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08-30-22, 08:42 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Weight Weenies - do not click

But if you did, check out that seat post pinch bolt. Do you who where was it used,. Kinda cool, i think i'll use it on the Raleigh International i'm going to build.

Thanks
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08-29-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By P!N20

C&V staple remover

C&V staple remover
08-28-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,626
Posted By Robvolz

when I think of either motobecane or Peugeot, I...

when I think of either motobecane or Peugeot, I think white.
08-28-22, 01:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,626
Posted By merziac

Paramount ;) ...

Paramount ;)

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08-27-22, 11:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,626
Posted By merziac

Merckx/DeRosa = Molteni orange.

Merckx/DeRosa = Molteni orange.
08-27-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By Kabuki12

Sorry Ben I’m still working on it, my iPad is...

Sorry Ben I’m still working on it, my iPad is soooo slow!...
08-27-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By Kabuki12

Finally finished the Raleigh Pro

Some of you may remember me posting about whether a 1978 Raleigh Professional frame with headset and BB was worth $150. It is in need of paint but the frame seemed in good shape with no dents or...
08-26-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By jyl

Yes, the two-group commercial Elektra lives in...

Yes, the two-group commercial Elektra lives in my dining room, plumbed-in and on its own 240v circuit, and my wife gets a latte in bed every morning, or else.

I rebuilt another one and gave it to...
08-25-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By SurferRosa

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08-24-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By steelbikeguy

This particular example of Mercet's work can...

This particular example of Mercet's work can fairly be described as an "art bike". There's plenty of room for discussion about whether just black anodizing and gold plating is actually art, but...
08-24-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By squirtdad

to add for some reason that made no sense to me, ...

to add for some reason that made no sense to me, when I was in the Coast Guard on small research ship (it was a thing USCG did BITD) the mess cooks (or at least the Philopino ones) would add salt to...
08-24-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By unworthy1

My trip down memory lane: My maternal...

My trip down memory lane:
My maternal grandfather was a cook in SF most of his adult life (immigrated from Greece) but at one point he partnered with an Irish couple from the neighborhood and they...
08-24-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 184
Posted By mkeller234

A little help from my friends: TA crank puller

For years, I have had this old crank extractor that fit TA and another type (flips depending on which you want). I have never had the bolt or handle that would have worked with it.... I don't even...
08-24-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By branko_76

I walked into the chowhall aboard the USS...

I walked into the chowhall aboard the USS Nashville while off the coast of Beirut to get a cup of coffee. The two embarked Marine mess cooks were cleaning up and said the chowhall was closed. I said...
08-24-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By Doug Fattic

Jeff is at my place right now in Niles, Michigan...

Jeff is at my place right now in Niles, Michigan as he is on his way to the Auburn Bicycle Classic being held this week end at the car museum in Auburn, Indiana. We are both giving presentations on...
08-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By bwilli88

Some of my coffee makers. ...

Some of my coffee makers.
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08-23-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By top506

I've had C-rat coffee lukewarmed by heat tabs and...

I've had C-rat coffee lukewarmed by heat tabs and ultra-fine Kenya AA from coffee bars in Boston and NYC. Bottom line: The worst cup of hot coffee I've drunk first thing in the morning was still...
08-23-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By nomadmax

Love your posts and videos John. Also, it was...

Love your posts and videos John. Also, it was good to meet you at Brazen this year.
08-23-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By nlerner

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are...

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are James Hoffmann's coffee videos on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMb0O2CdPBNi-QqPk5T3gsQ/videos?view=57
08-23-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By gugie

I can vouch for Neal. He probably has a coffee...

I can vouch for Neal. He probably has a coffee shop app on his phone. I do know that he annotates his ridewithgps routes carefully. Here's one example from a visit not too long ago:...
08-23-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,880
Posted By PilotFishBob

My club has a Sunday social ride which, at the...

My club has a Sunday social ride which, at the mid-point, stops at one of several area coffee houses in rotation. A cup o' Joe goes great with a Cliff bar...
08-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 750
Posted By jjhabbs

A Visit to Jeffrey Bock's Shop! Dropped off a frameset to be painted.

Hey guys,
I went to Ames Iowa to drop off my 1980 Raleigh Competition GS to get repainted. I had some time to get to know Jeffrey. What a knowledgeable guy. He's an incredible artist. The work he...
08-18-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Robvolz

What a day! I just spent an hour with Ted Kirkbride

Wowzers,
It all started with the daily Craigslist post I check out each morning and saw an ad with a bunch of frames and wheels. I called the number who was really a screener to make sure that the...
08-18-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,006
Posted By Cyclopast

Mercet

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Need to delete due to problem of picture.

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08-17-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,693
Posted By P!N20

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08-10-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By fliplap

3D printers are so cheap now if you’re at all...

3D printers are so cheap now if you’re at all maker-inclined you’d be nuts not to have one.

I use mine for making tools and jigs regularly. Like the black bit for aligning the mandrel on this...
08-03-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Spellscape

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08-03-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Spellscape

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08-03-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Spellscape

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08-03-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By Spellscape

Cycling in Warsaw Museum of Sport and Tourism

Hi All
some might find it interesting

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08-03-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 935
Posted By smd4

Are you kidding? There's an entire thread devoted...

Are you kidding? There's an entire thread devoted to how modern plastic bikes are built that remains unmolested on this Forum. But my thread on Dura Ace 7700 got moved. Go figure.
08-02-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 510
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) CANNONDALE

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08-01-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By Ago15

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08-01-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) RALEIGH Cycle Company of America

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07-31-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By BillRS22

Mercian Pro 1974

This is a 1974 Mercian Pro that I rebuilt with Campy components earlier this summer. I bought the bike in 1975 and originally
built it up with DuraAce components. In the 90’s it sported a Campy...
07-31-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By Ago15

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07-30-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) TREK Bicycle Corporation

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07-30-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By jamesdak

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Bottle cages perfect match...
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-24-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By santa fe 2926

And that’s a pretty nice Reynolds 531...

And that’s a pretty nice Reynolds 531 professional Peugeot next to Anquetil.
07-23-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By El Chaba

Since the subject has come up, here are a few...

Since the subject has come up, here are a few detail shots. Olivier is so good at working out the details, that even somebody like me who suffers from OCD about such things can just mention what one...
07-23-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By northbend

Here is a photo of the serial stamped on the...

Here is a photo of the serial stamped on the dropout:
https://live.staticflickr.com/8578/16492175517_f559174dcc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/r8mHcK)Serial Number (https://flic.kr/p/r8mHcK) by Matthew...
07-23-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 317
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Super LeTour 12.2 Restoration

I've been working on this for a while but it's done now. I went with the 600 Arabesque group because I had it, and it's just so good looking. SR Royal stem with SR Road Champion bars, Brooks B17 with...
07-23-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By gugie

Thanks, I'll do that when I get a chance. Matt...

Thanks, I'll do that when I get a chance. Matt purchased it from the original owner, I believe, and has that info, but it's always good to know more about the provenance.
07-23-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Drillium Dude

Restored this one myself using overly thinned...

Restored this one myself using overly thinned enamels:

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It's not as difficult...
07-23-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By Ago15

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07-23-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By El Chaba

More photos and impressions will be needed re...

More photos and impressions will be needed re this machine….
07-23-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 13,280
Posted By bbbob

looks like another "B" was involved......... ...

looks like another "B" was involved.........
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07-22-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) Richard SACHS Signature

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07-22-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 494
Posted By branko_76

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