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05-24-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,104
Posted By madpogue

...When you consider avoiding a C&V purchase...

...When you consider avoiding a C&V purchase (https://www.bikeforums.net/22518653-post68960.html) an accomplishment....
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-16-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By rideandgoseek

Eddy Rando Steel Classic and Concours D'Elegance Awards Show - June 12th, 2022

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The 8th annual Eddy Rando Steel Classic is just around the corner and I...
05-16-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,869
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 px-10 650b

Posted in other threads, but of course it deserves to be here too. I've got some Retrofrictions and better pedals on the way & need to slap a mud-flap on the front fender and I'll pretty much call it...
05-05-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By Gary12000

Part 6 the swag... ...

Part 6 the swag...

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coffee to remember and now what to do with this swag,,, maybe a...
05-04-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By gugie

I sat next to Andy at the Friday night dinner at...

I sat next to Andy at the Friday night dinner at Linn's. That slab of meatloaf was indeed massive. It must have been damn good, there was money on the table saying he couldn't finish it.
05-04-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By gugie

My Eroica wrap-up

Another year, another Eroica? Well, after waiting 3 years for this thing to restart, it was more like a 5 year high school reunion, except with only the people you wanted to see. Beyond anything...
05-04-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By Andy_K

Finally back in the friendly confines of...

Finally back in the friendly confines of Beaverton, Oregon, here's my trip report.

I started out from the K house early Thursday morning. Why would anyone choose to take two days to drive all the...
05-03-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By rogerm3d

I had a great time on the ride despite the...

I had a great time on the ride despite the confusions and issues. It was great to meet everyone on the San Simeon pre-ride, discovering the history of my Schwinn Rainbow jersey, and generally...
05-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,453
Posted By rccardr

Would I do it again, for a sixth time? Sure. ...

Would I do it again, for a sixth time? Sure.
With a select group of close friends, self-supported, on a weekend/weekdays of our choosing.
The roads will always be there. For $150 I can buy a lot of...
04-26-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,104
Posted By merziac

Or you simply find the ones you hadn't forgotten...

Or you simply find the ones you hadn't forgotten but couldn't find until you replaced them. :twitchy:
04-13-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,104
Posted By Chombi1

When you are puzzled when drones pop up when you...

When you are puzzled when drones pop up when you do a search for "Mavic" Components and rims......
When you expected the young salesperson at the bike shop to know what tubular tires are......
When...
04-07-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,157
Posted By Andy_K

Putting the Parts Before the Horse

Do you ever have times when you get so excited about a build that you start gathering parts before you even have the frame? I don't mean just looking through your parts bin and putting things aside....
03-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 935
Posted By motochick

I got a free bike off FB and restored it

I saw an ad for a free 10 speed bike, I could tell it was lugged but that was about it so I claimed it. When we went to pick it up it turned out to be a 1970 Gitane Tour de France in Reynolds 531,...
03-26-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,869
Posted By mountaindave

I want to be like Gugie when I grow up!

I want to be like Gugie when I grow up!
03-26-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By CV-6

Simplex plays well with all freewheels. Using...

Simplex plays well with all freewheels. Using later Shimano and Sachs freewheels makes the shifts even better. The SLJs I have used handle 7 speed without any issue.
03-25-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,869
Posted By AJI125

1972 Fuji The Finest

Will do a build thread eventually as it has a story to tell. Test ride today to check out brakes/shifting etc. Ultimately need to decide whether to keep the short stem with the shorter top tube and...
03-22-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,945
Posted By bulgie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Saba crown on my wife's 1990 road racer. One of the lightest crowns ever,...
03-22-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,945
Posted By Andy_K

A couple of bikes that I have long since sold to...

A couple of bikes that I have long since sold to Andy Antipas deserve to be represented in this thread, and since I have pics of the crowns I'll share.

One is the 1969 Urago which Andy has...
03-17-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By Drillium Dude

Beautiful result, Andy! The color scheme and all...

Beautiful result, Andy! The color scheme and all details are spot-on - and that's still the most awesome fork crown I've personally ever laid eyes on. Good show :)

DD
03-13-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 866
Posted By sd5782

Not even in the same ballpark as the ones here,...

Not even in the same ballpark as the ones here, but I did something similar on a 72 Fuji.

...
03-13-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Pompiere

I was just looking at Andy Antipas Urago, and...

I was just looking at Andy Antipas Urago, and thought I had accidently clicked on the same thread again. They are both very nice.
03-10-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My Allegro Restoration and Seeking Additional Information

Colleagues,

This bike came to me as a donation and I poured a lot of time and energy into restoring it to its original configuration. From looking online and searching the forum, I came to the...
02-13-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By Kabuki12

1980 Motobecane Grand Sprint

I finished the Motobecane I bought some time ago for $20. It had been stored on an apartment balcony for a long time , the wheels were long gone . It lingered on CL for quite a while with a starting...
02-11-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,910
Posted By gugie

Pandemic is changing our bodies - a solution

My wife sent me a link to this article (https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/katiecamero/pandemic-body-changes).

