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05-15-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 345
Posted By obrentharris

Great! "The Eternal Second" obviously had a...

Great!
"The Eternal Second" obviously had a good sense of humor.
Brent
05-13-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By obrentharris

It looks like Roger M and I did similar trips in...

It looks like Roger M and I did similar trips in opposite directions.
I drove 1,300 miles round trip between Lagunitas, California and Hillsboro, Oregon to buy this tandem. As you can see from the...
05-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,753
Posted By obrentharris

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong...

I think Peter (not Michael) Johnson is a strong possibility. He is a Bay Area guy and certainly built bikes with very similar shot-in seat stays and similar work on the fork crown.
If my hunch is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,107
Posted By obrentharris

Bouré does custom sizes. Brent

Bouré does custom sizes.
Brent
05-09-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 1,472
Views: 277,839
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore ...

Point Reyes National Seashore

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-8f2kCxw/0/03ead41a/XL/IMG_0768-XL.jpg
...
05-08-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

djkashuba Beautiful Bianchi and stunning...

djkashuba Beautiful Bianchi and stunning photographs as always!
Brent
05-06-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

Forty five miles today in the Point Reyes...

Forty five miles today in the Point Reyes National Seashore, about 75 percent pavement, 25% dirt. I found a few sunny holes in the fog, but a fairly foggy day on the coast.

I love the DiNucci....
05-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 693,801
Posted By obrentharris

DiNucci ...

DiNucci

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zs4DGVD/0/21ef615e/X2/IMG_0758-X2.jpg

Brent
05-06-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,196
Posted By obrentharris

I like that one a lot! I give it the Brian...

I like that one a lot!
I give it the Brian Baylis award. He had a genius for combining colors on a bike frame that no one else would ever consider.
Brent
05-01-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By obrentharris

Would someone please buy this so it doesn't keep...

Would someone please buy this so it doesn't keep tempting me!
Brent
04-30-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By obrentharris

It fit my wife; didn't fit me, but it was so...

It fit my wife; didn't fit me, but it was so beautiful I couldn't resist. I even drove 1,300 miles round trip to pick it up!

I eventually donated it to a museum.
...
04-30-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street. ...

Mission Street Extension, just off Swift Street.

I also lived in Felton long ago, 1977-78 to be exact. That's when my friend Paul and I met, working together in a bike shop on Mission Street. The...
04-30-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

Over the past few days I went on some nice...

Over the past few days I went on some nice afternoon rides in Santa Cruz with an old friend. I camped at New Brighton State Beach while I was down there.
...
04-29-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By obrentharris

Mine in use: ...

Mine in use:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-7gfhBgT/0/c3f4521f/XL/IMG_0172-XL.jpg

Brent
04-23-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zf7j...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-zf7jHDj/0/7fb9a06d/XL/IMG_0489-XL.jpg


At the same bridge...
OK, no bike, but you get my friendly mug!...
04-23-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,395
Posted By obrentharris

Like others here I began wearing a helmet after a...

Like others here I began wearing a helmet after a crash and concussion. That was about 5 years before this photo was taken.

...
04-22-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,655
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks to the generosity of the man of the Isle...

Thanks to the generosity of the man of the Isle of Orcas the Follis is now mine. Here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1189909-vintage-follis-resto-project.html) is our tag-team thread on...
04-22-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Sk34...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Sk347jR/0/a949e5eb/XL/IMG_1074-XL.jpg
Brent
04-22-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,713
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Dqbn...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Dqbn3ZQ/0/ea658df7/XL/IMG_0417-XL.jpg

Brent
04-21-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By obrentharris

Nice job on the Norco! Brent

Nice job on the Norco!
Brent
04-17-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

nlerner Happy Birthday from the west coast where...

nlerner Happy Birthday from the west coast where you are 3 hours younger!
Brent
04-16-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By obrentharris

Great to see this one moving steadily forward! ...

Great to see this one moving steadily forward!

Brent
04-16-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

I'm enjoying the wild flowers while we have them;...

I'm enjoying the wild flowers while we have them; also enjoying the newly recovered saddle on my Allegro. rhm did a fine job of bringing this old B-17 Champion Narrow back to life with a beautiful...
04-13-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,196
Posted By obrentharris

I'm definitely enjoying the show here! I try...

I'm definitely enjoying the show here!

I try to keep my watch envy at reasonable levels by reminding myself that I have a hard enough time choosing which of my 9 bicycles to ride each day. If I...
04-11-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful! Brent

SurferRosa that Bertoni is beautiful!
Brent
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600'...

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600' of climbing in the ranch lands of Marin and Sonoma Counties. Our hills are starting their slow change from green to brown and the California Poppies...
04-06-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,196
Posted By obrentharris

Not vintage, but hopefully classic. Since I was...

