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08-12-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By KerryIrons

Grease works just fine in this application UNLESS...

Grease works just fine in this application UNLESS you plan to never clean and lube your bike. While not really true, in bicycling applications anti seize is just grease that lasts a long time in...
08-04-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 920
Posted By VtwinVince

I have both on some of my bikes, and the fit and...

I have both on some of my bikes, and the fit and finish of 3TTT units is as good or better than Cinelli.
08-03-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By cyccommute

I look on those values with a whole lot of...

I look on those values with a whole lot of suspicion. Their longevity estimates of 25000 km (15,000 miles) are way outside what most people report for chain longevities. That said, from their...
08-02-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By cyccommute

That’s not what the data says. One isn’t better...

That’s not what the data says. One isn’t better than the other. Wear intervals for either lubricant is the same. Friction wise, the range is very narrow on the order of 1.5 watts or less. On Ceramic...
08-02-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By cyccommute

First, White Lightning doesnít wash off. Itís a...

First, White Lightning doesnít wash off. Itís a wax which is even more hydrophobic than oilÖand oil is completely hydrophobic. That old ďoil and water donít mixĒ thing is a statement of polarity....
07-31-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,630
Posted By cyccommute

Grime isnít a given. Iíve ridden tens of...

Grime isnít a given. Iíve ridden tens of thousands of miles on dirt roads without collecting grime. Grime comes from using the wrong lubricant. As a long term user of White Lightning, I donít have...
Forum: Foo
07-14-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,579
Posted By msalvetti

That is awesome! We had something similar years...

That is awesome! We had something similar years ago when the kids were little. I've had nesting box set up for the last 2 or 3 years, but no owls. This year it looked like we might have some, this...
Forum: Foo
07-12-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,579
Posted By Harhir

Earlier this summer we have had a family of...

Earlier this summer we have had a family of screech owls in our backyard for several weeks. Parents and four young ones. Gorgeous birds. Unfortunately they seem to have moved on. But it was fun while...
07-01-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,350
Posted By rsbob

I use a Halo headband which has moisture...

I use a Halo headband which has moisture absorption plus a channel to divert remaining moisture away from your eyes. As opposed to a skull cap, your head can still breathe. Great product....
07-01-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By Dylansbob

I rode my '87 Technium 109 miles..... in '89 as a...

I rode my '87 Technium 109 miles..... in '89 as a teenager. Nowadays my body won't let me ride more than about 3hrs.
07-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,603
Posted By iab

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2...

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2 pics. 2 days, 200k, 8-9k climbing for the last 2 pics.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7276/7787757058_73fc7a6390_k.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 631
Posted By mschwett

2022 mid-year check in!

welp. it's july. almost.

i set a goal early this year of 6,000 miles and 360,000 feet of climb.

strava is smart enough to know that the end of june 30 is quite half the days in the year, so...
06-24-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,978
Posted By livedarklions

Not sure this one counts because it was a...

Not sure this one counts because it was a passenger. I'm pulling up to an intersection when all of a sudden the sliding passenger side door on a van to my left pops open in traffic which I...
06-23-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By bwilli88

If it is a 79 Record Ace, the RRA is actually...

If it is a 79 Record Ace, the RRA is actually about even with a Gran Sports. Both are 531 and decent components. I recently sold my 80 RRA and while it was a nice bike, it did not appeal to me....
06-10-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,027
Posted By cat0020

I remember it came in a case with a watch: ...

I remember it came in a case with a watch:
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/dura_ace_25th_1998.html
https://www.speedbicycles.ch/works/dura_ace_25th/speed_047.jpg...
06-09-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 6,805
Posted By 3alarmer

...the practice (and it does take a lot of repeat...

...the practice (and it does take a lot of repeat practice,) encourages the bracing of your arm and the shoulder tuck until it becomes your natural reaction to being thrown forward head first. And...
06-06-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,425
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure my fuel costs on the bike are...

I'm pretty sure my fuel costs on the bike are more, but I just can't stand the taste of gasoline.
06-03-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,382
Posted By Iride01

I use to not pay attention to gear indicators...

I use to not pay attention to gear indicators because I didn't have them on my road bikes. Though it took some effort to train myself not to look down at the rear to see what gear I was in. But I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 967
Posted By cyclezen

not crazy about cleaning the cassette with the...

not crazy about cleaning the cassette with the wheel on the bike...
messy cause the crap drips and the spray hits the wheel rim and tire... creating more which needs cleaning...
spraying water to...
06-01-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,797
Posted By northbend

Happy 531 Day. My contribution was to ride the...

Happy 531 Day. My contribution was to ride the Singer on the Middle Fork Road this afternoon.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52114269154_c8ebfe1d93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2npafzY)531 Day...
05-31-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,797
Posted By Straightblock

The bike I've had the longest. Colin Laing with...

The bike I've had the longest. Colin Laing with newer Colian decals.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51843099174_e2467e618e_h.jpg

Raleigh Pro track (https://flic.kr/p/2mZcrcu)
...
05-31-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 13,797
Posted By merziac

And "some" of the Paramounts. ;) ...

And "some" of the Paramounts. ;)


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Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By Wildwood

Evaluation request 1972 Zeus, 531 frame

Frame and fork purchased after damage straightened. I subsequently assembled with Zeus components mostly. Zeus hubbed clincher wheels, smooth as butter with supple 25mms. 58cmX57cm (ctc) with ~16cm...
05-25-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,299
Posted By gaucho777

Nice assemblage of DA parts. When capping off a...

