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06-27-22, 05:37 PM
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Posted By P!N20

I think the link is Monica Bandini, who was part...

I think the link is Monica Bandini, who was part of the team who won the 1988 Women's Team Time Trial. Monica rode for the Ricci Ceramiche-Somec team from Lugo, and here she is on a Somec:
...
06-27-22, 02:42 PM
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Posted By bamboobike4

Great info. IMO, you'll be disappointed in...

Great info.
IMO, you'll be disappointed in yellow.
You may be OK with red, but given me druthers, I'd stay black but actually change the housing to red IF the housing was not OEM.
Glad you found...
06-22-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By P!N20

Hey botty kayer , just wondering if you got any...

Hey botty kayer , just wondering if you got any more information on this from Somec?
06-16-22, 02:51 PM
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Views: 764
Posted By motochick

Every bike I own has a story, this particular one is quite special....

Every bike I own has a story, some are short and simple, some are not. This story starts 21 yrs ago when we moved to a small town in Northern AZ and I saw this bike for the very first time sitting on...
06-15-22, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Dean51

71 miles on my 71st birthday. Dean

71 miles on my 71st birthday.

Dean
06-15-22, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Roger M

Not so much me, but where and what my son rode......

Not so much me, but where and what my son rode...

Thomas has ridden to school a handful of times this spring, on his MB-1. He is the only kid out of about 500 students that rides to school. Well,...
06-15-22, 07:25 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Down into DC on a hot and humid morning: ...

Down into DC on a hot and humid morning:
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06-14-22, 03:24 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

"Ride" may be too big a word for the two or so...

"Ride" may be too big a word for the two or so miles I managed to squeeze in just before dark on my latest frankenbike. A build to try out a few things at the same time: a much-abused mid-eighties...
06-14-22, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Kobe

My wife and I rode the Lehigh Valley Gorge Trail...

My wife and I rode the Lehigh Valley Gorge Trail north from Jim Thorpe. Next time we will take the bike train up, which takes you about 25 miles upstream and it's smooth coasting all the way down.
...
06-14-22, 07:54 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

I was able to get in a long loop of 40 miles...

I was able to get in a long loop of 40 miles yesterday in plenty warm temps up to 97 degrees at the end from northern part of Dallas to Whiterock Lake, then downtown with a portion passing by the...
06-13-22, 07:03 PM
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Posted By JacobLee

A beautiful and dark 55 degrees in Portland. Did...

A beautiful and dark 55 degrees in Portland. Did the usual ride, but a maiden voyage on the overhauled Bruce Gordon.
...
06-13-22, 04:43 AM
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Posted By majmt

I was in Colorado for the weekend and took a ride...

I was in Colorado for the weekend and took a ride up the Crystal River to McClure Pass. Non-CV gravel bike but I was thinking of my CV bikes when I was riding.
...
06-13-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By DanseMacabre

Some subtle complements in yellow might be good....

Some subtle complements in yellow might be good. Like those pedals with a small piece of yellow. A two-tone bartape in yellow/black might be nice. That half-yellow saddle might already be too much :)...
06-12-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 862
Posted By bamboobike4

Did you ever find out if Martini “varnished” it?...

Did you ever find out if Martini “varnished” it? Looks like either Martini or Donessa Carlo.
06-12-22, 06:40 PM
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Posted By etherhuffer

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to...

Boring ride today, crashed a week ago and had to lay low a bit. Got out the battle wagon with new fenders and new B17 to break in. Nice to not have filth flying off the tires for a change...
06-12-22, 05:57 PM
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Views: 862
Posted By obrentharris

Wow! Fabulous paint. I like it with the black...

Wow! Fabulous paint.
I like it with the black tape and saddle, lets the paint and pantographs do the shouting.
The original saddle and tape distracted from the paint and its subtle details.
Brent
06-12-22, 04:10 PM
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Views: 862
Posted By Jimbo1983

That is an amazing looking bike, I love all the...

That is an amazing looking bike, I love all the pantographing.
06-12-22, 03:45 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Nice weather today, so mrs non-fixie and decided...

Nice weather today, so mrs non-fixie and decided to go out for a leisurely ride. A mix of woodlands and urban scenery.
...
06-12-22, 02:23 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Took a side trip up Vista del Rio for a bicycle...

Took a side trip up Vista del Rio for a bicycle sale. Worth the trip.

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06-12-22, 12:03 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

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06-12-22, 11:33 AM
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Views: 862
Posted By RustyJames

It’s looking fabulous! For me, the biggest...

It’s looking fabulous!

For me, the biggest challenge would be finding bar wrap, seat, etc to match/compliment the paint. Solid colors wouldn’t be adequate but that’s just my 2 farthings.
06-11-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,940
Posted By bulgie

Hey, I've seen that bike! Just parked on the...

Hey, I've seen that bike! Just parked on the street, no idea who owns it or who painted it. More pix:
...
06-11-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,613
Posted By Wildwood

There may be some Merckx differences for...

There may be some Merckx differences for European/UK models.
The first one I owned (SLX) was from Belgium with the chrome fork. Also a race number hanger brazed on.
Here's the only pic i've got...
06-11-22, 01:04 PM
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Posted By mtbikerjohn

That's awesome!

That's awesome!
06-11-22, 12:43 AM
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Posted By gaucho777

I discovered a new-to-me trail. The trailhead is...

