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11-17-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By Classtime

I think I'd go with the Elites (and some...

I think I'd go with the Elites (and some traditional bars ��)
11-14-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

The top tube is likely only 57cm. I had a 62cm ;...

The top tube is likely only 57cm. I had a 62cm ; '86 with a shortish TT and now ride an 58cm '86 with a 56.5 TT. If you don't have an '86 and it fits, make room. It looks unmolested.
11-14-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,935
Posted By Classtime

8 was the max for me and it was just ok--being...

8 was the max for me and it was just ok--being finicky. That experience was with normal Campy SR shifters and rear derailleur together with a Sram chain and 8 speed Ultegra cassette. I only had one...
11-13-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Classtime

Still needs new brake blocks. ...

Still needs new brake blocks.
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Just about done..
11-12-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Classtime

Is a thing. Seems Scott Mathouser is still...

Is a thing. Seems Scott Mathouser is still around. And Koolstop makes a version.
11-11-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Classtime

They are placeholders. I only have two of the...

They are placeholders.
I only have two of the Weinmann clips and they will go on when I get brake lever hoods and new cables.
I'm troubled by the Campy 626a. How low should the guide be positioned....
11-11-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Classtime

I removed everything but the fixed cup, then...

I removed everything but the fixed cup, then washed and waxed trying to be careful with the decals. Man, those things are delicate. I used nail polish on part of the 531 but it is too thick. I plan...
11-10-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Classtime

Restoration/Preservation of Raleigh Competition G. S.

I got it with much of the Catalog Spec. Missing a wheel, the rear rim is an Ambrosio Elite,
the FW is a Suntour 13/28 and obviously the saddle.
First concern is the preservation of the decals. I'm...
11-09-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Classtime

Fantastic. On my solo ride today, I passed a dad...

Fantastic. On my solo ride today, I passed a dad and his three kids, then a bit later, a mom and dad with their kid. I taught my son to fish and right now, he prefers the fishing. My daughter will...
11-09-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,152
Posted By Classtime

If nice but ridden some bikes can go for 12-1400,...

If nice but ridden some bikes can go for 12-1400, 3500 is fair for brand spanking new.

edit: "Not cheap"
11-08-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,896
Posted By Classtime

Awesome drewman. There have been a few Medici...

Awesome drewman. There have been a few Medici available-mostly orange 58ish--between Santa Barbara and San Diego lately. I am excited to see yours.
11-08-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,524
Posted By Classtime

I've met some BFers selling and buying on CL. And...

I've met some BFers selling and buying on CL. And I like talking about bikes. One dude has come by twice for two different bikes and didn't buy. Later, I bought a cool wheel from him. But there have...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By Classtime

Riding on the sidewalks in the city is asking for...

Riding on the sidewalks in the city is asking for trouble.
11-08-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

I like that fork. (even though it has eyelets)...

I like that fork. (even though it has eyelets) Where did it come from?
11-07-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 328
Posted By Classtime

So very cool. Stored for some time, not banged...

So very cool. Stored for some time, not banged up, and then that binder bolt?
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By Classtime

I only looked at the Fuji Espree and vote for it....

I only looked at the Fuji Espree and vote for it. I'm pretty sure it will clear 28s and likely 32s and has brazeons for fenders and racks. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By Classtime

dooner90 drive the surface streets to work a...

dooner90
drive the surface streets to work a few times. You will probably find that it is not a big deal and that others are currently commuting through that neighborhood. I commute from a very...
11-04-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,690
Posted By Classtime

Cool. Redondo beach. My ride home took me through...

Cool. Redondo beach. My ride home took me through Silver Lake and Korea-town. My morning ride went through Downtown on Main to Mission...
11-04-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

Hackman61 I'm a Continental GP4000s fan and just...

Hackman61 I'm a Continental GP4000s fan and just put a pair on my wife's 87. Deals can be had on the 4000s because the 5000s replace it.
11-04-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By Classtime

That is a custom stem that my Made-For-Me Richard...

That is a custom stem that my Made-For-Me Richard Sachs deserved. Made by Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles.
11-03-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 26,690
Posted By Classtime

Very much fun. I got home before dark so if...

Very much fun. I got home before dark so if anybody wants to ride from points south/west to the ride, let me know. I need to get a few pictures next time. dirtworks has the coolest brake lever hoods.
11-02-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

I think they are great for riding my IMs. They...

I think they are great for riding my IMs. They came equipped with them (as did my Schwinn Tempo and Cimarron) and therefore, they are good.
11-02-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,575
Posted By Classtime

This is my ride drink. And I can tie extras in a...

This is my ride drink. And I can tie extras in a baggie for all day rides. 1T sugar, 2T maltodextrin, pinch of salt, squeeze of 1/4 lime or lemon on first bottles from home or one pack of true lemon....
11-02-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

Is that the rebuildable BB? And is the '89 rear...

Is that the rebuildable BB? And is the '89 rear end 130mm? I've got that group in a box and was going to put it on my wife's MV but she doesn't ride much lately.
11-02-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By Classtime

TTT Mutant looks ok. I had one on my Sachs before...

TTT Mutant looks ok. I had one on my Sachs before I sprang for the very extravagant custom....
11-02-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,006
Posted By Classtime

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Extravagance....
10-31-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,081
Posted By Classtime

That Canadian bike race video makes me want to...

