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08-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including...

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including the integrated bars/stem.



...
08-08-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By RustyJames

Definitely from county Bullshire. They make...

Definitely from county Bullshire. They make horseshoes and hand grenades in a factory down the road from the Campy factory.

Some day someone will explain to me the mish-mash of metric/fractional...
08-07-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 453
Posted By dweenk

Close works in horseshoes and hand grenades.

Close works in horseshoes and hand grenades.
08-06-22, 03:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 621
Posted By fender1

I’ll take “Things I Don’t Need” for $100 Alex! 1986 Cannondale SM700

This bike appeared locally and being a sucker for roller cam brakes, how could I say no?

This is a 1 owner, 1986 SM700 that seems to be original, save a rear tire replacement. It has a full...
08-06-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 19,242
Views: 2,420,521
Posted By Drillium Dude

Out and about in the heat - 106 here today. Nice...

Out and about in the heat - 106 here today. Nice that I was able stop occasionally at various shaded oases. Took some pics at the one closest to home (mormon temple) on Pinnacle Peak Road. Btw, this...
08-06-22, 11:41 AM
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Views: 2,420,521
Posted By botty kayer

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's...

SwimmerMike those buildings remind of the ATAT's from the Empire Strikes Back.

I got my Tommasini back on the road this weekend. A few months ago I lost the front end on an oil spill while going...
08-05-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 284
Posted By 1964Supersport

Updated picture of 64 Supersport.

Picked up my bike today, new Pasela Pro tite's and Brooks B17 installed. Im wondering if anyone can recommend a nice leather seat bag. When I was a young boy I had one , came in handy to carry a...
08-05-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,661
Posted By gugie

day 1

A pic from day 1

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north of Forest Grove
08-03-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By nlerner

I had a bike set up with an RD that was missing...

I had a bike set up with an RD that was missing that stop pin. Biggest PITA was if I needed to remove the rear wheel, such as to fix a flat, the cage would spin around, the chain would tie itself in...
08-02-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By JohnDThompson

We made some like that at Trek, for salespeople...

We made some like that at Trek, for salespeople to carry around and show off the Trek socketed dropouts and investment cast bottom bracket shells and lugs before the actual bikes were available.
08-02-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,065
Posted By smd4

You don't have to wait. [O]ldguyonabike,...

You don't have to wait. [O]ldguyonabike, Wileyone, Cynikal, squirtdad, bulgie and jdawginsc all posted several images and the names of other framebuilders employing this somewhat archaic technique. A...
08-02-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,065
Posted By merziac

My and I suspect many others patience is wearing...

My and I suspect many others patience is wearing very thin, you're not going to "make" anyone discover these whether they "deserve" it or not.

You came here and inserted yourself with something...
07-31-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,056
Posted By ItsTimeToBike

Quoting myself from an old, but now possibly...

Quoting myself from an old, but now possibly revived thread;
"I promise to post some pics of her "coming out squeaky clean party" - will be some time before that though".

Not much has changed...
07-31-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By BillRS22

Mercian Pro 1974

This is a 1974 Mercian Pro that I rebuilt with Campy components earlier this summer. I bought the bike in 1975 and originally
built it up with DuraAce components. In the 90ís it sported a Campy...
07-31-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,065
Posted By T-Mar

These are quite nice pieces of industrial art....

These are quite nice pieces of industrial art. Fillet brazing was a popular technique when lugs didn't work (i.e odd angle frames, oversize diameter tubes, non-round tubes, etc.). That is one of the...
07-30-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,065
Posted By bulgie

There are various ways that have been used in the...

There are various ways that have been used in the past. In the early '70s, a couple of Italian builders I'm aware of and at least a couple British bikes I saw had Campy brake centerbolts brazed on....
07-29-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By 1964Supersport

Brooks seat arrived , Pro tite tires on the way !

The new Brooks seat just arrived, took it down to the bike shop. The owner had told me if I would leave it with him he would Proofide it for me. He had ordered Pesla tires for me and found out they...
07-29-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By Drillium Dude

Kurt, I will never, ever tire of your sense of...

Kurt, I will never, ever tire of your sense of humor :)

DD
07-29-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This thread has all the makings of a pump and...

This thread has all the makings of a pump and dump scheme. The OP has a basement full of these things and due to all the quirky design features usability is compromised. My theory is this thread is...
07-29-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By cudak888

Oh, friction. Friction! Everybody is a...

Oh, friction. Friction!

Everybody is a beginner in friction except me...!
...
07-29-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By smd4

Just not Switzerland. Y'all make a great knife,...

Just not Switzerland. Y'all make a great knife, though. I have many, including one in my pocket right now!

I would have asked a question about it but...well, you know how that goes.

Sounds like...
07-29-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By cudak888

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing...

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing appreciation thread. Here is my contribution. 😈
...
07-28-22, 11:39 PM
07-28-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,886
Posted By Lbxpdx

Iím starting to understand the beauty of rear derailleurs.

