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01-17-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 927
Posted By Romany275

Pretty sure they were racing through a town...

Pretty sure they were racing through a town called Malice.
12-27-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm pretty stoked to see others trying to figure...

I'm pretty stoked to see others trying to figure out options here! In my opinion MAX can suck an egg so that's out, I have Peacock at least. Maybe I'll try Flobike, I like how they were showcasing...
12-27-23, 02:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By diphthong

heard. my halcyon daze of waking up at 3:30am (on...

heard. my halcyon daze of waking up at 3:30am (on the west coast) to watch big mountain stages of the grand tours and the occasional classic are over. def follow the live text of procycling.com and...
12-26-23, 10:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By slcbob

I travel enough and I won't travel without a VPN....

I travel enough and I won't travel without a VPN. So the marginal cost is $0.
12-17-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By Shadco

So I will be reaching out to my British friends....

So I will be reaching out to my British friends. Guess I will keep my vpn sub.

.
12-16-23, 06:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By slcbob

Ok, then. Discovery + it is. Thanks for the...

Ok, then. Discovery + it is.

Thanks for the catalog triage, Chicago Al . I have not been exploiting the hospice period but may squeeze in a few in the remaining days.
12-15-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,756
Posted By jsxcsnow

I agree with all you have said. I've also been...

I agree with all you have said. I've also been watching lots of the documentaries. What worries me about "Max", all it says is live. Nothing about replays or on demand. Right now on Max you can only...
12-02-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By norskagent

Here are some current pics, cleaned up, etc.: ...

Here are some current pics, cleaned up, etc.:
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20231201_165403_535eab210016a990e04552e85007d6ed78af74d8.jpg...
Replies: 33
Views: 1,731
Posted By ScottCommutes

I'm clueless about vintage bikes, but a couple of...

I'm clueless about vintage bikes, but a couple of thoughts:

The price might be set high to keep away the lowballers
Interesting that that bike appears to be parked in the world's cleanest garage,...
11-20-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,070,179
Posted By cjefferds

Here is my recently acquired 1984 Stumpy Sport....

Here is my recently acquired 1984 Stumpy Sport. Bone stock original right down to the tires....
10-26-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 283,699
Posted By Hummer

Schwinn Greenville

This serial number is for a frame made at Schwinn's Greenville, Mississippi facility. You have the date correct, the letter "I" is for the 9th month, September and the 6 is for 1986 year of...
10-15-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 384,929
Posted By cooperryder

The Schwinn Cimarrons are such cool bikes. ...

The Schwinn Cimarrons are such cool bikes.

I've had a couple of them over the years and really liked them.

Both were 23" frames and were a bit tall for my likes so I moved them on.

Maybe 4...
10-14-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 384,929
Posted By clarkbre

After scrolling this entire thread, I am loving...

After scrolling this entire thread, I am loving these setups! I'm currently building a '93 Trek Antelope 830 and wanted more of a "Cafe Cruiser", "Comfort" or "Dad Bike" instead of the traditional...
10-11-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Hummer

Periodic table of Professional Cycling

Found this poster. I do not know if it has been posted of BF before.

...
10-06-23, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 511
Posted By RCMoeur

(looks around current bicycle work area for...

(looks around current bicycle work area for high-capacity air compressor, finds none, goes back to screwdriver + cleaner)
10-05-23, 04:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By 100bikes

Note: I have no more connection to the Copake...

Note: I have no more connection to the Copake Auction than any other attendee.

I have been to a number of Copake Auctions( and the swap meet the day before) and
have also been an absentee bidder....
10-01-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,778
Posted By steelbikeguy

Skip's custom Monti Special Skip has a...

Skip's custom Monti Special

Skip has a separate thread about this bike... go check it out (link?), but the short story is that he built this frame in a class he took with the esteemed Doug...
09-22-23, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By merziac

Huh, well they wrote the book on bikes for over...

Huh, well they wrote the book on bikes for over 50 years until they didn't, they imploded all on their own and no watered down version of them sold in Canada would have helped.

Few bike companies...
09-21-23, 11:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By alcjphil

Back when I was racing I was often the designated...

Back when I was racing I was often the designated team leader. That was fine sometimes, but I always wanted to return the favour to my teammates when I could. Sepp Kuss had been an unflinching team...
09-19-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By GrainBrain

Thank you Sepp Kuss!

Sepp getting into the break is what the Pinot-Gaudu-Uran-Woods etc of cycling must absolutely dream of. Though I'm still suspicious that there was more then just a "whoops" thing going on for Sepp...
09-19-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By MinnMan

Great accomplishment comes with great egos, but...

Great accomplishment comes with great egos, but what we just saw was the opposite of what you portray. It was the process of some unbelievable alpha-riders gradually coming to grips with an...
09-19-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By slcbob

Yes, it makes them special. Just like all the...

Yes, it makes them special. Just like all the team sports superstars. Or maybe a little more.

There's an inherent amount of give and take in just about any sport. Target wide receiver A and that...
09-18-23, 10:47 PM
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Views: 13,891,466
Posted By georges1

nice base for a great restoration project

nice base for a great restoration project
09-18-23, 10:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By downtube42

You know, Sepp could have been ordered to give up...

You know, Sepp could have been ordered to give up the jersey after a couple days in the spotlight, returning to super domestique duties. I'm sure he would have done that without question, and gone...
09-18-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By scottfsmith

I also heard about those comments from Jonas...

