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02-25-24, 06:52 PM
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Posted By dedhed

In my world that's a feature, not a bug.

In my world that's a feature, not a bug.
02-25-24, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Portlandjim

Do I worry about how my Merz bikes were used?

When I was building Merz bikes, starting around 50 years ago, I don't remember ever worrying about if my bikes were put to good use or not. As I mentioned in an earlier comment, almost all my...
02-24-24, 03:32 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride. The last weekend, raining...

Weekend rec ride.

The last weekend, raining for 2 days.
This week, drizzling for 3 days.
Today, Saturday, very good weather and temp 10c/50f, a good cycling day.
Mt. Fuji, I could see the snow...
02-23-24, 09:12 PM
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Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53547376527_ff...

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Gitane/Redwood (https://flic.kr/p/2pzNitM) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
02-23-24, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By PeteHski

Well it is certainly more obvious on mountain...

Well it is certainly more obvious on mountain bikes when riding through rock gardens etc. QRs are long since dead and buried in that category unless you are riding a C&V rig. On a road bike it...
02-23-24, 11:11 AM
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Posted By northbend

Nice loop around Mercer Island and Lake...

Nice loop around Mercer Island and Lake Washington between the 2 floating bridges yesterday.
Lots of up n downs with interesting views....
02-22-24, 10:14 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

It seems like a long time since I last posted in...

It seems like a long time since I last posted in this thread. Most of my riding lately has been limited to commuting. The rain left town today and I did manage to take the LOOK out for almost 35...
02-22-24, 04:05 PM
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Posted By bharrisonb

Got out today in 35 deg F temps. Coffee break at...

Got out today in 35 deg F temps. Coffee break at the Cut Bridge in Gloucester. The bridge tender never raised the bridge for me to steam out to the harbor....
02-22-24, 02:52 PM
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Posted By essiemyra

I got out and rode this morning for 16 hard to...

I got out and rode this morning for 16 hard to find miles. It takes me a bit to figure things out but when you are on an island there is only so far you can go. Oh, and if the roads are chip seal...
02-22-24, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Samac

In this pic just above the handlebars in the...

In this pic just above the handlebars in the center is one of the hills I was referring to. It’s nasty (at least for me).:) It’s ~15% at its steepest.

Cheers,

Scott...
02-21-24, 10:29 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather...

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather for a ride if a few showers don't dampen your spirits.
...
02-21-24, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Samac

Another beautiful day. Sunny and 58F but windy...

Another beautiful day. Sunny and 58F but windy with 25mph gusts. Again today heading south was at times a bit slow but going north was very pleasant. Put ~20 miles in.

Wind:...
02-21-24, 12:48 AM
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Posted By northbend

North Lake Washington Loop today... ...

North Lake Washington Loop today...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53542370431_1059c973e4_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2pzmDkM)View from my bike today (https://flic.kr/p/2pzmDkM) by Matthew...
02-20-24, 08:52 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Looks like the north end of Ridgecrest Road to...

Looks like the north end of Ridgecrest Road to me.

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Brent
02-20-24, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Samac

Got out on this beautiful day. Temperature was...

Got out on this beautiful day. Temperature was around 45 with a constant breeze of 10-12mph coming from the south so heading north was fun. Put in about 15 miles.

Cheers,

Scott
...
02-20-24, 04:51 PM
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Posted By andrewclaus

I rode up to Summerhaven on Mt Lemmon today....

I rode up to Summerhaven on Mt Lemmon today. Enough snow has melted but it's still a little sloppy. I need a shower and the bike needs a bath. 64 miles, 6,600' of climbing.
...
02-20-24, 01:15 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Do Old Men Look Super Silly Dragging this Inane...

Do Old Men Look Super Silly Dragging this Inane Thread On for Over 300 Posts?

Brent
02-18-24, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By non-fixie

Potential museum pieces should be cherished and...

Potential museum pieces should be cherished and kept in their original boxes.

But the Specialized Sequoia is not one of those. It does look like a very nice and - more importantly - versatile...
02-18-24, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Golden goose eggs? That is pricey. I used to work...

Golden goose eggs? That is pricey. I used to work in a small farm town and a lady at work would bring me free eggs faster than I could eat them. A Colnago Super’s worth at that rate!
02-17-24, 02:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,075
Posted By mpetry912

so Robvolz which problem are we trying to solve...

so Robvolz which problem are we trying to solve ? Small hands or brake lever position on the bars ?

There are short reach levers out there, these Weinmann "junior" levers are a nice solution...
02-17-24, 01:00 PM
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Posted By OldTryGuy

1st ride today I got out at 2:26AM riding for...

1st ride today I got out at 2:26AM riding for 1:06:27 and 14.41 miles on the Rans Velocity Squared recumbent
2nd ride today I got out at 4:23AM riding for 1:06:09 and 16.61 miles on the 2018...
02-15-24, 05:41 PM
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Posted By Biker395

Mt. Humphreys and Center Basin ...

Mt. Humphreys and Center Basin

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02-12-24, 12:33 PM
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Views: 820,988
Posted By t2p

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02-12-24, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Biker395

West Fork of San Gabriel Canyon. Amazing...

West Fork of San Gabriel Canyon.

Amazing what a little snow courtesy of the atmospheric river can do to our local mountains. Mt. Baldy (San Antonio Peak) is just off to the left. Check out the San...
02-12-24, 09:06 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride. I couldn't ride for three...

