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01-27-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By jjhabbs

Video from the Madison Wisconsin Bike swap. Nice haul

Hey guys,
Wonder what a $1000 bucks gets you at a swap. My buddy Cyril and I had a lot of fun. Check out the vid.

https://youtu.be/GRtn8w_ODFs
01-10-23, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By smontanaro

Ah, yes, tontonvelo.com. And you'll get to brush...

Ah, yes, tontonvelo.com. And you'll get to brush up on your high school French. ;)
01-02-23, 11:00 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By mech986

Finally, some funnies at our Bean Town stop. ...

Finally, some funnies at our Bean Town stop.

We ran into an older fellow at Beantown who regaled us with a story of his younger racer self running over a crashed cyclist during a race only to find...
01-02-23, 10:23 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By mech986

Always nice to have matching brand wool jerseys ...

Always nice to have matching brand wool jerseys
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/67c6869a_2774_4c7a_bce0_ef4f0f508e50_c21439a12d6a6eeb1aedb1086ffb2369b3d9b240.jpeg
...
01-02-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By mech986

More pics (although I didn’t take a shot of my...

More pics (although I didn’t take a shot of my Italvega this time)....
01-01-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By tmnguuyen

Here is the link to Mitch Friedman FB page for...

Here is the link to Mitch Friedman FB page for this event.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1737069073297770

Below are photos from the ride. Mitch does a much better job at taking moving...
11-11-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By jethin

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LW_s6EqOxqY

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LW_s6EqOxqY
11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By seypat

I've never understood why a person fed up with...

I've never understood why a person fed up with circumstances needs to announce they're going away. :foo:
11-03-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,189
Posted By albrt

You know what totally ticks me off? Those idiot...

You know what totally ticks me off? Those idiot vintage bike manufacturers publishing catalogs showing their handlebars set up wrong!
...
11-03-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,189
Posted By SJX426

Being a strong believer in individual freedom, I...

Being a strong believer in individual freedom, I don't have any wrt what others do as long as it doesn't threaten or harm me.
My pet peeves are related to my behaviors or thought patterns.
10-26-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,220
Posted By Kabuki12

I agree with Bartly. Although lacking in some...

I agree with Bartly. Although lacking in some areas, I had a great time. The Saturday ride with Gugie and friends was as good as the rest of the event. I am still wearing the nice Vitoria cycling cap...
10-25-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,220
Posted By Kabuki12

I took the $90 bait , so I’m in.

I took the $90 bait , so I’m in.
10-20-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,057
Posted By Thalia949

A few more pics ...

A few more pics
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f35aa051_a86e_40a1_bbf3_2f02c4b244c0_6eca9c8524566dfc4e05707bea6a123bf8d93f11.jpeg
Top of Monte Sante Marie...
10-09-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By Sestese

Manny, as always tank you very much for the...

Manny, as always tank you very much for the photos!
See you guys next month.
10-09-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By giffenf

Sorry I missed this one, looks like a great time....

Sorry I missed this one, looks like a great time. Next month (I hope).
10-05-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,057
Posted By davester

Eroica California can never come up to the level...

Eroica California can never come up to the level of L'Eroica Gaiole. It's like expecting a high school football game to equal the spectacle of the super bowl. We should just be thankful that we can...
10-03-22, 11:27 AM
09-27-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By smd4

Because he was a winning racer, businessman,...

Because he was a winning racer, businessman, innovator and inventor. Not just a “manufacturer.”
09-27-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By RWHowe

In the context of the times, the Velo-news...

In the context of the times, the Velo-news newspaper was published monthly October to March and twice a month from April through September. You might learn about frame builders around the US from...
09-27-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By RWHowe

Confente's graphics

Mario's graphics were designed by Federico Ferrari. "Fred" was an older Italian gentleman living in LA. He became friends with Mario. When Mario was preparing to leave Masi, Fred designed his...
09-27-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By Doug Fattic

I think it is necessary to evaluate Confente’s...

I think it is necessary to evaluate Confente’s work in the context of when he built frames. European frames in the 60’s and 70’s had to be made fast in order to meet the cheap market that would buy...
09-26-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,497
Posted By BillyD

Please try to let these two mature individuals...

Please try to let these two mature individuals settle their differences on their own without interference from outsiders. Thank you, and have a pleasant day! :)
09-25-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,497
Posted By gugie

I've bought and sold through the Classic and...

I've bought and sold through the Classic and Vintage Sales forum, maybe not what I'd get on eBay, but no commission, prompt payment, and the people who buy and sell here consider their reputation too...
09-25-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,497
Posted By BMC_Kid

I think without the BS that eBay has allowed to...

I think without the BS that eBay has allowed to happen, yes. The customer is not always right and should not be in a position to dictate whether or not the seller gets paid. eBay f'd this up when...
09-25-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By jamesdak

I can say for sure that the old Simplex shifters...

I can say for sure that the old Simplex shifters will cover up to an 11 speed cassette.

If you are just barely falling short with your current setup try running cable housing liner over the part...
09-24-22, 03:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,497
Posted By Vonruden

My last straw was when I sold perfectly...

