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06-19-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 436
Posted By genejockey

1982 Lotus Classique

After finding and restoring the 1982 Lotus Supreme I've posted multiple times on BF, I wasn't really looking for another project, but one morning my search of Craigs List turned up a 1982 Lotus...
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,542
Posted By gugie

5 guys, 5 days, 500km in Virginia

Back in the beginning of the year, Spaghetti Legs sent out an email to the usual suspects titled "Bustin' out in 2021", anticipating vaccines, ability to travel, etc. sometime in the late...
06-09-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,356
Posted By Andy_K

I look like a goon anyway, so nothing lost.

I look like a goon anyway, so nothing lost.
06-09-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,356
Posted By Andy_K

I think all of you spent too much time riding...

I think all of you spent too much time riding 19mm tires.
05-30-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,453
Posted By Chromeracer

And then more recently got a single speed frame....

And then more recently got a single speed frame. The seller had this info...

‘ I bought the frame off a fellow member of the Colchester Rovers in, I think, 1978. He had the frame built by Pat...
05-30-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna

Big shoutout to Josh Orlando for bringing my 1983 Ritchey Annapurna back to life. He had to track down vintage shifters and period correct tires (WTB and Tioga).

Tom built this one custom for me,...
05-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 652
Posted By iab

Where else would one mount their diavolo? ...

Where else would one mount their diavolo?

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05-18-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 253,869
Posted By GeoffroyFromLux

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light. ...

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light.


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05-17-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Roger M

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05-11-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,144
Posted By rando_couche

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of...

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of high-quality, high-performance tires on a smooth road. Especially if there's a whole peloton of them flying by at speed!
04-12-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,304
Posted By genejockey

There are a number of forums for watch...

There are a number of forums for watch collectors. It depends on what you're interested in. The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) is a good place to start.
04-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,304
Posted By Choke

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the...

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the coolest timekeeping piece that I have is the JLC Atmos. The clock never needs winding; it has a capsule that is filled with a special gas and temperature...
04-02-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 12,304
Posted By clubman

Bruce Campbell would love that watch...on his...

Bruce Campbell would love that watch...on his handsaw.
03-24-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,763
Posted By scarlson

René Herse copy ...

René Herse copy
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Actual René Herse....
03-20-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 2,815,335
Posted By beicster

I bought this from OTS a few months ago and have...

I bought this from OTS a few months ago and have finally gotten around to getting it built up. I bought it specifically to build up as a drop bar mountain bike but I am not sure if I will leave it...
02-11-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 136,872
Posted By Catnap

i enjoyed reading through this thread and will...

i enjoyed reading through this thread and will add my own bikes at some point. but I came across this 3Rensho sport tourer today on the website of a Japanese pawn shop. I had no idea that Konno...
01-01-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,955
Posted By gomango

4,500 miles. Tough to do on a mtb, but not...

4,500 miles.

Tough to do on a mtb, but not on gravel touring.

Have the "tools" and the partners in crime.

Four longer trips are planned along with some lofty weekly numbers.

I may retire...
12-27-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,835
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...it is not unusual to find that seat posts...

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...it is not unusual to find that seat posts differ by as much as a tenth from the marked diameter. It helps to have a selection to choose from when fitting a new one. It really should be a firm...
10-09-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 63,086
Views: 9,628,478
Posted By sheddle

If you can ignore that the photographs have "last...

If you can ignore that the photographs have "last known photo" or hostage picture energy, this looks like a good deal for a Tange Prestige Diamondback roadie with 600
Diamond Back - $250 (Newberg)...
09-05-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,700
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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08-23-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,663
Posted By 3alarmer

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08-17-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,442
Posted By scozim

Been a couple of weeks. The bike has cleaned up...

Been a couple of weeks. The bike has cleaned up well. I slapped on some cheap Performance Forte Strada 700X25 tires but will eventually go to tubulars with Continental Sprinter Gatorskins. Swapped...
08-16-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 63,086
Views: 9,628,478
Posted By merziac

This looks like a repaint and may be a production...

This looks like a repaint and may be a production model, but these are nice and this is a pretty good deal. ;)
...
08-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,984
Posted By shnibop

FS. Specialized Sequoia Frameset built by 3Rensho

SOLD


Another 3Rensho built Specialized frameset on the chopping block.


Fairly rare 3Rensho built Specialized Sequoia. Fastback seat stays, fine lug work and other details point to this...
08-11-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,151
Posted By tyrion

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08-08-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,589
Posted By hazetguy

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07-24-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 23,832
Posted By iab

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin,...

