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07-31-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 449
Posted By natloz

Original Vintage Bicycle Haikus

This a new thread to post your original Vintage Bike Haikus (5-7-5). I will start it off with:

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Wrench turns in the night
break-fix hammer twist...
07-28-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/HWsF6Dj.jpg Took the...

https://i.imgur.com/HWsF6Dj.jpg

Took the bike for a stroll to the park with the girls. It is becoming a great neighbourhood cruiser. I took it for a spirited ride last night and one of the cotter...
07-21-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,959
Posted By Manny66

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage...

Alot of it has to do with the Racing Heritage associated with Made in Italy bicycles. If it won at the Vuelta, The Giro , and the Tour on a consistent basis then its Race Proven , so it must be the...
07-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,959
Posted By Slightspeed

I think the Italian love is because it might the...

I think the Italian love is because it might the first "nice" bike many of us got, after graduating from baloon tires, three speeds and lower level "10-speeds". I did my first junior race on a heavy,...
07-21-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 6,959
Posted By nomadmax

Soul. ...

Soul.
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The same thing a Fender Strat or Gibson Les Paul has. ...
07-17-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,421
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Ride smart. As someone previously said, draft,...

Ride smart. As someone previously said, draft, draft. But don't be afraid to take your turn at the front. A lot of times riding in the rotation is easier than hanging off the back. Riding smart? ...
07-15-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 758
Posted By cudak888

Brevity and naughty bastardizations of the...

Brevity and naughty bastardizations of the English language are the witticisms of of Mr. Arthur Seaton, the man at Nottingham stamping machine No. 13.

He was dishonorably demoted from turning...
07-13-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,421
Posted By caloso

Let's just set aside the question of whether it's...

Let's just set aside the question of whether it's smart to be doing group rides right now. OP mostly needs two things:

1) More saddle time. 3 months is barely starting out. At this point, I...
07-13-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,421
Posted By BlazingPedals

What pace are we talking? Yes Eastern Tennessee...

What pace are we talking? Yes Eastern Tennessee can be flattish, hilly, or mountainous. But sometimes shop-organized rides can be real hammer-fests that are just beyond a newbie, regardless of how...
07-13-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,421
Posted By oldlady62

I used to have the opposite problem. I was...

I used to have the opposite problem. I was always the "fatty" when I was younger. Not very overweight, just maybe 20-25 pounds, but not like all the other fit and thin women that were of my...
07-10-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,344
Posted By caloso

Why do you want brakes that are heavier, less...

Why do you want brakes that are heavier, less aero, uglier, don't stop your bike any faster, more expensive, and that will squeal like a stuck pig? Good question.
07-10-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,344
Posted By katsup

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.

Because it's 2020 and you want another bike.
07-08-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,421
Posted By caloso

3 months? Just keep riding.

3 months? Just keep riding.
07-08-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,997
Posted By ofajen

You just canít see them. Actually they are drop...

You just canít see them. Actually they are drop bars, but drop bars are an illusion for most.

Otto
07-07-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,662
Posted By smashndash

I donít see how this is relevant to the thread....

I donít see how this is relevant to the thread. The thread is discussing using road shifters/brake levers on flat bars and trigger shifters on drop bars, which I have never seen done before.
07-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,220
Posted By cudak888

Fair enough, Munny. But remember that...

Fair enough, Munny. But remember that CyclesMakaron is on a mission to document Eddy Merckx production, regardless of "quality or mass production." As such, he most definitely has to document...
07-06-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,598
Posted By Jim from Boston

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07-03-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By Vince Hoffmann

Thanks for the kudos folks! The badges are photo...

Thanks for the kudos folks! The badges are photo etched. I spent about 3 weeks making the artwork in AutoCAD then imported the artwork into Illustrator to make the masks which is basically a reverse...
07-02-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 852
Posted By Vince Hoffmann

Hey folks I'm continuing this thread to show...

Hey folks
I'm continuing this thread to show Everyone what has conspire over the past 6 months. The artwork above was refined and badges have been fabricated, first in stainless steel, which turned...
07-01-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,515
Posted By alanf

I recall one guy in High School who used to talk...

I recall one guy in High School who used to talk about 'Interdigital manipulation between consulting adults'... (holding hands)
07-01-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,515
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but,...

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but, to a freshman in high school with a little bit of knowledge and not understanding that other languages could have words that sound very similarly to...
06-30-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,515
Posted By jackbombay

https://i0.wp.com/lolzombie.com/wp-content/uploads...

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06-30-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,530
Posted By 79pmooney

I've fallen over clipped or strapped in many...

I've fallen over clipped or strapped in many times over the past 50 years. If you accept you just made a fool of yourself, relax and rotate your knee and elbow out a little so they hit first and...
06-26-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,864
Posted By livedarklions

A. A good 1990s steel racing bike is about 20...

A. A good 1990s steel racing bike is about 20 pounds, that's light enough for me.

B. I like the ride. I'm a long distance rider so that's pretty important to me.

C. To me, steel frames are just...
06-26-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 12,864
Posted By indyfabz

Steel is real. There. I said it. ...

