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09-08-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By LittleGinseng

Would you consider a 1979 Gran Sport crank in...

Would you consider a 1979 Gran Sport crank in fine condition? Just a few nicks and scratches 52/42X170X144BCD...
09-08-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By juvela

----- Thanks so much for sharing this...

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Thanks so much for sharing this sighting.

Am sure many readers would gladly provide to Monsieur Bourdel a most welcome home! ;)

He appears he may hail from the mid-to-late 1930's.
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09-07-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By mech986

I’d be very tempted to leave a note on the bike...

I’d be very tempted to leave a note on the bike asking the “owner” to contact me because I’d buy the bike outright for a reasonable sum.
09-03-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 492
Posted By noobinsf

PSA: Soma Supple Vitesse 23mm gumwall $15

Good sale on these. I have a set that I have yet to install in 32mm, so I can't offer an opinion yet, but I hear good things, and this is the cheapest I have seen. Only the 23mm gumwalls are on sale....
08-29-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 791
Posted By nlerner

I stopped using steel levers many years ago after...

I stopped using steel levers many years ago after pinching a few too many tubes. Now I'm all about plastic speedsticks and the like. The only thing I use a steel tire lever for is to tighten a crank...
Forum: BMX
08-25-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Viich

Want to watch me crash?

I'm the guy in blue that was on the right.

https://youtu.be/EK_reLIPwHs
Forum: BMX
08-21-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By Viich

Cool viewpoint race video

Hi! I started racing BMX with my sons a year ago. I took this video of a recent race in the rain - was pretty cool. Traction was tough at the start, both front tire on the gate and rear tire until...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,330
Posted By nesteel

Put it in perspective: $750 is more than halfway...

Put it in perspective: $750 is more than halfway to a very nice vintage Paramount.
Why waste it on a low level Trek, even if it is "new" in the box. BTW, once you pull it out of the box and...
05-18-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By DMC707

Pulled my DeBErnardi out of retirement - and observations

Have been on a long 10 day sabbatical out of town that was very stressful - so when I was sufficiently recovered I wanted to go for a ride, but another ride on my late model wouldn't do --- seems...
05-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,747
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...
05-03-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By 52telecaster

First paycheck from the bike shop...

First paycheck from the bike shop...and the money is cool. For those of you unfamiliar with low to medium end bikes in a modern bike shop, let me just say, I love riding my bike home.

I have to...
04-30-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By merziac

Shouldn't be rocket science, the guy in the video...

Shouldn't be rocket science, the guy in the video seems to have it figured out. The DT clamp should have at least a piece of hose like the BB cradle if not a contoured piece to protect the frame when...
04-30-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By robertj298

I already have the Aldi stand but since this was...

I already have the Aldi stand but since this was free I thought why not. It will make a nice display stand for vintage bikes.
04-29-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Wildwood

i pass this time around. edit: Or should...

i pass this time around.


edit: Or should it be = Fold
04-26-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By rccardr

Easy Off Oven Cleaner is my go-to deanodizer.

Easy Off Oven Cleaner is my go-to deanodizer.
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By TugaDude

Absolute steal at $200. Lovely bike and if fit...

Absolute steal at $200. Lovely bike and if fit fits you, should ride like a champ. As far as SS or not, I have a couple of converted road bikes and they are among my favorites to ride. One is a...
Replies: 59
Views: 2,593
Posted By smeyer1116

I still have my Medici-custom built in 1984 in...

I still have my Medici-custom built in 1984 in Los Angeles. I spec 'd it with Scott SuperBrakes, because I rode a lot of hills then, and the brakes are awesome! So, original equipment on a custom...
04-20-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,467
Views: 113,981
Posted By hazetguy

A few parts arrived in the mail today, so I am...

A few parts arrived in the mail today, so I am doing some test fitting and becoming a little more serious about getting this together soon.
...
04-20-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 78,974
Posted By ramones71

I would like to thank Bikerider007 for a great...

I would like to thank Bikerider007 for a great transaction. Item was carefully wrapped and immediately shipped. Thanks again!
04-18-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By Bianchigirll

If you're replacing the same size rim this is the...

If you're replacing the same size rim this is the best and quickest way.
04-17-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By Velo Mule

That works. Nothing wrong with that. I think...

That works. Nothing wrong with that. I think this is similar to how Seth from "Seth's Bike Hacks" did it. I have loosened all the spokes, taped the two rims together and then moved the spokes to...
04-17-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By sloar

Swapping rims the lazy way

I hate lacing rims, I just needed to swap rims so I could have a matching pair, so I cheated a little.



...
04-16-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By alexihnen

That would really speed up my project. :thumb: ...

That would really speed up my project. :thumb:

This would be for a 1984. I’m mostly resigned to aftermarket suede that I’ll stitch myself.
04-15-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By alexihnen

WTB: Cinelli VIP suede saddle & handlebar w/ 1R stem

Yep - it’s a big ask. There’s a handlebar/stem combo on the bay currently at $300. I’m trying to avoid that if possible. Oh, and it’s for a very worthy project!
...
04-13-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,487
Posted By obrentharris

Backpedaling - Restoring a 1960? Olmo to its Former Glory

I blame it all on the Cino. I've been dreaming about riding the Cino (https://www.cinorider.com/) for a couple years now. It's a long road trip for me, about 1,000 miles each way, so I wanted to...
04-13-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By jdawginsc

Enjoy family time! It's not like we are going...

