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11-16-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 421
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Posted By northbend

Almost home... ...

Almost home...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52504710711_875aca2eef_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nZEnfX)Finish with a loop by Mt. Si (https://flic.kr/p/2nZEnfX) by Matthew Pendergast...
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,063
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,456
Posted By seypat

I've never understood why a person fed up with...

I've never understood why a person fed up with circumstances needs to announce they're going away. :foo:
11-07-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

I overcame inertia today, pulled myself outta the...

I overcame inertia today, pulled myself outta the easy chair grabbed the bike and rode up into the mountains east of North Bend to find the snow line.
A classic fall storm system passed through the...
11-05-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,023
Posted By northbend

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_9142289b38_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf)The Old Brit (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/),...
11-04-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,806
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about...

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about his/her "involvement in the sport since 19xx." As if such a statement makes the poster a source of undeniable gospel expertise and anyone who doesn't...
11-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,806
Posted By Bianchigirll

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10-28-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 39,715
Posted By Harhir

Yesterday morning before Takeoff. :lol: ...

Yesterday morning before Takeoff. :lol:

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10-27-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 39,715
Posted By The Golden Boy

We're on vacation in Door County- about 43 miles...

We're on vacation in Door County- about 43 miles south from that stretch of road right now-

Funny thing about that picture... First- it's really hard to get a shot of that stretch of road without...
10-21-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,333
Posted By fender1

I will happily apologize. I am not saying that...

I will happily apologize. I am not saying that you are scamming people, trying to scam people or anything of the sort. I also am glad that you are doing what you can to save cool old bikes and share...
10-20-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 667
Posted By konakai

Two of a kind early Paramounts

thought I'd post these for your viewing pleasure. p number paramounts, prob 1947s. I love sweaty unrestored bikes. this is my favorite paint scheme of paramounts...
10-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kilroy1988

An Old Jo Routens Randonneuse!

Hello all,

I'm finally diving into the French scene with a splash after receiving a box from France last weekend. This afternoon I took the time to assemble the bicycle as purchased...

It's a...
10-14-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Lascauxcaveman pops in (MBK Grand Jubile content)

Due to the INSANE workload I've had in the last two years, I've been largely absent from these pages for that period. Also, I'm not riding, basically, at all :(

Today I had a rare day off from...
10-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,117
Posted By obrentharris

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My son brought this back from France for me several years ago. As you can...
10-08-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By Doug Fattic

A short tutorial on how to carve lugs

A few years ago I ordered a volume of blank lugs from Japan. I've used the profits to support our Ukraine Bicycle Project. Several of my framebuilding class students have chosen to carve these lugs...
10-05-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By obrentharris

A foggy morning for a gravel ride in the Point...

A foggy morning for a gravel ride in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

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10-02-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,892
Posted By Charles Wahl

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on...

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on Every Uncivil, Hateful or Selfish Impulse That You Have.
I was more succinct, but I've been censored.
09-27-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,890
Posted By cudak888

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this...

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this an honorary A&S thread.

Granted, it's entertaining enough that I genuinely would like to find a Confente at a yard sale someday...just so I can...
09-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By panzerwagon

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a...

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a kit. Fork doesn’t look chromed to me, but what do I know.

Spotted an aluminum bracket shim for ye olde cannondale handlebar bag.
09-27-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,303
Posted By BertoBerg

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the...

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the most are from the late ‘60s to the early ‘80s. I’ve had modern bikes but I always wander back to vintage steel with friction shifting. To me a modern...
09-26-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,303
Posted By The Golden Boy

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in...

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in 1987.

The guitars and guitar amps I like are the ones that were cool in the 60s and 70s, that I have little to no recollection of at the time......
09-25-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By thinktubes

Did the Treadhead Fall Tour out of Lake Geneva....

Did the Treadhead Fall Tour out of Lake Geneva. 76 miles, 2700 ft of climbing. Managed a rolling time of 4:39/16.4 mph.

Roads were quiet and smooth. Weather was dicey all day. A couple of showers...
09-21-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,257
Posted By jethin

“Maybe I’d be interested if he had stem shifters…”

“Maybe I’d be interested if he had stem shifters…”
09-21-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,257
Posted By Fredo76

Luckily I did not ask BF members for permission...

Luckily I did not ask BF members for permission or approval before putting on a taller stem and stem shifters as one of my first geezer modifications, primarily for safety reasons, as it's a long...
09-21-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

Closing summer out with a couple of rides in the...

Closing summer out with a couple of rides in the mountains.

On Monday, I made a run up the trail to the Pass via the 2 mile long Snoqualmie Tunnel wanting to try out the new Edelux headlight I’d...
09-16-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By nlerner

Reminds me of my grandparents' living room couch.

