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Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By CMAW

There's no lack of camping sites in this...

There's no lack of camping sites in this particular corner of Spain and archies (http://www.archiescampings.eu/) is a great resource to help you find them (BTW, Catalonia is one of the few regions in...
Forum: Touring
05-13-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By CMAW

You can bring your bike on a decent number of...

You can bring your bike on a decent number of regional trains in Italy, but not on long distance or high speed trains (unless you're able to stuff it in a 110 x 80 cm box or bag).
specifics...
Forum: Touring
04-23-22, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 333,955
Posted By CMAW

^^^^ Ha, estos son fotos grandiosos, me gustan...

^^^^
Ha, estos son fotos grandiosos, me gustan mucho!
Forum: Touring
03-31-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By CMAW

Handmade by Christine, love that touch. ...

Handmade by Christine, love that touch.

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03-30-22, 12:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By CMAW

The older ones I have seen all had the metal...

The older ones I have seen all had the metal badge, stickers in the late '70ies maybe? I've just seen a few though, the book will hopefully clear that up for you.
03-30-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By CMAW

There's a book on the Groene Leeuw team, it's...

There's a book on the Groene Leeuw team, it's available on a Belgian second hand site. I was going to post the link but I won't. ;)
Head badge holes might be helpful in identifying this bike (the GL...
Forum: Touring
03-21-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 333,955
Posted By CMAW

Great! Been there though, didn't recognize the...

Great! Been there though, didn't recognize the scenery. To the west the area is more forested — or deforested by fire.
...
03-19-22, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By CMAW

That weird and uncomfortable looking bio-bend...

That weird and uncomfortable looking bio-bend doesn't bother you?
03-18-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By CMAW

Is that a Ritchey Beacon bar LBCwanabe ?...

Is that a Ritchey Beacon bar LBCwanabe ? Interesting looking bar, I'm intrigued by the very shallow drop on these. I have a Midge on my gravel Koga and have to agree with most of what's been said in...
Forum: Touring
03-15-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,695
Views: 333,955
Posted By CMAW

Looks like Teruel province? Or where are these...

Looks like Teruel province? Or where are these taken exactly, str ?
03-13-22, 02:01 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

Up until last year this was one of the nicest...

Up until last year this was one of the nicest stretches of cobbles in the Hoegaerden region. What a waste!

...
03-13-22, 01:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,409
Posted By CMAW

Some riders, like Godefroot, used them for the...

Some riders, like Godefroot, used them for the cobbled classics only, mainly Paris-Roubaix. All hands on bar, all the time!
...
02-24-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,233
Posted By CMAW

By the way (after a relaxing trappiste) ...

By the way (after a relaxing trappiste)

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***

It’s not the cobbles
That...
02-24-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,233
Posted By CMAW

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***

The lay of the land
Cobbles, passive agressive
Like earth’s little teeth
02-12-22, 02:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,975
Posted By CMAW

Never mind

Never mind
Forum: Touring
02-05-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By CMAW

Sure, in the 90ies. Still, you were in luck...

Sure, in the 90ies. Still, you were in luck because I had to wait 4 or 5 days to get in around '95 or so. Nowadays it's different: there are two tickets, one for the gardens, the fortifications and...
Forum: Touring
02-05-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By CMAW

As has been said, don't underestimate the heat,...

As has been said, don't underestimate the heat, especially in the south (last time I was in Cordoba, 110°F). When it gets that hot, you're much better off in the mountains. In rural Spain, shops are...
01-20-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By CMAW

I have an English threaded NOS 107 that I don't...

I have an English threaded NOS 107 that I don't need, has some shop wear. Extractor thread is standard 22 mm but the dust caps are a very loose fit and require teflon tape or something.
...
01-20-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,234
Posted By CMAW

Wait! I'll trade you a nice French stem for it....

Wait! I'll trade you a nice French stem for it. What's the length?
01-12-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

Only the most elevated 300 feet or so got snow...

Only the most elevated 300 feet or so got snow here in Belgium and even that doesn't happen every year. Twas fun, huevos helados but still, fun!
...
Forum: Touring
01-07-22, 02:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,746
Posted By CMAW

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I have a Koga Miyata Randonneur (Miyata 1000 frame) that I use for...
Forum: Touring
01-05-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,083
Posted By CMAW

I didn't dare to stick my head in, hunting...

I didn't dare to stick my head in, hunting season!


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Forum: Touring
01-01-22, 02:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,326
Posted By CMAW

If he wants to meet Dutchmen, he should come to...

If he wants to meet Dutchmen, he should come to Belgium, they're crossing the border by the 100.000's. Apparently, the Dutch government has issued a reward for the person that succeeds in...
12-31-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

Thanks! Best wishes to you and all the empty road...

Thanks! Best wishes to you and all the empty road roamers :thumb:.
12-30-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

Wrestled myself from under the snug, glowing...

