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05-25-24, 09:47 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

Thank you. I have ridden my Peugeot on up to 40...

Thank you.
I have ridden my Peugeot on up to 40 miles rides so for in comfort.
Yes, I have enjoyed seeing several of DQRider 's bikes on this thread.

I haven't seen a post of his in a while.
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05-24-24, 04:56 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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05-24-24, 02:50 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

There is an urban forest area with multi use...

There is an urban forest area with multi use paths not too far and I ride through there ever so often .

I stopped at one of the entrances today for a couple pics of my Austro Daimler Puch.
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05-20-24, 07:32 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

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05-18-24, 06:23 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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05-14-24, 04:17 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I was able to get in a long ride today (at least...

I was able to get in a long ride today (at least long for me) of 40 miles on my 1982 Trek 614.

​​​​​​700cx38's smooth tread Panaracer Gravel Kings barely squeeze in there but they provide a nice...
05-13-24, 05:14 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

That looks like one fun and comfortable ride!!! ...

That looks like one fun and comfortable ride!!!

Nicely done!

These 950's are familiar to me.

I found two of them locally in the Dallas Ft Worth area a number of years back in the 22" size.
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05-01-24, 03:44 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I rode to downtown Dallas and back again today...

I rode to downtown Dallas and back again today totaling 40 miles on a partly cloudy but overall nice spring day.
...
04-29-24, 07:33 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

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I only managed 30 minutes of riding yesterday after quite a bit of...
04-22-24, 03:02 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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04-15-24, 03:37 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I was able to enjoy a 40 mile ride on my yellow...

I was able to enjoy a 40 mile ride on my yellow sunshine bike, a vintage Schwinn Cimarron, powder coated and re-furbished.

It's a terrific riding bike with nice fat 26" Continental Urban Contact...
04-15-24, 03:28 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

A friend has been wanting to do a 'ride your age...

A friend has been wanting to do a 'ride your age '
ride. We planned it a couple months back and yesterday was the day.

Overall the weather was good with some extra effort needed when headed into...
04-10-24, 04:24 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

How's it going upright bars riders? I...

How's it going upright bars riders?

I enjoyed a good ride yesterday on my refurbished 36 year old vintage Schwinn Cimarron.

I recommend these 26x2.20 Continental Contact Urban tires.

Roll...
04-10-24, 09:19 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

10 more downtown Dallas pictures. ...

10 more downtown Dallas pictures.
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04-10-24, 09:06 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

With rain forecast for part of the day yesterday...

With rain forecast for part of the day yesterday I decided to go ahead and ride taking a good rain jacket in case I got caught in it.

I took my own sunshine with me in the form of my bike, a...
04-07-24, 07:56 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I enjoyed another ride this fine Sunday morning...

I enjoyed another ride this fine Sunday morning with my friend, both of us on Rivendell bikes, orange Sam Hillborne & blue Homer Hilson.
...
04-05-24, 08:26 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Yes, these vintage Treks are great riding bikes. ...

Yes, these vintage Treks are great riding bikes.
I have 700 x 38 Gravel Kings on mine and it rolls ever so smoothly.

I'm located in the more northern part of Dallas County and it's relatively...
04-03-24, 04:07 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Ten windy miles today. ...

Ten windy miles today.

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04-01-24, 08:11 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

A friend and I got out for about a 2 hour ride in...

A friend and I got out for about a 2 hour ride in mid 70 temps on Saturday on our 1981 and 1982 Treks, his a 610, black, and mine a 614, red.
Before that we had a couple hours of wrenching under the...
03-29-24, 06:24 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

Another terrific spring day in north Texas for...

Another terrific spring day in north Texas for riding.

I'm not sure what tree this is but it is loaded with these bright red berries.

Edit...
I just found out it is an American Holly tree.
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03-24-24, 11:29 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

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03-21-24, 03:58 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Howdy zukahn1, Perhaps you meant to comment...

Howdy zukahn1,

Perhaps you meant to comment on a different pic?

I'm using a Velo Orange crankset and VO round rings on this bike.
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03-20-24, 01:59 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Another beautiful day in my area to be out riding...

Another beautiful day in my area to be out riding in mild temps and sunshine with low wind speeds.

Speaking of low speeds I think I got edged out at the tape by this guy.

Oh the embarrassment,...
03-14-24, 01:44 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Yes, Mobil as well as Magnolia in the history. ...

Yes, Mobil as well as Magnolia in the history.


Here's history link.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnolia_Hotel_(Dallas,_Texas)

I spent part of my career in a building across the street.
03-10-24, 05:07 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

A few more Tour de Dallas pics

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03-10-24, 04:55 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

We are having beautiful weather in the Dallas...

We are having beautiful weather in the Dallas area so I took advantage today and did what I call my Tour de Dallas 40 mile ride.

