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08-21-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 44
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Posted By randyjawa

Perhaps I should build another web site. What...

Perhaps I should build another web site. What would I call it and what would it include? I am almost serious about this but, sadly, the cost makes it a foolish venture. I used to get millions of...
08-11-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,081
Posted By scratchpaddy

Today, I ended my longest break from bike riding...

Today, I ended my longest break from bike riding in close to a decade, since I fractured my elbow a few weeks ago in a bike crash. I'm at the point where I need to mobilize the joint, and try and get...
08-11-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,081
Posted By gomango

That looks great! Fun to see the bikes are...

That looks great!

Fun to see the bikes are getting some use. :)
08-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,081
Posted By SJX426

Went to OSU but lived in Albany. My wife is a...

Went to OSU but lived in Albany. My wife is a Duck. My Father-in-Law was born there and just died about a month ago. We will be there in September to take his ashes up to Willamette Cemetery for full...
08-09-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By repechage

Yes, flip a known true properly dished wheel and...

Yes, flip a known true properly dished wheel and review.
also know how the same wheel appears at the brake bridge.
under circumstances where you are measuring like this, take the tire off, much...
07-28-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By jppe

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power. ...

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power.

Just keep your HR down a little lower and keep pedaling!
07-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,357
Posted By Chombi1

What's scary about those cracks is it can...

What's scary about those cracks is it can literally be just the tip 9f the iceberg, where there's actually a lot more damage within the crank, under the surface, not visible from the...
07-27-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,503
Posted By big john

Have you been checked for asthma or other lung...

Have you been checked for asthma or other lung issues? They (docs) say I have asthma and/or COPD. I used the Treligy inhaler for a while 2 years ago and now I use Albuterol before a longer ride and...
06-29-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By T.McD.

A few more pictures...

Here are some clearer shots of the BB. Also removed the fork and found no markings other than the dropout as shown. Look forward to your comments....
06-29-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By T.McD.

A fellow early riser. Excellent reply and...

A fellow early riser. Excellent reply and excellent advice. I have a crank puller on order. Since this is my first attempt at stripping and rebuilding, I am purchasing a lot of tools. Regarding...
06-29-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By mech986

Go down to local Pep Boys and buys some...

Go down to local Pep Boys and buys some Evaporust, consider checking website for 25% off order and pickup locally. Do a search on how to use evaporust on bike frames if you are looking to remove the...
06-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for these new and...

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thanks very much for these new and improved photo images; they shuold prove a big help for readers wishing to give you information regarding the frame

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crown appears to show a clear...
06-28-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By Charles Wahl

I can make out "CAMPAGNOLO" on the rear...

I can make out "CAMPAGNOLO" on the rear drive-side dropout, and the fork crown does indeed have tangs on the fork blades; both excellent signs of build quality, along with the Campagnolo Record...
06-27-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By T.McD.

a few more pictures

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/bottom_bracket_joint_dc45698b7743266a86a33d5f0b70f80eba18b7cf.jpg...
06-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By juvela

----- wrt crown - BOCAMA offered a...

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wrt crown -

BOCAMA offered a pattern with this keyhole opening also

its hayday was the 1960's

Andy Bertin & Ron Kitching stocked it as MILREMO brand
06-26-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By T.McD.

A fellow Marine and a fellow believer. I look...

A fellow Marine and a fellow believer. I look forward to the discussion. Definitely will attempt the build back. I've stripped most of the parts and have spent time cleaning and polishing the...
06-26-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Charles Wahl

Sometimes the aluminum shifter stop with square...

Sometimes the aluminum shifter stop with square hole seems to be on the small side (better that than too large!) and if the braze-on is liberally painted, you either have to (measure and) file the...
06-26-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By easyupbug

I am not a flipper but have bought two bikes in...

I am not a flipper but have bought two bikes in Portland to keep them from hipster fixie hell and this eases my mind as does Spaghetti Legs having a nice Tommasini on C&V Sales here for a good price...
06-26-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 516
Posted By sloar

De Rosa update.

No luck selling the De Rosa so Iíve been riding it. I normally like to ride frames with a seattube of 56-57cm and toptube of 55-56cm. But at 5í9Ē on paper I should ride a 54cm. Iím starting to get...
06-26-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By cudak888

Nope, those look a lot better... :P Reminds...

Nope, those look a lot better... :P

Reminds me, I have to post an update about them from yesterday. All have 38-40t chainrings now, though I'm trying to get 40 or 39's on them. Turns out they'll...
06-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By cudak888

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone...

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone over a bike - but I will point out that the owner has put the bike equivalent of truck nuts on the back of the saddle, and that's sinworthy.

-Kurt
06-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By USAZorro

Not just the stem. The saddle and the crankset...

Not just the stem. The saddle and the crankset are the only components with even a hint of appeal.
06-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By non-fixie

All of those parts may have their place...

All of those parts may have their place somewhere, but this combination is rather unsuccessful. :(
06-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,251
Views: 797,318
Posted By smontanaro

I've mentioned this Turin-branded Eisentraut...

