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11-27-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 300
Posted By ascherer

Ted Williams Free Spirit. Work in progress, will...

Ted Williams Free Spirit. Work in progress, will be a NYC commuter.
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11-26-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By thinktubes

Got a nice late November day to burn some turkey....

Got a nice late November day to burn some turkey. 40 degrees at the start, 55 degrees at the finish. Rode 56 miles up to Rondout.

Clear blue sky, all the plants have been killed off by frost.
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11-26-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By fender1

Adding to the pile, my OS, thin walled, fillet...

Adding to the pile, my OS, thin walled, fillet brazed steel “road bike” that can run up 38mm tires (35 with fenders).

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11-25-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By rccardr

My hourly consultation rate is quite reasonable.

My hourly consultation rate is quite reasonable.
11-25-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 316
Posted By big chainring

1975 Claud Butler

I purchased this Claud Butler a few weeks ago... Frame, fork, headset. From the serial number I dated it a 1975. This time period the CB brand was made by Holdsworth. Reynolds 531main tubes. Nicely...
11-25-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,865
Posted By Guy Retreau

'71-'72 Carlton Giro d'Italia

Showing a recent restoration of Pete Chisman's last team issue Carlton. Chrome and paint renewed by Waterford....
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, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,539
Posted By VRJAKE

The list has been an evolution over time. ...

The list has been an evolution over time.

Early on, coveted 1970's race bikes of my teens - Colnago, Ron Cooper, Raleigh International-Pro, Gitane, Paramount...

Then morphed into having...
11-25-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By bikamper

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified...

Seventies something Mercier with an FW modified to 3 speed fixed gear. Clobbered by a car.
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1973 Super Course. What parts survived...
11-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not...

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not including a freewheel in this build. My alignment is great despite the 122mm distance between the dropouts.

I'm going to give it a try with the...
11-24-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By JacobLee

Super thankful for a beautiful Super Course on a...

Super thankful for a beautiful Super Course on a super-beautiful Thanksgiving!
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11-24-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,296
Posted By Drillium Dude

My first Turkey Day Ride is in the books. Not as...

My first Turkey Day Ride is in the books. Not as cold as expected, so that was a nice surprise (I abhor getting going when its cold). Weapon of choice was the Medici with a 26t bailout which worked...
11-24-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,509
Posted By cudak888

Much to my surprise, the fenders that were lost...

Much to my surprise, the fenders that were lost by LaPoste for a month managed to show up yesterday. (And, of course, it looks as if it'll take a month for eBay to figure out how to re-bill this,...
11-23-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 42,264
Posted By jadmt

Handsome sent a new crank and bb and looks much...

Handsome sent a new crank and bb and looks much better.

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11-23-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By fender1

Got out for a couple of hours pre- holiday...

Got out for a couple of hours pre- holiday madness.

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11-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I do remember looking through this thread over a...

I do remember looking through this thread over a decade ago and thinking, "I'll never build one of those--- (because I was living in the NH mountains and a SA-AW just can't make the grade)!

Fast...
11-23-22, 03:00 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By gaucho777

It's been a little while since I added to this...

It's been a little while since I added to this thread. I've mostly just been commuting the past few weeks, but I got out a nice ~22-mile loop from my home into the Berkeley Hills., around 2100'...
11-21-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 243
Posted By USAZorro

On the front, nothing changes positionally, and...

On the front, nothing changes positionally, and if anything, a 700c fender will give better coverage.

The math on the clearance is 622 - 584 = 38 / 2 = 19 mm difference, but then add back 4-10 mm...
11-21-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Roger M

To the OP, thanks for posting. Some pretty good...

To the OP, thanks for posting. Some pretty good savings that don't come along very often from either maker. I have bags from Swift and Acorn. They're both well made, the Acorn having more of a...
11-21-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 596
Posted By non-fixie

At the risk of this becoming a version of the...

At the risk of this becoming a version of the ....

Four Yorkshiremen

... I think that your bike is actually in pretty decent condition.

My finds tend to look like this:
...
11-21-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By noobinsf

This reminds me of a Motor Trend review of a...

This reminds me of a Motor Trend review of a Rolls Royce back in the 90s that described its aerodynamics like so: "It does not so much slice through the wind as batter it aside." That line always...
11-21-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By rustystrings61

As cool as the Mercian Vincitore looks, it will...

As cool as the Mercian Vincitore looks, it will ride even better. Here's mine, built by Derek Land in 2002 and delivered in January, 2003. It's easily got the most miles of any bike I've ever owned -...
11-20-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 562
Posted By Andy Antipas

1951 Helyett Randonneur

Hey Tony - Interesting thread!

