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04-16-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By The Golden Boy

I just bit down and got tubes for my Mesa/Boogie...

I just bit down and got tubes for my Mesa/Boogie Bass 400+.

Three matched quads. Thatís 12 6L6s.

I opted for JJs because it was easy/affordable and Iím good with JJs.
04-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 649
Posted By The Golden Boy

$9 robbery for tubes? Some people have...

$9 robbery for tubes? Some people have differing ideas of what robbery is.



So I was going to ask if you knew where to score some Gold Lion KT88s... and then I see someone's making them (or...
04-14-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By jimmuller

I took today off work and we took the tandem out...

I took today off work and we took the tandem out to the BFRT (pronounced "brft" I suppose, a.k.a. Bruce Freeman Rail Trail). Started at Heart Pond, went up to Chelmsford, back south to the end just...
04-13-21, 01:58 PM
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Views: 1,815,963
Posted By noglider

A few days ago, I dropped my spouse's car at the...

A few days ago, I dropped my spouse's car at the repair garage. It would have been about a 2.5 mile ride home, but I had extra time, so I made it into 16 miles. This is in High Falls, NY and...
04-08-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By abshipp

Got soaked on my ride tonight. Oh well, I haven't...

Got soaked on my ride tonight. Oh well, I haven't melted from the rain yet :) At least it was somewhat warm!

First ride with these new to me Cane Creek SCR-5 levers and I really liked them. Really...
04-07-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,791
Posted By shoota

To be clear, this assumes a 700c wheel, not the...

To be clear, this assumes a 700c wheel, not the original 27" wheels.
04-07-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17,018
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Posted By thinktubes

"Hoot and Holler" ride up to Ft. Sheridan. 80...

"Hoot and Holler" ride up to Ft. Sheridan. 80 degrees!!!

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There are at least 2 deer in this picture...
...
04-07-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17,018
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Posted By rccardr

Spent a lovely Spring afternoon riding around...

Spent a lovely Spring afternoon riding around some of the local ponds and lakes. There's a series of trails that kinda joins them all together.
Shakedown ride for the new front and rear racks on ...
04-06-21, 06:32 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Spent the day enjoying the superb ride qualities...

Spent the day enjoying the superb ride qualities of the '78 Richard Sachs.

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04-05-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17,018
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Posted By nlerner

I returned today from a three-day credit card...

I returned today from a three-day credit card tour, a somewhat spontaneous decision to spend three days on the bike in early spring here in New England. I had actually planned and then cancelled this...
04-04-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17,018
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Posted By gaucho777

I'm taking a little vacation in Gold Country...

I'm taking a little vacation in Gold Country (Nevada City, CA). I did the "LeMond Loop" (or Newtown Loop), a short but hilly 15 miles through some scenic farmland. Greg rode a Gitane, too. Temps in...
04-04-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

Nice Easter morning ride through Woodside,...

Nice Easter morning ride through Woodside, Portola Valley and Stanford, CA area on an older French bike (1959 Terrot). Happy Spring to all. ...
04-04-21, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Sir_Name

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03-30-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Dylansbob

just another tired old Cimarron

She cleaned up ok, but the deerhead drivetrain is soo tired. Replaced the original biopace with some sr rings, new tires, rd cable, and pedals.

We'll see how long before I rebuild it with...
03-30-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By cb400bill

Is there a question?

Is there a question?
03-29-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,511
Posted By mstateglfr

Wow. When I'm older, I hope to not have this...

Wow. When I'm older, I hope to not have this level of contempt and bitterness towards an arbitrarily created grouping of adults who are largely in their 30s.

- I wouldn't want 32mm tires for...
03-28-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took advantage of the once-monthly Silent Sunday...

Took advantage of the once-monthly Silent Sunday on South Mountain in Phoenix. On the 4th weekend of the month the Summit Road is off-limits to vehicular traffic from park opening to closing. This...
03-25-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 841,127
Posted By Roger M

84 or 85 Expedition. ...

84 or 85 Expedition.

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03-25-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By rsacilotto

FWIW, I had some success with Shimano BR-650...

FWIW, I had some success with Shimano BR-650 brakes, but one of the pairs was in rough shape, so I picked up some Sunlite cantis, working well so far, although the pads that were included are pretty...
03-25-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,541
Posted By CO_Hoya

My meager contribution. Bought both the...

My meager contribution.

Bought both the tires and fenders from the same CL seller, then just slapped them on the bike and called it good.
...
03-25-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 841,127
Posted By blamester

Lovely bike. What shifters are they? Are they...

Lovely bike.
What shifters are they?
Are they the ratchet type?
Cheers
03-24-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,541
Posted By lonesomesteve

I humbly submit Frek. One thing I...

I humbly submit Frek.

One thing I absolutely love about the old Treks that were build for 27" wheels is that the seatstay bridge tends to be in exactly the right place for fender mounting with...
03-24-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,541
Posted By El Chaba

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03-24-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By polymorphself

Updated pics. 27Ē to 700c (35mm), non aero to...

