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10-14-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,633
Posted By crank_addict

One may have the super duper of classic...

One may have the super duper of classic lightweights but unless you're riding on tubulars, you won't get the soul of the frame and maker.
10-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By crank_addict

+1 I recently was discussing this at a shop....

+1
I recently was discussing this at a shop. The owner of the shop where I purchased a ---29er (700c) --- carbon hardtail ask how I liked it. Replied that one doesn't need anything else. Most...
10-06-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 731
Posted By crank_addict

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well...

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well deserved~

Cheers!
10-02-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By crank_addict

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but...

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but never fails to amaze and make a journey ready for any surprises. A HeadShock equipped hybrid just over 20 yrs and before the term gravel grinder /...
09-30-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By crank_addict

Great interview. Interesting Alex mentioning...

Great interview.

Interesting Alex mentioning that in 1987-88, yet on toe clips as sponsor Shimano was lagging decent clipless pedals. Guess I could watch the vid again but thought Belgium Merckx...
09-30-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,098
Posted By crank_addict

C&V..... Death fork and death stems 💀 ...

C&V.....
Death fork and death stems 💀
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09-29-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 558
Posted By crank_addict

Middle school?? Lol. And my guess your...

Middle school?? Lol.
And my guess your parent's were iffy on the influence of those shirts!

Side note. Back when I was deep into scrubbing rubber on two wheels with liter sized motors between...
09-28-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,522
Posted By crank_addict

What do you call a Gitane Interclub crossed with...

What do you call a Gitane Interclub crossed with a Service Course? Gypsy Intercourse💨
09-25-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 932
Posted By crank_addict

A woman owned 'start up' bike shop is offering...

A woman owned 'start up' bike shop is offering this fairly clean DB-IV with the forgotten Shimano 500. Smoke on white. I forget exactly but the price was most nominal. Fellow in the shop claimed its...
09-23-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,903
Posted By crank_addict

You all will be sick of seeing this one for...

You all will be sick of seeing this one for 'color of the month', so I'll mix it up by showing a different angle. hehe
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09-22-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,903
Posted By crank_addict

Outstanding!

Outstanding!
09-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By crank_addict

1958~ First World Championship - Women's

Great insight of Eileen Cropper...
09-20-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,505
Posted By crank_addict

Sigh... there may not be a Ward's in any future...

Sigh... there may not be a Ward's in any future acquisition but if there's anything like my 1966 Sears (Steyr of Austria), I'll ride it.

I love this bike, and not because it was free... all...
09-20-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,401
Posted By crank_addict

Well, there is this French disease and although...

Well, there is this French disease and although warned, I kind of like it....

Spare the gory details but the bar tape is correctly wrapped, starting from the center and sans finishing tape.
...
09-17-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,217
Posted By crank_addict

Sounds strange but my choice of bike made it most...

Sounds strange but my choice of bike made it most easy, just offering a comfortable pace and ride. My head was soaked in the beautiful scenery and terrific company. Being with others sharing the...
09-17-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,217
Posted By crank_addict

Tale from the tail end Coppi 100. As I...

Tale from the tail end Coppi 100.

As I approached Hollandale, there was this couple with a tandem laying on its side, and the captain on his back. Of course I stopped offering assistance but they...
09-16-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,217
Posted By crank_addict

Remarkable! (tiny font..... but did this happen...

Remarkable! (tiny font..... but did this happen on Friday the 13th?)


Ps. No doubt some of you heard about Harvey S. coming from Ohio and exploding axle, some homebrew bicycle trailer contraption...
09-16-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,217
Posted By crank_addict

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09-16-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 23,217
Posted By crank_addict

For preservation and future readers, here's the...

For preservation and future readers, here's the original thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1173940-centenario-coppi.html) about this terrific celebration.
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09-11-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,208
Posted By crank_addict

Just yesterday, I gave my much beater Schwinn...

Just yesterday, I gave my much beater Schwinn fixed gear some attention. A coat of Pledge wax, gave the chain some lube including squirts into the frame tubes. It doesn't even deserve that. Lol
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09-11-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,891
Posted By crank_addict

No funny bikes or others of mine to meet the...

No funny bikes or others of mine to meet the thread timeline / era but do have an early 70s Witcomb WO-1 and late 80s tri bike.

Anyways, a few pics I've saved from the interwebs....

Boardman...
09-08-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By crank_addict

Gary Hooker of endless energy and creating speed....

Gary Hooker of endless energy and creating speed. Himself an accomplished athlete. Mostly known for the successful Hooker Headers company, his bike interest was just as impressive. Some were very...
09-06-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 151,525
Posted By crank_addict

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F1 greats Mark Webber and Alain Prost climb...
09-03-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By crank_addict

Nice read. Most any old steel road bike that fit...

