Re: [RBW] Re: CL Stumpjumper frame

2013-04-05 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi, Is it common to convert old Stumpjumbers into atlantis type bikes? I have an 85 and would be interested in a conversion. On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 10:09 AM, hsmitham hughsmit...@gmail.com wrote: My brother snagged an almost pristine 83' all original down to the tires which were almost

Re: [RBW] Re: Tires for AHH?

2013-05-29 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Thanks for the advice. The bike is a used AHH that was recently put up for sale on this site. The price and size was right and I had been looking for a few months. I think that I will have to try a few types of tires to find what works for me. I appreciate the recommendations and will follow

Re: [RBW] Nice JP Valiensi bike w/ Many Riv Parts

2013-06-05 Thread Curtis McKenzie
You may want to make a post at sdbikecommuter. They have a stole bike thread. On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, James Valiensi wrote: Hi, One of my bikes was stolen today at CSU Northridge. If you see it pop up on Craig's List or Ebay, please drop me a line. When I first built this bike, and was

Re: [RBW] Re: So.Cal Vs Nor.Cal Rumble ?

2013-06-07 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi, Just put together my new used Homer. What a bike! It would be fun to meet up with you guyshowever I will be walking from Lake Tahoe to Yosemite at the end of July. I will keep my eyes open for socal riv riding events. This group really inspires. Take care On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at

Re: [RBW] FS: Sugino Triple, S83 post, Tallux 11cm stem, 46cm Noodles, Marks Rack, lil loafer, etc.

2013-06-22 Thread Curtis McKenzie
These guys work fast. I like your 67 cm ahh. I got one from this group a few weeks ago. On Saturday, June 22, 2013, LouisvillePatrick wrote: Hi there, Some of these parts I've just pulled off the AHH f/f I'm trying to sell in another postsome are random things I've had laying around.

Re: [RBW] FS: Sugino Triple, S83 post, Tallux 11cm stem, 46cm Noodles, Marks Rack, lil loafer, etc.

2013-06-22 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I have to make some changes. I'm wondering if my pricing is to high...no one has made a peep...the DTT may not be helping. Patrick *From:* Curtis McKenzie cmcken...@guhsd.net javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'cmcken...@guhsd.net'); *To:* rbw-owners-bunch@googlegroups.com javascript:_e

Re: [RBW] Terrible News

2013-07-09 Thread Curtis McKenzie
How sad. Our thoughts are with Seth's family and friends. On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Shaun Meehan wrote: Like most here, I only knew Seth through his posts and the pictures that he shared. That's enough to understand that he was a great person. My condolences to Seth's family and friends.

Re: [RBW] First ride with the Noodles

2013-07-11 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Patrick, So far I like the noodles. They feel good in the hands. Also did the first attempt at bar tape and shellack. I tried different types on each side so the left and right are a little different. Ride safe. On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Deacon Patrick wrote: Two firsts in one day!

Re: [RBW] Rivendell sighting what are the odds?

2013-07-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi Tom. Beautiful bicycle. I ride along the Del Mar coast a few times each month. I will keep an eye out for you. Did you remove the d ring on you clean kanteens? On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Tom Virgil wrote: Please allow me to introduce myself. I am Tom Virgil and a Samuel Hillborne rider.

Re: [RBW] Re: First ride with the Noodles

2013-07-16 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Christopher, Sounds like a fun ride Seattle to Portland. What where you carrying on you bike? We will be in San Franscio for a few days of bike exploration. We will make a stop at Rivendell headquarters I am sure. After San Franscio we plan to go further north along the coast for a couple of

[RBW] A visit to Rivendell world headquarters

2013-07-18 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Drove up from San Diego to Walnut Creek and stopped in at Rivendell. Kevin helped me with some ideas to carry stuff on the bike. Ended up spending less than I had in mind. What a wonderful experience. We are know ready for twelve days of bike camping and exploration from San Francisco to

Re: [RBW] Re: First ride with the Noodles

2013-07-18 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hugh, Mission Trails has some nice fire roads and a camp ground. Maybe an overnight is in the future. A train into Old Town the a ride east to Mission Trails. On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, Andy Smitty Schmidt 54ca...@gmail.com wrote: Always nice to see another Double Homer. --Smitty On

