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09-13-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,499
Posted By pepperbelly

My pedals arrived today. They have sealed...

My pedals arrived today. They have sealed bearings, are aluminum and have studs so my shoes wonít slip. I did a quick half mile and they feel good.

Ok-back to the speakers. 😎
09-13-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 948
Posted By jamesdak

:thumb: They really aren't. ...

:thumb: They really aren't.

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Of course I'll me the first to admit I spend...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 240,829
Posted By robbyville

itís a great riding bike Iím sure! To get more...

itís a great riding bike Iím sure! To get more hot, assuming you donít care about keeping it 100% timely, look at some of the newer saddles which are hot and more comfortable and perhaps wheels.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 240,829
Posted By Phatman

What is going on with the bike fits on these two...

What is going on with the bike fits on these two bikes? The Specialized has the seat slammed like a bmx bike, but the stem is a 120 with 50mm of spacers underneath. Just FYI, you don't have to...
09-11-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 851
Posted By dedhed

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate

carry a pump, deflate as needed, reinflate
09-10-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,273
Posted By rsbob

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One yellow bar tape deserves another. Did not do...
09-10-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Great looking whatever that is, nice!

:thumb: Great looking whatever that is, nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 240,829
Posted By NitroExpress

Waterford 2200

This is a Waterford 2200 / Road Racing Frame, built in December of 1999. Cranks, Velo Orange Grand Cru Drillium 34 x 48. Velo Orange Sealed Bearing Bottom Bracket. Genetic pro Track Pedals w/ Clips....
09-10-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By Hoffsta

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Mystery Bianchi

Hey there! Can anyone help...
09-10-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,687
Posted By WhyFi

Um, yeah - how else is it going to properly...

Um, yeah - how else is it going to properly interface with your underwear?
09-09-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,357
Posted By PeteHski

Thatís right, Iím literally going to live forever...

Thatís right, Iím literally going to live forever with infinite cash.
09-09-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By francophile

Soon not to be mine, I hope. Saw this...

Soon not to be mine, I hope.

Saw this recently at a good price, dropped some coin and elbow grease into refreshing it so it gets the life it always deserved to have in the 1st place.
Wanted to...
09-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,997
Posted By KLOSHE

they make the mountains look bigger. ...

they make the mountains look bigger.
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09-08-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,981
Posted By Koyote

Interesting question! Itís never been asked...

Interesting question! Itís never been asked around here before. Canít wait to see the responses.
09-06-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,357
Posted By PeteHski

Pride in ownership and Shimano are not really...

Pride in ownership and Shimano are not really things I would normally equate. Shimano make great stuff consistently, but it just doesn't do much for my pride. Campag however might work on that...
09-05-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,843,305
Posted By WGB

A bit of a quizz. Who recovered this saddle?...

A bit of a quizz.

Who recovered this saddle? Very impressive work, I'd never seen one of his rebuilds before. If I hadn't just broke in a saddle with all the pain that meant, I'd be in.
...
09-03-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,997
Posted By jamesdak

No problem, all my rides from the past 3 or 4...

No problem, all my rides from the past 3 or 4 years are on Strava. You just have to find them, LOL!!!

I just pulled down my lightest steel bike and retaped the tapping valvestems that are so...
09-03-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,887
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Bike Forums: Where pudgy old men who spend...

Bike Forums: Where pudgy old men who spend thousands of dollars on bicycles, but only dozens of dollars on flat pedals and walking shoes are vastly overrepresented. Good times, good times.
09-01-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,576
Posted By livedarklions

I'd rather hit my knee with a hammer than read...

I'd rather hit my knee with a hammer than read that.
08-31-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By DMC707

Twin DeBErnardi's and a Colnago Super ...

Twin DeBErnardi's and a Colnago Super


https://i.imgur.com/sgk5WEf.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/siDBV1X.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/T5IMe7Y.jpg
08-30-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,693
Posted By DMC707

Looks like a more modern compact type bar with a...

Looks like a more modern compact type bar with a flat transition from tops to hoods ! - i like it

I always use this old DeRosa as my example of an old bike made "current" also ---- i know most...
08-29-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,357
Posted By Brad L

I picked this up last week. Itís an early 1950s...

I picked this up last week. Itís an early 1950s Ciclo Piave Modello Speciale with Cambio Corsa. ...
08-27-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By bargo68

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the...

Depending on how decent, maybe buy it, strip the group and save it for a better frame? Keep the 'dent' frame as a spare or sell it.
08-26-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By bargo68

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V,...

