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09-25-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks, DD! Hopefully future YouTube views will...

Thanks, DD! Hopefully future YouTube views will help get the word out about the ride and entice some additional folks to join us!
09-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By JoeBass

A short video of the first ride last Saturday: ...

A short video of the first ride last Saturday:
A Classic & Vintage Bike Ride with the Camillia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Group - YouTube
09-17-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By JoeBass

Can’t add too much more other than to repeat what...

Can’t add too much more other than to repeat what others have said- Great ride with great folks! Thanks Albert for getting this thing going! If some of you folks in the Bay Area haven’t had a chance...
08-07-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 960
Posted By JoeBass

By way of explanation- I put a few feelers out to...

By way of explanation- I put a few feelers out to some local vintage bike enthusiasts I know, including Howard, about the ride. If he doesn't follow the thread here, I'll be sure to keep him up to...
07-01-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,692
Posted By JoeBass

105 miles on a 1986 3Rensho. ...

105 miles on a 1986 3Rensho.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x667/ren_2be043618fd3b71ac981592795b23be329fe9838.jpg
06-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 75,745
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny!...

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny! Love the addition of the “shoe roundup”!
05-30-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By JoeBass

Now you tell me! :)

Now you tell me! :)
05-30-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By JoeBass

First ride on the just restored 1927 Hercules "Speed King"

Finally finished the Hercules and had a chance to take it for a ride. I was really expecting it to be basically unrideable due to its age, but as long as I stay on relatively flat roads, it rides...
05-14-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By JoeBass

Who built the 1982 Ross Super Gran Tour XV?

Just turned up a beautiful example of a Ross Super Gran Tour XV- Ishiwata 024 tubing- full Shimano 600 group- forged dropouts. It seems this was their top of the line at the time, excluding their...
05-08-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By JoeBass

Questions or RSVP to Ted Trambley at tedtrambley...

Questions or RSVP to Ted Trambley at tedtrambley “at” gmail “dot” com or Bob Freitas at freitas1 “at” pacbell “dot” net
04-16-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,409
Posted By JoeBass

Anyone heard of a "Kiwi"? I've never seen one...

Anyone heard of a "Kiwi"? I've never seen one until I turned this one up at a local swap meet a few weeks ago. Apparently, once the official helmet of the 7-11 team but I couldn't find any photos of...
04-16-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By JoeBass

Classic and Vintage Ride up Mt. Diablo May 14th

Some local folks have put together a vintage ride for May 14th, up Mt. Diablo. Thought I'd post their flyer here in case anyone is interested. I'm sure some of the organizers will see this here, so...
04-10-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 75,745
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks for posting the photos, Manny!

Thanks for posting the photos, Manny!
03-14-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By JoeBass

I'll look for you out there! :)

I'll look for you out there! :)
03-13-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,132
Posted By JoeBass

Beautiful! One of my regular rides is an early...

Beautiful! One of my regular rides is an early Tetra Pro with Italian threaded BB, 1" steerer tube and its original Dura-Ace 8 speed group. Gets my vote for the most "steel-like" ride you can get...
03-12-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 811
Posted By JoeBass

Great restoration and good to see another Allegro...

Great restoration and good to see another Allegro rolling around in the neighborhood! Here's mine up around Folsom......
02-07-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

Yep, I don't think they changed much over the...

Yep, I don't think they changed much over the years. From what I've seen, bikes from around 1915 to 1940 especially, look very similar.
02-07-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

Yep, these thick steel rims must be pretty heavy...

Yep, these thick steel rims must be pretty heavy all by themselves.
02-07-22, 05:07 PM
02-06-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

Here are a few shots from the video: ...

Here are a few shots from the video:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_4202_224da2d9ff87bcc5b0c52c0a26280367da43e6d6.jpg...
02-05-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

No motorcycles, just one guy on a recumbent...

No motorcycles, just one guy on a recumbent trike. :)
02-05-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

The handlebars had a bad crease in them near the...

The handlebars had a bad crease in them near the stem. Ed repaired the crease and straightened them out. Did an amazing job!
02-05-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks, Tuga! I'll check out the Stirling stuff....

Thanks, Tuga! I'll check out the Stirling stuff. You can't have too much shaving soap! :)
02-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
Posted By JoeBass

We'll, I'll tell you by way of a warning. Stay...

We'll, I'll tell you by way of a warning. Stay away from eBay France. :) Found it for a good price over there and thought I was getting a bargain, but after the shipping and the work to get it...
02-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,037
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)
12-06-21, 12:18 AM
12-06-21, 12:16 AM
12-04-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By JoeBass

Just received my Persons Track Racer saddle back from the restorer...

