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Forum: Commuting
07-28-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

Conditions yesterday when I left work were a bit...

Conditions yesterday when I left work were a bit extreme:

https://i.imgur.com/Yjgtnxz.png

In this weather, I faced 6 miles of climbing on the shortest route home. Those of you who suffered...
07-27-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/hHiUcy8.png . . same...

https://i.imgur.com/hHiUcy8.png
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same brother-in-law

in brilliant color this time

see the shadow-play?
07-26-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/0rLGyDa.png chili-cheese...

https://i.imgur.com/0rLGyDa.png

chili-cheese omelet

waiting for me to devour

while bike waits outside


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07-26-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/mVmT2km.png old man in a...

https://i.imgur.com/mVmT2km.png

old man in a hat

riding on a cloudy day

my brother-in-law

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07-26-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

Merriam Webster's definition of haiku: An...

Merriam Webster's definition of haiku: An unrhymed verse form of Japanese origin having three lines containing usually five, seven, and five syllables respectively.I actually learned about haiku from...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

Takeout Basket – Portland Design Works...

Takeout Basket – Portland Design Works (ridepdw.com) (https://ridepdw.com/collections/cargo-bags-kickstands/products/takeout-basket)

It's very robust, with a hard stop on the bottom, but it does...
Forum: Commuting
07-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

I rode my Specialized Sequoia 650b conversion to...

I rode my Specialized Sequoia 650b conversion to work this morning.

https://i.imgur.com/sGqaH63.png

This bike was configured during the build as a dedicated commuter, hence the basket and rear...
07-23-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By DQRider

No. It should be called Lotus Unicorn, I think. ...

No. It should be called Lotus Unicorn, I think. :notamused:

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07-22-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 62,995
Views: 9,602,032
Posted By DQRider

Yeah, I know what you mean. Make mine a Cimarron....

Yeah, I know what you mean. Make mine a Cimarron.


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07-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/F7kiCoa.png * ...

https://i.imgur.com/F7kiCoa.png

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Underneath the bridge

lurks a bike in black and white

waiting patiently

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07-22-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

Please feel free to start a new thread for...

Please feel free to start

a new thread for these, my friend

let's keep things pure here

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07-21-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,173
Posted By DQRider

Thanks, Don! :cheers: *

Thanks, Don! :cheers:

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07-21-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

I just had to say What an incredible bike! ...

I just had to say

What an incredible bike!

Where can I get mine?

:love:


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07-21-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,173
Posted By DQRider

Pashley Path Racer - Single Speed, Drum Brakes

https://i.imgur.com/UdergPQ.png

I've probably posted this bike here in the distant past, but this shot is too good not to share.


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07-21-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/VEHquMK.png * This...

https://i.imgur.com/VEHquMK.png
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This graffito here

says "Rollin with the Homeee"

Who's that? I wonder

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07-20-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/wApZkWi.png Pashley...

https://i.imgur.com/wApZkWi.png


Pashley Path-Racer

elegant simplicity

on a sunny day
07-19-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

. .https://i.imgur.com/UdergPQ.png. This is...

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This is actually an old Pashley Sovereign Roadster that was converted to path racer by the previous owner. The drum brakes are a tremendous improvement over the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,606
Views: 387,910
Posted By DQRider

Me too! https://i.imgur.com/cOZtrH3.png ...

Me too!

https://i.imgur.com/cOZtrH3.png


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Forum: Commuting
07-19-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

Out to Lunch

I didn't have time to shoot any photos this morning, but I had a nice ride during lunch. Here is my Pashley Path Racer underneath the Hwy 494 bridge down by the Mississippi River.
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07-19-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/JMbrjmK.png x

https://i.imgur.com/JMbrjmK.png


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07-17-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,447
Posted By DQRider

Uhh, huhh huh huh... he said "Butthead"... huh...

Uhh, huhh huh huh... he said "Butthead"... huh huh.

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07-16-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,234,395
Posted By DQRider

What a pair of beauties! Nice catch on that...

What a pair of beauties! Nice catch on that second one for $75. In some places they go for 10x that much!

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Forum: Commuting
07-16-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

No mere plastic or aluminum are these. They are...

No mere plastic or aluminum are these. They are Woody's Compound Curved Cherry Wood Fenders with a Wenge and Bloodwood center stripe.

Quality hand made wood bicycle fenders hand made in the USA...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

A Nice, Slow, Friday Cruise

https://i.imgur.com/PzT8G6o.png
My 1984 Dawes Ranger, basking in the morning sun.

I forced myself to complete my 6-mile commute this morning without breaking a sweat. I left home early, and...
07-16-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/M8ociZ5.png . . Celeste...

https://i.imgur.com/M8ociZ5.png
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Celeste is my girl

For when I want to ride =FAST

Reparto Corse
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07-16-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/FZ5809S.png Good Morning,...

https://i.imgur.com/FZ5809S.png
Good Morning, Ranger

Another beautiful day

Where shall we wander?

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07-15-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

A Bit of Harmless Plagiarism...

https://i.imgur.com/dmCb0ig.png

Who can pass by here

Without lingering a while

Among the cattails cocktails?

