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07-10-21, 02:05 PM
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Posted By ascherer

Park 2D2

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Weíre moving stuff out of our apartment to our...
06-15-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,357
Posted By ascherer

Jackpot! Those bars are over the top.

Jackpot! Those bars are over the top.
06-13-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

Yesterday's ride of about 33 miles covered 4...

Yesterday's ride of about 33 miles covered 4 boroughs and 4 bridges: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx; Manhattan Bridge, Pulaski Bridge, Triboro Bridge, High Bridge. Coffee and snack at the...
06-08-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63,086
Views: 9,628,227
Posted By ascherer

I'm glad there's a continent between me and that.

I'm glad there's a continent between me and that.
06-08-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By ascherer

For some reason I love that the Alvit has frayed...

For some reason I love that the Alvit has frayed cable sticking out of it.
06-04-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,689
Posted By ascherer

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06-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By ascherer

As to the angle of the bars, follow what feels...

As to the angle of the bars, follow what feels right. I had mine at about the same downward angle, my wrists felt like they were most neutral with that setup.
06-04-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,396
Posted By ascherer

That's a pretty craptastic haul!

That's a pretty craptastic haul!
06-04-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,602
Posted By ascherer

I had a similar experience when I got the chrome...

I had a similar experience when I got the chrome Pro below yours. 1 cm larger than I usually ride and it's perfect.
06-04-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,602
Posted By ascherer

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Since last shown it's acquired dynamo lighting and VO Grand Cru...
05-31-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,259
Posted By ascherer

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05-30-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,513
Posted By ascherer

2011 was a quiet year. My Mercian was a few years...

2011 was a quiet year. My Mercian was a few years into it's Ultegra upgrade. We bought my wife a contemporary Cannondale Synapse for our wedding which has since been replaced with a 1984 Lotus Eclair...
05-05-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,239
Posted By ascherer

When I'm feeling frisky I ride my Mercian. ...

When I'm feeling frisky I ride my Mercian.

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For...
05-05-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,806
Posted By ascherer

Two weekends ago I was slowly rolling through a...

Two weekends ago I was slowly rolling through a crowded open street in Brooklyn when a fellow that was standing next to his bike suddenly turned 90 degrees to his left and walked right into me. No...
05-01-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 21,602
Posted By ascherer

Nope, nope. Ima wait another month.

Nope, nope. Ima wait another month.
04-30-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,396
Posted By ascherer

I added some pretty OK crap and sent the BOC on...

I added some pretty OK crap and sent the BOC on its way.

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Going...
04-29-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 886
Posted By ascherer

Once you go gravel, all else unravels.

Once you go gravel, all else unravels.
04-28-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,396
Posted By ascherer

Yup, got your message. Box will be schlepped to...

Yup, got your message. Box will be schlepped to the PO in the next few days. I'll send you tracking once it's out. This is now BOC, self-service version.
04-28-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 78,198
Posted By ascherer

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04-28-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,396
Posted By ascherer

Here's the reveal...this load of Crap was...

Here's the reveal...this load of Crap was packaged better than old King Tut!

The Outer Sarcophagus...
04-25-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,671
Posted By ascherer

I was doored hard in '73 or so. Good thing I was...

I was doored hard in '73 or so. Good thing I was a kid, a mild concussion and all-over sprains was the worst of it but mom insisted I get a helmet. Leather was the only game in town, the early...
04-24-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

One of my personal spring series rides is to...

One of my personal spring series rides is to Coney Island, it’s a tad under 50 miler round trip and is a lot of fun. Today, something a little different happened.

There’s a place in Brooklyn, part...
04-18-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

Sunday spin through Manhattan and The Bronx on my...

Sunday spin through Manhattan and The Bronx on my Pro. I love the long wheelbase, smooth ride, fenders and bad on my Raleigh Pro, but my Mercian Pro rewards sporty riding with amazing feedback and...
04-17-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

I enjoy seeing this Zeus. The story was great to...

I enjoy seeing this Zeus. The story was great to follow, and it always reminds me of the one I got when I was 16.
04-17-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

I rode 20 blocks south on Central Park West and...

I rode 20 blocks south on Central Park West and heard Chris Potter, Joe Martin and Nasheet Waits play an hour long set on Summit Rock.
...
04-17-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

Happy Birthday, Neal!

