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Old 10-19-17, 06:19 AM
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Where to Post Build Threads?

I'm a guy who loves to rebuild old bikes. Sometimes I want to document them with step-by-step pics. Is there a particular forum that this would be good for posting these types of threads? I looked and looked, but I see no forums entitled, "Projects," or the like. I think it would be cool to have a forum entitled, "Projects and Restorations." That way, any sort of bike project could go there and have a home. Meanwhile, I really could use a little guidance on where to go.

Go ahead... tell me where to go!

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I'm a guy who loves to rebuild old bikes. Sometimes I want to document them with step-by-step pics. Is there a particular forum that this would be good for posting these types of threads?
It's a staple of the sub-forum Classic & Vintage which is dedicated to old bikes.

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It's a staple of the sub-forum Classic & Vintage which is dedicated to old bikes.

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What if I wanted to rebuild a mountain bike?
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What if I wanted to rebuild a mountain bike?
The sub-forum Mountain Biking might be a good guess or Beach Cruisers should you re-build one of those.
C&V includes everything from old race bikes to antique roadsters but special use interest sub-forums would be interested in their particular focus as well.

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What if I wanted to rebuild a mountain bike?
I post my mtb builds in the C&V forum. They're all old bikes.
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How about a new Build Threads forum? Perhaps structure the title so that it must include the bike type in it... failing that, we could subforum the different types but that wouldn't be my first choice...
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I was thinking about that a bit too.

The C&V crowd may still like the builds in the C&V subforum, but I'm not a purist, so there would be builds that cross forums. My next build will likely be based on a Denali... so "road"?

Is there a way to create subforums that all the topics show up in the parent forums, but also could be separated into the specific subtopics.

Parent Forum:
Builds (shows all subtopics).
Sub Forums:
Builds/Classic Road
Builds/Road
Builds/Classic MTB
Builds/MTB
Builds/Cross
Builds/BMX
Builds/Other
Builds/Torch & Grinder.
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How about a new Build Threads forum? Perhaps structure the title so that it must include the bike type in it... failing that, we could subforum the different types but that wouldn't be my first choice...
I for one would probably have a constantly-running build thread in a forum like that. I see no reason to subdivide it - too diluted. Anyone could actually add a link for the build thread in their signatures if they wanted to let folks know what they are doing. After I retired, working on bikes have rekindled an old flame with me. A forum specifically for rebuilds and restorations would be great!
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