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01-28-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,184
Posted By T-Mar

Centurion Manufacturers

Recently, there was a long and lively discussion (now locked) regarding the identity of the prime manufacturing source for Centurion bicycles during the 1980s. The central point of discussion...
01-10-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By billytwosheds

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01-08-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,000
Posted By steelbikeguy

It's hard to not have an emotional attachment to...

It's hard to not have an emotional attachment to all that cool stuff of one's youth!
I've limited myself to just my old HP calculators; essential gear for an engineer!
I do live vicariously...
01-02-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,743
Posted By brian3069

Univega Alpina Uno that I sold a few years ago....

Univega Alpina Uno that I sold a few years ago. Not top of the line, but better than average.

...
01-01-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By jjhabbs

Small Snapshot of 1983

I worked at Action Cyclery from 82 to 89. I managed the store starting in 1984. This is a picture of me in 83 right after going to Schwinn SErvice school. Notice how shiny the spokes are on the...
12-31-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,547
Posted By jamesdak

So, when I was researching a Miche hubbed wheel...

So, when I was researching a Miche hubbed wheel set from Velomine one thing I found was several other instances of people having the Miche QR's slip. I figured it was no big deal if I just made...
12-31-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,178
Posted By cudak888

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and...

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and drivers to subliminally insert cars into our psyche and contaminate our precious bodily fluids.

-Kurt
12-28-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,358
Posted By cudak888

Orthoducks? Why a no chicken? ...

Orthoducks? Why a no chicken?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHMrLpDHXc0

-Kurt
12-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,530
Posted By bibliobob

Resurrecting this Zombie Thread with New Photos

I haven't posted here in a long time, but figured that I'd share some photos of my most recent build. The rose Cinelli that i posted here ended up being too small for me, and i sold it to a CR list...
12-26-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,372
Posted By iab

You'd have to change your last name. :(

You'd have to change your last name. :(
12-25-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By BlueDevil63

A couple more: ...

A couple more:

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12-15-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,324
Posted By noglider

OK folks. I promise I won't dump improperly...

OK folks. I promise I won't dump improperly anymore! I will also spread the word to others to dispose properly.
12-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,324
Posted By garryg

Listen guys ,we all need to be responsible for...

Listen guys ,we all need to be responsible for this planet by the choices we make . I respect the poster who mentioned quite casually that he dumps solvent on the ground. I do not believe he will...
12-14-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By SwimmerMike

I'm going to second the motion! When I saw the...

I'm going to second the motion! When I saw the lawn tractor, I actually checked who posted it to see if it was the guy mentioning his riding lawnmower woes.
12-14-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By polymorphself

:cry: I laughed out loud. Deeming this the post...

:cry: I laughed out loud. Deeming this the post of the year for those who get it.
12-14-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,488
Posted By SJX426

Just started looking in Market Place. Made a, to...

Just started looking in Market Place. Made a, to me anyway, significant purchase of my first riding mower. Actually it is a garden tractor and not a lawn tractor. It was very reasonably priced and...
12-14-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,324
Posted By dddd

Unless you ride in very wet conditions (in which...

Unless you ride in very wet conditions (in which case your freewheel should be a good sealed or shielded one like Dura-Ace, Sante or 600), there in no need for heavy lubrication inside.
The most I...
12-13-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

the B17 seems to work better for my elder hind...

the B17 seems to work better for my elder hind quarters, and I just installed a Sella Anatomica H2 on one of the herd but haven't tried it yet. The professional is made from some serious dinosaur...
12-11-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,878
Posted By rjhammett

My one keeper for 2020. The best news is that I...

My one keeper for 2020. The best news is that I passed on to others 4 or 5 bikes.
...
12-11-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,878
Posted By Kabuki12

It has been an up and down year. On the down,...

It has been an up and down year. On the down, missed Eroica and riding with my good friend and getting a weekend of eye candy, too many people not doing well and general state of affairs. On the up,...
12-11-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,878
Posted By gaucho777

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the...

I'll start...Greg Lemond is awarded the Congressional Gold Medal:
https://www.velonews.com/news/road/greg-lemond-receives-congressional-gold-medal/
...
12-11-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,088
Posted By gugie

Ditto on internet and Bike Forums. Would never...

Ditto on internet and Bike Forums. Would never have met any of these people:
...
12-11-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,088
Posted By noglider

New handlebar shapes are nice even though I...

New handlebar shapes are nice even though I haven't used them much yet.

Clipless pedals, yup. SPD may be Shimano's best invention in my view.

Tires!Some feel new brakes are better, but since I...
12-11-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,088
Posted By obrentharris

I shall not flog this horse. But I am...

I shall not flog this horse.

But I am grateful for the proliferation in the last thirty years of small bakeries along my usual cycling routes.

Brent
12-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Doug Fattic

The American market for custom steel racing...

The American market for custom steel racing frames/bikes had pretty much dried up after the mid 80’s. After that I made frames for bicycle enthusiasts that wanted a better fit that looked nice. I had...
12-05-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,346
Posted By noglider

Here is my 1971 Raleigh Pro Track which I built...

