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07-30-22, 11:21 PM
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Posted By molleraj

And some more I left out. ...

And some more I left out.


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Model Airpark west of Germantown...
07-30-22, 11:17 PM
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Views: 895
Posted By molleraj

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville,...

Some photos from Boyds, Rockville, Dawsonville, Seneca, and Germantown, as promised. I included Boyds MARC station for DonkeyShow.
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07-18-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,084
Posted By tcs

On this Tour rest day, I thought I'd share a...

On this Tour rest day, I thought I'd share a favorite episode of Lanterne Rouge history:In 2005, Frenchman Jimmy Casper, an excellent sprinter and Tour stage winner, was Lanterne Rouge. By the 21st...
07-15-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,084
Posted By njlonghorn

Welcome to the thread! I discovered the...

Welcome to the thread!

I discovered the Lanterne Rouge the hard way.

About 15 years ago, I signed up for a three-day charity ride. The first day was 88 miles with 6600 feet of climbing, which...
Forum: Foo
06-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By Hondo Gravel

i need a new chainsaw

i need a new chainsaw
06-16-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,702
Posted By zandoval

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you...

Yep... It is quite humbling when ya know you should be able to get over that hill easy peasy...I spend more time in my 34T bail out gear then I would like to admit...

Or over in Galveston Texas...
06-14-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 566
Posted By prj71

I would maybe be able to help you if I knew what...

I would maybe be able to help you if I knew what CTL, TSB, TSS and FTP were.

I just go ride and don't think about those things...Whatever they are.
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 847
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
05-30-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,006
Posted By Andy Antipas

Key Fob

Drillium Dude How about a key fob?

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05-17-22, 01:50 PM
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Views: 1,494
Posted By CriticalThought

Delta Brake Bits

Thanks all.

repechage All is not lost when it comes to the brake pads (both figuratively and literally!). As I was heading off the seller tossed me a ziplock bag and a couple of pedals!

Turns...
05-17-22, 08:46 AM
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Views: 20,320
Posted By Mr. 66

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of...

I got a good 12 miles in yesterday. I did much of my reagular route, a ride to and through Discovery Park. To start the ride I was clocked at 20 miles an hour on the radar, slinked along train tracks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:18 PM
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Views: 461,490
Posted By rumrunn6

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05-13-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By molleraj

Ooooh! Is that the Boyds MARC stop? I am close to...

Ooooh! Is that the Boyds MARC stop? I am close to Metropolitan Grove! :-)
05-13-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By molleraj

^Agreed about road bike efficiency Smokinapankake...

^Agreed about road bike efficiency Smokinapankake ! I am shocked how fast and easy this old road bike feels, even though it's hi-ten!

Speaking of which, I managed 15.2 miles last night to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By Koyote

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing...

If I had a mild interest in an activity, nothing would kill it faster than a partner who tries to manage and manipulate every single aspect of its development.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 974
Posted By 10 Wheels

Let HER buy Her Bike. She will if She wants to...

Let HER buy Her Bike. She will if She wants to ride.
Forum: Foo
05-10-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 615
Posted By downtube42

"I can mechanic bikes" - Hondo Gravel Sig...

"I can mechanic bikes" - Hondo Gravel

Sig worthy, but I already have my signature.
05-10-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By Mr. 66

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is...

The wheels have been cleaned, the frame is washed, the brakes as well. The chrome has gotten attention. I haven't serviced anything yet. Everything spins as they should, the freewheel is Dura Ace.
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Forum: Foo
05-10-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 615
Posted By ahsposo

DonkeyShow There is a Rule about bike pictures;...

DonkeyShow There is a Rule about bike pictures; you must show them chain side first. See the OP's picture, Yeah, I know he didn't think about the placement of his pedals, but he's still kinda new to...
05-08-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By darnet

Inaugural ride this afternoon mostly happy but...

Inaugural ride this afternoon mostly happy but with a couple of notes, one serious.
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05-07-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By nlerner

Finally was able to build the rear wheel for the...

Finally was able to build the rear wheel for the Peugeot porteur clunker. It’s a $30 27” Weinmann rim, a $20 single-speed coaster brake hub, used spokes 4 cross, new nipples from the stash ($5.76 at...
05-05-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By beng1

The last few days I have been working on this...

The last few days I have been working on this Fuji. I bought it off the original owner who had not ridden it for a number of decades. For safety's sake I am going to put some new brake cables and...
05-05-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By rgvg

I checked the spoke tension on both my wheels and...

I checked the spoke tension on both my wheels and I've regreased the rear one. I couldn't quite bring one spoke up to tension on the rear one so I guess the rim is a little bent but there's still...
05-05-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,320
Posted By RandolphCarter

That's a speaker. [/QUOTE] Guy on the bike...

That's a speaker.
[/QUOTE]

Guy on the bike trail near me had a tow-behind trailer on his bike (the kind you'd put a toddler in) with a very large Bluetooth speaker system in it. Including a...
04-13-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By indyfabz

Tomorrow I leave from near Philly to S. Jersey...

