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Forum: Touring
09-26-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 750
Posted By stardognine

PedalingWalrus summed it up pretty good, about...

PedalingWalrus summed it up pretty good, about relaxing enough for sleeping. We all gotta die sometime, no sense worrying about it. 😋😉

Besides it's not the bears you need to worry about, usually,...
09-22-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,560
Posted By stardognine

Whoa, thanks VERY much, those pics are awesome!...

Whoa, thanks VERY much, those pics are awesome! 👍😎👍

That Cinelli logo on the stem is gorgeous, but I really like that Frejus headbadge. 🙂 And chromavelato (I hope I got that right) is the best...
09-21-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By stardognine

Aha, I thought I remembered seeing that odd duck...

Aha, I thought I remembered seeing that odd duck binder bolt before. I couldn't remember where, let alone what bike, so kept my trap shut. 😉
09-21-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,530
Posted By stardognine

Naw, the storms I'm talking about, include HEAVY...

Naw, the storms I'm talking about, include HEAVY rain. They'd put out fires, not start them. 🙂
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 347,586
Posted By stardognine

Want to adopt a 60 year old kid, for a riding...

Want to adopt a 60 year old kid, for a riding partner? 😁😉 Just goofing, obviously, but I'd love to get back up there. 🙂

After this last summer in California, I'm pretty sure I'll be heading North...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 347,586
Posted By stardognine

garryg, mmm grapes. I ran out today, but got more...

garryg, mmm grapes. I ran out today, but got more right away. 😁 Those in your pic should be perfect in a couple more days. Definitely a nice bunch there. 👍
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,800
Views: 347,586
Posted By stardognine

I've been missing some great pics here lately. 🙂 ...

I've been missing some great pics here lately. 🙂

Imaginos, I'm jealous, always wanted to see more of Alaska. 😉 I've been to Dutch Harbor & Unalaska, in the process of commercial fishing, but...
09-17-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

Please forgive my going off-topic a bit, but this...

Please forgive my going off-topic a bit, but this is worth seeing, I think. Everyone thinks Jimmy Page's double-necked electric guitar is really cool, and rightfully so, but his bandmate, John Paul...
09-17-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 707
Posted By stardognine

I'm surprised noone's thought of champagne-yolo...

I'm surprised noone's thought of champagne-yolo before. 🤔😁
09-17-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

I suspect this might've been posted before. Frank...

I suspect this might've been posted before. Frank Zappa "playing" a bicycle, on the Steve Allen show. Frank was 22 here, in 1963....
09-16-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

I think I've outdone myself, for rock musicians...

I think I've outdone myself, for rock musicians on bicycles. This is the last pic ever taken of Syd Barrett, as found and described at www.sydbarrett.com
...
09-16-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 524
Posted By stardognine

Gawd, I hated those things. 😖 In our family, it...

Gawd, I hated those things. 😖 In our family, it was Aunt Sandy's couch. And you better take off your shoes, she wanted her carpet to stay clean forever, too. 🙄😉
09-16-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,443
Posted By stardognine

Progress Report: The progress continues to...

Progress Report: The progress continues to progress. 🤔🙄😉

It seems kinda slow, so far, but at least they started working to the West of the bridge now, too. ...
09-16-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 707
Posted By stardognine

Damn, I'm good. My sayings mature quickly, I...

Damn, I'm good. My sayings mature quickly, I guess. 😁😉
09-12-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

How about a magazine cover ( from Pinterest, lol)...

How about a magazine cover ( from Pinterest, lol) with Eric Clapton, with a bike? 😎😁😎

I think a pic of Jack Bruce with a bike will be close to impossible, but I haven't given up on it yet. I'm...
09-12-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 709
Posted By stardognine

Which is probably why I opened this thread. I...

Which is probably why I opened this thread. I seem to be drawn to weird stuff. 😁😉

I totally don't get the whole "lopsided" thing though. 🤔 You'd still get that weird steering, on banked curves,...
09-12-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

LOL, he was a feisty one, I've heard. 😉 Meant to...

