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Posted By cyclic_eric

It certainly depends on the local market. That...

It certainly depends on the local market. That is a beautiful, unusual, historic bike. Here in the SF Bay Area your phone would be ringing off the hook at $1,000.
07-24-21, 07:01 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

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Posted By cyclic_eric

I did a quick search for a silver 1980 Holdsworth...

I did a quick search for a silver 1980 Holdsworth Professional and found the following bike. It doesn't sound like yours, but is illustrative. This type of bike would likely be listed for around...
06-04-21, 02:39 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

n = 3, a 1985 Holdsworth

I am now the happy owner of the 1985 Holdsworth pictured below.

The previous owner was another Bike Forum member, Verktyg (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/verktyg-61614.html) (Chas). A great...
04-22-21, 10:56 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

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Forum: Introductions
04-18-21, 03:05 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

Welcome aboard AMDG! I too am a fan of bikes...

Welcome aboard AMDG!
I too am a fan of bikes from the 70's and 80's, so I am looking forward to seeing your stable.
Cheers
03-22-21, 02:00 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

An orange bike is always worth re-sharing: ...

An orange bike is always worth re-sharing: Unfortunately, (fortunately) BFisher's and jamesdak's bikes are a little too large for me :thumb:
03-22-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By cyclic_eric

I did find this one, a 1990, in the "Just how big...

I did find this one, a 1990, in the "Just how big Is the Miyata Cult?" thread...
01-28-21, 08:28 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

There's only a few ones left of the 2017-2020...

There's only a few ones left of the 2017-2020 models that are available on the eBay/Craigslist/Facebook marketplace... only a few 100 thousand available... absolutely trivial differences from...
01-15-21, 01:35 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

Very true - look to make sure the pavement ahead...

Very true - look to make sure the pavement ahead is smooth before taking your hand off the bars to shift.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-20, 08:39 PM
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Views: 1,699
Posted By cyclic_eric

Mooo ! That is a beauty. It looks like you...

Mooo !
That is a beauty. It looks like you opted for a heavy-duty Gatorskin on the rear. But it appears only 1/4" clearance to the seat tube?
It looks like a 56-57cm? You probably don't like it....
12-12-20, 03:08 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

Some of the explanation can be put down to...

Some of the explanation can be put down to positioning, with knees nearly hitting handlebar tops and full body weight assisting....
12-08-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,833
Posted By cyclic_eric

Thanks for pointing out the rustines.fr website...

Thanks for pointing out the rustines.fr website SurferRosa.
I can report that the non-aero Soma hoods I recently purchased are very nice.
10-15-20, 10:15 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

Not that anyone asked, but I'd say the tiger...

Not that anyone asked, but I'd say the tiger stripe bar tape goes pretty well with the orange paint.
But I just can't stand the green tires on the MB! :lol:
09-05-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,890
Posted By cyclic_eric

Iíve had it happen a few times, no fun at all. ...

Iíve had it happen a few times, no fun at all. Each time Iíve tried shaking my head around to no avail. Stopping, taking the helmet off, and maybe smacking it against something feels better.
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08-15-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By cyclic_eric

OMFG, that is so brilliant I can't wait to try...

OMFG, that is so brilliant I can't wait to try it. The cables will be cumbersome of course, if you're trying to keep them connected.
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07-22-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,001
Posted By cyclic_eric

😆 It definitely isnít just you,Cycle Tourist. I...

😆
It definitely isnít just you,Cycle Tourist. I was hooked by a Peugeot 3-speed in the 80ís, and followed it up with a couple Gitanes.
Each of them had a soft, cushioned ride. I have a theory,...
07-19-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,050
Posted By cyclic_eric

Cetacean84 - please make another thread to show...

Cetacean84 - please make another thread to show us your 1984 Gitane Tour de France!

Not intending to hijack, just to inspire your next thread, here's mine:
...
06-14-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,184
Posted By cyclic_eric

Fascinating. I didn't know that modern rims are...

Fascinating. I didn't know that modern rims are heavier. It makes complete sense, as Dave Mayer so clearly explained. Many thanks to him, Feldman, SurferRosa, noobinsf, mstateglfr, et al. Thanks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,462
Posted By cyclic_eric

Here's Frank Berto's chart, to use as a guide. It...

Here's Frank Berto's chart, to use as a guide. It looks like around 60 psi is more appropriate.
The horizontal axis is weight per wheel - see the instructions at the bottom.
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03-26-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By cyclic_eric

I also like Steve Hogg's writing on the subject. ...

I also like Steve Hogg's writing on the subject.
For what it's worth, I think seated riding is not the only position to consider stem fit.
Some of the best times I have on a bike are when that out...
03-18-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By cyclic_eric

ThermionicScott: Thanks for the geeked-out...

ThermionicScott: Thanks for the geeked-out information!
The current seatpost is roughly 9" or 225mm long, measuring from the saddle rails to the end. Luckily, the Suntour post is ~11.75" or 300mm...
02-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,484
Posted By cyclic_eric

1984 Gitane TdF

I am now the happy owner of a 1984 Gitane Tour de France! Our well-known gentleman of Gitanes, Verktyg (Chas) was willing to part with this beaut. Here it is hanging at his place.
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08-12-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,110
Posted By cyclic_eric

I agree - I want to have some sort of dynamic...

I agree - I want to have some sort of dynamic fit. My balance on and off the seat, rather than simply kops (knee over pedal spindle). Someone who takes into account how I move on or with the bike....
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Posted By cyclic_eric

Wilier Le Roi pricing?

I wish to sell my 2008 Wilier Triestina Le Roi at a reasonable price, but don't know the value. Any ideas? The Pro's Closet shop in San Jose gave me an estimate of $900 - $1,100. I live in Oakland,...
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