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05-27-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

Glad those Biopace rings found their new home. I...

Glad those Biopace rings found their new home. I had 'em for too long.
05-24-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,218
Posted By ascherer

Occurred to me that this one’s mostly blue. ...

Occurred to me that this one’s mostly blue.

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05-19-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,218
Posted By ascherer

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Early 70s Falcon San Remo
Forum: Commuting
05-19-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By ascherer

Yup. 17 open positions. We have killer benefits...

Yup. 17 open positions. We have killer benefits too.
Forum: Commuting
05-18-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By ascherer

We have 5 floors in a landmarked building across...

We have 5 floors in a landmarked building across the street from the Empire State Building and itís beautifully designed. We have our own entrance and security so nobody gets up without being checked...
05-18-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

Both of my Raleighs have rapid taper stays. They...

Both of my Raleighs have rapid taper stays. They have 35mms and that's about the widest I can fit.
Forum: Commuting
05-18-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By ascherer

...or people leaving crap in my basket. Only...

...or people leaving crap in my basket. Only happened once.
05-18-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

We'll see, I think only a small number of folks...

We'll see, I think only a small number of folks here ride (somewhere around 300 folks, I think), a lot of folks come from suburbs or other boroughs. Our office is in midtown Manhattan, across the...
05-18-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

I have the same size on both my '71 International...

I have the same size on both my '71 International and the chrome '70 Pro, Paelas and Bon Jon respectively. It's a sweet spot size IMO, able to do well on a wide range of road types. Based on...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By ascherer

Inside parking at last!

My company started to allow parking on 3 of our 5 floors today. So pleased to bring my commuter indoors.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,800
Posted By ascherer

I do, on my own bike plus my Citibike...

I do, on my own bike plus my Citibike subscription. Most efficient way around town (especially crosstown) and awesome to be able to grab one to go home when itís been too wet/cold for the morning...
05-17-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

They sure are, mineís in itís third incarnation....

They sure are, mineís in itís third incarnation. Are those 650 wheels with Mafac Raids?
05-17-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

International commuters unite! But, no fenders?...

International commuters unite! But, no fenders? Is this a dedicated ďdry dayĒ bike?
05-17-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By ascherer

Great saddles, alas I need the cutouts.

Great saddles, alas I need the cutouts.
05-17-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 939
Posted By ascherer

Indoor parking at work

Finally available! Late to the game but Iím grateful.
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05-16-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 841
Posted By ascherer

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Sturmey 8-speed needs a small chainring up front. I...
05-16-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 18,885
Views: 2,320,924
Posted By ascherer

Sunday found me on the PX-10 I got from jonwvara,...

Sunday found me on the PX-10 I got from jonwvara, my first ride on the local roads around our Woodstock house.
...
05-15-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 104,212
Posted By ascherer

jonwvara is a gentleman, and a scholar. And...

jonwvara is a gentleman, and a scholar. And bwilli88 is generous and kind. My humble thanks to
you both.
05-14-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18,885
Views: 2,320,924
Posted By ascherer

Weather, the demands of a newly-renovated country...

Weather, the demands of a newly-renovated country home and minor setbacks from meniscus repair surgery have made it a slow start to the season. But on Thursday I was determined to get in some miles....
05-13-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By ascherer

WTB B17 Imperial

Black. Anybody got one collecting dust? TIA
05-13-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By ascherer

I'll Photoshop it.

I'll Photoshop it.
05-13-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By ascherer

At our height, it happens all the time!

At our height, it happens all the time!
05-13-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By ascherer

Here, I fixed it. ...

Here, I fixed it.


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05-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By ascherer

2 tall guys and a bike

I met up with jonwvara today to collect his PX-10. Itís always a pleasure to meet a C&V forumite in real life! Itís too bad we had to scurry on to our respective activities, I suspect we could have...
05-08-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

There are a few rusty tools in the MAFAC kit, not...

There are a few rusty tools in the MAFAC kit, not a full set. 3 wrench/tire levers and the large double end. All with a healthy patina of rust thatíll brass brush off. I have a few other surviving...
05-07-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

And itís off to the next lucky forumite! 26...

