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01-17-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By 3speedslow

Now thats a wild hair!

Now thats a wild hair!
12-16-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By bbbob

Use a pipe cutter, not a hacksaw.

Use a pipe cutter, not a hacksaw.
12-15-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,795
Posted By SJX426

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me....

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me. The standouts are the acquisition of the Bianchi
So I don't repeat a picture to avoid a ticket from the "repeat picture police"...
12-14-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,795
Posted By Roger M

Your C&V Highlights of 2022

What were your memorable moments/purchases/events/sales/etc. Over the last twelve months?

I didn't pick up any new projects, and only helped my son finish his Zeus early in the year. The big thing...
12-02-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,102
Posted By cheffyjay

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x1280/trip_90a9a1a6d885efebcb8a751b9a3a16ea61a9b227.jpg
11-04-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By kraftwerk

You should buy a whole bike on ebay and have it...

You should buy a whole bike on ebay and have it shipped to you. there is really no good no reason NOT to have two bikes, especially in the case where you are 100% dependent on a bicycle. Then you...
08-15-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/ ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/

Can't believe you're toying with you idea of not replacing the axle with a new one or a used one in good condition. It's absurd to do anything else.
08-15-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By alcjphil

I wouldn't ride down my driveway like that

I wouldn't ride down my driveway like that
05-31-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By GeezyRider

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with...

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with the Speedster.
04-24-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 823
Posted By bboy314

Not to pile on, but I agree that spending any...

Not to pile on, but I agree that spending any effort to try and make these budget grip shifters work better will be futile. Id spray some lube in there and call it a day.
04-23-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,362
Posted By tds101

Aren't you the exact same type of person who...

Aren't you the exact same type of person who cries "MUH RITESSS" all the time? It's only a problem when it occurs to you and your peoples. I wonder what you'd say if'n he took a knee,... The boomers...
04-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,871
Posted By walnutz

I see your point , but how about just treating...

I see your point , but how about just treating them like adult humans that are not related to you?
04-03-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,959
Posted By SwimmerMike

Just finished the seat post. I thought I should...

Just finished the seat post. I thought I should wrap this thread up with a final picture. I thought I had it done last week, then I saw the seat post that cinelliguy had on his Colnago that had...
03-31-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By rccardr

Hey, hey, hey, let’s calm down here. Check that...

Hey, hey, hey, let’s calm down here.
Check that the OP is in Saudi Arabia, where not everyone is a prince and supply lines for things like bike parts are somewhat limited.
To answer your original...
02-01-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,728
Posted By JulesCW

It appears that you only pedal at lower speeds --...

It appears that you only pedal at lower speeds -- that most of your top speed run is fully motor-driven. This is not what I'd call an e-bicycle -- at best it is an e-moped.

Overclocked e-mopeds...
01-30-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By big chainring

In 1968 I bought a Raleigh Sports 3 speed from...

In 1968 I bought a Raleigh Sports 3 speed from the original Turin on Sedgewick st Chicago. Price was $66 with tax. My Dad offered to pay half and I would pay half. At that time the price of Silver...
01-29-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,126
Posted By clubman

That 84 Touring is a perfect fit with your needs....

That 84 Touring is a perfect fit with your needs. It will take fenders, wider tires and can accomodate upright bars. And it's a great era for most all Japanese bikes. No brainer to me and it will...
01-29-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,126
Posted By polymorphself

Get the Fuji touring! Great shape, tall enough...

Get the Fuji touring! Great shape, tall enough and everything you'd want in a quality commuter. Will save you any trouble in getting it ride ready as well based on the description.
01-14-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,162
Posted By livedarklions

Those are not mutually exclusive. Like it or...

Those are not mutually exclusive. Like it or not, our system is premised on enforcing reasonable safety standards by giving lawyers strong financial incentives to go after violations of those...
01-14-22, 02:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,162
Posted By LarrySellerz

Lol I rode one of those bikes from the 70s in...

Lol I rode one of those bikes from the 70s in 2016 and it rode decently
01-13-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,162
Posted By cyccommute

I know Mac Liman and she isnt not a shallow,...

I know Mac Liman and she isnt not a shallow, stoopid, self empower[ed] person. She has spent her life working at nonprofits serving marginalized communities. The co-op she works at is as bare...
01-13-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,162
Posted By cyccommute

As someone who sees these kinds of bikes often at...

As someone who sees these kinds of bikes often at my local co-op (where Mac Liman) works, I can tell you that not all of the issues are something that shows up in a simple “safety check”. For...
01-13-22, 10:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,162
Posted By SurferRosa

This article popped up on my google feed, and I...

This article popped up on my google feed, and I was like, yeah, it's about time.

The s*** Walmart bikes in question today are not like the Sears Free Spirits of yesterday. Back then, we could...
Forum: Introductions
01-12-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By Vels

Returning to bikes for the first time since my teens

Hello from the dreary English Midlands!

I used to be a very bike-happy kid who would ride my Raleigh Burner to school every day, and go on rides with my dad who has always been into taking...
12-31-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By Classtime

You should learn how to do some of the work...

You should learn how to do some of the work yourself. IF YOU ARE TAKING IT TO THE LOCAL BIKE SHOP EVERY FOURTEEN DAYS TO GET YOUR CRANKS TIGHTENED AND YOUR WHEELS TRUED, DO NOT GO BACK TO THAT SHOP...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,597
Posted By TiHabanero

Wanting something "fast" puts a damper on things....

