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03-02-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Roger M

polymorphself, they are some Civia fenders. I...

polymorphself, they are some Civia fenders. I recently read that these fenders have been recalled do to the brackets coming loose and folks getting hurt. I will take my chances and check all...
03-02-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Roger M

I found a few more parts in the basement... ...

I found a few more parts in the basement...

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I've had these fenders for...
03-01-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Roger M

The second Expedition came from a Goodwill...

The second Expedition came from a Goodwill auction, about eight or nine years ago. It was cheap enough that I had to buy it. It's a 54cm, and other than giving it a quick bath way back when, it is...
03-01-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Roger M

Tale of Two Expeditions

I recently spotted a big Specialized touring frame in the classifieds here, a few weeks ago. It was priced pretty good, but it was pretty damn big. I watched it for a few days, and the seller dropped...
02-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,168
Posted By Roger M

Our Roxi during the bit of snow that hit us last...

Our Roxi during the bit of snow that hit us last week.

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02-23-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Roger M

That's not the bike, Mark. However you are...

That's not the bike, Mark. However you are correct in that the pictured bike will be Thomas's project. The tires on it are original to the bike, I believe.....
02-09-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,838
Posted By Roger M

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Might catch flack for the bars(with the sport touring crowd)...
02-08-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,166
Posted By Roger M

Yes, the front of the frame is covered with...

Yes, the front of the frame is covered with fingerprints. It was painted by Cyclart in 1988 or 89.
02-06-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,166
Posted By Roger M

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for some reason, I've thought about repainting this, recently. I'm sure...
02-06-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,810
Posted By Roger M

I built this stand 10-12 years ago. I didn't have...

I built this stand 10-12 years ago. I didn't have a workstand, but had a bunch of old copper pipe and fittings from plumbing and heating remodels. I've been meaning to put a coupling in the middle of...
01-09-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,395
Posted By Roger M

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My Stan Johnson
12-11-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,525
Posted By Roger M

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From a ride out in the Snohomish Valley in a warmer season ...
12-07-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,168
Posted By Roger M

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This was taken up near Stevens Pass last summer. Roxi and my...
12-02-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16,793
Views: 1,784,852
Posted By Roger M

Some unusually nice December weather in the PNW....

Some unusually nice December weather in the PNW. I got out for about 20 miles close to home this afternoon.

It was even warm enough to ride without...
11-28-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 753
Posted By Roger M

I bought this derailleur about seven years ago,...

I bought this derailleur about seven years ago, just because of it's oddness. Never installed it on a bike. I'd forgotten about it until I saw thus thread. ...
11-27-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 636
Posted By Roger M

Another $25 Mountain Bike Thread..

I didn't really need another bike...

But for $25 it was kinda hard to pass up.

Its a Parkpre Pro 825. I'm not sure of the year, but 1995(give or take a couple of years) sounds good to me....
11-22-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,525
Posted By Roger M

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This was a few years back, heading west from Rainy Pass. I rode the...
11-18-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,996
Posted By Roger M

at the time I think 'tide' stick was easier to...

at the time I think 'tide' stick was easier to come by in my area. I didn't complain either way..

FWIW, I think todays kids prefer tide pods...
11-18-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,996
Posted By Roger M

1979 or 1980: Two finger lid of Acapulco...

1979 or 1980:

Two finger lid of Acapulco Gold.
11-06-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 968
Posted By Roger M

To finish this thread, received the Miche...

To finish this thread, received the Miche cassette in the mail two days ago. It took less than two weeks to get here(PNW)from across the Atlantic. The total cost for the cassette, an 8 speed chain,...
10-07-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,241
Posted By Roger M

I bought a Gitane over the summer in a similar...

I bought a Gitane over the summer in a similar state. Yours looks to be in slightly better shape.
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10-01-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,459
Posted By Roger M

I've never owned an orange bike, until this...

I've never owned an orange bike, until this summer.

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09-25-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,351
Posted By Roger M

White Industries has a square taper silver crank...

White Industries has a square taper silver crank arm set, along with silver chainrings.

I didn't look too hard, but at least one of their models is setup for 1x, and good for 8-12 speed.
09-22-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 781,655
Posted By Roger M

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72 Gitane TDF
09-04-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,818
Posted By Roger M

I only have this one, given to me by my neighbor...

I only have this one, given to me by my neighbor a few years ago.
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09-03-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 905
Posted By Roger M

I would go with gray cable housing and white...

I would go with gray cable housing and white tape/saddle. That's just my opinion.
09-03-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 74,182
Posted By Roger M

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08-31-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roger M

I've been riding this bike more than any of my...

I've been riding this bike more than any of my others(in the limited rides that I've been on).

I just hung some old fenders on for the coming fall/wet season. This bike is far from any showpiece,...
08-19-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By Roger M

After a bath and some repairs. This wagon has...

After a bath and some repairs. This wagon has 167,000 miles, so it's been driven regularly up until 2015. The owner took very good care of it, from what I can see.

I will address a few...
08-16-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7,703
Views: 2,085,545
Posted By Roger M

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My M700 and my sons M800 Cannondales, 1992 and 1993(I think).
08-13-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,675
Posted By Roger M

Good eye. 1977 KZ1000.

Good eye. 1977 KZ1000.
08-13-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,675
Posted By Roger M

I took on my dads neglected bike when he passed...

I took on my dads neglected bike when he passed away twenty years ago. I haven't moved forward with it. Yet. ...
08-11-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,785
Views: 674,527
Posted By Roger M

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08-09-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roger M

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08-08-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roger M

I have never owned a full 531 tubed bike. That...

I have never owned a full 531 tubed bike. That was part of the reason I wanted it.
08-08-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roger M

It's a Gitane Tour de France, and 1972 seems to...

It's a Gitane Tour de France, and 1972 seems to be the year I'm told. The guy that owned it, bought it new and apparently rode the crap out of it. At some point (my guess is late 70s), he changed out...
08-08-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,376
Posted By Roger M

When I messaged the seller, I asked for a price....

When I messaged the seller, I asked for a price. She gave me a vague list of bikes, along with the price for each. I scrolled through..

Gitane - $50

They wouldn't sell early, only when the...
01-04-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,395
Posted By Roger M

I have a couple of white bikes, but only a photo...

I have a couple of white bikes, but only a photo of one at the moment.

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01-07-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,259
Posted By Roger M

I have posted here already, however photobucket...

I have posted here already, however photobucket issues have deleted my pictures.

So, here's my 1984 Joe McElroy. Built in Snoqualmie, Washington by an ex-Boeing engineer. I've owned it for about 5...
02-04-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,660
Posted By Roger M

Not too well, Grady. They only fit if I remove...

Not too well, Grady. They only fit if I remove the brakes(permanantly), even then it's too tight.

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