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09-21-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 741,106
Posted By DQRider

Geez... you make them sound like Huffy! I imagine...

Geez... you make them sound like Huffy! I imagine they are sold in department stores somewhere, though, so you may have a point.

The steering tube on this bike is a combination threaded headset...
09-18-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ WOW!...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ WOW! :thumb:^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
09-17-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 741,106
Posted By DQRider

Wheeler 6600

I just finished this commuter MTB project:

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8YkUVht.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

The fork steerer on this bike was very strange....
09-15-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 17,880
Views: 1,999,324
Posted By DQRider

Iconic location, and you captured it perfectly....

Iconic location, and you captured it perfectly. Bravo!
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09-15-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

Once Upon a Gloomy Day...

https://i.imgur.com/m3T1RZS.png

Stillwater Lift Bridge

seen here on a haze gray day

bridge up, boats under
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09-15-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

Commuting With Mr. Wheeler

Shot these on my way home Monday:

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oogzjSH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

Definitely not a long-distance tourer, yet. The bike is...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

Just finished this weekend, commuted on it this...

Just finished this weekend, commuted on it this morning. My 1993 Wheeler Comp-Line 6600:

https://i.imgur.com/8YkUVht.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oogzjSH.jpg

Long, low, and fast. This bike is a...
09-13-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg Wheeler by...

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

Wheeler by the lake

a beautiful afternoon

what more could you want?
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09-13-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,279
Posted By DQRider

1993 Wheeler Comp-Line 6600

What an un-artistic name for a bicycle. But this is one high-quality ride.

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oogzjSH.jpg

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09-11-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 820
Views: 204,562
Posted By DQRider

Thanks, Clyde1820. Yeah, it rides pretty well....

Thanks, Clyde1820. Yeah, it rides pretty well. But in this configuration it seems to constantly be goading me to ride faster-faster-faster! I probably needed a bike like this. I can't take my Bianchi...
09-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 820
Views: 204,562
Posted By DQRider

1993 Wheeler 6600 Comp-Line Street Conversion

I recently horse-traded for this bike with a friend of mine. It's in pristine condition, must have been sitting somewhere for a very long time. Here is the photo from the CL ad:
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09-11-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

The Wheeler Acquisition (With apologies to Robert Ludlum)

Mission Accomplished: I traded a Raysport Turismo handbuilt custom roadbike for the bike you see above. The Raysport had served its purpose; I converted it to an English-style light roadster with...
09-10-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,882,041
Posted By DQRider

Reynolds 531, 753, any Columbus or Ishiwata...

Reynolds 531, 753, any Columbus or Ishiwata tubing, even good ol' 4130 are all alloys. Chrome-Molybdenum is an Alloy. All that means is a mixture of metals and other ingredients to yield specific...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/NnjWNiy.jpg Riding home...

https://i.imgur.com/NnjWNiy.jpg

Riding home yesterday, I decided to take this trail rather than the paved one I usually ride. (This photo was taken about two weeks ago, shows the location, but not...
09-09-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

The Death of Capitol View Cafe

https://i.imgur.com/r5VoO8P.png

This café is closed

used to be my favorite
:troll:
thanks, stupid covid
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,755
Views: 478,247
Posted By DQRider

Looks like Gods' Own Golf Course! * *

Looks like Gods' Own Golf Course!

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09-04-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,882,041
Posted By DQRider

It's missing some very hard-to-find parts though:...

It's missing some very hard-to-find parts though: adjustable seatpost, slingshot stem, etc. I paid $250 for mine in original condition, and built it into one of my favorite commuters:
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09-03-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 132,912
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/4AvvG6b.jpg Decommissioned...

https://i.imgur.com/4AvvG6b.jpg
Decommissioned Swing Bridge on the Mississippi River, Inver Grove Heights, MN
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09-03-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,882,041
Posted By DQRider

Some of us are already feeling the cold breath of...

Some of us are already feeling the cold breath of winter... kind of dampens the enthusiasm.


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09-03-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

If you ride wearing pants, you would appreciate...

If you ride wearing pants, you would appreciate it more. :p


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08-30-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

Incoming!

I'm preparing a classic roadbike to trade for this:

https://i.imgur.com/RfgpzIl.png

1993 Wheeler Comp-Line 6600. Anybody here know anything about these? There's not much on the interwebs...
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08-26-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,279
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/1I1XJ38.png1949 Raleigh...

https://i.imgur.com/1I1XJ38.png1949 Raleigh Clubman patina preservation bike
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08-26-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/PxJSPbr.png it was a...

https://i.imgur.com/PxJSPbr.png

it was a slow death

followed by years left standing

now I rest in peace(s)


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08-26-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

1984 Peugeot Grand Canyon

https://i.imgur.com/iDOLjUW.jpg
Taken yesterday when I arrived at work.

This is one I just finished converting from Beer Truck to Commuter. I really like the DTH tires.
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08-26-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

Paselas in 26-inch? No, I haven't tried those...

