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01-14-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,219
Posted By microcord

If $3K is all it costs, then it costs less than...

If $3K is all it costs, then it costs less than do a lot of bikes with CF frames and shouty logos.

I'm glad that there's a wide array of expensive bikes for middle-aged [insert your least favorite...
01-14-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,219
Posted By P!N20

What, they can't ride it anywhere else?

What, they can't ride it anywhere else?
01-14-21, 02:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,219
Posted By randyjawa

Two issues. One, three grand for a bike - not a...

Two issues. One, three grand for a bike - not a chance on my bank account. And, if you want to ride a vintage bike, buy a vintage bike. I truly do not like this retro stuff. To that add that if...
01-13-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By thook

RT?! as in obbie'ray unes'tay?

RT?! as in obbie'ray unes'tay?
01-13-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By noobinsf

I hate to be a nosy nelly, but I'm curious what...

I hate to be a nosy nelly, but I'm curious what led to this. Are we allowed to discuss that, even in circuitous terms? I totally understand if it's just better to move along...
01-13-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By mstateglfr

Pour one out for RT

Just saw he is perma-banned.
I didn't agree with most of his off topic comments, but the guy was super generous and has helped countless people enjoy this hobby.
...
01-12-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 601
Posted By semroc

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride...

Put the paper sign on the carbon thing. And ride home on the Bridgestone.
01-10-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By SpeedofLite

I was chuckling about the "Open Top" feature as I...

I was chuckling about the "Open Top" feature as I scanned the ad.
Their explanation for why an Open Top was good wasn't clear to me.
Wouldn't spread of impact forces dissipate the energy from the...
01-10-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 524
Posted By bikemig

One of these days I may need to track down a skid...

One of these days I may need to track down a skid lid that I can hang up in my workshop. I actually used one of those once . . . . It is really hot in New Orleans which is where I grew up and I...
01-10-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By Speedway2

I've never taken naps during the...

I've never taken naps during the afternoon/evening "intentionally". However, the few times it's happened is usually while on vacation down south, by the pool, lying under a canopy after a huge buffet...
01-09-21, 06:51 PM
01-09-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By bmcer

I'm 72. Been cycling seriously since my 30's. I...

I'm 72. Been cycling seriously since my 30's. I had a nasty crash back in May, 2020. Hit the pavement like a bushel of wet leather, and was stunned enough that I couldn't immediately pick myself up...
01-08-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By Biker395

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel...

I can tell you this. When I stop riding, I feel much older.
01-07-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By frogman

Holy cow ! I need to get the Proofide out and...

Holy cow ! I need to get the Proofide out and take bettter care of my Brooks Pro :(
01-07-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By Kilroy1988

Saying "no" to people who are trying to do...

Saying "no" to people who are trying to do something nice - especially when they're offering something for little or free - is very hard. However, in your situation numerous polite excuses will work....
01-07-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Het Volk

What condition? Are you interested in selling?

What condition? Are you interested in selling?
01-07-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By merziac

Yep, we had this discussion here, ...

Yep, we had this discussion here,

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1218159-brooks-team-pro-chrome-rail.html

Another one of the best, coolest, iconic things in the world to bite the...
01-07-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By '02 nrs

to be honest I haven't stopped riding long enough...

to be honest I haven't stopped riding long enough in 70 years to know the "feeling" of being old.:50:
01-07-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By UCantTouchThis

My father had a heart attack at 34, my older...

My father had a heart attack at 34, my older brother had one at 50. Father had a stroke at 50 that really messed him up and another heart attack shortly after that. Brother had a stroke at 52 that...
01-07-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By francophile

It's tiny, for someone really small. Looks like...

It's tiny, for someone really small. Looks like it would fit my SO, she's 160cm/5'3

But still curious about the brand. What does the logo on the top tube say? What's on the head tube, looks almost...
01-07-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Alternativeroad

Is it really that small? Dang, back to the...

Is it really that small? Dang, back to the drawing board.
01-07-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By freeranger

I believe it was the New England Journal of...

I believe it was the New England Journal of Medicine that some time ago had an article about bicycling, and that it seemed to slow down the aging process. Would think that any regular exercise would...
01-06-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By jaxgtr

I will say this.....while I was in better overall...

I will say this.....while I was in better overall shape when I was younger, the military will help with that, but when I see people my age that can barely walk or even walk a flight of stairs, I do...
01-06-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By big john

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors...

I'm not younger because of cycling but doctors have told me I look good for my age. I hate when they say that.
01-06-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By downtube42

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm...

I've been around 60 years; that's undeniable. I'm as old as I am.

I have a hard time relating to people my age, don't do most of the things people my age do, don't look how most people my age...
01-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,312
Posted By dmanthree

No, but I'm in better shape at 66 than some...

No, but I'm in better shape at 66 than some people are at 40. Plus I get to dress like a geek.
01-06-21, 06:03 PM
01-05-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,031
Posted By cficole

Typically a buyer will want to buy a...

