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11-23-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By T-Mar

Due to the slenderness of the stays,...

Due to the slenderness of the stays, manufacturers cannot take full advantage of the weight savings of CrMo. They would not be stiff enough. This is why manufacturers used lower grade material in the...
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,788
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
11-04-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,333
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek....

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek. A 5 gallon drum with a lever pump. Put bottom bracket and headset bearings on steel rods, cover with a steel tube, screw on end caps, attach pump to...
11-03-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By Smokinapankake

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there...

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there was more clearance to aggressively slide the tool in and out, thereby effecting a much quicker cut. So, with nothing to lose but a finger or two and a...
11-03-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,333
Posted By SurferRosa

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11-02-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,079
Posted By sloar

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10-30-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,659
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Posted By norcalmike

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10-30-22, 01:04 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Stuck seatpost...Tried the trans fluid/thinner...

Stuck seatpost...Tried the trans fluid/thinner mix and some patience. Long pipe and large crescent wrench worked after soaking for two weeks. I was able to mount piece of unistrut to the seatpost and...
10-29-22, 11:15 AM
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Posted By alexihnen

Iíve been working on a few English bikes lately,...

Iíve been working on a few English bikes lately, but this may be my new favorite.
...
10-19-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 942
Posted By daverup

Araya Road 821 followed me home

Found on the local marketplace, originally found in IL.
As found, hoods gone, tubular's shot, needs everything.
Frame mostly nice, although decals on down and top tubes are long gone.
Dura-Ace EX...
09-30-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By Murray Missile

Coming to a recently empty spot in my garage......

I fell off the wagon again, picking up this '83 Super Sport tomorrow afternoon. I may put it in storage until next year's Clunker Challenge, it was too cheap to pass up. I'll get better pictures when...
09-18-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,460
Posted By jdawginsc

Clang finds the best deals for sure. i need...

Clang finds the best deals for sure.

i need him searching in Charleston!
09-18-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,460
Posted By DQRider

$20 "Clang-Find", 1984 Schwinn High Sierra

I bought this bike a couple months ago for $20, after BF'er Clang featured it in the "Are you looking for one of these!?" Part II' thread.

It's been sitting in the back of my van ever since, until...
09-08-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5,659
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Posted By hankamania

Built up a Soma Fog Cutter V2 last month. The...

Built up a Soma Fog Cutter V2 last month. The matching Fog Cutter forks (steel or carbon) were out of stock wherever I looked, so I ordered a Hylix carbon gravel fork, which would take like a month...
08-23-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By iab

During and after. Cappuccino before 10am,...

During and after. Cappuccino before 10am, espresso after. Preferably brewed in an Italian cafe.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4697/26556966258_7cddf11bfe_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GsKoQA)Ghisallo...
08-23-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Pompiere

I don't own any Italian bikes, but my coffee...

I don't own any Italian bikes, but my coffee maker is a DeLonghi. We got it mainly because the front pulls open to reveal the filter basket and water fill so it fits neatly on the counter and you...
08-23-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By madpogue

I resemble that remark.... Wonderstate is a...

I resemble that remark....

Wonderstate is a roaster in the Driftless area of WI. Used to be called Kickapoo Coffee, but evidently that's no longer apropos (although I doubt anyone actually asked...
08-23-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By etherhuffer

Do I detect a Brit in here? Have not tried that...

Do I detect a Brit in here? Have not tried that blend, but the Darjeeling would offset the Yunnan strength a bit. Sounds good. We keep various Ahmad blends around as they are not spendy, but...
08-23-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Roger M

I'm not real picky. Dark roast beans(not...

I'm not real picky. Dark roast beans(not sbucks)from Costco, ground in an OXO electric grinder, and a French press. I need some half and half and sugar in mine.

after seeing a few mentions of that...
08-23-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By nlerner

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are...

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are James Hoffmann's coffee videos on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMb0O2CdPBNi-QqPk5T3gsQ/videos?view=57
08-23-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Bianchi84

I'll drink coffee anytime. As mentioned by...

I'll drink coffee anytime. As mentioned by someone above, related to Agent Cooper: " Black as midnight on a moonless night".
Also, if you like coffee references on screen, check out the movie:...
08-23-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By branko_76

yes Any light roast, fair trade...

yes



Any light roast, fair trade coffee.

Daily...boil water and pour into Melitta porcelain drip funnel....Western European style

Special occasions....boil water and add finely ground...
08-23-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By unworthy1

time for a hijack, but it's timely: I usually...

time for a hijack, but it's timely: I usually don't go in for complicated espresso machinery (have a huge collection of stovetop Moka type pots of all shapes and sizes) but a friend gifted me a Saeco...
08-23-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Pcampeau

Cold Brew, always Cold Brew most often from...

Cold Brew, always Cold Brew most often from Corner Coffee in Uptown Minneapolis....
08-23-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By thorstein

I usually have coffee before a ride and rarely...

I usually have coffee before a ride and rarely after. I don't often stop while on a ride, but I should probably plan better routes!

Coffee press is my go to. I'll give the Kalita pour over or moka...
08-23-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mr. 66

And now ...

