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01-15-21, 02:05 AM
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Posted By Insidious C.

^ I'll just dump it over on the rear derailleur...

^ I'll just dump it over on the rear derailleur an take a pic...
01-14-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By steelbikeguy

original? well, this is 100% original..... ...

original?
well, this is 100% original..... mostly because I haven't had the heart to actually use it and scratch up the wood soles when flipping pedals over.
...
01-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By obrentharris

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the...

The lovely replacement stop pin mounted to the cage of this Record derailleur was made by rootboy and sent to me as a gift.
As a result of that hand work and that generous gesture it is worth...
01-14-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,093
Posted By Kabuki12

I don't let my bikes out of my sight, ever! I do...

I don't let my bikes out of my sight, ever! I do not carry a lock , if I have to stop at a store I take the bike in with me . If the store objects , I find a different store. A while ago as I passed...
01-13-21, 11:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By Darth Lefty

The original is not as good as the engineer...

The original is not as good as the engineer wanted it to be. Platonic ideal, etc.
01-13-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By scarlson

I was wondering when the simulacrum would come...

I was wondering when the simulacrum would come up.

Just learned that word a month or two ago, listening to a Joanna Newsom song about a civilization that discovers time travel and decides to...
01-13-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By rustystrings61

Okay, I'll play - the copy becomes wonderful when...

Okay, I'll play - the copy becomes wonderful when the original has greater collector value as an artifact than it does as a working tool. In the bike world, it was cheaper for me to buy a new...
01-13-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,416
Posted By xiaoman1

Here is mine. Best, Ben ...

Here is mine.
Best, Ben

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Still a work in progress.
01-13-21, 04:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,272
Posted By thook

this should be over in the buddhist forum. is...

this should be over in the buddhist forum. is there a buddhist forum? if not, why? should there be? and, if there was, would there really be anyone posting there? if so, and no one was there to read...
01-12-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By BFisher

Immature trolling nonsense. Grow up.

Immature trolling nonsense. Grow up.
01-11-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By Eric F

No. Just no.

No. Just no.
01-11-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By billytwosheds

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good...

If there's direct evidence that this feel-good story may not be true, let's have it. Otherwise just let people feel good, right?

No need to harsh the mallow.
01-10-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By billytwosheds

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-08-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 229,629
Posted By thook

i think so, too. he had such a grasp on his...

i think so, too. he had such a grasp on his imagination and ...uh...freewill
01-08-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 229,629
Posted By thook

bah....gov't thanks for sharing :)

bah....gov't

thanks for sharing :)
01-08-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Iíd decided I didnít really want to take any pics...

Iíd decided I didnít really want to take any pics on my ride yesterday but couldnít resist when I passed this old ruin on a newly explored road. Unfortunately I couldnít get closer due to gates and a...
01-05-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,557
Posted By gugie

Well, I did learn that a beer can makes excellent...

Well, I did learn that a beer can makes excellent shim material.
01-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By thook

bikeforum replies containing every single one of...

bikeforum replies containing every single one of the large photos in the original post when it's totally unnecessary. trimming is a considerate thing
01-04-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By curbtender

I was pointing out to a friend that his time was...

I was pointing out to a friend that his time was off on his odometer by 5 minutes. He said he liked it that way because it was the only thing fast on his bike.
01-03-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By nlerner

Oh, wait, if it's BF-specific grievances, then I...

Oh, wait, if it's BF-specific grievances, then I need to add that I really hate any indoor pic of a bike. No, it doesn't look good posed in front of your sofa, stereo system, couch, bed, kitchen...
01-02-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By Classtime

It appears that the act of expressing what bike...

It appears that the act of expressing what bike stuff one is bugged by -- that doesn't bother others -- is pissing others off. Weird. Stop pissing. Save it for a sister thread: "What about your...
01-01-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By rjhammett

I agree with having the right jersey to go with a...

I agree with having the right jersey to go with a nice bike.

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01-01-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,271
Posted By nlerner

Ride less, drink more.

Ride less, drink more.
12-31-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 59,666
Views: 8,860,009
Posted By Wildwood

What else is new? Actually I have retired...

What else is new?

Actually I have retired some of the lesser active riders to parts donors. :o
Frejus&Follis relegated to future city bike conversions. Pinarello Record fork project on hold....
12-31-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 59,666
Views: 8,860,009
Posted By Wildwood

The person is not responsive to email. Either...

The person is not responsive to email. Either good interest from others, or i expect replies too much.

It would fit me with a 10cm stem, but I've bought 2 other bikes in last 10days.
12-30-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By rjhammett

Aluminum bikes. They are not allowed in my house....