Happy Birthday, Neal!
04-09-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,501
Posted By ascherer

Maybe I'm just a city slicker but I find it...

Maybe I'm just a city slicker but I find it interesting to note that there appear to be bison grazing behind PilotFishBob's International and we're carrying on about color and lugs.
04-06-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By ascherer

That's going to make someone happy. Yes, great...

That's going to make someone happy. Yes, great bones.
04-04-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

Finally, out for some miles in the city. I did my...

Finally, out for some miles in the city. I did my Hipster Trail ride, headed downtown starting at Central Park then beeline down 7th Avenue to the Village and over the Manhattan Bridge. Stopped 3...
04-01-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,035
Posted By ascherer

I've missed out on the color I wanted from Acorn....

I've missed out on the color I wanted from Acorn. Speaking for myself I would have appreciated a heads-up when they were going to be restocked. It doesn't feel right to me to keep info like that to...
04-01-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,655
Posted By ascherer

Hella handsome.

Hella handsome.
03-28-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,235
Posted By ascherer

Finished up a third wheel to use the Panasonic...

Finished up a third wheel to use the Panasonic hubs that Soma put on sale. This one's for my wife’s 84 Lotus Eclair. Now I’m wiring up a BM Cyo front and Mini Plus rear.
...
03-26-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,754
Posted By ascherer

Ooooooooooo...:twitchy: again!

Ooooooooooo...:twitchy: again!
03-26-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,754
Posted By ascherer

Ooooooooooo...:twitchy:

Ooooooooooo...:twitchy:
03-24-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,754
Posted By ascherer

Humbly submitted: ...

Humbly submitted:
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03-23-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,235
Posted By ascherer

:beer:

:beer:
03-23-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,235
Posted By ascherer

Dynamo lighting for the Mk I. Of course, that...

Dynamo lighting for the Mk I. Of course, that includes relacing the front wheel with the super-cheap Panasonic hub that Soma had on sale a month or so back. What I save there went into the BM IQ-X...
03-22-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,436
Posted By ascherer

That's a fine looking ride, no harm no foul.

That's a fine looking ride, no harm no foul.
03-17-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

Iíve been off the bike all winter except for...

Iíve been off the bike all winter except for errands and a 10 mile spin in January. Iím pretty out of shape so during todayís short opening ride in Vermont with 1150 feet of climbing I felt every...
03-08-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,014
Posted By ascherer

Built up for my son last summer. He named it...

Built up for my son last summer. He named it Sarsaparilla.

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03-03-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By ascherer

Hot.

Hot.
02-28-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,326
Posted By ascherer

I had some fun a while back applying some...

I had some fun a while back applying some "artistic" filters to some old pictures, here they are:

Mercian, old build...
02-19-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,401
Posted By ascherer

Thanks to hazetguy this NOS Impero is snugly...

Thanks to hazetguy this NOS Impero is snugly nestled into my chrome Mk. I :love:

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02-17-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,069
Posted By ascherer

3 Dynamos arrived today, as did a shipment of B&M...

3 Dynamos arrived today, as did a shipment of B&M lights from EU. Woohoo!!
02-17-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,401
Posted By ascherer

2 shipments...now for measurements and ordering...

2 shipments...now for measurements and ordering spokes. Then I'll see you in the "What are you wrenching on?" thread!...
02-07-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By ascherer

Acorn Bags restocking tomorrow 2/8

As always, no association with the good folks at Acorn, just a fan of their hard-to-get bags. Good luck!

-------------------------------Hi everyone,

All our BLACK X-PAC BAGS will be...
02-07-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17,596
Views: 1,930,157
Posted By ascherer

First non-utility ride since November. The paths...

First non-utility ride since November. The paths were too icy and slushy to get down to the Hudson River Greenway so I joined the Freds for a quick run along Riverside Drive. Today we're getting...
02-01-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By ascherer

...scared!

...scared!
01-31-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 167,157
Posted By ascherer

Here's my 1970 chrome Pro to complement...

Here's my 1970 chrome Pro to complement fishboy316's beauty.

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01-31-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,152
Posted By ascherer

See the one in the back? Itís name is Wipperman....

See the one in the back? Itís name is Wipperman. ;)
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