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01-26-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 738
Posted By Repack Rider

Not a single mention. Bummer. It got good...

Not a single mention. Bummer. It got good reviews.

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01-26-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,727
Posted By genejockey

3.5% unemployment and 2.6% annual GDP growth...

3.5% unemployment and 2.6% annual GDP growth isn't even remotely a "recession".
01-19-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By tiger1964

Your photography is 4x better than mine but I...

Your photography is 4x better than mine but I still have trouble seeing the detail. I think I know what it is...

Sorry your visit seems to have been so short.



It's worth going on...
01-18-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By CrowSeph

Nice! here my last photo from 2days ago near a...

Nice! here my last photo from 2days ago near a fresh graffiti
https://www.instagram.com/p/Cng1IzTMRd-/
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Views: 344
Posted By downtube42

I was up in the Seattle area over the weekend for...

I was up in the Seattle area over the weekend for a family event, so I bugged out early Sunday for a 100k. I started a P-12 in November to go along with my ongoing R-12.

Just a 100k, but between...
01-16-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,665
Posted By M1T

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me,...

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me, thats what they're called) near Natural Bridges Monument in SE Utah during a bike packing trip. I came about an inch from running over the little guy,...
01-13-23, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,111
Posted By 79pmooney

veganbikes, why the hatred of old threads with...

veganbikes, why the hatred of old threads with good info in them being dredged up? I've never see anything on what to do with popped rails. I haven't done it yet so it hasn't mattered to me but I...
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By joewein

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125 consecutive months of "Century a Month" completed. 162 km (101 mi) in West Izu with 1940 m...
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By nicomachus

Wet century. Started and ended in Portland,...

Wet century. Started and ended in Portland, Oregon. Rode northwest, through farmlands to and up the Banks Vernonia State Trail. Out and back on the BV, then home via more urban roads. It rained the...
01-10-23, 06:54 PM
Replies: 74,063
Views: 12,039,507
Posted By NOLA Sekai 4K

Raleigh Super Course MkII (cheap)

HERE'S a steal (steel) $100 for a popular-sized, nearly new, Reynolds-framed Raleigh SC, with bar-end shifters and 700c alloy wheelset. Im surprised it hasnt been bought
...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 918
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1568: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1568:

My wife and I traveled to Ohio over the holidays to visit her family. While we were there the temps never dropped below about 40F, with the daily...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

I can't resist the urge to sum up an amazing year...

I can't resist the urge to sum up an amazing year of milestones.

SR series
ACP 10000
7th R-12 completed in August
RUSA Cup
Ultra Randonneur (10th SR series)
Rando Scout 50+
Mondial Award
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By downtube42

January 1st I did the Oregon Randonneurs Wine...

January 1st I did the Oregon Randonneurs Wine Country 200 brevet, so that gets my December R-12 ride checked off, plus a head start on my PBP qualifying SR series.

It was foggy and right around...
12-29-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,118
Posted By romanlotus

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My 1981.5 Trek 715
12-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,040
Posted By njkayaker

Vision Zero NJ: Op-Ed: Polzo vs. Essex County...

Vision Zero NJ: Op-Ed: Polzo vs. Essex County decision - Part 2: The bad. The REALLY bad!! (http://walkbikejersey.blogspot.com/2012/03/op-ed-polzo-vs-essex-county-decision_16.html)
12-24-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,374
Posted By darkmoon

1975 When I was a high school kid, I was hooked...

1975
When I was a high school kid, I was hooked by the greatest man.

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12-24-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,526,394
Posted By jamesdak

Well, my riding has moved inside for the winter...

Well, my riding has moved inside for the winter so I haven't been sharing pics. Picked up an indoor recumbent this fall and have been using that versus the rollers this year. Getting old and soft I...
12-20-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,457
Posted By TiHabanero

Bike Tripping is my all-time favorite bicycle...

