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10-17-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17,989
Views: 2,034,484
Posted By Bianchi84

Haven't ridden the Cannondale in a while. Rode on...

Haven't ridden the Cannondale in a while. Rode on the local Greenway.
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10-17-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By Bianchi84

Pliskin?

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Saw this guy !
10-10-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Bianchi84

My '84 Blanche Tipo Corsa by an old, small local...

My '84 Blanche Tipo Corsa by an old, small local graveyard.
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And...
10-01-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By Bianchi84

I've had Mavic Ceramics forever and they still...

I've had Mavic Ceramics forever and they still work great. I clean the ceramic surface once on while with alcohol. I don't know if that's the recommended procedure, but it seems to work. O use...
09-25-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,660
Posted By Bianchi84

I've been using Finish Line Teflon grease and...

I've been using Finish Line Teflon grease and never had a problem.
09-20-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Bianchi84

I've never owned a bike with that routing, but I...

I've never owned a bike with that routing, but I worked on and test-rode many when I was a bike mechanic. Generally, I would route cable in the most "natural" path, which was usually on front of the...
09-18-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Bianchi84

Has anyone attended this and can tell us how it...

Has anyone attended this and can tell us how it was? It was a bit or a drive for me, but if it sounds like I really missed out, I might go next year if they have it. Thanks!
09-16-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,099
Posted By Bianchi84

Only 4 steel. 1984 Bianchi Superleggara Rigi...

Only 4 steel.
1984 Bianchi Superleggara
Rigi , bike with split seat tubes
Any eatly/mid eighties Cinelli
Cuevas

If I can add a magnesium, Kirk Precision
09-14-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,267
Posted By Bianchi84

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Best I have is Kestrel carbon bars. Zero rise, zero sweep. Just a carbon...
09-04-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,418
Posted By Bianchi84

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1985 Cannondale SM600. Posted this before, but it's still yellow.
09-04-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By Bianchi84

Who you gonna call?

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08-31-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,790
Posted By Bianchi84

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in...

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in 1985.
1985 Cannondale SM600 with 24/26 wheels
I'd like to be able to get a Slingshot in my size one day....
08-31-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,324
Posted By Bianchi84

I vote for Suntour XC Reverse Pull (for C&V MTB)....

I vote for Suntour XC Reverse Pull (for C&V MTB).
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08-29-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Bianchi84

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I'd see...

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I'd see them on bikes that came in for repair from time to time. I always thought they were repurposed from some other application. I seem to remember the ones...
08-29-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Bianchi84

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I'd see...

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I'd see them on bikes that came in for repair from time to time. I always thought they were repurposed from some other application. I seem to remember the ones...
08-19-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By Bianchi84

Schwinn or not, ride the bike and enjoy it!

Schwinn or not, ride the bike and enjoy it!
08-11-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Bianchi84

Enjoy the bike! When I worked at a Schwinn shop...

Enjoy the bike! When I worked at a Schwinn shop in L.I. NY back in the day, we sold a good number of those. It was a good, solid bike. That has got to be their largest frame size!
08-09-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for everyone's replies! I was starting to...

Thanks for everyone's replies! I was starting to question why I agreed to do it, but now I'm looking forward to it!
08-07-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Bianchi84

Great suggestions; I wouldn't have thought of...

Great suggestions; I wouldn't have thought of that cog switch. It makes sense!
08-06-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Bianchi84

Nobody? How about gearing question in general?...

Nobody? How about gearing question in general? Any thoughts?
Thanks!
08-01-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Bianchi84

C&V New York 5 BORO Survivors?

Hi, I know this is very subjective, but I think others here might have been in the same place I am. If anyone has done the ride, I'd appreciate your experience with its difficulty. I have been...
07-30-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Bianchi84

Not so much "Ber Ends" as "Bar Middles" ;) I...

Not so much "Ber Ends" as "Bar Middles" ;) I love seeing a bike being made to do what it was meant to do! BTW, What happened to your pump - looks like a Zefal clamp?
07-29-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Bianchi84

I think I still have a few stickers from the...

I think I still have a few stickers from the Trade shows!
07-28-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Bianchi84

That's a great looking bike! I love those...

That's a great looking bike! I love those old-school forks. I hope she enjoys the bike!
07-28-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Bianchi84

Vintage MTB Bar Ends Users? Let's see them!

You don't see them too much anymore, but they used to be very popular. Anyone else still using this Rad technology? These Onzas have been clamped to my Kestrel bars for decades! ...
07-20-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Bianchi84

Thank you! I hope I didn't come across as...

Thank you! I hope I didn't come across as negative... I definitely didn't mean it that way!!! That just seemed to be an above and beyond offer for a kind of mundane question! My apologies! :)
07-20-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks, but don't go through the trouble (or were...

