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06-01-20, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

First ride of the year for this one: ...

First ride of the year for this one:

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06-01-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,418
Posted By Drillium Dude

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05-31-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By Drillium Dude

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Who guessed silver?
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05-31-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
05-31-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By Drillium Dude

Frankie say: ...

Frankie say:

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DD
05-31-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
05-29-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

How strange. I've been finding garter snakes (and...

How strange. I've been finding garter snakes (and salamanders, skinks, frogs, etc) here in the PNW since I was 5. I guess you gotta know where to look :)

Kidding, of course. Today I went on...
05-28-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Drillium Dude

Those are really, really nice! If I didn't...

Those are really, really nice! If I didn't already have a pair (and two spare pairs of pads/holders/guides/nuts/washers), these would be on their way to Seattle.

I like this version best, with the...
05-28-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Here are the rest from yesterday's ride: ...

Here are the rest from yesterday's ride:

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05-27-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was out in the country today, too, but haven't...

I was out in the country today, too, but haven't edited all my pics yet. But here's a nice shot taken of my "bike du jour" at the UW Bothell conservatory about a mile from home:
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05-26-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By Drillium Dude

So it is true: with these dimensions, I can't...

So it is true: with these dimensions, I can't even give this jersey away.

DD
05-26-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Of course this was my favorite photo :) I...

Of course this was my favorite photo :)

I love finding turtles on my various routes. One day I'd like to see a snapper on a ride - that would be the coolest thing ever.

DD
05-25-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

I seem to have been pounding the same ground as...

I seem to have been pounding the same ground as etherhuffer on Sunday. Here are some of my pics from my Bothell-Alki-Interbay-Fremont-Bothell loop. It appears I got in close to 60 miles - and my neck...
05-24-20, 11:45 AM
05-23-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

In all seriousness, you are of course correct....

In all seriousness, you are of course correct. They aren't even sentimental to me, but to list empty boxes on Ebay - at this point in life anyhow - is just a bit beyond where I'm at. Maybe next year....
05-23-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

I had a can once - ugh. Definitely worth more...

I had a can once - ugh. Definitely worth more empty than full :)

DD
05-23-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By Drillium Dude

I just took a look at Google Earth because you...

I just took a look at Google Earth because you gave me a street name - same shop location, across from Zippy's! Back in the day, there were at least three different locations. The Bike Shop in Aiea...
05-22-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 80,586
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'm not normally a fan of yellow, but that shade,...

I'm not normally a fan of yellow, but that shade, matched with the white panels and black detail painting is perfect. That's simply a beautifully turned-out bike. The Colnago-branded Concor is the...
05-22-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

Maybe not, but there's at least one sucker out...

Maybe not, but there's at least one sucker out there who will buy 'em anyway, so mum's the word :)

DD
05-22-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

I haven't been on the bike in about 3 days now,...

I haven't been on the bike in about 3 days now, due to auctions closing and too much rain. But I did get some shots on my phone recently that I'd forgotten about, so I'll post a few of those in lieu...
05-22-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,038
Posted By Drillium Dude

"There's one more box that'll never go to school ...

"There's one more box that'll never go to school
Never get to fall in love, never get to be cool"
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05-22-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

Okay, how about ...

Okay, how about
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then?

DD
05-22-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exceedingly Rare set of Campagnolo Super Record Nesting Boxes

I'd forgotten all about this (these?)!

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It is (they are?)...
05-21-20, 05:44 PM
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Views: 3,073,674
Posted By Drillium Dude

Anybody need a challenge? Because this seller's...

Anybody need a challenge? Because this seller's got one: Stuck Seatpost...
05-21-20, 05:42 PM
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Views: 8,030,140
Posted By Drillium Dude

Don't worry - I posted in the Wacky thread, too! ...

Don't worry - I posted in the Wacky thread, too!

Never seen this approach before: Stuck Seatpost...
05-21-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,560
Posted By Drillium Dude

Black. Always bet on black :) DD

Black. Always bet on black :)

DD
05-20-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By Drillium Dude

Could you provide a link to this "Klein fetish"...