For those who have been working from home...
Posture screwed up
Eyes going bad...
02-07-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 196,595
Posted By lonesomesteve

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a...

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a completely vintage bike" since it's built from a mix of new and old parts, and not much about it resembles the original Trek 614 it was built from. That...
01-31-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,574
Posted By gugie

Vintage bicycle bells, definitely. I've been...

Vintage bicycle bells, definitely. I've been trying to corner the market for a few years. I figured it almost worked for the Hunt Brothers and silver...
...
01-31-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By gugie

I wish them well, but if the business model is...

I wish them well, but if the business model is having a place to hang out and talk about bikes...

In Portland, three great shops that encouraged that have closed in the last few years.
Velo Cult...
01-30-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By rccardr

88 Bottecchia Team Record. Arrived with an...

88 Bottecchia Team Record. Arrived with an unusual assortment of late 80's Campagnolo components- Delta brakes. CdA RD, Record crank and levers. Wound up replacing all of that with DA and a compact...
01-28-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By jet sanchEz

A lucky Craigslist find, one of Olaf Ludwig's...

A lucky Craigslist find, one of Olaf Ludwig's rigs from the '95 season

https://i.imgur.com/5eqpZjj.jpg
01-27-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Drillium Dude

Time for my final submission, and fittingly it's...

Time for my final submission, and fittingly it's the last bike I acquired: a 1981 Bianchi Super Leggera. A few years ago, while deciding which bikes to cull from the herd, I came to the conclusion I...
01-26-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By 1simplexnut

here is my 1984 ...

here is my 1984

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01-26-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By jingy2

Here's mine

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83 Tipo Corsa ...
01-26-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By iab

This thread doesn't have enough janky old crap. ...

This thread doesn't have enough janky old crap. Binda-era bike. (For those who don't know, Alfredo Binda was so badass they paid him not to race the Giro so it would be competitive)
...
01-26-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By El Chaba

Here are a few detail shots of the Peugeot Pro...

Here are a few detail shots of the Peugeot Pro 10….things that you might not be expecting on a Peugeot...
01-26-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By CO_Hoya

First two are now disassembled with framesets...

First two are now disassembled with framesets hanging on a peg, since I barely have time to ride one race-configured bike.
It's mostly low and slow for me these days.
...
01-26-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,124
Posted By fabiofarelli

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-25-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Wildwood

Then there is this one - yet to roll on my local...

Then there is this one - yet to roll on my local roads, but soon

1986 Bianchi Vittoria (or Trofeo)
...
01-25-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By styggno1

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01-25-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By rccardr

Well, there's this: ...

Well, there's this:
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And this:...
01-25-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Wildwood

Early 70s Bottecchia & Zeus ...

Early 70s
Bottecchia & Zeus

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Almost all original...
01-25-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By styggno1

I would like to add to that "no list" a wish for...

I would like to add to that "no list" a wish for a certain proportion/difference between saddle height and stem height if going pure racing. I have difficulties when seeing what could be pure racing...
01-25-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Andy_K

About half of my bike were racing bikes in their...

About half of my bike were racing bikes in their original configuration, but if you eliminate all the bikes with a triple crankset, it leaves just this one:
...
01-24-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Dean51

You want Racing? How about an '86 Tommasini...

You want Racing? How about an '86 Tommasini Racing.....

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01-24-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/4754/38919108425_840...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4754/38919108425_840dcdceea_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M)Frejus001 (https://flic.kr/p/22i9B1M) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
...
01-24-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By 1simplexnut

How about a french racing machine .? I dont...

How about a french racing machine .?
I dont know for sure it was raced , but it was ridden by a Peugeot team member .
Rides damn nicely too !

...
01-24-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By merziac

I never raced any of these or any bicycles for...

I never raced any of these or any bicycles for that matter, all of these were raced but the EM and the blue and purple Bornstein was purportedly Greg Meekers training bike for the Olympics he didn't...
01-24-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Wildwood

indoobidably 1986 ...

indoobidably
1986
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01-24-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By rjhammett

Mine and my daughter's. ...

Mine and my daughter's.

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01-24-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 6,727
Posted By Drillium Dude

Early 80s Davidson. When Elliott Bay Bicycles...

Early 80s Davidson. When Elliott Bay Bicycles closed its doors for good in November of 2014, I bought this consignment bike to help the "clearing out" process along. It was outfitted with an eclectic...
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