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05-24-21, 07:25 PM
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Posted By malcala622

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05-22-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 3,468,517
Posted By thumpism

It's 80% original and only $1,495. ...

It's 80% original and only $1,495.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/914050619347197
...
05-22-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By ofajen

That brings back memories! The only bike I ever...

That brings back memories! The only bike I ever bought new from a bike shop was a silver Azuki “10 speed” (2x5) with a 23” frame back in 1975, I reckon.

Eventually I outgrew it and bought a...
05-21-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By oldbobcat

Had this on my Madone a few years ago. After...

Had this on my Madone a few years ago. After eliminating the pedals, the bottom bracket, chain, and the rear hub as possible sources, someone suggested tightening the rear QR skewer. That did it.
05-18-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 3,468,517
Posted By cb400bill

Subtract $20 from your $50 offer for the missing...

Subtract $20 from your $50 offer for the missing fenders.
05-18-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,195,243
Posted By OlderNotWiser

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05-17-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 3,468,517
Posted By curbtender

Offer him $50.

Offer him $50.
05-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By ethet

I use the Hold Fast (https://holdfastordie.com)...

I use the Hold Fast (https://holdfastordie.com) product... I absolutely love them.
05-16-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By ethet

Level Keirin

I retrieved the beloved Level frame out of the closet last week with the intent to build up something a bit more punk rock to contrast with the bubblegum pop of the other bike I’m riding around...
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By SDHawk

Update: I bought the bike for $100. The frame,...

Update: I bought the bike for $100. The frame, drivetrain and brakes are original and in great shape.

The wheels are straight but don't match and are not original, same with tires tho they're all...
05-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By EnzoRWD

enjoying some spring weather up in WI ...

enjoying some spring weather up in WI
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05-09-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,442
Posted By JohnDThompson

A visit to Makino: ...

A visit to Makino:

https://www.renehersecycles.com/visiting-makino-the-japanese-builder/
05-09-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By ethet

It is the carved Brooks C17 All Weather saddle.

It is the carved Brooks C17 All Weather saddle.
05-08-21, 08:43 AM
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Views: 3,468,517
Posted By mattsl

Better than steel?

Can you get a DUI riding on a "chronic-moly" frame?

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05-08-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By balt

Schwinn Racer becomes Commuter

A couple weeks ago I picked up a $60 single speed to refurbish while I recover from my bike crash. This Schwinn Racer has a steel frame and a coaster brake, like the Roadmaster bike I raced in the...
05-07-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By Fulltime1wd

Cannondale single speed

Just finished my first single speed conversion. I haven't owned a single speed bike since hmmm, probably since 1980ish when I had a Western Flyer kid's bike. I found this for sale with complete...
05-05-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,015
Posted By jamesdak

Don't do it......it's a long, dark, deep, and...

Don't do it......it's a long, dark, deep, and expensive rabbit hole. ;)

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05-05-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,195,243
Posted By jdawginsc

Probably should have put this in here. Apparently...

Probably should have put this in here. Apparently I was the first of 200 inquiries on FB MP, and he appreciated what I was doing with the giveaway as a teacher. I thought it was a pretty incredible...
05-05-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,008
Views: 377,940
Posted By mountaindave

I got some cantis from a member one time, minus a...

I got some cantis from a member one time, minus a spring. I was cool with it as I figured I could just use another spring. Didn’t work as well as I’d hoped. Then the member found the spring in a...
05-04-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20,336
Views: 3,468,517
Posted By thumpism

Only $4,000. Get two. ...

Only $4,000. Get two.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/803193417286467
...
05-03-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,212
Posted By HTupolev

Are you using an appropriate tubeless rim tape?...

Are you using an appropriate tubeless rim tape? Thick traditional cotton rim tapes are a poor fit for tubeless rims.
05-03-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By EnzoRWD

Mash CXSS the Zocalo food truck area on 6th...

Mash CXSS

the Zocalo food truck area on 6th street just south of Conejitos
05-02-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,893
Posted By jamesdak

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Fuji Opus III
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05-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 808,430
Posted By Jmpierce

Some of me over the 21 years I've been in St...

Some of me over the 21 years I've been in St Louis...

In the late 90's on my 82 Trek 710 on the river trail between Alton Illinois and Grfton Illinois.
I was a project manager at Monsanto. The...
04-30-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Made a few changes to the Trek build - a pair of...

