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07-25-22, 09:32 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Raleigh Carlton SC

Raleigh Super Course frame and fork, Reynolds 531 sticker, $100.

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/trenton-vintage-1977-raleigh-super/7510304875.html

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Views: 6,251
Posted By NJgreyhead

Juneteenth 2022 populaire

Today was the NJ Randonneurs 117km Juneteenth populaire, hosted by Nigel (who had finished a pre-ride of a 400km route 4 hours before this 6 a.m. start).

The riders had to contend with a bit of...
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Views: 6,251
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did a pre-ride of the upcoming Juneteenth...

Did a pre-ride of the upcoming Juneteenth Underground Railroad populaire, put on by NJ Randonneurs.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 04:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did a 40-miler with some climbing. The route...

Did a 40-miler with some climbing. The route track reminds me of Bart Simpson.
More pics etc here: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/91135133
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By NJgreyhead

More hills, in the Sourland area near Hopewell,...

More hills, in the Sourland area near Hopewell, NJ on a perfect Spring day.
Map, elevation profile, more pics and write-up here:
https://ridewithgps.com/trips/90526766
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By NJgreyhead

Tackled some hills for a change. Elevation...

Tackled some hills for a change.
Elevation profile, pics and stats here: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/89796859

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Views: 6,251
Posted By NJgreyhead

Pre-ride write-up

BTW, I posted a detailed write-up of my pre-ride here:
https://NJgreyheadBikes.blogspot.com

-NJg, #12705
Replies: 89
Views: 6,251
Posted By NJgreyhead

Glad you had a good ride, GhostRider62. The...

Glad you had a good ride, GhostRider62.

The Batsto 200 had 64 registered, but only 55 showed up to start. Seemed like a lot of DNSs, considering it was a good weather day.

There were 3 DNFs;...
04-27-22, 02:43 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

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Nice Eddy Merckx bike, for which they are asking a nice...
04-20-22, 07:46 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Trek 300 Elance 1986

I didn't know the 300 series had Elance variants, in this case triple-butted Ishiwata (seller calls it "aluminum") tubing and a Sella Italia saddle.
I like this lightly-used one at $225.

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04-20-22, 07:13 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Mercier for $25?

Just posted:
Man's English Racer
My roommate graduated and left this. For a taller guy. The tires look older and may need air in and maybe some oiling. Overall nice condition.
I would prefer to...
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Views: 1,272
Posted By NJgreyhead

Beer sh**s have never worked out well for me. Go...

Beer sh**s have never worked out well for me. Go figure.

What does work is a glass of Metamucil in water a coupla hours after my high-carb meal the evening before, followed up with an 8oz bottle...
04-12-22, 07:16 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

The '88 Trek 400 at Fox's Mill, Daretown Lake,...

The '88 Trek 400 at Fox's Mill, Daretown Lake, Salem County NJ.


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04-08-22, 11:13 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Refurbished a Ross Carrera to list, proceeds to...

Refurbished a Ross Carrera to list, proceeds to the bike-share supplies fund.

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04-08-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Road-tested another bike (Ross Carrera) I...

Road-tested another bike (Ross Carrera) I refurbished to benefit the bike-share program. Satisfied with result. Rewarded myself with a cheesesteak slice.

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04-07-22, 03:32 AM
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Views: 11,539,298
Posted By NJgreyhead

This guy wants all the money, $600, without even...

This guy wants all the money, $600, without even doing any clean-up, but it is an original-looking International.
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04-04-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,136
Posted By NJgreyhead

A squirt in the face from my water bottle stopped...

A squirt in the face from my water bottle stopped a nasty cur that was coming after me a couple weeks ago. It was the second time that technique has worked for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By NJgreyhead

First ride on a newly-approved route. Windy day. ...

First ride on a newly-approved route. Windy day.
Detailed write-up here: https://NJgreyheadBikes.blogspot.com
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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By NJgreyhead

Road-tested another possible RUSA route...

Road-tested another possible RUSA route yesterday.
Detailed write-up, route profile and more pics here: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/85416831

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03-11-22, 11:45 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Road-tested a '77 Fuji S10-S that a buddy...

Road-tested a '77 Fuji S10-S that a buddy donated. I repaired it and will sell it, proceeds to benefit the bike share. Good to go up on Craigslist.

Went for a slice, then to make a deposit for my...
03-07-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By NJgreyhead

A bargaining point! Get that sucker down to $3975!

A bargaining point! Get that sucker down to $3975!
03-07-22, 06:36 AM
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Views: 11,539,298
Posted By NJgreyhead

Ciocc Designer 84 for (gulp) $4000 but looks...

Ciocc Designer 84 for (gulp) $4000 but looks cherry.

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/dayton-ciocc-designer-84/7449763656.html

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02-14-22, 03:41 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

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Rode my beater Trek 800 to the train station...
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02-12-22, 03:50 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

To the diner, then the supermarket, on the...

To the diner, then the supermarket, on the sweet-riding Raleigh.


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By NJgreyhead

This month's metric century. Full write-up...

This month's metric century.
Full write-up here: https://NJgreyheadBikes.blogspot.com

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01-22-22, 05:32 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

If that's your jam. ;> Gotta admit, this...

