Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Kent T
Showing results 1 to 50 of 755
Search took 0.09 seconds.
09-24-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By verktyg

Huret Dropouts

A picture is worth a thousand guesses.... :p

no67el , et al

The proprietary Huret dropouts had the forward travel stop at 4:00 O'clock. Campy compatible hangers have stops at 7:00 O'clock.
...
09-23-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By no67el

Huret dropout with Crane derailleur?

So: I have a Raleigh Competition frame which has a Huret derailleur hanger. Based on reading around in this forum, I sourced a Shimano Crane rear derailleur--- thinking that it would fit once I'd...
09-21-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,060
Posted By Glennfordx4

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you,...

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you, having just picking up the exact same bike in the exact same color a few months ago it is a nice bike. I work as a bike mechanic part time at a shop and...
09-21-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,060
Posted By Chombi1

If the dents were really already there when they...

If the dents were really already there when they received the bike, you'd think that a good shop that deals with a lot of older bikes would have pointed it out as a possible reason not to ride, thus...
09-21-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,060
Posted By bulgie

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm...

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm just curious): Is it a 1974 Super Tourer? If so, one of the coolest bikes of its type ever! Always rare even back then, and super rare now. To find...
09-20-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,097
Posted By branko_76

This is not only a Tom Waits song, it's an entire...

This is not only a Tom Waits song, it's an entire album...:)
09-20-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,097
Posted By zacster

6 pounds of USDA prime shell steaks and 2 bottles...

6 pounds of USDA prime shell steaks and 2 bottles of Italian DOCG wine. Not odd but certainly tasty. Just yesterday as a matter of fact.
09-19-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 17,772
Posted By Oldsledz

The 4 digit date number on the head badge ends in...

The 4 digit date number on the head badge ends in 9. There is a sticker on the bike that says made in China.
09-19-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,097
Posted By gugie

Mmmm, bacon.

Mmmm, bacon.
09-18-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,097
Posted By jamesdak

Well.....in Germany back in the mid 80's I...

Well.....in Germany back in the mid 80's I brought my stereo from the PX to the barracks on the back rack of my Peugeot. The PX was on a different kaserne then the one I lived on and it was done...
09-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By gdgross

Morning all - seems like re-packing the bearings...

Morning all - seems like re-packing the bearings was the ticket. Felt fine on the ride into work this morning!

In unrelated news, one of the nuts securing the real wheel to the frame had loosened...
09-16-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By branko_76

27" tires are still being made..... ...

27" tires are still being made.....

https://www.benscycle.com/wheel-goods/tires-630--27/23348-25914/search


KOOL-STOP brake pads are the way to go...
...
09-14-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 17,772
Posted By zukahn1

Interesting find as rookie at this will give...

Interesting find as rookie at this will give serious bonus status if you can manage to ride 100km on a FFS type 2 drive train. As for dating the bike is 81-82 made in Japan by Panasonic but could ...
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By ramzilla

Definitely a contract build by Giant. Remarkable...

Definitely a contract build by Giant. Remarkable because this was the series of bicycles that signaled the beginning of the end for American made bikes. These old Schwinn World Sport bikes from...
09-12-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

And I always get conflicting directions on my way...

And I always get conflicting directions on my way from C-Record St to Croce d'Aune.
09-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By P!N20

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and...

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and Chorus Rd look the same.
09-12-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By CroMo Mike

Colnago Place, and a bunch of others, in Fort...

Colnago Place, and a bunch of others, in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Apparently someone associated with bicycles had a lot to do with naming the streets there.
...
09-12-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 816
Posted By non-fixie

Gazelle street, Utrecht: ...

Gazelle street, Utrecht:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1251x791/gazellestraat_87dc08fec9b99a92ccaac093579cfbabdbc93b05.jpg
09-10-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,478
Posted By squarenoise

Another option would be Grand Cru Sealed Bearing...

Another option would be Grand Cru Sealed Bearing Jockey Wheels from Velo Orange.

https://velo-orange.com/products/grand-cru-sealed-bearing-jockey-wheels-10-tooth
09-09-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,365
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed...

1970 - 1977 COLLEGIATES and Five Speed SUBURBANS ARE SUPERIOR TO Varsities/1964-1969 Collegiates/Ten speed SUBURBANS/CONTINENTALS BECAUSE THEY CAME EQUIPPED WITH Shimano built REAR DERAILLEURS...
09-06-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By ryansu

OP I think you need to shine the gugie signal....

OP I think you need to shine the gugie signal....
08-18-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 17,772
Posted By bikemig

GCN challenge, ride a £ 100 bike for a 100 miles

Looks like GCN is getting into the act too of why everyone should love a cheap bike

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mhl2av1bmrE
06-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,757
Posted By cudak888

I dare say the The Honorable League of Crappers...

I dare say the The Honorable League of Crappers will be most pleased that Mad Honk has endowed the Box O'Crap with a bit of Racing Junk.

-Kurt
05-18-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,757
Posted By Mad Honk

Hail to the newly minted Crapmaster! And many...

Hail to the newly minted Crapmaster! And many thanks to the previous potentate Crandress for his oversight of the Box O' Crap for low these many eons. Welcome Crandress to the ranks of the former...
05-17-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,459
Posted By TenGrainBread

Tim - you're the proprietor of...

