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01-07-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By cycledog1

the one I sold locally last summer, an '84...

the one I sold locally last summer, an '84 totally rebuilt with all new components and wheelset, rear rack as well but not shown...
12-29-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,820
Posted By kross57

People who feel compelled to tell you what's...

People who feel compelled to tell you what's wrong with your bike setup. Whether you ask or not.

I wouldn't say it bugs me, but I do get a good chuckle out of all these bike outfits. Padded...
12-29-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,820
Posted By merziac

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your...

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your disdain, you have plenty of company and I get it but my comfort and ability to ride all day long trumps any problem you may have with it.

It bugs me...
12-11-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,324
Posted By clubman

I picked up a nice Triplecross and a Crossroads...

I picked up a nice Triplecross and a Crossroads ~1990 and learned to love trails and dike lands....
11-08-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 809,355
Posted By casanewt

I tend to find the coolest stuff when I'm not...

I tend to find the coolest stuff when I'm not really looking. 1986 Miyata 1000.
...
11-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By guelphite

1986 Miyata 1000 completed

Hi,
Finally finished my 1986 Miyata 1000.
Not as nice as the one above but it had a stuck seat post which both was salvaged. Only took a few months.
Chainrings were taken apart, completely...
10-08-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 435
Posted By T-Mar

The bicycle is a 1987 model not a 1988, as it has...

The bicycle is a 1987 model not a 1988, as it has the rectangular 1986-1987 Campione del Mondo decal. The 1988 models used a round version of this decal and the Bianchi logo decals also changed for...
09-28-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By Gaff

My 86 One Thousand that I found in the trash and...

My 86 One Thousand that I found in the trash and overhauled. I have swapped out the stem and brake levers and shift levers but retained all the original parts.

Not sure yet if I will be hanging...
09-21-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By daverup

I'm using the ARX on a triple, no issues. This...

I'm using the ARX on a triple, no issues.
This thread probably needs moved out of sales
09-03-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,651
Views: 711,001
Posted By GoodNewsEvery1

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08-24-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,765
Posted By 70sSanO

Rapid Rise rear derailleurs. John

Rapid Rise rear derailleurs.

John
08-24-20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,765
Posted By cudak888

Internally geared hubs. Heavy bikes. Heavy...

Internally geared hubs.
Heavy bikes.
Heavy bikes with internally geared hubs.
Dockless bikes.
Heavy dockless bikes.
Heavy dockless bikes with internally geared hubs.
Electric assist systems....
08-24-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,765
Posted By 79pmooney

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so...

Quill stems. Makes adjusting the bar height so simple. No torque wrench required, No headset to even think about, No spacers to chase. You can ride a slammed stem today and raise it 2-3"...
08-22-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,487
Posted By hazetguy

Riser stems Quill pedals and toe clips Brooks...

Riser stems
Quill pedals and toe clips
Brooks saddles
Velo Orange anything
Bridgestone xo-1
Barcons.

wow, y'all really know how to stick it to a guy. :cry:
08-21-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,487
Posted By hazetguy

let's just get this out of the way early. ...

let's just get this out of the way early.

disc brakes
carbon fiber frames/forks
chain lube du jour

ok, no more discussion on these things
08-21-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 7,487
Posted By iab

Any Brooks saddle. Not sayin they're bad, just...

Any Brooks saddle. Not sayin they're bad, just don't live up up to the hype.
08-16-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,026
Posted By Oldbill

Mid 80's Japanese bikes built by Kawamura and...

Mid 80's Japanese bikes built by Kawamura and Kuwahara with CrMo double/triple/quad butted frames.
07-30-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By bikemike73

GREAT SCORE !!!! Looks to be in VERY GOOD...

GREAT SCORE !!!!

Looks to be in VERY GOOD shape !!!

You are correct with prices being on the high side for C&V

BUT the C&V are BETTER bikes !!!!!!!

Congrats again !!!
07-15-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,113
Posted By Cougrrcj

Yep, total junk. I'll pick it up tomorrow so you...

Yep, total junk. I'll pick it up tomorrow so you don't waste your time on this one...


;)
07-08-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,022
Posted By jeirvine

I think this one...

I think this one (https://www.renehersecycles.com/j-p-weigle-for-the-concours-de-machines/), (but my size).

...
06-25-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By tyler_fred

To misquote Dr Seuss... It could be your...

To misquote Dr Seuss...

It could be your saddle wasn't set at the correct height.

It could be, perhaps, that your stem was too slight.

But I think that the most likely reason of all

May...
06-07-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By sd5782

Newly acquired 1989

Well, here we have another old guy posting an old bike. I recently acquired this 1989 1000LT in my size after earlier getting a 1988 615 that was in 54cm and just a tad small. I did pirate some parts...
05-24-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,411
Views: 809,355
Posted By Chriscraft760

another 1983 Trek 720 ...

another 1983 Trek 720



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05-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,447
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Bah, you can still push your bike you’re not...

Bah, you can still push your bike you’re not riding rough enough stuff! :thumb:
...
05-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,447
Posted By davei1980

I love outside the box thinking but sometimes I...

