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09-22-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 487
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats a gorgeous restoration, any pics of...

Thats a gorgeous restoration, any pics of complete bike?

Just a guess but that is Marcel Calborn? If I remember correctly, he was a Colnago distributor in SoCal BITD and also marketed Celo and...
09-17-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 677
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Most of my local coffee shops are within a mile...

Most of my local coffee shops are within a mile of my house so I usually brew at home and hardly ever work one into a bike ride. One day though!

John E if there’s a bike and taco thread, I know...
09-17-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 830
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have an early 90's with same seat stay...

I have an early 90's with same seat stay treatment but different BB shell and external cable on the chainstay, internal on the top tube. Columbus EL. My bet is fork is not original.
...
09-17-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

12 day bump

12 day bump
09-17-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

12 day bump

12 day bump
09-17-22, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Some would choose British. ...

Some would choose British.

https://youtu.be/C7rzSslub6U
09-16-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Great pics and write ups everyone! Matt, what is...

Great pics and write ups everyone! Matt, what is HB camping? I know it will be obvious when someone tells me but canít think of what it stands for.

There is a lot of talk of approaching autumn and...
09-15-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 71,564
Views: 11,655,938
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Another sign I need to quit my job

This seller has a Rodriguez tandem for $850 but also had (my size) Look Kg96 with C Record and Delta brakes for $350 and an Merckx Pro with Campy Super Record for $450. I emailed him right away but...
09-12-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 115
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I use the UBI calculator and the Roger Musson...

I use the UBI calculator and the Roger Musson book linked above. Measuring ERD is the most likely area of error IME.
09-12-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Raced Mother Nature today

Forecast for today was showers through the morning, thunderstorms in the afternoon, so kinda figured it would be a no ride day. I lolligagged over my coffee, walked the dog, by which point the sun...
09-05-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

FS: Gios Compact Pro 56 cm

$1100 + shipping from 22903

This is a 1995 56 cm square Gios Compact Pro with the famous adjustable rear dropouts. TIG welded (and nicely so) from Deda steel. 8 speed Campy Chorus group. Very nice...
09-05-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,107
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Dang that’s a cool bike! It has me muttering most...

Dang that’s a cool bike! It has me muttering most of the French words I know, “baguette”, “Camembert”, “au revoir” , but not “merde”.

https://youtu.be/X5hrUGFhsXo
09-05-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 522
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mmmmm, double butter! Thatís going to be a nice...

Mmmmm, double butter! Thatís going to be a nice upgrade for an old friend. Here are some scans from my Ď89 catalog that might be of some interest. If I remember Iíll go back and add the page with the...
09-05-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bump with only price drop before parting out!

Bump with only price drop before parting out!
09-04-22, 02:54 PM
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Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nah, just a cable across a driveway to that empty...

Nah, just a cable across a driveway to that empty lot. I'm sure someone will put a nice house there one day. Most of the gravel road residents out here are tolerant if not downright friendly. Homes...
09-04-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

My planned route today in the hills of western...

My planned route today in the hills of western Albemarle County had a couple miles of gravel to link it together, so I took Chuck, my multi surface get Ďer done bike. 25 miles, 2500 feet

...
09-04-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well not quite as there are newer models with a...

Well not quite as there are newer models with a different diameter, the triangular base one.
09-04-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

They went on hiatus for the Auburn bike show and...

They went on hiatus for the Auburn bike show and last I looked at the site it sounded like he/they were contemplating a longer term shut down.

I think that Singer might have been on Paceline not...
09-03-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 690
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Mmm green, love me some green bike. Good luck on...

Mmm green, love me some green bike. Good luck on the hunt for a fork!
09-03-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Cheaper to use padded envelope for that.

Cheaper to use padded envelope for that.
09-03-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I would be receptive to a priority cubic box...

I would be receptive to a priority cubic box stuffed with gold. Even half full would be OK.
09-03-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 208
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Masi GC reboot and a question

Not too long ago I had my attention drawn to an eBay listing for a modern reboot (Haro made after they bought the marque) of the Masi Gran Criterium. Seems to be generally a fairly faithful...
09-03-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,949
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well I guess the small crack in the seat tube...

Well I guess the small crack in the seat tube doesn’t rise to threshold for this thread.
09-02-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pizza run today ...

Pizza run today


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09-01-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Maybe the tire clearance has something to do with...

Maybe the tire clearance has something to do with that. Iím used to seeing a much tighter squeeze. Sorry for the sideways load. Cannot use pics in portrait orientation on this site.

...
09-01-22, 11:02 AM
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Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

No pics today on a 40 miler on my plastic bike....

