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05-20-24, 10:09 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,317
Posted By bargo68

In the rays of a dying sun..... ...

In the rays of a dying sun.....

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05-09-24, 09:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,341
Posted By bargo68

Tesch 101!

Tesch 101!
03-24-24, 10:34 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 122,975
Posted By bargo68

Here's one for the Francophiles. It's a recent CL...

Here's one for the Francophiles. It's a recent CL purchase and currently in full tear down mode. It's an uncommon model from what the innerwebs tells me is the second model down from the 'Tour de...
02-24-24, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,206
Posted By bargo68

Maybe a rephrasing is in order? :innocent:

Maybe a rephrasing is in order? :innocent:
02-02-24, 12:47 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 81,947
Posted By bargo68

This lands somewhere right between pink and red....

This lands somewhere right between pink and red. Early 80's Univega Super Special. It came stock with Campagnolo Super Record group and was their top tier offering.
It's a 60 cm frame and it's too...
01-02-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,286
Posted By bargo68

1977 with my Schwinn Competition Scrambler. ...

1977 with my Schwinn Competition Scrambler.


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01-01-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 22,117
Views: 3,339,877
Posted By bargo68

Wanted to get a long-ish ride in for new year's...

Wanted to get a long-ish ride in for new year's day. I got RSV in late August and have only been doing mostly short commutes since then.
Wow! Fitness melts away pretty quickly in your 50's! lol. It...
12-29-23, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 166,804
Posted By bargo68

Futzing around with my old OM-1 and B&W film. ...

Futzing around with my old OM-1 and B&W film.

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12-29-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By bargo68

I built a great 'nasty weather' bike with a...

I built a great 'nasty weather' bike with a CrissCross frameset. One thing I learned is that the top tube is super long. 24" on this large frame, making it unsuitable for a normal quill stem and drop...
12-12-23, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,244,141
Posted By bargo68

My latest CL purchase and current commuter: 1982...

My latest CL purchase and current commuter: 1982 Univega Alpina Sport. It's an interesting evolutional step between BMX and MTB, or ATB to be true to the era.
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11-20-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,205
Posted By bargo68

Mid 80's (so far as I have been able to make out)...

Mid 80's (so far as I have been able to make out) Zunow.

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10-29-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 22,117
Views: 3,339,877
Posted By bargo68

Thanks! I call it my midlife crisis bike.

Thanks! I call it my midlife crisis bike.
10-28-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22,117
Views: 3,339,877
Posted By bargo68

Love this thread! If I only check in to BF once...

Love this thread! If I only check in to BF once in a day, it's to see the amazing terrain covered by the intrepid riders of C 'n' V cycles.
Most of my miles are a relatively un-picturesque commute,...
07-23-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,200
Posted By bargo68

I started using this bike lane on May 2, 2020 to...

I started using this bike lane on May 2, 2020 to commute from my home in Fairfax to my place of work in downtown Berkeley. Early days saw me going four days a week (8x) and more recently down to two...
07-12-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,190
Posted By bargo68

Welcome home, soldier! ...

Welcome home, soldier!


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07-11-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,940
Posted By bargo68

Fitz Cycles in Santa Rosa, Ca.

Fitz Cycles in Santa Rosa, Ca.
05-31-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,646
Posted By bargo68

A recent acquisition via our wonderful thread Bay...

A recent acquisition via our wonderful thread Bay / CraigsList finds - "Are you looking for one of these!?" Part II...
05-18-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 1,167,262
Posted By bargo68

Thanks for the info! It was indeed brought...

Thanks for the info!
It was indeed brought back to the states from Germany by a US serviceman in the 70's.
And duly noted about the stem height; I was fiddling with the stem/seatpost height...
05-17-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,898
Views: 1,167,262
Posted By bargo68

My new (old) 1972 Peugeot PX50. So, I tried.... I...

My new (old) 1972 Peugeot PX50. So, I tried.... I really, really tried. I tried to talk myself out of buying this for the better part of a week. It showed up on SF CL and sat there. I did not need...
05-08-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,317
Posted By bargo68

Moody skies over the Richmond/San Rafael bridge....

Moody skies over the Richmond/San Rafael bridge. Had sunlight in the north bay and got rained on in Richmond. You know what they say about the bay area: "You don't like the weather? Wait ten...
05-07-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 100,200
Posted By bargo68

In a belated Cinco de Mayo mood, I went and made...

In a belated Cinco de Mayo mood, I went and made myself a mezcal negroni! If you've never tried one, do yourself a favor, por favor.
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Forum: Commuting
05-02-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 12,532,892
Posted By bargo68

I've been riding this 72 Motobecane Grand Record...

