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08-10-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By obrentharris

Here is Northern California the most common...

Here is Northern California the most common vintage cyclocross bikes seem to be those made by ALAN and Colnago. We have a member here dddd who races cyclocross on a Pedersen.

Cyclocross was not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By obrentharris

What was her tire pressure? For a...

What was her tire pressure?
For a rider-plus-bike weight of 170 lbs (I'm only guessing here based on the size of the bike) I would be running 40mm tires at about 35psi or a little less in wet...
08-06-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By obrentharris

Strangely enough we have a couple of them in San...

Strangely enough we have a couple of them in San Francisco.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-tGvqPDH/0/356d2cc1/XL/_DSC1371-XL.jpg

Brent
08-06-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By obrentharris

Here's a bit more. ...

Here's a bit more.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-vJR8M9H/0/e40f17f3/XL/_DSC1338-XL.jpg

Brent
08-05-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpdBgq/0/d275a4a8/XL/_DSC1376-XL.jpg

Brent
08-04-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By obrentharris

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots...

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots of good fuel for reminiscing. I worked at a windsurfing shop in that boathouse in 1979-80.
Brent
08-04-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,874
Posted By obrentharris

That's one highly modified Huret Alvit! My...

That's one highly modified Huret Alvit!

My vague recollection, from the 1960s when I rode a bike with the Alvit, was that frequent applications of oil kept it running well enough; as opposed to...
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By obrentharris

Somewhat, but not as difficult as short ones. ...

Somewhat, but not as difficult as short ones.
Brent
08-01-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,232
Views: 834,225
Posted By obrentharris

I believe those "chips" are the Galmozzi rooster...

I believe those "chips" are the Galmozzi rooster stamped into the tube.
Brent
07-26-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,892
Posted By obrentharris

It has long been my observation that the primary...

It has long been my observation that the primary use that most of us make of this forum is the sharing of information. If you are here instead to promote your upcoming book I would suggest that you...
07-24-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,390
Posted By obrentharris

Their instagram account says they will be closed...

Their instagram account says they will be closed from July 25 to August 5 for their move to DeAnza Blvd. in San Jose.
Brent
07-22-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 356,591
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-p25F...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-p25FDx2/0/3a6f51a0/XL/_DSC2719-XL.jpg

Brent
07-22-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 173,420
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MSXx...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MSXxZ7M/0/d63a1235/XL/_DSC2666-XL.jpg
Brent
07-22-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By obrentharris

repechage might be able to help you out here. ...

repechage might be able to help you out here.
Brent
07-20-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,892
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce Gordon ...

Bruce Gordon
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-M73WTFs/0/bf9b73dc/XL/_DSC1159-XL.jpg


Mark DiNucci...
07-18-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By obrentharris

cocoabeachcrab there are a few sets on ebay, but...

cocoabeachcrab there are a few sets on ebay, but pricey at around $75 with shipping from Belgium.
Brent
07-15-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,172
Posted By obrentharris

I'm finally home from my Cino road trip. Not much...

I'm finally home from my Cino road trip. Not much to add to the previous reports. Here are a few of my photos.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-dmGk8t7/0/3c629fad/XL/_DSC2699-XL.jpg
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07-08-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By obrentharris

Way up in the northeast corner of Oregon in the...

Way up in the northeast corner of Oregon in the Wallowa Valley. Nicely graded gravel roads through the rolling farm lands.
...
07-07-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By obrentharris

Working my way north to Cino. I rode yesterday in...

Working my way north to Cino. I rode yesterday in Central Oregon, just a few miles north of Riley.
In the entire 32 mile loop I didn't see another vehicle; plenty of evidence of their passing in the...
07-06-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By obrentharris

Slowly making my way to Cino. Along with my Cino...

Slowly making my way to Cino. Along with my Cino bike I also brought my modern gravel bike for some rides along the way. Yesterday's ride was in the Fall River Valley of far north-east California. 52...
07-03-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,862
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Pbc3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Pbc3WV6/0/1bf587fa/XL/IMG-0956-XL.jpg

My 1961 Allegro looks downright plain compared to some of the beautiful bikes above, but I love riding it.
...
06-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By obrentharris

Your local bike shop should be able to order one...

Your local bike shop should be able to order one for you. Sunrace is the most widely available new option, but Interloc and a couple other companies also offer them. Otherwise search "5 speed...
06-29-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,129
Views: 689,246
Posted By obrentharris

Professor, I think it's perfectly ok to post...

Professor,
I think it's perfectly ok to post the frame here. Another idea is to start an "Identify This Frame" thread before placing it here. That way we can all have the fun of watching the expert...
06-29-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,761
Posted By obrentharris

65 miles on the new gravel bike, a beautiful day...

