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10-20-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,136
Posted By crank_addict

Few more pics of the pre-ride Fox River trail and...

Few more pics of the pre-ride Fox River trail and Johns bike emporium.

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10-20-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,136
Posted By crank_addict

A fantastic day! As mentioned above- really is a...

A fantastic day! As mentioned above- really is a treat for John to open his doors and share his amazing collection.

What's fascinating is seeing this collection presented as a time trip 'very high...
10-17-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,432
Posted By crank_addict

Gnarly and wild, I'd be tempted to run red meat...

Gnarly and wild, I'd be tempted to run red meat through that grinder.

All kidding aside, this is a treat to see and learn some. Thank you and the other fellows for sharing~
10-16-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 932
Posted By crank_addict

Hi Gil- I suggest not to bother with Sunrace....

Hi Gil- I suggest not to bother with Sunrace. Though I understand you want new, so with that just shop ebay for what you had and in 14-28t but search NOS (new old stock). Add the usual -...
10-16-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 45,007
Posted By crank_addict

c.1981 Eye to the Motobecane. ...

c.1981

Eye to the Motobecane.
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10-16-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By crank_addict

✔ -Design changes -Italian forks -Neutral...


-Design changes
-Italian forks
-Neutral handling

(Thanks again for posting these old reads.)
10-16-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,141
Posted By crank_addict

+1 Proudly having the gunsight on the hood, my...

+1
Proudly having the gunsight on the hood, my fave series of MB was the W123. Beastly tanks powered by diesels or the petrol powered baddy 6.9L.
10-16-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,141
Posted By crank_addict

Take a look at the NEW bike line from Peukeot....

Take a look at the NEW bike line from Peukeot. And they even attempt to sell by marketing its rich racing history. Ha
10-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,703
Posted By crank_addict

Thanks for sharing. A terrific find and...

Thanks for sharing. A terrific find and passionately onto goods hands.

Bikes like this can be more interesting than the big chased names by collectors (especially from Europe). This was a serious...
10-16-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

Its 2019 and doubt any here are pro. That...

Its 2019 and doubt any here are pro.

That said, tubulars are still very much the standard when it comes to road stages. In that setting, teams and riders still place more value in the security and...
10-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By crank_addict

Nice!! You deserve a matching retro Peugeot...

Nice!!

You deserve a matching retro Peugeot team jersey.
10-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 444,862
Posted By crank_addict

Envious! That is a well thought build and...

Envious! That is a well thought build and presents wicked cool.

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The CLB 'GL' set removed from the PSV10. I just swapped to the CLB Professional and will admit there is little difference. Both...
10-14-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

One may have the super duper of classic...

One may have the super duper of classic lightweights but unless you're riding on tubulars, you won't get the soul of the frame and maker.
10-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,028
Posted By crank_addict

+1 I recently was discussing this at a shop....

+1
I recently was discussing this at a shop. The owner of the shop where I purchased a ---29er (700c) --- carbon hardtail ask how I liked it. Replied that one doesn't need anything else. Most...
10-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By crank_addict

Fun times for this little one at Eroica ...

Fun times for this little one at Eroica
https://youtu.be/ZzIdTuaHRJ0
10-14-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,352
Posted By crank_addict

'Stepping' into the modern era, circa 1995 from...

'Stepping' into the modern era, circa 1995 from Norway, we present a one way rotational pedal. :foo:
...
10-13-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By crank_addict

Thanks for posting the article- good read. ...

Thanks for posting the article- good read.

Not much interest in old Shimano, and will go out of my way to swap to early Suntour + freewheels.

Funny, not sure when the steel Campy Velox ended...
10-13-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By crank_addict

Never heard of Noll but appears a nice find....

Never heard of Noll but appears a nice find. Condition looks great.

Curious of the top line frame tubing from Mannesmann.

The Mannesmann Group had a long and diverse history, other markets...
10-13-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By crank_addict

Super!!

Super!!
10-13-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 444,862
Posted By crank_addict

Interesting feedback on the ally cables....

Interesting feedback on the ally cables. Hindsight I should have purchased a NOS set last year for pittance but I guess won't miss them that much.

Anyways, these brakes were going for a planned...
10-13-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 286
Posted By crank_addict

Know little of this or Zwift to fairly...

Know little of this or Zwift to fairly contribute.

Last Autumn I did demo the virtual CycleOps set up at a shop. More entertaining than expected and with riders online, made me laugh. The fellows...
10-12-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 444,862
Posted By crank_addict

They are convenient. Have the Tektro lever ends...

They are convenient. Have the Tektro lever ends on a loaner MTB. Odd looking from all angles but work well.
...
10-12-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,529
Views: 444,862
Posted By crank_addict

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

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CLB Professional ...
10-11-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By crank_addict

https://thebagelchronicles.typepad.com/theflyingpi...

https://thebagelchronicles.typepad.com/theflyingpigeonproject/2013/10/fly-like-lightning.html
10-11-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By crank_addict

Well, in that regards the new Flying Pigeon 75...

Well, in that regards the new Flying Pigeon 75 watt E bike stinks like leaking sulfuric acid.

Quote: Bicycleen Oct. 2019
10-11-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By crank_addict

Should we compare penney farthing's, monkeys...

