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10-04-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By thinktubes

Presta valve adapter? Wait, wrong forum...

Presta valve adapter? Wait, wrong forum...
10-03-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By thook

it'll be there. i say get creative and cover it...

it'll be there. i say get creative and cover it with something. i dunno....maybe a little bell? clown horn? rocket launcher?
09-21-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,325
Posted By The Golden Boy

Please enjoy your further wordsmithing here at...

Please enjoy your further wordsmithing here at bike forums. I truly look forward to your insight.
09-02-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5,241
Views: 600,871
Posted By orbeamike

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This 1985 Ritchey Team Comp has been getting a lot of saddle time.
07-29-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,088
Posted By old's'cool

It's been said before: spending money on a bike...

It's been said before: spending money on a bike to go faster pales in comparison to strengthening the engine, up until you are close or really into the professional competitive level.
Put another...
07-17-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,174
Posted By himespau

For some reason the mods decided to move that...

For some reason the mods decided to move that thread to the early brothers forum even though the frames predate gritters and the shifters are usually not early gritters. They basically wanted to...
06-28-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,500
Posted By iab

I watched 80 hours of the 2021 Giro, not a single...

I watched 80 hours of the 2021 Giro, not a single rider caused a crash ilke stage 1. Hundreds if not thousands of hours riding in a peloton without incident. That crash is not a normal occurance. ...
06-18-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 62,022
Posted By cb400bill

Reminds of the pewter that Trek used on my 1980...

Reminds of the pewter that Trek used on my 1980 710.
06-16-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,480
Posted By gugie

Day 2 I spent a lot of time with Dolly Madison....

Day 2 I spent a lot of time with Dolly Madison. Based on Hugh's luck with Crank Brothers pedals, he should consider this repair method...
06-16-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By oneclick

If it's been on since the factory it may be...

If it's been on since the factory it may be easier than the exterior would suggest; the pins would have been installed clean and correctly. Get appropriate tools (press if you can,hammer and punch...
06-04-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 35,660
Posted By southpawboston

Ha!! Much of that crap was added by me! :lol: But...

Ha!! Much of that crap was added by me! :lol: But damn I wish those Racers were in there when I received the BOC, I need a set!
06-04-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,179
Posted By Andy_K

It's a special place for people who think their...

It's a special place for people who think their bikes are cool but are wrong. I should be going over there now.
06-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,179
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

That's one of the problems right there. A bike...

That's one of the problems right there. A bike starting out as a C&V friction-shift only bike or starting out as a downtube-index shifting bike, but later becoming an STI/Ergo bike now has 'claims'...
05-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 35,660
Posted By Chr0m0ly

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal...

I'm back, I've been dealing with some personal things, and after I got those mostly back under control I've been avoiding BF out of embarrassment of abandoning the BoC without asking anyone to take...
04-20-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 35,660
Posted By curbtender

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03-28-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,906
Posted By lonesomesteve

Yep, this is how I do it. I think I learned this...

Yep, this is how I do it. I think I learned this technique from a Hidetaka Hirose youtube video several years ago. Hirose was one of the masters.
02-19-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,425
Posted By Drillium Dude

I just read it again and even I don't know wtf I...

I just read it again and even I don't know wtf I was on about. In my defense, I did partake earlier. Carry on :)

DD
02-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,182
Posted By obrentharris

Mad Honk sent me, unsolicited, this fine variety...

Mad Honk sent me, unsolicited, this fine variety pack of vintage goodies.
Thanks Professor!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-2bdTj28/0/84a3aab1/XL/IMG_0582-XL.jpg

Sherman...
12-28-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,429
Posted By jonwvara

I'm in agreement with the views expressed in post...

I'm in agreement with the views expressed in post #36, above. The OP seems to raise a valid question or two, but his patronizing attitude is offensive and inconsistent with the spirit of honest...
12-28-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,429
Posted By cudak888

How about asking T-Mar himself? He's obviously...

How about asking T-Mar himself? He's obviously well versed in the history that he brings to this forum and doesn't have anything to hide by explaining how he has come of his information.

Hint: He...
12-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,268
Posted By jonwvara

Orthodoxy Part 2

I'm sure that many longtime members of this forum were disturbed to learn of a possible misinterpretation of the serial numbering of Centurion brand bicycles. This in itself is bad enough, but it...
12-26-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,399
Posted By embankmentlb

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A little bit of new and a little bit of old. 87...
12-16-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,399
Posted By RobbieTunes

2 hours Sunday. No broken bones. Being...

2 hours Sunday. No broken bones.
Being supremely overconfident, I've moved the rollers to open space....
12-10-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,333
Posted By rogerm3d

This is a huge part of it, if you look at average...

This is a huge part of it, if you look at average speeds for the Tour de France over the years you will see speed changes that line up with the adoption of wider gear options. Generally I can get...
12-04-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,096
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Funny thing about marketing. Lotta smart people...

