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02-28-24, 02:20 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,075
Posted By delbiker1

I am 71 and can no longer ride with traditionally...

I am 71 and can no longer ride with traditionally shaped dropped bars. I have gone to a couple different handlebars, with one still being a drop bar, the Ritchey Beacon bar, 80mm drop, 65mm reach and...
02-04-24, 09:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,815
Posted By Chombi1

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After building it up (I bought it from "DD" as almost a bare frameset....
01-12-24, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By noglider

1974 Raleigh International started from a...

1974 Raleigh International started from a frameset which I painted by hand. Here it is yesterday on my commute along the Hudson River in NYC.

3x10 drivetrain
dynamo lights
rack and basket...
01-08-24, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By locolobo13

Parked my bike here.. Went for an hour or so...

Parked my bike here.. Went for an hour or so birdwatching stroll..
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Came back and realized I forgot to lock it. Got a decent pic of a...
01-04-24, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,383
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I changed out my 9-speed down tube shifters for a...

I changed out my 9-speed down tube shifters for a Shimergo setup and now my '84 Trek 620 gets to be in this club! The impetus for this was keeping (yet upgrading) a recently-acquired '83 Trek 560 in...
01-01-24, 03:43 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 10,126
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have really come to appreciate titanium as a...

I have really come to appreciate titanium as a frame material. Beyond matching the metal in my joints, it hits the sweet spot in comfort, feel, performance and price. Far from "super bikes" my 3...
01-01-24, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By BTinNYC

Yes. I'm doing something very similar on my...

Yes. I'm doing something very similar on my trainer bike: Campy 10 sp crankset, Shimano everything else. Never a hiccup, and this bike gets abused.
12-30-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Homebrew01

Same thought. Why change your whole group? Is...

Same thought. Why change your whole group? Is there something wrong with it ?
12-29-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By oldbobcat

Praxis Alba cranks are available in 48-32, 50-34,...

Praxis Alba cranks are available in 48-32, 50-34, and 52-36, and are compatible with Campagnolo. https://praxiscycles.com/product/alba/#FAQ
Forum: Touring
12-29-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 2,618,624
Posted By ve9vic

My new touring/adventure bicycle

The bicycle is a Panorama model Forillon, steel frame, 700x38 tires, 36 spokes. I have changed and added a lot of things.
front is still 30/46, cassette is 11/46, I can't use 46/46, but it is ok, I...
12-28-23, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By oldschoolbike

If your current Veloce drivetrain is healthy,...

If your current Veloce drivetrain is healthy, consider keeping everything BUT the crankset, and swapping it for a compact (50-34) or subcompact (46-30) set. I swapped a 46-30 into my Veloce 10-speed...
12-28-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,017
Posted By jp185149

Just wanted to let you know that I did contact...

Just wanted to let you know that I did contact the US dealer for Tommasini and they have the correct parts in stock....you had a great idea and I thank you for pointing me in that direction.
12-28-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By FBinNY

If you don't change the crankset or chainrings,...

If you don't change the crankset or chainrings, you MIGHT get by keeping the FD. You'll probably have to finagle the indexing, but that should br possible.

OTOH, if the new crankset has slightly...
12-28-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Kontact

The crank will shift and function fine, but it is...

The crank will shift and function fine, but it is narrower spacing than current Shimano. This largely means that the outer trim position on the shifter won't work. This is common on Shimano bikes...
12-19-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

Check out this little bride's casita. I could...

Check out this little bride's casita. I could live here.

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11-21-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,344
Posted By pepperbelly

I just ordered it. Thanks. For that price there...

I just ordered it. Thanks. For that price there was no reason not to.
10-15-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

Another from Patagonia. I have to say ... the...

Another from Patagonia. I have to say ... the most beautiful mountains I have ever seen. So hard to get to, but I want to go back!
...
10-14-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

Patagonia was divine. This is Quito. ...

Patagonia was divine. This is Quito.

