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03-13-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,642
Posted By cyclic_eric

Anyone riding a cotter pin crank at Eroica...

Anyone riding a cotter pin crank at Eroica deserves bonus points. ;)
If you haven't posted there, please make one in the Introductions section. Once your post-count hits 10, you can share pics of...
03-07-24, 12:40 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By gugie

The last couple of days have taken me through...

The last couple of days have taken me through memory lane. In 1977, I was 19 years old, taking the last week of summer before matriculating at Occidental College to ride my bike down the coast from...
03-06-24, 01:10 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By Manny66

Well Monday morning came and I met Bert at the...

Well Monday morning came and I met Bert at the San Gabriel River Trail head., also known as "Chalan Rest Stop" ,A local gathering spot for cyclist that will routinely have a couple of hundred riders...
03-06-24, 12:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By merziac

Ooorah!, Marine to the rescue, no surprise....

Ooorah!, Marine to the rescue, no surprise. :thumb:
03-05-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By nlerner

A few of my pics from a great day of riding: ...

A few of my pics from a great day of riding:

Life’s a beach:...
03-05-24, 08:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thanks to mackgoo for getting us through San...

Thanks to mackgoo for getting us through San Clemente and depositing us to the approaches to Camp Pendleton. There was a slim chance that I would be able to get us onto the base to avoid riding on...
03-05-24, 09:24 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,203
Posted By nlerner

Day 1 was the monthly Rose Bowl ride. Yesterday...

Day 1 was the monthly Rose Bowl ride. Yesterday was San Gabriel to Seal Beach, accompanied by Manny66 and two additional harbor pilot locals. Sunny and low 60s as we made our was along the San...
02-28-24, 11:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By non-fixie

Looks like there is a business case for flying...

Looks like there is a business case for flying the whole Eroica California circus to Cuba for a weekend. Win-win! :)
02-26-24, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By 52telecaster

I don't usually pull a trailer, but when I do...

I use a Paramount!
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Tonight's gig.
02-24-24, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,792
Views: 1,105,150
Posted By jPrichard10

Slowly piecing the Superbe group together, thanks...

Slowly piecing the Superbe group together, thanks tmnguuyen !
...
02-24-24, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,442
Posted By Aardwolf

You probably know this but the pedals are Lyotard...

You probably know this but the pedals are Lyotard M23 Marcel Berthet
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My favourite pedals, they also work with MKS...
02-21-24, 08:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,107
Posted By jPrichard10

My first Merz

This has hung in a local co-op for quite some time. I knew I couldn't swing the hefty price tag, but always checked it out since it's my size (size NBA) and a piece of local and international bike...
02-19-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27,968
Views: 4,528,172
Posted By cjefferds

nlerner I like your style! Here is my attempt at...

nlerner I like your style! Here is my attempt at something similar. Mine’s a Sprite/Sports mashup with 5 speed huret shifter derailleur combo. ...
02-19-24, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27,968
Views: 4,528,172
Posted By nlerner

Here’s another project in the realm of “not your...

Here’s another project in the realm of “not your (grand)father’s Raleigh 3-speed”: Frame is a 1971 Raleigh Pro Mark 2, which I recently purchased from tmnguuyen. It’s quite patina-ed, which suits my...
02-18-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,442
Posted By juvela

----- just you wait! chainset appears...

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just you wait!

chainset appears to be the Verot Competition Nr. 53, not swaged, forged -
...
02-18-24, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,442
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well thanks for the thread bump, I did not see it...

Well thanks for the thread bump, I did not see it first two times around. These are really cool bikes and I would say go for it! Make sure you have this song on repeat on the drive there:
...
02-17-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,653
Posted By AdventureManCO

That would 100% be the thing to do if the bike...

That would 100% be the thing to do if the bike was a smaller size like a 52cm. With it being a larger size, I'm wondering if many prospective buyers would be sized out, so to speak.
02-17-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,633
Posted By SoCaled

Get in the van! - posted 15min ago MB-1...

Get in the van! - posted 15min ago

MB-1 Comp- $250 - Whittier, CA
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/whittier-1989-bridgestone-mb/7718672397.html
...
02-17-24, 01:03 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,633
Posted By SoCaled

Quintana Roo Superform - $700 - LA, CA ...

Quintana Roo Superform - $700 - LA, CA
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/los-angeles-fillet-brazed-quintana-roo/7718379526.html
Filet Brazed Tom Teesdale frame, painted by his wife, 650c...
02-16-24, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By bikingshearer

Fantastic! Welcome to the Big Ol' Honkin'...

Fantastic! Welcome to the Big Ol' Honkin' Cinelli Club. As the owner of two mid-1960s 64cm SC's, I suspect you will love the way it rides. If not. you know where to find me . . . .:D
02-16-24, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By Jacob_R_59

My “New” 1970 64cm Spence Wolf Cinelli

Hi Folks,

I thought that folks might like to see my 1970 64cm Cinelli Super Corsa. I bought it earlier this year. I believe the previous owner is the 2nd owner. He owned it for 10 years and he...
02-13-24, 11:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

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02-13-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

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02-13-24, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

The next day was an organized ride/tour of Havana...

