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10-08-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,541
Posted By The Golden Boy

Chain wrap. Glamorous: ...

Chain wrap.

Glamorous:

https://live.staticflickr.com/4850/32038671208_6be435a207_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QP9yJU)620 Build Derailleurs (https://flic.kr/p/QP9yJU) by Dave The Golden Boy...
10-08-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By randyjawa

Rabeneick Modell Campagnolo - Finished!

I cannot believe that it took me two years, and then some, to complete this 1958 German bicycle, a Rabeneick 120d, commonly referred to as the Rabeneick "Modell Campagnolo". But, at last the bike is...
09-09-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By mack_turtle

someone posted a 1995 Gary Fisher Tassajara that...

someone posted a 1995 Gary Fisher Tassajara that had been converted with a drop bar and shifters yesterday for fifty bucks. the seller thought it was an old piece of junk that no one would want. they...
06-29-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,075
Posted By velomateo

So as I can continue to hope that Eroica...

So as I can continue to hope that Eroica California actually happens this September. I was checking the myeroica page this morning, and it does not indicate that I am registered for the event. I...
06-25-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By non-fixie

I am too lazy and too cheap for this level of...

I am too lazy and too cheap for this level of excellence, but I dig what you're doing. Subscribing! :)
06-23-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,342
Posted By Andy_K

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/x300/84758...

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06-20-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 910
Posted By Andy_K

1974 Masi Gran Criterium

I "finished" this one last week, but haven't gotten around to posting pictures. I bought it back in April. Some of you may remember seeing it in Bob Freeman's "Bikes in a Barn" listing on Classic...
06-20-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,359
Posted By rccardr

Just Gonna Drop This Out Here...Richard Sachs Content

After many years of looking, finally found an early production Richard Sachs frame in my size. Long story about obtaining it, but finalized in a middle of the night meeting in a hotel lobby. ...
06-16-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By John E

Great bike, nice half-step-plus-granny...

Great bike, nice half-step-plus-granny transmission, but why do you need any cable guides brazed on? I like the look of the triple top tube clips I put on my 1959 Capo.
06-14-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By USAZorro

1973 RRA Shakedown Jaunt

Only 9 miles on one of our local greenways, but it was a great morning for it - despite some lingering rough conditions following local flooding a few weeks ago.

I acquired the RRA from a fellow...
06-04-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,269
Posted By rjhammett

Keep it original. Nothing beats the look of a...

Keep it original. Nothing beats the look of a classic Holdsworth.

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06-04-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,773
Posted By xiaoman1

Still soaking the decals with GG and decided to...

Still soaking the decals with GG and decided to move on to the seatpost.
I wanted to do a "light" polish and paint and then try a seat on the frame to check for color....red, black?...
06-02-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,075
Posted By Andy_K

I've only had it out once so far, but I was...

I've only had it out once so far, but I was really happy with it. The front brake (with original SunTour pads!) was squealing like Ned Beatty on a canoe trip, but that's fixable. The rear shifting...
05-31-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,460
Posted By Drillium Dude

Frankie say: ...

Frankie say:

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05-22-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 794,883
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie wanted to go for a ride, I needed...

Mrs non-fixie wanted to go for a ride, I needed to shake down a new build, so the discussion was short. :)

There was a fair bit of wind blowing from the west, so west we went. A nice route...
05-18-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 742
Posted By The Thin Man

The Long Wait, as told by Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster

Rock Lobster isn't one that shows up here much due to the vintage steel models being mostly mountain rigs. Although, I believe a handful of road frames do exist. Regardless, Paul Sadoff, the...
05-18-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14,055
Views: 3,034,132
Posted By xiaoman1

Craig , The bike, my daughter and I arrived...

Craig ,
The bike, my daughter and I arrived safely last night and all is well here. I wanted to thank you for your generosity regarding the frame and all the other goodies that you gave me...

I...
05-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,460
Posted By Nemosengineer

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05-16-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,647
Views: 322,966
Posted By Drillium Dude

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying...

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying indoors. Decided to pull out some old stuff, clean it up, polish and re-purpose. I've had these milled calipers in 80% condition (once graced my...
05-14-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 87,906
Posted By Oldpeddaller

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Finally finished during Coronavirus lockdown! My 1970's Holdsworth Strada (later...
05-13-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,960
Posted By madpogue

They really have to relax the rules on OfferUp...

They really have to relax the rules on OfferUp that require awful photos, janky sounding member names and jankier looking member avatars.
05-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By mgopack42

this is from last spring... had to turn back...

this is from last spring... had to turn back because of a waterfall that was out of control. Not likely to be that way this year, as the snow pack is a lot smaller than last year. the bridge has a...
05-03-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,174
Posted By 52telecaster

First paycheck from the bike shop...

First paycheck from the bike shop...and the money is cool. For those of you unfamiliar with low to medium end bikes in a modern bike shop, let me just say, I love riding my bike home.

I have to...
04-25-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,361
Posted By The Golden Boy

I didn't know this existed until I found this a...

I didn't know this existed until I found this a few months ago. Every year we do a show called "Spoof Fest;" the concept is you take a band, take their "schtick" and sorta try to make it sorta funny....
04-23-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By ddeand

A little "remodelling" surprise

I've been rebuilding a 1974 Raleigh International and things have been going pretty well. I decided to rattle-can it and seal it with 2-part clear coat. Things were going pretty well until I removed...
04-15-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By wawine

Paratella IBAC team bike 1963-64

This is one maker not often seen outside of Italy, and this is the only team IBAC road bike I have ever seen.

Based on the serial number, frame details, color and the story which came with it, my...
04-15-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,597
Posted By Kilroy1988

One time I was drunk and rode my fixie to class,...

One time I was drunk and rode my fixie to class, then walked back to my apartment (this was in San Francisco). The door happened to be ajar and I entered seeing that my bicycle was missing. I blamed...
04-13-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,299
Posted By obrentharris

Backpedaling - Restoring a 1960? Olmo to its Former Glory

I blame it all on the Cino. I've been dreaming about riding the Cino (https://www.cinorider.com/) for a couple years now. It's a long road trip for me, about 1,000 miles each way, so I wanted to...
04-11-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,683
Posted By jackbombay

I'm not sure if this counts, I've been collecting...

I'm not sure if this counts, I've been collecting parts for many months, but I did finish this bike today, Its not a lightweight, but it eats gravel beautifully, and the tires roll surprisingly...
04-05-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My Soloica 2020

I was gonna post pics to the Virtual Eroica thread but this turned into quite an adventure and I took a lot of photos. So here goes:

Bike: 1984 Basso Gap with Super Record 6 speed. Magic MA40 rims...
04-01-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By arex

wtaf ...

wtaf https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/el-segundo-bicycle/7098885124.html

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04-01-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,702
Posted By dddd

My Richard Moon, original paint by Brian Bayliss...

My Richard Moon, original paint by Brian Bayliss and one of about 20 or so bikes ever built by Richard moon.
Received in a one-for-one trade for my mint Concorde (with full C-Record including Deltas...
03-12-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,530
Posted By daviddavieboy

Event postponed, :( With any luck they will let...

Event postponed, :( With any luck they will let me use this years fee towards next year and not just forfeit the $$.
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