[RBW] Camping near Pt. Reyes

2013-07-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Any suggestions for camping near Pt. Reyes would be appreciated. Thanks. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

Re: [RBW] Camping near Pt. Reyes

2013-07-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Ridge, if you're careful about minimizing your visibility. But rangers do patrol and issue citations, and a campfire will give away your location. - Andrew, Berkeley On Sunday, July 21, 2013 6:34:22 AM UTC-7, Curtis McKenzie wrote: Any suggestions for camping near Pt. Reyes would

Re: [RBW] Thin Gripsters are cool

2013-07-24 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I agree. The thin gripsters are great. I have not slipped in four months of use. On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, William wrote: I'm running my first pair of Thin Gripsters. I like them a lot so far. They really do grab well. The MKS Sneakers and the Grip Kings both have kind of a concave area

Re: [RBW] Unknown Coast Weekend Ride, September 14-15

2013-07-29 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Just did this area last week. However, we skipped the steep stuff. Started on the south end of the avenue of the giants and went to Ferndale. Camped in Humbolt Redwoods State Park the first night and stayed in a hotel in Ferndale. Great views and wonderful weather. Curtis On Monday, July 29,

Re: [RBW] So.Cal vs No.Cal Rivendell Rumble Recap

2013-07-31 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Wow! Looks like a great time was had by all. Will plan better on my half for the next one ( so that I can attend). Hugh, next time you are down south let me know and perhaps a ride will develop. On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Yeah always good to have one. I've been carrying a

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-01 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hugh, count me in. A great way to end the summer. On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Ok I booked it cause I was afraid it would be gone! So I'm all the way in. Mike sorry you can't but this was short notice so I sort of expected this would happen with some. Anyway we can work on

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-01 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Oh no, I just thought of something that may prevent me from going...Homer can't swim. On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, Curtis McKenzie wrote: Hugh, count me in. A great way to end the summer. On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Ok I booked it cause I was afraid it would be gone! So

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-01 Thread Curtis McKenzie
, Curtis McKenzie cmcy...@gmail.comjavascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'cmcy...@gmail.com'); wrote: Hugh, count me in. A great way to end the summer. On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Ok I booked it cause I was afraid it would be gone! So I'm all the way in. Mike sorry you can't

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-02 Thread Curtis McKenzie
the Amtrak schedule. On Thursday, August 1, 2013, Hugh Smitham wrote: Curtis, Awesome! Glad to have you in on this one. Best, Hugh Sunland, Ca On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 6:02 PM, Curtis McKenzie cmcy...@gmail.comwrote: Hugh, count me in. A great way to end the summer. On Wednesday, July 31

Re: [RBW] Roll On, Columbia, Roll On: PDX-Astoria-Centralia

2013-08-04 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Shawn, Sounds lie a great adventure. I would like to take that ride some day. I have seen bikes on the Astoria bridge and have wondered if Ibhave the wheels to do it. Epic. What type of handle bars do you have on yor bike? On Sunday, August 4, 2013, Deacon Patrick wrote: Congratulations!

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-08 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Just made my reservation for a 11 am arrival in Irvine on Friday the 23rd. What a great way to end the summer! Peace, Curtis On Thursday, August 8, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Gentlemen, Working on my Amtrak return trip. I figure we'll ride the single track in the mid morning and figure on a

Re: [RBW] Alba Sam 25 mile ride ruined

2013-08-08 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Great photos. I think you found an excellent way to ruin a ride. On Tuesday, August 6, 2013, Michael wrote: Just some fun shots of ruins on a ride a coupla weeks ago on the Alba Sam. An abandoned looking bar and a 100 year old seminary:

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-10 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi Tom, I plan on riding back to San Diego on Saturday after our shenanigans. Would be great to ride with others. On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 12:34 AM, Hugh Smitham hughsmit...@gmail.com wrote: Made and confirmed my Amtrak ticket arriving in Irvine 10:53 am. Best, Hugh Sunland, Ca On

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-10 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Mike, you said the magic words hand crafted ales. I will be on the 11 train into Irvine. Time for some research into Irvine brews. On Friday, August 9, 2013, Mike Schiller wrote: Looks like I'll need to let my beard grow in order to ride with you guys! So with a bunch of 1100 am arrivals...

