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04-11-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Dylansbob

I too have a couple vintage tubes that I could...

I too have a couple vintage tubes that I could test. In the garage, of course.




btw, can I have some bacon?
03-31-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By iab

No plans as of now. Sorry about the ominousness...

No plans as of now. Sorry about the ominousness of the title, there will be no destruction of anything. Those dropouts are something not often seen, and I am pleased as punch to have something this...
03-20-21, 06:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,773
Posted By iab

First, is that a tubing stamp on the seat tube...

First, is that a tubing stamp on the seat tube just above the BB?

Also, fyi, in case you still only have the one bar plug -...
03-16-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61,165
Views: 9,157,349
Posted By sheddle

This initially showed up on Seattle CL for about...

This initially showed up on Seattle CL for about a grand. Wondering if someone is reselling it or if they decided to auction it instead. Gorgeous example regardless.
03-11-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 21,088
Posted By nlerner

After being a car owner since I was in high...

After being a car owner since I was in high school, a couple of years ago I traded in my Subaru Outback (my 2nd one—love that car) for a used Toyota Prius for my daughter. I can’t say I’m completely...
03-10-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By nlerner

Don’t get me started on brifters now.

Don’t get me started on brifters now.
03-10-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By masi61

Because the photo provides a visual of a very...

Because the photo provides a visual of a very classic yet modern bike. The titanium disc frame that permitted the wide tires is like a modern classic....

One design ethic that existed in the rim...
03-10-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By The Golden Boy

Why, back in my day, we had brakes on our...

Why, back in my day, we had brakes on our chainstays. AND WE LIKED IT.

We had to ride our bikes to school. In a blizzard. Barefoot. Uphill. Both ways.

Kids these days and their fancy pants...
03-10-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,517
Posted By T-Mar

As noted, disc brakes stop better, particularly...

As noted, disc brakes stop better, particularly in the wet. If you break a spoke, there are no worries about losing braking power due to having to open the quick release. On the downside, they're...
03-08-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,033
Posted By iab

Let's see your faithful movie bikes

I have nothing to share, but I want to see your reproductions of the all-time greatest movie bikes. I'm thinking Dennis Christopher's Masi & AMF, Kevin Costner's Allez and Kevin Bacon's Raleigh...
03-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By prj71

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike...

Watch some Youtube videos on mountain bike skills.

You'll learn more from those videos than you will on this forum.
03-07-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By jingy2

These were my bars of choice in the 80's.Lots of...

These were my bars of choice in the 80's.Lots of wrist clearance when sprinting in the drops.
Hence the name Criterium
03-05-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,219
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Traditional road rims have around 14mm internal...

Traditional road rims have around 14mm internal width, and there is zero problem mounting 28mm tires on 14mm rims. I have 3 bikes with 28mm tires on narrow rims. Zero problems. Don't waste money on...
03-03-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By nlerner

That’s the text I use for wheel building. Glad to...

That’s the text I use for wheel building. Glad to scan and send the critical pages, but also looks like you can download the pdf here:
...
03-03-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By bikemig

If the price is right, I'd grab the bike and ask...

If the price is right, I'd grab the bike and ask questions later.
03-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 894
Posted By fender1

Dura Ace Di2?

Dura Ace Di2?
02-27-21, 04:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,773
Posted By Kabuki12

Way cool! The oldest bike I have is a 1971 Stella...

Way cool! The oldest bike I have is a 1971 Stella mid level bike with similar parts. I have been tempted to update the derailleurs and brakes but the darn thing is just so original I would feel bad ....
02-26-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By guy1138

Dibs on your wheel in the group ride.

Dibs on your wheel in the group ride.
02-24-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By randyjawa

Seeking something specific might prove to me the...

Seeking something specific might prove to me the wrong way to start. For my money, I would suggest the following criterial for choosing a vintage road bike...

If you like the appearance, that is a...
02-24-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By francophile

Other than recommending the Search function,...

Other than recommending the Search function, which has more than 2 decades of information answering (multiple times) almost every post you've made thus far, you may want to read this thread from...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By francophile

OP is posting ":La Champion" everywhere. ...

OP is posting ":La Champion" everywhere. LaChamp1976 do you me LE Champion? I've never heard of a La Champion. Why does yours need new decals, is the paint screwed? Original paint and decals is...
02-22-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,773
Posted By repechage

I would make a cheater for Eroica, and graft on a...

I would make a cheater for Eroica, and graft on a three bolt small ring. remove the current inner ring.
They were Hard Men back then, I have grey hair, one has to know their limitations.
02-22-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,773
Posted By juvela

----- Bozzi continued to manufacture cycles...

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Bozzi continued to manufacture cycles with these fittings until surprisingly late; long after most others in the industry had discontinued their use

six or seven year back we had a Frejus...
02-22-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,773
Posted By Pcampeau

Iím looking forward to the activities on this...

Iím looking forward to the activities on this thread. Thatís a very pretty frame and some of the most expensive and most difficult to find pieces are still attached to it. A great starting point! Iím...
02-22-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,395,947
Posted By CroMo Mike

Amazing that in that description, there may be 7...

