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09-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 641
Posted By SewardRum

New Life for an Old Bianchi

New life for my Old Bianchi road bike: Is it truly a Specialissima?

The time has come to breathe some new life into my old 1963-64 Bianchi Specialissima road bike (SN: 164715). I’d like to ask for...
09-02-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,390
Views: 770,254
Posted By jamesdak

Here's a rare pic of me with 5 of my Lemonds from...

Here's a rare pic of me with 5 of my Lemonds from last summer. Did a Lemond tribute ride celebrating the 30th anniversary of that amazing time trail win. 5 Lemonds for 6 miles each for the 30...
09-01-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 858
Posted By jjhabbs

Coming soon. The new bicycle mancave

Hey guys,
Been gone from here for a while so I'm a little out of touch. Busy keeping the business rocking during covid. However Ive been going back and forth for over a year now on whether or not...
08-28-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,026
Posted By Andy_K

Rewarded for cleaning the man cave!

For the past two weeks I've been gradually cleaning and organizing my man cave. This week I've gotten to the bookcase that serves as my parts bin. Two weeks ago, it was like one of those games at an...
08-26-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By merziac

Tx, you may be right but that may not stop me...

Tx, you may be right but that may not stop me from trying. I've got a line a on a couple more Merz's that may have to come into the fold. :innocent:
08-26-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By merziac

I would seal them with clear shoe goo when you...

I would seal them with clear shoe goo when you put the cable in, it would be tough and mostly invisible.

I realize this frame seems to be not that special but they have great history and are doing...
08-26-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By merziac

scozim I'd be careful, you might scare her...

scozim

I'd be careful, you might scare her even more if you show her a pile like that. ;)
08-25-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 986
Posted By The Golden Boy

One time my brother in law was selling a drum-...

One time my brother in law was selling a drum- just a big ol' floor tom. He gets an email from some guy asking him to hold it, and he'll send $20 or whatever to hang on to the drum for a month or 2...
08-16-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By G.Varela

There she is, a Pesenti in disguise. Those...

There she is, a Pesenti in disguise. Those Shimano aero levers rattle like crazy though.
...
08-16-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 968
Posted By randyjawa

Close to true but with one exception - patience....

Close to true but with one exception - patience. I have had to wait/hunt/hope for years to get just what I wanted and at a decent price, sometimes darn near free. What sort of things am I talking...
08-14-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,360
Posted By randyjawa

I am a firm believer that newer components and...

I am a firm believer that newer components and even newer bikes perform better than any of my vintage steeds or stuff. There is, however, one thing that has not improved, in my mind...

Handlebar...
08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,689
Posted By BlueDevil63

1975 Masi Gran Criterium - just acquired

I just received this. Pictures are as it came out of the box (reassembled of course). It is a CyclArt restoration and very well done. Martano rims are a nice correct touch as are the cable ends. I'll...
08-07-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,149
Posted By scozim

Yard/estate sale part 2 - custom bike

I posted about the yard/estate sale buy from this past weekend (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1209172-first-good-yard-sale-find-couple-questions.html) that was really like a swap meet....
08-01-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By Narhay

Some recent before and afters

https://i.imgur.com/GjYF3B1.jpg

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

https://i.imgur.com/4ujbRz1.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/jNO4nLr.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/cADMRqD.jpg
07-22-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,341,464
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

After the fit analysis, I asked if the person I...

After the fit analysis, I asked if the person I had sold my Land Shark frame to wanted to sell it back to me. He did. I need to send him pictures now after mulling over the build of it, and then...
07-19-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,150
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/OPlwLpe.jpg What a...

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

What a timely thread. I recently picked this up for my wife. I am considering a powder coat as the frame has been well used.

Fairly sure it is a 1988 Ritchey...
07-17-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,341,464
Posted By mstateglfr

Schwinn Premis powdercoated with 105 5800...

Schwinn Premis powdercoated with 105 5800 drivetrain and hubs.
I used an innicycle conversion headset. That alone was more than the frame, but it opens up options and is quality!

