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02-24-21, 08:13 PM
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Posted By ascherer

That's a very worthy save.

That's a very worthy save.
02-23-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 86,063
Posted By ascherer

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Great...

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Great transaction with hazetguy
02-21-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By ascherer

Double lucky, fits my 63cm frame!

Double lucky, fits my 63cm frame!
02-20-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By ascherer

Here's the long cage version. ...

Here's the long cage version.

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02-20-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By ascherer

Yup. The only limit I've reached is when I've...

Yup. The only limit I've reached is when I've absent-mindedly cross-chained when in the large chainwheel. Even then, I think the reason it won't go is chain length.
02-20-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By ascherer

I think the Microshift is a fine derailleur.This...

I think the Microshift is a fine derailleur.This R10 has been running happily on my Mk. I using 48/34 chainwheels, an 11-32 cassette and the Microshift brifters. I also have a long cage version and...
02-19-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By ascherer

Thanks to hazetguy this NOS Impero is snugly...

Thanks to hazetguy this NOS Impero is snugly nestled into my chrome Mk. I :love:

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02-17-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By ascherer

3 Dynamos arrived today, as did a shipment of B&M...

3 Dynamos arrived today, as did a shipment of B&M lights from EU. Woohoo!!
02-17-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By ascherer

2 shipments...now for measurements and ordering...

2 shipments...now for measurements and ordering spokes. Then I'll see you in the "What are you wrenching on?" thread!...
02-15-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By ascherer

Thanks! It’s going on this. I lost the stripped...

Thanks! It’s going on this. I lost the stripped Zefal HP I was using shortly after I took this picture.
...
02-15-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By ascherer

PM Sent

PM Sent
02-13-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By ascherer

Very helpful, thanks Tourist in MSN. The...

Very helpful, thanks Tourist in MSN. The insistence I cited was in the spring/summer, a set of lights from xxcycle. Transit was slow and then it apparently sat in customs for some time, the tracking...
02-12-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By ascherer

How long did shipping take? Last time I had...

How long did shipping take? Last time I had something delivered from France to the USA it took a loooooog time and the box was mangled. Goods were ok, thankfully.
02-11-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By ascherer

Seeking the light(s)

I'm going to be building 3 dynamo wheels soon and I'm looking to round up some lights. We'll need fairly bright, 60+ lux, with a preference toward Busch & Muller or Schmidt. If anyone has anything...
02-11-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By ascherer

Tracking says they're arriving Tuesday. I have...

Tracking says they're arriving Tuesday. I have one (Sanyo branded) on my city bike. It came with a wheelset I bought for dynamo front wheel, rim is a (discontinued) Velo Orange PBP. I recently laced...
02-07-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 162
Posted By ascherer

Acorn Bags restocking tomorrow 2/8

As always, no association with the good folks at Acorn, just a fan of their hard-to-get bags. Good luck!

-------------------------------Hi everyone,

All our BLACK X-PAC BAGS will be...
02-07-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16,761
Views: 1,779,638
Posted By ascherer

First non-utility ride since November. The paths...

First non-utility ride since November. The paths were too icy and slushy to get down to the Hudson River Greenway so I joined the Freds for a quick run along Riverside Drive. Today we're getting...
02-06-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By ascherer

Same - I have a Sanyo version on my commuter and...

Same - I have a Sanyo version on my commuter and I may grab one or two. I'll probably be glad I did.
02-01-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ascherer

Ah, but as you can see I ride a large frame :D

Ah, but as you can see I ride a large frame :D
02-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ascherer

...scared!

...scared!
01-31-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 151,816
Posted By ascherer

Here's my 1970 chrome Pro to complement...

Here's my 1970 chrome Pro to complement fishboy316's beauty.

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01-31-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ascherer

See the one in the back? It’s name is Wipperman....

See the one in the back? It’s name is Wipperman. ;)
01-31-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 827
Posted By ascherer

Rags are processed, unnatural and have a huge...

Rags are processed, unnatural and have a huge carbon footprint. I go to the source and use humanely raised pastured grass-fed gluten-free full-body sheep for my polishing needs!...
01-31-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4,109
Views: 374,820
Posted By ascherer

Lacing a Velo Orange PBP rim to the Sturmey XR-F8...

Lacing a Velo Orange PBP rim to the Sturmey XR-F8 on my commuter.
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01-29-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By ascherer

PM sent on Technomics

PM sent on Technomics
01-28-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By ascherer

Buh-bye. Was it something we said? We'll keep a...

