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08-02-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By bargo68

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07-31-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 350,379
Posted By bargo68

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post...

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post from his blog:
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com)

...
07-28-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,772
Posted By bargo68

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time...

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time - it might have been a couple times - at the Fillmore East in 1970, I was opening for this sorry-*ss cat named Steve Miller. Steve Miller didn't have...
07-23-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,152
Posted By bargo68

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!! Sorry, it's...

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!!

Sorry, it's happy hour over here...
07-19-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 269,089
Posted By bargo68

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this...

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this morning. Did the short ride (park car and ride the rest) instead of the long one. Really enjoying the feel and pace of SS and will experiment with...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By bargo68

I commuted about 7500 miles last year on a carved...

I commuted about 7500 miles last year on a carved C17 (all weather) and my pants are none the worse for wear. All riding done with cycling wear, so YMMV.
07-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,604
Posted By bargo68

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers!...

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers! Did 84 miles on my 91 Cannondale ST1000.

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06-26-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,487
Posted By bargo68

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven...

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven sisters.


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06-16-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By bargo68

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to...

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to ride, looks absolutely gorgeous!
My real takeaway from this though, was that I really need a boiler suit.
06-15-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 40,370
Posted By bargo68

Bargo is a nickname given to me by a Kiwi friend....

Bargo is a nickname given to me by a Kiwi friend. I was born in 68.
Avatar is my 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner, which I rode this morning to Hilda's for pancake and eggs with my honey.
06-09-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,337
Posted By bargo68

Thanks! It was my 50th birthday gift from my...

Thanks! It was my 50th birthday gift from my partner. Our house is from 1916 and has no garage, so she thought I should have a place to store my goodies. Keeps me out of her hair as well.
06-06-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 164,309
Posted By bargo68

Going for the full tear down. Bought a couple...

Going for the full tear down. Bought a couple bags of 4 ought steel wool for the clean up.

...
06-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,337
Posted By bargo68

There's a little C&V, so I think this is...

There's a little C&V, so I think this is justified.

My backyard today:

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05-26-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,957
Posted By bargo68

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! ...

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! :speedy: ;)
05-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,132
Posted By bargo68

Bikes in the back stock!! I feel very lucky to...

Bikes in the back stock!!
I feel very lucky to be able to park inside. Weather's not the issue, downtown Berkeley is....
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By bargo68

I would think anything made out of Tange 1 with a...

I would think anything made out of Tange 1 with a well treated 600 group should get at least 3 bills.
05-07-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,495
Posted By bargo68

I've been using the Lezyne steel floor drive...

I've been using the Lezyne steel floor drive pretty daily for about 9 years. Only had to replace the chuck once a couple years ago. One caveat, you have to be okay threading the chuck onto the valve...
04-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By bargo68

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the...

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the mid eighties came with 27 x 1 Araya rims. It has a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Haven't weighed it, but it's light and fast.
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Forum: Commuting
04-19-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,744
Posted By bargo68

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3...

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3 or 4 times a week. Last Monday I took my bike with the steepest gearing and rode the return leg in a 25 mph headwind. There is a 4 1/2 mile long bridge...
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By bargo68

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04-06-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By bargo68

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which...

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which has a distinct lack of Frenchness in it's 'swoop' (or lack thereof):

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03-20-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing...

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing an acerbic Frenchman punching roadside workers and leaving his touring partners 2 states behind...
I'm guessing these represent a marketing brain...
03-20-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bargo68

Anyone know about Bernard Hinault panniers?

Picked these up at a local thrift store yesterday. Absolutely nothing on the innerwebs (that I could find), and no tags inside claiming materials or place of manufacture.
They are made from a slick,...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By bargo68

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that...

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that porteur rack it does look to be vintage and you might recoup the cost of the bike with that piece alone.
01-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,898
Posted By bargo68

^^^What he said.^^^^ Finished this build...

^^^What he said.^^^^

Finished this build yesterday. Picked up the Rockhopper on Craigslist for 100. All it needed was new tires and a thorough cleaning. Got the Maxxis DTH's and redid the...
01-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 33,268
Posted By bargo68

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was...

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was my 'low-trail curious' bike.
Shoulda had a black saddle......

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01-05-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By bargo68

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50...

