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Views: 455
Posted By Classtime

We're lucky to have such pretty roads to ride on....

We're lucky to have such pretty roads to ride on. Ya, why would anybody braze a frame for brake blocks at the bottom (or top) of the slots. I have the axle far forward in rather short drop outs for...
11-27-21, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Classtime

I gave up trying to find a silver Velocity...

I gave up trying to find a silver Velocity Aerohead and ordered a pair of Ambrosio Excellence. ERD is only +1 from the Aeroheads so I figure it's a go with my carefully bundled and labeled spokes...
11-27-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,710
Posted By Classtime

I got the last tan one. One black left. What a...

I got the last tan one. One black left. What a price! Nice compact lightweight spare:thumb:
11-25-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 761
Posted By Classtime

What a coincidence! One of my C&V bikes will be...

What a coincidence! One of my C&V bikes will be 27 years old in 2038, and another one was 27 years old In 2008.😉 Beautiful bike. Dropouts, lugs, BB, seat stays, fork crown--all nice!
11-25-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By Classtime

When my twinns were less than 4, I was more of a...

When my twinns were less than 4, I was more of a runner and put them in a double wide running stroller. After knee surgery, I started riding: weekdays at dark:30 before work and on weekends before...
11-25-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,631
Posted By Classtime

Much better for me. But for Cino? Long Johns,...

Much better for me. But for Cino? Long Johns, chains, and bear spray in the Carradice?
11-24-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,631
Posted By Classtime

Wow! Cino? I don't have to retire first?

Wow! Cino? I don't have to retire first?
11-24-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 822
Posted By Classtime

I was at the Kubota/Bearcat dealer yesterday...

I was at the Kubota/Bearcat dealer yesterday getting a part for my chipper/shredder and noticed Kubota has their own brand of rattle can paint. I bet it is pretty heavy duty. OP wants gloss black and...
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Views: 814
Posted By Classtime

I think several. Small knob, slickish, and file?

I think several. Small knob, slickish, and file?
11-22-21, 07:53 PM
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Views: 576
Posted By Classtime

Try to match the silver of the head tube and...

Try to match the silver of the head tube and graphics.
11-22-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Classtime

Cool. PM incoming. This is the only...

Cool. PM incoming.



This is the only pair of 999s in the house. The PO must have gone through tires pretty quickly and soon got tired of it as all the wear and tear on this bike is from moving...
11-22-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By Classtime

Shouldn’t Weinmann 610s Work for 27” Wheels?

Brake blocks on both the front and rear are at the bottom of the slots and the rear is unusable. Am I doing something wrong? Very low mileage one owner bike and I’m pretty certain these are the...
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Views: 455
Posted By Classtime

Quick ride today

My intention was to put my nice 700c wheels with nice tires on this one by replacing the rear Weinmann 610 with a 750. I even ordered a NOS brake before I started cleaning and greasing the bike....
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Posted By Classtime

Cool. Thanks all. I bought it. Seatpost seat tube...

Cool. Thanks all. I bought it. Seatpost seat tube junction needed a little fine tuning and the seat clamp bolt was scary buggered but all is well. Too much fun.
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Posted By Classtime

Rei has the WTB tires and I handled some. They...

Rei has the WTB tires and I handled some. They feel very supple and I might try a pair when my GKs are done.
11-20-21, 07:45 PM
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Posted By Classtime

I looked three times. The rear rack is supported...

I looked three times. The rear rack is supported only by the drop out rings and the fender!

(Am i the only one who wants to see the discarded racks?)
Replies: 16
Views: 455
Posted By Classtime

1978 Motobecane Grand Jubile

It's missing the original seat but everything else is there. Most of the wear and tear is garage bruising as the chain is 0% stretched and the RD pulleys look fresh.
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11-20-21, 06:58 AM
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Views: 761
Posted By Classtime

Ya. Thanks for not posting photos. You got the...

Ya. Thanks for not posting photos. You got the proper attitude and while your stuck inside, a set of rollers makes could make it interesting. See you there.
11-19-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 761
Posted By Classtime

Keith, I'm pretty sure that you can't do anything...

Keith, I'm pretty sure that you can't do anything like that without going to Italy. You have tried from your "My Eroica" ?
11-19-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Classtime

Current production is Gold and 1.1mm sidewall....

Current production is Gold and 1.1mm sidewall. Previously, there was a Red 1.0mm and a Gold 0.9mm. Looks like you have the heavier vintage rim.
A thread from a ways back:...
11-19-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 864
Posted By Classtime

Holy Moly! I wish that I had some bike money to...

Holy Moly! I wish that I had some bike money to buy a bike bag. Too easy today Bad Lag
11-19-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 625
Posted By Classtime

I almost grabbed a silver Allez Pro but the...

I almost grabbed a silver Allez Pro but the TriColor group was incomplete and I was not interested in an aluminium fork. That green one looks late 80s but never seen those lugs on an Allez.
11-18-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 434
Posted By Classtime

I hope that everyone posting on this thread is...

I hope that everyone posting on this thread is either excited to do the ride or disappointed that their calendar or health do not allow it. The longer courses will be fantastic as always and i'm...
11-16-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Classtime

Thanks. Yep. Canadian Procycle built Peugeot...

Thanks. Yep. Canadian Procycle built Peugeot ALPIN. Made with Ishiwata EX triple butted 4130. I can only find pics of a later model with slightly different lugs in blue.
11-15-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Classtime

My First Help Me ID a Peugeot Thread

I looked through the other ID threads and also the BBP brochures and found nothing like this. The tourers I’ve seen did not have these more delicate lugs and I don’t recognize the tubing decal....
11-15-21, 02:28 PM
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Views: 398
Posted By Classtime

3M makes some stuff. I've heard it called...

