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11-26-22, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Love those 'cave paintings', thinktubes ! ...

Love those 'cave paintings', thinktubes !

Nice set o' pics.

DD
11-26-22, 05:26 PM
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Posted By nlerner

Got out today in Boston suburbs with three...

Got out today in Boston suburbs with three friends, all of us on old Brit steel. I was on my ‘61 Hetchins:
...
11-26-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By BTinNYC

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-25-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By scratchpaddy

Bold blue tires. :) Those Suntour and Sugino...

Bold blue tires. :) Those Suntour and Sugino parts look mighty fine!

Got a few more parts in today...
...
11-25-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By l3m4nt

Autumn-ride in Flanders-Belgium :) ...

Autumn-ride in Flanders-Belgium :)

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11-25-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By BTinNYC

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up...

Polished with rubbing compound and touched up with white pinstriping paint. I'll get after the fork tomorrow, then I'm a waxing away from assembly. ...
11-25-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By rccardr

Some specifics, some generalities, and some...

Some specifics, some generalities, and some specific generalities:
A serious touring bike. You’ll never take that week- long tour unless you have the equipment. Fenders optional, but definitely...
11-25-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By kunsunoke

Sampler for those that like the number "10" ...

Sampler for those that like the number "10"

1) Old Italian steel road bike, Campagnolo Record or NR equipped.

2) Italian steel road bike from the MTB era; Record-C or Dura-Ace equipped; bonus...
11-23-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By scratchpaddy

'81 Centurion Super Elite build

It's been two and a half years since I even thought about getting a new bike, but I got the notion a few weeks ago. Space is limited, and everything costs way more than it should all of a sudden. But...
11-22-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,148
Posted By juvela

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11-22-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,148
Posted By Fizzer

The other interesting thing is the gear ratios,...

The other interesting thing is the gear ratios, they are so close, there's not much difference between them
11-22-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,656
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Posted By tjfastback66

Wrenching on Lately? Gave this Foosball Table...

Wrenching on Lately?
Gave this Foosball Table to my Sister for about 17 years, then they had a pipe burst in their basement ...
I really did not need another project but my two Sons are looking...
11-21-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By sd5782

27” to 700c swap using same spokes

I got a co-op Fuji a year ago with mismatched 27” wheels that were well used. A super champion gentleman and a black Matrix titan. The hubs however were some very nice spinning first generation Dura...
11-20-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By jingy2

Here's a BRG Vincitore for inspiration! ...

Here's a BRG Vincitore for inspiration!
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11-20-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By brixxton

It's a good thing

I always forget how much you folks pay attention to detail, which is very cool and I need to pay more attention to my pics.
The Motos front wheel, the Belgian concave was being worked on.
The...
11-19-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,250
Posted By John E

We have lived in the same single-story house for...

We have lived in the same single-story house for 41 years, and scrimped to pay off the mortgage 30 years ago. The only upsizing we ever did was to add a new garage and convert the original into a...
11-19-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By esasjl

Gipiemme-branded Simplex Retrofriction in Delrin....

Gipiemme-branded Simplex Retrofriction in Delrin. Currently shifting 3 (48-36-24) x10 (11-40) on my ATB.
...
11-19-22, 05:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By iab

I hate top down and the exposed trailing edge. ...

I hate top down and the exposed trailing edge. Digs into my hands. Bottom up is so silky smooth.
11-18-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By icemilkcoffee

pic assist: ...

pic assist:
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That is a flawless...
11-18-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By morri869

1960 Atala pickup

Super excited about this one, I just happened to get lucky and see this Atala for sale locally right after it was posted.

From what I can tell it is a 1960 model (serial number starts with 60). It...
11-18-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 298
Posted By Velo Mule

They are not taking 30% off the amount of tape...

They are not taking 30% off the amount of tape that they provide, are they? I'm good at stretching tape, but I don't know if I am that good.
11-18-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 3,347,551
Posted By defraz

Here is my converted 1986 Cinelli Ottomilauno...

Here is my converted 1986 Cinelli Ottomilauno (8001).


I only changed stem handlebar and brifters. And saddle of course since there wasn't the original when i bought it from the previous owner, i...
11-17-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By Andy_K

Tell me more about the “release” part of this....

Tell me more about the “release” part of this. I’m not familiar.
11-17-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 941
Posted By daverup

After looking at it, I'm probably not going to...

After looking at it, I'm probably not going to get any closer to the original bar tape colors than the Newbaum's.
So, a couple of pics in natural light.
...
11-16-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By SurferRosa

In fishing, when you catch and release, you don't...

In fishing, when you catch and release, you don't improve the fish.*

I improve the fish. er, bike.

* As far as we know the fish is not improved. Of course, it could be the near death...
11-16-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By fender1

I can't! Just a guess on my end. Its the wrong...

I can't! Just a guess on my end. Its the wrong bottom bracket for the crank. That is the is a place to start. I would also check the frame alignment since friction shifting, which the Moto was built...
11-16-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By fender1

Shimano FD's like a small space between...

