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  1. Sticky: Welcome to the forum, and yes, stay out of those...

    Welcome to the forum, and yes, stay out of those photos. You could only ruin the pictures of your gorgeous bikes!:lol:;)

    Try and do a thread in the non-sticky section of the forum. Your beautiful...
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    Don't forget Miyata! My 1400A, bonded frame....

    Don't forget Miyata!

    My 1400A, bonded frame. Light, agile, with a steely-like ride -

    http://i733.photobucket.com/albums/ww339/jimcav/KGrHqYOKkIE3sWIRHBOCndDQKsg_3.jpg
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    Good looking Concorde! From what I can see...

    Good looking Concorde!

    From what I can see from that picture, I don't think it's worth $500.

    If I'm seeing it right, I think it has a Shimano 105 crank, which was at the bottom end of Shimano....
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    MTB's were my gateway drug into the world of road...

    MTB's were my gateway drug into the world of road bikes.

    They were cheap, sturdy, urban ready, with lot's of gears and they came in such pretty colors! So knowing little about bikes, and seeing...
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    Goodness, where were the Americans? Who were the...

    Goodness, where were the Americans? Who were the Americans? Did anybody catch a glimpse of one? They were so bad, so uncompetitive, that the announcers never even told us who they were! So it leaves...
  6. He did indeed ride a bike and he was actually...

    He did indeed ride a bike and he was actually quite athletic throughout his life. The illness that struck him later in his life really curtailed his activities, which was tough for him to take.

    As...
  7. There is a lot of good commentary here,...

    There is a lot of good commentary here, especially KonAaron Snake's and Verktyg's real world experience with Atala's, and I defer to them, but I was looking at that frame the OP posted here, and I...
  8. Thread: What a find!

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    Well, maybe you should just stick to mountain...

    Well, maybe you should just stick to mountain bikes my friend...:rolleyes:
  9. Thread: What a find!

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    Forget BMW's and Mercs, and check out this...

    Forget BMW's and Mercs, and check out this beautifully detailed Maserati.

    Montante Maserati 8CTF Single Speed Bicycle | eBay

    Now that is truly pretty, it looks fast and its priced right where a...
  10. Have another bottle of wine and buy that frame! ...

    Have another bottle of wine and buy that frame!

    It's actually a nice price IMHO...
  11. I should have been more clear. Atalas are...

    I should have been more clear.

    Atalas are much like the Schwinn of Italy. They made a high volume of bikes of all types, from girls bikes, to mixtes, to commuter bikes, touring style bikes and...
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    Well, this seller is actually correct when he...

    Well, this seller is actually correct when he used the over-used term, "rare". Because they are pretty much unavailable here in America as far as I can tell. Great Britain and Australia seem to be...
  13. I like the brand myself, and they were a very...

    I like the brand myself, and they were a very important builder in Italy's early cycling era. They were one of the largest Italian brands during the early 1900's.

    As far as desirable, not so much...
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    On the way pal!:thumb:

    On the way pal!:thumb:
  15. Thread: What a find!

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    I've seen Maserati road bikes to, and I wondered...

    I've seen Maserati road bikes to, and I wondered if their was really any quality behind them, or was it all marketing hype. I'm guessing that they were almost certainly made by an outside contractor....
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    Hey guys, I'm sure the question I'm about to ask...

    Hey guys, I'm sure the question I'm about to ask has been answered somewhere among the 4000 posts in this thread, but I can't seem to find it, so here it is...

    I'm looking to convert my 7 speed,...
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    Very nice "obscure" collection frogbutter! The...

    Very nice "obscure" collection frogbutter!

    The Gimondi is especially beautiful...
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    Ooooh, a revival thread! Here's a Giro that I...

    Ooooh, a revival thread!

    Here's a Giro that I picked-up on the bay awhile ago. It's in near mint, unworn condition and I wear it sparingly not for any particular reason. Any idea of the year? Goes...
  19. Sticky: Not to many pics of me out in the wild. But...

    Not to many pics of me out in the wild.

    But here are a couple of me after a 62 mile charity ride out in the wine country of Long Island. Beautiful day, beautiful scenery and yeah, some great wine...
  20. If this is going to be a "go fast" cardio rocket,...

    If this is going to be a "go fast" cardio rocket, then I would ditch the fat tires. I think 25's or at most 28's would be the way to go...
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    I think Tinko Saxo should be careful what they...

    I think Tinko Saxo should be careful what they wish for.
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    While Contador might be the best GT rider of his time, a lot of things have to come together to continue winning GTs. Will he remain...
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    Not sure if you still care, but here are some...

    Not sure if you still care, but here are some "action" shots after a metric century charity ride. I think they look better than my original pics...:o

    I did receive a couple of comments on the...
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    Wow, those are some beautiful shots! You...

    Wow, those are some beautiful shots!

    You really got around the course for some wonderful angles.

    My favorite - just a classic of a cyclist attacking a tight turn
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  24. Thread: Lbs

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    Absolutely. I never fail to tip my LBS...

    Absolutely.

    I never fail to tip my LBS mechanic, as well as my car mechanic. I want them to remember me when I need some work done and to drop what their doing to help me. And all tips are done...
  25. Thread: Purito

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    Not a huge surprise I guess. At first glance...

    Not a huge surprise I guess.

    At first glance it looks like a step backwards for Tyler, but I don't think Garmin has been giving him much support the last two seasons. Maybe this new team will key...
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