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08-05-21, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Roger M

Thomas and I looped around the North half of Lake...

Thomas and I looped around the North half of Lake Washington yesterday. Had a dd sighting at the north end.

Side note: for as much time and money that went into this bridge project a few years...
08-05-21, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Johno59

Golden harvest

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If this dry spell keeps up this crop is coming in.
08-05-21, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Phil_gretz

I just finished a 1980s Cannondale rigid fork,...

I just finished a 1980s Cannondale rigid fork, hardtail MTB 3.0 series for a client. They had been "gifted" this one from a neighbor in FL, and brought it back to VA for me to fix up. It had serious...
08-05-21, 04:03 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Took a gritty route connecting some industrial...

Took a gritty route connecting some industrial and historic colonial NJ Delaware River towns, Burlington to Bordentown.
Found there is now a bike path making my return much less car-centric. Great...
08-04-21, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Rode a bike to a place people were racing them,...

Rode a bike to a place people were racing them, then turned around and went home:

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08-04-21, 04:24 PM
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Posted By La Brea Bike

Late 80's Raleigh 531C Sample Frame Build

I have numerous period appropriate Raleigh builds (and a lot of bikes that look exactly the same to the non-enthusiast) so I decided to go a little different with this one (especially as it had been...
08-03-21, 05:47 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie decided on a short ride around the...

Mrs non-fixie decided on a short ride around the neighborhood on her Mťral today, after a long day of WFH.
...
08-03-21, 12:21 AM
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Posted By gaucho777

It was a gorgeous day for a ride. A little warm,...

It was a gorgeous day for a ride. A little warm, but not too bad. I started with a few miles of warm-up before riding up into the Berkeley hills via Spruce, then a turn south to follow the ridgeline...
08-02-21, 02:29 PM
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Posted By daverup

Took the LeMond to the lake, ...

Took the LeMond to the lake,

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08-02-21, 12:43 PM
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Posted By northbend

Mmmm....Peoples Pig A delicious incentive. ...

Mmmm....Peoples Pig
A delicious incentive.

The most interesting parts of my ride yesterday were at the beginning when I rode through the closed section of Reining Road...
08-02-21, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Andy_K

Yesterday my would-be riding partner on a planned...

Yesterday my would-be riding partner on a planned ride had to cancel at the last minute. Having spent the morning contemplating the fact that I had planned a route with more climbing than I wanted to...
08-01-21, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Great ride today. It’s a beautiful day around 75...

Great ride today. It’s a beautiful day around 75 with very low humidity, but a bit breezy for my taste. I did however have a great ride and at the 13 mile point I was averaging 3:39 a mile but then...
08-01-21, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New addition - Masi Content

This popped up in my local CL at a fair price, so I went over and snapped it up today. For some reason Masi has never really been on my list of must have Italians, but Iím pretty pumped on this one....
08-01-21, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

That is beautiful area. Some days it could be a...

That is beautiful area. Some days it could be a real pain but I miss the drive from Scranton out to Mehoopany and once in a while to Towanda.
07-31-21, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Sir_Name

Playing around on some new trails I’ve found in...

Playing around on some new trails I’ve found in town. Very New England with the rocks and roots. Good tool for the job.
...
07-31-21, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thatís a tough stretch for you there Jeff. Along...

Thatís a tough stretch for you there Jeff. Along those lines - idle thoughts Iíve been having recently. A forum member recently gifted me a huge supply of spokes and there were some Hoshi bladed...
07-31-21, 05:28 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Schuylkill River Trail west of Pottstown PA. ...

Schuylkill River Trail west of Pottstown PA.



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07-31-21, 03:54 AM
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Posted By Prowler

No pix but a great ride yesterday. My Grand...

No pix but a great ride yesterday. My Grand Daughter (9 yrs old) is visiting for the first time since 2019. Missed coming here last summer "for some reason". I borrowed and fixed up a 24" Trek 220...
07-30-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

Today was an emotional day. I received news last...

Today was an emotional day. I received news last night that a dear old friend and former cycling teammate, John Mutolo, died unexpectedly in a tragic hiking accident the other day. John and I raced...
07-30-21, 06:56 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

We've had a string of days with temps in the...

We've had a string of days with temps in the early 90s, but a cold front finally came through, so I did 60 miles up into Lake County.

About 7 miles into the ride, I hit some glass. I stopped to...
07-29-21, 07:54 PM
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Posted By northbend

A different approach to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday...

A different approach to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51344050080_33e55856f0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2me6FhL)A different way to the pass (https://flic.kr/p/2me6FhL)...
07-29-21, 06:22 PM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

this might be too mundane to warrant sharing, but...

this might be too mundane to warrant sharing, but what the heck!

I went over to East Peoria (about 18 miles from home) to meet some friends for a Thursday morning ride. The forecast said a slight...
07-29-21, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Prowler

I had a doctors appointment on Tuesday about 30...

I had a doctors appointment on Tuesday about 30 miles north of home, so what do we do when that happens? Find a good place to ride and go early. I rode the Ironton Rail Trail in the Coplay, PA area....
07-29-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
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Posted By Roger M

So here's our chariot for Cino, minus bottle...

So here's our chariot for Cino, minus bottle cages. I did tight chainring bolts. New tires, tape, changed out freewheel, & some polishing. Fortunately, I checked crank arm bolts. Three out of four...
07-29-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By iab

I have a picture of it somewhere of it being...