Tim - you're the proprietor of vintagebicycle.wordpress? Lovely blog, one of my favorites. Your "preservation, not restoration" approach is spot on and I have gotten quite a few good tips from your...
05-13-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By cudak888

Interesting you mention that. The photos of those...

Interesting you mention that. The photos of those German Pinarellos are pitiful, but I spy stems that have lug patterns on them. Can't tell whether they're PIVO or AVA, but this photo of the white...
05-13-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By qcpmsame

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to...

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to participate here, but it helps...."

Bill
05-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By T-Mar

Well, at least they were better than the Italian...

Well, at least they were better than the Italian Pinarello brand in one aspect - decals.

All kidding aside, this sort of thing turns up more often than you would expect. If Pinarello hadn't...
05-13-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,923
Posted By tyler_fred

Perchance Pogliaghi? Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to... ...

Perchance Pogliaghi?
Po-tay-to, Po-tah-to...
Pinarello, Pogliaghi...
05-11-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By clubman

Isn't Panasonic still making high end classic,...

Isn't Panasonic still making high end classic, just for the Japanese market?
05-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,178
Posted By T-Mar

I'm neither surprised nor saddened by the...

I'm neither surprised nor saddened by the announcement. My respect for Colnago (both the man and the bicycle) started going downhill in the late 1970s and by the turn of the century, I considered...
05-06-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,178
Posted By Wildwood

As a promotional offer with the purchase of ANY...

As a promotional offer with the purchase of ANY bike, the new company is including a free 'Barrel of Light Crude Oil', June delivery required, no exceptions permitted.
05-05-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,178
Posted By thinktubes

Makes total sense, since Colnagos are now...

Makes total sense, since Colnagos are now plastic. Need to use that oil somehow.
05-04-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,628
Posted By Jeff Wills

"Shimano" of course. (Ducks and runs.) I...

"Shimano" of course. (Ducks and runs.)

I would name her "Bella". She's a beauty.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,282
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Holy crap! We have a winner. I found a sign...

Holy crap! We have a winner.

I found a sign at a trailhead about a lost Glock last spring.
04-21-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,627
Posted By randyjawa

My "TEN SPEEDS" has been sold...

First, thanks to other members who have brought this to my attention. I appreciate it when we look after each other. Anyway...

I was approached last winter, while in Jamaica, to sell my website....
04-12-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,459
Posted By Treasure Cycles

Recently came across this amazing post and wanted...

Recently came across this amazing post and wanted to first of all thank Mr. S.Carlson for sharing his wonderful Rene Herse tandem and tutorial with us. Wanted to let you know that I came very, very...
02-10-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,027
Posted By JacobLee

Thank you, Kent! Iíll tell you, Iíve had my share...

Thank you, Kent! Iíll tell you, Iíve had my share of nostalgic moments after joining these forums. Mine are mostly caused by 80ís mountain bikes (Iím a year younger than the green Raleigh). What a...
02-04-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,411
Posted By scarlson

:lol: I'm gonna start using that one. :lol:

:lol: I'm gonna start using that one. :lol:
02-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,307
Posted By cudak888

"Schwinn Approved." *cough* *cough* ...

"Schwinn Approved."

*cough* *cough*

-Kurt
02-01-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,395
Posted By big chainring

Your Schwinn Voyager is a perfect bike to take on...

Your Schwinn Voyager is a perfect bike to take on a long tour. Thats about all that needs to be said. Learn to fix a flat tire.
02-01-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,395
Posted By clubman

The Voyager SP is a fine bike for touring. Parts...

The Voyager SP is a fine bike for touring. Parts are readily available and inexpensive. There are mods you can do that will make it more touring friendly but I wouldn't balk at it if it's a decent...
01-30-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,307
Posted By curbtender

Schwinn GT300 Le Tour derailleur...

Schwinn GT300 Le Tour derailleur (http://www.disraeligears.co.uk/Site/Schwinn_GT300_Le_Tour_derailleur.html)
01-30-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,091
Posted By gomango

My niece accepted a "first time" position in the...

My niece accepted a "first time" position in the city.

Every last one of us recommended against this and advised towards better options.

She lasted four months at a very reasonable salary.
...
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By bargainguy

$50 is about right. Extra stops and bosses are a...

$50 is about right. Extra stops and bosses are a plus.
01-26-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 236,628
Posted By CliffordK

While not necessarily the place to post cute cat...

While not necessarily the place to post cute cat videos...

Someone sent me this link that I think deserves Honorable Mention.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj0HAOKmRak
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By zjrog

Always happy when people find what works for...

Always happy when people find what works for them. I looked at that, but it is not offering me support of the ankle structure.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By zjrog

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them...

I have cleats in the shoes, but only use them indoors. I don't feel safe outdoors with the clipped in pedals, after breaking my back. I FEEL more fragile than my surgeon swears I am not... She...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By qcpmsame

zjrog Do you use a cleat on the MTB shoes for you...

zjrog Do you use a cleat on the MTB shoes for you cycling? I you can use just a regular running shoe, New Balance has most of their offerings in a 4E width, I wear a 990 v4, 11-1/2, 4E running shoe...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,814
Posted By zjrog

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there! ...

Brotherman! Congrats for just being out there!

After I sprained my left ankle almost 3 years ago, I just couldn't get it to heal. I was a lot heavier then (140 pounds lost since then).

I had my...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 755
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.