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10-01-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By 79pmooney

Hookless rim - are those tires wire bead or...

Hookless rim - are those tires wire bead or folding? In the days of hookless rims, folding tires did not exist. They worked just fine with wire beaded tires. If your tires are folding, make sure...
09-30-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,799
Posted By drlogik

Depends on what you mean by "set screw". I meant...

Depends on what you mean by "set screw". I meant a round-head Allen-style fastener. They sit flush to the tubing better. Smoother look.

Like one of these only a little shorter:...
09-23-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 60,396
Posted By Kabuki12

I ride my vintage steel bikes for a few reasons....

I ride my vintage steel bikes for a few reasons. I have been riding them since the early seventies and they just feel right to me. I don't like change and no need to at my age. If I were younger I...
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By MidLife50

Katy Trail Completed

After completing our first ever multi-day tour in late June (see Gap and C&O Complete (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1233829-gap-c-o-tour-completed.html)), my wife and I are just back from our...
08-16-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,980
Posted By BlazingPedals

I always wondered if I was going to lose my hair...

I always wondered if I was going to lose my hair before I went gray. Now it looks like it'll be a tie. I'm graying from the sides up, and I'm losing it from the top down.
08-10-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,199
Posted By seypat

You can also use the rubber band from a new tube...

You can also use the rubber band from a new tube to bind your laces if you needed to.
06-29-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 8,401
Posted By SurferRosa

All my vintage steel roadies are constantly fat...

All my vintage steel roadies are constantly fat shaming me. I mean, I'm only 155 lb. But that doesn't stop them. They're like, "you can't even fit into the shorts you wore in college. Go on, suck it...
06-18-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,242
Posted By burnthesheep

I feel better after a ride after I shower because...

I feel better after a ride after I shower because after the shower the beer is in hand the the feet are up on the couch.
06-18-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,619
Posted By Speedway2

I wear ankle length socks and not picky on the...

I wear ankle length socks and not picky on the colour but I always were my T when I'm on 2 wheels.........
04-19-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,958
Posted By James1964

Simichrome metal polish.

Simichrome metal polish.
04-05-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,601
Posted By Phil_gretz

I was feeling strong on Saturday. I finished my...

I was feeling strong on Saturday. I finished my one-hour ride in 57 minutes, a personal best...
01-14-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,618
Posted By Biker395

^ lol I live in SoCal, and we don't get much...

^ lol

I live in SoCal, and we don't get much snow. But in more snowy years, I find myself having to shovel my car out of 3+ feet of snow up in the Sierra.

Yea, I see why people have heart...
12-27-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,555
Posted By wolfchild

Thermos or water bottle... I always stop to...

Thermos or water bottle... I always stop to drink. The reason that I stop is because I am not in a hurry to get to my destination and I am not racing against anybody.
12-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,706
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original...

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original parts are the Wheelset (Sealed Bearing Suntour Hubs), Seatpost and Rear Rack. The rest of the build is mostly period correct-ish, plus newer cockpit. I...
11-12-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 256,824
Posted By retroman57

Just completed restoration: 1977 Fuji America

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11-06-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,048
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

People are leaving California in droves. Maybe...

People are leaving California in droves. Maybe they fear Prop. 65, or the mentality that led to Prop. 65.
10-31-20, 01:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,893
Posted By Drillium Dude

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10-27-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,392
Posted By Steel Charlie

I've seen a lot of likely C&V'ers (including...

I've seen a lot of likely C&V'ers (including myself) who make the weight of the bike fairly immaterial in a practical sense. By the time my ride for the day is loaded up with the tool bag, water...
10-07-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,674
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ I've carried Moosehead on my bicycle...

^^^^^ I've carried Moosehead on my bicycle before, but only internally, after drinking it.
09-23-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,486
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I am a beer gut guy, (hell, look at my avatar!)...

I am a beer gut guy, (hell, look at my avatar!) in "pretty damned good" shape, despite the gut. I never, ever sprint, but I ALWAYS search for at least 2 brutal climbs per 60 mile ride. It's a great...
09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,728
Views: 999,617
Posted By trailmix

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega...

