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01-20-14, 10:02 AM
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Posted By dudeona3V

Legacy Trail

Nice ride down Legacy yesterday on the Recherché and GF's Moto mixte. Had to break out the sleeves to fend off a bitter cold front (66°)
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03-18-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 41,473
Posted By dudeona3V

I forgot about this thread! Good to be...

I forgot about this thread! Good to be subscribed!

'72 P13-9
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8142/7164923769_a731e30e52_b.jpg
12-31-12, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19,072
Views: 2,368,764
Posted By dudeona3V

...or is it that you went for a mile ride and it...

...or is it that you went for a mile ride and it took another 31 to get the rod brakes to stop?

The Old Gentlemen looks rather fetching in its refresh. Quite quite.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-31-12, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,077
Posted By dudeona3V

Still in Southern California last I knew....

Still in Southern California last I knew. Hopefully not the same one that's a registered sex offender.
07-16-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 937
Posted By dudeona3V

I vote Cinelli Laser

I vote Cinelli Laser
07-16-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,123
Posted By dudeona3V

For several years the impetus for adding to the...

For several years the impetus for adding to the collection was to do the Santa Fe Century on a different vintage ride each year, so I have several that would qualify. I do think we should grant huge...
06-23-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19,072
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Posted By dudeona3V

You're right. I wouldn't consider a ride up...

You're right. I wouldn't consider a ride up Ventoux a big adventure at all.

Simply awesome.
06-22-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,001
Posted By dudeona3V

If I have a question that I need a quick...

If I have a question that I need a quick insightful answer to, there's still no better resource, but I don't check the postings regularly too much anymore. The emails don't bother me as they go to a...
Replies: 32
Views: 4,712
Posted By dudeona3V

For what it's worth, Austro-Daimlers have gone...

For what it's worth, Austro-Daimlers have gone nuts in the last year to year and a half. Yes, two years ago, this is probably a $300 bike. Today I'm not so sure a $2K asking price is solely...
06-17-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,400
Posted By dudeona3V

If the right guy were to be in need of thinning...

If the right guy were to be in need of thinning the herd, and say a Russ Denny-built Fuso would become available, I would be more than happy to take that Bangkok hooker off said right guy's hands.
06-17-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 41,473
Posted By dudeona3V

Great thread and I'll post to be subscribed. I...

Great thread and I'll post to be subscribed. I too have recently acquired a Paramount (from another forum member), a '72 chrome P13-9. It took a little detour to Waterford to have some new decals...
06-17-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By dudeona3V

Sounds like a maybe Volare SLX? If so, a white...

Sounds like a maybe Volare SLX? If so, a white perf is indeed valuable. In good condition they fetch $200+ Pics of course would help.
06-14-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By dudeona3V

You'll probably have more input in the...

You'll probably have more input in the "valuation" sub-forum and a couple more details would be helpful too: Is it 32 hole? I've seen Sheriff Stars as a complete wheelset go for $500 or more (in mint...
06-04-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21,112
Views: 3,976,340
Posted By dudeona3V

Young girls need not apply...

Older Women's Road Bike - $20 (Littleton)

Open Road Contender - Classic old ladies road bike. Seems to run fine. Can't say for certain cause I'm not a lady and my dignity has kept me from...
Replies: 15
Views: 956
Posted By dudeona3V

All of Bill's advice is spot on (and given the...

All of Bill's advice is spot on (and given the fork looks bent from a couple different angles I would think it's not just camera distortion). One other thing to add: In many cases when the fork is...
05-31-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By dudeona3V

VERY cool.

VERY cool.
Replies: 6
Views: 3,590
Posted By dudeona3V

I just bought a later vintage ('93-ish) Impulse...

I just bought a later vintage ('93-ish) Impulse in similar condition (pristine with a couple small nicks, but will need significant cleaning) equipped with D-A 7700 for $500. This was after a few...
05-28-10, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By dudeona3V

I don't see anything sacrilegious about trying...

I don't see anything sacrilegious about trying some different things (like the aero wheels and clipless pedals too). Derailleur hanger is still there. No harm. No foul. I really like the (Phil?) hubs.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,700
Posted By dudeona3V

Legend perhaps?

Legend perhaps?
05-25-10, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 855
Posted By dudeona3V

If it hasn't occurred yet, ultimate assimilation...

If it hasn't occurred yet, ultimate assimilation will be when you're out on your brifter bike and reach down to shift.
05-24-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,402
Posted By dudeona3V

Fast can mean different things to different...

Fast can mean different things to different bikes. I'll narrow it down to three, each being fastest in its own way: My early 90s Steelman track bike is probably the fastest in terms of flat-out...
05-23-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By dudeona3V

Pictures would help a lot and you'll probably...

Pictures would help a lot and you'll probably have more response in the appraisals & inquiry thread above.
05-19-10, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,514
Posted By dudeona3V

Nice!!! Excellent and relatively unsung (outside...

Nice!!! Excellent and relatively unsung (outside the PHX are) builder. Looking forward to seeing them spiffed up.
05-13-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,142
Posted By dudeona3V

Perfect!

Perfect!
05-12-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,142
Posted By dudeona3V

It's a piece of something alright, but I wasn't...

It's a piece of something alright, but I wasn't going to say "kit." And thanks for the advice. I do in fact have the proper tool. Doesn't make it any less a piece of kit, especially when dealing with...
05-12-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,142
Posted By dudeona3V

Next time I go to Italy...

I am going to eat a huge plate of Alfredo. Then I'm going to find that little engineer who invented the two-bolt Campy seatpost and I'm going to take a MASSIVE dump on his grave. I will then urinate...
05-12-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,880
Posted By dudeona3V

Maybe we can use this as a petition for Jagwire...

