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07-11-21, 11:00 PM
03-28-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26,466
Views: 2,864,875
Posted By Dr.Lou

Nice 25 mile ride along the Cowlitz River. Sunny...

Nice 25 mile ride along the Cowlitz River. Sunny and 40 degrees. blob:https://www.bikeforums.net/725501f1-260e-4870-bda4-445625f97a9b
02-16-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,217
Posted By Dr.Lou

I generally donít ride my road bikes during the...

I generally donít ride my road bikes during the winter, but my other bikes see a lot of use.
Surly Bridge Club ...
02-15-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,024
Posted By Dr.Lou

Our kits are silly enough without the hair. That...

Our kits are silly enough without the hair. That said Iíd probably wear it if it had a better tan.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,912
Posted By Dr.Lou

Colnago MXL

I just sold my Colnago C50 and CT1, keeping my MXL. I have had it since Ď03 and havenít found a road bike that rides as nice. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 27,248
Views: 17,831,912
Posted By Dr.Lou

Colnago MXL ...

Colnago MXL

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01-27-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yeah, looks like something from Selle Italia.

Yeah, looks like something from Selle Italia.
01-27-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,682
Posted By Dr.Lou

Since the mid 90s, none of my bikes since have...

Since the mid 90s, none of my bikes since have come with pedals. If I didnít already have some, I usually negotiated a set. The Surly Bridge Club I bought a couple weeks ago didnít come with pedals,...
01-27-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4,638
Views: 359,137
Posted By Dr.Lou

8 miles along the river on a brisk 32 degree...

8 miles along the river on a brisk 32 degree morning. ...
01-20-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 53,257
Posted By Dr.Lou

Along a slough in Kelso, WA, with my Bridge Club...

Along a slough in Kelso, WA, with my Bridge Club

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01-19-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,853
Posted By Dr.Lou

I agree with you in regards to the Bridge Club,...

I agree with you in regards to the Bridge Club, itís definitely a bike with great utility. I went with 700c version. It comes with 41s, but will accept 47s. I love mine. ...
01-19-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26,466
Views: 2,864,875
Posted By Dr.Lou

Sunny and 40 so I took the Bridge Club out for an...

Sunny and 40 so I took the Bridge Club out for an easy 20 mile ride along the river....
01-19-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,454
Posted By Dr.Lou

i agree! I love my Bridge Club and Krampus. Both...

i agree! I love my Bridge Club and Krampus. Both do their jobs well. I also prefer simple and steel. The Bridge Club is a great bike at fair price. ...
Forum: Touring
01-19-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,424
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another vote for the Fly creek. I ve been using a...

Another vote for the Fly creek. I ve been using a FC UL2 for several years and itís been a great tent -.Uber light. However, for a few ounces more the two-man version is a better choice. The Copper...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,939
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am not a fan of AL, but like carbon, Ti and...

I am not a fan of AL, but like carbon, Ti and quality steel. My only Ti bike is a 2000 Colnago CT1 Titanio(6/4 Russian Ti), which has carbon forks and rear triangle. Unique bike that rides great....
01-18-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,389
Posted By Dr.Lou

ďSomeone step on a duck?Ē

ďSomeone step on a duck?Ē
08-30-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,059
Posted By Dr.Lou

Colnago bits ...

Colnago bits
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08-23-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,059
Posted By Dr.Lou

My 85 Nashiki Olympic 12. Bought her new in...

My 85 Nashiki Olympic 12. Bought her new in September, 1985. The old girl still looks pretty good. ...
07-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dr.Lou

Thank you! Equipment, especially that...

Thank you!

Equipment, especially that large, is there for a reason. Itís too expensive to move it there just to piss off a few silly, self-absorbed cyclists. This didnít happen in a vacuum, it...
07-17-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,832
Posted By Dr.Lou

I also did EBC in October of Ď17. I was an in...

I also did EBC in October of Ď17. I was an in shape 83 kgs. Great 3 weeks! Granted it was much easier going back to Lukla.
07-16-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,687
Posted By Dr.Lou

No, thereís nylon strapping with a knot thatís...

No, thereís nylon strapping with a knot thatís attached to the 1x10 and then closed in the tailgate. Very secure and easy to load and unload the bike. Before, I attached the bikes to the front of the...
07-16-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,419
Posted By Dr.Lou

For me it would be a disaster waiting to happen,...

For me it would be a disaster waiting to happen, especially if clipped in. The whole center of gravity, forward momentum, balance thing would be problematic for me.
07-16-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,687
Posted By Dr.Lou

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I use fork mounts on a 1x10, which is secured to...
07-16-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,202
Posted By Dr.Lou

Itís just part of the riding adventure. We all...

