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01-16-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By botty kayer

I managed just under 8000 miles for the year,...

I managed just under 8000 miles for the year, sadly due to Covid and limited travel options, almost all of them have been in London, and I only managed 3 brief cycle trips outside London. The...
01-15-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By Slightspeed

No new bikes this year, either in or out. I did...

No new bikes this year, either in or out. I did sell one last year, a "too small for me but couldn't pass it up" Legnano Gran Premio. So here's my top three, 1964 Legnano Roma, had since new, as my...
01-14-22, 07:04 PM
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Views: 3,389,464
Posted By merziac

I have the carb and turbo here in the pile...

I have the carb and turbo here in the pile somewhere, I've had this for a long time, finally gave into a good friend who wants to get it done up before we're too old to do it or ride it. ;)

Yep,...
01-14-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 3,389,464
Posted By merziac

^^^ On that note, anyone know what this is? ...

^^^ On that note, anyone know what this is?

Drug this out of mothballs the other day, had to reassemble some of it to do so, in the shed packed with 2 other motorcycles and a mountain of junk...
01-13-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 66,090
Views: 10,447,317
Posted By Bianchigirll

That need 20” BMX tubulars with Disc brakes and...

That need 20” BMX tubulars with Disc brakes and you have a vintage retro minivelo
01-12-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 66,090
Views: 10,447,317
Posted By jdawginsc

Supersize me! For our super tall members... ...

Supersize me! For our super tall members...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/203698124644?hash=item2f6d5ab764:g:HooAAOSw9Jxgb0q7

...
01-11-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By gugie

$7 in 1975 $, I think I was overcharged.

$7 in 1975 $, I think I was overcharged.
01-11-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By thinktubes

Nope. I usually start with a bare frame, and then...

Nope. I usually start with a bare frame, and then aim for cheap and practical.

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This is the only original part on the whole bike....
01-11-22, 12:37 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,687
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I would say the desire is there, and I've done it...

I would say the desire is there, and I've done it before. If I'm feeling nostalgic or 'romantic' towards the era, then yeah. Otherwise, it's straight to modernization to get the most and best out of...
01-09-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By mountaindave

My top 3: 1) I only had two vintage bikes come...

My top 3:
1) I only had two vintage bikes come my way this year, a 1976-ish Motobecane Grand Record and a 1984 Peugeot Urban Express, neither of which are built up yet. :( Work gets in the way of a...
01-08-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,224
Posted By mountaindave

Winter course check: ...

Winter course check:
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Brown’s Meadow (ice beard!!)...
01-07-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By GTBruiser

The Spaceliner with a replacement fork before...

The Spaceliner with a replacement fork before painting.
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01-06-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here it is, the only bike I've got. In the...

Here it is, the only bike I've got.

In the immortal words of that dude named Han; "Hear me baby? ... hold together"

...
01-06-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 337,842
Posted By Andy_K

I can't give an unconditional endorsement of...

I can't give an unconditional endorsement of these brakes with road levers. The issue is cable pull. I completely geeked out...
01-06-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 337,842
Posted By Andy_K

I got this 1990 ST400 about a month ago. It had...

I got this 1990 ST400 about a month ago. It had all the original components, including the tires. Lots of chips in the paint, but otherwise it was in very good shape. The original components were...
01-05-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By Hproduguidon

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01-04-22, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18,383
Views: 2,152,377
Posted By djkashuba

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https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51801100935_7d5cf4410b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mVubzV)
Jenner CA (https://flic.kr/p/2mVubzV) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
...
01-04-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By merziac

Apples to apples. :thumb: Great job.

Apples to apples. :thumb:

Great job.
01-04-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By tremolo1965

1978 De Rosa

Happy New Year! I’ve managed to hold onto this bicycle through divorce, multiple moves, a new relationship and home buying. Almost sold her a couple of times.. only ridden on dry, sunny days. I am on...
01-04-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By C0UG4R

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My Zeus I got this summer at Cino Heroica.
01-04-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By thumpism

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01-04-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By thumpism

...except in The Stand by Stephen King. ...

...except in The Stand by Stephen King.
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01-03-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1985) SHIMANO Dura-Ace group

The arrival of Shimano Index System (SIS)...
...
01-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By sarhog

I’ll ad my recent acquisition… ...

I’ll ad my recent acquisition…


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1985 Trek 410
01-03-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By repechage

My Name is Ernesto

I am Colnago.

needs a few finalizations.


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01-03-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By nlerner

Okay, here the results after a couple more rounds...

Okay, here the results after a couple more rounds of goop and wrap, a fair amount of polishing, installation of headset, fork, and headbadge:
...
01-03-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By cb400bill

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01-03-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By gugie

"Come for the bikes, stay for the people."

