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08-06-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,525
Posted By smurfy

Whoop, whoop, whoop! Call the Fender Police. I...

Whoop, whoop, whoop! Call the Fender Police. I think we might have a violator here.

Velo-Orange snakeskin fenders on my '87 Schwinn Le Tour 650b conversion.

By the way the other bikes featured...
07-28-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 18,650
Posted By smurfy

Since I turned 60 a couple of months ago and even...

Since I turned 60 a couple of months ago and even before that I found that I can't listen to rock anymore. It just gives me a headache.

My taste in music nowadays is ambient trance, erethal wave,...
07-11-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,922
Posted By smurfy

I had a Cloud 9 on my Trek Pure my dad gave me...

I had a Cloud 9 on my Trek Pure my dad gave me and that seat is horrible. The cushion and springs are, well, too soft and "springy" and hurt my back. Replaced it with a Brooks B67 and after a test...
07-05-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,523
Posted By smurfy

I turned 60 last May and no longer ride kit,...

I turned 60 last May and no longer ride kit, although I still wear the lycra tops. I wear Columbia casual shorts with belt loops that I bought at a bike shop so I guess they're legit for bike riding....
07-05-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By smurfy

For your inspiration I'm submitting a photo of an...

For your inspiration I'm submitting a photo of an MCS 110/130 bcd chainring I just completed this weekend. I used oven cleaner to remove the blue ano on the front side of it. Started with 120 grit...
07-05-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,442
Posted By smurfy

I would also like to see some vintage-inspired...

I would also like to see some vintage-inspired (otherwise new) shirts with vintage logos on them. Is there such a thing? Not to hijack the thread but I also collect t-shirts from out-of-area bike...
06-13-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25,615
Views: 3,358,419
Posted By smurfy

Here's my current project. '57 (I was told)...

Here's my current project. '57 (I was told) Raleigh Sports. It was a "barn find" (or maybe a garage or storage shed) but it has been inside a structure most of it's life. It did have a Dynohub which...
05-15-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,213
Posted By smurfy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Original B66 off of '50's-era Raleigh Sports. Tried to Proofide it but I...
05-15-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By smurfy

Pre-softened = pre-worn out. Just my opinion.

Pre-softened = pre-worn out. Just my opinion.
05-15-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,342
Posted By smurfy

I collect Brooks leather saddles however all my...

I collect Brooks leather saddles however all my saddles are inside my living quarters whether they are mounted on bikes or not. I Proofide my saddles on my bikes underside once only and then once a...
05-05-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,070
Posted By smurfy

Sproket for Bendix 2-spd kickback hub is NOS. Hub...

Sproket for Bendix 2-spd kickback hub is NOS. Hub itself is not NOS but very lightly used. Included for those unfamiliar with them....
05-03-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,672
Posted By smurfy

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-02-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,672
Posted By smurfy

Just last week I got a '57 (or so) barn-find...

Just last week I got a '57 (or so) barn-find Raleigh Sports in a trade that's in much better shape paint-wise but wheels are pretty rusty. It does have the Dynohub but headlight has obviously seen...
05-02-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,110
Posted By smurfy

Well when I reach 82 like yrreg in the above post...

Well when I reach 82 like yrreg in the above post an e-bike is certainly something I would consider.

Not 70 but I just turned 60 yesterday and today I rode my new Marin gravel bike conversion I...
09-15-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,311
Posted By smurfy

Finally test-rode my 1x setup. Microshift XLE 10...

Finally test-rode my 1x setup. Microshift XLE 10 clutch real derailler and bar-end shifter. Crank is Bontrager 7050 "race" (whatever that means) formally a triple.

Shifting is absolutely flawless....
08-23-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,311
Posted By smurfy

My Marin gravel bike conversion is 1x 35t...

My Marin gravel bike conversion is 1x 35t chainring and 11-36 cassette so I will report on that if anybody is interested.
06-16-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,718
Posted By smurfy

Yeah, nice bike! I don't think I would do...

Yeah, nice bike! I don't think I would do anything else to it except maybe change pedals with something nicer.
12-31-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 23,409
Posted By smurfy

Wow! What an incredibly ignorant comment. Totally...

Wow! What an incredibly ignorant comment. Totally not true unless you have a habit of throwing bikes out of airplanes. I can't believe nobody else here even challenged this.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 11:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,209
Posted By smurfy

Back in the nineties I worked in a bike shop (a...

Back in the nineties I worked in a bike shop (a chain of five stores) when the owners inherited the business from their father who passed away. To them a bike was a toaster or some other mundane...
11-02-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 324,204
Posted By smurfy

Gorgeous bike! I like that all-black treatment....

Gorgeous bike! I like that all-black treatment. The slate-blue saddle goes great with that.
12-31-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5,077
Views: 3,604,576
Posted By smurfy

1990 Bianchi Axis. Pics to follow... I would...

1990 Bianchi Axis. Pics to follow...

I would like to point out here that I believe "gravel grinding" will probably be the bike riding of the future due to more roads, particularly in rural areas,...
05-26-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 909
Views: 277,221
Posted By smurfy

Show Us Your 650B Conversions

Any 650B enthusiasts out there?

With the cult popularity of the Rivendell Saluki/Glorius and the old French 650B wheel size promoted by Grant Peterson there has been a tiny movement to covert some...
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