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01-11-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By verktyg

AD & Puch Bikes

We sold some AD & Puch Bikes back in the mid 70's. The Ultima and maybe the Vent Noir came in an aluminum case with a form fit Styrofoam liner. Very classy. We also sold GIOS frames that came in...
01-02-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Dfrost

Seattle area transfer stations (aka, “the dump”)...

Seattle area transfer stations (aka, “the dump”) all have separate containers set aside for collecting bikes, and anything that might be a bike part. Bike Works (bikeworks.org), where several C&Vers...
12-28-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,296
Posted By gugie

The year started out with a bang, fizzled out,...

The year started out with a bang, fizzled out, then recovered somewhat as we all adjusted to the "new normal".

A quick plane flight in the before times to Arizona, an RV, and 5 BFer's as ...
12-25-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,803
Posted By BFisher

Merry Christmas, all! ...

Merry Christmas, all!
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12-18-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By nlerner

That explains a lot about Raleigh's 1970s brazing...

That explains a lot about Raleigh's 1970s brazing performance.
12-15-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7,931
Views: 2,379,248
Posted By BFisher

Saddle arrived today and I put it on. Temps in...

Saddle arrived today and I put it on. Temps in the 20's now and supposed to get over a foot of snow starting tomorrow, so no test ride yet. Here's a pic though....
12-13-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,298
Posted By SurferRosa

Integrated shifters? Although, I would call...

Integrated shifters?

Although, I would call the setup in the op merely an ugly kludge.



:thumb: Especially when it's simple and elegant.
12-13-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,879
Posted By alexihnen

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me....

So somehow this bike has now made its way to me. I'd been looking for a Tesch and this one came up on Facebook Marketplace in New Jersey. Today it is exactly as it was in the photos from nine years...
12-13-20, 02:28 AM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By northbend

It sure looks like it would be a great climber!...

It sure looks like it would be a great climber! Real nice, Andy..
Pretty good turn out Saturday morning for Bob Freeman's Birthday ride around the upper valley.
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12-12-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,018
Posted By Addamsmith

My Rare Gitane 1963 Gitane Super Olympic

Ano tther of my Gitane collection,
this one is a 1963Gitane Super Olympic that is in amazing condition with very little rust and original Groupset.
Rare Mafac brakes very light for its age....
12-11-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,296
Posted By gaucho777

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the...

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal:
https://www.velonews.com/news/road/greg-lemond-receives-congressional-gold-medal/
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12-09-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By jdawginsc

"WTB: Four very thin wall/ceiling...

"WTB: Four very thin wall/ceiling hooks"...
12-09-20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,534
Posted By Dfrost

This the AD you brought to my first Velo Cult...

This the AD you brought to my first Velo Cult where we met. Great memories.
12-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,562
Posted By Shrevvy

Since we have seen socks and jerseys, I'll add a...

Since we have seen socks and jerseys, I'll add a saddle.

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12-06-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,562
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

OK, I renamed the thread to hopefully encourage...

OK, I renamed the thread to hopefully encourage more pics or rainbow striped bikes...
12-05-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By Drillium Dude

Picked up my jersey from northbend this morning...

Picked up my jersey from northbend this morning and rode the Red Barn loop in the Snoqualmie Valley with him. But you already know that because he posted about it above!

Matt, thanks for making a...
12-05-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By northbend

I met up with the Drillium Dude in Fall City...

I met up with the Drillium Dude in Fall City today to deliver a Jersey he’d bought and ride the “Red Barn Loop” route with him in the Lower Snoqualmie Valley.
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12-04-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,246
Posted By Narhay

I see they have opted for a Dutch style lock...

I see they have opted for a Dutch style lock front brake for instant spoke bending endo inducing stopping power.

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12-04-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By Andy Antipas

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for...

Unfortunately, I don't have any useful advice for the OP. Horse trading.....

However, since andy k weighed in on gugie post, I need to respond. I sent the following in a private message to...
12-04-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By gugie

Two way swap? That's nothing. I was involved in a...

Two way swap? That's nothing. I was involved in a three frame swap a couple of years ago with Andy Antipas and Andy_K.
...
12-04-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By brian3069

This seems overly complicated. What happens if...

This seems overly complicated. What happens if you don't want the DeRossa after seeing it in person, will you feel obligated to make the trade anyway. I wouldn't touch this deal with a ten foot pole....
12-03-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,975
Posted By Dfrost

I brought just the fork from my ‘79 Miyata 912...

I brought just the fork from my ‘79 Miyata 912 (previously measured as unsuitable for 650B conversion) to gugie at one of the late, great and much-missed Portland Velo-Cult gatherings to request...
12-03-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,401
Posted By jamesdak

Wow, that is a beauty. Especially with it's rear...

Wow, that is a beauty. Especially with it's rear spread to 130! ;)
12-02-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,401
Posted By jamesdak

Uh oh....... ...

Uh oh.......


