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08-09-22, 05:36 PM
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Posted By 4funbikes

At long last, I’ve procured a Paramountain! This...

At long last, I’ve procured a Paramountain! This has been on the list for sometime. Purchased as a frame and fork, and quickly cobbles together with XT 7 speed bits from the bin. It’s a very fine...
08-07-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By Wildwood

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Mt. Rainier
08-06-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 188
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Posted By jadmt

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I messed around today and installed a brake booster that I have...
08-06-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By non-fixie

Pont de Langlois, Arles: ...

Pont de Langlois, Arles:

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08-06-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By xiaoman1

Great thread Drillium Dude .....Here are a few...

Great thread Drillium Dude .....Here are a few from my last trip with my architecture students from UCLA. A great collection of architecture by "internationally "renowned architects and designers....
08-06-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,641
Posted By branko_76

I recognize "Staples" :)

I recognize "Staples" :)
07-26-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By Jeff Wills

Well, neither was Mr. Cunningham. He was one of...

Well, neither was Mr. Cunningham. He was one of the mountain bike pioneers but looks weren't his strong point.
I met him when he was still working in a shop and getting Mantis bicycles going. We...
07-25-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By steelbikeguy

Paul was a great resource and was always ready...

Paul was a great resource and was always ready with a great story to convey the desired info. His insights into the later years at SunTour were fascinating.
For those who are interested, Diane...
07-23-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 2,631,998
Posted By tcs

Ah, July 23rd, 2022. I bought my Stumpjumper 40...

Ah, July 23rd, 2022. I bought my Stumpjumper 40 years ago today.
...
07-20-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 495
Posted By ehcoplex

Well, heck... I'll add to the aspirational...

Well, heck... I'll add to the aspirational show-and-tell....

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They're...
07-20-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,718
Posted By Lbxpdx

sorry. Yes.

sorry. Yes.
07-20-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,499
Posted By rccardr

Yes, that was the point. For mere mortal types,...

Yes, that was the point. For mere mortal types, assuming components are in excellent condition, properly maintained, tuned and fettled, installing a higher tier of Shimano components above Tricolor...
07-18-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,499
Posted By timsch

I'm not sure, but you are correct in thinking...

I'm not sure, but you are correct in thinking that it has been a while / too long. I'll put that on the short list.
07-17-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,770
Posted By gugie

Paint from Argos in Bristol, England

Painters everywhere have been backed up, and it’s been no different in the UK.

The customer finally got his frame back last week. The results are outstanding.

...
06-25-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 739
Posted By tiger1964

The sale at Bike Closet is still on, and I might...

The sale at Bike Closet is still on, and I might not find a better deal in the near future. Anyone ever buy from them?



99.44% sure that's true. I was using 4000's, and found a killer deal on...
06-22-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 4,447
Posted By thinktubes

On the Sylvan Road Bridge...

On the Sylvan Road Bridge (https://bridgehunter.com/il/cook/frank-lloyd-wright/) - the only bridge designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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06-22-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By jonwvara

Just get some Paselas. You can get 26s in several...

Just get some Paselas. You can get 26s in several widths.
06-16-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By merziac

Those brakes work very well for me, not really a...

Those brakes work very well for me, not really a MTB rider so all pavement so far but I like the feel and effectiveness of them.
06-16-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,015
Posted By Andy_K

One thing I've learned from the Clunker 100...

One thing I've learned from the Clunker 100 Challenge is that lacking a decent set of wheels makes restoring an old bike on a tight budget impossible. I bet an ad on CL offering the ones you don't...
06-16-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By merziac

Bonus round, fork crown, paint to match pump and...

Bonus round, fork crown, paint to match pump and bottles from the Strawberry, very close to the same, depending on the light, win, win. ;)
...
06-07-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,334
Posted By 52telecaster

Looking forward to this trip big time. This...

Looking forward to this trip big time. This community has been an incredible resource. I wish I could play a gig for u guys. It's what I do best. Also Sarah is not actually my wife but she might as...
06-07-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By Andy_K

Like I said, cantilevers stop well. :P I hate...

Like I said, cantilevers stop well. :P I hate single pivot side pulls. I tolerate cantilevers when the situation calls for them. I love dual pivots.
06-06-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By PatTheSlat

Lots of discussion in this thread and some good...

Lots of discussion in this thread and some good tips on fine-tuning cantilever brake setup, but considering those are ~25-30 year old Shimano brake pads, I guarantee you they are about as soft as...
06-06-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 719
Posted By gthomson

Watched a bunch of videos on setting up...

Watched a bunch of videos on setting up cantilever brakes, and never knew they were so diverse. As mentioned above, it looks like the adjustment of the hanger and the angle on the brake pads to the...
06-02-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By tronnyjenkins

Eighties Eddy project

I picked this up last week since I couldn’t resist. The price I paid covered the DA group since the frame needs to be treated for rust. As best as I can tell, EM used a pretty thick paint method. It...
05-25-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,360
Posted By Choke

Several years ago in a "Show your Pegoretti"...