65 miles on the new gravel bike, a beautiful day and a great, hilly, ride. I even found someone to watch my bike while I ate my sandwich in the park!
...
06-28-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,089
Posted By obrentharris

This old horse got flogged pretty good in 2011. ...

This old horse got flogged pretty good in 2011. (and who knows how many times in subsequent similar threads?) Can't we let it out to pasture peacefully?
Brent
06-28-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,789
Posted By obrentharris

Seven-year-old thread. Brent

Seven-year-old thread.
Brent
06-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By obrentharris

Many thanks for posting this! Now on its way to...

Many thanks for posting this! Now on its way to me.
Brent
06-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 562
Posted By obrentharris

Paint it if you must, but the rack and the street...

Paint it if you must, but the rack and the street tires have to go!
Brent
06-22-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,447
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-vJR8...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-vJR8M9H/0/e40f17f3/XL/_DSC1338-XL.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Bw8JC8j/0/57c336a0/XL/IMG_0654-XL.jpg

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06-20-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,347
Posted By obrentharris

I have hips so: Shorts - Pearl Izumi, Voler. ...

I have hips so:
Shorts - Pearl Izumi, Voler.
Knickers - Bouré.

Brent
06-17-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,397
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-4WTZ...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-4WTZVVq/0/acd4bd6d/XL/xW2jYCBfCLsU7deYgDrZlsgvjy8QONzVwaPljC8UryY-2048x1536-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 461,654
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4cCg/0/3205b163/XL/_DSC2635-XL.jpg

Brent
06-14-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,172
Posted By obrentharris

This week I did the final bit of modification...

This week I did the final bit of modification (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253446-chainring-remodel-stronglight-57-content.html) to the Allegro that I'll ride at Cino. Today was the...
06-14-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

Today's 30 mile shakedown cruise was a success,...

Today's 30 mile shakedown cruise was a success, lots of back and forth between the two chainwheels and it never missed a shift. A beautiful day for a ride too!
...
06-14-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,298
Posted By obrentharris

Anyone able to facilitate this one? I want the...

Anyone able to facilitate this one? I want the frame and the crankset. You can have the rest for your troubles.
I'll pay shipping of course.
Brent
06-14-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 847
Posted By obrentharris

Didn't Drillium Dude do something like this on a...

Didn't Drillium Dude do something like this on a Casati a while back? He even roughed up the components as I recall; cool bike!
Brent
06-14-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

My obstinacy in refusing to use newer, narrower...

My obstinacy in refusing to use newer, narrower chains on this old bike seems to be working in my favor here. Also the donor chainring had a deeper cut on one side than the other, so I put the...
06-13-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

Indeed! Brent

Indeed!

Brent
06-13-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

The old chainring provided a template for the...

The old chainring provided a template for the shape of the new one. A 1/8" drill provided a radius at the corners.
...
06-13-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By obrentharris

Chainring Remodel - Stronglight 57 Content

If this stuff wasn't so much fun I'd consider my self a little daft!

The early Stronglight cranks take unusuallysmall diameter chainring bolts, 7mm to be precise, with a 9.5mm counterbore. I'm in...
06-12-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! Fabulous paint. I like it with the black...

Wow! Fabulous paint.
I like it with the black tape and saddle, lets the paint and pantographs do the shouting.
The original saddle and tape distracted from the paint and its subtle details.
Brent
06-12-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW4rS/0/5a874527/XL/IMG_1791-XL.jpg

Brent
06-11-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By obrentharris

Spectacular! Are the crank and chainrings...

Spectacular!
Are the crank and chainrings Schwinn products?
Brent
06-10-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 847
Posted By obrentharris

Absolutely! Brent

Absolutely!
Brent
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 847
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
06-08-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,426
Posted By obrentharris

Verge? Brent

Verge?
Brent
06-07-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By obrentharris

Get thee to The Cabe (https://thecabe.com/forum/)...

Get thee to The Cabe (https://thecabe.com/forum/) where there is much love for old Schwinns.
Brent
06-06-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,462
Posted By obrentharris

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger...

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger comfort difference back when I was riding 21mm and 23mm tires at 130 psi than they do now that I'm riding 32mm and 35mm tires at 50 psi.
Brent
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By obrentharris

Original components could have been anything of...

Original components could have been anything of the proper era, as these were usually sold as a frameset on which the new owner could hang any desired components.
Brent
06-06-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By obrentharris

Please help out someone who hasn't seem a 3D...

Please help out someone who hasn't seem a 3D printer since the days when their medium was something resembling corn starch, and post a couple photos of these small parts.

As long as we are making...
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