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08-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 211
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Posted By Thunderlips

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08-24-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By fleslider

1987 Centurion Master Ironman on the Poudre Trail...

1987 Centurion Master Ironman on the Poudre Trail in Fort Collins, Colorado
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08-24-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By vp1337

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08-23-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Early 80s 5 Boro Bike Tour in NYC at one of the...

Early 80s 5 Boro Bike Tour in NYC at one of the Harlem River crossings. Couple of slackers walking across.
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08-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By Prowler

I discovered this recently on the way to an...

I discovered this recently on the way to an appointment. This is my '95 Trek 850 drop bar conversion on the Bogert Covered Bridge in Allentown, PA. Built in 1841 it served the community well for over...
08-23-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By 75lechamp

I am inclined to agree, this must be a transition...

I am inclined to agree, this must be a transition model - later downtube graphics, with the older seat stay caps. Now starting to collect parts for this one. I am thinking mostly Suntour Superbe,...
08-22-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Lbxpdx

I went out looking for hardware today and brought home 4 bikes instead.

First up is a 1990 Trek 930, which Iím stoked about for a few reasons. I have three lugged 9xx bikes, 18Ē, 20Ē and 22Ē. Now I can see which one fits best with uprights and sell the other two. ...
08-22-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By tkamd73

1982 Bianchi Champione del Mondo, built up from a...

1982 Bianchi Champione del Mondo, built up from a crashed frame.
Tim

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08-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By Germany_chris

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08-22-22, 12:23 PM
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Views: 6,057
Posted By strathconaman

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08-22-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,057
Posted By tkamd73

Bugline trail Waukesha County WI Tim ...

Bugline trail Waukesha County WI
Tim

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08-21-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,317
Posted By CheGiantForLife

Rode different route today, and stayed in traffic...

Rode different route today, and stayed in traffic instead of hiding on the sidewalks.
$8 mirrors also came in handy. Gaining more confidence to stay in traffic, especially at intersections.
08-19-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 163,783
Posted By jethro00

Well, we took our Symbiosis out for its maiden...

Well, we took our Symbiosis out for its maiden ride this morning. I got a guy who has a 1-man bike shop to come and help me reassemble it to make sure it was done right. Due to time of day and...
08-11-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 953
Posted By merziac

PSA, new PDW knit gloves

Very, very nice IMO, $29

They make good stuff.

These will sell out, I bet. ;)
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08-11-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) BIANCHI Mondiale

A brief introduction and review of the BIANCHI Squadra is included at the end..
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08-10-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 764
Posted By markk900

Grail Bike - but not in the way you might think

I finally caught a grail bike today - a Peugeot AO-8 from 1974 or 75Ö. What! Are Markís standards so out of whack a lowly entry level bike boom Pug is a grail bike?

Let me explain: I have owned...
08-10-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) DE ROSA Professional

A pdf of this article will be available to view/download for about a week: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AgHfxA8atbGnnQXTgHww2qLUPfQe?e=Ba3v6j
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08-09-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 163,783
Posted By jethro00

Kermie, we have not taken a ride yet. daVinci...

Kermie, we have not taken a ride yet. daVinci handled the packing and shipping, and did a good job of getting it to us in good shape in a 7-foot long box. However, to get it in the box, they...
08-09-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) MASI Volumetrica

Plus a sidebar trip to the Campagnolo factory near Vicenza at the end of the article.
The pdf is available here for about a week: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AgHfxA8atbGnnQSg2n6ldeCFHoHc?e=boYkgG
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08-08-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By SoCaled

The Sirrus should be a 1990 based on the red...

The Sirrus should be a 1990 based on the red paint and black logos, direct drive tubing, 105 group and Wobler wheels. Looks to be all original. The Sirrus and Allez were the top road bikes for...
08-08-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 374
Posted By Dave_B

Thanks :thumb:

Thanks :thumb:
08-08-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,317
Posted By drlogik

The OP brings up some legitimate concerns. I...

The OP brings up some legitimate concerns. I "generally" don't ride on any road that doesn't have either a paved shoulder, a middle left turn lane or a dedicated bike lane. I don't mind an occasional...
08-08-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 518
Posted By bentaxle

R+E tandem: mid 80s

I don't start many new threads, but I was asking Bulgie if maybe he built this tandem. Apparently it was built just after he left R+E, but his spirit is probably in the frame, since he trained his...
08-06-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 619
Posted By merziac

Since we're on a roll, Iconic? water bottles.

Cycle Craft, long gone shop where I met Jim Merz and he worked out of the basement in the beginning. ;)

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08-03-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) CANNONDALE ST400

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08-02-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Hypno Toad

The Fox | Gravel Bikepacking Event with a Tandem

We stepped into the unknown with The Fox (https://www.heckofthenorth.com/wolf-about ) (formally The Heck Epic). The Fox for 2022 was a 2-day, self-supported, 140-mile, gravel bikepacking race and we...
07-31-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By Wildwood

I remember a former BF'er who would love :love:...

