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09-26-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,921
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Only 2 hands but they move ninja fast. A few...

Only 2 hands but they move ninja fast.

A few more pics:


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Bob and Thor...
09-25-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,921
Posted By davester

Day 5, by far the hardest day, with a scary...

Day 5, by far the hardest day, with a scary narrow bridge crossing, rough gravel lumber roads, steep singletrack and an exploding freewheel....
09-24-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 661
Posted By gugie

What, you donít?

What, you donít?
09-24-23, 06:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,921
Posted By Roger M

I have an idea for gugies next build ...

I have an idea for gugies next build

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09-24-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 281
Posted By Kekec1965

Post war nostalgia Part 4

Picked up this morning and couldn't wait to have a go at it. A builder that I never heard off, perhaps the living encyclopedia Mr juvela can shed some light on? Norman Pile, apparently from Exeter...
09-24-23, 08:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,625
Posted By randyjawa

I am a cast is steel (well flab is more accurate)...

I am a cast is steel (well flab is more accurate) vintage road bike fan. However......
09-23-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,507
Posted By abdon

I Hate crappy big box store bikes that go for...

I Hate crappy big box store bikes that go for stupid money. You on the other hand are a brother cyclist to me.

But this is illustrates my point, I paid about half of that for my hard tail mountain...
09-23-23, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By 52telecaster

Very cool, I didn't know ford ever had a bike...

Very cool, I didn't know ford ever had a bike racing interest. My dad and I watched the stateside coverage of lemans every year in the 60s that I can remember. It wasn't much but my dad had been a...
09-23-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By Dan Chase

Anyone headed to L`Eroica Tuscany?

Hi Guys,
Anyone from the forum headed to this years L`Eroica in Tuscany next week? I`m booked in for the medium ride on Saturday (130km) and hoping to book onto another for Sunday - I`ll be on my...
09-23-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By Markeologist

Ford; not only LeMans in 1966 but the Tour de France too!

I know Iím not the only classic bike guy who is also a classic car guy. My love of both goes back to the 1970s Ö I so wanting a blue Gitane for my 12th birthday in 1972 (and getting from my parents...
09-22-23, 01:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,131
Posted By PTL011

The First PX-10, Thoughts

Finally got my first PX-10, from the 60s all original no less. 59cm CTT and took it out for a spin. How anyone can laughingly call this a racing bike and not a touring bike for the clunker that it...
09-20-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,749
Posted By 356geoff

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1941 Umberto Dei...
09-20-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,749
Posted By hazetguy

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09-20-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,749
Posted By seedsbelize2

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The yet to be completed Maya Train high speed rail.
And a 79 Trek 930
09-19-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 7,358
Posted By AdventureManCO

Okay! In Opposite Land (the Le Grande HQ), the...

Okay! In Opposite Land (the Le Grande HQ), the Crapamount got a serious upgrade (downgrade) tonight! We are making major progress (regression, for literally every other person on the face of the...
09-19-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 22,749
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Crossing ed the Potomac, why can't this be...

Crossing ed the Potomac, why can't this be everyday ! Only bikes on the Arlington Memorial Bridge in DC
...
09-16-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 7,358
Posted By zukahn1

Got a little more horrible but still good riding...

Got a little more horrible but still good riding work done on the Jeunet zombie bike. Added a cheesy kick stand had to chop it a bit with a grind off so so actual chopping done, added a green milk...
09-15-23, 11:30 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 7,358
Posted By Andy_K

I'm hoping tomorrow will be painting day for the...

I'm hoping tomorrow will be painting day for the Smella, but in the meantime I have a bit of an amuse bouche -- not really worthy of this thread, but not entirely off topic either. I recently bought...
09-14-23, 05:20 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,923
Posted By Peruano

The frame is bent!

The frame is bent!
09-12-23, 08:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,921
Posted By nlerner

I know how to put a grin on his face: ...

I know how to put a grin on his face:

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09-11-23, 10:19 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,923
Posted By bikemig

Many thanks to USAZorro for putting this together...

Many thanks to USAZorro for putting this together and figuring out who the heck to give awards to. Plus I really appreciated the opportunity to get rid of 2 of my 3 bikes!
09-11-23, 12:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,624
Posted By Sactown_Albert

On the Hugo Rickert

I just finished the Hugo Rickert restoration a month ago. Been liking the ride so much, I tweaked the build (originally all Campagnolo SR) to make it a little more hill friendly. Using a NR RD with...
09-10-23, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By MrGastrognome

Weather couldn't have been better. Perfectly...

Weather couldn't have been better. Perfectly clear, mid 40s when I started at 8am and mid 60's when I finished around 11:30. No smoke. Last time I was up there during a fire and needed palate...
09-10-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,923
Posted By USAZorro

Well Alrighty. The judge has gone back through...

Well Alrighty. The judge has gone back through the whole thread and has been deliberating with himself for hours. I absolutely have to start by thanking all the people who participated in the thread...
09-09-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 7,358
Posted By Andy_K

The next part for the Smella arrived in the mail...

