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10-17-21, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Steve B.

Very true and easy to understand how such...

Very true and easy to understand how such treatment was impossible for Iohan to obtain when he was always out on the extreme edges of civilization. He would have had to understand the issues,...
10-15-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 995
Posted By Toadmeister

I think your in the wrong forum bud....

I think your in the wrong forum bud....
10-12-21, 10:52 AM
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Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

took the amtrak up from old town-san diego and...

took the amtrak up from old town-san diego and disembarked in fullerton. ended up riding to the san juan capistrano train station but the garmin died approx 5 miles before that. took the amtrak back...
10-10-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,002
Posted By jjhabbs

1974 Raleigh Professional overview and reveal PICS INSIDE.

Hey guys,
Here is a bike I picked up a couple months ago. I never got around to doing a video till now. Pics below as well. LEt me know what you think.
...
10-09-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: October 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"The Golden Gate Park Races"
Question Man
Letters

"The Wisconsin 300" and "Broker on a Bike" (Eugene Sloane) also reflect the times and are included in the second post of...
Forum: Foo
09-30-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 424
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is my 53 1/2 year old carcass having a blast...
09-30-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,899
Posted By gugie

I can't remember all of the bikes in my...

I can't remember all of the bikes in my collection, but I do know that I need one more.
09-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,899
Posted By nlerner

I'll let you know once I sort it all out. ...

I'll let you know once I sort it all out.
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09-29-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By rccardr

Here are a couple with Open Elite rims. Great...

Here are a couple with Open Elite rims. Great rims, build up nice and true, highly recommended....
09-28-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Phil_gretz

Brooks Team Pro aroma style, comfort and easily...

Brooks Team Pro aroma
style, comfort and easily
sliding fore and aft

Randonneurs fly by
gear meticulously picked
but modern, it's not

Riding vintage steel
made Eddy Merckx the world champ
09-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By hose

Youtuber China Cycles bought one of those...

Youtuber China Cycles bought one of those recently for $3000...
09-27-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,607
Posted By John E

That depends. I have worked with both, but prefer...

That depends. I have worked with both, but prefer having a brazed-on stop, to prevent any chance of paint damage.
09-27-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By easyupbug

Third time posting this: I posted this over on...

Third time posting this:
I posted this over on the +50 forum, 65-85+ thread, when we were asked why so many steel bike showed up on the "What do old people ride...?" and he asked seemingly...
09-26-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By gthomson

Very nice poem, couldn't agree more. I'm going to...

Very nice poem, couldn't agree more. I'm going to bring this down into the gutter a little but when I think of C&V bikes, the term "bike porn" comes to mind because I can scroll through Pinterest...
09-24-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 925
Views: 171,787
Posted By johnnyace

This beautiful Nagasawa track bike showed up as I...

This beautiful Nagasawa track bike showed up as I was waiting for my wife at the coffee shop post-ride. Dura-Ace high flange track hubs, Nitto seatpost and stem, Sugino cranks, Chris King headset. I...
09-23-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 995
Posted By Korina

Have you met Iohan?

If you haven't met Iohan Gueorguiev, you need to. Be aware, he passed away (https://bikepacking.com/plog/iohan-gueorguiev-1988-2021/) recently at the tragically young age of 33, but the legacy he...
09-22-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By Eric F

24 miles of flat-ish tempo, including 1-1/2 laps...

24 miles of flat-ish tempo, including 1-1/2 laps with the go-fast group at the Rose Bowl before needed to head home. I could definitely feel my recent lack of time on the bike. Power is down, and...
09-21-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

meant to ride either palos verdes peninsula or...

meant to ride either palos verdes peninsula or malibu/sammos on the old, heavy steel '85 pinarello but decided
spur of the moment to investigate the sart east of imperial. wanted to actually go all...
09-21-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,504
Posted By Barry2

CoOp

Please do find a Bike CoOp in your area.
If you have enough of it, they may even collect it from you.

Barry
09-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 507
Posted By DooberD

That would be great Joe, except the Mrs might...

That would be great Joe, except the Mrs might make me sleep in the garage instead!
09-14-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1990) Comparison of Steel Frame Assembly Methods

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Replies: 20
Views: 669
Posted By alcjphil

My guess is that the Shimano derailleurs were...

My guess is that the Shimano derailleurs were installed because they shift far better than the Campagnolo derailleurs of the same era. It was very common for bikes to have a mix of components at that...
09-06-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Kabuki12

Yup! Show up anyway and enjoy the Ride rogue...

Yup! Show up anyway and enjoy the Ride rogue style. I am sure Linn's will be open and the coast is ALWAYS there. It sounds like there will be more than a few folks riding around and making use of a...
Forum: Foo
09-06-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,196
Posted By jon c.

Yuengling was one of those relatively unknown old...

Yuengling was one of those relatively unknown old PA brands when I was a kid. When we were in our teens there was a local store that didn't check ID and always had a $2/case special on the PA beers....
09-03-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By gugie

Cancelled? Did we cancel the ride when the...

Cancelled? Did we cancel the ride when the German's bombed Pearl Harbor?

The Tourica gruppeto leaves the station a week from Monday. 5 guys, 5 days, 400km, then 2 days in Cambria to do FauxRoica....
09-01-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By jonathanf2

20 miles last night with the weekly DTLA riding...

20 miles last night with the weekly DTLA riding group. We rode from DTLA to LA's Thai Town and then sprinted back to downtown on Sunset Blvd. cutting through Little Tokyo and then ending at the Art...
08-31-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

45-spot starting in escondido and heading west on...

