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06-11-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,570
Posted By ksryder

The only people who care whether you call them...

The only people who care whether you call them brifters or STIs or whatever are too busy saying incorrect things on BF to ever ride their bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,979
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

Lance ain't got nuthin on this guy! ...

Lance ain't got nuthin on this guy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AV4H04Rmkrw
05-26-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 981
Views: 155,817
Posted By jdawginsc

"Crestdale"... ...

"Crestdale"...

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Riding it is like a minty freshness...
05-26-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Wildwood

Honor to those who have fallen. Genuine...

Honor to those who have fallen.
Genuine Dignity to those living maimed and/or damaged and those combat zone PTSD'd.

Keep it a solemn Holiday, so our elected leaders only commit our lives for...
05-26-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 981
Views: 155,817
Posted By Craptacular8

1988 ST400 Rebuild

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Just finished the rebuild on this 1988 ST400. Had...
05-25-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,267
Posted By Wildwood

I'm riding my vintage bikes a lot. Smallest cog...

I'm riding my vintage bikes a lot. Smallest cog on many of the freewheels is a 14. Easier to push than an 11 or 12 tooth cog.
My off-roader with CX tires has a 46/30 chainring.
Most of my crank...
05-24-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,488
Posted By vintagerando

Here is an old post in which verktyg provides...

Here is an old post in which verktyg provides extensive info.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/990639-rare-gitane.html

This is the Gran Tourisme with eyelets for rack and light.
05-22-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,086
Posted By mstateglfr

You dont find Cdale's claim to be invalid? ...

You dont find Cdale's claim to be invalid? What?!?! Find me an equivalent bike to the 2.8 model from that era with a frame that weighs anything close to 8#. I can save you time- you wont find one...
05-22-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By AliH

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05-21-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,593
Posted By Wildwood

1982 Harding (Irish) badged Holdsworth Special. ...

1982 Harding (Irish) badged Holdsworth Special.

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05-21-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,086
Posted By mstateglfr

How has this gone unresponded to? ...well I...

How has this gone unresponded to?
...well I guess I can understand that many dont want to go down the rabbit hole that is disagreeing with something in a cycco post.

No chance is this accurate. ...
05-21-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 704
Posted By Andy Antipas

Durango Classic Bicycle Ride

Now that I'm back in Durango full time, I wanted to see how many others in Southwest Colorado suffer from the same affliction?

On Sunday, June 2nd I'm organizing a classic bicycle ride.

Coffee...
05-21-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By Bandera

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Eh, GCN will end up w/ a '50'-60's-ish replica of a typical FG/SS club...
05-20-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,081
Posted By iab

So wrong. Then again, GNC claimed Tullio...

So wrong. Then again, GNC claimed Tullio Campagnolo invented the derailleur and called it croce d'aune.

Here is what it should resemble.
...
05-20-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,036
Posted By Phil_gretz

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits...

This is a pretty epic first post/rant that hits many of the old classic rants of the past. Well done!

takes on these:

BSO - "old Walmart bike"
LBS denied service - "bike shop mechanic......
05-19-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By Salamandrine

It's one of those Australian teruH hangers. They...

It's one of those Australian teruH hangers. They work well in the southern hemisphere.

Actually I have no idea what happened there, but that's kind of scary. I'm sure you could file it to the 7...
05-17-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,010
Posted By livedarklions

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of...

Here's a totally wild guess--they offer a lot of triples because people buy a lot of triples.

Since we can't discuss the merits of triples, guess that about covers the entire topic, right?
05-15-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,345
Views: 442,336
Posted By jim_pridx

Ha! I have a 720 as well, only this one is an...

Ha! I have a 720 as well, only this one is an '83.

https://i.postimg.cc/Hnwn6Ls5/Trek720-1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
05-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,568
Posted By Slightspeed

I got this Legnano Roma Olympiade in 1964, as a...

I got this Legnano Roma Olympiade in 1964, as a 16 year old junior racer. I still have it, still ride it, still love it, 55 years later....
05-05-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,161
Posted By 63rickert

Presumably if you want big tires you expect to do...

Presumably if you want big tires you expect to do at least some riding where the road surface is a bit rough. Some place with loose debris. The rougher the ride the more you want some clearance. Big...
05-04-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By Trueblood

1980 Zebrakenko Storm

Finally finished working on this 1980 Zebrakenko Storm. Many thanks to squirtdad for recommending the Velo Orange Postino bars in lieu of flat bars. Searching info about the bars led me to this VO...
05-01-19, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By verktyg

No, No, No...

Much simpler solutions which I will post later, tonight maybe.

When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras.

verktyg :50:
05-01-19, 06:46 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,395
Posted By Skipjacks

Keep the old bikes for as long as I can AND buy...

Keep the old bikes for as long as I can AND buy new bikes!

(This is the only correct answer. Pencils down. Test is over.)
04-25-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By rustystrings61

FLASHBACK! Oh man, I remember reading this...

FLASHBACK! Oh man, I remember reading this article when it first came out! In southwestern Virginia in those years, the nearest bike shops were in Roanoke. My friend David had started the little...
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