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09-25-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 930
Posted By shoota

Welp, this thread is going exactly as expected..

Welp, this thread is going exactly as expected..
09-19-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By jan nikolajsen

Thanks! Itís been maybe 6 years since I posted in...

Thanks! Itís been maybe 6 years since I posted in CV.
09-07-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By RobbieTunes

I Think they look fine. They’re just tyres.

I Think they look fine.
They’re just tyres.
09-07-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By obrentharris

Morning ride yesterday in an effort to avoid the...

Morning ride yesterday in an effort to avoid the worst of our current heat wave. 60 degrees f. when I left at 8AM. It was 90 degrees when I returned home 48 miles and 3 1/2 hours later.
You can see...
09-06-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 447
Posted By jamesdak

I will ride it but this one will be as close to a...

I will ride it but this one will be as close to a "wall hanger" as I ever had. I actually have a blue Maillot Jaune (TSX) also and that bike is amazingly good on the road. Easily one of the better...
09-05-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,328
Posted By jet sanchEz

I picked up a '73 Cinelli Speciale Corse a few...

I picked up a '73 Cinelli Speciale Corse a few yeras ago that is in really rough shape and is not my size. I like a 58 and this is a 61. It sat for many years and then I had the idea to make a...
09-04-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,194
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I'm another 6400 series TriColor 8-speed guy....

I'm another 6400 series TriColor 8-speed guy. Dead solid reliable and no muss, no fuss. Coincidentally, so far, that's also the most modern group I've worked with. Perhaps the the 9-speed Ultegra...
09-03-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,128
Posted By non-fixie

I actually prefer to buy my Brooks saddles used....

I actually prefer to buy my Brooks saddles used. They look better, feel better and are cheaper. What's not to like?
...
09-02-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,194
Posted By noglider

I think every year of Deore XT has been top...

I think every year of Deore XT has been top notch. A year or so ago, I upgraded my tandem, and it was the first time I didn't cheap out. Rear 11-speed derailleur, flat-bar shifter, and rear hub,...
09-02-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,194
Posted By texaspandj

Dura Ace 7400 THRU 7700 is a you pick em. Gun...

Dura Ace 7400 THRU 7700 is a you pick em.
Gun to my head, 7400 series.
09-02-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,194
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to...

Thanks for "weighing in" on that - good to know.
08-31-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By jimmuller

JJScaliger , thinktubes , Drillium Dude Thanks,...

JJScaliger , thinktubes , Drillium Dude Thanks, guys. Even if we did do only 2 miles, it's better'n none. Don't know when I'll do much long-distance solo riding though. Sharon discouraged me from...
08-30-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By malcala622

Today went out on 35 mile straight and back with...

Today went out on 35 mile straight and back with a small group of riders.

I rode my favorite Bianchi Giro.
...
08-30-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By scratchpaddy

I finally finished my latest build, starting with...

I finally finished my latest build, starting with a '97 De Bernardi frame and sticking to a very '90's aesthetic. I took it for a 32-mile ride along the river and canals this morning. It's very...
08-28-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By northbend

Bruce called the other day and talked me into...

Bruce called the other day and talked me into doing an overnighter with him to Lake Easton on the other side of Snoqualmie Pass.

Waiting for my friend at Rattlesnake Lake, all packed up and ready...
08-27-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,328
Posted By pcb

This '74 Harry Quinn Tourist has the widest...

This '74 Harry Quinn Tourist has the widest clearance of any of my last-century vintage frames. 43-622/700c nominal will fit, but with clearance pretty tight under the crown and between the...
08-26-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By repechage

My dart toss, a Colnago Sport

My dart toss, a Colnago Sport
08-25-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By Drillium Dude

I like it - giving me some ideas... DD

I like it - giving me some ideas...

DD
08-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16,105
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Posted By northbend

I was supposed to meet up with some friends...

I was supposed to meet up with some friends yesterday to ride up the Mt Baker highway to Artist Point but I aborted that mission when I reached Bellingham due to low clouds and rain.
Looking west,...
08-23-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By northbend

Bob suggested the Red Barn Route in the Lower...

Bob suggested the Red Barn Route in the Lower Valley for Saturday.
Flat, easy, and quiet enough you could move up n down the group to visit with each person without worrying about traffic....
08-22-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By clubman

I think he's miffed at investing time and thought...

I think he's miffed at investing time and thought into the posts that got lost when he tried to post pics.
Happens to all of us as well.

OP, you can hit the little red circle at the bottom left...
08-22-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By rccardr

The Pelizzoli and I got the MLK quote but were...

The Pelizzoli and I got the MLK quote but were both confused as to the meaning of this new piece of street art. Nevertheless, it was a lovely day for a 32 mile hilly ride...
...
08-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By Duke7777

I used to be very much into Ducati singles and...

I used to be very much into Ducati singles and had several, including a couple of Mach1's and Desmos. This is the only one I have left, A 1960 Elite that I restored from a pile of parts.
...
08-18-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By BHG6

Lots of beautiful bikes in here! Here's my...

Lots of beautiful bikes in here!

Here's my contribution: 2011 Ducati 1198SP - Not vintage by any means but, it's one of the very last dry clutch Ducati models ever made as they switched to a wet...
08-18-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,990
Posted By mstateglfr

Reynolds, Tange, Columbus, Kaisei, Dedacciai,...

