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11-06-19, 10:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,164
Posted By Nemosengineer

It's a lot less expensive than a Macallan Scotch...

It's a lot less expensive than a Macallan Scotch collection.
...
10-15-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By TenGrainBread

And brazing is done for the front rack. Next is...

And brazing is done for the front rack. Next is clean-up, finish the rear, and ship it.

The low-riders attach to the front of the top rack via a braze-on, which can also be used to mount a light...
10-15-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By scarlson

It's never too late! Send a post my way and I'll...

It's never too late! Send a post my way and I'll throw it in the Bridgeport! I'll be sharpening my drills while I refresh the package tracking :lol:

I'm only just now noticing my terrible posture...
10-15-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By scarlson

Somebody on instagram took this quite flattering...

Somebody on instagram took this quite flattering picture of me on the FFD ride. :)
...
10-14-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By gugie

Having put together a few group tours the last...

Having put together a few group tours the last few years, I can tell you that the key is to pimp it early and often. Giving it a funky name helps as well. Shotgun a PM to the usual suspects, add a...
10-14-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By nlerner

I was there last year on my Black Mountain road....

I was there last year on my Black Mountain road. I stashed it way in the back of Peter's yard so as not to draw anyone's ire (it was fendered, however).
10-14-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By gomango

Would love to meet everyone for this event. ...

Would love to meet everyone for this event.

I'm not so far out from retirement. Impossible to get away during the school year, but that issue will fade soon.

But which bike to bring?

I've...
10-14-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By Soody

sick support car

sick support car
10-14-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By ThermionicScott

One thing I've learned after a bunch of the...

One thing I've learned after a bunch of the above... it's crucial to cold-set your fenders into the right shape early on so that you're not constantly forcing them into the desired position with your...
10-14-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By greg3rd48

nlerner I only hope that FFD continues for some...

nlerner I only hope that FFD continues for some time. I already am looking forward to next year and the people who will show up.
10-14-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By TenGrainBread

Went through this with some Honjos the other...

Went through this with some Honjos the other night. Fendering ain't easy.
10-14-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By merziac

Always at least one troublemaker in the bunch....

Always at least one troublemaker in the bunch. :roflmao2:
...
10-14-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,226
Posted By scarlson

Hey hey! What a grand day out! I drove down from...

Hey hey! What a grand day out! I drove down from Boston in my old SAAB with my friend Kevin who's not on the forums. We brought my René Hubris Ron Cooper, his René Hubris Nice Nishiki, and my ratty...
10-13-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 383
Posted By easyupbug

As I got older my feet widened and I got tingling...

As I got older my feet widened and I got tingling in the toes, Shimano and Sidi "wide" shoes took care of it maybe 5 or 6 years ago. Nerve compression and/or blood circulation are usually the...
10-13-19, 12:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 727
Posted By Insidious C.

Think proofide will bring this one back? ...

Think proofide will bring this one back?

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10-11-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 80,304
Posted By mpetry912

wow, some really impressive hardware in this...

wow, some really impressive hardware in this thread. I'll throw in these three, another DiNucci similar to Brent's that I got this summer and then a Richard Sachs from 1996. Both are extraordinary...
10-11-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 80,304
Posted By robbyville

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-10-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 80,304
Posted By tacreamer

Alex Meade Randonneur

My custom US made Alex Meade Randonneur, built with KVA stainless steel and S&S couplers.
Home (http://www.alexmeade.com/)
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10-09-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6,792
Views: 1,630,229
Posted By WimVDD

Don't know if I already posted these here. Some...

Don't know if I already posted these here. Some of my latest projects. 1 1991 Scott Pro Racing, a 1997 Ritchey Project 20 and my rebuilt 1991 Panasonic MC Pro (went for a catalog spec setup)
...
10-09-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 162,726
Posted By rootboy

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

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Well, how things can change, so rapidly. Seems I just posted a...
10-08-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 80,304
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for all the nice comments! ...

Thanks for all the nice comments!






I started out thinking either dark red metallic or root beer. But over the course of the build and after several conversations with Mark, who had a lot...
10-08-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By francophile

Beer, you say? ...

Beer, you say? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWLInGb2NhM

(Anyone else love a tall, aromatic NE hazy?)
10-07-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 80,304
Posted By obrentharris

This bike by Mark DiNucci was a gift from my wife...

This bike by Mark DiNucci was a gift from my wife who came into some money and wanted to spend a sizeable chunk of it on "the bike of your dreams!"

Mark and I had several lengthy conversations...
10-06-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 406
Posted By CyclingFool95

I use a sweatguard on my trainer bike but still...

I use a sweatguard on my trainer bike but still get some corrosion here and there. Simple solution is dont use a good bike - I can count on one hand the number of times any of my road bikes (ie...
09-30-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By KonAaron Snake

God that song is good, but he has so many that I...