Typically a buyer will want to buy a corporation's assets (including trademarks), not its stock, and the corporation is dissolved following the sale, sometimes in bankruptcy. Any liabilities stay...
01-05-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Tomm Willians

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/75da61fa_a113_4097_beda_a22bee99a4d6_4f96fe9ba4bd4d4f3d4f06e4926b8197f7ff2264.jpeg...
01-05-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Velikus

Very nice. Love this - those lugs, the brakes,...

Very nice. Love this - those lugs, the brakes, the unobtrusive stem panto. Does the DT shift boss not mating up to the clamp indicate this was issued with other equipment? Just curious.
01-05-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By SJX426

Congrats! Should be a fun project!

Congrats! Should be a fun project!
01-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Tomm Willians

New Vintage Follis 472 day !

My wife and I made a road trip to Phoenix to pick this 472 up. I have a nice condition 172 but its too big so finally found this one !
Campy Nuovo Record shifting and DL, Mafac Competition brakes,...
01-05-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I started dating 53 years ago, been...

My wife and I started dating 53 years ago, been married 50 years this summer. She is an avid cyclist, ex-racer, and we ride together and in groups. She knocked out 4,000 miles this year and drops...
01-04-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By downtube42

She knits, I ride, together we hike. She tried...

She knits, I ride, together we hike. She tried cycling for a while, and I learned to knit. We're happy with our respective hobbies.

She volunteered for rider support at a 1500 km randonneuring...
01-04-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By scozim

32 years here with my wife (34 total including...

32 years here with my wife (34 total including dating). Total respect for each other and we're definitely best friends. Common interests revolve around family, camping, hiking and huckleberry...
01-04-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By rjhammett

It's a UX-10. UX-10 were a PX-10 with clincher...

It's a UX-10. UX-10 were a PX-10 with clincher wheels. The fork is slightly different from a PX-10. I sold this one this past summer.

...
01-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By randyjawa

25 years old or older. But everyone else...

25 years old or older. But everyone else disagrees, as I recall. Generally speaking, the older a bike is the more collectable it is likely to be.
01-04-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By bikemig

Yeah that's a PX 10 with a chrome on the rear...

Yeah that's a PX 10 with a chrome on the rear triangle. That's a very pretty bike. Yeah you don't need a triplizer with that 49d crank. You have a lot of gearing choices with that. For a seatpost, a...
01-04-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By no67el

Oh to have that much storage space....

Oh to have that much storage space....
01-04-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By Moisture

What a shame to see all these beautiful bikes...

What a shame to see all these beautiful bikes unused, forcing manufacturers to produce new stuff instead..
01-04-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By rando_couche

Based on the chrome on the rear triangle, it...

Based on the chrome on the rear triangle, it looks like a PX10. Can you share a pic of the frame tubing decal (by the shift levers)?

With the 49d crankset, you can use TA chainrings which will...
01-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By Shwuno

Peugeot PX10 (I think?)

Hi everyone, Im a complete newbie looking for some advice sorry if Im breaking any forum rules here!

So Ive recently purchased this beauty, it was listed as a PX10 but guessing it could be a...
01-04-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By rustystrings61

Added bonus - it takes a standard 22.0 mm crank...

Added bonus - it takes a standard 22.0 mm crank puller, as opposed to the proprietary 23.0 of a T.A. or a 23.35 Stronglight. I have a set of those on my Allegro and like them very much. Nervar...
01-04-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 890
Posted By bruce19

I treat my woman as she wants to be treated. We...

I treat my woman as she wants to be treated. We are equals...partners...and I am the better for it. She thinks she is too.
01-03-21, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By repechage

Those brakes at first glance look like Top 63s...

Those brakes at first glance look like Top 63s but are marked Dural Forg.
note the pivot frame is solid and fixed, so one better measure well when building the frame and fork!
I have never seen...
01-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Maru

For those that have not taken the time to open...

For those that have not taken the time to open the link...I highly recommend you take a look. Lots a photos from many angles. Gorgeous bike.

what a cool project.
01-03-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Posted By Addamsmith

Vlo Raphal GEMINIANI 1958. - Le blog de...

Vlo Raphal GEMINIANI 1958. - Le blog de velosvintage.over-blog.com (http://velosvintage.over-blog.com/2020/09/velo-raphael-geminiani-1958.html)
01-03-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,057
Posted By gregf83

Shorter riders can get lower so require less...

Shorter riders can get lower so require less power. Cadence has very little to do how much power you can generate and the correlation between height and cadence is very low. Maybe it’s time for some...
01-01-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,057
Posted By OldsCOOL

Desire finds a way. Good job, keep riding!

Desire finds a way. Good job, keep riding!
01-01-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pcampeau

Is Peugeot on that car list?

Is Peugeot on that car list?
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