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05-16-22, 07:48 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Judging from the racks, generators, and saddles,...

Judging from the racks, generators, and saddles, I would say yes, definitely Suberbes.
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05-11-22, 09:25 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Thanks!

Thanks!
05-11-22, 09:14 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Ad link please? * * *

Ad link please?
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05-06-22, 08:15 PM
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Posted By DQRider

Agreed. Clang is local to me, but we haven't met...

Agreed. Clang is local to me, but we haven't met yet. Maybe we should remedy that?
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05-06-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 18,849
Views: 2,307,092
Posted By DQRider

Like Waking From a Coma...

I rode to work today.

I know that sounds rather mundane, certainly unremarkable, except it wasn't. Like the subject line says, for me, it was like waking from a coma.
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05-04-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

This is an awesome deal. I would be all over it...

This is an awesome deal. I would be all over it if I had any space. But I've gotta sell some before I can add anything new.
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04-13-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 68,817
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Posted By DQRider

Why is it we never see the Grand Sport with the...

Why is it we never see the Grand Sport with the proper color scheme up for sale? Instead of blue with white accents, which looks magnificent, we get this ho-hum mostly white with blue accents thing....
04-07-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

Maybe he's charging extra for "patina". * * ...

Maybe he's charging extra for "patina".
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04-06-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 132,923
Posted By DQRider

Excellent! I am so impressed with the Quality of...

Excellent! I am so impressed with the Quality of the images sent to this thread. Oh, and by the way, that light you see up ahead is a train... good luck! :eek:
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03-27-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,899
Posted By DQRider

Agreed. Old age is a drag. I wouldn't recommend...

Agreed. Old age is a drag. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
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03-26-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,899
Posted By DQRider

That is an extremely nice build. Beau! Première...

That is an extremely nice build. Beau! Première classe!
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03-16-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

I don't mean to be pedantic here, but I have to...

I don't mean to be pedantic here, but I have to call foul on this one. Your use of the plural "walls" shows a misunderstanding of the origin of that phrase.
Let's treat this as a teachable moment?...
03-02-22, 08:10 PM
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Posted By DQRider

Now THAT is an original composition. Very nice!...

Now THAT is an original composition. Very nice! :thumb:
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02-28-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 814,156
Posted By DQRider

I'm guessing by spoke count... * * *

I'm guessing by spoke count...
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02-17-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 953,523
Posted By DQRider

It certainly exudes Quality. Looks hand-built...

It certainly exudes Quality. Looks hand-built with care and passion. Beautiful! Does it have a serial number of any kind on it? I love the shellacked bar wrap, BTW. Good Luck solving your mystery....
02-17-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 63,148
Posted By DQRider

Thanks, I appreciate that. Nothing better than...

Thanks, I appreciate that. Nothing better than pulling up to a taproom and watching my bike draw a small crowd. Makes my day.
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02-17-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 63,148
Posted By DQRider

Right. My opinion comes from the perspective of...

Right. My opinion comes from the perspective of someone with limited discretionary income. I'm not trying to change anybody's mind about this, just expressing my own take on the subject. I agree that...
02-16-22, 04:14 PM
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Views: 63,148
Posted By DQRider

I actually had to go back to the opening post to...

I actually had to go back to the opening post to find out what the original intent was for this thread. rydabent mentioned bang-for-the-buck, and my take on that is I cannot imagine paying four...
02-14-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

The Ergon GC1's have lasted 5 years so far with...

The Ergon GC1's have lasted 5 years so far with minimal wear. Very high quality construction.

The Planet Bike DuraCork grips are new to me - about a year old? So no durability data yet. They are...
02-14-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

I have also used these on one of my roadbikes: ...

I have also used these on one of my roadbikes: Happy Hands Handlebar Grips - Duracork - Planet Bike (https://www.planetbike.com/happy-hands-handlebar-grips-duracork/)

Very comfy, half the price....
02-14-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,132
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Posted By DQRider

I'm certainly not seeing the kind of deals we...

I'm certainly not seeing the kind of deals we used to get there. They are charging MSRP for these. And if you don't have Prime, you probably have to pay shipping too. It seems these days that nothing...
02-14-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

$40? Ergon GC1 BioKork Grips | ProBikeKit.com...

$40? Ergon GC1 BioKork Grips | ProBikeKit.com...
02-14-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

I use Ergon Biokork grips on almost all my MTBs....

I use Ergon Biokork grips on almost all my MTBs. They are so much better than anything else out there.

https://i.imgur.com/2YNM2bO.png
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02-04-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 878,630
Posted By DQRider

That's a nice, clean aesthetic right there. What...

That's a nice, clean aesthetic right there. What other mods are you planning?
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01-26-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7,612
Views: 820,603
Posted By DQRider

Please explain the appeal? Everything I have...

Please explain the appeal? Everything I have read says that we must have relief in the center of the saddle in order to avoid blocking blood flow to important organs. Of course, this could be just...
01-19-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

The OP doesn't really define what qualifies as...