Reynolds, Tange, Columbus, Kaisei, Dedacciai, VariWall, and Nova all have tubing that varies in butt length, diameter, and gauge.
The product catalogs from Reynolds and Columbus are so extensive...
08-18-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,990
Posted By steelbikeguy

I'm definitely a fan of looking at old bikes and...

I'm definitely a fan of looking at old bikes and wearing wool, but have never felt the urge to link it with riding crappy roads and suffering.
Dale's Classic Rendezvous gatherings have been a good...
08-18-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,407
Posted By iab

So no 45-year-old Graftek Exxon exist? ...

So no 45-year-old Graftek Exxon exist? Hmmmmm... that's new to me. When did they all assplode?

I didn't realize there was a companion troll thread to the modern components thread. A twofer. ...
08-17-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By Markeologist

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08-17-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,407
Posted By obrentharris

Yeah, bicycle chains and pneumatic tires are just...

Yeah, bicycle chains and pneumatic tires are just trendy disposable garbage. Don't get me started on rubber grips, handlebar tape, cables, and those flimsy derailleurs!
High wheelers with solid...
08-17-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,990
Posted By nlerner

I didn’t race back in the day, and I don’t race...

I didn’t race back in the day, and I don’t race now, so I’ve never quite understood the need to index performance/bikes/components to what racers might use or need. But I can tell you that when I...
08-17-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,990
Posted By iab

No. I'd agree if the thread was titled Are...

No. I'd agree if the thread was titled Are Modern Components Better?*

* If you are 1 of a few hundred people in the world who can make a living racing a bike.

Otherwise, better is entirely...
08-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By rccardr

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive...

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Forest.
Weird weather: started in the high 60's, ended in the low 70's but super super humid. Lots of fog and low clouds....
08-16-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By RobbieTunes

Wish I had the pics. 1968 Honda CB450. In 1979,...

Wish I had the pics.
1968 Honda CB450. In 1979, so I didn't consider it C&V.
1977 Triumph Tiger 750, but in 1982, so I didn't consider it C&V. It was crap, anyway
1976 KZ1000MkII, but in 1983, so...
08-16-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By calamarichris

Lotsa lovelies in this thread. Gladdens my heart...

Lotsa lovelies in this thread. Gladdens my heart in these dark times.

Me circa 1972 in a Georgia trailerpark, just outside of Fort Stewart....
08-16-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By SuperLJ

Here's my contribution - a 2016 Nobilette. I...

Here's my contribution - a 2016 Nobilette.

I spent many years collecting parts for what would be my "ultimate" bike, financing them almost entirely by selling stuff on eBay. As far a ride quality...
08-15-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By nlerner

Currently I have two American-made bikes in the...

Currently I have two American-made bikes in the stable:

Milwaukee Bicycle Company, made by Waterford, single speed:
...
08-15-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By mstateglfr

As Doug Fattic mentioned just above, Jeff Bock is...

As Doug Fattic mentioned just above, Jeff Bock is one who isnt well known, but is fantastic.
He built full time long ago and did race bikes as well as touring and commuter styles. Then taught...
08-15-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By tacreamer

Alex Meade Randonneur born in Kentucky

Born in Kentucky 2014

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Alex Meade Stainless Steel...
08-14-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 16,105
Views: 1,672,080
Posted By Drillium Dude

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and...

Took the Burke Gilman trail south to Seattle and spent a good hour visiting the Union Bay Natural Area:
...
08-14-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By pcb

Gee whiz, a lot of water under the bridge since...

Gee whiz, a lot of water under the bridge since this thread started! Looking back over what I've posted here, spun off a bunch, converted a few, and only picked up a couple more.

Found new homes...
08-14-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 96,733
Posted By pcb

Last I heard Richard Sachs' order book was...

Last I heard Richard Sachs' order book was closed. He's building what's left in the order book, and his team stuff, then no more.
08-14-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By La Brea Bike

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This girl is about to turn 20...
08-13-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By sd5782

A couple

I bought a 77 BMW R100/7 in 1987 and rode it until 2014. When I bought it, it was a good used motorcycle that was built to last. Sad to say, I never got too many long rides in on it, mostly to work...
08-13-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By merziac

I'm in, got at least half a dozen of these, raced...

I'm in, got at least half a dozen of these, raced twice a week come heck and high water for 18 years.

Delivered AND received 100's of a** whoopin's along the way. ;)

Bulletproof 1977 Standard...
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By rjhammett

I may be interested if you decide to sell. I...

I may be interested if you decide to sell. I passed up a CB about 5 years ago that I wish I hadn't.
08-13-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By orcas island

I have a few vintage Trials and enduro bikes. ...

I have a few vintage Trials and enduro bikes.
On occasion I turn out and ride a vintage trials event with the AHRMA group. Always lots of fun and just enough good natured competition to be...
08-13-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By clubman

The Airheads are still roadworthy but the K75 has...

The Airheads are still roadworthy but the K75 has stripped splines and not worth fixing. The CB160 has 3000 original miles but I can't find the ownership and it's in pieces anyway. Make a great cafe....
08-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,347
Posted By moto tom

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1967 Bultaco Metralla. Used to race Bultacos in MX...
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By davidgilmore

Dan was one of the "young kids" when i was...

Dan was one of the "young kids" when i was facutly at SIU, so I knew him as part of the cycling community. And no, i never raced with him, as he was heads above my abilities, as well as most everyone...
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By repechage

These are rare, but not a deep interest. The...

These are rare, but not a deep interest.
The very small and the very large are at the ends of the bell curve.
I have seen frames sell for $300, and whole bikes for the near the same.
Interesting...
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