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01-16-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 942
Posted By jamesdak

NOS 80's Krapf Frameset

I've had my eye on this frameset since at least 2018. Price kept getting lower and lower and I finally made an offer that was accepted. I keyed in on this as it was obviously a Giovanni Losa frame. ...
01-16-23, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By SJX426

Andy_K - Great prices! Thought long and hard...

Andy_K - Great prices! Thought long and hard about the Mono's, just can't identify a use.
For anyone considering but are put off by the single pull, I can tell you the Mono's work really well with...
01-14-23, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By genejockey

I'm a big fan of the Sante- equipped Circuits! I...

I'm a big fan of the Sante- equipped Circuits! I picked one up in early 2021, with everything original, except it was missing one of the black rubber nubs from the brake pivot bolt. When I arrived...
01-14-23, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By TheSilverFox

'89 Schwinn Circuit

Hello, don't post much here but wanted to share newly acquired Schwinn Circuit I found on Craigslist in December. Originally built an identical Circuit in '89 while I was in High School and working...
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...
01-09-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,911
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Use whatever you like. #nolimits ...

Use whatever you like.

#nolimits
...
01-06-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By Robvolz

Has anybody restored a black quill stem?

I keep finding Cinelli and 3TTT stems in black with visible damage. Maybe they were allowed to slam and that created a silver ring where no ring belongs, or maybe unlike silver, they can't be buffed...
01-06-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 667
Posted By John E

Back in the 1970s I put flit catchers on every...

Back in the 1970s I put flit catchers on every bike that had either tubulars or low-profile, essentially treadless clinchers.

When I moved from west central Los Angeles to north coastal San Diego...
01-03-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Andy_K

Brakes (Campagnolo, Universal, Modolo)

I'm not a fan of single pivot brakes, so I can't really account for why I have been keeping these for as long as I have. Trying to move out some of the clutter. All prices include shipping in the...
12-31-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Murray Missile

I ALMOST made it.........

I almost made it without buying another bike this year but this popped up on FB........
...
12-31-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By brewerkz

late 50s/60s Wally Green....this bike captured my...

late 50s/60s Wally Green....this bike captured my interest to pursue earlier road bicycles.
...
12-31-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By Inusuit

Would be this lightly modified 1995 Rockhopper. ...

Would be this lightly modified 1995 Rockhopper. With the Schwalbe Land Cruiser tires, it rolls nicely on pavement and gives me the option of exploring dirt roads and gravel tracks. Perfect for my...
12-31-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By Classtime

My #1 would be that Cinelli. Or that Colnago. Or...

My #1 would be that Cinelli. Or that Colnago. Or that Motorola Merckx. But for now…
...
12-30-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By ascherer

Iím clear that if I could only have one it would...

Iím clear that if I could only have one it would be my Mercian. It always feels right, itís smooth yet stiff, the handling is connected to my cerebellum (maybe because itís been with me 35 years.) I...
12-30-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By SwimmerMike

Mine would have to be my Ď82 Bianchi. It was a...

Mine would have to be my Ď82 Bianchi. It was a basket case when I got it, so thereís some pride in the build. It also fits great and I love the aggressive ride.

...
12-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By smd4

I only have one bike, and by default that makes...

I only have one bike, and by default that makes it my No. 1. But even if I had more bikes, it would probably still occupy the top spot.

Itís No. 1 for many other reasons: Italian handmade...
12-30-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By Schweinhund

Emotional attachment Bike is a 1965 Schwinn that...

Emotional attachment Bike is a 1965 Schwinn that was Dad's
Bike I ride most is a 1990 Rockhopper...
12-30-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,697
Posted By steelbikeguy

It's a tough call, but I'd probably say that my...

It's a tough call, but I'd probably say that my Raleigh Team bike, with Reynolds 753 tubing and Campy bits, and built by the SBDU group at Raleigh, is the #1. I grew up lusting after the top...
12-30-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 24,230
Posted By jamesdak

Well.....since it's been brought back to life. ...

Well.....since it's been brought back to life.

Here's how I finished up the Concorde they built:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By urbanknight

I mentioned this one to my wife and she said...

I mentioned this one to my wife and she said "like they'll enforce that anyway", and she's right. The "increased protections" will only be imaginary unless and until cops start citing drivers for...
12-26-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By seagrade

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12-26-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By Andy Antipas

Vitus 979

Merry Christmas! I picked up this frameset back in early November? It was cheap, the right size, and a good color so N + 1Ö.... Iím guessing this frame dates to the late 1980s with the dual water...
12-25-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By gugie

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My kids know me well
12-25-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,154
Posted By stardognine

Actually, I saw that mentioned on TV before....

Actually, I saw that mentioned on TV before. Pretty cool 👍

Being largely Polish myself, I thought of sending them some nice kielbasa and pierogis. 😎

But since I also have a lot of British...
12-25-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By Steel1

Gift to self. Now I just need the remaining items...

Gift to self. Now I just need the remaining items to complete the build. Frame, wheels, groupset, etc 😀
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By mstateglfr

They look like different sizes. The Cannondale...

They look like different sizes.
The Cannondale has a 3x9 105 drivetrain and the Trek is a 2x9 Ultegra drivetrain. They are both old enough where if the drivetrains both shift properly, they are...
12-22-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 74,030
Views: 12,030,536
Posted By SoCaled

Sannow Eminenza - $550 - Newbury Park, CA ...