Itís just part of the riding adventure. We all know most drivers feel the same about cyclists in the traffic lane. We all must get a long.
04-29-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By Dr.Lou

I use look pedals on my road bikes and platforms...

I use look pedals on my road bikes and platforms on my fatty and mountain bikes. I am currently experimenting with CB Mallet Es on my gravel bike.
04-28-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,684
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another fan of hairspray for that and similar...

Another fan of hairspray for that and similar tasks. It has never failed to work. Never had to look for alternatives.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-27-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Forum: Fatbikes
04-24-20, 02:26 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

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04-23-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,126
Posted By Dr.Lou

Perhaps not as ubiquitous as CF or AL, but of my...

Perhaps not as ubiquitous as CF or AL, but of my 8 bikes, 5 are steel, 2 CF and 1 Ti. Surly and Marin have many nice steel options. I love my Krampus, Pine Mountain and Four Corners Elite, Colnago...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-19-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

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04-03-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,125
Posted By Dr.Lou

Salsa mukluk with optional rack from salsa ...

Salsa mukluk with optional rack from salsa
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04-02-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,876
Posted By Dr.Lou

I appreciate the rigid ride of my steel Surly...

I appreciate the rigid ride of my steel Surly Krampus 29+. Itís relaxed geometry is great for the mixed terrain I ride. However, I often contemplate getting a suspension fork until I remember I have...
03-29-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,461
Posted By Dr.Lou

Water or diluted Gatorade for longer rides.

Water or diluted Gatorade for longer rides.
03-29-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,339
Posted By Dr.Lou

Aluminum?

Aluminum?
03-29-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,371
Posted By Dr.Lou

Oftentimes itís all folks can afford and they and...

Oftentimes itís all folks can afford and they and or their kids ride the piss put them. They have their place. Growing up I had two bikes, both my dad snagged from the police departmentís lost and...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-29-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

Pasig, Metro-ManIia ...

Pasig, Metro-ManIia
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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-20, 03:47 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

Just a short ride to Circlo Verde for coffee at...

Just a short ride to Circlo Verde for coffee at Celeste Cycles. ...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-17-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,499
Posted By Dr.Lou

Yes, itís the carbon version. Since that picture...

Yes, itís the carbon version. Since that picture was taken, Iíve added a rack and trunk bag along with a storage can that fits in a bottle cage. Easily accommodates the small items listed above.

...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-16-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 65,010
Posted By Dr.Lou

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 20,541
Views: 4,811,285
Posted By Dr.Lou

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I bought and installed an 11-46 cog set for my...
11-06-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,852
Posted By Dr.Lou

I work in the Philippines. Our company cafeteria...

I work in the Philippines. Our company cafeteria serves fresh buko juice (coconut water) with coconut meat floating in it. Have it everyday for lunch. Never thought about taking it on bike rides,...
10-20-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,885
Posted By Dr.Lou

I have them on my 3 year of my mountain/gravel...

I have them on my 3 year of my mountain/gravel bikes. Great pedal and color selection. I also like the similar CB Stomp.
10-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,009
Posted By Dr.Lou

^^^^^me too^^^^^ As an Eagle Scout and avid...

^^^^^me too^^^^^

As an Eagle Scout and avid childhood cyclist, I am presently asking myself why I didnít seek to earn the cycling merit badge, one of the 57 original merit badges. Hindsight...
10-13-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,684
Posted By Dr.Lou

Another happy, long-time hair spray user! I just...

Another happy, long-time hair spray user! I just used it for installing the little rubber covers on my MTB brake levers. I shared the trick with a young bike mechanic here in Manila. He was surprised...
10-09-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,383
Posted By Dr.Lou

Bishop to Gardnerville has spectacular scenery, ...

Bishop to Gardnerville has spectacular scenery, especially along the Walker River, however there’re a lot of big rigs and narrow sections. Bishop south is boring and windy. There are three big...
10-04-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By Dr.Lou

I prefer a little to no padding. The primary...

I prefer a little to no padding. The primary reason I wear gloves is to save skin if I go down.
10-04-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,964
Posted By Dr.Lou

My love with cycling started when I was a young...

My love with cycling started when I was a young boy on a warm summer evening, on Wallace St. in the late 60s. Been riding, collecting and tinkering ever since. As a young boy my bike was my...
10-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am glad you escaped unscathed. :)

I am glad you escaped unscathed. :)
10-04-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dr.Lou

Ahhh forgot about about the cheesy ...

Ahhh forgot about about the cheesy colnago/ferarri MTB.
I was always surprised colnago and ferarri would out their names on such crap.
Thanks
10-04-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By Dr.Lou

I am not an expert but I own/owned several...

I am not an expert but I own/owned several Colnagos, including a Ferrari Colnago that I purchased in 2008 at the Ferarri factory store in Maranello, Italy. It was all CF with full Campy record,...
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