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05-27-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 100
Posted By nlerner

I pulled this fork off of a wrecked curbside...

I pulled this fork off of a wrecked curbside Moto. Steerer measures 160mm from crown to top, but there's plenty of threading for it to work with a smaller frame and be trimmed a bit. Chrome is fairly...
05-24-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Manny66

Cinelli / Windsor side by side photos

Heres a few shots I took of a Cinelli and a Windsor (mine) at one of the Rose Bowl Vintage rides last summer. Both bikes were at different stages of age and use so the photos are mainly for...
05-23-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By Vonruden

Iíll take any in the 60-62 cm range :)

Iíll take any in the 60-62 cm range :)
05-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 967
Posted By branko_76

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05-20-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 428
Posted By tyrion

Don't forget the murder hornets! ...

Don't forget the murder hornets!

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05-20-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,773
Posted By gearbasher

This only means there will be thousands of bikes...

This only means there will be thousands of bikes on Craig's list when this is over.
Forum: Touring
05-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 473
Posted By robow

Almost never a problem, chain rings don't know...

Almost never a problem, chain rings don't know what "speed" they are (within limitations of course). For what little it's worth, my own personal touring bike is set up with a 10 speed chain indexed...
05-19-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,465
Posted By ZHVelo

Yup, everyone just needs to take...

Yup, everyone just needs to take hydroxychloroquine then no one can get covid19 anymore.
05-18-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By The Thin Man

The Long Wait, as told by Paul Sadoff of Rock Lobster

Rock Lobster isn't one that shows up here much due to the vintage steel models being mostly mountain rigs. Although, I believe a handful of road frames do exist. Regardless, Paul Sadoff, the...
05-18-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By wgscott

I think the company is legit. The problem resides...

I think the company is legit. The problem resides with the lack of any ethical standards in this government.

mRNA vaccines are a very promising technology.
05-18-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By gregf83

I'm getting a little skeptical of these early...

I'm getting a little skeptical of these early press releases which I suspect are aimed primarily at investors. We saw similarly encouraging press releases from Oxford's Jenner institute. Subsequent...
05-17-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Piff

I'm going to pretend I didn't see this thread so...

I'm going to pretend I didn't see this thread so I can sleep easy tonight.

:crash:​​​​​
05-16-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 432
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata history

Koga-Miyata was founded in 1974 by Andries Gaastra, son of the founder of Batavus (https://www.batavus.nl/). While studying in Germany he met his wife and he came back to work for his father at...
05-15-20, 09:39 PM
05-13-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 757
Posted By mstateglfr

Paint I was going to have them use...

Paint



I was going to have them use some spray.bike paint and make it a full DIY, but ended up doing a combo of well don’t and DIY. I took it to a local business which for $125- bought the...
05-12-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 908
Posted By polymorphself

Update on the Tsunoda found in my uncle's garage, lots of photos and questions!

I made a post few months ago inquiring about two bicycles my aunt found in my uncles attic after his passing. One was an Atala and the other turned out to be a Tsunoda. It was hard to tell too much...
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Hobbiano

I once bought a Trek 760 with rust around the...

I once bought a Trek 760 with rust around the cable guides. It was pretty cheap, but wire brushing and scraping the rust revealed that it was rusted all the way through the top tube in several...
05-11-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By badger_biker

1974 Motobecane le Champion - 55cm

I need to start reducing my stable and am sadly parting with my 1975 Motobecane le Champion. I’ve had it for about 10 years and 850 miles and it looks to have very few miles before I owned it. Very...
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By nesteel

Even having just the top tube repainted will put...

Even having just the top tube repainted will put you upside down, value wise, on this. Not much original left on it either. Hope it's REAL cheap. Unless you plan on keeping it for yourself, the price...
05-11-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,029
Posted By cycleheimer

I ride the hoods on my '78 Moto GTs. I grab the...

I ride the hoods on my '78 Moto GTs. I grab the extension levers from the bottom, and they work fine. The wheels on my bikes are trued to perfection, the brakes are properly adjusted, the lever...
05-11-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 29,029
Posted By T-Mar

The safety levers on Sekine work much better than...

The safety levers on Sekine work much better than those on many other marques. The reason for this was that the brake levers were factory installed using jigs to ensure the optimum position for...
05-10-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By 79pmooney

Have you raced before? And are you talking about...

Have you raced before? And are you talking about mass start racing, not time trialing? If you have never been in a race, it is a whole new game. Faster, harder, and closer/tighter than anything...
05-10-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 352
Posted By ThermionicScott

I have a couple of bikes with that weird...

I have a couple of bikes with that weird English-threaded 70mm bottom bracket shell. A 68mm cartridge bottom bracket can be used as long as the left-side cup doesn't have a lip/ledge on it. That lets...
05-08-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By Cyclopast

Thanks you sir ! I'm Ernest from Cyclopast. I'm...

Thanks you sir ! I'm Ernest from Cyclopast. I'm glad you liked our magazine.
We are actually located in France, we are French. But we spend a lot of time in Asia especially Taiwan, Singapore, and...
05-06-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,048
Posted By bikebikebike

WE ARE GONNA ALL NEED MASKS UNTIL THIS IS OVER. ...

