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08-12-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,967
Posted By Andy Antipas

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I...

Dan is a friend and knowledgable bike geek, and I usually try to stay out of these discussions.........

However, it all comes down to individual perspectives and experience. Newer is not always...
08-10-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By obrentharris

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box...

This little beauty showed up in my P.O. Box today! What a fine piece of work. I'm definitely the only one on my block with one of these.
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08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,347
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

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The...
07-25-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By schwinnbikebob

1984 Raleigh Grand Prix

Picked this up a couple weeks ago from a thrift store. Even Goodwill has quadrupled their bike prices during this craze. But I liked the chrome and red combo so I still bought it. After some...
07-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 672
Posted By rootboy

Hey Brent, Check this out. I made this one. PM...

Hey Brent,
Check this out. I made this one. PM sent
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07-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,125
Posted By sheddle

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a...

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a modern high end bike these days. I swear that matte black carbon is the worst thing to happen to high end road bikes since the press-fit bottom bracket.
07-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,125
Posted By Slightspeed

I think the Italian love is because it might the...

I think the Italian love is because it might the first "nice" bike many of us got, after graduating from baloon tires, three speeds and lower level "10-speeds". I did my first junior race on a heavy,...
07-16-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,671
Posted By cudak888

I don't deny that this isn't a Schwinn, and that...

I don't deny that this isn't a Schwinn, and that the whole thing is a publicity stunt by Pacific Cycle, but I strongly disagree with this nostalgia rant on one specific point:

You're overlooking...
07-07-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,115
Posted By gugie

jpjpjp Where do you live? One of the great...

jpjpjp

Where do you live? One of the great benefits of this forum is that you may be very close to someone with lots of experience in the very problem you're trying to solve. If you were within...
07-06-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,846
Posted By PeeCee

Why a Raleigh. Buy the best you can afford. ...

Why a Raleigh.

Buy the best you can afford.

Two things determined why I bought my Raleigh.

1/ The first race (style) bike I ever rode was a Raleigh

2/ I'm English
07-04-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,040
Posted By Vince Hoffmann

so I was also concerned about that but it turns...

so I was also concerned about that but it turns out that enamel paint is very forgiving, even when dry. I bent the one below over a wood dowel with no issues....
06-13-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,506
Posted By orcas island

Swapped over a set of 700c clincher wheels, Acorn...

Swapped over a set of 700c clincher wheels, Acorn saddle bag, and a TA handlebar bottle cage I had in the parts bin. Ready for a ride later this afternoon.
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10-31-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By MiloFrance

Big win at the Eroica Gaiole

Bob, Darren, Andy and I went to Gaiole this year, Bob on his not quite identified Alain Redolfi, Andy on a Holdsworth, and Darren on his Mercier 300. I didn't know that Faggin were having a trade...
05-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,901
Posted By styggno1

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the...

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the first ride. I felt strong and comfortable. What more can one ask for!


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