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07-13-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,940
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for the heads up curbtender! Look,...

Thanks for the heads up curbtender!
Look, there's one in Novato on September 1! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sports-basements-cycle-fest-2019-novato-tickets-63023412724

Brent
07-10-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By obrentharris

Regale. Looks like the old Regal but flatter. ...

Regale. Looks like the old Regal but flatter.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-qfjggDB/0/e6605ac6/XL/IMG_0103-XL.jpg

Brent
07-08-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By obrentharris

The chainstay "Seals" sticker probably originally...

The chainstay "Seals" sticker probably originally read "Sedis."
Brent
07-03-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,204
Posted By obrentharris

Paul Components "Racers." Mounted directly to...

Paul Components "Racers." Mounted directly to posts brazed directly to the frame. I like them a lot.
Brent
07-02-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,204
Posted By obrentharris

That Peschi is beautiful! I'm envious. ...

That Peschi is beautiful! I'm envious.

Here's my blue bike, a bit of old, a bit of new:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-4XbHWxC/0/064cad67/XL/_DSC1859-XL.jpg
Brent
07-02-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,299
Posted By obrentharris

A living room? ...

A living room?

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-4WTZVVq/0/acd4bd6d/XL/xW2jYCBfCLsU7deYgDrZlsgvjy8QONzVwaPljC8UryY-2048x1536-XL.jpg

Brent
07-02-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

A mixed terrain ride today up Mt. Tamalpais....

A mixed terrain ride today up Mt. Tamalpais. About 30% dirt and 70% pavement. We still call them "gravel bikes" around here even though we have hardly any gravel: It's all dirt, exposed rocks, and...
06-30-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,299
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-29Nm...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-29Nmbp2/0/c2f1b5a5/XL/IMG_1335-XL.jpg

Brent
06-30-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce Gordon Memorial Ride

We celebrated the life and work of Bruce Gordon in Petaluma, California today with a couple different bike rides and an afternoon pot luck. Many of Bruce's bikes were there. Many of the California...
06-28-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,299
Posted By obrentharris

Bluebird Housing Development ...

Bluebird Housing Development

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-93wSXsq/0/6074bfc6/L/IMG_0493-L.jpg

Brent
06-23-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,299
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jbpr...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jbprZMZ/0/0b4ce1dd/XL/IMG_0182-XL.jpg

Brent
06-22-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,299
Posted By obrentharris

The Titanic ...

The Titanic

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-9m4Mrb3/0/18d6f2bd/XL/_DSC0227-XL.jpg

Brent
06-17-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By obrentharris

I think Fahrenheit531 may be on to something. The...

I think Fahrenheit531 may be on to something. The stuff on the top tube looks like the sap that the Douglas Firs dropped on my car at my last house. If it's sap rubbing alcohol, applied carefully,...
06-17-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

Finland and Hungary by bicycle! This thread is my...

Finland and Hungary by bicycle! This thread is my favorite travelogue.
Brent
06-16-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

Know Your Neighborhood Ride I finally got...

Know Your Neighborhood Ride

I finally got out on the bike a couple days ago after 4 weeks of packing, moving, cleaning up the old house to sell, and unpacking. My new home in Point Reyes Station,...
06-12-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,349
Posted By obrentharris

I commuted for 3 years in San Francisco and 1...

I commuted for 3 years in San Francisco and 1 year in Berkeley on a Schwinn Hollywood (https://bikehistory.org/bikes/hollywood/) with an absurdly long seatpost and coaster brakes.
You may be...
06-11-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for all the nice words guys. It really...

Thanks for all the nice words guys. It really does help!
Hoping to squeeze in a short ride in the next couple days.
Brent
06-09-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By obrentharris

Davidson? ...

Davidson?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1052137-park-your-davidson-here.html
Brent
06-09-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 664,942
Posted By obrentharris

First the Meteor, then this one. You have some...

First the Meteor, then this one. You have some great bikes that we don't often get to see on this side of the pond!
Looks like the precursor to today's light weight TIG welded steel frames.
Brent
06-09-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

Many thanks to all of you! I've been moving 35...

Many thanks to all of you!
I've been moving 35 years worth of accumulated stuff for the past couple of weeks and haven't had a chance to get on the bike, but I get an occasional spare moment to look...
06-09-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,369
Posted By obrentharris

Why do I love C&V? Let me count the ways.... ...

Why do I love C&V? Let me count the ways....
Brent
06-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By obrentharris

Another Side of Bruce My son is in the...

Another Side of Bruce

My son is in the middle of bringing life back to one of Bruce's creations:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-9cshPQG/0/4503c35a/XL/IMG_0138-XL.jpg
...
06-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce has said that he couldn't tell whether a...

Bruce has said that he couldn't tell whether a limited was made by him or not. Albert Eisentraut might be able to provide some information.
Brent
06-08-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 505
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce was known as a brilliant curmudgeon, but he...

Bruce was known as a brilliant curmudgeon, but he was my friend and a much deeper man than most knew. He leaves a large hole.
...
05-22-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 51,384
Views: 6,717,247
Posted By obrentharris

I can't make heads or tails of this item...

I can't make heads or tails of this item description:

Brent


"DescriptionMaterial: steelWeight: approx 2kgUses: Due to the damage of the threaded rod caused by the middle shaft set, the...
Forum: Touring
05-19-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,983
Posted By obrentharris

Before going out for a ride I shall attach my...

