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01-14-24, 05:37 AM
Replies: 46
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Posted By non-fixie

Oops, I missed that. I have removed the event...

Oops, I missed that. I have removed the event from the list, as well as the Gran Corsa and Eroica Hispania.
01-14-24, 04:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,571
Posted By non-fixie

Found a message from the Association Hauts de...

Found a message from the Association Hauts de France Terre de Vélos on Facebook:
01-09-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By Portlandjim

1981 Merz show bicycle with Dura_Ace AX group

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hVoG1TcTgPkCipR66

Click link for more photos. I was going through my photos and saw this bike, thought it might be of interest here. Very trick bicycle! Jim Merz
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01-08-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,174
Posted By nlerner

I'm still at the top of Cypress awaiting water.

I'm still at the top of Cypress awaiting water.
01-07-24, 04:04 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By Jimbo1983

I posted this in another thread asking a...

I posted this in another thread asking a question, but then saw this thread and decided to post here also. It's a Ross Clark Roscotelli built sometime in the early 90's in New Zealand. It's been...
01-07-24, 01:20 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By Seanaus

1986 Wayne Roberts built custom Ricardo in...

1986 Wayne Roberts built custom Ricardo in Columbus SL, with paint (and Viscount stickers) by Ray Greenslade. Locally made in the Ricardo factory here (Adelaide, South Australia), which was only...
01-07-24, 12:11 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By Brad L

My 1969 Colnago Super. ...

My 1969 Colnago Super.


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01-06-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By brewerkz

85 Schwinn Madison

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01-06-24, 06:31 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By Chuckk

No new white bikes for me last year, but just...

No new white bikes for me last year, but just brought home this Raleigh USA Team this afternoon.
Very ragged, slammed and rusty, missing the front derailleur bracket; but who can pass up a Reynolds...
01-06-24, 02:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By merziac

You guys are just showing off now. ;) ...

You guys are just showing off now. ;)

:thumb:
01-06-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By victorm

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

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01-03-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,571
Posted By non-fixie

Found this video about one of the Anjou Vélo...

Found this video about one of the Anjou Vélo Vintage Sunday rides, the short 30k route. Mrs non-fixie and I did this last year, and the man is right: the biggest challenge isn't the distance, but the...
01-02-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 49,856
Posted By noglider

Chuck M, May is blue bike month.

Chuck M, May is blue bike month.
01-02-24, 08:00 AM
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Views: 49,856
Posted By Sedgemop

Was wondering the same. Haven't seen him around...

Was wondering the same. Haven't seen him around here in a couple years. Went on a ride with him when I picked up the PX-10 and planned to ride with him more, but the pandemic happened. Hope he's...
11-23-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,571
Posted By non-fixie

You're welcome. TBH, there is an element of...

You're welcome. TBH, there is an element of self-interest here. Ever since mrs non-fixie came along with my first visit to L'Eroica in 2013 (remember that one, bibliobob ?) she has become an avid...
11-23-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,571
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Thanks for making yet another yearly list. And...

Thanks for making yet another yearly list. And thanks for the effort you’ve taken maintaining lists in years past.
10-26-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By bikingshearer

Hell, spread the rear end to 130mm and throw...

Hell, spread the rear end to 130mm and throw Campy 10sp on it for all I care. Triple, even.

It's probably what I would do (and have done on more than one top-drawer C&V frame), but then I am a...
10-26-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By Robvolz

I give up.

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10-24-23, 09:25 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By ldmataya

Love the story details. The exact age doesn't...

Love the story details. The exact age doesn't matter when you're out riding and enjoying it. I should invite people over more often to look through my garage because I'm having trouble downsizing....
10-23-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By Robvolz

I'll just say "early 70s" to protect myself from...

I'll just say "early 70s" to protect myself from litigation.
10-23-23, 01:55 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By Sedgemop

Beautiful frame. High marks for the wife...

Beautiful frame. High marks for the wife diplomacy, also.
10-23-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,447
Posted By Robvolz

Grail bike found!!

“Dear forums, I never thought this would happen to me” started every letter to Penthouse Forums, as some schlub would be seduced by a beautiful woman way beyond anything he could have imagined.
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07-03-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- probably chasin' after a rollin'...

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probably chasin' after a rollin' stone...


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07-02-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By repechage

I had a conversation with BobJackson in late...

I had a conversation with BobJackson in late 1974, I mentioned my Bob Jackson track bike had suffered a distorted BB shell from most likely being clamped 1/2 way down in a vise.
I had to face it...
07-02-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- yes, makes it plausible that date on...

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yes, makes it plausible that date on mech indicates it could be original

had been thinking that it must have been a replacement
(so much for me insights! :o)

also means more time for...
07-02-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- wrt Sante - the California...

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wrt Sante -

the California framebuilder Ed Litton has one he purchased new in about nineteen seventy from Sugden & Lynch in Menlo Park California

it was built about nineteen sixty-nine...
07-02-23, 06:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- since it did not fit in with the...

