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09-16-19, 09:31 PM
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Posted By gomango

Seems like a case of getting the "deal" so I'll...

Seems like a case of getting the "deal" so I'll just say thanks for the info.

I just don't do this anymore. Too old for bargain shopping I'd reckon.......
09-15-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52,895
Views: 7,217,158
Posted By gomango

I'm sure someone can clue me into why this is...

I'm sure someone can clue me into why this is vital/important, but I don't want to spend that much time on the web.
09-03-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,723
Posted By nomadmax

7-Eleven Team replica paint. ...

7-Eleven Team replica paint.

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09-02-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,723
Posted By rjhammett

Michel Zanoli's '92 Motorola Team bike. ...

Michel Zanoli's '92 Motorola Team bike.

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08-28-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 191,627
Posted By abshipp

Converted my Motobecane Grand Jubile to fixed...

Converted my Motobecane Grand Jubile to fixed gear last night.

I had been having issues with the Huret Jubile drivetrain, and it looked like the best solution would involve throwing money at it,...
08-25-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By cog_nate

Caught this guy hanging out while I wrenched a...

Caught this guy hanging out while I wrenched a little bit this afternoon:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/wp_20190825_003_be8d80d65a693129d406e88ea33e91b7c9daddd2.jpg...
08-23-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,427
Posted By malcala622

I can finally post my Gios Torino Super Record. ...

I can finally post my Gios Torino Super Record.

https://i.imgur.com/y4zzCz5.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/0HUXmCd.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/wTbM4Rn.jpg
08-23-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,993
Posted By mkeller234

Maybe? I get that the bearing load is greater...

Maybe? I get that the bearing load is greater when they are in use under full weight... but there is not really much you can do about that, is there?

Here is what I do... see if this rings true...
08-12-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 52,895
Views: 7,217,158
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Paging bianchigirl ...

Paging bianchigirl

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/cto/d/danvers-1961-autobianchi-bianchina/6946314083.html
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet - $30000...
08-09-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 156,570
Posted By cudak888

I have an unusual ISO list, and it's not for me...

I have an unusual ISO list, and it's not for me (well, not the end user anyway...the journey is my thing though!). I don't usually mention it, but I currently work at a university-based non-profit...
08-09-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By RobbieTunes

One can play the piano, and the other can REALLY...

One can play the piano, and the other can REALLY play the piano.
08-04-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By jim dandy

The Gold Stuff ...

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‘88 Cannondale ...
Best pic. I’ve got of the...
08-04-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/8746/17351854732_a9d...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8746/17351854732_a9dc49942d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/srjMTb)
P1020913 (https://flic.kr/p/srjMTb) by Patrick Boulden (https://www.flickr.com/photos/112094846@N08/), on...
08-03-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By snowball123

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/p_20190803_135100_ll_98ba0ae6a142424a776785c3bc501d8ae8857bc8.jpg...
08-02-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 120,145
Posted By deux jambes

The LBS isn’t exactly “the wild,” but...

The LBS isn’t exactly “the wild,” but nevertheless a Thompson, custom built out of Washington, was in for for some fine tuning of the Mafac Racers.

Absolutely stunning bike!

...
07-31-19, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,857
Posted By HPL

Colnago Carbitubo

My "Grail" bike is being slowly assembled when parts are obtained. Presently Colnago Carbitubo with custom Campy Delta brakes; not installed: Campy Record carbon cranks, Campy carbon/Ti front/rear...
07-30-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Slightspeed

Not my bike, but my friend Scott's Team Super,...

Not my bike, but my friend Scott's Team Super, his Eroica CA ride this year.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/p1140519_215b0e7a357fd6eadc2e55a228ba25c620c26232.jpg...
07-30-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By RobbieTunes

1984/85 Performance. Heavy mods needed to bring...

1984/85 Performance. Heavy mods needed to bring it to the present.
Innicycle headset/steerer adapter, Performance 1" threaded fork.
Modified shifter mounts for indexed, shimmed FD, symmetrical...
07-30-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Trinity Pratt

2006 Q-Pro I built for my son last year. The...

2006 Q-Pro I built for my son last year. The finish doesn't show off in the photo, it's a nice-looking bike. I haven't gotten up the nerve to put him in cleats yet....
07-30-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By DiabloScott

Klein production moved from San Martin, CA to...

Klein production moved from San Martin, CA to Chehalis, WA in 1980.

Trek bought Klein in 1995, but Klein production remained in Chelais through February 2002.
During this time the design and...
07-30-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By DiabloScott

My main ride (in fair weather) for the last 16...

My main ride (in fair weather) for the last 16 years. 1998 Quantum Pro purchased as a new bare frame in 2002 and built up by me. I just can't find a reason to get anything newer.
...
07-30-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By Bikerider007

My go to group rider. 87 or 88. I pulled these...

My go to group rider. 87 or 88. I pulled these 28s off though. Tried the big tire thing, not for me. Looks better and feels snappier...
07-30-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By TenGrainBread

That Quantum is so mint. Dang. My partner...

That Quantum is so mint. Dang.

