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10-12-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

From last week - not a great pic but I'm not...

From last week - not a great pic but I'm not gonna complain about it being too sunny in WI in October.
...
10-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By JJScaliger

Bates flip flop

Here's my semi-period correct 1948 Bates with a flip flop wheelset.

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10-01-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,771
Posted By DQRider

1949 Raleigh Clubman 3-speed 700c

I built this up as a "patina-preservation" project. The frameset was essentially a barn-find, with crusted dirt in all the nooks and crannies. It won Best English Custom at the All British Cycling...
09-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,771
Posted By 1989Pre

1963 Freddie Grubb Routier. 8-speed. Super...

1963 Freddie Grubb Routier. 8-speed. Super Champions on BH Eurekas.



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09-25-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By BlackMambaNYC

Have been riding Sophie (pictured) since June and...

Have been riding Sophie (pictured) since June and have loved every minute.
...
09-24-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By CV-6

I think I am glad this bike is not in my sweet...

I think I am glad this bike is not in my sweet spot for size.
09-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 12,263
Posted By nlerner

The afternoon I got home from completing my 100k...

The afternoon I got home from completing my 100k on my '69 Raleigh Sprite 5-speed COVID build, I listed it on CL and sold it that evening for $100. Seemed like the holistic thing to do.
09-22-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By Jeffoutlaw

My first fixed gear... Fuji Feather

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09-14-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By abshipp

Fall is coming. Time for fenders: ...

Fall is coming.

Time for fenders:

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09-13-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,707
Posted By rustystrings61

Cutting my Sunday ramble short

It rained here yesterday morning so I did maintenance miles on a beater until I couldnít stand it any more. Today I woke up a little later than I meant to, then I thought I had a mechanical issue...
09-10-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By 50voltphantom

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09-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By rustystrings61

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos...

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos Eno 17/19T freewheel on the alternate side - but the other week I restored my 2002 Mercian Vincitore to the configuration I’ve used the most, 16T and...
09-08-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By indigowarpz

Work...

Work bike:https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/_dsc5405_f304745a53abd112c387c56473e60aea1e7767af.jpg...
09-08-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By TugaDude

I wonder whether this one should be in the...

I wonder whether this one should be in the running. CR-MO frame and has nice, big tires for a variety of surfaces....
09-08-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,278
Posted By rustystrings61

Not so much urban, but - 70-in for pavement,...

Not so much urban, but -

70-in for pavement, achieved either 42x16 (Mercian) or 45x17 (Gitane) on 28 mm tires or 44x17 on 35 mm tires on the Raleigh Competition. 70-in gears have worked really...
09-05-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By cb400bill

Pic Assist ...

Pic Assist

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09-05-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,438
Posted By Rage

Good catch on the thirty bucks off. ...now I...

Good catch on the thirty bucks off.
...now I wanna build up a Rush lol.
09-04-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,438
Posted By Rage

FWIW Nashbar is selling the Soma Rush frame on...

FWIW Nashbar is selling the Soma Rush frame on back order in limited sizes for 429.99.
09-04-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 643,600
Posted By y0x8

The earthly world and the watery world ...

The earthly world and the watery world
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09-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Strength and rigidity are not the same thing....

Strength and rigidity are not the same thing. Strength is the ability to support a load without failing, and is a function of yield and tensile strength of the material. In this case, chromoly steel...
09-02-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,565
Posted By TejanoTrackie

As long as you never lose the desire to ride...

As long as you never lose the desire to ride something, all is good.
09-01-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By the sci guy

assuming your dropouts are viable, just get a new...

assuming your dropouts are viable, just get a new set of wheels that are specifically for SS/FG riding. They aren't that expensive - $300 tops maybe. Just get the set that matches your rear spacing....
09-01-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 643,600
Posted By rustystrings61

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08-31-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,707
Posted By rustystrings61

I had a single-speed Saturday and Sunday! ...

I had a single-speed Saturday and Sunday! Saturday I took my (somewhat cheating) Surly Dingle-equipped Raleigh Competition out. I rode the pavement sections on the 44x17/70-in fixed-gear, and...
08-29-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, trying...

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, trying to use vertical dropouts with a fixed gear is just plain dumb.
08-29-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,103
Posted By TugaDude

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08-27-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By TugaDude

Personally, if that is what you want it for I'd...

