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10-22-23, 03:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,423
Posted By embankmentlb

The bike that lives in my dreams: 3rensho...

The bike that lives in my dreams:
3rensho Aerodynamics
Suntour Symetric shifters
Suntour Cyclone front and rear derailleurs
Sugino Aero Mighty crank & pedals
Sintour Superbe hubs
Diacomp...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-23, 03:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,152
Posted By embankmentlb

No question.

No question.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,152
Posted By embankmentlb

I had a subscription to VeloNews starting the...

I had a subscription to VeloNews starting the late 1970s. It was clear at that time that Lemond had a special talent. If America had any chance of succeeding in Europe it was with Lemond. How far...
09-23-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By embankmentlb

Amazing how geometry has changed. Today we have...

Amazing how geometry has changed. Today we have been sold on a soft Cadillac ride and high handlebars. No saying the new is necessary bad but maybe we have lost that sports car feel and satisfaction.
08-30-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,380
Posted By embankmentlb

Generation E for e-bikes.

Generation E for e-bikes.
06-27-23, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,840
Views: 2,983,741
Posted By embankmentlb

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I never really thought about my Klein Attitude as...
06-13-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By embankmentlb

Steel Heritage Ride

Steel heritage ride in Georgia July 9 as part of the Twice Baked Century event.
Info below.
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06-08-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By embankmentlb

7 speed tricolor. My favorite group for just...

7 speed tricolor. My favorite group for just riding.
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06-06-23, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By embankmentlb

Campy certainly made some beautiful parts in the...

Campy certainly made some beautiful parts in the mid to late 80s!
06-05-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,019
Posted By embankmentlb

Si has the physical ability. I give him that! His...

Si has the physical ability. I give him that! His mental ability is suspect. Si could take all the negative things he learned from this race and fix them for round two and three. I imagine that is...
05-31-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,979
Posted By embankmentlb

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Happy 531!
05-22-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By embankmentlb

The thing about 600 is that it complements just...

The thing about 600 is that it complements just about any frame. I have seen many custom frames set up with 600. Itís hard to argue that choice.
05-09-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,043
Posted By embankmentlb

I am in my late 50s. My problem has more to do...

I am in my late 50s. My problem has more to do with flexibility. My fear is that my bikes are becoming too small!
05-09-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,202
Posted By embankmentlb

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05-08-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,202
Posted By embankmentlb

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1988 team issued Guerciotti!
04-19-23, 06:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 35,650
Posted By embankmentlb

Isnít that the truth!

Isnít that the truth!
03-26-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,461
Posted By embankmentlb

Like Dave Moulton suggests, find a used FUSO and...

Like Dave Moulton suggests, find a used FUSO and ride it. Thatís what it was built for.
Ah Joo, the collector, also says why not just ride them?
03-23-23, 08:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,447
Posted By embankmentlb

I have noticed a trend with these programs when...

I have noticed a trend with these programs when they include older, classic bicycles.
The old bikes always seem to be museum pieces or display bikes. I doubt they are ridden in any regular fashion...
03-22-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,447
Posted By embankmentlb

This and similar video magazines are in biz to...

This and similar video magazines are in biz to make money. Not much point in promoting second hand or antique parts. The only reason we see any vintage content at all is for the drama content. Maybe...
03-22-23, 05:54 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,447
Posted By embankmentlb

They had to build a new old Merckx because all...

They had to build a new old Merckx because all the old bikes they test keep breaking??
I wonder where they get their old bikes from? I may not be putting out 500 watts for hours at a time but my old...
03-22-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,174
Posted By embankmentlb

The general public views all cyclists as weird or...

The general public views all cyclists as weird or odd. That view is not without reason.
03-20-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By embankmentlb

The video is as much about life in 1965 as it is...

The video is as much about life in 1965 as it is about the bike ride. Lots of unanswered questions. The author mentions he received his draft notice before the trip. I wonder if he served? How did he...
03-15-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,174
Posted By embankmentlb

Proud member of the golden age of cycling!

Proud member of the golden age of cycling!
03-06-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,729
Posted By embankmentlb

Another attempt to play on peopleís emotions and...

Another attempt to play on peopleís emotions and sentiments just to make money. Not often can you find this type thing in the vintage bike industry but here it is a great example.
On course Raleigh...
02-28-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,226
Posted By embankmentlb

The cycle industry has passed me by along with...

