[RBW] Re: IS YOUR STATE,TOWN,,BUSINESSES, UNIVERSITIES BIKE FRIENDLY ?

2015-08-27 Thread WETH
Patrick, Maryland is #10 and I share your thoughts. What must cycling in states 41-50 be like? Perhaps there are only small distinctions between states in the study. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this

[RBW] FS: 56 Atlantis

2015-09-07 Thread WETH
I will miss seeing your photos of this beautiful bike in the wilds of Texas. Good luck with the sale, Erl -- 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

[RBW] Re: Purple for a Riv?

2015-09-03 Thread WETH
David, That is a beautiful bike. I hope your recovery from this spring's accident is going well. Are you cycling, yet? -Erl -- 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

Re: [RBW] Re: Both Riv's in Action Today

2015-09-02 Thread WETH
though! Not sure the timing works out but just from the basic > routes we might be able to make a morning coffee outside rendezvous work > sometime. WETH and I have met a couple times in the Georgetown waterfront > area... > > > > On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 9:47 AM, Philip K

Re: [RBW] Re: (Not OT) carrying a camera on a bike

2015-08-25 Thread WETH
David, That is a beautiful bike! Erl -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group,

Re: [RBW] Re: (Not OT) carrying a camera on a bike

2015-08-25 Thread WETH
Any more photos of the bike? -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email

[RBW] Re: Indian Head Century in Indian Head, MD

2015-09-14 Thread WETH
Congratulations. I enjoyed your description and photos. I will have to add it to my calendar for next year. On Monday, September 14, 2015 at 12:32:23 AM UTC-4, Lungimsam wrote: > > I signed up for the 100. But we got there late and were concerned about > not making the rest stops, so we just

[RBW] Re: C / GAP Trail Users: Bike Roll-On Service on Amtrak's Capitol Limited

2015-09-14 Thread WETH
That's a game changer and a long time in coming. Thanks for the update!! On Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3:39:30 PM UTC-4, Bob Ehrenbeck wrote: > > Good news for those wanting to use Amtrak in combination with a tour on > the C / GAP trail (between Pittsburgh and DC) but are put off by the >

[RBW] Re: Novels???

2015-09-16 Thread WETH
*The Road* by Cormac McCarthy *On the Beach* by Nevil Shute Two favorites of mine- a bit depressing however. On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 10:03:22 AM UTC-4, mike gasparino wrote: > > Hi folks, > Anyone have any good short novels they'd like to recommend? Thanks! > Michael -- You

Re: [RBW] This should be On Topic

2015-09-18 Thread WETH
Eunice, Thanks! That is well done! Erl -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this

[RBW] Fwd: Wanted: Rivendell Reader #43

2015-09-19 Thread WETH
Doug, I may be misunderstanding your question or the Riv website, but I was able to put reader 43 in my cart for $2 while buying other items. So, it appears you can still get it. Hopefully!? -Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch"

[RBW] Waterproof iphone6 bike mount recs?

2015-08-27 Thread WETH
Iphone 6 on its way. Currently I use an Iphone 4 in a Lifeproof case mounted on bike with Lifeproof attachment which easily moves among my bikes. The Lifeproof case did not hold up well over 30+ months of use, but it was waterproof until 3 months ago, and I liked the phone mounted where I

Re: [RBW] Re: Waterproof iphone6 bike mount recs?

2015-08-27 Thread WETH
Patricks, Your methods have merit and are cost effective! When I want to unplug and ride peacefully I do put the phone in a saddlebag or musa pant pocket. However, other rides I need or want to have access more quickly. Thanks, Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

[RBW] Re: My girlfriend just got a job at a bike shop!

