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04-13-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 730
Posted By JohnDThompson

The logo reminds me of "Cycle-Pro," which IIRC...

The logo reminds me of "Cycle-Pro," which IIRC was a North American company that contracted out for the components and accessories they marketed. I believe the hubs were re-branded from Miche.
04-13-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 730
Posted By garryg

Just buy it!

Just buy it!
04-12-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 730
Posted By francophile

This ^^ The seller isn't being forthright...

This ^^

The seller isn't being forthright with you. That's not just "surface rust" and I say this because "surface" implies the corrosion is on top of the chrome. What you're showing in those...
04-09-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By clubman

Prince Philip could be cool

And I thought bike polo was a 2K hipster's game. Awesome. RIP.

Courtesy United Press.
...
03-01-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,807
Posted By alexihnen

I should have included the box - true retro...

I should have included the box - true retro tires!
“145psi = Optimal Ride!”
:50:

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02-19-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,938
Posted By Drillium Dude

You need to go back there and tell them the...

You need to go back there and tell them the correct display orientation is drive side out :)

DD
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By chaadster

Presuming you’ve done a physical inspection under...

Presuming you’ve done a physical inspection under the hoods and all looks good, I would suggest installing them and checking function before writing them off. Uninstalled, you can hyperarticulate...
01-20-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 61,145
Views: 9,149,184
Posted By Clang

Cannondale Black Lightning - $125 (Spokane, WA) ...

Cannondale Black Lightning - $125 (Spokane, WA)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/454405102606311/?ref=category_feed&referral_code=undefined
...
01-19-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By sloar

NOS Cinelli bar tape

Don’t you wish prices were the same today? A buddy had these way back on the shelf.




...
01-01-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 211
Posted By jjhabbs

More 80s shop pics!

Hey all,
This is the same shop I posted earlier. The riders are from a bike club we had in Streamwood IL call the Streamrollers. Zoom in and look at the bikes in the shop! Also. One pic is of me...
12-20-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By alcjphil

Even rarer than the OP's Bertrand road bike is my...

Even rarer than the OP's Bertrand road bike is my Bertrand touring bike
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3532_78e110b81f573e971c2fa2865aa967923b0be9f2.jpg
I know...
12-20-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,475
Posted By bertinjim

Kekec1965- I think, based on frame fittings...

Kekec1965-

I think, based on frame fittings and design, that you have one of the British Bertrands not a Canadian one. Check here: https://www.classiclightweights.co.uk/classic_builders/bertrand-c/
11-21-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By JohnDThompson

Can you get the fixed cup out? If so, you can...

Can you get the fixed cup out? If so, you can remove the spindle and balls and use the "Sheldon Brown Method" to get the adjustable cup out:
...
11-13-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,210
Posted By joluja

It shifts beautifully. Only complaint are the...

It shifts beautifully. Only complaint are the “sealed” pulleys start chirping if the aren’t oiled frequently
11-13-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,042
Views: 656,807
Posted By jamesdak

Yesterday's mail was good to me. After years of...

Yesterday's mail was good to me. After years of making do with a homemade bike stand I made from a pony clamp and black pipe I finally ordered a real one. The new Park Tool PCS-10-2 arrived...
11-06-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By JohnDThompson

Campagnolo, Ofmega, and many others used 15mm...

Campagnolo, Ofmega, and many others used 15mm bolts, and a thin wall socket or dedicated "peanut butter" wrench was needed. As dsbrantjr noted above, high-end sockets (e.g. Snap-On, Proto, USA...
11-06-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By Amt0571

I recently had the same issue with an old bike. ...

I recently had the same issue with an old bike.

You need as specific tool. I bought an XLC TO-S19 (look it up in Google) and it solved the issue.

Another option is to file a socket wrench, but...
10-31-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Ironskillet

Thanks dudes! Now I know! And knowing is half the...

Thanks dudes! Now I know! And knowing is half the battle. ...
10-31-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The expansive force a stem and wedge can place on...

The expansive force a stem and wedge can place on the steerer can and does bulge the threaded portion of an steerer over time. This can lead to cracks and broken steerers. Andy (who broke his first...
10-28-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By RobbieTunes

On the Modolos, no conversion needed. You just...

On the Modolos, no conversion needed. You just need to poke a hole in the hood of the non-aero.
On the Campy, there is a tab (that falls out, a lot) that sort of acts as a bridge to route the cable...
10-27-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 649
Posted By thinktubes

When you hear the "true call", you need to...

When you hear the "true call", you need to answer.
10-21-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By rccardr

If you can find a set of 9 speed DA bar end...

