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02-21-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 950
Posted By horatio

Running is harder for me due to arthritis. I...

Running is harder for me due to arthritis. I would run only in an emergency. Cycling doesn't bother my knees at all, unless I do something stupid, like push a massive gear.
02-13-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By horatio

Time for a new derailleur.

Time for a new derailleur.
02-10-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By horatio

Looking good.

Looking good.
01-28-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By horatio

Nice bike. GLWS. A price would help.

Nice bike. GLWS. A price would help.
01-06-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By horatio

I've got a Fuji America touring bike with stuck...

I've got a Fuji America touring bike with stuck seat post. I've left it as is for well over a year, since it's only about a half-inch low for me. Perhaps it's time to give it a try. I had to cut one...
Forum: Foo
12-26-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,101
Posted By horatio

These days, I'm amazed anything is working at all.

These days, I'm amazed anything is working at all.
12-25-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By horatio

Beauty. Enjoy the ride!

Beauty. Enjoy the ride!
11-08-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25,703
Views: 2,589,048
Posted By horatio

1.5 hours today. First ride in more than a month....

1.5 hours today. First ride in more than a month. Felt really good, though I was really slow.
10-03-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By horatio

Agree! I've been riding mostly "unplugged" this...

Agree! I've been riding mostly "unplugged" this year. All the metrics I was pursuing last year (see 'approaching 60' thread) don't interest me at the moment. It's easy to turn back the clock: don't...
09-26-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,760
Posted By horatio

Congratulations! Looks like you had fun.

Congratulations! Looks like you had fun.
08-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By horatio

Lesson learned. Now don't repeat it. :D

Lesson learned. Now don't repeat it. :D
Forum: Foo
07-03-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By horatio

Roses

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07-02-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
Posted By horatio

The De Rosa is my all-around favorite, although...

The De Rosa is my all-around favorite, although the Bottecchia is a close second, followed by the Raleigh Pro. The carbon Cannondale is preferred for what little climbing I do.
06-30-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,544
Posted By horatio

tmac100 , did you complete your epic ride last...

tmac100 , did you complete your epic ride last month? Hopefully nothing sidetracked you.

So, it's been a year and I'm now 61. The shoulder has healed and I have full range of motion, although it...
06-28-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,862
Posted By horatio

Depends. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hopefully...

Depends. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hopefully there will be more riding days than not when I retire. :D
06-28-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25,703
Views: 2,589,048
Posted By horatio

Twenty miles on the DeRosa this morning. Passed a...

Twenty miles on the DeRosa this morning. Passed a sunflower field. That's about as close to France as I'll get for some time. lol

...
06-22-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 553
Posted By horatio

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my...

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my oldest son yesterday. He’s now the father of two.
Forum: Foo
06-17-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,261
Posted By horatio

ingo , as you are the declared winner, you get to...

ingo , as you are the declared winner, you get to choose a subject for the July photo challenge. I was unable to send you a PM with this information.
Forum: Foo
06-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,261
Posted By horatio

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and...

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and BobW tied with two each. Thanks for all the lovely images folks!
Forum: Foo
06-10-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,261
Posted By horatio

I will tally votes tomorrow. Still time to vote...

I will tally votes tomorrow. Still time to vote for your favorite. :D
06-02-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,916
Posted By horatio

Sweet bike! Congrats.

Sweet bike! Congrats.
05-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By horatio

I sold the Merckx frame to Doc a few years ago....

I sold the Merckx frame to Doc a few years ago. He sold me the Botty. lol The De Rosa has become my "gold standard," if you will. I tried to like the Paramount, but I never felt comfortable on that...
05-31-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By horatio

Just thinking about it makes my head hurt. :D ...

Just thinking about it makes my head hurt. :D Itís like the princess and the pea!

I did a similar analysis on a Paramount OS frame years ago. There was a difference in trail, IIRC, compared to...
05-31-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By horatio

Here's a comparison, as close as I could make it....

