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03-03-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By pcb

That is a great, solid packing job. Just a...

That is a great, solid packing job. Just a hopefully helpful hint to anybody doing the same thing, you can use electrical tape i/o zip-ties. Saves a lot of time packing, holds the foam on just as...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 380
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor manís cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
03-03-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16,793
Views: 1,784,852
Posted By abshipp

I've always been slow on this bike. Well, slower...

I've always been slow on this bike. Well, slower than normal anyways ;) and could never really figure out why.

I decided to run it "naked" without the big front bag and holy moly what a...
03-03-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 348
Posted By bikemig

I'm partial to the ' 93 MB 1 and the '92...

I'm partial to the ' 93 MB 1 and the '92 Stumpjumper but they're my 2 lightest MTBs (25 lbs for the MB 1 and 26 and some change for the Stumpjumper; the main triangle is tange prestige on the Stumpy...
03-03-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By niliraga

Just checked and those bars are 42, alas.

Just checked and those bars are 42, alas.
03-02-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Kobe

The original Specialized on mine used a 114.5mm...

The original Specialized on mine used a 114.5mm bottom bracket so you should be good. Also the original arms were 180mm, my favorite length.
03-01-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,800
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

What about proto-brown/gold bikes? 1979-ish...

What about proto-brown/gold bikes?

1979-ish (1978-1980 per geometry and frame outfitting--came only as a frameset to me recently) Trek 510 in 25.5" in their rare (and beautiful) Chestnut color....
03-01-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By gaucho777

Speechless. Tall guys should get to experience...

Speechless. Tall guys should get to experience French fit, too, right? Awesome project and looking forward to seeing how this turns out, but I’m honestly surprised one could buy a bike that large...
03-01-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By mountaindave

Dang! I like your parts bin!!

Dang! I like your parts bin!!
03-01-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Glad you can fit that massive 68cm Expedition! I...

Glad you can fit that massive 68cm Expedition! I wish my former 63.5cm version was a 65cm with the same top tube length. One of the best riding bikes out there, period. The 54cm has that Flag triple...
03-01-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By niliraga

pretty sure I have a set of specialized-branded...

pretty sure I have a set of specialized-branded drop bars to go with that stem, if you get the hankering.
03-01-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By mountaindave

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings...

Super unique! And those 48/44 half-step rings would pair nicely with a 12-28 6s cassette (12-14-17-20-24-28). Not sure why I know these things...
03-01-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By malcala622

Heck of a packaging job on that newly added...

Heck of a packaging job on that newly added expedition :thumb:
03-01-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By The Golden Boy

Hey Roger- if you decide to pillage the 54 for...

Hey Roger- if you decide to pillage the 54 for parts and unload the little frame... you could think of me and Hobbiano .

Nudge nudge, wink wink...
03-01-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 694
Posted By Hobbiano

I thought that dog looked familiar.

I thought that dog looked familiar.
03-01-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 705
Posted By fender1

Dura Ace Di2?

Dura Ace Di2?
03-01-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 705
Posted By nlerner

1961 Hetchins: How would you build?

Good chance that a friend will be selling me this 1961 Hetchins Experto Crede frameset. Itís been refinished by Mercian with some braze-one added. How would you build it?
...
02-28-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Kobe

The headtube on my 68cm measures 274mm. Probably...

The headtube on my 68cm measures 274mm. Probably no need for you to use a Technomic.

Fedex has been awful here in Pennsylvania too. I have had packages that go 50 miles take a week.
02-28-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Kobe

Thanks Roger, that's close enough for me. I can...

Thanks Roger, that's close enough for me. I can get the 26.8 in about 3" and that's it. I just wanted to make sure before I do more filing.
02-28-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By polymorphself

This person reports that they needed to modify...

This person reports that they needed to modify their fenders to fit 38s: https://www.google.com/amp/s/myfavoritebikeparts.wordpress.com/2020/04/20/1983-specialized-expedition-review/amp/

This...
02-27-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By gaucho777

Alons-y!: 1972 Gitane Gran Tourisme

Here is my latest build, a '72 Gitane Gan Tourisme. Alons-y translates to "Let's go!" in French, and that's how I feel when I look at this bike. I just want to jump on and go just about anywhere. I'm...
02-25-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 25,168
Posted By Hproduguidon

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02-25-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Kobe

Welcome to the land of truly giant frames of...

Welcome to the land of truly giant frames of 66cm+. For the price he was asking I considered buying yours and just giving up on mine with the stuck seat post. These 2 frames were probably made with...
02-24-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,715
Views: 336,015
Posted By nlerner

You can buy really long struts...

You can buy really long struts...
02-24-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By Kobe

I have an '85 Expedition that I was just playing...