Personally, if that is what you want it for I'd be looking at a "vintage" steel mountain bike as a base. There are any number of models of older Treks or Specialized that would be perfect for what...
08-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 335,475
Posted By ascherer

Oh, I never put the final, as-delivered glamour...

Oh, I never put the final, as-delivered glamour shots here. My son is smitten with it.
...
08-26-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,305
Posted By jay4usc

thats the perfect bike if you need to commute...

thats the perfect bike if you need to commute short distance and need to lock the bike up. Buy a nicer bike for long rides
08-26-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The only time you notice the weight of a bike is...

The only time you notice the weight of a bike is when accelerating or climbing, and unless you are a competitive cyclist, you will not be accelerating all that much. Most people can afford to lose a...
08-26-20, 01:58 PM
08-26-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By TugaDude

Both of those weights I would put in the...

Both of those weights I would put in the lightweight category. Funny how different our perspectives can be! Hey, like I said, it that trips your trigger and you have the dough, go for it.
08-26-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By TugaDude

Reason I asked is that I find it rare that road...

Reason I asked is that I find it rare that road bikes of that size would suffer from toe overlap. It sometimes happens in smaller frame sizes.
08-25-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,932
Posted By nlerner

Carbon forks. ...

Carbon forks.

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08-24-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,932
Posted By scarlson

Biopace. Saved my knees. Short cranks. Also...

Biopace. Saved my knees.

Short cranks. Also saved my knees.

Time ATAC pedals. Wanna guess what they did?
08-24-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By hay

Bianchi San Jose in the dirt Sunday. ...

Bianchi San Jose in the dirt Sunday.
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08-17-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

Added fresh bar tape and a new crankset to the...

Added fresh bar tape and a new crankset to the Rush today. Curious to see how the cranks feel. They're a new model from Fyxation that's essentially an omnium knockoff - 7075 aluminum, gxp bb...
08-16-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,671
Posted By Manny66

1970's Windsor Profesionals. ...

1970's Windsor Profesionals.

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08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,671
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-03-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,073
Posted By TugaDude

I assume it is a supply and demand issue. Lack...

I assume it is a supply and demand issue. Lack of demand means they no longer supply. If enough folks wanted them they'd be foolish not to continue offering them. Has anyone contacted them to...
08-02-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,707
Posted By DrIsotope

From home to the sea, only one gear required. ...

From home to the sea, only one gear required.
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07-30-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By takenreasy

Getting Better With Age

So, I began my fixed gear journey six years ago at the age of 55 primarily to make my 18 mile round trip commute more interesting. Due to hills, abilities and mental attitude I began riding under 60...
07-23-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By GhostSS

Haha, I knew someone would mention my shoes!...

Haha, I knew someone would mention my shoes! Honestly I spent so much time worrying about packing my bike I forgot to bring my shoes on my trip. So I just bought a new pair of adidas for cheap and...
07-21-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By hamcereal

Well, paying off debt is pretty badass, being...

Well, paying off debt is pretty badass, being responsible is badass, right??
07-21-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 825
Posted By the sci guy

For what itís worth on my Sportif above the...

For what itís worth on my Sportif above the Sugino crank is 48t and Iíve got a 17t freewheel. Both are 3/32Ē.
(Iíve also ran 46t/18t and 46t/17t)

Youíll find a lot of SS cranks are 1/8Ē but if...
07-20-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 53,122
Posted By hamcereal

Mercier

I just sold her :(
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07-20-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By specialmonkey

Suntour and Dia Compe levers tend to have short...

Suntour and Dia Compe levers tend to have short hoods, around 2 1/8".
07-18-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By FiftySix

This would be the reason I would want only one...

This would be the reason I would want only one bike. However, having two bikes sure is nice when one bike breaks down and parts will take a few days or weeks to arrive.
07-17-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By TejanoTrackie

The length of a frame's top tube is more...

The length of a frame's top tube is more important than the seat tube when determining proper size. Manufacturer's use the seat tube length to define frame size, and use standover clearance as the...
07-17-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,316,389
Posted By mstateglfr

Schwinn Premis powdercoated with 105 5800...

Schwinn Premis powdercoated with 105 5800 drivetrain and hubs.
I used an innicycle conversion headset. That alone was more than the frame, but it opens up options and is quality!

This is a 63.5cm...
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