Paselas in 26-inch? No, I haven't tried those yet.
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08-26-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

The saddle is a Cardiff Mercia. A quick search...

The saddle is a Cardiff Mercia. A quick search tells me that these are very hard to find now. The more basic Harlech model (think Brooks B17 standard) is available on the `bay for seventy bucks.
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08-25-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

beautiful photo dynamic composition so...

beautiful photo

dynamic composition

so spontaneous
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08-25-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/iDOLjUW.jpg just arrived...

https://i.imgur.com/iDOLjUW.jpg

just arrived at work

my Peugeot Canyon Express

carried me in style
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08-25-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/fYD9Y3A.jpg old rusty...

https://i.imgur.com/fYD9Y3A.jpg

old rusty iron

yes, but is it a bike rack?

looks like it is now
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08-25-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

Those are 26x1.75 inch Primo Comets. * *

Those are 26x1.75 inch Primo Comets.


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Forum: Commuting
08-25-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

Meet Pugsly

https://i.imgur.com/iDOLjUW.jpg

Excellent ride this morning, on a bike I've just finished converting to commuter. I saw mama doe and her two fawns in Thompson Lake Park again this morning.

This...
08-22-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/yC48Tzm.png * By the...

https://i.imgur.com/yC48Tzm.png

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By the riverside

the barges float at anchor

waiting for their loads
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08-22-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7,941
Views: 2,295,634
Posted By DQRider

Trek 850 On the Rocks

https://i.imgur.com/XzN580k.png


https://i.imgur.com/VwUc72p.jpg
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08-22-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,279
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/9l188HV.png

https://i.imgur.com/9l188HV.png
08-20-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/zS72lhN.png * * ...

https://i.imgur.com/zS72lhN.png
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signpost thirty-eight

our trails here are marvelous

long way home tonight

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08-19-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 64,035
Views: 9,882,041
Posted By DQRider

I don't have any problem with my Brooks saddles...

I don't have any problem with my Brooks saddles (~10 of them?). They broke ME in a long time ago. :p


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08-19-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

:p :p Here's a picture: ...

:p

:p Here's a picture:

https://i.imgur.com/AnI510P.png




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08-19-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

Welcome back! Sorry if I seemed a bit of a...

Welcome back! Sorry if I seemed a bit of a richard. Looking forward to your contributions. :beer:


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08-18-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/LSG6LCl.png * * A...

https://i.imgur.com/LSG6LCl.png
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A peaceful moment

along my homeward commute

this is Peugeot Zen
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08-18-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/VPBoKl9.png * * My Trek...

https://i.imgur.com/VPBoKl9.png
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My Trek Eight-Fifty

a "rough terrain bike" back then

now my all-roads steed
Forum: Commuting
08-18-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

Heart of the Sunrise

https://i.imgur.com/VPBoKl9.png
From the mid `80s, my Trek 850 "Rough Terrain Bike", shot near the local CHS campus this morning.*
*I drove from Saint Paul, MN to Cedar Rapids, IA to pick up this...
08-18-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

misunderstanding. it's too bad he felt the...

misunderstanding.

it's too bad he felt the need

to remove his post


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08-18-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

:foo: I see KAH left us perhaps we...

:foo:

I see KAH left us

perhaps we don't fit into

his reality

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08-18-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

I like what you did there...very punny! :cheers: ...

I like what you did there...very punny! :cheers:
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08-17-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/KFI81Ul.png Peugeot with...

https://i.imgur.com/KFI81Ul.png

Peugeot with pallets

nothing significant here

yes, but is it art?


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Forum: Commuting
08-17-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

Peugeot in the Land of Endless Pallets

https://i.imgur.com/jAue2ZC.png?1

Rode my Peugeot PFN-10 "Velo de Ville" this morning. Originally purchased for $35 from an angry divorcee as the movers were loading up the truck in front of her...
08-17-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

KAH wrote: "That 5 7 5 is not really a Haiku...

KAH wrote: "That 5 7 5 is not really a Haiku either I'm hoping the OP will think 2 negatives make a positive."

First, welcome to this thread. Your photographs are pretty cool - I enjoyed the Blues...
08-16-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/NnjWNiy.jpg Ranger hits...

https://i.imgur.com/NnjWNiy.jpg

Ranger hits the trail

Optimized for single track?

No, just good enough


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08-16-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,316
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/sTKVgDj.jpg Super-Dooper...

https://i.imgur.com/sTKVgDj.jpg

Super-Dooper Course

This is my show-winning bike

Best English Custom

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Forum: Commuting
08-16-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 13,165
Posted By DQRider

Super-Dooper Course Lives!

This bike is a "Best English Custom" show winner that has been sitting in the shop for over a year, awaiting maintenance.

https://i.imgur.com/i21Xxxk.png

Sturmey-Archer 5-speed, Woody's bamboo...
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