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09-15-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,442
Posted By Doug Fattic

My guess is that the investment cast lugs that...

My guess is that the investment cast lugs that are still available have steeper angles than the original design of the frame. The easiest and best way to make them work without blacksmithing them...
09-12-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By Bad Lag

Forty Five Years Later

My bike is still awesome to ride. It is the cheapest entertainment ever. Riding it is the most healthful thing I do - transformative, really.

I "upgraded" the bike over the decades but have long...
Replies: 56
Views: 4,077
Posted By smoore

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined...

Mitch as you well know, value is only determined by what someone else (or many someones) is willing to pay for it. Suggest your friend visit Ebay under "Schwinn Paramount Bicycle" to see what others...
Forum: Foo
09-11-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,072
Posted By Rigsson

https://youtu.be/gnLtpJJgURc

https://youtu.be/gnLtpJJgURc
09-10-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 877
Posted By cyccommute

Winter: Front: Paul FHub disc, DT Swiss Alpine...

Winter: Front: Paul FHub disc, DT Swiss Alpine III, DT Swiss disc rim. Rear: Ringle’ Super 8 hub, DT Swiss Alpine III, Velocity Aeroheat rim. Tires: Kenda studded tires...
09-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By delbiker1

Increasing the blood flow increases the oxygen...

Increasing the blood flow increases the oxygen and nutrients being delivered by the blood. Also, I believe, it quickens the removal of toxins from the body. IMO, it only makes sense that would help...
Forum: Foo
09-09-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,072
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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I’m in the Big Bend area of Texas. Hiking and MTB....
09-08-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By rustystrings61

Ted Williams was their star athlete endorser,...

Ted Williams was their star athlete endorser, though, and many of Sears’ outdoorsy items were fitted with his name. I once owned a Spanish .22 target pistol manufactured by Star but branded “Ted...
09-05-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 932
Posted By caloso

10,000 in one ride: Haleakala surf to summit

10,000 in one ride: Haleakala surf to summit
Forum: BMX
09-05-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Darth Lefty

Found this, which matches your ad copy text with...

Found this, which matches your ad copy text with more detail
https://allcitycycles.com/blog/introducing_the_def_wish
09-04-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By acoustophile

My frame can be really versatile. I originally...

My frame can be really versatile. I originally had it setup as a FGFS with a bmx stem, 3" riser bars and flip of the hub to a smaller gearing allows it to bar spin and easy skidzz. In the winter I...
09-03-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,058
Posted By gugie

I've heard the "never tighten the tension screw"...

I've heard the "never tighten the tension screw" so many times I thought for sure it was gospel. It can be too loose, however.
...
09-01-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,226
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I just ordered a Colnago Master frameset, so I...

I just ordered a Colnago Master frameset, so I really don't need another bike, but I just couldn't pass this deal up.
08-31-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 926
Posted By ltokuno

N+1 Strikes Again (Oui!)

I thought I was done buying bikes.
Commute Bike? Check.
Eroica Bike? Check.
Modern Road Bike? Check.
Grail Bike? Check.
French Bike? Wait…. What?
This showed up on Craigslist....
08-31-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,226
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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The reason that I ask................................grabbed this...
08-31-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By croboy

Wilier Triestina

....home isolation..daj 8 project...
Sweet mid 90s WILIER.

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08-29-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,721
Posted By wgscott

Just remember, if it wasn't for carbon, your...

Just remember, if it wasn't for carbon, your steel bike would be a bunch of iron pipes.
Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,905
Posted By cyccommute

Because bicycle touring came first. “Bikepacking”...

Because bicycle touring came first. “Bikepacking” is a relatively recent term and is really different from “touring”. They share some similarities but the bikepacking term was coined to describe...
08-27-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,315
Posted By DiabloScott

I was kind of thinking like that. If my doctor...

I was kind of thinking like that. If my doctor told me I had to start running, would I go to a running enthusiast forum and ask how to make it suck less?
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By lonesomesteve

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this...

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this thread. I just finished putting this together a couple of weeks ago. It's a 1982 Trek 710 to which I added cantilever posts, a few other braze-on...
08-24-20, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By Kabuki12

Our niece lives in Santa Cruz and as last we...

Our niece lives in Santa Cruz and as last we heard has not been evacuated yet. Then, over in Gilroy , my wife is staying in touch with a woman that runs a rescue center for horses and she managed to...
08-23-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By mech986

California Wildfires threatening many C&V members’ homes and property

Hey all, The California wildfires have been threatening significant portions of the Big Sur area, Santa Cruz mountains, and northern California. A lot of C&V members live in those areas and many have...
08-21-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,245
Posted By ofgow

necessary for Eroica?

Pars said: “If you can't get used to toe clips/straps, just use flat pedals. No one will care.”

Oldairhead said: “I saw Tom Ritchey at Eroica California a few years ago at the top of Cypress...
08-12-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,245
Posted By rccardr

Just use flat pedals without cages or straps. ...

Just use flat pedals without cages or straps.
Nobody cares.
08-11-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,884
Posted By CAT7RDR

Whatever gets you out on the road. Truth be told,...

Whatever gets you out on the road. Truth be told, you could get two amazing vintage steel bikes for that amount of coin if you knew bikes. Since you likely do not, overpay for that shiny carbon piece...
08-11-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,884
Posted By Leebo

Cheaper than therapy and a second girlfriend,...

