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11-23-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By clubman

I've been riding these casually but regularly for...

I've been riding these casually but regularly for about 20 years and they remind me of the Ambrosia Super Elites. Bombproof. I'm a clyde and they haven't required anything but the slightest of...
11-20-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By xiaoman1

52t, Unless the dent is really large,...

52t,
Unless the dent is really large, personally I would deal with it by putting a decal over it. Regardless of the how well the dent is "rolled" out it will still leave a slight impression in the...
11-18-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By juvela

----- wonder if Ofmega plastic gear mechs...

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wonder if Ofmega plastic gear mechs and Nylfor headsets would be welcome...


https://velobase.com/CompImages/RDerailleur/A45D6260-3923-4DD7-BFEB-EB71B8A5432E.jpeg
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11-18-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By morri869

1960 Atala pickup

Super excited about this one, I just happened to get lucky and see this Atala for sale locally right after it was posted.

From what I can tell it is a 1960 model (serial number starts with 60). It...
11-17-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 480
Posted By 70sSanO

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and...

I wouldn't attempt to use a 7700 cone and potentially destroy a really hard part to find. The seal diameter on both is 19.1mm OD. I'm not sure if the seal can be used with a different cone. I buy a...
11-13-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By ThermionicScott

Use 'em and update Velobase with your results. :)

Use 'em and update Velobase with your results. :)
11-13-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By clubman

Rigida made some top shelf rims in their day so...

Rigida made some top shelf rims in their day so I'm sure they're decent. I think it's near impossible to pass judgment on many rims.
Mavic just has better cred.
11-07-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By gobicycling

Aging as we go

Well, I made it to 83yo today. 22 years more than my dad. Many changes past 3+ years in our lives, but we keep plodding on. Too many of my friends are no longer with us. I still bike, swim, walk,...
11-03-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By JohnDThompson

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram....

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram. The part is interchangeable between Dura-Ace, 600, and 105 SIS downtube shift levers.
...
11-02-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By Chombi1

What's the point of having a dropped bar if it is...

What's the point of having a dropped bar if it is raised that high up??:rolleyes:;)
Otherwi, that bike looks really nice.....:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,656
Posted By Chinghis

So, if you assign points to each of your rankings...

So, if you assign points to each of your rankings - 4 for 1st place, 1 point for 4th - you end up with steel as the overall winner, taking your considerations into account:
Steel - 12 points...
11-01-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By iab

Worst thing you can say to an old person, for...

Worst thing you can say to an old person, for many reasons.

:)
10-31-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By 1989Pre

Velo Orange? I'm not sure too many of us would...

Velo Orange? I'm not sure too many of us would opt for modern iterations of classic components and accessories. I can't speak for anyone but myself, but I like to keep my bikes (with the exception of...
10-30-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By fraba

Designed by Cinelli Lotus Record frame

Hello all,
I just grab this Lotus Record frame. Not much information on this designed by Cinelli frame on the Internet. I tried to do my homeworks but would like more information and confirmation...
10-28-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By devinfan

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1628x1471/159d5c74_4c8b_4122_9512_7bfa57a8c75f_37552affc392484896ccef375ab556428bd0521e.jpeg
1st Gen Super Record, just because!
10-25-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,848
Posted By ascherer

I would re-ask this as, I could keep only one...

I would re-ask this as, I could keep only one which would it be? For me, this:...
10-24-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Bad Lag

Everything I've learned about this trip points...

Everything I've learned about this trip points out just how EPIC what you guys did really was.

Great trip, great photos, epic ride. Congratulations to you both!
10-22-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By cinelliguy

1976 Masi Gran Criterium - 245 mile West Coast Tour

Just to share a brief description of my tour from Redwood City CA to San Luis Obisbo CA, on my 76' Masi. This was a three day ride. Redwood City to Pebble Beach (102mi/7,500ft), Pebble Beach to...
10-21-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 5,626
Posted By smd4

I was looking forward to another post from you. ...

I was looking forward to another post from you.

Are there more technologically superior groupsets? Yep. Lighter? Yep. More gears? Yep.

No contest. I think the 25th Anniversary set is the...
10-21-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,848
Posted By smd4

If my 1986 Paramount was a little smaller, in SLX...

If my 1986 Paramount was a little smaller, in SLX instead of SL, and with my DA 7700 components instead of 7400, it might have won the prize. As it stands, however, the 1989 Cinelli takes the cup, in...
10-18-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By RH Clark

Most here know my story. I started riding a bike...

Most here know my story. I started riding a bike and dieting at age 50. At that time I hadn't been on a bike since I was 10. In 2 years, I lost nearly 200 lbs. I no longer need 3 steroid shots a...
10-17-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,287
Posted By bblair

Been riding almost 50 years. And I can see...

Been riding almost 50 years. And I can see definite changes:
Shorter now.
Hair is thin and all gray.
I need to pee more often.
I need to take a nap after a long ride and can only handle 1 or 2...
10-15-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By 75lechamp

Purple Ciocc first ride!

Finished up my Ciocc build. I got this frame last spring from a fellow who had it out in Honolulu for many years, and the original paint was degraded by the salt air and surf. Fortunately he was very...
10-15-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By smd4

I’m not sure it’s possible to use the words “Dura...

I’m not sure it’s possible to use the words “Dura Ace” and “cheap” in the same sentence!

(although I guess I just did)
10-15-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By jdawginsc

It was just reversed. And you guys are right,...

It was just reversed. And you guys are right, they are incompatible with the intact band...

Still wondering about the brass or just rust...