My last straw was when I sold perfectly functioning TA cranks, they were then assembled by the buyer and after 20 days the buyer removed the cranks and said they were stripped. I believe they used...
09-21-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By steelbikeguy

Photos of Confente Custom Pro-Strada, 1977 ...

Photos of Confente Custom Pro-Strada, 1977
Second post of two.
The photos are from the 2018 Classic Rendezvous gathering.


bottom bracket shell and chainstay bridge...
09-21-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By steelbikeguy

Photos of a Confente-built Masi, number M5. ...

Photos of a Confente-built Masi, number M5.
There are a number of photos, so they will be spread over 3 posts.
This is the third post.
The photos are mostly from the 2018 Classic Rendezvous...
09-21-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By obrentharris

From this thread and a couple other recent...

From this thread and a couple other recent threads here and elsewhere it appears that some feel it is time to knock Confente down a notch from his celebrated status.
Some of us appreciate the lug...
08-10-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,317
Posted By mstateglfr

10 years? That's longer than many bikes here...

10 years? That's longer than many bikes here even stay in one's possession.
Seems like a win.

I drilled out a frozen river that was loose in a cannondale frame. Installing a new one was...
08-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By Mitcho

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose...

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose Bowl Vintage bike ride hope you enjoy them. Also there is a new FB page for the ride if you want to join...
08-07-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By tmnguuyen

triple digits temp ride in Pasadena

Not much socializing on my part, missed the treats at the end, my companion couldn't hack the heat....

https://i.imgur.com/s2TEgZu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/Ev4cOiT.jpg?1

Couple photos of...
08-07-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,317
Posted By lasauge

Rivnuts are perfectly fine, that's how bottle...

Rivnuts are perfectly fine, that's how bottle cage mounts get added to modern production bikes. Yes, you can spin them loose if you over-torque the bottle cage bolts - but that's not a problem easily...
07-13-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,559
Posted By joesch

I would also love to make this ride sometime in...

I would also love to make this ride sometime in the future.
Would be great to meet Joe Bell as I have several classics which he repainted.
07-11-22, 03:57 AM
07-03-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By mech986

More pics: ...

More pics:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e744ed8e_1eef_4313_a96f_6786d23947d4_0ff455e20464fd51239c3cdcd77a76349a7a0373.jpeg...
07-03-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By mech986

More pics from June, I didn’t ride today, July 3...

More pics from June, I didn’t ride today, July 3 but I’m sure pics to come soon.

...
06-23-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By Slightspeed

More from June 2022 Pasadena. ...

More from June 2022 Pasadena.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1512x851/20220605_125252_b6ed0758271902383d506bf10feb92d04a080339.jpg...
06-23-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By Slightspeed

More from Pasadena June 2022... ...

More from Pasadena June 2022...
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1512x851/20220605_111707_0f722674552ab0e12bd078cc5e9260c18ecd2932.jpg...
06-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny!...

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny! Love the addition of the “shoe roundup”!
06-12-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By Jeff Wills

Geez, I really need to get there and ride with...

Geez, I really need to get there and ride with you guys. I miss riding in the sun and warmth. (58 degrees and raining in the Portland area today.) FWIW: I grew up in South Pasadena. My first...
06-08-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,187
Posted By BFisher

My vote is for Giuseppe Saronni's red Colnago.

My vote is for Giuseppe Saronni's red Colnago.
06-07-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By steelbikeguy

good to see some folks riding in vintage shoes...

good to see some folks riding in vintage shoes too!

I understand that slotted cleats and toe straps just don't work for some folks, but I do enjoy seeing black shoes with perforated uppers,...
06-05-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 82,127
Posted By repechage

The shoe revue - I was just using a pair of my...

The shoe revue - I was just using a pair of my Vittoria 1976 shoes.

Sidis
sandles?
05-29-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 612
Posted By Aardwolf

I'm running 52-42 / 13-15-17-19-21-24-28 ...

I'm running 52-42 / 13-15-17-19-21-24-28
SunTour Cyclone Mk2 GT + Sunrace 7 speed freewheel in 127 OLD.

And I quite like poodling around in 52/13 on the flat, but then I'm only 63 :)
05-28-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 916
Posted By poprad

Put the memory in Memorial Day

Tomorrow I hope everyone can make time to visit a cemetery where some folks who served our country are laid to rest. I will have the honor of laying a wreath at the Meuse Argonne American Cemetery...
05-15-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,562
Posted By lasauge

I think I will have to bring some stuff to this...

I think I will have to bring some stuff to this next month...
05-12-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,447
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for the support! I'll look into those...

Thanks for the support! I'll look into those Veloflex. I never understood why the switch to wider tires.. cost of manufacture? Can get away with lower thread count? Modern carbon rims need coddling?...
05-11-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,432
Posted By keithdunlop

It was great seeing everyone in 2022 after two...

It was great seeing everyone in 2022 after two years of cancellations due to COVID-19! I did the long ride in 2019 on the Bottecchia, so to change things up, I rode the Nova on my newly built Ridley...
05-06-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 39,432
Posted By VRJAKE

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many...

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many have said, great friends and people to meet, beautiful area, beautiful route (the 72 miler). Would do it again in spite of the organization, but may...
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