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10-14-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,453
Posted By tgenec86

Rescued 1972 Peugeot PX10!

When I started posting here, I described in the Newbie thread about the little gold mine I hit. I was shopping in a dingy antique mall - more of a junk shop really, but came across a bike that...
10-13-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By P!N20

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0016/1467/6056/f...

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0016/1467/6056/files/NewBrewRender_540x_494d03d2-9b94-42c8-aa04-f43d63f3ec5e_2048x2048.jpg?v=1538636342
10-13-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,600
Posted By thinktubes

Summer left Chicago in a hurry. 40 degrees when...

Summer left Chicago in a hurry. 40 degrees when I rolled out the door today. 12-20 mph wind gusts and a seemingly constant headwind. Determined to keep the season going until the first snow, so I...
10-13-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,600
Posted By Drillium Dude

Finally got out for the first time this week...

Finally got out for the first time this week (besides commuting to school, that is). Beautiful day, and comfy if you bundled up and covered the knees :)
...
10-13-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,643
Posted By cuda2k

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server...

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server glitch that my hosting service needs to resolve. I have been looking to move hosting service, this might just be the push I needed.
10-12-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2,273
Views: 683,865
Posted By non-fixie

At L'Eroica last weekend: ...

At L'Eroica last weekend:

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10-11-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By juvela

----- They were also distributed badged as...

-----

They were also distributed badged as Sears & Roebuck bicycles...sometimes "J.C. Higgins"

The forum had a wonderful thread begun by a first-time restorer who took in a Sears badged example...
10-11-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By cdaniels

So i've been cleaning and polishing all the parts...

So i've been cleaning and polishing all the parts trying to make them look as good as I can. It still has a ways to go but I'm very happy with it so...
10-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some tweaks left to do.

Some tweaks left to do.
10-09-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By RobbieTunes

That’s what she said.

That’s what she said.
10-08-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By cdaniels

Thanks for the positive comments guys.

Thanks for the positive comments guys.
10-08-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By John E

I would sign that, but what I really want is a...

I would sign that, but what I really want is a reissue of the Avocet touring shoes.
10-08-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By RobbieTunes

Caught me.

Caught me.
10-08-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,963
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Damn it Jim, I'm a doctor, not a bicycle repair...

Damn it Jim, I'm a doctor, not a bicycle repair man!
10-08-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By Johno59

1984 Holdsworth Italia with record Campag grouppo

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The original had high flange Campag hubs, English sprint 20mm tubs...
10-07-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 827
Posted By SurferRosa

Cruisin' for Schwinns in downtown Bowie ... ...

Cruisin' for Schwinns in downtown Bowie ...

there's a song in there somewhere. Blaze Foley coulda hammered it out...
10-07-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,600
Posted By malcala622

Rode home on the Gios and sported new socks from...

Rode home on the Gios and sported new socks from the wife.


https://i.imgur.com/KDhSKax.jpg
10-07-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 820
Posted By cdaniels

Here it is with the paintwork finished. I am very...

Here it is with the paintwork finished. I am very happy with the way it turned out so far. I found a donor bike with all Campagnolo parts and wheels. All parts from that bike will be cleaned up and...
10-06-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By iab

3 pieces of MDF on 2x4 base. Cheap, sturdy, flat...

3 pieces of MDF on 2x4 base. Cheap, sturdy, flat - pick all 3.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1939/44977536284_455ce6bc87_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2bwvCxw)Basement81 (https://flic.kr/p/2bwvCxw) by...
10-06-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By iab

Aluminum pipe with a notch cut for the top tube. ...

Aluminum pipe with a notch cut for the top tube. The wood at the end away from the wall extends back to the notch so the bike rests on wood, not aluminum. On the wall-end of the pipe is a keyhole. ...
10-06-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By RobbieTunes

I'm not sure how a "ready to ride C&V bike" is...

I'm not sure how a "ready to ride C&V bike" is not figured into this equation. Without selling anything.
1:1 = 1, with the other bike left over.

I know, I know, there's, math, but hey, you can...
10-06-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By TriBiker19

While a lot of the competitors have those, many...

While a lot of the competitors have those, many ride normal road bikes or add in the short aero bars. I'll probably try them at some point, but I'm going with something I'm more comfortable with. ...
10-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By RobbieTunes

We're getting there. 54cm frame/fork. Tange...

We're getting there.
54cm frame/fork.
Tange Levin CD headset
Pinarello MOST calipers
R525 compact crankset 50/34
6700 BB
5800 RD
5700 FD
1050 brake levers (will be moved a bit)
Nitto B115-38...
10-06-19, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By crank_addict

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well...

You sir, are the PERFECT custodian and well deserved~

Cheers!
10-06-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By nomadmax

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent...

I was kinda hurt no one said the fork was bent before now ;) Goes to show, you can always count on good riding buds:thumb: As far as the saddle, you know I love my modern equipment but I have to...
10-06-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By Ferrouscious

Fork's bent! :D Are you going to put on a...

