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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By Leinster

That R600 is a beaut, and Im a guy who usually...

That R600 is a beaut, and Im a guy who usually prefers to see silver components on a classic roadie like that. The black goes perfect with that paint job and really makes it look fresh.

I do like...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By seymour1910

The new components brought this bike back to...

The new components brought this bike back to life. Love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By bampilot06

I like it.

I like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By J.Owen

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50921146267_dc...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50921146267_dc34c4d013_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kzJbHH)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-04-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By Hmmm

After selling my CAAD10 in 2018 I've always...

After selling my CAAD10 in 2018 I've always wanted to be back in the cult. I just finished putting this CAAD3 together and I'm happy to be on a CAAD again....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-21, 12:27 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By halbritt

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Jt3bXuMZ93kDH1X8...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Jt3bXuMZ93kDH1X8r9e1AdXHEMgnlX4z13v6eE6IT6DODu3Vssp5FTJgEAZS09-KXTL1pU49Zv2EIbtwhtffwHj-aqIg43SQuZnpQGE2TgTCbA9l8v_RXzebydWznJ7qf6xbnAyD1VWgSSncZP1q_ovi_kePVhFrwr--9U...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By Leinster

I like the red, but yeah, a bare Al with a black...

I like the red, but yeah, a bare Al with a black Group would look sweet.

I had a similar Truvativ triple crank on my old Schwinn and didn't care for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 03:05 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By Hmmm

I have a CAAD3 with 25's on it with more room to...

I have a CAAD3 with 25's on it with more room to spare than I would have thought. A Conti GP5000 in 28 would be amazing.
01-28-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,389
Views: 1,884,158
Posted By djkashuba

First good rain of the season has the water falls...

First good rain of the season has the water falls going.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50885524978_b1dd131117_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kwzBKy)
Caz Fall (https://flic.kr/p/2kwzBKy) by...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By jrg1244

My CAAD5 fits 700x28 Conti GP5000 just fine. ...

My CAAD5 fits 700x28 Conti GP5000 just fine. There may even be room for 30c tires, but I haven't tried it... Yet.

J
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10,324
Views: 2,961,661
Posted By Andrey

My CAAD 3 and CAAD 8 both would fit 28mm tires...

My CAAD 3 and CAAD 8 both would fit 28mm tires with Slice forks. I assume that CAAD 5 would also fit 28. Although I preferred running 25mm tires for more clearance.
01-21-21, 12:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By cubewheels

Like this? ...

Like this?
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/200x158/giphy_9c65cabf866e9a6eb12718e61ccd31f60fb06346.gif
01-21-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By Phil_gretz

Craigslist Displays It

The serial number is a data field when you create a listing. It's my habit to enter the serial number there when I sell. Why not? It usually helps to verify the production year in my description.
01-20-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,370
Posted By Sy Reene

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a...

Maybe the issue is that a rightful owner of a bike, has nowhere to register their serial number, or didn't do this when they bought the bike XX years ago? So a prospective 'buyer' comes along, asks...
01-20-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,201
Posted By SJX426

zachleft - nice bike! Your asked about white...

zachleft - nice bike!
Your asked about white saddles. I thought they would be cool until I had the first one. It is OK as a saddle but it has a few k miles on it. It was on the Pinarello when...
01-19-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,213
Posted By flying_rhino

Hi zachleft It's a 90's Criterium frame. I...

Hi zachleft
It's a 90's Criterium frame. I used generic paint stripper and then wet sanded everything, then finished with Mother's aluminum polish. Took me a couple of hours spread over a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,206
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.


...
01-01-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,692
Posted By dddd

By 1992 even the Cannondale road bikes with 7s...

By 1992 even the Cannondale road bikes with 7s rear freehubs were ALL spaced at 130mm.

Some may not realize that 7s freehubs came in 126mm, 130mm and 135mm flavors, and that nearly all OEM...
01-01-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,692
Posted By wesley77803

Edit: Picture removed from the quote since the...

Edit: Picture removed from the quote since the system told me I could not post pictures or urls due to number of posts.

The center of the rim would be along the left edge of the shaded area. (Half...
12-30-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,692
Posted By Kilroy1988

Totally possible. We have a very long thread full...

Totally possible. We have a very long thread full of cool bikes for proof of that...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/361558-retro-roadies-old-frames-sti-s-ergos.html

-Gregory
12-29-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,213
Posted By jeffmendoza

Only 7 speeds fit. The freehub body is for...

Only 7 speeds fit. The freehub body is for 7-speed cassettes.
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/k7.html
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-spacing.html
12-28-20, 12:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By Doug64

I toured on mine a lot. I also raced on it, a...

I toured on mine a lot. I also raced on it, a Peugeot PX10
Early 1970s-- It wasn't perfect for touring, but it was fast. I did a little over an 1100 mile tour in 11 days....
12-27-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Oh, and the reason to get different bikes for...

Oh, and the reason to get different bikes for different jobs is because we want them not because they're necessary....
12-27-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By noglider

I wouldn’t say it doesn’t matter, but it might...

I wouldn’t say it doesn’t matter, but it might not necessarily matter. I’ve taken loaded tours on racing bikes. It’s not for everyone, but you can do it.
12-27-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By SurferRosa

Good to know I can do a loaded tour on my '80s...