Buh-bye. Was it something we said? We'll keep a light on for ya if you change your mind.
01-28-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,525
Posted By ascherer

Since my last post above my setup migrated to a...

Since my last post above my setup migrated to a new old frame as seen in other threads, a chrome 1970 Raleigh Pro Mk. I. It's even better than the International was in this mode....
01-28-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By ascherer

I think you're on to something: church key mount...

I think you're on to something: church key mount point! :beer:
01-27-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By ascherer

Who wants to opine on the drilled front lever?

Who wants to opine on the drilled front lever?
01-25-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

Designed for folks that couldn't manage pedaling...

Designed for folks that couldn't manage pedaling and shifting at the same time. I spotted one in action this weekend in Manhattan, they're distinctive in a similar manner to the 'spinner' wheels that...
01-25-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By ascherer

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Going to perform a rim swap on my townie’s rear...
01-25-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

FF Could be Front Freewheel (shudder) but here...

FF
Could be Front Freewheel (shudder) but here mostly refers to Frame and Fork, ans in for sale with no headset or other parts.
01-24-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,064
Posted By ascherer

The International is iconic. Mine is a 71,...

The International is iconic. Mine is a 71, pictured here during it's Classical period. ...
01-24-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

Sometimes it’s just a bike. Sometimes it’s much...

Sometimes it’s just a bike. Sometimes it’s much more.
01-24-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

I haven’t noticed “frankenbike” and it’s synonym,...

I haven’t noticed “frankenbike” and it’s synonym, “parts bin build”, an assemblage of workable but mismatched components using what was readily available.

The pretentious version would be “curated...
01-23-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By ascherer

Looking showroom fresh. Nice work, hope she...

Looking showroom fresh. Nice work, hope she enjoys it!
01-23-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

n+1 Universal formula to determine the maximum...

n+1
Universal formula to determine the maximum quanitity of bicycles one needs; where n =[# of bicycles currently owned]
01-16-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 53,561
Posted By ascherer

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Pendleton 1910 12-year old Rye, Punt y Mes, Black Walnut bitters....
01-16-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 86,063
Posted By ascherer

eom is a gentleman and a scholar. And funny....

eom is a gentleman and a scholar. And funny. Thanks, man!
01-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By ascherer

Nice! SC's deliver great ride quality.

Nice! SC's deliver great ride quality.
01-09-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,320
Posted By ascherer

Black canvas being restocked this Monday: ...

Black canvas being restocked this Monday:

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01-09-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By ascherer

PSA: Acorn Bags restocking Monday

As ever, I have no connection to the good people at Acorn. Great bags, good luck! from the company:

............Hi everyone,

All our BLACK WAXED CANVAS BAGS will be restocked—in limited...
01-08-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ascherer

I thought so but it’s even more clever. The...

I thought so but it’s even more clever. The brass cap unscrews to reveal an Allen bolt behind it to tighten the wedge.
01-08-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ascherer

New "cufflinks"

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My wife gave me these for my birthday: monogrammed brass bar end plugs. I call...
01-02-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,332
Posted By ascherer

That frame is stunning. My 87 Professional...

That frame is stunning. My 87 Professional remains my favorite bike all these years later. If I were to get another Mercian it would probably be a Vincitore in touring geometry.
01-01-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By ascherer

I do a weekly grocery run to the local Trader...

I do a weekly grocery run to the local Trader Joe’s. Early in the lockdown I pedaled over, locked my bike and got on line to wait to enter. The line was about a half-hour long. Just as I started to...
01-01-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By ascherer

I used the term here just to divide the world of...

I used the term here just to divide the world of bars into drop and non-drop. Your definition is more precise, a flat bar would have little to no angles of any sort. Once you start diving into bar...
12-29-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,257
Posted By ascherer

But, does it plane? :lol:

But, does it plane? :lol:
12-28-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By ascherer

The original motivation was to replace a Raleigh...

The original motivation was to replace a Raleigh 3-speed that I commuted on in Manhattan. It gets locked up so it's wrapped to protect the frame from getting scratched up. Of course, I commuted to my...
12-28-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 671,092
Posted By ascherer

This year I put a lot of miles on my Raleigh Pro...

This year I put a lot of miles on my Raleigh Pro Mk I. It's set up to be comfortable and capable on all kinds of roads ranging from the streets of NYC to gravel roads and dirt paths. And this year it...
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