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01-28-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 490
Posted By Classtime

If I had the spokes on hand, I would try it. If...

If I had the spokes on hand, I would try it. If you are buying spokes, get as close as you can to the calculated value.

edit: first build: buy correct spokes and round up not down.
01-27-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,207
Posted By sloar

Anyone ever bought a stolen bike?

Well, I just did. Picked up a Surly Cross Check from a nice older gentleman the other day. I really wanted it for a rider but it ended up being too big. I brought it home with the intentions of...
01-17-23, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 946
Posted By jamesdak

Plenty of room with the bare dropouts! :thumb: ...

Plenty of room with the bare dropouts! :thumb:


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01-14-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,372
Posted By Doug Fattic

When I started riding good bikes in the 60's...

When I started riding good bikes in the 60's tubulars are what everybody rode if they were riding a good bike. It wasn't until the 70's that 700C clinchers became available. I still prefer the ride...
01-14-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By iab

A few more pics of the bike I took in 2014, ...

A few more pics of the bike I took in 2014,

https://live.staticflickr.com/3871/14997451257_2fcff84b99_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oRgRKP)DSC_0076 (https://flic.kr/p/oRgRKP) by iabisdb...
01-06-23, 10:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,717
Posted By northbend

I sold my "flagship" last year when I realized it...

I sold my "flagship" last year when I realized it deserved a better home than mine.
You see, I'm a lousy collector from a preservation standpoint.
My bikes get ridden "enthusiastically" and great...
12-25-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,374
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

when i was in the USAF stationed in NH back in...

when i was in the USAF stationed in NH back in the mid 70's, i bought an austro daimler ADSL but really wanted the vent noir, but on an airman's pay, that was not gonna happen. a week later, i went...
12-18-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,129
Posted By Classtime

In the hand, the 7700 is smoother than a 6500. On...

In the hand, the 7700 is smoother than a 6500. On the bike, with cranks installed? Hard to tell the difference. I like that I can rebuild my 7700 while the 6500 is disposable/consumable.
...
12-16-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,523
Posted By merziac

Invisible.

Invisible.
12-15-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By iab

I do. ...

I do.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51706226776_3c3f377d22_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mM6VNy)Siamt 01 (https://flic.kr/p/2mM6VNy) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
12-11-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By droppedandlost

upside down Sram chain on Campy gear? instant...

upside down Sram chain on Campy gear?
instant naughty list.
12-09-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,102
Posted By Andrew_G

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-07-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,442
Posted By SurferRosa

I was disappointed to find the rim labels...

I was disappointed to find the rim labels backwards on the $10 wheelset I got off Craig's the other day. I've seen a lot of old wheels like this. It bugs me.
...
12-07-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,442
Posted By uncleivan

Almost there... started with this.. 1972 Harry...

Almost there... started with this.. 1972 Harry Hall
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Yes, I took a...
12-04-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,102
Posted By iab

Something new to me. ...

Something new to me.

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12-03-22, 06:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,958
Posted By Chuck M

Not in the manufacturing environments I've worked...

Not in the manufacturing environments I've worked in. And I'm hard of hearing.
11-28-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By polymorphself

Canti made of zip ties

This bike parks outside of my regular coffee shop. The man who rides it is either homeless or close to it. I often see him commenting on peoples bicycles and he seems to like to tinker.

Anyways...
11-27-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By cudak888

And the performance out of this prize package? ...

And the performance out of this prize package?

Acceptable, but not earth shattering - and I dare say the pads are helping, as I don't think this would stop at all with a pair of period brake...
11-22-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15,013
Views: 3,685,201
Posted By RustyJames

Raleigh Team USA

Found on Marketplace with no intention of making it rideable. The PO hit a curb HARD and taco’d the front wheel and apparently broke the frame and then rode the bike with his “repair” for 2 years....
11-21-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By rccardr

This is a great deal on a rider + quality...

This is a great deal on a rider + quality bombproof component group.
11-21-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,442
Posted By sd5782

27” to 700c swap using same spokes

I got a co-op Fuji a year ago with mismatched 27” wheels that were well used. A super champion gentleman and a black Matrix titan. The hubs however were some very nice spinning first generation Dura...
11-20-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,625
Posted By Andy_K

Vincitore! Vincitore! Cena di Pollo!

Just when I think I've got the N+1 thing under control, I'm innocently browsing the Craigslist bike parts section and I come across a couple of vintage frames in my size, both with classic champagne...
11-19-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 390
Posted By jnbrown

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

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11-18-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 469
Posted By FBinNY

I know I'm a dinosaur, but I don't see a need for...

I know I'm a dinosaur, but I don't see a need for a torque wrench in these applications.

At some point anyone who wants to consider him, or herself a mechanic has to learn to trust their hands.
...
11-13-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,442
Posted By SurferRosa

Been really busy overhauling a couple bikes to...

Been really busy overhauling a couple bikes to flip, which is fun, but there's not that sort of rewarding feeling like I'm going to be able to use the thing. Then I got these hubs yesterday for my...
10-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 825
Posted By Mr. 66

Do what he says, do what he says...

