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02-07-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By tomato coupe

I use SRAM disc brake fluid.

I use SRAM disc brake fluid.
02-07-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 644
Posted By SkinGriz

I was using a foresters stihl 261c. I did...

I was using a foresters stihl 261c.

I did not see where to add wax. I did see where to add bar and chain oil.
02-07-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 496
Posted By BillyD

Oh stop it! It’s a common expression, why are you...

Oh stop it! It’s a common expression, why are you making it an issue? Let’s just drop the nonsense and get back on topic.
02-06-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,283
Posted By tomato coupe

Why do I suddenly have an urge to re-read "On the...

Why do I suddenly have an urge to re-read "On the Origin of Species"?
02-05-23, 11:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 782
Posted By Canker

The whole fear of Dot is way over done. Water...

The whole fear of Dot is way over done. Water gets into both Dot and mineral oil systems. The difference is Dot distributes the water throughout the whole system while with mineral oil it gathers...
02-05-23, 10:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By HillRider

Are you using the locking lever like a wing nut...

Are you using the locking lever like a wing nut and just screwing the axle in with it or are you doing it correctly and snuging the axle in and then camming over the lever? Like a qr skewer, it is...
02-02-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,168
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The front shifter.

The front shifter.
02-02-23, 11:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,231
Posted By mstateglfr

I engage my common sense detector and look around...

I engage my common sense detector and look around then keep riding once its safe.
02-02-23, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,865
Posted By P!N20

https://images.fineartamerica.com/images-medium-la...

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01-31-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By mstateglfr

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone...

I genuinely cant remember the last time someone here asked 'Is this site legit?' and it actually was legit.
01-30-23, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By BillyD

The easiest way to get banned (again) is to...

The easiest way to get banned (again) is to discuss a PM in public. PM means PRIVATE Memo, between you and another party, in this case yours truly. If you wish to discuss your banning, or anything...
01-30-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Koyote

You weren't banned for 'debating.' You were...

You weren't banned for 'debating.' You were banned because a moderator told you to leave the thread and yet you continued 'debating.' Big difference.

Seems like this thread is designed to get you...
01-27-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,486
Posted By SkinGriz

I heard a statement once Iíll attempt to...

I heard a statement once Iíll attempt to paraphrase.

The narcissism of petty differences.

As to the rotor direction. I would bet it doesnít matter as long as it lines up with the caliper.
01-26-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,225
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if they take a tip from Elon Musk, they...

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...if they take a tip from Elon Musk, they can turn it into a cash cow by selling KOM's, the way Twitter is selling verified accounts.
01-23-23, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By seypat

Backstory on the frame in the above pic. The...

Backstory on the frame in the above pic.

The builder, Chris Fiorini was amazed it still existed. The nameless guy had it for sale for $400 firm. A 19 year old kid drove 2.5 hrs from Iowa with his...
01-23-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 847
Posted By KerryIrons

If it truly is only 0.5 mm, I would not hesitate...

If it truly is only 0.5 mm, I would not hesitate to use a round file to "extend" the slot on the brakes by that 0.5 mm.
01-23-23, 09:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,196
Posted By BillyD

A little less snark and a little compassion would...

A little less snark and a little compassion would go a long way around here. I think the OP did a good job standing up for himself. The ignore list works well, but I wish you guys would be kinder,...
01-23-23, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 348
Posted By HelpSingularity

Just carefully wipe off the excess grease and...

Just carefully wipe off the excess grease and ride. If they blow up, which more than likely won't, lesson learned and move on. Lots of fish (pedals) in the sea (marketplace).
01-22-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By jjhabbs

Madison Bike Swap Haul!

Had a great day at the madison Bike swap. I also got to see Lon Haldermen for the first time in a minute. Video coming soon. I'll sell the Cannondale frameset at the Chicago Winter swap in February....
01-21-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 572
Posted By ofajen

There are standards. There was a significant...

There are standards. There was a significant change at the start of 2020. ETRTO docs are not easy to get without paying a fair chunk but here is a quick summary article on the Vittoria website:
...
01-19-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,352
Posted By juvela

----- Durkopp of Germany designed and...

-----

Durkopp of Germany designed and manufactured their own coaster called the Atlas for use with their chainless cycles of the 1906-08 time...
01-19-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 550
Posted By louky

Thanks for all those who commented. I got both...

Thanks for all those who commented. I got both of these freewheels done today. The first one i left on the wheel. I applied some penetrating oil in the crack as suggested in some posts above. I...
01-19-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,352
Posted By TugaDude

That is similar to what I was envisioning...

That is similar to what I was envisioning building up someday. It is lean, clean and a pretty machine!
01-19-23, 05:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 693
Posted By Road85rebel

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few...

As follow up to my previous post, here are a few pics of my restoration effort. Before and after for reference....
01-18-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,115
Posted By Ironfish653

Hi, actual Subsea Vehicle Pilot/Tech here: ...

Hi, actual Subsea Vehicle Pilot/Tech here:


Unless this thing is staying underwater for weeks at a time, you donít need to go to any extreme measures. Especially if itís fresh water, galvanic...
01-18-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,352
Posted By tkamd73

I built this up a couple of years ago, no...

