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08-06-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 25,905
Posted By m.c.

I like British cars but its hard to own one here...

I like British cars but its hard to own one here unless you want to do your own work. I had a XJ6 that I loved but the local shops wouldn't work on. Now I want another car and most of the things on...
08-06-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 25,905
Posted By madpogue

Electrical solution here...

Electrical solution here (http://whereisbobl.com/tiger/smoke.html). Oil problem may be the gulp valve (https://mossmotoring.com/the-laws-for-british-sports-cars/).
07-20-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By Andy_K

Mmmmm....clusters.... ...

Mmmmm....clusters....

https://live.staticflickr.com/1844/44097865592_feba4ab5f3_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2abM66s)

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07-20-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By jamesdak

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Davidson Impulse...
07-20-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By nlerner

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07-20-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1974 Allegro Schweitzermeister-Model 76

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Love the wraparound seatstay and the serial number...
07-20-22, 02:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By merziac

Cinelli ...

Cinelli

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Behriger
...
07-20-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 3,685
Posted By bulgie

My circa '89 Davidson: ...

My circa '89 Davidson:
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I wonder if I also made the orange Davidson in...
06-29-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By rccardr

Kind of surprised that this one has not been...

Kind of surprised that this one has not been mentioned, unless I missed it somewhere
...
06-28-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By uncle uncle

I don't know about C&V me, but the teenager me...

I don't know about C&V me, but the teenager me would have said "Schwinn LeTour, in Pearl Orange" was iconic (or at least semi-iconic). And I think the teenage bicycle fans around me would agreed. It...
06-28-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By due ruote

I would put a blue Gios on the list for sure.

I would put a blue Gios on the list for sure.
06-27-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By krakhaus

What's more iconic than this? ...

What's more iconic than this?

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06-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,138
Posted By Aardwolf

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ? ...

Holdsworth Professional in team colours ?


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Image from...
06-24-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Classtime

I wish San Marco would do this again for the...

I wish San Marco would do this again for the Concor.
06-24-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 370,998
Posted By DiabloScott

Holly Gofixie.

Holly Gofixie.
06-18-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,779
Views: 370,998
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

President Biden fell off his bike...

President Biden fell off his bike...
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 787
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-21-22, 03:07 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,175
Posted By Hproduguidon

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05-21-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 27,175
Posted By 1simplexnut

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Love the blue on this
05-17-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,494
Posted By CriticalThought

A very lucky find - (almost) unmolested quirky 33 year old Cinelli

I'm feeling extremely fortunate lately when it comes to neat "finds". I recently saw this pop up for sale in my neighborhood just a few hours after it was posted and I jumped all over it as I don't...
05-16-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,861
Posted By QuikRick

The Bottecchia... ...

The Bottecchia...
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05-15-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,216
Posted By Andy_K

A Visit to the Atelier

Spring isn't going down without a fight here in Oregon. gugie and I were hoping to get a ride in today, but we had a backup plan of beer and bike butchery. Looking at the morning weather forecast, we...
05-14-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,861
Posted By esasjl

1994 Gitane 'Leader' SLX. ...

1994 Gitane 'Leader' SLX.
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1990 Verago mix of SPX and SP....
05-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,536
Posted By Pcampeau

This is what a $100.00 Holdsworth Special looks like. UPDATE

Listed on marketplace for $100.00, I had to race to get this one. It was being sold alongside an early Dawes Windrush which was only $10.00. Someone used Venmo to pay for the Dawes before I got...
05-14-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By jadmt

who has the oldest wireless bike computer?

Found this in my box of stuff. I don't remember exactly when I bought it or even what bike I was using it on. The box says 1990. Decided to see if it still worked and two new batteries later it works...
05-13-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,861
Posted By Andy_K

I guess I'm going to have to start a new thread...

I guess I'm going to have to start a new thread to show my bikes with Thron and Genius tubing.

For now, here's what I've got with SLX.

This one looks like several from when this thread was...
05-12-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 21,861
Posted By Chombi1

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My 1988 Pinarello Montello w/ SLX.......
05-09-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,627
Posted By JacobLee

Wow, Onza cantilevers!

Wow, Onza cantilevers!
05-08-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 125,517
Posted By Aardwolf

I've just put Vittoria Rubino Pro 28mm tubulars /...

I've just put Vittoria Rubino Pro 28mm tubulars / Mavic Monthlery Route rims on my Holdsworth Avanti.
I was concerned about the clearance but the Rubinos are measuring 28mm at 75psi and I've still...
05-05-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,407
Posted By non-fixie

In '14 I bought a bike, advertised as being "in...

