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08-15-22, 08:39 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Did 61 miles up north after work. 73 degrees,...

Did 61 miles up north after work. 73 degrees, humid, dark by 8pm :mad:

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They’ve been working on a prairie restoration for the...
08-15-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 632
Posted By thinktubes

I had a 1983 Trek 560 that took 32 mm tires...

I had a 1983 Trek 560 that took 32 mm tires without a problem

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08-13-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,230
Posted By thinktubes

I tried to pay for a $3 item with a twenty and...

I tried to pay for a $3 item with a twenty and the kid told me he “needed to save his change” and couldn’t complete the transaction. I asked him if they were running a business and he pointed to a...
08-13-22, 08:37 AM
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Views: 372,680
Posted By thinktubes

Spike Lee and Redmond Hicks (Does “near” only...

Spike Lee and Redmond Hicks (Does “near” only count in horseshoes and hand grenades?)

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08-12-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By thinktubes

All roads lead to Rome

All roads lead to Rome
08-11-22, 03:55 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

I go past it almost every ride on my cool-down...

I go past it almost every ride on my cool-down route. Tricky question because it looks much different than in the movie. Riding on the North Shore is like being in a John Hughes movie.
08-11-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By thinktubes

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08-11-22, 11:42 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

Local-ish to me. Answering would be like stealing...

Local-ish to me. Answering would be like stealing candy from a baby.
08-09-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By thinktubes

The ones I owned were tig welded with OS tubing....

The ones I owned were tig welded with OS tubing. Great all-day comfort.
08-05-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,692
Posted By thinktubes

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08-05-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,692
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08-03-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 922
Posted By thinktubes

Think again.

Think again.
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Posted By thinktubes

Worth 10000 pennies

Worth 10000 pennies
08-02-22, 06:26 PM
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Views: 878
Posted By thinktubes

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08-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By thinktubes

And then they dip the whole thing in chrome -...

And then they dip the whole thing in chrome - right?
08-01-22, 07:43 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century...

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century in early September. Beautiful day, but humid. First Jerry Ortega sighting of the year.

On weekends, there are a lot of big groups out and they...
07-27-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By thinktubes

Jump 5 trashcans on a huffy 10-speed and get back...

Jump 5 trashcans on a huffy 10-speed and get back to me…
07-26-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By thinktubes

That's totally worth $80. Looks like a nicer...

That's totally worth $80. Looks like a nicer frame.
07-25-22, 09:06 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

A cool day for July - only 73 degrees. Light...

A cool day for July - only 73 degrees. Light breeze off the lake. Did 63 miles up north, post work.

We’ve had a bit of rain lately and everything is lush.
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07-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,785
Views: 372,680
Posted By thinktubes

nope....

nope. (https://www.life.com/people/life-with-steve-mcqueen-photos-of-the-king-of-cool-in-1963/)
07-23-22, 07:40 PM
07-23-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,426
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Posted By thinktubes

Do we need a “Post your bike with a tin man”...

Do we need a “Post your bike with a tin man” thread?

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07-22-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,276
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Posted By thinktubes

Central Street in Evanston actually, although I...

Central Street in Evanston actually, although I waited out the storm at the train station in Lake Forest.

Seems like every town on the north shore got their lanterns from the same place. My wife...
07-22-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By thinktubes

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07-21-22, 09:38 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Did 58 up north after work. Temps in the early...

Did 58 up north after work. Temps in the early 90s.

It was clear when I left, but my wife warned me that a system was supposed to come through around 6pm. She was right on the money. My luck ran...
07-20-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,997
Posted By thinktubes

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07-17-22, 05:23 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Did 2 rides today - AM/PM style The morning...

Did 2 rides today - AM/PM style

The morning ride was a quick 50 up to Lake Forest. Temps were low, humidity high. We’ve gotten some rain and every thing is lush.
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07-14-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,482
Posted By thinktubes

We need a bike+tunnel thread.

We need a bike+tunnel thread.
07-12-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By thinktubes

Link to PDF...

Link to PDF (https://archive.org/details/phantomcyclistot00ains/mode/1up)
07-11-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,216
Posted By thinktubes

+1 on the Falcon

+1 on the Falcon
07-10-22, 05:19 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By thinktubes

Love Sunshine stuff. Nice build!

Love Sunshine stuff. Nice build!
07-10-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 839
Posted By thinktubes

Bars need to be rotated for the proper amount of...

Bars need to be rotated for the proper amount of “Yates”

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07-10-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,482
Posted By thinktubes

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07-09-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By thinktubes

pic/album asst. Executive Summary: it’s crap...

pic/album asst.

Executive Summary: it’s crap

album (https://bikeforums.net/g/album/25606401)
07-09-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,537
Posted By thinktubes

Spent a good part of the day trimming our hedge,...

Spent a good part of the day trimming our hedge, but got away for a quick 30 miler up to the botanical garden.

Japanese garden island. High pressure is giving us cool temps and blue skies.
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07-09-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By thinktubes

1984-ish Mesa Runner (with bar swap)

1984-ish Mesa Runner (with bar swap)
07-09-22, 06:36 AM
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Views: 502
Posted By thinktubes

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07-08-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By thinktubes

Wow - welcome to the big leagues!

Wow - welcome to the big leagues!
07-05-22, 09:10 PM
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Views: 350,353
Posted By thinktubes

^^^^^^^^^^ crafty!

^^^^^^^^^^
crafty!
07-04-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 173,635
Posted By thinktubes

You know I did… ...

You know I did…

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07-04-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19,276
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Posted By thinktubes

62 miles Rowers ...

62 miles

Rowers

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RWB jersey

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07-01-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By thinktubes

I’ve done the Harmon Hundred (102 miles) on at...

I’ve done the Harmon Hundred (102 miles) on at least 4 different vintage bikes over the years:

Battaglin

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Ciocc
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06-24-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By thinktubes

Shocking!

Shocking!
06-24-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,338
Posted By thinktubes

1998 Volpe on Grand Traverse Bay Michigan ...

1998 Volpe on Grand Traverse Bay Michigan

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06-22-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,482
Posted By thinktubes

On the Sylvan Road Bridge...

On the Sylvan Road Bridge (https://bridgehunter.com/il/cook/frank-lloyd-wright/) - the only bridge designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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06-20-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,537
Posted By thinktubes

It was 95 degrees when I left at 4pm for an...

It was 95 degrees when I left at 4pm for an after-work ride. Did 52 miles up to Lake Forest. Took it easy.

Stopped at a sculpture along the bike path. Nice and shady!
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06-19-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 350,353
Posted By thinktubes

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06-18-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,902
Posted By thinktubes

$5 yard sale find ...

$5 yard sale find

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$70 garage sale

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06-18-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By thinktubes

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