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10-25-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 946
Posted By majmt

More photos. ...

More photos.

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10-25-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 946
Posted By majmt

Just Acquired - ‘74 Masi Gran Criterium (mostly, if not all, original condition)

I just picked up this beautiful GC off of eBay (from a great seller BTW) and would greatly appreciate any insight anyone would care to offer. I believe it only had one owner and was kept indoors....
10-25-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,172
Posted By Duke7777

My lightest road bike is this 1946 Rene Herse...

My lightest road bike is this 1946 Rene Herse Competition at 20.0 lb. Most of my bikes weigh 21-22 lb with tubulars, or 22-23 lb with clinchers. These are all race bikes or light randonneur bikes....
10-24-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Went on the Blue Ridge Parkway today, apparently...

Went on the Blue Ridge Parkway today, apparently along with just about everyone else in a 200 mile radius.Most of them stayed in their cars though....
10-24-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By curbtender

The Bay trail keeps on giving. New pier at Judge...

The Bay trail keeps on giving. New pier at Judge John Sutter regional shoreline....
10-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes she did ! Here’s this mornings pic of both of...

Yes she did ! Here’s this mornings pic of both of them. Hers is on top....
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-22-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By abshipp

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day...

Rain all last night, clouds and fog all day today. Was totally socked in at the very end towards sunset. Thankfully my lights were well charged!

Made for some pretty pictures though:
...
10-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,048
Posted By Dean51

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno...

Great project Andy K! FWIW, I've had an '83 Konno Allez in my fleet for a few years now. I acquired it along with an '81 that I sold as it was too small for me. While both were in my possession, I...
10-21-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,756
Posted By CV-6

Two bikes designated as gravel in my stable: ...

Two bikes designated as gravel in my stable:

Lejeune ca1974 which now runs 32mm Gravelkings (measure 30mm)

https://live.staticflickr.com/5751/30666443106_fb991b3a09_h.jpg...
10-20-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,048
Posted By Andy_K

I had very good luck with using Rustoleum rattle...

I had very good luck with using Rustoleum rattle can paint on my gloss black Raleigh Competition, so I started my color search by looking at the shades of red available from Rustoleum. It looks like...
10-20-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 454
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I routinely use blue Loctite on all RH...

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...I routinely use blue Loctite on all RH threaded fixed cups now. I have one of those Hozan fixed cup tools, so I can install with plenty of torque, but it's like belt and suspenders. Once...
09-23-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By pcb

The upper-end Fujis back in the day were...

The upper-end Fujis back in the day were double-nutted, which made perfect sense to me, and then I didn't see any need for the spring. Unless I want a totally period-correct build, I've been using...
09-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,501
Posted By scarlson

The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder...

The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder Woman badge....
09-18-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By cudak888

So when's the wedding? ;) -Kurt

So when's the wedding?

;)

-Kurt
09-16-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 733
Posted By bg18947

Updated: My bad, didn't see the detail for...

Updated: My bad, didn't see the detail for Clincher rims. I only used tubulars.
Late, joining during Covid....
09-15-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,695
Posted By dunkleosteus

Those of you around (or who frequent) the SF bay...

Those of you around (or who frequent) the SF bay should drop by the Cal Sail Club in the Berkeley marina. It's a great little sailing cooperative I spent a few years sailing with on mostly two sail...
09-15-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By nlerner

Sold!

Sold!
09-12-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By bulgie

I took a Park "SPA-3" (the one with the blue...

I took a Park "SPA-3" (the one with the blue handle) and filed down the rectangular pins
until they were round, and just small enough to fit the holes in the headset.
I used a smallish (~6")...
09-12-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If you’re still in DC, take a spin past the...

If you’re still in DC, take a spin past the Jefferson Memorial over to Hanes Point. Nice paved loop with no traffic and nice views.

Another short ride for me yesterday. Rode up a stiff climb in a...
09-12-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 510
Posted By yobuttin

Penny Farthing 1885 Columbia Expert Restoration: before/after

I had another thread that was moved to appraisals, so I wanted to share here. We recently had our bike restored. Took approx 10 months to completely overhaul it. Here are some before photos:
...
09-10-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,423
Posted By WolfgangVerne

Finally got around to getting this all put...

Finally got around to getting this all put together. Have some new Veloflex tubulars on the way, but otherwise this is more or less complete. Still considering an all-black seatpost and black cages,...
09-10-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 828
Posted By jjhabbs

I cant wait till i get this finished. It will...

I cant wait till i get this finished. It will probably take till the end of the winter. I purchased it. Its a condo. I am also housing my business there as well so its a write off. I enjoy cars too....
09-09-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 31,225
Posted By Glennr134

My Rudge highwheel always draws crowds when I...

My Rudge highwheel always draws crowds when I ride this machine. I do not ride it as much as i used to and will bring her out for parades or special occasions now. ...
09-09-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By rootboy

Thanks Brent! Hope that one-off stop pin works...

Thanks Brent!
Hope that one-off stop pin works well for you, and stays put!
As for the flies, glad to do them. I just love tying flies. Tie so many in fact, I'll never be able to use them all,...
09-07-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By obrentharris

Morning ride yesterday in an effort to avoid the...

