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08-10-22, 03:46 PM
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Posted By markk900

Grail Bike - but not in the way you might think

I finally caught a grail bike today - a Peugeot AO-8 from 1974 or 75Ö. What! Are Markís standards so out of whack a lowly entry level bike boom Pug is a grail bike?

Let me explain: I have owned...
08-09-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By curbtender

How tall are you? ...

How tall are you?
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/d/san-francisco-ed-litton-custom-local/7503801761.htmlEd Litton, Custom Local Bike, Clean & Classic, Dura Ace, 56cm - $895 (mission...
08-09-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 93,085
Posted By capnjonny

Here are the 1970 TDF and 1967 Deluxe Mixte I...

Here are the 1970 TDF and 1967 Deluxe Mixte I recently finished for the Bike Exchange. They both sold quickly to collectors, the TDF for the give away price of $350 and the Mixte for $300....
08-09-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 408
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Be careful with oven cleaners in general, some of...

Be careful with oven cleaners in general, some of them will clean the anodization right off aluminum parts!
08-08-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,521
Posted By gugie

day 3

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Saw more of the Willamette River this day...
08-08-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,521
Posted By johnnyace

More pics: ...

More pics:

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At the Biere Library in Corvallis
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08-07-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,521
Posted By gugie

Back home after a great time with 7 good friends....

Back home after a great time with 7 good friends. It got hot every afternoon, we adapted and rode early, typically ending our riding day around 1. Since the daily riding mileage was under 60 miles...
08-07-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By rccardr

My understanding is that among cocktail type...

My understanding is that among cocktail type drinks the G&T is the least injurious to your teeth because the acidity and sugar content are both fairly low.
I giess if you drink enough of them you...
08-07-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 924
Posted By The Golden Boy

This is on my latest rebuild of my 1985 Trek 620:...

This is on my latest rebuild of my 1985 Trek 620:

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The hub is a 10 speed Phil hub, spaced at 130, and...
08-07-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 924
Posted By branko_76

I have built several sets of wheels with SUN M13...

I have built several sets of wheels with SUN M13 II 700C rims with stainless steel plain gauge spokes on vintage hubs. Stainless steel butted spokes are still being manufactured as well.

Vintage...
08-06-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,638
Posted By non-fixie

Pont de Langlois, Arles: ...

Pont de Langlois, Arles:

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08-06-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bianchi84

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08-06-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By botty kayer

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's...

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's from the Empire Strikes Back.

I got my Tommasini back on the road this weekend. A few months ago I lost the front end on an oil spill while going...
08-06-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By northbend

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup...

I replaced the Brooks C15 cutaway on my Woodrup the other day with a new Swift.

Going back to good olí leather.

The C15 was comfortable in itís own way and waterproof which was why I bought it...
08-06-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By rccardr

Couple hours on the 87 Tempo with 10sp DA: ...

Couple hours on the 87 Tempo with 10sp DA:
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08-06-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By SwimmerMike

I found myself in Singapore today. So I rented a...

I found myself in Singapore today. So I rented a bike to explore a bit.
08-05-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,638
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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Maybe not iconic, but it is Thomas Jefferson...
08-05-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By jamesdak

Overcast and raining when I started to get ready...

Overcast and raining when I started to get ready for today's ride. So I put up the Kirk and grabbed the old Team USA. Turned out to be a nice morning anyway though as the storm moved on before I got...
08-05-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,638
Posted By markwesti

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca. ...

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca.
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08-05-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,638
Posted By Oldairhead

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08-05-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By SpeedofLite

"Mama, the Italians are coming!"

Teaser for Road Test/Bike Review posts next week.
You're welcome. :)
...
08-04-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By obrentharris

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots...

Great ride Randy! Your rides provide me with lots of good fuel for reminiscing. I worked at a windsurfing shop in that boathouse in 1979-80.
Brent
08-04-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19,229
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Posted By curbtender

Got in a flat ride up in Yountville. ...

Got in a flat ride up in Yountville.
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08-04-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 216
Posted By The Golden Boy

From SpeedofLite 's thread- Paul worked for...

From SpeedofLite 's thread- Paul worked for Suntour USA at the time. RIP



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08-02-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By merziac

Chapman ;) ...

Chapman ;)


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08-02-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,435
Posted By Doug Fattic

I am a framebuilder that has spread rear...

I am a framebuilder that has spread rear triangles hundreds of times in my career. The process can be reversed if one wants to take it back to original specs. It is possible to do it yourself but I...
08-01-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,346
Posted By tronnyjenkins

Sorry for the delayed response. Iíve been busy...

