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08-10-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 463
Posted By noobinsf

Quandary? Nope, just ride it. Even if it's for...

Quandary? Nope, just ride it. Even if it's for some specific routes and situations (e.g., relatively flat, no off-road), you'll appreciate the kind of joy it brings, even if only once in a while. And...
08-05-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By ascherer

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding....

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding. Ten degrees cooler than itís been, a great day on rolling hills.
...
08-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,034
Posted By rccardr

78 Signature Reimagined

Bought this about a year or so ago from the original owner out in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Messed around with it for a few months but was kinda busy so never really rode it much. Then decided to...
08-03-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By polymorphself

X-pac compact rando just arrived and itís a...

X-pac compact rando just arrived and itís a beaut. Pics on bike next week.

...
08-01-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By CriticalThought

Thanks for the info guys. Sorry bikemig about...

Thanks for the info guys. Sorry bikemig about the link. Not sure of the link-posting-critereia here.

nlerner I think you're right about the reason for the crazy rear derailleur setup. The rear...
08-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By bikemig

The elusive 16 mm pedal wrench

I just picked up a set of olsatools metric wrenches. Not cheap but high quality. It is a 7 piece set from 7 mm to 19 mm.

It is a perfect pedal wrench. The length is 10 inches on the 16 mm tool;...
07-31-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By pcb

Fuji Pewter Belt Buckles

Snapped some pix of my buckles, more pix on flickr. But, you know, what more is there to see?
https://flic.kr/s/aHsmoxFY7o

The Kato cyclist design was something Fuji used a lot, I think---at...
07-30-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 831
Posted By SuperLJ

Iíve been a big fan of Ron & his wifeís stuff for...

Iíve been a big fan of Ron & his wifeís stuff for a long time. Hereís my Nobilette with a deluxe large Rando bag, and a bi-fold seat wedge that they donít make anymore.
...
07-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 807
Posted By polymorphself

Made it out with an x-pac compact rando bag and...

Made it out with an x-pac compact rando bag and they sold out in less than 5 minutes. Gotta love this Expedition that they feature for all of their bag modeling.
...
07-29-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 807
Posted By abshipp

And since this is turning into a "Show your...

And since this is turning into a "Show your Acorn" thread...

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And...
07-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 807
Posted By abshipp

My goodness! And I thought my large Swift Ozette...

My goodness! And I thought my large Swift Ozette was a big bag!
07-28-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,854
Posted By speed king

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07-27-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,854
Posted By jjames1452

I use my Camelback, and carry the pump there. It...

I use my Camelback, and carry the pump there. It did not seem like you were keen on that idea.
This way, one water bottle on the frame serves as the emergency water.

I also like the idea of...
07-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,032
Posted By rootboy

Lighten your load by all means! But DON'T LOSE...

Lighten your load by all means!
But DON'T LOSE THAT HAT!
07-24-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 717
Posted By bikemig

ThermionicScott built up a randonneur with this...

ThermionicScott built up a randonneur with this wheel size.

Alloy 650A rims are a good way to soup up an old British 3 speed like JohnDThompson did.

I actually have 2 sets of these rims: a good...
07-23-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By SurferRosa

My advice ... ...

My advice ...

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07-20-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,042
Posted By dedhed

So now we have an intercourse competition. What's...

So now we have an intercourse competition. What's the trophy look like?
07-20-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By SurferRosa

I'd like to see this on shag carpeting with a...

I'd like to see this on shag carpeting with a pillow or scarf, maybe some sweet soul music in the background.

tmi?
07-19-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,000
Posted By SurferRosa

I remember when I was a boy our town knurler was...

I remember when I was a boy our town knurler was indeed called Gappy, but maybe because he was missing his front teeth. His profound lisp was a little hard to understand. And he was often drunk,...
07-15-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By jonwvara

Lejeune project complete

I took the newly built-up Lejeune out for a ride this afternoon. I obtained the frame from BF member big chainring, and the tubular rims from Andy_K. The rest of the components came out of my parts...
07-11-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,740
Posted By dmark

Well, I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition.

Well, I wasn't expecting the Spanish Inquisition.
07-05-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bianchi on the beach - bellissima :) ...

Bianchi on the beach - bellissima :)

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07-05-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By JacobLee

Great time to explore college campuses. This is...

Great time to explore college campuses. This is Lewis & Clark College in Portland. I Think I
rode by one other person. These are the terraced gardens of the original Lloyd Frank estate, and if you...
07-05-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Murray Missile

Passing the torch........

