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01-23-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 74,177
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Posted By bargo68

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a...

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a beaut!
...
01-16-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,611
Posted By bargo68

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I...

I sit down with my Negroni to peruse BF and I land on this goddam buzzkill thread!
Jeez!
01-02-23, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 597
Posted By bargo68

My latest build and post at the "What have you...

My latest build and post at the "What have you been wrenching on lately?" thread. This one is a 58

...
01-02-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

Many thanks! I always appreciate your...

Many thanks! I always appreciate your entuhsiastic responses to people's posts, mine included!
I agree about the crankset's aesthetics. That said, I love the way the dark metallic grey brakes blend...
01-02-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

Picked up this Fuso 58 frameset from a local-ish...

Picked up this Fuso 58 frameset from a local-ish co-op down in Palo Alto. Has some nominal wear and it needed some light adjustment in the rear triangle but overall a survivor in nice shape. Got the...
12-05-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,198
Posted By bargo68

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the...

Headed over the Richmond-San Rafael bridge on the way to woik. 'Sposed to rain on my way home.
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11-13-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months...

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months ago, I gave my daily driver a full tear down to the frameset yesterday. It's the orange bike on the stand on the left. New cables, housing and bar...
11-01-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By bargo68

Why can't I turn off the part of my brain that...

Why can't I turn off the part of my brain that wants to turn this into a double entendre?
10-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,095
Posted By bargo68

That Totoro pillow tho!!!

That Totoro pillow tho!!!
10-09-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

Right?? I got caught out on a couple rainy days...

Right?? I got caught out on a couple rainy days this summer and didn't have a bike with fenders ready.
10-09-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

I took advantage of the recent Velo Oh-rahnge...

I took advantage of the recent Velo Oh-rahnge sale and fenderized both of my Miyatas!

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10-02-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,016
Views: 3,691,201
Posted By bargo68

A roadside pick up a couple blocks from my house....

A roadside pick up a couple blocks from my house. It was leaning against a telephone pole along with a 90's Fisher aluminum MTB with a wonky suspension fork. I actually knocked on a few doors nearby...
08-30-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,480
Posted By bargo68

Zunow. ...

Zunow.



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08-23-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,623
Posted By bargo68

I wouldn't beat yourself up. Unless you're a cop....

I wouldn't beat yourself up. Unless you're a cop. Here in California catalytic converter thefts are skyrocketing and many of the thieves are packing. There have been several stories just in August of...
08-02-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,567
Posted By bargo68

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07-31-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 367,307
Posted By bargo68

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post...

This reminded me of Dave Moulton's latest post from his blog:
Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com)

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07-28-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 29,489
Posted By bargo68

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time...

Miles Davis on Steve Miller:“I remember one time - it might have been a couple times - at the Fillmore East in 1970, I was opening for this sorry-*ss cat named Steve Miller. Steve Miller didn't have...
07-23-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,286
Posted By bargo68

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!! Sorry, it's...

PUH-RAYZZZ JAYZUZZZZZZ!!!!!

Sorry, it's happy hour over here...
07-19-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 278,020
Posted By bargo68

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this...

53 y.o. over here and rode the SS into work this morning. Did the short ride (park car and ride the rest) instead of the long one. Really enjoying the feel and pace of SS and will experiment with...
07-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,804
Posted By bargo68

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers!...

Here to represent noobs and middling achievers! Did 84 miles on my 91 Cannondale ST1000.

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06-26-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,198
Posted By bargo68

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven...

Alpine Dam crossing on the way to the seven sisters.


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06-16-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By bargo68

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to...

Fun watch. I'd love to get down to 'Straya to ride, looks absolutely gorgeous!
My real takeaway from this though, was that I really need a boiler suit.
06-06-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,735
Posted By bargo68

There's a little C&V, so I think this is...

There's a little C&V, so I think this is justified.

My backyard today:

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05-26-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,561
Posted By bargo68

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! ...

Yup-just so long as they stay TF out of MY WAY!! :speedy: ;)
05-17-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,250
Posted By bargo68

Bikes in the back stock!! I feel very lucky to...

Bikes in the back stock!!
I feel very lucky to be able to park inside. Weather's not the issue, downtown Berkeley is....
04-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,667
Posted By bargo68

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the...

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the mid eighties came with 27 x 1 Araya rims. It has a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Haven't weighed it, but it's light and fast.
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Forum: Commuting
04-19-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,953
Posted By bargo68

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3...

