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04-24-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,473
Posted By fredlord

I am trying to be as civil as possible. If I am...

I am trying to be as civil as possible. If I am failing, I'd appreciate being told where I'm going wrong. Seriously.
04-20-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,692
Posted By dddd

The only good thread I ever started!

The only good thread I ever started!
04-19-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By qkcam

Dear Veganbikes you are correct I enjoy bikes...

Dear Veganbikes you are correct I enjoy bikes and i enjoy learning and fixing things. I used to with my dad work on a few bikes as a kid..it always felt rewarding...gosh back in those days bikes...
04-16-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm ready to open a 70s Raleigh dealership...Raleigh Super Tourer

To go with the Professional pair and the International, today I bought a Super Tourer from it's orginal owner. Looks to be in good condition, albeit oxidized. Nothing better to see in an old...
04-08-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By RufusCombs

Great book! It contains not only a large number...

Great book! It contains not only a large number of vintage bicycles but also bright and beautiful pictures, which is especially pleasing when reading it. Recently I was doing a research paper on...
04-05-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By Chicago Al

1984 Univega Alpina Pro...it followed me home!

I found this bike in a semi-random FB marketplace search, far from my home but in Tennessee, near where we'd be passing through on a short spring vacation. It was difficult to arrange a meetup with...
04-03-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By dedhed

Not saying it can't be done, but here are some...

Not saying it can't be done, but here are some ideas of what you're up against.

https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/885681-cup-cone-sealed-bearing-conversion.html
...
03-28-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,272
Posted By Chombi1

Doesn't the availability of relatively affordable...

Doesn't the availability of relatively affordable home laser etching equipment might offer a sort of back up to actual machining pantographic work and opens it up to the amateur "pantographers" out...
03-28-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By juvela

----- within the past year & one half we had...

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within the past year & one half we had two threads on a Lazzaretti machine hailing from 1969-70 which turned out to have been constructed by Galmozzi (no less!) -
...
03-28-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 783
Posted By 85campione

rare find? Gipiemme frame & etc?

Just bought this in a dark, dusty corner of an obscure shop where it had been slumbering approximately 20 years.
I'm wrenching and completely restoring it.
The only/only marking I can find on the...
03-24-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By WGB

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bik/d/san-antoni...

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bik/d/san-antonio-european-bike/7295940548.html

Not sure what this?? But looks interesting for $225 and well cared for too.

European Bike - $225 (San Antonio)...
03-24-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By AJI125

Ernie Clements

Now this one has some charm for sure. 531 straight gauge. Somewhat/mostly there? Check out the interesting rear dropouts and the 4 speed/fixed rear hub! $300
...
03-23-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By James1964

There's a great number of people with lots of...

There's a great number of people with lots of discretionary money; timing is everything. And it's a well finished, nice-looking bike.
03-23-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By sw20

Continental have confirmed they were OE tyres...

Continental have confirmed they were OE tyres which are sold to bike manufacturers to fit to bikes that technically shouldn't be sold, tyres sold in the after market should come in a box.
03-21-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Lucillle

That was a really helpful comment.

That was a really helpful comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 993
Posted By IdahoSpud

Antique store find

We were wandering through downtown Coeur d'Alene today, and I saw these wheels at an antique store, of all places. They were tagged at $22 each. I don't have a bike they will go on (mine have 126 mm...
03-18-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/bolton-pag...

https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/bolton-paganini-columbus-slx-team-road/7292831687.htmlPaganini Columbus SLx Team Road Bike - $700...
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By 2old

IMO, easily worth $100 if it doesn't have any...

IMO, easily worth $100 if it doesn't have any problems like a stuck seatpost as noted above and if you have a trove of parts to replace those that aren't salvageable. Supergo had a good reputation in...
03-15-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By jfny1978

I just needed more torque! I got it done. Thanks...

I just needed more torque! I got it done. Thanks everyone.
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By late

There were size limits on cars passed in the 70s....

There were size limits on cars passed in the 70s. Not sure if they apply to trucks, but they should.

They should then be enforced.

Reason 536,297 why we need a Carbon Tax...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,042
Posted By Mackers

We used to buy these as framesets to build as we...

We used to buy these as framesets to build as we saw fit, so it really is "all original".

More than willing to slap some old 9 speed on there and call it vintage though :)
03-14-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,134
Posted By jaxgtr

sounds like you are depleting your electrolytes....

sounds like you are depleting your electrolytes. You are not eating enough on the long rides. I had this happen once and only once. I live in a very hot and humid local and I took in too much water...
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 989
Posted By Steve B.

Beware the DeathMobile

This was on Google News. Silly ****.

I especially liked the line:
"ďThe goal of modern truck grilles,Ē wrote Jalopnikís Jason Torchinsky in 2018...
03-07-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,493
Posted By La Brea Bike

So, my paypal story is more about the lack of any...

So, my paypal story is more about the lack of any real protection from Paypal itself. I ordered two items from a company - a $15 one, and a $99 one. After months, the $15 one arrived only. I...
Replies: 16
Views: 760
Posted By WGB

If it's as nice as you say, you'll half the value...

If it's as nice as you say, you'll half the value of the frame set by powder coating
03-05-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 609
Posted By speedyspaghetti

So two things: 1. I got it off - the electric...