LOL, he was a feisty one, I've heard. 😉 Meant to say, this was posted a little over a year ago, by one Nettie Baker, presumably a daughter (?) or some other relative. Thanks, Nettie. 🙂
09-12-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

I win this thread, lol. I don't do Facebook, but...

I win this thread, lol. I don't do Facebook, but found this there in a search. Ginger Baker, with a bike!!! 😎😁😎...
09-11-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

OK. It's not real. It's not real. It's not real. ...

OK. It's not real. It's not real. It's not real.

Phew, I feel much better now. Thanks. 😁
09-11-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

If the bad guy had a gun that whole time, why was...

If the bad guy had a gun that whole time, why was he running/riding away? And how did he suddenly decide it was time to start chasing?🤨 🤔😁
EDIT: Forgot to say, I was 9 when that aired, and wasn't...
09-08-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,920
Posted By stardognine

What, you stopped already? Shoulda been at least...

What, you stopped already? Shoulda been at least a 10 mile day. 😁😉 Glad to hear you're rolling again. 👍

Ha, I was sitting in the public library yesterday, where it's nice & cool, and somehow I got...
09-08-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 596
Posted By stardognine

I have that Ritchey Comp headset, on my Soma...

I have that Ritchey Comp headset, on my Soma Saga, but don't have that sweet cable hanger you got. 😋😉
You also got those cool early Deore thumbies. 👍 You'll want to shoot some Tri-Flow inside them,...
09-07-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By stardognine

Very nice, & very vintage-ey. 👍 I agree, awesome...

Very nice, & very vintage-ey. 👍 I agree, awesome lugs there. 😍
09-06-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,530
Posted By stardognine

Sorry about that. 😟 You can just blame me, I...

Sorry about that. 😟 You can just blame me, I don't mind. 😉

Boy, this thread got busy. I was just sitting here wondering how I got to the 3rd page so fast, then saw about 5 or 6 posts, that snuck...
09-06-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By stardognine

With that new bar tape, I think you should put...

With that new bar tape, I think you should put those yellow tires back on. Then you'll have your color. 😁
09-06-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By stardognine

Good choice, but don't be afraid to experiment...

Good choice, but don't be afraid to experiment with saddles. Those are highly personal, and you should find what works best for your personal posterior. 😉 Also, be sure to grab some padded bike...
09-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By stardognine

Ha, I had a Cannondale some years back, with a...

Ha, I had a Cannondale some years back, with a sticker from Island Triathlon & Bike. I forget the model right now, but it was the road bike with a headshock, in a bright yellow. 😎

Congrats on that...
Forum: Touring
09-05-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,325
Posted By stardognine

Yep, a huge amount of my weight is books. I just...

Yep, a huge amount of my weight is books. I just can't help it, but at least those are easy to purge, when I'm done with them. 😉

I just recently found an old book called "Birds of North America, A...
09-05-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 382,735
Posted By stardognine

Woohoo, Miss Piggy (and friends). 😁 ...

Woohoo, Miss Piggy (and friends). 😁
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09-04-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By stardognine

Well, that saves ya from cutting up the leather...

Well, that saves ya from cutting up the leather interior of your car, or one of your wife's purses (if applicable). 😁
09-04-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 407
Posted By stardognine

I forgot about that headwind. Particularly...

I forgot about that headwind. Particularly brutal, along the coast there, going South to North. I learned to "rail against the wind" there, which is just like cussin', but none can hear it, not even...
09-01-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By stardognine

Kinda like a good lasagne? 😁😉 No disrespect...

Kinda like a good lasagne? 😁😉

No disrespect intended, I'm pretty sure we agree, on the main points. 👍
09-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By stardognine

It almost sounds like you think it's not worth...

It almost sounds like you think it's not worth it. 😋😉
08-31-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 541
Posted By stardognine

I took the article to mean that a couple of...

I took the article to mean that a couple of wealthy Italian guys recently bought the shares of the companies (Columbus and Cinelli), that they didn't already own, giving them full ownership.

