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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-13, 03:47 AM
Replies: 27,281
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Posted By javal

this was unknown bot hot!

this was unknown bot hot!
01-02-13, 05:01 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 130,190
Posted By javal

And à happy new year To everyone contributing To...

And à happy new year To everyone contributing To this wayward thread! Its different To say the least!!!
11-17-12, 05:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,604
Posted By javal

284192 If its winter you´re talking about...

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If its winter you´re talking about (snow, ice, buckled up roads&cycle paths, slush, car drivers with no visibility), apart from clothing, ANOTHER bike is the right way to get through the...
11-17-12, 05:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 30,741
Posted By javal

284191 I came across this Kalkhoff...

284191 I came across this Kalkhoff not-lightweight bike with 80´s features on the swedish CL.
11-11-12, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,761
Posted By javal

Very nice! (and interesting thread!)

Very nice! (and interesting thread!)
11-10-12, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,550
Posted By javal

And some frames were of italian origin. And then...

And some frames were of italian origin. And then there was the collaboration with Merckx. But the main stock of frames between late 60´s and mid 70´s differed only in components. Most of these frames...
11-04-12, 10:01 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 94,634
Posted By javal

richpool; I´m a returning lurker to every Cdale...

richpool; I´m a returning lurker to every Cdale thread and your bike is right up there! The blue&white scheme came out terrific! Cranks&rims = spot on! I agree you could do something with those...
11-04-12, 03:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,550
Posted By javal

Since the merger in the 60´s MCB was running the...

Since the merger in the 60´s MCB was running the identical bikes. The higher end bikes just differed in colours and decals. The high end bikes were called 318, 319 and 320. They all had the same...
11-03-12, 08:18 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 130,190
Posted By javal

crawfordvj; Futamiguara beach!!! Wow...a riders...

crawfordvj; Futamiguara beach!!! Wow...a riders paradise! Great pic!
11-03-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,550
Posted By javal

You can drool my Monark. Its a 1973 319. PS! MCB...

You can drool my Monark. Its a 1973 319. PS! MCB stands for MonarkCrescentBolagen (the MonarkCresent Company). Monark & Crescent merged during the 60´s.

281801281802281803281804281805 a MCB...
11-03-12, 08:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 30,741
Posted By javal

They are hard to come by, even in Germany. Some...

They are hard to come by, even in Germany. Some images: 281797281798281799281800

Scharrer-Reiff-Heidelmann-Enik
Forum: Europe
11-03-12, 07:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,924
Posted By javal

Well, another looong (not so hot) summer passed...

Well, another looong (not so hot) summer passed and I´m back on the forums as the riding/outdoor time is restricted by the weather and loss of daylight. You guys got any wild winter plans? join a...
10-13-12, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

As in the the case in Berlin, the biker/commuter...

As in the the case in Berlin, the biker/commuter has an option if/when the weather gets better/worse to jump the underground. But 7 C is hardly bad. Over here people ride several degrees minus.
10-06-12, 02:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

Theres hoards of people with non-psysical...

Theres hoards of people with non-psysical lifestyles. The US in particular? Un-healthy lifestyles in the western world are also an epidemic threat to future society, as is pollution. But essentially,...
09-23-12, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

This will probably make cycling un-attractive for...

This will probably make cycling un-attractive for loads of people. And if future climate and bike riding is correlated, we should make bike riding convenient for those who see themselves as...
09-21-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,790
Posted By javal

Why? Due to bike-fit? Why not have two drop-bars?

Why? Due to bike-fit? Why not have two drop-bars?
09-21-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

I agree fully on that, but since (in this Berlin...

I agree fully on that, but since (in this Berlin case) bikes evolve above and below ground its more a convenient service for riders not to have to chose above ground. In poor weather for instance. Or...
09-19-12, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

she didnt mind...:rolleyes:

she didnt mind...:rolleyes:
09-18-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By javal

underground bike transport

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The city of Berlin, Germany, makes it a lot easier for bikers to travel cross town by underground if needed. Certain wagons are especially for bike carrying.
09-18-12, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,031,696
Posted By javal

gorgeous!

gorgeous!
09-17-12, 02:51 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 114,780
Posted By javal

273405273406273408 Some more "wild" bikes...

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Some more "wild" bikes from urban jungle Berlin this august. Visiting cities is the only time when I carry a camera around... The Swiss olympic I never heard of (lardy lugs!),...
09-16-12, 01:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,530
Posted By javal

273117 Scapin mid-eighties....

273117

Scapin mid-eighties. www.cykelhobby.com
09-15-12, 02:46 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 114,780
Posted By javal

272960272961272962272963 Snaps taken on...

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Snaps taken on vacations in Denmark and Berlin. The danish SCO´s my favourite.
08-29-12, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3,071
Views: 625,531
Posted By javal

Überklasse!

