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01-08-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,446
Posted By easyupbug

This is one of the best sites I have found, some...

This is one of the best sites I have found, some conflicting info but an excellent and sources listed:https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-peugeot-px-10du-vitus-979.html
When you sort it...
01-06-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By Maelochs

Check this...

Check this out---https://www.competitivecyclist.com/Store/catalog/fitCalculatorBike.jsp?

You really have to try different bikes because every bike is a little different---saddle position, stem...
01-05-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By dedhed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2DdJZZ0qjw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2DdJZZ0qjw
01-04-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,114
Posted By rccardr

Maybe I'm crazy, but if that were mine I'd be...

Maybe I'm crazy, but if that were mine I'd be very tempted to use Campagnolo Super Record from the early 80's.
Elegant, graceful, polished.
Won't take away from the frame details.
Not fussy....
01-03-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,449
Posted By repechage

First time I ran across this was while working as...

First time I ran across this was while working as a mechanic at a bike shop, I think one bike was an Orange Raleigh Record- it works, was not harder to true that other wheels. If a spoke breaks on...
01-03-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,114
Posted By J.Higgins

Let's Build My Peter Mooney.

Hi, Everyone. Yesterday was a pretty good day for me. I was just drinking my morning coffee, still in my PJ's, when I saw this on CL. I almost spit coffee everywhere when I saw it, grabbed my phone,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,431
Posted By john m flores

When I ride with friends with less fitness, I...

When I ride with friends with less fitness, I tell myself that this is a social ride, not a training ride, and I ride accordingly. I'll also do things to even the odds and keep it interesting for me,...
12-31-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,437
Posted By Maelochs

The latest tech! Rides so smooth it flows like...

The latest tech! Rides so smooth it flows like liquid over the pavement.
12-31-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,437
Posted By livedarklions

We'll go with great minds so we can both flatter...

We'll go with great minds so we can both flatter ourselves.

Speaking of feeble minds, I may have wrecked mine working on my new mercury-based frame.
12-21-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By jdawginsc

Hopefully no residual doping "enhancement" tucked...

Hopefully no residual doping "enhancement" tucked into the stem from years past...
12-21-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,277
Posted By norcalmike

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a...

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a couple of vespa p200e scooters.
I love those old metal scoots with a 4 speed and a 2 stroke....
12-20-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,277
Posted By JohnDThompson

Tools for working on vintage bikes. Because you...

Tools for working on vintage bikes. Because you can't count on the bike shops having them.
12-20-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,277
Posted By davester

International travel Vintage cars and the tools...

International travel
Vintage cars and the tools to repair them (I have two British sports cars, one of which is even operational)
Woodworking tools and wood

I do have a nice guitar, but I don't...
12-20-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By cb400bill

I'm not interested in it, but I find it...

I'm not interested in it, but I find it interesting.
12-20-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 10,277
Posted By OldsCOOL

Firearms

Firearms
12-19-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,093
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been playing very well with all of these...

I have been playing very well with all of these old school bike frames for the last forty years and I can't think of any other build that surpasses the steel construction of a vintage bike. I just...
12-19-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,093
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Hear, hear, anyone with disdain for this...

:thumb: Hear, hear, anyone with disdain for this being done by A. Battaglin, Bianchi, DeRosa, Formigli or anyone else that has been doing it or still does it the way its been being done can bugger...
12-19-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,093
Posted By Oldairhead

I just spoke with Alex Battaglin this morning on...

I just spoke with Alex Battaglin this morning on the phone. I have ordered a Marosticana but have yet to provide the details for the build. He said that they will send me a list of measurements to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 7,619
Posted By jimincalif

When I was in a training clinic with an actual...

When I was in a training clinic with an actual coach, he had us target low 70s for climbing and 90 for steady/flat. I still use this as a guide, on long climbs I will tend to vary it a bit by...
12-18-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,501
Posted By shelbyfv

Thanks for clarifying. The "bloody stools" in...

Thanks for clarifying. The "bloody stools" in original post apparently had lots of us thinking otherwise.:foo:
12-17-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,420
Posted By Paul Barnard

If you'll forgive me, I'll drift back toward...

If you'll forgive me, I'll drift back toward topic. Us cyclists need to be keenly aware of the fact that if people normally have any sense of awareness of their surroundings, they often abandon it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,267
Posted By Leinster

Nairo Quintana’s frame is almost certainly an...

Nairo Quintana’s frame is almost certainly an off-the-shelf Canyon Ultimate CF SLX, with a custom paint job. Modern major bike companies pretty much don’t make custom carbon monocoque frames, it’s...
12-12-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 217,962
Posted By Igotdibs

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x1012/44578589894_ce9a896fa4_b_d91adbe49e682d224ace26d4e3fc771faa45fc0b.jpg
12-12-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By xroadcharlie

I love this gear calculator. It takes a little...

I love this gear calculator. It takes a little time to get used to it, But once you do in an instant you can see where the ratio's between any # of gears and chainrings are to large and where they...
12-12-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,294
Posted By 3S1M

I had a feeling I'd take crap for that one. You...

I had a feeling I'd take crap for that one. You just can't please people. I did it cuz I wanted to send it to people through my phone. Most people I know are on their phones much more than email or...
12-12-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,093
Posted By rlorenz2

I dream of this one. ...