Thanks, but don't go through the trouble (or were you being sarcastic... it's hard to tell sometimes!) It just seems like the feel and the quality isn't the same...... am I getting old?
Your bikes...
07-20-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 614
Posted By Bianchi84

Velox Tressostar Fans?

I've been using Velox cloth handlebar tape and rim tape for decades. I have been refusing to change to anything "neu" due to: I don't like change. But... has anyone noticed a decrease of the...
07-08-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,333
Posted By Bianchi84

I think you can still get Selle Italia Turbo in...

I think you can still get Selle Italia Turbo in suede. It has never disappointed since 1984. A little beat up but solid and comfortable!
07-04-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,024
Posted By Bianchi84

Lance Armstrong... got this one quite a while...

Lance Armstrong... got this one quite a while ago. I don't know if 2000 is vintage.
...
06-24-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,088
Posted By Bianchi84

My old Avocet Mod 20s that I've had forever. They...

My old Avocet Mod 20s that I've had forever. They sometimes come up on a popular auction site....
06-22-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Bianchi84

You say "every pedal stroke" so I'm thinking NOT...

You say "every pedal stroke" so I'm thinking NOT chain since a bad link would probably not be interacting with something on every stroke. My guess is BB ... bearings, cups... (Maybe crank arms?)....
06-13-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,198
Posted By Bianchi84

Hi, it was Byron Lake Schwinn in Bohemia. We had...

Hi, it was Byron Lake Schwinn in Bohemia. We had a second store briefly in Patchouge.
06-13-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,198
Posted By Bianchi84

I worked for a Schwinn Shop from 1984 to 2000 on...

I worked for a Schwinn Shop from 1984 to 2000 on Long Island, NY. I got my Schwinn Training at their New Jersey warehouse (was it in Cranbury?) It was great to be part of the industry then - the...
06-07-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,451
Posted By Bianchi84

Keep things the way they were; there is enough...

Keep things the way they were; there is enough crossover to keep most people happy and informed
06-05-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,489
Posted By Bianchi84

Nice or Super-Nice?

No "Biggie Smalls, valves not lined-up, crank arm at 5:00, it's a 'nice'. But at least he removed the bottle and pump for the painting."
Only joking - it's a cool painting!
06-04-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,489
Posted By Bianchi84

I took this picture - it had to be back in the...

I took this picture - it had to be back in the 80's. (Scanned from a physical paper photo!) It is part of the sign that this tiny "Tony's Bike Shop" had. They went out of business and the...
05-28-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By Bianchi84

WARNING! Piano wire strung across road ahead!

WARNING! Piano wire strung across road ahead!
05-26-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,337
Posted By Bianchi84

"What do you mean, an African or European...

"What do you mean, an African or European Heron?"Laden or unladen depends on whether it's a touring model or not.
05-21-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 8,472
Posted By Bianchi84

Bianchi and Cannondale

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05-18-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,382
Posted By Bianchi84

I'm wondering if incorrect number of / wrong size...

I'm wondering if incorrect number of / wrong size / mismatched loose bearings could be the issue. It might seem tight at first, but as things start moving it goes out of adjustment.
05-10-21, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By Bianchi84

Oh, it WAS staged; I found that flag elsewhere in...

Oh, it WAS staged; I found that flag elsewhere in the same area, not as in the picture! Thanks for the compliment on the bike!
05-09-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By Bianchi84

I Like Turtles

Found this turtle (tortoise?) and flag separately in the same general area today and had to compose this picture. I feel he really was faster than me today. I'm blaming headwinds both ways.
...
05-04-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,862
Posted By Bianchi84

As the Race Announcer on Breaking Away says:...

As the Race Announcer on Breaking Away says: "Mount your Roadmaster bicycle !"
05-02-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,149
Posted By Bianchi84

I use my beat - up Rhode Gears (I've repaired...

I use my beat - up Rhode Gears (I've repaired them since this picture) and my Paramounts usually. I have a pair of Peal Izumi - no picture....
05-01-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By Bianchi84

My original Oakley Razor Blades with Trigger...

My original Oakley Razor Blades with Trigger Earpieces. I sold all my other lenses and nosepieces long ago on an auction site; now I wish I hadn't :mad:
...
05-01-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,082
Posted By Bianchi84

I don't have a full frameset, but I do have a...

I don't have a full frameset, but I do have a bonded SR Litage fork on my '85 Cannondale SM600
...
04-28-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Bianchi84

Good point about stiff links; I know I've...

Good point about stiff links; I know I've overlooked this myself sometimes. My best check is pedal backwards (off bike and observing). Stiff links will be obvious trying to get through RD.
04-28-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 925
Posted By Bianchi84

I might be wrong, but in that last picture with...

I might be wrong, but in that last picture with chain on small ring, the extreme right seems to show chain not meshing with ring (?) I think I see a gap there. Or maybe it's just lifting up at that...
04-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,931
Posted By Bianchi84

For once, rim doesn't look bent.

For once, rim doesn't look bent.
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