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07-23-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,109
Posted By Classtime

On the bright side, when you get your new stem,...

On the bright side, when you get your new stem, you can re wrap your bars and wrap all the way to the reinforced center section😉
07-23-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,109
Posted By Classtime

I feel your pain but, your new stem, while...

I feel your pain but,

your new stem, while it may look proper, is rather short. And your seat post is not really over extended. Get yourself a 120 and continue to have fun with your bike while you...
07-14-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,109
Posted By Classtime

Could be you have 1/2 step plus Granny gearing....

Could be you have 1/2 step plus Granny gearing. Fully explore that set up before you go changing things. It is way cool. The gears on my 85 620 are what I miss the most from selling it.
07-14-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 217,308
Posted By Classtime

Consider getting some Stans if the valves have...

Consider getting some Stans if the valves have removable cores(mine do). The base tape on Rallys is a ***** to remove when patching a tube. A Vittoria Corsa spare will introduce you to nice tires and...
06-11-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,692
Posted By Classtime

A possibility is to select an organized century...

A possibility is to select an organized century that suits your vintage road ride fancy and encourage C&V'ers to target that ride. After a couple years of increasing participation, the organizers may...
06-01-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,447
Posted By Classtime

200 bucks is a good price for a nice Master. My...

200 bucks is a good price for a nice Master. My wife's Miami Vice has 7700 except for crankset.

...
05-27-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

If I was getting wool shorts, I'd get Kucharik...

If I was getting wool shorts, I'd get Kucharik with leather chamois. They make them right there in Gardena and can replace the chamois when the time comes. He used to make our club kits (not wool)...
05-24-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Classtime

log into my Eroica? Then Forgot pw?

log into my Eroica? Then Forgot pw?
05-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Classtime

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.
05-13-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

I never thought of Eroica as a business. All...

I never thought of Eroica as a business. All three times, it felt like they were doing me a favor by organizing the ride and convincing you all to come along. Though I can't make it this year, it...
05-13-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

I still can't make that date and I am registered...

I still can't make that date and I am registered for both the Classic and Nova. If you or someone you know needs to register -- $150 includes both days, let me know and I will initiate the transfer.
05-05-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

I was told that registration will open on the...

I was told that registration will open on the tenth.
04-18-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,355
Posted By Classtime

Another lesson that I hope you learned is to put...

Another lesson that I hope you learned is to put the appropriate pressure in your tires.
04-02-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By Classtime

I have two buddies who went over the bars by...

I have two buddies who went over the bars by grabbing the brakes and then as they are thrown forward they grab more and over they go. One buddy broke a collar bone. Use the same levers and North...
03-28-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 683
Posted By Classtime

You CAN install the new pads without bending the...

You CAN install the new pads without bending the sides of the holders. It is work. By the 4th pad, you will have it down, but you won’t want to do it again.
03-24-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,796
Posted By Classtime

Anything Ritchie is worthy but the brifters...

Anything Ritchie is worthy but the brifters should be replaced with Dura Ace bar ends. I'm looking forward to the "New fork for the Breakaway" thread. ...
03-20-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,553
Posted By Classtime

Has anyone ridden it yet? I don't think it is...

Has anyone ridden it yet? I don't think it is open yet but I am looking forward to it. I used to commute from Redondo Beach to Long Beach via Lomita-Figeuroa-Anaheim-Redondo Ave and had a great time....
03-17-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*&...

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*& in this thread. (BF capitalized the c word but not Bike!?)

1.) I met a guy locally who had a new custom retro bike built so he didn't need to ride...
03-17-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 217,308
Posted By Classtime

At 155 lbs., I'm back to 100-110 on my 23mm...

At 155 lbs., I'm back to 100-110 on my 23mm Tubulars (and 110 clinchers). I just patched a 23 Corsa G that I pinch flatted at 90. But I am often careless on my regular routes and hit stuff. I will...
03-14-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Classtime

Jannd makes a decent bag that holds a big...

Jannd makes a decent bag that holds a big tubular, sealant, multitool, and valve remover. I can squeeze two Continental Comps in it.
03-13-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

Well, I haven't ridden--really ridden since...

Well, I haven't ridden--really ridden since before the postponed/canceled 2020 version. Until today--eye opener--Solo miles in zone 2 will not prepare you for Kiler or those other two whose names I...
03-13-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By Classtime

$1.95❤️

$1.95❤️
03-11-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,107
Posted By Classtime

I WONDER IF IT WILL RAIN THAT WEEKEND!? I've...

I WONDER IF IT WILL RAIN THAT WEEKEND!?

I've since hung up my Gatorskins GP4 wheel set to save that little diamond tread. The Sedis chain and and Sachs 13/24 don't skip and if my new chain shows...
03-05-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Classtime

That is neither a beater bike nor beater car....

That is neither a beater bike nor beater car. Modern Classics I’d say. Spring is a kick. We don’t have it here but I grew up with it and remember my sore buttocks sitting at school on the Monday...
02-26-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,950
Posted By Classtime

The Bicycle Stand on Broadway in Long Beach.