And...
08-30-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By stardognine

😂🤣🙃 That was awesome, completely unexpected. 😁 ...

😂🤣🙃 That was awesome, completely unexpected. 😁

I've seen your username in many an old post, but not many new-ish ones. Welcome back, if that applies. 🤔🙂
08-28-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,543
Posted By stardognine

What? Goose neck is a word. Or two. I read it on...

What? Goose neck is a word. Or two. I read it on craigslist. 😋😉

I've been avoiding this thread, cause I can't buy anything for awhile, lol, but glad a few forum members scored. 👍
Forum: Touring
08-26-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 669
Posted By stardognine

Ha, you sound like me. I always seem to take the...

Ha, you sound like me. I always seem to take the "scenic" route. 😉
Forum: Touring
08-23-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,835
Posted By stardognine

Not really a road sign, but I finally went past...

Not really a road sign, but I finally went past the prison this morning. 😎 I've been on Johnny Cash Trail at the other end, but this is a bit further. 😉...
08-23-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,871
Posted By stardognine

I never tried roasting my own beans, but got into...

I never tried roasting my own beans, but got into hand grinders a little. I had a Zassenhaus that was just awesome.

My interest in coffee comes & goes, lately I've been drinking that...
08-23-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 600
Posted By stardognine

Sorry to hear about the break, but this is just...

Sorry to hear about the break, but this is just what he needed then. 👌 I'm not a big Paramount nut, but that one's pretty nice. 😎
08-22-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By stardognine

I wondered about that, which is why I said...

I wondered about that, which is why I said "possible", lol. 😉 But still, a frame built by his company, while he was running it, is very desirable. At least in my book. 😎
08-21-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By stardognine

Dang, that thing is 50 years old, isn't it. 🤔 My...

Dang, that thing is 50 years old, isn't it. 🤔 My 60 year old brain can't keep up too well these days.😵 It seems like the calendars are cheating or something. 😁😉

Congrats on your UO8, that one...
08-21-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 504
Posted By stardognine

I like your thinking here, free is always good. 😁...

I like your thinking here, free is always good. 😁

Back to the original question, of either/or, I'd go with the older '72, for the simple reason that, as you said yourself, it was at least...
08-21-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 197
Posted By stardognine

It sounds like the original rear wheel was either...

It sounds like the original rear wheel was either damaged or lost, and replaced with that '83-ish one. 🤔 Hopefully, someone more familiar can verify that.

Good luck, sounds like a cool project. 🙂
08-21-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,341
Posted By stardognine

Woohoo, a tweety-bird! 😁 And you didn't even have...

Woohoo, a tweety-bird! 😁 And you didn't even have to pull the fork, to find it. 😉

Awesome bike, congrats. 👍
08-20-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By stardognine

Interesting. 🙂 Eureka is where I landed, the...

Interesting. 🙂 Eureka is where I landed, the first time I ever came out to California, by way of hitch hiking, back in the 1980s. Ya gotta love those old houses there. 😎
08-19-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 724
Posted By stardognine

Ha ya beat me to it. 😁

Ha ya beat me to it. 😁
08-19-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 724
Posted By stardognine

What? You post about a 1938 Bianchi, but won't...

What? You post about a 1938 Bianchi, but won't take a pic of the whole frame for us? 😋😁 Sorry, someone had to say it. 😉

I agree with the soaking everyone recomends, but I'll give you a different...
08-16-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,920
Posted By stardognine

Hey, there you are. 😁 🚴🚵 I just found those 2...

Hey, there you are. 😁
🚴🚵 I just found those 2 bicycle thingies, looking for a waving hand. Didn't know which you'd prefer, so gave ya both. 😉

I agree, Autumn/Fall is the best time to ride....
08-16-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 941
Posted By stardognine

Funny you should say that, about her being off to...

Funny you should say that, about her being off to the races. As I read this thread, I got a weird premonition, like this girl was going places. 🤔

Best of luck to her, whatever she does. 👍
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