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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Wildwood

TdF stage 2 = Fabio Jacobsen, Patrick L is...

TdF stage 2 = Fabio Jacobsen, Patrick L is already smiling at his choice of sprinter. And Cav is sad he wasn't there.
Replies: 29
Views: 494
Posted By Wildwood

The seller is in the hottest market west of the...

The seller is in the hottest market west of the Appalachian Mountains (maybe less Chicago, but they are still influenced by mid-west pricing). This is Santa Clara/SF/San Mateo/Santa Cruz/Monterey...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Wildwood

I would agree about the contract issue with Cav...

I would agree about the contract issue with Cav someone stated above. Additionally = Why would QS piss off a strong young sprinter for their future, when their capabilities are similar? If Patrick L...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By Wildwood

New Trek Madone - link to VeloNews' article

Trek officially launches new Madone with Isoflow seat tube - VeloNews.com (https://www.velonews.com/gear/road-gear/trek-officially-launches-new-madone-with-isoflow-seat-tube/)

didn't see a thread...
06-30-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,625
Posted By Wildwood

I sense that was a harsh critique of all the...

I sense that was a harsh critique of all the world's knicker wearers!
(...now where is that pic)
06-30-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,625
Posted By Wildwood

Who thinks all today's bikes are made from carbon...

Who thinks all today's bikes are made from carbon fibre?

I can name a very large number of manufacturers (and framebuilders) who might disagree.


And who thinks all the carbon fibre bikes will...
Replies: 29
Views: 494
Posted By Wildwood

He should sell it thru the SCCCC, if they still...

He should sell it thru the SCCCC, if they still exist.
I wasn't a member but rode with them several times (late '80s), there should be some older guys still in the club who would want to buy such a...
06-30-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Wildwood

26.6mm is the post diameter on my '72 Zeus with...

26.6mm is the post diameter on my '72 Zeus with metric 531 tubing; 26.4 pinches the lug's ears too much.
Make a post in the 'for trade' thread and get a vintage post for your vintage bike. It will...
06-30-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 621
Posted By Wildwood

:thumb:. But it should be all yellow. With...

:thumb:. But it should be all yellow. With minimal logos.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1242/carbon_riv_1_4098f132f44819d18d687515cba031910ca682ca.jpg
06-30-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 621
Posted By Wildwood

An individually chosen custom paint job. It's the...

An individually chosen custom paint job. It's the most satisfying....
Forum: Touring
06-25-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By Wildwood

I researched Portugal a bit. Check the weather...

I researched Portugal a bit.
Check the weather in Faro, the Algarve region. :thumb:
I have heard that the most English language city is Porto. But not a problem communicating in any city.

Really...
06-21-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 524
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome. Check threads in C&V. Usually, for the...

Welcome. Check threads in C&V.
Usually, for the uninitiated, the first rule is: do no harm. Not useful to get it unstuck by buggering the seat tube.

Best result is to remove chainset, open the...
Forum: Introductions
06-21-22, 07:31 PM
06-21-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By Wildwood

I sent 4 leather saddles to member RHM for...

I sent 4 leather saddles to member RHM for cutouts.
It is a side interest for him. I have been happy with his saddles and the service he provided to me.

www.rhmsaddles.com

example of bigger...
06-14-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 803
Posted By Wildwood

PeriScope Scout - Co-Motion Cycles...

PeriScope Scout - Co-Motion Cycles (https://co-motion.com/collections/bikes/products/periscope-scout)

Sorry, don't seem to be able to import the image on the linked page.
But it is a tandem with...
06-14-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 803
Posted By Wildwood

Seuss-mobile. Include an advanced planning...

Seuss-mobile. Include an advanced planning hitch.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1632x1224/seuss_mobile_eec229581e6722ec79665f9f92f437eeef1b5919.png
06-14-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 691
Posted By Wildwood

Everything in the bottom sig line is still here...

Everything in the bottom sig line is still here and almost all ridden.
That's 13 of 15 rideable (ok, maybe a couple of flats, one needs a freewheel). 2 project bikes with all parts in-house.

Lost...
06-14-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wildwood

Yes, we love Campy 10 from early 00's, on nearly...

Yes, we love Campy 10 from early 00's, on nearly vintage rides rolling nice tubular tires...
06-14-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wildwood

1999 Pinarello. NOS frame/fork. ...

1999 Pinarello. NOS frame/fork.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1620x1080/firstuniversal_win_20150805_191437_6cd8c119f7fe4937e1fd65a2ef43e27c7dd2e2ad.jpg
Did someone say they...
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

I had tubular Veloflex 28s on the VN (Selle...

I had tubular Veloflex 28s on the VN (Selle Anatomica saddle) and the ride was cloudlike. Almost as cloudlike as the heavenly Merckx in SLX. For that one you should make some room in the room. Merckx...
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

The fork is very light, so I would say yes. ...

The fork is very light, so I would say yes.
At 195 pounds, I can feel those slightly flexier frames.
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Wildwood

Swiss Mondia main (classicrendezvous.com)...

Swiss
Mondia main (classicrendezvous.com) (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Switzerland/Mondia_main.htm)
mondia-1988-bicycle-catalog-part.pdf (k-i-n-g.ch)...
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

Good thread all. Highly informative, nice...

Good thread all.

Highly informative, nice bikes.

Wish I had such good feedback on a Falcon and Mondia - see my threads with Zero replies.
06-13-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By Wildwood

Trials - a vastly overlooked aspect to our...

Trials - a vastly overlooked aspect to our sport(s)!

edit: Needs X-Games exposure, or something.........side event at Gravel rides?
06-13-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,776
Posted By Wildwood

Not answering the brake or tire issue, but likely...

Not answering the brake or tire issue, but likely most relevant.

