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12-03-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 175,535
Posted By gaucho777

On my commute home today, I ran into a buddy and...

On my commute home today, I ran into a buddy and fellow teaching colleague, Calvin Trampleasure, who works at a nearby school. Calvin was an accomplished racer in the 70s and 80s. He was a multiple...
12-02-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 47,991
Posted By nlerner

Something old: ...

Something old:

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Something newer:...
12-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 440
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-20-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By DiabloScott

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my...

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my commuter bike, I tried a cowboy mount as I left the parking spot in the company garage. My left foot was on the pedal and I was swinging my right leg...
11-20-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4,708
Views: 489,928
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on...

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on some cheap cork tape with the idea I might get some Fizik black to go matchy-matchy with the saddle at a later date.
Bought as a sad single speed...
11-18-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,304
Posted By ctak

Almost everything? This isn't really c&v (nor is...

Almost everything? This isn't really c&v (nor is it mine), but this is where my 80s Impulse is headed.. :eek:
...
11-17-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,569
Posted By WhyFi

I'd start one, but no one would see it.

I'd start one, but no one would see it.
11-15-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,352
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

"I don't care what kind of skills you claim to...

"I don't care what kind of skills you claim to have...you can't build accurately and consistently without one." cxwrench

I will take issue with this claim. I've built many (as in many dozens) of...
11-11-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,922
Posted By Lazyass

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry...

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry designed to clear the 33.3mm Jack Brown tire. If I could snap my fingers and have any bike in the world it would be this.
...
11-10-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,922
Posted By ColonelSanders

That isn't Raquel Welsh, I am pretty sure it is...

That isn't Raquel Welsh, I am pretty sure it is Brigitte Bardot.

But it does match the theme of this thread. :p
10-27-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,397
Posted By shelbyfv

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just...

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just doesnt make any sense to get rid of the front triple. A bike report I read had a bike with a 34 front and 12 gears in the cluster. The reason it...
10-23-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By Ironfish653

If the bike is solid mechanically, but in need of...

If the bike is solid mechanically, but in need of cosmetic rehabilitation, this is a good way to go, particularly if you’re not trying to spend a lot of time and money. I know that will catch some...
10-23-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By shelbyfv

Great choice! Buy one or two and report back. ...

Great choice! Buy one or two and report back. :thumb:
10-22-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By neeonbrowwn

Update: did the razor / paint stripper...

Update:

did the razor / paint stripper method, and it came off nicely, and stripped beautifully.. looks as good as new!

thanks everyone
09-14-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 65,182
Views: 10,211,462
Posted By rustystrings61

Good man and smart move! They're interesting...

Good man and smart move! They're interesting platform bikes, i.e., you can adapt them to all sorts of interesting formats. The chrome on mine was sloughing off like a snake shedding its skin, so I...
09-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,467
Posted By Koyote

If it's a "money no object build," you would not...

If it's a "money no object build," you would not be asking this question.
08-29-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 65,182
Views: 10,211,462
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

600 tri-color, under bb cable routing, and...

600 tri-color, under bb cable routing, and internal cable in tt imply late 80s early 90s to me...
Looks like a nice frame. And color matched Silca Impero is a bonus.
...
08-10-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,502
Posted By partyanimal

In my experience it's usually the pedals. But...

In my experience it's usually the pedals.
But when someone mentioned your laces, I don't think they meant them getting caught or hitting anything. I've seen it where the plastic end on my laces are...
08-07-21, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By SurferRosa

What if it's a 1975 Schwinn, and all he needs to...

What if it's a 1975 Schwinn, and all he needs to do is change his 120mm stem to an 80 by going down to the co-op and spending $10?

Not everyone needs a pro to tell them how to spend $300.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,897
Posted By iReadBlitz

Ridiculous. I've heard of this but it didn't sway...

Ridiculous. I've heard of this but it didn't sway me away from buying white shoes. I just got back into cycling after a 10 year absence and I am, lets just say, not a stud by any means.
If while I'm...
07-08-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Iride01

Why worry about it? Just go riding. The dent...

Why worry about it? Just go riding.

The dent bothers you and the rusty end of the cable housing doesn't?
05-29-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,393
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

You've summed up everything I learned in painting...

You've summed up everything I learned in painting my Trek. If I had somewhere to work outdoors, protected from the wind and blowing dust, I would not hesitate to try this again. As I had to convert...
05-19-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,346
Posted By randyjawa

It is all good and very happy to see that all of...

It is all good and very happy to see that all of my work is, once again, available to those who need it.

A couple of years ago, while sitting in the villa that I rent in Jamaica, a fellow...
05-05-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,800
Posted By nlerner

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.

