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01-17-23, 04:18 AM
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Posted By horatio

Good advice. Thanks.

Good advice. Thanks.
01-16-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By horatio

It is my bike, but the pad is not contacting the...

It is my bike, but the pad is not contacting the tire. It's an optical illusion from the low camera angle. This tub has had a bulge there for some time.
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By horatio

Frame and fork, with headset and BB. TSX tubing.

Frame and fork, with headset and BB. TSX tubing.
05-13-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 343
Posted By horatio

Look whos 52 this year

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05-01-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,671
Posted By horatio

My definition has changed, thanks to increased...

My definition has changed, thanks to increased traffic on nearby country roads that were once essentially safe. I’m now riding in my adjacent neighborhood. I could care less about speed and distance...
04-15-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By horatio

First ride of Spring

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Took the Super for a ride around my community. Im...
04-03-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Posted By horatio

Cool horn! I love that sound. GLWS.

Cool horn! I love that sound. GLWS.
03-16-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,828
Posted By horatio

OMG! I actually had a pair of pants exactly like...

OMG! I actually had a pair of pants exactly like those of the cover model. I even wore them!
03-05-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,380
Posted By horatio

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Love my chrome Raleigh Pro. Smooth ride.
02-20-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,118
Posted By horatio

Pretty much done for now. Needs a new chain. And...

Pretty much done for now. Needs a new chain. And black pedals.
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01-30-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,377
Posted By horatio

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My “go-to” bike is the De Rosa Professional. I’ve (long ago) posted a glamour...
01-05-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,056
Posted By horatio

Sold a way-too-large for me Ciocc Designer 84...

Sold a way-too-large for me Ciocc Designer 84 frameset to a fellow BF-er.

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01-28-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,492
Posted By horatio

Nice bike. GLWS. A price would help.

Nice bike. GLWS. A price would help.
12-25-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By horatio

Beauty. Enjoy the ride!

Beauty. Enjoy the ride!
06-28-20, 09:00 AM
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Views: 3,117,608
Posted By horatio

Twenty miles on the DeRosa this morning. Passed a...

Twenty miles on the DeRosa this morning. Passed a sunflower field. That's about as close to France as I'll get for some time. lol

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06-22-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,251
Posted By horatio

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my...

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my oldest son yesterday. He’s now the father of two.
05-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By horatio

I sold the Merckx frame to Doc a few years ago....

I sold the Merckx frame to Doc a few years ago. He sold me the Botty. lol The De Rosa has become my "gold standard," if you will. I tried to like the Paramount, but I never felt comfortable on that...
05-17-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By horatio

First ride in a month. I could not handle all the...

First ride in a month. I could not handle all the pollen this year, so I just stayed indoors! No HRM today; no cyclometer, no watch even! I think I rode about 1.5 hours, JRA. No goals. No stress....
04-04-20, 11:30 AM
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Views: 3,069,213
Posted By horatio

First ride in I don't know how many weeks, not...

First ride in I don't know how many weeks, not due to the virus, but rather being awash in POLLEN! Can you say allergic as hell? The Raleigh Pro is 50 this year.

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03-05-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,150
Posted By horatio

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For my new vintage toy.
02-17-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,316
Posted By horatio

Tried out the Lezyne today. Took me awhile to...

Tried out the Lezyne today. Took me awhile to realize the chuck (machined aluminum) screws onto the valve stem! No leaks, and I must say it's secure! :D Seems like a nice pump. Thanks for...
02-11-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,316
Posted By horatio

Thanks for all the replies. Ordered the Lezyne....

Thanks for all the replies. Ordered the Lezyne. $50 with tax and shipping. Meanwhile I’ll pursue the Blackburn warranty.
02-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,418
Posted By horatio

Try posting in the Classics and Vintage sub...

Try posting in the Classics and Vintage sub forum. Lots of us there have upgraded 80s (and older) bikes.
02-07-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,766
Posted By horatio

Sixteen weeks post-op now. My orthopedic surgeon...

