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01-19-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,171
Posted By Stevensb

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67 Condor...
01-18-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,171
Posted By sheddle

Here's the Super Tourer which has been my go-to...

Here's the Super Tourer which has been my go-to winter bike. Absolutely in love with the thing- still need to get it repaired (it now has a seat tube dent from a bike shop mishap) once I start riding...
01-16-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,270
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Potential Sticky??? The Official Vintage Bicycle Manufacturers Catalog List w/ Links

I'm going to start this list as I've never seen one of these here on BikeForums before. The purpose of this is to be a reference for both new and old members, as well as internet lurkers/researchers...
12-08-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By Oldairhead

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol: ...

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol:

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12-07-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,058
Posted By jjhabbs

Small update on the new Bicycle Mancave-Garage

Hey guys,
check this place out. It's going to take 3 to 4 months to get this done but It should be great. Lots of new Youtube Content, maybe swap meets, C&V parties and rides will meet here. check...
12-05-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,315
Posted By iab

You mean the ones who survived the Spanish flu in...

You mean the ones who survived the Spanish flu in 1920?

I doubt it.
12-05-20, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By dddd

I always use an 18" adjustable wrench for...

I always use an 18" adjustable wrench for freewheels, but if they still don't budge then I put the tool in the vise instead of giving myself a hernia.

Those things can be really tight, but I've...
12-04-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 655
Posted By Reynolds

Some freewhels are so tight that a 10" wrench...

Some freewhels are so tight that a 10" wrench isn't enough. Please excuse me if you knew that already.
That Megarange sprocket+small front ring+steep uphill+heavy rider can put a LOT of torque on...
11-26-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,066
Posted By iab

I would never own a nazi party cycling jersey.

I would never own a nazi party cycling jersey.
11-20-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,197
Posted By iab

The middle one. It's a burden.

The middle one. It's a burden.
11-20-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,197
Posted By Kabuki12

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I am standing on the side I mount from. Sorry non...
11-12-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,864
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Building from scratch, and including words like...

Building from scratch, and including words like "shoehorning" and "thin 2' wide strip" in your description of the future, I can't imagine why you wouldn't tack on a couple of extra feet of width....
11-11-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,852
Posted By Nemosengineer

I could see myself with a decked blue water...

I could see myself with a decked blue water sailing canoe, this one is gorgeous.

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11-11-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,852
Posted By gugie

1. Retirement 2. Building frames, doing frame...

1. Retirement
2. Building frames, doing frame mods, etc.
3. Riding with my buddies, credit card touring, Cino, Eroica, FFD, etc.
4. Every once in awhile find a grail bike, and buy it (Herse,...
11-11-20, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 731
Posted By cudak888

There's no way this thing was built prior to...

There's no way this thing was built prior to 1972. Those graphics didn't exist until 1973 - at earliest, a late 1972 may have them.

I'll bet that serial system is unique to the Irish production...
11-10-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 731
Posted By daka

I think that seat tube decal moves the bike...

I think that seat tube decal moves the bike closer to the mid-70s.

Catalog page from 1973 looks like a good match:
http://www.jaysmarine.com/1973raleighcat_12_lg.jpg
11-06-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,992
Posted By slcbob

Pollster cred!!! Roglic and Trump both grab...

Pollster cred!!! Roglic and Trump both grab second place.
10-23-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Tomm Willians

The gf with hers, yes that grin is always on her...

The gf with hers, yes that grin is always on her face. Somewhere between sweet and overboard sarcastic....
10-23-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By ascherer

Halloween 2019, I spy a stunning frame on a list....

Halloween 2019, I spy a stunning frame on a list. I think, I don't really need it, but it's a rare bird and it's so beautiful...

Me: "Honey, I'm looking at a really nice bike frame. It's just...
10-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Paul J

Beautiful bike and an awesome story! We were...

Beautiful bike and an awesome story! We were never able to synchronize our riding so bought a tandem. Married 46 years, riding tandem for the last 35. :-)

...
10-22-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jeff Wills

My wife and I started riding together a month or...

My wife and I started riding together a month or two after we met. We've been married 28 years and we still ride together whenever we get the chance.

Good luck and happy trails!
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-22-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,992
Posted By slcbob

I was going to put Dan Martin out there, but the...

I was going to put Dan Martin out there, but the people who don't already would surely think we're both nuts.

I've seen Andrea Bagioli's name put forward and I'm liking what I'm hearing, but I...
10-21-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By gugie

:D Gran(d) Sport(s) trail will probably vary...

:D

Gran(d) Sport(s) trail will probably vary from year to year, fortnight to fortnight, maybe even day of the week. The ones I have are probably around 40mm of trail, so Classtime 's guesstimate...
10-21-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By due ruote

gugie is probably the one to answer that, as he...

gugie is probably the one to answer that, as he owns around half the GS's in the continental US, and has done lots of work on them.
10-20-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,748
Posted By OBoile

How many races has Kuss won this year? Are you...

How many races has Kuss won this year? Are you seriously trying to say he's been better than Pogacar? Or Evenepoel or MVDP who both have multiple wins one of which was a monument? Kuss has been a...
10-20-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,992
Posted By GrainBrain

I thought maybe I'll get wild and go with Morkov,...

