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10-03-22, 07:41 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Original Gravel Racer?

While picking up a wheelset I found on Craigslist yesterday, I saw a number of vehicles with bikes on their racks heading to a nearby park. When the transaction was complete, I moseyed down that way,...
10-03-22, 07:36 AM
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Posted By scozim

Well, no riding this weekend as it was my turn in...

Well, no riding this weekend as it was my turn in the rotation to help my parents with chores. But my dad's 1989 Spectrum titanium followed me home for the second time so I can ride today.

Since...
10-03-22, 06:38 AM
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Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Cold rainy start to 50 mile gravel ride on MA/NY...

Cold rainy start to 50 mile gravel ride on MA/NY border
...
10-02-22, 10:57 PM
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Posted By JacobLee

Took another great overnighter from Portland,...

Took another great overnighter from Portland, this time East, out to the Gorge. Weather in the 80's and mid 50's at night, but still brought too much stuff because it seemed like it should be colder!...
10-02-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19,571
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Posted By ascherer

Covid sidelined me for the whole of September,...

Covid sidelined me for the whole of September, maybe I rode a Citibike in Manhattan once or twice. Today was my first outing in a month, on the flat and beautiful Ashokan Rail Trail. Glad to be...
10-02-22, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Straightblock

Last Tuesday was my 67th birthday, so I did a...

Last Tuesday was my 67th birthday, so I did a "ride my age." I stayed on familiar roads:Auberry Road, Millerton Road and Friant Road.
...
10-02-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19,571
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Posted By zukahn1

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10-02-22, 04:20 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Tiburon loop... ...

Tiburon loop...
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Dredging at Larkspur Landing ...
10-02-22, 02:10 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

There were very nice temps this morning in Dallas...

There were very nice temps this morning in Dallas starting around 60 degrees and finished up around 80 degrees after 40 miles of riding.

Here's a few pics I snapped with phone.


...
10-02-22, 07:05 AM
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Views: 898
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1900 ish gormully & jefferey ...

1900 ish gormully & jefferey
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10-01-22, 10:35 PM
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Posted By Andy_K

I got out with gugie for one of my favorite...

I got out with gugie for one of my favorite routes today, from Forest Grove down to Gaston, then a loop around Hagg Lake before heading back to Fern Hill Wetlands.

We stopped to take a dam picture...
10-01-22, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Straightblock

I traveled to Morro Bay last weekend for the...

I traveled to Morro Bay last weekend for the Lighthouse Century. I arrived Friday afternoon under beautiful sunny skies and had time to walk around the town.

This was in front of a local barber...
10-01-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,022
Posted By 1989Pre

Bought it new at Harris Cyclery, West Newton, MA,...

Bought it new at Harris Cyclery, West Newton, MA, and it is our 20th year together. Used it for a club ride today AND bringing 50 pounds of groceries home, later on in the day. Amazing that it is so...
10-01-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 582
Posted By BFisher

Wanted, extra large man who rides a Bianchi

For a second there I thought maybe the bikeforums added a personals section
10-01-22, 05:09 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Turned 59 last Wednesday, so I was obligated to...

Turned 59 last Wednesday, so I was obligated to ride my age. Did 62 miles up to Libertyville just to put a little frosting on the cake. Still feeling the hills from last Sunday’s 75-miler.
...
10-01-22, 02:31 PM
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Views: 582
Posted By merziac

Or this. ...

Or this.


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10-01-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,022
Posted By jadmt

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10-01-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,022
Posted By non-fixie

Union "Rini Wagtmans", as I'll be riding it...

Union "Rini Wagtmans", as I'll be riding it tomorrow at L'Eroica:


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10-01-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,022
Posted By 2cam16

Posted this some years ago but thought I'd bump...

Posted this some years ago but thought I'd bump it. Sold it during the pandemic "boom":
https://live.staticflickr.com/4451/37951765451_cff68a54f0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZPEHDD)IMG_2865...
10-01-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 31,022
Posted By mtbikerjohn

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Not C&V..2015 Cotic Soul
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10-01-22, 11:53 AM
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Views: 31,022
Posted By Roger M

Bump for October 1st ...

Bump for October 1st

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10-01-22, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

I haven’t been wrenching this morning but doing...

I haven’t been wrenching this morning but doing some rummaging. I’ve been collecting wheels, rims in the living/bike room lately so I need to go through the bags and straighten things up. I found a...
09-30-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 665
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Greetings, enablers!

Hello, all. Some of you may remember an account here that went by the handle "deux jambes." Well, that was me. When life necessitated the sale of my last steed nearly a year ago, I logged outta here....
09-30-22, 03:40 PM
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Views: 2,448,060
Posted By jamesdak

So this morning the ride was up Snowbasin Mt to...

So this morning the ride was up Snowbasin Mt to see the colors. There's an old abandoned road leading up to the resort that's still in decent shape for using a road bike on. Quads were sore from...
09-30-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,014
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I arrived in a rainy Gaiole in...

Mrs non-fixie and I arrived in a rainy Gaiole in Chianti today:
...
09-30-22, 08:45 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Back in my sailor days, the Carquinez bridge was...

Back in my sailor days, the Carquinez bridge was the trickiest to get through on our way back to Concord from sea. It was a tight squeeze for my big fat old ammo ship. We were always tired and ready...
09-29-22, 02:03 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Ok, I knew today was going to be tough. Was...