...and I think he did a great job!
Restoring an Antique Leather Persons Track Racer Bicycle Saddle for the 1927 Hercules Speed King - YouTube
10-15-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By JoeBass

Happy Halloween from Count Cyculist!

Enough to send a chill down the spine of any cyclist! Good luck sleeping tonight! :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ga6xYU4wjF4
09-30-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks for taking us along! :)

Thanks for taking us along! :)
09-11-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,298
Posted By JoeBass

The two times I rode Eroica, California, I never...

The two times I rode Eroica, California, I never saw a sag wagon during the duration of my time on the medium course. I'm not going to get into the issues with the rest stops, but let's just say they...
09-11-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,298
Posted By JoeBass

This really makes me wonder why it's so...

This really makes me wonder why it's so "difficult" and "expensive" for Eroica to organize a ride when it looks like a local bike shop can throw together a great weekend of riding, seemingly...
09-06-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,738
Posted By JoeBass

Here's my favorite route through that area. This...

Here's my favorite route through that area. This ride started in Marina, a bit north of Monterey, but that's where I normally jump on the Monterey Bay Trail, head right into the Fort Ord Dunes State...
08-27-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,438
Posted By JoeBass

From what I've seen of Eroica Britannia, it looks...

From what I've seen of Eroica Britannia, it looks like more of a celebration of vintage England, which winds up being more inclusive and attracting folks that may not even be interested in vintage...
08-18-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,984
Posted By JoeBass

Brace yourself, Seeds...They've torn down Sam's...

Brace yourself, Seeds...They've torn down Sam's Town and replaced it with a supermarket. Way back in the 1970's this was still a very small community. Now it's been swallowed up by developers and has...
07-25-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,984
Posted By JoeBass

That’s good news to me. Not a big fan of gravel...

That’s good news to me. Not a big fan of gravel either. My brother and I are all the way up in Cameron Park but I’ll mark the date on my calendar and see what we can do. Nice to see someone starting...
07-25-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,984
Posted By JoeBass

All on-road riding (no gravel)? If you guys get...

All on-road riding (no gravel)? If you guys get some kind of prospective route map together, post it up here. :)
07-25-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By JoeBass

I personally wouldn’t worry about any period...

I personally wouldn’t worry about any period correct issues with Eroica, CA. In the two I participated in, I saw all manner of inauthentic stuff happening and no one cared. It was all just about...
07-25-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By JoeBass

Yeah- In the vernacular “ No problemo, brah”. :)

Yeah- In the vernacular “ No problemo, brah”. :)
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JoeBass

Yep, same bars and grips as the 1935 Sport 31...

Yep, same bars and grips as the 1935 Sport 31 model!
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JoeBass

Ugg, too big. That head tube looked kinda long. :(

Ugg, too big. That head tube looked kinda long. :(
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JoeBass

What size is the frame?

What size is the frame?
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JoeBass

Forgot to add the link! D'oh! It's there now. )

Forgot to add the link! D'oh! It's there now. )
Replies: 15
Views: 1,353
Posted By JoeBass

Is this vintage Raleigh dramatically overpriced?

I think it's a super cool bike, and it's close so I wouldn't have to deal with shipping, but I suspect it should be priced somewhere in the $400-$600 range. Am I crazy or am I missing something? ...
06-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 985
Posted By JoeBass

Had this happen a while back. Obvioulsy, you'd...

Had this happen a while back. Obvioulsy, you'd know this had reached the end of its useful lifespan (and then some) but remarkably I'd been riding it like this for some time and felt nothing. The rim...
06-11-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,894
Posted By JoeBass

I was thinking of trying to start something up in...

I was thinking of trying to start something up in the Bay Area, maybe around Monterey. The problem is, I have a few friends that I know would want to do it but they're wildly different when it comes...
06-07-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By JoeBass

Seat Post Extension On Antique Bikes

I was always under the impression that on early bikes, say 1900 to 1930's, riders were set up with the largest frame possible, with almost no seat post showing. Well, I just noticed in this photo...
05-16-21, 12:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By JoeBass

Where do you get the energy for this during a...

Where do you get the energy for this during a race?! :)
05-15-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 853
Posted By JoeBass

Classic & Vintage Commercial

Raymond Poulidor, who never wore the yellow jersey, buys one at a French department store where you can "find anything". :)

La Samaritaine : Le Maillot Jaune avec Raymond Poulidor (France, 1971) -...
04-26-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,409
Posted By JoeBass

That's some buddy you had there. Come to think of...

That's some buddy you had there. Come to think of it, I had a few buddies like that when I was a kid, too.
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