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05-13-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 109
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Posted By mech986

This was a promotional video done back in 2019. ...

This was a promotional video done back in 2019.

https://youtu.be/kPKnV9IDUuA

Yeah, the 2022 event didnít live up to the organizational hype. But IMO, everything you see in the video, we saw...
05-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By Shrevvy

Mine started out as a frame as well. I think you...

Mine started out as a frame as well. I think you will like it very much.

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05-12-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By cmsanfor

1977 Trek TX900

Hey guys! Had a stroke of luck today and came across this early Trek. It's a 1977 TX900, lovely frame with some fun details. The paint is beyond shot, but so far it seems mercifully free from...
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By DMC707

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer...

This is my only Ferrari. I normally prefer Chevy Corsica's and Ford Tempo's (Sorry - im kidding - i love Italian bikes, but do realize Trak and Raleigh made a few good ones too)


Very...
05-12-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 267,390
Posted By shoota

That threadless fork is awesome! I didn't even...

That threadless fork is awesome! I didn't even know that was an option.
05-11-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By greatbasin

I looked it up. It looks like the Eroica event...

I looked it up. It looks like the Eroica event registration is $150? For three days? I don't know what people expect for $50 a day, but a sandwich and wine sounds about right.
05-10-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By gugie

Choke described it well. Eroica is bigger, and...

Choke described it well. Eroica is bigger, and typically has 4 different routes (cut to 3 this past year probably due to lack of enough volunteers?) At the end of Eroica you may meet a few new...
05-10-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By big chainring

Expecting communication with seller/Ebay?

So I find myself with a full set of 1970 Campy NR components and other tidbits from my recent Raleigh Pro Mk l purchase. The Mk l frame unfortunately was bent, and am now looking for a frane to hang...
05-09-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By guygadois

Iíve never done Cino but Iíve done the Eroica CA...

Iíve never done Cino but Iíve done the Eroica CA four times now and live locally so itís easy to attend. This one was my least favorite. I liked the Paso venue a whole lot more. It was a biggest...
05-09-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By Classtime

I was much too kind with my ratings. Had I known...

I was much too kind with my ratings. Had I known that was it, I would have skipped it.
05-09-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By Manny66

I regularly attend the Velo Retro Rose Bowl...

I regularly attend the Velo Retro Rose Bowl Vintage ride in Pasadena, as well as the Brian Baylis Birthday Ride in San Diego, for the most part I attend because Im a Cyclist that loves the bicycles...
05-09-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By Choke

My understanding on the move is that the city of...

My understanding on the move is that the city of Paso Robles didn't want to provide any support for Eroica and was not even happy that the event was held there. As for Wes, I'm not sure, I've heard...
05-09-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By squirtdad

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a...

Cino is a small event, but it is more like a family event where the family is bicycles and all are welcomed, even the distant black sheep cousins.

Combine the mix of bicycles and montana...
05-09-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By rccardr

Gary, your perspective is appreciated. Not sure...

Gary, your perspective is appreciated. Not sure I go along with all of the generalities presented therein, but we’re all friends here.
With regard to some of the smaller events and how one finds...
05-09-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By repechage

Gary12000 - but Ford after being rebuffed by Enzo...

Gary12000 - but Ford after being rebuffed by Enzo as he wanted to keep running the race team... Ford just bought and developed their way to LeMans victory thanks to Lola, Holam and Moody and Shelby...
05-07-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By SquireBlack

I have to go back to Eroica Ö

Ö because Iím running out of marmalade!


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05-06-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By merziac

I hope so too, I took my son in 2015 as he was...

I hope so too, I took my son in 2015 as he was struggling and we did ride some together but he did not go on the "ride" with me, don't know what I was thinking. :wtf:

So I hope to get him down...
05-06-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By merziac

Mainly just on sheer size/volume, Cino is...

Mainly just on sheer size/volume, Cino is obviously a fantastic, intimate event with its own particular passion. I just think there is a big difference in the bigger scale of Eroica and for many that...
05-06-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By gugie

My experience mirrors yours - even the mirror...

My experience mirrors yours - even the mirror image of swapping responsibility of driving a borrowed car down! In fact, comparing the September "Touroica" + "Fauxroica" to this year's "Touroica II" +...
05-06-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By VRJAKE

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many...

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many have said, great friends and people to meet, beautiful area, beautiful route (the 72 miler). Would do it again in spite of the organization, but may...
05-06-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By Andy_K

Yeah, Oregon is kind of full of these. The Oregon...

Yeah, Oregon is kind of full of these. The Oregon Perry-Roubaix used to be like that. Someone (I don't even know who, probably the Velo Dirt people) announced a date and made an informal agreement...
05-06-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By SquireBlack

Eroica as ďUnmeetingĒ?

For the last several years, Jan Heine (Bicycle Quarterly) has announced a thing called the ďUnmeetingĒ. Itís the opposite of an organized ride. He says quite explicitly that there is no fee, and...
05-06-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By merziac

I'm going to chime in just to say Eroica CA will...

I'm going to chime in just to say Eroica CA will be a loss when it goes. I was not overly impressed this year but for all the complaining, be careful what you wish for.

Any one that has not gone...
05-05-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By Oldairhead

Wes did a great job with Eroica California and...

Wes did a great job with Eroica California and his loss is to the detriment of the event.
05-05-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By Kilroy1988

Gary12000 I'm looking forward to building up the...