Here's a comparison, as close as I could make it. The Botty has a slightly taller head tube, but the angles look pretty close to me. There may be a slight difference in trail/rake, but I can't really...
05-30-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By horatio

Not exactly. I moved one side 3mm closer to the...

Not exactly. I moved one side 3mm closer to the stem.
05-30-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 957
Posted By horatio

3mm - really?

I decided to take the Botty Team for some exercise today. It's a gorgeous bike and quite responsive, but it's seemed a little "squirrely" since I built it. Most of the bits were take-offs from the...
05-25-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By horatio

Iím interested, but itís another four years until...

Iím interested, but itís another four years until I qualify.
05-17-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25,703
Views: 2,589,048
Posted By horatio

But now itís time for the hundred degree heat...

But now itís time for the hundred degree heat indexes!
05-17-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25,703
Views: 2,589,048
Posted By horatio

First ride in a month. I could not handle all the...

First ride in a month. I could not handle all the pollen this year, so I just stayed indoors! No HRM today; no cyclometer, no watch even! I think I rode about 1.5 hours, JRA. No goals. No stress....
Forum: Foo
05-02-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,261
Posted By horatio

May photo challenge: In My Backyard

In keeping with the spirit of social distancing and sheltering-in, the May photo contest moves to the great, personal, outdoors. So, what’s yours like?

Remember, one vote per reviewer. Whoever's...
04-04-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16,765
Views: 1,780,982
Posted By horatio

First ride in I don't know how many weeks, not...

First ride in I don't know how many weeks, not due to the virus, but rather being awash in POLLEN! Can you say allergic as hell? The Raleigh Pro is 50 this year.

...
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

From today. iPhone 11. ...

From today. iPhone 11.

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03-28-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,825
Posted By horatio

My new obsession is acquiring old film cameras. I...

My new obsession is acquiring old film cameras. I may even use them.

Iím doing a lot of indoor projects to avoid as many people as possible.
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Flannl

Flannl
Forum: Foo
03-23-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Thanks. Iíve been away from b&w film for a long...

Thanks. Iíve been away from b&w film for a long time. My last darkroom work was 30+ years ago. Lots to (re)learn.
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

SQ test shot

Thought Iíd post this scan of a test shot made with the Bronica SQ on Ultrafine Xtreme 100, with the 150mm Zenzanon @ 1/125th @ f8. Developed in Rodinal at 1:100 dilution for 15 minutes. The shot was...
03-21-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By horatio

At least everyone is still civil. Hopefully there...

At least everyone is still civil. Hopefully there won't be any rioting as supplies dwindle.
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Love this phone

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Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Playing with the iPhone and a raw app rather than...

Playing with the iPhone and a raw app rather than working. Caseload has dropped due to coronavirus fears.

...
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

You even got a bike in there! :D

You even got a bike in there! :D
Forum: Foo
03-14-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Impromptu portrait of the newest granddaughter. ...

Impromptu portrait of the newest granddaughter.


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Forum: Foo
03-08-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

An extremely contrasty scene taken midday today...

An extremely contrasty scene taken midday today with an iPhone 11. I was more interested in the dynamic range of the scene than composition.
...
Forum: Foo
03-08-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,693
Posted By horatio

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Forum: Foo
03-07-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

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Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Sweet. I'd have a 500 C/M if I could afford it.

Sweet. I'd have a 500 C/M if I could afford it.
Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

Noisy too!

Noisy too!
03-06-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 641,677
Posted By horatio

I'm seriously thinking about it, at least for...

I'm seriously thinking about it, at least for film processing. I only need a bathroom for that. I'm toying with the idea of a hybrid approach: shooting and processing the film, then scanning and...
03-06-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 641,677
Posted By horatio

Wonder no more. ...

Wonder no more.

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03-05-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,901
Views: 641,677
Posted By horatio

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For my new vintage toy.
Forum: Foo
03-04-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,741
Views: 404,225
Posted By horatio

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