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02-18-21, 12:13 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

A secluded back street in South London last week ...

A secluded back street in South London last week
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02-03-21, 11:24 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

New art work appeared in West London, the iconic...

New art work appeared in West London, the iconic red UK post box with a knot tied in it....
01-31-21, 11:36 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

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01-17-21, 07:55 AM
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Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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01-13-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By botty kayer

I've got a few SLX frames and agree its makes a...

I've got a few SLX frames and agree its makes a great all day bike, and I've done quite a few centuries on it. I've got 25c clinchers on it which helps in the comfort deptartment over 23's.

I've...
01-13-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By botty kayer

Nice article:thumb: I did 65 wet, cold UK...

Nice article:thumb:

I did 65 wet, cold UK miles today on my 85 SLX Team Panasonic. still going strong with a 10 speed groupset:)
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01-02-21, 03:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By botty kayer

Nice bike! Loving the colour too, those guys at...

Nice bike! Loving the colour too, those guys at Mercian do some lovely paint jobs. I've got an 'intensio blue' Vincitore special single speed I had made in 2010, more than a decade later after high...
12-17-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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12-17-20, 10:37 AM
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Views: 2,511
Posted By botty kayer

Definitely a year like no other for me here in...

Definitely a year like no other for me here in the UK. Bought a vintage 753 Merckx frame from Canada in February. Then Covid happened and I had to wait 6 months for it to arrive, during which time I...
12-05-20, 09:01 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

Central London this morning, someone has given...

Central London this morning, someone has given Anthony Gormley's 'Resolution' sculpture 2020's must have accessory. (A bike has been a must have accessory in London for years)...
11-28-20, 09:34 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

And from earlier in the week, it may be winter...

And from earlier in the week, it may be winter but I'm still getting plenty of smiles per miles....
11-28-20, 09:25 AM
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Views: 560,506
Posted By botty kayer

Tate Britain in London has been dressed in neon...

Tate Britain in London has been dressed in neon this week.
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I love the neon...
11-28-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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11-17-20, 01:26 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

Here in London, UK, pickups are a rare sight, and...

Here in London, UK, pickups are a rare sight, and US ones even rarer, but I recently saw this 73 El Camino and still think it looks great, even with the tacky 70's wood effect panels. And it can...
11-17-20, 12:54 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

I pilfered a load of bits from this bike to build...

I pilfered a load of bits from this bike to build my MX Leader a while back, and last weekend I finished building it up again with some new parts. Columbus SL Gilco teardrop tubing in the main...
10-31-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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10-17-20, 10:30 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

A giant donut has appeared on one of my regular...

A giant donut has appeared on one of my regular cycle routes in London, a welcome addition to any bike ride....
10-16-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,557
Posted By botty kayer

Hello and welcome DuraAcer , and thanks for the...

Hello and welcome DuraAcer , and thanks for the bike compliments :)

I have built up the bike and have been putting some miles on it. The details of the build are on another thread, see here:...
09-27-20, 01:54 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

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09-20-20, 07:19 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

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09-05-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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08-23-20, 12:53 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

Just finished building up my 753 Merckx,I posted...

Just finished building up my 753 Merckx,I posted a few more pics in the 'Lets see you Eddy Merckx' thread....
08-23-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 800
Views: 217,477
Posted By botty kayer

I finished building up my 1988 Reynolds 753...

I finished building up my 1988 Reynolds 753 Merckx today. Massive thanks to my brother’s friend Jonathan in Ontario who shipped the frame to me in the UK, and after a long delay because of some pesky...
08-22-20, 11:48 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

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08-21-20, 06:03 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

My just finished Columbus Max framed Nikor, with...

My just finished Columbus Max framed Nikor, with 10 speed Campagnolo, and some shiny silver hubs laced to modern wider H+Son Archetype rims and Veloflex Corsa Evo 28c tyres....
08-21-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,192
Posted By botty kayer

OK here is my Nikor, 99% finished. I am just...

OK here is my Nikor, 99% finished. I am just waiting for a black Cinelli Volare to match the Cinelli bar an stem, but it is otherwise done and I couldn't wait to get out and ride it. It has a 10...
08-17-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

SJX426 I prefer the 2nd one, because you don't...

SJX426 I prefer the 2nd one, because you don't see the full shot, always more exciting when something is kept back, it makes me want to see more of the bike:)

I've been playing around recently...
08-15-20, 12:46 AM
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Views: 14,638
Posted By botty kayer

:love:This looks an amazing way for two to munch...