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11-20-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,994
Posted By gugie

Unofficially there's a plan for the weekend of...

Unofficially there's a plan for the weekend of April 8-9, but it'll be self-supported. Just like the one last Eroica California, but without the entry fee.
11-20-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 641
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I like Neal.

I like Neal.
11-20-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By Andy_K

Vincitore! Vincitore! Cena di Pollo!

Just when I think I've got the N+1 thing under control, I'm innocently browsing the Craigslist bike parts section and I come across a couple of vintage frames in my size, both with classic champagne...
11-17-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By BFisher

Right! What was I thinking? Never pay full ask!

Right! What was I thinking? Never pay full ask!
11-17-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By fender1

Shouldn't the word "grail" be in there somewhere,...

Shouldn't the word "grail" be in there somewhere, as well?
11-17-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Short ride in the cold around town on the Bianchi...

Short ride in the cold around town on the Bianchi today.

...
11-16-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 948
Posted By gugie

Flippah gotta flip ©* *copyright Neal Lerner

Flippah gotta flip ©*

*copyright Neal Lerner
11-16-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By Schweinhund

Tour De ...

Tour De
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Bought a 5 dollar ticket and won 6 dollars...
11-16-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By Dirt Road Blues

Wrapped the bars with fresh Newbaum's yesterday....

Wrapped the bars with fresh Newbaum's yesterday. Rode to the hardware store this morning looking for amber shellac. No luck.

It was brisk. High 30's. Stopped for a hot cup of coffee on the way...
11-15-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By Drillium Dude

New wheels :love: ...

New wheels :love:

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DD
11-15-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,107
Posted By VRJAKE

Sport Touring bikes to my mind are light tourers,...

Sport Touring bikes to my mind are light tourers, analogous to a Randonneur bike, which were intended to be light, room for bigger tires, fenders and carry a light load. EBISU, per Hiroshi was to be...
11-15-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,548
Posted By davester

I picked up a vintage mountain bike (and all...

I picked up a vintage mountain bike (and all chrome 1986 Ross Mount Hood) to ride in next year's Cino. Three days later my buddy Dana picked up almost the exact same bike. He calls it the "Spite...
11-14-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By JacobLee

Today, I rode to a place that is very helpful if...

Today, I rode to a place that is very helpful if you also enjoy keeping your crappy, old appliances running.
...
11-14-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
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.
11-14-22, 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...
11-14-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,401
Views: 569,530
Posted By Hondo6

Oui - et ils sont français aussi !

Oui - et ils sont français aussi !
11-13-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By northbend

A really good Kielbasa and a beer at a trailside...

A really good Kielbasa and a beer at a trailside brewery in Duvall was my reason to ride today.
It was a race to finish it off before the bun disintegrated in my hands....
11-13-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By ascherer

I’ve had overly busy schedules these last two...

I’ve had overly busy schedules these last two weekends but managed to get out today for 30 miles around the reservoir. It’s a beautiful rolling ride with views to kill. Could be the last decent ride...
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...
11-12-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 504
Posted By albrt

Here is the latest version. Not too much...

Here is the latest version. Not too much different from the previous, but with a Double Blue and a foil decal added.
...
11-12-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,897
Posted By Drillium Dude

Here's the first Google pic that comes up when I...

Here's the first Google pic that comes up when I type hoard into Google Search:

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...
11-12-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19,837
Views: 2,484,957
Posted By SJX426

Did my usual 22 miler and noticed this ...

Did my usual 22 miler and noticed this
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11-11-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,241
Posted By mrv

as the Invisible Man was over heard to say....

....."Let me be clear...."

Decals on. Some from the VeloCals folks. Shout out to those folks when I almost ordered a blank decal. They emailed me and said, what is you want now? ......
11-11-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 51,471
Posted By Salubrious

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1954 Raleigh Record Ace with 531 tubing and Sturmey Archer FW hub. Note the lack of...
11-11-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,944
Posted By scarlson

It was aluminum, not steel, but you are more or...

It was aluminum, not steel, but you are more or less right. Junkers started making corrugated designs in late WWI, when the engines were even less powerful, and speeds were even lower. Because drag...
11-11-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By cudak888

sorry no checks, only Best Western union. ...

sorry no checks, only Best Western union.

-Kurt
11-10-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By albrt

Impressive, but can you make an entire derailleur...

Impressive, but can you make an entire derailleur out of coconuts like the Professor on Gilligan's Island?
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