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11-07-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 468
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Posted By BTinNYC

Bird hunting with my spaniel is when the...

Bird hunting with my spaniel is when the hierarchy is broken and we become partners. She gets decision-making authority and I'm the listener. The first times I let go and became the follower, the...
11-07-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 35,603
Posted By strathconaman

I give you, "The Rules" This a late 80's...

I give you, "The Rules"

This a late 80's Gardin Team I picked up for $30. Columbus SL tubing. I added a EC90SL fork languishing in my parts bins. Chorus 10 speed group.

Painted in "tractor...
11-06-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,751
Posted By The Golden Boy

That "grail" phrase is so overused. It seems...

That "grail" phrase is so overused. It seems like people own 10 "grail" bikes- It must mean "a bike I sorta like sometimes" or something.

No- it should mean more like USAZorro says- 'A "grail"...
11-06-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,175
Posted By top506

Ready to...

Ready to ride!https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1361/olmo_i_f2945f4627a9793d2f638982e238f9b1d62ac5ce.jpg


That saddle has been in the bin for over a decade waiting for...
11-02-23, 05:24 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 67,706
Posted By lex further

Cutie!

Cutie!
11-01-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,604
Posted By panzerwagon

+1 I have a couple pro-tours with head-tubes...

+1

I have a couple pro-tours with head-tubes that size, and they’re both 53.5
10-24-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,966
Posted By majmt

I’m glad you said that, but still I think that...

I’m glad you said that, but still I think that I’m winner of the stoopid-money-booby-prize. I gladly spent $2,100 (and would do it again) for this crusty beauty. Late 1970 or early 1971. Has the...
10-24-23, 04:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,966
Posted By bikingshearer

I no doubt have more into this one than anything...

I no doubt have more into this one than anything else, although I couldn't begin t calculate exactly how much that is. Certainly into the not-insignificant four figures over well over ten years to...
10-24-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9,148
Views: 3,206,962
Posted By Tango1

Earlier this spring a Trek 970 was listed but the...

Earlier this spring a Trek 970 was listed but the asking price was $500, in a city like Toronto it would probably fetch that price but not here; and I wasn't interested in paying it. I forgot it was...
10-19-23, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By Dfrost

Roger, You might want to find time for a visit...

Roger,
You might want to find time for a visit to gugie’s Atelier in Beaverton along with your Expedition. A bit more rake to that fork, so lower trail, might provide big improvements in front load...
10-18-23, 11:28 PM
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Views: 1,147,914
Posted By etherhuffer

Work in progress. Got this earlier this year....

Work in progress. Got this earlier this year. Pulled off dead Schwalbe Marathons and put on 35mm Panaracers. Overhauled the cantilevers. Changing out bars to Nitto 177 next. While a custom for the...
10-18-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By tjfastback66

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1981 Univega Specialissima - restored. Craig's find 10 miles...
10-18-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

3 hours before some friends were going to meet up...

3 hours before some friends were going to meet up to go ride the Middle Fork Road (it's an out n back route..), I set off to get some additional miles beforehand.
Rode in the opposite direction to...
10-18-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By merziac

Here's the 411 from Jim, and more if you hadn't...

Here's the 411 from Jim, and more if you hadn't seen it. ;)

https://www.bikeforums.net/22984372-post23.html
10-18-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By merziac

I would encourage you to get the low riders...

I would encourage you to get the low riders sorted out.

Jim likely designed them into these as he did many of his, it may tolerate the big box better with them in play, I don't think he was a fan...
10-18-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By polymorphself

Good point about your rando bag holding a lot,...

Good point about your rando bag holding a lot, its a big one.

Gear worked out for me in that my girlfriend is a huge camper, hiker and backpacker. After we met I started accumulating gear to...
10-18-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By polymorphself

Awesome, any more photos from the overnighter?...

Awesome, any more photos from the overnighter? What was the weight you carried? Did you feel low riders would’ve been more efficient or irrelevant?
10-18-23, 06:39 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By rccardr

Took the Gran Tour out for a spin amongst the...

Took the Gran Tour out for a spin amongst the falling leaves.
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10-17-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By curbtender

Took Amtrak up for a river run in Sacramento. ...

Took Amtrak up for a river run in Sacramento. Great weather.
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10-17-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,819
Views: 1,147,914
Posted By polymorphself

Girlfriend with her recently acquired ‘83 720. ...

Girlfriend with her recently acquired ‘83 720.

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10-16-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

Got out in between weather systems yesterday. ...

Got out in between weather systems yesterday.
Up n over Snoqualmie Ridge to Fall City…
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53260566978_5b52d70465_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2p9sjZy)Before it rains...
10-12-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By SurferRosa

Around town. Hey, Mountain's out! ...

Around town. Hey, Mountain's out!

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A nice sign...
10-11-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By Prowler

Just another day for you folks but a big day for...

Just another day for you folks but a big day for me. The weather and my fitness came together so I decided to ride my age yesterday. Drove to Oaks, PA and got onto the Perkiomen Trail then just...
10-10-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By djkashuba

Travelled from Sacramento to Davis on Amtrak to...

