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12-04-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 915
Posted By camjr

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

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11-29-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,445
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, 01:06 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 51,094
Posted By camjr

I looked like this today... ...

I looked like this today...

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11-29-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,265
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: 2,550,198
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: 13,445
Posted By camjr

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11-29-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,819
Posted By camjr

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11-29-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
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.
...
11-22-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
Posted By camjr

Low 50's with a stout north wind. All that was...

Low 50's with a stout north wind. All that was fine until it unexpectedly started raining sideways. I had to ride about a mile in it until I could get under a covered pavillion at some baseball...
11-22-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3,819
Views: 343,741
Posted By camjr

Derailleur adjustment day on the '76 Moto Grand...

Derailleur adjustment day on the '76 Moto Grand Touring after the recent new cabling has had a chance to settle in. I always find a bit of zen in dialing these in...
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11-22-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,973
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: 13,445
Posted By camjr

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11-22-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,973
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...
11-13-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,503
Posted By camjr

Schwalbe Marathons for me. I do a lot of pre-dawn...

Schwalbe Marathons for me. I do a lot of pre-dawn and night rides, and appreciate the reflective sidewalls. They've been extremely durable, have excellent puncture protection, and have been great on...
11-12-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7,616
Views: 2,420,342
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: 8,839
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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08-26-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
Posted By camjr

Not many opportunities for nice pics when I'm...

Not many opportunities for nice pics when I'm rolling out at 4:45am for a quick ride before work to get the blood and body moving. No moon, one coyote, and a new closed road/construction zone that...
08-15-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
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: 31,585
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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08-14-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
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.

...
08-10-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,839
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: 51,884
Posted By camjr

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08-08-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
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: 5,785
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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06-17-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,454
Posted By camjr

I knew nothing about the history of these bikes...

I knew nothing about the history of these bikes and components. This thread was a nice learning experience. Thanks all!
06-12-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 31,585
Posted By camjr

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06-11-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,995
Posted By camjr

I put the plain old Schwalbe Marathons on my Fuji...

I put the plain old Schwalbe Marathons on my Fuji Absolute and they handle everthing well. No problem at all on any surface. YMMV, but they're bulletproof.
06-10-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By camjr

There are enough "porta-potties" in areas around...

There are enough "porta-potties" in areas around me where that's never really an issue. I ride a lot of Corps of Engineers park land roads, and there are bathroom and water facilities there but...
06-10-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,807
Posted By camjr

I'll typically only ride off the saddle on...

I'll typically only ride off the saddle on steeper climbs. In my part of Texas, they're usually few and far between, and short. I'm breaking in a new Brooks B17 and thought I would be standing on...
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.
06-10-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,057
Posted By camjr

I went to my favorite, long standing LBS the...

I went to my favorite, long standing LBS the other day simply to get a new bottle cage simply because I wanted chrome or silver over my current black one. Sold out of all bottle cages, bikes, and...
Forum: BMX
06-09-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,765
Posted By camjr

Very early 80's. First on a blue Mongoose with...

Very early 80's. First on a blue Mongoose with Motomags, later replaced with Tuff II's, then a chrome Supergoose with Z-Rims.

Cheers.
06-09-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,721
Posted By camjr

It's mostly about the engine, not the bike...

It's mostly about the engine, not the bike (although getting the fit right will make a big difference as stated above). The Escape (or Fuji Absolute, or Trek FX, etc.) are all relatively quick...
06-09-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By camjr

The easiest way is to go to Trek's website and...

The easiest way is to go to Trek's website and look on the bottom of the home page under Support. Bike companies often have model archives or catalog archives. You should be able to match it up on...
06-08-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,358
Posted By camjr

It's a bit of an older thread, but here is my...

It's a bit of an older thread, but here is my 1976 Grand Touring as it currently sits (yeah, it's not drive side, but it's a nice shot). It's a fantastic ride and gets between 50-75 miles a week.
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06-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 51,884
Posted By camjr

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06-07-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 797,401
Posted By camjr

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06-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16,455
Views: 1,721,147
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...
06-05-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,128
Posted By camjr

I bought a new pair of RayBan prescription...

I bought a new pair of RayBan prescription Clubmasters, and use the just replaced pair of prescription Bolle' aviators. I tend to ride in the replaced pair and have for years. For pre-dawn rides, I...
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25,630
Views: 2,550,198
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: 1,721,147
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23,483
Views: 2,732,641
Posted By camjr

With some patina and wooden accessories...

With some patina and wooden accessories...
06-03-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,835
Posted By camjr

I'm looking forward to watching the progress of...

I'm looking forward to watching the progress of this one.
Forum: Touring
06-03-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 215,490
Posted By camjr

I love seeing stuff like that on my rides,...

I love seeing stuff like that on my rides, knowing people have left a little token to mark their visit to remote places.
06-03-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,286
Posted By camjr

The best thing I did was to remove the computer...

The best thing I did was to remove the computer from the bars. I felt like I was always looking down and trying to push for higher speeds, longer distance, etc. Now I just turn on the phone app for...
06-03-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By camjr

My back pain improved dramatically when I started...

My back pain improved dramatically when I started doing a stretching routine in the shower every morning that opens up my upper back and shoulders, and then stretches my lower back and hamstrings. ...
06-03-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 806,111
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.
...
06-03-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 806,111
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.
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