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05-19-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 92,706
Posted By crandress

Thanks everyone! The Box O' Crap is dead.. Long...

Thanks everyone! The Box O' Crap is dead.. Long live the Box O' Crap!
05-18-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 92,706
Posted By Chr0m0ly

The 8th Edition of the BOC is up!

Crandress,
A Very happy retirement to you, Sir. A huge thank you for the tutelage and initiation into the hallowed halls of Crapmanship.

The eighth edition of the BOC can be found here: ...
04-25-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,115
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Most everyone knows that they can message me...

Most everyone knows that they can message me personally, for I am the lead admin here.

That being said, I'd like to remind everyone that once they start or post a thread here, it is not "owned" by...
04-12-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 628
Posted By smontanaro

Anytime I start to wonder about how much any of...

Anytime I start to wonder about how much any of my bikes weigh, I just glance at my waistline and decide it's not really important. ;)
04-06-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57,524
Views: 8,358,434
Posted By 52telecaster

ive done this very thing. Great if the chainline...

ive done this very thing. Great if the chainline works out.
04-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,690
Posted By Eric F

The owner with his returned bike... ...

The owner with his returned bike...

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03-30-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By jsnmglbrt

He is not trying to shift. I was able to...

He is not trying to shift. I was able to reproduce the problem riding myself and I wasn't shifting either. I have experienced that kind of slipping while shifting. This is different.
03-20-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,701
Posted By jackbombay

Thats staged! Anyone that has a cat loads...

Thats staged!

Anyone that has a cat loads the TP in the "under" position!
03-15-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 57,524
Views: 8,358,434
Posted By 52telecaster

i have a 58cm 98 volpe framset id love to give to...

i have a 58cm 98 volpe framset id love to give to a good home
03-15-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,233
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Your bike has everything it needs to propel you...

Your bike has everything it needs to propel you into the world outside. You just need to go through that door.
03-13-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23,061
Views: 2,614,664
Posted By clubman

No doubt about that. Since I gave up on being...

No doubt about that. Since I gave up on being fast, I just wanna look good.
03-10-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 14,956
Posted By Manny66

I work Heavy Construction, EVERY day I go to work...

I work Heavy Construction, EVERY day I go to work theres a good chance I will be seriously injured, maimed for life or possibly killed. Thats My reality. The Corona virus or any other virus will not...
03-09-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,758
Posted By fishboat

FB bans tame blogs, but is chocked full of...

FB bans tame blogs, but is chocked full of weaponized political BS, while they sell your data to the highest bidder..or any bidder at all.. and when they get called on the mat for it they...
02-22-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By cb400bill

The is the best forum on BF.

The is the best forum on BF.
02-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,168
Posted By tgenec86

Bianchigirll is my hero

A thread was started a little while back about showing off our posters & cycling advertisements in our homes and workshops, and Bianchigirll posted her Clement poster, which in my unhumble opinion...
02-19-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,674
Posted By WizardOfBoz

Pure iron (Ferrite) is soft and mostly...

Pure iron (Ferrite) is soft and mostly commercially useless.
Add 4% or so carbon and you have cast iron. Can be moderately hard or soft but not accurately hardenable to allow use in modern...
02-17-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,567
Posted By ThermionicScott

You can still buy parts for Model T's. ;) But...

You can still buy parts for Model T's. ;) But this is the C&V forum, where the search for replacement parts for old bikes ought to be honored and assisted rather than scorned.
02-07-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,679
Posted By TinyTm

WOW, give it a break! First, what free advise...

WOW, give it a break!
First, what free advise did anyone ask for???

I'm sorry, I failed to read the sites disclaimer that we'd be attacked for grammar and or punctuation on all threads posted?...
02-06-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,012
Views: 262,088
Posted By Mad Honk

So I went to my local Fastenal store today...

So I went to my local Fastenal store today because like many here who need crank bolts and washers for Campy bottom brackets and arms. I was able to source 500 crank bolts that are grade 10 in the 15...
02-06-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Papa Tom

Ha! Now I gotcha. Funny you should mention...

Ha! Now I gotcha. Funny you should mention that, because my eyes have gone to the trash in the past year. They are so bad that I can barely find the TOOL, let alone any specific wrench on it. I...
02-06-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By Papa Tom

Why?

