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08-17-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,136
Posted By mkeller234

Beautiful frame!! Font looks like cooper black...

Beautiful frame!! Font looks like cooper black to me.

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06-27-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,527
Posted By mkeller234

Thanks! We found it at a habitat for humanity...

Thanks! We found it at a habitat for humanity restore. I love that place!
06-27-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,527
Posted By mkeller234

I apologize that this isnít bike related, but I...

I apologize that this isnít bike related, but I thought there would be some appreciation for vintage furniture here. I am super excited to have found this Heywood Wakefield butterfly table today, for...
05-26-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,520
Posted By mkeller234

100% agreed. They are very different. I have a...

100% agreed. They are very different. I have a set of noodles, I personally like them.
05-25-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,642
Posted By mkeller234

Wow! I love what you have done. I think you are...

Wow! I love what you have done. I think you are right to ride now, even though itís not complete. That decailleur you made for the SR stem is fantastic.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,694
Posted By mkeller234

I think the basket and a backpack is probably...

I think the basket and a backpack is probably where I am headed. I donít want to put one on all my bikes, so I have to see which one I ride more often. Iíve been rotating bikes too often at this...
05-18-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,327
Posted By mkeller234

Love all the photos here. You folks are privy to...

Love all the photos here. You folks are privy to some really beautiful scenery!

ascherer That photo of the morgue trucks is sobering. I enjoyed the Paul Simon reference. I listened to a live...
05-16-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,327
Posted By mkeller234

Today we took out monster bike, version II: ...

Today we took out monster bike, version II:


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Forum: Commuting
05-15-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By mkeller234

I always thought it should be used sparingly,...

I always thought it should be used sparingly, like maybe once a year max. I donít really treat my Brooks often, just keep them dry and let your butt do the softening.
05-15-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,713
Posted By mkeller234

Thanks for the insight Tom. Wouldn't expect...

Thanks for the insight Tom. Wouldn't expect anything less from you, I always enjoy your posts.
05-15-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,327
Posted By mkeller234

Most of my riding this summer have been ho-hum...

Most of my riding this summer have been ho-hum commutes. Nothing worth stopping to take a picture, unless you like broken glass photos.

The other day I took my bike out at lunch and just slowly...
05-11-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

Thank you. I donít have the patience or...

Thank you. I donít have the patience or craftiness to get the perfect fender lines like other members. I get them on to the good enough level.
05-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot...

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot how much I hate installing fenders.

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05-08-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

Some red toe straps to go with the new MKS pedals...

Some red toe straps to go with the new MKS pedals and clips for the Melton.

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05-06-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,700
Views: 327,066
Posted By mkeller234

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho...

Not really wrenching, but I was given the ho ahead to bring some of my bikes upstairs permanently. The one hanging from the wall will be super convenient for storing my commuter.

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05-06-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,546
Views: 1,962,870
Posted By mkeller234

Wow :love:

Wow :love:
05-04-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

Got a nice deal on some MKS pedals and clips. I...

Got a nice deal on some MKS pedals and clips. I got both sets for what one of the pedals cost new. One pedal had a nice hunk of gum stuck to it. Got them all cleaned up and ready to install.
...
05-01-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,383
Posted By mkeller234

Resolution. I was set to send it back. Thinking...

Resolution. I was set to send it back. Thinking about removing the low-rider racks like others suggested, the extra long mounting posts started to bug me since they were more exposed. I'm definitely...
04-30-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,383
Posted By mkeller234

That is not a picture of my rack. That is a...

That is not a picture of my rack. That is a picture pulled from the web to show the differences. Pictures of my rack are in post #23...
04-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,383
Posted By mkeller234

Rack showed up, I quickly installed it on my...

Rack showed up, I quickly installed it on my Melton.

What day you all, yes or no on the Melton? Iím not sure I want the extra weight on this one.

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04-19-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 58,626
Views: 8,592,953
Posted By mkeller234

https://akroncanton.craigslist.org/bik/d/augusta-m...

https://akroncanton.craigslist.org/bik/d/augusta-masi-gran-criterium-frameset/7110704103.html

Seems like a real deal to me. $500 Masi Gran Crit, looks NOS

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04-09-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

Is that a greenhouse? Our new house has one,...

Is that a greenhouse? Our new house has one, which is kind of cool. We have a lot to learn about how to actually use it. Even better, itís c&v!

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04-09-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,539
Posted By mkeller234

I haven't travelled extensively outside of the...

I haven't travelled extensively outside of the continental US and Canada, so I would say I only know what I know. Last year I went to Cambridge UK for work and was shocked at the tiny bicycle shops...
03-18-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,327
Posted By mkeller234

Lol. Normally, she prides herself on pedaling to...

Lol. Normally, she prides herself on pedaling to the point where I tell her to slow down. This time was different. The bike felt heavy, and I really felt like I was majorly out of riding shape. ...
03-15-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,669
Posted By mkeller234

No. In my opinion, it is short sighted and...

No. In my opinion, it is short sighted and needlessly destructive to remove the braze-ons. I do think a Mercian deserves better treatment.

