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06-27-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,590
Posted By gugie

Sir Winston says to a woman at a social event:...

Sir Winston says to a woman at a social event: “Madam, would you sleep with me for a million pounds?” The lady stammers: “My goodness, Mr. Churchill. Well, I suppose….”
Churchill interrupts: “Would...
06-26-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,590
Posted By 2manybikes

I always thought an internet forum was a place to...

I always thought an internet forum was a place to post your opinion.
06-26-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,590
Posted By Kilroy1988

Well I disagree. If I were to come into a forum...

Well I disagree. If I were to come into a forum and ask people for advice about how to fix a mechanical issue with my bicycle then I would consider it disrespectful if someone replied and actually...
06-26-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,590
Posted By Kilroy1988

Please Stop Being So Cheap!

Hello,

This thread is related to the Appraisals forum but it seems appropriate to post it here since this is where most of the posters hang out. I don't meant to bash anyone, but I think as a...
06-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 251
Posted By Andy Antipas

Three GIOS Bicycles

Before the pandemic, I was organizing a monthly steel bike ride in Durango, and I thought I should try and get them organized again. I was able to get a small group organized for this morning....
06-26-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,547
Posted By Ravi1990

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1. Giuseppe Pelà (Joseph/Josef/Yusuf) nicknamed "Pino",...
06-24-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By 79pmooney

The tape pre-Tufo was prone to melting in hot...

The tape pre-Tufo was prone to melting in hot weather. I rolled a tire (going slow and uphill so it was no big deal) on a hot summer day in Boston. Hot but not Arizona or climate change hot. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 932
Posted By 79pmooney

There's an inflation technique that is fast,...

There's an inflation technique that is fast, requires no CO2 or even a pump that gets the tube pressure perfect for install. And you cannot over inflate. Not possible. Just blow the tube up with...
06-23-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By 79pmooney

Those GP4s look pretty darn nice on that bike. I...

Those GP4s look pretty darn nice on that bike. I just put a pair on my Mooney. Bike's quite content to be back on the rims it spent a third of its life on. I'm lovin' it too.
06-23-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,327
Posted By 52telecaster

This woman should be a celebrity.... ...

This woman should be a celebrity....

https://youtu.be/llQmKXAGeXU
06-20-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,250
Posted By ooga-booga

congrats to Team Poetovio/SLO/team Keka 76 in...

congrats to Team Poetovio/SLO/team Keka 76 in taking the tour de suisse! slcbob and team X Merckx the Spot slots into second place and yours truly somehow managed to finish third with only two riders...
06-18-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,375
Posted By clubman

You are far too tolerant. He was asked and then...

You are far too tolerant. He was asked and then he asserted that the frame is straight. This is fraudulent, period. Deliberate or blatant ignorance of truth has become way too permissible imo.
06-18-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,375
Posted By randyjawa

What am I trying to pull? Nothing but it does bug...

What am I trying to pull? Nothing but it does bug me to see such blatant claims and then responses on Ebay. I see this sort of thing, now and again, and feel the need to start a conversation about...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,191
Posted By GhostRider62

Hard to ride, not many of them, and only old...

Hard to ride, not many of them, and only old broken down old farts ride them for the most part. It takes a lot of time and effort to get the same power as on a regular bike. An old guy in his...
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By sd5782

Bike sold to one of the earlier responders here...

Bike sold to one of the earlier responders here who was in the area. Price was toward the lower end of valuations, but that wasn’t really important to me. He can mention price if he posts. What was...
06-07-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By ooga-booga

somewhere, erik zabel is smiling...

somewhere, erik zabel is smiling...
06-07-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,327
Posted By P!N20

Not C or V...or even celebrities, really....

Not C or V...or even celebrities, really. Australian Prime Minister Anthony 'Albo' Albanese taking a ride with Indonesian President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo
...
06-04-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,935
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Drillium Dude thanks for linking that article...

Drillium Dude thanks for linking that article from SpeedofLite . I missed it due to all the early COVID-19 pressures :notamused: I was dealing with at the time with the church (retirement is great...
06-03-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 36,258
Posted By northbend

Now for some, more local to where I live. ...

Now for some, more local to where I live.

Riding up Cayuse Pass before it was opened to car traffic at the end of May...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52092816569_4253de1222_h.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-02-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 914
Posted By Doug Fattic

I heard from Yuriy this week. He is the guy I...

I heard from Yuriy this week. He is the guy I met 22 years ago to help us with our bicycle project. The Russians did break into the workshop. Fortunately they only took general tools and not...
05-29-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,250
Posted By ooga-booga

nice giro win by slcbob....

nice giro win by slcbob. https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSbJBS-tAbguJigIWKej8BsXsBLC5BvZqxADQ&usqp=CAU...
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Looks hand painted, especially since "Sella"...

Looks hand painted, especially since "Sella" Italia is not a thing.
05-25-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,696
Posted By slcbob

Whatever the outcome today, full marks to MVDP. I...

Whatever the outcome today, full marks to MVDP. I thought he'd bail in the middle of the race but he's competing like the competing fiend he is.

It's looks like it is only Leeimreize with a...
05-24-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,696
Posted By sincos

Actually he has decent support on paper --...

Actually he has decent support on paper -- Formolo, Costa, Covi, Ulissi, maybe Oliveira. But none are in particular form, and this being the Giro, it seems the Italians have a bit of license to raid...
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By AlfaW

🙂 Thank you. I will post later, when I will be...

