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02-20-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By J.Higgins

Same here. Its a game that I thoroughly enjoy...

Same here. Its a game that I thoroughly enjoy playing. Akin to fishing; we remember equally the big ones landed as well as the ones tat spit out the hook an disappeared into the depths.
02-18-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14,749
Views: 1,438,730
Posted By droppedandlost

2 days in a row Finally got a proper 20m...

2 days in a row
Finally got a proper 20m shakedown ride on the Tommasini. Time to wrap the bars.
...
02-18-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14,749
Views: 1,438,730
Posted By Vonruden

Getting the Retrotec dirty ...

Getting the Retrotec dirty
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02-18-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14,749
Views: 1,438,730
Posted By cooperryder

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I rode 24 miles yesterday on my recently acquired 1985 Miyata 610.
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02-17-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14,749
Views: 1,438,730
Posted By nlerner

Really nice mid-Feb day in the Boston area: low...

Really nice mid-Feb day in the Boston area: low 40s but with a warm breeze and a bright sun. I got in a 50-mile ride with a buddy. I was on my Davidson.
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02-16-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14,749
Views: 1,438,730
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I set out today with plans to drive out to a...

I set out today with plans to drive out to a little community called Greenwood and ride 30 ish miles to the town of Batesville via Afton Mountain. On a whim though, as I set out I decided to ride up...
02-12-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,596
Posted By showlow

I have a 3 and 4 year old, work nights and...

I have a 3 and 4 year old, work nights and weekends and watch them during the day. When I'm not working, cleaning, cooking and doing laundry there might be some other obligation like visiting family...
02-07-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By Wildwood

Number tabs were not too unusual on racy type...

Number tabs were not too unusual on racy type bikes in Europe, bitd. But I can't ever remember seeing them on any production bikes from usa companies.
This is a Merckx shipped to usa from Belgium,...
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By DMC707

Exxon Graftek - size 52

Aquired this frame in perhaps the worst trade deal I have ever been suckered into , but was curious what this was possibly worth -- has some clear coat issues

LOL - ive already been offered $25...
Replies: 72
Views: 5,422
Posted By bocobiking

Sold this Gangl frame/fork for $300 ...

Sold this Gangl frame/fork for $300
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02-05-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By rccardr

I've had a 770 and they are nice bikes. But...

I've had a 770 and they are nice bikes.

But that 759 is rare and a stunner in what appears to be amazing original condition. Owner and I have corresponded; he's being very coy about the reserve...
02-05-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 484
Posted By Bianchigirll

I ride whichever one you want to give me.

I ride whichever one you want to give me.
02-05-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By jeirvine

Just wanted to say it's neat to see this stuff...

Just wanted to say it's neat to see this stuff new in box, some 40 years on. My only experience with NOS Campy was a pair of Record hubs and a NR headset that were in a box I got after asking "so do...
02-03-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By Zen10NiN

Ha

If youíre gonna ask ebay prices might as well put on eBay
02-03-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,728
Posted By rjhammett

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02-03-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By repechage

Nice hardware. The prices for the Vast Majority...

Nice hardware. The prices for the Vast Majority here are beyond consideration.
02-01-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,073
Posted By rccardr

Don't know anything about the lower end ($100-300...

Don't know anything about the lower end ($100-300 bikes) of the market, but this has been interesting reading.

Most of my interest lies in the mid to upper tier vintage stuff. When I downsized my...
01-31-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 435
Posted By Mr. 66

I may be the only one but I think the honey would...

I may be the only one but I think the honey would look really good with your setup. Black is also hot. One thing about Brooks, they have short rails, for me they don't work well with steep seat and...
01-30-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Kuromori

Dave is a great framebuilder, but clearly other...

Dave is a great framebuilder, but clearly other qualified master frame builders disagree with him, if only qualified master frame builders are qualified to disagree with him. It's not like Dave...
01-30-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Doug Fattic

If I wasn't a frame builder already, Rich is one...

If I wasn't a frame builder already, Rich is one of the few builders I would want to build me a frame. It is a short list. The names of the few others on that list are not mentioned in this subject...
01-30-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 16,243
Posted By DQRider

I've only just discovered this thread. What a...

