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08-06-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,606
Posted By obrentharris

Strangely enough we have a couple of them in San...

Strangely enough we have a couple of them in San Francisco.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-tGvqPDH/0/356d2cc1/XL/_DSC1371-XL.jpg

Brent
08-06-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,606
Posted By obrentharris

Here's a bit more. ...

Here's a bit more.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-vJR8M9H/0/e40f17f3/XL/_DSC1338-XL.jpg

Brent
08-05-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,606
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpdBgq/0/d275a4a8/XL/_DSC1376-XL.jpg

Brent
08-04-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots...

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots of good fuel for reminiscing. I worked at a windsurfing shop in that boathouse in 1979-80.
Brent
07-26-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,863
Posted By obrentharris

It has long been my observation that the primary...

It has long been my observation that the primary use that most of us make of this forum is the sharing of information. If you are here instead to promote your upcoming book I would suggest that you...
07-22-22, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 356,512
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-p25F...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-p25FDx2/0/3a6f51a0/XL/_DSC2719-XL.jpg

Brent
07-22-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 173,275
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MSXx...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MSXxZ7M/0/d63a1235/XL/_DSC2666-XL.jpg
Brent
07-20-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,863
Posted By obrentharris

Bruce Gordon ...

Bruce Gordon
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-M73WTFs/0/bf9b73dc/XL/_DSC1159-XL.jpg


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07-15-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,166
Posted By obrentharris

I'm finally home from my Cino road trip. Not much...

I'm finally home from my Cino road trip. Not much to add to the previous reports. Here are a few of my photos.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-dmGk8t7/0/3c629fad/XL/_DSC2699-XL.jpg
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07-08-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

Way up in the northeast corner of Oregon in the...

Way up in the northeast corner of Oregon in the Wallowa Valley. Nicely graded gravel roads through the rolling farm lands.
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07-07-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

Working my way north to Cino. I rode yesterday in...

Working my way north to Cino. I rode yesterday in Central Oregon, just a few miles north of Riley.
In the entire 32 mile loop I didn't see another vehicle; plenty of evidence of their passing in the...
07-06-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

Slowly making my way to Cino. Along with my Cino...

Slowly making my way to Cino. Along with my Cino bike I also brought my modern gravel bike for some rides along the way. Yesterday's ride was in the Fall River Valley of far north-east California. 52...
07-03-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,852
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Pbc3...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Pbc3WV6/0/1bf587fa/XL/IMG-0956-XL.jpg

My 1961 Allegro looks downright plain compared to some of the beautiful bikes above, but I love riding it.
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06-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 904
Posted By obrentharris

Your local bike shop should be able to order one...

Your local bike shop should be able to order one for you. Sunrace is the most widely available new option, but Interloc and a couple other companies also offer them. Otherwise search "5 speed...
06-29-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

65 miles on the new gravel bike, a beautiful day...

65 miles on the new gravel bike, a beautiful day and a great, hilly, ride. I even found someone to watch my bike while I ate my sandwich in the park!
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06-28-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 70,489
Views: 11,535,882
Posted By obrentharris

Many thanks for posting this! Now on its way to...

Many thanks for posting this! Now on its way to me.
Brent
06-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 560
Posted By obrentharris

Paint it if you must, but the rack and the street...

Paint it if you must, but the rack and the street tires have to go!
Brent
06-22-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,437
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-vJR8...

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06-17-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,397
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-4WTZ...

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Brent
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,795
Views: 461,529
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-CMq4cCg/0/3205b163/XL/_DSC2635-XL.jpg

Brent
06-14-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,166
Posted By obrentharris

This week I did the final bit of modification...

This week I did the final bit of modification (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253446-chainring-remodel-stronglight-57-content.html) to the Allegro that I'll ride at Cino. Today was the...
06-14-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By obrentharris

Today's 30 mile shakedown cruise was a success,...

Today's 30 mile shakedown cruise was a success, lots of back and forth between the two chainwheels and it never missed a shift. A beautiful day for a ride too!
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06-14-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By obrentharris

My obstinacy in refusing to use newer, narrower...

My obstinacy in refusing to use newer, narrower chains on this old bike seems to be working in my favor here. Also the donor chainring had a deeper cut on one side than the other, so I put the...
06-13-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By obrentharris

The old chainring provided a template for the...

The old chainring provided a template for the shape of the new one. A 1/8" drill provided a radius at the corners.
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06-13-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By obrentharris

Chainring Remodel - Stronglight 57 Content

If this stuff wasn't so much fun I'd consider my self a little daft!

The early Stronglight cranks take unusuallysmall diameter chainring bolts, 7mm to be precise, with a 9.5mm counterbore. I'm in...
06-12-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,114
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! Fabulous paint. I like it with the black...

