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04-10-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By SpeedofLite

Beautiful bike! What are the make and model of...

Beautiful bike!
What are the make and model of those rims?
I like how they set the frame colors off even more.
04-10-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) Introducing SUNTOUR XCD 6000

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04-10-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) Introducing CAMPAGNOLO Croce d' Aune

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04-10-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Loaded Touring -- CANNONDALE ST1000 and TREK 520

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04-03-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By SpeedofLite

No, unfortunately. There is usually a short...

No, unfortunately. There is usually a short description of the front cover in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents. This one provides no detail, not even where they were. Sometimes the...
04-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Across the Straits"
"The Bikes the Stars Use"
"Race Results"

"TECHNICAL The Custom Frame" was posted previously (2nd article in the post) at...
03-30-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Specialized Epics -- StumpJumper and Allez

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03-24-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 239
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Nishiki, Univega, and Trek

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
This post is for featured models NISHIKI International, UNIVEGA Range Rover 18, and TREK 1000....
03-24-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By SpeedofLite

I feel the same way. In fact, more than once...

I feel the same way.
In fact, more than once I've thought of starting to construct a genealogy chart/timeline showing the movement of key people, creation of new companies, and the demise of...
03-23-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By SpeedofLite

FS: 1967 Schwinn Panther ($600 plus shipping)

BIKE HAS BEEN SOLD.
PRICE REDUCTION: Still $600 for local pick-up, but will now ship free to continental US address.

Born February 1967 in Chicago, IL, USA
Dual racks, horn, single-speed, Bendix...
03-23-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Centurion, GT, and Mongoose

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
This post is for featured models CENTURION LeMans, GT Karakoram, and MONGOOSE Alta.

The...
03-22-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Bianchi, Raleigh, and Miyata

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
ThIs post presents the road tests for featured models BIANCHI Sport SX, RALEIGH Instinct, and...
03-20-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) All About Indexed Shifting (Berto)

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03-18-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By SpeedofLite

I would hope for the 3Rensho or the Hetchins, but...

I would hope for the 3Rensho or the Hetchins, but I wouldn't pass on the Kellogg or the Somec.
Every time I run across a Spectrum, it reminds me of a tour I did in Vermont in 1986 with Vermont...
03-18-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Kellogg, 3Rensho, Somec, and Hetchins

Winners of Bicycling's Guest Editor Contest ride and review KELLOGG Spectrum, 3RENSHO Katana, SOMEC SLX/AIR, and HETCHINS Novus Ductor.
Only the first page of the article and pages with bike photos...
03-15-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: March 1991 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included:
"Letters"
"Quick Releases"
"Riding Technique: Frankie Andreu on Pack Riding"
"Group Therapy" - a comparison of key features of component groups
"Off the Back -- If I Were Greg...
03-14-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By SpeedofLite

Ha! Yeah, you won't see anything newer than 1991...

Ha! Yeah, you won't see anything newer than 1991 from me...... until next year.
I cap these articles at 30 yrs ago for C&V.
But even then I swear I can feel vibrations from some far off grumbling....
03-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Buyers' Guide -- Table of Specifications

The first three pages of the Table of Specifications are shown below to wet your beak.
The full Table of Specifications (pdf) can be viewed and downloaded at this link for the next week or so, or...
03-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Buyers' Guide -- The 9 Hottest Bikes of 1991

Featured bikes are KESTREL 500 EMS, FISHER RS-1, NISHIKI NFS Altron, IBIS S.S.(12-inch), BRIDGESTONE CB-0, CANNONDALE SE 1000, MOUNTAIN GOAT Route 66, SPECIALIZED StumpJumper M2 Team, and GIANT...
03-12-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By SpeedofLite

A longer article reviewing the Chorus gruppo in...

A longer article reviewing the Chorus gruppo in the very next issue (Dec 1987).
I must have missed it when I looked ahead.
Mi dispiace.
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03-12-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1987) KIRK PRECISION Mg-alloy frame (new product intro))

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03-12-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) Introducing CAMPAGNOLO Chorus

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03-10-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) 6 Top MTBs at Slickrock Trail

CANNONDALE SM900, MOUNTAIN GOAT Escape Goat, SPECIALIZED Stumpjumper Team, ABM American Breezer, FAT CITY Wicked Fat Chance, and IBIS were reviewed.
The SM900, Escape Goat, Stumpjumper Team, and...
03-10-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) The Browning Transmission