My commute is 49 miles round trip and I do it 3 or 4 times a week. Last Monday I took my bike with the steepest gearing and rode the return leg in a 25 mph headwind. There is a 4 1/2 mile long bridge...
04-06-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,564
Posted By bargo68

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which...

I humbly nominate my mid 70's Peugeot PR10, which has a distinct lack of Frenchness in it's 'swoop' (or lack thereof):

...
03-20-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing...

Yeah, I can't fathom the branding. I'm picturing an acerbic Frenchman punching roadside workers and leaving his touring partners 2 states behind...
I'm guessing these represent a marketing brain...
03-20-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By bargo68

Anyone know about Bernard Hinault panniers?

Picked these up at a local thrift store yesterday. Absolutely nothing on the innerwebs (that I could find), and no tags inside claiming materials or place of manufacture.
They are made from a slick,...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By bargo68

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that...

Just a guess here, but if you aren't into that porteur rack it does look to be vintage and you might recoup the cost of the bike with that piece alone.
01-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,144
Posted By bargo68

^^^What he said.^^^^ Finished this build...

^^^What he said.^^^^

Finished this build yesterday. Picked up the Rockhopper on Craigslist for 100. All it needed was new tires and a thorough cleaning. Got the Maxxis DTH's and redid the...
01-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 37,539
Posted By bargo68

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was...

This one was sold off a couple years ago. It was my 'low-trail curious' bike.
Shoulda had a black saddle......

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01-05-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By bargo68

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50...

Great score! I found mine at a Goodwill for $50 and wound up turning it into a single speed. Very comfy geometry and you get Suntour barcons!!...
12-10-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By bargo68

Your wish is my command! ...

Your wish is my command!


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11-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,075
Posted By bargo68

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the...

And some sly, knowing smiles from all the drummers.....
11-20-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on...

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on some cheap cork tape with the idea I might get some Fizik black to go matchy-matchy with the saddle at a later date.
Bought as a sad single speed...
11-05-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,444
Posted By bargo68

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.

My pleasure! Many beautiful bikes so far.
11-05-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,444
Posted By bargo68

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing...

Not been to a L'Eroica event, but I'm guessing this would qualify. It's a mid eighties Zunow Road Racer. 54.5 cm squared with a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Interestingly, it has Araya 27 inch rims...
10-23-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,894
Posted By bargo68

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's...

Not on a ride, but getting ready for the week's commuting. Managed to get 45mm fenders on my Black Mountain road, so I get to keep the 32mm rubber!
We're just starting to get some rain here in...
10-13-21, 10:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,523
Posted By bargo68

I would never buy tires from guys who look like...

I would never buy tires from guys who look like an England Dan and John Ford Coley cover band.

Or maybe I would......
10-11-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By bargo68

:thumb: Easy peasy! Mike Watt would be proud!

:thumb: Easy peasy!
Mike Watt would be proud!
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,452
Posted By bargo68

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one. I work...

"Unhoused". Makes me cringe, that one.
I work in downtown Berkeley and am literally surrounded by the HOMELESS problem for 9 waking hours every workday. It is grim. These people are suffering and...
10-03-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 56,331
Posted By bargo68

Jan- 644.6 Feb- 602.4 Mar- 763.6 Apr- 600.9...

Jan- 644.6
Feb- 602.4
Mar- 763.6
Apr- 600.9
May- 613.2
Jun- 812.8
Jul- 866.5
Aug- 699.1
Sep- 580.7
09-18-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By bargo68

Wrong, chump. ...

Wrong, chump.

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09-18-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,037
Posted By bargo68

Or get a little matchy-matchy... ...

Or get a little matchy-matchy...
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09-17-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,588
Posted By bargo68

Ah, yeah, gotcha. No, I think it generally...

Ah, yeah, gotcha.
No, I think it generally means that if you have trained your body to go that much in a week, you could summon that amount of energy for one ride if your body was not taxed by an...
09-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,588
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere...

Yeah, I never got that either. I ride anywhere from 150-220 a week, commuting mostly, and there is no way I could do that in one ride.
09-11-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,403
Posted By bargo68

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit'...

Au contraire mon frere, that's the 'french fit' you're talking about!
Give it a chance, there's a LOT of people who like some bike under 'em!...
08-29-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5,868
Views: 655,926
Posted By bargo68

Here's another pic after I got it home: ...

Here's another pic after I got it home:
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I noticed that in the ad and took...
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