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05-13-19, 11:29 PM
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Posted By cheg

Some choice morsels from the last few years

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East of Othello...
12-05-18, 10:37 PM
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Posted By cheg

Thanks

Thanks
12-05-18, 08:49 PM
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Posted By cheg

Does yours move around the mounting bolt when it...

Does yours move around the mounting bolt when it is mounted?
12-04-18, 11:30 PM
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Posted By cheg

I think this has the wrong bolt for use with a...

I think this has the wrong bolt for use with a hanger, it is a claw bolt without the nut. Risk of ebay buying. I'll see i I can get the right one at Recycled Cycles.
12-04-18, 11:24 PM
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Posted By cheg

It does not move at all. The bolt just tightens...

It does not move at all. The bolt just tightens down and clamps the body to the hanger.
12-03-18, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By cheg

Question about a Raleigh Suntour V-GT

I recently bought a Raleigh branded Suntour derailleur that looks like a V-GT to use on a 1974 Raleigh International. When I bolt it on to the bike it does not pivot around the mounting bolt, unlike...
06-28-18, 08:28 AM
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Posted By cheg

Back to my roots

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Finally replaced the '74 International that I bought in 1983 and...
10-29-17, 05:47 PM
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Posted By cheg

FWIW: I was able to run 650b wheels on an early...

FWIW: I was able to run 650b wheels on an early '80s Shogun using Weinmann 1020 sidepulls from a Raleigh Twenty folder with the pads as high as they will go.
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Views: 5,920
Posted By cheg

I did PBP for the second time this year but,...

I did PBP for the second time this year but, unlike 2011, I finished outside the time, or Hors Delai as the French say. I caught a bad chest cold a couple of weeks before the start which slowed me...
Forum: Commuting
01-25-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4,068
Views: 117,079
Posted By cheg

Nice commute today. I live in Seattle and I'm...

Nice commute today. I live in Seattle and I'm working on a project that is centered in Portland, OR. Once a week I load my bike on the Amtrak train and spend a couple of days in Portland. 5 Miles...
Replies: 36
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I finished the Colorado High Country with her...

I finished the Colorado High Country with her last July and her neck was killing her. Anyway, some of my best friends are bent ;-)
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Posted By cheg

The Lone Star members I know are great to ride...

The Lone Star members I know are great to ride with. Plus Vickie Tyer has been on all 3 1200k's I've done and she told me to do this one. Can't argue with that. :-)
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Views: 6,655
Posted By cheg

What makes a good saddle a good saddle? Long...

What makes a good saddle a good saddle? Long range comfort. Can't really tell if something is going to work until I ride over 80 miles on it. I use Brooks because they are not the most comfortable at...
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Views: 5,517
Posted By cheg

I use a camelback on rides through remote places...

I use a camelback on rides through remote places like the Colorado High Country 1200k. 60 to 80 miles between towns was typical. I carried 2 large bottles with Perpetuum and a camelback. I was never...
Replies: 36
Views: 1,819
Posted By cheg

I'm in along with several other Seattle...

I'm in along with several other Seattle Randonneurs. The challenge will be getting ready for a 1200 by May 1st.
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Views: 7,151
Posted By cheg

Texas Stampede 1200k, Super Brevet Scandinavia...

Texas Stampede 1200k, Super Brevet Scandinavia 1200k, SR #6, and complete my 60th straight month of R12.

Unless life intervenes...
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Views: 759
Posted By cheg

Long distance philosophy

"In traveling over the vast prairies and mountains it is well that the range of our vision has certain limits. If we could take within scope of our sight the whole extent of the distance to be...
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Posted By cheg

Mostly research after the fact. I knew know a...

Mostly research after the fact. I knew know a little about a lot of subjects like some of the history and geology of the area but it's mostly motivated by "how did that rock wall get there?" and "who...
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Posted By cheg

I ride a Davidson (http://davidsonbicycles.com/)...

I ride a Davidson (http://davidsonbicycles.com/) Titanium bike with couplers. The fork is Alpha Q carbon. It has 32 spoke wheels with a Shimano generator in the front and a Record 10 rear hub. It...
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Posted By cheg

It was but I didn't expect it to take 5 months to...

It was but I didn't expect it to take 5 months to finish.
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Posted By cheg

The pictures are the trigger for the memories....

The pictures are the trigger for the memories. The reports are to preserve the memories more than a month or so. :rolleyes:

John Lee is a class act.
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Posted By cheg

I have - we met up in NYC right before...

I have - we met up in NYC right before Thanksgiving. He's been dealing with a little high water from Sandy, among other things. :eek:
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Posted By cheg

Colorado High Country 1200k Ride Report

Here is my report from the Colorado High Country 1200 last July. Long, but mostly pictures. Enjoy!

CHC1200 (http://home.comcast.net/~cheg01/CHC1200/chc1200.html)
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Posted By cheg

I think you got those messages across. I agree...

I think you got those messages across. I agree about the importance of focusing outside yourself. I think you have to do that even when you are not riding with someone. If you focus too much on how...
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Posted By cheg

I do long rides because I enjoy them. I like...