45-spot starting in escondido and heading west on harmony grove rd. hung a right on questhaven rd and grabbed that nearly a mile's worth of dirt.
it had rained a little in the last few hours so it...
08-31-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

classic. that's my shop. the owner, chuck, and...

classic. that's my shop. the owner, chuck, and martin (mar-teen) that's usually behind the sales counter do a nice job.
lived a block away next to the ne corner of adams and oregon for 6.5 years....
08-29-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By CAT7RDR

Just for kicks and giggles I mapped a loop route...

Just for kicks and giggles I mapped a loop route into Skyline and coming out of Black Star Cyn.
Note: Green River Rd maxes out at 25% but it does not last long.

Looks like a possibility with my...
08-28-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

there are some decent grades and punchy moments...

there are some decent grades and punchy moments in the immediate area of the 15 fwy corridor from escondido
on the south end up to the border patrol checkpoint to the north.

nearby de luz area is...
08-27-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By mars2020

I'm working at JPL but I never brought my bike to...

I'm working at JPL but I never brought my bike to work... I'll need to start to bike to work when we get back to the office. It's 25 miles one way for me.
08-27-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By Eric F

15mi/1600' hot, dirty, singlespeedin' on my...

15mi/1600' hot, dirty, singlespeedin' on my typical route to Cherry Canyon. No hurry. Took it as easy as possible on the climb, and enjoyed the smooth and groovy singletrack descent. Feeling...
08-27-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
Posted By Litespud

god, if you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it. For...

god, if you’re not enjoying it, don’t do it. For me, solo rides are “me time” - I ponder whatever comes to mind, I talk to myself, I chill, but most of all, I enjoy simply being on the bike. Group...
08-26-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,104
Posted By Ferguron

First 75 Mile Ride

I am 52 years old.

Just as I was approaching 50 I went to a mandatory health screening for my job…and got a number of bad pieces of information - high blood pressure, most notably. I was scared...
08-25-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

it got hot on that lake wohlford climb. see what...

it got hot on that lake wohlford climb. see what happens when you start at 12:30pm in august? serves me right.
got a little overheated and was contemplating turning around and heading along the ca...
08-25-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By Eric F

25mi / 1700' - Solo rolling on the road...

25mi / 1700' - Solo rolling on the road (Altadena-San Marino-So. Pasadena - Rose Bowl). Started at a pretty easy pace, and ramped up the intensity as my body started feeling it. Added the climb...
08-25-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

made it up to the escondido area and mixed in a...

made it up to the escondido area and mixed in a few fun roads such as the lake wohlford climb, woods valley rd, lilac rd, gopher canyon rd (eastbound)
and couser canyon (heading north) descent which...
08-24-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,063
Posted By 73StellaSX76

For the first 2-3 years when they started in Paso...

For the first 2-3 years when they started in Paso lights to be seen by were required as dictated by the CHP. I was even supplied a blinky light for the front on my first ride. I don’t think it’s...
08-24-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,063
Posted By mech986

A kickstart again to this thread with a reply...

A kickstart again to this thread with a reply copied over from CR thread. Only 3 1/2 weeks away now, but still apprehensive about whether Eroica will happen or not.

Our family will be coming with...
08-19-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By juvela

----- hello joesch - thanks very much...

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hello joesch -

thanks very much for posting these good lever photos

have seen these on a number of lower model Italian built cycles through the years but have never known a name or...
08-19-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By jonathanf2

Today I did a quick 16 miles in Griffith Park,...

Today I did a quick 16 miles in Griffith Park, the LA River and some exploratory on-road and low-key off-roading in Elysian Park. I just hopped on some of the dirt trails and explored the fire roads....
08-18-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: agree that the bicycle...

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:thumb:

agree that the bicycle your fittings came from probably was kitted very close to the blue bicycle posted by Hudson308

items in your box which would not have come with the...
08-18-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By Hudson308

Photos of frame details, as well as a measurement...

Photos of frame details, as well as a measurement of the seat post diameter will help you get an idea of the quality of the frame. Fiorelli made a wide range of bicycles, from kid's bikes to grocery...
08-18-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By juvela

----- btw - forgot to mention that...

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btw -

forgot to mention that cycles labeled Coppi are done by Fiorelli while those labeled Fausto Coppi are done by Masciaghi -

​​​​​​Produzione Cicli F.lli Masciaghi, Coppi,...
08-17-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By Eric F

10mi / 1600' - Singlespeed dirt therapy session....

10mi / 1600' - Singlespeed dirt therapy session. Brown Saddle - Millard Canyon. It was nice to do this ride in sub-90 degree heat, with a good amount of shade on the climb to Brown Saddle. Those...
08-17-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By ooga-booga

almost posted here but decided the 22-spot in big...

almost posted here but decided the 22-spot in big sur
was more appropriately placed in the northern california regional forum. ain’t no central california forum. likely wouldn't get a ton of traffic...
08-17-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By ooga-booga

cycling big sur area…

did a 22-spot from big sur (between pfieffer big sur sp to the south and andrew molera sp to the north) to bixby bridge and back. wind ferocious heading north as expected but hwy 1 a bit more “open”...
08-17-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,424
Views: 124,779
Posted By TakingMyTime

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of...

57 miles from El Dorado Park to the border of Laguna Beach. Just more generic miles.

One thing about today that didn't really hit me until I was almost home was that during the entire ride on PCH...
08-16-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By juvela

----- Valentino Extra was the very bottom of...

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Valentino Extra was the very bottom of the line in Campag rear mechs of its day

the companion front mech is also called Valentino


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08-16-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 21,063
Posted By Brad L

My training was going well until mid-July. I'd...

My training was going well until mid-July. I'd worked my way up to 60+ hilly miles and then promptly caught a stomach bug that played havoc with my fitness level. The symptoms were similar to Covid...
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