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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-22-16, 03:12 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,864
Posted By martl
last few times i participated, the people...

last few times i participated, the people checking the bikes weren't exactly bike encyclopeias on two legs, and i didn't see radio-carbon analytic equipment, either.
I registered 2 of my rides for...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 01:51 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 15,817
Posted By martl
As a matter of fact, i have no idea. The...

As a matter of fact, i have no idea.

The right hand crank looks the same way:

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/Sugino-4.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/171991)
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 04:22 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 15,817
Posted By martl
http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/...

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/large/Kurbrln_017.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/101572)

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/large/ebay_001.jpg?0...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 04:19 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 15,817
Posted By martl
http://test.radklassiker.org/wp-content/gallery/er...

http://test.radklassiker.org/wp-content/gallery/eroica09/dsc_3008.jpg

http://test.radklassiker.org/wp-content/gallery/eroica09/dsc_3014.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-15-16, 04:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,146
Posted By martl
...erm.... nope. ...

...erm.... nope.

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/DSC_2435-Edit.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/64471)
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-15, 04:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,169
Posted By martl
i walked past a newly opened bike shop (the kind...

i walked past a newly opened bike shop (the kind with cargo bikes and Pedersens), went inside and asked if they happened to have shiftercables compatible with Campagnolo. That earned me a puzzled...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-17-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,471
Posted By martl
Hats off to the guy for pulling that one off...

Hats off to the guy for pulling that one off without batting an eyelid.

Reminds me for some reason of this piece of german TV:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZygK3yvUee4

This german TV...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-17-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,471
Posted By martl
"Campa" or "Campag" is still better than "Campy",...

"Campa" or "Campag" is still better than "Campy", which sounds to me like the nickname of the middle one of the three little ponies. Italians also say "Campa".

If you ever heard what italians can...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-17-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,471
Posted By martl
So you think the romans got their latin word from...

So you think the romans got their latin word from the English?! heck, didn't know that :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-14-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,567
Posted By martl
i don't mind wide tires at all, i've been using...

i don't mind wide tires at all, i've been using 1.9" Paselas for a decade now on my commuter. I wouldn't care for that kind of rubber on a race bike, because i like my race bikes feeling like - uhm,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-15, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,329
Posted By martl
That's fine, then. I've never tried to talk...

That's fine, then. I've never tried to talk someone out of wearing a helmet. That's up to each individual to decide. If a person wants to wear a helmet while climbing some stairs, or using a car, its...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-24-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,329
Posted By martl
Which is true for 100% of the things you do....

Which is true for 100% of the things you do. Every day of your life. So, what are the reasons for wearing one while cycling, again?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-22-15, 01:24 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,050
Posted By martl
i'm all for hi-viz vests for deers, boars and...

i'm all for hi-viz vests for deers, boars and mooses.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iDB0KV6bzP0/VG3gM8i2EUI/AAAAAAAAcfw/FvcmElLAR_Y/s1600/Zweibeiniges-Reh.jpg

As for riding a bicycle, i consider...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-15-15, 01:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,567
Posted By martl
I've been using an 90ies hardtail MTB with 47mm...

I've been using an 90ies hardtail MTB with 47mm slicks (Paselas) as a commuter and city-bike for the last decade. I'm glad i have now confirmed scientifically that i'm not completely bonkers.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,377
Posted By martl
True - never tried them myself, though. ...

True - never tried them myself, though.

Another rare beast:

Modolo Superprestige

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/3/386/386757-tw3r1q3p9fko-superprestige-medium.jpg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-12-15, 04:07 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,377
Posted By martl
Edcos: ...

Edcos:

http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/edco2_klein.jpg?0 (http://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/114212)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-25-15, 11:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,844
Posted By martl
150€ for a 46cm 26" very nice half-built frame...

150€ for a 46cm 26" very nice half-built frame that had, among other things, a Superrecord 1st Gen derailleur, and a set of SR cranks in nice nick hanging on it. Sold frame and wheels on for the same...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-20-15, 08:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By martl
bought once one of those as a donor bike (it had...

bought once one of those as a donor bike (it had that century c-record i had been searching for half a year). The frame was way too big for me, so i passed it on. Still love the color scheme....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-03-15, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By martl
People can use descriptive terms in their ads as...

People can use descriptive terms in their ads as they like. I see what is offered, so i can tell whether i want it or not.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-01-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 51,711
Posted By martl
True that. I had asked the sun and the wall both...

True that. I had asked the sun and the wall both to please kindly move, but they wouldn't.

Obpicture:

http://fstatic1.rennrad-news.de/f/ev/gn/evgnhsoj600u/large_Pego-9.jpg?0...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-28-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 932
Posted By martl
I personally know next to nothing about Luongo. ...

I personally know next to nothing about Luongo.
There was one in a german forum i visit:

Klassiker des Monats 11/2008 - Seite 2...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-16-14, 08:02 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,932
Posted By martl
The difference between "Amsterdam" and...

The difference between "Amsterdam" and "Copenhagen", as in "city", to "Netherlands" and "Denmark", as in "country" maybe.

My source was ETSC Data. Yep the countries rank high. others, like the UK,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-16-14, 01:34 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,932
Posted By martl
Claiming that Infrastructure is responsible for...

Claiming that Infrastructure is responsible for this is maybe ignoring another reality. There is good data proving that cycling gets safer the more people do it. That infrastructure is the main...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-15-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,932
Posted By martl
Yes, they are. I could post worse...

Yes, they are.


I could post worse examples. Funny thing is, they look strikingly similar to some projects hailed by cycling advocates in UK and elsewhere - narrow cycling canyons with high...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-15-14, 02:42 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 9,932
Posted By martl
I don't have data on this one. Not every streets...

I don't have data on this one. Not every streets data is publically available, i don't know what road that is in the media picture. But i can give you another example. "Seidelstrasse, Munich. One of...
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