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07-28-20, 04:21 AM
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Posted By jppe

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power. ...

Heat + Humidity + Older= Lower VO2 & Power.

Just keep your HR down a little lower and keep pedaling!
07-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 755
Posted By Chombi1

What's scary about those cracks is it can...

What's scary about those cracks is it can literally be just the tip 9f the iceberg, where there's actually a lot more damage within the crank, under the surface, not visible from the...
07-27-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 908
Posted By big john

Have you been checked for asthma or other lung...

Have you been checked for asthma or other lung issues? They (docs) say I have asthma and/or COPD. I used the Treligy inhaler for a while 2 years ago and now I use Albuterol before a longer ride and...
06-29-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By T.McD.

A few more pictures...

Here are some clearer shots of the BB. Also removed the fork and found no markings other than the dropout as shown. Look forward to your comments....
06-29-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By T.McD.

A fellow early riser. Excellent reply and...

A fellow early riser. Excellent reply and excellent advice. I have a crank puller on order. Since this is my first attempt at stripping and rebuilding, I am purchasing a lot of tools. Regarding...
06-29-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By mech986

Go down to local Pep Boys and buys some...

Go down to local Pep Boys and buys some Evaporust, consider checking website for 25% off order and pickup locally. Do a search on how to use evaporust on bike frames if you are looking to remove the...
06-28-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for these new and...

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thanks very much for these new and improved photo images; they shuold prove a big help for readers wishing to give you information regarding the frame

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crown appears to show a clear...
06-28-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By Charles Wahl

I can make out "CAMPAGNOLO" on the rear...

I can make out "CAMPAGNOLO" on the rear drive-side dropout, and the fork crown does indeed have tangs on the fork blades; both excellent signs of build quality, along with the Campagnolo Record...
06-27-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By T.McD.

a few more pictures

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/bottom_bracket_joint_dc45698b7743266a86a33d5f0b70f80eba18b7cf.jpg...
06-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By juvela

----- wrt crown - BOCAMA offered a...

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wrt crown -

BOCAMA offered a pattern with this keyhole opening also

its hayday was the 1960's

Andy Bertin & Ron Kitching stocked it as MILREMO brand
06-26-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By T.McD.

A fellow Marine and a fellow believer. I look...

A fellow Marine and a fellow believer. I look forward to the discussion. Definitely will attempt the build back. I've stripped most of the parts and have spent time cleaning and polishing the...
06-26-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Charles Wahl

Sometimes the aluminum shifter stop with square...

Sometimes the aluminum shifter stop with square hole seems to be on the small side (better that than too large!) and if the braze-on is liberally painted, you either have to (measure and) file the...
06-26-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By easyupbug

I am not a flipper but have bought two bikes in...

I am not a flipper but have bought two bikes in Portland to keep them from hipster fixie hell and this eases my mind as does Spaghetti Legs having a nice Tommasini on C&V Sales here for a good price...
06-26-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 441
Posted By sloar

De Rosa update.

No luck selling the De Rosa so Iíve been riding it. I normally like to ride frames with a seattube of 56-57cm and toptube of 55-56cm. But at 5í9Ē on paper I should ride a 54cm. Iím starting to get...
06-26-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By cudak888

Nope, those look a lot better... :P Reminds...

Nope, those look a lot better... :P

Reminds me, I have to post an update about them from yesterday. All have 38-40t chainrings now, though I'm trying to get 40 or 39's on them. Turns out they'll...
06-26-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By cudak888

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone...

I'm not about to throw stereotypes at someone over a bike - but I will point out that the owner has put the bike equivalent of truck nuts on the back of the saddle, and that's sinworthy.

-Kurt
06-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By USAZorro

Not just the stem. The saddle and the crankset...

Not just the stem. The saddle and the crankset are the only components with even a hint of appeal.
06-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By non-fixie

All of those parts may have their place...

All of those parts may have their place somewhere, but this combination is rather unsuccessful. :(
06-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,232
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Posted By smontanaro

I've mentioned this Turin-branded Eisentraut...

I've mentioned this Turin-branded Eisentraut Limited (https://flic.kr/s/aHsmLAJgT5) bike elsewhere on the forum before (s/n 75T005, currently built up using parts from the bin), but finally took it...
06-26-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By iab

There are some used ones on Craigslist, but they...

There are some used ones on Craigslist, but they are kind of gross.

https://chicago.craigslist.org/search/sss?query=bathtub&sort=rel
06-26-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By malcala622

Years ago I saw a Masi frameset with a chainring...

Years ago I saw a Masi frameset with a chainring like this at a swapmeet. The seller modified it that way.

I dont know why he did it.. i was too infuriated to ask.
06-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By tgenec86

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a...

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a manicured full beard, flannel shirt, skinny jeans and narrow leather fashion boots who smells of latte and watered down craft beer.

Or am I being...
06-26-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By SJX426

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at...

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at simplicity.
06-26-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,578
Posted By cudak888

Seen it before. It's a fixie culture thing. ...

Seen it before. It's a fixie culture thing.

Nothing like having two sets of chains to get your trousers caught in and a pedal that requires Loctite.

-Kurt
06-25-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By styggno1

Thanks! I would better add that I got all...

Thanks!

