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Posted By ramzilla

Wow. All these years later and, I'm still...

Wow. All these years later and, I'm still responding to this blog. It's an absolutely beautiful bike. I wouldn't sell it for less than $500. And, would hold out for more.
01-07-23, 07:49 PM
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Posted By repechage

Taxes.

Taxes.
01-05-23, 07:53 PM
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Posted By bikingshearer

Great score. I look forward to seeing how it...

Great score. I look forward to seeing how it cleans up. There is a great source for dating Cinellis on the Velo Retro website (http://www.velo-retro.com/cinellitline.html). It is a fountain of good...
01-05-23, 07:37 PM
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Posted By iab

Cool bike. (except the stem and bars, you should...

Cool bike. (except the stem and bars, you should get something classier :))

My initial guess is 1955-1958. But there a re few things to clarify that. Do you know where the bike was originally...
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Posted By TugaDude

For good or bad I seldom check the OP, but dive...

For good or bad I seldom check the OP, but dive right in when there's a post that's current. In the end it doesn't matter really. Any and all comments we've made still stand I think. Of course it...
01-04-23, 03:24 AM
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Posted By merziac

Standby, earlier Strawberry content.

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12-24-22, 08:57 PM
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Posted By darkmoon

1975 When I was a high school kid, I was hooked...

1975
When I was a high school kid, I was hooked by the greatest man.

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12-24-22, 02:05 PM
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Posted By merziac

My bikes are fast, I am not. So I know when...

My bikes are fast, I am not.

So I know when one of them is fast, several are.

Some ride much better if not faster, the Merz's all ride much better than most.

The BG too, it is one of the...
12-21-22, 09:55 AM
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Posted By cudak888

He's not wrong. However...that's laughably...

He's not wrong.

However...that's laughably hypocritical from someone whose specialty was to build custom frames with unbelievable fillets, through-the-top-tube cable routing, and wishbone...
12-21-22, 08:59 AM
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Posted By styggno1

Thank you! I believe this to be a quite good...

Thank you!
I believe this to be a quite good place to start in what is and what is not:
https://veloaficionado.com/blog/the-bianchi-x4-code
12-20-22, 10:56 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

The impertinence of marrying above your station....

The impertinence of marrying above your station. Another sign of our decaying culture. :)

I learned the hard way dating withing the bike group typically ended badly, as nearly all of them left me...
12-20-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By bulgie

Albert was also quoted somewhere, Bicycle Guide I...

Albert was also quoted somewhere, Bicycle Guide I think, to the effect that nobody should take up bike frame building if you think its going to get you laid.

To which I had to reply "well if it...
12-20-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By bikingshearer

Make the t-shirt. Wear it at the coffee shop...

Make the t-shirt. Wear it at the coffee shop while sitting around bull****ing about your bike. See if anyone gets the irony. :p
12-20-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,457
Posted By kommisar

Isn't bull-****ting about seat tube angles and...

Isn't bull-****ting about seat tube angles and chain stay length what bike forums is all about?
12-14-22, 08:36 PM
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Views: 689
Posted By merziac

Strawberry PSA

Strawberry PSA

A bit rough and pathetic but solid, sound and straight.

58cm, if you know what they are, you know how scarce they are

PM for more info, not mine and not affiliated.

Happy...
12-11-22, 04:07 PM
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Posted By Roger M

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The remains of the Fortson Mill near Darrington, WA.
12-11-22, 03:06 PM
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Posted By jiangshi

There was no Primato in the 1980's. We need...

There was no Primato in the 1980's.

We need more than one BB picture from below.
12-10-22, 04:29 PM
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Posted By kommisar

pneumatic tires, chain drives, "safety" bicycle...

pneumatic tires, chain drives, "safety" bicycle topology. Are you men or are you mice?
11-17-22, 10:08 PM
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Posted By noglider

I was trained to set bikes up the way Italian...

I was trained to set bikes up the way Italian racers did. My boss was persnickety. So am I by nature, and I try to beat back that tendency.

A couple of years ago, I was setting up a bike for...
11-15-22, 07:34 PM
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Posted By mikemowbz

Gilles Berthoud - filled-brazed fast randonneuse

While I don't think this bike is terribly old - I'd guess 1990s or turn of the millennium? - it certainly has a 'classic' vibe.

I haven't been posting here in C&V much for a while, but thought...
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Posted By repechage

But where is an image to be found? The...

But where is an image to be found?

The "replica" ones just never caught my attention.
11-15-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,708
Posted By 79pmooney

My Peter Mooney. It was built to be rideable in...

My Peter Mooney. It was built to be rideable in the lower 48 states 12 months of the year; in whatever format was appropriate for that location. (Ordered a year after my head injury. I'd raced my...
11-15-22, 04:45 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

I'm still unsure about the exact definition of...

I'm still unsure about the exact definition of 'sports tourer', but I suppose it is fairly close to that of a 'randonneur' or an 'audax bike'.

And I presume 'ridiculed by the modern touring crowd'...
11-14-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By Pompiere

The first few versions of the Cannondale ST400...

The first few versions of the Cannondale ST400 had caliper brakes, while the ST600 and ST1000 had cantilevers. The frames are essentially the same, except for the cantilever posts. They all have a...
11-14-22, 10:58 AM
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Posted By darkmoon

Very exciting and interesting thread! When...

Very exciting and interesting thread!

When Francesco Moser won the Worlds, San Cristobal, 1977, he was riding Benotto.
We believed the frame was built by De Rosa.
Or Moser prepared two frames,...
11-13-22, 07:51 PM
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Posted By PilotFishBob

Yeah, I shouldn't do this but every time I see...

