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07-28-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,144
Posted By OldsCOOL

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route,...

If you don’t get bored with your 10mi route, enjoy! Just keep riding and stoking the passion.

My body type works against me for longer rides. If I do a hilly 40, that’s a good ride. I’m not built...
07-11-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,351
Posted By OldsCOOL

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the...

There was a house that had 3 dogs just down the hill from us. Being rural the owners let the 3 dogs run wild. Owners did not speak english. I called that lonely tiresome stretch of hill “dog hill”....
06-25-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,462
Posted By OldsCOOL

I Pledge to keep that a secret.

I Pledge to keep that a secret.
06-24-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,462
Posted By OldsCOOL

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up...

I wax mine in the spring just for spiffin’ up more than anything else unless riding in a storm to get home. In that case the bike gets a detergent wash with a wax afterward.
06-19-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,552
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.

I’m retired. I don’t need a watch.
06-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 243,070
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m a participant of the Miyata Cult, having an...

I’m a participant of the Miyata Cult, having an ‘87 712 Comp in excellent condition and former owner of a Miyata Pista track bike that I sold to oddjob2
06-07-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,722
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have a few survivors but none compare to the...

I have a few survivors but none compare to the barn find 1898 Glenwood. My friend found it while inspecting the home as an estate sale. The bike probably had been sitting since 1920 or so. Here it is...
06-05-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,038
Posted By OldsCOOL

Awesome story, AND the Mondonico’s! You just...

Awesome story, AND the Mondonico’s! You just don’t see those every day.
06-01-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,340
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have similar on this ‘86 Trek 760 that came...

I have similar on this ‘86 Trek 760 that came with the Campy NR. The 26t works great with NR.
05-31-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,246
Posted By OldsCOOL

‘86 Trek 760 Pro Series.... ...

‘86 Trek 760 Pro Series....


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05-31-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m sure glad I have some pork butt ready for...

I’m sure glad I have some pork butt ready for smoking today after reading this. Cool pics but I really dig that P-40.
05-30-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By OldsCOOL

I still have and I still ride it. The bike is a...

I still have and I still ride it. The bike is a babe. Full 531c, Campy NR drivetrain, Modolo brakes, and yes the lovely Mavic tubulars with Normandy hubs. :D
05-29-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By OldsCOOL

I wear ear buds out on the open roads (all my...

I wear ear buds out on the open roads (all my rides are solo) to keep me company...and buffer the annoying wind noise. Glad to see your hearing aids are opening up the world for you. Enjoy!
05-22-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 52,616
Posted By OldsCOOL

Mad Honk ...

Mad Honk


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Replies: 30
Views: 27,027
Posted By OldsCOOL

Quite believeable and probably happened like...

Quite believeable and probably happened like that. Come out with a trendy ad campaign and every kid wanted one so they could ride like the wind.

https://youtu.be/jMgYNm4Q6dM
05-07-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,886
Posted By OldsCOOL

I would go through the bearings/chain and...

I would go through the bearings/chain and tires...ride as is.
04-27-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 47,462
Posted By OldsCOOL

1984 Univega Alpina Uno ...

1984 Univega Alpina Uno


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04-27-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,357
Posted By OldsCOOL

The list would be crazy long but I will show my...

The list would be crazy long but I will show my first ride, where it all started.

...
04-24-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,962
Posted By OldsCOOL

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long...

Nopers. I’m scared of heights and that’s a long time watching the ground rush up to meet your face.

I’m a big fan of safety bikes like this 1898 Glenwood that in it’s day was upgraded with a pat...
04-21-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,740
Posted By OldsCOOL

faster is funner.

faster is funner.
04-20-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,644
Posted By OldsCOOL

Stumbled in the summer of 2004 after buying an 85...

Stumbled in the summer of 2004 after buying an 85 Trek 460. This place is excellent for helping those that unfamiliar with these classic gems and wonderful pastime. Ok, for those that may think my...
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By OldsCOOL

I picked up a ‘71 Super Course last Dec on a...

I picked up a ‘71 Super Course last Dec on a trade for a winter build. It cost me about 125.00 for chain, tires, cables, hoods, bar tape. All in, it’s worth it. Timeless classic.

Here’s mine with...
04-01-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 30,235
Posted By OldsCOOL

1971 Raleigh Super Course ...

1971 Raleigh Super Course


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03-30-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,454
Posted By OldsCOOL

Is that a cold set?

Is that a cold set?
03-21-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,130
Posted By OldsCOOL

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks,...

I couldn’t hazard a guess for another few weeks, about the time we start seeing garage sales. Shoot, I may even sell one or two this spring.
03-19-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,103
Posted By OldsCOOL

Yeah I’d just move somewhere else.

