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09-01-23, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 234,242
Posted By DQRider

Of Course "They're Here"! Where Else Would They Be?

https://i.imgur.com/IQQ8iEF.png This tall, skinny fellow is called, "Walter". Or so I am told by a denizen of the gallery in the background. Walter took one look at my 1949 Raleigh Clubman path racer...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-23, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,048
Posted By DQRider

1949 Raleigh Clubman - Ridden, Not Stored

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-23, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,052
Posted By DQRider

Brand new trail bridge. This shot was taken two...

Brand new trail bridge. This shot was taken two days before it was officially opened.

https://i.imgur.com/3fVxVMI.png
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08-27-23, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,379
Posted By DQRider

1949 Raleigh Clubman Path Racer On Tour

Just a few shots from a long weekend of riding. The weather has been beautiful here, and once on the road, I simply didn't want to stop.

https://i.imgur.com/3Xz1ek4.png
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08-13-23, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,379
Posted By DQRider

What a beauty! Your paint has survived the...

What a beauty! Your paint has survived the intervening years quite a bit better than mine:

https://i.imgur.com/1QZzJZf.png

It's time to get the old (Club-) man out on the road again. We missed...
07-30-23, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Coneys at da Gopher Bar - You Betcha!

I've ridden past this place for years, yet never went inside. The main reason for that being there is no bike parking. But on Saturday I had an idea: maybe if I go early enough, they will let me...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-23, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,048
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/xWni4Dg.png Pashley Path...

https://i.imgur.com/xWni4Dg.png
Pashley Path Racer (PePpeR) on the Wabasha Bridge over the Mississippi River - Saint Paul, Minnesota
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07-23-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Huevos Rancheros at Mississippi Pub

I've been meaning to capture an image of this incredible breakfast for ages, but something always spoils the shot; be it the lighting, or the weather, or the lack of a camera on that particular...
07-17-23, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,075,090
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/d80HrXe.png My old A2B...

https://i.imgur.com/d80HrXe.png

My old A2B winter bike. This was a fun ride, with studded tires, that I could take on roads and trails all winter long. The only place I couldn't go was deep snow....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-23, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3,246
Views: 626,052
Posted By DQRider

Some dork in a duallie did a burnout? Must be a...

Some dork in a duallie did a burnout? Must be a boring town... Yup, you did say "Y'all". I guess that explains it.
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07-05-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,379
Posted By DQRider

No! I forgot about that ad. I've never even had a...

No! I forgot about that ad. I've never even had a nibble on that. No, our financial crisis is over, and I am gainfully employed again. I'm at work now, in fact, and FB is blocked on our server, so...
07-05-23, 06:25 AM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,379
Posted By DQRider

Haven't Been Here In Awhile!

Recent rides with my `49 Raleigh Clubman...

https://i.imgur.com/X7dnaO2.png
Capital View Café

https://i.imgur.com/hqPo81Z.png
On the Ford Bridge over the Mississippi
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07-04-23, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,528
Views: 970,179
Posted By DQRider

Pashley Path Racer

Taken this morning, on my annual 4th of July neighborhood tour.

https://i.imgur.com/GpknQ5d.png

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

Such a sweet, smooth ride. I think this is the best bike I own...
07-04-23, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Independence Day, Tethered Close To Home

Yeah, not so independent, I guess. Life in these Dis-United States tends to be less careless and fancy-free than riders of my generation are used to. But that doesn't mean we have to sacrifice...
07-04-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,097
Posted By DQRider

Kindred spirits, us On our bikes and in our...

Kindred spirits, us
On our bikes and in our minds
We ride the same roads
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07-03-23, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 234,242
Posted By DQRider

From "Baby On Board" to this? Human devolution...

From "Baby On Board" to this? Human devolution continues apace (dumb people with smart phones). Welcome to the twenty-first century!
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07-02-23, 08:06 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,097
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/F5sAP20.png The City:...

https://i.imgur.com/F5sAP20.png

The City: Saint Paul

The River: Mississippi

The Ride: Was Epic!
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07-02-23, 12:40 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,097
Posted By DQRider

Capital View Café

https://i.imgur.com/X7dnaO2.png

Here's Capital View

It's my favorite café

Best breakfast in town
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07-02-23, 12:29 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,097
Posted By DQRider

Link: A New Thread in Lounge/Foo

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I've made a new thread

It's in the Lounge/Foo section

Called, "Epiphanies" (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1276598-epiphanies.html)
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07-01-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Creature of Habit?

https://i.imgur.com/X7dnaO2.png

Rode my `49 Raleigh Clubman Path Racer to the Capital(sp) View Café for breakfast this morning, as I do most weekends. Can't beat the Mexican-inspired breakfasts...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3,103
Views: 525,048
Posted By DQRider

What a MACHINE! That looks like one incredible...

What a MACHINE! That looks like one incredible mile (kilometer)-eater! I've lifted a Cross-Check once, and it seemed so light they must have filled the frame tubes with helium. Because they are made...
06-11-23, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,691
Posted By DQRider

Never apologize for Art. That's a very nice shot....

Never apologize for Art. That's a very nice shot. I love shadow-play.
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06-10-23, 01:02 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 13,097
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/WWrwvwp.png City of...

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


City of Saint Paul

As viewed through my Peugeot's frame

On a sunny day
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05-31-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,691
Posted By DQRider

Beautiful shot! * * *

Beautiful shot!
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05-29-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

West Saint Paul Mural Hunt... Fail?

To be fair, I did find a few more today. The morning light was kinder to them than it has been in the evenings. But still, I am rather appalled at the lack of Art in our lives here in the city that...
05-29-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Already taken care of... * * *

Already taken care of...
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05-28-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Yeah, you're right of course. I'm just gettin'...

