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06-29-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By noobinsf

Ebay France always has an abundance of listings,...

Ebay France always has an abundance of listings, or Ebay US. You can search for things like "french thread pedals" or "pedales 14 1.25," (with and without decimal, denoting the thread pitch).
06-29-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,185
Posted By eyemkeith

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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It is, technically, a picture of my bike. Also, my cat.
06-25-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 373
Posted By P!N20

Of course they did.

Of course they did.
06-25-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 586
Posted By tyler_fred

To misquote Dr Seuss... It could be your...

To misquote Dr Seuss...

It could be your saddle wasn't set at the correct height.

It could be, perhaps, that your stem was too slight.

But I think that the most likely reason of all

May...
06-25-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 925
Posted By Chr0m0ly

This has Cannondale written all over it. Tall...

This has Cannondale written all over it. Tall guy, big guy.

I’d find any Cannondale frame he takes a liking to, the ST Tourers that I like came in big size jumps. I use a 23, I’d suggest a 25 for...
06-24-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,193
Posted By Andy_K

Choosing just ONE? I don't understand what you...

Choosing just ONE? I don't understand what you mean. ;)

It's not clear from your posts if you're new to cycling, just new to vintage bikes, just new to Italian vintage, or not new to any of it and...
06-22-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By Bikejock200M

As an alternative, you could use a Wolf Tooth...

As an alternative, you could use a Wolf Tooth Roadlink. Tbis as will extend the derailleur mounting point down to clear a larger cog. I have thin a Dura Ace 7800 drive train with a 53 x 39 crank....
06-22-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 390
Posted By jetboy

you will have no problems whatsoever. swap in,...

you will have no problems whatsoever. swap in, shorten chain, ride.
06-22-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,185
Posted By jbchybridrider

Pretty red and black seat post flutes. :rolleyes:...

Pretty red and black seat post flutes. :rolleyes:

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06-22-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By jackbombay

205 miles on my Schwinn.

Not my Continental though, my 3 speed coaster brake road bike, 1988 Schwinn Premis.

https://i.postimg.cc/MGVFhxpJ/A4AD5B65-F18E-4947-B9C7-607C227C2191.jpg (https://postimg.cc/7CP92FzK)

Tommy...
06-19-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15,652
Views: 1,589,696
Posted By Andy_K

I intended to go for a ride the Columbia River...

I intended to go for a ride the Columbia River Gorge. I parked at Portland Women's Forum so I could avoid most of the climbing. Apparently the state of Oregon is now enforcing rule 5...
06-18-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By cudak888

First, post pictures of the pile. It'll get all...

First, post pictures of the pile. It'll get all of us C&V'ers all giddy.

Second, get yourself an army of Large Flat Rate boxes. Line up ten of them, pre-taped on the bottom, with no gaps in...
06-14-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,158
Posted By Nemosengineer

Very nice score!!! ...

Very nice score!!!

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: Mike
06-13-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By cycleheimer

OCD ...

OCD
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06-13-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,362
Posted By Andy_K

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEitcCAXUAAvkCR.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEitcCAXUAAvkCR.jpg
06-11-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,453
Posted By Millstone

Very nice!! I think you should at least...

Very nice!!

I think you should at least replace the tires though... :D
06-10-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,846
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

3Rensho Zunow Cherubim

3Rensho
Zunow
Cherubim
06-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,846
Posted By Wileyone

Zunow.

Zunow.
06-10-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,846
Posted By Oldbill

Kuwahara and Canadian spec Nishiki built by...

Kuwahara and Canadian spec Nishiki built by Kawamura (also some Norco were the same bike as Nishiki but wearing different decals).
I was a tech back in the 80s and every year we would look at the...
06-10-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,846
Posted By nlerner

What, no love for Takara?! ...

What, no love for Takara?!

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06-09-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,400
Posted By branko_76

So, you are restoring an old Paramount but using...

So, you are restoring an old Paramount but using modern freewheels, brakes, & you name it?
06-08-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 781
Posted By SurferRosa

I wasn't gonna vote. Just too much trouble. ...

I wasn't gonna vote. Just too much trouble. And, come on, did my vote really even count? But then, when I read that nasty thing by that one guy, I changed my mind and got motivated. But I was...
06-07-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By hazetguy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C7AYsfB_dM ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C7AYsfB_dM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdZjvYNN0KM
06-07-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By cycleheimer

We

Left of center and right of center both spell potential trouble. We be talkin' wheel dishing, right? :foo:
06-07-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By tyrion

Can't we all get along argue about disc brakes...