Since itís been hot I have been waking up early, and this morning I noticed this set for $30 on CL which had been posted at 6 am. Luckily the guy was driving through my town and meet me a few...
07-28-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By reissue59

Bonjour Argo, salut d'un cousin du Quebec. ...

Bonjour Argo, salut d'un cousin du Quebec.
fantastique bolides. Merci pour ta contribution dans ce forum. Jamais entendu parler de cette marque mais c'est certain que l'ensemble des membres de ce...
07-28-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,021
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You are correct regarding the vintage comment,...

You are correct regarding the vintage comment, ignoring your personal attacks. However there is nothing special about filet brazing and other than taking a ridiculous amount of time to finish to that...
07-28-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By himespau

+1 Don't know what it says about my...

+1

Don't know what it says about my abilities then. Sub-toddler?
07-27-22, 07:48 PM
07-26-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,246
Posted By Drillium Dude

Paul, I hope in whatever afterlife there is,...

Paul, I hope in whatever afterlife there is, you're now experiencing the equivalent of riding hundreds of miles a day - each ride on a different, but equally beautiful and flawlessly-performing bike....
07-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,246
Posted By joesch

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

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RIP Paul Brodek
https://www.feeneyfuneralhome.com/tributes/Paul-Brodek
07-25-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,661
Posted By gugie

We're hugging the Willamette River the entire...

We're hugging the Willamette River the entire route, might have a detour or two to do some of this:
...
07-25-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,392
Posted By gugie

Unfortunately all of the great owner operated...

Unfortunately all of the great owner operated bike shops we knew and remember eventually go out of business. The only ones that will last are the corporate owned ones (Trek, Specialized) that are run...
07-23-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,140
Posted By randyjawa

I like to find bikes at the dump - but...

My youngest daughter and I go to the dump, to scavenge, a couple of times a week. Needless to say, I look for old road bikes (there was a youth's Glider road bike there today, a Fuji mountain bike...
07-23-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 290
Posted By Positron400

Vintage Frame NOS Puch Mistral build w/ new parts

Hey fellow bike nerds,

after seeing the amazing build of the Pinarelle Treviso, I felt like showing my first build too.
Unfortunately I wasn't clever enough to take too many pictures during the...
07-22-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By branko_76

Cycle Smithy Chicago & Mark's Museum

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Stopped by yesterday to buy some lights for my Falcon commuter and saw the sign. I'd been going there since a kid in the 70's so I took a few photos.....


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07-20-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,493
Posted By SurferRosa

After the ride, Bob will read your innermost...

After the ride, Bob will read your innermost thoughts. No filter, and it can get a little embarrassing.

Should be great weather.
07-19-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,069
Posted By SoccerBallXan

The thrill is in the hunt. Once you've captured...

The thrill is in the hunt. Once you've captured the unicorn it becomes just another stupid POS that your wife hates.
07-18-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By Andy_K

I was actually planning to send mine out to be...

I was actually planning to send mine out to be painted. The Rust Oleum was just supposed to be a temporary measure so I could ride it to see how it fit before investing more money. Then it turned out...
07-15-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By JohnDThompson

Curved brake bridge and wrap-over seat stay caps...

Curved brake bridge and wrap-over seat stay caps suggest "British" to me.
07-14-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By AJI125

Didn't find a post paint picture but thought for...

Didn't find a post paint picture but thought for sure I took some. Had a kind of honeycomb effect, that I understand to be caused by spraying on too thick, even when I tried sanding down, the voids...
07-11-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,257
Posted By nomadmax

I don't ride a vintage steel bike for what it...

I don't ride a vintage steel bike for what it does, I ride it for what it "is".
07-09-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,956
Posted By smd4

Cinelli Supercorsa

Well, I missed the June/silver bike thread by a few days, but I thought I'd share a few photos of my bike. 1989 Cinelli Supercorsa with full Dura Ace 7400/7700 components. The pedals, seatpost, stem...
07-06-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,203
Posted By 52telecaster

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.
07-04-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,335
Posted By 79pmooney

If you saw my arm length, you'd get a clue. I...

If you saw my arm length, you'd get a clue. I learned many years ago that "normal" reaches mean I cannot properly relax/stretch my torso and I cramp. I'm long, skinny and light. Not young. All a...
07-04-22, 10:51 AM
07-04-22, 02:02 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,335
Posted By merziac

Ben, fixed gear, one speed, GO! ;)

Ben, fixed gear, one speed, GO! ;)
07-03-22, 10:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,335
Posted By merziac

Somewhat random pics from the ride. ;) The...

Somewhat random pics from the ride. ;)

The guest of honor.
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His ride...
07-03-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By fliplap

Refreshment stop climbing Col du Pas de Peyrol ...

Refreshment stop climbing Col du Pas de Peyrol


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07-02-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By Chuck M

I don't have a bottle cage on this bike, but I...

I don't have a bottle cage on this bike, but I had a debit card and the brewery was open.
...
07-01-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By Andy_K

Challenge accepted ...

Challenge accepted

https://www.cyclesprog.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/IMG_4349.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/2836/33553378625_ec7c29b20d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/T7ZQu2)
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