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05-04-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By gugie

My Eroica wrap-up

Another year, another Eroica? Well, after waiting 3 years for this thing to restart, it was more like a 5 year high school reunion, except with only the people you wanted to see. Beyond anything...
05-04-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By Andy_K

Finally back in the friendly confines of...

Finally back in the friendly confines of Beaverton, Oregon, here's my trip report.

I started out from the K house early Thursday morning. Why would anyone choose to take two days to drive all the...
05-03-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By rccardr

Loooooonnnnggggg ride on rollers from the bottom...

Loooooonnnnggggg ride on rollers from the bottom of Santa Rita to Halter Ranch (the other supposed food stop), followed by the Cypress Mountain climb, which kicks my butt harder each year.
Yeah, I...
05-01-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By Murray Missile

Cool! I was sitting out in the garage just...

Cool! I was sitting out in the garage just yesterday staring at my '87 480 frameset trying to decide how to build it. Leaning heavily toward 3 X 7 RSX but can't decide on shifters. I have the RSX...
04-18-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,035
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 PX-10 650B conversion with Hetres & V-O...

'72 PX-10 650B conversion with Hetres & V-O Zeppelin fenders...

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04-17-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By Brad L

Thanks for the heads-up. My 1972 Legnano is now...

Thanks for the heads-up. My 1972 Legnano is now registered for the Concours.
...
04-14-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By gugie

July 23 - Bob's Big Bike Show - Bob Freeman in Northbend, WA

Announcement made over on CR (https://groups.google.com/g/classic-rendezvous-lightweight-vintage-bicycles/c/kB9C6wOiMMw/m/5UepuEoABgAJ).

After 2 years off, his summer time ride and show is back...
04-06-22, 11:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,843
Posted By bulgie

Triplizer by BF's own jonwvara. Properly...

Triplizer by BF's own jonwvara. Properly designed and well made. Check it out (and buy it) here: https://www.redclovercomponents.com/store/p1/122_BCD_Triplizer%2C_42_Teeth.html

Or if you're...
04-06-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,843
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 PX-10 rehab/650b conversion

Finally got out for a 20mi shakedown ride on the '72 Peugeot PX-10 I picked up last fall. The generally terrible roads around me, and frequent stretches of gravel I ride led me to convert to 650b...
03-25-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,621
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record 650b conversion

Here is my artistic spin and build circa 1973 Moto Grand Record). gugie did the frame modifications, braze-ons, and front rack. I built the wheels and bike. Plus, I added the painted lugs, lug...
03-22-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7,360
Views: 3,208,172
Posted By scubaman

My gravel/bikepacking/everything-but-singletrack ...

My gravel/bikepacking/everything-but-singletrack bike in its newly completed form. Originally a 26" MTB frame by Interloc Racing Designs from the early 2000s, which I bought used online just before...
03-22-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,417
Posted By C0UG4R

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Here's my '84 Serotta with Ultegra shifters.
03-14-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,717
Posted By northbend

I'll see y'all there. Will ride over to Kila...

I'll see y'all there.
Will ride over to Kila on my mule from home, camping along the way.
If anyone is interested in touring with me through Washington State/Idaho to Montana let me know…
...
03-13-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 68,988
Views: 11,144,685
Posted By PilotFishBob

61cm Bridgestone RB-1 in the Huntsville area for...

61cm Bridgestone RB-1 in the Huntsville area for $400. Just a couple of pics but it looks decent.

https://huntsville.craigslist.org/bik/d/huntsville-xl-road-bike-bridgestone-rb/7457322704.html...
03-12-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,441
Posted By Slightspeed

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My Legnano, had since new in 1965, Campy bar ends, still loving them,...
03-12-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,566
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

You know jPrichard10 I nearly sold this recently....

You know jPrichard10 I nearly sold this recently. I had photos taken of it, with Superbe Pro down tube shifters and a mint Shimano 5600 GS (long cage) rear derailleur along with new 32mm tan wall...
03-08-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 68,988
Views: 11,144,685
Posted By jamesdak

Well, it only took a little trial and error to...

Well, it only took a little trial and error to get the saddle right on mine. The whole beam pivots but there's also some sag you have to account for. I forgot where mine wound up unloaded but I...
03-07-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,317
Posted By gugie

2006 Ritchey Breakaway CX, new fork, built up as...

2006 Ritchey Breakaway CX, new fork, built up as my travel bike/credit card tourer.
...
03-07-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,317
Posted By familyguy

Mothballed since buying, awaiting some space (and...

Mothballed since buying, awaiting some space (and the east coast Australian rain to stop so every surface stops growing spores):
...
03-05-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By 75lechamp

Continuing the build...

Starting to put the components together.....

...
02-21-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 46,267
Posted By motochick

Here are two recent new builds we did. First up...

Here are two recent new builds we did. First up is a 1991 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 5 I picked up while buying a '85 Centurion Elite RS for my husband for a 650b conversion (it is still under...
02-08-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,733
Posted By Roger M

It's been a little bit since we last worked on...

It's been a little bit since we last worked on the Zeus. A thirteen year old kid has a pretty busy schedule.

Thomas installed the headset and bottom bracket tonight. I helped out a little, but he...
02-06-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,949
Posted By SwimmerMike

I just finished painting and building up my...

I just finished painting and building up my Bianchi. This was my first experience with 2K glamour clear coat. I'll definitely use it again.
02-04-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,949
Posted By BTinNYC

First try at painting, on a Schwinn World Sport,...

