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07-23-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By malcala622

Ocelotl going to need a demolition team to unwrap...

Ocelotl going to need a demolition team to unwrap the Gios.


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07-03-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By steelbikeguy

regarding the bike race results on 18... the...

regarding the bike race results on 18... the name "Joe Breeze" does ring a bell!

and on page 19... a few familiar names can be found...
Barry Harvey, Ron "Sharin"... should be Skarin?, Gibby...
07-03-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: July 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"Bicycling Around the World" (the third and final installment of Heinz Stucke's transcontinental adventure)
"High School Races" (includes at least one name you all should...
06-29-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,107
Posted By majmt

For now, I like the black bar tape but I did pick...

For now, I like the black bar tape but I did pick up some yellow tape for a more factory original look. Per repechage, the bike would have left Carlsbad with yellow tape so I’m guessing that the...
06-29-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,107
Posted By majmt

Update on Ď74 Masi GC

Iíd like to provide an update and get some feedback on the Masi GC I picked up last fall but rather than start a new thread, Iím just adding to the old one. This is the finest bike Iíve ever had. ...
06-26-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 299
Posted By jamesdak

Greg Lemond's Birthday and the start of the Tour!

Seems only fitting to take this one out today.

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06-20-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,129
Posted By tkamd73

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-09-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By merziac

retrofit ...

retrofit

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Here's the pic I was going off that was 8-9...
06-08-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,880
Posted By cudak888

This is a known problem. Exhibit A:...

This is a known problem. Exhibit A: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/530402-wacky-world-craigslist-ebay-ads-679.html

There is a known solution. Exhibit B:...
06-08-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,880
Posted By bikemig

Prices went up during the pandemic as supply...

Prices went up during the pandemic as supply chains became disrupted and a lot of people decided to start bike riding. Used prices, by and large, have not come down but I don't think that is...
05-30-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By Wildwood

This was around 2011 - Puget Sound BF C&V ride. ...

This was around 2011 - Puget Sound BF C&V ride.
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05-30-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By rccardr

Had just finished this, which was in celebration...

Had just finished this, which was in celebration of my 60th birthday:
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But was...
05-28-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By Roger M

I was riding a Schwinn High Sierra towing my son...

I was riding a Schwinn High Sierra towing my son through Vancouver and Portland in the rain, stopping for hot cocoa at some point.

A great memory....
05-28-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By Drillium Dude

2011 was the year I converted this: ...

2011 was the year I converted this:

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to this:
...
05-28-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By cudak888

I bought a Spidel group and regretted it (it...

I bought a Spidel group and regretted it (it looked nice, but just about everything was thrashed in one way or another).
...
05-28-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By iab

After 4 years of looking, I found this. ...

After 4 years of looking, I found this.

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Now looks like this.
...
05-28-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,426
Posted By non-fixie

10 Years Ago: what were you doing, C&V bike-wise?

As I was looking for some old pics today I realized it's been more than ten years since I got into this C&V bike thing and joined this forum.

It got me rummaging through my old pics and look back...
05-25-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 62,905
Views: 9,582,931
Posted By madpogue

You could call them "29x2.0" and flip it as a...

You could call them "29x2.0" and flip it as a 29-er.


(Or is "29-er" played out now? (shrug) )
04-27-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,380
Posted By Sir_Name

‘74/‘75ish This one’s finally up next to...

‘74/‘75ish

This one’s finally up next to finish. For the most part I just need to build a set of wheels I’m comfortable riding most days. I’m thinking the 28h tubs will probably cut it fine at...
04-24-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,783
Posted By jackbombay

Everyone still debating what it is even though...

Everyone still debating what it is even though you already laid it out! You can lead a horse to water...
04-19-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 889
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure. Here it is. ...

Sure. Here it is.

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...
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

*** SPOKEN FOR: This '51 Sports will soon have a new home with Don, a friend who lives in my same neighborhood who's a 3-speed collector ***

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks...
04-02-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By jamesdak

Just waiting for the temps to hit 60 and then I'm...

Just waiting for the temps to hit 60 and then I'm finally getting the Team Z "LeMonster" bike out for it's maiden voyage. The more I've gone over this the more I'm sure it's a repaint and all but...
04-02-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By jamesdak

Oops, looks like my rant stirred things up. I do...

Oops, looks like my rant stirred things up. I do appreciate the comments, I just stepped away for awhile because I've been busy.

The purge is in full motion because it needs to happen. I am...
03-29-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By shoota

Please don't start drinking, it's such a slippery...

Please don't start drinking, it's such a slippery slope.
03-28-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By scarlson

Such covid. It is real rough on everybody, but...

Such covid. It is real rough on everybody, but like that thing Lev Tolstoy said in Anna Karenina about unhappy families, every unhappy person in this pandemic is unhappy in their own way!! Although...
03-28-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By noobinsf

I am not a veteran and I am fortunate not to have...

