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11-19-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,284
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-19-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,651
Posted By seanallant

Thank you for that correction on the brake...

Thank you for that correction on the brake levers! I'm definitely not a Campy expert and don't want to mislead anyone. Sean
11-17-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 482
Posted By francophile

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in...

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in the bud. We basically have someone new to the forum that would rather insult the general modus operandi, be told the general rule, then have another...
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By ThermionicScott

Doesn't look like he has tried to upload any yet:...

Doesn't look like he has tried to upload any yet: https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/508854/photos
11-09-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 199
Posted By non-fixie

My recently acquired Nöll has those features....

My recently acquired Nöll has those features. Cable guides on the underside of the top tube:
...
11-08-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By davester

My new 1982 Raleighsonic time capsule

Browsing for a touring bike to replace my long lost 1972 Raleigh International (destroyed in a car encounter of the flesh-rending kind decades ago), I happened upon a craigslist ad for a Raleigh...
11-08-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By francophile

That's a smoking deal. Good job! Got it for less...

That's a smoking deal. Good job! Got it for less than half what it's probably all worth.

I don't believe in "greed" in these cases. My philosophy is, if the person is wanting to get rid of the...
11-08-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By Johnnybikes

I was able to score the two bikes, a vintage...

I was able to score the two bikes, a vintage Silca floor pump, and a set of wheels with custom paint and decal nouvo record hubs, and a BB tool for $415. I could have kept going, but I felt greedy.
Replies: 29
Views: 936
Posted By gomango

A nice bike at a nice price. Five years ago,...

A nice bike at a nice price.

Five years ago, one would fetch $700 from the right buyer.

Nowadays it is worth what you paid.

Vintage market is super tough.
11-07-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 591
Posted By thinktubes

I would try to work on the overweight and...

I would try to work on the overweight and conditioning issues before considering a custom.

I'm 6' 1" with a 32" inseam. Long torso and arms. Plenty of off-the-peg stuff fits.
11-07-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,232
Posted By Stevensb

Milremo post

Hey DD, it is a 26.8 Milremo.

My most recent acquisition also has a Milremo post, again in a small size - 25mm.

Cheers.

Brad

...
11-07-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,135
Posted By Andy_K

Nothing vintage, but I've got a few bike-related...

Nothing vintage, but I've got a few bike-related cups and glasses.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49027650822_074af8c505_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hGpwuw)

The things that makes the Ninkasi...
11-03-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By Gary Fountain

Occasionally you will come across sales material,...

Occasionally you will come across sales material, advertisments, brochures, old magazines, race photos, etc., that will give you a visual or written rundown of the components associated with a...
11-03-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By thinktubes

Did a halloween candy-fueled ride to the South...

Did a halloween candy-fueled ride to the South Loop. Haven't done this in nearly a decade. It was 42 degrees and cloudy went I set out this morning. Not bad, considering that it snowed a few days...
11-03-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,263
Posted By schwinnderella

Would you believe I own the bike attached to this...

Would you believe I own the bike attached to this head badge, not one like it the same bike. Bike belonged to Hank Sima who was a chicago area professional racer in the late 30's. There is a half...
11-03-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By SurferRosa

[/color] Probably happened a lot with those...

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Probably happened a lot with those that were also sold as framesets, like this '82 Miyata 912 with Tange fork, omas headset, Miche hubs, Campy bb and derailleurs, Modolo brakeset, 3ttt...
11-03-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By steelbikeguy

The first nice bike that I owned was a Raleigh...

The first nice bike that I owned was a Raleigh Gran Sport. Beautiful bike, but even with my limited experience at the time (circa 1975), I knew that most of the parts on a Gran Sport were ... not...
11-03-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,044
Posted By RaleighSport

753 Raleigh Team technium... never felt like a...

753 Raleigh Team technium... never felt like a good ride.. mostly like it was dead and sluggish.. it hated me too and tried to kill me.
11-03-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,337
Posted By SpeedofLite

An old girlfriend used to find it amusing that I...

An old girlfriend used to find it amusing that I "always" wipe my hand off on my buttock after drinking from a water bottle while riding.
I'll pull the bottle with either hand, but I'll then wipe...
11-03-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By gugie

I'm still not quite sure what happened at the...

I'm still not quite sure what happened at the 2018 Seattle Bike Swap. Andy_K and Andy Antipas were involved. There was a frame to be named later, I think.
...
11-02-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,997
Posted By gugie

Dunno, methinks he is made of sugar :roflmao:

Dunno, methinks he is made of sugar
:roflmao:
11-02-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,997
Posted By Andy Antipas

Pinarello with Fenders

Hey Jeff, Maybe a little Italian number with fenders will peak your fender interest?
...
11-02-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,645
Posted By gugie

Scene: Climbing up the steepest section of...

Scene: Climbing up the steepest section of Limantour Road...
11-01-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,645
Posted By Slightspeed

I did a bank run one day on my bike. When I came...

I did a bank run one day on my bike. When I came out, I was approached by a group of girl scouts selling cookies. I said, I didn't have any way to carry them. One little girl said, "You have three...
10-31-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,645
Posted By gearbasher

After a breaking my pelvis in a crash, I'm trying...

After a breaking my pelvis in a crash, I'm trying to walk out of the ER (my brother is getting the car) and one of the nurses offers to help me. Once we get outside, she lights up a cigarette. So, I...
10-31-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,645
Posted By horatio

What is it abut celeste Bianchis? I took the...

