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06-01-20, 07:00 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,175
Posted By botty kayer

One of my favourite streets artists Zabou has...

One of my favourite streets artists Zabou has recently done a series of excellent portraits of some heroes of comedy, on the side of The Bill Murray/Angel Comedy Club in Islington, London. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,175
Posted By botty kayer

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05-24-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 422
Posted By botty kayer

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi...

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi Daccordi doing what he does, I came across this on Youtube recently, enjoy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW7811sQ7MI
05-23-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By botty kayer

Jersey looks perfect for that guy from the...

Jersey looks perfect for that guy from the Beetlejuice movie. I don't know if he's 'on here' or if he cycles though....
05-22-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3,238
Views: 267,617
Posted By botty kayer

The decal on the down tube between the shifter...

The decal on the down tube between the shifter bosses, looks like a 80th anniversary Carnielli sticker (1909-89) so guessing its a 1989 one. That is probably the most sought after year for those...
05-15-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

Today in Marble Arch in London. ...

Today in Marble Arch in London.
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The horse head on the right is called 'still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19,390
Views: 4,066,093
Posted By botty kayer

A lovely retro Reynolds 753 jersey arrived today....

A lovely retro Reynolds 753 jersey arrived today.
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05-14-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By botty kayer

Hi Ben, thanks, it gets lots of attention out on...

Hi Ben, thanks, it gets lots of attention out on the road, I guess it really stands out amongst the more modern bikes riding around here in London. Some more pics for you as requested....
05-12-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By botty kayer

Nice bike. I think the hands in the air...

Nice bike.

I think the hands in the air victory celebration on the head tube is great, That bike has the engraved version whereas I have the later decal version....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 144,923
Posted By botty kayer

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and...

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and tweaked Merckx MX Leader, with some nerdy matchy-matchy colours....
05-03-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,224
Posted By botty kayer

I would suggest the best value option for...

I would suggest the best value option for increasing comfort over rubbish roads would be to get wider tyres.

What are you riding at the moment? 23c? 25c? I think 28c is the sweet spot, wider than...
04-30-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 29,624
Posted By botty kayer

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04-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

Zabou the artist who did the two Salvador Dali...

Zabou the artist who did the two Salvador Dali pics above also did this portrait of Becca, a young person who went from being homeless to representing England in the Homeless World Cup. Photographed...
04-26-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,726
Views: 2,217,033
Posted By botty kayer

Thanks. This bike encourages me to go faster like...

Thanks. This bike encourages me to go faster like no other bike I've owned, so I'm often in the drops, long low and fast. It's at the small end of the frames I ride, (57cm), I'm 185cm, but I love it,...
04-26-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By botty kayer

Great stuff as always. As you know I have a...

Great stuff as always.

As you know I have a 1996 Litespeed made EX and to my knowledge all the AX frames were made with 3Al - 2.5V ti, but the EX versions had main frame tubes (TT, DT, ST) made...
04-26-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,726
Views: 2,217,033
Posted By botty kayer

My recently finished Merckx MX Leader with Campag...

My recently finished Merckx MX Leader with Campag 10 speed.
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04-26-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 29,624
Posted By botty kayer

My bike and that of a photo-bombing Deliveroo...

My bike and that of a photo-bombing Deliveroo rider today in Chinatown in London.
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04-24-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

Hello, sorry its on Commercial St in east London....

Hello, sorry its on Commercial St in east London. Its by the artist Zabou and is of course of Salvador Dali. It replaces another Dali in exactly the same location done by the same artist, that...
04-22-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

Nearly, its a bronze lady hare:). Its by Sophie...

Nearly, its a bronze lady hare:). Its by Sophie Ryder and is called 'crawling', recently put on display in Berkley Square in London. https://www.sophieryder.com/

I cycled past and was like 'hey...
04-22-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

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04-21-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 25,602
Posted By botty kayer

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04-21-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

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04-15-20, 12:48 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 189,838
Posted By botty kayer

As always, thank you, very interesting as usual. ...

As always, thank you, very interesting as usual.

So the super expensive Belgian Merckx is not what it says it is, that's a bit cheeky for that kind of money.

Funny what you say about the R653,...
04-14-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 189,838
Posted By botty kayer

Hi Jacek, do you remember this post you made on...

