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11-26-21, 04:41 PM
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Posted By smontanaro

Another sale... Excel Sports has Vittoria Corsa...

Another sale... Excel Sports has Vittoria Corsa G+ 23mm tubulars (black or tan sidewalk) for $29.88, regularly $134.

https://www.excelsports.com/vittoria-corsa-speed-g-tubular-road-tire

Hat tip...
11-25-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,150
Posted By jdawginsc

Filled my quota with Italian as well. Rossin,...

Filled my quota with Italian as well. Rossin, Basso, new old Faggin and Losa are good enough! Unless a Ciocc pops up...

Lots of French goodies. I think my favorites from the pics were the...
11-24-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,150
Posted By verktyg

My Grail List is just about empty and so is my...

My Grail List is just about empty and so is my Bucket List too. Time to go the other way!

Watch for some nice ones being cast asunder soon... C&V 54cm - 58cm frames and bikes from all over.
...
11-24-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,150
Posted By Pompiere

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1984 Paramount Touring
I owned this Paramount Touring frame for a couple...
11-24-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By polymorphself

Reminds me of us here in C&V

Saw this and had to post :cry:

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11-22-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By top506

Been there, done that. Works fine. Top

Been there, done that. Works fine.

Top
11-21-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 786
Posted By RaleighBikeGuy

Sorted!

Finally got this hub put back together:


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You're right! The only...
11-20-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By merziac

Agreed on the paint after a better look, the...

Agreed on the paint after a better look, the crazing looks to be right for original paint if original and not a very early repaint, still think the color is off a bit though. :foo:
11-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 425
Posted By spudly

Congrats - beautiful bike! 1971 was a good year...

Congrats - beautiful bike! 1971 was a good year for Paramounts because they were back to Nervex Professional lugs (except the bb) from the few years of Prugnats, and they still lug-lined (until...
11-20-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By tkamd73

Yellow Jersey did the paint and decals on my...

Yellow Jersey did the paint and decals on my Supercourse, and repaired and repainted my crashed Bianchi. Check out the paint and repair section of their website, my 71 Sports Tourer made it to their...
11-19-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By ThermionicScott

I find value in the terms "29er" and "27.5". ...

I find value in the terms "29er" and "27.5". They are specific to a use case with relatively large (~3") tires. Your typical 700C road bike won't fit 29er tires, ditto for many 650B...
11-19-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By oneclick

Um, yes it does. The shape of the sprocket/cog is...

Um, yes it does. The shape of the sprocket/cog is best determined with reference to the mating part; the rack on which that sprocket/cog rides has cylindrical sections on which the sprocket/cog...
11-18-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By PatTheSlat

Oh good, you seem like a reasonable fellow, maybe...

Oh good, you seem like a reasonable fellow, maybe you can help me then.

I picked up an old English Racer ten speed with one of these Shimano Skiptooth freewheels. I need to replace the back wheel...
11-18-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By clubman

Twin cage SPD pedal ID

Taken off of a 90's Giant 'Track' mtb (Euro model). No stamps or logos I can see. I don't do clipless anymore but the contact area as platforms is huge, which I like.

Any idea who made them and...
11-18-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By T-Mar

They go back farther than that. Shimano's AT...

They go back farther than that. Shimano's AT (Aternate Tooth) freewheels are in the 1972 catalogue and shown in 1971, Japanese market, advertisements. It wouldn't surprise me if they even pre-date...
11-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By oneclick

Any "odd-numbered" skip-tooth sprocket will have...

Any "odd-numbered" skip-tooth sprocket will have to have at least one pair of normally-spaced teeth; the sprocket in the picture must be a 27A, although there is only a 27 (no A, normal spacing)...
11-15-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By SpeedofLite

Ha! You better get crackin', pastorbobnlnh! I...

Ha! You better get crackin', pastorbobnlnh!
I posted that article almost two years ago.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1189093-road-test-bike-review-1982-ten-bikes-part-1-a.html
11-15-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: November 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
"The Story of Avocet"
"A Magnificent Crossing" (Lon Haldeman -- NYC-Santa Monica-NYC in ~ 25 days)
"The Open Road" (short news items)

One article from this...
11-15-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,546
Posted By hazetguy

Cool bike. If your friend wants to get rid of...

Cool bike.
If your friend wants to get rid of that hideous pink water bottle cage, I have NOS Hi-E water bottle cages. Send me a PM.
11-15-21, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,498
Posted By Lazyass

Got a couple of rides on the Panaracers and...

Got a couple of rides on the Panaracers and they're great, very high Japanese quality. Really smooth on my chipseal roads and even hit a little dirt. They do run a tad small, I measured them at 25.30...
11-14-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,546
Posted By LarryBSky

Lady Cosmopolitan

Reopening this Old Thread:
A friend of mine was given one of the first Cosmopolitan's from Harlen back in the 70's. He recently took it out of storage to show me.
...
11-14-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By xiaoman1

Good Idea...if you have enough wall to hang stuff...

Good Idea...if you have enough wall to hang stuff on. :innocent:
Best, Ben
11-14-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Kabuki12

I’m glad you found it , Bob. I have done the very...

I’m glad you found it , Bob. I have done the very same thing. I took three medium sized boxes of parts to our bike cooperative here in Ventura , most of the stuff was never going to see any of my...
11-13-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 988
Posted By John E

I ride my bikes, so they get scratched. I...

I ride my bikes, so they get scratched.

I live 1 km downwind of the Pacific Ocean, so things get rusty.

