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03-13-23, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By sloar

These are great bikes, I loved mine. ...

These are great bikes, I loved mine.



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03-13-23, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By gaucho777

That's tempting, and I'm local. My size, too, but...

That's tempting, and I'm local. My size, too, but I'm not looking for another frame-up project at the moment. Note that it should be Windsor Profesional (one "S" per Spanish spelling conventions).
03-11-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Robvolz

Why did mom have to smoke when pregnant with...

Why did mom have to smoke when pregnant with me???

Its too tall / I'm too short.

Stunning frame with perfect patina.
02-10-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Catnap

I did some searching and it seems that...

I did some searching and it seems that Bridgestone used that seatstay treatment on their Grand Velo bikes in the 80s.

Here's a Grand Velo track for example:...
02-09-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Catnap

I think you're correct about the timeline / year...

I think you're correct about the timeline / year it was built as the rear drop-outs and the curved seat stay caps are both indicative of a bike made in the early 80s. As others noted, curved seat...
02-08-23, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By P!N20

Good spot. Interestingly the (V) stamp doesn't...

Good spot. Interestingly the (V) stamp doesn't seem to appear on any of the examples I can find online. Even the serial number placement seems to differ, although that may be due to the lack of drain...
08-28-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Chombi1

Yup a just few minutes with the "annodizing pen"...

Yup a just few minutes with the "annodizing pen" (Sharpie) would bring those calipers right back up to looking great!:thumb:
I've done the same for many used parts I used on my builds with great...
06-27-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) Andy Hampsten's EDDY MERCKX

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03-16-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By merziac

I have come to rely on these. Channellock...

I have come to rely on these.

Channellock Code blue adjustable wrench, precision ground wide jaws.
...
03-16-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By Peroni

'78 Cinelli Supercorsa

Gambling in a fools paradise, my luck can't hold much longer. https://www.ebay.com/itm/275202259221
And my wager is about $2,100, shipped and sales taxed, but not yet delivered.
These will be my...
01-04-22, 01:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,289
Posted By merziac

I have truly never been a Trek fan, while I...

I have truly never been a Trek fan, while I appreciate their early efforts and offerings that subscribed to the processes of the day and were genuine American quality products, their bankroll,...
12-20-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By steelbikeguy

I'm loving the proper red & green bikes! Still...

I'm loving the proper red & green bikes! Still waiting for a red/white/green Gianni Motta, though.

I can offer a red Hetchins against a background that has some red & green....
...
12-20-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By noobinsf

I have a couple brewing for spring. (Crossing...

I have a couple brewing for spring. (Crossing fingers that the requisite free time presents itself.)

...
12-20-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By northbend

Merry Christmas to you all! ...

Merry Christmas to you all!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51627111435_8c8b30ca13_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mE7ryX)Fresh Bed (https://flic.kr/p/2mE7ryX) by Matthew Pendergast...
12-20-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By Dylansbob

I can play with my favorite track bike purchases...

I can play with my favorite track bike purchases from the past year.

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Raleigh...
12-20-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By clubman

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12-20-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By SJX426

Little green, red and blue, ...

Little green, red and blue,
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And red all the way....
12-20-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By Drillium Dude

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12-20-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By merziac

Merry Paramount Christmas ;) ...

Merry Paramount Christmas ;)


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12-20-21, 12:56 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By polymorphself

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12-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,594
Posted By Roger M

Green and/or Red bikes: Post up some Christmas colors.

Happy Holidays everyone.

I picked up a a couple red bikes and my first green one this year. Here's a few of mine.

Show off your holiday colored bicycles.
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12-13-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,946
Posted By gaucho777

1980 Colnago Super: A Build Thread

Okay, finished photo first, before I lose the TLDR crowd:

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I recently finished putting together my latest project, a 1980--or...
12-10-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By martl

Hand Tool Rescue loves it and that is all i need...

Hand Tool Rescue loves it and that is all i need to know.
12-03-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By gaucho777

Reflections on bike racing in the 1970s and 80s: A blog by Calvin Trampleasure

Calvin Trampleasure ? Reflections on bike racing in the 1970s and '80s. (http://calvin.trampleasure.net/)

A friend and colleague of mine, Calvin Trampleasure, created a website with his...
12-02-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Prowler

MKS pedal hack

Thought I'd share this idea as it has worked out quite well. I obtained a pair of MKS CR-2 pedals as I liked the width (11cm inside edge to quill) and the bearings felt good. I chopped the...
11-07-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 27,927
Posted By poprad

Alex Singer Cycles and culture

BF C&Vers,
I've been on a bit of a cycling journey of sorts these past few years. Moving to Paris wasn't the cycling heaven I had expected, and I found the urban terrain much less welcoming than the...
08-17-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,032
Posted By 3alarmer

...if I could afford it, I'd use an epoxy primer....