Shimano FD's like a small space between themselves and the chainring, a couple of millimeters, so I think you are good there.

I am going to say a shorter bottom bracket would likely solve the...
11-16-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By L134

I had a similar problem which I solved. ...

I had a similar problem which I solved. Unfortunately, I made two changes at once so can't be sure which change was the fix if not both. I changed out a 110 BB for a 107 BB (and I can't remember...
11-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By mikemowbz

Gilles Berthoud - filled-brazed fast randonneuse

While I don't think this bike is terribly old - I'd guess 1990s or turn of the millennium? - it certainly has a 'classic' vibe.

I haven't been posting here in C&V much for a while, but thought...
11-15-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,107
Posted By nlerner

I don’t think https://rusa.org would agree.

I don’t think https://rusa.org would agree.
11-14-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 3,347,551
Posted By Pompiere

My son didn't want his Bridgestone MB-2 after...

My son didn't want his Bridgestone MB-2 after college, so I threw some parts on it to ride gravel trails. I have accumulated a bunch of parts over the years, so nothing was purchased for this...
11-14-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By Roger M

My first ride of any substance in a while. Some...

My first ride of any substance in a while. Some home projects needed attention before the weather turned for the worse, and covid finally caught up with me.

Anyhow, Thomas and I got out on the...
11-13-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By jimmuller

Clean-up to a milestone

Or maybe that should be clean-up to a kilometerstone. I spent part of the afternoon organizing my tools which were scattered across the chaotic wilderness of my garage, basement, several toolboxes...
11-13-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By 52telecaster

Waaay better than a bottle in my experience.

Waaay better than a bottle in my experience.
11-13-22, 12:31 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

Been really busy overhauling a couple bikes to...

Been really busy overhauling a couple bikes to flip, which is fun, but there's not that sort of rewarding feeling like I'm going to be able to use the thing. Then I got these hubs yesterday for my...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 966
Posted By RustyJames

Ha! Fair point. The young lad with his noble...

Ha! Fair point. The young lad with his noble steed.

...
11-12-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,453
Posted By 15fsport_350

I can post pictures now! Here’s some of the...

I can post pictures now! Here’s some of the collection
...
11-12-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By Mr. 66

The Performance gets rebuilt with a 105 makeover....

The Performance gets rebuilt with a 105 makeover. I've had this a number of years, originally 2x8 Shimano 600, with a ti stem a mile long. The 600 just did not do it for me, the color of the brakes...
11-11-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By base2

When you moved the chainrings over, did you get...

When you moved the chainrings over, did you get the clocking of the inner ring correct? If not, the chain rollers won't mesh with the teeth in the big ring properly. It'll be hard to shift, then when...
11-11-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Soody

C&V personal issues should be solved via some...

C&V personal issues should be solved via some kind of grueling bicycle race
11-11-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,897
Posted By rumrunn6

I just pulled a N+1 & I expect to get rid of the...

I just pulled a N+1 & I expect to get rid of the bike it is replacing, but it's not exactly bike selling season ...
11-11-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,182
Posted By Biker395

I've noticed that too. A lot more kids riding...

I've noticed that too. A lot more kids riding around ... and on ebikes. In fact, the pre-teen demographic is the primary ebike demographic in my hood.

I find that really odd, and a pretty...
11-11-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By repechage

It is the concern over hammered fenders.

It is the concern over hammered fenders.
11-11-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,897
Posted By gearbasher

I was a hoarder. Then, I sold everything off. I...

I was a hoarder. Then, I sold everything off. I only have 6 bikes (all are ridden) and consumables (i.e. chains, chainrings, tires, tubes etc.). I'm proud of myself.
11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
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:
Forum: Commuting
11-09-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By BobbyG

Lighter, Tighter Commuting...

A few years ago my wife and I decluttered the house, with an eye to an eventual move. We ended up staying, and found the house was more enjoyable with less furniture and things which no longer held...
11-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,591
Posted By Kilroy1988

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the...

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the official Alex Singer website has been updated with the gallery page for Mark's bicycle. Notably, it also contains a link to this thread!

Une bicyclette...
11-08-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,994
Posted By santambrogio

LAX & Ballona Creek Ride

Those were weekday am rides, now toe clip and straps am rides.
I'm looking at RidewithGPS for good local dirt roads to practice for l'Eroica. Kenter Mulholland...
11-08-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10,411
Views: 1,339,981
Posted By norcalmike

They are the original SR Custom bars and stem. I...

They are the original SR Custom bars and stem. I don't recall what was on my old Turbo. I sold it due to it being too small. Bummer. It was just as nice as this one.
11-08-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,994
Posted By santambrogio

Registered, First l'Eroica!

'23 is my first l'Eroica. The bicycle is a '85 Pinarello Montello that was bought in '92, it has been ridden up to 2003 when I got a new bike. The bike was ridden again im 2020 when the new bike...
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