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07-19-24, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,656
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Posted By Jazzyg72

I accidentally messaged the seller on this bike...

I accidentally messaged the seller on this bike and he agreed to meet me today so somehow I bought this bike in OC today. Overall for a 54 year old bike that is all original it is in very very good...
07-19-24, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By joesch

Im jealous that you have several outstanding...

Im jealous that you have several outstanding custom frames in you stable.
I think we have about the same dimensions ;)
07-19-24, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By etherhuffer

Finish King of Mercia

Finally got my King of Mercia sorted out. The fellow who had it before me had it made custom, we are the exact same height. It's a perfect fit. Old rear hub was toast, and rear wheel spoking odd,...
07-19-24, 02:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By etherhuffer

I retired two weeks ago after 35 years of...

I retired two weeks ago after 35 years of optometry. Go Cal Bears! So here is my take after doing this a long time:
1. No prescription needed? Buy what you like, but make sure the lenses are...
07-18-24, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 100,235
Posted By SoCaled

Univega Alpina Sport - $40 - Glendora, CA ...

Univega Alpina Sport - $40 - Glendora, CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/d57731bc-5ce1-3217-88da-7dab86226387?cid=7.4
Buy the sling-shot stem get the bike for free! Can't tell from pics, but...
07-18-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By gaucho777

I agree. I wear glasses under the helmet straps....

I agree. I wear glasses under the helmet straps. If I had to speculate…pro riders wear glasses over the straps to show off the sponsors name on the arms of the glasses, and others follow suit because...
07-17-24, 01:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,439
Posted By lex further

Wow! Those are great!

Wow! Those are great!
07-17-24, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By Classtime

My focus now is on ...

My focus now is on
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07-17-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By obrentharris

Glacier goggles, in case you encounter a sudden...

Glacier goggles, in case you encounter a sudden snow storm or need to do some emergency brazing mid ride:
...
07-17-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,164
Posted By Kabuki12

I would not count on anything as far as an...

I would not count on anything as far as an organized event( maybe - maybe not ). I have a feeling that there are some that will be there for a ride or , just go and check in at the local bike shop...
07-17-24, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By xiaoman1

jdawginsc, Many thanks....Sometimes a big...

jdawginsc,
Many thanks....Sometimes a big hammer comes in handy, just don't look too closely at the finishes. :innocent:
Best, Ben
07-17-24, 08:17 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By iab

Knock on wood, I have never lost a pair of...

Knock on wood, I have never lost a pair of sunglasses and have every pair I have ever bought. The oldest are 1982 tortoise Wayfarers. $40 iirc.
07-17-24, 08:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By iab

Ray-Ban. Good enough for Coppi, good enough for...

Ray-Ban. Good enough for Coppi, good enough for me.

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07-17-24, 07:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mr. 66

Oakley was popular, I probably used Varnier at...

Oakley was popular, I probably used Varnier at some time
07-17-24, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm still alive and working. I still have that...

I'm still alive and working. I still have that same landline phone number. I was a high school teacher when I went to Yorkshire UK to learn framebuilding in 1975. I wanted to learn the secrets to...
07-16-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By jdawginsc

That looks amazing Ben!

That looks amazing Ben!
07-16-24, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By PromptCritical

I'll help you get back to that G&T - PM sent.

I'll help you get back to that G&T - PM sent.
07-16-24, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By bulgie

When I saw the author was Thom Lieb I wondered if...

When I saw the author was Thom Lieb I wondered if he was the one who made Lieb frames, but then I read the list and found there's a Michael Lieb, maybe no relation?

Anyway, we called them UgLieb,...
07-16-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By CV-6

Something A Little Different For Me....

My wife's 1965 Schwinn Deluxe Breeze. Rescued from her parents garage four years ago. Restored it as a retirement gift. All original save spokes, tubes and tires. Gotta love old American chrome.

...
07-16-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 100,235
Posted By curbtender

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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$225...
07-16-24, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 100,235
Posted By RustyJames

Pristine Strawberry

I couldnít believe this popped up on Marketplace but seller claims only ridden twice. All the money for it but find another one.
...
07-14-24, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,656
Views: 100,235
Posted By Slowride79

******Can anyone help facilitate? Please pretty...

******Can anyone help facilitate? Please pretty please?******
07-13-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,811
Posted By Manny66

My buddy is over there as we speak. He's going to...

My buddy is over there as we speak. He's going to give the info to me when he hears it.
07-13-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By obrentharris

The shop copy of the second edition was never far...

The shop copy of the second edition was never far from the workbench in 1978:

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07-13-24, 06:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By John E

"This pump is old, the note began, but she works...

"This pump is old, the note began, but she works so give 'er a try
I put a new sucker washer in 'er, you may find the leather dry

"You've got to prime the pump, you must have faith and believe...
07-12-24, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By SquireBlack

Thanks, Neal! (nlerner) merziac Jim, you may...

Thanks, Neal! (nlerner)

merziac Jim, you may be right, but that's one of the drawbacks of riding vintage bikes: everything is hard to find! I've had to remove Stronglight cranks just once on the...
07-12-24, 10:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,811
Posted By davester

I suggest that everyone just chill. The Eroica...

