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08-05-21, 09:27 AM
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Posted By CV-6

Since we are sharing TSX Lemonds, here is mine. ...

Since we are sharing TSX Lemonds, here is mine. Frame was a Christmas present from my wife. I was fortunate to get most of the Campagnolo Record group as a single purchase. I think mine dates ca...
08-05-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1989) LeMond TSX

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07-25-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By markk900

Out for a ride in the heat

Needed to go for a ride so pulled the Trek 600 IGH conversion out of the shed and went for one. Id built this bike as a result of reading an article way back in the 70s in Bicycling! that said a...
07-25-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 147,590
Posted By tyler_fred

I like it.. It rides smooth. It has a very...

I like it.. It rides smooth. It has a very relaxed seat tube angle. I hated the factory stem and spacers, so I replaced those. I just put the FP60s on there and stored the red Rolfs.
07-20-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,753
Posted By rsbob

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INFINITO CV ...
07-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,753
Posted By takenreasy

Then back out for a short evening cruise on the...

Then back out for a short evening cruise on the Guv'nor:

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That is one...
07-20-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By The Golden Boy

I absolutely LOVE the RRLs! When they first...

I absolutely LOVE the RRLs!

When they first came out I think I saw something about RRLs 'were designed by asking a Millennial to draw what they thought "vintage" brake levers looked like.'

For...
07-18-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By P!N20

Top of the line Pinarello Montello with second...

Top of the line Pinarello Montello with second tier groupset and entry level engine.

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07-17-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By joluja

My De Rosa 35th Anniversario

Tough to piece together but the pain has been worth it
...
07-15-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By squirtdad

no a pro but got 28mm GK, I could fit a 30 but...

no a pro but got 28mm GK, I could fit a 30 but not a 32 on the team miyata

another would be the Vittoria Corsa Control clincher in 30mm I have a 30mm Vitorria corsa control tubular on my...
07-15-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,094
Posted By rccardr

I’d take a serious look at Panaracer GK 32’s. On...

I’d take a serious look at Panaracer GK 32’s. On older narrow (but with hooks) rims, they’ll wind up somewhere around 30-31mm.
Vittoria Graphene 30’s are another possibility but not sure they would...
07-15-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,753
Posted By Wileyone

We need a "dislike" button.

We need a "dislike" button.
07-13-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 463
Posted By thinktubes

Nice! And the winner is...? Chocolate Milk...

Nice! And the winner is...?

Chocolate Milk rules a a recovery drink.
Replies: 18
Views: 588
Posted By zonova

I ended up getting the bike! I'm excited and...

I ended up getting the bike! I'm excited and nervous to start biking, but thank you all for the help!
07-11-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By obrentharris

You bought the wrong carbon bike. Don't feel...

You bought the wrong carbon bike.
Don't feel bad. I made the same mistake once. I've bought the wrong steel bike more than once.
Brent
07-11-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By easyupbug

I think I might be or at least like to think I...

I think I might be or at least like to think I might be in RiddleOfSteel's camp on this interesting subject. That said, I posted this over on the +50 forum, 65-85+ thread when we were asked why so...
07-11-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 795
Posted By P!N20

My bikes never shut up. "I don't want to go...

My bikes never shut up.

"I don't want to go up that hill."

"Can't we just stop at a cafe instead?"

"It's too cold."

"It's too hot."
07-10-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By canklecat

Yup. Amphetamines alone, booze, etc., could not...

Yup. Amphetamines alone, booze, etc., could not possibly accomplish over the grueling course of a 3 week grand tour what could later be accomplished with EPO, testosterone and HGH. If anything using...
07-09-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By bikingshearer

I stand by my previous comments (post 29, above),...

I stand by my previous comments (post 29, above), but let's give Cavendish his due as a sprinter. He did not win all of his niw 34 stages through perfect lead-outs. Over the years, he also showed...
07-09-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By fettsvenska

This is a good point. I obviously have no...

This is a good point. I obviously have no insight into the strategic plans of Cavendish's team but I think this is an illustration of how cycling teams work together to achieve certain goals and...
07-09-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By Trakhak

The best head-to-head comparison would be their...

The best head-to-head comparison would be their hour record results (on what would have been effectively technologically identical track bikes).

Coppi: 45,848 meters.

Merckx: 49,432 meters.
07-08-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By canklecat

Nobody who knows cycling believes Cavendish...

Nobody who knows cycling believes Cavendish breaking the stage win record will make him equal to Merck... least of Cav, who has transformed from an arrogant and reckless young sprinter to a gracious...
07-08-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By scozim

There are fairly decent stage recaps on YouTube. ...

There are fairly decent stage recaps on YouTube. I've watched a couple for stages I've missed.
07-08-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By merziac

At this point Cav is C+V, there are several...

At this point Cav is C+V, there are several contenders at least 10 years his junior, consequently the extra amount of time it took him to get here. I think its fantastic, so many great stories going...
07-08-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By iab

It bugs me that Cavendish's potential...

It bugs me that Cavendish's potential accomplishment is somehow not worthy to the likes on this forum. Actually, It doesn't bug me. It is quite sad though.
07-08-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By bOsscO

Doesn't bother me at all. In fact I think it's...

Doesn't bother me at all. In fact I think it's awesome that at his age, Cav seems at the top of his game (again). Records are meant to be broken, but they're just records.
07-07-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 349
Posted By krakhaus

This is what you want. I own a pair, but I don't...

