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07-22-21, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process....

JRA today, but still got 50+ in the process. First ride on the Casati in forever - enjoy!
...
07-22-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,801
Posted By bulgie

No, Max frames are heavy because a Max tubeset is...

No, Max frames are heavy because a Max tubeset is heavy. It's possibly a good choice for a very large sprinter, but even for that guy, I think large diameter round tubes would be better than the...
07-20-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,418
Views: 429,848
Posted By Roger M

Not so much vintage bike wrenching, but working...

Not so much vintage bike wrenching, but working on a carrier solution for said vintage bicycle. In preparation for Cino, I needed to come up with a way to haul our tandem. In the past I put it on the...
07-17-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,267
Posted By botty kayer

Thread dredge, but I couldn't see any other 'show...

Thread dredge, but I couldn't see any other 'show us your 753' threads, and I'd not seen this one before so enjoyed reading and seeing the bikes contained here.

I've been riding and enjoying my...
07-17-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By krakhaus

Thanks. Yeah, here's a few of my recent and not...

Thanks. Yeah, here's a few of my recent and not so recent work. Not much in the way of cycling stuff other than this Rita Hayworth. I'd like to do more cycling related pieces....
07-17-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 188
Posted By krakhaus

A painting in honor of Merckx and Sercu

I've been doing pop art portraits for about 20 years, and I've been wanting to do this one for a long time. I was hoping to complete it before his stage record was officially broken. Cheers to the...
07-15-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By thinktubes

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to...

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to this thread in a while, in spite of riding a lot. My old iphone had gotten so rickety, that the battery would be dead after 25 miles. Got a new phone,...
07-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By Andy_K

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and...

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and while there I rode a wonderful loop down U.S. 101 to Newport, out along Yaquina Bay to Toledo, up Highway 229 along the Siletz River and back down 101 --...
07-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17,535
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Tested out both my new camera and the new...

Tested out both my new camera and the new non-indexed approach to shifting the Davidson's FD. Beautiful day for around 40 miles of smooth trail with little wind in either direction. The FD shifts...
07-14-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,132
Posted By johnnyace

I resemble these two sentences.

I resemble these two sentences.
07-08-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,416
Posted By non-fixie

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really...

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really enjoying this year's edition so far. Not in the least because these two moved their game to the road:
...
07-06-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,506
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The sun never sets on my building / rebuilding...

The sun never sets on my building / rebuilding 'empire.' ;)
07-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By obrentharris

1959/60 Olmo Professional - 60cm

For sale - my 1959/60 Olmo Professional. Beautiful original paint, chrome, decals for a 60+ year old Italian bike.
Seat tube 60cm center to center. Top tube 56cm center to center.
Complete bike...
06-28-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,749
Posted By TullySteve

Well we got it out in good reusable shape!...

Well we got it out in good reusable shape! Combination of the Sheldon Brown tool, overnight soaking in canola, and my LBS used a version of your method to clamp a regular large adjustable wrench to...
06-26-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By johnnyace

FS: 1964 Bianchi Gran Premio - 22"

My new bike friend, that I just purchased my Gitane TdF from, has a 1964 Bianchi Gran Premio that he would like to sell. He doesn't have a BF account, and isn't interested in starting one, so I said...
06-26-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,749
Posted By Charles Wahl

TullySteve: My mid-70s Peugeot PX-10 has what...

TullySteve: My mid-70s Peugeot PX-10 has what looks to be the same cup as you've pictured, so it's almost certainly a Stronglight, French threaded; but I'd still try to check from the inside of the...
06-26-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,749
Posted By Andy_K

If you take a picture from the non-drive side...

If you take a picture from the non-drive side with the proper lighting, you may be able to see enough threads to judge which way they go. I did this once years ago, but I donít remember how. It looks...
06-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Mushrooom

53cm Conti with complete Galli groupset

Here’s a wonderful example of detailed and meticulous Italian craftsmanship at its best: the Conti Designer (probably 84). The history of this bike and its rarity are so cool that they add a little...
06-20-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By jimmuller

Wow, great stuff here, great riding. northbend,...

Wow, great stuff here, great riding. northbend, wonderful ride! Bianchigirll that is a fascinating Cornelo. How do you carry that lantern on that bike? :)

We took the tandem out for 33 miles...
06-20-21, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

It wasn't easy but I won another Lantern La Rouge...

It wasn't easy but I won another Lantern La Rouge today!! :p Wasn't really feeling like doing anything but made myself get out and schlepp around a bit and felt much better. My app is messed up...
06-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By northbend

Had a pretty good turnout (10 riders!) for a ride...

Had a pretty good turnout (10 riders!) for a ride up Sunrise Road at Mt. Rainier N.P. on Saturday.

The Sunrise Road is one of the classic climbs in Washington State. It’s really a special ride in...
06-18-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Hobbiano

But be sure you don't forget to un-hook the chain...

But be sure you don't forget to un-hook the chain before you ride away.
06-17-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 28,121
Posted By Roger M

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06-16-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 216,844
Posted By Flatforkcrown

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Pic of 30mm corsa g+. I donít know if they actually...
06-16-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I...

