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06-28-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By Curtis Odom

Turned 63

Well I completed my 100 mile ride for my 63rd birthday. It was heaps of fun and I will do it again....
06-25-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,444
Posted By blacknbluebikes

I've pretty much decided that exercise is...

I've pretty much decided that exercise is mandatory for aging gracefully. Whether it's about brain health, gut biome health or immune system health, these are not things I want to lose. I see 93...
06-24-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,948
Posted By Tomm Willians

I was chatting with a friend last night following...

I was chatting with a friend last night following a ride whod done that one, says its no joke.
06-22-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,444
Posted By jppe

Before I respond, do you relate better to kind,...

Before I respond, do you relate better to kind, positive encouragement or kick your ass motivation?
06-22-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 594
Posted By gugie

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing...

Andy_K gave me the proper procedure for repairing Crank Brothers pedals (https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-B5SlN_kdqL8/Uk6ZKn6E3mI/AAAAAAAARbE/Iin8BFu4xFo/s320/CBmanual.jpg). One would think that something...
06-16-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By northbend

A cool little connector/shortcut I take to avoid...

A cool little connector/shortcut I take to avoid the busy Preston-Fall City road when I drop into the lower valley from Lake Alice.
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06-16-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By Sluggo

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Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee.
06-15-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By Roger M

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06-14-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By Johno59

Dawn in East Anglia

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0500 on the way to work
06-13-21, 07:05 PM
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Views: 1,917,784
Posted By gaucho777

I met up with davester and a couple of others for...

I met up with davester and a couple of others for a fun 40 miles or so around the Berkeley/Oakland Hills. We headed south up into the hills and along the ridgeline before connecting to some unpaved...
06-10-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By CMAW

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga...

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga and headed south for a day trip that was supposed to happen on the second Sunday of April. Empty roads only.
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06-04-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,702
Posted By SurferRosa

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04-01-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By CMAW

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean...

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean cobble stretches on the road to Lige.

...
03-30-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,329
Posted By repechage

Interesting perspective I think has a bunch of...

Interesting perspective I think has a bunch of holes, but a more basic question, this is the Classic and Vintage section of Bikeforums, why are you here?
03-30-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,329
Posted By nlerner

Back in the day, we liked the occasional...

Back in the day, we liked the occasional collision of a steel level top tube and our junk.
03-29-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,329
Posted By SurferRosa

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p
03-28-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,704
Posted By BCAC

Chuckle away. Im primarily a very avid road...

Chuckle away.

Im primarily a very avid road cyclist and occasionally a blue and easy black single track rider, on a mtb. At my mediocre trail riding skill levels, clipless offers me no advantages...
03-15-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,674
Posted By BCAC

Thats why I started my post off with the words...

Thats why I started my post off with the words In my view.

The Dude abides....
03-06-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By non-fixie

Officially called Mill Road, unofficially dubbed...

Officially called Mill Road, unofficially dubbed the Cow Poo Path, because of, well, you know. Not much of an issue this time of year, though.
...
01-19-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By southpawboston

Wow, this is a great thread. So many beautiful...

Wow, this is a great thread. So many beautiful roads! Here are some that I've ridden around MA/NH/VT/NY:

NYS Catskills:
...
01-17-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By Helldorado

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On the Banks-Vernonia trial (Oregon)

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01-08-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By steelbikeguy

a bit of freezing rain, followed by some snow,...

a bit of freezing rain, followed by some snow, has really improved the looks of the bare trees around here!

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Just gotta watch...
01-08-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By northbend

The reality of Winter rides in the PNW. Usually...

The reality of Winter rides in the PNW.
Usually above freezing, wet roads, low clouds and light rain.
Fenders make it much more enjoyable.
It makes for some moody scenery here in my wet corner of...
12-23-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 24,139
Posted By Buddy Hall

Oh, forgot to mention my road bike - a 1981...

Oh, forgot to mention my road bike - a 1981 Raleigh Super Course. It goes by the name of "Sir Walter," which just seemed appropriate. Sir Walter was lost in a warehouse from 1981 - 2007 when I...
12-16-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's a kinda nutty looking bridge- I keep...

That's a kinda nutty looking bridge- I keep thinking you'd be on the lookout for Cactus Jack to be standing on the top, lookin' to drop an elbow and win the cage match.
12-16-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By jonwvara

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Somewhere between Selma and Uniontown, Alabama. A little ways beyond here,...
12-15-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By hokiefyd

Pardon the modern fat bike, but this is one of...