Sannow Eminenza - $550 - Newbury Park, CA
https://ventura.craigslist.org/bik/7568108821.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/952446-what-do-you-know-about-sannow.html
...
12-21-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,457
Posted By 52telecaster

NEither my girl or me is fast but we met when she...

NEither my girl or me is fast but we met when she took a job where I bicycled to work. Her only transport was a Walmart bike. I gave her one of my inexpensive but solid builds. 6 years later we ride,...
12-21-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,568
Posted By EVlove

https://youtu.be/hi127LIzw3w Lowell Bike...

https://youtu.be/hi127LIzw3w

Lowell Bike Connector content begins at 2:20.

And that basket on the Ukrainian lady's bike at around 4:20 looks mighty familiar. I believe that's our donation...
12-19-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,088
Posted By rustystrings61

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c.1971 metric-gauge 531 Gitane Tour de France with...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 590
Posted By noglider

re-commuting

... to coin a word.

I have a steady job now for the first time in a long time. I've change careers from IT to K-12 education. It's super exciting.

Teaching is different in many ways, and one of...
12-18-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5,838
Views: 652,639
Posted By eeuuugh

Fixed up this old Peugeot carbolite for a friend....

Fixed up this old Peugeot carbolite for a friend. Last night:
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This...
12-18-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here's my current riser: Pic taken Dec 25 last...

Here's my current riser: Pic taken Dec 25 last year, 6 weeks following my surgery, right before I began riding again. It was perfect for a couple months, but became too tall as my flexibility and...
12-18-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By bwilli88

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I have a couple of Nitto dynamic II stems. Gives a 17į rise.
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By JulesCW

To the OP -- that Hattori is a neat old utility...

To the OP -- that Hattori is a neat old utility bike -- if it fits you and you live in a flattish place use it as intended -- go shopping, coffee runs, etc. The value will be fairly minimal, unless...
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By JulesCW

Welcome to the forum. Your question might be...

Welcome to the forum. Your question might be better answered if you started a new thread, as your bike is clearly unrelated in any way to the Hattori that is the subject of this thread. If you do...
12-17-22, 03:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bianchigirll

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I get a lot of grief in some FB groups for these...
12-16-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By GullyFoylesbike

'84 Gitane touring frame built up like a...

'84 Gitane touring frame built up like a Rivendell. I love this silly thing. Shifting is completely backwards - rapid rise in the rear & high-normal on the front. The fenders behind it will go on...
12-16-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,522
Posted By nlerner

I have a chronic pinched nerve in my neck, the...

I have a chronic pinched nerve in my neck, the result of a bike crash in 1980, so I need my bars at least level with my saddle. Technomic has been my go-to solution, but that’s one reason why I like...
12-15-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,175
Posted By Classtime

If you’re dropping coin like that at the shop,...

If you’re dropping coin like that at the shop, get another set of hubs for your clincher wheel set, and keep that wheel set for a future foray into tubulars. D.A. Hubs aren’t too pricey.
12-15-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By Andy_K

This is what I was thinking with this query...

This is what I was thinking with this query though. If you're going to go weight weenie, go all in. A Brooks with Ti rails is like a boat anchor with drillium. It's still really heavy.

I'm not...
12-15-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,175
Posted By Caliwild

Tommasini - I just couldn't resist

OK, so I had posted this ad on the "are you looking for one of these" thread yesterday:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/7568117135.html

Then, a split second later, I thought to...
12-15-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By staehpj1

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder...

I don't know, but I do look back at 50 and wonder why 50 year old kids need a forum due to advancing age.
12-14-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,057
Posted By Classtime

This was on my mind recently with sequential...

This was on my mind recently with sequential injuries to my back and neck. At 50+ (just 3 weeks ago) I was invincible.:lol: Yesterday, I looked in the mirror and saw an old man:foo: 64 1/2 y.o.
12-13-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 74,030
Views: 12,030,536
Posted By '02 nrs

$1k Seattle area

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/bainbridge-island-gitane-super-corsa/7558331542.html...
12-08-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,878
Posted By darkmoon

Wow, great article! I don't know most of the...

Wow, great article!

I don't know most of the titles.

I watched La Course en Tete on the screen, Tokyo, when Eddy Merckx was invited by Shimano.
After the movie, talk show and autograph session...
12-07-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 43,567
Posted By Drillium Dude

After swapping from 6-speed Campy Super Record to...

After swapping from 6-speed Campy Super Record to 8-speed Campy Ergopower nearly a decade ago, a few spec changes have been made over the passage of years. The latest was dictated by by the results...
12-05-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 63,923
Posted By DQRider

Annual Shot of My Pashley Path Racer

Gotta post this:

https://i.imgur.com/6WrDlm5.png

The most distinctive ride I have. Just a single-speed with drum brakes, but the ride quality is indescribable. Think 2-wheeled Rolls Royce. My...
12-04-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 63,923
Posted By Triplecrank92

My '87 Prologue

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12-03-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay here are some additional pictures of the...

Okay here are some additional pictures of the bike, components, and (sort of) the serial number. My garage lighting isn't the best and it is freaking cold out there right now, so I might have to...
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