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07-30-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,874
Posted By d_dutchison

I'll join the club, 1st. gen. Campag Rally ...

I'll join the club, 1st. gen. Campag Rally

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07-18-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,499
Posted By nlerner

I think most participants in this forum will...

I think most participants in this forum will suggest you "upgrade" to a 1960s/70s Paramount!
07-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 493
Posted By gaucho777

Roll Up for the Mavic-al Mystery Bike: A Build Thread

A photo first before I lose the TLDR crowd:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7514_c75e3c19f509f03e6b7b378910fb06ec62126483.jpg

When I was a teenager, my first...
06-30-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 649
Posted By Andy_K

Are you sure that's paint? It looks like it was...

Are you sure that's paint? It looks like it was dipped in milk chocolate.
06-30-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 771
Posted By ehcoplex

Is that a Mazda GLC in the background......?

Is that a Mazda GLC in the background......?
06-18-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,474
Posted By Dylansbob

Very rare. Raleigh Capri with Stayer geometry.

Very rare. Raleigh Capri with Stayer geometry.
06-15-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,327
Posted By UniChris

Presumably because the sideplates of the higher...

Presumably because the sideplates of the higher speed count chains are too thin.

In the re-usable links that I'm familiar with, the capture of the pin is done with a stepped hole in the side plate...
06-15-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By tairy

Thanks for sharing that. I've never heard of the...

Thanks for sharing that. I've never heard of the Adler eagle. Very cool! Yeah the ebike conversion is a Tongsheng TSDZ2 which just fits right into the bottom bracket. I replaced almost all the...
06-15-22, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By merziac

PSA, Brooks B17 Standard $82.99

At Bike Tires Direct with free shipping. ;)

Until midnite today.
06-13-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By DanseMacabre

Guidonnets are lovely to ride. They have a lot of...

Guidonnets are lovely to ride. They have a lot of leverage, since they are used from the long side. Standard road levers are often used from the top and have hardly leverage from there.
They are...
06-11-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By ehcoplex

A general 'Thank You' to the C&V community

I get really put-off by the general snark, the 'answers' in threads that have nothing to do with the actual question(s) asked, the 'my way is the one-and-only right way' attitudes, etc, etc, that...
06-08-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By retrodude

1984 Marinoni Old School Setup

This bike was purchased in the 90s by my Dad with my guidance. We went into Cambie cycles in Vancouver and right away I told my Dad If it fits and you like the ride, get this one! It did not have a...
05-24-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,360
Posted By Andy_K

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a...

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a positive change.
05-23-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Korina

PSA: Cardiff leather saddles on sale!

Over at the Soma shop (https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/product/cardiff-harlech-leather-saddle-4922?category=960).
05-23-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By bwilli88

My Grander Sportier AKA Gugifcation build

A while back gugie picked up this Grand Sport for me!
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/unnamed_2__f155e1b258bbcc856e6d3bb6f1cacd58937212e5.jpg
I asked him to do some...
05-13-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,344
Posted By bamboobike4

My Vittoria skinwall 700x23's look petite,...

My Vittoria skinwall 700x23's look petite, skinny, and fast.
They are the little black dress of C&V tires.
05-03-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,724
Posted By ThermionicScott

Ed Braley's 650Blog has disappeared, but it lives...

Ed Braley's 650Blog has disappeared, but it lives on in the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20210411014032/http://www.bikeman.com/bikeman-blogs/650blog/1771-650b-conversion-guidlines
04-18-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,724
Posted By ehcoplex

I have a feeling a cork wouldn't last very long...

I have a feeling a cork wouldn't last very long (at least not a real cork, synthetic might fare better), but it may be worth a try. Of course it may take several bottles to find just the right French...
04-08-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By zukahn1

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much...

One thing you can do on Mafacs or pretty much any center pull to help this is to run short section of modern thin cable liner over the center of the straddle cable.
04-07-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By markwesti

A little pricy but this is how it is done . ...

A little pricy but this is how it is done .
https://www.tracksupermarket.com/hachi-maru-ichi-brake-adapter-700c-no-drilling-no-clamps.html...
04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By Kilroy1988

The c. 1954 Carlton Super Python is on the Road!

Hello all,

I started a build thread for this one a while back but that got rather convoluted, so here's a fresh one for the finished results! Yesterday I started with a frame on the shelf and...
04-01-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,906
Posted By ollo_ollo

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to...

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to retirement. Liked the clean, no finish tape look but the exposed edge soon developed curl where my hand positions were located. Still, must not have...
04-01-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By thinktubes

I hear that they only work in the northern...

I hear that they only work in the northern hemisphere. South on the equator, they become “self-loosening” due to the coriolis effect.
03-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,031
Posted By motochick

I got a free bike off FB and restored it

I saw an ad for a free 10 speed bike, I could tell it was lugged but that was about it so I claimed it. When we went to pick it up it turned out to be a 1970 Gitane Tour de France in Reynolds 531,...
03-22-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By jediwaffles

Information Needed: Meca Dural Andre Leducq

Hi everyone! Nabbed myself a 50s (or thereabouts) aluminum frame. While I've found some information on Meca Dural, been quite hard to find info on versions with the Andre Leducq branding on it. In...
03-15-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,451
Posted By Kabuki12

The thing with bar tape is ...ITS TEMPORARY! What...

