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12-13-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 486
Posted By TenGrainBread

Finished the build tonight. Some night time...

Finished the build tonight. Some night time hallway pictures:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49215823382_48ffca0b4d_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hZ2XD1)
...
12-04-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,691
Posted By TriBiker19

I'm the literal opposite end of the writing...

I'm the literal opposite end of the writing spectrum. Trained journalist who writes contemporary romance novels. I routinely break all the grammar rules in the name of angst.

But I also write...
12-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,691
Posted By RobbieTunes

I set out to become a technical writer. Then I...

I set out to become a technical writer. Then I fell asleep at the keyboard, writing an SOP for washing one's hands. And the Lesson Plan to teach it. And the test. And the Demonstrated Ability. The...
11-26-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 398
Posted By tyrion

I'd make a piece of sheet metal like this, and...

I'd make a piece of sheet metal like this, and maybe bend it to conform to the rear of the saddle. You could drillium it out for elegance and weight saving....
11-17-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By iab

Umberto Dei ...

Umberto Dei


https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_45198bef76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur)
Umberto Dei 01 (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur) by iabisdb...
11-01-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,604
Posted By francophile

A picture is worth 1,000 words. I've marked up a...

A picture is worth 1,000 words. I've marked up a picture @smontanaro (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/smontanaro-96605.html) posted a while back to give the best advice I could ever give anyone...
11-01-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 71,211
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yeah, then I closed that gate from the outside...

Yeah, then I closed that gate from the outside and locked you inside for the next 2-3 years! Sorry about that ;)

DD
10-31-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,441
Posted By gugie

That's Patient Zero for my 650b conversion...

That's Patient Zero for my 650b conversion project, jyl's Bianchi Specialissima (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157663990636022). He wanted dual bug-eyed headlights integrated into the...
10-31-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,441
Posted By PilotFishBob

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x623/img_20191031_132846_0b3f415e40521ab38f069ff98ce1b221ee3041be.jpg

Wait - re-read after I posted the pic - these aren't from events,...
10-29-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By TenGrainBread

Some photos in natural lighting: ...

Some photos in natural lighting:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48980501207_cc17727eca_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hCeSy8)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48979762448_53c4375a3c_b.jpg...
10-25-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 420
Posted By francophile

I wish we had a list like this for both PC and...

I wish we had a list like this for both PC and paint, similar to the Facilitators thread, a running index of painters by either region (SE US, NE US, NW US, SE US, Central US, whatever) and/or by...
10-25-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 202,287
Posted By thook

ryansu..... those wheels look right sharp!...

ryansu.....

those wheels look right sharp! not too garish at all. imo, what makes it all work is the vintage wheelset. no standout modern graphics or rim profile. tasteful, modest embellishment!...
10-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 202,287
Posted By ryansu

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_6864_43da0913e76d4652a0ea5d0c1ac4bdc3923db65b.jpg
The vintage 700c wheelset I got from brian3069 arrived, extremely well packed I...
10-24-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 71,211
Posted By 2cam16

I thought we weren't suppose to post photos of...

I thought we weren't suppose to post photos of what we put in? ;)
10-22-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 771
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Free, huh? You're being called "lucky" on the...

Free, huh? You're being called "lucky" on the public forum, but other things privately. :innocent:

The Bad News: Saddle height tells me it's way too small for you.
The Good News: You're gonna...
10-22-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By gearbasher

Here's one I can't make myself throw away. ...

Here's one I can't make myself throw away.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc00952_1b2d0922d42f5828df284af70cc6aa9adcb71536.jpg
10-21-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,596
Posted By drpaddle

1959 George W. Stratton. Frame number 59592....

1959 George W. Stratton. Frame number 59592. Believed built by famed English framebuilder Bill Gray, who learned his trade at Claude Butler from the '30s to about 1956. Built for an American, as the...
10-21-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,596
Posted By due ruote

1973 Stella SX-73 fixed gear. ...

1973 Stella SX-73 fixed gear.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7302b8df_4cd4_4a7b_a42e_809601e9600f_b98037e8f0f42e454fb967ade37eadd61a9e6d50.jpeg
1992 Specialized...
10-20-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,994
Posted By francophile

zammykoo ScottRyder If you guys need a place...

zammykoo ScottRyder

If you guys need a place to host the site, I'll extend the same offer I pushed to Velobase and CyclesPeugeot: Ping me, I probably have the long-term resources you need for...
10-16-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By rbickford

Great hat!

Great hat!
10-16-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By rbickford

quite the find.

quite the find.
10-16-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By ryansu

Very nice build OP love that blue :thumb:

Very nice build OP love that blue :thumb:
10-13-19, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By juvela

----- Catalogue pages from the manufacturer...

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Catalogue pages from the manufacturer -

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1129/fujita_yfc_saddles__b06d9314c1afb1ffb13a7ffb9e36273f29dec8e1.jpg...
10-11-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By smontanaro

There's a guy over on The Paceline whose e-sig...

There's a guy over on The Paceline whose e-sig reads something like, "Don't believe anything I say. I'm an idiot."

I'm that guy today. I wasn't actually threading the chain properly, letting it...
10-10-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,570
Views: 202,287
Posted By Lemond1985

Excellent condition. I can't recall ever seeing...

