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09-19-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Lemond1985

Tempting $180 Botteccia project frame: ...

Tempting $180 Botteccia project frame:

https://images.craigslist.org/00l0l_kADOG8mHlq8_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
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09-19-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 58,310
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Posted By Lemond1985

Couple of interesting $1000 Dura Ace bikes out of...

Couple of interesting $1000 Dura Ace bikes out of LA.Eddy Merckx Corsa 01 Vintage Roadbike
https://images.craigslist.org/00T0T_9udGUCZG7eF_0CI0pN_1200x900.jpg

I don't know what's going on with...
09-19-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19,639
Views: 3,215,845
Posted By Lemond1985

"The Pirate" seat, only $350! ...

"The Pirate" seat, only $350!

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bop/d/los-angeles-vintage-selle-italia-flite/7193820558.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00v0v_8s9P5uZ6V3W_1200x900.jpg
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09-17-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Bianchi Superleggera Columbus SLX Steel Frame &...

Bianchi Superleggera Columbus SLX Steel Frame & Fork Celeste Frameset $450
https://images.craigslist.org/00707_7sNK0HS6ibT_1200x900.jpg
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09-12-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Eddy Merckx - Motorola - frame and fork - $395...

Eddy Merckx - Motorola - frame and fork - $395 (Burbank) https://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_ckYymydMHG8_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
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09-07-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Rare vintage parkpre 90s frame 23 - $700...

Rare vintage parkpre 90s frame 23 - $700 (Greenhaven) Overpriced, but I can see some justification for paying that amount, if looking at that wild paint job inspired me to ride on days when I...
09-02-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Torelli Nemo frameset, 60cm - $250 (La...

Torelli Nemo frameset, 60cm - $250 (La Verne)https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/bop/d/pomona-torelli-nemo-frameset-60cm/7188557360.html
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09-02-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 58,310
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Posted By Lemond1985

Hetchins Curly stay 1952 - $2,500 (redondo beach)...

Hetchins Curly stay 1952 - $2,500 (redondo beach) https://images.craigslist.org/00P0P_aeUDOa0qkgD_1200x900.jpg

Fun to look at. Ad says tubular rims are period-correct.
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08-31-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Vitus Frame Only $125. Love the decals on this...

Vitus Frame Only $125. Love the decals on this one. I'm not a Vitus fan at all, but it sure is a pretty bike.
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08-29-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 467
Posted By Lemond1985

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/vallejo-bra...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/vallejo-brand-new-top-of-the-line-rei/7185327280.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00c0c_lh3c3ncHzQK_0AI0lu_1200x900.jpg

Overpriced as heck, but...
08-21-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19,639
Views: 3,215,845
Posted By Lemond1985

"NEVER TRUST A CRAIGSLIST SELLER'S ESTIMATED...

"NEVER TRUST A CRAIGSLIST SELLER'S ESTIMATED FRAME SIZE"


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08-19-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 44,899
Posted By Lemond1985

MOAR SHADOWS! These are Cyclic Fly12 still...

MOAR SHADOWS!

These are Cyclic Fly12 still frames @ 1080p, taken into Photoshop and turned into "Oil Paintings". ENJOY!

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08-18-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Some framesets found today on LA Craigslist: ...

Some framesets found today on LA Craigslist:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bop/d/los-angeles-bottecchia-tsx-frameset-57cm/7177045817.html

Bott TSX $400
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 364,404
Posted By Lemond1985

... unless you smoked a cigar too, at some point...

... unless you smoked a cigar too, at some point in the evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 364,404
Posted By Lemond1985

How did my bad taste get into your mouth?

How did my bad taste get into your mouth?
05-25-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

This thing has been languishing for months, maybe...

This thing has been languishing for months, maybe as long as a year @ $1000. Not the best pictures, I admit, but still a decent deal, no? You would think someone in one of the richest areas of the...
05-25-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,696
Posted By Lemond1985

Hope you can get that Cannondale on the road...

Hope you can get that Cannondale on the road soon, that's a really nice-looking frame. :thumb:
05-25-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,696
Posted By Lemond1985

The legs on that mouse are big ... like Texas....

The legs on that mouse are big ... like Texas. Are you sure that's not some kinda fancy-assed kangaroo rat?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,350
Posted By Lemond1985

[Very insightful post above mine, complaining...

[Very insightful post above mine, complaining about typical boorish BF culture on display in this thread, was deleted by the author]

Welcome to Bike Forums. The kind of stuff you mention above...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,098
Posted By Lemond1985

I saw only a one cyclist in the mountains...

I saw only a one cyclist in the mountains yesterday, in 60 miles, to whom I gladly waved, or rather yelled something to, since I was descending behind a line of cars riding the brakes pretty hard.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 364,404
Posted By Lemond1985

Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for ......

Ladies and gentlemen, brace yourselves for ... "indyfabz2"!
05-25-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Lots of people seem to have noticed the upturn,...

Lots of people seem to have noticed the upturn, and have decided to take their old Colnagoes out of the closet and put 'em on CL. I see a nice turnover lately, and some very nice deals, but you gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Lemond1985

Yep, pure 531 goodness, I think it's a 1976. Most...

Yep, pure 531 goodness, I think it's a 1976. Most versatile bike I own. I used it yesterday, because I originally planned on taking a dirt road on the way back (clearance for 32's and 35's!) but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 364,404
Posted By Lemond1985

Fortunately, espresso technology has advanced far...

Fortunately, espresso technology has advanced far beyond what was available back in Private Ryan's day, and considerably easier to figure out.

