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01-17-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,657
Posted By Oldairhead

In all of the discussion in all of the threads in...

In all of the discussion in all of the threads in this forum about this bike over the years I do not recall anyone suggesting that the Bianchi L'Eroica bike was superior in any significant way to an...
01-17-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By marius.suiram

LEGNANO mod.50 bike, 4 Speed Campagnolo, used

Selling from Cleveland, OH, 44111
Payment: PayPal F/F or add 3% fees
Price: 350$ plus shipping

Vintage LEGNANO mod.50 bike.
The color is the classic metallic ‘lizard yellow’ .
Probably 1960,...
01-17-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By crandress

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range,...

Oh wow! My size but out of my price range, especially if she who must be obeyed finds out...
01-15-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,723
Posted By acm

I have a maxim I follow for questions like this,...

I have a maxim I follow for questions like this, and it gives me a peaceful mind when they come up (as they so often do with respect to bicycle maintenance):

If the answer to a question is highly...
01-14-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,657
Posted By Drillium Dude

I can't believe we're on page 2 and still haven't...

I can't believe we're on page 2 and still haven't seen a pic of the offending bike. C'mon, what's the fuss all about?
01-14-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,657
Posted By nlerner

Not all vintage bikes were made to duplicate Tour...

Not all vintage bikes were made to duplicate Tour de France kit. Plenty of tourers in the mid 1970s featured 5-speed free wheels w/ 30 or 32 max cog, long cage RDs, and TA chainsets with 46/30t...
01-14-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,657
Posted By gugie

Ferget about Eroica, somebody did Cino on a...

Ferget about Eroica, somebody did Cino on a Schwinn Varsity.

That's Cino (https://www.cinorider.com/).
01-14-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,657
Posted By non-fixie

You can do L'Eroica and similar events on a $10...

You can do L'Eroica and similar events on a $10 bike and have just as much fun, so you don't need it.
...
01-14-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,872
Posted By homelessjoe

Its priceless lad ....its priceless

Its priceless lad ....its priceless
01-14-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,882
Posted By non-fixie

Easy: the one I just finished building ...

Easy:

the one I just finished building
the one destined for the next event / vacation trip
the one closest to the door that doesn't need any work

:)
01-12-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By brixxton

Stolen - Heart Broken

Rescued a Schwinn Circuit you know the one. . I found the white saddle and bar wrap. Sourced a full "Sante" set.
Oh she was perfect. I was in love but she was promised to a new home.
Stolen from...
01-12-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,368
Posted By JohnDThompson

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was...

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was with Trek. I don't recall any without the portacatena drilling.
01-12-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 688
Posted By JBCIII

Crusty Allegro

I had an Allegro Special that was my first road bike at 12 yrs old. A family bike that got passed from uncle to dad then me. I’ve always had a soft spot for them. When I saw this one available in my...
01-12-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By Kabuki12

I use Mother’s Polish which is available at auto...

I use Mother’s Polish which is available at auto parts stores for alloy parts like wheels and stainless steel spokes. There are a lot of products out there that will clean and shine but Mothers works...
01-11-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,396
Posted By 1simplexnut

new zealand ? :-) ...

new zealand ? :-)


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ishiwata 022 Mitchell built here in New Zealand.
01-11-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,053
Posted By obrentharris

Hmm... Sounds like you're better off buying any...

Hmm... Sounds like you're better off buying any frame that fits her and getting a custom paint job to her specifications. There are some very talented bicycle frame painters out there.
Brent
01-11-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,396
Posted By geeteeiii

Third one is a Olympic special edition Start...

Third one is a Olympic special edition Start Shosse 1981.
This one has some defects and because of them it was converted into a beater fixed gear. Rear dropout has been welded and the cable guides...
01-11-21, 02:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,396
Posted By geeteeiii

Second bicycle i would like to share with is one...

Second bicycle i would like to share with is one of my favorites.

I have always ridden coaster brake bicycles and since most of my friends rode fixed gears, i preferred fixed gears to the geared...
01-11-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,396
Posted By geeteeiii

Some soviet junk i have.

Hello everybody.

I tought my weird collection of bikes might be interesting to people here, soviet bicycles seem to be quite undocumented here. Being from a ex USSR occupied country, we have alot...
01-10-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By noobinsf

76(?) Eisentraut Limited

I’ve been watching for an Eisentraut for years, and this one popped up in my size, so I jumped. It’s a special one for me, since it’s from the Oakland master. Also, if I am reading the serial...
01-10-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By gaucho777

SwimmerMike I'm interested your Gitane if it's...

SwimmerMike I'm interested your Gitane if it's still available. I'm local, too. PM sent. I look forward to being in touch.
01-10-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Stevensb

FS 53 cm CTC Legnano Frame, fork and headset

Early 1960's Legnano frame, fork and headset. 120 mm rear drops. Paint has seen better days but the chrome is clean.

Decals are not original. While one decal says it is a Gran Premio I am not...
01-10-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By tyrion

Flat bar gravel bike is going to be the new hot...

Flat bar gravel bike is going to be the new hot trend:

https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2021-dsx-2

https://www.marinbikes.com/bikes/2021-muirwoods-rc
...
01-10-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By SwimmerMike

Hey bikemig - The great thing about breaking a...

Hey bikemig - The great thing about breaking a New Year's resolution in January is you get the guilt out of the way immediately and then you have the freedom to continue to break the resolution for...
01-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 539
Posted By John E

Probably, but since I prefer uncool and safe, I...

