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01-12-22, 06:33 AM
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Posted By AeroGut

In the early days of Bridgestone MTBs, their...

In the early days of Bridgestone MTBs, their higher end models were specced with short or medium cage derailleurs and triple cranks. But it was considered unusual enough that they included this note...
01-10-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,654
Posted By shoota

I found a NOS one, so thatís fun. ...

I found a NOS one, so thatís fun.
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01-08-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 157
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Posted By ascherer

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Collected this 1975 a few weeks ago. Replacement...
01-08-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By jamesdak

As in the hardware above, leather washers for all...

As in the hardware above, leather washers for all the connection points that you can use them on. My old AMF Hercules had some creaky old fenders but leather washers at the mount points took care of...
01-08-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By JacobLee

Everybody that passes me with PDW fenders, and...

Everybody that passes me with PDW fenders, and everyone does, rattles. I found a set at an estate sale for $3, and have installed them on 2 different bikes with okay results, but I donít think Iíd...
01-08-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By jamesdak

I can't speak to that brand but the metal VO ones...

I can't speak to that brand but the metal VO ones paired with the soft cushy tires on my old S12-s were a much noisier combination than any other fender setup I've run. Mostly plastic fenders on my...
01-08-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I have some on my city bike, close to a year now,...

I have some on my city bike, close to a year now, and haven’t noticed any issues.

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01-08-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
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...
12-29-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By avecReynolds531

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Previously posted in C & V, a Birmingham (UK) made John Perks tourer...
12-28-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Roger M

I was thinking about this the other day. I saw...

I was thinking about this the other day. I saw that someone posted a link to a 68cm Sequoia recently. There's not too many of these 68cm Specialized bikes, but I can count at least five of them in ...
12-28-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By Drillium Dude

"Wife and girlfriend..." :thumb: ...

"Wife and girlfriend..."

:thumb:

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12-28-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By squarenoise

I'm a wide footed size 12 and the most...

I'm a wide footed size 12 and the most comfortable pedal for me has been the Specialized Touring model from the 80s. They can be pricey when they pop up, but well worth it IMO....
12-28-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By Andy Antipas

Moto-Gugie? Grand Record Re-Imagined

Because of gugie and AndyK , I have been experimenting with 650b bikes a bit for the last four or five years. I have restored a few including the 1951 Helyett, 1957 Peugeot PL-50, and 1964 Peugeot...
12-28-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those look like Sakae Ringyo SP-11: ...

Those look like Sakae Ringyo SP-11:

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12-25-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By davester

I love everything about that bike, and it's my...

I love everything about that bike, and it's my size too. What was your address again?
12-25-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,525
Posted By merziac

They're plenty trust worthy I think, should be...

They're plenty trust worthy I think, should be for the $$$$$$ they ask for their stuff, seen plenty bikes from them priced like well preserved, excellent condition collector bikes when they were...
12-24-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 758
Posted By nlerner

Some years back, I won a SuperCourse fork on eBay...

Some years back, I won a SuperCourse fork on eBay and used it likely in a similar situation in which the original fork had a stuck stem. What was a bit of a surprise is that the fork came with this...
12-24-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,378
Posted By greg3rd48

There she is! I am glad that beauty found a...

There she is! I am glad that beauty found a suitable home... Merry Christmas from the BX!
12-24-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,505
Posted By wschellen

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80ís Romic 650b conversion.
12-23-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By rossiny

Brand new

Just picked this up! Looks pretty much original. Very little use. Needs to be gone through.. ...
12-22-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,505
Posted By iab

Is there a prize for shortest fender line? I...

Is there a prize for shortest fender line? I present 6 inches of pure goodness (at least, that's what I tell my partner).
...
12-22-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,505
Posted By Germany_chris

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The fenderline on my CC is great, I think I'm going to pull them and go back...
12-20-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By northbend

Merry Christmas to you all! ...

Merry Christmas to you all!

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12-20-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By clubman

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12-20-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By alcjphil

My Bertrand touring bike: ...

My Bertrand touring bike:
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12-20-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By oneclick

That's what I thought, and as I'm both partial to...

That's what I thought, and as I'm both partial to that colour combination and not too lazy to post pics here are a few:

This Torpado has some brothers; pics of their frames follow, they are mostly...
12-20-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By fabiofarelli

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12-20-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By Drillium Dude

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12-20-21, 01:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By merziac

Merry Paramount Christmas ;) ...

Merry Paramount Christmas ;)


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12-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,204
Posted By Roger M

Green and/or Red bikes: Post up some Christmas colors.

Happy Holidays everyone.

