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09-16-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 593
Posted By bikemig

You are trying to mess up this forum with posts...

You are trying to mess up this forum with posts like this when you know better. All you have to do is to post pics of your bikes and people will be happy to talk to you about them. But there is a...
09-16-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 50
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Eddy Merckx Kelme colors

1982: some amateur in a suit gives advice to professionals.https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/947x960/kelme822_925b5756b779b61c1d5ca2fbfa358b1b401d1f00.jpg
1983: nr36 - Merckx no...
09-16-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 593
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, I'll keep waiting until that Firenze I got...

Yeah, I'll keep waiting until that Firenze I got free with a stereo from Matthew's, Top of the Hill, Daly City, will be classic AND vintage.
09-05-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By merziac

Sorry mac, gum, tan, skinwall are all as C+V as...

Sorry mac, gum, tan, skinwall are all as C+V as can be as the day is long, you don't have to put them on but many a proper build will have them, always have, always will, just the way it is.

But...
09-05-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,271
Posted By terrymorse

Because it was a Geoffrey Butler frame. A...

Because it was a Geoffrey Butler frame.

A frame commissioned by Geoffrey Butler, to Geoffrey Butler specifications, marked with a Geoffrey Butler serial number, is a Geoffrey Butler frame.
09-05-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By wrk101

Endless people on this forum routinely come out...

Endless people on this forum routinely come out to help people they do not know and haven't met (even the high post count users). Driving out high post count users just eliminates that source of...
09-04-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By nlerner

I don’t discriminate; I’m intolerant of everyone.

I don’t discriminate; I’m intolerant of everyone.
Forum: Commuting
09-04-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,580
Posted By bigbenaugust

I got them on sale for a different bike years...

I got them on sale for a different bike years ago, so I never paid full price. ;)
09-03-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By RobbieTunes

The term newbie may be offensive to some. ...

The term newbie may be offensive to some.
Seems like everything is to someone, these days.

I mean, you can't even point the hose at the kids on your lawn.

When I was new here, I had no...
09-03-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By himespau

As someone who as a mod on a different forum...

As someone who as a mod on a different forum before the bots were as much of a thing, I can't imagine what it's like to deal with that today. On the other hand, the forum I was on eventually died...
09-03-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By TriBiker19

As someone who up until yesterday (or was it the...

As someone who up until yesterday (or was it the day before?) was caught by the "10 post rule", I'm gonna chime in. First, I spent a lot of time lurking and reading posts and finding information...
09-03-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,255
Posted By noglider

https://www.britmums.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/1...

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Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By Wildwood

The paint job is a tribute to Alexi Grewal's...

The paint job is a tribute to Alexi Grewal's first American win in the 1984 Olympic road race. Red, white, blue with yellow (gold) at the BB. The blue looks a bit off color, but not sure.

Beyond...
09-02-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 110,695
Posted By mkeller234

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-02-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 112,428
Posted By Drillium Dude

^ My favorite Cinelli color scheme. Beautiful...

^ My favorite Cinelli color scheme. Beautiful bike!

DD
09-02-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 112,428
Posted By satbuilder

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa ...

1972 Cinelli Speciale Corsa

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09-02-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 668
Views: 112,428
Posted By satbuilder

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original...

I picked this up a couple years ago. Original paint, but all the decals had been stripped off and numerous chips and scrapes in the paint. I had always admired this bike Gimondi rode, and though the...
08-31-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 668
Views: 112,428
Posted By Drillium Dude

Did it used to be about something else? I'm...

Did it used to be about something else? I'm prolly missing something - I can be quite thick sometimes :)

DD
Forum: Commuting
08-30-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,360
Posted By rhm

Good for you! How many did you sell? I could...

Good for you! How many did you sell? I could create a lot of space in my garage if I had that kind of fortitude.
08-28-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 811
Posted By T-Mar

I'm more inclined to attribute it to steel...

I'm more inclined to attribute it to steel moving in a different direction. In order to provide lighter weight and increased stiffness, Columbus' steel tubesets were moving to higher strength alloys...
08-28-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By 3alarmer

...heat expansion is the very reason they made...

...heat expansion is the very reason they made them with the proprietary adjustable rear dropouts. :)
...
08-27-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By benjovland

1987 Team Aero Miyata

Forgive me, I'm fairly new to the C&V forums, but I hear there are a few folks keen on old Miyatas. I love seeing life breathed into old bikes. I imagine the stories they could tell- whether from...
08-27-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,361
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-26-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 865
Posted By fleslider

Ohh nice! looks like a 1993 S-Works Steel. they...

Ohh nice! looks like a 1993 S-Works Steel. they are a nice frame and for some MTB collectors they are a grail bike. rumored to be Tange Prestige Ultimate tubing. these frames are light. I have a...
08-25-19, 11:02 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 131,464
Posted By balesmachine

technically not a bike

Actually, its two tandems that rides on water. I built it and raced it in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Held course records in all three states. I sold it, and it is probably at the bottom of Lake...
08-22-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,781
Posted By jeirvine

Congrats. I've been following this on the CR....

