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08-13-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,166
Posted By bulgie

That's serious overkill. I have filled H2O boss...

That's serious overkill. I have filled H2O boss holes several times, it was easy and reliable. The tube inevitably has a weakened spot there from tempering, but no weaker than any other spot on a...
07-03-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By satbuilder

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!

Nice tutorial on the pump mods. Thanks!
07-01-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By juvela

----- $40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!...

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$40 for the Gaslos is a very good buy!

Congratulations on being an excellent shopper. ;)


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07-01-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By aceves

Awesome restoration Brad L! Everything looks...

Awesome restoration Brad L! Everything looks right on this bike! :thumb:

aceves
06-25-22, 04:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By satbuilder

Link to the iab brake hood thread: ...

Link to the iab brake hood thread:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1041075-how-make-reproduction-vittoria-hoods.html
06-23-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By stardognine

Very, very nice. 👍 Your attention to detail is...

Very, very nice. 👍 Your attention to detail is far beyond my abilities.
06-23-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,593
Posted By juvela

----- question regarding the dating of two...

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question regarding the dating of two replacement pieces -

was trying to recall what date the derailment guard peg came on on R/NR outer chainwheels

the stamping on the Christophe toe...
06-08-22, 04:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,566
Posted By Bianchigirll

Im sure everyone will disagree but I think part...

Im sure everyone will disagree but I think part of the problem is people “discovering” vintage bikes after decades of riding bikes with the stop on pinhead dual pivot brakes and they automatically...
05-27-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By randyjawa

The absolute best advice given so far is stick...

The absolute best advice given so far is stick with the Simplex rear derailleur. Believe it or not, they do work very well. The worst kind of advice is altering the frame of a highly desirable...
05-03-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 34,165
Posted By rogerm3d

I'm glad that you made it through the ride and it...

I'm glad that you made it through the ride and it was great chatting with you a couple of times along the ride (Your dedication is quite impressive)
05-02-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 34,165
Posted By OldCoot

Well your bike was definitely on of my favorites....

Well your bike was definitely on of my favorites. I am glad you brought it!
05-01-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 34,165
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Congrats Brad! Gugie and I admired your bike as...

Congrats Brad! Gugie and I admired your bike as we were leaving onto Main St on Saturday, not realizing we were in the presence of officially recognized greatness.
05-01-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 34,165
Posted By bibliobob

That's a really solid beauty, Brad! Everyone...

That's a really solid beauty, Brad! Everyone really loved the silkscreen logo on the down tube, the gold lining, etc. A really great, representative example of a classic Italian gem...
03-17-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 34,165
Posted By merziac

No worries, the year I went, I showed Merz TW189,...

No worries, the year I went, I showed Merz TW189, very original save for saddle, tires and bar tape and in excellent shape, rode it on the ride also.

Several people that were obviously Merz fans...
11-03-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,048
Posted By non-fixie

C&V events in Europe 2022

After an almost event-less 2020 due to Covid-19, 2021 was much better, especially the second half of the year. Let's hope for a full calendar again in 2022.

This first post is reserved for the...
08-16-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By bikingshearer

That is fantastic news. The form will come back...

That is fantastic news. The form will come back (it sounds like it largely has) and the hole in your head will go away. But no new cancer is the most important thing and we are delighted for...
05-29-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By velopackrat

Brad, I'm up in FWTX and rode Eroica CA in...

Brad,

I'm up in FWTX and rode Eroica CA in 2016 and 2017, and had a blast. Before going, I was intimidated over the equipment. But having done it and like the other guys have said, I would say,...
03-17-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,307
Posted By Classtime

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*&...

So stoked that there is more bike and less c@#*& in this thread. (BF capitalized the c word but not Bike!?)

1.) I met a guy locally who had a new custom retro bike built so he didn't need to ride...
02-22-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,759
Posted By mountaindave

That’s almost an oxymoron...

That’s almost an oxymoron...
02-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,201
Posted By bOsscO

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and...

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and never return.
01-17-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,411
Posted By crandress

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range,...

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range, especially if she who must be obeyed finds out...
Forum: Texas
12-11-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,806
Posted By the sci guy

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as...

I arbitrarily choose anything before 1980 as vintage, and anything between 1980 - 1999 as classic. Soooo.... eye of the beholder I guess?!

Also Brad L while I haven’t had a chance to join y’all...
12-11-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,620
Posted By obrentharris

I shall not flog this horse. But I am...

I shall not flog this horse.

But I am grateful for the proliferation in the last thirty years of small bakeries along my usual cycling routes.

Brent
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By Kabuki12

I just bought a 1975 Super myself! As far as the...

I just bought a 1975 Super myself! As far as the Legnano , it seems to be in great shape and I hope the thread starter gets it for what he feels it is worth
Replies: 28
Views: 3,668
Posted By retyred

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for...

I was the buyer of the Legnano. Thanks again for your assistance, 3alarmer. Paid $2700 for it. 1959 Legnano, all original. I still have it.
Met the kid at a BurgerKing off the 5 freeway in...
01-06-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By repechage

Mostly. You are staying French so the chances of...

Mostly. You are staying French so the chances of extreme mismatch are minimal

check the chainline with a true straightedge before then after you install the 99 crank- remove the fixing bolt and...
11-22-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 177,164
Posted By DQRider

That ain't no ostrich. That there is a Texas...

That ain't no ostrich. That there is a Texas Turkey! `Tis the season, after all.
Replies: 3
Views: 909
Posted By 3alarmer

...I'm underwater on every bicycle restoration...

...I'm underwater on every bicycle restoration I've ever done. :) Luckily, I'm more of a buy and hold investor.
11-13-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,955
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info!...

Lol but they updated the ad based on your info! Well done. :beer:
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