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05-03-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By Biker395

Welcome back! I have read of this. ...

Welcome back!



I have read of this. Pretty great stuff ... like a natural bypass. :thumb:

You're in a good situation ... you love what you do and are good at it. But at the same time,...
04-30-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By OldRonin

Back after a long absence

It's been a while since I've posted to bikeforuns.net and I'm posting from a new account since I can't find
any info on the old one. A lot has happened since then as well.

Life got in the way...
04-19-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,103
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't think I could ride that in a straight...

I don't think I could ride that in a straight line on flat ground.
02-04-23, 02:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,215
Posted By Mad Honk

The Campy Virus is a very strong infection and is...

The Campy Virus is a very strong infection and is virtually impossible to cure. It can be held at bay for short periods of time, but it will and does come back even stronger than before. Be very...
11-19-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 942
Posted By jdawginsc

You might wish to get to ten in the same thread...

You might wish to get to ten in the same thread so there arenít too many threads.
09-25-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By Jumpski

Enjoying any ride regardless of the distance is...

Enjoying any ride regardless of the distance is key:). As long as your comfortable at 75-85 rpm life is good. Have fun, and take care!
09-20-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,579
Posted By don compton

That's what I did in the past. But it seems like...

That's what I did in the past. But it seems like that 80 is the new 90.
04-21-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,614
Posted By davester

Touroica II ready to launch!

The terrific trio of myself, my longtime bike buddy Thor, and SquireBlack are busily prepping our bikes for a reenactment of last year's Touroica tour down the coast to Cambria. We will be meeting...
04-16-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By fabiofarelli

Today we had a nice post-covid ride in the...

Today we had a nice post-covid ride in the Netherlands.
Was great to see each other again.
...
04-15-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Eroica Training Ride

Nice bike Horace!

Today was the day to get some distance, climbing, and gravel in on the Basso. Great riding weather although there was one wind at the end. I have 3 bikes to choose from (and one...
03-27-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21,731
Views: 3,069,213
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Today was a beautiful day, I suppose, if it were...

Today was a beautiful day, I suppose, if it were set in New England or Canada or if it was January but can't say it was ideal spring riding weather. Winter is hanging on with temps in the 40's and a...
03-05-22, 02:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,182
Posted By Andy_K

I'm slow. I can build a bike from a bare frame in...

I'm slow. I can build a bike from a bare frame in about 2-3 hours. At least an hour of that time is spent looking for a tool that I just put down a few minutes earlier.

Even taking time out of the...
03-03-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,205
Posted By 75lechamp

Colnago Super Build

Hi folks, I seem to be continuing acquisition mode; here is my latest - a 1982(ish?) Colnago Super. This is only my second 'nago, the first being a Superissimo frame I bought brand new back in about...
12-31-21, 05:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,233
Posted By Jtmav

As I age I think of the line “ Happiness is good...

As I age I think of the line “ Happiness is good health and a bad memory” seems, as of today, I am enjoying both.
12-30-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,233
Posted By rsbob

I know I am old when talking to 30 and 40 year...

I know I am old when talking to 30 and 40 year olds and instead of calling me dude, they call me sir.
01-15-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,755
Posted By Speedway2

The older I get the less I care about shifting...

The older I get the less I care about shifting gears and hammering it. My best rides are solo and at my pace.
My Riding Style? I prefer to take my Single Speeds. One is 42/17 the other is 42/16....
09-23-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 842,007
Posted By jppe

How I recover after yesterdayís 68 miler ...

How I recover after yesterdayís 68 miler
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09-21-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,263
Posted By Papa Tom

For my live production work (which is rare these...

For my live production work (which is rare these days), I have to keep an eye on four iPads and an iPod Shuffle to make sure I don't leave the batteries dry for too long. For working on the local...
06-28-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By jppe

I was all dressed and headed out the door at 5:45...

I was all dressed and headed out the door at 5:45 am to beat the NC summer heat. The phone rang and it was our daughter. She started In labor so we headed over and picked up her two kids while she...
05-31-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,629
Posted By bruce19

So long and thanks for all the fish.

So long and thanks for all the fish.
05-30-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By due ruote

Maybe the Merckx frame had a separate alignment...

Maybe the Merckx frame had a separate alignment issue that the off-center bars corrected. Just brainstorming here.
05-17-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 842,007
Posted By ascherer

Yesterday during my 4-borough ride: ...

Yesterday during my 4-borough ride:

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Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,913
Posted By alo

None of us were there to see it, but maybe his...

None of us were there to see it, but maybe his turn signal was blinking because he had just changed lanes.

As cyclists we all need to be alert all of the time, and do whatever we need to do to...
02-09-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,405
Posted By Jupestar

Three Bikes, One seat post and saddle.

Three Bikes, One seat post and saddle.
02-08-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,316
Posted By tak2

floor Pump

Check out Sierra Trading Post on line. They have a Lezyne floor pump on clearance for $39.00 which lists for $70. These are very nice pumps.
02-05-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,839
Posted By Wildwood

Not a criticism in any way, but I find it ironic...

