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10-15-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 344
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Lotus Super Pro Aero ~ Rare Find

We've all said it in the past, "no more bikes!" Yet we all know how addictive this hobby is and how easy it is to be bitten--- again, and again, and again!

It happened to me last night when I went...
10-14-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,460
Posted By tgenec86

Rescued 1972 Peugeot PX10!

When I started posting here, I described in the Newbie thread about the little gold mine I hit. I was shopping in a dingy antique mall - more of a junk shop really, but came across a bike that...
10-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Spot the retrogrouch bike

Yesterday I rode the Susquehanna Unpaved ride in Lewisburg, PA. This is a fun event with 54,90, 120 mile options on mostly gravel roads in Central PA. I knew that gravel bikes were the big thing now...
10-13-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,652
Posted By jimmuller

Five of us rode the XXth bi-annual CCRT...

Five of us rode the XXth bi-annual CCRT vintage-bike ride today.
A full report can be found here:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1183311-xxth-annual-autumn-ccrt-ride.html#post21162484
...
10-13-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By cuda2k

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server...

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server glitch that my hosting service needs to resolve. I have been looking to move hosting service, this might just be the push I needed.
10-12-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,652
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Up the back trail between my house and Heart...

Up the back trail between my house and Heart o'the Hills, formerly a two-lane blacktop road now slowly going back to nature: ...
10-11-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14,274
Views: 1,307,652
Posted By northbend

Another beautiful ride on the Middle Fork Road...

Another beautiful ride on the Middle Fork Road today...
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48881669513_7f7aeb9cb9_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2htvkkp)
Window of my world today...
10-11-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,052
Posted By seypat

Every bike that I have ridden/owned and currently...

Every bike that I have ridden/owned and currently own are all terrible climbers. I wonder what the common denominator is? :innocent:
10-10-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By RobbieTunes

Some tweaks left to do.

Some tweaks left to do.
10-04-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By bwilli88

Show your classic Rinko setup, Rinko'ed

Title says it all
Here is my Fuji Stratos, no fenders but it rinko'ed
ready to go from Cambodia to Penang, Malaysia for their around the island...
09-29-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By RobbieTunes

Update:

Pending time and disposables....:

Carrie reached out for advice, and Ironman Empire went outside the box, a bit.

The "even Stephen" will come on the back end. I am more risk adverse than people...
09-28-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 705
Posted By JohnDThompson

The MKS Sylvan is a good value and is...

The MKS Sylvan is a good value and is cosmetically very similar to Campagnolo's road pedals. A step up from that would be the KKT Pro-Ace, which is every bit as nice as the Campagnolo Record road...
09-25-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 177,331
Posted By jdawginsc

I think you might have polished the chainrings...

I think you might have polished the chainrings too much...
09-25-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,689
Posted By qcpmsame

Where in NH are you? I'll be up there first week...

Where in NH are you? I'll be up there first week of November to visit our son and daughter in law, in Wolfboro, NH (Brewster Academy teachers.)

Getting a bike totally stripped is a one day event,...
09-23-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By abshipp

Very very cool! Putting a dork disk on a...

Very very cool!

Putting a dork disk on a singlespeed is a cheeky move ;)
09-23-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bianchigirll

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09-22-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,273
Views: 683,876
Posted By cboy1980

Me riding the Italian steel on my first bike race...

Me riding the Italian steel on my first bike race yesterday.
The Jersey isn't mine, which you can tell by the size.
Additional me with Freddy Maertens today. ...
09-20-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By RobbieTunes

I have OCD but also a short attention span. ...

I have OCD but also a short attention span. Works very well for me.

What were we talking about?
09-19-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,432
Posted By rootboy

How many times during the day do you wash your...

How many times during the day do you wash your hands?

It's not a disorder if a mismatched set of brakes bugs you.
Change 'em.
09-12-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By dieterpi

First testride

I finally finished* rebuilding my fathers vintage Peugeot bike. After a month of taking apart, polishing and slowly rebuilding I took the bike out for a first longer testride today.
Conclusion: I...
09-10-19, 12:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,072
Posted By deux jambes

And with the mechanicals all hooked up, pedals...

And with the mechanicals all hooked up, pedals installed, and the saddle, and cockpit roughly dialed into fit, it was time to take it for a spin. First ride was at night, and it was a thrill!
...
09-08-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,724
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Immediately before the Day 1 ride, the Good...

Immediately before the Day 1 ride, the Good Reverend mountaindave delivers the pre-ride sermon. gugie (in green and white, left, and ollo_ollo, in black and white, center) listen respectfully....
09-07-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By nomadmax

In my experience, the difference between a 30T...

In my experience, the difference between a 30T chainring and a 34T on a climb like Alpe d' Huez is more significant than a gear chart will reflect. I'm stuck on the the 30T as I have Mt Evans/Pike's...
09-01-19, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 156,591
Posted By TaywuhsaurusRex

Brought Ruth Bader Ginspurr to the LBS where I...

Brought Ruth Bader Ginspurr to the LBS where I work today for company. She really likes...
09-01-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 156,591
Posted By CliffordK

This guy showed up on my back porch this morning....

This guy showed up on my back porch this morning.

Very vocal. Talking to me. Responding to my voice.

But, it wouldn't let me look at it.

A little milk and water, and this evening it was...
08-29-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,880
Views: 156,591
Posted By Wilmingtech

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Want to watch the Tour?
08-16-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,462
Posted By MiloFrance

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge...