And now
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08-23-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By RustyJames

2 small cups (6 oz ea) a day is usually enough...

2 small cups (6 oz ea) a day is usually enough for me. I RARELY buy from a coffee shop since their 12 oz cups have me pinging like tuning fork.

I prefer Peets Major Dickinson hand ground in my...
08-23-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By gugie

I can vouch for Neal. He probably has a coffee...

I can vouch for Neal. He probably has a coffee shop app on his phone. I do know that he annotates his ridewithgps routes carefully. Here's one example from a visit not too long ago:...
08-23-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Juan Foote

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this...

Our coffee maker committed hara-kiri this morning. There were a few tense moments as we performed small surgery to resurrect it enough to finish up a few cups. Got's to have mah coffee (fee).

I...
08-23-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By tricky

My coffee gear is like my stable. Always...

My coffee gear is like my stable. Always expanding and contracting, mostly used, and a little too large.

I have a Baratza Vario-W grinder that I use with either a (in order of frequency, most to...
08-23-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By 79pmooney

Before - every morning a hand ground mocha pot. ...

Before - every morning a hand ground mocha pot. Small Japanese SS grinder. Takes a long time but I do my extended hamstring and Achilles stretches while grinding. Makes for a better ride later. I...
08-23-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By nlerner

Whenever possible. gugie might say that I ride in...

Whenever possible. gugie might say that I ride in order to make coffee stops.

Current setup is a Ninja drip brewer with insulated carafe. Beans are by mail from Vermont Artisan Coffee, ground with...
08-23-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By bwilli88

I use a 10 cup stove top percolator with local...

I use a 10 cup stove top percolator with local Cambodian coffee from a local roaster. Mix 50/50 arabica and robusto.
hot and black anytime before 1pm.
08-23-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By curbtender

Usually half way and a Peet's dark roast.

Usually half way and a Peet's dark roast.
08-23-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By squirtdad

Blackoak coffee...am on subscription great value...

Blackoak coffee...am on subscription great value for quality of coffee https://blackoakcoffee.com/

Clever drip system...
08-23-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By PilotFishBob

My club has a Sunday social ride which, at the...

My club has a Sunday social ride which, at the mid-point, stops at one of several area coffee houses in rotation. A cup o' Joe goes great with a Cliff bar...
08-23-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Classtime

Before. Joshua Tree Coffee Company Espresso,...

Before.
Joshua Tree Coffee Company Espresso, Niche grinder, Expobar Office Lever (nearly vintage in its 19th year).
08-23-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By stardognine

I never tried roasting my own beans, but got into...

I never tried roasting my own beans, but got into hand grinders a little. I had a Zassenhaus that was just awesome.

My interest in coffee comes & goes, lately I've been drinking that...
08-23-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By SurferRosa

As long as it's black and piping hot...

As long as it's black and piping hot...
08-23-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't have a brand so to speak. I get my coffee...

I don't have a brand so to speak. I get my coffee from a distributor, Burman Coffees. They sell green bean bulk rate, in quantities as low as I want. I'll buy 4 different coffees of various origins,...
08-23-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 1,980
Posted By xiaoman1

Question 1. For me always before a ride, during a...

Question 1. For me always before a ride, during a ride something with electrolytes and then after a beverage of choice. :beer:
Question 2. It makes us have to ride our bike to the hardware store in...
08-20-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,026
Posted By bikemig

1981 Raleigh Record Ace

I picked up this 1981 Raleigh Record Ace (Reynolds 531, suntour drop outs, worksop built) earlier this year and started working on it. I sprayed frame saver inside the frame, overhauled the hubs and...
08-18-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,485,913
Posted By scozim

Early morning ride before the day temps start...

Early morning ride before the day temps start rising. Unexpected rainbow greeted me....
08-16-22, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,485,913
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hill work today for about 30 miles. No pics, but...

Hill work today for about 30 miles. No pics, but no issues, either, during this first ride since being knocked off the bike last Thursday. Success!

DD
08-11-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,026
Posted By JacobLee

My free Solana by Santana tandem had a really...

My free Solana by Santana tandem had a really stuck stoker post, from what looked like a winter left outside. The seat was probably at the right height for either of my stokers, but I had to deal...
08-11-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19,841
Views: 2,485,913
Posted By Ged117

A local group puts on a ride around the city...

A local group puts on a ride around the city every Thursday and its a sort of "unracer" ride that welcomes all ages, riding styles, and fitness levels, which suits me just fine. It's a great way to...
08-09-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By madpogue

Bells are OFF TOPIC!

Bells are OFF TOPIC!
08-08-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By DiegoFrogs

That's looking really good! There was a...

That's looking really good!

There was a period there where Giant was making some really nice Schwinn-badged bikes. As others have said, the frames are worth the time and experimentation, but one...
08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By Froyd Stellar

A 1985 Schwinn World Sport to inspire or infuriate

I fully understand that some people won't take kindly at the kind of bastardizing I inflicted on this poor Schwinn, but this "restoration" project was a lot of fun and a great learning experience for...
08-03-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,026
Posted By etherhuffer

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