Travelled from Sacramento to Davis on Amtrak to ride the Davis Randonneurs' Vintage Populaire. Great group cool bikes. Garage Queens to parts bin builds. All functional with strong riders. Good...
10-09-23, 06:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,413
Posted By juvela

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10-09-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,413
Posted By AllegroMike

1960 Original Allegro Special

First time post and a new member here. I have a 1960 Allegro Special that I am the original owner of serial #166262. Unable to post pics of same until I get 10 posts. Help me get my 10 posts with...
10-09-23, 04:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 893
Posted By jimmuller

The highlight of the day was lunch! It was also...

The highlight of the day was lunch! It was also our turnaround point in Wellfleet. Lunch is good. Lunch is always good. And did I mention lunch?...
10-01-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

A few weeks ago, my son and I spent a few days...

A few weeks ago, my son and I spent a few days camping on Orcas Island in Moran state park.
One of the rides we did was the climb up to the summit of Mt. Constitution.
I noticed as we began...
10-01-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

We've been riding in the Illinois river valley so...

We've been riding in the Illinois river valley so far, enjoyng the level ground. Still, we all knew that Blue Ridge road lay ahead, along with a climb of a few hundred feet. Despite some concerns,...
10-01-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

oops... forgot that I had a few more shots of the...

oops... forgot that I had a few more shots of the Monti Special!

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10-01-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

Ken's SBDU T.I. Raleigh Team This is one of...

Ken's SBDU T.I. Raleigh Team

This is one of Ken's favorite bikes, and one that he only pulls out for special events. They were built by an elite group within Raleigh and were handcrafted...
10-01-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

George's green Waterford It's always good to...

George's green Waterford

It's always good to see a local builder represented, and Waterford certainly fits that category!
As usual the color was the first thing I noticed, and I do like this...
10-01-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

Moving from one big bike to the next... Steve H's...

Moving from one big bike to the next... Steve H's Spectrum, built by Tom Kellog.
That stealth gray paint job is trying to be subtle, but it's hiding some incredible lug work!
For those that equate...
09-28-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By bikingshearer

It's baaaack! (Decidedly not original Cinelli content)

In July, I posted about my ~1960 Cinelli SC fork that decided it would rather commit suicide than remain mated to the ~1965 Cinelli SC frame. Here is the thread...
09-24-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

Last Thursday my friend Lynn and I went on a...

Last Thursday my friend Lynn and I went on a Troll hunt.



We met up in Bellevue, rode across the 520 floating Bridge into Seattle.
The 1st stop was a visit to the old Freemont Troll...
09-24-23, 05:39 PM
09-19-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 961
Posted By mech986

Funny you guys mentioned this. Last week, my...

Funny you guys mentioned this. Last week, my brother went to a local Redondo Beach estate sale, it was for Henry James, the frame builder and lug supplier. There were still boxes of lugs, BB’s, ...
09-17-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 44,269
Posted By Bogester

We have all kinds of bridges in Seattle/WA....

We have all kinds of bridges in Seattle/WA. Here’s the 520 floating bridge from a couple nights ago…sorry no bike in pic. ...
09-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 597,653
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Wonder Women ...

Wonder Women
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09-15-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 597,653
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I just saw The French Connection again yesterday....

I just saw The French Connection again yesterday. Hackman, at 93, is reportedly a daily cyclist.
...
09-11-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By ascherer

Started to drizzle when I got to the Boiceville...

Started to drizzle when I got to the Boiceville trailhead, and by the time I was a mile past the mid-point it was raining right proper through the canopy of trees overhead so I did an about face. In...
09-11-23, 11:10 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

My son and I spent the weekend bike camping on...

My son and I spent the weekend bike camping on Orcas Island.
Saturday morning we left the campsite and rode up Mt. Constitution.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53179337073_f7f562d3a6_b.jpg...
09-10-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,406
Posted By steelbikeguy

The weather has been great lately, so today was a...

The weather has been great lately, so today was a good day to ride up to Tanners and grab some apples and cider, and a quick apple fritter.

The apples were lined up nicely, and there were some...
09-07-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By northbend

Trolls have been in the local news lately with...

Trolls have been in the local news lately with the construction of multiple sculptures by a Danish artist.

https://www.nwtrolls.org (https://www.nwtrolls.org/)

The most recent troll was...
09-05-23, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 597,653
Posted By Kobe

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Jimmy Buffet on a Ross.
08-31-23, 03:26 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By bironi

I was in the same traffic backup, quite the...

I was in the same traffic backup, quite the stunt.
It certainly did P...off many that morning!
08-30-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By SurferRosa

^ poidh :p Edit. Look familiar? ...

^ poidh :p

Edit. Look familiar?

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08-20-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By non-fixie

After reaching the "Ziel" there's the traditional...

After reaching the "Ziel" there's the traditional hanging about in the vineyard with the other participants:
...
08-20-23, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,013
Posted By non-fixie

Eroica Germania 2023

Mrs non-fixie and I had been to Eroica Germania a couple of times, and we liked it. It has all the hallmarks that make it a true Eroica event, and yet it has a vibe of its own that makes it unique....
08-19-23, 07:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,551
Posted By Sedgemop

Great job matching the bike to your surroundings.

Great job matching the bike to your surroundings.
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