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08-10-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,354
Posted By thumpism

I found this in an antique shop about 40 years...

I found this in an antique shop about 40 years ago and grabbed it. Love the look of these guys and the variety of styles of bikes and kit....
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...
08-08-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By mattk42

One time I was at the local bike shop and a guy...

One time I was at the local bike shop and a guy was picking up his Trek Madone. I remember because he really wanted people to know that was his bike... Anyway, he asked the mechanic if it was...
08-08-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 490
Posted By etherhuffer

Red Jockey Wheels

I was wondering, how much faster will red jockey wheels make me go? I bought red spark plug wires for my car, it got 50 more HP and is way faster. Also, is red faster than yellow? Asking for a...
08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By GMS

Continued ...

Continued
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08-08-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By GMS

My Dad's 1940s bicycle scrapbook part 1

I am starting put together my family's history in the bicycle business. My Dad went to High School in Los Angeles. He told me rode his bike everywhere and was very interested in cycle racing. These...
08-07-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 299,633
Posted By xiaoman1

Something about this shot makes me thirsty...BTW,...

Something about this shot makes me thirsty...BTW, nice looking ride!
Best, Ben
08-07-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 299,633
Posted By polymorphself

This came to me in already great shape but I'm...

This came to me in already great shape but I'm giving it a clean/polish, especially the wheels/spokes, changing the bar wrap, added this VO rack and will swap the cables and saddle.
...
08-07-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 904
Posted By Drillium Dude

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best...

I ride with a Nada - light as hell and best ventilation ever :D

DD
08-07-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By Petit Breton

Hi, here in Argentina SAAVEDRA were a family of...

Hi, here in Argentina SAAVEDRA were a family of cyclists from the 30s, it was many brothers and REMIGIO SAAVEDRA came to be considered one of the great cyclists of Argentina, a legend for our...
08-07-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By bikemig

I subscribed to this thread. I'm looking forward...

I subscribed to this thread. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you will post here.

I picked up a nearly complete Roger Saavedra bike a few years back that I still need to rebuild. The frame...
08-07-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By Petit Breton

Argentinian Framesbuilders

Hello everyone, I wanted to show some of the Argentine painting artisans and, incidentally, show some restorations. hope you like....
08-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pcb

Sorry if this is long and tedious, but what the...

Sorry if this is long and tedious, but what the heck else is there to do?

In terms of tire width, I think there are 3 main reasons for inconsistency:

1. Lack of Standards: Actual tire width is...
08-07-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) Sport Tourers -- 5 Best Buys

BRIDGESTONE 400, CENTURION Le Mans 12, NISHIKI Custom Sport, SHOGUN 400, and TAKARA Tribute make the cut.
...
08-06-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By dddd

I've sold five bikes since Saturday, no problem...

I've sold five bikes since Saturday, no problem getting the asking price.

A couple of Italian bikes with too-big frames brought $$ I never would have expected, and the hybrid and a 1980's...
08-06-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 208,676
Posted By thinktubes

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have...

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have restocked.

Zoot and ZuZu :love:

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08-05-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By davester

If you actually find yourself a roll of original...

If you actually find yourself a roll of original Tressostar, bear in mind that it's length will be just a few inches short of what you actually need.
08-05-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 875
Posted By T-Mar

You could always claim they just fell off, on...

You could always claim they just fell off, on their own, along with Pinarello decals. :rolleyes:
08-04-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,692
Posted By rootboy

I taped my bottom up once when I was a kid....

I taped my bottom up once when I was a kid. Didn't last long.
08-04-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1976) SPEEDWELL Titanium Track Frame

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08-03-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,692
Posted By polymorphself

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to...

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to be that you can wrap from the top down, then you donít need tape or twine at the top. And yeah then tuck on at the bottom.
08-01-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By RobbieTunes

You are not.

You are not.
08-01-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By Narhay

Some recent before and afters

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https://i.imgur.com/uqzqwlK.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/4ujbRz1.jpg

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08-01-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By bikemig

The elusive 16 mm pedal wrench

I just picked up a set of olsatools metric wrenches. Not cheap but high quality. It is a 7 piece set from 7 mm to 19 mm.

It is a perfect pedal wrench. The length is 10 inches on the 16 mm tool;...
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...
07-31-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 208,676
Posted By CliffordK

I think my cat may be broken. Latte &...

I think my cat may be broken.

Latte & Squeak.

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07-31-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 498
Posted By clubman

Familiar hiss Fate's coarse rasp shreds all...

Familiar hiss
Fate's coarse rasp shreds all pleasure
Without spare again.
07-31-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 498
Posted By iab

I looked forever Period correct too much I'm...