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05-25-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Lemond1985

Sacramento is anything but flat to the east....

Sacramento is anything but flat to the east. Hopefully your son can find a place a little east of town. I used to live here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folsom,_California

It's basically at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Lemond1985

Not sure of the mileage, I don't track it. Maybe...

Not sure of the mileage, I don't track it. Maybe 50-60 miles, up to 6800 feet. It was one of those epic seven hour rides that was mostly torture after hour 3 or so. Mostly what i remember were miles...
05-25-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

It was one of the Tour de France style head...

It was one of the Tour de France style head wounds that bled like crazy, but was not serious.
05-25-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

Check out the remains of the shirt I was wearing:...

Check out the remains of the shirt I was wearing:


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05-25-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

Great video. Careful around those bridges, I saw...

Great video. Careful around those bridges, I saw a guy go off one of those and break his neck. New England has ice and snow to deal with, in CA we have goatheads, fires, droughts, and earthquakes....
05-25-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

And when your front tire rolls off and you go...

And when your front tire rolls off and you go down, it's just like the shampoo. Head and Shoulders. :(
05-25-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

Slow leak from a thorn puncture in front tire....

Slow leak from a thorn puncture in front tire. Did not notice the leak until the tire slid off the rim (on a 12% off-camber turn). :(

Watch your tire pressures in the hills, boys and girls!
05-24-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,186
Posted By Lemond1985

I know the feeling. Three weeks ago, I had my...

I know the feeling. Three weeks ago, I had my front tire roll off during a 35 mph downhill. But I'm back on the bike now, and my ribs are about all that still hurt now. Don't forget though, cyclists...
Forum: Foo
05-24-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14,526
Views: 836,085
Posted By Lemond1985

Got along famously with Dr. Smith, off-camera....

Got along famously with Dr. Smith, off-camera. They even used to go to bath houses together.
Forum: Touring
05-23-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 202,892
Posted By Lemond1985

Picture assist: :D ...

Picture assist: :D


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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Lemond1985

I actually did that once, and aside from some...

I actually did that once, and aside from some fabric ink bleeding, it worked great. But then i gained weight and it no longer fit. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,989
Posted By Lemond1985

So true, I destroyed countless pairs of expensive...

So true, I destroyed countless pairs of expensive bib shorts, from the habit of taking them off when I still had my velcro shoes on.

It took me years to figure out why the lycra on the on front of...
05-23-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 23,330
Posted By Lemond1985

Those run pretty narrow ~26 mm. They're the...

Those run pretty narrow ~26 mm. They're the perfect 28's for bikes that can't actually run a true 28.
05-23-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJt0E4MiO6E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJt0E4MiO6E
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 399,627
Posted By Lemond1985

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1299/img_1130_copy_8ef41f33606036cb3462d0a6ece4a9e99e8ed705.jpg
Wishon Road looking south

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
Posted By Lemond1985

Hang onto it, there's a very high likelihood it...

Hang onto it, there's a very high likelihood it will fit you at some point.

I have accumulated dozens and dozens of jerseys of various sizes, from thrift stores, where they can be had for $5-10...
05-23-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By Lemond1985

Not familiar with this specific climb, but I like...

Not familiar with this specific climb, but I like to have a 1:1 gearing ratio (for me 34x34) for the really steep stuff. If that's not a low enough gear, than I'm just not trying hard enough. YMMV.
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05-23-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,924
Posted By Lemond1985

What about the Co2 that eventually escapes from...

What about the Co2 that eventually escapes from your inner tube, and winds up in the atmosphere??? Can't you see, you're killing the planet! :cry:

(J/K)
05-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,542
Posted By Lemond1985

Not a ride goes by that I donít see at least...

Not a ride goes by that I donít see at least several thousands of dollars worth of low level traffic violations, that any decent cop could easily cite. Iíve ridden past domestic disturbances...
05-23-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

And speaking of mail order bike brands, check out...

And speaking of mail order bike brands, check out this Performance Vitus look-alike, that was made in Japan, and the glue was only guaranteed for TWO YEARS! Yikes!
...
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,333
Views: 202,892
Posted By Lemond1985

Back to the Pervy Women of Davis CA, I bet that's...

Back to the Pervy Women of Davis CA, I bet that's the first thing they noticed. Were their ears clearly visible? :lol:

Glad to see you're making good progress, hopefully you can make up to Chico,...
05-22-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 58,310
Views: 8,516,369
Posted By Lemond1985

Raleigh Professional 58cm - $180 (Harbor...

Raleigh Professional 58cm - $180 (Harbor City)https://images.craigslist.org/00v0v_jkK3SqlYYpm_0zq0sc_1200x900.jpg
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Lemond1985

That's surprising, those RC 9's look like they'd...

That's surprising, those RC 9's look like they'd be super-narrow. I'm pretty sure Shimano has something much wider than those.
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05-22-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,559
Posted By Lemond1985

I was thinking about this today while climbing,...

I was thinking about this today while climbing, how everyone knows that "bad lifting" can hurt your back, where you use your back to lift instead of your legs. Climbing is much the same way, you can...
05-22-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 785
Posted By Lemond1985

I agree, but shoes that are too wide are just as...

I agree, but shoes that are too wide are just as bad as shoes that are too narrow. Your feet are flopping all over the place in there.

I like your idea of buying a larger size, that's what I wound...
05-22-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,180
Posted By Lemond1985

I would really like to know whether he's talking...

I would really like to know whether he's talking about regular SPD's or the SPD-SL's. But OP is MIA, and people are falling all over each other to try to help. Soon the arguments between the various...
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