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08-10-22, 08:08 PM
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Posted By fliplap

3D printers are so cheap now if you’re at all...

3D printers are so cheap now if you’re at all maker-inclined you’d be nuts not to have one.

I use mine for making tools and jigs regularly. Like the black bit for aligning the mandrel on this...
08-09-22, 11:04 PM
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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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08-09-22, 05:34 PM
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Posted By clubman

Scour your local online ads for any Raleigh 3...

Scour your local online ads for any Raleigh 3 speed with good wheels. You won't find these wheels new...if you did they would cost a bomb. Old track and BMX hubs are 110mm and 90 mm is the standard...
08-09-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one...

Well done lads! I'm a little disappointed no one broke a pedal. Bill clearly wins the award for light traveller but, being a deep old file I wouldn't be surprised to learn he snuck gear into Andrew's...
08-08-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 729
Posted By branko_76

FYI, after seeing this thread which I linked for...

FYI, after seeing this thread which I linked for him, the seller revised the listing disclosing the bent fork and lowered his price.

:P
08-08-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By gugie

Coincidence? I think not. So it is clear...

Coincidence?
I think not.

So it is clear that Neal doesn't have to actually be physically present on a ride to guarantee good weather. It's only necessary to have some relic from his past present...
08-08-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By Andy_K

My only day 2 pics are sad ones. With temps...

My only day 2 pics are sad ones. With temps topping 90 degrees, we were looking forward to the hotel pool in Corvallis. Sadly, we were met with this:
...
08-08-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By retrodude

1976 Schwinn Suburban Restoration

I’d like to share a restoration project I completed a few years ago. Found this nice Suburban in a dumpster 2017 at my get-away trailer park in Birch Bay USA. Here is how I found it:...
08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 656
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...
08-08-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By gugie

day 3

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Saw more of the Willamette River this day...
08-08-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By gugie

day 2

Salem to Corvallis

Didn't get many pics this day.

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We...
08-08-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By johnnyace

The last of my pics: ...

The last of my pics:
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...
08-08-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By johnnyace

More pics: ...

More pics:

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At the Biere Library in Corvallis
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08-08-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By Andy_K

I don't have much to add to the Day 1 photos. In...

I don't have much to add to the Day 1 photos. In fact, I didn't get a lot of photos at all. I sure hope others did better. For day 1, here's my bike at the Beaverton Creek MAX Station as I wait for...
08-07-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By gugie

Back home after a great time with 7 good friends....

Back home after a great time with 7 good friends. It got hot every afternoon, we adapted and rode early, typically ending our riding day around 1. Since the daily riding mileage was under 60 miles...
08-07-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By northbend

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https://live.staticflickr.com/4265/35068038934_d90c709fc5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VqQSdW)Old Faithful (https://flic.kr/p/VqQSdW) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/), on...
08-06-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By northbend

Ha ha. They obviously haven't run outta Beer...

Ha ha.
They obviously haven't run outta Beer :-)

Glad you're having a good time, guys!
08-06-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By botty kayer

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's...

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's from the Empire Strikes Back.

I got my Tommasini back on the road this weekend. A few months ago I lost the front end on an oil spill while going...
08-05-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Maybe not iconic, but it is Thomas Jefferson...
08-05-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,531
Posted By gugie

day 1

A pic from day 1

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north of Forest Grove
08-05-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 991
Posted By JackJohn

Did lot of research over the last days to try to...

Did lot of research over the last days to try to understand the potential differences in Reynold tubes and their use on high end Raleigh models in the late 70s.

After reading lots of infos here on...
08-04-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 745
Posted By USAZorro

A gold, 1978 Raleigh Super Course was my first...

A gold, 1978 Raleigh Super Course was my first "good" bicycle (much like yours, but sized for a human :innocent:). I had it for only 3 years before it was stolen from me about a week before I went...
08-04-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By gaucho777

I've been rekindling my love affair with my LOOK...

I've been rekindling my love affair with my LOOK this week since replacing the 13-26t freewheel with a 13-30t which suits the local hills and my fitness level better. Today I went out for about a...
08-02-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By bikingshearer

Don't be flattered. We really just want to see...

Don't be flattered. We really just want to see how many "cease and desist" letters you get from companies/people claiming whatever design you come up with violates their copyright. :p
08-01-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By The Thin Man

Well, don't worry. The trend for the last few...

Well, don't worry. The trend for the last few years has been ridiculously wide bars. And with how wonderfully comfy that must be, I can't see that trend ever going away! :rolleyes:
...
08-01-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By gaucho777

I did one of my regular loop rides—a roughly...

I did one of my regular loop rides—a roughly 20-mile loop with 2,000’ of climbing—up Tunnel Road above the Claremont Resort, then along the ridge to the Grizzly Peak Summit and back home down Euclid....
08-01-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By LucasHartong

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer...