Should we compare penney farthing's, monkeys riding and the dynamic duo doing wheelies on a tandem?
...
10-11-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

:foo:

:foo:
10-11-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By crank_addict

Here's an interesting one. Modern aluminum frame...

Here's an interesting one. Modern aluminum frame with carbon seat stays. Factory stock carbon seat post (precise fit 27.2d), not shortened and approx. 8 inches into the ally seat tube. No harm to...
10-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By crank_addict

Very nice survivor Italian AlAN carbon. Mild...

Very nice survivor Italian AlAN carbon. Mild upgrade of the bones era. Reliable, light, fast and easy rider. Shimano 105, 600 tri-clr, clinchers, dual control STI. Italian saddle, Cinelli cockpit....
10-10-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

Accumulating old tubulars is part of the C&V...

Accumulating old tubulars is part of the C&V experience. I often ride tubulars three and four decades old. Use with full confidence but when they blow, not worth repairing and I toss them. I've done...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 18,064
Posted By crank_addict

As one who's long been into cycling (enjoy all...

As one who's long been into cycling (enjoy all disciplines) and motorcycles (dirt to road, closed course), I really dig the e-bike and rapid evolution.

As expected from the majority of US motor...
10-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By crank_addict

Nothing but excellence from Doc. Btw: Zunow...

Nothing but excellence from Doc.
Btw: Zunow lead
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1184511-wtb-wtt-zunow-other-higher-end-japanese-f-f.html
10-09-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By crank_addict

^^+1 Back to brakes. I dig the obscure and...

^^+1

Back to brakes. I dig the obscure and the Scott products back when always made me take a second look. IMO, never elegant but all about brawn and getting the job done.

Lately I've been on...
10-09-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 477
Posted By crank_addict

Fan of dual sided SPD, I also have the 'hybrid'...

Fan of dual sided SPD, I also have the 'hybrid' single sided type on our tandem.

Also have a set of the original Shimano SPD nylon flat adapter but its kind of difficult in detaching and they look...
10-09-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By crank_addict

Looking forward to seeing the completed build and...

Looking forward to seeing the completed build and feedback how the brakes work. They have a very 'strong heavy duty' appearance. Below pic of the same bike noted above (at the CR event 2018) showing...
10-08-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 141,897
Posted By crank_addict

ISO: Perache 017 Professional saddle. Worn...

ISO:
Perache 017 Professional saddle. Worn acceptable but nothing that looks like a rat was eating it.

Trade open and offering variety of 60s - 80s upper end Italian, French, Japan, English...
10-08-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By crank_addict

Its my way of warning NOT to select big to...

Its my way of warning NOT to select big to biggie; for reason of exceeding capacity with this Jubilee derailleur. And technically, this is a nine speed ;")
10-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By crank_addict

It may say 12, but all I need is my ten speed ;")...

It may say 12, but all I need is my ten speed ;")

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10-08-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,097
Posted By crank_addict

Quite the looker! (Suggest to closely...

Quite the looker!

(Suggest to closely inspect the top part of the seatpost clamp. Brand new including the replacement piece is concerning.)
...
10-08-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

Either works for me. ...

Either works for me.

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10-07-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By crank_addict

This is a good read by Gary Fisher from 1980,...

This is a good read by Gary Fisher from 1980, though find it most peculiar that former associate editor of Bicycling (mid 70s?) Bill McCready was left out, nor mentioned. By that date of the written...
10-06-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,469
Posted By crank_addict

What Tufo are you referring? There seems to...

What Tufo are you referring?

There seems to be LOADs of confusion on the interwebs regarding Tufo.

They make tubulars for tubular rims. They also make tubulars for CLINCHER rims. Nomenclature...
10-06-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,729
Posted By crank_addict

There's currently a listing for a high end...

There's currently a listing for a high end frameset (lucky me, its so bad I blanked it from my head), described as good condition BUT it HAS major top tube damage and crushed. Lol
10-06-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 760
Posted By crank_addict

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well...

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well deserved~

Cheers!
10-05-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By crank_addict

It wouldn't attract me as a buyer but certainly...

It wouldn't attract me as a buyer but certainly entertaining to see. Especially for those building a brand new 'steel lugged' frame.

Odd enough, I contemplated buying an Italian made aftermarket...
10-04-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,311
Posted By crank_addict

How could I forget not mentioning and Vintage...

How could I forget not mentioning and Vintage content?!

1: Acquired from a bike shop in 2018 a brand NEW 1985 full Campy equipped Ochsner.

2: Also, from the same shop and time, a N.O.S....
10-04-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,311
Posted By crank_addict

Summer 2018. Carbon 29er MTB

Summer 2018. Carbon 29er MTB
10-02-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,913
Posted By crank_addict

More Duraluminum (Saved images from...

More Duraluminum

(Saved images from somewhere. Me likey)

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10-02-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,913
Posted By crank_addict

Take a look at these gems! Disclosure: no...

Take a look at these gems!

Disclosure: no connection but currently listed at

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.fr%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F383174028004
...
10-02-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,733
Posted By crank_addict

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but...

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but never fails to amaze and make a journey ready for any surprises. A HeadShock equipped hybrid just over 20 yrs and before the term gravel grinder /...
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