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08-02-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By bargo68

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07-31-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 350,356
Posted By bargo68

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post...

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post from his blog:
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com)

...
07-28-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,765
Posted By bargo68

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time...

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time - it might have been a couple times - at the Fillmore East in 1970, I was opening for this sorry-*ss cat named Steve Miller. Steve Miller didn't have...
07-23-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,150
Posted By bargo68

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!! Sorry, it's...

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!!

Sorry, it's happy hour over here...
07-19-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 269,088
Posted By bargo68

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this...

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this morning. Did the short ride (park car and ride the rest) instead of the long one. Really enjoying the feel and pace of SS and will experiment with...
07-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By bargo68

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers!...

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers! Did 84 miles on my 91 Cannondale ST1000.

...
06-26-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,484
Posted By bargo68

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven...

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven sisters.


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06-16-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By bargo68

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to...

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to ride, looks absolutely gorgeous!
My real takeaway from this though, was that I really need a boiler suit.
06-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,337
Posted By bargo68

There's a little C&V, so I think this is...

There's a little C&V, so I think this is justified.

My backyard today:

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05-26-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,957
Posted By bargo68

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! ...

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! :speedy: ;)
05-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,132
Posted By bargo68

Bikes in the back stock!! I feel very lucky to...

Bikes in the back stock!!
I feel very lucky to be able to park inside. Weather's not the issue, downtown Berkeley is....
04-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By bargo68

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the...

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the mid eighties came with 27 x 1 Araya rims. It has a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Haven't weighed it, but it's light and fast.
...
Forum: Commuting
04-19-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,744
Posted By bargo68

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3...

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3 or 4 times a week. Last Monday I took my bike with the steepest gearing and rode the return leg in a 25 mph headwind. There is a 4 1/2 mile long bridge...
Forum: Foo
04-07-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By bargo68

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04-06-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,478
Posted By bargo68

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which...

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which has a distinct lack of Frenchness in it's 'swoop' (or lack thereof):

...
03-20-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing...

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing an acerbic Frenchman punching roadside workers and leaving his touring partners 2 states behind...
I'm guessing these represent a marketing brain...
03-20-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By bargo68

Anyone know about Bernard Hinault panniers?

Picked these up at a local thrift store yesterday. Absolutely nothing on the innerwebs (that I could find), and no tags inside claiming materials or place of manufacture.
They are made from a slick,...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,398
Posted By bargo68

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that...

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that porteur rack it does look to be vintage and you might recoup the cost of the bike with that piece alone.
01-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,898
Posted By bargo68

^^^What he said.^^^^ Finished this build...

^^^What he said.^^^^

Finished this build yesterday. Picked up the Rockhopper on Craigslist for 100. All it needed was new tires and a thorough cleaning. Got the Maxxis DTH's and redid the...
01-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 33,267
Posted By bargo68

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was...

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was my 'low-trail curious' bike.
Shoulda had a black saddle......

...
01-05-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By bargo68

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50...

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50 and wound up turning it into a single speed. Very comfy geometry and you get Suntour barcons!!...
12-10-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By bargo68

Your wish is my command! ...

Your wish is my command!


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11-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,882
Posted By bargo68

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the...

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the drummers.....
11-20-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,864
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on...

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on some cheap cork tape with the idea I might get some Fizik black to go matchy-matchy with the saddle at a later date.
Bought as a sad single speed...
11-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By bargo68

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.
11-05-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,107
Posted By bargo68

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing...

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing this would qualify. It's a mid eighties Zunow Road Racer. 54.5 cm squared with a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Interestingly, it has Araya 27 inch rims...
10-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,587
Posted By bargo68

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's...

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's commuting. Managed to get 45mm fenders on my Black Mountain road, so I get to keep the 32mm rubber!
We're just starting to get some rain here in...
10-13-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,185
Posted By bargo68

I would never buy tires from guys who look like...

I would never buy tires from guys who look like an England Dan and John Ford Coley cover band.

Or maybe I would......
10-11-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By bargo68

:thumb: Easy peasy! Mike Watt would be proud!

