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08-16-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 249
Posted By easyupbug

I roll through parking lots and eventually find a...

I roll through parking lots and eventually find a good enough match.
08-15-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,594
Posted By chune

laced up my first set of wheels (pacenti brevet)...

laced up my first set of wheels (pacenti brevet) to the dura ace 7400 hubs. Went pretty smoothly for a first timer but I'm leaving the truing to the professionals. Hope to be riding on them...
08-13-22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 333
Posted By Ferguron

First Ever Century Ride - @ 53 Years Old

Today I did my first 100 mile ride...in my third year of riding real road bikes.

Weather was perfect. Completed in a little over 6 hours...I have come a long way from where I was a few years ago,...
08-13-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By zandoval

Someone posted this source for spokes a few...

Someone posted this source for spokes a few months ago. I have used them twice and found them reliable...

https://www.bikehubstore.com/
08-13-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 785
Posted By rjhammett

I must be stuck in the past. All my bikes have...

I must be stuck in the past. All my bikes have 23s on them except maybe 1 or 2 with 25s. I have tried going a little wider but not for long.
08-13-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By SurferRosa

Sorta ballsy. Sorta crazy. Here's my go-to...

Sorta ballsy. Sorta crazy.

Here's my go-to page for hub calcs:

https://leonard.io/edd/howtomeasure
08-13-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,236
Posted By John E

It's all about discouraging DIY. One of my...

It's all about discouraging DIY. One of my favorite local shops just morphed into repairs-only, no more parts sales. My local Pep Boys automotive did the same.
I feel less guilty about buying on...
08-12-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,105
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I just ordered a fork from Bikeman.com, and I...

So I just ordered a fork from Bikeman.com, and I have a sweep back handlebar coming for my birthday on the 16th. I guess I'll be building a Budget Bridge Club for my 50th!
08-12-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By squirtdad

doesn't that prove it the tire is guilty of...

doesn't that prove it the tire is guilty of witchrcraft or not?
08-12-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By gugie

From the OP: "My nice bike is 56/56, 73/73...

From the OP:
"My nice bike is 56/56, 73/73 with 650b and it fits quite nicely and looks proportionate."
56cm is a 22" frame. Schwinn Voyageur SP in 1982 came in 2" increments....
08-12-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Doug Fattic

Lbxpdx, let me give you my impressions of your...

Lbxpdx, let me give you my impressions of your bike and fit as a fitter/builder/painter/teacher. It is possible to make almost any bike work by swapping out posts and stems until a position is found...
08-10-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 617
Posted By randyjawa

Great story! Though not sure, I just might have...

Great story! Though not sure, I just might have an original AGDA saddle for the bike, which would have been original issue back in the Peugeot's day. If I do and if she wants it, I would be happy...
08-09-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,776
Posted By Andy_K

The funny thing is, I brought a third water...

The funny thing is, I brought a third water bottle on this ride, but I didn't fill it for any of the riding. I needed more water the first day, even though that was the coolest day, because I...
08-09-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 66,994
Posted By StarBiker

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for...

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for in a thrift and flipped. I should have kept that bike!
08-08-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By DiabloScott

I've never used tape, but this is a common...

I've never used tape, but this is a common complaint - it just has too much grip - very difficult to change a tire in the best of situations, damn near impossible to do it on the road.
If you're...
08-07-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 74,685
Posted By tmnguuyen

triple digits temp ride in Pasadena

Not much socializing on my part, missed the treats at the end, my companion couldn't hack the heat....

https://i.imgur.com/s2TEgZu.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/Ev4cOiT.jpg?1

Couple photos of...
08-06-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 288,646
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my...

Robvolz , I've been running Rallys on one of my bikes and been pleased with the performance. Are they as nice as $100 Vittorias? Of course not--- but a significant improvement over mid-range...
08-04-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,594
Posted By chune

alright I spent a small fortune on NOS dura ace...

alright I spent a small fortune on NOS dura ace 7400 hubs and uniglide cogs, I hope you are happy. Now I have to figure out how to build a wheel
08-03-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Robvolz

all I got was a firm handshake and a stern side...

all I got was a firm handshake and a stern side eye.

This is awesome
08-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10,332
Views: 1,314,803
Posted By bamboobike4

Sorry…

….he’ll never be “the boss” of me or my music collection.
Not an American icon, legend, or great. John Hyatt, he ain’t.

He’s been a media darling since they put him on the cover of Time when I...
08-03-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 769
Posted By Positron400

Progress update Ritchey Venture Max 460 mm...

Progress update

Ritchey Venture Max 460 mm Bars arrived, plus I installed the Hollowtech BB. Bars were fit to a quill stem adapter and a 100 mm PRO stem.
Not a fan of all those spacers, but...
08-03-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top...

Jeff, I think I see a set of crimps on the top tube and one either side of down tube. I think Nuovo Mexico had 4 crimps on down tube, but the Super Profil info matches this one as far as I can tell
...
08-02-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,492
Posted By SurferRosa

Damn, I've been doing it wrong all these years! I...

Damn, I've been doing it wrong all these years! I wonder how many watts I'm losing?

The thing I absolutely adore about Sheldon Brown is that he doesn't scare people. He empowers them ... to do all...
08-01-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By squirtdad

Cino MMXXIII and beyond ???

