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06-18-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,075
Posted By panzerwagon

Miyata Alumicross. Stock Deore DX groupset and...

Miyata Alumicross. Stock Deore DX groupset and Wolber GTX rims. Besides saddle and tape, only modification was replacing the nitto dirt drop stem and handlebars with nitto dynamic stem and mustache...
06-14-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By treebound

I brought it to work with me today and managed to...

I brought it to work with me today and managed to put 13.7 miles on it during my lunchtime. It rides and rolls nice.

Photo is near my turn-around point for the lunch loop, Oak Leaf trail portion...
06-11-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those frames were epoxy-bonded, not welded. The...

Those frames were epoxy-bonded, not welded. The tubes fit over investment cast aluminum plugs on the head tube, seat cluster, and bottom bracket. The dropouts were also cast aluminum, with plugs that...
06-09-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,227
Posted By Londonsworld

These cranks have been put through hell and no...

These cranks have been put through hell and no cracks.

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06-04-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,780
Posted By bOsscO

Back to "Artist's impression of a bike".... ...

Back to "Artist's impression of a bike"....
While technically Todd McLellan is a photographer, his book 'Things Come Apart' is a very artistic take on the classic exploded diagram. I have his...
06-03-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 1,884,380
Posted By ExPatTyke

Did a few miles yesterday, out over the Levels,...

Did a few miles yesterday, out over the Levels, over Mudgeley Hill and into Wells, and back via Glastonbury, Shapwick Heath, and Mark. There was a warning of "occasional light showers" on the weather...
06-01-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 398
Posted By treebound

1987 Trek 1000

Sometimes a bike model keeps showing up, and sometimes one just gets you.

I recently picked up this Trek 1000 locally, the previous owner decided he was never going to get time to work on it. It...
05-31-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,198,042
Posted By Mdl

Ross Mt Hood Hi Tech

Complete impulse purchase in November - dazed by chrome. Lol 😂
instead of a before picture just think “crud”....
05-26-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,075
Posted By majmt

I don’t know if this would be considered C&V as...

I don’t know if this would be considered C&V as it’s the most modern bike I have.
...
05-25-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,075
Posted By malcala622

Does this count? ...

Does this count?

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05-22-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,015
Posted By bikingshearer

If you scroll through the article Choke linked to...

If you scroll through the article Choke linked to in Post # 5, all becomes clear - The Germans did this in WWI because of the shortage, expense and difficulty in the repair of rubber at the time....
05-22-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By juvela

----- three early modern era names were...

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three early modern era names were ASSOS, EDCO & NADAX, all from CH

Bayliss Wiley did a cartridge oil bath bottom bracket assembly in 1932 -

...
05-18-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,152
Posted By SurferRosa

Took some pics of my '87 the other day. ...

Took some pics of my '87 the other day.

https://i.imgur.com/araJorq.jpg
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https://i.imgur.com/NJDrWA5.jpg
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https://i.imgur.com/aydIf0O.jpg
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https://i.imgur.com/S1dkHCT.jpg
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05-10-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By T-Mar

Close but there is a qualifier. Miyata was the...

Close but there is a qualifier. Miyata was the only manufacturer who drew their own butted tubing. This started circa 1981. Prior to that, the butted tubing used by Miayata was sourced from Tange. As...
05-05-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,765
Posted By Andy Antipas

I have a few blue bikes............ ...

I have a few blue bikes............


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c1988 Eddy Merckx Century...
05-04-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle appears to be a Canadian...

The subject bicycle appears to be a Canadian market PB14, circa 1988, These bicycles were marketed to the shorter, female triathlete.

Prior to the mid-1980s, most females rode step-through frames....
05-04-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,157
Posted By Doug Fattic

A bicycle with a 24" front wheel and a 27" back...

A bicycle with a 24" front wheel and a 27" back wheel was a solution Bill Boston (a frame builder in New Jersey) came up with in the 1970's to solve the problem of toe overlap on smaller women's...
04-28-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,198,042
Posted By Chach0

Big brother / little brother.... '83 Viper & '86...

Big brother / little brother.... '83 Viper & '86 Ascent
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04-26-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By cudak888

Beware, I'm not going to sugar coat this reply -...

Beware, I'm not going to sugar coat this reply - but please note that this is not personal.

When was the last time a 531 frame showed up on this forum, CR, or anywhere else on the internet with a...
04-22-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,117
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Came here to say that the aluminum forks that...

Came here to say that the aluminum forks that I've had on bikes, from the OMG scary stiff bone-shaker Cannondales (1989, 1991, and 1992 respectively) were fine. One can make any material rubbish for...
04-21-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,583
Posted By jet sanchEz

Unicrown forks are lighter, stronger and cheaper...

Unicrown forks are lighter, stronger and cheaper to produce.
04-11-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 35,207
Posted By jamesdak

Try the Softride Owners group on FB: ...

Try the Softride Owners group on FB:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/36519069043
04-08-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By CO_Hoya

In that case, that is the anchor point for the...

In that case, that is the anchor point for the cable for the front derailleur.

There was a short period of time where some MTBs used a modified bottom pull FD with top tube mounted cabling.
...
04-03-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,194,762
Posted By hazetguy

a friend of mine picked this up for me today. ...

a friend of mine picked this up for me today.

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Ross Signature Triad 508
03-31-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,452
Posted By dddd

I followed up with my tried-and-true Sawsall...

