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07-31-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By Doug Fattic

There are some nice older British bikes that...

There are some nice older British bikes that might work for you. The Gillot and Ephgrave Mark mentioned are top quality and would command a premium price. However there were many builders in the UK...
07-27-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,280
Posted By nlerner

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that...

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that you conjured up the Takara baby for that last pic though having him chew on a tubular tire likely was out of the question.
07-25-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,140
Posted By Prowler

I wrench one day a week at an LBS and am, slowly,...

I wrench one day a week at an LBS and am, slowly, learning that I am NO ones target market and I cannot fathom what makes people tick. I rarely meet anyone who likes the old steel that we here do and...
07-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,315
Posted By nlerner

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with...

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with 650b x 42mm wheels plus fenders. No frame mods needed.
...
07-20-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,280
Posted By rustystrings61

I wasted no time in digging into the Sirrus,...

I wasted no time in digging into the Sirrus, working for a couple of hours last night and getting in 45 minutes this morning before breakfast - it was raining, so why not? The reports you have read...
07-16-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By northbend

I’ll be taking 2 bikes to Cino this year. ...

I’ll be taking 2 bikes to Cino this year.

Not quite as Heroic as some of the other bikes I've used at Cino in the past, I’ll put rat traps on to satisfy the spirit of Cino and ride the Holland.
...
07-14-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By davester

I will be bringing a finely crafted Italian...

I will be bringing a finely crafted Italian bicycle built by the one and only Cino Cinelli. The gearing is a little stiff for hillclimbing but Rule #5!
...
07-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,188
Posted By rccardr

Thatís a great idea. We could also Sharpie our...

Thatís a great idea. We could also Sharpie our screen names on the race number plates, would make it easier to ID each other as we come across BF members on the ride.
06-23-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By nlerner

President Madison is truly a sartorial...

President Madison is truly a sartorial inspiration to me.
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06-22-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,309
Posted By nazcalines

I solved this problem by removing the shimano...

I solved this problem by removing the shimano logo with acetone.
06-22-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,280
Posted By darnet

Green Super Course update

Only a couple of rides in the past 2 weeks. Wednesday before last rode to breakfast diner at the Nashua, NH airport, and back home (9.2 miles)....
06-20-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,157
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Posted By Sir_Name

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06-16-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By billytwosheds

What a BLAST. I hate to be all soft and stuff but...

What a BLAST. I hate to be all soft and stuff but this kind of tour and write up are why I keep coming back to this community. Bikes are cool, the humans the ride them are better.

Cheers.
06-16-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,556
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I...

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I was to get together with friends and re-approximate bike life from the Before Times. I came up with the idea (as most of these ride ideas do) in the...
05-30-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By northbend

I rode up the Iron Horse Trail to Snoqualmie Pass...

I rode up the Iron Horse Trail to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday.

Lunch along side Lake Keechelus

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51210728342_ccda5b0719_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2m2jno7)My lunch...
05-24-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By JacobLee

Spent the weekend at our favorite campground on...

Spent the weekend at our favorite campground on Lake Billy Chinook in Central Oregon. I always manage to get away for a quick ride, and this one is the most epic quick ride in existence! 7 miles,...
05-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Insidious C.

That style frame and paint scheme is on the cover...

That style frame and paint scheme is on the cover of the 87 Daccordi catalog (can be found on bulgier,net). It is referred to in the catalog as "SL." Maybe a model name or maybe it was in reference...
05-18-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,993
Posted By iab

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed. Does...

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed.

Does he discriminate against a proper Italian 3 speed? It has more panache.

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05-17-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,155
Posted By johnnyace

Enjoy, these are great bikes! Here's my 1972 TdF,...

Enjoy, these are great bikes! Here's my 1972 TdF, which I regrettable no longer own. It was an eclectic mix of Simplex, Campy, Suntour Superbe, and a great ride.
...
05-16-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Andy_K

I went for a ride on Bald Peak yesterday with...

I went for a ride on Bald Peak yesterday with gugie. No pics from the ride (which is too bad, because it's a beautiful route). I did want to share a new addition to the place where I usually park...
05-16-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By nlerner

Took a break from today’s ride to tame a wild...

Took a break from today’s ride to tame a wild steed:
...
05-15-21, 09:42 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,280
Posted By Insidious C.

A clunker is born

Well I doubt this will score me favor with the judge(s) but just today I stumbled upon a free Raleigh on Portland CL. This particular model weighs about 150lbs. Other than that it's biggest flaw is...
05-13-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,784
Posted By Doug Fattic

A little bit about the history of us American...

A little bit about the history of us American builders to put this bicycle in context. When the bike boom of 1970/71 started, the craft had died out in the US. Americans that wanted a fine bicycle...
05-12-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,505
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Heaven- Greeted by the English, cooked for by the...

