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04-17-21, 11:29 PM
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Posted By northbend

Man, it's good to see you out on the bike again ...

Man, it's good to see you out on the bike again scozim.
Happy Birthday nlerner!

I've been riding nearly every day but haven't been taking pictures because, well, most of the time it's just the...
04-17-21, 01:46 PM
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Posted By nlerner

Today is my 61st birthday, which means I was...

Today is my 61st birthday, which means I was compelled to do a 61-mile ride. Weather at the start was light rain and about 40 degrees. Stayed like that for the first 30 miles, but thatís better than...
04-14-21, 06:00 PM
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Views: 705
Posted By Roger M

Thanks for the tip, Dylan bob. It worked great! A...

Thanks for the tip, Dylan bob. It worked great! A hairdryer and a fingernail, along with some goof-off afterwards. Much appreciated. ...
04-14-21, 02:24 PM
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Posted By jimmuller

I took today off work and we took the tandem out...

I took today off work and we took the tandem out to the BFRT (pronounced "brft" I suppose, a.k.a. Bruce Freeman Rail Trail). Started at Heart Pond, went up to Chelmsford, back south to the end just...
04-12-21, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Long ride today through Northwestern Albemarle...

Long ride today through Northwestern Albemarle County with a brief dip into Greene County. I rode up Simmons Gap road which can get you onto Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park, but turned there...
04-09-21, 09:03 PM
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Posted By malcala622

Local purchase. My niece outgrew her...

Local purchase.

My niece outgrew her tricycle and trailer. I went out and found her a tag along bike.
...
04-07-21, 08:05 PM
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Posted By surveyor6

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears...

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears Spyder parts.
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04-04-21, 06:17 AM
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Posted By bikemig

1972-73 Motobecane Grand Record

I've been tweaking my 1972-3 Motobecane Grand Record. A longer stem and wider bars made a big, big difference. I have no idea how folks rode those short stems and narrow bars BITD. I like the gearing...
04-03-21, 08:50 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

After a really long search with no luck, I got a...

After a really long search with no luck, I got a pm from obrentharris letting me know he saw these. I really lucked out and picked them up, NOS never glued and super supple!
Best, Ben...
04-03-21, 08:44 PM
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Posted By gugie

Andy_K met me in Troutdale for an assault on...

Andy_K met me in Troutdale for an assault on Larch Mountain. Riding down the Gorge several times I've bypassed the turnoff for this classic, local climb. Lately I've been taking the one less...
04-01-21, 10:32 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

Nice score scozim , looks in good condition, very...

Nice score scozim , looks in good condition, very shiny:).

Over the last two days I've received a load of cool C&V parts for summer upgrades to my existing bikes.
-a full chrome Columbus Max fork...
04-01-21, 06:52 AM
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Posted By Wildwood

Over 60* (barely) for the 2nd day this year - and...

Over 60* (barely) for the 2nd day this year - and sunny - meant a long ramble was in order. Got 50 mi and was totally flagged at the end. 1978 Batavus Competition, Ishi022, Ergo9 triple.
From home,...
03-31-21, 07:08 PM
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Posted By droppedandlost

As I struggle to regain some small level of...

As I struggle to regain some small level of fitness, I have to remind myself how fortunate I am to have scenery like this on a 25 mile loop from my front door.
...
03-31-21, 12:39 PM
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Posted By AJI125

Sneaking out at Lunch

WFH has its perks. Blessed to live 10-15 minutes ride from Chatfield State Park, a bike haven. Got fenders and a 46/30 on the Trek now - better fit for my riding.
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03-30-21, 07:55 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

Since I keep going to the same ole places, maybe...

Since I keep going to the same ole places, maybe I should start a thread, "what did you ride today?" Today, it was the '72 Torpado.

https://i.imgur.com/H0pgseH.jpg
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03-28-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,257
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Posted By xiaoman1

scozim, What, you don't like patina? and as...

scozim,
What, you don't like patina? and as long as the hinges aren't bent it's good to go. :D
Best, Ben
03-24-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3,883
Views: 354,151
Posted By Wildwood

ISO - Look, steel lugged frameset, 59 or 60cm...

ISO - Look, steel lugged frameset, 59 or 60cm (ctc). Prefer a brazed on FD tab. Cosmetically challenged is acceptable.

Something affordable...........
03-23-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,812
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Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50 Restoration

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03-22-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 851
Posted By dedhed

I think you need to throw all that old junk in...

I think you need to throw all that old junk in the "Box O' Crap" and let someone else deal with it. :)
03-20-21, 06:10 PM
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Posted By woodcraft

The tires were pretty old- I bought the wheels...

The tires were pretty old- I bought the wheels used I think 4 years ago with the tires on, & have used them occasionally. Prepping them to re-glue.

Don't know what sealant but I've seen the same...
03-14-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,705
Posted By cudak888

Indeed! Makes me wish my '78 Raleigh Pro still...

Indeed! Makes me wish my '78 Raleigh Pro still had a first-gen on it.

Excuse me while I spraybomb an NR. :P :lol:

-Kurt
03-13-21, 12:01 AM
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Views: 459
Posted By gugie

Dunno, I like the kid's softball pictures better!

Dunno, I like the kid's softball pictures better!
03-11-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,277
Posted By mountaindave

At some point, we need to see you on the bike....

At some point, we need to see you on the bike. :thumb:
03-11-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,761
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

You do not transition. You just add to your stable

You do not transition. You just add to your stable
03-08-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,705
Posted By Dawes-man

Hi Unworthy1, Hello nlerner, Thanks for the...

