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02-17-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By steelbikeguy

lots of sexy stuff there! Jubilee rear...

lots of sexy stuff there! Jubilee rear derailleur, Stronglight crank with fancy bolt, etc., but the Hi-E stuff caught my eye.
I still use a front Hi-E hub and QR that I bought in the 70's, and...
02-16-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By canyoneagle

Mavic Open Pro is an easy go-to for me. ...

Mavic Open Pro is an easy go-to for me.
Ambrosio Excellight are very nice but a bit harder to source.

otherwise, one can find NOS rims on eBay, typically at a premium
02-14-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 7,552
Posted By noglider

I'm still a fan of triples. Here is my 1982...

I'm still a fan of triples. Here is my 1982 McLean. Velo Orange (made by IRD?) cranks with 48/34/24 rings, so I don't know if it looks fast. I'm not fast, especially in recent years. I never knew a...
02-12-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,401
Posted By repechage

Hey, in SoCal it was an "arms race". No parents...

Hey, in SoCal it was an "arms race".
No parents willing or capable to pay for the sport, I was on my own.
The psychological element was there.
The "way" was perfectly clean machine, fresh White...
02-03-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Chuck M

I couldn't get the old spokes on this 54 year old...

I couldn't get the old spokes on this 54 year old wheel to look as good as the hub and rim, so new stainless spoke were installed tonight. Tomorrow, the rear wheel gets the same treatment.

...
01-22-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,248
Posted By Insidious C.

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01-22-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,555
Posted By 79pmooney

Or, modify that one. My thought - drill for a #2...

Or, modify that one. My thought - drill for a #2 or #4 screw though the outside plate, run a nice neat SS pan head from the outside, through the outer plate, through a bushing made from aluminum or...
01-11-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,125
Posted By adamrice

85 years. That's a hell of a legacy. This is...

85 years. That's a hell of a legacy.

This is my 2nd Bob Jackson. Sold the first. ...
01-03-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By RobbieTunes

I rode for 2-3 years with a young gal, as I...

I rode for 2-3 years with a young gal, as I promised her dad she would be safe riding a bike. Her appearance was such that it was a given she’d likely be confronted, or at least harassed, if riding...
01-03-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By RobbieTunes

I want to see the car....

I want to see the car....
01-02-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Not superior at all asere. i am short, old,...

Not superior at all asere.

i am short, old, slightly overweight and slow.

I have seven coronary stents, calcified coronary arteries, diabetes and asthma.

I am far, far from superior. But I...
01-02-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,303
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked...

my grand daughter bequeathed me her wrecked Walmart Mongoose when she went and got all grown up and got a car. I took the carcass to the dump, but the bug bit me before i could pitch it, and this is...
01-02-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,231
Posted By cudak888

An intelligent fellow and one of varied talents...

An intelligent fellow and one of varied talents and interests - bicycles included. Not to be judged by his orangutan co-host of many years.

Not sure I'd be as keen on Shimano Light Action as he ;)...
01-01-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By jamesdak

LOL, No weather stops a happy, positive cyclist....

LOL, No weather stops a happy, positive cyclist. :)

Embrace the cold, the rain, free your soul!
...
12-29-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By gugie

Finally found a good reason to use the "like"...

Finally found a good reason to use the "like" button, and I encourage using it on this thread.

I'd recommend not slamming someone else's post on this one, this is what bothers you more than it...
12-29-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,175
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

1) Squeaky chains, annoying ticks and clunks, and...

1) Squeaky chains, annoying ticks and clunks, and chains rattling the FD cage (cross chained) on someone else's bike.
2) People starting from a stop in a MASSIVE gear on a geared bike and getting up...
12-26-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By repechage

there are those Japanese market clamp on to the...

there are those Japanese market clamp on to the fork brake mounts- that the racers use to ride a track bike on the road and keep it NJS intact.

I need to build up my NJS frame, thinking the Sram...
12-26-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By JacobLee

Well, that didn’t want to come off! ...

Well, that didn’t want to come off!

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Sprayed...
12-26-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,130
Posted By iab

Interesting thread, sorry I missed the start. ...

Interesting thread, sorry I missed the start. imo, distinguishing between road/touring/touring sport/light touring/cyclocross/grocery-getter/commuter/hybrid is just plain dumb. While not optimal,...
12-24-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By garryg

Merry Christmas

I hope you all have a great holiday season with shiny NOS things under the tree. Thanks for sharing your C and V knowledge for another year. cheers garry
12-17-20, 11:00 AM
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Views: 2,411,273
Posted By chainwhip

Found surfing...too rich for my blood...couldn't let this thread go without,tho..

Caletti (California) - VTM (VINTAGE-TO-MODERN) QUILL STEM

Adapts 31.8 bars to 22.2mm/1" steel frame steerer.
-17 degrees.
This model unfortunately w/o faceplate, but gorgeous anyway:...
12-16-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,333
Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
12-12-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,374
Posted By xiaoman1

I draw the line at interstellar purchases, so no...

I draw the line at interstellar purchases, so no "Mars" for me!...
12-11-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,127
Posted By iab

The weed is so much better than 40 years ago. ...

The weed is so much better than 40 years ago. And legal.

My legs and lungs have not improved from 40 years ago.

I like computer navigation over paper maps/cue sheets.

I like the performance...
12-11-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,127
Posted By Velo Mule

I'll just add master links for derailleur chains.

I'll just add master links for derailleur chains.
12-10-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By xiaoman1

Lots of great solutions, many thanks...and Mike I...

