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11-24-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 718
Posted By davester

All of the above, and then some! 11. Sitting...

All of the above, and then some!

11. Sitting with a group of people talking about the most exciting events that you can remember and having everybody look at you with astonishment when you say...
11-22-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 360
Posted By RoboIsGod

Zunow Z-1 modern build

Wow it's been a minute since I've posted! Anyway here's my pandemic project bike. Frame is a Zunow Z-1. Probably from the 80's, I'd appreciate any other info. I went with a SRAM Riva/Force mix for...
11-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 921
Posted By gugie

Custom racks for a Rene Herse

I received an email from the proprietor of BikeRecyclery (http://www.BikeRecyclery.com) out of Portland, Oregon, buying & selling high end vintage/used bike parts. Justyne found a well preserved,...
11-19-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,145
Posted By Flatforkcrown

I have shifters and pedals that click on 2 of my...

I have shifters and pedals that click on 2 of my 3 bikes… Sachs ergos shifting over a 7 speed freewheel and speedplay on the de Rosa, and 9speed sti (ultegra/xt/xtr) and xt sod on the volpe. They...
11-19-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,145
Posted By Roger M

Back in the day this worked well(still drink one...

Back in the day this worked well(still drink one on occasion. Ex: Cino 2013)
...
11-17-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Like this 1999 Diamondback Parkway? Has a 28-38-48...
11-16-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,120
Posted By tcs

For those new to tensioned leather saddles who...

For those new to tensioned leather saddles who might wonder onto this thread:
Berthoud - France
Brooks - UK
Gyes (Cardiff, Dia Compe, Fenix, Fyxation, Lekker, Origin8, Papillionaire, Shinola,...
11-16-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,120
Posted By amedias

Well first up, one thing to note is that despite...

Well first up, one thing to note is that despite their apparently similar widths and intent those two models are VERY different to sit on!

The Swift has a very sharp drop off from the seating area...
11-10-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By gugie

The corkscrews for French wines go in...

The corkscrews for French wines go in anti-clockwise, of course.
11-09-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By jethin

Notes of burnt brass, saddle leather, grease...

Notes of burnt brass, saddle leather, grease stains and old English factories…
11-09-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By nlerner

I’ve climbed many hills with gugie and have never...

I’ve climbed many hills with gugie and have never known him to whine. Curse, yes, but whine, no.
11-09-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By SwimmerMike

squirtdad I've been visiting that winery since...

squirtdad I've been visiting that winery since well before I could legally drink. It's located across the street from the High School in Morgan Hill and they used to have a coke machine that had...
11-09-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,615
Posted By Soup_Please

2021 Cino Heroica Ride Report

I'm way late getting this done, but I finally finished a blog entry about my experience riding my first Cino Heroica. There are a few BF regulars featured.

Here is the link: Cino Heroica 2021 ?...
11-09-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By DMC707

another winter project bike (this one was easy) custom steel single speed

Okay --- not specifically C&V. but another winter project to keep me from drinking too much beer at night

Ive posted a pic or 2 of this one before because its - steel and actually does...
11-08-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By randyjawa

Torpado Bell and Kindness...

Every now and again, the kindness of others lifts me up. RidesACarlton, a fellow forum member contacted me a short while ago and suggested that I needed to install this......
11-06-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,505
Posted By cxwrench

You give bad advice you can count on me to call...

You give bad advice you can count on me to call you out on it. Sorry.
11-04-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,611
Posted By gugie

Remembering his posts as a reminder that we...

Remembering his posts as a reminder that we should be kind to each other. He was always helpful to us.
11-03-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 681
Posted By Roger M

The Cino Zeus

First off, this thread belongs to my kid and his bike. He's been pretty slammed with school, sports, and kid stuff. So I'm going to help get something started here.

A couple months back we rode...
11-02-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By capnjonny

I finished the bike today. Final weight 19.95 lb...

I finished the bike today. Final weight 19.95 lb . I weighed it 3 times just to be sure it wasn't touching something that would change the weight.
Per previous comment about the bars, what was...
10-31-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,071
Posted By johnnyace

You can have my tubulars when you pry them from...

You can have my tubulars when you pry them from my cold, dead fingers!

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10-29-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 140,452
Posted By fooferdoggie

Visited a cool yard and love the tombstones. look...

Visited a cool yard and love the tombstones. look close so many honored.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3483_66f10a4028b76299014a2245d010718f25e8a73f.jpg
...
10-28-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By jamesdak

This is a fun post to watch, keep 'er going! ...

This is a fun post to watch, keep 'er going!

On a side note, I too like getting a lot of my bikes light. But the funny thing that's happened this year as I've run all 20+ bikes at max effort for a...
10-25-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,297
Posted By iab

No. I ride period correct. I pretty much...

No. I ride period correct. I pretty much stopped doing challenge rides like Cino or Dairyland Dare on these bikes. They, and I, need a rest.
10-20-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 540
Posted By Patrick398

I really hope the term bike monger catches on. It...

I really hope the term bike monger catches on. It makes me chuckle every time I read it 😂
10-19-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 22,658
Posted By majmt

I could be hard to reach the handlebars from your...

I could be hard to reach the handlebars from your bubble. You might want to consider something a bit more understated and pre 1987.

