Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: bibliobob
Showing results 1 to 50 of 704
Search took 0.04 seconds.
02-24-24, 08:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By bikingshearer

Isn't "bicycle nuts" redundant? Fantastic...

Isn't "bicycle nuts" redundant?

Fantastic time capsule piece. Just gorgeous. Thanks for letting us in on this, including letting u sin on some of the details that are not so obvious, at least to...
02-24-24, 07:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By cudak888

I was about to comment about how tasteful,...

I was about to comment about how tasteful, restrained, and lovely this build is with the Prugnat 62's up front, and then Jim dropped that mind-blowing fact that the crown is a stamped Nervex piece....
02-24-24, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By bulgie

Gorgous, and structurally efficient in the...

Gorgous, and structurally efficient in the extreme. No extra milligrams anywhere. The beautiful appearance comes from the structural excellence, not ornamentation for style's sake or product...
02-24-24, 05:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By Portlandjim

Yes, the initials on the frame number are the...

Yes, the initials on the frame number are the customers name. The number is sequential from the first Merz frame.

Jim Merz
02-24-24, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By Portlandjim

I stripped the parts off and cleaned the frame...

I stripped the parts off and cleaned the frame and fork with soapy water. The paint is in great shape! Very slight spider web rust under the paint here and there. The fork steerer shows that I was...
02-24-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By Portlandjim

"Barn Find" Merz bike RB057

I just returned from Portland, to visit my son Carter and his family but also to pick up this Merz bike. The customer I ​​made if for in 1975 had knee problems that meant he couldn't ride bikes after...
02-24-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By '02 nrs

$300. sacramento area

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/bik/d/cedar-ridge-1984-peugeot-psv-10n-58cm/7711883865.html...
02-23-24, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By Manny66

A few years back ,I was riding on the San Gabriel...

A few years back ,I was riding on the San Gabriel River bike trail near Lakewood , I caught up to a Dreadlocked older Black Cyclist and said Good Morning. We talked for awhile as we were both headed...
02-22-24, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By AdventureManCO

x2

x2
02-22-24, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By panzerwagon

As they say, make it so! :thumb: I’ve long...

As they say, make it so! :thumb:

I’ve long lusted after these, even have this jersey waiting at home:...
02-22-24, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By CV-6

Sold

Sold
02-21-24, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Sizzles2

Looking for a family heirloom Holdsworth - from East Hendred

Hi,

I wonder if anyone here can help, I am trying to trace my late father in law's Holdsworth racer. We think he sold it between 2009 and 2015 from his house in East Hendred, Oxfordshire. He was a...
02-21-24, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By merziac

Made 2024 PDX

It's back and I can't wait!

We trust you've enjoyed a fantastic start to the new year and are excited about the second edition of MADE USA! We are thrilled to announce the event will take place...
02-21-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By merziac

I get it, just trying to help get this a new...

I get it, just trying to help get this a new home. :twitchy:

Long time bike boom favorite of mine, still need to get the one I have going. :o
02-21-24, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By CV-6

Sale pending.

Sale pending.
02-21-24, 03:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

I'd say overall like here, everything is down. I...

I'd say overall like here, everything is down. I think the difference in culture, the easy example is all things Coppi in Italy, Paramounts in the US, will do better in their markets. The Italians...
02-20-24, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

1B. And really, it is a mess. I'll chronicle in...

1B. And really, it is a mess. I'll chronicle in another thread.
02-20-24, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

The Wolsit, Legnano and SR are for a friend. ...

The Wolsit, Legnano and SR are for a friend.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/img_3469_6f0266e19f3cbdb585d97a68b93fadc53482b1fb.jpeg...
02-20-24, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

If you don't count the money I blew on bike crap,...

If you don't count the money I blew on bike crap, cheaper than a trip to Florida. With better food, coffee and scenery. And don't forget the bike crap.
02-19-24, 11:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,190
Posted By merziac

Well? ;)

Well?

;)
02-19-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,190
Posted By Robvolz

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0934_ea4e55453720b6f2d79c98597e0425fdada44918.jpeg
02-19-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,190
Posted By Robvolz

Let’s see what she says…..

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4378_19999b738de16e8ac9239e34194debd35140b956.jpeg...
02-19-24, 06:28 PM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By 52telecaster

I'd love to have a couple of sets.

I'd love to have a couple of sets.
02-19-24, 06:11 PM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By ehcoplex

RAIDs have a longer reach than Racers and are...

RAIDs have a longer reach than Racers and are sought after for converting from 700c to 650b.
02-19-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

The only bike I considered buying, and was really...

The only bike I considered buying, and was really close to it. The crank/pedals/stem/bars/levers were worth the price of admission, but it is really a well-made frame. An early/mid-50s Dora (the...
02-19-24, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By iab

Mostra Scambio Novegro 2024

A few of the things I saw.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_3435_4abd18ff6944faf4d3fba502650584ed19f53d8a.jpeg

Late 40s Frejus...
02-18-24, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By merziac

WOW, H**Y CRAP!!! :eek: Smokin deal,...

WOW, H**Y CRAP!!! :eek:

Smokin deal, period. :twitchy:

These do not come along at a price like this, unfortunate, strange times we're living in, it should not still be here. :wtf:
02-18-24, 07:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By bikingshearer

Sorry for the diversion, but I can't resist. On...

