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05-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By bwilli88

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I am thinking a nice British racing green with cream...
05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By styggno1

# 38 White Explorer II ...

# 38

White Explorer II

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49498978967_edfb75ece0_b.jpg
05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 285
Posted By bwilli88

Brian's gugificazion Witcomb

Well I purchased this from nlerner awhile back and he sent it directly to gugie for him to massage for me.
I had him braze on studs for a pair of Mafac Raid centerpull brakes, another set of water...
05-16-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,018
Posted By cudak888

This may sound ridiculous, but the frame is...

This may sound ridiculous, but the frame is fairly aligned now, and the top tube is reasonably straight.

Aligning the frame involved fairly typical cold-setting, but getting the top tube straight...
05-14-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By randyjawa

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not...

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not like Krylon nearly as much as Rustoleum. Also, I much prefer to paint a bike with a paint brush. Spraying a bike frame is difficult because over spray...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By spudly

Two Nice NOS Austro Daimlers

I was fortunate to just acquire two NOS Austro Daimlers from a seller whose late husband worked in marketing for them in the 70's/80's. They, an Ultima and Vent Noir (circa 1978 and 1977,...
05-12-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,394
Posted By cudak888

Brian Chapman's lug lining

Perfection. Everyone should have an opportunity to see this:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLmpjlqnMC5/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

-Kurt
05-12-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,422
Posted By cb400bill

Pics for Posterity ...

Pics for Posterity


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05-11-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 699
Posted By rando_couche

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of...

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of high-quality, high-performance tires on a smooth road. Especially if there's a whole peloton of them flying by at speed!
05-10-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By 10 Wheels

Me at 67 y/o. NY to LA 4200 Miles 8 10 south...

Me at 67 y/o. NY to LA 4200 Miles
8 10 south landscape - YouTube
05-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By randyjawa

Torpado Test Ride - Pretty Much What I Expected...

Though still pretty cold, here in the Thunder Bay area, I finally took my recently finished late sixties Torpado out for a test ride. It is, pretty much, original with the exception of the SPD...
05-07-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,649
Posted By caloso

It's important to keep in mind that normal person...

It's important to keep in mind that normal person skinny is bike racer fat.
05-07-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,649
Posted By Badger6

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I...

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I bike for leisure and workouts!) and this guy blew past me in a full Jumbo-Visma kit on the Leuven-Mechlen canal path...and he was super skinny, and he...
05-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,649
Posted By msu2001la

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider,...

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider, myself.
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 9,649
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-04-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,253
Posted By DMC707

Heres a post where i can brag a little bit...

Heres a post where i can brag a little bit because life rarely gives me such opportunities

I fell in love with cycling in college and loved racing and the high speed adrenaline packed world of...
05-04-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,758
Posted By caloso

Yes, you are correct. See LeMondís Law.

Yes, you are correct. See LeMondís Law.
05-03-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,758
Posted By AlmostTrick

Gain? Some of us are doing all we can just to...

Gain? Some of us are doing all we can just to maintain! :o

I also resent the common sentiment that thin people need to gain weight before they have "earned" the right to buy a heavy bike. :p
05-03-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,758
Posted By tomato coupe

Piece of cake ... you just need a really heavy...

Piece of cake ... you just need a really heavy bike.
05-03-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,758
Posted By caloso

If your definition of a better workout is the...

If your definition of a better workout is the maximum number of calories burned in a given time interval, then all that matters is pedaling as hard as you can for that time interval. For example: ...
05-03-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,598
Posted By indyfabz

Two Walmart-related threads started by the OP...

Two Walmart-related threads started by the OP within 7 minutes of each other. One about disc brakes.

Come on, peoples.
05-03-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 6,758
Posted By Cheez

You can use the lightweight bike to work out...

You can use the lightweight bike to work out also. Just ride harder, pedal at high gears so more force is required..
05-01-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By hazetguy

some: When is a bicycle considered...

some:

When is a bicycle considered "vintage"? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1196856-when-bicycle-considered-vintage.html)
So what's the difference? Classic vs Vintage...
05-01-21, 02:14 PM
04-30-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 790
Posted By MauriceMoss

It's not a Pinarello. It's a (late 80s-ish?)...

It's not a Pinarello.

It's a (late 80s-ish?) Bottecchia, likely made with Columbus Cromor tubes as that 'CRM' stamping on the bb shell indicates. Bottecchia used to stamp the tubing type on the bb...
04-28-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 739
Posted By T-Mar

As noted, it's a freewheel tool. The end with the...

