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01-18-20, 08:31 AM
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Posted By ScottRyder

Perhaps less exotic then some of the others here,...

Perhaps less exotic then some of the others here, this 1987 Team Fuji TT bike is a time capsule. With it's crazy paint job, it was a dream to photograph. From our book "Japanese Steel: Classic...
01-18-20, 08:20 AM
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Posted By ScottRyder

Thank you very much for that compliment! The TT...

Thank you very much for that compliment! The TT bikes certainly created a lot of buzz when they came into the studio. My lighting director, John, who is not a bike person, referred to them as the...
01-15-20, 04:33 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5564/13911662842_2f...

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01-15-20, 07:19 AM
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Posted By SJX426

That is a feast! Not really "wrenching" but...

That is a feast!

Not really "wrenching" but I just picked up a pair of wheels on CL for an incredible price, < $150. They are Campagnolo Record hubs of recent vintage with good Campagnolo 10V...
01-13-20, 07:23 PM
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Posted By P!N20

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-p3b0Ph17vq4/Txk2m8AwzAI/...

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01-13-20, 07:22 PM
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Posted By P!N20

Can't find much about the bike, but the human on...

Can't find much about the bike, but the human on top of it is Alf 'The King' Engers - British time trial champion.
01-13-20, 05:05 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

Sure. How's your Polish? ...

Sure. How's your Polish?

https://www.facebook.com/RychtarskiBicycleWorkshop/
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01-13-20, 09:27 AM
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Posted By ScottRyder

First of all, great thread!! ...

First of all, great thread!!


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01-13-20, 09:15 AM
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Posted By ScottRyder

Awesome, that top photo is from my book "Japanese...

Awesome, that top photo is from my book "Japanese Steel: Classic Bicycle Design from Japan". I'll post some more photos of it.

Cheers,

Scott
01-13-20, 12:21 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By m_sasso

Sorry, read the story on Nuci Bici - bicycle...

Sorry, read the story on Nuci Bici - bicycle design unhindered by UCI rules, Facebook Group. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10221263967378036&set=gm.585254945605104&type=3&theater&ifg=1
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01-12-20, 11:53 PM
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Posted By m_sasso

Don't remember if this ever was posted here, my...

Don't remember if this ever was posted here, my understanding is this was recently stolen from outside the Battaglins house sold on Ukrainian EBay to a Japanese collector and has not been returned to...
01-12-20, 08:26 PM
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Posted By TriBiker19

Welcome to the group! I'm just north of you in...

Welcome to the group! I'm just north of you in the Gardner area.

I'm jealous, if your bike had been a little smaller, I'd be asking you if you'd be willing to part with it for a multiple of the...
01-11-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By bulgie

Oops, I fear my lighthearted words may have...

Oops, I fear my lighthearted words may have implied a lack of respect for Ms. Kupfernagel, which I definitely did not intend. I know who is in the pictures and followed her exploits at the time. ...
01-10-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By martl

Pretty sure she moves faster than most here,...

Pretty sure she moves faster than most here, especcially on that white thing. "That chick" is Hanka Kupfernagel, 2007 TT world champion, 4x XC world champion.
01-10-20, 05:40 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By m_sasso

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01-09-20, 10:53 AM
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Posted By T-Mar

Yes, those are from the 1986 Bloor Cycle...

Yes, those are from the 1986 Bloor Cycle catalogue. The Cinelli Laser made four appearances in that catalogue. Two were in the clothing section, one in the bicycle section and a repeat of one photo...
01-09-20, 10:31 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Another Facebook group with similar taste ...

Another Facebook group with similar taste
https://www.facebook.com/groups/569310833866182/
01-08-20, 05:19 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By bulgie

Long thread, maybe this has been posted already? ...

Long thread, maybe this has been posted already?
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01-04-20, 07:18 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By clubman

That's Canadian Cheddar...Bloor Cycle skinsuit...

That's Canadian Cheddar...Bloor Cycle skinsuit with Maple leaf gfx.

Edit. Winter Cheddar after TT bikes are put away. Love the tufted jacket!...
01-02-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By RobbieTunes

Hot Tubes is frame builder Toby Stanton, in...

Hot Tubes is frame builder Toby Stanton, in Massachusetts. Also one heck of a painter. He fabricated the bars using parts from various TT/Tri setups. That is a quill stem, by the way. It took a...
01-02-20, 09:54 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thank you for the kind words. Here you go, all I...

Thank you for the kind words. Here you go, all I have for now, in steel, anyway. I did built a pair of carbons (1996 and 1998) over time, but never really TT'd them, just triathlons....
01-01-20, 04:43 PM
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Posted By seypat

Goals? We're supposed to have cycling goals? That...

Goals? We're supposed to have cycling goals? That might take the fun out of it for me. :D
12-31-19, 09:02 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By RobbieTunes

Same ring I'm using on mine.

Same ring I'm using on mine.
12-31-19, 07:58 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

My plans are to hopefully retire this spring and...

My plans are to hopefully retire this spring and ride all I can with my daughter & granddaughter. They are busy and our schedules clash but if mine is more relaxed I can better make it fit theirs. My...
12-31-19, 04:42 PM
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Posted By norcalmike

I love them. I found the yellow one a couple...

