Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Oldguyonoldbike
Showing results 1 to 50 of 95
Search took 0.06 seconds.
07-27-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By WimVDD

My 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra (one of the rare...

My 1992 Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra (one of the rare ones that's built from Columbus Max tubes) "modernized" with a 2000's 10 speed Campagnolo Chorus/Record groupset.
...
06-21-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By wgscott

Of my two kids who ride bikes regularly, one...

Of my two kids who ride bikes regularly, one absolutely doesn't require a spoke protector, and the other probably would greatly benefit from it. The first one (who is younger) is a better mechanic...
06-13-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,193
Posted By mstateglfr

Used 26' rigid mtb from the late 80s or early...

Used 26' rigid mtb from the late 80s or early 90s.
Many have quality tubing, wide gear range, mounts for racks, and geometey that will work for your height.

Itll cost $150-300.
Take it to a...
06-12-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By Miele Man

I wonder if sometime in the future when riding...

I wonder if sometime in the future when riding over a big bump or pothole on the road, if that top section will get knocked down into the lower section and hide that narrower balck section, and if...
06-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 579
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Or you could spend $20 for a new alloy post and...

Or you could spend $20 for a new alloy post and ensure you're not anally impaled by a suspect looking component for which you have no knowledge of its history and how it's been modified.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,925
Posted By PoorInRichfield

I decided long ago that each ride has to be a...

I decided long ago that each ride has to be a competition against myself, not others... and even then I still come home disappointed an awful lot! :foo:
06-09-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1214...

https://scontent-sea1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/12143210_152066475143433_6148737823823225986_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_sid=cdbe9c&_nc_ohc=tASY1oLYv1sAX9CHINd&_nc_ht=scontent-sea1-1.xx&oh=a3fae8b3cc7ae36e187...
06-07-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By agchopz

Got this frame for $80 and went with it. was...

Got this frame for $80 and went with it. was patient on ebay and found some super cheap deals. finally finished her up...
06-06-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,186
Posted By hillyman

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1108/miscellaneous_figure_of_speech_literal_meaning_literal_eleven_foot_pole_disgust_vsh0914_low_f3d55b3a541445115cb694751ec17225f43e286f.jpg
06-04-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,010
Posted By SurferCyclist

Every cyclist needs to watch this.

An excellent video from Phil Gaimon and I agree entirely with it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDMdcC63Z0s
06-02-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By Litespud

Thanks - it's a '72 that I rebuilt from the...

Thanks - it's a '72 that I rebuilt from the ground up over ~18 months about 9 years ago. It goes pretty well for an old guy.:50:
05-26-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By veganbikes

Maybe but if I want a Merlin Cycle it better damn...

Maybe but if I want a Merlin Cycle it better damn well be Titanium and sexy as hell!
05-24-20, 10:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,045
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

jackbombay, that is all really impressive, and I...

jackbombay, that is all really impressive, and I hope you don't take this in the wrong way, but you are very stupid person. :lol:
05-24-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,547
Posted By GlennR

Sure... my 1st grandson was born 4/3. I was...

Sure... my 1st grandson was born 4/3. I was looking forward to the bris and having my family and friends all in attendance. The good news is I was there along with my son and the moyle, that's it,...
05-24-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By Lenton58

Here are some better photos of the Gazelle AB...

Here are some better photos of the Gazelle AB (Reynolds 531c) and Dawes (Reynolds 531). I also ride a Vitus 979 (bonded aluminum) and a Simplon (perhaps conracted to Romani) in Reynolds 531.I have a...
05-21-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By prairiepedaler

Portrait of a gentle Winnipeg Breeze

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/dsc00395_8704d8ba9f0da4db8ccbdc659f6e79e2c93547c7.jpg
05-19-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By lostronin

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ad574fb9_3129_4a60_8682_2be579202e67_2ef799d163c3d8d21ff8938e68f8923e80c3efd8.jpeg
05-19-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By ascherer

I rebuilt my 1971 Raleigh International as an...

I rebuilt my 1971 Raleigh International as an 8-speed Townie/commuter to have a sprightlier version of my venerable Sorts 3-speed, just in time to start working from home. It does see weekly use...
05-18-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By DMC707

Quill stem means it gets a pass

Quill stem means it gets a pass
05-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By DMC707

Pulled my DeBErnardi out of retirement - and observations

Have been on a long 10 day sabbatical out of town that was very stressful - so when I was sufficiently recovered I wanted to go for a ride, but another ride on my late model wouldn't do --- seems...
05-18-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By TakingMyTime

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x667/trek_5200_redone_ea31be7ecd4bfb149b2db8b8110fb30f41f663fc.jpg
05-17-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By smontanaro

Baked in a waffle iron

I have to pass this along. Was flipping through Richard Sachs' Instagram feed (https://www.instagram.com/therichardsachs/) for a few minutes and came across a red bike with black components shown in...
05-16-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By Lemond1985

Wow, that's basically an "Un-Toppable" OP, but I...

Wow, that's basically an "Un-Toppable" OP, but I will offer my feeble wrenchings from the past 2 months:

...
05-16-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By randyjawa

Stuck in another city for six weeks with nothing...

Stuck in another city for six weeks with nothing to do, no projects and nothing to ride. So, I bought this, got it road worthy and safe to ride. Then I rode it. Now, back at home with my trusty...
05-16-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By IpIp Biker

Show Us your Covid 19/Lockdown Builds!...

Thought I’d Share 3 Builds I made over the 2 months stay at home period I did before our office opened again for business last week..
Managed to repaint these badly scratched up relics ... all from...
05-15-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By wltr w8

Always wanted an Italian steel road bike. Bought...

