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09-15-21, 04:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,571
Posted By Highmass

In my opinion, they cranks should be aligned in a...

In my opinion, they cranks should be aligned in a way, that makes it possible to read the writing on the crankarms, if any such writing is present. As an example, a first generation Suntour Superbe...
09-13-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,255
Posted By Roger M

I like tanwall tires on most old bikes, but...

I like tanwall tires on most old bikes, but sometimes they don't work well with the other colors on the bicycle(cable housing, saddle, tape, etc.).

Here's my example.
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09-13-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,255
Posted By SJX426

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09-13-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By dddd

1997 would have been the 9s 7700 gruppo, this one...

1997 would have been the 9s 7700 gruppo, this one looks to have the immediate predecessor, 7410 crankset.

650c-wheeled bikes usually show a lot of head tube, so this one must be a very small size....
09-07-21, 12:51 AM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By Humanbeing757

Early morning canal towpath, Buckinghamshire, UK...

Early morning canal towpath, Buckinghamshire, UK 😀

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09-06-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By Dylansbob

Bought something really neat today -- one of Connie Carpenter's old track bikes

First off, let me thank my wife for letting me jump on these various CL deals. As luck would have it, I'd just moved a few things and had some profit money that she let me keep playing with.
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09-02-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By merziac

And that jersey looks like it was made for him,...

And that jersey looks like it was made for him, so cool. :)

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09-02-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By gugie

Jack Brown 33.333's at ~50psi, no flats this...

Jack Brown 33.333's at ~50psi, no flats this year, 2 flats on same tires 2 years ago, so I average one flat per Cino. :D

Most rides like this I tell people to ride the fattest tire that'll fit....
09-02-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By mountaindave

Thomas is indeed the youngest full-Cino rider. I...

Thomas is indeed the youngest full-Cino rider. I discovered that one other local couple did complete a full Cino on a Cino tandem, but we can say that Thomas is also the youngest tandem Cino rider!...
08-31-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By Drillium Dude

After lunch, it was back out the way we came in,...

After lunch, it was back out the way we came in, and a return to the main route. The stream winds its way through the scenery as I ride into the second half of the day:
...
08-31-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By Drillium Dude

Top of Brown's Meadow; the woman by the truck was...

Top of Brown's Meadow; the woman by the truck was riding a 70s Schwinn Le Tour!
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08-31-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By northbend

Thomas and Roger 1st team EVER to finish both...

Thomas and Roger 1st team EVER to finish both days on a tandem. I cannot imagine how challenging that must be. Huge respect to the Morrisons.
They deservedly won the "White Handlebar" award on...
08-31-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By Drillium Dude

Couldn't sleep, so I edited all my photos and...

Couldn't sleep, so I edited all my photos and loaded them to Flickr in case anyone wants a sneak preview (link is in my sig), but now I'm sleepy and gonna go sack out for a few hours. More later!
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08-30-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By Roger M

I took just a couple of photos, letting my stoker...

I took just a couple of photos, letting my stoker be the photographer. Thomas will post some in a couple of days, when his post count gets past ten.

First off, I want to say thanks to davester,...
08-27-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 21,421
Posted By Roger M

Our camping trip ends this morning, as we pack up...

Our camping trip ends this morning, as we pack up and head for Kalispell. We spent the last two nights at Priest Lake, Idaho. A beautiful place that I have great childhood memories of(grandparents...
08-09-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,265
Posted By Roger M

Tonight I gave it a quick bath, and changed out a...

Tonight I gave it a quick bath, and changed out a couple things.

The front derailleur was a Suntour Le Pre, so a 86d that and put on a 7400 part that I had in the garage. The Salsa 120mm...
07-12-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By 3speedslow

Came across some old adviz from the last bike...

Came across some old adviz from the last bike store I worked at. The Cav was one of the cardboard posters. Thought it needed to go up here.
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07-12-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By noglider

I try not to take professional sports too...

I try not to take professional sports too seriously because it appears like **** or slavery to me. Merckx said flat-out that he raced to support his family. I've been fortunate that I have not had to...
07-09-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By droppedandlost

Back to the original topic, Bob Roll specifically...

Back to the original topic, Bob Roll specifically mentioned today that Eddy's list of achievements would never be equaled, but Cav had a chance to tie one of those records.
07-09-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By dweenk

I liked Cavendish from his first tour. He was...

I liked Cavendish from his first tour. He was brash, exuberent, and off-putting to some, but he was always honest about his feelings. He is no Eddy, and I think he knows that. Times have changed in...
07-09-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By droppedandlost

In addition, I don't think I've seen another...

In addition, I don't think I've seen another rider thank his team mates as much as Cav. He knows why he's at the front at the end.
07-09-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By bikingshearer

I stand by my previous comments (post 29, above),...

I stand by my previous comments (post 29, above), but let's give Cavendish his due as a sprinter. He did not win all of his niw 34 stages through perfect lead-outs. Over the years, he also showed...
07-09-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By jdawginsc

Just a different take...if anything Cavendish's...