My offroad is mostly hardpacked trails with little elevation gain (typically) and few or short spots with lots of gravel - but it...
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By Wildwood

Wow. Clearly this was a drop handlebar bike...

Wow.
Clearly this was a drop handlebar bike that has new stem, bars, shifters.
A serious buyer would want to return it to the original DuraAce componentry and drop bars.

To get max value, one...
06-12-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 336
Posted By Wildwood

Very classic. How does it ride?

Very classic.
How does it ride?
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

spudly - Gorgeous example. Unbelievably unused. ...

spudly - Gorgeous example. Unbelievably unused.

Value of AD/Puch VN is the subject of the thread.

IMHO, yours falls in the collectible, but not highly valued category.
Selling price, as always...
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Wildwood

Evaluation request 1989 Falcon 531c

This frameset purchased from a BF member. Not knowing Falcon and never having ridden 531c it was all an unknown, but at 59cm the fit was going to be good. Built it franken to check out the ride....
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Wildwood

Evaluation request 1980(?) Mondia Special 531SL

This one purchased from a local BF member.
All Campy NR, Cinelli bars/stem. Tiny dent top tube NDS. Paint, chrome, decals in good shape if not perfect. Lovely striping, light lug lining.
...
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

1970s Austro Daimler Vent Noir II vintage bicycle...

1970s Austro Daimler Vent Noir II vintage bicycle - bicycles - by... (craigslist.org) (https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-1970s-austro-daimler-vent-noir/7473240840.html)

$1350,...
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

Yeah, $800 all original would be a great price. ...

Yeah, $800 all original would be a great price.
Alas.
I would be most happy with below $600 for this franken, in a local sale.
Another of mine that might make sense to disassemble.
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By Wildwood

Evaluation request - 1983 Puch/AD Vent Noir

Purchased as a frame and fork (531) from a longstanding BF member a few years back. The black coating is worn (& faded ?) in places to a silver - that is not bare metal. Iím not an expert on this...
06-11-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,663
Posted By Wildwood

There may be some Merckx differences for...

There may be some Merckx differences for European/UK models.
The first one I owned (SLX) was from Belgium with the chrome fork. Also a race number hanger brazed on.
Here's the only pic i've got...
06-11-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wildwood

styggno1 - that one looks borderline small for...

styggno1 - that one looks borderline small for you (us).

And knowing the content of your collection - if you showed up on an aluminium DeRosa, well....i would be gobsmacked, too.
06-11-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,195
Posted By Wildwood

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.
06-11-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,663
Posted By Wildwood

The one I own looked like that before original...

The one I own looked like that before original owner had CyclArt repaint.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/em_before_repaint_7d4b69a1343b11497e9a7819d348a82bc540e7f3.png...
06-10-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 819
Posted By Wildwood

Major congrats on all of it. The birthday, the...

Major congrats on all of it. The birthday, the mileage, the attitude, the bike, the location (altho still 2nd to Santa Cruz and Monterey county, IMHO :p)

70 on 70 I made, although in kilometers....
06-10-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Wildwood

Lovely. I have been calling mine a 1980...

Lovely.


I have been calling mine a 1980 Mondia Super (531SL), but differences in fork crown from yours make me think I need to investigate the year again. My serial # also is on the seat tube,...
06-10-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,663
Posted By Wildwood

I can't speak to the paintwork - the original...

I can't speak to the paintwork - the original owner resprayed this one - smoothest bike I have ever ridden tho. And I've owned 2....
06-07-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,337
Posted By Wildwood

Parts is parts. Pay your money, play the...

Parts is parts.

Pay your money, play the game(s).
....the cost of owning & maintaining a good polo pony has gone though the roof, the old nag still eats hay & grass.
edit: ....and don't get me...
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Wildwood

oh pshaw - everything is rider quality. Scratches...

oh pshaw - everything is rider quality. Scratches and such. I was hoping more like $1500 (firm) with pedals, cages, recent tune-up, good tires, original saddle and ready to ride.
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Wildwood

These brakes will easily accommodate 28mm tires....

These brakes will easily accommodate 28mm tires. Heresy to run wider than 25mm.
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Wildwood

Evaluation request 1986 DeRosa

mad = 3rd attempt.
here’s pics - will come back with details when I calm down.

Your estimated selling prices appreciated

Phew! OK.
HISTORY: I purchased this bike from a bike shop mechanic in...
06-05-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Wildwood

801 (1986) note gouges above and below mounting...

801 (1986)
note gouges above and below mounting bolt...
06-05-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,173
Posted By Wildwood

Even HiTensile steel (these tubes from Oria) can...

Even HiTensile steel (these tubes from Oria) can deliver a lovely ride with nice wheels+tires....
06-05-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,173
Posted By Wildwood

We need to ride them all. 531, 531SL, 531c,...

We need to ride them all.
531, 531SL, 531c, 531cs, 531 straight gauge
853
SL, SLX, SP, TSX, EL-OS, Spirit, 9XX
Tange 1 & 2, Prestige
Ishiwata 022/019
So many more......

At least a dozen to...
06-05-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,815
Posted By Wildwood

I need some foot retention for climbing. Also...

I need some foot retention for climbing. Also when spinning higher cadence. Much better efficiency.

Clipless for me for all road rides (for 30+ years). Clips and straps on some bikes for mixed...
06-05-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 596
Posted By Wildwood

Many frame builders have been doing this for ......

Many frame builders have been doing this for ... decades.
Who? the list is almost endless.
You just have to step out of the mainstream.
06-05-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Wildwood

How close is 801 (1986)? I will have to examine...

How close is 801 (1986)?
I will have to examine the garage boxes tomorrow.

VeloBase.com - Component: Mavic 801 (1986)...
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