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07-26-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 27,224
Posted By Andy_K

This weekend, I finished off the mileage portion...

This weekend, I finished off the mileage portion of the challenge in fantastic style. Dfrost and gugie accompanied me on an epic journey to return the Takara from whence it came.
...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-21-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By 2cam16

TTIWW the OP's bike pic.

TTIWW the OP's bike pic.
07-20-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 704,004
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/794x938/headbadge_4c02bcac58ddb903815a097e79a743b3056fcbc5.jpg

well, finally got some things done on this unknown 40-50's era mystery italian...
07-15-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By thinktubes

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to...

52 miles up north after work. Haven't posted to this thread in a while, in spite of riding a lot. My old iphone had gotten so rickety, that the battery would be dead after 25 miles. Got a new phone,...
07-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By Andy_K

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and...

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and while there I rode a wonderful loop down U.S. 101 to Newport, out along Yaquina Bay to Toledo, up Highway 229 along the Siletz River and back down 101 --...
07-14-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,046
Posted By ThermionicScott

They could post a sped-up version set to the...

They could post a sped-up version set to the "Benny Hill" theme. :lol:
07-09-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,633
Posted By Eric F

Bull$#!+. 2nd place finisher was Morkov - Cav's...

Bull$#!+. 2nd place finisher was Morkov - Cav's leadout guy. He was cruising because his job was done. Philipsen (Alpecin) started his sprint from Cav's wheel and doesn't have the speed to get past...
07-09-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By Deal4Fuji

We went to visit our Seattle daughter over the...

We went to visit our Seattle daughter over the 4th and rode a couple of days on the Burke-Gilman trail and took the ferry to Bainbridge our last day, but that was Tuesday and skies were crystal...
07-05-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 254,903
Posted By scarlson

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We...

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We knew he had inoperable, metastatic cancer, so we tried to give him the best last days we could.

We knew he had a weird affinity for strawberries....
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,722
Posted By gravelinmygears

Itís a Tom

Tom Ritchey has claimed the bike. He said itís an early ďAĒ frame built from Columbus tubing.
06-27-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

Yea it's crazy isn't it Huffer? Iím limiting my...

Yea it's crazy isn't it Huffer? Iím limiting my rides to the lake after the sun goes down until this heat event passes.

Packing water shoes, towel and a cold beverage, itís an easy 5 miles on the...
06-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By etherhuffer

Rode to UW a few days ago and boiled. Its worse...

Rode to UW a few days ago and boiled. Its worse today, so got out early. Onshore wind from Seattle must be 90 degrees already at 10 AM. Awful. 108 degrees tomorrow, will be riding the sofa all day.
...
06-26-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By Drillium Dude

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish...

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish Boulevard down to Issaquah, even though it was 85+. Took the Colnago, but not the camera (it's kinda on the fritz right now after being dropped a...
06-19-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,149
Views: 123,396
Posted By 3speedslow

Dylansbob Drillium Dude Roger on both...

Dylansbob

Drillium Dude

Roger on both those requests! Have to find some way to slow this little girl down. She is all action since she feels better.
...
06-15-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,871
Posted By non-fixie

"That should be a separate forum"

"That should be a separate forum"
06-15-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,871
Posted By P!N20

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

"I loosened the clamp bolt and took the seatpost out."

"Gumwalls donít look very good on that bike."

"Why donít you put a carbon fork on it?"

"How much do those cranks weigh?"

"Thatís a...
06-11-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,489
Posted By squirtdad

sound like a psychedelic band name and the lead...

sound like a psychedelic band name and the lead singer for a tweener rock group
06-11-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,285
Posted By noobinsf

"I Enjoy Over Spending on Old Bikes" could be the...

"I Enjoy Over Spending on Old Bikes" could be the name of this forum.
06-10-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,934
Posted By johnnyace

Nah, I'm good with just wearing the proper...

Nah, I'm good with just wearing the proper cycling shorts. They arrived today (super fast shipping!), and the shorts and jersey fit great. Big shout-out to J&G Cyclewear...
06-08-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,906
Posted By cudak888

Seeing that this discussion is all about...

Seeing that this discussion is all about perceived value and going prices in different markets...shouldn't it be in the Valuations subforum?

Yes, I know exactly what I'm doing. 😈 ;)

-Kurt
06-07-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,820
Posted By noglider

I appreciate the moderators thinking of us and...

I appreciate the moderators thinking of us and trying to make things better, but clearly the recent change is worse. And all this discussion doesn't help. Just put things back, please. It wasn't...
06-06-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 27,224
Posted By Andy_K

My build is now complete! Final budget: ...

My build is now complete!

Final budget:

Initial bike investment: $0
Paint: $7.50 (half a can of primer and a can of color)
Decals: $9
Chain: $9
Tires: $32!! (had to order new ones, but I...
06-03-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By obrentharris

My birthday is rapidly approaching. This is my...

My birthday is rapidly approaching. This is my last chance for a birthday ride in my sixties, so why not double up? 69 miles and 6,900 feet of climbing.
Here's my route....
06-02-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

I did the “RATROD”...