I looked forever
Period correct too much
I'm broke and happy
07-31-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 498
Posted By Salamandrine

a beautiful day bee flies into helmet vent ...

a beautiful day
bee flies into helmet vent
ouch ouch ouch stop ouch
07-31-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 553
Posted By Salamandrine

A few nerds were bike racing? :lol: Bike...

A few nerds were bike racing? :lol:

Bike racing, primarily indoor track racing, was one of the most popular sports in the US during the 20s. Compare it to basketball now. Just huge. Track bikes...
07-30-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Warm summer night ride out to Kopachuck State Park near Arletta, WA. So...
07-30-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By 3alarmer

...there's a guy selling vinyl lettering online...

...there's a guy selling vinyl lettering online with a relatively creative and flexible do it yourself font designer on the website here. (https://doityourselflettering.com/create/) I got this...
07-30-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By noglider

That's pretty funny. I made my own highly...

That's pretty funny.

I made my own highly generic decal for a generic-looking bike I had.

...
07-30-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 322
Posted By nlerner

I don't plan on ever putting on a set of generic...

I don't plan on ever putting on a set of generic decals on one of the mystery frames I've had, but I am a fan of random headbadges, mostly from Belgium:
...
07-30-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 820
Posted By seedsbelize

The perfect bike for these times

Since the lifting of the lockdown, even the drivers here in rural Yucatan have forgotten how to be courteous. That fact caused my routes to migrate off of the secondary roads and onto tertiary and...
07-29-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By embankmentlb

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for...

The thing about Campy is that it was designed for an era that rightly or wrongly was being replaced. It was built to last forever and work in the worst conditions. Reliability was the mark of...
07-29-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By randyjawa

In my wonderfully organized tool box, I have a...

In my wonderfully organized tool box, I have a set, or two, metric, and Imperial and British Witworth. And, four different sized adjustable wrenches, to be used when I can't find what I need in the...
07-29-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 831
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Whichever one had the best time.

Whichever one had the best time.
07-29-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 686
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Rear Derailleurs for Racing (Berto)

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...
07-28-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) Tandems of 1984

Tandems reviewed are RODRIGUEZ Direct Lateral, RODRIGUEZ Double-Diamond, RODRIGUEZ Marathon, SANTANA Arriva, SANTANA Sovereign, DISCOVERY (by Bill Davidson), FRANKLIN (by Jack Trumbull), and...
07-27-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By John E

I would drop the 52-42 to 47-38, for a 10 percent...

I would drop the 52-42 to 47-38, for a 10 percent drop, then consider something like 14-28, or 13-28 if 47/14 is not a high enough top end for her. I am currently running 46-38 / 13-15-17-20-23-26 on...
07-27-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,832
Posted By 3speedslow

If your bike truly demands suffering on your...

If your bike truly demands suffering on your part, hydrate well beforehand and go with what you got. Find water as you go. Wear the salt with pride and your bike will love you for it.

Or, do the...
07-27-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 831
Posted By sheddle

one of my favorite periods in bike design was...

one of my favorite periods in bike design was that weird 90s period when people were running mixes of carbon/steel/aluminum/titanium in the peloton, and i want to make a race for bikes between...
07-26-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By juvela

----- Thank you for this information! ...

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Thank you for this information!

OOPS! Big error on my part; that paint scheme threw me. :o

Note to self: "Look beyond the paint dummy!"

Looks like you have a Raleigh Gran Prix there.
07-26-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 438
Posted By juvela

----- Yes to Motobecane. Looks to be...

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Yes to Motobecane.

Looks to be the Grand Touring model from the early 1970's.

Appears 1974. Earlier models came with Huret gears and later models came through with alloy cotterless...
07-26-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Wildwood

And if Zeus ride a horse it should be large, lean & impenetrable.

......or so it seems in my mind.


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07-26-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By uncle uncle

Original poser here... yeah, I get that not...

Original poser here... yeah, I get that not everyone is into Strava (or Strava like programs). It just keeps me connected to friends and other bicycle riders (mostly all non-C&V fans). It gives me...
07-26-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By Bianchigirll

I haven't been riding much lately due the heat...

I haven't been riding much lately due the heat and life but I have start making it a priority again.
Great ride this morning on my favorite bike. No wind and not too hot and humid. Since I haven't...
07-26-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1970-1979) Jim Merz

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07-25-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,121
Posted By old's'cool

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and...

The beauty of a bicycle is its simplicity and robustness. When unnecessary complications are introduced, the simplicity and robustness are sacrificed.
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