Steel is real. There. I said it.
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06-20-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 734
Posted By Andy_K

1974 Masi Gran Criterium

I "finished" this one last week, but haven't gotten around to posting pictures. I bought it back in April. Some of you may remember seeing it in Bob Freeman's "Bikes in a Barn" listing on Classic...
06-20-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By rccardr

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1709/p6206857_98ae6cfd8ccd376ba6c18da2a9e703792c74ad83.jpg...
06-20-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By rccardr

Just Gonna Drop This Out Here...Richard Sachs Content

After many years of looking, finally found an early production Richard Sachs frame in my size. Long story about obtaining it, but finalized in a middle of the night meeting in a hotel lobby. ...
06-18-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By Sy Reene

This is BF.. whatever you may think, it was not...

This is BF.. whatever you may think, it was not the correct air pressure.
06-17-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,343
Posted By Litespud

That's a pretty sad way to look at life, IMO. Not...

That's a pretty sad way to look at life, IMO. Not every waking hour has to be monetized. I put in 40-ish hours/week - sometimes more, sometimes less, depending on the prevailing workload. I get paid...
06-13-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,630
Posted By MaxDB

Next was the crankset and brakes ...

Next was the crankset and brakes

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06-10-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,759
Posted By cyccommute

Cycling philosophy should be about...

Cycling philosophy should be about simplicity...or at least as much simplicity as is reasonably possible. Unfortunately there are forces out there who are trying to make things more complicated so...
06-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,759
Posted By Gresp15C

If nothing else, integrated sensors would...

If nothing else, integrated sensors would guarantee that your bike will go obsolete in 3 years.
06-08-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,515
Posted By oneclick

If you're going to measure, measure from the...

If you're going to measure, measure from the locknut face.
06-07-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 888
Posted By hillyman

Only bad thing about DT shifters is the Italian...

Only bad thing about DT shifters is the Italian Team will reach over and put you in the little cog
06-04-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Melvang

Sorry, have to brag up my wife

So, a little back story. My wife has barreled with her weight ever since puberty. She has always thought hypothyroid, but could never get a doctor to do the right tests, and stay with one doctor long...
06-03-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,045
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Having been relatively active on multiple forums,...

Having been relatively active on multiple forums, I've found BikeForum.net to be better than most in terms of snarky, useless, and derogatory comments. I personally feel like it is a sign of the...
06-03-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,045
Posted By freeranger

Yes, and have noticed also that threads seem to...

Yes, and have noticed also that threads seem to be morphing into a different topic than what they started out to be (and I just did it--damn!!)
06-01-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,335
Posted By Miele Man

A real pity to see good usable bicycles destroyed...

A real pity to see good usable bicycles destroyed like that.

Cheers
05-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,712
Posted By GlennR

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting...

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting a different gauge.

Personally i use a floor pump with a built in gauge. Is use the same one everything and whatever the number is, it's...
05-27-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,784
Posted By dedhed

I personally would have drilled & tapped it as...

I personally would have drilled & tapped it as well as glue. Or minimum wrapped it in wire embedded in glue on the outside as well. I suspect you won't be going far.
05-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,003
Posted By jackbombay

114 miles on a ~1970 Schwinn Continental. Rule number 5....

Oh, this bike is a super slow heavy bastard, and to make it worse I added a plywood box attached to the bike with rips of 2x4 all held together and to the bike with steel tie wire. I'd bet its right...
05-24-20, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By botty kayer

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi...

Here's a little film and interview with Luigi Daccordi doing what he does, I came across this on Youtube recently, enjoy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW7811sQ7MI
05-23-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 561
Posted By ntoren

Photos of my early '80s Daccordi

Hey guys, sorry is this like forcing photos of your kids onto other people? I finally got enough posts on here as a newbie to be allowed to put some photos up. New to this website but thanks for the...
05-22-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By interceptor

Check out this restoration...this guy is pretty good

Like how he gets the most out of what tools he has.....and how he uses that nail!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OI5nkf8SfQ
05-17-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By nomadmax

I like mine ;) ...

I like mine ;)


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05-16-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,370
Posted By cyccommute

You do know that carbon fiber is mined nor does...

You do know that carbon fiber is mined nor does it grow on trees (at least not yet (https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy16osti/66386.pdf)). It is a plastic from the acrylonitrile to the polyacrylonitrile to...
05-12-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,571
Posted By BNSF

In my mind, I am picturing Dennis Weaver and a...

In my mind, I am picturing Dennis Weaver and a noisy, smoky, rusty old tanker truck.
05-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By Moe Zhoost

DIY Frame pack

Practiced my sewing during lockdown by making this frame pack for my '72 Raleigh Super Course. Made from Cordura Classic fabric. It attaches to the frame with Velcro One-Wrap laced through webbing...
05-08-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,058
Posted By aclinjury

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm...

well, at least they got it right by using a 68mm BSA bottom bracket!
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