I do long rides because I enjoy them. I like night riding, day riding, dry, rain, flat, hills, alone, with friends. It's all good.

Carbonfiberboy: If you can do a 400k with a total average of...
02-12-12, 08:59 PM
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Posted By cheg

Anyone tried SRAM shifters on a tandem?

Anyone tried SRAM shifters on a tandem?
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Posted By cheg

FWIW, I have a SON28 and a Shimano 3N80 and I...

FWIW, I have a SON28 and a Shimano 3N80 and I can't tell the difference in terms of drag or power productuion. On long rides I use an E-Werk to power my GPS so there is load is on the generator...
02-07-12, 12:02 AM
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Posted By cheg

Beautiful in February for a 200k from Snohomish...

Beautiful in February for a 200k from Snohomish to Edison and back:

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Ten Eagles in a tree:...
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Posted By cheg

If you want to compare the bikes do 20 fast miles...

If you want to compare the bikes do 20 fast miles on the flat trail and then do the steepest hill you can find a couple of times. Wait a few days and try the other bike. Or just ride the hell out of...
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Posted By cheg

An SR series and 3 brevets of 1000k or greater.

An SR series and 3 brevets of 1000k or greater.
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Posted By cheg

I'd like to do two 1200's and a 1000 (or vice...

I'd like to do two 1200's and a 1000 (or vice versa) this year. The last 2 years I did a 1000k and a 1200.

Some options:
May 9-11: San Diego 1000k
June 21-23: San Francisco 1000k
June 23-26:...
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Posted By cheg

Looks like quite a trip. If you can walk to...

Looks like quite a trip. If you can walk to 19000 feet you should be good for 1200k on a bike. ;)
12-11-11, 07:05 PM
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Posted By cheg

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/2748279004.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/2748279004.html

I wonder what kind of inspection he did to determine that the bike is female.
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Posted By cheg

Glad to hear it. I plan to be there too. But...

Glad to hear it. I plan to be there too. But there are lots of rides to do between now and then. I hope to get at least three more 1200's before that. :thumb:

You might consider the Cascade 1200...
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Posted By cheg

About 16,000 miles so far.

About 16,000 miles so far.
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Posted By cheg

Good work. I am doing #40 on Sunday. I worry...

Good work. I am doing #40 on Sunday. I worry about leaving it late since I had to do #17 in ice on December 30th a couple of years ago. Good thing the owner was on the ride to approve a change, we...
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Views: 4,075
Posted By cheg

About 75 rpms.

About 75 rpms.
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Posted By cheg

First brevet of 2012 was on 11/5/11: RUSA...

First brevet of 2012 was on 11/5/11: RUSA Permanent 1015: Queen Anne-Everett-Sammamish. 203 km, 2200m climbing by Garmin. A beautiful fall day that was unexpectedly dry. 7 riders, a good turnout for...
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Posted By cheg

Thanks, I tried to make it worthy of the event.

Thanks, I tried to make it worthy of the event.
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Posted By cheg

I did in 1073 miles in August, including my first...

I did in 1073 miles in August, including my first PBP. I have to thank you, Machka. Your stories of long distance riding all the way back to 2003 have educated and inspired me along the way. I used...
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Views: 25,384
Posted By cheg

This is probably old news for many readers but...

This is probably old news for many readers but here is a link to my PBP report. I had way too much fun. :p Enjoy!

http://home.comcast.net/~cheg01/PBP_report/PBP.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 07:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,779
Posted By cheg

Old mercs. Expensive habit. ...

Old mercs. Expensive habit.

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Posted By cheg

TA is producing more Pro 5 Vis cranks?

TA is producing more Pro 5 Vis cranks?
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Posted By cheg

Local 200k called the Alps. 10000 feet of...

Local 200k called the Alps. 10000 feet of climbing with a max elevation of 1100 feet. Strange attractor.

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Posted By cheg

Olympic/St. Helens 1000k, a Figure 8 route held...

Olympic/St. Helens 1000k, a Figure 8 route held on 6/18-6/21 2011. 20000 ft of climbing.
Finished with 2 friends at 71:18. My first Lantern Rouge. We knew we had lots of time on the last 200k so...
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Views: 3,294
Posted By cheg

Another 1000 mile month in June: 6/4-6/5 ...

Another 1000 mile month in June:

6/4-6/5 Tahuya Hills 600K
6/24-6/26 Olympic/St. Helens 1000K
3 x 50 km rides to work

1750 km = 1087 miles
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Posted By cheg

Another great brevet in the Pacific Northwest:...

Another great brevet in the Pacific Northwest: the Tahuya Hills 600K. No rain for a change!

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Replies: 315
Views: 25,384
Posted By cheg

Registration is open for the preregistered...

Registration is open for the preregistered riders. You need 3 out of 4 brevet certificate numbers to complete it.
06-10-11, 05:48 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 70,891
Posted By cheg

Another Seattle Randonneurs brevet through...

Another Seattle Randonneurs brevet through Seattle, Ravensdale, Enumclaw, Elbe, Skate Creek, Packwood, Morton, Centralia, Elma, Potlatch, Belfair, Tahuya, Seabeck, Port Gamble, and Bainbridge Island....
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