Morning ride yesterday in an effort to avoid the worst of our current heat wave. 60 degrees f. when I left at 8AM. It was 90 degrees when I returned home 48 miles and 3 1/2 hours later.
You can see...
09-07-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By bear_a_bug

Northern Indiana 100k loop south of Valparaiso...

Northern Indiana 100k loop south of Valparaiso today.

Strong winds from the North were nice at the start as I headed downstate, but I paid for it on the way back, spinning in my 30x16 gear....
09-06-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By jamesdak

Bunch of pictures Team Z Lemond

Finally got my hands on one of these courtesy of verktyg .

Finally took the time a few minutes ago to grab a set of pictures.

This is pretty much just as I got it from him. About the only...
09-04-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By JJScaliger

When I think of the Illiad I always think of this...

When I think of the Illiad I always think of this painting I saw at a David exhibition at Williams College. The The pictorial synopsis of the first part of the Illiad. ...
09-04-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,547
Posted By noobinsf

This one was a gift from a good friend. I only...

This one was a gift from a good friend. I only use it every now and again.

...
09-04-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,680
Posted By davester

"RULE #49...

"RULE #49 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=49) : Keep the rubber side down.It is completely unacceptable to intentionally turn one’s steed upside down for any reason...
09-02-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,249
Posted By cudak888

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or...

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or why not also. What you say means little if you don't bring anything to the table other than a sharp tongue.



Presumably, you have communicated...
08-30-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By scratchpaddy

I finally finished my latest build, starting with...

I finally finished my latest build, starting with a '97 De Bernardi frame and sticking to a very '90's aesthetic. I took it for a 32-mile ride along the river and canals this morning. It's very...
08-29-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By thinktubes

Lake Bluff (again). Wanted to head into western...

Lake Bluff (again). Wanted to head into western Lake County, but didn't time. Very pleasant temps, dropped from 95 yesterday, to 80. Cool Canadian (thanks!) air makes it feel like autumn. 55 miles...
08-29-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 775
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

If it was meant to be soft, they would have made...

If it was meant to be soft, they would have made it that way.

Grasshopper.
08-28-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16,246
Views: 1,691,564
Posted By northbend

Bruce called the other day and talked me into...

Bruce called the other day and talked me into doing an overnighter with him to Lake Easton on the other side of Snoqualmie Pass.

Waiting for my friend at Rattlesnake Lake, all packed up and ready...
08-28-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Tomm Willians

1920’s Ice Cream vendor bike..... sort of 😄

My gf found this on CL in a nearby town and thought it would look great in the house. The seller described it not-quite-accurately as being 4’ long and a fully functioning bike. We had the impression...
08-28-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 833
Posted By niliraga

...more photos here: ...

...more photos here:


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08-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,951
Posted By Velo Mule

61 posts in and still no love for spoke...

61 posts in and still no love for spoke protectors (Dork disks). I'm no fan either, and take them off most bikes. I'm just surprised that no one mentioned it yet, or did I miss one?

+1 for...
08-25-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,951
Posted By JohnDThompson

Toeclips and slotted cleats.

Toeclips and slotted cleats.
08-24-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,951
Posted By 79pmooney

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so...

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so simple. No torque wrench required, No headset to even think about, No spacers to chase. You can ride a slammed stem today and raise it 2-3"...
08-23-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By Charles Wahl

Used on a Bottechia Special...

Used on a Bottechia Special (https://www.flickr.com/photos/13175746@N05/albums/72157630922118844) (my guess is late '60s, or early '70s though refinished obviously) that I built up for my son, and...
08-23-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 975
Posted By Sjtaylor

Holy Grail Garage Find

Just had to post this. It’s a 25-1/2” 1984 720. Got it last night and took some before photos this morning. I think it’s basically completely original including bar tape and cable housing. Looks just...
08-22-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By juvela

----- if she should ever give difficulty out...

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if she should ever give difficulty out on the road...they do have a sag wagon -

...
08-21-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By 1simplexnut

chombi hit the nail on the head earlier in the...

chombi hit the nail on the head earlier in the thread .
Definately a frame from the pro shop in my opinion .
A whole lot of features point to that .
A couple of real obvious ones which i...
08-21-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By steelbikeguy

pretty neat! Turbines are an amazing assembly...

pretty neat!
Turbines are an amazing assembly of airfoils going around and around (and some staying put). Lots of remarkable metallurgy too!

The last interesting lab that I worked in was this...
08-21-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By Nemosengineer

Thank You VERY MUCH!!!! ...

Thank You VERY MUCH!!!!


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: Mike
08-21-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,307
Posted By 1simplexnut

Peugeot 753

After a lot of trials and tribulations I finally have my sticky mitts on a much searched for addition to the the fleet .
HAs a whole lot of interesting (hopefully not just to me ) bits about it ...
08-18-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By jiangshi

Ultrasonic for chains is the best use.

Ultrasonic for chains is the best use.
08-15-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 989
Posted By dddd

I was offered $1500 for this bike once. It's the...

I was offered $1500 for this bike once. It's the bike I always ride on the Fourth.
...
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