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10-22-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By cinelliguy

1976 Masi Gran Criterium - 245 mile West Coast Tour

Just to share a brief description of my tour from Redwood City CA to San Luis Obisbo CA, on my 76' Masi. This was a three day ride. Redwood City to Pebble Beach (102mi/7,500ft), Pebble Beach to...
Forum: Touring
05-12-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,952
Posted By saddlesores

take. less. stuff. you're only gonna be...

take.
less.
stuff.

you're only gonna be gone for two days, so you can probably get by with
about half of what you've got laid out on the couch.

the ride is longer than you thought, there's...
Forum: Touring
05-11-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,952
Posted By staehpj1

My first tour was the Trans America. I wish I...

My first tour was the Trans America. I wish I had been taught all about goat head thorns, Where they grow, what the plants look like, how to avoid them.
Forum: Touring
05-11-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,952
Posted By mev

Working brakes are more important than you...

Working brakes are more important than you think...

First tour was in college. Overall plan was to cycle from Boston to tip of Cape Cod and take the ferry back. I was the leader in that I had...
Forum: Touring
05-11-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,952
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Wool bike knickers double up as long johns during...

Wool bike knickers double up as long johns during camping and wool long sleeve bike shirt could be the top to sleep in. This way you can take bike shorts, bike knickers, 2 bike tops and 2 pairs of...
01-26-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By unworthy1

I don't have pix but these guys are in SF, priced...

I don't have pix but these guys are in SF, priced pretty low for the location, do better work than "some" who have been around longer and certainly should know their way around bike frames. That said...
01-26-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By rjhammett

These were done by Powdercoat Man. ...

These were done by Powdercoat Man.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0847_d8fb01a7b3c7b124899b89f666d1185dcab1a9c5.jpg...
01-26-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,171
Posted By Classtime

I think the Rivendells have much longer...

I think the Rivendells have much longer chainstays like the earliest MTBs or ever a bit longer. So to get a similar ride, you would have to get one of the earlier Stumpjumpers, or a Cimarron. I have...
01-25-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By Hudson308

Powdercoat Man Doug Arntson in Maple Grove, MN. ...

Powdercoat Man Doug Arntson in Maple Grove, MN.
https://www.powdercoatman.com/
You can contact him at 612-834-9002, or search for "Powdercoat Man" on Facebook.
Like Mark Rainey, Doug is a bike...
01-25-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By gugie

Groody Brothers - Kansas

Mark Rainey doesn't just do powder coating. He's a bike guy, ex-mechanic, so you can send him a whole bike, he can strip it down, powder coat, and rebuild it. He's also knows how to use a torch, so...
01-25-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,132
Posted By gugie

Powder coaters you like - post them here!

Every few months or so a powder coating thread is started up - who do you use, how much does it cost, is it any good? Powder coating can be a relatively inexpensive, very durable way to finish your...
12-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By Tomm Willians

I tried a small dab of acetone as a test and the...

I tried a small dab of acetone as a test and the old decals dissolved instantly with no damage to the finish. New decals are on !
12-12-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By JohnDThompson

Adhesive tape can pull off a lot of those flaking...

Adhesive tape can pull off a lot of those flaking decals.
Forum: Touring
11-13-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,118
Posted By cyccommute

Amateur! Some of the highlights of my travails...

Amateur! Some of the highlights of my travails with the mighty gods of flats:

-to begin with, I have gone through 2 boxes (100 each) of Rema patches, and am well into my 3 box, in the last 10...
10-17-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By skidder

Downtown HB and Lido Isle are quite a distance...

Downtown HB and Lido Isle are quite a distance apart. Is there something going on in downtown HB? If its just the usual rabble-rousers that like to protest at the foot of the HB Pier, then that's...
06-19-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By BNSF

Paths are still crowded here. Crazy busy.

Paths are still crowded here. Crazy busy.
06-19-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,644
Posted By indyfabz

You and I must live in different universes. As...

You and I must live in different universes. As for the evening hours, more people than usual may have more flexibility to ride during the morning and early afternoon. I know I often do right now
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