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09-26-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,917
Posted By droppedandlost

This one always makes me feel like the belle of...

This one always makes me feel like the belle of the ball

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09-25-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By droppedandlost

I would put your intended pedals and shoes on it...

I would put your intended pedals and shoes on it and check for heel strike
09-18-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,436
Posted By droppedandlost

Did someone say coffee?

Did someone say coffee?
09-09-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,737
Posted By droppedandlost

(Oldsledz puts on the maillot jaune)

(Oldsledz puts on the maillot jaune)
09-01-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 87,928
Posted By droppedandlost

The line between manly and stupid is very, very...

The line between manly and stupid is very, very thin. Congrats for being on the right side.
08-28-20, 08:44 PM
08-25-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,737
Posted By droppedandlost

My somewhat unintentional entry. 1981 Shogun.......

My somewhat unintentional entry. 1981 Shogun.... something, don't know the model. I started working on this a little bit before the contest started, but hadn't made much progress. The goal was to not...
08-25-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,895
Views: 2,432,098
Posted By droppedandlost

This bike belongs in the Baja 1000 ...

This bike belongs in the Baja 1000

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08-25-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

I'm going to be there all next week.

I'm going to be there all next week.
08-19-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 79,360
Posted By droppedandlost

Received a couple freewheel tools from...

Received a couple freewheel tools from mountaindave
They were individually pillow packed. Excellent seller.
08-16-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

61-ish Allegro Special ...

61-ish Allegro Special

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08-02-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

I thought I had a photo of my 61 Allegro but...

I thought I had a photo of my 61 Allegro but apparently I missed the shutter button, so ERA shot and the route
...
08-01-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

Electromagnetic Radiation, there's a Bonneville...

Electromagnetic Radiation, there's a Bonneville Power substation across the road in that photo
07-31-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

Got some EMR today ...

Got some EMR today

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07-27-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 599
Posted By droppedandlost

Forgot to mention: Brad comes with a bunch of...

Forgot to mention: Brad comes with a bunch of stubby screws so you don't run them into the frame. However, they are Torx. Why? Why would they do that?
07-25-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 44,814
Posted By droppedandlost

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

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07-20-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 239,703
Posted By droppedandlost

End of the line ...

End of the line

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07-20-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

Kinda JRA along the Cedar River, about 14 toasty...

Kinda JRA along the Cedar River, about 14 toasty miles

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07-17-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By droppedandlost

Yes to all the above. SN 167974, +GF+ BB shell ...

Yes to all the above. SN 167974, +GF+ BB shell
The serial on this one is just a few before mine so it's a good example of what mine would have looked like.
...
07-16-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

Whew! I think mine is an '85. ...

Whew! I think mine is an '85.

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07-14-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By droppedandlost

Early 60's Allegro Special

1961, give or take a year or two, Allegro Special. I've posted about it before but here's the short version. I found this frame in my dad's stuff after he passed. French threads.... I scraped off...
07-11-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

I despise 50-34. The transition from 15ish to...

I despise 50-34. The transition from 15ish to 17mph is about 20 shifts.
07-10-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

For the record, I had no idea. This explains a...

For the record, I had no idea. This explains a couple surprising non-comments.
07-10-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

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07-10-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

Mount a matching RD on the NDS side and you'd...

Mount a matching RD on the NDS side and you'd have training wheels.
07-10-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,340
Posted By droppedandlost

I started to do a covid-19 parts bin build and...

I started to do a covid-19 parts bin build and then I put a tape on the TT and discovered I would need a 170mm stem to get my normal reach.
...
07-09-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,593
Posted By droppedandlost

I have a KMC quick link on a Campagnolo chain. ...

I have a KMC quick link on a Campagnolo chain.
It's the only non-Italian branded part on the entire bike.
07-05-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,792
Posted By droppedandlost

Certainly water too, but I was referring to...

Certainly water too, but I was referring to salt/electrolytes. Years ago, I got back from a 30 mile ride and my wife asked why I wore so much sun screen. I didn't have any on, it was a layer of salt...
07-05-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By droppedandlost

Didn't have time to ride so this is the best I...

Didn't have time to ride so this is the best I can do. The French would be appalled.
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07-03-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 671,328
Posted By droppedandlost

So... I couldn't leave it be. Switched to 2x10...

So... I couldn't leave it be.
Switched to 2x10 brifters, dual pivot brakes and higher spoke count wheels. 36/26 x 11-28
...
06-30-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 606
Posted By droppedandlost

reverse pliers, but don't release your inner...

reverse pliers, but don't release your inner gorilla
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06-17-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,191
Posted By droppedandlost

regardless of what it is, thanks for posting the...

regardless of what it is, thanks for posting the raw steel pics
06-16-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6,539
Views: 588,796
Posted By droppedandlost

Innicycle JIS crown race ...

Innicycle JIS crown race

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06-13-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By droppedandlost

The gravel on this trail is slightly bigger than...

The gravel on this trail is slightly bigger than the gravel on that trail. Therefore I need a new bike that has clearance for the 2mm wider tires that I *need* for this trail.
06-10-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,846
Posted By droppedandlost

Get it. I waited around too long and recently...

Get it. I waited around too long and recently missed out on one I really wanted. So irritated at myself.
05-31-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 954
Views: 204,987
Posted By droppedandlost

I think I'm finally done so I feel like I can...

I think I'm finally done so I feel like I can post here now. Apologies to the purists, as I went all modern on the build. I am very pleased with the ride, to the point that I retired my 'daily...
05-29-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

quick 17 mile loop on new tarmac ...

quick 17 mile loop on new tarmac

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05-27-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,113
Posted By droppedandlost

chainring picture hanger ...

chainring picture hanger

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05-25-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By droppedandlost

I converted an 80s road bike for gravel usage but...

I converted an 80s road bike for gravel usage but the stock Shimano friction levers couldn't hold the gears with all the vibrations. I got some Sunrace 7sp indexed clamp ons but they didn't quite fit...
05-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,463
Posted By droppedandlost

all kidding aside, I'm actually enjoying this...

all kidding aside, I'm actually enjoying this thread
05-21-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 85,313
Posted By droppedandlost

You married well

You married well
05-17-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,606
Posted By droppedandlost

Turned my 86 Univega into a gravel bike. The only...

Turned my 86 Univega into a gravel bike. The only issue I ran into was the stock shifter didn't have enough friction to hold the RD over bumps. I put on 7 speed indexed Sunrace shifters and works...
05-07-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By droppedandlost

I had one snap off a few years ago. I took the...

I had one snap off a few years ago. I took the bars off so I had something to hold on to, squirted some Tri-flow (I think) in and just kept working it back and forth. Did it on the couch watching tv...
05-07-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 87,928
Posted By droppedandlost

You're gonna need a lower gear

You're gonna need a lower gear
05-06-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,776
Posted By droppedandlost

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest...

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest of the build

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05-06-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

sorry for any perceived weirdness, I was...

sorry for any perceived weirdness, I was referring to how my brain tries to associate everything with something bike related.
05-01-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

couple of shorter loops for about 25 miles ...

couple of shorter loops for about 25 miles

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04-29-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

...he said, sternly.

...he said, sternly.
04-29-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

Share the Road

Share the Road
04-26-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16,130
Views: 1,674,359
Posted By droppedandlost

I got stopped there more than any other rail...

I got stopped there more than any other rail crossing. Probably 'cause it rolls so slow....
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