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07-04-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By plonz

Higher ground edit... happy 4th and nice bike!

Higher ground edit... happy 4th and nice bike!
07-04-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By non-fixie

Last day in southern France today, before we head...

Last day in southern France today, before we head back to Holland. We got a taste of the famous Mistral wind, which wasn't too bad, as temperatures were pretty high.
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07-04-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 308
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Like some of my bike projects, our American...

Like some of my bike projects, our American republic is still very much a work in progress, with it's own strengths and flaws, but still worth doggedly chipping away at with a sense of cautious...
07-04-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By Wildwood

Hugo Rickert frameset

I'm no good at 'build threads', but I thought I should document this frameset for the ...... well, for the heck of it.

Brief story is that it came to me from a collector on Bainbridge Island, WA....
07-03-20, 11:10 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 36,241
Posted By malcala622

Pasadena issued a stay home order for the city...

Pasadena issued a stay home order for the city limits July 1st. Masks must be worn in public at all times and large gatherings to be avoided when possible. Failure to wear mask can come with a...
07-02-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By scozim

6th straight day of crazy wind. Sure glad I...

6th straight day of crazy wind. Sure glad I squeezed myself into the storage unit and pulled the Klein mtb out. Got 3 great rides in this week. Today was a flat ride on a portion of the Iron Horse...
07-02-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By non-fixie

This morning, in Saintes Maries de la Mer, we...

This morning, in Saintes Maries de la Mer, we said goodbye to Vovo, the bull that reigned the local arenas for ten years.
...
07-02-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By Revracer

Had some fun the last few days exploring two of...

Had some fun the last few days exploring two of the Thousand Islands on the St. Lawrence River. ...
06-29-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,302
Posted By iab

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.

Nope. Pass on it. You won't ride it.
06-29-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By non-fixie

Rode from Tavel to Tarascon today. A nice 50k...

Rode from Tavel to Tarascon today. A nice 50k ride along the river Rhone, via Avignon.

The few climbs were worth it:
...
06-25-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By nlerner

Found some dirt in southeastern MA: ...

Found some dirt in southeastern MA:

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06-24-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,047
Posted By plonz

I have a couple of these ...

I have a couple of these
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Quite a lot of these...
06-24-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 250
Posted By rccardr

The hub has not failed, it’s the freehub that has...

The hub has not failed, it’s the freehub that has gone bad. Replacement freehubs are cheap (I have a pair of 7 speed freehubs posted on eBay right now for like $20 shipped) and take maybe ten...
06-24-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,206
Posted By iab

I associate riders to the "best" bikes. ...

I associate riders to the "best" bikes.

1920s - Binda/Legnano
1930s - Bartali/Legnano
1940s - Coppi/Bianchi
1950s - Anquetil/Helyett
1960s - Merckx/Peugeot
1970s - Hinault/Gitane
1980s -...
06-23-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By abshipp

First time on the SLT in a while - found where...

First time on the SLT in a while - found where northern Illinois hides a few of it's hills. Nothing too wild but 50ft / mile on this ride was about twice what I get on some of my regular routes.
...
06-22-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By abshipp

Lots of birds out today despite the stormy...

Lots of birds out today despite the stormy weather.

One of them even flew out of a ratty dodge pickup!
...
06-22-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 347
Posted By 52telecaster

New bike day: Bridgestone 400.

It was my size and $50.00, what else could i do but buy it?
any info is appreciated. I think its an 88. Shimano 6 speed indexing....
06-20-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By rccardr

Just Gonna Drop This Out Here...Richard Sachs Content

After many years of looking, finally found an early production Richard Sachs frame in my size. Long story about obtaining it, but finalized in a middle of the night meeting in a hotel lobby. ...
06-20-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15,652
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Posted By northbend

Nice pictures, Dude! I am curious about your...

Nice pictures, Dude! I am curious about your route. Maybe you can lead me out that way sometime soon

A few pictures from my rides this past week

Near home
...
06-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By Drillium Dude

I mixed roads and trails yesterday on a loop from...

I mixed roads and trails yesterday on a loop from Bothell to Everett:
...
06-19-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By SurferRosa

There's a subforum for this: ...

There's a subforum for this:

https://www.bikeforums.net/coronavirus-covid-19/
06-19-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By Andy_K

I intended to go for a ride the Columbia River...

I intended to go for a ride the Columbia River Gorge. I parked at Portland Women's Forum so I could avoid most of the climbing. Apparently the state of Oregon is now enforcing rule 5...
06-18-20, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Warmup miles on the North Creek Trail before...

Warmup miles on the North Creek Trail before making a 180 and heading down to Redmond via the Sammamish River Trail.
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06-18-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By SurferRosa

Fork bent?

Fork bent?
06-17-20, 07:45 AM
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Posted By FujiSam

Early morning sprint on The Newest before the...

Early morning sprint on The Newest before the kids wake up :)
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06-16-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 811
Posted By IBJoel

So we ran into the problem of users mass-deleting...

