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09-17-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,775
Posted By Chrome Molly

Not much to add, other than to say thanks to Dave...

Not much to add, other than to say thanks to Dave and Robbie for all their efforts to put on the show. Probably the best collection of vintage bikes that I've seen. I was happy to bring my bikes to...
09-15-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Had myself a fantastic weekend of riding and bike...

Had myself a fantastic weekend of riding and bike camaraderie. Many thanks to Dave and also Robbie for supporting the event. Happy to meet friends old and new. As they say ďa good time was had by...
09-12-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Is there a time and location for the Friday...

Is there a time and location for the Friday afternoon warmup ride? Mineral Point start location?
09-11-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

I did build it up as a 650b generator hubbed path...

I did build it up as a 650b generator hubbed path bike for fall evenings when the weather is still warm but daylight scarce.
09-11-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Packing 5 bikes in/on my small hybrid along with...

Packing 5 bikes in/on my small hybrid along with other goodies to peddle.
09-08-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Will see if my many bosses allow me to get to the...

Will see if my many bosses allow me to get to the Friday afternoon ride by 3:30... Hope to...
08-30-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Been out of the loop on the forum for awhile, but...

Been out of the loop on the forum for awhile, but still excited for the event...

Probably leaning toward riding the brifterized Trek 957 with the Athena compact crank. Will probably bring other...
06-06-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,363
Posted By Chrome Molly

/\ This... I ride C&V when leading our B...

/\ This...

I ride C&V when leading our B group rides and still get a good workout. When riding the A group with guys that are literally half my age, there is little room for anything that is not...
06-06-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By Chrome Molly

Mine is 3-15-89 Itís what is referred to as...

Mine is 3-15-89

Itís what is referred to as a ďlimited productionĒ model. Apparently with fewer options than the full custom frames, but a fantastic riding bike nonetheless.
06-04-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 715
Posted By Chrome Molly

Nice Appel. I really like mine. ...

Nice Appel. I really like mine.

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05-28-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,484
Posted By Chrome Molly

Early Shimano Dura Ace brakes are great.

Early Shimano Dura Ace brakes are great.
05-19-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,240
Posted By Chrome Molly

So many nice rides... Havenít posted in...

So many nice rides...

Havenít posted in awhile since I had little new stuff. One new bit of info I discovered for those of you that like to mix and match, or have newer Campy compatible wheels...
05-19-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,193
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looking fwd to ride report! Vicariously from...

Looking fwd to ride report! Vicariously from Minnesota...
05-11-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Chrome Molly

The DS frames I have built and ridden were clean,...

The DS frames I have built and ridden were clean, no nonsense, and great riders. A craftsman is always missed.
05-11-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,758
Posted By Chrome Molly

That email sounds very similar to the one sent a...

That email sounds very similar to the one sent a year ago after the first failed Dairyland Dare. The event was worse the following year. I hope the Eroica folks turn it around as it is/was a bucket...
04-14-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14,153
Views: 1,288,333
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looks great. I think the triple might grow on...

Looks great. I think the triple might grow on you. Nice build.
03-01-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,240
Posted By Chrome Molly

An original Suntour part, to work with their bar...

An original Suntour part, to work with their bar ends. Probably unobtainium, but I lucked into one with the frame.
...
03-01-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,240
Posted By Chrome Molly

Like this? ...

Like this?

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02-27-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,532
Posted By Chrome Molly

Haha. Thanks Rob. At least climbing can be made...

Haha. Thanks Rob. At least climbing can be made to look easy (though it certainly was not most times at the Dare)

Reading through the thread is interesting. I actually have a 15lb road bike and...
02-24-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,365
Posted By Chrome Molly

Hi Bob ...

Hi Bob
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02-24-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,810
Posted By Chrome Molly

Always late to the party ...

Always late to the party

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02-19-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,535
Posted By Chrome Molly

I donít mind putting bikes in the back seat. The...

I donít mind putting bikes in the back seat. The kids are not as clean.
01-29-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,748
Posted By Chrome Molly

Almost all of my bikes are sporting Campagnolo...

Almost all of my bikes are sporting Campagnolo ďbriftersĒ. To do anything else has become the exception. Similar setups allow me to differentiate between the frames on a handling and ride basis most...
01-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Walker House has WiFi but it only works in the...