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge (remember this one? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1161841-very-nice-french-one-you.html)) came over to see what I had and away it went 2...
08-16-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By Bianchigirll

Felice Gimondi :( :( A sad day for cyclist everywhere

I just saw this posted on FB Steel is Real :(

Malore on holiday in Sicily
Felice Gimondi is deadMourning for the cycling world and for Bergamo: died on the evening of Friday 16 August Felice...
08-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2,273
Views: 683,876
Posted By P!N20

Couple of shots of me from the recent Noosa...

Couple of shots of me from the recent Noosa Strade Bianche retro ride held in Queensland, Australia riding my Pinarello Montello (that's me in the red):

https://i.postimg.cc/25gQfqxb/7.jpg
...
08-08-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 644
Posted By since6

As we age,.... the Spherovelo

Having recently succeeded with a grandson, launching him off his big wheel to a "Bike", his word, balance bike. Once I got the seat high enough most of the falling stopped and he just wouldn't, had...
08-07-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By CV-6

ca 1965 Sauvage Lejeune

It took six weeks to get to me, but I finally got the bike in the subject line from France. It is a bit of a time capsule. The no Record hubs are dated 63(F) and 64(R). It features Record derailleurs...
08-05-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By noglider

I tend to prefer to ride the bike I rode most...

I tend to prefer to ride the bike I rode most recently because I know it's in good condition to ride. There is a snowballing effect.
08-04-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 664
Posted By cudak888

Nope, I don't give them the courtesy of being...

Nope, I don't give them the courtesy of being asked.

"STAY IN THE SHED AND BE A GOOD BICYCLE! DO NOT RUST!"

-Kurt
08-04-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 381
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, give them to TenGrainBread for a few hours. ...

Yes, give them to TenGrainBread for a few hours. :lol:


And I do agree about using an aerosol oil to clean. I often folllow with wet 1000 grit on the brake track.
07-30-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,318
Posted By scarlson

I put it all together with some proper tires...

I put it all together with some proper tires (Pari-Moto 650x42) and re-ran the dynamo wire through the fender lips and inside the internal frame conduit, as the original dynamo wire had been cut off....
07-28-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,273
Views: 683,876
Posted By DHPflaumer

Hey I finally got a picture of me with my bike! ...

Hey I finally got a picture of me with my bike!

The bicycle is the very first production Norther Klickitat Pass (https://northercycles.squarespace.com/build-photos-testimonials). The location is...
07-26-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Man. You don't mess around, do ya? I'd have done...

Man. You don't mess around, do ya? I'd have done the first post and a few replies, then resurrected the zombie thread two years later when stuff had gradually moved around enough to be out of frame...
07-25-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,740
Posted By Reynolds 531

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should...

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should never be off of the big ring in the first place....
07-25-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,740
Posted By Drillium Dude

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07-24-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,377
Posted By brian3069

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07-24-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,193
Posted By MiloFrance

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having...

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having the guts and confidence to send a pile of euros to a near stranger. I only had a single photo to go on and the seller is so un-technical, even that...
07-23-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,377
Posted By 79pmooney

Dead tubes have a lot of uses. I cut strips from...

Dead tubes have a lot of uses. I cut strips from them to wrap around handlebars for lights, computers, etc. (And forks and seat/chainstays for speed/cadence sensors.) They work better than bungee...
07-23-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,377
Posted By 79pmooney

I am on fixed income. Money spent on tubes could...

I am on fixed income. Money spent on tubes could buy me something more permanent or better food or simply be kept in the bank. Tubes cost $5-6 each. Patches 25 cents each. A good patch job is...
07-21-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,493
Posted By nomadmax

Yesterday was some kinda hot, it seemed like the...

Yesterday was some kinda hot, it seemed like the sun was resting on my face or back for hours on end. It's all fun and games until it's too hot to breathe before the start ;) I was privileged to be...
07-21-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,193
Posted By RobbieTunes

The bike MiloFrance didn't show you....

Finally arrived. You may have to go to his thread to find out about the 8-9 bikes he picked up and hauled back to his house.

He put in a ton of work, and this was 7 months in the mix, folks, from...
07-21-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,493
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thoughts on a long hot 170 miles in the saddle....

Yesterday was Ride Across Indiana. (RAIN)
It didn't rain. @speedevil, @nomadmax and I decided this was some kind of rational thing to do.
We'll leave it at that. We just had to add the 5 miles...
07-18-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 977
Posted By robertj298

A big thank you

This place is great. I am 65 years old and up until a couple years ago the only bicycle I'd ever ridden was a single speed with coaster brakes when I was a kid.
I have obtained so much information...
07-17-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,005
Posted By Kabuki12

I bought this new in 1976 or so. I rode it hard...

I bought this new in 1976 or so. I rode it hard for 2 years right after I bought it when my wife and I gave up cars for a while! ...
07-16-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By JohnDThompson

Here's a Bicycling! magazine article from 1984...

Here's a Bicycling! magazine article from 1984 showing the inside of the Trek factory at the time I was working there:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/Trek/index.html
07-10-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,102
Posted By verktyg

BANG - Instant Deceleration!

One morning back in 1976 I was headed off to school after cramming all night for my last final exam. Had to get there before they locked the doors to the lecture hall at 8:30am.

I was in a full...
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