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02-19-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By Arbutus

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of...

Itís been a while, but here are a few shots of the current state of the Gitane. Itís been a real joy for us to ride.
...
02-08-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By WGB

Received the set tonight and very happy, will...

Received the set tonight and very happy, will seek a spare lock ring (just incase).

Thanks again
02-08-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By DangerousDanR

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of...

+1 for clipless pedals. There are two kinds of bikes I would not ride without clipless pedals: a tandem or a fixed gear bike.

P.S. My stoker will not ride the tandem without her cycling shoes...
02-03-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Dean51

Hub Label Anomaly!

Let me begin with a confession....building wheels is one of my first-favorite things to do!

Like many other wheel builders, I take pride in orienting the rim to the hub in what I understand to be...
Forum: Touring
02-03-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,570
Posted By Papa Tom

Cool. Have a safe, fun trip!

Cool. Have a safe, fun trip!
02-01-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,247
Posted By bocobiking

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My 1990 Tommasini Super Prestige. Campy Chorus/Athena/Racing T...
02-01-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,247
Posted By bocobiking

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My 1979 Richard Sachs. Campagnolo Racing T crankset.
01-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,944
Posted By smontanaro

Modolo Equipe levers from Paul J. I have no...

Modolo Equipe levers from Paul J. I have no immediate use for them, but I think they are handsome, so I snagged them. Thanks, Paul.
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01-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By P!N20

This is a fork: ...

This is a fork:

https://cycloclassic.com/pub/media/catalog/product/C/o/Colnago-Columbus-Chromed-Fork-1.jpg

These are forks:
...
01-24-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By iab

The rules. -...

The rules. - https://www.velominati.com/comment-page-8/
01-24-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often...

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often usable parts passed around through the post amongst forum members, occasionally disappearing and having to start over again.

Breaks - the devices some...
01-24-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 49,873
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Corsa Extra SLX/SPX 1990

Corsa Extra SLX/SPX 1990
01-23-21, 11:02 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By Darth Lefty

Load bearing decal is a favorite of mine

Load bearing decal is a favorite of mine
01-23-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By gugie

Learning some stuff here! LBS = Local Bike...

Learning some stuff here!

LBS = Local Bike Shop, maybe one of the most used acronyms here that a noob wouldn't know.
01-23-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By ascherer

n+1 Universal formula to determine the maximum...

n+1
Universal formula to determine the maximum quanitity of bicycles one needs; where n =[# of bicycles currently owned]
01-23-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,654
Posted By jdawginsc

The Bent fork picture...

The Bent fork picture...
01-21-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By Doug Fattic

I find this merging of Jackson and Woodrup...

I find this merging of Jackson and Woodrup interesting. The original owners of each brand Bob Jackson and Maurice Woodrup were at one time partners after WWII but something happened and their was a...
01-18-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,557
Posted By The Golden Boy

They are pretty rare, I've only seen a handful of...

They are pretty rare, I've only seen a handful of them (maybe 10). But someone with a 2011 like mine lives a few blocks away.

When I bought mine, while I was doing the paperwork to buy it- ...
01-17-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By merlinextraligh

thereís the proper method: The Proper Method...

thereís the proper method:
The Proper Method (http://www.gtgtandems.com/tech/propmethod.html)

While I hate the name, it works for us. Captain balances the bike with both feet on the ground....
01-17-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By PaulGrun

Oh my - you're going to get a boatload of advice...

Oh my - you're going to get a boatload of advice on this one, and most of it is all different. :-) So let me start the ball rolling by describing what works for us.
To start, I am 5'11" and 220...
01-12-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,616
Posted By JohnDThompson

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was...

I brazed hundreds of those dropouts when I was with Trek. I don't recall any without the portacatena drilling.
01-11-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 966
Posted By unworthy1

almost always caused by a "burr" in the top of...

almost always caused by a "burr" in the top of the seat tube, often the slot between the seat "ears" but always a reason to make a quick pass with a hone of your choice to shave off the burr or risk...
01-04-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By sdodd

Agreed. Todd does us all a great service by...

Agreed. Todd does us all a great service by making such an excellent selection of cranks systems!
12-25-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,715
Posted By JanMM

Search function shows no posts by them in the...

Search function shows no posts by them in the last year.
Would be nice to know their status.
12-24-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By Kars

great thanks, I will check that out sometime when...

great thanks, I will check that out sometime when I am in the area.
12-22-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,205
Posted By akexpress

Maybe not the kind of investment you are...

Maybe not the kind of investment you are interested in but it has been the best dollar to relationship enhancing dollars ever spent . We have a fair number of miles and trips on it. It just works...
12-22-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,205
Posted By OneIsAllYouNeed

There are a growing number of gravel tandems on...