Excellent condition. I can't recall ever seeing one of those for sale locally, or anywhere in the state, they seem like they're quite rare. Probably went for close to a grand new.
10-08-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Ask and ye shall receive! ...

Ask and ye shall receive!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x346/img_8719_81d81baf3213f538d224fb8be2707d7951f3480e.jpg...
10-06-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By Salamandrine

High quality for sure. Could be raced if you...

High quality for sure. Could be raced if you threw on some sew ups. These were from the top tier of Univega. The price was a bit lower than the Superstrada because it wasn't Dura Ace. I preferred the...
10-06-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By 3speedslow

Those comps are high quality frames. Digging the...

Those comps are high quality frames. Digging the blue colour. I had an 83 Sportour and thought it was super, yours has icing!
10-06-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,377
Posted By bikemig

Great looking bike and fine job making all of...

Great looking bike and fine job making all of this work right.
10-04-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,578
Posted By BFisher

noobinsf, Yes, with platforms they are...

noobinsf,

Yes, with platforms they are great.

With clips and straps on quill pedals, any real climbing or rides longer than, say, 40 miles the cage digs in.

I either use cycling shoes with...
10-02-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By rhm

:lol: But yes, they can be. A good plastic...

:lol:

But yes, they can be. A good plastic saddle feels pretty much the same as a good leather saddle. For long distance riding, if there's any chance of rain*, I use a plastic saddle.

I have...
10-01-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By cb400bill

Thread title edited and thread moved from...

Thread title edited and thread moved from Appraisals to regular C&V.
09-30-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14,479
Views: 1,364,937
Posted By smontanaro

Just a ride up to the Botanic Garden. Was a bit...

Just a ride up to the Botanic Garden. Was a bit foggy though:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48821369273_e66a609169_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hobhb6)

This spider web was just outside the...
09-30-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14,479
Views: 1,364,937
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany...

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany this week, "training" for L'Eroica.

Love this area, the Crete Sinesi. Rougher than the Chianti, but very beautiful.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By ThermionicScott

Great, now it's going to spend all day grumbling...

Great, now it's going to spend all day grumbling on BikeForums. ;)
09-16-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By sloar

Not bent, in fact it’s in excellent condition. ...

Not bent, in fact it’s in excellent condition.



http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m615/sloar1070/0CB24A82-1BE2-4533-AFA2-295E8E3AF5C7_zpsyxaiebsp.jpg...
09-16-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,898
Posted By Wildwood

A slow day in Alpharetta, so stir the pot. ...

A slow day in Alpharetta, so stir the pot.

GMC makes trucks.
Denali is a mountain in Alaska.
Neither apply to cycling (much).
And ‘classic’ has now been denigrated.

Thanks Mr 14,500+ posts.
09-13-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 757
Posted By The Golden Boy

Yup! Just Sharpie right over it. Oh...

Yup! Just Sharpie right over it.



Oh snap!!!

:D
09-13-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,093
Posted By oldbikenewbike

Aye Carumba! Now that I read what I wrote, it...

Aye Carumba! Now that I read what I wrote, it really sounds ridiculous and stupid the way it looks, lol!!! :eek:
09-12-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,717
Posted By deux jambes

100% Born & raised in ‘74, and though I’ve...

100%

Born & raised in ‘74, and though I’ve been here in Eugene since ‘93, I’ll always be from “The Town!”
...
09-05-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,210
Posted By TenGrainBread

Yup, exactly.

Yup, exactly.
09-05-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,879
Posted By Feldman

I have seen since then, Campania bikes with the...

I have seen since then, Campania bikes with the Fuji logo on seat binder bolts and with spec that matches older Fujis to a T.
09-02-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,855
Posted By bikemig

It took me a while to finish the bike up but I...

It took me a while to finish the bike up but I have a ride coming up in Wisconsin which was good motivation. I rode the bike around 80 miles over the Labor Day weekend. I really, really like the way...
08-29-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 31,777
Posted By gaucho777

After a nice summer hiatus (teacher), I resumed...

After a nice summer hiatus (teacher), I resumed biking to work last week. My commute is only about 4 miles each way, but it's a good 700' of loaded climbing to start the day.
...
08-23-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,879
Posted By Feldman

The upper-end Campanias like your find were upper...

The upper-end Campanias like your find were upper end Fujis rebadged--Newest or Finest. McIver was the California distributor for those. Another good thing that McIver did was bring in the first (I...
08-22-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,879
Posted By Tulok

It’s really nice looking! I read the whole thread...

It’s really nice looking! I read the whole thread and I’m glad you kept it.
08-11-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 31,777
Posted By greg3rd48

Carried up four flights of stairs my Ace...

Carried up four flights of stairs my Ace retro-roadie sits by the water to stay hydrated, under the watch of Old Glory and adjacent to the emergency exit for a speedy return home.
...
08-05-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 555
Posted By thook

why does the BL GT line never get any love in...

why does the BL GT line never get any love in these suntour discussions? they work great, too. i have two sets of them. never noticed any real difference between them and the VGT i've had my hands on...
06-22-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,879
Posted By Slightspeed

When we got married in 1975, I bought my wife a...

When we got married in 1975, I bought my wife a Campania ladies model, blue like yours. I don't remember the model name or equipment spec, but it seemed a pretty nice bike. She never took to it,...
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