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05-24-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By phillp

wow that was quick! I'm thinking now that it may...

wow that was quick! I'm thinking now that it may be a 'war finish' machine as everything is painted black.
05-24-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 293
Posted By T-Mar

Photo assist... ...

Photo assist...

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05-16-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By nlerner

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05-16-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By jdawginsc

She’s 30ish so I will have to teach her the pedal...

She’s 30ish so I will have to teach her the pedal and swing! If not, she can remove the basket I guess. She’s 5’5” so perhaps not too difficult.

Better picture...

...
05-15-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 388
Posted By jdawginsc

A reimagined 90s Giant Iguana

I am sort of pleased with how this came out. This is for a teacher at my school who has had a tough one.

Coolest paint I’ve seen in production paint. It is an oil slick halo effect that makes it...
05-14-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By merziac

First of all, welcome aboard, glad you found us,...

First of all, welcome aboard, glad you found us, you're in the right place. :thumb:

That being said, if you have all those Paramounts, we need pics, good ones and lots of them. ;)

You need 5...
05-14-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By steelbikeguy

I would have guessed that they would use the...

I would have guessed that they would use the Brooks Pro with the small (mid-sized?) copper rivets. That was what came on some Raleighs of that era too.
However, my 1976 Schwinn catalog shows these...
05-13-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 675
Posted By WGB

Thank you all. I switched chains just now. ...

Thank you all.

I switched chains just now.

I installed a KMC 8.1 instead of the SRAM. After all, the Kmc box said "Anti-drop design. Wider. Thicker. Safer."
And it promises a quieter ride....
05-12-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By jdawginsc

Great bike

I have the crest version of this.

The paint will polish up well. The 105 stuff is excellent. I’d put on wider tires but other than that, it’s a great little bike,
05-12-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By KenCT

New Project:Cannondale SR500

My brother-in-law gave me this bike today, lightly ridden 1987 Cannondale SR500. Needs some work; looks like cables, tires, bar wrap, etc. All components look original except maybe the tires. Frame...
05-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By ascherer

2 tall guys and a bike

I met up with jonwvara today to collect his PX-10. It’s always a pleasure to meet a C&V forumite in real life! It’s too bad we had to scurry on to our respective activities, I suspect we could have...
05-11-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By tiger1964

Hmm, perhaps a clearinghouse of ideas and someone...

Hmm, perhaps a clearinghouse of ideas and someone might decide worthwhile to make...:thumb:

I wonder if all older pedals that could accept toe clips had the same c-to-c distance on the holes where...
05-05-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,366
Posted By Sactown_Albert

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05-05-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,366
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments...

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments in the general C+V section in hopes that a wider audience would see them, but I am adding them here so they will be in the same thread. Thanks again!...
05-05-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,366
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Smile My Jersey

iI will get a picture of me wearing it ASAP. Here it is on a hanger. ...
05-05-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Mine showed up today, too!

I just posted in Spellscape’s original thread about mine showing up today, too! I totally agree that the work is excellent and he can make a good, well fitted jersey with the information he gets from...
05-04-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

With clean hands, and clean clothes, I unwrapped...

With clean hands, and clean clothes, I unwrapped the parcel. I’ll use Spellscape’s photo of the jersey here, as he did a better job than I can do.
...
05-04-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Jersey from Spellscape!

This just landed on my doorstep!

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It’s the jersey...
05-04-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,091
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, let me see. One is in California. The other...

Hmm, let me see. One is in California. The other is in Montana. One is a single day ride (though I suppose with the Nova, one could get a couple of days of riding in), the other and out-and-back...
05-04-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,091
Posted By majmt

My wife says that Cino riders are better looking,...

My wife says that Cino riders are better looking, so there’s that.
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By KeepPedaling

New to me Lotus Super Aero!

Just traded for this bike and I'm STOKED!!!! I honestly have no intentions of selling it but out of sheer curiosity what do you think it's worth? It has a some chipped paint by the chain and some...
05-04-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By bulgie

Not what anyone was asking, just a fun fact, in...

Not what anyone was asking, just a fun fact, in the mid-'80s there was a wide 6 (not Ultra) that went to eleven. Endorsed by Nigel Tufnel.

They were Winner Pro IIRC. I have a couple of them, could...
05-03-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,091
Posted By ThermionicScott

I haven't done any of them, but Cino is the one...

I haven't done any of them, but Cino is the one I'd want to do first.
05-03-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,091
Posted By rccardr

It’s easy: Cino is better. Go there. Do the...

It’s easy: Cino is better.
Go there.
Do the ride.
Nice people, good food, organized, and….did I mention nice people?.
Carry on.
05-03-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,091
Posted By BFisher

A little envious here at times of you all who can...