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10-13-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By rsbob

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10-08-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Ogsarg

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A lot of different crops are grown in this area but not many flowers. San Juan...
10-07-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

I would be too! I’ve wanted to spend time and...

I would be too! I’ve wanted to spend time and hike in Patagonia for many years, and I finally got the chance. It was everything I had hoped for.

...
10-06-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By mackgoo

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I ought to get this in my grubby little hands in a couple weeks.
10-05-23, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By indyfabz

Rails with trails. Lehigh Gorge State Park north...

Rails with trails. Lehigh Gorge State Park north of Jim Thorpe, PA. My first 12 miles of the year.

...
10-05-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,386
Posted By Maelochs

Look fine to me. I wouldn't restore it, but those...

Look fine to me. I wouldn't restore it, but those C&V folks might. I would touch it up, build it up, and use it for a town/light touring/ fun-thrash bike. What is the rear dropout width? I see some...
10-05-23, 04:04 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

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10-04-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,143
Views: 1,020,382
Posted By purpurite

It only took 10 years, but I finally got my wings...

It only took 10 years, but I finally got my wings here and can now post photos... :D w00t! So how about pulling this thread out of mothballs a bit for my Litespeed Classic?
...
10-01-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By rsbob

I will see your rocks and raise you… ...

I will see your rocks and raise you…

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10-01-23, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By essiemyra

End of the bike trail ...

End of the bike trail

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10-01-23, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By t2p

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10-01-23, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By t2p

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09-30-23, 10:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,033
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple...

Totally. Yesterday, we took food over to a couple in their early 80s. Both are on walkers. He could hardly get up from a chair. Took him a long time to get on his feet and grab his walker. She can...
09-28-23, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By rsbob

Side of a building in Oxford, UK, and sunset at...

Side of a building in Oxford, UK, and sunset at home

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09-21-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By 1989Pre

I'll be 66 in about 6 weeks. ...

I'll be 66 in about 6 weeks.
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Forum: Touring
09-17-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,824
Views: 2,618,624
Posted By cyccommute

Bikepacking through the ages. My set up is ever...

Bikepacking through the ages. My set up is ever changing and never the same twice.


1985: Panniers. Not my favorite....
09-16-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By George Mann

Raleigh Retroglide iE (no battery). ...

Raleigh Retroglide iE (no battery).
...
09-16-23, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By streetsurfer

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09-15-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By corwin1968

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09-14-23, 01:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,713
Posted By JoeyBike

I worked for a couple of summers in a small town...

I worked for a couple of summers in a small town where ALL of the women were, ahem, "unattractive". I worked for a small company where I was the only male, and all of the women were single. Can you...
09-10-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By t2p

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09-10-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By t2p

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09-09-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By cyccommute

Devil’s Slide Trestle. There are actually 2...

Devil’s Slide Trestle. There are actually 2 trestles. They feel like riding a 2x4 across a 1200 foot drop.
...
09-09-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By jamesdak

Well....a few more have snuck in and some have...

Well....a few more have snuck in and some have been moved on.

I picked this one up locally, sorted it out, realized it felt a tad large under me, and moved it on.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 353,203
Posted By bampilot06

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2023 Emonda Alr 6
09-07-23, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By Biker395

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09-05-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By rsbob

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09-05-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 841,979
Posted By t2p

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08-31-23, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 987,074
Posted By obrentharris

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08-27-23, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,383
Posted By George Abitbol

My 1996 Cavallo Marino built in Columbus Brain. ...

My 1996 Cavallo Marino built in Columbus Brain.
2 x 10 Record Titanium,
Campagnolo Zonda or Fulcrum racing 3.
...
08-23-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8,327
Views: 3,097,383
Posted By Soody

Fillet brazed Columbus MS mystery project....

Fillet brazed Columbus MS mystery project. Apparently likely built by Francis Quillon, and might be a Geliano (French).
Ride is fantastic- smooth and fast.
...
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