I also heard about those comments from Jonas somewhere.. it further increases my opinion of him, a real class act. Primoz is more the classic GC rider: me-me-win-me.

Of course we all know that...
09-18-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By thin_concrete

So, so very happy for Sepp. A class act all the...

So, so very happy for Sepp. A class act all the way and I couldn’t ask for a better person to put the US back on the top spot of a grand tour podium. GCKuss baby!!
09-18-23, 01:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,230
Posted By diphthong

helluva last stage of la vuelta. that breakaway...

helluva last stage of la vuelta. that breakaway of ganna, groves, costa, denz, kšmna and remco was the stuff cycling dreams are made of.
there's a few reasons why la vuelta is my fave gt. the...
09-17-23, 06:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By teejaywhy

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1603x861/untitled_8b4c58d984db2412932333ff4d83c4071ba1918f.jpg
09-17-23, 04:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By slcbob

Well dayum. Happy Sepp-tember. BTW,...

Well dayum.

Happy Sepp-tember.

BTW, Google Creeper fed me an article covering the lady who feeds him cake. He and Noemi Ferre were married in Oct 2022 in Andorra. She is a potent pro cyclist in...
09-16-23, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By GrainBrain

Valter in red and green for Hungarian national...

Valter in red and green for Hungarian national champion, van baarle in red for Dutch(Netherlands) (Dutch right?) national champion. Sepp Kuss in red after he was anointed Vuelta over all champ after...
09-11-23, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By MinnMan

Also, let's not forget the immense success of...

Also, let's not forget the immense success of Pogacar/UAE and MVDP/Alpecin in the spring races. GT aren't everything.
09-10-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By MinnMan

Well, some years back we were all bemoaning the...

Well, some years back we were all bemoaning the dominance of Sky/Ineos, so there's that. also, both the riders and the riding style of J-V are much more appealing.

PLUS, it looks like an...
09-06-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By Sedgemop

North Shore Century September 10th Evanston, IL

https://evanstonbikeclub.org/nsc

Is anybody around here doing this ride? I've done the century a couple times, and it's a fun easy ride. Looks like I'm doin' it this year. Putting a little group...
09-05-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,230
Posted By GrainBrain

Soler, Vlasov delivered very good TTs along with...

Soler, Vlasov delivered very good TTs along with Almeida. Ayuso waiting to come good. Lots of riding still to go, Remco's really going to get beat up by every team. I have a good feeling Roglic's...
09-05-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,669
Posted By HeyItsSara

It's definitely very exciting to have a fellow...

It's definitely very exciting to have a fellow American racing at this level!
08-30-23, 02:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By Shadco

GCN+ + vpn. .

GCN+ + vpn.

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08-22-23, 09:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,815
Posted By noglider

Iím so sorry to hear that. A couple of years ago,...

Iím so sorry to hear that. A couple of years ago, I totally switched from IT to K-12 education. I see a lot of problems, and people are leaving the field faster than we are entering, but Iíll...
08-22-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,815
Posted By smontanaro

Interesting about weekends. I often ride with a...

Interesting about weekends. I often ride with a group on Sundays, Chicago Al is one of the regulars, along the Lakefront to McCormick Place and then to Hyde Park. I much prefer riding on city...
08-22-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By dddd

Kind of the low-cost Open Pro, the heavier and...

Kind of the low-cost Open Pro, the heavier and softer Open Sport/Elite used lesser alloy than the "pro's Maxtal, and had an unwelded sleeve joint.
08-21-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By ThermionicScott

It used to be called the "Open Sport" if that...

It used to be called the "Open Sport" if that helps you find info. :thumb:
08-19-23, 02:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,327
Posted By smontanaro

It's probably better to use your favorite search...

It's probably better to use your favorite search engine instead off the one built into the forum software. For instance:
08-18-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,012
Posted By smontanaro

Velobase is up and running. Its security...

Velobase is up and running. Its security certificate has expired. You should be able to get to the site after clicking past one or two slightly scary warnings.
08-17-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By Spoonrobot

FV-22 paint scheme still available, mullet not...

FV-22 paint scheme still available, mullet not included.

https://i.imgur.com/cBUQ3pV.jpg
08-14-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By Lattz

Shoot over a few pics, at least to see if we can...

Shoot over a few pics, at least to see if we can work out something. I'm trying to put together a decal for another member, but if yours is not something like the SOMEC PIXEL decal, it could be the...
08-14-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,401
Posted By zandoval

Here's a thread I started over 10 years ago....

Here's a thread I started over 10 years ago. Making cheap bumper sticker decals is easy. You can also make your own using helicopter tape. The decals are not exact but will do in most cases...
...
08-13-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Reynolds 531

I'm in love

I'm in love
08-06-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By kawaray

Ohhh, of course! I will do the search to find...

Ohhh, of course! I will do the search to find older posts. Thanks!
07-31-23, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By Big Block

By Australian standards of the late 1940s to mid...

By Australian standards of the late 1940s to mid 1950s, the decorative paintwork is unremarkable. All done by hand, with lining, feathers and scrolls.
There were exceptional frame painters in...
07-30-23, 12:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By P!N20

I wonder if that reward is still on offer :lol:

I wonder if that reward is still on offer :lol:
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