[RBW] Re: West Point Inn Invite - June 22 and 23

2018-06-12 Thread cyclotourist
And let me clarify, The $150 is for two nights, two dinners, two breakfasts. Lots of beer. And there's room for more than three more people, that's just the point where we start running out of bed space. We can figure out floor options past that. On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 11:11 PM, cyclotourist

[RBW] West Point Inn Invite - June 22 and 23

2018-06-12 Thread cyclotourist
Here are some of my pics from the first year we were there: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/albums/72157661872299170 If you just want to ride up on Saturday and hop on a ride up there, please consider yourself invited for that as well -- You received this message becau

[RBW] Re: White Industries 650B front wheel

2018-05-28 Thread cyclotourist
Wheel has been sold, thank you for the interest! On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 9:26 AM, cyclotourist wrote: > > > -- Forwarded message - > From: cyclotourist > Date: Mon, May 21, 2018, 8:42 PM > Subject: FS: White Industries 650B front wheel > To: > > >

Re: [RBW] Re: Riv request for store credits

2018-02-22 Thread cyclotourist
Good call on that one, Tim!!! On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 2:42 PM, Tim Butterfield wrote: > Don't worry about that Atlantis demo. It's already gone. > > > I should be receiving it soon. I guess I can end my discussion of what to > add to my Homer. > > Tim > > On Thu,

Re: [RBW] FS: Nitto Lugged S-84 Seatpost

2017-11-29 Thread cyclotourist
To sweeten the pot, I'll throw in a pair of MKS Touring pedals. Used, original bag, dustcaps are scuffed, spin like butter. What more could you want to compliment your fancy seatpost!?!!? The seatpost is amazing BTW. If I had a use for it, I'd keep it. The $100 does include shipping, so a pretty

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-11-10 Thread cyclotourist
Hi all, bike has been sold. Thanks for letting me post here, as well as helping me through the mourning process! Grief and loss, but it will be okay... :-) On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 9:49 AM, cyclotour...@gmail.com < cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks Adam, I PM'ed you the info. > > Price has

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-05 Thread cyclotourist
lbs on the bathroom >> scale. That's with pedals and cages, but without pump and tool bag. >> If desired, you could pretty easily get it down to a sub 20lbs bike with >> a lighter saddle, stem, seatpost and pedals. >> >> On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 6:37 PM, cyclotourist

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-03 Thread cyclotourist
, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > I really thought long and hard about it... one of them has to go. I like > this frame and ride more, but the other one fits fatter tires and that fits > my life more. I VERY much considered a B conversion on it, but ended up > riding my Sa

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-01 Thread cyclotourist
I really thought long and hard about it... one of them has to go. I like this frame and ride more, but the other one fits fatter tires and that fits my life more. I VERY much considered a B conversion on it, but ended up riding my Salsa w/ road+ tires/wheels, and am only 1/2 way sold on the idea.

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-01 Thread cyclotourist
It's a 'beaut, for sure! On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 7:42 AM, 'Ann L' via RBW Owners Bunch < rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com> wrote: > That bike is s beautiful. If it were my size, I would buy it in a > heart beat. > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to a topic in the

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-01 Thread cyclotourist
Hi John, my PBH is 89 and saddle heigh is 78cm. I run it ~1cm lower than normal due to IT band issues. Standover is about 86.5cm. Any other questions, send them my way! On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 6:44 AM, John G. wrote: > What's your PBH and saddle height? > > -- > You received

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: 61cm Rivendell Custom

2017-09-01 Thread cyclotourist
Guilty of all the above. The Glorius is so amaze-balls, but it gets used less than this bike... if we go somewhere we're on our tandem. She doesn't ride solo at all. She doesn't want to sell it though. :-) On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 11:39 AM, Ryan Fleming wrote: > tell

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-16 Thread cyclotourist
via RBW Owners Bunch < >>> rbw-owne...@googlegroups.com> wrote: >>> >>>> RS2...As the owner of RS1, never thought I'd see RS2 or RS3 in the >>>> wild... >>>> >>>> On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:58:00 PM UTC-4, cyclot...@gm

