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02-21-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By jimmuller

It will be mind boggling if you ever get those...

It will be mind boggling if you ever get those tires. :D
02-19-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,729
Posted By jimmuller

My doctor says I'm shorter now than I used to be....

My doctor says I'm shorter now than I used to be. (I am in denial but can't argue.) At 71 I have less trouble now riding the same bikes I rode almost half a century ago. You don't need to hear me...
02-18-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,721
Posted By jimmuller

Yeah. That looks more right with the black tape....

Yeah. That looks more right with the black tape. Nice looking bike.
Forum: Northeast
02-18-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

mr b, nice pics. I managed to get out on...

mr b, nice pics.

I managed to get out on Monday, first non-commute ride of the year.

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/DriveSideRide.jpg
02-18-20, 07:24 PM
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Views: 664,959
Posted By jimmuller

That is a #1 pump. I had one. It broke like...

That is a #1 pump. I had one. It broke like that on its 2nd or 3rd use. But for being a #1-time-only pump it worked great.

Speaking of French bikes, I did my first non-commute ride of the year...
02-18-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

Well, I don't have lots of fancy pics to post. ...

Well, I don't have lots of fancy pics to post. Just one. But it is my first non-commute, sew-up equipped bike ride this year. It was nice to ride zippy wheels. The Peugeot PF10 spoke to me.
...
02-14-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,165
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Posted By jimmuller

Yes. I don't recall the pressure gauge feature...

Yes. I don't recall the pressure gauge feature but your note prompts me to imagine that I remember it.

What I do remember is they broke easily. The handle pulled off mine after maybe two uses. ...
02-01-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,638
Posted By jimmuller

I've had mostly good luck with Stan's but an...

I've had mostly good luck with Stan's but an occasional cut will blow out again if I pump it up too high. It's sure good enough to use as a spare to swap in if I have a second tire problem on that...
02-01-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 849
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Posted By jimmuller

Does your membership in Pub51 ever expire? Mine...

Does your membership in Pub51 ever expire? Mine is 20 years old now. Do I have to renew it?
Forum: Northeast
01-27-20, 10:51 AM
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Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

Great pics!

Great pics!
01-27-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

JJScaliger I haven't seen your name in for a long...

JJScaliger I haven't seen your name in for a long time (unless I missed it). Welcome back!

I've been poking my nose into BF less frequently lately. Too much to do, things getting in the way.
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01-22-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By jimmuller

I don't know if you'd call it re-iterating it or...

I don't know if you'd call it re-iterating it or just iterating it the first time. (I didn't count, or rather I didn't iterate anything.) What I mean is this. The behavior of the login box on the...
01-22-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By jimmuller

My original post, rant if you prefer a more...

My original post, rant if you prefer a more descriptive term, about this was in Weight Weenies by mistake. I thought I was starting a new thread but apparently the system tricked me.





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01-14-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,513
Posted By jimmuller

Well, yes. I think what Todd is sayin' is he just...

Well, yes. I think what Todd is sayin' is he just pedals the right foot, goes around a stroke or two with both to gain some momentum, pauses momentarily to pick up the left clip, then keeps pedaling....
01-14-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,783
Posted By jimmuller

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/Ride9.08.2018...

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/Ride9.08.2018/PackingThePanniers.jpg
Forum: Northeast
01-13-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

Anyone who rode this weekend is to be commended...

Anyone who rode this weekend is to be commended for braving the wind! (We didn't.)

I rode my commute this morning. Haven't ridden home yet. It snowd the whole way in.
01-10-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,468
Posted By jimmuller

Lots of turkeys. Live ones. Once a mama turkey...

Lots of turkeys. Live ones. Once a mama turkey and three newly hatched chicks following her across the road, like proverbial chicken I suppose.
Forum: Northeast
01-10-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

Well, you gotta' get back on the horse what...

Well, you gotta' get back on the horse what throwed ya', so they say. You'll do fine. If I was you, which I'm not, I'm not sure I'd go out with that group ride though, unless I wanted to explain to...
01-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,513
Posted By jimmuller

Didn't your mother ever tell you not to put your...

Didn't your mother ever tell you not to put your shoes on the diningroom table? :D
01-09-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 559
Posted By jimmuller

Vintage Shields Road Bike could mean almost...

Vintage Shields Road Bike could mean almost anything. Googling Vintage Shields Road Bike produces a few pics of various types of bikes. I confess I've never seen any discussion of Shields here,...
01-08-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

He! I hear you. I could retire if I wanted (I'm...

He! I hear you. I could retire if I wanted (I'm now 71) and have other nice options for going to work (I bought a Porsche 718 Cayman last year, superb vehicle and gas-efficient too!). But the bike...
01-08-20, 05:25 PM
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Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

I rode my first bike commute of the year...

I rode my first bike commute of the year yesterday. The usual, 17 miles in, 18 miles home. Temperature about 28degF in the morning, 35degF on the return. Not a bad day, a bit of ice to work around...
01-08-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,513
Posted By jimmuller

This many times over.

This many times over.
01-08-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,513
Posted By jimmuller

Do we still use toe straps and do we fall over...

Do we still use toe straps and do we fall over from them? Well, yes and no. Yes we use them, and no we don't fall over because if we did we wouldn't use them!

I do what they said. Don't need them...
01-07-20, 10:03 PM
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Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

Oh, that's going to end well.

Oh, that's going to end well.
01-05-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,161
Posted By jimmuller

DD, first an editorial comment. Wheelbuilding is...

DD, first an editorial comment. Wheelbuilding is relaxing but not hard! Worth a sipping beer. Or two.