Yeah I’d just move somewhere else.
03-19-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By OldsCOOL

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on...

Remember Arte Johnson on Laugh-In tipping over on his way too small tricycle? Kinda like that.
03-19-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 813
Posted By OldsCOOL

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a...

You didn’t crash, you fell over! We call that a “Tombay”.
03-17-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,844
Posted By OldsCOOL

People that organize rides are either non-riders...

People that organize rides are either non-riders or they are masochistic TdF wannabe’s. Yes, I check the ride route even when local and all the moreso for out of area rides. I’m a decent climber and...
03-17-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,812
Posted By OldsCOOL

My annual physical with my doc, he always says...

My annual physical with my doc, he always says “you aren’t in that study group”.
03-15-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,920
Posted By OldsCOOL

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!

Godspeed, brother. Keep riding!
03-13-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By OldsCOOL

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got...

Lighten up a bit. This is bikeforums and you got a bikeforums reply.

We riders here have all wrecked and some much worse than you. We hurt with you and sometimes we poke fun about it. Hope you...
03-12-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By OldsCOOL

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined...

I hear that. Those TdF guys are like well defined skeletons. Losing the excess, good. Going over the edge starving, not so good. Have a great season!
03-12-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By OldsCOOL

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every...

Imagine what a 10# loss of bdywt will do. Every 5# lost is a noticeable improvement especially on hills.

Check this out:...
03-11-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By OldsCOOL

DST is a great help for those in cold country....

DST is a great help for those in cold country. Another plus is 50deg weather and snow bare ground for trail riding. Spring is drawing near!
03-10-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By OldsCOOL

Complete Reworking For Spring

First ride on the Criterium Series yesterday. This 10mi Strava segment is a good breakout ride to see how the winter riding stacked up. Had the 2nd best “first ride” in 10 seasons of riding this...
03-07-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By OldsCOOL

Glad to have you active here and on the bike....

Glad to have you active here and on the bike. It’s a great way to put life in your life.
03-06-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,740
Posted By OldsCOOL

To me it doesn’t matter where the E folks ride...

To me it doesn’t matter where the E folks ride but if there is one up the road from me, I will purposely throw on the steam to catch and pass it. Get used to it, count it as affirmation that you are...
03-03-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 25,012
Posted By OldsCOOL

1977 Colnago Super acquired 2015 from the pole...

1977 Colnago Super acquired 2015 from the pole barn of the original owner/builder/racer. Restored and taken for rides often. It grabs the attention downtown simply because you don’t see them everyday...
02-16-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 271,370
Posted By OldsCOOL

1987 Miyata 712 Competition. ...

1987 Miyata 712 Competition.


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02-08-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,901
Posted By OldsCOOL

You mean the snowbike (830 Antelope)? That stays...

You mean the snowbike (830 Antelope)? That stays out in the snow. :lol:
02-08-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,901
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent...

Here is my bike room. Though I have a decent storage area in the vintage shop, these bikes are too nice to risk someone breaking in to steal them. Those in the shop are expendable.

Hanging is the...
02-06-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,139
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have that same unforgettable pain.

I have that same unforgettable pain.
02-06-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,365
Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The White Knight!

Here in Michigan aka Tip...
02-02-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 55,114
Posted By OldsCOOL

All reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated.

All reports of my demise are greatly exaggerated.
02-02-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 52,616
Posted By OldsCOOL

I had an ‘85 460 that is an entry level racer for...

I had an ‘85 460 that is an entry level racer for weekend warriors on a budget. I rode a century with, enjoyed several area top 10’s (strava) and generally rode it hard. I even bent the bar hammering...
02-02-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 55,114
Posted By OldsCOOL

The ‘88 Cannondale Criterium series refit is...

The ‘88 Cannondale Criterium series refit is finished. I took time to give the Black Gold lacquer a 3 stage shine and it looks great. The close up doesn’t show the bigger picture but suffice to say...
01-26-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 52,616
Posted By OldsCOOL

1986 Pro Series 760 (12/84 braze date), full...

1986 Pro Series 760 (12/84 braze date), full 531c, Campy NR drivetrain, Modolo Equipe brakes, Mavic tubular (Normandy hubs) wheelset. One amazing, light (20.5) and quick bike.

...
01-24-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 10,107
Posted By OldsCOOL

When someone whines during the ride...Rule 5...

When someone whines during the ride...Rule 5 comes into play.

Rule 5: Harden the F up.
01-22-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 754,756
Posted By OldsCOOL

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course....

Just finished this 1971 Raleigh Super Course. Total restore with upgrades. Classy old bike.

...
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