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08-11-22, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Plenty here to gander at when you have some time,...

Plenty here to gander at when you have some time, OP: Drillium & Restoration (http://www.flickr.com/photos/30331021@N08/albums/72157623217773330)

:)

DD
08-11-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By steelbikeguy

I'm assuming that Jon Williams' work is mentioned...

I'm assuming that Jon Williams' work is mentioned in the other thread, but if you haven't seen his flickr pages (https://www.flickr.com/photos/54616231@N04/) and all of his goodies, please check it...
08-11-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 536
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51097629312_d9...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51097629312_d9c825d20e_k.jpg
08-01-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By plonz

My opinion is you’ll do better getting into the...

My opinion is you’ll do better getting into the mid 80s where you’ll have a greater choice of quality entry-to-mid level Japanese offerings. I’d start with the Schwinn Tenax-tubed Tempo or Super...
07-31-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By branko_76

Yes, non-aero for sure. Your Comp TA is the type...

Yes, non-aero for sure. Your Comp TA is the type I am looking for, very nice bike.

Do you know any of the specs? Tubing, head and seat angles, etc.?

EDIT:...
07-05-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By hazetguy

not sure how this is relevant in the c&v forum?...

not sure how this is relevant in the c&v forum? :foo:

there is a long thread about this in the road forum: https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1254325-105-goes-di2.html
07-02-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Alleytom

My wife is amazing!!!

So I get a text from my wife yesterday:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/375x667/img_7321_86adb8717e6330ca5c5588b14b2c65a416242bcc.png

My Answer:...
06-22-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Classic cyclist

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/432x960/19839_b0656e8b3731040e6ca837fb9946ef18cfb0c24b.jpeg...
06-19-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 58,478
Posted By geomiko

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together...

Two of my favorite LBS had a group ride together last Sunday. Met a 40-year-old messenger from NOLA with maybe the prettiest fixed gear bike I've ever seen.

He ordered this Gan Well Pro track bike...
06-19-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By HabibRees1

I love it , its so original!

I love it , its so original!
06-18-22, 05:48 PM
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Views: 601,062
Posted By noobinsf

A friend of ours with a daughter the same age as...

A friend of ours with a daughter the same age as ours (but like two heads taller) asked if I could help him find a bike for her birthday. A quick look at Nextdoor turned up this bike listed for free,...
06-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By lkayser

Iím thinking carbon. i think thatís a good idea...

Iím thinking carbon. i think thatís a good idea though starting from just a stand-alone frame or frameset seems like a scary endeavor so beginning from something that has everything and then adding ...
06-16-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 861
Posted By motochick

Every bike I own has a story, this particular one is quite special....

Every bike I own has a story, some are short and simple, some are not. This story starts 21 yrs ago when we moved to a small town in Northern AZ and I saw this bike for the very first time sitting on...
06-06-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,544
Posted By nlerner

What reach do you need? I have been very...

What reach do you need?

I have been very happy with various models of Tektro recessed-mount, dual-pivot calipers. Very good value for the price. On one more modern bike, I have TRP medium-reach...
06-03-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By cb400bill

pic assist -...

pic assist - https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/25200218

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06-03-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Polaris OBark

Does the bike fit you? If it does, you might...

Does the bike fit you? If it does, you might regret selling it. Condolences on losing your dad, BTW.
05-31-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By RustyJames

We should start a bottom bracket loaner program...

We should start a bottom bracket loaner program for these scenarios since itís likely weíve all been there.

Just thinking out loudÖ
05-30-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By rccardr

The solid red and solid black are more rare than...

The solid red and solid black are more rare than the smokey ones, I think. Maybe they just figured the outrageous paint schemes would sell better?
Here are a couple that got powdercoated,...
05-29-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By seypat

I'm a lucky feller. The black one was given to me...

I'm a lucky feller. The black one was given to me by a former forum member. An outstanding person that did more for the cycling community than any other person I know of. A real ambassador for the...
05-29-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Classtime

The Turbos were sized in inches. My 24” 84 had a...

The Turbos were sized in inches. My 24” 84 had a 57cm CTC top tube which is perfect for me on many bikes and I put many miles on it including Eroica CA but I convinced myself that I had a surplus of...
05-29-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By seypat

The Iris one is close to stock except for the...

The Iris one is close to stock except for the gearing and the fork. The black one has new Dia Compe dual pivots and Microshift brifters. Both have plenty of stopping power. Don't really use the...
05-28-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Classtime

I’ve been looking at that Turbo for a while. What...

I’ve been looking at that Turbo for a while. What do you think the top tube measures CTC? Same seller has/had a SemiPro too—also tall.
BTW, I put some 28mm GP4000s on my 85 for commuting duty and...
05-28-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By seypat

That color combo is striking in the sun. Very...

That color combo is striking in the sun. Very nice riding bikes also.
05-22-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Finished the rebuild. It's much too small for me...

Finished the rebuild. It's much too small for me so I'll pass it along....
05-21-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By tfay

It's so unique and interesting. I like it

It's so unique and interesting. I like it
05-15-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Cankles

Shake down ride

First time out of the neighborhood. I am honestly impressed at the ride quality. Not even kind of twitchy with my stubby stem. Enjoying the 1x7 setup so far 42/11-28. I think the DRIFT MANIAC...
05-15-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By sd5782

85 Ironman valuation needed

Perhaps you Ironmen could give me a valuation of my 85 that I am probably going to sell. More pics and details in valuation forum.