There are a growing number of gravel tandems on the market. Some flat bar tandems might be good candidates for drop bar conversion, too, depending on your frame size needs. These tandems should all...
12-22-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,818
Posted By 3alarmer

...Merckx signing bicycles was not unusual. ...

...Merckx signing bicycles was not unusual. There was a guy on the local CL selling one here a couple of years back, that got the signature when Merckx visited his brother's bike shop. It never...
12-20-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 534
Posted By jamesdak

The Olmo SanRemo Frame

Picked this up here a couple of month's ago after no one snatched it up. Thanks Paul J !

Another cold and windy day so I decided to be lazy and not ride. So I finally took the frame outside to...
12-19-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,715
Posted By jim_pridx

I've been wondering about them myself.

I've been wondering about them myself.
12-18-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,506
Posted By jamesdak

I don't know if I really saw anything about this...

I don't know if I really saw anything about this year being that different. For me I guess I changed the focus of my collection a bit so some bikes went and some came.

This sold for way less than...
12-16-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,874
Posted By rustystrings61

A surprising number of things long stuck in amber...

A surprising number of things long stuck in amber got rolling in 2020. The '73 Raleigh Competition/De Selby project had been stalled since September 2019, but I got rolling on it again this August,...
12-08-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,742
Posted By PaulGrun

New Calfee - photos

A few months ago I posted a lengthy description of the process of buying our new Calfee. The summary was that it was a wonderful experience. There were many requests for photos, so here they are....
12-03-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,312
Posted By bikingshearer

I've made two straight-across frame trades. In...

I've made two straight-across frame trades. In both cases, I traded a finish in better shape for a finish in rougher shape. In both cases, the frame I got was a grail bike that does not exactly grow...
12-02-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 39,167
Posted By Kobe

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that...

My most recent addition but the oldest bike that I own.

1978 Chris Kvale

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11-24-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not -...

The height is probably OK. The rotation is not - the tail is too far inboard which in turn requires the high limit screw to be set too far outboard which leads to dumping the chain.

Shift to big...
11-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 630
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

You can adjust height using a Wickwerks fitlink ...

You can adjust height using a Wickwerks fitlink
https://wickwerks.com/products/fit-link-adapter/
but probably have a high limit too outboard and/or tail too inboard.
11-22-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 766
Posted By born2pdl

Thank You

Starting this Thanksgiving week. I'm thankful for y'all, for your support and help to one another. I'm thankful for my lovely wife of 32 years (not a record but a pretty good start), and ~18k tandem...
10-28-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By joeruge

I second R+E cycles. At least give their article...

I second R+E cycles. At least give their article on tandem forks a read: https://www.rodbikes.com/articles/tandem-forks/tandem-forks.html
10-28-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By OneIsAllYouNeed

I've used R+E Cycles for a steel tandem fork and...

I've used R+E Cycles for a steel tandem fork and Cycles Chinook for a titanium tandem fork. Both are exactly what I wanted.
10-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,723
Posted By Tomm Willians

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of...

Yes she did ! Hereís this mornings pic of both of them. Hers is on top....
10-20-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By plonz

If my fading memory serves me correct, you bought...

If my fading memory serves me correct, you bought the pearlish white Olmo? This group should make an amazing bike.
10-19-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By jamesdak

Paul J Guess what's going on the Olmo. ;)

Paul J Guess what's going on the Olmo. ;)
10-12-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By jamesdak

Well...... I gave everyone a few days and then...

Well...... I gave everyone a few days and then grabbed this. It just came in and is so beautiful. Paul was awesome to work with and packed the frame extremely well.

Probably won't be built...
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By jamesdak

Just updating this as I just received the frame...

Just updating this as I just received the frame in from Paul. First off, he packed it very well and was great to work with on the shipment.

The frame is beautiful, the paint and decals are so...
10-07-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By jethro00

dmort, Since you mention steps, I will share...

dmort,
Since you mention steps, I will share our experience. We have a Trek T900. It is our second tandem. We also have a DaVinci Grand Junction. We have a raised house. So, every morning we take a...
10-03-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,008
Posted By reburns

Best of luck. That has to be a maddening problem...

Best of luck. That has to be a maddening problem to have, especially on such a nicely outfitted tandem.
10-01-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By bikemig

I'm not too far from your old stomping grounds; I...

I'm not too far from your old stomping grounds; I live in Des Moines. Looks like the PO had to do some work to get that bike to fit with that much steerer showing. That bike is my size so I'll think...
09-28-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 546,018
Posted By merlinextraligh

Us with our new Calfee ...

Us with our new Calfee
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Forum: Touring
08-28-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,341
Posted By Happy Feet

Pretty close Clyde. When these discussions...

Pretty close Clyde.

When these discussions come up people tend to get stuck in the "gear to describe the activity" mode of debate. But a quick look at either bicycle touring or bike packing sites...
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