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03-26-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,234
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I've never bought a bike to match bar tape I had,...

I've never bought a bike to match bar tape I had, but if I had that tape, I'd get a 1986 Schwinn Peloton right away!
03-24-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,234
Posted By La Brea Bike

Eh, Use what make you happy. If you're doing it...

Eh, Use what make you happy. If you're doing it correctly, you will wear through it often enough to change it up often....
03-15-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,234
Posted By top506

I think '80s/early '90s bikes REQUIRE obnoxious...

I think '80s/early '90s bikes REQUIRE obnoxious bar tape:


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03-15-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,234
Posted By Andy_K

How about this? ...

How about this?

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03-13-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,234
Posted By robertj298

Is this bar wrap too gaudy?

I liked it when I first got it but now I'm not so sure. The original was a blue Benotto which
I can still find on Ebay....
03-09-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,428
Posted By Desert Ryder

Jack, Cholate, turned 9 yesterday...... ...

Jack, Cholate, turned 9 yesterday......

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Baby pic..9 years ago...
02-26-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By Dylansbob

I just couldn't not pick this Opaque Green fillet...

I just couldn't not pick this Opaque Green fillet brazed Schwinn at my local co-op's garage sale. Super clean, although I may pilfer that GT to move to another Huret-dropouted bike since I have a...
02-25-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,428
Posted By Desert Ryder

Our boys. Jake 10 yrs old Black Lab. Jack 9 yrs...

Our boys. Jake 10 yrs old Black Lab. Jack 9 yrs old Chocolate Lab. Brothers from the same parents, different litters.
...
02-25-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,428
Posted By BFisher

Playin' Poodle ball with Minos last summer. If...

Playin' Poodle ball with Minos last summer. If you look closely you'll see Lucy, the Pinscher....
02-24-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,428
Posted By ollo_ollo

My German shorthair rescue "Gus" now approaching...

My German shorthair rescue "Gus" now approaching 10 y.o.
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Augustus, German...
02-16-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,511
Posted By BTinNYC

One of the coolest builds I've seen. There's a...

One of the coolest builds I've seen. There's a heavy old Pug mixte hanging in the garage and right now, it's terrified.
02-16-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,910
Posted By browngw

My oldest complete bike is this 1956 Royal Nord...

My oldest complete bike is this 1956 Royal Nord President (made in Belgium). There is a loop frame 1946 Cleveland Welding Company Roadmaster skip tooth waiting in pieces.
...
02-16-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,511
Posted By Jeff Neese

I nominate that bike for the Frankenbike Hall of...

I nominate that bike for the Frankenbike Hall of Fame.
02-16-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,511
Posted By capnjonny

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I think this one qualifies.
Mixte frame, Mtn bike wheels with...
02-08-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,910
Posted By Inusuit

1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of...

1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of Spring 2021 north of Cheyenne.
...
01-31-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 678
Posted By Bianchi84

Wherever it is, it's pretty Rad!

Wherever it is, it's pretty Rad!
01-29-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,092
Posted By John E

My mountain bike has become my go-to errand...

My mountain bike has become my go-to errand runner, although the Peugeot still sometimes continues to fill that role. I just drop a set of clip-on panniers over the rear rack, and I am good to go.
...
01-20-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 10,089
Posted By tcs

There you go, but that's also the essence of my...

There you go, but that's also the essence of my regional befuddlement. Folks here in Parts Unknown are hauling their bikes on cars for an hour and a half to get to gravel - past a thatch of hundreds...
01-17-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,161
Posted By Rolla

Seat should be high enough that you get adequate...

Seat should be high enough that you get adequate leg extension. It has nothing to do with how your feet interact with the ground.

And it's not just your quads that make the pedals go round, btw....
01-17-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,161
Posted By SpedFast

Seat height and bottom bracket distance relate to...

Seat height and bottom bracket distance relate to bike fit. Seat height to ground surface is another matter. When I stop I can just touch the ground with my toes stretched or lean slightly to one...
01-06-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,461
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here it is, the only bike I've got. In the...

Here it is, the only bike I've got.

In the immortal words of that dude named Han; "Hear me baby? ... hold together"

...
12-26-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,461
Posted By juvela

----- ...this rather handsome Pat Hanlon was...

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...this rather handsome Pat Hanlon was just posted in a new thread over at thecabe.com

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12-26-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,461
Posted By old's'cool

Here's a Red Green bicycle ...

Here's a Red Green bicycle

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12-25-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,461
Posted By Oldsledz

Christmas Day ride on this early 70s Fuji. ...

Christmas Day ride on this early 70s Fuji.
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12-06-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By billnuke1

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I rode the tires off of mine back in the day! I...
11-19-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,839
Posted By genec

Simple two speed "kick back hub" at the most... ...

Simple two speed "kick back hub" at the most... doesn't change the looks, and adds just a bit more functionality.
11-10-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 563,485
Posted By jdawginsc

I LOVE the skeletons...