If that's your jam. ;>
Gotta admit, this flat-lander wishes I had room for it in the corral...
01-22-22, 04:55 AM
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Views: 11,539,298
Posted By NJgreyhead

Here's one I like, another Dave Scott Ironman...

Here's one I like, another Dave Scott Ironman Centurion in nice shape, now with Mavic wheels, bar-ends, tall cogset and half-step w/granny triple.
It's got 25mm tires, and my guess is, that's the...
01-04-22, 08:36 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Geez, I thought with the slanted "531[.5]"...

Geez, I thought with the slanted "531[.5]" graphic, it meant all tubes were Reynolds Wrapped, not just the 3 Main Tubes. Huh. I learned something today! Thanks, Bill!
12-27-21, 06:36 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Here's a Raleigh Professional (for $1550) that...

Here's a Raleigh Professional (for $1550) that looks complete with a lot of Campy and a Brooks. Only one pic on CL, but there's a link to a Youtube video of the bike, blemishes and all.
Kinda funny...
12-27-21, 06:02 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

This Raleigh USA bike for $175 is nothing...

This Raleigh USA bike for $175 is nothing special, but I like that it is double-butted chro-moly and has downtube shifters (correctly cabled) for its triple. Good shape, hybrid tires, decent...
12-26-21, 08:58 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Cooper River crossing under Kings Highway,...

Cooper River crossing under Kings Highway, Haddonfield NJ.

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12-24-21, 08:27 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Salem County NJ. ...

Salem County NJ.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By NJgreyhead

Wind-chilly ride in South Jersey today. The...

Wind-chilly ride in South Jersey today. The forecast underestimated the wind velocity; it really ripped across the open farm fields.
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Views: 799
Posted By NJgreyhead

I think $250-350 is reasonable if complete and...

I think $250-350 is reasonable if complete and condition is good (Philly market).
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode 'down Jersey' with a buddy. Finished my...

Rode 'down Jersey' with a buddy. Finished my first RUSA P-12.



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12-04-21, 10:03 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

To breakfast on the trusty Trek 400. ...

To breakfast on the trusty Trek 400.


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NJ Transit's so-called Gamblers'...
11-27-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By NJgreyhead

I don't know if Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koos are...

I don't know if Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koos are much in demand, but this one (neglected, but said to shift and brake well) seems like it might be well worth the $100 ask.
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11-20-21, 03:46 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

From Glasstown Brewing to New Jersey Motorsports...

From Glasstown Brewing to New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville on the Trek 400 to catch some AER racing action.

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11-13-21, 10:17 AM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the GT Outpost to the local American Legion...

Rode the GT Outpost to the local American Legion post (and my polling place) and ran a Veterans Day 5k to benefit their scholarship fund. Did well.
The devil made me do it?

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11-06-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

To the station on my beater Trek bike to take the...

To the station on my beater Trek bike to take the Hi-Speedline train into the Philly Bike Expo.
Lots more Expo pics in Regional Rides and Events / Mid Atlantic area.

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11-06-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 616
Posted By NJgreyhead

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A little more blingy than the old Trek 800 I rode to the train station to get...
10-19-21, 07:07 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Took the Raleigh SC for some gravel and hills,...

Took the Raleigh SC for some gravel and hills, the Half Dirty Metric, out of Flemington NJ. Had my hands full, with balky friction shifting. Still, a good day on the bike with a couple good buddies....
10-18-21, 02:58 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

I rode 1.4 miles on my 1990s Trek 800 (cleverly...

I rode 1.4 miles on my 1990s Trek 800 (cleverly disguised with brushed-on house paint) so I could lock it at the light-rail train station while going to my volunteer gig. With the raggedy-ass saddle,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 461,654
Posted By NJgreyhead

Appropriate shot on a swampy, humid day at Pargey...

Appropriate shot on a swampy, humid day at Pargey Creek in Gloucester County NJ.
Aero bars in use for attempted PBs on several Segments.
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10-02-21, 09:12 AM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Just a little jaunt to the Donkey store (where I...

Just a little jaunt to the Donkey store (where I got my usual 3 lbs of whole-bean coffee for $20 - great ongoing deal) followed by a quick stop at the Collingswood (NJ) farmers market for some local...
09-25-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the Super Course Mk II on a mixed route from...

Rode the Super Course Mk II on a mixed route from Millville Airport in Cumberland County NJ.

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09-07-21, 12:17 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Took a short ride over to the county bike-share...

Took a short ride over to the county bike-share barn (a former stable for a mounted-police force), currently undergoing some deep-cleaning and upgrading, to help out a bit.
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08-20-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did another piece of the Schuylkill River Trail...

Did another piece of the Schuylkill River Trail today, heading west to Pottstown from Valley Forge.
Unfortunately we did not notice on the map that a big chunk was only "proposed," and for 7 miles...
08-07-21, 06:34 PM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the Trek 400 with some club members out of...

Rode the Trek 400 with some club members out of Fort Mott down by the Delaware Bay near Salem NJ.
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08-05-21, 04:03 AM
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Views: 2,419,761
Posted By NJgreyhead

Took a gritty route connecting some industrial...

Took a gritty route connecting some industrial and historic colonial NJ Delaware River towns, Burlington to Bordentown.
Found there is now a bike path making my return much less car-centric. Great...
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