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10-25-21, 07:01 AM
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Posted By johnnyace

My wife and I had breakfast at the Crystal Hotel...

My wife and I had breakfast at the Crystal Hotel a couple of weeks ago, and overheard from an employee that McMenamin's has that outdoor seating on the street until at least July of 2022, so it's...
10-23-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,413
Posted By johnnyace

That is absolutely stunning, gorgeous. Did you...

That is absolutely stunning, gorgeous. Did you take this photograph? If so, my complements.

Oh, and I like your cheese (Cotswold). :D
10-23-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,413
Posted By johnnyace

A quick 23-mile ride...

A quick 23-mile ride (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/37746117) close to home.
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10-23-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,277
Views: 733,432
Posted By johnnyace

Ritchey goodies: cycling cap and Capo 100% cotton...

Ritchey goodies: cycling cap and Capo 100% cotton jacket:

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10-22-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,947
Posted By johnnyace

Three bikes (the third is being built), spare...

Three bikes (the third is being built), spare wheelset, freewheel, and a stem here. Same thing for the bin.
10-21-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18,010
Views: 2,040,795
Posted By johnnyace

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...

Biked through the neighborhood to the grocery store for dinner supplies. Sometimes it's good to appreciate the view close to home.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By johnnyace

Easy. Don't buy their stuff.

Easy. Don't buy their stuff.
10-18-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

Ditto. My biggest problems were an utter lack of...

Ditto. My biggest problems were an utter lack of confidence in my bike, gearing, and shifting. Finished the PX-10 the day before I left for Cino, so it was not properly vetted. Things that were known...
10-16-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 756
Posted By johnnyace

26" wheels became obsolete for me when I sold my...

26" wheels became obsolete for me when I sold my 1985 Univega Alpina Uno (https://www.flickr.com/photos/193554749@N07/albums/72157719808394706) last month. Now it's just 700c in my stable. :D
10-10-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18,010
Views: 2,040,795
Posted By johnnyace

Thanks Jeff! It was such a beautiful morning;...

Thanks Jeff! It was such a beautiful morning; reminded me not to take for granted the wonderful area that I live in, with so many great rides within easy reach. I always worry that the camera cannot...
10-10-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18,010
Views: 2,040,795
Posted By johnnyace

There was some rain last night, but this morning...

There was some rain last night, but this morning was pretty nice for a ride. Went out on one of my new favorite, short, close to home rides. West Salem out to Spring Valley Road...
10-09-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,153
Posted By johnnyace

I'm definitely paying more for an American made...

I'm definitely paying more for an American made bike (Hampsten). Come to think of it, most everything on the bike is from an American company, although much of (but not all) the manufacturing is...
10-08-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18,010
Views: 2,040,795
Posted By johnnyace

I went out today on one of my usual routes, and...

I went out today on one of my usual routes, and then decided to mix it up a bit by taking the Buena Vista Ferry over the Willamette River, into Independence for a lunch stop, and then back into...
10-06-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,753
Posted By johnnyace

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not...

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not having those *lovely* welds that you have, is very ugly. As far as functionality goes, I'm not sure why anyone would want a bouncy stem. Must be a...
10-04-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,984
Posted By johnnyace

What, you mean every thread ISN'T an opportunity...

What, you mean every thread ISN'T an opportunity for everyone to post pictures of ALL their bikes? :rolleyes:
10-01-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,984
Posted By johnnyace

Speaking of Bob Freeman and common/uncommon...

Speaking of Bob Freeman and common/uncommon Italian bikes, have you seen the restored 1959 Cinelli Model B he has listed on ebay? Cinelli may be a common Italian marque, but I'd say that bike is...
09-30-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,984
Posted By johnnyace

I currently have two French and an incoming...

I currently have two French and an incoming American. I would like to have this (very Italian) Mondonico off of the Portland craigslist, but in fairly typical craigslist fashion, the seller hasn't...
09-30-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,600
Posted By johnnyace

Ride with Andy Hampsten in Italy! They do a...

Ride with Andy Hampsten in Italy! They do a number of different tours of varying difficulty, some a mix of cooking and cycling.

https://www.cinghiale.com/
09-28-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By johnnyace

I have also heard the same. Re: Ultegra 8000...

I have also heard the same.

Re: Ultegra 8000 vs. Chorus 12: I went with SRAM Force for my upcoming Hampsten. :innocent:
09-27-21, 06:25 AM
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Posted By johnnyace

Funny, I also now have only two bikes left, sold...

Funny, I also now have only two bikes left, sold down from seven, in anticipation of an incoming custom Hampsten Strada Bianca. One of them that I kept is a Motobecane Grand Record...
09-24-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By johnnyace

Confirmed. Scratched and worn, but it's there. I...

Confirmed. Scratched and worn, but it's there. I can make out "Kalloy" on it. So much for my dreams of ebay fortunes, haha. Thanks!
Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,552
Posted By johnnyace

I just discovered this thread while searching for...

I just discovered this thread while searching for something else. I could most definitely live without cell phone, TV, and computer. My wife and I talk about ditching the TV after the kids are gone....
09-24-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 172,076
Posted By johnnyace

This beautiful Nagasawa track bike showed up as I...