Überklasse!
08-14-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,340
Posted By javal

267360 On swedish CL not long ago. ...

267360
On swedish CL not long ago.



Go ahead! The francophiles´ll dig it!
08-14-12, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14,309
Views: 1,313,965
Posted By javal

267307267308 A great late-summers eve. Went...

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A great late-summers eve. Went down to our nearby lake (Hjälmaren) and had a coffee. Need to remember this when the winter sets in... Fall has come to northern Sweden already.
08-14-12, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,340
Posted By javal

267306 From one Monark-man to an other; con...

267306

From one Monark-man to an other; con grats! Swedish bikes (MCB) doesnt usually get the appraisel they are worth, but hang on to this and you´ll be an happy biker! Post me the BB digits and...
08-08-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 216,682
Posted By javal

266197 This bike might be 7-8 years old....

266197

This bike might be 7-8 years old. Turned up on swedish CL 3 years ago. NOS. My size. Hard to come by. I wasnt fast enough to grab it. It would have had its natural place amongst my other...
08-08-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,482
Posted By javal

If you mean steel-framed roadie with old school...

If you mean steel-framed roadie with old school gears it was in -83. A "rossi" coloured Crescent 318 with 600 arabesque. At that time, it was pretty cool. But If you mean how how it all started...
08-08-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,050
Posted By javal

He must be a swede!

He must be a swede!
08-08-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,664
Posted By javal

Well. the mindset is competetive racing.

Well. the mindset is competetive racing.
08-01-12, 02:29 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,664
Posted By javal

Performance matter. Modern pedals for instance...

Performance matter. Modern pedals for instance are essential to me. But with the feel and looks of a well-built C&V frame I can have the best of two worlds.
07-21-12, 12:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,492
Posted By javal

That Puch must be considered a true catch! Great...

That Puch must be considered a true catch! Great "sport" bike you dont see that often. Flaunt it in C & V!
07-21-12, 01:58 AM
07-15-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By javal

Once upon a time the merger between Monark and...

Once upon a time the merger between Monark and Crescent were looked upon as the death for other small brands in Sweden... On the OP´s pics the mix of decals can be seen on the fork = a Monark crown.
07-15-12, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,240
Posted By javal

A bit besserwisser, but Crescent is still the...

A bit besserwisser, but Crescent is still the biggest swedish brand in Sweden. Crescent didnt move to Sweden; the brand were originally started in the US by a german immigrant. Then the swedish...
07-14-12, 04:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,083
Posted By javal

Best Cdale I ever seen? What year is this?

Best Cdale I ever seen? What year is this?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-12, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,185
Posted By javal

Conan - a better (I wanne see it all) pic perhaps?

Conan - a better (I wanne see it all) pic perhaps?
07-13-12, 02:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,862
Posted By javal

I actually like this assesment; I´ve done my...

I actually like this assesment; I´ve done my share of emipristic studies when it comes to bike sociology. I´m often a "roadie". I look a roadie (the "right" gear so to speak). I ride older/classic...
07-13-12, 02:24 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 130,190
Posted By javal

Me & the family will probably go back next...

Me & the family will probably go back next summer. Now we know enough to bring own bikes next time. For us coming from central Sweden, biketouring from one beach to another is pretty WOW! I...
07-12-12, 04:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,158
Posted By javal

In todays CL in Sweden. 261123

In todays CL in Sweden.

261123
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,185
Posted By javal

You pretty much got it all in there. + it is all...

You pretty much got it all in there. + it is all about finding co-existence of riding position, handling and weight. Looking at pics of riders with "french fit" they were running a pretty up-right...
07-12-12, 11:59 AM
Replies: 734
Views: 130,190
Posted By javal

I´ve been to the german island Rügen. The island...

I´ve been to the german island Rügen. The island is an highly profiled bike riding paradise and it is covered by miles and miles of bike paths. Entire families come to tour the island to experience...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,185
Posted By javal

The general asumption is that the "french look"...

The general asumption is that the "french look" was standard, which it obviously wasnt. Smaller frames gives several benefits and I´m sure non-latin riders understood that pretty early. Looking...
07-02-12, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 2,622,120
Posted By javal

Very funky! Love it!

Very funky! Love it!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-12, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,685,185
Posted By javal

"much post"... according to WHAT? You´ve seen too...

"much post"... according to WHAT? You´ve seen too many short guys on too large frames, no doubt...
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Gösta "fåglum" Petterssons CLASSIC bikes as they were in his hey days. Rated as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-12, 01:06 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 9,650
Posted By javal

1) Running over a badgers tail (un-intentional)...

1) Running over a badgers tail (un-intentional) 2) stupid car drivers 3) more stupid car drivers 4) really stupid car drivers 5)...
06-29-12, 03:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By javal

looks like a sun tour with a campa sticky on it.

looks like a sun tour with a campa sticky on it.
06-28-12, 12:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,158
Posted By javal

Correct - thats the reason why many frames didnt...

Correct - thats the reason why many frames didnt make it I´m told. The construction had to be 100 % true in order to apply the lugs. And the un-reduced Sandviken-steel couldnt be bent that easily...
06-27-12, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,158
Posted By javal

Actually, the idea of a stainless Crescent came...

Actually, the idea of a stainless Crescent came from the US distributor. Swedish steel were a quality bench mark so the tubing were un-reduced. Tubes were welded together and the nervex lugs were...
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