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04-18-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By bikamper

Like roller skating, I couldn't get enough slot...

Like roller skating, I couldn't get enough slot car time as a kid. Not going to break my ankle with the slot cars like I did skating a couple months ago..
I used to ride my bike from home in Trevor,...
04-17-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

On the plus side, the build of the Colnago from...

On the plus side, the build of the Colnago from MadHonk has started. On the minus side, digging through the parts boxes gave me a sense of just how much I have in excess parts and how it slows down...
04-15-24, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,820
Views: 927,201
Posted By hazetguy

A while back, one of my machinist friends made me...

A while back, one of my machinist friends made me a press plate which allows me to support the housing of a Phil Wood bottom bracket, while being able to press out the axle and bearing.
I figured it...
04-15-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
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, 09:22 PM
04-12-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By Bianchigirll

Very saddend to hear of your loss. Glenn seemed...

Very saddend to hear of your loss. Glenn seemed like a great guy and will surely be missed.

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04-12-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By jethin

Sorry for your loss Sheri. I can’t remember...

Sorry for your loss Sheri. I can’t remember exactly what it was, but Glenn helped me out with a part I needed for a project of my own some time back. It was a generous thing to do, and I haven’t...
04-12-24, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
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, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 491
Posted By bboy314

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04-11-24, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,082
Posted By brandenjs

I am totally on board with not being able to save...

I am totally on board with not being able to save them all, but they need to quit crossing my path all the time. Didn't need this one, but who would pass up a 1997 Specialized Sirrus for $50 with a...
04-11-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 868
Posted By jdawginsc

I will just add... It finally has a new...

I will just add...

It finally has a new forever home! And someone else gets to solve the mystery of 1982 AD quirks.

Seriously, it has been a labor of love (and an N-1 reduction!).

Most...
04-11-24, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 868
Posted By Strawbunyan

Group enabling: AD-SLE Project.

This thread will chronicle the life and times a 1980s Austro Diamler SLE...In my quest for better mental health I decided I needed an addiction. Since drugs and Alchohol are out of the question I...
04-09-24, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By merziac

Glad you pulled that off, could have been a much...

Glad you pulled that off, could have been a much different outcome. :twitchy:

Looks like you were on the perfect bike from here, great work on this. ;)
04-09-24, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By SoCaled

Apparently I can still bunny hop - Peugeot City Express Shakedown Run

Just swapped the wheels on one of my Peugeot ATB's. Decided to take it out to run some errands, to see how everything was working. My store trips are always a bit more "adventurous" than just going...
04-07-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,670
Posted By Bianchigirll

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04-06-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By jdawginsc

Yep and the three I am giving to my friend will...

Yep and the three I am giving to my friend will be as well. Numbers 38, 39 and 40 given away since the Great Student Bike Giveaway began in 2021!
04-01-24, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By AdventureManCO

Nice mention of JohnDThompson :thumb:

Nice mention of JohnDThompson :thumb:
04-01-24, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1984) TREK Bicycles

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03-31-24, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,057
Posted By USAZorro

On the Road Again Project Challenges - Again

"On the Road Again" Challenges Anyone who's spent any amount of time in C&V knows that there are many here who enjoy projects. There are also many who enjoy riding. And there are those who enjoy a...
03-30-24, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,624
Posted By Smokinapankake

Let the stripping begin!

Friday I got after it:

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No real in between pics but there is an after or...
03-30-24, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
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!!!!
...
03-30-24, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,141
Posted By Bianchigirll

OMG. :twitchy: Thank You so much MadHonk! ...

OMG. :twitchy: Thank You so much MadHonk! This way more than I could have imagined. Thank you. Love the sticker!!
...
03-29-24, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By joluja

83 Bianchi Super Leggera Salvage Job

Found this 83 Bianchi on OfferUp rotting away in the Arizona sun and had to save it. Miraculously, most of the important original stuff is still there (panto’d stem, seat post, brake levers,...
03-29-24, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Charity UO-18

I build and maintain a small bicycle fleet for a local charity that provides housing and other assistance to young adults who have aged out of foster care. I build bicycles both for individuals and...
03-29-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By BMC_Kid

Picchio Special

I swear, this will be my last restoration. This one is incoming from the painter this next week just in time for my annual spring home coming.

I’ve always lusted after a Picchio since the time I...
03-29-24, 06:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,670
Posted By 1989Pre

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03-28-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,820
Views: 927,201
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Victory! That was tedious and time consuming, but...

