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05-09-21, 07:40 AM
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Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: May 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
"The Open Road" (short news items)
"Readers' Letters"
"Backcountry Bikepacking -- Selecting a Site"
"Here's Mud in Your Eye" (cyclocross)

The following...
05-02-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 324
Posted By SpeedofLite

Will do... in about 10 days or so. I know I've...

Will do... in about 10 days or so. I know I've seen several articles about the Great Western Bicycle Rally in these early issues.
One of them was included in this post a year ago: ...
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, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By SpeedofLite

Seems they did, at least for one year. The...

Seems they did, at least for one year.
The CABE has a couple of threads about it showing more than one and offered for sale as late as Sep 2020.
...
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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04-22-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By SpeedofLite

Welcome. Typically you'll have to post 10...

Welcome.
Typically you'll have to post 10 times before you can upload photos. You have 9 to go. Just explore the various sub-forums, ask questions, or make replies.
Even something as short as...
04-20-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 564
Posted By SpeedofLite

What model year of frame? The decals, if...

What model year of frame? The decals, if original, might help. Upload a photo.

A quick perusal of catalogs shows Litespeed used a 1" Litespeed-designed Kinesis Aluminum fork in1997-99 ; a 1"...
04-19-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 606
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure. But you'll have to work a little for it. ;)...

Sure. But you'll have to work a little for it. ;)
I just posted it as a Road Test/Bike Review article --...
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.
...
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.
...
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,...
04-17-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,198
Posted By SpeedofLite

Interesting. Thanks for the insight!

Interesting. Thanks for the insight!
04-17-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,198
Posted By SpeedofLite

How did you like the ride of this Lynskey?

How did you like the ride of this Lynskey?
Forum: Texas
04-16-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By SpeedofLite

Thanks again, Adam. I'll definitely check it out...

Thanks again, Adam. I'll definitely check it out this summer or fall.
Forum: Texas
04-16-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By SpeedofLite

Thanks Adam. I was hoping to hear something like...

Thanks Adam. I was hoping to hear something like that.
Can you comment on general condition of the "remote area" roads and size and condition of paved shoulder (if any)?
And by saying "network...
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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Forum: Texas
04-14-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By SpeedofLite

What's Makes Texas Hill Country Great for Long Rides (40+ miles)?

I've heard Texas Hill Country has a great reputation for cycling.
What makes it so great for long rides -- 40+ miles?
I'm looking forward to riding there this coming Fall, but would love to hear...
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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04-13-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,194
Posted By SpeedofLite

Yeah, but I think I feel your pain, or confusion,...

Yeah, but I think I feel your pain, or confusion, or angst, or whatever it is that makes this issue feel weird to me too.
At first I thought of it as an issue by committee with various factions...
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, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By SpeedofLite

You're welcome. I'm hoping there'll be a more...

You're welcome. I'm hoping there'll be a more in-depth review in one of the issues ahead.
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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04-09-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By SpeedofLite

What's going on in the forward half of the main...

What's going on in the forward half of the main triangle?
Curved tubing off the head tube?
Cable leading up from head tube to top tube and then down the middle to FD area?
VOTE FOR PEDRO!
04-04-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 61,512
Views: 9,281,944
Posted By SpeedofLite

Now that's interesting. The seller's initials...

Now that's interesting. The seller's initials are the same as mine, and the size of that frame is my size.
And the enthusiasm of C&V members for Centurion IM DS has not gone unnoticed. Hmmm....
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, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure. Here you go. ...

Sure. Here you go.

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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...
03-31-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By SpeedofLite

Price reduction bump. Still $600 for the bike,...

Price reduction bump. Still $600 for the bike, but now offering free shipping to continental US address.
03-31-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By SpeedofLite

You're welcome. I think the same way about...

You're welcome.
I think the same way about his articles.
That's mainly why I include his last name in the post title in case some BF members might pass on a seemingly mundane topic otherwise.
03-31-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By SpeedofLite

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

The full article is presented below.
A pdf will be available for the next week or so here: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AgHfxA8atbGnlyqGrFbgrZufED1b?e=eaj883

:
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03-31-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By SpeedofLite

And another sign of Spring... ...

And another sign of Spring...

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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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Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By SpeedofLite

I'll second this. I sold a 1997 Catalyst about...

I'll second this.
I sold a 1997 Catalyst about 5 years ago in wonderful condition. lightly used, very clean, but with all original components.
I lived in the Midwest US at the time and sold it to...
03-25-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Buyers' Guide -- Table of Specifications

The 1988 Bicycling Buyers' Guide contained a Table of Specifications covering 240 models. The pdf file is 75 MB.
This table has sections for Racing, All-Terrain, Sport/Touring, and Women's.
Here's...
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, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedofLite

You're welcome. I've never owned a GT bike, but...

You're welcome. I've never owned a GT bike, but I've long appreciated their funky look.
Coincidentally, Slingshot bikes first came on the scene in BMX, and they certainly brought the funk too.
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, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By SpeedofLite

Cool. The final 3 road tests and the Table of...

Cool. The final 3 road tests and the Table of Specifications will be posted over the next 2-3 days.
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...
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