I would better add that I got all parts, except the frame of course, for this build in the 80ies and 90ies... The Mafac boxes where laying in the hundreds at a shop here in Stockholm....
06-25-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By styggno1

Tipsy build thread - hot summer Monark 90320 Super Continental

I have had my fair share of Crescent 92320 and Monark 90320 thru the years. They are somewhat of a staple vintage race bike over here in Sweden. I believe this is my 19: th...

Before getting this...
06-24-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,863
Posted By Doug Fattic

Your bicycle was probably bought as a frame only...

Your bicycle was probably bought as a frame only right after the bike boom that started right after 1970. Before that time a "10 speed" bike was pretty rare in the US. The lack of braze-ons and...
06-23-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By SammyJ

Did something I've never done before

While spinning at 70-75 RPM, I reached down grabbed my water bottle, drank, and returned it. Never broke cadence.
06-22-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15,841
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Posted By zukahn1

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I...

Cleaning out some stuff I found a set of bar's I had completely forgotten about turns out while not high end they gave my MT-200 the littler bit of room I needed to make the bike comfortable. Put...
06-22-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By horatio

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my...

Had a great Fathers Day. Rode 20 miles with my oldest son yesterday. He’s now the father of two.
06-22-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By ascherer

We have four. Two each from our previous...

We have four. Two each from our previous marriages, they range from 23 to 29. I'm blessed that they enjoy each other and are local, and they conspired to to pay a surprise visit yesterday. It was a...
06-22-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By merziac

Day after report. My only and I often go on...

Day after report.

My only and I often go on an "epic" ride but hadn't in a while. He was all in for a good ride and I had planned a longish one nearby.

He shows up and asks if we can help a...
06-21-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By rccardr

SO HAPPY got to spend the day with my daughter,...

SO HAPPY got to spend the day with my daughter, SiL and grandkids, wife and sister along the Potomac at Purse State Park.
Really a lovely day, with the kids playing in the water and us being...
06-21-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By Kabuki12

Thanks Ben. I face timed with my daughter after...

Thanks Ben. I face timed with my daughter after my morning ride. I miss having her with me on our rides, but the memories are always there. I hope you had a great day with your daughter. Joe
06-21-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By 2cam16

Thanks Ben! And to you and all the others out...

Thanks Ben! And to you and all the others out there as well!
My Father's Day gift came a week early when my one and only graduated Summa *** Laude from UCI. Before that she got inducted into Phi...
06-21-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By John E

We just had takeout lunch across the living room...

We just had takeout lunch across the living room with my younger son and his fiancee at their condo. Next on the agenda is to visit my elder son's family after our little grandsons (pictured in their...
06-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15,841
Views: 1,634,121
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, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By Chrisb1216

Thanks. I received some cards and my kids got me...

Thanks. I received some cards and my kids got me Peanut M&Ms which are my favorite sweet treat. But the best gift is just being with family.

And Xiaoman1, yes I made sure to call my dad.
06-21-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By ryansu

Right back at cha! I am hanging out with my...

Right back at cha! I am hanging out with my Daughter this evening and I am looking forward to it. Last year it was a short bike ride for to breakfast with her (my suggestion), this year it will be...
06-21-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
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.

...
06-21-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Got one daughter home from college and the other...

Got one daughter home from college and the other one went back to finish up her school teaching business for the year in nearby Seattle. She'd been home since March zooming her classes and I think...
06-21-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By clubman

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be...

I'm tuning up my wife's bike and then I'll be grilling striploin for a lobster risotto paired with a full bodied Spanish red. My son anted up some Glenfiddich and my daughter bought me Go-Pro...
06-21-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By BFisher

Happy Father's Day

Got a great ride in today with my wife, and received these cool T-shirts after....
06-21-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By noglider

Thank you, and I wish the same to you and all the...

Thank you, and I wish the same to you and all the fathers here. One of my kids is visiting with their new wife. My daughter in law is not an experienced cyclist, and I recently converted her bike...
06-21-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 402
Posted By xiaoman1

Wishing All Dads and future Dads A Happy Fathers Day

To All,
In these times of uncertainty, we can always be fond of our families. I have been enjoying the last few months with my daughter since she came back from NYC...I could not be happier and to...
06-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,153
Posted By rccardr

Let’s back up a step or two here. First off,...

Let’s back up a step or two here.

First off, the real value is in the frame. Everything else from that model and period is a compromise.
So, yes, a 130OLD wheelset will fit just fine. No need...
06-17-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By randyjawa

Thank you so much, mech986! That sort of answer...

Thank you so much, mech986! That sort of answer is exactly what I am looking for. To that add that I agree with just about everything said and am impressed with the hand writing expert thing. I took...
06-14-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,101
Posted By randyjawa

I sometimes think that there is a bicycle deity...

I sometimes think that there is a bicycle deity somewhere, smiling down on me. One of the things I need is a set of non-anodized rims and I am pretty sure that my choices, due to the vintage of the...
06-13-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,338
Posted By Road Fan

Hey, Bill! Same for me with an...

Hey, Bill!

Same for me with an International, PX-10, and a 1969 Raleight Competition. Matching size, condition, completeness and cost are hard to do! I just have to build my PX-10 in-a-box!
06-13-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,338
Posted By Road Fan

I recall these originally equipped with Brooks...

I recall these originally equipped with Brooks Pro saddles, though this may have been a later upgrade. I would call it a plausible replacement - if an original Pro was damaged and needed replacement,...
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