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02-23-24, 10:33 PM
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Posted By bironi

Perhaps align with those giant bolt heads behind...

Perhaps align with those giant bolt heads behind the bike?
Two convenient vertical lines.
Stand back and squint your eyes ever so slightly.
These simple tricks work for me when I give a damn....
02-21-24, 06:59 PM
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Views: 41,356
Posted By bironi

Also classified as real cute!

Also classified as real cute!
02-21-24, 05:40 PM
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Posted By bironi

Thank you. It didn't look like an effective...

Thank you.
It didn't look like an effective bike stand.
Perhaps he/she wants to go surfboarding soon, hence the bike sale.
02-19-24, 01:20 AM
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Posted By bironi

I'd work on your otb's form. Have to have some...

I'd work on your otb's form.
Have to have some style.
Have a good ride.
02-14-24, 01:36 AM
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Views: 656
Posted By bironi

Hey, whatever works for you. I prefer fixed for...

Hey, whatever works for you.
I prefer fixed for control, but single for speed.
I have a multi-geared bike that comes out for other purposes.
It all works.
02-10-24, 11:27 PM
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Posted By bironi

Welcome to the ride. Nice bike and pic. I'd...

Welcome to the ride.
Nice bike and pic.
I'd bet with a couple adjustments, I might ride away on that with a smile.
Keep your eye on that!
02-10-24, 09:31 PM
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Posted By bironi

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2529_3c73d04ee306cccd5c76e8825f86bf8f47b99a6c.jpg...
02-05-24, 12:38 AM
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Posted By bironi

You're tougher than I as well. Those bars look...

You're tougher than I as well.
Those bars look like hand chillers.
If that was your kit today, the booties might be the only thang that would keep one part of my body warm.
Put me in the softcore...
01-25-24, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By bironi

Puzzling likely due to poor wording. The point...

Puzzling likely due to poor wording.
The point I was trying to make is that it took me 3-4 years to figure out how best to open and close my pit zippers on my rain jacket.
"Slow on the Draw",...
01-25-24, 01:23 AM
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Posted By bironi

My good riding buddy went an hour+ out of his way...

My good riding buddy went an hour+ out of his way to avoid driving over that span.
I like the bridge, but understand his trepidation.
Very nice pics.
Thanks.
01-24-24, 04:22 PM
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Posted By bironi

Is the cat included?

Is the cat included?
01-23-24, 11:43 PM
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Views: 446
Posted By bironi

Learn something new everyday?

Sometimes it is not one day, but a few years.
I'm riding today in my more robust rain jacket, it's much warmer today than recent cold temps so I unzip my pit zippers.
On this day I do so with one...
01-17-24, 08:55 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,231
Posted By bironi

Sheldon Brown's wife Harriet Fell

I have read several cycling books over the years that brought me pleasure and insight.
Most have faded in my mind.
But the one story I have kept bookmarked for years is Harriet Fell's story of her...
01-16-24, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By bironi

I can sleep well tonight knowing that lovely bike...

I can sleep well tonight knowing that lovely bike is well beyond my height.
Thanks for the bike porn.
01-15-24, 09:05 PM
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Posted By bironi

The picture was taken at the Washington State...

The picture was taken at the Washington State Capital in Olympia, Wa.
It's a replication of a fountain in Tivoli Park in Copenhagen.
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01-15-24, 01:13 PM
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Posted By bironi

Cold ride on Sunday. ...

Cold ride on Sunday.

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12-16-23, 12:37 AM
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Views: 41,905
Posted By bironi

so nice

I met you both on Cino a year or so later, you were a joy to chat with in between the suffering.
Thank you for the experience.
Byron
11-22-23, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21,526
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Posted By bironi

I'm sure you'll receive a much more detailed...

I'm sure you'll receive a much more detailed explanation.
My guess is that he knows the city from the saddle of many bicycles.
He has an eye and camera perspective of public art.
All of which I...
11-18-23, 11:43 PM
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Posted By bironi

I rode by that Green Lake gym/pool for many...

I rode by that Green Lake gym/pool for many years. To the left is a public outdoor basketball court where Shawn Kemp would draw a crowd to play a pickup game with the locals when he was a star with...
11-12-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By bironi

Maybe it's my age, but I liked that perspective. ...

Maybe it's my age, but I liked that perspective.
It was nice to see the concern and kindness from the medical staff.
Although the team support staff wanted anybody who might stay upright and pedal...
11-10-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 910
Posted By bironi

Thank you Hobbiano. I had to be patient with...

Thank you Hobbiano.
I had to be patient with the initial wobbly film shots, but was glad I gave it the time.
Byron
11-10-23, 12:43 AM
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Posted By bironi

it's an old bike with a teen problem

A bad case of acne.
I don't know the products to recommend, but I can relate sometimes.
10-31-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,328
Posted By bironi

There is this tool out there to answer your...

