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08-04-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 371
Posted By 3alarmer

...it's possible Biden will choose a capable...

...it's possible Biden will choose a capable female running mate as VP, then have the courtesy to go to his reward.
But everything is in limited supply here nowadays. Look at the problems we had...
08-03-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 155,315
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ? ...

Did you mean to quote me and not Wileyone ?

If you meant my decision to try Tufo Tubular Clinchers, the simple reason would be: Because they are available!

If you look back a few pages you...
07-31-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By jamesdak

But it's so entertaining! ...

But it's so entertaining!

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07-31-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,835
Posted By clubman

Speaking from very rural Nova Scotia, there's...

Speaking from very rural Nova Scotia, there's lot's of them that haven't summoned up the courage yet but you hear the belly aching on the street. It's interesting that although we've have literally...
07-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 972
Posted By Digger Goreman

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his...

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his grand-daughter had to party.... Sad is a child being run down and killed by a company's decision to hire and push hard unqualified "drivers" so the company...
07-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,763
Posted By ramzilla

Rules? We don't need no stinkin...

Rules? We don't need no stinkin rules...............

Seriously. The only rule about classic and vintage bikes is to get one for as little $ as possible. Put a ton of $ into it in order for it to...
07-29-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,763
Posted By BFisher

No rules. Build to suit and ride like the...

No rules. Build to suit and ride like the dickens.

For the era of manufacture, maybe 9-speed Ultegra or DA? Nice looking stuff, silver, five arm cranks, can go double or triple, and DA 7700...
07-29-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Rear Derailleurs for Racing (Berto)

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07-27-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,809
Posted By 3alarmer

...lacking leadership would be a marked...

...lacking leadership would be a marked improvement in this instance. We're unfortunate enough to have a guy on the national level who turns everything he touches to ****. And some of the states...
07-27-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,809
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Bingo! Amazing how many politicians haven't...

Bingo! Amazing how many politicians haven't figured this one out yet.
07-27-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By RobbieTunes

I don’t buy that, given a vacuum of Italian...

I don’t buy that, given a vacuum of Italian builders, other great frames would not have occurred.

My 1985 531Pro Bob Jackson Ltd Ed. is easily equal to my SLX Merckx and Colnago of the same year....
07-25-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By Mr. 66

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours,...

I've done a few restos of the sides like yours, and a couple of reupholstered. Here one that I put new leather on. I used a rubber cement adhesive.
...
07-24-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 556
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1970-1979) Frame Design and Building Practices in 1973

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07-24-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By Drillium Dude

There's a background? DD

There's a background?

DD
07-24-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,013
Posted By merziac

No worries and no thin skin here, I'd be happy to...

No worries and no thin skin here, I'd be happy to hear your take, I'm sure many here agree with you and that's fine, we don't all agree all the time.

I know it's not everyone's cup of tea, I also...
07-22-20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By Andy_K

So you ride Raleighs because....

So you ride Raleighs because....
07-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By sheddle

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a...

You're lucky if you can even get paint on a modern high end bike these days. I swear that matte black carbon is the worst thing to happen to high end road bikes since the press-fit bottom bracket.
07-21-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,042
Posted By Trakhak

Fixed it for you. Kidding. My Japanese...

Fixed it for you.

Kidding. My Japanese Fender Jaguar bass (the first version, with all the switches and knobs) might be the best bass I've ever owned.
07-19-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...this one was done about a week ago and is...

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...this one was done about a week ago and is still waiting on reassembly. Rustoleum self etching primer, white base primer over that, a color coat courtesy of Testor's (also a Rustoleum product),...
07-17-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By 3alarmer

Allternatives for Removal of a Dropout Adjusting Screw ?

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...I have done maybe a dozen of these over the years, and I confess that my record of success is only about 60/40. For the ones that have some usable stub remaining, I've had success with double...
07-16-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,547
Posted By branko_76

Never assume a 1970's Raleigh fork (or frame) are...

Never assume a 1970's Raleigh fork (or frame) are aligned.
07-14-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,488
Posted By Andy_K

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07-14-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By nomadmax

GOOD for YOU!!!!! But....I think you should...

GOOD for YOU!!!!!

But....I think you should hang around to help others on their journey.
07-09-20, 11:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,365
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Here's my ideal bike. A mix of old and modern. ...

Here's my ideal bike. A mix of old and modern.

For my builder, I'm going local and will pick British Columbia's Chris Dekerf (https://www.dekerf.com/). I would commission him to build me a fillet...
07-07-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,038
Posted By robertorolfo

Life is too short to be spending time on...

Life is too short to be spending time on two-wheeled machinery that is isn't special to you.
07-07-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,084
Posted By northbend

For skinny clincher tires (23-28mm) on nice...

For skinny clincher tires (23-28mm) on nice pavement, my hands down favorite are Veloflex Master tires.
07-07-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,426
Posted By randyjawa

Buy? Your money is no good with me my friend. I...

