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08-05-21, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Salubrious

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Rolling Mountain Pass on the Colorado Trail. Nice weather for a...
08-05-21, 10:42 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

I love old Sturmey hubs, especially the really...

I love old Sturmey hubs, especially the really nice stuff from the 1950s and earlier. But I have to admit, that I think the modern 3-speed Sturmey coaster hubs are a better offering than the old TCW...
08-05-21, 04:51 AM
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Posted By nlerner

I remember the good old days when this thread...

I remember the good old days when this thread wasn’t 90% talk of buying and selling and 10% talk of actual bikes. Guess I should throw up a 3-speed pic to try and achieve some balance. Here’s a...
08-04-21, 08:44 AM
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Posted By SirMike1983

1947 Schwinn New World 3-speed out on a nice,...

1947 Schwinn New World 3-speed out on a nice, summer evening.

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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 Méral today, after a long day of WFH.
...
08-03-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,727
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think you’re setting yourself up for...

I think you’re setting yourself up for disappointment by new bike shopping with a $2k budget. The bikes you have in mind will be fine, they will function reliably, but if you’re really in to your...
08-02-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17,618
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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
Replies: 17,618
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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, 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, 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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07-30-21, 01:03 PM
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Posted By jim dandy

Hmm, Well, 34 miles on my newest rebuild …...

Hmm,
Well, 34 miles on my newest rebuild … White Rock Lake, 95f, SE wind@5mph, cloudless sky, 40oz of water …
JD...
07-30-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 17,618
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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
Replies: 17,618
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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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17,618
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice riding weather today got to take my...

Very nice riding weather today got to take my recently repaired with cheap thrift sore parts single speed trainer out for local ride on back roads and trails around Fairplay.. For a old lower end...
07-20-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,025
Posted By fliplap

Descending the dirt roads above Central City, CO ...

Descending the dirt roads above Central City, CO

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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, 12:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,025
Posted By Drillium Dude

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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 :)
...
07-17-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By cudak888

I need to get the white paint cleaned off the...

I need to get the white paint cleaned off the front fender here (no, it's not supposed to be here, and it's only on the edge), but I'm also curious if anyone happens to have the original pattern for...
07-15-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,025
Posted By hazetguy

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07-10-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By obrentharris

At last some progress to report! Finding...

At last some progress to report! Finding derailleurs has been my largest hurdle. They are few and far between.

But first a few pictures. I took the Carlton on its first shakedown ride today, 28...
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By genejockey

Hey, if someone's gonna go to the trouble of...

Hey, if someone's gonna go to the trouble of exhuming an old thread on Schwinn Circuits, I might as well post mine!

I found this one after watching a BikeIt UK video where he kitted out a...
06-05-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 17,618
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Posted By johnnyace

Returned from camping with the family in central...

Returned from camping with the family in central Oregon yesterday. The weather was warmer than usual for late May-early June, but I got an early morning ride in, via the Lake Creek Trail, from Camp...
06-03-21, 09:36 AM
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Posted By obrentharris

My birthday is rapidly approaching. This is my...

My birthday is rapidly approaching. This is my last chance for a birthday ride in my sixties, so why not double up? 69 miles and 6,900 feet of climbing.
Here's my route....
06-03-21, 06:52 AM
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Posted By ExPatTyke

Did a few miles yesterday, out over the Levels,...

Did a few miles yesterday, out over the Levels, over Mudgeley Hill and into Wells, and back via Glastonbury, Shapwick Heath, and Mark. There was a warning of "occasional light showers" on the weather...
06-03-21, 06:45 AM
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Posted By rccardr

60 miles on the fully laden Davidson...

60 miles on the fully laden Davidson waaaaaaayyyyyy out in the country. Saw six snakes on the road!
...
06-02-21, 07:34 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

8-Speed Ergopowered 2002 Davidson 853

This Reynolds 853 frame and fork was custom-built for me at the old Elliott Bay Bicycles location back in 2002. Originally built with Super Record, in late 2011 it was converted to 8-speed Ergo with...
06-02-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24,838
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Posted By cudak888

Don't give me those ideas! :lol: -Kurt

Don't give me those ideas! :lol:

-Kurt
06-02-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By clubman

I've always liked Continentals for good value and...