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-15 Thread cyclotourist
; wrote: > >> Doug, That's my friend Bryn's bike! You rode with her and Arlo at least >> once: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/4469017732/ >> >> Here's a photo to show how fast she can go on it: >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/4469041906/ >&

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-11 Thread cyclotourist
Right next door to you in Multnomah Village... go check out some ferrous eye candy!!! Seriously, they are very motivated, don't let the asking price drive anyone away! On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM, 'Beaverton Bob' via RBW Owners Bunch < rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com> wrote: > I'm just

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-10 Thread cyclotourist
Send them an email, link is in the CL posting! Let your voices be heard!!! On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:11 PM, 'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch < rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com> wrote: > At an asking price of $3800, it really needs better lighting, better > background, and better photos

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-10 Thread cyclotourist
Email them, you know you want to!!! On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Joe Bernard wrote: > That bike really needs a decent full drive-side pic. I can't see the > brifters or rear derailer. > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to a topic in the >

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: Richard Sachs(!) Rivendell on CL

2017-08-09 Thread cyclotourist
On Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:58:00 PM UTC-4, cyclot...@gmail.com > wrote: >> >> Doug, That's my friend Bryn's bike! You rode with her and Arlo at least >> once: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/4469017732/ >> >> Here's a photo to show how fast s

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-03-10 Thread cyclotourist
Gonna' be a hot one, similar to first year. Highly recommend leaving with one of the early waves! https://www.wunderground.com/weather-forecast/92373 On Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 11:26:47 AM UTC-8, Doug Peterson wrote: > > Dave: > > I'll be there with 7 of my local friends plus Hugh Smitham &

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-03-04 Thread cyclotourist
Dave, glad you can come down! And making it a family affair! Hope the reg. process went okay... I heard from Carroll that it continues to be a hassle :-( Sorry... we will be changing it to Eventbrite or something else next year! I'd say go w/ something like a 2" Nanoraptor... the original! But

[RBW] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-02-27 Thread cyclotourist
at 10:07:21 AM UTC-8, Doug Peterson wrote: > > David: > > Thanks a bunch! Look forward to doing it. > > doug > > On Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8:59:34 AM UTC-8, cyclotourist wrote: >> >> FYI, working on a 20 mile option, with good dirt and less climbing. Th

[RBW] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-02-27 Thread cyclotourist
FYI, working on a 20 mile option, with good dirt and less climbing. This will be an off the books sort of thing to keep as a backup plan! On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:02:04 PM UTC-7, cyclotourist wrote: > > Calendared it for March 18th! > > http://redlands-strada-rossa.blogs

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-01-13 Thread cyclotourist
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[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-01-13 Thread cyclotourist
er/JlohrWine?feature=guide> > > > > [image: cid:image001.jpg@01D1AAA5.671FAD30] > > > > J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is Certified California Sustainable > > > > *From:* socalallround...@googlegroups.com [mailto:socalallrounders@ > googlegroups.com] *On B

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-01-04 Thread cyclotourist
<dougpn...@gmail.com> wrote: > David: > > Do you have links to the course maps? Any changes from last year? > > doug > > On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:02:04 PM UTC-7, cyclotourist wrote: > >> Calendared it for March 18th! >> >> http://redlands-stra

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2017-01-03 Thread cyclotourist
You better make this one!!! On Tue, Jan 3, 2017 at 8:17 PM, 'Mike Schiller' via SoCal All Rounders (SCAR) <socalallround...@googlegroups.com> wrote: > paid for 100k event... looking forward to it. > > mike > > On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:02:04 PM UTC-7, cyclotourist w

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-29 Thread cyclotourist
gt; Facebook & Twitter | @JLohrWines > J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is Certified California Sustainable > > > On Dec 29, 2016, at 6:41 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > > del Rio, check! > Smitham, check! > > Lots of floor space, sofa goes to the p

