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08-04-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,549
Posted By 52telecaster

They are not easy to find but tektro makes an 800...

They are not easy to find but tektro makes an 800 and 900 version of a dual pivot. They are very low end but reach 80 and 90 mm respectively. I used them and will just say they stop quite well. No...
08-03-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By NJgreyhead

Andy_K Thanks for the pics, from this one-time...

Andy_K Thanks for the pics, from this one-time PDXer (NW 23rd & Irving, 1977-1985).
-NJg
08-02-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
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...
08-01-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
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....
07-31-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By rustystrings61

Three and done!

I took the as-yet-unnamed Sirrus out this morning for a 21.2 mile jaunt, which carried me to 115 km total for this bike. I did the reverse of an old loop, going out Flatwood Road with its curious...
07-30-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By philpeugeot

So I finally finished the challenge with roughly...

So I finally finished the challenge with roughly 108 miles on the 760. I completed a 25 mile jaunt on Sunday heading to the Sunset District, another 2 miles on Monday for a trip to the dentist, and...
07-27-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By nlerner

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that...

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that you conjured up the Takara baby for that last pic though having him chew on a tubular tire likely was out of the question.
07-20-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here's my 1984 TDF.
Used to be...
07-19-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By ollo_ollo

My neck problem is much improved, so I resumed...

My neck problem is much improved, so I resumed riding the Follis on 8/1, but took it easy for a while just running local errands on multiple rides of 6 to 8 miles until I accumulated 30.5 miles. Only...
07-19-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,315
Posted By icepick_trotsky

Sport Tourer hall of fame

What are your picks for the all time great sport touring frames? I'm (very casually) thinking about a new project in this vein. In the past, I've owned a Trek 600 (great but too big) and a...
07-18-21, 01:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Yeah, you guys need to seriously knock it off and...

Yeah, you guys need to seriously knock it off and get back to the plot. There are PMs for a reason. For everyone else, there's heretical Di2 to discuss: ;)
...
07-17-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By gugie

With my publicist Andy_K pimping a 100km ride...

With my publicist Andy_K pimping a 100km ride from Col d'Kaylor to Vernonia, I figgered it was time to enter the insane asylum of the Clunker Challenge. His ride is next weekend, so I figured it...
07-15-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By johnnyace

Nice! Some of my favorite territory. We're...

Nice! Some of my favorite territory. We're actually thinking of moving to Newport in a couple of years. The valley summers are getting unbearable the past few years.
07-15-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By northbend

Beautiful pictures, Andy_K ! Sure looks like...

Beautiful pictures, Andy_K ! Sure looks like paradise to me
07-11-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,456
Posted By cudak888

We need Gugificazione T-shirts featuring fork...

We need Gugificazione T-shirts featuring fork blades being re-raked.

-Kurt
07-11-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,456
Posted By gugie

Andy_K, it's time to start monetizing the...

Andy_K, it's time to start monetizing the Gugificazione! brand.

Start sending some marketing collateral to this Texas guy, perhaps we can both retire early...
06-25-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,021
Posted By gugie

And here I thought that the proper method was...

And here I thought that the proper method was just to ride the bike and wait for it to unscrew itself. I believe this is known informally as the Andy_K method.
06-23-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By abshipp

Haven't done a proper longer ride all year, so...

Haven't done a proper longer ride all year, so today I took advantage of the cooler temperatures and took the SLT out for 61 miles and 4k of climbing.

Felt pretty good overall, aside from the last...
06-23-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By repechage

But it will "plane" ;)

But it will "plane" ;)
06-22-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By Drillium Dude

Finally exercised the Mexico for the first time...

Finally exercised the Mexico for the first time in a long while; I swear this bike steers itself!

Low 80s here today, and not too much of a breeze to cool one off. Scale says I lost 5lbs in water...
06-22-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By Doug Fattic

I can think of many nuances that make a...

I can think of many nuances that make a difference in either performance or aesthetics. Here is an example of of one. Last week I was helping one of my framebuilding class students miter his tubes....
06-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 646
Posted By gugie

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing...

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing Crank Brothers pedals (https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B5SlN_kdqL8/Uk6ZKn6E3mI/AAAAAAAARbE/Iin8BFu4xFo/s320/CBmanual.jpg). One would think that something...
06-21-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By jeirvine

This and this. Bikes appearing virtually...

This and this.

Bikes appearing virtually identical can ride and respond to your specific size, shape, and needs very differently. I have been through maybe 40 bikes in my size, buying, fixing up,...
06-21-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By miskines

Takara Prestige Vintage Component Upgrade (not finished yet)

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/takara_updated_68e4926f4da6250923429ebbfb0065240a4dc9a9.jpg
Takara Prestige 12 speed with vintage upgraded parts, Turbo Saddle, Dia...
06-18-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By johnnyace

I took the new-to-me Liberia...

