Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
Search: Posts Made By: BoltBreaker
Showing results 1 to 18 of 18
Search took 0.02 seconds.
01-01-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,829
Posted By BoltBreaker

We feed him, and give him a bed to sleep on......

We feed him, and give him a bed to sleep on... but that's it. Actually, I think he rather likes the patina of mud mixed with cow manure and sheep dung covering the frame and cranks, reminds him of...
12-31-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,829
Posted By BoltBreaker

Home, and after a chit, chower, and chave... plus...

Home, and after a chit, chower, and chave... plus sleeping until 11:00, I feel fine. As the designated FNG on this ride, my thanks to the older and younger guys who rode with us. It was a tough route...
12-28-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,829
Posted By BoltBreaker

One flat? Or first flat?

It’s a tradition… when gugie and I ride, he gets a flat. Today’s was on River Road between Guerneville and Monte Rio, in the effing rain.
...
12-19-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18,360
Views: 2,147,089
Posted By BoltBreaker

Out testing brakes, and I found myself in Jack...

Out testing brakes, and I found myself in Jack London district of Oakland. A powerful thirst fell upon me…

...
12-01-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,829
Posted By BoltBreaker

Tomales, you say? Last time we were there, it was...

Tomales, you say? Last time we were there, it was a bit nippy...

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-dJ2m9Kq/0/L/i-dJ2m9Kq-L.jpg

At least we always eat good on these rides.
...
Forum: Touring
11-21-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 23,277
Posted By BoltBreaker

Getting in the miles as I break in the Rohloffer,...

Getting in the miles as I break in the Rohloffer, some observations:

0. The noises it makes while breaking in are weird. I guess people just get used to it?

1. If I shift across the 7-8 divide...
11-17-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 436
Posted By BoltBreaker

I just accept the worn paint as part of my bike's...

I just accept the worn paint as part of my bike's natural use and aging process. These aren't garage queens...
11-03-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,672
Posted By BoltBreaker

Bump for a relevant thread... when gugie made my...

Bump for a relevant thread... when gugie made my new frame, he re-raked a tall Rivendell fork I sent him, for lower trail. We decided on this for the intended purpose of the bike - all-day credit...
09-29-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,444
Posted By BoltBreaker

And... almost done... a finishing touch. Every...

And... almost done... a finishing touch. Every bike should have a beautiful head badge.

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-SHPWpzX/0/X2/i-SHPWpzX-X2.jpg
09-20-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,444
Posted By BoltBreaker

I think it wholly appropriate that gugie got to...

I think it wholly appropriate that gugie got to take his creation for a spin after his Coastal tramp to Cambria ('https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1238194-touroica-2021-a.html'). The look...
09-06-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 145,118
Posted By BoltBreaker

:lol:

:lol:
08-25-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,224
Posted By BoltBreaker

Well, I just solved my own issue, sometimes it...

Well, I just solved my own issue, sometimes it needs stating out loud for inspiration to come. I realized it might be easier to "steer" the derailleur cable from above if I put a nice bend in the...
08-22-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,132
Posted By BoltBreaker

And, too good not to share, my favorite local...

And, too good not to share, my favorite local Randonneurs Henry Wildeberry and Ms. Cools visit both Two Fish Bakery at Stewarts Point Store and Cafe Aquatica, on their recent ride. Come for the...
08-20-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,272
Views: 145,118
Posted By BoltBreaker

See stuff, and see people. Always fun to stop and...

See stuff, and see people. Always fun to stop and chat with the locals. This young chap was milking his 35th free coffee refill at the Stewart's Point Store, from the cup he keeps in his truck when...
08-14-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,444
Posted By BoltBreaker

As mentioned elsewheres, gugie and I go back, way...

As mentioned elsewheres, gugie and I go back, way back, least 20 pounds ago (in my own case, can't speak to anyone else's degradation). And prior to his even starting in on drawings, let alone...
08-13-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,444
Posted By BoltBreaker

Indeed. I'm envisioning the next TdMIL and having...

Indeed. I'm envisioning the next TdMIL and having to endure the stories (longer than comments, longer even than considered responses) that will ensue when strangers ask us about the heritage of the...
08-11-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,444
Posted By BoltBreaker

What a long strange trip it's been... something...

What a long strange trip it's been... something something about an election in 2016, and a four year period of distractions. As well as occasional trips to the basement to file brass from places...
08-07-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,010
Posted By BoltBreaker

In other words, every frame ever sold by...

In other words, every frame ever sold by Rivendell - past, present, or future. :thumb:
Showing results 1 to 18 of 18


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.