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06-17-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,359
Posted By camjr

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's...

I've only put about 125 miles on mine, but it's already very comfortable. My 225 pounds is apparently speeding the break-in process along.
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06-12-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,884
Posted By camjr

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06-10-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,242
Posted By camjr

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents...

Very nice. I love seeing your bikes. The accents and personal touches are always spot on.

Cheers.
06-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 37,716
Posted By camjr

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06-07-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,312
Posted By camjr

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06-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat...

I hit the road before dawn this morning to beat the North Texas heat. No wind at all, but the humidity was brutal, although it was quite comfortable as long as I was moving. I stopped for a...
06-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25,397
Views: 2,499,097
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and...

I decided to take a few days off work, and decided to break out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning...
06-04-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke...

I decided to take a few days off work, and broke out the Camelbak for a mid day ride in the heat on the Motobecane GT. 98 degree heat index at 1pm. Still better than the air conditioning and sitting...
06-03-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 776,059
Posted By camjr

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks...

My Motobecane Grand Touring with a fresh Brooks B17, Brooks microfiber bar tape, and a new, shorter reach quill stem from Origin8.
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06-03-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 776,059
Posted By camjr

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides...

Nice. There is a guy I often see on my rides around here north of DFW, Texas that rides a similar looking Guerciotti.
06-03-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 806
Posted By camjr

I would still start with a long established bike...

I would still start with a long established bike shop that has experience in older bikes and have them take a shot of "adjusting" the bent fork and build it back for you as the earlier post...
06-02-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25,397
Views: 2,499,097
Posted By camjr

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride...

A couple of days late, but crashed on a ride Saturday (grass clippings on a curve, and I wasn't paying attention). Luckily I ended up in the grass and weeds before I hit the ground. No road rash, no...
06-01-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,312
Posted By camjr

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05-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,359
Posted By camjr

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days...

I installed my first Brooks B17 saddle a few days ago and took my first ride on it yesterday after work. I had already treated with Proofide when I received it before I put it on the bike along with...
05-21-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 611,983
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber...

I just added a Brooks B17 saddle and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. Comfortable right out of the box!
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05-21-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,884
Posted By camjr

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape...

I just added a Brooks B17 and microfiber bar tape to the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring. The nice thing about being 225 pounds is that the break in time for the saddle is sped along!
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05-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 711,784
Posted By camjr

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state. ...

My '76 Moto GT in it's current state.

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05-17-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6,466
Views: 571,739
Posted By camjr

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for...

Birthday presents from the lovely Mrs. Camjr for the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring!
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05-10-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76...

Up and out before dawn this morning on the '76 Moto GT. I wanted to get into the lake when dawn was breaking. Riding up to the west side of the lake gives me some great sunrises.
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05-05-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles...

I took the '76 Moto GT out for a quick 21 miles after work today. I can't think of the last time we had a stout north wind this late in the year in DFW. It certainly made the return leg easier.
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05-05-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,828
Posted By camjr

My 2013 Absolute 2.1 as it currently sits after...

My 2013 Absolute 2.1 as it currently sits after thousands of miles. Yes, it's dirty but I washed it a few days ago.

I've been riding my vintage Motobecane Grand Touring a lot more lately, but I...
05-03-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

20 very hot, humid, and WINDY miles in North...

20 very hot, humid, and WINDY miles in North Texas today on my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring....
04-23-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,884
Posted By camjr

Either my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring or my...

Either my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring or my 2013 Fuji Absolute hybrid. Both great rides for me at 53 years old and 225 pounds.
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04-19-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 764,312
Posted By camjr

I had the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring out today...

I had the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring out today in the rain, wind, and even a brief bit of small hail! It's now in need of a serious wash.
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04-19-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

24 wet, windy miles with some unexpected small...

24 wet, windy miles with some unexpected small hail mixed in. That was rough, but still beats riding the Covid-19 Couch. I pretty much ride solo anyway. Tour of the Lake Cities, north of DFW, TX on...
04-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

I took the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring for a...

I took the '76 Motobecane Grand Touring for a short 16 miles of social distancing today. There was a pretty brisk and damp north wind today but it beats the couch. The Vitus 172 tubing and 27◊1 1/8...
04-05-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By camjr

Nice ride! I took my '76 Grand Touring out...

Nice ride! I took my '76 Grand Touring out today. All original apart from consumables. That Vitus 172 frame rides beautifully.

Cheers!
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04-04-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 522,240
Posted By camjr

Awfully cold in North Texas for April 4. 41...