Congrats. I've been following this on the CR. Really glad you got it. That's a grail bike for me.
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08-22-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 19,233
Posted By cycleheimer

I can't believe how time flies. I remember...

I can't believe how time flies. I remember posting the CL ad on the "are you looking for thread". Nice!
Replies: 44
Views: 1,994
Posted By bikemig

They still tend to command a premium but prices...

They still tend to command a premium but prices are all over the map. Miyata 1000s and Specialized Expeditions are still near the top of the heap plus pretty much anything that has a Bridgestone...
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By wrk101

I really don't care for the build so I would pass...

I really don't care for the build so I would pass at this price. RSX crankset? Ugh.
08-20-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 695
Posted By 76SLT

I went with white. ...

I went with white.
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08-20-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,022
Posted By iab

The 74 BB width and holes in the lugs are from 2...

The 74 BB width and holes in the lugs are from 2 different eras. The rear dropout treatment on both chain and seat stays is atypical (part of the repair?). The BB carving is atypical. No braze-on...
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By lostarchitect

Looks like a pretty nice bike in good shape....

Looks like a pretty nice bike in good shape. Price might be high, but I don't think it's crazy. I'd see if I could get it for $500.
Replies: 28
Views: 2,016
Posted By wrk101

eBay = The most work, the most fees, and the...

eBay = The most work, the most fees, and the highest returns.

C/L = less work, no fees, lower prices. A lot lower.

Garage sale = least work, no fees, give away prices.


Just decide how you...
08-20-19, 01:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By paulkal

That is also how I adjust my Delta's. When...

That is also how I adjust my Delta's.
When setup correct, they stop as good as other brakes.
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By cb400bill

I used to own a Trek 770. It is of the best...

I used to own a Trek 770. It is of the best American made vintage racing bikes.

Value will depend on many things. But the biggest two are originality and condition. Your location will also make a...
08-14-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By styggno1

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around...

There is lot of rumour-ish bull**** thrown around the net about these brakes. Frankly - I do not understand all the talk about them being difficult to set up. What is the problem? I just do not get...
08-14-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By Paletti

I have a pair of the last generation .. five...

I have a pair of the last generation .. five pivot points and they stop really well. I think better than the super record of the era. But yeah .. they are hard to work on and a pain in the ass.
08-13-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I managed to tune mine to a very mediocre...

I managed to tune mine to a very mediocre performance level. That is, they performed as well as a junker 1990's Walmart bike with petrified pads.

So, they were usable, anyway. I've never been...
08-12-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By repechage

Note in Gary's image, at least two versions of...

Note in Gary's image, at least two versions of caliper, and three versions of lever.
(I think that is the bulk of them)
Note the variation in clearance.
He has set them up correctly where the side...
08-12-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,216
Posted By squirtdad

FWIW I have had good luck fitting bikes...

FWIW

I have had good luck fitting bikes into my old BMW328 (97) and my current Audi A4 (2015) sedans. Key is having a folding back seat. One bike is easy 2 is doable (take wheels off, ...
08-12-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By Gary Fountain

Love'm and they do stop. I do admit to not being...

Love'm and they do stop. I do admit to not being able to adjust the Croc d'Aune Delta's that I once had although I didn't put that much time into adjusting them as I did with my Record examples.
...
08-10-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By Salamandrine

Superficially Deltas were similar looking to Dura...

Superficially Deltas were similar looking to Dura Ace AX, but mechanically very different. The delta brakes had a parallelogram mechanism inside, rather than a wedge and rollers. Modolo Kronos IIRC...
08-10-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,960
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Only issue I have with my Deltas are the squealy...
08-05-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,518
Posted By RobbieTunes

Keepers, ha!

I believe it was the Fabulous Thunderbirds...”One’s too many and a dozen ain’t enough.”
08-05-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,518
Posted By gaucho777

:lol: Vonruden, I couldn't see selling any...

:lol:

Vonruden, I couldn't see selling any of those either.

--

My keepers:

'86 LOOK Equipe/Bernard Hinault (753r) - I've had this bike since I was a teenager. Rides like a dream. Tons of...
08-05-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,518
Posted By noglider

Admitting you have a problem is the first step.

Admitting you have a problem is the first step.
06-18-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,403
Posted By RobbieTunes

Major Taylor on “Fresh Aire”

I’m no fan of NPR, but I listen to it often.

Today’s “Fresh Aire” segment is on the world’s fastest man. Given the very real obstacles to his success at the time, I have no idea what the gist of...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By FSU421

One last thing.... the dude that was having the...

One last thing.... the dude that was having the stolen bike worked on at his LBS, he stole it or knew it was stolen. He got busted at the LBS by it's rightful owner. He then tried to spin it to look...
06-06-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,116
Posted By conspiratemus1

The Righteous Among the Nations, yes. Thank you...

The Righteous Among the Nations, yes. Thank you so much for reminding us of that very non-trivial achievement. How many of us can say we helped saved the lives of 800 specifically named people,...
06-05-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,250
Posted By gaucho777

No experience with carbon bars, but you're...

No experience with carbon bars, but you're looking good in that La Vie Claire jersey! :thumb:

I've read several articles about the effects of planing with not-super-stiff frames (for example,...
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