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10-17-18, 08:36 AM
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Thanks, but my stable is already too full 🙂

Thanks, but my stable is already too full 🙂
10-16-18, 08:07 PM
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A 1988 50th Anniversary Schwinn Paramount. It...

A 1988 50th Anniversary Schwinn Paramount. It always seemed to ride like a tank. I love my 1974 Paramount, but not the '88.

Anyone want to buy the frame and Stronglight headset? 63cm c-to-t.
10-12-18, 02:51 PM
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Run a ball point pen around the race. Is it runs...

Run a ball point pen around the race. Is it runs smoothly and doesnít catch on any pitting, you're good.
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Love my Columbine, a 1984
10-04-18, 08:55 AM
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Information about a 2019 Eroica route

I see they are out with the 2019 Eroica routes. I might be interested in the 35 mile one along the coast. Can anyone familiar with that area tell me more about the route? Is there gravel? Is it along...
09-08-18, 01:55 PM
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Repainted and decals by Waterford.
08-28-18, 03:18 PM
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None really that I know of. That was what we had...

None really that I know of. That was what we had when I started cycling. I really like the aesthetic, and my handlebars feel naked without them.
08-28-18, 07:54 AM
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Obsolete, I guess, but I sure like it when I need...
08-27-18, 09:26 AM
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No, these are 27Ēóold Raleigh Super Course,...

No, these are 27Ēóold Raleigh Super Course, 63x57. Iím 6í with long femurs and short torso, and Iíve been riding this size for 40 years. Hereís another of my bikes, this one with 700c wheels; 63x59....
08-26-18, 06:38 AM
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Not silly.
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I bought this Richard Sachs this year from Proís...

I bought this Richard Sachs this year from Proís Closet in Boulder; itís a 1979. I paid $2300 for it, which may have been too much, but I donít care. I took off the Super Record parts, sold them, and...
08-10-18, 07:12 AM
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I often get headaches following longer rides. In...

I often get headaches following longer rides. In about 100% of these cases, it’s because I haven’t eaten enough. It takes me some time to catch up on food. You’d think I’d learn.
07-05-18, 11:29 AM
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Views: 1,517
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Take a thin ruler. Lay it on edge along the...

Take a thin ruler. Lay it on edge along the center of the stem, being sure that the ruler's ends extend beyond the front and back of the stem. Turn the front wheel about 45 degrees. Now, be sure...
07-01-18, 06:00 PM
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I always take the chainrings off the crankset to...

I always take the chainrings off the crankset to clean them when I’m putting on a new chain. Well, last time I did this to my wife’s bike, I loosely tightened the chainring bolts for her granny gear...
06-26-18, 05:49 AM
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Posted By bocobiking

Thanks!

Thanks!
06-25-18, 04:34 PM
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Views: 2,648
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Another reason to buy vintage: colors😉

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06-24-18, 09:06 AM
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Views: 1,332
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[QUOTE=rccardr;20409584]While I agree that you...

[QUOTE=rccardr;20409584]While I agree that you can get closer ratios/gearing jumps with a triple, especially on 6-7 speed systems, I find them a little too finicky for everyday riding. Properly set...
06-04-18, 09:45 AM
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Nope. Nor index shifting or aero brake levers, or...

Nope. Nor index shifting or aero brake levers, or non-steel bike, or indeed any bikes made after 1985. 😁
06-04-18, 08:29 AM
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Me, 71 years old, on the Elephant Rock Rde...

Me, 71 years old, on the Elephant Rock Rde yesterday in Colorado: 42 miles, 3000 feet. Ride 5000 to 5500 miles a year.
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05-25-18, 05:10 PM
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My 74 Paramount
04-23-18, 04:01 PM
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Posted By bocobiking

Why?

Why?
04-23-18, 11:26 AM
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Views: 949
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Iím 6í1Ē and was fitted with a 63x57 Raleigh...

Iím 6í1Ē and was fitted with a 63x57 Raleigh Super Course when I started riding in the 1970s. I have long femurs and short torso, and I donít like a lot of drop between saddle and bars; so the this...
04-10-18, 04:37 PM
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Views: 18,546
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Another slight correction, and another Raleigh...

Another slight correction, and another Raleigh Super Course (1974): I’m listed as having “Numerous Choices” for my ride. In reality I’ll be riding my Super Course. I recently purchased the frame...
04-04-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,544
Posted By bocobiking

I love naming my bikes. First thing I do when I...

I love naming my bikes. First thing I do when I get a new one.

1980 Raleigh Competition: Bike Noir
2005 Serotta Concours: Zebulon Bike
2003 Serotta Legend: LíEdge
1974 Schwinn Paramount:...
03-31-18, 09:23 AM
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Views: 12,100
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Sounds good. Iím bring a 1976 Raleigh Super...

Sounds good. Iím bring a 1976 Raleigh Super Course. I bought the repainted frame/fork a few months ago and built it up with some old Super Course parts I had from a previous bike, an NOS Sugino AT...
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