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04-02-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,320
Posted By crank_addict

Acquired this '1985' brand new old stock,...

Acquired this '1985' brand new old stock, Ochsner, full Campy in 2018 from a bike shop. That shop acquired it from another closed down shop. In 2019, the shop I acquired this from also shuttered.
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04-01-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,089
Posted By 47Ronin

This one I think will be one of the first to do....

This one I think will be one of the first to do. Hobbs Tandem - track bike re- enamelled by Roberts and modified to take derailleur.
Some wheels, a couple of brooks saddles or equivalent, some...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By 76SLT

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on...

Yes it is. Light brackets were often found on British made bikes up into the 70s I believe.
03-27-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By Ride Bianchi

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03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By robertj298

Out of shape.

After prostate problems and eventually laser surgery back last June. I've finally been able to ride a bit since the weather is starting to cooperate. Did 8 miles the other day and it wore me out. At...
03-23-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,962
Views: 243,932
Posted By Slightspeed

I've only done two rides since the California...

I've only done two rides since the California Coronavirus "Stay Home" rule came in. I decided to take a break from bikes (its been raining off and on for nearly two weeks in LA). I don't hoard TP,...
03-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,221
Posted By squirtdad

thanks...... he is actually getting some remote...

thanks...... he is actually getting some remote work and lining up a lot of travel work for when things settle down, so the view is optimistic
03-22-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By northbend

That would happen to be the bike I have owned the...

That would happen to be the bike I have owned the longest.

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03-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By 76SLT

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike. ...

My still unidentified 40s or 50s English bike.

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03-21-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By KerryP

If I ever finish a few in progress restos I'll...

If I ever finish a few in progress restos I'll probably have a different answer but for now it's this 1973.
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03-21-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By mackgoo

When my gold plated Guerciotti is done it will be...

When my gold plated Guerciotti is done it will be a tough call. But I'll always be partial to Bianchi. This is the one for today....
03-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By twolve

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03-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By P!N20

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03-21-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By Andy_K

Stella! ...

Stella!

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03-21-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,472
Posted By non-fixie

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03-20-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,221
Posted By TXsailor

I still have plenty from the last ammo crunch and...

I still have plenty from the last ammo crunch and lots of components to load more. Maybe I can trade 1,000 primers and a roll of toilet paper for a 3rensho in my size:roflmao2:
03-19-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,327
Posted By bark_eater

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03-18-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,205
Posted By mechanicmatt

My bike

So to start, I have an old lugged Trek 750 that I acquired during the Recession and never did squat with. Now's the time. No parts I know of at this moment I need but we will see, anyone know of a...
03-18-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 719
Posted By scarlson

The glue that holds together a Vitus 979 is...

The glue that holds together a Vitus 979 is heat-cured at 175ºF for 30 minutes. The rarest of them all! :roflmao:
02-20-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 98,977
Posted By mtmann

Another 750 in the house

I picked up a third lugged Trek 750 last October, pretty cheap from CL on the east side of the state. This one is also a 1990 model - 19" size in the black with green graphics. I already have a 1990...
02-10-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,058
Posted By berner

I would say that the hard part is maintaining a...

I would say that the hard part is maintaining a positive attitude while you scan the horizon. Just faking a smile is likely to put a real smile on your face.
01-19-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,051
Posted By FiftySix

Pardon me . . . while I lower the average of the...

Pardon me . . . while I lower the average of the thread.

:innocent:


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01-08-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 10,402
Posted By clubman

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my...

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my basement.
01-08-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,837
Posted By dsaul

Do you have a 1x specific chainring? This is...

Do you have a 1x specific chainring? This is what usually happens when someone creates their own 1x drivetrain by using a chainring that was designed for shifting.
01-06-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,952
Posted By zjrog

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I also have a 22" Trek 7000. 1990 or 1991 model. Original except for...
12-31-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 766
Posted By JehD

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not...

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not long enough.



My point was its the older pre 06 cruiser with a completely different frame than the 06 and up bikes. Thats why the Monark works on...
12-29-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By GAtkins

The Hardest Part For Me Is Getting Out The Garage Door

I'm a clyde. 56yoa, 280lbs, down from 340lbs in July. Today it was approx. 40F with a 14mph wind. I did 32 miles today. I've done 1,250 miles since mid July, after having been off the bike for 10...
12-28-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,672
Posted By Kabuki12

I try not to set a fixed budget. As I...

