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06-10-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,801
Posted By merziac

It's not, the RR thread was hijacked to the "new"...

It's not, the RR thread was hijacked to the "new" subforum across the galaxy so here we are. ;)
06-02-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,122
Posted By Andy_K

New subforums are fine, but if my threads start...

New subforums are fine, but if my threads start getting moved there because I put indexed shifters on my C&V frames I'm going to be sad.
05-04-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Retro Grouch

I've always done it with the heads of the pulling...

I've always done it with the heads of the pulling spokes facing out. I also lace all of the heads out spokes on both sides first because that's much easier.
04-25-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,413
Posted By styggno1

1956 Crescent VM-racer, mod 201 (pre pepita)

This was a nice weekend!

Met up with a man that during 45 years had stored a bicycle in his dry and dark attic. Now it was for sale and he decided I was the right buyer/caretaker of it.

It is a...
03-23-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By BlueDevil63

FS: early 80s Gios Professional

Early-mid 80s Gios Professional. 54cm square center to center. In excellent original condition. Downtube and seat tube decal panels are a bit yellowed but frame and fork are otherwise near...
03-21-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,092
Posted By scozim

And what seems to be a rare Schwinn Paramount...

And what seems to be a rare Schwinn Paramount adjustable track stem. It needs a good cleaning too
...
02-17-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,892
Posted By niliraga

Implies there's at least 2 folks working there...

Implies there's at least 2 folks working there who aren't qualified to charge you $200 for a wheel build. Methinks 'tis time for a new LBS...
02-05-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,771
Posted By hazetguy

q-tips and old toothbrushes. i keep a lot of them...

q-tips and old toothbrushes. i keep a lot of them around my workspace at all times.
11-09-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 19,359
Posted By Andy_K

As seen in my separate build thread...

As seen in my separate build thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215780-project-quarantine.html), I think this is a 1983 3Rensho-built Allez.
...
11-05-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,005
Posted By obrentharris

I also like these cranks a lot. I have never had...

I also like these cranks a lot. I have never had a problem with them flexing but I only weigh 160 lb. and have the massive sprinting power of three bull hamsters.
I only own the TA version but would...
11-04-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,770
Posted By hazetguy

the twist creates a vortex air flow pattern,...

the twist creates a vortex air flow pattern, decreasing wind resistance (increasing aerodynamic advantage), thereby a significant increase in wattage output is created (when compared to non-twisted...
10-26-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By oneclick

The issue is that when you have a place where the...

The issue is that when you have a place where the distance between the cup race and the cone race is larger than the ball diameter, that ball no longer takes any of the load. That's why a bearing...
10-25-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By Reynolds

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I...

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I did I held the cone on an old axle and turned it on a bench drill. Then I used a Dremel to polish the race on the spinning cone.
09-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,633
Posted By malcala622

Let's keep politics out of here. Instead of...

Let's keep politics out of here. Instead of watching TV I come here to escape it. Let's talk bicycles
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,549
Posted By znomit

I'd pay money to have the ability to hide my...

I'd pay money to have the ability to hide my friends indoor pretend rides. Who want to see those in their feed?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,549
Posted By base2

The truth is Strava has been burning through...

The truth is Strava has been burning through venture capital cash at an alarming rate for a long time. If they can't or don't stop the bleeding, then we won't have Strava at all.

I for one, run...
07-01-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,696
Posted By Andy_K

That blue just screamed "white" at me before I...

That blue just screamed "white" at me before I even read your thoughts. That's the way I'd go. Gold could be cool, but it would need to match the decals. I just can't get my mind to accept yellow...
06-26-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,561
Posted By tgenec86

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a...

Probably ridden by a scrawny dude with a manicured full beard, flannel shirt, skinny jeans and narrow leather fashion boots who smells of latte and watered down craft beer.

Or am I being...
06-25-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,628
Posted By bikemike73

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or...

I would look for and buy a Schwinn Varsity or Continental from the 70s

Virtually unbreakable !!!!!!!!

These are 10 speeds but he can keep it in one gear.

5th gear is a great all around gear....
03-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,658
Posted By SurferRosa

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the...

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the thread where we all decided this very democratically and judiciously, but it may have been permanently removed to protect voter anonymity. Several...
02-05-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,521
Posted By gugie

I've been following and thinking about this, I'm...

I've been following and thinking about this, I'm not sure I'd trust epoxy to hold a cable stop that actuates my brake, especially if the epoxy is on top of some vintage paint of unknown adhesion to...
02-05-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,521
Posted By squirtdad

I would not do that, too big of holes too close...

I would not do that, too big of holes too close to each other. and if you are using for brake cables there is a fair of mount of force, so my conservative self would be skeptical of gluing also.
...
02-05-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,013
Views: 210,204
Posted By 63rickert

I use rims that are 50, 60, 70 years old. Half of...

I use rims that are 50, 60, 70 years old. Half of them came to me free and were badly flatspotted. Or otherwise useless deplorable unredeemable scrap metal. If I tell you how to make rims work...
02-05-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,829
Posted By Gary Fountain

I fully agree rootboy. I can't think of a bicycle...

I fully agree rootboy. I can't think of a bicycle I would appreciate viewing more than a bicycle that has a real history with its owner regardless of it's condition. Money just can't buy that...
01-03-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,673
Posted By Drillium Dude

I wonder when the first bike & weed shop will...

I wonder when the first bike & weed shop will open up. If it ever happens, my money is on Portland breaking ground first :)

DD
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