So be it.
11-12-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,213
Posted By jdawginsc

I have an extra 93 around if waiting becomes too...

I have an extra 93 around if waiting becomes too much...haha.
11-11-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By Classtime

Get one size bigger than you think you need. I...

Get one size bigger than you think you need. I commuted for years with a Barley. My lunch was often squished. ...
11-11-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By gugie

I have a Waxwing saddlebag which has the same...

I have a Waxwing saddlebag which has the same volume as a Pendle, but with a "longflap" to extend capacity in a pinch. Here's a glam shot of bikes from the 2019 Magical Mystery Tour of the PNW with ...
11-11-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,498
Posted By Lazyass

I spent some money on tubulars this month. I just...

I spent some money on tubulars this month. I just got the wheelset I ordered for my Wabi Special single speed from Pro Wheel Builder. Paul hubs, Kinlin TB 25 tubular rims, Sapim Laser spokes and blue...
11-10-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By nlerner

Another vote for the Pendle. I’ve toured with it...

Another vote for the Pendle. I’ve toured with it (along with Spaghetti Legs!), including a 5-day credit card tour. I usually combine it with a small front bag. It’s not huge and,if it’s grocery runs...
11-10-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Also here’s the Nelson Longflap in action if...

Also here’s the Nelson Longflap in action if you’re considering.

...
11-10-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,157
Views: 239,498
Posted By Lazyass

Some new rubber for the Univega. Also whipped out...

Some new rubber for the Univega. Also whipped out the dremel with a wire wheel and polished up the eyelets/nipples. They were getting a little corroded.

I love these Challenge Elites, I think this...
11-08-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,016
Posted By jonwvara

I took the reconfigured three-speed out for a...

I took the reconfigured three-speed out for a ride the other day, and I think it will work out well. That's a 36-tooth Biopace ring in front. There are three cogs on a five-speed Suntour Perfect body...
11-08-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,213
Posted By masi61

Nice job improvising with what parts you had...

Nice job improvising with what parts you had available! Question: are you not going to hook up a front derailleur? I mean you do already have a double crank.

if this thread is about the slowest...
11-07-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,213
Posted By steine13

Slowest Cannondale build thread

Learned Friends:

The thread title is not a boast or a a challenge, it's more of a warning.. it has taken me a couple weeks to get this bike on the road, and it will take most of the winter to turn...
11-06-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By SurferRosa

Upgrade?! Upgrade?! Refund?! Refund?!

Upgrade?! Upgrade?! Refund?! Refund?!
11-06-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By SurferRosa

I didn't think to ask pastorbobnlnh.

I didn't think to ask pastorbobnlnh.
11-06-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By jdawginsc

I was thinking that as well...glad I wasn't...

I was thinking that as well...glad I wasn't alone...
11-06-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Could be worse - shart in the pants. Reads pretty...

Could be worse - shart in the pants. Reads pretty much the same.
11-06-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By jdawginsc

Obviously, throw out the entire brake unit and...

Obviously, throw out the entire brake unit and send to me for long term exorcism...

Most people mistake it is simply a shard in the pad, but it is the magnetic attraction caused by the caliper...
11-06-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By bikemig

The cycling gods are fickle.

The cycling gods are fickle.
11-06-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By rumrunn6

thanks for the chuckle this morning. good luck...

thanks for the chuckle this morning. good luck with the exorcism or reincarnation. here's hoping you don't have to replace the rim. I wouldn't
11-06-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By PilotFishBob

Brother Maynard, bring out The Holy Hand Grenade.

Brother Maynard, bring out The Holy Hand Grenade.
11-06-21, 01:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 791
Posted By SurferRosa

Shard in the pad, I hate you.

I hate you, shard. You're in my pad. You're in the front pad, which makes it so much worse. The road is damp, and so I picked you up, shard. I didn't want to do it. But that's what happens when...
11-04-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By northbend

His leather brake hoods were beautifully made. ...

His leather brake hoods were beautifully made.
I proudly own a pair that have seen many thousands of miles and just get better looking with age.
He was a creative, thoughtful, kind and generous...
11-04-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By johnnyace

I've found myself wondering lately why he hasn't...

I've found myself wondering lately why he hasn't posted in such a long time. Now I know. Ride in peace, rootboy.
11-04-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By The Golden Boy

Scott was a great guy- like everyone has said-...

Scott was a great guy- like everyone has said- creative and generous. So sad and shocked to hear of his passing. I literally was thinking about him this past weekend- I need a leather belt shortened...
11-04-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By due ruote

Very sad news. I always admired his impeccable...

Very sad news. I always admired his impeccable craftsmanship, and his posts here. Generous, humble and free of drama.
Also, if I recall correctly he was a big fan of the Pretenders, which only made...
11-04-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,612
Posted By obrentharris

rootboy

Scott Gabriel, known here as rootboy, died last May. I just got the news and thought it fitting to share a couple memories here. Scott was a talented, modest, and generous man. He contributed his...
11-02-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By Big Block

I used the paint to refresh the colour of a pair...

I used the paint to refresh the colour of a pair of cycling shoes.

You need to deglaze the leather first: https://angelusdirect.com/apps/help-center#how-do-i-prepare-leather

then after the...
11-02-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By jrg1244

Right, wrong or indifferent, I've started...

Right, wrong or indifferent, I've started collecting bits for my build. So far, they have been sourced from my parts bin, the local co-op and ebay. I can say I won't be buying too much more from...
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