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05-08-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 63,530
Posted By OldsCOOL

On the 9th season and still loving this ride....

On the 9th season and still loving this ride. When you find a perfect fit to your riding style, body type, nothing else can compare. Looking forward to blazing up the fog line.

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05-07-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,199
Posted By OldsCOOL

I ride alone, yeahhhhh all by myself…

I ride alone, yeahhhhh all by myself…
04-14-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,450
Posted By OldsCOOL

I finally broke down and bought a Trek helmet 11...

I finally broke down and bought a Trek helmet 11 years ago. How I survived I’ll never know.
04-11-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 3,247
Views: 842,480
Posted By OldsCOOL

‘77 Colnago Super, obtained and restored 7yrs ago...

‘77 Colnago Super, obtained and restored 7yrs ago from original owner/builder and was raced against the big guys (Greg Lemond as my friend likes to mention).

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04-09-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By OldsCOOL

I like to get around our small town, visit folks...

I like to get around our small town, visit folks at the lake and riverside but really isn’t a ride, it’s lifestyle. For me, a ride is getting out on the open road with an objective. I still like to...
Replies: 12
Views: 896
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m a fan of vintage Colnago bikes, I have a ‘77...

I’m a fan of vintage Colnago bikes, I have a ‘77 but what is a 105 group doing on this?
03-28-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,989
Posted By OldsCOOL

I spent much of the winter out on a lake like...

I spent much of the winter out on a lake like that, only I was catching fish. Can’t wait for next week’s warmth to come in.
03-28-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,038
Posted By OldsCOOL

Great job!

Great job!
03-21-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,702
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana....

Nothing too fancy, just a slice of Americana. 1986 Trek 760.


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03-05-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By OldsCOOL

I recall Hodaka making MX/Enduro bikes in the...

I recall Hodaka making MX/Enduro bikes in the early ‘70s. One of which they called the Combat Wombat.
03-04-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By OldsCOOL

They are a loyal bunch! My ‘77 Super grabs...

They are a loyal bunch! My ‘77 Super grabs attention whenever I take it downtown. One time a guy hollers at me to take pics of it, massively fawning over it.
03-03-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,530
Posted By OldsCOOL

Love the color! Looks like a cool project ahead...

Love the color! Looks like a cool project ahead for you. I wish you well in the build.
11-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,248
Posted By OldsCOOL

Time to get at it! ...

Time to get at it!


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10-29-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,126
Posted By OldsCOOL

Our entire culture is on the edge of rage, it...

Our entire culture is on the edge of rage, it seems. Sorry to see people so angry while engaging a peaceful and happy activity. Good for you in your response.
10-29-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,478
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is an 1898 Glenwood path racer my buddy...

Here is an 1898 Glenwood path racer my buddy found in a barn estate sale. He ended up getting the bike to me as a Christmas present 2 years ago. The bike was stunningly intact with gorgeous paint,...
07-28-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,855
Posted By OldsCOOL

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route,...

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route, enjoy! Just keep riding and stoking the passion.

My body type works against me for longer rides. If I do a hilly 40, that’s a good ride. I’m not built...
07-11-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,029
Posted By OldsCOOL

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the...

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the hill from us. Being rural the owners let the 3 dogs run wild. Owners did not speak english. I called that lonely tiresome stretch of hill “dog hill”....
06-25-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,733
Posted By OldsCOOL

I Pledge to keep that a secret.

I Pledge to keep that a secret.
06-24-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,733
Posted By OldsCOOL

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up...

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up more than anything else unless riding in a storm to get home. In that case the bike gets a detergent wash with a wax afterward.
06-19-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,633
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.
06-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 272,572
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m a participant of the Miyata Cult, having an...

I’m a participant of the Miyata Cult, having an ‘87 712 Comp in excellent condition and former owner of a Miyata Pista track bike that I sold to oddjob2
06-07-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,041
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have a few survivors but none compare to the...

I have a few survivors but none compare to the barn find 1898 Glenwood. My friend found it while inspecting the home as an estate sale. The bike probably had been sitting since 1920 or so. Here it is...
06-05-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,449
Posted By OldsCOOL

Awesome story, AND the Mondonico’s! You just...

Awesome story, AND the Mondonico’s! You just don’t see those every day.
06-01-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,659
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have similar on this ‘86 Trek 760 that came...

