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01-17-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,854
Posted By JohnDThompson

IME, pretty much all bike-boom era, low to...

IME, pretty much all bike-boom era, low to mid-level Italian bikes had a nasty weld seam across the bottom bracket shell.
01-04-23, 10:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By geomiko

2023 Post your Single Speed and Fixed Gear Thread

Happy New Year to all of you.

Here is my current project. I've caught the NJS bug.

What are you working on?
...
11-28-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,461
Posted By smd4

The Bianchi L'Eroica and the Cinelli Supercorsa....

The Bianchi L'Eroica and the Cinelli Supercorsa. Both a bit pricy, however. But both are stunning.
11-22-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 718,909
Posted By Chad1376

You're going to make me confess to evil and...

You're going to make me confess to evil and wrongdoing.

- It's either a 2.8 or 3.0. I never bothered to look. I bought it off of ebay about 15 years ago for $100
- When I first got it, I used a...
11-18-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Keefusb

The Cult of Tri-Color

Seems to me that Shimano 600 tri-color components have a pretty loyal following here on bike forums. I know I have been partial to tri-color since about the time it was introduced.
I really like how...
11-01-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 956
Posted By joesch

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/498x619/bike_fit_os_method_80b521edb8e651da379902a9e26f8ec305c1cdf3.jpg
10-31-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,455
Posted By SurferRosa

Fake news.

Fake news.
10-25-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,329
Posted By RB1-luvr

Bridgestone RB-1

Bridgestone RB-1
09-17-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,514
Posted By thinktubes

Once this “gravel bike” thing blows over, I...

Once this “gravel bike” thing blows over, I predict a C&V renaissance…
09-11-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By sloar

My first RB-1

After all the years this is the first RB-1 Iíve had the opportunity to buy. Popped up this morning an hour away, but the price was so good I couldnít pass on it. Just finished overhauling it and...
09-06-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,268
Posted By smontanaro

I've had a couple pair of Cuero gloves. Liked...

I've had a couple pair of Cuero gloves. Liked them a lot, but they weren't as sturdy as I would have liked considering the cost. That said, they have a sale currently and do offer blems, so I might...
08-23-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By hoshidahamada

When riding bike, be aware of the road traffic...

When riding bike, be aware of the road traffic accidents. Car owners don't even care about the riders.
08-09-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 46,004
Posted By 52telecaster

good looking tires. Is the back not fully seated?...

good looking tires. Is the back not fully seated? I find with the lower pressure tires sometimes I have to ride a bit to get the all the way seated.
08-03-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By Senrab62

Indiana Dunes

^^^^^ popular bike lately.

Just got back from a short trip, used this to get around the area. Love this bike, have been riding it a lot lately.

...
08-03-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By ceelint

Picked up this 50cm IRO Mark V for the woman...

Picked up this 50cm IRO Mark V for the woman today.. swapped the wheels over to a set of Archetypes I had sitting around and gave it the single speed treatment with parts I had laying around....
08-01-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 913
Posted By c_m_shooter

Go a tooth or 2 bigger on the rear gear. It...

Go a tooth or 2 bigger on the rear gear. It looks like there is enough slack to remove a link though....
07-19-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 551
Posted By jdawginsc

I bought a cheap set of coffee filters (fine...

I bought a cheap set of coffee filters (fine mesh) to strain. Mostly good for first run, but itís amazing how small those rust particles are. They clog the paper filters quickly.

I am with merziac...
06-11-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,407
Posted By thinktubes

Visit the wildly popular Early Brifter Bikes...

Visit the wildly popular Early Brifter Bikes 7-8-9 Speed Forum (https://www.bikeforums.net/early-brifter-bikes-7-8-9-speed/)
06-09-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 8,068
Posted By veganbikes

7400 would be the best Dura Ace Gruppo in terms...

7400 would be the best Dura Ace Gruppo in terms of looks but I do prefer the 600 Arabesque or 6400 Tricolor.

...
05-30-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By Senrab62

IROn horse

Love this bike. Kinda wonky sizing (short TT) but fits well. Needs tape and probably new bar/stem combo. Rides well. Took a romp around Chicago Saturday, it was beautiful out. Nice to be getting...
05-21-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,698
Posted By smd4

Iím no racer. Not interested in speed. Want the...

Iím no racer. Not interested in speed. Want the feel of the road. Wheelbarrow tires donít do that for me. Thanks.
Thanks
05-21-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,609
Posted By PugRider

Those Cardiff saddles seem like a screaming deal...

Those Cardiff saddles seem like a screaming deal if they're decent
05-17-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By mikehuangsd

oops - moved just built from a discarded...

oops - moved
just built from a discarded Specialized Allez Dolce frame!

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ayfegmc_4056ce90ac76bcb26cf9bc97e26984d289c374d9.jpg
05-13-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By bamboobike4

Did LOOK make steel bikes?