I built this up a couple of years ago, no stopping issues whatsoever, actually find the braking quite impressive. Lots of fun to skid too, if you donít mind flat spotting the tires a bit.
Tim

...
01-17-23, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By jjhabbs

Mid 80s CIOCC Designer Pron Pics inside

Hey guys.

I was bored and thought I'd show some Pron today. Mid 80s CIOCC. Mostly Super Record. Modern Mavic Rims on period correct hubs.
Don't forget to message me if your interested in...
01-17-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By daverup

A small rubber boot on there will help, ...

A small rubber boot on there will help,

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01-15-23, 09:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 791
Posted By juvela

----- right out the stadium them thar...

-----

right out the stadium them thar pitches continue to fly...

...off the bat of league batting champion Maurice! :thumb:



-----
01-13-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,648
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Really? So your worth $500,000,000, you fly...

Really? So your worth $500,000,000, you fly private, live in the home and location of your dreams and yet your choice in bicycles would remain unchanged? I find that doubtful.
01-13-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,648
Posted By jon c.

One could make a similar argument for the top...

One could make a similar argument for the top pricing tier of any good,
01-12-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 712
Posted By garryg

German City bike with a derailleur and internal hub!Hi Low range

My brother in law spotted this German city bike in a junk place and picked it up for me.Aluminum tubes,Cute little tool box,lock,dynamo, a derailleur and an internal hub! Hi Low range...
01-12-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 776
Posted By jamesdak

Rosa e nero (Pink and black) Gianni Motta Personal 2001 R, wow!

Finally landed another frame I've lusted after for years. In a perfect world I would have one of the American flag themed Motta bikes but while they are out there I've never caught one on sale in my...
01-12-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Mr. 66

Winter made in Denmark

This little one, at the goodwill,was to cute to pass up taking a few shots. The badge is awesome....
01-12-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,695
Views: 3,908,414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never participated in this thread since...

I've never participated in this thread since joining BF-C&V back in 2005, primarily because I lived in the NH mountains for 20 years, and I needed more than a three-speed to manage my hills.
...
01-11-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 696
Posted By smd4

Maybe I'm seeing things, but please don't tell me...

Maybe I'm seeing things, but please don't tell me you are using two different rear derailleur cable housing sections, connected only by the inner cable...
01-10-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Repack Rider

Mountain Bike Archive Blog

Before there were mountain bike magazines, there were articles about mountain biking in other publications. I have the most comprehensive collection of early mountain bike articles. Even though...
01-10-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By squirtdad

here is what you want for true expert ...

here is what you want for true expert https://www.freewheelspa.com/

also know as pastorbobnlnh
01-09-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,932
Posted By Trakhak

OP's opening sentence (in General Cycling, mind...

OP's opening sentence (in General Cycling, mind you): "In recent years there's been an increase in tire clearance for drop bar bikes."

Show of hands: who immediately concluded the reference was to...
01-09-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,932
Posted By Iride01

You didn't refer to anything in your OP. ...

You didn't refer to anything in your OP.

Flat bars are usually much wider than drop bars. So they might be favored for rough off-road terrain as the extra width give you leverage advantage over...
01-09-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,038
Posted By nlerner

Note to self: Do not challenge francophile to an...

Note to self: Do not challenge francophile to an arm-wrestling match.
01-09-23, 01:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,252
Posted By Darth Lefty

beg to differ ...

beg to differ


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01-08-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By Doug Fattic

Bill died many years ago in an automobile...

Bill died many years ago in an automobile accident. He wrote some of the earliest articles on frame building for Bike World magazine when it first came out around 1972. In case others donít recognize...
01-08-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,038
Posted By C9H13N

Iím normally a Park hater but thatís a Shimano...

Iím normally a Park hater but thatís a Shimano TL-FW30 in the picture.
01-07-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 701
Posted By tomato coupe

Advice? Stay away from online bike forums --...

Advice? Stay away from online bike forums -- they'll make you question why you got into cycling.
01-02-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 917
Posted By Buzzkill53120

There isn't much to prevent bike thefts since the...

There isn't much to prevent bike thefts since the advent of the cordless angle grinder/cut-off tool.
12-31-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,073
Posted By MikePFlyFish

Thanks very much for all the tips and...

Thanks very much for all the tips and suggestions. Tons of varied experience here so this is all the more helpful!

Mother Nature solved my immediate dilemma for this weekend.....a steady, soaking...
12-31-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 484
Posted By Kontact

I was suggesting you find some trashed wheels or...

I was suggesting you find some trashed wheels or just hubs and extract the washers you need from them.
12-26-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Both are the a New Winner model and the four...

Both are the a New Winner model and the four smaller sprockets thread off with normal threads (lefty loosey). Soak theeads with penetrating oil and use heat if stubborn.

The two largest sprockets...
12-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 530
Posted By Rolla

Maybe try a coffee brake? :p

Maybe try a coffee brake? :p
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