...
10-15-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By scarlson

I agree with all the sentiment surrounding the...

I agree with all the sentiment surrounding the Cyclone M2. My only problems with it are the super heavy return spring, which doesn't play well with retrofriction levers, large chain gap because it...
10-15-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By bwilli88

It is a 12-36 9 speed cassette. Best half step...

It is a 12-36 9 speed cassette. Best half step cassette made.

It is a 48x45 half step shifted by a Dura-Ace FD....
10-15-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,383
Posted By himespau

You can't be right on the internet unless you can...

You can't be right on the internet unless you can prove someone else is wrong.
10-14-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By mstateglfr

Shimano 6401 Tricolor RD. It's the first...

Shimano 6401 Tricolor RD.

It's the first really nice one I had, I like the look, and it works well for friction and indexed up to 9s.
Oh, and it can handle a 50/34 with 11-30 drivetrain combo....
10-14-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By Drillium Dude

In a way, I've already made the choice in real...

In a way, I've already made the choice in real time. All my riders (with the notable exception of my designated-off-roadie, the Casati, which has an NR) are equipped with these:
...
10-14-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By Bad Lag

I am at the C&V Forum, am I not? If so, I am...

I am at the C&V Forum, am I not?

If so, I am ASHAMED of you, ALL of you!

Campagnolo Nuovo Record is the ONLY answer (front and rear).

I have a Cyclone sitting in a box. I have a Deore XT,...
10-14-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By kunsunoke

Dura Ace 7700 GS, for all the reasons already...

Dura Ace 7700 GS, for all the reasons already stated.
10-14-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,299
Posted By bwilli88

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220914_164533780_09796252d6662009eb4a9fb01c9d31d93c895f91.jpg...
10-13-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,383
Posted By jon c.

Given that everyone can ride on whatever tire...

Given that everyone can ride on whatever tire they choose, why do people argue about this? Why do people feel the need to prove that their choice is superior?
10-12-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 78,510
Posted By AdventureManCO

Question: I'd love to see one of these started...

Question: I'd love to see one of these started here in Colorado/Denver. But not sure where to start or how to organize? I looked at the 'Regional Discussions' for my area and conversation is pretty...
10-09-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 425
Posted By clubman

Canadian Thanksgiving

Went for a beautiful 40 km ride on turkey day. Here's a few pics of rural NS. We have so much to be thankful for.

...
10-09-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,075
Posted By Sactown_Albert

I guess your suggestion is to make a sticky in...

I guess your suggestion is to make a sticky in the C&V forum for C&V regional rides. I think that is is a good idea.
10-09-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,075
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Vintage Populaire and November Rides

Great day with the Davis Bike Club on October 8th! The 4th Annual Vintage Populaire was blessed by great weather and excellent company. I saw a number of Camellia City club members on the ride and...
10-08-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,423
Posted By rccardr

Maybe it’s just time to let this one go. ...

Maybe it’s just time to let this one go.
Clearly the guy doesn’t realize that you’re pretty much universally recognized within the online vintage bike community as the top expert on identifying...
10-07-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,173
Posted By Sonofamechanic

W ...

W
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1220x2000/0c96e0fb_72d1_4f98_b1d1_27296ee770e4_c7f95b4103de2a228bd4c31d664ee0f0df5c0b80.jpeg...
10-07-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,802,098
Posted By merziac

Standard awesome Fuso colorway, came in many...

Standard awesome Fuso colorway, came in many colors and variations, one of the very best IMO. ;)

...
10-06-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8,147
Views: 2,802,098
Posted By Aerobots

That paintjob is SICK. I even saved the pic!

That paintjob is SICK.
I even saved the pic!
10-03-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,881
Posted By mkeller234

First off… I have not read through the 4 pages of...

First off… I have not read through the 4 pages of replies.

I have one major observation, from 15 years or so of commuting:

I have never before smelled so much marijuana smoke in all my previous...
10-01-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,104
Posted By panzerwagon

Early-mid 80s are truly the pinnacle for me....

Early-mid 80s are truly the pinnacle for me. Unicrown forks, threadless headsets and sloping top-tubes becoming standard across frame sizes, are the OG axis of evil, a trident of the terrible. Those...
10-01-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,104
Posted By Wildwood

Pinnacle of bicycle frameset design - opinion(ated?) thread

This is strictly an opinion thread. :thumb:
No right or wrong. :beer:
Maybe something laughable. :innocent:

There should be several categories.
Pick your especiality, as photos are always nice....
09-27-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By iab

Brief California talk. It's a full bio,...

Brief California talk. It's a full bio, California was a small part of his life. It's in Italian and a not so great English translation.
09-27-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,877
Posted By Kabuki12

It is personal taste , I suppose . I drove a 1957...

It is personal taste , I suppose . I drove a 1957 356A for 26 years and never had the urge to drive a more modern Porsche. I ride the same lugged steel bikes that I rode and lusted after when I was...
09-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,075
Posted By JoeBass

A short video of the first ride last Saturday: ...

A short video of the first ride last Saturday:
A Classic & Vintage Bike Ride with the Camillia City Vintage Lightweight Cycling Group - YouTube
09-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,877
Posted By repechage

yes. Three roadbike climbing time trial ...

yes. Three
roadbike
climbing
time trial

originally there were colored stripes on the top of the crown to designate

I should add that this was when they were all painted as LeJeune. (...
09-22-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 490
Posted By Mike V3

Isn’t there a burnt and a bright? Older ones...

Isn’t there a burnt and a bright? Older ones being burnt?
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