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12-06-21, 09:01 AM
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Posted By Roger M

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more...

Progress hasn't changed much. A little more polishing, and assembly of the driveside crank.

Thomas had an assignment in his 8th grade Language arts class recently, 'interview an object'. I saw it...
12-02-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By gugie

Whaddaya think? ;) To be honest, there's a...

Whaddaya think? ;)

To be honest, there's a bit of truth in it, but as northbend will remind you, "gugie always says don't let the truth get in the way of a good story." It works out for everyone,...
12-02-21, 10:04 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Went out for a quick 30 between meetings. Temps...

Went out for a quick 30 between meetings. Temps in the upper 50s (in December!)

At the Highland Park train station

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Almost...
12-02-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 339
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Posted By majmt

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12-02-21, 04:05 AM
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Posted By SapInMyBlood

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11-29-21, 06:25 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

I rode to work! Might not sound like much but it...

I rode to work! Might not sound like much but it was my first commute since late May, just before school let out for the summer. I injured my shoulder in August, and just recently was able to start...
11-29-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,721
Posted By Doug Fattic

A shortish history of modern American frame builders

The general population of adult Americans did not ride bicycles until the bike boom of 1970. Before then they were for kids to get around until they finally got their driver’s license. I saw my 1st...
11-29-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 29,003
Posted By Drillium Dude

Paseo Pathway: ...

Paseo Pathway:

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11-28-21, 06:34 PM
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Views: 429
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: November 1991 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this thread:

Letters
Paceline
"America's Best Bike Shops"

Road Test (Mountain Lite, Specialized Deja Two) and Equipment/Product Reviews ("New for '92") will be posted...
11-28-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 863
Posted By poprad

More pics! ...

More pics!
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Graceful stem...
11-27-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By Kilroy1988

Went out this afternoon for 37 miles on the 1951...

Went out this afternoon for 37 miles on the 1951 New Hudson Silver Arrow, which has been my steed of choice these past few weeks. Think I need to grease some bearings on the rear wheel or freewheel...
11-27-21, 04:34 PM
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Posted By SquireBlack

Thanksgiving Ride

Poodled around Portland on an unexpectedly warm and sunny day:

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On the...
11-27-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By botty kayer

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy...

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy here in the UK, as winter progresses its time to get out the waterproof jackets and warm headwear...
11-26-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By mstateglfr

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes. ...

Sure, it gets better. Or rather- it changes.
For a handful of years, cycling meant family rides of under 5mi, so I would try for quantity- ride to parks and playgrounds frequently.
A Weehoo really...
11-26-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By jimmuller

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on...

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on Thanksgiving Day.
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All the leaves are brown [all the leaves are brown] and the sky is gray [and the sky...
11-26-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bogester

It gets better. My daughter is 18 and all I ride...

It gets better. My daughter is 18 and all I ride now is old bikes. I kept the vintage theme going when she was growing up by putting a vintage carrier in back of a Univega. As she got older I also...
11-25-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By gthomson

I know this is cliché but don't regret a single...

I know this is cliché but don't regret a single moment because it goes by quick and then those days are gone. I bought a Peugeot road bike in 1985 and rode it into my university years and then after,...
11-25-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By fabiofarelli

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11-24-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,261
Posted By iab

Children are barnacles until age 5/6 when they...

Children are barnacles until age 5/6 when they start separating from you. imo, age 8-10 is the sweet spot, they aren't barnacles, but they come, hug you and say I love you. But they keep separating...
11-24-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 786
Posted By davester

All of the above, and then some! 11. Sitting...

All of the above, and then some!

11. Sitting with a group of people talking about the most exciting events that you can remember and having everybody look at you with astonishment when you say...
11-23-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 29,003
Posted By amedias

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Exploring some old rail routes
Devon, UK
11-23-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By Andy_K

gugie left out one of my favorite parts of the...

gugie left out one of my favorite parts of the story, so I'll have to pick it up and add some further embellishment along with one or two facts.

First, I'm not buying the part about a failed quick...
11-22-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 29,003
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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First day of the tassie gift
11-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,016
Posted By gugie

Custom racks for a Rene Herse

I received an email from the proprietor of BikeRecyclery (http://www.BikeRecyclery.com) out of Portland, Oregon, buying & selling high end vintage/used bike parts. Justyne found a well preserved,...
11-19-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 89,208
Posted By Roger M

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11-19-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By obrentharris

In my little corner of the world we know that...

In my little corner of the world we know that winter is surely here when the Buckeyes fall from the bare branches and the trails turn muddy.
...
11-19-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,297
Posted By Duke7777

Yes, I use various drawing aids to do the box...

Yes, I use various drawing aids to do the box lining and other details:
...
11-19-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By T-Mar

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11-19-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By LucasHartong

So, I was telling about the old tramways that...