However, itís also your bicycle.
03-15-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16,244
Views: 1,691,327
Posted By mkeller234

First decent ride of the year. Went out with my...

First decent ride of the year. Went out with my daughter to explore the local trails.

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03-14-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7,546
Views: 1,962,870
Posted By mkeller234

Wow, that is one blingy mountain bike. I love...

Wow, that is one blingy mountain bike. I love the green headset on the red paint.
03-14-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,937
Posted By mkeller234

No! I specifically took the picture to show my...

No! I specifically took the picture to show my bike! I thought that was the joke... anyway, Iíve enjoyed the creative and colorful doors, especially the cool color block door.
03-14-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7,546
Views: 1,962,870
Posted By mkeller234

That does seem to be the case, I see a lot of...

That does seem to be the case, I see a lot of small frame mountain bikes around here too. Not sure why? Weight? Rigidity? Aggressive posture?

Needless to say, Iím happy to have found a Miyata...
03-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,628
Posted By mkeller234

Hmm, hope my gloating earlier wasnít the...

Hmm, hope my gloating earlier wasnít the inspiration for this thread...

Great catch by the OP! That is a rare and awesome haul.

Anyway, not going to pass on another opportunity to gloat. I...
03-11-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By mkeller234

So, here is the bike. I know mountain bikes...

So, here is the bike. I know mountain bikes donít get a lot of love here, but Iím pumped for this one.

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03-09-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 198,532
Posted By mkeller234

Thanks! Even better, itís Fujita ďsports tapeĒ....

Thanks! Even better, itís Fujita ďsports tapeĒ. Generously gifted by a fellow forum member.

I got some better outdoor photos today. I need to trim down the rear brake cable housing a touch.
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03-09-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By mkeller234

Anyway to take it into local bike shop? If you...

Anyway to take it into local bike shop? If you have a good relationship with the mechanic, they may let you use the tool for free.
03-08-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 198,532
Posted By mkeller234

Schreck83 Thanks for sending the red Fujita bar...

Schreck83 Thanks for sending the red Fujita bar tape! Looks even better than I would have guessed. I was able to test the reach today in our dry 60 degree weather. Very nice! Afterwards, I...
03-01-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By mkeller234

+1, keep the gum walls. I like the blue saddle...

+1, keep the gum walls. I like the blue saddle because I think it puts the attention on the cheery paint color. I like the idea of matching dark blue bar tape.
02-24-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3,700
Views: 327,066
Posted By mkeller234

More progress on the finest tonight. Eventually...

More progress on the finest tonight. Eventually I will replace the tires/tubes.

Iím going to test ride to make sure I like the new stem length. After that, Iíll wrap the bars and try to find...
02-24-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By mkeller234

I checked at my LBS today. They had a NOS 110mm...

I checked at my LBS today. They had a NOS 110mm SR royal stem. Perfect!

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02-22-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,700
Views: 327,066
Posted By mkeller234

Iím on the home stretch with my Fuji Finest. ...

Iím on the home stretch with my Fuji Finest. Should be ready by the time the weather turns.
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02-19-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 198,532
Posted By mkeller234

Some really nice Fuji bikes in this thread! ...

Some really nice Fuji bikes in this thread!

Here is my Mt. Fuji:...
02-19-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,156
Posted By mkeller234

I also bought my park tool pump because in my...

I also bought my park tool pump because in my mind, Park only made good things. Iíve used my pump exclusively for about 12 years and have never regretted it. Iíd say itís proven to be a good pump....
02-13-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By mkeller234

Right. I need to defend myself against any...

Right. I need to defend myself against any discord. Iíll approach the stem situation with the deadly seriousness that it deserves.
02-02-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,421
Posted By mkeller234

Good thread, there are a lot of good tourers that...

Good thread, there are a lot of good tourers that fell somewhere in the middle.

I have a lotus eclair. Itís a great bike, one of my favorites to ride.

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12-07-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,630
Views: 600,126
Posted By mkeller234

where did you find these? I searched google and...

where did you find these? I searched google and only found broken links and old pages.
11-30-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,700
Views: 327,066
Posted By mkeller234

Iíve been working on moving. That means saying...

Iíve been working on moving. That means saying goodbye to the cool retro floor in my former basement workspace. I got my new space together last night. I believe the new space will work better...
11-03-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 16,723
Posted By mkeller234

Oh my goodness! Subscribing to this one! Those...

Oh my goodness! Subscribing to this one! Those Timken bearings rock. I live in Canton, home of the Timken company. My Dad and my grandfather worked their entire careers at Timken, so I always...
10-23-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,864
Posted By mkeller234

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10-15-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,425
Posted By mkeller234

Yeah, it kind of does. Having affordable...

Yeah, it kind of does.

Having affordable city bikes makes them more like Toyota. Sure, there are high end Lexus models, but thatís isnít what is seen most often. Ferrari makes expensive cars only....
10-10-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By mkeller234

And finished, as of today: ...

And finished, as of today:
...
10-10-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By mkeller234

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09-24-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 3,700
Views: 327,066
Posted By mkeller234

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Worked on the Melton a bit more today. Iím mostly...
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