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07-23-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Wildwood

the 2X champ of the TdF is 22.

the 2X champ of the TdF is 22.
07-23-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3,418
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Posted By Wildwood

I like Phil & Bobke & company. but it is kinda...

I like Phil & Bobke & company.
but it is kinda lightweight stuff for the American market., but given the hours to talk away - highlighting a French ASO video feed, they get the job done with Chris &...
07-23-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,001
Posted By Wildwood

Short and slow rides? If less than 2 miles counts...

Short and slow rides? If less than 2 miles counts as a bike ride, then maybe I'm king. I have had at least 4-5road bikes to ride and wrench beginning back about 1997. I think the number is about 15...
07-23-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 217,129
Posted By Wildwood

Day before yesterday had a flat out on the road...

Day before yesterday had a flat out on the road on a tire that looked totally 100% good, and has been reliable. About 7 miles from home, and all I found in the tread were a couple of very small,...
07-23-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,047
Posted By Wildwood

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Banesto didn't ride DeRosa, but I did not possess Pinarello back then.
...
07-23-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Wildwood

Hereís what it would look like with 48/34 drilled...

Hereís what it would look like with 48/34 drilled rings.

I ordered mine for a Holdsworth built Special, still in project rebuild mode.

...
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By Wildwood

29th Annual Bicycle Auction – COPAKE AUCTION...

29th Annual Bicycle Auction – COPAKE AUCTION (https://www.copakeauction.com/auction/29th-annual-bicycle-auction-2021-06-26/)

So the latest auction was complete about a month ago, I had entered...
07-22-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 615
Posted By Wildwood

I never take a chance with dried brake pads, old...

I never take a chance with dried brake pads, old tires, wear on cables. Stopping well is my component priority.

I have been remarkably lucky with 35+ year old components. Close inspection upon...
07-22-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,087
Posted By Wildwood

The look of 'no cables/housing' has the best...

The look of 'no cables/housing' has the best visual impact (IMHO) when the internal routing starts at the handlebars. That totally clean and aero appearance up front also likely has the best...
07-21-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17,535
Views: 1,918,293
Posted By Wildwood

Always grateful to post this thread

Just a ride - pavement, gravel trail, hills, rural-ish.
Pics....
07-21-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By Wildwood

Missed the State on the truck's plate. These...

Missed the State on the truck's plate.

These kinds of people are almost always quite easy to ride away from.
Unless it is a e-dude bike.
E-dude bikes with music, with tires wide enough for...
07-20-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,252
Posted By Wildwood

Austro Daimler called a series of bikes "fast...

Austro Daimler called a series of bikes "fast touring".
Vent Noir and Olympian used 531 butted tubing, 73* head angle...
07-20-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Wildwood

If the length of Velox is the same today as on...

If the length of Velox is the same today as on the older box - the difference in length to Newbaum's is 0.4m.

Yeah, yeah - we used to ride narrow handlebars. I still ride 38cm - and I like a...
07-20-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Wildwood

Newbaum’s cloth tape is just a tad longer, so I...

Newbaum’s cloth tape is just a tad longer, so I use that. Sorry cannot help on perceived change to Velox. [edit: as I remember, a tad is about 3", in this case]...
07-20-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,967
Posted By Wildwood

I’ve got one. 1979 Carlton Criterium …the...

I’ve got one.
1979 Carlton Criterium
…the jury is still out regarding keeper…
[Was hoping it might ride as nicely as an xlarge Raleigh SuperCourse, previously owned, but seems to fall short for...
07-20-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Wildwood

and DDude, too. ( but he never slides over to...

and DDude, too.
( but he never slides over to 50somethingville )
07-19-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Wildwood

Each to their own. My wife doesn't appreciate...

Each to their own.
My wife doesn't appreciate self-deprecation from her senile, old man husband. :foo:

If using for decades, given 'Exhaust Warning', I suggest buying a size smaller than normal...
07-19-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 716
Posted By Wildwood

I live in an unincorporated part of our big...

I live in an unincorporated part of our big Seattle county - King County.

On most roads around my home, we get nothing. Bike lanes?, hahahaha, the white line is often the edge of the pavement with...
07-19-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Wildwood

In reply to a separate request from another BF...

In reply to a separate request from another BF oldster.

If you like wool jerseys

www.OregonCycleWear.com = for jersey; embroidery by their recommended vendor, referenced on their website.
...
07-18-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Wildwood

Nor I. ;) edit: actually at 6í1Ē, Iím sorta...

Nor I. ;)

edit: actually at 6í1Ē, Iím sorta between size L and XL. With nylon & stretchable garments = L. With wool = XL
07-18-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,937
Posted By Wildwood

I only print up the larger denominations.

I only print up the larger denominations.
07-18-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,937
Posted By Wildwood

Applauding the restraint of examples of haired &...

Applauding the restraint of examples of haired & hairless extremities.

Maybe the interwebs are becoming more ... dignified ... off the mainstream money/celebrity makers.

Cheers! :beer:
07-18-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,790
Posted By Wildwood

Why ride anything else? At C&V prices you owe...

Why ride anything else?
At C&V prices you owe it to yourself every time you swing a leg.
Just do it.
With quality tubulars....
07-18-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,409
Posted By Wildwood

I love a good thread revival. Good on ya, ...

I love a good thread revival.

Good on ya, Spellscape!

Give credence where due, they were better musicians than cyclists.
07-18-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By Wildwood

My bigger worry than spinning out 56X11 - is...

My bigger worry than spinning out 56X11 - is trying to turn the 44X26 on the last 10% climb home. :p
07-18-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,937
Posted By Wildwood

Good thread, reminded me it is time to get rid of...