I discovered a new-to-me trail. The trailhead is about 6 miles from my house, and just a couple miles past where I work, so this is going be a good option if I want to extend my commute home and take...
06-10-22, 03:40 PM
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Posted By smontanaro

Rode from Niles to South Bend yesterday afternoon...

Rode from Niles to South Bend yesterday afternoon after knocking off lug filing (https://flic.kr/p/2nqYUuu) for the day.

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06-10-22, 02:19 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather in the 70's and mild here in...

Very nice weather in the 70's and mild here in the Rockies so I put the original stem and seat back on the 2nd clunker challenge 100 bike and took it for a last round about ride back to the thrift...
06-10-22, 12:19 PM
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Posted By CV-6

40 miles in Illinois. Great day. ...

40 miles in Illinois. Great day.

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06-08-22, 07:42 PM
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Posted By scozim

Sporadic riding continues thanks to the hectic...

Sporadic riding continues thanks to the hectic work and family schedules. Converted the Trek 950 back to the original bars last week and took it out today to get in some climbing and loner time in...
06-08-22, 07:26 PM
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Posted By BFisher

Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

As I prepared to hit the road this morning, I discovered that the Vittoria Corsa G 2.0 tires were a no go at full pressure on the rims I'd swapped in on my Puch

No amount of reseating helped, and...
06-08-22, 04:37 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice sunny day with temps in the mid 70's...

Very nice sunny day with temps in the mid 70's got some time and was able to ride the heavy slow clunker challenge 29er to Alma and back about 20 miles so I now have over 100 miles on this so...
06-08-22, 04:21 PM
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Posted By curbtender

And I thought we were the only ones who had Bog...

And I thought we were the only ones who had Bog Snorkling Championships......
06-08-22, 06:40 AM
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Posted By rccardr

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. ...

Circumlocution of Three Lakes and a Pond. Pelizzoli is back on 650B duty.

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06-07-22, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Tango1

First day doing a beginners cycling program, of...

First day doing a beginners cycling program, of course it’s pouring rain outside over my lunch break so I busted out my Peugeot with fenders and at least I could get the kilometres in.

...
06-07-22, 08:12 AM
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Posted By joesch

I have been riding my 80s Colnago's (Super, N.Mx)...

I have been riding my 80s Colnago's (Super, N.Mx) and Mnt bikes (GT, DB) all around the winery and horse ranch areas of N. SanDiego (Temecula). Its been beautiful the last week 65..85 and nice...
06-07-22, 07:04 AM
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Posted By 75lechamp

Not necessarily artistic, but I noticed in the...

Not necessarily artistic, but I noticed in the garage how the down tubes of the bikes were parallel.... I thought it looked kind of cool...

...
06-06-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,940
Posted By Tango1

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Not quite as artistic as some others in this...
06-06-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 12,940
Posted By nlerner

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06-06-22, 03:14 PM
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Posted By nlerner

I got out for a short mtb ride: ...

I got out for a short mtb ride:

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06-06-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The humidity blew out of here with a big storm a...

The humidity blew out of here with a big storm a few days ago and we have had beautiful warm weather with clear blue skies. I had to work all weekend unfortunately but got out for 30 today. I rode...
06-05-22, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Dylansbob

Our co-op's fundraising hill ride was today and...

Our co-op's fundraising hill ride was today and it showed me exactly where my legs are. After getting drenched on my way there, it dried out for most of the ride. I had put on a 26t and...
06-05-22, 03:54 PM
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Posted By AJI125

Adieu Elephant Rock

My longest ride today at a little over 100 miles with 5500’ elevation. Apparently the last year for the Elephant Rock ride, was a fun day though, and overcast almost the whole time staying cooler....
06-05-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19,036
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice day in the mid 60's and sunny took the...

Nice day in the mid 60's and sunny took the Clunker challenge bike for a short 10 miles or so on local trails and through town. With the heavy Clunker 29er about 10 miles is all I want to do.
...
06-05-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By cooperryder

From my experience a covered bridge is a rare...

From my experience a covered bridge is a rare sight in Texas.


When I saw this on this morning's ride I had to stop for a picture even though it's just a pedestrian bridge over a creek....
06-04-22, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By northbend

Rode around the Upper Valley. Got er done and had...

Rode around the Upper Valley. Got er done and had a post ride beer before the rain started this afternoon.

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06-04-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By jamesdak

Just did my normal route today but rode it for...

Just did my normal route today but rode it for fun vs a workout. Took out the new to me Coppi again. Really liking the bike so far.
...
06-04-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I decided to go for a ride...

Mrs non-fixie and I decided to go for a ride today. The weather forecast looked good and she wanted to test a knee she'd hurt a couple of weeks ago.

There was a fair bit of wind, so we decided to...
06-04-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By BFisher

From yesterday's 22 miler. Was taking it easy...

From yesterday's 22 miler. Was taking it easy with a sore knee and lower back. Couldn't have asked for nicer weather - clear, 70s, almost no wind. ...
06-03-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19,036
Views: 2,360,718
Posted By Sir_Name

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Lunch ride :)
06-03-22, 10:47 AM
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Views: 2,360,718
Posted By eom

National Doughnut Day

Took a ride to the local orchard for their cider doughnuts.

There were two problems with the ride.
#1 I decided to ride single speed on my Trek Multi-Track. 48-17 led me to walking one hill, sure...
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