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02-02-23, 04:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By rccardr

Not likely a problem. Bob and Joe are driving...

Not likely a problem. Bob and Joe are driving in, one presumes with their bikes fully assembled.
I'm the only one flying in with a bike-in-a-bag and am experienced with assembling them on the...
02-01-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By rccardr

Pastor Bob, Joesch and myself snagged a nice Air...

Pastor Bob, Joesch and myself snagged a nice Air BnB for the weekend. It’s located in Town, just a few blocks from the start of the tour.
We might hit you up for a workstand and some tools, however....
02-01-23, 07:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By RB1-luvr

beautiful architecture, beautiful scenery,...

beautiful architecture, beautiful scenery, beautiful bikes. Win, win, Win. Wish I could be there.
01-31-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Mrs. PB has given me the :thumb: to attend. My...

Mrs. PB has given me the :thumb: to attend. My first vintage group ride since pre-covid and the first retirement ride. :D I'm psyched! Now--- what to ride?
01-30-23, 09:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By rccardr

Sounds like fun!

Sounds like fun!
01-29-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,234
Posted By robobike316

The look of bare aluminum polished nicely is my...

The look of bare aluminum polished nicely is my favorite.Simichrome rules!
01-29-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By gugie

This is one of the reasons that Doc is at once my...

This is one of the reasons that Doc is at once my role model, yet I hate him. Basically he's living the dream. :D The guy's retired and flies all over the country meeting up with BFer's and riding...
01-28-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By tcs

Vistors: catch the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum...

Vistors: catch the Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum while you're in town!
01-28-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By rccardr

Mrs. Doc says: Go! Flight into Houston Friday...

Mrs. Doc says: Go!
Flight into Houston Friday the 17th early afternoon.
Rental car, can rideshare with anyone else flying into Houston at same-ish time or from that area who needs a lift.
Return...
01-28-23, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By panzerwagon

Sounds like a fun ride. Please count me in— will...

Sounds like a fun ride. Please count me in— will try to keep up with y’all.
01-27-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By BMC_Kid

I just returned to Bahrain or I’d join you. I...

I just returned to Bahrain or I’d join you. I just finished building up a late 80s Pinarello that would have been the perfect bike for the ride! Maybe next year? I’ve ridden that area a few years ago...
01-27-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My wife has family in that region of TX. I'm...

My wife has family in that region of TX. I'm twisting her arm for a long over due visit. It would be a perfect excuse to come and participate.
01-27-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 931
Posted By shoota

Dang, wish you were closer, I'd be there.

Dang, wish you were closer, I'd be there.
12-30-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,502
Posted By non-fixie

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( ...

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( This was within budget. :)
12-14-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Started a C&V Cycling Club for the Sacramento Area

Took my inspiration from the Bay Area and Pasadena rides that have been going for a while. Started the Camellia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Club this summer and the club has been going strong!...
11-05-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,928
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_91...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_9142289b38_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf)The Old Brit (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/),...
11-04-22, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8,002
Views: 900,921
Posted By jdawginsc

Those are perfect wheels. My favorite hubs and...

Those are perfect wheels. My favorite hubs and hoops.
11-01-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,376
Posted By iab

Wide bars are dorky. There. I said it. :)

Wide bars are dorky. There. I said it.

:)
08-13-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,316
Posted By bulgie

That's serious overkill. I have filled H2O boss...

That's serious overkill. I have filled H2O boss holes several times, it was easy and reliable. The tube inevitably has a weakened spot there from tempering, but no weaker than any other spot on a...
07-03-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By satbuilder

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!
07-01-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By juvela

----- $40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!...

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$40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!

Congratulations on being an excellent shopper. ;)


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07-01-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By aceves

Awesome restoration Brad L! Everything looks...

Awesome restoration Brad L! Everything looks right on this bike! :thumb:

aceves
06-25-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By satbuilder

Link to the iab brake hood thread: ...

Link to the iab brake hood thread:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1041075-how-make-reproduction-vittoria-hoods.html
06-23-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By stardognine

Very, very nice. 👍 Your attention to detail is...

Very, very nice. 👍 Your attention to detail is far beyond my abilities.
06-23-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,780
Posted By juvela

----- question regarding the dating of two...

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question regarding the dating of two replacement pieces -

was trying to recall what date the derailment guard peg came on on R/NR outer chainwheels

the stamping on the Christophe toe...
06-08-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,653
Posted By Bianchigirll

Im sure everyone will disagree but I think part...

Im sure everyone will disagree but I think part of the problem is people “discovering” vintage bikes after decades of riding bikes with the stop on pinhead dual pivot brakes and they automatically...
06-02-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,284
Posted By smd4

Well, that certainly explains a lot.