...if I could afford it, I'd use an epoxy primer. As it stands, I've been using a self etching primer in Rustoleum cans. It goes on grey, then a coat of white primer over that, within the recoat...
06-17-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,806
Posted By gaucho777

A Campagnolo-equipped Mixte Means Love

I bought this bike several years ago, back before it fit my daughter. I started another thread about the bike...
02-23-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in...

i did that to my fattie bike when i lived in myrtle beach... that bike was my errand bike i figured it was a good theft deterrent. it worked, because it was always still there when i came out of the...
01-31-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By shoota

I've ridden mine as one and it was awesome. ...

I've ridden mine as one and it was awesome.
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11-30-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,065,460
Posted By SJX426

Many have probably seen this but it is another...

Many have probably seen this but it is another chance to admire my own bike! 1988 De Rosa Professional. The only original parts may be the head set but I doubt that as it is not Campagnolo!...
11-18-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,696
Posted By oneclick

This is probably the simplest solution,...

This is probably the simplest solution, especially if you can avoid case-hardening. To do that you must find cones that are made from hardenable steel. There is a spark-test that'll tell you enough...
10-01-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,415
Posted By pcb

And before retreating to do some actual work, the...

And before retreating to do some actual work, the Shimano-deep-pockets vs capital-starved-Suntour thing was real, but it was a result of skillful management and foresight by Shimano and...
08-03-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,577
Posted By 3speedslow

From today, “ what length is the seat tube?”...

From today, “ what length is the seat tube?” Reply “ The seat tube is long.”
07-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 83,506
Posted By Germany_chris

I saw that stem and needed to get one. ...

I saw that stem and needed to get one.


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It looks so much better sitting on...
07-22-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,762
Posted By Salamandrine

Good to know it's still going. I haven't been to...

Good to know it's still going. I haven't been to Berkeley in a couple years.

Shout out to Jitensha Studio. He was doing artsy rando C&V bikes way, way before anyone else, in California at least.
07-21-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,746
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1973) RALEIGH Professional

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07-20-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,890
Posted By rhm

Yea, I will get to that eventually. Got a lot to...

Yea, I will get to that eventually. Got a lot to do these days, though....





Yes! Mostly the purpose was to allow the wheel to get as back in the dropouts as possible so I'd have room for...
07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,406
Posted By retrodude

Dura Ace RD-7402 Refurbish

I been into polishing old badly scuffed up parts for a couple years now, typically I get the parts for a good deal & I really like the results. In the 80s I leaned more the campy when it came to road...
05-24-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By Manny66

Cinelli / Windsor side by side photos

Heres a few shots I took of a Cinelli and a Windsor (mine) at one of the Rose Bowl Vintage rides last summer. Both bikes were at different stages of age and use so the photos are mainly for...
05-18-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,135
Posted By The Thin Man

The Long Wait, as told by Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster

Rock Lobster isn't one that shows up here much due to the vintage steel models being mostly mountain rigs. Although, I believe a handful of road frames do exist. Regardless, Paul Sadoff, the...
05-10-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,969
Posted By Drillium Dude

I see this thread has suggestions that...

I see this thread has suggestions that flat-bottomed ferrules should work just as well as the beveled ones in Campy application.

Folks, please - stop saying this. We have people here asking how to...
05-03-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,937
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm a frame builder and painter so over many...

I'm a frame builder and painter so over many years I've had the opportunity of riding a variety of bicycles that have come through my shop. The reason I point out that I paint frames is because in...
11-12-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,560
Posted By cudak888

Not sure what you're trying to prove here, but...

Not sure what you're trying to prove here, but color me an offended, victimized do-nothing holding a communications degree. Without us, the lore of vaulted C&V bicycles would be reduced to a white...
08-19-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,266
Posted By embankmentlb

The bike and the jersey are part of the original...

The bike and the jersey are part of the original team kit from the North Georgia Wheelman team. There were 10 to 15 of these custom painted bikes ordered from TSD. I designed the jersey and picked...
05-30-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,065,460
Posted By RobbieTunes

Nope, just the bike. :D ...

Nope, just the bike. :D
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04-24-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,707
Posted By Prowler

First Bike Touring Trip - Voyageur's journey

Oh, yes, I could post this in with the Touring crowd but I like this neighborhood much better. Besides it's C&V. I'm finishing preparations for my first bike packing trip, ever. I'm taking my 1987...
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