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Posted By Fahrenheit531

Looks hand painted, especially since "Sella"...

Looks hand painted, especially since "Sella" Italia is not a thing.
05-25-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,930
Posted By slcbob

Whatever the outcome today, full marks to MVDP. I...

Whatever the outcome today, full marks to MVDP. I thought he'd bail in the middle of the race but he's competing like the competing fiend he is.

It's looks like it is only Leeimreize with a...
05-24-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 2,930
Posted By sincos

Actually he has decent support on paper --...

Actually he has decent support on paper -- Formolo, Costa, Covi, Ulissi, maybe Oliveira. But none are in particular form, and this being the Giro, it seems the Italians have a bit of license to raid...
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Posted By AlfaW

🙂 Thank you. I will post later, when I will be...

🙂 Thank you. I will post later, when I will be able to do that. I also have video of my brevet
05-23-22, 05:55 AM
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Views: 1,227
Posted By Doug Fattic

The student frames I posted, the graphics were...

The student frames I posted, the graphics were done with painting masks. Typically the lettering color was painted 1st and then covered with a mask and they the frame's primary color was painted...
05-22-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is a picture of another student frame made...

Here is a picture of another student frame made by a musician that is a high school band director. He wrestled with the same dilemma of putting his name or some representative of music as his primary...
05-22-22, 08:33 AM
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Views: 1,227
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here are some dimensions to help your design....

Here are some dimensions to help your design. Ideally with a 1 1/8” down tube, those letters are about 25 mm tall. This size depends on the font and how many letters long are used. And whether they...
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Posted By AlfaW

Just finished my first 400 km brevet (independent ride)

Just finished successfully my first 400 km brevet (independent solo ride). I did it on old MTB bike with 26' wheels and cross country tyres.
Total time: 24:40
33 hours without sleep.
All...
05-19-22, 10:11 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

If I get back to a "half to be there on time"...

If I get back to a "half to be there on time" commute situation again and find the good, reliable commuter tubulars, they will go on my winter/rain/city bikes. (Cyclocross in the winter.) I did this...
05-19-22, 07:58 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

Well the process has started. (The return to an...

Well the process has started. (The return to an earlier era where they stuck on tires with a substance closely related to the chewing gum under the bleacher seats.)

Laced up a NOS GP4 to an old 32...
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Posted By juvela

----- Francis was both a national hero in...

-----

Francis was both a national hero in The Great War and a national cycling champion of France in 1921

competed in six TdF

​​​​​​https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_P%C3%A9lissier
...
05-16-22, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Mackers

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Duell Professional SLX. Former team bike. 10 speed Record/Chorus mix. Nemesis rims...
05-15-22, 07:14 AM
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Posted By Lenman

Framebuilder

Hi mate, this frame was built by Georges Derycke(RIP) from Belgiu in aprox. 1977/1978
He was one of the Master framebuilders who produced only Handmade Frames for Fernand Kessels.
Other Belgian...
05-14-22, 07:25 PM
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Posted By shmuelyosef

The frame that I (still) have is officially...

The frame that I (still) have is officially designate the Model FP (for Frame Professional) and is the only model that has the crown shaped cutouts in the bottom bracket.
I might be selling the...
05-13-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 82
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Posted By GrainBrain

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a...

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a neat "gravel ish" race around some farm fields with a live piglet given to the winner. Thanks for the heads up!
05-12-22, 04:38 PM
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Posted By MCHunt

Show us your Nivachrome!

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05-12-22, 02:33 PM
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Posted By slcbob

Not Nibali? So much for Rule 87. C'mon, man....

Not Nibali?

So much for Rule 87. C'mon, man. Caleb's due some luck, isn't he?

I have zero idea who will win from the break but it will be a heckuva fight to get there. Go git some, Alejandro.
05-10-22, 06:53 AM
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Posted By plonz

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible...

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible bike! I have the exact frameset and it is the lightest and fastest in my C&V fleet. Very twitchy and not something I want to spend more than 2 hours...
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Views: 1,394
Posted By joewein

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/7ed0877d5a107452fc7544118bd...

https://jwde.jp/imgpub/7ed0877d5a107452fc7544118bd114c8/55665f843617366ef93a54ffa2fdac97/s800.jpg

I did my first Century ride for May on Saturday (190 km with 2464 m of elevation gain, on Strava...
05-08-22, 12:33 AM
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Posted By poprad

There are many places in Northern France where...

There are many places in Northern France where villages were entirely wiped off the map by artillery, and some were left with remains of buildings. The French chose to leave these remains as...
05-07-22, 11:35 PM
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Posted By ooga-booga

cobbles do not feature into the tdf every...

cobbles do not feature into the tdf every year…nor does bretagne, the massif central, bordeaux or the vosges. do we really want a sanitized/pasteurized same route? imho, the organizers generally do a...
05-07-22, 10:08 PM
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Posted By cyclezen

Even into the Mid 70's there were plenty of TDF...

Even into the Mid 70's there were plenty of TDF stages which went over unpaved roads, sections. Mostly in the mountain stages.
If it's a road, its fair game for a stage. Riders, unfortunately will...
05-07-22, 07:08 PM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

Very interesting to see in person or in pictures!...

Very interesting to see in person or in pictures!

I spent four years in military service, so have some context for relating to those involved in trench warfare. That was a miserable period, with...
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Posted By Fairlane63

I paid $800 for this a few weeks ago. Its...

I paid $800 for this a few weeks ago. Its totally stock and very close to mint. I am in the SF Bay Area though so everything is more. It is a 1985 model.
No regrets its a lovely bike and ride.
...
05-06-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By slcbob

To clarify, I hear and am not negating your...