Buy? Your money is no good with me my friend. I will go and get it for you when that dump, dump #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) , is open......
06-29-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,631
Posted By JJScaliger

BATES B.A.R. 1954 build advice

Today I received this 1954 Bates B.A.R. from England. Its been repainted but does have matching fork and frame numbers U11854. Rear spacing is 110mm for track but it does have a drive side braze on...
06-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,749
Posted By clubman

Quarantines and travel restrictions and social...

Quarantines and travel restrictions and social distancing are the only things that will work, for now. We shut down our provincial borders here, most everyone wears masks and obeys self-isolation....
06-27-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By steelbikeguy

Thanks for the article on the Taylor brothers! ...

Thanks for the article on the Taylor brothers!
The frames from the Jack Taylor shop have always had a fine reputation! The box lining was a detail that I thought was a lot of fun. If anyone...
06-24-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,518
Posted By USAZorro

Best American mass-produced model from it's...

Best American mass-produced model from it's introduction in 1939 until Trek was making better. For quite a while it was the best that American riders could get without going to extraordinary...
06-24-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,419
Posted By 3alarmer

...your best bet is to keep an open mind with...

...your best bet is to keep an open mind with regard to maker, and your best deals are usually on the local Craigslist. So you might consider listing your location on your user page data. For...
06-21-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Is there some cult Gunnar following of which I'm...

Is there some cult Gunnar following of which I'm not aware?

It's not a pretty bike. The head tube is too long, the frame isn't special, and the whole package screams "boring".

It might be a...
06-18-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 535
Posted By iab

Too much man. I still am learning to use the...

Too much man. I still am learning to use the google on the internet machine.
06-18-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By c_m_shooter

The loud hub fans are just like the loud pipe...

The loud hub fans are just like the loud pipe motorcycle fans.
06-18-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,074
Posted By user2

I'm curious about this as well. In my area, it...

I'm curious about this as well. In my area, it seems people with high end, newer road bikes always have the loudest hubs.

If a hub is loud, does that not make it generally less efficient than a...
06-12-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By DiabloScott

The usual complaint about tape is about changing...

The usual complaint about tape is about changing a spare on the road... got a story about that?
And it's not "tubular rim tape"... it's tubular adhesive tape, otherwise some folks will be...
06-11-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 155,315
Posted By CV-6

We all know tires make the ride. It was proven...

We all know tires make the ride. It was proven to me once again over the last few days. I acquired a 78 Team Champion and just so I could ride it, I threw some Pelissier 2000/GP4s on it mounting...
06-11-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,685
Views: 155,315
Posted By Classtime

seedsbelize I would avoid Continental tubulars....

seedsbelize I would avoid Continental tubulars. The Competitions are a real bear and the Sprinter Gatorskins are almost as bad. The Vittoria Corsa and Rally are much easier. You could have the LBS or...
06-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 503
Posted By ScottRyder

I use the Continental Gatorskin tubulars on my...

I use the Continental Gatorskin tubulars on my Araya rims. They're pretty durable, I've actually gotten more flats on clinchers with tubes than the Conti's. I keep a spare under my saddle so I...
06-08-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,102
Posted By branko_76

I can understand the fixed gear appeal, i.e....

I can understand the fixed gear appeal, i.e. keeping it simple. What I don't get is the carbon fork, how is that an "upgrade" ?
06-07-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,245
Posted By Chombi1

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06-05-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,196
Views: 999,824
Posted By no motor?

Harleys usually spend a lot of time on traliers...

Harleys usually spend a lot of time on traliers because they need more maintenance and are owned by people who don't ride them far when the are running.
Buy a BMW if you want to ride from state to...
06-04-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,102
Posted By rjhammett

Keep it original. Nothing beats the look of a...

Keep it original. Nothing beats the look of a classic Holdsworth.

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05-23-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By oneclick

Take the damm thing off - a minute with a hammer...

Take the damm thing off - a minute with a hammer and drift. It'll take you more time to find the tools than to do it.

If you don't, you have forgotten Rule number <n>: never give someone else the...
05-22-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,018
Posted By Kabuki12

Rivendell Bikes are , to me , in a slightly...

Rivendell Bikes are , to me , in a slightly different arena to the classic road bikes that I normally like. They are nice looking bikes and appear to be decent quality but there were so many...
05-21-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By alcjphil

That is indeed an amazing bicycle. I have a...

That is indeed an amazing bicycle. I have a friend who has had 2 custom Ryffrancks, one for touring and one for road riding. His road bike was built so that he could use 225 mm cranks(he is very...
05-21-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,258
Posted By jbchybridrider

I have a few more off the production line :lol: ...

I have a few more off the production line :lol:

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05-21-20, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By SurferRosa

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05-21-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,307
Posted By nlerner

I’ve got a new project in the works. They all...

I’ve got a new project in the works. They all feel grail-like when they’re new projects.
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