Welcome the newest initiate into the world of vintage steel bicycles. This is the 13 year old that bought my 1986 Prelude yesterday on a ride with his Dad last night. This was one of my favorite...
06-18-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana...

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana - condition of wanting nothing - never rode a quality steel bike.
06-15-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,596
Posted By cycleheimer

Out of storage again 11 years later!

I got distracted with other bikes since I started this thread. I just narrowed the heard down to 5 road bikes and 1 MTB. This is one of the five, which I haven't ridden in 11 years. I bought it when...
06-14-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By malcala622

Ride with the family and hauled precious cargo ...

Ride with the family and hauled precious cargo

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06-11-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By jethin

I've found that the best way to remove rust is...

I've found that the best way to remove rust is vinegar and whiskey. First I pour some whiskey into a glass and then I drink it. Before long I can't remember what the vinegar was for.
06-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By popefelix

I think I'm going to keep the extra 20mm on the...

I think I'm going to keep the extra 20mm on the fork I got from nlerner. :D
06-03-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,411
Posted By scarlson

So, I banged out the front derailleur. What a...

So, I banged out the front derailleur. What a pain to build! I'm going back to my roots, as I have no machine shop, filing and scraping metal in the basement.

Here it is, in stages.

First,...
06-02-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,185
Posted By merziac

Circling back for a bump on this, been commuting...

Circling back for a bump on this, been commuting on this quite a bit so probably at least 500 mi. so far, 3 tilt adjustments and no clamp slippage nonsense whatsoever. ;)
06-01-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,248
Posted By scozim

Gotta finish the shop first. ...

Gotta finish the shop first.


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05-28-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 678
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Its actually 150% cooler. Thatís OK though, I...

Its actually 150% cooler. Thatís OK though, I know youíre an English major.
05-20-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,892
Posted By Piff

To peer in seafoam at shore's side is romantic ...

To peer in seafoam
at shore's side is romantic
for only six hours.
05-18-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By branko_76

The wheel is now centered and is also parallel to...

The wheel is now centered and is also parallel to the seat-tube...

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05-17-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 76,711
Posted By ascherer

I have been neglectful by not saying what a...

I have been neglectful by not saying what a pleasure it is to receive packages from nlerner! Thanks twice over for the special goodies, Neal.
05-16-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,100
Posted By gomango

Maybe. I've owned two Rivendells, but I...

Maybe.

I've owned two Rivendells, but I never enjoyed them as much as my BMC Monstercross.

...
05-10-20, 11:27 AM
05-07-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,572
Posted By RobbieTunes

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I really need to ride this with Neal and his Black Mountain.
05-07-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By rhm

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Well I guess it's time to take this one to the post office.
05-07-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,572
Posted By tricky

So that saddle is function over form. I think...

So that saddle is function over form. I think I've heard that's also how some people choose their forks. ;)

Also, I would argue that this Speedvagen with a carbon fork is a very good looking...
05-06-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,572
Posted By droppedandlost

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest...

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest of the build

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05-04-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By SurferRosa

180 started threads in two years?...

180 started threads in two years? (https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=8049432)

:wtf:
04-18-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to middle age nlerner - best wishes for a...

Welcome to middle age nlerner - best wishes for a long spell, until old age starts knockin. Be safe.

No ride today = rainy.
maybe tax day?
04-18-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By ascherer

[/url] Happy Birthday! Now you can cut the...

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Happy Birthday! Now you can cut the social distancing line at the grocery store. Happened to me last week..."anyone on line over 60? You can go right in!"
04-18-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By rccardr

Happy Birthday, Neal! 60 is a real milestone. ...

Happy Birthday, Neal! 60 is a real milestone.

This is Stoney Creek, one of the runoff aisles from Burke Lake. We've had tons of rain the past ten days or so, and pretty much every moving body of...
04-18-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15,845
Views: 1,634,371
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Happy Birthday nlerner! You people are...

Happy Birthday nlerner!

You people are putting up some serious miles! Neal in honor of your passage into manhood in 1973, I rode 13 miles yesterday. No pics.
04-07-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By Stevensb

1967 Condor Refresh

I've spent some time over the past few months cleaning up a few bothersome details on my 1967 Condor.

It's only taken 6 years to get to this point - this was the original thread devoted to the...
04-06-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,632
Posted By osiris419

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40 up front with an 11-42 in the rear and it's DI2....
04-05-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,632
Posted By gomango

nlerner I love your BMC posted above. I'm...

nlerner I love your BMC posted above.

I'm definitely in for one of these when Mike gets it sorted and available for sale.

I've thought about switching out my Stigmata and this one would check...
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