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01-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 817
Posted By CrowSeph

UPDATE i used the soldering gun to make the...

UPDATE i used the soldering gun to make the holes.
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01-17-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,386
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've got an Acura TSX wagon. Don't know what...

I've got an Acura TSX wagon. Don't know what kind of steel though...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47961676816_d9aed1d647_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g5d8ym)Hitch 1...
01-17-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By martl

Yep Peugeot had that 3 lion crankset between a...

Yep Peugeot had that 3 lion crankset between a period 1909 - 1936. Here is mine from the early twenties.

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01-17-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By cb400bill

Here is a catalog page from 1924. Your...

Here is a catalog page from 1924. Your grandfather's bike shows many simularities to the Peugeot Sport
...
01-17-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By CyclingFool95

Vintage Racer - 1930

We were going through some old family photos the other day and I cam across this one of my grandfather, which he had marked as being from 1930. I'd never seen this photo before although I had seen...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,703
Posted By tomato coupe

Damn, I had a feeling Heather was cheatin' on me.

Damn, I had a feeling Heather was cheatin' on me.
01-08-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 206,937
Posted By wschellen

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Opus III
01-07-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,931
Posted By Juan el Boricua

Here's mine! This thing is my...

Here's mine! This thing is my gone-shopping-without-worries bike; not a classic nor vintage but, I think it qualifies!...
01-03-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,931
Posted By Bianchigirll

you could, maybe, make it look worse if you put a...

you could, maybe, make it look worse if you put a treadle type pedal system on it

...
01-03-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,931
Posted By Bianchigirll

thats my cat!

thats my cat!
01-02-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,460
Posted By BFisher

Any time one feels compelled to critique bike fit...

Any time one feels compelled to critique bike fit over the internet aimed at a person you not only have never met, but have actually never seen, consider what it sounds like on the receiving end.
...
01-02-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,460
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Wearing a team jersey is fine... same as wearing...

Wearing a team jersey is fine... same as wearing a football/basketball/baseball/hockey/soccer etc jersey from the team you support. I don't think anyone sees me wearing one of my retro team kits and...
12-31-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,826
Posted By BFisher

When I'm not riding in lycra... ...

When I'm not riding in lycra...
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12-30-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,460
Posted By SurferRosa

And how it triumphed in the pro circuit decade...

And how it triumphed in the pro circuit decade after decade is just astounding! :lol:
12-30-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 18,460
Posted By SurferRosa

I've gotten so much flack for installing the...

I've gotten so much flack for installing the front skewer lever on the ds. But that's where I like to see it, so that's where it goes. It upsets some folks so damn much, I wonder if I do it a little...
12-24-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By SpeedofLite

I have a Solo in the stand now with clamp secured...

I have a Solo in the stand now with clamp secured on the upper tube where you have a bottle carrier and pump clip.
The clamp turns 360 degrees so the bike can be positioned as needed.
Looks like...
12-24-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By RobbieTunes

I dunno, but if you don't like those wheels, you...

I dunno, but if you don't like those wheels, you know where I am, perfect for a Look KG196.
A lot of those were 650c too. I'd like a Softride, fits right in with the Y-Foil as significant and oddly...
12-23-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By Feldman

Careful setting up the front shifting, especially...

Careful setting up the front shifting, especially with STI. The front derailleur location on these bikes is too close to vertical--more like 11 o clock than 10. For sure install a chain watcher--or...
12-23-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 556
Posted By rhenning

I have 2 still and the advice I give is sit in...

I have 2 still and the advice I give is sit in the seat and let the suspension work. Do not lift your rear when you see bumps coming. You will ride faster and better that way. Roger
12-20-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By canyoneagle

thanks! The Volvo is really nice. I bought it...

thanks! The Volvo is really nice. I bought it from a man in Canada who spent 35 years restoring it. I have since completely redone the interior, but it is a work in progress.

...
12-19-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,424
Posted By albrt

This is a proof of concept bike - trying to...

This is a proof of concept bike - trying to salvage an old steel department store frame with inexpensive newer components. Probably a late 70s Murray frame, with 26" MTB wheels and other...
12-19-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By Kilroy1988

You might want to peruse eBay to get an idea of...

You might want to peruse eBay to get an idea of the current pricing on these... The Dura-Ace shifters frequently sell in excellent cosmetic and apparently great mechanical condition in the $150-200...
12-18-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,424
Posted By Wildwood

Found out the wife is extending her visit by a...

Found out the wife is extending her visit by a month to her brother in Florida this Winter. I need, therefore, a new project to help pine away the hours she will be gone.
Santa found me a 40yo...
12-15-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,392
Posted By merziac

Well this was probably the best of, 2020...

Well this was probably the best of, 2020 Strawberry and while not technically C+V it is skinny tube 531 lugged steel, vintage Brooks, clamp, post, skewers, brake pad holders, chrome steel quill stem,...
12-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,392
Posted By JaccoW

I picked up way too many bikes, started way too...

I picked up way too many bikes, started way too many projects and spent way too much money on bikes. But I definitely had fun doing it. There was quite a bit of riding with two separate weeks of...
12-14-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,161
Posted By Chuckk

ANOTHER Guerciotti. 1985 Victory ...

