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12-04-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 907
Posted By camjr

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

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11-29-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,444
Posted By camjr

Well, I'll take the high road with my response...

Well, I'll take the high road with my response and simply say Lewisville, Texas USA.

Now, feel free to unbunch your knickers.
11-29-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,264
Posted By camjr

11/7 19.46 11/8 21.92 11/11 18.23 ...

11/7 19.46
11/8 21.92
11/11 18.23
11/14 17.67
11/22 16.62
11/27 1.78 (something popped, and it wasn't my bike. Had to turn around and hope nothing was wrong physically)
11/29 ...
11-29-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25,630
Views: 2,550,177
Posted By camjr

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind....

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind. Chased by a mastiff mix. 20 miles. Still a good day on the Motobecane's saddle in Lewisville, TX.
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11-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,444
Posted By camjr

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11-29-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind....

Cold, damp, drizzle, and a stout north wind. Chased by a mastiff mix. Still a good day on the Motobecane's saddle in Lewisville, TX.
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11-22-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,968
Posted By camjr

Thanks - that original frame color and trim was...

Thanks - that original frame color and trim was tailor-made for the Brooks saddle and bar-tape.
11-22-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,444
Posted By camjr

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11-22-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,968
Posted By camjr

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11-16-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,161
Posted By camjr

I have both and ride both. I have a 2013 Fuji...

I have both and ride both. I have a 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 that got me back into riding, and my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring I restored back in early 2018 (my father purchased it new, so it's got a...
11-12-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,420,301
Posted By camjr

I had the 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 out yesterday...

I had the 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 out yesterday and took a few shots.
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11-12-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,838
Posted By camjr

18 quick miles after work yesterday on my 2013...

18 quick miles after work yesterday on my 2013 Absolute 2.1 on a perfect day to ride. I can't think of the last time I rode with ZERO wind!

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08-15-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am...

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am when it was only 86 degrees outside. 21.5 miles up to my favorite area along the shoreline of Lewisville Lake north of DFW. Easy access from the house....
08-14-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,767
Posted By camjr

107 degrees at 3pm here in DFW, Texas. That's...

107 degrees at 3pm here in DFW, Texas. That's why my weekday rides are starting at 4:45am when it's a nice, brisk 85 degrees...
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08-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,584
Posted By camjr

4:45am because ellipticals suck and it will be...

4:45am because ellipticals suck and it will be 103 degrees this afternoon when I stop working for the day. My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring.
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08-10-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,838
Posted By camjr

Nice! I still ride the hell out of my 2013 2.1...

Nice! I still ride the hell out of my 2013 2.1 (blue)
08-10-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 51,883
Posted By camjr

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08-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

Out for a pre-dawn ride on the '76 Motobecane...

Out for a pre-dawn ride on the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. I left the house at 5:45am to beat the Texas heat. Great ride until the big red wasp hit and stuck to the inside of my left knee and...
06-17-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,784
Posted By camjr

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's...

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's already very comfortable. My 225 pounds is apparently speeding the break-in process along.
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06-12-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,584
Posted By camjr

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06-10-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,794
Posted By camjr

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents...

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents and personal touches are always spot on.

Cheers.
06-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 51,883
Posted By camjr

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06-07-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 797,391
Posted By camjr

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06-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat...

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat the North Texas heat. No wind at all, but the humidity was brutal, although it was quite comfortable as long as I was moving. I stopped for a...
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25,630
Views: 2,550,177
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and...

I decided to take a few days off work, and decided to break out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning...
06-04-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke...

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning and sitting...
06-03-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 806,107
Posted By camjr

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks...

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks B17, Brooks microfiber bar tape, and a new, shorter reach quill stem from Origin8.
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06-03-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 806,107
Posted By camjr

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides...

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides around here north of DFW, Texas that rides a similar looking Guerciotti.
06-03-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,030
Posted By camjr

I would still start with a long established bike...

I would still start with a long established bike shop that has experience in older bikes and have them take a shot of "adjusting" the bent fork and build it back for you as the earlier post...
06-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25,630
Views: 2,550,177
Posted By camjr

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride...

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride Saturday (grass clippings on a curve, and I wasn't paying attention). Luckily I ended up in the grass and weeds before I hit the ground. No road rash, no...
06-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 797,391
Posted By camjr

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05-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,784
Posted By camjr

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days...

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days ago and took my first ride on it yesterday after work. I had already treated with Proofide when I received it before I put it on the bike along with...
05-21-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 648,283
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber...

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. Comfortable right out of the box!
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05-21-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,584
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape...

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. The nice thing about being 225 pounds is that the break in time for the saddle is sped along!
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05-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,968
Posted By camjr

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state. ...

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state.

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05-17-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,707
Views: 614,499
Posted By camjr

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for...

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring!
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05-10-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76...

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76 Moto GT. I wanted to get into the lake when dawn was breaking. Riding up to the west side of the lake gives me some great sunrises.
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05-05-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles...

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles after work today. I can't think of the last time we had a stout north wind this late in the year in DFW. It certainly made the return leg easier.
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05-05-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,838
Posted By camjr

My 2013 Absolute 2.1 as it currently sits after...

My 2013 Absolute 2.1 as it currently sits after thousands of miles. Yes, it's dirty but I washed it a few days ago.

I've been riding my vintage Motobecane Grand Touring a lot more lately, but I...
05-03-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

20 very hot, humid, and WINDY miles in North...

20 very hot, humid, and WINDY miles in North Texas today on my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring....
04-23-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,584
Posted By camjr

Either my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring or my...

Either my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring or my 2013 Fuji Absolute hybrid. Both great rides for me at 53 years old and 225 pounds.
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04-19-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 797,391
Posted By camjr

I had the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring out today...

I had the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring out today in the rain, wind, and even a brief bit of small hail! It's now in need of a serious wash.
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04-19-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

24 wet, windy miles with some unexpected small...

24 wet, windy miles with some unexpected small hail mixed in. That was rough, but still beats riding the Covid-19 Couch. I pretty much ride solo anyway. Tour of the Lake Cities, north of DFW, TX on...
04-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,135
Posted By camjr

I took the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring for a...

I took the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring for a short 16 miles of social distancing today. There was a pretty brisk and damp north wind today but it beats the couch. The Vitus 172 tubing and 27◊1 1/8...
04-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,661
Posted By camjr

Nice ride! I took my '76 Grand Touring out...

Nice ride! I took my '76 Grand Touring out today. All original apart from consumables. That Vitus 172 frame rides beautifully.

Cheers!
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04-04-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 533,183
Posted By camjr

Awfully cold in North Texas for April 4. 41...

Awfully cold in North Texas for April 4. 41 degrees F, north wind, and light drizzle. I ended up cutting it to a short 14 miles on my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 trying to beat the heavy rain. Still...
04-04-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,420,301
Posted By camjr

I took a couple of my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 on...

I took a couple of my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 on an unseasonably cold ride this morning.

Cheers
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01-20-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,420,301
Posted By camjr

My old reliable 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 in it's...

My old reliable 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 in it's current state...

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01-20-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 533,183
Posted By camjr

My 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 took me to Denton,TX...

My 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 took me to Denton,TX for breakfast tacos and beer with a friend of mine on his 2018 Absolute. Outbound was into a 20-25 headwind but the return leg was easy spinning!...
12-13-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By camjr

I rode my Fuji Absolute hybrid behind the float...

I rode my Fuji Absolute hybrid behind the float from my wife's school last weekend in a Parade of Lights in Flower Mound, TX. I also attached a battery pack to my helmet to add a string of LED's up...
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