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05-27-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,422
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Posted By gthomson

Love the slogan on the house! :)

Love the slogan on the house! :)
05-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By gthomson

Oh good catch, thank you. I had to get under the...

Oh good catch, thank you. I had to get under the brake cable along the top tube because that's where most of the rust was so I decided to replace the brake cable and the bar tape and did not to think...
05-24-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By gthomson

pdlamb, well that's because I didn't zoom in so...

pdlamb, well that's because I didn't zoom in so you don't see all the lines! At least the front fork is still in great condition.

Wildwood, i think that's the best advice to deal with the natural...
05-24-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 753
Posted By gthomson

Bill Cosby and Woody Allen, comedy icons while...

Bill Cosby and Woody Allen, comedy icons while growing up but are now very unpopular in the eye of the public. I still enjoy watching Woody Allen movies, old and new. I think he's a brilliant writer...
05-24-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By gthomson

Getting old is tough

This old girl is starting to show her age with some superficial surface rust under the cables and near the seams as well as the paint is showing very fine cracks. Nothing too serious ( I hope) and...
05-17-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By gthomson

With the new addition to the garage not sure how...

With the new addition to the garage not sure how much biking you'll do this summer! :) How about a video of it on the road?
05-11-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Vintage Japanese steel under cherry blossoms. ...

Vintage Japanese steel under cherry blossoms.
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05-10-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By gthomson

LOL i can echo that sentiment when opening up...

LOL i can echo that sentiment when opening up Zwift and seeing NYC and Richmond. I be like, nooooooo! The others i can tolerate (Paris was fun like once, during the 2020 TDF) but never again. When...
05-10-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By gthomson

LOL will admit I had to look that word up, but...

LOL will admit I had to look that word up, but then I'm only in my fifties :) That sounds like a nice day and a great way to live. Work part time and enjoying bike rides and social interaction at...
05-09-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,352
Posted By gthomson

Very similar to what I just bought. Haven't got...

Very similar to what I just bought. Haven't got them installed but based on all the recommendations, they looked like a good choice.

ROCKBROS Mountain Bike Pedals Flat Bicycle MTB Pedals 9/16...
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 823
Posted By gthomson

Just scroll down through the list of topics and...

Just scroll down through the list of topics and there are a number of discussions about this. It's all based on budget, expectations, your environment, etc.... Some people will suggest going all out...
04-25-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By gthomson

I am going to take note because I used to carry a...

I am going to take note because I used to carry a saddle bag with tubes, CO2 cartridge, tire levers and then stuff whatever else I could get into it but got lazy and thought it looked dorky on my...
04-24-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By gthomson

Maybe not every ride is a good ride

Go ahead and grab yourself a nice cheese and please forgive me for I'm about to start whining. Today was supposed to be a good day because I was due for a little "me" time to start doing some work on...
04-21-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,378
Posted By gthomson

I'm sure it was a ton of work and money but it...

I'm sure it was a ton of work and money but it does look FREAKIN awesome. When you can take an old bike and make it look better than anything currently available - KA-BAM!!!

Would like to do this...
04-15-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,308
Posted By gthomson

yeah have done this too. It starts to become this...

yeah have done this too. It starts to become this really bad rabbit hole of making the wheel worse and worse with each twist! ha ha
04-09-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,055
Posted By gthomson

I have to agree with most of the above and the OP...

I have to agree with most of the above and the OP that any ride is a good ride. I'm a bit younger and still work full time so weekday rides have to be short before or after work, then go for a longer...
04-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By gthomson

If I pulled the brake hard enough I would! but I...

If I pulled the brake hard enough I would! but I don't. Not since I was a kid riding a banana seat bike with coaster breaks.
03-28-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By gthomson

Nearing the end of March here in southern Ontario...

Nearing the end of March here in southern Ontario and old man winter has decided he's not ready to call it quits yet so he comes back with some snow, wind, cold temperatures and grey skies. So tired...
03-28-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,083
Posted By gthomson

Agree with all of the above but I do use Strava...

Agree with all of the above but I do use Strava to record my rides and then I compare my rides between Zwift vs. real time. I know that's pointless because neither Strava nor Zwift calculates any...
03-26-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,969
Posted By gthomson

Geeze Louise, Jon Snow would be proud of that...

Geeze Louise, Jon Snow would be proud of that Wall! never seen a wall of ice as a bike back drop! Only in Winter Peg :)
03-22-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

We do things differently up here in Canada :)

We do things differently up here in Canada :)
03-22-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Love this, the old homes, the tree and the...

Love this, the old homes, the tree and the classic steel bike. How old are those homes? Wish i was walking down that street right now.
03-20-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 54,508
Posted By gthomson

Fellow Torontoians or anyone else interested in...

Fellow Torontoians or anyone else interested in joining, I think our time has come! we have waited now for 2 years to live life again and I believe this summer is our time. We should meet somewhere...
03-18-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By gthomson

It got up to about 16 Celsius (60ish Fahrenheit)...

It got up to about 16 Celsius (60ish Fahrenheit) yesterday here in my neck of the woods so was thrilled to get out on the bike and do a quick hour long ride. Felt soooo good.
03-18-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Great shot Botty Kayer and thanks, yes it will. I...

Great shot Botty Kayer and thanks, yes it will. I take it from some cycling videos I've been watching from those in the UK that the weather has not been nice there this past month?
03-17-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

I'm envious of all you people living in warmer...

