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01-28-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,236
Posted By seypat

Good story on one of the sellers at this swap....

Good story on one of the sellers at this swap. It's worth a look.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1262087-madison-swap-2023-date-announced-jan-21-a.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,528
Posted By chain_whipped

You got your Tesla and inherited grandpa's Hetchin. Now what?

The fancy lug isn't dead! This deserves mentioning in the classic section, as its already classic and being revolutionary. May or may not be your cup of tea, but have to appreciate this new...
01-25-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By Andy_K

I need to update my sale ad...

I need to update my sale ad (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1264834-frames-sale-55-57cm.html): "Named one of Bike Forum's best bikes."
01-20-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By cyccommute

Your least favorite bike.

Thanks to AdventureManCO, we got to highlight our (C&V) favorite rides. How about your least favorite ride. The one the languishes in the back of the garage. Fully functional (no frames or project...
01-20-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By iab

Normally, I would lament the time I would never...

Normally, I would lament the time I would never get back by reading this thread. But then I look at the time the OP put in and I know I have more of a life than at least one soul in 7 billion. ...
01-19-23, 11:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By Roger M

FTW Thank you hard to believe that Stan...

FTW
Thank you

hard to believe that Stan made the list(i have two).
01-19-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,038
Posted By Andy_K

I think the only logical conclusion from this is...

I think the only logical conclusion from this is that we, collectively, have no idea what we're talking about.

Who said Serotta KOM? Was it me? Does anyone else have one of those?
01-19-23, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,212
Posted By stedge

You

You, all, inspired me!
01-19-23, 09:08 PM
01-19-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,212
Posted By stedge

Yep

Tx900. Yes.
thanks!
01-19-23, 07:24 PM
01-19-23, 06:32 PM
01-13-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,733
Posted By vonfilm

I sold the Super Course this morning to a nice...

I sold the Super Course this morning to a nice local couple for the wife to ride. I hope they enjoy it as much as we did.
01-06-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,450
Posted By cudak888

Tweaked Bianchi Professional meets my grubby little cold-setting hands

Some of you might remember the Bianchi Professional that fender1 had picked up recently and mentioned in this thread:...
01-02-23, 11:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,721
Posted By bikingshearer

Both of my Cinelli frames are Speciale Corsas...

Both of my Cinelli frames are Speciale Corsas from about 1965. In this era (and up to when Cino Cinelli sold the company c.1978), the serial numbers are useless for dating the frame. The numbers are...
12-31-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 541
Posted By gugie

"I don't work on bikes" - why not? Most of the...

"I don't work on bikes" - why not? Most of the regulars on this thread service their own bike. For more major work, many have developed a network of friends who have specialized tools and/or skills....
12-28-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By bikingshearer

Let's see, my wife got me: some leg warmers; some...

Let's see, my wife got me: some leg warmers; some tights; those cool maps of Italy and France showing where the various bike and component companies are/were located; a new Park cable cutter, and a...
12-23-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,959
Posted By obrentharris

Perhaps you're the first one to think that...

Perhaps you're the first one to think that derailleur is worth it! I must admit I'm just as foolish: I'd like to see reproductions of the equally fragile plastic Simplex quick release cap/wing nuts....
12-23-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By gesta

I dunno how deeply C/V these actually are, but if...

I dunno how deeply C/V these actually are, but if I’m the judge… :lol:

From riding perspective, two highlights would be my first +1000km ride on July and then the completion of Randonneurs Finland...
12-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,126
Posted By scarlson

I may have given you the wrong impression! :lol: ...

I may have given you the wrong impression! :lol:
I will say, it is a fine frame. I don't think it's super duper desirable, being only the three main tubes are 531 and it's not very thin walled...
12-19-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By styggno1

THE highlight of 2022 - for me - was being able...

THE highlight of 2022 - for me - was being able to locally (Sweden) buy an original Bianchi X4 in super condition - at a great price.
Link to my happy find thread:...
12-19-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's a 5nn series frame; Ishiwata 022 tubing,...

That's a 5nn series frame; Ishiwata 022 tubing, brazed in Waterloo WI. May have Campagnolo 1010 or Shimano SF dropouts, depending on availability.


Five straight ribs in the steer tube is...
12-18-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By vp1337

Thank you very much! The handlebars are from...

Thank you very much! The handlebars are from Decathlon (https://www.decathlon.nl/p/racefiets-stuur-ergonomisch-25-4-mm-aluminium-zwart/_/R-p-X8526748). 25.4 mm clamp, 400 width, 70 reach, 120 drop....
12-17-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By Andy_K

I think 2022 must be the year my memory really...

I think 2022 must be the year my memory really started to go because when I first saw this thread my first thought was that I didn't really do much besides Eroica California and weekly rides around...
12-17-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By Wildwood

2022 C&V highlights. Other than re-wrapping a...

2022 C&V highlights.
Other than re-wrapping a bunch of handlebars (going narrower), pumping latex tubes endlessly, gluing and taping tubulars, micro adjusting everything for an aging C&V body,...
12-16-22, 04:30 AM
Replies: 74,068
Views: 12,041,459
Posted By Clang

Trek 930 - $40 (Denver,...