Re: [RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-29 Thread cyclotourist
erners coming down need a spot, I'll yield. > > I did talk it up with Manny and Kurt Manley today. (The RSR ride, not > chateau Estes) > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Dec 29, 2016, at 6:41 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > > del Rio, check

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-29 Thread cyclotourist
. del Rio! > > > On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> I'm glad I've got your attention now!!! :-) >> >> On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 7:39 PM, ted <ted.ke...@comcast.net> wrote: >> >>> Ah, I see now. Pls

Re: [RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-28 Thread cyclotourist
ht registration didn't open until Jan 1st??? >>> >>> mike >>> >>> On Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 7:28:16 PM UTC-8, cyclotourist wrote: >>>> >>>> It's getting full, claim your spot while you can!!! >>>> >>>&g

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-28 Thread cyclotourist
l Jan 1st??? > > mike > > On Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 7:28:16 PM UTC-8, cyclotourist wrote: >> >> It's getting full, claim your spot while you can!!! >> >> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Hugh Smitham <hughs...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>>

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-28 Thread cyclotourist
It's getting full, claim your spot while you can!!! On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Hugh Smitham wrote: > Planning on it! Do I have a spot at Chez Estes? > > On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:02:18 PM UTC-7, cyclot...@gmail.com > wrote: > >> Calendared it for March

Re: [RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-21 Thread cyclotourist
Already have a PDXer thinking about checking out the event... filling up fast! On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 7:04 PM, James Warren <jimcwar...@earthlink.net> wrote: > > Slumber party! > > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Dec 21, 2016, at 7:01 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gm

Re: [RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-21 Thread cyclotourist
Yeah! Hope you can make it... and bring a friend or two! On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 6:54 PM, Philip Williamson < philip.william...@gmail.com> wrote: > I hope to make it down this year. With a geared bike, even! > > Philip > www.biketinker.com > > -- > You received this message because you are

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-21 Thread cyclotourist
Stay healthy! I'm hoping to not have any broken body parts this year! The FB event page just went up last night, and has 40 going and 120 interested in one day! On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 6:14 PM, 'Mike Schiller' via SoCal All Rounders (SCAR) wrote: > I've been

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-12-21 Thread cyclotourist
Come on out and see what all the fuss is about! On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 7:45 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > Four year veteran! > > On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Esteban <proto...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> my calendar!!! >> >> Esteban

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-09-23 Thread cyclotourist
Four year veteran! On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:29 AM, Esteban wrote: > my calendar!!! > > Esteban > San Diego, Calif. > > > On Friday, September 9, 2016 at 11:02:18 PM UTC-7, cyclot...@gmail.com > wrote: >> >> Calendared it for March 18th! >> >>

Re: [RBW] 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-09-12 Thread cyclotourist
Easy-peasy, Bill! Just plan enough time to make it down... that six hour drive can easily turn into eight or 10 on a Friday afternoon! :-/ Joe, I've longed hoped to get a solid cohort coming down from the Greater Bay Area! If you're at all going to drive six hours to go ride your bike, this is

[RBW] 2017 Redlands Strada Rossa

2016-09-10 Thread cyclotourist
Calendared it for March 18th! http://redlands-strada-rossa.blogspot.com/2016/09/march-18-2017.html Hope to see some familiar faces this spring! -- Cheers, David Member, Supreme Council of Cyberspace "it isn't a contest. Just enjoy the ride." - Seth Vidal -- You received this message

Re: [RBW] Re: 700X42C Tire Recommendation

2016-09-07 Thread cyclotourist
Leslie, I have MSOs and my Quickbeam... GREAT tires! Don't need the tread though, and want the extra 2mm if I can get it! So, I obsessively swapped out tires in the dark tonight (no lights in bike shed!). The Nomads I forgot I had (first world problems) fit perfectly! A purely subjective, five