Cheaper than therapy and a second girlfriend, better than a gym membership. Price on miles per smiles? Most here might have 5-10 + bikes. I have 9, just getting by.
08-10-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 564
Views: 49,129
Posted By N2motorsports

Started where miramar road becomes pomerado and...

Started where miramar road becomes pomerado and stayed on it pass rancho Bernardo then rode a short bike path up to w. via rancho parkway. Turned onto the del dios highway. Beautiful views of lake...
08-09-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,574
Posted By 50PlusCycling

As long as I can maintain a steady pace, it would...

As long as I can maintain a steady pace, it would s never too hot for cycling. If I can keep moving, the air passing over and around me keeps me cool enough to continue riding. However, in really hot...
08-08-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,574
Posted By showlow

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I live in AZ. I went out riding during the heat wave the other...
08-08-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By cyccommute

A properly built wheel shouldn’t require a...

A properly built wheel shouldn’t require a quarter turn at any point in it’s life. A quarter turn of a spoke nipple is a major adjustment. The problem with most machine built wheels is that they...
08-07-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 49,035
Posted By iab

And as you can tell from that bottle, my drinking...

And as you can tell from that bottle, my drinking has stepped up during the pandemic. I'm too old for that ****.
08-07-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 666
Views: 49,035
Posted By iab

So Don Julio anejo has been by go to tequila for...

So Don Julio anejo has been by go to tequila for the last 5-6 years. At $60/bottle, it could not be beat. Sure, something over $100/bottle was better, but I didn't want to spend that much. So I...
08-05-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,170
Posted By RH Clark

I Wasn't sure if it would qualify for this forum...

I Wasn't sure if it would qualify for this forum or not, but I have spent more time here asking about older steel bikes than anywhere else, so I thought I would share it here. I have ridden it about...
08-04-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,095
Posted By ofajen

Yeah, I’ve gone back to at least one of my two...

Yeah, I’ve gone back to at least one of my two bikes being SS, but even when they were both geared, the effect of the time when riding only SS for a while hadn’t worn off. I purposely ride geared...
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,170
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, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,170
Posted By icemilkcoffee

If it's Lemond and it's steel, it's classic. QED.

If it's Lemond and it's steel, it's classic. QED.
07-25-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By 79pmooney

I find reaching the down tube location easier. ...

I find reaching the down tube location easier. Tradition says that the first cage goes on the down tube. In the '70s when I race, race bikes has a set there only.

All that said, I second Retro...
07-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,110
Posted By T-Mar

I always attributed the popularity of Italian...

I always attributed the popularity of Italian racing bicycles to their racing heritage. Nothing breeds sales success like success in high level competition.

The American builders, as a collective...
07-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,110
Posted By nomadmax

Soul. ...

Soul.
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The same thing a Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul has. ...
07-21-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,110
Posted By kunsunoke

They look like what we expect race bikes ought to...

They look like what we expect race bikes ought to look like.
They instantly evoke nostalgia for simpler times, when cycling didn't focus on marketing of plastic bikes to plastic people.
They have...
07-17-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By Barry2

Fixed it

FIXED
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Your Welcome

Barry
07-17-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By Kabuki12

Rich and I rode only as far as the light house ,...

Rich and I rode only as far as the light house , had some fruit and water and then back down the coast. We got our cards stamped at the check point. I was not aware of any northern extension beyond...
07-16-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Boerd

According to Passoni, the headtube, bottom...

According to Passoni, the headtube, bottom bracket and dropout shells are Ti 5, the rest is Ti 9:

Tubes: Titanium grade 9 (3Al/2,5V) with different thicknesses, drawn and strengthened. Titanium...
07-05-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,763
Posted By Wildwood

The answer is: What kind of a century? ...

The answer is:

What kind of a century?

Gearing and fit may be top ‘o th list!

AustroDaimler Puch made a ‘fast touring’ frame. Went on Vent Noir, Olympian and (maybe) Force bikes. 531 dB...
07-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,103
Posted By Hondo Gravel

No but I’m sure I will. I know where the tanks...

No but I’m sure I will. I know where the tanks aka ponds are were the pigs like to be that are near the road. They usually run away from you but if all confused could run into you and with those...
07-03-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,383
Posted By Boerd

New Passoni Titanio

In March I ordered a Passoni through WrenchScience in Berkley. Yesterday the frame has arrived. Below are a few pictures of the frame. The times we live in are crazy; the frame was stuck at the...
07-01-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,873
Posted By Bmach

I might have a GU for that ride but nothing other...

I might have a GU for that ride but nothing other than that.
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Where I would rather be !!!

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Windsor Missouri... pit stop on The Katy a few...
06-22-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,373
Posted By Johnk3

Cicli Barco XCr custom stainless steel 58.5 cm

This is my new custom Cicli Barco frame made with Columbus XCr which is a very thin, very light, and very expensive, stainless steel, triple butted tubing. This bike weighs 18.875 lbs. with pedals....
06-21-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,734
Posted By Wildwood

a serious answer - 'Where am I going to...

a serious answer -

'Where am I going to ride?'
The mountains - take a triple, which one? Depends on grades/surfaces..
Cruisin the flat roads - feel fast? - take the vintage DeRosa.
Hilly & fast...
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