Bike Tripping is my all-time favorite bicycle related book. It is the book that took me from a kid with a bike to a kid with a touring bike. Just so happens to be I am re-reading that very chapter at...
12-20-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,590
Posted By thumpism

Well, it looks like our co-op is on its way out....

Well, it looks like our co-op is on its way out. I stopped by today for a look around the exterior since the staff is not reliably there during posted hours. I don't need anything so don't need the...
12-19-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74,063
Views: 12,039,507
Posted By WGB

Listed 7hrs ago in Jacksonville, FLA ...

Listed 7hrs ago in Jacksonville, FLA

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/713801016672078Bridgestone RB -T Road Bike Vintage 21 Speed$99
Listed 7 hours ago in Jacksonville, FL...
12-19-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,526,394
Posted By Prowler

Sorry about this, but I didn’t ride. I had to...

Sorry about this, but I didn’t ride. I had to make an unplanned trip home to the Steele Creek Community over the weekend - drive from home thru Carlisle, PA, down the Shenandoah Valley and up thru...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

I missed the two nice December weekends, and rode...

I missed the two nice December weekends, and rode my December 200k today. The same RUSA Perm #01124 - Portland to Olympia I rode in November, but solo this time and 10 degrees colder. 24F at the...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

Perm pop #4584 today, on the fixed gear. Weather...

Perm pop #4584 today, on the fixed gear. Weather was 39-41F, sprinkles, light wind. I chose to ride this triangle shaped loop counter clockwise, because the long stretch along the Columbia river is...
12-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,040
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. South Jersey is better than a helluva lot...

Yeah. South Jersey is better than a helluva lot of places, but there are some things you have to be conscious of. Sand is a big one in certain areas of Burlington, Atlantic and Cumberland Counties....
12-06-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,040
Posted By GhostRider62

It depends on the state and the state of the...

It depends on the state and the state of the roads. OP rides on Southern NJ where the road surface is good but so are the shoulders, very good. When I am down there, I never ever ride on the road,...
11-27-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,170
Posted By Korina

Thank you! He was amazing. I've never met anyone...

Thank you! He was amazing. I've never met anyone as open as he was. And he took that bike to places you wouldn't think you could take bikes. I mean; look at the start of his journey!
...
11-16-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,903
Posted By steelbikeguy

Retro - a Cycling Plus magazine column

I've been sharing the Cycling Plus magazine series of articles called Design Classics (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1244545-design-classics-cycling-plus-magazine-column.html).
I've...
11-15-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,590
Posted By EVlove

Today at the Bike Connector, Lowell MA

I dropped off a nice large aluminum basket at "my" co-op today that we must have picked up at a yard sale ages ago, I honestly don't remember, but it never did fit any of our bikes right. Anyway,...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By Classtime

200k DNF

Not really my shortcomings. It was a 200k with an up and over and out and back with 10,000 feet of climbing. After more than half of the climbing done, there is a flat section going north on Pacific...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

Saturday two of us rode RUSA Perm #01124 -...

Saturday two of us rode RUSA Perm #01124 - Portland to Olympia, taking advantage of a dry and relatively calm day. We did have a slight headwind most of the day, but nothing significant. We left...
11-11-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By Lombard

Trolls like that are obvious and I would just...

Trolls like that are obvious and I would just ignore them if they ask something that outlandish. If a newbie asks a "stupid question", I usually give them the benefit of the doubt. If they have a...
11-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,864
Posted By BillyD

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we...

Hi guys, first of all I must remind you that we never, EVER discuss the particulars of a disciplinary action in public. That is private information, even if only by the fact that it is delivered in a...
11-03-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Doubleplay

Thanks for posting this. I was curious about this...

Thanks for posting this. I was curious about this show.
Forum: Touring
11-02-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,545
Posted By McCycle

Great place for an unscrupulous person to fix...

Great place for an unscrupulous person to fix bevies of old bike correctly, by "rebuilding" customer's bikes.