Probably, but since I prefer uncool and safe, I was an early adopter of the Bell Biker.
01-10-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,835
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-10-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,835
Posted By thook

dude....sounds like your frame is......

dude....sounds like your frame is... toast...hahaha:rolleyes:

but, frankly.....i think your frame just needs s'more paint.....hohohoho

it'll be one smokin' build....<<<buh doomp....pshhh>>>
...
01-09-21, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By KenCT

I did 60 miles on Zwift yesterday for my 60th...

I did 60 miles on Zwift yesterday for my 60th birthday ride, too cold for me to ride outside. I'll make it up on the road once the temperatures are above 40.
01-08-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,760
Posted By Markeologist

Use the GitaneUSA catalog dates with caution, the...

Use the GitaneUSA catalog dates with caution, the 1966 price sheet and 1967 catalog have incorrect dates....price sheet is likely 1964 (Anquetil was not riding a Gitane in 66) and that catalog is no...
01-08-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,760
Posted By tronnyjenkins

Just wanted to share the photos after I finished...

Just wanted to share the photos after I finished it up. Still need to glue the tires on and determine how much I’ll ask.

I really want to find some 9/16 20F pedals so I can ride it before it...
01-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By tntyz

January birthday plus Wisconsin weather means...

January birthday plus Wisconsin weather means unlikely that I could do this outside. Four+ hours on a trainer does not sound like fun!
01-06-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By thedriveside

Holdworth 'Creamsicle' Equipe

Hey gang, I've been in a long time lurker in this community and I can honestly say that this place is a huge part of my love of working on bicycles. I've learned a lot here, so thanks to you all.
...
01-06-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,993
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Uh . .. You're not old. Maybe that has something...

Uh . .. You're not old. Maybe that has something to do with it. If you keep riding, you'll get there, don't worry.
01-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 841
Posted By shelbyfv

Birthday Ride/Ride Your Age

I'm puzzled I couldn't find an existing thread.:foo: Anyway, got my requisite 72 on my birthday. Seems there is some fascination with what folks eat on their rides so for the record I ate a Clif gel,...
01-05-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,741
Posted By polymorphself

This may be contendable! My Voyageur could do up...

This may be contendable! My Voyageur could do up to 35's with fenders. This guy is riding 45 up front and 42 in the rear on his without fenders:...
01-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By Tomm Willians

New Vintage Follis 472 day !

My wife and I made a road trip to Phoenix to pick this 472 up. I have a nice condition 172 but it’s too big so finally found this one !
Campy Nuovo Record shifting and DL, Mafac Competition brakes,...
01-04-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,005
Views: 2,565,601
Posted By oldtimeyirv

1995 GT Timberline

Bought this over the summer to build up a more rugged commuter. I fell in love with the frame/color and had started reading this thread... Now I'm broke 🤣

Had time over the holidays to tear down...
01-04-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 883
Posted By rccardr

An 11 tooth small cog will not work on that...

An 11 tooth small cog will not work on that freehub. Smallest it will accept is a 12 tooth.
01-04-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By notthe1freeman

My new GT

Obligatory thread IMO! Its a 93 I presume Tequesta. I can't say enough about it. Don't want to stay off it. ...
01-04-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By hazetguy

to me, if the year of the bike begins with 20.....

to me, if the year of the bike begins with 20.. it is not vintage.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1196856-when-bicycle-considered-vintage.html...
01-04-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By juvela

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link generating error message for me

yes to 50.4mm

the Zeus Competition is the only five-pin have ever encountered to be anything other than 50.4mm


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01-04-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By nlerner

Yup, 50.4, interchangeable with TA and...

Yup, 50.4, interchangeable with TA and Stronglight rings.
01-03-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By John E

Wow! That is a fabulous idea, and I really like...

Wow! That is a fabulous idea, and I really like the machine you are copying.

I guess I could use one of my Capo Sieger frames as the basis for a replica of the bike Adolf Christian rode to 3rd...
Forum: Introductions
01-03-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By wgscott

Si nous sommes encore en vie, vous pouvez me...

Si nous sommes encore en vie, vous pouvez me réapprendre et me dire à quoi ressemblait le droit constitutionnel.
01-03-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 883
Posted By plonz

Living in the west part of the state, I’ve...

Living in the west part of the state, I’ve swapped out nearly everything with a big cog 25 and under in order to better negotiate the climbing. I’d go with either 12-28 or 14-28.
Forum: Introductions
01-02-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 295
Posted By wgscott

Cependant, certaines personnes vraiment douées et...

Cependant, certaines personnes vraiment douées et talentueuses parlent plusieurs langues. Par exemple, je peux parler FORTRAN.
01-02-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By Addamsmith

Raphael Geminiani 1958 Replica Build

My Raphael Geminiani 1958 Replic Build has Began.
i have a 1958 Olympic that is in great shape but way to big so its going into my man cavmans a display.
i got the colour spot on after 4 attempts...
01-02-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4,038
Views: 362,997
Posted By merziac

:thumb: H**Y CRAP MAN! That's freakin...

:thumb:

H**Y CRAP MAN!

That's freakin awesome. :eek:

We have the same birth year, so it would be in good company with the 58 Paramount.

Please put me on the short or long list for if you...
01-02-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 360
Posted By bulgie

The five 10 mm holes outboard of the 86 mm BCD...

The five 10 mm holes outboard of the 86 mm BCD holes are at 122 mm BCD. This means a 99 ring of that type can be used as a middle "triplizer" ring on a Stronglight 93 or other 122 BCD crank. I...
01-02-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By merziac

MKS Sylvan's, bargain priced, tough as nails,...

MKS Sylvan's, bargain priced, tough as nails, look the part all day long, best value in all of cycling from way back to anytime in the foreseeable future IMHO. ;)
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