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06-15-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,408
Posted By bikemig

I worked for a few years in the latter part of...

I worked for a few years in the latter part of the 80s at the Bikesmith in New Orleans. I worked mainly sales when I was in college but I also built bikes and did repairs. At different times the shop...
06-07-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By noglider

Congratulations. Life starts to get better.

Congratulations. Life starts to get better.
05-24-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By revcp

1985 Trek 720, 21" with Racks

I built this up for touring, did a 2K Midwest USA tour with it in 2019, but I'm now doing the N-1 (what?!!) thing as I let go of the Trek and a Miyata Twelve Hundred for a Kona Rove NRB. Anyway......
05-20-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 813
Posted By sloar

Living in central Indiana it’s the same ride...

Living in central Indiana it’s the same ride every day no matter the route. All the roads are straight with intersections every mile. And nothing but corn or beans to look at. Very, very boring.
05-15-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By JoeBass

Classic & Vintage Commercial

Raymond Poulidor, who never wore the yellow jersey, buys one at a French department store where you can "find anything". :)

La Samaritaine : Le Maillot Jaune avec Raymond Poulidor (France, 1971) -...
05-06-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,405
Posted By pcb

I only use usps Priority for outgoing small...

I only use usps Priority for outgoing small stuff, and in general outgoing has been significantly smoother these past few months than Dec-Feb. My worst was a $500+ item shipped early Jan that took...
04-24-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 862,134
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Cannondale '85

Just finished rebuilding this one. Miraculously the Huret Dunapar works with Shimano indexing barends. I had planned to use a xt for the indexing but it wasn't needed....
04-23-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By justcynn

(13) Schwinn's (not including some parted out...

(13) Schwinn's (not including some parted out frames) the pandemic hobby was collect and recreate my 80's Schwinn Local Bike Shop - I now have most of the bikes I used to drool over in the yearly...
04-21-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 879
Posted By Pcampeau

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I’ll have to wait until November 22 to...
04-16-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 46,099
Posted By Rooney

I'm reviving this older thread because today I...

I'm reviving this older thread because today I finally got the handlebar bag to match these panniers and saddlebag. I started searching for everything shortly after getting the bike and seeing this...
03-24-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,639
Posted By polymorphself

Updated pics. 27” to 700c (35mm), non aero to...

Updated pics. 27” to 700c (35mm), non aero to aero, koolstops and Brooks microfiber.

...
03-05-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,793
Posted By 2old

IMO, you can't go wrong with that choice, but...

IMO, you can't go wrong with that choice, but will be a little above $1,000 with a BBS02 which is the least expensive motor kit I would recommend (individuals had problems with TS systems, and I...
03-01-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 33,515
Posted By flamencohead

Here is a shot from the maiden voyage of my 1000...

Here is a shot from the maiden voyage of my 1000 LT. I’ve coveted these bikes for years and finally found one in my size. It is a 1987 that must have been purchased as a frame. Nothing matched the...
02-28-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 123,760
Posted By 4funbikes

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Curiosity, cats, etc.
These 650b wheels were...
02-24-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,639
Posted By justcynn

It arrived. Delayed due to weather ! The seller...

It arrived. Delayed due to weather ! The seller shipped it in the original Schwinn Chicago box. I was scared based in the damage to the box. This bike has a head badge indicating feb 23 1985. I...
02-21-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 123,760
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Seems the Cimarron was born too early...

They never quite struck the right chord with the market back in the 80s, for which we (today) should be most grateful... they are SO WELL SUITED for today... I have had the good luck & fortune of...
02-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 862,134
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
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02-07-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,760
Posted By Cycle Tourist

An old thread but it's a interesting bike. It...

An old thread but it's a interesting bike. It makes a dandy touring bike. I bought this very cheaply and turned it into a long haul trucker, kinda....
01-23-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 862,134
Posted By sloar

Borderline vintage... ...

Borderline vintage...




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01-21-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,540
Views: 862,134
Posted By ravenix

Finished my Trek 720 build today. Not a...

Finished my Trek 720 build today. Not a completely original set-up, but I think the newer parts mix well with the old and it came together beautifully! Rides quite well on 700c Panaracer Gravel King...
Forum: Touring
12-31-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,732
Posted By Mrpotamus

My 1990 ST600 came stock with 27" wheels, as did...

My 1990 ST600 came stock with 27" wheels, as did the ST400 that year, according to the catalogue.
12-25-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7,127
Views: 2,776,534
Posted By bikemig

1992 Stumpjumper

I've been working on this 1992 Stumpjumper for a while. It had a lot of scratches that I had to deal with. I used flat white rustoleum and then a model paint that was an OK match to the original...
12-23-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,365
Posted By hazetguy

"What is 'a six pack of beer' " I'll take...

"What is 'a six pack of beer' "

I'll take 'other random vintage bike trivia' for $600 Alex. :beer:
08-15-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,639
Posted By polymorphself

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06-05-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,760
Posted By cb400bill

Title fixed

Title fixed
05-06-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,725
Posted By gmvelo

I do some fixing and re-selling as a way to...

I do some fixing and re-selling as a way to support the hobby. I probably sell between 5 and 10 bikes each year. I find satisfaction in sustaining a healthy churn of bikes coming and going, with a...
11-07-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 252,847
Posted By gearbasher

Zappa plays a bike.

Zappa plays a bike.
08-23-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,970
Posted By mkeller234

Maybe? I get that the bearing load is greater...

Maybe? I get that the bearing load is greater when they are in use under full weight... but there is not really much you can do about that, is there?

Here is what I do... see if this rings true...
04-02-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 26,762
Posted By fleslider

1987 Ironman Master ...

1987 Ironman Master
https://vivalaslider.files.wordpress.com/2016/05/2016-05-20-17-21-43-e1522691892267.jpg?w=924

1992 Cannondale T1000...
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