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06-02-20, 03:58 AM
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Posted By oneclick

I don't know if this belongs here, or in the...

I don't know if this belongs here, or in the are-you-looking-for-one-of-these, or the show-me-artsy-photos thread.

But anyway, enjoy:
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05-31-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 140,328
Posted By smontanaro

Sorry, "they" being what? I found the Veloflex...

Sorry, "they" being what? I found the Veloflex Vlaanderen tubulars on my Griffon to ride fantastically today. :)

I made this plea in another long-running thread, but I'll make it here as well. If...
05-28-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,268
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

machinist42 I shudder every time I see evidence...

machinist42 I shudder every time I see evidence of "just 'cleaned' it [aka hosed it off] for Craigslist sale". That bike needs to be rescued. Seller posts a bunch of rubbish "specs" text but knows...
05-26-20, 06:34 PM
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Posted By thumpism

And it's back, for only slightly less than twice...

And it's back, for only slightly less than twice the price in the original ad. But this time you get a drive side photo.

"Just no time for it right now & trying to de clutter." Nice touch for a...
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-22-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 80,586
Posted By BFisher

Well, the rain let up for a few minutes so I went...

Well, the rain let up for a few minutes so I went out and snapped a few pics.

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05-22-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,112
Posted By cudak888

Is there something wrong with high-quality,...

Is there something wrong with high-quality, comfortable commuter bikes?

Bicycles of this description are naturally going to become more popular in the US when this society finally comes around to...
05-21-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 56,306
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Don't worry - I posted in the Wacky thread, too! ...

Don't worry - I posted in the Wacky thread, too!

Never seen this approach before: Stuck Seatpost...
05-21-20, 02:46 PM
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Views: 80,586
Posted By BFisher

My early birthday gift from my wife. Shocked my...

My early birthday gift from my wife. Shocked my socks off. I had no idea. Looks like an '82 maybe. Repaint at some point, but a pretty nice job, not perfect. There were a few small bubbling/rust...
05-21-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By SurferRosa

. https://youtu.be/f7-8cI17Lgg .

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05-19-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 140,328
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

As best I know, I never have. I've been away...

As best I know, I never have. I've been away from NH since mid-March, but I've not received any notification from Amazon saying that it shipped. I still feel as if I made out well in this instance....
05-16-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By ericy

Here is Gracie looking pretty relaxed: ...

Here is Gracie looking pretty relaxed:


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Gracie looking pretty relaxed.
05-16-20, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Clang

Schwinn Super Sport - $250 (Cottage Grove, MN) ...

Schwinn Super Sport - $250 (Cottage Grove, MN)
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/wsh/bik/d/cottage-grove-schwinn-super-sport/7123638644.html
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05-15-20, 11:30 PM
05-15-20, 06:55 PM
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Posted By deux jambes

Iíve yet to fall for the cute dog trick. But my...

Iíve yet to fall for the cute dog trick. But my cat was a misplaced rehoming ad. No kidding. She was listed in ďBike Parts.Ē
05-15-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,550
Views: 140,328
Posted By L134

Right and Iím sorry, I wasnít really expecting...

Right and Iím sorry, I wasnít really expecting anyone to do the digging for me, I just thought maybe somebody already had a line on a good buy. I think most of my best buys on tubulars have...
05-15-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 375
Posted By cdaniels

This is my current Rossin Record ...

This is my current Rossin Record

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05-14-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,268
Posted By Last ride 76

Somebody shoot me... I can't stand this thread...

Somebody shoot me... I can't stand this thread today. this was the last straw.🤦
05-11-20, 06:15 PM
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Views: 537,312
Posted By J.Higgins

They look good, though.

They look good, though.
05-11-20, 06:07 PM
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Views: 537,312
Posted By mkeller234

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot...

Got some SKS longboards for my Lotus. I forgot how much I hate installing fenders.

...
05-10-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,174
Posted By dddd

Assuming here that the OP had the remover fully...

Assuming here that the OP had the remover fully threaded in to the bottom of the threading, so indication of a well-stuck arm would be unusual torque needed and still not breaking the arm free.
...
05-08-20, 11:35 PM
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Views: 194,694
Posted By branko_76

soaking up the afternoon Spring sun..

soaking up the afternoon Spring sun..
05-08-20, 04:22 PM
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Posted By alexihnen

Banesto

This is cool. (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/233522968073518/)
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05-07-20, 04:24 PM
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Views: 194,694
Posted By Redhatter

Well, I didn't think we'd be getting a pet at all...

Well, I didn't think we'd be getting a pet at all after Emma past away in 2008Ö our lifestyles had changed to the point that whilst we could look after one, it wasn't ideal.

On Monday, my...
05-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,723
Posted By steelbikeguy

I've been doing more cloth tape lately... ...

