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08-13-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By randyjawa

That is true and it is always a good idea to...

That is true and it is always a good idea to protect one's self from particulate suspended in the air. Good advice no matter what the substance but asbestos is the worst of the worst!
07-28-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,047
Posted By Ago15

Top Fillet Brazing Vintage

I don't know if an identical post already exists, if so please excuse me.
An administrator will be able to fix it

I start with my bespoke Mercet from 1994 in Columbus EL.
...
07-28-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that's actually the issue (sort of). I...

Yeah, that's actually the issue (sort of). I have a very loving kitty that really only shows me affection when I go down to the basement to ride my bike. Then, she's all over me, and, if I don't...
07-27-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By 52telecaster

The Grand Record did it's first grocery trip

The acid test is the extremely unbalanced front load. It passed with flying colors. This has to be about as comfortable as my trek 720 and I am digging the b15 big time!....
07-25-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,780
Posted By gugie

Summer Tour of the Willamette Valley - Portland to Eugene, Oregon Aug 5-7

Those that have little else going in their lives that they have the time and inclination to read through my wordy missives on bike tours planned and persued may remember the 2019 Last Winter Tour of...
07-23-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 371
Posted By gugie

"One accurate measurement is worth a thousand...

"One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions."

Put a straight edge on it.
07-20-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,772
Posted By P!N20

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07-20-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,772
Posted By squirtdad

fwiw I have a double butted 84 team miyata,...

fwiw

I have a double butted 84 team miyata, best ride ever so far....with the right wheelset and tires mavic gel 330 and tubies

I also have an 85 team miyata with triple butted (but not...
07-20-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,772
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, it's one more, isn't it? ...

Well, it's one more, isn't it?

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07-20-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,104
Posted By EddyR

No disrespect but new people tend to ask these...

No disrespect but new people tend to ask these type questions. On a audio forum I am on i see “what is the best vintage speaker “ “ best amplifier “
07-13-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 405
Posted By sloar

Maybe if enough people tell him that, I might get...

Maybe if enough people tell him that, I might get a good price on it.
07-12-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,266
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the...

Either that or he got his fingers stuck in the holes.
07-12-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,266
Posted By genejockey

Alternatively, the $10K carbon bike solves the...

Alternatively, the $10K carbon bike solves the significant other problem.
07-08-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By bamboobike4

Erector set fetish.

Erector set fetish.
07-07-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By gaucho777

Roll Up for the Mavic-al Mystery Bike: A Build Thread

A photo first before I lose the TLDR crowd:

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When I was a teenager, my first...
07-05-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By squirtdad

IMHO pretty relevant as many of us put modern...

IMHO pretty relevant as many of us put modern components on vintage frames for best of both worlds as an example my 85 miyata with 5800 105 11 speed

...
07-05-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm personally devastated by this. I was going to...

I'm personally devastated by this. I was going to mount modern 105 on my '72 Torpado. I'm left reeling. Guess I'll stick with the NR down tube shifters and first gen DA brakeset.
07-05-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By Cheseldine

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut. ...

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut.

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07-05-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By schwinnbikebob

Schwinn 1986 Tempo

Picked this up a few weeks back and just finished it up. I was drawn to it by the white pearl color with gray paint scheme.Kinda different. Columbus Tenax, Shimano Light Action, nothing high end but...
07-01-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,057
Posted By droppedandlost

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07-01-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By dedhed

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage
06-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,881
Posted By curbtender

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06-25-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By Soody

Beautiful bike. I like to just trim a wine cork...

Beautiful bike. I like to just trim a wine cork for missing stem caps

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06-25-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By squirtdad

welcome to the team miyata world. I have an 84...

welcome to the team miyata world. I have an 84 and and 85

this link may be helpful https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/1981%20Miyata%20Catalog.pdf

I think you need to...
06-25-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By tmnguuyen

Miyata Team - Needs work, advise welcome.

Hello BF CV guys and gals,

I just picked up this 1981 Miyata Team in my size (51cm) The frame is decent with scratches but no rust. It is fairly complete. Please see photos. 3 things are are...
06-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By oneclick

1974 Torpado mixte

Just arrived - a frame, fork, wheels, and brakes. This was one of those deals where shipping was more then the bike.

