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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 297
Posted By NJgreyhead

I have a similar 2013 endurance bike, the Spesh...

I have a similar 2013 endurance bike, the Spesh Roubaix, which came with 25mms.
I decided to try Plus 1, and found the Maxxis Re-Fuse 28s clear the rim brakes etc, no problem.
I ran Spesh Espoir...
07-29-22, 01:40 PM
07-28-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By NJgreyhead

More on this from Jim Langley in today's Road...

More on this from Jim Langley in today's Road Bike Rider newsletter (#1027):"Tubeless Tires Finally Fully Accepted"In a departure from previous years, with only a few exceptions, the teams used...
07-26-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By NJgreyhead

TdF going from tubular to tubeless

A recent Outspoken Cyclist podcast had Dan Cavallari (formerly of VeloNews) as a guest.
One comment about changes he saw in the just-finished Tour d'France was the move by some (most?) teams to...
07-25-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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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07-13-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By NJgreyhead

Jersey Devil Metric Century Sat Sep 17, 2022 Salem County NJ

The South Jersey Wheelmen club's annual open-to-the-public ride this year is a Metric century, with 63- or 32-mile options, with around 1700' of elevation for the 63-miler.
Also changed this year,...
Replies: 89
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...
06-14-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By NJgreyhead

Iíve always cramped more than others, and Iíve...

Iíve always cramped more than others, and Iíve learned it helps immensely to manage my sodium intake. I donít add salt to my water, tho; I carry Saltstick capsules and pop a couple every 20 miles or...
06-13-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By NJgreyhead

My ‘96 GT Outpost was a good commuter with a...

My ‘96 GT Outpost was a good commuter with a pannier, and is now a good grocery-getter with a pair of panniers.
Long live the triple triangle!
Replies: 89
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.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 550
Posted By NJgreyhead

My club did a ride from a brewpub at the...

My club did a ride from a brewpub at the Millville NJ airport, followed by a barbecue lunch. I chose a vintage steed.
...
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
...
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
...
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

...
Replies: 89
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
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
Posted By NJgreyhead

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Nice Eddy Merckx bike, for which they are asking a nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 806
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did a pre-ride of my buddy's upcoming Batsto 200...

Did a pre-ride of my buddy's upcoming Batsto 200 brevet.
Detailed write-up here: https://NJgreyheadBikes.blogspot.com

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04-20-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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...
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By NJgreyhead

I used to be fortunate enough to be that regular....

I used to be fortunate enough to be that regular.
Things have changed.
Replies: 16
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
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
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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04-12-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By NJgreyhead

Went by the bike-share barn and picked this one...

Went by the bike-share barn and picked this one up for refurbishing in my basement. This makes 2 Ross bikes in a row!
It's the kind of bike that is more likely to find a new home in the program than...
04-10-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,026,897
Posted By NJgreyhead

Dude calls this a "hairline crack." In...

Dude calls this a "hairline crack."
In fairness, he is only asking for an offer on this Panasonic tourer.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/jenkintown-1986-panasonic-touring/7463872592.html...
04-08-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,512
Posted By NJgreyhead

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

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

...
04-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
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.

...
04-07-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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.
...
04-04-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 555
Posted By NJgreyhead

FWIW: My Trek 614 had the Ishiwata fork, which...

FWIW: My Trek 614 had the Ishiwata fork, which was considered by some to be badly designed and prone to failure, especially when rust was involved.
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
...
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

...
03-22-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,088
Posted By NJgreyhead

You might be on to something. Recently, I took a...

You might be on to something. Recently, I took a package of Nutter Butter cookies to a card game, and when the others hardly touched them, I polished off almost the whole pack (terrible sweet tooth)....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By NJgreyhead

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RUSA metric century...
03-13-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,438
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yes, I had a good experience with Lezyne customer...

Yes, I had a good experience with Lezyne customer service. They asked me just to send a picture of the actual blinkie that failed me, and they promptly sent me a new one.

OP, gotta ask: Have you...
03-11-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
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: 11,539,315
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
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By NJgreyhead

Today I got in my metric century for the month on...

Today I got in my metric century for the month on a route I submitted to Randonneurs USA, which they just approved Thursday.
Full write-up here: https://NJgreyheadBikes.blotspot.com

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By NJgreyhead

Got in a longer one today, an out-and-back with...

Got in a longer one today, an out-and-back with lots of headwind riding down, but a tailwind on the return. Saw several Underground Railroad sites 'down Jersey,' not far from the Delaware Bay.

...
02-15-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,088
Posted By NJgreyhead

Since I stopped eating ice cream, my formerly...

Since I stopped eating ice cream, my formerly frequent night cramps have become rare occurrences.
02-14-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
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
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,763
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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US 30...
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

...
02-03-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,575
Posted By NJgreyhead

When someone takes the time to research a topic...

When someone takes the time to research a topic and revives an old thread with a new, on-point post, that's a plus. It gives their post context, and some of us may not have read the prior comments in...
02-01-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,575
Posted By NJgreyhead

Why do you say this?

Why do you say this?
01-23-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 890
Posted By NJgreyhead

What do yiz recommend for the shifter re-lube?

What do yiz recommend for the shifter re-lube?
01-22-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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
Replies: 70,510
Views: 11,539,315
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By NJgreyhead

I watched for something of a winter-weather...

I watched for something of a winter-weather break, then on Wednesday did a metric century 'down Jersey' with 3 stronger riders. Still windy and chilly, but a good time was had by all.
Detailed...
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