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-10 Thread Curtis McKenzie
There is the Anthill pub on/near the UCI campus. Sounds like they have a good selection of liquid carbohydrates. May be full of college kids. It is north of the train station eight or nine miles. On Friday, August 9, 2013, Hugh Smitham wrote: Mike, I like the way you think. Cause I was

Re: [RBW] Love the Drops.

2013-08-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi Hugh, A timely post. On Saturday I changed from Noodles to Albatross bars. Did a 300 plus mile tour with the drops and felt something was missing. So...on went the Albatross bars. First ride using them was yesterday. Did about 40 miles. So far I really like them here is why: 1. More up

[RBW] Monday Night Shrimp Taco Ride

2013-08-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Took a ride across San Diego to get some excellent shrimp tacos at Mitch's Seafood along San Diego Bay. This is the second ride with the Albas. So far so good for the new bars. Photos to prove it. http://www.flickr.com/photos/97010676@N07/sets/72157635045847267/ Peace, Curtis -- You

Re: [RBW] first century tomorrow - any last minute tips?

2013-08-17 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Ride steady with plenty of liquid and food breaks. Have not taken my AHH on a century. Best of luck and take pictures. On Friday, August 16, 2013, NWAJack wrote: I'm up in Joplin for my first Century ever. Will be riding Jenny the AHH warrior bike with handlebar bags and all. Going to wear

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I could bring disposable bowls and spoons for all if we elect to go with Hugh's chili offer. On Monday, August 19, 2013, Hugh Smitham wrote: I could make this at home and reheat @ site. Let me know if you guy's would be into this. I have a small soft insulated cooler which should keep it

Re: [RBW] Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
My vote is with the plan that cyclotourist proposed. Seems we are close to eating establishments so why not? I do understand the fun of cooking in camp, but when restaurants are close by and local knowledge is among us restaurants win for me. However, if some are set for camp cooking I can do

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Excellent. Dinner out. On Monday, August 19, 2013, Hugh Smitham wrote: I'm with Curtis, Doug David lets do dinner out. ~Hugh On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 5:37 AM, Curtis McKenzie cmcy...@gmail.comjavascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'cmcy...@gmail.com'); wrote: My vote is with the plan

Re: [RBW] Re: Crazy Idea: Riv National Jamboree

2013-08-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Is the voting window open? If so mark me down for SF. Would be willing to help or sponsor an event such as a slow bicycle race. PDX would be second for me. On Monday, August 19, 2013, Jim M. wrote: Bumping this topic. My vote is for Bay Area, because this would be the first national

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Beer first. Food second. Wait...is beer food? On Monday, August 19, 2013, cyclotourist wrote: Sonny's Pizza and Pasta is one of my all-time faves... they know how to cook with garlic! Carbonara is great as well, but a touch on the fancy side for a bunch of sweaty bike campers. I love

Re: [RBW] Banks-Vernonia Betty

2013-08-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
What a wonderful family bike trip. You are impacting your children in far reaching ways. Oh the days of getting a pocket knife for Christmas as spending the afternoon in the ER getting stitches:). On Wednesday, August 21, 2013, Cecily Walker wrote: Her own pocket knife? I don't even have my

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi David, Looking forward to this Riv gathering and meeting new people who ride bikes. I am sure you can entertain us with first hand Manny stories. Should be a few of us riding south on Saturday. Peace On Tuesday, August 20, 2013, David Yu Greenblatt wrote: Howdy, I would like to join you

Re: [RBW] Recommendations for Saddle Bag--mostly for books

2013-08-23 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Another vote for the Saddlesack. I have a medium so I do not need a rack in the back. Currently it is loaded with a tent, summer sleeping bag and a few other items. It is not even close to being stuffed. Make runs to the grocery store with it and can take home any number of items. Medium or large

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2013-08-23 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Who needs a tent when you have this? http://xxcmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/biketrailer.jpg -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

Re: [RBW] SoCal Rivsters San Clemente S24O

2013-08-25 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi Mike, That is my 67 cm AHH. I had a tent (with rain fly), ground sheet, thermarest, 1/4 inch closed cell foam pad, pillow, sleeping bag, change of shirt, warm hat, sun hat, tools, towel, lock, a bit of food, and a personals bag. Had a wonderful time. Such interesting people in the bike

Re: [RBW] Re: Calling all SoCal Rivsters S240 August 23rd anyone? See details below.

