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10-05-20, 06:29 PM
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Posted By BlueDevil63

Bianchi Specialissima

I've had this for awhile now waiting for some attention. Did a refresh and cleanup of everything, built some new wheels with period correct hubs and rims, everything else is original I believe. These...
10-05-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By embankmentlb

Thank you! ...

Thank you!
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10-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By embankmentlb

Performance Fall/Winter 1985-86

For your viewing pleasure!
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Many fond memories...
09-28-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By scarlson

Lots of broken Alans as seen above. That's the...

Lots of broken Alans as seen above. That's the typical failure mode, fatigue crack on the head lug.
However, I've been looking for years to no avail, to try and find a broken Vitus that hasn't been...
09-28-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By nomadmax

Lug cracks on Alan bonded aluminum frames are...

Lug cracks on Alan bonded aluminum frames are pretty common.


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09-27-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,219
Posted By Grouperdawg

I was asked to by the teammates of a soldier KIA...

I was asked to by the teammates of a soldier KIA to ride in his honor from George to Florida. Bought a bike on Craigslist and trained for about 3 months. I red lined for 400 miles over 3 days I...
09-21-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,801
Posted By HD3andMe

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the...

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the USA?Unfortunately, there are no more Trek bikes that are fully made in the USA. They used to produce a small number of bikes in their U.S. facilities in Waterloo...
08-30-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By SurferRosa

I use whatever upside-down frameset I have on...

I use whatever upside-down frameset I have on hand ... with brakeset for lateral truing and an extra spoke (with rubber band) for vertical truing.
08-29-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,126
Posted By NoWhammies

Getting older = thinking more about safety?

I am noticing that as I'm getting older I am thinking more and more about safety. For example...

10 years ago? I'd never have considered putting lights on my bike for daytime riding. It's the...
08-25-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,036
Posted By Maelochs

Basically, no bike helmet is going to do much for...

Basically, no bike helmet is going to do much for you at any speed over 15-20 mph. And below that ... even the $30 Bell from Walmart passes the same minimum safety standards.

I know MIPS and...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-22-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By smontanaro

spank226 I assume whatever this bike is...

spank226

I assume whatever this bike is would fit in the Classic & Vintage forum. There's an active "frame doesn't fit" thread. Post what you want and what you've got (with pix, assuming you...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-21-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 769
Posted By squirtdad

slx tubes or a specific brand....if you are...

slx tubes or a specific brand....if you are looking for some specific brand and yearwise post a WTB (want to buy) in the classic and vintage for sale section.....you would be surprised and how often...
08-29-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By GrayJay

+1 It is definitly 1st gen Athena. The crank...

+1
It is definitly 1st gen Athena. The crank bolt cover caps are a giveaway, CdA and Chorus cranks from that timeframe utilized self-extractor crank bolts....
08-29-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By 753proguy

Athena parts, I think. Very similar to Chorus at...

Athena parts, I think. Very similar to Chorus at the time.
08-29-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By paulkal

Nice bike. The brakes and chainset are Athena.

Nice bike.
The brakes and chainset are Athena.
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