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12-05-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,541
Posted By chicagoamdream

Leto/Cinelli lugged steel roadie, Campagnolo C-Record, delta brakes, 57 cm

My understanding is that this road bike was built by German framebuilder Leto. The only markings on the frame are Cinelli, on the seat tube lug and the bottom bracket (see pictures) and Campagnolo on...
12-08-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By chicagoamdream

Thanks to all, I appreciate the responses.

Thanks to all, I appreciate the responses.
12-08-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By chicagoamdream

Is this lug cracked?

This is, sadly, on a bike that I'm considering. The current owner says he bought it this way and that it hasn't changed in the time he's had it, and that it doesn't affect the integrity of the frame,...
03-02-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 752
Posted By chicagoamdream

Nothing to add except a picture of my '76. ...

Nothing to add except a picture of my '76.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/110/257877099_a3e35f0536_b.jpg
12-08-06, 06:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,651
Posted By chicagoamdream

There's a subforum? Whatever.

There's a subforum?
Whatever.
10-02-06, 01:14 PM
Replies: 38,868
Views: 4,274,038
Posted By chicagoamdream

'77 Paramount Track. Picked 'er up on Saturday. ...

'77 Paramount Track. Picked 'er up on Saturday.

http://static.flickr.com/110/257877099_a3e35f0536.jpg
07-24-06, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By chicagoamdream

The proximity of that picture of me near all of...

The proximity of that picture of me near all of teadoggg's comments reflects my agreement.
07-18-06, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By chicagoamdream

Forget the velo Friday night...how often do we...

Forget the velo Friday night...how often do we ****ing have goldsprints in Chicago?

http://static.flickr.com/73/187030136_a3d9d368d0_o.jpg
07-17-06, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By chicagoamdream

I know there's a cat on ChiFG with a 55cm Pista...

I know there's a cat on ChiFG with a 55cm Pista with some upgrades...
07-10-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By chicagoamdream

Chicago Fixed Gear Forum is go!

http://www.chifg.com

Chicagoans, if you trembled in fear of LoFarkas making a withering remark, post your "Wednesday Night Ride?" threads there! We're having a blast discussing Oury grips, the...
07-09-06, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,746
Posted By chicagoamdream

Buy something cheap, like the Syntace ones that...

Buy something cheap, like the Syntace ones that chucksbikes.com had for $12 (they might still). Manufactured bullhorns are longer than flop/chops, and many are angled in neat, comfortable ways.
07-07-06, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 988
Posted By chicagoamdream

****ing tragic. I hope the city gets outraged...

****ing tragic. I hope the city gets outraged enough to make sure this gets the proper investigation. CTA buses are totally the worst; never give them the benefit of the doubt that they'll see you,...
07-07-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Alright, t-minus five days! Tell your friends!...

Alright, t-minus five days! Tell your friends! Big turnout!

(Does anyone have a cowbell or similar noisemaking device that they could bring to the race to announce primes? Also, could someone...
07-06-06, 03:28 PM
07-05-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,606
Posted By chicagoamdream

Ah, this again. Go with a road fork. There ARE...

Ah, this again. Go with a road fork. There ARE other options (not-to-be-found keirin brake, clamp-on cantilever mounts from the UK, the search for a 700c road wheel with a disc brake hub), but the...
07-05-06, 08:28 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 53,015
Posted By chicagoamdream

[165], you are the track-specific Sheldon Brown!...

[165], you are the track-specific Sheldon Brown! This is fantastic.

I vote for a tubulartorial as the next one...since you're going to be awash in Sprinters soon anyway.
06-30-06, 10:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By chicagoamdream

Well...the Hideout seems to be booked for that...

Well...the Hideout seems to be booked for that night. I don't know if Hawk Wheels and the Puma crew are bringing the Goldsprint setup that they had at Monstertrack or what...but that was pretty...
06-29-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By chicagoamdream

I think we broke it. ...

I think we broke it.

http://static.flickr.com/74/177928367_211e2740bc_o.jpg
06-29-06, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By chicagoamdream

monkey, my friend Adam (you met him at the party)...

monkey, my friend Adam (you met him at the party) says you are the spitting image of Carlos Silva.

http://www.dr4b.org/pictures/Baseball/Mariners/040605/02-Silva.JPG
06-29-06, 12:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By chicagoamdream

Fun with MyHeritage Face Recognition

http://www.myheritage.com

I just killed your afternoon. Allow me to begin:

http://static.flickr.com/46/177859402_0bb62eb437_o.jpg
06-29-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By chicagoamdream

I'd bet that they've got the horrible Life During...

I'd bet that they've got the horrible Life During Wartime DJ collective spinning that night, which ALWAYS drives people away. Host Goldsprints; the place would be PACKED.
06-29-06, 10:23 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

I haven't exactly worked it out yet, but it's...

I haven't exactly worked it out yet, but it's probably not going to be a single 10-lap race...there may be a few of 5-lap heats and a final winner-determining heat, or there may be something else....
06-29-06, 09:07 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

As in, stolen? Your new wheels and everything?

As in, stolen? Your new wheels and everything?
06-29-06, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 970
Posted By chicagoamdream

It was a revelation to me when I realized that...

It was a revelation to me when I realized that you don't have to thread the strap through all of the little slots in the buckle to keep the strap on your foot...if set up correctly, you can just feed...
06-28-06, 06:31 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Ben, you are an organizer's best friend. I'm...

