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08-09-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By mb158127

1972 Raleigh Superbe porn/brag

Hey - had a score so good off Facebook market I had to log in for the first time in ~7 years to tel someoneís bout it.

Saw the posting a few minutes after posting went up, messaged and said I can...
08-09-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 493
Posted By Danmozy66

only trying to put my best foot forward when...

only trying to put my best foot forward when making this tough decision. And yoga my man, does wonders for cycling
08-09-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By Prowler

A quandary - while noticably faster with red...

A quandary - while noticably faster with red jockey wheels, my Raleigh Pro is, in practice, slower. The issue is being constantly stopped by fit and fine looking women who notice the red spinners...
08-09-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By kunsunoke

Try one of these: Nitto Technomic quill...

Try one of these:

Nitto Technomic quill stems at Ben's Cycle (https://www.benscycle.com/nitto-technomic-l225-long-quill-stem/stem_nitto_technomicl225_870/product)
08-08-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By canklecat

The great thing about quill stems is we can...

The great thing about quill stems is we can adjust the height easily. Sometimes I'll stop during a ride and make an adjustment.

For awhile when I was recovering from neck and shoulder injuries I...
08-08-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By kgcabs

MB-1 RestoMod

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08-08-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By rosefarts

It's a cassette and it's a complete 7400 group....

It's a cassette and it's a complete 7400 group. It's still there when on friction too, since I wondered the same thing.
08-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By gugie

If someone's Flickr is public, I don't see any...

If someone's Flickr is public, I don't see any issues sharing the link. The stuff I have on mine that I've decided is private, I set as private.
08-02-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,404
Posted By Salamandrine

It's not obvious now, but there was a big price...

It's not obvious now, but there was a big price difference between a 610 and a 1000. Metric sizing was something that was really only used by higher end bikes at the time.
08-02-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 441,529
Posted By gil_00000

The best pic I have of this 86 400 Elance. All...

The best pic I have of this 86 400 Elance. All original except the leather saddle. ...
08-01-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/5746/21532845731_2a8...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5746/21532845731_2a8e32e786_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/yNMsQT)
Raleigh International '71 (https://flic.kr/p/yNMsQT) by djk762...
08-01-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By Manny66

Lots of bike builds ,and Lots of regrets and what...

Lots of bike builds ,and Lots of regrets and what iff's in Millions of garages and sheds all around the World..
08-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By Bogester

Iím a big fan and have several of their bags....

Iím a big fan and have several of their bags. This one is currently not on a bike but itís seen plenty of use. I got it in 2007 and its to look whitish...when did Acorn start? ​​​​​​​...
08-01-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By bulgie

I know Shimano would make you proper...

I know Shimano would make you proper tandem-crossover cranksets on demand, because we got them at Santana when I worked there, about 1978. By proper I mean the pedal holes were LH threaded for the...
07-31-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By pcb

Fuji Pewter Belt Buckles

Snapped some pix of my buckles, more pix on flickr. But, you know, what more is there to see?
https://flic.kr/s/aHsmoxFY7o

The Kato cyclist design was something Fuji used a lot, I think---at...
07-30-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By polymorphself

I do wish they would bring this back.

I do wish they would bring this back.
07-29-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 803
Posted By nlerner

Ron from Acorn used to contribute to BF years...

Ron from Acorn used to contribute to BF years back until he and his wife likely got very busy with bag making.
07-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 803
Posted By polymorphself

Made it out with an x-pac compact rando bag and...

Made it out with an x-pac compact rando bag and they sold out in less than 5 minutes. Gotta love this Expedition that they feature for all of their bag modeling.
...
07-28-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 76,692
Posted By malcala622

Awesome and smooth transactions with The...

Awesome and smooth transactions with

The Golden Boy
dmark
ryansu
toavii
natterberry
Dean51
Ged117
If I missed anyone a big thank you.
07-28-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By rhm

Set it up as a segment, give it a fearsome...

Set it up as a segment, give it a fearsome sounding name ("Mt Golden steepest ascent" suggests itself) and make sure no one else rides it, and you'll be a local legend in no time.
07-27-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,832
Posted By AeroGut

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag...

Or get a handlebar bag or a large underseat bag and put some extra bottles in it along with anything else you might want along the way.
07-26-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By randyjawa

I know how you feel. Last week I missed this...

I know how you feel. Last week I missed this Bianchi by being stupid as I waited for a day, or two, hoping the price would come down. The bike sold the next day......
07-21-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 874
Posted By 3speedslow

It’s hard to be able to say goodbye to an old and...

It’s hard to be able to say goodbye to an old and reliable friend. Sorry for the loss of a great riding frame!

Standalone
07-21-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 874
Posted By balindamood

Best type of crack, actually. If it had...

Best type of crack, actually. If it had completely broken while riding, the steerer tube would have prevented a complete collapse. In fact, the steerer tube is probably why it is not in two pieces...
07-21-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 874
Posted By xiaoman1

Standalone, Sorry to see this but in the first...