Tomorrow I leave from near Philly to S. Jersey then to the Cape May ferry to Lewes, DE, for two nights of camping at Cape Henlopen State Park. Then itís back to NJ and up the coast to AC for the...
03-10-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By ThatsOK Cyril

My New 198? Lotus Eclair’s Maiden Voyage

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Maiden voyage of my new 40 year old Lotus Eclair...
02-28-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 7,034
Posted By downhillmaster

Why is it not surprising that a forum chock full...

Why is it not surprising that a forum chock full of 50+ year old recreational cyclists wearing and hand washing their matching spandex overalls would have a few peeps unhappy about being called out...
02-03-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 858
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not...

Actually, as much as I like cycling, I am not looking forward to the end of the ski season.
01-27-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By genejockey

Child of the 90s

Last month, I bought my own Christmas present - a 1995 Litespeed Ultimate! It came to me as, shall we say, a well used bike....
...
12-09-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,697
Posted By Ghazmh

$0.0.

$0.0.
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,684
Posted By Seattle Forrest

First ski of the season today! In the 20s F in...

First ski of the season today! In the 20s F in the shade, 30s in the sun.
11-12-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By DMC707

Hard for me to believe this was over 30 years...

Hard for me to believe this was over 30 years ago (im the one standing ) -- would be neat to see more pics from the rest of you guys and gals - whatever vintage :)
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11-12-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm surprised this thread didn't get much in the...

I'm surprised this thread didn't get much in the range of traction- We've got vets here, I expected to see some pix!!!

Beginning of my Army career to the end of my Army career:
...
11-10-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,603
Posted By frogman

I am going to try Yoga too. Several cyclists I...

I am going to try Yoga too. Several cyclists I know say it has really improved their flexibility.
11-10-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,603
Posted By masi61

Not being limber is as good a reason as any to...

Not being limber is as good a reason as any to enroll in a beginner yoga class. I totally concur with what cyclezen took the time to document. Since starting back to just maybe one yoga class a week...
11-09-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,869
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road...

I wasn't there, but 25mph on a wet downhill road that has the potential for crossing vehicle traffic doesn't sound that safe to me.
11-04-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,610
Posted By Jeff Wills

Don't get me started. :) ...

Don't get me started. :)

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,457
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I know this is a horrible thing to say, but the...

I know this is a horrible thing to say, but the point of riding a bike is to have fun.
10-28-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,190
Posted By Alsobay

UPDATE! Build complete.A BIG day for me. Before and after. Paint and decals complete.

Seriously overjoyed with the results so far. Battled with seized bottom bracket and quill and the results are paying off. Painted and installed decals for the first time and turned out better than I...
10-27-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 19,502
Posted By Gonzo Bob

There's probably more profit in 1x gearing :)

There's probably more profit in 1x gearing :)
10-10-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By kahn

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar...

I've always liked Superbowl Day for similar reasons or when the Huskies are in some playoff bowl or another and Ski slopes, cross-country trails and bike ways are much less crowded.
09-27-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,806
Posted By big john

I've done self-supported tours with 3 other men...

I've done self-supported tours with 3 other men for 6 weeks, 3 other men and 4 women for 6 days, and with just my ex wife for 9 days, plus multiple overnight trips.
I couldn't imagine paying 2 grand...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 10,807
Posted By ericcox

This whole thread is fascinating. Personally, I'm...

This whole thread is fascinating. Personally, I'm a huge introvert, but if someone can hop on my wheel and hold it, fine. If they don't greet me, I'll usually say something to them. If someone passes...
08-24-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,951
Posted By jamesdak

The 19mph avg pace game

Ok, since I haven't seen any ride this year where I've broken 20 mph for an average pace I decided to come up with a new goal. I want to have one ride of at least 24 miles (basic daily route) on each...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,532
Posted By Not2Bright

Nice! I wear $5 Fruit of the Loom drawstring...

Nice! I wear $5 Fruit of the Loom drawstring shorts with a fluorescent yellow T-shirt and Red Wing safety toe sneakers on flat pedals. People passing by in cars probably tell their kids "see what...
08-22-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,839
Posted By Metieval

Because you never had a turkey leg at the...

Because you never had a turkey leg at the Renaissance Fair. After riding your unicycle there.

*shrugs*
08-20-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,698
Posted By Eric F

Everyone loves an underdog. Overcat, however,...

Everyone loves an underdog. Overcat, however, does not give a damn what you love....
08-20-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,698
Posted By machinist42

Scratch That On Posts, When They Awake

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08-20-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 349,698
Posted By Steve B.

These 2 - Elliot and Simon, are 11 weeks old and...

These 2 - Elliot and Simon, are 11 weeks old and will only for a short time be able to share a lap. They are 2 of the happiest and sweetest cats on the planet. They moved from a small Brooklyn...
Forum: Foo
08-20-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,561
Posted By skijor

Was that guy HH's son? Cuz the Hulk calls...

Was that guy HH's son? Cuz the Hulk calls everyone brother, regardless of gender.
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