I dream of this one.
https://www.liotto.com/bici/super80

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1132x690/super80_f75b71829c98001df33df5216c2987ab6f0f712c.jpg
12-11-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,294
Posted By AndreyT

The biggest humor here is the fact that some...

The biggest humor here is the fact that some "bike person" apparently takes the concept of "screenshot" a bit too literally: they actually photograph computer screen using an external device...
...
12-10-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,483
Posted By dmp

Has anyone seen this collection?

Take a look- its incredible.
weight weenies vintage (mostly) thread of classic race bikes (https://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=153507)
The photography is great, too.
12-10-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,323
Posted By orcas island

Vintage Follis resto project

I seem to have been high bidder on this bike offered by Goodwill. I’ll be picking it up early next week, and it looks like I’ll have my hands full with this one! Time to buy stock in the Oxalic Acid...
12-08-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,160
Posted By francophile

Not much to add here, other than dissolving the...

Not much to add here, other than dissolving the suggestion that "cottered crank = French thread". It's simply not the case. With Peugeot, at least, it could be Swiss or French thread, and without...
12-07-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,093
Posted By crank_addict

Beautiful Battaglin's 2019 ~ Italian classic lugged steelies

Giovanni still offers gorgeous classics. Chromoveleto finishes too! Pure Italian handbuilt, Columbus SL tubed.

https://officinabattaglin.com/
...
12-06-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,461
Posted By Stephen79

Boxkite you see that decal in Italian sets all...

Boxkite you see that decal in Italian sets all the time however replicating it should be dead-easy with some vinyl wrap.
12-06-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By cb400bill

This thread is going nowhere good. Closed.

This thread is going nowhere good.

Closed.
12-06-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,788
Posted By HarborBandS

Balderdash! Malarkey! Poppycock! I am much...

Balderdash! Malarkey! Poppycock!

I am much more comfortable on a bike with drop bars, and have purged all flat-bar bikes from my collection. I have less weight on the saddle, and the ability to...
12-06-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,041
Posted By cyccommute

Chain size shouldn't matter too much. I suppose...

Chain size shouldn't matter too much. I suppose trying to use a 12 speed chain whip on a 7 speed cluster would be difficult, the opposite shouldn't be a problem. Personally, I prefer the Pedro's...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-05-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By JohnDThompson

A steel cone could be used to push out the dent....

A steel cone could be used to push out the dent. You'd likely need to chase the threads and re-face afterward, but I suspect it could be done with minimal damage to the paint.
12-04-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,889
Posted By rhm

I would look at this as a process, not an event. ...

I would look at this as a process, not an event.

So the first step is to preserve everything that can be preserved, arrest any active rust, and so on.

Second step is to record everything....
12-04-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,058
Posted By GlennR

Call Judge Judy to to settle this.

Call Judge Judy to to settle this.
12-04-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,559
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

get rid of your speedometer. Stop tracking...

get rid of your speedometer. Stop tracking everything
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,642
Posted By berner

One of the most often heard complaints on this...

One of the most often heard complaints on this forum is being harassed by motorists. I would submit then that an important characteristic for good cycling is the attitude of the general public toward...
12-04-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,058
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

let it go. Buy your own bike

let it go. Buy your own bike
12-03-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By TriBiker19

I'm a procrastinator. I'll do it...tomorrow.

I'm a procrastinator. I'll do it...tomorrow.
12-03-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By xiaoman1

I always wrap this type of tape from the top to...

I always wrap this type of tape from the top to bottom..this was an old package I think from the late '70s and was still very pliable, just a little oily.
As can be seen, In the pic, the bottom is...
12-03-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,259
Posted By tiger1964

Extra points for filing teeth into it and making...

Extra points for filing teeth into it and making it an 8th cog...

Seriously, I hate spoke protectors, but that one is better than most.
12-01-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,334
Posted By dddd

Dumpstered 1977 Pro Tour find

I got in a good, if brief ride yesterday as the rain was about to arrive, and decided to pass by a local bike shop who is in the process of moving to a new location.
After stopping in and learning...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,260
Posted By Jon T

A 1941 Johnson rifle to compliment my M1 Garand...

A 1941 Johnson rifle to compliment my M1 Garand collection.
Jon
11-30-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,123
Posted By merziac

All true enough but also one of the reasons we...

All true enough but also one of the reasons we find some of the finds we do. Flippers, scammers and butchers don't see the diamond in the rough, pass and we swoop in, sometimes.
11-29-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,827
Posted By jackbombay

So this just showed up for sale by my friends...

So this just showed up for sale by my friends house, $199, always stored indoors, original owner, 1972 Raleigh Super Course, I talked with the seller, and I left a message with my buddy, hopefully it...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,303
Posted By canklecat

I enjoyed this fairly recent video of Indurain...

I enjoyed this fairly recent video of Indurain riding up Tourmalet with Davide Cassani. It's mostly an extended advertisement for Enervit, but still enjoyable for watching a couple of older road...
11-28-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By SurferRosa

Bring tools and break it down to the bare frame....

Bring tools and break it down to the bare frame. I mean, remove everything, even the pressed-in headset cups. Maybe leave the chain, for kicks. Then email a pic of just the frame locked, asking the...
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