2013-08-26 Thread Curtis McKenzie
A few more pictures of the SoCal ride: http://www.flickr.com/photos/organize/?start_tab=one_set72157635238300701 On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 5:06 AM, Steve Palincsar palin...@his.com wrote: On 08/26/2013 12:21 AM, Tom Virgil wrote: David's bike caused some serious bike envy. I have searched

Re: [RBW] Happy Birthday Tommy!

2013-08-26 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Never thought a bike would help me meet amazing people such as you all. Happy riding, many more miles to come. Tommy. This is right on target for me. On Monday, August 26, 2013, tommynguyen wrote: Thanks for the kind words, rides are always filled with great terrain, views, and company. Can't

Re: [RBW] Who's drinking the Kool Aid?

2013-09-07 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I get the same thing when out on my Hilsen. My response is a pleasant smile as I wish them an enjoyable ride. If the person is on a bike all hope for them is not lost. We must stay the course and hope for the best. On Thursday, September 5, 2013, Corwin Booth wrote: I was trying to think of

Re: [RBW] Re: Who's drinking the Kool Aid?

2013-09-09 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I will second the beard thing. On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 10:06 AM, hsmitham hughsmit...@gmail.com wrote: My suggestion is grow a ridiculously long beard and the comments cease...chalk it up to a crazy guy on a bike. ~Hugh On Thursday, September 5, 2013 1:33:04 PM UTC-7, Corwin Booth wrote:

Re: [RBW] Practical Racing

2013-09-17 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Patrick, Wonderful description. I could just feel those first few drops. On Monday, September 16, 2013, Deacon Patrick wrote: Sometimes racing can be practical. Today, after a wonderful ride to a mountain reservoir where I spend a few hours before coming home, I could clearly see in looming

[RBW] San Diego Bay Ride

2013-09-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hi, Just in case any SoCal folks are interested: I will be riding the San Diego Bay Shore Bike Route on Sunday morning (9/22). Will be at the fountain in Balboa Park at about 8:30 am. The route is very flat and about 25 miles. Planning on taking the ferry to close the loop. Ride safe, Curtis

[RBW] Re: San Diego Bay Ride

2013-09-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
doing that ride 4 years ago. Want to do it again some day. (With the extension past Sunset Cliffs and out to Point Loma. And I want to do it on a real bike, or at least Esteban's Kogswell. Eric Platt St. Paul, MN Eric Platt St. Paul, MN On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 5:51 PM, Curtis McKenzie

Re: [RBW] Re: San Diego Bay Ride Not Sure If It Counts

2013-09-23 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Mike, Would be great to ride with you. Name a date and I will check my calendar. On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Mike Schiller mikeybi...@rocketmail.comwrote: looks like a normal beautiful day in San Diego. I couldn't make your ride Curtis, but I would like to do with you if it happens

Re: [RBW] September SoCal Riv Ride Santa Monica -- Tomorrow --

2013-09-28 Thread Curtis McKenzie
This one will be difficult to miss. So close, yet so little time. I may sneak away from the work bench for an hour or two and go to Tour de Fat. Have fun all. Ride safe, Curtis On Friday, September 27, 2013, hsmitham wrote: David, Glad to hear you're making it. And glad you posted a

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2013-10-08 Thread Curtis McKenzie
A cool video about bicycles. Part one.. Bicycles Are Beautiful with Bill Cosby, 1970s - Part 1http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Bx9oWZQ0RhYdesktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DBx9oWZQ0RhY Part two http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NOcdS3J8kl4desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DNOcdS3J8kl4 Ride safe, Curtis who has not

Re: [RBW] Speaking of Off-Pavent Rides... Come to Redlands this Spring!