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer (lake), together with my wife. She was on a modern steed, I rode my Giant MTB Atlanta special. A simple bike, they say, but she didn't miss a beat...
08-01-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By gugie

May lose money on that, but I could make it up on...

May lose money on that, but I could make it up on the volume.

A few years ago nlerner took me on a bicycle tour of Boston. We stopped for coffee, because Neal.
...
08-01-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By thinktubes

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century...

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century in early September. Beautiful day, but humid. First Jerry Ortega sighting of the year.

On weekends, there are a lot of big groups out and they...
07-31-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By Andy_K

gugie and I went for a reconnaissance ride today,...

gugie and I went for a reconnaissance ride today, scouting out a section for day 1 of next week's Summer Tour of the Willamette Valley. As we looped back, somewhere near Chehalem, we came to the top...
07-31-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,641
Posted By JacobLee

I can now report that the Hikari did a great job...

I can now report that the Hikari did a great job of carrying me and my stuff on my very first bicycle overnighter, and got a couple of compliments along the way! My buddy and I scraped together our...
07-31-22, 12:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By bikingshearer

Just to manage expectations, I can't clear my...

Just to manage expectations, I can't clear my throat for $50. :rolleyes:
07-30-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By northbend

Where I've been and where you'll find me for the...

Where I've been and where you'll find me for the next few evenings.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52250891524_426f81fea0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nBetE5)where I am spending my evenings for...
07-30-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 496
Posted By bikemig

Easy to spread the rear triangle to 130 OLD and...

Easy to spread the rear triangle to 130 OLD and run a modern gearing set up with 650b wheels. I know you dissed bar ends but that is my preference. My gravel bike is a drop bar conversion stump...
07-29-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By rccardr

2+ hours today riding the 83 Davidson through...

2+ hours today riding the 83 Davidson through what I am certain was soup. Not air, soup.
None of the pictures came through due to the soup-ish nature of the air.
Didn’t even put my riding clothes...
07-29-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By Roger M

Thomas has been camping/training with his school...

Thomas has been camping/training with his school cross country team at Orcas Island all week. I drove my bike up to Anacortes yesterday, and rode onto the ferry.

northbend has ridden there a few...
07-29-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,989
Posted By MrK.

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Along rail trail under Rt 1 bridge, Hampton NH.
07-29-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By rhm

Well, some artwork has already been done, and...

Well, some artwork has already been done, and paid for with Gugifacazione. This was the head badge and decal; there's also a b/w version for the saddle stamps.
...
07-29-22, 02:07 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By DanseMacabre

They look stunning, but how do they ride? There...

They look stunning, but how do they ride?
There are too many bikes in the world that look good but ride like a donkey.
It can only be a good bike, or even best (whatever that is), if the ride...
07-28-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
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...
07-28-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) SCHWINN Bicycle Company

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07-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was...

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was your back yard!

Today was this year’s Birthday Ride. Seems to get longer every year. I started with some trepidation as, even though it’s been a...
07-28-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By francophile

Bumping to highlight some of my favorite parts of...

Bumping to highlight some of my favorite parts of this Behringer. The details are, frankly, really awesome. The attention to the joins, the lugwork, I could stare at it for hours (and have).
...
07-28-22, 12:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,008
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

While expecting a jump to 12-speed for R7100, I...

While expecting a jump to 12-speed for R7100, I didn't expect both hydraulic braking and Di2. I think it looks good, just like R8100 and R9200--all three new generations look better and more balanced...
07-27-22, 08:22 PM
07-27-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 425
Posted By SurferRosa

The first bike I "rebuilt" was a Huffy. Belonged...

The first bike I "rebuilt" was a Huffy. Belonged to the neighborhood bully. The only bike I ever stole. For some reason, I thought I could avenge everyone and also make some cash by parting it out....
07-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 26,288
Views: 3,785,343
Posted By 1989Pre

1962 Rudge Sports

I posted some indoor pics of this bike, when I first got it, 21 months ago, but they were not very good pics, so I thought I'd add some better, outdoor ones. I got this bike for $75.00 on Craig's...
07-27-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,008
Posted By gugie

You're now dead to me. :50:

You're now dead to me.
:50:
07-26-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,164
Posted By gugie

Wrong. Gotta be at least 10 lbs for my...

Wrong. Gotta be at least 10 lbs for my endorsement.
...
07-26-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By curbtender

Fernandez Ranch was deserted so I had a nice,...

Fernandez Ranch was deserted so I had a nice, quiet, ride over the hill with cool breezes making life and climbs much easier. The star thistle has spread over the years so at some point this will not...
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