Why?
02-01-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,780
Posted By LNKFixed

The value of the bike is 100% sentimental per my...

The value of the bike is 100% sentimental per my first post.
01-29-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,583
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

DD, for me it never really ended, as it never...

DD, for me it never really ended, as it never ended for many on C&V.

In my case, in the early 2000s, I was still ridding my Schwinn Traveler bought with wedding money in 1980. It had replaced my...
01-28-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 92,706
Posted By crandress

I have the base, but the lid was beaten up and is...

I have the base, but the lid was beaten up and is gone. FBOATSB , who built the metal box originally, as agreed to reinforce the metal box to work better without the lid. I am going to forward it...
01-25-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 794
Posted By enock111

I have actually spent quite some time trying to...

I have actually spent quite some time trying to figure this one out but I guess you wouldn't know that would you. I am curious what your "10 second search" found that made my question so idiotic? I...
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,891
Views: 971,751
Posted By Dan Burkhart

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01-21-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,677
Posted By Mad Honk

I volunteer at a co-op that serves a lot of...

I volunteer at a co-op that serves a lot of homeless and indigent folks. We frequently find some of our clients are former addicts and folks who have gone through 12 step programs. If any of the BF...
01-21-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 813
Posted By HTupolev

700c is the same as 29". Unfortunately,...

700c is the same as 29".

Unfortunately, marketing people name rim sizes based on what they imagine the inflated tire diameter will be in the rim's imagined use case. "29er" is a term used on...
01-11-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 57,524
Views: 8,358,434
Posted By Bianchigirll

we need to get those people who drive rescue dogs...

we need to get those people who drive rescue dogs all over the country to start transporting rescue bikes too.
Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,711
Posted By TakingMyTime

If you've found that this therapy works for you...

If you've found that this therapy works for you I'm not going to argue or question your results Actually, if it does work for you I think that's great. One of the things I was trying to point out...
12-13-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By stardognine

Hey folks, I can see the likes for other posters,...

Hey folks, I can see the likes for other posters, but not for myself. Is that normal? I don't think I'm an ego-tripper, lol, just curious if anyone likes me. 🤔😁😉
11-25-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 57,524
Views: 8,358,434
Posted By ramones71

Ive been eyeballing that one for weeks and it...

Ive been eyeballing that one for weeks and it seems like a good deal but aesthetically that top tube just offends my soul!
10-25-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By 63rickert

Send me your unwanted Stronglight parts. Since...

Send me your unwanted Stronglight parts. Since you don't want them I'll only cover postage. If you send me something good I'll reimburse you for the trouble of packing and shipping and possibly a bit...
10-24-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By 63rickert

What on Earth is wrong with a Stronglight BB? Why...

What on Earth is wrong with a Stronglight BB? Why is it "funky"? All parts remain completely available. Perhaps the best high production bracket bearing ever. One of the best ever by any standard.
...
09-27-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,667
Posted By Darth Lefty

It was exactly what you think and you are right...

It was exactly what you think and you are right to be annoyed
Replies: 12
Views: 1,126
Posted By Deal4Fuji

From the Sheldon Brown website: For a...

From the Sheldon Brown website:

For a quarter century the easiest way to show you were a sophisticated, discriminating cyclist has been to make disparaging remarks about the Schwinn Varsity (and...
09-13-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 22,274
Posted By dangraham

When I first read the title of this post, I...

When I first read the title of this post, I recalled reading a thread in which one of the senior members criticized a new member for simply asking a question that, apparently, had been asked and...
08-02-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,578
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

GOOGLE: kenda k23 KENDA is the Only...

GOOGLE: kenda k23


KENDA is the Only manufacturer that I know of for these SCHWINN Only 26 x 1 3/8 (37mm - 597mm) Tires.

You can find them in BLACKWALL, GUMWALL, and WHITEWALL versions....
12-12-18, 10:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 11,863
Posted By jjhabbs

A gentle note to BF members

Ive been coming to this forum for many years. I have posted many times.. Hundreds actually. I love the feedback and the input from all of you that know more about my bicycles than I do. I really do!...
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