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01-19-23, 06:32 PM
01-16-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By jamesdak

NOS 80's Krapf Frameset

I've had my eye on this frameset since at least 2018. Price kept getting lower and lower and I finally made an offer that was accepted. I keyed in on this as it was obviously a Giovanni Losa frame. ...
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,640
Posted By The Golden Boy

One of the things I love about this forum is...

One of the things I love about this forum is there are people that unabashedly love lower end and obsolete stuff.
01-14-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,445
Posted By cudak888

^ Word to the wise: Metallurgy and the science...

^
Word to the wise: Metallurgy and the science of materials is wonderful.

...but if you just need to straighten your gaspipe, just go for the first solid rod that doesn't bend on you, and you...
01-12-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 745
Posted By jamesdak

Rosa e nero (Pink and black) Gianni Motta Personal 2001 R, wow!

Finally landed another frame I've lusted after for years. In a perfect world I would have one of the American flag themed Motta bikes but while they are out there I've never caught one on sale in my...
01-10-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By bulgie

Not necessarily; you can buy Campy replacement...

Not necessarily; you can buy Campy replacement cups for old Record hubs, it's part #738. EAI has them (https://www.euroasiaimports.com/productcart/pc/Campagnolo-738-Rear-Hub-Inserted-Race-p22006.htm)...
01-09-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 435
Posted By seypat

I think that young girls pick them up. Everyone...

I think that young girls pick them up. Everyone one of them, so I've heard.
01-06-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,445
Posted By cudak888

Tweaked Bianchi Professional meets my grubby little cold-setting hands

Some of you might remember the Bianchi Professional that fender1 had picked up recently and mentioned in this thread:...
01-01-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Other than the airport in Amsterdam, never been...

Other than the airport in Amsterdam, never been to the Netherlands but still want to visit. I have done next best though and ridden a bike through Dutch Corner on Alpe D’Huez (2011).

...
12-28-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By canklecat

Actually applied Texas "justice" is all over the...

Actually applied Texas "justice" is all over the map for property crimes (including vehicles), ranging from zero real consequences in overburdened major cities, to virtual lifetime indentured...
12-28-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,859
Posted By tomato coupe

Do you give human names or nicknames to your bike...

Do you give human names or nicknames to your bike ?

Yes, but it's an unpronounceable character that the forum software can't render.
12-28-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,859
Posted By livedarklions

Think of all the Hollywood Ten had to sacrifice...

Think of all the Hollywood Ten had to sacrifice for refusing to name their bikes!
12-27-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,364
Posted By badger1

Well, I for one take the question posed in the...

Well, I for one take the question posed in the original post very seriously. In that spirit, and while I've never experienced a desire to "know" my bicycles intimately, I believe that there must...
12-27-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,752
Posted By SJX426

Primary reason is to get away from the rest of...

Primary reason is to get away from the rest of life and reflect, therapy is so many ways, mental, physical, and spiritual. In addition, there is the freedom, all the elements of being in control and...
12-27-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,364
Posted By indyfabz

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you...

They are bikes, not human beings. If it takes you all summer to get to know them intimately, you're doing something wrong.
12-26-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,752
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-16-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,499
Posted By scarlson

Legend has it that the helical action of the...

Legend has it that the helical action of the twin-cable (desmodromic) Le Cyclo derailleur was inspired by the helical groove-and-pin linkage that opens and closes the bolt on a Lewis light machine...
12-15-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,614
Posted By cudak888

The Classic & Vintage Pass Around [Cotter] Press

About a week ago, Dave (Mad Honk) and I had a chat about his VAR cotter press and the general accessibility of crank cotter presses overall. We both realized that there are a number of forum members...
12-13-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By scarlson

I have a bike with a chainrest dropout like the...

I have a bike with a chainrest dropout like the one in the pictures that both you and I posted. It protrudes inboard a bit underneath the "rail" on which the chain rests. Thus the axle has to...
12-13-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By smontanaro

I think one of the great unreported stories of...

I think one of the great unreported stories of 2022 is all the hate that's been heaped on Jan Heine. He runs a niche bicycle components business and publishing company. Isn't he allowed to do stuff...
12-12-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By C9H13N

At least it will still work in 10 years, unlike...

At least it will still work in 10 years, unlike the much more expensive electronic groups on the market now, the older versions of which will be basically garbage soon if they aren’t already. 🙄
12-12-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,502
Posted By JulesCW

I'm not at all surprised at the scoffing tone...

I'm not at all surprised at the scoffing tone here... BF C&Vers are, for the most part, cheapskates. This is pricy, yes. So is the top line Dura-Ace Di2 and SRAM eTap. This, unlike those, is...
12-08-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,092
Posted By cudak888

I'd love to see the forum software strike images...

I'd love to see the forum software strike images automatically from post quotes. It shouldn't be up to the user; a proper UX should not rely on the possible failures of someone to do this as a...
12-02-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,033
Posted By plonz

Jan Heine found that 32s will spin longer than...

Jan Heine found that 32s will spin longer than 23s.
12-02-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,122
Posted By grant40

I swear all of these people's spare parts or...

