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05-29-19, 05:43 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Jersey Devil Sat Sep 21, 2019 Salem County NJ

The South Jersey Wheelmen bicycle club again is hosting the Jersey Devil Century. Ride distances are two 50-milers (which can be ridden back-to-back to get a century) and two 25-milers. This year's...
05-24-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,910
Posted By NJgreyhead

And while you're at Aldi, check-out their...

And while you're at Aldi, check-out their Fit&Active Fruit Bars, located at the checkout lanes. Good on-the-fly bike food for only .49 ea.
I especially like the cranberry & cherry.
Replies: 206
Views: 13,472
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yeah, doing a series on a fatbike, sheesh. I've...

Yeah, doing a series on a fatbike, sheesh. I've ridden one of Jimmy's Permanents, and seen him pictured in American Randonneur with icicles on his eyelashes while doing a seriously dangerous...
Replies: 206
Views: 13,472
Posted By NJgreyhead

Happy to help, rhm. Thanks for the thanks. I...

Happy to help, rhm. Thanks for the thanks.
I got talking to one rider, and found he is the son of a first-cousin of mine!
It was good to see you again. I noticed you weren't riding your fixie, as...
05-02-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Raleigh Gran Sport, decent condition (no Brooks...

Raleigh Gran Sport, decent condition (no Brooks saddle) $250.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/bristol-1975-raleigh-gran-sport-57/6879377462.html
...
04-23-19, 07:13 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

A 60cm Trek 660 (Reynolds 531) 12sp with a Brooks...

A 60cm Trek 660 (Reynolds 531) 12sp with a Brooks saddle for $250.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/merion-station-trek-660-vintage-road/6854794221.html...
04-22-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yeah, I got a new one (floor pump) recently after...

Yeah, I got a new one (floor pump) recently after reading a glowing review from Road Bike Rider, and am very disappointed. Seems like it should be easy, and is anything but. Really gotta futz with...
04-18-19, 05:36 PM
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Views: 2,666,501
Posted By NJgreyhead

Only one picture, and it is of a hub/freehub....

Only one picture, and it is of a hub/freehub. Great description, tho.

https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/lawnside-2018-trek-madone-99-full/6869299806.html
⇆2018 Trek Madoneα 9.9 Full Carbon...
04-08-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,244
Posted By NJgreyhead

Just posted this in the Are You Looking for One...

Just posted this in the Are You Looking for One of These thread, $65 (partly because I like the headbadge):
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/paulsboro-bike/6859406584.html...
04-08-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 51,220
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Trek 620 frame, fork, interrupter brake levers,...

Trek 620 frame, fork, interrupter brake levers, bar-end shifters etc, claimed to just need 700c wheels, 22.5", $100....
04-08-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Batavus $65. Great headbadge. ...

Batavus $65. Great headbadge.
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/paulsboro-bike/6859406584.html...
04-08-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Mercier $50. ...

Mercier $50.
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/marlton-vintage-made-in-france-mercier/6849107656.html...
04-03-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 999
Posted By NJgreyhead

Here's this from Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly,...

Here's this from Jan Heine of Bicycle Quarterly, on how bicycle innovation trails automobile and motorcycle innovation:

"Radial tires have improved traction and fuel efficiency of cars and...
04-01-19, 05:23 AM
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Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Claimed Trek 614 for only $200, but no triple, no...

Claimed Trek 614 for only $200, but no triple, no Reynolds 531 sticker (repaint?), and is that fork OK?
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/philadelphia-mens-trek-614/6855060571.html...
03-27-19, 06:53 AM
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Views: 1,211,899
Posted By NJgreyhead

I do a lot of road-biking. Not being a serious...

I do a lot of road-biking. Not being a serious mountain-biker (I just like to ride on some woods trails occasionally), and not wanting to get Lyme disease, I usually stay out of the woods except for...
03-27-19, 04:28 AM
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Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Lots of quality vintage bikes, frames etc being...

Lots of quality vintage bikes, frames etc being sold this Sat 3/30 by a guy who is selling his house in Yardley PA 19067. One of the bikes is a Peugeot PX-10 I posted here previously. I may see you...
03-26-19, 05:53 PM
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Views: 1,211,899
Posted By NJgreyhead

Maybe my last chance to ride out in the woods...

