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08-10-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 116
Posted By T-Mar

Oh, definitely. It's not uncommon for tubes to...

Oh, definitely. It's not uncommon for tubes to distort to non-round during the brazing process. Then there's scale and cinch slot burrs, which can result in an apparently undersize tube. Most...
08-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By etherhuffer

Out to Ballard Locks via downtown Seattle ...

Out to Ballard Locks via downtown Seattle
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Elliot Bay, Mt Rainier...
08-09-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 315
Posted By bikemig

Pinarello cyclo cross bicycle 1980s

I just picked up a Pinarello cyclo cross bike. I'll add to this thread as I rebuild the bike. I've wanted to pick up a vintage cyclo cross for a while but they don't show up often. The bike is around...
08-09-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Wildwood

After the rain, a late afternoon leisurely 25...

After the rain, a late afternoon leisurely 25 miler (yesterday). Glad I live in an area with more ‘land’ than ‘concrete’.

...
08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 516
Posted By BlueDevil63

1975 Masi Gran Criterium - just acquired

I just received this. Pictures are as it came out of the box (reassembled of course). It is a CyclArt restoration and very well done. Martano rims are a nice correct touch as are the cable ends. I'll...
08-05-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 875
Posted By T-Mar

You could always claim they just fell off, on...

You could always claim they just fell off, on their own, along with Pinarello decals. :rolleyes:
08-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 899
Posted By SurferRosa

Getting your hands on nice stuff like these 1035...

Getting your hands on nice stuff like these 1035 hubs creates all sorts of problems.

Had I built up previous sets of wheels with dark rims, I wouldn't have this new fascination to do something...
08-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By gugie

If someone's Flickr is public, I don't see any...

If someone's Flickr is public, I don't see any issues sharing the link. The stuff I have on mine that I've decided is private, I set as private.
08-01-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 134,235
Posted By HPL

Colnago nuovo mexico

1986 Nuovo Mexico, Columbus "Profil" frame; Campagnolo "Super Record", "C Record", "Cobalto", "Superleggeri" mix; Regina "Oro" FW/chain; Cinelli cocpkpit; FiR/Vittoria tubs.
07-31-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By Bianchigirll

#1...

#1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) Don't buy a '80s or older steel bike because " I like vintage bikes " and upgrade it with a carbon brifter group, wheels and...
07-30-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

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Warm summer night ride out to Kopachuck State Park near Arletta, WA. So...
07-30-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By gugie

Er, uh... ...

Er, uh...

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07-29-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By RobbieTunes

Ride what you want. Want what you ride. Stick...

Ride what you want.
Want what you ride.
Stick to this rule, and be satisfied.

Like what you build.
Build what you like.
Just remember, it’s only a bike.

Oldish cool frames
Newish cool parts
07-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By ramzilla

Rules? We don't need no stinkin...

Rules? We don't need no stinkin rules...............

Seriously. The only rule about classic and vintage bikes is to get one for as little $ as possible. Put a ton of $ into it in order for it to...
07-29-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 676
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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07-29-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,340
Posted By jjames1452

Rule #1

Don't tell your wife or significant other how many or what it cost!!😄😄😄😄😄
07-28-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 134,235
Posted By speed king

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07-27-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 831
Posted By non-fixie

I don't think so. For the Italians (and the...

I don't think so.

For the Italians (and the rest of the Europeans, for that matter) the 'heroic' period in bicycle racing was when the likes of Ottavio Bottecchia, Gino Bartali, Fausto Coppi,...
07-26-20, 12:36 AM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Wildwood

Might as well keep Puget Sound area on a roll

Ride out to Ravensdale via Issa-Hobart Rd returning Cedar River Trail to Cedar Grove Rd, May Valley Rd back home. 35+ miles.

Trying for a fast ride, so just a single pic. ‘78 Mondia Super,...
07-21-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By fietsbob

Most Italian Export Frames, the shop I was in...

Most Italian Export Frames, the shop I was in sold a few Thomasellis, is they shipped painted and pretty. But ..

the final threading and prep was left to the retail shopkeeper.

That sold a...
07-21-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Andy Antipas

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great. ...

84 Nuovo Mexico. Looks Great. Rides Great.

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07-21-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By OldsCOOL

It’s because Colnago’s are so cool. ...

It’s because Colnago’s are so cool.
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07-21-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Wildwood

Italian women need more credit - ...

Italian women need more credit -
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07-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By T-Mar

I always attributed the popularity of Italian...

I always attributed the popularity of Italian racing bicycles to their racing heritage. Nothing breeds sales success like success in high level competition.

The American builders, as a collective...
07-21-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Old Fireleg

In two words: history and aesthetics This...

In two words: history and aesthetics


This is such that a Porsche may have better suspension and less likely to deteriorate. But when a Ferrari is standing next to a Porsch at the traffic light,...
07-21-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Manny66

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage...

