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12-02-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By Wildwood

Needs better rules. My best spinner is a tandem...

Needs better rules.
My best spinner is a tandem front wheel 40 spokes with heavy rim and heavy Schwalbe tires.


edit: Oooops missed #2
12-02-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,200
Posted By Wildwood

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Latest assemblage of bikes = Euro racers and fast tourers....
12-02-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,929
Posted By Wildwood

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10-21-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,260
Posted By Wildwood

Does Sat go thru Redmond, on the Sammamish River...

Does Sat go thru Redmond, on the Sammamish River Trail
thru Marymoor Park
East Lake Sammamish South to Issa quah???

I will try to be at Marymoor about noon-ish
to join for 20 of your miles.
10-20-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,260
Posted By Wildwood

Attempts to PM don't work. Sunday route and...

Attempts to PM don't work.

Sunday route and start time please, I hope to join.

If Sat's route passes thru Issaquah or Renton I might be able to jump in for a while. Or the after-beers.

edit:...
10-20-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,179
Posted By Wildwood

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10-20-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,179
Posted By Wildwood

I ride a lot of different road bikes with a 5cm...

I ride a lot of different road bikes with a 5cm range in frame sizes (58-63cm in traditional, level tt sizes) very comfortably. For me the 'perfect bike fit' has a lot of range, given all the...
10-20-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,179
Posted By Wildwood

Yes. The original owner only changed 1 item...

Yes.
The original owner only changed 1 item from factory build - the rims from tubular to clincher. I swapped the Record RD to NR, a better seatpost/clamp, and use a tubular wheelset. New gum...
10-19-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 990,216
Posted By Wildwood

Maiden voyage

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10-19-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,179
Posted By Wildwood

Given a little saddle clamp setback and room on...

Given a little saddle clamp setback and room on stem for bell, it looks nicely balanced. Not a bad find, if I may say so....
10-19-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,372
Posted By Wildwood

Apologies to those in the upper mid-portion of...

Apologies to those in the upper mid-portion of middle USA and moving east - winter with many inches of snow ... has arrived.

I'm still in bibshorts in Seattle Eastside in mid-October. Couple of...
10-19-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 853,894
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, I know - bizarre. Wildwood with Shimano...

Yeah, I know - bizarre. Wildwood with
Shimano (integrated levers) instead of Campa, a 1st
electronic shifting - first, Di2 Ultegra
disc brakes - hydraulic even, a first
more than 29cogs, on a...
10-18-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

I declare the ‘cancer survivor 2’ bike an on the...

I declare the ‘cancer survivor 2’ bike an on the road success.
...
10-18-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 853,894
Posted By Wildwood

New bike yesterday - ready to go today

2020 Orbea Gain - Di2 Ultegra ebike delivered yesterday.
With only a few ‘down th block’ rides to make sure I know how to ride this beast, the only thing I can say is = it ain’t like my other bikes....
10-17-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 990,216
Posted By Wildwood

yes ebikemotion/Mahle X35

yes
ebikemotion/Mahle X35
10-17-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,179
Posted By Wildwood

Since this thread came up again and needs pics,...

Since this thread came up again and needs pics, here are the largest and smallest frames that I ride regularly.
...
10-17-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,658
Posted By Wildwood

Smaller plates = smaller portions

Smaller plates = smaller portions
10-14-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 990,216
Posted By Wildwood

It's in the hands of UPS presently. ...

It's in the hands of UPS presently.
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Never owned an electric powered...
10-14-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

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Too dry for vibrant colour - best reds...
10-14-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,555
Posted By Wildwood

Good to see old threads revived. Still...

Good to see old threads revived.

Still riding my Harding Special.

Hey shnibop - what happened to the orange Harding that started this thread. If it is still around, want to part with it?
...
10-13-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,100
Posted By Wildwood

Recently bought a new leather saddle for a...

Recently bought a new leather saddle for a vintage bike I hope to ride regularly on ‘good’ winter days.
I know they need more than my 100 miles, so far, to break-in. Butt, it may prove to be too...
10-12-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Wildwood

Try the C&V forum - to possibly find greater...

Try the C&V forum - to possibly find greater interest in the pleasures (?) of rebuilding an SA hub.
10-12-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,636
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Views: 583,400
Posted By Wildwood

What a great Summer and Autumn, so far, for...

What a great Summer and Autumn, so far, for cycling!

Fixed up several bikes after my surgery in May. Routine maintenance for all.

Have been going for a good many rides since, nothing epic, but...
10-12-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,636
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 583,400
Posted By Wildwood

Holding your place Little Darwin . 14 years have...

Holding your place Little Darwin . 14 years have passed.
Enjoyed living each of them.
Maybe you won your namesake award?
10-12-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Wildwood

Price?

Price?
10-11-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By Wildwood

I voted: So silly

I voted: So silly
Forum: Introductions
10-11-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome. get your 10 posts, then some pics. ...