I am not a veteran and I am fortunate not to have suffered any major physical injuries yet, but I do want to add to the encouraging voices who urge you to get some help if you need it, and to have no...
03-28-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By canklecat

Regarding the noggin stuff, that's a...

Regarding the noggin stuff, that's a multi-faceted issue. Especially forgetfulness, absent-mindedness, etc. It's not necessarily a symptom of some inevitable organic decline. It may be situational...
03-28-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,762
Posted By SurferRosa

Concerning the head injuries ... the good news is...

Concerning the head injuries ... the good news is your thread is perfectly coherent and well written. So you have that going for you.

Maybe post some pics of the problem child bike. People can...
03-27-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By tyler_fred

Very nice results...well worth the effort... 👍

Very nice results...well worth the effort... 👍
03-27-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By coolmind

And finally the bike it self ...

And finally the bike it self
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03-23-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By BlueDevil63

FS: early 80s Gios Professional

Early-mid 80s Gios Professional. 54cm square center to center. In excellent original condition. Downtube and seat tube decal panels are a bit yellowed but frame and fork are otherwise near...
03-22-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,682
Posted By iab

What comes around goes around. Karma. You...

What comes around goes around.
Karma.
You reap what you sow.
As you give you recieve.

Those folks were just following the OP's golden rule.
09-19-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,964
Posted By malcala622

Rolling power outages here in Los Angeles. Took a...

Rolling power outages here in Los Angeles. Took a picture of the Gios Torino Super Record

...
08-11-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,176
Posted By cyccommute

Co-op find

While Iíve found a lot of stuff at my local co-op, Iíve never found anything quite as cool as this...a 1950s Surre truing stand

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08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,611
Posted By BlueDevil63

1975 Masi Gran Criterium - just acquired

I just received this. Pictures are as it came out of the box (reassembled of course). It is a CyclArt restoration and very well done. Martano rims are a nice correct touch as are the cable ends. I'll...
07-25-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By jamesdak

A few more: ...

A few more:

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07-25-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By jamesdak

Giordana XL Super - Finally detailed pics

Over the years I've shared lots of detailed pictures of the bikes in my stable or that have passed through. But I really never shot a series of my favorite bike after it was totally built up. Took it...
07-25-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,917
Posted By Old Fireleg

Hi, at the link below you will find the bike...

Hi,

at the link below you will find the bike of Lemond's teammate. 20 pictures. I think you get answers to all your questions from this. I saved all 20 images to my PC if someone needs it later...
07-20-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,112
Views: 390,513
Posted By cudak888

No wonder I thought Shimano. Guess the memory...

No wonder I thought Shimano. Guess the memory knew what it was, but couldn't quite place it.

-Kurt
07-08-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,094
Posted By Cheseldine

This picture is from 3 days ago - about an hour...

This picture is from 3 days ago - about an hour from my house in Glacier National Park on Going to the Sun Road - no cars are allowed to drive up it yet, so bikes have it all to themselves. I'm...
07-08-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,136
Views: 122,094
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50088391518_e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50088391518_e14504c9c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jj96Kd)
Sonoma Coast (https://flic.kr/p/2jj96Kd) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
06-27-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By juvela

----- frame's lugset is Agrati "ROMA"...

-----

frame's lugset is Agrati "ROMA" pattern nr. 000.8020/U

upper head lug is item nr. 000.8024

lower head lug is item nr. 000.8023

seat lug is item nr. 023.8059
06-20-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,215
Posted By Miele Man

I really liked my Coleman Peak 1 stove. I had two...

I really liked my Coleman Peak 1 stove. I had two small stainless steel pots that i stored it in on tours. I had a piece of closed cell foam sleeping pad that went around the inside of the pots and...
06-17-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 764
Views: 73,981
Posted By due ruote

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06-15-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,215
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: June 1980 in Bicycling magazine

This was a tough one. It's supposed to be a Camping Issue, but I thought many of the camping-related articles were probably too simple or irrelevant for current C&V campers.
So I included what I...
06-14-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 764
Views: 73,981
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50005927522_eb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50005927522_eb4c0e8588_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jbRs5b)
Jenner CA (https://flic.kr/p/2jbRs5b) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
06-12-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,001
Posted By Feldman

Vintage-looking modern? I'd build with H PlusSon...

Vintage-looking modern? I'd build with H PlusSon TB14. Pacenti Brevet, or less expensive Sun 19mm box rims, and use Sapim Laser or DT Revolution spokes with any of them. Use some current skin wall...
06-12-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By ctmullins

Fun fact - these work perfectly with Shimano...

Fun fact - these work perfectly with Shimano 7-speed indexing shifters.
06-12-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a pm.

Sent you a pm.
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