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January is White Bike Month

Old 01-03-23, 12:02 PM
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I don't know if there are any original parts on this bike. The fork has, of course, been replaced with a Tange fork when the original was recalled. The paint is original with lots of touch-ups.
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Old 01-05-23, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
Did you ever solve it? I think 1/8" chains are louder than derailleur chains. I suppose it's because derailleur chains designed for flexibility (for shifting).
In a way, I've just gone to running 3/32" drivetrains on my fixed gear bikes and it's been quiet enough for me.

I'll likely try 1/8" again if I can ever get a true 42mm chainline on my crank and on a true track bike but I see no disadvantages with running 3/32" currently.
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Old 01-05-23, 09:19 AM
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Decathlon 'Speeder' that originally had Sachs parts with Wolber GTX2 rims.

Not yet a bike but should be built up for Easter. The frame is Vitus GTI and could be the UK version of the Decathlon Cobra 525. I suspect it was built by Gitane as it is very similar (but not so well finished) as my '94 SLX Gitane Leader.
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Old 01-05-23, 01:05 PM
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Sorry if this was posted in one of the previous Januarys, canít remember, and not taking the time to look through the whole thread.
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84 Supersport
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Old 01-05-23, 01:50 PM
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1984 Bianchi Specialissima...

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Old 01-05-23, 01:56 PM
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A De Rosa I sold because it was too big (really tried to make it work!)...

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Old 01-05-23, 01:58 PM
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A fully-refinished Olmo (also sold a few years ago)... Loved the white paint on this one; didn't love the Cromor tubing...



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Old 01-05-23, 02:12 PM
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Easton Ultralite tubing - a nice bike bought for the right price : ]
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Old 01-05-23, 10:56 PM
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Old 01-05-23, 11:56 PM
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My 1969 Colnago Super.


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Old 01-27-23, 03:54 PM
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Olmo Firenze. Every time I ride it I wonder why I don't ride it more often.
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Old 01-27-23, 04:27 PM
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Old 01-27-23, 04:42 PM
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Old 01-27-23, 05:18 PM
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Picked up a white bike this month. A ~90's F. Moser Corsa

The logos are masked into the paint. Fuchsia panels with a blue net fogged over that.

As was:


Bikes from last year

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Old 01-27-23, 06:16 PM
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Old 01-28-23, 10:24 PM
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An upcoming white project. 1986 Made in Canada Peugeot U08 mixte.




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Old 01-29-23, 08:19 AM
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Here is my Pearl White Zunow Di Picce taken this morning. She is in the shop right now being upgraded to DA 7402. I spent the latter half of last year trying different things to see what I want to do with her. I would like to see what 7400 actually looks like on the bike and how big a deal the 8sp STI functions. Aesthetically right now I prefer Superbe Pro Cranks + Superbe Pro 3100 RD/FD OR DA 7402 (8sp STI or DT) with an 8sp wheelset that runs Araya Aero tubular rims as the final build. If I end up liking the 7400 build I guess I will just have to find another Zunow to put it on . Also need to build a quality clincher wheelset to try maybe using Araya Super Aero, RT520 or Archetype rims then maybe I can form a clearer opinion on the whole clincher vs tubular thing. Will eventually also need to restore the frame paint.




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Old 01-29-23, 11:03 AM
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Betty White - My 1985 Schwinn Paramount
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Old 01-29-23, 08:23 PM
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1969 Urago


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Old 01-31-23, 10:38 PM
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My 2019 Cino bike getting some Florida sunshine yesterday.

1969 PX10

First Generation Phil hubs
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Old 02-01-23, 05:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Andy_K View Post
Am I the only one who sees these threads, takes a minute to think "Do I have any white bikes?", and then says, "Oh yeah, that one...and that one...and..."
Oh yeah, calls for this late entry for January 2023:

1993 Trek 520
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Old 02-01-23, 02:40 PM
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1981 Peugeot Pro 10Ö..
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Old 02-01-23, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by esasjl View Post
Decathlon 'Speeder' that originally had Sachs parts with Wolber GTX2 rims.

Not yet a bike but should be built up for Easter. The frame is Vitus GTI and could be the UK version of the Decathlon Cobra 525. I suspect it was built by Gitane as it is very similar (but not so well finished) as my '94 SLX Gitane Leader.
It is a nice frame and vitus tubing was quality tubing
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Old 02-01-23, 04:17 PM
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My 1991 white Raleigh Maxisport which will be upgraded. It will get new Synchro C Record shifters for 8 speed,new wheels, a new 8 speed record cassette, a new C Record front Derailleur and a new chain

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Old 02-01-23, 04:38 PM
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