Heaven- Greeted by the English, cooked for by the French, entertained by the Italians, and scheduled by the Germans.

Hell- Greeted by the French, cooked for by the English, entertained by the...
05-05-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 731
Posted By Mad Honk

Gugie, I read it the same way and I have no...

Gugie,
I read it the same way and I have no interest in dating a Brook by any last name. I'm just glad I was not the only one who got a giggle out of the title. Smiles, MH
05-05-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,382
Posted By nlerner

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.
05-04-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Doug Fattic

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it...

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it appears to have its original paint. I never liked those decals and paid a professional to change them to a script probably before 1978. I haven't...
04-26-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By unterhausen

if it had been cracked all the way around, you...

if it had been cracked all the way around, you wouldn't need to remove the paint to tell it was cracked. Just flex it a little.

Removing paint is a really horrible way to tell if a frame is...
04-26-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By xiaoman1

[/i][/color] In my book, wet sanding with...

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In my book, wet sanding with 1200 to remove the line and a good polish would have done it.
JMO, Best, Ben
04-26-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By cudak888

Beware, I'm not going to sugar coat this reply -...

Beware, I'm not going to sugar coat this reply - but please note that this is not personal.

When was the last time a 531 frame showed up on this forum, CR, or anywhere else on the internet with a...
04-18-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Did my local Presidential route today, riding...

Did my local Presidential route today, riding past Monticello (Jefferson) and Ash Lawn (Monroe). Posted pics of that before, so hereís the stretch of gravel connecting this with the homeward bound...
03-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By jdawginsc

The great bike refresh and giveaway thread

Some of you may have read I decided to make my addiction work for my students at an inner city high school that was hit hard by various catastrophes. My kids donít really have much.

...So, we...
02-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,229
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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02-22-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,212
Posted By Brad L

I got my first vaccination on Feb. 6th and will...

I got my first vaccination on Feb. 6th and will be getting the second this Saturday. I had yet another round of radiation this past January for yet another round of an aggressive squamous cell...
02-19-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,364
Posted By Straightblock

My first shoes came from there, too, also...

My first shoes came from there, too, also Lambertini. First shorts and jersey in the same purchase.
02-05-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,087
Posted By mercator

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01-24-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,709
Posted By oneclick

They were Carlton (pre-Raleigh) lugs. In 1973...

They were Carlton (pre-Raleigh) lugs. In 1973 somebody found them in box behind some empty biscuit tins when they were clearing everything out of the little-used lavatory by the stockroom (trying to...
01-21-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,711
Posted By Drillium Dude

How To Ride A Bike Forever

I recently received Rivendell's Parts & Accessories Fall-Winter 2000 No. 7 catalog after purchasing it on Ebay. Although not the version I thought it was (I was thinking it was the version with more...
01-11-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,301
Posted By geeteeiii

Some Soviet junk I have.

Hello everybody.

I tought my weird collection of bikes might be interesting to people here, soviet bicycles seem to be quite undocumented here. Being from a ex USSR occupied country, we have alot...
01-11-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By billytwosheds

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good...

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good story may not be true, let's have it. Otherwise just let people feel good, right?

No need to harsh the mallow.
01-09-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 9,973
Posted By cb400bill

We believe that the dead horse has been...

We believe that the dead horse has been sufficiently beaten.

Thread closed.
12-29-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By iab

Not bike related, but not airing of grievances on...

Not bike related, but not airing of grievances on 23 December. This thread is about week late. :(
12-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By Dylansbob

Bad fenderlines. I hate seeing bikes with plastic...

Bad fenderlines. I hate seeing bikes with plastic fenders all jacked up in one spot because the installed had no idea.


.....and about 90% of the bike buying public. Sheep mentality buying into...
12-29-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By kross57

People who feel compelled to tell you what's...

People who feel compelled to tell you what's wrong with your bike setup. Whether you ask or not.

I wouldn't say it bugs me, but I do get a good chuckle out of all these bike outfits. Padded...
12-29-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By trailangel

Brake cables in front of the bars.

Brake cables in front of the bars.
12-29-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By 515Cycling

Didn't mean to bug ya

Roadies that can't be bothered to acknowledge another rider. No wave, no nod, nothing.
12-29-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By OldsCOOL

Now THIS is bicycle orthodoxy.

Now THIS is bicycle orthodoxy.
12-29-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By scarlson

Les Dilberteurs... :p

Les Dilberteurs... :p
12-29-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By nlerner

People who take perfectly fine 700c road bikes...

People who take perfectly fine 700c road bikes and stick those funny diminutive French wheels on them. I mean, whatís that all about?
12-29-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 24,353
Posted By th0m

This might be controversial for some older guys,...

This might be controversial for some older guys, but bars higher than or level with the saddle just looks terrible on a road bike and bugs me to no end. Doesn't matter how nice the bike is, if the...
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