Victory! That was tedious and time consuming, but the crown race is on. Headset spacers arrived yesterday. I need to give them a nicer finish at some point, so they blend better with chromed locknut...
03-28-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,838
Posted By iab

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03-26-24, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,141
Posted By RCMoeur

When I was rebuilding one of quite a pile of C&V...

When I was rebuilding one of quite a pile of C&V bikes I have on my back porch last week, I realized my supply of spare chains was dwindling. So I wandered onto eBay and found a listing for "bulk 25...
03-26-24, 06:34 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, yesterday a work colleague asked if I wanted...

Hmm, yesterday a work colleague asked if I wanted some bikes she found cleaning out her late mother-in-law's house. She described them as two banana seat kids' bikes, two 10-speeds, and one tall,...
03-26-24, 05:19 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 48,726
Posted By SwimmerMike

For those of you on the fence, read through the...

For those of you on the fence, read through the thread. I've had the box in my possession 3 times, and each time I found more value in the box than the cost of shipping. It feels to me like this is...
03-26-24, 04:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By AdventureManCO

Two down! Today after work I drove over to...

Two down!

Today after work I drove over to the UPS store and dropped off two bikes, bound for Bandon, OR. It feels great to send them on their way, as it decreases my total # and increases my...
03-26-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,082
Posted By bark_eater

Spring time at the scrap yard... If I had been...

Spring time at the scrap yard... If I had been there 10 minutes earlier but I got 3 out of 6 wheels to work with... The Trek has a busted rear wheel, snapped rear derailleur, and a tweaked derailleur...
03-25-24, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By iab

I had something similar. ...

I had something similar.


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03-20-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,141
Posted By 52telecaster

Not bike related but Sarah received a postcard...

Not bike related but Sarah received a postcard from Antarctica!
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03-18-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yowza! That’s really nice!

Yowza! That’s really nice!
03-18-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By Robvolz

Saturday I drove up to Seattle and sold my Merckx...

Saturday I drove up to Seattle and sold my Merckx in Molteni livery with full 1st gen Chorus components.

I'm glad it sold in a different state. I don't enjoy seeing my toys being played with by...
03-18-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,017
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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03-17-24, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By juvela

BianchiGirll's LBS - Awards BITD

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03-17-24, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By mackgoo

Galmozzi's done

Here's an album of when I got it badged as a Bianchi to what it is now.

Galmozzi (https://myalbum.com/album/vP6g7XDLncyVtE/?invite=29ad1112-b198-4638-819f-7b8dda182a66)
03-17-24, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15,453
Views: 4,078,082
Posted By Mr. 66

A blue Serrota has rolled to the house o’ 66 ...

A blue Serrota has rolled to the house o’ 66
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03-16-24, 08:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By JohnDThompson

I did most of those for the 750/950 series frames.

I did most of those for the 750/950 series frames.
03-16-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 13,013
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Here’s my secret: pre-pandemic, on Saturdays, I’d...

Here’s my secret: pre-pandemic, on Saturdays, I’d check Craigslist and Nextdoor for garage sales that looked like they had bikes or related gear. I’d find the ones in easy riding distance and arrange...
03-16-24, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By jjhabbs

I purchased a crazy collection! New video. It about more than just bicycles

Hey guys,
This video is about more than just bicycles. It might be worth a look. However the bikes are amazing. Check it out and let me know what you think.
Thanks guys

John
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03-14-24, 04:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Biker Pete

What are the chances?

So…..I recently cleaned greased upgraded my 1975 Motobecane Grand Record. As part of the ‘upgrading’ I scored an amazing condition set of wheels on ebay…..Campagnolo Nuovo Record large flange hubs...
03-11-24, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By ascherer

Isn't that Wanda Omelian on the cover? Was the...

Isn't that Wanda Omelian on the cover? Was the Master Builder article about her?
03-10-24, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,366
Views: 563,432
Posted By bulgie

We had quite a good turnout for our weekday...

We had quite a good turnout for our weekday after-work pickup game in Seattle in the late '80s for a few years. Once you were hooked, you'd never miss it, such a gas. I think it counted as a "scene"....
03-10-24, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By USAZorro

Looks like Bones dislikes bar tape as much as I...

Looks like Bones dislikes bar tape as much as I do. :innocent:
03-10-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By riverdrifter

Spotted a skeleton today on a Raleigh Mixte.

Forsyth, Illinois.


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03-10-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,820
Views: 927,201
Posted By Murray Missile

Made some changes to my "knee rehab" bike and put...

Made some changes to my "knee rehab" bike and put it on Marketplace a little bit ago as I no longer need it, the 1st step in N-1 2024.
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