2013-10-11 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Sounds like a great time. I will clear the date. On Wednesday, October 9, 2013, Jeremy Till wrote: This sounds amazing! Just might have to take some time off for this On Wednesday, October 9, 2013 6:14:19 PM UTC-7, cyclot...@gmail.comjavascript:_e({}, 'cvml',

Re: [RBW] Schwalbe Land Cruiser HS 307

2013-10-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I have the HS420s on my AHH. I like em. On Saturday, October 12, 2013, Coconutbill wrote: I'm partial to the HS420s, but you know me... -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving

Re: [RBW] 60cm Wilbury on the Bay - Original Rivendell Mixte

2013-10-13 Thread Curtis McKenzie
A well directed post. Maybe with a great deal of time, effort and expense such a bicycle would be some what ready to ride by March 15 2014. Curtis Redlands McKenzie On Saturday, October 12, 2013, cyclotourist wrote: Yes, a very old antique bike, bound to have lots of issues. Probably rusted

Re: [RBW] Re: PDX Sunrise Coffee Club Tomorrow

2013-10-15 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Wonder pictures. How serene. Is this where they hold the crazy down hill race? A few years ago I was in town and attended a wacky race of gravity powered vehicles. Sadly, I was at work during this time. (in San Diego of course) Curtis On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Andy Smitty Schmidt

Re: [RBW] Mount Laguna_S240_San Diego, CA

2013-10-16 Thread Curtis McKenzie
The weather on Mt. Laguna looks to be perfect. 59 and 45 with clear skies. On Tuesday, October 15, 2013, Deacon Patrick wrote: Hugh, On the diet I'm on (Perfect Health Diet, www.perfecthealthdiet.com), I eat 1-1.5 cups of safe starches a day (white rice, yams, sweet potatoes, white potatoes),

Re: [RBW] Re: FS: An absurd amount of Riv stuff in SF Bay Area

2013-10-16 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Jose, Thank you for the heads up. I am sure you were over whelmed with interested parties. Ride Safe, Curtis On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 3:11 PM, jose jose.cor...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry about the mess. A bit chaotic with the large response. I'm giving priority in dealing with people who are

Re: [RBW] 71Hilsen on eBay

2013-10-17 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I really like my DTT Hilsen. I hope everyone enjoys their bike as much as I enjoy mine. Ride Safe, Curtis On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, Hugh Smitham wrote: Now Patrick who isn't alone in those. -Hugh On Oct 16, 2013 8:08 PM, Patrick Moore bertin...@gmail.comjavascript:_e({}, 'cvml',

Re: [RBW] Re: Mount Laguna_S240_San Diego, CA

2013-10-17 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Evan, That is great news! See you in the mountains. Curtis On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 12:31 PM, Coconutbill evan.spa...@gmail.com wrote: Amtrak ticket booked. commitments miraclulous fizzled away on Friday. Eagerly looking forward -Evan -- You received this message because you are

Re: [RBW] Advice on choosing a warm coat. Slight topic drift.

2013-10-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I vote for the PrimaLoft. On Monday, October 21, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Need the collective wisdom of the Bunch here. Need to update my S240 wardrobe as I plan on doing more high altitude camping...which of these do I go with? This one is PrimaLoft synthetic insulation but apparently

Re: [RBW] Advice on choosing a warm coat. Slight topic drift.

2013-10-22 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Patrick, You made my day with your response. I will grin all the way home. Ride Safe, Curtis On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 3:05 PM, Deacon Patrick lamontg...@mac.com wrote: Hugh, Find a bear. Shoot the bear. Skin the bear. Cook the bear. Eat the bear. Wear the bear. Plenty warm! Sleeping

Re: [RBW] Re: Pics of you on your Rivendell.

2013-10-25 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Takashi, That is a way cool photo! Ride safe, Curtis On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 5:58 AM, Takashi lachrymae...@gmail.com wrote: I took self-portrait when it was raining: http://www.flickr.com/photos/77318553@N08/9436523720/in/set-72157629584056500 Takashi 2013年3月29日金曜日 9時41分47秒 UTC+9

Re: [RBW] WTB 68cm (Rivendell only)

2013-10-25 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I too am keeping an eye out for a 68 cm Atlantis. On Friday, October 25, 2013, Tom Harrop wrote: I've also been keeping an eye out for a 68 cm Atlantis. Don't think there are all that many out there, unfortunately. Enjoy the QB! Tom -- You received this message because you are

Re: [RBW] WTB 68cm (Rivendell only)

2013-10-25 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Ryan, Us tall guys need to support each other. I will keep you informed. On Friday, October 25, 2013, Abcyclehank wrote: Tom and Curtis, If I find my Atlantis before you two and decide not to keep it I will give you both a shout. Appreciate the same if either of you score one prior to me.

