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06-19-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,044
Posted By bikingshearer

Some owners of Bianchis, De Rosas, Masis, and...

Some owners of Bianchis, De Rosas, Masis, and Pogliaghis (to name a few) might beg to differ.:D
05-29-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,433
Posted By John E

Not much different than today, although no...

Not much different than today, although no Carlton and no second Capo Sieger back then.

Rewind 18 years, and I getting ready to have the 1959 Capo painted at CyclArt. I wish I had a before picture...
05-15-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By twolve

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04-30-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,437
Posted By repechage

Amazing when a change to reduce manufacturing...

Amazing when a change to reduce manufacturing effort turns into a marketing boast.
Ernesto, a round of applause.
04-18-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By styggno1

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different...

Actually - yes! They do. I am on three different "big" watch forums and they all have a bicycle thread. (And I am not the one starting them...).
The threads are often wide and "show your bike" -...
04-13-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By CrowSeph

I Appreciate your feeeback.

I Appreciate your feeeback.
04-09-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 993
Posted By sloar

I’ve had genuine Colnagos with 2 and 3 toptube...

I’ve had genuine Colnagos with 2 and 3 toptube cable guides.
04-09-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By Lbxpdx

These are my watches that Iíve found in thrift...

These are my watches that Iíve found in thrift stores or pawnshops over the years, except for the old Gruen. That one was a wedding gift from my grandmother to my grandfather in 1945. Iíve liked...
04-08-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By Drillium Dude

My last wristwatch submission: Tudor 79160...

My last wristwatch submission: Tudor 79160 Oysterdate chronograph, which I purchased brand-new while stationed in London back in '94:
...
04-08-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By bear_a_bug

Given to me by my wife on our engagement several...

Given to me by my wife on our engagement several years ago, a Stowa Antea 365. Not vintage, but certainly classic:
https://i.imgur.com/rYk0iy7h.jpg
04-08-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By 76SLT

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many...

Here's my Seiko Coutura that I've had for many years.
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04-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By Charliekeet

Well said. I used to have a Seiko Orange Monster...

Well said. I used to have a Seiko Orange Monster model diver. It bugged me cause you can't handwind it (auto rotor winding only) but it was lots of fun to wear and bulletproof.
04-06-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By iab

So one of the first vintage cycling magazines I...

So one of the first vintage cycling magazines I bought had an ad for a watch, I like it. One is for sale on ebay. Would be a great present for me, if anyone wants. Just saying.
...
04-06-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By velomateo

Oh no, my other obsession. My latest...

Oh no, my other obsession.

My latest acquisition...
...
04-03-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 11,906
Posted By cb400bill

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working...

My dad received this Accutron in 1980 for working 25 years with Scott Paper.
...
03-30-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By jjhabbs

Thanks. My daughter begged me to put the dogs in...

Thanks. My daughter begged me to put the dogs in it.. lol

JJ
03-27-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,271
Posted By Drillium Dude

You know, using the term "Colnago Super Profil"...

You know, using the term "Colnago Super Profil" to denote a model name is inaccurate. Heck, the above catalog scans even show there are separate "Profil" and "Super" models. There was also a model in...
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,348
Posted By MarkinOz

Progress Update....

In December 2020 I managed to get my confirmed GEFSCO Reynolds 531Pro frame down to its original builder, Geoff Scott. In his mid 70ís now, Geoff still resprayís his old frames himself and put new...
03-01-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By IdahoSpud

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03-01-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By 1 Lugnut

Two Titans... Made in Italy, but marketed in...

Two Titans...
Made in Italy, but marketed in Switzerland
...
02-28-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By Wildwood

Missing a couple of Pinarellos. Color Italy my...

Missing a couple of Pinarellos.
Color Italy my favorite bicycle country....
02-27-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By AUPedla

All Italian except for the pedals. 1992 Colnago...

All Italian except for the pedals. 1992 Colnago Master Piu (Team Ariostea paint) with full C-Record, all original except for tyres, seat, cables and bar tape.
...
02-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By botty kayer

Managed to finally get hold of Cinelli Volare...

Managed to finally get hold of Cinelli Volare saddle for my Columbus Max Nikor, to match the Cinelli bar and stem. Ambrosio hubs, 28c Veloflex tyres, Campagnolo brakes and 10 speed Campagnolo...
12-11-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,452
Posted By cuda2k

Webhost migrated my old account last night, and...

Webhost migrated my old account last night, and in doing so appears to have killed my new account that had the current velobase instance running. On hold waiting for support.
09-26-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By devinfan

Beautiful bike! Before giving up on the Victory,...

