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07-30-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,219
Posted By big chainring

Couple coats of white Rustoleum....good as new.

Couple coats of white Rustoleum....good as new.
07-27-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,436
Posted By big chainring

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Cyclocross legend Laurence Malone on an Alan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,490
Posted By big chainring

I didnt know this was a Lions Club thing. Heres...

I didnt know this was a Lions Club thing. Heres one n Northbrook, Illinois....
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By big chainring

Nice bike. I had one similar vintage. It came...

Nice bike. I had one similar vintage. It came with the Sugino crank. French pedal threads too. And sew-ups were standard. The Interclub was meant as an introductory racing bike. And Gitane orange is...
07-19-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,003
Posted By big chainring

I rode near the lakefront in north Chicago burbs...

I rode near the lakefront in north Chicago burbs at noontime. 90 degrees, 70% humidity. Got to this point in Highland Park where there is almost always a cool breeze. Tried to convince myself I felt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,304
Posted By big chainring

When gearing is brought up and how going faster...

When gearing is brought up and how going faster requires a higher gear, I always think of the legendary Ray Booty. Back in the 1950's he posted a 3hr58min 100 mile TT. His gear?...84" fixed, equal...
07-16-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,962
Posted By big chainring

Ride the way its comfortable for you. I used to...

Ride the way its comfortable for you. I used to ride at high rpm, but now prefer lower cadence. I like the feel of riding a big gear, even up hill. Get out of the saddle and stomp up a hill in the...
07-14-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 883
Posted By big chainring

Yep. Thats a great look. Long sleeve wool jersey,...

Yep. Thats a great look. Long sleeve wool jersey, no freakin helmets, toe clips, black leather shoes. I try awfully hard to keep that look going. Finding the old stuff in larger sizes is tuff, but...
07-12-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,352
Posted By big chainring

I dont ride any organized events because the...

I dont ride any organized events because the price is too darn high. Whats an average cost to participate these days? $70...$80.
06-30-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,852
Posted By big chainring

Ask your wife, girlfriend, mother

Its gotten to a fresh new absurdity level....cycling fashion. Neon gone wild. Bug glasses. Skullcap bubble visor TT helmets. Then combine that with this facial hair fad. Its like a clown car collided...
06-28-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 473,407
Posted By big chainring

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'77 Raleigh Super Course. Along the ropes at Ed Rudolf Velodrome,...
06-27-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,927
Posted By big chainring

Exactly. I admit it. I text while biking. And...

Exactly. I admit it. I text while biking.
And ride no hands when eating, drinking, just taking a break.
06-17-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By big chainring

Ahh mid 70's inflation. Fall of 1974 I bought a...

Ahh mid 70's inflation. Fall of 1974 I bought a LeChampion. It was one of the least expensive full Campy(sans brakes) bikes available. Price on mine was $390 with custom junior gearing. Purchased a...
06-08-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,877
Posted By big chainring

Cool C&V movie

https://youtu.be/6puGAwjdhoM

I shared this video a few years ago. Stumbled upon it again. Some great insight and footage from the mid 70's. Oliver was a regular in the Chicago racing scene.

The...
05-20-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 473,407
Posted By big chainring

I just picked up this Raleigh Super Course a few...

I just picked up this Raleigh Super Course a few weeks ago. Really a fun ride....
05-05-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,389
Posted By big chainring

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12-16-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,356
Posted By big chainring

They were all hand built bikes. How much time can...

They were all hand built bikes. How much time can you give to the details if your pricepoint is to be competitive. Handbuilt in England, boxed, shipped to U.S., distributed to bike shops, assembled,...
07-09-10, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 674,283
Posted By big chainring

Showing my son how to do a no hands track stand,...

Showing my son how to do a no hands track stand, on a geared bike, in my working whites....
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