Wanting something "fast" puts a damper on things. If "fast" means modern then there are few choices that will accommodate larger than 28mm tires with rim brakes. Wait a year or two and there should...
12-20-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,612
Posted By zandoval

A 3D printed Thumb Shifter would be nice. Even if...

A 3D printed Thumb Shifter would be nice. Even if just a friction shifter. I see the only problem being the 3D print material. For little home printers using PLA the material would be to soft and...
12-13-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,088
Posted By thook

Almost impossible? Meaning they are out there,...

Almost impossible? Meaning they are out there, though?

I've had some of those Cinelli's and didn't like them. IIRC, the drips kinda cambered in a tad and felt awkward. I sold mine,...
12-08-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,260
Posted By caloso

George has 10 beautiful routes all worked out,...

George has 10 beautiful routes all worked out, but Paul and John say he's already had his 2 routes this trip, so maybe next time.
11-26-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,381
Posted By Bianchi84

Bianchi Tipo Corsa

I built this 1984 Bianchi when I worked in a bike shop, Long Island NY. Basically original. The main thing I changed was from 32 hole tubulars to 28 hole Mavics with the ceramic braking surface....
11-25-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,333
Posted By Darth Lefty

Im losing my edge Im losing my edge the...

Im losing my edge
Im losing my edge
the kids are coming up from behind
Im losing my edge to little art school Brooklynites in little jackets and borrowed nostalgia for the unremembered 80s...
11-16-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,444
Posted By Chuck M

I don't know that people are so much giving new...

I don't know that people are so much giving new members a hard time, but I have seen times when a few people don't represent the board well by being rude. I would wager that practically every new...
11-15-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,444
Posted By Ramshackle

I'm a newbie to this forum, but not to cycling. I...

I'm a newbie to this forum, but not to cycling. I rarely post because too many times that I did, snide remarks and condescending responses were made to my posts. It didn't feel safe to post. I'm not...
11-14-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,444
Posted By MarcusT

It's not just trolls, it's also people so...

It's not just trolls, it's also people so sensitive, that if you post criticism about a product they favour, they will reply as if you called their children ugly.
I witnessed a very popular forum...
11-14-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,444
Posted By rsbob

And your reason WHY people cant be decent to one...

And your reason WHY people cant be decent to one another? Just because it is the internet, is unacceptable. People can be decent IF they chose to be. It is a choice. I find your defense of...
11-14-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,444
Posted By Rolla

The forum is whatever we make it, so make it...

The forum is whatever we make it, so make it better.

Be helpful, stay away from topics you don't like, notify the mods when someone's a jerk, and use the ignore button.
11-13-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 6,401
Posted By WhyFi

Well then it's a good thing that all of these...

Well then it's a good thing that all of these qualities are universal and absolute and not at all subject to an individual's needs, preferences and experiences.
11-12-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By jdawginsc

I would ride that thing with pride!

I would ride that thing with pride!
11-10-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 11,241
Posted By livedarklions

Who got virtually lynched here? What does that...

Who got virtually lynched here? What does that even mean? The guy's lived to see his charges and will face trial, lynching is a rather either/or proposition that prevents that from occurring.

You...
11-08-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,236
Posted By rossiny

Yes

yes , but I read they had a plant in Mississippi for a few more years.
11-08-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By santa fe 2926

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas

Groody Brothers, in Topeka Kansas
11-07-21, 02:41 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,782
Posted By poprad

Alex Singer Cycles and culture

BF C&Vers,
I've been on a bit of a cycling journey of sorts these past few years. Moving to Paris wasn't the cycling heaven I had expected, and I found the urban terrain much less welcoming than the...
11-04-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,563
Posted By johnnyace

I've found myself wondering lately why he hasn't...

I've found myself wondering lately why he hasn't posted in such a long time. Now I know. Ride in peace, rootboy.
11-04-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,563
Posted By due ruote

Very sad news. I always admired his impeccable...

Very sad news. I always admired his impeccable craftsmanship, and his posts here. Generous, humble and free of drama.
Also, if I recall correctly he was a big fan of the Pretenders, which only made...
11-04-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,211
Posted By cdaniels

My 62/63 PX10 Restoration is completed

So I got a 70 PX10 (White and Black) sometime back and did a complete referb on it and put a Campagnolo groupset on it. Everone had positive coments (thank you) about it. One person's coment stood...
11-02-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,490
Posted By sincos

The consensus seems to be trending towards a...

The consensus seems to be trending towards a press-fit, which may well be right (and I can't actually think of any alternatives) but a good press fit connection shouldn't have splines like that. That...
10-30-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,693
Posted By Kat12

Or who don't have phones but simply don't know...

Or who don't have phones but simply don't know how to move over and realize that other sidewalk users get half... and those other people shouldn't have to squeeze way over to the side or walk off the...
10-29-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 20,395
Posted By genejockey

Smaller denominations are easier to spend without...

Smaller denominations are easier to spend without attracting attention. ;)
10-29-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,109
Posted By lonesomesteve

This is shaping up to be a very cool bike. :thumb:

This is shaping up to be a very cool bike. :thumb:
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