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09-18-18, 09:42 PM
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Posted By Cresthoodlum

Madison Vintage Bike Ride Oct 14

Madison Vintage Bike Ride Oct 14th (https://www.facebook.com/events/226913414829683/)

30 mile ride from Madison, WI Vilas Park to Paoli

Bring your vintage bike, or ride what ya got
12-31-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,278
Posted By Cresthoodlum

It is hard to avoid a few hills west of Paoli,...

It is hard to avoid a few hills west of Paoli, but avoiding Observatory may be a good idea! This will hopefully be more of a recovery ride than a grinder.

1 Oak Cycles in Paoli has a lot of...
12-30-17, 09:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,278
Posted By Cresthoodlum

This is a preliminary route (57 miles, 2,000 ft...

This is a preliminary route (57 miles, 2,000 ft elevation gain).
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/13616283

We will also have a 30-35 mile route.

Meeting spot - we hope to start and end the...
12-30-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,278
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I am working on planning a vintage bike ride/show...

I am working on planning a vintage bike ride/show for the Bombay Bicycle Club of Madison. Our tentative plan is to hold the show in Paoli, a small, arty village south located south of Madison and 30...
Forum: Touring
12-19-17, 05:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By Cresthoodlum

The Strava heat map is a useful tool for looking...

The Strava heat map is a useful tool for looking at routes. It is especially helpful to see whether a cyclist has previously traveled through remote, lightly-traveled back roads.
...
Forum: Touring
11-06-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I expect that some of the roads will be sandy,...

I expect that some of the roads will be sandy, but not planning much technical, single track. Thinking rigid fork with frame bags right now. The Karate Monkey sounds like another good option.
Forum: Touring
11-06-17, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I am considering a similar route. May dip a...

I am considering a similar route. May dip a little farther south on the east end of the UP. The UP has a lot of sandy roads, so bigger tires would help. Thanks for sharing your advice!
Forum: Touring
11-06-17, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I grew up in the UP, so I know that the black...

I grew up in the UP, so I know that the black flies can be horrendous! It is great to hear about your experience with the Wolverine. I saw one for sale locally on CL, but I was a little unsure...
Forum: Touring
11-06-17, 08:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Thanks for the suggestion. Nice review here in...

Thanks for the suggestion. Nice review here in BikePacking.com:
The New 2018 Trek 1120, a Bikepacking Stache - BIKEPACKING.com (http://www.bikepacking.com/news/2018-trek-1120-bikepacking-stache/)
Forum: Touring
11-04-17, 04:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Off-road touring rig recommendations

I am planning a tour across Michigan's Upper Peninsula next summer. About 30-40% of the roads will be backroads and single track.

I have looked at some off-road touring bikes such as the Surly...
09-23-17, 07:49 PM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

1984 Trek 890 for $300 1984 Trek 890...

1984 Trek 890 for $300

1984 Trek 890 All-Rounder Touring/MTB Bicycle, Handmade in Wisconsin, Low Miles | eBay...
08-21-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I rode in the Horribly Hilly this year and had a...

I rode in the Horribly Hilly this year and had a great time. The Ironman and racing types start early, so they are easy to avoid. The finish on the top of Blue Mounds is great. Lots of people...
08-13-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

2017 Dairyland Dare Pics

Some pics on the Bombay Bike Club FB page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/105858449448998/?multi_permalinks=1639948459373315&notif_t=group_activity&notif_id=1502664740193641
08-06-17, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I registered for the show, but I will not be able...

I registered for the show, but I will not be able to make it. I am a little behind on my build!
https://www.flickr.com/photos/lcutforth/36415437365/in/dateposted-public/

I live in Madison, so it...
02-26-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

FYI - the Bombay ride in July, the Wright Stuff...

FYI - the Bombay ride in July, the Wright Stuff Century, is no more. It may be resurrected as a club ride Labor Day weekend.
02-19-17, 09:53 AM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

1997 Litespeed

Borderline vintage, but very nice for $500





https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/6009385080.html
Replies: 15
Views: 1,075
Posted By Cresthoodlum

More pics would be helpful, but I will throw out...

More pics would be helpful, but I will throw out a guess - $1,000+. Check past sales on Ebay
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Here's a pic

Here's a pic
02-05-17, 11:22 AM
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Views: 155,090
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I am guessing pre-PO. I bought it from the...

I am guessing pre-PO. I bought it from the original owner last summer. If interested in the back story, send me a message. Enjoy the bike - it is a beauty!
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I appreciate all of the advice on this thread. ...

I appreciate all of the advice on this thread.

I looked at it yesterday. The frame is very clean and the paint looks great.

As for the dent, it is probably 5 mm wide without any cracks. The...
02-04-17, 09:00 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 155,090
Posted By Cresthoodlum

That bike wouldn't happen to have a a name...

