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10-01-22, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Mike V3

Merckx MX Leader ...

Merckx MX Leader

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10-01-22, 09:38 PM
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Views: 574
Posted By Ironfish653

You're all wrong: THIS is a Pinnacle : ...

You're all wrong: THIS is a Pinnacle :
...
10-01-22, 06:15 PM
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Views: 574
Posted By Wildwood

Touring on pavement category

‘Touring on pavement’ bike evolution ended in 1959.
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10-01-22, 06:13 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Well this one may not be the pinnacle but it is...

Well this one may not be the pinnacle but it is the one I'd call the most advanced of the eighty-some steel bikes that have passed through my hands. The headtube is pointed, the top tube is flattened...
10-01-22, 05:26 PM
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Posted By mackgoo

I'm always happy to show this one. ...

I'm always happy to show this one.
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This one too....
10-01-22, 04:37 PM
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Views: 574
Posted By Charles Wahl

Wildwood It surprises me that two of the bikes in...

Wildwood It surprises me that two of the bikes in your photo (and really special ones) are not in your signature's inventory list. Are you keeping any others sub rosa?

I have to say that, in my...
10-01-22, 02:53 PM
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Posted By iab

The double aughts with 953, Spirit and XCR...

The double aughts with 953, Spirit and XCR tubing.

Cinelli XCR

https://live.staticflickr.com/8024/7230277044_1f5a9aab4f_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/c1V4t3)Cinelli XCR with Super Record 001...
10-01-22, 02:42 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

1987-1992. Since most of my bikes are in that...

1987-1992. Since most of my bikes are in that range...still lugged, but brazeons galore, Cannondale classic designs and still maintaining the classic steel look.

But the answer is probably the era...
10-01-22, 02:31 PM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Definitely the late ‘80s early ‘90s. All the...

Definitely the late ‘80s early ‘90s. All the great innovations in steel with MS, TSX, and the great Nivachrome tubes like MAX, EL, EL OS, which was the basis for MiniMAX, Genuis, and so on.

MAX ...
10-01-22, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Wildwood

Pinnacle of bicycle frameset design - opinion(ated?) thread

This is strictly an opinion thread. :thumb:
No right or wrong. :beer:
Maybe something laughable. :innocent:

There should be several categories.
Pick your especiality, as photos are always nice....
09-27-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,297
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Inner fork legs on my '84 Peter Mooney ...

Inner fork legs on my '84 Peter Mooney

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None of the other lugs have...
09-22-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 692
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

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A front view while I was making the hood. The final top seam...
09-20-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By CV-6

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly...

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly enough, it also appears to have been repainted in red, white, blue although in a different manner and with metal flake paint. Pics do not do it...
09-20-22, 03:39 PM
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Views: 556
Posted By trainman999

Here is a link to the catalougs you need the 87...

Here is a link to the catalougs you need the 87 one Fork may be oroginal looking at the 87 Paramount photo. https://waterfordbikes.com/w/culture/schwinn-catalogs/
09-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 556
Posted By merziac

I would sure encourage you to revisit the fit...

I would sure encourage you to revisit the fit with more determination, this is cool as ef. ;)

And be glad you ain't me, I can't go from a 66 to a 56 no matter how deluded I get and believe me,...
09-20-22, 03:00 PM
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Posted By trainman999

Frame decodes to 560=56 cm, C is the how long...

Frame decodes to 560=56 cm, C is the how long the fork steerer is ( there is a typo in the website should be 84 not 94} W is the Waterford factory, K= October, 86=1986 ,
078= 78 frame that...
09-17-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,522
Posted By obrentharris

I understand the curiosity about where our hobby...

I understand the curiosity about where our hobby is going. I don't understand the hand wringing.

In 20 years or so I will be dead. Whether someone after me loves my 1957 Carlton or my 1961...
09-17-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By gkamieneski

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Ergo 8sp...
09-16-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By smd4

Yeah, I would never try to make the Cinelli...

Yeah, I would never try to make the Cinelli "comfortable." It wasn't made for comfort. When I get to the point that I need "comfort," there will be other more-viable, less-costly options.

Other...
09-16-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By Road Fan

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Photographed a few days after I got it, all I added was the S-A...
09-16-22, 07:29 AM
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Views: 1,848
Posted By thinktubes

I’m all arms and torso ...

I’m all arms and torso

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09-15-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mr. 66

I like the bar setup on the SS here, for me...

I like the bar setup on the SS here, for me though I would push the levers forwards.

I, myself look at a bike and think "How do I want to use this bike?" Some I want to setup for distance.
...
09-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By smd4

Yes...the star of this thread has got to be the...

Yes...the star of this thread has got to be the bike. We need more photos of her, detail ones as well as overall. I mean, is there even a spot of rust on those chrome parts?

