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11-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 794
Posted By freeranger

I'm just a little older, and when something like...

I'm just a little older, and when something like that happens, it's because things just aren't made as well as they used to be. That's my story and I'm sticking to it! (and it might even be true!)
09-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,506
Posted By SJX426

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa...

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa Pro.
it is the right size and color. Close to the right fit. Shifts like a dream, rides as well or better than any other. Stops incredibly well and...
09-02-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,436
Posted By Chuckk

What most bikers that have grown up in the CF era...

What most bikers that have grown up in the CF era see when we show off our beautiful lugged steel:
...
08-31-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By MiloFrance

Ultimate vintage Bianchi accessory?

Went over to a friends house to pick some wire up for a restoration. His hobby and sideline is restoring vintage radios, and without changing the internals, adds a bluetooth panel and modern...
08-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By SJX426

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the...

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the frame set, pick your favorite components or try something new.
I had no history with the 1988 De Rosa acquired end of last year. It is all 10 speed...
08-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,851
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the...

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the carbon fork, anything I did was going to add weight. No matter, I was here to get it setup the way that fits me. A Brooks B17 saddle, different seat...
08-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,841
Views: 175,275
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...
07-14-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,496
Posted By Noctilux.95

1-Dura Ace 2- Ultegra...

1-Dura Ace 2- Ultegra 3-105.....................................57- Sram axs, 58- Etap 59- Force
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,876
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
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06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,024
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,198
Posted By T-Mar

Gee, shouldn't Centurion be assigned the magenta...

Gee, shouldn't Centurion be assigned the magenta coloured bar in the graph? RT's going to be PO'd.:D
06-02-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By dsaul

As I said in the other thread, Loctite 609 is...

As I said in the other thread, Loctite 609 is made for this purpose and I have used it with success on one of my own bikes. ...
05-28-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,049
Posted By woodcraft

I would never do that, but that guy's fork is...

I would never do that, but that guy's fork is already messed up,

so it might not matter much.
04-07-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,198
Posted By jonwvara

I fought the law of averages, and the law of averages won

I have always been pretty conscientious about bringing a spare tube, pump, and a few tools when I go for a ride. But I have started to get lazy, and sometimes don't bother when I'm going on a short...
04-05-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

At this point, it was clear the BB had backed out...

At this point, it was clear the BB had backed out further, I was 10+ miles from my car and decided I better call it quits, tuck my tail between my legs and go home. BTW, a good mechanic never blames...
04-04-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 577
Posted By TenGrainBread

Sheldon Brown's fixed cup removal method

I thought this one would never come out. Lightrace fixed cup installed in the frame for 70 years. And it's French thread. Grabbing the flats in the vise didn't work. The flats would deform slightly...
03-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 848
Posted By SurferRosa

Did someone say, '80s bikes? ...

Did someone say, '80s bikes?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7886/32391631097_a98a1d7b53_c.jpg

Did someone say, '80s rock & roll?

https://youtu.be/jwDjU705V70
03-19-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,726
Posted By bark_eater

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03-12-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,959
Posted By Wildwood

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say. Open...

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say.
Open your eyes beyond Japanese bikes and there's a world of worthy bikes to possess, quite affordably.

And I don't live in a mansion and do have many...
03-12-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,959
Posted By ascherer

Amen, brother!

Amen, brother!
03-09-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,227
Posted By Jeff Wills

Mango is somewhat larger than that. ...

Mango is somewhat larger than that.

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03-07-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 222,227
Posted By obrentharris

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt...

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt gophers.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-q8snJDb/0/3f532de7/XL/_DSC1994-XL.jpg

Brent
01-28-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,454
Posted By Triplecrank92

LOL...I like it! Brings back a lot of memories...

LOL...I like it! Brings back a lot of memories from the music in college from the '80s. I've always picked up a "manufacturer-branded" jersey to match my bikes. And so, I had started to look for a...
01-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,616
Posted By tomtomtom123

Tubeless seems to me to be like going commando...

Tubeless seems to me to be like going commando without underwear. You'll dirty your pants and get uncomfortable chaffing.
01-08-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 12,065
Posted By clubman

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my...

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my basement.
01-07-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,227
Posted By since6

A very little girl…A very small beginning.

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Sorry, I know, no drive side picture....:rolleyes:

...
01-06-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,292
Posted By ascherer

71 Raleigh International, take three!

With some prodding by noglider I snagged this lovely 1971 International frame and fork (https://www.bikeforums.net/19126718-post1.html) about 3 years ago. First I raided the parts bin for my...
01-03-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,642
Posted By amedias

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1936 Holdsworth Cyclone track/path, will be...
01-02-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,642
Posted By SJX426

At least two of you will recognize this frame set...

At least two of you will recognize this frame set (fork is included). I have a bucket list like list of Italian manufacturers I would like to have in my stable. One was a De Rosa. The challenge for...
12-15-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By cudak888

Saved some modern 3-speeds

Not vintage, but definitely a lot of Sturmey-Archer 3-speed content! I was practically awash in adjusting S-RF3's to make this donation happen, and I'm pretty proud of it. Wanted to share the story...
10-30-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,563
Posted By RobbieTunes

I was carrying a freshly painted '85 chrome...

I was carrying a freshly painted '85 chrome lugged Cinelli, done with Enzo paint, hand-polished Super Record, new decals, cleared, the whole shebang.

It was almost 7 o'clock on a Friday evening,...
05-07-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,996
Posted By styggno1

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the...

This one just fits me. I felt it immediately the first ride. I felt strong and comfortable. What more can one ask for!


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