Do what he says, do what he says...
10-12-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,230
Posted By base2

Where does this fit in? It's ranch flavor but...

Where does this fit in? It's ranch flavor but literally translates to "Country Girl"

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52424145019_b4b2a9dc39_o.jpg...
09-25-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,486
Posted By gugie

I've bought and sold through the Classic and...

I've bought and sold through the Classic and Vintage Sales forum, maybe not what I'd get on eBay, but no commission, prompt payment, and the people who buy and sell here consider their reputation too...
09-20-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,486
Posted By wrk101

Dozens of items over 20 years? Thats really rare...

Dozens of items over 20 years? Thats really rare to occasional use. eBay tends to hold funds for occasional sellers. Its been that way for a long time. I've been selling for almost 23 years now...
09-17-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,526
Posted By Drillium Dude

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd...

If one were to take a survey of ages here, I'd wager over 70% are old coots (like me). As we die off, there are less and less of us interested in vintage bikes; I suspect it's always been this way....
09-13-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,056
Posted By smd4

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake...

I can't imagine riding a bike with the brake levers pointed skyward, but I see that all the time here--sometimes worse that what the OP has. My bar ends are parallel with the ground, with the tips of...
08-29-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 991
Posted By Andy_K

Scratching a more recent itch

It's often stated that people on this forum seek out the bikes they wanted when they were teenagers but couldn't attain then. When I was a teenager I wasn't really aware of any bikes above the basic...
08-22-22, 02:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By Andy_K

I'm pretty sure that's a 3Rensho built Allez. The...

I'm pretty sure that's a 3Rensho built Allez. The color (which I believe you'll find is a perfect match for Rust Oleum Cherry Red) is the same as my '83 3Rensho Allez. I read something somewhere...
08-18-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,160
Posted By Drillium Dude

Do you have any idea how many "cultures" exist in...

Do you have any idea how many "cultures" exist in the US of A? Your generalization suggests nobody here can make a quality assessment of Mercet frames because we're separated by a large body of...
08-11-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By lonesomesteve

Not exactly Seattle, but a short (30 minutes)...

Not exactly Seattle, but a short (30 minutes) ferry ride from downtown Seattle, and a twenty minute walk on the other side will take you to Classic Cycles (http://classiccycleus.com/home/) on...
08-11-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By Roger M

https://www.recycledcycles.com/

https://www.recycledcycles.com/
07-10-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By Andy_K

White Masi GTC

I'm not sure what the "GTC" stands for. This is the thread title Classtime said he was waiting for. Maybe "Gran Turismo Criterium"?

Anyway, here is the build that I was contemplating in the...
07-06-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,113
Posted By rccardr

I don’t know, kind of like the idea of having a...

I don’t know, kind of like the idea of having a couple of conventionally geared bikes hanging around that force/allow me to ride in different places than I would usually.
As GoMango once said, he...
07-06-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,113
Posted By Andy_K

You know, this thread is a perfect demonstration...

You know, this thread is a perfect demonstration of why I hang out here and not on the CR list. On CR, I feel like I'd have to hide the fact that I'm even using clipless pedals on this bike. Here,...
06-30-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 412
Posted By Andy_K

Are you trying to preempt my "Show us your bike...

Are you trying to preempt my "Show us your bike at a bus stop with a silly street name sign" thread?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50360921698_7bea3c7519_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jJdTtq)
06-27-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 835
Posted By Shrevvy

Bob Jackson Reynolds 753, Campanolo Record Titanium 9-Speed

SOLD
Up for sale is a really nice Bob Jackson. $1400. Shipping $99 east of the Mississippi, $129 west of the Mississippi (shipping has really gone up...). Local pick up available in Northeast Ohio....
06-19-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By ThermionicScott

"Easy to overthink" said it all. I use whatever...

"Easy to overthink" said it all. I use whatever oil or grease is handy when building, and like to wick Tri-Flow into all the nipples when truing an old wheel.
06-11-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,416
Posted By Jimbo1983

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its...

Agreed, I never understood why it had to have its own subforum, no one goes there now. Bikeforums is a great place but the obsession the mods have with micro-organising things into specific...
06-11-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,416
Posted By Wildwood

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.

Which could be a great subforum - within C&V.
06-08-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,129
Posted By smd4

"X" shaped cranks lose all kinds of style...

"X" shaped cranks lose all kinds of style points.
06-03-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,419
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood...

you gotta hand it to randy... even his firewood looks like a bike!
06-01-22, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By bamboobike4

I'm not sure I'd be any closer to a good fit if I...

I'm not sure I'd be any closer to a good fit if I paid someone. Instead, I've gone through bikes like LP's in the cutout bin. There sure has been some fun in that.

As my mileage increased, my...
05-30-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By juvela

----- some additional views of the subject...

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some additional views of the subject lever model:
...
05-30-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By non-fixie

Yes. :) These are the parts you'll need ... ...

Yes. :)

These are the parts you'll need ...

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... to build this:...
05-29-22, 10:18 AM
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