I know it's a 1974:
...
06-17-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By zandoval

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06-17-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,400
Posted By squirtdad

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05-31-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By BTinNYC

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1989 Centurion Prestige back in hill fighting mode thanks to scarlson 's...
05-15-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,229
Posted By Andy_K

A Visit to the Atelier

Spring isn't going down without a fight here in Oregon. gugie and I were hoping to get a ride in today, but we had a backup plan of beer and bike butchery. Looking at the morning weather forecast, we...
05-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By ascherer

2 tall guys and a bike

I met up with jonwvara today to collect his PX-10. Itís always a pleasure to meet a C&V forumite in real life! Itís too bad we had to scurry on to our respective activities, I suspect we could have...
05-08-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 62,907
Posted By OldsCOOL

On the 9th season and still loving this ride....

On the 9th season and still loving this ride. When you find a perfect fit to your riding style, body type, nothing else can compare. Looking forward to blazing up the fog line.

...
04-27-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By scarlson

Thanks! Yeah, we discussed dressing it up...

Thanks!

Yeah, we discussed dressing it up with a couple more passes, but decided it wasn't necessary! Time better spent having a drink and a chat. :)

I have done a fully dressed-up/invisible...
04-25-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By gugie

Red Clover will be well represented at Eroica....

Red Clover will be well represented at Eroica. Finally built up my Raleigh International for the assault up Cypress.
...
04-25-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 958
Posted By bikingshearer

What Gugie said ^^^. And while I'm at it,...

What Gugie said ^^^.

And while I'm at it, I'll take the opportunity to give a big shout out to Jon and Red Clover. Great products, great person behind them. He made a mistake on my order and...
04-22-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,044
Posted By BocaJr

Quicksilver movie poster still up!

Kevin Bacon reacts to ad still on display. Can't believe it's still posted.

Kevin Bacon Hilariously Reacts to His 1986 Ad Still on Display in N.Y.C. Subway Station: 'WTF!' (yahoo.com)...
04-20-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,479
Posted By squirtdad

this is a problem IMHO in that form follows...

this is a problem IMHO in that form follows function and the function for mountain biking is hugely different than for road bikes. Flat bars are an example Tubeless is another example, for all...
04-18-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,999
Posted By Prowler

As usual, my trip to the Cape included other...

As usual, my trip to the Cape included other stops and rides. Thursday morning I drove to Plainville, CT and rode the Farmington Heritage trail. That trail now has a parking lot at the southern end,...
04-17-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,999
Posted By jimmuller

We did it all yesterday! All 22 miles Dennis to...

We did it all yesterday! All 22 miles Dennis to Wellfleet, then all 22 back again! it was a great trip

Just to to prove that it actually happened, here are some pics.

At the start. L to R: Jim...
04-15-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,481
Posted By jdawginsc

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for...

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for you to take some piece of crap.
03-25-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By norskagent

I put a set of the RH double (not 9-12 speed)...

I put a set of the RH double (not 9-12 speed) cranks on my Mclean and really like them. Yes they are $ but I expect they will last forever assuming chainrings will still be available. The bike...
03-25-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,522
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Got confirmation last night that there is a...

Got confirmation last night that there is a jersey in work for me.
03-24-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 689
Posted By squirtdad

not wanting to spill all the details until it is...

not wanting to spill all the details until it is done, but have my name on a builder list. So classic steel, with rim brakes and room for biggish tires, been stashing parts as budget allows, ...
03-24-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,522
Posted By Spellscape

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03-21-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,218
Posted By 52telecaster

This is crazy I know, but I really like it!

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With bag
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03-18-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,522
Posted By Spellscape

Lightbulb Individually tailored vintage bike clothes from Ukraine

Hi all.
Iím and my wife are owners of small family tailor shop in Ukraine, Vinnitsa. Before current events we usually sew tailor made clothes for all (from dresses to swim suites). Because Iím...
03-05-22, 03:30 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,883
Posted By SurferRosa

It takes me that long just to cable it up and...

It takes me that long just to cable it up and tape the bars.

Sometimes, it feels like it takes that long just to get the brake levers in the right place.
02-25-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,762
Posted By scarlson

Oh man. But I've worked for the government. ...

Oh man. But I've worked for the government.

And Harvard.;) Where do you think people running Corporate America get trained?

It's not that I've never seen it. I'm just unable to understand it....
02-22-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,762
Posted By BFisher

Almost spit my soup out! You win the thread.

Almost spit my soup out!
You win the thread.
02-16-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,125
Views: 548,194
Posted By mountaindave

In a pinch, you can route a short section of...

In a pinch, you can route a short section of housing under the BB from the cable stop (or bypass the stop completely), just terminate it as it heads up toward the FD. Friction and cable tension will...
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