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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...
11-17-20, 09:11 AM
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Views: 201,900
Posted By greg3rd48

Awesome!

Awesome!
11-16-20, 07:17 AM
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Views: 836
Posted By greg3rd48

What a beauty. If this were my size I would be...

What a beauty. If this were my size I would be all over it.
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...
10-28-20, 07:49 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Nishiki-Professio...

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10-28-20, 07:23 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Peugeot-PX10-Bike-23-fram...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Peugeot-PX10-Bike-23-frame-Bicycle-Vintage/254756651714?hash=item3b50ae02c2:g:I8IAAOSw7eNfkfNz
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10-19-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 876
Posted By greg3rd48

My Fuji Ace is a dedicated commuter but I also...

My Fuji Ace is a dedicated commuter but I also have ridden it plenty on gravel. The 105's paired with Gravelking 32mm are perfect on gravel paths and packed earth paths.
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10-15-20, 10:32 AM
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Views: 2,762
Posted By greg3rd48

What a stunning Fuji.

What a stunning Fuji.
10-14-20, 03:01 PM
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Views: 762
Posted By greg3rd48

She's a beauty.

She's a beauty.
10-14-20, 12:03 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

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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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Views: 675
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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Views: 801
Posted By greg3rd48

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09-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By greg3rd48

Gran Bois products and bikes look well made and...

Gran Bois products and bikes look well made and certainly fit a niche. I recently bought 30mm Gran Bois Cypres tires for my carbon Fuji and they are fantastic. They arrived on my doorstep in three...
09-25-20, 12:34 PM
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Views: 747,158
Posted By greg3rd48

Gorgeous!

Gorgeous!
09-17-20, 08:16 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Thanks! It is a VeloOrange 26mm threadless stem...

Thanks! It is a VeloOrange 26mm threadless stem with Nitto Noodle bars.
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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09-11-20, 09:06 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

'71 Gitane Super Corsa SS/fixed build ...

'71 Gitane Super Corsa SS/fixed build

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09-09-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 845
Posted By greg3rd48

I had a low-end Schwinn which I flipped and sold...

I had a low-end Schwinn which I flipped and sold at COVID prices in less than 24 hours. The emails kept coming.
09-09-20, 10:03 AM
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Views: 212,358
Posted By greg3rd48

Ohh my!!

Ohh my!!
09-08-20, 12:16 PM
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Views: 406
Posted By greg3rd48

I do have several Mafac Racer pairs. Is there a...

I do have several Mafac Racer pairs. Is there a range in reach? I know they worked for me when I switched from 27 1/4 to 700c on a U08. Let me know if you are interested and I will pull them out of...
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, 06:33 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,460
Posted By greg3rd48

He was lucky that he hit a smooth spot. That...

He was lucky that he hit a smooth spot. That would have been nasty if that were a jagged spot!
09-02-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16
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
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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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Views: 810,211
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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08-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By greg3rd48

I vote for Fizik yellow bar tape. That year's...

I vote for Fizik yellow bar tape. That year's Fuji Team colors are excellent.
08-06-20, 11:06 AM
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Posted By greg3rd48

Cool shot yet quite eerie to see 86th so void of...

Cool shot yet quite eerie to see 86th so void of people! I rode down to Central Park early this morning to do a 31 mile loop before work. Plenty of activity there!
07-30-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,145
Posted By greg3rd48

The job you did on that Mercier build is top...

The job you did on that Mercier build is top notch. Just gorgeous.
07-29-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 662,237
Posted By greg3rd48

I posted this in the "Saved from the dump" thread...

I posted this in the "Saved from the dump" thread a couple of months ago and there has since been an update. I refurbed this '85 Schwinn Sprint for a close friend who wishes to get into shape and...
07-21-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
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...
07-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 947
Posted By greg3rd48

Classic? definitely. This was the before and...

Classic? definitely. This was the before and after of a close cousin to yours, my '94 R600 which I built up for my wife.
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07-06-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 302,505
Posted By greg3rd48

I have a Stronglight Competition from a PX10 if...

I have a Stronglight Competition from a PX10 if that suits you.
06-16-20, 12:41 PM
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...
05-27-20, 05:50 AM
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Views: 1,718,632
Posted By greg3rd48

Excellent photographs! I do love Chicago.

Excellent photographs! I do love Chicago.
05-27-20, 05:19 AM
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Views: 153,536
Posted By greg3rd48

Yessir, I thought the same thing.

Yessir, I thought the same thing.
05-25-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 153,536
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
Replies: 16,440
Views: 1,718,632
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
Replies: 15,406
Views: 11,399,787
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
Replies: 16,440
Views: 1,718,632
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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