I'm envious of all you people living in warmer climates during these winter months and able to take such nice pictures. I can show you images of my bike on a trainer while I'm Zwifting? Not very...
03-14-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By gthomson

I am right with you OP and find myself wandering...

I am right with you OP and find myself wandering out to my garage to put the garbage out and then spending 15 minutes just looking at and talking with my bikes. I'm so lonely for a ride outside - ...
03-03-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,259
Posted By gthomson

All super nice stories and a pleasure to read...

All super nice stories and a pleasure to read during this ongoing time of madness in the world. if I had any bike friends, I would wish they would be like y'all.
03-01-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By gthomson

Learn how to ride a bike again

I remember when I first started Zwifting about 5 years ago I really got into it and spent a ton of time over the winter months racking up the points and virtual KM's down in the basement and thought...
02-13-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Like all your shots of London. Was there back in...

Like all your shots of London. Was there back in 94 and one of the best trips ever. Just waiting to get back there some day. How about a ride through some of the historic areas for us? :)
02-04-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Clear path to the BBQ - I like it. My backyard...

Clear path to the BBQ - I like it. My backyard looks similar but I focused on a clear path to the hot tub only. Priorities I guess.
02-01-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 46,591
Posted By gthomson

Since I haven't added to my collection this year...

Since I haven't added to my collection this year I'll show a bike I've added to previous posts, but it meets the requirements of being red.
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01-29-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By gthomson

I usually Zwift on Tuesday nights when I'm not...

I usually Zwift on Tuesday nights when I'm not playing hockey so I'll try make it out that night.
01-19-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By gthomson

It was -22F here in the great white north this...

It was -22F here in the great white north this past weekend so there wasn't enough clothes on the planet to bike comfortably! :) i know that's not but true but I chose to X country ski and play...
01-09-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By gthomson

I think you need a bigger garage! ha ha ...

I think you need a bigger garage! ha ha

congratulations on the new addition to your stable
01-06-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,718
Posted By gthomson

Went into a bike shop in a small town up north...

Went into a bike shop in a small town up north and started talking to a technician about gravel riding and he told me about his new bike which he rode on the local trails and frozen lakes which was a...
01-05-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,718
Posted By gthomson

My wandering eyes

Bless me father for I have sinned! I am a dedicated road bike man but lately I have been having thoughts of gravel bikes and even worse than that, a 1990's mtn. bike conversion. How dirty is that?
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01-04-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,801
Posted By gthomson

Not that I have much of a collection and this...

Not that I have much of a collection and this bike wasn't that cheap but it's what I call, all show and no go! A box store bike made of gas pipe frame that weighs a ton. Thought I could use it on the...
01-03-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By gthomson

Very impressive Zoxe, I like the spread sheet...

Very impressive Zoxe, I like the spread sheet idea to keep track. That is a lot of Zwifting to keep it up for 60 KM/day or to even consider a century on the trainer. I would really need to plan for...
01-01-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,422
Views: 695,427
Posted By gthomson

Took this old girl out for a 30k ride along the...

Took this old girl out for a 30k ride along the lake to end out 2021. Gloomy days of winter. ...
12-31-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By gthomson

Not a golfer but had a good year cycling and...

Not a golfer but had a good year cycling and topped last years numbers. These are nothing compared to you gents who are men of leisure, but getting in short rides before or after the work day was a...
12-26-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By gthomson

I never thought of doing an indoor Festive 500...

I never thought of doing an indoor Festive 500 but I think that's a brilliant idea. I have never done it and didn't really consider it but following those on GCN that are doing it. COVID has...
12-12-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By gthomson

Unterhausen, you're probably right that even...

Unterhausen, you're probably right that even though the CDN exchange rate is a bit more, it's definitely cheaper to fix the mother board then buy a new trainer. Initially I was geared on going this...
12-10-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 12,969
Posted By gthomson

Cams warehouse is like Valhalla of C&V vikings...

Cams warehouse is like Valhalla of C&V vikings and when I die, I hope I go there! ha ha He's been mentioning that he will be clearing out a bunch of bikes to make some room so keep your eye out. His...
11-25-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,971
Posted By gthomson

I know this is cliché but don't regret a single...

I know this is cliché but don't regret a single moment because it goes by quick and then those days are gone. I bought a Peugeot road bike in 1985 and rode it into my university years and then after,...
11-22-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,199
Posted By gthomson

Let me know if you ever need some help giving...

Let me know if you ever need some help giving them exercise! :) Amazing collection.
11-18-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,199
Posted By gthomson

I will say all of the above (maybe not ice cream,...

I will say all of the above (maybe not ice cream, but I love pastries). Looking at Wildwoods bikes motivate me as well if that makes any sense? I just love browsing through pictures of bikes on...
11-05-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,932
Posted By gthomson

Doesn't exist until we see pictures ;)

Doesn't exist until we see pictures ;)
11-04-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By gthomson

I hate these drivers when I'm riding or driving...

I hate these drivers when I'm riding or driving my car. As soon as I see them race ahead of me my spidey senses start tingling as I know what they're about to do next. My way of self preservation
11-01-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,503
Posted By gthomson

So I picked up this bike about 11 months ago to...

So I picked up this bike about 11 months ago to replace my Trek 800 Antelope which I bought new back in 94 but ran it into the ground so sold it for the frame. This Peugeot was a good deal (and its...
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