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08-07-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 194
Posted By Wildwood

Ever manufacture an 'inexpensive' commodity...

Ever manufacture an 'inexpensive' commodity product? Overseas?

edit: if it passes internal Quality Processes, then you (as manufacturing) could care less about the competitor's product. who knows...
08-07-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 234
Posted By Wildwood

A freehub with cassette is stronger than a...

A freehub with cassette is stronger than a freewheel.
Both should be stronger than your legs.
08-05-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

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

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Empty streets at 8:30A ...
08-04-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 25,401
Views: 2,502,479
Posted By Wildwood

I have the perfect excuse to ‘commute’ 40 mi per...

I have the perfect excuse to ‘commute’ 40 mi per day, on good weather days. My daughter and her family (with a bounding toddler) now live 20 miles away instead of 190mi in Portland.

Arrived at 10A...
08-04-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

Started my part time part-time gig. About 20 mi....

Started my part time part-time gig. About 20 mi. each way. Backpack just holds the change of clothes and bicycle repairing essentials.

i have more than 1 route, so better pics in the future.
...
08-03-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 668
Posted By Wildwood

those early True Temper forks had some issues. ...

those early True Temper forks had some issues.
Glad you are going back to original fork.

I had+have 9sp Chorus with RacingT rd.
Love it.
Mine should be re-built soon.
08-03-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 156,150
Posted By Wildwood

I've tried a lot of new things that cost more...

I've tried a lot of new things that cost more than $60.
Not that the Tufo is a good idea.


The tandem was a failed experiment.
Mtn biking, under most circumstances, didn't stick.
A flat bar...
08-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 156,150
Posted By Wildwood

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks...

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks on tubulars mounted a few years ago. The kind of leak that doesn't interrupt a ride, but the next morning a tire is very low or flat. Only the...
08-03-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 624
Posted By Wildwood

High flange hubs are only faster with the new...

High flange hubs are only faster with the new low-rolling resistance, fat and (almost) flat tires. :lol: You Do have room for 42mms , Right? Or with bladed spokes, radially laced.
08-02-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,234
Posted By Wildwood

Rare

Rare
Forum: Introductions
08-02-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome. We need more members from S....

Welcome.

We need more members from S. America. Esp such internationally labeled ones.

Join us over in C&V. Many fans of track bikes there. And of course anything steel.

Get 10 comments...
08-02-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 657
Posted By Wildwood

Thank you francophile for starting this thread. ...

Thank you francophile for starting this thread.

I learned.

about spindles, tapers, etc
about cottered conversions
about why I've avoided older French bikes

Muchas gracias y muy bien.
08-02-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,423
Posted By Wildwood

I can only second all the above Kudos for this...

I can only second all the above Kudos for this bike's beauty - and the entire collection.


I must ask.
:foo:
Was this a case of
having the Mavic bits
and needing to find the right frame for...
08-02-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,002
Posted By Wildwood

I would like to downsize the bikes that almost...

I would like to downsize the bikes that almost never get ridden.
That would be the ones purchased for the wife and kids.

Not time to unload mine yet.
08-02-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 923
Posted By Wildwood

The better question is: How does it roll? ...

The better question is:
How does it roll?


Sure is pretty.
07-31-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Wildwood

Dog knows he can outrun these 2 wheels.

Dog knows he can outrun these 2 wheels.
07-30-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By Wildwood

Any number of ‘split rail’ saddles leave the soft...

Any number of ‘split rail’ saddles leave the soft tissue area open. Suspended leather saddles with a large cutout try to open that portion of the saddle.

My examples would be Selle SMP (split...
07-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Wildwood

Arrived today for 17 month old

Banana bike.

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With seat at lowest, wearing these...
07-30-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,924
Posted By Wildwood

Rules? if you are a Serious...

Rules?

if you are a
Serious Collector/Stickler - lots of rules
Casual Collector/ rider - some rules
Average Joe cyclist - no rules

'I saw a movie bike' rider = crazy rules

Hardcore...
07-29-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By Wildwood

I have full access a front suspension Rocky Mtn...

I have full access a front suspension Rocky Mtn bike.
After buying it about 2 decades ago.
Son upgraded to full suspension.
Rocky Mtn is not original. Ridden hard. :thumb:
Money well spent on...
07-28-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3c01867c_3515_49a4_83e4_222e74960cd4_631b92fa1106f953f4ce65e793b472cf540c80e9.jpeg
58+cm center BB to top of seat tube.
22.8+”....
07-28-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 746,652
Posted By Wildwood

Apologies. I'm C&V+++. I'm a roadie. What...

Apologies.
I'm C&V+++.
I'm a roadie.
What could I possibly know?
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc01082_ece46167bafce64a9336bc029d4e38caf51e628b.jpg

Shirt...
07-28-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to the 60’s. Just finishing up mine. ...

Welcome to the 60’s.
Just finishing up mine.

Ride On!
07-27-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 935
Posted By Wildwood

from your pics, i hafta ask: Does it go...

from your pics, i hafta ask:
Does it go anywhere but flat and straight?

I thought ovals were popular down there?


Most of the Katy in MO is unbelievably tedious.
07-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

:thumb: Chutzpah! (Why do I repeat...

:thumb: Chutzpah!


(Why do I repeat myself???)

Never heard of ‘em in mid-USA?
THen extra cred for originality & ‘tude

(did I say ‘rare’)
07-27-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

There was a fairly recent thread on Ambrosio...

There was a fairly recent thread on Ambrosio Montreal tubular rims - and the various editions.

Do you happen to know the year of the rim?
(ooopps, wrong thread)
07-27-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By Wildwood

I didn’t really check, but at 8’6” and 3 1/2”...

