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01-30-23, 09:34 PM
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Posted By rccardr

Sounds like fun!

Sounds like fun!
01-30-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 645
Posted By Brad L

I know of a fantastic route starting just north...

I know of a fantastic route starting just north of Columbus (20 miles east of Schulenburg) that is one of my favorites. The hills are a little punchier, but there's virtually no traffic on the entire...
01-30-23, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26,682
Views: 3,897,951
Posted By nlerner

Well, $15 and local to me, I couldnít resist....

Well, $15 and local to me, I couldnít resist. Contacted the seller through FBM and made arrangements to meet her at 7 pm last night at a local transit station. At around 7:15, it seems she was going...
01-28-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 401
Posted By mrv

Iím using old Suntour power ratchets with 8spd. ...

Iím using old Suntour power ratchets with 8spd.
Shifting pull amount is fine. Like Grant at RivBike says friction takes a little finesse with your feet.

As always with friction, a little tweaking...
01-28-23, 09:20 AM
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Posted By tcs

Snaps to the director of this American cell phone...

Snaps to the director of this American cell phone TV commercial for putting "Einstein" (actor Paul Giamatti) on a rod-braked three-speed.
...
01-27-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By jdawginsc

Just your address, PB. I have it somewhere but if...

Just your address, PB. I have it somewhere but if you PM it I can send it out today.
01-26-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 354
Posted By merziac

Heresy, nah, plenty of us have too much crap...

Heresy, nah, plenty of us have too much crap hanging on the bars. :twitchy:

And everywhere else. ;)...
01-26-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By tiger1964

Still thinkin' black saddle. On that bike. ...

Still thinkin' black saddle. On that bike.



Because the collaboration with AMC on the Levi's Gremlin worked out so well? ;)
01-26-23, 05:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By 52telecaster

B17. Beautiful bike!

B17. Beautiful bike!
01-25-23, 11:30 PM
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Views: 1,105
Posted By Pcampeau

I absolutely love my Rotrax. This probably wonít...

I absolutely love my Rotrax. This probably wonít help establish a market value on a frame 30 years newer, but I paid $600 locally for the entire bike. Itís an all chrome Super Course from 1953....
01-25-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,105
Posted By nlerner

Is Google not working in Portland these days?...

Is Google not working in Portland these days? Must be all the antifa.

https://tinyurl.com/zabbsdct
01-25-23, 07:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By Road Fan

So sorry, I didn't read carefully! You ARE the...

So sorry, I didn't read carefully! You ARE the OP!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,509
Posted By merziac

Scrap the Tesla and carry on with the Hetchins. ...

Scrap the Tesla and carry on with the Hetchins. ;)
01-25-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By victorm

My first thought was the B17 but magnifying the...

My first thought was the B17 but magnifying the picture I see the blue of the custom bag, hoods and bar wrap that work with the denim saddle better. Ultimately a custom Brooks like saddle done in the...
01-25-23, 04:59 PM
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Posted By P!N20

The rhino is a better runner The alligator is a...

The rhino is a better runner
The alligator is a better swimmer
So in a triathlon it would come down to who is the better cyclist
01-25-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Road Fan

To the Thread Starter: Nice Schwinn! What are...

To the Thread Starter: Nice Schwinn! What are your tooth counts for the front and rear sprockets?
01-25-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By BTinNYC

Picked the standard b17 for that bike, but wow,...

Picked the standard b17 for that bike, but wow, the Levi's version could be the design core for its own build.
01-25-23, 04:46 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

A Rhinogator bike! Rhinodile?

A Rhinogator bike! Rhinodile?
01-25-23, 04:43 PM
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Views: 1,104
Posted By P!N20

Concor Supercorsa in Rhino ...

Concor Supercorsa in Rhino

https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-ben4jssx7o/images/stencil/640x711/products/148/673/267C121_CONCOR_SC_LE_RINO_L1_copia__79026.1664182019.jpg?c=1
01-25-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By masi61

B17 with chrome rivets looks best for that...

B17 with chrome rivets looks best for that particular bike. The blue denim Cambium is certainly cool looking but it is way more modern and would need a much sexier seatpost and to not be tilted down...
01-25-23, 04:31 PM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Sort of like the denim blue saddle with it. Navy...

Sort of like the denim blue saddle with it. Navy blue brooks will weather nicely though and look great as well.

You canít lose on the choice...
01-25-23, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By squirtdad

B17 just clicked for me in the pics but...

B17 just clicked for me in the pics

but can't go wrong with any choice
01-25-23, 04:23 PM
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Views: 1,104
Posted By mrv

Copper rivet compliment the sidewalls... but...

Copper rivet compliment the sidewalls... but perhaps clash with the chrome a bit. Quite the conundrum.....

loosing the alliteration, B17 w/ silver rivets.
01-25-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,104
Posted By merziac

Blue Pro to accentuate the Disco-skin coverings. ...

Blue Pro to accentuate the Disco-skin coverings. ;)
01-25-23, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 629
Posted By MooneyBloke

Since I take a Euro 41 cycling shoe, I suspect...

Since I take a Euro 41 cycling shoe, I suspect you'd find my socks (darn) tough going.
01-24-23, 08:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 629
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

My younger self would never have worn a cushion...