Well, that certainly explains a lot.
05-27-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By randyjawa

The absolute best advice given so far is stick...

The absolute best advice given so far is stick with the Simplex rear derailleur. Believe it or not, they do work very well. The worst kind of advice is altering the frame of a highly desirable...
05-22-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,284
Posted By SurferRosa

This is one of my favorite threads. ...

This is one of my favorite threads.

:roflmao2:
05-03-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By rogerm3d

I'm glad that you made it through the ride and it...

I'm glad that you made it through the ride and it was great chatting with you a couple of times along the ride (Your dedication is quite impressive)
05-03-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By tmnguuyen

Running into Brad and finished the ride with him...

Running into Brad and finished the ride with him is the highlight of the ride for me. This is True Texan Grit, Brad drove 1800 miles with all the medical procedure, won a category the concours, did...
05-02-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By OldCoot

Well your bike was definitely on of my favorites....

Well your bike was definitely on of my favorites. I am glad you brought it!
05-01-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Congrats Brad! Gugie and I admired your bike as...

Congrats Brad! Gugie and I admired your bike as we were leaving onto Main St on Saturday, not realizing we were in the presence of officially recognized greatness.
05-01-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By bibliobob

That's a really solid beauty, Brad! Everyone...

That's a really solid beauty, Brad! Everyone really loved the silkscreen logo on the down tube, the gold lining, etc. A really great, representative example of a classic Italian gem...
03-17-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,366
Posted By merziac

No worries, the year I went, I showed Merz TW189,...

No worries, the year I went, I showed Merz TW189, very original save for saddle, tires and bar tape and in excellent shape, rode it on the ride also.

Several people that were obviously Merz fans...
11-03-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,661
Posted By non-fixie

C&V events in Europe 2022

After an almost event-less 2020 due to Covid-19, 2021 was much better, especially the second half of the year. Let's hope for a full calendar again in 2022.

This first post is reserved for the...
08-16-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,116
Posted By bikingshearer

That is fantastic news. The form will come back...

That is fantastic news. The form will come back (it sounds like it largely has) and the hole in your head will go away. But no new cancer is the most important thing and we are delighted for...
05-29-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,116
Posted By velopackrat

Brad, I'm up in FWTX and rode Eroica CA in...

Brad,

I'm up in FWTX and rode Eroica CA in 2016 and 2017, and had a blast. Before going, I was intimidated over the equipment. But having done it and like the other guys have said, I would say,...
03-17-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 29,116
Posted By Classtime

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*&...

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*& in this thread. (BF capitalized the c word but not Bike!?)

1.) I met a guy locally who had a new custom retro bike built so he didn't need to ride...
02-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,886
Posted By mountaindave

That’s almost an oxymoron...

That’s almost an oxymoron...
02-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,563
Posted By bOsscO

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and...

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and never return.
01-17-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,475
Posted By crandress

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range,...

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range, especially if she who must be obeyed finds out...
Forum: Texas
12-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,254
Posted By the sci guy

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as...

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as vintage, and anything between 1980 - 1999 as classic. Soooo.... eye of the beholder I guess?!

Also Brad L while I haven’t had a chance to join y’all...
12-11-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,729
Posted By obrentharris

I shall not flog this horse. But I am...

I shall not flog this horse.

But I am grateful for the proliferation in the last thirty years of small bakeries along my usual cycling routes.

Brent
Replies: 28
Views: 3,839
Posted By Kabuki12

I just bought a 1975 Super myself! As far as the...

I just bought a 1975 Super myself! As far as the Legnano , it seems to be in great shape and I hope the thread starter gets it for what he feels it is worth
Replies: 28
Views: 3,839
Posted By retyred

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for...

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for your assistance, 3alarmer. Paid $2700 for it. 1959 Legnano, all original. I still have it.
Met the kid at a BurgerKing off the 5 freeway in...
01-06-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By repechage

Mostly. You are staying French so the chances of...

Mostly. You are staying French so the chances of extreme mismatch are minimal

check the chainline with a true straightedge before then after you install the 99 crank- remove the fixing bolt and...
11-22-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 186,729
Posted By DQRider

That ain't no ostrich. That there is a Texas...

That ain't no ostrich. That there is a Texas Turkey! `Tis the season, after all.
Replies: 3
Views: 935
Posted By 3alarmer

...I'm underwater on every bicycle restoration...

...I'm underwater on every bicycle restoration I've ever done. :) Luckily, I'm more of a buy and hold investor.
11-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,985
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info!...

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info! Well done. :beer:
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