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09-01-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

I sure could use it... EDIT> Planetcyclery seems...

I sure could use it... EDIT> Planetcyclery seems to have ir without logo for $80 free shipping... 2009 apparently. Now I can wait, and think.
09-01-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,272
Posted By Last ride 76

My Legend CR is one of the best riders I have...

My Legend CR is one of the best riders I have ever been on. Perpetually in the riding order. Lugged Colorado Concept tubing. Brilliant frame builder/designer.
08-27-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,306
Posted By Last ride 76

Thank you.:)White cloth bar tape - just for...

Thank you.:)White cloth bar tape - just for display/short rides (with washed hands, no less,:o if i remember to do it). It's my old racer, restored, and neither of us are as fit as we were BITD....
08-27-20, 09:09 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

It's early eighties, super, or they may have been...

It's early eighties, super, or they may have been calling the chrome lugs superissimo, either way, it's a mutt as far as the parts, but if undamaged tubes and dropouts, no way you lose. If you feel...
08-26-20, 05:58 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

I believe Colian was the name Colin Laing and his...

I believe Colian was the name Colin Laing and his son gave to the frames they built together... Classic English builder who moved to the states.
08-26-20, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

"Rims are messed up, and gearing is a little off, otherwise fine."

"Rims are messed up, and gearing is a little off, otherwise fine." At least he posted the "messed up" part, or is this the fix?:twitchy:...
08-25-20, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Oooh, me, me... At least it's not as rusty as I...

Oooh, me, me... At least it's not as rusty as I would expect on the Cape. By the way, that bike has Campagnolo "hardware", OK?
08-24-20, 12:05 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Nice rack baby,,,

Nice rack baby,,,
08-23-20, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

They're around, buried in drawers. Go to C&V "in...

They're around, buried in drawers. Go to C&V "in search of" thread, say three " Hail Tulio"s and someone will send you one for postage, if that.
08-23-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,306
Posted By Last ride 76

I hope this makes up for my silly...

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Back in the day... Before Covid-19. December...
08-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,306
Posted By Last ride 76

Are you now? ...

Are you now?
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Oh I thought you said Kermit green, wait...
08-23-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Last ride 76

I just bought an NOS std cage,black anodized...

I just bought an NOS std cage,black anodized cyclone (oh be still my heart) missing top bolt, including tax $16. We'll be rich, I tell you, rich!
08-23-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By Last ride 76

I'll shrink, I'll shrink. Paging Dr. Procrustes,...

I'll shrink, I'll shrink. Paging Dr. Procrustes, please come to the OR, stat.
08-23-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By Last ride 76

Thoughts on your frame.

Norman, I just noticed that you are in Manila. (I can be somewhat slow at times.) Mostly locations don't affect things much. This time, I am going to venture it does. I said before I thought it...
08-21-20, 09:56 PM
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Views: 6,335
Posted By Last ride 76

I am at a loss for words... Not really:D Such...

I am at a loss for words... Not really:D Such blasphemy. Of course the RD only works with tight ratio freewheels. All anyone used on race bikes. That's all it was for. That. and drillium. The...
08-20-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,358
Posted By Last ride 76

There he goes again, showing off his "Massive"...

There he goes again, showing off his "Massive" chain wrapping, 3 pulley system:rolleyes:... (Sweet!)
08-13-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By Last ride 76

Taking track bike out for a gentle spin.

It's been a while since I've ridden a track bike anywhere. I've been itching just to putter around on this one, since I got it on Monday. I wasn't going to do it without a brake, and didn't want to...
08-11-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By Last ride 76

Old Track Bike ID... Parts list covers at least 3, (maybe 4, or even 5) decades

Let me say first off, I already swapped some parts out. Nothing that affects ID. I just wanted to give this old beast it's dignity back. Who ever put Shimano SPDs on it probably had a great time...
08-11-20, 12:26 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Beaut, the EMS is the later 200, supposed to be...

Beaut, the EMS is the later 200, supposed to be stronger or lighter, or something:foo: than the 200Sci, my Sci doesn't look quite so white (it's my "rain" bike)... Looks like the closet was a damp...
08-08-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,450
Posted By Last ride 76

I will, I will, I will get mine repainted, and...

I will, I will, I will get mine repainted, and rebuild it this "summer". I have the correct original decals, the money just keeps squirting out of my hands. Very beautiful, very.
08-08-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,019
Posted By Last ride 76

A brief hello from C&V

Hinterland Rovers, posted on American Built Frames Only, on Facebook (shudder). Steampunk is so weird, and yet rules, (sometimes)!...
08-06-20, 09:05 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

But sooo pretty.. I'm in.

But sooo pretty.. I'm in.
08-06-20, 08:55 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Colnagos were notorious for frames having...

Colnagos were notorious for frames having "sloppy" club cut outs, in the seventies. Probably what started the counterfeiting rumours...
I remember excuses being made, saying how well they rode, and...
08-05-20, 11:52 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Really? Bikes sans wheels are a blessing to me....

Really? Bikes sans wheels are a blessing to me. Less buying competition,and one less pair of wheels hanging around! Almost every bike I have, has it's "proper" (read lightweight go fast, usually...
08-01-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 651
Posted By Last ride 76

Cadex frame, scraped clean. ​​​​​​Final wipe,...

Cadex frame, scraped clean.
​​​​​​Final wipe, loose dropout found
Beautiful, Useless....
07-31-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By Last ride 76

I'm calling BS on this folk-lore.... Not your...

