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07-24-21, 05:09 PM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Checking my bluebird-box trail in a nearby county...

Checking my bluebird-box trail in a nearby county park, I found all 3 boxes empty, which means that maybe the wrens have given up filling the boxes with sticks to deter competition. The tree swallows...
07-24-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 152
Posted By onyerleft

White vinegar is fine, but for my Italian bikes,...

White vinegar is fine, but for my Italian bikes, I've always used a 50:50 mixture of balsamic vinegar and olive oil.
07-24-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17,549
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Posted By Chuck M

That picture is of the Schwinn Records that are...

That picture is of the Schwinn Records that are currently on the bike. The Paselas will be here Monday
07-23-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By fliplap

Day 4 Central City to Boulder via Nederland...

Day 4 Central City to Boulder via Nederland (45mi, 2200ft)

I prefer a mild flavor to the final day of a tour. I enjoy taking my time, drinking camp coffee, taking a long lunch, really savoring the...
07-23-21, 04:59 PM
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Views: 178
Posted By fliplap

Day 3 Grand Lake to Central City (83mi, 6800ft) ...

Day 3 Grand Lake to Central City (83mi, 6800ft)

Another day of climbing ahead of us, we endeavored to depart early, but ended up sitting by the lake drinking instant coffee and getting out of camp...
07-23-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 178
Posted By fliplap

Day 1 Boulder to Allenspark (38mi, 4300ft) On...

Day 1 Boulder to Allenspark (38mi, 4300ft)
On my first Colorado mini-tour (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1181776-vintage-mini-tour-koga-miyata-meets-rocky-mountains.html), I didn’t make...
Forum: Touring
07-23-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 270
Posted By cyccommute

Probably not. Water purification tablets are for...

Probably not. Water purification tablets are for addressing biological problems by killing those organisms…you are drinking dead beasties! Ick! They usually accomplish this by adding chlorine...
07-22-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 383
Posted By fender1

I did a painted fender option for this bike when...

I did a painted fender option for this bike when I had some mods done for braze-on center pulls and internal wiring:

...
07-22-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,450
Posted By Beurt

First real trip on the tandem - Loire Valley

Our plan when we bought the bike was to use it on short trips once it would be mechanically sound and I'm glad to say we did it!
One week ago 3 sunny days and 160km total in the Loire Valley...
07-21-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By gaucho777

Ce n'est pas garbage!: 1975 PR10-L

Around the holidays, as I was driving to the post office, I spied a bike-shaped object down the road beside a trash pile out by the curb. As I approached, the checkered Peugeot graphics came into...
07-21-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17,549
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Posted By Wildwood

Always grateful to post this thread

Just a ride - pavement, gravel trail, hills, rural-ish.
Pics....
07-19-21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 117
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Posted By 1simplexnut

Got this recently as frame and fork . Still in...

Got this recently as frame and fork .
Still in the process of tidying it up and contemplating build .
Something a bit different from my usual .


...
07-19-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,795
Posted By avecReynolds531

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-18-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 383
Posted By randyjawa

Silver is good and black it too. But, when...

Silver is good and black it too. But, when fenders are the issue, I am partial a color that matches the bike......
07-15-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By Dfrost

I had the opportunity to examine RoS’s gem at...

I had the opportunity to examine RoS’s gem at length today. I’ve always enjoyed seeing (and sometimes riding extensively, before his bigger frame fit revelation) many of the bikes he’s transformed.
...
07-12-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Firstly, the bike looks EPIC (to me). Satin black...

Firstly, the bike looks EPIC (to me). Satin black is perfect for it, and I couldn't be any happier with how it turned out or with how all the components went with it. :love:

How does it ride,...
07-12-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

FINALLY, ladies and gentlemen, the Super 620 is...

FINALLY, ladies and gentlemen, the Super 620 is complete! Here it is, in all of its 50-shades-of-black, modern-and-vintage, 22.95 lb glory.
...
07-12-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Ok, everyone, we have a fully operational battle...

Ok, everyone, we have a fully operational battle station!

First thing to get done was fishing the rear shift cable through the chain stay fully. With the rear derailleur hooked up, it was time to...
07-12-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By Jasongrace313

I had a couple extra sets of 700c wheels so I...

I had a couple extra sets of 700c wheels so I grabbed the widest ones I could find and tossed some 41mm Surly Knards on them. Gnarly, is the best way of putting it.
07-12-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,163
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Due to my height, USA gets the nod, especially...

Due to my height, USA gets the nod, especially for anything semi-desirable or better, that came in 65cm or larger. Yes, other countries' bikes sold here could come in Super Tall sizes, but as a...
07-12-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,163
Posted By juvela

----- for me it is no contest... ...

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for me it is no contest...

...always go with Andorra


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07-10-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

NAILED IT. ...

NAILED IT.

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The 'metallic silver' decal color really picks up the light....
07-09-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,439
Posted By ctak

Not entirely true, autologous blood doping has...

Not entirely true, autologous blood doping has been widely practiced since the 1960s in cycling and track & field, among other sporting events, and is highly effective...
07-08-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Well, I thought I'd be sailing into build...

Well, I thought I'd be sailing into build completion with silver brake lever blades, but upon perusing a now open Bike Works, I found some mint gloss black Tektro R200 levers. Shucks! More black?...
07-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
Posted By cudak888

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits...

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits you and still claims you came out of nowhere. Hi-vis isn't a solution, it's a bandaid over car-centric infrastructure and a culture that promotes this...
07-07-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,278
Posted By bikemig

People have been anxiously waiting for years,...

