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01-19-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By lonesomesteve

It's really all about how the two bikes are set...

It's really all about how the two bikes are set up, and not so much about one Trek model vs. another. Both bikes are heavily modified and pretty differently equipped.

Frek is setup as a classic...
01-17-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By JehD

I had a Brooks B135 on my Electra but moved it to...

I had a Brooks B135 on my Electra but moved it to my fat tire bike. Currently have a B33 and it’s AMAZING.

they are expensive but imho worth every penny seat wise
12-21-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By AliH

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So here is what I did with it - a workhorse with prettyish lugs I guess!...
12-18-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By mprince

Blackburn Chicane

Blackburn Chicane
12-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,232
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I worked in a bike shop in the 1970s, we always...

I worked in a bike shop in the 1970s, we always used Craftsman sockets, did not need to grind them down.

I am guessing 6 point, not 12, but that is the kind of detail that is hard to remember.
12-12-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 486
Posted By ThermionicScott

I use a beam torque wrench. It cost about $20,...

I use a beam torque wrench. It cost about $20, and while I'm sure it's not 100% accurate, it's way the hell more accurate than my "feel":
...
12-10-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,737
Posted By Unca_Sam

This is too good not to steal! BTW, is there an...

This is too good not to steal! BTW, is there an attribution for this memetastic art?
12-08-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,737
Posted By ThermionicScott

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12-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By 52telecaster

Running errands on a cool old bike

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Research clinic...
12-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Magneto bearings in bicycle hubs

This has never been very popular, but it has been done over the years. Most notably, Maxi Car of years ago had them.
More recently, Curtis Odom used them in some of his hubs.
Now, if you read up...
11-29-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 898
Posted By iab

Complete C&V indifference

We live in a small bubble. Don't get me wrong, I like the bubble. It's populated with mostly good folks, and for some reason I don't know, the obscure minutia fascinates me. It is a small small...
11-29-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7,395
Views: 768,877
Posted By fabiofarelli

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Some old stuff
11-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By gearbasher

I think dddd is on to something with mention of...

I think dddd is on to something with mention of a spring. I've seen breakdowns of lower level Campy skewers from the C-Record era and they have a spring in the QR lever body. Also, Campy Record 8...
11-20-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 405
Posted By dddd

Perhaps also, the "screw" thing (or pin/cap as...

Perhaps also, the "screw" thing (or pin/cap as you've called it) might be placed on top of a spring washer inside of the cup, with the QR shaft block then installed in the cup, and with the cam then...
11-19-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By jamesdak

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11-19-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By no67el

Just realized I'd made the mistake I had warned...

Just realized I'd made the mistake I had warned against: failing to set an alarm for 3 pm EST! But somehow they still had tall Rando bags in stock? Maybe black isn't as popular as brown or gray? I...
11-19-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By gugie

It'll work, but the velcro straps on the bottom...

It'll work, but the velcro straps on the bottom will be a bit short and overlap by only 2" or so. You could always use longer straps if needed.
...
11-17-21, 12:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 922
Posted By alcjphil

It looks to me as if your fork is bent forwards...

It looks to me as if your fork is bent forwards which is why the rim does not match up with the brake pads
Forum: BMX
11-15-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,031
Posted By JVME

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult...

Thanks for the info. I ended up getting a Cult Crew Devotion. 21" TT with a 13.5" CS. It definitely sits lower than the Huffy BMX I had when I was a kid. I don't really recall much about the size of...
11-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 324
Posted By lasauge

I would second the recommendation for the Jestco...

I would second the recommendation for the Jestco stuff, but since you're not interested in that just get a can of oven cleaner, it's cheap and it works, just not as quickly. And once you've polished...
11-03-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By squirtdad

Nitto factory tour video

I had not seen this before, it is (at least to me) fascinating as to how many hand processes there are https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYIV6O6tOvY
10-29-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 662
Posted By Erzulis Boat

New "Vintage" Colnago

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After a 14 month wait, my 56cm Colnago Master has arrived from Italy! Too...
10-27-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,269
Views: 337,841
Posted By Wilbur76

Picked up this SM800 last year and just didn’t...

Picked up this SM800 last year and just didn’t know what to do with it since the bike is a bit small (24” wheels). Went way off script and just relaunched it as a 1x5 bmx cruiser. Now it’s an...
Forum: Commuting
10-25-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,880
Posted By RoadKill

I was buzzed by a school bus so reported it and...

I was buzzed by a school bus so reported it and sent video to the district which connected me to the school bus driving head trainer. That person said she was surprised that the driver in my video...
10-23-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,848
Posted By Mr. 66

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10-21-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,760
Posted By cyccommute

I think they needed to go for rides more often. ...

