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05-01-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7,092
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Posted By Andy_K

A couple of shiny Campy Record hubs were waiting...

A couple of shiny Campy Record hubs were waiting on my front porch yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51151839943_0f50d2c6a1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kW7xUT)

Now I just need some...
04-24-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,609
Posted By cudak888

We all know the correct answer is $3.50. ...

We all know the correct answer is $3.50.

-Kurt
04-24-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 853,041
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Cannondale '85

Just finished rebuilding this one. Miraculously the Huret Dunapar works with Shimano indexing barends. I had planned to use a xt for the indexing but it wasn't needed....
04-22-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,520
Posted By noglider

I'm glad Christophe toe clips are still made! I'm...

I'm glad Christophe toe clips are still made! I'm sad leather toe straps are hard to find. I find that nylon straps are crappy. They become abraded quickly, and they're too floppy.
04-22-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,520
Posted By Dylansbob

Saw some wider sizes of Nittos bars start popping...

Saw some wider sizes of Nittos bars start popping up on ebay. Looked around and saw some places were listing them as sold out until 1-22, so I jumped on one of the last 44cm at a reasonable price....
04-21-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,719
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Thank you!! I see that you are one of the...

Thank you!! I see that you are one of the originals with the red star!! Thank you for your continued support! This place has really grown and with different cultures from different countries (we...
04-20-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Splendidtutiona

I did a bit of a wacky write-up on mine here...

I did a bit of a wacky write-up on mine here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1218844-1973-raleigh-competition-build-restoration.html). I used to Spray.bike product and velocals and did a...
04-20-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Kabuki12

Glad to see this classic in good hands. If it is...

Glad to see this classic in good hands. If it is anything like my 1977 GS you will enjoy it. Of course you already know if you had a ‘78. I rode mine Saturday and always a good ride. I look forward...
04-19-21, 11:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Bad Lag

I just squirt the spray into the cap to collect...

I just squirt the spray into the cap to collect some liquid, then use a brush to do the touch ups.
04-19-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By Andy_K

As gugie mentioned, I had very good luck matching...

As gugie mentioned, I had very good luck matching the paint on my black 1969 Competition.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50033976867_6e0b0d0f01_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jekdaz)
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04-19-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By bikemig

Fun thread. I have one of the worlds ugliest...

Fun thread. I have one of the worlds ugliest Raleigh Competitions. Maybe this thread will get me motivated to fix it up!
04-19-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By niliraga

looks like the 24" and yes, just the right size! ...

looks like the 24" and yes, just the right size! very keen to see how this comes along, since my poor '73 came with (and still has) similar rust bubbles.
04-19-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 779
Posted By curbtender

Looks 100 percent better already.

Looks 100 percent better already.
03-14-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Ronsonic

Beg to differ, but parallelism of the stem and...

Beg to differ, but parallelism of the stem and top tube must be maintained. Otherwise it would be ... incorrect.
03-13-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 3,166,416
Posted By JacobLee

I donít usually pull things out of the metal pile...

I donít usually pull things out of the metal pile at the dump because I donít like getting yelled at, but I figured it was worth the risk for a Nitto Bullmoose bar.
...
02-26-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By clubman

fify Neal was neither Freak nor Geek. He was the...

fify Neal was neither Freak nor Geek. He was the Insurrectionist. (too soon?)
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01-01-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,752
Posted By jjhabbs

I hear you guys. However at the end of the day I...

I hear you guys. However at the end of the day I got a Mercian Vincitore in great condition. Its going to be an awesome build.!

JJ
12-31-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By Dws77

Nice job, looks great! Put some miles on and let...

Nice job, looks great! Put some miles on and let us know how it goes.
12-31-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By TugaDude

Looking good!

Looking good!
12-29-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,652
Posted By majmt

Not being able to find/fix some small but...

Not being able to find/fix some small but annoying click, tap, tick, or squeak etc that starts from wherever itís not supposed to be coming from somewhere on your bike in the middle of a ride and it...
12-28-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,416
Posted By veganbikes

Good to see some of the C&V folks coming over to...

Good to see some of the C&V folks coming over to the Single Speed and Fixed Gear side of things. You will have fun!
12-28-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4,324
Views: 406,892
Posted By Goosecheck

Bike bag

Made a frame bag for Christmas for my brother-in-lawís bike (Surly Midnight Trucker)....
12-24-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By nlerner

If the question is, Is the pandemic causing...

If the question is, Is the pandemic causing fleabag eBay sellers to be even more fleabag? The answer is yes.
12-21-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,374
Posted By rhm

Nice! Ride it fixed! you'll love it, i...

Nice!

Ride it fixed! you'll love it, i promise.
12-21-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,374
Posted By morri869

Nice catch! I have long had an affinity for...

Nice catch!

