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10-28-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,221
Posted By lonesomesteve

I no longer own any skinny tire bikes, but here's...

I no longer own any skinny tire bikes, but here's my most gravely all-road bike. It can comfortably handle anything that you might refer to as a "road."
...
10-28-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By polymorphself

How has this user not been banned from at least...

How has this user not been banned from at least the sales forum yet? I hate to be so harsh but it’s way out of control.
10-27-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,997
Posted By majmt

. Rover - our English Setter. A very sweet...

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Rover - our English Setter. A very sweet disposition and happy soul.
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10-27-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,160
Posted By BradH

Yes, a 100 gear inch top end. I do it with 48×13...

Yes, a 100 gear inch top end. I do it with 48×13 too. I've just found that on a decent where I can use more I'm better off crawling under the paint on the toptube. I value tight spacing in the middle...
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 935
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-22-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,151
Posted By Andy_K

I have a simple and consistent policy on this. If...

I have a simple and consistent policy on this. If your beer is being shipped across two or more oceans and extra hops are needed to keep it drinkable then IPA is acceptable. Otherwise, the beer...
10-20-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,610
Posted By DiabloScott

“super” means “eleven” in Iti-talk.

“super” means “eleven” in Iti-talk.
10-20-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 455
Posted By SurferRosa

I am a fan of Shelley Duvall. Is she italian?

I am a fan of Shelley Duvall. Is she italian?
10-19-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,224
Posted By capnjonny

Well, I finally figured out what I wanted to do...

Well, I finally figured out what I wanted to do with the Allegro Special. I tried a Cinelli drop bar and a Modolo Anotomic and for some reason they just didn't do it for me. Most of the young Turks...
10-18-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,720
Posted By northbend

The Power Line Road bisecting the Raging River...

The Power Line Road bisecting the Raging River MTB trail system on Rattlesnake Mountain near North Bend:
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10-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By northbend

Foggy Saturday morning, I broke camp and set out...

Foggy Saturday morning, I broke camp and set out for Port Townsend. The highway across Agate passage was busy with morning commuters and stressful but thankfully not long as I headed north thru...
09-27-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 33,753
Posted By Drillium Dude

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09-26-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By aggiegrads

Do you ever wonder why most of the people here...

Do you ever wonder why most of the people here want to do their own work?
09-18-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

6 month streak broken

It was raining this morning, and the air quality was such that there was some air to breathe, so I got on the bike for the first time in a week.

As I pedaled away from the Palazzo, I thought back...
09-18-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,021
Posted By gugie

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09-17-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,319,062
Posted By Random Tandem

I would have made it if I had wider tires, I was...

I would have made it if I had wider tires, I was riding 24mm fixie pops on that ride (could not resist the yellow). Ah, the before times when I could go south to ride with friends and the gas...
09-12-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By yobuttin

Penny Farthing 1885 Columbia Expert Restoration: before/after

I had another thread that was moved to appraisals, so I wanted to share here. We recently had our bike restored. Took approx 10 months to completely overhaul it. Here are some before photos:
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09-10-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,425
Posted By WolfgangVerne

Finally got around to getting this all put...

Finally got around to getting this all put together. Have some new Veloflex tubulars on the way, but otherwise this is more or less complete. Still considering an all-black seatpost and black cages,...
09-01-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 245,505
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50296335476_10...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50296335476_1036c448b2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jCvSeS)
Sonoma Road (https://flic.kr/p/2jCvSeS) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
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09-01-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,253
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I don't know if any of you know about these...

I don't know if any of you know about these things called modern and semi-modern race cars, where they, upon impact (like a crash into a barrier or wall), pretty much explode. It's been that way for...
09-01-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,253
Posted By ryansu

I was shocked to see a wrench jump out of the...

I was shocked to see a wrench jump out of the team car with a drill for a wheel change (Stage 2 Alaphillippe?) then I remembered Oh yeah its all thru axles these days I will keep my old fashioned...
08-31-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By nlerner

Yesterday morning I headed up to a state park in...

Yesterday morning I headed up to a state park in New Hampshire for a one-night, solo bikepacking trip. I wasn't on a C&V bike, but I'm old, so . . .

The rig with enough stuff for a week:...
08-28-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,506
Posted By natloz

Complete, time to ride

The bike is complete at $40 total. Just got the grips in mail today....
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,588
Posted By lonesomesteve

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this...

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this thread. I just finished putting this together a couple of weeks ago. It's a 1982 Trek 710 to which I added cantilever posts, a few other braze-on...
08-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 964
Posted By ryansu

I would like to see the combo of the Disc wheel...

I would like to see the combo of the Disc wheel and wicker basket - fast grocery getter :D
08-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By northbend

Yea, feel sorry for me. Yesterdays ride was just...