I LOVE the skeletons...
11-07-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,503
Posted By balindamood

This showed up on CL about 3 weeks ago. 1985. Sat...

This showed up on CL about 3 weeks ago. 1985. Sat in the back of a garage for 20 years. Non original parts are limited to the bottom bracket, brake pads, and rear tire. The seatpost is a Suntour XC...
11-07-21, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 563,485
Posted By Melon Baller

Learning how to true a wheel. This is my final...

Learning how to true a wheel. This is my final frontier before being completely non reliant on the lbs
11-03-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 563,485
Posted By Kdogbikes

Broken spoke kept this bike out of commission....

Broken spoke kept this bike out of commission. Replace spoke and actually got wheel pretty true. Pretty happy about that. ...
10-27-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,154
Views: 938,569
Posted By Sir_Name

Not every day you see this sort of beast rolling...

Not every day you see this sort of beast rolling around town.
...
10-11-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5,073
Views: 563,485
Posted By noglider

I've been tutoring an 18-year-old man in various...

I've been tutoring an 18-year-old man in various life skills. He likes cycling, and he outgrew his teenage bike. I found this bike on the road in the winter, put out with a FREE sign on it. The two...
09-30-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,377
Posted By lonesomesteve

1978 Centurion Semi-Pro. I call this color...

1978 Centurion Semi-Pro. I call this color "creamed corn"

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09-24-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,428
Posted By tgenec86

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Lapdog...
09-18-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 291,845
Posted By sdn40

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick...

Just brought this home. Pics taken after a quick hose down due to a layer of dust and dirt. Dura Ace levers (hoods are toast), pedals, hubs and shifters as well as the pictured crank, rd, and brakes....
09-18-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 873
Posted By CAT7RDR

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of...

Hmm. . . It would drastically change the look of the bike to also have a tan saddle and tan bar tape. I like different. All black is blah to me. ...
09-08-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 144,503
Posted By Trinidor

Help with date of this one

Hey folks, just bagged this score at the local Savers and it's in generally great shape except for a nasty area of scrape/gouging on the frame, just to the left of the front large chain ring. How...
09-04-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,377
Posted By brewerkz

2010 Schwinn Madison - repainted yellow with...

2010 Schwinn Madison - repainted yellow with Spraybike paint

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09-04-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,377
Posted By Wilbur76

87 Diamondback Ascent. Cheap and cheerful. ...

87 Diamondback Ascent. Cheap and cheerful.
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09-01-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14,683
Views: 3,519,788
Posted By attylah

Dura Ace 7700 cranks with Ultegra bottom bracket

Jumped outta bed this morning and drove half an hour to grab this for $40 bucks. In great shape! Would have gone just for the cranks, but with an Ultegra BB and chain rings? Pedal to the metalÖ.
...
09-01-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 24,377
Posted By tarmusic

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Son-in-law Dan with my '73 Super Sport. There's a...
08-31-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 291,845
Posted By tarmusic

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I picked this immaculate World Sport up for a song a couple of weeks ago. I...
08-31-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 25,471
Posted By Bianchi84

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in...

My favorite because it's my only one. Built it in 1985.
1985 Cannondale SM600 with 24/26 wheels
I'd like to be able to get a Slingshot in my size one day....
08-29-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,910
Posted By Deal4Fuji

'73 Raleigh Grand Prix

I didn't post the 1st time this thread came around since my oldest bike wasn't put back together, but as of this June it's ion the...
08-29-21, 12:48 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,910
Posted By Brad L

I picked this up last week. Itís an early 1950s...

I picked this up last week. Itís an early 1950s Ciclo Piave Modello Speciale with Cambio Corsa. ...
08-26-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,552,300
Posted By brandenjs

1991 Paramount Series 70 PDG. Just finished...

1991 Paramount Series 70 PDG. Just finished putting this one back together. Plenty of cool parts on this. White Industries hubs, Grafton pedals and XT group. Fun ride....
08-26-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Der_Kruscher

I thought it might be worth posting these pics:...

I thought it might be worth posting these pics: to my inexperienced eye, these appear to be original tires. The rear has some dry rot in the spot where the deflated tire was sitting, but otherwise...
08-25-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Der_Kruscher

Not that this is exactly apropos to the...

Not that this is exactly apropos to the discussion but here's one of the "new" Stingray's garage-mates, a 1973 (correct me if I'm wrong) World Voyageur that I also nabbed for free from my local Buy...
08-25-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Der_Kruscher

1961 Schwinn Stingray

EDIT - after a few tips and some research, looks like this is probably a 1975 or thereabouts - my birth year!

Got this off of my local Facebook Buy Nothing group today for free. It's a 1961 and...
08-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,910
Posted By brianhamp

I got one a year older this summer. 1948 CCM...

I got one a year older this summer. 1948 CCM Roadster. It's a bit Rusty and Crusty however it rides like a dream... It has become my Go to bike this summer....
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