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07-11-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Me too! Empty roads are nice and plentiful here...

Me too! Empty roads are nice and plentiful here (Germany), but the climate is horrible....
06-11-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By CMAW

Shimano Rd-m700 Rear Derailleur problem

I figured I lost the stop pin of this deer head RD, but it's worse: the pin broke off and damaged the raised edge around it — or maybe that edge gave out first? I basically like to know what the...
06-10-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga...

France opened up its borders so I took the Koga and headed south for a day trip that was supposed to happen on the second Sunday of April. Empty roads only.
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05-29-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By CMAW

I took in a crusty PX10 and joined this forum to...

I took in a crusty PX10 and joined this forum to learn about Simplex and Delrin. Somebody said: "worst case scenario, it's edible". :D
05-22-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 7,143
Views: 2,806,349
Posted By CMAW

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Put a midge bar with tektro RL 520 levers and bar end shifters plus a Tubus rack...
05-02-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,228
Posted By CMAW

Bertin, brought in by Patrick Sercu during the...

Bertin, brought in by Patrick Sercu during the Tokyo Olympics of 1964.

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04-28-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,295
Posted By CMAW

Well, I fell for it. Got the stupid certificate...

Well, I fell for it. Got the stupid certificate but no answers to my questions (what is the tubing and was it a Collstrop team frame), and not even a reply to the last email I sent. Stardue (whoever...
04-01-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

She's a goddess in angels disguise! On a Giant...

She's a goddess in angels disguise! On a Giant Peloton! Ha ha, great on both accounts indeed.
04-01-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean...

Judging from day after soreness, some pretty mean cobble stretches on the road to Liège.

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03-20-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Not really, in fact, first time I've heard of...

Not really, in fact, first time I've heard of these was a few years ago when plug streets made their appearance in the Ghent-Wevelgem Classic. A respectful nod to WWI victims on the one hand and an...
03-20-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Plug streets in south west Flanders ...

Plug streets in south west Flanders


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03-15-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,295
Posted By CMAW

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This one looks very much like a Loto but it doesn't quite quack like one:...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By CMAW

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100...

This is a famous and a very tough one: les 100 cols (https://www.100cols.nl/en/home/). Start from there and skip a few cols maybe......
02-11-21, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,043
Posted By CMAW

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike...

Did that frame come from Europe? A local bike touring shop here (Belgium) used to carry a German brand Da Silva, decently made touring bikes — especially for the price. I vaguely remember seeing a Da...
Forum: Touring
12-17-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,964
Posted By CMAW

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+...

I remember that old track video, AD compared 40L+ panniers with 25L in bikepacking volume. And what a surprise: the bikepacking set-up 'wins', aerodynamically speaking. Friend of mine toured in...
12-14-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,372
Posted By CMAW

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a...

Campagnolo Gran Sport (and Pista) headsets have a 34mm stack height and were available in 25x100. There's one for sale on French ebay right now.
12-09-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,163
Posted By CMAW

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods,...

The Rustines.fr site only lists Universal hoods, for the moment.

Due to their success, some of our products in rubber are out of stock.

Temporarily probably, but no announcement as to when new...
12-06-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to...

Much appreciated, @northbend. I'm fortunate to live in a big city (wouldn't like to miss that)... that I can leave behind on my bike in 30 minutes tops — wouldn't like to miss that either.
12-06-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,228
Posted By CMAW

Define stripes... ...

Define stripes...

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12-06-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

East of Brussels ...

East of Brussels

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11-16-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7,182
Views: 695,105
Posted By CMAW

Hope these will prove to be the perfect...

Hope these will prove to be the perfect compact/classic bars (Fairweather Nitto):

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11-07-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,823
Posted By CMAW

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I've been looking for a nice vintage touring bike for a long time and this...
11-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Countryside SW of Brussels: ...

Countryside SW of Brussels:

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09-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By CMAW

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were...

Those thumbies did look to me as if they were added to plain factory levers. Kind of made me want to try that out, braking from the hoods with extra thumb leverage. Seems like a viable idea.
09-07-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,730
Posted By CMAW

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Caption as great as the pic itself. Demuynck as a tragic...
09-07-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By CMAW

Sad Bourdel

As seen in France, Auvergne, locked to a pole as a way to welcome the upcoming Tour stage (this is Bardet country). Still salvageable I suppose! Pretty big surprise when I looked up the...
09-06-20, 12:54 PM
Forum: Touring
09-06-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1,506
Views: 263,963
Posted By CMAW

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west. ...

