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03-13-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 65
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Posted By nlerner

Will there be a visit to Rivendell?

Will there be a visit to Rivendell?
01-28-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,778
Posted By 2flit

1968, 68cm Rene Herse

1968 Rene Herse

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01-21-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By SwimmerMike

Thanks to me you now have some great stories. If...

Thanks to me you now have some great stories. If it was just a sunny ride, it would not have been nearly as epic. I'm glad I was able to make the ride more memorable.
01-21-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

Long after finishing this ride, I realized why we...

Long after finishing this ride, I realized why we had so much rain on Day 2.
SwimmerMike rode with us that day. With a handle like that, we tempted the Bike Gods, and they provided.
01-13-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19,213
Views: 2,416,125
Posted By Dylansbob

I had to go to wallyworld across town to have...

I had to go to wallyworld across town to have tires installed. Rather than wander around there, I packed a bike and rode a short distance to Chambers Creek golf course. Nice views and some...
01-04-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19,213
Views: 2,416,125
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51801100935_7d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51801100935_7d5cf4410b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mVubzV)
Jenner CA (https://flic.kr/p/2mVubzV) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
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01-03-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,208
Posted By gugie

"Come for the bikes, stay for the people."

2021 was a year to get back on the road for my favorite cycling activity, credit card touring, and spending time on the road with my cycling buddies.

rccardr already posted the Virginia trip. It...
01-02-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,778
Posted By Roger M

I ended up with four big boy bike acquisitions in...

I ended up with four big boy bike acquisitions in 2021. An Expedition, Johnson, Lyon, and Cannondale. All between 66cm and 68cm.
...
12-31-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By rccardr

And I think were all glad about that.

And I think were all glad about that.
12-31-21, 08:56 PM
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Views: 5,679
Posted By davester

I beg to differ. All climbing solidly behind YOU....

I beg to differ. All climbing solidly behind YOU. I still had the biggest climb of the day ahead of me, the 1200' ascent up to my house over the last couple of miles. That hurt!
12-31-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By davester

Day 4: Not so many photos today. Here's a...

Day 4:

Not so many photos today. Here's a shot taken just south of Tomales as we're coming alongside Tomales Bay:...
12-31-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By davester

Day 2: After checking the weather forecast...

Day 2:

After checking the weather forecast to ensure that the rain wouldn't come in until later afternoon, we met at the Bike Tinker's place in Santa Rosa and set off early and almost immediately...
12-30-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

Alls well that ends well

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12-30-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By panzerwagon

Tour de Flatters? (perhaps the Belgians might not...

Tour de Flatters? (perhaps the Belgians might not appreciate that)
Came for the scenic photo blog, stayed for the documentation of flat fixing. Bonus points for photos including both (like this...
12-29-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By Andy_K

The picture suggests otherwise. I'd like to...

The picture suggests otherwise.

I'd like to give him a pass because he's riding his zero bike, but I can attest that gugie has been riding without fenders on the wet roads in Oregon recently too....
12-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gaucho777

Last Known Sighting: Larkspur Station - Monday @...

Last Known Sighting: Larkspur Station - Monday @ 10:45am

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That's Mark (gugie), Dave (davester), and Alex from L to R. Not shown...
12-25-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By davester

"Survival kit contents check. In them you'll...

"Survival kit contents check. In them you'll find:
- One forty-five caliber automatic
- Two boxes of ammunition
- Four days' concentrated emergency rations
- One drug issue containing...
12-23-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

It's a long hike from the Continental Inn to...

It's a long hike from the Continental Inn to William Tell and back, but we'll take our chances. There's beer at stake.
...
12-19-21, 10:48 PM
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Posted By bironi

That is one big front bag

I see you're tall, I'm small.
That front weight would not work for me.
Nice looking rig however.
Ride on.
12-19-21, 07:25 PM
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Views: 111,831
Posted By Sir_Name

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-11-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19,213
Views: 2,416,125
Posted By botty kayer

Headed out under pink London skies on the pink...

Headed out under pink London skies on the pink bike.....
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....in search of new...
12-02-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

Will do, Dave! edit: You'll note we go...

Will do, Dave!

edit: You'll note we go through Monte Rio not just once, but twice!
12-01-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By nlerner

fify

fify
12-01-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By bikemig

Too bad there is only a like button and not a...

Too bad there is only a like button and not a mildly jealous one as well, :). That sounds like fun.
12-01-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

The riders

The first three are on the ride, the other two might be persuaded to act as harbor pilots.
...
12-01-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,679
Posted By gugie

TdMIL 2021

Slow day at work, and I need to look like I'm busy, so I figured it was time to announce my annual-ish Tour de Mother-In-Law (TdMIL) Why TdMIL? As explained several times in past years, my MIL...
11-04-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,778
Posted By bikingshearer

Yup. I mean chain stays. Brain fart.:o ...

Yup. I mean chain stays. Brain fart.:o Otherwise, the question still holds.
10-08-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,778
Posted By Roger M

An updated picture(added fenders and luggage) of...