Before going out for a ride I shall attach my gazillion candlepower flashing front light, flashing back light, wheel reflectors, flexy-pole bike flag, air canister boat horn, and pool noodle. I then...
05-19-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,023
Posted By obrentharris

I think it had a 13-year rest! Brent

I think it had a 13-year rest!
Brent
05-19-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,220
Views: 394,269
Posted By obrentharris

Beautiful photos as usual! Brown's Valley...

Beautiful photos as usual!

Brown's Valley Road?

I think I took this photo several years ago at a different gate on the same road.
...
05-18-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By obrentharris

The wooden plug and thick fork crown walls also...

The wooden plug and thick fork crown walls also point to PX-10.
Brent
Forum: Commuting
05-18-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,581
Posted By obrentharris

Nevermind. Brent

Nevermind.
Brent
05-17-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 639
Posted By obrentharris

From the details shown it looks like a PX-10 to...

From the details shown it looks like a PX-10 to me. Same stay treatment at dropout, same seat stay treatment at seat cluster. Same fork crown, dropouts, and lugs.
Yes, cable guides and cable stops...
05-17-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,875
Posted By obrentharris

Which paint or ink do you use with the ruling pen...

Which paint or ink do you use with the ruling pen for bicycle work?
Brent
05-13-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By obrentharris

Hard or sticky seals that loosen up with use? ...

Hard or sticky seals that loosen up with use? They could resist sag when cold but loosen up to allow full sag when softened up by use.
Brent
05-13-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,023
Posted By obrentharris

Diggler scooter is what the folks I've seen...

Diggler scooter is what the folks I've seen around here use.
Brent
05-13-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 664
Posted By obrentharris

That would be amusing since more than one...

That would be amusing since more than one unscrupulous seller has tried to pass off Windsors as Cinellis. I found one once with Ford motor blue rattlecan paint, fake Cinelli headbadge, and a set of...
05-13-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 980
Posted By obrentharris

This Centurion touring bike came to me as a...

This Centurion touring bike came to me as a rattlecan mess. I gave it some new paint but couldn't find any Centurion decals that looked good with the paint so I left it bare.
...
05-12-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By obrentharris

I do remember Robert, a nice guy. I bought one...

I do remember Robert, a nice guy. I bought one of his wheelbuilding books and still have it. I worked in the same shop where he had previously worked.
Congratulations on 40 years with a fine bike!...
05-10-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By obrentharris

Now we REALLY need pictures! I must have just...

Now we REALLY need pictures!
I must have just missed you in Santa Cruz. I moved out in '78. I lived in Felton, so Alba Road was my "back way" home from my job in Santa Cruz. Were you part of the...
05-05-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 456,207
Posted By obrentharris

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is...

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is about our 20th year on the tandem and we're enjoying it as much as ever.
...
04-30-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

northbend, BFisher, gomango, malcala622 Thanks...

northbend, BFisher, gomango, malcala622
Thanks for the nice words! I never thought I would own one of Mark DiNucci's bikes, custom made for me.
It was a gift from my wife!
Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,207
Posted By obrentharris

I had to unpair the Elemnt from the phone, then...

I had to unpair the Elemnt from the phone, then re-pair it, in order to get the app to recognize the Elemnt. After that everything seems to be working fine.
Brent
04-29-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,383
Posted By obrentharris

Nicely written BarryCW! Brent

Nicely written BarryCW!

Brent
04-29-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,460
Posted By obrentharris

I have nothing to add to the collected wisdom and...

I have nothing to add to the collected wisdom and witticisms regarding tornadoes. Our California tornadoes are wimpy affairs compared to what some of you folks see: Appear out of nowhere, tear off a...
04-28-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 13,846
Views: 1,227,611
Posted By obrentharris

It's all about the bike (this time) I've had...

It's all about the bike (this time)

I've had my new DiNucci for over a month, but thanks to a variety pack of physical ailments today was the first ride of any length.
I rode one of my favorite...
04-27-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,423
Posted By obrentharris

I have a pair of levers for 22.2 flat bars you...

I have a pair of levers for 22.2 flat bars you can have. Send me a pm with your mailing address if you decide to go that route.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 97,686
Posted By obrentharris

Look for the ones with the thin brown veins on...

Look for the ones with the thin brown veins on the skin! Guaranteed heat but getting harder to find. Try the Mexican market if you're fortunate enough to have one in your neighborhood.
Brent
04-26-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By obrentharris

You need to pay for a membership to post in the...

You need to pay for a membership to post in the sales section. Not expensive.
But your trade offer would be right at home in the "ISO for Trade" thread.
Brent
04-24-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 980
Posted By obrentharris

The shallower seat tube angle of bike 2 (M/L)...

The shallower seat tube angle of bike 2 (M/L) increases the effective top tube length of that bike.
If you are currently running a setback seatpost with bike 1 (S) you may want to use a straight...
04-24-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,896
Posted By obrentharris

It doesn't matter how New Age you are: Old age...

It doesn't matter how New Age you are: Old age is going to get you yet! - Utah Phillips

Brent
04-20-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By obrentharris

Autobecan? Is that a cross between Automoto and...

Autobecan? Is that a cross between Automoto and Motobecane?
Brent
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