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07-18-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By bargo68

Your tire choices sound kosher for the...

Your tire choices sound kosher for the "cruiser/commuter" style you are going for. Let me add Schwalbe Fat Frank to the mix. Here they are on my 1983 Miyata Ridge Runner. They are listed as 26 x...
07-17-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,806
Posted By bargo68

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top...

I believe, for 1983, that this represents the top 'o the line for Univega.

I believe....

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Forum: Foo
07-07-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,388
Posted By bargo68

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA! Don't...

16 oz. of Fairfax, Ca's finest OG IPA!
Don't mind if I do.....



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06-27-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,230,486
Posted By bargo68

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle!...

Only if you tell me how to pronounce your handle! :twitchy:

Original tires! I've only toodled around on this bike and I plan on putting something nicer on; maybe Maxxis
DTH's or somesuch......
06-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7,873
Views: 2,230,486
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All...

Finally finished this rebuild yesterday. All original save for the crankset and chain wheels. Originally had a 180mm Sugino Super Maxy. Like the TA Cyclotourist, not the BMX one. Sold that on 'thbay...
06-20-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,485
Posted By bargo68

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!! ...

LET ME SEE YOUR WAR FACE!!!!!!!!
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06-13-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 120,089
Posted By bargo68

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57...

Just finished putting the final tweaks on this 57 cm 1986 DX-5000 this weekend. Grape dust!!!
...
05-31-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,237
Posted By bargo68

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge! ...

Loving the ride on my 75 Pyuuuuuge!


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Forum: Commuting
05-17-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,582
Posted By bargo68

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2...

My commute is just under 25 miles one way. 48.2 round trip, to be precise. I work 4 days a week (Mon-Thurs) and I ride 3 of them usually. If I'm feeling haggard, I'll drop a day and only do 2. I try...
05-01-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 40,399
Posted By bargo68

Just made it over 6! ...

Just made it over 6!
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05-01-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By bargo68

I would say the chain is the least of your...

I would say the chain is the least of your worries. I would be more concerned about the hubs, bottom bracket, headset, seatpost and rear derailleur.
It's a Riv, so you spent some coin; it's worth...
04-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By bargo68

^^^ true enough^^^ Seriously tho, if the...

^^^ true enough^^^

Seriously tho, if the pics are after a cleaning, those bearings look a little rough. They need another round with the mineral spirits, but I would replace them with new, loose...
04-25-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By bargo68

Free-ball it, man! Break your rusty cage!

Free-ball it, man!
Break your rusty cage!
04-18-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By bargo68

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross...

I used to ride 28mm Gatorskins on my Surly Cross Check as a commuter. I weigh 160-165 and I never put more than 80 psi in either tire. It was usually 70 F, 80 R. I moved on from them seeking an...
04-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,079
Posted By bargo68

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03-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,681
Posted By bargo68

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!

Sweet Jesus man, SYNTAX!
03-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,681
Posted By bargo68

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist...

This dude has been cluttering up SF Craigslist with his tripe for about a year now. I was surprised to see him posting here to be honest.
03-14-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,333
Posted By bargo68

No choice for "I love the..." c'mon! ...

No choice for "I love the..."
c'mon!

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03-13-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 971
Posted By bargo68

This is the best place to start and some of the...

This is the best place to start and some of the wisest advice I've read on these forums points to this as being the best goal.
If you're out there riding and loving it, you are helping your heart...
03-05-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By bargo68

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???

REI house brand. Maybe made by Panasonic???
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,705
Posted By bargo68

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be...

Nope, sorry. I've used both and they couldn't be more different. Panaracer GK slicks do ride wonderfully, but wear out very quickly. I was getting about 1000-1200 mile a tire (on 700 x 38's) until...
01-29-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 62,904
Views: 9,582,269
Posted By bargo68

4 brake pads for $79.96??? Hoods for$119.99??? ...

4 brake pads for $79.96???
Hoods for$119.99???

