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04-23-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 10,104
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Yes! I was just thinking about this and wondering...

Yes! I was just thinking about this and wondering when it was happening again, will get in the shed tomorrow and sort some possibilities.
This thread is always a lot of fun
12-25-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Wow, I had forgotten about this completely! Thank...

Wow, I had forgotten about this completely! Thank you for a trip down memory lane.
12-24-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Merry Xmas

A very Merry Xmas to all from New Zealand.
I hope everyone gets some riding or wrenching time in over the holiday period.
05-17-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,632
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Judging by the bosses on the headtube it’s...

Judging by the bosses on the headtube it’s definitely a Marin Team Issue circa 93-95, I have just sold one.
05-14-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,312
Posted By Bicycle Addict

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Great threads these ones.
My bench was free, re...
04-11-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 50,070
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Excellent, I love this challenge, time to buy...

Excellent, I love this challenge, time to buy something!
03-06-19, 01:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,034
Posted By Bicycle Addict

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Most of my tool are now on here
I use a tool...
09-03-18, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Bicycle Addict

My Falcon Olympic has wrap around seat stays as...

My Falcon Olympic has wrap around seat stays as does my Carlton Corsa 5 frame and a mates Raleigh all hi ten steel
07-21-18, 06:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,790
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Ive said it before, and will probably say it...

Ive said it before, and will probably say it again, I just love that Legnano.
07-17-18, 12:35 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

The subdued light really makes the bike pop,...

The subdued light really makes the bike pop, loving the pic
07-16-18, 05:47 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Hi fleslider, only pics I have are not terribly...

Hi fleslider, only pics I have are not terribly clear,...
07-14-18, 07:33 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

(Being from New Zealand my budget is as of today...

(Being from New Zealand my budget is as of today 15/7/2018 is to be $147nz converted from $100usd via Themoneyconverter.com)
So I will enter the GT MTB I picked up on holiday a week ago, I bought it...
07-09-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Thats my memory of it Narhay Rack and Bags...

Thats my memory of it Narhay
Rack and Bags could be added, I was doing a bit of shopping on my 2017 entry.
07-08-18, 01:36 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Ok, so 100 days from initial post date? Awesome....

Ok, so 100 days from initial post date? Awesome. I just got a parts lot with a late 80s NZ marquee MTB frame fork, $10 NZD for 5 “bikes” farames etc
07-07-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

😂I am undecided as to what I would enter . ....

😂I am undecided as to what I would enter . . .*pauses typing to bring up latest listings on a local auction site.
Narhay, when is close off date for entry?
07-06-18, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,505
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Your tool breakages are not included in the...

Your tool breakages are not included in the challenge as costs, essentially its parts, freight etc
07-06-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

So as I see it I have a few options. 1) Trek...

So as I see it I have a few options.
1) Trek 800 MTB Free of the side off the road, had a broken rear axle that I replaced out of a junk wheel(now disposed of)
2) Ladies frame Unmarked, Free off...
07-05-18, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Bicycle Addict

��Lazy? Na. I am stoked as junky bikes is my...

��Lazy? Na. I am stoked as junky bikes is my favourite thing, love building stuff that looks like crap yet rides very well, the Clunker challenge encompasses that totally.
Funnier still I got a...
07-05-18, 05:13 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 19,827
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Lovely workshops on show, thanks Thinman for...

Lovely workshops on show, thanks Thinman for starting the thread, mine is most of the underneath of our house but very damp, I have my tools on a piece of plywood(hate pegboard personally, prefer to...
07-05-18, 04:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Bicycle Addict

So funny I ask Narhay whether it’s time yet, then...

So funny I ask Narhay whether it’s time yet, then bang not even 24 hrs later we are up and running again!
07-05-18, 03:56 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

lol I had almost forgotten Bigbird!

lol I had almost forgotten Bigbird!
07-05-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

If your signature is anything to go by LC sanity...

If your signature is anything to go by LC sanity went long ago! 😂
07-05-18, 12:03 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Lol, yes it certainly does

Lol, yes it certainly does
07-04-18, 03:12 AM
Replies: 8,133
Views: 2,549,600
Posted By Bicycle Addict

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Original photo from auction
Got a New Zealand...
07-04-18, 03:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,504
Posted By Bicycle Addict

@TheSubaruLovah, I live in New Zealand so freight...

@TheSubaruLovah, I live in New Zealand so freight would kill any good value type bikes.
07-04-18, 01:59 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 39,549
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Great! I have just picked up a few cheapies,...

Great!
I have just picked up a few cheapies, will load some photos in 2 days when back from Holiday, While on holiday I have picked up 4 bikes that I had previously purchased, funny as I have just...
07-03-18, 03:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,007
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Is it time for another Clunker 100 type build off yet?

Hey all, really love these build offs, got a few bikes lately that would work perfectly for these Junker type challenges.
So Narhay, is it that time again? Who, if anyone is keen?
04-29-18, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,968
Posted By Bicycle Addict

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01-25-18, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,968
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Anybody else here like a good Junker?

