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05-04-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,347
Posted By cxwrench

You've definitely been unpleasant and thrown the...

You've definitely been unpleasant and thrown the 'know it all' bit a bunch. You had to know it was coming despite what you requested in post #1. I see the 'I know how to put tires on, I've been...
05-04-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 147
Posted By Retro Grouch

I've always done it with the heads of the pulling...

I've always done it with the heads of the pulling spokes facing out. I also lace all of the heads out spokes on both sides first because that's much easier.
05-04-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,347
Posted By Koyote

You’re the reason that this forum has an ignore...

You’re the reason that this forum has an ignore function.

‘bye.
05-01-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By Prowler

I should be appalled but these touch a soft spot....

I should be appalled but these touch a soft spot. Reminds me of the mini bike my brother and I created way back. T frame fab'd by the kid up the street with a HT and fork welded on. I salvaged an...
04-30-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd just slap another crankset on and call it...

I'd just slap another crankset on and call it good.
04-28-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,625
Posted By non-fixie

I haven't tried them all, but I like the Veloflex...

I haven't tried them all, but I like the Veloflex Masters and Panaracer (folding) Paselas. The latter are my default tires for mixed road touring and events like L'Eroica, because of their looks,...
04-12-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 5,507
Posted By wolfchild

Getting passed by other cyclists is such a minor...

Getting passed by other cyclists is such a minor unimportant issue that it doesn't even register with me...I've been passed by thousands of cyclists over the years and never felt offended or had my...
04-08-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 403,815
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

Gitane Hosteller fender

Found some metallic pinstripe for these old fenders. It's actually a tad wider than the original stuff, but it's barely noticeable. Not prefect, but better than it was!...
04-08-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 656
Posted By Crankycrank

Why not take it back to the shop you bought the...

Why not take it back to the shop you bought the bike from as it's only 3 months old and should be covered under warranty.
04-05-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,449
Posted By Roger M

Yes it is, thank you. It's in very good shape,,...

Yes it is, thank you. It's in very good shape,, except for a couple spots near the shifters.
03-28-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,837
Posted By Fahrenheit531

I recommend thicker skin.

I recommend thicker skin.
03-28-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 492
Posted By coolmind

I hope that you don't get injured ,and i wish you...

I hope that you don't get injured ,and i wish you to buy one again for your collection.



I like to fix-repair or build new items on many categories. Twelve years ago i worked as a cycle...
03-25-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By P!N20

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched...

Not an issue. I wouldn't use the mismatched wheelset.
03-25-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,270
Posted By SurferRosa

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
03-25-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,255
Posted By aniki

In a word, yes; because in the right position my...

In a word, yes; because in the right position my saddle is only taking some of the weight; some of the time. A lot goes through my pedals and I can support a fair amount with my hands / shoulders but...
03-25-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,255
Posted By Rage

So you were making your nonsensical assertions...

So you were making your nonsensical assertions about bike fit after you lost the weight, correct?

And I don’t care how you fit your bike or don’t. I’m just concerned some total newbies that’re...
03-25-21, 04:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,255
Posted By Cycletography

As already stated by others, you looked very...

As already stated by others, you looked very cramped and rigid on the bike. I assume your extremely upright position combined with the short reach and the gel padding are the only factors making the...
03-25-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,255
Posted By aniki

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no...

The bottom bracket design has absolutely no influence whatsoever on smooth cadence; it's all in your mind.
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In the photo of your static position you're rotating your pelvis forward and leaning...
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By nomadmax

That's Columbus Aelle tretubi. Four hundred is a...

That's Columbus Aelle tretubi. Four hundred is a little more than I'd pay and I'm a Guerciotti nut.
03-24-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,317
Posted By Trakhak

Top two photos confirm that the fork is bent. The...

Top two photos confirm that the fork is bent. The frame might be bent, too; can't tell from any of the photos.

The fork can't be safely repaired. Looks like quite an inexpensive bike, from...
03-23-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,317
Posted By GlennR

Nice.... I see a career in politics in your...

Nice....

I see a career in politics in your future.
03-23-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14,250
Views: 3,159,471
Posted By JaccoW

Not bicycle related (yet) but I picked up a 60's...

Not bicycle related (yet) but I picked up a 60's Husqvarna Combina 19E sewing machine for free!

A fully mechanical industrial-ish machine that should have no problem going through heavier...
03-22-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,317
Posted By Koyote

Dude, we are helping you. Don’t whine. Put...

