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05-02-21, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Slightspeed

Pasadena Velo Retro, 27 miles. No scenic shots,...

Pasadena Velo Retro, 27 miles. No scenic shots, but good times seeing riders I haven't see since Feb. 2020. I enjoyed the vintage ride on the old Legnano Roma, had since new....
04-23-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,509
Posted By Roger M

Nice to hear that 42mm tires fit. I might have to...

Nice to hear that 42mm tires fit. I might have to try that.

Bummer about the stem and post issues. You made it work though, so kudos 👏.
04-23-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,509
Posted By bwilli88

All my bikes are gravel bikes. I really like my...

All my bikes are gravel bikes.
I really like my Pro-Tour, My Fuji Stratos, My Pure Fix Cleveland, and My Maxwell....
04-19-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,509
Posted By rccardr

The Pelizzoli in 650B attire, set up with SHimano...

The Pelizzoli in 650B attire, set up with SHimano Dura Ace 9 speed and 38's:

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04-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,509
Posted By fabiofarelli

The bike is in storage now so this is the stuff I...

The bike is in storage now so this is the stuff I got now for you. The red frame is the original, as it was....
04-06-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 688,961
Posted By CaptMike

Great Bike

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04-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,449
Posted By Roger M

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Good eye. Michael Johnson is the builder. This bike was on...
04-04-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By prairiepedaler

The taller fellow fit no problem. He said he was...

The taller fellow fit no problem. He said he was going to put a riser bar on there and I recommended a cro-mo for offroading. The original was alu alloy. He was not a heavy type of 6'8". The frame...
04-01-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 879
Posted By ascherer

I've missed out on the color I wanted from Acorn....

I've missed out on the color I wanted from Acorn. Speaking for myself I would have appreciated a heads-up when they were going to be restocked. It doesn't feel right to me to keep info like that to...
03-31-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By rccardr

Beautiful day yesterday to ride from the old...

Beautiful day yesterday to ride from the old Vienna train station down the W&OD/Custis Trail system to the Potomac. Long term parking lot at National Airport was closed and empty (which was a weird...
03-25-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,425
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

But what if a quill stem became an option again,...

But what if a quill stem became an option again, due to the need to run Open 4 wheels and having that composition change not work with the modern headset and stem combination? What if the only truly...
03-25-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,646
Posted By Troul

duluth needs to make it happen!

duluth needs to make it happen!
03-25-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 850,364
Posted By imcorn

Just finished rebuilding my '83 Expedition I...

Just finished rebuilding my '83 Expedition I found back in January. Took it on a quick ride last night and it's like riding on a cloud. Updated the cockpit (Nitto B135, Nitto Technomic, and TRP...
03-25-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By PugRider

Beautiful bike! It didn't take long at all, maybe...

Beautiful bike! It didn't take long at all, maybe half an hour, with added time because the bike was in the garage and my vice is in the basement lol. It was actually kinda fun. The 3/16 rod was a...
03-24-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,526
Posted By Iride01

A "volks-bike" so to speak. Viva la...

A "volks-bike" so to speak. Viva la bike!
03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,840
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-23-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By PugRider

Forum came through big time

A big thanks to Prowler for a thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/951525-handlebar-bag-alternate-mounting-rack-several-photos.html) a few years back on making his own bracket for an...
03-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 41,021
Posted By Mr. 66

These are most of the tall rollers that have been...

These are most of the tall rollers that have been through the house o' 66
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03-18-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 41,021
Posted By Roger M

Maybe I should start a new thread "Bigger and...

Maybe I should start a new thread "Bigger and Taller, Bikes 67cm and Up"...

Anyhow, here's the most recent bike for me. It's an 1984 or 85 68cm Specialized Expedition. The largest frame from...
03-14-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By mstateglfr

Dude continually uses this place as a personal...

Dude continually uses this place as a personal wtb/iso forum.

OP- pay some $ and gain access to the for sale forum and post there. Or post in the dedicated ISO sticky thread in this forum.
03-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By Roger M

Getting closer to being completed. Thanks again...

Getting closer to being completed. Thanks again malcala622.
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03-08-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By nlerner

Thanks! Well, I certainly have enough bikes to...

Thanks! Well, I certainly have enough bikes to repeat that event though I'm thinking of some variations, one of which is to do a century on 10 different bikes, 10 miles each, from oldest to newest. I...
03-06-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By Vonruden

Friday Mountain bike fun on the Retrotec. ...

Friday Mountain bike fun on the Retrotec.

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03-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By obrentharris

This is the green time of year here in coastal...

This is the green time of year here in coastal Marin. The cows are fat and happy on all the new grass. I'm pretty happy myself, enjoying the great ride of the Bruce Gordon.
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03-03-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By jdawginsc

The great bike refresh and giveaway thread

Some of you may have read I decided to make my addiction work for my students at an inner city high school that was hit hard by various catastrophes. My kids donít really have much.