I know this thread is about 'brifterized' C&V, but I could not resist showing off my go-faster. Full 6400 tri color 8 speed group with Mavic Reflex.
I LOVE this bike!...
08-25-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,197
Posted By Sy Reene

My support vehicle has this stuff. Is this a...

My support vehicle has this stuff. Is this a serious question?
08-25-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,778
Posted By SJX426

A cascade of them. ...

A cascade of them.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50333314988_d0f9499307_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jFMoXE)P1030684 (https://flic.kr/p/2jFMoXE) on Flickr

Look left.
08-25-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 709
Posted By merziac

:popcorn Forged dropouts ;)

:popcorn Forged dropouts ;)
08-23-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,843,305
Posted By thumpism

Early Volpe! ...

Early Volpe!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2300739176737382
...
08-23-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,843,305
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/83186254...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/831862544180162
...
08-23-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 211,648
Posted By Maelochs

So Ö. Today was a perfect day, in that is was...

So Ö. Today was a perfect day, in that is was lightly overcast with no real sun and no real clouds, so there was neither threat of heat stroke nor of downpour.

I went out for a short ride shortly...
08-19-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 595
Posted By orcas island

Another LeChampion pickup

A friend grabbed this Motobecane LeChampion for me today. Bought sight unseen from a Craigslist ad with no photos. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it was a 1972, reasonably intact and...
Forum: Foo
08-19-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,685
Views: 174,783
Posted By Deal4Fuji

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akz2efTdJ-E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Akz2efTdJ-E
08-19-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By Drillium Dude

Sacha liked to help, too :) ...

Sacha liked to help, too :)

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DD
08-18-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By SJX426

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50997914322_52...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50997914322_52f46a36dc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kGvDbS)P1040757 (https://flic.kr/p/2kGvDbS) on Flickr...
08-18-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Road Fan

I still want a Silca Super Pista.

I still want a Silca Super Pista.
08-18-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By juvela

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...verily, life is rough all...
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By TugaDude

I don’t remember a Le Champion up for sale in my...

I don’t remember a Le Champion up for sale in my city. I own a Grand Jubile and a Grand Record and both are great bikes. I’m sure this one is even better with its pedigree.
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By repechage

26.8 seatpost! Light gauge tubing there! +++ ...

26.8 seatpost! Light gauge tubing there! +++
Hot Rodded brakes... good solution.

bike really needs a drive train clean, do that and the value will rise.
too bad on the dying chrome plated...
08-17-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By T-Mar

A black Volpe with those graphics and SunTour X-1...

A black Volpe with those graphics and SunTour X-1 components should be a 1991 model. The serial number will provide corroboration.
08-16-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,813
Posted By GraemeB

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By orcas island

That is a beautiful bike, in a popular size. The...

That is a beautiful bike, in a popular size. The most eye-catching color scheme that Motobecane came up with (in my opinion).
I agree with the $600- $700 price range. A buyer looking for that...
08-12-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 63,924
Views: 9,843,305
Posted By thumpism

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/31450044...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3145004479068151
...
08-12-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,237
Posted By SoccerBallXan

ďThereíll be a choice of drivetrains, either...

ďThereíll be a choice of drivetrains, either 12-speed SRAM eTap electronic shifting or a Nivex rear and Rene Herse lever-operated front derailleurĒ

:D:D

Some of this article reads like a bad...
08-12-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,260
Posted By kcjc

My favorite also. I also like the simplicity...

My favorite also. I also like the simplicity Mavic. Dura Ace 7400 & Suntour Superbe Pro is up there also.
...
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By juvela

----- wow - no shortage of plusses here ...

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wow - no shortage of plusses here :thumb:

marque, model, era, original finish, original kitting, no damage, great condition

will estimate six and one half hundreds

shall look...
08-12-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By SJX426

Flatforkcrown - gave you a like because of the...

Flatforkcrown - gave you a like because of the condition of the bike. Very much like most of mine and as jealous as I get when looking at the pristine bikes posted, reality is in the ride and the...
08-09-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By SJX426

OK, I though 10 speeds were not in the scope of...

OK, I though 10 speeds were not in the scope of this forum! Here is mine. It was purchased as a frame set. Currently 2x10. Mostly Record 10 speed frankenbike....
08-08-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,553
Posted By machinist42

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed...

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed and flat bars..." is uglifaction enough?
08-07-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,260
Posted By datlas

Campagnolo C Record ...

Campagnolo C Record


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08-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By EricWade

This is the head of the household. Her name is...

This is the head of the household.
Her name is Ripley. Very spoiled. ...
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