...
10-18-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 639
Posted By cyccommute

Bicycle Belt Buckles

I’ve looked and while we have done dog, cats, bikes of different colors, etc., we never seemed to have done belt buckles. Maybe I’m just the really weird one of the weird people but I do collect...
10-18-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 22,658
Posted By johnnyace

Ditto. My biggest problems were an utter lack of...

Ditto. My biggest problems were an utter lack of confidence in my bike, gearing, and shifting. Finished the PX-10 the day before I left for Cino, so it was not properly vetted. Things that were known...
10-18-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 22,658
Posted By gugie

There is no start or end to Cino, it's a...

There is no start or end to Cino, it's a continuum.

It never ends
10-11-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By ThermionicScott

Heck, I use my floor pump for topping off the car...

Heck, I use my floor pump for topping off the car tires as well. As long as you only have to put in a couple psi at a time, it's NBD. :thumb:
10-07-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,064
Posted By Dfrost

A keyed washer is nice, but certainly not...

A keyed washer is nice, but certainly not required. And then there’s my headset that doesn’t have room for any washer. Been working fine for thousands of miles. gugie added the integral cable...
10-06-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 537
Posted By returnoftheyeti

https://youtu.be/YZ12rxMFTHw Maybe they...

https://youtu.be/YZ12rxMFTHw

Maybe they should just stop rebuilding it after its destroyed every time.
10-06-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 173,949
Posted By Korina

This showed up yesterday. Whew. ...

This showed up yesterday. Whew.


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10-06-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,138
Posted By JohnDThompson

Straight-blade forks, especially straight-blade...

Straight-blade forks, especially straight-blade carbon fiber forks on a vintage steel frame.
10-01-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Drillium Dude

Latest Find

No, don't be silly - I didn't buy another bike (but I probably should've, huh?) - but I did discover this interesting one in my local park. I and everyone else has been ignoring the two-wheeled...
09-29-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,183
Posted By BoltBreaker

And... almost done... a finishing touch. Every...

And... almost done... a finishing touch. Every bike should have a beautiful head badge.

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-SHPWpzX/0/X2/i-SHPWpzX-X2.jpg
09-29-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,034
Posted By majmt

Looks like a 50cc from the early '60s. Here's a...

Looks like a 50cc from the early '60s. Here's a comp. FWIW Good luck.

https://www.classic-trader.com/uk/motorcycle/listing/bianchi/50/1962/66880
09-22-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By mgopack42

The Funny thing looking at the planned route, is...

The Funny thing looking at the planned route, is that day 3 almost did me in. even though I was the youngest guy on the tourocia, i was the slowest descender and the slowest climber, so I got to be...
09-22-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By gugie

Day 5 - Ragged Point to Cambria

"In Roman times it was traditional for the citizens of Rome to go out and meet the returning victorious army and join them for their triumphant entry to the city. This will be kind of like that...
09-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By mgopack42

Thanks to Gugie for being the documentatian for...

Thanks to Gugie for being the documentatian for this ride, and also the defacto capo! (decapo?)
It was an adventure i may never forget! thanks for lettingn me tag along and meet some cool new...
09-22-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By gugie

Day 4 - Big Sur to Ragged Point

At the beginning of this tour I thought this would be the hardest section. I warned my fellow Touroici that we'd need extra water and food through this section as there were few places to stop for...
09-21-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By gugie

Same guy. That's what you get for riding CF on a...

Same guy. That's what you get for riding CF on a tour with C&V'ers...:innocent:
09-20-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,183
Posted By BoltBreaker

I think it wholly appropriate that gugie got to...

I think it wholly appropriate that gugie got to take his creation for a spin after his Coastal tramp to Cambria ('https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1238194-touroica-2021-a.html'). The look...
09-19-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,065
Posted By bikingshearer

Well, the weekend is over and we all head home...

Well, the weekend is over and we all head home tomorrow if we haven't already. So which is better, a full-blown Eroica weekend or the more informal gathering that was? The answer is: Yes. Both are...
09-17-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,613
Posted By 3alarmer

....I am in the process of repainting and...

....I am in the process of repainting and rebadging a Rossin "Montreal", which I presume dates from some time near the '76 Summer Olympics there.
The decals have not been easily sourced, and I...
09-17-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 13,604
Posted By Roger M

A little update for Thomas and his Zeus. I had a...

A little update for Thomas and his Zeus. I had a Unicanitor, some burgandy Newbaums, and a set of reports hoods in the basement, so we just used what was on hand to fix the appearance of it.
...
09-13-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,366
Posted By Drillium Dude

Closest I can come is a Flite Evolution on the...

Closest I can come is a Flite Evolution on the Davidson:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1023x691/image_24ceb2e889c74a05290b1de86ac28240a0cc9533.png

DD
09-13-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,827
Posted By 73StellaSX76

It was a fun, but all too short ride for me...

It was a fun, but all too short ride for me joining the Touroica riders this morning (I had to get back to work). Such a fine group of comrades for a ride! Here is a photo of the long-termers at...
09-12-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By repechage

Round of 👏 applause

Round of 👏 applause
09-12-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By gugie

davester is the best!

davester is the best!
09-12-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By davester

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so...

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
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