I suggest that everyone just chill. The Eroica home page lists both the Nova Eroica California ride and the regular (vintage) Eroica California (https://eroica.cc/en/california). We all know from...
07-12-24, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By Andy_K

I actually bought a set of these recently for my...

I actually bought a set of these recently for my Huffy build. I needed something to make the dropouts wide enough for a quick release to work. Your dropouts appear to be thick enough that you...
07-12-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By smd4

Now that one I've heard.

Now that one I've heard.
07-10-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By 75lechamp

FS: 1982/83 Specialized Allez Yoshi Konno 3Rensho

OK folks, another interesting bike for sale here, following on the recent '84 I had for sale. I believe this to be a slightly earlier version around 1982/83, as it has "Allez" on the seat stay caps...
07-10-24, 03:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,811
Posted By mhespenheide

SLO? San Luis Obispo? Do you mean Paso Robles? ...

SLO? San Luis Obispo? Do you mean Paso Robles? Because Eroica CA never went through SLO / was never hosted by SLO.

But yes, the city of Paso Robles made it clear that they'd rather not host the...
07-10-24, 01:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,811
Posted By Manny66

That would be a Fantastic idea . I ride...

That would be a Fantastic idea . I ride Unsupported every day so leaning on an organization for food and water is not that important . The Main Factor is the Group .
07-09-24, 11:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,566
Posted By PromptCritical

I rode her for a few miles today for the first...

I rode her for a few miles today for the first time. What a great ride! Fast, smooth, solid, quiet and great handling! Excellent bike!
07-09-24, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15,559
Views: 4,244,317
Posted By SoCaled

Couldn't help myself! Great price and they...

Couldn't help myself! Great price and they offered to deliver! Way too small for me, was planning to use for parts and sell the frame, but (much to my surprise) the bike is fully good to go, now I am...
07-08-24, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By nlerner

Iím fairly sure I have several, Andrew, but am...

Iím fairly sure I have several, Andrew, but am out of town until the coming weekend. Can check on Sunday!
07-08-24, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By SquireBlack

WTB: Stronglight Crank Fixing Bolts

In this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/701001-stronglight-crank-bolts-other-px-10-issues.html) there is quite a discussion about the oddity that Stronglight crank-fixing bolts ó...
07-06-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 117,876
Posted By Manny66

We miss you Bro !! It'll be good to have you...

We miss you Bro !!

It'll be good to have you back.
07-06-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,026
Posted By niliraga

any haul that just happens to include at least...

any haul that just happens to include at least two Rallyes is a haul worth hauling!
07-06-24, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,094
Posted By jamesdak

Last night I got around to taken the good C.F....

Last night I got around to taken the good C.F. rails off a cracked Fizik Kurve saddle. I had bought this for real cheap off Ebay where the seller ID'd as cracked. Put the rails on one of my...
07-05-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 117,876
Posted By tmnguuyen

ill come out for that. You're a mover and shaker...

ill come out for that. You're a mover and shaker Manny.
07-05-24, 06:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By big chainring

When I was in 6th grade we had saturday afternoon...

When I was in 6th grade we had saturday afternoon recreation at school that would last till 4:00. I would run home afterwards to catch as much of Wide World of Sports as I could as it started at 4pm....
07-04-24, 11:48 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 117,876
Posted By PromptCritical

I may be able to make it up there from San Diego....

I may be able to make it up there from San Diego.

Where do you meet on the Rose Bowl grounds and what time?
07-04-24, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By BikingViking793

1973 Schwinn Paramount

Hello. I finally found a 70s Paramount that I thought looked good for a reasonable price. The serial number looks to be C7326, a little hard to read but pretty sure. Has Campy everything except for...
07-04-24, 09:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By Chicago Al

Every day during the Tour my wife and I ask each...

Every day during the Tour my wife and I ask each other 'did you get spoilered?' because even though we try to stay away from certain feeds, our media diet means we inevitably find out about...
07-04-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By BillyD

Forgiven. I believe you've learned by your...

Forgiven. I believe you've learned by your boo-boo, everybody makes boo-boos now and then. :)
07-04-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,516
Posted By iab

We are 10 weeks out to CR Wisconsin. Hanging...

We are 10 weeks out to CR Wisconsin. Hanging out, ********ting, eating, riding. In no particular order.

I have begun organization and have a good list of attendees. This is an additional...
07-04-24, 07:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By gugie

All that's interesting, but my takeaway from this...

All that's interesting, but my takeaway from this thread is we have an @jyl sighting!

Welcome back!
07-04-24, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By top506

Personally, I rejoice at good news regardless of...

Personally, I rejoice at good news regardless of the delivery.
Watched it live at work, yelled so loud two customers rushed over to see if I had stroked out....

Top
07-04-24, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By jamesdak

Not the end of the world but a surprise. I had...

Not the end of the world but a surprise. I had worked all day and was just starting the replay like I do each day. I avoid news all the time because it's mostly BS and all forums seem to have a...
07-04-24, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,269
Posted By clubman

[QUOTE=merziac;23286256]. That being said my...

[QUOTE=merziac;23286256].

That being said my post was 12 hours after it happened, headline news on my laptop when I turned it on as well as around the world, again I'm sorry but this is a bit...
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