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12-04-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 943
Posted By jrg1244

After about a week of tracking a FedEx box on an...

After about a week of tracking a FedEx box on an hourly basis, my Paramount finally arrived from Jack at Franklin Frames. He was a real pleasure to work with and I'm thrilled with the job he did. ...
12-02-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,350
Posted By Kilroy1988

Well, I started this thread discussing frames...

Well, I started this thread discussing frames with Nervex Professional lugs, and although that feature still alludes my collection I have actually been on the lookout for a special British frame...
12-01-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 696
Posted By Maelochs

OP has a history of posts based in fantasy. This...

OP has a history of posts based in fantasy. This is just his latest.

No problem, if that is what he likes to do .... but I bet he might like cycling if he ever tried it.
11-29-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By squirtdad

I kinda think this is C&V in a nutshell, we are...

I kinda think this is C&V in a nutshell, we are the few and crazy who take time to stop and appreciate, even when we don't get super detail crazy
11-28-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 840
Posted By poprad

More pics! ...

More pics!
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_5049_79ef8723615e6dfec6600ec6c320ce2f707372a6.jpg
Graceful stem...
11-27-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 65,116
Views: 10,194,015
Posted By cb400bill

A decent looking World Voyageur rider - $350 in...

A decent looking World Voyageur rider - $350 in Cleveland

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/bik/d/cleveland-vintage-schwinn-world-voyageur/7412869680.html
...
11-26-21, 09:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,350
Posted By noglider

I'm not sure why, but the bike lust has nearly...

I'm not sure why, but the bike lust has nearly drained out of me. I don't spend much time wishing for bikes or planning to buy or build. Being on a tighter than usual budget is a factor, but I don't...
11-26-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By classic carl

Finally surpassed 5,000 miles for 2021

November has been a tough month to ride for me between a chest cold and the weather not cooperating. I finally got out on the day before Thansgiving for 28 miles and I reached 5,000 for the year. ...
11-25-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 799
Posted By Bruizer

Thank you for your interest. I'm really proud of...

Thank you for your interest. I'm really proud of how it came back to life! It's a joy to ride.
Here is some info on the builder you might find interesting. His name is Giordano Grazzini. He's...
11-25-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 799
Posted By Bruizer

You guys are the best, thanks for the inspiration

I know it's not really C & V, but it is lugged steel with a horizontal top tube. This bike was built for me in 93 or 94 (so long ago, no paper trail, I cant remember exactly).This bike was ridden...
11-25-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,641
Posted By SpectrumTi

Iím not certain exactly what YOU mean by rollers,...

Iím not certain exactly what YOU mean by rollers, but what is conventionally meant is a series of round drums that you can ride your bike on indoors. I wouldnít recommend that. You already need...
11-25-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,240
Posted By Kapusta

To save other people the time of watching it?

To save other people the time of watching it?
11-24-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,240
Posted By mstateglfr

Because this is a message board where topics are...

Because this is a message board where topics are discussed and opinions are shared.
11-24-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,350
Posted By randyjawa

This would blow my kilt up... ...

This would blow my kilt up...
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/775x444/bianchi_seaton_rb_1_8191713ad8b036f13b7697666288f38288ad90f1.jpg

But, on pension payday (four days...
11-22-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By teisco

My restored to new Schwinn Voyageur 11.8

Well after a ton of fun work this is the result, a virtually new '80 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. From removing the old cracked and hazy clear coat to finding the right seat it was fun. My favorite bike...
11-22-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By verktyg

Columbus TreTubi

T-Mar

My 1981 Bianchi Campione Del Mondo is made with Columbus Tretubi.
...
11-22-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,810
Posted By SJX426

I have two that are period correct, 83 Colnago...

I have two that are period correct, 83 Colnago Superissimo and a 1972 Bottecchia.

The Colnago was likely a frame only sale but with period components. There were only 4 items that were incorrect...
11-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 522
Posted By jamesdak

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/sanremo40_c47cfea94a855c52966841db52b49f336d397f92.jpg...
11-19-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,362
Posted By gringomojado

Must have "Dork Disk" , "ching-ching", and kick...

Must have "Dork Disk" , "ching-ching", and kick stand to go with flat pedals.
Just keep riding!

gm
11-18-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 65,116
Views: 10,194,015
Posted By thumpism

Tempo bones for $150. ...

Tempo bones for $150.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1036704917168394
...
11-18-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think it might be important to note that...

I think it might be important to note that "clips" means "toe cages," not the little pedals that you clip your shoes into.

If you're used to rat traps, clips and straps look evil or something. I...
11-16-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,300
Posted By HillRider

My recommendation; Pay the money and buy the...

My recommendation; Pay the money and buy the Thomson. Safer and probably less expensive by the time you are done.
11-13-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 866
Posted By Jmpierce

Mine is an '82 Trek 710. Not one of those high...

Mine is an '82 Trek 710. Not one of those high end road bikes but a solid frame with Sport Touring geometry.
...
11-12-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 866
Posted By Retro Grouch

I had some bikes that I had a sentimental...

I had some bikes that I had a sentimental attachment to. I couldn't stand the thought of haggling with some yahoo over the value of a piece of my life. Ultimately I donated mine to a group who...
11-10-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,893
Posted By Tomm Willians

Rachael Welsh and whatever this bike is. ...

Rachael Welsh and whatever this bike is.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x1136/3748158a_4719_4537_9799_2672685d2a20_a49abf55237da3a733e760c6923adf41c065d1d4.png
11-09-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By sloar

Oh the memories,good and bad.. Happy Birthday...

