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Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-02-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,779
Posted By Veloria
Hello there and happy New Year to all! ...

Hello there and happy New Year to all!



Regarding the above, that is absolutely incorrect. This is a wonderful forum and I have a permanent link to it on Lovely Bicycle's sidebar as a resource...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-11, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,162
Posted By Veloria
I agree - nothing. But putting my...

I agree - nothing.
But putting my wrong-rubbing blog aside and returning to the more interesting Moser topic...

T-Mar's description of Aelle and his theory of why Moser frames are made with it...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,162
Posted By Veloria
So interesting. My frame takes a 26.8mm seatpost,...

So interesting. My frame takes a 26.8mm seatpost, which would indicate Aelle. But as other Moser owners have noted (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/497395-Columbus-Aelle-light), "the bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-11, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,162
Posted By Veloria
Unfortunately there is not a great deal of...

Unfortunately there is not a great deal of information on Moser bikes. The link unworthy1 has posted to the catalog is probably your best bet. But Moser frames were made in small batches and there...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 08:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
"I wasn't asking about the cutout; I was asking...

"I wasn't asking about the cutout; I was asking about the narrowness. Generally, women like wider saddles than men do because of the distance between the sit bones. I have no idea what it would be...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
Noglider - I do like Selle Anatomica saddles...

Noglider - I do like Selle Anatomica saddles overall.
Here (http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/2011/08/selle-atomica-my-impressions.html) is my review of the last one I had.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
"There are folks here who won't like it..." ...

"There are folks here who won't like it..."

Oh I am sure. And I don't mean to provoke them. But I can sincerely say that there were zero aesthetic considerations in the components choice here, not...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,489
Posted By Veloria
http://distilleryimage2.s3.amazonaws.com/b11921b01...

http://distilleryimage2.s3.amazonaws.com/b11921b018c711e1a87612313804ec91_7.jpg

My cat could not agree more.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
Speaking of modern brifting parts... Ideally I...

Speaking of modern brifting parts... Ideally I would like to switch out that crankset (http://www.flickr.com/photos/lovely_bicycle/6407466513/in/set-72157628017580451) (9 speed Record, 52/39t, 175mm...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
Yeah, at my weight the Moser's tubing feels...

Yeah, at my weight the Moser's tubing feels pretty much ideal; I definitely do not need OS.

Forgot to add that the complete bike is 21lb as shown here.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Veloria
Well, that was interesting... 1978 frame + 1999 parts

I was amused to find a thread I started exactly a year ago (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/698402-Italian-Beau-Needs-a-Make-Over-Help-Make-my-Moser-Look-More-Period-Correct) about making my...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By Veloria
I'm sorry... Am I going nuts or is it glowing in...

I'm sorry... Am I going nuts or is it glowing in the dark in that pic?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-11, 03:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Veloria
See also the RideBlog...

See also the RideBlog (http://rideblog.wordpress.com/), written by "snarkypup" who is a member here. She had a Raleigh Sports, then also bought a modern bike (Viva Kilo - Danish), but ended up...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-11, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,256
Posted By Veloria
This is a constant topic of discussion between...

This is a constant topic of discussion between female readers of my blog (see signature below). Classic modern bikes can be 10 times more expensive than vintage finds, and are often less comfortable...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-05-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By Veloria
RAL 3014 / Antique Pink?

Wondering whether anyone here has used RAL 3014 "Antique Pink" on a repaint/ restoration project and could offer some feedback about it, or ideally a picture? Can find surprisingly few examples of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-03-11, 01:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
Either that or know how to take photos that...

Either that or know how to take photos that disguise flaws. All my bikes are filthy and I don't often clean them. But you usually can't tell in photos.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-02-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
That's not such a strange question. There is an...

That's not such a strange question. There is an entire flickr group (http://www.flickr.com/groups/774274@N20/) dedicated to this.

I'm only interested in bikes though.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-01-11, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
I've ridden the Grand Bois Hetres (in cream of...

I've ridden the Grand Bois Hetres (in cream of course) on two bikes and love them:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6164/6190649534_71dfa7024e.jpg
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-01-11, 12:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
Thanks for the Schwalbe Durano tip! The...

Thanks for the Schwalbe Durano tip!

The Paselas are definitely wider than advertised, more like 30mm. I have 2 sets and have been using the older one since July last year. No flats, no signs of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
Quicker and wider! Definitely keeping them then...

Quicker and wider!
Definitely keeping them then : )
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 754
Posted By Veloria
Nice : ) You should submit this to the Mixte...

Nice : )
You should submit this to the Mixte Gallery (http://themixtegallery.wordpress.com/)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,109
Posted By Veloria
Guys in sneakers? Come on, that is not the...

Guys in sneakers? Come on, that is not the equivalent!

The clipless wooden shoe story is heartwrenching. Though I can't help wondering whether she left him because he spent too much time on stuff...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
Thanks. Seems the two are probably equivalent...

Thanks. Seems the two are probably equivalent speed-wise then.
Might as well stick with my Paselas.

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6156/6187559850_598a498576.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-30-11, 12:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,688
Posted By Veloria
White Panaracer Pasela vs Vittoria Randonneur?

Any experience with white Panaracer Pasela vs Vittoria Randonneur tires? I am a cream/white tire fiend and have been using the Paselas on 700C roadish bikes. Was going to just put the set I already...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-28-11, 11:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,443
Posted By Veloria
I like the version with the green panels...

I like the version with the green panels actually. It's a fresh and unexpected combination, draws the eye to all the best details on the bike, and is typically Mercian-ish as far as crazy colour...
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