What is it abut celeste Bianchis? I took the Brava on a ride with a couple friends, just after I got it. They were on much newer bikes, one a carbon Orbea. We stopped at a convenience store for...
10-30-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 44,888
Posted By jetboy

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a...

its been smokey in SF lately; and I rode with a mask on but got this:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/lmsunset2_af29a1c75fcfabe2784167cbd06dc6c082dd60a0.jpg
10-29-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 44,888
Posted By thumpism

Here's a copperhead, the first one we found in...

Here's a copperhead, the first one we found in our yard. There have been many others since and they all look like this, light brown with darker hourglass shapes on a thick-ish body. Pretty snakes and...
10-28-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By SurferRosa

Gotta Bertoni?

Let's see 'em. :thumb:

Here's mine, an '81 (?) Superlight.

https://i.imgur.com/PUojLXa.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Zl60xUH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jVEHMts.jpg
10-28-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 44,888
Posted By BFisher

Out catching some rays... ...

Out catching some rays...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x1600/img_0054_b6aa02727876cc88fdcf0f16b347096c211bad39.jpg...
10-28-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 44,888
Posted By DQRider

Autumn Gold

I rode the Sakatah Singing Hills Trail on Saturday. Colors are peaking around there now.

https://i.imgur.com/owrNtYt.png


https://i.imgur.com/QcLEdkp.png


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10-27-19, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By HTupolev

Snohomish. https://i.imgur.com/F0kbAmT.jpg

Snohomish.

https://i.imgur.com/F0kbAmT.jpg
10-27-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,283
Views: 692,041
Posted By Bogester

Posing in front of Seattle skyline...1993ish and...

Posing in front of Seattle skyline...1993ish and yesterday. Lots of changes going on here! ...
10-27-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By thinktubes

Rode 66 miles up north. We had a ton of rain...

Rode 66 miles up north. We had a ton of rain yesterday and the roads were still wet, but the season is fading fast, so I try to get out when I can. Headwind going out and back thanks to the storm -...
10-26-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By DQRider

Sakatah Singing Hills Autumn Ride

This ride has become somewhat of a tradition with me. SSH is a 39 mile rail trail that mostly follows alongside MN Highway 60, about 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. There's really nothing special...
10-26-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By Vonruden

Fall Foliage in Jersey ...

Fall Foliage in Jersey
http://i1266.photobucket.com/albums/jj533/vonruden1/C3E0E10E-E5EC-48FB-B3C6-CE834AE69570_zpsodt3vuoq.jpg...
10-26-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,509
Posted By mstateglfr

While some bicycle tech has not taken hold and...

While some bicycle tech has not taken hold and therefore died off due to lack of support, there is very little actual planned obsolescence.

7sp drivetrains are still used on bikes, so 8-11 will...
10-26-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By BFisher

20 miles with my son. ...

20 miles with my son.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/braiden_bike_1_6fbee69402db9b07a67fb191a2b2eb8624208b95.jpeg
10-24-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,495
Posted By tiger1964

Leave it laying about, unlocked, in a...

Leave it laying about, unlocked, in a neighborhood known for bike thefts? :backpedal:
10-24-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,495
Posted By cudak888

One could argue the same point about the design...

One could argue the same point about the design of a bicycle in the first place. Why is the human rider and center of gravity placed so high on a balancing vehicle? Why aren't the wheels large enough...
10-24-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,051
Posted By jetboy

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic...

I like that the lug and scratch in the first pic spell CV

I am just glad the frame is not full of holes.. which is what I feared to see by the title.
10-22-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,557
Posted By orcas island

Finished-ish! :D Just needing to rebuild the...

Finished-ish! :D Just needing to rebuild the rear hub, have the wheels trued and think about some new tires. A bit more clean up of the external bottom bracket area seems necessary also. I think...
Replies: 14
Views: 773
Posted By SurferRosa

Same color blue as my Paramount. I've added some...

Same color blue as my Paramount. I've added some red accents. Just finished it yesterday. Pics to come... :thumb:
10-20-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By JaccoW

Took our bikes onto the new metro that goes to...

Took our bikes onto the new metro that goes to the beach and rode over to another city

http://i.imgur.com/8Qkl3Xo.jpg (https://imgur.com/8Qkl3Xo)
10-20-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 2,852,980
Posted By TenGrainBread

If I can go on eBay France and buy a complete...

If I can go on eBay France and buy a complete Singer or Herse in good condition for $2000-4000 at any given time, I don't really see a point in dropping $3000-$4000 on a "retro" Bianchi with...
10-20-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By greg3rd48

We weren't riding C&V this time but rhm on his...

We weren't riding C&V this time but rhm on his Rawland and I on my Fuji Gran Fondo rode a scenic, very windy 200K permanent in NJ on Friday. Nice route with plenty of places to refuel.
...
10-17-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 194,032
Posted By SurferRosa

After removing the SR Apex crank and rifled campy...

After removing the SR Apex crank and rifled campy cups, I mounted a Triomphe bb and crankset to the Miyata.

https://i.imgur.com/EKAwYUu.jpg

I lose some of the climbing ability, but I gain some...
10-17-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,877
Posted By burnthesheep

I just find it ridiculous that people want to...

I just find it ridiculous that people want to constantly die on the cross of either supporting or going out of their way to lambast PC culture. If you view Gannett or the media as liberal, why...
10-15-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 163,996
Posted By Secret Squirrel

Thumbs...

Thumbs up!https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/830x1218/thumbs_up_8f16321816780c255baee1f5edd502de2776a2f0.jpg
10-11-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 163,996
Posted By 76SLT

My two outdoor cats, Patches (white) and Charlie...

My two outdoor cats, Patches (white) and Charlie (orange) have been inseparable for going on 5 years. Patches showed up pregnant and had 5 kittens shortly afterwards.
I live on a farm in the...
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