Aluminum bikes. They are not allowed in my house. I have owned an aluminum road bike and an aluminum mountain bike. Couldn't get rid of them fast enough.
12-30-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By Kabuki12

funny you say that. I was at my favorite bike...

funny you say that. I was at my favorite bike shop that has been around since the seventies getting a new set of lights. I noticed while I was waiting for the guy to ring it up that all but one or...
12-29-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By Wildwood

Kludge wrenching....... ...

Kludge wrenching.......
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clear your handlebars, and your mind will...
12-29-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,618
Posted By steelbikeguy

something that bugs me, but I know it is just...

something that bugs me, but I know it is just something that works for the owner/rider, is routing the toe strap through the little loop in the buckle, thus preventing the strap from being tightened...
12-28-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By Kilroy1988

Replace the word "making" with "maintaining" and...

Replace the word "making" with "maintaining" and I think you get to the crux of what the others are saying... I like to buy bicycles that I know I'll be able to sell down the road when I'm interested...
12-28-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,388
Posted By tyrion

That's not what I said. Even if I'm not looking...

That's not what I said. Even if I'm not looking for an ROI, it's somewhat satisfying if the potential for ROI happens as a side effect.
12-28-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,557
Posted By noobinsf

You just won the tribute band naming contest!

You just won the tribute band naming contest!
12-28-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By curbtender

I got some grief for posting about using an...

I got some grief for posting about using an impact driver for that same purpose.
12-27-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,557
Posted By Darth Lefty

But I used the very best butter on my chain and...

But I used the very best butter on my chain and my square taper BB


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12-26-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,195
Posted By jethin

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a...

Probably one of you jerks will get them for a song. But Iíll be waiting for you at the pearly gates with my golden Colnago (or possibly in the pit on a flaming Huffy.)
12-26-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 33,036
Posted By juvela

----- Torresini fans might like to see this...

-----

Torresini fans might like to see this example dated by owner as 1949. Kitted with the Campag Paris Roubaix gear.

...
12-25-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By seypat

See this thread. Maybe I can help you. ...

See this thread. Maybe I can help you.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219616-fyi-diy-seatpost-binder-nut-80s-japanese-frames.html
12-25-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By downtube42

One of my first days volunteering at the bike...

One of my first days volunteering at the bike co-op, just Jay-Boy and me, a drunk showed up with a wheel that looked like a potato chip. He wanted us to fix it, but we figured it was toast. He could...
12-24-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Sometimes a bicycle just needs a hug.

Sometimes a bicycle just needs a hug.
12-23-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 621
Views: 39,922
Posted By bikingshearer

The version of this that I concocted for myself...

The version of this that I concocted for myself based on a lower-grade version of what you went through is: It's amazing what you can do and what you deal with when you don't have a choice.

As...
12-23-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By alexihnen

Photos from the 1984 catalog. ...

Photos from the 1984 catalog.


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12-22-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By Oldairhead

Freehand drillium is like an amatuer tattoo, it...

Freehand drillium is like an amatuer tattoo, it seemed like a good idea at the time!
...
12-22-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16,609
Views: 1,753,093
Posted By Drillium Dude

Not this guy :) DD

Not this guy :)

DD
12-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By pdlamb

At 3 months, I'd suggest you take it by the bike...

At 3 months, I'd suggest you take it by the bike shop and ask them what's causing that noise. A live, in-person mechanic has a much better chance of finding the cause than 100 strangers guessing...
12-21-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4,015
Views: 361,398
Posted By Prowler

I've done this too but also have a DIY pin...

I've done this too but also have a DIY pin spanner that is slim enough to sneak in between the arm and the cup. I made mine from a length of cattle electric fence wire. Wire made to hold horses in...
12-18-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By Murray Missile

:lol: I got it even if nobody else did LOL. I've...

:lol: I got it even if nobody else did LOL. I've had 2 brand new Kenda K34's do this.........
...
12-18-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 659
Posted By rjhammett

If you haven't purchased hoods yet check this...

If you haven't purchased hoods yet check this out. Free shipping, no tax and on sale. I just purchased a set for a pair of Campy levers....
12-18-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By Phil_gretz

There's still no reason why that couldn't be...

There's still no reason why that couldn't be converted into a perfectly serviceable bong. Of course, the lug brazing might leak...
12-18-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Road Fan

oh man, I can only dream! I'm much more couch...

oh man, I can only dream! I'm much more couch potato than even Bill, absolutely light years away from Ferrigno!
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