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02-09-24, 01:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By martl

I have no further knowledge about this, but the...

I have no further knowledge about this, but the FB page says
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02-07-24, 06:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,430
Posted By martl

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02-06-24, 03:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,457
Posted By martl

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/490/490377-xzaj...

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02-05-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By martl

That sticker is pretty much useless as it clearly...

That sticker is pretty much useless as it clearly is an aluminum brake surface, not a carbon one.

"Black Inc" actually seems to be a high $$$ brand although at a first glance, it looks like Ali...
02-01-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,709
Posted By martl

The cracked shifter boss area (was in spiral...

The cracked shifter boss area (was in spiral shape) came up in Usenet days, i dont think the pic is still in the long term memory of the internet :) It was a frame by a well regarded one-man artisan...
01-31-24, 06:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,709
Posted By martl

the first commercially successful generation of...

the first commercially successful generation of welded thin-walled aluminium frames came from people who came from engineering schools and universities, not from tradition, designing their frames...
01-31-24, 03:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 910
Posted By martl

[/color] great collection! One...

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great collection!

One correction: The "Velocipedia" which is organised by the "tontonvelo" folks and a great event! is announced to be not in Moulins, but in the Dept. Cher (18), in...
01-24-24, 06:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,438
Posted By martl

I think all postings so far have been extensive...

I think all postings so far have been extensive and helpful, and i have nothing of note to add. In times of frustration, you may wanna google the "Tubasti" poem by Aldo Ross!

Let it be a comfort...
01-23-24, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 541,780
Posted By martl

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we did have this material girl here before?
01-18-24, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 848
Posted By martl

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/4/480/480227-reqy...

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12-18-23, 04:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,224
Posted By martl

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12-11-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,382
Posted By martl

Any, mount some quality tubulars, like veloflex

Any, mount some quality tubulars, like veloflex
11-29-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,481
Posted By martl

Most of those around the 80ies, or 50 years...

Most of those around the 80ies, or 50 years before that by some french constructeur if you do enough research
11-29-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 92,233
Posted By martl

Thinking about making some mulled wine. I wonder...

Thinking about making some mulled wine. I wonder if this stuff doesn't spoil the nice cinnamon I got here...
11-28-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,368
Posted By martl

In Germany, Kettler (famous for their Aluminium...

In Germany, Kettler (famous for their Aluminium garden furniture products) pioneered Alu Bikes "Kettler Alu". Most were utilitarian bikes but there also was the "Strato Aero" made from aerodynamic...
11-19-23, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By martl

Has any of those airbubble inclinometers ever...

Has any of those airbubble inclinometers ever worked?

I remember Ciclomaster had a very expensive altitude addon for their model II that tried its luck with a liquid damped pendulum. Was about as...
11-16-23, 05:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By martl

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11-13-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 686
Posted By martl

The Personal 2001 was the top model at the start...

The Personal 2001 was the top model at the start of the eighties. It had distinct parallel-ending chainstays which make it easy to recognize.
...
11-13-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By martl

Just a side note: If you happen to come to Bourg...

Just a side note: If you happen to come to Bourg d'Oisans, maybe to ride that funny mountain road of no significance (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpe_d%27Huez) nearby, dont forget to check out the...
11-13-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,125
Posted By martl

brevet. == "Marcio Brevettato"; brevettato ==...

brevet. == "Marcio Brevettato"; brevettato == "patented". In this context, its the same as "registered trademark". You may also find "marca depositata" which means the same thing.

btw a 105 on a...
11-02-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By martl

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Nope not blue.
Yes I would be fooled.
11-02-23, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 566
Posted By martl

Cinelli 1:12 functional

has this been here? This gentleman designed and built a 1:12 scale replica of a Cinelli, including chain, working derailleurs and brakes. pretty amazing stuff!

Masayuki Yamamoto | Facebook...
10-08-23, 02:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,627
Posted By martl

thanks for the thorough research and biography! ...

thanks for the thorough research and biography!

the most knowledge about Rickert is possibly in this thread at the "vintage" subforum of "rennrad-news.de":...
09-15-23, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By martl

Bogner bikes is a brandname by ski fashion/design...

Bogner bikes is a brandname by ski fashion/design brand Bogner of Germany --> https://www.bogner.com/

Pretty interesting figure, Willy Bogner. former olympic ski-racer, ski stuntman and...
09-11-23, 02:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,955
Posted By martl

Too bad you don't have a 5500

Too bad you don't have a 5500
09-11-23, 01:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,378
Posted By martl

check out the youtube channel from "EtoE". Its in...

check out the youtube channel from "EtoE". Its in english with a wild german accent and a sometimes annoying delivery, but the guy knows what he is doing.
There are a lot of tutorials by him about...
09-11-23, 12:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,018
Posted By martl

Most of the cars pictured are "Fulvia HF"s of...

Most of the cars pictured are "Fulvia HF"s of sorts, which makes sense as the color is also marked "HF". "HF" was the motorsport division of Lancia ("HF" meaning "High Fidelity") which ran the highly...
08-17-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,104
Posted By martl

was on my facebook feed just today: ...

was on my facebook feed just today:

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08-17-23, 04:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By martl

BTWin is the own brand of sports retail giant...