Gary12000 I'm looking forward to building up the International and am quite sure it'll meet my expectations! I see that you called the 1951 Humber Beeston Clubman your "favorite," so in case you...
05-04-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By Kilroy1988

Hello all! Well, I've been reading along...

Hello all!

Well, I've been reading along with other people's replies and I can't say that my opinion of the weekend has been phased much, but I think it is relevant to point out that this was not...
05-04-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,979
Posted By davester

They are both great for different reasons. ...

They are both great for different reasons.

Eroica has always been a bit of an organizational mess, this year more so than prior years. However, I've come to expect that so it doesn't bother me and...
05-01-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By bibliobob

Was really great riding with you guys and...

Was really great riding with you guys and shooting the bull on the ride back in... Hope to see you all back out at another event.......
04-30-22, 01:38 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By merziac

I finally got here too, my knee was not happy...

I finally got here too, my knee was not happy about the 900 mile drive so not sure about my riding, we'll see. The green Merz that I brought is not the luxury liner that the big silver one is. It...
04-29-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By SwimmerMike

Life got in the way this year. Between work and...

Life got in the way this year. Between work and family commitments, I couldn't make it work. I kept hoping I could get away, but not in the cards.

Have a great time everybody!
04-28-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By Tomm Willians

Iím pretty sure this isnít exactly on topic...

Iím pretty sure this isnít exactly on topic butÖÖ.the wife and I found this in San Luis Obispo and intend to buy it before the ride on Sunday ! Since that means we will have two cars, I guess it...
04-28-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By cyclic_eric

Looking forward to meeting and riding with you...

Looking forward to meeting and riding with you all. If feeling strong I'll ride the Scalatore ride.

Here's a picture @verktyg (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/verktyg-61614.html) took last...
04-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 802
Posted By 75lechamp

Finally finished!

Finally finished this project after several diversions.... will go for a ride later today!

...
04-20-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 649
Posted By shoota

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to...

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to be and you will have more of the "drop" part of the bar.
04-16-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,210
Posted By cinelliguy

Right now, there are some actually trying to...

Right now, there are some actually trying to figure out a way to buy this collection. Very interesting indeed! Right now, there is a decent supply of good bikes available on the market, plenty of...
04-16-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,210
Posted By velomateo

Personally, I find collections of this size a...

Personally, I find collections of this size a little...excessive. I would be more inclined to switch bikes every so often as opposed to hoarding 50 - 100 bikes. I honestly get a little exasperated...
04-08-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By swampyankee2

I must be living in the past. My idea of great...

I must be living in the past. My idea of great audio is components from the 70's and 80's. Not that I spent alot but mine is an 1980ish Scott 350R receiver into a pair of Advent Legacy speakers. and...
04-08-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By Drillium Dude

Personally? Got into vintage bikes in 1994 with a...

Personally? Got into vintage bikes in 1994 with a Colnago Mexico. Bought my grail Bianchi Super Leggera in 2019, then called it quits on the buying. Sold a couple in early 2021, which truly...
04-08-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By swampyankee2

Word of advice - GET OUT NOW WHILE YOU CAN! These...

Word of advice - GET OUT NOW WHILE YOU CAN! These forums get you hooked and make you spend all your money on the next greatest thing. I haven't been on this forum for long and already I'm 3 cheap...
04-08-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pcampeau

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a...

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a well known bike that Iím sure Iíll come across at some point, I flip a few cheapies and save the money so I can more easily afford it when that grail...
04-04-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Chombi1

Looks like you caught it in time and it was just...

Looks like you caught it in time and it was just mostly surface rust.
Was there a folding side stand mounted on this bike? Asking cause it looks like a stand clamp might have caused most of the...
04-04-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Jeff Neese

That looks like a good candidate for sandblasting...

That looks like a good candidate for sandblasting to bare metal followed by powdercoating. A 614 is a nice frame, well worth restoring.
04-04-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By dedhed

No more than a factory dimple for tire/chainring...

No more than a factory dimple for tire/chainring clearance.

​​​​​​https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1199164-extremely-casual-diy-chainstay-dimpling-hey-works.html
04-04-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Velo Mule

I don't see any issues with the frame. On...

I don't see any issues with the frame. On sections like this, I like to brush paint on Rustoleum rusty metal primer before the color coat.
03-28-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Dean51

Gary12000 Congratulations re "Davidson New to...

Gary12000 Congratulations re "Davidson New to Me"! I've been looking for a frame recently. In the interim, I've settled for this poster that I purchased at Bill Davidson's Elliot Bay Cycles shop in...
03-28-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By bulgie

I started there in '84, and I agree with...

I started there in '84, and I agree with SurferRosa that this one is about a '79.

The lugs are the first version of Henry James (Folson), cast in USA.

I think Bill used some Reynolds 531 back...
03-28-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By C9H13N

Yours is close to the same vintage as mine. I...

Yours is close to the same vintage as mine. I bought it a couple years ago from the original owner who said it was built c. 1980.
...
03-28-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By 52telecaster

Damn is that nice. I love the rear mech and...

Damn is that nice. I love the rear mech and fenders. A real civilized bicycle!!!
03-28-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Chombi1

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I have a Davidson that's supposed to have been a 1983 custom build.
I...
03-11-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,964
Posted By Andy_K

If you aren't smoking before the ride to open...

If you aren't smoking before the ride to open your lungs, why are you even there?
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