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10-18-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By vtchuck

Middlemore saddle was standard on mid 70's...

Middlemore saddle was standard on mid 70's Viscounts. The holes in the sides were for lacing.
10-18-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By steine13

>> For some bizarre reasons there are 7 clicks in...

>> For some bizarre reasons there are 7 clicks in the 7 speed BS50 shifter.

Funny. Truth is, there are SEVEN clicks in an 8 speed shifter, plus two 'half clicks' as you go beyond the intended...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-18-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By unterhausen

I recommend buying a nice file and going more...

I recommend buying a nice file and going more slowly next time. Hacksaw only what you can see and leave a little bit to file off.
If it wasn't a cheap fork, you definitely would have ruined it. A...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By pwyg

Those bosses were tig welded on you are also...

Those bosses were tig welded on you are also seeing weld under cutting common with tig joints.
i would not worry too much. As stated above the tubes are thick.
i have removed and moved hundreds...
10-17-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,075
Posted By bwilli88

PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Framebuilders
10-17-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By guy153

Fork legs are usually pretty thick. Just drop a...

Fork legs are usually pretty thick. Just drop a bit of weld in there and sand it all flush and nobody will ever know. Very unlikely to cause a failure.
10-16-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,307
Posted By pcb

'98 Rivendell Road Custom/Joe Starck ...

'98 Rivendell Road Custom/Joe Starck

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10-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,307
Posted By ascherer

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Forum: Great Lakes
10-14-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,124
Posted By detroitjim

Hadn't been to Belle Isle for about three months...

Hadn't been to Belle Isle for about three months . Went there there this past Sunday 10/9. Discovered in that time more of the trail has been added.
Only a short portion was added to where it...
10-14-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,307
Posted By DorkDisk

8sp Shimano 600 Tricolor shifters and derailleurs...

8sp Shimano 600 Tricolor shifters and derailleurs
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10-14-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 905
Posted By nlerner

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you...

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you don't expect it to, so you might not quite have the right tool for the job. This was from late October last year:...
10-13-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 668
Posted By LBCwanabe

Restoration of a Miyata 1000

Here are some pics of me restoring a Miyata 1000lt. I just stripped and applied rust proofing tonight. As far as I know it’s all original:...
10-11-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By noglider

I've been tutoring an 18-year-old man in various...

I've been tutoring an 18-year-old man in various life skills. He likes cycling, and he outgrew his teenage bike. I found this bike on the road in the winter, put out with a FREE sign on it. The two...
10-10-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By Pompiere

I just finished this Miyata for a friend. It...

I just finished this Miyata for a friend. It belonged to his late brother-in-law and he wanted to fix it up so his niece could ride it in memory of her dad. My friend said the bike sat outside, by...
10-10-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By rccardr

89 Bianchi Mondiale Frameset 57 X 56

Gorgeous 1989 Bianchi Mondiale frameset. This was Bianchi's top of the line frameset in 1989. Columbus SLX, 57cm CTC seat tube, 56cm CTC top tube, 164mm head tube. $600 shipped.

Lovely respray in...
10-09-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By hwheel72

FS: Shimano Arabesque Complete Group

Hello all,

For sale we have a complete set of the lovely Arabesque group. In extremely good shape and everything operates flawlessly. Front and rear derailleurs have excellent action and the rear...
10-08-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,081
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of retro grouches will buy it because it's...

A lot of retro grouches will buy it because it's bucking the fully integrated cable trend.
10-08-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By Topless68

I'm not sure if this counts as "wrenching", but...

I'm not sure if this counts as "wrenching", but it does involve tools, rubber tubing, wires, and gluing my fingers together at one point. :D

My youngest son follows a web series called Project...
10-07-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 425,142
Posted By jethin

I think we got our wires crossed mrv . I'm...

I think we got our wires crossed mrv . I'm looking for the shifters that bolt on to the downtube. There's a square boss on the downtube with a threaded hole to mount them. Like thia:
...
10-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 425,142
Posted By jethin

Thanks for the help Miele Man and mrv, these type...

Thanks for the help Miele Man and mrv, these type of shifters are new to me. I need to double check, but I believe I have a Shimano boss as I happened to try threading an M5 the other day and was...
10-06-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By ascherer

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I put this beautiful Sun crankset on my Mercian...
10-06-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 383
Posted By LBCwanabe

Post Cross Country Move

We are finally moved across country from Florida to Michigan, and I am unboxing and selling some bikes and components. Pics will be posted soon:

All of these bikes are very close to new/mint...
10-05-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,488
Posted By Cynikal

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.

I would vote for any modern crankset by Shimano.
10-05-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By denaffen

Nearly done with this one. Had an 11th hour...

