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10-20-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,173
Posted By matheui

Great solution

Bikers, who facing this problem, I think tighten is great solution.
10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-15-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 451
Posted By ThermionicScott

Oh hey, I just belatedly realized something!...

Oh hey, I just belatedly realized something! You're building a fixed-gear, but Dura-Ace 7402 was/is a road crankset. Therefore, the stock bottom bracket spec (112mm) is going to be WRONG for your...
10-11-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 579
Posted By TugaDude

If you haven't, you should read and study Sheldon...

If you haven't, you should read and study Sheldon Brown's technique to address the issue. It is in the following link:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/no-derailers.html

Read all of the info, but...
09-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,961
Posted By grant40

I don't understand the "Wabi cult". I feel like...

I don't understand the "Wabi cult". I feel like you can get any high end, vintage road or track frame with Columbus tubing and it will ride similarly.
09-30-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By TheRealDrPhil

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-27-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,099
Posted By c_m_shooter

32/18 with skinny road tires?

32/18 with skinny road tires?
09-22-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,783
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google...

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google Photos
https://live.staticflickr.com/7443/11467227543_a7d344ce25_b.jpg...
09-19-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 660
Posted By smontanaro

It's possible some rust has already begun to take...

It's possible some rust has already begun to take hold. Evapo-Rust or oxalic acid will take care of that,.
09-12-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Clang

Don't fret over Bicycle Blue Book values....

Don't fret over Bicycle Blue Book values. Bridgestones are often more expensive than other brands due to cool factor and the cult of Grant Peterson (I call this the Bridgestone Tax). $275 for an RB-2...
09-06-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By rumstove

I know you mentioned Craigslist, but that's my...

I know you mentioned Craigslist, but that's my go-to place when looking for old bikes and parts. CL has "bikes" and "bike parts" sections...be sure to check both since people will post random stuff...
09-02-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By Lazyass

That's specifically why the skid patch is...

That's specifically why the skid patch is calculated when considering what gearing to run with no brakes.
09-02-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By sloar

I like using marine grease, I seem to get caught...

I like using marine grease, I seem to get caught in the rain a lot.
08-31-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,407
Posted By smiddymcgeezak

I found some options on an online moped store...

I found some options on an online moped store that sells french thread single speed freewheels that should be cross compatible.

Check out treatland.tv and search freewheels
08-21-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 57,444
Posted By MGSH

Thanks guys!

Reading this thread in 2021!
It’s been a big help. Cheers!
08-19-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,581
Posted By Lazyass

Don't fall into the huge tire fad that's exploded...

Don't fall into the huge tire fad that's exploded into the scene over the last few years unless you really need huge tires. I see no need for a road tire bigger than a 28 unless you're going to take...
08-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,776
Posted By veganbikes

Here is what I tell people buy what you want...

Here is what I tell people buy what you want right now and don't buy doubles down the line. Compromises are costly if you bought a nice frame, which you did, put the nice parts you want on it. Saving...
08-08-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,011
Posted By steelbikeguy

that generation trike usually has two brakes on...

that generation trike usually has two brakes on the front wheel. I'm assuming that this blurry thing at the end of a cable is supposed to be the second brake...

...
08-06-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By Broctoon

It really makes the most difference for clearing...

It really makes the most difference for clearing obstacles on a mountain bike, or for frames with clearance issues on the chain stay.
08-05-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By SkinGriz

I like it. Eventually need to get my wife a...

I like it.

Eventually need to get my wife a decent step through.

Taught her how to mount a diamond frame when I saw her trying to step over the TT.
08-05-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By ethet

I know that I float this balloon every time I see...

I know that I float this balloon every time I see this bike, though it is the honest truth that this is my favorite bike in our secluded section of this forum... Indeed, so much so, that my...
08-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By ethet

NBD: 2018 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Yay! I received the frame and built it up this morning, and then gave it an inaugural 70km ride this afternoon. I am kinda excited about this bicycle—more than I have been in quite a while when it...
07-31-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,034
Posted By roadfix

I like track ends and only run a front brake.

I like track ends and only run a front brake.
07-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,603
Posted By helliot

Steam Roller

I rolled by the shop today and checked out the Steam Roller frame set. I was sold and will be building up a bike.
07-13-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,229
Posted By Topless68

I took some of the advice you guys provided and...

I took some of the advice you guys provided and swapped out the interrupters for a set of road-style brake levers. I'll admit, i much prefer the feeling of riding on the hoods, and not have to...
07-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 621
Posted By bikemig

I have the same year/color stumpjumper comp. it...