Nice read. Most any old steel road bike that fit 32 width 700c suffice.

I've wiped out on gravel and where having robust metal brake levers, derailleurs and friction shifting works to advantage.
09-02-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By crank_addict

As mascot of Clean Bottle ...

As mascot of Clean Bottle

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09-02-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 370,647
Posted By crank_addict

'84 760 with '84 Look Pp65 pedals (1st year)....

'84 760 with '84 Look Pp65 pedals (1st year). More French- bars, wheels and for grins, a vintage Pelissier tire saver on the rear.
...
09-01-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 39,063
Posted By crank_addict

For Sale~ F-ound O-n R-oad D-ead meatwagon....

For Sale~
F-ound O-n R-oad D-ead meatwagon. Diesel.

Potential SAG vehicle or RV conversion?.... hehe
...
08-29-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,428
Views: 659,477
Posted By crank_addict

Spotted this smoke painted Diamondback Centurion...

Spotted this smoke painted Diamondback Centurion at a small bike shop. Tange 2 with Shimano Exage 500. Except for new saddle and tires, all original. Sale tag at $125.
...
08-27-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,979
Posted By crank_addict

Far from anti French 'fit'. Full French build,...

Far from anti French 'fit'. Full French build, 1983 PSV-10 with maxed out seatpost, tucked stem. Def into the slight smaller frames for go-fast rides.

Interestingly enough, take a close look...
08-19-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,027
Posted By crank_addict

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Beppe's actual bike from 1982
08-19-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,979
Posted By crank_addict

I ride a few vintage lightweights that back in...

I ride a few vintage lightweights that back in the days would be considered undersized for me. Love them, especially the noodle frames.

What's considered proper classic racer style vs comfort vs...
08-19-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,921
Posted By crank_addict

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Its all about the build....
08-17-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By crank_addict

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08-10-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 12,944
Posted By crank_addict

Good timing for your friend. Auction coming up...

Good timing for your friend. Auction coming up soon. Daily driver for decades, classic and vintage. Originally made to haul a dog.
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08-09-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By crank_addict

Full choke.... ...

Full choke....

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08-09-19, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By crank_addict

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07-29-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,558
Posted By crank_addict

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1980 Santana with Suntour barends, GT Luxe rear derailleur and Compe V...
07-28-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By crank_addict

Couple of 1890's safety bikes rolled into the party today

A most pleasant day while attending a private party with some fine wheels, including a couple riding in on these safety bikes from the 1890's. A woman was riding the Singer, fixed gear with hard...
07-18-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,293
Posted By crank_addict

Made in Taiwan by Ace or under the brand...

Made in Taiwan by Ace or under the brand Aceoffix. Without cages, a 'pair' only weigh 140 gm. Titanium axles. Optional are quick release axles -L, R or both. Found on eBay and paid $38 shipped.
07-12-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By crank_addict

1976, Suntour equipped Aerospace Pro with 700c...

1976, Suntour equipped Aerospace Pro with 700c tubular / clincher Mixte rims.

Dialed in fun to mess with the Thurs. Night mid fast group. One fellow rider thought it was some old model from...
07-09-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,569
Posted By crank_addict

Another pic of the red. I'm all over the map on...

Another pic of the red. I'm all over the map on color coordinating including black drillium Stronglight rings, grey Vittoria rubber, shorty Bluemels. Lol...
07-09-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By crank_addict

Handsome machine! Build date end of 1984 but...

Handsome machine! Build date end of 1984 but interesting a model year of 1986. That burgundy color is classy whereas this earlier 1984 760 has a more wild plum with ugly Trek graphics.

Love riding...
07-08-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,569
Posted By crank_addict

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07-07-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 696
Posted By crank_addict

Coolest bike at the 2019 TdF - - - 🚲 viNtAgE content

Courtesy of
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06-26-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 151,525
Posted By crank_addict

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06-08-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,829
Posted By crank_addict

No lightweight / race bicycles. Would be...

No lightweight / race bicycles. Would be foolishly inhaling motorcycles and cars.

As of late my daily no mercy, 30-35 mile mixed road loop consist of rotating the fleet. What a blast. Having a...
06-07-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,295
Posted By crank_addict

Unofficially / officially groupset by the late...

Unofficially / officially groupset by the late Jon Williams ~ Drillium Revival Campagnolo Super Record.

And another nomination for reworked Campagnolo Super Record of Swiss company ICS (Ital Cicli...
06-06-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,429
Posted By crank_addict

Take advantage of the fork! It has the brazons...

Take advantage of the fork! It has the brazons for mid-mount rack and lowriders. I suggest the majority weight bias forward. You'll notice a difference on steel frames. (For touring on aluminum...
04-19-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 22,832
Posted By crank_addict

Read: Forbes - Americas Real Economy...

Read: Forbes - Americas Real Economy...
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