Enjoy family time! It's not like we are going anywhere!
Forum: BMX
04-12-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By FujiSam

I just built this from an '87 Schwinn mountain...

I just built this from an '87 Schwinn mountain bike for cruising and dirt jumping with my kids. But if I could afford it, I would love to own the Fairdale!
...
04-12-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By xiaoman1

Thanks let me know...we all have other things on...

Thanks let me know...we all have other things on our minds right now...Best, Ben
04-11-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,766
Posted By morri869

Hey I recognize that bike! It's a Shogun 2001...

Hey I recognize that bike! It's a Shogun 2001 touring model right? You don't see too many of them. I have one in a maroon color. Mine has long since been upgraded from the Deore touring group as...
04-01-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,996
Posted By bikemig

Very cool collection and lots of great memories....

Very cool collection and lots of great memories. As you rebuild these bikes, you might want to start an individual thread on each one. That way you document your build and you'll get some ideas from...
04-01-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,996
Posted By 47Ronin

Hi Best start with a fresh faced youngster on...

Hi
Best start with a fresh faced youngster on his bike. Age 17 in his first time trial. It looks like he’s on a Hobbs which sadly isn’t in the collection.

...
03-31-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,996
Posted By 47Ronin

Vintage collection

Hi All
I've come into a collection of my Dad’s bikes as sadly he is no longer able to remain at home.
Whilst in lockdown here in the UK I’ve had them out of the shed looking over what there is...
Replies: 26
Views: 4,565
Posted By SClaraPokeman

I rode a lot in Woodside afterwork in the...

I rode a lot in Woodside afterwork in the eighties. Sometimes fellow riders would point out Tom passing us on Skyline in his truck/van--he was an almost mythical figure. Anyway, I lusted for one of...
03-20-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,582
Posted By delbiker1

Since I have an older bike that is completely...

Since I have an older bike that is completely torn down to bare frame/fork, what is the ruling on using this for the build challenge? I will take pictures of the frame/fork and and the area where...
03-18-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 852
Posted By wrk101

Post a picture of the actual rim. Often, the...

Post a picture of the actual rim. Often, the label will be gone, so I may well have the wheel you are seeking but not know it. Also the era of the bike you are matching.


Realize that some of the...
03-13-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By randyjawa

Forty dollars CND and another fifty for parts...

Forty dollars CND and another fifty for parts made this old Rocky Mountain a great drop bar mountain bike that I love to ride at my cottage. I like the bike so much that I just might take it to...
03-12-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 873
Posted By drpaddle

Lots of Olmos came to San Diego in the late '50s...

Lots of Olmos came to San Diego in the late '50s and early '60s, along with Ideors, Legnanos, and other Italian machines. They were nice frames with Campy tips, Gran Sport derailleurs, Universal...
03-10-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,330
Posted By Hudson308

Yep. ...

Yep.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/0225202207_66a58761157f216bad3574a9aae37204e07cd710.jpg...
03-05-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: February 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

Sorry, I was asleep at the wheel and missed posting the Feb 1970 issue last month. So, here you go. There were no Feb issues in 1980 and 1990, so I'm current with those posts.

Articles presented...
Forum: BMX
03-01-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By DuneRider

New BMX/Fat Bike Edit 2020

Just finished this one up, hope people enjoy it! Filmed in Humboldt County CA, More to come soon : ) PS- Please open it in the YouTube site for full HD resolution!...
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Reynolds 531

price sounds low to me to be honest.

price sounds low to me to be honest.
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By T-Mar

It is a nicely manufactured, high grade frame...

It is a nicely manufactured, high grade frame from the mid-1970s. However, IMO, even in the high priced GTA, with spring around the corner, the price is about twice the value. Front and rear wheels...
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By bikemig

Well the colors appear right for this to be a...

Well the colors appear right for this to be a team bike. I'm skeptical that this is a fake since it's not a very famous bike.

I'm not sure what you mean by the holes where the tubes meet.

I...
02-22-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By Mr. 66

Sannow Eminenza!

I am never ever, ever never am I going back to the coop.... Without my truck.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_5252_f16964d0b68ef4702c4c5ac63b9153fa5524cfa4.jpg...
02-20-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By SJX426

LOL, I just pulled it out of the box last week....

LOL, I just pulled it out of the box last week. It is hanging next to the red Langster. So far so good!

When she notices, my response will be "You got a cat, I get a bike."...
02-19-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By francophile

"Dang, I could get X$ for the drivetrain alone! ...

"Dang, I could get X$ for the drivetrain alone! It's like a free frame, wheels and brakes!"

Hello, N+28
02-19-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,071
Posted By robertj298

Buying Bikes

Does anyone else find a nice vintage bike and tell yourself I can buy this one and sell one of my other ones I have?
It doesn't ever seem to work out that way.:foo:
02-09-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,977
Posted By crank_addict

Follis ~ bicyclette française masochiste

Here we go again and with painful pleasure...

Few venture into this French madness but jeezo, don't blame me all you plastic and carbon riders, I'm just doing my part and keeping another from the...
11-15-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,094
Posted By Djosefin

Hello Bikerider007 Since I haven't heard...

Hello Bikerider007

Since I haven't heard from you, I will share my story here.

I bought this bike with my grandma at 13 years old at a bike shop in a small town in Germany called Calw, after...
Forum: BMX
11-07-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,181
Posted By 3S1M

It has the potential to at least get me started...

It has the potential to at least get me started learning some tricks. But it is not ideal for a serious bmx'er. Stuff will probably break with much use. But it's free. And I don't have the cash...
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