Hi Unworthy1, Hello nlerner,

Thanks for the mention. It's nice to be remembered. I hope you guys are doing well.

Hi scozim,

You are a man of discernment...

That Rotrax is absolutely...
03-08-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,705
Posted By bikemike73

Thank you for sharing this awesome find !!! ...

Thank you for sharing this awesome find !!!

I do not know how much $$$$$ you spent, but I would have been VERY tempted to buy ALL of them..

It would be great to see all of these on the road...
03-01-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,736
Posted By nlerner

I go with aero levers so that I won’t get shamed...

I go with aero levers so that I won’t get shamed on BF for either not routing on the correct side of the bars or leaving the cables too long or both.
02-27-21, 11:45 PM
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Posted By northbend

Just a short, 1 hour ride this afternoon up to...

Just a short, 1 hour ride this afternoon up to Rattlesnake Lake via the trail.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50988010112_99c84b18d9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kFCT1C)Afternoon spin 1...
02-24-21, 11:52 PM
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Posted By northbend

^ Man, what a beautiful Herse, DGrandPrix! It...

^ Man, what a beautiful Herse, DGrandPrix! It felt like spring here in the PNW too...

I rode down to Fall City to meet up with some friends for a ride out to Duvall for Lunch today.
Steve was...
02-24-21, 12:57 AM
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Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

Feels like spring in Bay Area of Callfornia, with...

Feels like spring in Bay Area of Callfornia, with green grass, buds and blossoms on trees, birds nesting, and temps in 60s and 70s. ...
02-23-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,392
Posted By Wildwood

is hiking a substitute for jogging? My...

is hiking a substitute for jogging?

My boots are heavier than running shoes.
My hiking gear weighs more than a tshirt, nylon shorts, jock strap, sneakers.
I can hike longer.
The scenery is...
02-22-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By freeranger

Even though you may be on the main road, assume...

Even though you may be on the main road, assume that every car on a side road with a stop sign is NOT going to stop. You'll probably be right over 50& of the time.
02-22-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,392
Posted By Bald Paul

If you see me running, be kind and distract the...

If you see me running, be kind and distract the grizzly bear chasing me.
02-20-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By y0x8

There is such a thing ...

There is such a thing
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02-14-21, 07:37 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Some cold snowy riding the past couple of days...

Some cold snowy riding the past couple of days yesterday got up to Alama on the bike trail just a couple of pics of the bike barn in Alama.
...
02-12-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17,060
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Posted By ExPatTyke

The sun put in an appearance yesterday, so I got...

The sun put in an appearance yesterday, so I got a ride on the Paris-Sport taking a scenic way round to meet my wife when she finished work, and to get some off the beaten track Veloviewer squares on...
02-09-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,545
Posted By GlennR

Same, was a 1600, now a 2180. ...

Same, was a 1600, now a 2180.
https://glenn-ring.com/pemp/2180.jpg
02-08-21, 07:57 PM
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Views: 4,545
Posted By GlennR

I already restored it once and can do it again...

I already restored it once and can do it again when needed.
http://www.glenn-ring.com/pics/X1.JPG

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/Beetle-2019.jpg
02-04-21, 01:33 PM
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Posted By bikemig

New bikes are cool and technology has marched on...

New bikes are cool and technology has marched on by and large for the better. That said, I like to fix up old bikes and ride them. My last two bikes are a 1979 Trek 510 (low temp silver brazed,...
02-04-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,545
Posted By bikemig

I've got nothing to say cuz I've never paid $2k...

I've got nothing to say cuz I've never paid $2k for a bike, :)
02-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,545
Posted By davester

Mine hang from the garage rafters above the hood...

Mine hang from the garage rafters above the hood of my wife's convertible. That way we both get to have our toys in the garage.

Oh, and $2,000 for a bike? You've got to be kidding. I'm guessing...
02-04-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,757
Posted By Phil_gretz

I don't see the need for triples, and ride...

I don't see the need for triples, and ride whatever gearing the bike has. I learned to spin back in high school in the 1970s, and have been a spinner ever since. When I began mountain biking in the...
02-03-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,820,839
Posted By smontanaro

I just put studded winter tires on my Super Sport...

I just put studded winter tires on my Super Sport and took it out for a short shakedown ride today. Here's a quick shot at Lighthouse Beach in Evanston. Kind of hard to get the bike well lit....
01-30-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 75,514
Posted By con50582

More Gitane

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85 Professional. Still need a Columbus tubes Team...
01-30-21, 06:27 PM
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Views: 1,820,839
Posted By zukahn1

Fairly nice riding weather and almost clear bike...

Fairly nice riding weather and almost clear bike path so a very nice ride to Alma and back just one pic.
...
01-29-21, 09:29 PM
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Views: 1,820,839
Posted By Wildwood

Glad to post this thread

Enjoyed a couple of the local micro-valleys in winter motif. The long horned bulls are gone but the feel remains soggy and quiet (except at commute hours).
...
01-24-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 684,064
Posted By Wileyone

I like riding this Dekerf. ...

I like riding this Dekerf.

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01-24-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 684,064
Posted By IdahoSpud

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-23-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17,060
Views: 1,820,839
Posted By Sir_Name

Frozen water bottle ride. ...

Frozen water bottle ride.

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01-22-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 684,064
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course....

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course. Total restore with upgrades. Classy old bike.

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