A little envious here at times of you all who can travel and make these awesome rides happen in such fantastic locations.

Never having attended either event, call me a potential...
05-03-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By jonwvara

As a general rule, I don't know better,...

As a general rule, I don't know better, regardless of the endeavor involved. But in this case, I suppose I will take the easy way out and restrict myself to a 14-tooth high. Coasting down hills has a...
05-03-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By OldCoot

Merziac, I was the one who spoke to you...

Merziac,
I was the one who spoke to you Saturday evening about my freewheel and WD-40. I am fairly convinced that the WD-40 let the outer "cone" unscrew and let loose all my ball bearings. Once I...
05-03-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By merziac

Paging pastorbobnlnh ;)

Paging pastorbobnlnh ;)
05-02-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By dddd

1/8" sounds more like it to me. Even the...

1/8" sounds more like it to me.

Even the Huret ball-bearing derailer pulleys are 1/8", and look about the same size as freewheel bearings by my recollection.

1/16" bearings might be used on a...
05-01-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,525
Posted By bikemig

I'm surprised no one has suggested one of these...

I'm surprised no one has suggested one of these for Kansas. They have a good track record of dealing with tornados unless a house were to fall on the rider . . .
...
05-01-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By verktyg

3 Speed Hubs With Freewheels

Fichtel & Sachs introduced their Torpedo 3 Speed Internal Gear Hubs in Germany in the early 30's. By 1935 they were offering those hubs with 3 speed FWs.

I was in Japan in 1964-65. I bought a...
04-30-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By Bianchigirll

I watched an interesting documentary on this in...

I watched an interesting documentary on this in the late ‘90s, Nova or something, it was good. They had 3 or 4 elite cyclists sort of sitting alert for the proper weather conditions. One was ready...
04-29-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,060
Posted By top506

Some folks have no skills.... or curiosity, ...

Some folks have no skills.... or curiosity,

Top
04-29-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,525
Posted By USAZorro

Back when I was 18-21 (a fit young adult with a...

Back when I was 18-21 (a fit young adult with a 10 speed), I only used the big ring up front and spent almost all my time on the small (14 tooth) rear sprocket. When I got to a hill (and while...
04-29-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,525
Posted By nlerner

Sheldon would go 5-speed indexed.

Sheldon would go 5-speed indexed.
04-28-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By T-Mar

Crying in my soup?

Crying in my soup?
04-28-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By oldukbkr

Mystery saddle

Wondering if anyone on here recognizes the designs on this saddle. It looks like a custom design on a re-covered Selle San Marco frame. Its a cool design and must have had meaning for someone.
...
04-28-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 357
Posted By repechage

Look Suntour to me

Look Suntour to me
04-28-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By WGB

john c I'd like to keep it looking closer to what...

john c I'd like to keep it looking closer to what it was, more of a resto than a rider-rebuild if that makes sense.
Velo Mule The original cranks didn't have a pant guard (chain guard?), and looked...
04-28-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By T-Mar

Welcome to the forums. You have purchased a 9...

Welcome to the forums. You have purchased a 9 speed chain but it should work properly with your 7 speed sprockets. There was very little different in the thickness of the spocket itself itself...
04-27-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By nlerner

Teaser: ...

Teaser:
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04-27-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By top506

No worries, works just fine. But it IS the only...

No worries, works just fine. But it IS the only Japanese bit on an otherwise all- Euro bike.

Top
04-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 868
Posted By BTinNYC

Doctor, you promised!!!

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Can the broken Centurion be revived?...
04-26-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By USAZorro

When to (and not to) exercise +1.

When to (and not to) exercise +1.
04-25-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,199
Posted By moonm

Roval hubs and wheels.

I have a few Roval hubs and wheels:
Some photos can be seen at this link on my Flick site:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/moonm/...7697037407355/...
04-25-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By sloar

Its a race frame, very tight geometry with no...

Its a race frame, very tight geometry with no braze ons or eyelets.
04-25-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,380
Posted By sloar

Best wheel option for old race frame?

I have an old race frame, Reynolds 531 British made. Zero braze ons and made for 27” wheels. My goal is to see how light of a build I can do, just for fun. What’s my best option, 27” wheels or 700c...
04-25-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By bikingshearer

What Gugie said ^^^. And while I'm at it,...

What Gugie said ^^^.

And while I'm at it, I'll take the opportunity to give a big shout out to Jon and Red Clover. Great products, great person behind them. He made a mistake on my order and...
04-25-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By 52telecaster

The tricks I learn from this forum.

Headlight mount!
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04-25-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By top506

And after simmering all winter it's on the road: ...

And after simmering all winter it's on the road:


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