Pardon the modern fat bike, but this is one of the better gravel road pictures I've taken lately. This is from a few months ago in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
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12-15-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By amedias

Autumnal leaves = greasy corner! ...

Autumnal leaves = greasy corner!

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12-11-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,338
Posted By canklecat

Skeptical about actual lab research and...

Skeptical about actual lab research and methodical trials.

Credulous about rumors.

Murika.
12-11-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,606
Posted By Roger M

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From a ride out in the Snohomish Valley in a warmer season ...
12-10-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,338
Posted By skookum

You can find all this information online if you...

You can find all this information online if you so desire.




To know what?

Most adverse effects show up in the first weeks after vaccination. All of these trials had to wait at least two...
11-09-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,170
Posted By daka

Sentimental value? My father was sent to France...

Sentimental value? My father was sent to France in WWII and fell in love with Europe. After the war was over he went back and rode a late '40s Raleigh all over. When he married my mother, they did...
10-26-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,148
Posted By gugie

Naw, OP sez Isentort, famous Bay Area lawyer at...

Naw, OP sez Isentort, famous Bay Area lawyer at that time.
10-18-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By The Golden Boy

Why? There's 9 million and twenty seven...

Why?

There's 9 million and twenty seven decent derailleurs in the world, out of that there's a few hundred that are really good and out of that there's still 94 that are REALLY good. Why play...
10-08-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,279
Posted By jppe

Natchez Trace Parkway Done! 160 miles Today

Day 4 Natchez Trace Parkway & 440 Miles Done!! 160 miles from Kosciusko to Natchez today!

It took a monster day of riding but we finished the Natchez Trace Parkway this afternoon which was a day...
09-09-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,781
Posted By GlennR

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving...

My philosophy is "as long as you're moving forward, you're doing great".

Last month I took a break on a MUP and struck up a conversation with another rider. He was obese and I guess in his 50's....
08-15-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,609
Posted By Wildwood

To make those 17 miles less boring....

....you just need more bikes to mix it up.


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08-12-20, 07:02 PM
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Views: 7,762
Posted By BFisher

Would also serve well as a personal profile on a...

Would also serve well as a personal profile on a dating app.
07-28-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,422
Posted By nlerner

Clearly, you all need to think bigger: ...

Clearly, you all need to think bigger:
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07-27-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,237
Posted By Narhay

No actually it looks almost unused. Look at those...

No actually it looks almost unused. Look at those brake tracks and...oh, right, uh, yes, looks like trash. Yes.
07-27-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,237
Posted By nomadmax

Tell yourself it had a dent in the top & down...

Tell yourself it had a dent in the top & down tubes and the seat post was stuck ;)
06-11-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,393
Posted By daoswald

This conversation is about as helpful as the one...

This conversation is about as helpful as the one where drivers band together to rant about cyclists, with our spandex and rolling-stops. I would not indict all trucks anymore than I would want to be...
06-11-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 18,393
Posted By BobbyG

It's not the vehicle, its the driver.

It's not the vehicle, its the driver.
05-18-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By Kilroy1988

I haven't shot in a while, but the osage self-bow...

I haven't shot in a while, but the osage self-bow I use was made by Jaap Koppedrayer of Yumi Bows. He made all of the Japanese yumi used by the archers in The Last Samurai film and both Jaap and his...
05-17-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By jetboy

Another vintage hobby: Archery

So I know sometimes the mods allow for other vintage hobbies to be posted: often involving musical instruments or cameras- but recently I have gotten back into Archery after a 30+ year hiatus.
The...
04-26-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,583
Posted By obrentharris

My wife and I have been riding tandems for about...

My wife and I have been riding tandems for about 25 years. Now days we ride once or twice a week for between 20 and 40 miles. She has a heart condition that slows her down some, so she seldom rides...
04-26-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,583
Posted By non-fixie

Married life is easy for me, bike-wise. She likes...

Married life is easy for me, bike-wise. She likes riding, I like bikes. We both like touring vacations and C&V events.

Mrs non-fixie at L'Eroica in Tuscany last fall:
...
04-25-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By wrk101

Honor Blackman was the BEST Bond girl ever, in...

Honor Blackman was the BEST Bond girl ever, in the best Bond movie ever. Period. Add in the first woman in the Avengers, and even in Jason and the Argonauts.
03-24-20, 05:40 PM
03-18-20, 06:54 AM
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Views: 5,263
Posted By BillyD

This thread is or should be about California as a...

This thread is or should be about California as a place to cycle if you’re 65+, NOT a general review of the pros and cons of the state. This is a cycling forum. Let’s get back on topic please. ...
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