Several years ago in a "Show your Pegoretti" thread on another forum, a member posted pics of his Peg with a flat bar. He received a ton of negative responses, but they all shut up when Dario (RIP)...
05-24-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,360
Posted By Andy_K

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a...

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a positive change.
05-23-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 254
Posted By bwilli88

My Grander Sportier AKA Gugifcation build

A while back gugie picked up this Grand Sport for me!
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I asked him to do some...
05-18-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,954
Posted By jamesdak

Now the question is, can I get the 26 year old...

Now the question is, can I get the 26 year old Calfee Tetra Pro into the club? I've had it out for a handful of rides yet always found myself fighting strong headwinds on it.
...
05-11-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 742
Posted By davester

Never, but that’s because I use anti-tracking...

Never, but that’s because I use anti-tracking apps with my browsers
05-10-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By scarlson

Huh, OK, so I found some more stuff out. I...

Huh, OK, so I found some more stuff out.

I started by searching for german sites with the search terms "28x1.70 Reifen". That brought me to this site:...
05-10-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 806
Posted By plonz

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible...

I will tell you what you bought... an incredible bike! I have the exact frameset and it is the lightest and fastest in my C&V fleet. Very twitchy and not something I want to spend more than 2 hours...
05-09-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By microcord

It's a hodge-podge of parts expertly assembled...

It's a hodge-podge of parts expertly assembled (i.e. by a pro, not me) just four months ago. The frame is branded Ken Ryall (the suburban London retailer), and also, "Legere" (no, not "Légère"), I...
05-08-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 895
Posted By beng1

Second owner of 84 year-old NSU

This bike used to belong to an old friend of the family's. He bought it new in Europe in 1938 and then toured with it there right before WWII. He then brought it back to the USA with him before...
05-06-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By microcord

Done! I squeezed the scotchbrite (or...

Done!

I squeezed the scotchbrite (or scotchbrite knock-off) side of a sponge around the boss, hard, and swivelled. Again and again. And again (etc). The boss (which had looked pretty good to start...
05-05-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By microcord

Many thanks to you all for the comments you made...

Many thanks to you all for the comments you made (while I was enjoying a deep sleep after a demanding ride on a much newer bike).



Point taken about any attempt to thin a bushing. (And it...
05-05-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By Sactown_Albert

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05-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,821
Posted By markk900

You are totally correct about terminology, and I...

You are totally correct about terminology, and I apologize if I made things less clear (don't respond on a phone - i will remember!)..... I meant polishing the bosses on the back plate of the caliper...
05-05-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,514
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments...

I received my jersey yesterday. I posted comments in the general C+V section in hopes that a wider audience would see them, but I am adding them here so they will be in the same thread. Thanks again!...
05-05-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By hazetguy

some other threads to look through: ...

some other threads to look through:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1243252-spray-bike-thread-show-off-your-paintjob-share-tips-tricks.html
...
05-02-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 794
Posted By T-Mar

A typical 52/13 top gear with a 700 x 25C tyre,...

A typical 52/13 top gear with a 700 x 25C tyre, should produce ~46 km/hr at a cadence of 90rpm. while 100 rpm would produce ~ 51 km/hr. Most avid cyclists ride at 90-100 rpm and don't need taller...
04-27-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 955
Posted By bikingshearer

Come for the info, stay for the kudos. It's how...

Come for the info, stay for the kudos. It's how we roll.:D

You've earned the kudos, Jon. No reason to be embarrassed.
04-26-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By Bianchigirll

Any pics or a link? What tubing is it? There...

Any pics or a link? What tubing is it? There are true team bikes, those being used by the actual team members. Then there are team spec bikes, that is the same tubing and kit that the team used. ...
04-22-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By KansasJack

“The Wheel” by Huffy

This is a bike that I fixed up a few years ago. Unique 1960s muscle bike. The only parts that needed to be replaced were the seat and tires. The rusty chrome cleaned up nicely.
...
04-21-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By T-Mar

This isn't an ATB. Those look like 700C wheels,...

This isn't an ATB. Those look like 700C wheels, which would make it a hybrid. So, very late 1980s at the earliest. The Arrette used the non-triple trangle frame design into the very early 1990s but...
04-21-22, 12:30 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By ctak

"This list is preliminary and is subject to...

"This list is preliminary and is subject to revision. Furthermore, the list will be enhanced to include original/repaint information as well as any applicable provenance information."

I would...
04-20-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 743
Posted By shoota

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to...

Rotate the bars down like they were designed to be and you will have more of the "drop" part of the bar.
04-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
04-12-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By jdawginsc

Are you “atom”ant about the the charges? These...

Are you “atom”ant about the the charges? These are nice, but I have already a”mass”ed enough wheels...

Sorry to Bohr you folks...
04-07-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 494
Posted By Clang

Bad move lol Your email should have read:...

Bad move lol
Your email should have read: "Hello, I'd like to buy the Bridgestone you advertised. When's the soonest time I can swing by and pick it up? I arrive on time and pay in cash."
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