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12-27-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,756
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm 53. I started riding... I guess 2008/2009. ...

I'm 53. I started riding... I guess 2008/2009. I really started riding because I was going to quit smoking and I didn't want to get fat.

I quit smoking, but I did get fat... but that was after...
12-27-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,307
Posted By botty kayer

I'm back to work tomorrow so managed to get out...

I'm back to work tomorrow so managed to get out for the final spin of the year on the 753 Merckx, which is normally tucked up in the warm at this time of year, but it was dry and mild enough for it...
12-26-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,307
Posted By botty kayer

Well I did go out yesterday, but the weather...

Well I did go out yesterday, but the weather wasn't great and it was actually busier than I expected on the roads, so didn't go out for long, or take many pics. It was still considerably quieter than...
12-21-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,684
Posted By rccardr

If I drop tomorrow, Mrs. Doc knows who to call....

If I drop tomorrow, Mrs. Doc knows who to call. That person gets one free bike of their choice from the stable to coordinate shipping to those who have been deemed recipients of one bike from my...
12-06-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,106
Posted By Barrettscv

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We took the Italian dream to the next level in...
12-02-22, 11:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,111
Posted By merziac

Just realized a couple of the pics were crappy...

Just realized a couple of the pics were crappy "before" ones, swapped them out for "after". ;)

This cleaned up very well for the for the time and scars it has endured IMO.
...
11-25-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 197,244
Posted By madpogue

While we're on chromies (and specifically...

While we're on chromies (and specifically Hoodies...):
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As bought - since...
11-18-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,415
Posted By 1simplexnut

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Some MAFAC to balance out the delrin dramas

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11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,360
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
10-28-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,584
Posted By northbend

Doc made arrangements to have a Rental van...

Doc made arrangements to have a Rental van delivered to the Coupeville ferry dock on Whidbey island Tuesday morning so another late start. After unloading off the Ferry, we got a final group shot...
10-22-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By cinelliguy

1976 Masi Gran Criterium - 245 mile West Coast Tour

Just to share a brief description of my tour from Redwood City CA to San Luis Obisbo CA, on my 76' Masi. This was a three day ride. Redwood City to Pebble Beach (102mi/7,500ft), Pebble Beach to...
10-20-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 782
Posted By konakai

Two of a kind early Paramounts

thought I'd post these for your viewing pleasure. p number paramounts, prob 1947s. I love sweaty unrestored bikes. this is my favorite paint scheme of paramounts...
10-20-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,930
Posted By MoAlpha

One major problem is that NIH funding is focused...

One major problem is that NIH funding is focused on diseases, rather than sub-clinical health effects of diet in the general population. As a result, a lot diet research, including some of the best,...
10-19-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,930
Posted By MoAlpha

Well you may ask! To my knowledge the only...

Well you may ask!

To my knowledge the only data on diet, fasting etc. and human longevity come from observational studies on the so-called Mediterranean diet, but it's hard to separate diet from...
10-19-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,930
Posted By Alzerbster

I have been doing intermittent fasting for almost...

I have been doing intermittent fasting for almost a year now. I don't eat anything after 6:00pm then I don't eat until about 11:30am the next day. I have definitely lost some weight from doing it....
10-17-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 965
Posted By mountaindave

I have the ability to store as many bikes as...

I have the ability to store as many bikes as needed using the infinite improbability shed. Once one calculates exactly how improbable it is to store an infinite number of bikes in my shed and feeds...
10-17-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,479
Posted By bblair

Been riding almost 50 years. And I can see...

Been riding almost 50 years. And I can see definite changes:
Shorter now.
Hair is thin and all gray.
I need to pee more often.
I need to take a nap after a long ride and can only handle 1 or 2...
10-15-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,584
Posted By gugie

@nlerner visits the PNW...and wants to ride to Canada

Neal's a college professor in Boston. A few times a year he attends conferences, which is how I first met him in person 5 years ago....
10-05-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,053
Posted By non-fixie

Yeah, thanks for that guys! :thumb: Joking...

Yeah, thanks for that guys! :thumb:

Joking aside, I believe the big difference is that in Italy bicycle racing is, and always has been, way more important than in, for instance, California. One...
10-04-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,053
Posted By non-fixie

Alright. Mrs non-fixie and I just got back from...

Alright. Mrs non-fixie and I just got back from Italy, and I promised pics.

The first thing we did on Saturday morning was to drive to Gaiole and check the status of the parking area on the Via...
10-02-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By nlerner

Okay, I’ll add a C&V angle to this topic, which...

Okay, I’ll add a C&V angle to this topic, which should rightly be in some other forum:

The traffic is so terrible in my neighborhood that no one can hear me when I yell, “GET OFF MY LAWN!”
09-26-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,533
Posted By The Golden Boy

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in...

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in 1987.

The guitars and guitar amps I like are the ones that were cool in the 60s and 70s, that I have little to no recollection of at the time......
09-18-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,606
Posted By fabiofarelli

A few months ago this came on my path. ...

A few months ago this came on my path.

