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05-16-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,315,694
Posted By nlerner

Last week I was in NYC for a few days, helping my...

Last week I was in NYC for a few days, helping my youngest move into a new apartment in the East Village. Yesterday to counter the time spent in the car and in the big city, I headed up to a state...
05-15-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,315,694
Posted By obrentharris

Much to our relief, after a very dry couple...

Much to our relief, after a very dry couple months, we had some late rains this year which really brought out the wild flowers and filled the local reservoirs. A thirty mile local loop this morning...
05-15-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,315,694
Posted By zukahn1

First day this year nice enough for shorts 70 or...

First day this year nice enough for shorts 70 or so and clear with almost no wind. Tuned and cleaned up the old Hardrock and went on a nice ride to Alama on the bike path and took the hard way back...
04-04-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,298
Posted By denaffen

It’s been awhile so here’s an update. I decided...

It’s been awhile so here’s an update. I decided the porteur bars came back to much with the bar ends, so swapped out for some drops and now just flat bars. I’m running the bar ends as thumbies now...
03-26-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By Andy Antipas

Radios No. 16 headlight

The headlight is a French Radios No. 16. I'm not sure when that headlight model first came out, but I'm fairly certain it goes back to at least the 1950s

I have modified it with "guts" from a...
03-25-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record 650b conversion

Here is my artistic spin and build circa 1973 Moto Grand Record). gugie did the frame modifications, braze-ons, and front rack. I built the wheels and bike. Plus, I added the painted lugs, lug...
03-15-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,708
Posted By mountaindave

Maybe convince her to do a multi-day bike ride??...

Maybe convince her to do a multi-day bike ride?? :roflmao2:
02-20-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 68,976
Views: 11,138,820
Posted By beech333

Those Fuji S12-S & LTD are really nice builds! ...

Those Fuji S12-S & LTD are really nice builds! Thanks for sharing.
02-19-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,084
Posted By JohnDThompson

Note the "L" on the left arm in the picture: ...

Note the "L" on the left arm in the picture:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x2000/bdcf478d_9082_4d07_afe1_684549828f68_b545d2b8efa0d430d348f838cd093aba51eb1c14.jpeg
...
02-07-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 627
Views: 196,390
Posted By lonesomesteve

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a...

It would be inaccurate to call my main bike "a completely vintage bike" since it's built from a mix of new and old parts, and not much about it resembles the original Trek 614 it was built from. That...
02-02-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 627
Views: 196,390
Posted By fender1

Thanks! its OEM and I would hate to lose any of...

Thanks! its OEM and I would hate to lose any of the "hard-won" patina by repainting it. It tells the "story" of my garagre door and all the "adventures" it has been a part of....
01-31-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,567
Posted By cb400bill

Too many porn links posted.

Too many porn links posted.
01-31-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,567
Posted By Feldman

For awhile those mountain bikes were selling for...

For awhile those mountain bikes were selling for peanuts--friend of mine scored a pristine Bianchi Super Grizzly for a song and has used it for a townie and gravel bike. If you can get drop bars up...
01-30-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,573
Posted By bargo68

^^^What he said.^^^^ Finished this build...

^^^What he said.^^^^

Finished this build yesterday. Picked up the Rockhopper on Craigslist for 100. All it needed was new tires and a thorough cleaning. Got the Maxxis DTH's and redid the...
01-30-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,573
Posted By nlerner

If you’re also looking for an anchor for your...

If you’re also looking for an anchor for your boat, vintage Schwinns are definitely the way to go.
01-28-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By BertoBerg

It’s a deal! Good luck.

It’s a deal! Good luck.
01-22-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By RustyJames

Ugghhh….that ad….I’m tempted to buy it and place...

Ugghhh….that ad….I’m tempted to buy it and place it on a shrine as the dumbest CL thing ever listed.
01-19-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By gugie

8 years ago when I was living in Redwood City, CA...

8 years ago when I was living in Redwood City, CA I decided to take a job transfer to Oregon. I had 9 months to prepare for the move. Since I was commuting 18 miles round trip by bike 3-4 days/week,...
01-11-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,497
Posted By due ruote

I think you mean toaststrap. Back to bags,...

I think you mean toaststrap.

Back to bags, has anyone used one of these Alpkit Gravel bags? Kind of a neat minimalist design, and fairly economical. Easy to move between bikes too. I am wondering...
01-10-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,497
Posted By Andy_K

I haven't taken it on rough roads yet. A bit of...

I haven't taken it on rough roads yet. A bit of chipseal was the worst it saw yesterday. The Seymour bag has a Velcro strap that's meant to lash it to the head tube. I suppose I could use a bungy...
11-21-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,764
Posted By denaffen

why? That looks pretty good to me.

why? That looks pretty good to me.
10-15-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By rando_couche

SACRILEDGE! It's a relatively rare (tho' not top...

SACRILEDGE! It's a relatively rare (tho' not top end) dedicated touring bike and almost completely original!
09-01-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,292
Posted By C0UG4R

Here's my 1976 Zeus. Thank you to my parents for...