Maybe my last chance to ride out in the woods this Spring before the deer ticks and chiggers come to life. 19+ miles in the Jersey Pine Barrens, Penn Branch ("Orange") Trail out behind Batsto,...
03-23-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By NJgreyhead

Well, sure. One was for the TEAM Time Trial. Duh.

Well, sure. One was for the TEAM Time Trial. Duh.
03-23-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By NJgreyhead

Hey! Those are mine! I thought maybe there were...

Hey! Those are mine!
I thought maybe there were a couple missing from my trophy room...
Replies: 206
Views: 13,472
Posted By NJgreyhead

Thanks for another cool video, @ atwl77...

Thanks for another cool video, @ atwl77 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/atwl77-467079.html) . I enjoyed it.
Kudos on the 600k, too.
-NJg
03-20-19, 08:13 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Vintage Trek site's 1985 brochure has a smudge at...

Vintage Trek site's 1985 brochure has a smudge at that frame-size spot, but the chart shows seat-tube measurements of 59.6 and 63.5. I'd guess the latter....
03-20-19, 07:45 AM
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Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yet another Trek

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/00a0a_7eljskmbcet_600x450_f1d9c90c8670a5ca01e21badcefd5bf80f5406c9.jpg
This 1985 Trek 470, tallish True Temper frame, needs TLC, but is...
03-18-19, 06:33 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Still raining Treks in the Philly CL area

Early Trek 520, Reynolds 501 (Ishiwata fork?), apparently good paint (Imron?), 22.5", $200.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-london-trek-520-touring/6844684660.html...
03-17-19, 07:58 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Another Trek 400 Elance, Reynolds 531, triple...

Another Trek 400 Elance, Reynolds 531, triple (half-step w/granny), $175.
https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-london-trek-elance-400/6843108375.html
...
03-16-19, 02:17 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Decent-looking older 19.5" cro-mo Fuji Roubaix...

Decent-looking older 19.5" cro-mo Fuji Roubaix GPX, only $85.
https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/ephrata-fuji-roubaix-gpx-road-bike/6843081130.html
...
03-15-19, 04:15 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Trek 400 Elance (Reynolds 531?), $125. ...

Trek 400 Elance (Reynolds 531?), $125.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/king-of-prussia-trek-elance-400/6838066077.html...
03-06-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By NJgreyhead

The explanation given in the newspaper just...

The explanation given in the newspaper just strikes me as a little, well, incomplete. No mention of an attempt to sell the business, which had to have been considered.
Perhaps they own the real...
03-06-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By NJgreyhead

I wonder if it is a city v. suburbs/small town...

I wonder if it is a city v. suburbs/small town thing. Sounds like city shops seem to be doing better. Having colleges nearby probably helps that, bringing in more young people who find bikes not just...
03-05-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,425
Posted By NJgreyhead

Here's more info about Advanced Sports from...

Here's more info about Advanced Sports from today's Phila Inquirer, written by staffer Joseph N DiStefano (probably available at Philly.Com):
Head Group has been outbid by BikeCo, which "includes...
03-05-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By NJgreyhead

Within a 15-mile radius from me (but not counting...

Within a 15-mile radius from me (but not counting the area across the Delaware River in Philly), 3 shops are closing or have closed within the last year or so (including D&Q in the original post)....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,264
Posted By NJgreyhead

In fairness (if that matters), the Dick's nearest...

In fairness (if that matters), the Dick's nearest to me has a dedicated bike counter, with workstand, at least sometimes manned by a guy I know to be a certifiable bike nut (mainly choppers, but...
03-01-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,888
Posted By NJgreyhead

Talk about taking the lane... Irony? ...

Talk about taking the lane... Irony?

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/494x635/bklanesign_f1a07ba640613be4dc1b1fb18b23031a7a23b9e5.jpg
02-25-19, 10:45 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Claimed original owner 1986 Peugeot PX 10, vgc,...

