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01-08-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 860
Posted By OldsCOOL

I see the same effects by riding. Getting on the...

I see the same effects by riding. Getting on the bike and gradually progressing. I don’t do mornings. Late mornings, afternoons and evenings are more productive, therefore my preference.
01-04-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 880
Posted By OldsCOOL

Beautiful. Being a bit biased as a Classic Trek...

Beautiful. Being a bit biased as a Classic Trek fanatic and owning several…Lenore is lovely.
01-03-23, 05:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,725
Posted By OldsCOOL

1988 Cannondale Criterium series with Shimano...

1988 Cannondale Criterium series with Shimano 600, alu fork. Why? Light, quick and is a climbing fool. Fantastic bike of the day. I’m 65 and just love it. No other bike compares to the lightning...
Replies: 9
Views: 601
Posted By OldsCOOL

A few years ago I refurbed that same bike right...

A few years ago I refurbed that same bike right down to the bar end shifters. Absolute (arguably) best touring bike of the day. A tiny ding would not scare me away. The ride is wicked smooth with...
10-06-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By OldsCOOL

Overall body fitness. I’m 65 and can feel the...

Overall body fitness. I’m 65 and can feel the muscle groups the next day or two. Cardio is enhanced so much so it is noticeable when I’m doing other tasks. Sense of well-being is enhanced, moods are...
06-14-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 910
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yes, definately. Except for the winter snowstorm...

Yes, definately. Except for the winter snowstorm riding bike and that 1898 restored Glenwood with wooden rims. That thing is not a comfort bike.

The others are hardcore road racers from the 70’s...
05-08-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 65,109
Posted By OldsCOOL

On the 9th season and still loving this ride....

On the 9th season and still loving this ride. When you find a perfect fit to your riding style, body type, nothing else can compare. Looking forward to blazing up the fog line.

...
05-07-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,411
Posted By OldsCOOL

I ride alone, yeahhhhh all by myself…

I ride alone, yeahhhhh all by myself…
05-05-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By OldsCOOL

Congrats on the miles but moreso on such a...

Congrats on the miles but moreso on such a “sporty” course.
04-19-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,289
Posted By OldsCOOL

Why?

Why?
04-14-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,937
Posted By OldsCOOL

I finally broke down and bought a Trek helmet 11...

I finally broke down and bought a Trek helmet 11 years ago. How I survived I’ll never know.
04-11-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 863,358
Posted By OldsCOOL

‘77 Colnago Super, obtained and restored 7yrs ago...

‘77 Colnago Super, obtained and restored 7yrs ago from original owner/builder and was raced against the big guys (Greg Lemond as my friend likes to mention).

...
04-09-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,358
Posted By OldsCOOL

I like to get around our small town, visit folks...

I like to get around our small town, visit folks at the lake and riverside but really isn’t a ride, it’s lifestyle. For me, a ride is getting out on the open road with an objective. I still like to...
04-08-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,029
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’ll stop when I get that early Lemond Zurich or...

I’ll stop when I get that early Lemond Zurich or Litespeed or Masi Gran Criterium or a Bridgestone Radac 3100. Yeah, I’ll stop then.
Forum: Introductions
04-08-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By OldsCOOL

Welcome from the Tip Of The Mitt here in Boyne...

Welcome from the Tip Of The Mitt here in Boyne City. I’m a classic, vintage collector and rider.
04-02-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,411
Posted By OldsCOOL

We have this in common. I prefer riding alone...

We have this in common. I prefer riding alone because any that would ride with me would be late, like to creep up alongside or overlapping my back wheel. Anyways, I ride alone. Yeaaaaah all by...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,083
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m a fan of vintage Colnago bikes, I have a ‘77...

I’m a fan of vintage Colnago bikes, I have a ‘77 but what is a 105 group doing on this?
03-28-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,009
Posted By OldsCOOL

I spent much of the winter out on a lake like...

I spent much of the winter out on a lake like that, only I was catching fish. Can’t wait for next week’s warmth to come in.
03-28-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,065
Posted By OldsCOOL

Great job!

Great job!
Replies: 17
Views: 1,477
Posted By OldsCOOL

Oh man....

Oh man....
03-23-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,608
Posted By OldsCOOL

Classic David Lee Roth bar tape.

Classic David Lee Roth bar tape.
03-21-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,121
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana....

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana. 1986 Trek 760.


...
03-11-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By OldsCOOL

Looks similar to Montgomery Wards but I only...

Looks similar to Montgomery Wards but I only offer that as a terrible guess.

What components are on the bike?
03-09-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,877
Posted By OldsCOOL

This. It’s still snowy/icy up here but warmer...

This. It’s still snowy/icy up here but warmer days start next week. In the meantime I’m cutting the 15lbs gained over the last 6mos. Unless I ride, progress is hindered. First time in several years I...
Replies: 20
Views: 884
Posted By OldsCOOL

Good suggestion. Just a thought, coming in from...