Could you provide a link to this "Klein fetish" thread to which you refer? It's raining here and I find myself in need of some entertainment :)

DD
05-16-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,238
Views: 267,563
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nah, there's blue paint in the arm millings to...

Nah, there's blue paint in the arm millings to match the infill paint details on the rest of the Bianchi's parts. It was difficult getting it to show up in the photos...

DD
05-16-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,238
Views: 267,563
Posted By Drillium Dude

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying...

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying indoors. Decided to pull out some old stuff, clean it up, polish and re-purpose. I've had these milled calipers in 80% condition (once graced my...
05-12-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,148
Posted By Drillium Dude

I tried a pair of 165s once - felt like I'd...

I tried a pair of 165s once - felt like I'd lowered my saddle 6" or more. Very, very noticeable and weird. I took them off after one ride and put my normal 170s back and they've been there ever...
05-12-20, 07:14 PM
05-10-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Freaking 85 degrees today! Didn't feel too bad,...

Freaking 85 degrees today! Didn't feel too bad, to be honest. I was planning on a good round-the-lake ride, but I flatted in Redmond as a result of a pretty substantial cut in the tire. Booted it...
05-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 945
Posted By Drillium Dude

I see this thread has suggestions that...

I see this thread has suggestions that flat-bottomed ferrules should work just as well as the beveled ones in Campy application.

Folks, please - stop saying this. We have people here asking how to...
05-09-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,158
Posted By Drillium Dude

Simply the best. I miss him, too :( DD

Simply the best. I miss him, too :(

DD
05-09-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thank you, Al, for you contribution to my...

Thank you, Al, for you contribution to my lifetime on two wheels.

It all began with a red Schwinn Apple Krate:
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05-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

I wonder if I passed by you on my way to Seattle...

I wonder if I passed by you on my way to Seattle and points west? I should pay closer attention to faces of the people riding the bikes coming towards me instead of checking out the head badges of...
05-09-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

For reasons I won't share here, I always try to...

For reasons I won't share here, I always try to go out for a fast or long - or both, but not so often these days - ride on May 8.

Today I ended up with around 50 miles and some interesting sights...
05-07-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

My normal 25 out/back to Redmond. Spanking-new...

My normal 25 out/back to Redmond. Spanking-new repaved section right where I live has really brought the trail further up to standards. However, since in the past week the Sammamish River has been...
05-07-20, 02:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,313
Posted By Drillium Dude

You know, my favorite bikes have been the...

You know, my favorite bikes have been the Colnagos I've owned and still own but this doesn't bother me in the slightest. As I get older I appreciate things as they were and as they are - but I don't...
05-06-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 537,304
Posted By Drillium Dude

There's a first time for everything: ...

There's a first time for everything:

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05-05-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Oh, no worries there. None of those symptoms,...

Oh, no worries there. None of those symptoms, plus I get that stuff checked during my annual checkup and my BP is better than ever as I come up on 6 years smoke-free!

DD
05-05-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks everybody; I think I picked up a 24-hour...

Thanks everybody; I think I picked up a 24-hour bug or something like that. Had a rough night, but felt good enough this after to do a leisurely 25 with no lingering ill effects. Good deal :)

The...
05-04-20, 03:41 AM
04-29-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 889
Posted By Drillium Dude

Here's an inexpensive (and appropriate) solution...

Here's an inexpensive (and appropriate) solution to the top tube dent: Old School Sticker (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/715486-drillium-how-guide-part-one-stripping-anodizing.html)
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Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hello everyone - have a nice day! Now it can...

Hello everyone - have a nice day!

Now it can be locked :)

DD
04-22-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ouch! That sounds bad, but of course not quite as...

Ouch! That sounds bad, but of course not quite as bad as your unfortunate encounter with that dog; heal up soon :)

DD
04-18-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,418
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
04-18-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,545
Posted By Drillium Dude

You win :) DD

You win :)

DD
04-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,418
Posted By Drillium Dude

I thought that red barn looked familiar; my photo...

I thought that red barn looked familiar; my photo was taken only the day before!
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04-16-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was over in the Snoqualmie Valley today because...

I was over in the Snoqualmie Valley today because the weather was perfect and I'd done a half-assed recon run a week or so ago and wanted to explore further. Some good hills here and there, but...
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