Awfully cold in North Texas for April 4. 41 degrees F, north wind, and light drizzle. I ended up cutting it to a short 14 miles on my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 trying to beat the heavy rain. Still...
04-04-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,365,487
Posted By camjr

I took a couple of my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 on...

I took a couple of my 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 on an unseasonably cold ride this morning.

Cheers
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01-20-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7,570
Views: 2,365,487
Posted By camjr

My old reliable 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 in it's...

My old reliable 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 in it's current state...

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01-20-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 522,240
Posted By camjr

My 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 took me to Denton,TX...

My 2013 Fuji Absolute 2.1 took me to Denton,TX for breakfast tacos and beer with a friend of mine on his 2018 Absolute. Outbound was into a 20-25 headwind but the return leg was easy spinning!...
12-13-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By camjr

I rode my Fuji Absolute hybrid behind the float...

I rode my Fuji Absolute hybrid behind the float from my wife's school last weekend in a Parade of Lights in Flower Mound, TX. I also attached a battery pack to my helmet to add a string of LED's up...
12-09-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,984
Posted By camjr

I restored my father's 1976 Motobecane Grand...

I restored my father's 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring nearly 2 years ago. It had not moved from it's ceiling hooks in his garage since 1982. Every bit was able to be serviced and the consumables like...
12-09-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25,397
Views: 2,499,097
Posted By camjr

A little late, but here's a few from my 26 mile...

A little late, but here's a few from my 26 mile ride on Saturday morning. 39 degrees F but calm winds (a rarity in North Texas). I rode the 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring on the long morning ride. The...
12-09-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 522,240
Posted By camjr

I took my '76 Motobecane out for a 26 miler on...

I took my '76 Motobecane out for a 26 miler on Saturday morning, but rode the Fuji Absolute as a trail bike behind the float from my wife's school in a local Christmas Parade of Lights. I chose to...
12-02-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

Yesterday's ride. 15-25mph north wind but around...

Yesterday's ride. 15-25mph north wind but around 55 degrees in North Texas. The headwinds were brisk and it was pretty chilly with the wind coming off the water at times, but it was a great 26 mile...
11-30-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15,817
Views: 1,627,591
Posted By camjr

19 miles in a stiff northwest wind under a...

19 miles in a stiff northwest wind under a beautiful Texas sky. 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring.
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10-07-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,171
Posted By camjr

Now this thread has potential! A buddy of mine...

Now this thread has potential! A buddy of mine and I jump on our hybrids every month or so and make the 15 trek up to Denton, TX on a bike path that parallels the commuter rail for breakfast tacos...
09-26-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By camjr

Exactly. The ride is exquisite. I still put...

Exactly. The ride is exquisite. I still put about 75-100 miles on it a month.
09-26-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By camjr

Go find a vintage 70's steel frame road bike and...

Go find a vintage 70's steel frame road bike and go down that rabbit hole (personal experience)...
09-20-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,457
Posted By camjr

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08-31-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,047
Posted By camjr

We refer to that first shot as Cyborg Fritz

We refer to that first shot as Cyborg Fritz
08-27-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,265
Posted By camjr

I love the feel of my '76 Grand Touring. The...

I love the feel of my '76 Grand Touring. The frame and forks just soak up road chatter. I tried to keep mine with as many of the original parts as possible apart from consumables. Happy riding on...
08-24-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 79,832
Posted By camjr

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08-20-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,747
Views: 611,983
Posted By camjr

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08-18-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,723
Views: 640,044
Posted By camjr

My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring. My father...

My 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring. My father purchased it new, and I pulled it down from the ceiling hooks it hadn't moved from since 1982 about a year ago, replaced all the consumables, and started...
08-18-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 711,784
Posted By camjr

Here is my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring after a...

Here is my 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring after a complete teardown, spindle and bearing replacement in the French threaded bottom bracket, derailleur and brake cleaning and rebuild, headset and hub...
08-13-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,826
Posted By camjr

My 1976 GT is a great ride. My father bought it...

My 1976 GT is a great ride. My father bought it new, and I resurrected it about a little over a year ago after it had been hanging from ceiling hooks since 1982. I appreciate the bike for both the...
07-23-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,575
Posted By camjr

Absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing.

Absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing.
07-20-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,977
Views: 522,240
Posted By camjr

Here are a couple of sunrise pics taken during my...

Here are a couple of sunrise pics taken during my early 20 mile ride this morning up to Lewisville Lake north of Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas....
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