I did the “RATROD” (https://ridewithgps.com/routes/33511241) route today. It was a beautiful day to be in the Mountains.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51221755833_8c3f4c87b4_b.jpg...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine ĄLe Cycleď 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with kind permission of Martine Rebour, sole living heir...
05-20-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By obrentharris

Allez Aluminum Water Bottle / Bidon Resurrected

I recently came across this old aluminum bottle in a state of disrepair. It had been languishing in a shed for many years.
Looking at old Tour de France photos it appears that aluminum bottles...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,074
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,031
Posted By cudak888

Once. Now I want one. -Kurt

Once. Now I want one.

-Kurt
05-05-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

The Tunnel is open now… ...

The Tunnel is open now…
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51159890842_96143eec00_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kWPPau)Tunnel is open! (https://flic.kr/p/2kWPPau) by Matthew Pendergast...
04-25-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By jamesdak

Took out the Guv'nor again today instead of one...

Took out the Guv'nor again today instead of one of the road bikes. Primarily did my base 25 mile route around Ogden Valley with some extra miles thrown in to get me to 27 miles. Grey, overcast skies...
04-22-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,245
Posted By Pcampeau

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/b1a960a2_9237_45c0_9d73_06d6a787e140_81b2b62f9c356cbf2575b271bc41db832b4e23ba.jpeg
I couldnít resist showing the lugs surrounding this...
04-17-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

Man, it's good to see you out on the bike again ...

Man, it's good to see you out on the bike again scozim.
Happy Birthday nlerner!

I've been riding nearly every day but haven't been taking pictures because, well, most of the time it's just the...
04-17-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By nlerner

Today is my 61st birthday, which means I was...

Today is my 61st birthday, which means I was compelled to do a 61-mile ride. Weather at the start was light rain and about 40 degrees. Stayed like that for the first 30 miles, but thatís better than...
04-13-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By noglider

A few days ago, I dropped my spouse's car at the...

A few days ago, I dropped my spouse's car at the repair garage. It would have been about a 2.5 mile ride home, but I had extra time, so I made it into 16 miles. This is in High Falls, NY and...
04-07-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By obrentharris

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600'...

I rode the DiNucci today for 48 miles and 3,600' of climbing in the ranch lands of Marin and Sonoma Counties. Our hills are starting their slow change from green to brown and the California Poppies...
03-29-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,354
Posted By SurferRosa

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p

Modern consumers do not value classic beauty. :p
03-28-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,782
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm pretty sure it was a full moon last night. ...

I'm pretty sure it was a full moon last night. That'll do it
03-21-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,477
Views: 836,897
Posted By classic8tubes

Cycles Poelaert , Reynolds 531SL tubing ...

Cycles Poelaert , Reynolds 531SL tubing


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1616373838_c9e86b28dd062390a8c03dfa4aa41077edd31ab7.jpeg

Reymond Poelaert was a long-time...
03-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,014
Posted By Pcampeau

1953 Rotrax Super Course Full Chrome (Beautiful Lugs)

So this bike has been posted here previously by its former owner. I acquired this today and Iím quite excited about it! There are some rust issues to sort out and it could get pricey, but hopefully,...
03-17-21, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

Made some new friends today on my way up to...

Made some new friends today on my way up to Redmond.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51045394667_3db7186ee2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kLGZrv):-) (https://flic.kr/p/2kLGZrv) by Matthew Pendergast...
03-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,884
Posted By obrentharris

Coffee and pastries: ...

Coffee and pastries:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0448_67491dcd54abf0f34eeed0420045da9f959be31c.jpg


Cheese:...
03-09-21, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By ExPatTyke

Another longer ride yesterday on the Paris-Sport,...

Another longer ride yesterday on the Paris-Sport, taking advantage of dry roads after a few days without rain. I left Weston through Locking and Banwell, then went through Sandford, Churchill,...
03-08-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By thinktubes

It's actually a hodge-podge of parts. It started...

It's actually a hodge-podge of parts. It started life as one of these:

https://cdn.chv.me/images/thumbnails/Cycling-Water-Bottle-Clamp-uq5wlKEp.jpeg.thumb_800x800.jpg

This worked well for about...
02-28-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 30,177
Posted By Midway

An Aussie Snow Day. ...

An Aussie Snow Day.

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02-08-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17,571
Views: 1,925,230
Posted By northbend

You're a hard man, Neal. No way I'd ever call 'a...

You're a hard man, Neal. No way I'd ever call 'a bit over freezing' "balmy".
It was 37 degrees (eff'n COLD!) outside when I started out this morning and rode down to Fall City in the Lower Valley...
02-03-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,388
Posted By northbend

[QUOTE=Andy_K;21907160] 1990 (ish) Serotta...

[QUOTE=Andy_K;21907160]
1990 (ish) Serotta Colorado LT
I have reason to believe this ridiculous paint scheme is original. It's either very cool or hideous, depending on your point of view. I lean...
02-02-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,388
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg
01-28-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,690
Posted By T-Mar

Centurion Manufacturers

Recently, there was a long and lively discussion (now locked) regarding the identity of the prime manufacturing source for Centurion bicycles during the 1980s. The central point of discussion...
01-28-21, 01:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,690
Posted By bulgie

Hey now, don't be mean. This here's C&V and in a...

Hey now, don't be mean. This here's C&V and in a lot of cases (most?) that means guys on the downhill side of the col de la vie. Me, I can't claim I was ever really fast, since I never got out of...
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