Yea, feel sorry for me. Yesterdays ride was just awful :-)
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50243093371_3f5d001c2e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jxNZdx)Table Mountain (https://flic.kr/p/2jxNZdx) by...
08-17-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,773
Posted By cuda2k

Bringing this thread back rather than making a...

Bringing this thread back rather than making a new one - to anyone who saw VeloBase down today, it's back and running. That was my doing as I was deploying the first new build in probably 3-4 years....
08-14-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 245,505
Posted By HTupolev

https://i.imgur.com/4VDI0nn.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/4VDI0nn.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/gyYLBlk.jpg

When they can't be bothered to bring rocky aggregate or grading equipment, they surface the road with flowers!
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08-12-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,998
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Welcome ChrisCranks to Bike Forums! Interesting...

Welcome ChrisCranks to Bike Forums! Interesting question, but very well stated and contextualized, thus, a good question. There are a number of '80s steel (and aluminum later on) frames available for...
08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By GMS

Continued ...

Continued
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08-07-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By JacobLee

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Had the estate sale time capsule 87 Hardrock all...
08-07-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,591
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Barnstable Village, Cape Cod This home ...

Barnstable Village, Cape Cod
This home

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across...
08-02-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 539
Posted By ascherer

For some reason this picture reminds me of this: ...

For some reason this picture reminds me of this:
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08-01-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I admit, it took me a second to figure out your...

I admit, it took me a second to figure out your original EMR comment, and I will admit I like Jeff’s version of EMR better.

My own EMR started a bit before seven AM in Colville, Wa, where my...
08-01-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By northbend

Thursday: I met up with the same crew but this...

Thursday: I met up with the same crew but this time down by Mt. Rainier for a ride around the Tatoosh Range. Start and Finish in Longmire.
...
07-29-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,909
Posted By joejack951

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not...

I agree, but that doesn't mean I agree with not going threadless on a C&V frame. You just gotta do it 'right', which at the time meant designing my own headset.
...
07-21-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,651
Posted By Manny66

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage...

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage associated with Made in Italy bicycles. If it won at the Vuelta, The Giro , and the Tour on a consistent basis then its Race Proven , so it must be the...
07-15-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 905
Posted By rustystrings61

I have an Allegro with the same geometry, a '74...

I have an Allegro with the same geometry, a '74 built with the Bocama 14/II lugset they started using right after the OP's bike was built. There is just something special about the ride of these,...
07-15-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By jbchybridrider

Just from a ride down the road at home tonight...

Just from a ride down the road at home tonight only 6km's. It helps me reactivate muscles and recovery after a long Sunday ride.
...
07-10-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,956
Posted By SurferRosa

"Great minds ..."

"Great minds ..."
07-08-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 93,591
Posted By djkashuba

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50088391518_e14504c9c8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jj96Kd)
Sonoma Coast (https://flic.kr/p/2jj96Kd) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
07-06-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,566
Posted By Bogester

...when I showed up at a 1/2 Ironman on a 74...

...when I showed up at a 1/2 Ironman on a 74 Hetchins!...
07-05-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,886
Posted By base2

WRT the salt/electrolyte thing: NuSalt can be...

WRT the salt/electrolyte thing: NuSalt can be found in the seasoning/spices section of the supermarket. NuSalt is 100% Potassium Chloride. 1 gram (1/6tsp) is 15% of your RDA & about 3 bananas worth...
07-01-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Andy_K

1969 Raleigh Competition

I just got this road worthy again, so it seemed like a good time for a build thread.

I'm calling it a 1969. According to Sheldon Brown's decoder ring, the serial number says it was built in 1967,...
07-01-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 19,400
Posted By cfernandez

When I was a freshman at Iowa State University I...

When I was a freshman at Iowa State University I lived in the dorms and my RA (resident assistant) had the most beautiful bike I had ever seen. A red and white Bottecchia with the newest Shimano...
06-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,464,230
Posted By 10eroftheyear

Not steel, but my '99 GT build is rocking as my gravel bike

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06-28-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By ExPatTyke

I'm off furlough and back at work now, so no...

I'm off furlough and back at work now, so no rides out this week. So why not take my time, and take a few photos on the commute into work on Friday?

There's a few differences between now and...
06-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,997
Posted By easyupbug

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The boys enjoying the sun at our cabin in the Bighorns.
06-23-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16,249
Views: 1,692,146
Posted By northbend

The views of the mountain weren’t bad either ...

The views of the mountain weren’t bad either
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50034877213_eb0a53fc57_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jepPNM)Rainier from the White River Campground...
06-22-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 20,997
Posted By Midway

Brought an 8 week old Red Tri Aussie home Friday...

Brought an 8 week old Red Tri Aussie home Friday June 19th. Meet Darby.

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