Re: [RBW] WTB 68cm (Rivendell only)

2013-10-26 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I second the happiness. These smaller audience bikes need to be used. I will jump for joy** if any of you pick one up (Although I may jump 0.01 mm higher if I get one, human nature I guess). Ride safe and tall, Curtis On Saturday, October 26, 2013, Abcyclehank wrote: No Tom you are as

Re: [RBW] Gorgeous Autumn

2013-10-27 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Stunning beauty. Nature will never cease to astound me. Ride Safe, Curtis Seeking the stones that make up the pavement of less traveled roads On Sunday, October 27, 2013, Matthew J wrote: Lovely! On Sunday, October 27, 2013 8:50:40 AM UTC-5, Takashi wrote: Hi all, Trees are becoming very

Re: [RBW] Re: New Bike Day.

2013-10-29 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Sounds like a great time. When are you coming down? And are you bringing two bikes? Curtis I want one in 68 McKenzie On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Joe Bernard joerem...@gmail.com wrote: Nice! Have fun! Joe I want one Bernard Vallejo, CA. On Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:44:25 PM

Re: [RBW] Re: New Bike Day.

2013-10-29 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hugh, As of today I am free on that Saturday. So a ride sounds great. Put the back fender on the Hilsen last night. The commute to work was wet today and yesterday. The fender went on nicely and protects from the water very well. I think the bike looks great with it on. Could not mount the

Re: [RBW] Need collectives help on color choice.

2013-10-29 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Burnt orange. Wow! What a great color for a bike. On Tuesday, October 29, 2013, WETH wrote: Dear Hugh, Of the two I am partial to the orange; that is a nice shade of orange, deep, rich and not too flashy. I agonized over the same decision this spring, before deciding I really liked the

Re: [RBW] Nitto love and more box origami

2013-10-31 Thread Curtis McKenzie
The box thing. When my Albatross bar arrived I felt sure they were on back order. However, they were in the impossibly small box. Enjoy your Riv stuff and stay clean with the soap. Curtis On Thursday, October 31, 2013, Bill Lindsay wrote: I got a Riv Box yesterday. My order was Steel

Re: [RBW] Need collectives help on color choice.

2013-11-01 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I like the burnt orange, but how about a stealth bike with just a clear coat? On Friday, November 1, 2013, Evan wrote: The green is beautiful but the orange is unexpected. I vote orange. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To

Re: [RBW] Re: Flash San Diego Riv Ride Saturday the 9th.

2013-11-08 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Looking forward to a great ride. Weather should be great. Curtis On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 9:27 AM, Hugh Smitham hughsmit...@gmail.com wrote: Hey Tom, I'm into it! I haven't read the reader article but it looks good to me. It will reduce the mileage some but making this a 70% dirt ride

Re: [RBW] Flash San Diego Riv Ride Saturday the 9th.

2013-11-08 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Just installed fenders. So I will ride with fenders. On Friday, November 8, 2013, Mike Schiller wrote: All those dirt sections will be new to me. Looking forward to the ride, sans fenders. I was looking at riding the Coaster down,but the weekend schedule is very limited. I'll have to drive

Re: [RBW] Flash San Diego Riv Ride Report

2013-11-11 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hugh, thanks for putting together such a nice ride. It was great to ride with Mike and Tom. So many out of the way spots in North County San Diego. Local knowledge is great. Here a a few picture from my point of view. http://www.flickr.com/photos/97010676@N07/sets/72157637557113645/ Looking

Re: [RBW] Flash San Diego Riv Ride Report

2013-11-11 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Neglected to mention that after a day of riding I came home to the catalog in the mail. A good end to a great day of riding. On Monday, November 11, 2013, Curtis McKenzie wrote: Hugh, thanks for putting together such a nice ride. It was great to ride with Mike and Tom. So many out of the way

Re: [RBW] Stunning Betty Foy at LBS

2013-11-11 Thread Curtis McKenzie
So sorry. No phone, no camera. Sowas it really there? On Monday, November 11, 2013, dougP wrote: Curtis: Are you teasing us or am I missing a link to a photo? dougP On Monday, November 11, 2013 6:05:53 PM UTC-8, Curtis wrote: Wow, what a beautiful bike. Surprised to see another Riv

