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09-21-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I donít see a problem with paying someone their...

I donít see a problem with paying someone their asking price if well below FMV. Haggling them even lower? Well thatís another story. Of course every situation is different. Little old lady who needs...
09-19-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 904
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It shows that you loved that job. I’d buy a bike...

It shows that you loved that job. I’d buy a bike from you any time.
09-17-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Not sure if youíre referring to Porteís flat....

Not sure if youíre referring to Porteís flat. Mavic support was on it pretty quick, but apparently didnít have what he needed so he had to wait for the team car to work itís way up. The marginal...
09-16-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and...

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and elegant.

Today I explored Dick Woods Road. This is mostly known to locals as a two lane 45/55 mph road in Western Albemarle County, but Iíve noticed...
09-12-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bingo - probably 85 or 86 with looks like first...

Bingo - probably 85 or 86 with looks like first gen C record group.
09-12-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If youíre still in DC, take a spin past the...

If youíre still in DC, take a spin past the Jefferson Memorial over to Hanes Point. Nice paved loop with no traffic and nice views.

Another short ride for me yesterday. Rode up a stiff climb in a...
09-06-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 896
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Dip with the left hand, eat with the right hand. ...

Dip with the left hand, eat with the right hand.

My contribution is caliper brakes with centering screws.
09-05-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 896
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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09-05-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Took the Merckx Century out today with a new set...

Took the Merckx Century out today with a new set of cranks. Sugino XD compact 50-34. I have a few bikes 8 and 10 speed with standard cranks and wanted to expand my fleet of bikes that Iím able to use...
09-05-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,173
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Seems like he’s been trying to sell it and...

Seems like he’s been trying to sell it and frustrated by the soft market for vintage bikes. I didn’t get any real arrogance from that brief description, just a guy venting. Still several levels below...
09-04-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Colnago sizing is seat tube center to top...

Colnago sizing is seat tube center to top measurement so a Colnago 56 jibes with your other measurements. Supers have crimps on the inside of the chain stays but I’m not sure if that persisted into...
09-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,982
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m pleased to see Eddy Merckx and De Rosa bikes...

I’m pleased to see Eddy Merckx and De Rosa bikes back in the Peloton. The paint job on the Astana Wilier bike in the breakaway (stage winner) was nice.
08-23-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

thinktubes my wife is from LB. Her parents live...

thinktubes my wife is from LB. Her parents live on the other side of Green Bay Rd and her brother lives near that ravine. Cool little town. Didn’t realize you had to pay to go down to the beach, but...
08-22-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,397
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Come wrenches maybe early Park Tool? Thats a...

Come wrenches maybe early Park Tool?

Thats a nice haul! That Ritchey post is nice. Could it be titanium?
08-19-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 851
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I recognize this is a bike frame and not a wheel...

I recognize this is a bike frame and not a wheel but this is where I do my wheel building. I bring my Park truing stand up from the basement and sit on the sofa. The lighting is better and more...
08-17-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Nice Davidson (and Jetta too) Doc! Maybe one day...

Nice Davidson (and Jetta too) Doc! Maybe one day you ride south on Skyline, I ride North and we meet up.

I’ve felt a little guilty about posting non-vintage bikes here recently so even though I...
08-15-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 949
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The bar tape is actually, I think, Cinelli cork...

The bar tape is actually, I think, Cinelli cork tape. Hmmm, maybe Iíll put mine up for $1400. Lock in the Italian American vote.

...
08-13-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

This is Spaghetti Legs family beach week in N.C....

This is Spaghetti Legs family beach week in N.C. I packed up the Breakaway for its first road trip. I lucked out today as there is rain pretty much everywhere except for on our little island. A few...
08-04-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,661
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a good score. I remember seeing that one...

That’s a good score. I remember seeing that one in the eBay thread. I’m glad it found a good home.
07-30-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 765
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Hopefully he's not too dished from catching up on...

Hopefully he's not too dished from catching up on the back orders.
07-29-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,780
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Only rule in C+V Club is nobody talks about C+V...

Only rule in C+V Club is nobody talks about C+V Club.
07-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

non-fixie thank you for your post yesterday; it...

non-fixie thank you for your post yesterday; it has it all, bike pics, history, food. I love that stuff!

Today I did my birthday ride. Had to get an early start as we're looking at yet another day...
07-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,574
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very cool, nicely done!

Very cool, nicely done!
07-26-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I had the pleasure of sitting next to him at...

I had the pleasure of sitting next to him at dinner a couple of years ago at Eroica. No beard, but great conversation.
07-26-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 58,214
Views: 8,503,593
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Iíd answer that ad just to see if it belonged to...

Iíd answer that ad just to see if it belonged to Bill Russell
07-25-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think in this forum, we tend to be steel biased...

