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10-15-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By seypat

I don't know if the red Lotus Cinellis sold any...

I don't know if the red Lotus Cinellis sold any better. They were available with various Campy groups.

Cinelli Record (http://www.vintagelotusbicycles.com/Cinelli_Record.html)
10-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 391
Posted By rando_couche

TRUE bike snobs consider any Cinellis made after...

TRUE bike snobs consider any Cinellis made after the AL Colombo acquisition to be "lesser than". And they're right.
10-14-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By bikemig

Yeah, gravel bikes have become a "thing." When...

Yeah, gravel bikes have become a "thing." When gravel bikes started out, they were sort of like the early days of mountain bike. Enthusiasts cobbled together bikes that could handle the paths and...
10-11-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,048
Posted By Trakhak

Nothing by Pink Floyd after their first album,...

Nothing by Pink Floyd after their first album, Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, holds any interest for me. Or, to put it another way, I'll take playful over ponderous every time.
10-10-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 78,741
Posted By tacreamer

Alex Meade Randonneur

My custom US made Alex Meade Randonneur, built with KVA stainless steel and S&S couplers.
Home (http://www.alexmeade.com/)
...
10-09-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,963
Posted By cudak888

No good GIFs out there of the Mutara Nebula...

No good GIFs out there of the Mutara Nebula battle, unfortunately. Had to settle for Kirk in his refit Sears Spaceliner battling Doc Brown in a Bird of Whale Transport.

P.S.: Here's a better look...
10-09-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 78,741
Posted By gomango

Thanks for the info on the paint Brent. Such...

Thanks for the info on the paint Brent.

Such a nice bike, for sure.

Keeping with the theme of this thread, another forum member contacted me about a beautiful McLean he was fortunate enough to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-09-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By bikebikebike

The OP's Brommie is older, looked pretty rough...

The OP's Brommie is older, looked pretty rough and not well loved, with a lot of use.
They are fairly bulletproof and it may clean up, but as a noobs starter bike , no.
Foldies are less...
10-08-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,963
Posted By cudak888

"The rear triangle is so bent on this bloody...

"The rear triangle is so bent on this bloody thing that Khan must have taken a couple of runs on it with his own photon torpedo, Captain!"

But yes, the similarity with the refit Enterprise isn't...
10-08-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 78,741
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for all the nice comments! ...

Thanks for all the nice comments!






I started out thinking either dark red metallic or root beer. But over the course of the build and after several conversations with Mark, who had a lot...
10-08-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By squirtdad

you can join....and then not post for ages ...

you can join....and then not post for ages

but since we are talking beer and music here is punk polka at it's best with polkacide and in heaven there is no beer
...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 380
Posted By cyccommute

I've never found anything that is 100% effective....

I've never found anything that is 100% effective. I've never even found something that is 10% effective. Look at the construction of the glasses. You don't want them too close to your face. I use...
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By jet sanchEz

Back in the day, a co-worker totaled his car and...

Back in the day, a co-worker totaled his car and was fighting with the insurance company over it's value.

He found out that the insurance company used Autotrader to gauge value so he put up a...
10-07-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 113,451
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Nice.

Nice.
10-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By RobbieTunes

Interesting.

At one time, my herd included a 1986 DeRosa Professional and a 1987 Merckx Corsa Extra. Both were outfitted with 9sp DA groups (downtube shifters) on A23 hoops.

They fit the same. They rode...
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, 03:50 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,777
Posted By clubman

To whom and how much do we have to pay to get a...

To whom and how much do we have to pay to get a lock on this? It's become ___________ (insert pejorative words here)
10-04-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,190
Posted By USAZorro

Last LBS purchase of a full bicycle, not for me...

Last LBS purchase of a full bicycle, not for me ... 2017 (1980 Elswick for wife)
Last LBS purchase of a full bicycle for myself ... 2009 (2000 Bob Jackson)
Last LBS purchase of a new bicycle (as...
10-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,190
Posted By nomadmax

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the...

I buy a new mountain bike off the floor of the LBS every few years. I still teach bike patrol classes and urban stuff beats up a bike. It's been a while since I bought a new road bike, mainly because...
10-04-19, 04:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,190
Posted By cb400bill

About a year ago I picked up this closeout 2017...

About a year ago I picked up this closeout 2017 Fuji SL from Performance Bike in Ann Arbor. With its carbon fiber frame, Di2 shifting, and 2 x 11 gearing, it is the Ying to my C&V Yang.
...
10-02-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,777
Posted By steelrider58

I also think the rule stinks. This is my 3rd post...

I also think the rule stinks. This is my 3rd post out of ten...seven photoless posts to go.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By tim24k

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be...

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be sorry. You can travel with it fold it up and take it with you into the grocery store or restaurant.

Have Brompton will travel,
Timothy
Replies: 17
Views: 854
Posted By bikemig

Beautiful bike. I'd pay $500 for one in this...

Beautiful bike. I'd pay $500 for one in this condition. Heck I paid $300 for one with a campy group that needed a paint job.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By bargainguy

It's a decent price. Even with the introduction...

