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02-24-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,161
Posted By Andy_K

Vintage Kitchen Appliances

Slightly off topic, I got a new vintage toy today and for once it's not a bike. It's a deep fryer!

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02-16-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,350
Views: 779,772
Posted By mountaindave

“And now for something completely different...”

“And now for something completely different...”
02-04-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 31,667
Posted By Hproduguidon

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01-24-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By katsarasj

ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C.

To the list,

I thought that some of you may be interested in seeing an original paint ca 1961 Cinelli Mod. S.C. with somewhat rare 1958 first generation Campagnolo Record crankset, 3 piece...
01-21-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,174
Posted By Drillium Dude

How To Ride A Bike Forever

I recently received Rivendell's Parts & Accessories Fall-Winter 2000 No. 7 catalog after purchasing it on Ebay. Although not the version I thought it was (I was thinking it was the version with more...
01-20-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Tomm Willians

Cleaned up my 472 Follis

I picked this baby up in Phoenix about 3 weeks ago and just finished getting it back into riding shape. New cables, tires (Veloflex Master 28’s), tape and saddle, thorough clean and polish and she’s...
12-29-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,945
Posted By Wildwood

People who get pickkkkky about minutia !...

People who get pickkkkky about minutia ! :twitchy:

I mean really !!!

As long as the paint is original, the components are matched grouppo (NOS functionally and frame-manufacturing-year...
12-19-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By canyoneagle

You’ll also notice my c&v car, a 1970 Volvo 1800....

You’ll also notice my c&v car, a 1970 Volvo 1800.

That’s how I roll.

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12-17-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Chombi1

The 84 Gitane Pro with the Columbus SL frame...

The 84 Gitane Pro with the Columbus SL frame tubing had been my "Moby Dick" bike for many years now, and I still have not found one to add to my stable. Most that come up for sale out there are...
12-17-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By Markeologist

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Sorry, non-drive side, was going for the scenery in...
12-10-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By northbend

The Snoqualmie River Road near Carnation today. ...

The Snoqualmie River Road near Carnation today.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50704040003_874bf1b635_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kfxsAg)Where my Woodrup took me today (https://flic.kr/p/2kfxsAg)...
12-08-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,738
Posted By jamesdak

More: ...

More:

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12-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Doug Fattic

The American market for custom steel racing...

The American market for custom steel racing frames/bikes had pretty much dried up after the mid 80’s. After that I made frames for bicycle enthusiasts that wanted a better fit that looked nice. I had...
12-04-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,328
Posted By gugie

Two way swap? That's nothing. I was involved in a...

Two way swap? That's nothing. I was involved in a three frame swap a couple of years ago with Andy Antipas and Andy_K.
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11-25-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,955
Posted By gugie

Gillott mixte in the Atelier

Last year I had a coals to Newcastle moment. I receieved an email from a Welshman who wanted to do a 650b conversion on his Ephgrave (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157701445230242). I...
11-19-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,129
Posted By northbend

Trading places with Andy Antipas while...

Trading places with Andy Antipas while descending fast on Sunrise road in Mt. Rainier National Park. No doubts of his skill and judgement.

Following mountaindave on a night descent of the Going...
11-19-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,129
Posted By Wildwood

As an 'old timer' i should have an older photo. ...

As an 'old timer' i should have an older photo.
Here's a ride organized on this Forum. Not sure if all are/were members?
Somebody else have to give me the year....
11-18-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,129
Posted By Drillium Dude

Many rides shared with many CVers! Andy...

Many rides shared with many CVers!

Andy Antipas

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11-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 80,988
Posted By speed king

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11-11-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By Drillium Dude

Then I'm a fool all day - and like it that way! ...

Then I'm a fool all day - and like it that way!

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11-11-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,111
Posted By BlueDevil63

Why pinstriping on a car? Why art work on a...

Why pinstriping on a car? Why art work on a skateboard? Branding, ornamentation, elaboration, beautification, ???. It caught the eyes, increased attention, told people "this bike is special".

A...
11-09-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,710
Posted By Andy_K

Finally, at long last, the completed bike... ...

Finally, at long last, the completed bike...

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I don't have anything better than a dirty garage door...
11-03-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,000
Posted By Drillium Dude

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11-02-20, 12:01 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took this driveway all the way from Duvall to...

Took this driveway all the way from Duvall to North Bend today:

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10-28-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By obrentharris

I too shall admit my contribution is a cheat. ...