I have long had an affinity for Lotus bikes. Something about their design aesthetic appeals to me I guess. And that headbadge/logo. So cool!
12-21-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,374
Posted By abshipp

Sweet! Track bikes are neat. Looks like...

Sweet!

Track bikes are neat. Looks like yours has fairly generous tire clearance. And front and rear brakes!

Some advice I've seen on here before - the first time you ride it, set up your...
12-15-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,049
Posted By SurferRosa

Ciffsnotes version: OP is asking where he can buy...

Ciffsnotes version: OP is asking where he can buy tubes that don't leak for 26x1 3/8" road tires. He recently bought a pair of tubes from two different shops, and all four leak after a day, some up...
12-01-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By wasianamerican

I just did this! Thank you for the idea! I was...

I just did this! Thank you for the idea! I was lucky and with enough WD40 I didn't even have to add the bb cup
11-23-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 215,670
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

An Opus -even on with turkey levers- for only...

An Opus -even on with turkey levers- for only $80!!!
10-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By SurferRosa

The french version of the cop that plays by his...

The french version of the cop that plays by his own rules. He rides a bike, packs a 44, and sneers at crime...
08-15-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,453
Posted By jjames1452

Schwinn Tempo

Schwinn Tempo's.

Super smooth quick ride!!
08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,453
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
06-27-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 3,166,416
Posted By xiaoman1

Love the table..Eames would complement the table...

Love the table..Eames would complement the table or Aalto 65 or Hans Wegner the chair.
Very nice score!!!
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By Nyah

If you already have a rear rack on each of your...

If you already have a rear rack on each of your bicycles, you can move one basket around to any of them. The way I fasten the basket to the rack is to lash it down with velcro wrap-straps, available...
Forum: Commuting
05-21-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By Archwhorides

You are right, in an effort to shorten the...

You are right, in an effort to shorten the "beltstay" dimension for agility on this cycle (AC01) , BMC pulled the wheel/fender right into the seatpost (as they do with their road-bikes).

This move...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-20, 10:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By BobbyG

It's a couple of bungee cords strung through the...

It's a couple of bungee cords strung through the seat frame and around the front of the seatpost, then secured to the rear of the rack.

I have one setup on my two bikes with a rack, So I don't...
05-19-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,200
Posted By RobbieTunes

Very tough team in Cleveland back then. Dirt...

Very tough team in Cleveland back then. Dirt field, plain uniforms, minimal face masks. No one wanted to play in Cleveland. Leroy Kelly was a bit overshadowed by Gayle Sayers to the west. Both were...
05-19-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49018758257_dd54a39537_h.jpg
05-18-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,288
Posted By tyler_fred

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..

Fun build a few years back with a surplus frame..
05-18-20, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By rccardr

It's a work in progress, but looks like it's...

It's a work in progress, but looks like it's taking a long time.
Should be pretty amazing when completed.
05-17-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By scozim

Rare for me - 2 days in a row for rides. ...

Rare for me - 2 days in a row for rides.

Yesterday at the end of my ride before I turn and head west to the house I spot two cyclists ahead of me. Crud - my competitive brain kicked in and I had...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By takozukuri

Bubble wrap is brilliant! I may try same!

Bubble wrap is brilliant! I may try same!
05-17-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

A couple more months of pandemic and theyíll...

A couple more months of pandemic and theyíll convert it to Thunderdome.

northbend and Drillium Dude , I think itís interesting how you guys always stumble across each other on your rides.
Forum: Commuting
05-17-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By DiabloScott

Laptop in a bubble mailer thing in the panniers, ...

Laptop in a bubble mailer thing in the panniers, backpack for my clothes.
...
05-16-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By northbend

I was out riding a loop around the lakes...

I was out riding a loop around the lakes yesterday and ran into the Dude on his Bianchi. That was a nice surprise.
That Bianchi of his is really nice....
05-16-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By djkashuba

Most Sonoma Co. Coastal Parks are closed to car...

Most Sonoma Co. Coastal Parks are closed to car traffic. Had a few miles to myself this morning. Saw a jogger on the way out.

-D

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05-16-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By ascherer

33 miles covered four of five NYC Boroughs....

33 miles covered four of five NYC Boroughs. Started in Manhattan and headed south in Central Park from 100th to 59th, then crosstown over the 59th Street Bridge (and yes I was feelin' groovy) into...
05-15-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17,221
Views: 1,850,872
Posted By tyler_fred

mkeller234, Puhleeeze post this pic to the Late...

mkeller234, Puhleeeze post this pic to the Late 80s Schwinn thread. It's in dire need of a thread bump.
05-15-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By nlerner

Turn off your computer. Ride your bike.

Turn off your computer. Ride your bike.
05-13-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,558
Posted By cycleheimer

For me, it definitely brings back memories of...

For me, it definitely brings back memories of 1974. Although we would think of it as entry-level now, it is set-up in a very nice way for that time period. A nice "bike boom" time capsule. I also...
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