Wow! Fabulous paint.
I like it with the black tape and saddle, lets the paint and pantographs do the shouting.
The original saddle and tape distracted from the paint and its subtle details.
Brent
06-12-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,270
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-jjjW4rS/0/5a874527/XL/IMG_1791-XL.jpg

Brent
06-11-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 663
Posted By obrentharris

Spectacular! Are the crank and chainrings...

Spectacular!
Are the crank and chainrings Schwinn products?
Brent
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 847
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
06-06-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,439
Posted By obrentharris

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger...

Frame material and geometry made a lot bigger comfort difference back when I was riding 21mm and 23mm tires at 130 psi than they do now that I'm riding 32mm and 35mm tires at 50 psi.
Brent
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By obrentharris

Original components could have been anything of...

Original components could have been anything of the proper era, as these were usually sold as a frameset on which the new owner could hang any desired components.
Brent
06-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By obrentharris

Complete with the cardboard shipping tags on the...

Complete with the cardboard shipping tags on the brake adjusters!
Brent
06-03-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,344
Posted By obrentharris

Very nice! Cloisonne infill next? Brent

Very nice!
Cloisonne infill next?
Brent
06-03-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 37,433
Posted By obrentharris

Succor Creek, far east Oregon: ...

Succor Creek, far east Oregon:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Lqtb6Dx/0/663b590e/XL/IMG_1838-XL.jpg

Brent
06-02-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 70,489
Views: 11,535,882
Posted By obrentharris

If there's anyone near this who can facilitate...

If there's anyone near this who can facilitate you can have all the components. I just want the frame and fork.
Brent
06-01-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,007
Posted By obrentharris

Cyclist... also packrat. ...

Cyclist... also packrat.


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05-30-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 356,512
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Lqtb...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Lqtb6Dx/0/663b590e/XL/IMG_1838-XL.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-qdXJmjX/0/e6169bc9/XL/IMG_1841-XL.jpg

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05-15-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19,223
Views: 2,418,756
Posted By obrentharris

Much to our relief, after a very dry couple...

Much to our relief, after a very dry couple months, we had some late rains this year which really brought out the wild flowers and filled the local reservoirs. A thirty mile local loop this morning...
05-14-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 70,489
Views: 11,535,882
Posted By obrentharris

This is a fabulous deal! If I didn't already...

This is a fabulous deal! If I didn't already have a set I'd be on my way to Alameda right now.
Brent
05-07-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 70,489
Views: 11,535,882
Posted By obrentharris

Cinelli's still had the eyelets up into the early...

Cinelli's still had the eyelets up into the early seventies when I was an impoverished college student ogling them at Spence Wolf's shop in Cupertino.
Brent
05-06-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,477
Posted By obrentharris

Her sister Jessica once mused that she should...

Her sister Jessica once mused that she should have brought a pistol to her one meeting with Hitler before the war and saved the world an awful lot of trouble.
Brent
05-04-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By obrentharris

Durax Service Courses Crankset

These lovely, apparently unused cranks have come my way. I'm looking for any information:

Years of manufacture. 1940s? '50s?
Which makes of bikes might have worn such cranks?
Did Durax also...
05-03-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,202
Posted By obrentharris

The highlight for me was the little kids in front...

The highlight for me was the little kids in front of a house near the bottom of the Santa Rita climb handing up cups of Gatorade to us as we rode by!
Brent
05-03-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,575
Posted By obrentharris

Nagasawa apprenticed with Ugo DeRosa and was the...

Nagasawa apprenticed with Ugo DeRosa and was the builder of choice for Koichi Nakano, ten time world sprint champion. His work is held in extremely high regard. Worth doing an internet search.
Brent
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By obrentharris

$50 or $60 for the pair of calipers on ebay. ...

$50 or $60 for the pair of calipers on ebay. Another $50 or $60 for the rack.
The cable yokes with the pulleys may be worth more than either the calipers or the rack. I don't recognize them. ...
04-27-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,202
Posted By obrentharris

I'll be riding a Raleigh Pro that has been...

I'll be riding a Raleigh Pro that has been "improved" with a few Japanese components. I'll ride the route with a name so long I can never remember it, something about an escalator.

A friend and I...
04-24-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 874
Posted By obrentharris

I believe the 10 post requirement is only turned...

I believe the 10 post requirement is only turned off if you become a paid member. (about $20 per year as I recall.)
Brent
04-21-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 859,064
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! I certainly hope there will be an in...

Wow!

I certainly hope there will be an in depth thread with detailed pictures of this one.
Brent
04-17-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By obrentharris

Most of us mere mortals don't try to fix tubulars...

Most of us mere mortals don't try to fix tubulars on the roadside: We just carry a spare (or two!)
Brent
04-17-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By obrentharris

Perhaps your bike does not have the correct...

Perhaps your bike does not have the correct derailleur hanger for this derailleur. A photo would help us to diagnose the problem. You can post a photo once you have made 10 posts.
Brent
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