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05-16-22, 10:53 PM
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Posted By SpeedofLite

45 Years Ago: May 1977 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles/columns are:
Question Man
BIKEPACKING: "Bury Me with My Toe Straps On"
"Bike Racer in a Foreign Land"
"The Old Chisolm Trail, Texas"

The following articles from this issue...
05-16-22, 12:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,218
Posted By Andy_K

Project number 2 was bottle cage bosses for my...

Project number 2 was bottle cage bosses for my Clunker 100 project Centurion Elite. Custom braze-ons for a Clunker 100 project, you may ask? Well, this is one of the perks of being gugie's bike...
04-21-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 9,349
Posted By USAZorro

That sounds so much nicer than telling me that...

That sounds so much nicer than telling me that I'm hallucinating.

I'm hitting a wall here. Attempting to build a front wheel is going to send this project in a different direction. I have hubs,...
04-14-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,872
Posted By djs42

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04-14-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 9,349
Posted By rustystrings61

Yay!!! Okay - so in the last days of Clunker...

Yay!!!

Okay - so in the last days of Clunker 100 Challenge COVID 2.0 edition #7 (https://www.bikeforums.net/22156530-post559.html) I bought this poor old 1989 Schwinn LeTour for $15 from a guy...
04-13-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,896
Posted By SurferRosa

When you first apologize to the two teenage girls...

When you first apologize to the two teenage girls for guiding your old Fuji down the nail polish aisle at the big department store, but then wonder if they might have some insight on the best match...
04-12-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By MauriceMoss

I remember seeing this bike when it was listed on...

I remember seeing this bike when it was listed on eBay a while back. It's a pretty interesting looking frame. I remember the seller was guessing it was either a Giamè or a Frejus. It didn't look like...
04-10-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By non-fixie

Made a start with the build. Going through my...

Made a start with the build. Going through my bins I found a Zeus Criterium transmission and Zeus pedals, a set of Normandy/Weinmann tubular wheels, a Brooks saddle, a Universal Mod. 61 brake set and...
04-10-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By Andy_K

N-1 -- 2020 Clunker Challenge Completed

I'm not very good at N-1, but today I finally let one go out the door. One of the members of my cyclocross team is helping out a family from Afghanistan, and they needed a bike to get to work. I was...
04-10-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By Bianchigirll

Good Morning. Sorry I meant to get this posted...

Good Morning. Sorry I meant to get this posted yesterday but got distracted doing something close to nothing but different from the day before…. Anyway this is a 1995 model first year for the...
04-07-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By Andrew_G

Fork Rake and Fork Benders

I've seen advertisements for fork bending tools. As I recall some have a 9" radius and others have a 6" radius.

I think that a short fork rake looks best when done with a large radius. Larger fork...
04-06-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By cyclic_eric

Several years ago, while walking in Paris I saw...

Several years ago, while walking in Paris I saw this great looking Dancelli. Nicest bend I've seen. I asked my wife to stand alongside....
04-06-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,339
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 PX-10 rehab/650b conversion

Finally got out for a 20mi shakedown ride on the '72 Peugeot PX-10 I picked up last fall. The generally terrible roads around me, and frequent stretches of gravel I ride led me to convert to 650b...
04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 907
Posted By Kilroy1988

The c. 1954 Carlton Super Python is on the Road!

Hello all,

I started a build thread for this one a while back but that got rather convoluted, so here's a fresh one for the finished results! Yesterday I started with a frame on the shelf and...
04-06-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 860
Posted By non-fixie

BTW, I finally received The Book today, and it's...

BTW, I finally received The Book today, and it's a big 'un.

It doesn't seem to have a search function, so apparently I am going to have to actually read it. :foo:
...
04-06-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,306
Posted By verktyg

Straight Forks Vs. Other Styles

You call that a KNIFE... er bike? No BLING!

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Back in...
04-03-22, 09:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,439
Posted By verktyg

Rolling Resistance Mythology

Hear, Hear!

From the horse's mouth!
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4 types of...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-03-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 19
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Views: 1,214
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The frame/fork are done, or all but the paint is...

The frame/fork are done, or all but the paint is done. Since this is for no person i won't deal with paint until it's worth my while. I might play with this later in the summer... For now the sanding...
03-31-22, 03:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 977
Posted By Drillium Dude

This is how I see those two - even if it was the...

This is how I see those two - even if it was the 70s (the absolute worst era for fashion, at least in my lifetime):
...
03-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Sluggo

Looks like an opportunity to repost this photo of...

Looks like an opportunity to repost this photo of my great grandmother's bike club. She is second from right.
...
03-28-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By mirfi

Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen...

Across Asia on a Bicycle by Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben
https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/31111?msg=welcome_stranger
03-28-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By nlerner

Bicycling in 1898

Someone in my regional rando group posted this link:

https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58444/58444-h/58444-h.htm

Lots of hilarious opinion of the era. In keeping with a recent thread on tire...
03-26-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,822
Posted By Chukbacca

The kiddo outgrew her 24” and I knew she’d fuss...