3M makes some stuff. I've heard it called helicopter tape. Auto parts places may have it as its used by some to protect the front of their cars. Goes on clear and comes off clean without harming the...
11-14-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Classtime

I wouldn't shy away from the Araya Gold at 335...

I wouldn't shy away from the Araya Gold at 335 and NJS approved to boot. How does the 1.1mm sidewall compare to alloy rim brake "road" Tubulars?...
11-13-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 472
Posted By Classtime

I think brake tracks are a modern thing. Buy them...

I think brake tracks are a modern thing. Buy them from Alex's who makes no such claim😉
11-13-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,030
Posted By Classtime

Neat bike! I missed your Rossin Prestige thread...

Neat bike! I missed your Rossin Prestige thread and now it seems to be missing the pictures which I'd love to see.
11-12-21, 08:15 PM
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Views: 472
Posted By Classtime

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Ambrosio Nemesis are available as well as Araya and super cool on our bikes....
11-11-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 447
Posted By Classtime

Get one size bigger than you think you need. I...

Get one size bigger than you think you need. I commuted for years with a Barley. My lunch was often squished. ...
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Views: 334
Posted By Classtime

If the lakes were good, get another pair. I also...

If the lakes were good, get another pair. I also tried the Shimano but their wide is not. My road shoes have been Sidi Mega but they are loose in the heel and my next road shoes will be lakes like my...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Classtime

It's not that hard for me on most days. But I...

It's not that hard for me on most days. But I have trouble with the reaching under the fender trick.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 554
Posted By Classtime

They can make a big difference. AND they take...

They can make a big difference. AND they take little room in your pocket when it warms up during your ride. I've been using plastic sandwich bags over my socks for my morning commutes lately. for the...
Forum: Commuting
11-10-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By Classtime

Wiping Tires On A Fendered Bike

I believe that wiping my tires with my gloved or ungloved hand after riding through glass, seashells, or "flints" has prevented numerous flats over the years. When I have fenders installed, I get...
11-09-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,030
Posted By Classtime

I haven’t ridden a better bike ever. AND It was a...

I haven’t ridden a better bike ever. AND It was a gift from my wife. She put me in the Queue and 5 years 7 months later I removed it from the bubble wrap.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By Classtime

For occasional trail use tires that are not...

For occasional trail use tires that are not slick, choose one of the Gravel Kings. I used to commute on 25mm Gatorskins which have the toughest sidewalls but not a nice ride. GS in 28 would likely...
11-08-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,710
Posted By Classtime

Of course. Many folks race with 33mm cyclocross...

Of course. Many folks race with 33mm cyclocross tires on rims like that.
11-05-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,710
Posted By Classtime

I'm also curious about the Contro's sidewall...

I'm also curious about the Contro's sidewall protection for gravel.
11-05-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,257
Posted By Classtime

Your G. S. Looks great. Consider Shimano 600 hubs...

Your G. S. Looks great. Consider Shimano 600 hubs for your wheel build. Plenty of them still on rims on Craigslist.
11-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 44,199
Posted By Classtime

Jan 396 Feb 288 Mar 407 April 400 May 605...

Jan 396
Feb 288
Mar 407
April 400
May 605
June 228
July 175
Aug 448
Sept 660
Oct 762
10-31-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,472
Posted By Classtime

If that is your saddle height pictured, then the...

If that is your saddle height pictured, then the Specialisma. You will lower the bars over time. (Keep in mind, n+1 is unavoidable.)
10-31-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By Classtime

My OG Gel330s, GP4, Matrix, Araya Aero, don’t...

My OG Gel330s, GP4, Matrix, Araya Aero, don’t have a brake track like a modern rim brake rim. The “brake track” looks like these Keirin rims.
...
10-30-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Classtime

Colnago did a great job. Front derailleur braze...

Colnago did a great job. Front derailleur braze on "required" is cool. As is chain stay length changing for each frame size. With Mapei paint? ❤️
10-30-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 2,954,224
Posted By Classtime

With all that seatpost, your stem may work fine....

With all that seatpost, your stem may work fine. I would put some cranks and pedals on it and spin a bit before going any further with the build.
10-30-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,075
Posted By Classtime

It looks like alloy tubular rims will go scarce...

It looks like alloy tubular rims will go scarce first. Next to go will be tubular rims with a brake track. Finally, we will be looking to Japan/Keirin to maintain the market for us pelotoniciandos. I...
Forum: Commuting
10-29-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Classtime

OP here. I'm back to my old backpack. Using the...

OP here. I'm back to my old backpack. Using the straps very long and that helps. I weighed it yesterday:10 lbs.
10-29-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Classtime

That is really neat. Downtube shifter bosses for...

That is really neat. Downtube shifter bosses for future proofedness. AND beautiful paint with classy chrome lugs.
10-29-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,710
Posted By Classtime

That is a lot of work to use a product designed...

That is a lot of work to use a product designed to make less work. My Mavic GEL 280s with 40 year old Mastic were cleaned up with an old small screwdriver used to chip off the bigger pieces. Followed...
10-28-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,138
Posted By Classtime

We do need a picture of this IM. AND yes cut down...

We do need a picture of this IM. AND yes cut down the seat post and those bars are about twice as wide/long as they need to be. Get serious. How many brakes do you need?
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