Good thread, reminded me it is time to get rid of excess hair.
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07-18-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25,953
Views: 2,657,262
Posted By Wildwood

Been riding the vintage bikes a lot lately. Over...

Been riding the vintage bikes a lot lately. Over to issaquah is about 25, a run to Redmond (Marymoor Park) bumps the length to 45mi.

Ride on.
...
07-17-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Wildwood

NOT a 50+ Forum jersey thread, or 65+ thread jersey

The 50+ Forum jersey seemed ... immature for my age.
The 60+; and 65+ Thread jerseys never happened.

So, ……sometimes you just take things into your own hands.

I like wool for Puget Sound...
07-17-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 652
Posted By Wildwood

i will agree with the sentiment of more bike &...

i will agree with the sentiment of more bike & equipment coverage.
There seem to be plenty of times when, for example:
a. short comparisons of gearing on climbs
b. rim depths on those windy stages...
07-17-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,404
Posted By Wildwood

Stage 20 time trial. Chris Froome at the bottom...

Stage 20 time trial. Chris Froome at the bottom of the Stage finishers and 5minutes down to winner.

Has he just given up trying to perform at this Tour.?
Has he given up the chance future of...
07-17-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Wildwood

Wow - this is a really Great Question. For...

Wow - this is a really Great Question.
For starters, I have relatively large hands & long fingers, so this is not an issue for me:
I have 2 bikes w/ Galli (one in final build), one with Universal &...
07-17-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Wildwood

I have repops for a set of Universal levers (from...

I have repops for a set of Universal levers (from Rustines). But they seem a tad small for the Galli, by my measurement. And at $55USD I did not order a set for a trial in 'trying to make them fit'....
07-17-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Wildwood

The aluminium frame from the 00's? ...

The aluminium frame from the 00's?
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07-17-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Wildwood

Iím using Galli levers on a build. But what...

Iím using Galli levers on a build.
But what hoods will fit?
...
07-16-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By Wildwood

Itís about hair removal, not only shaving. ...

Itís about hair removal, not only shaving.

There are many techniques short of anything permanent. Waxing, lotions, etc. Many types of shavers for bony shins. Check online.


Years ago, my 1st...
07-15-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,976
Posted By Wildwood

Just outlandish how some people display...

Just outlandish how some people display themselves in public early in the morning after a fast gravel stretch.
It is important to conform to the norm, ... in wool.
Thinking Pink for the next hair...
07-15-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By Wildwood

I used to do bottles of that fabulous...

I used to do bottles of that fabulous Thunderbird....... but I don't recall being a cyclist then. :foo:
07-15-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,055
Posted By Wildwood

Do you have bicycle type tools? Ever repaired...

Do you have bicycle type tools? Ever repaired anything?

Surface rust is an easy fix. Deeper rust is more work. Rusty components clean well if you can dis&reassemble.
Whether riding or selling -...
07-15-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By Wildwood

Depends. From what to what. I am having a...

Depends. From what to what.

I am having a bunch of 'acceptable' leather saddles (good for 30-40 miles) modified to be better for longer rides in an aero position. Some saddles can be adjusted to...
07-15-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,055
Posted By Wildwood

Brand name needed to answer. Herse? ...

Brand name needed to answer. Herse?

Constructeur, Handmade, or Production -

Unique or pedestrian.

Original paint, original components

how old, how much rust
07-14-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 100,565
Posted By Wildwood

Always nice to see a black Special from...

Always nice to see a black Special from Holdsworthy!
This one from 1980. Via Ireland....
07-13-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,141
Posted By Wildwood

Vintage roadies Austrian - 3 Belgium - 1 ...

Vintage roadies
Austrian - 3
Belgium - 1
Dutch - 1 = probably got the most miles last year
French - 1
German - 1
Irish - 1 (Irish branded UK Holdsworth)
Italian - 5
Spanish - 1
Swiss - 1
06-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Wildwood

Sounds like you have a great LBS for your next...

Sounds like you have a great LBS for your next acquisition. :thumb:
Buying from Forum members on C&V has never left me disappointed.

And my Holdsworth (branded as Irish Harding) is a favorite,...
06-05-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,045
Posted By Wildwood

I am going to agree with Iride01 - in that, for...

I am going to agree with Iride01 - in that, for my rides of 30 miles or less most any saddle is OK. But, .... given increasing age and some moderate weight loss over 2 years, I have decided that...
06-04-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,709
Posted By Wildwood

I share non-fixie 's sentiment in Post#129. ...

I share non-fixie 's sentiment in Post#129.
And I admire the C&V Forum espcially, & BF overall for the 17year contribution to a hobby pursued for 1/2 my long lifetime.

I come to the Internet to...
06-04-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By Wildwood

There sure are more Davidsons out there than I...

There sure are more Davidsons out there than I realized. Yours is beautiful.

And the right size... .to make me jealous.
Only spoke with Bill on a few occasions, always gracious.
06-04-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By Wildwood

Thanks to all - excellent help.

Thanks to all - excellent help.
06-04-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By Wildwood

Thanks, Dean - Did you buy parts from Branford?...

Thanks, Dean -
Did you buy parts from Branford? or where?
06-03-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By Wildwood

AndyK - :thumb::thumb: Changing...

AndyK - :thumb::thumb:


Changing tubulars and clinchers = no prob. :)
I can adjust brakes (almost all) and friction shifters (usually) with skill. :p
Fenders can be tough, given a fender...
06-03-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wildwood

Lovely. And even more special as you know it has...

Lovely. And even more special as you know it has been cared for.

Judged? Given title typo I was expecting - "Is this an Italian bike? I made it look like one!"

23s (and smaller) just make you...
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