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01-25-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By Wildwood

Cyclingnews.com had an article about 'best road...

Cyclingnews.com had an article about 'best road tires' Rubino Pro made the list but i think i read 25mm, so maybe not your tire.


let me find the reference.
edit: well shat, can't find an...
01-25-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By Wildwood

Or hang it up, if a very early model. but looks...

Or hang it up, if a very early model. but looks more than 7 cogs.

I'm not well versed in mtbs.
01-25-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,246
Posted By Wildwood

Garishly artistic on the Simoncini. :thumb: ...

Garishly artistic on the Simoncini. :thumb:

A man who likes short seatstays.
01-25-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 726
Posted By Wildwood

as always = ride it, then you will know. ...

as always = ride it, then you will know.

from experience, knowledge is sometimes attained (hopefully to be retained)
01-25-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 709
Posted By Wildwood

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/433x577/poster_bike_seattle_3e74fae624094f76ab873b67905ae1709419645f.jpg...
01-25-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By Wildwood

+1 I had to chuckle, a couple of years after...

+1

I had to chuckle, a couple of years after this was written, I bought a $400 ($399.00+tax) road bike, A good dependable Centurion ProTour touring bike. Took me over all the Santa Cruz Mts...
01-24-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,136
Posted By Wildwood

Nice pics of the Coast - with Sun! Thanks. ...

Nice pics of the Coast - with Sun! Thanks.

And super work on the frame and components.
01-23-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,590
Posted By Wildwood

Other??? I'm happy not to be 100% period...

Other???
I'm happy not to be 100% period correct on some......but it's more fun to have many...
Bikes for many types of road + light gravel rides.
Various gearing paired with tire size for the...
01-22-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By Wildwood

Mostly those wavy gravy spokes. When they...

Mostly those wavy gravy spokes.

When they come out with a fat (42+mm), soft, comfy tire that rolls over bumps with nary a jostle to the rider, and has better rolling resistance that a 25mm...
01-22-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,643
Posted By Wildwood

Funny, I thought it was brown to conceal the dirt...

Funny, I thought it was brown to conceal the dirt and match rusty sheds.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1111/follis_2521e65e21c900afc6c3432027eb7db2ef2cc0b7.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By Wildwood

i own a Calfee Carbon and a Macalu Ti bike. It...

i own a Calfee Carbon and a Macalu Ti bike. It inspires me to ride more with choices. I run different tire sizes on them, drivetrains, etc.

Yes, buy the IF - if it fits.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,522
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1887/38040a2e_d9a5_4a2b_b3bc_18ada337cce8_1a1b5f8a312107823930f5999cd7624bdbffb824.jpeg
01-21-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Wildwood

What is a Bobish Bike ??? for...

What is a Bobish Bike ???

for non-Yahoo/Google members who might wonder what they might be missing
01-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By Wildwood

i've used Rustines a couple of times and like...

i've used Rustines a couple of times and like 'em.

The hoods on a mid-80's DeRosa with C-Record are not gum and may need replacing, thus the request for a review of newer plastic, original moulds....
01-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,643
Posted By Wildwood

Mountain bikes allowed, OK. Original owner, but...

Mountain bikes allowed, OK.
Original owner, but my son trained/raced it more miles than i rode.
G Fisher SuperCaliber 1991 edition, maybe '90, i forget.
X-country racer. Suntour 7, indexed rear...
01-21-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By Wildwood

Someone order a set and review, please. How...

Someone order a set and review, please.

How about a UK or EU reader, given faster delivery.
01-20-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By Wildwood

i have many road bikes but only 2 categories: ...

i have many road bikes but only 2 categories: friction shifters and Campi 10speed. keeps things somewhat simpler.
01-20-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Wildwood

awaiting a pic or 2.

awaiting a pic or 2.
01-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By Wildwood

Quattro Assi is nice. They had several models...

Quattro Assi is nice.
They had several models for triathletes.

Too stiff for me, but so was an early Cannondale. Rocketships both.
01-20-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 242
Posted By Wildwood

Mallorca. Period. If you care about weather ...

Mallorca.
Period.
If you care about weather
and road cycling.
01-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By Wildwood

Hey BF, You are already the #1...

Hey BF,
You are already the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) most widely hit reference in C&V searches,
give us the granularity and clarity that the 'tween'...
01-20-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By Wildwood

More than an awesome thread = We need a Sticky...

More than an awesome thread = We need a Sticky Thread for 'Tween' bikes. Not C&V, not new tech.

Hey Moderators - Give us some S-A-T-I-S-F-A-C-T-I-O-N = a Sticky with a clear title for those...
01-20-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Wildwood

Shoulda mounted it on a 15pound CF Dohmynay. ...

Shoulda mounted it on a 15pound CF Dohmynay.
would make a faster trek.

Or if in the tropical climes - a front mounted fan.
01-20-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 379
Posted By Wildwood

Not offered as a choice, but for functionally...

Not offered as a choice, but for functionally this SachsHuret Rival works well on my AD Olympian.

...
01-19-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 393
Posted By Wildwood

Of 15 drop bar roadies, only the 2 Selle...

Of 15 drop bar roadies, only the 2 Selle Anatomica are duplicate saddles.
Most of my rides are less than 50 miles. and I rotate thru nearly every bike.
01-19-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By Wildwood

A Pinarello from this era might be a Grail Bike,...

A Pinarello from this era might be a Grail Bike, ........just not this Pinarello. :roflmao2: Cadore model was entry level Italian roadie. But it is NOS with nary a scratch. :thumb:
...
01-19-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 379
Posted By Wildwood

Who can argue with tech drawings from Mark B? ...