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50 and wound up turning it into a single speed. Very comfy geometry and you get Suntour barcons!!...
12-20-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 598
Posted By bargo68

Sweet sweating Jesus....... That's beyond grail.

Sweet sweating Jesus.......
That's beyond grail.
12-10-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By bargo68

merziac How cool! I've been catching up on...

merziac

How cool! I've been catching up on his blog and have become a fan of his writing as well as his design sensibility. I've traded a couple cordial emails with him and joined the registry....
12-10-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By bargo68

Your wish is my command! ...

Your wish is my command!


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12-10-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By bargo68

FS: 1983 Univega Super Special frameset 60 cm VERY PIC HEAVY!

Howdy!

It's my first time listing a sale on BF, and hope to have a pleasant transaction all the way around.
I have a 1983 Univega Super Special frameset that was a Craigslist purchase last year....
11-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,882
Posted By bargo68

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the...

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the drummers.....
11-20-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,884
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on...

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on some cheap cork tape with the idea I might get some Fizik black to go matchy-matchy with the saddle at a later date.
Bought as a sad single speed...
11-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By bargo68

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.
11-05-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By bargo68

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing...

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing this would qualify. It's a mid eighties Zunow Road Racer. 54.5 cm squared with a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Interestingly, it has Araya 27 inch rims...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,086
Posted By bargo68

Larry, wasn't our introduction to you here at BF...

Larry, wasn't our introduction to you here at BF a story about crashing your hybrid accompanied by a photo of your leering, bloodied face?
You sound like a real hard-charger, bud.
Be careful, you...
10-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,588
Posted By bargo68

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's...

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's commuting. Managed to get 45mm fenders on my Black Mountain road, so I get to keep the 32mm rubber!
We're just starting to get some rain here in...
10-13-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By bargo68

I would never buy tires from guys who look like...

I would never buy tires from guys who look like an England Dan and John Ford Coley cover band.

Or maybe I would......
10-11-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By bargo68

:thumb: Easy peasy! Mike Watt would be proud!

:thumb: Easy peasy!
Mike Watt would be proud!
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,390
Posted By bargo68

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one. I work...

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one.
I work in downtown Berkeley and am literally surrounded by the HOMELESS problem for 9 waking hours every workday. It is grim. These people are suffering and...
10-05-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,487
Posted By bargo68

In 2020- 6429.4 miles, 241,859 ft elevation. ...

In 2020-
6429.4 miles, 241,859 ft elevation.

for 2021 so far-
6275 miles, 248,659 ft elevation.

53 years old.
10-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 53,892
Posted By bargo68

Jan- 644.6 Feb- 602.4 Mar- 763.6 Apr- 600.9...

Jan- 644.6
Feb- 602.4
Mar- 763.6
Apr- 600.9
May- 613.2
Jun- 812.8
Jul- 866.5
Aug- 699.1
Sep- 580.7
09-20-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By bargo68

Here in Fairfax cops post up on the weekend and...

Here in Fairfax cops post up on the weekend and nail both group and solo riders, most of whom are weekend-warrior-hard-charger types.
Always gives me a chuckle, but I do shout a warning when I'm...
09-18-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By bargo68

Wrong, chump. ...

Wrong, chump.

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09-18-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By bargo68

Or get a little matchy-matchy... ...

Or get a little matchy-matchy...
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09-17-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By bargo68

Ah, yeah, gotcha. No, I think it generally...

Ah, yeah, gotcha.
No, I think it generally means that if you have trained your body to go that much in a week, you could summon that amount of energy for one ride if your body was not taxed by an...
09-17-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By bargo68

I take it to mean that if I routinely ride...

I take it to mean that if I routinely ride 150-200 a week, then I should be able to do 150-200 in one ride. Ain't gonna happen as my fitness stands today.
09-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere...

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere from 150-220 a week, commuting mostly, and there is no way I could do that in one ride.
09-12-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By bargo68

Indeed! And it's a beautiful bike. Reading that...

Indeed! And it's a beautiful bike.
Reading that back, it does sound a little, ummmm, unrestrained.
Sorry if I came off as douchy.
On first glance, though, I saw the long chainstays and just...
09-12-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By bargo68

Ahh-I thought it was a more generic term. ...

Ahh-I thought it was a more generic term.
Thanks for setting me straight.
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