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03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 854
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Could possible be Maillard 700 pedals, based on...

Could possible be Maillard 700 pedals, based on the cut-out shapes. Although, most examples on the web have black plates and a red or black brand logo on the dust cap.
03-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 351
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1166565...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1166565-replacing-superbe-pro-pads.html#post20798405
03-24-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for...

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for another water bottle cage. Maybe put a small piece of old inner tube over the holes to seal them against water getting in.

They're available from...
03-22-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If they moved production of Brooks Saddles to...

If they moved production of Brooks Saddles to China, maybe they would start with the C19 model (https://www.brooksengland.com/en_us/c19.html).
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03-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,250
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Obviously, bicycle poop.

Obviously, bicycle poop.
02-28-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,675
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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02-25-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I do something similar, although not as involved....

I do something similar, although not as involved.

Clamp one whip down to the bench, position the freewheel, then mount the second whip and push. Easy peasy every time.

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02-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
02-18-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a...

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a small open end wrench and use that to push it into place.
02-03-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 397
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Link to UK eBay listing below ...

Link to UK eBay listing below

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VINTAGE 1950'S RALEIGH CHROME QUILL...
02-01-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That cardboard is freaking sublime!

That cardboard is freaking sublime!
01-22-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,159
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

motorbacon? Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast...

motorbacon?

Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast with lettuce and tomato.

Less tasty would be trying to fix that downtube and ending up getting speared somewhere down the road.

Get a new frame and...
01-21-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago. ...

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1190148-daf1009.html
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Looks like my Ideale 90. While it may not be...

Looks like my Ideale 90.

While it may not be true for all years of manufacture, I have noticed there is generally a shape difference to the 80 and 90 saddle logo stamp.
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01-13-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,591
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F.,...

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F., but here in the People's Republic of NYC, poor people are as law abiding as any other group.

Bike thieves (like most thieves) pretty much choose to...
12-29-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,822
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly...

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly amused when I see vintage grease sold on eBay, such as the Campy 'Special' Grease tubs, which can easily go north of $100 for a partially used tub of...
12-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,705
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about...

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about 40 years and going strong). They're on my errand schlepping bike. I zip-tied a repurposed office letter tray to the top of the front rack, so I have...
12-14-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,535
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept....

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept. of Environmental Conservation:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/solvent.pdf
12-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,431
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in...

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in both directions.
12-04-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,409
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If you're going to reference Laurel and Hardy on...

If you're going to reference Laurel and Hardy on this thread, you have to include pictures.

...
11-23-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://ridesabike.com/ian-carmichael-gets-ready-t...

https://ridesabike.com/ian-carmichael-gets-ready-to-ride/
11-21-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 649
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/3...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/319235-selling-bike-components-read-first.html
11-13-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Maybe take the spring out and try to make a new...

Maybe take the spring out and try to make a new bend at the center.


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11-10-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Think defense in depth. Multiple defenses and...

Think defense in depth. Multiple defenses and causing thieves to need more time to remove anything.

I once caught some cretin trying to remove a rear rack. He ran off when I confronted him. After...
10-31-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,409
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

From the original The Invisible Man ...

From the original The Invisible Man


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10-31-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,409
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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10-31-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,737
Views: 2,119,515
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I guess this is vintage by now, '97 Gary Fisher...

I guess this is vintage by now, '97 Gary Fisher Hoo Koo E Koo

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10-28-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,683
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'd just go with a small sticker for that bike. ...

I'd just go with a small sticker for that bike.

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_nkw=sticker+decal+small&_sacat=0&_pgn=1
10-17-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Good luck finding any metal chain protector these...

Good luck finding any metal chain protector these days, much less one that is copper.

Alternatives (use your existing protector as a template):

Copper Tape -...
10-02-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,821
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Good opportunity for someone to scoop up...

Good opportunity for someone to scoop up discounted, sought after bikes, not to ride, but to flip . . .
08-30-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,740
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've been using VAR tire levers for around forty...

I've been using VAR tire levers for around forty years. Took about 35 years to break one; bought another set (they're blue now).
...
08-22-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

It's actual JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard)...

It's actual JIS (Japanese Industrial Standard) +2. An American Phillips screwdriver can strip out the center of the screw, as seen here.

I've got one of these....
07-27-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,961
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Get a Zefal pump peg...

Get a Zefal pump peg (http://www.zefal.com/en/pumps/261-pump-pegs-xxl-.html) for the top tube and clamps to hold a water bottle on the seat tube (DMR clamp...
06-20-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,409
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Cassius Clay ...

Cassius Clay

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Muhammad Ali
...
06-08-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,436
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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$0 - Crap on hand -- 2 pieces of scrap wood, an old socket, a nut, a piece of...
05-26-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 242,409
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Former Congressman Ron Paul and current Senator...

Former Congressman Ron Paul and current Senator Rand Paul.

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05-21-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,543
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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05-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,954
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

G Petersen J. Peterman Things that make...

G Petersen

J. Peterman

Things that make you go hmmm.
05-14-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,221
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Does this qualify as a classic and vintage thread?

Does this qualify as a classic and vintage thread?
05-12-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,397
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

For years, I've been in the habit of putting a...

For years, I've been in the habit of putting a business card inside the seat post and bottom bracket shell as an additional means of proof of ownership. I can see someone calling the number that used...
05-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,397
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Given the similarity of the road and bicycle...

Given the similarity of the road and bicycle posing, I'm guessing this bike on eBay is from the same guy who had the bike in the original post. Note the same fence line in the left of the picture....
03-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,827
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Who knew?! ...

Who knew?!

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03-23-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,827
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fun Fact: If your run out of TP, you can take...

Fun Fact: If your run out of TP, you can take care of business on the lawn or an old piece of carpet . . .
...
03-21-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,930
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

It's a tie between the 79 Centurion Pro Tour and...

It's a tie between the 79 Centurion Pro Tour and the 84 Trek 760


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03-17-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,827
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There are growing reports of TP looting going on....

There are growing reports of TP looting going on.

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03-15-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,827
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

You could always go really classic and vintage by...

You could always go really classic and vintage by using an xylospongium, which was the communal poop stick used in ancient Rome.

...
03-15-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,827
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone...

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone off Craigslist.


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02-27-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,221
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Since we're talking laces and cycling . . . ...

Since we're talking laces and cycling . . .

If you break the waist drawstring in a pair of sweatpants, shifter or brake cable housing works really well to get a new string in, by sliding the...
02-10-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,120
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That quick release is in the open position ...

That quick release is in the open position
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