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10-18-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Picked up a Merckx Pro

Cool bikes have been thin on the ground on my local CL for quite some time now but an Ď82 Merckx Pro popped up in my size for a very good price. I have an Ď85 Pro and Ď89 Century, both interestingly...
10-17-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By Murray Missile

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly........

The more I look at it the more I think it's getting a repaint, especially since VeloCal reproduces all the decals in a wide range of colors. Given the overall condition of the bike I would likely do...
10-16-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,873
Posted By Murray Missile

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out...

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out to actually be super cool and you should see the rod brake Raleigh he has! He admitted he's not really a bike guy but he picked it up to flip and...
10-14-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 875
Posted By Nemosengineer

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has...

Well that's not good news, Bob Jackson cycles has served me well, I have a World Tour with Aerohead lugs, in September I ordered a Audax Club in full Reynolds 853 OS tubes and fork blades, with the...
10-11-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By bulgie

It might just be "A", but I bet it is "AV"...

It might just be "A", but I bet it is "AV" (avant, meaning front) with the V disappearing in the small brass fillet. Do the rears have "AR" (arriere)?

I've never seen them bent like that, and I...
10-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By Classtime

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and...

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and called it good. I'm looking into painting the interior of my bathtub with one of the rubberizing products and installing a drain but that stuff is...
10-08-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) CAMPAGNOLO Victory gruppo

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09-24-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By MiloFrance

J P Routens track bike SOLD

SOLD SOLD SOLD
Good morning everyone. I have only just acquired this but quickly found out it's too small, 55 X 55. Happy to split, send bits, or sell it as a whole bike with or without pedals...
09-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,188
Posted By conspiratemus1

Beauties! I think of the song about the...

Beauties!

I think of the song about the Battle of New Orleans:

I fumbled my grip and the balls they kept a-coming
But there wasnít nigh as many as there was a while ago.
I fumbled once more...
09-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 501
Posted By DownByLaw

Restored my high school bike

Hi all,

Been working on my high school bike over the "quarantine" months, a 1985 or so Nishiki Custom Sport, Kawamura frame.
Original to the bike are the calipers, headset and bars. All other...
09-14-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,610
Posted By JacobLee

It's not a sailboat, but it's classic, I guess. I...

It's not a sailboat, but it's classic, I guess. I built this wooden rowboat a few years ago with my wife and daughter, and it's been a lot of fun. I spend a few hours per year touching up the paint,...
09-13-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,631
Posted By speedevil

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride...

The 3rd annual Bourbon and Tobacco Tour road ride is in the historical documents. We had good weather (and timing - more on that later). The roads in LBL do not disappoint - long climbs on the Trace...
09-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By nlerner

FS: 90s Landshark Frameset, Reynolds 853

Up for sale is a Landshark frameset from the 90s fillet brazed from Reynolds 853 steel. I bought this locally, and the top tube (which is tear-drop shaped) was unpainted. The seller told me that he...
09-06-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 490
Posted By jamesdak

Bunch of pictures Team Z Lemond

Finally got my hands on one of these courtesy of verktyg .

Finally took the time a few minutes ago to grab a set of pictures.

This is pretty much just as I got it from him. About the only...
09-01-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By oneclick

French (metric) tubing frame blocks

Following a conversation here and in the forsale forum I now have a set of frame blocks in metric sizes - 26.0 and 28.0 mm.

So if there is someone who has a french dent and wants to borrow them...
08-27-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By madpogue

BF quote of the week.

BF quote of the week.
08-27-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By dunrobin

Saying goodbye to an old friend

In 1990 after having a new Miele road bike and ritchey mtb stolen I bought this bike new from a cycle path in Toronto. It was nothing special, some exage gears and a ubrake in the back. I had many...
08-27-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, he did. But not quite like the OP's unit....

Yes, he did. But not quite like the OP's unit. Pino's cartridge was Italian thread, and used lockrings on both sides to hold it in place, unlike the "fixed cup" on the drive side of the OP's unit....
08-25-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,625
Posted By JohnDThompson

Straight-blade forks. Meh. Just meh.

Straight-blade forks.

Meh.

Just meh.
08-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By chaslewis

Rare and Beautiful- 1973 Ellis-Briggs Road Bike, Reynolds 531, Italian components

Iím selling my prized 1973 Ellis-Briggs English road bike that I bought new in Portland for $150 (a fortune for me at the time) in 1974 (yeah, Iím too old for road riding Ė thatís why Iím selling...
08-20-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 737
Posted By retrodude

Update: Alternate C anchor point worked for me! ...

Update: Alternate C anchor point worked for me!

A bit more background: While trolling Vancouver Craigslist I spotted an RD-7402 in rough shape for $20. I always liked these but have never owned DA...
08-18-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,340
Posted By SJX426

Done: It does look cleaner. ...

Done: It does look cleaner.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50240332551_f4f5c76f07_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jxyQwc)P1030664 (https://flic.kr/p/2jxyQwc) on Flickr...
08-17-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,739
Posted By cuda2k

Bringing this thread back rather than making a...

Bringing this thread back rather than making a new one - to anyone who saw VeloBase down today, it's back and running. That was my doing as I was deploying the first new build in probably 3-4 years....
08-16-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By randyjawa

Great job on the restoration. I like the bike a...

Great job on the restoration. I like the bike a lot. Two Holdsworth Records have come my way, over the years.

