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06-17-24, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By thinktubes

Laterally compliant and vertically compliant

Laterally compliant and vertically compliant
06-16-24, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

Finally getting out more - April/May was lousy...

Finally getting out more - April/May was lousy with work issues and some kind of bug. Rode 53 miles up to Lake Forest. Got out early, but thanks to the “heat dome”, it was 89 degrees by the time I...
06-16-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By thinktubes

Like a lenco for your bike ...

Like a lenco for your bike

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06-13-24, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By thinktubes

Art or Bait

Art or Bait
06-06-24, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,122
Posted By thinktubes

“BS” is 2/3 of LBS

“BS” is 2/3 of LBS
06-01-24, 09:31 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,836
Posted By thinktubes

Most likely 23-inch if it’s the bike pictured....

Most likely 23-inch if it’s the bike pictured. Guessing the guy doesn’t know how to measure. Worth looking at in-person.
06-01-24, 08:43 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,836
Posted By thinktubes

Move fast on that one looks like your size and...

Move fast on that one looks like your size and they are easy to work on. Uses modern-ish parts, so lots of paths for upgrades. I sold one of these a few years back and it was a pretty nice bike, $75...
06-01-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,836
Posted By thinktubes

It’s a buyer’s market for classic vintage. Treat...

It’s a buyer’s market for classic vintage. Treat yourself to something a little higher up on the food chain. Lots of nice mid-80s offerings from Schwinn (Prelude, Tempo, Circiut, etc…)
05-26-24, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By thinktubes

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/51kCuByGomL._A...

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05-26-24, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,451
Posted By thinktubes

https://i.makeagif.com/media/8-05-2015/7mP6z4.gif

https://i.makeagif.com/media/8-05-2015/7mP6z4.gif
05-22-24, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

I love dams!

I love dams!
05-18-24, 05:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thinktubes

https://youtu.be/kLZe3LzHQVY?si=7-XN_qkpMuR1wF37

https://youtu.be/kLZe3LzHQVY?si=7-XN_qkpMuR1wF37
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By thinktubes

”reach-down switchers”...

”reach-down switchers” (https://www.bikeforums.net/17726596-post34.html)
05-18-24, 05:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,636
Posted By thinktubes

America’s last, true hero

America’s last, true hero
05-17-24, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By thinktubes

Wheelbase could also be a factor

Wheelbase could also be a factor
05-17-24, 06:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,080
Posted By thinktubes

The lava lap is a nice touch

The lava lap is a nice touch
05-12-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

Great looking Peugeot ExPatTyke

Great looking Peugeot ExPatTyke
05-11-24, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By thinktubes

C’est une pipe!...

C’est une pipe! (https://www.ebay.com/itm/275200708970)
05-01-24, 06:10 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 72,990
Posted By thinktubes

Vacation, rain, and work craziness resulted in...

Vacation, rain, and work craziness resulted in only 2 rides in April. Would like to top 600 by June

Jan = 18
Feb = 158
Smarch = 31
April = 78

YTD = 285
04-30-24, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

Got out for only the second time this April. Did...

Got out for only the second time this April. Did 34 miles up north.

Just past peak bloom here. Eye watering beautiful.

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Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By thinktubes

Use cases… ...

Use cases…

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04-28-24, 08:56 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

That’s a great loop! Did it in July 1997 on my...

That’s a great loop! Did it in July 1997 on my then new Bianchi Volpe. Pic was taken at the tip of the peninsula (Mission Point). I remember fun rolling hills through miles of cherry orchards.
...
04-18-24, 06:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,635
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for sharing! The Atlantic allows 2 free...

Thanks for sharing! The Atlantic allows 2 free articles per month.
...
04-17-24, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By thinktubes

I’ve always wanted to see a race between Chris...

I’ve always wanted to see a race between Chris Boardman and a 1971 Camaro

slot-cars rule!

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 06:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,569
Posted By thinktubes

Still in the waiting room…. :popcorn:popcorn

Still in the waiting room….

:popcorn:popcorn
04-16-24, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/71pqd5oXKfL._S...

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04-15-24, 09:48 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

Finally was able to squeeze in a ride. Was in...

Finally was able to squeeze in a ride. Was in North Carolina last week (no zero bike)

What’s left of historic Dyche Stadium. NU claims it was keeping them from having a winning team. Neighbors...
04-08-24, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 239,222
Posted By thinktubes

I’m in Durham/NC ATM ...

