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08-05-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 862
Posted By RH Clark

I Wasn't sure if it would qualify for this forum...

I Wasn't sure if it would qualify for this forum or not, but I have spent more time here asking about older steel bikes than anywhere else, so I thought I would share it here. I have ridden it about...
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 862
Posted By RH Clark

I just got back "WITH THE BIKE" guys! It was love...

I just got back "WITH THE BIKE" guys! It was love at first sight and it rides so smooth. I haven't put it on a scale yet but the owner says it weighs 18 lbs. He worked as a bike mechanic for 10 years...
08-02-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 862
Posted By icemilkcoffee

If it's Lemond and it's steel, it's classic. QED.

If it's Lemond and it's steel, it's classic. QED.
07-25-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 684
Posted By 79pmooney

I find reaching the down tube location easier. ...

I find reaching the down tube location easier. Tradition says that the first cage goes on the down tube. In the '70s when I race, race bikes has a set there only.

All that said, I second Retro...
07-21-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,079
Posted By T-Mar

I always attributed the popularity of Italian...

I always attributed the popularity of Italian racing bicycles to their racing heritage. Nothing breeds sales success like success in high level competition.

The American builders, as a collective...
07-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,079
Posted By nomadmax

Soul. ...

Soul.
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The same thing a Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul has. ...
07-21-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,079
Posted By kunsunoke

They look like what we expect race bikes ought to...

They look like what we expect race bikes ought to look like.
They instantly evoke nostalgia for simpler times, when cycling didn't focus on marketing of plastic bikes to plastic people.
They have...
07-17-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By Barry2

Fixed it

FIXED
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Your Welcome

Barry
07-17-20, 03:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 856
Posted By Kabuki12

Rich and I rode only as far as the light house ,...

Rich and I rode only as far as the light house , had some fruit and water and then back down the coast. We got our cards stamped at the check point. I was not aware of any northern extension beyond...
07-16-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By Boerd

According to Passoni, the headtube, bottom...

According to Passoni, the headtube, bottom bracket and dropout shells are Ti 5, the rest is Ti 9:

Tubes: Titanium grade 9 (3Al/2,5V) with different thicknesses, drawn and strengthened. Titanium...
07-05-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,419
Posted By Wildwood

The answer is: What kind of a century? ...

The answer is:

What kind of a century?

Gearing and fit may be top ‘o th list!

AustroDaimler Puch made a ‘fast touring’ frame. Went on Vent Noir, Olympian and (maybe) Force bikes. 531 dB...
07-05-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,513
Posted By Hondo Gravel

No but Iím sure I will. I know where the tanks...

No but Iím sure I will. I know where the tanks aka ponds are were the pigs like to be that are near the road. They usually run away from you but if all confused could run into you and with those...
07-03-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,206
Posted By Boerd

New Passoni Titanio

In March I ordered a Passoni through WrenchScience in Berkley. Yesterday the frame has arrived. Below are a few pictures of the frame. The times we live in are crazy; the frame was stuck at the...
07-01-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,645
Posted By Bmach

I might have a GU for that ride but nothing other...

I might have a GU for that ride but nothing other than that.
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Where I would rather be !!!

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Windsor Missouri... pit stop on The Katy a few...
06-22-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,327
Posted By Johnk3

Cicli Barco XCr custom stainless steel 58.5 cm

This is my new custom Cicli Barco frame made with Columbus XCr which is a very thin, very light, and very expensive, stainless steel, triple butted tubing. This bike weighs 18.875 lbs. with pedals....
06-21-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wildwood

a serious answer - 'Where am I going to...

a serious answer -

'Where am I going to ride?'
The mountains - take a triple, which one? Depends on grades/surfaces..
Cruisin the flat roads - feel fast? - take the vintage DeRosa.
Hilly & fast...
06-20-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 688
Posted By retrofit

How about seeing "Bicycle Workshop" p. 114...

How about seeing "Bicycle Workshop" p. 114 "hottest new cycling products"

Also curious about the camp stove article p. 137

I had a Optimus Svea in the 70's....
06-17-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,276
Posted By billridesbikes

Yeah, I make myself go. After a few miles I feel...

Yeah, I make myself go. After a few miles I feel better usually.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,783
Posted By DrIsotope

As I've mentioned in another thread, I cannot...

As I've mentioned in another thread, I cannot conceive of a reason to put any tire-related goods in a jersey pocket, as tire-related goods are actually used (by me) once out of every 25-30 rides, at...
06-14-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 1,888,316
Posted By Unca_Sam

Made some changes

I'll say this is complete now.
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First real trail ride. ...
06-13-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,662
Posted By MaxDB

Next was the crankset and brakes ...

Next was the crankset and brakes

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,215
Posted By guadzilla

I mean, it is your bike and you should do what...

I mean, it is your bike and you should do what you want with it.

But if it were me, I'd put it up on a wall and take it out for casual coffee rides and such. In fact, I plan to do exactly that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,215
Posted By DrIsotope

While I understand that everybody has their own...