ANOTHER Guerciotti. 1985 Victory
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and a pair of ~1973 Grandis Super Leggera...
12-14-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,555
Posted By Chuckk

1991 Basso Laguna - built in the USA by Aegis. ...

1991 Basso Laguna - built in the USA by Aegis.
Aegis was building the early CF frames for several other companies including Trek.
...
12-14-20, 04:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,128
Posted By Germany_chris

Weigle ...

Weigle
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Rugged Road...
12-13-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,161
Posted By scooterpants

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12-13-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4,039
Views: 363,424
Posted By JaccoW

The next step in the Gazelle Grand Tourist. All...

The next step in the Gazelle Grand Tourist.
All wheels are installed and the front light is connected (with a cable running through the fork) to the dynohub.
I still have more fine-tuning to do but...
12-13-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,310
Posted By Andy_K

An early predecessor of this one: ...

An early predecessor of this one:

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12-12-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,232
Posted By lpbllc

finally able to post a pix. The original...

finally able to post a pix.

The original owner said he thought he got it through Higher Gear, a shop and team out of Chicago. He said the frame wasn’t built for him but it was built up custom. ...
12-12-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,392
Posted By chainwhip

I'm 180 degrees opposite. Steel frame = +100...

I'm 180 degrees opposite.

Steel frame = +100
STIs = +100
D/T Shift levers = hard pass

Favorite threads :
C&V ...
Retro roadies- old frames with STI's or Ergos
Let's see your Lemond!
12-12-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,392
Posted By CV-6

After many years of searching, I got my unicorn....

After many years of searching, I got my unicorn. A 753 Lejeune. And it is everything I expected.

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12-11-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,392
Posted By gaucho777

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the...

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal:
https://www.velonews.com/news/road/greg-lemond-receives-congressional-gold-medal/
...
12-10-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,499
Posted By RobbieTunes

Pretty sure he was being facetious, hope so. ...

Pretty sure he was being facetious, hope so.
Need a safe space, ‘ifa?
12-10-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,499
Posted By Olefeller77

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the...

Back when I was a boy I was on a farm at the bottom of a bluff. I got where I could make it up the steep gravel lane without stopping . I'm not sure what the bike was probably a BSO fro0m western...
12-08-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,187
Posted By SurferRosa

Yeah, that's a little much. I'd probably target...

Yeah, that's a little much. I'd probably target the one on the head tube first. Then, top of the down tube and top of the seat tube. The others sorta work. I like those on the fork. Looks fast....
12-07-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By SJX426

Like most gum walls, I expect they will yellow!

Like most gum walls, I expect they will yellow!
12-07-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By RobbieTunes

Magnum Opus III. I'd rather be excited about...

Magnum Opus III.

I'd rather be excited about 40-year old bike wheels (and use them)....
... than get excited about 40-year old skateboard wheels and break several bones.

Yes. Tan walls. 22's....
12-05-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,232
Posted By Shrevvy

My Scapin built Lemond Professional fresh off the...

My Scapin built Lemond Professional fresh off the stand for a rebuild. I grabbed the saddle off eBay last year. It is a nice touch. I should have put the chain in the big ring...
...
12-05-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 956
Posted By tomato coupe

That's like telling a kid "Whatever you do, don't...

That's like telling a kid "Whatever you do, don't eat that candy."

P.S. I have my smart trainer set up in a 0°F walk-in freezer, and I use multiple fans to simulate -20°F wind chill.
12-05-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,018
Posted By bikemig

Very cool bike. I'm glad you bought it. I was...

Very cool bike. I'm glad you bought it. I was tempted to buy it as well; it is a beautiful bike. French threaded cups are available on Amazon:
...
12-05-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,016
Posted By nomadmax

Tell that to a wounded war veteran who lost part...

Tell that to a wounded war veteran who lost part of, or a whole limb. Or, a life long cyclist who was indeed "fast" but has suffered the ravages of disease, serious injury or at the very least,...
12-03-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By Doug Fattic

It would be convenient if this frame could talk...

It would be convenient if this frame could talk in English. If you look close, you can see that the original customer's name is written in script on the top tube near the seat lug on the drive side....
12-03-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,440
Posted By Kilroy1988

That seller advertises so much stuff as being NOS...

That seller advertises so much stuff as being NOS and has so many overpriced items, I refuse to work with him. Right now he has a Mercian Vincitore frame set advertised as NOS that is literally...
12-02-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,232
Posted By Kobe

And he's got this going for him. Long overdue. ...

And he's got this going for him. Long overdue.

Lemond Congressional Medal of Honor (https://www.velonews.com/news/biggest-honor-of-my-career-greg-lemond-on-u-s-congressional-gold-medal/)...
12-01-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,232
Posted By CV-6

How did I miss this thread? ...

How did I miss this thread?


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11-29-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yeah, we’re working on getting him addicted to...

Yeah, we’re working on getting him addicted to more, but he is stubbornly knowledgeable and shrewd.
11-27-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By hodgykins

Team Sloth Rides Again!

RobbieTunes I have been unable to ride due to back issues, and honestly rather depressed about that. Today my daughter and I head to Buffalo Wild Wings to watch the USWNT (soccer) beat Netherlands...
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