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08-10-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,986
Posted By mstateglfr

10 years? That's longer than many bikes here...

10 years? That's longer than many bikes here even stay in one's possession.
Seems like a win.

I drilled out a frozen river that was loose in a cannondale frame. Installing a new one was...
08-07-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By Mitcho

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose...

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose Bowl Vintage bike ride hope you enjoy them. Also there is a new FB page for the ride if you want to join...
08-07-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By tmnguuyen

triple digits temp ride in Pasadena

Not much socializing on my part, missed the treats at the end, my companion couldn't hack the heat....

https://i.imgur.com/s2TEgZu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/Ev4cOiT.jpg?1

Couple photos of...
08-07-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 1,986
Posted By lasauge

Rivnuts are perfectly fine, that's how bottle...

Rivnuts are perfectly fine, that's how bottle cage mounts get added to modern production bikes. Yes, you can spin them loose if you over-torque the bottle cage bolts - but that's not a problem easily...
07-13-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,732
Posted By joesch

I would also love to make this ride sometime in...

I would also love to make this ride sometime in the future.
Would be great to meet Joe Bell as I have several classics which he repainted.
07-11-22, 03:57 AM
07-03-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By mech986

More pics: ...

More pics:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e744ed8e_1eef_4313_a96f_6786d23947d4_0ff455e20464fd51239c3cdcd77a76349a7a0373.jpeg...
07-03-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By mech986

More pics from June, I didn’t ride today, July 3...

More pics from June, I didn’t ride today, July 3 but I’m sure pics to come soon.

...
06-23-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By Slightspeed

More from June 2022 Pasadena. ...

More from June 2022 Pasadena.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1512x851/20220605_125252_b6ed0758271902383d506bf10feb92d04a080339.jpg...
06-23-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By Slightspeed

More from Pasadena June 2022... ...

More from Pasadena June 2022...
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1512x851/20220605_111707_0f722674552ab0e12bd078cc5e9260c18ecd2932.jpg...
06-13-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By JoeBass

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny!...

Thanks very much for posting the photos, Manny! Love the addition of the “shoe roundup”!
06-12-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By Jeff Wills

Geez, I really need to get there and ride with...

Geez, I really need to get there and ride with you guys. I miss riding in the sun and warmth. (58 degrees and raining in the Portland area today.) FWIW: I grew up in South Pasadena. My first...
06-08-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,882
Posted By BFisher

My vote is for Giuseppe Saronni's red Colnago.

My vote is for Giuseppe Saronni's red Colnago.
06-07-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By steelbikeguy

good to see some folks riding in vintage shoes...

good to see some folks riding in vintage shoes too!

I understand that slotted cleats and toe straps just don't work for some folks, but I do enjoy seeing black shoes with perforated uppers,...
06-05-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By repechage

The shoe revue - I was just using a pair of my...

The shoe revue - I was just using a pair of my Vittoria 1976 shoes.

Sidis
sandles?
05-29-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By Aardwolf

I'm running 52-42 / 13-15-17-19-21-24-28 ...

I'm running 52-42 / 13-15-17-19-21-24-28
SunTour Cyclone Mk2 GT + Sunrace 7 speed freewheel in 127 OLD.

And I quite like poodling around in 52/13 on the flat, but then I'm only 63 :)
05-28-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 765
Posted By poprad

Put the memory in Memorial Day

Tomorrow I hope everyone can make time to visit a cemetery where some folks who served our country are laid to rest. I will have the honor of laying a wreath at the Meuse Argonne American Cemetery...
05-15-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,331
Posted By lasauge

I think I will have to bring some stuff to this...

I think I will have to bring some stuff to this next month...
05-12-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,346
Posted By Bianchi84

Thanks for the support! I'll look into those...

Thanks for the support! I'll look into those Veloflex. I never understood why the switch to wider tires.. cost of manufacture? Can get away with lower thread count? Modern carbon rims need coddling?...
05-11-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By keithdunlop

It was great seeing everyone in 2022 after two...

It was great seeing everyone in 2022 after two years of cancellations due to COVID-19! I did the long ride in 2019 on the Bottecchia, so to change things up, I rode the Nova on my newly built Ridley...
05-06-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By VRJAKE

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many...

Little late, but some images from Eroica. As many have said, great friends and people to meet, beautiful area, beautiful route (the 72 miler). Would do it again in spite of the organization, but may...
05-05-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Gary12000

Part 6 the swag... ...

Part 6 the swag...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/swag_dbfce9f0591fb2fbd43dc2786cce6af549eeb7e9.jpg
coffee to remember and now what to do with this swag,,, maybe a...
05-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,491
Posted By Gary12000

OK, so as a New attendee, i can only speak...

OK,

so as a New attendee, i can only speak to the Eroica CA event, so here's some observations..
1. Great location with good hotels and food, and great coffee....
2. Great riding location, at...
05-04-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Andy Antipas

I'm still digesting my trip to Cambria for Cali...

I'm still digesting my trip to Cambria for Cali Eroica, but here is what I can say. I'm glad I got to see friends who I haven't seen in many years, which was the highlight of the weekend for me. I...
05-04-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By gugie

My Eroica wrap-up

Another year, another Eroica? Well, after waiting 3 years for this thing to restart, it was more like a 5 year high school reunion, except with only the people you wanted to see. Beyond anything...
05-04-22, 12:06 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Andy_K

Finally back in the friendly confines of...