I love outside the box thinking but sometimes I think builders like Grant Peterson are maybe just being a little too cute in their designs? Like no disc brakes because they don't look cool. Wow. Way...
05-12-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By Salamandrine

RE: Trek 720 vs Specialized Expedition vs Miyata...

RE: Trek 720 vs Specialized Expedition vs Miyata 1000

IMO assuming all things equal as far as accessories, the 720 and the 1000 weighed around the same. The Expedition was a little heavier, as I...
05-09-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By sd5782

Another Miyata

I just bought another Miyata today. I recently posted about my other recent purchase of a 1988 Miyata 615. That one is just a bit on the small size for me, but I was in the process of making it fit,...
05-09-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,320
Posted By J.Higgins

That's 63cm. No wonder its big! Guess I'll have...

That's 63cm. No wonder its big! Guess I'll have to re-calibrate my eye with a cup of coffee!
05-08-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,986
Posted By The Golden Boy

Good God, no.

Good God, no.
04-29-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,805
Posted By Bianchigirll

I like to sit up right so a tali’s stem is best ...

I like to sit up right so a tali’s stem is best


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04-28-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,007
Posted By dddd

That's XLNT diagnostics! :thumb:

That's XLNT diagnostics! :thumb:
04-28-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,007
Posted By canklecat

Someone has probably already said this, but it's...

Someone has probably already said this, but it's usually best to start with a new chain for a new cassette or freewheel.

And rather than exceeding a 13-28 cog range for a 7-speed cassette or...
04-27-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,007
Posted By Velo Mule

Thank you for the clear pictures. Nice bike from...

Thank you for the clear pictures. Nice bike from what I can see and you have fenders on it. It looks like the derailleur will handle the extra wrap and if you have things properly adjusted when on...
04-27-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,074
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

When we were kids we needed a new washer...

When we were kids we needed a new washer installed. The service guy came out and after a short time in the basement he came upstairs and asked our Mother for some Coke. being the wise and frugal...
04-14-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,484
Posted By desconhecido

Oh, boy, a challange. Found on the internet:...

Oh, boy, a challange.

Found on the internet:


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04-09-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By TiHabanero

I have an 85 Miyata 1000 and it fits 37mm Contis...

I have an 85 Miyata 1000 and it fits 37mm Contis just fine with a fender. Axle spacing is 126mm stock, I just wedge a 130 axle in without any trouble. Could spread the frame, but don't see any reason...
03-20-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,474
Posted By P!N20

You know you're a dedicated C&V'er when... ...

You know you're a dedicated C&V'er when...

...you contact sellers to notify them of errors in their listings.
03-09-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,658
Posted By Rodrider88

Making slow progress with it, but i'm not far off...

Making slow progress with it, but i'm not far off being pretty happy now. Unfortunately my next bike tour is on ice as I tore my ACL playing football.... but it was nice to get out a bit with some...
02-24-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,815
Posted By GregU

My dad bought a Witcomb from the factory in...

My dad bought a Witcomb from the factory in London in 1991. In 2018 he gave it to me because he could no longer straddle the top tube. I have to admit, the top tube is pretty high off the ground for...
02-19-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,815
Posted By francophile

As long as the other stuff isn't shrinking, I'm...

As long as the other stuff isn't shrinking, I'm good with it!
02-19-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,815
Posted By dirtman

I'm just shy of 64, when I was 18 I rode a 63cm...

I'm just shy of 64, when I was 18 I rode a 63cm frame, now that I'm older, I lost only about 1/2" of height but it was early on in life due to a crash. (Spine compression in a rather minor helicopter...
02-18-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,815
Posted By gugie

Boomers are buying Technomics stems like crazy....

Boomers are buying Technomics stems like crazy. We can ride the same bikes, just with taller and shorter stems.
02-16-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,293
Posted By thumpism

I brought this one home today after finding it a...

I brought this one home today after finding it a couple of weeks ago on FB Marketplace, a Cresta GT. I did not immediately contact the seller, hoping it would go away quickly but it didn't. I gave it...
02-08-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 155,330
Posted By sheddle

Absolutely gorgeous Bianchi Grizzly, Tange MTB...

Absolutely gorgeous Bianchi Grizzly, Tange MTB frame and Rock Ring. Just spotted in the wild outside a bar I was at in Seattle.
...
02-05-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,293
Posted By Egginahole

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02-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,387
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Tektro 720s are notoriously BAD for 27-> 700c...

The Tektro 720s are notoriously BAD for 27-> 700c conversions. As much as they resemble BR MC-70, M732, MT-60, MT-62 and AT-50 brakes- they are not as adjustable up/down.

They're EXCELLENT brakes...
01-27-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By uprightbent

My Miyata 1000 & 610

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01-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,081
Posted By LBCwanabe

I have to show off my grail bike

Not sure what to call it yet but here’s the keeper​​​​​​: my ‘84 Miyata. Sub 250 miles from the original owner out in Santa Cruz
...
01-20-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By LBCwanabe

My favorite is a this: bought it from the...

My favorite is a this: bought it from the original owner. Less than 250 miles. The chain has so much oil and gunk in the chain when I bought it that everything in the vicinity of the rear triangle...
01-18-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 23,427
Posted By dim

my Miyata 1000 Gran Tourer ...

my Miyata 1000 Gran Tourer

...
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