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02-08-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 173
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Posted By fvernon

I've done it with toe clips & straps and a 53/42...

I've done it with toe clips & straps and a 53/42 up front with a 12-28 in the back, and it wasn't not fun. Call it character-building. You'll get a lot of advice about more gears, flat pedals, and...
12-15-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,800
Posted By francophile

Hopefully nobody gets pissed at me for doing...

Hopefully nobody gets pissed at me for doing this, if so, my PM inbox is ready.

After exhausting all possible ways I could to find family etc. (dug pretty damn deep, lots of dead-ends), I...
12-01-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,532
Posted By Inusuit

Our participation in this thread is pathetic...

Our participation in this thread is pathetic evidence of having nothing better to do.
12-01-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,562
Posted By VintageTrek

Vintage Trek website

Trek reached out to me and offered any assistance I need to get a vintage trek website back up. Thanks for any support and shortly check out vintagetrekbicycles.com
11-29-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 548
Posted By noobinsf

I've been *this close* many times before....

I've been *this close* many times before. Sometimes it's for the best. The one missed freebie that stings most is not even bike related -- it was an Eames chair with matching ottoman in very good...
11-14-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,471
Posted By genejockey

Or since it's about the OP's temporary flounce,...

Or since it's about the OP's temporary flounce, Much Adieu About Nothing.
11-11-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,471
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is me, I know it, and furthermore understand...

This is me, I know it, and furthermore understand it. I accept it, too. People change, sometimes not always for the better. But I try.

But yeah, I have little patience for certain things, and I...
11-07-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By repechage

obviously never saw the Rock Horror Picture Show....

obviously never saw the Rock Horror Picture Show.

lets do the time warp again
11-04-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By gaucho777

I'm registered for the 73-mile route. Thanks for...

I'm registered for the 73-mile route. Thanks for the heads-up on the Early Bird Special. Looking forward to seeing many of you again in September.
11-04-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Jeff, I think if you look at this through a...

Jeff, I think if you look at this through a pinhole in a $20 bill this comes out as vintage.

...
11-04-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By tmnguuyen

I also took advantage of the senior early bird...

I also took advantage of the senior early bird special. Signed up for Nova on Saturday and signed the wife up for the Light House ride on Sunday. We'll be on our Tandem bike for the Light House...
11-04-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By fvernon

Welp, I was able to get my super-early bird $90...

Welp, I was able to get my super-early bird $90 registration for the Santa Lucia route through without a problem; I think I did it the day the email went out. Bummer to hear many folks had problems...
11-04-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By bikingshearer

I received an e-mail back from Eroica asking me...

I received an e-mail back from Eroica asking me to send screen shots of my Eroica page. I was about to do so when I saw this post and decided to try the website on more time. Success! They are...
11-04-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By gugie

As northbend once told me, Cino

As northbend once told me,

Cino
11-04-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By velomateo

Logged on to MyEroica page this morning and...

Logged on to MyEroica page this morning and finally they seem to have straightened out the registration page.
11-04-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By bibliobob

I'm definitely in. I'm personally not a fan of...

I'm definitely in. I'm personally not a fan of the switch to September, as there's a good chance that the state will be on fire then. Even if the fires are far away, there's a good chance that air...
11-02-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By Classtime

This is "for ever". Do the combo! I did it last...

This is "for ever". Do the combo! I did it last year. I was so familiar with the course after riding the Nova that on Sunday I missed the turn onto Santa Rita and did many extra miles:thumb:
11-01-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,989
Posted By bikerosity57

I have a set of SunTour Superb brakes that...

I have a set of SunTour Superb brakes that appeared just like that!! I have no memory of buying them in the past.
10-31-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,989
Posted By Robvolz

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos. I...

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos.

I love the big/warm sound of the bits from the 70's and am forced to accept a digital readout from the CD player from the early 80s.

I don't like the...
10-26-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By mech986

DD, I hope you would try to make the 2023 event....

DD, I hope you would try to make the 2023 event. Even with low expectations, the Concours viewing, swap meet, town of Cambria, the ride itself (assume self supported and youíll be prepared,...
10-25-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By Kabuki12

I took the $90 bait , so I’m in.

I took the $90 bait , so I’m in.
10-25-22, 10:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By Bad Lag

I rode every day during the heat wave. Even here...

I rode every day during the heat wave. Even here along the coast, it was well over 90 degrees (closer to 100, IIRC) during the rides. The sun was pretty brutal, too. I have only one thing to say....
10-25-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,069
Posted By mech986

Eroica California 2023 - Sept. 17, 2023 in Cambria, CA

Ok, unofficial thread for Eroica California 2023.

https://eroica.cc/en/california

Apparently Amadeo met with some folks in Cambria and have decided to set the date almost a year from now. My...
10-20-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 42,050
Posted By Paintking

Hello all, I'm planning on attending Eroica...

Hello all,

I'm planning on attending Eroica California 2023, which will be my first eroica of any kind. I'm fortunate enough to have four pre-1987 light weight road bikes and I'm curious which...
10-17-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 42,050
Posted By keithdunlop

Nova and Classic on the same day in 2023?