My partner and I repainted and rebuilt a late 90s Klein Navigator for her. This was made right after the Trek acquisition but still at the WA factory, before it was...
07-30-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By EnzoRWD

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building ...

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building
https://i.imgur.com/RmiuOrc.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/ppTwSCa.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/iW1xcoK.jpg
07-29-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By r0ckh0und

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-29-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By jamesdak

And some more: Sprint: ...

And some more:

Sprint:

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926293.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926288.jpg

https://pbase.com/jhuddle/image/167926287.jpg
07-28-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,817
Posted By xiaoman1

[QUOTE=TenGrainBread;21049085]Clean XC Pro cranks...

[QUOTE=TenGrainBread;21049085]Clean XC Pro cranks and XCII bear trap pedals


Roller Cams!...
07-26-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By MrK.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-25-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By sloar

Serotta. Almost vintage.

Not vintage yet, but I still wanted to share. Original and in perfect condition. Offers a great comfortable ride with the taller headtube.



...
07-23-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,061
Posted By jamesdak

30 year ago today....the man, the myth, the legend!

Am I the only one that still get's stoked over Greg's amazing 8 second win that happened so long ago now? It's been exactly 30 years.
...
07-23-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By Wildwood

Received from my son. Not classic at all, but a...

Received from my son. Not classic at all, but a decent vibe for a vintage guy.
...
07-23-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By cooperryder

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb...

Enjoyed running an errand on my vintage Trek mtb in slightly cooler temps this morning.

Like occasionally playing with photo apps.
...
07-20-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 52,895
Views: 7,217,158
Posted By hazetguy

[/B] Crazy price. (crazy as in insane,...

[/B]


Crazy price. (crazy as in insane, not crazy as in "run out and buy this now!")

edit: also did not sell on ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Teledyne-Titan-/293150512802...
07-18-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,609
Posted By nesteel

Randy, my personal opinion is that any buyer with...

Randy, my personal opinion is that any buyer with any integrity at all would gladly swap the Cyclops back for the QR.
I know I would.
07-17-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,609
Posted By Chombi1

Wouldn't that be something if somebody at the...

Wouldn't that be something if somebody at the shop "Beullered" the bike the week Randy went to pick it up.......
Sorry Randy, just funnin around..... things are just getting too serious in this...
07-17-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,609
Posted By hazetguy

When this first transpired, why didn't you just...

When this first transpired, why didn't you just return some of the buyer's money to cover the value assigned to the Roo? No way I would have "substituted" a "greater value" bike that I wanted to...
07-17-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,609
Posted By rumrunn6

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do...

call the buyer & explain. give him a chance to do the right thing & take the bike he originally paid for
07-16-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 120,145
Posted By Slightspeed

Cultural diversity on a group ride. I was on my...

Cultural diversity on a group ride. I was on my '78 Super Course, but couldn't fit it in the picture....
07-07-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By Sedgemop

Detour through Lincoln Park. Frame is too small...

Detour through Lincoln Park. Frame is too small for Abe, I think.


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07-06-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 733,026
Posted By Slightspeed

Ride to eat or eat to ride? Mid ride stop at...

Ride to eat or eat to ride? Mid ride stop at Rabelais in Santa Paula, CA, French Cajun Bakery....
07-04-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By shoota

1st gen Campagnolo Chorus group

EVERYTHING SOLD

- 172.5mm Crank arms (53/42)
- aero brake levers, with hoods that are in good shape with just a couple nicks but not tacky or stretched out.
- Italian bb
- seatpost is 27.2mm
-...
07-03-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 191,627
Posted By malcala622

My LBS did the wrenching for me this week. Picked...

My LBS did the wrenching for me this week. Picked up my Record/Matrix wheelset for the Gios.

http://i.imgur.com/mBOmPOl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/mTe9db8.jpg
07-02-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 191,627
Posted By malberto13

here is my EM

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07-01-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,046
Posted By chico81

80’s Serotta - Info?

Hello all,

I picked up a Serotta today! I bought it from the original owner, who had it custom made when he lived in PA, he thinks around 1985 or so. It has Columbus SL tubing and a Cinelli BB,...
07-01-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 191,627
Posted By toavii

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48175113332_f6a21467f0_c.jpg

Haven't been riding much or working on many lately but couldn't refuse this.
06-30-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 90,361
Posted By mechanicmatt

Smokie Okie Brisket

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06-28-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 191,627
Posted By rccardr

Do a little on-site searching and you will find...

Do a little on-site searching and you will find that one of the members has pretty much de-coded the serial numbers more accurately than the Cadre site.
Dura Ace 7700 or 7410 would be an excellent...
06-20-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,350
Posted By -holiday76

haven't read thread but fork seems bent?

haven't read thread but fork seems bent?
06-20-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,350
Posted By cudak888

< Insert clever "I've got the high ground" joke...

< Insert clever "I've got the high ground" joke here >

;)

-Kurt
06-20-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,593
Posted By rccardr

Here's an example pic of a tribute 7-Eleven I...

Here's an example pic of a tribute 7-Eleven I built last year. It's Columbus SL, has the sloping crown fork. Looked at a lot of pictures online from the period when the bikes were actually being...
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