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08-22-22, 07:28 AM
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Posted By samr1953

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I don't know if this qualifies as a "gravel" bike...
08-20-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Barry2

A steel hanger can be aligned. Unlike aluminum...

A steel hanger can be aligned.
Unlike aluminum hangers, steel bends well and can be welded if it should break.

Barry
08-20-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By ARider2

I suspect your shifter cable is sticking. You...

I suspect your shifter cable is sticking. You can usually feel a little drag on it which indicates there is corrosion. If this is the problem then lubing the cable can help but best to replace the...
08-20-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Barry2

If the RD was touching spokes, the hanger is...

If the RD was touching spokes, the hanger is almost certainly bent.
youíre going to need the hanger realigned.
Be warned, the hanger may break during alignment. Having a spare is a good idea.
...
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By 3alarmer

...just guessing from that one photo, which...

...just guessing from that one photo, which appears to be a fully chromed fork that was stripped of paint, but not fully polished on the upper fork blades which were painted.
By the later 80's...
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Views: 379
Posted By randyjawa

I did some research on Bottecchias several years...

I did some research on Bottecchias several years ago. The OP's is a Professional and is so indicated by the chrome plated seat lug. This is not gospel but it was my take when I was searching out...
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By T-Mar

The OP's frame has no braze-ons and uses long...

The OP's frame has no braze-ons and uses long Camapgnolo dropouts, so it is definitely a repaint with replacement decals. Frame characteristics indicate no later than mid-1970s. While it could be...
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By 3alarmer

...your bike pictures, as presented, have no...

...your bike pictures, as presented, have no cable braze-ons. I think that Bottecchia was well into adding those by the 80's.
It appears to my eye to be a repainted frame. Whoever did it might have...
Replies: 15
Views: 379
Posted By Mr. 66

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the...

Oh thanks! I haven't had a chance for to do the build up yet I can't give a ride review. For tires though, that thing can take some big treads. I know 35mm will fit, I'm certain 38's will. It has...
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By SurferRosa

Before purchase I would remove each brake caliper...

Before purchase I would remove each brake caliper and look at the fork and brake bridge. They shouldn't be nutted; they should be recessed. This is a really old school brakeset from the '70s mounted...
07-01-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,971
Posted By MattTheHat

07/01 - 36.0 miles MTD: 36.0 miles GOAL:...

07/01 - 36.0 miles

MTD: 36.0 miles
GOAL: 1,000 miles

Additionally, I'm going to try to lose 10 pounds (I lost 13 last month), and end the month with a consecutive ride streak of 212 days.
06-29-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,671
Posted By MattTheHat

06/01 - 38.2 miles 06/02 - 40.3 miles 06/03 -...

06/01 - 38.2 miles
06/02 - 40.3 miles
06/03 - 38.2 miles
06/04 - 35.2 miles
06/05 - 58.5 miles
06/06 - 50.5 miles
06/07 - 38.1 miles
06/08 - 55.8 miles
06/09 - 33.6 miles
06/10 - 37.6 miles
06-28-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,671
Posted By Rotten

Been a while since I jumped into the 100+...

Been a while since I jumped into the 100+ threads.
Wasn't trying for it but got to looking at stats today and after my morning ride today I stand at 103.5 miles for the month so far.
06-20-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By Moisture

Unless all of your riding is down a generously...

Unless all of your riding is down a generously steep hill, just sticking to 52t is completely inefficient. I actually used to do something very similar... Until I eventually tried dropping down a few...
06-20-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,541
Views: 2,459,054
Posted By 2010Sirrus

I know what you mean. I used to commute 17 miles...

I know what you mean. I used to commute 17 miles round trip until 2019, about 7-8 months of the year. Left that job and took a job in retail, walking 15,000 steps a day in the store. Retired at...
06-16-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By genejockey

Someone up above said to ditch cadence...

Someone up above said to ditch cadence monitoring, but I'd actually disagree with that. If you're just getting into cycling, you'll probably tend to mash, rather than spin, and riding exclusively in...
06-15-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By tkamd73

Nice Bike, I too like the blue tape, gonna try...

Nice Bike, I too like the blue tape, gonna try that. You already have a 28t rear cluster, so as previously suggested try go with a 39t small chain ring, might have to ditch the biopace for that, not...
06-14-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By Soody

sweet bike btw i like the blue tape

sweet bike btw
i like the blue tape
06-14-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,671
Posted By rje58_too

June Goal: 200 miles June 5 - 10.9 miles ...

June Goal: 200 miles

June 5 - 10.9 miles
June 6 - 11.1 miles
June 8 - 14.6 miles
June 10 - 10.3 miles
June 11 - 17.5 miles
June 13 - 21.0 miles : 9.2 miles (Trek*), 11.8 miles (Fuji)
June...
06-14-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By squirtdad

thanks like the bike and problem corrected. :) ...

thanks like the bike and problem corrected. :)

I would ride in the small ring and focus on doing decent spinning. go into the big ring on downhills and with the wind behind you for now

...
06-14-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,751
Posted By bamboobike4

I know the numbers matter. Can't help you with...

I know the numbers matter.
Can't help you with that.

Don't ride the data.
My only suggestion, and it may work for me and not you:
1. Leave the HR monitor at home.
2. Leave the cadence sensor...
06-14-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,671
Posted By BruceA78

Nice, keep up the good work!

Nice, keep up the good work!
06-13-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Chombi1

Blackburn's "Competition" racing cage from the...

Blackburn's "Competition" racing cage from the 80's is a classic that looks really good on any race bike from that era.
It is nice because of its very minimalistic all aluminum welded tube design....
06-11-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19,566
Views: 2,447,617
Posted By CV-6

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The...

My pics are a bit boring. Gravel Lejeune on The Katy.
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06-08-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19,566
Views: 2,447,617
Posted By rccardr

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. ...

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. Pelizzoli is back on 650B duty.

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06-05-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By clubman

What a great score. That decal scheme used in the...

What a great score. That decal scheme used in the early 80's, which likely fits with the NGS group. The component date codes should get you close.

My Gardin had an '85 Reynolds Anniversary...
06-04-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By Miele Man

Old GARDIN

My buddy got this old GARDIN at a garage sale today for the whopping cost of $10.00 Canadian. It has mostly Campagnolo Gran Sport components although the handlebar and brake levers have ben changed...
06-03-22, 03:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Trakhak

A click that occurs every fourth pedal stroke...

A click that occurs every fourth pedal stroke suggests that the noise is coming from one link in the chain. Backpedal slowly by hand and watch the rear derailleur. You'll likely see it jump as the...
05-18-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 73,893
Posted By chadtrent

Hit one of my intermediate weight loss goals...

Hit one of my intermediate weight loss goals (40#) and a milestone for me (100 days in a row riding) so I treated myself to some new wheels......
10-31-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By T-Mar

In the mid-1980s, Reynolds developed a ATB...

In the mid-1980s, Reynolds developed a ATB version of 531 with slightly thicker tubes, which they called 531 All Terrain. There were also All Terrain versions of 753, 653 and 501. In the very late...
10-30-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By The Golden Boy

I forgot just how terrible that was...

I forgot just how terrible that was...
10-30-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 543
Posted By T-Mar

All the full range manufacturers were producing...

All the full range manufacturers were producing ATBs by the very late 1980s. If you didn't, there was a good probability that you wouldn't survive, as the market has shifted from road bicycles to...
04-21-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,394
Posted By MattTheHat

Some people enjoy riding faster than others....

Some people enjoy riding faster than others. Speed up...enjoy the ride!
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