The next part for the Smella arrived in the mail today, and I got a reaction from my wife that I haven't seen since she misread the email on my order for Eroica bike shorts.
...
09-06-23, 04:22 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,923
Posted By bikemig

N minus 2

I built 3 bikes and rode each at least a 100 miles. I also got rid of two of them.

(1) The first bike I built was the 1973 Sekine SHR for the cheapo contest. I sunk a total of $38 to get the bike...
09-06-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,062
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This thread reminded me thatís itís been a while...

This thread reminded me thatís itís been a while since Iíve ridden mine. Took the De Rosa out this morning. The Deltas (5 pivot) worked fine as always. In fact I was on a short (about 1/2 mile) steep...
09-06-23, 01:55 PM
09-02-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 576
Posted By rhm

Which is why it's important to save the chromed...

Which is why it's important to save the chromed frames of trashed saddles and find someone to put new leather on them.
08-31-23, 12:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,234
Posted By juvela

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08-29-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 13,923
Posted By hazetguy

After a day of on and off rain, I headed out this...

After a day of on and off rain, I headed out this evening to get me past the required challenge 100 total kilometers.
It was raining when I started, tapered off, cleared up, rained again, all within...
08-28-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 9,700
Posted By curbtender

You had some flippers jump in the game with...

You had some flippers jump in the game with limited mechanical skills. Buyers share their distrust of the used market and there you go. And bicycle blue book tells them these bikes have little value....
08-28-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By repechage

the UCI protects the basic bike form. actually...

the UCI protects the basic bike form.
actually the scantlings now change pretty fast compared to yesteryear.
recall the banning of saddles with the ďpeacockĒ tail?
last I reviewed it was 2.5...
08-27-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By ThermionicScott

The fallout from this should be good: GCN: ...

The fallout from this should be good:

GCN: "Tilt your saddle down for more power!"

New BF posters: "I adjusted my saddle by watching an Internet video. Why do my hands hurt so much?"
08-27-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,262
Posted By abdon

It think it is mighty stupid to try to argue that...

It think it is mighty stupid to try to argue that there is one particular saddle angle that is ideal for every saddle, every geometry, every riding style, and everybody.
08-23-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By cycleheimer

It's been a really dry bike summer, which for me...

It's been a really dry bike summer, which for me is a good thing. The market is pretty beat right now. I did, however, add this to my collection this summer. It did not look like this as purchased,...
08-20-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,851
Posted By droppedandlost

what if we all bought a $1 house in the same...

what if we all bought a $1 house in the same village and turned it into a C&V mecca?
08-20-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By Insidious C.

None, until today. 73 Motobecane Le Champion....

None, until today. 73 Motobecane Le Champion. Offered $80 and told the seller he could keep the non-original wheels. Thankfully he declined the wheels as I later discovered the rear hub was a Phil...
08-20-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,492
Posted By randyjawa

Yup, coffee helps me hit my target heart rate for...

Yup, coffee helps me hit my target heart rate for the day but later on, its beer for what ales me, eh. Oh ya, I'm a Canadian...eh...
08-19-23, 07:59 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By beicster

My 1991 Mercian King of Mercia. Really digging...

My 1991 Mercian King of Mercia. Really digging this bike.
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08-18-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,851
Posted By albrt

All the super cool places we discovered over the...

All the super cool places we discovered over the years have been discovered by everybody else and are not realistic for retirement unless we win the lottery.

I live and work in Phoenix. It's...
08-18-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,947
Posted By gugie

Well, just got outboarded. Sounds like something...

Well, just got outboarded. Sounds like something the Geneva Convention outlawed, no? I wonít miss the constant corporate reworking of the English language. Reduction in force? We fired a bunch of...
08-18-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,851
Posted By 52telecaster

I needed to retire where I could afford a house....

I needed to retire where I could afford a house. That, for me, is inner city Peoria IL. I bought a house 5 years ago for 36,900 and have never looked back. I ride to gigs and can afford great tent...
08-18-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,851
Posted By SurferRosa

Comes down to weather for me, and I can't stand...

Comes down to weather for me, and I can't stand the heat. Lived in the South waaay too long.
08-18-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By eljayski

two-fer, both new and very vintage style

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08-17-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By Mr. 66

A fist full of dollars... ...

A fist full of dollars...
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08-17-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By non-fixie

No bikes for me this summer, as I need to make...

No bikes for me this summer, as I need to make some room first. Just bought a few parts for planned projects.

So, this Huissoon frame is actually just a display stand for the Daytona group I...
08-17-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,207
Posted By MooneyBloke

No. If it were the best, it would be Cromost. :D

No. If it were the best, it would be Cromost. :D
08-17-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,486
Posted By VRJAKE

2 Summer acquisitions. #1 an Erickson...

2 Summer acquisitions.
#1 an Erickson titanium bike with S&S Couplers. Came with a soft case. Equipped with Campagnolo 10-speed, including triple crank. Research indicates frame was constructed by...
08-16-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,228
Views: 2,963,425
Posted By ascherer

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Cross-posted in C&V like there's no tomorrow, once again I present Mrs....
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