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08-10-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By MaxDB

You are totally correct! I was mistaking with an...

You are totally correct! I was mistaking with an old suntour freewheel I removed before, this one is Maillard.

I have 2 other Maillards laying around but need to clean them before trying.

See...
08-07-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,644
Posted By scozim

Yard/estate sale part 2 - custom bike

I posted about the yard/estate sale buy from this past weekend (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1209172-first-good-yard-sale-find-couple-questions.html) that was really like a swap meet....
08-05-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By 79pmooney

I have, quite literally, Last September's Cycle...

I have, quite literally, Last September's Cycle Oregon. Rained days 1 through 4. Not all the time but hard at times. Bike never saw the indoors. Spent nights beside the tent. Night 3 it rained...
08-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By tyler_fred

Nothing to see here, just another Schwinn..

Ciao Amico Fidatos,

I was given a 1987 Schwinn Prelude frameset earlier this year by mstateglfr, and I knew immediately that this was one that I wouldn’t be afraid to make minor modifications...
08-04-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By DiabloScott

That wasn't a guess, that was a conclusion based...

That wasn't a guess, that was a conclusion based on observations and evidence. Well done!

Licensed in CA and HI.
08-03-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By Wildwood

I've tried a lot of new things that cost more...

I've tried a lot of new things that cost more than $60.
Not that the Tufo is a good idea.


The tandem was a failed experiment.
Mtn biking, under most circumstances, didn't stick.
A flat bar...
08-03-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By DiabloScott

My executive summary based on reading several...

My executive summary based on reading several dozen posts about these things.
1. They're tubulars, but they're not sew-ups.
2. They have a little of that tubular ride quality.
3. You can run them...
08-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By Wildwood

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks...

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks on tubulars mounted a few years ago. The kind of leak that doesn't interrupt a ride, but the next morning a tire is very low or flat. Only the...
07-31-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 262
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Shimano Biopace / Non-Circular Chainrings

This post contains two short articles.
The first is focused on Shimano Biopace.
The second is a brief review of other non-circular designs and the author's experience with Thetic, Bridgestone, and...
07-20-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,121
Posted By fietsbob

My 3 bikes with Cantilever brakes are all...

My 3 bikes with Cantilever brakes are all centerpull.




On to the opinion fest ...


...:rolleyes:
07-19-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By jonwvara

I used some Jantex tape recently--being a cheap...

I used some Jantex tape recently--being a cheap New Englander I was drawn to it like a moth to a flame because you get enough for two wheels for less than ten bucks. I haven't removed a tire yet, so...
07-18-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By SurferRosa

Got the propane torch out, and cheater bar. It...

Got the propane torch out, and cheater bar. It finally gave way. Skewer's bent, but will survive.

So, what did we learn?​​​​​​

You can file the notches of a Shimano 600 freewheel to accept a...
07-02-20, 03:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,522
Posted By rhm

​​​​​​Nonetheless, I still don't understand why...

​​​​​​Nonetheless, I still don't understand why the hide of an older cow should be preferred to that of a young one, once they reach full size. They're not trees-- they don't have annual growth...
06-30-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,715
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Posted By gaucho777

squirtdad, looking good. I've got a set of the...

squirtdad, looking good. I've got a set of the corsa g tubulars on my De Rosa. After ~6 months, I'm finding that they give a great ride, and are fairly resistant to flats. However, I keep picking up...
06-27-20, 04:38 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

Baby has new shoes.... Vitorria Corsa G+ Control....

Baby has new shoes.... Vitorria Corsa G+ Control. These are supposedly a a little tougher then the corsa g....we will see, I hope so as I had flat issues with corsa G+ clinchers.

30 mm, measure...
06-22-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,403
Posted By verktyg

1983 Motobecane Jubile Sport

It's a 1983 Motobecane Jubilee Sport with a frame made of some kind of lower cost Columbus tubing, maybe straight gauge Aellle.

About that time, Motobecane, Peugeot and Gitane all brought out...
06-20-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,168
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-18-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By Classtime

Before I got into tubulars, I had the s33 tubular...

Before I got into tubulars, I had the s33 tubular clinchers on my gofast bike. I thought they rode nearly as nice as my GP4000s on Bontrager XXXlites. I was disappointed that they didn't seal after...
06-18-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By fliplap

Now have a full set of berry colored bags for my...

Now have a full set of berry colored bags for my SO's touring bike. When bike touring is a thing again. Stem bag, basket bag, and 2 front panniers. Might need to add a long flap bag for longer trips....
06-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By CV-6

L134 Thanks for the report. Those will for sure...

L134 Thanks for the report. Those will for sure get a look when I am in the market.

Allow me to add another high end choice. Specialized Turbo Hell of the North 28mm. These are pricey, but I...
06-08-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By jonwvara

Maiden voyage on Vittoria Corsas

I picked up a nice set of old tubular wheels in a trade with member Andy_K a month or so ago. (Thanks, Andy!) The Normandy Luxe hubs proved to be in tip-top shape after bearing ball renewal and fresh...
06-07-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By Piff

I'm very seriously considering paying a local...

I'm very seriously considering paying a local custom t shirt company to make some shirts with the magazine's cover as the design. If it came to pass, would anyone else be interested?
06-04-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,514
Posted By cudak888

This project seems to have landed on the back...

This project seems to have landed on the back burner, but the recent acquisition of the Union-badged Polycarbonex donor bike just put it back on the map.