Welcome.

get your 10 posts, then some pics.
no doubt you have visited the 3spd thread on C&V.
My only Dutchie is a vintage Batavus lightweight.
...
10-09-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 300,955
Posted By Wildwood

79pmooney - Specialized makes several tires in...

79pmooney - Specialized makes several tires in 24mm.
10-09-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19,843
Views: 2,487,710
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Aug-tober continues.

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Right side of the tracks...
10-09-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 300,955
Posted By Wildwood

żAre they 22mm? I have found the best tire...

żAre they 22mm?
I have found the best tire deals on 22/23mm tires - which are on only a bike or two and should migrate to 25/26
10-09-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Less smoke today, so instead of a bunch of easy shorty rides on a bunch of bikes like the last 2 days - I rode kinda long (for me). 40 miles with only quick camera stops (many). The smoke has not...
10-09-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

Hypno Toad - 100+ mi on a fat-tired bike in 7...

Hypno Toad - 100+ mi on a fat-tired bike in 7 hours is awesome! :thumb:. Good finish line smile.








Oh to be 50s again. :p. Enjoying it thru you younger types.
10-09-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

New bike? Pics or it didn't happen. How's...

New bike? Pics or it didn't happen.


How's the weather up North?
10-08-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Wildwood

Obviously, HD has lent their name to many...

Obviously, HD has lent their name to many projects - but I have read recently a Harley Davidson e-bike was being designed / re-designed. Not sure who might make it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Wildwood

there are Truths - as in: ...clear your...

there are Truths - as in: ...clear your handlebars and your mind will follow.....

there are Eternal Truths - as in:.
everything Changes,
Death,
Taxes and
someone on social media wants to Piss...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Wildwood

discouragement on internet forums should be seen...

discouragement on internet forums should be seen as caution. I'm OK with the color scheme.

Display unit is on motor & battery status, not Di2. Di2 interface to data, raises a whole range of...
10-05-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By Wildwood

Bought the 2020 Gain M20i road bike. Carbon...

Bought the 2020 Gain M20i road bike. Carbon frame, Di2 Ultegra group. Close-out pricing on Orbea size 60cm electric road/gravel bikes at Jensonusa.com both 1X and 2X. Quantities of 1 or 2.

...
10-05-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Wildwood

To close out this thread .... And now awaiting...

To close out this thread ....
And now awaiting new experiences.

Never really ridden an e-bike - for more a few minutes.
Never ridden a bike with 'new' Shimano components - only a vintage bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Wildwood

this should legitimately go in the e-bike forum,...

this should legitimately go in the e-bike forum, but just to follow-up with this thread

So I bought a 2 year old Orbea Gain road bike - carbon frame, Ultegra Di2 from Jenson USA
I passed on...
10-04-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

Grateful to post this thread

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My 20 yo carbon hike...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Wildwood

:thumb: thanks for quick confirmations. ...

:thumb:
thanks for quick confirmations.

Solid performance over a frame with a couple of aesthetic improvements (but lower drivetrain group) is the right decision.

I do not follow the latest...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Wildwood

NOS 2020 model road bike w/Di2Ultegra

i found an online deal on 2 year old model road bike (NOS) from a dealer with Di2 Ultegra.

The 2nd option is same bike, 2022 model from LBS with the thru the stem, no-wire look (which is very...
10-04-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19,843
Views: 2,487,710
Posted By Wildwood

Thankful as always to post this thread

Into town -

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Back of the local dairy...
10-03-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19,843
Views: 2,487,710
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Good vintage photo of your racing days DQRider. :thumb:



Seattle summer temps, but autumn in the air = Aug-tober
Seen yesterday on the road. Well,…off the road actually.
...
Forum: Introductions
10-03-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 258
Posted By Wildwood

:foo: :foo: :foo: The Internet rules - ...

:foo: :foo: :foo:


The Internet rules -
But sometimes we don't like to be ruled? :50:
10-03-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,856
Posted By Wildwood

What a good thread. Thanks dbhouston for all the...

What a good thread. Thanks dbhouston for all the incremental updates.
I owned a 1985 ProTour15. My first adult bike and only one for many years - served me well....
10-02-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 26,467
Views: 2,865,678
Posted By Wildwood

Especially thankful to post this thread

Rode a regular route. About 17mi.
Thoughts of a 65year friend just back in hospital ICU. Maybe his problem is stroke, seizure, complication from prior surgery, unknown.

Seahawks football in...
10-02-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By Wildwood

I only own one bike under 20pounds, barely. Most...

I only own one bike under 20pounds, barely. Most probably 24-28 when ready for the road. Not concerned too much about weight in the category of ebikes i am searching.

I don't think Ribble is...
Forum: Introductions
10-02-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to BF. "A bike in my life." ...

Welcome to BF.

"A bike in my life."
Sounds healthy.
And fun.
10-01-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,110
Posted By Wildwood

This thread needs a framebuilder input. Or two.

This thread needs a framebuilder input. Or two.
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