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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I'd have guessed 1400-1600...and if you told me...

I'd have guessed 1400-1600...and if you told me you paid more, I wouldn't think you did poorly. Love this.
08-22-19, 10:57 AM
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

What color are you painting it? WOW...that...

What color are you painting it?

WOW...that bike does not suck. Love the build...I doubt I'd change a thing.

EDIT - a bike this British, and this...just THIS...needs a Brooks. Chrome pump will...
08-21-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 7,689
Posted By Drillium Dude

I agree - cloth tape for the win. I held out with...

I agree - cloth tape for the win. I held out with cork tape on the gold Mexico (only because I didn't want to bother about it!) until just a few years ago, but the rest have been cloth for a long,...
08-20-19, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

So, after a week straight riding anywhere from 20...

So, after a week straight riding anywhere from 20 to 50+ miles over a variety of terrain and road surfaces, the new bike has become the favorite bike. The bike's climbing stability stands out - I'm...
08-13-19, 06:54 PM
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Posted By chico81

Another Merlin

As per Tom Kellogg, it was built in July of 1991 :)
...
08-12-19, 06:10 PM
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Posted By iab

Riding in the south of France.

Riding in the south of France.
08-12-19, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Dirt Farmer

Winter for me equals listening to my hi-fi...

Winter for me equals listening to my hi-fi system, drinking red wine, snowshoeing, reading, winter hikes, and gaining several lb's.

The bikes would gather cobwebs if I didn't put a sheet over them.
08-12-19, 05:06 PM
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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, 12:05 PM
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

Setting them up, and the toe in, are a...

Setting them up, and the toe in, are a pain...some models, and I forget which years are which, use a wonky sized allen in an unusual size. They're great brakes as far as function when properly set...
08-12-19, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Paging bianchigirl ...

Paging bianchigirl

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/d/danvers-1961-autobianchi-bianchina/6946314083.html
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet - $30000...
08-12-19, 12:36 AM
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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, 07:14 AM
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Posted By jiangshi

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-10-19, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm actually thinking of tracking down a...

I'm actually thinking of tracking down a first-generation Honda Odyssey. Crazy cheap, easy to find in good shape, 25+ MPG and built on the early 90's Honda Accord platform, probably the most...
08-09-19, 04:39 AM
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Posted By Vonruden

I see northbend still got it, tackling those...

I see northbend still got it, tackling those hills. Us flatlanders need to settle for sunset pics. :)
...
08-07-19, 05:25 AM
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Posted By phobus

King Cage. Tubular stainless steel means you can...

King Cage. Tubular stainless steel means you can spread the cage apart or squeeze it together to adjust the grip, but I can tell you that my Iris cages are crazy tight out of the box.
08-05-19, 09:44 PM
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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...
07-30-19, 11:50 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Hey, guess what? ...

Hey, guess what?

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x798/48419961561_4c620889cd_b_1fb41c95f8120b1f3e2f70f2e304266d7a792900.jpg
...
07-30-19, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the bike down to frame/fork/front...

Took the bike down to frame/fork/front derailleur/BB/stuck seatpost/gear levers today. I was able to get the chrome cleaned up nicely using brass wool and Softsoap. I used the same technique to...
07-29-19, 07:17 PM
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Posted By toavii

That Masi is so tempting.

That Masi is so tempting.
07-28-19, 08:32 PM
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Views: 2,578
Posted By Kactus

Yeah, I do hate to see them go but we are both...

Yeah, I do hate to see them go but we are both retired and we need to move someplace smaller with less upkeep needed so that we can travel more. Selling them to someone who will appreciate them will...
07-28-19, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Here are a couple magazine ads that inspired me...

Here are a couple magazine ads that inspired me bitd; both from Bicycling magazine, 1981 and 1983:
...
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Posted By repechage

No time at all lately but saw this thread- ...

No time at all lately but saw this thread-

Period correct and authenticity effect value.

The issues:


Repaint, downtube graphics set too low around the tube. The baseline should be higher....
07-27-19, 07:29 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

The drugs you people must be doing....

The drugs you people must be doing....
07-27-19, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Vonruden

Beauty for sure!!!

Beauty for sure!!!
07-27-19, 08:48 AM
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Posted By mkeller234

Bags are packed, family trip planned! Y’all back...

Bags are packed, family trip planned! Y’all back off 😀
07-27-19, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Vonruden

Miyata for the win

Miyata for the win
07-26-19, 06:38 PM
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Views: 1,120
Posted By thumpism

I can still stand up. Don't know how much longer...

I can still stand up. Don't know how much longer that will last.
07-26-19, 06:33 PM
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Posted By top506

07-25-19, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Up along the North Creek Trail for a bit, then...

