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07-04-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,134
Posted By nlerner

Did gugie trade his soul to northbend?!

Did gugie trade his soul to northbend?!
07-03-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By nlerner

I've cut several fenders down at that spot, both...

I've cut several fenders down at that spot, both plastic and alu. I don't think it sees much stress once it's attached at the three other mounting points (brake bridge and two dropouts).
07-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By nlerner

A co-worker had a too-close encounter with a...

A co-worker had a too-close encounter with a bollard on a bike path last fall. She was on her new commuter bike, which she was very proud of. Broke her wrist and I don’t think she’s been back on the...
07-03-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 711
Posted By nlerner

Have you considered changing your handle to...

Have you considered changing your handle to jonwbara?
07-03-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By nlerner

Wow, that account of the Tour de Louisiana...

Wow, that account of the Tour de Louisiana reminded me that Bill Guazzo, who finished 10 yards behind John Howard in the 2nd stage, was a friend from my local bike club. I knew from another member...
07-01-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 711
Posted By nlerner

The B and the N keys are adjacent, but so is the...

The B and the N keys are adjacent, but so is the V: Vrooks? Sounds fast.
07-01-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,008
Posted By nlerner

Some years back, rhm, TimmyT, and I did a...

Some years back, rhm, TimmyT, and I did a 300k/186 mile ride starting in eastern PA. I was on my '76 Wes Mason, since sold off (though I have a different Wes Mason now, which was my 2022 CA Eroica...
06-30-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 199,443
Posted By nlerner

'74 Raleigh Int'l from Catnap's stash, set up...

'74 Raleigh Int'l from Catnap's stash, set up with 700 x 30mm wheels, SunTour Cyclone GT rear mech, TA crankset, Simplex shifter, Nitto technomic, Nitto/Jitensha flat bars, and a hammock-shaped...
06-30-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19,073
Views: 2,369,151
Posted By nlerner

^ Wow, those Mariner fans can really fill out a...

^ Wow, those Mariner fans can really fill out a stadium!
06-30-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,040
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, those straight-blade forks will just never...

Yeah, those straight-blade forks will just never catch on.
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06-30-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 588
Posted By nlerner

BCTrade is also my go-to bearing seller. Good...

BCTrade is also my go-to bearing seller. Good stuff!
06-30-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By nlerner

I can't imagine how riding "a 10 mile loop at a...

I can't imagine how riding "a 10 mile loop at a casual pace" could make your legs sore, so it's either a shoe/pedal problem or some sign of another physical issue.
06-30-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,040
Posted By nlerner

Could be the wheels/tires. Or could be I’m...

Could be the wheels/tires. Or could be I’m oblivious to feeling the difference. As they say, ymmv.
06-29-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,040
Posted By nlerner

I’ve had this bike set up with a straight blade...

I’ve had this bike set up with a straight blade carbon fork and a curved blade steel fork:

...
06-29-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 2,833,495
Posted By nlerner

Well, in the spirit of 50+, this morning I rode...

Well, in the spirit of 50+, this morning I rode the bike below to undergo a colonoscopy. I was due (I'm 62, last one was at age 51), and everything checks out normally. Had a burger for lunch...
06-28-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By nlerner

No, not a stock stem. I’ve seen those called...

No, not a stock stem. I’ve seen those called Major Taylor stems. They go for lots of coin. More of a 1930s or 40s part than late 1950s. A 1940 Raleigh Sports I picked up in Dec of last year had one....
06-28-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,488
Views: 703,987
Posted By nlerner

Creative use of bicycle technology in Pepperell,...

Creative use of bicycle technology in Pepperell, MA.
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06-28-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 2,833,495
Posted By nlerner

My follow up: Rode on Sunday 55 miles to camp at...

My follow up: Rode on Sunday 55 miles to camp at a state forest and then back yesterday. It was the hottest riding day of the year for me here in the Boston area on Sunday, and I was pretty cooked by...
06-28-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,455
Posted By nlerner

I facilitated one that size for rhm about 10...

I facilitated one that size for rhm about 10 years back. I believe it was an eBay sale with local pick-up only, which ended up to be a consignment store on Long Island. I grabbed it on the way to...
06-28-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,455
Posted By nlerner

The Thin Man’s selling of the Portage is...

The Thin Man’s selling of the Portage is confirmation of my gut response when someone asks, “What’s it worth?” It’s worth whatever one buyer is willing to pay. That’s why even sold prices on eBay...
06-27-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,134
Posted By nlerner

I'll be hanging at Hop Cycle Brewing Company...

