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01-30-23, 01:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By bikingshearer

By an African swallow, sure, but not by a...

By an African swallow, sure, but not by a European swallow. That's my point . . . .
01-28-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,611
Posted By hazetguy

this was posted at a no brainer price, about 20...

this was posted at a no brainer price, about 20 minutes from my house. i went and bought it within an hour of it being listed.
unfortunately it is way too small for me, and my daughter who would fit...
01-16-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,630
Posted By juvela

----- made by Fuji member noobinsf ...

-----

made by Fuji

member noobinsf shall be able to fill you in

-----
12-31-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 380
Posted By MarcusT

I was able to do a work around. Pulled the crank,...

I was able to do a work around. Pulled the crank, and bottom bracket without touching the guard , the disc was removed easily enough. Yes the front of the guard was held on with the drive side bottom...
12-30-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,504
Posted By non-fixie

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( ...

We haven't got the means to fly to the moon. :( This was within budget. :)
12-30-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 383
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The bottom of the legs remind me of all the...

The bottom of the legs remind me of all the folding church tables, tens of thousands, that I set up and took down during the 40+ years of church ministry.
12-22-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,685
Posted By nlerner

How deep a grave does one need to dig to be...

How deep a grave does one need to dig to be buried with about 20+ bikes? Asking for a friend.
12-22-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,685
Posted By Retoocs

My wife had a friend who collected Barbies. Huge...

My wife had a friend who collected Barbies. Huge collection, tens of thousands of dollars with many NIB limited edition dolls. When she passed away, her friends wanted to help sell the collection to...
12-20-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,630
Posted By thumpism

Well, it looks like our co-op is on its way out....

Well, it looks like our co-op is on its way out. I stopped by today for a look around the exterior since the staff is not reliably there during posted hours. I don't need anything so don't need the...
12-20-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,811
Posted By styggno1

Ann Margret deserves some thread drift. There has...

Ann Margret deserves some thread drift. There has been a lot of young actresses posing with motorcycles and other vehicles (thread drift...) during all times. But she was the real deal. Hollywood did...
12-20-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,811
Posted By styggno1

Some Swedish celebrities Ingemar Stenmark ...

Some Swedish celebrities

Ingemar Stenmark

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Pippi Långstrump...
12-15-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,647
Posted By cudak888

The Classic & Vintage Pass Around [Cotter] Press

About a week ago, Dave (Mad Honk) and I had a chat about his VAR cotter press and the general accessibility of crank cotter presses overall. We both realized that there are a number of forum members...
12-07-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,343
Posted By nlerner

Was that right before or after you criticized her...

Was that right before or after you criticized her for having her brake housing too long?
12-06-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,343
Posted By SurferRosa

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits. ...

Me and my sis with our Christmas Free Spirits.

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Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By wrk101

eBay dreamland asking prices should never be used...

eBay dreamland asking prices should never be used as "selling prices". Highest ebay SOLD price in the last year was $270. Next highest was $177.

I use a 50% of ebay pricing for my local sales. So...
12-05-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,012
Posted By gugie

When I was young, over half the time I was down...

When I was young, over half the time I was down in the drops to be more aerodynamic. Now that my body is vintage, 99% of the time I'm on top of the bars, so even bar ends require bending down. If I'm...
12-05-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Charles Lathe

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My dad with Ted Williams. Dad was at a fishing camp...
12-04-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,343
Posted By ascherer

Ok, the Ted WIlliams is done. ...

Ok, the Ted WIlliams is done.


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12-04-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By top506

Ted Williams Free Spirit OR the Spendid Splinter comes to Maine.

I've had my eye out for one of these Puch-made 'Sears' bikes since I learned of their existence early in my BF membership, so when this appeared on-line I had a pretty good idea what it was:

...
12-03-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,962
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

What's not to like about the ones which preserve...

What's not to like about the ones which preserve a bit of history?
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11-28-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,343
Posted By top506

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Work in progress, will not be a NYC commuter. Top
11-27-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,343
Posted By ascherer

Ted Williams Free Spirit. Work in progress, will...

Ted Williams Free Spirit. Work in progress, will be a NYC commuter.
...
11-26-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By cudak888

I've had some forks with traditional...

I've had some forks with traditional blade-bent-back damage which have had a bit of paint damage. Any cracking or paint loss has to be judged on the type of paint and its durability more than...
11-24-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 529
Posted By gearbasher

Not to get too graphic, but if I did what he did...

Not to get too graphic, but if I did what he did during the first half, I'd be nursing a hemorrhoid for a month.
11-20-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By hazetguy

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components...

