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06-08-19, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Kdogbikes

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06-08-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6,485
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Posted By vp1337

My Mali from cca 1990-91. Originally came with an...

My Mali from cca 1990-91. Originally came with an 550 LX grouppo. It has seen better days, but it's pristine mechanically. Fast, agile, has very good handling and the shifting is ridiculously good....
06-06-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By Bad Lag

I'm reposting this here because the photo in my...

I'm reposting this here because the photo in my earlier post was lost.

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Converted...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,159
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

The Mississippi is more than full. Pictures taken...

The Mississippi is more than full. Pictures taken on Sunday

Rain has been for more than two nights in the Midwest. Amtrak service is diverted due to high water at the station in Burlington, IA but...
05-31-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By JKohler

Just “finished” this after getting inspired here....

Just “finished” this after getting inspired here. https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4b5ee9b2_c3f9_4305_9690_b65b572700cc_9a55242811af279745c40f2383339d3049b3b413.jpeg
05-26-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,608
Posted By 2cam16

Wow, I finally see a twin to mine. lol ...

Wow, I finally see a twin to mine. lol
https://live.staticflickr.com/4581/25211010458_1ee16ba825_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/EpP257)IMG_3077 (https://flic.kr/p/EpP257) by 2cam16...
05-25-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 252,322
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New to me ‘83 Specialissima. I wanted to go...

New to me ‘83 Specialissima. I wanted to go period correct Super Record but previous owner had spread to 130 so went with 8 speed Record
Ambrosio GdI rims on Chorus (I think) hubs....
05-24-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By travgott

x post of my urban commuter conversion so far....

x post of my urban commuter conversion so far. new wheels on the way and gonna put thinner road/hybrid rubber on. you guys got me inspired!! '89 trek antelope 800 under all those stickers
...
05-24-19, 05:42 AM
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Posted By DorkDisk

Thank you for sharing your story. Bicycles are...

Thank you for sharing your story. Bicycles are nothing without humans. I hope your friend is at peace.

Having working in shops, there is nothing sadder than inheriting a bike this way....
05-21-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By DQRider

Actually, I traded her in after I finished...

Actually, I traded her in after I finished building her into a very unique utility/cargo bike. Here's the only photo I have with her fully built:

https://i.imgur.com/DHZqIUR.png

1 x 10 Shimano...
05-19-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By BicycleSafari

I have a hard time passing up alternatives to...

I have a hard time passing up alternatives to baskets because it's really nice to switch things up once in a while; but when it comes down to the function I still haven't found anything that I like...
05-16-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By tashi

I used a wine box on the back of my Jeunet for a...

I used a wine box on the back of my Jeunet for a while and while the look was perfect everything else about it was lame. I even went so far as to line the inside floor with soft material to keep the...
05-15-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 45,729
Posted By due ruote

I use one of those cargo nets with my Wald...

I use one of those cargo nets with my Wald basket. I removed the back set of hooks and zip-tied the net to the basket, so I just unhook the front and sides and fold it back over the handlebars when...
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,252
Posted By alan s

Finished the trip today. Aside from the...

Finished the trip today. Aside from the occasional rain on each trail, it turned out great, and the temperature was very comfortable most of the time. Must say that rail trails are great to ride...
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Machka

If you go to the link I posted further up, and...

If you go to the link I posted further up, and then go to the link in my story ...

Peace to Parliament - 4 brevets from Fort St John to Victoria in June 2017...
05-04-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,625
Posted By ryansu

I would never cry over spilled milk..... spilled...

I would never cry over spilled milk..... spilled wine? that is a whole different matter. May I suggest some straw and a cargo net :D
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By spinnaker

And I though the real challenge was going to be...

And I though the real challenge was going to be Port Renfrew and Lake Cowichan. ;) How does that compare to Sook to Port Renfrew?
05-01-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Glennr134

Your thoughts on this Bridgestone.

I pulled the Bridgstone out of the shed to take a look at it and wound up taking it apart. It was given to me by a co worker who said her brother fell on it years ago and never had it fixxed. The...
05-01-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,608
Posted By TenGrainBread

Just finished my '86 High Sierra build. Mostly...

Just finished my '86 High Sierra build. Mostly Deore XT M700, with Suntour roller cams and a slightly later Suntour XC Pro crankset.

...
Forum: Touring
05-01-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By winston63

One thing that I think might be worth mentioning...

One thing that I think might be worth mentioning is that there are some pretty steep hills between Sooke & Port Renfrew. I found that section more challenging than climbing the mountain on the...
Forum: Touring
04-30-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By winston63

I've ridden this route in reverse order. It's...

I've ridden this route in reverse order. It's mostly a gorgeous ride, but the roads between Sooke and Port Renfrew are narrow in spots with no shoulder and plenty of blind corners. It's not much of a...
Forum: Touring
04-29-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Mountain Mitch

I’ve run into lots of bears on the Island but...

I’ve run into lots of bears on the Island but they don’t seem aggressive at all. More the further north you go but they’re all around. Not a big concern.

Cougars (aka mountain lions) on the other...
Forum: Touring
04-28-19, 02:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,743
Posted By schokomonsters

Dear all, I am Sebastian, brother-in-law of...

Dear all,

I am Sebastian, brother-in-law of Johann. On behalf of Johann's family and friends, I would like to express how overwhelmed and thankful we were when we read this forum and saw the video...
Forum: Touring
04-27-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Trevtassie

Yep, shedloads of black bears there. Especially...

Yep, shedloads of black bears there. Especially on the logging roads. We bought Air Zounds in MEC in Vancouver and used them vigorously while riding, and still saw lots of bears. The commercial...
Forum: Touring
04-27-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Rowan

Just to add to Machka's stuff, Vancouver Island...

Just to add to Machka's stuff, Vancouver Island remains one of the really impressive places that I have visited anywhere in the world. It remains on my list of destinations to ride, particularly out...
Forum: Touring
04-27-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By Trevtassie

Galloping Goose was quite nice, we did it in the...

Galloping Goose was quite nice, we did it in the opposite direction. The road from Renfrew to Sooke was a bit average with the traffic and being narrow. The Campground in Port Renfrew was notable...
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