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02-26-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,034
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Check the wall behind the bike. ;)

Check the wall behind the bike. ;)
02-25-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 803
Posted By Germany_chris

The only things on that bike that bother me are...

The only things on that bike that bother me are the fenders and the crank.
02-22-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 963
Posted By thinktubes

"Cut to the exact length of Eddy Merckx's pinky,...

"Cut to the exact length of Eddy Merckx's pinky, dress the ends with 60/40 rosin-core solder, and finish with a light dipping in paraffin"
01-24-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,099
Posted By steelbikeguy

now that's the kind of story that can be fun to...

now that's the kind of story that can be fun to share when someone asks about the lugs on your bike! I don't even care whether it's true or not. :)

Steve in Peoria
01-19-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By tkamd73

That’s a repaint! Tim

That’s a repaint!
Tim
01-14-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,286
Posted By Narhay

I am usually pulling down at the drops and out to...

I am usually pulling down at the drops and out to the sides rather than toward the middle. To this end, to stop the tape edges from furling upward I always wrap bottom to top.
12-31-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By cudak888

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and...

It's a conspiracy between auto manufacturers and drivers to subliminally insert cars into our psyche and contaminate our precious bodily fluids.

-Kurt
12-31-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By rhm

The verb "wrench." I'm fine with the...

The verb "wrench."

I'm fine with the noun.
12-31-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Cockpit when used in reference to a bike. If you...

Cockpit when used in reference to a bike. If you want to pretend your bike is an airplane, put a baseball card in your spokes.
12-30-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By bikingshearer

Do I get a pass if I'm wearing a team jersey for...

Do I get a pass if I'm wearing a team jersey for a team that hasn't existed for 30+ years?
12-30-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By Charles Wahl

The many vendors who seem not to stock tubes with...

The many vendors who seem not to stock tubes with short Presta stems.
12-30-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By Fahrenheit531

On my bikes: Brake cable symmetry. Bar tape too....

On my bikes: Brake cable symmetry. Bar tape too. I will agonize over them every single time. (And yes, with bar tape I'm talking about the actual number of wraps, the way they get over and around the...
12-29-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By 515Cycling

Didn't mean to bug ya

Roadies that can't be bothered to acknowledge another rider. No wave, no nod, nothing.
12-29-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By sincos

No twist in the strap either. What is this world...

No twist in the strap either. What is this world coming to?!?
12-29-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By steelbikeguy

something that bugs me, but I know it is just...

something that bugs me, but I know it is just something that works for the owner/rider, is routing the toe strap through the little loop in the buckle, thus preventing the strap from being tightened...
12-29-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By seypat

Now you've done it. I thought those other threads...

Now you've done it. I thought those other threads were controversial, but this, this is not acceptable. Have you no decency towards mankind? :D
12-29-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,061
Posted By bargo68

Mini/half fenders. Just.....why? ...

Mini/half fenders.
Just.....why?

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12-18-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,605
Posted By davester

My Cinelli Speciale Corsa is a 5-speed so I...

My Cinelli Speciale Corsa is a 5-speed so I switched it over to half-step. However, since our area has endless steep hills, I did the opposite of what you did and went low...47-42 front, 13-32 rear....
12-10-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 8,099
Posted By JohnDThompson

Sometimes, they walked up hills.

Sometimes, they walked up hills.
12-05-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By 1simplexnut

Received a catalogue today from France which has...

Received a catalogue today from France which has the beast in question in it !
It is stronglight .
It is titanium
Great !...
11-24-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By John E

I do not use particularly high gears, but I like...

I do not use particularly high gears, but I like to have something in the mid-90 gear inches, such as 50/14 (96), 49/14 (94.5), 46/13 (96). A 50/16 equivalent would leave me spinning out.

As for...
11-24-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,251
Posted By cuda2k

Velobase.com - moving severs, so might be a bump or two in the next few days

Spending the evening moving the site over to a new hosting account, so while the DNS resolves and database gets moved over, I've disabled the add/edit of most things and posted an announcement up top...
11-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,082
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I think this one: ...

I think this one:


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11-18-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,365
Posted By rjhammett

I get on my bikes from the non-drive side....

I get on my bikes from the non-drive side. Everyone wants pictures of your bike from the drive side so I won't post any pictures.
11-14-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,782
Posted By non-fixie

Have it all: silver, black and gold. And yes,...

Have it all: silver, black and gold. And yes, tan-wall tires.

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11-13-20, 11:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,782
Posted By frogman

Silver. Too much black, it needs some more...

Silver.

Too much black, it needs some more contrast.
11-09-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,263
Posted By iab

I'd get the blue one.

I'd get the blue one.
10-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Bianchigirll

Is there a brand on the dropouts? If the frame...

