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12-24-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,941
Posted By non-fixie

Yes, an interesting question. First and...

Yes, an interesting question.

First and foremost I am a tinkerer. In 2009 I bought and old and run-down racing bike at a yard sale, thinking I'd turn that into a nice and light sports bike....
11-23-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,400
Posted By smontanaro

Cratecruncher Very nice. My first ItalVega...

Cratecruncher

Very nice. My first ItalVega was a Nuovo Record just like yours (though I bought it new, probably in 1973 or so). If I recall correctly, its three main tubes are Columbus, Campy...
11-22-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 888,001
Posted By DQRider

The rack decks are simple things, but they really...

The rack decks are simple things, but they really stand out. What impresses me most are the compound curve wooden fenders:

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11-01-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By jjhabbs

NOS Bianchi Specialissima build. 1977

Hey guys, I purchased this frameset over a year ago from someone on this forum. Plus it was on EBay. It's a 77 Bianchi specialissima. Love this thing. Great shape.. NOS Frameset, wheels, shifters,...
09-21-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By djkashuba

Short ride on a quiet backroad. Dialing in the...

Short ride on a quiet backroad. Dialing in the saddle angle.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51501527184_b8de426375_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mt1MKf)
Sonoma road. (https://flic.kr/p/2mt1MKf)...
09-18-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 295,588
Posted By sdn40

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick...

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick hose down due to a layer of dust and dirt. Dura Ace levers (hoods are toast), pedals, hubs and shifters as well as the pictured crank, rd, and brakes....
09-07-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By SurferRosa

Jerry Baker Memorial Velodrome ...

Jerry Baker Memorial Velodrome
https://i.imgur.com/qXhlUac.jpg
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"Get that road bike off the track! There are no brakes here! We don't use brakes!"
09-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By milksteaks

My Newly Restored 1973 Mercier

I picked up this 1973 Mercier a couple months ago and finally finished restoring it. I wanted to keep it original for the most part, while making a few select upgrades along the way like adding the...
09-06-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By Roger M

Not so much wrenching, but new tape and hoods for...

Not so much wrenching, but new tape and hoods for my sons new bike.

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09-05-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By thinktubes

Yesterday, I ate 2 sausages (brat+Italian) and a...

Yesterday, I ate 2 sausages (brat+Italian) and a burger at a picnic. Rode 71 miles today since there was plenty of gas in the tank. Weather was excellent - upper 70s, clear, low humidity.

Decided...
09-04-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By 72fuji

Adidas cycling road shoes. FYI

Just a quick review. I did the search couldn’t find anything so…
I picked up a pair, I wanted lace up and a road shoe. I only have just over 50 miles on them and I’m liking them. Pretty true to size...
09-03-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,104
Posted By SurferRosa

Free Spirit Trek

Free Spirit

Trek
09-01-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By ExPatTyke

Managed to get out for a few hours on Sunday; my...

Managed to get out for a few hours on Sunday; my mother's suffering from dementia, so my attention has been elsewhere recently and I've not had so many chances to ride. I took a trip into Bristol...
08-31-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 28,345
Posted By QuikRick

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08-31-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 295,588
Posted By top506

This thread re-surfaced in a timely manner, as I...

This thread re-surfaced in a timely manner, as I just finished overhauling this last week:

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08-31-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 295,588
Posted By denaffen

Mine as I recently got it. ...

Mine as I recently got it.


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and now
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08-31-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 295,588
Posted By RobertUI

I've lurked in this thread for a little while,...

I've lurked in this thread for a little while, and finally have a contribution! I just picked up this '87 Le Tour for a very low price off FB marketplace, this is the before shot, though I don't plan...
08-31-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,249,416
Posted By pcons713

Here's my second dropbar mtb build - 1993 Trek...

Here's my second dropbar mtb build - 1993 Trek 950. Almost all original aside from the conversion. Great handling and fit using a threaded-to-threadless stem converter. Using the MicroShift 3x7...
08-30-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By fabiofarelli

Yesterday the seventh Über die Grenze, a wet...

Yesterday the seventh Über die Grenze, a wet cycling day in the Netherlands nearby Germany.
An impression.
...
08-29-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,313
Posted By cantom

Questions re Bottecchia Professional

For those who may know. I've seen several versions of the late 60's early 70's Professional.
Late 60's:

https://i.imgur.com/vw0SsvP.jpg

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08-29-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By gaucho777

I pulled some things from the parts bin today for...

I pulled some things from the parts bin today for my recently acquired Colnago Super frame. It'll be a mostly-Campagnolo franken-build to start while I fill out the rest of the wish list. I guess I'm...
08-24-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice day nice ride on bike trail and back...

Very nice day nice ride on bike trail and back on no name road ab out 15 miles round trip. Really nice weather with some blue sky.
...
08-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,249,416
Posted By clubman

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Looks purpose-built and so fine by me. I need...
08-12-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 888,001
Posted By ollo_ollo

Did my ride in the cool morning hours and had Mrs...

