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06-22-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By ClydeClydeson

OH! Also, another remedy for a stiff link is...

OH! Also,
another remedy for a stiff link is to grab the chain on either side of the stiff link and try to bend it sideways at the stiff link, back and forth. THis spreads the links a bit like the...
06-22-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Very possibly a stiff link in the chain. ...

Very possibly a stiff link in the chain. Sometimes a stiff link is pre-bent in such a way that it rides through some gears fine and only acts up on certain other gears.

ANyhoo, your description...
05-28-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By Dylansbob

20" Schwinn Cimmaron

It's time that I have to move a few more bikes out. Before I put this one up on my local sites, I'll offer it to the forum. $250, local pickup preferred. I strongly suspect it will sell for...
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,093
Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
03-30-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Dylansbob

just another tired old Cimarron

She cleaned up ok, but the deerhead drivetrain is soo tired. Replaced the original biopace with some sr rings, new tires, rd cable, and pedals.

We'll see how long before I rebuild it with...
02-23-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,872
Posted By SurferRosa

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy...

I've done this a couple times. I remember a guy was returning to night school and wanted to lock up the bike outside the college. But it had Nuovo Record on it. I talked him out of locking it up...
02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,471
Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
01-13-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,656
Posted By Jicafold

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride...

I think I'm going to paint it, build it, and ride it.
12-06-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By merziac

Yessir, threadless, cartridge, disposable,...

Yessir, threadless, cartridge, disposable, planned obsolescence, profit at all costs crap is why we're in half the mess we're in. ;)

"Yeah man, why would I repair or service it when I can just...
12-03-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,026
Posted By obrentharris

Rule of thumb for older bikes? When you pull...

Rule of thumb for older bikes?

When you pull up to that latte place on Saturday morning next to the guy on his modern wonderbike don't blab on about "steel is real," "carbon is ugly," "If it was...
Replies: 12
Views: 761
Posted By zukahn1

I would agree for selling parted it's worth more...

I would agree for selling parted it's worth more very conservative $100 for the wheels $40 for the pedals $50 for cranks and rings. $50 for the bas and stem, $35 for the brakes and $75 for the shift...
11-18-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,489
Posted By Roger M

1979 or 1980: Two finger lid of Acapulco...

1979 or 1980:

Two finger lid of Acapulco Gold.
11-03-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,405
Posted By merziac

Here's what to try if that doesn't work, it will...

Here's what to try if that doesn't work, it will use that wrench for the cheater. ;)

A piece of pipe works better and can of course be longer.

This setup is going the wrong way but is the same...
10-25-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,424
Posted By Reynolds

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I...

I'm not a fan of refinishing races, but when I did I held the cone on an old axle and turned it on a bench drill. Then I used a Dremel to polish the race on the spinning cone.
10-14-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,062
Posted By scozim

Eldi repair stand - anyone know anything about them

3-4 years ago my brother-in-law says he has a bike repair stand he wasn't using and asked if I wanted it. At the time I was just using my 5 bike hitch rack screwed to the leg of a workbench so I said...
09-30-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 379,160
Posted By francophile

This is what I would recommend also. Typically...

This is what I would recommend also. Typically speaking, I've gotten people who haven't posted in years to help by searching the thread for the city and/or those major cities around it, then PM'ing...
06-09-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,061
Posted By shoota

CASE CLOSED! 52telecaster hand delivered the...

CASE CLOSED!

52telecaster hand delivered the Voyageur all the way from IL!! With a bonus Bianchi Volpe! Both in my size! I couldn't be more stoked! Thanks everyone, this forum is awesome!
04-15-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,919
Posted By gearbasher

Here you go. But now it's right hand drive. ...

Here you go. But now it's right hand drive.
...
02-26-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,793
Posted By crank_addict

Here's an earlier version of the XD-600 in 170mm...

Here's an earlier version of the XD-600 in 170mm used in road application. Original finish with only the silkscreen and very subtle crown logo. The 24-36-52t chain rings are not stock to the XD crank...
02-26-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,793
Posted By retrodude

Thanks I love the old Race Face as well, I...

Thanks

I love the old Race Face as well, I restored and old GT gifted to me from a friend which has one, in this case I decided to leave the patina
...
02-21-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,431
Posted By mnx58

A bit late with this! Its a beautiful bike....

A bit late with this!

Its a beautiful bike. The East Coast bike shop was East Hartford Bike Shop
135, Tolland Street
East Hartford
Connecticut

A lot of Wester Ross frames were sent to...
11-27-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,040
Posted By Wildwood

answering the call, Stevensb but i should...

answering the call, Stevensb
but i should update with pics after install of center-pull brakes, and Zeus headset. And nice Zeus hubbed wheelset from Drillium Dude
...
11-14-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,485
Posted By J.Higgins

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10-07-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,194
Posted By beicster

Any idea if they take a standard one inch stem or...

Any idea if they take a standard one inch stem or a 21.1 bmx stem? I had an older mongoose that I loved but it took the 21.1 stem.
09-02-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 24,255
Posted By Chombi1

Sometimes I find myself pausing when I compose...

Sometimes I find myself pausing when I compose replies to posts from new members new to C&V asking questions about bikes like Peugeots with Carbolite 103 or similar bikes with 1020 or 2040 high...
08-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,363
Posted By Repack Rider

How did 40 years go past so quickly?

[This was written for a non-bicycling website. I thought I would put it here too even though it over-explains a few things.]

It was just 40 years ago, late summer of 1979.

For a couple of...
08-05-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,389
Posted By randyjawa

The shifters worked out just great. Once again,...

The shifters worked out just great. Once again, Bike Forum people come to the rescue......
03-02-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,221
Posted By squirtdad

too big for me.......but so nice.......I think I...

too big for me.......but so nice.......I think I am glad because this result in N+1 tooo much
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