I too shall admit my contribution is a cheat.
Driveway to an old ship-to-shore radio station on the Point Reyes Peninsula.
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10-28-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By Germany_chris

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10-27-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By northbend

Snoqualmie Valley Trail ...

Snoqualmie Valley Trail
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10-25-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,233
Posted By majmt

More photos. ...

More photos.

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10-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,731
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes she did ! Here’s this mornings pic of both of...

Yes she did ! Here’s this mornings pic of both of them. Hers is on top....
10-22-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By Sluggo

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10-18-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By iab

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as...

Not as sexy as other parts of the country, but as serene. North central Illinois.

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10-18-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By northbend

The Power Line Road bisecting the Raging River...

The Power Line Road bisecting the Raging River MTB trail system on Rattlesnake Mountain near North Bend:
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09-19-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,906
Posted By iab

It's a bike. They are inherently fun. As soon...

It's a bike. They are inherently fun. As soon as I read as I read things like "dead", "lively", "tracks", "vertically compliant, laterally stiff", or any other bullsh*t when a person likes or...
09-02-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,086
Posted By velomateo

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Ok, I'll play too. My Colorado after a recent trail ride. Please don't mind the...
09-02-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,086
Posted By Andy_K

Since this has turned into a bit of a "show us...

Since this has turned into a bit of a "show us your Serotta" thread, here's mine.

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I seem to have...
08-29-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,613
Posted By Salamandrine

For me, riding clipless isn't much different than...

For me, riding clipless isn't much different than riding with straps, even straps and slot cleats.

With clipless, you have to twist your foot. With straps, you have to flick open the strap. Both...
08-20-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By northbend

WA 542 aka The Mt Baker Highway in Washington...

WA 542 aka The Mt Baker Highway in Washington State.
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08-17-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,909
Posted By merziac

Short answer, no. When this new crap...

Short answer, no.

When this new crap succumbs to the ravages of time, neglect, lubes that turn to sludge, parts and pieces that melt, deteriorate and implode, these will join the flood of planned...
08-12-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By bikingshearer

My sweet spot is old lugged steel frames with...

My sweet spot is old lugged steel frames with Campy 10sp triple drive trains. I prefer steel frames because I love the ride and the look. (My frames are ones I lusted after BITD and could not...
08-12-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By Wildwood

+1 :thumb: BUT, MMV (my mileage varies) ...

+1 :thumb:


BUT, MMV (my mileage varies)
I'm 70 next bday.
Been riding since very early '80s.
Upgraded from friction, thru indexed, and stopped at 10speed. And rode a lot.
Evaluated my...
08-12-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By gugie

Better? Perfectly adjusted, modern shift systems...

Better? Perfectly adjusted, modern shift systems are the cat's meow, but at the expense of complexity, cost, and the fact that in a few years there's a good chance that you won't be able to find a...
08-12-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Thank you, Andy Antipas / sorry I was the...

Thank you, Andy Antipas / sorry I was the catalyst that dragged you into this. :)

The question, as phrased, was/is technically an objective one as it is framed with regard to performance....
08-12-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By tricky

Ha, agreed. Splined cartridge bearing BBs were...

Ha, agreed.
Splined cartridge bearing BBs were "meh." It just seemed to make everything more proprietary

I don't mind external bearing cranksets but they are more needy when it comes to parallel...
08-12-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By clubman

Longevity, compatibility, rugged good looks,...

Longevity, compatibility, rugged good looks, simplicity, affordability?
Better is very subjective.
I'm stuck in a 7 speed world.
08-12-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By BFisher

"Are Modern Components Better?"

Only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. And never, ever on Sundays.

Actually, I don't know. They all make me grin like a weirdo.
08-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By sheddle

Bottom brackets.

Bottom brackets.
08-12-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By riderguy1

Have modern Shimano 105 (Scott Solace) and Campy...

Have modern Shimano 105 (Scott Solace) and Campy Super Record (De Rosa Professional), New is quick, reliable, thoughtless to shift... Old is quick, reliable, and requires some thought... which makes...
08-12-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By madpogue

Excellent! This constitutes service to the...

Excellent!

This constitutes service to the community and to the next generation, on both counts. Anything we can do to stave off the "Idiocracy"-fication of our population is noble. Next, once...
08-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,837
Posted By noobinsf

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07-28-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,472
Posted By northbend

From my bike ride yesterday. Sunrise Road,...

From my bike ride yesterday.
Sunrise Road, Mount Rainier National Park
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