To clarify, I hear and am not negating your anti-cobble opinion.

My "fallacy" comment was directed specifically at the "good rider who is lucky" notion. I think the opposite is true. My thesis is...
05-06-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By DiabloScott

That's true, but the chance means that you have...

That's true, but the chance means that you have to factor that into your strategy and tactics and positioning. That's what makes for a selective race. If you want to win the stage you attack on the...
05-06-22, 12:07 PM
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Posted By VRJAKE

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months...

Sharing also an Ideale special order, took months to receive. What's special is titanium rails and aluminum rivets as made for Concours des Machines a couple years back. The nice people at Ideale...
05-06-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 683
Posted By treebound

Second batch of pics ...

Second batch of pics

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05-06-22, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Spellscape

Selles Idéale Model 90

Hi all
For restoring my french bike I've just choose same saddle it was originally sold with in 70th
It's perfect...
05-06-22, 09:07 AM
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Views: 1,053
Posted By jamesdak

Reevaluating all the bikes again and ranking them.

A question over on Paceline about the love of Serotta's got me thinking about my CSI and where I'd place it amongst all my bikes. This led to me trying to rank them all again and my reasoning for...
05-05-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By slcbob

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good...

That's the fallacy. Cobbles don't favor a good rider who was lucky. They reward a great rider who delivers and punish those who take it easy. Sure, there's some chance on the margins, but it's...
05-05-22, 07:16 AM
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Views: 1,108
Posted By alcjphil

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage...

The year that Froome crashed on the cobbled stage his crashes happened before they reached the cobbled sections. Interestingly Nibali schooled all the other GC riders as well as almost all the...
05-04-22, 02:55 PM
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Posted By iab

The threading is incompatible with what I have. ...

The threading is incompatible with what I have. I can't buy one. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-22, 04:49 PM
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Views: 614
Posted By Miles2go

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive...

I think I'm going to pick up the Lezyne HP Drive in 170mm (190mm overall). I race road occasionally, and my rides are mostly race training focused. That's why I'd carry one of the smaller pumps...
05-03-22, 08:22 AM
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Posted By GrainBrain

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage...

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage in Hungary, carry the pink jersey for awhile. Would be neat to do that in all three GTs - he's got the tour done and dusted already. Can't wait to see...
05-01-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By banana jam

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in...

The TDF is arguably the most prestigious event in cycling. The winner should be able to prove him/her self on all types of road surfaces. These are highly paid professionals. Establishing routes...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-01-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Doug Fattic

My Ukrainian friends are now semi safe...

My Ukrainian friends are now semi safe physically. They are not completely safe unless they leave the country of Ukraine. They are also under high stress because they don't know their future and the...
04-30-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,879
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yes, frames built curing the classic era with...

Yes, frames built curing the classic era with limited and somewhat primitive tooling required horizontal dropouts with screw adjusters (or some kind of adjustment) to get the rear wheel to center. ...
04-30-22, 07:01 AM
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Posted By jamesdak

More info to maybe help sort out the bike you are...

More info to maybe help sort out the bike you are looking at.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/764x1024/lemond_geometry_d48a3f2752f1eaa3e53f01f919d02f0be54b8ae9.jpg...
04-30-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By jamesdak

Well, Billato for sure built this Concorde...

Well, Billato for sure built this Concorde because Roberto told me so. May not be a team bike but certainly not something I'd call "lower range". ;)
...
04-30-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By jamesdak

Couple of more tidbits to help. Most of the...

Couple of more tidbits to help. Most of the time on Lemond production (replica) frames you'll find a frame size stamp on the underside of the bottom bracket. Under that will be a one, two, or...
04-29-22, 11:00 PM
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Views: 587
Posted By Mackers

Billato never built Concorde's team bikes, just...

Billato never built Concorde's team bikes, just the PDM team replicas and Concorde's lower range.

The good stuff was built by Pellizoli and Martens/Martelly.
04-28-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By HeyItsSara

ummm ... i'm supremely talented. i've fallen off...

ummm ... i'm supremely talented. i've fallen off of my stationary bike SEVERAL times!
04-27-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,121
Posted By slcbob

I was hoping to find out that his middle name was...

I was hoping to find out that his middle name was Ulysses or Umberto or some such thing, but no joy. I checked Wikipedia and USA Cycling. No middle initial. Darn.

May our bevy of scrappy Americans...
04-27-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By slcbob

Nerf cobbles?

Nerf cobbles?
04-27-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By fabiofarelli

Just for the record, Kim Andersen was not Dutch...

Just for the record,
Kim Andersen was not Dutch but Danish. But during the after-Tour rides he spend regularly a while in the Netherlands, in the village where I live.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Doug Fattic

A report from a fellow framebuilder in Ukraine

As I'm sure everyone knows (because I post about it all the time), I do a charity bike project in Ukraine. We started this project 22 years ago by buying bicycles from the XB3 company in Kharkov....
04-27-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By ooga-booga

i'll take cobbles on wet and narrow roads vs a...

i'll take cobbles on wet and narrow roads vs a sharp turn in the last 3 kms or inconveniently-angled rail tracks anytime.
04-27-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,108
Posted By banana jam

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be...

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be won by the best "all around" rider, not the best climber, time trialist, or one day specialist. There is a technique for riding the cobbles as well...
04-27-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,121
Posted By ooga-booga

seppuku(ss) has been kinda quiet this year so far...

seppuku(ss) has been kinda quiet this year so far but it would seem like he's about to be unleashed. would love to see him (and brandon) ride the giro as the big dog(s).
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