Sorry for the delayed response. Iíve been busy remodeling my new house and havenít had time to give much thought to the bike sale. As luck would have it, someone actually picked it up locally so I...
08-01-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By ZudeJammer

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Biked to the top of Camelback Mt. the...
08-01-22, 12:03 PM
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Views: 2,419,645
Posted By LucasHartong

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer...

Been riding around part of the Dutch IJsselmeer (lake), together with my wife. She was on a modern steed, I rode my Giant MTB Atlanta special. A simple bike, they say, but she didn't miss a beat...
08-01-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By thinktubes

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century...

Did 70 miles on Sunday - prepping for a century in early September. Beautiful day, but humid. First Jerry Ortega sighting of the year.

On weekends, there are a lot of big groups out and they...
07-31-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By jamesdak

Off my game this weekend. Both days I felt...

Off my game this weekend. Both days I felt pretty crappy in the quads, like no power. Temps have been pretty good though. Today I took the old Calfee back out. I really haven't come to terms with...
07-30-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,056
Posted By bulgie

There are various ways that have been used in the...

There are various ways that have been used in the past. In the early '70s, a couple of Italian builders I'm aware of and at least a couple British bikes I saw had Campy brake centerbolts brazed on....
07-30-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By northbend

Where I've been and where you'll find me for the...

Where I've been and where you'll find me for the next few evenings.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52250891524_426f81fea0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nBetE5)where I am spending my evenings for...
07-29-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,017
Posted By Dan Chase

Hi guys, I`m going to weigh in here - to the...

Hi guys,
I`m going to weigh in here - to the casual observer that does not have a dog in the fight its quite clear that the OP started a great thread with details of a gorgeous bike made by an...
07-29-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,017
Posted By cudak888

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing...

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing appreciation thread. Here is my contribution. 😈
...
07-29-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,292
Posted By cudak888

Some of us are involved heavily in advocacy and...

Some of us are involved heavily in advocacy and all we see is a meme that parrots the speech of entitled drivers who shout down any and all efforts for the safety of people on bicycles (or foot, or...
07-28-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By rlorenz2

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07-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was...

Randy you missed a chance at telling us that was your back yard!

Today was this yearís Birthday Ride. Seems to get longer every year. I started with some trepidation as, even though itís been a...
07-28-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 809
Posted By daverup

The fact that they said this seems to indicate a...

The fact that they said this seems to indicate a lack of experience with hookless rims. They absolutely will blow off if overinflated. A folding bead tire will usually not work, you need wire bead...
07-27-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By bulgie

Though the sides of the TT are mostly gone, the...

Though the sides of the TT are mostly gone, the stress is low there. Almost all the stress at that point is bending from the cantilevered load on the saddle, leverage-amplified by the seatpost...
07-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,214
Posted By alexihnen

A big update for the weekend. This is shaping up...

A big update for the weekend. This is shaping up to be something really special! I've seen the work that goes into a weekend like this and am in awe of the vintage bike community and its generosity....
07-27-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By Ago15

Mercet 1976 ...

Mercet 1976

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Mercet 1965...
07-27-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,214
Posted By iab

This thread needs a bump. The one bike I wanted...

This thread needs a bump. The one bike I wanted to sell is out because of some unfortunate circumstances. But this is what I plan to show.
...
07-26-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By verktyg

A Few More Frames

For me the finish on the seat lugs and stay tops has always been a sign of the quality of workmanship on a frame. Even if it's a plain production model.

My 1965 Swiss made Tigra.... Super crisp...
07-26-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By curbtender

Fernandez Ranch was deserted so I had a nice,...

Fernandez Ranch was deserted so I had a nice, quiet, ride over the hill with cool breezes making life and climbs much easier. The star thistle has spread over the years so at some point this will not...
07-25-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By northbend

Northbendís tips for surviving a PNW heat wave ...

Northbendís tips for surviving a PNW heat wave
1: Ride up to the pass and drink a big mug of cold beer. (Buy an extra in a can for the ride home)...
07-25-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By VRJAKE

1949 Gillott Spear Point ...

1949 Gillott Spear Point


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07-25-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By Ago15

Enjoy ! ...

Enjoy !

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07-24-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,886
Posted By bulgie

'80s Davidson funnybike (I built this one), steel...

'80s Davidson funnybike (I built this one), steel with composite fairing:
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07-24-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19,229
Views: 2,419,645
Posted By zookster

Rode my 1980 Raleigh Record Ace 10 speed 13.9...

Rode my 1980 Raleigh Record Ace 10 speed 13.9 miles this morning with Le Tour De Ham's "Views and Brews" ride. We visited several murals in downtown Birmingham then rode out to historic Rickwood...
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