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07-15-20, 06:34 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

jbchybridrider pics of the week!

jbchybridrider pics of the week!
07-12-20, 04:01 PM
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Views: 409
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is...

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is most similar to the Bot as far as age, level top tube, etc and it looks smaller than the Bot to me. I don’t think sizing has changed much over the years...
07-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Good to hear from you Scott and good write up! I...

Good to hear from you Scott and good write up! I assume you did OK in the fires and I’m glad for that. I want a MAP now! Only thing I would think to improve the review would be detail pics - welds,...
07-11-20, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Part Trois

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50100930513_6ed309e2fa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jkfn9M)

Man made object! By this point I was actually able to ride with both feet clipped in, but still...
07-11-20, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Part Deux

Things got hairier and I started to ride with one foot unclipped hanging near the ground. Death grip on brakes thinking “well bonus upper body workout too”.
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07-11-20, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Today was more of a bike themed adventure rather...

Today was more of a bike themed adventure rather than a ride as I spent a fair amount of time off the bike. My plan was to start in Crozet, VA, ride up Jarman Gap road to Skyline Drive, 20 ish miles...
07-10-20, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Now that is some serious major league blaspheming...

Now that is some serious major league blaspheming right there!
07-09-20, 08:02 PM
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Views: 5,580
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Right now I have Japanese tires with a little...

Right now I have Japanese tires with a little Japanese flag on my Tommasini. However, about time I put those tires on, I upgraded the brakes (aesthetically at least) to Cobaltos, so maybe kind of...
07-09-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, you have some work on your hands there, but...

Yeah, you have some work on your hands there, but the frame looks like it might clean up pretty nice. A couple of years ago, not knowing anything about Raleighs other than the Professional, I passed...
07-09-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 894
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was a 48-34 : 13-28. Yeah I guess when you're...

It was a 48-34 : 13-28. Yeah I guess when you're done with this experiment you can publish some peer reviewed chain wrap data for the SR RD.
07-09-20, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Long gone ...

Long gone ...
07-08-20, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Andy, I’ve used 34-28 on a Super Record RD, but...

Andy, I’ve used 34-28 on a Super Record RD, but agree with others that pushing bigger than a 28 wouldn’t make for a happy derailleur. If you want to cheat a little with a modern, but looks vintage...
07-08-20, 12:58 PM
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Views: 343
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wig for a Lego figure

Wig for a Lego figure
07-07-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 644
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hard to say, but I would either return it for...

Hard to say, but I would either return it for full refund so as not to have to wait for shipment of the new one or suck it up and keep it. I don’t have any experience with using 8 speed crank in a 10...
07-07-20, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Me too Doc. FWIW, you have a 40 year old...

Me too Doc. FWIW, you have a 40 year old interior.

I will be surprised if the ride actually happens and even if it does, the gabbing, the gnoshing, etc are just as much of the fun as the riding so...
07-04-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thank you and same to you sir! Even though we...

Thank you and same to you sir! Even though we should do it differently this year, I think we still celebrate. And since this is a circle of bike nerds, I give you this. There was no way I could not...
07-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 184
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I used water slide decals to rehab a Campy C...

I used water slide decals to rehab a Campy C Record era crank. That was about 3-4 years ago and it has held up well under occasional use. I brushed a small amount of decal sealant on top of it.
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07-03-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very cool! I’d like to see some close ups of the...

Very cool! I’d like to see some close ups of the paint job.
07-02-20, 03:19 PM
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Views: 302
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m sure better expertise will weigh in but I’m...

I’m sure better expertise will weigh in but I’m gonna say ‘79 or ‘80 with the portacatena dropout and over the bb routing. I don’t see a serial number but in the 80’s, the first digit denoted the...
07-02-20, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bob Jackson Reynolds 653

53 cm complete bike for $400 in RVA

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-vintage-roadbike-bob-jackson/7150642356.html

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07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very pretty build! I congratulate you on getting...

Very pretty build! I congratulate you on getting all the parts in the proper place. I once did an alcohol fueled build and put the crank on backwards.
07-01-20, 09:07 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

non-fixie looks like a nice trip. Thanks for the...

non-fixie looks like a nice trip. Thanks for the pics!

I went up to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park today to beat the heat down in the lower elevations. The ďsensationsĒ as the racers...
06-27-20, 03:29 PM
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Views: 323
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have a 51.151 Moser that is Columbus SL. I...

I have a 51.151 Moser that is Columbus SL. I bought it several years ago as a parts donor, but liked it so much I kept it. I rode it at Eroica California last year. Major difference with mine is...
06-27-20, 11:39 AM
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Views: 422
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I first go through the pile of cables taken off...