As noted, it's a freewheel tool. The end with the pins acts as a freewheel vise or cog remover. The other end is used to hold the freewheel body (with small cogs removed), to facilitate removal of...
04-24-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,618
Posted By scarlson

I just don't understand why we can't all go back...

I just don't understand why we can't all go back to those pre-covid days when all the trolling on the C&V board revolved around the sale of empty boxes. Remember that? A simpler time.
04-24-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 733
Posted By non-fixie

The bike came to me with what looks like the...

The bike came to me with what looks like the original documentation: an accessories catalog, a warranty booklet, the instruction manual, a booklet on cycling safety and even the original price tag.
...
04-23-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,618
Posted By cudak888

Can the moderators let us abuse new members who...

Can the moderators let us abuse new members who aren't capable of drawing the line between sarcasm and trolling? :bike:

:D

-Kurt
04-21-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Andy_K

De-uglifiying my De Rosa

So, after about three years of open heresy, I finally decided to address one of the glaring aesthetic problems with my De Rosa. Look carefully and see if you can spot the change:

Before:
...
04-18-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By Andy_K

Sonny went over to take care of it, but he got...

Sonny went over to take care of it, but he got shot on the causeway.

I thought it was going to be like my Italian problem ó more Italian bikes keep turning up in my garage.
Forum: Foo
04-17-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,682
Posted By Hondo Gravel

72 hours after second Moderna Jab and I think I’m...

72 hours after second Moderna Jab and I think I’m over the side effects. A few days of feeling like crap is a small price for being protected. Now in about 10 days I will around 95% immunity. I hope...
04-17-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By oneclick

It's easy enough to understand if you imagine the...

It's easy enough to understand if you imagine the axle, balls, and cup as a planetary gear system.

Focus on the ball at the top of the cup.
The axle (usually) rotates clockwise as seen from the...
04-15-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,686
Posted By Pratt

Great thread! I learned a new cycling term,...

Great thread!
I learned a new cycling term, considerate.
I'm not old and slow, I'm just being considerate.
04-15-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,216
Posted By nlerner

I vote for one brifter, one barcon, and the set...

I vote for one brifter, one barcon, and the set of downtube shifters mounted but not hooked up just because.
Forum: Foo
04-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,682
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Just got second jab of Moderna

Now waiting 15 minutes then Iím out of here lol. Kind of relieved but I understand you must be careful this isnít over yet. 6 straight days of bike riding so I am spent. Perfect time for a few days...
04-13-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By jdawginsc

Rust is grey hair on a vintage bike. If you dye...

Rust is grey hair on a vintage bike. If you dye it, no one seriously believes you have grayless hair...

Clean, polish a bit, and enjoy the small bits of patina!!! Each rust spot has a story to...
04-13-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,186
Posted By C9H13N

My 2 cents - donít do anything permanent unless...

My 2 cents - donít do anything permanent unless youíre going to spring for a full repaint/powder job. IMO most paint touch ups look like crap and are worse than leaving as is.

Strip it down to the...
04-10-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,391
Posted By gugie

Update! Put a fork in it

Fork completed, and my powder coat guy turned it around in 1 day! I've never asked him for discounts or fast turnaround. I guess I've been nice enough to him that he did this for me - it helped that...
04-10-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By scarlson

You should be able to do a file, then sandpaper,...

You should be able to do a file, then sandpaper, then polish. Just go slow so you don't take off more than necessary.

If it makes you feel any better, my actual Renť Herse is full of these sorts...
04-09-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By gugie

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of...

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of the students was building just such a thing.
...
04-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,629
Posted By tyler_fred

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build,...

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build, but then I remembered the spiraling is supposed to be on the inside..
04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,629
Posted By nlerner

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.
04-08-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,623
Posted By fredlord

You want mountain bike shoes.

You want mountain bike shoes.
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By Chombi1

Most of the time, these zig zag scratches on...

Most of the time, these zig zag scratches on stems and seatlosts are caused by people that are impatient and tried to twist off the stem or sestpost from the bike, before the stem quill or sest lug...
04-08-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By styggno1

#9 ...

#9

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04-05-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By Bogester

hereís a couple of my old biking watches that...

hereís a couple of my old biking watches that took a licking and stopped ticking....
04-05-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By styggno1

#6 From todays hobby work shop ...

#6

From todays hobby work shop

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04-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By downhillmaster

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04-04-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,346
Posted By SJX426

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it...

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it is from the mid to late 1800s. It was a family watch.
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