Beautiful bike! Before giving up on the Victory, Iíd take apart the shifters and clean them, also make sure someone didnít service them and put the washers back in the wrong order. Switch to new...
09-07-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By speed king

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09-07-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By vinasity

Finally got around to taking some pictures of my...

Finally got around to taking some pictures of my Díarienzo/basso.

This is my daily rider and it rides like a dream with the tubulars.
...
08-09-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,841
Posted By Pcampeau

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful ...

Congratulations Dylansbob on your beautiful ďquandaryĒ! I need problems like this. Hmmm...What to do? What to do?
08-01-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By mackgoo

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08-01-20, 06:02 AM
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Views: 155,657
Posted By jamesdak

Looks like my latest Italians have never been...

Looks like my latest Italians have never been shared here.

First is this beautiful Paletti:
...
08-01-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By HPL

Colnago nuovo mexico

1986 Nuovo Mexico, Columbus "Profil" frame; Campagnolo "Super Record", "C Record", "Cobalto", "Superleggeri" mix; Regina "Oro" FW/chain; Cinelli cocpkpit; FiR/Vittoria tubs.
07-28-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By speed king

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07-25-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By deux jambes

Ď84 Benotto 3000 Full Columbus SL w/...

Ď84 Benotto 3000

Full Columbus SL w/ Investment cast lugs & bottom bracket. Investment cast fork, and fork blade stiffeners.

Finish: WD-40

Headset: Dura Ace EX
Bottom Bracket : Dura Ace...
03-28-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm always showing off details of work my...

I'm always showing off details of work my students have done in my frame building classes. Here is a picture of a frame I'm making for my nephew. The lugs started out as blanks before being carved...
03-28-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By avecReynolds531

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03-28-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By merziac

This rack stay always does it for me, then most...

This rack stay always does it for me, then most every lug Jim put a torch to. ;)

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03-27-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By obrentharris

I think Mark must have come to the same...

I think Mark must have come to the same conclusion. Here's one that he built in 2018: The corner of the lug has been cut back farther to make a more acute angle and allow more of a curve which...
03-27-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By jeirvine

Chapman Cycles is a good follow on Instagram....

Chapman Cycles is a good follow on Instagram. Link.

...
03-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By steelbikeguy

does it count if I took the photos?? At the...

does it count if I took the photos??

At the 2015 NAHBS, Mark DiNucci had an unpainted frame on display. It clearly showed some of the really cool details that paint would tend to obscure or...
02-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,518
Posted By tgenec86

Bianchigirll is my hero

A thread was started a little while back about showing off our posters & cycling advertisements in our homes and workshops, and Bianchigirll posted her Clement poster, which in my unhumble opinion...
02-22-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,227
Posted By sjn1892

Iíve just uploaded a short video of a Tommasini...

Iíve just uploaded a short video of a Tommasini seatpost Iíve made for a customer, not my best video editing but Iíll get better the more I do....hereís the link anyway
Tommasini Pantographed...
02-20-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,921
Posted By non-fixie

Oh yes. I'm looking forward to that one. :)

Oh yes. I'm looking forward to that one. :)
02-18-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,921
Posted By dweenk

I have only done two complete repaints, both were...

I have only done two complete repaints, both were rattle can jobs. I did prep the frames well. One was completely stripped, primed and painted; the other was wet sanded down to the good base primer...
02-18-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,921
Posted By Wileyone

These Three, ...

These Three,

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02-18-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,921
Posted By jdawginsc

The frame is pre-stripped (the Massi frame from...

The frame is pre-stripped (the Massi frame from the thread a week or so ago, is on her way here from Europe as we speak), and then possibly coated with a partial primer, which will be sanded and...
02-17-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,513
Posted By Slightspeed

I got this new '64 Legnano Roma, 56cm, as a...

I got this new '64 Legnano Roma, 56cm, as a sixteen year old junior racer. I'm 70 now, and the bike still fits like it was made for me. I put a slightly taller Nitto stem on it a few years ago, but...
02-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,142
Posted By francophile

Honestly, the proper way to solve this isn't with...

Honestly, the proper way to solve this isn't with monitoring, it's by using automated DDNS (dynamic DNS) through your home router/gateway/WAP/firewall, which would fix this problem automatically and...
02-01-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,047
Posted By gomango

Gorgeous collection. Not so many "c&v" reels...

Gorgeous collection.

Not so many "c&v" reels here at our house. Most are newer Hardy reels, with an Abel, Orvis and Lamson tossed in for good measure.

I just picked up a Lamson Cobalt large...
01-31-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roypercy

Thanks, Mark! And thanks for keeping this...

Thanks, Mark! And thanks for keeping this invaluable service alive.

Roy
01-25-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 155,657
Posted By norskagent

'75 super ...

'75 super
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