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07-01-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,469
Posted By Drillium Dude

Tukwila Urban Center Pedestrian Bridge, Tukwila,...

Tukwila Urban Center Pedestrian Bridge, Tukwila, WA:

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That's Jacob, my riding...
07-01-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hey, not trying to devalue this bike - I'm saying...

Hey, not trying to devalue this bike - I'm saying it doesn't have a lot of value to begin with. I should know - I bought one, then sold it - twice - over the course of 5 years. Virtually NOS,...
07-01-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By Drillium Dude

I thought the same about big bodies of water,...

I thought the same about big bodies of water, but, oh well. Good bit of water in the Bridge thread, anyhow!

DD
07-01-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 147
Posted By Drillium Dude

I don't know how one could justify $1200 for a...

I don't know how one could justify $1200 for a Voyageur 11.8 (11.2 is the Schwinn Super le Tour). Maybe a quarter of that, tops.

DD
07-01-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Drillium Dude

Ah, I can help him out with that problem ;) ...

Ah, I can help him out with that problem ;)

Seriously, I had a pair of those and foolishly sold them - back when I first re-sold the frame. Been looking for a set even though my Casati refinish...
07-01-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Drillium Dude

It just so happens I have a visual which speaks...

It just so happens I have a visual which speaks to this question; decide for yourself:
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07-01-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 18,431
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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DD
07-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 650
Posted By Drillium Dude

Me and a buddy did Seattle to Portland in one day...

Me and a buddy did Seattle to Portland in one day back in 2003. Our total for the day was 218 miles; I rode the Davidson, which was still outfitted with Campy NR/SR back in those days:
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06-30-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 444
Posted By Drillium Dude

It is indeed a Perfection. With the exception of...

It is indeed a Perfection. With the exception of the gear lever mounting, mine is identical:
...
06-30-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By Drillium Dude

I wouldn't put it past them. When I gave clipless...

I wouldn't put it past them. When I gave clipless pedals a try back in the early 2000s the experience was excruciating for my feet, despite trying three different pedal brands and a perfectly-fitting...
06-29-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thank you for the reminder - and the name (can't...

Thank you for the reminder - and the name (can't read the sign in the pic from my visit/ride):
...
06-29-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,637
Posted By Drillium Dude

The classic candy red with white panels of an...

The classic candy red with white panels of an early 80s icon:

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06-29-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is stretching it, but... Part of the...

This is stretching it, but...

Part of the Casati leaning against the front of Carter & Company on Bay street in Port Orchard:
...
06-28-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,396
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting perspective; I like your opinion :) ...

Interesting perspective; I like your opinion :)

DD
06-27-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nothing quite like a nighttime ride, for real....

Nothing quite like a nighttime ride, for real. Never know what you'll see!

DD
06-26-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,469
Posted By Drillium Dude

I do indeed; here's lookin' at you -...

I do indeed; here's lookin' at you - perspective-wise:

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DD
06-26-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By Drillium Dude

Puget Sound with Colnago Super: ...

Puget Sound with Colnago Super:

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Lake Washington with Medici...
06-26-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By Drillium Dude

I remember this photo from your ride report and...

I remember this photo from your ride report and liked it so much I researched it on Google Earth. Great composition with the trees, bridge, and marina beyond.

DD
06-25-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,725
Posted By Drillium Dude

This thread came immediately to mind when I came...

This thread came immediately to mind when I came across this pic again from a couple-three years back:
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06-25-22, 02:40 AM
Replies: 19,056
Views: 2,365,237
Posted By Drillium Dude

No ride pics - I didn't ride. How about a pic of...

No ride pics - I didn't ride. How about a pic of what caused me to cancel tonight's planned ride:
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06-24-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Drillium Dude

I wish - apparently somebody else had precedence...

I wish - apparently somebody else had precedence :(

DD
06-23-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,469
Posted By Drillium Dude

There's our winner! DD

There's our winner!

DD
06-23-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By Drillium Dude

It sure is! I hope we some more from HOMES. ...

It sure is! I hope we some more from HOMES.

Honestly, I welcome pics with any big body of water - briny or fresh. I just thought "Bikes 'n Bays" sounded like a snappy thread title :)

DD
06-23-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By Drillium Dude

Oh, yeah! Definitely a fan of the chrome masking...

Oh, yeah! Definitely a fan of the chrome masking (particularly the fork crown) on this '81. In fact, there are no less than 6 transitions from the dropout faces to the upper head lug :)

DD
06-23-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By Drillium Dude

Well, don't mind if I do - PM incoming :) DD

Well, don't mind if I do - PM incoming :)

DD
06-23-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,728
Posted By Drillium Dude

Man, it's sad to hear this. I met Gus after a...