So we ran into the problem of users mass-deleting their own threads. This can cause database issues, infringes on the replies in the thread, and can delete useful information (as BikeForums should be...
06-15-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By thook

yoga was mentioned up there and i'd support that...

yoga was mentioned up there and i'd support that suggestion strongly. but, if you're not into that kinda thing, any type of fascial therapy is darn good stuff. misalignment in the muscular/skeletal...
06-14-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13,937
Views: 2,966,481
Posted By SilverSteve

Yah, so this posting on Craigslist showed a...

Yah, so this posting on Craigslist showed a rather neat old Austro Daimler frame. I cruised down to southeast CT. last Sunday and swooped on it. Nice and light weight, no rust, with Reynolds 531...
06-14-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle was manufactured by Miki of...

The subject bicycle was manufactured by Miki of Japan during 1982. There were two basic approaches to the early aero frames of 1981-1985. First was full aero, with seat and tubes that were aero...
06-12-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By 67tony

'92 Specialized Allez build-up

I'll be using a Shimano 105 5500 group set for this Specialized Allez, Serial # PL 266814
I'm pretty stoked, especially after lacing and truing my first wheel set!

Here are some early pics, with...
06-12-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By bikemig

If you need a 34-28 to climb in, then this makes...

If you need a 34-28 to climb in, then this makes sense. Personally if it were my bike, I'd run 7 on the back to eke out another gear as well.
06-11-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 199,827
Posted By non-fixie

Earlier this week our oven broke down after 22...

Earlier this week our oven broke down after 22 years of faithful service, so yesterday I removed it from its cabinet to replace it. When I got back with the new oven, I found this in the temporarily...
06-11-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,337
Posted By J.Higgins

$100 bill is the new twenty. I say go big or go...

$100 bill is the new twenty. I say go big or go home. At my age, I find myself just getting what I want, when I want. If you like it and you want it, then step up and get it, because there's about...
06-10-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By The Golden Boy

Bathrooms and water fountains (bubblers :D) are...

Bathrooms and water fountains (bubblers :D) are closed.

I was at a rest area out of town- guzzling down my water, and some guy had gotten off his bike, sweating like nobody's business- and was...
06-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By theDirtyLemon

It's the same here in the SF Bay Area, but since...

It's the same here in the SF Bay Area, but since the late 80s.
06-10-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 571
Posted By bark_eater

https://images.homedepot-static.com/productImages/...

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06-10-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By Prowler

Tough day for me, but great

Since it looks like no road trips this year (like haul the bike up into New England or down to Virginia to ride trails) I'm "spoke riding" this year - day trips from home and back. Yesterday was a...
06-09-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,317
Posted By Chubby715

Sorry to hear the Athena components aren't...

Sorry to hear the Athena components aren't holding up after such a short period. I purposely selected Campy Super Record components on my first racing bike in the early 80s since it was race proven....
06-09-20, 02:56 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By ExPatTyke

A longish ride yesterday, up to Bristol, along...

A longish ride yesterday, up to Bristol, along the top of the Avon Gorge, then back to Weston. It was another ride on the AO-8; having the rack and bag to carry provisions is essential at the moment...
06-08-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By rccardr

Leisurely roam along the MUP on the north end of...

Leisurely roam along the MUP on the north end of Fairfax County Parkway. For some reason this segment is far less utilized than the southern portion, perhaps because there are fewer homes and no real...
Replies: 1
Views: 255
Posted By repechage

Assuming it fits, It brings a smile to your face,...

Assuming it fits, It brings a smile to your face, not cheap, but not crazy expensive. Go forward, ride happy.
06-07-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 419
Posted By John E

Given that this is the C&V forum, I do not...

Given that this is the C&V forum, I do not understand your comment. :)
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By Steel1

These are very inspirational and remind me how...

These are very inspirational and remind me how its good to get out and explore whenever possible. Yesterday was local So Cal ride on an old Univega.
...
06-06-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By zukahn1

Took a rainy day ride to Pike forest about...

Took a rainy day ride to Pike forest about 15miles to try out the Raliegh MT-200 i recently finished. Nice ride no one in the Forest and the bike road really nice surprisingly light and nimble for a...
06-06-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By scozim

Early ride today - approximately 33 miles as I...

Early ride today - approximately 33 miles as I continue to build up endurance after two years of sporadic riding. 4th day in the saddle this week and felt good after yesterday’s day off.

This...
06-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By camjr

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat...

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat the North Texas heat. No wind at all, but the humidity was brutal, although it was quite comfortable as long as I was moving. I stopped for a...
06-05-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By retroman57

Shimano aero brake levers- free for the price of shipping

Here are a pair of close to new Shimano aero brake levers taken off of a 1971 Italvega.
No clue as to model or vintage.
Not my cup of tea, but they might be yours...
Pretty nice condition- one...
06-05-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Just so we're all clear on technology and...

Just so we're all clear on technology and terminology: Hollowtech I (the first kind) was Octalink with inboard bearings. 5500, 6500, 7700 for road. Hollowtech II is the outboard bearing kind. 5600,...
06-05-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,127
Posted By SurferRosa

Donor bike.

Donor bike.
06-03-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,606
Posted By SurferRosa

Broken Obelisk...

Broken Obelisk (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_Obelisk)
https://i.imgur.com/3BpCZgG.jpg

You know that scene in 2001 when the lunar astronauts gather for a pic around the excavated...
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