That Canadian bike race video makes me want to abandon my mid 80s Japanese Steel and reverse the sale of my PX-10. I got to watch the 1969 Somerville Crit from the downtown roof tops at a time when...
10-30-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,248
Posted By Classtime

"If it bothers you, leave it off." I like that...

"If it bothers you, leave it off."
I like that one.
I took off my bike computer years ago because I would touch my brakes when it read 45 mph. I would get dropped when I touched my brakes.
10-30-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By Classtime

The thinner pads result in the calipers swinging...

The thinner pads result in the calipers swinging further in and "up" to reach the rims and less so directly opposing each other. My vintage brakes (Campy) have worked fine with Dura pads but I...
10-29-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By Classtime

I'll ask here since folks are paying attention. ...

I'll ask here since folks are paying attention.
Is there any significant difference in the performance of these brakes when we install thinner, modern, Dura-style holders and pads? Of course the...
10-28-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 443
Posted By Classtime

Cool bike. I had a 1400 that rode nicely but was...

Cool bike. I had a 1400 that rode nicely but was a bit small for me. Regarding the brakes, new cables and housings along with new pads will help some and while you are doing that , try a shorter...
10-28-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 407
Posted By Classtime

Best Workshop Flooring

The 20 minutes wasted thread reminded me to start this thread.

A bearing, nut, bolt, nipple, etc. can drop, bounce and travel great distances in unknown directions. Currently, I have cement under...
10-26-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

This one didn't include a box. ...

This one didn't include a box.
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The box is long gone.
10-25-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

If I remember to buy a lottery ticket tomorrow,...

If I remember to buy a lottery ticket tomorrow, that 54 is yours🤞
10-25-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 805
Posted By Classtime

Your bike is C&V when some one on the group ride...

Your bike is C&V when some one on the group ride tells you how nice your bike is and that they used to have one AND that they wish they still had it.
10-24-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By Classtime

There are no bearing systems on a bike that won't...

There are no bearing systems on a bike that won't need service. I prefer to remove/clean/repack and not to replace.
10-23-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

The Magenta Master is throwing me off. We call...

The Magenta Master is throwing me off. We call the MV magenta. And the 54 IM is a 86? 800 bucks for a brand new bike is a deal.
edit: right 14 speed. Missed that.
10-21-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

My new wheels on my newest IM: 7400 hubs, DT...

My new wheels on my newest IM: 7400 hubs, DT Comps, GL330s and Victoria Tubulars. I'll likely swap the brakes and levers for SLR and 6500 dual pivots. ...
10-20-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By Classtime

I like that stem. It doesn't even pretend to be...

I like that stem. It doesn't even pretend to be normal like a dirt drop or a Technomic. Cool errand or path bike.
10-20-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,252
Posted By Classtime

At 160 lbs., I can ride hard, fast, and careless...

At 160 lbs., I can ride hard, fast, and careless with tubular 25s at 90psi without flatting on a rough mixed surface course. When I did the same course in a similarly reckless fashion using 25mm...
10-20-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By Classtime

Cool. I thought you might have hit a 6 on the...

Cool. I thought you might have hit a 6 on the keyboard by mistake. I was just looking all over www for a 6500 OCLV�� thinking I might build it for my daughter with 7700--AND--thinking of a proper...
10-19-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,252
Posted By Classtime

I just got a can of Mastic after using nothing...

I just got a can of Mastic after using nothing but Continental for 9 years. I can't tell the difference but the price of a can of Mastic is so much less than all those tubes. What we is interesting,...
10-17-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7,778
Views: 690,973
Posted By Classtime

$196 shipping. 😧 Nice looking Giros. I need...

$196 shipping. 😧
Nice looking Giros.
I need to to snap a pic of the Vitoria Corsas that I just glued to my 7400/GL330s that were on my Classic for today's ride.
10-14-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 832
Posted By Classtime

Have patience. This is nice. 24 inch was...

Have patience. This is nice. 24 inch was available.
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10-14-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,252
Posted By Classtime

You can't hate this look! Clinchers might only...

You can't hate this look! Clinchers might only look this cool with nos Velox that has the green graphics. And if there are globs of glue under the Tubulars of Concourse bikes, I'll be very sad....
10-14-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 832
Posted By Classtime

Good fun. But the Suburban is not a 3-speed. So...

Good fun. But the Suburban is not a 3-speed. So find a Suburban in a color you like and have a shop put a 3 speed hub in the Suburban's rear wheel. Or DIY. An English bike as tall as a Suburban might...
10-13-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 459,308
Posted By Classtime

For the time being, I'm done with tubes of glue...

For the time being, I'm done with tubes of glue and the shipping of them.
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...
10-12-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,474
Views: 192,642
Posted By Classtime

I've had some 7400 wheels without skewers for...

I've had some 7400 wheels without skewers for some time and had no luck trying to trade Campy SR skewers for some Dura Ace. 7400 skewers don't often show up and when they do, they are pricey. Today,...
10-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 862
Posted By Classtime

I like that one. You could just put some holes in...

I like that one. You could just put some holes in your bench and use bolts as pins to keep the tool in place when in use. I've just used scrap wood and deck screws but always wanted an official tool.
10-09-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Classtime

I thought of sending these off to TriBiker19...

I thought of sending these off to TriBiker19 after rebuilding the gritty one but I'm not sure they are rebuildable. The spindle is not slotted and there is no washer. I cannot now adjust the bearings...
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