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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,472
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.
01-19-23, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 652
Posted By Road85rebel

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few...

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few pics of my restoration effort. Before and after for reference....
01-15-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By OldCoot

Bob Jackson resto- mod

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Almost there on my build of this Bob Jackson. It was given to me by my...
01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
12-23-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,681
Posted By nlerner

I couldn't think of a worse burden to pass along...

I couldn't think of a worse burden to pass along to my family than to have to deal with disposing of my bike crap, and that's even if I left detailed instructions. After all, someone still needs to...
12-17-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 48,175
Posted By non-fixie

After our Drinka...

After our Drinka (https://m.bikeforums.net/showpost.php?p=22425112&postcount=363) passed away this summer, mrs non-fixie and I decided to not get a new dog.

So we got a second-hand one. :rolleyes:...
12-07-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,104
Posted By nlerner

Secrets of C&V

No, not Tulio’s bastard child, but instead a few observations on the current state of affairs:

—The built-in mention function hasn’t worked for a long time. So if you do gugie and choose from the...
12-05-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By fabiofarelli

Non cycling related applications?

We celebrated Sinterklaas , the original Santa Claus from the Netherlands.
For adults it's the idea making a suprise, a funny package that's hiding simple cheap presents.
My son had to make a...
12-01-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,861
Posted By The Golden Boy

If that were my bike- I'd ******g put monster...

If that were my bike- I'd ******g put monster truck tires, racks and mirrors and bells and streamers and reflectors and lights and chain guards and kickstands and all that **** and put pix up and PM...
11-30-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By LucasHartong

Morning ride in Dutch national park 'De Veluwe'....

Morning ride in Dutch national park 'De Veluwe'. Breathing in a painting...
...
11-16-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,302
Posted By northbend

Almost home... ...

Almost home...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52504710711_875aca2eef_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nZEnfX)Finish with a loop by Mt. Si (https://flic.kr/p/2nZEnfX) by Matthew Pendergast...
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,042
Posted By seypat

I've never understood why a person fed up with...

I've never understood why a person fed up with circumstances needs to announce they're going away. :foo:
11-07-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

I overcame inertia today, pulled myself outta the...

I overcame inertia today, pulled myself outta the easy chair grabbed the bike and rode up into the mountains east of North Bend to find the snow line.
A classic fall storm system passed through the...
11-05-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,926
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_91...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50935994298_9142289b38_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf)The Old Brit (https://flic.kr/p/2kB3hwf) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/),...
11-04-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,149
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about...

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about his/her "involvement in the sport since 19xx." As if such a statement makes the poster a source of undeniable gospel expertise and anyone who doesn't...
11-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,149
Posted By Bianchigirll

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10-28-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,302
Posted By Harhir

Yesterday morning before Takeoff. :lol: ...

Yesterday morning before Takeoff. :lol:

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10-27-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 40,302
Posted By The Golden Boy

We're on vacation in Door County- about 43 miles...

We're on vacation in Door County- about 43 miles south from that stretch of road right now-

Funny thing about that picture... First- it's really hard to get a shot of that stretch of road without...
10-21-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,471
Posted By fender1

I will happily apologize. I am not saying that...

I will happily apologize. I am not saying that you are scamming people, trying to scam people or anything of the sort. I also am glad that you are doing what you can to save cool old bikes and share...
10-20-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By konakai

Two of a kind early Paramounts

thought I'd post these for your viewing pleasure. p number paramounts, prob 1947s. I love sweaty unrestored bikes. this is my favorite paint scheme of paramounts...
10-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,949
Posted By Kilroy1988

An Old Jo Routens Randonneuse!

Hello all,

I'm finally diving into the French scene with a splash after receiving a box from France last weekend. This afternoon I took the time to assemble the bicycle as purchased...

It's a...
10-14-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Lascauxcaveman pops in (MBK Grand Jubile content)

Due to the INSANE workload I've had in the last two years, I've been largely absent from these pages for that period. Also, I'm not riding, basically, at all :(

Today I had a rare day off from...
10-12-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,212
Posted By obrentharris

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My son brought this back from France for me several years ago. As you can...
10-08-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 819
Posted By Doug Fattic

A short tutorial on how to carve lugs

A few years ago I ordered a volume of blank lugs from Japan. I've used the profits to support our Ukraine Bicycle Project. Several of my framebuilding class students have chosen to carve these lugs...
10-05-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By obrentharris

A foggy morning for a gravel ride in the Point...

A foggy morning for a gravel ride in the Point Reyes National Seashore.

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...
10-02-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,337
Posted By Charles Wahl

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on...

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on Every Uncivil, Hateful or Selfish Impulse That You Have.
I was more succinct, but I've been censored.
09-27-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,077
Posted By cudak888

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this...

