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11-09-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,777
Posted By Sir_Name

Looks great greg3rd48! Thanks again for the...

Looks great greg3rd48! Thanks again for the saddle trade, I’m loving the Pro. We’ll have to find a way to get in a French fixed ride at some point with your Gitane and my Motobecane!
10-14-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By Sir_Name

Well, a Pro Tour 15 for $40 is quite the...

Well, a Pro Tour 15 for $40 is quite the steal...that’s a great bike.

Just to be clear, what parts were taken off and what parts replaced them? Sounds as though the Sugino AT stayed in place with...
10-14-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sir_Name

Just to add a bit of New England charm to the...

Just to add a bit of New England charm to the photos above...

Gillette Castle (https://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?a=2716&q=325204&deepNav_GID=1650):

Gillette Castle State Park straddles the...
10-14-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 48,551
Posted By Sir_Name

A view of Gillette Castle from the...

A view of Gillette Castle from the Chester-Hadlyme ferry crossing the Connecticut river with greg3rd48.

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10-14-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sir_Name

Hey, if you feel like building a ride into it......

Hey, if you feel like building a ride into it... Though that would limit you to only one bike. Tough call. :)
10-14-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sir_Name

Yeah, it's a beaut! Killer price on it. I got to...

Yeah, it's a beaut! Killer price on it. I got to chat with him on the ride last year, great guy with great skills.

A couple people from this installment asked if gugie modified "my" bike. :thumb:
10-14-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sir_Name

I’ll extend the invite to any folks here that...

I’ll extend the invite to any folks here that would like to join on a ride next year from Branford, CT out to FFD. This was my fourth year riding out, third year with Greg. I’ll add a route profile...
10-14-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,633
Posted By Sir_Name

scarlson, that Jack Taylor tandem was beautiful....

scarlson, that Jack Taylor tandem was beautiful. The Ron Cooper as well.

Ogling bikes at FFD is like drinking from a firehose.
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10-09-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,029
Posted By Sir_Name

I’ll be riding over from the New Haven area.

I’ll be riding over from the New Haven area.
09-30-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

Thanks! This one’s a lot of fun. Pleasantly...

Thanks! This one’s a lot of fun. Pleasantly surprised at being able to cram in 32s.
09-28-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,945
Posted By Sir_Name

A classic pose. I'd assume that's them being...

A classic pose. I'd assume that's them being comfortable enough to shut out the light, maybe guard the muzzle, and get some deep zzz's while the gettin's good -- but who knows what they're thinking....
09-28-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,615
Posted By Sir_Name

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09-28-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

Today: ...

Today:

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A week ago:
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09-28-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By Sir_Name

Shoot, I’d be there if that weren’t French Fender...

Shoot, I’d be there if that weren’t French Fender Day...one of these years I’ll make the CCRT.
09-23-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sir_Name

FWIW, the Shimano CX70 fd above plays nice with...

FWIW, the Shimano CX70 fd above plays nice with the Stronglight crank arms and TA rings. No ramps/pins, but still shifts the 22t gap well enough. No interference between fd cage and crank arm, no...
09-23-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,665
Posted By Sir_Name

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I’m quite happy with the Stronglight 49d + TA rings...
09-16-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,803
Posted By Sir_Name

Fantastic, this will be a fun one to watch!

Fantastic, this will be a fun one to watch!
09-15-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,291
Posted By Sir_Name

This looks like a fantastic ride. Thanks for all...

This looks like a fantastic ride. Thanks for all of the pics and write ups, it’d be fun to get out to. Maybe time to look for a hard shell case on CL...!
09-10-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,699
Posted By Sir_Name

Looking good! The deer head was a great choice.

Looking good! The deer head was a great choice.
09-09-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,945
Posted By Sir_Name

“Everybody seems to think I'm lazy” :)

“Everybody seems to think I'm lazy”

:)
09-08-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

fender1 holy crap that’s nice

fender1 holy crap that’s nice
09-07-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 6,814
Views: 1,651,742
Posted By Sir_Name

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09-07-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

I had a good mtb ride today. :) I started at a...

I had a good mtb ride today. :) I started at a place in town that has nice rolling trails, if not a bit crowded. Thankfully there are enough empty offshoots to keep things interesting and solo for a...
09-06-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Sir_Name

I passed on one each Fat & Chris Chance MTB &...

I passed on one each Fat & Chris Chance MTB & road bike over the past few years. It was the right choice, but sometimes I wish I’d been more foolish... Looking forward to seeing this one come...
09-06-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,202
Posted By Sir_Name

This should be a fun one! Looking forward to...

This should be a fun one! Looking forward to more, enjoy.
09-06-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 859
Posted By Sir_Name

Solid plan. Agreed on sharing the occasional pic...

