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10-18-20, 07:37 PM
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Posted By iab

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as...

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as serene. North central Illinois.

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10-18-20, 05:15 PM
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Views: 9,947
Posted By obrentharris

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Coast Trail - Point Reyes National Seashore.

Brent
10-17-20, 11:12 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Up to the Snoqualmie Tunnel via Iron Horse Trail...

Up to the Snoqualmie Tunnel via Iron Horse Trail with Jacob today. Was hoping a couple other BF members could go, but alas that was not to be the case. One in particular I really felt sorry for after...
10-14-20, 06:48 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Another day's ride on the Cross County Trail,...

Another day's ride on the Cross County Trail, this time to the southern end. Clearly the older segment, mix of gravel, asphalt and concrete. Not very well maintained, with tree root bumps and much...
10-13-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Steve Whitlatch

It is the most awesome thing in the world having...

It is the most awesome thing in the world having grandkids. All the fun with none of the responsibilities. He brings so much joy to my life.
10-13-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By greg3rd48

I took advantage of a free day last Thurs. by...

I took advantage of a free day last Thurs. by driving north to New Paltz, NY, founded by Huguenots in the 17th century. I had planned on making it a 100 mile day through Ulster and Orange Counties...
10-13-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Steve Whitlatch

Took my Grandson out for his first ride.

New to me 1982 Super Sport, not yet overhauled, pulling my 18 month old grandson along through the neighborhood on a new to me Instep trailer.
My grandson loved it, my legs, not so much. My...
10-12-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,269
Posted By sloar

The more I think about it I’d have a hard time...

The more I think about it I’d have a hard time selling the Surly. I searched a long time for a nice used one and spent a lot of time and money making it exactly what I wanted. I’d never recoup my...
10-11-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By ascherer

Back to the Shires of Vermont for Virtual French...

Back to the Shires of Vermont for Virtual French Fender Day/Weekend. Saturday with my wife and today solo chasing dirt roads. Autumn in full glory.
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10-11-20, 01:51 PM
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Posted By BFisher

Wyoming Valley, Back Mountain area. ...

Wyoming Valley, Back Mountain area.
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10-11-20, 12:48 PM
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Posted By JJScaliger

44 miles this morning. Beautiful weather, low 60s...

44 miles this morning. Beautiful weather, low 60s and sunny.

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Foster...
10-10-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Wildwood

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Cruising with one of the ‘endurance’ frames, aka =...
10-07-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By obrentharris

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a...

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a foggy morning, looking for some dirt and gravel to try out my new Veloflex Vlaanderen tires.
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10-07-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16,206
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Quick ride downtown to vote today. I’ve been down...

Quick ride downtown to vote today. I’ve been down a couple times but the crowds haven’t tapered off. Sucked it up and got in line today.

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10-07-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 16,206
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Posted By JJScaliger

I flipped the wheel on the Bates and put in 36...

I flipped the wheel on the Bates and put in 36 miles fixed. Cranston-West Warwick-Coventry. Super fun! ...
10-06-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

33 miles on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Not a...

33 miles on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Not a lot climbing, but it took a lot out of me; I'm really out of shape. :( A nice section between Lake Crescent and Forks, WA. Forgot to put my water bottle...
09-26-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,299
Posted By obrentharris

Peppino is ready to ride! The return from Nuovo...

Peppino is ready to ride!
The return from Nuovo Record to its original (or at least period-correct) components is all but complete. I still lack one "open C" quick release lever and an appropriate...
09-23-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,806
Posted By steelbikeguy

Mr. Chapman makes a nifty steel crankset. Not...

Mr. Chapman makes a nifty steel crankset.
Not sure if you can get it w/o buying a frame along with it (not that this would be a bad thing...)
...
09-16-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and...

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and elegant.

Today I explored Dick Woods Road. This is mostly known to locals as a two lane 45/55 mph road in Western Albemarle County, but I’ve noticed...
09-14-20, 06:38 PM
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Posted By abshipp

Starting to feel like fall up here. Short but...

Starting to feel like fall up here. Short but sweet 20 mile loop, inspecting the corn and beans:
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09-06-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By JJScaliger

Coventry RI

A gorgeous day in RI, 75 degrees, low humidity I had to get out this morning. Got in 41 miles and home in time for baseball....
09-05-20, 01:06 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Took the Merckx Century out today with a new set...

Took the Merckx Century out today with a new set of cranks. Sugino XD compact 50-34. I have a few bikes 8 and 10 speed with standard cranks and wanted to expand my fleet of bikes that I’m able to use...
09-05-20, 08:02 AM
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Posted By JJScaliger

She does: abuse of power.

She does: abuse of power.
09-03-20, 10:00 PM
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Views: 1,685,868
Posted By gaucho777

Great photos everyone. I haven't been riding much...

Great photos everyone. I haven't been riding much lately due to work overload and smokey air. Consequently, I haven't checked this thread much recently. Been missing out on some inspiring photos.
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09-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By gugie

The Daily Double, PNW style

northbend was looking for a midnight ride up McKenzie Pass under a full moon. It's a climb from Sisters, Oregon, not a terribly long or difficult one, but the lava field at the pass is something to...
08-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16,206
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Posted By nlerner

Yesterday morning I headed up to a state park in...