Re: [RBW] Re: 700X42C Tire Recommendation

2016-09-07 Thread cyclotourist
Wow, that would be something! I'd like those! On Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 5:01 PM, Evan Baird wrote: > Compass has a new 44ish wide coming out right? Might clear on a narrower > rim I bet. > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to a topic in the > Google

Re: [RBW] 700X42C Tire Recommendation

2016-09-07 Thread cyclotourist
Thanks D, B, & G! I haven't heard of the Conti Speed Rides or the Soma Shikoros... thanks for putting them on the radar! Forgot about the Gravel Kings, I know they're supposed to be really good. I might not be able to fit anything with any knobs on it though... that 42mm clearance is going to be

Re: [RBW] Re: 700X42C Tire Recommendation

2016-09-06 Thread cyclotourist
Nomads! I forgot about those... and I have a pair in the cellar even! Brilliant! I wonder if I could fit the 50mm (45 actual) Supremes. I don't think I have quite enough room for that. 42mm is about my max. Cazadero and R are going to be too big, but also meatier than I need. This is an around

[RBW] Re: FS: Quickbeam Suzue Rear Wheel $50

2016-08-30 Thread cyclotourist
Wheel has been sold, sorry to not post that earlier. On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 6:38 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > Stock rear wheel from an orange-era 'Beam. Wheel, SS freewheel, and > quick-release. > $50 + actual shipping via bikeflights.com (should be n

[RBW] Re: FS: Quickbeam Wheelset

2016-08-20 Thread cyclotourist
Sold, and soon to be shipped across the continent! On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 8:23 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > Rivendell original Quickbeam wheelset. Suzue tall flange hubs. 32 spokes. > Freewheel included, but q/r skewers are not. Low mileage, dry California

[RBW] FS: Quickbeam Wheelset

2016-08-19 Thread cyclotourist
://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/28805959216 https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/28805961006/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/29098869245/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/29066273766/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/28480654923/ -- Cheers, David Member

[RBW] FS: Quickbeam Suzue Rear Wheel $50

2016-08-07 Thread cyclotourist
Stock rear wheel from an orange-era 'Beam. Wheel, SS freewheel, and quick-release. $50 + actual shipping via bikeflights.com (should be no more than $30). Would love to partial trade for a Phil Wood q/r front hub in shiny condition. https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/28805959216/ https

Re: [RBW] Ibex Sale

2016-07-26 Thread cyclotourist
Thanks, Eric! On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:50 AM, Eric Norris wrote: > Lots of wool stuff on sale over at Ibex: > >

Re: [RBW] Re: Odds of a Fully lugged tandem happening?

2016-07-18 Thread cyclotourist
Bob Brown will build any tandem you ask for: http://www.bobbrowncycles.com/gallery_tandem.htm On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 7:15 PM, Will wrote: > I'm guessing Riv, having made tandem design work, would accept custom > orders. > > They might have to fudge with some filet

Re: [RBW] Re: Hubbuhubbuh tandem Pre-order is live

2016-07-07 Thread cyclotourist
Rayn, you are awesome! Just thought it needed to be said! On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 12:52 PM, Abcyclehank wrote: > Blakcloud, > > Where in Canada are you? I plan on picking mine up and driving back to > Michigan if delivery would help you avoid the surcharges of shipping etc.

Re: [RBW] Re: Hubbuhubbuh tandem Pre-order is live

2016-07-07 Thread cyclotourist
This is such a tough call... I have a perfectly good $600 tandem collecting dust in the garage. It gets used maybe four times a year. And it's set up pretty nicely, seen here set up with Little Big Bens: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/23046471715/in/photostream/lightbox/ I really want

Re: [RBW] Re: PSA: 58cm Ram & 58cm RBW Custom on Los Angeles/OC Craigslist

2016-07-05 Thread cyclotourist
Great bikes! On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 12:04 PM, dougP wrote: > I'm not far from seller's location & glad to assist in any useful way. I > ride a 58 cm Atlantis, am 5'10" with a 85 cm PBH. Adrenaline Bikes in > Orange does an excellent job of packing so would suggest them for