I have a picture of it somewhere of it being built in 1978. I'm fairly certain it was in use up to the mid-90s. Went through a few "owners". First picture is from 2016, condemned for years at that...
07-28-21, 07:05 PM
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Posted By molleraj

Schwinn Collegiate on Capital Crescent Trail

This past Saturday morning I took my $25 Philly bike co-op 1969 Schwinn Collegiate 5-speed from Bethesda to Foggy Bottom and back via the Capital Crescent Trail! Total of 16.2 miles. 7:30 to 9 am....
07-28-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a nice 10 mile or so ride just outside ...

Took a nice 10 mile or so ride just outside Fairplay on CR 14 found a nice short trail only about a mile that I haven't road before. Some really great wild flowers including some rare white ghost...
07-27-21, 08:26 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Just a handful of raindrops on today's ride...

Just a handful of raindrops on today's ride through the cow country of West Marin and Sonoma counties.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7skp5VS/0/5dae4077/XL/_DSC2469-XL.jpg

...
07-25-21, 07:21 PM
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Posted By rustystrings61

Took the $50 Ď88 Specialized Sirrus for an...

Took the $50 Ď88 Specialized Sirrus for an out-and-back to scenic Hodges, SC this morning.

...
07-25-21, 03:52 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My birthday is coming up, but Iíll be working so...

My birthday is coming up, but Iíll be working so decided to get the birthday miles in today. Set out on what I thought would be 50-55 miles (looking for 53} and it turned out to be a hard 66 miles. I...
07-25-21, 11:02 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Finally got around to finishing the Daccordi...

Finally got around to finishing the Daccordi today, and took it for a shakedown ride and some pictures. The sky looked ominous, so I made sure not to stray too far from home.

...
07-24-21, 03:51 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Had a spoke failure at the nipple when about 5...

Had a spoke failure at the nipple when about 5 miles into Friday's ride (Colnago). I bent it a little bit so as to trap it between a couple neighboring spokes. Got home safely at very low speed; this...
07-24-21, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Short stage on the Tour de Shady Pines but took a...

Short stage on the Tour de Shady Pines but took a fabulous and maybe rare machine to ride. The Speckled Trout Bertoni is a fabulous ride. I need to check out this Waffle Station. ...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-23-21, 05:00 PM
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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, 11:05 AM
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Posted By hazetguy

It was a lot less smokey than it was yesterday,...

It was a lot less smokey than it was yesterday, so I got in a late morning, little over 20 mile ride, before it got too hot, and before the tourists and weekend warriors take to the roads and bike...
07-23-21, 09:15 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

Hot and humid day, temps in the upper 80s. Did 60...

Hot and humid day, temps in the upper 80s. Did 60 miles after work, north.

Spied a Calvatia gigantea (https://herbarium.usu.edu/fun-with-fungi/giant-puffballs) the size of a soccer ball growing by...
07-22-21, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process....

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process. First ride on the Casati in forever - enjoy!
...
07-22-21, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Prowler

I just wanted to turn the cranks a while for some...

I just wanted to turn the cranks a while for some good cardio and explore a bit. So I connected up to the trail system in Skippack, PA. They've done an impressive job with trails the connect all...
07-21-21, 08:01 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

It's been a while since I last posted in this...

It's been a while since I last posted in this thread, too. I've been riding a little, but not as much as I'd like. I have spent a lot of time wrenching, though (plus various other summer home...
07-20-21, 08:15 AM
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Posted By hazetguy

The other day I rode with my kids to the local...

The other day I rode with my kids to the local velodrome. I had just bought my younger a new-to-her bike, and she was really wanting to ride it. I took the Ross Signature Touring, as I hadn't ridden...
07-20-21, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

After 21 straight days of riding I took Sunday...

After 21 straight days of riding I took Sunday off, then got back to it today with 30 on the Colnago. No, the route's not as steep as it seems in the first pic :)
...
07-18-21, 09:56 PM
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Posted By djkashuba

Foggy Sunday morning. Loving the new Ruthworks...

Foggy Sunday morning. Loving the new Ruthworks Brevet Bag.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51320948148_a0bd6c9b26_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mc4gTA)
Holdsworth/ Sonoma Coast...
07-18-21, 06:41 PM
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Posted By SwimmerMike

I needed to take my black and yellow Colnago out...

I needed to take my black and yellow Colnago out a lot over the last 2 weeks. Today was a fast 40 to Portola Valley and back to celebrate the end of the TDF.
07-18-21, 06:18 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

At mid-season, I feel like I've worn a groove in...

At mid-season, I feel like I've worn a groove in all the usual routes. Today I decided to check out a new "loop within a loop" that I discovered on Google Earth. The loop seemed to dead-end at a...
07-17-21, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

since the first time I rode my Batavus in 2018...

since the first time I rode my Batavus in 2018 after I moved to Ft Wayne I’ve wanted to ditch the 39t inner. I finally took a few minutes to look for a replacement last week, I think this FSA will...
07-16-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By northbend

I’ll be taking 2 bikes to Cino this year. ...

I’ll be taking 2 bikes to Cino this year.

Not quite as Heroic as some of the other bikes I've used at Cino in the past, I’ll put rat traps on to satisfy the spirit of Cino and ride the Holland.
...
07-15-21, 09:16 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to...

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to this thread in a while, in spite of riding a lot. My old iphone had gotten so rickety, that the battery would be dead after 25 miles. Got a new phone,...
07-15-21, 08:27 PM
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Posted By TriBiker19

Just a short jaunt

11 miles with the kids in Peterborough, NH. Ď85 Shogun 500, Ď92 Fuji Vantage, Ď04 Trek 400....
07-15-21, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Prowler

Elephants

Took the 850 out on our Delaware and Lehigh trail (as in the rivers it follows). Lovely cool air this morning, no wind and a pretty frisky Lehigh river due to the amount of rain recently. Then I rode...
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