Updated pics. 27Ē to 700c (35mm), non aero to aero, koolstops and Brooks microfiber.

...
03-24-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By polymorphself

All of it, but I got it in the end. Thinline pads...

All of it, but I got it in the end. Thinline pads helped. They just barely make it, but they make it. Guessing it's the same for everyone else. Pics to follow tomorrow.
03-23-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 54,902
Posted By Phamilton

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This is a Frankenstein I put together from the body...
03-21-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,927
Posted By nlerner

Hey, it's got a triple--old man gearing, ftw! ...

Hey, it's got a triple--old man gearing, ftw!

And if this is a show-us-your-travel-bike-with-brifters thread, here's mine:
...
03-21-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,927
Posted By gugie

Forgive me fellow C&Vers, but I have sinned

Early one morning a few weeks ago, nlerner texts me that there's a Ritchey Breakaway CX in my frame size for sale, but it's listed on Craigslist in Santa Cruz, California. Neal knows I'm jealous of...
03-21-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By malcala622

Quick 20 miles on the Basso. Did a little bit of...

Quick 20 miles on the Basso. Did a little bit of climbing.

Nice riding pics everyone. Stay safe :)
...
03-21-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By nlerner

Beautiful weather in the Boston area today though...

Beautiful weather in the Boston area today though somewhat varied: it was 36 F when I left the house this morning and around 60 F when I returned. I was on the Raleigh Gran Course:
...
03-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By badger_biker

86 Voyageur After unexpectedly selling my...

86 Voyageur

After unexpectedly selling my 1987 Voyageur (post #40 and #94) last summer I found I really missed that trusty steed that never let me down on tours. Having wheels and numerous other...
03-16-21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By merziac

fender1 Huh, great minds? Nice color ;)...

fender1

Huh, great minds?

Nice color ;)


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03-16-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hydration pause - I'm in AZ for the month: ...

Hydration pause - I'm in AZ for the month:

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DD
03-16-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By polymorphself

If the bike is gonna be a keeper may be worth...

If the bike is gonna be a keeper may be worth looking into a custom rack just for those eyelets!
03-16-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By ravenix

Dang, Very Nice build! Love that crankset.......

Dang, Very Nice build! Love that crankset.... what is that triple. Rene Herse? The wheelset too is very cool, hubs?
03-14-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,195
Posted By ravenix

SP in the Sun... Good day for a test ride!

Finally have it finished and took it for a spin today.... all the silver bits really shine in the sun!

...
03-12-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Sir_Name

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03-08-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Kobe

Another beautiful build and very practical with...

Another beautiful build and very practical with the modern components.

Will we be getting the 2021 version of 14 bikes in 14 days?
03-06-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Drillium Dude

Got one last 30-mile check ride in before the...

Got one last 30-mile check ride in before the rains come this evening. When I took this photo at Marymoor Park I didn't know if I was gonna get home dry or not:
...
03-02-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, that's definitely how I'm leaning with...

Yeah, that's definitely how I'm leaning with maybe Campag mechs. I have all of the components that were on this 1961 Ken Ryall, which I sold off as a frameset:
...
02-28-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By scozim

First ride today since the crash and pelvic...

First ride today since the crash and pelvic fracture on 12/20/20. Just used the drop bar conversion 1993 Trek 950 mtb and rode the stretch of street (including a small hill) in front of our house 5...
02-27-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By niliraga

also have a clean set to trade if yours falls...

also have a clean set to trade if yours falls through
02-27-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By gaucho777

Alons-y!: 1972 Gitane Gran Tourisme

Here is my latest build, a '72 Gitane Gan Tourisme. Alons-y translates to "Let's go!" in French, and that's how I feel when I look at this bike. I just want to jump on and go just about anywhere. I'm...
02-22-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By abshipp

After a month of bitter cold and snow...

After a month of bitter cold and snow temperatures finally warmed up in to the low 30s.

One of the best birthday presents I could ask for - after work today I got to ride my age (in km ;)) and...
02-21-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By northbend

Now that is nice, Straightblock! A reminder that...

Now that is nice, Straightblock! A reminder that Spring is just around the corner. Thanks
My wife wanted me out of the house so she could concentrate on some work she had to do. So a ‘free’ day to...
02-21-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By Vonruden

Salty roads on the beater bike ...

Salty roads on the beater bike
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02-14-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By randyjawa

Shades of Grey...

Except for road tuning, this puppy is, pretty much good to go. Though I have shared the build process, I thought to show the done deal without color......
02-12-21, 01:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,524
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks! You know, the more I think about the way...

Thanks! You know, the more I think about the way the whole deal went down - and I mean from first meeting him when dealing with the Somec a few weeks ago now - it is pretty cool. The bike stays...
02-10-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,524
Posted By Drillium Dude

And here he is on his first real ride on the bike...

And here he is on his first real ride on the bike in question; look at that smile:
...
02-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17,018
Views: 1,815,963
Posted By northbend

I finally got out on a shakedown ride after...

I finally got out on a shakedown ride after installing a new set of fenders.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50913334947_0ae2690161_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kz39FM)Front fender detail...
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