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04-21-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By 79pmooney

A very strong rim. And probably the stiffest...

A very strong rim. And probably the stiffest side-to-side ever made. (I had a fellow sprinter take 8 consecutive right spokes out of my front wheel in a town line spring. Wheel still ran through...
04-20-24, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 436
Posted By RustyJames

Someone may correct me but 36/40H and light...

Someone may correct me but 36/40H and light weight aren’t a “thing” since that set up is touring use and light weight isn’t the primary objective.
04-20-24, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 442,173
Posted By Kabuki12

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Me , after hitting the asphalt Eroica California , Paso Robles!
04-19-24, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 442,173
Posted By Pompiere

When we brought the kitten home in October, she...

When we brought the kitten home in October, she was scared of the big dog and would hiss and spit whenever he came near. Once she figured out that he wasn't a threat, she would bop him on the nose...
04-19-24, 11:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By bikingshearer

I have no idea. But it was good enough for van...

I have no idea. But it was good enough for van Looy, and he had 367 pro road victories.
04-18-24, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By jonwvara

I have nothing to add about the Rossin, but I...

I have nothing to add about the Rossin, but I have always liked the word "dilapidated," which literally means something that has been damaged as a result of stones having been thrown at it. But in...
04-18-24, 04:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By SurferRosa

As I see it, you have options: 1. Give him...

As I see it, you have options:

1. Give him the less minty one.
2. Rent a bike to him.
3. Buy him a skateboard.
4. Don't talk to that person anymore.
5. Change jobs.
04-18-24, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 663
Posted By Murray Missile

Sent them a message through their website a...

Sent them a message through their website a couple days ago, no response so far. I did get in touch with Gus Salmon though and he can make water slide decals for it, which I prefer, but I have to...
04-18-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By BTinNYC

Cést fini...really this time

Peugeot UO-18 Mixte for my daughter. 2x9 with Ultegra STI shifters and FD, a 105 RD, and a FSA Gossamer 50/34 crankset. The French thread ROI BB holding a 30mm axle is pretty cool. 700c rims with...
04-17-24, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By thinktubes

I’ve always wanted to see a race between Chris...

I’ve always wanted to see a race between Chris Boardman and a 1971 Camaro

slot-cars rule!

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04-16-24, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By top506

WAY BITD (early 60's), Scalextric was one of the...

WAY BITD (early 60's), Scalextric was one of the first slot car brands that made it over to the US. I'm sure there are a bunch of other slot geeks here.

Top
(humbled by the pros at Elmsford...
04-16-24, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By sloar

New owner has it listed. ...

New owner has it listed.
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04-15-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By cb400bill

Scalextric Velodrome

A couple weeks ago we went to a party hosted by a fellow cyclist. He had this slot car track type velodrome set up for us to play with. It was fun to try out.
You had to be careful with the speed as...
04-14-24, 05:06 AM
Replies: 21,736
Views: 3,069,923
Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride Mr. Fuji view point As...

Weekend rec ride


Mr. Fuji view point
As usual I couldn't see her today either....
04-13-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21,736
Views: 3,069,923
Posted By jamesdak

Back out again this morning. This time on the...

Back out again this morning. This time on the Pinarello. Started out riding pretty fast but then got caught up in just enjoying the weather and shooting pictures. Once I got over to Huntsville I...
04-13-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21,736
Views: 3,069,923
Posted By Sir_Name

Very windy out there today! 🌬️ ...

Very windy out there today! 🌬️

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04-12-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 863
Posted By 3alarmer

...this was a very thoughtful thing for you to...

...this was a very thoughtful thing for you to do. Thank you.
04-12-24, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 863
Posted By Glennfordx4

Final log off for Glennfordx4

Hello everyone,


My husband, Glenn, spent a lot of time here over the years and said countless times both how much help he received in his many projects, how he enjoyed sharing his experiences to...
04-11-24, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By jonwvara

Nice job! I'll probably go that route, minus the...

Nice job! I'll probably go that route, minus the decals.As others have said, it could be a long wait to find another frame with better paint. And to be honest, I think what really appeals to me here...
04-10-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By r0ckh0und

r0ckh0und's Ross Super Gran Tour XV

Bought this from a scrapper this morning. It was given to him by a neighbor. Thank goodness he had the wherewithal to keep it from the crusher. Ishiwata 024 tubing with nearly complete Arabesque...
04-09-24, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Piff

Some of the drain holes (or are they holes for...

Some of the drain holes (or are they holes for brazing for the gas to escape?) have slight evidence of rust, but everything looks really minor. I haven't pulled the seatpost yet or the stem or bottom...
04-09-24, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,336
Posted By styggno1

I do not have a CX collection but I am happy to...

I do not have a CX collection but I am happy to have one in the "collection".

Amature World Champion and then turned pro, John Talen, had this bike made for him at Merckx.
...
04-09-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,336
Posted By Portlandjim

I have this CX bike. The first time MTB type...

I have this CX bike. The first time MTB type bikes were raced in a USCF National was 1981. This bike and 2 others built by Tom Ritchey were in the race. This bike is right at 20 pounds!
...
04-08-24, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Piff

Eureka! Nishiki GRAN TOUR 15

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(Please excuse the mess. It's Monday.)



I have been...
04-08-24, 09:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,336
Posted By Spoonrobot

Does anyone collect Cyclocross bikes?