Re: [RBW] Re: Custom queue

2016-06-29 Thread cyclotourist
H^3 tandem is mighty tempting, isn't it! On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 7:49 PM, Abcyclehank wrote: > I have seriously considered that! I might just go with a 65cm Mustard Clem > and a Large tandem. The Clem could always go to my future son in law if he > proves worthy enough. >

Re: [RBW] Re: Custom queue

2016-06-29 Thread cyclotourist
I want one of what he's having! On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 4:05 PM, Esteban wrote: > I have a '99 Joe/Joe Road Custom that fits a 32 max tire. Its sublime. If I > were to jump on a custom these days, as discussed with some pals this > weekend, I'd get Legolas geometry and tubing

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW List takes over West Point Inn

2016-06-29 Thread cyclotourist
down an offer to shuttle back to the WPI!!! Wish I could have dragged this weekend out and gone for more rides with you folks up there! Even with the heat, it was fantastic! My pics from the weekend in mostly chronological order: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/albums/72157667635974003

Re: [RBW] RE: RE: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!! Proposed Ride.

2016-06-23 Thread cyclotourist
d for the Homer or for the Atlantis?Assumingn >>>> can do it all? May have to bail out as outlined previously. Might be too >>>> much climbing for moi. >>>> >>>> On Saturday, June 11, 2016, René Sterental <orthie...@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>> >>>>&

Re: [RBW] RE: RE: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!! Proposed Ride.

2016-06-23 Thread cyclotourist
I can really say that's open to anyone. I think we'll have a lot of food. If you want to just come by and say hi, please do!!! On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 9:40 AM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > If you feel up to it, just come up for dinner Saturday night! Around > 6:00, j

Re: [RBW] Re: Dirt Clem 650b: Knobby Tires and Rack Questions

2016-06-22 Thread cyclotourist
I have the Nics in 26 & 29" variety, and they're really good tires. More aggressive than Burts, less so than Dampfs. If it's going to be more hard pack and less technical, the Nics would be roll better IMHO. The Dampfs are heavier/slower but provide more traction due to their taller and more

Re: [RBW] Re: Nine Speed Index Setup

2016-06-22 Thread cyclotourist
I don't think it was mentioned, but check your derailer hanger alignment. Could be off a touch and wouldn't be noticed in friction mode. On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 8:21 AM, NickBull wrote: > Try turning the cable adjuster at the derailleur a couple or three clicks >

Re: [RBW] new to me bike day (the L.A. Quickbeam)

2016-06-21 Thread cyclotourist
Best bike ever! Congratulations! On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 7:13 PM, Patch T wrote: > Hi all, > > I'm the one who bought the LA Craigslisted Quickbeam from cool dude John in > San Pedro recently. Aside from a pretty handbuilt bicycle collection, John > has a huge record

Re: [RBW] Re: Lost Boys Ride Rivendells

2016-06-21 Thread cyclotourist
I spy the Coastal Trail. On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 7:35 PM, Deacon Patrick wrote: > “To die will be an awfully big adventure.” > > With abandon, > Patrick > > > On Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 8:09:06 PM UTC-6, Mark in Beacon wrote: >> >> Yes, but uh-oh, right before the awesome

Re: [RBW] Re: Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-21 Thread cyclotourist
The effective top tube measurements on the Hub match those of mountain bikes almost exactly. Would be easy to set one up with straight bars at seat level to mimic a MTB feel. On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 8:21 PM, 'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch wrote: > Hi

Re: [RBW] Re: How hot is your town?

2016-06-20 Thread cyclotourist
And so it begins: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Brush-Fire-Burning-Hillsides-Off-Highway-39-Above-Azusa--383670151.html (or should more accurately say, continues: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-heat-fire-red-flag-conditions-socal-20160620-snap-story.html ) On Mon, Jun 20,

Re: [RBW] Re: How hot is your town?