Sorry for the diversion, but I can't resist. On the far left is Benoni Beheyt in the World Champion's jersey he won in 1963. He beat a certain Rik van Looy in the sprint, depriving van Looy of his...
02-17-24, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By purpurite

Thanks for murdering this wonderful thread, guys....

Thanks for murdering this wonderful thread, guys. Geesh.


EDIT: looks as if the insane bickering on this thread has been removed, thereby making this post also look insane. At least it was...
02-17-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By obrentharris

In fact Jacob's bike which Rob referenced above...

In fact Jacob's bike which Rob referenced above is equipped like this.

I can tell you from experience that, if one works carefully, the Weinmann levers can be bent so that there is less reach...
02-17-24, 03:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By 3alarmer

..this was a pretty commonly done modification,...

..this was a pretty commonly done modification, and for exactly this reason, the addition of a QR to the system.
02-17-24, 12:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,086
Posted By juvela

----- guidonnets could be period correct and...

-----

guidonnets could be period correct and solve the problem
...
02-17-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By Road Fan

I'd have to bring my own "Marrakesh Express" and...

I'd have to bring my own "Marrakesh Express" and "Suite Judy Blueyes?" Queen's "I want to ride my bicycle!"

Didn't John Lennon write a song about cycling?

I always thought there should be some...
02-16-24, 11:30 PM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By 52telecaster

They are extremely good brakes.

They are extremely good brakes.
02-16-24, 10:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By steelbikeguy

Good eyes! ...

Good eyes!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48931374317_fc683632c2_b_d.jpg

Steve in Peoria
02-16-24, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By Jacob_R_59

Thanks for the comments! Actually, I have TWO Cinellis

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1284x850/img_1148_1bacc0873273f9d82e84b95b138d374542727027.jpeg
My other Cinelli. 1968 65cm Cinelli SC with Speciale Corsa decals. A repaint, it...
02-16-24, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 355
Posted By bikingshearer

Fantastic! Welcome to the Big Ol' Honkin'...

Fantastic! Welcome to the Big Ol' Honkin' Cinelli Club. As the owner of two mid-1960s 64cm SC's, I suspect you will love the way it rides. If not. you know where to find me . . . .:D
02-16-24, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By Bianchigirll

The "Poor Girls" Specialissima X-0 Argentine. ...

The "Poor Girls" Specialissima X-0 Argentine. 1988 Trofeo witht eh Formula Two tubing, looks like the RD, rims are swapped out the rest is there Suntour shifters, Miche hubs, Modolo brakes etc.
...
02-15-24, 09:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,490
Posted By Sactown_Albert

May move ride to 9 a.m. to beat the rain

I am keeping an eye on the weather and it doesn’t look like rain will arrive before the afternoon. Mornings are warming up. May be beneficial to move ride start back to our regular 9 a.m. Will...
02-15-24, 05:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By steelbikeguy

Is that Elwood in the Faema jersey? I recall...

Is that Elwood in the Faema jersey? I recall him from the wonderful 2019 gathering....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48930519848_30374fc63b_b_d.jpg

Glad that this gathering turned out...
02-15-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,063
Posted By Markeologist

Best way to distinguish between a TdF and the...

Best way to distinguish between a TdF and the Super Corsa, especially during bike boom of early 70s, is the length of the steerer as Verktyg (Chas) taught us. The SC had a longer steerer as it used a...
02-15-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,063
Posted By non-fixie

An example, as presented earlier by juvela in...

An example, as presented earlier by juvela in another thread. The seat stay has a "fish mouth" attachment, the chainstay is "domed".
...
02-15-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,864
Posted By bikingshearer

Ah, statistical confirmation, or at least...

Ah, statistical confirmation, or at least evidence, of what I had already observed: This C&V thing is an old-guy sausage-fest.
02-14-24, 04:12 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,490
Posted By SwimmerMike

On the totally tubular sticky thread people will...

On the totally tubular sticky thread people will post when they find great deals. There's a number of mail order places that occasionally have deals, I usually buy in bulk when I find a great deal...
02-14-24, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82,505
Views: 13,880,960
Posted By '02 nrs

$450. obo Chicago, IL

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/386477050636535...
02-14-24, 12:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,678
Posted By bikingshearer

As a point of comparison to show just how uniform...

As a point of comparison to show just how uniform Cinelli details weren't BITD. My blue mid-1960s SC has the remnants of world champion stripes (stickers or decals, not paint) on the fork and stays...
02-12-24, 09:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By Kontact

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/269x445/915xvhfthdl_ac_sy445__9ccaf5117a2674f7e721c7e0efa17f7606907446.jpg
This is pretty neat-o for quartz watch. $20. It will probably last...
02-12-24, 09:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By Ex Pres

Wristwatch? No You need a Terry's stopwatch...

Wristwatch? No

You need a Terry's stopwatch holder

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x700/wc_1_7e19ee3f36fcd43f0df8d9b2a8b37b8a7a34416d.jpg
02-12-24, 07:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
Posted By Peruano

Full report

It's not the full report until you tell some of the human interest stuff, like xx giving up his jersey to a young guy or someone repairing one of the Cuban counterparts bike. I guess I would have...
02-12-24, 07:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,306
Posted By iab

Judging by the ride numbers, looks like it didn't...

Judging by the ride numbers, looks like it didn't get above 3 figures. I like it, my kind of ride. I don't like a big crowd.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 704
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.