I’m in Durham/NC ATM

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04-03-24, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By thinktubes

July ‘67 - I was 3.5 yo. ...

July ‘67 - I was 3.5 yo.

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Replies: 19
Views: 1,293
Posted By thinktubes

https://i.gifer.com/7ON8.gif

https://i.gifer.com/7ON8.gif
03-27-24, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,636
Posted By thinktubes

Best group ever - GLWS! ...

Best group ever - GLWS!

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03-25-24, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By thinktubes

Make sure slideshow is unchecked under the embed...

Make sure slideshow is unchecked under the embed options.

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03-22-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 523
Posted By thinktubes

Magnetic North

Magnetic North
03-19-24, 11:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,777
Posted By thinktubes

https://www.vintagesteelbmx.com/wp-content/uploads...

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03-19-24, 06:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,604
Posted By thinktubes

It wouldn’t hurt to check. Morton Grove is still...

It wouldn’t hurt to check. Morton Grove is still old school and you might luck out if you get a sympathetic clerk.
03-17-24, 08:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,604
Posted By thinktubes

I pick up the train in Morton Grove if I’m headed...

I pick up the train in Morton Grove if I’m headed to the Loop for work
03-17-24, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

First ride for March. Was stuck working downtown...

First ride for March. Was stuck working downtown all of last week and missed some prime riding days. Anyhoo, did 30 miles up north.

Cut through Evanston on the way home. Stopped by the Gross Point...
03-13-24, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By thinktubes

I had one and liked it. Zippy, with crisp...

I had one and liked it. Zippy, with crisp handling. Good bike
03-09-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By thinktubes

:popcorn:popcorn:popcorn

:popcorn:popcorn:popcorn
03-03-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/gcdn/authoring/2015/...

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03-01-24, 06:54 AM
Replies: 655
Views: 72,990
Posted By thinktubes

We had an astonishing February weather-wise. Got...

We had an astonishing February weather-wise. Got out 7 times for 158 miles. All weekday, after work rides.

Jan = 18
Feb = 158

YTD = 176
02-26-24, 07:44 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

Somehow, it was 70 degrees in Chicago today. ...

Somehow, it was 70 degrees in Chicago today.

Green Bay Trail looking north

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Green Bay trail looking south.
...
02-21-24, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21,930
Views: 3,239,659
Posted By thinktubes

It was 63 degrees (In February, in Chicago!)...

It was 63 degrees (In February, in Chicago!) today. Did 21 miles post work.

Lots of people out in the parks

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Stopped at Bent...
02-18-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 141,874
Posted By thinktubes

Quad ESL? As a college student, I lived next to a...

Quad ESL? As a college student, I lived next to a tenured English professor who had a pair of those powered by Acoustic Research tube gear like these. Fantastic sounding setup!
...
02-17-24, 10:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,305
Posted By thinktubes

I had a Traveller from that era - lots of bike...

I had a Traveller from that era - lots of bike for the money
02-17-24, 08:57 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 141,874
Posted By thinktubes

Would love to an ST-35 through a pair of those...

Would love to an ST-35 through a pair of those Altecs. I had a chance to buy a mint pair for $500 about 20 years ago. Didn’t quite have the cash/muscle/truck/space to pull the trigger.

i do still...
02-16-24, 10:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,523
Posted By thinktubes

Need “inspiration”? The only original parts are...

Need “inspiration”? The only original parts are the frame and the Campy cable guides.

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02-16-24, 06:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 15,523
Posted By thinktubes

Pump peg, braze-on derailleur tab, 2nd set of...

Pump peg, braze-on derailleur tab, 2nd set of bottle mounts, and BB cable routing are all later additions. Nice looking ride!
02-13-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 141,874
Posted By thinktubes

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and...

Hooked the Naim up to a lab power supply and created an array of jumpers to get power in and signal out. Swapped out the BNC phono inputs for standard RCA. Doesn’t sound half bad. The Sony power amp...
02-09-24, 10:43 PM
Replies: 865
Views: 141,874
Posted By thinktubes

Winter = switchover to the audio hobby ...

Winter = switchover to the audio hobby

Picked up this Naim NAC 42.5 preamp over a decade ago, but never power it up. Very British, very weird. For starters, it gets its power from a companion...
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