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06-23-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,201
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: 2,162
Views: 199,457
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: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,545
Posted By botty kayer

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05-24-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 510
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: 996
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: 3,309
Views: 278,814
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: 3,578
Views: 500,291
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: 19,475
Views: 4,102,384
Posted By botty kayer

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

A lovely retro Reynolds 753 jersey arrived today.
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05-12-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By botty kayer

Nice bike. I think the hands in the air...

Nice bike.

I think the hands in the air victory celebration on the head tube is great, That bike has the engraved version whereas I have the later decal version....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 150,327
Posted By botty kayer

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and...

I submit for judgement my recently assembled and tweaked Merckx MX Leader, with some nerdy matchy-matchy colours....
05-03-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,346
Posted By botty kayer

I would suggest the best value option for...

I would suggest the best value option for increasing comfort over rubbish roads would be to get wider tyres.

What are you riding at the moment? 23c? 25c? I think 28c is the sweet spot, wider than...
04-30-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

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04-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

Zabou the artist who did the two Salvador Dali...

Zabou the artist who did the two Salvador Dali pics above also did this portrait of Becca, a young person who went from being homeless to representing England in the Homeless World Cup. Photographed...
04-26-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,245,136
Posted By botty kayer

Thanks. This bike encourages me to go faster like...

Thanks. This bike encourages me to go faster like no other bike I've owned, so I'm often in the drops, long low and fast. It's at the small end of the frames I ride, (57cm), I'm 185cm, but I love it,...
04-26-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,245,136
Posted By botty kayer

My recently finished Merckx MX Leader with Campag...

My recently finished Merckx MX Leader with Campag 10 speed.
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04-26-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

My bike and that of a photo-bombing Deliveroo...

My bike and that of a photo-bombing Deliveroo rider today in Chinatown in London.
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04-24-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

Hello, sorry its on Commercial St in east London....

Hello, sorry its on Commercial St in east London. Its by the artist Zabou and is of course of Salvador Dali. It replaces another Dali in exactly the same location done by the same artist, that...
04-22-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

Nearly, its a bronze lady hare:). Its by Sophie...

Nearly, its a bronze lady hare:). Its by Sophie Ryder and is called 'crawling', recently put on display in Berkley Square in London. https://www.sophieryder.com/

I cycled past and was like 'hey...
04-22-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

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04-21-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 28,126
Posted By botty kayer

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04-21-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,545
Posted By botty kayer

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04-13-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,448
Views: 379,389
Posted By botty kayer

Here's a series of photos I've taken during the...

Here's a series of photos I've taken during the Corona virus shutdown over the last week in central London. These locations are normally crowded with people and vehicles and I've never seen them so...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 355,971
Posted By botty kayer

On my daily permitted brief pandemic exercise...

On my daily permitted brief pandemic exercise break, I'm still enjoying taking photographs of London's busy spots that under the current lock-down are mostly deserted. This is a view from outside St...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars...

Not as expensive or extravagant as many cars here, but I've always liked the simple elegance of the Pininfarina designed Peugeot 504 cabriolet, and here's a fine example from 1974 I spotted in London...
03-28-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,286
Views: 82,181
Posted By botty kayer

Here's Piccadilly Circus in central London,...

Here's Piccadilly Circus in central London, normally one of the busiest junctions in London. Behind me is Piccadilly, to my left is Regent St up to Oxford St, the lone bus is coming from Shaftsbury...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,075
Posted By botty kayer

I've not bothered with the newer expensive Campag...

I've not bothered with the newer expensive Campag wheels as I'm still working my way through my collection of Ebay found wheels in excellent condition I got for a fraction of their original cost....
03-21-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

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03-21-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 28,126
Posted By botty kayer

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives. ...

Riding in a pandemic can have its positives.

We're still allowed to ride here in London, for now at least. I took an extra inner tube with me, and enough food and water to not need to stop...
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 355,971
Posted By botty kayer

Only a pic from my crappy phone. This was this...

Only a pic from my crappy phone. This was this afternoon on Waterloo Bridge in London, normally so busy with traffic and people that you'd never be able to easily amble into the central reservation...
03-17-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 193,346
Posted By botty kayer

I've just finished building up my new to me Eddy,...

I've just finished building up my new to me Eddy, a Domo Farm Frites MX Leader.

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Forum: Foo
03-15-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 355,971
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,545
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,372
Views: 355,971
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

I like it, part Ferrari, part hearse:) I...

I like it, part Ferrari, part hearse:)

I spotted this 1958 Bentley today, 62 years old and looks as good as new....
03-04-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 105,405
Posted By botty kayer

Wow I think that's the steepest downward facing...

Wow I think that's the steepest downward facing top tube I've ever seen.
02-21-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By botty kayer

I don't have one, but a Mario Martini painted...

I don't have one, but a Mario Martini painted Somec is definitely on my list of bikes to have before I die.
02-03-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,245,136
Posted By botty kayer

Hello, I'm a member of the Simoncini owners club...

Hello, I'm a member of the Simoncini owners club too:thumb:
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Forum: Foo
02-03-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

chewybrian that looks like its out of the Wacky...

chewybrian that looks like its out of the Wacky Races.



I didn't identify it until later but had a feeling it was rare and expensive, but didn't think it was that expensive. And that black Alfa...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

Two nice old Citroen's spotted in London. A CX25...

Two nice old Citroen's spotted in London. A CX25 GTi
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01-25-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

This photo was taken today in Wimbledon, London....

This photo was taken today in Wimbledon, London. The artwork is by Louis Masai. It features two sparrows which for many years was the most common bird in the UK and known for its birdsong. According...
01-25-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 130,133
Posted By botty kayer

My Columbus SLX Simoncini has had a revamp. It...

My Columbus SLX Simoncini has had a revamp. It has a new Columbus Max fork, 10 speed Campagnolo, 3TTT bars and stem and Look pedals, seen here with its regular wheels and its Sunday best wheels. I've...
01-25-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By botty kayer

Love Gary Fisher's description at the end:)

Love Gary Fisher's description at the end:)
01-17-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15,645
Views: 1,587,819
Posted By botty kayer

Alas it has the horrible looking plastic 'safety'...

Alas it has the horrible looking plastic 'safety' bumpers/fenders which was a requirement of tightened US laws at the time.

As ever with C & V it looks better with chrome :) (here's a nice example...
01-12-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,291
Posted By botty kayer

London this week ...

London this week
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12-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,092
Posted By botty kayer

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Forum: Foo
12-08-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

Some more classic motors I've spotted in London...

Some more classic motors I've spotted in London recently.

Alpine A110
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Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,428,357
Posted By botty kayer

That other one you speak of was called the Jeson...

That other one you speak of was called the Jeson FF. I've never seen one in real life, they look almost identical the only difference I can see is the FF had 2 vents (gills) behind the front wheel,...
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