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06-03-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 22,699
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Posted By clubman

It's a post war CCM so 70 years max., if it...

It's a post war CCM so 70 years max., if it wasn't contrived as an art installation much later.
06-01-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 763
Posted By clubman

Great film iab ! My 1970 Model B is about 10...

Great film iab ! My 1970 Model B is about 10 years late to the conversation and I've found little marketing ephemera or useful specs about late model 'B's; they were phased out in '73 and no one...
06-01-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 326
Posted By clubman

Teenagers!

Teenagers!
06-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 201
Posted By clubman

I had a too-small 93 Sasquatch frame and fork and...

I had a too-small 93 Sasquatch frame and fork and although I never built it up , it looked like a beautiful, lightweight bike. Yours is gorgeous and I wouldn't get hung up on the components choices....
06-01-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By clubman

These were the #1...

These were the #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) kickstand in Canada since I rode my first 2 wheeler around 62-63. They work very well for awhile, just OK for a...
05-28-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By clubman

EL Topo? Noooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!! (Cut to...

EL Topo? Noooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!! (Cut to Gunshots, blood, screaming, sex, more blood, bad acting )

One of the original 'Midnight Movies' at our local rep cinema in the early 70's. Twisted.
05-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,170
Posted By clubman

....Master of it's own Contain....er. (sorry)

....Master of it's own Contain....er.
(sorry)
05-25-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By clubman

He used the ole 'check pics for condition'...

He used the ole 'check pics for condition' clause. Red flag even on a slow day.
05-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 442
Posted By clubman

In my experience, an extra link or two of chain...

In my experience, an extra link or two of chain is no issue as long as it runs smoothly over the lip of the indicator nut. Adjust the fulcrum stop location and you're good to go. It's the business...
05-22-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,038
Posted By clubman

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-21-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,347
Posted By clubman

Hey Pandora, if you open it and let the empty...

Hey Pandora, if you open it and let the empty out, it won't be original.
05-20-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By clubman

The ribbed rubber housing on these bikes is...

The ribbed rubber housing on these bikes is generally not available. Salvaging them from co-ops and older garage sale bikes is the best way to keep it all original. I might add that I've kept a...
05-18-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,063
Posted By clubman

This has become a waste of bandwidth. Remember...

This has become a waste of bandwidth. Remember that was actually a thing?
05-14-20, 09:25 AM
05-13-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 360
Posted By clubman

Simple marketing? Not an uncommon approach in...

Simple marketing? Not an uncommon approach in days gone by.
05-12-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,455
Posted By clubman

I repacked. tuned and rehabbed this Merz design...

I repacked. tuned and rehabbed this Merz design bike for a good friend of mine. Gave him NOS 600 levers and hoods. My only complaint is the yellow, not gold hue of the bar tape. Sweet bike....
05-12-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,262
Posted By clubman

Fork me, not one matching component!

Fork me, not one matching component!
05-11-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By clubman

Isn't Panasonic still making high end classic,...

Isn't Panasonic still making high end classic, just for the Japanese market?
05-11-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,071
Posted By clubman

This is the bible for hubs...

This is the bible for hubs (https://hadland.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/how-to-repair-old-sturmey-archer-hubs/).
And gears and all of it.
05-09-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By clubman

Awesome. As much as I love Albert Collins and...

Awesome.
As much as I love Albert Collins and Co, I can hear Troy and Abed rapping that out...nice.
05-09-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By clubman

Old tire blues

Jumped on the Raleigh 2 speed to beat the early pandemic closing at our liquor store and thought I'd firm up the front tire and put 55 lbs in it. The wheel started thumping on way home while visually...
05-06-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 533
Posted By clubman

Ride it like you stole it. Because you did....

Ride it like you stole it. Because you did. Congrats.
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05-05-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By clubman

Yes, he did. In the mail tomorrow.

Yes, he did. In the mail tomorrow.
05-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By clubman

That's not good, we're cheap.

That's not good, we're cheap.
05-02-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By clubman

I was looking at old straps last week wondering...

I was looking at old straps last week wondering the same thing. Mikashima's, Lapize, Christophe. I'm following.
05-02-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,958
Posted By clubman

I just found pics of my first bike online, My...

I just found pics of my first bike online, My Orbea was a 72 and apparently this is a 65 but the spec is nearly identical. Steel components, 30 lbs overall, Alfa Junior components. Cool!...
05-01-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,467
Posted By clubman

Keep mask on and wait for a second wave. When...

Keep mask on and wait for a second wave. When you've got COPD, you need patience.
04-30-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By clubman

Sugino made 165's...VT is one example but the...

