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01-25-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 3,566
Posted By Pompiere

This made me think of the Amish near me, who...

This made me think of the Amish near me, who sometimes buy retired harness race horses to pull their lightweight buggies.
01-23-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,504
Posted By merziac

They actually have good traction with the...

They actually have good traction with the compound they are, pretty amazing.

I had the soles put on and had to shop around to find a cobbler that would do it, $40 very well spent.

Have another...
01-20-22, 11:07 PM
01-20-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,311
Posted By 79pmooney

Ed Litton. I lived in Alameda 3 miles from...

Ed Litton. I lived in Alameda 3 miles from Eisentraut in the early '80s. Crashed my Mooney and bent the fork blades. Showed up with fork in hand. (Forget if I called in first.) Ed was the only...
01-17-22, 01:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By SpeedofLite

I also just received a PM request for the article...

I also just received a PM request for the article "Fall Racing Roundup.
Here it is.
...
01-15-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Kabuki12

In case that ain’t enough , one more ...

In case that ain’t enough , one more
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Yea it really...
01-15-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Kabuki12

Eroica Teaser

So my wife and I are in Cambria for the weekend. It is cloudy and cool with very little wind. The hills are already green and the town is alive but not crowded. We are staying in San Simeon and I...
01-12-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,686
Posted By merziac

I will chime back in to drop these again, IMO,...

I will chime back in to drop these again, IMO, the absolute best of both worlds, period.

Classic vintage frames from one of the best, full of soul and awesome as the day is long.

And made even...
01-08-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,504
Posted By Kabuki12

Well it’s sounding like we will make it happen. I...

Well it’s sounding like we will make it happen. I am looking forward to riding with my good friend Rich ( bikingshearer)and anyone else who can tolerate riding one of the most beautiful places to...
01-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,504
Posted By gugie

Eroica, Fauxroica, like the monthly Pasadena...

Eroica, Fauxroica, like the monthly Pasadena ride, it'll happen even if no one shows up.
01-04-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By Kabuki12

A little rich (pun intended , bikingshearer!) for...

A little rich (pun intended , bikingshearer!) for my blood . Tempting as it is and pretty much my size, if a skosh small. Beautiful bike and would build up nicely , period correct or modern. I...
01-03-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,779
Posted By repechage

My Name is Ernesto

I am Colnago.

needs a few finalizations.


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12-30-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) OLMO Professionista

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12-29-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 981
Posted By Kabuki12

I have a 1975/76 Super and recently had it...

I have a 1975/76 Super and recently had it repainted in its original orange color . I loved the color of the bike , I did not love the exposed metal portions of the frame. The bottom bracket area as...
12-26-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,947
Posted By davester

This morning, as it was pouring rain, I was...

This morning, as it was pouring rain, I was packing up my bike in preparation for leaving on this tour tomorrow morning and my brain kept saying “you idiot, what are you thinking!” I have a feeling...
12-21-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By AliH

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So here is what I did with it - a workhorse with prettyish lugs I guess!...
12-19-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,504
Posted By Kabuki12

I look forward to going and if all the stars line...

I look forward to going and if all the stars line up and this nasty virus situation stays under control it will happen. I wanted to go up for the non Eroica event that happened but a few of my stars...
12-15-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,136
Posted By Kabuki12

Ok I’ll play. A great iron horse I pass on my way...

Ok I’ll play. A great iron horse I pass on my way to Ventura. It looked good with my Raleigh so I took one with the...
12-13-21, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,080
Posted By gaucho777

1980 Colnago Super: A Build Thread

Okay, finished photo first, before I lose the TLDR crowd:

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I recently finished putting together my latest project, a 1980--or...
12-13-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By Steve Bauserman

Rene Herse Show and Tell

This has been on my list of grail bikes for many years. I have had four escape me at various auctions because of not wanting to pay obscene prices. They do not come up for sale often. I was amazed to...
12-12-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By Roger M

Thomas shared a couple of photos with me last...

Thomas shared a couple of photos with me last night. I think they're pretty nice.

...
12-06-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 992
Posted By davester

I think that being crazy is the minimum...

I think that being crazy is the minimum qualification for being on this forum.
12-01-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By Kilroy1988

This is my uncle's original '72 Raleigh Pro, by...

This is my uncle's original '72 Raleigh Pro, by the way. I posted about after I dug it out of his storage unit and fixed it up to ride a couple years ago. When I knew he was giving it back to me...
12-01-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,947
Posted By gugie

TdMIL 2021

Slow day at work, and I need to look like I'm busy, so I figured it was time to announce my annual-ish Tour de Mother-In-Law (TdMIL©) Why TdMIL? As explained several times in past years, my MIL...
11-25-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By northbend

Thanksgiving

Wishing a happy thanksgiving to you all.
I am thankful for the friendships I've made because of this forum.
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11-16-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,855
Posted By gaucho777

I know you all must be sick of seeing my LOOK by...

