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06-19-22, 07:16 AM
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Posted By thinktubes

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06-17-22, 02:05 PM
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Posted By T-Mar

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot. ...

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot.

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06-06-22, 09:56 PM
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Posted By davester

Molten Speed Wax, applied using a small slow...

Molten Speed Wax, applied using a small slow cooker/crock pot after thorough removal of petroleum products from the chain. Zero Friction Cycling tests show that this is far superior in terms of...
05-28-22, 06:31 AM
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Posted By hazetguy

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05-27-22, 08:47 PM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, a scenic stop on...

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, a scenic stop on Sunday's ride near High Ridge, Missouri (south edge of St. Louis).
The route was recommended to me by the folks at Billy Goat Cycles on Manchester road,...
05-19-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

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05-16-22, 12:37 PM
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Views: 361,019
Posted By T-Mar

Speaking of Suzy Kendall.... ...

Speaking of Suzy Kendall....
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04-17-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 525
Posted By Bianchigirll

While not the lightest those Montherly Route rims...

While not the lightest those Montherly Route rims were nice. I had a pair laced to some Sheriff Star hubs and other than a bent rear axles, I had respaced them to 8spd, I don’t recall ever having an...
04-12-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,331
Posted By P!N20

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on...

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on the back.
04-05-22, 09:23 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm...

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm rear spacing, non-aero levers, clips/straps, 700c 32h road clinchers, 7-speed freewheels, steel frames, sidepulls.
04-02-22, 01:14 PM
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Posted By botty kayer

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03-27-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,022
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Holdsworth brand is a British classic that...

The Holdsworth brand is a British classic that dates back to 1927. Their orange and blue frames were prominent when they sponsored a pro team in the 70's.

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03-24-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By verktyg

Panaracer Pasela Tour Guard Tires

I have Mavic MA2 rims on a lot of bikes.

I've been running Pasela Tour Guard 700 x 25c tires since the beginning of 2007. I have them on at least 20 of my bikes. They don't have the most sporting...
03-24-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 438
Posted By rustystrings61

I've been running basic wire-bead Pasela 28s on...

I've been running basic wire-bead Pasela 28s on MA-2 and MA-3 rims for years with good results.
03-24-22, 06:17 AM
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Views: 438
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard,...

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard, robust, somewhat heavy, and long lasting tire--- but not fast--- so maybe similar to Tuffo S33. The Panaracer Pasela is a great tire with a nice...
02-27-22, 11:09 PM
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Views: 467
Posted By 70sSanO

This is not in response to the safe amount of...

This is not in response to the safe amount of dishing, but it does relate to trying to get a 130mm FH close to 126mm.

Having 2 126mm Cannondales and a 126mm Specialized Allez Epic, I am a bit...
02-27-22, 05:17 PM
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Views: 467
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Under sever pedaling/braking 1/2 your spokes get...

Under sever pedaling/braking 1/2 your spokes get "loaded" and 1/2 get "unloaded". IF tension is already low, the unloaded spokes can have nipples start to unscrew and spokes loosen.
I use linseed...
02-27-22, 01:38 PM
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Views: 467
Posted By 79pmooney

Simple trig. Call the spoke length L. Flange...

Simple trig. Call the spoke length L. Flange distance to CL, drive-side d1. Flange distance to non-drive-side d2. Angle of drive-side spoke alpha, non-drive-side beta.

Now, the forces. The...
02-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 467
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your NDS tension will be 44% of DS tension. I...

Your NDS tension will be 44% of DS tension.
I like at least 65 kgf on the NDS which would mean the DS would have to be 146 kgf.
130 kgf tends to be my absolute max.

Using a 2.5mm offset rim...
02-24-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,056
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Posted By JohnDThompson

Oh, yes. He made an appearance in a thread a...

Oh, yes. He made an appearance in a thread a couple years ago:

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02-08-22, 11:20 AM
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Views: 382
Posted By noobinsf

When the cable has tension, the tab sits out and...

When the cable has tension, the tab sits out and the top of A rests against B. When you press A, it snugs under B to give you more space at the caliper. I had these on my Motobecane a couple of years...
02-08-22, 11:18 AM
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Views: 382
Posted By BFisher

Squeeze the lever, push the little tab upward...

Squeeze the lever, push the little tab upward while releasing the lever, allowing the little tab to travel up into the body. Squeeze lever to reset. They came stock on one of my bikes. Nice levers,...
02-04-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By Doug Fattic

R.E.W. Reynolds was a cycle shop located in the...

R.E.W. Reynolds was a cycle shop located in the city of Northampton, UK. That shop was/is famous for its leather cycling shoes. I got a pair from him in the 70's. They are still in my closet. He had...
02-04-22, 12:55 PM
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Posted By T-Mar

The Reynolds decal is circa 1975-1977, while the...

The Reynolds decal is circa 1975-1977, while the Stronglight TS crankset was introduced circa 1976 but it may not be OEM. It's pretty common to have old decals hanging around for a year or so....
12-24-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,575
Posted By juvela

Kitty Rescued From Kentucky Tornado Carnage

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heartwarming account for the Christmas season -

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12-11-21, 03:00 AM
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Views: 108,292
Posted By Drillium Dude

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12-10-21, 11:20 PM
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Views: 108,292
Posted By cstar

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12-02-21, 01:04 PM
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Views: 889
Posted By 3alarmer

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