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06-02-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 948
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Not to hijack the thread or anything, but nice...

Not to hijack the thread or anything, but nice TR6!
05-26-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,049
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Yes. Your picture is not of the drive side!

Yes. Your picture is not of the drive side!
05-17-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

This one will only go on smooth roads! I took...

This one will only go on smooth roads!
I took it out this morning and it is a very lively ride, very stiff for steal, lots of, um, "feedback," and quick handling. And wonderfully stable at speed. ...
05-17-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

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There's an internal clamp with access to the tightening mechanism on the other...
05-16-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

New Bike Day and Public Service Announcement

Okay, 2002 isn't vintage, but it is steel and it has a horizontal top tube and a quill stem. I figure there's likely to be more appreciation here than on other sub-forums.

I've been daydreaming...
05-16-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 613,295
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

This year's project: NOS 2002 Casati Laser...

This year's project: NOS 2002 Casati Laser frameset built up with a combination of parts on hand and what I could find on Ebay. Still some adjusting to do, but after a quick test run around the...
05-06-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,562
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Ernesto gets to retire. The company still exists....

Ernesto gets to retire. The company still exists. The new owners may or may not be able to turn out good bikes.
In the end, I'd rather see this than see the company fold and the name end up on...
04-30-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,330
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Where I live masks are required in any closed...

Where I live masks are required in any closed public space and recommended outdoors. I usually ride solo out in the country without a mask. I also rarely come within twenty feet of other cyclists or...
04-17-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,359
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

While I was in college, early 80s Norman OK, my...

While I was in college, early 80s Norman OK, my JCPenney 10-speed was stolen. After that I borrowed by sister's Schwinn Varsity, which also got stolen. Then I borrowed a friend's bike and it got...
03-25-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Norman, OK also declared a "stay at home" order...

Norman, OK also declared a "stay at home" order yesterday. Our mayor is a cyclist and I was happy to see that she explicitly included cycling as an allowed activity.
03-16-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,218
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

The pandemic probably won't affect most of my...

The pandemic probably won't affect most of my riding. I tend to ride solo anywhere from 15 to 40 miles in sparsely populated rural areas. I also try to sneak in a couple of 15 mile rides a week on an...
03-13-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,441
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I'm struck by how many steel bikes are on this...

I'm struck by how many steel bikes are on this page.
03-07-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

The saddle has a new home. unworthy1 I'll have...

The saddle has a new home.
unworthy1 I'll have it in the mail some time this week.
03-07-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Ideal saddle - free to a good home

I came across this while cleaning out the shed this morning. It needs some attention. I can't foresee any projects where I would need it, so I would be happy for it to go to a good home. If you can...
02-29-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,441
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Not sure how many bikes I've had - more than a...

Not sure how many bikes I've had - more than a dozen, less than two dozen. The one I've had the longest and the one I keep coming back to is a 1995 Colnago Tecnos, currently sporting a Record...
02-11-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,514
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

My "do anything" bike, or better, my "do anything...

My "do anything" bike, or better, my "do anything that I do" bike is a Black Mountain Cycles Road frame built up with Campy Veloce 10-speed. Steel frame and fork, rack mounts, clearance for biggish...
02-11-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,066
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids...

A long commute on bike-unfriendly roads, two kids still at home and an elderly mom all demand time. I still manage at least one, sometimes two weekend rides. I try to fit at least one ride on Zwift...
12-31-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,927
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Stay alive. Stay healthy. Ride more. About...

Stay alive.
Stay healthy.
Ride more.
About a year and a half ago I had an unwelcome change of careers that brought about a big reduction in time available to ride. In 2018 I only managed 1700...
11-01-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,098
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

^^^ Very nice looking Monster Cross - a real...

^^^
Very nice looking Monster Cross - a real "do anything" bike. The silver components look especially nice. I agonized over whether to get the MC or the Road frame, and went for the Road. Here it...
10-25-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,767
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Beautiful bike! What a score!

Beautiful bike! What a score!
09-11-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Compliments on your first Italian! Enjoy it! I...

Compliments on your first Italian! Enjoy it!
I have a near twin to that frame in a 58. Yours looks like either a 1996 or 1997 model, based on the seatpost cluster. I've had mine for nearly twenty...
07-31-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,309
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Where are you? There are a lot of people on these...

Where are you? There are a lot of people on these forums who enjoy helping folks look for good used bikes in their area. If we know where you are, the type of riding you're likely to be doing and...
07-27-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,361
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I agree with the above: any ride is a good ride. ...

I agree with the above: any ride is a good ride.

After an unwelcome change to a sedentary job and two years of nagging health problems, sometimes I only have the time or energy for a five-mile...
04-23-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,876
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I will never sell my 1995 Colnago Tecnos (the...

I will never sell my 1995 Colnago Tecnos (the bike in my avatar photo). First of all, I bought it from my brother almost twenty years ago, and since he passed away the bike has taken on a lot of...
04-29-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 241,858
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

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Someone gave this to my nextdoor neighbor, who didn't know what to do with it...
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