Re: [RBW] Waitin' on my Riv--debating on Drops versus Albatross

2013-11-17 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I really enjoy the Albas on my AHH. Switched from noodles after about 500 miles. Have over a thousand on the Albas and enjoy them more and more. You may experiment with not much cost. I fine tinkering with the fit part of the enjoyment. I also trust in Kevin. Congrats and have fun, Curtis On

Re: [RBW] Cable Management (or) More Twine

2013-11-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Looks very nice. On Monday, November 18, 2013, Christopher Chen wrote: Set up my light tonight. Originally I was going to zip tie along the rack to the hub, but I didn't have any small zip ties. I figured while I had the time and the twine I'd teach myself the lost practice of cable

[RBW] Bike overnight near Ventura California

2013-11-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I will be in Ventura next week for about 36 hours. Will be taking the bike with plans to camp somewhere. Any ideas would be most helpful. Thanks. Ride safe, Curtis -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this

[RBW] Re: Bike overnight near Ventura California

2013-11-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I will need to be in Ventura by 1 pm the following day. Mike, I like the beer and sunset theme. On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, dougP wrote: How close to Ventura should the campsite be? dougP On Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:15:24 PM UTC-8, Curtis wrote: I will be in Ventura next week for

[RBW] Why bicycles do not fall

2013-11-19 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Interesting talk on the physics of bicycles. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Y4mbT3ozcA Curtis -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

Re: [RBW] Re: Bike overnight near Ventura California

2013-11-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Mike, that sounds like a great ride. I will look into it further. Thanks On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:05 PM, Mike Schiller mikeybi...@rocketmail.comwrote: Curtis, you could ride up to Ojai and over Casitas Pass on the 1st day. About 34 miles and includes a nice bike trail in route to Ojai.

Re: [RBW] Re: Bike overnight near Ventura California

2013-11-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Mike, the Ojai route sounds great. Seems as if one could do a loop with your route. On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 10:05 PM, Mike Schiller mikeybi...@rocketmail.comwrote: Curtis, you could ride up to Ojai and over Casitas Pass on the 1st day. About 34 miles and includes a nice bike trail in route

[RBW] Re: Bike overnight near Ventura California

2013-11-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Hugh, Is work getting in the way? On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, hsmitham wrote: Curtis, Mike is on the money Anacapa is an awesome brewery highly recommend, right in DT Ventura. Sounds like a great time wish I could join in. ~Hugh On Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:31:31 PM UTC-8,

Re: [RBW] mechanical issues

2013-11-24 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Chain length? On Sunday, November 24, 2013, Jay in Tel Aviv wrote: 2 annoying mechanical issues on my Sam Hillborne: 1. Creaking - sometimes more, sometimes less, but dramatic enough to be easily heard by someone riding next to me. Tried so far - tightening chain ring bolts;

Re: [RBW] What do Rivendell Riders use for gloves below 35 degrees F?

2013-11-28 Thread Curtis McKenzie
How many lobster skins does it take to make a pair of lobster gloves? On Thursday, November 28, 2013, Tim wrote: Lobster gloves for me too. If I add a fingered liner cold hands are not an issue at about any temp. As much as I love wool I find I have to have a synthetic wind layer. Since my

Re: [RBW] Touch Up Paint for a Blue Ram?

2013-12-03 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Wow! What a picture. Perhaps everyone should be cautioned be looking at exhibit A :). On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Andy Smitty Schmidt 54ca...@gmail.com wrote: Ride your Ram to a store that sells beauty supplies, wheel it in, and find a nail polish that matches. Exhibit A

Re: [RBW] Just Got Our English Riding Jackets

2013-12-06 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Liesl, Congratulations. May your years together be filled with happiness. On Friday, December 6, 2013, Addison Wilhite wrote: If this post was on Facebook I'd hit the LIKE button. As it is, let me just say it makes me happy. Can't wait to see the pics! Regards, Addison Wilhite, M.A.

Re: [RBW] Crazy-priced Riv water bottles on ebay

2013-12-07 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Peter, To bad about your brother. I hear there are effective treatments. Curtis On Saturday, December 7, 2013, Peter Morgano wrote: My brother is a numismatic and has said for 20 years that something is only worth what someone is gonna pay for it. Sounds too simple but is capitalism at its

Re: [RBW] Style!