Up along the North Creek Trail for a bit, then down and around Lake Sammamish.

Saw this guy along the way:
...
07-24-19, 09:02 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

^That makes my head itchy! I got out for a...

^That makes my head itchy!

I got out for a quick 20 miles on my De Rosa along the SF Bay Trail along the shoreline and out toward Treasure Island via the Bay Bridge. It was a hot windy afternoon....
07-23-19, 10:56 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

There has not been a better series of posts in my...

There has not been a better series of posts in my time on this forum.
I've read it twice, stem to stern. Thank you for really doing it right.
07-23-19, 10:32 AM
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Posted By camjr

Absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing.

Absolutely incredible. Thank you for sharing.
07-22-19, 02:45 PM
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Posted By noglider

Keep at it, and enjoy it. In time, you will get...

Keep at it, and enjoy it. In time, you will get better, and you'll find places to explore.

This past weekend, we had a severe heatwave. I'm good at handling the heat, but it seemed foolish for me...
07-22-19, 05:59 AM
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Posted By rustystrings61

I went out for a Dawn Patrol ride this morning on...

I went out for a Dawn Patrol ride this morning on the '71 Gitane TdF converted to fixed-gear. I realized I hadn't cycled the loop that includes Deadfall and Clem roads for two years, so I corrected...
07-21-19, 07:34 PM
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Posted By rccardr

People crazy.

People crazy.
07-21-19, 08:03 AM
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Posted By mississippimud

Mid 80's DiNucci

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07-20-19, 08:01 AM
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Posted By mpetry912

Interesting thread about "getting your money...

Interesting thread about "getting your money back. There are lots of flippers out there. While I don't think one can reasonably expect to recover the cost of a restoration if you buy a candidate...
07-19-19, 07:23 PM
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Posted By rumrunn6

I think maybe you bought those cheap Chinese...

I think maybe you bought those cheap Chinese knock offs, cuz yeah they stink. I tried one too so I would have a back up. this is the real deal original Magicshine but with a better battery. I also...
07-17-19, 07:33 PM
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Posted By abellanti

I like the history of the early...

I like the history of the early oneshttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190618_192314_fc2c52f26c928418989a19db08128e8cdbce4399.jpg
82 Ritchey...
07-17-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By wrk101

I like the utility of my 1988 Cimarron LE. I like...

I like the utility of my 1988 Cimarron LE. I like the overall "look" of my 1983 Univega Alpina Ultima.

I've rebuilt the Cimarron several times. I recently picked up a 1990 Shogun Prairie Breaker,...
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Posted By ironmirage

alright looks like I reached the allowed number...

alright looks like I reached the allowed number of posts to post pics. The bike is in pristine condition and was just curious how much it would go for. Im not interested in selling it. I rode it and...
07-15-19, 09:22 PM
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Posted By smoothness

Those are Compass/René Herse Rat Trap Pass.

Those are Compass/René Herse Rat Trap Pass.
07-15-19, 08:58 PM
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Views: 3,693
Posted By Sedgemop

What tires are those, please? They look great, as...

What tires are those, please? They look great, as does the whole build.
07-09-19, 05:38 PM
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Posted By mpetry912

+1 on this. It's a great event and superb riding...

+1 on this. It's a great event and superb riding with a great group. I'm looking forward to seeing the gang.

a pic from last year

Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA USA...
07-09-19, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Bob Freeman's Classic Bike Show & Ride

For the PNW crowd: on 20 July Bob is holding his annual Show and Ride at his house in North Bend. The ride will be an out-back on Middle Fork Road and the Show is held on his lawn. Ride starts at 9....
07-08-19, 04:58 AM
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Posted By jimmuller

Dude, I would have thought you knew everything...

Dude, I would have thought you knew everything there is to know by now. :)

The stuff keeping me away? Music commitments, work. Oh, and this:
...
07-06-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,157
Posted By RobbieTunes

Black/Purple/Fuscia? ...

Black/Purple/Fuscia?
https://www.pedalroom.com/p/1985-colnago-super-39338_14.jpg


Red/White/Green (waiting for a braze-on FD)
https://www.pedalroom.com/p/1996-battaglin-40826_4.jpg

...
07-04-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,157
Posted By mississippimud

87' FUSO by Dave Moulton

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07-02-19, 09:50 PM
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Posted By jan nikolajsen

http://i.imgur.com/hJThEbP.jpg First ride...

http://i.imgur.com/hJThEbP.jpg

First ride tomorrow morning before it reaches 100F.
06-23-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,954
Posted By thinktubes

There are several thousand better (and easier)...

There are several thousand better (and easier) ways to make money than flipping stuff.
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