BTWin is the own brand of sports retail giant "Decathlon". The mighty internet tells me that the chains they sell under this brand are OEM KMC ones.
They could or could not be identical to ones sold...
08-10-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By martl

I wasn't kidding ya know :D ...

I wasn't kidding ya know :D

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/5/528/528651-ykobvk61kb7l-2021_0711_19123500-large.jpg (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/528651)

(It is blue so on topic)
08-07-23, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 646
Posted By martl

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

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Wild guess but Cyrill Guimards Maxisports brand liked to use...
08-06-23, 03:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,264
Posted By martl

Ah, then i applaude your tenacity :) I myself get...

Ah, then i applaude your tenacity :) I myself get easily frustrated, and i got *very* frustrated by rattle cans. At some point i decided bike painting is the same as bike riding. If one is already...
07-28-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,993
Posted By martl

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/5/530/530061-885c...

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07-22-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 541,780
Posted By martl

not a vintage bike but still a bike... World...

not a vintage bike but still a bike...

World champion, champions league winner, 8x german champion, 7x german cup winner, 1x FA Cup winner: Bastian Schweinsteiger of FC Bayern München, Manchester...
07-01-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 26,184
Posted By martl

Frejus refers to the French city and/or the road...

Frejus refers to the French city and/or the road leading to it but the company is from Torino. The road now the tunnel the frejus connects France to the Aosta valley where french is the second...
07-01-23, 04:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,943
Posted By martl

well the cranks are bent and the BB has a quarter...

well the cranks are bent and the BB has a quarter inch of play, as do the wheel hubs :D
06-30-23, 02:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,943
Posted By martl

You see people on prewar bikes like Miele, NSU...

You see people on prewar bikes like Miele, NSU etc riding around the city all the time around here. My Edelweiß half racer I bought from a priest who used it as a daily rider
...
06-28-23, 06:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By martl

i'll take one of those Lotus thank you very much...

i'll take one of those Lotus thank you very much :)

you can start with that

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/5/581/581192-xzsg1szbichk-pxl_20230625_184511282-large.jpg?1...
06-28-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By martl

i found a "Tour" special form 1992(?) giving a...

i found a "Tour" special form 1992(?) giving a market overview of bikes/frames. There were in fact a few CFK monocoques available:

Kestrel of course
...
06-25-23, 10:21 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 30,821
Posted By martl

Not vintage but kof

Took my pego to the canal du Rhin yesterday

Before somebody complains about the plastic, they are actually by a margin the oldest part on the whole bike.

Steel on steel:...
06-07-23, 04:20 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,652
Posted By martl

This is an actual profession i learned - golf...

This is an actual profession i learned - golf ball diver :p
translated: (https://www.jetzt.de/job/gehalt-wie-viel-verdient-ein-golfballtaucher)Salary: How much does a golf ball diver make? - Job -...
06-06-23, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,218
Posted By martl

i might start watching GCN/classic bike content...

i might start watching GCN/classic bike content when they have wrapped their head around the idea that bikes before 2020 actually can be ridden and are not only some kind of curiosity and source of...
06-01-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 35,619
Posted By martl

My "Team Hoonved" replica. Full SR with some...

My "Team Hoonved" replica. Full SR with some enhancements - Almarc leather wrapped bars, ICS shifters.
as local hero Didi Thurau rode for Hoonved (and the matte black/chrome finish is pretty sexy)...
05-26-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 673
Posted By martl

Given that Bianchi sells a lot of "normal" bikes,...

Given that Bianchi sells a lot of "normal" bikes, you are not wrong; But in their *race bike* range, according to the 2002 catalogue, the "Veloce" was the second-to-bottom model and the Mirage is...
05-01-23, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,990
Posted By martl

They do. Whether you need the enhanced rigidity...

They do. Whether you need the enhanced rigidity and want to fork out the additional bucks for it is up to you to decide...as some confirmed here, it is absolutely possible to work with one of the...
04-04-23, 02:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,269
Posted By martl

a pretty little Grandis i picked up locally a few...

a pretty little Grandis i picked up locally a few years ago. I love Mixtes, 9 out of 10 of those were bought/built by someone with the bike n+1 sickness who built a bike for the missus because then...
01-14-23, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 649
Posted By martl

Yep Automoto moved away from their clover leaf...

Yep Automoto moved away from their clover leaf lugs and the barrel style fork crown roughly around the end of WW2, at least for the top line racing frames, I believe the utilitarian bikes kept them...
01-13-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,398
Posted By martl

When I first rode (good) tubulars, I went of the...

When I first rode (good) tubulars, I went of the bike after a couple of seconds because it felt like I had a flat - so supple was the ride. I grew up with Hutchinson 18mm and 20mm Conti GP mind you. ...
01-13-23, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,197
Posted By martl

Sachs had some pretty interesting designs over...

Sachs had some pretty interesting designs over the years, the "Torpedo" internal 3 speed fights Sturmey Archer for "longest unchanged in production" bike part i think.

Patria WKC is a brand with a...
01-06-23, 01:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,158
Posted By martl

brilliant idea :) in fact found it in the 1982 US...

brilliant idea :) in fact found it in the 1982 US Catalog

https://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/d/119018-2/1982+Campagnolo+USA+Catalog.pdf
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