I have the same year/color stumpjumper comp. it came stock with deore xt 3 by 6 gearing. It would be a shame to repaint the bike. It’s your bike but that is a distinctive paint job. The paint job...
07-09-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,399
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

These were my other choice...

These were my other choice https://www.mrbikeshop.com/collections/70mm-wheels-1/products/70mm-wheels-black
07-09-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 146,429
Posted By agoetz616

Aerospoke wheels

I have them on my recumbent P-38 and recommend them as being excellent and hassle free, no spoke adjustments or tightening required for life. I carry 60+ pounds on the back of my recumbent with a...
07-09-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,783
Posted By livedarklions

Nice! And coastal riding, too. Were you the...

Nice! And coastal riding, too. Were you the original owner?
07-08-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,422
Posted By veganbikes

I love this sort of stuff, I want to be as light...

I love this sort of stuff, I want to be as light as possible but then oh wait I have a budget. I am not saying spend billions but saying light as possible maybe isn't the right way to phrase.
...
07-01-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,883
Views: 643,403
Posted By Riveting

I received Shimano shifter and brake cable sets,...

I received Shimano shifter and brake cable sets, and cable/housing cutter yesterday. I had the RD shifter cable swapped within ~10 minutes. It couldn't have been any easier. Prior to then, I've...
06-27-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,096
Posted By ThermionicScott

Classic website on the topic: 63xc.com--The...

Classic website on the topic: 63xc.com--The Offroad Fixed Gear Site (http://www.63xc.com/)
06-25-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,783
Posted By livedarklions

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My 1995(?) Serotta Atlanta with Shimano 600 Tricolor, in front of...
06-24-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,142
Posted By repechage

False on the seat binder bolt. Period. the seat...

False on the seat binder bolt. Period.
the seat binder may be original, maybe not.
does not match my 1971 SC
but hey, when these were new, period correct was not a term.

I am uneasy with the...
06-23-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By KCT1986

Are you asking for 8 or 9 speed rear?

Are you asking for 8 or 9 speed rear?
06-17-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,698
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I just ordered a Blackspire chainring directly...

I just ordered a Blackspire chainring directly from Black Spire Designs LTD. in Canada (blackspire.com). It's a 144bcd 43T 1/8" track chainring, and it cost $70.40 CAD, which is about $57.00 USD....
06-17-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,294
Posted By SamAlex12

have a safe journey brother.

have a safe journey brother.
05-22-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By espi-JG

https://i.imgur.com/Oxf73vN.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Oxf73vN.jpg
05-07-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Unless I'm missing something, those don't show...

Unless I'm missing something, those don't show 35mm as an option for clamp size...
05-07-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By TejanoTrackie

One thing for sure, that chain is on backwards.

One thing for sure, that chain is on backwards.
04-17-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,222
Posted By stevel610

Caad9

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04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,669
Posted By Dylansbob

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER....

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER.

I don't care if it's a normal one or a chainstay-mounted one, the backlash will destroy it.

As I understand it, if the bike is set up correctly...
04-02-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,111
Posted By Trakhak

Yes, the track bike fad seems to have had its...

Yes, the track bike fad seems to have had its day. Street fashion is fickle.
03-28-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,629
Posted By phatjonny

About 15°C and 15KM

Spring is back!
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20210328_115915_e9febed74bcc4639ca1b2a59f57f40d76f3fbd5a.jpg...
03-25-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By Yelbom15

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on...

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on her(bull bars in background were definitely equipped for that one).
...
03-25-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,283
Posted By Gods lonely man

Talking about lockrings, I wish more...

Talking about lockrings, I wish more manufacturers used the bottom bracket style like Ridea uses, is so easy to apply force with a bottom bracket tool than the normal lockring style....
03-18-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By Senrab62

Almost done!

Took out for maiden voyage. Developed separation (visible at 9 o'clock on rear wheel) on tubular. Don't know if it's deformed or just came unglued. Either way, new tubs and glue is in order. Took...
03-15-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By iFold

I got this bike a decade ago. Have put about...

I got this bike a decade ago. Have put about 2000miles only. (am using my road bikes most of the time). It was originally set up as light trail and commuter bike, single speed & geared +belt drive.
...
02-28-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By Sorcerer

Okay, I'll go again. More to dislike I figure....

Okay, I'll go again. More to dislike I figure. But this one I like too.
...
02-28-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 54,588
Posted By ethet

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of...

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of my favorite bicycles posted to these threads :love:
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