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03-02-24, 05:04 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Fine weather today for those of us with...

Fine weather today for those of us with waterproof outer feathers.
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-hxvjfkN/0/DFgRqzxpBwm3jBwr2wtsVGzZvkq2zdxbvHcMgkSZV/XL/_DSC2893-XL.jpg

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03-02-24, 01:33 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

A quick peak inside Stockwell bus garage, built...

A quick peak inside Stockwell bus garage, built in 1952 in a area cleared by blitz bombing, at.a time when steel and brick were in short supply....
03-01-24, 06:09 AM
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Posted By LucasHartong

That LOOK is so beautiful!

That LOOK is so beautiful!
02-27-24, 09:13 AM
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Views: 228
Posted By Portlandjim

Merz Mfg. frame build sheets

https://goo.gl/photos/6ag59tRKvPLy1KnD8

I have shared this link on C & V​ in the past, but it was buried in other posts. There was a question about whether I made ​many large size frames on...
02-25-24, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,383
Posted By cinelliguy

Cool, I guess I will keep it! Not for sale any...

Cool, I guess I will keep it! Not for sale any longer. Thanks for the positive comments, much appreciated.

Guy
02-24-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Portlandjim

Yes, the initials on the frame number are the...

Yes, the initials on the frame number are the customers name. The number is sequential from the first Merz frame.

Jim Merz
02-24-24, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Portlandjim

I stripped the parts off and cleaned the frame...

I stripped the parts off and cleaned the frame and fork with soapy water. The paint is in great shape! Very slight spider web rust under the paint here and there. The fork steerer shows that I was...
02-24-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,185
Posted By Portlandjim

"Barn Find" Merz bike RB057

I just returned from Portland, to visit my son Carter and his family but also to pick up this Merz bike. The customer I ​​made if for in 1975 had knee problems that meant he couldn't ride bikes after...
02-23-24, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21,555
Views: 2,995,539
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53547376527_ff...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53547376527_ffc45a26b8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2pzNitM)
Gitane/Redwood (https://flic.kr/p/2pzNitM) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
02-23-24, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Andy_K

It's a rare sunny day in February here in Oregon,...

It's a rare sunny day in February here in Oregon, but I have to work. Best I could do was ride my bike to work. I used to be pretty good about biking to work every day. Since the pandemic I've fallen...
02-23-24, 11:11 AM
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Posted By northbend

Nice loop around Mercer Island and Lake...

Nice loop around Mercer Island and Lake Washington between the 2 floating bridges yesterday.
Lots of up n downs with interesting views....
02-21-24, 10:29 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather...

Sun and rain played tag all day. Perfect weather for a ride if a few showers don't dampen your spirits.
...
02-21-24, 12:48 AM
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Posted By northbend

North Lake Washington Loop today... ...

North Lake Washington Loop today...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53542370431_1059c973e4_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2pzmDkM)View from my bike today (https://flic.kr/p/2pzmDkM) by Matthew...
02-20-24, 08:17 PM
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Posted By curbtender

No ride today but I was searching for a local...

No ride today but I was searching for a local artist, Jim DeWitt, that has a new mural painted on a huge storage building in pt Richmond. I ran across one of his other prints that reminded me of...
02-19-24, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By jdawginsc

FS: Assos pedals/ Phil BB

Rare and super light Assos pedals. $250 shipped. Slightly used. Smooth.

Phil Wood BSA Bottom Bracket 105mm $75 shipped. Smooth. Threads in excellent shape.

Paypal FF or Venmo if you must. Money...
02-16-24, 12:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,812
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I have stopped patching and setting them aside...

I have stopped patching and setting them aside for later because I too was seeing a high failure rate. If I patch a tube it is immediately placed inside a tire and inflated, based on the idea that...
02-15-24, 04:43 PM
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Views: 2,995,539
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I was reminded that yesterday was 20th anno of...

I was reminded that yesterday was 20th anno of death of Pantani, so in honor I took the Carrera out today. Beautifully sunny and supposedly low 50ís but a stiff chill breeze made it feel much colder....
02-11-24, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 934
Posted By botty kayer

Ti Merckx rebuild, possibly the greyest bike in the world

As I'm now in my 5th decade and my knees are starting to creak like a worn bottom bracket, I decided I need a bike with a triple. I've got a new fork and new wheels too so it turned out to be a near...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-05-24, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By non-fixie

In my area cyclists are the traffic ... ...

In my area cyclists are the traffic ...

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02-04-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,003
Posted By Repack Rider

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-02-24, 09:29 AM
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Views: 74,093
Posted By Brad L

Hereís my 1947 Ciclo Piave ...

Hereís my 1947 Ciclo Piave

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And my 1955 Liberia
...
02-01-24, 05:11 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 74,093
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-xQZC...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-xQZCPVL/0/91ae0876/XL/DSC07748-XL.jpg

Brent
02-01-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,835
Posted By botty kayer

To go with my Team Panasonic Merckx I've got a...

To go with my Team Panasonic Merckx I've got a rare Eddy Merckx branded Team Panasoc jersey.from.the 1 year they sponsored the team....
01-30-24, 05:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,579
Posted By squirtdad

Sounds like a fun build to me overall. 27...

Sounds like a fun build to me overall.

27 (as I am sure you know) will really limit your tire selection, so that may be a consideration depending on your use ...
01-30-24, 03:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,835
Posted By Repack Rider

My 1972 Velo Club Tamalpais jersey accompanied...

