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03-11-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Route 66

I've always been fascinated by watches and got my...

I've always been fascinated by watches and got my first when I was in the second grade. I was just amazed that a machine could be made that small. I never have more than one watch at a time and this...
03-11-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By bikamper

I prefer a good mechanical watch but as I am in a...

I prefer a good mechanical watch but as I am in a different time zone every week and need accuracy, I have two of these Casio Atomics. They are dead nuts to the second. I can also beat the hell out...
03-11-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Warbird21

Citizen sells a "Ray Mears Protough" line in the...

Citizen sells a "Ray Mears Protough" line in the UK. Smaller size, 300m, sapphire crystal, Eco-Drive power. We don't see many here in the US. I picked up a great example on the WatchUSeek forum. ...
02-07-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

GMT Master. ...

GMT Master.
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My grandfather had a tradition of gifting one of his personal...
01-31-22, 01:56 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Drillium Dude

Heuer Trackmaster in Milremo clip; the original...

Heuer Trackmaster in Milremo clip; the original cycling computer:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1402/image_d0965c3ead41e575a77fdfe78b61acde387be5d1.png

DD
01-30-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By theofam

Thereís something very right about that Zodiac....

Thereís something very right about that Zodiac. Congrats!
01-30-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Warbird21

I needed a beater Quartz, this Wolbrook Skindiver...

I needed a beater Quartz, this Wolbrook Skindiver World Timer came up, inexpensive via Ebay. Neil Armstrong wore one when he flew the X-15. I'll use mine for yard, and garage work...

...
01-17-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,718
Posted By Force

Nice! I'm building up a Le Champion and will...

Nice! I'm building up a Le Champion and will have to keep those in mind.
01-16-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,718
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I recently installed Vittoria Rallys (because...

I recently installed Vittoria Rallys (because they were all I had on hand and Mrs. PB had put a hold on bike spending) on my Lotus. While cheap and often panned, I was very pleased. I used Effetto...
01-16-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,667
Posted By 75lechamp

Finished!

Mission accomplished on the De Rosa....
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Ended up...
12-22-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Germany_chris

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I did a band swap since Iím all earth tones all...
12-21-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By CrowSeph

Here my little clocks collection. the most i...

Here my little clocks collection.
the most i wear is the Cerruti , got from an auction for a really good price and it works very precisely and also the Casio G-Shock ga2100 with the custom inox...
12-18-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By Bogester

A couple old vintage military watches and one of...

A couple old vintage military watches and one of my current wearers (Stowa flieger) ...
12-17-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,707
Posted By mprince

I've been a Silca Super Pista user for well over...

I've been a Silca Super Pista user for well over 30 years, my advice is to find a used one and recondition it. You don't need to spend $200 on a new one as you can still get parts from the "new"...
12-16-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 81,122
Posted By shoota

Iím so pumped that I can post in this thread....

Iím so pumped that I can post in this thread. Brand new to me Super Prestige. ...
12-16-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 81,122
Posted By Bad Lag

THAT is one nice bike. I can hear it calling out...

THAT is one nice bike. I can hear it calling out to me to be ridden. I mean, just LOOK at it!
12-09-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 39,887
Posted By mpetry912

by request, the Seiko "Miura", titanium spring...

by request, the Seiko "Miura", titanium spring drive GMT. This watch was the basis for the "Spacewalk" Seiko, of which 100 were made.
...
11-19-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,069
Posted By degan

I have no problem with any level of tech on any...

I have no problem with any level of tech on any sort of C&V bike, the part just has to have the right milieu. For example, a wheel with a cassette hub on a C&V bike can work because we all know there...
11-18-21, 01:38 AM
11-17-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 65,900
Posted By Maelochs

Meh .... took Ye Olde Raleigh out for a spin...

Meh .... took Ye Olde Raleigh out for a spin this evening. Turns out, it is just a bicycle.

Good thing I like bicycles.
11-16-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 433,269
Posted By Kilroy1988

Just adopted two little rascals! Tiger Lily and...

Just adopted two little rascals! Tiger Lily and Duccio.

-Gregory...
11-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,215
Posted By DMC707

Nope -- you are correct sir! I posted a pic of...

Nope -- you are correct sir! I posted a pic of my late DeRosa Professional -- even being a size too big, i could tell that it had the goods --- I will find one in my exact size again !
...
11-09-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,215
Posted By johnnyace

It's only a humble Motobecane Grand Record, but...

It's only a humble Motobecane Grand Record, but man is it a great rider. Bonus points for being heavily customized:
...
11-05-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 45,415
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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And my best two teles are in a gig bag ready to perform.
11-02-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,779
Views: 1,112,150
Posted By DQRider

Motobecanes from this era are some very classy...

Motobecanes from this era are some very classy rides. I've been lusting after a Grand Jubile in that paint scheme for years now, but haven't found one for sale when I could afford it.
However, the...
11-02-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,135
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Too late! I couldn't justify putting this bike on...

