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Posted By forresterace

Hi Frogger The crankset on the Monteray is a...

Hi Frogger
The crankset on the Monteray is a Stronglight Impact Triple (square taper JIS). It's a 48x38x28 set up. I have actually built three bikes with this crankset. I built two different Fioris...
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Posted By forresterace

The best Norco Monterey to find is the Monteray...

The best Norco Monterey to find is the Monteray SL. This bike has a frame built using Ishiwata EX tubing (triple butted) and it rides like a dream.
I built one for a friend about four years ago and...
07-24-20, 07:07 AM
02-28-20, 09:40 AM
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Posted By forresterace

I live in a small town with the grocery store...

I live in a small town with the grocery store only about one kilometer away. When I need a few things from the store and the roads are clear of snow, I use my Norco town/shopping bike. It is about a...
01-25-20, 05:51 PM
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Views: 8,539
Posted By forresterace

This looks like a graphic arts process camera to...

This looks like a graphic arts process camera to me.

Doug
01-24-20, 06:13 PM
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Views: 8,539
Posted By forresterace

One advantage of such a camera stand - if your...

One advantage of such a camera stand - if your shooting down at a fairly steep angle using a long lens (say 18" -24") with 4-5 feet of bellows and the camera is about 12
feet in the air. It can be...
01-24-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 185
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Posted By forresterace

For many years, I used to shoot 8X10...

For many years, I used to shoot 8X10 transparencies in the studio every day. The cameras used, varied from Calumet, Cambo to Deardorff. Occasionally when we had to shoot a full page catalogue cover...
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Posted By forresterace

Mavic stem is back home in France by now. ...

Mavic stem is back home in France by now.

Doug
Forum: Touring
12-11-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By forresterace

I never liked the idea of sitting the pot...

I never liked the idea of sitting the pot directly on the burner can. It seems that it could be quite tippy. My wind screens use wire pot supports that hold the pot at least
an inch above the burner...
Forum: Touring
12-10-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By forresterace

Hi djb I'm about an hour north of Toronto,...

Hi djb
I'm about an hour north of Toronto, almost to Lake Simcoe.
I want to be careful about trying to sell something on the regular forums - that's not what I'm trying to do. My sales ad for the...
Forum: Touring
12-10-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By forresterace

Lightweight Alcohol Burners and Cooksets

Recently, I have begun to advertise locally (MEC gear Swap), a large set of aluminum alcohol burners,pot sets and wind screens that I had built several years ago and then never used.
As a result of...
12-08-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By forresterace

manuandorra - I believe that you have to have ten...

manuandorra - I believe that you have to have ten posts in order to use Private Messages. I don't really want to conduct the details of the transaction, shipping cost, etc on the open forum.
I will...
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Views: 1,164
Posted By forresterace

Mavic 370 stem has been moved to the C&V For Sale...

Mavic 370 stem has been moved to the C&V For Sale forum.

Thanks
Doug
12-08-19, 12:43 PM
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Views: 487
Posted By forresterace

MAVIC 370 quill stem - 110mm

I have for sale one Mavic 370 quill type (with removeable faceplate) - 110 mm / 22.2mm for 26 mm bar. Mavic logo is missing. There are some insertion marks and scratches

Price will be $50.00 USD....
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Posted By forresterace

MAVIC 370 quill stem - 110mm

I understand that this open face quill stem is somewhat rare. I would be interested in selling it but I don't really know what a fair market value might be, today.

I would be posting it in the C&V...
05-18-19, 06:51 AM
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Views: 6,418
Posted By forresterace

I'm amazed that, so far, nobody has mentioned...

I'm amazed that, so far, nobody has mentioned that if the cyclist had started her signaled left turn, she must have been in the intersection. Therefore, if the truck hit her in the opposite lane, he...
05-13-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,418
Posted By forresterace

A very interesting article - driver /cyclist crashes

https://www.outsideonline.com/2392955/lets-talk-about-drivers-hitting-cyclists
04-14-19, 09:18 PM
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Views: 3,446
Posted By forresterace

downhillmaster, you never disappoint!

downhillmaster, you never disappoint!
04-14-19, 07:13 PM
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Views: 3,446
Posted By forresterace

Riding in Windy Conditions ?

I'm not inquiring about commuting or such, where you have no choice to get where you have to go. I'm referring to recreational riding (or training) where you know the wind conditions before you go...
03-04-19, 02:55 PM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By forresterace

Methinks you should pull out your geography text...

Methinks you should pull out your geography text to have a look.
03-02-19, 10:02 AM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By forresterace

This is also known as - The Trucker's Surprise.

This is also known as - The Trucker's Surprise.
03-02-19, 08:42 AM
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Views: 1,314
Posted By forresterace

Riding in Traffic in Singapore!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIQGro0UthU&feature=youtu.be
02-16-18, 06:35 AM
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Views: 9,348
Posted By forresterace

In the same sentence - well done!

In the same sentence - well done!
02-15-18, 09:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,348
Posted By forresterace

Excuse me for a comment, but, how does someone...

