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01-21-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Wildwood

What is a Bobish Bike ??? for...

What is a Bobish Bike ???

for non-Yahoo/Google members who might wonder what they might be missing
01-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Wildwood

i've used Rustines a couple of times and like...

i've used Rustines a couple of times and like 'em.

The hoods on a mid-80's DeRosa with C-Record are not gum and may need replacing, thus the request for a review of newer plastic, original moulds....
01-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,229
Posted By Wildwood

Mountain bikes allowed, OK. Original owner, but...

Mountain bikes allowed, OK.
Original owner, but my son trained/raced it more miles than i rode.
G Fisher SuperCaliber 1991 edition, maybe '90, i forget.
X-country racer. Suntour 7, indexed rear...
01-21-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Wildwood

Someone order a set and review, please. How...

Someone order a set and review, please.

How about a UK or EU reader, given faster delivery.
01-20-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Wildwood

i have many road bikes but only 2 categories: ...

i have many road bikes but only 2 categories: friction shifters and Campi 10speed. keeps things somewhat simpler.
01-20-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By Wildwood

awaiting a pic or 2.

awaiting a pic or 2.
01-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By Wildwood

Quattro Assi is nice. They had several models...

Quattro Assi is nice.
They had several models for triathletes.

Too stiff for me, but so was an early Cannondale. Rocketships both.
01-20-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By Wildwood

Mallorca. Period. If you care about weather ...

Mallorca.
Period.
If you care about weather
and road cycling.
01-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By Wildwood

Hey BF, You are already the #1...

Hey BF,
You are already the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) most widely hit reference in C&V searches,
give us the granularity and clarity that the 'tween'...
01-20-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By Wildwood

More than an awesome thread = We need a Sticky...

More than an awesome thread = We need a Sticky Thread for 'Tween' bikes. Not C&V, not new tech.

Hey Moderators - Give us some S-A-T-I-S-F-A-C-T-I-O-N = a Sticky with a clear title for those...
01-20-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Wildwood

Shoulda mounted it on a 15pound CF Dohmynay. ...

Shoulda mounted it on a 15pound CF Dohmynay.
would make a faster trek.

Or if in the tropical climes - a front mounted fan.
01-20-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Wildwood

Not offered as a choice, but for functionally...

Not offered as a choice, but for functionally this SachsHuret Rival works well on my AD Olympian.

...
01-19-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 355
Posted By Wildwood

Of 15 drop bar roadies, only the 2 Selle...

Of 15 drop bar roadies, only the 2 Selle Anatomica are duplicate saddles.
Most of my rides are less than 50 miles. and I rotate thru nearly every bike.
01-19-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By Wildwood

A Pinarello from this era might be a Grail Bike,...

A Pinarello from this era might be a Grail Bike, ........just not this Pinarello. :roflmao2: Cadore model was entry level Italian roadie. But it is NOS with nary a scratch. :thumb:
...
01-19-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Wildwood

Who can argue with tech drawings from Mark B? ...

Who can argue with tech drawings from Mark B?

I have a few miles on a Svelto (residing on a Frejus), and itís OK for old and slow and looks nice. My Sachs&Huret experiences have been better, but...
01-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 555
Posted By Wildwood

Hey Andy A! Good to see ya posting C&V. ( or I...

Hey Andy A!
Good to see ya posting C&V. ( or I missed Ďem )

everything everyone one said AND the classy 1/2 hoods that jazz the jazz.
01-19-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,112
Posted By Wildwood

<The maintenance is too hard > same as <tubular...

<The maintenance is too hard > same as <tubular tires are too much trouble> = it depends on your perspective and experiences.
I missed it in the 'grewing up phaze' so caught it 'on the rebounding...
01-19-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By Wildwood

Hurrahhhhh! +1 :thumb: I have also...

Hurrahhhhh!
+1
:thumb:

I have also suggested in many threads over a couple of years a sub-Forum for the 'tween' year bikes. I don't know the best name - i used '8-9-10speed Bikes'. i also...
01-19-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Wildwood

Nice, thanks jamesdak . Do i read it...

Nice, thanks jamesdak .

Do i read it correctly that they are offering custom frames in CF?
I assume maybe the SuperCorsa, too.
Everything says to contact them.....

Can't question the...
01-18-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,112
Posted By Wildwood

I have a set of Weinmann Deltas w/ levers, later...

I have a set of Weinmann Deltas w/ levers, later than crank_addict's.

Have the bike to put them on , but haven't gotten around to it.

where are those pics?
Does anyone have a set of these on a...
01-18-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 906
Posted By Wildwood

Elite Ciussi ...

Elite Ciussi

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/300x300/elite_fee2c86df3bef66e5bfa13cf45db91de0b4c9437.jpg
01-18-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 906
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/bottecchia_bottle_bracket_d9d20739194e102d6105a7482764fec56a43219a.png
from about '72...
01-17-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 637
Posted By Wildwood

Very nice early carbon. +100. ...

Very nice early carbon. +100. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

I remember test riding some early CF - never a Centurion - and Ti frames.
Spesh had a carbon tubed Al lugged that was whippy in large sizes....
01-15-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 11,675
Posted By Wildwood

I like the lines, so I'm calling it Artsy. ...

I like the lines, so I'm calling it Artsy.
But....
it's a winner in the category of:
This Might Be a Good Turn-a-round point!!!
...
01-15-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,558
Posted By Wildwood

Here's a few I found pics of. Dupes on Palace...