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since it did not fit in with the balance of the kitting one conjecture i thought of was that the owner may have had the pillar and saddle stolen when the machine was locked up

this...
07-02-23, 06:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By repechage

I won a 3ttt seat post in a race in Spring 1974....

I won a 3ttt seat post in a race in Spring 1974. My guess as shops often donated “stranded” inventory as bike race prizes, it was around in 1973.
I liked the post and used it on my first track bike.
06-29-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By non-fixie

Saumur is getting ready for Anjou Vélo Vintage....

Saumur is getting ready for Anjou Vélo Vintage. :)

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06-29-23, 06:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By JacekM

Pogliaghi style

Pogliaghi style
06-21-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- here are a couple illustrations from...

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here are a couple illustrations from catalogue pages to show what the plugs look like loose -
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06-19-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By non-fixie

Hey, Milo! Nice to see you're still around. :) ...

Hey, Milo! Nice to see you're still around. :)

Mrs non-fixie and I elected to go to Eroica Montalcino (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1273717-eroica-montalcino-2023-a.html) this year,...
06-19-23, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- ...

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​​​​​​https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/dyYAAOSwZlZaMRNb/s-l500.jpg

full name seems to be Eurociclo - Castenaso - Bologna

above transfer dates from 1970's

next step might be to...
06-19-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By juvela

----- yes, name makes one wonder if...

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yes, name makes one wonder if transfers could be one of those generic sets available online such as TdF, World Champion, etc.

lug pattern is Prugnat 62/d

one major italian producer who...
06-16-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,781
Posted By Eric F

Deaths don’t make racing more exciting. RIP...

Deaths don’t make racing more exciting.

RIP Gino Mader. 😢
06-15-23, 04:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,328
Posted By nomadmax

RIP He helped one of my favorite brands,...

RIP

He helped one of my favorite brands, Guerciotti.
06-14-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,599
Posted By jdawginsc

Different (good) Ebay story

Just thought with all of the bad stories about ebay sellers I thought I'd share a good one. A set of Campagnolo Atlanta/Shimano 7400/cassette (8 speed) wheels came up (I sort of wanted to get some...
06-14-23, 07:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,781
Posted By gthomson

I've been enjoying the series as I really enjoyed...

I've been enjoying the series as I really enjoyed watching the Tour last year. I thought Jumbo Vismo's strategy in taking out Pogacar was fascinating and haven't seen racing like that in years. Does...
05-26-23, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I just arrived in Montalcino....

Mrs non-fixie and I just arrived in Montalcino. Nice!

https://youtu.be/Fkv3_v0ePOk
05-20-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,771
Posted By jamesdak

6 weeks post surgery and back on the steel!!!!!

So stoked. Recovery seemed to be going so slow there for awhile. Didn't think the knee was ever going to start bending right again. Was riding the Azor with the saddle up an additional inch for...
03-31-23, 12:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie managed to secure tickets for Anjou...

Mrs non-fixie managed to secure tickets for Anjou Vélo Vintage. Yay! Anyone else going?
03-21-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,035
Posted By Andy_K

Chrome Paint Pen -- I think this may work!

I've seen this topic pop up a few times on this forum. I can't remember anyone actually being happy with the results, but I decided to try it anyway. I've got a bike with a blemish in the chrome on...
02-19-23, 03:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By non-fixie

Thanks, Fabio. Wonderful! I have added it to the...

Thanks, Fabio. Wonderful! I have added it to the list.

Reminded me, BTW, of that funny movie by Dany Boon, Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welcome_to_the_Sticks).
...
12-19-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,703
Posted By 1989Pre

I really appreciate you making this list. Very...

I really appreciate you making this list. Very good work on your part.

If this Festival proceeds, then its vintage wing, the Amersham Classic, with it.
A little easier to get to, from London,...
02-19-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,391
Posted By fabiofarelli

From papik here at the forum ...

From papik here at the forum
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02-18-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,348
Posted By xiaoman1

Yes, thats a $990 all day long...$99.00 that is....

Yes, thats a $990 all day long...$99.00 that is. Something is very fishy if these are the ew pictures of the bike for sale.
Still a pass for me. OP you can do much better.
Best, Ben
02-17-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,348
Posted By noobinsf

Those head tube lugs, though? I’m not an expert,...

Those head tube lugs, though? I’m not an expert, but they look funny to me. Again, though, I could easily be wrong.
02-07-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By squirtdad

Wow now I want a vacation in france :) ...

Wow now I want a vacation in france :)

hope you get settled and riding soon
02-07-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By clubman

My wife and I are considering Brittany for...

My wife and I are considering Brittany for retirement but that looks much nicer. She's a fab pastry Chef and I'm just all talent so give us a shout, comme ça? :innocent:

Congrats!
02-07-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,649
Posted By noobinsf

Congratulations on the new job! Being gainfully...

Congratulations on the new job! Being gainfully employed is nothing to sneeze at. I have no doubt you'll be back on the bike once things settle down a bit.

EDIT: Wowza, that place looks amazing!
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