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12-10-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
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Posted By bigredgrad01

I had a couple small pencil-tip sized specks of...

I had a couple small pencil-tip sized specks of corrosion on my 3T Ergonova last time I changed the tape. Cleaned and coated it with Boeshield T9 and let it dry before wrapping. Due for tape change...
12-10-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By shoota

So true. Luckily my FD hanger snapped off after I...

So true. Luckily my FD hanger snapped off after I moved to Oklahoma and Cannondale actually fixed it under warranty. I don't know if that would have happened if I was still in Tampa.
12-10-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By masonv45

Salt/Sweat also wrecks havoc on headsets. I...

Salt/Sweat also wrecks havoc on headsets. I started to replace mine due to a "creaking" that started up.

Pics in thread:...
12-10-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By Inusuit

I knew that because I made the same mistake...

I knew that because I made the same mistake multiple times.
12-10-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By rosefarts

Titanium bars, stem, bolts, frame, and everything...

Titanium bars, stem, bolts, frame, and everything else you can manage might help.
12-10-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By shoota

I've only ever seen this happen in Tampa. One...

I've only ever seen this happen in Tampa. One dude went down at 30mph+ during a sprint. It wasn't the first time it happened to him either...
12-10-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By La Brea Bike

Man, and I always assumed the Tri-Bikes have a...

Man, and I always assumed the Tri-Bikes have a lot of corrosion due to the urine. Who knew it was their sweat!
12-08-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By ThermionicScott

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12-08-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,912
Posted By well biked

I can tell you that it's not just the handlebars...

I can tell you that it's not just the handlebars that can be ruined by "toxic sweat." The insides of integrated shifters/brake levers, headsets, seemingly every bolt on the bike, front derailleurs,...
12-02-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Chombi1

Must be from the 60's, the oldest......

Must be from the 60's, the oldest......
12-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By tricky

I've never said this before but, cool tube!

I've never said this before but, cool tube!
12-02-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By RustyJames

I think I’m in love…

I think I’m in love…
12-02-21, 08:51 AM
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Views: 564
Posted By RustyJames

I wanna see pics of the bike!

I wanna see pics of the bike!
12-01-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Drillium Dude

I'd save them as collectibles - can't be that...

I'd save them as collectibles - can't be that many tubes from back in the day that look so well-preserved.

DD
11-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,388
Posted By Chombi1

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My 1986 ALAN Record Carbonio. The best handling bike I ever rode...
11-07-21, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

A Raleigh Professional gets its first attention...

A Raleigh Professional gets its first attention after being in an attic for 40 years....
11-06-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,108
Posted By cpach

I've seen this more than a few times, so you're...

I've seen this more than a few times, so you're not alone in this mistake op, though perhaps try to learn not to force things. If the crank is solid (not hollow) aluminum a helicoil can be installed-...
11-05-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,255
Posted By VegasTriker

I can't be sure about the Shimano chains or 11...

I can't be sure about the Shimano chains or 11 speed chains but have experience with buying KMC chains for 8, 9, and 10 speed recumbents where the chain length is more than twice as long as on a...
11-04-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By iab

Best case scenario, poor service, worst case...

Best case scenario, poor service, worst case scenario, chainring is loose and spinning.

And yes, collectvelo has a fine collection of Automotos.
11-04-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,096
Posted By obrentharris

rootboy

Scott Gabriel, known here as rootboy, died last May. I just got the news and thought it fitting to share a couple memories here. Scott was a talented, modest, and generous man. He contributed his...
11-04-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By iab

I'm going to have to disagree about the chainring...

I'm going to have to disagree about the chainring being screwed in place and being French. They were press fit and when worn out, take it back to the shop to change? Buy a new crank? I don't know...
11-04-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By juvela

----- ... have never observed a chainset of...

-----

... have never observed a chainset of this type on anything other thank a frankish product

would expect the chainwheel to thread onto the circular boss which surrounds the head of the arm...
11-04-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By iab

Other than those clovers, looks like a typical...

Other than those clovers, looks like a typical 1920s Italian build, seat cluster, fork crown, square lugs. BB threads can tell a tale when it arrives. I would also add the stem/bars look more...
11-04-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By martl

it bugs the hell out of me because i *know* i've...

it bugs the hell out of me because i *know* i've seen such cranks before, just can't remember where. Automotos of that vintage i've seen had either the well known clover leaf design, or something...
11-03-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By RustyJames

I don’t know what the crank is but the bike makes...

I don’t know what the crank is but the bike makes my bits tingle. Probably TMI…
11-03-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By jonny7

Let us see the whole thing :)!

Let us see the whole thing :)!
11-03-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By Chuck M

I too have nothing to offer to solve this mystery...

I too have nothing to offer to solve this mystery but that is some beautiful patina.
11-03-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By thumpism

Does it spell MOSCA? Never heard of it.

