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06-03-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 67
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Posted By 67tony

Not too shabby? (https://vimeo.com/425627851)

Not too shabby? (https://vimeo.com/425627851)
06-03-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,372
Posted By madpogue

Upload the video to Vimeo or the like, and post...

Upload the video to Vimeo or the like, and post the link.
Rim-centering tool can be fabbed with a couple of stacks of books and some sort of spacer to put on the floor under the end of the axle.
06-03-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,418
Posted By scozim

Vantage Hwy - Ellensburg...

Vantage Hwy - Ellensburg WAhttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/sam_0004_be16e09ae292a84c858298cb78c139de1cb324ab.jpg

On the way to the Snake River south of Colfax, WA...
06-03-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,372
Posted By Salamandrine

IMO don't get too hung up on equalizing spoke...

IMO don't get too hung up on equalizing spoke tension. It is normal for there to be some variation. A lot of beginners have the misconception that if all the spokes are just brought to exactly equal...
06-02-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 358
Posted By xiaoman1

Help me build my "Bertoni Crono"

Hello to all,
I was fortunate enough to be the recipient of a "Bertoni Crono" from member "Straightblock".
It will not undergo a full but a partial restoration.
In my opinion, a touch up of the...
06-02-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

I had a trestle moment myself yesterday. I was...

I had a trestle moment myself yesterday. I was hitching a ride east with my Seattle-bound daughter, just thinking of where I should have her drop me off to ride home. I thought about calling you to...
06-01-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,372
Posted By 67tony

Well, it's amazing how re-lacing several times...

Well, it's amazing how re-lacing several times hones that skill.
I think I've finally got it perfect, lacing-wise, with the trailing spokes inside the flange and the rim label read from the drive...
06-01-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

Miyata - Team Miyata - Dura-Ace - $650 (Vancouver, BC)

Team Miyata 80's vintage road bikehttps://vancouver.craigslist.org/rch/bik/d/richmond-southwest-team-miyata-80s/7134190820.html

Team Miyata 1980's vintage road bicycle. Original 1st generation...
06-01-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,372
Posted By 67tony

DAMMIT! I had a 50/50 chance of doing this...

DAMMIT!
I had a 50/50 chance of doing this right, and of course did not.
This miscue, coupled with the (slight) preference for running the trailing spokes inside the flange, necessitates me...
06-01-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,186
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Better late than never...

Towed one with another!


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05-31-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By JacobLee

When I need a quick ride I play a game called...

When I need a quick ride I play a game called “Try to Find Robert Gray Middle School”. This is one of the more interesting routes. Didn’t even know about 531 day, but I was doing the right thing.
...
05-31-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18,971
Views: 3,073,674
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ So unlike that 74-foot-long Motobecane, the...

^^^^^ So unlike that 74-foot-long Motobecane, the Miyata is only 27 feet long.
05-31-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1970-1979) 21 More American Framebuilders

In paragraph 2, there is reference to two previous articles portraying American framebuilders, the first of which was long overdue even for the time.
That Nov 1975 article is here:...
05-30-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 360
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Sure, that's all true about a Schwinn Varsity,...

Sure, that's all true about a Schwinn Varsity, too. And I would rather have something a little ritzier when I'm done with my project. I suppose it all depends on how much effort and money you want...
05-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By non-fixie

After many weeks of isolation, Mrs non-fixie and...

After many weeks of isolation, Mrs non-fixie and I took a couple of bikes to the other side of the country for a weekend of riding in Twente.
...
05-30-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 17,307
Posted By velomateo

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This is Jasper, our 6 yo boxer, and my daughters new...
05-30-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 92
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1970-1979) Building a Frame -- Parts 3 and 4

This post is a continuation of the Building a Frame series of articles in Bicycling! 1976/1977 (Richard Jow).
Parts 1 and 2 are here if you missed the post last month:...
05-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By cheffyjay

found myself adding up what to offer for all of...

found myself adding up what to offer for all of them...and yet they're all way too big for me.
05-30-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By oldbikenewbike

Thank you. And I've had a lot worse that turned...

Thank you. And I've had a lot worse that turned out almost as nice as the '81. Most of this is superficial, as I'm finding as the cleaning has begun. The hoods are the the worst I've had in a while,...
05-29-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18,971
Views: 3,073,674
Posted By WGB

The truly terrifying part of this thread is that...

The truly terrifying part of this thread is that if you go back, often just several pages (a few days) and check the actual ads some will be still valid and some will be expired but some will show...
05-29-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18,971
Views: 3,073,674
Posted By thumpism

The way I learned it: Red to yellow, kill a...

The way I learned it:

Red to yellow, kill a fellow. (Coral Snake)
Red to black, friend of Jack. (Milk Snake and others)
05-29-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By ctak

Seattle / Tacoma - Black Miyata 912 - $100

Hard to argue with $100, but not my size. Talked via phone with the friendly seller. Bike has scratches but no dents. 34.5" standover with approx 57cm top tube (his measurements). He is selling a...
05-29-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By Mr. 66

The San Remo that rides great but is a tad small...

The San Remo that rides great but is a tad small I rode that with a tall seatpost at minimum insert. It was a parts buy that had a good cockpit Cinelli stem, Campy brake levers SR Custom England...
05-29-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By John E

In the immortal words of Charlie Harding ("C....

In the immortal words of Charlie Harding ("C. Harding's For Bikes," which was just south of the UCLA campus in to 1960s and 1970s), "A Falcon is a good English bike."
05-29-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By etherhuffer

When we rode the Great Allegheny Passage, we were...

