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10-18-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By lonesomesteve

You may want to measure clearances under the fork...

You may want to measure clearances under the fork before you become too enamored with the idea of a 650b conversion. I have a 1990 Trek 420 that is my main commuting, shopping, trailer-towing, load...
10-16-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 302
Posted By T-Mar

I've always wanted a Moulton TWS (Two Wheel...

I've always wanted a Moulton TWS (Two Wheel Steering) Tricycle.
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10-15-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By rccardr

Pictures, please. Have some older Cannondale...

Pictures, please.
Have some older Cannondale bits that might help you out.
10-07-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,010
Posted By USAZorro

Is that a wooden frame?

Is that a wooden frame?
10-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By Tedbaz

Response from PMooney!

Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 11:17 AM Peter Mooney <peter@wheelworks.com> wrote:That is an oldie. I'd guess 1977 perhaps 78. Reynolds 531 frame\fork. I built it for a bike shop that was located in Marblehead....
10-06-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 591
Posted By wrk101

Here in the USA, FB marketplace. Find a lesser...

Here in the USA, FB marketplace. Find a lesser known brand with excellent parts. Buyers tend to focus on particular brands and models. As a result, these lesser known brands can linger. Bought a...
10-05-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 812
Posted By noobinsf

Patience will pay dividends here. Don't be...

Patience will pay dividends here. Don't be hasty...
10-04-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Mr. 66

I managed to find some Super Champion clone rims...

I managed to find some Super Champion clone rims 32 holes nos. Ka-bling!!!
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Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Mad Honk

When they were new the going rate was between $79...

When they were new the going rate was between $79 and $100. They didn't make many and the runs of production only lasted about two years. Most of the kids tried to do the color match for all...
09-27-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,341
Posted By thumpism

FIFTY DOLLARS!!!! In Maryland. ...

FIFTY DOLLARS!!!! In Maryland.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/397137505183701
...
09-23-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Motorrad

Got today an Colnago Junior, circa 1987 - 1988...

Got today an Colnago Junior, circa 1987 - 1988 (according to Colnago catalog), Columbus GT tubing, size 60, Campagnolo 980 shifters, Ofmega crankset signed, panto 3ttt stem, panto seat post, FIR EA60...
09-21-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 765
Posted By degan

Just make it a fixie. No brakes needed, problem...

Just make it a fixie. No brakes needed, problem solved.
09-21-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Frogbutter

DIBS! ---Big bag of mostly bicycle related...

DIBS! ---Big bag of mostly bicycle related stickers PM on the way
09-19-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By Roger M

Grail Find: Potts content

I've been wanting a Steve Potts ever since becoming a member here. They seldom show up for sale anywhere, even on Ebay. Ritcheys are a bit more available.

This one popped up today while I...
09-17-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By noobinsf

If you want to milk it for as much as possible,...

If you want to milk it for as much as possible, you'll need to spend some time cleaning the parts and frame and be willing to ship individual parts, maybe sell the 600 stuff as a shiny group. A...
09-16-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17,997
Views: 2,037,454
Posted By droppedandlost

Beautiful day on the rail trail ...

Beautiful day on the rail trail

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09-16-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,139
Posted By Dave Mayer

Having volunteered at a big-city bike co-op for a...

Having volunteered at a big-city bike co-op for a number of years, I've interacted with clients who come to us scavenging for vintage parts, or just to show off their latest find. I've seen many many...
09-15-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 551
Posted By DMC707

8 speed and 1" threaded headset ----- id say...

8 speed and 1" threaded headset ----- id say youre in the right place
09-14-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By 70sSanO

This is just a wild possibility, do you have all...

This is just a wild possibility, do you have all 20 of the old ball bearings?

I have had one hide on me behind the race and it makes it impossible to get things adjusted right and turning smooth. ...
09-12-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 816
Posted By himespau

To be fair, the FD braze on is very low (I went...

To be fair, the FD braze on is very low (I went through 4-5 FDs before finding one that would clear a 53T chainring and, and even that one would only do it if it was rotated so far it wouldn't work. ...
09-11-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,367
Posted By bikingshearer

Loving the box lining. Nobody does that any more...

Loving the box lining. Nobody does that any more and nobody did it better than the Taylor brother responsible for such things did it. The film of him doing the lining freehand with a little wheeled...
09-11-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

A PV adapter carried on the pedal was a pretty...

A PV adapter carried on the pedal was a pretty common practice at one time. A time when you topped off your tires at gas station air pumps ( for free! ) and refilled your water bottle ( always...
09-11-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By chiefkurtz

Clever Bugger....

I bought an old steel framed Fuji a few years ago, stripped it down, and threw the pedals in a bin. I pulled them out today to see if they're worth keeping, and noticed this (see photo). The previous...
09-07-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By sloar

Helped a good friend move today

I met him about 15 years ago, he had about 400 bikes and enough parts and frames to build another 100. They decided to move out of state, so this past year and a half I helped him shave down to 90...
09-07-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By 79pmooney

For background, I've been riding fix gear a long...