Good to know I can do a loaded tour on my '80s crit bike.

https://i0.wp.com/www.searchingforsumthin.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/matter.jpg
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12-27-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By steine13

I've been meaning to have a discussion about the...

I've been meaning to have a discussion about the differences between various types of bicycles for a while -- this is as good a place as any, I reckon.

Like most of us, I rode a lot as a kid. When...
12-26-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By iab

Interesting thread, sorry I missed the start. ...

Interesting thread, sorry I missed the start. imo, distinguishing between road/touring/touring sport/light touring/cyclocross/grocery-getter/commuter/hybrid is just plain dumb. While not optimal,...
Forum: Touring
12-23-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,709
Posted By EddyR

Zachleft I flipped over 50 Cannondale's all...

Zachleft I flipped over 50 Cannondale's all pre CAD 3. I didn't pay much attention to what model they were as I just cleaned and serviced them and out the door they went. I believe I only saw...
12-16-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By bargainguy

On p. 29 of the 2000 Cannondale catalog, we have...

On p. 29 of the 2000 Cannondale catalog, we have a pic of the bike with the white Saeco logo:

https://vintagecannondale.com/year/2000/2000.pdf

In addition, here's a link to a used bike with the...
12-16-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,213
Posted By joejack951

:beer: Pop over to this thread if you want to...

:beer:
Pop over to this thread if you want to read more about the headset/stem details: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1143824-threadless-conversion-headset.html
12-15-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's a wonderful bike indeed. I like that it can...

It's a wonderful bike indeed. I like that it can fit 30mm tires, so it sees a lot of gravel duty:
...
12-14-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Here's another 853 frame in size 53 for...

Here's another 853 frame in size 53 for comparison.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/image_2020_12_14_204547_7256b43b8d01eddeac9cee31ae90273b5789576c.png
12-14-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By tkamd73

I apologize for the sarcastic post, gotta quit...

I apologize for the sarcastic post, gotta quit commenting after the 2nd old fashioned.
Tim
12-14-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By veganbikes

From the center of the cranks to the top of the...

From the center of the cranks to the top of the seat tube is about the size of my thumb a quarter of an inch from my monitor which is a 27 inch display. So if we do the math we are looking at about a...
12-14-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,161
Posted By trailangel

I say it's a 55... Center to top of toptube

I say it's a 55... Center to top of toptube
12-06-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By Nemosengineer

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa...

In its new incarnation it kind of resembles a Spa Audax Bike, that's not a bad thing.
...
12-05-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By Classtime

This is a roadbike: ...

This is a roadbike:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/474x305/img_1357_d96306f5b1d450aced15c7c76d7bff323b691df9.jpg
You cannot turn a Volpe into a roadbike. Just because you...
12-04-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By Cycle Tourist

This is a very versatile bike. Maybe lose the...

This is a very versatile bike. Maybe lose the rack and replace the big chainring to a 50. Wide tires do cushion the bumps but at proper inflation don't hurt your speed significantly especially on...
12-04-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By wintermute

The Volpe is a fairly competent road bike. I use...

The Volpe is a fairly competent road bike. I use mine for road rides as well as gravel. It's not the lightest frame, but it is by no means the heaviest. It has double butted tubing, so that means...
12-04-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By shoota

I just set one of these up for a buddy as a...

I just set one of these up for a buddy as a gravel bike. That's what it excels at.
12-03-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,586
Posted By tgot

Put a hard racing saddle on there, and run some...

Put a hard racing saddle on there, and run some 23mm tires at 110psi, and it will feel really fast!
11-30-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By Classtime

I think that is a lot of bike for 150. Shimano...

I think that is a lot of bike for 150. Shimano 105 is good stuff. As is the True Temper tubeset. 9 speed and dual pivot brakes. All Good.
11-30-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By AngryFrankie

KHS bikes are fine and dandy. True Temper tubing,...

KHS bikes are fine and dandy. True Temper tubing, good looking bike. A good deal for 150.00. (if those shifters stick a bit, that's totally normal for Shimano STI shifters of that age, you just...
11-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By bbpo8

The bike looks almost identical to my 1993...

The bike looks almost identical to my 1993 Bianchi Eros, though mine is dark green and has drop bars.
I've been very happy with it for the last 27 years - used it for commuting, errands and...
11-28-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By thinktubes

I remeber looking at one around 1997. They were...

I remeber looking at one around 1997. They were decent.
11-28-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Bianchigirll

The Eros was mid level machine probably a level...

The Eros was mid level machine probably a level above the Sport SX level. We sold lots of them
11-26-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By Bianchigirll

That looks like a 92 with a full ChroMo...

That looks like a 92 with a full ChroMo frame/fork and RX100 triple group, but someone replaced the drop bars with those flat ones. Depending on how abused the drive train is Id consider $200 for...
11-10-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Think defense in depth. Multiple defenses and...

Think defense in depth. Multiple defenses and causing thieves to need more time to remove anything.

I once caught some cretin trying to remove a rear rack. He ran off when I confronted him. After...
11-10-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By noglider

It helps to know what thieves carry. I've learned...

It helps to know what thieves carry. I've learned they do carry cable cutters but do not carry simple wrenches. This is bizarre but appears to be true.
11-10-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 922
Posted By wgscott

Any deterrent helps. I had someone steal the...

Any deterrent helps.

I had someone steal the quick-release skewers out of my wheels once while it (including the wheels) was parked and locked, presumably to disable the bike so that I would leave...
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