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12-01-20, 08:09 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

rhm 's home was the starting point of our century...

rhm 's home was the starting point of our century as he mentioned and boy the morning started colder than I had anticipated! Below freezing but it warmed up nicely to the low 50's soon enough once...
11-20-20, 05:07 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Today I had every intention of going on a nice...

Today I had every intention of going on a nice spin after work but it is looking highly unlikely now. Commute only it is. This was from the other day on a nice 28 mile spin to the beach...
11-12-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 201,900
Posted By greg3rd48

My love of all things Fuji led me to have a run...

My love of all things Fuji led me to have a run of these 1980's style caps produced by Walz recently. They arrived and I could not be more impressed by the quality and appearance. I had enough made...
11-12-20, 10:52 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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11-12-20, 10:51 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Tuesday's weather proved to be too promising for...

Tuesday's weather proved to be too promising for me not to take a day off so I did just that. I drove to New Paltz again but this time took a different route. Within the first I climbed Mohonk Mt. to...
11-03-20, 01:20 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

A quick 28 miles on the R600 to Randall's Island...

A quick 28 miles on the R600 to Randall's Island with a stop at a mural dedicated to Mother Theresa on the way back.
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10-29-20, 08:32 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

This past Saturday I made the drive up to...

This past Saturday I made the drive up to Branford, CT to meet with Sir_Name and his pal for a scenic autumn ride through some coastal areas and rolling hills. Normally this month would have been our...
10-15-20, 10:32 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

What a stunning Fuji.

What a stunning Fuji.
10-13-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I took advantage of a free day last Thurs. by...

I took advantage of a free day last Thurs. by driving north to New Paltz, NY, founded by Huguenots in the 17th century. I had planned on making it a 100 mile day through Ulster and Orange Counties...
10-13-20, 11:55 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

This put a wide grin on my face.

This put a wide grin on my face.
10-05-20, 12:40 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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09-15-20, 09:22 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

This weekend we visited my wife's cousins in...

This weekend we visited my wife's cousins in Central NJ to meet our new niece. They live in a lovely area surrounded by blueberry, tomato, corn and other vegetable farms. I availed of the opportunity...
09-14-20, 01:02 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

‘71 Super Corsa build. ...

‘71 Super Corsa build.

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09-08-20, 11:25 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I rode up to Brewster and back last Thurs. for 93...

I rode up to Brewster and back last Thurs. for 93 miles. It is a nice enough route most of the way but MAN from Yonkers to Elmsford is a nightmarish ride over an asphalt washboard!
09-02-20, 06:22 AM
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Views: 576
Posted By greg3rd48

So you have built the wheel up and all you need...

So you have built the wheel up and all you need is a final dish and trueing? I know places that can and will do it. Also, reach out to noglider .
08-31-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,037
Views: 201,900
Posted By greg3rd48

The funny thing is that I had never heard of nor...

The funny thing is that I had never heard of nor seen this bike until two weeks ago. All of the sudden an older coworker asked me if I could get his bike road ready, a bike that he had not ridden in...
08-11-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By greg3rd48

You are correct! The Campy Stratos 8 speed RD and...

You are correct! The Campy Stratos 8 speed RD and FD seized completely after a winter on the trainer a couple of years back. Nothing could be done. A switch to 105 11 speed did the trick.
08-11-20, 09:00 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

The lead mechanic in the shop made this for me to...

The lead mechanic in the shop made this for me to put on my desk during some free time. It was a very nice gesture.
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07-21-20, 09:11 AM
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Views: 1,782
Posted By greg3rd48

I am glad that I was able to add to this build...

I am glad that I was able to add to this build and look forward to seeing the final result! :thumb:
07-13-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By greg3rd48

Here are a few photos of the TT that I built up...

Here are a few photos of the TT that I built up and loved for a few years prior to selling it two years ago. Centuries, hard riding, commuting once in a while, it was great on all but it had to go to...
06-16-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By greg3rd48

My primary commuter for several years was a U08...

My primary commuter for several years was a U08 with a 50-34 Stronglight Impact crank and a 14-28t freewheel. The terrain is quite hilly in this area so the range worked well for me in almost every...
05-25-20, 10:02 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

At the Bronx to Randall’s Island the other day. ...

At the Bronx to Randall’s Island the other day.


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05-21-20, 11:46 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I went to visit a buddy out in Bay Ridge,...

I went to visit a buddy out in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn on Monday. A nice 71 mile NYC ride in gorgeous weather.

P.S. This was not a C&V day...
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05-21-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,665
Posted By greg3rd48

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty...

You got that right. My daily commute is plenty hilly and a great workout.