2016-06-19 Thread cyclotourist
Lovely Redlands, California. On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 7:17 PM, Patrick Moore <bertin...@gmail.com> wrote: > Cyclotourist: in what city do you live? My outside the door thermometer > peaked at 102, but the "official" high today for the area was 103. Cooling > down

Re: [RBW] Re: How hot is your town?

2016-06-19 Thread cyclotourist
An hour later, and now 106.5F... On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 12:58 PM, Ron Mc wrote: > Afternoons are "down" to 60% humidty (95 degrees) > > > > but it's always 15 degrees cooler in the cypress

Re: [RBW] Re: How hot is your town?

2016-06-19 Thread cyclotourist
Inland SoCal is 104F @ 12:47 ... and tomorrow is supposed to be the really hot day! On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Lungimsam wrote: > 12% humidity is icky?!?!? I don't even call that humidity. I don't think > anything can rust in 12%, can it? ;) > > It is 88F and 30%

Re: [RBW] Re: Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-17 Thread cyclotourist
And a brilliant use of a John's Irish strap! On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 1:39 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > Here's the link: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGvQYc0LxKA/?taken-by=rivbike > > On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 6:48 AM, Daniel Jackson < > daniel.seth.jac

Re: [RBW] Re: Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-17 Thread cyclotourist
Here's the link: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGvQYc0LxKA/?taken-by=rivbike On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 6:48 AM, Daniel Jackson < daniel.seth.jack...@gmail.com> wrote: > New photo up on their Instagram feed. Check it out! > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: [RBW] Victoria Hypers

2016-06-17 Thread cyclotourist
I have Hypers on one of my bikes, and find them very comparable to the Marathon Supremes. Great value in tires IMHO. On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 12:55 PM, Jay in Tel Aviv wrote: > I got a pair of these on the recent Planet X sale. Arrived and installed > today. They went on real

Re: [RBW] Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-16 Thread cyclotourist
Until he buys his own... On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 6:44 PM, James Warren <jimcwar...@earthlink.net> wrote: > Who says you'll be invited on the rides? :-) > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Jun 16, 2016, at 6:40 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > &

Re: [RBW] Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-16 Thread cyclotourist
And proportionately resistant to riding a tandem with his father. On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 6:08 PM, James Warren <jimcwar...@earthlink.net> wrote: > Jake will get taller. > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Jun 16, 2016, at 4:24 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> w

Re: [RBW] Rivendell Tandem

2016-06-16 Thread cyclotourist
I'm trying really hard to justify this! Our current tandem is set up w/ Albas, B67/68 saddles, and 700X38C Little Big Bens. It's very Riv-approved. But I LOVE the idea of getting a tandem that can fit 650X60B tires on it! The thing is, we ride our tandem maybe four times a year, so the cost/mile

Re: [RBW] Re: Suspension Losses - Now Confirmed by Other Research

2016-06-14 Thread cyclotourist
He links to the original. A heads up would have been polite I suppose. On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 2:03 PM, cyclotourist <cyclotour...@gmail.com> wrote: > This would be the original image: > https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/8622476729 > > On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:53 A

Re: [RBW] Re: Suspension Losses - Now Confirmed by Other Research

2016-06-14 Thread cyclotourist
This would be the original image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/8622476729 On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:53 AM, Shoji Takahashi <shoji.takaha...@gmail.com > wrote: > The article referenced by Jan features a French-blue Rivendell Road with > resist nomads: > http://t

Re: [RBW] Re: Suspension Losses - Now Confirmed by Other Research

2016-06-14 Thread cyclotourist
Hey, that picture does look familiar! Thanks for the heads up, Shoji! On Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 11:53 AM, Shoji Takahashi wrote: > The article referenced by Jan features a French-blue Rivendell Road with > resist nomads: >

Re: [RBW] Quickbeam / SimpleOne Sizing?

2016-06-12 Thread cyclotourist
Only if you live in DC: local pickup only (no shipping) Eric, I have an 89PBH, and own both a 60 and 62 'Beam. My 62 is a touch too big for dirt riding, so it's set up as my townie bike. The 60 is my trail bike and is great for situations where I need to put my foot down fast. My $.02: I think

Re: [RBW] RE: RE: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!! Proposed Ride.

