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05-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 315
Posted By trainman999

cb400bill decal says ProSeries

cb400bill decal says ProSeries
05-30-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 362
Posted By Olefeller77

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and...

I got a quite reasonable 2 year membership and the pop-up ads simply disappeared.
05-30-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By randyjawa

randyjawa Dump Finds...

I am utterly amazed at the stuff people throw away. As often as not, when I go to the little dump, near my summer cottage, I find something or other. I am almost afraid to start this thread for fear...
05-30-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By shoota

Messaged him and got dibs, just gotta figure out...

Messaged him and got dibs, just gotta figure out logistics.
05-30-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 140
Posted By butters3323

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Introductions
05-24-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By freesafety22

Thank you!

Thank you!
05-24-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 478
Posted By Doug Fattic

One of the reasons sloping tubes were not done...

One of the reasons sloping tubes were not done before mountain bikes became popular is that standard Campy or Shimano seat posts were not that long. I remember when I made custom frames in the 70's...
05-24-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 8,719
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Completely tertiary aside: One of the Seattle...

Completely tertiary aside: One of the Seattle bands I played in, in the late 80's was called "More Than A Box." Apart from its cute conceptualness (maybe not a real word?) I thought it was kind of a...
Forum: Introductions
05-19-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By rmplum

Here's a cut and past from the designer (Bryant...

Here's a cut and past from the designer (Bryant Bainbridge) that I've shared before on other sites:

"Well, it's kind of a sad story. The bike that got designed was not the bike
that got built due...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,060
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant...

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant cyclist touched you
05-15-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 367
Posted By randyjawa

The Easy Way To Remove Fossilized Bar Tape...

Over the years, I have run into some bar tape, the adhesive kind, that does NOT want to release from the bar. Got this late sixites Raleigh Carlton Corsair the other day and decided to harvest the...
05-13-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,185
Posted By qcpmsame

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to...

To paraphrase, "You don't have to be crazy to participate here, but it helps...."

Bill
05-12-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Albion

Many thanks!

Many thanks!
05-12-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By ahsposo

Damn! Makes me glad I spend the measly $12 to...

Damn! Makes me glad I spend the measly $12 to enjoy BF ad-free and pay the enormous salaries of the mods...
Forum: Introductions
05-11-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By rhys_t

Yeah im really looking forward to riding it, just...

Yeah im really looking forward to riding it, just run into some issues with it straight out of the box but hoping to get those resolved very soon and enjoy people are raving about.
05-11-20, 01:00 AM
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Views: 3,070,112
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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Well, I suppose no Pirate ship is complete without...
05-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 206
Posted By MKahrl

I'm going to guess the Falcon Super Route. I have...

I'm going to guess the Falcon Super Route. I have a white Falcon with the exact same Falcon decal on the down tube, same wrapover seatstays, same Maxi crank, same Weinmann brakes and same concave...
05-10-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 40,327
Posted By Scottybigs

Ď83 SP getting good use. Recent updates include a...

Ď83 SP getting good use. Recent updates include a Brooks Cambium Organic Light saddle, and last summer I cold set the rear triangle to 130mm and laced 9-speed Ultegra hubs to Pacenti Brevet rims. The...
05-10-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By LBCwanabe

1984 Trek 520 57cm

This bike is very clean. I am the second owner. The first owner put 200 miles on it. Iíve added about another 75 or so. Not many imperfections on this one. New tubes, tires, cables/housing....
05-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 138,751
Posted By prairiepedaler

St1000

Stopped a fellow rider today and asked if I could take a picture of her bike. She was an elderly lady who bought the bike new. She was dressed up in cycling garb ready to tackle the "gentle" Winnipeg...
05-09-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By daviddavieboy

Boredom is a terrible thing

While waiting for the paint to cure on a rebuild I am doing plus no cycling due to a bad sprain. A little photoshop time and some vinyl put through a cutting machine and viola! Not bad for a third...
05-09-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 377
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thank you, Al, for you contribution to my...

Thank you, Al, for you contribution to my lifetime on two wheels.

It all began with a red Schwinn Apple Krate:
...
05-09-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: May 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

I've included The Great Western Bicycle Rally, Long Crank Controversy, and TOSRV articles.
I've also included the Tour of Nova Scotia article as a pdf. I usually get a few requests for touring...
05-09-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By John E

I am glad my elder son is raising his boys right :)

Henry, age 5, and Erik, who turns 3 in June, preparing for a bike ride with Dad, who now has my beloved old 1980 Peugeot PKN-10, which fits him much better than it fit me. Erik rides in a Burley...
05-08-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 56,281
Views: 8,019,342
Posted By alexihnen

Banesto

This is cool. (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/233522968073518/)
...
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Yellowbird

excellent! Banana seat and ape hangers! I'll have...

excellent! Banana seat and ape hangers! I'll have the coolest mixte on the block.
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By T-Mar

Thank-you. That's the same emblem used on the...

