Photos: Chris Catchpole, Allsport Hulton/Archive from Cycling Weekly article found herePhotos: Chris Catchpole, Allsport Hulton/Archive from Cycling Weekly article found hereA recent article on Cycling Weekly website showcasing Brian Robinson’s Raphaël Géminiani bike and describing the technologies available at the time has peaked my interest. On the surface, the restoration looks great, most of the … Continue reading Period correct restoration critique- Brian Robinson’s Raphaël Géminiani bike
photo by Jed Kornbluh Curtis and I were dressed in all wool, knit gloves, old Detto cleated shoes and toe-clips and straps.I even wrapped an extra spare tubular tire around my shoulders in case of a puncture. The 100 ride was fun and spirited and thanks to Jed and Mel Kornbluh for organizing it. I look … Continue reading Classic bike ride- Hill Cycle I rode
my life has been rather hectic this year, it started off well, but then went a bit south of heaven.,It has not stopped me from traveling around, taking cool pictures of cool bikes.so the next few posts will be of interesting bikes or parts or both,.(click on pictures for larger view)Art Stump drillium bike.Ottusi Drillium … Continue reading thinking about starting again
Part 2 of a series of photos of cool bikes and parts-this posting includes an early version Campagnolo headset, Simplex 543 rear derailleur, an Ottusi modified Brooks saddle, Nice late 1950s Frejus track bike, and then a set of toothed rear dropouts to be used with Campagnolo Cambio Corsa.