I think they needed to go for rides more often.

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10-16-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By holytrousers

I guess you would have to set the High Limit...

I guess you would have to set the High Limit screw correctly too :innocent:
10-15-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,848
Posted By ascherer

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10-15-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 736
Posted By HillRider

Will it work well? Emphatically yes. I've used...

Will it work well? Emphatically yes. I've used Shiftmates to allow 10-speed Campy brifters to work with Shimano 10-speed cassettes and derailleurs and Shimano 10-speed shifters to work with Campy...
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25,667
Views: 3,375,167
Posted By carfreefamily

Santa Fe Century on a Classic Three Speed

I completed the Santa Fe Century yesterday on my 1952 Raleigh Superbe Sports Tourist, but only just - I finished fifteen minutes before the event closed. The route is 106.2 miles, (plus the six mile...
10-09-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Get REMA or you're just playing around. A...

Get REMA or you're just playing around.

A patch shouldn't blow when it's installed in the tire.
10-08-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,848
Posted By 70sSanO

OP didn't specify if they still had to be...

OP didn't specify if they still had to be installed on downtube...


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10-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 617
Posted By 52telecaster

My take on an old trek 620

I bought this because it seemed like a really versatile platform. Turns out it's a wonderful bike. I went 650b and had to use a 750 center pull to reach in the back. A tektro 559 is enough in front....
10-06-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4,833
Views: 511,847
Posted By ascherer

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I put this beautiful Sun crankset on my Mercian...
10-06-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7,395
Views: 768,877
Posted By smontanaro

Not in my actual possession yet, but at my...

Not in my actual possession yet, but at my nephew's in London. I've purchased two new pairs of the Specialized Touring Pedals in the past three years or so. Both originated in the UK.
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10-04-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,796
Views: 298,039
Posted By sjanzeir

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Cricket catches a hilarious cat video with his Granddaddy.
10-04-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 725
Posted By livedarklions

You're kidding, right? Pretty obvious that the...

You're kidding, right? Pretty obvious that the concrete is holding the dirt embankment in place, and that the embankment is actually load bearing
09-29-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 94,251
Posted By geeteeiii

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09-22-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,746
Posted By Kapusta

Tires. I used to never come close to wearing...

Tires.

I used to never come close to wearing one pair out before wanting to try something new and different.

But now I have pretty well settled on RH Barlow Pass for my road/gravel bike and...
09-21-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 598
Posted By GamblerGORD53

LOL. My CAR very very seldom stops for signs...

LOL. My CAR very very seldom stops for signs either. My seat belt is never used, except maybe on a snowy highway.
09-10-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By ShannonM

Having had both a 3.0 series crit bike and a 3.8...

Having had both a 3.0 series crit bike and a 3.8 series touring frame, my opinion is exactly the opposite. The 3.0 on 23s was a jackhammer, while the 3.8 on 35s was like a Benz 560SEL... smooth,...
09-10-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 627
Posted By HillRider

Every auto supply or big box hardware store...

Every auto supply or big box hardware store stocks small tubes of Loctite or it's one of its competitors. Get Loctite Grade 222 (Purple) or Grade 243 (Blue) which are removable without heat.
09-07-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By thook

are you sure it's the fenders making the squeal?...

are you sure it's the fenders making the squeal? could it be the brake pads against the rim? how much clearance do you have between the two? if it's close enough, shifting your weight (like with the...
09-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Andrey

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech...

Thank you. I found new Centaur rear mech RD13-CEBXS 10 spped on line in Canada. It is on the way.
09-05-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 739
Posted By P!N20

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I...

It gets worse. When I eventually find the item I misplaced, I've forgotten why I bought it in the first place.
09-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 641
Posted By 52telecaster

83 Trek 620

I am applying liberal amounts of fun to this bike.
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Check the mirror....
08-29-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20,805
Views: 3,733,280
Posted By thumpism

vintage kids seat - $250...

vintage kids seat - $250 (midlothian)https://richmond.craigslist.org/bop/d/midlothian-vintage-kids-seat/7365895307.html

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08-22-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By thook

i've got a few old schwinns on the junk pile....

i've got a few old schwinns on the junk pile. i'll take a look for the end caps
08-21-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,074
Posted By due ruote

Concors were still on plenty of bikes then.

Concors were still on plenty of bikes then.
08-19-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,340
Posted By orcas island

Another LeChampion pickup

A friend grabbed this Motobecane LeChampion for me today. Bought sight unseen from a Craigslist ad with no photos. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it was a 1972, reasonably intact and...
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