Finally back in the friendly confines of Beaverton, Oregon, here's my trip report.

I started out from the K house early Thursday morning. Why would anyone choose to take two days to drive all the...
05-03-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Classtime

Regarding the "organization", I think we should...

Regarding the "organization", I think we should give them a Covid break. Many of us paid for 2020 coffee, posters, rest stop food, cokes, etc. and it is a bit much to expect them to provide...
05-03-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,491
Posted By bikingshearer

I have been to every Eroica CA nd have enjoyed...

I have been to every Eroica CA nd have enjoyed them all. I liked this one best of all. That was entirely down to (1) being able to ride and spend time with great people, (2) seeing and learning...
05-03-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By rogerm3d

I had a great time on the ride despite the...

I had a great time on the ride despite the confusions and issues. It was great to meet everyone on the San Simeon pre-ride, discovering the history of my Schwinn Rainbow jersey, and generally...
05-03-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By repechage

So you went to a park near the Vigorelli and...

So you went to a park near the Vigorelli and caught some Italians talking bikes. :)
05-02-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By tmnguuyen

I second that. The end results are all positive,...

I second that. The end results are all positive, we all had a good time i think. Checked the medal and it was from 2020, it is all good.:speedy:

As far as organization goes, it is difficult to...
05-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Erzulis Boat

It's hard enough without being a stickler....

It's hard enough without being a stickler. Triples, CX tires, etc. are fine in my book for the Vintage class. In fact, I would say the majority of the Nova (modern) riders were walking their bikes up...
05-02-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By OldCoot

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20220501_102738_f16cea291fc33ca04ebf8996e25eee726abffa90.jpg...
05-02-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By repechage

A racer in 1986-87 would go with "super record"...

A racer in 1986-87 would go with "super record" But, superleggeri pedals, the black with the steel spindles and a Nuovo Record bottom bracket. Reliability and less flex.
sometimes the Super Record...
05-02-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Classtime

Of all the cool bikes, this bought my camera out...

Of all the cool bikes, this bought my camera out of my pocket.
...
05-02-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By gaucho777

Now for day 2, Eroica Ride day! I rolled out...

Now for day 2, Eroica Ride day!

I rolled out from the official start at 7am and planned to meet up with a contingent of BFers about a mile from the start. However, a late route change and a wrong...
05-01-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Kabuki12

A nice stop to visit the Elephant Seals on the...

A nice stop to visit the Elephant Seals on the way back to Cambria. It was very windy and cold....
05-01-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Brad L

The competition in the Concours was amazing and,...

The competition in the Concours was amazing and, while I didn’t place in the non-restored category, they gave the Best Italian bike award for my 1972 Legnano. This makes the 1750 mile drive worth it....
04-26-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I only switch out cranks when there is an entire...

I only switch out cranks when there is an entire bike attached.
03-23-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By repechage

Handsome bike, too big for me. those look...

Handsome bike, too big for me.
those look elegant in black
03-11-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By mech986

Nice choice, right in the thick of things and...

Nice choice, right in the thick of things and close to all the eateries except Moonstone Beach. You'll also be right kitty corner from Velo Cambria, the newest bike shop in town with a lot of...
03-11-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Andy_K

If you aren't smoking before the ride to open...

If you aren't smoking before the ride to open your lungs, why are you even there?
03-06-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Kabuki12

yup!! Experienced if first hand and enjoyed...

yup!! Experienced if first hand and enjoyed seeing those guys flex. I had a great day and met some nice folks. Kevin M. even came to my campground to pick me and my bike up to get to the event, then...
02-22-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,761
Posted By 70sSanO

While it doesn’t foster a good buying experience,...

While it doesn’t foster a good buying experience, there are probably exponentially more buyers that receive an item and then claim it was not as advertised and want a discount. I think it is really...
02-22-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,761
Posted By mstateglfr

The seller has 2 negative responses and 155...

The seller has 2 negative responses and 155 positive responses in the last 12 months.

Move along folks, nothing to see here, just some ebay complaining because a seller is too direct and unkind...
02-13-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,639
Posted By Sestese

Thanks Manny for the nice photos. See you all...

Thanks Manny for the nice photos.
See you all next ride.
Sal
02-06-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,701
Posted By Oldairhead

Map of Italian brands

Found this interesting map on Ebay Italia of the location of the major cycling players in the north of Italy. I purchased one but it may take some time to get here. This image might be a little low...
01-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By gugie

Eroica, Fauxroica, like the monthly Pasadena...

Eroica, Fauxroica, like the monthly Pasadena ride, it'll happen even if no one shows up.
12-31-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By Thalia949

This is one of the three Eroica events that I...

This is one of the three Eroica events that I have on my schedule for 2022. The other 2 are Eroica Britannia and L’Eroica Gaiole. For each I will ride the long route.

I will likely ride my...
11-27-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 33,284
Posted By gugie

It's hard to breath properly when wearing a...

It's hard to breath properly when wearing a shrunken jersey.

:beer:
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