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  1. ^ +1 A DeRosa owner here. (and kinda passionate...

    ^ +1
    A DeRosa owner here. (and kinda passionate about DeRosa/Campy/raceworthy/etc)
    Hey - somebody out there needs a derosa with double eyelets on their stamped rear dropouts. How else are you...
  2. Thread: ALAN book

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    Looks like from the intro to the book lots of...

    Looks like from the intro to the book lots of champions rode Alan bikes. Sounds like a successful business to me.
    I know of a lot of companies that avoid being dominant, they just want to build...
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    Gorgeous. Looking forward to a few more pics...

    Gorgeous. Looking forward to a few more pics
    Medici has always held a fascination for me.
    Not sure why, never ridden one.
    Had hoped to ride DD's, but a bit small.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salubrious View Post ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Salubrious View Post

    I have no idea why, but I really like the ride of these bikes!





    I remember Eldorado ride, until the hills/mts arrived.
    Sorry it's not a...
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    1972 Schwinn Super Sport - purchased used in 79, traded for skis in 81. Chromed shortie fenders.
    1984 Centurion ProTour (new) My only roadie for over 10 years. Tange #2. Lots of miles on mt...
  6. With all the chrome a silver stem is my...

    With all the chrome a silver stem is my suggestion, unless you are staying all original.
    Or a black seatpost, to match wheels/stem.

    Very nice. Glad to see bikes that are less common.
    Columbus...
  7. CdA, 7 speed indexed. Not the quickest shifter...

    CdA, 7 speed indexed. Not the quickest shifter but a purty one.

    419489419490
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    Poll: That's the ticket. I can ride faster with a...

    That's the ticket.
    I can ride faster with a faster bike.
    Note to self - buy a RED roadie.
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    Pegoretti GGM = Great Googoolee Moogoolee

    Pegoretti
    GGM = Great Googoolee Moogoolee
  10. Thread: Old Trek fit

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    I only owned 2 Treks, both were sport/touring and...

    I only owned 2 Treks, both were sport/touring and just didn't hit the sweet spot for me, even the 1985 600 Series with 531cs frameset. So I guess you could say the brand was never on my priority...
  11. Thread: Old Trek fit

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    Lots of Trek love out there and much of it...

    Lots of Trek love out there and much of it deserved, but make sure the frame fits your purpose - they made a lot of bikes. Mine have moved on.

    edit - maybe i should be on the lookout for the...
  12. Thread: Old Trek fit

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    Steel Merckx with century geometry.

    Steel Merckx with century geometry.
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    Some dream bikes just aren't. I really wanted...

    Some dream bikes just aren't.
    I really wanted a Cannondale back in the early 90s - a friend loaned me his for a month and saved me a bunch of money as it showed the Cannondale was not the bike for...
  14. Leather touring saddles on Italian race bikes....

    Leather touring saddles on Italian race bikes.
    (i offer no pics)
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    I've been lurking on this thread, and nothing...

    I've been lurking on this thread, and nothing more can be said except to heap on more superlatives. But it should be stated that this is a show worthy frameset. NAHBS 2015 is in Louisville. Has...
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    When I ride with a group, several of my friends...

    When I ride with a group, several of my friends will be there too - we seldom talk about bikes.
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    60 miles @ 26 degrees. You've got to be using a...

    60 miles @ 26 degrees. You've got to be using a schrader valve brain - it's too soft.
  18. I had a PH10 in Carbolite 103. It was a most...

    I had a PH10 in Carbolite 103.
    It was a most enjoyable ride.

    Welcome to the Forum.
    My Peugeot was a 1985 PH10L. It had 27" wheels, Simplex derailleurs, and a light feel for a 24 pound...
  19. I had a PH10 in Carbolite 103. It was a most...

    I had a PH10 in Carbolite 103.
    It was a most enjoyable ride.

    Welcome to the Forum.
    My Peugeot was a 1985 PH10L. It had 27" wheels, Simplex derailleurs, and a light feel for a 24 pound...
  20. give me 40F...... please. I don't want to buy...

    give me 40F...... please.
    I don't want to buy winter booties, just trying to get by with insulated toe covers.
    But then I don't commute.
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    BBrrr...Cold outside - made me think of this one

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    not really vintage yet - but gets me stoked occasionally.
  22. CyclingNews covers C&V - '72 Colnago Super

    Retro tech: 1972 Colnago Super Pantografata | Cyclingnews.com

    nice set of pics.

    apologies if this is a duplicate.
  23. Or the 7-11 color scheme. I know it is late 80s,...

    Or the 7-11 color scheme.
    I know it is late 80s, but that's a classic Eddy color scheme for me.
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    yes sadly we take in the news; the solutions to...

    yes sadly we take in the news; the solutions to savage brutality, corruption, slavery are complex and multi-faceted - but all nations should work to eliminate poverty, and exploitation. Everywhere...
  25. [QUOTE=bicyclebradley;17278542](cool side story,...

    [QUOTE=bicyclebradley;17278542](cool side story, when i bought the bike, it came with an original sales receipt and some other papers in a tattered old manilla envelope. i bought it from a guy here...
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