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components Features & Specifications catalog:

...
11-14-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By Camilo

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?
11-13-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,196
Posted By CliffordK

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago...

Now mount your kickstand on your Colnago Arabesque frame. And make sure you crank down on the bolt enough to flatten both chainstays.
11-12-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,064
Posted By rhm

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately...

Well, crap. I haven't been posting much lately and i completely forgot to make a stink about it. And here's this whole thread about vitriol... huh? I am afraid i have missed all the fun. Oh, well...
11-12-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,611
Posted By Murray Missile

We have become a disposable society and one of...

We have become a disposable society and one of instant gratification. Use it up, throw it away and buy another nice new shiny one and sadly most consumer goods are manufactured to the same mentality....
10-25-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 18,038
Posted By ShannonM

The few times I rode them, 35 years ago now, I...

The few times I rode them, 35 years ago now, I felt like their effect was almost random. Sometimes, at some particular combination of grade, gear, wind, cadence, effort, fitness, weather, phase of...
10-20-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By Andy_K

Someone who works at a co-op asked a question...

Someone who works at a co-op asked a question like this about hubs in scrap wheels a while ago. What emerged was the fact that no matter how low you set the bar, there is someone on this forum who...
10-20-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By tcs

The plastic bike that made it to production: the...

The plastic bike that made it to production: the Itera

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And for those of...
10-14-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,600
Posted By SwimmerMike

Campagnolo Long Cage Friction

I can't believe I'm the first to bring up the most iconic and well loved rear derailleur of all time..... the Gran Turismo
10-13-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By Sierra

The Red Hand of Ulster.

The Red Hand of Ulster.
10-05-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 74,114
Views: 12,050,165
Posted By Clang

Jamis Cross Country - $50 (Victor, NY)...

Jamis Cross Country - $50 (Victor, NY)...
10-05-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,437
Posted By davester

This is a silly question since the answer depends...

This is a silly question since the answer depends on how many teeth the rings have, what the rear cog range is, whether you live in a hilly area or not, and what your gearing pattern is (half step,...
09-22-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,611
Posted By Vonruden

Saved these fellas from the scrap yard. ...

Saved these fellas from the scrap yard.


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09-21-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard....

...or, make your own. It's really not that hard. I prefer thick...
09-21-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By thumpism

NIB and hiding in my garage. ...

NIB and hiding in my garage.

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09-17-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,533
Posted By Drillium Dude

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd...

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd wager over 70% are old coots (like me). As we die off, there are less and less of us interested in vintage bikes; I suspect it's always been this way....
09-14-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5,596
Views: 587,331
Posted By madpogue

Q: Why is a bottle opener incorporated into the...

Q: Why is a bottle opener incorporated into the Helicomatic lock ring tool?







A: Because they couldn't figure out a practical way to incorporate a corkscrew.
09-10-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By randyjawa

They are not my bottles. They are our bottles! ...

They are not my bottles. They are our bottles!

Often times, the plastic bottles are carelessly discarded by human beings. Jamaica attracts a lot of tourists that, coupled with many local...
09-10-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,046
Posted By Wildwood

www.porkchopbmx.com :thumb: not the best web...

www.porkchopbmx.com :thumb:
not the best web design, IMHO :p, but for the variety of housings and solid cable products, it's where I have bought for years. Not one mistake. Maybe there are...
09-10-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,046
Posted By tkamd73

Yokozuna USA, and porkchopBMX. Tim

Yokozuna USA, and porkchopBMX.
Tim
09-06-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By unworthy1

DIY chain stay protectors ALU foil tape, a step-by-step

Some folks expressed interest when I mentioned that I stooped to making my own "homebrew" substitute chain stay protecteors, to fill the void left since nobody sells the Classic/Vintage thick...
09-05-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,015
Posted By Andy Antipas

For Sale: 1957 Peugeot PL-50 Randonneur

Simply put I have too many bicycles, and the time has come to thin the herd. I enjoy riding and restoring them, and I'm out of room. I bought this bicycle off French eBay and I finished restoring it...
08-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By nlerner

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the...

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the other day. Paint is nicely preserved; chrome generally good except for the bars, which must have gone through the inferior chroming tank. Those are new...
08-25-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,811
Posted By SurferRosa

A yery young Leonard Cohen. ...

A yery young Leonard Cohen.


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08-25-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By tmnguuyen

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the...

This is an excellent idea. Local exchange is the only cost effective way unless it is something uber rare.
08-24-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By 3alarmer

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