Page 38 of 38 FirstFirst ... 363738
Results 926 to 940 of 940
  1. #926
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Posts
    22

    Another LeMond...

    This thread is loaded with sweet steel rides. Time to add my '01 Zurich. Built it this winter - mostly with parts I had lying around with some second hand gear mixed in. The 853 steel rides like budda.

    Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-img_4365.jpg

  2. #927
    hfc
    hfc is offline
    Doesn't like subtitles
    Reputation: hfc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Posts
    3,250

    Newest additions to the squadron

    1982 Colnago Super with 6v Super Record and early 90's Ciöcc Columbus EL with 8v Record
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-img_6402.jpg   Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-img_6422.jpg   Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-img_6403.jpg  

  3. #928
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation: velodog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,957
    Nice bikes.

    It makes me happy to see the Simplex levers on the Colnago. I've got them on my De Rosa.

    Big improvement over the Campagnolo levers.

    Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-dscn0076.jpg
    Too old to ride plastic

  4. #929
    hfc
    hfc is offline
    Doesn't like subtitles
    Reputation: hfc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Posts
    3,250
    Thanks. My first time with the Simplex levers. At first I didn't like them because I couldn't tighten/loosen on the fly, as opposed to the d-ring on the Campy levers. They're dials in now and working nicely.

  5. #930
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    3,633
    The Simplex/ Mavic Retrofriction levers out-performed anything on the market at the time.

    First I had Campy; periodically I had to replace the plastic compression washers.

    Then I tried Modolo's, until I snapped one plastic lever.

    I think I had Suntour Sprint friction levers. Meh.

    Then I finally ignored my weight-weeniness and tried the Simplex/Mavic. Oh; what light action on the pull! And lubed and adjusted properly, they were milkshake smooth on release. As a bonus, they never went out of adjustment.

  6. #931
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Posts
    339
    Looks like lugged, new production, made in Japan Panasonic frames are a thing.

    https://alexscycle.com/collections/r...ed-brake-holes

  7. #932
    I make Eagles fly
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Posts
    299
    Been looking at Soma, the Smoothie looks dam nice. Not fiding much else for new steel that is similar. Can I get a few other brands that I should be looking at ?

  8. #933
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation: velodog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,957
    Quote Originally Posted by Terrasmak View Post
    Been looking at Soma, the Smoothie looks dam nice. Not fiding much else for new steel that is similar. Can I get a few other brands that I should be looking at ?

    Custom Bicycle Frames from Gunnar Cycles USA

    race bike

    Della Santa custom built frames
    Too old to ride plastic

  9. #934
    a real member's member
    Reputation: blackfrancois's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2016
    Posts
    2,951
    Quote Originally Posted by Bremerradkurier View Post
    Looks like lugged, new production, made in Japan Panasonic frames are a thing.

    https://alexscycle.com/collections/r...ed-brake-holes
    that's great and all, but for $1400, i can purchase a whole italian columbus bike that will retain its value with plenty left over.
    Yossarian: don't worry. nothing's going to happen to you that won't happen to the rest of us.

  10. #935
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Posts
    6


    '76 motobecane with modern parts. Stuck with the 27" wheels. Found her in original state for free! Anyone interested in a set of super champion wheels?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  11. #936
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation: velodog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,957
    Quote Originally Posted by wcpa911 View Post


    '76 motobecane with modern parts. Stuck with the 27" wheels. Found her in original state for free! Anyone interested in a set of super champion wheels?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    Front brake?

    You should ought to plug those handlebars.
    Too old to ride plastic

  12. #937
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Nov 2016
    Posts
    6
    I made it 15 years on a bmx bike with no front and I had plugs in but they fell out. Still searching for an elegant yet cheap alternative.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  13. #938
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Posts
    5
    Close friend built and gave me this lugged frame for my birthday! (He makes 'em in his garage). Columbus Spirit tubing.

    Built it up with 11sp 105 and some 35C tires. Rides beautifully!


    Show Your Steel Frame Bikes Here-20170403_074219.jpg

  14. #939
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation: velodog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,957
    Quote Originally Posted by skopiec View Post
    Close friend built and gave me this lugged frame for my birthday! (He makes 'em in his garage). Columbus Spirit tubing.

    Built it up with 11sp 105 and some 35C tires. Rides beautifully!


    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	20170403_074219.jpg 
Views:	66 
Size:	115.9 KB 
ID:	318585
    That's a Good Friend.



    He built you a good looking frame, enjoy the hell out of it, and Happy Birthday.
    Too old to ride plastic

  15. #940
    RoadBikeReview Member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Posts
    4,380
    Quote Originally Posted by skopiec View Post
    Close friend built and gave me this lugged frame for my birthday! (He makes 'em in his garage). Columbus Spirit tubing.
    Does he need any more friends, because I'm available

Page 38 of 38 FirstFirst ... 363738

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •