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Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 01:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,359
Posted By RB1-luvr

cycledude - the Ritchey Road Logic is a sweet...

cycledude - the Ritchey Road Logic is a sweet bike. I have 2014 with about 3000 miles on it, built with Reynolds cf wheels and Campy Record 11. I don't like it any more or less than my other bikes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 419,184
Posted By RB1-luvr

ooo Sixty Fiver, that's a beaut. 531Aussie......

ooo Sixty Fiver, that's a beaut.
531Aussie... I wish I could tell you from memory what specific steel it is, but I can't. I'd have to research it again. Yes the tubes are butted to his...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 419,184
Posted By RB1-luvr

thanks for comments folks. I should have...

thanks for comments folks. I should have mentioned it weighs in at 18 lbs. with speedplay pedals and toolbag (which has a fair amount of stuff in it). I need to get a bike only weight.

It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

right. but it's hot-roddy. fatties in the rear.

right. but it's hot-roddy. fatties in the rear.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

yes. Am I missing something? Why is that a no...

yes. Am I missing something? Why is that a no no?

I like the Attack/Assault combo (deeper v in the rear)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-14, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

this is great.

this is great.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^ yup. Been doing this for 30 years, wouldn't...

^^ yup. Been doing this for 30 years, wouldn't dream of not having a tool bag under the seat. Ugly as it is. It's my truth.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

sorry, but I'm not gonna ride with all those...

sorry, but I'm not gonna ride with all those tools in my back pockets. Even with that toolbag my pockets are full with cO2 pump, hanky, phone, food and whatever else. I am always prepared. I'm the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

btw, that Specialized is HOT.

btw, that Specialized is HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

Wow, this is the first time I've ever had a bike...

Wow, this is the first time I've ever had a bike that garnered any positive feedback on BF. Thank you folks. I'm glad you approve. It is pretty much a dream bike for me.

Here's some closeups:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

overall the bike is very nice. It's light, 18...

overall the bike is very nice. It's light, 18 lbs with pedals and tool bag (a necessary evil for riding, but understood it's no bueno for a photo). Wheels are prone to redirection from cross winds....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,033
Views: 419,184
Posted By RB1-luvr

my two week old Ritchey Road Logic (cf fork): ...

my two week old Ritchey Road Logic (cf fork):

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/14115543475_3508ee93bb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvkRie)Ritchey (https://flic.kr/p/nvkRie) by ijt64...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

I like that pink Ridley a lot. Gorgeous.

I like that pink Ridley a lot. Gorgeous.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

sold the BMC, and got this two weeks ago. ...

sold the BMC, and got this two weeks ago.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/14115543475_3508ee93bb_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nvkRie)Ritchey (https://flic.kr/p/nvkRie) by ijt64...
04-11-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,861
Posted By RB1-luvr

Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post I...

Quote Originally Posted by caloso View Post
I love prunes. In fact, I worked in a prune orchard moving one summer when I was a kid. But why would you take the time to wrap them individually? Just...
04-10-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,604
Posted By RB1-luvr

wow that is beautiful. And here I am all excited...

wow that is beautiful. And here I am all excited to finish building my Ritchey Road Logic. Now I'm wishing I had looked into one of these.
04-10-14, 01:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,861
Posted By RB1-luvr

I've been putting individually wrapped prunes (my...

I've been putting individually wrapped prunes (my wife buys them) in my jersey lately for short rides. Two or three takes up very little space, and it's just enough to keep the wolf from the door...
04-10-14, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,913
Posted By RB1-luvr

that would have gone home with me, no hesitation.

that would have gone home with me, no hesitation.
11-11-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,276
Posted By RB1-luvr

since that post I sold it to someone on CL... who...

since that post I sold it to someone on CL... who really seemed to appreciate it's oddness.
06-12-13, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 391,707
Posted By RB1-luvr

the fender and rack are stock to the bike. I...

the fender and rack are stock to the bike. I just cut out the middle of the rack to drop it over the fender, and mounted it to the frame instead of the seat binder bolt.
Forum: Touring
03-15-13, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^^ while nice, that is a bit pricey. Thank you...

^^^ while nice, that is a bit pricey. Thank you though.
Forum: Touring
03-12-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

that's good advice too. thanks.

that's good advice too. thanks.
Forum: Touring
03-12-13, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^ that's another good idea. Shoot, how many of...

^^ that's another good idea. Shoot, how many of those things were thrown out at my work after the holiday season.
Forum: Touring
03-12-13, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

thanks for all the suggestions people. I'm going...

thanks for all the suggestions people. I'm going to test the $5 Kmart thing at home first. If that fails, then I might order the $30 notebook grill.
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

^^That thought crossed my mind after the Kmart...

^^That thought crossed my mind after the Kmart disposable grill was suggested. Thanks.
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

I can easily carry another 5-8lbs on my bike. ...

I can easily carry another 5-8lbs on my bike. It's only an over-nighter, and I'm not new to touring. Just looking for the most ideal setup for a reasonable cost.
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

Kmart thingy...oh my gosh. that would work. not...

Kmart thingy...oh my gosh. that would work. not as sexy, but probably good enough. and way cheap. if I hate it, I could just leave it there for the next person to use.

fietsbob - there are no...
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

Good questions all of them... and I'm not sure if...