Nice assemblage of DA parts. When capping off a DA 740X build, the post and stem are usually the most elusive bits to find since they are size-specific. Hopefully the frame you settle on will need a...
05-23-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By trainman999

Put a C Record or Chorus tripple on it a 32-34...

Put a C Record or Chorus tripple on it a 32-34 freewheel and a long cadge derailleur. It looks sompthing like this when done will get you up any hill. For $349 on ebay every thing you need except...
Forum: Foo
05-17-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By nathand

I've got a small community garden plot - roughly...

I've got a small community garden plot - roughly 4'x12', divided into 3 4x4 squares. Every year I try to squeeze too much into the plot because there's so much I want to grow, but this year I'm...
05-16-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,646
Posted By smd4

I repeat: Iíve never snapped a brake or shift...

I repeat: Iíve never snapped a brake or shift cable. I also ride a steel frame, use clips and straps, a quill stem, a leather saddle, tires with inner tubes and have quick release hubs. Sure, Iíve...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By indyfabz

Now that NJ legalized "it" a couple of months...

Now that NJ legalized "it" a couple of months ago, no. :D
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I do some restorations, and even have one...

.
...I do some restorations, and even have one Le Champion (from a different year) that I restored as a project.
But the problem with yours, as a project, is that so many of the original parts are...
05-10-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 884
Posted By iab

I've had more problems with sellers not on ebay...

I've had more problems with sellers not on ebay than sellers from ebay , but one person's experience in one person's experience.

What I don't understand is all the griping about ebay. Please name...
05-10-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 981,938
Posted By CV-6

The one that started it all. Purchased for $200...

The one that started it all. Purchased for $200 from a local racer in Columbia, MO 1972. Sort of an anniversary ride Saturday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52064416054_4198ef802e_h.jpg...
05-08-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By beng1

Second owner of 84 year-old NSU

This bike used to belong to an old friend of the family's. He bought it new in Europe in 1938 and then toured with it there right before WWII. He then brought it back to the USA with him before...
05-06-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,944
Posted By nodnerb

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike...

I'm with the OP on this one. If there is a Bike lane and someone is taking up an entire vehicle lane instead, whether it is legal or not, is pretty ignorant. It is illegal for cars to drive in the...
05-05-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 981,938
Posted By 356geoff

Pelissier

I was told that it Is a 1950. I took it apart and cleaned everything repacked bearings and rode it. I didnít repack the pedal bearings because these are some of the nicest pedals Iíve ever seen. The...
05-05-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By DanseMacabre

French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958

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French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1957...
05-04-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 897
Posted By Oldairhead

Map of French cycling brands.

Derosa classic is at it again, this time with a map of French brands.

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05-04-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By davester

It's Fruit Juice!

It's Fruit Juice!
05-04-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By jjhabbs

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-04-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By jjhabbs

70s Frejus restoration and build.

Hey guys.
I did this video in two parts. This is the cleaning of the frame and wheels. Part 2 coming soon. Also below are some pics
Thanks
JJ>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1RiP5X_Iv8&t=8s
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By Rides4Beer

If they're holding pace, what's the problem? If...

If they're holding pace, what's the problem? If they're slowing down, then yeah, they need to pull off and take a break.

I tend to take longer pulls, just depends on how I'm feeling. I usually get...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,731
Posted By yaw

I solo ride 99% of the time, great view, lots of...

I solo ride 99% of the time, great view, lots of pulling.

This is not helpful regarding your question but neither are random etiquette anecdotes from people that are not riding with the exact...
04-28-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 522
Posted By verktyg

Peugeot PR-10?

Only the 3 main tubes on Peugeot PR-10 models where made of Reynolds 531 tubing. The rear stays were made of Peugeot's "TUBE SPECIAL ALLEGE" tubing. The fork blades were made of sheet steel rolled...
04-27-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,293
Posted By banana jam

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be...

Bring them on! Remember the Tour is meant to be won by the best "all around" rider, not the best climber, time trialist, or one day specialist. There is a technique for riding the cobbles as well...
04-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,534
Posted By bargo68

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the...

Just to provide a data point: my Zunow from the mid eighties came with 27 x 1 Araya rims. It has a full Dura Ace 7400 group. Haven't weighed it, but it's light and fast.
...
04-24-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,670
Posted By 321gojo

I have been attempting to post up more detail...

I have been attempting to post up more detail pics, Let's see.
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04-24-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,475
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Raleigh Internationals are nice bikes, and...

The Raleigh Internationals are nice bikes, and might be available for not a ton of money. Like Gugie, I've got a copper International, and it really is a lovely bike!

For no reason in particular,...
04-24-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,475
Posted By gugie

I have a couple. ...

I have a couple.

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74 Raleigh International
...
04-22-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,670
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Useful maybe? This was my favorite at the...

Useful maybe? This was my favorite at the one-time-only classic bike show here in Tucson, so I made a point to post it. Same not-quite-identical decals, owner listed as 1961.
...
04-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By 75lechamp

Finally finished!

Finally finished this project after several diversions.... will go for a ride later today!

...
04-08-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,490
Posted By big chainring

I really liked the simplicity of my bike in my...

I really liked the simplicity of my bike in my youth. A folded sew-up strapped to the saddle and a Campy T-wrench in my pocket. Frame fit Silca pump. Thinking of reverting back to that. Nothing beats...
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