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06-26-22, 12:31 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,211
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first...

Just picked this '85 Voyageur SP (my first Voyageur in a long line of Schwinns, and a SP, which I'd really hoped for) and am absolutely enamored with it! Bike is MINT, albeit dusty (doesn't show in...
06-18-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,382
Posted By dualresponse

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1985 Schwinn Cimarron all dolled up. Funnest bike ever. Not the fastest.....
Forum: Touring
06-17-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 824
Posted By garryg

i do not understand why some folks try to...

i do not understand why some folks try to dissuade people from buying an actual touring bike when they are interested in touring. i think in life having the right tool for the job makes more sense....
06-04-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 941
Views: 267,382
Posted By Lbxpdx

My 91 TREK 990. ...

My 91 TREK 990.


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05-29-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,806
Posted By ReeferRoads

The overwhelming majority of Americans think...

The overwhelming majority of Americans think public transport is for poor people.
05-29-22, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By sjanzeir

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Dalia gave birth to three little cuties late Friday night....
05-27-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,095
Posted By Leisesturm

SMH. What part of "if we don't get seriously...

SMH. What part of "if we don't get seriously disinvested in car culture we are all going to DIE and SOON don't you all (most of you) understand? This isn't some idle conundrum that is being debated....
05-25-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By billnuke1

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I caught this image just as I was leaving the house...
05-24-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By hzqw2l

1971 Super Course

1971. As found. Needs a cleaning but complete for $40.

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05-24-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By juvela

----- ;) ...have you ever considered...

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;)

...have you ever considered the possibility that she may have good taste?!?! :D


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05-24-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By BFisher

My '73. Freshened up the TA crank with some V/O...

My '73. Freshened up the TA crank with some V/O hardware and a bit of Mothers polish, and installed a nice pair of Conti GP Classics. Weighs ≈23 lbs. as shown. Not bad for a Super Course....
05-17-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By sweeks

Hahaha! This! I changed my mountain bike to...

Hahaha! This!
I changed my mountain bike to trekking bars a couple years ago, and liked the result (since I don't do serious off-road stuff anymore). There are more hand positions, which helps not...
05-06-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,640
Posted By rumrunn6

yup sometimes you gotta let the truck pass....

yup sometimes you gotta let the truck pass. wasn't using a mirror but I heard it coming & it sounded big. since the road was so narrow, I just bailed to let it by
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Replies: 18
Views: 1,079
Posted By crobertrose

FInished the project a couple of months ago....

FInished the project a couple of months ago. Here's a few finished pictures just for fun.......
05-06-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,640
Posted By Chuck M

I'd like say I would avoid the finger because I'm...

I'd like say I would avoid the finger because I'm not that base, but that is not the truth. Where I am, I don't want to run the risk of further frustrating a methamphetamine maddened motorist even...
05-01-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By big chainring

I have a friend that has a huge collection of...

I have a friend that has a huge collection of bikes. He likes original condition, original parts, no mods kind of bikes. I sent the link for this bike to him. I said it looked like it just beeded a...
04-27-22, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By 52telecaster

I love the contrasting head tube. So classy.

I love the contrasting head tube. So classy.
04-26-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By jimijames

Does anyone have a spare Super Course fork by any...

Does anyone have a spare Super Course fork by any chance? I just noticed while refurbishing my frameset that fork steerer is cracked...:cry:...
04-26-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,797
Posted By beng1

I would worry about myself if I needed any new...

I would worry about myself if I needed any new technology or what is fashionable to enjoy cycling. I enjoyed riding my Marin MTB a lot when I bought it 25 years ago, and just as much now, and there...
04-24-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By bironi

cats and dogs

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04-24-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,996
Posted By TakingMyTime

I think one of the things that you have to be...

I think one of the things that you have to be willing to accept and understand is that any change is going to take time. Don't expect to go from your current state into one of retirement bliss...
04-19-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 3,204
Posted By debade

The research I have seen suggests sidewalk...

The research I have seen suggests
sidewalk riding is more dangerous than road biking, especially at intersections. So as a general rule, I ride on streets and take the lane if needed. For one of my...
04-19-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,708
Posted By ColonelSanders

Hey Einstein :thumb:

Hey Einstein :thumb:
04-19-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By juvela

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that train is about to run out of track

oops! looks like...
04-19-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By TugaDude

In all seriousness, thanks to everyone who has...

In all seriousness, thanks to everyone who has participated in this thread. As a lifelong cat lover it really warms my heart. These animals are so worthy of our love and our care and it is cool...
04-15-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By KenCT

We had to put our 4 year old cat down last...

We had to put our 4 year old cat down last summer, herniated diaphragm which was most likely a congenital problem. Our dog Izzy seemed depressed afterward. A few months later my daughter brought...
04-13-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 341,475
Posted By Germany_chris

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Here’s grumpy tugging my wife’s heart strings..
Forum: Touring
04-11-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,391
Posted By saddlesores

boys and girls, this is not rocket surgery. ...

boys and girls, this is not rocket surgery.
it's riding a bicycle. been done by unskilled labor for centuries.
don't make it more complicated than it is, which isn't a lot.
don't worry about what...
04-11-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,095
Posted By Harhir

I grew up in Europe and have lived in the US for...