There is this tool out there to answer your gearing/cadence questions.
With my failing memory it comes into use frequently.
I just checked, I thought I was ~68 gi, but was 62.5 gi.
I have a couple...
10-20-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,328
Posted By bironi

it gets hotter than the hinges of hell in the...

it gets hotter than the hinges of hell in the summer

I like that phrase, but I'm in the PNW, so anything nearing that experience is out of my world.
10-20-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By bironi

Once you're used to the fixed the track stand is...

Once you're used to the fixed the track stand is easier than the freewheel. Sit on the saddle when you have the standing nervous thing nailed.
10-04-23, 09:29 PM
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Posted By bironi

like the bike, but a ?

Would you please give a context to George Orwell's quote.
Things get very muddled with search words and phases.
Thank you,
Byron
09-23-23, 10:03 PM
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Posted By bironi

today alone in the rain

https://i.imgur.com/6iAw538.jpg

It was a nice ride and post-ride.
Light rain, but the heavy stuff is ahead this week.
We need it.
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09-22-23, 10:50 PM
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Posted By bironi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK5G8fPmWeA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cK5G8fPmWeA

No pics, but the day was special.
In our hood, PNW weather has been unusually dry.
Drought is where we have been classified and it looks like it to...
09-17-23, 06:26 PM
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Posted By bironi

Saturday rest stop. ...

Saturday rest stop.

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08-31-23, 03:26 PM
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Posted By bironi

I was in the same traffic backup, quite the...

I was in the same traffic backup, quite the stunt.
It certainly did P...off many that morning!
08-15-23, 11:57 PM
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Posted By bironi

nice place to be dropped and lost. where were...

nice place to be dropped and lost. where were you, I might know the hood.
Thanks,
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08-10-23, 11:15 PM
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Posted By bironi

That is doctorate level entitlement. ...

That is doctorate level entitlement.
Unfortunately I interpreted the photo per your explanation.
08-01-23, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,535
Posted By bironi

silly design challenge

I have installed some unneeded Simplex retro-friction shifters on my fixed gear.
They are currently just a nostalgic reminder of my love for their effectiveness.
Our local multi-talented frame...
08-01-23, 05:52 PM
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Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

I know

and love them too.
Thanks,
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08-01-23, 11:38 AM
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Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

I rode this one

My blue De Rosa.

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07-31-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

Today I rode to my closest auto parts store to...

Today I rode to my closest auto parts store to buy fluids for a 2003 Park Avenue that will be used next week for a trip to the Olympic Peninsula.
It took two trips totaling 20 ish mile.
I bought a...
07-29-23, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21,526
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Posted By bironi

Madrona tree, the bark sheds also.

Madrona tree, the bark sheds also.
07-28-23, 02:12 AM
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Posted By bironi

That is funkadelic!

That is funkadelic!
07-27-23, 09:14 AM
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Posted By bironi

You're too tall

I'd like to know your address if you were my size.
Beautiful bunch!
07-26-23, 09:16 PM
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Views: 6,574
Posted By bironi

Your pic of two feet is my fave. Thanks!

Your pic of two feet is my fave.
Thanks!
07-25-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,574
Posted By bironi

I can relate, having sagged after lunch first day...

I can relate, having sagged after lunch first day after going down three times.
I've never been down in five previous rides.
I also sagged up nine mile hill.
I did feel pretty good at the end of...
07-25-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By bironi

Keep the crinkled/cracked paint if it matches...

Keep the crinkled/cracked paint if it matches your skin, it does mine.
Enjoy!
07-04-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

Today's Independence Day ride of 25 miles with...

Today's Independence Day ride of 25 miles with good eats and libations post-ride.
I don't get why we can't set our bikes down, take our helmets off, remove our sun glasses, and put an arm over the...
07-04-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

I'd like to jump on that for a flattish spin.

I'd like to jump on that for a flattish spin.
07-02-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21,526
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Posted By bironi

50 year old bones are a good time to ride these...

50 year old bones are a good time to ride these roads.
Some may do it 20+ years later.
I hope you are in the remaining group at the crest.
Just keep posting the good pics!
Enjoy!
07-02-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,562
Views: 951,782
Posted By bironi

Matt, I'm amazed. You have to balance your...

Matt,
I'm amazed.
You have to balance your weight and the combined weight.
Kudos to you and Mario.
I'd be dead in a ditch on the left.
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06-20-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,115
Posted By bironi

That's a lot of trust in yourself. I'm also over...

That's a lot of trust in yourself. I'm also over 70, but I prefer clipless pedals with easy entry and exit. I have a partial knee replacement 10+ yrs ago. I release my feet from the pedals on steep...
06-02-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

Thank you, I don't get around much especially...

Thank you,
I don't get around much especially in the young racing world.
I love to be reminded of the world outside of mine.
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05-31-23, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

Nice bike, but I can't read the make. Old eyes...

Nice bike, but I can't read the make.
Old eyes are curious.
Thanks much.
04-21-23, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21,526
Views: 2,980,847
Posted By bironi

Perty bike!

Perty bike!
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