My 1972 Velo Club Tamalpais jersey accompanied Joe Breeze's "Breezer #1" to the Smithsonian.
...
01-30-24, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 953
Posted By SwimmerMike

A 1940s Bianchi Folgore followed me home

Iím not sure why 1940ís bikes are following me home, but this is the 3rd in the last few months.

Itís a rust bucket, but itís also pretty damn cool. Looks mostly original except for the...
01-29-24, 06:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,835
Posted By nomadmax

In my gym, and no, it doesn't smell like a gym....

In my gym, and no, it doesn't smell like a gym. ;)https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x901/20240129_063538_ef4193a2ebe9c37911854264653916e2643ba62b.jpg...
01-25-24, 09:32 AM
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Views: 2,995,539
Posted By northbend

Cool, wet and breezy all day in North Bend, I...

Cool, wet and breezy all day in North Bend, I tossed the bike in the car and drove west out of the foothills to Issaquah to ride for a couple of hours in the afternoon yesterday.
Cool and...
01-24-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,577
Posted By obuckler

Everyone has their own way of doing thingsÖbut I...

Everyone has their own way of doing thingsÖbut I am having a hard time envisioning how you can mount a tire AND need to use zip ties?

There must be tons of video showing the procedure.

Body...
01-24-24, 09:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,577
Posted By BikePower

Tubasti Tubasti on the sidewalls Tubasti...

Tubasti

Tubasti on the sidewalls
Tubasti on the spokes
Tubasti on my workbench
Sticking to the nuts and bolts

Tubasti on my fingers
Tubasti on my arms
Tubasti on my chin and cheeks
01-23-24, 10:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,577
Posted By Classtime

When I picked up a pair of anodized GL330s with...

When I picked up a pair of anodized GL330s with that dry red glue, I chipped it off with an old small flat bladed screwdriver and there was no harm done to the rims. Two thin coats of Mastic on a...
01-23-24, 06:15 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By brandenjs

Only hilarious if you get Mark Twains humor. ...

Only hilarious if you get Mark Twains humor.
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/512x396/mark_twain_2310771659893ff775dee4f21fefb1453c4962bb.jpg
01-23-24, 06:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By John E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq_xTeWiv6I ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq_xTeWiv6I

My nickname at home is "Bicycle Repairman." When I came home from work, my wife would alert me to something needing repair around the house, a car, or a...
01-23-24, 04:16 PM
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Views: 2,995,539
Posted By curbtender

I was told there is a new Vista on the bay trail...

I was told there is a new Vista on the bay trail on Yerba Buena/Treasure Island. I didn't find that but made it down to the pier near the Coast Guard station. Nice designer furniture, lol. It would...
01-23-24, 03:45 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By bulgie

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

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01-23-24, 03:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By madpogue

Q: How many advocacy extremists does it take to...

Q: How many advocacy extremists does it take to change a light bulb?


A: It's not funny.
01-23-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By bear_a_bug

You're living in the past, John. I haven't talked...

You're living in the past, John. I haven't talked about 650B conversions since last week.
Feel free to throw your youtube watermark on my other photo, too. :rolleyes:
https://i.imgur.com/osefX2Y.jpg
01-23-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21,555
Views: 2,995,539
Posted By djkashuba

My standard 40 mi loop on the winter rig trying...

My standard 40 mi loop on the winter rig trying to get into shape between the rains. Really liking the 38mm gravel kings.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53482930659_e164b150c7_b.jpg...
01-23-24, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By polymorphself

https://youtu.be/DUC9hygkhME?si=L3bwwEJngde0kUYt

https://youtu.be/DUC9hygkhME?si=L3bwwEJngde0kUYt
01-22-24, 07:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By bulgie

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-22-24, 11:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,801
Posted By jjhabbs

Post your cycling humor here. I'll start....

Truth!
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John
01-21-24, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By seagrade

The red and white PP66 Course didnít appear until...

The red and white PP66 Course didnít appear until the 1988 catalogue, with only the white and black PP65 and all black PP75 appearing in the 1987 catalogue.

The PP66 may have become available...
01-21-24, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,657
Posted By non-fixie

Went on a swapping spree today. First regional...

Went on a swapping spree today. First regional swap meet of the year is traditionally in Dessel, Belgium.

First buy of the day was a 1985 Brooks Professional. Barely ridden in. Not particularly...
01-20-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By AdventureManCO

The Great 2024 Le Grande Garage Free-fest! FREE! 1980s Peugeot PXN-10

Okay, I've been looking forward to doing this for a long time, so I'm really excited. I've been inspired to reduce the size of the collection/fleet/garbage pile. The inspiration for this has come...
Forum: Commuting
01-19-24, 08:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,477
Posted By Tundra_Man

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1815: ...

Consecutive bicycle work commute number 1815:

We got 3+" additional snow yesterday, which puts us at 19" in the last 10 days. The streets are a mess, and it seems the snow removal crew has been...
01-18-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21,555
Views: 2,995,539
Posted By obrentharris

Tomales Bay ...

Tomales Bay
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-rbb9q4Q/0/e05eeb5f/XL/_DSC2875-XL.jpg

Tomales
https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Z4KztVZ/0/c2c28c2b/XL/_DSC2877-XL.jpg
...
01-18-24, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,657
Posted By macstuff

Something I've been looking for, for quite...

Something I've been looking for, for quite awhile.
occasionally the steel ones show up, but an alum version for the later holdouts are unobtanium.... Till now.
...
01-18-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21,555
Views: 2,995,539
Posted By cooperryder

I managed to get in a dozen miles yesterday when...

I managed to get in a dozen miles yesterday when the temp got up to 40.

This beautiful fountain was still completely frozen from three 12 to 25 degree days.
...
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