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10-14-21, 04:01 PM
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Posted By pcb

And for the wrap-up, a pair of 1x restomod '82...

And for the wrap-up, a pair of 1x restomod '82 Columbines, also just posted a little further below in the "New classic frame" thread. The green Columbine has been modestly upgraded, will probably...
10-14-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By northbend

Some fall color on rides this week in the...

Some fall color on rides this week in the Snoqualmie Valley

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51579449274_f48e4ac728_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mzUagy)Middle Fork'n...
10-13-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14,457
Views: 3,302,298
Posted By SimplySycles1

Dumpster on the way to the park

My daughter and i were riding to the neighborhood park when we spotted this lonely bike sitting outside the trash enclosure. A quick trip later in the day and Bumblebee is in our garage going through...
10-13-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By fabiofarelli

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Just a short ride nearby
10-12-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By unworthy1

well, it sounds like a warm up for a Halloween...

well, it sounds like a warm up for a Halloween horror film, but it's not that far away (except I am car-less so this does present some travel challenges). Still, I am going to see what's up with...
10-12-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By WGB

How do you entice BF members into your basement...

How do you entice BF members into your basement lair? Ps if poster has any GP4 rims, please remember me in your will.
Posted 5 hrs ago
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10-12-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By malcala622

Riding to work this morning on my Basso I...

Riding to work this morning on my Basso I unfortunately caught the topside of a sagging fence with arm. Blinded by the early sun I was able to move my head out of the way and instead let my arm take...
10-10-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By unworthy1

Doh! Maybe I misread the tag, sorry if I gave you...

Doh! Maybe I misread the tag, sorry if I gave you a bum steer! If it was Cromor then $150 is not a bargain. Maybe they are not my favorite Co-op after all...BUT I got a hela nice wheelset (not...
10-10-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By Markeologist

Fairfax today: ...

Fairfax today:
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10-10-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Repack Rider

45th Anniversary coming up

On October 21, 1976 I agreed to help a few friends settle an argument as to who was the fastest downhill rider on our modified "klunker" bikes. We had decided that a time trial was the way to make it...
10-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By T-Mar

Canadian Thanksgiving Day dawn at the waterfront....

Canadian Thanksgiving Day dawn at the waterfront.


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10-10-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By johnnyace

There was some rain last night, but this morning...

There was some rain last night, but this morning was pretty nice for a ride. Went out on one of my new favorite, short, close to home rides. West Salem out to Spring Valley Road...
10-09-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By unworthy1

So it's "double-trouble" in the SF Bay Area this...

So it's "double-trouble" in the SF Bay Area this weekend, cause there is ALSO a clearance sale over in Berkeley at Street Level Cycles AKA Waterside Workshops on the estuary at 84 Bolivar Dr,...
10-09-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By Markeologist

Head tube and seat stay finish on my 85 Fisher...

Head tube and seat stay finish on my 85 Fisher Comp and my late 70s…maybe very early 80s Ritchey Palo Alto Tandem…brothers from a different mother (but same father????):...
10-08-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 889
Posted By genejockey

It looks like the Bag-O'-Spacers will arrive...

It looks like the Bag-O'-Spacers will arrive today. As someone familiar with the work of Murphy et al. on probability, I believe the unexpectedly early arrival is largely due to my having cut down...
10-07-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By bikingshearer

On weekends on the west side path of the GGB...

On weekends on the west side path of the GGB (when and where I bike the bridge), the Number 2 hazard is tourists on rental bikes from Fisherman's Wharf. The Number 1 hazard is the flock of the Lance...
10-07-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 218,581
Posted By malcala622

I'm glad to help. I only take cheeseburgers...

I'm glad to help.

I only take cheeseburgers as form of payment.
10-06-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By '02 nrs

$50. agree made by 2 x GT employees who started...

$50. agree made by 2 x GT employees who started the dyno co. from what I read on the net.never seen one in this color,a super nice ride.
...
10-06-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By oldroads

1956 Humber

I owned a vintage bicycle business for 20 years.
The last 8 years included a retail shop in Cambridge, MA.
Sold it all in 2016.
Of the thousands of cycles I bought/sold/repaired, this was the only...
10-05-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By malcala622

Pink October first ride. 13 miles near my home...

Pink October first ride. 13 miles near my home starting from my job up to the local golf course.

...
10-05-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By non-fixie

Actually it was a couple of days ago, but since...

Actually it was a couple of days ago, but since I've learnt what my phone's auto-correct function does to "eroica" I thought it wiser to wait until I had access to an old-fashioned PC. :o

L'Eroica...
10-04-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,335
Posted By CliffordK

Anybody local enough to have some updates on the...

Anybody local enough to have some updates on the riders?

We've been focusing on the driver so much. But, we know very little about the victims.
10-03-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By ascherer

Nice spin with noglider today. We haven’t ridden...

Nice spin with noglider today. We haven’t ridden together since COVID broke out, maybe 2 years. Glad we made it happen! First time over the new dedicated bike lane on the Brooklyn Bridge.

...
10-03-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was busy this week doing "other things", so had...

I was busy this week doing "other things", so had been off the bike for a week before yesterday's ride out the the Big Red Barn at the northern terminus of the Centennial Trail. Jacob and I met up in...
10-02-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14,457
Views: 3,302,298
Posted By rjhammett

I picked up this Falcon San Remo three weeks ago...

I picked up this Falcon San Remo three weeks ago and did a complete rebuild. It was a bit of a mix of parts. I swapped out all components except the brake calipers and tires (like new) with parts I...
10-02-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,335
Posted By flangehead

There are real people involved in this. Real...

