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08-07-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,064
Posted By Standalone

That is much higher grade stuff than is otherwise...

That is much higher grade stuff than is otherwise going into this Franken build - Raleigh MTB with a .833” stem, V Brakes and Tetro 520 road levers. And Suntour stem shifters...
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08-03-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,459
Posted By Standalone

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07-29-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,768
Posted By Standalone

Took my steel Jamis (not really C and V but hey)...

Took my steel Jamis (not really C and V but hey) up to the Farmington River on a 72 miler...
07-27-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 989
Posted By Standalone

Yep! But there are like a half dozen 25” frame...

Yep! But there are like a half dozen 25” frame bikes here for him next year. Trek 620 already built and a 520 with some 105 9sp that just needs cables, housing and chain.

The Nishiki’s TT is...
07-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By Standalone

1986 Nishiki Riviera GT Touring - Suntour LePree

Now both my sons happen to have triple pulley rear derailers. :) This replaces my 13 year old’s Trek 600 which sadly developed a crack in the head tube, discovered after our tour of Long Island and...
07-27-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 989
Posted By Standalone

Replacement located! I had saved this Nishiki...

Replacement located! I had saved this Nishiki Riviera GT years ago from a local kid who had started to sand the beautiful finish off the seat stays and seat tube. I hit it with some paint and gave it...
07-24-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

There are effectively no county governments and...

There are effectively no county governments and little state government. It is all separate towns and people get entitled and insular.
07-24-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

I am an educator in Bridgeport. No trips for...

I am an educator in Bridgeport. No trips for me...

You are right about the misery. CT is such a divided and angry place.
07-19-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

She was honking at my sons who were a block or...

She was honking at my sons who were a block or half a block behind me or so coming off the causeway section of the bridge. No shoulder — she became enraged and started honking at the kids who then...
07-19-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

This was after the incident. I caught up to...

This was after the incident.
I caught up to her (on my fully loaded touring bike 140 miles into my tour) at the red light to speak to her at the intersection.
“Those are my kids! They are...
Forum: Touring
07-18-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,499
Views: 2,209,813
Posted By Standalone

Sharing the three eighties rigs we took out on a...

Sharing the three eighties rigs we took out on a 160 mile four day easy
tour around Long Island Sound...
07-18-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

I think maybe the LI drivers have enough...

I think maybe the LI drivers have enough experience driving in the City that they don’t act like suburban CT drivers do.

I cycle in Bridgeport and New Haven often for pleasure and for commuting....
07-18-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,036
Posted By Standalone

It really was 99% plus who were nice and...

It really was 99% plus who were nice and courteous on the NY State streets. I’m trying to figure out what is wrong with my home state.
07-18-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,768
Posted By Standalone

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Forum: Touring
07-18-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 208,390
Posted By Standalone

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Forum: Touring
07-18-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,375
Views: 208,390
Posted By Standalone

Around The Sound Tour with Teens

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07-12-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,164
Posted By Standalone

My father had a 25” Atala with 70/70 slack...

My father had a 25” Atala with 70/70 slack geometry, straight tubing, bike boom welds, and chrome lugs. As soon as I grew into it at age 13 or 14 I was off and never looked back. 25” steel (or for a...
07-11-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Standalone

Vintage Cannondale bags, Vintage Trek

This flat bar conversion was a labor of love for my eldest, and now my youngest’s bike. We are heading out on a tour next week and I picked up this set of Cannondales for it. The old school handlebar...
06-25-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Standalone

Autocorrect obviously. Thanks for the...

Autocorrect obviously.

Thanks for the suggestions everyone. I did run it from the other side (was CERTAIN I had tried that, ha) and it worked. Looks like the issue is not a bent axle, but a burr...
06-02-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Standalone

They may, as the reason for the march was to...

They may, as the reason for the march was to literally make cities more livable -- that black folks in America are not murdered in the streets by police. If that's not livability, then what is?
06-01-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By Standalone

Advocating for liveable cities

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Empowerment in the community.

We took all the...
04-17-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,418
Posted By Standalone

76 miles with my youngest!

What a Trooper! 37 miles into a huge 30+ mph headwind, and then home. The bridge at the Farmington River is a great rail trail destination. Happy spring!...
04-06-12, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 59,825
Posted By Standalone

Hey Y'all. This is the first thread that comes...

Hey Y'all. This is the first thread that comes up in Google for "Reynolds 501" and also comes up for 555. I found some new info that doesn't seem to be on BF.

I have a Raleigh Alyeska on the way...
05-03-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 453,387
Posted By Standalone

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home from Lowe's.
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