Now while there are some stunning bikes on here, I am more into the Junkers, the wet weather commuters, the pub bikes, the lock up outside a mall and don’t worry about it type bikes.
11-17-17, 05:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,283
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Park tools shallow B.B. removers bolted in with...

Park tools shallow B.B. removers bolted in with my 32 mm ring spanner has saved a lot of struggle and some skinned knuckles!
A cheater bar also for BB’s.
I am surprised no one has mentioned the 3...
11-17-17, 05:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,283
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Gluten allergy here too, a nice red wine for me. ...

Gluten allergy here too, a nice red wine for me.

As far as tools go, cable cutter, I have a Park tools on but Knipex win hands down, my Bottom Bracket tap is def my fav tool though, replaced the...
11-07-17, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,592
Posted By Bicycle Addict

“And it's done. Not too happy with the tune...

“And it's done. Not too happy with the tune because the alignment of the cogs and rear gears are off. When in small front/small rear the chain is rubbing on the center cog. All good with the other...
10-01-17, 06:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Yes! I am not a weirdo! Or . . at least the only...

Yes! I am not a weirdo! Or . . at least the only one.
I have just come back up from the shed, it is 1.25am.

I just like this time of night, always have.
09-30-17, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,961
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Are you a late night bike builder?

As the title says, I build after my family are asleep, only on days where I don't have work the next day!
But, I know everyone in the house is content, I come down to the shed at midnight ish and...
08-07-17, 02:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,443
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Old British lightweight, and a nice one. A club...

Old British lightweight, and a nice one.
A club cycle, for weekend touring etc.
Check out this video, its great.
https://youtu.be/QPkT0paGEnQ
08-03-17, 03:33 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,221
Posted By Bicycle Addict

So, I got the Raleigh Arena mocked up enough to...

So, I got the Raleigh Arena mocked up enough to ride down the road, and it is too tall and the too short in the top tube, changed out the stem and it still wasn't right.
So I am going with my...
07-29-17, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By Bicycle Addict

A lot of pedals don't have the threading, simply...

A lot of pedals don't have the threading, simply go to your local Lowes or the like and get some bolts washers and nuts and you are away laughing.

Paul
07-23-17, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,235
Posted By Bicycle Addict

A nice bike to be sure, although the BB cluster...

A nice bike to be sure, although the BB cluster inside doesn't resembled something bespoke to me.
A lovely looking bike, glad to hear the ride suits you too.
07-23-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By Bicycle Addict

All of those frames , Lotus, Univega, Centurion,...

All of those frames , Lotus, Univega, Centurion, Panasonic, Takara etc, ride very well for what they are though, not a "racing" bike but definitely stable worthy as a muck around, errand type bike.
07-17-17, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,309
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Performance MTB's of the early 90's were the...

Performance MTB's of the early 90's were the first 29ers(although not called that until disc brakes here in NZ) the likes of a Trek Multitrack, Giant Innova, Schwinn Crosscut etc
07-16-17, 06:26 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,221
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Murray, my Grandfather always said, "Not the...

Murray, my Grandfather always said, "Not the sharpest tool in the shed, but probably the most used tool in the shed.
07-14-17, 07:39 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,221
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Dilemma, do I use the $15nz Tektro copies or the...

Dilemma, do I use the $15nz Tektro copies or the $5 Tektro brake levers hmmm
07-14-17, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,716
Posted By Bicycle Addict

I know they aren't always Junkers Tom, I do have...

I know they aren't always Junkers Tom, I do have a soft spot for Junkers, esp the knees rebuilt with a bit of care, yet not painted
07-13-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,716
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Show me your trash picked/junker bikes

As the title says, it may have been curbside rubbish collections or a dumpster etc, show us the POS bikes you found that turned out to be nice riders.
07-13-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,221
Posted By Bicycle Addict

You got me there, sprung, so I won't be weighing...

You got me there, sprung, so I won't be weighing both, need to get some shed time this weekend, that is if this storm lets me get my work week finished
07-13-17, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Have you considered going for a clear cable outer...

Have you considered going for a clear cable outer or Shimano Dura Ace grey?
07-13-17, 02:41 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 49,221
Posted By Bicycle Addict

Well Murray I may be a contender with this...

Well Murray I may be a contender with this Raliegh Arena weight wise! Heavy old beast that it is, will try to get it weighed as at my LBS
07-11-17, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bicycle Addict

I intend to buy some to replace some turquoise...

I intend to buy some to replace some turquoise cabling on a bike I have entered in the Clunker challenge, prob after the challenge though to keep cost down.
07-11-17, 02:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,093
Posted By Bicycle Addict

The Royale I thought was for the English/New...

The Royale I thought was for the English/New Zealand market. Which for me fits the metric bolts etc, a lot of the bolt on stuff I see in NZ is metric, even on the English assembled stuff.
07-11-17, 12:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,403
Posted By Bicycle Addict

I think the key thing to think is that a perfect...

I think the key thing to think is that a perfect match in anything against a paint colour is nigh on impossible, the cables will look great, but won't be the exact same shade, a lot of that comes...
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