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12-08-21, 05:29 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

A little colder today but still warmer than...

A little colder today but still warmer than normal with almost no snow just traces in places where there is normally a couple feet or more. Took the Raliegh MT-200 for a short ride on the quary...
12-08-21, 10:19 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

Finally! A bike with some real balls. It's a good...

Finally! A bike with some real balls. It's a good idea and was built up very well.
12-08-21, 10:13 AM
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Posted By jonwvara

Successful but perhaps pointless project

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12-08-21, 01:08 AM
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Posted By billytwosheds

A tall drink of water 65cm Ron Cooper

So the story goes that a gentleman was selling this bike on behalf of his girlfriend, whose previous husband had ridden the bike in a couple Ironmans in the 80's. A tall guy. He passed away about...
12-07-21, 05:56 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

After last night's rain the clouds were rapidly...

After last night's rain the clouds were rapidly scooting south and away as I began my ride on one of my favorite local loops.
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12-07-21, 05:13 PM
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Views: 542
Posted By MauriceMoss

Multiple British builders used that style of...

Multiple British builders used that style of "shot-in"/fastback stay treatment by this point, so a bit more info (like a serial number) might help narrow things down. Also, some of these builders...
12-07-21, 04:24 PM
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Posted By geoffr

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12-06-21, 07:55 PM
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Posted By El Chaba

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Sure, they are junk. This one has the most...
12-06-21, 05:03 PM
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Posted By nlerner

I'm expecting the parallel thread of someone...

I'm expecting the parallel thread of someone boasting "You'll never guess how much I sold a set of Harden wing nuts for!"
12-06-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By shoota

Ok so I used a kitchen pot scrubber, the kind...

Ok so I used a kitchen pot scrubber, the kind with the softish green brillo pad on one side and foam on the other. Dipped it in vinegar and lightly worked on the rust spots, getting more agressive as...
12-06-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Unca_Sam

Maybe as a soak. It's a little coarse for...

Maybe as a soak. It's a little coarse for polished surfaces.
12-05-21, 07:00 PM
12-05-21, 01:45 PM
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Posted By nlerner

Out and back to Boston’s western suburbs on a...

Out and back to Boston’s western suburbs on a clear cool morning:
...
12-04-21, 04:41 PM
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12-04-21, 11:20 AM
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Posted By teejaywhy

Son... you're gonna drive me to drinkin' if you...

Son... you're gonna drive me to drinkin' if you don't stop drivin' that Hot Rod Lincoln!
12-04-21, 10:03 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

To breakfast on the trusty Trek 400. ...

To breakfast on the trusty Trek 400.


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NJ Transit's so-called Gamblers'...
12-04-21, 08:51 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Love his playing!!!

Love his playing!!!
12-04-21, 08:32 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

After trying pretty much everything except...

After trying pretty much everything except caustic soda I decided to start removing stock. I figure if I can't get it all out that less caustic soda would be needed eventually.

I carefully drilled...
12-04-21, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Dan Burkhart

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12-03-21, 11:47 PM
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Views: 281
Posted By gaucho777

Reflections on bike racing in the 1970s and 80s: A blog by Calvin Trampleasure

Calvin Trampleasure ? Reflections on bike racing in the 1970s and '80s. (http://calvin.trampleasure.net/)

A friend and colleague of mine, Calvin Trampleasure, created a website with his...
12-03-21, 09:03 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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12-03-21, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Catnap

digging up this zombie thread to promote a blog...

digging up this zombie thread to promote a blog post I just did today on the history of the short-lived collaboration between Eddy Merckx and Miyata. I pulled together all the info I could find and...
12-03-21, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Sir_Name

Lunch ride 🤙🏻 ...

Lunch ride 🤙🏻

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12-03-21, 07:49 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Still warm weather mid 50's and no sign of...

Still warm weather mid 50's and no sign of significant snow cover in around Fairplay which normally has a couple feet of snow in places this time of year, I actually miss want some snow. it has...
12-03-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,310
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Posted By fabiofarelli

Great! As a huge fan of the late Commander Cody...

Great! As a huge fan of the late Commander Cody and the guitar work of Bill Kirchen I really like to see the pictures above, thank you.
12-02-21, 05:27 AM
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Views: 649
Posted By Soody

lol i still want it

lol

i still want it
12-02-21, 04:55 AM
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Views: 44,762
Posted By delbiker1

This sounds very familiar to me. Last year, a...

