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08-04-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By ascherer

I recently shopped for 27s and a lot of places...

I recently shopped for 27s and a lot of places are out of stock. Ditto that Paelsas will probably be the best.
08-04-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 593
Posted By ascherer

Echoing “cant feel a difference” And “love the...

Echoing “cant feel a difference” And “love the aesthetic”. I’ve not put a high flange on a dark rim but if that’s your jam, go right ahead.
...
08-04-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,254
Posted By ascherer

I was smack dab in the middle of that boom. There...

I was smack dab in the middle of that boom. There wasn’t a lot of loose cash in my family for bikes. The first one I can remember is a 24” single speed, followed by what was already an old Rudge...
08-03-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,940
Posted By ascherer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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How about this one?
08-02-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 324
Posted By ascherer

For some reason this picture reminds me of this: ...

For some reason this picture reminds me of this:
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07-31-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 474
Posted By ascherer

On my Mercian Unridden since last July I'm in...

On my Mercian
Unridden since last July
I'm in love again
07-30-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By ascherer

It's a Goldilocks size for me.

It's a Goldilocks size for me.
07-30-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 763
Posted By ascherer

Medium Rando on a Nitto M18. ...

Medium Rando on a Nitto M18.

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07-29-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By ascherer

I'll pile on with my Acorn Medium and Waxwing...

I'll pile on with my Acorn Medium and Waxwing Seat Wedge:
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07-29-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By ascherer

Those are Linus Market Bags. Acorn in the front....

Those are Linus Market Bags. Acorn in the front. Not very matchy-matchy but I can live with it :twitchy:
...
07-28-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By ascherer

I've got a medium Rando on my Mk. I and their...

I've got a medium Rando on my Mk. I and their Wald 146 Basket Bag on my International. I suspect they'll outlive me. Good luck to those who will be trying tomorrow!
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By ascherer

Acorn bags restocking tomorrow

Crossposted in C&V.

PSA - I am not affiliated in any way, just a fanboy.

"All our BLACK X-PAC bags will be restocked—in limited quantities—this Wednesday, July 29, at roughly 9am Pacific Time....
07-28-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 757
Posted By ascherer

Acorn bags restocking tomorrow

PSA - I am not affiliated in any way, just a fanboy.

"All our BLACK X-PAC bags will be restocked—in limited quantities—this Wednesday, July 29, at roughly 9am Pacific Time. (No waxed canvas bags...
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By ascherer

Can't speak to the M1, I have an Acorn medium...

Can't speak to the M1, I have an Acorn medium rando riding very happily on an M18 on a frame without brazeons. Super solid.
07-25-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By ascherer

It wouldn't be on a bike with cantis and I'd be...

It wouldn't be on a bike with cantis and I'd be attaching a Wald to it so I'm beginning to shy away. I have the rack mounted to a Blackburn-ish rack now but without upper/mid-fork stays it's wobbly...
07-25-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

Thank you. He's very grateful. I'm hoping he is...

Thank you. He's very grateful. I'm hoping he is encouraged to ride because he doesn't exercise much and if he enjoys riding perhaps he'll continue as I have.
The head tube lugs still had some of...
07-25-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By ascherer

Piff, wondering if you did it and how it works...

Piff, wondering if you did it and how it works for you?
07-24-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,940
Posted By ascherer

Here's a little more zombie juice. Recently...

Here's a little more zombie juice. Recently posted elsewhere, a lightly modded 1972 Super course....
07-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,343
Posted By ascherer

Thanketh

Thanketh
07-24-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

Thanks, Neal. It was Brampton 26...le sigh. ...

Thanks, Neal. It was Brampton 26...le sigh.
Jacob is tickled to pieces with the bike. He featured it on Instagram last night.
07-24-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

Thanks for asking juvela, I have noglider to...

Thanks for asking juvela, I have noglider to thank for the all-rounder bars and stem and I neglected to acknowledge him. It was clearly too late for me to be making sense! He pulled it out of his...
07-23-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

MODS: I didn't mean to stick this in "What's it...

MODS: I didn't mean to stick this in "What's it worth", could you kindly relocate to the C&V forum? Oops and thank you!
07-23-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

The Super Course goes to its new home

As seen here and there, I've lightly modded this nice 1972 Super Course for my son who is relatively inexperienced at cycling but appreciative of vintage aesthetics.

The final configuration:...
07-23-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,343
Posted By ascherer

O Mighty Master of Crap, the bounty is likely to...

O Mighty Master of Crap, the bounty is likely to land in the Big CrApple whilst I frolick on a northern shore. I beseech you to reposition my receipt of same, and remain eternally indebted.

Andy
07-22-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 76,326
Posted By ascherer

Next up, big thanks to hobbitman

Next up, big thanks to hobbitman
07-22-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,343
Posted By ascherer

<crickets> Y'all ok?