There are real people involved in this. Real people with families and friends were injured. The LEO and EMT who responded are real people. The city and county officials involved are real people.
...
Replies: 52
Views: 3,426
Posted By obrentharris

Giving things away, if you can find the right...

Giving things away, if you can find the right person, is quite gratifying if you don't really need the money.

An old friend gave my son-in-law his first road bike, a Schwinn Prologue: That was...
10-01-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,410
Posted By The Trashman

Most of the Peugeot's I see for sale certainly...

Most of the Peugeot's I see for sale certainly look like they belong on the curb :)
It's not in reference to the profession, more my tastes and my inability to come up with a nongeneric name on a...
Replies: 52
Views: 3,426
Posted By iab

I have given this some thought lately. I have...

I have given this some thought lately. I have the same mind as you, I do not need to get a nickel back on what I have spent. I have gotten back far more than my money's worth. I would add a caveat...
10-01-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 586
Posted By zjrog

Cardiologist discharged me!

Cardiologist discharged me today. After she scared the devil out of me 3 years ago... And, cleared me for whatever heart rate in exercise I can tolerate... I'm 58, and 140 pounds lighter than 3 years...
10-01-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,581
Views: 897,737
Posted By tjfastback66

1981 Univega Specialissima that needs some work -...

1981 Univega Specialissima that needs some work - fresh off of Craig's for $45.00...
...
10-01-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By esasjl

Stocks Reservoir and Bowland Knotts today. ...

Stocks Reservoir and Bowland Knotts today.

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09-29-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By DiabloScott

I'm volunteer staff. I should be hauling...

I'm volunteer staff. I should be hauling backpacks to the top, and driving escort back down.
Look for me in my DiabloScott T shirt... or they might make me wear a volunteer T shirt, not sure.
I'll...
09-28-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By caloso

It's an amazing event. It took me 5 tries, but I...

It's an amazing event. It took me 5 tries, but I finally got a 1-hour t-shirt a few years ago. One of my most prized cycling mementos.
09-28-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 562
Posted By bikingshearer

No, I won't be going but you consider doing it.. ...

No, I won't be going but you consider doing it..

If you can climb Tunitas, you should be able to climb Diablo with the possible exception of The Wall (the last 200 yds or so of roughly 17* to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,631
Views: 404,178
Posted By KenCT

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick...

Part of my bike near water. Cape Neddick lighthouse on Nubble Island, Maine.
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09-27-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 28,719
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Folks, It appears the Box O' Crap has...

Well Folks,
It appears the Box O' Crap has finally stalled in series eight. We have had no volunteers for a few weeks and Our fearless Crapmaster has not been sighted for a while. I am thinking...
09-27-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 518,509
Posted By ultrarider7

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09-23-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 521
Posted By Bill Kapaun

From Sheldon- ...

From Sheldon-
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bbsize.html

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09-23-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By T-Mar

35 x P1 is the threading standard (35mm pitch...

35 x P1 is the threading standard (35mm pitch diameter and 1.0mm thread pitch)

SR-SC-L indicates the manufacturer, cup grade and threading direction. Of course SR is Sakae Ringyo. SC is the cup...
09-22-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 750,071
Posted By Wildwood

They generally prefer to be ridden - or at least...

They generally prefer to be ridden - or at least out in the daylight. This would not include the zero bikes, like the Wheeler.
...
09-22-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By Korina

Coal threat to the GRT and all of us!

Just in case you haven't heard, coal interests want to take the rail line that's in the process of becoming the Great Redwood Trail. The idea is patently ludicrous, as the Eel River Canyon makes it...
09-22-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By squirtdad

this kinda post is what I love about C&V....

this kinda post is what I love about C&V....
09-21-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By Prowler

Thank you. The rack is one I fabricated a few...

Thank you. The rack is one I fabricated a few years ago. Bit of cherry, bit of Sitka spruce a bit of birch dowel. Couple of plastic fittings from a scrap patio umbrella. An old shoe lace. VERY...
09-21-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By Prowler

Today was the one I've been training for and it...

Today was the one I've been training for and it all came together. "Ride your age" day. As my birthday is in late December, I usually pick a day in the fall when conditions are good and I'm in the...
09-21-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By T-Mar

Actually, I believe it is the other way around....

Actually, I believe it is the other way around. The dropout manufacturer took existing tooling for a horizontal dropout and modified it with the addition of a web, to create a dropout with a fixed...
09-21-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By ExPatTyke

Got out for a few miles on Sunday on the AO8. A...

Got out for a few miles on Sunday on the AO8. A bit of mixed fortunes, I went out across the Moors and over the nature reserves near Glastonbury, stopped for a drink at a new pop up cafe (basically a...
09-20-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By SquireBlack

Fauxroica

Saturday and Sunday, I joined the intrepid Tourica (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1238194-touroica-2021-a-2.html) surviving few for fragments of the cancelled Eroica ride. Saturday we...
09-20-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By zukahn1

A short ride today on my Jeunet 620 which is now...

A short ride today on my Jeunet 620 which is now 50 years young to the Lrbrary for some vounter work. Haven't used the Jeunet in a year or so some recent Jeunet post her on the forums got me ...
09-20-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17,960
Views: 2,028,660
Posted By nlerner

My town's Bicycle Advisory Committee...

My town's Bicycle Advisory Committee (https://www.brooklinema.gov/143/Bicycle-Advisory-Committee) (which I'm a member of) conducts an annual census of bike traffic during the morning commute. It's...
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