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03-08-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By jamesdak

According to Velobase these are long reach brakes...

According to Velobase these are long reach brakes that cover 47-57 mm. I'm about to use the exact same setup on the Team USA. Converting it from 27" rims to 700c and these calipers cover the change...
03-07-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,664
Posted By merziac

:( But GLWS's

:(

But GLWS's
12-14-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By gaucho777

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12-13-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,201
Posted By gaucho777

1980 Colnago Super: A Build Thread

Okay, finished photo first, before I lose the TLDR crowd:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51740974838_fe2027c9a3_k.jpg

I recently finished putting together my latest project, a 1980--or...
11-08-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By delbiker1

Thanks for the reply and the offer. My brain...

Thanks for the reply and the offer. My brain caught up and I really do not need. I pass with apologies.
10-11-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By squarenoise

Dang it! This is just too good of a deal to pass...

Dang it! This is just too good of a deal to pass up. PM coming.
10-09-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By seedsbelize2

A day will come when I will regret letting these...

A day will come when I will regret letting these go. But that day is not this day. Glws
10-09-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 958
Posted By uncle uncle

Public service announcement: Autumn bicycling

Did you know that C&V bicyclists have coined over 27 unique words to describe the calming sounds that are generated by bicycle tires riding over autumn leaves? To find out more, and some sounds for...
09-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,762
Posted By nlerner

I'll let you know once I sort it all out. ...

I'll let you know once I sort it all out.
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09-29-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By CV-6

As they say, it is in the mail. USPS says...

As they say, it is in the mail. USPS says Friday, but you know USPS.
09-29-21, 01:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,771
Posted By merziac

As we all well know, nothing is outside the...

As we all well know, nothing is outside the realm.

From where I'm sitting, the binder bolt and rear crown/fork are very, very similar to the very unique one of a kind Strawberry design. ;)
...
09-21-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By bikemig

Those small parts could make swell wall art for...

Those small parts could make swell wall art for your tiny home/RV but there's no way of knowing without pics . . .
09-18-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By 3speedslow

Looks good! ...

Looks good!

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09-07-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Chombi1

Those Wolber rims should be really good :thumb:....

Those Wolber rims should be really good :thumb:. I built a wheelset using similar Wolber Profil 20 rims and they turned out the be the strongest, stiffest C&V wheelset I have so far, even at just 28...
09-07-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By canopus

We used to grab them at the shop and remove the...

We used to grab them at the shop and remove the axles and respace them for the BMX bikes. They weren't Phil's but the were excellent sealed bearing hubs. I picked up a pair last year NOS just to...
09-07-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By bikemig

Those are cartridge bearing hubs. They are...

Those are cartridge bearing hubs. They are excellent hubs. I rode a set across the US in '97 and they are still very serviceable. I really should rebuild them one of these days but they turn smoothly.
09-06-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By 3speedslow

JIS to me, Please!

JIS to me, Please!
09-05-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By bikemig

This is a spectacular bike. I own and ride...

This is a spectacular bike. I own and ride extensively a 1979 Trek 510, also full Ishiwata 022 frame tubing and low temp silver brazed. This is a classic, handbuilt sports touring bike from the...
08-29-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By santa fe 2926

Did they get easier to put on?😂

Did they get easier to put on?😂
08-21-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,191
Posted By merziac

Here's a link to an article with reference to...

Here's a link to an article with reference to "SOPWAMTOS" that he founded, very serious sense of humor. ;)

https://news.yahoo.com/bruce-gordon-master-frame-builder-201800221.html
08-17-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,817
Posted By verktyg

Suntour Boxes

The late Frank Berto discussed this in depth in his book "The Dancing Chain".

He also used to publish the results of his findings from his tests in cycling magazines BITD... which forever...
08-17-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By tricky

In hindsight I think I was just using your...

In hindsight I think I was just using your offhand comment (turns out we are pretty aligned in how we think about bikes, run what you brung!) as an opportunity to opine on a topic I am passionate...
08-17-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,817
Posted By clubman

I'll tell you what worked for me. Place a...

I'll tell you what worked for me. Place a comparable Campy Component in the Suntour box and let rest a day or two. Remove component and the the difference in performance is breathtaking.
Molecular...
08-17-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By noobinsf

Thanks for the shout out! I've been documenting...

Thanks for the shout out! I've been documenting the progress on my thread, and I'm taking my time with the color coat for the repaint, only partially by choice. I had a few glorious days to myself...
08-17-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By BertoBerg

Great! Iím glad you found something that works...

Great! Iím glad you found something that works for you.

It seems that Brooks stopped making the Ti frame saddles sometime within the last couple of years which is driving up prices. I got lucky...
08-10-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By randyjawa

This little guy, who I call Half Tail, follows me...