Standalone,
Sorry to see this but in the first picture it looks like a crack, be glad and consider yourself lucky that you noticed it.
Ben
07-20-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By 3alarmer

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07-20-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 400
Posted By L134

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Overloaded for 2day shake down to Long Beach from where bike was stolen so I...
07-20-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,038
Posted By JohnDThompson

Reminds me of Keith Anderson's "Freddy Mertz"...

Reminds me of Keith Anderson's "Freddy Mertz" tribute bike:

https://redkiteprayer.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/IMG_1021.jpg
07-20-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,038
Posted By Andy_K

I'm probably not the best person to give advice...

I'm probably not the best person to give advice on orthodoxy, but I don't see even a remote problem with this. In his page on Internationals Sheldon Brown noted, "In the late '70s, the...
07-19-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,516
Posted By victorm

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07-19-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 441,529
Posted By sd5782

1983 Trek 700

I posted this before, but am now pretty satisfied with the setup. The Trek 700 was a 1983 only model. It was in kind of a gray area between sport with the full 531 tubing and sport/touring with the...
07-19-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By clubman

Offer it as-is.The freewheel and chain are...

Offer it as-is.The freewheel and chain are consumables and could cost you a pretty penny to replace with OEM. Nor is it likely increase your sales opportunities. If a buyer wants original equipment,...
07-19-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By RobbieTunes

No. Welcome to the forum.

No.

Welcome to the forum.
07-18-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,575
Posted By clubman

No. Just chronic boredom in strange times. It's...

No. Just chronic boredom in strange times.
It's a bad fashion problem.
07-18-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,925
Posted By Murray Missile

Another one bites the dust, somebody actually...

Another one bites the dust, somebody actually wanted this monstrosity but as long as it's gone......... ...
07-17-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By barnfind

Homemade bicycle stand

I picked this up a few years ago, its been floating around in my garage for a while with no base, I finally decided to make use of it.
Its made from 1 1/4" water pipe and some bolts covered in vinyl...
07-15-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,160
Posted By WildWilly

77 Schwinn Volare

Picked up this 77 Scarlet Schwinn Volare VL-5 25" frame. Beautiful bike and in very good condition for a 77.
...
07-13-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By zukahn1

While a OK frame It it is a 80's hard frame ...

While a OK frame It it is a 80's hard frame with slightly unique geometry and a larger size so not having the matching fork is a issue it would may be a bit hard to find a fork Yet there are...
07-13-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 441,529
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

No, I've never had either of those. I think the...

No, I've never had either of those. I think the reason I prefer the 640 is because the 750 is more of a racing geometry and more sensitive to steering inputs. I'm getting a little old for that...
07-13-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By tkamd73

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called...

Used have the same problem, I think it’s called half-hiemers or CRS, ( Can’t Remember **** ), as a solution, I decided to bring just a phone and credit card on all rides from my house, less then 40...
07-13-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By dedhed

I'm shocked that on, I'll assume, the Glacial...

I'm shocked that on, I'll assume, the Glacial Drumlin trail no one with a pump stopped or asked if you needed anything.
Whenever I see someone "broke down" I'll ask if they need anything.
07-12-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By mech986

Well, if your bike weighs about 25 pounds, you...

Well, if your bike weighs about 25 pounds, you had about 12-13 pounds rolling on a flatted tire and tube under the pressure of the rim edges. Personally, Iíd inspect the tire sidewalls very...
07-12-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 862
Posted By specialmonkey

I have one in the same color, I believe it's Kool...

I have one in the same color, I believe it's Kool Orange (and not Sunset Orange). It's one of my favorite bikes, definitely rides like a 70s Coupe DeVille convertible.

Mine is an oddball from...
07-11-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By Standalone

Vintage Cannondale bags, Vintage Trek

This flat bar conversion was a labor of love for my eldest, and now my youngestís bike. We are heading out on a tour next week and I picked up this set of Cannondales for it. The old school handlebar...
07-11-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,039
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Yeah. Serious vintage bike nerds willing to pay...

Yeah. Serious vintage bike nerds willing to pay so much for an old sleeper tend to to be taller than 5' 2". Just because most of us weirdos are guys. Still, some diminutive connoisseur out there...
07-10-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,516
Posted By victorm

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Now the wait for new cables, chain, housing, Seat...
07-10-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,659
Posted By tgot

I'm surprised that doesn't strip chrome off. Does...

I'm surprised that doesn't strip chrome off. Does it leave a brushed finish, or the mirror chrome surface?

I've been reading the forums, and the suggestion for chrome seems to be either just...
07-10-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,659
Posted By gugie

You've found the bike of my youth! ...

You've found the bike of my youth!

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Except my SC MkII didn't...
07-08-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,455
Posted By northbend

Yep, I went through that process a couple of...

Yep, I went through that process a couple of years ago. It is described here: My Woodrup Touring Bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1137320-my-new-woodrup-touring-bike.html)

The...
07-06-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 365
Posted By John Nolan

Okay, standard cables will do. I'd recommend...

Okay, standard cables will do. I'd recommend "slick" stainless steel cables.
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