I have an '85 Expedition that I was just playing around with last night to figure our this same question. I was able to get a 700x41 in the front on 15mm wide rim, but a 43mm Rock N Road wouldn't...
02-24-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 604
Posted By badger_biker

Iím currently running Schwalbe Marathons at 35 on...

Iím currently running Schwalbe Marathons at 35 on mine with fenders but it will fit 38ís. I even had some 41ís on it but the little nubs on the sides of the tires would hit the rear chain stays. The...
02-19-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By retrodude

1993 Cannondale M800 BOTE

Iíve been really into bicycles since the early 80s, when mountain bikes came out I started with a basic BRC unit and quickly moved to a Ritchey Ascent. Fitted as many XT parts as I could afford. I...
02-15-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 400
Posted By malcala622

I really should stop measuring late nights....

I really should stop measuring late nights. Thanks for that. Info corrected.
02-10-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,838
Posted By rccardr

1978 Davidson custom with first gen Dura Ace: ...

1978 Davidson custom with first gen Dura Ace:
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02-10-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 124,838
Posted By IsleRide

Looks pretty darn good to me.

Looks pretty darn good to me.
02-06-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,810
Posted By JohnDThompson

Quick 'n' dirty headset cup remover for the...

Quick 'n' dirty headset cup remover for the charity shop. Plenty of donor 25.4mm steel seat posts to sacrifice.
02-05-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,810
Posted By scarlson

French crank extractor, because I can't afford a...

French crank extractor, because I can't afford a JA Stein, but I do have access to a lathe and was doing some Stronglight crank threads for those dustcaps anyway. Since this photo was taken, I made a...
02-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,887
Posted By Sluggo

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cosby3_2__67bf0309c8359ac0d01427a590f9e621aefa1736.jpgNumber 6, touring bike with Rohloff. Built 2014.
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01-16-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,395
Posted By pcb

Not quite vintage yet, this is a fendered 2005...

Not quite vintage yet, this is a fendered 2005 Kirk Terraplane, built with Richie-issimo lugs, now with a 1x build. I went quasi-weightweenie with it, just under 20lbs w/o bottles, pump or bag. It's...
01-08-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,328
Posted By obrentharris

Progress! ...

Progress!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-cLVDKrN/0/a0a57dc2/XL/IMG_0513-XL.jpg

I took it for the first shakedown ride today and am quite happy with it.

I have not been idle...
01-08-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,525
Posted By northbend

The reality of Winter rides in the PNW. Usually...

The reality of Winter rides in the PNW.
Usually above freezing, wet roads, low clouds and light rain.
Fenders make it much more enjoyable.
It makes for some moody scenery here in my wet corner of...
01-08-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60,372
Views: 9,009,817
Posted By JohnDThompson

Sears "Ted Williams" 531 frame Free Spirit

Looks to be "poor" to "fair" condition. These frames typically have sturdy, but unrefined workmanship. Components are nothing special; 1970s low/mid-level Japanese drivetrain. 27" wheels. But it is a...
01-07-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By '02 nrs

search/

cl for each individual city but search "all" & use a key word as in campagnolo,colnago,etc.
01-07-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By randyjawa

I get my many of my bikes at the dump, this...

I get my many of my bikes at the dump, this Peugeot Super Sport and a Bianchi being the most recent and still have them both......
01-07-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By gaucho777

These sites allow you to search all craigslist...

These sites allow you to search all craigslist listings:

https://allcraigslistsearch.com/

https://www.searchcraigslist.org/
01-07-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By smontanaro

I've used dailylister.com to search CL. There is...

I've used dailylister.com to search CL. There is also the BOBishBikesFS Google group (https://groups.google.com/g/bobishbikesfs).
01-07-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By nlerner

A quick search turned up this site:...

A quick search turned up this site: https://www.localbiketrader.com
01-07-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 368
Posted By clubman

Advanced Google search.

Advanced Google search.
01-07-21, 02:05 PM
01-04-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,395
Posted By RobbieTunes

Carbon ...

Carbon
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Aluminum...
01-03-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,395
Posted By 1simplexnut

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Peugeot ex racing machine 753 frame . HAppy January everyone!
12-25-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By BlueDevil63

custom Colnago build - pictures

I did a build thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1219313-82-colnago-profil-cx-build-thread-jp-weigle-jon-williams.html) on this but here are the final "pro" pics.

This is a bike...
12-25-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,091
Posted By Ed Wiser

Best present my Daughter told us she is pregnant...

Best present my Daughter told us she is pregnant first grand child on the way.
12-25-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,091
Posted By RobbieTunes

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12-19-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,957
Posted By scozim

A little more riding this year only because my...

A little more riding this year only because my daughters softball season and college recruiting trips came to an abrupt halt. Ended up the year at N =0. Got rid of one bike and picked up another.
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