OK, my turn. Itís hard to express how excited I was to get together with friends and re-approximate bike life from the Before Times. I came up with the idea (as most of these ride ideas do) in the...
06-16-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By road195

Vintage Pedal Primer?

Good day; I got my new vintage ride, a 72 Gitane Tour De France. I wanted to get a understanding in elementary terms on pedals. The pedals I have are Campagnolo Nuovo Record. so if I want toe clips...
06-15-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Doug Fattic

There are 2 ways to design a frame. The most...

There are 2 ways to design a frame. The most common is to select what the company or builder thinks will make the best handling bike. The rider now fits himself into its cockpit. In other words he...
06-15-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By curbtender

I was riding up that section in the 70's and...

I was riding up that section in the 70's and watched as a helicopter lifted and placed an array of ditched and wrecked cars alongside the road. That downhill is an E ride...
06-15-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By gugie

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer...

From left to right, Doctorate in Computer Science, Doctorate in English, Medical Doctor, and a guy we call Doc
...
06-15-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By rccardr

But let's face it, how does life get any better...

But let's face it, how does life get any better than this?
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_4316_e26ce41c742d4ea0efdc8b10f080de0af3eae378.jpg...
06-15-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By rccardr

There were some ...

There were some
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And some breakfast nachos...
06-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,314
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey from ebay/CL finds

So I couldn't resist this, chrome, good shape, my size, Campy HS, RDO's and CC rear brake.

Off to Bainbridge island I go, Cannonball run.

Great guy, we talk, he wasn't any more sure about it...
06-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By nlerner

As gugie noted, I started in Boston: ...

As gugie noted, I started in Boston:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x958/1e3090a2_ff42_4a2b_af75_8cf2c10c5588_134b62553271f821376111b342b7446d97e432b7.jpeg

I took the...
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,494
Posted By gugie

5 guys, 5 days, 500km in Virginia

Back in the beginning of the year, Spaghetti Legs sent out an email to the usual suspects titled "Bustin' out in 2021", anticipating vaccines, ability to travel, etc. sometime in the late...
06-15-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,812
Posted By Roger M

"Check out my 7/8/9 speed...

"Check out my 7/8/9 speed briftets/ergos"
06-15-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,812
Posted By cudak888

Sorry, Gugie...you should see my collection of...

Sorry, Gugie...you should see my collection of e-bikes.

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...
06-15-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,812
Posted By non-fixie

"That should be a separate forum"

"That should be a separate forum"
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
06-13-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By ascherer

Yesterday's ride of about 33 miles covered 4...

Yesterday's ride of about 33 miles covered 4 boroughs and 4 bridges: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx; Manhattan Bridge, Pulaski Bridge, Triboro Bridge, High Bridge. Coffee and snack at the...
06-13-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By AJI125

Waterton Canyon

Nice ride up Waterton canyon this morning except for the mud (34m/1300í). Itís about 6 miles gradual uphill with no cars except Denver Water maintenance trucks. Theyíve apparently been doing dust...
06-12-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,917,654
Posted By fabiofarelli

The wind came from north-west so ... ...

The wind came from north-west so ...

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A chapel ...
06-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,380
Posted By steelbikeguy

great to see Brian memorialized! He did some...

great to see Brian memorialized! He did some great work. There was a Hetchins displayed at the 2018 Classic Rendezvous event that he painted. It is classic Brian in regards to the color...
06-11-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,689
Posted By non-fixie

Not sure how big the "Bay Area" is. Having some...

Not sure how big the "Bay Area" is. Having some experience with Americans, it's probably a lot bigger than I think. :)

So, the Retro Tour of Flanders would be my suggestion. Lots of paved routes,...
06-11-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,689
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, I was one of those. I started the SlowPoke...

Yeah, I was one of those. I started the SlowPoke series which featured non-Homeric distances and route profiles, reasonable pace and regular regrouping. In other words, the kinds of rides I do...
06-10-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,689
Posted By genejockey

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert,...

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert, and lazy to boot.
06-10-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1989) Shimano Dura-Ace 8s (7400) and Deore XT-II 7s (M730)

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06-10-21, 06:05 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 11,083
Posted By Motorhead69

All signed up and getting myself back in shape.

I signed up a few weeks ago, and told my brother I was coming to visit him to do this ride. He ended up signing up and buying a bike to ride as well.

I'll be riding the bike I hand built over...
06-09-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 452
Posted By unworthy1

I am the guy who donated that to Street Level (or...

I am the guy who donated that to Street Level (or whatever they call themselves besides "My Favorite Co-op") so,,,,if you want a few of the parts I stripped off (partial brakes, a Simplex RD and...
06-07-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Roger M

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

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The "before" shot
Update:

I was going to pitch it, after Charles said...
06-07-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,663
Posted By djkashuba

Nice documentation gaucho777. Also got to talk...

Nice documentation gaucho777. Also got to talk bike with obrentharris and verktyg . It was also great to see lots of youngsters soaking up the vintage steel. So much of what is laid out on this site...
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