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega purchased from the original owner's widow. I like the half-step gearing chart....
08-07-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 738
Posted By woodcraft

A freewheel is often stronger than the tool...

A freewheel is often stronger than the tool needed to remove it.
08-05-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,396
Posted By BobbyG

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(...or you could try spraying your self with mosquito...
07-25-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,721
Posted By guy1138

I'm simple, I see a Miyata with cantis, I buy it.

Got on the road early to be the first at the yard sale to buy this bike:...
07-23-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,159
Posted By Troul

I do long solo rides that can be a little as 70...

I do long solo rides that can be a little as 70 miles or as long as 100+ miles.
For those rides, I plan out what I will take to conduct on the spot repairs based on the bicycle I'm riding.
I...
07-23-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,030
Posted By indyfabz

Roy Neary and Jillian Guiler could have told you...

Roy Neary and Jillian Guiler could have told you that.
06-29-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 932
Posted By nlerner

Skip, here’s a pic of my stash. The lower two...

Skip, here’s a pic of my stash. The lower two seem to measure about 19”. I’m glad to send you all four for the cost of shipping. Spare parts for backup!
...
06-25-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By Iride01

Oldest son moved back to the area four years ago....

Oldest son moved back to the area four years ago. He got interested in riding with dad. He was doing some dirt trail riding before that but not a lot. His 29'er bike was heavy and I could easily out...
06-25-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,841
Posted By saddlesniffer

So true of a statement. Such a great activity to...

So true of a statement. Such a great activity to do.
06-07-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By gugie

For a non eBay vendor, Framebuilder Supply...

For a non eBay vendor, Framebuilder Supply (https://framebuildersupply.com/collections/housing-clips) stocks them.
...
04-24-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By scozim

Fun conversation while riding today

Took the old Nishiki Marina 12 for a spin today (it is normally on the indoor trainer but I wanted something different today). I was having a great, short ride as I needed to get back to work when I...
03-31-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,061
Views: 256,824
Posted By 2cam16

Halfway through reassembly of my S10S project: ...

Halfway through reassembly of my S10S project:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49721543326_b8e1c0c64c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iKHUyo)IMG_2409 (https://flic.kr/p/2iKHUyo) by 2cam16...
03-25-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By capnjonny

The French mystery bike makes it's debut

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When bikes get donated to the Bike Exchange we never know what we are going to get....
03-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,491
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/g0DnGN5c/IMG-9785-edit.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/g0DnGN5c/IMG-9785-edit.jpg
03-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,491
Posted By clubman

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03-21-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 20,491
Posted By Andy_K

Stella! ...

Stella!

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03-15-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 13,792
Posted By ryansu

Murica! while we panic shop the shelves bare,...

Murica! while we panic shop the shelves bare, the Italians are singing from their balconies....sigh
03-15-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 13,792
Posted By brian3069

https://i.imgur.com/6P8vew4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/6P8vew4.jpg
Forum: Touring
03-02-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,284
Posted By stardognine

See, I told you guys I was good at finding...

See, I told you guys I was good at finding detours. 🙄😉 Mostly, I wanted to show youse how they put these nice bike route signs out, by 1-8 & it’s frontage roads. Mostly, they try to keep you on the...
02-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,221
Posted By robertj298

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-05-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 228,529
Posted By Phil_gretz

1974 Fuji Special Road Racer

As found in original condition with its Fujita Belt saddle that included a stamped circle centered at the rear of the saddle, with "Fujita Approved" within the circle.

Serial number K9K00694,...
01-25-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By jppe

RideForEarl

There was a “semi-organized” ride today in honor of Earl Gillon who was hit and killed while riding two weeks ago. The organizer was one of the folks that worked in the local Trek bike shop where...
01-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,402
Posted By LBCwanabe

I have to show off my grail bike

Not sure what to call it yet but here’s the keeper​​​​​​: my ‘84 Miyata. Sub 250 miles from the original owner out in Santa Cruz
...
07-01-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,152
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Picture this, it is Havana, Cuba, circa 1963. A...

Picture this, it is Havana, Cuba, circa 1963. A little boy growing up in the land where beisbol and basketball are the ticket to a better life. The kid is runty and suffers from real bad asthma, so...
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