Just a different take...if anything Cavendish's record is special in an individual way different from Merckx. The specialization in the sport (climbers, sprinters, time trial specialists, overall...
07-09-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By malcala622

Sorry but I think this last stage 13 "win" was...

Sorry but I think this last stage 13 "win" was gifted to Cavendish. The other 3 riders sprinting to the finish let up a few seconds before crossing.
07-08-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By sincos

After that derny accident in 1969 which killed...

After that derny accident in 1969 which killed his driver, knocked him out for 45 minutes, broke his pelvis, and led to trapped nerves Merckx said he never again rode completely free from pain and...
07-08-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By merziac

At this point Cav is C+V, there are several...

At this point Cav is C+V, there are several contenders at least 10 years his junior, consequently the extra amount of time it took him to get here. I think its fantastic, so many great stories going...
07-08-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By Berko

Not really, no. It is cool that Cavendish has all...

Not really, no. It is cool that Cavendish has all these wins, great comeback from being pretty much written off.

Only thing that bothers me a little bit, is that by comparing stage wins alone,...
07-08-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By Eric F

George Russell is the greatest F1 driver. He's...

George Russell is the greatest F1 driver. He's just stuck in a crap car. :roflmao:
07-08-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By Eric F

It bugs me exactly zero. Merckx remains the best...

It bugs me exactly zero. Merckx remains the best bike racer the sport has ever known because that distinction is not just measured in TdF stage victories. Cav is a very notable rider in the history...
07-08-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,838
Posted By non-fixie

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really...

Since we're talking about the TdF: I am really enjoying this year's edition so far. Not in the least because these two moved their game to the road:
...
06-11-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By gaucho777

I got in really pleasant almost 30 miles into the...

I got in really pleasant almost 30 miles into the Berkeley/Oakland hills. It was a gorgeous day--sunny, light breeze, not too hot. This is one of my regular rides, but I haven't been riding regularly...
06-09-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By abshipp

Really lovely ride this morning. I'm finally...

Really lovely ride this morning.

I'm finally starting to explore a bit more around the area - today was up and around one of the Greenville Watershed reservoirs to the little town of Saluda NC....
05-30-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By John E

Memorial Day weekend

I hope everyone has a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Take a moment to thank a veteran....
05-26-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By bikingshearer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-26-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By dedhed

Gives new meaning to the term "Gravel...

Gives new meaning to the term "Gravel grinder"
05-26-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Charliekeet

That wheel looks like an excellent candidate for...

That wheel looks like an excellent candidate for Craigslist sale! "Good condition - normal wear." :thumb:
05-26-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By cudak888

It's just karma reminding you that you own a...

It's just karma reminding you that you own a pedestrian-killing death machine :P

-Kurt
05-26-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Deal4Fuji

:eek: He didn't mean that baby, you can come out...

:eek: He didn't mean that baby, you can come out of the doorway....it's Ok
Purple Bikes Matter !...
05-25-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By SurferRosa

On the bright side, it's usually better to run...

On the bright side, it's usually better to run over a bike without a cyclist attached. And purple bikes are the best candidates to destroy.

I'm here to help.
05-25-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By gugie

That'll buff out. Someone had to say it.

That'll buff out.

Someone had to say it.
05-25-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Insidious C.

Why, yes, as a matter of fact I have. Only it was...

Why, yes, as a matter of fact I have. Only it was not a bike a bike that backed over- it was freshly painted factory optional interior panels for my 1969 Mach 1 Mustang. Things not easily replaced. A...
05-25-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,051
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Ooooh yeah that's horrible. You're to be...

Ooooh yeah that's horrible.

You're to be commended for your selflessness, however. Taking the time to compose a near-perfect "under the truck" pic is very much appreciated.
05-25-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 988
Posted By nlerner

You are snubbing your nose at the weather gods...

You are snubbing your nose at the weather gods with all of that planting before Memorial Day in New England.
05-18-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By vespajg

Lemond Team Z Build

Here's my recently finished Lemond Team Z build with full Campagnolo C-Record 8 speed. I built this up to be a rider from mostly NOS parts with a few substitutions for rideability. I've been on it...
05-17-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,402
Posted By johnnyace

Enjoy, these are great bikes! Here's my 1972 TdF,...

Enjoy, these are great bikes! Here's my 1972 TdF, which I regrettable no longer own. It was an eclectic mix of Simplex, Campy, Suntour Superbe, and a great ride.
...
05-17-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,599
Views: 470,961
Posted By noglider

scozim, I love the look of that Bianchi.

scozim, I love the look of that Bianchi.
05-15-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By Drillium Dude

More from Chinook Pass: ...

More from Chinook Pass:

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05-15-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By jimmuller

We've been stretching our tandem mileage. Today...

We've been stretching our tandem mileage. Today we did 38.75. We could have hit 40 but I skipped on little loop because traffic was getting heavy. A nice day to ride.
...
05-05-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
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...
05-04-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17,981
Views: 2,032,143
Posted By ExPatTyke

Had a good ride out on Sunday, first one for a...

Had a good ride out on Sunday, first one for a little while. I had a bit of a reaction to my COVID jab, and was advised to take it easy for a couple of weeks, so Sunday was my first bash at a longer...
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