Amazing that in that description, there may be 7 misspellings and not be even one "true" statement. Especially like the quoted weights. Not for beginners. And very fast.
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By zukahn1

Limited production US built bikes and frame sets...

Limited production US built bikes and frame sets from the 80's and 90's seem have come up in value lately. This one is about as good as it gets I would put the value at $500-600 to the right buyer.
02-22-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By tricky

Woooow, nice score Mad Honk I'll keep an eye...

Woooow, nice score Mad Honk I'll keep an eye out for that build thread.
Replies: 12
Views: 710
Posted By JulesCW

When did Ben Serotta make frames in Italy? ;) ...

When did Ben Serotta make frames in Italy? ;) That frame is most definitely NOT Italian. $150 is a giveaway price. I'd say $400 would be a quick sale, but I'd ask about $650.
02-20-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,074
Posted By gugie

PSA - Framebuilder Supply - not just for Framebuilders

It's a small, local Portland Oregon company (https://framebuildersupply.com/) that's grown over the past few years. You can't throw a rock in Portlandia without hitting a framebuilder. Early on they...
02-20-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 638
Posted By krakhaus

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I have a 1958 Atala. Campagnolo dropouts. Not sure what the tubeset is. Italian...
02-20-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By xiaoman1

That's a great deal.....+50.00 to ship= 45.00...

That's a great deal.....+50.00 to ship= 45.00 frame and fork! :p
Someone must need a project and it's a Waterford to boot.
Best, Ben
02-20-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By bikemig

That's the deal of 2021 right there and it's only...

That's the deal of 2021 right there and it's only February, :)
02-20-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By jdawginsc

Thatís a great deal for Schwinnophiles!

Thatís a great deal for Schwinnophiles!
02-20-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,211
Posted By Wildwood

First time i have heard a Merckx Century...

First time i have heard a Merckx Century described as squirrelly. Given the frame size relative to others pictured, seems it might just be too small.
Replies: 17
Views: 924
Posted By Boisecyclist

Thanks for the comments and suggestion. I am a...

Thanks for the comments and suggestion. I am a bit down on EBay these days. I sold a bike earlier this year and couldn't believe all the fees and deductions.
02-17-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 950
Posted By DMC707

Jones H-bar - they have carbon and titanium...

Jones H-bar - they have carbon and titanium options as well ——. Its the only bar id want for a ride like that
02-17-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,133
Posted By thumpism

I thought the OP had misspelled Romic.

I thought the OP had misspelled Romic.
02-16-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,302
Posted By UniChris

You really should quote something like that in...

You really should quote something like that in context:



So yeah, Elk don't grok things that go fast on wheels, they're pretty wary of people but horses kinda make sense to them.

Overall an...
02-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By Realsteel95

I found a Chirico and it is being shipped here...

I found a Chirico and it is being shipped here from Italy. I will post a thread as I go through the process of cleaning up and getting it ready to ride when it comes in the mail. (whenever that will...
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By JulesCW

What sort of information are you seeing?...

What sort of information are you seeing? Bikeforums does not charge posters by the word... ;)

If a Stumpjumper and not a Stumpjumper Sport that was a very good bike of its day. Strong, nice lugged...
02-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,494
Posted By nlerner

I’ve bought from them a couple of times. No...

I’ve bought from them a couple of times. No problems; satisfied customer.
02-14-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By cb400bill

It’s hard to look at an upside down bike ...

It’s hard to look at an upside down bike


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02-14-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,349
Posted By Nemosengineer

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to...

Nuvo Vintage is where I'm at, it has to be fun to ride and have the "look".
02-13-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Het Volk

Seems to me, a mid-90's bike allows you basically...

Seems to me, a mid-90's bike allows you basically to build with anything aluminum. Mavic Open Pros are as good as any, and those were around at the time that Cannondale was around.

If you want...
02-12-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By repechage

At the very end of the run, what I will call the...

At the very end of the run, what I will call the "super Record" crank ARMS are the units with no arm fluting, laser etched logo, and most importantly, on the backside between the arm and the two...
02-12-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By repechage

As "Super Record" is a Thing, but few bikes...

As "Super Record" is a Thing, but few bikes actually are set up ALL super Record, a little wondering what it means to you.

In the 80's "Super Record - Reduced" was all Super Record, with...
02-11-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61,165
Views: 9,157,349
Posted By tricky

"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for...

"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for fleabay"
"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for cracklist"
"Not everyone has, or wants to sign up for Offerdown"
:lol:

Relax my dude! FB sucks,...
02-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,251
Posted By Realsteel95

49 likely designates 49cm from the center of the...

49 likely designates 49cm from the center of the crankset to the center of the top tube. I think that would make it fit someone who is about 5'0- 5'4 or so
02-01-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 7,086
Posted By Phil_gretz

Bidon - brought up to you by a domestique; tossed...

Bidon - brought up to you by a domestique; tossed casually by the roadway after

Bidet - odd drinking fountain in your hotel, welcome after a hot day following the Giro
01-26-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 61,165
Views: 9,157,349
Posted By unworthy1

DAY-um! That's something you don't see everyday!...

DAY-um! That's something you don't see everyday! And the slickest dork-disk EVER! ;)
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