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09-24-23, 10:36 PM
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Posted By AdventureManCO

WOW. Pretty cool actually.

WOW. Pretty cool actually.
09-24-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By El Chaba

As a note in reference to a couple of earlier...

As a note in reference to a couple of earlier posts, Thevenet’s bikes used in his 75 and 77 TDF wins were anything but dead stock off the factory assembly line. In 1974 Peugeot set up their Prestige...
09-24-23, 06:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By Repack Rider

I bought my PX-10 in 1970, because at $180 it was...

I bought my PX-10 in 1970, because at $180 it was the least expensive sew-up tire bike. The owners of Sugden and Lynch Bicycles in Palo Alto probably high fived each other when I took that turkey off...
09-23-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By Headpost

Thought this was a perfect response. Quoting it...

Thought this was a perfect response. Quoting it here in case anyone missed it.

If I may summarize: Yes, it's a racing bike; from a time when the sport was very different.
09-23-23, 01:23 PM
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Posted By bertinjim

PTL011- Mine showed up as a modified...

PTL011-

Mine showed up as a modified frameset as below:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x658/px_4_e65827a35576d094f1c9e7dcb4cc9784c211317a.jpg

Typically, OEM kit...
04-19-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,428
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'm a regular around here and am a curmudgeonly...

I'm a regular around here and am a curmudgeonly thirty four years of age.
04-18-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By seagrade

According to my opinion any comparison of frames...

According to my opinion any comparison of frames starts with the same set of wheels and tyres, and matching saddle setback and reach to handlebars, and any assessment of a classic/vintage used...
04-18-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By 3alarmer

...French metric tubing does seem to produce a...

...French metric tubing does seem to produce a bicycle frame that feels and handles quite differently than the tubing diameters the Italians were using. Add to that some of the other differences in...
04-18-23, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By obrentharris

Looks like a pretty nice bike to me. The "work...

Looks like a pretty nice bike to me.
The "work harder" may have more to do with the lower end tires, tire pressure, and the fact that the bike is too small for you than anything else.
Brent
04-18-23, 02:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By Gary Fountain

Hi PTL011, I like Bianchigirll's answer -...

Hi PTL011, I like Bianchigirll's answer - tradition. I have owned lots of bikes over many years and most seem to ride quite well (some don't) but I do have my favourites. I am influenced by that...
04-17-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By 75lechamp

I like the stable yet spirited ride on my '81...

I like the stable yet spirited ride on my '81 Super.... plus I agree, the color is iconic for Colnago, that blue is really something, here's mine, with Cobalto brakes and Mavic SSC bleu rims....

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04-16-23, 11:10 PM
Replies: 136
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Posted By bikingshearer

Bingo. Spot on. YMMV, vive le difference, etc. ...

Bingo. Spot on. YMMV, vive le difference, etc.

The top-drawer bikes, including but definitely not limited to Colnagos, are top-drawer for a reason: lots of people like how they ride. But what...
04-16-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By repechage

That seat post from the one image sure looks like...

That seat post from the one image sure looks like it is beyond the limit line. Saddle is pretty tilted up, to the point that it is set that way by error or to compensate for something else that is...
04-16-23, 09:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,805
Posted By Robvolz

For starters, letís talk about the geometry....

For starters, letís talk about the geometry. Colnago supers, unless custom have the exact same size seat tube and top tube with a tighter angle on the headset. ColnagoĎs also were famous for...
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