Can't we all get along argue about disc brakes and chain lube?
06-07-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,154
Posted By sheddle

The VERY BIASED BikeForums mods hid the facts...

The VERY BIASED BikeForums mods hid the facts about the Suntour Vx shifting better than the Campy Nuovo Record


or something. why is this C+V
06-07-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 756
Views: 74,075
Posted By DQRider

The Writing On The Wall, Forest Lake, MN USA

Clever... from yesterday's ride:

https://i.imgur.com/YDflxqG.png

.
05-31-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By nlerner

Tell him to put the damn tires on and ride the...

Tell him to put the damn tires on and ride the damn bike.
05-30-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 74,075
Posted By gugie

Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend...

Shoot, a fella' could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas with all that stuff.
05-27-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 986
Posted By thumpism

I dunno...that zip tie looks like about '85.

I dunno...that zip tie looks like about '85.
05-23-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By Mad Honk

Wow! is all I can say. However I have a little...

Wow! is all I can say. However I have a little fuel to put on this fire. I bought something from this same E-Bay seller, And it came in today's morning postal delivery. Now I am completely confused....
05-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,223
Posted By non-fixie

Upright, no drop bars, no helmets, no disk...

Upright, no drop bars, no helmets, no disk brakes, normal clothes. That pretty much describes 95% of the cycling where I live.

I've seen and listened to Grant Petersen on Youtube after noglider...
05-21-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By noobinsf

This is not my beautiful bike!

This is not my beautiful bike!
05-21-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By madpogue

You may find yourself in the C&V section. And...

You may find yourself in the C&V section.
And you may find yourself following a long wandering thread.
And you may ask yourself, "My God, how much time have I wasted?!"

BF's version of Godwin's...
05-20-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By noobinsf

Six pages and no mention of Grant Petersen. Until...

Six pages and no mention of Grant Petersen. Until now.
05-19-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By branko_76

....now that I say that, I wonder if the OP is...

....now that I say that, I wonder if the OP is actually.....ftwelder....???? :eek:
05-19-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By P!N20

The box is just a metaphor for the fragile...

The box is just a metaphor for the fragile repository of consciousness.
05-19-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By 70sSanO

If someone here wins the auction, there can be a...

If someone here wins the auction, there can be a big fanfare reveal.

It would be a fitting if one of the levers were black and one silver.

There would be another 200 posts.

John
05-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 279,751
Posted By JaccoW

Replaced the shifter cable with a matching gold...

Replaced the shifter cable with a matching gold one and used a classic brass crimp to install the cable at the hub.

http://i.imgur.com/p3lXiVgh.jpg (https://imgur.com/p3lXiVg)...
05-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By 70sSanO

I never thought I would see the day when cheap...

I never thought I would see the day when cheap Dia Compe brake levers would command this much attention.

But, when the pandemic hit, I was forced to use my collection of unopened Chiffon toilet...
05-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By Nemosengineer

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

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05-17-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,961
Posted By P!N20

Schrödinger

Schrödinger
05-16-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,313
Views: 279,751
Posted By Drillium Dude

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying...

Have to admit to being somewhat tired of staying indoors. Decided to pull out some old stuff, clean it up, polish and re-purpose. I've had these milled calipers in 80% condition (once graced my...
Forum: Foo
05-11-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,692
Posted By Altair 4

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1134x1840/20200509_134657_02491d868f5709c5cad98f9a964985da3c24bc86.jpg
Saturday's snow on our lilac's blossoms. I wished it hadn't been so...
Forum: Foo
05-10-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,692
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Trillions of trilliums!!

Trillions of trilliums!!
05-09-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By clubman

Awesome. As much as I love Albert Collins and...

Awesome.
As much as I love Albert Collins and Co, I can hear Troy and Abed rapping that out...nice.
05-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By SurferRosa

FIFY :thumb:

FIFY :thumb:
05-06-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By droppedandlost

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest...

I think it can look ok if it goes with the rest of the build

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05-06-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By Russ Roth

Wouldn't say butt-ugly but the legs are kind of...

Wouldn't say butt-ugly but the legs are kind of spindly looking compared to the diameter of the frame tubes so it doesn't looked designed for the bike.
Forum: Foo
05-04-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,374
Views: 356,372
Posted By Seattle Forrest

West Seattle ...

West Seattle

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