Hi Jacek, do you remember this post you made on my Litespeed built Titanium EX up thread?

I didn't notice myself until you pointed it out, and I've noticed a few other Litespeed built EX's and...
04-14-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,175
Posted By botty kayer

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04-13-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 29,624
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,418
Views: 372,050
Posted By botty kayer

Here's a series of photos I've taken during the...

Here's a series of photos I've taken during the Corona virus shutdown over the last week in central London. These locations are normally crowded with people and vehicles and I've never seen them so...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 349,944
Posted By botty kayer

On my daily permitted brief pandemic exercise...

On my daily permitted brief pandemic exercise break, I'm still enjoying taking photographs of London's busy spots that under the current lock-down are mostly deserted. This is a view from outside St...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 1,414,053
Posted By botty kayer

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars...

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars here, but I've always liked the simple elegance of the Pininfarina designed Peugeot 504 cabriolet, and here's a fine example from 1974 I spotted in London...
03-29-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 73,394
Posted By botty kayer

OK thanks cyccommute . I'm new to the thread...

OK thanks cyccommute .

I'm new to the thread and have not managed to go through all the pages, so apologies if this mission has been done before, if it has just say and I'll set another one.
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03-28-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 73,394
Posted By botty kayer

Here's Piccadilly Circus in central London,...

Here's Piccadilly Circus in central London, normally one of the busiest junctions in London. Behind me is Piccadilly, to my left is Regent St up to Oxford St, the lone bus is coming from Shaftsbury...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,879
Posted By botty kayer

I've not bothered with the newer expensive Campag...

I've not bothered with the newer expensive Campag wheels as I'm still working my way through my collection of Ebay found wheels in excellent condition I got for a fraction of their original cost....
03-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

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03-21-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,550
Posted By botty kayer

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03-21-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 25,602
Posted By botty kayer

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives. ...

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives.

We're still allowed to ride here in London, for now at least. I took an extra inner tube with me, and enough food and water to not need to stop...
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 349,944
Posted By botty kayer

Only a pic from my crappy phone. This was this...

Only a pic from my crappy phone. This was this afternoon on Waterloo Bridge in London, normally so busy with traffic and people that you'd never be able to easily amble into the central reservation...
03-17-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 189,838
Posted By botty kayer

I've just finished building up my new to me Eddy,...

I've just finished building up my new to me Eddy, a Domo Farm Frites MX Leader.

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03-17-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,238
Views: 267,617
Posted By botty kayer

Nicest looking Puch I've ever seen, good...

Nicest looking Puch I've ever seen, good work:thumb:​​​​​​​
Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 349,944
Posted By botty kayer

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03-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 13,750
Posted By botty kayer

How many folk need to croak before C-record parts...

How many folk need to croak before C-record parts become affordable?

...asking for a friend:innocent:
03-11-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By botty kayer

I thought those Spinergy's were known as...

I thought those Spinergy's were known as collapsible wheels of death, hope you've got good dental insurance? :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,175
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 349,944
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,876
Views: 1,414,053
Posted By botty kayer

I like it, part Ferrari, part hearse:) I...

I like it, part Ferrari, part hearse:)

I spotted this 1958 Bentley today, 62 years old and looks as good as new....
03-04-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,371
Views: 95,977
Posted By botty kayer

Wow I think that's the steepest downward facing...

Wow I think that's the steepest downward facing top tube I've ever seen.
03-03-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,005
Posted By botty kayer

:) Woah 17, that was quite a bike cave you had....

:) Woah 17, that was quite a bike cave you had. And the ones you have left sound very cool.

As this thread has proved, and you yourself have said many times, the descriptions are one thing, but it...
02-28-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,005
Posted By botty kayer

Thanks again, very interesting. I have seen...

Thanks again, very interesting.

I have seen you mention across your various threads that you own a number of Eddy Merckx frames. Have you posted pics of them on this forum somewhere? If yes where...
02-26-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 18,005
Posted By botty kayer

You sir are brilliant, you paint such an...

You sir are brilliant, you paint such an evocative scene :)

So its a late 93/early 94 frame. I didn't mention it before but there is a name on the top tube, I looked up the name but did not find...
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