The next day was an organized ride/tour of Havana

after some speeches by the mayor, the coach of a local sports team and the boss man of Eroica, the police escorted us on a spirited ride...
02-13-24, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

After the ride, a local dance troupe showed up...

After the ride, a local dance troupe showed up for a show

we were all beat, wanting showers, beer etc, but we watched a show of children that lasted a lil long in our tired state.

the kids...
02-13-24, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Any reason why you picked these 3 mid/low range...

Any reason why you picked these 3 mid/low range bikes? Or is that everything that is locally available to you?
I don't think there is a whole lot to separate these. Just pick the one that looks the...
02-12-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

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02-12-24, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

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Part of the American / Miami contingency stunning schwinns ...
02-12-24, 01:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

Che’s bike

Someone discovered Che’s actual bicycle. I was shocked it was there, him being the hero of the revolution Et al.

apparently his survivors and I heard his wife were able to authenticate...
02-12-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,158
Posted By Robvolz

The various bikes

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02-12-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By sbarner

The Mk II and Mk III shared that color, the...

The Mk II and Mk III shared that color, the latter adding chrome on the rear triangle and transitioning to different, more Italian looking lugs. It was a bit confusing because Raleigh called this...
02-09-24, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By Robvolz

This morning I decided to ride without an agenda....

This morning I decided to ride without an agenda. So glad I did.

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Outside in...
02-09-24, 05:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By SoCaled

I am jealous Rob! There are some really...

I am jealous Rob!

There are some really crazy New Orleans - Cuba connections. When I was there for Carnival we were with the Rebirth Brass Band, and meet up with Conga de los Hoyos a conga band...
02-09-24, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By Robvolz

Thank you for acknowledging the jazz scene. I...

Thank you for acknowledging the jazz scene. I went to my fav lil boite near hotel Havana (formerly the Hilton, where they shot the Hilton Manager in the back as he tried to escape the revolution...
02-09-24, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,084
Posted By Kabuki12

I bought a 1978 Pro MK V in a similar state . I...

I bought a 1978 Pro MK V in a similar state . I absolutely LOVE the ride of this bike . I paid about the same ($150 included HS and BB , both Campy) . I have ridden it a bunch and just can't find...
02-08-24, 10:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By Robvolz

But first… The first time I visited Cuba I...

But first…

The first time I visited Cuba I was unnerved by the hustlers trying to get me to stay at their place. While in the secure part of the airport mind you. They showed us folders of...
02-08-24, 09:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,843
Posted By Robvolz

It’s really effing tough to write about here with...

It’s really effing tough to write about here with out going deeeeep into the political structure.

Arriving at the airport, all the luggage had been unloaded accept for my bike. An hour later, I...
02-07-24, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,203
Posted By Brad L

Painted Churches Tour 2.0

I'm leading another tour of the Painted Churches around Schulenburg, Texas. Last year we had a really nice time despite the cold and dampness. It actually sleeted at the allotted start time, so we...
01-20-24, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By AdventureManCO

The Great 2024 Le Grande Garage Free-fest! FREE! 1973 Raleigh Super Course!

Okay, I've been looking forward to doing this for a long time, so I'm really excited. I've been inspired to reduce the size of the collection/fleet/garbage pile. The inspiration for this has come...
01-16-24, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 241,097
Posted By SoCaled

show off! ...

show off!

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01-06-24, 03:16 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 28,106
Posted By AdventureManCO

Buncha (literal) fair-weather fans in Cali! ...

Buncha (literal) fair-weather fans in Cali!

Sincerely,

-Former SoCal resident:D



P.S. Its fun to ride in the wet! (edit: not really!)
01-01-24, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 241,097
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

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01-01-24, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 241,097
Posted By hazetguy

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12-31-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,880
Posted By Manny66

The RIde. ...

The RIde.

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12-29-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 704
Posted By JustinHorne

Bridgestone RB1 Restoration and Build

Hey all!

Wanted to share about a recent project I did. I’ve been passively hunting for a fairly high end vintage-ish steel frame for a while now. I wasn’t actively looking for an RB1 per se, but I...
12-29-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,775
Views: 241,097
Posted By fooferdoggie

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12-22-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,136,633
Posted By SDHawk

Vintage Schwinn High Sierra (1) and Sierra (2)...

Vintage Schwinn High Sierra (1) and Sierra (2) mountain bikes - 3 for $90 - Cottage Grove, OR...
12-10-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By SurferRosa

Millimeters! :D Sanding one down 0.2mm isn't...

Millimeters! :D

Sanding one down 0.2mm isn't that difficult. I've never done it as much as 0.6mm, but it would really be just three times the work. Now if your seat tube can take one as big as...
12-08-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,723
Posted By panzerwagon

1- Buy more bikes and parts I don’t need 2-...

1- Buy more bikes and parts I don’t need
2- Make utterly no progress on projects
3- Lose interest in finished projects
4- Ride as little as possible

There, I said it. Now the curse can finally...
12-08-23, 10:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,723
Posted By AdventureManCO

New Year's Bike Resolutions: C&V Edition 2024

Let's focus on something positive. New Year's resolutions. It's about 3 weeks away. I have only 2 bike-related ones.


My New Years Bike Resolutions

1. Ride my bikes more than I spend time...
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