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07-05-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 513
Posted By dweenk

When you think about it, rim brakes are disk...

When you think about it, rim brakes are disk brakes, just out at the edge of the wheel. Rim is rotor. Caliper is caliper.
Old school is not as cool, a lot cheaper & easier to work on, and old school...
07-04-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,186
Posted By gugie

A few years ago, seeing Matt's Alex Singer (in my...

A few years ago, seeing Matt's Alex Singer (in my size!) I told him if he ever thought of selling it to let me know. At last year's Cino Matt loaned it to Soup_Please as inducement to fly up from...
07-04-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,186
Posted By northbend

Looks like you just announced it, Hugh.. I...

Looks like you just announced it, Hugh..
I dropped it off on the way back from our ride on McKenzie Pass a while ago. No souls were exchanged, nlerner ......
07-03-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,186
Posted By 52telecaster

Had a great time on the ride and whomever bought...

Had a great time on the ride and whomever bought the beer rocks....
07-03-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 252
Posted By davester

I don't know for sure on the Triomphe, but for...

I don't know for sure on the Triomphe, but for the Super Record and Nuovo Record on which it is based you would remove the cage and then move the end of the spring inside the lower pivot to one of...
07-02-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 530
Posted By Alleytom

My wife is amazing!!!

So I get a text from my wife yesterday:
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My Answer:...
07-01-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By jonathanf2

I like the Mulekick/Whipshot frame. I wish BD...

I like the Mulekick/Whipshot frame. I wish BD would sell that frame without the wheels since I already have too many wheelsets laying around!
06-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced...

Keep in mind that if you are having it serviced by your LBS, they will probably want to simply bin your freewheel. If you are running the Accu Shift RD on index shifting, there's no modern freewheel...
06-25-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 712
Posted By gugie

See folks, if you bike and swim, you'll be strong...

See folks, if you bike and swim, you'll be strong enough to be like Mike.

I always chuck my freewheel tool in a vise and use a quick release to keep it from popping off the freewheel, especially...
06-24-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By randyjawa

Good Neighbor...

Yesterday, I was hanging at my beach with a couple of grand kids and great grandkids......
06-23-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 815
Posted By Tiny_Valkyrie

I agree, I plan to ride it once I have it all...

I agree, I plan to ride it once I have it all restored and functioning properly again. I like the double top tube on the Record Ace as it is a little more unique, IMO. I understand they are bother...
06-21-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By 52telecaster

Got the seatpost out baby!!!!!

Got the seatpost out baby!!!!!
06-20-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By randyjawa

1958 Rabeneick 120d - Top of the Line German Steed...

As I get older and more worn out, I feel the need to pass some of my bikes on to people who can appreciate them more that I. Simply put, I cannot push the gearing on the Rabeneick and have decided to...
06-18-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,260
Posted By uncle uncle

Those are a secondary (aka safety) measure to...

Those are a secondary (aka safety) measure to keep the wheel within the fork if you forget (or don't quite tighten) the quick release.
06-17-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 29,880
Posted By MarkusT

1996 Marin Pt Reyes

In original condition, other than the saddle..
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06-16-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By motochick

Every bike I own has a story, this particular one is quite special....

Every bike I own has a story, some are short and simple, some are not. This story starts 21 yrs ago when we moved to a small town in Northern AZ and I saw this bike for the very first time sitting on...
06-15-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 721
Posted By Andy_K

C'est fini! -- PX-10 content

After many trials and travails, I think I have finally finished my Peugeot PX-10 Super Deluxe build. Sort of. There are still a few details to be worked out. The headset is loose. The seatpost binder...
06-15-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By SurferRosa

Continentals might work, but would look...

Continentals might work, but would look inappropriate.

Use the Dura or Dura2 with the holders.
06-14-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 783
Posted By sthurman

Final update, Thanks Joey!

So I got lucky and Krakhaus sold me the blue fork as it was a perfect match (except the color). Thanks Joey! I'm going to give an overview of the whole thing in case anybody finds my adventure...
06-09-22, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 822
Posted By obrentharris

Some Things Remain the Same

Today I rode 70 hilly miles on some of my favorite roads to mark my 70th birthday. On a long ride like this I have plenty of time to think. In the 57 years since my first long bike ride there have...
06-08-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,293
Posted By casanewt

She cleaned up pretty nicely... ...

She cleaned up pretty nicely...



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06-07-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 367,293
Posted By casanewt

Well, I finally snagged a 1988 Black Lightning....

Well, I finally snagged a 1988 Black Lightning. All original and in good condition, but needs a cleanup.
...
06-03-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By noobinsf

The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange (CABE)...

The Classic and Antique Bicycle Exchange (CABE) is another forum to circulate your listing and solicit advice. This is an example of a relevant thread:...
06-01-22, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By bulgie

Haha, "it's hard to imagine that any of the...

Haha, "it's hard to imagine that any of the riders chafe against this mandate". Well, imagine it!