I love them. I found the yellow one a couple years ago on the bay. I remember it being pretty cheap too.
My 86 peloton still has the stock white one.
I have 2 others on the shelf. One I bought...
12-31-19, 12:02 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

VintageTTfan i think you will love this Facebook...

VintageTTfan i think you will love this Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/1798978930380412/?ref=share
12-30-19, 09:03 AM
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Posted By T-Mar

Here's an interesting and obscure piece of TT...

Here's an interesting and obscure piece of TT lore. At the 1987 UCI World Championships, the Italians won the 100km Team Trial by erasing a 44 second deficit over the last 25km, to beat the Russians...
12-29-19, 11:26 AM
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Posted By T-Mar

Losa is probably Giovanni Losa,a very highly...

Losa is probably Giovanni Losa,a very highly respected Milan area builder who built for a number of brands including Cinelli and Magni.
12-29-19, 04:19 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

Campy Strada Super Record no flute arm. Which is...

Campy Strada Super Record no flute arm. Which is interesting: did the no flute Strada Super Record cranks come in a pista version?

Not 100% on the headset, but I think itís a Campy Record HS-01RE....
12-26-19, 02:46 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By T-Mar

While the subject photo may be frame 1981, the...

While the subject photo may be frame 1981, the Gitane Profil was introduced in 1979, being used by Hinault to win that year's Grand Prix des Nations. It even had modified Campagnolo levers with aero...
12-26-19, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Classtime

Pretty cool. Makes me miss my MV. ...

Pretty cool. Makes me miss my MV.

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12-26-19, 11:12 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By crank_addict

Sortly surprised no one has mentioned the '1981'...

Sortly surprised no one has mentioned the '1981' Gitane used by the Badger Heeno! Arguably the first true dedicated single purpose TT bike from the French maker.

(BTW: Contrary to Eroica event...
12-25-19, 04:21 PM
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Posted By jjhabbs

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Yes yes! Finally got one. Merry Christmas

JJ
12-24-19, 06:26 PM
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Posted By TXsailor

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Christmas for the real Iron Maiden

She likes it!
Some of you may remember...
12-17-19, 12:03 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5480/10539919533_070...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5480/10539919533_070eb7f082_b.jpg

Love the brifters on the aero bars.
12-16-19, 05:12 PM
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Views: 736,579
Posted By norcalmike

His and hers MVs Thanks to the forums for...

His and hers MVs
Thanks to the forums for leading me to both of these.
They both need a refresh but they are both super clean and mostly original.
I just pulled hers out of the shipping box and...
12-16-19, 01:59 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Johno59

Triathlon Vs TT bikes

One of the primary aims of a triathlon bike is when you dismount and start the final run leg, your leg muscles are much less likely to cramp. If you have been rotated around the BB - as these Tri...
12-14-19, 05:51 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Reynolds

That Bianchi reminds me of a Zipp 2001.

That Bianchi reminds me of a Zipp 2001.
12-14-19, 06:23 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Johno59

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"True custom carbon fibre monocoque frames are the realm of record attempts. In that, carbon fibre excels."
The Lotus people came to where I work coz we manufactured the blades that went on the...
12-13-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By T-Mar

Yes, the tooling cost sfor carbon monocque are...

Yes, the tooling cost sfor carbon monocque are very expensive. However, when amortized over the course of a production run, the vastly diminished amount passed on to each individual consumer is...
12-11-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By Johno59

Delamination

Johno59 since you worked in the industry that designed a bike like this ...can you chime in on the question of where to buy such a bike? Thanks.

These CF bikes were normally used by folks who were...
12-10-19, 11:50 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

Oh, right. Koichi Yamaguchi.

Oh, right. Koichi Yamaguchi.
12-10-19, 10:57 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

1982 Shimano AX equipped 3Rensho time trial bike.

1982 Shimano AX equipped 3Rensho time trial bike.
12-10-19, 09:20 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Rajflyboy

i would be interested in any historic time trial...

i would be interested in any historic time trial bicycle. Iím not rich though. :)
12-10-19, 06:43 PM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By Rajflyboy

How would you find a bike like this to buy ?

How would you find a bike like this to buy ?
12-10-19, 10:18 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By T-Mar

Carbon fibre provides designers with more...

Carbon fibre provides designers with more flexibility than any metal. The ability to control the size, shape, thickness and fibre orientation offers unparalleled control over frame characteristics....
12-10-19, 09:57 AM
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Views: 48,805
Posted By T-Mar

Well, it helps that it's titanium (including bars...

Well, it helps that it's titanium (including bars and post) and only weighs 5kg. The tubes are rolled and welded from flat sheet, so he has more control over the gauge.
12-09-19, 11:12 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 12,372
Posted By Slightspeed

Here's a couple of "flower power" shots. ...

Here's a couple of "flower power" shots.
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12-09-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 12,372
Posted By Mark Isaak

Texas Bluebonnets & a Colnago

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12-09-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 48,805
Posted By P!N20

https://www.rennrad-news.de/forum/attachments/amel...

https://www.rennrad-news.de/forum/attachments/amelio-trecia-1-jpg.356433/

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