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11-20-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 127
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Posted By gugie

No thread yet, email yapping right now. PM if...

No thread yet, email yapping right now. PM if interested.
11-20-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,226
Posted By gugie

Unofficially there's a plan for the weekend of...

Unofficially there's a plan for the weekend of April 8-9, but it'll be self-supported. Just like the one last Eroica California, but without the entry fee.
11-19-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By tfbike

That is a great color. I probably can't add much...

That is a great color. I probably can't add much more but will throw some general stuff out there. Ray would build custom aa well as some production bikes. A lot of touring type bikes were used by...
11-19-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By VRJAKE

1975 Alex Singer. Sold through Cupertino Bike...

1975 Alex Singer. Sold through Cupertino Bike Shop.

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11-19-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By iab

2022 mostra scambio Novegro

By good fortune, I happened to be in Milan a couple weeks ago. Even more fortunate was that weekend was the best vintage bicycle (ok, mostly motorcycle) swap in Italy. Had a lovely time. Below are...
11-19-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By velomateo

Great color. I like how this is coming along. I...

Great color. I like how this is coming along.
I don't have any experience with rando riding, but are 50mm bars normal for loaded riding?
11-15-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,721
Posted By Duke7777

French bikes with lightweight frames and...

French bikes with lightweight frames and cantilevers were not uncommon back in the 40s and 50s. These 650B frames are made from butted Vitus, and are about the same weight as butted 531 or SL.
...
11-14-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,721
Posted By dddd

Early Centurion Pro Tour frames were light and...

Early Centurion Pro Tour frames were light and yes sporty, but actually had direct-mount centerpull brakes.

It's the best sport-tourer I've ridden, subs ably for a road bike yet handles...
11-10-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,226
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'm in no great hurry to register but I'm fairly...

I'm in no great hurry to register but I'm fairly certain I'll go. The day of the main ride happens to be my anniversary, and my uncle has a lovely place where my wife and I typically stay in Cayucos...
11-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,226
Posted By rogerm3d

Registered and excited for another year (hoping...

Registered and excited for another year (hoping for an improvement over the 2022 ride)...
10-26-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,612
Posted By 52telecaster

I ran that on my bob Jackson world tourist in...

I ran that on my bob Jackson world tourist in it's last iteration. Pretty much flawless.
10-26-22, 04:50 AM
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Posted By mech986

To those who rode or registered for the 2022...

To those who rode or registered for the 2022 Eroica California Classic event, you should have received an email thanking you, some commitments on improvements, and offering a super early bird...
10-25-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,409
Posted By BradH

My 1985 Trek 760. I wasn't sure about the 73.5 &...

My 1985 Trek 760. I wasn't sure about the 73.5 & 74 degree angles or the lightweight 531C frame & fork. It's magic. It's extremely comfortable and the handling is precise without being at all...
10-24-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,409
Posted By Mike V3

This… ...

This…
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10-14-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,612
Posted By scarlson

Shimano XTR M952, long cage. ...

Shimano XTR M952, long cage.
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For friction or indexed, it works great....
09-28-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Learned something new today! Glad both of my 7403...

Learned something new today! Glad both of my 7403 hubs that came to me were overhauled correctly in the past. I can confirm I've never had an issue with using any normal Shimano FH lockring tool on...
09-28-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Steel Charlie

I got a set of DA wheels in a package trade that...

I got a set of DA wheels in a package trade that not only had the nuts swapped but they were both on backwards. The WTF? moment was very special. All in all it was actually a dyno deal and def good...
09-28-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By BradH

I have a couple 7403 hubs currently in service....

I have a couple 7403 hubs currently in service. I've got a tool like this one. I don't know what brand it is but I've never had a problem.
...
09-28-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By Seanaus

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket...

Maybe use a readily available aftermarket lockring tool, rather than the Shimano freewheel tool? I don't recall having any problem with mine with this kind of tool.

...
09-28-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By bulgie

Sorry no good info to add other than I know I...

Sorry no good info to add other than I know I used those hubs with that locknut, and no way would I have ever taken the axle out to replace a cassette! I must have had a tool that fit over the...
09-11-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By merziac

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-11-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By Mikier

Portland 1970s bikes

Back in the 1970s in Portland, Oregon more than anything I wanted a bike built by one of the Portland holy three: Jim Merz, Mark DeNucci or Bruce Gordon. At the time I could not afford one of their...
09-11-22, 11:31 AM
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Views: 1,027,570
Posted By cooperryder

That's a great looking Centurion. I have a...

That's a great looking Centurion.
I have a fondness for the Centurions especially the ones with chrome lugs.
09-11-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 74,152
Views: 12,058,858
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/39673294...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/396732949255791

Posted 23hrs ago in Arvada CO

Seller seems to have had few bikes and all reasonably priced though this seems really cheap

...
09-11-22, 09:55 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Of course I can't find a pic but that looks like...

Of course I can't find a pic but that looks like a Profile By Design curved seatpost. It was a triathlon thing intended to get you over or in front of the BB to use more of your running muscles to...
09-10-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By WGB

Just an fyi with all the talk here of Romic...

Just an fyi with all the talk here of Romic bikes.

There's one I just listed on the Craigslist thread located in Hilton Head with a Terry bike and a Silca pump for $200....😘
09-10-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By Lattz

Google search info, otherwise I would have never...

Google search info, otherwise I would have never heard about them over here, thanks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUQx30Wr7rM
09-09-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 74,152
Views: 12,058,858
Posted By WGB

Posted a day ago in Hilton Head SC ** $100 OBO!...

