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    I love this shot. They probably had to deal with...

    I love this shot. They probably had to deal with a lot of the same carp that women's racing today still deals with.
  2. I like how the cogs sync with the frame rate of...

    I like how the cogs sync with the frame rate of the video. Some look like they are rotating backwards, other are stayin still, and some are moving forwards. I could watch this all day.
  3. It does not look like your hanger is bent in, but...

    It does not look like your hanger is bent in, but as other have mentioned, your chain may be too short. If this is the case, as the chain goes up and over the biggest cog, it will flex the hanger...
  4. Thread: The jerk

    by Bikegeek1968
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    Only a true krej would not use the word jerk.

    Only a true krej would not use the word jerk.
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    I just put this together for my first L'Eroica...

    I just put this together for my first L'Eroica 2014 prep rides. A black 979 was the first real race bike I had back when little Bikegeek1968 was a junior racer. That one was full SUper Record, this...
  6. Thread: Vitus 979

    by Bikegeek1968
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    Well it took awhile, but I finally got it...

    Well it took awhile, but I finally got it together and rode it for the first time today. All Mavic from a mid 80's PX10 donor, but I left the quill pedals off for now, and I am using a set of wheels...
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    A Bonding of Vitii (Vituses?)

    A Bonding of Vitii (Vituses?)
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    Edit: Nevermind

    Edit: Nevermind
  9. It is the last of the US market PX bikes. Check...

    It is the last of the US market PX bikes. Check the 85 and 86 catalogs. Both years have the same bike, one year it was called a PX10, the other it is simply a PX It is an SLX frame, full Mavic,...
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    No kidding on this. There was another fatal car...

    No kidding on this. There was another fatal car vs. bike hit and run last week. I just did a guided ride and bike rental for some visiting out of towners who were staying in Laguna Beach. I picked...
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    The Kickstarter is live. ...

    The Kickstarter is live.

    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1349035647/corsa-cleat-a-modern-bicycle-cleat-for-vintage-ped

    For anyone who makes the $500 pledge, the ride is really nice and the...
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    He is going to L'Eroica this year, so I know he...

    He is going to L'Eroica this year, so I know he is trying to work something out along those lines.

    The cleat is set up to work with the standard 3 bolt pattern you find on a modern road shoe, and...
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    Slotted cleats with float!

    So one of my friends is a pretty talented mechanical engineer, and over the past two years he has been designing a slotted cleat with float for mass production. He is just about to fire up a...
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    Speaking of Southern California and white pick up...

    Speaking of Southern California and white pick up trucks.....

    http://www.bikeforums.net/southern-california/951444-cyclist-assaulted-dana-point-video.html
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    If the bike rental cost is less than the cost of...

    If the bike rental cost is less than the cost of travelling with my bike, I will usually rent at my destination. And even if I do travel with bike, I bring one of my older road bikes so that I won't...
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    Make sure the brake pads are also in the correct...

    Make sure the brake pads are also in the correct position. You do not want dual ejecting brake pads the first time you grab a handful of rear brake.
  17. 376583 Something blue, 376584 Something new,...

    376583
    Something blue,

    376584
    Something new,


    376585
    Something BD to you.
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    I have seen wood clincher rims, but they are...

    I have seen wood clincher rims, but they are modern replicas. They have a carbon fiber inner (with a hook) and a wood laminate outer. The rims end up being a bit wide, and the ones I saw could...
  19. Here is how I have done it in the past. Use a...

    Here is how I have done it in the past.

    Use a chain whip, but make sure the last part is a pair of outer plates. Slip the plates over the drive side flange at a psoke hole, and put a nail through...
  20. L'Eroica 2014, 'cause it is never too early to start obsessing

    Well, the draw for entry was posted today, and I got in. I hope everyone else has the same luck.

    Now that that bit is out of the way, it is time to start the whole travel and bike process. Where...
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    At least he seems to have switched the brake...

    At least he seems to have switched the brake shoes so you don't end up with quadruple ejecting brake pads the first time you hit the brakes.

    Someone made a best offer on it. I wonder how much it...
  22. Thread: Vitus 979

    by Bikegeek1968
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    Just jumping in in the 979 love. I just picked...

    Just jumping in in the 979 love. I just picked one up, it is pretty much an exact copy of the first true race bike I ever had, same color, same size. It is going to get the full Mavic treatment and...
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    They, you, or anyone else can contact him at ...

    They, you, or anyone else can contact him at

    robert.chartline@gmail.com

    He was wondering why his facebook page had been getting a lot of attention recently.
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    He tried various plastics and nylon, but they did...

    He tried various plastics and nylon, but they did not work for various reasons. Believe me, I rode several of the plastic protoypes. Since the back portion of the floating piece is not supported by a...
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    The guy is a great mechanical engineer, and he...

    The guy is a great mechanical engineer, and he has been building the proto's by hand. Each one is machined out of aluminum and some sort of high density nylon. Once the shape is finalized the nylon...
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