Good suggestion. Just a thought, coming in from the flutes will enable the solution to follow the same route as the water came in. Hopefully you can hit the corrosion more effectively and also find...
03-05-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By OldsCOOL

I recall Hodaka making MX/Enduro bikes in the...

I recall Hodaka making MX/Enduro bikes in the early ‘70s. One of which they called the Combat Wombat.
03-04-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By OldsCOOL

They are a loyal bunch! My ‘77 Super grabs...

They are a loyal bunch! My ‘77 Super grabs attention whenever I take it downtown. One time a guy hollers at me to take pics of it, massively fawning over it.
03-03-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By OldsCOOL

Love the color! Looks like a cool project ahead...

Love the color! Looks like a cool project ahead for you. I wish you well in the build.
03-03-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 7,471
Posted By OldsCOOL

Sure. And especially when riding the ‘77 Colnago...

Sure. And especially when riding the ‘77 Colnago Super.
02-28-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,877
Posted By OldsCOOL

After taking a winter off (when I usually ride on...

After taking a winter off (when I usually ride on snowy, stormy streets...I have an re-acclimation encounter coming by the end of this week when our temps hit the 30’s. I deserve every bit of this...
02-28-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,503
Posted By OldsCOOL

A ‘bent rider would not fully understand this but...

A ‘bent rider would not fully understand this but I will try. I ride the bike I train on because my body is trained to that particular frame. Now, to address your progressive training issue...simple....
Replies: 36
Views: 30,881
Posted By OldsCOOL

Your bike had a crazy short top tube!

Your bike had a crazy short top tube!
11-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,383
Posted By OldsCOOL

Time to get at it! ...

Time to get at it!


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10-29-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,242
Posted By OldsCOOL

Our entire culture is on the edge of rage, it...

Our entire culture is on the edge of rage, it seems. Sorry to see people so angry while engaging a peaceful and happy activity. Good for you in your response.
10-29-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,936
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is an 1898 Glenwood path racer my buddy...

Here is an 1898 Glenwood path racer my buddy found in a barn estate sale. He ended up getting the bike to me as a Christmas present 2 years ago. The bike was stunningly intact with gorgeous paint,...
07-31-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,407
Posted By OldsCOOL

I don’t know how southern riders deal with high...

I don’t know how southern riders deal with high humidity the whole summer. I’m in N Michigan where our summer temps are often 90 or above. I can deal with the heat but it’s that 95% humidity that...
07-28-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,924
Posted By OldsCOOL

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route,...

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route, enjoy! Just keep riding and stoking the passion.

My body type works against me for longer rides. If I do a hilly 40, that’s a good ride. I’m not built...
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By OldsCOOL

I got 250$ for my completely refreshed and...

I got 250$ for my completely refreshed and improved ‘71 2 months ago. It was not an easy sale.
07-14-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,428
Posted By OldsCOOL

Last night? Not very fast. With high humidity, I...

Last night? Not very fast. With high humidity, I overheated and slowed to 14mph on the final flat section, no wind. Sweating like buckets on the last half of a 16mi ride. Temps were only 75deg but...
07-11-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,074
Posted By OldsCOOL

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the...

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the hill from us. Being rural the owners let the 3 dogs run wild. Owners did not speak english. I called that lonely tiresome stretch of hill “dog hill”....
07-11-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 930
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just keep in mind anyone can paint a criterium...

Just keep in mind anyone can paint a criterium frame black and frank one together.
07-04-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,191
Posted By OldsCOOL

That thing is gorgeous.

That thing is gorgeous.
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nice nab! I’d need a step ladder. Hope it fits...

Nice nab! I’d need a step ladder. Hope it fits you well and is a fun rider!
06-25-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,770
Posted By OldsCOOL

I Pledge to keep that a secret.

I Pledge to keep that a secret.
06-24-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,770
Posted By OldsCOOL

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up...

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up more than anything else unless riding in a storm to get home. In that case the bike gets a detergent wash with a wax afterward.
06-19-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,867
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.
06-18-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 65,191
Posted By OldsCOOL

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
06-12-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,329
Posted By OldsCOOL

So true.

So true.
06-09-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,756
Posted By OldsCOOL

All my road bikes have 23’s, two of which are...

All my road bikes have 23’s, two of which are tubulars. I can feel the difference with the ones I put miles on. Even with 25’s the diffence in handling and acceleration can be felt.
06-09-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,447
Posted By OldsCOOL

Casual, downtown on one of the classic racers,...

Casual, downtown on one of the classic racers, I’m wearing whatever. But, on the road with the Criterium Series I’ll wear jersey, helmet, gloves, glasses. I’m clips/straps the whole way.
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