WE ARE GONNA ALL NEED MASKS UNTIL THIS IS OVER. THIS IS FOR THEM not you!
https://www.wired.com/story/are-running-or-cŚÁycling-actually-risks-for-spreading-covid-19/
There IS data to...
05-06-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By USAZorro

Was what I came into the thread looking to...

Was what I came into the thread looking to promote. The frame is magically plush, and the geometry is very versatile.

More porn:

...
05-06-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,106
Posted By livedarklions

My area has too many "rebels" who think they're...

My area has too many "rebels" who think they're making some sort of statement by going the wrong way down the aisles. I'm gloved and masked in there, and it's not virtue signalling. Some people...
05-06-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By natterberry

Ok. But Miyata bikes were made by the Miyata...

Ok. But Miyata bikes were made by the Miyata factory. Feel free to lump Univega into the previous list.
05-06-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,388
Posted By natterberry

Im fairly certain Miyata was their own shop.

Im fairly certain Miyata was their own shop.
05-05-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By letenn

I have a 56cm/58cm Team Fuji Frame. Should fit...

I have a 56cm/58cm Team Fuji Frame. Should fit you fine. I tried to sell it on here, but got no takers. If you want it you can have it. I don't have anymore space for bikes. I'm keeping the...
05-02-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By dcsteve

Good grief, somebody please buy this before I do...

Good grief, somebody please buy this before I do :)
05-02-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,878
Posted By USAZorro

Initially, it was a hand-me-down, red 20" Schwinn...

Initially, it was a hand-me-down, red 20" Schwinn that was probably from around 1961. Nothing fancy about it at all, but even then, I knew I loved riding. About 12 years later, it was a 1978 Raleigh...
04-30-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By nlerner

I can imagine a whole series of threads for rides...

I can imagine a whole series of threads for rides we're not doing and the bikes we're not doing them on.
04-30-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By Bianchigirll

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04-29-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,594
Posted By Happy Feet

Bad part about the internet is random people...

Bad part about the internet is random people substitute opinion for fact.

Having a problem adjusting cantilevers - cantilevers must be bad.

Also. Guy comes in talking about adjusting...
Forum: Touring
04-29-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,631
Posted By Edward1066

As an avid touring cyclist,cantilever brakes...

As an avid touring cyclist,cantilever brakes worked just fine for me(275lbs) and a fully loaded Surly Long Haul Trucker. Even in the rain, properly set up, rim brakes will do the job hassle free. I...
04-29-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By verktyg

Brent, I put this Flicker Album together one...

Brent,

I put this Flicker Album together one night back in 2011 while I was building up a SS beater. Click on the pictures and scroll down to read my commentaries. Need to update it but haven't...
04-27-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 284
Posted By jeirvine

I have a 26.4 and a 26.8, both with the small...

I have a 26.4 and a 26.8, both with the small lettering. Buy them both and average them? :)
04-27-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By Phil_gretz

bikemig is referring to the Kool Stop Tire Bead...

bikemig is referring to the Kool Stop Tire Bead Jack, which makes quick work of mounting the most difficult tire beads.

...
04-26-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By wgscott

It is a cut and paste from an advertisement or...

It is a cut and paste from an advertisement or evangelical social media posting. (Or maybe one of those emails we get from BikeForums.)

Why (for example) did they post a link to the wikipedia...
04-26-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Barrettscv

This is a superb frame. The ride, handling and...

This is a superb frame. The ride, handling and responsiveness is in a league of its own;

...
04-26-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By livedarklions

BS alert! BS alert! Whoot whoot! Please...

BS alert! BS alert! Whoot whoot!

Please inform Dr. Fauci of your incredible research on this subject.

Seriously, it's an over-reaction by the immune system that is killing a lot of people. ...
04-26-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,242
Posted By Bianchigirll

Just A Small-town Move... Living In A Bike Filled World

What a week! After 6+/- hours of sleep I am still exhausted and stiff. Morticia and I have been moving most of the last two weeks after work and yesterday was the day to move the big stuff. Storage...
04-26-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By Trevtassie

Some people recover without even knowing they've...

Some people recover without even knowing they've had it...
04-26-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By gregf83

I know some have managed to recover with limited...

I know some have managed to recover with limited symptoms simply by wearing red wool sweaters.
04-25-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By CycleryNorth81

I am a big fan of intermittent fasting. However,...

I am a big fan of intermittent fasting. However, if you are experiencing adverse symptoms you should seek medical assistance.
04-25-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 2,658
Posted By wgscott

I avoided it entirely by purchasing a 12 year...

I avoided it entirely by purchasing a 12 year stockpile of two-ply lavoratory tissues.
04-25-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,111
Posted By 3alarmer

"No evidence" that recovered COVID-19 patients...

"No evidence" that recovered COVID-19 patients cannot be reinfected: WHO...
04-25-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 633
Posted By jonwvara

Successful 27" to 700c caliper brake conversion

In preparing to convert my 1981 Miyata 1000 from 27" to 700c wheels, I read through a number of threads on the subject here. There were quite a few suggestions for cantilever brake calipers with...
Forum: Touring
04-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By Tourist in MSN

A lot of people (including myself) find that...

A lot of people (including myself) find that braking performance is improved with Koolstop Salmon color pads. Some people also use a Koolstop pad that is part Salmon and part something else. Pads...
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