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06-10-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 289
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Posted By uncleivan

I took this out today. 2007 Ritchey breakaway ss....

I took this out today. 2007 Ritchey breakaway ss. I picked it up last week. It had been ridden once. (He also had the road and cx versions). If I told you what I paid for it you would be depressed....
06-07-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By blamester

These brakes should work fine. If they return...

These brakes should work fine. If they return slowly it's a lube or cable issue. The spongy feeling is the increased leverage you get with older non aero levers.
​​​​​​New pads and cables and...
06-07-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By dedhed

Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog -...

Dave Moulton's Blog - Dave Moulton's Bike Blog - Centering side-pull brakes (http://davesbikeblog.squarespace.com/blog/2006/11/8/centering-side-pull-brakes.html)
06-07-21, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By JohnDThompson

The best performance upgrade for old brakes is...

The best performance upgrade for old brakes is new pads. I like the Kool-Stop offerings; their pad material works very well, wet and dry, and they're available in a wide range of configurations to...
06-07-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 427
Posted By mrv

Been over to Sheldon Brown's yet?...

Been over to Sheldon Brown's yet? https://www.sheldonbrown.com/canti-u.html#adjusting

Sounds like you're after the feel of the brake levers hitting a hard stop when they engage the rim (poor...
06-06-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,130
Posted By shelbyfv

:bang:

:bang:
06-03-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 643
Posted By madpogue

(I know, there wasn't supposed to be any math on...

(I know, there wasn't supposed to be any math on this quiz.....)
06-02-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 643
Posted By madpogue

Doubtful? A grandfather in his 60s at the time of...

Doubtful? A grandfather in his 60s at the time of the garage sale purchase would have been in his 20s in 1980.

As for more info, a full side view photo from the drive side would help, along with...
06-02-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 842
Posted By niliraga

+1. around flattish NYC I make a wide-eyed...

+1. around flattish NYC I make a wide-eyed convert every time I put a friend on a 42/16 singlespeed. the sheer "chuckability" as a commuter that weighs 22lbs rather than 25+, goes up and down stairs...
05-31-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Broctoon

Alley cat!

I did my first alley cat race last Saturday. It was super fun. It was also pretty difficult, both physically and, um... navigationally. I invited a friend to go along and was glad I did, cause it was...
05-30-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By ceelint

Just finished up this klunker. ...

Just finished up this klunker.

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05-25-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,137
Posted By ManekiNico

Right you are. Also came in anodized chainring...

Right you are. Also came in anodized chainring and polished crank arms. (This one’s mine; first generation.)
...
05-24-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,410
Posted By franswa

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub...

Just built this one up last week. I know this sub forum has some appreciation for Somas

...
05-20-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By bykemike

Mid build update pictures: ...

Mid build update pictures:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc_2111_40fba797018089ffc4a0d0a32bf25477c3c182a0.jpg...
05-19-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,350
Posted By Runner13.1

Update

Well I decided to go with silver components.
Nitto stem, Nitto bullhorn, BLB seat post, FSA cranks and Miche wheel set with silver spikes and hubs.
...
05-17-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 147,662
Posted By ethet

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_l4qY...

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_l4qYtQpDCgb7fxuc95yeC5jdaE2VOzCKc
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-10-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By bykemike

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours...

My Capo arrived today, about noon. In two hours I stripped everything off it, cleaned the frame put on the new wheelset and set of Sram Red brakes. Ordering up a new seat post, seat, fork, already...
05-10-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By EnzoRWD

enjoying some spring weather up in WI ...

enjoying some spring weather up in WI
https://i.imgur.com/IbdWGIK.jpg
05-08-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By ethet

2019 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Ah, Spring... Glorious spring. That time when we fiddle the most with our bicycles and possibly update/upgrade every contact point of our favorite one for the coming year (if we/they are lucky)......
05-07-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By ethet

I have no idea how you pulled that magic trick,...

I have no idea how you pulled that magic trick, but consider me amazed: Wow.

Edit: You totally nailed it... It truly is a Tiemeyer with those downward-dog track ends:
...
05-03-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
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
04-18-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By tough_boots

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_0137_84cc0684aa6275939aeb0c7707c5284d2a3f587f.jpg

Raleigh Technium Tri-lite and it feels so right.

Finally back on the road...
04-16-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By tough_boots

I've only ever really enjoyed SS-- I'm 42. Gears...

I've only ever really enjoyed SS-- I'm 42. Gears are just not for me and I live in Phoenix where we don't really have hills. Only rode fixed once by mistake. The bike shop returned my bike to me with...
04-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 97,214
Posted By berkleydriskill

My most recent project that I just finished over...

My most recent project that I just finished over the weekend. Hope yall like it
...
04-13-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,386
Posted By justcynn

I haven't built it yet but have been fitting some...