2016-06-11 Thread cyclotourist
: https://goo.gl/maps/aK7V9Zo2Tex This is what it looks like for most of the way: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/23752943436/in/album-72157661872299170/ On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 5:13 PM, René Sterental <orthie...@gmail.com> wrote: > Marked the location. Is ther

Re: [RBW] Three Things

2016-06-05 Thread cyclotourist
1) His seat height looks really low compared to your set up. Maybe just the perspective of the pic. 2) Got nothing. 3) New cables will stretch out to their permanent length after some use. Both brake and derailer cables should be adjusted after some use. For the rear derailer, try screwing the

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-06-04 Thread cyclotourist
t a cost per person for just the dinner, it won't be much. Won't >>>> even worry about it if it's just a few people, but hoping to get a decent >>>> sized group there. >>>> >>>> Dinner Friday night is potluck. Sat a.m. breakfast leftov

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
r/JlohrWine?feature=guide> > > > > [image: cid:image001.jpg@01D1AAA5.671FAD30] > > > > J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is Certified California Sustainable > > > > *From:* socalallround...@googlegroups.com [mailto: > socalallround...@googlegroups.com] *On Behalf Of

Re: [RBW] Ride report about a 400K on an A.Homer Hilsen

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
It most definitely feels good to be alive! On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 9:27 PM, Iron Rider <1000...@gmail.com> wrote: > For those who may be interested: > > > http://eprider.blogspot.com/2016/05/spirited-rides-or-revisting-hierarchy.html > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
1.jpg@01D1AAA5.671FAD30] > > > > J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is Certified California Sustainable > > > > *From:* socalallround...@googlegroups.com [mailto: > socalallround...@googlegroups.com] *On Behalf Of *cyclotourist > *Sent:* Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:42 PM > *To

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
eyards & Wines is Certified California Sustainable > > > > *From:* socalallround...@googlegroups.com [mailto: > socalallround...@googlegroups.com] *On Behalf Of *cyclotourist > *Sent:* Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:57 PM > *To:* socalallround...@googlegroups.com > *Cc:* RBW Owne

Re: [RBW] Spring in CA

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
Thanks for putting that together and sharing. What a great adventure! On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 7:07 PM, Daniel Jackson < daniel.seth.jack...@gmail.com> wrote: > Howdy folks, > > Here are photos of a trip > this past Spring inspired and aided by many

Re: [RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
Thanks, Doug! Excited this many people can jump on board! On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 9:11 PM, dougP wrote: > This will be a super fun weekend. Thanks for getting this off the ground. > > Doug p > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[RBW] Re: [socalallrounders] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-24 Thread cyclotourist
f your favorite is >> a way to do it as well. >> >> Sleeping arrangements are somewhere in the range of hostel level. Four to >> five beds per room. Bring sheets or a bag, clean your own room, do the >> dishes, sweep the floors arrangement. Not plush, but it ain't camping.

Re: [RBW] How do you know what the VAT/duty is going to be if you buy from EU/Japan?

2016-05-20 Thread cyclotourist
Outside of the EU, you don't have to pay the VAT. So when you're looking at a vendor's site like https://www.bike24.com/ when you change your location to United States it calculates the price without the VAT included. Shipping is usually a fixed amount, around $20. Never had to pay any duty. On

Re: [RBW] Re: Slightly OT; WTB BURLEY PICCOLO

2016-05-18 Thread cyclotourist
Piccolos are absolutely the best! Bike Train: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/3399769896/ Ultra-bike train: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/1023320491 On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 7:10 PM, 'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch < rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com>

Re: [RBW] Re: First weekend of riding... ouch.

