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09-13-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 948
Posted By Flatforkcrown

ok, but why are the drops so clean?

ok, but why are the drops so clean?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 240,829
Posted By Flatforkcrown

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern...

looks good. Eventually I want to put a modern group on it, but I got the almost unused roval wheels for free and love how they ride. Unfortunately they are freewheel, so I’m stuck with 7 speeds until...
09-12-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,499
Posted By Flatforkcrown

That small unit or phone won’t sound like my 70s...

That small unit or phone won’t sound like my 70s pioneer turntable thru large advent speakers though.
09-12-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 211,648
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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A little over 3 miles on dirt...
09-10-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I just built myself one from a mix of parts…...

I just built myself one from a mix of parts… 11-32 9 speed back and 46-34-26 or 28 front. It’s a lugged steel frame and i probably only have 400 in it right now....
09-10-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Some upgrades… 8 speed xt rear derailer, tiagra...
09-10-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,273
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Put a new crank on my early 90s volpe. I’ve been...

Put a new crank on my early 90s volpe. I’ve been trying to make it more off road friendly, and so far have switched out the rear derailer, cranks, bottom bracket, and shifters. Went from 7 speed...
09-09-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,357
Posted By Flatforkcrown

infinite money AND time? Nice.

infinite money AND time? Nice.
09-09-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,273
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I had been having slow shifts with a rear Sachs...

I had been having slow shifts with a rear Sachs New Success derailer that I bought on eBay, so decided to take the pulleys out and clean and lube them. I soon noticed why my shifting was bad when I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 240,829
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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It’s old, heavy, and steel… but it’s what I have to...
09-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,997
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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The main reason I ride it… it’s just nice to look...
09-04-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5,046
Views: 3,559,404
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Work in progress… 1991 bianchi volpe. I swapped in...
09-03-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By Flatforkcrown

yes, and then I glue the whole thing to the rim.

yes, and then I glue the whole thing to the rim.
09-03-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,502
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Fify

Fify
09-02-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,997
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I mean, if you’re not racing and you think a good...

I mean, if you’re not racing and you think a good SLX bike is too heavy maybe you just need to ride more. I’m not pro, and until I am my vintage de Rosa isn’t what’s holding me back.
09-02-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,551,627
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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91 bianchi volpe that originally had a 7 speed...
09-02-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,887
Posted By Flatforkcrown

If you go with toe cages, leather soled dress...

If you go with toe cages, leather soled dress shoes are actually great to ride in. Nice stiff sole and will keep your feet dryer if they are fully leather inside. I prefer John lobb, but you can get...
08-31-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 50,997
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I’m a fan of all of the above, and I’m not old...

I’m a fan of all of the above, and I’m not old enough to be nostalgic about them.
08-30-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,247
Posted By Flatforkcrown

https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tyres/vittoria-...

https://www.probikekit.com/bicycle-tyres/vittoria-corsa-g2.0-road-tire-twin-pack/12344796.html

Get her these. I have the tubular version and they are the best riding tires I’ve had.
08-30-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,247
Posted By Flatforkcrown

What’s your budget? Usually the more supple the...

What’s your budget? Usually the more supple the tire the better the ride, but also the price goes up.
08-27-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Flatforkcrown

freewheel only. Also, only work with vucanized...

freewheel only. Also, only work with vucanized tires.
08-27-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Might as well add another… found this for my step...
08-27-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Flatforkcrown

oh, I wouldn’t ride those wheels or recommend...

oh, I wouldn’t ride those wheels or recommend them. I was just amazed I was able to search the words in the OP and actually find what they were looking for.
08-26-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So, I thought OP was just drunk, but I googled...

So, I thought OP was just drunk, but I googled Spock bick 26 wheelset and this was the first result.
...
08-19-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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The end should screw off by hand...
08-18-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,900
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I have a few de marchi jerseys that are 50/50...

I have a few de marchi jerseys that are 50/50 wool acrylic that are really nice, and a Richard Sachs jersey that is very lightweight and well made. The Sachs is 50/50ish wool/poly with some elastine
08-18-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I’d say the biggest tip is try to have non...

I’d say the biggest tip is try to have non threaded valve stems. Otherwise, to seat just push onto the stem as far as you’re able to. To take off if it’s tight I just grab the rim with both hands and...
08-18-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,377
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Another reason to go silca… no moving parts to...

Another reason to go silca… no moving parts to wear out in the head.
...
08-18-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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08-18-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Finally got the correct saddle at the co-op, and...
08-16-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 381,017
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Not Italian, kinda weird, but I’m excited to get...

Not Italian, kinda weird, but I’m excited to get some time on it… just picked up an early 90s volpe....
08-12-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Here’s mine… as found was a 88 de Rosa with a 7...

Here’s mine… as found was a 88 de Rosa with a 7 speed Athena group in kinda rough shape… brake lever bodies were cracked, wheels were non matching with a cheap Chinese machine made wheel on the rear....
08-09-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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08-06-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 266,478
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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He was looking extra cute here
08-03-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 15,083
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Just got this in the mail… 1940s Mido multifort....
07-30-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
07-30-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,223
Views: 717,676
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Some old bar tape ...

Some old bar tape
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07-28-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,551,627
Posted By Flatforkcrown

vintage roval tubular wheels. edit: Here’s...

vintage roval tubular wheels.

edit: Here’s pics of the wheels, and the bike with a Sachs New Success rear derailer.
...
07-28-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,963
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I just spent $100 for a bike just to get the...

I just spent $100 for a bike just to get the Sachs ergo shifters, and don’t have room for the extra bike… no way I could resist a real bargain.
07-28-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,523
Posted By Flatforkcrown

The real question is what’s your budget? You can...

The real question is what’s your budget? You can get great older bikes on Craigslist for a decent price. I have 2 bikes right now, and have spent less than $2000 total, including buying new tubular...
07-28-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8,027
Views: 2,551,627
Posted By Flatforkcrown

My first experience with ergos… and not a perfect...

My first experience with ergos… and not a perfect setup but seems to work ok. Kind of cool finding the Sachs version. Running a 7 speed santé freewheel and 1st gen chorus rear in the “b” position. ...
07-26-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 986
Posted By Flatforkcrown

either you’re trolling with the cruiser comment,...

either you’re trolling with the cruiser comment, or you’ve lost any credibility in this discussion.
07-24-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 825,462
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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07-21-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 140,084
Posted By Flatforkcrown

So this one seems to check all the boxes… long...

So this one seems to check all the boxes… long reach brakes, eyelets front and back, room for 32mm+ tires. 73 motobecane le champion ...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 141,658
Posted By Flatforkcrown

https://youtu.be/LlQnmEKSBak ...

https://youtu.be/LlQnmEKSBak
https://youtu.be/zvQ8khLoh0c
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 58,633
Posted By Flatforkcrown

https://youtu.be/a221LYysJcQ

https://youtu.be/a221LYysJcQ
07-01-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,594
Posted By Flatforkcrown

Seems like your better bike isn’t slower, your...

Seems like your better bike isn’t slower, your more expensive one is.
06-28-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,450
Posted By Flatforkcrown

-25mm is a small road tire. - disc brakes start...

-25mm is a small road tire.
- disc brakes start 20 page threads
-allez omi-opi
06-28-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,494
Posted By Flatforkcrown

carry a frame pump and don’t worry about dogs...

carry a frame pump and don’t worry about dogs anymore. Best if you have a silca with a campy head and sharpened legs on the head.
06-28-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14,428
Views: 3,272,092
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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Found for $15 at the co-op. I tried pumping up some...
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