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08-07-22, 08:53 PM
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Posted By Mitcho

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose...

Here are some photos of todays Velo-Retro Rose Bowl Vintage bike ride hope you enjoy them. Also there is a new FB page for the ride if you want to join...
08-07-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By JoeBass

By way of explanation- I put a few feelers out to...

By way of explanation- I put a few feelers out to some local vintage bike enthusiasts I know, including Howard, about the ride. If he doesn't follow the thread here, I'll be sure to keep him up to...
08-07-22, 05:04 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

triple digits temp ride in Pasadena

Not much socializing on my part, missed the treats at the end, my companion couldn't hack the heat....

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Couple photos of...
08-07-22, 04:41 PM
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Views: 300
Posted By fobike

September 17

Hey Joe,

I received your note about the ride on September 17, and I seem to have that date free, and expect to keep it that way. Please offer me more details as they become available. In the...
08-07-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,054
Posted By bikingshearer

Thanks for the great time, everyone. I had a lot...

Thanks for the great time, everyone. I had a lot of fun, even if I was the "tail-gun Charlie" every time the uphill gradient was more than about 1.5%.
08-07-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By Kabuki12

I recognize at least one in the photos . It looks...

I recognize at least one in the photos . It looks like it was a nice day. Nice to see the classics out and about! I was there in spirit as I pedaled through 40 miles of 85f heat down here....
08-07-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,054
Posted By Simplegoman

It was lots of fun learning about watch repair...

It was lots of fun learning about watch repair from Gene_jockey. And kidos to Sactown_Albert who came all the way from Sacramento with his cool Allegro!
08-07-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 355
Posted By eftim

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here it is - didnt manage to find any info about those.
08-07-22, 12:05 PM
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Posted By eftim

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08-07-22, 12:02 PM
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Views: 355
Posted By eftim

Help me identify this Legnano from yard sale

Hello - years ago i had some old legnano bike that i knew nothing about but i loved it. it was lost in my moving out of the city and for years i try to find any legnano (that i can afford) to replace...
08-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By randyjawa

1982 Basso - Campy Nouvo Record - Little Used...

I am selling my early eighties Basso. The bike has seen very little use, most of which was in a stationary trainer. It is in great shape mechanically and only slightly challenged cosmetically....
08-07-22, 08:39 AM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one...

Are you going to Gaiole in October? I met one gentlemen who lives in Laguna Beach that is going too. May be the southern ca contingent should coordinate a few practice training rides and swap info...
08-07-22, 08:21 AM
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Posted By Thalia949

Canít make it this month - 58 days to LEroica,...

Canít make it this month - 58 days to LEroica, and I need to get a long day in for training.

It will be a hot one - hydrate and have an extra Coke at the Pizza stop.
08-06-22, 11:20 PM
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Posted By tmnguuyen

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys...

Hope you feel better soon, one of the young guys i tried to rope in doing this ride came down with covid ealier this week. So, he is out too. We'll just take it easy tomorrow and drink plenty of...
08-06-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Andy_K

It's really interesting to see things like this...

It's really interesting to see things like this hub and Honor modifications. I thought I was just being eccentric trying to make things work in ways they weren't intended to. Here I was just keeping...
08-06-22, 09:14 PM
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Views: 254
Posted By bulgie

When I skimmed that Honor derailer article, I was...

When I skimmed that Honor derailer article, I was thinking it must have been written before the V-GT came out. But then I read it more carefully and now I see he briefly mentions that it's done this...
08-06-22, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Sactown_Albert

Had a nice ride with the Bay Area group today

Their route of 27 miles with a few mild hills seemed just right for what we are shooting for. Nice group of six riders welcomed me into the fold today. Picked up some good ideas to help our ride’s...
08-06-22, 03:38 PM
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Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: August 1972 in Bicycling! magazine

Articles/columns included are:
Letters
SHOP TALK: Why Bike Shops?
"Andrews' Hub Modification"
QUESTION MAN
"Converting the SunTour Honor Derailleur for Touring"

The following articles from...
08-05-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 72
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Posted By obrentharris

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Brent
08-05-22, 05:44 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

it's really nice to see rides like this popping...

it's really nice to see rides like this popping up and reported to the members of the forum.....I enjoy seeing the bikes and also the members, I only wish we/I could put names to the faces! :thumb:...
08-05-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,531
Posted By thinktubes

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08-05-22, 04:35 PM
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Posted By nlerner

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08-05-22, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Kabuki12

I ride by a gym in Ventura that has some spinning...

I ride by a gym in Ventura that has some spinning machines facing the alley I ride through. I always wave but not once has anyone waved back. I guess they are afraid to take their hands off! :foo:
08-05-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By iab

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08-05-22, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Random Tandem

I also recently "discovered" that even among...