A couple of years ago I was younger than I am now.
04-16-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,216
Posted By jamesdak

And while he was here talking bikes with me DHL...

And while he was here talking bikes with me DHL called to arrange delivery of the Guv'nor I ordered months and months ago as a fun little, slow down and enjoy the experience, bike.
...
04-16-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 65,182
Views: 10,211,462
Posted By capt_velo

I know just the guy for that seat post setup! ...

I know just the guy for that seat post setup!


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04-15-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,171
Posted By spelger

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart...

and i thought it was to have a low resting heart rate.
04-14-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8,073
Views: 2,606,073
Posted By Roger M

A bike I recently finished for my son. It's a...

A bike I recently finished for my son. It's a 1984 Serotta Nova Special. It's fitted with 6700 Ultegra drivetrain and brakes, Bontrager Race lite wheels, 7410 Dura Ace crankset and bottom bracket. ...
04-05-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,514
Posted By chaadster

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are...

I gotta say, most of the threads on the topic are rubbish, and I’ve seen a lot of them over the course of my +12 years on BF. I say this because it was only this year that I saw someone suggest...
03-30-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Koyote

You just described my first marriage.

You just described my first marriage.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 254,797
Posted By botty kayer

Perhaps a bit C&V-ey for some, but they both run...

Perhaps a bit C&V-ey for some, but they both run 20 speed Campag so are not as old as they may look. New tyres on the Merckx and tried the Nikor with some deep rimmed old style Shamals, and in my...
03-10-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,088
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd suggest avoiding whatever contributed to your...

I'd suggest avoiding whatever contributed to your other thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/cyclocross-gravelbiking-recreational/1225400-poop-fun-after-2-solid-rides-row.html
02-24-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

My eyes see no crease or corner to the dent....

My eyes see no crease or corner to the dent. That's good as any sharp feature can act as a stress concentrator. But to be sure I suggest you stop riding this frame and send it to me for safe care:)...
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,270
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 11,969
Posted By mackgoo

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a...

Bianchi Ti Mega Tube. I bought it because it's a Bianchi and very unique. I love it.


...
01-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Mattdiano

Probably won't get your balls busted if you buy...

Probably won't get your balls busted if you buy this group and sport if with pride on your bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,066
Views: 888,253
Posted By Het Volk

That is a really sick bike. Also - not many Ti...

That is a really sick bike. Also - not many Ti Lemonds around, so definitely a bit of a collector bike.
11-05-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,960
Posted By CargoDane

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a...

Nothing like using a computer to complain on a website about clocks and being nostalgic for a time hundreds of years ago.
10-20-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,922
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

This makes me drool - Condor Acciaio Stainless ...

This makes me drool - Condor Acciaio Stainless
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09-26-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 65,182
Views: 10,211,462
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy. ...

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy.

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/kingston-vintage-70s-windsor/7203206559.htmlVintage 70's Windsor Competition Bicycle - $600 (Kingston,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By Just Mark

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on...

As every Roadie knows: The proper way to crash on your bike is to keep your feet locked to the pedals, your butt on the seat and your hands on the handle bar. This will protect your bike as your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By Zaskar

Can you give us your instagram, YouTube channel...

Can you give us your instagram, YouTube channel and any other socials you're posting all your rad stuff? I'm sure we're all going to want to follow your awesome adventures. In meantime, I'll just...
07-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First ever half century!

Well, have not done a lot of cycling this year. Working from home, so no commuting mileage, and my attitude towards making an effort to do, well, anything beyond what I have to do, has been 'I...
06-30-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,651
Posted By Last ride 76

​​​​​ Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom...

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Very cool, but different... 1998 Custom Wisconsin
​​​​factory modded Reynolds 853 Lemond Zurich. S&S couplers installed and then finished with custom factory paint and decals... It's a...
06-16-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By SalsaShark

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few...

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few thousand miles under its belt and is Extra Smooth! Might help satisfy your photo deficiency. I will get around to cutting off the excess steerer...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,896
Posted By cb400bill

Let's not turn this thread into another frame...

Let's not turn this thread into another frame material choice/argument thread. Thank you.
04-23-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,312
Views: 747,863
Posted By scarlson

One hen's tooth. Presumably sold by an honest...

One hen's tooth. Presumably sold by an honest lawyer upon discovery that hell had frozen over. Saw a pig fly the other day, but it was 4/20.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,957
Posted By 69chevy

The main benefit goes to the person who got paid...

The main benefit goes to the person who got paid adjusting a seatpost and a stem based on what they believe is best for you.
03-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,476
Posted By steelbikeguy

does it count if I took the photos?? At the...

does it count if I took the photos??

At the 2015 NAHBS, Mark DiNucci had an unpainted frame on display. It clearly showed some of the really cool details that paint would tend to obscure or...
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