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10-24-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

Hereís an old pic from a week or two ago, coming...

Hereís an old pic from a week or two ago, coming through OíBrien, CA. Look close, at the roof of the outhouses, lol. 😁 Iíll throw in one of their old cop car, too. 😎

In case anyoneís wondering,...
10-12-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

Thereís a dispensary on the South end of Humboldt...

Thereís a dispensary on the South end of Humboldt County, just past Leggitt, on 101 right after you get past CA20. I got some OG Fire & OG Rolex. I didnít care much for the Fire, but LOVE the Rolex....
10-11-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

How about a Bianchi in front of the world-famous...

How about a Bianchi in front of the world-famous ďdrive-thruĒ tree, in Leggitt, CA? I rode through it, but didnít trust anyone else with my phone, to take a pic of that, lol. 😁

Iím in Del Norte...
10-01-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

I made it to Willits, which is only about 20-25...

I made it to Willits, which is only about 20-25 miles from the ocean now. ✌️ And Fort Bragg, for youse military types. 😉

I passed a long stretch of roadwork being done, right in the steepest...
09-28-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,021
Posted By stardognine

Well, it looks like they really are after me. 🤔 ...

Well, it looks like they really are after me. 🤔
I recently rode down through the San Francisco bay area, as many of you know. I had previously gone through San Jose, going North, so all I wanted to...
09-27-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 437
Posted By stardognine

If nothing else, you can hang it on the wall, in...

If nothing else, you can hang it on the wall, in your museum. 😉

I hope you find a proper frame to hang it on, though. 😎
09-22-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 777
Posted By stardognine

Well-never-mind-then! I found the right-colored...

Well-never-mind-then! I found the right-colored bridge. 😁 Iím gonna take a very long break, and eventually work my way towards some chowda. Iíve still got a spare Whopper from last night, and some...
09-19-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 525
Posted By stardognine

Not every day, lol, but yeah, I like to scream a...

Not every day, lol, but yeah, I like to scream a little, pretending Iím Sammy Hagar or Robert Plant. 😎😁😎

I got it from my mother, she sang a lot when I was a kid. Plus we had to sing at mandatory...
09-19-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,021
Posted By stardognine

Yep, Iíll second that opinion, it gets better by...

Yep, Iíll second that opinion, it gets better by the ocean. 👍

I rode from Davis to Vacaville yesterday, and today Iíve made it to American Canyon so far, just North of Vallejo. Iím finally...
09-17-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,021
Posted By stardognine

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for...

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for much more than that, huh? Except maybe a nice Italian roast coffee, and a bowl. 😎😁😎
...
09-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By stardognine

No need for that here. I just paid the bike shop...

No need for that here. I just paid the bike shop $15 to remove the old cranks, crossed my fingers, & installed the Records. While the spindle was nekkid, I removed some string that got picked up,...
09-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By stardognine

Forgot to say, I got the big 53t chainring, along...

Forgot to say, I got the big 53t chainring, along with a 42 & 30. Watch out, slowpokes!!! 😁
09-09-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 735
Posted By stardognine

Too nice for yard art. 👍 Heck, just that...

Too nice for yard art. 👍 Heck, just that headlight alone is probably worth like 7 million dollars, or something. 🤔😁😉
09-07-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By stardognine

Aww geeze, another Bianchi thread!! 😁

I picked this up Friday, and thought I checked everything over well enough, but ended up dropping the chain into a holy mess. 😩 The seller told me it was his main commuter for 3 years, but apparently...
09-01-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I can vaguely remember the old ďput a tiger...

Hey, I can vaguely remember the old ďput a tiger in your tankĒ commercials, from the Ď60s. 😎👍😎

This dude crept up on me yesterday, as I was resting on a bench, on the bike path along the American...
08-24-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 817
Posted By stardognine

Good thoughts to anyone needing them. 😎 Iím...

Good thoughts to anyone needing them. 😎

Iím right near Chico now, maybe/probably heading back towards Sacramento soon. Itís been really dark here, during the day, and smells like smoke, pretty bad...
08-21-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 587
Posted By stardognine

Agree strongly!!! We want a refund! And more...

Agree strongly!!! We want a refund! And more cowbell! 😁
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,419
Posted By stardognine

Not really a sensible reply to this thread, but I...

Not really a sensible reply to this thread, but I grabbeda Zappa CD the other day. No wait, ďBobby Brown Goes DownĒ kinda sorta fits. 🤔😁...
08-06-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,467
Posted By stardognine

That worked out pretty good. I put those XT...

That worked out pretty good. I put those XT thumbies on on Tuesday, now today, 2 days later, I got a nice deal on these. 😁😎😁 The brake levers are M739, and both derailleurs are M737. Those V-brakes...
08-05-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

Yeah but, if itís an old barn or house, thatís...

Yeah but, if itís an old barn or house, thatís literally falling down from age & neglect, the property owner is sometimes just happy to be rid of any problems. I imagine kids playing around it might...
08-03-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,909
Posted By stardognine

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy...

Sounds like that Seinfeld episode, with puffy shirts. 🙄😁
08-02-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,726
Posted By stardognine

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ. ...

ďPreviously owned by a former racerĒ.

ďNeeds nothingĒ.
08-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By stardognine

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of...

Those things are so good, itís crazy. Lots of steak & cheese!!! 😍😎😁

I just got some more herbs last night, that are quite a bit stronger yet. Dogís Breath is 31% THC, which is crazy strong. 😁
...
08-01-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 211,937
Posted By stardognine

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was...

Hey, I always wanted to join a cult, but was afraid to ask. 🤔🙄😁

Iíve been meaning to post here, since getting a Ď85 six ten, but keep forgetting. Iím not forgetting to ride it though, lol. 😁...
07-31-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By stardognine

I havenít read that whole article yet, but...

