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10-21-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Stickers66

scarlson you are awesome! I never thought the...

scarlson you are awesome! I never thought the center parts of the pulleys were removable bearing cones - and yup, a couple of 13mm wrenches and I was able to pull the threaded center cone from the...
10-21-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 407
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tand...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-ftKcnWw/0/eaa90025/XL/_MG_5607-XL.jpg

Brent
10-20-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By genejockey

My approach is to buy enough bikes so that even...

My approach is to buy enough bikes so that even if I ride a lot, I don't ride any one bike all that much, so the parts on each one last a long time.
10-20-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 581
Posted By squirtdad

will come visit when I need parts :)

will come visit when I need parts :)
10-20-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 631
Posted By fixieskidder

Thread dredge, but I was looking to replace the...

Thread dredge, but I was looking to replace the gauge on my old Pista and didn't want to pay Silca prices.
I can confirm that the thread on mine is indeed 1/8 NPT (G1/8)
I just went for the...
10-18-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By merziac

I'm getting a kink in my neck just trying to...

I'm getting a kink in my neck just trying to visualize the pivots trying to actuate, especially under load, at speed on any rough going.:wtf:
10-18-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By gugie

Nice build! Red boxlining would be special on...

Nice build! Red boxlining would be special on this bike, if you want to try that.
10-17-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 194
Posted By pstake

Mystery French gravel conversion

A recent build I did for a gravel-comfortable, around-town racer. I tried to keep it mostly French. The cassette uses the first 8 cogs from a modern 11-speed mountain bike cassette. 11 speed VO 50.4...
10-14-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,120
Posted By 52telecaster

My experience as well. Except old ladies with...

My experience as well. Except old ladies with walkers push me pretty hard all year round.
10-14-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,120
Posted By nlerner

I agree that studded tires kinda suck. I actually...

I agree that studded tires kinda suck. I actually haven’t used them much at all in the last several years because it seems winter temps have risen a bit and, as you know, they salt the cr@p out of...
10-14-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,120
Posted By 52telecaster

You speak the truth about studded tires but they...

You speak the truth about studded tires but they were my only safe choice some parts of the year. I hated putting them on but I knew I needed to. There were times I got off the bike only to slip and...
10-14-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,120
Posted By jamesdak

I will point out that when getting my bike I...

I will point out that when getting my bike I purposely chose the upgraded roller brakes for improved cooling even though I don't think I'll have an issue. Just pointing out that there are various...
10-13-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By SurferRosa

Spread the fork.

Spread the fork.
10-13-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By MauriceMoss

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10-12-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 581
Posted By gugie

I think it's another bike.

I think it's another bike.
10-11-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 541
Posted By ThermionicScott

I feel like this bike wouldn't pass a drug test...

I feel like this bike wouldn't pass a drug test...
10-08-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By Markeologist

So I posted this on the general Ritchey thread...

So I posted this on the general Ritchey thread but belongs here…looks like my Ritchey tandem was owned by the late Owen Mulholland, renowned cycling scribe and racer. Here is pic of Owen with his...
10-06-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,574
Posted By P!N20

Someone must have a disk brake they can take a...

Someone must have a disk brake they can take a photo of...
10-05-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 766
Posted By P!N20

There's most likely a baguette stuffed inside the...

There's most likely a baguette stuffed inside the bottom bracket shell.
10-04-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 401
Posted By gugie

Except when you've ridden 80 miles on a loaded...

Except when you've ridden 80 miles on a loaded tour, tired, sun's going down, and, yeah, it's worth the effort.

ymmv
09-30-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,763
Posted By steelbikeguy

hmm..... that bears a certain resemblance to a...

hmm..... that bears a certain resemblance to a Michelin that developed a bulge, and then the tube found its way around the layers of cords and blew out.
It appeared to me that the layers of cords...
09-30-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,763
Posted By leftthread

A riding buddy wants to part company with his Le...

A riding buddy wants to part company with his Le Tour, so I offered to clean it up. Early on he had the original crank upgraded, so I suggested I put the original back on. The pull was a first gen...
09-29-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By MauriceMoss

That's a nice find Tedbaz . I agree with...

That's a nice find Tedbaz .

I agree with most comments here - I think it's the work of a small builder. It also looks as if it may have had some work done post-production.
And, as rustystrings61...
09-28-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
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Views: 686
Posted By squirtdad

, reread first post, seems a stream of...

, reread first post, seems a stream of consciousness releabillnuke1 , go for it, tough time for you, ride a bike for the smile/escape/destress you are not the first to share and won't be the...
09-28-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,027
Posted By genejockey

Q: How do you make a small fortune in vintage...

Q: How do you make a small fortune in vintage bikes?