2021 was a year to get back on the road for my favorite cycling activity, credit card touring, and spending time on the road with my cycling buddies.

rccardr already posted the Virginia trip. It...
01-03-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,314
Posted By tjfastback66

Had it - Sold it - now regret it! ...

Had it - Sold it - now regret it!

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01-03-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,574
Posted By steelbikeguy

Congrats to all who got out on the bike(s)...

Congrats to all who got out on the bike(s) regularly, maintaining their physical and mental health!

I had a good year, putting 8882 miles on my modest collection of bikes. That's a good year for...
01-03-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,574
Posted By Kobe

Jan - 392 Feb - 361 Mar - 396 Apl - 338 ...

Jan - 392
Feb - 361
Mar - 396
Apl - 338
May - 386
Jun - 270
Jul - 334
Aug- 241
Sep - 315
Oct - 328
01-03-22, 01:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By P!N20

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

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01-02-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm.....I can't really say that my top 3 are...

Hmmm.....I can't really say that my top 3 are truly C&V but I can sorta stretch the "truth" a bit to make them so. ;)

First would be two new buys that are totally based on classic designs. Also my...
01-02-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By C0UG4R

Not really a meme but I found it funny. ...

Not really a meme but I found it funny.
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01-02-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

This should be a good thread. Memes are the best....

This should be a good thread. Memes are the best. :)

Probably my favorite here, and explanation of why I and a lot of people get turned off to soccer, even if it is a lot of fun to play (and I did...
01-02-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By delbiker1

I do not have a meme, but every time I see my ex,...

I do not have a meme, but every time I see my ex, she asks me how many bikes do I have now. Two years running it is the same number, 8.
01-02-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

My fun-est projects were: 1) Raleigh...

My fun-est projects were:

1) Raleigh Prestige:
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01-02-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,574
Posted By thinktubes

Thanks! New tires early in the season, new...

Thanks!

New tires early in the season, new chain around the mid-point. Had a bottle cage break in November. Also changed from 48T to 50T and trued the wheels.

Due for an overhaul this winter....
01-02-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By cb400bill

Paramount PDG-5 ...

Paramount PDG-5


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01-01-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By Force

More purchasing than riding in 2021, I'm afraid....

More purchasing than riding in 2021, I'm afraid. Looking forward to changing that in 2022.
Found these three French bikes:

Motobecane Le Champion. Can't wait to get it road ready....
01-01-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,574
Posted By thinktubes

134 for December. A daytime ride on the 31st...

134 for December. A daytime ride on the 31st added 43 miles. Was hoping for a 2500-ish year and ended up with 3050. WFH and decent fall weather helped a lot. First time I’ve done 3K in over 20 years....
01-01-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

mhespenheide us tall guys do French fit just...

mhespenheide us tall guys do French fit just fine!

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01-01-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dfrost

You could replace the small ring with a...

You could replace the small ring with a tripleizer. Found one recently at Recycled Cycles for my daughter’s 7410 crank set.
01-01-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,081
Posted By nlerner

Strip tease

Just before Christmas I picked up a ‘71 Fuji Finest from CL for a decent price. The paint was rough, but I’ve had a Finest and a Newest from this era and know that they are all chrome under the...
01-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By rccardr

All of my notable action occurred during the...

All of my notable action occurred during the summer.

First, picked up this sadly worn and relatively expensive Wizard from fellow BF member Gary12000. Fork was bent, top tube dented. Ultimately...
01-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18,383
Views: 2,152,377
Posted By non-fixie

First activity of 2022, a twenty-mile loop around...

First activity of 2022, a twenty-mile loop around the Nieuwkoop lakes to the Old Rhine river and back. Temperature was exceptionally nice for the season - in the high fifties, but it was a little...
01-01-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Bianchigirll

1988 Bicycling Reviews Tommasini, Tesch, Bianchi.....

I am busy trying to scan and upload to FB all my Bianchi catalogs and other cycling related information and I came across this. I of course saved mostly because of the Bianchi Proto but the other...
01-01-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,780
Posted By Andy Antipas

Early 80's Doug Fattic weight weenie build

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01-01-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dfrost

Nice! The white housings, tape and saddle really...

Nice! The white housings, tape and saddle really help the white frame highlights pop. And the replacement crankset is a HUGE esthetic improvement! Your knees probably like it, too.

I just...
12-31-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,519
Posted By ehcoplex

Got back into 'serious' riding this past spring...

Got back into 'serious' riding this past spring after a couple decades of little more than 3-speed utility cycling. For largely nostalgic reasons (harkening back to a beloved ST600 I had in the early...
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