The Bicycle Stand on Broadway in Long Beach.
02-26-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By Classtime

I remember that keeper. 🙂

I remember that keeper. 🙂
02-26-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By Classtime

Nice one in great shape for 250. I thought mine...

Nice one in great shape for 250. I thought mine was a 600 but in the same color and a little small for me.
02-24-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 217,308
Posted By Classtime

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the...

For our bikes, I think Ambrosio Nemesis is the go-to rim.
Forum: Foo
02-24-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,184
Posted By Classtime

We stopped replacing toasters a few years ago and...

We stopped replacing toasters a few years ago and got this Toastmaster.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/img_1392_ec82951cab0e988d3e5092783306f2a3bdf0a9ff.jpg
Like...
02-22-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,067,447
Posted By Classtime

New IM?

What do you think? I know this could go in the WIW thread but IMs are special.
...
02-21-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,639
Posted By Classtime

These numbers are bewildering to me. My wife...

These numbers are bewildering to me. My wife makes me get them updated now and then. I just checked and one of my cholesterol numbers is just over the line: 104 when it is supposed to be <100. She...
02-21-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By Classtime

The wind has been brutal lately. Yesterday, I was...

The wind has been brutal lately. Yesterday, I was returning from my ride heading north on the Esplanade and turned right at Ave. C because I hate how the gusts kick up helter skelter in front of The...
02-19-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,138
Posted By Classtime

The 620 rear triangles could have been brazed by...

The 620 rear triangles could have been brazed by Tange and plugged in at Trek. While the 720s were all Trek. (Man, this thread makes me wish that I kept my '85 620☹️)
02-18-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By Classtime

That's some crazy geezer activity. Do you also...

That's some crazy geezer activity. Do you also ride up in PV on those things?

Jeff
02-16-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Classtime

Wow, that FW is still here after 35 minutes? ...

Wow, that FW is still here after 35 minutes?
Nice cleanup on the parts.
02-15-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,345
Posted By Classtime

That is a beauty. We didn't get a shot of the...

That is a beauty.
We didn't get a shot of the seat stays. The fork and crown look like my Medici's.
02-11-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By Classtime

I wouldn't paint it. When I was 19, I painted my...

I wouldn't paint it. When I was 19, I painted my UO-8. But I was 19 and it was 1978. I wasn't sentimental about anything. I wanted a blue bike. Try an OA bath first. Wax and polish. Then put on new...
02-09-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,068
Posted By Classtime

IMO, no body ever mated the chain stays to the...

IMO, no body ever mated the chain stays to the bottom bracket with such style. Paint this Medici Red and you can frame your custom CAD for a wall hanger.
02-08-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,225
Posted By Classtime

They will not feel like Gatorskins.

They will not feel like Gatorskins.
02-05-21, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Classtime

https://waterfordbikes.com/waterford-built-forks/...

https://waterfordbikes.com/waterford-built-forks/

I've since changed my plans but I was going here to get a nice fork for my Waterford built Milwaukee Road.
02-03-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Classtime

I'm starting to keep my Suntours so I can swap...

I'm starting to keep my Suntours so I can swap bodies and cogs.
02-01-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By Classtime

I've seen that oil at my local HWS. I'm going to...

I've seen that oil at my local HWS. I'm going to pick some up in the event I come across a nice rag.
01-30-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Classtime

How does it look inside the bottom bracket? I'd...

How does it look inside the bottom bracket? I'd say that is a good candidate for the OA (wood bleach) bath. Re-evaluate from there. Some folks would be concerned about the amount of pitting on the...
01-29-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,599
Posted By Classtime

Beautiful UO-8. This guy is a good espainer: ...

Beautiful UO-8. This guy is a good espainer:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaAK2FaxQ2xiBbAUVZsvDYQ
01-26-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,265
Posted By Classtime

Damn it! Now I'm about to talk myself into...

Damn it! Now I'm about to talk myself into driving 3 hrs. RT for a '85 Schwinn MTB frame.

edit: missed it.
01-26-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,265
Posted By Classtime

I think the Rivendells have much longer...

I think the Rivendells have much longer chainstays like the earliest MTBs or ever a bit longer. So to get a similar ride, you would have to get one of the earlier Stumpjumpers, or a Cimarron. I have...
01-25-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By Classtime

That looks to be in great condition. If you are...

That looks to be in great condition. If you are asking for permission to paint it, NO you can't. Some one may trade their white one with you but I bet later you will be sorry. I don't know the ratio...
01-24-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,958
Posted By Classtime

IM : Centurion Ironman Bicycle RT : Robbie...

IM : Centurion Ironman Bicycle
RT : Robbie Tunes - Worlds hardest working advocate of the Centurion IM
01-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,069
Posted By Classtime

Rainy day in L.A. With nothing better to do than...

Rainy day in L.A. With nothing better to do than bring back a thread from 2014🙂
01-22-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,056
Posted By Classtime

With new consumables, this will be a rider. Paint...

With new consumables, this will be a rider. Paint or patina?
(seller's pic)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/img_1371_dde5146b7168833cc8633a2e52bf54f0a8f42ae8.jpg...
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