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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-14, 08:15 PM
Replies: 130
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Posted By Heatherbikes
Toronto is wonderful for cycling! Man oh man, so...

Toronto is wonderful for cycling! Man oh man, so much fun, all the beautiful men and women out on bikes. Having spent many years exiled in a bicycle void prairie city, I was enthralled by Toronto...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,514
Posted By Heatherbikes
I love C&V! I am obsessed with classic bicycles....

I love C&V! I am obsessed with classic bicycles. The better ones were just so well made, and modern mass produced steel bikes are pathetic in comparison. As a child I dreamed of having a wonderful...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-14, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Heatherbikes
bianchigirl, might be interested in the ralley

bianchigirl, might be interested in the ralley
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-04-14, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Heatherbikes
kc0yef: thanks, exactly what I wanted to know,...

kc0yef: thanks, exactly what I wanted to know, and I understood earlier(cryptic bicycle wizard response). Oh and could you go beyond 32t, or what range?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Heatherbikes
32T instead of 30T wouldn't be much of a...

32T instead of 30T wouldn't be much of a difference, I guess the front cranks would determine that. thanks for the second link Justin, had to see it to believe it. Wow a 28t chainring. There is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-30-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Heatherbikes
Yes, the curiously named Victory Leisure LX,...

Yes, the curiously named Victory Leisure LX, which from my understanding was for bigger teeth cogs rather than an aftermarket triple crank. Were triples being used at the time? The Victory crankset...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-14, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 802
Posted By Heatherbikes
Will the 'rally'/super record campagnolo long cage plates work on Victory?

I have acquired a bike with vintage campagnolo, Victory. The short cage derailleur is supposed to go to 30T, which may be fine, but if I want to turn it into a long cage derailleur can i use the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-16-14, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By Heatherbikes
another campy rear derailleur! Will the "rally" long cage plate fit on Victory?

I got one of the rally cage copies and have to get around to putting it on the NR or SR...but then I got another bike with all Victory. I believe the Victory rear derailleur can go up to 30T, my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-09-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By Heatherbikes
Thanks, I do know about bikesmith! The problem...

Thanks, I do know about bikesmith! The problem is that my cranks are 170. Although my vintage raleigh cranks have almost no metal below the pedal hole....although they are steel.
I am interested...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-08-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,341
Posted By Heatherbikes
Any short people riding with the proper crank length calculator size?

HI, I have mostly ridden stock bikes, 170mm cranks, never really thought about it until a few years ago and wondered about the leg pain from cycling. I am 5'2", stand over heigh 29.5 inches. I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-04-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By Heatherbikes
I need narrow handlebars, I am very small, my...

I need narrow handlebars, I am very small, my drop bar size would be 34 or 36mm, but too many issues with drop bars to make it worthwhile. I have seen photos of bikes where people cut the ends off...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By Heatherbikes
Yes drillium! the moustache bars look fun, but...

Yes drillium! the moustache bars look fun, but too wide. If there are any custom handlebar builders out there, I'd love to know...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-14, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By Heatherbikes
Thanks for the replies. I should have mentioned...

Thanks for the replies. I should have mentioned that I know about the different bar diameters. Plus in my house we tend to do alot of improvising to make things work. Some of the velo orange bars...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Heatherbikes
Here is my cramerotti. Silver, rather plain. i...

Here is my cramerotti. Silver, rather plain. i am a bit disappointed that the tree is not stamped onto the fork crowns, or seat tube lug. Some rust.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-14, 01:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,106
Posted By Heatherbikes
Anybody using drop bar brake lever on upright bars? effective?

Not specifically classic and vintage, but I do have some lovely, gorgeous vintage non areo brake levers on my recent bicycle scores, but I am hopeless with drop bars, have let that one go. We're...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-03-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Heatherbikes
I will be getting the advanced membership to sell...

I will be getting the advanced membership to sell bicycle bits as I am having a dreadful time with ebay and trying to clear out many goodies. The frame I'd rather part with locally. I was thinking...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-03-14, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Heatherbikes
pictures tomorrow. I will ask the calgary...

pictures tomorrow. I will ask the calgary campione store about decals.

holden west-what is the centurion dave scott ironman like? I've filled my road bike quota, but there is one sale in the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Heatherbikes
Cramerotti, any info about current status? Just scored one

My unexpected bike luck continues with the weekend purchase of a Cramerotti for $150. The seller was getting emails from Vancouver, people wanting him to bring it into the city, but he wanted to...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 06-02-14, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Heatherbikes
1989 Trek 420 frame, value?

A few years ago I was given a trek 420 frame size 18 or 19 inches. Somebody had taken all the parts and left me with a project...so it has sat in the bedroom as a sock rack. In the span of a...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 06-02-14, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By Heatherbikes
I do not have tv so haven't heard too much about...

I do not have tv so haven't heard too much about what happened, basic cbc news, one article said hit in upper body, another his arm. He likely crashed. Very scary! Apparently, someone in the Sooke...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 06-01-14, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,742
Posted By Heatherbikes
Here is a list of 650c tires Bowzette Team...

Here is a list of 650c tires Bowzette Team Estrogen: Guide to 650C Bicycle Tires (ISO 571 tire size) (http://www.teamestrogen.com/content/650C_tires)
For small riders, 650B is often not enough of a...
Forum: Framebuilders 05-23-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By Heatherbikes
Fietsbob: Yes, but for the moment, I'd like free...

Fietsbob: Yes, but for the moment, I'd like free to be free and am already going to have to get another stem, handlebar,pedals, tires, other things.... At first I thought it could just be my year...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Heatherbikes
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-14, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,038
Posted By Heatherbikes
photos on posting on frame building section, but...

photos on posting on frame building section, but here is the bike...
Forum: Framebuilders 05-23-14, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,338
Posted By Heatherbikes
Some more photos, this is the gist of the issue. ...

Some more photos, this is the gist of the issue. The bike seems fine, but I was concerned about the rust being at the joints and lugs rather than random scratches.
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