Dude, we are helping you. Don’t whine.

Put some photos on a third-party site and post a link. Or grow up, tell your dad that you crashed his bike, and the two of you can figure it out together....
03-22-21, 09:59 AM
03-22-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,305
Posted By due ruote

Sorry to pile on, but “flashy Italian” to me...

Sorry to pile on, but “flashy Italian” to me means Tommasini or Rossin, etc. Yours is pretty far from that mark.
03-17-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Koyote

You lost me right there.

You lost me right there.
03-16-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By tyrion

Then I think it's worn chainrings.

Then I think it's worn chainrings.
03-11-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,750
Posted By canyoneagle

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO ...

Someone get this! Seattle area. Solid deal IMO

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Tommasini-Super-Prestige-w-Campagnolo-group-Delta-Brakes/174600764763?hash=item28a7043d5b:g:F2YAAOSw6DFfrd0x
...
03-01-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 469
Posted By HillRider

Sell the bike to someone shorter. :thumb:

Sell the bike to someone shorter. :thumb:
02-28-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By jimc101

If it's coming loose weekly, what damage has been...

If it's coming loose weekly, what damage has been done? maybe worth inspecting the cones/races before doing it up tightly?
02-23-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down...

I think the cage's inner plate being upside down has something to do with the problem... Remove it and reinstall right side up and get back to us with your findings. Andy
02-14-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 61,456
Views: 9,268,750
Posted By bibliobob

I nabbed it. Looks like there will be a good...

I nabbed it. Looks like there will be a good story to go with it. I'll tell it when i know how it ends. It's a '73, btw. In the meantime, some photos:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,666
Posted By tomato coupe

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane...

Just one. My sources tell me it was a Domane SLR-7.
01-24-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,055
Posted By UKFan4Sure

It doesn't surprise me a bit. On a personal...

It doesn't surprise me a bit. On a personal level, I'm pretty well burned out on watching sports. It started with the knee-taking for me.
01-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,055
Posted By coffeesnob

yes they do

yes they do
01-22-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,055
Posted By bikehoco

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.

Good. They inject too much politics into sports.
01-04-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,671
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal...

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal system in action.

Such a joke.

Yes, there are people incarcerated; but as Baretta was quoted as saying, “if you can’t do the time don’t do the...
01-04-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,671
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The new District Attorney for LA County has never...

The new District Attorney for LA County has never met a criminal that he doesn’t just love. The two thugs would get a hearty handshake from the new DA and free courtside tickets to cheer LeBron and...
12-19-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4,308
Views: 403,815
Posted By bwilli88

Not much wrenching on Bikes. But cut this out...

Not much wrenching on Bikes.
But cut this out and painted it
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20201107_141335705_hdr_4aa01b92f17d9b26a90f8dcfb452f64730e03732.jpg...
11-02-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 986
Posted By merziac

berkleydriskill :thumb: H**Y CRAP MAN! ...

berkleydriskill

:thumb: H**Y CRAP MAN!

Very cool, no real advice but to stay the course your on and that it was likely all Campy of the day which would be the go to if not.

Wheels and hubs...
10-31-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,204
Posted By cubewheels

That's enough reason not to buy from that guy. ...

That's enough reason not to buy from that guy. Even if they legitimately owned the bike. If he seem like having a bad attitude, chances are the bike may not have been treated well or might be...
08-11-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,843
Posted By Litespud

No way that damage (specifically the ding on the...

No way that damage (specifically the ding on the inside) happened in transit. I would try to get yr money back. There are enough frames out there that you don’t have to end up with this
08-01-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,173
Posted By Murray Missile

Complete all original bikes I keep pretty much...

Complete all original bikes I keep pretty much original, most of my "modernization" victims except one have started as already modified bikes or framesets with few or no components. The exception is...
04-27-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,467
Posted By purebikes

That is unfortunate. Message me if you are still...

That is unfortunate. Message me if you are still interested once you get your lawnmower. I will say that cool bikes are a much bigger priority than a beautiful lawn, so maybe buy the Trek and then...
03-30-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 734
Posted By SJX426

JohnDThompson - Excellent! Great resource!...

JohnDThompson - Excellent! Great resource! Thanks!
I now have to decide to look for thin cups. I think I can measure the radius of the race on the spindle and compare to the others.

I may have...
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