Who can argue with tech drawings from Mark B?

I have a few miles on a Svelto (residing on a Frejus), and itís OK for old and slow and looks nice. My Sachs&Huret experiences have been better, but...
01-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 924
Posted By Wildwood

Hey Andy A! Good to see ya posting C&V. ( or I...

Hey Andy A!
Good to see ya posting C&V. ( or I missed Ďem )

everything everyone one said AND the classy 1/2 hoods that jazz the jazz.
01-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,128
Posted By Wildwood

<The maintenance is too hard > same as <tubular...

<The maintenance is too hard > same as <tubular tires are too much trouble> = it depends on your perspective and experiences.
I missed it in the 'grewing up phaze' so caught it 'on the rebounding...
01-19-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 832
Posted By Wildwood

Hurrahhhhh! +1 :thumb: I have also...

Hurrahhhhh!
+1
:thumb:

I have also suggested in many threads over a couple of years a sub-Forum for the 'tween' year bikes. I don't know the best name - i used '8-9-10speed Bikes'. i also...
01-19-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Wildwood

Nice, thanks jamesdak . Do i read it...

Nice, thanks jamesdak .

Do i read it correctly that they are offering custom frames in CF?
I assume maybe the SuperCorsa, too.
Everything says to contact them.....

Can't question the...
01-18-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,128
Posted By Wildwood

I have a set of Weinmann Deltas w/ levers, later...

I have a set of Weinmann Deltas w/ levers, later than crank_addict's.

Have the bike to put them on , but haven't gotten around to it.

where are those pics?
Does anyone have a set of these on a...
01-18-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,126
Posted By Wildwood

Elite Ciussi ...

Elite Ciussi

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x300/elite_fee2c86df3bef66e5bfa13cf45db91de0b4c9437.jpg
01-18-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,126
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/bottecchia_bottle_bracket_d9d20739194e102d6105a7482764fec56a43219a.png
from about '72...
01-17-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 781
Posted By Wildwood

Very nice early carbon. +100. ...

Very nice early carbon. +100. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

I remember test riding some early CF - never a Centurion - and Ti frames.
Spesh had a carbon tubed Al lugged that was whippy in large sizes....
01-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 12,246
Posted By Wildwood

I like the lines, so I'm calling it Artsy. ...

I like the lines, so I'm calling it Artsy.
But....
it's a winner in the category of:
This Might Be a Good Turn-a-round point!!!
...
01-15-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,634
Posted By Wildwood

Here's a few I found pics of. Dupes on Palace...

Here's a few I found pics of.
Dupes on Palace and Gyes.
One worn out and dried.
...
01-13-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 412
Posted By Wildwood

unless they're shooting laser beams, there's...

unless they're shooting laser beams, there's enough dispersion to make any differences insignificant at more the 5ft away. Brightness is what counts. i suggest the round one for flashing the...
01-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By Wildwood

What on this frame was customed off of what we...

What on this frame was customed off of what we would consider 'standard' geometry??
Hard to tell without a side on view, but TT looks longish for ST & HT.
01-12-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 244
Posted By Wildwood

Did he stay in SCal?? I was under the...

Did he stay in SCal??
I was under the impression he was north of San Francisco.
But, i'm regularly misthunkin.

edit: Talent, Oregon between Ashland & Medford presently.
...
01-11-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Wildwood

These hoods are from Rustines and some were...

These hoods are from Rustines and some were available thru VeloOrange, but I donít see them on the VO site now. Might be worth a call thoí.

...
01-11-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,929
Posted By Wildwood

A nice marina in Anacortes or Bellingham could...

A nice marina in Anacortes or Bellingham could yield many used treasures. Large boat owners are known to take liberal advantage of the dumpster privileges their dock fees cover.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Wildwood

Did not see Catalonia before - many people...

Did not see Catalonia before - many people getting off work at 7.. Dinner at 9 - 10 is what I remember, but it's been a while. And I was muchly in Mallorca where afternoon siesta was widely observed...
01-11-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Wildwood

Dario Pegoretti was another.

Dario Pegoretti was another.
01-11-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By Wildwood

An interview with Ernesto Colnago

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/ernesto-colnago-a-lot-of-people-dont-understand-the-real-quality-of-a-bike/

I'll quote from a paragraph, given that 'what is under the paint and decal matters'...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Wildwood

I always say, 'Consider the source'. If your...

I always say, 'Consider the source'.
If your co-workers are not cyclists or have never cycled with good lighting at night, then they are not a good source to evaluate your actions.

Remember, most...
01-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,215
Posted By Wildwood

Appreciate all the replies and pics. Some...

Appreciate all the replies and pics.

Some good stops for everyone's traveling sidetrips.
01-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,532
Posted By Wildwood

Together 35 years, she values honesty over...

Together 35 years, she values honesty over flattery, thank goodness.

And the fake bike threads are started so infrequently as to be inconsequential to my overall BF experience. But thIs thread is...
01-11-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By Wildwood

What size bike do you ride? I have 59/60cm...

What size bike do you ride?

I have 59/60cm bikes with Campy10, Double or triple depending on where you might be riding.

Or if DT friction shifting doesn't intimidate you, 58-62cm bikes, but...
01-11-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,532
Posted By Wildwood

I can be malleable - I have no problem with...

I can be malleable - I have no problem with people riding fake bikes on Halloween. But remember - it's scary and spooky out there.
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