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10-17-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 838
Posted By gugie

Let's not arbitrarily shrink the C&V tent. ...

Let's not arbitrarily shrink the C&V tent.

Some of my best riding friends drink wine.

I've had people ask me the difference between bikeforums C&V and the Classic Rendevous google group. My...
10-03-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,875
Posted By nlerner

Nice! That Faran looks great. How do you have...

Nice! That Faran looks great. How do you have yours set up? I’d be very tempted but put a deposit down on a Singular Pelegrine some months back.
09-30-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,875
Posted By nlerner

My stable has evolved a great deal over the...

My stable has evolved a great deal over the years. I’ve likely sold off quite a few that might be grail bikes for others, but it really comes down to what I want to ride and how those riders perform...
09-25-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 3,574,458
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I did a thing.,.... ...

I did a thing.,....
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09-18-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,099
Posted By alexihnen

:) I have a couple on my phone… ...

:)

I have a couple on my phone…


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09-17-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By bikingshearer

Another free bump. Fantastic bikes. That maroon...

Another free bump. Fantastic bikes. That maroon "A" is dead sexy. The Limited is lovely as well.

Albert built excellent riding frames that are also works of art. Eisentraut's top-shelf...
09-04-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,418
Posted By Sir_Name

Woodrup 753 ...

Woodrup 753

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09-02-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By gugie

My take: if you can afford a Chapman, get one! A...

My take: if you can afford a Chapman, get one! A used MAP or L'Avecaise would also be perfect for less money.

Taking a vintage frame with the right attributes, making the mods, and inserting a...
09-02-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,790
Posted By orbeamike

Bruce only built a handful of what he called...

Bruce only built a handful of what he called mountain touring bikes with 26" wheels and flat handlebars in the mid '80s. The tubing is a mix of SP and Tange stays & blades with 70 head angle, 72 seat...
09-02-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,790
Posted By imcorn

O_O oh my! Do you have any info on your BG? ...

O_O oh my!

Do you have any info on your BG? Build specs, etc.
09-01-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,790
Posted By MrK.

Agree with everything you said except the white. ...

Agree with everything you said except the white. Chrome is what gets double extra points....
09-01-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 20,418
Posted By AngryScientist

Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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08-31-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,498
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dave Kirk hung out and discussed the gestation...

Dave Kirk hung out and discussed the gestation period/events leading to the eventual completion of this gem. The details are sublime; he was also fastest to Hot Springs without taking a wrong turn!
...
08-31-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,498
Posted By Drillium Dude

After lunch, it was back out the way we came in,...

After lunch, it was back out the way we came in, and a return to the main route. The stream winds its way through the scenery as I ride into the second half of the day:
...
08-26-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,595
Posted By mstateglfr

Perhaps its a difference between c&v and the road...

Perhaps its a difference between c&v and the road forum.
08-25-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,595
Posted By nlerner

I admire your accomplishments, jamesdak! I was...

I admire your accomplishments, jamesdak! I was thinking similarly to davester about the terrain around here, which isn't actually terribly hilly. Here's the data for my riding in the past week:

...
08-21-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,088
Posted By Choke

I think that you will be very happy with your...

I think that you will be very happy with your decision.

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08-21-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,088
Posted By johnnyace

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian...

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian denominations, but I suppose I may be sinning in the C&V sense. Coming soon to me...
...
08-19-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By ofajen

I use a small hand-pressurized portable sprayer....

I use a small hand-pressurized portable sprayer. I think it holds about 0.5 gallons or 2 liters. That is plenty and it is very quick to use and a very gentle, adjustable spray.

Otto
08-18-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,752
Posted By ctak

Like many entrepreneurs, Jan Heine seems to be...

Like many entrepreneurs, Jan Heine seems to be skilled in outsourcing activities, marketing/promotion and agitating those who fail to embrace his way of doing things. He's found a niche market to...
Replies: 19
Views: 838
Posted By repechage

Call it a Budget Volumentrica.internal lugs,...

Call it a Budget Volumentrica.internal lugs, overzized tubing, I have one in the size for my son. A 54.
He does not like it. Much happier on an old 50's Italian geometry bike.
Most likely- built in...
08-16-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,752
Posted By tricky

Whining about whining. That's next level!

Whining about whining. That's next level!
08-16-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,752
Posted By repechage

But do the copper pipes have cool shorelines? ...

But do the copper pipes have cool shorelines?

I think not the first framebuilder to shift to plumbing.
08-13-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By fender1

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else...

It is a much nicer ride than than anything else that I own. I have two rivs and a retso mod Ritchey road. Its only been a couple of hundred miles but the Lyon beats them all. Its basically like I...
08-13-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,272
Posted By Roger M

That's a great looking bike, fender1! I sure wish...

That's a great looking bike, fender1! I sure wish this one had room for bigger tires like yours. I'm hoping 30mm will fit, but 28mm will go on if not.