The kiddo outgrew her 24” and I knew she’d fuss if it wasn’t a girls bike. Picked this up free (thanks OfferUp!), took it apart, sanded it down and rattle-canned it, cleaned and reinstalled parts....
03-21-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,852
Posted By 52telecaster

This is crazy I know, but I really like it!

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With bag
...
03-17-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By sd5782

72 Fuji Newest, perhaps gaudy update

I posted earlier on this well used 72 Fuji Newest that I purchased last year. It looked to have spent its last decades as a commuter.
...
03-15-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By Erzulis Boat

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03-13-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By DMC707

A tale of two Bridgestones (not that interesting actually, but sounded cool)

My first adult mountain bike was a Bridgestone MB-6, circa 1990 , but bike may have been a leftover '89

Regardless , was cleaning out my mom's barn with my brother a few weeks ago and i found it...
03-13-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,013
Posted By John E

Barcons. :)

Barcons. :)
03-12-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,412
Posted By Slightspeed

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My Legnano, had since new in 1965, Campy bar ends, still loving them,...
03-12-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 743
Posted By T-Mar

Dynamax was located in the Ville St. Michel...

Dynamax was located in the Ville St. Michel district of Montréal and was founded in 1943 by Henri Gérin-Lajoie, Charles Gelinas and Cecil MacNaughten. Originally, the company had a very broad...
03-12-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,122
Posted By poprad

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And that's it for this post. I was invited upstairs for a glass or two of...
03-12-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,122
Posted By poprad

So a few more of the shop and then the frame...

So a few more of the shop and then the frame itself:
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...
03-11-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,122
Posted By poprad

Project Awesome Update

Will post more this weekend. Teaser:

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03-09-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,822
Posted By 3speedslow

An 88-89 spray bombed Trek 330 laying on a trash...

An 88-89 spray bombed Trek 330 laying on a trash pile in my neighborhood. My son and I were riding through and I could not pass up the parts on it. Looked like a failed build with the derailleur...
03-08-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 162,734
Posted By northbend

Bad choices ...

Bad choices

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51912669998_ef282dcf5a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2n6m1bs)Bad choices (https://flic.kr/p/2n6m1bs) by Matthew Pendergast...
03-06-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By john903

What is it

Hello I picked this up last November. I have several blue print drawings with the name Erick Chomski on them. The drawings list "531 frame and fork tubing" there is no mention of manufacture oh and...
03-06-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 347,969
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

The King of Rock and Roll ...

The King of Rock and Roll
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-XruidYLTWbg/ThMNsWuTQZI/AAAAAAAAFnY/4BTn2keQCWo/s1600/elvis_bike.jpg

The King of Pop...
03-06-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,268
Posted By jamesdak

Not sure if I have any bikes by a red barn but I...

Not sure if I have any bikes by a red barn but I have lots of pics of them. All these are along my normal bike routes in the area I live.
...
03-06-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By iab

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o
03-06-22, 02:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 876
Posted By non-fixie

Dang! Apparently this is my 10,013th post. ...

Dang! Apparently this is my 10,013th post.

What now?

Do I buy cake? Do I get a badge? Do I need a service?
03-05-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,195
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Cool Tool is pretty remarkable for bikes of...

The Cool Tool is pretty remarkable for bikes of its era. How many other tools include 14mm and 15mm sockets to tighten a crank bolt?
One nice feature is that the allen wrenches can be positioned to...
03-05-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,822
Posted By Smokinapankake

So I went down to my local collective to donate...

So I went down to my local collective to donate some bikes and, well, ya know… one thing led to another and before you know it my daughters’ aforementioned Nishiki is getting a serious front end...
03-03-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By 1simplexnut

hiho - will double check and report back ::) ...

hiho - will double check and report back ::)
I know my somewhat later Bertin is bsc
...
03-02-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14,667
Views: 3,511,822
Posted By brandenjs

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977...

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977 Nishiki Pro ONP (Order Nishiki Pro). These were available to order just as a frameset which would explain the mismatched parts all over it. Could be a...
03-02-22, 01:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,888
Posted By verktyg

ARGH! Zombie Thread

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This is a 6+ year old thread...

Three things that I learned early...
03-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,099
Posted By nlerner

Well, truthfully, I use these: ...

Well, truthfully, I use these:

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No, not necessarily...
02-20-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,126
Posted By motochick

NOS Paramount find!

Yesterday, I drove two hours each way to buy my husband a 1985 Centurion Elite RS (because it has nearly the same paint job as my '86 Ironman, matching bikes are cool) but I somehow ended up with two...
02-13-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,945
Posted By iab

It is complete. More pics -...

It is complete. More pics - https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/albums/72157718286844181

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51879350408_2fae73df91_k.jpg...
02-11-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,248
Posted By Oldairhead

I bought mine new in 2008, built with Campy...

I bought mine new in 2008, built with Campy Athena 11 speed. 19 lbs as shown with no carbon parts.

...
02-09-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,750
Posted By nlerner

Here's an update on the '72 Fuji Finest, made...

Here's an update on the '72 Fuji Finest, made possible because we've had enough snow melt to enable me to find a decent non-snowed-in backdrop!...
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