Good questions all of them... and I'm not sure if it needs to be elevated. I don't think it does. But I do think it needs to have a bottom. I'm basing this on what I've seen others using.

I...
03-11-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,500
Posted By RB1-luvr

That is awesome, and I have no doubt you can make...

That is awesome, and I have no doubt you can make that bike rock n roll. My friends and I do it regularly on pre-war bikes seemingly made from lead gas pipe. If the motor and desire is there, you...
03-11-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,500
Posted By RB1-luvr

That is actually a pretty cool ride you are...

That is actually a pretty cool ride you are fabricating there, and I commend you on it. I can also tell you this, you should post it in the "Alt Bikes" thread on this forum where it will be very...
03-11-13, 11:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,500
Posted By RB1-luvr

crank forward design is what Electra, Felt, and...

crank forward design is what Electra, Felt, and other cruiser-type companies use for geometry. It enables lower, more comfortable seat heights, for longer legs.
03-11-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,500
Posted By RB1-luvr

is a bike of that construction allowed in that...

is a bike of that construction allowed in that race?
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4,354
Views: 2,027,139
Posted By RB1-luvr

I really like this photo.

I really like this photo.
Forum: Touring
03-11-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 924
Posted By RB1-luvr

collapsible fire pit for touring?

Hi everyone,
I do a couple overnight bike rides in summer to the beach with friends. We like to have a fire, but the park demands the fire be in a metal container.
I found this in my search:...
02-01-13, 07:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,270
Posted By RB1-luvr

I like this idea. When I trace things, I trace...

I like this idea. When I trace things, I trace them accurately - including any defects if they were in the original to begin with.
12-04-12, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,181,718
Posted By RB1-luvr

yep, it's a cheapo 22t freewheel I got on Ebay. ...

yep, it's a cheapo 22t freewheel I got on Ebay. I needed it cuz I had to run the 52t on the front (the spider is part of the chainring)
12-04-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,193
Views: 1,181,718
Posted By RB1-luvr

A friend gave me an old Zebrakenko 10 speed. I...

A friend gave me an old Zebrakenko 10 speed. I did a cheap single speed conversion. Fun beater bike.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8345/8243944047_4a2e47ba43_b.jpg
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Forum: Commuting
11-28-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,934
Posted By RB1-luvr

yes, we all considered that, but the cops new of...

yes, we all considered that, but the cops new of this guy, and believe he never gets outside the city (he may have been homeless), and this bike came from a considerable distance away in a shoreline...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,934
Posted By RB1-luvr

I have not witnessed a theft, but I recently...

I have not witnessed a theft, but I recently recovered a friends stolen bike. The bike was looted from his house after hurricane Sandy.

I was driving away from a flea market and saw a guy...
11-28-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 665,781
Posted By RB1-luvr

great story - thanks for sharing. And thank you...

great story - thanks for sharing. And thank you for your approval of the bike (you too DaveYates).

I wish I had seen the old factory before 2008 when they tore down the major part of the old...
11-27-12, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 665,781
Posted By RB1-luvr

photo shoot with my '36 Westfield Seminole in...

photo shoot with my '36 Westfield Seminole in front of what remains of the old Westfield (orginally Pope) factory:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8294/7680896956_074ffa1268_b.jpg
11-27-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,366
Posted By RB1-luvr

my old Trek (posted earlier) is a retired...

my old Trek (posted earlier) is a retired training bike, that was hanging on a hook unused for two years. I have three other road bikes with drop bars, so flat-barring the Trek (flat pedals too)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,617,872
Posted By RB1-luvr

ohhhh, that XO-1, so unique, and so sweet. Mega...

ohhhh, that XO-1, so unique, and so sweet. Mega hot for completely different reason than all the other hot bikes in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,118
Posted By RB1-luvr

I run and ride, but I prefer cycling because it's...

I run and ride, but I prefer cycling because it's the only thing I've never had to work very hard at to be good at. It comes natural to me. I was meant for the sport.
11-27-12, 07:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 45,366
Posted By RB1-luvr

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8039/8047504892_db68...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8039/8047504892_db68d8db73_b.jpg

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8029/8047529654_6dd8ee581b_b.jpg
11-27-12, 07:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,885
Posted By RB1-luvr

I gotta see this.

I gotta see this.
11-21-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 805
Posted By RB1-luvr

I don't ride rollers until winter gets a complete...

I don't ride rollers until winter gets a complete lock on my area; like 3' of snow and ice or more. Until that point, I jog, snowshoe up New England mountains and lift weights. I mostly can only...
11-12-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 665,781
Posted By RB1-luvr

on my 1946-1/2 Monark Super Deluxe in New Haven,...

on my 1946-1/2 Monark Super Deluxe in New Haven, CT

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8342/8152259262_7c172309ea_b.jpg
Forum: Touring
11-09-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,479
Posted By RB1-luvr

I like my Windsor Tourist, it's a nice bike,...

I like my Windsor Tourist, it's a nice bike, albeit a bit heavy.

the rack it came with was too flimsy, I replaced it with a stronger old Blackburn Mtn Rack. And I am running 35c Paselas with...
11-06-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13,464
Views: 2,686,550
Posted By RB1-luvr

cut and relocate/reweld that top tube and give it...

cut and relocate/reweld that top tube and give it a sex change. Then you'll have easier access to the water bottle cage too. If you like the bike that much, it's worth the mod.
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