Thank-you. That's the same emblem used on the Oxford Cycle emblem. So Oxford Japan Corp. and Oxjap do appear to be the same or at least related. ...
05-06-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By cudak888

Fun with a '49 Schwinn (video)

I've been spending most of the last two weeks shooting a fairly detailed "how to change your tube" video for work. It involved this shot (with a restomodded 1949 Schwinn - coincidentally, a bike I...
Replies: 10
Views: 243
Posted By juvela

----- "Mr. Bianchi" was Italian rather than...

-----

"Mr. Bianchi" was Italian rather than Spanish.

HIs first name was Edoardo.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edoardo_Bianchi

-----
Forum: Foo
05-03-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By EJ123

Neat website lets you look at historic aerial photos of your town back to the 40s/50s

This viewer (https://www.historicaerials.com/viewer) lets you look at old road maps and aerial photos from all the back to the 40s/50s. Some larger cities you can peek back into the 1920s. It's...
05-03-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Dwillems26

I was thinking it was when I started the thread....

I was thinking it was when I started the thread. My apologies, I will.
Replies: 18
Views: 834
Posted By znomit

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an...

Leave the GF at home. A car trailing is just an invite to bailout.
05-01-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,919
Posted By Wes in Missouri

What was your Gateway Bike?

Everyone has it or had it. That bike that was the one that started you on the road, or trail, to addiction. What was yours? Ours, my dad and mine, was a Spalding Blade. My father bought it new to try...
05-01-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By CAT7RDR

Ordered a pair of The Black Bibs Ultimate with...

Ordered a pair of The Black Bibs Ultimate with the DR Pad. Not cheap but not expensive either at $80. Will see if this will work for century rides w/ a lot of climbing.
04-30-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1983) Four Enthusiast Bikes for < $300

FUJI del Ray, MOTOBECANE Mirage Sport, PUCH Pacifica, and SCHWINN Le Tour Lux are reviewed.

In the FUJI review, a question is begged: "Do these quad butts make my frame look fat?"
...
04-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By caschnd1

Vintage Bike Shop Photos

I ran across this old photo from this morning. This is the Oak Ridge Bicycle Center in Oak Ridge, TN circa 1978. This is long before the days of ordering any parts on the internet and bike shops were...
04-29-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By SurferRosa

d) Drew e) Sell :eek:

d) Drew
e) Sell

:eek:
04-28-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By iab

My friend Ted Ernst can answer that question...

My friend Ted Ernst can answer that question properly.
04-28-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Chicago Al

Rust on top tube guides

I have had my 1985 Pro Miyata stored under a porch, under a cover, for a few years, and apparently I did not do an adequate job of cleaning it up before putting it there, as now it has the rust you...
04-27-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 113,353
Posted By Don23

Understand

Understand
04-26-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By iab

Good idea Bill. :thumb:

Good idea Bill. :thumb:
04-26-20, 04:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,255
Posted By Bianchigirll

Just A Small-town Move... Living In A Bike Filled World

What a week! After 6+/- hours of sleep I am still exhausted and stiff. Morticia and I have been moving most of the last two weeks after work and yesterday was the day to move the big stuff. Storage...
04-25-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 138,751
Posted By gaucho777

I spotted this beauty parked on a roof while I...

I spotted this beauty parked on a roof while I was out on a walk.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49819355696_fd3d22931d_k.jpg
...
Replies: 27
Views: 858
Posted By juvela

----- This was my first thought as well. ...

-----

This was my first thought as well.

However there are things which do not line up with trainer use:

it is only on the drive side

it is not on the top of the tube
04-23-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 844
Posted By 3alarmer

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04-23-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By 52telecaster

Vintage bikes getting it done.

We ran a bunch of errands today finished with grocery shopping.
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Forum: Introductions
04-22-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By sammy76

It is a Fuji Monteray it was a decent bike I...

It is a Fuji Monteray it was a decent bike I think. I trained and Road it in a Triathlon .....It came through with flying colors ....now it is relegated to my "vintage stable" I plan on making some...
04-22-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By randyjawa

Sorry to post this silly trial but want to get it...

Sorry to post this silly trial but want to get it right...
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By obrentharris

https://www.dorotheum.com/fileadmin/lot-images/40F...

https://www.dorotheum.com/fileadmin/lot-images/40F150519/normal/cinetica-giotto-2798119.jpg

If the bike is similar to this it is indeed rare. The information I can find on the internet is that it...
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