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09-06-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By freeranger

Evidently, others have experienced bugs...

Evidently, others have experienced bugs also-https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bicycle-helmet-COVER-bee-and-bug-protection-BLACK-IS-TEMPORARILY-OUT-OF-STOCK/121720009251?hash=item1c5713f223:g:x7wAAOSwrklVDJjJ
09-05-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 767
Posted By athix

helmets designed for catching bugs

I was having a great afternoon ride, speeding along, when I lowered my head to "check my stem." A large flying insect of some type or another seized this opportunity to fly directly into one of the...
08-31-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By jleeg

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My initials on the top tube
08-31-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By buegelfrei

The previous owner of my frame painted "La...

The previous owner of my frame painted "La Tortuga” on the seat stays. I race on this bike so I kept the name, of course!

The lettering has been wearing away, so one of these days I might redo it...
08-31-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By Johnk3

Signature

When I had my stainless steel Columbus XCr custom bike made by Cicli Barco, one option was a name plate. I took them up on it. It is in stainless steel, but you can get whatever you want.
...
08-28-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By mstateglfr

My last name is on the downtube of a frame I...

My last name is on the downtube of a frame I built in a class. And a personalized headbadge too....
08-28-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By blakcloud

I have a custom bike that is unique but I added a...

I have a custom bike that is unique but I added a word not a name "Monozygote" on the left chain stay. Sorry I don't have a close-up....
08-28-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By kcblair

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08-28-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By DMC707

Yep --- on all of my regularly ridden machines ...

Yep --- on all of my regularly ridden machines

DEcals close to the seat tube on the yeti

https://i.imgur.com/1hSoeqe.jpg

DEcals close to the headtube on the S Works
...
08-28-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By cyccommute

I do have stickers on some of my bikes ...

I do have stickers on some of my bikes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49705634877_ceb353cdce_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iJjnwM)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2iJjnwM) by Stuart Black...
08-28-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By 79pmooney

I haven't put my name on any bikes but three...

I haven't put my name on any bikes but three sport their own names. Jessica and the bike she inspired, Jessica J. When my namesake, the Peter Mooney, gets repainted, it will bear its name. Pete. ...
08-28-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By JohnDThompson

I do on one of my bikes. I didn't ask for it, but...

I do on one of my bikes. I didn't ask for it, but Tim Isaac put it on anyway and clear-coated over it when he repainted the frame. Not that I mind, mind you.
08-28-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By livedarklions

For some reason, I have your name on my bike. ...

For some reason, I have your name on my bike. Not sure how that happened.
08-28-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By topflightpro

I have taken pics of the Serial Numbers of all my...

I have taken pics of the Serial Numbers of all my bikes.

You can purchase stickers with your name on them, like the pros have. https://www.bicistickers.com/en
08-28-20, 02:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By SurferRosa

Take detailed pics and store 'em online. Write a...

Take detailed pics and store 'em online. Write a note on paper, roll it up, and place it in the seat tube.
08-27-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By GamblerGORD53

I bought an engraver and put my initials on my SA...

I bought an engraver and put my initials on my SA hubs. My custom frame has no serial #.
Also used that engraver to fix a sticky part in the hub. LOL
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By calv

Brooks Cambium is probably a safe bet. As an...

Brooks Cambium is probably a safe bet. As an above poster mentioned, get the right saddle width - and one with a cut out if you need it.

Also warning: saddle advice online is dangerous because you...
Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Homebrew01

I don't understand this part of your post: ...

I don't understand this part of your post: "...too many bikes..."
08-15-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By RockiesDad

My take is don't add bar tape till the end. What...

My take is don't add bar tape till the end. What I like to do first is to set the bar up to where its most comfortable while riding in the drops. Next is to move the brake levers to a spot where they...
08-15-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By phughes

As long as you have a threadless steerer, and...

As long as you have a threadless steerer, and your stem has a removable clamp, you can get one lever set up where you feel you want it, then put the other lever on, loosely, and set the bar on a...
08-14-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By 79pmooney

Ah, but they invented quill stems just to make...

Ah, but they invented quill stems just to make that easy! 5 and 6mm Allen keys. Torque wrench? Nothing there even cares.

All but one of my bikes has been steel steered, threaded and quilled. ...
08-09-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By woodcraft

I think that there are still straight sections at...

I think that there are still straight sections at the bottom of those bars, so measuring from that plane to the tips of the levers works.
08-06-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,244
Posted By indyfabz

Are you familiar with the day on the Gavia he...

Are you familiar with the day on the Gavia he talks about in the article? Epic.

https://pezcyclingnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/hampsten-giro11-gavia-2-920.jpg
08-05-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By AJI125

Rear Dropout cable guide?

I saw this on one of the 3Rensho in the for sale forum (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1209416-fs-3rensho-full-dura-ace-ax-pantographed-bits.html)

Is this type of cable guide...
08-03-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,344
Posted By kidadam

I would have gone with newbaums but I believe the...

I would have gone with newbaums but I believe the stock was out and maybe shipping to Canada was an issue. ...
08-03-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 58,200
Views: 8,501,673
Posted By WGB

Canadian buyers - Toronto area!!! Not much...

