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02-23-21, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Those look like Delta cleat pedals to me.

Those look like Delta cleat pedals to me.
02-23-21, 04:27 PM
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Views: 8,986,768
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Feel the Need for Speed?

it will cost you. Thought about putting this in the wacky thread, but other than chains et, cool, if overpriced, bike.
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02-22-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16,762
Views: 1,779,681
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Down here that’s not a “clear road”, that’s “OMG...

Down here that’s not a “clear road”, that’s “OMG no way I can make it to work” road.
02-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x220/e9cb584e_63a2_496c_868c_1f080f8e5ecc_7f267dfcb90a98583ef9100b3155eed6627768d9.gif
02-22-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mine is a little later with canti brakes but...

Mine is a little later with canti brakes but tubing sticker like the one linked in post 3 above. Weird thing - mine has stickers on the BB just like yours except mine are "H" and "A".
Replies: 18
Views: 424
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is a very nice bike. Hard to say what to ask...

That is a very nice bike. Hard to say what to ask for it as that marque is uncommon and not as well recognized for its quality. I’m a big fan of 8 speed Campy. I would look for $800-$850 for complete...
02-22-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Maybe, but when you get down to that level...

Maybe, but when you get down to that level Bianchi anyway you shouldn't be paying a premium over any other mass produced brand.
02-21-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah a little surprising because it seems to me...

Yeah a little surprising because it seems to me there’s been some resurgence. You’ll see them on the newer “urban warrior” type bikes for flexibility with single speed, IG hubs or geared builds.
02-21-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,047
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Im just gonna get some of these ...

Im just gonna get some of these

https://hudsongracesf.com/collections/candlelight/products/hg-pacific-coast-votive
02-21-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16,762
Views: 1,779,681
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks to all who are braver and hardier than me...

Thanks to all who are braver and hardier than me for posting pics of your wintertime rides!

Vonruden The rear basket on your Diablo - Is that bike specific or hardware store find? I’m building up...
02-21-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 474
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I admire your spirit! ...

I admire your spirit!

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/seatpost-sizes.html
02-21-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 878
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got flux? I see t-shirt possibilities. Cool...

Got flux?

I see t-shirt possibilities. Cool website to browse through even if you don’t buy anything. I bought some stuff from Universal Cycles yesterday and was going to ping you to pick up for...
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Gorgeous bike! I was going to guess late 90’s...

Gorgeous bike! I was going to guess late 90’s with the Neuron tubing, but the threadless fork makes me wonder early 00’s. You might try emailing Tommasini and asking.
02-18-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,840
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My ‘83 Specialissima, like your second pic looks...

My ‘83 Specialissima, like your second pic looks like the pearled turquoise. My ‘89 SLX was slightly lighter more like the shade on the left. I replaced it with another ‘88 or ‘89 SLX that was...
02-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 60,274
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ahh, white pickup guy. Didn't realize I'd bought...

Ahh, white pickup guy. Didn't realize I'd bought from him before! I emailed self-storage guy recently about an RB-2 and he was responsive and helpful but I ended up not going to look in person. I...
02-18-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 686
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Interesting about the slow shipping. I’ve bought...

Interesting about the slow shipping. I’ve bought on a few occasions from German sellers and items sit in customs in US for days and days, whereas stuff from China and UK arrives almost as quickly as...
02-18-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

FYI, the $25 Foxeye Dynamo head and taillight...

FYI, the $25 Foxeye Dynamo head and taillight combo I linked earlier arrived from China yesterday. It came with mounting bracket and tailight wire with connectors. Plugged it in to the Shimano hub...
02-17-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,489
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No advice on the tubbies, but if mine, no...

No advice on the tubbies, but if mine, no question it would be a keeper. Very cool bike and I would think the history of the bike, association with Bob and EBC would carry more value with you than...
02-17-21, 07:13 PM
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Views: 8,986,768
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hah, I wondered if it was a flip of one I saw on...

Hah, I wondered if it was a flip of one I saw on Richmond CL about a month ago that I contemplated but decided against because I wanted horizontal dropouts.
02-16-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Im reading Tobias Wolfe, “This Boy’s Life” right...

Im reading Tobias Wolfe, “This Boy’s Life” right now and he spends some time in Chinook.
02-16-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,726
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If they required licenses to build wheels, that...

If they required licenses to build wheels, that one should be revoked. My guess, builder tried to use the same size spokes for the whole wheel.
02-14-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,047
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, I meant to send it around to you guys for...

Yeah, I meant to send it around to you guys for the spring trip but forgot.
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,047
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet. ...

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet.

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02-13-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,311
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The Randonneur geometry is becoming more popular,...

The Randonneur geometry is becoming more popular, it seems to me, in builders marketing “do everything” bikes. You see this it’s American brands like Soma and Surly. I just bought a New Albion (Soma...
02-12-21, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New Albion Privateer local pickup DFW Not a...

New Albion Privateer local pickup DFW

Not a vintage bike but steel and I think would appeal to many of us. 54 cm but looking at geometry probably rides like a 56. Includes a couple hundred dollars...
02-10-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The XO is taking preorders. A couple months ago I...

The XO is taking preorders. A couple months ago I bought their single speed frameset at a discount on eBay and a few days later they cancelled saying they didn’t actually have it in stock. Kind of...
02-10-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I saw that too and meant to post a thread. I’ve...

