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12-01-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By bargo68

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11-26-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,096
Posted By bargo68

Riding to work in west Berkeley a kid in a car...

Riding to work in west Berkeley a kid in a car that was headed toward me as oncoming traffic hurled a grapefruit and hit me on the left shoulder. Didn't crash, but it hurt like hell and left a large...
11-26-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By bargo68

A second vote for checking out a bicycle co-op....

A second vote for checking out a bicycle co-op. Good co-op's build up great rides out of mostly used parts and keep older bikes on the road. A reputable one will take the time to listen to your needs...
11-17-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,984
Posted By bargo68

I just raked last week! Still, I feel very...

I just raked last week! Still, I feel very fortunate to have fall color here in Nor Cal. Heading out in a few minutes.

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11-16-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By bargo68

Congrats! They're great bikes with Miyata's top...

Congrats! They're great bikes with Miyata's top of the line triple butted tube set. I have an 83 and I got this one a couple months ago from Craigslist. I had a pang of guilt about being greedy, but...
11-14-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 691,867
Posted By bargo68

1982 Shogun 2001 Mangaloy touring. ...

1982 Shogun 2001 Mangaloy touring.


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11-14-19, 11:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,923
Posted By bargo68

Low 40's when I wake up and between low 50's to...

Low 40's when I wake up and between low 50's to mid 60's when I'm up and around moving during the day.
11-04-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,037
Posted By bargo68

Got a Serotta Atlanta with full Shimano 6401 8...

Got a Serotta Atlanta with full Shimano 6401 8 speed group at a local Goodwill for 250.
10-09-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14,443
Views: 1,354,712
Posted By bargo68

Did 36 miles out to Mill Valley and then around...

Did 36 miles out to Mill Valley and then around China Camp on the Miyata. It was supposed to be a bit of a shake down ride, but all was going so well I stretched it out a...
10-07-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By bargo68

Indeed! And there are some nice lugged...

Indeed! And there are some nice lugged double/triple butted frames out there for quite cheap! Fun to build up and personalize.
10-07-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By bargo68

Whoopsie! Well, it's been almost a decade! :D

Whoopsie! Well, it's been almost a decade! :D
10-06-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By bargo68

Show us your poor man's Rivendell!

While I truly appreciate what Grant Peterson represents as a bicycle designer/manufacturer and independent businessperson...gosh those bikes do cost a pretty penny!
Maybe I'll own one some day, but...
10-06-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By bargo68

1980's in full effect! This is my MTB...

1980's in full effect! This is my MTB franken-cruiser parts bin special.


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09-22-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,646
Posted By bargo68

It's not. Just a random act of violence that...

It's not. Just a random act of violence that took place on a MUP. It could have been a cyclist. It is sad that it had to be anybody.

On a positive note, on my way to work on Tuesday I saw a whole...
09-19-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,967
Posted By bargo68

Save the yelling for when something actually...

Save the yelling for when something actually happens. It feels so much better when you have earned the righteous indignation! ;)

p.s. I work in Berkeley, so I've become immune to people policing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 336,097
Posted By bargo68

Riding over the 'Seven Sisters' on Ridgecrest Rd....

Riding over the 'Seven Sisters' on Ridgecrest Rd. to the East Peak of Mt. Tamalpais. Fog and 25 mph winds notwithstanding, a beautiful ride on the western edge of the new world.
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,504
Posted By bargo68

https://youtu.be/P6iSL1dsShc For chuggin'...

https://youtu.be/P6iSL1dsShc

For chuggin' out of the saddle on a 10% grade!
09-01-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 52,420
Posted By bargo68

From oldest to newest: Sunshine Bikes here...

From oldest to newest:

Sunshine Bikes here in Fairfax on a 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. Sadly, I'm not the original owner on any of these bikes.
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08-31-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,645,415
Posted By bargo68

Many thanks! I've taken a few 20+ mile rides with...

Many thanks! I've taken a few 20+ mile rides with it and it rolls like a 1959 Cadillac. A great bike for LSD! Long, slow distance.
08-29-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,645,415
Posted By bargo68

Thanks!:thumb:

Thanks!:thumb:
08-29-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6,809
Views: 1,645,415
Posted By bargo68

I've posted pix of this bike in 2 other forums,...

I've posted pix of this bike in 2 other forums, but I just love it so much!!:love: 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner...
08-28-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By bargo68

Surly Cross Check low trail conversion

Finally got the Soma Champs Elysee low trail forks for my Cross Check experiment. I already own a Soma Grand Randonneur, and I'm pretty sure that the forks on this bike are the same forks as the...
08-17-19, 10:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,924
Posted By bargo68

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08-14-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,691
Posted By bargo68

Good job with the weight loss! I commute 5 days a...

Good job with the weight loss! I commute 5 days a week, 10 1/2 miles round trip. I've been commuting to the same job for about 13 years, so for me to build fitness or challenge myself, I take longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 301,415
Posted By bargo68

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The view away from Golden Gate bridge at Ft. Baker. On a weekday you miss many...
08-08-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24,785
Views: 2,356,831
Posted By bargo68

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08-08-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 37,639
Posted By bargo68

My 'moon lander' Miyata Ridge Runner. Found...

My 'moon lander' Miyata Ridge Runner. Found completely stock at my local Salvation Army and made all cushy.

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Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By bargo68

Thanks! It is a beautiful place to live and ride.

Thanks! It is a beautiful place to live and ride.
Forum: Introductions
08-04-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By bargo68

Hello from Fairfax, California.

Howdy from Fairfax!
I've ridden bicycles pretty much all my life but have only recently gotten into riding regularly for recreation, health and the simple joy of self-propulsion. The forum has been...
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