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07-31-21, 05:28 AM
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Schuylkill River Trail west of Pottstown PA. ...

Schuylkill River Trail west of Pottstown PA.



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07-30-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 815,453
Posted By NJgreyhead

Striegel, did you ever get that facial-smudge...

Striegel, did you ever get that facial-smudge condition cleared up?
;>
07-24-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,852
Posted By NJgreyhead

Checking my bluebird-box trail in a nearby county...

Checking my bluebird-box trail in a nearby county park, I found all 3 boxes empty, which means that maybe the wrens have given up filling the boxes with sticks to deter competition. The tree swallows...
07-13-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Decent looking 14-sp cro-mo Diamondback, downtube...

Decent looking 14-sp cro-mo Diamondback, downtube shifters, aero brake levers, for only $25. New listing.
https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/d/quarryville-bikes-for-sale/7350123576.html

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07-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,151
Posted By NJgreyhead

Last nite, at the end of the final game of the...

Last nite, at the end of the final game of the Stanley Cup playoffs (TB 1, MTL 0), Kenny Albert announced on-air that NBC would no longer be hosting the NHL.

The Tour d'France coverage is better...
07-01-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,151
Posted By NJgreyhead

Post #1 said the shutdown was to happen by the...

Post #1 said the shutdown was to happen by the end of 2021.
07-01-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 150,286
Posted By NJgreyhead

Sheldon's widow, Harriet Fell, spoke on The...

Sheldon's widow, Harriet Fell, spoke on The Outspoken Cyclist podcast 6/26/2021. She (and John Allen) say the site will continue, independent from Harris Cyclery.
06-25-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,042
Views: 388,399
Posted By NJgreyhead

Did Raleigh ever produce and sell SC and SC Mk...

Did Raleigh ever produce and sell SC and SC Mk IIs during the same year(s)?
06-17-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 147
Posted By NJgreyhead

Jersey Devil Century ride Sat 9/18/21 Salem County NJ

Back again this year is the South Jersey Wheelmen's Jersey Devil Century, with two 50-mile and two 25-mile routes on mostly quiet 'down Jersey' country roads.
Takes place 8am - 4pm on Sat Sept 18,...
06-13-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 150,286
Posted By NJgreyhead

Harris Cyclery closed

I just read on Patrick O'Grady's Mad Dog Media blog that Bicycle Retailer tweeted that Harris Cyclery has closed.
It is not clear what will happen to Sheldon's website....
05-28-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17,595
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Along Atlantic Ave in Oaklyn NJ on the '96 GT...

Along Atlantic Ave in Oaklyn NJ on the '96 GT Outpost (my commuter before I retired), a repurposed railroad pedestrian-underpass entrance. A nice place to stop and 'reflect.'

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05-27-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Tall Panasonic DX-4000 for $150. ...

Tall Panasonic DX-4000 for $150.
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/collingswood-street-bike-in-great-shape/7327434195.html

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04-12-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,852
Posted By NJgreyhead

Rode the '96 GT Outpost (my 'jeep') to check my...

Rode the '96 GT Outpost (my 'jeep') to check my new bluebird nesting box trail in a nearby county park.
Found signs of nest-building activity in two of the three boxes. Yes!
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03-16-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,852
Posted By NJgreyhead

I used the excuse of another road test of the...

I used the excuse of another road test of the for-sale bike to get a slice at my new favorite pizza place.
yum yum eat-um-up

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03-13-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17,595
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Posted By NJgreyhead

Did another road test of a donated late-1980s...

Did another road test of a donated late-1980s Nishiki Custom 12-sp, which I rehabbed to the point of being safely rideable, and which is currently listed for sale to benefit the non-profit. I used...
03-05-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,327
Posted By NJgreyhead

Got this for a rehab project. Priced right, and...

Got this for a rehab project. Priced right, and shipped quickly for free. Full marks.
...
03-05-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,127
Posted By NJgreyhead

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic...

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic of a Nishiki I was re-habbing in my basement for a non-profit.
Here it is, done and in the sun.
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By NJgreyhead

My area of New Jersey this month has become the...

My area of New Jersey this month has become the land of the ice and snow (with apologies to Led Zep).
I've had zero saddle time thus far, but the snow is melting and the weather is looking better,...
02-23-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

You don't really want this one, AJI. Front...

You don't really want this one, AJI. Front quick-release skewer is on the wrong side.
The right one will come along, just be patient.

Semi-seriously, I wish you hadn't posted this bike. Now my...
Forum: Touring
02-21-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,140
Posted By NJgreyhead

Because it is his birthday tomorrow, thought I'd...

Because it is his birthday tomorrow, thought I'd mention that I just read George Washington survived malaria - 6 times!
(From a review of a new biography titled: You Never Forget Your First, A...
02-21-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Claud Butler Electron (1976?), Reynolds 531 (fork...

Claud Butler Electron (1976?), Reynolds 531 (fork only), 1x5, Campy, $180 obo. New listing.

https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/d/allentown-vintage-claud-butler-electron/7280831508.html

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02-19-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By NJgreyhead

A recent Outspoken Cyclist podcast had Diane...

A recent Outspoken Cyclist podcast had Diane Jenks interviewing a couple people paid to promote the Bentonville area as a cycling destination.
02-19-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By NJgreyhead

Forty acres and a ... mountain bike?

A piece at Bankrate.com about areas trying to lure remote-working new residents had this:
Northwestern Arkansas: Two counties offer $10,000 and a mountain bike (https://findingnwa.com/incentive/) to...
02-17-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 37,618
Posted By NJgreyhead

A few years ago, I had some back-and-forth...