I'll be hanging at Hop Cycle Brewing Company while you all ride.
06-27-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 199,443
Posted By nlerner

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06-27-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,455
Posted By nlerner

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to...

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to make off-list, low-ball offers to newbies who post there without having any idea of what their inherited bike is worth?

And I’ve also always...
06-27-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,823
Posted By nlerner

Covered bridge, Pepperell, MA ...

Covered bridge, Pepperell, MA

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06-25-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26,326
Views: 2,833,495
Posted By nlerner

My first post in this forum! Rode 51 miles with...

My first post in this forum! Rode 51 miles with 2,200 ft of climbing in the Boston suburbs earlier today. I was on my 1986 Raleigh Grand Prix 650b conversion. Tomorrow I take off for a sub-24 hr...
06-25-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By nlerner

Lenton Grand Prix circa 1958-1960.

Lenton Grand Prix circa 1958-1960.
06-24-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

Sorry, scarlson, but here’s another pic with the...

Sorry, scarlson, but here’s another pic with the Charles River in the background from today’s ride through Waltham:
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06-24-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

Atlantic Ocean ...

Atlantic Ocean

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06-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

gugie at his new Atelier alongside the Pacific...

gugie at his new Atelier alongside the Pacific Ocean in Cayucos, CA:

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06-24-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,214
Posted By nlerner

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How about a river, in this case the Charles?
06-23-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 679
Posted By nlerner

Likely true, but the compensation schedule might...

Likely true, but the compensation schedule might run quite a bit lower than your current rates.
06-22-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,823
Posted By nlerner

Bridge over the Rapidan River, Rapidan, VA: ...

Bridge over the Rapidan River, Rapidan, VA:
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Pedestrian bridge over the Mass...
06-22-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 679
Posted By nlerner

I'll be sure to visit you at Leavenworth.

I'll be sure to visit you at Leavenworth.
06-22-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 679
Posted By nlerner

Canadian IRS?

Canadian IRS?
06-22-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 679
Posted By nlerner

It’s not like you’re doing your taxes. Just spit...

It’s not like you’re doing your taxes. Just spit ball it.
06-22-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,413
Posted By nlerner

Go Thomas! I carried just one bottle at last...

Go Thomas! I carried just one bottle at last year’s Cino. That worked fine as there were nicely spaced opportunities to refill, including a superbly placed cooler on 9-mile hill.
06-22-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,823
Posted By nlerner

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Is a boardwalk a bridge?
06-21-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 402
Posted By nlerner

Seems like this was just discussed:...

Seems like this was just discussed: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253753-28-6-clamp-downtube-shifter-bosses.html
06-21-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By nlerner

Randy, if he was a New England builder, might try...

Randy, if he was a New England builder, might try reaching out to Peter Weigle and/or Peter Mooney to see if they’re familiar with him and the marque from back in the day.
06-21-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 16,564
Posted By nlerner

fify.

fify.
06-21-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,228
Posted By nlerner

Well, I do have a set of Ibex bib knickers! No...

Well, I do have a set of Ibex bib knickers! No need to make a choice.
06-21-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,228
Posted By nlerner

Some fashion oblivious US riders, too: ...

Some fashion oblivious US riders, too:

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06-20-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,228
Posted By nlerner

Given that this is C&V, I'm aghast that knickers...

Given that this is C&V, I'm aghast that knickers isn't an available option.
06-20-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,228
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-19-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By nlerner

So you want to put modern downtube cable stops on...

So you want to put modern downtube cable stops on a frame without brazed-on bosses? If so, a fair number of clamp on downtube shifters will work (without the shifters, of course). I’ve also retapped...
06-18-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,813
Posted By nlerner

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06-15-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 788
Posted By nlerner

Why does that make me think of a particular...

Why does that make me think of a particular Groucho Marx line?
06-15-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By nlerner

So your frame's rear brake bridge is drilled...

So your frame's rear brake bridge is drilled vertically, rather than horizontally? If so, this is the part you need:
...
06-15-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 719
Posted By nlerner

Lace that up to a Sturmey Archer hub and Bob's...

Lace that up to a Sturmey Archer hub and Bob's your IHG uncle!
06-14-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26,217
Views: 3,712,253
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, that oiler port on the BB is consistent...

Yeah, that oiler port on the BB is consistent with late 50s/early 60s.
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