I haven't built it yet but have been fitting some parts to it to see which direction want to go. So far I'm leaning towards it getting a set of Matrix 700C Wheels, 38MM Tires, a Triple Crank from...
04-07-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By burnthesheep

Why would a chain be a problem after 500 miles? ...

Why would a chain be a problem after 500 miles? Of any kind of problem short of outright abuse? Shoot, it would take 100 miles to do the initial riding on the OEM lube on the chain before...
04-06-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,248
Posted By Broctoon

Off topic rant on Trek store

I believe Trek is what’s wrong with biking today.

I like Trek and have owned some of their stuff in the past. About four years ago, I bought my wife one of their bikes and she really likes it......
04-05-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20,334
Views: 3,467,393
Posted By Unca_Sam

"One early summer day, not long after my 12th...

"One early summer day, not long after my 12th birthday, I took my new 'copper tone' Stingray Krate down Caesar's Lane on my way to the railroad tracks that still run along the Hudson on their way to...
04-05-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By bro

Vintage blue cloth tape from ebay, love the...

Vintage blue cloth tape from ebay, love the color.https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20210403_192813_3136a1977c8893130c8c91fcce6f0dc0eb3404f2.jpg
04-04-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 22,929
Posted By jack pot

1st day back in the rocks since I broke my...

1st day back in the rocks since I broke my shoulder on 12/28 ... took the SS for app 15 mls of urban blight and rocks...
04-02-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By Dylansbob

Last month I bought several bikes from a former...

Last month I bought several bikes from a former trackie's estate. He had several track bikes that he was still road riding in his 70s, among them this Raleigh. I need to either lace up a set of...
03-18-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By Senrab62

Almost done!

Took out for maiden voyage. Developed separation (visible at 9 o'clock on rear wheel) on tubular. Don't know if it's deformed or just came unglued. Either way, new tubs and glue is in order. Took...
03-15-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,287
Posted By caloso

Maybe it has to do with mounting the chainring on...

Maybe it has to do with mounting the chainring on the outside of the crank spider in order to clear the chainstay?
03-15-21, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By aniki

It's your call but if the chain is 4 years old,...

It's your call but if the chain is 4 years old, lightly used or not I would replace it anyway.
03-14-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,942
Posted By PeopleAreIdiots

Update 3/14/21 Been swapping around some...

Update 3/14/21

Been swapping around some parts this winter. Just took it out yesterday for the first time this year as the roads are finally dry!
...
03-07-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By bro

Welp here's my Bridgestone ...

Welp here's my Bridgestone
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03-06-21, 02:14 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By bpr

New shoes,. H+Son Archetype and Conti Grand Prix ...

New shoes,. H+Son Archetype and Conti Grand Prix

https://i.imgur.com/M7IWxbb.jpg
03-05-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By ethet

2013 Interpro Keirin

I began searching for a Korean keirin frame last summer (https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1206033-source-korean-keirin-frames.html) and finally found a suitable one this January: A...
03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By P.L.Jensen

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
03-03-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,806
Posted By Unca_Sam

I started!

I appreciated everyone's advice. I gathered my parts and I'm just about finished putting it all together. ...
02-27-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By ethet

Panic in the Springtime

As the snow begins to melt, I decided to build up a 'Late Winter/Early Spring Bike', this current time when studded tires are usually no longer necessary around here. Built from parts I had but...
02-23-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By Javi_bikes

Turned this Bianchi strada frame I found on...

Turned this Bianchi strada frame I found on craigslist into a fixed gear! Gave it some fresh paint, new BB, new sugino cranks, a new handle bar and stem, and wheels! Just put some clipless pedals on...
02-17-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By oouellette

They're H Plus Son TB14. Can't remember if this...

They're H Plus Son TB14. Can't remember if this was a retrogression build, Velomine, or a custom Prowheelbuilder.

Edit: Was a custom build from Prowheelbuilder.com
02-16-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,380
Posted By acoustophile

Idk why posts like this are relevant. The frame...

Idk why posts like this are relevant. The frame is obviously already built so rubbing in how it's a little bit off is pointless and mean. Obviously he knows it's off and is asking advice on what his...
02-16-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By seau grateau

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride....

The roads finally melted enough to go for a ride. And this is gonna be my only bike again pretty soon...
...
02-16-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,380
Posted By StirFry

See post #5 I do appreciate your posts...

See post #5

I do appreciate your posts though, it's nice seeing that edgelording is still a thing on messageboards. You're obviously not young either, so those are some bonus points right there...
02-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By oouellette

2018 Kilo WT

Not a 2021 photo, but the 2021 version of my Kilo WT.
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02-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By speed king

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/hanksun1_7e52e01d24b465586c993952cfad353532ae08b1.jpg...
02-11-21, 10:57 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,696
Posted By alikitch

Nice. Also rode xb3 today. Bit Less snow (and I...

Nice. Also rode xb3 today. Bit Less snow (and I need a brake as Im old and wussy)
...
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