Canadian buyers - Toronto area!!!
Not much these days for $400 Canadian (roughly $300 US)
Poster cannot spell Criterium - see decals on bike for hint. Very small frame Gitane and does look clean. ...
Forum: Introductions
08-01-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By maxride

old but not used up

ok, I am 76, but I don't wear old lady dresses or blue hair. ( see, I am just as guilty of ageism as the store clerks who call me 'honey' and ' darling' if they're not from the south.) before I had...
07-31-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By 79pmooney

Easy. I go for a ride before I tape the...

Easy. I go for a ride before I tape the handlebar. (I just tape the cable down with electrical tape.) Bering the tools to adjust stem height, bar rotation and the brake lever clamp. Stop and...
07-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By DrIsotope

I eyeball it. Every time. A tape measure is...

I eyeball it. Every time. A tape measure is very accurate-- and I can all but guarantee that my arms aren't even the same length. I know for a fact my opposing fingers aren't the same lengths....
07-30-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,049
Posted By shelbyfv

Why would you not use the entire weight of bike,...

Why would you not use the entire weight of bike, rider and accessories? Who would do that?
07-29-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By tyler_fred

Standard room and board.. Bin storage underneath

Standard room and board.. Bin storage underneath
07-29-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 825
Posted By Last ride 76

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Garage? Y..you leave your bikes in a garage???
:eek:​​​​​​
07-28-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Wildwood

Welcome to the 60’s. Just finishing up mine. ...

Welcome to the 60’s.
Just finishing up mine.

Ride On!
07-28-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mojo31

I'm so sorry, but happy birthday! 60 was a...

I'm so sorry, but happy birthday!

60 was a tough one for me, but I hear they get more exciting as you go forward since you are just excited to have another.
07-28-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By stclair58

Just turned 60

Just turned 60 and still love to ride my Schwinn World Sport I call old reliable.
07-26-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By NewATBikeComute

First ever half century!

Well, have not done a lot of cycling this year. Working from home, so no commuting mileage, and my attitude towards making an effort to do, well, anything beyond what I have to do, has been 'I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,980
Posted By CAT7RDR

Once worked for a Mercedes dealer and found out...

Once worked for a Mercedes dealer and found out informally that the markup from manufacturing cost to MSRP was 100%. I carry that thought with me when shopping for cycling attire. I imagine the...
07-22-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,783
Posted By Climb14er

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07-22-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,783
Posted By Litespud

Those old frame builders were working with racers...

Those old frame builders were working with racers to build the best no-holds-barred racing bikes possible, because racing bikes were steel. That space has been taken over by CF, and generally "off...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 16,980
Posted By shelbyfv

I'd much rather look like one of those cool Rapha...

I'd much rather look like one of those cool Rapha guys than my dumpy old self. I'd buy a closet full if that was all it took.:rolleyes: BTW, this thread:troll:
07-22-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By rustystrings61

I prefer to use sophisticated precision equipment...

I prefer to use sophisticated precision equipment to straighten out my French frames, such as this (probable) Mercier 100 from a Clunker Challenge a few years back -

...
07-21-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By Cycle Tourist

French Bikes:​​​​​​​ Is it just me?

I bought a Peogeot UO-10. Actually a bike minus wheels and derailleurs and a half hearted attempt to make a (ugh) "fixie." It cost $50 and times being what they are, it seemed like a good idea at...
07-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 8,125
Posted By nomadmax

Soul. ...

Soul.
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The same thing a Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul has. ...
07-20-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 491
Posted By poonkorama

I did a fitting with Ryan Moore when he was at 3D...

I did a fitting with Ryan Moore when he was at 3D Bike Fit in San Francisco back in 2014. Good experience, would definitely recommend!
07-18-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 58,200
Views: 8,501,673
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/cambridge-...

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/cambridge-early-90s-55cm-merckx-corsa/7154900430.htmlEarly 90s 55cm Merckx Corsa or Corsa Extra - $1800...
07-18-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 58,200
Views: 8,501,673
Posted By billytwosheds

One of the more interesting Campy cycling caps...

One of the more interesting Campy cycling caps I've seen.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-Campagnolo-Multi-Color-Cycling-Cap-Bike-Hat-Early-90-s/363051191557
...
07-13-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By styggno1

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of...

First version Campagnolo Ergopower shifters of "one year design" - late 1991 for teams and others in the right position and 1992 for the rest of us. The so called "hockeystick" shifter because of the...
07-13-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By nomadmax

Do you want the size or the geometry? The size...

Do you want the size or the geometry? The size will be stamped on the BB, the two below are SLX bikes, both are 54cm and have 54.7cm top tubes. Have the seller take pics and put a tape measure on it....
07-12-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is...

That’s a really nice looking bike. The RB-1 is most similar to the Bot as far as age, level top tube, etc and it looks smaller than the Bot to me. I don’t think sizing has changed much over the years...
07-12-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By cfernandez

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Took this pic a few minutes ago as I have lowered the seatpost for the...
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