This little guy, who I call Half Tail, follows me around the yard like a dog. Cute little critter who takes great joy in the unsalted peanuts that I always have in my pocket......
07-13-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By mountaindave

Ah, for the cones of the freewheel. It should...

Ah, for the cones of the freewheel. It should only take five or six posts before we all get this through our heads.
07-11-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 630
Posted By jdawginsc

Haha...sounds like a line from Perry Mason, or...

Haha...sounds like a line from Perry Mason, or Runaway Jury...
07-05-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By polymorphself

Iíll take it! PM me with the deets.

Iíll take it! PM me with the deets.
05-22-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,087
Posted By 3speedslow

Confirmed sale with hazetguy The year...

Confirmed sale with
hazetguy

The year spent away from all my builds is drawing to a close. Time to move on with my life and continue to do things that give me joy. Hopefully I can impart these...
05-21-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,191
Posted By gaucho777

I got a very nicely packaged box of Silca pumps,...

I got a very nicely packaged box of Silca pumps, heads, and a few extra bits & bobs from deux jambes Now I don't have to worry so much about remembering to switch pumps from bike to bike. THANK YOU...
05-21-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,042
Posted By SoccerBallXan

More like mentally enabled! Canít let life slow...

More like mentally enabled! Canít let life slow you down :thumb:
05-16-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By gaucho777

^ deux jambes Thanks! Replied & payment sent.

^ deux jambes Thanks! Replied & payment sent.
04-04-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Unca_Sam

I bought the rest of this lot last year, and have...

I bought the rest of this lot last year, and have these tires mounted to Matrix ISO-CII rims with a ~19.5mm external width. These measure ~25.4mm on those rims at 100psi, which are ~13mm internal...
03-30-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,996
Posted By FBOATSB

I have a Phil Wood BB for a 68mm shell, english...

I have a Phil Wood BB for a 68mm shell, english cups, can't advise on the taper, but it worked with a non date code ('60s?) Campy triple. I can dig it out and snap some pics and measure it this...
03-30-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,123
Views: 547,996
Posted By oneclick

Is this the White Industries BB? ...

Is this the White Industries BB?


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And if yes, is it one of the two...
03-16-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By francophile

Not your fault, don't sweat it. It's policy...

Not your fault, don't sweat it.

It's policy on other internet sales forums I frequent that you MUST post publicly with your intent/interest before PM'ing to avoid this kind of hassle for everyone....
03-14-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 649
Posted By scarlson

Sorry, friends. The post is, indeed, taken. ...

Sorry, friends. The post is, indeed, taken.


For sure! Ping me if I forget ;)
03-14-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By merziac

That's a heck of a deal right there and of course...

That's a heck of a deal right there and of course there are longer sleeve nuts for that rear caliper so that is no problem at all. ;)
03-14-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By merziac

And it is "NJS", maybe these all were and it may...

And it is "NJS", maybe these all were and it may not matter to us but....... ;)
03-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By oneclick

Here's a nice-and-not-too-difficult mod for these...

Here's a nice-and-not-too-difficult mod for these - and other similar - pedals. Drill and tap the cap for a stainless button-head screw; cut the screw just long enough to thread into the cap; punch...
07-30-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,270
Posted By thehackmechanic

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike
Original owner, built in 1975
Campagnolo Nuovo Record front derailleur, brakes, small-flange hubs, seat post, pedals, and shift levers
Campagnolo Rally...
07-23-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,737
Posted By SurferRosa

How is life on Venus?

How is life on Venus?
07-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By rootboy

Hey Brent, Check this out. I made this one. PM...

Hey Brent,
Check this out. I made this one. PM sent
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/799x1200/record_stop_10_e06418809eb21bab6870b546ce007f208a7195d4.jpg...
07-21-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,737
Posted By squirtdad

on bikes with tubular tires i carry a multi...

on bikes with tubular tires i carry a multi tool, a tire lever (in case i cant get off by hand) and a patch kit (to help others if needed) with a spare tire under the smallest seat bag I can fit...
07-20-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21,179
Views: 4,029,449
Posted By pierce

what, that its a front rack? hah.

what, that its a front rack? hah.
07-20-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,353
Posted By gugie

It's been done

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photo and constructeur work courtesy of Peter Weigle
07-18-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 19,276
Views: 2,423,633
Posted By JacobLee

Managed to evade the federal agents long enough...

Managed to evade the federal agents long enough to snap yet another photo of the Raleigh with Mt Hood in the background. Beautiful day in Portland....
07-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By merziac

Love it when a plan comes together. ;)

Love it when a plan comes together. ;)
07-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,089
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Good job!

:thumb: Good job!
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