2016-02-10 Thread WETH
Congratulations! It is always nice to combine something you enjoy with earning a living. On Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 11:28:36 AM UTC-5, Tim Gavin wrote: > > Last week, I received an email from a local bike shop regarding hiring for > new positions. I let them know that my plate was

[RBW] Latest Blug, MUSA clothing, and Crapmanship

2016-02-06 Thread WETH
I love the MUSA shorts and pants! I understand the business decision, but I will be sad when I wear out my current inventory. I may need to add another pair of shorts to inventory. Also in this latest post, Grant reiterated his devotion to his 60cm Cheviot. I had read his praise for this

[RBW] Re: Latest Blug, MUSA clothing, and Crapmanship

2016-02-06 Thread WETH
Tony, Thanks. I still am finishing the Romulus project. Once that's done, I will turn my focus to then Cheviot. Riv was selling two Cheviot frames last week-one a 50cm and one a 60cm-for $800 because they had arrived with mid seat stays that were 2mm too inboard on drive side. So they did some

[RBW] Re: Latest Blug, MUSA clothing, and Crapmanship

2016-02-09 Thread WETH
I'd be in for two pants and two shorts. On Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:19:01 PM UTC-5, iamkeith wrote: > > Just wanted to add my voice of sorrow/disappointment at the > discontinuation of MUSA clothes. It took me too long to finally try them > all, so I admit I wasn't the best patron. But

[RBW] Re: New Shoe's for the Bombadil

2016-02-09 Thread WETH
Tony, Oh, that Bombadil looks really nice! I really like that shade of blue. I enjoyed reading your write up on the tires. So, what did you end up riding today? Still mostly rain in NW DC. Ride safely, Erl On Monday, February 8, 2016 at 9:51:57 PM UTC-5, Tony DeFilippo wrote: > > > >

[RBW] Re: Atlantis vs. Sam

2016-02-09 Thread WETH
I only own an Atlantis not a Sam. My 56cm Atlantis easily accommodates Big Apple tires (26x2.1) with a fender. Photo here: https://flic.kr/p/eJG3bc I would echo Bruce that my Atlantis "kick's ass in all types of terrain." Erl On Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 10:42:01 AM UTC-5, Bruce Smitham

[RBW] Re: Hello from Riv Owner Wales, UK

2016-02-05 Thread WETH
Stu, Welcome and thanks for sharing the photos. I spent a few days in Pembroke years ago and enjoyed my time greatly. Some day I hope to visit Wales again. Erl On Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:35:34 AM UTC-5, Stuart Mackinnon wrote: > > Just wanted to say hi . Im stuart from swansea, Wales UK.

[RBW] My Darling Clementine: A Saga

2016-02-09 Thread WETH
Mark, I enjoyed reading your saga and viewing the photos. I don't own a Clem(entine) but can appreciate your epiphanies, frustrations and joys. I look forward to reading more updates as you get better acquainted with your darling. Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed

[RBW] Re: Pondering fatherhood

2016-02-11 Thread WETH
Ron, Congratulations on her wrestling achievements! Jim, Congratulations. In part in means family rides in your future: https://flic.kr/p/f8XTFU and https://flic.kr/p/o47xfw Enjoy the ride, Erl On Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:45:20 AM UTC-5, Ron Mc wrote: > > I forgot to add, she built

[RBW] Re: Snowy s24o, sleeping under the full moon

2016-01-27 Thread WETH
Mark, Fabulous photos! You really know how to embrace winter! Erl On Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 12:45:26 PM UTC-5, Mark Reimer wrote: > > With the forecast unseasonably warm over the weekend, figured it was time > to go camping. The overnight low was -9C, daytime high of +1C. In January! >

[RBW] Losing my mind or deleted topic?

2016-01-25 Thread WETH
I am befuddled. I thought someone posted in the past week that they were looking to buy a well used 56cm Atlantis f/f/hs. Now I can't find the topic/post. Was it a stand alone topic? Was it a post in another topic? Was it deleted? Or did I misread a post? Of course the answer to my question

[RBW] Re: Crankin' through the snow...