One concern is that I noticed the Nova Eroica website shows the ride on the same day as the classic ride, September 17th. I wonder if that's a typo or if they are combining the rides on the same day...
09-06-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 964
Posted By SalemCycles

Sounds good. Still interested if B67s - itís for...

Sounds good. Still interested if B67s - itís for my wifeís upright mixte, so fits the bill!
07-18-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By SwimmerMike

yeah, I get it. That 1mm would be a deal breaker...

yeah, I get it. That 1mm would be a deal breaker for me too.

Iím glad you confirmed the size before we exchanged any money.

Mike
07-18-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By SwimmerMike

Damn you drive a hard bargain! I havenít had...

Damn you drive a hard bargain! I havenít had someone negotiate this well in a long time If itíll make the deal go through I guess I can do it.
07-18-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By jdawginsc

Dang tall people benefits...

Dang tall people benefits...
07-14-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By 79pmooney

I'm digitally photo ignorant and staying that...

I'm digitally photo ignorant and staying that way. (Did the film stuff many years ago. Loved it but it became an obsession. Also I could not stop viewing the world as if through a viewfinder. So...
07-12-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By hazetguy

07-07-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,493
Posted By velomateo

Box showed up yesterday, five days later than...

Box showed up yesterday, five days later than projected, after several delays during shipping. I was relieved to see the box showed no signs of damage upon arrival and the bike was safely packed...
07-07-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By mountaindave

Canít quite read the serial number in the photo,...

Canít quite read the serial number in the photo, but that has the exact size, model and date of production info in it. Vintage-trek.com can get you there with catalog scans too.

I havenít seen...
06-30-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By m.c.

I bought one a couple of weeks ago. Yours is a...

I bought one a couple of weeks ago. Yours is a much nicer color. I'm trying to decide on what color I want to paint mine.
06-27-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By polymorphself

Legendary tourer in a great color.

Legendary tourer in a great color.
06-27-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By bikingshearer

These are very capable fully-loaded touring...

These are very capable fully-loaded touring machines. Mine (similar vintage) actually rode better loaded than unloaded. If you have a hankering to give serious touring a try, this is about as good a...
06-15-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By 3alarmer

...I feel the same way about the stuff I have...

...I feel the same way about the stuff I have here. I honestly don't get why stripping stuff down, selling the frames and components separately seems to be the thing now, but I recognize that it is....
06-14-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By polymorphself

Certainly close enough as the models are likely...

Certainly close enough as the models are likely all mostly the same between the late 70s and early 80s. I'm just tentatively interested in the bike so I'm also doing some research and consideration....
06-13-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By polymorphself

The 1979 USA shows the Super Competition as...

The 1979 USA shows the Super Competition as having only half chromed forks:...
05-31-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By Chombi1

The pearl white paint and graphics on this era of...

The pearl white paint and graphics on this era of Peugeots were the most beautiful from the company.
These were the Peugeots that attracted me in a big way to the brand in the 80's.
If this bike...
05-31-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By bikemig

Pretty much top of the heap for Peugeot. I don't...

Pretty much top of the heap for Peugeot. I don't remember prices but the top end Peugeot racing bikes went for less than a top end Italian bike. Most folks wanted an Italian bike or perhaps a top end...
05-31-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By jdawginsc

That's the immortal color pearl that I was...

That's the immortal color pearl that I was thinking of trying for for my 1987 (Super) Competition.
05-31-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,488
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...those look to me like Simplex...

.
...those look to me like Simplex retrofriction shifters, which worked so well they got used by a lot of people mixed with other components, like Campy.
That crank, with those black chainrings,...
05-29-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By Shrevvy

Raleigh International Campagnolo NR

Another nice touring bike up for sale. Raleigh International. $1400 plus shipping. Shipping $99 east of the Mississippi, $129 west of the Mississippi (shipping has really gone up...). Local pick up...
05-26-22, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 291,700
Posted By botty kayer

I've already posted a pic of my Tommasini in this...

I've already posted a pic of my Tommasini in this thread, here it is again....
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/gd95z9n_1f94913698e7a328f1789a981512069d0b38ca9b.jpg...
05-25-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,756
Posted By beicster

The only real sin I can think of is describing...

The only real sin I can think of is describing your bike and not including a picture. We love drive side pics.
05-25-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 969
Posted By cinelliguy

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on...

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on this purchase.

In 1978 two frames, this one #7574 and #7589 were ordered from Jack Taylor Cycles by a gentleman from the local San Francisco Bay...
05-25-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,756
Posted By ollo_ollo

All these say No! So ride on. Don ...

All these say No! So ride on. Don
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_3373_0b5e12954b5f63fff7d5cbdfe420c1c2588ee298.jpg...
05-25-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,756
Posted By OTS

Larry, I recently did just that. My...

Larry,
I recently did just that.
My Townie.urban rider.
Inspired by @52telecaster (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/52telecaster-452633.html)and his hybrid gearing, I built up this Raleigh...
05-13-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,124
Posted By mech986

This was a promotional video done back in 2019. ...

This was a promotional video done back in 2019.

https://youtu.be/kPKnV9IDUuA

Yeah, the 2022 event didnít live up to the organizational hype. But IMO, everything you see in the video, we saw...
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