This sounds very familiar to me. Last year, a leap year, I set a goal of 7320 miles to average 20 mpd for the whole year. I hit the 7320 on Nov. 30th and swore I would take it easy for the month of...
12-01-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 44,762
Posted By SwimmerMike

Jan. - 632 Feb - 594 Mar - 609 Apr - 613 ...

Jan. - 632
Feb - 594
Mar - 609
Apr - 613
May - 753
June - 660
July -633
Aug - 783
Sep - 742
Oct - 603
12-01-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 44,762
Posted By delbiker1

Month of November 603 miles, leaves me 80 miles...

Month of November 603 miles, leaves me 80 miles short of 5000 for 2021. This will make 5 years in a row with at least that many, 41,000 in the last 8 years.
12-01-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By kunsunoke

Calling dibs on this. You'll want to check your...

Calling dibs on this. You'll want to check your PMs.
11-30-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,307
Posted By jorgestelluto

The more expensive, the more authoritative it...

The more expensive, the more authoritative it sounds,
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11-29-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18,217
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Posted By gaucho777

I rode to work! Might not sound like much but it...

I rode to work! Might not sound like much but it was my first commute since late May, just before school let out for the summer. I injured my shoulder in August, and just recently was able to start...
11-29-21, 01:22 PM
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Posted By gugie

Last good weather day in the PNW?

With weekend temps in the low 60's, Andy_K and I took advantage and put in around 30 miles that included a nice climb and some gravel. We'd been riding in the general area for a few years but never...
11-28-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18,217
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today in the mid 50's still no sign...

Nice weather today in the mid 50's still no sign of Snow took a ride up to Alama on the bike trail about 20 miles round trip on the Schwinn Mesa GSX.
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11-28-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By nlerner

Thanks for all those recs. I went ahead and...

Thanks for all those recs. I went ahead and bought the Shimano tool. Because I can't have enough bike tools.

Also, because I can't wait, I went ahead and made a homebrewed version with a scrap...
11-28-21, 03:20 PM
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Posted By johnnyace

Pretty nice day for a ride. You gotta get 'em in...

Pretty nice day for a ride. You gotta get 'em in when you can at this time of year. Took a few nice shots out at the Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge (https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ankeny/).
...
11-28-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By Force

Sold!

Sold!
11-27-21, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Kilroy1988

thinktubes Oh, in fact I read the post by...

thinktubes Oh, in fact I read the post by SquireBlack earlier and totally forgot he said that. Good term, jolly good... Cheers!

-Gregory
11-27-21, 01:17 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy...

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy here in the UK, as winter progresses its time to get out the waterproof jackets and warm headwear...
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Views: 447
Posted By Chuck M

Yes. The Western Flyer. My parents were loyal...

Yes. The Western Flyer. My parents were loyal to a salesman at OTASCO named Cotton and dad didn't particularly care for the man that owned the Western Auto in my town so the couple of times I got a...
11-27-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18,217
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Posted By LucasHartong

Very wise wife.

Very wise wife.
11-27-21, 06:35 AM
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Posted By sjanzeir

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11-27-21, 06:07 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

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No black Friday shopping for me, but I did get in a ride on my Peugeot.
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11-26-21, 06:31 PM
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Posted By jimmuller

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on...

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on Thanksgiving Day.
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All the leaves are brown [all the leaves are brown] and the sky is gray [and the sky...
11-26-21, 12:37 AM
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Posted By bironi

Thanks Tubes, this time of year I might be...

Thanks Tubes, this time of year I might be sipping Mrs. Tubes Stout.
Nice pics!
11-25-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By Bianchigirll

Everyone is busy with Thanksgiving madness. Iím...

Everyone is busy with Thanksgiving madness. Iím have a terrible time getting my Turkey in the oven. I order a farm fresh heritage bird and it looks a bit too fresh! Sounds fun is there Hearse...
11-24-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18,217
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Posted By gugie

Andy_K and I just call that "part of the ride". ...

Andy_K and I just call that "part of the ride".

The essential part.
11-24-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By iab

Children are barnacles until age 5/6 when they...

Children are barnacles until age 5/6 when they start separating from you. imo, age 8-10 is the sweet spot, they aren't barnacles, but they come, hug you and say I love you. But they keep separating...
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Views: 2,829
Posted By DaveL1

I have the men's. Just did restoration on it...

I have the men's. Just did restoration on it this past winter. Will post photos when I am able.
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