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10-12-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,056
Posted By SurferRosa

See rule 5. https://www.velominati.com/

See rule 5.

https://www.velominati.com/
10-11-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By mkeller234

Fair enough. Iíll give it a shot

Fair enough. Iíll give it a shot
09-27-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By VRJAKE

Been away for a week, so bumping it up to see if...

Been away for a week, so bumping it up to see if anyone new is interested. Thanks for everyone's indulgence.

...
09-25-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 802
Posted By SurferRosa

Or Soma for $43. ...

Or Soma for $43.

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/soma-derailleur-cage-threaded-set-2790#attr=3684
09-20-22, 06:45 PM
09-20-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,303
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Ha! No way you can keep it at 2 or 3 bikes....

Ha! No way you can keep it at 2 or 3 bikes. Everyone who goes down this road will end up with as many bikes and frames as there is garage space to keep them :lol:
09-19-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By panzerwagon

We should finally rename the site to this. Joined...

We should finally rename the site to this. Joined with only two bikes. Now...? <shudder>
09-16-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By Lattz

Do you want to say you haven't read the safety...

Do you want to say you haven't read the safety decal which happens to be there: "rim subject to wear" :D
09-16-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By Lattz

pic assist, although you were 2 posts away from...

pic assist, although you were 2 posts away from making it :)
Anyhow... its a nice bike, congrats!! It has many things we like over here minus more photos... but for an introduction, plus point for...
09-16-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By curiousabe

Found a new in package left lever for 70 eur,...

Found a new in package left lever for 70 eur, this should do the trick :)

...
09-15-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 963
Posted By nlerner

I'm disappointed by the lack of a toaster. ...

I'm disappointed by the lack of a toaster.
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09-10-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,802,434
Posted By rogerm3d

After years of riding with an assortment of...

After years of riding with an assortment of equipment I finally upgraded to Campagnolo ergopowers and I am a convert. Frame is from 1989 (I think?) and uses Columbus...
09-10-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 13,859
Posted By Bianchigirll

do you do facebook? There is a treasure trove of...

do you do facebook? There is a treasure trove of Bianchi catalogs and other good stuff in my photo albums.

Funny I almost replied 73 parallel just as goof but turns out thatís what it is for...
09-10-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By VRJAKE

Cycles Toussaint Randonneur Bike for Sale

Posting for a friend - can vouch that this bike is in excellent condition, very well cared for:

Cycles Toussaint Velo Routier frameset, 54cm seat tube x 55cm top tube, classic low trail (30mm)...
09-09-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By etherhuffer

Vintage if Not Classic/NPR Story

https://wamu.org/story/22/08/26/this-spring-man-donates-bicycles-to-afghan-refugees/

Heard this on NPR this AM. When I think back to my first bike in 1963, I remember what an ENORMOUS day that...
09-05-22, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By billytwosheds

1985 Bruce Gordon Racing find

Taking ownership of a bike that's done many miles, races, adventures or whathaveyou is one of the most fun parts of collecting old steel.

Happened to be fishing on CL and saw this within an hour...
09-05-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,794
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale: 1957 Peugeot PL-50 Randonneur

Simply put I have too many bicycles, and the time has come to thin the herd. I enjoy riding and restoring them, and I'm out of room. I bought this bicycle off French eBay and I finished restoring it...
09-04-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By Dylansbob

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums...

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums over rando bars.


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08-26-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 868
Posted By gugie

I think it's "Che cosa potrebbe andare storto,"...

I think it's "Che cosa potrebbe andare storto," but my Italian is poor and rusty.
08-26-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 868
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the...

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the look and comfortable ride of a classic bike and the lightweight of a carbon bike. My Look KG96 with Shimano 600 tricolor groupset.
...
08-24-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 665
Posted By tkamd73

I would recreate with a better frame, possibly an...

I would recreate with a better frame, possibly an old Schwinn like this:
Tim

...
08-23-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 887
Posted By Roger M

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x838/screenshot_20220823_134543_google_255f358beb32288f7e727b7cf9ee513d6c89057a.jpg

I believe you need fifty posts to get out of newbie...
08-22-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 167,177
Posted By bear_a_bug

I think this fits here - 1973 Zeus Competition...

I think this fits here - 1973 Zeus Competition with 32mm tires, 48/32 crankset and a 14-30 7 speed freewheel. Got some help from gugie over the winter spreading the rear triangle from 120 to 128.
...
08-17-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,200
Posted By unworthy1

"...but this one goes to eleven, y'see..." ...

"...but this one goes to eleven, y'see..."
;)
08-15-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 167,177
Posted By CityParkCruiser

I've also got this rando bike - I customized a...

I've also got this rando bike - I customized a 1981 710 and repainted it. This one is for sale now, too....
08-15-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 579
Views: 167,177
Posted By CityParkCruiser

And here's some pics of the as found/purchased...

