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06-14-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 928
Posted By unworthy1

any Specialized or Suzue with sealed cartridge...

any Specialized or Suzue with sealed cartridge bearings are "keepers" as well as our faves: any Mavic 500 series!

I'd agree that MODERN Miche hubs are very desirable, but the OLD Campy NR clones...
06-06-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,454
Posted By rccardr

There are bunches of excellent low mileage...

There are bunches of excellent low mileage Shimano dual pivot calipers out there. 5500,5700,6500 and 6600 are at the low end of the price spectrum, under $50 a pair.
They’ll work as well as anything...
05-26-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 891
Posted By 52telecaster

My father designed the sleeve metering fuel...

My father designed the sleeve metering fuel system for caterpillar truck engines. It had to be completely mechanical. He so wanted it to be electronically controlled but the powers that were said no....
05-23-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 640
Posted By rustystrings61

Is this a Wastyn-built bike of some stripe? The...

Is this a Wastyn-built bike of some stripe? The lugs looks similar to the ones they used before switching to Nervex Professionals - maybe 40s? Are there points on the head lugs aimed at each other?
05-23-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,124
Posted By bbbob

Highly likely it was sold by Spence Wolf, so the...

Highly likely it was sold by Spence Wolf, so the A. Singer records will indicate such. "made in France" indicates an export. The Mafac brake stiffener is a "spensism"... same with the choice of...
05-14-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By merziac

There may be one too few. :roflmao2:

There may be one too few. :roflmao2:
05-09-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 756
Posted By panzerwagon

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes...

For a more economical option, Panaracer makes their 26" Pasela tyre in various sizes as thin as 1.25" (if I'm not mistaken). For example:...
05-09-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,006
Posted By Daniel4

Unfortunately, this memorial or marker will only...

Unfortunately, this memorial or marker will only remind bad drivers to blame any parent for letting their kids ride on roads where they drive.
05-09-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,158
Posted By repechage

Top of my build list would be a chase and face of...

Top of my build list would be a chase and face of the bottom bracket, then decide if a traditional or cartridge would be best.
I worked for a Bob Jackson selling shop and that was an issue...
05-09-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By RustyJames

I’m glad I’m not the only one that thinks like...

I’m glad I’m not the only one that thinks like this…😇
05-08-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By jamesdak

If only the current war criminal would do folks a...

If only the current war criminal would do folks a favor and commit suicide like Hitler did.
05-05-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By jolly_codger

Interesting summary, thank you for posting. What...

Interesting summary, thank you for posting. What I don't understand is why anyone would begrudge his winning the world champion's jersey. Two riders breaking away and staying away means that either...
04-24-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By jdawginsc

What the heck is going on with that...looks like...

What the heck is going on with that...looks like an artisanal frame of great quality, with poopy components except the Ritchey stem. The handlebar was just tossed in there obviously to make it a...
04-20-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 675
Posted By rccardr

Two words: Nitto Noodles.

Two words: Nitto Noodles.
04-18-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks like a something suited for product...

Looks like a something suited for product placement in the movie "Idiocracy".

These "edgy" product names, IMHO, are stoopid, no matter how accurate they might ultimately be!

DD
04-15-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,137
Posted By dedhed

needs oval chainrings

needs oval chainrings
04-05-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,031
Posted By JacobLee

Hey, whaddaya know! Congrats to them for...

Hey, whaddaya know! Congrats to them for outlasting Bike Gallery, which is technically still open, but now a Trek shop.
04-03-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,031
Posted By roadcrankr

Total $425 for both worth the price of...

Total $425 for both worth the price of International frameset, headset, saddle, and hubs alone. You can affordably return it to it's original glory.
04-01-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,821
Posted By ollo_ollo

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to...

Tried it on one of my commuter bikes prior to retirement. Liked the clean, no finish tape look but the exposed edge soon developed curl where my hand positions were located. Still, must not have...
03-28-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 911
Posted By jon c.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.
03-26-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By merziac

You only want this done with proper HT reamer by...

You only want this done with proper HT reamer by someone that knows how to properly wield it, even if its not right, it may not tolerate much if any material removal before it becomes oversize and...
03-24-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By JohnDThompson

Before ruining the paint, I'd pop out the headset...

Before ruining the paint, I'd pop out the headset cup and look at the inside of the head tube to see if the crack extends into the tube or is just in the lug.
03-22-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Soody

8spd campagnolo ergos would work though the...

8spd campagnolo ergos would work
though the nice record/chorus ones are expensive and generally they're very beat up and needing new hoods and overhaul, or, extremely expensive

But they do index...
03-22-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By sloppy12

microshift, micronew, sensah(might be 2x only...

microshift, micronew, sensah(might be 2x only cant remember.), shimano turney
03-20-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 606
Posted By 52telecaster

Blues influenced kid who plays a Les Paul through...

Blues influenced kid who plays a Les Paul through a 15 watt tube head and a celestion vintage 30. He is being recruited by a couple of local bands. I teach him off and on. Mainly he is broke and...
03-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,739
Posted By sjanzeir

This species isn't native to these parts.

This species isn't native to these parts.
03-14-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,739
Posted By Paul Barnard

Assuming daylight conditions with no fog or rain,...