In '14 I bought a bike, advertised as being "in excellent condition".

This is what the remnants of the RD looked like:
...
05-01-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,407
Posted By steelbikeguy

looking at the earlier posts in the thread, I...

looking at the earlier posts in the thread, I noticed crank_addict's chain jam and nlerner's broken SunTour derailleur spring. It was hard not to remember my own combination of the two, about two...
Forum: Foo
05-01-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8,255
Views: 1,739,133
Posted By botty kayer

A selection of beautiful old British cars I...

A selection of beautiful old British cars I spotted in London this weekend.
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...
04-30-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,089
Posted By rccardr

Additionally, horizontal dropouts can be used to...

Additionally, horizontal dropouts can be used to adjust the relationship between the upper RD pulley and the large cog on the cassette/ freehub.
Pulling the wheel farther back into the dropout...
04-24-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By brian3069

I believe it's a repainted bonded carbon fiber...

I believe it's a repainted bonded carbon fiber Centurion Ironman with aluminum lugs.
04-24-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By scarlson

:wtf::wtf::wtf: That is the weirdest bike...

:wtf::wtf::wtf:

That is the weirdest bike I've seen in some time.

Does it have a headset? Looks like if it had a headset, the fork might not be long enough for a stem to clamp on. But it might...
04-23-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 389
Posted By Kilroy1988

My First Ride on a Mercian - 1979 Campionissimo

Hello folks,

I know this one won't resonate with the crowd like some of my other builds but I'm personally very excited to finally have my '79 Mercian Campionissimo on the road for the first time...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8,255
Views: 1,739,133
Posted By cat0020

https://youtu.be/CofRmGdaShY

https://youtu.be/CofRmGdaShY
04-08-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 564
Posted By bamboobike4

You know how it is with us cannibals. The older...

You know how it is with us cannibals.
The older stuff requires a more particular palate.
04-08-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By Andy_K

The thing is that C&V bikes aren't about...

The thing is that C&V bikes aren't about practicality. It isn't like you just need a vehicle to get you from point A to point B and the one you have satisfies that need. You don't usually need...
04-08-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By konakai

everytime I think I'm done, I get pulled back in....

everytime I think I'm done, I get pulled back in. I've got too many bikes now, but I'm always on the look for something interesting. I love to buy hate to sell. I think for some of us the thrill is...
04-08-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By Catnap

I found my grail bike, so I came up with a new...

I found my grail bike, so I came up with a new grail. Found that. Wash rinse repeat for the past 15 years. But hey if you can afford it and you enjoy the hunt, indulge yourself.

The only...
04-08-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By Pcampeau

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a...

Whenever I begin a search for bike, if itís a well known bike that Iím sure Iíll come across at some point, I flip a few cheapies and save the money so I can more easily afford it when that grail...
04-08-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By Wildwood

Age (or illness) will eventually curtail your...

Age (or illness) will eventually curtail your seeking new and wonderful bikes.

Trust me - it will happen.

Then the issue may be getting rid of them.
04-08-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By Classtime

It won't cost you anything to search for this...

It won't cost you anything to search for this Blue 1986 Paramount. Along the way, some very nice riders can come and go for a couple hundred bucks.
04-08-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By John E

I think that's a fair question. Many of us have...

I think that's a fair question. Many of us have sought to reproduce bikes we either owned or coveted when we were teenagers or young adults. I started out at age 12 with a fat-tired Schwinn and then...
04-08-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,905
Posted By CV-6

No it does not end. I have my grail and then...

No it does not end. I have my grail and then some. I had told myself the buying had stopped. Buzzzzz. Wrong answer Hans. Sold one, bought two. And I am still cruising ebay.fr and ebay.nl for...
04-07-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By daverup

The more I spend on parts before the frame...

The more I spend on parts before the frame arrives, the more I worry about the shipping company smashing it. :lol:
04-07-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,348
Posted By Andy_K

Putting the Parts Before the Horse

Do you ever have times when you get so excited about a build that you start gathering parts before you even have the frame? I don't mean just looking through your parts bin and putting things aside....
Forum: Foo
04-06-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8,255
Views: 1,739,133
Posted By cat0020

https://www.advrider.com/f/attachments/c3e93ed7-8c...

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04-03-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,246
Posted By JacobLee

Estate Sale Bid Box Massacre

Well, it wasnít supposed to go down that wayÖ

I had looked at a couple of overpriced machines yesterday at an estate sale, and figured, ďWhat the heck, Iíll put a couple of bids in the box.Ē I...
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