The cycle industry has passed me by along with many other things in life.
The thing is that I just donít care.
I embrace the new things I like such as spd pedals and shoes. I pass on things I...
02-13-23, 10:11 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,167
Posted By embankmentlb

Black carbon is the new polished aluminum.

Black carbon is the new polished aluminum.
02-08-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By embankmentlb

There are many people that seem to become cult...

There are many people that seem to become cult personalities in the cycling world. Many have polarized opinions that they support by endless promoting of themselves and their products through blogs...
01-12-23, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By embankmentlb

Regina freewheels are not that complicated, at...

Regina freewheels are not that complicated, at least the Cx, Cx-s and America models. Parts are for the most part available. The easyiest thing to do would be to collect the cogs from ebay and build...
01-09-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8,583
Views: 1,026,941
Posted By embankmentlb

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An eternity looking for one of these! Crystemblue...
01-07-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,546
Posted By embankmentlb

I tend to think that there is some overthinking...

I tend to think that there is some overthinking going on. I have always built wheels by feel. Once they are straight, true and round they tend to stay that way.
Replies: 16
Views: 1,184
Posted By embankmentlb

My opinion is that Victory is a great group if...

My opinion is that Victory is a great group if you are honest about your expectations. Victory is old school and may feel very unrefined compared to Shimano groups from around that same period or...
01-03-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By embankmentlb

Dave says you guys should be riding those...

Dave says you guys should be riding those frames!!!
01-02-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By embankmentlb

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Wonderful New Yearís Day ride on the Fuso!...
01-02-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 22,949
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Outside our local hemp shop!
01-01-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,520
Posted By embankmentlb

Yes!!! The 1980ís was just over the top. ...

Yes!!!
The 1980ís was just over the top.

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12-31-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,520
Posted By embankmentlb

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I have about 4 bikes that I really really enjoy....
12-20-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,202
Posted By embankmentlb

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Sometimes I think that Dura Ace would be more...
12-08-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,040
Posted By embankmentlb

I think of this as the missing link to the 1x...

I think of this as the missing link to the 1x drivetrain to accommodate cassettes of unlimited size.
12-06-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By embankmentlb

I must be a real genuine Luddite. The Campy used...

I must be a real genuine Luddite. The Campy used on this bike is modern to me. Only friction shifting Campy is vintage.
12-02-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,400
Posted By embankmentlb

I ignored Fusoís for 35 years. The more I learn...

I ignored Fusoís for 35 years. The more I learn the more I kick myself. I am now convinced the Fuso is one of the very very best of bike frames.
12-02-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,554
Posted By embankmentlb

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12-02-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 66,400
Posted By embankmentlb

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The only head badge I have.
Wonderful thread!...
11-29-22, 02:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 853
Posted By embankmentlb

Just another reason disc brakes are obviously...

Just another reason disc brakes are obviously better!
11-24-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,490
Views: 938,459
Posted By embankmentlb

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Fuso by Dave Moulton is favorite bike. Subject to change.
11-19-22, 02:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By embankmentlb

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A fan of Ofmega!
11-13-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,074
Posted By embankmentlb

Rigida Score Rim Quality

Organizing my hoard of bike parts a few days ago I realized that I have those nos Rigida Score 36 hole heat treated rims. I also have some nos Triomphe 36 hole hubs.
Looks like a perfect...
11-11-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,880
Posted By embankmentlb

I decided to somewhat organize my stash of bike...

I decided to somewhat organize my stash of bike parts on this rainy day. I have about 6 rideable 80s road bikes. They are on a simi-regular rotation.
My biggest mental struggle seems to be...
11-09-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By embankmentlb

You can always practice your rebuilding skills on...

You can always practice your rebuilding skills on the hub you do not use and ride the other one. Old stuff breaks, even Dura Ace.
I attempted to rebuild the freehub as shown in the posted video. I...
11-09-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By embankmentlb

My 7700 freehub developed a drag causing the...

My 7700 freehub developed a drag causing the cassette to rotate with the wheel when coasting. Not good! That was many years ago. I also went on a quest to find a replacement other than the titanium...
11-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 10,905
Posted By embankmentlb

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of...

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of every other house on your street?
Admittedly that was 50 years ago.
Today there are still specialty mail order concerns that carry almost every part...
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