I know you all must be sick of seeing my LOOK by now, but it's my clear favorite (followed by the Merlin and then De Rosa Pro). Magical 753r tubing and a perfect fit. It has a lively feel, combined...
11-11-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,855
Posted By gomango

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands. ...

It's still here, so maybe my Hollands.


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11-09-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 7,855
Posted By merziac

This is very subjective as we all know and...

This is very subjective as we all know and shifting sands at best. My bikes are not asked to do what many here ask of theirs. I don't ride that hard, never raced, got nothing for hills but can ride...
11-05-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By Kabuki12

I generally clamp to the seat POST not the tube...

I generally clamp to the seat POST not the tube as my vintage road bikes are quite tender and sometimes( bottom bracket maintenance ) I put quite a bit of force on the bike. If I am just taking a...
10-08-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,150
Posted By rustystrings61

For years I kicked myself for selling this one - ...

For years I kicked myself for selling this one -
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- a 1976 Puch Royal X my...
10-05-21, 02:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,892
Posted By Kabuki12

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10-02-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By non-fixie

Just picked up my new jersey. :) ...

Just picked up my new jersey. :)

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10-02-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 145,405
Posted By northbend

"Don't let the facts get in the way of a good...

"Don't let the facts get in the way of a good story" Rich.....
10-02-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 589
Posted By mariachi

the cone wrench did the job! I'm ordering one of...

the cone wrench did the job! I'm ordering one of those park tool wrenches in any case, it was not an optimal experience with the cone wrench. Thanks everyone!
10-01-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,708
Posted By confente

Shown in the 1963 combined Cinelli/Columbus...

Shown in the 1963 combined Cinelli/Columbus catalog...
Columbus butted frame tubes for road races:
-No. 1 - Type "SP" butted 0.7/1.0 - weight kg. 2,375 per set - Strada Pesante (Road Heavy)
-No....
09-22-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,182
Posted By gugie

Day 3 - Pacific Grove to Big Sur

Day two's ride was a long haul. Day three had been scheduled for a mere 32 miles. The ride to Big Sur has some climbing, but nothing too steep. Our harbor pilot from Day 2, Patrick, lives locally, so...
09-22-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,182
Posted By gugie

Day 2 - Costanoa Lodge to Asilomar Hotel, Pacific Grove

It was early to bed, early to rise for the Touroici, as we had about 80 miles to cover on our second day. The lodge restaurant doesn't open till 8am, so we decided to do a Cliff bar and water...
09-22-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 50,308
Posted By Kabuki12

I just got this 64cm 1978 Raleigh Pro frame and...

I just got this 64cm 1978 Raleigh Pro frame and fork with BB and headset . One more tall boy for my stable. A future build....
09-21-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,182
Posted By gugie

Day 1 - SF to Costanoa Lodge

I awoke before my alarm went off, dressed to ride in my Fred ensemble, and rode over to the Mission District to pick up Bob, who looks exactly like a pocket Santa Claus, if said Santa Claus rode a...
09-20-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 38,707
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

My question is... As kind as he is, why should...

My question is... As kind as he is, why should he even interact with you when you doubt him anyway?

pgtnice.. (NICE name by the way), I suggest that you get a feel about certain areas of the...
09-13-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,182
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: 836
Posted By repechage

Round of 👏 applause

Round of 👏 applause
09-03-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,504
Posted By Kabuki12

Me too! I’m in , let’s hope the ducks line up for...

Me too! I’m in , let’s hope the ducks line up for a successful event. April can be sketchy weather wise but what the hell. That’s what plastic saddles are for!
09-01-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 22,897
Posted By Kabuki12

I am still looking forward to riding the Central...

I am still looking forward to riding the Central Coast. I have already checked with my riding buddy and he is planning on going as well. There are a couple more down here in Ventura County that are...
08-30-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By Roger M

A little photo assist for Thomas. ...

A little photo assist for Thomas.

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We're still traveling home from...
08-29-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By Roger M

Cino 2021 in the books. Two flats, one...

Cino 2021 in the books.

Two flats, one missed turn, and plenty of great memories.
...
08-25-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Binky

Bicycle decals approval.

I have never done this sort of purely cosmetic repair before but when I picked up a stark naked ALAN Record bike I thought I would give it a try.
I went on eBay and found a set of decals that...
08-18-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By davester

Sorry to hear that Doc. In further news, I...

Sorry to hear that Doc.

In further news, I am busy prepping for Cino...
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08-16-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 25,395
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

rccardr keeping fingers crossed! :D

rccardr keeping fingers crossed! :D
08-10-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20,805
Views: 3,733,280
Posted By WGB

They are the ones taking the photo. That was...

They are the ones taking the photo.

That was a terrifying statement - because it likely was true!
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