I swear all of these people's spare parts or beater bikes are nicer than any bike I will ever own.
12-02-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,055
Posted By SJX426

Not sure how to play but this is one of my...

Not sure how to play but this is one of my favorite pics of the newest build.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52519257160_dcded696f1_b.jpg...
11-30-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,440
Posted By grant40

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/984x500/72l7k5_09240b5897a584ac2e9f5f170bd39ddfc07709c7.jpg
11-30-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,440
Posted By curbtender

Of course you don't want to touch it, that is the...

Of course you don't want to touch it, that is the tetanus model.
11-30-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,440
Posted By Erzulis Boat

It's a variant of a Rorschach test. What you...

It's a variant of a Rorschach test.

What you think isn't necessarily wrong, but certain thoughts might be cause for concern however.
11-28-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,370
Posted By 70sSanO

IIRC, in the early 90’s when mtbs became popular,...

IIRC, in the early 90’s when mtbs became popular, a large number of them were only used on pavement. There has been, and always will be, a large segment of the cycling world that will want flat bars....
11-27-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,370
Posted By MarcusT

It's generational. A hybrid was the marketing...

It's generational.
A hybrid was the marketing hype in the 90's
A gravel bike is the marketing hype in the 2020's
And if you're offended that someone says a hybrid is the same as or a pre-curser to...
11-17-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,173
Posted By pdlamb

On the transportation, I think indy has posted a...

On the transportation, I think indy has posted a picture of his bike.
11-15-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rolla

I agree with veganbikes: get a taillight that's...

I agree with veganbikes: get a taillight that's rated for daytime use. The Bontrager Flare comes to mind.

As for the attachment, I'd probably just strap it to the frame; I've never had a clip-on...
11-15-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,535
Posted By Koyote

What!? You have a ti bike? I had no idea! :)

What!? You have a ti bike? I had no idea! :)
11-12-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,186
Posted By Korina

A lovely photo essay on bicycles

So beautiful. Makes me want to ride my bike, if it wasn't raining. :)

https://stevemccurry.blog/2022/09/22/the-noblest-invention/
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,181
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-11-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,023
Posted By mstateglfr

This is the C&V forum- for many years it was the...

This is the C&V forum- for many years it was the one place where people werent total jerks just to be jerks. It still largely is, to be clear.
Go to the General or Road forums and its filled with...
11-10-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,536
Posted By obrentharris

Hammered fenders are a bit too arts and crafts...

Hammered fenders are a bit too arts and crafts for me, But I love the Citroen vans, the product, no doubt, of a love affair between the Tin Woodman and a French Bulldog. But I'll probably never own...
11-10-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,536
Posted By cudak888

Ok, FIFY: ...

Ok, FIFY:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1556x944/h_van_custom_flatbed_cc64461fd4cc866b6a6515102a18121a4964abbf.png
11-10-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,536
Posted By cudak888

It's practically impossible at this point not to...

It's practically impossible at this point not to bring up the Citroën H-series van.
...
11-10-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 5,535
Posted By seypat

I'd have to think about it. The subject never...

I'd have to think about it. The subject never comes up on BF or out in the cycling world. It's a new one for me.
10-25-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,293
Posted By juvela

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https://thecabe.com/forum/attachments/16667324546957938963062511996710-jpg.1719565/

OKAMOTO Aluminum Bicycle, Japan, 1940's
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10-15-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By cudak888

Let's not forget our favorite: Bent forks. ...

Let's not forget our favorite: Bent forks.

Back to the 1952 Raleigh Sports:

In addition to the rear triangle kerfuffle, this bike had apparently met with a few hard walls in its life, leading...
10-07-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 442
Posted By elcondor

Pinarello Tteviso 87 built/restoration finished

After 17 years I managed to finish my first road bike with the original parts I raced back then.
It's full Campagnolo super record with the exception of brake/gear shifters and seatpost being...
10-02-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,315
Posted By iab

The picture of your bike in a protected lane. ...

The picture of your bike in a protected lane. I'd ballpark it at about 6-foot wide. Your average person on a regular bike is plooting along at 10mph. Any class ebike it takes zero effort to double...
10-02-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,315
Posted By BFisher

That's what they always have been. They are...

That's what they always have been. They are mopeds. Different fuel source - same exact thing.
10-02-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,287
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1900 ish gormully & jefferey ...

1900 ish gormully & jefferey
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1256/gormully2_00cf2510d331bb029abf6f842cb028857fbca804.jpg...
10-01-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,287
Posted By nlerner

I thought “frameset design” was pretty much...

I thought “frameset design” was pretty much nailed down by the turn of the 20th century.
10-01-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By grumpus

That's a Regina valve, mostly found in Italy in...

That's a Regina valve, mostly found in Italy in applications where a Presta valve would otherwise be used.
09-30-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By FBinNY

The "right" solution is spokes that are the right...

The "right" solution is spokes that are the right length, and loading tension in a way that avoids then high/low phenomenon.

That said, your approach using washers creates more problems that it...
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