A: Start with a large fortune.
09-28-21, 08:00 AM
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Posted By Phil_gretz

"Opening soon, the doors of perception. ...

"Opening soon, the doors of perception. Beware!"
09-26-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,032
Posted By The Golden Boy

Back in spring I'd seen a thread about breaking a...

Back in spring I'd seen a thread about breaking a seat post binder bolt- I specifically remember thinking to myself "who the hell breaks a seat post binder bolt?"

And within a week I broke a seat...
09-26-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By SurferRosa

Yet another reason to avoid Gatorskins.

Yet another reason to avoid Gatorskins.
09-26-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,662
Posted By Bianchigirll

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09-25-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By nlerner

Call off the search! I decided to go with a...

Call off the search! I decided to go with a Shimano dynohub that I had in the bin. Seems a decent match to the rear two-speed coaster I’m eager to try.
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09-24-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,662
Posted By nlerner

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09-24-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By gugie

There's no need to remove internal rust if you're...

There's no need to remove internal rust if you're going to treat the insides with some lotion or potion. What the lotions and potions do is create an oxygen barrier, which will stop any further rust....
09-21-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By nlerner

Just leave it off. No one uses a rear brake...

Just leave it off. No one uses a rear brake anyway. It’s just for show.
09-21-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 753
Posted By thook

something lesser, yeah. i've done it. it didn't...

something lesser, yeah. i've done it. it didn't look great as that metal is quite hard to drill. it worked, though. but, that masi...i'd just run nutted brakes front and rear. OR...you could do a...
09-21-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,197
Posted By degan

As much as I like bike art I'm currently going...

As much as I like bike art I'm currently going for a more utilitarian set up, so no art or wicker furniture yet. Mostly because the PO did a number on the interior to the point where I had to...
09-21-21, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By 52telecaster

Pics are needed but mainly it's good you are ok.

Pics are needed but mainly it's good you are ok.
09-20-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7,268
Views: 731,401
Posted By ascherer

Thanks. Crust says 74, and I believe them:...

Thanks. Crust says 74, and I believe them: https://crustbikes.com/products/sun-xcd-exceed-crankset
09-19-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,605
Views: 471,763
Posted By dddd

Had to really scramble to get this one repaired...

Had to really scramble to get this one repaired in time for this year's Bicycle-Quarterly Un-meeting on Mt. Tam, which went down on Friday.

Found a crack in the fillet braze on top of the bb...
09-19-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 712
Posted By ThermionicScott

Does the crankset have to be new? If you don't...

Does the crankset have to be new? If you don't have special needs when it comes to chainring sizes, you could get a lot more value for your $200 with an older Sugino/Sakae/Shimano 110mm BCD double.
...
09-18-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm sure that my JT was done by brush, it has...

I'm sure that my JT was done by brush, it has fats and skinnies on the box lines.

I was able to find some time yesterday and was able to clean and grease the headset. The HS grease was getting...
09-13-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,260
Posted By genejockey

That's my perception, and that's a lot of why...

That's my perception, and that's a lot of why there may be fewer C&V with tan sidewalls, because demand has made the tan sidewall versions more expensive. Every time I've looked at discounts on good...
09-13-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,260
Posted By nlerner

You people really lack imagination. ...

You people really lack imagination.
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09-12-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By davester

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so...

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
09-11-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Drillium Dude

His tag reads: "Pedaling for the Lord!"; methinks...

His tag reads: "Pedaling for the Lord!"; methinks it would be more accurate if it read: "Trolling 'cause I'm Bored". :rolleyes:

DD
09-11-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By clubman

I did that way back but people keep quoting him...

I did that way back but people keep quoting him and I still see his pearls of wisdom.
And I paraphrase, 'Everytime onyerleft posts something, an angel dies'
Trolling for the Lord indeed, just sayin'
09-11-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By Mr. 66

That's the fact Jack

Today's find at the "warehouse" 1972ish Jack Taylor unattended for years, left in an unheated storage my newest crusty critter. Campy, Stronglight, 3ttt, high flange, 5 speed, 144 bcd 175 strada,...
09-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Mr. 66

I concur. ...

I concur.
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09-11-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By droppedandlost

Cino Piccolino

Pre-ride meeting, pretty quiet. The others must still be sleeping.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/meeting_10f0df28e53dbb5872e7813b6699031df9403521.jpg
Top of first...
09-11-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Welshboy

Clever that. Thanks for posting!

Clever that. Thanks for posting!
09-10-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By RustyJames

“An all expense paid trip to Bermuda!!” I won’t...

“An all expense paid trip to Bermuda!!” I won’t be paying your expenses but it’s available…😇
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