I haven't seen this posted so I decided to, below is an email I got, it looks like Kalispell Montessori, is planning to keep Cino going

super good news

I would suggest feed back to show the...
08-01-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,303
Posted By boozergut

ebikes have pushed me off the MU trails and on to...

ebikes have pushed me off the MU trails and on to single track. Im sure they are there too but not as much. Push bikes are indeed an exercise machine. Ive never felt better since giving up beer and...
07-30-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Andy_K

Strictly speaking, I think they're in the 13th...

Strictly speaking, I think they're in the 13th hour. The time ended last week, right?

I'm just hoping Narhay has time for his usual entertaining final report.
07-27-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By martl

BMW is offering a subscription system in their...

BMW is offering a subscription system in their newest products. The car is built with all the features, but for using them they charge a fee, for example the heating system in the driver's seat -...
07-25-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 14,303
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I love how the OP blames his wife for getting him...

I love how the OP blames his wife for getting him into ebikes. This is a very common theme. It’s just a justification for getting a motorcycle. Why can’t people just accept that as you get older you...
07-23-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By ollo_ollo

Due poor math skills, my concession comment had...

Due poor math skills, my concession comment had an error!. Correct total is 82.7 kilometers. So despite generous help from Narhay and jdawginsc (a fine pair of fellow c&v'rs) my total is: 82.7 km +...
07-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Narhay

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km
07-21-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Andy_K

At last, freed from the tyrany of the $108 budget...

At last, freed from the tyrany of the $108 budget (since I completed my miles within the parameters of the challenge), here is an update on my Centurion with decals from lettering.com applied.
...
07-19-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,100
Posted By Darth Lefty

Probably the gold one they gave to the Pope

Probably the gold one they gave to the Pope
07-18-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Andy_K

OK, as previously claimed, I'm finished. With the...

OK, as previously claimed, I'm finished. With the post-work commute I'm now officially at 104 km. For this morning's ride, I stopped off at the local KP medical center for a vaccine booster. When I...
07-18-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,216
Posted By northbend

This is the same scene Sunday morning. Note the...

This is the same scene Sunday morning. Note the winds were still blowing hard…

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52223682086_f054b1ea39_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nyQ2eQ)To Home...
07-14-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 418
Posted By Doug Fattic

I would suggest altering your bicycle position to...

I would suggest altering your bicycle position to take some of the weight of holding up your body off of your wrists. This is done by raising the handlebars while correspondingly moving your saddle...
07-12-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,216
Posted By C0UG4R

I had a blast, and I'd like to thank squirtdad...

I had a blast, and I'd like to thank squirtdad for giving me the wheels that were held for auction on Saturday night. I'm eager to learn the 'art' of tubulars....
07-12-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,778
Posted By Manny66

There have been 3 actual Confentes ridden on the...

There have been 3 actual Confentes ridden on the BBBR. Amazing isnt it.
07-12-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 559
Posted By Andy_K

I'm not even convinced the "recommended"...

I'm not even convinced the "recommended" chainline is optimal for my riding style. The standard 43.5 mm chainline (for a double) is meant to more or less center the rings on the cogs they'll be used...
07-11-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,216
Posted By majmt

Some very interesting bikes - including a BMX. ...

Some very interesting bikes - including a BMX. Maybe half a dozen MTBs, I was able to to sneak my Stumpy past the entry judging committee by concealing the rapid-fire shifters with a bit of...
07-10-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,502
Posted By cudak888

Next is a rusty 1986 Schwinn Voyageur 12...

Next is a rusty 1986 Schwinn Voyageur 12 suffering from Are You Sure This Fork Looks Bent? syndrome. Oh, and a really rusty Marinoni. Because when life hands you a Marinoni, you take it and ask why...
07-09-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,485
Posted By rsbob

After 3 months, resting pulse has dropped from an...

After 3 months, resting pulse has dropped from an average of 70 BPM to 60. BP has also gone from 137/75 to 109/68. May be something to it.
07-08-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By philpeugeot

Challenge complete! I actually finished on...

Challenge complete! I actually finished on Saturday, but I had some work to finish and an exam to prepare for so I put off posting until now. I decided to finish off the challenge with a bang by...
07-06-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,248
Posted By 52telecaster

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.

Honestly I ride vintage because I can afford it.
07-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Pompiere

I think each patch could be a percentage of...

I think each patch could be a percentage of depreciation. Say each patch reduces the value by 50%, then a $10 tube with 4 patches is worth 63 cents. Beyond that, the patches cost more than the tube...
07-06-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 584
Posted By seypat

No. It either needs to look new, or not. A shiny...

No. It either needs to look new, or not. A shiny new decal on fading paint doesn't look authentic.
07-04-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 414
Posted By uncle uncle

I get this response about a lot of my bicycle...

I get this response about a lot of my bicycle equipment (and kit).
07-04-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 121,796
Posted By montagna_lunga

1972 Colnago Super, unrestored original paint...

1972 Colnago Super, unrestored original paint show bike with chrome lugs, milled stem and Merckx-style drilled chainring. This was the precursor to what became pantografata.
...
07-02-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,175
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220609_161313060_5382eb3efa4b7429fc0e80498d32534497de68a0.jpg
Hippy camo 720.
07-02-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 394
Posted By longhitv

picked up a 1986 Speciallisima Giro with Dura Ace Groupset

Always wanted a celeste Bianchi.
Just bought this. 59cm.

But it has a few chips. Should I touch up.
Also Its a different shade. Anyone know of a colour match place???

Intent is to ride it...
07-02-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 20,597
Posted By Narhay

I've redone your math for you. Old stem and used...

I've redone your math for you. Old stem and used cables, chain and housing estimates were generous. Get some tires.
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