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07-06-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Mr. Spadoni

A sticker you need

The folks at Rivendell have a sticker I might have to buy. Youíve seen those 26.2 stickers for marathons, and variations for different length events.
RIV folks have put a spin on thisÖ.Seatpost size...
06-13-24, 05:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,830
Posted By Bricycle

First Ride!! CIOCC

Just took MY first ride on my ďnew to meĒ CIOCC. Tickled to death about this bike. Itís a survivor for sure. Not sure about the year, probably 84 ish, maybe. All CAMPY record, no bastardization. ...
06-11-24, 11:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,530
Posted By gugie

It was chilly at the top of Stevenís Pass. ...

It was chilly at the top of Stevenís Pass.


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06-11-24, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 686
Posted By theblackbullet

Got it the rest of the way together this evening...

Got it the rest of the way together this evening and took it on it's maiden voyage!
...
06-07-24, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chuck M

It looks like a clear, straight section of a...

It looks like a clear, straight section of a multi-use path. The cyclist should have been able to see the child and dad and slowed down. If I want to ride at a faster speed, I hit the road. If I want...
05-14-24, 06:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,825
Posted By Robvolz

The bullet train depresses me. Why canít we have...

The bullet train depresses me. Why canít we have nice things.
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05-14-24, 06:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,825
Posted By Robvolz

I tried a few of the strange (to me) foods. Corn...

I tried a few of the strange (to me) foods. Corn and shrimp on pizza, why not. Corn and mayo on French roll? Maybe I'll get something different next time.
...
04-24-24, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By obrentharris

I was not entirely successful at snaking my way...

I was not entirely successful at snaking my way between the raindrops on the Nagasawa but enjoyed a slightly damp 20 miles, visiting the Tomales Bay hamlets of Olema, Inverness Park, and Inverness,...
03-29-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 844
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

did some copper plate cleanup, but the fugglies...

did some copper plate cleanup, but the fugglies on the top tube especially are there to stay. insane head tube angle isn't a match for non track rear dropouts, so maybe this was a one time custom...
03-11-24, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By Vieux chnoque

I returned last week from Phoenix to my home in...

I returned last week from Phoenix to my home in the Eifel(Germany). A real temperature shock, from seventies to low fifties.
As there is no bad weather only bad clothing( I like vintage bikes, but...
03-10-24, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By seagrade

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03-10-24, 02:27 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride. This is Mt. Fuji. Japan...

Weekend rec ride.

This is Mt. Fuji.
Japan Tourism Bureau's poster level beauty, today.
...
03-05-24, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) TOMMASINI Diamante (incl Campy C-Record 8s sidebar)

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02-24-24, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By Repack Rider

Bike World 50 years ago, April 1974

In 1973 my friend Steve Wilde (R.I.P.) told me that a photographer wanted images of bicycle riders. We were joined by Gil de la Roza when we rode behind the photographer sitting backwards on the back...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,350
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-05-24, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By jeirvine

I actually paid George Costanza to hand model for...

I actually paid George Costanza to hand model for the shoot.
02-02-24, 04:35 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,672
Posted By Robvolz

Yesterday was a rare sunny day sweetie and I...

Yesterday was a rare sunny day

sweetie and I rode to happy hour

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01-30-24, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By northbend

Unusually warm and dry day on Monday and I was...

Unusually warm and dry day on Monday and I was able to get out for a long ride.
Down to the lower valley on the Snoqualmie Valley Trail (SVT) to Carnation....
01-15-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,113
Posted By Portlandjim

My 1946 Holdsworth Cyclone project

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Here are some photos of the finished bike I have been working on for more than...
01-10-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 15,672
Posted By Robvolz

Itís doneÖ.

Ok, I still need to swap a washer or two, and Iím leaving the cable ends off in case I locate some decent gum globe hoodsÖ.

Today was the kind of day, post storm, sun out, cold but not too cold...
01-04-24, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,156
Posted By northbend

I just finished assembly of the Ritchey mostly...

I just finished assembly of the Ritchey mostly made up of hand-me-down parts.
It's now sporting 650b wheels instead of 700c thinking it will pack easier this way.
Just waiting for a dry day to try...
01-01-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By jamesdak

I got back out today for another cold 25 miles. ...

I got back out today for another cold 25 miles. Did some minor adjustments on the Giro this morning and the chain rub I was having is gone. Best pace since starting these rehab miles but still...
12-26-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,208
Posted By nomadmax

The best thing for Grab Ons is a razor knife.

The best thing for Grab Ons is a razor knife.
12-22-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By Manny66

Giordana ,Retro Gravel Bike on a Budget

A Co Worker asked me if I wanted some bike parts,,"No Thank You I have enough crap already."

A couple of days later he brings me a box full of Gravel bike Parts and a rear wheel. I turned him down...
12-18-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,514
Posted By cegerer

I bought this new C&V style jersey a while back....

