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12-06-21, 08:41 PM
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Posted By 3alarmer

....sadly, that forum is closed. :( But TTIWWP. ...

....sadly, that forum is closed. :( But TTIWWP.

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12-06-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 870
Posted By thook

i was joking around :) most of the cars i've...

i was joking around :) most of the cars i've owned were/are japanese and are largely my favorite. they've all had their few shortcomings, though.
i can't speak for all french cars, but from what...
12-06-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 870
Posted By El Chaba

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Sure, they are junk. This one has the most...
12-06-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 870
Posted By C9H13N

The French build some of the world’s best nuclear...

The French build some of the world’s best nuclear reactors and jet aircraft, I’m sure they could make a decent bike or two.
12-06-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 870
Posted By Chuckk

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12-06-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 870
Posted By John E

Find one to test ride before passing judgment one...

Find one to test ride before passing judgment one way or the other.
When my Nishiki Competition frame broke after 20 years and 40K miles, I bought a pair of Sugino French-threaded BB cups and...
12-06-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Great capture - the gull flying by is perfection!...

Great capture - the gull flying by is perfection!

DD
12-06-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Spellscape

Bottecchia model and year

Hi all

I was offered this bike - but seller doesn't know anything about it.
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12-06-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18,214
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Posted By smontanaro

That's good, 'cuz pootling is all I'm good for at...

That's good, 'cuz pootling is all I'm good for at the moment...
12-06-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By GordonP

Thanks everyone for your replies and all of the...

Thanks everyone for your replies and all of the information provided. I've been trying to shop locally for bike parts and I've had little luck in finding what I am looking for or the stores were not...
12-06-21, 05:23 AM
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Posted By thook

8 years ago....on top of mt sequoyah,...

8 years ago....on top of mt sequoyah, fayetteville arkansas
...
12-06-21, 05:03 AM
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Posted By thook

six years ago riding wallin mtn. pretty sure one...

six years ago riding wallin mtn. pretty sure one of my lungs exploded getting to this mountain top...
...
12-06-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By davester

There's also Boulder Bicycles, Velo Orange and...

There's also Boulder Bicycles, Velo Orange and Rene Herse bicycles for internet sales. Also, there are still a few old timey bike shops and bike coops remaining in some communities. Look around Just...
12-06-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By merziac

You will find it pays to broaden your horizons on...

You will find it pays to broaden your horizons on much of this, the sussing, sorting, digging and fishing for this stuff will pay of in spades along the way.

It can very much be about the journey...
12-05-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By repechage

With the Ford, Men in Black comes to mind. I...

With the Ford, Men in Black comes to mind.
I know, non sequitur

good to give it a service and clean.
will be Sytling
12-05-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By ejw

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are...

Shifters and derailleurs. The front and rear are early Records. The front, with no slit in the cable stop. In the rear you can see the non-toothed, ball bearinged, steel jockey wheel at the bottom....
12-05-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt2 Details

Thanks all for your input. I’m too sentimental to part out the Fiorelli, and it seems it’s a reasonably unique example of that period. I decided to do a conservative restoration. But first, I...
12-05-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By nlerner

Out and back to Boston’s western suburbs on a...

Out and back to Boston’s western suburbs on a clear cool morning:
...
12-04-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Not that I want to start a Huge Bicycle arms race...

Not that I want to start a Huge Bicycle arms race with you as I'd already be far behind, but I have been a prior owner of a 66cm 1989 SR800 frameset years ago and wished the top tube was a centimeter...
12-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 544
Posted By Roger M

The Last Bike I'm Buying... Cannondale content

for 2021...

I only wanted a crankset for the remainder of this year. I happened upon it this morning, perusing the local classified sites. It just happened to be attached to a bike that fit me. At...
12-04-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By randyjawa

Though it is nice to find original issue brake...

Though it is nice to find original issue brake pads, I tend to opt for modern ones. They are not easy to detect and, generally, do a better job of stopping. As for where to find the original items...
12-04-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 539
Posted By Bianchigirll

There are few threads on the subject. Kool Stop...

There are few threads on the subject. Kool Stop Continental pads are probably best for your Weinmann brakes and they also make replacements blocks for your Mafacs
...
12-04-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By nlerner

Hah! John, I'm the former owner of that one....

Hah! John, I'm the former owner of that one. Small world! Got it from a friend (who used to be on BF, but not for a long while) who had it modified by Spectrum, I believe. I later sold it on eBay....
12-04-21, 05:34 PM
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Views: 284,907
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12-04-21, 04:55 PM
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Posted By sjanzeir

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Snickers isn't Snickers when she's full.
12-04-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By Artmo

in 3 days I turn 81😊

in 3 days I turn 81😊
12-03-21, 11:29 AM
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Views: 1,621
Posted By Rdmonster69

Well , I solved the dilemma by ordering a Dura...