Sugino made 165's...VT is one example but the small ring was often steel. I think I've got a Shimano MT60 in 165 but I'll need it. I too have knee problems. I bought the previous generation 152mm...
04-30-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By clubman

FW's are a nice reliable hub, not unlike AW's...

FW's are a nice reliable hub, not unlike AW's except made in much smaller numbers.
04-29-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,266
Posted By clubman

Got a new mule this month to replace the old...

Got a new mule this month to replace the old mule.
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04-28-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,431
Posted By clubman

If you can find some good wheels, this is an...

If you can find some good wheels, this is an excellent Campy indexed group (https://www.bikeforums.net/21438054-post1.html). 8 speed ergo was very robust.
I would try to find the wheels first. (or...
04-28-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,431
Posted By clubman

I think a piecemeal approach is going to cost you...

I think a piecemeal approach is going to cost you time, money and frustration..Yes 10 speed gearing requires specific chains, cranks, rings, shifters, cassettes.
I'd dial that bike in and ride it.
04-26-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,319
Posted By clubman

Somewhat similar here. 68 inches, 28.5" inseam...

Somewhat similar here. 68 inches, 28.5" inseam and long torso and reach. A 53 cm seat tube and a 56 cm top tube is my sweet spot with a zero setback seatpost to get me the most power. Typically I...
04-26-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22,699
Views: 2,510,507
Posted By clubman

Sorry, I was just suggesting that some people...

Sorry, I was just suggesting that some people require many of their Brooks saddles to be slightly pointed upward, even the racier models.
Here's a couple of mine. Of course my short inseams require...
04-26-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By clubman

1) I am not sure the housing stop is broken. I...

1) I am not sure the housing stop is broken. I loosened it to try and get the Shifter cable tight, but I can place the plastic housing stop back in the chrome cable stop again and tighten it.

The...
04-24-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,669
Posted By clubman

42 is spot-on, sadly.

42 is spot-on, sadly.
04-23-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By clubman

Looks like a pair of the old Japanese Champion...

Looks like a pair of the old Japanese Champion bars. I wouldn't use them cuz you'll never get even clamp pressure around the bar. Failure beckons..
04-17-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 839
Posted By clubman

Toe in with Kool Stops. And true your wheels. ...

Toe in with Kool Stops. And true your wheels.


Nope. Keep your eye on it and adjust accordingly.
04-16-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 839
Posted By clubman

Replace rims, not brakes.

Replace rims, not brakes.
04-16-20, 03:07 PM
04-16-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,510
Posted By clubman

Cool, thanks. Gonna start erasing things now.

Cool, thanks. Gonna start erasing things now.
04-16-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,510
Posted By clubman

I've got this smallish rotary tool that reminds...

I've got this smallish rotary tool that reminds me of something made in the 60's. Full metal alu casing and light. One speed, seems to be around a 3 or 4 on a Dremel tool but not a lot of torque. The...
04-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,041
Posted By clubman

Grade 9, my first 10 speed lasted 2 or 3 weeks...

Grade 9, my first 10 speed lasted 2 or 3 weeks before being stolen. It was an Eatons Glider, a rebrand of a Grand Prix, tout Simplex, gaspipe with a nice paint scheme. Similar to this. They cut the...
04-15-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 936
Posted By clubman

Until I find a real one, this one's going on my...

Until I find a real one, this one's going on my Cinelli. Cheaper finish all round. Unless of course TA quality slipped at some point but that's not their style....
04-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By clubman

They look stylish to me but S.H. Harris rides...

They look stylish to me but S.H. Harris rides with an eye patch for the win. ;)
My wife bought me new Lululemon tights at a thrift store. I said waaaaht?
One ride and I blacked out the logo cuz...
04-09-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,028
Posted By clubman

Nice build in 6 hours. :innocent:

Nice build in 6 hours. :innocent:
04-09-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By clubman

Hmmn I think I've heard of a Bialystock and...

Hmmn
I think I've heard of a Bialystock and Bloom ;)
Didn't Bielstein make performance suspension? (for cars)
04-08-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,227
Posted By clubman

You actually have a decent inseam for your...

You actually have a decent inseam for your height. I'm 5'9" and only have a 28.5" inseam. And size 11 feet. So every 53-54 cm vintage road bike I've owned has had toe overlap and insufficient...
04-07-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By clubman

C- Dale ...

C- Dale
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SM 500
04-04-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,411
Posted By clubman

Not so lucky with mint bikes but I've got a...

Not so lucky with mint bikes but I've got a couple of NOS frames. A 37 CCM Road Racer and a 48 CCM roadster. Worth having just for the pinstripes. Factory delivery tags show the store addresses, less...
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