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03-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: March 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
"Coming of Age" - Editorial
"Expedition Dragon" - the itinerant Ian Hibell in Indonesia
"Technical Q & A"

"Gearing to Suit You" by Frank Berto is a jewel....
03-05-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Four High Value Aluminum Bikes

CANNONDALE SR600, TREK 1200, NISHIKI Altron 7000, and MANGUSTA 5000 are reviewed.
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03-03-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Women's Bike Buyers Guide (featuring 3 for short women)

Featured bikes are SPECIALIZED Sirrus, LOTUS Unique, and SHOGUN Prairie Breaker Team Issue.
The 1987 Women's Bike Buyers Guide is attached as a pdf file.
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03-02-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) TESCH 101

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02-28-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedofLite

Here you go. ...

Here you go.


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02-28-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: March 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Tortilla Flat: Anatomy of a Club Tour "
"Bicycling in Israel"
"Letters"

"Road Test: MASI Gran Criterium" was posted previously at...
02-25-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) BRIDGESTONE MB-1

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02-21-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 382
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) SHIMANO 600 EX (10K mi) / SUNTOUR Superbe Pro (5K mi)

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02-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) PEUGEOT Galaxie

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02-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 137
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) FUJI Titanium

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02-12-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Value-Packed ATBs

Yes, they're still called ATBs.....in 1987 anyway.
But resistance appears to be growing.

Featured models are SCHWINN Sierra, SUPERGO Access, UNIVEGA Rover Sport, RALEIGH Elkhorn, and FISHER...
02-10-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Touring Shoes

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02-10-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By SpeedofLite

I've bypassed a few shoe reviews in Bicycling...

I've bypassed a few shoe reviews in Bicycling thinking to post them later.
I'll see if 1984 had one for touring shoes and post it separately from this thread, but edit this post with the link.
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02-09-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) Panniers

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02-07-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By SpeedofLite

Yes, April 1988. I have it and can post it by...

Yes, April 1988.
I have it and can post it by tomorrow.
Look for the Frames and Framebuilding (1988) Bicycling/Merlin Titanium Project Bike post.
02-07-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: February 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"How Much Ground..." -- a glimpse of the Groundhog Invitational at Lake Harriet, Minnesota.
"the park, the city, and the cyclist" -- bicycling in central park, new york...
02-03-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By SpeedofLite

I'll be there for the first time. Likely riding...

I'll be there for the first time.
Likely riding a 90s Slingshot or Litespeed.
02-02-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Loaded Touring Bikes (CLAUD BUTLER, RALEIGH, FUJI)

CLAUD BUTLER Super Dalesman, RALEIGH Portage, and FUJI America are reviewed.
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02-01-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By SpeedofLite

BG, I'd be surprised if you missed it, but just...

BG, I'd be surprised if you missed it, but just in case you did...https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1222336-road-test-bike-review-1986-bianchi-volpe.html
I didn't even see the Volpe in the...
02-01-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- Table of Specifications

The 1987 Bicycling Buyers' Guide contained specifications of 189 models. The pdf file is 64 MB.
Here's a cloud link to the file that will be active at least 1 week after the date of this post:...
02-01-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,012
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- 3 Touring Models

Bicycling magazine's 1987 Buyers' Guide contains road tests/reviews of 9 featured bikes (3 Racing, 3 All-Terrain [ATB], 3 Touring) and a Table of Specifications for 189 bikes total.
In the Table of...
01-31-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- 3 ATB Models

Bicycling magazine's 1987 Buyers' Guide contains road tests/reviews of 9 featured bikes (3 Racing, 3 All-Terrain [ATB], 3 Touring) and a Table of Specifications for 189 bikes total.
In the Table of...
01-31-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- 3 Racing Models

Bicycling magazine's 1987 Buyers' Guide contains road tests/reviews of 9 featured bikes (3 Racing, 3 All-Terrain [ATB], 3 Touring) and a Table of Specifications for 189 bikes total.
In the Table of...
01-29-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) CENTURION Ironman Expert

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01-28-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) Brakes -- Stopping Power and Sensitivity (Modulation)

A brake testing machine is used to test 18 brakesets and 3 after-market pads.
Brakesets tested were CAMPAGNOLO (Victory, Cobalto, Triomphe), DIA-COMPE (Royal Gran Compe, Royal Compe), GALLI KL,...
01-27-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By SpeedofLite

I wondered why they chose to photograph these...

I wondered why they chose to photograph these bikes from an angle that would tend to accentuate that.
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