God that song is good, but he has so many that I love. Disorder in the house, Muhammad’s radio, life’ll kill ya’, mr. bad example...
09-30-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By RobbieTunes

Carmelita here.

Carmelita here.
09-30-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By seypat

I did not know that 1 Eyed Willie and his pirate...

I did not know that 1 Eyed Willie and his pirate crew sponsored a cycling team.
09-30-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Possibly my favorite Zevon song: ...

Possibly my favorite Zevon song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0J3ossUzhU
09-30-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By squirtdad

and for those poor (young most likely) souls that...

and for those poor (young most likely) souls that don't get the references, let me introduce Warren Zevon

roland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAGAAa1L-tU

werewolves of london
...
09-30-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By stardognine

If you'll all just "Send Lawyers, Guns, & Money",...

If you'll all just "Send Lawyers, Guns, & Money", maybe things'll flesh out? 😁😉
09-30-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By squirtdad

I understand that....but I do get the...

I understand that....but I do get the reference..... you could bring Werewolves of london as a backup
09-30-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I suggested we go as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch and The...

I suggested we go as Dr. Mrs. The Monarch and The Monarch...she definitely does not have my taste in pop culture.
09-30-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’m going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner...

I’m going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner this year, because if there’s one thing I love, it’s explaining a costume to people who don’t actually care.
09-30-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By hokiefyd

The seat is too low on the blue bike. That guy's...

The seat is too low on the blue bike. That guy's gonna have knee problems when he gets older.
09-30-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By rustystrings61

Holy Posada...

Holy Posada (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/372097), Batman!
09-30-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,262
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Neither C, nor V, but definitely a must see

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My lady friend sent me this photo, and I thought...
09-29-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 189,646
Posted By pcb

'81 Weigle Sportif

Not quite ready for prime time yet, hoping to kit it out for Weigle's French Fender Day, next weekend. My first mostly retro build in quite a while. Some deets on my flickr page.

I could not abide...
09-27-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,383
Posted By MauriceMoss

I saw this frame in the for sale section and...

I saw this frame in the for sale section and thought I might throw my hat into the ring of guesses.

The features here aren’t unique enough to get a positive ID, so I’m just making a semi-educated...
09-26-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By M A V

Thanks everyone. Yes, there will be lots of...

Thanks everyone. Yes, there will be lots of photos. The database will be for me, for insurance and my family, should I not be around to describe everything.

I like the idea of Pedal Room, I could...
09-26-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,922
Posted By northbend

Have to add a photo that Mario posted on Facebook...

Have to add a photo that Mario posted on Facebook the other day. The totally awesome and at the same time a little unsettling moment when etherhuffer opened Champagne with a Sabre at the Awards...
09-26-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By gugie

My suggestion: Flickr. Text is fine, but pictures...

My suggestion: Flickr. Text is fine, but pictures are what we want to see. If your goal is to have a personal database, do whatever you want. If your goal is to share the information, pictures!
...
09-25-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By repechage

Last service known or estimated age of tires ...

Last service
known or estimated age of tires

code the purchase price- often not relevant
would just reduce any insurance claim
09-24-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,533
Views: 2,049,519
Posted By showlow

Della Santa Lemond...

Della Santa built (stamped DS 123) Team Lemond. Repainted orange by a local framebuilder. Full SLX. Ultegra R8000 group, Deda classic bars, NOS Salsa Stem (not sure how I feel about the positive rise...
09-23-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6,792
Views: 1,630,229
Posted By '02 nrs

Scott team 1992?

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suntour XC...
09-19-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,672
Posted By rootboy

How many times during the day do you wash your...

How many times during the day do you wash your hands?

It's not a disorder if a mismatched set of brakes bugs you.
Change 'em.
09-18-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 13,849
Posted By ThermionicScott

Post-script: we just traded in my wife's Jetta...

Post-script: we just traded in my wife's Jetta and bought a 2013 Outback to go with my '96. I haven't schlepped any bikes with it yet, but we are stoked about the transaction. (The Jetta was nice,...
09-17-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 716
Posted By Insidious C.

Such a lovely Fuji. Props to a very generous...

Such a lovely Fuji. Props to a very generous since6.
09-15-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Last ride 76

No beer, I'm driving.

On my way back from visiting the folks on Cape Cod, I picked up a beater version (if there is such a thing) of perhaps not a grail bike, but pretty darn close.. Topping it off by a stop at the New...
09-15-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,686
Posted By TenGrainBread

Rack build for Routens

merziac suggested I make a thread about building the front and rear racks for a JP Routens frame. I am moving the frame on to a new forum member but wanted to build the racks before shipping it off....
09-15-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,922
Posted By ollo_ollo

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much...

Mark sums it up well. The hotel was a much larger version of my grandmother's big farm town home in the late 1940's. Near the depot, where steam engines stopped to take on water. In those...
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