:cheers:
07-15-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,447
Posted By DQRider

So, tell us about the New Camera! :D .

So, tell us about the New Camera! :D

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07-15-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/5ivK81v.png ® Oh how...

https://i.imgur.com/5ivK81v.png ®

Oh how very Zen
Lower my heart rate, it did
Haiku masterpiece.
07-14-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,447
Posted By DQRider

Those are Primo Comet tires. They feel very...

Those are Primo Comet tires. They feel very lightweight and have good grip. So even with the long wheelbase, the bike feels quite nimble.

These were a good replacement for the stock wheels and...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

Took The Long Way Home... Again

https://i.imgur.com/aC2589N.png

This 18-mile route home from work takes me through the best scenery Saint Paul, MN has to offer. It also doubles my commuting miles, which is a good thing for a 58...
07-12-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

Are You All Done Playing? Let's Keep This Thread Alive!

https://i.imgur.com/aC2589N.png.
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Boat's named "Hoppy Trails"

Captain must be a brewer

Craft beer biz is good!
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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2,606
Views: 387,910
Posted By DQRider

Mississippi Pub, Inver Grove Heights, MN

One of the stops on The Long Way Home from work.

https://i.imgur.com/aC2589N.png

That boat with the red hull... Man!

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07-07-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

The Mountain Mirrycle, it's called, and I use...

The Mountain Mirrycle, it's called, and I use them on all my bikes. I delete one of the arms, so it doesn't look so gawky. There is only one bike in my stable that I couldn't use it on, and that's...
07-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

Bike Life, Explained ...

Bike Life, Explained

https://i.imgur.com/FejF6ys.png.
.we coast when we can

and we pedal when we must

someday, we'll get there
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07-07-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

Hmmm... let's try this: 575 @ f4.5 - The...

Hmmm... let's try this:

575 @ f4.5 - The Haiku and Photography Thread - Bike Forums (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1234106-575-f4-5-haiku-photography-thread.html#post22130706)
07-06-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/qMuigRR.png . .nineteen...

https://i.imgur.com/qMuigRR.png
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.nineteen forty-nine

Raleigh Clubman bicycle

a ride back in time
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07-06-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

On The Subject of Trains...

https://i.imgur.com/G7Kg98h.png.
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box car is canvas

the artist is criminal

tracks are gallery
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07-06-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 804
Views: 193,306
Posted By DQRider

I guess that really depends on what kind of...

I guess that really depends on what kind of riding you do. For the bikes in this thread, Grant Petersen's philosophy applies: grips level with or slightly above saddle height. Comfortable, in other...
07-05-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

Not exactly what I was looking for. But thanks...

Not exactly what I was looking for. But thanks for playing...

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07-05-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

New thread alert

575 @ f4.5 Haiku and Photography thread is live.

575 @ f4.5 - The Haiku and Photography Thread - Bike Forums...
07-05-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,525
Posted By DQRider

575 @ f4.5 - The Haiku and Photography Thread

The idea is simple: Post a photograph of something C&V Bicycle related, and a haiku to go with it.

Example:

https://i.imgur.com/t6hRenV.png.
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blue whale on the road

happy and ready to go
07-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 123,005
Posted By DQRider

Yes, I remember Kodachrome.

Taken in 1986 from the saddle of my rented Benjo Bomber...

https://i.imgur.com/Hi1w41W.jpg

... near MCAS Iwakuni, Japan.

These three old mama-sans are almost certainly not with us anymore.
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07-04-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

575 @ f4.5, or How About a Haiku & Photography Thread?

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This idea came to me during a ride on my favorite local loop yesterday. I was looking for a shot to post here, and stopped at a dappled patch of light on the trail.

The photo I shot below...
07-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 123,005
Posted By DQRider

Some Kind of Industrial Equipment?

https://i.imgur.com/x4cFI2C.png

Spiral Bridge Brewery, Hastings, MN

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Forum: Commuting
07-02-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,942
Posted By DQRider

My Perfect Commute...

... is one big loop. 6 miles to work, and 18 miles home. There are cafés and pubs, even a brewery taproom along the route. And I always bring my camera, so I can do stuff like this:
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07-02-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,447
Posted By DQRider

This is considered a small cube where I work. I'm...

This is considered a small cube where I work. I'm only in here until they finish my office. Getting old and wise(r) does have it's benefits.

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07-01-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17,565
Views: 1,924,447
Posted By DQRider

To Work

I call her "Celeste". She lounges around in my cube, looking bored. Occasionally, she whispers in my ear... "Let's ditch this joint and go riding!"

https://i.imgur.com/uXq6ngQ.png

Some day I'm...
06-30-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,173
Posted By DQRider

From This Morning's Ride to Work

Pashley Path Racer:

https://i.imgur.com/eiSIxBg.png

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06-30-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By DQRider

Shot on Arrival - My Pashley Path Racer at Work

The end of my morning commute. I always sit on this bench to cool off after the ride. This morning, I finally noticed the play of light on this scene.

https://i.imgur.com/eiSIxBg.png

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