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06-15-19, 10:21 PM
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Posted By Standalone

There is a good place to launch a block or two...

There is a good place to launch a block or two north-northwest of New Haven Green.

One can ride for the West Haven beach to New Haven via a pretty good bike route. The East Coast Greenway picks...
06-15-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Standalone

It rode so well that I felt a little guilty for...

It rode so well that I felt a little guilty for my shoddy paint job. But I donít like to mess with the aluminum too much!
06-15-19, 05:53 PM
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Views: 124,680
Posted By Standalone

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-15-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Standalone

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https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1942/e222aa59_a5a8_419f_a979_63f4dfa34ad2_325e20f585c5980e1cb788647b7411baa4977fc1.jpeg
06-15-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Standalone

I have a Trek 620

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I have a Trek 620

Connecticut.
06-15-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Standalone

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06-15-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Standalone

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https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/a9e867f1_8772_454f_8076_3c1f78885154_2d66ed8514aa73d0ddd42d9977a604c90ef6e9cb.jpeg...
06-15-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By Standalone

Cannondale AL Touring - quick rehab

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04-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By Standalone

76 miles with my youngest!

What a Trooper! 37 miles into a huge 30+ mph headwind, and then home. The bridge at the Farmington River is a great rail trail destination. Happy spring!...
03-28-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Standalone

Yeah we tall guys sort of suffer in the vintage...

Yeah we tall guys sort of suffer in the vintage bike shipping world.

Itís worth it: we also get to hit our heads on things and order custom jackets and shirts.
01-24-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Standalone

My size... but I still have a 2005 Fuji Team...

My size... but I still have a 2005 Fuji Team issue to build up...
01-07-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By Standalone

This would look nice on the Raleigh Competition...

This would look nice on the Raleigh Competition frame for sale near me.
01-03-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Standalone

Interested. My size, but I've many projects...

Interested. My size, but I've many projects...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

I was just talking about this with my wife, for...

I was just talking about this with my wife, for similar reasons -- I'm an urban public school educator in a particularly challenged district, and am always in my head (and all over the place). You...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

Thanks, man. I managed to replace the bottom...

Thanks, man. I managed to replace the bottom bracket in my commuter and should be reasonably ready to go, even though it's the wrong size and my chainline is off now... but it's good enough to get...
Forum: Foo
12-19-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,410
Posted By Standalone

Our 2010 Prius has 225k miles on it, and has...

Our 2010 Prius has 225k miles on it, and has needed nothing. It drives just great and is plenty fast in all situations.
12-19-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,026
Posted By Standalone

I took Panaracer Paselas along the whole Patomac...

I took Panaracer Paselas along the whole Patomac River Towpath and GAP trail from DC to Pitsburgh. 27" 630 tires on a road touring bike. Gravel. Mud. Rocks. Roads. They held up much better than...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-18, 11:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

I honestly haven't thought about how I will use...

I honestly haven't thought about how I will use the title. I think it has an impact, though. The paperwork isn't even official yet and I've already been asked about serving as vice moderator on my...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

Hi Tom, It's 16 miles one way. But only 3...

Hi Tom,

It's 16 miles one way. But only 3 or 4 if I use the train with my folding bike. There really is no barrier but my own motivation.
Forum: Commuting
12-19-18, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

The Bosch mid drive in the Haibike looked good to...

The Bosch mid drive in the Haibike looked good to me. I studied in London 1998-99 for some of my undergraduate work. My hometown University where my folks worked claimed to have the oldest American...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

Thank you. I'm not quite a Doctor yet -- I...

Thank you. I'm not quite a Doctor yet -- I passed the defense three weeks ago, but "with revisions," mainly because my grounded theory study had a lot of methodology as part of the analysis. My...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

yes. This. This is what I need to hear.

yes. This. This is what I need to hear.
Forum: Commuting
12-17-18, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

I meant that I needed a jumpstart to my...

I meant that I needed a jumpstart to my motivation, not my pedaling! I donít want gear. Or watts. I just want more motivation! You canít have a better commuter for what I do (multi modal) than what...
Forum: Commuting
12-17-18, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,562
Posted By Standalone

Remotivating

I feel like I need an e-assist for my motivation. I commuted a LOT in 2009-2012. Got away from it more and more as my graduate work got more and more involved and my kids became teens in need of...
11-14-18, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,733
Posted By Standalone

Nice. I have a collection of 25" Trek...

Nice. I have a collection of 25" Trek frames.
11-13-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,963
Posted By Standalone

Larger frame, shorter stem, IMO You could...

Larger frame, shorter stem, IMO

You could also go with a stem converter and run threadless stems and modern handlebars for more interchangeability.

I don't like the look of technomic unless for...
09-19-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Standalone

Dealers only? Probably nose in camel's tent for...

Dealers only? Probably nose in camel's tent for eventual charging of all sellers.
09-16-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,185
Posted By Standalone

I have a Mafac (I think) lever like this on my...