...
05-13-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,346
Posted By Classtime

From, "where are the 19 and 20mm tires?" to...

From, "where are the 19 and 20mm tires?" to "everyone should ride at least 28s". IMO, anything more than 25mm looks pretty stupid on most any classic road racing bike with 28.6+/- main tubes and 25...
05-12-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By capnjonny

Just finished today. New stem, saddle, tires,...

Just finished today.
New stem, saddle, tires, cables,, bar tape, levers, indexed bar end shifters
Everything else cleaned inspected, polished and greased.
23.2 lb. w/o pedals...
05-01-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By branko_76

looks aerodynamic, in a 19th century sort of way

looks aerodynamic, in a 19th century sort of way
04-30-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By steelbikeguy

yeah, there's a lot of "I don't care what anyone...

yeah, there's a lot of "I don't care what anyone thinks" in that mustache!

At first I was thinking it was an Evel Knievel mustache, but a quick web search shows that Mr. Knievel was clean shaven. ...
04-30-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By nomadmax

I'll see your pedal driven prop bike and raise...

I'll see your pedal driven prop bike and raise you an ultra-light aircraft engine, with a coaster brake. A friend of mine built it out of an imported Schwinn and I got the chance to ride it. It was...
04-29-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Cycle Tourist

I snapped this one up very cheaply. The bottom...

I snapped this one up very cheaply. The bottom bracket took a hit and flattened the brazed-on cable guides. Then the cables rusted in the restricted space and that was that for it's use. The pedals...
04-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,744
Posted By bikemig

There is something just cool about a bike with 2...

There is something just cool about a bike with 2 x 5 gearing. You have to think about the gear ratios and usually make compromises. Bikes with modern gearing just don't have that problem.
04-28-22, 02:58 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By texaspandj

Heehee, guaranteed no stuck seatpost. Good one...

Heehee, guaranteed no stuck seatpost. Good one Mr. Westi.
Looks 54ish, that's bargain-priced.
04-27-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By Catnap

FS: Phil Wood Tubular Wheelset & Tires - $150

sold

sold sold sold sold sold sold sold


sold sold sold.
04-27-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By smontanaro

Backyard Bike Shindig June 26 (Evanston IL)

In Spring 2019 I hosted a small vintage bike swap meet/get-together in my backyard. (I live in Evanston IL.) We kinda froze our tushies off, but had a good time just the same. For what should be...
04-22-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By BMC_Kid

Retro-mod Build: Vintage Zullo Meets Modern Campy

I finished the re-build of my Zullo. It started out as an 8 speed SunTour Superbe Pro bike. This was a wonderful build, made with what was considered as one of the best shifting groupos of that era....
04-13-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 892
Posted By Podagrower

Cue the Miami Vice theme song, Centurion time

Needs some love, for sure. There's a little bit of surface rust where the cable holders are on the top tube. The saddle, bar tape, hoods, cables, chain (I assume), brake pads will all need to be...
04-08-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 444
Posted By tiger1964

BTW, thanks for that link to that website, very...

BTW, thanks for that link to that website, very interesting! Bookmarked for my growing list of Bike Parts Websites.
04-02-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By texaspandj

Hey Mr. Westi, that looks like a 56 to me. No...

Hey Mr. Westi, that looks like a 56 to me.
No odd number increments. However, I've noticed the early Ironman ('85, '86) tend to be a bit taller in the headtube. But the seat tube remained the same....
04-02-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By madpogue

markwesti Your 56 looks about like mine, but that...

markwesti Your 56 looks about like mine, but that smoker in LA looks smaller at the head tube. Did they make a 55?
04-02-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By Hobbiano

I'm not tex, but that looks like a 56. I have a...

I'm not tex, but that looks like a 56. I have a 54 so I'm going by the space between the top & down tubes at the head tube.
03-19-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By texaspandj

What's up Ironkids? After 5 months of...

What's up Ironkids?
After 5 months of Inactivity, I made a plan to ride 2 times a week and I did it! Yay me.
I rode with my friend Mike and it was fun. We rode our river walk for about 10 miles. I...
02-10-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By billytwosheds

It happens! I parted out an 80's De Rosa...

It happens!

I parted out an 80's De Rosa w/SR about 5 years ago, and the first respondent to the ad became a good friend. Introduced me to the local coop and have done multiple centuries together.
02-10-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By shoota

Same thing happened to me in reverse. Bought a...

Same thing happened to me in reverse. Bought a bike from a local flipper and we became good friends and rode many miles together.
02-09-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By P!N20

Villar San Costanzo in the Piedmonte region. ;)

Villar San Costanzo in the Piedmonte region. ;)
02-09-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Rage

I kinda did the reverse. Got a great deal on a...

I kinda did the reverse. Got a great deal on a new to me motorcycle years ago.
The guy that sold it to me has since become a great friend.
Howdy, Kraig!
02-05-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 735
Posted By repechage

While this is an oval chainstay there, I have...

While this is an oval chainstay there, I have removed similar dents from round section stays.

while the word of advice in The Graduate was plastics, my word is coupling nuts, in this case probably...
02-04-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,958
Posted By seypat

Here we go peeps. Stuff kept getting in the way,...

Here we go peeps. Stuff kept getting in the way, but I got er done. As close to original as I can get without the tubulars and the brake levers. I will take some pics with the tubulars and my other...
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