Ken Carpenter (5-time national champ, two-time Olympian) was riding three steel frames I built for...
05-29-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By Bianchi84

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05-29-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 828
Posted By rustystrings61

Thursday night I decided it was time to share The...

Thursday night I decided it was time to share The Holy Grail with my 13-year-old daughter. She thought the coconuts bit was hysterical.

Words fail to convey how funny she thought this was. ...
05-24-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By Andy_K

The Continuing Story of the Bungled PX-10

I've talked about my recently acquired PX-10 in several threads already. Most recently, I showed gugie's repair of the derailleur hanger in this thread...
05-23-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By Korina

You could always buy the saddle and build a bike...

You could always buy the saddle and build a bike around it. It's been done. :)
05-23-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 688
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: Gios Torino Super Record

Finished this one just today - a pretty nice 1982-ish Gios Super Record. This is the model with the coins in the fork crown, and I think it's the final iteration of that model, with the only...
05-20-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) Georgena Terry

From Bicycle Guide, Apr 1986.
...
05-20-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: 1975 Schwinn Paramount P10-9

Well here's another build - I recently acquired a '75 Paramount, in Opaque Red. As it came to me, it was a little bit of a mess, with a few misses on the original parts, but with a few really cool...
05-19-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

https://youtu.be/lsuvEENrK44
05-17-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,466
Posted By CriticalThought

Delta Brake Bits

Thanks all.

repechage All is not lost when it comes to the brake pads (both figuratively and literally!). As I was heading off the seller tossed me a ziplock bag and a couple of pedals!

Turns...
05-12-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19,078
Views: 2,370,917
Posted By MCHunt

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05-12-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19,078
Views: 2,370,917
Posted By botty kayer

Out on the Team Panasonic Merckx today. ...

Out on the Team Panasonic Merckx today.
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Dog encounters when cycling can be cause...
05-06-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 739
Posted By treebound

I found a set of 27” wheels that were still...

I found a set of 27” wheels that were still stashed in the garage rafters, complete with corded liners (which I will replace). I just hope I can get the freewheel off, or maybe just run it for...
04-27-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,111
Posted By non-fixie

Just picked up this machine as a birthday present...

Just picked up this machine as a birthday present for mrs non-fixie. Made by Ko Zieleman, the late Amsterdam frame builder, with Columbus tubing. AFIK he built no more than a handful of these, for...
04-26-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 959
Posted By BTinNYC

Doctor, you promised!!!

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Can the broken Centurion be revived?...
04-25-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 69,792
Views: 11,354,243
Posted By WGB

I've had my hands on two Terry's. Both were...

I've had my hands on two Terry's. Both were conventional design models but if they were anything to go by, the workmanship was excellent, paint was well above average for longevity and parts were a...
04-25-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By 52telecaster

The tricks I learn from this forum.

Headlight mount!
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04-25-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,290
Posted By top506

And after simmering all winter it's on the road: ...

And after simmering all winter it's on the road:


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04-25-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,590
Posted By cb400bill

A little more updating. Bought set of new...

A little more updating. Bought set of new original wheels, and changed the bar tape and cages. I also added a set of Tange fork stickers.

...
04-23-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By Kilroy1988

My First Ride on a Mercian - 1979 Campionissimo

Hello folks,

I know this one won't resonate with the crowd like some of my other builds but I'm personally very excited to finally have my '79 Mercian Campionissimo on the road for the first time...
04-22-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,318
Posted By Sactown_Albert

77 UO18c Peugeot

Thought the black fenders fit the vibe of the bike well....
04-21-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,005
Posted By 52telecaster

I will disassemble and clean it as well as...

I will disassemble and clean it as well as treating the spots of rust shortly. I'm just trying to figure out what I want to do with it.
04-21-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,005
Posted By 52telecaster

Rode to my son's house and this bike is...

Rode to my son's house and this bike is outstanding. I'm going to attempt to mount a front rack. Hopefully it's not a crazy idea. The nr rear mech with Soma long cage works fairly well and I just...
04-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 361,955
Posted By T-Mar

A clowder of catwomen with bicycles: ...

A clowder of catwomen with bicycles:


Julie Newmar, Batman (1966-1967)
...
04-19-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,838
Posted By Wildwood

Greg won a TdF stage on a CarbonFrames bike build...

Greg won a TdF stage on a CarbonFrames bike build by Craig Calfee. (maybe more than 1?, IDK).

I was never an insider at Calfee and cannot offer a reference for LeMond business agreement.
1. I...
04-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 330
Posted By shoota

Even if they work I don't think you'll like the...

Even if they work I don't think you'll like the performance. 11s especially, the chain is narrow and likely won't glide across the big gaps between the rings very well.
04-17-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,162
Views: 583,680
Posted By Dylansbob

It seems whenever I'm really stressed, I make...

It seems whenever I'm really stressed, I make lowball offers to susceptible cool bikes on the local sites. My problem tavern on the block had a couple fights, a car crash, and a shooting that...
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