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05-02-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure looks like it, but I don't remember what was...

Sure looks like it, but I don't remember what was written and I don't have access to the issue for the next 10 days. I can let you know then.
05-02-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: May 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Greater Aspen: anticipating the unexpectable"
"The Kentucky Derby of Cycling" (28th Annual Kugler-Anderson Memorial Tour of Somerville)
Letters
?uestion Man

As usual,...
04-30-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Nonferrous Best Buys

Featured bikes are BRIDGESTONE RADAC, SCHWINN Ontare, PERFORMANCE Corsa, BERTIN Vitus Futural, MIYATA Carbon Tech 1000, MIYATA Alumitech 6300, UNIVEGA Nuovotech 450, and CENTURION Ironman Dave Scott...
04-27-21, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1988) Nonferrous Frames -- Flexibility and Alignment

Aluminum frames tested were BERTIN Vitus Futural, BRIDGESTONE RADAC 2000, CANNONDALE SR800 Criterium Series, MANGUSTA 5000, MIYATA Alumitech 6300, PERFORMANCE Corsa, RALEIGH Technium Instinct, TREK...
04-25-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By SpeedofLite

Decals are 1998. I'm thinking 1" threadless, but...

Decals are 1998. I'm thinking 1" threadless, but always best to measure.
Page from 1998 Litespeed catalog attached.
04-23-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 134
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1988) Nonferrous Frames: Materials Update

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04-19-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Best Buy Budget Bikes Block Bank Breaking

BRIDGESTONE MB-5 Trailblazer, SCHWINN Aluminum 354, MIYATA Elevation 300', KONA Fire Mountain, SPECIALIZED Sirrus Sport, GIANT Kronos, TREK 850 Antelope, and NISHIKI Meridian were reviewed.
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04-19-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure. Here it is. ...

Sure. Here it is.

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04-18-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 778
Posted By SpeedofLite

You made me look for it. :thumb: I'll probably...

You made me look for it. :thumb: I'll probably post this separately in the months ahead, but it deserves a spot here too.
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04-18-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: April 1991 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included:
"Cycling Collectibles"
"Off the Back: A Jerk Gets His"

As usual, let me know if you'd like to see something else listed in the ToC and I'll add it in a reply to this post,...
04-16-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) SCOTT Superbrake / MATHAUSER Hydraulic Brake

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04-13-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By SpeedofLite

I've received a few requests for the "Bicycle...

I've received a few requests for the "Bicycle Workshop: Building Your Own Wheels" article by Sheldon Brown.
It's ~41 MB and spread over 14 pages, so here's a link: ...
04-13-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 186
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) All About Saddles (Berto)

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04-11-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: April 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
On Tour: "So You think Fenders Are a Drag? Think Again"
"Cycling Enters a New Age"
Backcountry Bikepacking: "Your Rack and Bags"
"Technical Q & A"

Road Test...
04-10-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By SpeedofLite

Beautiful bike! What are the make and model of...

Beautiful bike!
What are the make and model of those rims?
I like how they set the frame colors off even more.
04-10-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) Introducing SUNTOUR XCD 6000

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04-10-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) Introducing CAMPAGNOLO Croce d' Aune

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04-10-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Loaded Touring -- CANNONDALE ST1000 and TREK 520

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04-03-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By SpeedofLite

No, unfortunately. There is usually a short...

No, unfortunately. There is usually a short description of the front cover in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents. This one provides no detail, not even where they were. Sometimes the...
04-03-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Across the Straits"
"The Bikes the Stars Use"
"Race Results"

"TECHNICAL The Custom Frame" was posted previously (2nd article in the post) at...
03-30-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Specialized Epics -- StumpJumper and Allez

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03-24-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 294
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Nishiki, Univega, and Trek

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
This post is for featured models NISHIKI International, UNIVEGA Range Rover 18, and TREK 1000....
03-24-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedofLite

I feel the same way. In fact, more than once...

I feel the same way.
In fact, more than once I've thought of starting to construct a genealogy chart/timeline showing the movement of key people, creation of new companies, and the demise of...
03-23-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By SpeedofLite

FS: 1967 Schwinn Panther ($600 plus shipping)

BIKE HAS BEEN SOLD.
PRICE REDUCTION: Still $600 for local pick-up, but will now ship free to continental US address.

Born February 1967 in Chicago, IL, USA
Dual racks, horn, single-speed, Bendix...
03-23-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Centurion, GT, and Mongoose

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
This post is for featured models CENTURION LeMans, GT Karakoram, and MONGOOSE Alta.