Yeah, I shouldn't do this but every time I see this sort of thing this skit from MTV's "The State" always comes to mind.......
11-13-22, 01:40 PM
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Posted By P!N20

Build more walls. They come in a neat...

Build more walls.

They come in a neat brochure format which fits elegantly on a bookshelf.
11-13-22, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

“Aesthetics Mr Douglas…. aes·thet·ics. They do...

“Aesthetics Mr Douglas…. aes·thet·ics. They do it thataway soes it looks nice”.

...
11-13-22, 09:24 AM
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Views: 1,662
Posted By Bianchigirll

These maps are fabulous but I just don’t really...

These maps are fabulous but I just don’t really have the wall space right now.
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Posted By corsaclassic

Nice! I have an original 1957 preserved... the...

Nice! I have an original 1957 preserved... the oldest De Rosa!
11-12-22, 01:09 PM
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Posted By rhm

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately...

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately and i completely forgot to make a stink about it. And here's this whole thread about vitriol... huh? I am afraid i have missed all the fun. Oh, well...
11-12-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 101
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Posted By wrk101

In the world of Internet forums, I find this...

In the world of Internet forums, I find this section to be one of the most civil ones. Sure, collectors have their opinions, that is to be expected. And they don't all agree. To be expected as well.
11-11-22, 11:46 AM
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Views: 1,662
Posted By iab

I'd like to see a history of Campagnolo. I've...

I'd like to see a history of Campagnolo. I've seen over a dozen types of 2-lever dropouts. I have a guess at the rhyme and reason, but someone in Italy can be more definitive. Clarity on the...
11-11-22, 10:12 AM
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Posted By wrk101

OK, I’m a hoarder but I am also a seller. I’m...

OK, I’m a hoarder but I am also a seller. I’m just “behind” on selling.

it’s not just bikes. You’ve got to see my vintage hifi and LP collection. I continue to prune it, but much like bikes, if...
11-11-22, 09:21 AM
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Posted By corsaclassic

Glad to hear from Japan! I indeed wanted to...

Glad to hear from Japan! I indeed wanted to partner up with Yokoo, I will try them to become official reseller for Japan of Corsa Classic.
Nice picture!
11-11-22, 08:42 AM
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Posted By fender1

I am fortunate to have a bike co-op close by. As...

I am fortunate to have a bike co-op close by. As things start to pile up, I just give it away. Keeps things under control.
11-11-22, 02:38 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Apologies if already posted but is my Hand...

Apologies if already posted but is my Hand Hammered Wok from The People’s Republic of China a classic or is it just vintage junk?

https://youtu.be/Ff_ObKMjn4w
11-10-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,054
Posted By seypat

I've never understood why a person fed up with...

I've never understood why a person fed up with circumstances needs to announce they're going away. :foo:
11-10-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,662
Posted By P!N20

Hi Andrea, Thought you might like to see...

Hi Andrea,

Thought you might like to see mine which I had framed. The idea was to put it in between two sheets of perspex so I could still read the back if I needed to!
...
11-10-22, 12:06 PM
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Posted By SJX426

Mine showed up yesterday. I like! The business...

Mine showed up yesterday. I like! The business cards and the post card picture were a plus, given I have a De Rosa!
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51464546653_de34f3dc04_b.jpg...
11-10-22, 10:17 AM
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Views: 1,662
Posted By smd4

Hey! Just got one of your Italian bike maps this...

Hey! Just got one of your Italian bike maps this week. I love it! Very nicely done. It's going to look great in my workshop. Thanks for doing these.

I think some folks would prefer it rolled in a...
11-10-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,662
Posted By corsaclassic

CorsaClassic - official thread about Classic bikes map & De Rosa

Hello,
This is Andrea Bonfanti, creator of CorsaClassic.com (http://CorsaClassic.com).
I am the author of the Italian and French map, plus the Classic De Rosa book.
Thought it would be cool to...
11-09-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,566
Posted By nlerner

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered...

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered fenders" thread!
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11-09-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,566
Posted By cudak888

The VO fenders are aluminum, not plastic. ...

The VO fenders are aluminum, not plastic.

Angry much? Lots of threads started complaining about stuff that nobody has complained about before.

-Kurt
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Posted By goldfront

Raleigh SBDU Gran Tour 62cm

Hello,

I picked up this 1983 Raleigh Gran Tour the other day, but I made my age-old mistake of buying too small. Since I haven't seen this model for sale before, I'm looking to get an idea of its...
11-07-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,560
Posted By SurferRosa

. https://i.imgur.com/beAU9on.jpg . A...

.

https://i.imgur.com/beAU9on.jpg
.
A place where they take their "White Out" pretty seriously.

Think I'd have to leave that on there unless I were a Pitt or tOSU fan.
11-07-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,560
Posted By nlerner

Oh, yeah. Get some Sante on that rig, stat. If I...

Oh, yeah. Get some Sante on that rig, stat. If I had any in my bin, I’d be mailing them off to you asap.
11-07-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,560
Posted By fender1

What does $150 buy you in Lancaster Pa on a Saturday night??

A barely ridden, 1989 Cannondale SR700!


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11-04-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,170
Posted By seypat

BTW, I have a few pets, but none are named Peeves.

BTW, I have a few pets, but none are named Peeves.
11-04-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,170
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about...

My pet peeve is with posters who brag about his/her "involvement in the sport since 19xx." As if such a statement makes the poster a source of undeniable gospel expertise and anyone who doesn't...
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