I ride from far north Dallas down to Southern Methodist University,...
03-02-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By cooperryder

Gitane is rolling.

I built up the Gitane after stripping off the bad paint and it's rolling very nicely.

From you guys helpful responses it's a Tour de France or Super Corsa model.

​​​​Of note is more lettering I...
02-29-24, 09:48 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

That is a terrific looking bike. Bars I go...

That is a terrific looking bike.

Bars I go to often for my builds are the Sunlite North road. They come in a steel version for $25 or so and an aluminum alloy version for around $45.

They are...
02-26-24, 01:19 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Thank you for the clarification. ...

Thank you for the clarification.


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02-25-24, 12:17 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I also have a newly built up bike, a 1971 or 72...

I also have a newly built up bike, a 1971 or 72 Gitane from what the Gitane knowledgeable folks tell me.

It is not in it's final configuration. I just wanted to get it going to see how I like it...
02-25-24, 12:09 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I always enjoy your 'Tour de London' pics. ...

I always enjoy your 'Tour de London' pics.

Thanks for sharing them.

Your grey bike looks to have pretty relaxed angles which I like on some of my bikes.

​​​​What bike is it?
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02-23-24, 09:54 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

What a beautiful picture!

What a beautiful picture!
02-19-24, 02:39 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Thanks to everyone for your replies. I've...

Thanks to everyone for your replies.

I've got the paint mostly stripped off.

There are a few light rust spots, not bad though.

I think they will brush or sand off.

It does have chrome on...
02-16-24, 11:27 AM
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Views: 1,775
Posted By cooperryder

Man! You guys rock! Thank you, thank you,...

Man!
You guys rock!

Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the great replies.

I did as suggested and brushed off that non-drive dropout and sure enough it's stamped Campagnolo along with a...
02-13-24, 08:46 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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It was one of those perfect riding days in North Texas with light...
02-12-24, 01:55 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Your right, it's definitely not a mtb. It's more...

Your right, it's definitely not a mtb. It's more of a sport touring frame from the 1975 to 1980 era.

I did post it on the Bridgestone thread.

Even though I originally started this thread for...
02-07-24, 05:20 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

10 miles today on my Austro Daimler Puch Vent...

10 miles today on my Austro Daimler Puch Vent Noir II.
I did get in 21 miles yesterday on my Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo but no pictures.

Here's one from today on the Vent Noir.
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02-07-24, 01:54 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

Before paint stripping on the above Bridgestone. ...

Before paint stripping on the above Bridgestone.

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02-07-24, 01:50 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I did it again.

Well,
I may need to search for don't acquire any more bikes 12 step program if there is such a thing.

About 10 days ago I saw this vintage Bridgestone for sale about 2 miles from me.

Best I...
02-04-24, 04:26 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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01-30-24, 10:06 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

Thank you curbtender and madpogue. Looking...

Thank you curbtender and madpogue.

Looking around on the link you provided I saw this 1972 catalog link which is interesting especially the description of die cast frames.

I think these 1972...
01-30-24, 09:49 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

It was a fantastic day weather wise in Dallas...

It was a fantastic day weather wise in Dallas yesterday topping out at about 69 degrees with light winds. This is quite a bit warmer than usual the weather folks said.

My wife and I took advantage...
01-29-24, 09:45 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

Yesterday I picked up this Bridgestone Diamond...

Yesterday I picked up this Bridgestone Diamond but haven't been able to find much on this particular model. I hadn't heard of a Diamond model before.

Perhaps it was not a USA offered model?

My...
01-26-24, 10:49 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

Pic from 2 days ago. Warmer temps finally...

Pic from 2 days ago.
Warmer temps finally melted the ice on this previously frozen fountain shown on my last two posts so it's flowing again.

I hope to get out again today in 50 degree weather....
01-19-24, 02:03 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I think it got up to mid 50's yesterday and I was...

I think it got up to mid 50's yesterday and I was thankful to get in a 15 mile ride on my Gary Fisher.

That same fountain had not thawed much if any in the warmer temps

Now another cold front...
01-18-24, 10:13 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

I managed to get in a dozen miles yesterday when...

I managed to get in a dozen miles yesterday when the temp got up to 40.

This beautiful fountain was still completely frozen from three 12 to 25 degree days.
...
01-17-24, 08:50 AM
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Views: 41,846
Posted By cooperryder

I rode over the new Northaven Trail Pedestrian...

I rode over the new Northaven Trail Pedestrian Bridge in Dallas, TX
again recently before this cold snap hit and took a few more pictures.
...
01-16-24, 11:05 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

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Just 5 miles around 3pm with afternoon high of 25 degrees for...
01-13-24, 03:09 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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Enjoyed one last ride on my Schwinn Cimarron I rebuilt a...
01-09-24, 09:08 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

14 miles yesterday on a 34 year old Bridgestone...

14 miles yesterday on a 34 year old Bridgestone MTB.


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