I try not to set a fixed budget. As I build/rebuild whatever I am working on I look around for whatever I need and put it on the bike. If it costs money I just buy what I can afford and stick to...
12-20-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,021
Posted By Murray Missile

HO slot cars, I still had a few from when I was a...

HO slot cars, I still had a few from when I was a kid back in the 60's and decided to get back into it about this time last year. It was fairly cheap when I was a kid but it sure isn't anymore!
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12-20-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,021
Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
11-21-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,236
Posted By hokiefyd

I have those on my Trek 750 (the Microshift 9-sp...

I have those on my Trek 750 (the Microshift 9-sp thumbs). I run them in friction mode on a 7-speed cassette. They're quality units.
11-05-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,310
Posted By Miele Man

I've given up on commercial bicycle handlebar...

I've given up on commercial bicycle handlebar tape due to its expense, thickness, fast wear, and difficulty securing the ends by the reinforcing sleeve of the handlebar. I now use Renfrew Brand...
10-31-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 70,482
Posted By Reynolds

Bador/Vitus 979: ...

Bador/Vitus 979:
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10-27-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By jbchybridrider

1989 Sakae Litage ...

1989 Sakae Litage

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10-21-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 679,067
Posted By ciclimeacci

Just picked up a 60cm Nishiki Cervino that...

Just picked up a 60cm Nishiki Cervino that MauriceMoss helped identify. No decals remain. Its serial number is 9835. Pretty close in manufacture to Jmpierce, down to the color. Condition on the other...
10-04-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By T-Mar

While Shimano standardized on the M5 Campagnolo...

While Shimano standardized on the M5 Campagnolo style boss for SIS, they did catalogue New Dura-Ace and New 600EX SIS lever sets for the M4.5 Shimano boss for a short time. I assume Shimano were...
10-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,936
Posted By nomadmax

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the...

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the LBS every few years. I still teach bike patrol classes and urban stuff beats up a bike. It's been a while since I bought a new road bike, mainly because...
10-04-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,936
Posted By thinktubes

Around 1998. I had gone to Turin in Evanston...

Around 1998.

I had gone to Turin in Evanston with the idea of getting a Gunnar frame to build up a touring bike. While I was working out the details, the saleswoman took a long phone call, which...
10-03-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,936
Posted By JohnDThompson

At least 40 years for me as well. I think a Trek...

At least 40 years for me as well. I think a Trek 710 frameset bought through the shop where I worked as a mechanic was the last one.
10-03-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By AU Tiger

It's interesting to see the different...

It's interesting to see the different perspectives on this question, all of which are no doubt based on personal experience.

I have four bike shops within a 30-minute drive of my home. I've...
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By tgullitti

Hi Everyone, Just want to let you all know: I...

Hi Everyone,
Just want to let you all know: I just sold my bike for $180. I told him he could probably resell it again and get his money back. But he said no he said he loved it and would keep...
09-21-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,802
Posted By cqlink

Parts and price update: Campy 27.2 Record...

Parts and price update:

Campy 27.2 Record seatpost in really nice shape: $38.00 shipped
Cinelli 64-40 Giro D'Italia bars (pending) $30.00 shipped

Sub-total: $663.00

Pic update:

Front...
09-19-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,330
Posted By bbbean

Always go with the shop you like the best, and...

Always go with the shop you like the best, and the one that offers the best service. Any major brand bike will ride great when its properly fitted and tuned. You want a shop that will get you there...
08-27-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,776
Posted By Gerry221

My first century!

Not bad for a 53 year old, 310lb guy.

Very...
05-13-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,767
Posted By BFisher

Those Ribo touring shoes look interesting. I...

Those Ribo touring shoes look interesting.
I currently ride in these. They work well with clips and straps....
03-10-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 24,242
Posted By dweenk

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02-20-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,205
Views: 679,067
Posted By steveridessteel

Cervino

Folks,

Here is a unique one. Nishiki Cervino made in Italy, imported in 82. I purchased it frame only from Ted Ernsts shop in Manhattan Beach in 83-84. I have lots of additional info if needed.
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11-15-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,411
Posted By Kabuki12

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1976 or so Diamond Formula with incorrect decal...
10-07-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 98,977
Posted By Wharf Rat

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The old one is hanging in the garage. I stripped...
09-06-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3,967
Views: 502,624
Posted By mort1369

Just to the local Kroger (Smith's) and back. ...

Just to the local Kroger (Smith's) and back.

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Trek Unloading (https://flic.kr/p/M5rJGr) by John...
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