2016-02-01 Thread WETH
Patrick, Wonderful images as always. I miss you on Flickr. Thanks for sharing your adventures. Erl On Monday, February 1, 2016 at 1:21:55 PM UTC-5, Deacon Patrick wrote: > > What a hoot! You know you're in for a crank uphill and home when the > downhill is work. Grin. > > >

[RBW] Night time ride to Burger King

2016-02-03 Thread WETH
I enjoyed reading about the ride and agree that short rides can be as satisfying as longer ones. Glad you were able to get out and make it happen. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

[RBW] Re: OT slightly: DCBR: DC Bike Ride May 22, 2016

2016-02-03 Thread WETH
Tom, A tandem sounds like a great choice for this ride. I rode The BikeDC event in 2002/2003(can't remember exact year). Route highlights included Freedom Plaza, out and back on a portion of the GW Parkway, around RFK Stadium, and across the Sousa Bridge. The only negative were the number of

[RBW] "My first Roadeo" and chainline/BB question

2016-02-03 Thread WETH
Tim, What a lovely bike. It's going to look so cool when you are done. I like that color scheme a lot. -Erl -- 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

[RBW] Re: My CLEM finally built

2016-01-30 Thread WETH
Lovely bike. Glad to learn its working well. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this

[RBW] OT slightly: DCBR: DC Bike Ride May 22, 2016

2016-02-03 Thread WETH
http://dcbikeride.com/?utm_source=WABA_medium=email_campaign=WABA http://www.waba.org/blog/2016/02/announcing-dc-bike-ride-lets-celebrate-life-on-two-wheels/ This organized ride seems similar to the former BikeDC event organized by WABA. This ride is a 17 mile car free experience around the

[RBW] Re: OT slightly: DCBR: DC Bike Ride May 22, 2016

2016-02-03 Thread WETH
Apologies for assuming all might realize DC is Washington, DC! On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 1:04:57 PM UTC-5, WETH wrote: > > http://dcbikeride.com/?utm_source=WABA_medium=email_campaign=WABA > > http://www.waba.org/blog/2016/02/announcing-dc-bike-ride-lets-celebrate-life-o

[RBW] No bike parking lockable signs? What's going on these days???

2016-02-23 Thread WETH
I make a point of complaining to a manager/owner if store I patronize doesn't have a good place to lock my bike. It has only resulted once in a rack being made available, but I took that as encouragement to continue asking and asking at other stores! :) -- You received this message because

[RBW] My first Roadeo, built and ridden!

2016-02-23 Thread WETH
Looks great! -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to

[RBW] Re: Ditched the dirt drops for Alba's. Not sure yet...

2016-02-29 Thread WETH
Hi Mark, As others have stated, there is much personal preference and anatomy at work. However, in case it is helpful, here is a photo of albatross bars on my Surly LHT 58cm: https://flic.kr/p/fvX7CU I am about 5'10 and my seat height is about 75 1/2 inches. As others mentioned it took me a

[RBW] Rodeo photeo

2016-02-26 Thread WETH
A beautiful bike. Thanks for sharing the photos. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to

[RBW] East Coast Storm - Maryland Trail Conditions

2016-02-26 Thread WETH
That's quite the obstacle. I road/coasted south to work with the winds at my back this morning and battled it all the way home as I pedaled north! Looking forward to a warmer and calmer weekend. The potholes in NW DC are growing in depth and number. -- You received this message because you

[RBW] Stop, Swap and Save 2016

2016-02-14 Thread WETH
Lungimsam, Maybe next year. I want to go next year. But I am going to make a list of parts I need before going. -- 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

[RBW] Stop, Swap and Save 2016

2016-02-14 Thread WETH
Tony, I said hello to your co-op manager at the event. He sold me the Romulus frame thanks to your alerting me to its existence. Erl -- 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

[RBW] Stop, Swap and Save 2016

2016-02-14 Thread WETH
Group member Steve (islaysteve) invited me to join him in attending the Stop, Swap and Save in Westminster, MD. The organizers describe it as the largest indoor swap meet and bicycle expo on the East Coast: http://www.stopswapandsave.com We left the DC area this morning about 7:30am and

