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10-15-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 409
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Posted By saias

I acquired this DX-6000 earlier this year. Just...

I acquired this DX-6000 earlier this year. Just finished building it up with 9 speed STI. It's a fun, fast, responsive rider.
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10-14-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 490
Posted By rideandgoseek

Windsor Profesional Refurb - Part 1

Hey all,

I wanted to share my recently purchased mid 70ís Windsor Pro. I bought it back in April from the original owners nephew in LA. I live in Colorado so had a buddy pick it up and drive it...
10-09-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 406
Posted By repechage

Thinking Raleigh Competition frame replacement...

Thinking Raleigh Competition frame replacement fork and parts kludge
10-09-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 445
Posted By 52telecaster

My beater Raleigh competition

This was in pretty rough shape when I got it... The only reason I could afford it. I have it riding quite well now and I love the bike. I especially like the rattiness of it. It's pretty light and...
10-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By Tedbaz

Response from PMooney!

Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 11:17 AM Peter Mooney <peter@wheelworks.com> wrote:That is an oldie. I'd guess 1977 perhaps 78. Reynolds 531 frame\fork. I built it for a bike shop that was located in Marblehead....
10-05-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,739
Posted By denaffen

Nearly done with this one. Had an 11th hour...

Nearly done with this one. Had an 11th hour change to upgraded brakes, which will entail a little light drilling to accommodate the recessed nut. Other than that, I think itís done. ...
10-04-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 544
Posted By majmt

Not much escapes this crowd. Very sharp eyes,...

Not much escapes this crowd. Very sharp eyes, sir! I generally run fairly narrow tires but I like the still sexy look of the fatter tires on this bike and I like the ride even better.
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10-02-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14,460
Views: 3,305,708
Posted By rjhammett

I picked up this Falcon San Remo three weeks ago...

I picked up this Falcon San Remo three weeks ago and did a complete rebuild. It was a bit of a mix of parts. I swapped out all components except the brake calipers and tires (like new) with parts I...
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By wrk101

Sold one in Greenville myself a few years ago for...

Sold one in Greenville myself a few years ago for $200. I found the Greenville market to be solid but not hot. And if you are not close, buyers donít want to drive far.
09-23-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,846
Posted By Lazyass

I have to say that my Univega Nuovo Sport with...

I have to say that my Univega Nuovo Sport with 27x1-1/4 Pasela's are actually great on dirt roads and light gravel. The larger diameter gives a very smooth and stable ride. I've always thought that...
09-22-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 752,528
Posted By Wildwood

They generally prefer to be ridden - or at least...

They generally prefer to be ridden - or at least out in the daylight. This would not include the zero bikes, like the Wheeler.
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09-22-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 458
Posted By winstonb

Yay! I'm glad it's found its new home. Your right...

Yay! I'm glad it's found its new home. Your right about it being such a unique frame, even with it not fitting me quite right, I was tempted to keep it as a wall hanger, but I knew it deserved to be...
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By bargainguy

MSRP $975. In a strong urban market, $350-400 in...

MSRP $975. In a strong urban market, $350-400 in good condition, less in rural and outlying areas.

Glad you rebuilt the Headshok. That would be the one thing on this bike that would make me...
09-14-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14,460
Views: 3,305,708
Posted By molleraj

My newly scavenged 2006ish Specialized Globe...

My newly scavenged 2006ish Specialized Globe Sport aluminum hybrid bike. I found it in a dumpster near a construction site where other abandoned bikes have been marked for disposal. I also couldn't...
09-09-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14,460
Views: 3,305,708
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd missed out on 2 other Marketplace offers for...

I'd missed out on 2 other Marketplace offers for cheap bike crap, but scored a $10 bag of stuff. Based on the pic on the listing, I was expecting a handlebar bag, but it turned out to be a...
09-07-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By nlerner

Pink bike morning ride! The view toward Boston...

Pink bike morning ride! The view toward Boston from atop Peter’s Hill in Arnold Arboretum:
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09-07-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 752,528
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, I ran into the same "problem" this summer. ...

LOL, I ran into the same "problem" this summer. It started off with me being curious about a mid 90's Klein Quantum II. Picked it up, fell in love with the paint, and then fell in love with the...
09-07-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By Humanbeing757

Early morning canal towpath, Buckinghamshire, UK...

Early morning canal towpath, Buckinghamshire, UK 😀

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09-06-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By scozim

A nice lazy holiday 2 hr ride on the Palouse to...

A nice lazy holiday 2 hr ride on the Palouse to Cascades trail today. Need a tad bit shorter stem on the 93 Trek 950 drop bar bike. Overall it is a great riding bike for this trail.
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09-06-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By ascherer

Two rides covered. On Saturday my wife and I rode...

Two rides covered. On Saturday my wife and I rode together for the second time this year. For a lot of reasons itís been a very slow season. We tried the Ashokan Reservoir trail near our place in...
09-06-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By JacobLee

Iíve been riding the same old Raleigh on the same...

Iíve been riding the same old Raleigh on the same old roads, but today I had a new-to-me bike and Iíd heard that one of the cool, twisty west hills roads in Portland is closed to cars for tunnel...
09-06-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51430200156_1f...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51430200156_1fa142b6a8_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mmHdGU)
Colnago/ Gold Coast Bakery Duncans Mills (https://flic.kr/p/2mmHdGU) by djk762...
09-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Dylansbob

Bought something really neat today -- one of Connie Carpenter's old track bikes

First off, let me thank my wife for letting me jump on these various CL deals. As luck would have it, I'd just moved a few things and had some profit money that she let me keep playing with.
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09-04-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,183
Posted By obrentharris

Yeah! What's with this shifting business...