Ok, I knew today was going to be tough. Was planning on heading up to the most northern part of the valley with the Team USA. Wanted to see the changing colors up close. I'd done this before on my...
09-29-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,096
Posted By Classtime

Just want to say, " I have had many positive...

Just want to say, " I have had many positive outcomes/rides on my Medici/Confente. Before this thread, I considered my Medici a poor mans Masi. Now I think I have a Confente. The brazing is very...
09-29-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19,571
Views: 2,448,060
Posted By cooperryder

Season of the Pumpkin

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09-29-22, 04:22 AM
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Views: 697
Posted By martl

There is a nice instruction on how to do this in...

There is a nice instruction on how to do this in https://www.rennrad-news.de/forum/threads/lenker-in-leder-einnähen.70313/ - its german but the pictures are extensive enough to follow, i think. no...
09-28-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,215
Posted By AdventureManCO

Well, took her for a ride the other night. I've...

Well, took her for a ride the other night. I've ridden the bike around 3-4 times, and each time I've taken it a little faster. Still, not willing to push those old tubulars. They creak! I was hearing...
09-28-22, 07:01 PM
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Posted By smontanaro

Sounds good. Drop me a note...

Sounds good. Drop me a note (skip.montanaro@gmail.com) and we can arrange delivery...
09-28-22, 04:53 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice last of Summer day took only a short...

Very nice last of Summer day took only a short ride on the SS Nishki to the vacination clinic to get my 4rth covid booster and flu shoo a.nd to...
09-28-22, 03:51 PM
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Views: 2,448,060
Posted By jamesdak

Well today was nice morning out on the old Team...

Well today was nice morning out on the old Team USA. Was able to take it places I don't ride the normal road bikes.
...
09-28-22, 03:04 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Cranberry harvest time in the Pines, Burlington...

Cranberry harvest time in the Pines, Burlington County NJ.


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09-28-22, 02:51 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

In order to see if the rumours I mentioned on my...

In order to see if the rumours I mentioned on my post on previous page were true, I managed to haul my behind off the sofa for a brief 5 mile evening ride to my local disused power station. There...
09-27-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,096
Posted By AdventureManCO

All, Thanks for your contribution to this...

All,

Thanks for your contribution to this thread - it has been very informative, amongst other things. It has certainly brought out a lively discussion, and I'll certainly take that over no...
09-27-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5,238
Views: 556,507
Posted By jdawginsc

i shall put the wheel back in mothballs!

i shall put the wheel back in mothballs!
09-27-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,096
Posted By himespau

For me, I can't really describe it, but some...

For me, I can't really describe it, but some bikes it feels like I'm riding "on" the bike, while other bikes it feels like I'm "in" the bike. I guess the closest analogy I can come up with is back...
09-27-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,096
Posted By cudak888

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this...

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this an honorary A&S thread.

Granted, it's entertaining enough that I genuinely would like to find a Confente at a yard sale someday...just so I can...
09-27-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By dpd3672

Yes, this is the plan. I have nicer Colnagos (A...

Yes, this is the plan. I have nicer Colnagos (A C40, C50, Monotitan, Master, and Dream), and I love the ride...the handling and geometry are nearly perfect. This one will allow me to ride to meet...
09-27-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5,238
Views: 556,507
Posted By Mad Honk

DD, Glad it is working out for ya! Most...

DD,
Glad it is working out for ya! Most folks don't go the insurance route and loose out on valuable assistance. Smiles, MH
09-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By panzerwagon

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a...

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a kit. Fork doesn’t look chromed to me, but what do I know.

Spotted an aluminum bracket shim for ye olde cannondale handlebar bag.
09-27-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By cudak888

Au contrare. These aren't frame building...

Au contrare. These aren't frame building doohickies, these are doohickies that framebuilders use with other doohickies, which they hold together with a framebuilding thingamajig.

-Kurt
09-27-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19,571
Views: 2,448,060
Posted By jamesdak

I've got the rest of the week off so hopefully...

I've got the rest of the week off so hopefully I'll ride and shoot pics each morning. Today I went all the way around the reservoir. I don't usually ride the one side because it's busier and such...
09-27-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,305
Posted By satbuilder

Here you go, well, 3-leaf, anyway. ...

Here you go, well, 3-leaf, anyway.
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09-27-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,546
Posted By BertoBerg

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the...

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the most are from the late ‘60s to the early ‘80s. I’ve had modern bikes but I always wander back to vintage steel with friction shifting. To me a modern...
09-27-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,546
Posted By SirMike1983

From a personal standpoint, my interest in the...

From a personal standpoint, my interest in the hobby is the same as ever. I've been involved in the hobby for 26 years or so. I do a complete tear-down and rebuild on a few bikes per year. I don't...
09-27-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,546
Posted By JunkYardBike

From the perspective of a hobbyist seller, the...

From the perspective of a hobbyist seller, the turnout was terrible (very few buyers). Sure, it was a better turnout of vendors than the Spring. I purchased a space for the Spring but had no interest...
09-27-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,546
Posted By kunsunoke

There is a light resurgence, I'd say. The prices...

There is a light resurgence, I'd say. The prices were reasonable again. Italian stuff is a little more difficult to come by than it once was. Best deals were attained by digging through mystery,...
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