Assuming daylight conditions with no fog or rain, bicyclists are easy for safe, alert motorists to see. With our lights and bright colors, we are trying to steal attention from the disengaged or...
03-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,981
Posted By JanMM

Smells like a conspiracy theory.

Smells like a conspiracy theory.
03-06-22, 10:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,755
Posted By Russ Roth

Yes, work to get it changed. But we're a nation...

Yes, work to get it changed. But we're a nation with far too many stupid and ridiculous laws, some of them deserving no more consideration than saying **** it. 600.00 fine is a gross overreach....
03-04-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,737
Posted By gugie

I'm wondering if assembly in US was to avoid...

I'm wondering if assembly in US was to avoid tariffs for complete bikes.
02-12-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By zukahn1

I'm thinking that it is mid 60's Catalina that...

I'm thinking that it is mid 60's Catalina that has had the rear drops changed. Based on the fancier holed lugs which where gone for simpler stuff by the late 60's and the blocky Vitus drops didn't...
02-08-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 528
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I would avoid having to use a hanger extender...

I would avoid having to use a hanger extender (Wolf Tooth as example) as it will increase the amount of open chain between the cassette and the guide pulley IN ALL COGS. Often resulting in loss of...
02-06-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By bark_eater

Since your working on a 10 year plan, I'd...

Since your working on a 10 year plan, I'd suggest looking for some one who already has a mail order bicycle niche accessory business. If the infrastructure is already set up, it would be easier to...
02-04-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By jethin

The Lady Tetanus. But srsly I like it!

The Lady Tetanus.

But srsly I like it!
02-01-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By Trueblood

New excuse for not being able to get to school to...

New excuse for not being able to get to school to turn in homework - my Panda ate my bicycle.
01-31-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 696
Posted By gugie

I measure that off by 0.02 degree from parallel....

I measure that off by 0.02 degree from parallel. I'd be happy to take it off your hands, heck I'll even pay shipping for that clearly damaged frame.
01-31-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,179
Posted By Polaris OBark

I guess this is a way to shake down the...

I guess this is a way to shake down the independently-owned bike shops and coerce them into selling to Specialized.

Trek has similar goals, but I don't think they have implemented the squeeze in...
01-31-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,179
Posted By Polaris OBark

From the consumer's point of view, the advantage...

From the consumer's point of view, the advantage of buying direct from Canyon is to save a few hundred bucks. Unless I have misread everything, there is no such cost savings involved for Specialized...
01-31-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,639
Posted By bear_a_bug

Live in a major city and you've likely seen how...

Live in a major city and you've likely seen how many riders are out there on townie-converted or drop-bar converted 80s/90s rigid MTBs. You can go cheap on your conversions, or you can go brand new...
01-29-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 735
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I have often wished that a designer (or maybe the...

I have often wished that a designer (or maybe the bean counter that approves the designer's projects) would be required to work on what they make/sell. And not only in the comfort of a warm and dry...
01-28-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By cxwrench

Make sure your front derailleur will shift a 20t...

Make sure your front derailleur will shift a 20t difference AND that your rear derailleur has the capacity to deal with it. Their stuff is top notch.
01-22-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By beech333

Wow, those are pretty cool. I feel a mix of sad...

Wow, those are pretty cool. I feel a mix of sad and glad that these are too small for me.

GLWS :thumb:
01-19-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,760
Posted By due ruote

If you hold an investment for 50 years and have a...

If you hold an investment for 50 years and have a return of zero before adjusting for inflation, that’s a pretty poor investment.
This is why the value in bikes comes from riding them. Anyone buying...
01-18-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,251
Posted By clubman

Alright, a free Japanese Lotus from the...

Alright, a free Japanese Lotus from the 80's...nice. I like how clean that dropout is on what's likely a lower model.

It's probably a great ride and your daughter should love it. Good for her for...
01-17-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,376
Posted By repechage

Very accomplished. Very sad. He and his wife...

Very accomplished.
Very sad.
He and his wife appeared to be a dynamic duo.
Going to be tough.
01-16-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 632
Posted By thinktubes

Sounds like my cousin Steve, except for the bike...

Sounds like my cousin Steve, except for the bike stuff. The “good news” always finds a way into a convo.

Edit: maybe Roger Durham of Bullseye?
01-11-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,726
Posted By JohnDThompson

Nope. I've seen the kind of sausage-making that...

Nope. I've seen the kind of sausage-making that goes into spec'ing bikes for market, and how parts availability can lead to component changes that don't get reflected in the catalogs. I'll use...
01-11-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,726
Posted By nomadmax

No. Every bike in my fleet is a rider and...

No.

Every bike in my fleet is a rider and has improvements to the pedals, saddle, bars, stems and gearing. I'm not 28 years old any more.
01-09-22, 11:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,805
Posted By Andy_K

Handlebar bag support

(tl;dr -- I got a new handlebar bag support today, hand-made by gugie while I watched. Scroll down for pics if you don't want to read the back story.)

About a year ago, I picked up an Axion...
01-08-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By gugie

Pretty sure noisy fenders are the result of the...

Pretty sure noisy fenders are the result of the installation rather than the fender. Since the full name of the company is Portland Design Works, they can't be bad.

But my go to fenders are from...
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