Excuse me for a comment, but, how does someone spell them both "brakes" and " breaks" in the same paragraph?
01-22-18, 08:20 AM
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Views: 10,860
Posted By forresterace

Unicycle

Unicycle
12-18-17, 09:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,718
Posted By forresterace

That's not the smartphone's shortcoming, that is...

That's not the smartphone's shortcoming, that is the site offering up a mobile site without it regardless of your wishes. Maybe realize that not everyone utilizes the internet the same as you?
...
12-18-17, 08:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,718
Posted By forresterace

Goofy is as goofy does. Don't blame me for your...

Goofy is as goofy does. Don't blame me for your smartphone's shortcomings.
12-18-17, 07:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,718
Posted By forresterace

Not one of those who replied with opinions, took...

Not one of those who replied with opinions, took the trouble to look where the OP lives - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT).
I would think that is a factor in the bike shop's business...
10-01-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,098
Posted By forresterace

You call that typing?

You call that typing?
12-12-16, 08:56 AM
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Posted By forresterace

Unfortunately, Fraidy (the orange and white cat)...

Unfortunately, Fraidy (the orange and white cat) is no longer with us (cancer). Joey is enjoying being the only cat, and also enjoying his job of tormenting our Jack Russell.

Doug
12-11-16, 05:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,143
Posted By forresterace

Hi Bulldog Actually, what you're seeing on the...

Hi Bulldog
Actually, what you're seeing on the front forks is the Sigma computer sensor (wireless).
I'm glad you like it. I'm very pleased with how it turned out - it's my first experience with a...
12-11-16, 01:56 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 28,143
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze2_zpsfrguua48.jpg

Modernized to a nine speed triple
10-28-16, 04:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,988
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze ...

1990 Fiori Firenze

http://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze-new%20paint%202_zpszmzhwmo4.jpghttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/Firenze2_zpsfrguua48.jpg
09-20-16, 08:06 AM
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Views: 375,892
Posted By forresterace

This is my latest project - 1990 Fiori Firenze....

This is my latest project - 1990 Fiori Firenze. Finished two days...
09-16-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,937
Views: 2,405,781
Posted By forresterace

1990 Fiori Firenze

I finally finished my latest "resto-mod" - a rare 1990 Fiori Firenze with Columbus SL. I'm very pleased with how it
has turned...
09-09-16, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By forresterace

For each one of my bikes I have a filled-in copy...

For each one of my bikes I have a filled-in copy of this chart from Park Tool. If I ever want to duplicate my position on any of my bikes, I just refer to the proper chart.

Road Positioning Chart...
09-09-16, 11:07 AM
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Views: 7,292
Posted By forresterace

Here are the handlebars, and incidently where I...

Here are the handlebars, and incidently where I got them from.

FSA Omega Compact Road Bars | Chain Reaction Cycles...
09-07-16, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,292
Posted By forresterace

Why? :p My other three bikes are STEEL! ...

Why? :p

My other three bikes are STEEL!

Doug
08-08-16, 08:31 PM
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Views: 1,624
Posted By forresterace

The fork is definitely not the original one.

The fork is definitely not the original one.
08-04-16, 04:46 PM
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Views: 718
Posted By forresterace

This is a bike rack that I designed and built...

This is a bike rack that I designed and built from wood. It lives in my garage.
...
Forum: Touring
06-25-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,216
Posted By forresterace

Asking, on an internet forum, which size...

Asking, on an internet forum, which size handlebar would be the most comfortable is like asking what size shoe you should wear.
06-08-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By forresterace

It will definitely be 130mm. Doug

It will definitely be 130mm.

Doug
05-23-16, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,377
Posted By forresterace

Click-Stand Home Page...

Click-Stand Home Page (http://www.click-stand.com/)
I've used one for years on my touring bike - highly recommended

Doug
04-19-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,802
Posted By forresterace

It's not random at all. Every single one of them...

It's not random at all. Every single one of them in this photo is going to die!
04-12-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,118
Posted By forresterace

For 699 pounds, that Boardman bike is head and...

For 699 pounds, that Boardman bike is head and shoulders above all the others you posted. This includes the frame, forks and all the components - way better buy!
03-11-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 57,143
Posted By forresterace

A MUCH more important question, than the weight...

A MUCH more important question, than the weight of a hybrid bicycle, is -

How long should a piece of string be?
03-09-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 68,073
Posted By forresterace

JustinTW - What the devil is that orange vehicle...

JustinTW - What the devil is that orange vehicle in your garage?
02-16-16, 10:16 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,002
Posted By forresterace

1988 Fiori...

1988 Fiori Italiahttp://i1168.photobucket.com/albums/r489/forresterace/eefed329-4a69-4dc3-a7e8-cae3de5e7239_zpset7ef35k.jpg
01-01-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 200,314
Posted By forresterace

This is my '88 Fiori which I have posted before...

This is my '88 Fiori which I have posted before in other threads. It has an Ishiwata EX frame. I modernized all the components in the repaint/restoration. It very quickly became my
favorite rider.
...
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