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06-01-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,779
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Posted By T-Mar

Karen Gillan, best known for her portayals of Amy...

Karen Gillan, best known for her portayals of Amy Pond & Nebula.
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05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

So the day after... Once the white smoke...

So the day after...
Once the white smoke cleared from above the Vatican and the angels ceased their melody, I collected my thoughts and committed to a group ride with the "slow group" of the ACBO....
05-21-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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05-21-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

La jour est arriver: ...

La jour est arriver:

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Olivier's son and protege, Walter. Meet the new...
05-01-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,436
Posted By Drillium Dude

I've had my share of unfortunate failures in...

I've had my share of unfortunate failures in recent years. My boxed set follows.

Campy Hi-Low failure; don't know if the spoke broke first, causing the flange to crack, or vice versa. Either way,...
04-24-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

OK, finally, Doug F this is all for you. When I...

OK, finally, Doug F this is all for you. When I asked Olivier was happy to share. I had noted that the frame table was clear so it was the perfect day to lower the jig and get some pics. The short...
04-24-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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04-24-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

What better e-mail to read in the middle of a...

What better e-mail to read in the middle of a frustrating workday than "come by, your frame is back from the chromer?" So I did, and indeed it was. As usual I met some new and interesting folks,...
03-12-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By El Chaba

The details are so well sorted with a...

The details are so well sorted with a Singer….even the smallest ones.As an example….Something that can be a problem with centerpull brakes is flex. It can really destroy the responsiveness. At Singer...
03-12-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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And that's it for this post. I was invited upstairs for a glass or two of...
03-12-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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03-12-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

The light was beginning to wane. There are few...

The light was beginning to wane. There are few lights in the shop, and Olivier is happy to work under a single bulb at times. We discussed options for a rear facing LED and I chose the...
03-12-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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03-12-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

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This is the frame building table, with the jig suspended directly above. You can...
02-25-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,517
Posted By gearbasher

After 12 years of Catholic school. I'll probably...

After 12 years of Catholic school. I'll probably go to hell for this.
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01-27-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 371,517
Posted By martl

also this german folk singer ...

also this german folk singer

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11-28-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,893
Posted By poprad

Yellow Jo Routens

As seen at Alex Singer shop this weekend. You never know what you'll come across in there. I believe he'd acquired it for another client.

Also rode with those guys again in today's 40 degree...
11-22-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By RoboIsGod

Zunow Z-1 modern build

Wow it's been a minute since I've posted! Anyway here's my pandemic project bike. Frame is a Zunow Z-1. Probably from the 80's, I'd appreciate any other info. I went with a SRAM Riva/Force mix for...
11-17-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,371
Views: 3,283,066
Posted By dookie

This was an early Covid project... My '92...

This was an early Covid project...

My '92 Paramount Series 90 (owned since new), silver-brazed Prestige built by the Keirin guys @ Panasonic. Specialized BB-1 drops w/Nitto MT-11, XC-Pro 1x7s...
11-07-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

So when I left that afternoon Olivier said "we...

So when I left that afternoon Olivier said "we will see you for the ride tomorrow." It wasn't a question. I'd told him about my ride earlier and about my injury. Neither of these were relevant...
11-07-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,346
Posted By poprad

Alex Singer Cycles and culture

BF C&Vers,
I've been on a bit of a cycling journey of sorts these past few years. Moving to Paris wasn't the cycling heaven I had expected, and I found the urban terrain much less welcoming than the...
07-04-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,675
Posted By iab

Back from paint. ...

Back from paint.

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05-18-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By vespajg

Lemond Team Z Build

Here's my recently finished Lemond Team Z build with full Campagnolo C-Record 8 speed. I built this up to be a rider from mostly NOS parts with a few substitutions for rideability. I've been on it...
05-13-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By cdaniels

First ride

I finished putting it together today when the shifter clamp finally arrived. Double checked everything and took it around the block for a shakedown ride. It seems to ride pretty good and is very...
05-09-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By botty kayer

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05-06-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By b dub

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05-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 43,839
Posted By tyler_fred

More pics of the process..

More pics of the process..
04-26-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By non-fixie

C&V graffiti: ...

C&V graffiti:


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04-24-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By Charles Wahl

I nominate this for excellence of artistic...

I nominate this for excellence of artistic execution. Here's another of the same artist at work:
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04-24-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By djkashuba

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04-24-21, 01:23 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By P!N20

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04-22-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,987
Posted By northbend

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03-21-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,547
Posted By gugie

Forgive me fellow C&Vers, but I have sinned

Early one morning a few weeks ago, nlerner texts me that there's a Ritchey Breakaway CX in my frame size for sale, but it's listed on Craigslist in Santa Cruz, California. Neal knows I'm jealous of...
03-10-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,675
Posted By iab

Artwork for some varnish-slide decals. Special...

Artwork for some varnish-slide decals. Special order, everything out there is post war. Close, but wrong. And I put an order in with Rudi for a saddle. I think I'm fifth on his list.
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01-25-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,575
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) BIANCHI Volpe

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11-28-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,175
Posted By nlerner

I think you need to find or have made Coppi...

I think you need to find or have made Coppi pantographed parts as it’s not quite over the top yet with its Coppi branding.
10-08-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,926
Posted By randyjawa

Rabeneick Modell Campagnolo - Finished!

I cannot believe that it took me two years, and then some, to complete this 1958 German bicycle, a Rabeneick 120d, commonly referred to as the Rabeneick "Modell Campagnolo". But, at last the bike is...
06-29-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,001
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I was given this bike by a gentleman in his eighties who told me he bought it new in 1948. He no longer can ride it and as I restored bikes he offered it to me for free. After taking a look at it I...
06-06-20, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5,236
Views: 3,681,317
Posted By jbchybridrider

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there...

Forgive the photos it was almost dark and there long exposures but I'm excited. Just finished the fine tuning for the maiden ride tomorrow.
It's a 92-93 Giant Innova "was" flat bar hybrid turned...
04-21-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,288
Posted By JaccoW

Received a vinyl reproduction head badge from...

Received a vinyl reproduction head badge from Wanit.co.uk (http://wanit.co.uk/contents/en-uk/d1.html) today which looked pretty good. :)
The original headbadge is just completely worn out and even...
04-15-20, 10:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,943
Posted By wawine

Update: I have this now done to where I want...

Update:
I have this now done to where I want it. Totally broken down, rubbed out, waxed and then rebuilt. I replaced the rustiest Campagnolo bits, added better tires, new bar tape and called it...
02-10-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,078
Posted By thumpism

It has abbreviated twin lateral tubes from the...

It has abbreviated twin lateral tubes from the dropouts to the upper downtube, so until somebody pipes up with the correct technical name mixte will probably do although stepthrough is all...
01-10-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 13,943
Posted By wawine

Alex Singer dumpster find

This was saved from a dumpster near my work. I am in a marina town, and boaters are forever pitching all sorts of goodies in and against the local dumpsters. It does have some surface rust and some...
11-02-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 29,876
Posted By scarlson

Mid-'40s René Herse tandem

So I finally did it. I went on Ebay and put too much money where my mouth was, to get something I've always wanted.

It is a mid-'40s René Herse tandem. It is in pretty rough shape. I really don't...
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