I've only just discovered this thread. What a great idea! Thanks, DD!

Of course, it's winter here in MN, and I'm not doing a lot of riding because I injured my knee early in the season; slipped on...
01-30-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Kuromori

Yes, quill stems are awful on small bikes, I've...

Yes, quill stems are awful on small bikes, I've cut many a quill stem to length, but that's just the nature of the vintage beast. 5ft is short for 700c, doable, but short.

8cm of BB drop doesn't...
01-29-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 639
Posted By Kuromori

I pretty much think the opposite of this, and I...

I pretty much think the opposite of this, and I usually ride frames on the smaller side, so it bothers me when frames are designed this way.

Steep seat tubes are bad, in the modern school of bike...
01-28-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,728
Posted By CV-6

I don't really have any walls to put something on...

I don't really have any walls to put something on in my bike area. But the first photo shows what hangs in the family room (It actually is hanging now) and the second will be hanging in there...
01-28-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,106
Views: 190,114
Posted By rccardr

Note on above: Shimano 6209 aero levers use the...

Note on above: Shimano 6209 aero levers use the same body shape as 7401's and are much more common in white. Only real difference is that they have the Shimano logo on one side instead of DA.
01-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,728
Posted By embankmentlb

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LeMonster 1986!
01-15-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,522
Posted By Celloplus

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01-15-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,508
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You’d get more by parting it out.

You’d get more by parting it out.
01-14-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By crank_addict

That break is nothing, and I'd be more concerned...

That break is nothing, and I'd be more concerned of the barf tape. 💀
01-13-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By GrainBrain

I remember seeing a forum member treat an...

I remember seeing a forum member treat an identical crack by simply drilling a small hole at the end of the crack to stop it.
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By Russ Roth

Don't know what its worth but I missed one back...

Don't know what its worth but I missed one back in college that only went for a few hundred, around 1999. I'd happily plunk down a couple grand for the chance to own one though I think I like the...
01-02-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 908
Posted By KJS13

FS: 1984 DeRosa Professional 57cm c to t MINT Original

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12-18-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By mgopack42

It arrived! I showed it to everyone at my work,...

It arrived! I showed it to everyone at my work, without un-boxing it, since I have a 100 mile drive home. was well packed and arrived in 7 days from the consummation of the deal! Paint is,as Alex...
12-18-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,644
Posted By DiabloScott

Vittoria Pave's 27mm - but they're not making...

Vittoria Pave's 27mm - but they're not making them anymore, they're GREEN, and they're getting hard to find. Best tubulars I've ever had and I got a bunch in my tire drawer. I think they made a...
12-11-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By mgopack42

PM sent... can't wait to see it in person!

PM sent... can't wait to see it in person!
12-02-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By UKFan4Sure

Free bump..

Free bump..
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By himespau

Very pretty.

Very pretty.
11-23-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,549
Posted By orcas island

Just got back in from a shakedown ride on the...

Just got back in from a shakedown ride on the Super Corsa, and Iím a happy camper. The Gitane fits me like a glove, and itís clear that I never would have been able to dial in a similar comfortable...
11-06-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,510
Posted By Duke7777

78 TS Isaac ...

78 TS Isaac

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10-24-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,269
Posted By TiHabanero

"Nothing against Bob Jackson, it's a production...

"Nothing against Bob Jackson, it's a production frame"

The Concours is also a production frame unless specifically ordered as a custom.
Forum: For Sale
10-21-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,986
Posted By ciclimeacci

Whomever gets this frame wont be disappointed!...

Whomever gets this frame wont be disappointed! Had one the exact color but too large for me (59cm) and it was still the nicest frame Ive ever ridden. Good luck, if it were a 56 I would be all over it.
03-04-13, 09:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,153
Posted By Alex Moll

UDATED with custom milling!!! 1978 Davidson time capsule with 1st gen. Dura Ace EX

The second owner recently rolled this into Elliott Bay Bicycles. Neither he nor the original owner put many miles on this bike. The condition is amazing. Very hard to believe this bike has such low...
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