The Polycarbonex came with a short-reach,...
06-02-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By cudak888

When WTF meets OMG: Plastic, lugged Union/Polybaronex city bicycle!

I've been cleaning out the shed extensively, so I called the scrap guy to come over and pick up some aluminum. He knows I've been interested in what he's described to me as a bicicleta de carrera, so...
05-23-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

It just dawned on me that I never shared the...

It just dawned on me that I never shared the BikeSafe Trail Review videos that were shot from my brown Twenty - and were, in part, the inspiration for building this bike. Andrew and Mateo are...
05-23-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

Apparently, I didn't remember that I had a 73mm...

Apparently, I didn't remember that I had a 73mm bottom bracket installed in this thing...and the LBS did have a 73x113 Shimano UN55 in stock. The cable also arrived, so after a bit of soldering...
...
05-20-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

After two weeks of being stuck in the mail, the...

After two weeks of being stuck in the mail, the front cable stop finally arrived. Took a bit of grinding and drilling to get it to work in reverse...but, hey, it works.
...
05-18-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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05-16-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By fliplap

Stem bag for my SO's bike. Fits a 32oz Nalgene....

Stem bag for my SO's bike. Fits a 32oz Nalgene. The body is also padded with closed cell foam, so it works well for a mirrorless camera too.
...
05-05-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Prowler

These were finished as the 'stay at home' was...

These were finished as the 'stay at home' was getting started. I'd been thinking alternatives and designing over the winter but the fab and finish completed in early April. My thoughts for my rehab...
05-04-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,079
Posted By Road Fan

The Sachs freewheels with the funny little...

The Sachs freewheels with the funny little features on the ends ot the teeth (for the Sachs ARIS indexing system) are among the best and best shifting ever sold. There is a BF member, PastorBobinNH...
05-03-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Darth Lefty

#coronaramp...

#coronaramp (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=coronaramp)

...
05-03-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Kilroy1988

I recently decided to make some saddle bags and...

I recently decided to make some saddle bags and other cycling accessories, since I'm currently finishing up my last big leather commission for a reenactor client and am really not part of that scene...
05-02-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

Fenders and handlebars have arrived. The...

Fenders and handlebars have arrived. The handlebar shims haven't, but I couldn't resist mocking it up.
...
04-17-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By iab

My home office is in the basement, where I...

My home office is in the basement, where I decorated with my bike stuff. I was looking at a picture of Cino Cinelli from 1939. He is with his teammate Olimpio Bizzi in Rome after a Giro stage. ...
04-17-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Classtime

I swapped stems and needed a cable hanger. ...

I swapped stems and needed a cable hanger.


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04-17-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By fliplap

I needed a smaller bag for closer-to-home...

I needed a smaller bag for closer-to-home adventures, my rando bag was just too much. This little mini-loaf bag has a top zipper, 2 small internal pockets, a hooded slip pocket on the drive side and...
04-17-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,596
Posted By Mr. 66

I've been doing bar wraps as of late. Three sets ...

I've been doing bar wraps as of late. Three sets
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04-11-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 157,101
Posted By jimmuller

Well, that really is tutally tobuler.

Well, that really is tutally tobuler.
04-09-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

I hope so! :thumb:. I'm also hoping John...

I hope so! :thumb:.

I'm also hoping John Allen has a chance to see this too, given how he and Sheldon have both promoted the Twenty's versatility.

I think it's about time I invest in the proper...
04-09-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By 3speedslow

Amazing! Sheldon is whooping it up over this....

Amazing! Sheldon is whooping it up over this. Nice job on Vader!
04-09-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,363
Posted By cudak888

Taking a quick break from work-from-home to bring...

Taking a quick break from work-from-home to bring you this update: The fork is on. This is the part where I start laughing with the same stately demeanor as Professor Fate (for those of you who've...
04-07-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By nlerner

Glad you didn’t get eaten by hungry Vermont...

Glad you didn’t get eaten by hungry Vermont wolves, Jon.
04-07-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,044
Posted By jonwvara

I fought the law of averages, and the law of averages won

I have always been pretty conscientious about bringing a spare tube, pump, and a few tools when I go for a ride. But I have started to get lazy, and sometimes don't bother when I'm going on a short...
04-05-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Jeff Wills

Schwinn promo film from 1965

Good history and a time capsule from the last century:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEFvGYhfXnw
04-05-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: April 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

Our fun-loving Golden Gate Bridge cover couple (dubbed "Fred and Daphne" by Salamandrine) were previously seen on the cover of American Cycling, August 1968....
04-03-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Jeff Wills

All you need to make a 2WD bicycle a reality is a...

All you need to make a 2WD bicycle a reality is a credit card: https://christinibicycles.com/ . Think about it: twice the number of freewheels to overhaul! Heaven for Pastor Bob!
04-02-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By steelbikeguy

The magazine says it is the March issue, but I...

The magazine says it is the March issue, but I can't help but think that it's really the April 1st edition......

on the positive side, this new technology lets you get chain lube on your leg *and*...
04-01-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 470
Posted By cudak888

Don't get me started on my latest idea - "how to...

Don't get me started on my latest idea - "how to recycle e-scooters."
...
03-22-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 394
Posted By scarlson

Yeah, I've seen freewheels like the OP's before....

Yeah, I've seen freewheels like the OP's before. I think they're just lower-end or fewer speeds, on some standard body that the manufacturer uses to make all their freewheels, thus saving money.
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