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08-04-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,204
Posted By 70sSanO

The truth is, time has a way of resolving...

The truth is, time has a way of resolving everything. It doesn’t really matter what constitutes classic or vintage today because it will change tomorrow, or the next day, or disappear.

Some items...
08-01-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

New addition - Masi Content

This popped up in my local CL at a fair price, so I went over and snapped it up today. For some reason Masi has never really been on my list of must have Italians, but Iím pretty pumped on this one....
07-29-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,455
Views: 435,312
Posted By Mr. 66

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of...

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of track wheels for shop rolling. Cleaner calipers have replaced the original crusty critters. The hubs original to the purchase have been cut from the...
07-28-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By El Heron

Fabricated an adapter to run compact chainrings on vintage 130BCD/135BCD cranksets

Hello Everyone,

I wanted to share a solution that I came up with to run 110BCD 50T/34T chainrings on vintage five-arm cranksets. I fabricated an outer chainring that allows the 110BCD chainrings...
07-26-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,697
Posted By ShannonM

Wanting a short-cage derailleur on the bike just...

Wanting a short-cage derailleur on the bike just because that's what you want is all good. They do look better and shift better, no doubt. And, yes, what you're planning will work, you're just...
07-26-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By hokiefyd

I have done a little bit of testing over the...

I have done a little bit of testing over the weekend. I did angle my saddle nose down just slightly. Using the method mentioned by 79pmooney I loosened the rear bolt until the rails were loose, I...
07-25-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By merziac

:thumb: The venerable ignition pliers from the...

:thumb: The venerable ignition pliers from the days of mechanical points distributors. Can't say I ever really used them for that but they can do a lot of other work, very handy when you need them. ;)
07-24-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By JacobLee

Itís a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one! ...

Itís a bike tool now, albeit an ugly one!

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07-21-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,139
Posted By iab

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-21-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 637
Posted By gugie

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that...

Whatever you want. It's your bike. Those that want a bike all original are treating their bike as museum pieces, not that there's anything wrong with that.

"Back in the day" there were a lot of...
07-19-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,956
Posted By DQRider

. .https://i.imgur.com/UdergPQ.png. This is...

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.https://i.imgur.com/UdergPQ.png.
This is actually an old Pashley Sovereign Roadster that was converted to path racer by the previous owner. The drum brakes are a tremendous improvement over the...
07-19-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 98
Posted By Iride01

Different bike different sounds to get use to. ...

Different bike different sounds to get use to.

Though I'd suspect chain slap too. Is this also when in the small tooth count cogs and/or ring? Maybe you need to shorten the chain.
07-18-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By canklecat

Cavendish did as well as could be expected in a...

Cavendish did as well as could be expected in a surprisingly challenging final stage. From some TV perspectives he might have been briefly boxed out, and at one point he had to stop pedaling for a...
07-18-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By Drillium Dude

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :) ...

Exactly. Let's all enjoy some nice things :)

Top of Colnago's line in 1983, the Nuovo Mexico - the pantographing puts it over the top of all my other rides:
...
07-18-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By iab

1925 Frejus Model A. ...

1925 Frejus Model A.

https://live.staticflickr.com/868/39828023440_4841c1aaa5_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj)Frejus 01 (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj) by iabisdb...
07-18-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By P!N20

Slightly disappointed this thread wasnít about...

Slightly disappointed this thread wasnít about someone pairing downtube shifters with a 12 speed block.
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,454
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

[QUOTE=shahidbashir92;22143146]In the case of...

[QUOTE=shahidbashir92;22143146]In the case of bike frame lugs, the brazing is under sheer forces only - as the tubes are inserted into the lug. The joint will be as strong as the metal of which the...
07-15-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,454
Posted By squirtdad

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. ...

dude this is a 17 year old zombie thread. please don't wake the zombies
07-07-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,625
Posted By Hobbiano

At least with a Varsity you can count on it...

At least with a Varsity you can count on it continuing to function for a long time to come. :)
07-07-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,625
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...going to all this trouble to rebuild a...

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...going to all this trouble to rebuild a wheel with a Helicomatic rear hub, reminds me of the old threads that used to pop up from time to time about restoring a Schwinn Varsity. :)
07-06-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,562
Posted By badger_biker

Getting closer to my grail Trek 720

A bonus of my search for another Voyageur last fall was bikemig letting me know he had a 1983 Trek 720 frame he was willing to part with. Since they came out the 1984 720 was my grail bike and this...
07-06-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,126
Posted By thook

things started working again using vivaldi a few...

things started working again using vivaldi a few hours ago. so, i guess that's all fixed without my having to clear anything. however, if the problem returns, i'll try doing that. thanks!!

edit: i...
07-05-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By konakai

pino morroni track bike

hello could anyone share any information or back story on this bike. I'm mainly interested in old wood rim racers and old pacing bikes. I'm not too versed on the newer stuff. I am somewhat familiar...
07-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By obrentharris

1959/60 Olmo Professional - 60cm

For sale - my 1959/60 Olmo Professional. Beautiful original paint, chrome, decals for a 60+ year old Italian bike.
Seat tube 60cm center to center. Top tube 56cm center to center.
Complete bike...
06-28-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,021
Posted By 3alarmer

...FWIW in your future endeavors, when you...