Well , I solved the dilemma by ordering a Dura Ace9100 rim brake/mechanical group set last night. Should be at my door by Monday or Tuesday. My wife told me to quit messing around and "just order it...
12-02-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By gugie

Whaddaya think? ;) To be honest, there's a...

Whaddaya think? ;)

To be honest, there's a bit of truth in it, but as northbend will remind you, "gugie always says don't let the truth get in the way of a good story." It works out for everyone,...
12-02-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By jforb427

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12-01-21, 11:47 PM
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Views: 308
Posted By canklecat

Sounds more like psoriasis, especially plaque...

Sounds more like psoriasis, especially plaque psoriasis, than callouses. Google around for photos and descriptions of symptoms. Could also be "ringworm," a common skin fungus that goes after our...
12-01-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By DMC707

Tiniest Ironman build thread

I've loved doing build (rebuild) threads and so far this year have done a couple of easy ones --- but i will add , easy ones by a lot of you guys' standards . I am suffering from depression...
12-01-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By John E

True -- there are a lot of us engineer types on...

True -- there are a lot of us engineer types on Bike Forums. Just reading this thread made me feel as though I have lost another "good friend I never met."
12-01-21, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By verktyg

For Campy Veloce - Mirage - Avanti - Centaur - BB Cartridges

That's a special tool for Campy Veloce, Mirage, Avanti, Centaur and Zenon sealed bearing BB cartridges that came out in 1994 and lasted into the 2000's.

They were made for both British and Italian...
11-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By markk900

Two emotions: one completely within my own head...

Two emotions: one completely within my own head - the joy of holding such an object and wondering about the people that were involved in its creation and use over the years (this is true for all of...
11-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By mechanicmatt

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. C&V is a...

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. C&V is a thing that we, this small group online, love. We all even define it differently, appreciate it differently, and approach it differently. Still, I enjoy...
11-30-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By juvela

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11-30-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Been poottling around the neighborhood with mini-rides during the breaks in the precip. For what seems a long time.

got a real ride yesterday
...
11-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By repechage

A customer who KNEW what he wanted. In the...

A customer who KNEW what he wanted.
In the 74-77 time frame, many customers liked the ride of a European frame but wanted Japanese shifting, stem shifters etc.
Easy, we will switch things out for...
11-29-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By randyjawa

I completely understand and pay close attention...

I completely understand and pay close attention to detail also, when building my bikes, when and if I can. With that in mind, I presently have two embossed head set to install - one on my Legnano......
11-29-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By iab

Complete C&V indifference

We live in a small bubble. Don't get me wrong, I like the bubble. It's populated with mostly good folks, and for some reason I don't know, the obscure minutia fascinates me. It is a small small...
11-29-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By repechage

Makes me want to have an anniversary year...

Makes me want to have an anniversary year frame... one of the calipers has substitute pads and holders but those can be found.
I even have a "no-flute" crank set. Almost correct.

Someone buy...
11-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By krems81

Campagnolo 50th anniversary partial group

Anybody interested in this for $800 plus the price of insured shipping and any PayPal fees?

Happy to follow up with careful description of condition and answer any questions if there seems to be...
11-28-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,136
Posted By _ForceD_

But with all the equipment you’re going to mount...

But with all the equipment you’re going to mount on it…I don’t think you can expect it to be extremely fast. I think you’re going to have to surrender some speed with all that stuff. Your best bet...
11-28-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,314
Posted By iab

A few more pictures this morning. Finally made...

A few more pictures this morning. Finally made it to the stand.

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11-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,614
Posted By CMAW

Fun thread! ...

Fun thread!


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Hell, pavement kicks back!
Nuts and tonsils changing...
11-27-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By Kilroy1988

thinktubes Oh, in fact I read the post by...

thinktubes Oh, in fact I read the post by SquireBlack earlier and totally forgot he said that. Good term, jolly good... Cheers!

-Gregory
11-27-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By zandoval

Sorry to hear that Fred... If age is not enough...

Sorry to hear that Fred... If age is not enough then also getting a disease that very well could be vaccine preventable is a kicker. I see the loss of someone who knew and experienced "The ****". I...
11-27-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 674
Posted By gugie

As early 70's Raleighs were known to change...

As early 70's Raleighs were known to change dropouts, fork crowns, and lugs on frame and fork during the same model year, and weren't exactly consistent on their kit, it isn't necessary, and probably...
11-27-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18,214
Views: 2,090,150
Posted By botty kayer

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy...

Started off mild but soon became wet and windy here in the UK, as winter progresses its time to get out the waterproof jackets and warm headwear...
11-27-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,614
Posted By jdawginsc

Soon I will stop this... Cardboard carcasses...

Soon I will stop this...
Cardboard carcasses evince
Intervention need.


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