While I understand that everybody has their own reasons and methods for doing things, this thread is nonetheless mind-boggling. Favorite bike ever but just 5k miles on it? I rode my first bike until...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,215
Posted By SalsaShark

This entire excercise is strange and confusing. ...

This entire excercise is strange and confusing. If you want to keep a "trophy bike" why would you disassemble it and package it away where you cannot admire it? Why not mount it on the wall or a...
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By wrk101

I accept offers until I have bids. Once I have...

I accept offers until I have bids. Once I have bids, I accept the outcome of the auction process. I feel itís unfair to end early once people are bidding.

its up to you,

And this is day one....
05-25-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,032
Posted By jackbombay

Thanks! The original seat on the...

Thanks!



The original seat on the bike was a D+ or so, pretty bad for my butt, I went to a shop and they were almost sold out of seats, I knew this one wouldn't be great, but certainly...
05-24-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,032
Posted By jackbombay

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed...

I flew out east for work, and there was supposed to be a better bike waiting for me, but there wasn't, and there has been a massive rush on any low priced bikes out here, CL has almost nothing and...
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,032
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By livedarklions

None of the above. Worst poll questions...

None of the above.

Worst poll questions ever. No one sane is arguing for permanent restrictions, and there's no way I could lean towards either of those crazy extreme positions.

I'm not sure...
05-17-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,998
Posted By merziac

That is an auction by a member here, $20, not a...

That is an auction by a member here, $20, not a big leap, efbay has your back. If you want them, buy them, seller is a standup guy. ;)
05-13-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Unless you've got active rust somewhere, I'd...

Unless you've got active rust somewhere, I'd almost always say no to a respray. You'll go spend a bunch of money, time, and effort... only to scratch it bringing it into the garage.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,357
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I don't think you'll get a lot of advice about...

I don't think you'll get a lot of advice about platform pedals here because they're not very common in road. Its ok to use them, but it's not a subject this forum probably has a great deal of...
05-09-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,345
Posted By JohnDThompson

If you're patient, you can do it by hand. Index...

If you're patient, you can do it by hand. Index the holes off the peak of each tooth. This is a small hole followed by a countersink bit:

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04-26-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,190
Posted By Barrettscv

Not many C&V bikes can be called exotic and...

Not many C&V bikes can be called exotic and significant. This one is both.
04-24-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,718
Posted By CliffordK

The part of mainland USA that isn't a state?

The part of mainland USA that isn't a state?
04-24-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,718
Posted By Bah Humbug

I know it's harder to spell "Massachusetts", but...

I know it's harder to spell "Massachusetts", but that's no excuse to get the answer wrong.
Forum: Foo
04-24-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,052
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Is this the same thing? This thread is getting me...

Is this the same thing? This thread is getting me very confused. Going to hit 100 degrees today....

...
Forum: Touring
04-23-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By takenreasy

Albatross baby: ...

Albatross baby:
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Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By repechage

Why do I think a significant digit is missing. ...

Why do I think a significant digit is missing.
Or, they are going out of biz and better to give it away than risk it be padlocked inside as the rent is overdue...
04-20-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,230
Posted By FloridaDave

Buying a bike on the Internet? Yes!

Several years ago I bought a Giant flat-bar road bike, a plan to accommodate a bad shoulder and still ride up to the half/metric-century distance. I wasn't in love with the bike but rode it. ...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By rccardr

This one will get Dura Ace: ...

This one will get Dura Ace:

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Replies: 26
Views: 1,192
Posted By rccardr

The more highly priced Daccordi bikes have...

The more highly priced Daccordi bikes have fancier frames (e.g. the 50 Anno or gold plated fork frames) and group sets in impeccable, pretty much perfect condition.
Many Daccordi frames are pure...
04-14-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By indyfabz

Sometimes paranoia is nothing more than a...

Sometimes paranoia is nothing more than a heightened state of awareness, or however the saying goes.
Forum: Foo
04-13-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,052
Posted By no motor?

Don't they sell good beer in your part of Texas?

Don't they sell good beer in your part of Texas?
04-07-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,124
Posted By Wildwood

Mondia Super ...

Mondia Super
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Schwinn Super Sport...
04-06-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 917
Posted By 79pmooney

I'd ride it. But I'd do the casing repair I've...

I'd ride it. But I'd do the casing repair I've done many times with Dacron sailcloth and contact cement. Then I would ride that tire until it dies of natural causes. See my post on the thread
...
04-05-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,682
Posted By Eric F

The Cinelli belongs to the owner of Velo Pasadena...

The Cinelli belongs to the owner of Velo Pasadena (he has an incredible collection of vintage race bikes). It was recovered by the owner of Steveís Bikes in Altadena (he specializes in restoration of...
04-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,682
Posted By Eric F

The owner with his returned bike... ...

The owner with his returned bike...

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04-04-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,892
Posted By Bianchigirll

I think most of us love a nice chrome frame.

I think most of us love a nice chrome frame.
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