Lots of great solutions, many thanks...and Mike I still like that color scheme but to old to be in the FIXIE crowd! :D
Best, Ben
12-09-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By xiaoman1

[QUOTE=Nemosengineer;21824522]Here you go. ...

[QUOTE=Nemosengineer;21824522]Here you go.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50697098737_70ab295c90_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2keVTcg)20201208_170542 (https://flic.kr/p/2keVTcg) by nemosengineer...
12-08-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By merziac

Turns out mine are the TRP's that are a bit more...

Turns out mine are the TRP's that are a bit more stylized with a whoop de doo in the middle, still like them and those. ;)
12-08-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By merziac

Nemosengineer Anytime Mike, and really like...

Nemosengineer

Anytime Mike, and really like the side shot, please do that again when the bars are wrapped.

Also agree with the skeletons and would add another thought. ;)

That colorway,...
12-06-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,272
Posted By Schlafen

In light of previous posts, there are no rules of...

In light of previous posts, there are no rules of thumb when going vintage, despite what some consider vintage for whatever reason, you can make your own rules, because who's going to stop you? You...
12-06-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,272
Posted By cudak888

I don't consider the pulley wheels part of the...

I don't consider the pulley wheels part of the equation as they're easily substituted. Still, I won't argue the point - Campag pulley wheels from BITD are crap, especially given how they superseded...
12-06-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By J.Higgins

I like that you are using fiber-reinforced tape...

I like that you are using fiber-reinforced tape on your handlebar cable routing. That's engineer thinking right there! :thumb:
12-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By jonwvara

Cartridge BB installation, genius!

I will now describe a stroke of towering genius that came to me recently while replacing a bottom bracket cartridge. I expect I will soon learn that it's a trick that everyone else here already knew,...
12-03-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By noglider

I make mental notes of what needs doing on my...

I make mental notes of what needs doing on my bike as I ride. Then I write the note in my maintenance spreadsheet. It's hard to remember, but I think I'm getting better at it. I took the bike out and...
12-02-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By roadsnakes

' Maybe on another ride. These are...

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Maybe on another ride.

These are the only other ones I took today.

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12-01-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,097
Posted By natterberry

Found a picture of the 1050 SLR, very slick. ...

Found a picture of the 1050 SLR, very slick.

This bike will include the FH-7700 i picked up from you, actually!



Thanks Mike!

I had actually purchased a few sets of Kool Stop Dura...
12-01-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,097
Posted By RobbieTunes

Bike porn.

Bike porn.
12-01-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,097
Posted By deadzone

I prefer to keep things generally era consistent...

I prefer to keep things generally era consistent on my bikes. But I do love friction DT shifting and at some point I may break my rules by installing mavic/simplex shifters on a 8-10 speed build. I...
11-30-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,374
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

That's me with Raleigh and Peugeot. Indifferently...

That's me with Raleigh and Peugeot. Indifferently made, per many anecdotes (even if they ride decently), in addition to not being Japanese-made (or American made, depending on the model/builder). I...
11-29-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,576
Posted By jamesdak

What's to not discuss? The bike was listed as a...

What's to not discuss? The bike was listed as a "total project bike" and that is what it is. Plenty of good pics showing what was wrong in the ad. He was totally honest about it in my book so I'm...
11-28-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By merziac

^^^^^ :thumb: Never really a big Formula fan...

^^^^^

:thumb: Never really a big Formula fan aside from Wide World of Sports, slot cars and models but always recognize this color scheme.

Great call to be sure. ;)
11-27-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,374
Posted By Kabuki12

I like bikes from different countries and really...

I like bikes from different countries and really don’t know much about the politics of the riders or the builders. When I was in my twenties and riding my first racer I rode alone and raced anyone I...
11-26-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By icemilkcoffee

There are dozens of 130mm wheels and wheelsets...

There are dozens of 130mm wheels and wheelsets for sale on Craigslist at any given time. Your options are endless. Just keep checking Craigslist.

My advice is , just forget about shimming the...
11-26-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 18,236
Posted By iab

I buy lumber, make stuff. Latest and greatest. ...

I buy lumber, make stuff. Latest and greatest. Still need to add pulls. And take it upstairs.
...
11-26-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 756
Posted By jdawginsc

The problem is not remembering the parts you had,...

The problem is not remembering the parts you had, then ordering the exact same part because you didn't think you had it...
11-25-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 378,167
Posted By Bianchigirll

^ :twitchy: That's beautiful!!! Great lugs...

^ :twitchy: That's beautiful!!! Great lugs and that fork detail is fabulous.
11-25-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By scarlson

Perhaps an alternative, but not a drop-in...

Perhaps an alternative, but not a drop-in substitute. The Idéale saddles have a different shape than their Brooks counterparts. It doesn't narrow as steeply toward the nose. I'm inclined to believe I...
11-25-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By trailangel

That looks Good!!

That looks Good!!
11-25-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By styggno1

The Team Pro is the preferred Brooks for me. Sad...

The Team Pro is the preferred Brooks for me. Sad to hear these news. Almost mourning it. They are wonderful to use and beautiful to look at. I just love all about them. I wish I had more of them!
...
11-25-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,130
Posted By merziac

Sounds like that won't be the case, here's the...

Sounds like that won't be the case, here's the email from Brooks,

Steven (BROOKS ENGLAND)

24 Nov 2020, 06:51 GMT
Hi Van

The Team Pro saddle has been deleted from our catalogue (since June...
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