Trek 930 - $40 (Denver, CO)https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/7563506858.html

https://images.craigslist.org/01616_a39drE2CVMyz_0g009u_1200x900.jpg
12-15-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,378
Posted By francophile

Hopefully nobody gets pissed at me for doing...

Hopefully nobody gets pissed at me for doing this, if so, my PM inbox is ready.

After exhausting all possible ways I could to find family etc. (dug pretty damn deep, lots of dead-ends), I...
12-14-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,796
Posted By Roger M

Your C&V Highlights of 2022

What were your memorable moments/purchases/events/sales/etc. Over the last twelve months?

I didn't pick up any new projects, and only helped my son finish his Zeus early in the year. The big thing...
12-11-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,631
Posted By CO_Hoya

Internally-cabled DT shifters ...

Internally-cabled DT shifters

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x588/image_2a927bd78ddc9010a0c2a35d14b3c925b3325a84.jpeg
12-10-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 74,068
Views: 12,041,459
Posted By Clang

Knowing that I helped someone obtain more vintage...

Knowing that I helped someone obtain more vintage bicycles is reward enough (but thanks and good luck with this one- nice late 80's 105 component upgrades on this early 80's bike).
12-07-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,117
Posted By thinktubes

Cabin fever so soon?

Cabin fever so soon?
12-03-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By Drillium Dude

Another legend-in-the-making lost... DD

Another legend-in-the-making lost...

DD
12-01-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By VintageTrek

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much...

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much longer under a different name. I run Vintage Trek Bicycles on Facebook with about 4500 members since 2009. My goal is to initially get my domain up and...
12-01-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,461
Posted By VintageTrek

Vintage Trek website

Trek reached out to me and offered any assistance I need to get a vintage trek website back up. Thanks for any support and shortly check out vintagetrekbicycles.com
11-30-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By merziac

This is the post that is still standing, I think...

This is the post that is still standing, I think he was up to 6 or 7 but the Mods deleted some of his junk posts he kept posting despite being encouraged not to do so.

Hopefully he gets his...
11-28-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,855
Posted By uncleivan

It took me 2 years to reach ten posts. Don't...

It took me 2 years to reach ten posts. Don't give up.
11-27-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By cudak888

The Altenburger Synchron Bushing Experiment

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20221127_160941_d260589b525865fa909e1e951087632fee3ca556.jpg


Some time ago, I came across a fascinating 2011 discussion with...
11-15-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Velo Mule

Those fillet brazes sure are smooth. That is...

Those fillet brazes sure are smooth. That is pretty impressive.
11-09-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,574
Posted By smd4

I have feelings about fenders, period.

I have feelings about fenders, period.
11-03-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,177
Posted By non-fixie

I have none myself, so I joined this forum so I...

I have none myself, so I joined this forum so I can enjoy those of others.
10-24-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By mstateglfr

Novara may be a house brand for an outdoors...

Novara may be a house brand for an outdoors lifestyle store, but it spec'd some really nice bikes and had a great range of offerings. Even up until the brand shut down a few years ago, it was...
10-23-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 961
Posted By T-Mar

The Novara bicycle brand was introduced for the...

The Novara bicycle brand was introduced for the 1982 model year. The subject bicycle had its frame manufactured by a Japanese company called Nomura, that was associated with Tano. They manufactured...
10-17-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By orcas island

Trek 620 saved from the dump

I picked this up today as I was driving to the dump/recycling center on the island. Although it’s not my size, I think it will be a good fit for my sons girlfriend. Looks like their 48-49 cm frame...
10-11-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10,439
Views: 1,356,236
Posted By texaspandj

An Ironman is still an Ironman and therefore will...

An Ironman is still an Ironman and therefore will be a great ride.
Looking forward to it's completion.
10-06-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,435
Posted By Kabuki12

I find, with most of my bikes, that a 14/28 FW...

I find, with most of my bikes, that a 14/28 FW can take care of my gearing needs in a 52 or 53 chainring...until I hit a hill! Then I use the precious lil' 41 TA ring , and after that it's the walk...
10-01-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,300
Posted By Wildwood

Touring on pavement category

‘Touring on pavement’ bike evolution ended in 1959.
...
09-30-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,524
Posted By squirtdad

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting...

hmm,, I'm a piker with only 3 bikes each fitting a role, so may not make a 10 list. so many different ways to think about it reynolds, tange, columbus, engilish, french italian

so in no...
09-29-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 927
Posted By Doug Fattic

I've aligned hundreds and hundreds of steel...

I've aligned hundreds and hundreds of steel frames in my career. It is rare that a steerer is bent. They are awfully thick. This one looks like a normal head on bent back. What is much more...
09-27-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 879
Posted By ehcoplex

Trek 400T

Yeah, no…. no, I definitely didn’t need another project, but, well…. This ’87 (I think) Trek 400T Elance popped up for sale cheap (and I was able to bargain it down due to a missing FD).. It looked...
09-17-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,528
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

As someone who still picks up, fixes up, and...

As someone who still picks up, fixes up, and sells some vintage stuff, especially in 63.5cm form, it's a slim market and low price will carry the day, albeit slowly, compared to the new and newer...
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