A few from "celtic" Spain, in the north west.
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07-27-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Arid Aragon, northern Spain. ...

Arid Aragon, northern Spain.
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07-27-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,441
Posted By CMAW

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac"...

These are not Mafac Racers but "the lesser Mafac" brake. They work fine, though and replacing the pads is easy and cheap....
07-22-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of ...

You won't regret it, the parc des volcans is of unforgettable beatuy, IMO. For an 8 hour high definition livestream of this area, check out the upcoming TdF stage Clermont-Ferrand / Puy Marie!...
07-20-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

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07-06-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 20,823
Posted By CMAW

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My daughter wanted to present her boyfriend with a cool vintage bike and...
Forum: Touring
06-29-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By CMAW

Haven't been in France since corona day one but...

Haven't been in France since corona day one but this is what I gather from the press: everything is open, including restaurants, hotels, camp sites and even cinemas, under social distancing...
Forum: Touring
06-23-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,575
Posted By CMAW

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as...

Citizens from "non-safe countries", such as Belgium or Italy are required to present a negative Corona-test (max 4 days old) on the Slovakian, Czech and Hungarian borders, or failing that go in...
Forum: Touring
05-25-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By CMAW

Just a link, but it has great info and is very...

Just a link, but it has great info and is very inspiring:
https://cycloscope.net/cycling-turkey
05-15-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By CMAW

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1...

Modern Tacx pulleys will fit: like those, type 1 (https://www.bike-components.de/en/Tacx/Derailleur-Pulleys-p833/)
05-09-20, 01:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,394
Posted By CMAW

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed. ...

Mavic is American :twitchy:, or so it seemed.
https://www.amersports.com/2019/07/amer-sports-completes-mavic-divestment/

Apparently, that sale (which happened last year) never took place and the...
Forum: Touring
04-27-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,681
Posted By CMAW

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb...

I've used a (pre-bikepacking) roll-top Ortlieb saddle bag (large version: 4l) and that was a succes. I had to take off the quick release of the bag and replace it with an improvised hook system....
04-20-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By CMAW

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage...

Same as the Huret Succes, with a 24/28 cage attachment option. I remember it's a bit fiddly, but:
repairing-vintage-huret-rear-derailleur/...
04-18-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,391
Posted By CMAW

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.

It's not just length, it's length of yellow.
04-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

A few from close to home these past few weeks,...

A few from close to home these past few weeks, Belgian countryside around Brussels:
...
Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 4,565
Views: 2,316,609
Posted By CMAW

Colored nipples as a personal code or signature,...

Colored nipples as a personal code or signature, brilliant detail!
Forum: Touring
04-18-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 912
Posted By CMAW

Big cities are always part of my touring plans. I...

Big cities are always part of my touring plans. I like remote routes through the mountains (wild camping and basic food) just as much as bustling city life (art, architecture and restaurants) so...
04-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Empty road, vanishing point perspective, is to...

Empty road, vanishing point perspective, is to the cyclist what a carrot on a stick is to a donkey. Kudos to northbend for this thread and no disrespect intended to the donkey, a relatively rational...
04-08-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,441
Posted By CMAW

I don't have a recent pic but the bike has...

I don't have a recent pic but the bike has fenders and a Tubus-rack installed now. The fenders may come off again soon, main advantage is not less weight but easier manipulation of the bike (taking...
04-08-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,441
Posted By CMAW

My daughter has one of those and they're an...

My daughter has one of those and they're an incredibly nice ride, she wouldn't miss it for the world. Hope it works out for you.
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04-05-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Had to check on Streetview because I wasn't sure,...

Had to check on Streetview because I wasn't sure, 21% never looks like 21% in a pic. But yes, Paterberg! Decent work-out for the calves, if you stay on the cobbles that is.
04-04-20, 02:07 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 23,639
Posted By CMAW

Various places in Germany and Poland. ...

Various places in Germany and Poland.
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04-03-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,120
Posted By CMAW

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Why did I sell this bike? Oh yeah, I make bad decisions all the...
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