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06-16-22, 10:11 AM
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Posted By embankmentlb

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What does it say?
06-09-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,595
Posted By embankmentlb

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The 7-eleven Merckx is right there for best looking...
05-26-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,399
Posted By embankmentlb

These old vs new videos are somewhat amusing but...

These old vs new videos are somewhat amusing but mostly just annoying. The reviewers almost always complain about narrow gearing and narrow tire width. Who sets out with the goal to climb the...
05-26-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By embankmentlb

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I have owned this Look for about 25 years. It is...
03-03-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 107,791
Posted By embankmentlb

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Hunting island , SC
03-02-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 24,480
Posted By embankmentlb

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This bike does not get ridden near enough....
02-18-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By embankmentlb

That was a long time ago. From what I remember it...

That was a long time ago. From what I remember it was called C-record from the time it was available here in the US.
01-25-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,215
Posted By embankmentlb

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01-10-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,222
Posted By embankmentlb

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Growing up following the prodigy Lemond in the...
01-01-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,416
Posted By embankmentlb

I have collected these for just that type of...

I have collected these for just that type of build. ...
12-30-21, 12:28 PM
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Views: 309
Posted By embankmentlb

Thank you for the info!

Thank you for the info!
11-09-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,276
Posted By embankmentlb

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I wanted a 3Rensho for like 30 years. Great riding bicycle!
01-14-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,416
Posted By embankmentlb

Over the last year I have made an intentional...

Over the last year I have made an intentional move away from Brifters and even indexed shifting in most cases. I have several bikes in my stable.
I have really enjoyed it. Even single pivot brakes...
01-14-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,416
Posted By embankmentlb

Not a fan of these retro styled new bikes. They...

Not a fan of these retro styled new bikes. They fail to have the quality and workmanship expected in an old machine. Often they donít have the features one would expect on a nice new bike. I poor...
12-26-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,080
Posted By embankmentlb

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A little bit of new and a little bit of old. 87...
12-26-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By embankmentlb

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The Cannondale is on and It works great!
12-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,016
Posted By embankmentlb

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Purchased this 3rensho in 2020 after looking for...
12-11-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,016
Posted By embankmentlb

2020 I came to the realization that I like down...

2020 I came to the realization that I like down tube shifters and can totally live without brifters.
12-11-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,464
Posted By embankmentlb

Spd pedals / shoes and the iPhone are the...

Spd pedals / shoes and the iPhone are the greatest advancements to the bicycle in the last 30 years.
Been back and forth with the latest and greatest gear. By choice almost all my bikes have shiny...
11-13-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,678
Posted By embankmentlb

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Much Ofmega goodness here!
10-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By embankmentlb

I believe it has its own page. Will do my best to...

I believe it has its own page. Will do my best to post it.
10-05-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By embankmentlb

Thank you! ...

Thank you!
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10-05-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By embankmentlb

I remember ordering water bottles and possibly...

I remember ordering water bottles and possibly bottle cages maybe even a tee shirt from Performance. I could not afford any of the nice parts or frames. They were all the stuff of dreams back then....
10-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By embankmentlb

Performance Fall/Winter 1985-86

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Many fond memories...
09-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,196
Posted By embankmentlb

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I purchased this bike almost 20 years ago. The...
09-27-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,138
Posted By embankmentlb

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09-24-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By embankmentlb

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Just one more page.
09-24-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By embankmentlb

Fall 1989 Performance Catalogue

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09-24-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,551
Posted By embankmentlb

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My current favorite. 3Rensho aerodynamics with 6400.
09-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,812
Posted By embankmentlb

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed...

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed bikes. I am finding the 6 & 7 speed stuff for 126 is as good or better in many ways.
I find myself shifting one cog at a time instead of 2 and getting...
09-19-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,876
Posted By embankmentlb

Perhaps someone skipped their meds this morning.

Perhaps someone skipped their meds this morning.
09-19-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,876
Posted By embankmentlb

TdF Winner Bike Discussion

Looks like Colnagoís first victory at Le Tour & how long for Campy?
Super cool!
09-16-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,874
Posted By embankmentlb

Reminds me of a $300 bicycle back in the day....

Reminds me of a $300 bicycle back in the day. Stamped dropouts, unremarkable fork crown, iffy workmanship, off brand components, token Campy rear mech so they can claim Campagnolo drive train but it...
09-09-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,502
Posted By embankmentlb

Yes, Triomphe and Victory are beautiful group...

Yes, Triomphe and Victory are beautiful group sets. It works well also, well as good as anything Campy did back in the 80s.
09-09-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 71,669
Posted By embankmentlb

I just love this! I wish there was interest in c...

I just love this! I wish there was interest in c & v here in north ga.
09-03-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By embankmentlb

I will do some more inspecting over the weekend...

I will do some more inspecting over the weekend to see just how loose the tire actually is. I feel pretty lucky that I decided to cut my ride short.
09-02-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 845
Posted By embankmentlb

Or 10 Yes!

Or 10 Yes!
09-02-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,346
Posted By embankmentlb

Your Favorite Classic Road Group & Why

What is your favorite C & V road group and why? I donít have one single group that does it all for me. I am riding a new to me 6400 7 speed equipped 3Rensho that I am enjoying. C-record, 7700 also...
09-01-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,517
Posted By embankmentlb

I donít begrudge anyone for wanting the latest...

I donít begrudge anyone for wanting the latest carbon disc through axel 22 speed bike. More power to them.
I however have been around bikes for 45 years. It all about selling people something new...
08-26-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,043
Posted By embankmentlb

I canít stand Colnago bikes. The 70ís models...

I canít stand Colnago bikes.
The 70ís models are fine but after that there is nothing for me. I am sure they are build well but the paint is so ugly.
These airbrushed graphics? Geo paint?
I...
08-09-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 25,167
Posted By embankmentlb

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Purple is the only way to go! ...
08-09-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,191
Posted By embankmentlb

For all those who are following this story, I...

For all those who are following this story, I switched out the chain once again. Now I have an 8 speed SRAM chain. The front works great and the rear now works great. I feel very happy with the...
07-29-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,945
Posted By embankmentlb

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for...

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for an era that rightly or wrongly was being replaced. It was built to last forever and work in the worst conditions. Reliability was the mark of...
07-28-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,191
Posted By embankmentlb

Chain update! I replaced the old ultra chain with...

Chain update! I replaced the old ultra chain with a nos 5-6 speed Regina that I had stored away. Although I have only tried it on the stand, it looks like the skating problem is solved. The Regina...
07-27-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,693
Posted By embankmentlb

One thing to note. Not all frames that came...

One thing to note. Not all frames that came through TSD had the TSD logo on the brake bridge. At least for Guerciotti frames , many only had the TSD sticker with serial number to ID them as a TSD...
07-19-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 138,445
Posted By embankmentlb

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Spent the morning cleaning and tuning my old...
03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,481
Posted By embankmentlb

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like...

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like that blue color.
Attached is the the original team bike. We picked the colors to stand out in the peloton. To make things worse most of the team added...
02-07-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,670
Posted By embankmentlb

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01-31-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,149
Posted By embankmentlb

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My favorite!
01-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,692
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LeMonster 1986!
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