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07-09-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 537
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I have not yet been tarred and feathered for...

I have not yet been tarred and feathered for putting modern electronic shifting from Campagnolo onto a 1974 Schwinn Paramount, but I still retain all components (minus a working battery unit and...
07-05-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,510
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

RiddleOfSteel, I got bad news for you Dan; you're...

RiddleOfSteel, I got bad news for you Dan; you're getting taller. Who knows how long this growth spurt will last?

But seriously, I always thought it was kinda nuts that you and I prefer the same...
07-03-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,347
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely...

Oh my lord the 2 stage clear coat is insanely difficult to shoot, is extremely beautiful. I'm going to have to investigate that application. It was like shooting glue blobs, I cloud not get a good...
07-01-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By T-Mar

I've never understood all the people who buy a...

I've never understood all the people who buy a vintage road bicycle then add upright handlebars, lower gearing and try to cram in wide tyres. Why not just buy a hybrid?

Personally, a hybrid is an...
07-01-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Andy_K

1969 Raleigh Competition

I just got this road worthy again, so it seemed like a good time for a build thread.

I'm calling it a 1969. According to Sheldon Brown's decoder ring, the serial number says it was built in 1967,...
06-28-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,183
Posted By northbend

1987 Bill Holland ...

1987 Bill Holland
https://live.staticflickr.com/4853/46950959001_a48a50cc8f_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ewTWn8)1987 Bill Holland (https://flic.kr/p/2ewTWn8) by Matthew Pendergast...
06-20-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 674
Posted By Andy_K

1974 Masi Gran Criterium

I "finished" this one last week, but haven't gotten around to posting pictures. I bought it back in April. Some of you may remember seeing it in Bob Freeman's "Bikes in a Barn" listing on Classic...
06-20-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By rccardr

Just Gonna Drop This Out Here...Richard Sachs Content

After many years of looking, finally found an early production Richard Sachs frame in my size. Long story about obtaining it, but finalized in a middle of the night meeting in a hotel lobby. ...
06-15-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,495
Posted By Dave Mayer

Some unsolicited advice: For an optimized...

Some unsolicited advice:

For an optimized ride experience, I recommend you going to brifters (integrated brake/shift levers). I've recently been riding a Pinarello with Campagnolo 8-speed...
06-13-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,495
Posted By Salamandrine

+1 to all of this. Vintage rims were lighter....

+1 to all of this. Vintage rims were lighter. Modern cassette hubs and cassettes tend to be lighter, and overall wheel weight is more of a wash. However, it's the low rotating mass that makes the...
06-05-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,141
Posted By SurferRosa

A bin of the worst pedals known to man. And...

A bin of the worst pedals known to man.

And good stuff, too.
06-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,522
Posted By Salamandrine

IMO don't get too hung up on equalizing spoke...

IMO don't get too hung up on equalizing spoke tension. It is normal for there to be some variation. A lot of beginners have the misconception that if all the spokes are just brought to exactly equal...
06-01-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By Andy_K

I feel like between the SunTour components, the...

I feel like between the SunTour components, the Tange tubing, and the Performance branding, this bike is the perfect example of function over brand prestige. And then with the 3 pulley conversion, I...
05-30-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,646
Posted By merziac

Alma, 7yr old Standard Schnauzer, 3rd generation...

Alma, 7yr old Standard Schnauzer, 3rd generation pure bred by us. ;)
...
05-30-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By Andy_K

I cleaned everything up as well as I could...

I cleaned everything up as well as I could without breaking a sweat, but a few of the components needed some enhancement. The front brake, for example, has at some point lost its center bolt and...
05-28-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 624
Posted By Andy_K

:lol: Spaghetti Legs sent me this picture...

:lol:

Spaghetti Legs sent me this picture when I told him what I was doing.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49942621371_67dcd42ea3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j6fZmP)

Totally accurate,...
05-27-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By RobbieTunes

If you ride it and are instantly more attractive...

If you ride it and are instantly more attractive to suitors, likely an Ironman.

Just putting it out there.
05-22-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,427
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exceedingly Rare set of Campagnolo Super Record Nesting Boxes

I'd forgotten all about this (these?)!

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It is (they are?)...
05-12-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By Andy_K

The usual trade-offs apply. Do you need good...

The usual trade-offs apply. Do you need good puncture protection? Long tread life? Low rolling resistance?

I'm using Panaracer Pari Motos. They're very inexpensive and very supple, but they have...
05-12-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,520
Posted By Straightblock

I hope they'll say, "you can tell somebody put a...

I hope they'll say, "you can tell somebody put a lot of miles on this bike but they took really good care of it."
05-12-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 763
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I really like Cannondale STís with fattish tires....

I really like Cannondale STís with fattish tires. The old cannonball frames have no flex, but a 32mm tire gives some nice suspension effect. A light weight zero flex frame with fattys feels (gives...
04-29-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,003
Posted By Andy_K

I think the dent looks better. :p

I think the dent looks better. :p
04-01-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,843
Posted By Dannyboy21

Veloflex Vlaanderen mounted

Finally got the Veloflex Vlaanderen tubulars in and mounted to complete the build. I am very happy with the results and look forward to riding this bike regularly. The early Suntour Superbe groupset...
03-31-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,387
Posted By Andy Antipas

Colnago and Gios

Not sure. Red or Blue?

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1983 Colnago Mexico
...
03-29-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,160
Posted By bulgie

Doug, good idea. Angel built a window-frame...

Doug, good idea.
Angel built a window-frame style jig, but made of heavy structural steel so it didn't need a surface plate. It was free-standing. He made it as a tandem jig that could also be...
03-22-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,387
Posted By Drillium Dude

I got this picture on today's ride: ...

I got this picture on today's ride:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x707/49688671721_cf132dacdc_b_dc3f9175f8981934d0283a3561c94b76cd3fa3e8.jpg

As a result I've...
03-22-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,387
Posted By northbend

That would happen to be the bike I have owned the...

That would happen to be the bike I have owned the longest.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49265617642_ff02a92c52_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2i4raJJ)2019 Cino Portrait (Nick VanHorn photo)...
02-17-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,135
Posted By JohnDThompson

Height loss with age is a result of loss of...

Height loss with age is a result of loss of inter-vertebral space in the spinal column and kyphosis. Leg length doesn't change, so standover height will stay the same. A shorter torso can be...
01-12-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,795
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/4415/36543952000_7d5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4415/36543952000_7d50784fdc_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/XFgiKW)P1030112 (https://flic.kr/p/XFgiKW) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/), on...
01-12-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,795
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-30-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,154
Posted By Slightspeed

Not my bike, but my friend Scott's Team Super,...

Not my bike, but my friend Scott's Team Super, his Eroica CA ride this year.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/p1140519_215b0e7a357fd6eadc2e55a228ba25c620c26232.jpg...
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