A few years ago, I had some back-and-forth communication with Snydermann (he sent me the Lotus water bottle, gratis), and I found him to be a good guy. I hope he is all right.
02-16-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,127
Posted By NJgreyhead

I've been working on this donated bike (late '80s...

I've been working on this donated bike (late '80s Nishiki Custom) in order to Craigslist it for a non-profit. Decent 12-speed bike, worth the rehab.
Was pretty far along before finding out that the...
02-16-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 37,618
Posted By NJgreyhead

Yes, you can view it, but there seems to have...

Yes, you can view it, but there seems to have been no update etc activity in some time. And at least one item (1986 catalogue) is no longer viewable there.
02-16-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 37,618
Posted By NJgreyhead

Lotus water bottles were available thru the...

Lotus water bottles were available thru the vintagelotusbicycles website, but that site now seems inactive, sad to say.
01-31-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,151
Posted By NJgreyhead

My TdF watching used to be via NBC Sports Gold,...

My TdF watching used to be via NBC Sports Gold, but that was spendy, and it became a real snooze (literally) watching for hours each day. After 2 years, I dropped the sub.
Daily 15-20 minute recaps...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By NJgreyhead

A cold and windy month here; today my helmet,...

A cold and windy month here; today my helmet, laying at my feet as I locked up the bike outside a Target store, was taken by the wind and sent skidding across the pavement for 50', with me running...
01-18-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,835
Posted By NJgreyhead

Currently re-reading The Rider by Tim Krabbe, and...

Currently re-reading The Rider by Tim Krabbe, and enjoying it even more the second time. Great first paragraph.

Also liked The Secret Race by Tyler Hamilton. The Armstrong saga told by a victim...
01-18-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

One CL listing with 5 nice bikes. The Raleigh SC...

One CL listing with 5 nice bikes. The Raleigh SC MkII and the Trek 500 series each $450. There is also a Paramount for $425. Listing has been up for 2 months.
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01-16-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,852
Posted By NJgreyhead

Above I-295 in Logan Twp, NJ. ...

Above I-295 in Logan Twp, NJ.




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01-14-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,057
Posted By NJgreyhead

I agree with all of this, especially the last...

I agree with all of this, especially the last sentence.
01-12-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,435
Views: 815,453
Posted By NJgreyhead

Don't think I've posted here before - but I could...

Don't think I've posted here before - but I could be wrong!
-NJg

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01-10-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

A Super Course Mk II with stem shifters and...

A Super Course Mk II with stem shifters and turkey levers??? The horror, the horror...
01-07-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,110
Posted By NJgreyhead

I like the Kryptonite R2 retractor combo lock....

I like the Kryptonite R2 retractor combo lock. Light (~4ozs) and easily packable, cable is 3' long. As said above, keeps honest people honest.
12-31-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Another clean Raleigh, a Super Record mixte, but...

Another clean Raleigh, a Super Record mixte, but labeled as a Super Course, hi-ten tubing, $200.
Made in Japan, Sella Italia saddle.
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12-31-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Clean Raleigh Super Course, $320. Wheel size...

Clean Raleigh Super Course, $320.
Wheel size listed as 26 in ...

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/philadelphia-raleigh-super-course-10/7246056067.html

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12-31-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice looking Bottecchia, $300 (saddle not...

Nice looking Bottecchia, $300 (saddle not included).
Wheel size is listed as 26.5 in...

https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/westfield-vintage-bottecchia-bicycle/7254830451.html
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12-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

This one appeals to me. A Nashbar road bike with...

This one appeals to me. A Nashbar road bike with a triple-triangle frame - made by GT?
And I'd like to test-ride those 'bars; might like 'em.
And I want an orange bike someday.
But this one is too...
12-30-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17,595
Views: 1,929,852
Posted By NJgreyhead

It was cold again today, but I wanted to get one...

It was cold again today, but I wanted to get one more ride in for 2020.
In Laurel Springs NJ, this was the summer home of the Good Gray Poet for a few years. He took mudbaths in nearby Laurel Lake....
12-29-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Trek Pro Series, claimed 560 model, has Reynolds...

Trek Pro Series, claimed 560 model, has Reynolds 531 sticker, $420. Looks like the seatpost has had its struggles....
12-28-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,445
Views: 434,127
Posted By NJgreyhead

Ain't she a beauty?! It's a (1979?) AMF...

Ain't she a beauty?!
It's a (1979?) AMF Roadmaster Scorcher that was donated to the bike share. I got it back to being safely rideable. It will probably go to someone in need of basic...
12-27-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,057
Posted By NJgreyhead

Possibly you mean the patched tube is inflated...

Possibly you mean the patched tube is inflated ~inside a wheel and tire~ as the overnite test. That's the true test. I think KCT1986 was alluding to this above.
Just airing up a tube outside a tire...
12-25-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 889
Posted By NJgreyhead

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary...

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary Western (by Jack Bruce) is a Top Ten tune for me.
12-23-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

OK, I doubt anyone here is looking for a 1978...

OK, I doubt anyone here is looking for a 1978 Concord Pacer S/S, but this clean lugged steel bike has appeal, especially for the $50 ask....
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice looker. Re-routing the front brake cable to...

Nice looker. Re-routing the front brake cable to behind the bars would make a nicer look.
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice bike. Don't worry about what you paid, as...

Nice bike. Don't worry about what you paid, as long as you got what you wanted. Enjoy the ride.
12-21-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,429
Posted By NJgreyhead

You'll get over it.

You'll get over it.
12-21-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 63,083
Views: 9,627,029
Posted By NJgreyhead

Nice Univega Nuovo Sport for $100 obo, but lousy...

Nice Univega Nuovo Sport for $100 obo, but lousy pics, and no way it is a 58cm.
https://southjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/marlton-58cm-touring-bicycle-1987/7250590912.html

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