...FWIW in your future endeavors, when you already know that you are going to strip and refinish a frame, and you want to pull the fixed cup that is really stuck in there, A Mapp gas or other torch...
06-28-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,021
Posted By TullySteve

Well we got it out in good reusable shape!...

Well we got it out in good reusable shape! Combination of the Sheldon Brown tool, overnight soaking in canola, and my LBS used a version of your method to clamp a regular large adjustable wrench to...
06-28-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Chuck M

Nice. Seems a shame to part out such a good...

Nice. Seems a shame to part out such a good looking bike.
06-26-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,886
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51001124514_7a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51001124514_7a58ae8cca_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kGN6t1)Paglianti 02 (https://flic.kr/p/2kGN6t1) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
06-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,886
Posted By Drillium Dude

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Edit: I like this combination because it contains the four basic food groups of...
06-24-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By P!N20

For the love of Merckx, don't plug the hole. ...

For the love of Merckx, don't plug the hole.

Not only is it for threading the cable in and out, it's for your hex key to access the clamp bolt if you ever need to remove/adjust/install them.
06-23-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,025
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
06-21-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,886
Posted By steelbikeguy

the perfect hubs for a Cherubim show bike! Of...

the perfect hubs for a Cherubim show bike!
Of course, that means that thousands of people will take nearly the same photo .... like I did. :)
...
06-21-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,886
Posted By Curtis Odom

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06-21-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,023
Posted By Barrettscv

1994-ish Pinarello Gavia

This Pinarello Gavia probably had 8 speed Ergo levers originally. She currently features 2x10 Veloce Ergo levers and derailleurs with Chorus brakes and crankset. The tubing is Columbus TSX and the...
06-17-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,557
Posted By jadocs

Hereís mine. I just got some new Ti bottle cages...

Hereís mine. I just got some new Ti bottle cages that I like a lot.

...
06-16-21, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By bikingshearer

Is this/he one of ours? (1963 Cinelli content)

I just stumbled onto this article (https://pezcyclingnews.com/readersrigs/readers-rigs-paul-cinelli-1963-supercorsa/) in Pez Cycling. It's about a beautifully restored 1963 Cinelli SC, pictured...
06-14-21, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,202
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think high flange hubs are classy!!! ...

I think high flange hubs are classy!!!

https://live.staticflickr.com/4690/24576607767_b01e0c773f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/DrKxfF)IMG_0079 (https://flic.kr/p/DrKxfF) by Dave The Golden Boy...
06-11-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,374
Posted By BFisher

Prowler's observations and opinions are his own,...

Prowler's observations and opinions are his own, are valid, and are shared by others.

The retort with all of the red "corrections" was anti-social and unnecessary.

Be happy-be friendly-ride...
06-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,927
Posted By majmt

Here’s mine. I picked up this ‘96 Primato (all...

Here’s mine. I picked up this ‘96 Primato (all Campy Record) almost ten years ago at a second-hand outdoor sporting goods store where it was hanging with a bunch of battered mountain bikes. I only...
06-10-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,722
Posted By genejockey

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert,...

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert, and lazy to boot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,299
Posted By Koyote

When it comes to bike frames, steel is a very...

When it comes to bike frames, steel is a very mature technology - so, there is no "best" builder. Rather, there are lots and lots of equally good builders.

Oh, and if you think you're getting a...
06-09-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,374
Posted By Prowler

There's still something about 23c tires

I know that, like the tidal bore in Truro, NS, Iíll be going against the flow here but I have to say that there is still something really neat about 23c tires. Wider and fatter tires are all the rage...
06-08-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 572
Posted By squirtdad

it followed me home dear, really

New project SR semi-pro, 600 Arabesque except for suntour barcons.

Not sure year but guessing 78 to 82??? it has 27 in wheels, and it seems that much later than that it would have had...
06-06-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By SurferRosa

If I were in charge, my first order of business...

If I were in charge, my first order of business would be to fix your avatar.

https://i.imgur.com/M3Xf288.jpg

Vote for me! :thumb:
06-04-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By tricky

Yup agreed. Siu Blue Wind can we officially end...

Yup agreed. Siu Blue Wind can we officially end the experiment now and get the threads moved back to C&V and the brifter forum closed? The consensus is that we'd like it all within C&V.
06-04-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By non-fixie

While I appreciate the proactive stance and the...

While I appreciate the proactive stance and the effort of the mods, this move might have been a little premature, IMO. What unites us in this community is not so much the exact age of bikes or parts,...
06-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By gaucho777

I am not likely to ever visit that other forum. I...

I am not likely to ever visit that other forum. I spend almost all my time in C&V. I occasionally dip my toes in the Road and Commuting forums, more for the topical discussion than for the bikes. I...
06-03-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By fishboat

Seems like a solution in search of a problem..I'd...

Seems like a solution in search of a problem..I'd dump it..with all due respect..I know the mods do a lot of good work here.
06-02-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,931
Posted By Andy_K

New subforums are fine, but if my threads start...

New subforums are fine, but if my threads start getting moved there because I put indexed shifters on my C&V frames I'm going to be sad.
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