I've mentioned this Turin-branded Eisentraut Limited (https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLAJgT5) bike elsewhere on the forum before (s/n 75T005, currently built up using parts from the bin), but finally took it...
06-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 582
Posted By iab

There are some used ones on Craigslist, but they...

There are some used ones on Craigslist, but they are kind of gross.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/search/sss?query=bathtub&sort=rel
06-26-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By malcala622

Years ago I saw a Masi frameset with a chainring...

Years ago I saw a Masi frameset with a chainring like this at a swapmeet. The seller modified it that way.

I dont know why he did it.. i was too infuriated to ask.
06-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By tgenec86

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a...

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a manicured full beard, flannel shirt, skinny jeans and narrow leather fashion boots who smells of latte and watered down craft beer.

Or am I being...
06-26-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By SJX426

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at...

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at simplicity.
06-26-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,030
Posted By cudak888

Seen it before. It's a fixie culture thing. ...

Seen it before. It's a fixie culture thing.

Nothing like having two sets of chains to get your trousers caught in and a pedal that requires Loctite.

-Kurt
06-25-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! I would better add that I got all...

Thanks!

I would better add that I got all parts, except the frame of course, for this build in the 80ies and 90ies... The Mafac boxes where laying in the hundreds at a shop here in Stockholm....
06-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,573
Posted By styggno1

Tipsy build thread - hot summer Monark 90320 Super Continental

I have had my fair share of Crescent 92320 and Monark 90320 thru the years. They are somewhat of a staple vintage race bike over here in Sweden. I believe this is my 19: th...

Before getting this...
06-24-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,645
Posted By Doug Fattic

Your bicycle was probably bought as a frame only...

Your bicycle was probably bought as a frame only right after the bike boom that started right after 1970. Before that time a "10 speed" bike was pretty rare in the US. The lack of braze-ons and...
06-23-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 979
Posted By SammyJ

Did something I've never done before

While spinning at 70-75 RPM, I reached down grabbed my water bottle, drank, and returned it. Never broke cadence.
06-22-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,081
Posted By zukahn1

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I...

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I had completely forgotten about turns out while not high end they gave my MT-200 the littler bit of room I needed to make the bike comfortable. Put...
06-22-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By horatio

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my...

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my oldest son yesterday. He’s now the father of two.
06-22-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By ascherer

We have four. Two each from our previous...

We have four. Two each from our previous marriages, they range from 23 to 29. I'm blessed that they enjoy each other and are local, and they conspired to to pay a surprise visit yesterday. It was a...
06-22-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By merziac

Day after report. My only and I often go on...

Day after report.

My only and I often go on an "epic" ride but hadn't in a while. He was all in for a good ride and I had planned a longish one nearby.

He shows up and asks if we can help a...
06-21-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By rccardr

SO HAPPY got to spend the day with my daughter,...

SO HAPPY got to spend the day with my daughter, SiL and grandkids, wife and sister along the Potomac at Purse State Park.
Really a lovely day, with the kids playing in the water and us being...
06-21-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By Kabuki12

Thanks Ben. I face timed with my daughter after...

Thanks Ben. I face timed with my daughter after my morning ride. I miss having her with me on our rides, but the memories are always there. I hope you had a great day with your daughter. Joe
06-21-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By 2cam16

Thanks Ben! And to you and all the others out...

Thanks Ben! And to you and all the others out there as well!
My Father's Day gift came a week early when my one and only graduated Summa *** Laude from UCI. Before that she got inducted into Phi...
06-21-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By John E

We just had takeout lunch across the living room...

We just had takeout lunch across the living room with my younger son and his fiancee at their condo. Next on the agenda is to visit my elder son's family after our little grandsons (pictured in their...
06-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,081
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, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By Chrisb1216

Thanks. I received some cards and my kids got me...

Thanks. I received some cards and my kids got me Peanut M&Ms which are my favorite sweet treat. But the best gift is just being with family.

And Xiaoman1, yes I made sure to call my dad.
06-21-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By ryansu

Right back at cha! I am hanging out with my...

Right back at cha! I am hanging out with my Daughter this evening and I am looking forward to it. Last year it was a short bike ride for to breakfast with her (my suggestion), this year it will be...
06-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Got one daughter home from college and the other...

Got one daughter home from college and the other one went back to finish up her school teaching business for the year in nearby Seattle. She'd been home since March zooming her classes and I think...
06-21-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By clubman

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be...

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be grilling striploin for a lobster risotto paired with a full bodied Spanish red. My son anted up some Glenfiddich and my daughter bought me Go-Pro...
06-21-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By BFisher

Happy Father's Day

Got a great ride in today with my wife, and received these cool T-shirts after....
06-21-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By noglider

Thank you, and I wish the same to you and all the...

Thank you, and I wish the same to you and all the fathers here. One of my kids is visiting with their new wife. My daughter in law is not an experienced cyclist, and I recently converted her bike...
06-21-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All Dads and future Dads A Happy Fathers Day

To All,
In these times of uncertainty, we can always be fond of our families. I have been enjoying the last few months with my daughter since she came back from NYC...I could not be happier and to...
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