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03-29-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,170
Posted By ClydeClydeson

A 2lb difference in overall weight of a bike is...

A 2lb difference in overall weight of a bike is of little importance.
03-26-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,967
Posted By pdlamb

Some of us won't run out of tubes until we run...

Some of us won't run out of tubes until we run out of patches and glue.
03-23-21, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By starkmojo

New Clyde Bike Jamis Coda 61cn

Got my new bike after many years of wanting one. 2021 Jamis Renegade S3. Just finished the upgrades to make it work best for me. Including: New seat, 140mm stem, fenders (Oregon) bottle cages, rack,...
03-11-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By aceves

My 1981 Casati Gold Line. Full Campagnolo group....

My 1981 Casati Gold Line. Full Campagnolo group. More a maroon than a brown color, but I still wanted to contribute to this thread. :D

aceves

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03-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By orcas island

One of each: ...

One of each:

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Nearly finished 1973 Gitane TDF
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03-11-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By merziac

That is a beautiful bike, just stunning! Tx...

That is a beautiful bike, just stunning!

Tx for sharing. :thumb:

Thread, more picks?
03-11-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By Sir_Name

This one has popped up here once or twice already...

This one has popped up here once or twice already over the past few years. Hereís its latest outfit.
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03-08-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By polymorphself

I donít have one of my own but Brian Chapman just...

I donít have one of my own but Brian Chapman just posted photos of his newest creation on Instagram and I canít stop looking at it. It also fits this thread.

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03-08-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By easyupbug

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03-08-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By JaccoW

Gold bikes you say? Time for the Grand Tourist to...

Gold bikes you say? Time for the Grand Tourist to shine!

http://i.imgur.com/TIC7pl7.jpg (https://imgur.com/TIC7pl7)
http://i.imgur.com/yizXlwF.jpg (https://imgur.com/yizXlwF)...
03-08-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By Dfrost

The 1976 65cm Masi GC that my wife found as a...

The 1976 65cm Masi GC that my wife found as a frame/fork to replace the (too small) 60cm ‘72 (also champagne) from my brief racing days back then. Unlike the earlier one that was awesome everywhere,...
03-08-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By ascherer

Built up for my son last summer. He named it...

Built up for my son last summer. He named it Sarsaparilla.

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03-04-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By capnjonny

Ital...

Ital https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3087_9bb3624f0491945dc436380bcd31c2bf3b9c5fb3.jpg...
03-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By jamesj

I call him "Coffee" ...

I call him "Coffee"

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03-03-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By noglider

I honestly cannot figure out why these threads...

I honestly cannot figure out why these threads produce some of the best bike pictures. That Mercian tandem is really special.
03-03-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By BFisher

I like these threads. When I brought this bike...

I like these threads. When I brought this bike home, the first thing my 12 year old son said was, "Why's it have to be so brown?" Made me laugh....
03-03-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By CriticalThought

Killer Golden Mercian Tandem & Funky Follis

I didn't have time to take nicer photos to highlight the gold Mercian and brown Follis. The Mercian is stunning and the gold paint suits it surprisingly well in the flesh... the Follis perhaps not...
03-03-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By mtbikerjohn

The only brown bike I've ever owned...Late '90's...

The only brown bike I've ever owned...Late '90's Curtlo Mountaineer...miss this one alot..John...
03-02-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By non-fixie

A couple of rebranded Viner frames. A...

A couple of rebranded Viner frames.

A Bontekoe-branded Viner. Bontekoe is a famous shop in The Hague, founded in the early 1920's by track racer and local hero Gerrit Bontekoe, and currently...
03-02-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By mech986

I posted this before in 2018 but this was my 1972...

I posted this before in 2018 but this was my 1972 Italvega Super Speciale as ridden at Eroica California 2018 and shown here in October 2019 in Signal Hill, CA. Changed out the gearing, added a long...
03-01-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

What about proto-brown/gold bikes? 1979-ish...

What about proto-brown/gold bikes?

1979-ish (1978-1980 per geometry and frame outfitting--came only as a frameset to me recently) Trek 510 in 25.5" in their rare (and beautiful) Chestnut color....
03-01-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By tpadul

1984 Sekai 5000 Superbe

I picked up this beautiful 1984 Sekai 5000 Superbe in the summer and still have to put new bar tape on it and it needs a tune up and new tires
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03-01-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 20,267
Posted By DQRider

Here you go: https://i.imgur.com/Eqfcsmn.png ...

Here you go:
https://i.imgur.com/Eqfcsmn.png

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

Some of you may have seen this 531-frame Dawes Ranger.

But here's a bike I am currently building into a comfy...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-20-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,303
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is some general painting advice. Painting is...

Here is some general painting advice. Painting is mostly a lot of prep work compared to the time in the spray booth. It should be called sanding rather than painting. Liquid paint is really...
02-14-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,850
Posted By northernjeep

And my experiment with a fat delta. First picture...

And my experiment with a fat delta. First picture is without a body, next pic I added a blue coro body This one used a 750 watt BBSO2 mid drive. With the body I found it to be quite hot to pedal....
01-26-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 386,712
Posted By woodcraft

Here's a few: Motor casing to hold tools. ...

