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01-14-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,643
Posted By embankmentlb

Over the last year I have made an intentional...

Over the last year I have made an intentional move away from Brifters and even indexed shifting in most cases. I have several bikes in my stable.
I have really enjoyed it. Even single pivot brakes...
01-14-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,643
Posted By embankmentlb

Not a fan of these retro styled new bikes. They...

Not a fan of these retro styled new bikes. They fail to have the quality and workmanship expected in an old machine. Often they donít have the features one would expect on a nice new bike. I poor...
12-26-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,861
Posted By embankmentlb

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A little bit of new and a little bit of old. 87...
12-26-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
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The Cannondale is on and It works great!
12-15-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,314
Posted By embankmentlb

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Purchased this 3rensho in 2020 after looking for...
12-11-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,314
Posted By embankmentlb

2020 I came to the realization that I like down...

2020 I came to the realization that I like down tube shifters and can totally live without brifters.
12-11-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,391
Posted By embankmentlb

Spd pedals / shoes and the iPhone are the...

Spd pedals / shoes and the iPhone are the greatest advancements to the bicycle in the last 30 years.
Been back and forth with the latest and greatest gear. By choice almost all my bikes have shiny...
11-13-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,248
Posted By embankmentlb

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Much Ofmega goodness here!
10-06-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By embankmentlb

I believe it has its own page. Will do my best to...

I believe it has its own page. Will do my best to post it.
10-05-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By embankmentlb

Thank you! ...

Thank you!
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10-05-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By embankmentlb

I remember ordering water bottles and possibly...

I remember ordering water bottles and possibly bottle cages maybe even a tee shirt from Performance. I could not afford any of the nice parts or frames. They were all the stuff of dreams back then....
10-05-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By embankmentlb

Performance Fall/Winter 1985-86

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Many fond memories...
09-28-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By embankmentlb

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I purchased this bike almost 20 years ago. The...
09-27-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 14,589
Posted By embankmentlb

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09-24-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By embankmentlb

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Just one more page.
09-24-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By embankmentlb

Fall 1989 Performance Catalogue

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09-24-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,902
Posted By embankmentlb

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My current favorite. 3Rensho aerodynamics with 6400.
09-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,106
Posted By embankmentlb

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed...

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed bikes. I am finding the 6 & 7 speed stuff for 126 is as good or better in many ways.
I find myself shifting one cog at a time instead of 2 and getting...
09-19-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By embankmentlb

Perhaps someone skipped their meds this morning.

Perhaps someone skipped their meds this morning.
09-19-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,915
Posted By embankmentlb

TdF Winner Bike Discussion

Looks like Colnagoís first victory at Le Tour & how long for Campy?
Super cool!
09-16-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,431
Posted By embankmentlb

Reminds me of a $300 bicycle back in the day....

Reminds me of a $300 bicycle back in the day. Stamped dropouts, unremarkable fork crown, iffy workmanship, off brand components, token Campy rear mech so they can claim Campagnolo drive train but it...
09-09-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,467
Posted By embankmentlb

Yes, Triomphe and Victory are beautiful group...

Yes, Triomphe and Victory are beautiful group sets. It works well also, well as good as anything Campy did back in the 80s.
09-09-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 54,773
Posted By embankmentlb

I just love this! I wish there was interest in c...

I just love this! I wish there was interest in c & v here in north ga.
09-03-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By embankmentlb

I will do some more inspecting over the weekend...

I will do some more inspecting over the weekend to see just how loose the tire actually is. I feel pretty lucky that I decided to cut my ride short.
09-02-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By embankmentlb

Or 10 Yes!

Or 10 Yes!
09-02-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,494
Posted By embankmentlb

Your Favorite Classic Road Group & Why

What is your favorite C & V road group and why? I donít have one single group that does it all for me. I am riding a new to me 6400 7 speed equipped 3Rensho that I am enjoying. C-record, 7700 also...
09-01-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,654
Posted By embankmentlb

I donít begrudge anyone for wanting the latest...

I donít begrudge anyone for wanting the latest carbon disc through axel 22 speed bike. More power to them.
I however have been around bikes for 45 years. It all about selling people something new...
08-26-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,415
Posted By embankmentlb

I canít stand Colnago bikes. The 70ís models...

I canít stand Colnago bikes.
The 70ís models are fine but after that there is nothing for me. I am sure they are build well but the paint is so ugly.
These airbrushed graphics? Geo paint?
I...
08-09-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,675
Posted By embankmentlb

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08-09-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,592
Posted By embankmentlb

For all those who are following this story, I...

For all those who are following this story, I switched out the chain once again. Now I have an 8 speed SRAM chain. The front works great and the rear now works great. I feel very happy with the...
07-29-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By embankmentlb

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for...

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for an era that rightly or wrongly was being replaced. It was built to last forever and work in the worst conditions. Reliability was the mark of...
07-28-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,592
Posted By embankmentlb

Chain update! I replaced the old ultra chain with...

Chain update! I replaced the old ultra chain with a nos 5-6 speed Regina that I had stored away. Although I have only tried it on the stand, it looks like the skating problem is solved. The Regina...
07-27-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,529
Posted By embankmentlb

One thing to note. Not all frames that came...

One thing to note. Not all frames that came through TSD had the TSD logo on the brake bridge. At least for Guerciotti frames , many only had the TSD sticker with serial number to ID them as a TSD...
07-19-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 120,821
Posted By embankmentlb

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Spent the morning cleaning and tuning my old...
03-22-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,601
Posted By embankmentlb

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like...

Your bike turned out super nice! I really like that blue color.
Attached is the the original team bike. We picked the colors to stand out in the peloton. To make things worse most of the team added...
02-07-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,701
Posted By embankmentlb

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01-31-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,516
Posted By embankmentlb

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My favorite!
01-28-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,435
Posted By embankmentlb

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LeMonster 1986!
01-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 2,239,925
Posted By embankmentlb

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This is my old GT that I bought new in 88 or 89. I...
08-23-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,601
Posted By embankmentlb

That is awesome! I am also emotionally...

That is awesome!
I am also emotionally invested in your Guerciotti. It is great that this situation has worked out for the best.
Please keep us posted on the progress.
08-20-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,601
Posted By embankmentlb

I Agree. It looks like the bottom bracket area...

I Agree. It looks like the bottom bracket area has been re-sprayed. Possibly the paint was not compatible with the original finish causing the crazing. The dent in the chain stay is a bit of an odd...
08-19-19, 11:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,601
Posted By embankmentlb

The bike and the jersey are part of the original...

The bike and the jersey are part of the original team kit from the North Georgia Wheelman team. There were 10 to 15 of these custom painted bikes ordered from TSD. I designed the jersey and picked...
08-19-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,601
Posted By embankmentlb

I agree with what was stated above, check the...

I agree with what was stated above, check the inside of the bottom bracket. It may only be bad paint....
11-14-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By embankmentlb

The Athena, Chorus & C-record groups was the last...

The Athena, Chorus & C-record groups was the last of the classic Campagnolo groups. They were built to last forever. That came at a penalty regarding weight & function but it was rock solid. Bikes...
01-10-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,099
Posted By embankmentlb

Oh, That was my favorite era in cycling. "The...

Oh, That was my favorite era in cycling. "The english invasion" John Tesh's coverage of The Tour & Paris Rubix was very dramatic but good. I remember mail ordering a cassette tape of the first music...
06-08-08, 02:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 53,123
Posted By embankmentlb

This is a Vista i just picked up. It has to be an...

This is a Vista i just picked up. It has to be an 81-82 model based on the components. This is a mid level bike. Vista also made a Dura-Ace equipped model.
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