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-21 Thread WETH
Tony, I will be adding the studded tires, you helped me get last year, to the Atlantis tonight for Friday's commute. The afternoon rush on Ftiday should be epic. Stay warm and safe. Have fun! -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch"

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-21 Thread WETH
Steve, Thanks. You will be a popular neighbor if you own a snow blower! Stay safe and warm. Erl On Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:45:54 AM UTC-5, islaysteve wrote: > > Erl, I guess a studded bike commute may be better than a car on Friday, > you be safe! You know my feeling, a fair

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-21 Thread WETH
My school is heeding the forecast and closing. So I will install my studded tires and anticipate a ride in the snow AFTER the blizzard ends. To all in the path of this storm, stay safe and warm. Erl On Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 10:26:07 AM UTC-5, Lungimsam wrote: > > Weather channel

[RBW] Re: My new 53 NIB Bleriot

2016-01-22 Thread WETH
A beautiful bike and build! -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email

[RBW] FS: "Biketinkers Union" patches

2016-01-25 Thread WETH
Looks great. Placed my order. Thanks, Erl -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this

Re: [RBW] New Bike Day: Mother-in-Law

2016-01-23 Thread WETH
That is a beautiful bike. And yes that fender needs a spacer! You are a Rivendell evangelist! -- 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

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-23 Thread WETH
Shoveled 8" of snow last night and 8 more this morning. And yet it still snows and the wind gusts 30+ mph. I want to ride and know that Deacon and Mark Reimer among others would likely be riding. Perhaps I will give it a go tomorrow after the storm stops. -- You received this message

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-23 Thread WETH
Thanks Steve! I may take you up on the offer. Deacon, thanks for the tips. I spent this afternoon installing the studded tires while the blizzard raged. First I pinched the tube installing the front tire. After retrieving the spare from my saddlesack, I installed the tire again. Upon inflating

[RBW] Re: Losing my mind or deleted topic?

2016-01-26 Thread WETH
Thanks to all for confirming the post existed and for explaining about the ability to delete a topic. -- 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: joe appaloosa photos

2016-01-26 Thread WETH
El Sapo, Here is a link to an article about putting levers on a bosco bar. The owner Marc posts here and might weigh in on their long term comfort and use: http://simplecycle-marc.blogspot.com/2012/06/rivendells-bosco-bars.html?m=1 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

RE: [RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-26 Thread WETH
Tony, Great photos and update on road/trail conditions. In driving around Kensington/Wheaton there is a great deal of plowing to be done for roads to handle peak rush hour traffic. Tom, Sorry to learn of the flooding and glad you emerged relatively undamaged. You got a lot of snow too! Stay

[RBW] Re: New Bike Day!

2016-01-26 Thread WETH
Great story! -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to

[RBW] Sunset in Morro Bay

2016-01-24 Thread WETH
Great photos of what looks like a fabulous ride. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-24 Thread WETH
Andy, Thanks for sharing how things are in Pittsburgh. I'm glad you only got 6". Stay safe and warm. Erl -- 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

[RBW] Re: Mid-Atlantic 2016 Snow

2016-01-24 Thread WETH
After shoveling out the cars and sidewalk, I attempted a ride. The studded tires provided great traction. The snowplows entered my neighborhood about the time I started my ride. Not wanting to be a nuisance or put myself or others in danger, I headed home. Many streets remain unplowed or

[RBW] Stop, Swap and Save 2016

2016-02-15 Thread WETH
Chris, February 12, 2017: http://www.stopswapandsave.com It would be great fun to have you along. Maybe you'd bring warm weather with you, too? Please! :) All the best, Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe

[RBW] Santa Barbara Mini Tour Ride Report.