There are 3 types of roads here in NW Wisconsin, 2020. The individual roads in each type pretty much look the same. And pretty much always open, so nice up here.

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07-23-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,325
Posted By c0rbin9

Ask and ye shall receive: ...

Ask and ye shall receive:


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07-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,663
Posted By polymorphself

Ill definitely be throwing some 32mm paselas on....

Ill definitely be throwing some 32mm paselas on. And yeah, if it wasn’t this clean I may not have been tempted enough to hold onto it and dig in. But hey I figure if I need a new commuter that will...
07-11-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,663
Posted By polymorphself

Well, after getting the layers of muck out of the...

Well, after getting the layers of muck out of the nooks, a wash, polish and wax the frame cleaned up great.

...
07-10-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By smallpox champ

Builder, myself, not because I am great, but I am...

Builder, myself, not because I am great, but I am cheap.

Frame, "super light" .7/.4/.7 butted main tubes, in this case True Temper OX Platinum. Quick handling, traditional geometry, not low trail....
07-10-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By Vonruden

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07-09-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By davester

A man after my own heart. I was just about to say...

A man after my own heart. I was just about to say "a J.P. Weigle in the french constructer spirit", and there it is. However, I think I'd want chrome or stainless lugs, a bit of pinstriping, and a...
07-09-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By Choke

Hampsten Strada Bianca with Sachs Newvex lugs. ...

Hampsten Strada Bianca with Sachs Newvex lugs.
Campy Chorus 10, doppler DT levers, Campy MTB crank, Racer M brakes.
The only thing that I wish I had done differently is a threaded fork. But I've...
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
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07-08-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,797
Posted By gomango

I've got a very cool Serotta CSI that was rebuilt...

I've got a very cool Serotta CSI that was rebuilt by Eric Estlund.

The frameset was trashed and rebuilt from the ground up. It now has a new front fork, discs and even fenders.

New stays as...
07-08-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,835
Posted By Andy_K

Very nice! And thanks for sharing the details. ...

Very nice! And thanks for sharing the details.

Are the cable guide's on your bike offset to one side? It looks like they are, but I was just looking at a picture of my Sequoia and the guide looks...
07-07-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,835
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I...

What a cool score, congrats!! Coincidentally, I just happened to search for "sequoia" on the local cl, and one popped up! Unfortunately it was a 1992 model (still kinda cool though,) and at least one...
07-07-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,977
Posted By Sakkitfan

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07-04-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By Digger Goreman

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite...

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite privelege... over 200 years and "we" still haven't evolved.
06-03-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,024
Posted By scarlson

:roflmao2: $750 for a clamp-on version....

:roflmao2:
$750 for a clamp-on version. Unpainted.

I remember Ron Cooper once remarking in an interview that either framebuilding had gotten harder in his old age, or that the trend toward...
06-03-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 12,024
Posted By scarlson

So, I banged out the front derailleur. What a...

So, I banged out the front derailleur. What a pain to build! I'm going back to my roots, as I have no machine shop, filing and scraping metal in the basement.

Here it is, in stages.

First,...
05-17-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,781
Posted By jlaw

This guy (Fuji Otaku: The Phoenix Project - Nitto...

This guy (Fuji Otaku: The Phoenix Project - Nitto M12 Front Rack (http://nihonmaru.blogspot.com/2011/08/phoenix-project-nitto-m12-rack.html)) managed to fit a Nitto M12 front rack onto his '85 620 -...
05-17-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,781
Posted By Classtime

Good question. I want lowriders and a handlebar...

Good question. I want lowriders and a handlebar bag but I haven't seen a vintage Blackburn with a tombstone. For versatility, I'm leaning towards a Tubus Tara and a Rawland Rando Rack.
...
05-11-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 872,672
Posted By Chr0m0ly

‘83 Trek 720 ...

‘83 Trek 720
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05-02-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 792
Posted By bulgie

I like the Leather Therapy brand. I use their...

I like the Leather Therapy brand. I use their "Wash" to clean them, then the "Restorer and Conditioner". Apparently it gets used on a lot of expensive horse saddles and other tack, as well as Ferrari...
04-26-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,590
Posted By MeadMan2

My two outdoor passions are alpine skiing &...

My two outdoor passions are alpine skiing & biking. My wife & I meet skiing & while she rode a bike before & after we married, it wasn't until we got a tandem that she really came to love biking. ...
04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7,147
Views: 2,815,335
Posted By zjrog

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-18-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 125,957
Posted By toavii

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as...

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as this bike was posted in this thread a while back. Great tire for this bike.

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04-18-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 23,832
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