Yesterday morning I headed up to a state park in New Hampshire for a one-night, solo bikepacking trip. I wasn't on a C&V bike, but I'm old, so . . .

The rig with enough stuff for a week:...
08-30-20, 08:50 PM
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Posted By scozim

Took the Klein Pulse Comp climbing for a couple...

Took the Klein Pulse Comp climbing for a couple of hours today.
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08-30-20, 05:15 PM
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Posted By etherhuffer

Trip to Bainbridge Island from Seattle. Lovely...

Trip to Bainbridge Island from Seattle. Lovely day especially on the ferries. The views were great both ways...
08-30-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By JJScaliger

40 miles today 2500' elevation gain on Bates....

40 miles today 2500' elevation gain on Bates. Sunny, low humidity and windy!
...
08-25-20, 03:06 PM
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Posted By droppedandlost

I'm going to be there all next week.

I'm going to be there all next week.
08-22-20, 03:50 PM
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Posted By Wildwood

Too nice not to ride. Except for long overdue...

Too nice not to ride.
Except for long overdue work.
So a 20 miler close to home.
after a dry spell, two rainy days make the next ride (today) about the smells.

You have seen the fields, but...
08-22-20, 02:49 PM
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Posted By JJScaliger

I rode 30 miles today. I've been choosing...

I rode 30 miles today. I've been choosing flatter routes lately to accommodate my single speed Bates with 69 gear inches. So far so good, I have been able to clear every hill. Admittedly I have...
08-22-20, 09:10 AM
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Posted By rccardr

The Pelizzoli and I got the MLK quote but were...

The Pelizzoli and I got the MLK quote but were both confused as to the meaning of this new piece of street art. Nevertheless, it was a lovely day for a 32 mile hilly ride...
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08-22-20, 07:45 AM
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Posted By gomango

Nice ride with Mrs.GMG the other day. Did...

Nice ride with Mrs.GMG the other day.

Did the Grand Round in Mpls. for a total of 54 miles.

Stopped at Bde Maka Ska and was surprised at the low volume of people out and about.
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08-17-20, 06:42 AM
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Posted By rccardr

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive...

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Forest.
Weird weather: started in the high 60's, ended in the low 70's but super super humid. Lots of fog and low clouds....
08-15-20, 07:10 AM
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Posted By camjr

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am...

I had to get rolling on the '76 Moto GT at 5am when it was only 86 degrees outside. 21.5 miles up to my favorite area along the shoreline of Lewisville Lake north of DFW. Easy access from the house....
08-14-20, 11:33 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and...

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and spent a good hour visiting the Union Bay Natural Area:
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08-13-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By abshipp

Got in a quick 20 last night before sunset, and...

Got in a quick 20 last night before sunset, and caught four of these guys goofing around above the cornfields:
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08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,194
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
08-11-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16,206
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Posted By scratchpaddy

Today, I ended my longest break from bike riding...

Today, I ended my longest break from bike riding in close to a decade, since I fractured my elbow a few weeks ago in a bike crash. I'm at the point where I need to mobilize the joint, and try and get...
08-10-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By gomango

We did our annual St. Paul to Lake Waconia trip...

We did our annual St. Paul to Lake Waconia trip today.

About 46 miles each way.

On the way back we rolled through downtown Minneapolis and we were struck by the absence of summer tourists.
...
08-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16,206
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Posted By mattk42

Up an around a bit on a beautiful day. Majority...

Up an around a bit on a beautiful day. Majority gravel logging/fire roads. Felt like a lot more than 38 miles! Wiped me out!...
08-09-20, 02:48 PM
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Posted By etherhuffer

Out to Ballard Locks via downtown Seattle ...

Out to Ballard Locks via downtown Seattle
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Elliot Bay, Mt Rainier...
08-09-20, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Wildwood

After the rain, a late afternoon leisurely 25...

After the rain, a late afternoon leisurely 25 miler (yesterday). Glad I live in an area with more ‘land’ than ‘concrete’.

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08-05-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By ascherer

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding....

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding. Ten degrees cooler than it’s been, a great day on rolling hills.
...
08-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Wildwood

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Empty streets at 8:30A ...
08-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By scozim

First good yard sale find - and a couple of questions

Roger M scored an early 70's Gitane Tour de France yesterday at a yard sale in the Seattle area and then clued me in on a bunch of parts still there (including a tubular wheelset and freewheels)....
08-01-20, 09:22 PM
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Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I admit, it took me a second to figure out your...

I admit, it took me a second to figure out your original EMR comment, and I will admit I like Jeff’s version of EMR better.

My own EMR started a bit before seven AM in Colville, Wa, where my...
08-01-20, 07:54 PM
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Views: 1,685,868
Posted By droppedandlost

Electromagnetic Radiation, there's a Bonneville...

Electromagnetic Radiation, there's a Bonneville Power substation across the road in that photo
07-30-20, 10:57 PM
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Views: 1,685,868
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

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Warm summer night ride out to Kopachuck State Park near Arletta, WA. So...
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