I didn’t really check, but at 8’6” and 3 1/2” diameter, it survived nicely. At least that rubber nick. It was a busy park.

Like slo-motion version of ....”if we don’t change direction soon, we...
07-27-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

Ya gotta ask the Girll! Remember, I don't have...

Ya gotta ask the Girll!
Remember, I don't have the sasquatch (cojones) to ride that bike! :roflmao2:
and insecure enough - to have NO desire for a pink bike.
(your exceptional pink bikes,...
07-27-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 504
Posted By Wildwood

Wish I had a video of my 4 yo son heading...

Wish I had a video of my 4 yo son heading straight for the tree (skinny and little) - slightly downhill - and instead of turning either direction, crashing into it. A slow speed marvel to watch, with...
07-27-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

When I turn 70, next one, I’m ordering a dozen -...

When I turn 70, next one, I’m ordering a dozen - so nearly every bike has the ‘tude. But lacking conjones, I prefer smaller subtle ones in script, as viewed in Portlandia. Twill be mounted discreetly...
07-27-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

check pics of BianchiGirl’s bikes. on this page.

check pics of BianchiGirl’s bikes.
on this page.
07-26-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3,422
Views: 298,161
Posted By Wildwood

thank you for offer, but I don't build wheels.

thank you for offer, but I don't build wheels.
07-26-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

Aaaahhhhhhhhh, you mean Bianchigirll 's...

Aaaahhhhhhhhh, you mean Bianchigirll 's interpretation of the YBS bike. They are rare, And her specimen is good.

Firstly, = Welcome to C&V, as presented by BikeForums.

Enjoy your time here.
...
07-26-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

And if Zeus ride a horse it should be large, lean & impenetrable.

......or so it seems in my mind.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/c1efd9de_7841_472a_8988_a85c59211de2_50a21bb1f5c51a030f8c18df2659ef07adf360c0.jpeg...
07-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

Sometimes ‘saddle time’ and few hills = is great!

Know my limits, stay hydrated, roll with saddle time.

Lot’s to see.
Life awakening = XXX Root Beer wit vintage cars.
...
07-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By Wildwood

And the new science says fat tires at low...

And the new science says fat tires at low pressure are faster.

oh, pshaw!

i really liked the Suntour shifting systems I've had. No experience with vintage Shimano. My Campa works fine too, even...
07-26-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By Wildwood

JackJohn - Welcome to C&V, as presented by...

JackJohn - Welcome to C&V, as presented by BikeForums. Not a Team effort always, but A Good Place.

My philosophy has always been, build it to ride it quickly - with what's at hand.
Upgrade as the...
07-26-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 943
Posted By Wildwood

pshaw We were all friction shifting in 1978. ...

pshaw
We were all friction shifting in 1978.
Properly set-up, my Campy systems shift (within the specified cog range) as smoothly as any Suntour or Shimano product.

The Japanese products are...
07-26-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By Wildwood

Bicycles were mostly for children. I never saw...

Bicycles were mostly for children. I never saw them ride a bike, or play catch, or such stuff.

I'm not like them, or like my siblings.

That's the point of individuality. You choose.
07-26-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,218
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Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x399/samuel_clemens_bicycle_060c9b0a7c86bbc5137aa2d610bb1ab5345200b3.jpg...
07-26-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15,827
Views: 1,631,489
Posted By Wildwood

Might as well keep Puget Sound area on a roll

Ride out to Ravensdale via Issa-Hobart Rd returning Cedar River Trail to Cedar Grove Rd, May Valley Rd back home. 35+ miles.

Trying for a fast ride, so just a single pic. ‘78 Mondia Super,...
07-26-20, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2,363
Views: 746,652
Posted By Wildwood

.....and clothing style, ie = regular street...

.....and clothing style, ie = regular street shorts, shirt w/ collar, regular shoes.

All you need Tim is some ink! and new glasses.
07-25-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By Wildwood

Very nice bike. :thumb: Make sure stem has...

Very nice bike. :thumb:

Make sure stem has enough insertion depth.
07-25-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25,401
Views: 2,502,479
Posted By Wildwood

Daughter (+ family) moving to new house about...

Daughter (+ family) moving to new house about 18-20 miles away based on the route.
Being a Sat, I scouted the route that has the most M-F commuter traffic, but also a pretty good shoulder.
More...
07-25-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Wildwood

I like that you reused components? Rustines...

I like that you reused components?
Rustines introduced a brake hood not long ago for Universal levers. I put them on a early 70s Bottecchia.

Is that a Huret Svelto rear der? If yes, how does it...
07-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By Wildwood

I agree. But, as noted by wv_mtnbkr , there are...

I agree. But, as noted by wv_mtnbkr , there are numerous race replays. And I am a retired guy who rises early and could use the motivation to get in more miles.

I don't mind paying for content,...
07-24-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By Wildwood

Does anyone know if FloBikes offers a 3 month...

Does anyone know if FloBikes offers a 3 month subscription instead of the annual $100+?


I'm not interested in cyclocross. And the Southern Hemisphere races are something I can skip watching...
07-23-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 715
Posted By Wildwood

:eek: :) :love:

:eek: :) :love:
07-23-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,218
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 451,758
Posted By Wildwood

Bought a new bike, my first 'balance bike'.. :50:...

Bought a new bike, my first 'balance bike'.. :50:
Not my size :lol: by more than a little bit.
but will soon bring lots of smiles :thumb:
(we hope).
...
07-21-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 312
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to the 'Special club' Nice.

Welcome to the 'Special club'

Nice.
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