<crickets>

Y'all ok?
07-22-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,671
Posted By ascherer

"Worth it" is a very subjective measure. It was...

"Worth it" is a very subjective measure. It was one of the outstanding bikes of the era, I'd be happy to have it and lavish attention on it.
07-21-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,969
Posted By ascherer

What you see covers most situations. The roll was...

What you see covers most situations. The roll was meant for cosmetic brushes, from a Chinese commerce site, cost ~3 USD. I bought 3, have pens in the second and the third is waiting in the wings....
07-21-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,994
Posted By ascherer

I like the way you've coordinated the black tape...

I like the way you've coordinated the black tape and fenders. Works well with the Champagne.
07-21-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,994
Posted By ascherer

Build it as you like, as you can with what's on...

Build it as you like, as you can with what's on hand, or to suit your riding pleasure. From original-ish speedy road bike to restomod all-roads rider to IGH urban gentleman the International can take...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By ascherer

Un-cuttable locks?

Perhaps there's hope? "Even drill bits from power drills or water jet cutters fail when they meet the tiny spheres inside the material."

https://www.redferret.net/?p=60640
07-20-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,994
Posted By ascherer

Looks to me like they’ve been in for a while, my...

Looks to me like they’ve been in for a while, my impression is that they were put on the bike BITD. Of course I have no way of knowing. Works for me!
07-20-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,994
Posted By ascherer

I saw this over on r/bicycling recently and...

I saw this over on r/bicycling recently and thought, poor man's International:

...
07-19-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 475
Posted By ascherer

Yup, way too hot. I played hooky from work on...

Yup, way too hot. I played hooky from work on Thursday when it was only in the low 80s. Glad I did!
Forum: For Sale
07-19-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,361
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 323,406
Posted By ascherer

Have excellent Honey Brooks Flyer, need Flyer...

Have excellent Honey Brooks Flyer, need Flyer with cutout. Prefer black but any color can work.
07-18-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 572,052
Posted By ascherer

800 lumens? Be careful that you don't start a...

800 lumens? Be careful that you don't start a forest fire!
07-18-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By ascherer

In 1973 I worked in a textile mill in upstate New...

In 1973 I worked in a textile mill in upstate New York all summer to buy a bike, and yes $500 would get you a Paramount or a Raleigh Pro which is what I really wanted. I also wanted a camera, so my...
07-18-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 320,343
Posted By ascherer

The cleanup and rebuild of the 72 I picked up a...

The cleanup and rebuild of the 72 I picked up a few weeks back is pretty much done, today was the first shakedown. My son will have to come by and see how he likes the setup. I have an honey B17 for...
07-18-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 258,848
Posted By ascherer

Thanks, bwilli88 but I'm gonna hold out for a...

Thanks, bwilli88 but I'm gonna hold out for a carved. In the meanwhile my C17 carved is going back on.
07-16-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15,818
Views: 1,628,340
Posted By ascherer

NYC heat & humidity kept me from any long rides...

NYC heat & humidity kept me from any long rides since mid June. Today was forecast to be cooler day and my meetings schedule was unusually light so I took a day off and rode to Coney Island. Not as...
07-16-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,977
Views: 258,848
Posted By ascherer

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved...

WTT: Hardly-ridden Honey Brooks Flyer for carved version. Prefer black, but any color.

Thanks!
07-16-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By ascherer

PM sent.

PM sent.
07-15-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 572,052
Posted By ascherer

Nice goodies from two trades, Suntour thumb...

Nice goodies from two trades, Suntour thumb shifters for the Super Course project, and a pair of Brooks: a B17 and Flyer. I'm going to try the Flyer on my Mk. I tomorrow.
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07-15-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 983
Views: 76,326
Posted By ascherer

Just received my end of two swap deals with...

Just received my end of two swap deals with Lascauxcaveman and nlerner. Many thanks, gents! Always a pleasure.
07-14-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 748
Posted By ascherer

I had a Pat. 78 shifting on a Shimano 7-speed 28...

I had a Pat. 78 shifting on a Shimano 7-speed 28 without breaking a sweat. I'm sure 30 would have worked, maybe 32 with positive vibes...
07-14-20, 05:37 PM
07-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By ascherer

:50: I rode that 5-Boro. We did NOT all wear the...

:50: I rode that 5-Boro. We did NOT all wear the safety vests. I knew Steve Bauman, pictured in the story about the transit strike. He was an organizer of the 5-Boro. I'm pretty sure he rode the PBP...
07-11-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 572,052
Posted By ascherer

Belated Father's Day gift from the eldest. ...

Belated Father's Day gift from the eldest.

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07-10-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 757
Posted By ascherer

International is the keeper. RobbieTunes what do...

International is the keeper. RobbieTunes what do you mean by limited # of speeds?
07-10-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 320,343
Posted By ascherer

What blasphemy is this??

What blasphemy is this??
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