Here's a few:

Motor casing to hold tools. Larger one is from a garbage disposal. Not everyone likes this as it magnetizes the tools a bit.
...
01-24-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,853
Posted By Darth Lefty

Really! Who knew Nancy Kerrigan could take a hit...

Really! Who knew Nancy Kerrigan could take a hit like that and keep going?
01-24-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,797
Posted By indyfabz

These shoes are the same size as my previous...

These shoes are the same size as my previous Shimano shoes and fit just as well. Iím not Asian/Japanese. Must be you.

...
Forum: Framebuilders
01-21-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,306
Posted By Doug Fattic

Make your own fitting bike

The purpose of this subject thread is to post a design of a stationary fitting bike that someone can make in case they don’t have something like that now. Commercial ones are cooler and easier to use...
01-19-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 974
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I would not trust the tire to be a good...

I would not trust the tire to be a good "foundation" for the straight edge.
Deflate the tire and use the rim.
01-09-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,556
Posted By HD3andMe

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12-31-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By cyccommute

Thereís more hype than substance to ďstate of the...

Thereís more hype than substance to ďstate of the artĒ. If you are competing at a high level, having all the latest and greatest doodad and geegaw might make a difference in a race. But you arenít...
12-29-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,332
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Posted By rsbob

Wildwood, since you can’t divorce them, friends...

Wildwood, since you can’t divorce them, friends and family apparently need to be kindly reminded that age is only a state of mind. Keeping mentally and physically active easily removes years if not...
12-29-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,043
Posted By cyccommute

I have seen a difference, in real time. My local...

I have seen a difference, in real time. My local co-op provides a patching station for no charge (donations are always willing accepted). For most of the 10 years I’ve been at the co-op, they used...
12-27-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,043
Posted By cyccommute

A patch using the proper patch kit will fuse to...

A patch using the proper patch kit will fuse to the rubber. In my experience there is only one patch kit that works that way...Rema TipTop. Anything else is just rubber cement and a bit of rubber...
12-27-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,043
Posted By davidad

Be surre to replace the cap or the tip of the...

Be surre to replace the cap or the tip of the valve may fret a new hole into the tube. Don't ask me how I know that.
12-27-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By cyccommute

The “slightly obsolete rim brake” comment may...

The “slightly obsolete rim brake” comment may have been in reference hub mounted disc vs rim brakes. I would disagree. Rim brakes from a 15 year old bike aren’t “obsolete” in any way. There really...
12-27-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I lube the CK top races and slightly bevel the...

I lube the CK top races and slightly bevel the steerer top end on the bunch I've installed. I also "work" the race on the steerer with some slight twisting and rocking. I have seen the "O" ring cut...
12-26-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By nel e nel

I just remember turn to the rear wheel to loosen,...

I just remember turn to the rear wheel to loosen, front wheel to tighten.
12-24-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 386,712
Posted By capnjonny

I often repaint bikes. I take off whatever chain...

I often repaint bikes. I take off whatever chain stay protector is there if it is chewed up. Most are made of some kind of tape. On the Fuji I just finished I was trying to think of something I...
12-23-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By blacknbluebikes

bah. humbug. that's what I'm seeing. forget...

bah. humbug. that's what I'm seeing. forget that! sure, you've got good stuff, and I'm sure you appreciate what you've got. Ah... we're talking bikes here, and MORE IS BETTER. figure out your...
12-22-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By dsbrantjr

Try shifting by pulling on the exposed shift...

Try shifting by pulling on the exposed shift cable instead of by using the shifter. This will take shifter issues out of the equation.
12-21-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,361
Posted By pdlamb

Just take what you've got and go ride it. Riding...

Just take what you've got and go ride it. Riding the bike you've got is far less expensive, and far more fun, than obsessing over the latest marketing (except, perhaps, late at night or when the...
12-20-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Crankycrank

If the nut is spinning then you just need to snug...

If the nut is spinning then you just need to snug up the nut in the frame. Here is one of many videos explaining how to do it with no special tools. Make sure not to use too much force. Only enough...
11-18-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4,964
Views: 3,488,706
Posted By bwilli88

A Japanese market bike with a name of Maxwell,...

A Japanese market bike with a name of Maxwell, makes for a nice bike...
11-11-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By pakossa

Interesting. Maybe I will try that. Thing is,...

Interesting. Maybe I will try that. Thing is, that doesn't do me any good when I get a flat 30 miles from home . . .
10-08-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4,964
Views: 3,488,706
Posted By pcons713

My converted mid-90s Giant Chaos MTB. Decent...

My converted mid-90s Giant Chaos MTB. Decent frame with double butted tubes including stays and a threadless headset. I used MicroShift / MicroNew 3x7 shifters to match the original Deore LX...
10-06-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,240
Posted By Badger6

A little extra will always matter...we've got...

A little extra will always matter...we've got crap roads here in Belgium, too (not all, but many), as well as a fair amount of cobblestone and pavť. I've ridden 28, 30, 32 across all of this. Bigger...
10-02-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,831
Posted By indyfabz

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09-08-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 27,966
Posted By Patson

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