I thought maybe I'll get wild and go with Morkov, maybe I'll get some points and he'll get leeway for some of the less mountainous stages. Or he'll end up shepherding Bennett everywhere that's not a...
10-20-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,992
Posted By ooga-booga

yah...nice start to the race. no piddly little...

yah...nice start to the race. no piddly little 7.9km skinsuit-wearing, flattish parcours dodging road furniture by yourself.

this truncated version of the vuelta is going to be brutal
10-19-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,753
Posted By oneclick

I had what must have been the same machine to...

I had what must have been the same machine to work on, not as rusty (but rusty) to start with, would up like this, if I had seen your OA post first I would have done that and saved a lot of time..
...
10-16-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,902
Posted By ooga-booga

amd would love to see blbao finish the stage...

amd would love to see blbao finish the stage fourteen tt in a top 5 or so position and wrest the pink jersey from the clutches of joao and team dqs....
likely wishful thinking as usual tho.
10-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,902
Posted By one4smoke

slcbob can you please pick Demare for tomorrow's...

slcbob can you please pick Demare for tomorrow's stage too? ;)
10-09-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 6,902
Posted By ooga-booga

stage eight...picking matthews but i like any of...

stage eight...picking matthews but i like any of the power trio (matthews/ulissi/sagan) to win and maybe a podium sweep for them.

their respective teams are gonna wanna drop démare and his winning...
10-03-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By 3speedslow

I get what you are saying. It’s a threadless bike...

I get what you are saying. It’s a threadless bike so it’s what has to be worked with. This is a endurance bike so the front is usually equal or a little higher then the saddle. Trying to get used to...
10-03-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,611
Posted By noglider

I went to a meeting of a bike club and there were...

I went to a meeting of a bike club and there were speakers there from one of the local randonneurs' groups. I learned that the average age of someone in the sport is 51. That should give hope to a...
10-03-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,237
Posted By cudak888

Super easy. There are sellers on eBay offering...

Super easy. There are sellers on eBay offering 1'x1' sections (and if you can't find 651, the thinner 751 will work). Order gloss black, Light Red, and Signal Yellow. Cut into roughly 6" long strips;...
10-02-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Classtime

Nothing wrong with Tange. I have more Tange miles...

Nothing wrong with Tange. I have more Tange miles over the last couple years than any other tubing. But, if I had 2k to spend on a retro brifter Colnago, it would not be Tange. Yes Label. No big deal.
10-02-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,611
Posted By johnbobey

That's a very practical option, but I fear that...

That's a very practical option, but I fear that after having spoken to gugie I'm even more committed to seeing this through on vintage steel. I'm getting something like the Miyata 1000 to ride now (a...
10-02-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mr. 66

Of the three, I like the pink Colnago. I...

Of the three, I like the pink Colnago.

I think a mid nineties Miyata would also float your boat, run a little less for price. Basso made some nice stuff.

Lots of choices. :)
10-02-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,599
Posted By rustystrings61

It occurred to me that it would be good to show...

It occurred to me that it would be good to show the bike in its current state - as built up and ridden in the 2020 Clunker Challenge 100 No. 6 Covid edition -
...
10-01-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,611
Posted By Andy_K

To me, "rando dream" and "turn key" don't usually...

To me, "rando dream" and "turn key" don't usually go together, especially for vintage bikes. It kind of depends on what your rando dream is. To me, it starts with a bike that's comfortable, relaxed...
10-01-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,041
Posted By Iride01

There is really only one time I can think of that...

There is really only one time I can think of that Ineos as Sky animated the race and created some excitement. Don't remember the stage or year of the TdF, but it was when there were some heavy cross...
09-24-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,945
Posted By thinktubes

Tri-color/half-moon cage ...

Tri-color/half-moon cage

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09-24-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,945
Posted By iab

So smooth. And does not induce hangovers. ...

So smooth. And does not induce hangovers.

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09-23-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,748
Posted By canklecat

This TdF showed there's so much young talent the...

This TdF showed there's so much young talent the future of the grand tours is in good hands... legs.

I really expected this TdF to be disappointing but instead it got better with each stage.
...
09-22-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By TLaurent

Fifteen years and two days ago, my uncle Joe...

Fifteen years and two days ago, my uncle Joe jotog started this post. Sadly, he passed away this most recent 4th of July and we miss him dearly. I visited him a week before and we talked about bikes...
09-21-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,726
Posted By Marcus_Ti

If they were doping....given their results, they...

If they were doping....given their results, they did a pretty terrible job.
09-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,748
Posted By PJay120

Looking back at TDF 2020: maybe putting a lot of...

Looking back at TDF 2020: maybe putting a lot of focus on a young guy is not so bad, but you have to pick the right young guy!

Hopefully, Bernal just had a relatively bad day, or month for TDF.
...
09-21-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By MinnMan

Having started this thread, I find all of your...

Having started this thread, I find all of your opinions interesting (really). I don't know what the truth is, but I see both sides of the argument.

We all hope Pogacar is clean, but some of us...
09-21-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By GrainBrain

I read Tadej's biography that cycling news had....

I read Tadej's biography that cycling news had. His performance isn't as hard to believe when he was riding at a pretty high level since he was 9. He's only 22 now, no major injuries or pressure of...
09-19-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 13,830
Posted By vane171

Not sure on this point (triathlon being...

Not sure on this point (triathlon being individual, not team sport (even if triathlon racers likely are part of a team, just not racing as a team), probably you have an argument there.

Thanks for...
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