If you can find a set of 9 speed DA bar end shifters cheaper than DT shifters, the 9 speed indexing pod will slip right in to the 7400 shifter body.
Then all you need is a 9 speed chain.
Crank,...
10-19-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By jamesdak

I've got to be honest, When I was running the 10...

I've got to be honest, When I was running the 10 speed cassette with the Simplex DT shifters I thought it was my best shifting friction setup. Very precise and I never seemed to have an issue just...
10-19-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By P!N20

One issue is it will only take a very small shift...

One issue is it will only take a very small shift of the lever to go up or down gears, but from what I've heard you get used to it. The other issue is depending on your levers, they might need to be...
10-18-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Murray Missile

Just bought a real Cherry.....

Seriously, it's a "Cherry" manufactured by Nissan Cycles. It was $45 and had 2 brand new Kenda gumwall K35's on it, I couldn't pass it up at that price. Plus it's my size and is in pretty decent...
10-17-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,299
Posted By P!N20

Alex rides 11 speed with friction shifters, so 10...

Alex rides 11 speed with friction shifters, so 10 speed should be a walk in the park:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHaz8iPCJOY
10-10-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By onyerleft

What's the largest diameter top tube they will...

What's the largest diameter top tube they will fit on? I ask only because, like most Americans, top tubes have only gotten fatter throughout the years.
09-25-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By Steel Charlie

It needed a longer chain anyway. Just as well...

It needed a longer chain anyway. Just as well someone else has to deal with that - right?
09-25-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 920
Posted By xiaoman1

Yes, paying a little more for something will be...

Yes, paying a little more for something will be long forgotten if you really enjoy it....losing to save a dollar...well, we've all done that.
Don't beat yourself up...there will be others, you are...
09-23-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,350
Posted By ryansu

jonny7 If it make you feel any better I have a...

jonny7 If it make you feel any better I have a recent CL purchase that I got home and discovered more issues than I had bargained for and I too decided on the part out path and I am close to...
09-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 695
Posted By Tomm Willians

I have the coolest gf 😎

The gf saw me drooling over this vintage 1985 Wilier Trestina Ramata and decided to buy it for me. More pics to follow as we are headed home from buying it !...
09-16-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,396
Posted By thinktubes

https://imgc.artprintimages.com/img/print/man-hold...

https://imgc.artprintimages.com/img/print/man-holding-tiny-violin-close-up-of-hands_u-l-q10bvjk0.jpg
Replies: 21
Views: 1,749
Posted By xiaoman1

Why are you asking this question....BUY IT...

Why are you asking this question....BUY IT ALREADY. It needs a lot of work but at 100 euros it is a steal.
Best, Ben
09-04-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By skidmarx

This thread is a bit more than a year old but I...

This thread is a bit more than a year old but I recently purchased a 1997 Gardin. There's the colorful "Record" logo sticker on each rim but without any name, just "Made in Italy". The only "Record"...
08-14-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,135
Posted By MaxDB

Hi guys! After some time here's an update on...

Hi guys!

After some time here's an update on the bike.

It's actually completely finished as we speak. The Campa Record hubs are polished, new chain, new white bartape with nice gel pads...
06-15-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,992
Posted By oneclick

more pics of the drop bar bike

so far:
straightened right side rear stays - they were both about a half an inch out. The bike had been hit, but not too hard.
added derailleur hanger
sanded frame & forks to bare metal
filed lug...
06-15-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,291
Posted By T-Mar

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec!...

D'oh! I just noticed that you're from Quebec! Your bicycle is almost certainly a Velosport, a Canadian brand out of St, Georges-de-Beauce, Quebec by the company later known as Procycle. I've seen...
06-01-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By gaucho777

4cm too big you say? ...

4cm too big you say?

https://www.hss.edu/conditions_limb-lengthening-overview.asp
05-18-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 925
Posted By grizzly59

Nice driveway. Dawn + water + bristle brush. ...

Nice driveway. Dawn + water + bristle brush. Scrub a bit, cover with 1 inch cat litter. Forget about it for a few days. For that nice drive, maybe try flour vs cat litter. You may need to repeat...
03-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,624
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You know you’re a dedicated C+Ver ....

When you click on an ad for a Specialized Allez in your size and you’re profoundly disappointed to see this.

...
08-25-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By unworthy1

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located...

I can tell you the maker of these rims is located North of Milan, West of Monza...they seem to be a little-known brand but came on generally higher-than-mid-quality bikes, but not on very many! If...
01-23-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,350
Posted By snowbone59

A little more Jim Merz love. 500005 ...

A little more Jim Merz love.

500005

1986 Allez SE Merz Edition.
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