I also recently "discovered" that even among these two types, not all claws are the same length, and I was able to get a RD to work with a larger freewheel by going through the bin at my local bike...
08-05-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 72
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Posted By markwesti

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca. ...

Kona Kai . San Diego , Ca.
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08-05-22, 10:20 AM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

icon? iconic? or just a cultural reference?? ...

icon? iconic? or just a cultural reference??


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just a few miles down the...
08-05-22, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Oldairhead

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08-05-22, 09:45 AM
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Posted By genejockey

Last night I discovered they'd repaved the worst...

Last night I discovered they'd repaved the worst part of Manzanita, from the Sand Hill end, so it should be a lot more comfy! Maybe I'll bring the Cannondale I call "Jackhammer"......
08-05-22, 09:11 AM
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Posted By Kabuki12

If I was there , I'd be a joinin' ya! And...

If I was there , I'd be a joinin' ya! And fortunately when I built my Colnago up after paint I had some help from a BF and CR list member about how to properly torque the Phil BB after setting the...
08-05-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Lenton58

Thanks very much for 'jumping in. I think I've...

Thanks very much for 'jumping in. I think I've just got fixed up, but it's good to know your service is around for stuff in the future. I appreciate your keeping these relics alive.
08-05-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By SpeedofLite

"Mama, the Italians are coming!"

Teaser for Road Test/Bike Review posts next week.
You're welcome. :)
...
08-05-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,531
Posted By rccardr

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08-05-22, 04:53 AM
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Posted By 52telecaster

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08-05-22, 12:16 AM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

It sure is; seen here guarded by another icon: ...

It sure is; seen here guarded by another icon:

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DD
08-04-22, 11:23 PM
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Views: 195
Posted By zandoval

My buddies in the Army have not been in the area...

My buddies in the Army have not been in the area for over 10 years. For Americans at Camp Darby Livorno thier favorite bike shop was over in Florence. It was a real bike shop, but not one where you...
08-04-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By bikingshearer

And if you do tighten it down, but not quite...

And if you do tighten it down, but not quite enough, it doesn't ruin your ride until about 10 miles in. You can guess how I know.



Yup.



As can many C&V forums members who have had...
08-04-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,499
Posted By mhespenheide

If you want to return those or sell them on to...

If you want to return those or sell them on to someone else, I've got a set of wheels built up with: Dura Ace 7400, Uniglide cogs, Mavic Open Pro rims, 32 spokes. Hand-built by the fine folks at...
08-04-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By JohnDThompson

You shouldn't need to drill any hole. Claws mount...

You shouldn't need to drill any hole. Claws mount into the dropout slot:
08-04-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By JohnDThompson

"Claw" generally refers to a bolt-on piece onto...

"Claw" generally refers to a bolt-on piece onto which the derailleur mounts, "hanger" generally refers to an integral part of the dropout onto which the derailleur mounts.
08-04-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,499
Posted By Oldairhead

I hadn't seen this thread before but now that it...

I hadn't seen this thread before but now that it has reappeared I have read it through. There appear to be a lot of "experts" out there on the ethos of L'Eroica but I would be curious as to how many...
08-04-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 203
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Posted By genejockey

I guess it's up to me to uphold the honor and all...

I guess it's up to me to uphold the honor and all that.

Yes, the ride will happen on Saturday, 10 AM at the rock wall, Canada and Edgewood. Route is the same as always, there should be a link in...
08-04-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,054
Posted By bikingshearer

I can actually make it this month. If others...

I can actually make it this month. If others are going, I'll go, too.
08-04-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 757
Posted By 79pmooney

Please! Maize and blue, U of M, the Wolverines,...

Please! Maize and blue, U of M, the Wolverines, not the green and white Spartans! (MSU's a good school. No hate there but let's not confuse the two.)
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 507
Posted By madpogue

Huh? You ARE looking for "functional" but WON'T...

Huh? You ARE looking for "functional" but WON'T be using it to pump up your tires? Um, what other function is there (except to ward off potential dog bites....)?

And +1 on post # 15; I recall...
08-04-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 507
Posted By Ago15

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08-04-22, 06:10 AM
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Views: 507
Posted By styggno1

I am with Merziac on this - but metric - 25 to 40...

I am with Merziac on this - but metric - 25 to 40 mm compression is what to look for.

Maybe I do not understand correctly some of the posts above - it seems like some say there are no chrome...
08-03-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...subscribing. I usually ride alone, but I...

.
...subscribing. I usually ride alone, but I might be able to change. :)
08-03-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 507
Posted By Kabuki12

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This one came on this rusty ItalVega . It was green...
08-03-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Sacramento Area C&V Rides on Third Saturdays Beginning in September

Colleagues,

Working with some of the local C & V community to get regular local rides going in the Sacramento area. We have a draft route for the September 17th ride and we are going to double...
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