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09-19-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 552,754
Posted By seanrooney

Finally have enough posts to post a pic. Here's...

Finally have enough posts to post a pic. Here's my 1985 Univega Gran Rally. Father was the original buyer, I cleaned the bike up in 2021 and it's been a great casual rider (commuting <5mi, longer...
09-17-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,469
Posted By obrentharris

I understand the curiosity about where our hobby...

I understand the curiosity about where our hobby is going. I don't understand the hand wringing.

In 20 years or so I will be dead. Whether someone after me loves my 1957 Carlton or my 1961...
09-09-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 919
Posted By Bad Lag

Get gloves. There's reason so many cyclists use...

Get gloves. There's reason so many cyclists use them. It is not an affectation, they carry the padding you need because you are supporting your torso's weight on your hands.

I have always found...
09-08-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,920
Posted By Murray Missile

1.5 miles on the Takara! :ride: Had a mild...

1.5 miles on the Takara! :ride: Had a mild headwind and a couple small hills in the route for good measure. Me getting on and off it must have been quite the spectacle, hope nobody I know was driving...
08-21-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8,123
Views: 2,782,810
Posted By jolly_codger

Longest duration winter project ever; of course...

Longest duration winter project ever; of course was wayyyyyyyyyyyy over budget. Oh well, it rides great!...
08-20-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,341
Posted By velomateo

Wanted to post up a few pics and wrap up the...

Wanted to post up a few pics and wrap up the build on the 970, since this thread has been dormant for a while. Originally when I started the build I installed the SunTour Superbe cranks and...
07-20-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,055
Posted By P!N20

https://i.imgur.com/V5LROnu.png

https://i.imgur.com/V5LROnu.png
06-18-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,433
Posted By malcala622

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06-17-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,433
Posted By bamboobike4

Thousand word thread, no text:

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06-14-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 861
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...
06-12-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,302
Posted By Jimbo1983

I somewhat agree that having specific categories...

I somewhat agree that having specific categories makes this place what it is, but there's specific and too specific. But we could argue our lifetimes away over what constitutes Classic and Vintage...
06-05-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 725
Posted By JacobLee

Everybody's doing it... ...

Everybody's doing it...

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05-02-22, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By Drillium Dude

I second that: ...

I second that:

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DD
04-21-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By randyjawa

I have run into this a few times. Not sure if my...

I have run into this a few times. Not sure if my advice is good in all cases I clean them with Dawn dish soap, dry them with a towel and thenI just use them. The feel does get better in a short...
03-23-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By jjhabbs

Bike Garage update video

Hey guys,
Just posting this vid here because i know some of you guys are watching them. Thanks so much

JJ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugHO-QWFe6E&t=3s
03-20-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By City Guy

Hi All, Thank you all very much for the...

Hi All,

Thank you all very much for the insight and advice. I decided to go all in on this one, Wen to hardware store and bought an easy-out bit, and a couple of new crank bolts. And the whole...
08-22-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 923
Posted By tiger1964

Looks sharp. I hope he does not get a flat.

Looks sharp. I hope he does not get a flat.
07-18-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By Dfrost

The “Q” stamping indicate those that are part of...

The “Q” stamping indicate those that are part of the original cassette. The finish that looks common to all of them suggests that they are the original set. You’ll find that one in the table within...
06-13-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By texaspandj

MY '85 Ironman has 8 speed Campy and my '88...

MY '85 Ironman has 8 speed Campy and my '88 Ironman has 8 speed Dura Ace. The campy is good but clunky compared to the Dura Ace.
Also my 7402 Dura Ace RD shifts the 28 just fine.
06-13-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,593
Posted By dddd

You could try it with the same length chain to...

You could try it with the same length chain to gain a little bit of clearance, then adjust the axle in the dropouts.

Some folks use a longer b-tension screw, or better yet LocTite a M4 dome-head...
06-12-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,883
Posted By Bad Lag

It's a hobby not a business. It's exercise...

It's a hobby not a business.

It's exercise not finance.

Your physical and mental health are both improved by cycling.

You are worth it. Invest your time and RIDE!
04-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,256
Posted By Reynolds

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the...

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the concrete on it.
04-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,256
Posted By tyler_fred

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build,...

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build, but then I remembered the spiraling is supposed to be on the inside..
04-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,256
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn Varsity prototype.

Schwinn Varsity prototype.
04-09-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,256
Posted By P!N20

Columbus REO never really took off.

Columbus REO never really took off.
03-13-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Pompiere

I'd worked on so many low end bikes that didn't...

I'd worked on so many low end bikes that didn't have a dust sleeve, that when I finally got a bike that did have one, I forgot to put it back in during re-assembly. I wasn't about to take them back...
03-10-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,744
Posted By jackbombay

I would use a dremmel and tiny grinding wheel to...

I would use a dremmel and tiny grinding wheel to make sure I had bare metal on both sides, I would probably go with JB Weld myself to stick them back on there.
01-09-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By canyoneagle

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape,...

From the picture it looks like Benotto tape, which does not have adhesive, but can be brittle. Worth a try. Benotto tape retains the shape of the original installation, so (in theory) can be...
01-09-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By steelbikeguy

personally, I wouldn't use a stem with a slot...

personally, I wouldn't use a stem with a slot like that.
Who knows how safe it may or may not be, but if I die doing something stupid, it had better be for a more worthwhile cause.

As far as...
01-01-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By jjhabbs

Small Snapshot of 1983

I worked at Action Cyclery from 82 to 89. I managed the store starting in 1984. This is a picture of me in 83 right after going to Schwinn SErvice school. Notice how shiny the spokes are on the...
12-30-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 75,758
Posted By Kabuki12

Probably not a good plan at this time. Maybe in a...

Probably not a good plan at this time. Maybe in a few months.
12-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,302
Posted By jonwvara

Orthodoxy Part 2

I'm sure that many longtime members of this forum were disturbed to learn of a possible misinterpretation of the serial numbering of Centurion brand bicycles. This in itself is bad enough, but it...
05-07-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,462
Views: 176,820
Posted By droppedandlost

You're gonna need a lower gear

You're gonna need a lower gear
02-10-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,118
Posted By martl

i've shown these a few times i believe, but yeeha...

i've shown these a few times i believe, but yeeha here we go :)

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/img/photos/2/0/9/0/_/medium/f8b5_12.JPG?0 (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/11507)...
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