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08-18-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Wildwood

Actually, I have gone faster on this red than any...

Actually, I have gone faster on this red than any orange I've ever ridden. Must be the inline twin engine.
...
08-18-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Wildwood

they sell full zippered 'jackets', and every...

they sell full zippered 'jackets', and every order is 'custom', so a long zipper should certainly be possible.

but I have only exchanged 2 emails (over a year ago), where they said "Yes, we...
08-18-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 114
Posted By Wildwood

Well I have done it a couple dozen times. Not a...

Well I have done it a couple dozen times. Not a full restore but a refurbishment. Still have a whole lot of 'em, they are fun to ride for the investment, even tho not latest technology. Ride it first...
08-17-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 848
Posted By Wildwood

Holdsworth Special is mine. but yano, lots...

Holdsworth Special is mine.

but yano, lots of bikes fit the description from 70's -early 80's.
Especially those with centerpull Universal brakes.
08-17-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 306
Posted By Wildwood

Classic Jerseys - Merino Cycling Jerseys, Retro...

Classic Jerseys - Merino Cycling Jerseys, Retro Vintage Cycling Jerseys, Custom, Personalized Bike Jerseys (soigneur.co.nz) (https://www.soigneur.co.nz/merino-cycling-jerseys.html)


almost pulled...
08-17-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Wildwood

Old news! edit: 2X

Old news!
edit: 2X
Forum: Foo
08-17-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,123
Posted By Wildwood

Why replace grass? It grows, it turns brown, it...

Why replace grass? It grows, it turns brown, it grows, it turns brown, it grows, it turns brown. Naturally. That's nature's way.

To every thing
turn turn turn
there is a season
turn turn turn...
Forum: Foo
08-17-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,123
Posted By Wildwood

I would need almost a football field. :mad: ...

I would need almost a football field. :mad:

Tan & Brown are seasonably beautiful. :thumb:
08-17-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By Wildwood

New bike desires follow all of us. And the...

New bike desires follow all of us. And the allure of higher performance and speed. And new bikes have some obvious advantages over older bikes. Remember with a tubular set-up the biggest advantage...
08-16-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 516
Posted By Wildwood

I ride tubulars, have for years - not a commuter,...

I ride tubulars, have for years - not a commuter, not a racer. I have weighed up to 205#. I would suggest a 27+mm tire at your weight, but 25mm should also work OK. Continental Sprinter Gatorskins...
08-16-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By Wildwood

How hilly is Jersey?

How hilly is Jersey?
Forum: Foo
08-16-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,123
Posted By Wildwood

Hot enough?, get ready for more. Seattle getting...

Hot enough?, get ready for more. Seattle getting new records every summer. This year, the longest streak of 90+* days. Last year = all time record highs.

Using drinking water to grow lawn grass...
Forum: Foo
08-16-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By Wildwood

Quality thc (at least in the western USA) has...

Quality thc (at least in the western USA) has become so inexpensive it isn't worth the time and effort setting up a personal indoor grow.

There may always be a reason for exceptions.

YMMV
Forum: Foo
08-15-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By Wildwood

My son-in-law’s new Traeger rig. He’s not far, so...

My son-in-law’s new Traeger rig. He’s not far, so I bring the local single malt = he smokes.

When not eating smoked, it’s also local.
...
Forum: Foo
08-15-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 518,876
Posted By Wildwood

I like the internal structural integrity of...

I like the internal structural integrity of Mother Nature’s bigger blossoms as well as the outward beauty
...
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By Wildwood

The old bikes are an easy entry. I've got a...

The old bikes are an easy entry.
I've got a few.
Welcome.
See ya in C&V forum.


Pics of your country are great as you ride about.
08-15-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By Wildwood

I believe the 20mph number has been used to...

I believe the 20mph number has been used to justify an 'aero' road bike over a traditional 'racing' road bike - where the frame modifications favor air flow over frame weight reduction, etc
08-15-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 951
Posted By Wildwood

:deadhorse2: The speed at which air...

:deadhorse2:

The speed at which air resistance is greater than rolling resistance is far, far, far below 20mph on a road bike with tires pumped hard on a paved surface.

If riding 48+mm tires at...
08-15-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By Wildwood

We do have to jump thru pretty big hoops to...

We do have to jump thru pretty big hoops to regularly ride these little skinny saddles.
08-15-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 379
Posted By Wildwood

:thumb: the selfie must have been pre-ride...

:thumb:

the selfie must have been
pre-ride thinking about 100mi,:wtf:

instead of post-ride grinning about it. :D
Forum: Foo
08-15-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 518,876
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-13-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

yes. Baby blue not anything else. ...

yes. Baby blue not anything else.

Englishman's jersey on an Italian bike. But the colors worked, who reads jerseys?
08-13-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,256
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, too nice to stay indoors. Lower Sat traffic...

Yeah, too nice to stay indoors. Lower Sat traffic and a bit more relaxed on our 2 lanes

...
08-13-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

Always grateful to post this thread

Such a nice day (staying on pavement) deserves a vintage race bike. Even a stitched Flite I have yet to change was not an axxhatchet over ~20 mi.
...
08-13-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By Wildwood

You need wider tires than 28mm on the vintage...

