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04-15-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 517
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I think for most people it's pretty hard to tell...

I think for most people it's pretty hard to tell the difference, but tbh neither is as good as Retrospec.
04-15-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Lazyass

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first...

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first road bike I got in '87 was an '84 Peugeot PX10 with the stock tubulars. My uncle was into cycling and he gave me that bike and taught me how to glue and...
03-13-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By bykemike

First ride on my Taylor track frame, set up 48/16...

First ride on my Taylor track frame, set up 48/16 with a White freewheel. Built it up with conventional components to see what this frame is like to ride before I go and sink $$ in wheels and other...
03-07-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By bro

Welp here's my Bridgestone ...

Welp here's my Bridgestone
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03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
02-28-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By abshipp

Last night I got my first ride on this since...

Last night I got my first ride on this since early December 2020. I had forgotten how smooth this one rides, plus the 44x17 gearing is so chill.
...
02-06-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,080
Posted By oouellette

My 1986 Madison

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01-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,495
Posted By franswa

Sold it

Not remorseful really but just miss looking at it. I’ll have another singles speed at some point I’m sure.

...
01-02-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Gsichta

This is a thread-on cog for coaster brake hub....

This is a thread-on cog for coaster brake hub. American coaster brake (and some fixed) hubs used this style on 28” singletube and 26” ballooner bikes from about 1910ish - 1950s. Manufacturers like...
12-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By PIFFLE

next iteration...

Updated the Big Block gravel build after couple months on Sacramento's river trails:

Swapped:
SRAM PC-1 chain, 2x Roubaix 700x32 tires, Zipp Service Course 70 XPLR drop bar, Yoshida Champ Best...
12-13-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By Vonruden

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell...

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell Quickbeam, Chapman cycles 650b Townie, Nagasawa special


...
12-05-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By bro

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the...

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the current whip... It's sparkly. Needs proper outdoor pics...
wheelset, crankset, frame protector, chain and cog/lockring from retrogression
edit - better...
11-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,135
Posted By Zeuloa

Here’s mine! -Mineral gray color ...

Here’s mine!

-Mineral gray color

-Velocity A23 wheels (they were out of stock of Wabi wheels)

-Wabi leather tape (Not too happy with this option, too thin and seems low quality, for a bit...
10-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By JJScaliger

Bates flip flop

Here's my semi-period correct 1948 Bates with a flip flop wheelset.

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09-14-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By abshipp

Fall is coming. Time for fenders: ...

Fall is coming.

Time for fenders:

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09-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By rustystrings61

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos...

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos Eno 17/19T freewheel on the alternate side - but the other week I restored my 2002 Mercian Vincitore to the configuration I’ve used the most, 16T and...
09-05-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By guy153

All steel (used in bike frames anyway) has the...

All steel (used in bike frames anyway) has the same material stiffness. Because chromo is stronger you can use thinner tubes and so usually end up with a less stiff frame. You can compensate by going...
08-29-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By TugaDude

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08-29-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By TugaDude

I have converted several bikes, none of which I'd...

I have converted several bikes, none of which I'd considered "ghetto-rigged" and the cost in each case was either zero or close to it. I fail to see the problem unless you choose a poor candidate to...
08-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,767
Posted By Senrab62

Ride it with standard components until they wear...

Ride it with standard components until they wear out. Then look into a new complete bike with higher quality frame or to do a build based off of a higher quality frame.

When it comes to hi-ten,...
07-09-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,120
Posted By Scrodzilla

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a...

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a while back about sourcing wheelsets from us to sell on your site (which was kinda weird), I have no idea who you are. However, it was painfully...
07-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) 1970 Peugeot PX-10E...I was 15 years old when I...
06-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,433
Posted By Scrodzilla

This usually does the trick: ...

This usually does the trick:

https://www.vartools.com/en/chainring-nut-screwdriver-var-p409.php
05-08-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,993
Posted By TMonk

On my SS bikes, I like: 42/15 or 42/17t road...

On my SS bikes, I like:

42/15 or 42/17t road
51/15t track (outdoor)

Even 48/16 is much higher than I'd want to go on the road. I'm also a 2019 (Ca) state champ in the TTT (team time trial) so...
04-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By Scrodzilla

It's amazing how many people do this without...

It's amazing how many people do this without actually thinking about the simple physics of it and end up with ruined bottom brackets and/or crank arms. No spacers on Omniums, ever.

Because the non...
02-06-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,591
Posted By Velognome

Bought a vintage British frame because it was...

Bought a vintage British frame because it was beautiful. It was Road/Path. Built it up, and got hooked on riding fixed gear, never looked back.
...
01-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,905
Posted By Scrodzilla

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.
01-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 90,964
Posted By Scrodzilla

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,549
Posted By wabi_damon

Hey, my goal was to make sure both sides were...

Hey, my goal was to make sure both sides were told. While our accounts were similar, there were things stated by you and interpreted by other others that I felt were mischaracterized. Some of that...
06-25-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,549
Posted By wabi_damon

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to...

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to this thread and to the OP. There were some things stated or assumed that are mischaracterized.


1. Yes, we sent a frame out without water bottle...
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