So two things:
1. I got it off - the electric impact did the trick. It was definitely really stuck in there cause it took quite a bit of pulsing to get it off. I had to risk it with a chrome socket...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By Marcus_Ti

The problem you run into.....fixing this stuff,...

The problem you run into.....fixing this stuff, you rapidly exceed the value of the mortgage on the building or even the building. Even if you don't run into say asbestos remediation on old...
02-19-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,524
Posted By DiabloScott

Did you charge Double Campi Markup?

Did you charge Double Campi Markup?
02-18-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,180
Posted By shelbyfv

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a...

Break down your cardboard Amazon boxes, lay out a couple when you get messy then trash them.
02-18-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By DaveSSS

I have force axs on my bike, with the shimano...

I have force axs on my bike, with the shimano 43.5 chainline and 142mm axles. It works fine. I use a shimano grx 46/30 crank that has a +2.5mm chainline, but corrected it with spacing washers. This...
02-17-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,518
Posted By prj71

E-bikes are fine. As long as they stay off the...

E-bikes are fine. As long as they stay off the mountain bike trail. And it's not about whether or not they will destroy the trail or not. It's about their speed and a safety factor.

You ever...
02-16-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,604
Posted By cbrstar

I've been collecting for a while now and COVID...

I've been collecting for a while now and COVID has really made prices go insane. Bmx's that used to sell for $500-$800 only two years ago are now selling for $1500 to $3000 and even possibly more. I...
02-16-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By hsuBM

I ride on snow and ice nearly every weekday from...

I ride on snow and ice nearly every weekday from late November till early April. Usually in the dark.

A few times a month I do the last 0.10 mile with a box of pizza on my handlebars.

I...
02-16-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By BobbyG

Road commuter One can safely ride on snow and ice...

Road commuter One can safely ride on snow and ice with the proper tires and mindset.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMPNdmlKj_Y&t=3s
02-15-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By FastJake

I agree with you, and I'm still riding my old 26"...

I agree with you, and I'm still riding my old 26" bikes. But 26" wheels have been made "obsolete" by mainstream manufacturers. You aren't likely to find any decent new bikes that use them. But there...
02-15-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 458
Posted By urbanknight

Winner! Thank you Bike Forums. ...

Winner! Thank you Bike Forums.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8710ba03_ff01_4ef9_872f_3f9d554328d4_3d540b631dc87d98894d90a2db6d8d6886684c5f.jpeg
02-15-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,618
Posted By johnggold

I prefer Older Bikes Any Day

During the past year I have been repairing loads of bikes in my local area.

This has meant everything from small scooters to the latest electric bikes. The comment about bikes being obsolete...
02-14-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,604
Posted By Olefeller77

taxes

Don't forget to pay the proper taxes on your profits.
02-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,604
Posted By C9H13N

1. Use the cheapest galvanized cables you can...

1. Use the cheapest galvanized cables you can find, bought in bulk from China

2. Use the cheapest brake housing for everything, including SIS shifters. Compressionless? Never heard of it

3....
02-13-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,378
Posted By bikemig

Thatís a beauty. And check out that fork rake.

Thatís a beauty. And check out that fork rake.
02-13-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,618
Posted By homelessjoe

parts

SUCKY???..............you guys must be trying to yank my chain..........grind my gears............HELLO.........SunTour Superbe Pro....or 1960 Cinelli stem and bars with milk white...
02-12-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 821
Posted By cxwrench

Good god...periods, commas, punctuation...use...

Good god...periods, commas, punctuation...use them! At least make your posts as easy to read as possible.
02-11-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,618
Posted By rando_couche

Tell that to Bernard Thevenet (among others).

Tell that to Bernard Thevenet (among others).
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,379
Posted By Mad Honk

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found...

Yeah, seems at least 100 drivers on 1-35 found out about ice on the roads this morning. Last I heard there were a few fatalities. The police say it will take all day to clean it up. No smiles on...
Replies: 47
Views: 2,510
Posted By miamibeachcg

Tribute/Fake Bike

I know - but I never falsely sell them to others; I still have the fake Benotto I found at same thrift store because no one wants it when they find out it's not real.
...
02-10-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By Chuck M

Try not clicking on the link and you will be fine.

Try not clicking on the link and you will be fine.
02-10-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 25,839
Views: 2,620,732
Posted By jppe

We finally caught us a decent day weather wise...

We finally caught us a decent day weather wise didnít we??? Walked 18 holes this morning.....a record turnout of guys showing up to play.

Had fun riding 40 miles on the gravel bike this...
02-10-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 61,477
Views: 9,273,053
Posted By Unca_Sam

Quit posting my bikes! This is a 57. I didn't...

Quit posting my bikes!
This is a 57. I didn't go look at it but it's listed cheap.
02-09-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,113
Posted By Mattdiano

Did you ever find these green panel decals? I...

Did you ever find these green panel decals? I have a Basso Gap that I am going to have repainted in this Jamaica color scheme. Back in 1986 I raced for Turin Bike Shop out of Evanston, IL and this...
02-09-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By spelger

The tiger has broken free

And she is out! A better wrench was all i needed. Now to get a replacement. If you look closely there are some metal shavings in the grease. i could not find a source for this after i cleaned it up....
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