Not vintage, but hopefully classic.
Since I was self employed no one else was going to buy me a retirement watch so I bought this one 7 years ago when I retired. I've worn it every day since. It has...
04-05-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 76,481
Posted By obrentharris

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone...

I still own a couple Bicycle Research cone wrenches and freewheel tools. They made a lot of good quality tools. I knew Bob Force, Don's silent partner, who told me that when cartridge bearing hubs,...
03-31-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 25,717
Posted By obrentharris

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord!...

browngw you did a fabulous job on the Royal Nord! A bike that is deserving of all the hours I'm sure you put into it.
Brent
03-30-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 939
Posted By obrentharris

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:...

My Olmo will be happy to model a seat bag for us:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-RmrJ7Tn/0/626402dd/XL/IMG_0216-XL.jpg


Quality work:
...
03-27-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By obrentharris

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search...

ebay - select "cycling" for the category. Search "chain stay cable stop." You will find a dizzying array of them.
Your local bike shop is also a good place to look.
Brent
03-27-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,171
Posted By obrentharris

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows...

I would not repaint one of the fancy Zunows unless the rusted area was greater than the painted area.
Fabulous paint jobs! Automotive paste wax over your small areas of bare metal, frequently...
03-27-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By obrentharris

Great job! I like your choice of paint colors. ...

Great job!
I like your choice of paint colors.
Brent
03-22-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,386
Posted By obrentharris

Great score! That bike's going to be a lot of...

Great score!
That bike's going to be a lot of fun.

Welcome to the TIG club.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-W5nL432/0/113c373c/XL/IMG_0391-XL.jpg

Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 373,119
Posted By obrentharris

Point Reyes National Seashore: ...

Point Reyes National Seashore:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-SjQpZ39/0/928a3fc6/XL/IMG_0403-XL.jpg

Brent
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By obrentharris

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or...

I agree that this looks a lot like a late 50s or early sixties Olmo. The style of downtube cable clamp and the evidence of the earlier presence of chainring bolts led me to believe that this bike did...
03-12-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

Is that bike path along the route of an old...

Is that bike path along the route of an old railway? Just a guess but those "houses" could have anchored an arm that held the overhead wires for an old electric railway.
Brent
03-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 22,341
Posted By obrentharris

Coffee and pastries: ...

Coffee and pastries:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0448_67491dcd54abf0f34eeed0420045da9f959be31c.jpg


Cheese:...
03-10-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By obrentharris

Nice bike! I suspect that the double cable stop...

Nice bike!
I suspect that the double cable stop on the chainstay is not for a desmodromic derailleur, but rather for the Simplex Juy 543 or Juy 51 which used a cable which split just before the...
03-09-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

jimmuller great to see you back! Hopefully we...

jimmuller great to see you back!
Hopefully we will get to see lots of photos this spring of your tandem rides with your sweetie!
Brent
03-09-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,148
Posted By obrentharris

Dinucci Please forgive the dirt. This is the...

Dinucci

Please forgive the dirt. This is the bike I ride the most.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-KB5T7xx/0/e610e8b2/XL/_MG_8698-XL.jpg

...
03-05-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,148
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tand...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-DbSKPDG/0/52dc247b/XL/IMG_0651-XL.jpg

Brent
03-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 20,997
Posted By obrentharris

Marshall Petaluma Road in west Marin County,...

Marshall Petaluma Road in west Marin County, California.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-LKdhMMQ/0/1fb34714/XL/IMG_0648-XL.jpg

Brent
03-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,148
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce Gordon. ...

Bruce Gordon.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-8MPLkf3/0/5da6218a/XL/IMG_0643-XL.jpg

...
03-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

This is the green time of year here in coastal...

This is the green time of year here in coastal Marin. The cows are fat and happy on all the new grass. I'm pretty happy myself, enjoying the great ride of the Bruce Gordon.
...
03-02-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,823
Posted By obrentharris

Cinelli aluminum bars with bulge instead of shim....

Cinelli aluminum bars with bulge instead of shim.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-XSBMRSF/0/1c784af9/XL/_MG_5943-XL.jpg

...
03-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,060
Posted By obrentharris

It's great to see you still pop in here once in a...

It's great to see you still pop in here once in a while!

I can only dream that my cognition and memory would be half as valuable as yours that is "failing." So many of us owe to you a good part of...
02-27-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,288
Posted By obrentharris

P200E with some quirky modifications! ...

P200E with some quirky modifications!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-4fLvdS7/0/25ae7818/L/IMG_0139-L.jpg

Brent
02-21-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,276
Posted By obrentharris

I have not yet ridden the bike. Until I have at...

I have not yet ridden the bike. Until I have at least a rear derailleur for it I can only imagine how it rides. I have some doubts about the steel rims but I'm trying to keep an open mind. I have...
02-21-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By obrentharris

Vonruden good to see your photos in this thread...

Vonruden good to see your photos in this thread again!
Brent
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