While Bogota seems a far more dangerous place, I did end up at a North Idaho biker...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By atwl77

Completed my SR series with a 600k over the...

Completed my SR series with a 600k over the weekend. Although the route wasn't a very tough one, but it was a somewhat unenjoyable ride due to frequent bouts of sleepiness. I didn't manage to get...
10-09-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,665
Posted By steelbikeguy

After riding from Alton north along the rivers to...

After riding from Alton north along the rivers to the scenic overlook at Pere Marquette park, it was time to head back south. The route south to Grafton included dodging walnuts on the trail (lots...
10-07-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By well biked

The Centaur group was introduced in 2002,...

The Centaur group was introduced in 2002, replacing the Daytona group (legal issues using the Daytona name). I believe that 2002 Centaur group was a 10 speed group....so 2002.
edit: I just looked it...
10-07-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,665
Posted By steelbikeguy

some photos from a scenic bike trail that runs...

some photos from a scenic bike trail that runs along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. This is part of a series of trails along the Mississippi near St. Louis, MO. This section runs from Alton,...
10-01-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,665
Posted By stardognine

That must be what I meant to say. 😁😉 I'm...

That must be what I meant to say. 😁😉

I'm obviously not that familiar with the area, but I kinda like it. Other than the hot summer temps, lol. It hit 116F over here in Sacramento once this year,...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By atwl77

Sept 15-18 was my country's BRM1000, and they...

Sept 15-18 was my country's BRM1000, and they really picked a challenging route for this brevet.

Even before the ride began, it was quite a logistical challenge. The most glaring obstacle was in...
09-16-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,665
Posted By northbend

We got the Elk and no signs here. I'll trade you...

We got the Elk and no signs here. I'll trade you some...

When you're this big you don't have to look both ways
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

This past weekend I rode the SIR Third Time's a...

This past weekend I rode the SIR Third Time's a Charm 1000k, just about 3 weeks after my first ever DNF, at LEL. I reverted to my Sella Anatomica saddle, placing the blame for LEL squarely on the...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By downtube42

I think you can do 100 miles on an ill-fitting...

I think you can do 100 miles on an ill-fitting bike without things going too far south. That becomes less true quickly as the distance increases. I think dealing with comfort on the bike is as...
09-10-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By rm -rf

The cap unscrews after the two bolts are...

The cap unscrews after the two bolts are completely loose. It's for setting the bearing preload.

I really like the Park Tool repair guides (https://www.parktool.com/en-us/blog/repair-help). They...
09-09-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By FBinNY

Look down to the Admiral Hopper quote below ...

Look down to the Admiral Hopper quote below

I've been away from the forums for a while. But some people may remember me from a few years back and know that I've ALWAYS advocated measuring for...
Replies: 20
Views: 2,846
Posted By joewein

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In August 2012 I visited Taiwan with my family. It was a great trip and I would like to back...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By atwl77

Anyways, while a bunch of my randonneuring...

Anyways, while a bunch of my randonneuring buddies were suffering in the UK, I did another 400k over the weekend. This was more of a big experiment/testing phase to try new things and hoping to...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By downtube42

Not surprising. Front what I understand, a...

Not surprising.

Front what I understand, a late reroute due to construction increased the difficulty substantially. I had planned for Yad Moss, and didn't pay sufficient attention to the reroute....
08-12-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 469,125
Posted By oneclick

Tiny 1973 Supercourse

I though I had posted the before pictures somewhere but cannot find the thread. This is a bit curious because it's the only year Raleigh made a Supercourse frame this small (20 1/2"), and as well the...
Replies: 107
Views: 9,381
Posted By GhostRider62

A wise person told me that long brevets always...

A wise person told me that long brevets always get very personal.

I DNF'd a 1200K recently. I broke the seatpost changing the saddle in the morning. Even the best wrench in NJ couldn't fix the...
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