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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,083
Posted By NitroExpress

Maybe, but here is your original post: "Did a...

Maybe, but here is your original post: "Did a sprint triathlon in Long Beach this morning. 12.28 mile course in 40:45 = 18mph pace. My goal has been to break 20mph on a timed circuit. I was saving a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,797
Views: 461,931
Posted By NitroExpress

Evergreen Lake, near Bloomington, IL ...

Evergreen Lake, near Bloomington, IL
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Forum: Recumbent
05-11-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By NitroExpress

I like that "Blue Thunder"! I did end up buying...

I like that "Blue Thunder"! I did end up buying it, will be taking it home this weekend (I bought it while working out of town). Hope my wife likes it. She rides a recumbent, but my son & I are road...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By NitroExpress

I would have to agree TennBent, thanks

I would have to agree TennBent, thanks
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By NitroExpress

Thanks, I have not seen any trikes with the wing...

Thanks, I have not seen any trikes with the wing shaped front beam like this one...
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 928
Posted By NitroExpress

?? Tandem Recumbent ??

Does anybody have an idea about what bike this might be? I have the chance to buy it. The components seem OK, just wondering if anyone knows anything about it. Thanks for the help.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,366
Posted By NitroExpress

No one is questioning the demand for a ultra...

No one is questioning the demand for a ultra light weigh bike, they will sell, regardless of UCI Rules. The question is fabrication cost. Polymers will likely be the go to material. Imagine if you...
02-06-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,439
Posted By NitroExpress

The way I look at bikes is from 1970 on (I know...

The way I look at bikes is from 1970 on (I know you can go back way further, but let's not talk about that).

1. Steel Frames / Campy Components (All Vintage)
2, Friction shifting (All Vintage)...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,366
Posted By NitroExpress

So, at this time the UCI mandates 6.8kg (14.99lb)...

So, at this time the UCI mandates 6.8kg (14.99lb) minimum bike weight; we are already there. Unless this changes, I think the next big push will be to reduce fabrication cost and still maintain a...
01-27-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By NitroExpress

Check this link out:...

Check this link out: https://phil-wood-co.myshopify.com/collections/square-taper-bottom-brackets/campy-taper
Campy/ISO Taper
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By NitroExpress

I know a lot of people would yell at me, but I...

I know a lot of people would yell at me, but I would have the frame powder coated and do exactly what you said, full Neo-retro with a carbon fork and Ultegra 10 speed!
01-27-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By NitroExpress

Guys, I assure you it's an ISO taper. As Sheldon...

Guys, I assure you it's an ISO taper. As Sheldon Brown says, JIS will likely work, but it is an ISO taper.
01-27-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By NitroExpress

For Campy Cranks of that era, it's an ISO Taper....

For Campy Cranks of that era, it's an ISO Taper. My son actually just got one for his Super Record Cranks, and I use ISO Taper for my Record Cranks. These are not easy to find new, Phil is VERY low...
01-25-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By NitroExpress

Check out Przewalski, they are on Amazon. For the...

Check out Przewalski, they are on Amazon. For the money, I think they are hard to beat...
01-25-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,841
Posted By NitroExpress

1999 Waterford 2200 ...

1999 Waterford 2200
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01-25-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,841
Posted By NitroExpress

1973 Motobecane Le Champion ...

1973 Motobecane Le Champion
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01-25-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,841
Posted By NitroExpress

1974 Mirella ...

1974 Mirella
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Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By NitroExpress

Thanks guys, my thoughts exactly. If I can get it...

Thanks guys, my thoughts exactly. If I can get it for $300, I'll go for it. Already have too many bikes (yes I know n+1) and want to build a carbon frame up. Thanks again for the comments... For the...
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By NitroExpress

Raleigh International

I think this is a 1974 Raleigh International; https://jacksontn.craigslist.org/bik/d/henderson-raleigh-international-vintage/7436623247.html
It looks original (other than the tires). What do you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,075
Posted By NitroExpress

Your tuck is all wrong: ...

Your tuck is all wrong:


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10-22-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 600,256
Posted By NitroExpress

1974 Mirella

Just put the tape on. All Campy Record group, except Suntour Superbe brakes. It had Universal Super 68 (more period correct) brakes, but my son is using them on his 1973 Moto Le Champion. It rides...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,309
Posted By NitroExpress

Check this out in the for sale section, in...

Check this out in the for sale section, in Wisconsin...'

1984 Klein Performance with your choice of components...
09-20-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 800
Posted By NitroExpress

Park Tool PCS-9.2 Home Mechanic Bicycle Repair...

Park Tool PCS-9.2 Home Mechanic Bicycle Repair StandYou can buy this on Amazon, $162.00, works fantastic
Replies: 20
Views: 1,758
Posted By NitroExpress

3alarmer, I thought you might get a kick out of...

3alarmer, I thought you might get a kick out of this. My son's 1973 Le Champion, before & after :)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By NitroExpress

Yes, and for $1,100.00 I think he got a great deal

Yes, and for $1,100.00 I think he got a great deal
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By NitroExpress

51cm Frame, must be the angle

51cm Frame, must be the angle
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By NitroExpress

So, I guess not many of the Savadeck bikes out...