An updated picture(added fenders and luggage) of my Expedition

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09-30-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,190
Posted By squirtdad

there really something about a headbadge that...

there really something about a headbadge that makes a bike, and in this case the class head badge matches the class bike. A gugie decal would just not cut it
09-26-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,635
Posted By gugie

One last photo, shared by Bob. Day 5 at the...

One last photo, shared by Bob. Day 5 at the Elephant Seal viewpoint, a pink stretch vintage limo pulled in. ...
09-22-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,635
Posted By gugie

Day 5 - Ragged Point to Cambria

"In Roman times it was traditional for the citizens of Rome to go out and meet the returning victorious army and join them for their triumphant entry to the city. This will be kind of like that...
09-22-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,635
Posted By Andy_K

So, when nlerner said that you had "grown a...

So, when nlerner said that you had "grown a beard" since he last saw you.... :roflmao:
09-21-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,635
Posted By gugie

Day 1 - SF to Costanoa Lodge

I awoke before my alarm went off, dressed to ride in my Fred ensemble, and rode over to the Mission District to pick up Bob, who looks exactly like a pocket Santa Claus, if said Santa Claus rode a...
09-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,132
Posted By P!N20

Fetish

Fetish
09-19-21, 03:17 PM
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Views: 707
Posted By velomateo

I headed out over Mulholland towards the valley....

I headed out over Mulholland towards the valley. I ended up leaving a little later than I had planned because I took the little guy for a quick walk. Weather was nice, roads were mostly clear except...
09-07-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By ztmlgr

Thanks for the update. This makes much more...

Thanks for the update. This makes much more sense. It just didn't make sense when I rode by the scene why the deceased was lying in a dirt pullout by the side of the road, and no wreckage whatsoever,...
09-06-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,635
Posted By gugie

There's the pic you're looking for, polymorphself

There's the pic you're looking for, polymorphself
09-06-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By Chuck M

Im sure he knew how to tension a bicycle chain....

Im sure he knew how to tension a bicycle chain. But perhaps he didnt describe it so that everyone understands the same way. Tensioning a roller chain is not hard if you understand it. Explaining it...
09-06-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,423
Posted By mrmb

The one thing I think Sheldon Brown got dead wrong

Chain tension on a fixed gear set-up.

He says to set it up as tight as possible without binding. To make matters worse, he does not explain his definition of binding. I used to do it this way, and...
09-06-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,485
Posted By djkashuba

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51430200156_1fa142b6a8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mmHdGU)
Colnago/ Gold Coast Bakery Duncans Mills (https://flic.kr/p/2mmHdGU) by djk762...
09-05-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,052
Posted By scarlson

I've drilled and tapped 5 stems for bells:...

I've drilled and tapped 5 stems for bells: Cinelli 1A, two Technomics, a Technomic Deluxe, and an SR Custom. That's all my bikes. I don't think it's a problem. A lot of them are also drilled for the...
09-03-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
Posted By gugie

Cancelled? Did we cancel the ride when the...

Cancelled? Did we cancel the ride when the German's bombed Pearl Harbor?

The Tourica gruppeto leaves the station a week from Monday. 5 guys, 5 days, 400km, then 2 days in Cambria to do FauxRoica....
09-03-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By JulesCW

/snark Want it to be lightweight? Turn it into...

/snark Want it to be lightweight? Turn it into a fixie -- no brakes at all, plus no derailleurs or freewheel -- super lightweight! Cut off the derailleur tab and any other braze-ons to shave off...
09-02-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,488
Posted By T-Mar

The tyres have to be budget versions, yet you...

The tyres have to be budget versions, yet you have the money to splurge on aluminum brake cable housing? :foo:
08-25-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 17,036
Posted By unterhausen

the traditional way is to pass a string through...

the traditional way is to pass a string through and use a vacuum to pull it.

I just did this on my lathe. For some reason, I had been avoiding that obvious method even though I kept thinking...
Forum: Touring
08-23-21, 04:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,306
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I suspect that some of the component...

I suspect that some of the component manufacturers have gotten a bit lazy on quality control for chainrings and crank arm spiders with derailleur bikes, any non-concentric parts do not matter with a...
08-21-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 173,072
Posted By gugie

Too bad we didn't take a picture of his brother...

Too bad we didn't take a picture of his brother at the Navarro General Store. I'm still waiting to use those two tickets he gave us to see Willie Horton's band.
08-21-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 173,072
Posted By thinktubes

Interesting question - there's also the fantastic...

Interesting question - there's also the fantastic Stone Arch Bridge (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_Arch_Bridge_(Minneapolis)) in Minneapolis. I bet there are others as well (EDIT: Big River...
08-14-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,190
Posted By gugie

3 days? Here's my Flickr album...

3 days?

Here's my Flickr album (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157670612977512/with/30958759746/) for this build. First pic is July 17, 2016 showing the start of drawing it up, last...
08-12-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,190
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hes cleaned up his credit card touring game over...

Hes cleaned up his credit card touring game over the years

...
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