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06-26-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,437
Posted By cb400bill

That forum was started as regular C&V forum was...

That forum was started as regular C&V forum was inundated with people asking what their old bike was worth. There were complaints all the time about how it was clogging up the C&V forum. C&V...
06-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By Andy Antipas

Three GIOS Bicycles

Before the pandemic, I was organizing a monthly steel bike ride in Durango, and I thought I should try and get them organized again. I was able to get a small group organized for this morning....
06-22-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,337
Posted By Roger M

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Some electrical tape to hopefully prevent more damage to the paint....
06-21-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 286
Posted By tcs

Don't overlook the autobiography by the man...

Don't overlook the autobiography by the man himself in his own words: The Fastest Bicycle Rider in the World (publication date 1928).
06-20-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By Repack Rider

'70s Colnago

In the '70s I had a Colnago. My uncle is 15 years older than I am. He figured that since I had one, it must be a good bike. So he bought one also. Then he put a Blackburn rack and clincher tires on...
06-19-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,294
Posted By Bianchigirll

Audrey Hepburn 1954. Someone on a page I follow...

Audrey Hepburn 1954. Someone on a page I follow on FB just posted a largish collection of celebrities on bikes. ...
06-17-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,294
Posted By T-Mar

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot. ...

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot.

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06-17-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,294
Posted By T-Mar

French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant, who passed...

French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant, who passed away earlier today at age 91....
06-15-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 708
Posted By Andy_K

C'est fini! -- PX-10 content

After many trials and travails, I think I have finally finished my Peugeot PX-10 Super Deluxe build. Sort of. There are still a few details to be worked out. The headset is loose. The seatpost binder...
06-14-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,489
Posted By bamboobike4

I know the numbers matter. Can't help you with...

I know the numbers matter.
Can't help you with that.

Don't ride the data.
My only suggestion, and it may work for me and not you:
1. Leave the HR monitor at home.
2. Leave the cadence sensor...
06-11-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 643
Posted By ehcoplex

A general 'Thank You' to the C&V community

I get really put-off by the general snark, the 'answers' in threads that have nothing to do with the actual question(s) asked, the 'my way is the one-and-only right way' attitudes, etc, etc, that...
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 811
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
06-08-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,603
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I canít get past Eddy in the mom jeans to render an opinion on the bike

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06-08-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,603
Posted By tiger1964

What, the water bottle cages are not oversized to...

What, the water bottle cages are not oversized to hold a Big Gulp?
06-07-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By AJI125

Nice looking frame! Had read this a while ago for...

Nice looking frame! Had read this a while ago for any interested folks: https://on-the-drops.blogspot.com/2016/12/the-peugeot-px-10du-vitus-979.html
06-05-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,407
Posted By iab

Sorry to bring back an old thread, but one more...

Sorry to bring back an old thread, but one more detail arrived in the mail, see below. Also, due to some unforeseen and not great circumstances, the first ride on it was today. Lovely bike. It has...
06-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,783
Posted By purebikes

Cinelli SC Monza

I am still a little in shock that this came up locally and in my size! Still has the Cinelli bar tape and plugs! The crank looks like it could be a replacement but everything else looks original....
06-04-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By thinktubes

When I read the thread title, I thought you...

When I read the thread title, I thought you scored 4 Bianchis 😜
06-02-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By Chinghis

Haha, I'm working on the miles. Commuted in...

Haha, I'm working on the miles. Commuted in today, so that's good for 1500 feet of climbing and 20 miles or so. I like to think I have a good base. :)

I was going to try commuting in on it this...
06-01-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 501
Posted By albrt

Another Paramount

Last week I bought a 1989 Paramount from Craigslist. Seller was knowledgeable and I think the price was fair. Rides like a dream.
...
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By Gary12000

what kind of ding dong would do that, I'm...

what kind of ding dong would do that, I'm certainly not at Liberty to say.
05-23-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If thereís a question of 8 speed, just take the...

If thereís a question of 8 speed, just take the right shifter and click all the way through, you should get 7 clicks. Campy 8 speed is my favorite for all around looks, reliability, and ease of set...
05-23-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,401
Posted By repechage

That is Not a NOS front brake caliper. it's a...

That is Not a NOS front brake caliper.
it's a mess. Rust, pads worn out.
adjusted very open, sounded terrible also.
...
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 687
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-22-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,033
Posted By old's'cool

I use a rear facing sport camera when commuting...

I use a rear facing sport camera when commuting (on my C&V commuting bikes), to make a movie of the car that kills me.
05-22-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,033
Posted By tyrion

I use an 8x10 Deardorff. ...

I use an 8x10 Deardorff.


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Hard to focus when riding,...
05-20-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,401
Posted By imakecircles

That front brake cable routing is somehow painful...