It's a decent price. Even with the introduction of the B75, it's not that easy to find used Brommies under a grand in the US market. The fact that it's the 6-speed variant is a plus for resale value....
10-01-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 547
Posted By JohnDThompson

Shimano put a titanium nitride coating on the...

Shimano put a titanium nitride coating on the crown race of those Dura-Ace headsets, which increased the hardness and, apparently, improved longevity. I'm not aware of any other headset with that...
09-30-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By seypat

I did not know that 1 Eyed Willie and his pirate...

I did not know that 1 Eyed Willie and his pirate crew sponsored a cycling team.
09-30-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By crank_addict

C&V..... Death fork and death stems 💀 ...

C&V.....
Death fork and death stems 💀
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/viscbones_1af139a4f08c38dbbab527829f981ca7f1075f49.jpg
09-30-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By RobbieTunes

"Mom, get me out of this..."

"Mom, get me out of this..."
09-30-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By francophile

I was so busy ogling the black/white cyclist's...

I was so busy ogling the black/white cyclist's huge bone I completely failed to realize we've got a skeleton down behind him.
09-30-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By nomadmax

They're victims of body shaming ;)

They're victims of body shaming ;)
09-30-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By bikecrate

I'll go as Dr. Venture and you can arch me.

I'll go as Dr. Venture and you can arch me.
09-30-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By bikecrate

I love Halloween and other holidays. I wish...

I love Halloween and other holidays. I wish people in my area gave a crap and would do some decorating.
09-30-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive...

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive sides are facing in.
09-30-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By squirtdad

the riders are vintage reminds me that I...

the riders are vintage

reminds me that I need work my "headless cyclist" costume for the commute.....some year
09-30-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By nomadmax

BUT The fork is bent :roflmao2:

BUT

The fork is bent :roflmao2:
09-30-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By hokiefyd

The seat is too low on the blue bike. That guy's...

The seat is too low on the blue bike. That guy's gonna have knee problems when he gets older.
09-30-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,101
Posted By rustystrings61

Holy Posada...

Holy Posada (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/372097), Batman!
09-28-19, 10:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,882
Posted By mountaindave

The potential for successful dating is here: Date...

The potential for successful dating is here: Date of Manufacture of Bicycle Components can be used to date a bike: component dating (http://www.vintage-trek.com/component_dates.htm)
09-27-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By iab

So I was packing some stuff up for some bike ride...

So I was packing some stuff up for some bike ride and show the other weekend. As you can see from the pics, I brought a bit of stuff.

Forgot my helmet and water bottles. Doh.
...
09-27-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,882
Posted By P!N20

When you said you wanted to date a bike I thought...

When you said you wanted to date a bike I thought you meant...
09-27-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By RobbieTunes

Current SNAFU's, head-slappers....

We haven't had one of these in a while.....

Mine is not on C&V (maybe I'm more careful on them). In deciding to built two modern bikes for "any road, any time," I ended up ordering an 11-32...
09-27-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Chrome Molly

57cm Waterford Paramount F&F

Offering a Waterford Paramount. 57cm as marked by Waterford (that's likely CtT) - I measure 56 CtC. Includes frame and fork, can remove remaining headset parts if desired. Paint needs some touch up...
09-26-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,882
Posted By uncle uncle

I thought all of you were like me, and being nice...

I thought all of you were like me, and being nice and helpful on this site counted towards the court mandated community service hours? Huh.
09-26-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,882
Posted By noglider

I like to participate in some other sections of...

I like to participate in some other sections of bikeforums, but there is a different culture in each section. None is as nice as it is here. We have a holistic view of cycling, as well.
Replies: 30
Views: 1,201
Posted By juvela

----- The Vigorelli marque was one of...

-----

The Vigorelli marque was one of several house brands employed at the shop of Michael Frayssse in Ridgefield New Jersey. (Best known for the Paris Sport badge.)

Given the poster's stated...
09-26-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 886
Posted By T-Mar

Given that the problem exists on the same side of...

Given that the problem exists on the same side of both the front and back tyres, I'm wondering if this some sort of freak reaction to an environmental condition, such as light. Is this the side of...
09-25-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By RobbieTunes

I just need one of the bright plastic caps for...

I just need one of the bright plastic caps for one brifter. I think mine is working. 9sp. Not going all out on components until it does. I may keep the L DT shifter. Looking for appropriate...
09-25-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,891
Posted By RobbieTunes

Jens would want it ridden.

Jens would want it ridden.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,918
Posted By GordoTrek

Update: The handlebars are a mess, I ended up...

Update: The handlebars are a mess, I ended up just cutting them right below the brake lever so could get the lever off. They were just cheap SR bars so nothing lost there. I'm currently waiting on...
09-25-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 487,974
Posted By machinist42

I watched this unfold last night. I've been...

I watched this unfold last night. I've been watching this thread closely as I've something I'm thinking of listing. After reading most of Zen's previous entries, I reported two of his posts here as...
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