Here's a few I found pics of.
Dupes on Palace and Gyes.
One worn out and dried.
...
01-13-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Wildwood

unless they're shooting laser beams, there's...

unless they're shooting laser beams, there's enough dispersion to make any differences insignificant at more the 5ft away. Brightness is what counts. i suggest the round one for flashing the...
01-12-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 638
Posted By Wildwood

What on this frame was customed off of what we...

What on this frame was customed off of what we would consider 'standard' geometry??
Hard to tell without a side on view, but TT looks longish for ST & HT.
01-12-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 235
Posted By Wildwood

Did he stay in SCal?? I was under the...

Did he stay in SCal??
I was under the impression he was north of San Francisco.
But, i'm regularly misthunkin.

edit: Talent, Oregon between Ashland & Medford presently.
...
01-11-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By Wildwood

These hoods are from Rustines and some were...

These hoods are from Rustines and some were available thru VeloOrange, but I donít see them on the VO site now. Might be worth a call thoí.

...
01-11-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,891
Posted By Wildwood

A nice marina in Anacortes or Bellingham could...

A nice marina in Anacortes or Bellingham could yield many used treasures. Large boat owners are known to take liberal advantage of the dumpster privileges their dock fees cover.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Wildwood

Did not see Catalonia before - many people...

Did not see Catalonia before - many people getting off work at 7.. Dinner at 9 - 10 is what I remember, but it's been a while. And I was muchly in Mallorca where afternoon siesta was widely observed...
01-11-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Wildwood

Dario Pegoretti was another.

Dario Pegoretti was another.
01-11-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By Wildwood

An interview with Ernesto Colnago

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/ernesto-colnago-a-lot-of-people-dont-understand-the-real-quality-of-a-bike/

I'll quote from a paragraph, given that 'what is under the paint and decal matters'...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,700
Posted By Wildwood

I always say, 'Consider the source'. If your...

I always say, 'Consider the source'.
If your co-workers are not cyclists or have never cycled with good lighting at night, then they are not a good source to evaluate your actions.

Remember, most...
01-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,934
Posted By Wildwood

Appreciate all the replies and pics. Some...

Appreciate all the replies and pics.

Some good stops for everyone's traveling sidetrips.
01-11-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

Together 35 years, she values honesty over...

Together 35 years, she values honesty over flattery, thank goodness.

And the fake bike threads are started so infrequently as to be inconsequential to my overall BF experience. But thIs thread is...
01-11-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By Wildwood

What size bike do you ride? I have 59/60cm...

What size bike do you ride?

I have 59/60cm bikes with Campy10, Double or triple depending on where you might be riding.

Or if DT friction shifting doesn't intimidate you, 58-62cm bikes, but...
01-11-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

I can be malleable - I have no problem with...

I can be malleable - I have no problem with people riding fake bikes on Halloween. But remember - it's scary and spooky out there.
01-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

Or viewed slightly differently If she were...

Or viewed slightly differently
If she were going out in public trying to look like or copy a 'celebrity', would it not be best to break the news she's not quite up to the impersonation? Exempting...
01-11-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

The value of an object can only be admired thru...

The value of an object can only be admired thru truthful presentation, not thru misrepresentation. Wildwood 1/11/2020
01-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

I never chop off their heads, But I take it you...

I never chop off their heads, But I take it you want me to point out the errors of their actions. Which I will.

The quality of the work is usually commendable. The deception well intentioned. But...
01-11-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 911
Posted By Wildwood

Albury, NSW - it's summer down under. Is the...

Albury, NSW - it's summer down under. Is the smoke that bad near you?
01-11-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By Wildwood

14cm stems were created on the 7th day, after doG...

14cm stems were created on the 7th day, after doG realized the top tube on his cloudmocycle had been measured incorrectly.

Actually, I've got a 1/2 dozen 58cm bikes (second picture) that are...
01-11-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By Wildwood

Red DeRosa's may be the fastest, but in this...

Red DeRosa's may be the fastest, but in this color they roll smoother.:thumb::thumb:
01-11-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,471
Posted By Wildwood

Why do I have to be nice to folks who build a...

Why do I have to be nice to folks who build a fake bike??
I agree 100% there should no hazing or profanity.
But fake bikes (tribute bikes, honorary bikes, in memoriam bikes, movie bikes, etc) are...
Forum: Introductions
01-10-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Wildwood

Hearsay is that Wales has some good climbs. i...

Hearsay is that Wales has some good climbs. i don't know the regional geography.
Forum: Introductions
01-10-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 83
Posted By Wildwood

Between you guys we got hills, we got rain. But...

Between you guys we got hills, we got rain. But i'm hiking a lot more than biking. Between the showers & rain & snow
Forum: Touring
01-10-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,339
Posted By Wildwood

Just to dispel any ideas i was merely a destroyer...

Just to dispel any ideas i was merely a destroyer of illegal fire rings, improvised human shelters, etc.
More than a trash hauler.

I dug, dug, dug,... dug, and assembled some mighty fine...
Forum: Touring
01-10-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,339
Posted By Wildwood

Except that no motors of any kind are permitted...

Except that no motors of any kind are permitted in designated Wilderness Areas. Not even a chainsaw to clear trails from tree falls. Everything by hand.

In this case mountainous Cascade hiking...
01-10-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By Wildwood

Notso_fastLane - Just wondering what drivetrain...

Notso_fastLane - Just wondering what drivetrain components would support the gear range you are proposing? 56/11 and 26/34 Road or Mountain bike derailleurs?
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