2016-02-16 Thread WETH
Hugh, Gorgeous photos and excellent write-up. I am quite jealous of you West coast folks this time of year. Sharing a bike adventure with your brothers is a great idea. Thanks for sharing. Erl Ps: I look forward to more photos of your Hilsen -- You received this message because you are

[RBW] Re: Rear derailer on my Hillborne

2016-02-17 Thread WETH
John, Sorry to learn of your mechanical issues and glad you got home easily enough. I have used many different derailers over the years. Currently I use the Altus on 2 Rivs, a Nashbar/microshift on 3 bikes, and a Deore on another. I honestly cannot tell the difference. (Good wine is also

Re: [RBW] Clems for Kids

2016-02-18 Thread WETH
Mark, When my youngest son was almost 10 years old and about 55" inches tall (he is less than 50th percentile for height), I put him on an old mountain bike frame-44cm- that was his mother's bike. It, however, is a 700c wheel frame. I spray painted it his favorite colors, put some sweptback

Re: [RBW] Clems for Kids

2016-02-18 Thread WETH
in a few weeks. > > Does that help? I can't imagine how it would. What was the original > question? > > Gang greening it, > > Edwin > > On Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 1:34:44 PM UTC-6, WETH wrote: >> >> Mark, >> When my youngest son was almost 10 year

[RBW] Bike quiver update focusing on my A. Homer Hilsen

2016-02-20 Thread WETH
Rene, I enjoyed reading about the evolution of your bikes as well as your progress toward your fitness goals. Well done! Your Homer is beautiful! All the best, Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this

[RBW] Re: Tips for how to better handle Selfish Drivers?

2016-02-21 Thread WETH
Ron, I think I see a new line of Sackville bags: the hog-leg! :) Deacon, Some great tips already have been offered that I employ including hand gestures to get cars to slow and wait as well as wearing bright colors and using blinky lights. One other thing I do is to festoon my bike and bags with

[RBW] Re: Tips for how to better handle Selfish Drivers?

2016-02-21 Thread WETH
Ron, No offense taken. In your situation it was good that you were in the lead. I was thinking more of blind curves and hills with distracted drivers who are on top of cyclists before they know it. In your case and Patrick's case of drivers passing and cutting in, it makes sense to have an

[RBW] Re: Tips for how to better handle Selfish Drivers?

2016-02-21 Thread WETH
Patrick, As part of a longer family trip this summer, we drove our car from Wichita, KS to Alomogordo, NM on US 54 a two lane highway much of the way. I had to brake and prepare for evasive action several times when other cars were passing me or passing on coming vehicles when it was not safe

[RBW] Shimano bar-end shifters Albatross bars for commuting

2013-03-27 Thread WETH
Background (may be skipped as it may not be fully relevant to answering the question and is quite wordy): I purchased albatross bars for a bike my son and I are repainting and building up for him.  While waiting for him to select a frame color, I mounted the albatross bars on my daily commuter

Re: [RBW] Shimano bar-end shifters Albatross bars for commuting

2013-03-27 Thread WETH
Ryan and Steve, thank you for your responses. Steve, the bike takes a tumble on a monthly basis (I am a teacher and park my bike in the classroom; at home the dogs and children manage to knock it over regularly). In regard to index shifting on a 6 and 7, here is the product write up from the

Re: [RBW] Shimano bar-end shifters Albatross bars for commuting

2013-03-27 Thread WETH
Dear Shoji and Joe, thanks for the response. I have a bike with stem mounted shifters (friction) that I ride on the weekends. I have commuted with it, but I did not like the uncertainty of which gear I dropped into nor the time I had to spend with only one hand on the bar while navigating

Re: [RBW] Easter Morning Ride

2013-03-31 Thread WETH
Absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group,

[RBW] Re: Shimano bar-end shifters Albatross bars for commuting

2013-04-01 Thread WETH
Wow! Thanks for all the helpful and thoughtful replies; you have all given me much to consider. Yes, I shift too much, an accurate diagnosis. I remember that chapter from Grant's book, though at the time I did not think it applied to me. Overshifting is a habit I come by honestly. (True

[RBW] Re: Speaking of Photos. (Kinda off topic)