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Early days French aluminium.
...
08-10-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 837
Posted By markk900

Grail Bike - but not in the way you might think

I finally caught a grail bike today - a Peugeot AO-8 from 1974 or 75Ö. What! Are Markís standards so out of whack a lowly entry level bike boom Pug is a grail bike?

Let me explain: I have owned...
08-10-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,675
Posted By Classtime

Why do you think the 23” version is too big? Was...

Why do you think the 23” version is too big? Was it too tall or too long? By how much?
I’d say that if you need that much stem to get the bars where you want them, AND you have an opportunity to get...
07-29-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,434
Posted By gearbasher

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the...

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the humor. And C&V people are the only ones on this forum with a sense of humor.
07-28-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By The Golden Boy

who puts 23s on a M1000LT???

who puts 23s on a M1000LT???
07-26-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,019
Posted By ascherer

I run the light casings in the Bon Jon Pass size...

I run the light casings in the Bon Jon Pass size (36?) on a couple of bikes and pound the heck out of them. I weigh about 190 and have ridden them a few thousand miles all over NYC, and on...
07-22-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,749
Posted By SurferRosa

^ He played guitar left-handed? Wait, where are...

^ He played guitar left-handed? Wait, where are the strings?
07-20-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By majmt

Well said Matt! I’m late to add any comments on...

Well said Matt! I’m late to add any comments on the recent posts but would like to express what a pleasure it was to meet up and ride with (but mostly behind) such a great group of enthusiasts...
07-18-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

This is the same scene Sunday morning. Note the...

This is the same scene Sunday morning. Note the winds were still blowing hard…

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52223682086_f054b1ea39_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nyQ2eQ)To Home...
07-18-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

Saturday was supposed to be a short day - less...

Saturday was supposed to be a short day - less than 45 miles. I slept in and lazily got things packed heading out for Vantage at 10:30am. I rode at a moderate pace almost due West through farm...
07-18-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

It was delightfully cool on Friday morning when I...

It was delightfully cool on Friday morning when I left Sprague to go to Potholes State Park.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52223949609_f7bf9e7ecf_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nyRoLi)To Potholes...
07-18-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

I say goodbye to the Cinoriders and head back to...

I say goodbye to the Cinoriders and head back to Hot Springs for the night. The solitude offers a chance to reflect on the weekend. If Cino does end in an official sense after this year, we can carry...
07-18-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

It’s getting quite toasty now and shade it at a...

It’s getting quite toasty now and shade it at a premium at the next rest stop. Neal is probably thinking “ Seriously? You guys are sitting on top of the beer cooler?”
...
07-18-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

We head out. Next stop: Pranza! ...

We head out. Next stop: Pranza!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52222626562_fe543df612_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nyJBt9)Pranza (https://flic.kr/p/2nyJBt9) by Matthew Pendergast...
07-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

Thursday afternoon I rode to King Street Station...

Thursday afternoon I rode to King Street Station in Seattle and took the Empire Builder to Whitefish.

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07-18-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,717
Posted By nlerner

I think most participants in this forum will...

I think most participants in this forum will suggest you "upgrade" to a 1960s/70s Paramount!
07-18-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By northbend

I got home in time for dinner on Sunday. I'll...

I got home in time for dinner on Sunday. I'll contribute more later today but right now I need some coffee.

Long Live The Spirit Of Cino!...
07-13-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,892
Posted By Roger M

Update: Well Thomas and Zeus made it back to...

Update:

Well Thomas and Zeus made it back to Montana last week. Thomas rode two days of Cino on the white bike, and both performed admirably. He didn't need any low gearing, making due with a 40...
06-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,323
Posted By curbtender

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06-26-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By BTinNYC

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are...

A very very tremendous goal! Many people are telling me this is so incredible, just think, 50 miles, so incredible! The radical loser cyclists could never do such a thing, right? They just destroy...
06-24-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By OldTryGuy

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind...

I am 72 in a couple of weeks. It boggles my mind why political opinion needed to be brought up in this thread. :foo: :bang:
06-22-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By ejw

The Most Elegant and Swiftest City Bike?

I found the starting point on eBay. When the 1971 Raleigh International arrived, it’s condition exceeded my expectations. I wanted to stick to period, and as many British/Euro parts as possible… or...
06-22-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,151
Posted By Drillium Dude

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06-22-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,151
Posted By gugie

Other states have bridges too! ...

Other states have bridges too!

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I90 bridge headed east from...
06-16-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By mountaindave

This post isnít super fun to make, but Iím going...

This post isnít super fun to make, but Iím going to start a rumor that, after five years of effort, I will be stepping down as Cino director after this year. Lots of things are changing in my life,...
06-14-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 9,608
Posted By obrentharris

This week I did the final bit of modification...

This week I did the final bit of modification (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253446-chainring-remodel-stronglight-57-content.html) to the Allegro that I'll ride at Cino. Today was the...
06-12-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,214
Posted By Machka

If you can't see to use a USB, can you see to...

If you can't see to use a USB, can you see to ride?
05-16-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By verktyg

Campy Victory Cranks & Derailleurs

Campy Victory "Corsa" RDs had the same pulley cage geometry as the 2nd generation 4001 Super Record RDs introduced in 1977. The "published" maximum rear sprocket capacity was 28T. The 1987 Campy...
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