BTW, how does that stack up against your...
08-12-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By nlerner

I just saw the bikepacking.com did a thorough...

I just saw the bikepacking.com did a thorough review of saddlebags, including Acorn and a few others mentioned here:

https://bikepacking.com/index/saddlebags/
08-11-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 845
Posted By ehcoplex

Smart lookin' bike!

Smart lookin' bike!
08-05-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,623
Posted By bOsscO

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more...

I suppose this 1993 Mongoose IBOC Comp is more violet than purple; the Montana spray can colour I used on this restomod is RV-264 'Galaxy Violet'...
08-05-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,623
Posted By mstateglfr

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08-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,623
Posted By DorkDisk

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08-01-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,623
Posted By Roger M

Both of my kids are riding purple bikes at the...

Both of my kids are riding purple bikes at the moment. My son will probably outgrow the Serotta in the next couple years. ...
07-17-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,891
Posted By joluja

My De Rosa 35th Anniversario

Tough to piece together but the pain has been worth it
...
07-08-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,846
Posted By non-fixie

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really...

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really enjoying this year's edition so far. Not in the least because these two moved their game to the road:
...
05-21-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 119,508
Posted By Kobe

randallr 's Crosshair reminded me that I have not...

randallr 's Crosshair reminded me that I have not posted my Gunnar Sport on here.


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05-20-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 119,508
Posted By noglider

OK since I hadn't noticed that my tandem and my...

OK since I hadn't noticed that my tandem and my trailer come from the same company, I can now provide a picture of one towing the other.

...
05-19-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 119,508
Posted By steelbikeguy

There was a Bicycle Guide article about a...

There was a Bicycle Guide article about a Reynolds 853 frame built by John Hollands. It's as much about Reynolds 853 as Mr. Hollands, since it was a new tubing. Still pretty interesting, though.
...
05-19-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 119,508
Posted By Roger M

Nice bike, Terpdevil. A member here,...

Nice bike, Terpdevil.

A member here, gomango has a Hollands. He's had it for a number of years.. He might be able to share some information on the brand.
05-08-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,687
Posted By rccardr

That frame cries out for Dura Ace 7700. ...

That frame cries out for Dura Ace 7700.

Cries. Out.
05-08-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,687
Posted By jet sanchEz

Old 8 or 9 speed Chorus I like running 8...

Old 8 or 9 speed Chorus

I like running 8 speed Campagnolo because 8 speed shimano wheels are cheap and plentiful, unlike Campy wheels from that era....
04-22-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By nlerner

Just one box? I think you've described my entire...

Just one box? I think you've described my entire basement.
04-22-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17,989
Views: 2,034,484
Posted By rccardr

30+ miles on the Cross County Trail with the...

30+ miles on the Cross County Trail with the Pelizzoli in 650B
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I guarantee that...
04-21-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 3,574,458
Posted By pbass

Something about the Rove ST - they really got it...

Something about the Rove ST - they really got it right. Comfy as heck for long days, and a total shredder. I don't know how the new one is--they changed a few things I think, but this one's a keeper...
04-21-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,060
Views: 3,574,458
Posted By Bosco13

A bike a built up a couple months back. Otso...

A bike a built up a couple months back. Otso means the spirit of the bear in Finnish mythology, and well, I'm Finish, so I had to buy it....
04-21-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17,989
Views: 2,034,484
Posted By Johno59

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Amazing light this time of year at dawn. The increasing pollution - as we...
04-20-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17,989
Views: 2,034,484
Posted By Roger M

I rode into town today to pick up a bag from...

I rode into town today to pick up a bag from Swift Industries. This would be my longest ride on the big Expedition, at fifty five miles. It's a comfortable bike and 38 Gravelkings are a nice change...
Replies: 12
Views: 893
Posted By jiangshi

When I think more about it, you could sell the...

When I think more about it, you could sell the fork alone for at least $200, maybe more.
04-20-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,653
Posted By Clang

Ugly? I really like this paint job. Nice Deore...

Ugly? I really like this paint job. Nice Deore components too. Definitely get this over the Trek. No elastomers in the Softride suspension stem to turn to goo!
04-20-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17,989
Views: 2,034,484
Posted By fender1

Got out for 20 after getting away from work...

Got out for 20 after getting away from work early. This was a shakedown ride after swapping to mini v brakes from cantis, 38mm tires from 32mm with fenders, triple 44/34/28 from double 46/30 and to a...
04-19-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,155
Posted By non-fixie

I just got word that my purchase has been dropped...

I just got word that my purchase has been dropped off at a post office somewhere in France this morning, so I am beginning to feel confident that I will actually be holding it in my hands in maybe a...
04-19-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,279
Posted By Roger M

A little bit of an update. I knew the bars were...

A little bit of an update. I knew the bars were too narrow when I picked up the bike. However, I didn't have anything wider in a 25.4. I taped up the narrow bars just so I could ride it.

I found...
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