Sixteen weeks post-op now. My orthopedic surgeon says I should make a full recovery sometime in the spring. I was discharged from PT in early January, but continue theraband strengthening exercises....
02-04-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,373
Posted By horatio

Welcome to the club! 61 is rapidly approaching...

Welcome to the club! 61 is rapidly approaching for me.
01-27-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,260
Posted By horatio

Sounds like a gravel bike would be ideal.

Sounds like a gravel bike would be ideal.
01-27-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By horatio

There are worse things you could do. :D

There are worse things you could do. :D
01-26-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,840
Posted By horatio

Ascherer’s twin, also turning 50 this year. ...

Ascherer’s twin, also turning 50 this year.


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01-22-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,312
Posted By horatio

Here's mine, a Nikon F ca. 1968, shot with a...

Here's mine, a Nikon F ca. 1968, shot with a Canon(!) Got the jones for one of these in high school, but never had the cash to buy. I think I paid $80 for this one. It's a little rough around the...
01-20-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,256
Posted By horatio

Sad to see this. Hope he makes a full recovery.

Sad to see this. Hope he makes a full recovery.
01-19-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,164
Posted By horatio

My jerseys are washed zippered up, inside out and...

My jerseys are washed zippered up, inside out and air-dried indoors. Same for my bike shorts. My oldest jersey is pushing 31 years. A little faded, but otherwise still my favorite. Got a pair of...
01-17-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,476
Posted By horatio

Two granddaughters.

Two granddaughters.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,544
Posted By horatio

Nice bike, but needs a drive side shot. Garage...

Nice bike, but needs a drive side shot. Garage door optional... :D
01-14-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,878
Posted By horatio

Pretty close likeness.

Pretty close likeness.
01-14-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,087
Posted By horatio

Glad you’re ok. Could have been so much worse. ...

Glad you’re ok. Could have been so much worse.

Now, how’s the bike. :D
01-14-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By horatio

I hate to see animals get hurt, but it’s not your...

I hate to see animals get hurt, but it’s not your fault.
01-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,926
Posted By horatio

Wow. Speechless. Congrats.

Wow. Speechless. Congrats.
01-03-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 23,589
Posted By horatio

Tips and advice from high-mileage folks like you...

Tips and advice from high-mileage folks like you greatly appreciated. :D
01-02-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,546
Posted By horatio

Congrats, and welcome to the club!

Congrats, and welcome to the club!
01-02-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,156
Posted By horatio

My amazing find of 2019 would be the Raleigh...

My amazing find of 2019 would be the Raleigh Professional MkI, a CL listing. My amazing BF find was the Bottecchia, from doc.

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01-01-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,476
Posted By horatio

Cleaning? What’s that? :eek:

Cleaning? What’s that? :eek:
01-01-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,795
Posted By horatio

If one looks closely enough, there is danger...

If one looks closely enough, there is danger everywhere.
12-31-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By horatio

Damn, I made a pun and didn't realize it.

Damn, I made a pun and didn't realize it.
12-31-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By horatio

C&Vers are awesome, I tell you. And, for the...

C&Vers are awesome, I tell you.

And, for the record, it's a Chorus RD, not Record. My apologies for the error.
12-31-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By horatio

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I'll try to get a shot in better light tomorrow.
12-31-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,500
Posted By horatio

When you can’t balance on a bike. Falls are not...

When you can’t balance on a bike. Falls are not good for the elderly. There’s always the option of tadpole trikes. Lots of fun.
12-25-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By horatio

16 miles today. First ride in 10 weeks. Meant to...

16 miles today. First ride in 10 weeks. Meant to take it easy, but I pushed it. Just couldnt resist. :D

It was supposed to be a shakedown ride for the Botty, but I broke the chain at one mile...
12-25-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By horatio

Got myself some classic Italian steel this year -...

Got myself some classic Italian steel this year - Bottecchia Team Record.
12-24-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,995
Posted By horatio

Here she is, almost ready for the shakedown ride....

Here she is, almost ready for the shakedown ride.


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12-23-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,995
Posted By horatio

Change your ID to Detective Dude. Its not ready...

Change your ID to Detective Dude. Its not ready for the full reveal. Patience, Grasshopper.

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