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03-23-19, 03:06 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thank you for that. I never realized it was that...

Thank you for that. I never realized it was that big an issue BITD. Bit before my time, too.

WRT the name: as there apparently was also a Commander in the line-up, it might not be related, but...
03-23-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 140
Posted By non-fixie

That is not only awfully cute, it is also a very...

That is not only awfully cute, it is also a very detailed and complete bike.

I couldn't resist this mini Mercier, but that Libertas is a lot cooler.
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03-23-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 4,173
Posted By non-fixie

Last year e-bikes sold better than any other type...

Last year e-bikes sold better than any other type of bike here in Holland. 40% of sales were e-bikes, whereas only 34% were city bikes. "E-bikes are the new normal", the paper said.

I love it when...
03-23-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By non-fixie

"Made in Belgium" kinda points to Belgium as the...

"Made in Belgium" kinda points to Belgium as the country of origin. :) As do the Shimano dropouts, which were used by various Belgian manufacturers, I believe.

Pictures would be very helpful.
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Views: 314
Posted By non-fixie

The bike you're probably referring to is this...

The bike you're probably referring to is this "Cycles Tourmalet" (https://thumbs-eu-west-1.myalbum.io/photo/1k0/1e04f612-6fa5-48b8-af5e-10f7e306d4bb.jpg) which seems to be a re-branded Peugeot of...
03-15-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 968
Posted By non-fixie

Apparently they have sold 10,000 tickets for the...

Apparently they have sold 10,000 tickets for the weekend in just a few hours. Impressive.

Anyway, I'm glad you guys got in. Looking forward to seeing you there.
03-14-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 968
Posted By non-fixie

Well, the Anjou website suffered the same Senior...

Well, the Anjou website suffered the same Senior Citizens DDOS attack this morning as the Eroica.cc site last month, but mrs non-fixie has apparently secured tickets to the Marcel Enselle...
03-13-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 519
Posted By non-fixie

Pics or it didn't happen. And oh, yes. rhm...

Pics or it didn't happen.

And oh, yes. rhm makes very nice saddles.
03-13-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 968
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie is already on the case. Her...

Mrs non-fixie is already on the case. Her mission: to secure tickets for both Saturday's and Sunday's rides. :)
03-13-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 968
Posted By non-fixie

Just received word that there'll be no more Tour...

Just received word that there'll be no more Tour d'Historique. For now, anyway. The organizers have thrown in the towel after five editions. Not for lack of success, but rather the opposite. It...
03-12-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By non-fixie

My go-to LBS ia always happy to help me, but...

My go-to LBS ia always happy to help me, but their interest in C&V is quite limited. They know where the money is. If they take a bike in trade that's made of steel :eek: they usually try to sell it...
03-12-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,923
Posted By non-fixie

Gotta be. Zieleman frame and a nicely worn...

Gotta be. Zieleman frame and a nicely worn Brooks. It'd actually take quite a lot to ruin that ride.
03-11-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,331
Posted By non-fixie

The Colmo, Colnero and Chinetti will have to wait...

The Colmo, Colnero and Chinetti will have to wait until I've made them presentable. But I've got mrs non-fixie's Cornelo ...
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03-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 793
Posted By non-fixie

These can still be found for around €10 a piece....

These can still be found for around €10 a piece. I bought mine as part of my L'Eroica registrations in 2015 and 2017. The REG cages (replicas?) came from the Gaiole parts market in 2015 and were €40....
03-11-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By non-fixie

Still fondling it, of course. But I think I need...

Still fondling it, of course. But I think I need a new bike for it ... ;)
03-11-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By non-fixie

Well, my story is pretty simple: I picked it up...

Well, my story is pretty simple: I picked it up from a stall at a vintage bike fair yesterday, fell in love with it and didn't want to put it back down. Which kinda ruined my negotiating position...
03-11-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By non-fixie

Haven't been able to find out much yet. I'd say...

Haven't been able to find out much yet. I'd say this one stems from the early sixties, for now. There was also a version with a plastic spring clip, which would be later, I think. But since there was...
03-10-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By non-fixie

Just a nice bottle cage

Made by ALE in Turin.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc_0626_9c78fb3cf7f273d346806f09bd00d8a6af9d8783.jpg...
03-10-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By non-fixie

Nice to see another Gazelle in the BF fleet....

Nice to see another Gazelle in the BF fleet. :thumb:
03-08-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 374,153
Posted By non-fixie

I prefer to buy them used, but since I couldn't...

I prefer to buy them used, but since I couldn't find the B17S mrs non-fixie wanted for her latest bike, I decided to order a new one for her. And since the prices seemed quite reasonable I decided to...
03-08-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 374,153
Posted By non-fixie

You're probably right. Maybe I'm a little too...

You're probably right. Maybe I'm a little too sensitive. I guess having been busy with the GDPR (https://eugdpr.org/) implementation kinda does that to you. :(
03-07-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5,168
Views: 374,153
Posted By non-fixie

A carton tube with the coolest label I've seen in...

A carton tube with the coolest label I've seen in quite a while. :)

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1690x1125/crumb2_8b932a73da2541a051828e1746a72475b68e4dce.jpg

EDIT:...
03-07-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,076
Posted By non-fixie

I recognize that brand .... ...

I recognize that brand ....

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/_86_19d64ac6ff084a8bbee6065791b0dec194f4312d.jpg

.... but haven't a clue what it's doing on that...
03-07-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By non-fixie

They were VERY popular, for a VERY short time....

They were VERY popular, for a VERY short time. Some manufacturers, like Koga-Miyata, put them on all their models, such as this '84 Koga-Miyata Randonneur:
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03-07-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,000
Posted By non-fixie

Close. :p

Close. :p
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