And itís off to the next lucky forumite! 26 pounds and 10 ounces per the friendly USPS helper. My take, in two passes:

...
05-04-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By ascherer

Ďtis a shame. My 1970 is a great ride.

Ďtis a shame. My 1970 is a great ride.
05-03-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

This appeared todayÖhow interesting that it...

This appeared todayÖhow interesting that it appears to be on an annual orbit!
...
04-28-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

The BOC made it to Manhattan swiftly, arriving...

The BOC made it to Manhattan swiftly, arriving with a grunt and a thud in two short days as promised....
Forum: Commuting
04-27-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15,569
Views: 11,907,056
Posted By ascherer

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Forum: Commuting
04-27-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,638
Posted By ascherer

Easy there, Tom! I too have been there and...

Easy there, Tom!

I too have been there and back. Not brand loyalty, it’s about comfort. Many saddles started to make me numb, going back some 20 years ago. I switched from my never-broke-in Brooks...
04-27-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

I feel ya! We have a Leesa in our city apartment...

I feel ya! We have a Leesa in our city apartment and a Plank in our upstate house. They are beefy.
04-26-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

[@ascherer searches for his back brace in...

[@ascherer searches for his back brace in anticipation...]
04-20-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By ascherer

Absolutely no hurry. But based on the above...

Absolutely no hurry. But based on the above comment, are they red labels? I love to be matchy-matchy.
04-20-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 341
Posted By ascherer

bwilli88 I could use a 750 for the Moto mixte I...

bwilli88 I could use a 750 for the Moto mixte I snagged for Mrs. ascherer now that it's got a 700c wheelset. LMK...PM incoming.
04-18-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,539
Posted By ascherer

I got a couple of Park taps from Jim Merz last...

I got a couple of Park taps from Jim Merz last week.
For BOC followers, this arrived (old sticker shown for comparison):...
04-18-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18,885
Views: 2,320,924
Posted By ascherer

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!
04-13-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 18,885
Views: 2,320,924
Posted By ascherer

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I created this build two years ago to have a fast...
04-12-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

Holy cow, Dave - they came out GREAT!

Holy cow, Dave - they came out GREAT!
04-05-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By ascherer

I rode it on a 1972/3 Zeus Pro in 1980, does that...

I rode it on a 1972/3 Zeus Pro in 1980, does that count as C&V?
04-05-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,245
Posted By ascherer

Do it! I'll happily look at more photos of that...

Do it! I'll happily look at more photos of that bike.
04-04-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,673
Posted By ascherer

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04-04-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,245
Posted By ascherer

Bit of a zombie revival here, can you share the...

Bit of a zombie revival here, can you share the Color Factory contact? I'm looking to refinish my Falcon. Thanks!
04-03-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 39,599
Posted By ascherer

This is probably the latest picture of this green...

This is probably the latest picture of this green (under the leather tube protection) bike. ...
04-03-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,707
Posted By ascherer

Canít argue with that investment.

Canít argue with that investment.
04-03-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By ascherer

From the secret lab: the game is afoot...

From the secret lab: the game is afoot...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,848
Posted By ascherer

Aw Russell, ya make me blush. Your builds are...

Aw Russell, ya make me blush. Your builds are iconic, and your Competition build rings the bells and wins the awards. Brilliant work.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,848
Posted By ascherer

Back to the office on Tuesdays-Thursdays begins...

Back to the office on Tuesdays-Thursdays begins next week. Finally get to use the commuter build I put together for the cancelled 2020 and 21 seasons.
...
04-01-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 7,618
Views: 824,539
Posted By ascherer

So soft, smooth & pliant...thanks obrentharris...

So soft, smooth & pliant...thanks obrentharris for these half hoods.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_4378_773c514ad7d78cba8d13efee890ac411905b04e3.jpg
03-30-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,932
Posted By ascherer

The building it was in is gone, and to say the...

The building it was in is gone, and to say the neighborhood has changed 40 years hence is an understatement. I worked nearby in Chelsea and went to Stuyvesant after hours. It was a rough area, I had...
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