I first go through the pile of cables taken off of old bikes, former rear cables, now too short, trim down and use for front, etc., and when I need new cables generally use Jagwire, inner and outer.
06-23-20, 06:14 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

zukahn1 I like the bike. Those late 80’s and...

zukahn1 I like the bike. Those late 80’s and early 90’s MTB were tough as nails but still had an elegant look about them.

northbend you are doing some serious riding these days, keep the pics...
06-23-20, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

C40 ...

C40


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Basso that was too small for me: last...
06-22-20, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Looks like youíre set but I just found a 90 mm 1E...

Looks like youíre set but I just found a 90 mm 1E with a set of 66-42 bars.
06-22-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ahh címon, you donít have enough bikes! The...

Ahh címon, you donít have enough bikes!

The number hanger on this one makes me wonder if it was a custom or team build.
06-21-20, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got out early, loaded up the bike Rando style,...

Got out early, loaded up the bike Rando style, battled some serious humidity and did 83 miles today, covering some new territory. Rode from my house through the Presidentís route by Jeffersonís...
06-21-20, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ha, thereís a tiny crossroads near me called...

Ha, thereís a tiny crossroads near me called D-Y-K-E and it got blocked out also on a recent ride report. Thought of our Dutch friends when this was linked on another cycling website. Interesting...
06-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 353
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes best Father's Day wishes to all! I got out...

Yes best Father's Day wishes to all! I got out early on an 80 mile ride and now loafing on the sofa. No gifts this year but sporting my shirt from a couple of years ago.

...
06-21-20, 01:22 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, looks like it to me. This one has round...

Yeah, looks like it to me. This one has round tubes though. I thought this might be an early version of a Performance although all the ones Iíve seen on line are welded.
06-20-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a standout in a really nice collection...

That’s a standout in a really nice collection Doc. Beautiful lines.
06-20-20, 05:51 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes, needs bigger thighs than mine.

Yes, needs bigger thighs than mine.
06-20-20, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats a nice one Andy. Love the fork crown!

Thats a nice one Andy. Love the fork crown!
06-20-20, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If I had a garage, this would be in it. Just...

If I had a garage, this would be in it. Just because. $200!

I will not facilitate this one.

https://charlottesville.craigslist.org/bik/d/earlysville-indian-rickshaw/7144904059.html

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06-20-20, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Looking around the shop today and surprised to...

Looking around the shop today and surprised to see this still hanging on the wall. BF special - I'll throw in the headset! - this one or a more period appropriate Record.
06-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Rossin frame and fork SOLD,

This is a circa 1990 (my estimate) Rossin frame and fork. I think officially it's a 59 as that's what is stamped on the BB shell, but the Spaghetti Legs sizing system it's a 57. Top tube 57 cm c-c...
06-18-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana...

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana - condition of wanting nothing - never rode a quality steel bike.
06-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 506
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The only other internet place I really frequent...

The only other internet place I really frequent these days is Paceline and I will occasionally refer folks who are trying to sell C+V parts or need info on older bikes. Otherwise I view this place as...
06-18-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,407
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah I had a Tommasini listed here a few months...

Yeah I had a Tommasini listed here a few months ago for a bargain price that didnít sell.

Iíd like to see some comments to date this De Rosa. It looks to me to be a late 70ís - early 80ís model -...
06-17-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thatís my go to for Wheelsmith DB spokes - about...

Thatís my go to for Wheelsmith DB spokes - about a buck each.
06-16-20, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Along those lines here's an interesting Atala in...

Along those lines here's an interesting Atala in my neighborhood. Human power only though.

https://charlottesville.craigslist.org/bik/d/charlottesville-beautiful-great/7141596202.html

...
06-15-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15,712
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Rode 30 miles today on one of my standard routes...

Rode 30 miles today on one of my standard routes southwest of Charlottesville. One might think from my recent pics that we're all a bunch of lushes here in C-ville with images of vineyards, beer,...
06-12-20, 02:23 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Welcome! Definitely post pics when you can! Isnít...

Welcome! Definitely post pics when you can! Isnít Rosbif a term used for a Brit?
06-11-20, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Lots of storms overnight last night didnít do...

Lots of storms overnight last night didnít do anything to bleed off the humidity today. With the prospect of wet roads and lots of climbing I took my all rounder CiŲcc for a ride up Afton Mountain...
06-11-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

When the worms show up in the urine jars, you...

When the worms show up in the urine jars, you have problems on several levels.
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15,712
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bam! Didnít realize until just now, but you won...

Bam! Didnít realize until just now, but you won the internet yesterday!

northbend I missed your post but thatís a helluva ride to Cle Elum and back. That gravel on the east side of the pass ainít...
06-07-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have no idea but sounds like a lotta fun! ...

I have no idea but sounds like a lotta fun!

Paging mountaindave
06-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15,712
Views: 1,603,944
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Absolutely! I try to put locations and road names...

Absolutely! I try to put locations and road names in mine if people want to check it out on a map.

Today I wanted to get a sense of how Charlottesville was doing with the recent upheaval. I rode...
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