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    Sounds like you're on the right path already -...

    Sounds like you're on the right path already - replace the consumables, give the frame a wash, true the wheels, and make sure everything is lubed and moving freely and you'll have a beater you can...
  2. Thread: Every Day Pics

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    Some abandoned rail tunnels in Ute Pass:...

    Some abandoned rail tunnels in Ute Pass:
    http://s2.postimg.org/cbq0nnv91/Tunnel5.jpg

    http://s4.postimg.org/6o8ae443d/Tunnel1.jpg

    http://s9.postimg.org/ivm3dasvf/Tunnels45.jpg
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    That's a rattlecan repaint? Could have fooled me,...

    That's a rattlecan repaint? Could have fooled me, looks great.

    How did you fix the busted dropout?
  4. Thread: Is it just me?

    by lasauge
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    1. No way, at least not here. Bike traffic is...

    1. No way, at least not here. Bike traffic is still light despite having had beautiful weather for pretty much the entire month of March.
    2. Normally I do ask people standing/walking bikes if they...
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    Oh! That little tidbit about handlebar design...

    Oh! That little tidbit about handlebar design just clicked for me after reading your post, now you have me thinking about whether or not I should switch a few cockpits around...
  6. 1. FWIW, in 1973 Schwinn imported their first...

    1. FWIW, in 1973 Schwinn imported their first bikes from Japan, and their top imported model (the World Voyageur) came with '333' hi-flange hubs, Dura Ace cranks, and a Crane (later renamed Dura Ace)...
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    Now that's a great deal (for someone a little...

    Now that's a great deal (for someone a little taller than I am).
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    Picture of the day:...

    Picture of the day:
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    Older bike
  9. One option you might consider, if all efforts to...

    One option you might consider, if all efforts to find a replacement shifter fail, would be to purchase 10-speed Campy levers - they pull the exact same amount of cable per shift as Shimano 8-speed...
  10. All you can do is try, you may not be able to...

    All you can do is try, you may not be able to remove the old tape without the old adhesive tearing the tape apart/getting stuck to the bars, and even if you do get the tape off cleanly you may find...
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    Agreed with everyone else, that's quite...

    Agreed with everyone else, that's quite attractive.

    Where's the seatpost clamp? Or does that frame require a quill seatpost?
  12. TDF collection blowout sale! - Bartali, Coppi, Anquetil, Hinault, Indurain race bikes

    Time to thin the collection a bit. I'm asking $250/each, sold as-is, let me know if my prices are unreasonable:
    http://s21.postimg.org/hu0497hjr/1962.jpg

    http://s21.postimg.org/pcj9hu8wn/1952.jpg...
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    I purchased a 60's vintage Carlton in horrible...

    I purchased a 60's vintage Carlton in horrible condition because for some strange reason it was hung with Retrofriction Shifters, Superbe derailers, and Superbe Pro pedals on really nice Gipiemme...
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    If the Disraeligears site is correct, the one...

    If the Disraeligears site is correct, the one missing hardware should be a gen1, or possible gen2 Cyclone, and the one you current have the pinch and mounting bolts on is a gen3 as indicated by the...
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    As hopeful as I find the idea of 'peak car,' I...

    As hopeful as I find the idea of 'peak car,' I don't think those VMT and VMT-per-capita numbers have ever been very reflective of how people are making decisions, and how best to prepare for future...
  16. I've seen, but yet not had the chance to install,...

    I've seen, but yet not had the chance to install, the Bontrager fenders at the shop I work at. They look good in person and I expect they would work equally well as the PB Cascadias. Only real...
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    The crescent-shaped bit above the cable stop is...

    The crescent-shaped bit above the cable stop is there to catch a chain and stop it from slapping the chainstay when riding on a rough surface.
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    And the box is traveling again, headed to...

    And the box is traveling again, headed to Smontanaro since Mikeybikes seems to have left the forums. Here it is on the first leg of the trip:
    http://s1.postimg.org/ndj6go7wb/post.jpg
  19. My commute is very, very short right now so I...

    My commute is very, very short right now so I don't eat anything extra. I make my lunches by preparing an extra portion for dinner the night before work and packing it in a plastic container that I...
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    Box arrived here on Thursday but it took me a bit...

    Box arrived here on Thursday but it took me a bit to go through it. As far as the next destination goes, Mikeybikes is next in line but hasn't been active on the forums since November. If Monday...
  21. Thread: Clems at Riv

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    I'm with RHM on this on, looks like a generic...

    I'm with RHM on this on, looks like a generic cruiser/hybrid to me, except that the complete bikes have better saddles and tires. Definitely out of place for the bespoke vintage-fancy Rivendell...
  22. I'd like to know the answer to this question as...

    I'd like to know the answer to this question as well.


    The only thing I can contribute for sure is that Dura Ace EX pads are too narrow to work.
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    I've built three sets of wheels with CR-18 rims,...

    I've built three sets of wheels with CR-18 rims, the easiest tires I ever put on were Bontrager LT3s. Other tires that went on fairly easily were the Kenda Small Block 8, and Schwalbe Delta Cruisers...
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    I clicked through the film on youtube to see the...

    I clicked through the film on youtube to see the racing bits and it's tough to pick out much detail in any of the scenes that show bikes. Probably the most useful shots for identification are one at...
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    I would put a small P-clamp on the chainstay and...

    I would put a small P-clamp on the chainstay and use that as the mounting point for the bracket that needs to reach the end of the chainguard.
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