I've been doing more cloth tape lately... usually Tressostar.
Here's my attempt at a Harlequin wrap. Much harder to make it look good than I expected!
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05-07-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,268
Posted By retroman57

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/fort-bragg-...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/fort-bragg-cinelli-sc-1973-all/7120144734.html
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Views: 447
Posted By YankeeInTX

😁😁😁😁😁

😁😁😁😁😁
05-06-20, 06:50 AM
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Views: 140,328
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I carry a can of Vittoria Pit Stop with me on all...

I carry a can of Vittoria Pit Stop with me on all my rides, tubular and clincher. About the size of a large CO2 inflator but much lighter. It will seal and inflate the tire at the same time. ...
05-04-20, 10:57 AM
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Views: 194,694
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Latest addition to the Bottecchia household. ...

Latest addition to the Bottecchia household.

Her mom is a feral cat that decided to give birth in the backyard of one of my daughterís friend. Who could resist this cute face.

We have not...
05-02-20, 07:54 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

I actually communicated with her to not take the...

I actually communicated with her to not take the first bid and to come on here. She ended up looking at some ebay prices for things, and saw some value in it.
05-01-20, 08:29 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

If that CampI water bottle wasn’t missing the lid...

If that CampI water bottle wasn’t missing the lid that would be a great deal.
05-01-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Classtime

Tubulars are so very C&V. I didn't realize that...

Tubulars are so very C&V. I didn't realize that taping was so Vintage. I'll stop looking down on tapers.
Also, It is really hard no to Like hazetguy's posts.
05-01-20, 06:39 AM
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Views: 2,940,529
Posted By Retrogrouch731

I have known about and admired this Serotta for...

I have known about and admired this Serotta for over a decade. I've seen it often hanging up in a garage along one of my main riding routes. One day, while riding by the house, I noticed several...
04-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

This cat found its way into my basement. ...

This cat found its way into my basement.

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04-28-20, 08:31 PM
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Views: 2,636
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/Bw6PR7V.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/Bw6PR7V.jpg

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04-28-20, 04:33 AM
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Posted By jimmuller

Good point, never tried it though because I've...

Good point, never tried it though because I've always had a spare tubular rim sitting around.

Tubulars fit on a 700c clincher rim well enough to ride when the situation requires it. I mentioned...
04-27-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 56,306
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Posted By harrism

Beg to differ. At the age of five, I addressed a...

Beg to differ. At the age of five, I addressed a letter to my grandparents in Durham, NC, and spelled it "durm," without zip code. It was delivered. Of course, Durham was only 75 miles away, so the...
04-26-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,088
Posted By Road Fan

I'll join in as wingman - I used to have the bad...

I'll join in as wingman - I used to have the bad habit of going around my bike with the set of combination wrenches and feel for looseness a few weeks after I had built a bike. I usualy felt some...
04-26-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By Stronglight56

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Our cats rabbits & dog.
04-24-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,139
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

RIDE REPORT: Well, I think the first errant...

RIDE REPORT:

Well, I think the first errant semi-pothole / crevice in the road let me know that the new rims mean business. What would normally be a still-alarming whomp with the MA2s would...
04-23-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 559
Posted By verktyg

Early 70's Chrome Plated Gitane Gran Sport

SCREAMS FRENCH!

It's an early 70's Gitane Gran Sport that someone put a lot of work and money into. I worked at 2 Gitane dealers BITD. Assembled, sold and worked on a ton of them plus owned...
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Views: 454
Posted By Tautatis

Bicycles are the new toilet paper in Australia

I thought you would enjoy this piece though not C&V topic. See Guardian's "Bicycles are the new toilet paper" in Australia...
04-20-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By Fat Tire Trader

This was Rosie last summer when she was still a...

This was Rosie last summer when she was still a kitten

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04-20-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By gaucho777

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49799852821_24...

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04-20-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,355
Posted By randyjawa

Based on recent experience, it is not hard to...

Based on recent experience, it is not hard to social distance in the situation at all. Only a few days ago, after two or three days of computer hunting, I bought a mid-sixties Torpado Professional......
04-20-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,726
Views: 2,216,727
Posted By pcb

'74 Harry Quinn Slightly Re-tooled

This frame has been restomod for a while, but had silvery wheels that looked a bit more vintage. Rear was 11-30t, I wondered why I hadn't gone wider, since the bike is heavy enough that a 27" low...
04-20-20, 12:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 965
Posted By m_sasso

Came across a bunch of Tunturi Finish cycling...

Came across a bunch of Tunturi Finish cycling catalogs yesterday 1985 through 1989. I can't read Finish, however it appears as thought they were the distributor for Rossin in Finland. There are...
04-18-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By rumrunn6

Vickie our feminine feline is more likely to go...

Vickie our feminine feline is more likely to go out in bad weather than the boys

...
04-17-20, 02:25 PM
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Views: 3,073,694
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Really gets my goat when people do that.

^^^^ Really gets my goat when people do that.
04-17-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 194,694
Posted By ExPatTyke

I put up a photo of Princess last year; very...

I put up a photo of Princess last year; very sadly we lost her to kidney disease just before Christmas.

We didn't want to get another cat straight away, and were planning on waiting until the...
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