Solid plan. Agreed on sharing the occasional pic update. :)
09-02-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 168,945
Posted By Sir_Name

Millie, aka Turbo ...

Millie, aka Turbo

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09-02-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

scozim, that sounds familiar... Yesterday...

scozim, that sounds familiar...

Yesterday morning a buddy and I rode out to meet in the middle then head to his place for BBQ with a few other friends. Temps were nice and cool for this time of...
09-01-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By Sir_Name

Very cool! Afraid I can’t help beyond saying you...

Very cool! Afraid I can’t help beyond saying you did the right thing in taking that in. Any build plans yet?
09-01-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 758
Posted By Sir_Name

Sounds like an issue with saddle to bar drop in...

Sounds like an issue with saddle to bar drop in addition to reach.
08-31-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

I haven't posted here in a while, this was a...

I haven't posted here in a while, this was a weird summer for riding. I had been hitting a couple short 10-20 mile rides weekly plus one 50-80 mile ride every other week or so in spring and early...
08-19-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,299
Posted By Sir_Name

That’s interesting. Could the DT/ST/BB shell...

That’s interesting. Could the DT/ST/BB shell joint have been compromised somehow, leading to extra flex and strain at that joint? Then over time the tubes and paint flexed enough to lead to what’s...
08-17-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,143
Posted By Sir_Name

Build 2.0 begins... ...

Build 2.0 begins...

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The rough plan is FSA SLK Adventure 46/30 with 11-42 11sp in the back. Ultegra rear hub and most likely an...
08-17-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,211
Posted By Sir_Name

Yep, looks like a blast, enjoy!

Yep, looks like a blast, enjoy!
08-17-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,487
Posted By Sir_Name

:thumb: greg3rd48 greg3rd48 (...seems...

:thumb: greg3rd48 greg3rd48
(...seems @mentions are hit or miss again)

Boule d'Or team bike ridden by Danny Van Baelen in '83

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07-28-19, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Sir_Name

Sad to say, I didn’t see it today. I had friends...

Sad to say, I didn’t see it today. I had friends over and we were chatting and enjoying the parade in the background. Beauty of a bike.
07-28-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,266
Posted By Sir_Name

Hey, it wouldn’t be a project if it wasn’t a...

Hey, it wouldn’t be a project if it wasn’t a project. Sounds like good fun.
07-28-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,235
Posted By Sir_Name

I have two Iris cages on my go-to bike. They’ve...

I have two Iris cages on my go-to bike. They’ve been great, I’ve never had to think about them. I use 33 oz Zefal Magnum bottles most of the time, other times 26 oz Specialized Purist bottles. Lots...
07-28-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

Clear weather in the the upper 70s is sounding...

Clear weather in the the upper 70s is sounding really good about now. I’d be up to join if on the other coast. Enjoy!
07-28-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,266
Posted By Sir_Name

That's a beauty, DD. I haven't had the itch for a...

That's a beauty, DD. I haven't had the itch for a C&V bike in a while, but seeing that up for grabs in the right size would certainly do it... Mrs_Name always talks about how pretty celeste is, so...
07-28-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,129
Posted By Sir_Name

Show Your Suntour

I found a couple threads limited to Superbe / Superbe Pro, but nothing open to all that is Suntour.

Post 'em if you got 'em.

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07-28-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

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07-25-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By Sir_Name

WTB: Mafac brake lever(s), factory drilled

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Brown hood in decent shape strongly preferred....
07-24-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,425
Posted By Sir_Name

Yeah, this is very RobbieTunes. Looking forward...

Yeah, this is very RobbieTunes. Looking forward to more.
07-24-19, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By Sir_Name

Bike pics, please? :) Anecdotal, but I’ve...

Bike pics, please? :)

Anecdotal, but I’ve been riding an ‘83 Super Profil rebuilt in ‘15 with tubulars and no issues since. Same tires. Granted, it sees lighter use in the rotation, but really...
07-24-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By Sir_Name

“Does it spark joy?” “Well... uhh... yeah, I...

“Does it spark joy?”

“Well... uhh... yeah, I mean now that I see it again, sure. That’s cool.”
07-09-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,486
Posted By Sir_Name

Zip-ties on the seat stays may be the ticket. Use...

Zip-ties on the seat stays may be the ticket. Use them as a feeler gauge to the rim, rotate about the SS axis as needed. Painters tape to protect the paint, perhaps. Granted, I haven’t used this...
07-08-19, 10:26 AM
06-24-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14,475
Views: 1,363,436
Posted By Sir_Name

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Short, but fun ride today.
06-22-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 73,815
Posted By Sir_Name

Fantastic.

Fantastic.
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