Always wanted an Italian steel road bike. Bought this 1990s Tommasini on Ebay. Made use of the frame, fork and bars, then built up older Ultegra parts. Really impressed with how smooth a steel bike...
05-15-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By lesterp66

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x887/img_20200515_065839_6bb00fdf670c367cdd2c644bdc7fb883d3b928f2.jpg
'84 Guerciotti SLX, finally converted from DA 7700 group to mostly...
05-15-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By Lemond1985

Almost done building up the Columbus Brain...

Almost done building up the Columbus Brain Battaglin frame I found on CL a month or so ago. Gonna get a Deore XT RD and call it good. I can't afford Campy stuff, and it doesn't go on sale too often....
05-14-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,748
Posted By Wildwood

If I could only own bikes from one Country, it...

If I could only own bikes from one Country, it would be Italy. And not all racer type bikes. Old Italian men who ride bikes, drink good red wine, laugh with their buddies, and sing after dinner are...
05-13-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By familyguy

Don't think I put the revised wheelset version on...

Don't think I put the revised wheelset version on yet. 36mm carbon Token Ventous with 25 Schwalbe Durano:
...
05-12-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By sshakari

Updated My Wheelset

Wheels and tires update to Dura-Ace 9170 C40 with Hutchinson Fusion 5 All Season on my Canyon Endurace. I had a very uneventful tubeless mounting experience....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,860,548
Posted By jim dandy

Finished this one last month ... JD ...

Finished this one last month ...
JD

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1242/cea5b4e9_2c24_4e6f_9d50_72b9b5986cb6_4ca67d0e29b79c30119db9e420a1f1c8dee68e1e.jpeg
1999...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By tagaproject6

Scattante, just to annoy people once you told...

Scattante, just to annoy people once you told them your other choice was a Cannondale.:innocent:
05-06-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By tkamd73

just pure dumb ass luck when taking the pic,...

just pure dumb ass luck when taking the pic, don’t even know how to use photoshop. Maybe divine approval of the Campy hi flange front hub?
Tim
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,860,548
Posted By slowgo

From a classic steel Lemond to some modern...

From a classic steel Lemond to some modern steel-just built up this Cinelli Vigorelli Road. Had stock wheels, stem and bars from another recently acquired bike and ordered a 105 group and Jagwire...
05-05-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,058
Posted By sdimattia

NBD Wabi Classic

I got a new bike! It's a Wabi Classic 42cm (because I'm short). It's currently set up on the freewheel; I've got too many messed up body parts to be able to comfortably ride a fixed gear.

So far,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26,648
Views: 16,860,548
Posted By jpfooty11

Just dipping my toes into the road bike end of...

Just dipping my toes into the road bike end of things, have had mountain bikes for years, so I figured an inexpensive used bike might be a good start, just picked up an old Apollo from my swim coach,...
04-20-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,233
Posted By FloridaDave

Buying a bike on the Internet? Yes!

Several years ago I bought a Giant flat-bar road bike, a plan to accommodate a bad shoulder and still ride up to the half/metric-century distance. I wasn't in love with the bike but rode it. ...
04-18-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By blakcloud

Not a Zwift user but a Tacx trainer app user and...

Not a Zwift user but a Tacx trainer app user and I was doing the Amsterdam city tour. I had to scream at all the tourists that were stepping in front of my bike. Honestly one of the most frustrating...
04-15-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,282
Posted By jack pot

>>> i would push this to say that any conception...

>>> i would push this to say that any conception of reality that can logically conclude that there is an artificially enhanced 2nd hand bicycle market populated by elderly profiteers is sorely in...
04-11-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 2,273,531
Posted By hellion14

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b39d5dad_c8dd_4d0f_8921_0f5705fcf5ad_830cf82c19b940e9ee5127ba834f8361dccb3001.jpeg
Here she is, ready to step into the modern era
04-10-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By Wildwood

Think I will ride this one today

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8db83397_b6ff_4cd4_99b7_18625ee08b0a_5eab3cca4079bac85db41fec40dc924229962305.jpeg
04-10-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 510,297
Posted By Wildwood

A color match ...

A color match

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1739/3c6fcf8c_f85b_431d_9cad_dbed9120d0b7_eba8ea15f933277a527fba86cad26bbbef5e3b06.jpeg
I could not back up enough!...
04-09-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By Johnk3

My new steed, a Cicli Barco XCr custom stainless...

My new steed, a Cicli Barco XCr custom stainless steel bike. At 72 y/o I get what I want. Actually, it was my wife's idea, she said I did not have enough bikes.
...
04-06-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By Sertsa

Started riding a couple weeks ago after a...

Started riding a couple weeks ago after a 30-year-or-so layoff. Took this photo during the ride which put me over 100kms/60 miles total. It's a Kona Honzo.
...
04-06-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By squirtdad

your mean: i miss my crazy youth so much ;)

your mean: i miss my crazy youth so much ;)
04-06-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,285
Posted By Wildwood

Good one DQRider ’78 Batavus, running Campy9...

Good one DQRider
’78 Batavus, running Campy9 triple - had to lay down after yesterday’s ride.

...
04-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19,366
Views: 3,164,694
Posted By Bianchigirll

$440 for a kitten? I have a kitten you can have...

$440 for a kitten? I have a kitten you can have for free.

you need to get it out of the crawl space though. ...
03-30-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 659
Posted By eom

The Bike You Gave Away

Because we could all use a story to make us smile.
Show and tell the one you passed along to someone who needed it more than you did. Inspired by this post. Re-homed my '89 Specialized Hard Rock for...
03-24-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,279
Posted By indyfabz

Virus stay at home orders are the new winter.

Virus stay at home orders are the new winter.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 95
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.