So, I guess not many of the Savadeck bikes out there in this forum, like none. My son was looking to buy a bike, which is why I posted the question. In the end he found this on Craigslist and picked...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By NitroExpress

Sounds good, if your in Shelby County (I'm in...

Sounds good, if your in Shelby County (I'm in Collierville) I'll bring it by...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,414
Posted By NitroExpress

Eric, I'll be 65 this December, the Brooks C-17...

Eric, I'll be 65 this December, the Brooks C-17 and handlebars can stay lukewarm, like me :)

But thanks
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 275,414
Posted By NitroExpress

Waterford 2200

This is a Waterford 2200 / Road Racing Frame, built in December of 1999. Cranks, Velo Orange Grand Cru Drillium 34 x 48. Velo Orange Sealed Bearing Bottom Bracket. Genetic pro Track Pedals w/ Clips....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By NitroExpress

Savadeck Bikes

So, I'm not sure if this is the right spot to put this thread, but I'll try. What I'm wondering is if anyone has any real experience with these bikes (not urban legend stuff).
1. Has anyone had or...
04-19-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 600,256
Posted By NitroExpress

I think both the 1972 & 1973 Le Champion had head...

I think both the 1972 & 1973 Le Champion had head badges, not stickers. I believe in 1974 they went to a sticker.
04-03-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,235
Views: 600,256
Posted By NitroExpress

1999 Waterford 2200

Just finished building this bike this winter. First ride was great, very happy. I know I've colored outside the lines a bit......
01-26-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 12,690
Posted By NitroExpress

Harely did a great job on a 1973 Motobecane Le...

Harely did a great job on a 1973 Motobecane Le ChampionHarely Eades Jr
Like New Parts
1310 B Derby Street
Pekin, IL 61554, USA
...
01-21-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,915
Posted By NitroExpress

Bottom line is if you do not exceed the tongue...

Bottom line is if you do not exceed the tongue weight of the hitch you are ok. Canker is correct, the tab on the draw bar is there so a class 2 drawbar in not put into a class 1 hitch. As long as you...
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By NitroExpress

Yes, pretty much what I was thinking...

Yes, pretty much what I was thinking...
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By NitroExpress

Mirella

I have a 1974 Mirella, it is not all original (I put Record Cranks and Suntour Superbe brakes on it. Do these frames have any value? I'm thinking of selling mine, but have no clue what to ask. The...
07-12-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,171
Posted By NitroExpress

So here is the bike and frame I got. S/N N2G0606,...

So here is the bike and frame I got. S/N N2G0606, 58cm Frame, Blue. It has a Chris King headset. I'll be selling the frame, will put it in the Market Place today.
...
06-23-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,171
Posted By NitroExpress

I can't believe I ran into this thread. I'm in...

I can't believe I ran into this thread. I'm in the process of buying one (from what I can tell it's a 1983). My son is building a bike and we're getting this for the components (he's building a 1973...
05-28-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 28,982
Posted By NitroExpress

1974 Mirella with my favorite saddle. ...

1974 Mirella with my favorite saddle.
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05-28-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,305
Posted By NitroExpress

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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So here is one of my bikes, all original (except the tires & tubes) down to...
04-28-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,305
Posted By NitroExpress

I have not been on the site in a while, but very...

I have not been on the site in a while, but very nice bike! I'd give my eye teeth for the chrome bars! Was actually thinking about having mine chromed. I've also been looking at your type of saddle,...
05-09-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,719
Posted By NitroExpress

Thanks

Thanks
05-09-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,719
Posted By NitroExpress

Giant CFR Pro Series

I'm not sure if I should post this here, sorry if it's the wrong spot. I have a question about a bike for sale in my area. It's an older Giant CFR Pro Series, I don't know what year. I need some help...
04-01-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,305
Posted By NitroExpress

Mine is a 1985. Yes, other than the tires &...

Mine is a 1985. Yes, other than the tires & tubes, both of my MT18's are 100% stock. Other than some scratches both of my bikes are in very good condition. Yes they came with Suntour XC 26" Araya...
02-13-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 106,505
Posted By NitroExpress

Thanks, I have not even ridden it yet , with this...

Thanks, I have not even ridden it yet , with this configuration. I will be doing that in the next day or so...
02-12-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 106,505
Posted By NitroExpress

New Single speed

So a a month or so ago I got this Felt Brougham on Craig's List for $100. Not a huge fan of the color scheme but oh well. I've put a Velo Orange saddle on it, bull horn bars, toe clips and change...
02-12-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,305
Posted By NitroExpress

Pics of my Mountain Ace 18

So here are some pics. Working on the rear wheel. Will post more when done...https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_9089_1603cdb3bdb91d3df3a455ed20722bc7c67fb189.jpg...
02-11-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,258
Posted By NitroExpress

Handlebar holder

On my handlebars
02-11-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,863
Posted By NitroExpress

Back into shape

Get back into shape and ride a century this April (it's been a lot of decades)
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