The...
03-22-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Bianchi, Raleigh, and Miyata

The 1988 Buyers' Guide had road tests for 9 featured bikes and a Table of Specifications for 240 bikes.
ThIs post presents the road tests for featured models BIANCHI Sport SX, RALEIGH Instinct, and...
03-20-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1988) All About Indexed Shifting (Berto)

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03-18-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLite

I would hope for the 3Rensho or the Hetchins, but...

I would hope for the 3Rensho or the Hetchins, but I wouldn't pass on the Kellogg or the Somec.
Every time I run across a Spectrum, it reminds me of a tour I did in Vermont in 1986 with Vermont...
03-18-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Kellogg, 3Rensho, Somec, and Hetchins

Winners of Bicycling's Guest Editor Contest ride and review KELLOGG Spectrum, 3RENSHO Katana, SOMEC SLX/AIR, and HETCHINS Novus Ductor.
Only the first page of the article and pages with bike photos...
03-15-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: March 1991 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included:
"Letters"
"Quick Releases"
"Riding Technique: Frankie Andreu on Pack Riding"
"Group Therapy" - a comparison of key features of component groups
"Off the Back -- If I Were Greg...
03-14-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By SpeedofLite

Ha! Yeah, you won't see anything newer than 1991...

Ha! Yeah, you won't see anything newer than 1991 from me...... until next year.
I cap these articles at 30 yrs ago for C&V.
But even then I swear I can feel vibrations from some far off grumbling....
03-14-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Buyers' Guide -- Table of Specifications

The first three pages of the Table of Specifications are shown below to wet your beak.
The full Table of Specifications (pdf) can be viewed and downloaded at this link for the next week or so, or...
03-14-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Buyers' Guide -- The 9 Hottest Bikes of 1991

Featured bikes are KESTREL 500 EMS, FISHER RS-1, NISHIKI NFS Altron, IBIS S.S.(12-inch), BRIDGESTONE CB-0, CANNONDALE SE 1000, MOUNTAIN GOAT Route 66, SPECIALIZED StumpJumper M2 Team, and GIANT...
03-12-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By SpeedofLite

A longer article reviewing the Chorus gruppo in...

A longer article reviewing the Chorus gruppo in the very next issue (Dec 1987).
I must have missed it when I looked ahead.
Mi dispiace.
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03-12-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1987) KIRK PRECISION Mg-alloy frame (new product intro))

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03-12-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) Introducing CAMPAGNOLO Chorus

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03-10-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) 6 Top MTBs at Slickrock Trail

CANNONDALE SM900, MOUNTAIN GOAT Escape Goat, SPECIALIZED Stumpjumper Team, ABM American Breezer, FAT CITY Wicked Fat Chance, and IBIS were reviewed.
The SM900, Escape Goat, Stumpjumper Team, and...
03-10-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) The Browning Transmission

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03-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: March 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
"Coming of Age" - Editorial
"Expedition Dragon" - the itinerant Ian Hibell in Indonesia
"Technical Q & A"

"Gearing to Suit You" by Frank Berto is a jewel....
03-05-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Four High Value Aluminum Bikes

CANNONDALE SR600, TREK 1200, NISHIKI Altron 7000, and MANGUSTA 5000 are reviewed.
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03-03-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Women's Bike Buyers Guide (featuring 3 for short women)

Featured bikes are SPECIALIZED Sirrus, LOTUS Unique, and SHOGUN Prairie Breaker Team Issue.
The 1987 Women's Bike Buyers Guide is attached as a pdf file.
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03-02-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) TESCH 101

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02-28-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By SpeedofLite

Here you go. ...

Here you go.


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02-28-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: March 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"Tortilla Flat: Anatomy of a Club Tour "
"Bicycling in Israel"
"Letters"

"Road Test: MASI Gran Criterium" was posted previously at...
02-25-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 604
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) BRIDGESTONE MB-1

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02-21-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1987) SHIMANO 600 EX (10K mi) / SUNTOUR Superbe Pro (5K mi)

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02-21-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) PEUGEOT Galaxie

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02-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) FUJI Titanium

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02-12-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Value-Packed ATBs

Yes, they're still called ATBs.....in 1987 anyway.
But resistance appears to be growing.

Featured models are SCHWINN Sierra, SUPERGO Access, UNIVEGA Rover Sport, RALEIGH Elkhorn, and FISHER...
02-10-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Touring Shoes

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