Cheese and rice, you guys are trying to make this an honorary A&S thread.

Granted, it's entertaining enough that I genuinely would like to find a Confente at a yard sale someday...just so I can...
09-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By panzerwagon

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a...

Is this the colnago? Didn’t know it came as a kit. Fork doesn’t look chromed to me, but what do I know.

Spotted an aluminum bracket shim for ye olde cannondale handlebar bag.
09-27-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,520
Posted By BertoBerg

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the...

I was born in ‘82. The bikes that interest me the most are from the late ‘60s to the early ‘80s. I’ve had modern bikes but I always wander back to vintage steel with friction shifting. To me a modern...
09-26-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,520
Posted By The Golden Boy

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in...

So I was born in 1969, graduated high school in 1987.

The guitars and guitar amps I like are the ones that were cool in the 60s and 70s, that I have little to no recollection of at the time......
09-25-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By thinktubes

Did the Treadhead Fall Tour out of Lake Geneva....

Did the Treadhead Fall Tour out of Lake Geneva. 76 miles, 2700 ft of climbing. Managed a rolling time of 4:39/16.4 mph.

Roads were quiet and smooth. Weather was dicey all day. A couple of showers...
09-21-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,989
Posted By jethin

“Maybe I’d be interested if he had stem shifters…”

“Maybe I’d be interested if he had stem shifters…”
09-21-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,989
Posted By Fredo76

Luckily I did not ask BF members for permission...

Luckily I did not ask BF members for permission or approval before putting on a taller stem and stem shifters as one of my first geezer modifications, primarily for safety reasons, as it's a long...
09-21-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

Closing summer out with a couple of rides in the...

Closing summer out with a couple of rides in the mountains.

On Monday, I made a run up the trail to the Pass via the 2 mile long Snoqualmie Tunnel wanting to try out the new Edelux headlight I’d...
09-16-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 583
Posted By nlerner

Reminds me of my grandparents' living room couch.

Reminds me of my grandparents' living room couch.
09-15-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By indyfabz

If you were capable of understanding what it...

If you were capable of understanding what it takes to keep something as unique as the Hiawatha serviceable you would not think it an abuse. The terrain, weather (It crosses the Bitterroots, for...
09-12-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By rccardr

What was supposed to be three days of riding with...

What was supposed to be three days of riding with BF member Prowler on Schuylkill Valley bike paths turned into just a dingle ride/day, due to weather.
But it was one heck of a glorious ride, on our...
09-11-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By scozim

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this...

Nice ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail this afternoon. It started out casually enough but turned into a big hammer fest with lots of sweat because, well . . . . I just can't seem to ride...
09-11-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie wasn't happy with the brakes on her...

Mrs non-fixie wasn't happy with the brakes on her Zieleman. And since it's destined for L'Eroica next month, I needed to do something about that.

So I replaced the first generation Dura-Ace...
09-07-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

These are the best of days, Late summer… ...

These are the best of days, Late summer…

Starting from the Crystal Mountain Ski Resort at noon I ride to Sunrise inside Mount Rainier National Park for lunch with a view yesterday....
09-02-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Pizza run today ...

Pizza run today


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08-23-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 874
Posted By thinktubes

I hope the headset isn’t frozen

I hope the headset isn’t frozen
08-23-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 910
Posted By Roger M

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I believe you need fifty posts to get out of newbie...
08-20-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By ThermionicScott

My Bianchi 650B conversion has spent long periods...

My Bianchi 650B conversion has spent long periods of time with close to zero clearance at the chainstays. The Col de la Vie tires I started with measured about 36.5mm wide, giving about 1-2mm of...
08-12-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

Lets bring this thread back to riding bikes...

Lets bring this thread back to riding bikes again.... Starting on Mercer Island, I rode over to Vashon Island to visit with my big brother yesterday.

On the way down to the Seattle Waterfront,...
08-09-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

Another day of heat yesterday so out looking for...

Another day of heat yesterday so out looking for a swimming hole. It was a quiet spot so I went skinny dippin' here :-)
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08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 861
Posted By Froyd Stellar

A 1985 Schwinn World Sport to inspire or infuriate

I fully understand that some people won't take kindly at the kind of bastardizing I inflicted on this poor Schwinn, but this "restoration" project was a lot of fun and a great learning experience for...
08-06-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19,997
Views: 2,524,955
Posted By northbend

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup...

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup the other day with a new Swift.

Going back to good ol’ leather.

The C15 was comfortable in it’s own way and waterproof which was why I bought it...
08-02-22, 12:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,908
Posted By SuperLJ

Not nearly enough, I think. Someone once...

Not nearly enough, I think.

Someone once said that Mark has the "highest ratio of competence to humility" of any professional that they had ever met. I couldn’t agree more. Here’s a photo of the...
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