I don't believe I've ever seen a collection of C&V cyclocross bikes. Lots of road bike collections, and vintage MTB is really exploding now, so why no CX? Even C&V track bikes seem to have a larger...
04-08-24, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,231
Posted By Wildwood

Been mulling non-fixie 's comment about...

Been mulling non-fixie 's comment about returning for a narrower tire after trying wide (and admiring the eleganté build). Not reading too much into it, but.....

I put 33mm tires on a road bike...
04-08-24, 08:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By Steel Charlie

2 Pieces Duck Bike Bells, Rubber Duck Bicycle...

2 Pieces Duck Bike Bells, Rubber Duck Bicycle Accessories, Cute Propeller Handlebar Bicycle Horns for Bike Scooter Motorcycles Car Sport Outdoor...
04-07-24, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,310
Posted By JaccoW

I have them on several of my bikes. I really like...

I have them on several of my bikes. I really like them so far. Very comfy.

Today I went over to another city (The Hague) to pick up a second-hand Garmin Edge 1040 Solar! I say second-hand but...
04-07-24, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 1,130,200
Posted By juvela

----- :love: luv the livery & the...

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:love:

luv the livery & the midliner kitting mix! :beer:

this is an Eddie we would never see stateside


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04-07-24, 04:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By Aardwolf

Here's the history of Red Label:...

Here's the history of Red Label: https://condorino.com/2017/12/30/s-a-fiamme-of-milano/

I'm now certain that the Velobase Fiamme Sprint entry is the actual Red label.
The Velobase Fiamme Strada...
04-06-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Bianchigirll

Just got back from running errands

Just got back from running errands
04-06-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Bianchigirll

So whilst I was not correctly attired and the...

So whilst I was not correctly attired and the tempature is still a chilly 50d, I just couldn't resist the sunshine to take a quick lap around the parking lot. She needs a few adjustments and...
04-06-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,310
Posted By Frkl

I bought three a while ago for under 40 usd a...

I bought three a while ago for under 40 usd a piece. I like them. Finishing is nice but totally different than Brooks. They are painted, not stained.

There are still a bunch floating around the...
04-06-24, 06:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By Aardwolf

Here's my final (probably) version: ...

Here's my final (probably) version:




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It looks to me like the best...
04-05-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 59,961
Posted By ascherer

it took patience and a pandemic. I work in a...

it took patience and a pandemic. I work in a landmarked building in midtown Manhattan and have been asking for indoor bike parking since I started 10 years back. After we returned to the office from...
04-04-24, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By P!N20

The ones made by Yoshi are imbued with soul. ...

The ones made by Yoshi are imbued with soul.

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04-04-24, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By Aardwolf

Not sure I can see the difference with "single...

Not sure I can see the difference with "single eyed"
https://www.pedalpedlar.co.uk/products/d-rs1v-nisi-corsa-stretto-nos-vintage-36h-28inch-700c-tubular-rim

Table updated with rims listed on...
04-04-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 59,961
Posted By Aubergine

With the double crank there is no need to be...

With the double crank there is no need to be concerned about indexing. Just set the limit screws and forget it. With a triple, though, the indexing will not work with an old Nuovo Record front...
04-04-24, 06:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By Aardwolf

Tubular Rims (polished silver)

Hiya Folks,
I got back into cycling a couple of years back when I spotted a 1982 Holdsworth Avanti on Ebay a couple of miles away - I bought one new in 1983.
But this one turned out to have tubular...
04-04-24, 04:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By oneclick

This is what you call a result.

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First stage of un-packing, all is good.

Even better, when packed...
04-03-24, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By gravityhurts

Specialized Allez by Yoshi Kono

So very excited to have purchased this early Specialized Allez by Yoshi Kono... I'm absolutely giddy!
It's remarkably well preserved and only needs a wheelset.
Best $450 bucks I've ever spent on a...
04-03-24, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By iab

Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather,...

Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass (http://velominati.com/content/Reader%20Galleries/21308512876/training.jpg). Period.
...
04-03-24, 09:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,907
Posted By Classtime

If I ever find a 1950s road racing bike, I will...

If I ever find a 1950s road racing bike, I will ride it in EroicaCA with gears appropriate to its era of racing and with spare tubulars across my shoulders. My EroicaCA bikes have been from the 80s...
04-02-24, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,044
Posted By Velosophy

Took three lye baths, 2 overnight, but success. I...

Took three lye baths, 2 overnight, but success. I would do the same thing again in the future!
04-01-24, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: March 1984 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
Readers' Letters
Technical Q&A
Viewpoint - Riding for Fun

The following articles in this issue were posted previously:
"The Tandems of 1984"...
03-31-24, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By Repack Rider

Bicycling 40 years ago, March 1984

Actually, just one article. Frank Berto came out to the Repack downhill race, and gave it a shot.

...
03-31-24, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Happy Easter!

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03-30-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 847
Posted By Bianchigirll

Well it was a bit of a struggle and we had a real...

Well it was a bit of a struggle and we had a real puzzle here at Trash Panda Werks but we seem to have found a solution.

First of all......here's........ Vickie!!!!
...
03-29-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,022
Posted By Reynolds 531

We are secretly hoarding them. You're too late.

We are secretly hoarding them. You're too late.
03-29-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 39,828
Posted By JaccoW

http://i.imgur.com/KfTtmG4.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/KfTtmG4.jpg (https://i.imgur.com/KfTtmG4.jpg)

Looks like I am getting somewhere. :P
I'm mostly waiting for the new handlebars so I can replace all the cables but this (+two...
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