For background, I've been riding fix gear a long time. Like quite a few laps around the planet's worth of miles.

The chain should NEVER go tight. There is quite a large window between just...
09-06-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By droppedandlost

1973-1/2 Motobecane Grand Jubile

1973-1/2 Motobecane Grand Jubile

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Member Dylansbob gave me a great deal on this...
09-04-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By Ishamael

Wasn't really in the market for another bike (I...

Wasn't really in the market for another bike (I live in an apartment, so space is limited), but saw this guy looking sad at a garage sale. It only cost me $25, and possibly my relationship.

It's a...
08-30-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,082
Posted By 1simplexnut

another key ring is all I have to contribute . ...

another key ring is all I have to contribute .
The chair is cool ! Got me thinking.
...
08-29-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By repechage

Back in the day, Sugino, SR were other brands...

Back in the day, Sugino, SR were other brands that made to the 144 BCD form factor.
08-25-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By SkinGriz

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that...

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that works. I think the tektro dual pivot is worth the extra 10$ or whatever on Amazon. And kool stop pads.
08-24-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By imcorn

It seems like the Fisher Hybrid was the precursor...

It seems like the Fisher Hybrid was the precursor to the following year's Sphinx, without the "Evolution" spec and same clearance.
08-23-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 640
Posted By 3Roch

If it were me I would use a dremel cutoff wheel...

If it were me I would use a dremel cutoff wheel to cut the bolt(carefully) via the slit in the seat post. You could also use a hacksaw blade but would need to keep the bolt from turning
ps be sure...
08-18-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,905
Posted By SurferRosa

I emailed Rustines to ask about the future...

I emailed Rustines to ask about the future availability of Campy-style gum hoods. Here is their response:
08-13-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 774
Posted By jdawginsc

Gitane honeycomb...took the plunge on classic French

I might regret this, but since I don’t have anything classic French...(I didn’t want to go Peugeot (unless it was a pearl Competition)); checked off the box with a honeycomb Gitane which intrigued...
08-11-21, 01:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By SurferRosa

What a steal. I contacted the seller too. ...

What a steal. I contacted the seller too. :notamused:
08-10-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,576
Posted By Dovetube

they got a better Q-factor than Campagnolo if you...

they got a better Q-factor than Campagnolo if you like to pedal through turns
08-10-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,541
Posted By sd5782

Another update, and more blasphemy

Sorry purists, especially the younger stronger type, but this old Frejus just got some more Japanese content. I always found the half step 47/50 crank to be beautiful, but not too useful to me at 64...
08-09-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By verktyg

Ironman!

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From an aesthetic point of view the lugwork, the fork ends, rear dropouts etc...
08-08-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By scozim

Ooh, I know - but I'll exclude myself from the...

Ooh, I know - but I'll exclude myself from the game because I had insider information
08-08-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,302
Posted By Roger M

1986 Jeff Lyon

I picked this up today. Purchased from the original owner. I'll post up details shortly.

Anyone want to take a stab at the makers name?
...
08-08-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 64,465
Views: 10,013,341
Posted By WGB

This has to be sold already ...

This has to be sold already

​​​​​​https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/d/olympia-french-road-bike/7362588118.htmlFrench road bike - $200 (Olympia)
23 pound French road bike. Reynolds 531 frame...
08-06-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By bikingshearer

I have a pair on my commuter/city bike, a 1967...

I have a pair on my commuter/city bike, a 1967 Paramount frame with decidedly not period-correct parts. I shellacked mine. I got them from Rivendell, and they have restocked recently - these...
07-29-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Roger M

Tandem content: 1984 Joe McElroy

First off, I had another thread on this bike about nine years ago. When photobucket went through some changes several years ago, I lost the photos that were in that thread. Anyhow, here's an updated...
07-27-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,557
Posted By DorkDisk

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

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RaceFace Turbine LPs came in at about 460g for the...
07-25-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14,465
Views: 3,307,648
Posted By curbtender

You can't save them all...what is that? A Schwinn...

You can't save them all...what is that? A Schwinn Traveler?
https://youtu.be/bgC-AjVZsnw
07-25-21, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By SurferRosa

Holy crap! (literally.)

Holy crap! (literally.)
07-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,245
Posted By BikingViking793

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.

I see a deal in my size, Iím buying.
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By madpogue

Eek, between this and the Fat Chance in that...

Eek, between this and the Fat Chance in that other thread, today's not a good day for MTB chainstay discoveries.
07-14-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 613
Posted By ThermionicScott

Here's what mine look like, for what it's worth. ...

Here's what mine look like, for what it's worth. The stays are snugged up nicely against the fender:

https://i.imgur.com/x33eysN.jpg
07-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By Mr. 66

Here is the World, ...

Here is the World,
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7459_08ad0bedc11e3ac65f099de5a5a466a13023ab15.jpg
they ride good.
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