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08-07-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

schwinn question

what is a best (and lightest) Schwinn frame with an american size bottom bracket? another grand dad/ grand daughter project in the wings....
08-07-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i think we should all be required to do a...

i think we should all be required to do a religious vintage bicycle Haj to thunder bay and visit randy's amazing mecca of vintage bikes before we kick the bucket. another great offering!
08-05-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF...

https://www.velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF086EF-479E-4CF8-8C02-1CECB7DB8D3F&Enum=117&AbsPos=40
08-05-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Vintage brake calipers

saw this on a bianchi for sale on the bay... https://www.ebay.com/itm/374173441812 and love the look of the brake calipers. ...
08-04-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 745
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/silverking006_a41cec5e872f1e12b4ebf334df1a39dd4294f798.jpg
1936 silver king converted to 5 speed with an ultegra RD!
if you end up in...
08-03-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 359
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you can buy tubing cable guides on frame...

you can buy tubing cable guides on frame builders' websites to dress up those holes in the top tube and keep the internal cable routing. just JB weld them in place....
08-01-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM heading your way for the RD

PM heading your way for the RD
07-26-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you're killing us, jon. is there no mercy? ...

you're killing us, jon. is there no mercy?
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07-26-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

resistance is futile...

resistance is futile...
07-24-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

looking fwd to installing it and running it!...

looking fwd to installing it and running it!...
07-22-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 618
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

did it get sold?

did it get sold?
07-21-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

and no embarrassing flakes! (with the exception...

and no embarrassing flakes! (with the exception of the bike owner!)
07-21-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to...

that explains everything.. i was using shampoo to paint my bike and nail polish to wash it. sucks getting old...
07-20-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,891
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/cb3_9e5104f6fed8438c345dd31ea02f63317b1c5a09.jpg...
07-19-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

52/47. i might keep the 47 for a single ring...

52/47. i might keep the 47 for a single ring crankset project coming up. i'd tell you what the project might be, but as i'll be committing blasphemy, i don't want it on my conscience that i dragged...
07-19-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM sent

PM sent
07-18-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i found what i needed. they were attached to some...

i found what i needed. they were attached to some chainrings for $35 on ebay, so i'll sell the chainrings!
07-18-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the set pictured is from the UK on ebay, not...

the set pictured is from the UK on ebay, not expensive for the actual parts but the shipping is! maybe i'll just order them anyway if nobody has a set to move along here.
07-18-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

WTB Simplex chainring parts

anyone have a set of these or know o
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f a source?
07-16-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

French fit.

French fit.
07-10-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you! i just ordered the 28.58 size, so i...

thank you! i just ordered the 28.58 size, so i think i will have it covered. there is a small distortion in the downtube that i only noticed after i stripped the frame and rubbed my finger on the...
07-10-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thank you. ordered me some blocks!

thank you. ordered me some blocks!
07-10-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Borrow a set of frame rolling blocks?

i just acquired randy's torpado professional that had a crash under it's belt, and randy did a great job rolling out the top tube, but there is a bump on the downtube i'd like to take a shot at...
07-03-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,146
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

1950 Claud Butler "Sport Anglais". decided to go...

1950 Claud Butler "Sport Anglais". decided to go with a partial french theme including a simplex seatpost. had to cut down the FD cage to clear the chain stay for my old man chainring gearing. the...
07-02-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,056
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

we Americans need specialized things for all of...

we Americans need specialized things for all of our activities! "of course i'm going to ride my bike... I'm too drunk to walk!"...
07-01-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

those head badges are really great! thanks for...

those head badges are really great! thanks for that offer.. i have keep that in mind!
07-01-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

yes i would! let me know what you have. i'm going...

yes i would! let me know what you have. i'm going to begin a search for a set of simplex chainrings.. i think they are the competition set.
07-01-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks, randy. i think i like to look of the...

thanks, randy. i think i like to look of the simplex rings as well, so i think i'll be on the look out for a set.
07-01-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i noticed that too. thanks

i noticed that too. thanks
07-01-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

perfect... thank you!

perfect... thank you!
07-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 259
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

cottered crank chainring question

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back side...
06-22-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i ordered the kranish book. i need some...

i ordered the kranish book. i need some inspiration!
06-21-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

i think he was much more than an athlete... and...

i think he was much more than an athlete... and his story should be told by someone who is an expert at portraying greatness. good ole ken burns does that pretty well!
06-21-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

a few copies are available on ebay, but a bit...

a few copies are available on ebay, but a bit above my price range! ken burns should do a documentary on him.
06-21-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Book about Major Taylor

looking to get a book about Major Taylor, but i see several different titles on ebay. can anyone recommend a good one that also has illustrations and portrays not only his story but also the...
06-18-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

PM sent

PM sent
06-17-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

what model is this frame? any idea?

what model is this frame? any idea?
06-06-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

too bad PO drilled holes in the top tube. i...

too bad PO drilled holes in the top tube. i wonder if there are some kind of braze-ons that can be employed to dress up those holes. ...
06-05-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 164,202
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my 15 yr old grand daughter's Silver King.. a...

my 15 yr old grand daughter's Silver King.. a 1935 single speed with silver surfer comic book clippings on the rims. sorry for the bad cell phone pics....
06-05-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 164,202
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thought i was done with the latest mad scientist...

thought i was done with the latest mad scientist project... a 1937 M237 Silver King modded into a 5 speed, (my knees won't handle a single speed these days!) ...
06-04-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

brake lever question

i posted this question on thecabe, but i'll ask here as well. so i have an atom rear drum brake/5 speed hub, and i need a brake lever suggestion. i tried a tektro lever that i had in the parts bin,...
06-03-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood...

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood looks like a bike!
06-02-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that's discrimination!

that's discrimination!
06-01-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

so if i have surgery done on my legs to lengthen...

so if i have surgery done on my legs to lengthen them by 2 inches, will medicare cover the cost if i explain that it's so i can buy this frame?
06-01-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Omg.

Omg.
05-23-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

pm coming for the RD

pm coming for the RD
05-19-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the one with the barrel adjuster is what i'm...

the one with the barrel adjuster is what i'm looking for! sell or trade?
05-19-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,510
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

no idea who made my frame, but after some clean...

no idea who made my frame, but after some clean up and can of sage green, hung some mis-matched parts on the thing, some decals from the decal box of left-overs...
05-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

from the ebay listing when i bought it. never...

from the ebay listing when i bought it. never used by me.
05-19-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

thanks!

thanks!
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