No pics today on a 40 miler on my plastic bike. On the home stretch though, Rugby Road, a guy turns just before me from the other direction. I can see he’s on some old steel. We both navigate our way...
08-31-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ha ha, maybe because they are! Iíve always...

Ha ha, maybe because they are! Iíve always admired your and Mattís photos with the p+s. Most the time I donít bother wiping down the lens after pulling the phone out of the jersey pocket and I donít...
08-31-22, 04:00 PM
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Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Just a beer run today. ...

Just a beer run today.


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08-31-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think it’s fairly priced with that setup and,...

I think it’s fairly priced with that setup and, ahem, maybe undercuts my similar era Merckx for sale...
08-30-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Took my Ď86 out today. First time in a while and,...

Took my Ď86 out today. First time in a while and, per usual, it didnít disappoint. Probably has all you want from a steel racing frame. Soaks up the small road buzz, but you feel the road and...
08-30-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Work and weather have conspired to really limit...

Work and weather have conspired to really limit my riding this month. I even rode the indoor trainer once, a first for me in non winter time. Iím pleased to see everyone getting some really fun rides...
08-29-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 879
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

As an FYI, Testors red metal flake spray enamel...

As an FYI, Testors red metal flake spray enamel was a perfect match (maybe only time ever) for touch up on my Saronni red Basso.
08-29-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 879
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That's pretty Andy. If I'd have known you were...

That's pretty Andy. If I'd have known you were jonesing for a Pinarello, I would have flogged mine on you last year, but maybe I wouldn't have gotten traction with the shade of red. I sold it last...
08-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,540
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Id pay $100 if we could get one of those Vettas,...

Id pay $100 if we could get one of those Vettas, get a pic with Drillum Dude wearing it.
08-26-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 812
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Maybe a lugged carbon frame would help bridge...

Maybe a lugged carbon frame would help bridge those worlds. The Look 585 has always had a very good reputation and looks good IMO. I’ve always considered it the French equivalent of the Colnago C40....
08-26-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bumps for the weekend idlers.

Bumps for the weekend idlers.
08-26-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 660
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think it works with the black graphics. I’d...

I think it works with the black graphics. I’d change out the Celeste bottle cages to something else for more pop but I’m not sure what color. Probably black.
08-25-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

$2k for a NOS Eddy sounds like a very fair price....

$2k for a NOS Eddy sounds like a very fair price. Probably cheaper than original counting inflation.
08-25-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,540
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Atsa lotta stuff. Paging Classtime

Atsa lotta stuff. Paging Classtime
08-21-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

FS: '85 Merckx Pro 55 cm Reynolds 753

$1200 + shipping from 22903. I don't mind driving an hour or 2 (DC, Richmond) to meet up if needed.

Bike is officially a 55 cm with my measurement of top tube coming in at 55.5 cm c-c. Rear...
08-19-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Ja - pretty much my go to when thereís more than...

Ja - pretty much my go to when thereís more than just casual gravel on the ride.
08-18-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19,541
Views: 2,445,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Really nice weather lately that I havenít been...

Really nice weather lately that I havenít been able to take much advantage of, but was able to get out for 25 in the hills and dirt of southwest Albemarle County with a quick toe dip into Nelson...
08-17-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,112
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’d read somewhere the Colnago logo came about...

I’d read somewhere the Colnago logo came about because it was easy to stamp - 3 circles and a triangle. Maybe the other brands, ahem, followed suit (or not I guess).
08-17-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pannier racks

Pannier racks
08-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

PSA: 54 cm Colnago Master on Paceline

https://forums.thepaceline.net/showthread.php?t=285236

Not mine but itís driving me crazy watching this too small frame for me sit at $500. If you are not a PL member but well established here ,...
08-14-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,227
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The spelled out one is older and I suspect more...

The spelled out one is older and I suspect more appropriate for a ‘73.
08-12-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don’t have much to add other than to say as a...

I don’t have much to add other than to say as a fellow Everton fan and with the beginning of EPL season here, you should treat yourself to the best bike possible to comfort you for the hard times...
08-10-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Somebody had to say it. Reminds me of the scene...

Somebody had to say it. Reminds me of the scene from ďPolice SquadĒ, an American Classic.
08-10-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 817
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats what I was thinking. Nice rack!

Thats what I was thinking. Nice rack!
08-10-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 551
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don’t think rubber items can be printed. If...

I don’t think rubber items can be printed. If you’re talking printing metal items, the world is your oyster but that’s pretty expensive. I’d heard Teschner, an Australian builder, was exploring 3D...
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