Claimed original owner 1986 Peugeot PX 10, vgc, Mavic out the wazoo incl fr & rr ders and cranks, lots of good pics incl catalog page, $655....
Forum: Touring
02-25-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,111
Posted By NJgreyhead

1984 Trek 620, Huret fr der, Suntour V-Gt rr der,...

1984 Trek 620, Huret fr der, Suntour V-Gt rr der, clean-looking but apparent ding in top tube, $475.
https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/new-brunswick-1984-trek-620-touring/6827606324.html
...
Forum: Touring
02-25-19, 04:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,111
Posted By NJgreyhead

I just posted this in C&V, but thought it might...

I just posted this in C&V, but thought it might be OK to post it here as well (no connection to me):
1983 Lotus Eclair 18sp tourer, $250....
02-25-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

1983 Lotus Eclair 18sp tourer, $250. ...

1983 Lotus Eclair 18sp tourer, $250.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/philadelphia-lotus-eclair-touring-1983/6827387708.html
...
Forum: Touring
02-24-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,111
Posted By NJgreyhead

1984 Trek 620, $499 obo. ...

1984 Trek 620, $499 obo.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/hainesport-1984-trek-620-touring/6820543066.html
...
02-24-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By NJgreyhead

Thanks, Bill. And point taken. -NJg

Thanks, Bill.
And point taken.
-NJg
02-24-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17,413
Views: 2,666,501
Posted By NJgreyhead

OK, now this one really does look like a 'barn...

OK, now this one really does look like a 'barn find.'
Actually, it could be somebody's idea of a classic worth restoration at only $100, if you don't mind the crotch-stabbers....
02-23-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,131
Posted By NJgreyhead

Another bike shop closing

A well-regarded bike shop in Cherry Hill NJ (near Philly) is closing soon. Danzeisen & Quigley (also big in skiing and other sports) will close the doors sometime after ski season ends, according to...
Forum: Touring
02-22-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,111
Posted By NJgreyhead

Trek 320 (didn't know they made 3-series...

Trek 320 (didn't know they made 3-series tourers), 54cm, $275.
https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/somerset-trek-320-road-series-54cm/6825837676.html
...
02-20-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Raleigh International. Knowledgeable owner wants...

Raleigh International. Knowledgeable owner wants $400.
"Chrome is a bit rough but paint overall is nice. Wheels are incorrect 27" dimpled Weinnmans with Normandy hubs, which I believe are correct...
02-18-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/00f0f_7sbydn3ekiy_1200x900_691d639e371d4968aa68de3cac7f9e7282af9c10.jpg
1984 Trek 620, $499 obo....
02-16-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

No-name frame, but downtube shifters, aero brake...

No-name frame, but downtube shifters, aero brake levers, and a 531 sticker on the fork. $25?

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/doylestown-mens-road-bike/6821096928.html
...
02-15-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,772
Posted By NJgreyhead

Exactly, 2cam16. I compare the 26+ lbs of the...

Exactly, 2cam16. I compare the 26+ lbs of the 1990 Univega NS to 25 lbs of my 1988 Trek 400 w/ True Temper double-butted 4130 cro-mo. The Trek is a...
02-14-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,772
Posted By NJgreyhead

T-Mar pegged it as a 1990 model, made in 1989. ...

T-Mar pegged it as a 1990 model, made in 1989.
I sold it to a riding buddy when I first realized I had too many bikes. Nice color, in good shape. Handsome bike, but not light - a bit over 26 lbs...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,562
Posted By NJgreyhead

Congrats on your R-12, GG! Good stuff.

Congrats on your R-12, GG! Good stuff.
02-03-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 724
Posted By NJgreyhead

Good to know, VR. Worth posting in the Regional...

Good to know, VR. Worth posting in the Regional forums?

Real nice pics, too. Thanks.
-NJg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,662
Posted By NJgreyhead

Gloucester City NJ overlooking the Delaware River...

Gloucester City NJ overlooking the Delaware River toward South Philly piers, with the Walt Whitman Bridge and a bit of Center City skyline visible to the right.
...
01-28-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 51,220
Views: 6,658,250
Posted By NJgreyhead

Claimed to be a 1980s Sterling by...

Claimed to be a 1980s Sterling by "Bilinkey"(Bilenky?), Reynolds 531c, Grand Bois Cypress 700x30 tires (incl new spare), 33 3/4", $600....
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