I think in this forum, we tend to be steel biased (for good reason IMO!) and as an absolute, like you alluded to, I would pick the Master over the Dream, but at that price I would go with the Dream....
07-25-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 412
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Paletti super Prestige

I'd like to formally introduce my mid 80's John Phillips Souza Special Paletti. I teased it with a couple of pics on a short July 4th ride. I picked it up over the winter and had been sniffing around...
07-15-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

jbchybridrider pics of the week!

jbchybridrider pics of the week!
07-12-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 530
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is...

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is most similar to the Bot as far as age, level top tube, etc and it looks smaller than the Bot to me. I don’t think sizing has changed much over the years...
07-11-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Part Trois

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50100930513_6ed309e2fa_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jkfn9M)

Man made object! By this point I was actually able to ride with both feet clipped in, but still...
07-10-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,536
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Now that is some serious major league blaspheming...

Now that is some serious major league blaspheming right there!
07-09-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,355
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yeah, you have some work on your hands there, but...

Yeah, you have some work on your hands there, but the frame looks like it might clean up pretty nice. A couple of years ago, not knowing anything about Raleighs other than the Professional, I passed...
07-09-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,303
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

It was a 48-34 : 13-28. Yeah I guess when you're...

It was a 48-34 : 13-28. Yeah I guess when you're done with this experiment you can publish some peer reviewed chain wrap data for the SR RD.
07-08-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Wig for a Lego figure

Wig for a Lego figure
07-04-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 687
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thank you and same to you sir! Even though we...

Thank you and same to you sir! Even though we should do it differently this year, I think we still celebrate. And since this is a circle of bike nerds, I give you this. There was no way I could not...
07-02-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I’m sure better expertise will weigh in but I’m...

I’m sure better expertise will weigh in but I’m gonna say ‘79 or ‘80 with the portacatena dropout and over the bb routing. I don’t see a serial number but in the 80’s, the first digit denoted the...
07-02-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 58,214
Views: 8,503,593
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bob Jackson Reynolds 653

53 cm complete bike for $400 in RVA

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/d/richmond-vintage-roadbike-bob-jackson/7150642356.html

...
07-01-20, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

non-fixie looks like a nice trip. Thanks for the...

non-fixie looks like a nice trip. Thanks for the pics!

I went up to Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park today to beat the heat down in the lower elevations. The ďsensationsĒ as the racers...
06-27-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have a 51.151 Moser that is Columbus SL. I...

I have a 51.151 Moser that is Columbus SL. I bought it several years ago as a parts donor, but liked it so much I kept it. I rode it at Eroica California last year. Major difference with mine is...
06-23-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,325
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

C40 ...

C40


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Basso that was too small for me: last...
06-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Got out early, loaded up the bike Rando style,...

Got out early, loaded up the bike Rando style, battled some serious humidity and did 83 miles today, covering some new territory. Rode from my house through the Presidentís route by Jeffersonís...
06-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yes best Father's Day wishes to all! I got out...

Yes best Father's Day wishes to all! I got out early on an 80 mile ride and now loafing on the sofa. No gifts this year but sporting my shirt from a couple of years ago.

...
06-20-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 837
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Thats a nice one Andy. Love the fork crown!

Thats a nice one Andy. Love the fork crown!
06-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 58,214
Views: 8,503,593
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If I had a garage, this would be in it. Just...

If I had a garage, this would be in it. Just because. $200!

I will not facilitate this one.

https://charlottesville.craigslist.org/bik/d/earlysville-indian-rickshaw/7144904059.html

...
06-20-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Rossin frame and fork SOLD,

This is a circa 1990 (my estimate) Rossin frame and fork. I think officially it's a 59 as that's what is stamped on the BB shell, but the Spaghetti Legs sizing system it's a 57. Top tube 57 cm c-c...
06-18-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana...

Of course! Those Buddhists with the whole nirvana - condition of wanting nothing - never rode a quality steel bike.
06-18-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 607
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

The only other internet place I really frequent...

The only other internet place I really frequent these days is Paceline and I will occasionally refer folks who are trying to sell C+V parts or need info on older bikes. Otherwise I view this place as...
06-11-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Lots of storms overnight last night didnít do...

Lots of storms overnight last night didnít do anything to bleed off the humidity today. With the prospect of wet roads and lots of climbing I took my all rounder CiŲcc for a ride up Afton Mountain...
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16,098
Views: 1,671,324
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Bam! Didnít realize until just now, but you won...

Bam! Didnít realize until just now, but you won the internet yesterday!

northbend I missed your post but thatís a helluva ride to Cle Elum and back. That gravel on the east side of the pass ainít...
06-07-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have no idea but sounds like a lotta fun! ...

I have no idea but sounds like a lotta fun!

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