You need wider tires than 28mm on the vintage Nishiki for that kind of gravel! ;) :roflmao2:
08-12-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By Wildwood

When I was your age, after a 'hard' day = a...

When I was your age, after a 'hard' day = a 'rest' day was off the bike and just the lighter work around the house & garden. Mileage was around 100/wk in 3 or 4 rides, almost every one with hills.
...
08-11-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 524
Posted By Wildwood

With a 5mm saddle height above seat tube , I...

With a 5mm saddle height above seat tube , I might make it work. :twitchy: Who needs a seat post? :D Butt, without a top tube measurement = I'm outa here. :roflmao2:
08-10-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 710
Posted By Wildwood

Here's the last pair I bought, bib shorts. It...

Here's the last pair I bought, bib shorts. It was a close-out special, but liked them enough to pay the full price next time (if I have to).

2022 One Love Stylee Band Bibs - Men/Unisex-14x – ONE...
08-10-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 530
Posted By Wildwood

'Wider is faster' depends on the 2 tires...

'Wider is faster' depends on the 2 tires compared, inflated pressure and the road surface ridden.

25 or 27mm should be faster than 23s on paved road conditions, but some people have extrapolated...
08-10-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,624
Posted By Wildwood

Waiting for a tpu tubular tire. Did I miss it?

Waiting for a tpu tubular tire.
Did I miss it?
08-09-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,769
Posted By Wildwood

Comparing the two is an apples to oranges thing -...

Comparing the two is an apples to oranges thing - pick a fruit, one will always seem preferred over the other.
08-08-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 78,066
Posted By Wildwood

Drink local, buy local, Seattle single malt,...

Drink local, buy local, Seattle
single malt, sherry cask finished
...
08-08-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 194,159
Posted By Wildwood

Jimmy John's at lunch time - Seattle. ...

Jimmy John's at lunch time - Seattle.

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08-08-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 895,568
Posted By Wildwood

Stylish - always been good at it,....... hehehe. ...

Stylish - always been good at it,....... hehehe. Especially on a chilly day.
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08-08-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,693
Posted By Wildwood

I know we are not so mtn bike focused, but...

I know we are not so mtn bike focused,
but 'bikes and icons'..... well,....
heck, he just like to Smile, Ride hard and Laugh out Loud....
08-08-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By Wildwood

Love the title. Stay off Craig’s, faceBooked,...

Love the title.
Stay off Craig’s, faceBooked, etc. = too much to buy at the $100 level - bikes, parts and novel ideas.
08-08-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,693
Posted By Wildwood

edit: Nutters are more relaxed. Top hats are...

edit: Nutters are more relaxed. Top hats are cool. Monocles not so much.
Khakis and collared on a large Grandis, classic (iconic) BFer too, IMHO....
08-08-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,393
Views: 288,882
Posted By Wildwood

No. But I was an over-gluer, and managed 2...

No.
But I was an over-gluer, and managed 2 during rides in last few years.

What do I not know, and hope never to suffer?
08-07-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,693
Posted By Wildwood

Sailor memories.... ...

Sailor memories....
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08-07-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,693
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Mt. Rainier
08-07-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,393
Views: 288,882
Posted By Wildwood

With all the bikes I'm running I'm not afraid to...

With all the bikes I'm running I'm not afraid to confess a soft spot for Rally tires. The cotton casing gives a nice damped ride, imo. A new set going on a touring Rickert.

My only current...
08-07-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 895,568
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah - I should move to Norway. anyway - a...

Yeah - I should move to Norway.

anyway - a bit skinnier, but still here and riding again this summer.
...
08-07-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

Always grateful to post this thread

Just a ride. But full sun and hot. Took a triple.
...
08-07-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26,357
Views: 2,845,256
Posted By Wildwood

Thought I should kinda test myself in full sun...

Thought I should kinda test myself in full sun and hot (for us) temps with little shade. Savior was a bit of breeze for shady stops.
...
08-07-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

thanks. Purchased a few things there. Always...

thanks.
Purchased a few things there. Always pleased w/ the products.

I get her emails, but have been avoiding the 'buying sites'. But I know where to find and fit 2 pair now.

Eclecticism...
Forum: Foo
08-07-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 518,876
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-07-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

Cherry tomato is so eclectic it should run 1...

Cherry tomato is so eclectic it should run 1 clincher and 1 tubular, just to maintain the reality of diversity hung on the frame. :love: :thumb:

edit: Where does one source blue brake bumpers for...
08-07-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

Tubular spare for clinchers.

Tubular spare for clinchers.
08-06-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19,286
Views: 2,424,488
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Been getting in a lot of shorter rides (8 -10mi) on the vintage bikes, refining saddle selection. :thumb: A few long rides on the trails. Encouraged to downsize, but they still make me smile - like...
07-31-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,544
Posted By Wildwood

I remember a former BF'er who would love :love:...

I remember a former BF'er who would love :love: this thread. Didn’t post much in 50+, tho qualified.
I think he made a few t-shirts.
...
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