When we rode the Great Allegheny Passage, we were near the top. There was a woman near a stream bent way over. I though crap, I have to watch someone puke while on a ride.... She straightens up and...
05-29-20, 09:23 AM
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Views: 1,551,593
Posted By etherhuffer

Canon Power Shot Elph 160. Pretty good little...

Canon Power Shot Elph 160. Pretty good little pocket camera. I grew up on Kodachrome 25 and Try-X 400 pushed to 800 and other fun stuff. What is really bad with these cameras is no way to add a...
05-29-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By J.Higgins

This bike is part of a personal collection, and...

This bike is part of a personal collection, and is very well preserved. This bike is mint in every way, so if you are looking for a classic ride, its not a lot to pay. I know this guy, and he's been...
05-29-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By Drillium Dude

How strange. I've been finding garter snakes (and...

How strange. I've been finding garter snakes (and salamanders, skinks, frogs, etc) here in the PNW since I was 5. I guess you gotta know where to look :)

Kidding, of course. Today I went on...
05-28-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 572
Posted By branko_76

Some Falcon info... Doreen Goniu's Eddy...

Some Falcon info...

Doreen Goniu's Eddy Merckx Page at Yellow Jersey (http://www.yellowjersey.org/doreen.html)
05-28-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By etherhuffer

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Over the I90 to Bellevue...
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Views: 258
Posted By ramzilla

Hi oddjob2. Long time no hear. Hope you & your...

Hi oddjob2. Long time no hear. Hope you & your loved ones are doing well during these difficult times. With the shiny foil graphics, top tube brake cable clamps, center pull brakes and, chrome socks...
05-28-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By smontanaro

Allow me to make a small suggestion. If you are...

Allow me to make a small suggestion. If you are responding to someone else's post please, please, please quote some part of that post. The forum software rarely sends thread subscribers notifications...
05-28-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 983
Posted By randyjawa

Using great twisting force, all but identical to...

Using great twisting force, all but identical to what the OP has suggested, netted me a badly busted vintage Torpado Luxe. I managed to snap both seat stays free of the seat lug. Never again will I...
05-28-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Bianchi84

Suntour Chain- Key Chain ...

Suntour Chain- Key Chain

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05-28-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15,503
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By smontanaro

Was just supposed to be an easy ride up the North...

Was just supposed to be an easy ride up the North Shore this morning, and it was, save for about two seconds of sheer terror. Turning left off Sheridan Road onto Deerpath in Lake Forest, the rear end...
05-28-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 56,306
Views: 8,030,140
Posted By malcala622

No way that red Bottecchia is a 54cm. More like...

No way that red Bottecchia is a 54cm. More like 59cm/60cm
05-28-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By nlerner

I had a Shimano Deerhead RD in use some time back...

I had a Shimano Deerhead RD in use some time back in which the stop pin had gone missing. As you note, it was all fine as long as I didn’t have to remove the rear wheel, say like when on a long ride...
05-27-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,876
Posted By xiaoman1

I read and contributed to the "Seller won't open...

I read and contributed to the "Seller won't open the box thread" a few times....I am very bored these days. :p
Best, Ben
05-27-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 895
Posted By thumpism

I dunno...that zip tie looks like about '85.

I dunno...that zip tie looks like about '85.
05-27-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,773
Posted By branko_76

Depends on her habit... ...

Depends on her habit...

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05-27-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,876
Posted By gaucho777

SurferRosa Well, it’s never going to be 100%....

SurferRosa Well, it’s never going to be 100%. This happened 3 years ago last month. Cycling much easier than extended running and jumping. I’d say I’m 100% back to 90%, which is okay.
05-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 537,304
Posted By deux jambes

”Ain’t nobody got time for that!” vai con...

”Ain’t nobody got time for that!”

vai con dio amica mio

...
05-26-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6,270
Views: 537,304
Posted By Mad Honk

SR, If you have Campy levers it has been around...

SR,
If you have Campy levers it has been around for quite a while. Famine has driven even copies to be $10 a piece. Welcome to the club! Smiles, MH
05-26-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,876
Posted By gaucho777

I was transporting my daughter's bike to her...

I was transporting my daughter's bike to her school, holding it by the stem while I rode my vintage Cilo. I went around a double-parked car, the bikes drifted apart, and instead of dropping her bike,...
05-26-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18,971
Views: 3,073,674
Posted By madpogue

My advice to you is to start drinking, heavily. ...

My advice to you is to start drinking, heavily.

Yeah, I'd forgotten about that car/reference. My post was more of a joke about those little lights the '70s Chryslers used to sport. Another...
05-26-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By polymorphself

Well, I've received it, and it is indeed too...

Well, I've received it, and it is indeed too thick to wrap top down. You get ridged layers. I started and had to give up a few wraps in and go bottom up with some electrical tape at the ends. It's...
05-26-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,383
Posted By Mr. 66

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05-26-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 145,037
Posted By JaccoW

My Koga-Miyata SilverAce. They do pop up on local...

My Koga-Miyata SilverAce. They do pop up on local eBay from time to time but never the way I customized it from the frame up.

http://i.imgur.com/6dkBRmu.jpg (https://imgur.com/6dkBRmu)
05-26-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18,971
Views: 3,073,674
Posted By chico81

Tall Bike #unique, only $8000!! In Del Mar, CA

SurferRosa said my last post on the eBay finds was the “deal of the day”, I beg to differ! Now THIS is a steal!!

https://offerup.co/RMyYwRDpN6

...
05-25-20, 11:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 521
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even...

I'm done with trusting shops to not screw up even a simple job. I vote build it yourself.
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