Funny thing about marketing. Lotta smart people don't always "get it." Question is not "does this product make sense." Question is "how many buyers at what margin" and Spesh knows a LOT about...
12-02-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,321
Posted By jimh12345

NEW tubular stretching ideas?

I bought new Tufo tubulars(for my '86 Trek 2000. They are impossibly tight, no possibility of me getting them on the rims. I have no spare rims, clincher or otherwise, and I doubt these tires would...
11-21-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,363
Posted By non-fixie

L'Eroica 2015. Mrs non-fixie in yellow and black....

L'Eroica 2015. Mrs non-fixie in yellow and black. :)

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10-30-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,240
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Agreed. I just mounted our old (circa 2004) flat...

Agreed. I just mounted our old (circa 2004) flat screen tv to the wall down in the Pain Cave, and Iím using a Lightning-to-HDMI adapter exactly as you are. It works GREAT, and does indeed make the...
10-15-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,879
Posted By Murray Missile

Very nice bike. I like the color a lot too. The...

Very nice bike. I like the color a lot too. The pearl white is nice but I was always a sucker for metallic or pearl aqua, teal, etc. I saw that color in the catalog and would be thrilled if this one...
10-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By Pcampeau

Nice! Iíve got an 83 too and I like it quite a...

Nice! Iíve got an 83 too and I like it quite a lot. Yours looks like itíll be in great condition after you clean it up and replace those crispy tires and lever hoods. Did you get anything nice from...
10-09-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,121
Posted By tpadul

Great Find!!!!

Great Find!!!!
10-09-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,689
Posted By noglider

The price is now $29 and dropping...

The price is now $29 and dropping (https://www.biketiresdirect.com/product/brooks-cambium-rubber-handlebar-tape). 13 hours left as of now.
10-08-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,486
Posted By droppedandlost

Do you size the chain differently with larger...

Do you size the chain differently with larger pulleys? Big-big +2 seems RD independent. Seems like a bit more wrap to me.
10-02-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7,692
Views: 860,182
Posted By Classtime

I think I ordered this in April.

And one day, an Acorn Med will rest on it.
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Nitto...
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,727
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
09-30-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,409
Posted By iab

Specialized, as my lbs sells them. 16 years old....

Specialized, as my lbs sells them. 16 years old. I have to service them?

I like the Police. I also like Black people. Go figure.
09-19-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,496
Posted By nlerner

For the same reason you start so many threads.

For the same reason you start so many threads.
09-19-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,496
Posted By Salamandrine

That's what I though when I read that. Jealousy?...

That's what I though when I read that. Jealousy? Are you effin kidding me? I don't give a rat's ass about that middle of the line Nishiki someone bought on craigslist. If there is a potential safety...
09-19-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,496
Posted By SurferRosa

OP, for this bike you had for sale, someone asked...

OP, for this bike you had for sale, someone asked if the fork was bent. It was an appropriate question, given the photo. What may compound this issue for you is the fact that you didn't mention the...
09-19-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,496
Posted By cudak888

2000: "Bent fork? What's a bent fork?" 2010:...

2000: "Bent fork? What's a bent fork?"
2010: "That looks like a bent fork - here's how you can straighten it so you can experience that bike as it was built."
2020: "People who point out bent forks...
09-17-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,697
Posted By stardognine

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for...

Welp, the sunís up, and so am I. Canít ask for much more than that, huh? Except maybe a nice Italian roast coffee, and a bowl. 😎😁😎
...
09-16-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,144
Posted By cudak888

Far from it. I've had a fair amount of cases...

Far from it. I've had a fair amount of cases where I've invited a forum member into a thread to provide their knowledge to a thread. Since the mention system didn't work, they were never notified.
...
09-11-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,386
Posted By thinktubes

AKA "Naper-Vanilla"

AKA "Naper-Vanilla"
09-05-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,695
Posted By canklecat

I read the auction, laughed and didn't buy the...

I read the auction, laughed and didn't buy the bike.

Problem solved. That was easy.
09-05-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,695
Posted By iab

I don't know which is a greater waste of time,...

I don't know which is a greater waste of time, the ebay listing, or this thread.

But by all means, carryon.
08-24-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,398
Posted By P!N20

Well I'm certainly not doubting your first hand...

Well I'm certainly not doubting your first hand knowledge on the subject, and seeing as I wasn't alive until '77 and don't live in the USA I guess I'm zero from two, so the internet is really my only...
08-22-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,669
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's a nice purple!

That's a nice purple!
08-19-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,802
Posted By madpogue

That would require a HUGE bagel to replace it...

That would require a HUGE bagel to replace it :foo: .
08-11-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,415
Posted By Ferrouscious

I really hate to be that guy, but in pictures 6 &...

I really hate to be that guy, but in pictures 6 & 7, the fork looks a bit bent backwards. Do you have a straight-on side shot of the front end?
08-09-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By hazetguy

thanks for all the input and advice. steve...

thanks for all the input and advice.

steve sumner: i don't know to which tool you are referring. i'd be interested in learning more about it. happen to have a link or thread about it?

while i...
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