People have been anxiously waiting for years, years, for ThermionicScott to update his own thread. Now he finally does and all we see is a bunch of carping. Geez BF is really falling on hard times.
...
07-06-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,992
Posted By obrentharris

I recently came across this 50.4 BCD cottered...

I recently came across this 50.4 BCD cottered steel crankset. Drive side has the Williams logo. Non-drive side has no logo. Chamfer on back side is just a little larger on drive side crank.
Both are...
07-06-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,278
Posted By ThermionicScott

Yep, I reserve that right! :D It's one thing...

Yep, I reserve that right! :D

It's one thing when a clueless newbie posts to a dormant thread when they should have started a new one (even more forehead-slapping when they decide to pick a fight...
07-06-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Since watched pots never boil (aka waiting for my...

Since watched pots never boil (aka waiting for my decal order to arrive), it was off to buy a pipe cutter for my Innicycle 'steerer', because nothing says logic like buying a Park Tool steerer cutter...
07-06-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By Deepcherry

I forgot to follow up with this post; here is the...

I forgot to follow up with this post; here is the newly built front, plain gauge spokes, (the rear has plain gauge and butted), since heavily used last winter and showing no signs of fatigue. I have...
07-06-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,278
Posted By mountaindave

#gwynethpaltrow ?

#gwynethpaltrow ?
07-06-21, 10:00 AM
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Views: 1,919,169
Posted By rustystrings61

Edisto Beach, SC

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07-06-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,169
Posted By northbend

Some more pictures from DDs ride up to the pass...

Some more pictures from DDs ride up to the pass yesterday.

Low clouds as we started off it was pleasantly cool. Things began to slowly lift after we passed by Deception Crags.
...
07-06-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,507
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The sun never sets on my building / rebuilding...

The sun never sets on my building / rebuilding 'empire.' ;)
07-05-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,169
Posted By Drillium Dude

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse...

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse trail with Alex Moll, northbend and a few other locals. We got going around 1030; little wind, misty, foggy and cool. The sun broke through about the...
07-05-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,507
Posted By Slightspeed

Only once, so far. Finished this Raleigh in...

Only once, so far.
Finished this Raleigh in 2016, now has almost 5000 miles, including some dirt, gravel and one Eroica....
07-05-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,953
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The 42s are, as I mentioned in my thread,...

The 42s are, as I mentioned in my thread, fantastic. 48s were the first enlightenment, but 42s have done really well, especially in comparison to the 33s. 33s over Seattle roads may as well be 25s as...
07-05-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,953
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Either you or me for 42mm Soma tire evaluation at...

Either you or me for 42mm Soma tire evaluation at 1,000 miles. You'll likely beat me to it lest I do 100 mi / 160 km a week until the beginning of September...
07-05-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,169
Posted By jimmuller

I can't keep up it with all the great rides! ...

I can't keep up it with all the great rides!

We took ye ole vintage tandem out for 32 miles today, mostly roads we've done many times but in a different order. We started early. Most people seemed...
07-05-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 10,953
Posted By ctak

Nice build and ride report! I'll be curious to...

Nice build and ride report! I'll be curious to hear how these Soma SV tires hold up over the next 1000 miles or so.
07-04-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

In general updates, I just received an email from...

In general updates, I just received an email from Velocals that the decals are shipping!! This was yesterday. The label has been created, so I assume that sometime in this coming week they will...
07-03-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17,549
Views: 1,919,169
Posted By Sir_Name

I’m full remote work at this point. While I’ll...

I’m full remote work at this point. While I’ll miss going into the office to be with coworkers, I’ll in absolutely no way miss the cubicles or the “open floor plan” we were later transitioned to… I...
07-03-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By sdn40

No. Do you work weekends and holidays ?

No. Do you work weekends and holidays ?
07-03-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By BillyD

Ok folks, rest assured you're not the only...

Ok folks, rest assured you're not the only victims in this situation, this is affecting many many users. If you haven't read the opening post of this thread please do so, it explains the reason for...
07-02-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By CliffordK

Oof.. right. E-Mail references generally don't...

Oof.. right. E-Mail references generally don't use the subforum link, so they should be OK.

But, I've frequently referred back to Bike Forum threads. All of those references are now broken.
...
07-02-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By cudak888

The permalinks for the URLs were changed,...

The permalinks for the URLs were changed, breaking every reference.

Every forum now has its associated number tied to it - e.g., https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/... has now become...
07-02-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,350
Posted By Sy Reene

Did BF just change all of the Web URLs for the Forums?

Looks like numbers were added back to the forums. Eg. Roadcycling has the -41 added to it again?
This broke a number of bookmarks, and the top of page links to go back to the forum main thread...
07-02-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The next step, aside from waiting for Velocals to...

The next step, aside from waiting for Velocals to get my order completed and mailed to me [I am in the 15-20 business day window presently, but man would it really help a guy out if they hustled it...
07-02-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,048
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

After waiting three and a half weeks of an "about...

After waiting three and a half weeks of an "about four weeks" lead time, I got the call that the 620 frame and fork were complete! I was on my way to visiting a friend when I received the voice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,403
Posted By WhyFi

The 530 has great battery life, even with the...

The 530 has great battery life, even with the screen always on - probably on the order of 15-20 hours with the Varia. If you really want to extend the battery life, put it in to Battery Save Mode and...
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