Yeah, you're right of course. I'm just gettin' wimpy in my old age...
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05-28-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Not botty kayer

Not even close, I'm afraid... I went out on a mural hunt last night, and could only find one that wasn't in shadow and/or obscured by a lot of ground clutter. Also, the streets and parking lots in my...
05-27-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

Ugh. I suppose I deserved that. Sorry folks, for...

Ugh. I suppose I deserved that. Sorry folks, for being so self-indulgent. Drillium Dude already has a wonderful thread for artsy bike photos. I've been a frequent contributor..

Korina, please...
05-27-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

Only this: DQRider's uploaded images - Imgur...

Only this: DQRider's uploaded images - Imgur (https://dqrider.imgur.com/all/#1)

Please pardon the slight deviation from our usual subject matter...

I did freelance motojournalism for many years...
05-27-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Breakfast at Capital (sp) View Café

I rode my Sequoia 650b conversion to breakfast this morning at Capital View Café. Despite the syntax error, (the location at the top of the hill on Smith Avenue has a perfect view of our state...
05-27-23, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

That really was a magical morning... ...

That really was a magical morning...

https://i.imgur.com/3PgFcNt.png

Thank you for the nice comments. Bikes and photography are the most complimentary of hobbies.
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05-27-23, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

That's obvious, when you think about it. These...

That's obvious, when you think about it. These bikes have been built for comfort, not banging around off of trees and rocks in the woods. The larger frames flex more, softening the bumps, and you...
05-24-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

I sold three that I don't ride very often. I...

I sold three that I don't ride very often. I would have ridden the Ross quite a bit once I finished it, but I've still got 3 top-of-the-line Gen-1 ATBs on the active list. And most importantly, I...
05-21-23, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,113
Views: 149,691
Posted By DQRider

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

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

https://i.imgur.com/jyMrxUU.png
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05-21-23, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,075,090
Posted By DQRider

1984 Peugeot Canyon Express - Temporary Art Installation

https://i.imgur.com/EYwnSwV.png
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05-21-23, 12:58 AM
Replies: 21,558
Views: 2,995,767
Posted By DQRider

Randonnée Française, 2023

Translation: French Ride, 2023 (per Le Google)

This weekend started on a sad note. I've missed the Lake Pepin 3-speed Tour again. This time it was due to lack of funds, a result of 11 months...
05-16-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,075,090
Posted By DQRider

Seller's Remorse

Just sold this, due to financial necessity:

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It was going to get the full period-correct Deerhead XT components, black Brooks...
05-14-23, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 1,112,150
Posted By DQRider

Black Ideale saddle, black bar tape, black wheels...

Black Ideale saddle, black bar tape, black wheels and drivetrain components. With a bike painted like that, the contrast would be awesome!

Something like this:

https://i.imgur.com/w7dF2sl.png...
05-08-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/gaSDcP3.png The answer I...

https://i.imgur.com/gaSDcP3.png

The answer I have found to this dilemma is to let the saddles break Me in. I've mounted brand new, rock-hard (relatively speaking) Brooks' saddles to many of my...
05-08-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By DQRider

No, I haven't mocked it up. That's good to know....

No, I haven't mocked it up. That's good to know. Maybe I'll just throw on a pair of 700c x whatever fits and just sell it that way... Saves a lot of bother.
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05-07-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By DQRider

Justified!

Because you NEED a first-generation, top-tier, chromed steel Ross Mt. Whitney in your life, and you'll never find another this nice at this price. Perfectly understandable, really.
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05-07-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By DQRider

1976 Motobecane Grand Touring w/650b Conversion Kit - $250

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Stored for most of its life, this bike is ready for its 650b conversion. I was looking forward to this project, but work and life have gotten in the way. What I...
05-07-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By DQRider

1983 Ross Hi-Tech Mt. Whitney ATB - $250

https://i.imgur.com/2FsBUv6.png

The 20-inch Ishiwata MTB frameset is in remarkable condition, with no rust issues. Not sure whether all the components are original; the mismatched Suntour XC Sport...
05-07-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By DQRider

Sold It Today.

Guy came by, took a ride around the neighborhood on it, and gushed about how nice it rode. Paid full price. Yay.
05-06-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82,644
Views: 13,917,686
Posted By DQRider

Actually, that's a 1981, and...

Actually, that's a 1981, and plutocrats-pee-on-your head ~ trickle-down economics / release-the-loonies-into-the-streets-and-bust-all-the-unions Ronny Ray-Gun was president. How do I know? I was...
05-03-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By DQRider

1981 Peugeot PFN-10 Custom "Velo de Ville"

https://i.imgur.com/r0JwZFs.png

One of my typical builds, this was a very capable roadbike in its day, and now it is a very capable road/city/gravel/path cruiser. I have built it to be as...
05-02-23, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,929
Posted By DQRider

I have two bikes setup this way: `84 Trek...

I have two bikes setup this way:

`84 Trek 850

https://i.imgur.com/q98PSBH.png
As you can see, the bulge fits perfectly within V of the slingshot stem. And it provides a perfect spot to mount a...
04-20-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 82,644
Views: 13,917,686
Posted By DQRider

Photo Assist: https://i.imgur.com/YXd0j6Z.png

Photo Assist:
https://i.imgur.com/YXd0j6Z.png
04-20-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,053
Posted By DQRider

You're quite right, Kilroy1988. I also own, and...

You're quite right, Kilroy1988. I also own, and may sell, my Pashley Path Racer that was built up (or would that be down?) from a Pashley Roadster frameset. I believe the frame geometry on this is...
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