Made a few changes to the Trek build - a pair of silver A23/Formulas, proper cable clamps, and some grips that better matched the Brooks. Also swapped out the black chain ring to keep the all silver...
Forum: For Sale
04-29-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Frame Jig

HJ Universal jig for sale

I am offering my Henry James Universal frame building jig for sale. Bought in 2002 and not used since 2018, has had 15 frames, 1 fork, 2 stems and a rack built on it. Has...
04-28-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By EnzoRWD

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04-25-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,504
Posted By Redman87

I do dig the bash guard. And who is to say you...

I do dig the bash guard. And who is to say you can't be both classy and in your face. I would say start off with a good wax and polish, i mean get it sparkling and see what you have. Maybe strip off...
04-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By veganbikes

Are we talking the old Super/Nuevo Record Pista...

Are we talking the old Super/Nuevo Record Pista or the new stuff? If you are talking old stuff than maybe if you are talking new stuff then no sorry Sugino Super 75 is just so sexy and perfect and...
04-19-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By drlogik

Oh, uh, buy BOTH! I do.......:)

Oh, uh, buy BOTH! I do.......:)
04-18-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 28,114
Posted By tough_boots

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Raleigh Technium Tri-lite and it feels so right.

Finally back on the road...
04-18-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By SkyWave

Je pense que c'est la fin ou la langue deviendra...

Je pense que c'est la fin ou la langue deviendra colorée.
04-17-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By tomato coupe

I think you need this frame: ...

I think you need this frame:

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04-16-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By David in Maine

I love the metallic olive color I chose for the...

I love the metallic olive color I chose for the repaint of my touring bike! No regrets.

...
04-16-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By xiaoman1

Like this? :D FredLoard ...

Like this? :D FredLoard
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Charcoal Gray and Coral...
04-15-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Broctoon

I want to average at least 60 miles per day and...

I want to average at least 60 miles per day and finish in four or five days.

I’ll take three gallons of water, both for drinking and cooking my freeze dried meals. There is water available along...
04-15-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Broctoon

Several weeks ago I got this idea for a fun ride...

Several weeks ago I got this idea for a fun ride and have been preparing and planning ever since, fully intent on making it happen. I’ll probably go either in the next month or this fall...

I want...
04-14-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By bikejrff

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04-14-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, jay4usc is correct in this specific...

Actually, jay4usc is correct in this specific instance of the 16T White Industries SS freewheel. The problem isn’t the width of the chain, but rather that the freewheel body diameter is larger than...
04-13-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,915
Views: 687,937
Posted By seau grateau

Dipped my toe in some dirt today... ...

Dipped my toe in some dirt today...

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04-12-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By Lewis Yelin

So far so good. After replacing the inner tubes,...

So far so good. After replacing the inner tubes, brake hardware, and pads, adjusting the shifters on the handlebar and re-taping, and tuning the front derailleur, I took it for a spin today. It rode...
04-12-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,752
Posted By GranSport70

1968, Chrome Raleigh Gran(d) Sport

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Factory clear Coffee Decal and Black Hand Painted...
04-12-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,830
Views: 695,602
Posted By berkleydriskill

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04-12-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 808,430
Posted By fabiofarelli

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Me and my Mrs, both with Alan a few...
04-12-21, 12:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By Geepig

What is way too much hassle is a strange thing -...

What is way too much hassle is a strange thing - it is very easy to get in too deep and give up, but then if one is going to have a race bike then hassle is the name of the game.

I hope your...
04-11-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By Trakhak

Not to worry: that's his height in shoes,...

Not to worry: that's his height in shoes, presumably, since that's how he measured his inseam, so both figures are, to put it politely, suspect.
04-10-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By ARider2

It's fine to go to your LBS for advice about...

It's fine to go to your LBS for advice about sizing as long as you're up front about your plans to purchase online rather than from them. Some LBS will assemble and tune a bike and can offer this...
04-10-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By Rolla

Figure out what gears you used most when you did...

Figure out what gears you used most when you did it on your geared bike, and pick one of those.
04-10-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By dedhed

I personally would just be reusing that one. ...

I personally would just be reusing that one.
...
04-10-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,629
Posted By fishboat

Looks like the OP/friend dun good..nice bike for...

Looks like the OP/friend dun good..nice bike for $400.

One suggestion if/when you're looking in the future..don't hobble yourself by looking in "DC area only". If you're looking for the right...
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