My local bike shop has been crazy here. Everything has been picked clean and the stream of customers is nonstop. Bikes in...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-20, 09:21 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I have been commuting solely on this Ace build...

I have been commuting solely on this Ace build for the past 2 years and it has undergone many tweaks. Usually my commute is around 21 miles round trip and the panniers are loaded down. It serves...
05-14-20, 06:36 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

A quick 22 mile spin to City Island on the Gitane...

A quick 22 mile spin to City Island on the Gitane Super Corsa a couple of days ago and a couple of shots of the Fuji Ace this morning by the office.
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05-05-20, 02:39 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Just my usual 10 mile commute in this morning....

Just my usual 10 mile commute in this morning. Crisp air and a beautiful view outside the office.
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05-05-20, 01:49 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I hope that you are well and resting and that...

I hope that you are well and resting and that your symptoms were not the sign of something bigger. Wishing you well from NYC!
05-05-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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04-28-20, 11:29 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I have a '94 R600 which I upgraded for my wife. I...

I have a '94 R600 which I upgraded for my wife. I ride it once in a while also and the modern upgrades definitely improved the ride. However, the upgrades did add up but selling the original...
04-20-20, 12:47 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

'71 Gitane Super Corsa frame/fork build. I picked...

'71 Gitane Super Corsa frame/fork build. I picked this up from a fellow BF member a couple of years ago and finally finished it late last year. I find myself enjoying this bike more and more.
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04-19-20, 02:19 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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04-19-20, 02:10 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I have been sneaking in 20-25 miles a day this...

I have been sneaking in 20-25 miles a day this week and it feels great. I am really enjoying the SS/fixed Gitane Super Corsa, my most recent project.
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04-19-20, 01:18 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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04-11-20, 02:34 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Ju ...

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03-08-20, 08:37 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I built up an identical Royale for my brother and...

I built up an identical Royale for my brother and gave it to him as a gift a few years ago. He loves that bike. Nice shots!
01-29-20, 11:30 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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01-29-20, 11:20 AM
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Views: 6,716
Posted By greg3rd48

To all who have not been, yes it is a unique and...

To all who have not been, yes it is a unique and worthwhile event!
01-25-20, 12:27 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I had to head into Midtown last Friday early in...

I had to head into Midtown last Friday early in the morning for work and took a couple of shots. The ride down was smooth, the ride back was 20 miles of sapping headwind.
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01-16-20, 09:22 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Nice car! My dad had an MG Midget that he bought...

Nice car! My dad had an MG Midget that he bought with the money he had saved while in the Seabees in Vietnam. He passed it on to a nephew when I was born who subsequently wrecked it when I was a kid....
01-12-20, 07:08 AM
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Views: 1,310
Posted By greg3rd48

I will keep my eyes out while traversing the...

I will keep my eyes out while traversing the city. Even here that would stand out!

I built this Pug up for a buddy in Manhattan a while back.
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01-01-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By greg3rd48

"Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh!" as my Aunt...

"Athbhliain faoi mhaise daoibh!" as my Aunt Eileen and cousins from across the Atlantic would say.
12-23-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,363
Posted By greg3rd48

It does look great. Heck it is YOUR bike and do...

It does look great. Heck it is YOUR bike and do what you will. That disclaimer is a big warning to any future owner anyways.
12-16-19, 06:35 AM
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Views: 1,718,632
Posted By greg3rd48

Thanks! It has a fixed/SS flip flop hub but I am...

Thanks! It has a fixed/SS flip flop hub but I am currently riding it SS. I have not mastered fixed yet.
12-12-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 153,536
Posted By greg3rd48

At work today I noticed this Schwinn Varsity...

At work today I noticed this Schwinn Varsity mixte outside of a local shop where expertly trained, older Dominican cigar rollers make hand-rolled, quality cigars from what I hear (I do not smoke). It...
12-09-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,158
Posted By greg3rd48

Ahh so very nice.

Ahh so very nice.
12-06-19, 11:01 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Just a quick 18 mile jaunt on the Gitane. ...

Just a quick 18 mile jaunt on the Gitane.


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12-03-19, 08:50 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

On a quick 25 mile spin in the freezing rain. ...

On a quick 25 mile spin in the freezing rain.


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11-16-19, 12:27 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

rhm and I rode a 200K permanent yesterday that...

rhm and I rode a 200K permanent yesterday that started at a Dunkin in the Riverdale section of the North Bronx. The temperature hovered just under freezing as we left but it wasn't too uncomfortable....
11-03-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,459
Posted By greg3rd48

Peugeot PX10 with hammered VO fenders at '19...

Peugeot PX10 with hammered VO fenders at '19 French Fender Day last month

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