Fork's bent! :D

Are you going to put on a Power or Pro Stealth saddle on this beauty, or leave the Turbo?
10-06-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 915
Posted By gugie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmywwiZth5E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmywwiZth5E
10-06-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By crandress

Home Made Bike Storage Stand

I have enough space for my bikes, but invariably other people move my bikes, so I built this bike stand to hold four bikes up off the ground. With better planning I could make it look better and...
10-06-19, 02:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By nomadmax

New (to me) Merckx

Like many of us here, I spend some time on the web looking for bikes to add to my collection. I found this 1987 Merckx SLX on the Milwaukee CL listed as a 52 cm but knew it was a mistake. I contacted...
10-05-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Early racing Cannondales were listed as SR...

Early racing Cannondales were listed as SR (racing geometry) or SC (criterium geometry) until the early '90s or so. After that they went to the R prefix until the CAAD designations fully took over...
10-05-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By jjhabbs

Beautiful 78 Schwinn Volare Bike porn

Hey guys,
Check out this youtube video. Its a new bike in the collection and finally got around to doing a video on it.
78 schwinn volare.. Almost new condition other than the rubber.
...
10-05-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By since6

Finally I’ll be writing up the owner’s manual for...

Finally I’ll be writing up the owner’s manual for her bike, my thoughts on its creation and a little ancient history on “Isis” one of the great goddesses of the pantheon of the gods of the Pharos, to...
10-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By since6

And something borrowed. That lovely Reynolds 631...

And something borrowed. That lovely Reynolds 631 frame in its wonderful paint that changes colors with the changing angle of the light that falls upon it as you can see in the changing color due to...
10-05-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By since6

And something old, Shimano Octalink bottom...

And something old, Shimano Octalink bottom bracket, Cinelli Criterium handlebar, Cinelli Stem, Shimano FC M-730 crank/Shimano SG 46/36 T chain rings,Terry Butteryfly saddle, Shimano 600 headset, and...
10-05-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 472
Posted By since6

It is a mix of something new, Shimano Ultegra...

It is a mix of something new, Shimano Ultegra 11sp cassette, Shimano Ultegra derailleur front and rear, King Tulip water bottle cages, MKS pedals, Shimano 105 hubs and Velocity 650c rims/Panaracer...
10-05-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By OldsCOOL

Having the ‘88 Criterium Series with lightweight...

Having the ‘88 Criterium Series with lightweight wheelset and 23’s, there is no such thing as a casual ride. This bike demands absolute attention yet seems to steer intuitively. Cornering is sheer...
10-04-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By TXsailor

Here's the R400 It has the complete RX100...

Here's the R400 It has the complete RX100 groupset. One owner before me. It was sold new in 91....
10-03-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By AeroGut

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's...

"R" means racing and "T" means touring, so ST's have, for example, much longer chainstays, a third bottle cage mount, rack and fender mounts and sometimes canti brakes. You can see the geometry...
10-03-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I'm glad you and the ST have really seen eye to...

I'm glad you and the ST have really seen eye to eye now. ST's are pretty incredible in that they respond like a race bike when out of the saddle, but in the saddle, even loaded down with fenders and...
10-02-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I own a lot of vintage touring bikes (they all...

I own a lot of vintage touring bikes (they all have their merits), but my '90 ST 600 is quite simply the standard to beat. Just a bit lighter, just a bit longer, quite a bit stiffer, but with big...
10-02-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By crank_addict

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but...

Agree! Here's one I covet. On the lower end but never fails to amaze and make a journey ready for any surprises. A HeadShock equipped hybrid just over 20 yrs and before the term gravel grinder /...
10-02-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By RobbieTunes

They are harsh and horrible. Send me yours. ...

They are harsh and horrible. Send me yours.

There actually were some real crap riders, but that doesn't mean they weren't fast.

The few that sucked got a lot more press than those that didn't...
10-02-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,705
Posted By sloar

Ignored Cannondales for too long.

I've had a lot of Cannnondales go through my hands without really giving them a chance, a few months ago I picked up an SR and love it. The other day I picked up this ST and it rides great. I can't...
10-01-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 139,564
Posted By Hudson308

Paging rhm

Paging rhm
09-30-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,882
Posted By mountaindave

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh...

Why do I know exactly what you mean?...:foo: Oh yeah, I’m a foster too... just not of little puppies and kittens...
09-30-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By KonAaron Snake

God that song is good, but he has so many that I...

God that song is good, but he has so many that I love. Disorder in the house, Muhammad’s radio, life’ll kill ya’, mr. bad example...
09-30-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By RobbieTunes

Carmelita here.

Carmelita here.
09-30-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 452
Posted By since6

Thanks T-Mar and qcpmsame I had wondered if the...

Thanks T-Mar and qcpmsame I had wondered if the Portacatena drop out would help in narrowing down the years when this bike was made along with the decals. Thanks T-Mar and yes qcpmsame I will follow...
09-30-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I did that two years ago. My hair was perfect. ...

I did that two years ago. My hair was perfect.

I used to show up just dressed normally, and would tell people I was going as Frank Black.
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