Here is my 1971 Raleigh Pro Track which I built up from frameset and raced in summer 2014.

...
12-04-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,042
Posted By billytwosheds

Who's afraid of pedals, not me

Obviously sarcastic, but refreshing a pair of pedals for the first time was not that bad.
...
12-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,864
Posted By Doug Fattic

Jamie Swann is a machinist and teaches machining...

Jamie Swann is a machinist and teaches machining practices I believe. Notice his "top eyes" on his frame (the pieces on the seat tube end of the seat stays that attach to the seat lug). He machined...
11-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,971
Posted By squirtdad

$125 for 84 team miyata.....guy got in trouble...

$125 for 84 team miyata.....guy got in trouble with significant other for not giving it to me
...
11-20-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By 67tony

Two things continue to amaze me: 1) that bikes...

Two things continue to amaze me:
1) that bikes from this era even exist, and
2) that he is able to exactly replicate what they looked like!

...
11-18-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,971
Posted By jackbombay

Off topic post! Video game...

Off topic post!





Video game score scores.

So, I had a Space Duel arcade game at my house for a while, it was a successor to asteroids, the arcade by my house as a kid had it, and I...
11-18-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,971
Posted By merziac

The deal, like beauty is in the eye of the...

The deal, like beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

$$$ wise it may have been this PX-10, $40, easily one of the best money deals I have gotten.

Campy record hubs, Deerhead derailleurs,...
11-14-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By Bianchigirll

I sold one bike as parts and the f/f and sold...

I sold one bike as parts and the f/f and sold enough other parts and some posters to purchase purchase a a grail aluminum.........






Tree!
11-12-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 665
Posted By jdawginsc

Bought too much... ...sold nothing... I...

Bought too much...
...sold nothing...

I win!!!!!
11-06-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,611
Posted By dddd

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is...

Saddle tilt relates to how the rider is positioned on the bike, which in turn is related to how much torque on average is being applied to the pedals.

Long rides and gentle rides will see the...
11-05-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,611
Posted By SJX426

Interesting that you would bring this up, or...

Interesting that you would bring this up, or down! Made me look at pictures of my bikes not only of the present but the past as well.

Doesn't matter if I am using a Flite or Brooks, the saddle is...
10-29-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,281
Posted By bulgie

Oh I should have mentioned, since this is not...

Oh I should have mentioned, since this is not widely understood by bikies, that Prestige came in many gauges, so you can't really know how a bike will ride based on the Prestige name alone. Take the...
10-19-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,524
Posted By iab

Any excuse to show pinky ..... ...

Any excuse to show pinky .....

https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_45198bef76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur)Umberto Dei 01 (https://flic.kr/p/FsKiur) by iabisdb...
10-07-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,494
Posted By JohnDThompson

The bicycle part in your picture is part of a...

The bicycle part in your picture is part of a Raleigh self-adjusting brake lever. The ratchet wheel takes up slack as the pads wear. Better in theory than in practice.

The "Raleigh guy" is a...
10-07-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By dombey19

I'm cheating because my friend carried this; I...

I'm cheating because my friend carried this; I was just the recipient. A stuffed and mounted moose head. Actually I think he used the bike only as a set of wheels. He balanced the moose head on the...
09-27-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By 3alarmer

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09-27-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,135
Posted By conspiratemus1

Expect to pay a lot for good quality, especially...

Expect to pay a lot for good quality, especially if the frame has dings in it, which the painter will want to fill so their persistence doesn’t reflect unfairly on his/her work. If they are good, you...
09-25-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By devinfan

Thatís a lovely colour. Needs a pink Ofmega...

Thatís a lovely colour. Needs a pink Ofmega Maglia Rosa derailleur!
09-24-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,135
Posted By The Golden Boy

Man, that looks like tequila if it was made by...

Man, that looks like tequila if it was made by Orthodox Lithuanian Peasants.
09-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,759
Posted By conspiratemus1

Beauties! I think of the song about the...

Beauties!

I think of the song about the Battle of New Orleans:

I fumbled my grip and the balls they kept a-coming
But there wasnít nigh as many as there was a while ago.
I fumbled once more...
09-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By Glennfordx4

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled...

As a kid our bikes were our trucks and we hauled everything from lawn mowers to lumber for forts on them. The only thing I've carried as a adult is fishing gear and RC Boats to a few local ponds.
...
09-20-20, 02:06 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By Miele Man

I've brought home a lot of different odd items on...

I've brought home a lot of different odd items on my bicycle.

I guess a large rock was one of the odder things. I also brought home a recliner/rocker a few years ago.

Recently I brought home a...
09-19-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By obrentharris

I prefer something I can eat when I get it home: ...

I prefer something I can eat when I get it home:

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Vh63KRT/0/654296f0/XL/IMG_0414-XL.jpg

...
09-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,956
Posted By noglider

- A tank of gasoline - A desk chair - A dead...

- A tank of gasoline
- A desk chair
- A dead cat
- Probably others I've forgotten
09-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,201
Posted By JaccoW

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on...

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on Fox News? hear it from his own mouth on Fox News

I mean the GOP and Trump are Defunding USPS...
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