Weekend rec ride.
I couldn't ride for three weeks.
And the skies were partly overcast.
Clouds hid Mt. Fuji, again.
Mmm.

The visible mountains are Tanzawa mountains.
They are about 1 hour from...
02-11-24, 09:31 PM
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Posted By SharpByCoop

Norwalk CT, to Vista NY, to Ridgefield CT, back to Norwalk.

Today I bailed on the Early morning Zwift and decided to ride outdoors in the afternoon. Feb 11 in the Northeast is a rare opportunity,

A long ride for me at 32 miles solo and age 70. I...
02-11-24, 07:04 PM
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Posted By beechnutC23

Unseasonably mild February weather here in...

Unseasonably mild February weather here in southern Quťbec, so I managed to get three rides in this week, three days in a row: 28 km on Thursday, 32 on Friday and 42 yesterday. The roads were a bit...
02-11-24, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Classtime

Iíve been nervous about my preparation for the...

Iíve been nervous about my preparation for the Spring Classics. Itís been cold and rainy here with rides cut short or skipped altogether but now Iím feeling more relaxed after doing 4 laps around the...
02-10-24, 09:31 PM
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Posted By bironi

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02-10-24, 08:08 PM
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Posted By ascherer

Another happy C&V-er making miles while the sun...

Another happy C&V-er making miles while the sun shone. Nearly 60F in the eastern Catskills today, and I had a 2-hour window to squeeze in a 20-miler.
...
02-10-24, 06:26 PM
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Posted By northbend

What do you think of those wheels, nlerner ? I'm...

What do you think of those wheels, nlerner ? I'm thinking of buying a set for the breakaway.

It was pretty nice in my part of the world today too....
02-10-24, 05:23 PM
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Posted By nlerner

Mostly sunny and near 60 in the Boston area...

Mostly sunny and near 60 in the Boston area today, pretty amazing for early Feb., so I figured it was a good day to ride long. I also needed to attend a memorial service in Providence, RI, so in the...
02-10-24, 09:16 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Fairplay CO more snow more cold and more snow...

Fairplay CO more snow more cold and more snow cold coming.

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02-08-24, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By Bikedued

Sturmer??

Some seller has a Sturmer road bike for sale. Appears to have chrome lugs, but not fancy chrome lugs. Says Sturmer on top and down tubes. sidepull brakes, Brooks saddle, drop bars, single right
side...
02-08-24, 06:30 PM
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Posted By andrewclaus

I rode a loop out to Collosal Cave Park and...

I rode a loop out to Collosal Cave Park and Saguaro National Park, 44 miles and 1,800 of climbing. After a day of rain in town, there's a dusting of snow on the higher 9000' peaks in the distance....
02-08-24, 04:32 PM
02-08-24, 04:30 PM
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Posted By merziac

I would encourage you to at least use clear...

I would encourage you to at least use clear loctite (S glue) and or alu can shims and grease.

It needs to be a tight fit and never waller anymore at all, its already loose, needs to be arrested...
02-08-24, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By 79pmooney

My take? I'd tap those cups in, build it up and...

My take? I'd tap those cups in, build it up and ride it. Do some hard braking on hills and see if you feel any clicking, Likewise over rough pavement. NO? forget about it. Yes but only once in a...
02-08-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 193
Posted By SurferRosa

Blue Loctite certainly can't hurt. If you don't...

Blue Loctite certainly can't hurt. If you don't think they'll spin but you're still a little unsure, an easy way to verify is to build it up and make a Sharpie mark on both pieces and inspect...
02-07-24, 07:37 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

Squeezed in 21 miles after work. Staying light...

Squeezed in 21 miles after work. Staying light until about 5:30.

Stopped at Gilson Park. Lake was still beyond the dunes.

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02-07-24, 05:20 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

10 miles today on my Austro Daimler Puch Vent...

10 miles today on my Austro Daimler Puch Vent Noir II.
I did get in 21 miles yesterday on my Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo but no pictures.

Here's one from today on the Vent Noir.
...
02-07-24, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,240
Views: 820,988
Posted By Ogsarg

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Atmospheric River is still stalled over us so no riding today. Took a walk 3...
02-07-24, 08:21 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,408
Posted By john m flores

Having cycled centuries and run marathons and...

Having cycled centuries and run marathons and ultramarathons, I've always gone by the approximation that a century = a marathon, more or less. The biggest difference is that the impact of running...
02-07-24, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 566
Posted By Maxey

It would be a great fit for western N. Dakota...

It would be a great fit for western N. Dakota trails and byways -- unfortunately, there just isn't any kind of ready market for mid-to high end custom bicycles out here. I see more horses out on the...
02-06-24, 06:31 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Calm between the storms. SF bay trail through...

Calm between the storms. SF bay trail through Richmond CA.
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02-06-24, 04:56 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Still not much riding in Fairplay CO a couple of...

Still not much riding in Fairplay CO a couple of feet of snow the last week or so after several weeks of freezing temps. Did get out for a short ride today fairly nice in the 40's so a nice combo of...
02-05-24, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21,522
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Posted By Bergz

Wheat harvest underway...

Summer finally arrived here after a cool, cloudy start. The wheat harvest began a few weeks ago and today the paddocks close to home are being harvested. I've ridden several times in recent weeks,...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 748
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-05-24, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By non-fixie

In my area cyclists are the traffic ... ...

In my area cyclists are the traffic ...

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02-04-24, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Chombi1

BG. Please, just keep the "Ugly Betty" mystery...

BG. Please, just keep the "Ugly Betty" mystery alive forever!!:(
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