Take a bow,...
09-14-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,736
Posted By 3alarmer

...anyone visiting San Francisco, who wants to...

...anyone visiting San Francisco, who wants to roll his eyes so far to the side they get stuck there, needs look no farther than the Rapha store, on Filbert...
09-14-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,736
Posted By Chombi1

Last time I built a wheelset, they sold me...

Last time I built a wheelset, they sold me spokes. They even calculated the spoke legnths and cut them as needed.
Just surprised how their policy on spokes also changed in just a few years......
09-14-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,736
Posted By alcjphil

This reminds me of an old axiom. How to make a...

This reminds me of an old axiom. How to make a small fortune? Start with a large fortune and open a bike shop
09-14-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,848
Posted By smd4

You forgot the rest of it: ...

You forgot the rest of it:

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09-13-22, 06:38 AM
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Views: 1,848
Posted By smd4

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake...

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake levers pointed skyward, but I see that all the time here--sometimes worse that what the OP has. My bar ends are parallel with the ground, with the tips of...
09-09-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Smokinapankake

A trip to the bicycle collective and we now have...

A trip to the bicycle collective and we now have a more appropriate stem:

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09-04-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By branko_76

. My 1980 Miyata 912, it's a notch below the...

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My 1980 Miyata 912, it's a notch below the 1200 and two notches below the Pro. It's my second 912, the first was a 1982 that was stolen after 8 years of faithful service...:(

...
09-04-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I ended up joining the Miyata club today; the...

So I ended up joining the Miyata club today; the bike was in "well-used" condition and a size too large for me. But the price was unbeatable and my brother in law who needs a bike will be gifted this...
09-04-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By squirtdad

Basically super well built frames that ride...

Basically super well built frames that ride really well

here is a link to catalogs https://www.ragandbone.ca/Miyata/miyata_selector.html

the 1000 is considered by many the best touring bike of...
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Posted By PeakFreak

1986-7 Pinarello Montello finally restored

I have finally had my Pinarello restored to it's former glory. Paint retouch, tuned, rims trued, some NOS bits and now ready to roll. I wish to thank all the great help and advice I have received. I...
09-04-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By TeeSquare

Miyata bikes are awesome. Here is my Triplecross ...

Miyata bikes are awesome. Here is my Triplecross
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09-04-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By The Golden Boy

My only Miyata experience is with my 1990 1000LT....

My only Miyata experience is with my 1990 1000LT. Part of what makes it interesting to me is that it is A: Miyata's flagship level tourer and B: 5+ years newer than my Trek and Schwinn flagship...
09-04-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Mr. 66

I thought about selling my '80 Professional. Then...

I thought about selling my '80 Professional. Then with the add set I had a reply that told me I was way underpriced, but my bike was to big. He advised me to keep the pro even though it's just...
09-04-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By Pompiere

I guess to answer the question, Miyata just made...

I guess to answer the question, Miyata just made a good solid bike for the money. I have only owned one Miyata, but I've had it for 38 years. I had it for 27 years before I bought a newer bike...
09-03-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,013
Posted By clubman

Triplecross is a solid hybrid that can make a...

Triplecross is a solid hybrid that can make a decent gravel bike in a pinch. Comparable to the bikes you mention as well as Specialized Crossroads, they aren't as refined (read light) as the Miyata...
08-23-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,297
Posted By Brad L

It's well known that Colnago started using the...

It's well known that Colnago started using the Club (Asso di Fiori) logo after Dancelli's win in 1970. However, prior to this, Colnago used a similar cutout in the lugs. I've read that these are...
08-19-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,297
Posted By DiabloScott

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I have nothing to contribute but this scan from my folder. Winning...
08-17-22, 06:16 PM
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Views: 1,297
Posted By Fredo76

When I was building my frame with Colin Laing...

When I was building my frame with Colin Laing when I was eighteen, I cut and shaped hearts, clubs, spades, and diamonds, because that was what was done so often by other builders those days. You...
07-31-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,156
Posted By smd4

What an intelligent and witty response! Sun...

What an intelligent and witty response!

Sun Tour has their fans. But obviously they were never No. 1 or No. 2 when I got into bikes. No matter what “book” you choose to read.
07-31-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
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 90’s it sported a Campy...
07-31-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

I have a fillet brazed Casati that I have mixed...

I have a fillet brazed Casati that I have mixed feelings about. I’m curious to hear the experts’ take on the welds here.
...
07-31-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
Posted By Wileyone

Non Aero. ...

Non Aero.

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07-31-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
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, 07:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
Posted By SirMike1983

I owned this fillet brazed 1947 Schwinn 3 speed...

I owned this fillet brazed 1947 Schwinn 3 speed for several years. I eventually sold it back to the previous owner when I moved back north.
...
07-30-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
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....
07-30-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,562
Posted By Ago15

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07-30-22, 02:16 PM
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