2013-04-01 Thread WETH
Manny, your photographs are beautiful. Go for it. I use smugmug and I am quite happy with them. www.smugmug.com It is very easy to set up a site, customize it, and create public and private galleries. I used to have a domain name linked to it, but I scaled back my freelancing to focus on

[RBW] Riv Inspired Motobecane Makeover

2013-04-12 Thread WETH
Yesterday was gorgeous day; today it is raining and thundering. After wrapping the Albatross bars on the Motobecane Super Mirage, I went for an early morning ride. The weather and the ride were perfect. However this makeover and ride would not have happened without the inspiration and

Re: [RBW] Re: Riv Inspired Motobecane Makeover

2013-04-12 Thread WETH
Ron, thanks for the verification on fenders. Ron and Patrick, Thanks for the suggestions for attaching bottle cages. It is always nice to have options. Many thanks and safe cycling, Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To

[RBW] Re: Sackville bags for sale.

2013-04-12 Thread WETH
Looks nice on her bike. I was tempted; interestingly I was toying with buying it and placing it on a pletscher rack, too. I am sure she will like it. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

Re: [RBW] Re: Riv Inspired Motobecane Makeover

2013-04-13 Thread WETH
Ron, Will and Matt, thanks for all the input. Here is a photo of the space I have between brakes and the top of my 1 1/4 or roughly 32mm tire. The clearance appears to be about 15mm.

Re: [RBW] Yesterday's Ride

2013-04-13 Thread WETH
Great pictures. Looks like a wonderful place to ride. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post

[RBW] Watergap adventure tour

2013-04-13 Thread WETH
Nice photo. Looks like everyone is having fun! -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this

Re: [RBW] New Riv owner -- this time, with pictures!

2013-04-15 Thread WETH
Beautiful bike. Congratulations and happy cycling. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to

[RBW] Handlebar Bag Recommendations?

2013-04-20 Thread WETH
Patrick, I have the small acorn handlebar bag on albatross bars. I like it. It holds my cellphone, wallet, keys, cable lock, and Fold-up hex wrench set. In addition, I can also fit one of the follwing: a bandanna or granola bar or camera (fuji x100). The elastic closure attaches securely

[RBW] Handlebar Bag Recommendations?

2013-04-20 Thread WETH
Patrick, One more observation: the internal wooden brace is too long to snug up the bag flush with the Albatross bars, because of the bars bend/curve. This also would create more sway I think if it weren't for the pressure exerted by my stem shifters. Without the stem shifters I don't think

[RBW] Re: Handlebar Bag Recommendations?

2013-04-20 Thread WETH
My concern is the stabalizer bar which extends the width of the bag. The keeps bag from being snugged up against the bar as it is pictured on dropbars on Acorn's website. Your idea of attaching around the stem is intriguing. I may try the bag on another bike with albatross bars and no stem

[RBW] Re: Handlebar Bag Recommendations?

2013-04-20 Thread WETH
By stabalizer bar I meant wooden brace. Apologies for any confusion. -- 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] Spring Commutes

2013-04-24 Thread WETH
Beautiful bikes; I really like the bar tape on the Hunqa. The weather looks fabulous, too. Thanks for sharing. -- 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

[RBW] Re: 58 QB frame on CL (near-ish Seattle)

2013-04-24 Thread WETH
Wow, that is a beautiful restoration! I really like the green saddle/bar tape with the orange frame. It appears the powder coating did not obscure the lug details any more than a paint job would have. Is that accurate when looking at the bike in person? I ask because I am considering powder

[RBW] Rivsters anyone have 42-44 cm noodles gathering dust?

2013-04-25 Thread WETH
Peter, if Hugh doesn't end up buying them, I am interested in buying the bars, brakes and interrupters. Many thanks, Erl -- 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

[RBW] Rivsters anyone have 42-44 cm noodles gathering dust?