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Sold this to the mechanic who had did the actual upgrade for...
12-02-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By merziac

Not today but Sunday and not a pic from Sunday...

Not today but Sunday and not a pic from Sunday either, same bike, same place and ride. ;)

14mi. out and back from John B Yeon state park to Cascade locks, one of my favorite rides.

You can't...
12-02-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,401
Posted By oneclick

They don't all have dimples. But it is true,...

They don't all have dimples.

But it is true, the threaded rod method cannot be trusted. Even a set of stays with no (or symmetrical) dimples may well not bend equally. Doing them one at a time...
12-02-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,401
Posted By SurferRosa

I did with my grocery getter. 5-speeds works well...

I did with my grocery getter. 5-speeds works well for that, and the stronger rear wheel gives me confidence to load the pannier.

But I'm a lot happier with my 1960 Paramount's spread frame (using...
12-01-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,762
Posted By RobbieTunes

2 quality. Sealed the rip. A little lumpy....

2 quality. Sealed the rip. A little lumpy. Pressed bar wrap backing over it while it was still gooey, to smooth it out.
11-29-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By RobbieTunes

Patience will be needed. The RD is not common;...

Patience will be needed. The RD is not common; the FD likewise, but they do appear from time to time. The crankset mounts the inner ring to the middle ring, not the crank arm. Money could solve...
11-28-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By LucasHartong

I made a thread about this bike ->...

I made a thread about this bike -> https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1160294-steel-fausto-coppi-find.html
11-28-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By T-Mar

Silver Dura-Ace 7700 on the 1997 team Polti...

Silver Dura-Ace 7700 on the 1997 team Polti bicycles...
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11-28-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By LucasHartong

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11-28-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By LucasHartong

Full Campagnolo. ...

Full Campagnolo.

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11-28-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,975
Posted By gugie

Now I'm worried some guy from Casati will be...

Now I'm worried some guy from Casati will be knocking at my door and telling me it's not personal, it's business.
11-28-20, 03:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,314
Posted By ooga-booga

had a 2002 coppi ksc aluminum/carbon frame which...

had a 2002 coppi ksc aluminum/carbon frame which was my favorite frame of all time and put 50k+ miles on it until it got "retired" by a rear end collision in dec 2019.
once in a while, one of the...
11-27-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,975
Posted By Jeff Wills

Future historians are going to be really, really...

Future historians are going to be really, really confused! :roflmao2:
11-26-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,987
Posted By jamesdak

Stella SX 73 - I'll probably regret this, LOL!

I've always swore to avoid the rabbit hole that is French Bikes. Then this Stella was posted here and I could not resist the irrational desire to get is so I could see it cleaned up and polished.
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11-22-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

One more

When were able to coax one of you left coasters back East

...
11-20-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

More like Im supposed to sleep with this guy?

More like Im supposed to sleep with this guy?
11-20-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,005
Posted By gugie

Whole lotta fresh meat sitting around there!...

Whole lotta fresh meat sitting around there! Andy_K has most of my stories catalogued and numbered. I like #17, but if I remember correctly #22 is more to his liking, so I go with that often when...
11-16-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,529
Posted By SJX426

Andy_K Very Classic! Also inspirational! I may...

Andy_K Very Classic! Also inspirational! I may just sand down my 760 and put another coal of black on it. The 610 should be my painting skills test after the 760.

Applaud the salvation effort too!...
11-15-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,081
Posted By Ungaro

Brought it home!

SOMEC for the win!
If the DeRosa had been a bit larger, it would have been a tough decision. But like I say: if it doesnt fit, then color and price dont matter. Need to swap out the stem from a...
11-15-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 16,001
Posted By gugie

Looks like one of our typical rides. Stops for...

Looks like one of our typical rides. Stops for snack, pie, beer, and because we're about to bonk, another snack.
11-11-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,554
Posted By CliffordK

Mine is an old Colnago Super that I bought used...

Mine is an old Colnago Super that I bought used in 1982 in Parma, Italy while still in High School.

Let's start with some history. Back in the mid 70's, my father was commuting about 20 miles to...
11-09-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,529
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Wow! That came out beautifully! You can always...

Wow! That came out beautifully! You can always bug me about aesthetics. :lol: The Campy triple setup looks right at home, as do the very clean-yet-detail-y wheelset. I think the wheels and tires play...
11-09-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 16,001
Posted By obrentharris

If my math is correct the challenge ends a week...

If my math is correct the challenge ends a week from this coming Thursday, on November 19th.
Brent
11-05-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,529
Posted By merziac

Nah, just trying to be helpful. :D

Nah, just trying to be helpful. :D
11-01-20, 07:52 PM
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Views: 101,275
Posted By Slightspeed

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Saw this ballot box ... don't forget to vote!...
10-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,482
Posted By jethin

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll...

Add a farm implement and a creepy vintage doll and ^^^ this post is in the running for best of C&V Halloween 2020.
10-30-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,023
Posted By non-fixie

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