And here's some pics of the as found/purchased condition:
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7904_c205b5cb3e3e199197d1fd55f6170dfe9c21e303.jpeg...
08-14-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By wrk101

Wish I had a picture, but the scummiest bike for...

Wish I had a picture, but the scummiest bike for sale I ever saw was a Specialized Allez Pro at a Play it Again Sports store. The very large price tag was in a strange spot, none of their other bikes...
08-12-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,649
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Get a 14-25 9 speed cassette. The end cog is...

Get a 14-25 9 speed cassette.
The end cog is specific for that position since it has a built in spacer.

14-15-16-17-18-19-21-23-25
You probably want to drop the 18T.
08-12-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 611
Posted By repechage

my wife could ride this and use the top tube as a...

my wife could ride this and use the top tube as a roll bar.
08-08-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I'll second not using electrical tape. It will...

I'll second not using electrical tape. It will compress and slide between the layers quite easily over time and with stress. Andy
08-08-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By cyccommute

The Tubus clamps are far better than normal vinyl...

The Tubus clamps are far better than normal vinyl coated P-clamps. They mount very solidly and arenít likely to move like P-clamps do. They come with a friction tape for the install so use that...
08-04-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 725
Posted By 52telecaster

That is how tall seatposts we're back in the day....

That is how tall seatposts we're back in the day. I would question whether a 58cm frame actually fits you if you need that much post showing on a level top tube frame.
08-02-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By 79pmooney

Pro Miyata & thanks to Hazetguy!

The rusted sky blue Pro Miyata Hazetguy posted for sale three weeks ago is up and running. Took it out for 40 flattish miles. Wow! Best race bike I've ever ridden. The ride - no bad habits,...
08-02-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By USAZorro

How is this C & V?

How is this C & V?
08-02-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 974
Posted By thinktubes

https://c.tenor.com/pC5z4PqhS_UAAAAC/clutch-move-i...

https://c.tenor.com/pC5z4PqhS_UAAAAC/clutch-move-in-before-the-lock.gif
08-02-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By DiegoFrogs

With the right stem and handlebars, you can...

With the right stem and handlebars, you can probably get a comfortable fit.
07-29-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By sloar

The Campy guides worked really good. I was able...

The Campy guides worked really good. I was able to keep the original bolts....
07-26-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By 1964Supersport

My 1964 Supersport, a work in progress.

I had someone ask me to post a picture of my 1964 Schwinn Supersport. I've had this bike since I was 10, I'm 67 now. Im really surprised I was big enough to ride it when I got it....
07-23-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,253
Posted By randyjawa

I like to find bikes at the dump - but...

My youngest daughter and I go to the dump, to scavenge, a couple of times a week. Needless to say, I look for old road bikes (there was a youth's Glider road bike there today, a Fuji mountain bike...
07-22-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,439
Posted By merziac

I assume they didn't no matter what, I want to...

I assume they didn't no matter what, I want to see for myself, that's why I take them out and make certain it is done correctly.

If it wasn't done correctly or is seized, damaged, worn and ignored...
07-22-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By ThermionicScott

Sounds like you just need a handlebar bag. ;)

Sounds like you just need a handlebar bag. ;)
07-21-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Murray Missile

I liked it but I really didn't ride it that long...

I liked it but I really didn't ride it that long as I have other two Champion No. 2 bikes that have much better paint and graphics plus a couple Tenax framed Super Sports to build. I also went on a...
07-21-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,439
Posted By sd5782

Moved to “Politics and Religion”.

Moved to “Politics and Religion”.
07-21-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd....

Campy C record 1st Gen uses 109 mm , 135 bcd. Later iterations with the shield logo use 111 mm but would probably be OK on a 109.
07-21-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By LittleGinseng

FS: Suntour Cyclone Derailleurs F/R w/ Shifters

NOS Cyclone RD-6000 rear derailleur w/ DO hanger________ Package Price $125 shipped PayPal f/f
NOS Cyclone LD-3700 clamp-on shift levers w/ hardware
Lightly used Cyclone FD-3360(?) Braze-On front...
07-21-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,439
Posted By leftthread

Include a fifth category: fixed cup removal only...

Include a fifth category: fixed cup removal only to install a cartridge bb.
07-21-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ +1, added data point - I just tried a...

^^^^ +1, added data point - I just tried a wheelset with 700x28s on an '86 Tempo (Tenax) frameset, ample room, esp. in front. I estimate 32s would clear the chainstays, if only just.
07-21-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 356
Posted By Murray Missile

I had 700 X 28's on an '84 Tempo which is the...

I had 700 X 28's on an '84 Tempo which is the same frame IIRC and I think I could have slipped 32's on it. I no longer have it or I'd test fit some 32's in it for you.
07-21-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Dylansbob

I have a set that I put ~$15 of Sugru on, ...

I have a set that I put ~$15 of Sugru on, filling in the platform. I'll try to find where they are and take a pic...

They're one of my favorite thrift finds. First I found the left pedal...
07-20-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,261
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, it's one more, isn't it? ...

Well, it's one more, isn't it?

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