:love:This looks an amazing way for two to munch many miles together. I've never even ridden one, but that's the nicest tandem I've ever seen. Please tell us/show us more.
08-10-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,556
Posted By botty kayer

How are you doing with yours SurferRosa ? I...

How are you doing with yours SurferRosa ?

I have fitted my cranks to the 111mm Campag BB, and I must say I'm not convinced they are the right ones.

Admittedly I am not familiar with these...
08-09-20, 05:19 AM
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Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

Two from this morning ...

Two from this morning
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And behold, my amazingly primitive photo editing skills...
08-08-20, 05:17 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

Some Campagnolo socks ...

Some Campagnolo socks
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And for riding my recent green Reynolds 753 Merckx...
08-02-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 414
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Posted By botty kayer

Thanks CyclesMakaron I was in love as soon as I...

Thanks CyclesMakaron I was in love as soon as I saw the green and chrome.:love:

I don't have any scales at home but yes the frame is remarkably light considering how much chrome there is on it....
08-02-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 50,557
Posted By botty kayer

Good morning Jacek, I hope you are well. I...

Good morning Jacek,

I hope you are well. I know you have seen this frame when it was listed, and I've mentioned it in passing before, but did not confirm it was me that won it for fear of cursing...
08-01-20, 08:18 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

I love receiving bike sized boxes...... ...

I love receiving bike sized boxes......
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....especially when they contain shiny...
07-31-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,556
Posted By botty kayer

Thanks folks. SurferRosa yes thankfully the...

Thanks folks. SurferRosa yes thankfully the crank arms are the same length. I'm not bothered if they are from a few years apart as they are both in great condition.

So if 71 is from a later year,...
07-19-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

I saw this new street art piece in London this...

I saw this new street art piece in London this morning, and it reminded me of nodding off in the garden after a long bike ride and a few beers:)...
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07-18-20, 06:28 AM
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Views: 404,664
Posted By botty kayer

Some new street art in London's east end this...

Some new street art in London's east end this morning. I like how the geisha is seemingly raising her kimono to avoid the real world rubbish bags....
07-18-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6,921
Views: 642,357
Posted By botty kayer

Some more parts for my pending Nikor build. ...

Some more parts for my pending Nikor build.

Used but excellent condition 28h Ambrosio hubs with H+Son Archtype rims, and a Campagnolo Record titanium seat post. I added a bit of polish and they've...
07-13-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,853
Posted By botty kayer

Some London street art from the last few days ...

Some London street art from the last few days
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07-13-20, 10:57 AM
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Posted By botty kayer

Spotted this in London last week, I love this so...

Spotted this in London last week, I love this so much. An absolutely mint condition 1975 Alfa Romeo Montreal
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07-13-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,094
Posted By botty kayer

I'm in the 85kg+ category so am classed as a...

I'm in the 85kg+ category so am classed as a natural descender:).

My fat ass cannot comprehend a universe where people prefer cycling uphill to cycling down. Those folk seem to me to be...
06-23-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,892
Posted By botty kayer

I've got a pretty rowdy Merckx ...

I've got a pretty rowdy Merckx
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But an even rowdier Simoncini...
06-12-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,321
Views: 233,356
Posted By botty kayer

A couple of new street art cat portraits in East...

A couple of new street art cat portraits in East London, with some expressions familiar to cat owners....
'Hell yes I'll have some of that roast chicken', content kitty...
06-01-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 61,064
Posted By botty kayer

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05-25-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 26,707
Posted By botty kayer

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05-24-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 807
Posted By botty kayer

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi...

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi Daccordi doing what he does, I came across this on Youtube recently, enjoy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW7811sQ7MI
05-23-20, 04:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,323
Posted By botty kayer

Jersey looks perfect for that guy from the...

Jersey looks perfect for that guy from the Beetlejuice movie. I don't know if he's 'on here' or if he cycles though....
05-22-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 375,704
Posted By botty kayer

The decal on the down tube between the shifter...

The decal on the down tube between the shifter bosses, looks like a 80th anniversary Carnielli sticker (1909-89) so guessing its a 1989 one. That is probably the most sought after year for those...
05-15-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,911
Views: 560,506
Posted By botty kayer

Today in Marble Arch in London. ...

Today in Marble Arch in London.
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The horse head on the right is called 'still...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19,840
Views: 4,312,813
Posted By botty kayer

A lovely retro Reynolds 753 jersey arrived today....

A lovely retro Reynolds 753 jersey arrived today.
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