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04-21-24, 07:39 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

Just a short 20-mile loop into the Berkeley...

Just a short 20-mile loop into the Berkeley Hills, one of my regular routes. Near the top of Grizzly Peak Road there’s a short access road that leads to the top of another peak. I’ve passed by this...
04-21-24, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Muffins

$500 1986 Fuji Opus III, Quad-butted Chro-mo,...

$500 1986 Fuji Opus III, Quad-butted Chro-mo, Full Suntour Superbe Pro, Chicago. It's not often one of these pops up
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04-20-24, 08:56 PM
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Posted By darkmoon

Weekend rec ride Mt. Fuji view point. ...

Weekend rec ride

Mt. Fuji view point.
Another cloudy day, hmmm.
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04-20-24, 06:12 PM
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Posted By ascherer

After two wet weekends I got our for just shy of...

After two wet weekends I got our for just shy of 40 miles on the Paramount.
70s-90s music fans will probably know about this famous recording studio in Bearsville.
...
04-20-24, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By tjfastback66

WHAT are the CHANCES? 40 years Later Raleigh Prestige

Hello All,
Back in the day I worked at a LBS and had an opportunity to purchase a 1983 Raleigh Prestige GS from my employer for 10% over cost (about $450).
I have had it all these years - so about...
04-20-24, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,018
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Posted By Smokinapankake

1996 Gary Fisher Aquila as found from the thrift...

1996 Gary Fisher Aquila as found from the thrift store:

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04-20-24, 06:39 AM
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Posted By esasjl

Possibly the nicest weather yet this year for a...

Possibly the nicest weather yet this year for a ride over Bowland Knotts, past Stocks Reservoir and back over Cross of Greet....
04-19-24, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 567
Posted By Bianchigirll

It may have been something to keep the screw from...

It may have been something to keep the screw from wondering off. I agree with Kontact there really isn't any reason to take them apart.

Thanks... I went looking for diagram and now I need to...
04-19-24, 02:05 PM
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Posted By philbob57

I can't say I like the name all that much, but...

I can't say I like the name all that much, but the Krapf bike is gorgeous. That's a fact, not an opinion. :) Nice jersey, too ... but the bike is the stuff of dreams.
04-18-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
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, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8,792
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Posted By Mad Honk

A rare gift from the Trash Panda Werks graced my...

A rare gift from the Trash Panda Werks graced my mailbox today! I have been muddling along with a very slow build on a Trek 950, and spending time coaching college golf. And this was a great relief...
04-17-24, 01:41 PM
Replies: 86
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Posted By dddd

Four pounds sounds pretty light for a steel 52cm...

Four pounds sounds pretty light for a steel 52cm bare frame. Was that a women's model by chance?

I never weighed the Peugeot frames, but my brass-brazed lugless PH501 complete bike weighs no more...
04-16-24, 07:51 PM
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Posted By obrentharris

No bike in this report. I hope you'll forgive me....

No bike in this report. I hope you'll forgive me. I recently went on a couple of solo overnight hikes in Death Valley National park. The only C&V items were myself and my 1970's frame pack that I...
04-15-24, 03:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,149
Posted By Writenride

In 2009, I got my Panasonic demountable Touring...

In 2009, I got my Panasonic demountable Touring Bike from Yellow Jersey (Arlington, WI). The bike was made with Tange Prestige tubing. Here’s an old photo of it.
...
04-15-24, 03:28 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

A friend has been wanting to do a 'ride your age...

A friend has been wanting to do a 'ride your age '
ride. We planned it a couple months back and yesterday was the day.

Overall the weather was good with some extra effort needed when headed into...
04-15-24, 01:57 PM
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Posted By nlerner

It’s been a tradition for quite a while now for...

It’s been a tradition for quite a while now for me to do a birthday ride: mileage = or > my age. I try to do that on my actual birthday, but the calendar doesn’t always cooperate: this year my...
04-15-24, 08:55 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather yesterday so I got actually...

Very nice weather yesterday so I got actually wash bike outside for the first time in several months choose to was the Marin MTB and took it on short Sunday ride to the Fairplay Cemetery which has...
04-14-24, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Even warmer today and the wind eased a little but...

Even warmer today and the wind eased a little but still pretty gusty. I went up to Skyline and got 30 in. Today’s pic from the Cima Coppi for the ride at 3000 ft, this is the Crimora Overlook.
...
04-14-24, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Oldairhead

I always like to completely re-build the wheels...

I always like to completely re-build the wheels on a project like this. It would be a good opportunity to put on some nice polished rims to go with all that shiny Campy stuff! Almost nothing does...
04-13-24, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not much riding recently, between some travel,...

Not much riding recently, between some travel, bad weather, and minor illness. Nice and sunny today but gale force winds made the riding a little tougher. UVA kids were in full force partying which...
04-13-24, 03:08 PM
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Posted By JaccoW

Used the great weather today to clean the shed....