🙂 Thank you. I will post later, when I will be able to do that. I also have video of my brevet
05-23-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,309
Posted By Doug Fattic

The student frames I posted, the graphics were...

The student frames I posted, the graphics were done with painting masks. Typically the lettering color was painted 1st and then covered with a mask and they the frame's primary color was painted...
05-22-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,309
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is a picture of another student frame made...

Here is a picture of another student frame made by a musician that is a high school band director. He wrestled with the same dilemma of putting his name or some representative of music as his primary...
05-22-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,309
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here are some dimensions to help your design....

Here are some dimensions to help your design. Ideally with a 1 1/8” down tube, those letters are about 25 mm tall. This size depends on the font and how many letters long are used. And whether they...
Replies: 16
Views: 631
Posted By AlfaW

Just finished my first 400 km brevet (independent ride)

Just finished successfully my first 400 km brevet (independent solo ride). I did it on old MTB bike with 26' wheels and cross country tyres.
Total time: 24:40
33 hours without sleep.
All...
05-19-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 280,241
Posted By 79pmooney

If I get back to a "half to be there on time"...

If I get back to a "half to be there on time" commute situation again and find the good, reliable commuter tubulars, they will go on my winter/rain/city bikes. (Cyclocross in the winter.) I did this...
05-19-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,339
Views: 280,241
Posted By 79pmooney

Well the process has started. (The return to an...

Well the process has started. (The return to an earlier era where they stuck on tires with a substance closely related to the chewing gum under the bleacher seats.)

Laced up a NOS GP4 to an old 32...
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By juvela

----- Francis was both a national hero in...

-----

Francis was both a national hero in The Great War and a national cycling champion of France in 1921

competed in six TdF

​​​​​​https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_P%C3%A9lissier
...
05-16-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,537
Posted By Mackers

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Duell Professional SLX. Former team bike. 10 speed Record/Chorus mix. Nemesis rims...
05-15-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By Lenman

Framebuilder

Hi mate, this frame was built by Georges Derycke(RIP) from Belgiu in aprox. 1977/1978
He was one of the Master framebuilders who produced only Handmade Frames for Fernand Kessels.
Other Belgian...
05-14-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,832
Posted By shmuelyosef

The frame that I (still) have is officially...

The frame that I (still) have is officially designate the Model FP (for Frame Professional) and is the only model that has the crown shaped cutouts in the bottom bracket.
I might be selling the...
05-13-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,921
Posted By GrainBrain

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a...

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a neat "gravel ish" race around some farm fields with a live piglet given to the winner. Thanks for the heads up!
05-12-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By MCHunt

Show us your Nivachrome!

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05-12-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,696
Posted By slcbob

Not Nibali? So much for Rule 87. C'mon, man....

Not Nibali?

So much for Rule 87. C'mon, man. Caleb's due some luck, isn't he?

I have zero idea who will win from the break but it will be a heckuva fight to get there. Go git some, Alejandro.
05-10-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 668
Posted By plonz

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible...

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible bike! I have the exact frameset and it is the lightest and fastest in my C&V fleet. Very twitchy and not something I want to spend more than 2 hours...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/7ed0877d5a107452fc7544118bd...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/7ed0877d5a107452fc7544118bd114c8/55665f843617366ef93a54ffa2fdac97/s800.jpg

I did my first Century ride for May on Saturday (190 km with 2464 m of elevation gain, on Strava...
05-08-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By poprad

There are many places in Northern France where...

There are many places in Northern France where villages were entirely wiped off the map by artillery, and some were left with remains of buildings. The French chose to leave these remains as...
05-07-22, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By ooga-booga

cobbles do not feature into the tdf every...

cobbles do not feature into the tdf every year…nor does bretagne, the massif central, bordeaux or the vosges. do we really want a sanitized/pasteurized same route? imho, the organizers generally do a...
05-07-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By cyclezen

Even into the Mid 70's there were plenty of TDF...

Even into the Mid 70's there were plenty of TDF stages which went over unpaved roads, sections. Mostly in the mountain stages.
If it's a road, its fair game for a stage. Riders, unfortunately will...
05-07-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 681
Posted By steelbikeguy

Very interesting to see in person or in pictures!...

Very interesting to see in person or in pictures!

I spent four years in military service, so have some context for relating to those involved in trench warfare. That was a miserable period, with...
Replies: 38
Views: 859
Posted By Fairlane63

I paid $800 for this a few weeks ago. Its...

I paid $800 for this a few weeks ago. Its totally stock and very close to mint. I am in the SF Bay Area though so everything is more. It is a 1985 model.
No regrets its a lovely bike and ride.
...
05-06-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By slcbob

To clarify, I hear and am not negating your...

To clarify, I hear and am not negating your anti-cobble opinion.

My "fallacy" comment was directed specifically at the "good rider who is lucky" notion. I think the opposite is true. My thesis is...
05-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,702
Posted By DiabloScott

That's true, but the chance means that you have...

That's true, but the chance means that you have to factor that into your strategy and tactics and positioning. That's what makes for a selective race. If you want to win the stage you attack on the...
05-06-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By VRJAKE

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months...

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months to receive. What's special is titanium rails and aluminum rivets as made for Concours des Machines a couple years back. The nice people at Ideale...
05-06-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 734
Posted By treebound

Second batch of pics ...

Second batch of pics

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05-06-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By Spellscape

Selles Idéale Model 90

Hi all
For restoring my french bike I've just choose same saddle it was originally sold with in 70th
It's perfect...
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