Oh the memories,good and bad.. Happy Birthday Marines.
11-09-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By Sedgemop

Nice choices on the upgrades too.

Nice choices on the upgrades too.
11-09-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By Sedgemop

Love to see a day when nobody apologizes for...

Love to see a day when nobody apologizes for liking old Treks. Your taste is just fine. That 400T is a great all-rounder. Enjoy that thing, like you plainly already are.
11-09-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 441
Posted By steelbikeguy

thanks for the birthday reminder and the great...

thanks for the birthday reminder and the great photos of the cemetery!

I spent 4 years in the Corps keeping aircraft flying by making sure the electrons stayed in the wires (or something like...
11-09-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By jamesdak

Well, having just gotten done with "testing out"...

Well, having just gotten done with "testing out" all my existing bikes and with the fact that I let another 20 go in the past year. I can say without a doubt it's the first Giordana XL Super I got.
...
11-09-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By bikemig

That's a great bike. I posted my XO 2 but my 1979...

That's a great bike. I posted my XO 2 but my 1979 Trek 510 came a close 2d. The vintage Trek sports touring bikes are terrific bikes. They have classic road geometry (in the early 70s this would have...
11-09-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By capnjonny

Black is beautiful (Bianchi)

I do a lot of restorations for the Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange here in the heart of the Bay Area tech scene. We get a fairly steady stream of interesting donation bikes and I make a point every...
11-09-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By PilotFishBob

My 1972 Bottecchia Professional. I can ride it...

My 1972 Bottecchia Professional. I can ride it all day ( The saddle long since replaced, I can't last an hour on that thing.)...
11-09-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By poprad

Man I love those old Trucks. I had a 560 in...

Man I love those old Trucks. I had a 560 in black back around 1988, and I rode that thing for almost two decades. Outstanding all arounders and really the height of Trek's offerings. It was all...
11-09-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By bikemig

For me this is easy peasy and it's my 1993...

For me this is easy peasy and it's my 1993 Bridgestone XO 2. It's not the fanciest bike that I own but it is a very well thought out machine. It has road geometry built around 26 inch wheels....
11-09-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,212
Posted By cb400bill

1985 Trek 770. Light, solid, great climber,...

1985 Trek 770.

Light, solid, great climber, handled like it was on rails. All day comfy. Loved that bike.
...
11-07-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By denaffen

Lost my nerve for drilling when I found a nice...

Lost my nerve for drilling when I found a nice set of nut mount 105s ...
11-07-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 825
Posted By iab

1605XX is 1960/1961. Yellow Jersey in...

1605XX is 1960/1961.

Yellow Jersey in Wisconsin could fix the stays. They are relatively local to you.

Neat bike though, would have cleaned up nice if it weren't for those stays.
11-06-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By verktyg

Clamp The Top Tube

:thumb: I have an old Blackburn bench top clamp that I've had it since the 1980's. For light stuff, I wrap a cut to size cloth around the top tube. When I'm working on bare frames, sometimes I'll put...
11-05-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 65,116
Views: 10,194,015
Posted By madpogue

Not a steal, but you don't see these double-panel...

Not a steal, but you don't see these double-panel 950s every day. The Record bits are included. Thank the stars it's too big for me.
...
11-05-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,396
Posted By genejockey

I think the "unsafe" stuff is nonsense, and the...

I think the "unsafe" stuff is nonsense, and the "'you won't be able to keep up" is entirely a question of the rider. So, I'd say those are a pair of uninformed opinions.
11-05-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,261
Posted By himespau

My wife gave me a gift card to a local bike shop,...

My wife gave me a gift card to a local bike shop, so I took two jobs to them recently that I didn't particularly want to do/couldn't do and they weren't able to do either of them (after trying) and...
11-04-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,635
Posted By obrentharris

rootboy

Scott Gabriel, known here as rootboy, died last May. I just got the news and thought it fitting to share a couple memories here. Scott was a talented, modest, and generous man. He contributed his...
11-04-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,514
Posted By cdaniels

My 62/63 PX10 Restoration is completed

So I got a 70 PX10 (White and Black) sometime back and did a complete referb on it and put a Campagnolo groupset on it. Everone had positive coments (thank you) about it. One person's coment stood...
11-03-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,640
Posted By mstateglfr

At this point it is news and I am surprised when...

At this point it is news and I am surprised when the price for something hasnt increased.
11-01-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By jjhabbs

NOS Bianchi Specialissima build. 1977

Hey guys, I purchased this frameset over a year ago from someone on this forum. Plus it was on EBay. It's a 77 Bianchi specialissima. Love this thing. Great shape.. NOS Frameset, wheels, shifters,...
10-31-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 690
Posted By dedhed

If a guy wanted to pay the shipping from Finland...

If a guy wanted to pay the shipping from Finland I'm sure Yellow Jersey would do it.
10-31-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Bruizer

Thanks Tim!

Thanks Tim!
10-31-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By cyrano138

Yeah, I've always wanted to try a leather saddle...

Yeah, I've always wanted to try a leather saddle so I'm pretty excited about it. So the bike is obviously not cleaned or has not had anything done to it in a long time. My understanding is that it...
10-29-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By RustyJames

Another bike I didnít need BUTÖ.

Öit was too good of a deal to pass up. Not totally original but did I mention it was cheap?

Circuit circa 1987.

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