I took the new-to-me Liberia (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1232923-tell-me-more-about-my-liberia.html) out for a 30 mile shakedown ride from Salem to Independence and back. Upon my...
06-18-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,453
Posted By nlerner

Seems that there have been several Takara threads...

Seems that there have been several Takara threads come back to life lately. I blame Andy_K.
06-16-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By rccardr

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51238733133_70...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51238733133_708a84116d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2m4MUek)

What Hugh doesn’t mention Is that we had a very narrow window between thunder storms through which to...
06-16-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I...

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I was to get together with friends and re-approximate bike life from the Before Times. I came up with the idea (as most of these ride ideas do) in the...
06-16-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By rustystrings61

Around 6:30 a.m. on Deadfall Road near Clem Road...

Around 6:30 a.m. on Deadfall Road near Clem Road - we get some great sunrises around here!

...
06-16-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By nlerner

A few more random photos from our tour: ...

A few more random photos from our tour:

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Across...
06-15-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By gugie

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer...

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer Science, Doctorate in English, Medical Doctor, and a guy we call Doc
...
06-15-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By rccardr

There were some ...

There were some
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And some breakfast nachos...
06-15-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By rccardr

Lots of amazing scenery: ...

Lots of amazing scenery:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1299/img_1071_164b1a8372feb13b11f039c279099ffaedd470d9.jpg...
06-15-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By rccardr

Lots of beer. Lots of sweat. Lots of beer. Lots...

Lots of beer. Lots of sweat. Lots of beer. Lots of climbing. Lots of stories. Lots of beer. Lots of friends:...
06-15-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By gugie

Full disclosure, I didn't make it all the way to...

Full disclosure, I didn't make it all the way to Charlottesville on Day 2. It hit 94F with fairly high humidity, the last 20 miles or so was a death march for me. I made a new BFF at a country store....
06-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By nlerner

As gugie noted, I started in Boston: ...

As gugie noted, I started in Boston:

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I took the...
06-15-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By jdawginsc

Bumblebeena has hit the road!

So after days of rain, my bad fortune with cars pushed me to get Bumblebeena on the road...

$40 initial purchase.
$13.48 cables, because I donít want to die.
$7.89 saddle...switched this in for...
06-13-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 124,755
Posted By merziac

Those minions never know where the heck they're...

Those minions never know where the heck they're going. ;)
06-12-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I will be reposting past heresy for the future....

I will be reposting past heresy for the future. No present bikes have STIs/Ergos--they're either 10-speed down tube shifter or 10-speed bar end shifter-equipped. Indexed, of course. ;)

1974...
06-11-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By Mr. 66

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7806_0a3d19fa0744bc3af309df5214fed76917db5f53.jpg
About a mile in on the hike ...
06-11-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By Mr. 66

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel...

Yesterday's ride 42 miles plus a 4 mile gravel hike
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Bledsoe Vinyard...
06-10-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,722
Posted By genejockey

Hmmm. Like "Festivus, For The Rest Of Us", we...

Hmmm. Like "Festivus, For The Rest Of Us", we could start "Not-The-Eroica, For Those Not Feeling 'Eroic"
06-10-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By P!N20

I find there's a nuance to his writing as a...

I find there's a nuance to his writing as a result of the rapport he's cultivated with his blog readership over the years that doesn't transfer over to the Outside columns. I enjoy his...
06-10-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By merziac

It's not, the RR thread was hijacked to the "new"...

It's not, the RR thread was hijacked to the "new" subforum across the galaxy so here we are. ;)
06-10-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By Roger M

My sons recently built up 1984 Serotta. ...

My sons recently built up 1984 Serotta.

6700 Ultegra: shifters, derailleurs, & brakes
Dura Ace 7410 crankset and bottom bracket
Bontrager racelite wheels
...
06-10-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By squirtdad

ok I will play 85 Team miyata, 105 5800 11...

ok I will play
85 Team miyata, 105 5800 11 speed, brooks swift Currently running ultegra/open pro with conti 5000 gp 28 or ultegra hubs with mavic tubular and 30mm Corsa Control tubies (the...
06-10-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By mstateglfr

C&V road frames with modern STI/Ergo

Figured a new thread could start on this forum for the modernization builds where 10, 11, and 12sp drivetrains(or inevitably more cogs in the future) are paired to the C&V road frames we love. ...
06-10-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By P!N20

Bike Snob Gets It

Bike Snob aka Eben Weiss on the benefits of old* bikes:

https://www.outsideonline.com/2424330/solution-bike-shortage-buy-vintage-bike

* I'm sure he was meant to write classic and/or vintage.
06-08-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,961
Posted By canklecat

Turns out those codpieces didn't offer much...

Turns out those codpieces didn't offer much protection. Where does a poor droog report defective PPE?
06-08-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By Narhay

Congratulations on this years "Legitimate...

Congratulations on this years "Legitimate Possibility of World's Nicestest Takara" award.
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