I've always liked Continentals for good value and ride in a wired bead. They will never equal the quality of great tires on hooked rims but they are still fun. All bikes are fun.
06-01-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24,838
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Posted By SirMike1983

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06-01-21, 04:37 PM
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Posted By nlerner

A friend shared this video earlier today. Seems...

A friend shared this video earlier today. Seems to be a single-speed rod-brake Raleigh, but this subforum is likely the best fit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5k3SY_S7O_M
05-31-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By Oldsledz

I have started my 2nd clunker this year it is a...

I have started my 2nd clunker this year it is a older 10 speed Columbia. There is a auto body shop down the road from me that closed down 5 years ago, the owner passed away last year and...
05-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By nlerner

It was cool and damp in the Boston area today,...

It was cool and damp in the Boston area today, but the 531 ride only occurs once per year (except for last year, of course). Four old guys headed out on old Brit bikes: a Raleigh Intl, a Raleigh...
05-31-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17,618
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Posted By Straightblock

Today was the first really hot ride of the year....

Today was the first really hot ride of the year. No great scenery, but 50 miles out and back on one of my routine routes. 73° at 7:30, 89° when I got home a little before noon, on the way to 104°...
05-30-21, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

I recently discovered National Park annual passes...

I recently discovered National Park annual passes are now free to veterans as well as active duty under the Military Pass exemption. REI's flagship store in South Lake Union has a Ranger desk, so I...
05-30-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17,618
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Posted By northbend

I rode up the Iron Horse Trail to Snoqualmie Pass...

I rode up the Iron Horse Trail to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday.

Lunch along side Lake Keechelus

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51210728342_ccda5b0719_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2m2jno7)My lunch...
05-29-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By fender1

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed...

It was about 47 degrees and rainy when I headed out today.

Cut through Valley Forge National Park. Stopped at this abandoned train station.

...
05-29-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By nlerner

I decided that the Claridge, to be a proper...

I decided that the Claridge, to be a proper “English” bike, needed a set of mudguards. Plus, I have a large pile of discarded fenders in my basement, most taken from previous flips. These SKS models...
05-29-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By Prowler

Over the past 4 days I took my first road trip in...

Over the past 4 days I took my first road trip in about 2 years, due to what-cha-callit. Sort of a hub and spoke tour as I move the hub each day and cycle a different trail each day. About 150 miles...
05-27-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,242
Posted By genejockey

Update: Kool Stop Dura TripleLite shoes and...

Update:

Kool Stop Dura TripleLite shoes and pads arrived yesterday and I installed them right away. As I hoped, they allowed the use of the original wheel guides, and there was no problem with...
05-27-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By northbend

Travelled to Ellensburg to ride the Yakima Canyon...

Travelled to Ellensburg to ride the Yakima Canyon Loop (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/32896963) yesterday with some friends.

It starts off with a climb out of town on Umptanum road.
...
05-26-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,281
Posted By Andy_K

After stringing together as much patience as I...

After stringing together as much patience as I could manage, I'm now ready to declare the finish work on the Takara frame done (minus a few spots that may need touch up). I was really pleased with...
05-26-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By abshipp

After moving from Illinois, I'm trying to find...

After moving from Illinois, I'm trying to find some climbing legs. So today I hit our local climb for the second time. Not too long at 2.2 miles but you do gain 800'.

Halfway up (well, halfway...
05-26-21, 12:37 AM
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Posted By Andy_K

gugie and I drove down to Sisters today with the...

gugie and I drove down to Sisters today with the plan of riding up McKenzine Pass. Unfortunately, when we got to the gate this happened:

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Ew8bJLrWUAkTzDP.jpg

For...
05-25-21, 12:07 PM
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Views: 1,934,247
Posted By nlerner

Did an overnighter last night in Myles Standish...

Did an overnighter last night in Myles Standish State Forest in SE MA.

My digs along Curlew Pond:...
05-24-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,247
Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today so easy 15mile or so ride on...

Nice weather today so easy 15mile or so ride on the local bike trail and roads which are finely clean and dry for the first time in about 8 months. Nice clear and clear some of the best pic...
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