My younger self would never have worn a cushion sock. Would have absorbed energy. My older self has worn cushioned socks and they feel just fine. ButÖ.my DT socks are un cushioned because, well...
01-24-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,084
Posted By 52telecaster

My son's new Paramount

My son's new paramount....

I bought this for him for 300.00 last summer. It wasn't perfect but it wasn't horrid either. This is how he has it right now....
01-24-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By John E

A long-cage SunTour, such as a VGT, could handle...

A long-cage SunTour, such as a VGT, could handle that with aplomb.
01-24-23, 09:58 AM
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Posted By cudak888

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. *gasp...

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

*gasp for breath*

Ah-hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

Ha.

-Kurt
01-24-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 629
Posted By MooneyBloke

Actually, that's a very close sock. Last I looked...

Actually, that's a very close sock. Last I looked at their web site, the only shorties they had weren't merino. I work at a haberdashery that carries Darn Tough, so it's significantly in my interest...
01-24-23, 12:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,012
Posted By mountaindave

Give a dad (or mom) a vintage bikeÖ

Sent to me by a friend, I made it C/V appropriate:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1170x1376/975bea87_d9a4_4fdf_b51e_811a160abd09_8ceaf3840e390f37b8d945a30359558a51d12cf6.jpeg
01-23-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By mrv

AH! OK - I was going by the Third Hand link. I'll...

AH! OK - I was going by the Third Hand link. I'll correct / update forthwith. Many thanks, Pastor!
01-20-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 656
Posted By clubman

My first, early 60's Raleigh Mountie, hand me...

My first, early 60's Raleigh Mountie, hand me down from my cousin.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1902x1343/warrens_mountie_882751abaf70640ffd5d9f476dd397f005cd2ab3.png
01-20-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 656
Posted By SJX426

pastorbobnlnh - Cool shiner. IIRC they were a lot...

pastorbobnlnh - Cool shiner. IIRC they were a lot narrower, maybe half or less? Also the length was shorter. I think a shorter one would allow it to float from side to side to get the rust closer to...
01-20-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 656
Posted By Road85rebel

My primary residence is in CT. I am fortunate...

My primary residence is in CT. I am fortunate enough to have a summer home in Maine where I spend a majority of my time these days. May decide to make Maine my permanent home in the future as I enjoy...
01-19-23, 07:24 PM
01-19-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By jdawginsc

Latest research points to a design by a guy who...

Latest research points to a design by a guy who worked with Malcolm Smith Racing Sports but still doesnít indicate who may have built the frame with Italian threads.

I might give up trying to find...
01-19-23, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 656
Posted By Road85rebel

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few...

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few pics of my restoration effort. Before and after for reference....
01-18-23, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By ehcoplex

I expect they originally had these half-hoods...

I expect they originally had these half-hoods with the 'embedded' barrel adjusters-

...
01-18-23, 04:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 497
Posted By Schweinhund

The only description I can make is it's (the...

The only description I can make is it's (the schwinn) softer? Neither has a set of hand built wheels so stiffness there may be a variable. You also have to know that I haven't had a ridable road bike...
01-18-23, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By oneclick

Those would likely use the two-part adjuster that...

Those would likely use the two-part adjuster that breaks - pics in this post:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1222255-mafac-adjuster-repair.html
01-18-23, 02:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,588
Posted By seagrade

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

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01-17-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26,682
Views: 3,897,951
Posted By cudak888

It and the '51 are in the shop until that blasted...

It and the '51 are in the shop until that blasted file cabinet gets cleared out and sent to scrap. They're the ones that can go to the shop for a bit and not be the worse for wear.

'50 is third in...
01-17-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26,682
Views: 3,897,951
Posted By cudak888

Did some room refurbishing and dumped the IGH...

Did some room refurbishing and dumped the IGH fleet in it:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20230112_205028_404d4384b036a03bf0b2d237bf384fd9b9d1fc21.jpg

...
01-17-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By jdawginsc

Is it a Rossin? Probably not. Was it worth...

Is it a Rossin? Probably not.

Was it worth the $160 to get it here? Probably not.

But I love it and am going to build it and flash my blissful ignorance with pride.

Thus endeth the epistle.
01-17-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By jdawginsc

Unveiling the Fauxsin

So, some of you have followed with angst and anticipation the journey and arrival of the “Rossin” MTB from the lovely countryside in Italy to my door. ( pastorbobnlnh shoota ) Firstly, the packing...
01-16-23, 07:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,368
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/6123/6199567914_d9c3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/6123/6199567914_d9c38d80f6_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arQpxY)Frejus085 (https://flic.kr/p/arQpxY) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
...
01-15-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By veganbikes

Kool Stop, always Kool Stop or SwissStop for more...

Kool Stop, always Kool Stop or SwissStop for more modern stuff.
01-15-23, 10:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Pastor Bob, Here you go. The grips are...

Well Pastor Bob,
Here you go. The grips are listed as Exotics and are the real skins. The pink is likely belly skin since the pattern is so small. and the black one is more likely an adult skin....
01-14-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mad Honk

PB, I offer an alligator skin grip for golf...

PB,
I offer an alligator skin grip for golf putters and it sells for over $200 per grip. Not many takers for this luxury item but there are a few. Finding the real thing in a skin is a bit...
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