Nearly done with this one. Had an 11th hour change to upgraded brakes, which will entail a little light drilling to accommodate the recessed nut. Other than that, I think it’s done. ...
10-05-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 425,142
Posted By jethin

ISO: Top mount shifters, square boss. Or even...

ISO: Top mount shifters, square boss. Or even just the mount so I can attempt hacking it into a cable stop.
10-05-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By krakhaus

I have a Dura Ace 7410 square taper. 175mm. I'd...

I have a Dura Ace 7410 square taper. 175mm. I'd let them go for like $60. I'll probably swap out the purple chainring bolts because I want them for my Mondonico....
10-04-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By leftthread

Got Sheldon's tool out and the $1.98 St. Vinny's...

Got Sheldon's tool out and the $1.98 St. Vinny's Craftsman. And a three foot length of 2 inch PVC sleeved over the Craftsman as the cheater bar....
10-03-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By rjhammett

I finished a total rehab of the Falcon San Remo...

I finished a total rehab of the Falcon San Remo last night.


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10-03-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By JacobLee

I’ve been struggling with this wheel. ...

I’ve been struggling with this wheel.

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I’ve...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,900
Posted By shelgame

Handlebar bender fail! I made this jig up...

Handlebar bender fail!

I made this jig up (based on dsaul's post in this thread) to bend the bar for the bullmoose, and it won't do it. I just pulled it off the bench. Might try again with more...
09-27-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,307
Posted By gthomson

Shimano 600 Arabesque group set on this Japanese...

Shimano 600 Arabesque group set on this Japanese made bike

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09-27-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By The Golden Boy

Show a close up of the paint! I remember...

Show a close up of the paint!

I remember the day after I got mine, seeing that Imron in the morning sun was the most magical thing for me.
09-25-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By jdawginsc

Friendly looking bike!

Friendly looking bike!
09-25-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By squarenoise

Another Touring Project - 84 Trek 520

Apparently I'm going through a "Cantilevers and a good deal? I'll buy it!" phase. Found this Trek 520 locally, right up the street even, and couldn't resist. It's been hanging in a garage for years...
09-25-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By hwheel72

FS: 1983 Team Fuji Special edition livery

This is a time capsule in terrific condition. About 97% original and in excellent shape. It's such a solid ride as well.There is a little scratch on top tube as seen in pictures but zero dents or...
09-23-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

mrv Actually, I’m looking for a 531 framed...

mrv
Actually, I’m looking for a 531 framed Raleigh with 54/55cm sizing to build. Thanks for the offer.
Cheers,
Van
09-23-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Warbird21

Picked this up on Facebook messenger. Two...

Picked this up on Facebook messenger. Two cleats. I don't have a lot of free wall space, so I mounted one cleat to some scrap lumber, and mount that in my big-ass bench vise. When not needed, the...
09-21-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By lonesomesteve

Looks like you've already decided to proceed with...

Looks like you've already decided to proceed with the plan. For what it's worth, I've silver brazed brake bosses using MAP gas for both cantilever brakes and frame-mounted centerpulls on a few...
09-20-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By jdawginsc

The entertainment value of the read of your copy...

The entertainment value of the read of your copy was much higher than your prices! Thanks for making me snicker! Dave
09-18-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By shoota

Just to close the loop here, 25-26mm tire is max.

Just to close the loop here, 25-26mm tire is max.
09-17-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 615
Posted By urbanknight

From one middle school teacher to another, it...

From one middle school teacher to another, it sounds like you have plenty of topics to cover and not much time to cover them and review them (remember, you're gonna have to say it more than once). My...
09-16-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 826
Posted By gravelinmygears

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Forum: Great Lakes
09-08-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By '02 nrs

annual swap meet on this year.

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09-07-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By gugie

It's not uncommon for framebuilders to use silver...

It's not uncommon for framebuilders to use silver for brake bosses, as long as you have a good miter with no visible gaps, and get good penetration all around. Brass/bronze is more forgiving.
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09-06-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By noobinsf

This seems more like a “why not” than a “why.” I...

This seems more like a “why not” than a “why.” I approve!
09-06-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 696
Posted By 52telecaster

You are brave and I think it's way cool!

You are brave and I think it's way cool!
09-05-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 553
Posted By bikemig

This is a spectacular bike. I own and ride...

This is a spectacular bike. I own and ride extensively a 1979 Trek 510, also full Ishiwata 022 frame tubing and low temp silver brazed. This is a classic, handbuilt sports touring bike from the...
09-02-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By orbeamike

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This 1985 Ritchey Team Comp has been getting a lot of saddle time.
09-02-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 470,781
Posted By orbeamike

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Finally found a bike worthy of these brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,700
Posted By MoAlpha

On another forum, I was subjected to an emphatic...

On another forum, I was subjected to an emphatic and unanimous verbal beatdown because I stated that half-wheeling wasn't the same thing as lapping wheels.
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