I have similar on this ‘86 Trek 760 that came with the Campy NR. The 26t works great with NR.
05-31-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,927
Posted By OldsCOOL

‘86 Trek 760 Pro Series.... ...

‘86 Trek 760 Pro Series....


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05-31-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,731
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m sure glad I have some pork butt ready for...

I’m sure glad I have some pork butt ready for smoking today after reading this. Cool pics but I really dig that P-40.
05-30-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,542
Posted By OldsCOOL

I still have and I still ride it. The bike is a...

I still have and I still ride it. The bike is a babe. Full 531c, Campy NR drivetrain, Modolo brakes, and yes the lovely Mavic tubulars with Normandy hubs. :D
05-29-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By OldsCOOL

I wear ear buds out on the open roads (all my...

I wear ear buds out on the open roads (all my rides are solo) to keep me company...and buffer the annoying wind noise. Glad to see your hearing aids are opening up the world for you. Enjoy!
05-22-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 63,312
Posted By OldsCOOL

Mad Honk ...

Mad Honk


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Replies: 36
Views: 30,218
Posted By OldsCOOL

Quite believeable and probably happened like...

Quite believeable and probably happened like that. Come out with a trendy ad campaign and every kid wanted one so they could ride like the wind.

https://youtu.be/jMgYNm4Q6dM
05-07-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,642
Posted By OldsCOOL

I would go through the bearings/chain and...

I would go through the bearings/chain and tires...ride as is.
04-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 58,153
Posted By OldsCOOL

1984 Univega Alpina Uno ...

1984 Univega Alpina Uno


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04-27-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,262
Posted By OldsCOOL

The list would be crazy long but I will show my...

The list would be crazy long but I will show my first ride, where it all started.

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04-24-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,985
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long...

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long time watching the ground rush up to meet your face.

I’m a big fan of safety bikes like this 1898 Glenwood that in it’s day was upgraded with a pat...
04-21-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,192
Posted By OldsCOOL

faster is funner.

faster is funner.
04-20-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,266
Posted By OldsCOOL

Stumbled in the summer of 2004 after buying an 85...

Stumbled in the summer of 2004 after buying an 85 Trek 460. This place is excellent for helping those that unfamiliar with these classic gems and wonderful pastime. Ok, for those that may think my...
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By OldsCOOL

I picked up a ‘71 Super Course last Dec on a...

I picked up a ‘71 Super Course last Dec on a trade for a winter build. It cost me about 125.00 for chain, tires, cables, hoods, bar tape. All in, it’s worth it. Timeless classic.

Here’s mine with...
04-01-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 42,380
Posted By OldsCOOL

1971 Raleigh Super Course ...

1971 Raleigh Super Course


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03-30-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,366
Posted By OldsCOOL

Is that a cold set?

Is that a cold set?
03-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By OldsCOOL

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks,...

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks, about the time we start seeing garage sales. Shoot, I may even sell one or two this spring.
03-19-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,857
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yeah I’d just move somewhere else.

Yeah I’d just move somewhere else.
03-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By OldsCOOL

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on...

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on his way too small tricycle? Kinda like that.
03-19-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By OldsCOOL

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a...

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a “Tombay”.
03-17-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,142
Posted By OldsCOOL

People that organize rides are either non-riders...

People that organize rides are either non-riders or they are masochistic TdF wannabe’s. Yes, I check the ride route even when local and all the moreso for out of area rides. I’m a decent climber and...
03-17-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,061
Posted By OldsCOOL

My annual physical with my doc, he always says...

My annual physical with my doc, he always says “you aren’t in that study group”.
03-15-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,699
Posted By OldsCOOL

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!
03-13-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By OldsCOOL

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got...

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got a bikeforums reply.

We riders here have all wrecked and some much worse than you. We hurt with you and sometimes we poke fun about it. Hope you...
03-12-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By OldsCOOL

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined...

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined skeletons. Losing the excess, good. Going over the edge starving, not so good. Have a great season!
03-12-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By OldsCOOL

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every...

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every 5# lost is a noticeable improvement especially on hills.

Check this out:...
03-11-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By OldsCOOL

DST is a great help for those in cold country....

DST is a great help for those in cold country. Another plus is 50deg weather and snow bare ground for trail riding. Spring is drawing near!
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