2013-04-25 Thread WETH
Peter, if Hugh doesn't end up buying them, I am interested in buying the bars, brakes and interrupters. Many thanks, Erl -- 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

Re: [RBW] Re: My new (to me) Atlantis on a local ride in NJ

2013-04-25 Thread WETH
I get that message on my IPad.. -- 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send

[RBW] Re: Introduction

2013-04-25 Thread WETH
You have a beautiful bike! Thanks for sharing the great photographs. -- 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

[RBW] Re: FS: 56 cm Atlantis

2013-04-25 Thread WETH
Matt, the frame, fork, stem, and touch up paint arrived safely today. Thanks for a great transaction. I felt like a kid opening the coolest looking Christmas present. My wife had a dubious look on her face as I unpacked the box. In her defense, our screened porch contains my Surly LHT,

[RBW] Re: Doo Dah parade ramble.

2013-04-27 Thread WETH
That looked fun. Photos made me smile. 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 rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to

[RBW] Re: Cycling computers

2013-04-28 Thread WETH
I like the Planet Bike Protege 9. I bought mine at REI. I first learned of it through reviews on the Crazy Guy on a Bike website: http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/reviews/board/message/?o=1thread_id=41518page=1nested=0v=1C -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

RE: [RBW] Bombadil

2013-04-29 Thread WETH
Wow, that looks great. Look forward to photos when you have it built up. -- 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] April Overnighter

2013-04-29 Thread WETH
I enjoyed reading your description of the trip. Thanks for sharing. Great photos,too. -Erl -- 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

[RBW] Sugino Triple Cranks on Sam H.

2013-04-29 Thread WETH
According to the Riv site...a 110. Link here: http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/bbc.htm Safe cycling, Erl -- 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

[RBW] RBW April S24O - My account (long with photos in the beginning...)

2013-04-29 Thread WETH
A great write-up and photos; that trip looks like it was awesome. I love your bike as well! Erl -- 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

[RBW] A Photo From My Commute

2013-05-03 Thread WETH
Jim, that looks like a beautiful section to commute. Thanks for sharing. -Erl -- 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] Atlantis in the DC/Baltimore Metro Area?

2013-05-04 Thread WETH
Kensington, Maryland. Mine is a size 56 with 26 wheels. It is not built up yet, but you are welcome to see the frame and fork in person. Hope to have it built up in a few weeks. -Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To

[RBW] Share Photos of Your Custom Painted Atlantis

2013-05-04 Thread WETH
I own a new to me Atlantis that was well loved and used. It could really use fresh paint. Initially, I was going to have it custom painted red with cream head tube. However, when it arrived I discovered that I really like the blue/green standard color. It looks much nicer in person than

[RBW] Re: Shimano bar-end shifters Albatross bars for commuting

2013-05-04 Thread WETH
I wanted to provide an update after all the helpful responses. I installed the bar end shifters on the Albatross bars, and the set-up has worked great. The index shifting is both accurate as well as fast. I have no trouble switching through several gears when I need to. I also focussed on

Re: [RBW] Share Photos of Your Custom Painted Atlantis

2013-05-05 Thread WETH
Pudge, Kelly, and Brian thanks for sharing those. The red, copper and pewter are great colors. Your photos really help me visualize color options. Many thanks, Erl -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups RBW Owners Bunch group. To unsubscribe from this

[RBW] Re: Show me your overstuffed Small Sackville Saddlesack

2013-05-06 Thread WETH
Another vote for the large. I can easily fit two 6 packs of bottled beer, plus tool roll, u-lock, hat, gloves, frame pump, and much else. Today, I carried a box o joe from Dunkin Donuts to a meeting; I could have fit two in there and still had room! Patrick, if it won't interfere with balance

[RBW] Randonneur and Rivendell rumble.

2013-05-06 Thread WETH
Manny, those are terrific. Perhaps my favorite set of yours. Please make sure you are protecting your copyright; I can see cycling related companies wanting to use those. Make sure they pay you and give proper credit. You possess a great eye and your photography skills are growing rapidly.

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