Posted a day ago in Hilton Head SC
** $100 OBO!

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/775509200424485

​​​​​​2 Classic Racing Bikes with Extra Presta Valve Tubes and Silca Pump
$100...
09-09-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 640
Posted By Wildwood

Certainly not a Romic bike expert. Only info from...

Certainly not a Romic bike expert. Only info from the 'hard to find' short spot at Classic Rendezvous. But I bought one not long ago. I have a European group of vintage bikes and call the Romic my...
09-09-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By Yelbom15

RRB Cycles Track Bike

I was gifted a bike from a friend who was once employed by a gentleman way back of the name of Ron Boi. I was told he use to make frames for Waterford Cycles and Schwinn or it was specifically...
09-06-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,689,209
Posted By Hi_c

an amazing deal even if just for the parts...

an amazing deal even if just for the parts without the two very cool vintage frames! Love me a vintage Reynolds Trek, some of the best frames ever made imo.
08-01-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,739
Views: 1,027,570
Posted By mississippimud

more info and photos on the SBC

Thanks for the welcome back ! Yes another Strawberry has came into the collection , this one more of my size and too good of a deal to pass up from the second owner where it had been hanging in his...
07-07-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 824
Posted By merziac

You just need a rear roller cam frame then. ;) ...

You just need a rear roller cam frame then. ;)

Or you can let me have them. :roflmao2:

...
07-07-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 156,092
Posted By lonesomesteve

I think there are 2 or 3 other "vintage gravel...

I think there are 2 or 3 other "vintage gravel grinder" threads around here in which I've already shared pictures of this bike, but I don't seem to have yet posted my '82 Trek 710 on this thread. So,...
07-06-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 156,092
Posted By eom

Assist. ...

Assist.

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06-21-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,513
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Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ OMG the original water bottle is probably a...

^^^^^ OMG the original water bottle is probably a collector item unto itself. The whole bike is something of a time capsule.

I wouldn't be surprised if those were pretty similar to the 613/614...
06-16-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,513
Views: 601,742
Posted By mountaindave

I have an 81 61X frame waiting to be built up...

I have an 81 61X frame waiting to be built up for my wife. These early treks have universally been great riders for us. Ride yours and see what you think. But Im kind of an early trek nut.
06-16-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By merziac

Bonus round, fork crown, paint to match pump and...

Bonus round, fork crown, paint to match pump and bottles from the Strawberry, very close to the same, depending on the light, win, win. ;)
...
06-16-22, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By merziac

1994 MB-1 find

Here it is, correctly outed here when I asked if we thought it could be a Stumpy but no, 2-3 posts in, Bridgestone MB-1, 1994,10th Anniversary, Ritchey designed bi-plane fork crown, lugged Tange...
06-12-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,919
Posted By Classtime

I dig the idea of invading or "vintageifying"...

I dig the idea of invading or "vintageifying" cool rides. We should do more of it en masse like a horde. Let's make a list.
05-12-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By cmsanfor

1977 Trek TX900

Hey guys! Had a stroke of luck today and came across this early Trek. It's a 1977 TX900, lovely frame with some fun details. The paint is beyond shot, but so far it seems mercifully free from...
05-11-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Narhay

Thank you for your email. As per how we do/did...

Thank you for your email. As per how we do/did our serial numbers you have a 1977 Marinoni frame on your hands. Back then the first two digits were the year, think they only did it that way in the...
05-11-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By Narhay

1977 Marinoni Special

Interesting Marinoni came up in London a couple hours away from the center of the universe in Toronto. My friend happened to be going by yesterday and picked it up for me and dropped it off. The...
05-04-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,533
Posted By gugie

My Eroica wrap-up

Another year, another Eroica? Well, after waiting 3 years for this thing to restart, it was more like a 5 year high school reunion, except with only the people you wanted to see. Beyond anything...
05-04-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,533
Posted By Caliwild

Hello, I actually rode down Cypress this year on...

Hello, I actually rode down Cypress this year on the Nova route with my Santa Cruz Stigmata with hydraulic Shimano GRX brakes. The brakes performed flawlessly... I love vintage bikes but, man, the...
05-04-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,533
Posted By Andy_K

Finally back in the friendly confines of...

Finally back in the friendly confines of Beaverton, Oregon, here's my trip report.

I started out from the K house early Thursday morning. Why would anyone choose to take two days to drive all the...
05-03-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,533
Posted By rogerm3d

I had a great time on the ride despite the...

I had a great time on the ride despite the confusions and issues. It was great to meet everyone on the San Simeon pre-ride, discovering the history of my Schwinn Rainbow jersey, and generally...
03-28-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 74,152
Views: 12,058,858
Posted By WGB

Posted 16hrs ago (are fork bent? Might be angle...

Posted 16hrs ago
(are fork bent? Might be angle of photo?)

https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/bik/d/flagstaff-1972-libertas-mann-road-bike/7463742782.html1972 Libertas Mann Road Bike 58cm - $150...
02-13-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By fabiofarelli

Team jersey from 1985, I don't know if Hoonved...

Team jersey from 1985, I don't know if Hoonved was on the US version, sure it was on the European version. Probably it's a supporter-jersey, rider jersey had most of the time a name in it.
...
01-09-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8,506
Views: 2,744,324
Posted By thook

ooo-la-lahhh!! more of this please???:love:

ooo-la-lahhh!! more of this please???:love:
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