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11-19-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,510
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px6577.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px6577.jpg
Sheephole Road, down the hill from my shop.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px6581.jpg
One of a pair of pony truss bridges over Tinicum Creek.
10-23-17, 07:14 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Perfect weather here this weekend; sunny in the...

Perfect weather here this weekend; sunny in the mid 70s.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6462.jpg
Center Bridge.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6469.jpg
Uhlerstown Bridge.
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10-22-17, 03:34 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,510
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6466.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6466.jpg
Uhlerstown Schoolhouse.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6477.jpg
The canal in October.
10-22-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6443.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6443.jpg
Fair warning.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6459.jpg
Telepoles.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6455.jpg
Nockamixon Cliffs. When I was...
10-22-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,510
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6447.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6447.jpg
10-22-17, 07:48 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,510
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6444.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6444.jpg
Along the towpath.
10-16-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Had a good ride on the Gran Tourisme yesterday. ...

Had a good ride on the Gran Tourisme yesterday.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6406.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6396.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6398.jpg

This bike...
10-16-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 15,510
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6400.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6400.jpg
Wickecheoke Creek, NJ.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 302,903
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6343.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6343.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-17, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,479
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6396.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt6396.jpg
Gitane Gran Tourisme over the Delaware.
10-09-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,983
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr6071.jpg 1973...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr6071.jpg
1973 PR10.
10-04-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Been riding the trails a lot lately. ...

Been riding the trails a lot lately.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6332.jpg
Station for Ivyland & New Hope RR. As a boy I attended the one-room schoolhouse in Ivyland.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-17, 11:47 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,033
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt091.jpg 1973...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt091.jpg
1973 Gitane Gran Tourisme, photo taken in January this year.
Reynolds 531 frame and forks, Campy Nuovo Record headset, BB, crankset, derailleurs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 302,903
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6213.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6213.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-17, 07:34 AM
Replies: 26,481
Views: 16,212,416
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10232.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10232.jpg
Peugeot PX10: Simplex SLJ derailleurs and retrofriction shifters, Mafac 2000 brakes, Stronglight 93 crankset.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr6071.jpg...
09-10-17, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Good that you're back on wheels. Some trail...

Good that you're back on wheels.

Some trail riding yesterday:

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6213.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6254.jpg
...
09-06-17, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

It's the side of a small and mouldering barn. ...

It's the side of a small and mouldering barn.


I was thinking of getting together some friends for a fall Green Lane to Valley Forge round trip on the Perkiomen Trail. That's always a great...
09-01-17, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr6099.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr6099.jpg
Around town on the PR10.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto6016.jpg
Enjoyed riding the Motobecane out for cannoli and cappuccino this weekend, and had...
02-25-17, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,947
Views: 125,755
Posted By HamboneSlim

Wanting to step up my bowl-turning-fu, I realized...

Wanting to step up my bowl-turning-fu, I realized I needed a better selection of bowl gouges.
So, I ordered some un-handled gouges in a useful selection of sizes and profiles, grabbed some wood...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,479
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10180.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10180.jpg
Peugeot PR10 at Cabin Run Bridge.
02-23-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Bill, That stem was an accident. I put it on...

Bill,
That stem was an accident. I put it on just to test the build and fit, and ended up really liking the fit. So I kept the stem, but really have never gotten used to how it looks. I suppose a...
02-23-17, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Around the neighborhood yesterday: ...

Around the neighborhood yesterday:

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10169.jpg
Mill.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10170.jpg
Outbuilding.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10172a.jpg
In...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,479
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10214.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10214.jpg

'72 PX-10 by the Delaware.
02-20-17, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Took a nice ride with friends yesterday. Looped...

Took a nice ride with friends yesterday. Looped around Riegelsville, PA, then over the river into Jersey, up River and Creek roads, then looped back down and through the Milford Narrows and then on...
02-11-17, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

That sounds perfect. My Motobecane Grand Record...

That sounds perfect. My Motobecane Grand Record is set up nice for trails like this.

Took the Gran Tourisme out around the block today.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt085.jpg
...
02-11-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Nice shots! I have to check that trail out this...

Nice shots! I have to check that trail out this spring.
02-02-17, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,842
Posted By HamboneSlim

I've used half clips on all my bikes since the...

I've used half clips on all my bikes since the early 70s. Works for me. MKS and Zefal make them in different sizes for different types of shoes.