So, I was telling about the old tramways that used to choochoo on our island. This is part two. Today I tried to find traces of this line, between Dirksland ('Land of duke Dirk') and Stellendam, a...
11-19-21, 05:24 AM
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Posted By CMAW

To the Belgo-Dutch border ...

To the Belgo-Dutch border

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And across it

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11-18-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,297
Posted By Duke7777

I find they do a nice job of lug lining and box...

I find they do a nice job of lug lining and box lining. I usually go over the line a second time after it's dry, to get better density. It seems to last fine, but I store my bikes in a dry basement...
11-17-21, 11:07 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Love all the pics and stories! This is real life....

Love all the pics and stories! This is real life. Loving the outdoors. Here I'm preparing a ride.
...
11-16-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 843,038
Posted By iab

Nice. Posting a C&V pic of you on a bike. I'm...

Nice. Posting a C&V pic of you on a bike. I'm in. This is my badass self adhering to rule #9 in 1970-ish.
...
11-16-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By Wildwood

Thankful posting this thread - diventa di nuovo un ciclista oggi

Rain and life have reduced ride time.
So what to do to not exhaust the legs too much?
…..take too many pics. But I skipped them in the crowded town - the turn around ramble....
11-16-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 89,208
Posted By DorkDisk

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11-16-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,200
Posted By Kenergizer

LeMond's '89 Bottecchia

Sorry it has taken me so long to discover this forum in general and to read through the thread about LeMond's '89 TdF bike. Since I am the owner of the bike that is on display at the Three Oaks, MI...
11-15-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By djkashuba

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Austin Creek, Caz. (https://flic.kr/p/2mK7WCy) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on...
11-15-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By Oldairhead

I joined merziac and his son for a ride out on...

I joined merziac and his son for a ride out on the Columbia River Trail. On our ride out to Cascade Locks we encountered several areas impacted by recent storms. Overall the trail is in a poor state...
11-14-21, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Andy_K - awesome photos! I will have to get back...

Andy_K - awesome photos! I will have to get back up that way in the spring and try that route. Looks promising :)

I got in around 70 miles today in the Valley of the Sun:
...
11-14-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By Andy_K

Dry days in November are rare in Oregon, so when...

Dry days in November are rare in Oregon, so when one comes along you've got to jump on it. This Saturday was such a day and gugie and I planned to ride the Historic Canby Ferry Loop...
11-14-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By nlerner

Single-speed Sunday on the Milwaukee: ...

Single-speed Sunday on the Milwaukee:

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11-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By botty kayer

Did my usual weekend thing of heading out around...

Did my usual weekend thing of heading out around London without a planned route, and just see what I come across. I'm always on the look out for new pieces of street art and we're lucky here in...
11-14-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 724
Views: 65,478
Posted By roadsnakes

I enjoy trying the many craft brews that are out...

I enjoy trying the many craft brews that are out there, but my go to drink is PABST BLUE RIBBON!
'
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1axgODFm95A
'
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11-13-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By Sir_Name

Sweet autumnal New England ride today. It started...

Sweet autumnal New England ride today. It started off warm enough if a bit blustery, then the thunderstorms hit. No pics of that part of the ride, but I was very glad to be wearing wool.
...
11-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the GT Outpost to the local American Legion...

Rode the GT Outpost to the local American Legion post (and my polling place) and ran a Veterans Day 5k to benefit their scholarship fund. Did well.
The devil made me do it?

...
11-11-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By bironi

Matt, I did put some swept back Nitto bars that...

Matt,
I did put some swept back Nitto bars that Chris gave me on my Medici.
Non-fendered bike, so I haven't given it a good testing period.
If these don't work, I've also found an off name brand...
11-11-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By jimmuller

I went for a spin today, about 30 miles along...

I went for a spin today, about 30 miles along hills and valleys I've ridden many times, and a few I've ridden rarely. Today's machine of choice was the Peugeot PF10, nee PFN10 but now wearing...
11-11-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The missus had the day off from work today, as...

The missus had the day off from work today, as did I, so we rode our city bikes down to a cafe for un cafe et croissant. We went for a walk along a shortish riverside trail and noted the handy bike...
11-11-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,719
Posted By ollo_ollo

Finally got my surgery re-scheduled and leaving...

Finally got my surgery re-scheduled and leaving sunny Florida for the cold rain of Oregon on Sunday. Expect to be back for CINO 2022 with fully functioning lungs at long last. Don
11-10-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,828
Posted By bironi

Very nice day back there in Virginia. We had a...

Very nice day back there in Virginia.
We had a few hours of filtered sun in our hood as well.
No pics, but a great day in a group of four.
Beer and bull after.
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