The first, a complete bicycle......
08-13-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,643
Posted By Oldairhead

These are of my bike from two different years at...

These are of my bike from two different years at Eroica California. The motorbike is a 1962 BMW R60/2 and the bicycle is a 1962 Legnano Gran Premio. The bicycle is a veteran of 2 L'Eroica long...
08-13-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,643
Posted By thinktubes

Had a 1973 CB360 just like this one - top speed...

Had a 1973 CB360 just like this one - top speed 70 mph. **** :p

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2e/1976_CB_360.jpg

KZ900 based chopper my dad built in the early 80s
...
08-12-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,643
Posted By La Brea Bike

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'31 BSA Sloper Project
08-12-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By walking disease

Just for posterity, and/or if anyone is...

Just for posterity, and/or if anyone is interested, this story has a happy ending! I reached out to the seller about the discrepancy, he said he didn't realize the wheels had an eight speed cassette...
08-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,196
Posted By sheddle

Bottom brackets.

Bottom brackets.
08-10-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By obrentharris

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box...

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box today! What a fine piece of work. I'm definitely the only one on my block with one of these.
...
08-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By Dylansbob

20yrs bike picking. I've had finds, but this one......whew

Sooo a 10spd Pinarello bike popped up on FB this evening. More pics coming tomorrow after I've had a chance to clean and look over. My heart is still racing 4hrs later. First pic is as found. I had...
08-09-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: August 1980 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:

Editorial: "Does Cycling Have a Future"
"Close-Up with Eric Heiden"
"Bikes for Short Cyclists" (including Small Bike Survey results)

The Bicycle Workshop...
08-09-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,049
Posted By Roger M

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08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,540
Posted By BlueDevil63

1975 Masi Gran Criterium - just acquired

I just received this. Pictures are as it came out of the box (reassembled of course). It is a CyclArt restoration and very well done. Martano rims are a nice correct touch as are the cable ends. I'll...
08-06-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By spiker

Check out weight lifting gloves as well. I have...

Check out weight lifting gloves as well. I have huge hands and found knit gloves with a padded palm there that were almost big enough an d the price was nice
08-06-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Petit Breton

Bicycle Road frame 1936 ???

Hello, I take this opportunity to show you this road bike frame. It has curious details for me. Stamped on the superior left seat stay is the word "****ERI" and the number "298". I don't know what...
08-04-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,017
Posted By shnibop

FS. 3Rensho, Full Dura Ace AX, pantographed bits

Alright, time has come to let another 3Rensho free.


Pictures first, then details...


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08-04-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1976) SPEEDWELL Titanium Track Frame

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Forum: Southeast
08-03-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Blues_Angel

Gulf State Park Gulf Shores Alabama

Checking in from the Florida Panhandle area. Have any of you been to the Gulf State Park in Gulf Shores Alabama? Great place to ride- over 28 miles of paved trails through a beautiful area of the...
08-03-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By T-Mar

It's definitely SILVER, not SILSTAR. The Sekine...

It's definitely SILVER, not SILSTAR. The Sekine spec sheets stated SILVER and Sutherland's specifically mention Silver as one of the oddball crankasets with 3 degree taper. The model name doesn't...
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,219
Posted By RH Clark

I just got back "WITH THE BIKE" guys! It was love...

I just got back "WITH THE BIKE" guys! It was love at first sight and it rides so smooth. I haven't put it on a scale yet but the owner says it weighs 18 lbs. He worked as a bike mechanic for 10 years...
08-02-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,240
Posted By velothree

SOLD!!Grandis, 56cm Campione Del Mondo bike

Excellent condition with period correct Campagnolo Super Record group. Super Champion Gentleman rims, VeloFlex tires, SunTour Winner Pro FW and KMC chain. New toe clips and straps. Wheels straight...
07-31-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By scarlson

Swift on still-warm dirt Silk and dynamo...

Swift on still-warm dirt
Silk and dynamo whisper
Beneath comet's gaze
07-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By iab

I looked forever Period correct too much I'm...

I looked forever
Period correct too much
I'm broke and happy
07-31-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By non-fixie

Oh dear, old bike, effin' seat post is stuck ...

Oh dear, old bike,
effin' seat post is stuck
sound of hammer.
07-29-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 994
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Rear Derailleurs for Racing (Berto)

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...
07-28-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,834
Posted By francophile

Hey tgot just popped in here to say: Got your...

Hey tgot just popped in here to say: Got your twin!

I can't ride this comfortably due to size (I tried soooo hard) so I listed it for sale just before the pandemic exploded. I pulled the listing...
07-27-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By orangeology

done. luckily the surface was all, no internal...

done. luckily the surface was all, no internal fatigue/cracks. did moderate filing & polishing on both sides. i can sleep now.
...
07-27-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 610
Posted By Brewsmith

FS: 58cm Medici Pro Strada Frameset, Mavic Headset, Pantographed Stem and Bars

Selling a very nice Medici Pro Strada frameset. The frame is structurally perfect and features beautiful lugwork and one of the cleanest top tube routing options I have seen. This was completely...
07-26-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 840
Posted By pcb

Found In My Basement: Fujita Professional Racer Shoes

These shoes have been kicking around my abodes for 40yrs now. I bought two pair in '80 when I worked at Fuji Cycle Center of NJ, where the previous owner, Ken Moriya, brought in a bunch of...
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