I followed up with my tried-and-true Sawsall method after narrowing the height of my long Diablo demolition blade on the bench grinder to fit inside of the seatpost ID.

Trick here is to probe the...
03-31-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 26,478
Posted By ski4bob

Schwinn 354

The 354 was the only model that used a normal seat post clamp. I completely modernized mine and honestly it's a great bike. Climbs very well and handles like a fine sports car. ...
03-26-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,452
Posted By dddd

Always happy to share a rare "wrenching" victory,...

Always happy to share a rare "wrenching" victory, as in this case where an over-sized steel seatpost had been pounded in back in the ~1960's.

Failing patience and hot removal, one can resort to...
03-23-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,194,762
Posted By JaccoW

Not bicycle related (yet) but I picked up a 60's...

Not bicycle related (yet) but I picked up a 60's Husqvarna Combina 19E sewing machine for free!

A fully mechanical industrial-ish machine that should have no problem going through heavier...
03-16-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 727
Posted By randyjawa

Looks like improper derailleur set-up, to me.

Looks like improper derailleur set-up, to me.
03-13-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 486
Posted By non-fixie

I believe that to be an early Cees Raas bike....

I believe that to be an early Cees Raas bike. From 's Heerenhoek, Holland. Cees was Jan's uncle and built bikes under the CERA brand. Here's another one:
...
03-07-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 301,234
Posted By genejockey

This was my first road bike, an R500 purchased...

This was my first road bike, an R500 purchased back in 1995. It came with an RX100 triple, and 7 speeds in the rear, and downtube shifters. I very quickly modified all that, so it was running a Campy...
02-28-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By MarkinOz

Any Terry Dolan built “Cougar Bike” owners out there??

Managed to pick up this early 90’s English “Cougar” built by Terry Dolan for ex pro Malcolm Elliot. The Delta’s immediately caught my eye, can’t believe I managed to score this package!😁

...
02-23-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By Catnap

Easy Home Made Freewheel Vise

In the "Unlikely Tools" thread, I mentioned a home made freewheel vise I have in my workshop. Some folks asked for photos, so I thought I might as well create a stand-alone thread showing how it...
02-23-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 700
Posted By Andy_K

I generally rush every bike into rideable...

I generally rush every bike into rideable condition and then slowly plan to rebuild it and accumulate parts until I can turn it around completely. So I end up with bikes that have a history like...
02-18-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,980
Posted By randyjawa

Thanks to those who know more about cents that I...

Thanks to those who know more about cents that I do and have more sense than some younger people that were involved. No motorcycle for me. Pooey stinko! However...

Many other items were found...
02-08-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,198,042
Posted By bOsscO

Do you mean Genuine Innovations;...

Do you mean Genuine Innovations; https://www.genuineinnovations.com/
I couldn't find anything online for Design Innovations.
02-03-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By geeteeiii

I suspect this frame was a early monday or late...

I suspect this frame was a early monday or late friday build - special olympic edition HVZ Start Shosse:
...
01-31-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 1,884,380
Posted By ExPatTyke

Short ride today. I went out on the bike...

Short ride today. I went out on the bike yesterday to meet my wife when she finished work, as I thought my route would give 500 miles for the month. I checked Strava as I got to her car, and it...
01-28-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 1,884,380
Posted By djkashuba

First good rain of the season has the water falls...

First good rain of the season has the water falls going.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50885524978_b1dd131117_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kwzBKy)
Caz Fall (https://flic.kr/p/2kwzBKy) by...
01-28-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,551
Posted By T-Mar

Centurion Manufacturers

Recently, there was a long and lively discussion (now locked) regarding the identity of the prime manufacturing source for Centurion bicycles during the 1980s. The central point of discussion...
01-26-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By jackbombay

Help with Trek ID please.

This bike was at the dump, it is now in my garage :-)

Wheels might come back to straight with some truing, but might not, frame has some dings on it, but does appear to be straight.

No decals...
01-25-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,801
Posted By thinktubes

I don't know if it's good, but there is the Trek...

I don't know if it's good, but there is the Trek 1200.
01-24-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,194,762
Posted By alexihnen

Neighbor was literally throwing these in a...

Neighbor was literally throwing these in a dumpster.

...
01-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By CrowSeph

UPDATE i used the soldering gun to make the...

UPDATE i used the soldering gun to make the holes.
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01-08-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,142
Posted By steelbikeguy

I wasn't expecting to hear a discussion of wire...

I wasn't expecting to hear a discussion of wire wrap!

I've got an electro-mechanical clock that my dad bought in Germany in the 40's. It has a switch linked to the escapement that briefly powers...
12-31-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By masi61

Very cool ride ! I remember seeing that one...

Very cool ride !

I remember seeing that one in the '91 catalog. That headset looks like a Mavic, yes?

I purchased a similar Cannondale size small touring bike with all original components...
12-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By sloar

Cannondale ST 1000....Finally

I’ve been searching for a 1000 for years and was finally able to pick one up today. Even came with the rack and bags, also a front rack and Superbe pedals. I’m switching the shifters to barcons and...
12-25-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By NJgreyhead

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary...

And Mountain's cover of Theme for an Imaginary Western (by Jack Bruce) is a Top Ten tune for me.
12-23-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,403
Posted By Hobbiano

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon...

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon as you spend the money on this one, they'll show up.
12-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17,390
Views: 1,884,380
Posted By JacobLee

I had a good little list of reasons not to take a...

I had a good little list of reasons not to take a quick ride this morning and I’m glad I ignored them!
...
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