Is there a brand on the dropouts? If the frame was custome built with different size wheels and assembled with tubulars why would you use 'gas pipe'?
10-14-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By branko_76

Zefal HP and HPX

Zefal HP and HPX
10-13-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,056
Posted By grizzly59

My dream bike when I was 9- I think that stick...

My dream bike when I was 9- I think that stick shift would have easily taken out my private parts in one of my many crashes. I think we can assume the kid beat out the dragster with a mighty...
10-12-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By Murray Missile

Geez, you'd think on a vintage bike they would...

Geez, you'd think on a vintage bike they would have had the decency to keep it period correct. #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) baling wire wrapped around the...
10-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By trailmix

I am waiting until they come back in style. After...

I am waiting until they come back in style. After the marketing hype machine gets through with them they will be called “30er” and they will be hot
10-04-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,813
Posted By rhm

That's a good point for sure, but not always...

That's a good point for sure, but not always true.
Free wheels are not that uncommon, and they are always 27”.
10-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,235
Posted By bertinjim

AZORCH- Welcome back! Go French. The Simplex...

AZORCH-

Welcome back! Go French. The Simplex LJ/SLJ kit is outstanding, add a Stronglight 93 (where you can go to a 37T inner if need be) and some genuine Mafac levers and you're there. With the...
09-28-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,353
Views: 781,424
Posted By Manu431

A bike I just finished for my wife. Ome more i...

A bike I just finished for my wife. Ome more i will say :thumb:
(I just Need to find the front light)
Nothing really fancy, but I must admit that I really like these "women's" bikes. They have...
09-17-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 107,031
Posted By PhotonDon

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2018 REX. 2004 Garage Door
09-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By Salamandrine

WD40 to get off the grease and gunk. Goo Gone...

WD40 to get off the grease and gunk. Goo Gone would work too. Don't use abrasives, at least not on the plastic part. You could use orange cleaner and/or detergent and water if you have lots of spare...
09-13-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

All the boys in the 60s and 70s were in love with...

All the boys in the 60s and 70s were in love with Emma Peel. And the 80s, if you were listening to the radio in Seattle back then:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kskwZW9iQNM
09-10-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,453
Posted By davester

Emma Peel rides into eternity

I know this should probably go in "celebrities on bikes" but Diana Rigg passed away today...
...
08-15-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 107,031
Posted By tacreamer

Alex Meade Randonneur born in Kentucky

Born in Kentucky 2014

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Alex Meade Stainless Steel...
07-31-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,356
Posted By The Golden Boy

I have the Boxy Rando Bag in Ranger Tan. This...

I have the Boxy Rando Bag in Ranger Tan. This was a Christmas present from my wife- In all that "what do you want for Christmas" stuff that goes on- I gave her a link to the Acorn site- ...
07-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,359
Posted By ramzilla

Rules? We don't need no stinkin...

Rules? We don't need no stinkin rules...............

Seriously. The only rule about classic and vintage bikes is to get one for as little $ as possible. Put a ton of $ into it in order for it to...
07-22-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,063
Posted By gugie

Worst centerpull brakes: MAFAC's...

Worst centerpull brakes: MAFAC's (Racer/Competition/2000/RAID/etc.) if adjusted poorly with old, hardened pads
Best centerpull brakes: MAFAC's (Racer/Competition/2000/RAID/etc.) if adjusted properly...
07-21-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 11,086
Posted By bikemig

Italian bikes are so much better when they have...

Italian bikes are so much better when they have French shifters, right? 😉
07-11-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,500
Posted By Salamandrine

I think that people have a prejudice against...

I think that people have a prejudice against Weinmann center pull brakes because they were so common. I know I did. That changed when I saw my first real in the flesh René Herse touring bike, perhaps...
07-01-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,928
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Gold bar tape all day long. Black saddle. ...

Gold bar tape all day long.

Black saddle.
... and tanwall (skinwall) tyres. Vittoria Corsas would look great here.
06-25-20, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,054
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I honestly think the Trek set up as is looks...

I honestly think the Trek set up as is looks perfectly fine! nicely proportioned with regard to saddle and stem height above the top tube, as well as saddle position. The Miyata looks like you made a...
06-24-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,866
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...
06-23-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 669
Posted By oneclick

That's nothing. Put the magic stuff on it...

That's nothing.

Put the magic stuff on it and let it work, dab a little rust primer on, cover that with whatever you use to match the rest, ride.
06-15-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By xlbs

I have several pairs of the front cleats in...

I have several pairs of the front cleats in aluminum that I had CNC machined last year. I had the step files needed for the CNC work created from a pair of NIB plastic cleats. I have tested a pair...
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