Maybe we can use this as a petition for Jagwire to make some? Like BBM, my best source has been 80s Miyatas, but for a 62-63 cm frame it's never enough.
05-07-10, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,604
Posted By dudeona3V

Dave Moulton had an excellent post on his blog a...

Dave Moulton had an excellent post on his blog a couple of years ago that shed some interesting light on sharing the road. He compared a cyclist to a stray dog. I think there was an actual example of...
05-03-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By dudeona3V

I too am willing to give the benefit of the...

I too am willing to give the benefit of the doubt. By most people's recollections, Exxon-Graftek is indeed recognized as the first production bike to use CF (much like Teledyne is credited with the...
04-28-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By dudeona3V

I'm going to be giving training tips to Lance in...

I'm going to be giving training tips to Lance in Aspen that weekend, but when the time comes, please post pics either here or a photo sharing site. Sounds like my kind of event and I would love to...
04-27-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,882
Posted By dudeona3V

The one and only bike I have that's a display...

The one and only bike I have that's a display bike is an '84 Zeus Victoria. The reason I keep it that way are a.) it's always been a display bike. It was built up and put in a shop window, never...
04-26-10, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By dudeona3V

This probably happened to many of us who were...

This probably happened to many of us who were around in the early to mid '80s. After Breaking Away, I worked and saved and worked and saved and got that bright red Masi GC. A '71 Milano. I rode it. I...
Replies: 15
Views: 8,096
Posted By dudeona3V

Nice find. Looks very original and well kept....

Nice find. Looks very original and well kept. These things are all over the place pricewise. Last week one sold for $150 (though I don't know how it was equipped or condition otherwise) while last...
04-22-10, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,342
Posted By dudeona3V

I wish I had photos of mine to share, but my...

I wish I had photos of mine to share, but my brother's girlfriend ran over it with her Camaro around 1983. Before that, it truly lived up to its Semi-Pro name. I used to do some citizen races on it,...
04-20-10, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,148
Posted By dudeona3V

One more coment on CF and then it's back to the...

One more coment on CF and then it's back to the regularly scheduled C&V: Carbon is not all about lightness and as mentioned, in the real world, you probably won't feel the difference in weight...
04-20-10, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,148
Posted By dudeona3V

Eloquently stated. There are pluses and minuses...

Eloquently stated. There are pluses and minuses to any given material (except maybe Ti - I have yet to find fault with it and it seems to find acceptance even amongst the grouchiest of retro...
04-07-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,408
Posted By dudeona3V

To echo and add to that, I've seen...

To echo and add to that, I've seen Ultegra-equipped Litespeeds and Deans in the $500-600 range which, given the timeless nature, is a lot of bike for the money.
04-06-10, 05:26 PM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,346,401
Posted By dudeona3V

Nice... 70's Ital Vega Nuovo Record...

Nice...

70's Ital Vega Nuovo Record Campagnolo 62 cm - $380 (Arvada) (http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/1679570793.html)

Collectible early 70's Ital Vega model Nuovo Record. This bike is in ...
04-06-10, 09:47 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,346,401
Posted By dudeona3V

Probably the same people who couldn't get a date...

Probably the same people who couldn't get a date with the cheerleader in high school so they called them b!thces and h*s.
04-02-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,193
Posted By dudeona3V

Anything cotton. I like the Veloflex Servizo...

Anything cotton. I like the Veloflex Servizo Corse and Criteriums (around $160/pr.), and Andre Dugasts (around $200/pr.). I've also heard the Challenge Criteriums are excellent and a little cheaper...
03-31-10, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By dudeona3V

It'll depend on where and how far you plan to...

It'll depend on where and how far you plan to ride it. For shorter rides, say less than 20 miles, anyone can ride just about anything. It's if you plan on touring or centuries or something of that...
03-31-10, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,381
Posted By dudeona3V

It looks a lot like a newer Pinarello (Prince I...

It looks a lot like a newer Pinarello (Prince I think?), which is also rebadged as a Merckx Somethingorother. Interesting how the legendary marques live on, even if it's perhaps through only one...
03-24-10, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19,072
Views: 2,368,764
Posted By dudeona3V

Nice shot!!!

Nice shot!!!
03-23-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 99,432
Posted By dudeona3V

Focus... focus.. ...

Focus... focus..

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/4457035491_ecb5a5b433_b.jpg
03-23-10, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,193
Posted By dudeona3V

Agreed. Like everything else (most things...

Agreed. Like everything else (most things anyway), you get what you pay for. When you consider that the tires are what have contact with the road, there's no single element that contributes more to...
03-23-10, 10:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 99,432
Posted By dudeona3V

Can we pause the bickering for a moment to stare...

Can we pause the bickering for a moment to stare in awe at this masterpiece that exemplifies what this thread is supposed to be about? My new fave. Just wow!
Replies: 5
Views: 3,248
Posted By dudeona3V

I paid $175 for mine at a garage sale. [Original]...

I paid $175 for mine at a garage sale. [Original] owner claimed less than 100 miles ridden and there was nothing about the bike to doubt him. The simple fact is despite the Campy name, Triomphe is...
03-20-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 69,774
Views: 11,346,401
Posted By dudeona3V

Nice 'un... Vintage 1971 Raleigh...

Nice 'un...

Vintage 1971 Raleigh Sports 3 Speed Cruiser- tuned and rides smooth - $125 (http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/1652799055.html)

For sale is a vintage 1971 men’s Raleigh...
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By dudeona3V

I just finished a reconditioning of one I bought...

I just finished a reconditioning of one I bought a couple months ago. The shakedown was really good. So good that now I would have a hard time parting with it (not that I had any plans to). Unless...
03-12-10, 10:21 PM
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