I picked up a a couple red bikes and my first green one this year. Here's a few of mine.

Show off your holiday colored bicycles.
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12-19-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,020
Posted By droppedandlost

I also have one of these early GJ frames. Notable...

I also have one of these early GJ frames. Notable differences from the official 1974 catalog debut are Campy dropouts, script font on downtube, chrome fork crown and the headbadge (mine is foil)....
12-19-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,020
Posted By PilotFishBob

I rode mine just last week. Despite being rigged...

I rode mine just last week. Despite being rigged out in full randonneur mode, it feels incredibly light and nimble. It's one of those I was thinking of selling this spring but riding it has convinced...
12-18-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,531
Posted By squarenoise

Finally sorted out a proper wheelset (Sansin...

Finally sorted out a proper wheelset (Sansin Gyromaster Hubs laced to Ukai Rims, 40H Rear/36H Front), made a few other tweaks, and calling it done (for now).

The B17 saddle wasn't working out so I...
12-16-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,378
Posted By jonwvara

You got a good deal on a nice bike. Well worth...

You got a good deal on a nice bike. Well worth putting some money into it, in my opinion. Don't paint the frame! It has a very nice amount of patina right now.
12-15-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,378
Posted By juvela

----- the most striking non-original bit is...

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the most striking non-original bit is the wheelset

instead of Normandy Luxe Competition hubs with MAVIC Monthlery tubular rims the cycle is wearing Normandy Sport hubs with RIGIDA...
12-13-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By Steve Bauserman

Rene Herse Show and Tell

This has been on my list of grail bikes for many years. I have had four escape me at various auctions because of not wanting to pay obscene prices. They do not come up for sale often. I was amazed to...
12-12-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By 2flit

Barlow Pass 38mm on the rear and not sure but...

Barlow Pass 38mm on the rear and not sure but probably a 32 on the front, I lost and extrralight 32mm to a sidewall flat well outside of Rocky Mountain House and wound up with a Panaracer spare for...
12-11-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By 2flit

Specialized Expedition circa 1984 on a 14 day...

Specialized Expedition circa 1984 on a 14 day trip out of Calgary.

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12-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By Roger M

The Last Bike I'm Buying... Cannondale content

for 2021...

I only wanted a crankset for the remainder of this year. I happened upon it this morning, perusing the local classified sites. It just happened to be attached to a bike that fit me. At...
12-03-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By noglider

Most people donít know how bikes work

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11-30-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,134
Posted By Roger M

I guess this one was eleven years in the...

I guess this one was eleven years in the making...

Finally finished this Bridgestone 200 for my daughter this year. I'm happy to report that she loves her bike, and commuted 450-500 miles over the...
11-29-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By Ger482

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my 51 year old Claude Butler.I did a rebuild for it's 50th year .I've had...
11-28-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 2,653
Views: 930,452
Posted By deux jambes

Ready for an unnecessarily long post? I blame it...

Ready for an unnecessarily long post? I blame it on the fact that I never put a thread together showing the rebuild of the '76 Limited Touring. So if you're game, here goes...

I shared my...
11-26-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 80,976
Posted By justcynn

scored a Black Shimano 105 3x9 Group for one of...

scored a Black Shimano 105 3x9 Group for one of my Longer Wheelbase Bikes. I'll call it the black Friday find. Dad why did your alarm go off at 9:25AM, hold on kids - I need to go win an Ebay...
11-26-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,005
Posted By johnnyace

Here you go: ...

Here you go:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51705700105_2f89f171f3_3k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mM4ef2)1986 Peugeot PXR80 (https://flic.kr/p/2mM4ef2) by John Jones...
11-25-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,005
Posted By johnnyace

Received my medium saddle bag a couple of days...

Received my medium saddle bag a couple of days ago. Looking good on the Peugeot!
...
11-25-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By gugie

Shoes? Aye, you were lucky to have shoes...

Shoes?

Aye, you were lucky to have shoes...
11-25-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By RustyJames

Good one. Itís exactly why I donít have any...

Good one. Itís exactly why I donít have any cycling specific clothing except for clipless shoes.
11-23-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 695
Posted By robertj298

Everything on the bike is original. The previous...

Everything on the bike is original. The previous owner bought the bike brand new in 1985 Rode it a half a dozen times and decided biking wasn't for him.
Hung it in his garage until this year when he...
11-23-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 695
Posted By robertj298

I'm thinking the honey brown is the way I will...

I'm thinking the honey brown is the way I will go. I forgot to change the photo. The Bike
now has a brown leather Brooks saddle on it. I took the original saddle in the picture
which looks like new...
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