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01-12-23, 05:01 PM
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Posted By rudypyatt

I really like this setup. I wish SA would bring...

I really like this setup. I wish SA would bring out a modern version of the AM hub. Conceptually, it seems that it would be straightforward to tweak the SRF3 to give closer ratios. It seems the...
12-28-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,705
Posted By rudypyatt

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2012 Windsor TimeLine from BikesDirect that I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By rudypyatt

Interesting claims by Classified. But I always...

Interesting claims by Classified. But I always thought the friction/efficiency losses for geared hubs were overstated anyway. The classic SA three speed is highly efficient, something like 98 percent...
11-28-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,913
Posted By rudypyatt

This is a very interesting bike. Along with...

This is a very interesting bike. Along with Retrospec, Handsome, and Linus, State’s offering what appeals to me about classic bikes: Fun simplicity. Sure, they lack appeal for those who prefer to...
11-25-22, 05:11 PM
11-16-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 944
Posted By rudypyatt

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Linus Gaston 3, an homage to the old club/path...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 531,855
Posted By rudypyatt

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11-08-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 587
Posted By rudypyatt

Definitely!

Definitely!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-06-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,791
Posted By rudypyatt

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Made it back out to the Atlantic, Jacob Riis Park...
10-16-22, 04:13 PM
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Views: 82,823
Posted By rudypyatt

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1924 Gibson A Junior Snakehead mandolin. I try to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By rudypyatt

OP here. Just got word that tomorrow’s ride will...

OP here. Just got word that tomorrow’s ride will be rescheduled due to weather (we’re getting the remnants of Hurricane Ian).

I will see what other rides are coming up and register for one. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By rudypyatt

Thanks! I will keep all of those tips in mind,...

Thanks! I will keep all of those tips in mind, especially re holding the line and riding predictably. We are supposed to be making a restaurant stop, so I should be okay with water and a couple of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By rudypyatt

First Group Ride Coming Up

I got riding again this summer after taking a couple of years off. I'm used to riding alone from 10 to 30 miles, but just registered for my first group ride with New York's Five Boro Bike Club. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,791
Posted By rudypyatt

It's wonderful! It was fun as a single speed...

It's wonderful! It was fun as a single speed (never flipped it over to the fixed cog) and it's REALLY fun as a three speed. For NYC, it does the job very well: I haven't had a problem with hills and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,791
Posted By rudypyatt

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Manhattan Beach, next to the Atlantic Ocean.
09-07-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,261
Posted By rudypyatt

Nice to see the real thing! For awhile, Linus...

Nice to see the real thing! For awhile, Linus made an imitation, complete with Sturmey Archer hub. Here’s mine:
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,791
Posted By rudypyatt

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Out on the Rockaway Peninsula this morning on the...
08-31-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26,679
Views: 3,897,272
Posted By rudypyatt

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The Gaston 3, with an also with an S-RF3, shifter...
08-28-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,717
Views: 371,043
Posted By rudypyatt

Just finished a nice 24 miles to and from the...

Just finished a nice 24 miles to and from the beach (Rockaway Peninsula in NYC), mostly flat. It’s nice being out there at 7 a.m.
08-26-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,028
Posted By rudypyatt

Man, 11 years ago I had a Schwinn Speedster three...

Man, 11 years ago I had a Schwinn Speedster three speed in that exact color. Heavy, but so smooth riding and fast when I cranked it up. I came home one day to find it crushed by a Mack truck that had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,914
Views: 475,791
Posted By rudypyatt

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Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
07-24-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 52,261
Posted By rudypyatt

Bumping this (favorite thread): Have any of you...

Bumping this (favorite thread): Have any of you raced crits or time trials with your club bikes, or even done a fast group ride (in other words, the way they were used back in the day)? I’m used to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 317,313
Posted By rudypyatt

No. I had a fitting done at Sid’s Bikes and the...

No. I had a fitting done at Sid’s Bikes and the fitter put a stem extension on to get the bars up level with the saddle. Weird looking, definitely, but I’ve had no problems with it in 10 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 317,313
Posted By rudypyatt

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I hope this counts. It’s a BikesDirect Windsor...
07-04-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 26,495
Views: 2,878,454
Posted By rudypyatt

Got about 14 miles in today. Felt so good to be...

Got about 14 miles in today. Felt so good to be back on the bike. Stopped at Plumb Beach en route to Floyd Bennett Field:...
06-14-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,440
Posted By rudypyatt

If you’re not in an extremely hilly area, the...

If you’re not in an extremely hilly area, the Sturmey-Archer SRF3 could be all you need. I have one on a Linus Gaston 3 (downtube shifter) and converted a Windsor TimeLine to the same hub (trigger...
08-30-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,129
Posted By rudypyatt

Go get ‘em! I just started back to riding over...

Go get ‘em! I just started back to riding over the past month. I know that hill in Prospect Park very well from when I was an avid rider a few years ago. Of course it isn’t the Ozarks or the Sierras,...
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