Not a criticism in any way, but I find it ironic you want original paint but are going to drill a frame to add avoid using a clamp. To each their own.

+1 the 'Carry On' comment.
01-27-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,032
Posted By P!N20

Bartali had some great quotes: Good is...

Bartali had some great quotes:

Good is something you do, not something you talk about. Some medals are pinned to your soul, not to your jacket.
01-22-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,312
Posted By 3speedslow

Sadly this is all that is left from my 70ís...

Sadly this is all that is left from my 70ís photog adventures. An early Petri Racer was always in my sack or saddle bag while I roamed around Okinawa.

I have kept the wide and telephoto screw in...
01-22-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,312
Posted By PilotFishBob

I have a few. Digital has made me a bit lazy but...

I have a few. Digital has made me a bit lazy but I still occasionally use the Nikons and Yashikas as well as drag out my developing gear to do a little B&W processing and printing. The last time I...
01-22-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By Darth Lefty

I seldom remember my dreams at all, and when I...

I seldom remember my dreams at all, and when I do, they don't make much sense. A rare exception lately seemed like the plot of a TV pilot about a mysterious disappearance. My wife has elaborate...
01-22-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,312
Posted By Sandstrom

1956 Leica M3 ...

1956 Leica M3

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01-19-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 15,477
Posted By SurferRosa

Even though c&v prices seem way down, you can't...

Even though c&v prices seem way down, you can't really tell by scouring a few big markets on craigslist. People are still trying to unload tons of crap for exorbitant prices. I offer Spokane, Wa as...
01-12-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 27,120
Views: 3,117,608
Posted By jppe

Beautiful day in NC.....sunny and blue...

Beautiful day in NC.....sunny and blue skies.....60 degree temperatures. I had to get out and bump up my average miles per ride. It had dropped to 80 miles per ride so got in another 100 miler with...
01-12-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By DaveLeeNC

Humorous 'Old Knees' Observation

I was playing golf with a also over age 70 golfer the other day and we were sharing aging joints issues. Mine are wrists and knees where his are shoulders and lower back. I was saying that with...
01-08-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,251
Posted By mgopack42

A$$ hatchet vintage saddles. I think my body...

A$$ hatchet vintage saddles. I think my body requires a cut out , or it will squawk!
01-07-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Biker395

I like to think so, but a snip of our own Pills...

I like to think so, but a snip of our own Pills and Ills thread would seem to indicate otherwise. Just sayin. :D
...
01-07-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,072
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I used to wonder why there weren't more geezers...

I used to wonder why there weren't more geezers on the trail and on the bike. Watching folks I know leave those sports gave me the answer: People break. Stuff happens. People get sick. It's attrition...
01-06-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,451
Posted By amcic1994

Even if you don't use or care about the Weather...

Even if you don't use or care about the Weather Undergound app, you may enjoy a chilling reminder to not fix what ain't broke. It's also fascinating how badly a large company can screw up an...
01-05-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By BobbyG

I usually only forget things my wife tells me,...

I usually only forget things my wife tells me, like "honey-dos", and that's if I can even hear them in the first place.
01-01-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,869
Posted By ratfink76

I built it up according to plan with full Campy...

I built it up according to plan with full Campy including seatpost:
...
12-31-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,801
Posted By CliffordK

That plate looks like it is steel, so you should...

That plate looks like it is steel, so you should be able to disassemble, straighten, and reassemble.

I'd probably use a hammer and anvil to work that.
12-31-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,124
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Given the effort required to sell them, and the...

Given the effort required to sell them, and the dealing with low ballers, I'll likely be keeping all of them.

In a perfect world, I'd like to move on from the Rudge Pathfinder, the Palo Alto...
12-27-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,474
Posted By Sojodave

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my...

In June of 2017, I was T-boned by a car on my bike. I broke my right ankle on both sides and broke my tibia/fibia/and my left shoulder. My come back has been rough. However, this year I rode over 3k...
12-27-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,795
Posted By Ogsarg

You can make all kinds of arguments for why...

You can make all kinds of arguments for why someone should or shouldn't ride on the road but at the end of the day, if you are not comfortable, it will not be enjoyable, and I think the reason most...
12-27-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,795
Posted By bikebikebike

There are more cars and even if the proportion of...

There are more cars and even if the proportion of jerks driving them is stable, there are more of them , and then add in the cocooning and distractions.

I am an urban rider and have to avoid a car...
12-21-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,081
Posted By thinktubes

Hope this helps... ...

Hope this helps...

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12-20-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 46,598
Posted By thinktubes

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12-20-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,577
Posted By mountaindave

So much truth in this thread - BF C/V is the best...

So much truth in this thread - BF C/V is the best support group ever!!

I have acquired a reputation... I went to the LBS I worked at this past summer to order some spokes and they handed me the...
12-20-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 46,598
Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
12-20-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,577
Posted By Straightblock

I don't recommend the 12 step programs. I tried...

I don't recommend the 12 step programs. I tried one and ended up with 12 bikes.
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