I remember a former BF'er who would love :love: this thread. Didnít post much in 50+, tho qualified.
I think he made a few t-shirts.
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07-30-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,247
Posted By Ray9

My number was not up.

Since the pandemic I no longer go on long exploratory rides. I ride large loops around the bucolic, agricultural landscape of the small town I live in. I laid out the 50-mile course with almost all...
07-29-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) SCHWINN Circuit

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07-28-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 520
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) SCHWINN Bicycle Company

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07-28-22, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 874
Posted By smd4

The first piece of advice in any of the bike...

The first piece of advice in any of the bike books from the 70s/80s was, ďdonít inflate your tires at the gas station.Ē
07-25-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) TdF Bikes of LeMond, Indurain, and Bugno

Bikes featured are Greg LeMond's Carbon, Greg LeMond's Ti 3/2.5, Miguel Indurain's Pinarello (steel), and Gianni Bugno's Bianchi (steel).
Note: LeMond's Ti 3/2.5 was made for LeMond by Southeast...
07-25-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By RB1-luvr

New Bike Saturday - Trek 520

After looking for a replacement for my 2009 Windsor Tourist for a couple years, I decided to buy this 2023 Trek 520. I'm tickled. I traveled three hours north from central CT to Waterbury VT to buy...
07-22-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 628
Posted By merziac

:thumb: That is fantastic, so cool. She looks...

:thumb: That is fantastic, so cool. She looks like she means business and in a good way which I believe is the key to this.

The team has to be all in together, two acting as one with their own...
07-21-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By T-Mar

Sunstar is a Japanese company best known for...

Sunstar is a Japanese company best known for their oral care products but they started out in 1932 making inner tube patch glue for bicycles using innovative collaspible tubes, made from metal foil....
07-20-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,813
Posted By gthomson

What about a carbon fork which comes on most...

What about a carbon fork which comes on most newer aluminum bikes, does that have a big impact on the ride? I have a few steel bikes, a few chromoly bikes and 2 aluminum road bikes with carbon forks....
07-20-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) KUWAHARA Adventurer tandem

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07-20-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By nlerner

Wait, wouldn’t the “unicorn” vintage bike be one...

Wait, wouldn’t the “unicorn” vintage bike be one that doesn’t actually exist?
07-18-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By Lectron

GT Edge Ti

Wanting to have a bike on both my cabins, and of course not new bikes, but old….like me, I cruised through Norways answer to craigslist and found this fairly rare GT titanium bike.

The 83 year old...
07-17-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By 75lechamp

Specialized Allez 3Rensho?

Hi folks, while out on the annual Tour de Steamboat ride yesterday, I stumbled onto a frame that I have had in the back of my mind for a long time, an early Specialized Allez (the bike used in the...
07-16-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By T-Mar

First generation Shimano 105 (aka Golden Arrow)...

First generation Shimano 105 (aka Golden Arrow) was introduced for the 1983 model year and produced though to the end of the 1986 model year. It was the first homogenous group designed specifcally...
07-16-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By imabeliever1

New to me Trek build

Finished this build a couple of weeks ago. Bought the frame from someone Iíve come to know in Illinois.

The only thing I had to buy for this frame set was the seatpost. Runs a compact double crank...
07-16-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) PANASONIC Pro ATB

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07-15-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 163,783
Posted By jethro00

Kermie, Thanks for posting the link to the purple...

Kermie, Thanks for posting the link to the purple Da Vinci. I bought it. It's an oldie but in good condition. We're used to a Da Vinci, but looking forward to my stoker trying the SoftRide suspension...
07-15-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By Adair

Hi Kermie, I've looked at the catalog, but I...

Hi Kermie,
I've looked at the catalog, but I really don't know how to tell them apart unless I identify each component. I read elsewhere on this forum that the frames were all the same. I guess...
07-15-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Ironfish653

Oceanside, huh? I grew up in Fallbrook. Small...

Oceanside, huh? I grew up in Fallbrook. Small World.



It was $100 :o

Liki I said, I didnít need it, but I couldnít walk away from that.

>With the rest of my Made-in-USA crew>
07-14-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By MBailey23

Fighting being Lazy today

HI all. I'm new here. I just got back into biking so pretty much a newbie trying to improve her life.
Yesterday, I found excuses to not ride. Today - I watched the sun keep getting lower and lower....
07-14-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) NISHIKI International

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07-13-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By beng1

Dumpster-find Varsity back on road....

This is the Varsity I found behind a local restaurant a few weeks ago along with a MTB and a Bianch road-bike. Over the last 24 hours I swapped another set of wheels onto it, but kept the axles...
07-13-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 891
Posted By polymorphself

Most of my riding is at night and I would agree....

Most of my riding is at night and I would agree. People don't consider this enough and are quick to say that riding at night seems dangerous. At night I'm a giant lightbulb. During the day I blend in...
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