That front brake cable routing is somehow painful to look at on such a beautiful bike.
05-18-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,444
Posted By rccardr

For reference: ...

For reference:
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Stock colors with Tricolor group; I added...
05-17-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,065
Posted By nlerner

I usually park at a bike rack outside, but if I...

I usually park at a bike rack outside, but if I forget my lock I bring my bike into my office:
...
05-12-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By John E

PKN-10s are great kiddie pullers. I liked the...

PKN-10s are great kiddie pullers. I liked the clearance for wider tires, something my Bianchi lacks.
...
05-12-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By jadmt

Serotta ATX

I bought this new in March of 1993 and decided to freshen it up a little. I know probably sacrilegious but I ditched the Rockhox mag 21 and XT drivetrain in favor of a soma rigid fork and Box4...
05-09-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By T-Mar

You date a Galmozzi by turning up in spiffiest...

You date a Galmozzi by turning up in spiffiest riding gear, with a fresh tube of Campagnolo grease in one hand and some new rolls of Cinelli cork tape in the other.:rolleyes:
05-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By The Golden Boy

This is one of the old cloth covered Brooks...

This is one of the old cloth covered Brooks Cambium saddles. I've seen these get really chewed up- I've got one on another bike that I've ridden a lot- but have no wear. Call it a combination of...
05-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 902
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy's 1985 Trek Re-Rebuild!!!

Ladies and gentlemen; I think this is the second major rebuild of this bike since I got it around 10 years ago. This is the bike I've put the most miles on, the bike my wife jokingly refers to as...
05-07-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By T-Mar

That's the good old N+1 spirit! Don't bother with...

That's the good old N+1 spirit! Don't bother with new brake pads, just buy her another bicycle!
05-03-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,322
Posted By Drillium Dude

And I've never done Eroica CA, so I can't,...

And I've never done Eroica CA, so I can't, neither :)

Regarding Cino, however, first day pranza needs to look like this again:
...
05-03-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,337
Posted By Roger M

Update When we got it all together, Thomas...

Update

When we got it all together, Thomas spent some a little time riding up and down the driveway(about 200' long). I wanted him to work on shifting with the dt levers in a 'safe' environment. ...
05-01-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,668
Posted By Sir_Name

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Stoney Creek / Thimble Islands
04-26-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By tmnguuyen

JDM with Shimano AX group set

Oh no, the pedal police is on patrol. May be i can use this JDM bike with the Shimano AX aero group set and distract the Eroica mafia.

Note the reflector is on the 'wrong side'

PS : plagerizing...
04-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 943
Posted By BTinNYC

Doctor, you promised!!!

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Can the broken Centurion be revived?...
04-25-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,279
Posted By top506

And after simmering all winter it's on the road: ...

And after simmering all winter it's on the road:


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...
04-23-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,337
Posted By Roger M

It's been a little while since a solid update....

It's been a little while since a solid update. Last night we 'burned the midnight oil' and got it built up to a rideable bicycle.

We mounted tires, installed derailleurs, shifters,...
04-22-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,456
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Useful maybe? This was my favorite at the...

Useful maybe? This was my favorite at the one-time-only classic bike show here in Tucson, so I made a point to post it. Same not-quite-identical decals, owner listed as 1961.
...
04-22-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,456
Posted By Vonruden

:popcorn

:popcorn
04-22-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,456
Posted By iab

Monza at the time of manufacture of that bike was...

Monza at the time of manufacture of that bike was actually a town outside of Milan but I believe now has been incorporated into Milan. And yes, the original Cinelli shop in Milan was located on...
04-20-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 661
Posted By noobinsf

I hate to say it, but this is why I don't wrap...

I hate to say it, but this is why I don't wrap bars until I've test ridden a few times to dial in the fit. Like shoota said above, though, you may have a noticeable difference by simply rotating the...
04-20-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Chombi1

I use "coiled" RD cable housing for most of my...

I use "coiled" RD cable housing for most of my bikes and do not have any problems with them, plus they look great on a C&V bike.
04-19-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,521
Posted By xiaoman1

Ok, the fund should pay for food and...

Ok, the fund should pay for food and lodging......(2) McDonalds kids meals for lunch and dinner and an (1) egg Mc Muffin and coffee for breakfast as well as and (1) night at the local "Y"...that...
04-19-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By steelbikeguy

just as a glimpse into what Asphalt was like, I...

just as a glimpse into what Asphalt was like, I should say that it was the next step for a number of the folks from Bicycle Guide when it shut down. They seemed to be trying to really make it the...
04-19-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By AliH

Claud Butler for my daughter

My 14 year old needed a new bike so we went to our local collective (www.commonwheel.org.uk or check out their unofficial page full of judgement! https://uncommonwheel.weebly.com/)

Without any of...
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