Walker House has WiFi but it only works in the rooms near the stairwell. Interesting place
01-16-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,039
Posted By Chrome Molly

I need some double mint gum after this thread. ...

I need some double mint gum after this thread.

Beautiful builds guys. Especially like the red spokes on the zeros.
01-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

if still room, count me in

if still room, count me in
01-04-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,217
Posted By Chrome Molly

Commuting is not in the cards for me. I work in...

Commuting is not in the cards for me. I work in one suburb and need to cross a heavily travelled bridge to get to my office. That bridge does have a nice bike lane on it that is separated from the 8...
01-04-19, 05:34 PM
01-04-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,209
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-02-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 968
Posted By Chrome Molly

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01-02-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 968
Posted By Chrome Molly

22in ctc tt Trek 630 frame that is currently...

22in ctc tt Trek 630 frame that is currently running 27 in wheels. Some touch up and original 531 sticker mostly gone. Looking for $195 plus shipping for FF and HS. Possibly with other bits...
01-01-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,209
Posted By Chrome Molly

My favorite triple of them all. Hodgykins has one...

My favorite triple of them all. Hodgykins has one on his black Paramount thatís to die for...
12-29-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

Registration completed. Bringing 3 bikes (maybe...

Registration completed. Bringing 3 bikes (maybe more if I can figure out how).
12-25-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,731
Posted By Chrome Molly

As far as a C&V community, not too much. I used...

As far as a C&V community, not too much. I used to ride retro roadie/brifterized steel exclusively and remained competitive, generating interest in upgrading C&V bikes. But in the last five years...
12-24-18, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 367
Posted By Chrome Molly

Happy Hanuramakwanzmas

Happy Hanuramakwanzmas
12-24-18, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,191
Posted By Chrome Molly

Bottom bracket drop would make this very iffy. ...

Bottom bracket drop would make this very iffy. Agree with the Goldenboy to go 700c (less complex and tires available when on tour)
12-23-18, 04:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,054
Posted By Chrome Molly

I actually like them as gravel tires in 28ís (and...

I actually like them as gravel tires in 28ís (and want to try the 5000 32ís). The downside is no side knobs like most gravel tires have, but learn to slide and no problem.
12-23-18, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Chrome Molly

Looking good. Like the triple

Looking good. Like the triple
12-22-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Chrome Molly

I hope Campy does not follow suit or they will...

I hope Campy does not follow suit or they will disappear from the US completely.
12-21-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,042
Posted By Chrome Molly

Lucy may want real estate, but I would like some...

Lucy may want real estate, but I would like some Athena triple controls.
12-19-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,155
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/7365c289_0d24_439f_85ea_ac4115e85108_18964bf712672f292f8dc8b7c014c3102fca184a.jpeg...
12-18-18, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,240
Posted By Chrome Molly

Nicely done. Clean looking. Perforated matchy...

Nicely done. Clean looking. Perforated matchy matchy is always to my likey
12-17-18, 06:08 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 22,012
Posted By Chrome Molly

I am considering what bikes I will bring, but...

I am considering what bikes I will bring, but will sign up in the next week or so.

There for sure. Will be a blast.
12-15-18, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,710
Posted By Chrome Molly

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Yes, was newer then. Henry makes great bags. ...
12-08-18, 05:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,193
Posted By Chrome Molly

I am getting soft. Appreciate itís not a 42...

I am getting soft. Appreciate itís not a 42...
12-05-18, 05:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,193
Posted By Chrome Molly

Checking if this will work out. Supposedly I am...

Checking if this will work out. Supposedly I am riding gravel in the Black Hills around this time, but maybe I can get that moved around. SOTR has been on my want list for some time...
11-30-18, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,449
Views: 2,003,240
Posted By Chrome Molly

Solid.

Solid.
10-28-18, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By Chrome Molly

What is happening is cable friction and FD spring...

What is happening is cable friction and FD spring tension are allowing the frame flex to move the shifter slightly each pedal cycle. The FD spring then takes up the excess cable between each flex...
10-23-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Chrome Molly

Have one too. Highly recommend them, and this one...

Have one too. Highly recommend them, and this one is very special.
10-20-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,300
Posted By Chrome Molly

I would really like to ride a cambio corsa...

I would really like to ride a cambio corsa equipped bike (original equipment)
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