I bought this new C&V style jersey a while back. It's one of my favorites. Everybody remembers the 1968 Formaggio Linguine team, right? :D
...
12-17-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By Portlandjim

I finally finished my 1946 Holdsworth Cyclone

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I just finished the final assembly of my 1946 Holdsworth project. I've been...
12-09-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,029
Posted By thinktubes

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12-09-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By thinktubes

Rode 47 miles up north. It was 48 degrees and...

Rode 47 miles up north. It was 48 degrees and sunny when I headed out. Halfway through the ride, a front came through an dropped the temp to 40. Froze my azz.

Passed through the Skokie Lagoons. No...
12-09-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,332
Posted By Piff

Not to derail, but I thought souplesse was the...

Not to derail, but I thought souplesse was the smoothness and fluidity of ones pedal stroke.
12-08-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,253
Posted By panzerwagon

1- Buy more bikes and parts I donít need 2-...

1- Buy more bikes and parts I donít need
2- Make utterly no progress on projects
3- Lose interest in finished projects
4- Ride as little as possible

There, I said it. Now the curse can finally...
12-08-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Robvolz

Please note: This bike is from my personal...

Please note: This bike is from my personal collection. I am not a shop.
11-23-23, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By cegerer

Bob Jackson DIY Dent Repair

I bought this 1983-84 Bob Jackson frame online and it arrived with 2 large dents in the top tube :mad: They weren't from shipping damage - just undisclosed pre-existing damage :rolleyes: One actually...
11-22-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,339
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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Motherfu**in Scotland Yard here boys!

Transfer system for...
11-19-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,251
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

1979 Motobecane Mixte, "before & after"

This became available to me as a project, and I couldn't say no. There's a lot of junk around, and while this isn't rare or special, it certainly wasn't junk and deserved to be put back in rideable...
11-17-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 166,093
Posted By botty kayer

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11-08-23, 01:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,742
Posted By Andy_K

You're finding a lot of grails lately. ...

You're finding a lot of grails lately.
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11-05-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 856
Posted By PilotFishBob

No real build pics, it was fairly straitforward...

No real build pics, it was fairly straitforward with the usual challenges sourcing period-correct parts (because I'm an idiot when I want to be) and fiddling with the trigger/cable length to get the...
11-05-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By botty kayer

I cycled 257 miles this week, but today's 17...

I cycled 257 miles this week, but today's 17 miles were the only ones in nice weather as storm Ciaran battered the UK all week with wind, rain and more rain, so after those hard miles it was nice to...
10-24-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,126
Posted By nlerner

I’m afraid my memory gets erased the second after...

I’m afraid my memory gets erased the second after I overpay.
10-11-23, 05:44 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By Prowler

Just another day for you folks but a big day for...

Just another day for you folks but a big day for me. The weather and my fitness came together so I decided to ride my age yesterday. Drove to Oaks, PA and got onto the Perkiomen Trail then just...
10-10-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By AllegroMike

Bike is unchanged from special ordered and is...

Bike is unchanged from special ordered and is equipped as bought and delivered new to me from John’s Bicycle in Pasadena, California in the summer of 1960 (between my sophomore and junior year of...
10-09-23, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By Wildwood

Always grateful to post this thread

Sunday, I must admit, I wanted road miles with only a few cars. So, … 6 mi Crystal Mt descent ( with a 6 mi grin), then = not too many miles on the 410 highway, and opposite the traffic flow into the...
10-09-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,136
Posted By gugie

I like to have my brakes attached to a lever, one...

I like to have my brakes attached to a lever, one for front, one for back.
10-01-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By northbend

A few weeks ago, my son and I spent a few days...

A few weeks ago, my son and I spent a few days camping on Orcas Island in Moran state park.
One of the rides we did was the climb up to the summit of Mt. Constitution.
I noticed as we began...
09-17-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By non-fixie

One job I'd been putting off is getting a bike...

One job I'd been putting off is getting a bike ready for a cycling trip to France with mrs non-fixie later this week. Running out of time I decided I'll take my Koga-Miyata test mule, and use the...
09-17-23, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By ExPatTyke

I've normally carry two tubes on regular rides up...

I've normally carry two tubes on regular rides up to 100km; on Audaxes I'll have three tubes plus a packet with instant patches. The state of the roads, especially the minor roads I prefer to use,...
09-17-23, 01:42 AM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By botty kayer

Yesterday felt like the last day of summer here...

Yesterday felt like the last day of summer here in the UK, at 26c / 78 f in London it was also likely to be the highest temperature we'll see for the next 6 months, the nights are drawing in, the...
09-09-23, 11:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,805
Posted By SurferRosa

1. Get someone else to do it.

1. Get someone else to do it.
09-09-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 23,687
Posted By Andy_K

The next part for the Smella arrived in the mail...

The next part for the Smella arrived in the mail today, and I got a reaction from my wife that I haven't seen since she misread the email on my order for Eroica bike shorts.
...
09-07-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22,067
Views: 3,313,199
Posted By SurferRosa

Read your post before I set out for some errands...

Read your post before I set out for some errands this afternoon, which brought me to Fremont. Even though tourists were all over, I snapped a quick pic.
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