Reminds me of my grandparents' living room couch.
09-15-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By indyfabz

If you were capable of understanding what it...

If you were capable of understanding what it takes to keep something as unique as the Hiawatha serviceable you would not think it an abuse. The terrain, weather (It crosses the Bitterroots, for...
09-12-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By rccardr

What was supposed to be three days of riding with...

What was supposed to be three days of riding with BF member Prowler on Schuylkill Valley bike paths turned into just a dingle ride/day, due to weather.
But it was one heck of a glorious ride, on our...
09-11-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By scozim

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this...

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this afternoon. It started out casually enough but turned into a big hammer fest with lots of sweat because, well . . . . I just can't seem to ride...
09-11-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie wasn't happy with the brakes on her...

Mrs non-fixie wasn't happy with the brakes on her Zieleman. And since it's destined for L'Eroica next month, I needed to do something about that.

So I replaced the first generation Dura-Ace...
09-07-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19,837
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Posted By northbend

These are the best of days, Late summer… ...

These are the best of days, Late summer…

Starting from the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort at noon I ride to Sunrise inside Mount Rainier National Park for lunch with a view yesterday....
09-02-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pizza run today ...

Pizza run today


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08-23-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 860
Posted By thinktubes

I hope the headset isn’t frozen

I hope the headset isn’t frozen
08-23-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 887
Posted By Roger M

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I believe you need fifty posts to get out of newbie...
08-20-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By ThermionicScott

My Bianchi 650B conversion has spent long periods...

My Bianchi 650B conversion has spent long periods of time with close to zero clearance at the chainstays. The Col de la Vie tires I started with measured about 36.5mm wide, giving about 1-2mm of...
08-12-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

Lets bring this thread back to riding bikes...

Lets bring this thread back to riding bikes again.... Starting on Mercer Island, I rode over to Vashon Island to visit with my big brother yesterday.

On the way down to the Seattle Waterfront,...
08-09-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

Another day of heat yesterday so out looking for...

Another day of heat yesterday so out looking for a swimming hole. It was a quiet spot so I went skinny dippin' here :-)
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08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By Froyd Stellar

A 1985 Schwinn World Sport to inspire or infuriate

I fully understand that some people won't take kindly at the kind of bastardizing I inflicted on this poor Schwinn, but this "restoration" project was a lot of fun and a great learning experience for...
08-06-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup...

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup the other day with a new Swift.

Going back to good ol’ leather.

The C15 was comfortable in it’s own way and waterproof which was why I bought it...
08-02-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,671
Posted By SuperLJ

Not nearly enough, I think. Someone once...

Not nearly enough, I think.

Someone once said that Mark has the "highest ratio of competence to humility" of any professional that they had ever met. I couldn’t agree more. Here’s a photo of the...
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-28-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,485,291
Posted By northbend

Happy Birthday Hugh and Jeff! My wife and I...

Happy Birthday Hugh and Jeff!
My wife and I recently had our birthdays we celebrated by spending the past couple of days over on Lopez Island at a small resort next to this marina near the only...
07-25-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,443
Posted By etherhuffer

You decide to go on a date. Its your first date....

You decide to go on a date. Its your first date. You really want to impress the nice lady. You can.......
Show up in a 1957 white Cadillac convertible with red interior and chrome wire wheels
Or,...
07-22-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,650
Posted By Roger M

If you're coming from the south, I would...

If you're coming from the south, I would recommend avoiding hwy 18 all together. I-5 to 405 to I-90 will ad less than 20 minutes, and keep you away from an detour stop and go stuff.
07-19-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,528
Posted By jonwvara

Nope, no plans to shut down, because I enjoy...

Nope, no plans to shut down, because I enjoy these kinds of threads too much. And as I always say, I don't care if I never make a dime selling these things--I just want every man, woman, and child in...
07-19-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,258
Posted By Drillium Dude

I dunno, but I bet it can be found in here: ...

I dunno, but I bet it can be found in here:

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DD
07-18-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,125
Posted By northbend

I say goodbye to the Cinoriders and head back to...

I say goodbye to the Cinoriders and head back to Hot Springs for the night. The solitude offers a chance to reflect on the weekend. If Cino does end in an official sense after this year, we can carry...
07-16-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,732
Posted By Andy_K

There used to be a bar in Baltimore called...

There used to be a bar in Baltimore called Hammerjacks. I was once mistaken for Glenn Danzig while attending a concert there.
07-12-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 581
Posted By Andy_K

I'm not even convinced the "recommended"...

I'm not even convinced the "recommended" chainline is optimal for my riding style. The standard 43.5 mm chainline (for a double) is meant to more or less center the rings on the cogs they'll be used...
07-11-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 441
Posted By curiousabe

Brooks it is, thanks all! Here you go...

Brooks it is, thanks all!



Here you go :love:


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