The thing with bar tape is ...ITS TEMPORARY! What you have chosen is not my taste but it ain't my bike and you can change it at any time, unless you like it . If you like it , wear it out and do it...
02-14-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 665
Posted By BFisher

A 21lb. three speed Drysdale. That is cool!

A 21lb. three speed Drysdale. That is cool!
02-11-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Bad Lag

Make some and bring them to market.

Make some and bring them to market.
02-08-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By sd5782

If cutting a slot for a screwdriver, any old...

If cutting a slot for a screwdriver, any old screwdriver will probably not work. For real tough screws I get out my gunsmithing screwdrivers. The tip has parallel sides at the slot. I think for some...
02-06-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,701
Posted By Oldairhead

Map of Italian brands

Found this interesting map on Ebay Italia of the location of the major cycling players in the north of Italy. I purchased one but it may take some time to get here. This image might be a little low...
02-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,014
Posted By JoeBass

Finally got the 100-year-old racer back into ridable condition and out on the road!

Rides pretty well for a forty-pound bike! :)
Riding a 100-year-old Racing Bicycle: The Claude Delage French Racer. - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBDDzHcKYGg&feature=youtu.be)
02-03-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is what we do in the winter when the riding...

This is what we do in the winter when the riding is scarce: argue over semantics (among other things) ;)

The gear levers end up residing next to the stem in both applications; hence, stem...
02-01-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By TPL

Why paint yourself in a corner with 'indexing'...

Why paint yourself in a corner with 'indexing' and ShimaNO ?

Simply use the 'thinking man's' shifting system = FRICTION ! ....the MOST VERSATILE shift system ever made !
01-31-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,117
Posted By spinnanz

To those who said don't convert a vintage to electric....

So I posted my intend build a while back, and a few said don't do it. You will die, the bike will break etc. Well after doing about 4000km on it, I'm not dead, it's not broken and it's been a ton of...
01-20-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By nlerner

In terms of handlebar bags that can go bike to...

In terms of handlebar bags that can go bike to bike without a decaleur or rack, I bought this Ortlieb bag...
01-14-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 718
Posted By T-Mar

Seat posts should be a clearance fit, even when...

Seat posts should be a clearance fit, even when the seat post diameter is at it's maximium tolerance limit and the inner diameter of the seat tube is at it's minimum tolerance limit. However, the...
01-14-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By SurferRosa

In the year 2032, gum hoods will be used as...

In the year 2032, gum hoods will be used as currency.
01-13-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,145
Posted By rmfrance

This has been entertaining (I live in France)... ...

This has been entertaining (I live in France)... :0)
For info:
I have a mid-70s Gitane Interclub with a Svelto (standard factory equipment).
I also have a mid-60s Tour de France (European spec...
01-13-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,120
Posted By top506

From the dunp: Allez!

My transfer station guy Marcel did it again! Just as found:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220113_114417_a8764c7bef4cd05a6b62fc6cb67de958043a71ac.jpg...
01-11-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,009
Posted By P!N20

A piece of 300 grit should take that bothersome...

A piece of 300 grit should take that bothersome limit line right off. :p
01-11-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By Wildwood

....all i can reply with is.... there are...

....all i can reply with is.... there are compromises in many things for a bike that does not serve a dedicated purpose. :p. My experience anyway.
01-11-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,836
Posted By JohnDThompson

Nope. I've seen the kind of sausage-making that...

Nope. I've seen the kind of sausage-making that goes into spec'ing bikes for market, and how parts availability can lead to component changes that don't get reflected in the catalogs. I'll use...
01-10-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,171
Posted By gugie

Andy gives me a bit more credit than I deserve....

Andy gives me a bit more credit than I deserve. I've got plenty of tubing stock for rack making, so we used a stick of thinwall 1/4" stainless steel tubing. Bends were made using my $8.95 Harbor...
01-06-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,946
Posted By Insidious C.

Hmmm. Not a single Canadian bike. I think you're...

Hmmm. Not a single Canadian bike. I think you're safe.
01-04-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 870
Posted By dedhed

I'm thinking a guy could make something like...

I'm thinking a guy could make something like this.

https://youtu.be/1qBk5pePGRg
12-17-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 526
Posted By merziac

Unruly frame pumps, how do you store them?

As I was posting in the current dead pump thread, I thought about storage of overflow, in stock frame pumps.

I have many as I think any C+V bike can benefit aesthetically from a Silca, especially...
12-13-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,314
Posted By Steve Bauserman

It handles the range of both fine, but that is...

It handles the range of both fine, but that is the maximum without going to a long cage.
12-12-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,131
Posted By SurferRosa

Not Campagnolo, so no worries. :thumb:

Not Campagnolo, so no worries. :thumb:
11-27-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,760
Posted By Bianchigirll

Wasnt the German Enigma based on this freewheel?...

Wasnt the German Enigma based on this freewheel? https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1039x1133/d652e7e0_d3e4_42be_90de_8da815bc73fe_8a55e7d0dd4d038c607eb2102bc4b15bb255b250.jpeg
11-10-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,123
Posted By P!N20

Had this t-shirt printed up recently: ...

Had this t-shirt printed up recently:

https://i.postimg.cc/zB54nL0f/IMG_4537.jpg
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