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage associated with Made in Italy bicycles. If it won at the Vuelta, The Giro , and the Tour on a consistent basis then its Race Proven , so it must be the...
07-21-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By nomadmax

If they work for you then it's all good. I...

If they work for you then it's all good. I wouldn't trade one of my Italian built steel framed Colnagos for any carbon fiber version they make, regardless of the fact that it would probably be...
07-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Slightspeed

I think the Italian love is because it might the...

I think the Italian love is because it might the first "nice" bike many of us got, after graduating from baloon tires, three speeds and lower level "10-speeds". I did my first junior race on a heavy,...
07-21-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,272
Posted By Steel Charlie

I drank the kool-aide. I think it happened when...

I drank the kool-aide. I think it happened when I was stationed in Italy in the 60's and walking around the small town near the base I happened to look in the window of an engineering supply store...
07-20-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By scarlson

I used them on a carbon tri bike that I was going...

I used them on a carbon tri bike that I was going through for a friend. They seemed to work well. Setup was easy enough, but I've heard people whine about it. I don't think they felt any stiffer or...
07-19-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By ctmullins

Here in the Deep South, I am forced to hibernate...

Here in the Deep South, I am forced to hibernate from late June until the first week in October. I am now old enough to realize that early morning temps are bearable, but I don’t always act upon...
07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 622
Posted By retrodude

Dura Ace RD-7402 Refurbish

I been into polishing old badly scuffed up parts for a couple years now, typically I get the parts for a good deal & I really like the results. In the 80s I leaned more the campy when it came to road...
07-14-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,585
Posted By Cheseldine

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07-13-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By nlerner

Note to self: Serve Andy beer in a can the next...

Note to self: Serve Andy beer in a can the next time we’re together.
07-12-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By Drillium Dude

I was only a mile from a service station with...

I was only a mile from a service station with this particular flat, so the lack of a pump wasn't an issue - but the lack of spare tube, tire levers and patch kit meant I ended up walking nearly 12...
07-11-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By cudak888

They put the airflow measuring equipment in...

They put the airflow measuring equipment in there. Pressurized air flows in both sides and exits through a hole in the stem. In the stem, the mass molecular velocity is read by a series of variable...
07-10-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,351
Posted By P!N20

I'm going to try this again. It's also worth...

I'm going to try this again.

It's also worth noting the part numbers for g-springs changed over the years.

...................................................Left - NDS...
07-09-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By sd5782

Blasphemous Frejus content

I've posted about my Frejus here before, and have been adapting the too large frame to fit. These sorts of bikes are seldom encountered where I live. I was set on keeping it as close to stock as I...
07-09-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 134,235
Posted By Tomm Willians

1980(?) Tommaso with Campy SR 12 ...

1980(?) Tommaso with Campy SR 12
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07-07-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By T-Mar

If you want any credibility on these forums,...

If you want any credibility on these forums, you're going to have to start shooting your photos from the drive side. :innocent:
07-07-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,181
Posted By Moe Zhoost

32mm seems to be the shortest stem available...

32mm seems to be the shortest stem available these days. I really dislike the look of long stems on my vintage rims and continue to use tubes that are decades old with multiple patches just because...
07-04-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By Vince Hoffmann

so I was also concerned about that but it turns...

so I was also concerned about that but it turns out that enamel paint is very forgiving, even when dry. I bent the one below over a wood dowel with no issues....
07-03-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 387
Posted By Road Fan

dedhed , how bad are the old parts, really? It is...

dedhed , how bad are the old parts, really? It is possible to just clean it up and use it, or replace only the part of the BB that is actually worn.

​​​​Kabuki12 , I don't have the grinding skill...
07-02-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 800
Posted By Kabuki12

I am changing handlebars this weekend on my...

I am changing handlebars this weekend on my Medici and only have black in cloth. It is a 1982 so other material I suppose would be acceptable . I am going to change the cable housing at the same...
07-01-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 680
Posted By Dan Chase

And some more pics... Very happy with how...

And some more pics...

Very happy with how the groupset came out:
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Universal...
06-30-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,666
Posted By rch427

To be fair, all of my bikes are set-up with a...

To be fair, all of my bikes are set-up with a fairly tall stem and porteur bars, so that I ride in the "sit up and beg" position. Most people are in drops, or what I call the "human projectile"...
06-29-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,666
Posted By trainman999

I am of the opsite opinion of the others. Buy It...

I am of the opsite opinion of the others. Buy It ! You will be kicking yourself if you dont. If it's a Grail bike you can't use the standards of a daily rider. As this is a frame you have...
06-29-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,666
Posted By nlerner

Oh, it’ll look fine: ...

Oh, it’ll look fine:

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06-27-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 31,410
Posted By KenNC

1972 Paramount tandem: ...

1972 Paramount tandem:
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06-26-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 31,410
Posted By fishboat

1993 Trek 970, 20"frame ...

1993 Trek 970, 20"frame
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