...So, we...
03-03-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By SurferRosa

"Look! A Falcon, Ren. Oh joy of joys!" ...

"Look! A Falcon, Ren. Oh joy of joys!"

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Belltown alleyways
03-01-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,374
Posted By Roger M

Tale of Two Expeditions

I recently spotted a big Specialized touring frame in the classifieds here, a few weeks ago. It was priced pretty good, but it was pretty damn big. I watched it for a few days, and the seller dropped...
02-17-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,597
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to...

I don't do any of this to make $$, but rather to spread the love or enthusiasm. Usually it takes the form of helping a friend or family member get into cycling. They will ask "What bike should I...
02-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 850,364
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
...
02-16-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 850,364
Posted By Prowler

Road worthy again

This is the bike I've used for the GAP, the Pine Creek and several other lovely rides. Twice packed like a mule and several times running free. Last summer on the Pine Creek trail it rained over...
02-09-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,577
Posted By Drillium Dude

Last Ride

Today was the final function-check ride for my faithful orange Super before turning it over to a local buyer tomorrow afternoon. We're scheduled to do a longer test ride then; he felt comfortable...
02-09-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,425
Posted By Kabuki12

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A lot of bike for $335! on Craigslist
Here it is in orange and all its glory!...
02-09-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,279
Views: 840,783
Posted By ParamountScapin

''87 Paramount repainted by Waterford (Richard...

''87 Paramount repainted by Waterford (Richard Schwinn) in '97. This build has too much 'bling' and the wheel decals were soon gone. Trying to decide if I'm going to rebuild with a silver 10-spd...
01-31-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,945
Posted By bikingshearer

This is a Grant Petersen thread, so in the...

This is a Grant Petersen thread, so in the interests of doing my bit to get it up to the requisite 10+ pages . . . . . :D

Yes, GP and Rivendell want people to buy their bikes. It would be the...
01-30-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,945
Posted By homelessjoe

Riv

Has anybody looked at new mountain bikes now? I dont think anyone makes one without front shocks..... all the high end mountain bikes are full suspension aluminum or carbon.....hydraulic disc...
01-28-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By djkashuba

First good rain of the season has the water falls...

First good rain of the season has the water falls going.

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Caz Fall (https://flic.kr/p/2kwzBKy) by...
01-20-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By northbend

I celebrated inauguration day by riding fixed....

I celebrated inauguration day by riding fixed. Overshot 46 by 10 miles by noodling too much around the upper and lower valleys.
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01-18-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Happy MLK Jr Day! ...

Happy MLK Jr Day!
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01-17-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By ExPatTyke

An unusually bright and clear morning today, with...

An unusually bright and clear morning today, with no rain forecast, so I did a few miles on the Paris Sport. Out of Weston through Banwell, Sandford, Churchill, and Langford, then a long climb...
01-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By Drillium Dude

A bit nippier than my last couple rides, but you...

A bit nippier than my last couple rides, but you forget about it when you get into a good discussion with your riding mate/best pal. A good day on the Sammamish River Trail with Jacob:
...
01-16-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Please note: 62cm is pretty tall, but it is...

Please note:

62cm is pretty tall, but it is well within every single vintage bicycle manufacturer's production range, even the high end stuff. Everybody topped out at 63cm or 63.5cm CTT at the...
01-15-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By oneclick

If using a vice, put a good solid-axle hub in the...

If using a vice, put a good solid-axle hub in the rear.

Tight.
01-15-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By CO_Hoya

Nerd alert: Without going too far down the...

Nerd alert:
Without going too far down the rabbit hole, the term "weak" acid has a specific meaning, being an acid with Ka < 1. So oxalic acid is a weak acid, but the strongest of the weak acids...
01-11-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By billytwosheds

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good...

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good story may not be true, let's have it. Otherwise just let people feel good, right?

No need to harsh the mallow.
01-10-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By fender1

Got out for a late afternoon ride. Still...

Got out for a late afternoon ride. Still adjusting after swapping in new brakes and wider bars.

...
01-10-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By billytwosheds

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01-09-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 17,183
Views: 1,843,707
Posted By abshipp

First outdoor ride of the year. Roads are a bit...

First outdoor ride of the year. Roads are a bit sketchy in spots but a nice excuse to take things slow :)

New bar tape and bar end shifters, too!
...
12-29-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 154,755
Posted By gravityhurts

I totally respect position and understand your...

I totally respect position and understand your position, as I confess to being somewhat of a hypocrite. This bike still remains unridden - LOL. I keep finding excuses not to thread a pedal to roll...
12-29-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,505
Posted By merziac

Drop bars = cold dead hands, not changing any of...

Drop bars = cold dead hands, not changing any of them anytime soon and you should count your blessings that you don't have to make these kind of choices, lucky you.

Having a 38in inseam makes tall...
12-29-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,505
Posted By merziac

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your...

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your disdain, you have plenty of company and I get it but my comfort and ability to ride all day long trumps any problem you may have with it.

It bugs me...
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