That bike wouldn't happen to have a a name "Kristen" etched on it?:)
02-03-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Bump Anyone thinking about riding the...

Bump

Anyone thinking about riding the Dairyland Dare again this year?
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Thanks Drillium Dude. I am definitely going to...

Thanks Drillium Dude. I am definitely going to take a look at it. The seller is a bike coop, so they may be willing to haggle.
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I appreciate all of your responses. If I pull...

I appreciate all of your responses. If I pull the trigger on buying it, I probably would not repaint it. The dent may be a deal breaker.

How does a Professional compare to a Corsa Extra or other...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Thanks Doc. By the way, great to meet you at the...

Thanks Doc. By the way, great to meet you at the Dairyland Dare last summer!
Replies: 26
Views: 2,558
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Eddy Merckx Professional frame 1981

Eddy Merckx Professional frame 1981

Priced at $400. Worth $300?

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5978160239.html
01-09-17, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By Cresthoodlum

More info here:2017 Swap Info ? Brazen Dropouts...

More info here:2017 Swap Info ? Brazen Dropouts (http://www.brazendropouts.org/bike-swap/)
Looks like you need to be a vendor
12-20-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17,502
Views: 2,695,522
Posted By Cresthoodlum

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5919148726.html...

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5919148726.html

"speacil chromoly frame,chromoly is the lightest most expensive metal they make bikes from exept titanium,this is special moly"
12-18-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 522
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Great video. I especially like the '72 Cinelli!

Great video. I especially like the '72 Cinelli!
12-18-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 21,742
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Another list here: Gravel Tires - Riding...

Another list here:

Gravel Tires - Riding Gravel's Reference Guide (http://ridinggravel.com/graveltires/)
Forum: Commuting
10-16-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,942
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Check out a cyclocross bike.

Check out a cyclocross bike.
08-18-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,878
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Catching the Badger is a great documentary about...

Catching the Badger is a great documentary about LeMond vs Hinault in the TDF
08-18-16, 08:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,878
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Superior the Movie Superior | Beyond The Porch...

Superior the Movie Superior | Beyond The Porch Productions (http://www.superiorthemovie.com/)

"During the height of the Vietnam War in 1969, Charlie is on his way to Michigan Tech University, and...
08-14-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Thanks to Robbie, Iab and others for organizing. ...

Thanks to Robbie, Iab and others for organizing. I had a great time checking out amazing bikes and meeting everybody!
08-08-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Nice Trek 728 touring bike in Madison ...

Nice Trek 728 touring bike in Madison

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5722474429.html
08-01-16, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

I saw that ldmataya posted a possible ride on...

I saw that ldmataya posted a possible ride on Friday from Riley to Madison.

Here is a an easy Madison route option for Sunday:
Lake Monona-Terrace-Arb Loop in Madison, WI, United States |...
07-19-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Yes, the beer and brat stand outside is open for...

Yes, the beer and brat stand outside is open for business!
07-17-16, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

The main part of the Terrace has been completed,...

The main part of the Terrace has been completed, but their is still some construction on the Red Gym side.
07-16-16, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

How about a city ride in Madison on Friday or...

How about a city ride in Madison on Friday or Sunday? The Lake Monona loop and Capitol City trail are a couple of options. We could stop at a few Madison sites such as the Memorial terrace, the...
05-07-16, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Just bought the Eddy Merckx!

Just bought the Eddy Merckx!
04-05-16, 08:33 PM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Thanks, I added a link to the CL ad.

Thanks, I added a link to the CL ad.
04-04-16, 09:10 PM
Replies: 51,466
Views: 6,743,182
Posted By Cresthoodlum

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5518986030.html...

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5518986030.html

1974 Raleigh International, $400
Original components, but a little worn



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Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By Cresthoodlum

90's Klein Quantum Race

1997 or so Klein Quantum Race
Al frame
Shimano 600 components, 55 cm

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Is it worth $300 to $350?
02-02-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

How about the Don Q Inn? The Botham winery in...

How about the Don Q Inn? The Botham winery in Barneveld is a nice spot outside of town
01-23-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17,502
Views: 2,695,522
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Vintage French Mercier Bike. The chain just needs...

Vintage French Mercier Bike. The chain just needs a little oil!

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5413714004.html
01-16-16, 03:55 PM
12-28-15, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,483
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Nice work!

Nice work!
12-14-15, 05:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,175
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Nishiki Sport, $125 ...

Nishiki Sport, $125

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/5353961980.html
12-13-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

Sounds good. It may be worth contacting...

Sounds good.

It may be worth contacting Saris and Budget Bikes too.
12-11-15, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 119,590
Posted By Cresthoodlum

This is a great idea. I'm local in Madison, so...

This is a great idea. I'm local in Madison, so let me know if you need any help with logistics.

I recommend Focal Flame, a sports photography company in Madison. Focal Flame Photography - Madison...
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