This is a 63.5cm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 254,385
Posted By merziac

2020 Strawberry ...

2020 Strawberry


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/enrique_strawberry_012_afe407dfc648dca59957a2c419976f291d757575.jpg

And the thread to go with it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 254,385
Posted By merziac

Just gonna pile on here, MARINONI, absolutely bad...

Just gonna pile on here, MARINONI, absolutely bad a**. ;)
05-03-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 38,535
Posted By AdventureManCO

Never got around to posting this I think, but... ...

Never got around to posting this I think, but...

PX10 ('68 I think?) from the co-op for $40.

First pic as found. The handlebars were upturned hobo style, when I first saw it mixed in with all...
04-07-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,401
Posted By RobbieTunes

These just need to be displayed together. Kind...

These just need to be displayed together. Kind of a pretty set.
...
04-04-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By merziac

Strawberry ride report, finally.

Measly 10.7mi which is about as far as I go on a ride from home when just going for a ride.

Rides like a dream, smooth on smooth, very nice on rough and crappy, good on hard pack/turf/dirt single...
03-26-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,584
Posted By merziac

Strawberry content: The old, the new, the ying and the yang, the good, bad and ugly?

ADDENDUM

So it may be time for pitchforks and such.

Andy did not build this but it was done with his help, input, guidance, special parts, sauce and his full blessing.

Dave Levy of TiCycles...
03-21-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,767
Posted By Nemosengineer

Well this was not a bargain, but it is something...

Well this was not a bargain, but it is something I have been after for years. A 1988 3Rensho Katana, mechanically perfect, zero rust. zero dents, with scabby paint, in my size and I'm so happy I'm...
03-13-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,550
Posted By malcala622

Canadian 3ttt stem anyone? I had this idea...

Canadian 3ttt stem anyone?

I had this idea ever since buying the frameset. I talked to a half dozen laser marking places and I was finally given the "yes, we'll do it". I'm happy and excited with...
03-12-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,767
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've met and ridden with 54 BF members, and I...

I've met and ridden with 54 BF members, and I hope to add to that this year. That's my gloat.

Bragging? I just finished a modern used buy/build, and it doesn't suck. $1100 with spare wheels and...
02-29-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By Kilroy1988

So excited... Just purchased a dream frame (Carlton content)

Hello!

I hope everyone is doing well. Today I made a very impulsive purchase on Ebay UK via a seller that I've worked with before named Jon. The advertisement was up for just a couple of hours...
12-13-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 24
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Views: 1,320
Posted By RobbieTunes

Well, I'm trying. Not successful. At least I'm...

Well, I'm trying. Not successful. At least I'm not rccardr's size, or it would be worse.
The move to 54cm from 56cm has been too smooth.
The 56's don't seem to be moving out, like...
11-29-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,341,464
Posted By RobbieTunes

1996 Litespeed Classic

This came with 3x8 Ergos, but I figured Campy could go on Italian steel.

1996 Litespeed, W.David Lynskey signature. Came with garish yellow graphics, and a Kestrel EMS composite fork. Group was...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,545
Posted By guadzilla

Yeah, pretty much. I am not buying the most...

Yeah, pretty much.

I am not buying the most aero bike because that extra watt saves is gonna male a difference to my pack-fodder ******. I am buying the most aero bike because I want to own one...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,545
Posted By guadzilla

Well, I finally got my bike - went with the Venge...

Well, I finally got my bike - went with the Venge Pro and upgraded the wheels to Roval CLX64s.

Had a checkout ride on Saturday and then did the Laguna ****et tri on it yesterday and my first...
08-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,205
Posted By RobbieTunes

I've been "done" more times than I can remember. ...

I've been "done" more times than I can remember. I was actually "done" again about a month ago.
Then the Look showed up, and a Litespeed, and a Cinelli.

I do recognize I have a problem. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,004
Posted By Wildwood

Roadies, not on board with assist - prepare to be C&V'd

The last few days, I've ridden a bunch of trails and roads regularly frequented by 'regular and light enthusiast' cyclists. At the rate of change I see, unassisted 9/10/11/12spd bikes for adults...
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