Used the great weather today to clean the shed. It has been sinking into the ground on one end so the rental company should send a specialist over to fix it some time.
Anyway, it was a good moment...
04-13-24, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Hummer

From a Columbus catalogue but I do not know which...

From a Columbus catalogue but I do not know which year.

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Fig. 6 AIR...
04-13-24, 06:44 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

ACT NOW!!! Operators are standing by…….

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04-12-24, 04:33 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

The weather was nice today, albeit with a strong...

The weather was nice today, albeit with a strong wind. So Mrs non-fixie and I decided on a ride after work. She was on her Snel, to which I'd fitted Nitto Grand Raundoneur (sic) bars and guidonnet...
04-11-24, 04:59 PM
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Posted By MCHunt

Lemond takes on Mt Diablo

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04-11-24, 04:13 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Did the SF San Rafael loop. They are getting...

Did the SF San Rafael loop. They are getting ready to close the bridge lane on weekdays. Scored a perfect day......
04-11-24, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Brad L

The SSE wind meant it would be a headwind for...

The SSE wind meant it would be a headwind for much of the last 12 mile section of the route. It was tough!

...
04-11-24, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Brad L

We had a total of 9 riders come out for the tour...

We had a total of 9 riders come out for the tour this year. The weather was pretty nice with cloudy skies and a 66° temp at the start and hovering just below 80° at the the end. The wind, though, was...
04-10-24, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Pompiere

FW Evans Restoration Progress

I have posted pictures of my FW Evans in other threads, but I am starting a new one to document the progress as I try to make it look as good as it rides.

First is a picture as I found it last...
04-10-24, 07:41 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,817
Posted By IdahoBrett

1984 Fuji Team 56cm ST Superbe Pro $475. Nice...

1984 Fuji Team 56cm ST Superbe Pro $475. Nice looking. Good thing it’s not my size.
84 Fuji Team (https://boise.craigslist.org/bik/d/boise-team-fuji-suntour-superbe-pro/7733741880.html)

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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, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By zookster

Looks better than the previous angled stripe IMHO.

Looks better than the previous angled stripe IMHO.
04-07-24, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

THe fabulous '87 MOndiale with the unusual...

THe fabulous '87 MOndiale with the unusual Metallic Celeste paint slipped through my hands. I set it up like my regular bikes but even with the seatpost as high as possible, as well as stem, it just...
04-06-24, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) RITCHEY Road Classic

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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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1994) Budget 8-Shooters Shimano RX100 vs Campagnolo Stratos

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04-01-24, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By Steel Charlie

Almost Done

Been de-blacking the new toy, Specialized Allez Comp cromo. I'd been sorta looking for one for some time, had to drive to Reno to get this one but WAY worth it. Absolutely great ride ! Just waiting...
03-31-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 77,458
Posted By Murray Missile

Finally done after years of hanging in the...

Finally done after years of hanging in the rafters.

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03-31-24, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By unworthy1

IF you decide to ditch the black CF fork, AND you...

IF you decide to ditch the black CF fork, AND you want to also ditch the threadless HS and stem: LMK what length steerer the frame takes. I have a couple economical fork prospects I think might work,...
03-31-24, 12:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,015
Posted By BMC_Kid

Same here, that bright blue especially is...

Same here, that bright blue especially is striking. I bet they were easily picked out in the pelotons in Europe back in the day.
...
03-30-24, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,015
Posted By himespau

I'm not sure what it is about those pro and team...

I'm not sure what it is about those pro and team miyatas in that blue and gold that draws me so, but it does. One day, I'll find one in my size (and find an excuse for why I need another bike...
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...
03-29-24, 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...
03-26-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,276
Posted By Smokinapankake

If you need a set of 6400 gear levers I have...

If you need a set of 6400 gear levers I have some, along with a matching pair of 6400 brake levers in pretty good nick.... And you're pretty close to me so....
03-24-24, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By Bianchigirll

Very cool bike ...

Very cool bike

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03-24-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By sd5782

Sold

Sold on Craigslist. Someone drove 150 miles from Columbus to buy it. He is familiar with this area and has a local friend, so a nice road trip for him. He said he has a fixed gear Paramount and a...
03-24-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,486
Posted By Muffins

$150 1988 club Fuji, Detroit MI, Triple-butted...

$150 1988 club Fuji, Detroit MI, Triple-butted Chromo and Suntour Olé
www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/269855026146871/...
03-24-24, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By daverup

You already uploaded, you just can't add them to...

You already uploaded, you just can't add them to a post yet.. I linked your album.
03-23-24, 12:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 846
Posted By Bianchigirll

Trash Panda Werks Presents Vickie the Mixtie!!!

Mixed in with the post here about the Jackson in Pasadena and the post on Facistbook about looking for a Mixtie a gentleman in 'Sconsin offered to send me this shop worn but apparently never sold...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By Caliwild

Done deal! Seller accepted $400. She actually...

Done deal! Seller accepted $400. She actually had two Davidsons to choose from (she wanted to keep one) and I ended up going with an all-purple Impulse, partly because this one was in better shape...
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