I'm calling BS on this folk-lore.... Not your fault, but there is incorrect stuff posted to Velobase by well meaning individuals, that does not get sufficiently put through the mill.

Now prove me...
07-31-20, 09:47 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

You seem worried, and bummed, so I'll leave out...

You seem worried, and bummed, so I'll leave out the silly remarks.
As others have said, I believe you're in no danger from frame failure, and it may even still track straight ridge now, as is...
07-30-20, 08:11 PM
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Views: 3,787
Posted By Last ride 76

Yeah, Lots of rules. Better stick to them. ...

Yeah, Lots of rules. Better stick to them.
:banned:



I've never had an opportunity to use that before:D.

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07-30-20, 07:37 PM
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Views: 3,215,166
Posted By Last ride 76

Hey, Do you have any idea how many of us got...

Hey,
Do you have any idea how many of us got our intro to drop bars, and toe clips on those "BOS" (in the sixties). I'm not arguing about value, but please show a little respect...
We felt pretty...
07-29-20, 04:22 AM
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Views: 847
Posted By Last ride 76

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Garage? Y..you leave your bikes in a garage???
:eek:​​​​​​
07-26-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 443
Posted By Last ride 76

Oh boy, I almost had a stroke. Or something. I...

Oh boy, I almost had a stroke. Or something. I was looking at this thread on my phone, and you hooked me right in with that first handlebar pic. Second photo got everything flowing properly again. A...
07-25-20, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Well Jason, guess what I just found, while...

Well Jason, guess what I just found, while looking for a bunch of misplaced other things...

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07-23-20, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

Help, I'm stuck on New Jersey FBM. If I don't...

Help, I'm stuck on New Jersey FBM. If I don't shut it off soon I will become clinically brain dead......
07-22-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,194
Views: 280,035
Posted By Last ride 76

. Thanks for that:thumb:. ​​​​​​I've...

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Thanks for that:thumb:.

​​​​​​I've been a CoVid bachelor, not even my daughter over, since mid-March. Sick of it all, but not sick. Being socially distanced from family sucks. There are...
07-21-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 958
Posted By Last ride 76

This!

For the win! Robbie, you have a way with words.
​Thanks for that. Cheers, and smiles, Eric
07-21-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By Last ride 76

Early Cadex 980 C Excitement

Been on the prowl for one of these for a few years, but wanted to find one cheap, like some of those posted here. It happened yesterday. Nice backdrop, right?...
07-20-20, 05:49 PM
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Views: 8,512,542
Posted By Last ride 76

Definitely a reasonable price.

Definitely a reasonable price.
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By Last ride 76

I know what you mean, relief, but also a feeling...

I know what you mean, relief, but also a feeling of happiness, having made the comparison, and come up roses!
You'll find something worth taking a little heat for. I'm off to get a $100 wheeless...
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Views: 524
Posted By Last ride 76

Drink? Oh, I see... You mean almost qualifies as...

Drink? Oh, I see... You mean almost qualifies as C&V. My oldest ones will qualify for early SSI in a few years*, you young whippersnapper.:50::D


*Still by any reasonable C&V standard, not "old".
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Views: 682
Posted By Last ride 76

^^^^^^^ +1 I'm with him... I think $7-800 is an...

^^^^^^^ +1 I'm with him... I think $7-800 is an ebay (or really patient 6-9 mos and lucky enough to find a fanboy) price.
Locally CL etc, I would not expect to pay over $600 and perhaps a chunk...
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Views: 501
Posted By Last ride 76

I've got 2 pairs sitting around, both nice, one...

I've got 2 pairs sitting around, both nice, one basically NOS. usually go nowhere above $40. Always seem underpriced relative to the design, chrome and great toe-clips. But I'm not gonna argue with...
07-17-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Exactly...:thumb:

+1 Exactly...:thumb:
07-15-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,170
Posted By Last ride 76

Forget bad gearing, flappy clothes and badly...

Forget bad gearing, flappy clothes and badly inflated tires... That's amateur hour stuff, (less safe, not good training technique) Want to HTFU fast? Twist small lead sheet fishing type weights...
07-15-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,585
Posted By Last ride 76

You may be a philistene, bur you make a very...

You may be a philistene, bur you make a very convincing argument right there, for your point of view:eek:. Wow.
Cheers. Eric
07-13-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,585
Posted By Last ride 76

Where Futura 2000 Got his inspiration???

Where Futura 2000 Got his inspiration???
07-13-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,102
Posted By Last ride 76

Glad to see your post. Yep, 7/32 Allen key, I'd...

Glad to see your post. Yep, 7/32 Allen key, I'd be willing to bet Doug is correct with the rest too....
07-13-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,102
Posted By Last ride 76

I'm sorry I should not do this to a new member......

I'm sorry I should not do this to a new member... first, WELCOME!
Now...Sorry, Impossible bolt to find. Please send useless frame to: E Smith, Box 1000, Northvale Post Office, Northvale NJ, 07647
...
07-13-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 58,279
Views: 8,512,542
Posted By Last ride 76

Old oddity $45 CT

Worth it, if you're in...
07-12-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 856
Posted By Last ride 76

I've postponed lots of things. Staying home, as...

I've postponed lots of things. Staying home, as much as possible, keeps you, and everyone else safer, generally speaking. Obviously there are exceptions. Played a part in my rationalizing buying a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,124
Posted By Last ride 76

Really? That's the last thing, if you require...

Really? That's the last thing, if you require assistance of any sort? Or if someone needs your assistance?
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