Man, it's sad to hear this. I met Gus after a ride back in August of 2019. Very affectionate, just hanging out outside, enjoying his sunny spot. Even took a picture:
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06-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,202
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bikes 'n Bays

In the spirit of the Bikes on Bridges (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253943-bikes-bridges.html) thread, lets see your bikes next to big bodies of water.

Edmonds ferry terminal, Puget...
06-23-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,469
Posted By Drillium Dude

Found a few more: ...

Found a few more:

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06-22-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Drillium Dude

Assisting with the thread derail: I miss my E46,...

Assisting with the thread derail: I miss my E46, too :)

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DD
06-22-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,469
Posted By Drillium Dude

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06-21-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,000
Posted By Drillium Dude

Pretty sure you can pencil me in, yeah :) DD

Pretty sure you can pencil me in, yeah :)

DD
06-20-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,000
Posted By Drillium Dude

Andy_K Thanks for posting the awesome photos!...

Andy_K Thanks for posting the awesome photos! Looks like a pretty cool climb, and the scenery has its own brand of coolness; there's just something about the starkness of those defoliated trees...
06-20-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,216
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bears, beets, Battlestar Gallactica. Bibs...

Bears, beets, Battlestar Gallactica.

Bibs are best.

DD
06-20-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By Drillium Dude

Interesting error in Susan Weaver's article:...

Interesting error in Susan Weaver's article: according to her, Felice Gimondi - and not Jacques Anquetil - won the 1964 TDF.

DD
06-18-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,396
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bit of a rush to judgement. OP: why not...

Bit of a rush to judgement.

OP: why not simply clarify with the seller what part of the frame you are claiming is bent? Think of the facts: seller doesn't know you, and you don't know the seller....
06-17-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,802
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Drillium Dude

If I found one in a dumpster, I'd set it on fire....

If I found one in a dumpster, I'd set it on fire. Then, I'd call the FD in and root for them to save the dumpster.

Yeah, they are POSes :)

DD
06-16-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 715
Posted By Drillium Dude

I would think the bands in the first pic is...

I would think the bands in the first pic is simply a mirroring thing. I've seen other builders do the same with the Worlds bands. Are those foil?

I've always thought gugie 's Pug is his...
06-15-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 715
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hah, my own OCD kicked in when I saw this, too,...

Hah, my own OCD kicked in when I saw this, too, but for a different reason: r/w/b bands at the top just looks wrong - the World Championship bands should bracket on both ends. I don't know if that's...
06-15-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,826
Posted By Drillium Dude

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06-15-22, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 805
Posted By Drillium Dude

I did two brushed steel bikes: Colnago first (no...

I did two brushed steel bikes: Colnago first (no treatment whatsoever to the tubing afterwards), then the Casati followed a few years later (matte clearcoat - just your basic Krylon stuff - over...
06-09-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,663
Posted By Drillium Dude

A bit-character in the movie "Thelma and Louise"...

A bit-character in the movie "Thelma and Louise" made that jersey iconic (at least for me). T&L get pulled over, but get the drop on the cop. They put him in the trunk of his cruiser, using his gun...
06-04-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,940
Posted By Drillium Dude

My information (I added a little more to my...

My information (I added a little more to my earlier post to clear any confusion) came from the old Bicycling magazine article. In addition to the frame/fork going for $950 and the "money is no...
06-03-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,940
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks like a 1982 frameset; one of the Elite...

Looks like a 1982 frameset; one of the Elite Paramounts. It retailed for $950 (f/f) and was offered (as a complete bike, in any configuration you could want) for $2500. The original owner probably...
05-31-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,342
Posted By Drillium Dude

Gone, but not forgotten: ...

Gone, but not forgotten:

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05-30-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,389
Posted By Drillium Dude

Tell me you're a cyclist...

...without telling me you're a cyclist :)

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DD
05-28-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Drillium Dude

Familiarize yourself with the part/part number,...

Familiarize yourself with the part/part number, then check in with your LBS. Often bike shops have small parts collections accumulated over the years - co ops are best for this kinda thing - and...
05-27-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By Drillium Dude

Are you sure you don't want to go down the Campy...

Are you sure you don't want to go down the Campy 8 speed rabbit hole? My excursion resulted in quite an extraordinary bike - which for the past six months has been my daily driver:
...
05-24-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,379
Posted By Drillium Dude

While the entire bike came out wonderfully, this...

While the entire bike came out wonderfully, this little detail is my favorite. Enjoy the new ride in good health - and I hope you get more chances to ride together with your new group as you get back...
05-13-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 933
Posted By Drillium Dude

Aaaaand there's the correct answer to the OP's...

Aaaaand there's the correct answer to the OP's query.

DD
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