I have a Mafac (I think) lever like this on my early eighties Gitane tandem. It actuates a rear drum and a rear cantilever brake simultaneously. It's still in project bike state so I can't report...
05-03-18, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By Standalone

I have this bike, in this size, and rode it from...

I have this bike, in this size, and rode it from DC to Pittsburgh. It maybe wasn't the right bike for the deeper puddles on the summer-storm-muddy doubletrack along the Patomac, but on road and...
04-27-18, 06:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,906
Posted By Standalone

Are the Lauterwassers the CRMo (MTB) or Alloy...

Are the Lauterwassers the CRMo (MTB) or Alloy (Bar-end shifter compatible)
Edit -- never mind, I looked at the pics. Steel.
04-27-18, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Standalone

At this price, you could have a range of...

At this price, you could have a range of wheelbases from which to select. 520/560/620/720 :) I have a 520 and 620 myself.
04-24-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By Standalone

A deal. Treks ride so nicely. D. Pate --...

A deal. Treks ride so nicely.


D. Pate -- those headbadges experienced wear. I'd have to look, but my '83 520's headbadge flattened out and peeled forward from the headtube. This one looks...
04-24-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 830
Posted By Standalone

I tend to sit far back on saddles, and found that...

I tend to sit far back on saddles, and found that the rivets on my Cambium aren't my favorite. I'm in Connecticut...
04-07-18, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Standalone

Itís really too bad I donít have a good way to...

Itís really too bad I donít have a good way to post photos any more.
04-07-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Standalone

My Vegas bike - Centurion Ironman Dave Scott Master

https://photos.app.goo.gl/SbYijWSqGrBm03wN2

New whitewall tires saddle and chain from a CL seller. Nice guy. I got off the plane and headed over for the bike!

Tange 1 with 105. White hoods are...
04-06-18, 07:27 AM
Replies: 51,180
Views: 6,638,676
Posted By Standalone

I used to rock a 66cm DX2000. One of the better...

I used to rock a 66cm DX2000. One of the better bikes I've had -- punches way above its "specs"

I'm only 6'4" ....
03-12-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Standalone

I looked pretty deep. Found a decent Maruishi....

I looked pretty deep. Found a decent Maruishi. Would be glad to set something up with a trusted BFíer, but I have had good luck using CL when traveling.
03-12-18, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Standalone

Already contacted the Frontier seller. :) ...

Already contacted the Frontier seller. :)

That looks like the deal. Iíd be interested in riding tourist grade single and double track, so a rigid old mtb would definitely fit the bill.

My in...
03-12-18, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By Standalone

WTB Cheap, Taller Bike in Vegas

Hi. Anyone in the Las Vegas have a rig they'd like to unload for reasonably cheap, something I could get around on while I'm there.

We're going to rent some mountain bikes from Las Vegas...
02-13-18, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,813
Posted By Standalone

I have the 630 version of this bicycle, the...

I have the 630 version of this bicycle, the Alyeska, and it is a fine, light, capable touring bicycle. I rode it from DC to Pittsburgh, though it wasn't quite up to the mud puddles on the C and O...
02-12-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Standalone

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4631/40177025222_8f...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4631/40177025222_8f45acdcde.jpg
Looks nice. I have too many projects -- is the stem the normal 1" size or .833"?
02-12-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,194
Posted By Standalone

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFMdfdojvMA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFMdfdojvMA

My video of my initial build. I have since switched out the suspension fork for a suspension corrected steel rigid fork. Has been running great. ...
02-12-18, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Standalone

Our Extra Xtracycle is f/s here in Connecticut. ...

Our Extra Xtracycle is f/s here in Connecticut. :)
02-12-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,625
Posted By Standalone

Never had a similar problem, especially after...

Never had a similar problem, especially after switching out the suspension fork. And this was with a 700c hybrid, which is likely to be even more flexy than an average FreeRadical build. Everything...
02-12-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,238
Posted By Standalone

I removed the short travel hybrid 700c fork from...

I removed the short travel hybrid 700c fork from my Fuji Crosstown xtracycle conversion, replacing it with a steel suspension corrected fork. Handling improved and weight dropped. Safety and speed...
02-08-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By Standalone

Trek Antelope 820 Stepthru Xtracycle Conversion

If anyone is looking for a family cargo bike, I've got one up f/s on my local New Haven CL. Magenta Trek Stepthrough. It's kind of a cool build. Bags included. $450
02-06-18, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Standalone

Very nice. I have several 25.5" Treks and love...

Very nice. I have several 25.5" Treks and love them.
01-16-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Standalone

The Altus group saw 1000's of excellent miles on...

The Altus group saw 1000's of excellent miles on my Panasonic.
01-16-18, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By Standalone

https://www.greenzonebikes.com/compact-folding-bik...

https://www.greenzonebikes.com/compact-folding-bikes
$500 folding tandem, new.

There are other options -- as TigerMom suggests, you may wish to find a used small wheel tandem, but those can be...
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