I grew up in Europe and have lived in the US for the past 20 years. The US is a car based culture and I am not sure it will ever change. I am living here in the DFW area which is THE or one of the...
04-11-22, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a capella supercourse and I'll just say it...

I have a capella supercourse and I'll just say it rides great.
04-10-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2,126
Views: 450,764
Posted By jimijames

Geometry of Super Courses Mark.1

Hello,

I had a chance to compare different frames of Earlier Super Courses with Nervex lugs ('72 I believe) to a Capella lugged Super Course. Both frame were same size. But I noticed that Seat...
04-07-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,797
Posted By 63rickert

Fully sealed drive train was produced by Sunbeam...

Fully sealed drive train was produced by Sunbeam 100 years ago. Chain ran in an oil bath. Sunbeams were the most expensive English bike made. Many originals still exist, a few remain in use, the oil...
Forum: Foo
04-06-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,242
Views: 1,731,627
Posted By ahsposo

OMG! A BMW Fiero!

OMG! A BMW Fiero!
04-01-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,996
Posted By jon c.

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but...

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but if we could go back and change anything then everything subsequent in our lives would change. Perhaps not for the better. So I'm happy enough to...
03-31-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,964
Posted By Road Fan

As a much younger person I too scoffed at toe...

As a much younger person I too scoffed at toe overlap, or at least didn't consider it a problem. Perhaps my intuitive coordination was so good I always cleared my foot from the wheel. But in more...
03-30-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,361
Views: 3,247,934
Posted By fvernon

Here's a recent iteration of my '89 Stumpjumper...

Here's a recent iteration of my '89 Stumpjumper Comp, though a few changes since I took this pic:...
03-30-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 91,211
Posted By polymorphself

This is awesome, I think every Voyageur from the...

This is awesome, I think every Voyageur from the early 80s to 91 looks awesome thanks to their colors and decal choices. Just classy. Mine is an 86, which I specifically sought out for the british...
03-30-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,381
Posted By work4bike

When I see videos like below it makes me want to...

When I see videos like below it makes me want to see higher gas prices. People can't see, yet they're riding around like they can. Just the other day, I had someone tailgating me, then swerved around...
03-26-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,964
Posted By 63rickert

Fredo has it right. Getting an adequate...

Fredo has it right. Getting an adequate front-center to avoid overlap is not a frame design issue at all until you want fenders and 35mm tires on a 50cm frame. (Talking level top tube sizes here. If...
03-25-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,964
Posted By 79pmooney

My Fuji Pro, a bike that fit perfectly and was...

My Fuji Pro, a bike that fit perfectly and was the best descender I ever rode had no overlap using the largest of the day toeclip and 175 cranks. So I just don't buy it that a bike has to have...
03-24-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,964
Posted By Fredo76

Yeah, toe overlap is pretty much unnecessary,...

Yeah, toe overlap is pretty much unnecessary, unsafe BS, since you can get what you want without it. I never fell over from it, but another 2 mph mix-up found me waking up in a stranger's car with a...
03-21-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 937
Posted By indyfabz

:popcorn

:popcorn
03-19-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,996
Posted By curbtender

Stealing this from another thread, but if it...

Stealing this from another thread, but if it fits. Really, what you are dealing with is the wisdom of life. Forgive yourself for not knowing better and hope you can pass on your experience to someone...
03-17-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,996
Posted By 70sSanO

Good to hear you are playing the guitar again....

Good to hear you are playing the guitar again. I've been playing off and on for over 50 years, except for the last 15. That is when I discovered the ukulele.

For most people it is merely a toy,...
03-12-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,635
Posted By T-Mar

Bar end shift levers also have a "telegraphing"...

Bar end shift levers also have a "telegraphing" advantage over down tube shift levers. Telegraphing a shift is the ability of other competitors to detect that a shift is going to occur before it...
03-09-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69,775
Views: 11,347,740
Posted By Jazzyg72

This screams Burning Man Festival to me though I...

This screams Burning Man Festival to me though I bet it would be stolen in a NY minute! Kind of cool for what it is though!
02-26-22, 12:29 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 259,148
Posted By rybin

Been car free my whole life. Parents didn't get...

Been car free my whole life. Parents didn't get me a car at 16 or any of that, and I never was able to afford it after that. Maybe in a couple years or so, but I'd rather just keep car free. I...
02-23-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,381
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Helmet, lights, be only where they expect you to...

Helmet, lights, be only where they expect you to be, follow the rules of the road just like a car, assume you are invisible.
Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8,242
Views: 1,731,627
Posted By Desert Ryder

What's in my garage now. 89 Mustang GT 5.0 and...

What's in my garage now.
89 Mustang GT 5.0 and 70 Camaro
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Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 8,242
Views: 1,731,627
Posted By Desert Ryder

Growing up, A few cars I always lusted for BMW...

Growing up, A few cars I always lusted for
BMW 635 CSI
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Renault Turbo 5...
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