The OP doesn't really define what qualifies as C&V: This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers,...
01-17-22, 02:06 PM
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Views: 814,156
Posted By DQRider

Yes it is. * * *

Yes it is.
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01-14-22, 03:37 PM
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Posted By DQRider

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger: ...

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger:

Turbocharged Vintage Kawasaki Motorcycle, 1978 Z1R-TC Turbo! - YouTube

I wasn't aware these came with such subdued paint schemes.
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01-07-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

I don't know if this fits your needs, but there...

I don't know if this fits your needs, but there is a Bauer for sale here in the Twin Cities. It has been up on CL forever. Here you go:
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01-07-22, 07:53 AM
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Views: 820,603
Posted By DQRider

The stem mount is the way to go. As you can see...

The stem mount is the way to go. As you can see below, the Crane Suzu Bell has other magical properties.

https://i.imgur.com/bZ7NEoI.png

I totally agree with the Amazon reviewer. The way this...
01-04-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3,176
Views: 814,156
Posted By DQRider

I would wager that nearly everyone on the Bike...

I would wager that nearly everyone on the Bike Forums knows the illustrious history of Bridgestone bicycles. Grant Petersen, founder of Rivendell, designed some of their most interesting models in...
12-29-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

I know this seller, he's a good guy. I've traded...

I know this seller, he's a good guy. I've traded with him for years.
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12-23-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 911
Views: 255,888
Posted By DQRider

That's a beautiful bike! So well executed, it's a...

That's a beautiful bike! So well executed, it's a pleasure to peruse the details. Your choice of saddle, bars, and pedals was spot-on. Your decision to leave the crank alone, rather than doing the...
12-16-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

I agree. Pics please? * * *

I agree. Pics please?
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12-15-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,379
Posted By DQRider

I agree on the modern Brooks quality, at least...

I agree on the modern Brooks quality, at least the basic models. The Specials are still up to traditional standards, IMHO, but demand a premium because of that.

I have two Cardiff saddles on my...
12-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,379
Posted By DQRider

Do I spy a Cardiff saddle on this gorgeous...

Do I spy a Cardiff saddle on this gorgeous bicycle? How do you like it in comparison to Brooks?
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12-13-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 68,817
Views: 11,105,561
Posted By DQRider

Anyone who would call that bike a "Carbon Cobra"...

Anyone who would call that bike a "Carbon Cobra" would not care what it looked like. Probably clearing out an estate.
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12-13-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,379
Posted By DQRider

Wow. Where did you find this beauty? It's...

Wow. Where did you find this beauty? It's magnificent!
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12-12-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 105,253
Posted By DQRider

Sometimes I like to surprise myself in the...

Sometimes I like to surprise myself in the morning with something I didn't know I wrote the night before. :cheers: :injured:

Alcohol consumption goes up a bit during the winter here. I'm pretty...
12-11-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,236
Posted By DQRider

Absolutely brilliant! * * *

Absolutely brilliant!
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12-10-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 938
Views: 105,253
Posted By DQRider

Oh, man. You continue to impress me with your...

Oh, man. You continue to impress me with your beautiful velo art. Even such a simple edit to a photo, if done right, can make a profound statement Bravo!
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12-08-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,236
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/fObeW2E.png Me and my...

https://i.imgur.com/fObeW2E.png

Me and my shadow
riding down the avenue
(...forgot the next line)
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12-08-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,236
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/6VEOz5E.png This old...

https://i.imgur.com/6VEOz5E.png

This old photograph
one of my early projects
brings back memories
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12-06-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8,132
Views: 2,544,006
Posted By DQRider

Photo, s'il vous plaît? * * *

Photo, s'il vous plaît?
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12-05-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,899
Posted By DQRider

Not necessarily "corrected", Mr. flipflap. I...

Not necessarily "corrected", Mr. flipflap. I totally sympathize with your position on using the right tool for the job. I am an aerospace quality auditor by profession, so I understand this sort of...
12-05-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 496,511
Posted By DQRider

Wow... that's a beautiful bike, and utilized in...

Wow... that's a beautiful bike, and utilized in the most extreme way! Chapeau, Mr. Miele Man. You have done this right!
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12-05-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 293,899
Posted By DQRider

And, I disagree. This works for me. I...

And, I disagree. This works for me.

I realize this is outside the intended scope for this tool, but it doesn't damage the dropouts or the tool itself. The results speak for themselves - every one...
12-03-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 55,379
Posted By DQRider

Your image link isn't working for me. * * *

Your image link isn't working for me.
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12-03-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18,849
Views: 2,307,092
Posted By DQRider

Bravo! An amazing bike, and brilliant photos....

Bravo! An amazing bike, and brilliant photos. Thanks Cooperryder!
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 448,944
Posted By DQRider

Um, that's actually 10,000 lakes, Unca_Sam. And...

Um, that's actually 10,000 lakes, Unca_Sam. And you're right, it is pretty rural and rugged up north. I've ridden motorcycles in the Appalachians, beautiful country! Most evocative is the memory of...
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