Did my ride in the cool morning hours and had Mrs ollo snap a pic in front of my truck when I got back. P.S. Yes, I did forget my helmet, 1st time in quite a while, felt a little Nekked without it. ...
08-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Lbxpdx

Thrift store find. 1990 Lugged Schwinn High Plains

I’m in northern Idaho visiting my mom and stopped at a local thrift shop and this old thing followed me home. Looks pretty darn original minus the seat. The tires are nearly new and everything...
08-05-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By Reid_Fleming

I've been working on this Rossi since the spring....

I've been working on this Rossi since the spring. Still a ways to go, but some new paint and cleaning up the parts have made a big difference...
08-05-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished up this 1985 Ross Signature 294S...

Just finished up this 1985 Ross Signature 294S full Campy. Restored, but all original parts except the ones that did not age well. ...
08-05-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By 3alarmer

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08-05-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By Prowler

Last winter when I rehabilitated my Fuji TS III...

Last winter when I rehabilitated my Fuji TS III wanted to try just a front rack but they are quite rare and expensive (and I did not know if I really wanted one). so I fabricated a front rack for it...
08-05-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By Roger M

Just the Sidewinder tandem mount is from Yakima....

Just the Sidewinder tandem mount is from Yakima. I used to have one of their old tandem mounts, without the swing out feature. It would be better for this application, cutting a few more inches off...
08-05-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By Johno59

Golden harvest

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If this dry spell keeps up this crop is coming in.
08-02-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By SurferRosa

For the first 5 or 10 minutes after I hopped on...

For the first 5 or 10 minutes after I hopped on the Miyata, it felt like the bars were more narrow than I'm used to. They were 38cm, and I've 38s on other bikes, so I can't explain that weird feeling...
07-29-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By northbend

A different approach to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday...

A different approach to Snoqualmie Pass yesterday
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51344050080_33e55856f0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2me6FhL)A different way to the pass (https://flic.kr/p/2me6FhL)...
07-29-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By droppedandlost

Beautiful day for a ride. Could have done without...

Beautiful day for a ride. Could have done without the staple in the tire though.

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07-29-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice riding weather today got to take my...

Very nice riding weather today got to take my recently repaired with cheap thrift sore parts single speed trainer out for local ride on back roads and trails around Fairplay.. For a old lower end...
07-29-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By Mr. 66

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of...

A PX10 get some cleansing and is put on a pair of track wheels for shop rolling. Cleaner calipers have replaced the original crusty critters. The hubs original to the purchase have been cut from the...
07-28-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By obuckler

You said yellow: ...

You said yellow:

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07-27-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By droppedandlost

Tommasini got a little gravel on the Cedar River...

Tommasini got a little gravel on the Cedar River trail

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07-25-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,796
Posted By Germany_chris

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07-24-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By fender1

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather! ...

Got in 46 today. Great bike and great weather!


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07-24-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By Bianchigirll

Short stage on the Tour de Shady Pines but took a...

Short stage on the Tour de Shady Pines but took a fabulous and maybe rare machine to ride. The Speckled Trout Bertoni is a fabulous ride. I need to check out this Waffle Station. ...
07-24-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,523
Views: 888,001
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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07-23-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14,743
Views: 3,563,953
Posted By shoota

You definitely have a problem, that bike is super...

You definitely have a problem, that bike is super screwed. I would have bought it.
07-23-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,011
Posted By Eric F

Project: 2001 Colnago VIP

After I stopped racing in 2004, I sold off a lot of my bikes and gear, including the Colnago VIP aluminum frame that had been one of my race bikes. That frame took me to a few nice wins, including a...
07-23-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 14,743
Views: 3,563,953
Posted By rustystrings61

Monday I bought a Specialized Sirrus for $50...

Monday I bought a Specialized Sirrus for $50 (https://www.bikeforums.net/22148856-post14356.html) which I just finished reconditioning this morning (https://www.bikeforums.net/22154200-post551.html),...
07-21-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By gaucho777

Ce n'est pas garbage!: 1975 PR10-L

Around the holidays, as I was driving to the post office, I spied a bike-shaped object down the road beside a trash pile out by the curb. As I approached, the checkered Peugeot graphics came into...
07-19-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By johnnyace

Had a great little tour out into farm/wine...

Had a great little tour out into farm/wine country this morning. Ended up at the funky little store Hopewell Hub (who are also customers of ours) where they were kind enough to open two hours early...
07-19-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,998
Views: 531,222
Posted By eom

I think I can help. Please email me for more...

I think I can help. Please email me for more pictures.

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07-17-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5,165
Views: 583,909
Posted By jim dandy

Just finished this … test/adjust ride tomorrow … ...

Just finished this … test/adjust ride tomorrow …
JD...
07-15-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19,083
Views: 2,371,566
Posted By smontanaro

Brought my Eisentraut up to the beach house and...

Brought my Eisentraut up to the beach house and got out for a ride yesterday. After stopping for a little b'fast in South Haven, I rode a few miles out the Kal Haven trail.
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