2016-05-18 Thread cyclotourist
, they're just as >> down-hill as the streets are! >> In all, 17 miles with 700 ft of elevation... pretty mellow, but bumpy. >> <https://www.strava.com/activities/576147524> >> Favorite pic from the day: >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/26414997023/

Re: [RBW] Re: First weekend of riding... ouch.

2016-05-18 Thread cyclotourist
t as >> down-hill as the streets are! >> In all, 17 miles with 700 ft of elevation... pretty mellow, but bumpy. >> <https://www.strava.com/activities/576147524> >> Favorite pic from the day: >> https://www.flickr.com/photos/cyclotourist/26414997023/ >>

Re: [RBW] Re: First weekend of riding... ouch.

2016-05-16 Thread cyclotourist
Thanks, Ron! I tried to keep that in mind, not sure what wasn't working. I think the distance with those bars I'm not used to. Whenever I ride with them extensively, they cause shoulder aches. They're fine and good for short hops 'round town, but not 25 milers IMHO. DP, I did feel good, so kept

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-13 Thread cyclotourist
Yes, definitely! Glad this topic came back around, I've been meaning to talk it up a bit now that the date is closer. Space for the whole weekend as well as the above-mentioned Saturday ramble. Anyone who wants to commit with their hard-earned cash, just pm me at the cyclotourist gmail address

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-12 Thread cyclotourist
June 24th & 25th... make it happen! On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 7:43 PM, Hugh Smitham wrote: > I like the way you're thinking Mark. > On May 12, 2016 6:48 PM, "'Mark in Beacon' via RBW Owners Bunch" < > rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com> wrote: > >> That's very funny, same

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-12 Thread cyclotourist
I bet you could put on a pretty good ride along the Hudson!!! Even get some cross-continental pollination! On Thu, May 12, 2016 at 5:29 PM, LLM wrote: > This sounds like fun. I'm new here (with a dark mustard Clem L-Style on > order). I also live in NY, not too far from

Re: [RBW] Re: RBW Listers Take Over The West Point Inn, June 24 & 25 - Join us there!!!

2016-05-12 Thread cyclotourist
. Sun breakfast leftovers/communal. Pretty low key. We're hoping to >>> have some beer provided, but everyone bring a six pack or bottle of your >>> favorite is a way to do it as well. >>> >>> Sleeping arrangements are somewhere in the range of hostel level. Four >>

Re: [RBW] Shout out to Riv/Grant in today's Paul Component newsletter

2016-05-04 Thread cyclotourist
That Schwinn in the video with the Moustache bars and Technomic Dlx stem looks like there's some cross-pollination happening! On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 4:57 PM, Chris Birkenmaier wrote: > Well that is interesting to know. I have Pauls Racers on my ANT bike > which also had a

Re: [RBW] Re: An Amusing Bike Service Anecdote

2016-04-26 Thread cyclotourist
Those are great... uhhhmm... valve stems ! On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 6:56 PM, sameness wrote: > When I lived in rural Australia, I made my maiden voyage down to the local > Treks-for-dads-BMX-for-kids chain shop to grab

Re: [RBW] How do you like your first step-through bike?

2016-04-26 Thread cyclotourist
My wife has a Glorius, and I borrow it occasionally when it's the easiest bike to grab. I really like the step-through feature of the frame. I get used to it really quickly and notice not being able to when I'm back on my safety-frame bikes. On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 1:25 PM, Daniel D.

Re: [RBW] Annoying unwanted commentary/advice while riding a Rivendell.

2016-04-18 Thread cyclotourist
So there's always this: https://youtu.be/GpwxdvuOMQA?t=1m22s On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 7:06 PM, dougP wrote: > "So why would you be interested in my old steel tank?" > > Dougp > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "RBW Owners

Re: [RBW] New bar tape = new energy

2016-04-17 Thread cyclotourist
Such a great bike! Hope it stays around for a bit longer! On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 2:24 PM, Esteban wrote: > Every now and then, I consider selling my '99 Joe/Joe Riv Road custom > with S couplers… Then I go for a ride on it and I say to myself: never! > > New bar tape goes

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