I've been riding this 72 Motobecane Grand Record for the last couple of weeks. It's mostly original save the crankset, saddle, brake levers, tires, pedals and consumables. It's a sweet ride!

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04-23-23, 09:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,991
Posted By bargo68

I think this is really important. Beginning...

I think this is really important. Beginning hydrating the night before a long(ish) ride in high temps/humidity can greatly reduce the chance of any health issues on the bike. It's possible to start...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15,727
Views: 12,532,892
Posted By bargo68

Found this Schwinn Criss Cross on CL a few months...

Found this Schwinn Criss Cross on CL a few months back and finally got it together a couple weeks ago. It's a tank! I'm guessing it weighs about 30 pounds without the pannier. It has a stupid-long...
01-23-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,815,130
Posted By bargo68

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a...

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a beaut!
...
01-16-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,732
Posted By bargo68

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I...

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I land on this goddam buzzkill thread!
Jeez!
01-02-23, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By bargo68

My latest build and post at the "What have you...

My latest build and post at the "What have you been wrenching on lately?" thread. This one is a 58

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01-02-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By bargo68

Many thanks! I always appreciate your...

Many thanks! I always appreciate your entuhsiastic responses to people's posts, mine included!
I agree about the crankset's aesthetics. That said, I love the way the dark metallic grey brakes blend...
01-02-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By bargo68

Picked up this Fuso 58 frameset from a local-ish...

Picked up this Fuso 58 frameset from a local-ish co-op down in Palo Alto. Has some nominal wear and it needed some light adjustment in the rear triangle but overall a survivor in nice shape. Got the...
12-05-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,317
Posted By bargo68

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the...

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the way to woik. 'Sposed to rain on my way home.
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11-19-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,006
Posted By bargo68

1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. My around town...

1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. My around town breakfast bopper.


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11-13-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By bargo68

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months...

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months ago, I gave my daily driver a full tear down to the frameset yesterday. It's the orange bike on the stand on the left. New cables, housing and bar...
11-01-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,803
Posted By bargo68

Why can't I turn off the part of my brain that...

Why can't I turn off the part of my brain that wants to turn this into a double entendre?
10-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,029
Posted By bargo68

That Totoro pillow tho!!!

That Totoro pillow tho!!!
10-09-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By bargo68

Right?? I got caught out on a couple rainy days...

Right?? I got caught out on a couple rainy days this summer and didn't have a bike with fenders ready.
10-09-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By bargo68

I took advantage of the recent Velo Oh-rahnge...

I took advantage of the recent Velo Oh-rahnge sale and fenderized both of my Miyatas!

...
10-02-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,559
Views: 4,244,317
Posted By bargo68

A roadside pick up a couple blocks from my house....

A roadside pick up a couple blocks from my house. It was leaning against a telephone pole along with a 90's Fisher aluminum MTB with a wonky suspension fork. I actually knocked on a few doors nearby...
08-30-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,023
Posted By bargo68

Zunow. ...

Zunow.



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08-23-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,656
Posted By bargo68

I wouldn't beat yourself up. Unless you're a cop....

I wouldn't beat yourself up. Unless you're a cop. Here in California catalytic converter thefts are skyrocketing and many of the thieves are packing. There have been several stories just in August of...
08-02-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,221
Posted By bargo68

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-31-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 475,721
Posted By bargo68

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post...

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post from his blog:
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com)

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07-28-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 34,583
Posted By bargo68

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:I remember one time...

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:I remember one time - it might have been a couple times - at the Fillmore East in 1970, I was opening for this sorry-*ss cat named Steve Miller. Steve Miller didn't have...
07-23-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,939
Posted By bargo68

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!! Sorry, it's...

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!!

Sorry, it's happy hour over here...
07-19-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 313,238
Posted By bargo68

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this...

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this morning. Did the short ride (park car and ride the rest) instead of the long one. Really enjoying the feel and pace of SS and will experiment with...
07-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,581
Posted By bargo68

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers!...

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers! Did 84 miles on my 91 Cannondale ST1000.

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06-26-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 48,317
Posted By bargo68

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven...

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven sisters.


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06-16-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,551
Posted By bargo68

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to...

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to ride, looks absolutely gorgeous!
My real takeaway from this though, was that I really need a boiler suit.
06-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,230
Posted By bargo68

There's a little C&V, so I think this is...

There's a little C&V, so I think this is justified.

My backyard today:

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05-26-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 13,263
Posted By bargo68

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! ...

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! :speedy: ;)
05-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,063
Posted By bargo68

Bikes in the back stock!! I feel very lucky to...

Bikes in the back stock!!
I feel very lucky to be able to park inside. Weather's not the issue, downtown Berkeley is....
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