This beautiful Nagasawa track bike showed up as I was waiting for my wife at the coffee shop post-ride. Dura-Ace high flange track hubs, Nitto seatpost and stem, Sugino cranks, Chris King headset. I...
09-18-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,281
Posted By johnnyace

Of course. Always something that needs to be done...

Of course. Always something that needs to be done with a "new" used bike. Yeah, there's plenty of flat road pedals that would be better than those generic MTB pedals.
09-18-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,281
Posted By johnnyace

Well that was quick. ;) Nice bike, but that...

Well that was quick. ;) Nice bike, but that saddle, and those pedals, hmmm...
09-15-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,489
Posted By johnnyace

I'm gonna eat me a lot of peaches. ...

I'm gonna eat me a lot of peaches.

https://youtu.be/wvAnQqVJ3XQ
09-14-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,281
Posted By johnnyace

Man, that's pretty damn slick!

Man, that's pretty damn slick!
09-12-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By johnnyace

There's something you don't hear/read too often....

There's something you don't hear/read too often. :roflmao2:
09-05-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 958
Posted By johnnyace

Soooo, next year's Cino bike, right?

Soooo, next year's Cino bike, right?
09-02-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

I rode Conti Gatorskins 32mm at 100psi. Flatted...

I rode Conti Gatorskins 32mm at 100psi. Flatted once before we even hit the gravel on day one. The "Fuji guy" that borrowed my bike after pranza got another flat fairly close to Hot Springs, but...
08-31-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

Yeah, I think that's Brian, husband of Kelly...

Yeah, I think that's Brian, husband of Kelly (wearing flannel shirt, to the right of the blue cooler on the bacon table). I don't think he's a BF member, and they live in Columbia Falls, not Bozeman.
08-31-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

I believe the unidentified green bike is an Ibis...

I believe the unidentified green bike is an Ibis MTB drop-bar conversion.
08-30-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

Had a great time at Cino, and was happy to meet...

Had a great time at Cino, and was happy to meet many BF folks. I was part of a small group that took a wrong turn on day one, adding about 10 extra miles (mostly uphill!) to get back to the lunch...
08-25-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3,515
Views: 874,525
Posted By johnnyace

Freshly built Peugeot PX10, ready for Cino...

Freshly built Peugeot PX10, ready for Cino MMXXI...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210825_150418_dd3f26d7121f10433b0acca01c528391cee4ff6d.jpg
08-25-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 136,493
Posted By johnnyace

Finished my Cino build PX10 just today... ...

Finished my Cino build PX10 just today...

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08-25-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,633
Posted By johnnyace

John - Peugeot PX10. Finally came all together...

John - Peugeot PX10. Finally came all together just today. Ready as I'll ever be! Many thanks to gugie for the BB butchering fixed cup removal, and Jagur at NW Hub (https://www.thenorthwesthub.org/),...
08-25-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,548
Posted By johnnyace

I once ended up with an Atala Professional from...

I once ended up with an Atala Professional from ebay that had horrible pics and wasn't even listed as an Atala. I forget what details gave it away, but it was a very nice handmade Italian bike from...
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By johnnyace

I think this offers some clues: ...

I think this offers some clues:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09maaUaRT4M
08-24-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,123
Posted By johnnyace

Yes, clamp on. I don't think they're doing any...

Yes, clamp on. I don't think they're doing any with braze-on FD, unless specifically requested.
08-21-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,123
Posted By johnnyace

Steel, no lugs. Modern 11-speed group. Steve has...

Steel, no lugs. Modern 11-speed group. Steve has been a pleasure to work with.
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,237
Posted By johnnyace

Well, good luck. The invasion here in Oregon...

Well, good luck. The invasion here in Oregon began back in the '80s, I believe, in earnest. I can't prove it, but I think the current madness that is Portland is a result of the shifting...
08-21-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,123
Posted By johnnyace

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian...

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian denominations, but I suppose I may be sinning in the C&V sense. Coming soon to me...
...
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By johnnyace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlLcBQPQ96Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlLcBQPQ96Q
08-14-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,853
Posted By johnnyace

Wow. Pretty sure I could fly to France, have a...

Wow. Pretty sure I could fly to France, have a really nice vacation, have an Alex Singer custom made, etc., for that price.
08-08-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,183
Posted By johnnyace

Yes I do, every damn time. Frequently get "the...

Yes I do, every damn time. Frequently get "the look" from attractive women, often much younger than me, so I must be doing something right.
08-08-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,527
Posted By johnnyace

Galli Criterium ...

Galli Criterium

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08-07-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18,010
Views: 2,040,795
Posted By johnnyace

From a few days ago. Went riding out into farm...

From a few days ago. Went riding out into farm country, out to Eagle Marsh on the Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, back into Salem for refueling at the Governor's Cup, who have a Mondia and a...
08-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By johnnyace

I hate to be the one to say it, but it looks like...

I hate to be the one to say it, but it looks like the fork is bent.
08-03-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,891
Posted By johnnyace

Posted elsewhere: Newly acquired Motobecane Grand...

Posted elsewhere: Newly acquired Motobecane Grand Record with various customizations (https://www.flickr.com/photos/193554749@N07/albums/72157719666367535), running a Specialities TA triple and a...
08-01-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 47,567
Posted By johnnyace

Newly acquired Grand Record: ...

Newly acquired Grand Record:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210730_132716_d8b6bc2ecf114652349cbad2ff9e066ab0fab7f6.jpg
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