:thumb: Easy peasy!
Mike Watt would be proud!
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,390
Posted By bargo68

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one. I work...

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one.
I work in downtown Berkeley and am literally surrounded by the HOMELESS problem for 9 waking hours every workday. It is grim. These people are suffering and...
10-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 564
Views: 53,891
Posted By bargo68

Jan- 644.6 Feb- 602.4 Mar- 763.6 Apr- 600.9...

Jan- 644.6
Feb- 602.4
Mar- 763.6
Apr- 600.9
May- 613.2
Jun- 812.8
Jul- 866.5
Aug- 699.1
Sep- 580.7
09-18-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By bargo68

Wrong, chump. ...

Wrong, chump.

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09-18-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 964
Posted By bargo68

Or get a little matchy-matchy... ...

Or get a little matchy-matchy...
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09-17-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By bargo68

Ah, yeah, gotcha. No, I think it generally...

Ah, yeah, gotcha.
No, I think it generally means that if you have trained your body to go that much in a week, you could summon that amount of energy for one ride if your body was not taxed by an...
09-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,390
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere...

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere from 150-220 a week, commuting mostly, and there is no way I could do that in one ride.
09-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,264
Posted By bargo68

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit'...

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit' you're talking about!
Give it a chance, there's a LOT of people who like some bike under 'em!...
08-29-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,864
Posted By bargo68

Here's another pic after I got it home: ...

Here's another pic after I got it home:
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I noticed that in the ad and took...
08-29-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,566
Posted By bargo68

Even tho I saw this ad referenced in BF after I...

Even tho I saw this ad referenced in BF after I returned home with the bike, you're on! I know just the place!

...
08-29-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,864
Posted By bargo68

As do I! He really had a great visual concept...

As do I! He really had a great visual concept that is attractive with pretty much every color combination I've seen online.
The dent stays! It's gonna be a reminder for me accept imperfection in...
08-29-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,864
Posted By bargo68

My new CL acquisition, a 1985 Fuso. Taken down to...

My new CL acquisition, a 1985 Fuso. Taken down to the frameset and weighed. A little bit pic heavy-sorry.
...
08-28-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 70,609
Views: 11,553,566
Posted By bargo68

I done got to it! It's mine!!! Got home about...

I done got to it! It's mine!!!
Got home about an hour ago and had enough daylight to take the wheelset off and just eyeball it til I couldn't see anymore. :)
It's in pretty great shape for 1985....
08-28-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By bargo68

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro. ...

Your bike looks like a charming Paris bistro.
His bike looks like a modern gas station on the Autobahn.
08-27-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,642
Posted By bargo68

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the...

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the group and save it for a better frame? Keep the 'dent' frame as a spare or sell it.
08-26-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,642
Posted By bargo68

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V,...

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V, but I could not resist showing off my go-faster. Full 6400 tri color 8 speed group with Mavic Reflex.
I LOVE this bike!...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,816
Posted By bargo68

Rema Tip Top Learn how to properly...

Rema

Tip

Top

Learn how to properly patch a tube on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/T0F_hibWHlU
08-14-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,571
Posted By bargo68

You're partially right. I work in musical...

You're partially right. I work in musical instrument retail and we're new/used/consign. I can tell you that used gear keeps the lights on, but as a dealer for some major brands, we mostly sell entry...
08-12-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,571
Posted By bargo68

Does the bike world have "blues lawyers"? ...

Does the bike world have "blues lawyers"?

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08-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,607
Posted By bargo68

Big fan of the tri-color! ...

Big fan of the tri-color!

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07-31-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 88,732
Posted By bargo68

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and...

Just got back from a 32 mile shake down ride and I had a blast! I can foresee SS becoming my weekend go-to. It's a 'french fit', to be sure, but it rides so smooth and silent. Very stoked on what...
07-18-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,301
Posted By bargo68

Your tire choices sound kosher for the...

Your tire choices sound kosher for the "cruiser/commuter" style you are going for. Let me add Schwalbe Fat Frank to the mix. Here they are on my 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. They are listed as 26 x...
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