I saw that too and meant to post a thread. I’ve been real tempted to get the Devil frame, which is XO 1 inspired but in 700c. Price on the XO is $600 but maybe a deal considering the rarity and...
02-09-21, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That Casati looks awful familiar, maybe it was...

That Casati looks awful familiar, maybe it was part of Andy K’s big haul a few years ago?

Today was a fantabulous day with sun, blue skies, upper 50’s (OK pipe down Californians) and even more...
02-09-21, 08:58 AM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You’ll see a lot of American locales, especially...

You’ll see a lot of American locales, especially in Pacific NW and New England, carrying names from Native American languages. In fact, I’m pretty sure Seattle was a chief of a local tribe.
02-08-21, 02:33 PM
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Views: 1,779,681
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not much riding recently for a variety of...

Not much riding recently for a variety of reasons, but got out before the next storm two days ago. One of my standard routes, riding through a nice road with big estates, vineyards, etc and I hear a...
02-07-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,131
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Likewise I’m 6’2” and ride 56-57 cm frames. In...

Likewise I’m 6’2” and ride 56-57 cm frames. In your shoes, I’d try an online fit calculator until you get to the point you want to drop a lot more than 1k on a bike.
02-06-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,131
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It doesn’t sound like you’ll be asking too much...

It doesn’t sound like you’ll be asking too much of your bike, performance wise and for 25-40 km rides, I don’t think material will make that much difference either, provided you have the right fit. I...
02-06-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Cool, thanks. If you want to go all in on cheap...

Cool, thanks. If you want to go all in on cheap dynamo light system, I have one of these in the way from China; I’ll let you know how it works.
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02-06-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I will provide an opinion, noting it is pure...

I will provide an opinion, noting it is pure conjecture, as I’ve never ridden either of those bikes. I have an 82 Super and 86 De Rosa Professional and they ride much differently. I also have Colnago...
02-05-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,578
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Love this but couldn’t find anything else I...

Love this but couldn’t find anything else I wanted to make the shipping worthwhile

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/product/80111-ird-resist-sticker-3209?page=3&category=1018

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02-05-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,075
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My bikes are the epitome of timeless style and...

My bikes are the epitome of timeless style and elegance I'm sure.

BTW I saw the thread title and just knew this bike would be featured. I like it and the only eyebrow raiser for me is the triple...
02-04-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,879
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

By this point Andy you probably know what your...

By this point Andy you probably know what your decision will be, so here’s a cat with a sprinkle donut.

...
02-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 905
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s nicely done. How is the handling with a...

That’s nicely done. How is the handling with a loaded porteur rack? I’m in the process of build on a 610 for errand bike use. I almost bought a Triple Cross near me but needed horizontal dropouts for...
02-03-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Just missed me by a few days for my 27” to 700c...

Just missed me by a few days for my 27” to 700c conversion. Popular brakeset for this and should go quickly.
02-02-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That is hot! No way I could pull off that look....

That is hot! No way I could pull off that look. Looks like a bottom bracket adjustable cup pin spanner could be used on that. Is there a specific tool?
02-02-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I had that frame several years ago but it had a...

I had that frame several years ago but it had a Profile carbon fork. Good bike. Unless you live in a big city, using eBay local pick up only almost guarantees a non sale for most bikes unless the...
02-01-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,047
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Waiting to see if my Tommasini frame pops up...

Waiting to see if my Tommasini frame pops up here. Every once in a while I remember it’s still listed for sale.

Up until a year or so ago I was routinely doing eBay Campy searches for various...
01-27-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, but all that hassle melts away every time...

Yeah, but all that hassle melts away every time you see your bikes rising majestically towards the heavens.
01-26-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,250
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m fighting that battle now as well with a...

I’m fighting that battle now as well with a Miyata 610 frame. I shopped around a little for the XT MC 70 brakes but hard to find and pricey when found. I just tied with a set of Tektro 710’s (I guess...
01-26-21, 08:33 AM
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Views: 8,986,768
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ironman Alert

56 cm on my CL for a while with a recent price drop.

https://charlottesville.craigslist.org/bik/d/weyers-cave-1988-centurion-dave-scott/7264246893.html

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01-26-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No experience but if you want to stay C+V then...

No experience but if you want to stay C+V then you need the Vitansel rack. This is kind of a grail rack for me and I’ve had a couple of near misses at getting one over the years.
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01-26-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That Velomine set is a good deal. Handsome cycles...

That Velomine set is a good deal. Handsome cycles also sells built wheels at fair prices. Disc brakes and thru axle are so ubiquitous now, it’s hard to find a good price on a good ‘ol rim brake hub....
01-25-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 936
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’ve also used Groody Bros, very pleased. Got...

I’ve also used Groody Bros, very pleased. Got blasted, single color, decals with a clear top coat for about $300.

...
01-25-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Energizer Bunny, still going. ...

Energizer Bunny, still going.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1201885-box-o-crap-series-eight.html
01-25-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I just double checked the map and I...

I just double checked the map and I mis-remembered. Columbus Cafe on Green was the dive ; surrounded by 3 of my favorite places to eat in SF, Caffe Sport, Sotto Mare, and Golden Boy Pizza. Cafe...
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