I havenít read that whole article yet, but definitely will. Thanks for posting it. 👍😎
07-31-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By stardognine

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento...

Thatíd be a pretty good ride, Iím in Sacramento now. 😁
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 282,195
Posted By stardognine

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up...

Is that solar Casio like this? 😁 I picked mine up cheap at a flea market, back in Arizona. It needed batteries, but runs great. 👍

I figured if Iím riding through the desert, a solar-powered watch...
07-27-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By stardognine

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but...

Too big, you say? Mineís actually too small, but I can ďmakeĒ it fit pretty good, lol. Meaning a higher stem & seat post. 🙂

What part of the country are you in?
07-26-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By stardognine

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought...

Sweet, you found my bikeís twin. 😁 I just bought that exact bike in that exact color, not very long ago. 😎 You got the Sansin Gyro-Master hubs, didnít you? These are easily the nicest hubs Iíve ever...
Forum: Foo
07-24-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,585
Posted By stardognine

I always wanted to start my own country like...

I always wanted to start my own country like that, on an island. 🙄😁
Forum: Foo
07-22-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,585
Posted By stardognine

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket....

Ha, I know what you mean, about needing a jacket. Mostly around 5:00 or 6:00 AM, the chilly part of the day. I got used to 100+ F for awhile there, so 85-90 feels pretty good now. 😎

Back on topic,...
07-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By stardognine

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but...

I thought something was ďoffĒ lately here, but then I remembered, I downgraded my phone, lol. 🤔🙄😉

I have an iphone X, but was getting tired of the way everything works there. Went back to a 6+,...
07-20-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By stardognine

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old...

Absolutely correct. 👍 I actually had an old Shimano MT62 FD, that was marked 1 1/4Ē, that fit an Ď85 ST seat tube perfectly. 🙂
07-20-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,467
Posted By stardognine

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some...

Holy margaret, Mackerel! That cat could use some wrenchiní on. 🥺😁😉
07-20-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By stardognine

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I...

I agree, no need to go stretchiní the frame. 😉 I have a 6-speed freewheel on my Miyata six ten, which is alright, for now, but Iím planning to just upgrade to a 7-speed freewheel pretty soon, with...
07-18-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,580
Posted By stardognine

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the...

Sakae Ringyo. Itís ďofficiallyĒ called the MTS-101, but itís really a slingshot. 😎...
07-08-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,578
Posted By stardognine

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold...

Lucky pic, those darn deer donít usually hold still for pics. 😁😉 And fitting right in with the rolling conversation, a tractor. 😎...
06-28-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By stardognine

Thanks, Iím not in any big hurry to upgrade...

Thanks, Iím not in any big hurry to upgrade those, but figured you know. 👍

I wasnít ignoring you on purpose, just had to get to coffee. 😁
06-27-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By stardognine

I just noticed the pedal straps are...

I just noticed the pedal straps are Miyata-branded, too, and the saddle obviously is. Iím not sure if that saddle is sueded leather or a nicer imitation, but it seems pretty comfy. 👍

And whatís...
06-27-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,817
Posted By stardognine

I just gotta Miyata. 😎

After a recent lapse of good judgment in another deal (long story, I might share later), I made up for it today. I bought this 1985 Miyata 610, at a great price, which balanced my scales again...
06-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,467
Posted By stardognine

I finally got my roller-cam brakes off &...

I finally got my roller-cam brakes off & re-greased the posts, plus I changed one of my brake levers, and greased those pivot washers. Fresh brake cables & housings, and everythingís peachy. 😎 These...
06-20-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By stardognine

Very cool. 👍 Not the girl, sheís hot. 😎

Very cool. 👍 Not the girl, sheís hot. 😎
06-19-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By stardognine

I can see youíre just fishing for an argument,...

I can see youíre just fishing for an argument, but Iíve never had any problems before, with any iPhones. Only since they publicized the security vulnerability, and crooked people commenced to trying...
06-19-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,463
Posted By stardognine

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least...

Yeah, Iím not too crazy about that, but at least they supposedly fixed the vulnerability issue, that let freaky people get access to your files & info. 🙄 I know that was a very real issue, because I...
06-18-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,467
Posted By stardognine

I finally got my BB changed yesterday, on the Ď86...

I finally got my BB changed yesterday, on the Ď86 High Sierra. I was trying to be careful of that fixed cup, on the old cup & spindle unit, that it wasnít frozen on or something, but getting into a...
06-12-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,726
Posted By stardognine

Cause I keep falling in love with different...

Cause I keep falling in love with different bikes? 🤔😁😎...
06-11-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By stardognine

Good luck getting them mounted up. 🙂 I wonder...

Good luck getting them mounted up. 🙂 I wonder which is rarer, your stemmies, or my thumbies? 🤔...
06-10-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By stardognine

Nice bike, but I think they were still called...

Nice bike, but I think they were still called ATBs back then, as in All Terrain Bicycle. Thatís what they called my Ď86 Schwinn High Sierra, in the catalog. ATBs are far cooler than MTBs. 😎🤔😁
Forum: Touring
06-08-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By stardognine

If I were in your shoes, Iíd switch back to the...

If I were in your shoes, Iíd switch back to the old pedals, or something very similar. Thereís obviously something about the newer ones, that literally rubs you the wrong way. 🙄😉

Iíve had a major...
06-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,467
Posted By stardognine

I just recently bought a Schwinn High Sierra,...

I just recently bought a Schwinn High Sierra, down in Sacramento, then found another frame with most of the parts (no wheels), in Chico. So yesterday I got my ďslingshotĒ stem installed. 😎

It...
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