The easiest to slip in and out of are the large...
02-02-17, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,947
Views: 125,755
Posted By HamboneSlim

:eek: Good on you for doing right by the old...

:eek:

Good on you for doing right by the old gal, she's an awesome bike. Fixing it up for display, and not taking it out on the road is the sensible thing to do.
Man, I really want to ride that...
02-02-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,762
Posted By HamboneSlim

...when your giving it all you've got on a steep...

...when your giving it all you've got on a steep downhill on an unfamiliar road and you've just spun out on your bike with the tallest gearing and you're crouched in the drops in maximum rocket...
01-30-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,947
Views: 125,755
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/bot01.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/bot01.jpg

Bottecchia, fast with fenders edition.
01-30-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 656,441
Posted By HamboneSlim

^Is there something wrong in the shoveling pic? ...

^Is there something wrong in the shoveling pic? You look normal in that one. :twitchy:

A couple more old dogs with gray muzzles:

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/avecspooner2.jpg
01-25-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Foothills & farms: ...

Foothills & farms:

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10150c.jpg
Forgotten bridge.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10155c.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/pr10166ca.jpg
...
01-24-17, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,318
Views: 402,657
Posted By HamboneSlim

A couple of saddles: a NOS one from France and a...

A couple of saddles: a NOS one from France and a new Italian one.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/saddles1.jpg
01-23-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 61,467
Posted By HamboneSlim

The tail light has an led bulb with the same base...

The tail light has an led bulb with the same base as the original -ordered it from China, I think, the headlight I fitted with a Cree emitter.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,479
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt069.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt069.jpg
Lumberville, PA.
01-23-17, 09:37 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 61,467
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt080.jpg My...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt080.jpg

My 1973 Gitane Gran Tourisme. The fenders are older Honjos, the lights are Luxor, the racks are V-O.
01-21-17, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Well that's so striking I had to see it again! :)

Well that's so striking I had to see it again! :)
01-21-17, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Aimless ramblings around the neighborhood today. ...

Aimless ramblings around the neighborhood today.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10202.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10206.jpg

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/px10207.jpg
...
01-19-17, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

These are from last week; computer had too much...

These are from last week; computer had too much coffee last week, so had to get a new rig.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt065.jpg
The canal in winter.
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01-16-17, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 142,641
Posted By HamboneSlim

No, but I found a scratched up, fluted SR that I...

No, but I found a scratched up, fluted SR that I was able to polish up.
Thanks for asking!
01-11-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,448
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://www.darkhollowdulcimers.com/oli12.jpghttp:/...

http://www.darkhollowdulcimers.com/oli12.jpghttp://www.darkhollowdulcimers.com/oli03.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,073
Views: 398,570
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://www.darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto107.jpg ...

http://www.darkhollowdulcimers.com/moto107.jpg
Motobecane Grand Record in Delaware this summer.
01-07-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 142,641
Posted By HamboneSlim

Sorry, that's gone.

Sorry, that's gone.
01-06-17, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

I use 27x1-1/4 tires on the Perkiomen trail with...

I use 27x1-1/4 tires on the Perkiomen trail with good success, but they are a bit too narrow for some loose sections of the Wissahickon Trail.

The Vittorio 700x35 had no trouble going over the...
01-06-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,107
Posted By HamboneSlim

Dave, The fenders are 10 year old Honjos, the...

Dave,
The fenders are 10 year old Honjos, the racks are V-O, and the lights are vintage Luxor. The tail light has an LED bulb, the headlight has been fitted with a Cree emitter; the front hub is a...
01-05-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

Outstanding photo, djkashuba !

Outstanding photo, djkashuba !
01-05-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,107
Posted By HamboneSlim

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt044.jpg ...

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt044.jpg

Gitane Gran Tourisme.
01-05-17, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13,783
Views: 1,209,802
Posted By HamboneSlim

A beautiful day for a ride yesterday, so I took...

A beautiful day for a ride yesterday, so I took the Gran Tourisme out to see how the 700x35 tires handle the muddy canal path.

http://darkhollowdulcimers.com/gt041.jpg
Jersey side of the river is...
01-05-17, 01:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,119
Posted By HamboneSlim

Glad that bike and rider survived without much...

Glad that bike and rider survived without much damage.
I hate that moment when you realize that it's going sideways and you no longer have any control over the outcome. An eternity in the instant...
01-03-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,451
Posted By HamboneSlim

I think you did - there are a lot of nice routes...

I think you did - there are a lot of nice routes to ride out here.
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