Wrestled myself from under the snug, glowing spell of the trappist

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12-26-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,684
Posted By CMAW

I'm in it for the riding, partly, not in the...

I'm in it for the riding, partly, not in the least, for the pure work-out and its most rewarding aspect, the inappropriately called runner's high (runners are Neanderthals, compared to cyclists)....
12-20-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By CMAW

I don't know the history of this brand (in it for...

I don't know the history of this brand (in it for the bike porn mainly), but you can find a fair number of Wiliers from the sixties online, like this one...
12-19-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By CMAW

Origin story is likely true (from the...

Origin story is likely true (from the steel-vintage site):
...
12-18-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By CMAW

Great idea. I have nothing to add besides: still...

Great idea. I have nothing to add besides: still (or again) for sale.

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12-17-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 37,828
Posted By CMAW

Picked up a Terraliner Oval to dehybridize and...

Picked up a Terraliner Oval to dehybridize and turn into a gravel tourer. This model (from the late 90ies) sports a spectacular bi-ovalized frame (just under 2 kg) with all the braze-ons and a hefty...
12-15-21, 02:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By CMAW

I had no trouble that I can remember, clamp slot...

I had no trouble that I can remember, clamp slot on the outside of the bend does the trick.
12-13-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By CMAW

There's a great Fairweather/Nitto bar with a...

There's a great Fairweather/Nitto bar with a classic shape but compact drop/reach dimensions, basically a compact version of the noodle (some curve-back and 25,4 clamp):
...
Forum: Touring
12-08-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By CMAW

The north shore of the Ebro river west of Logrono...

The north shore of the Ebro river west of Logrono has some great scenery to offer, fantastic villages and fun, low traffic roads (from Fuenmayor to San Fuente and Haro). La Rioja lies on the other...
12-06-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By CMAW

I don't know what kind of cycling you like, but...

I don't know what kind of cycling you like, but here's what I experienced: the Algarve coast itself is not a good place for cycling: way too densely populated and too much, often hazardous traffic,...
12-03-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,866
Posted By CMAW

Museeuw threw his suspension Bianchi away in...

Museeuw threw his suspension Bianchi away in disgust in P-R 1994. Chasing Tchmil, he had just lost 10 seconds on a bridge over the freeway.
Forum: Touring
12-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,343
Posted By CMAW

One Dutch reviewer (Aerothan) claims that the PU...

One Dutch reviewer (Aerothan) claims that the PU material has a tendency to close punctures somewhat, so the punctured tube deflates slower than butyl. This may be an advantage on the road (gives you...
11-28-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,866
Posted By CMAW

Man vs cobble: 0 - 1 ...

Man vs cobble: 0 - 1

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11-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,233
Posted By CMAW

Fun thread! ...

Fun thread!


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Hell, pavement kicks back!
Nuts and tonsils changing...
11-22-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

:thumb:

:thumb:
11-20-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,670
Posted By CMAW

^^^ Classy build and attractive bike non-fixie...

^^^
Classy build and attractive bike non-fixie ! Which frame is that?
11-19-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,279
Posted By CMAW

Hey, if you can shift your bar end lever with...

Hey, if you can shift your bar end lever with your knee, riding home from the bar...
11-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,565
Posted By CMAW

Talent plus hard work, pays off all the time. ...

Talent plus hard work, pays off all the time.
Please give up your day job!
11-19-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,016
Posted By CMAW

To the Belgo-Dutch border ...

To the Belgo-Dutch border

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And across it

...
11-19-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 973,145
Posted By CMAW

Presented my Randonneur Extra in the Koga Miyata...

Presented my Randonneur Extra in the Koga Miyata thread about a year ago. Rode it a lot since then, around 4000km / 2500 miles. Has new lighting and a dynamo wheel, a replacement rear derailleur...
11-19-21, 02:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,580
Posted By CMAW

Mine wasn't that flexy and descended very well,...

Mine wasn't that flexy and descended very well, but I remember the way that fork started shuddering when I pulled the brake lever at speed, almost scary. The bike cleaned up nicely when I got it,...
11-14-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By CMAW

Brilliant! Nervex lugs like you've never seem...

Brilliant! Nervex lugs like you've never seem them before. Is there any symbolic meaning to that headbadge?
11-14-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,795
Posted By CMAW

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Stick em on your Alter! Not just post-me-too hideous.
11-12-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By CMAW

Thanks, but a Tallux is really too tall for what...

Thanks, but a Tallux is really too tall for what I need.
11-11-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By CMAW

I have a Pearl 9 with a 26 clamp, looking for...

I have a Pearl 9 with a 26 clamp, looking for 25,4 (Sjs only has 26 clamp). The other link is ridiculously expensive even without import duty VAT etc.
11-11-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By CMAW

WTB, WTT: Nitto stem

I'm looking for a Nitto stem with the triangular clamp nut, so either a Pearl, NP or (short) Technomic DX
...
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