Does it spell MOSCA? Never heard of it.
11-03-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By SpedFast

Wow! That is so cool. Sorry, no idea what crank...

Wow! That is so cool. Sorry, no idea what crank it is.
11-02-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,202
Posted By scarlson

33.5-33.8mm ID is very close to the ID of a...

33.5-33.8mm ID is very close to the ID of a standard BSA bottom bracket thread. This, combined with the slight chamfer on each side of your bottom bracket shell, makes it seem like the ideal...
10-28-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By martl

I bought a similar Peugeot from eBay a couple of...

I bought a similar Peugeot from eBay a couple of years ago. Interestingly enough, mine also only has a rear brake - i always thought the front one had been lost somehow but since these bikes have...
10-28-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By Road Fan

Brewkerkz, When I was a kid my mother would talk...

Brewkerkz, When I was a kid my mother would talk about American families at home during WW2 having to turn in steel, iron, and copper objects for the war effort - plowshares to be beaten into swords,...
10-28-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By beech333

If you are looking for someone that ships out of...

If you are looking for someone that ships out of France, I have had good experiences with these sellers, but YMMV.
...
10-28-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By Iride01

Oh heck, I didn't mean to start a which is better...

Oh heck, I didn't mean to start a which is better war between electronic or cable pulled systems.

However the fact that the FD worked when connected to the RD cable likely points to an issue with...
10-28-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By squirtdad

there are tons of 20,30,40,50 year old mechanical...

there are tons of 20,30,40,50 year old mechanical deraillers that are working great and in use daily so I would say issues with those are far less for the volume of use as compared to electronic.
...
10-28-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By Riveting

If a mech RD breaks, it's not "easily fixed",...

If a mech RD breaks, it's not "easily fixed", broken is broken, if it's just a cable, then yes. And cheaper to replace than Di2?, that's for sure.

Di2 got released in 2009, so you wouldn't see...
10-28-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,101
Posted By Iride01

You don't find just as many or more with cable...

You don't find just as many or more with cable pulled DR's that have issues too?

I never thought Di2 was supposed to be a "forever group set". Though I'm not quite sure what that means.
10-27-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 664
Posted By zandoval

I have used Klean Strip out of a s[pray can then...

I have used Klean Strip out of a s[pray can then just used water pressure to blast off the paint. No scrapping or brushing needed. If you don't get it all then just spot treat again...

...
10-27-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,119
Posted By jamesdak

Well to be honest for me if it doesn't have that...

Well to be honest for me if it doesn't have that crazy relaxed geometry of a true classic path racer it just won't do. I kept toying with finding a real path racer or making my own for several...
10-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By RustyJames

This thread is dangerous since my interest has...

This thread is dangerous since my interest has become pre bike-boom (~1970) machines. Now I’m going to start scouring for pre-war bikes…..
10-27-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,119
Posted By 1989Pre

Here's a photo of a British cycle shoppe in 1908....

Here's a photo of a British cycle shoppe in 1908. Notice the "well-back" angles on the racer on the left.
This is what you'd want, optimally....
10-27-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,119
Posted By nlerner

Somewhat along these lines, for one of the Velo...

Somewhat along these lines, for one of the Velo Cheapo contests, I turned this:

https://live.staticflickr.com/8278/29661194604_366cf94b02_b.jpg

into this:
...
10-26-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,304
Posted By Mr. 66

A proper shot, from my backyard:) ...

A proper shot, from my backyard:)
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8422_e0956a902112b2042726239b6a129df7223bd6b7.jpg
Correct, the cranks are orphaned pairing.
...
10-25-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By FrejusFlyer

I was looking for a bike like this a few months...

I was looking for a bike like this a few months ago and wound up getting something from eBay France. I made an offer on that Jean Thomann, but he declined it. I won an auction for a Rudge from seller...
10-25-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By martl

in my experience, one has a better chance of...

in my experience, one has a better chance of finding bikes in the local marketplaces, "Ebay Kleinanzeigen" for germany, marktplaats.nl for Netherlands, subito.it for italy, leboncoin.fr for france....
10-24-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,585
Posted By iab

1933 Frejus ...

1933 Frejus

https://live.staticflickr.com/4754/38919108425_6af4309109_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M)Frejus001 (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M) by iabisdb...
10-24-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 85,482
Posted By geeteeiii

One of my conversions from a soviet road frame,...

One of my conversions from a soviet road frame, use it as a beater bike. Learned some framebuilding on this thing.
...
10-22-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 37,659
Posted By 3alarmer

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10-21-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,421
Posted By 3alarmer

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11-19-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,083
Posted By jet sanchEz

$375 and a two hour round trip ...

$375 and a two hour round trip

https://i.imgur.com/fiuYOgB.jpg

$300 and a three hour round trip

https://i.imgur.com/r2QzSpL.jpg

$200 and a three hour round trip
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