This is what you want. I own a pair, but I don't want to get rid of them. 272 grams, you won't find much lighter in an alloy bar. They make my Cinelli bars feel like a boat anchor.
There's a pair on...
07-07-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By Stadjer

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers...

Correct, It says impact resistant, x layers powdercoating system, transparant lacquer (paint/coating)3, zinc primer, colour paint.

It's a bit old school, boasting about rust proofing was about the...
07-05-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, with the brand name and the...

I mean, with the brand name and the dynamo/headlight, you've just gotta name this bike Lightbringer, amiright? :innocent:
07-04-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,753
Posted By chaadster

Sweet! I used to want one of those PDG bikes! I...

Sweet! I used to want one of those PDG bikes! I guess I still do!!
07-04-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 721,753
Posted By easyupbug

I religiously rotate through my collection;...

I religiously rotate through my collection; everyone of my bikes was hand-crafted by artisans with things like carefully brazed and tapered lugs, many thinned by craftsmen and craftswomen with files....
07-04-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 957
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I would go as far as to say 1987 was the...

I would go as far as to say 1987 was the watershed year. That was the last year that all the large manufacturers all had a full line of steel road bikes. After that Trek, Schwinn, Specialized, etc,...
07-02-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 981
Posted By Eric F

Nothing special about that sprint that doesn't...

Nothing special about that sprint that doesn't happen in a whole lot of sprints.
06-30-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By downtube42

These are phenomenal achievements, and the...

These are phenomenal achievements, and the athletes deserve respect.
06-30-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,658
Posted By Rick

I do believe that everybody who entered the race...

I do believe that everybody who entered the race had to qualify. Regardless of the weather, terrain, or road conditions and many other factors. The winner still won the race. I congratulate the 52...
06-28-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,002
Posted By Bad Lag

glassman83, I predict an early death for your...

glassman83, I predict an early death for your leather saddles. IMO, eight applications in a couple of years is too many, too soon. I suppose it depends upon how much you apply but, still,... eight.
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06-28-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,044
Posted By shoff535

i use the black Kool Stop, and they work fine. I...

i use the black Kool Stop, and they work fine. I have gen 3 deltas and never had a problem or issue with them
06-28-21, 12:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,916
Posted By SurferRosa

I would stick with that honey Fizik. It's the...

I would stick with that honey Fizik. It's the best stuff anyway. It looks fine.



If every single person answered his own question with his own search, why would anyone post anything on bf?
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06-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,784
Posted By gravelinmygears

I bought the bike

I asked Peter Johnson if he built the bike and he said no. He thinks that its a Tom Richey maybe from the 80s. He took one look at the seat cluster and said it had to be Tom. Others have said Otis...
06-25-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 976
Posted By Frogbutter

To answer my own question.....Not that far! Just...

To answer my own question.....Not that far! Just so happens my son and daughter in law live in Renton and were able to put this deal together for me awhile back. Bike finely made it to Wisconsin...
06-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Mushrooom

53cm Conti with complete Galli groupset

Here’s a wonderful example of detailed and meticulous Italian craftsmanship at its best: the Conti Designer (probably 84). The history of this bike and its rarity are so cool that they add a little...
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06-21-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 991
Posted By gearbasher

The last (and only) time I drove an automatic was...

The last (and only) time I drove an automatic was my road test. That was about 40 years ago. In fact, Gearbasher comes from driving a four speed and not from the bike. I worked a 4 to midnight shift...
06-21-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,558
Posted By Iride01

I tend to believe that only expenses greater than...

I tend to believe that only expenses greater than your annual income should be considered a reason to ask for a loan. If you have to finance your bike, you are buying too much bike.

My 2
06-20-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,188
Posted By squirtdad

Squirtdad it registered. Heaven help me I have to...

Squirtdad it registered. Heaven help me I have to get serious about training and weight loss.......and of course my son sent me some nice hazy ipa for fathers day
and I need to get busy swapping...
06-20-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,188
Posted By johnnyace

Do it, do it, do it jamesdak... it would be great...

Do it, do it, do it jamesdak... it would be great to meet you! :D
06-20-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,188
Posted By northbend

Flimsy excuse :-) You have plenty of time to slap...

Flimsy excuse :-) You have plenty of time to slap a compact crank on that Fuji and make it work.
Cino ain't about perfection and you won't be alone being 'under biked'.
If it were me, I'd lower...
06-18-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 870
Posted By retrofit

The following is from the PDF "Klein Technical...

The following is from the PDF "Klein Technical Manual - This manual covers all Klein models to August 1996 (http://www.retrobike.co.uk/gallery2/d/2703-2/Klein_tech_manuals96.pdf)" found on...
06-18-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,309
Posted By cudak888

I like my stupid British things. ...

I like my stupid British things.

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06-17-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,243
Posted By OBoile

And when they do, the conditions are often very...

And when they do, the conditions are often very different, as are the tactics employed on that particular day.

But, no one seriously thinks cycling is clean do they?
06-17-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,458
Posted By unterhausen

I would say people generally underestimate how...

I would say people generally underestimate how difficult it is to be a skilled bike mechanic that fixes things so they don't come back. When most of us fix our own bikes, it's a bit of an iterative...
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