It's a little petty to carp about a stranger's misfortune, but it's also a little galling to see a total stranger get taken to the cleaners getting...
01-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By bargo68

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01-28-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By bargo68

No bikes in the bedroom!

No bikes in the bedroom!
01-24-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,602
Posted By bargo68

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through...

Yeah, my scant knowledge of the Move is through the much more obvious ELO connection. I've got some back catalog searching to do. Got a rainy day here in Nor Cal so I'm off to the YouTube!
Just to...
01-24-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,602
Posted By bargo68

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!

Dang! Thanks for schoolin' me!
01-23-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,602
Posted By bargo68

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man." ...

Like Robin Zander sez, "I'm a California man."
Anything below 30 F is a no go.
01-23-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,959
Posted By bargo68

Drope the hamer. It's when your attack is so...

Drope the hamer.

It's when your attack is so badass you forget how to spell.
01-17-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,672
Posted By bargo68

"Yo, you Angie, pick up that blood!"

"Yo, you Angie, pick up that blood!"
01-17-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 23,111
Posted By bargo68

My midlife crisis bike. ...

My midlife crisis bike.

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12-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,147
Posted By bargo68

Mini/half fenders. Just.....why? ...

Mini/half fenders.
Just.....why?

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12-14-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,005
Posted By bargo68

too soon.

too soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,803
Posted By bargo68

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through...

I wish! About 4/5 miles of my commute is through an industrial neighborhood with 5 train track crossings, sometimes heavy detritus (even in the middle of the lane) and I commute home after dark. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20,091
Views: 4,433,803
Posted By bargo68

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma...

Gonna try the Flataways on these extra light Soma Supple Vitesses. My commuter has Gatorskins right now and I'm hankering for a softer, grippier ride. We'll see.

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12-02-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 42,241
Posted By bargo68

The Tank. ...

The Tank.

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Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 445,353
Posted By bargo68

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009. ...

Some shots from Rajasthan India, 2009.


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11-28-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,591
Posted By bargo68

1975 Peugeot PR 10 ...

1975 Peugeot PR 10

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11-16-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,205
Posted By bargo68

Nope-it's for real. They came stock on the 1986...

Nope-it's for real. They came stock on the 1986 Schwinn Peloton as well. Takes a special bottom bracket, though, so I hope yours is still fine cuz they're spendy.
Nice bike, BTW!!
11-14-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By bargo68

Ask this guy: ...

Ask this guy:


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11-14-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,481
Posted By bargo68

This.

This.
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,305
Posted By bargo68

I'll see your AC/DC and raise you one Diamond...

I'll see your AC/DC and raise you one Diamond Dave!

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Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By bargo68

A diuretic at best.

A diuretic at best.
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 445,353
Posted By bargo68

That is the Wat Phra Kaew (temple of the Emerald...

That is the Wat Phra Kaew (temple of the Emerald Buddha) in Bangkok. You can't take a bad shot there!
Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By bargo68

We lost 2 heavyweights this month. ...

We lost 2 heavyweights this month.

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Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 445,353
Posted By bargo68

Miscellany on Sunday. ...

Miscellany on Sunday.

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Forum: Foo
11-01-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 445,353
Posted By bargo68

Great stuff from everybody! Very glad I found...

Great stuff from everybody! Very glad I found this corner of the forum.
Some from Oaxaca.

...
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4,999
Views: 445,353
Posted By bargo68

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Forum: Commuting
10-26-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,352
Posted By bargo68

Took some hand strength (I try to never use...

Took some hand strength (I try to never use levers to mount tires), but no worse than Continentals. I was mounting them on H Plus Sons TB14 rims. Nowhere near as bad as some Panaracer Pasela Tour...
10-25-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 11,973
Posted By bargo68

Asking someone to help you out is most definitely...

Asking someone to help you out is most definitely not unethical.
Expecting someone to help you out certainly can be.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,352
Posted By bargo68

So here's the Marathons on and ready for...

So here's the Marathons on and ready for tomorrow's commute. We're actually having our power shut off by PG&E tonight due to a high fire hazard posed by high winds. Looks like tomorrow will not be...
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