A few technical observations. Jobst Brandt's book describes the spoke and rim behavior of a...
12-31-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By jimmuller

Political ad content - no!!!

Why was my login session just now preceded by an ad for me to vote that Adam Schiff should be removed from office????

THIS FORUM SHOULD HAVE NO POLITICAL CONTENT. IT SHOULD ACCEPT NO ADS WITH...
Forum: Northeast
12-30-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

Yow, Mike. Be careful. Glad you didn't go down....

Yow, Mike. Be careful. Glad you didn't go down. I tried riding to work once earlier in December when I figured the wet road would have thawed. It took me less than a mile to realize it would be...
12-28-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,638
Posted By jimmuller

You guys talking about tubeless tubular clincher...

You guys talking about tubeless tubular clincher sewups?
12-28-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 16,051
Posted By jimmuller

Some great pics here! Okay, I've got a few, most...

Some great pics here! Okay, I've got a few, most posted elsewhere in BF.

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/HamptonBeachStrip.jpg
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12-24-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 756,953
Posted By jimmuller

Well, it is alive, since it is a live tree. The...

Well, it is alive, since it is a live tree. The location is Lincoln Center, Lincoln, MA, if you want to do some Internet research. IIRC, I did once. I found some documents from the town offices, like...
12-24-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 756,953
Posted By jimmuller

Complaining but doing so quietly. Something...

Complaining but doing so quietly.

Something different:

http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/12.23.2018/PeugeotAndTree2.jpg
12-24-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,638
Posted By jimmuller

I wouldn't be surprised of your estimates were...

I wouldn't be surprised of your estimates were too high.
12-22-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,674
Posted By jimmuller

Thanks. The GT6 was fun but noisy and smelly. I...

Thanks. The GT6 was fun but noisy and smelly. I rebuilt the gearbox myself twice. Got so I could singlehandedly pull it out and put it back in a day, all with hand tool and a floor jack to support...
12-22-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,674
Posted By jimmuller

You folks sure have some spectacular ways to...

You folks sure have some spectacular ways to spend money!

For me, it used to be two vintage British cars. I've posted these pics before. In the second pic the car is there but just not visible. It...
Forum: Northeast
12-22-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

That looks like a spectacular place to take a...

That looks like a spectacular place to take a spectacular fall and probably get hurt in the process. My bikes and I would be toast!:eek:
12-18-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,638
Posted By jimmuller

Veloflex Criteriums, 23mm. They come with...

Veloflex Criteriums, 23mm. They come with yellow-ish sidewalls which quickly start to look tan.
12-18-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,738
Posted By jimmuller

That is not a Champion Team. Probably a Le...

That is not a Champion Team. Probably a Le Champion. The Champion Team, sometimes called the Team Champion in the US literature, was introduced in '74 in honor of Ocana's TdF win in '73. If the...
Forum: Northeast
12-07-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

My road bikes sure can't handle that.

My road bikes sure can't handle that.
12-07-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7,073
Views: 756,953
Posted By jimmuller

It is tough to keep up with you and DQRider! ...

It is tough to keep up with you and DQRider!
Here is one I've posted before.
http://www.theworld.com/~muller/pics/Ride11.18.2017/PeugeotAndWoodsDaguerreotype.jpg
12-02-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

Ugh. It is very ughly. Ugly too. We had 3 inches...

Ugh. It is very ughly. Ugly too. We had 3 inches last night, then rain. Everything is covered with wet snow. They predict some ice, then another few inches tonight. If it doesn't melt or sublimate...
12-02-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14,734
Views: 1,437,047
Posted By jimmuller

I managed to get in 22.35 miles yesterday morning...

I managed to get in 22.35 miles yesterday morning before the snow started. Developed ice in my water bottle. No pizza though.
Forum: Northeast
12-02-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 976,238
Posted By jimmuller

Ghazmh, you are a monster. Well done. I...

Ghazmh, you are a monster. Well done.

I managed to get in 22.35 miles yesterday morning before the snow started. Developed ice in my water bottle.
11-29-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,468
Posted By jimmuller

Shouldn't that be toe truck?

Shouldn't that be toe truck?
11-29-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 125,362
Posted By jimmuller

I've posted this story before. On my commute home...

I've posted this story before. On my commute home one day I came upon a poor soul with a flat and neither repair stuff nor knowledge of what to do about it. He said was hoping a car would stop but he...
11-27-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By jimmuller

Indeed. My Masi was found abandoned in a Harvard...

Indeed. My Masi was found abandoned in a Harvard dorm by one of the maintenance workers. It had been abused. One can image the stereotype rich kid Harvard student who didn't care, maybe didn't...
11-26-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By jimmuller

Hmm. The wheels, yes well, the wheels are Mavic...

Hmm. The wheels, yes well, the wheels are Mavic MA40's (I think), dark gray ceramic. The brake tracks lost their ceramic coating a long time ago so they look like raw aluminum (or if you prefer,...
11-26-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By jimmuller

Especially when the metal debris is "an internal...

Especially when the metal debris is "an internal structural element" of the pad. scarlson was right, of course.
11-25-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By jimmuller

Can I keep riding on these?

You commute enough and you get caught in the rain. You ride enough in the rain and you generate dust of aluminum and whatever they make brake pads out of. This morning I started hearing scraping...
11-25-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By jimmuller

Because I was trying to jump start this very...

Because I was trying to jump start this very dialog (without ruffling too many feathers). I once took a bike from a pile of stuff set out for trash by a neighbor, but first rang the bell and asked. ...
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