2013-12-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Anybody attending the San Diego ride? On Thursday, December 12, 2013, cyclotourist wrote: Scorchers! On 12/12/13, Tom Virgil tevir...@gmail.com javascript:; wrote: Of course, the tweed ride starts at a brewery. There is even a fire truck converted to a pizza oven.

Re: [RBW] Style!

2013-12-12 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Tom, I am planning on attending as of right now. On Thursday, December 12, 2013, Tom Virgil wrote: I could do this. I have a tweed jacket, jaunty cap, wool pants, long wool stockings, a Sam Hilborne, and attitude :-) Would probably Coaster to Old Town or downtown Santa Fe Station, ride to

Re: [RBW] Re: Style!

2013-12-13 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Check out the forks on his bike. On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 4:55 AM, Ron Mc bulldog...@gmail.com wrote: styling indeed - thanks for sharing. On Thursday, December 12, 2013 5:49:03 PM UTC-6, Patrick Moore wrote: http://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/ [image: Inline image 1] Almost too

Re: [RBW] SoCal Overnighter AKA S240 December 13 14th

2013-12-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Have a great ride! Curtis On Thursday, December 19, 2013, Coconutbill wrote: Feel better, BigSchill ! -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email

Re: [RBW] New Nitto Rear rack

2013-12-20 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Where is the 68 cm Sam? On Friday, December 20, 2013, dougP wrote: My name is Doug I have a serious luggage rack problem.now, I think I need another one. In today's BLUG post, check out the rear rack on the 51 cm Sam in the last photo. It's got the lower pannier mounting bars that

Re: [RBW] 3 bikes including a 68 cm Quickbeam on eBay (not mine)

2013-12-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tall-Huge-Big-XXL-XXXL-Rivendell-Panasonic-Cannondale-/151189654884?pt=US_Bicycles_Frameshash=item23339b0d64 On Saturday, December 21, 2013, Jim Bronson wrote: Where is this Large Bicycles List that you speak of? Searched Google but it wasn't in the first two pages of

Re: [RBW] New Nitto Rear rack

2013-12-21 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Jim, You have my dimensions. I ride a 67 Hilsen and really like the bike. On Saturday, December 21, 2013, Jim Bronson wrote: The Sam has an up sloping top tube so it's supposed to fit taller folks better than say a 64 Atlantis. I'm 67' with a 99 PBH and when I called Riv to talk bikes

Re: [RBW] Winter Solstice Hike a Bike S240

2013-12-22 Thread Curtis McKenzie
That camp site looks great. Please tell us more soon. How did you discover it. On Sunday, December 22, 2013, Coconutbill wrote: Mike, you were certainly missed . The next time I look forward to pouring over this San Gabriel mountains map with you and picking your brain about some good spots

Re: [RBW] Winter Solstice Hike a Bike S240

2013-12-23 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Bike, Beer, and Fire. Sounds like a great name for a store. On Monday, December 23, 2013, Montclair BobbyB wrote: Tent, Guinness, Brown Rice, Fire, Bike... Good times !! On Sunday, December 22, 2013 3:35:34 AM UTC-5, hsmitham wrote: Just got back from Ojai/Ventura on a whirlwind

[RBW] SolCal Ride for Saturday January 4, 2014

2013-12-27 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Planning a ride around San Diego Bay on Saturday 1/4/14. Meet at Liberty Station at the USS Recruit and head around the Bay over to Coronado Brewing( http://coronadobrewingcompany.com/)then across the Bay on the ferry for the short ride back to Liberty Station. Open to suggestions. Should be

[RBW] Re: SolCal Ride for Saturday January 4, 2014

2013-12-27 Thread Curtis McKenzie
I was thinking of meeting at the USS Recuit at 9 am. On Friday, December 27, 2013, Mike Schiller wrote: Sounds like a nice route and stop. What was your timing for this ride Curtis? ~mike Carlsbad Ca. On Friday, December 27, 2013 2:39:54 PM UTC-8, Curtis wrote: Planning a ride around

Re: [RBW] Waterford Hilsen Pearl Blue

2013-12-27 Thread Curtis McKenzie
Evan, Sounds like an exciting Friday night! On Friday, December 27, 2013, Coconutbill wrote: a Dreamy blue, and classy of course. I found a good touch up for a Toyo Homer today. it's called mermaid blue (and no, I haven't yet painted my toenails with it) -Evan -- You received this

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