Yeah!
What's with this shifting business anyway? All those complicated pivots to seize up, pulleys to gum up with road debris, cables to fray, and cable housings to pinch.

And don't get me...
09-04-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,183
Posted By BFisher

Well, if the ad I saw on this site before I...

Well, if the ad I saw on this site before I logged in is true, then the future is AI equipped self driving bicycles. Engineer ourselves right out of the equation. Just let the bikes out when you let...
09-04-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,183
Posted By thinktubes

https://storage.googleapis.com/hippostcard/p/cbcc8...

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09-04-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mr. 66

Sounds like more things that can go wrong, for a...

Sounds like more things that can go wrong, for a poop load of money.
09-04-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,183
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Launching groups that depend on electronics to...

Launching groups that depend on electronics to shift at a time when chips are in short supply? What could possibly go wrong?
09-03-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By Wildwood

Always glad to post this thread

The morning ride
AD Olympian, large frame for endurance comfort. Smooth to the drops & not too deep.

Dry out here in Puget Sound highlands and Cascade foothills.
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09-02-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By billnuke1

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Cape Cod Canal at sunsetÖReally wanted to ride...
09-02-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Storms left behind cooler temps and sunny skies....

Storms left behind cooler temps and sunny skies. Got out for 50 miles on the VO Rando. Explored a new road and got about 10 miles of gravel in. Heavy rains washed a lot of the rough gravel away...
09-02-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Erzulis Boat

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his...

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his trusty Peugeot daily until his SECOND stroke at 82 years of age.

Sadly, all that is left of the bike are his toeclip straps, and a clamp on water...
09-02-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,289
Posted By 3alarmer

...+1. I repainted one of these in white, and...

...+1. I repainted one of these in white, and those are the foil stickers I used. They are very nice. Here is what the blue ones look like.
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09-02-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,031
Views: 752,528
Posted By Natomashomeboy

One of my daily riders, saved this from the trash...

One of my daily riders, saved this from the trash and rebuilt from just a frame. Rides perfectly....
09-02-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By fabiofarelli

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Or it could be the ghost of Tommy Simpson ...
09-02-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

When an event is canceled.....

Yesterdayís ride was after lunch, unusual for me, but an appointment for a badly needed repair at the Palazzo delayed the ride until the later hours.
The delay put me on the road during a...
09-01-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By abshipp

Rainy and overcast this morning courtesy of Ida....

Rainy and overcast this morning courtesy of Ida. That gave way to sunny and humid at the very end.

Climbing 10-12% grades really isn't too bad when you've got a 30x32 available :D
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09-01-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By ExPatTyke

Managed to get out for a few hours on Sunday; my...

Managed to get out for a few hours on Sunday; my mother's suffering from dementia, so my attention has been elsewhere recently and I've not had so many chances to ride. I took a trip into Bristol...
08-30-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By fabiofarelli

Yesterday the seventh ‹ber die Grenze, a wet...

Yesterday the seventh ‹ber die Grenze, a wet cycling day in the Netherlands nearby Germany.
An impression.
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08-30-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,949
Posted By sd5782

1000 sold to a nice young man who came from Ann...

1000 sold to a nice young man who came from Ann Arbor. He has a miyata 110 and a couple Surlys. He was quite excited and knew somewhat of the quality level. He was interested perhaps in some distance...
08-29-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By Wildwood

Nice pics SurferRosa. I was out with Eddy...

Nice pics SurferRosa.


I was out with Eddy on a regular 25.
...
08-29-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By SurferRosa

. https://i.imgur.com/ukQlWx6.jpg The sun...

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https://i.imgur.com/ukQlWx6.jpg

The sun was setting as I approached home from my regular loop. Stopped at this school by my house that has several native american murals on its walls.
08-29-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By ascherer

Things were going well on this unlikely trail in...

Things were going well on this unlikely trail in upper Manhattan when a loud bang signaled the end of my rear tire. A new tube and Kevlar boot got me home without needing the subway.
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08-29-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By zukahn1

Fairly nice ride on bike trail with single speed...

Fairly nice ride on bike trail with single speed trainer a lot of rain in the area but I missed it all roads were wet on the way back.
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08-29-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By thinktubes

The sun was out, but it seemed "unsettled" when I...

The sun was out, but it seemed "unsettled" when I left for an early AM ride. About 30 min. in, there were dark clouds approaching fast. Didn't check RADAR before heading out since it was sunny.
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08-29-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By fender1

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did...

No pics of the ride itself but nikkorod and I did a 50 mile ride sponsored through the Delaware Valley Bicycle Club.

We have done this ride 3 or 4 times over the years and this year was by far our...
08-29-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By viperocco

Riding around Monroe in the morning

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08-28-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By Sir_Name

I got out for a nice ride late morning. I met a...

I got out for a nice ride late morning. I met a couple of guys who happened to be stopped in the Guilford town green as I was taking a coffee break; one on a Grant-ized RB-1, the other on a...
08-27-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 17,990
Views: 2,034,552
Posted By fabiofarelli

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

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Waitin' till the rain stops.
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08-27-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By denaffen

I just picked up an 85, detailed elsewhere. I...

I just picked up an 85, detailed elsewhere. I think most of your components are original, but I donít think the triple crank is, and I wonder about the rear derailleur.

the malliard hubs...
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