Ben, you are an organizer's best friend. I'm gonna print some out, too. Could you send out a MySpace message to all your racer friends?
06-28-06, 05:44 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

New flyer; note the change of starting address. I...

New flyer; note the change of starting address. I went to scope out the course yesterday, and figured we'd be better off a block in from Damen.

http://static.flickr.com/67/177324712_fc9bf21887.jpg
06-28-06, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By chicagoamdream

Goldsprints in Chicago?! ****in' A! The Hideout...

Goldsprints in Chicago?! ****in' A! The Hideout would be perfect for that.
06-28-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,129
Posted By chicagoamdream

I'd be interested in a mileage ride on Monday or...

I'd be interested in a mileage ride on Monday or Tuesday, if anyone's thinking...Saturday and Sunday are occupado (PM me for info on a BBQ on Saturday).
06-26-06, 10:09 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Alright; this'll be great. 'cotDAMN is this...

Alright; this'll be great.

'cotDAMN is this summer going by fast.
06-26-06, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 326
Posted By chicagoamdream

Wedding in Kenosha on Friday, Intonation on...

Wedding in Kenosha on Friday, Intonation on Saturday, eating lox/complaining about Performance closing at 6 yesterday.
06-25-06, 09:00 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Tell yer friends... ...

Tell yer friends...

http://static.flickr.com/75/175095795_aa39d6d04f_o.jpg

In a slight break with tradition for the Summer Race Series, this will not be an entirely Winner-Takes-All affair....
06-23-06, 02:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Dude, where were you going tonight? My friends...

Dude, where were you going tonight? My friends were like, "Do you just wave at ANYBODY on a bike?"

I was on my way to Sonotheque, which was wack. Estelle's, however, was ill.
06-22-06, 12:27 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

TBD.

TBD.
06-22-06, 12:23 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Okay guys, I'm stepping up. ...

Okay guys, I'm stepping up.

http://img75.imageshack.us/img75/8754/alleycrit1qd.jpg
06-22-06, 08:41 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

... Okay, ****, I'm really going to do some...

...

Okay, ****, I'm really going to do some work now.
06-22-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Shoulda come drinking...

Shoulda come drinking...
06-22-06, 08:28 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

This is the face of unfeigned enthusiasm: ...

This is the face of unfeigned enthusiasm:

http://static.flickr.com/69/172463181_594a594881.jpg
06-22-06, 07:39 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

My head feels like ****ing garbage this morning. ...

My head feels like ****ing garbage this morning.

Greg: I did! So nice. I didn't realize you were using AA shirts...their small is a TRUE small. I need to steal a medium from someone.
06-22-06, 12:16 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 3,565
Posted By chicagoamdream

Cat is murder. A few pics:...

Cat is murder. A few pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ndg/
06-20-06, 10:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 648
Posted By chicagoamdream

What'd you do all day...

....without BikeForums?
06-19-06, 11:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By chicagoamdream

My dad mentioned that article to me when I called...

My dad mentioned that article to me when I called him yesterday. "Nothing you wouldn't already know."
06-19-06, 10:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,305
Posted By chicagoamdream

There was a guy, probably around 40, who raced at...

There was a guy, probably around 40, who raced at the No NOS.

Even better: his dad, somewhere between 60-70, also raced (on his Surly, no doubt).

Even better than that: the grandchildren were...
06-19-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By chicagoamdream

Moxi, didn't you snap part of one of your Sylvans...

Moxi, didn't you snap part of one of your Sylvans off in the Huck Finn's parking lot?

I've got Sylvans on my around-town bike with MKS clips/Errabi cheapo straps...they work fine, good deal at $40...
06-18-06, 05:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,602
Posted By chicagoamdream

What bar was it?

What bar was it?
06-16-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,335
Posted By chicagoamdream

That fisheye makes me look awful on a weekly...

That fisheye makes me look awful on a weekly basis.

The Tamron was a hand-me-down...it's not so bad.

My sister and I used to share a first-gen Nikon F with a broken lightmeter...that thing was...
06-16-06, 09:41 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,335
Posted By chicagoamdream

Nikon N6006 ...

Nikon N6006

http://static.flickr.com/35/112657338_cbafa6e915.jpg

Also a little Minolta Maxxum SLR that I love.
06-16-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,601
Posted By chicagoamdream

As friendly as could be expected, considering...

As friendly as could be expected, considering that I'm probably the only person in the office who's ever biked to work (out in the suburbs, you pretty much have to cross a bunch of ugly cloverleaf...
06-15-06, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,641
Posted By chicagoamdream

According to what I wrote on my Flickr ...

According to what I wrote on my Flickr (http://flickr.com/photos/ndg/108933772/)acct right afterwards, he placed eleventh. Still insane.
06-15-06, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,641
Posted By chicagoamdream

A guy named Jumbo broke a Campy Strada crankarm...

A guy named Jumbo broke a Campy Strada crankarm coming down the Williamsburg Bridge (steep) at the last Monstertrack. Made it the rest of the way down the ramp with a foot on the front tire, and then...
06-13-06, 10:25 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 13,605
Posted By chicagoamdream

Nothing...Kenosha and Northbrook are both open...

Nothing...Kenosha and Northbrook are both open tracks. Wear a helmet. Dazzle fools with that Colnago.
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