Too late! I couldn't justify putting this bike on the wall. The way I see it bikes are there to be ridden.. And I see the scratches, chips, etc. to be part of the art and also gives the bike...
11-01-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,135
Posted By FireWaterBoy

Hand Drawn Pinarello

*I'm not sure if this is the right thread to post this but didn't know where to put it*

I've always had a real love for late 90's early 00's road bikes. My dream bike was/is the Pinarello Galileo...
11-01-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,711
Posted By P!N20

Couple of vintage wool jerseys from Italy: ...

Couple of vintage wool jerseys from Italy:

https://i.postimg.cc/rpXYHtJ8/E0C94387-D6C3-4C79-9272-FDD64C604ADA.jpg

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The...
10-31-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,667
Posted By 75lechamp

Gathering components

Gathering some components for the build....

...
10-30-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,667
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: De Rosa

Hey folks, I picked up a new project - a De Rosa. This is only my second Italian bike, and somewhat of a holy grail, as I remember seeing these a lot back in the 80s. I think that is approximately...
10-28-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,067,299
Posted By SJX426

It appears that people don't visit every page, I...

It appears that people don't visit every page, I don't. Repeating images is likely and maybe acceptable. It is almost like the inverse of tagging pictures, instead we tag posts with pictures!

I...
10-26-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 433,269
Posted By billnuke1

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Max, chillinĒÖ

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10-25-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7,483
Views: 882,629
Posted By merziac

:thumb: I look at it like this, the bikes...

:thumb: I look at it like this, the bikes foundation is the frame, steel, lugged or not, filleted, whatever, rock solid for then, now and evermore.

Us, body and mind with all the sub systems,...
10-25-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,711
Posted By son_of_clyde

Didn't arrive today, but about a week ago - NOS...

Didn't arrive today, but about a week ago - NOS Stronglight X-15 headset. It'll go on a 1992 Diamondback Axis.

...
10-25-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,775
Posted By canopus

I have a campagnolo veloce triple if you want to...

I have a campagnolo veloce triple if you want to try. You might need a longer cage.
10-19-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 433,269
Posted By thinktubes

I believe it's a vintage "Crescent" speaker with...

I believe it's a vintage "Crescent" speaker with a honking big Alnico magnet. Picked it up in a film projector cab many years ago. The cone on the orignial Oxford turned to dust back in the late 80s.
10-18-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3,547
Views: 433,269
Posted By thinktubes

As long as we're doing cats & Deluxe Reverbs.... ...

As long as we're doing cats & Deluxe Reverbs....

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10-15-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,018
Posted By veganbikes

I love my 3 titanium bikes and am planning on my...

I love my 3 titanium bikes and am planning on my 4th so I obviously very clearly hate titanium. Such a smooth comfortable ride, if welded properly will last a lifetime (Ti is very much like Wu-Tang,...
10-08-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,739
Posted By Maelochs

I don't change my chains .... I create a...

I don't change my chains .... I create a positive, nurturing environment, set good examples, and wait for them to change on their own ......
10-06-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,455
Posted By livedarklions

I'd really like the explanation why entry level...

I'd really like the explanation why entry level now is better than that! "Ummmmm, homina, homina" is all that comes to mind for me.

Forgot to add--that bike is a completely hottie!
10-06-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,838
Posted By Charliekeet

IMHO that's the winner so far- I think the key is...

IMHO that's the winner so far- I think the key is there can be no redeeming aspect of the component that could make one say "but on the other hand, it..." ;)
10-06-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,838
Posted By T-Mar

In my opinion the C&V community has aleady...

In my opinion the C&V community has aleady awarded that prize. There's only one C&V bicycle component that I'm aware of, where the name of a classic horror monster is commonly used as an adjective to...
10-04-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,556
Posted By taguy4

My Mongoose Dynametric Cross 325 I finally got...

My Mongoose Dynametric Cross 325 I finally got put together working right:

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I...
10-03-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,455
Posted By atnyc

Actually, some of those $300 bikes are keeping...

Actually, some of those $300 bikes are keeping bike shops going by their constant need of adjustments and repairs, replacement parts too.
10-03-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,493
Posted By DorkDisk

Mostly 90s mountain bikes. A friend says I have...

Mostly 90s mountain bikes. A friend says I have bikes no one else wants to ride; thought it was funny but kinda true. Nobody rides 26ers in NYC
...
10-02-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,067,299
Posted By Thunderlips

LOL, I'll save those for the pinned "Who are Bike...

LOL, I'll save those for the pinned "Who are Bike Forum Members" thread...
10-01-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 874
Posted By Mr. 66

If I were to give that bike a name it would be ...

If I were to give that bike a name it would be


Peyote!
10-01-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,493
Posted By ThermionicScott

I think I have a Bianchi from every country they...

I think I have a Bianchi from every country they made them in... except Italy. :lol:
09-30-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,288
Posted By ShannonM

At what level does "love of early mountain bikes,...

At what level does "love of early mountain bikes, and American custom builders, and 531" become unhealthy?

I mean, unless one is forgoing life-saving medical care. Or beer.

--Shannon

PS: If...
09-28-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,293
Views: 3,067,299
Posted By cb400bill

Thread moved to C&V.

Thread moved to C&V.
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