Here's my 1976 Zeus. Thank you to my parents for getting it for me at an auction at Cino....
06-20-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By mountaindave

I personally find it interesting to see completed...

I personally find it interesting to see completed sales. It helps me keep tabs on fair prices. Changing the font to “strike through” and adding “sold to the item’s description is a very visible way...
05-30-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By scarlson

Anyone notice how Jan turned off comments on his...

Anyone notice how Jan turned off comments on his blog a month or two ago? It was all in preparation for his shorty fender teaser, which I'm sure will be followed by the product drop.

Meanwhile,...
05-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,305
Posted By iab

Where else would one mount their diavolo? ...

Where else would one mount their diavolo?

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49888286127_f811bd36fc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j1svog)Diavolo 02 (https://flic.kr/p/2j1svog) by iabisdb...
05-19-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,453
Posted By gugie

Cool! As soon as you get settled, I'd be happy to...

Cool! As soon as you get settled, I'd be happy to get some rides in with you!
03-02-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By no67el

The now-obligatory Fuji S12-S conversion--- in...

The now-obligatory Fuji S12-S conversion--- in this case a somewhat oddball variant called the "10th Anniversary" edition, which I think was a celebration of a Boston area shop's relationship with...
01-04-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,758
Posted By no67el

Oddly, this was one of my most amazing years on a...

Oddly, this was one of my most amazing years on a bike ever--- new titanium hip back in November '19 made me more comfortable on a bike than I've been in 20 years. And pandemic isolation forced me to...
01-04-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,758
Posted By mstateglfr

way to keep at it- hope the progress continues!

way to keep at it- hope the progress continues!
12-29-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 31,321
Posted By beicster

Not to mention the fact that a frog and a toad...

Not to mention the fact that a frog and a toad can't even ride bikes.
12-14-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,886
Posted By gugie

Wait a few years. I tend to buy, ride, and enjoy...

Wait a few years. I tend to buy, ride, and enjoy bikes, then turn them over.
09-14-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By amedias

Singular Osprey in 700c ...

Singular Osprey in 700c

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6421_176b08f4ab2ebbaa3558f88ee1e52dcd9381b51d.jpg

And same again in 650B
...
09-12-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

The proportions on that thing just look so...

The proportions on that thing just look so perfect. Bravo to both you and gugie.



Man, that is a long pull for those straddle cables. And I'm sure you told us all about it already, but that is...
09-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,498
Posted By gugie

As usual, your build is beautiful!

As usual, your build is beautiful!
09-08-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18,872
Views: 2,315,694
Posted By ascherer

A couple of days' riding in Vermont, mix of dirt...

A couple of days' riding in Vermont, mix of dirt and quiet paved back roads:
...
08-16-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,440
Posted By PilotFishBob

My 1970 on today's ride. ...

My 1970 on today's ride.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/competition_sm_3f84488d4924d86296472be7dbd2a8eb1ee34c37.jpg
07-15-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,027
Views: 332,205
Posted By rootboy

Did a quick sketch of Mei Mei a few months ago....

Did a quick sketch of Mei Mei a few months ago. All I have left of her is memories.

...
07-04-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,455
Posted By jlaw

fyi - You won't be able to convert to 650b if you...

fyi - You won't be able to convert to 650b if you get a 1984 or 1985 620 because both use canti brakes (unless you get the posts moved down) - 700c will work though. 700c conversion is also easier...
05-22-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,230
Posted By Korina

Not cheaping out. This blog post...

Not cheaping out. This blog post (https://www.rivbike.com/blogs/peeking-through-the-knothole/late-feb) explains it.

'We are now selling these. They work great on a bike with cogs up to 28t. But I...
05-22-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 21,230
Posted By gugie

Grant Petersen. Guaranteed 10 page thread.

Grant Petersen.
Guaranteed 10 page thread.
05-21-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 257,549
Posted By DQRider

Upright Bar, Town & Country?

My Dawes Ranger again, from yesterday's lunch ride:

https://i.imgur.com/0OA7cRT.png

https://i.imgur.com/Eqfcsmn.png

https://i.imgur.com/a684ZKu.png

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05-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By gugie

48/30 using a Cyclone Mk2 front just fine.

48/30 using a Cyclone Mk2 front just fine.
05-17-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,837
Posted By 52telecaster

ive run 46-26 on the vo clone of the t.a. and as...

ive run 46-26 on the vo clone of the t.a. and as long as you shift reasonably it works great. Just dont do it under hard load or try to index.
05-06-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 917
Views: 257,549
Posted By Matadors

The rack held up great. It was cumbersome when I...

The rack held up great. It was cumbersome when I had to stand to climb an extended hill, but as long as I did not throw the bike sideways I was fine. The wood dividers rattled a lot and I am going to...
08-12-10, 11:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,971
Posted By Shimagnolo

"It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got new mountain...

"It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got new mountain bikes, white shirts, dark pants, and we're wearing ties.
Sprint it."
08-12-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,971
Posted By rhm

It's an obscure number. You wouldn't have heard...

It's an obscure number. You wouldn't have heard of it.
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