First try at painting, on a Schwinn World Sport, my test/learning frame I pulled from the bottom of a garage pile. Rattle can, dark blue fade to GM Quasar blue on top....
02-03-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By smontanaro

Revival of old Classic Rendezvous Mailing List Archives

Several years ago I acquired most of the archives of the old bikelist.org-hosted Classic Rendezvous mailing list from Alex Wetmore and quickly tossed up a static version of the archives at...
01-31-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By since6

And sure as you change the front chain ring, the...

And sure as you change the front chain ring, the rear drive train can also see some changes to help out. In this case a NOS long cage Black Frist Dura Ace rear derailleur and a 14t-32t NOS six speed...
01-13-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,109
Posted By 2flit

Rene Herse rear rack pictures that may be of...

Rene Herse rear rack pictures that may be of interest to someone here....

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01-08-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,812
Posted By mountaindave

Winter course check: ...

Winter course check:
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Brown’s Meadow (ice beard!!)...
01-03-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,399
Posted By gugie

"Come for the bikes, stay for the people."

2021 was a year to get back on the road for my favorite cycling activity, credit card touring, and spending time on the road with my cycling buddies.

rccardr already posted the Virginia trip. It...
01-01-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By VRJAKE

Ditto, worst case is you're in beautiful Cambria,...

Ditto, worst case is you're in beautiful Cambria, California. April weather is usually very nice, and I know of a decent fish n chips place, and a good Mexican place too. Wine country is only one...
01-01-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 29,341
Posted By gugie

To be honest, I wasn't very upset when Eroica...

To be honest, I wasn't very upset when Eroica Cali was cancelled last year. I was much more looking forward to the Touroica credit card tour and wasn't disappointed. I go for the people, and...
12-31-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,351
Posted By scarlson

My Trek's a rat rod! I didn't even soak the flux...

My Trek's a rat rod! I didn't even soak the flux off after I was done brazing. The burn marks and rust combined with what remains of the original Imron finish make for a nice patina. And in the...
12-31-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,399
Posted By gomango

Horrifically out of shape over the last ten...

Horrifically out of shape over the last ten years, I called a halt to that issue two years ago.

I decided to stop collecting and just work on the engine.

Four of my riding buddies are doing...
12-28-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Andy Antipas

Moto-Gugie? Grand Record Re-Imagined

Because of gugie and AndyK , I have been experimenting with 650b bikes a bit for the last four or five years. I have restored a few including the 1951 Helyett, 1957 Peugeot PL-50, and 1964 Peugeot...
12-06-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 68,988
Views: 11,144,685
Posted By rjhammett

Shimano 7400 components were standard equipment...

Shimano 7400 components were standard equipment on the '92 Merckx Motorola Team bikes.
...
12-05-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 68,988
Views: 11,144,685
Posted By AngryFrankie

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/cb/4d/5d/cb4d5dfac6...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/cb/4d/5d/cb4d5dfac6b6b1483dcd72b632f64cd4.jpg Derp!
12-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,107
Posted By gugie

The route

The route is on mostly familiar roads.

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These are some...
11-30-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Classtime

Velo-Retro EroicaCA Cypress Mt. Training?

I plan to do the Velo-Retro ride this Sunday and want to warm up with a few miles of EroicaCA training. I tried this a few years ago with Mt. Lukens and had fun but that road was more challenging...
11-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,109
Posted By gugie

Custom racks for a Rene Herse

I received an email from the proprietor of BikeRecyclery (http://www.BikeRecyclery.com) out of Portland, Oregon, buying & selling high end vintage/used bike parts. Justyne found a well preserved,...
11-11-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,488
Posted By gomango

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands. ...

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands.


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11-11-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,488
Posted By mstateglfr

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Road frame I built(with a lot of help) in a class a few years ago. ...
11-10-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 9,488
Posted By scarlson

Of course, it's my René Hubris gugie-fied Trek...

Of course, it's my René Hubris gugie-fied Trek 61x, 1982. Fast, supple, lightweight, and basically a copy of a '50s René Herse.
...
10-24-21, 01:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,107
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Last night's motivation. Literally the...

Last night's motivation. Literally the installation of just the black seatpost was enough to tell me This is gonna look good.
...
09-19-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 26,137
Posted By bikingshearer

Well, the weekend is over and we all head home...

Well, the weekend is over and we all head home tomorrow if we haven't already. So which is better, a full-blown Eroica weekend or the more informal gathering that was? The answer is: Yes. Both are...
09-13-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 26,137
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Fauxroica!

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Here I am putting the hammer down on Cypress...
09-12-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,000
Posted By davester

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so...

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
09-07-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,417
Posted By gesta

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Peugeot PVN-10 650b conversion
Sram Rival 2x10...
09-04-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 26,137
Posted By gugie

Tourica starts Monday, 9/13 with 5 riders. We...

Tourica starts Monday, 9/13 with 5 riders. We were 6, but davester had a very unfortunate accident at Cino (https://www.bikeforums.net/22211392-post431.html) and broke his collarbone! Here's our...
08-18-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Bogester

free…Seattle pickup. Bicycle Quarterly Mags

Greetings,
I’ve got almost a complete set of BQ mags (including early ones when it was Vintage Bike Quarterly) gathering dust in my basement. Time to go where they’ll be looked at. Missing the...
08-18-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,621
Posted By jlaw

1979 Trek 710

I acquired this bike in its original form from a discerning gentleman from Mass. - turns out he is also a BF member. He got it from the original owner - then did a down-to-the-frame rehab. The 24"...
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