Apparently, they sold some.
05-09-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,475
Posted By jonwvara

The nightmare of NOSness

I have a NOS Stronglight chainring in a size I need, but it's not the "correct" style for my Model 93 crankset. The BCD is the same, though, so I could easily just bolt it on and ride it. The slight...
05-07-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By T-Mar

That's the good old N+1 spirit! Don't bother with...

That's the good old N+1 spirit! Don't bother with new brake pads, just buy her another bicycle!
05-03-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,322
Posted By smd4

Maybe so, but I still think it's incorrect. ...

Maybe so, but I still think it's incorrect.

If it's laced 3-cross, then the spokes at the valve should not be crossing over the valve--they should be almost parallel at the valve (like they are...
04-23-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By beicster

Is there a reason you couldnít attach a wolf...

Is there a reason you couldnít attach a wolf tooth extension to a claw hanger?
04-22-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,059
Posted By merziac

That bike should be locked in the the house. ;)

That bike should be locked in the the house. ;)
04-20-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 46,004
Posted By djkashuba

https://live.staticflickr.com/6025/6000725598_7008...

https://live.staticflickr.com/6025/6000725598_70087d5141_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/a9ghEb)
Bridgestone XO-1 (https://flic.kr/p/a9ghEb) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on Flickr
04-09-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By Rolla

If by "wobble" you mean that the chainring gets...

If by "wobble" you mean that the chainring gets closer to (and further away from) the frame as it spins, make sure the chainring is seated evenly on all arms of the spider and the bolts are all...
04-04-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,915
Posted By JohnDThompson

The early production S3X hubs had problems. Later...

The early production S3X hubs had problems. Later production sorted that out. I've had one of the later ones for about a decade now with no issues. It's my bad weather bike, but I've also ridden...
04-02-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,915
Posted By bikamper

I wanted an S3X so bad I could taste it. I got...

I wanted an S3X so bad I could taste it. I got one for a b'day present years ago. It's still in the box.

A short history of the Cheesy hubs.

The 2 Speed SA is made from a post 1963/pre-SunRace...
04-01-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,273
Posted By Drillium Dude

Dafuq you talking about - what is "wrapped...

Dafuq you talking about - what is "wrapped properly"?

If you wrap starting from the bottom you expose the edges on the lower extensions and the drops. Duh. I think you just want to argue.
...
04-01-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,273
Posted By icemilkcoffee

No need to have to finish with ugly electrical...

No need to have to finish with ugly electrical tape.
03-29-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By ridethecliche

New to me SS cross bike for city living!

Howdy folks!

I'm going to be living in Philly full time starting in July and wanted to get back to using a bike to commute full time. I bought a used ss cross bike to get clearance for wider tires...
03-26-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,083
Posted By bikamper

Nahh-it's bone stock.:D

Nahh-it's bone stock.:D
03-22-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,829
Posted By SquireBlack

Logo comes off with Lacquer Thinner

The ďPĒ logo seems to be paint. Alcohol on a rag didnít affect it, but lacquer thinner and a good rub took it right off. The black was unaffected ó I think that itís anodized, but donít know how to...
03-20-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By ehcoplex

Peugeot Appalaches

It's nothing special, and a bit heavy, but it was free and I needed something for my partner to ride (as I try to get them into biking too...). It had been sitting in a damp basement for years....
03-17-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,065
Posted By SirMike1983

In my opinion, the harder question is whether...

In my opinion, the harder question is whether you're risking the new saddle by going back to the same site with the bike and the new leather saddle. You don't want to buy her one only to have the...
03-15-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,457
Posted By livedarklions

Godspeed, Ubie, godspeed!

Godspeed, Ubie, godspeed!
03-08-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 93,035
Posted By StanSeven

Itís 2022. Time to move on to this year. Thread...

Itís 2022. Time to move on to this year. Thread closed and post new ones here

https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/1247094-2022-post-your-single-speed-fixed-gear-thread.html
03-02-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By partyanimal

Question for those in the know: Is the little nub...

Question for those in the know: Is the little nub on the inside of the headtube for a frame pump? If not, what is it? If it is, what would i be looking for in getting the pump that fits here?
Thanks...
03-01-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By WGB

Really nice frames on these. Perhaps different...

Really nice frames on these. Perhaps different brakes might provide more room??
03-01-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 716
Posted By CliffordK

When measuring the chain, one typically measures...

When measuring the chain, one typically measures 12", and it has to be precise, so say line the 1" and the 13" up with pins. I think 1/16" over is worn out.

But...

Looking at your setup, I...
02-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 774
Posted By OTS

1951-52 Sun Manxman road bike

This my 1951-52 Sun Manxman. This frame/fork is no stranger to the forums. It was first offered for sale by redcaymatt in October of 2015. I inquired about it then, and it was eventually purchased by...
02-20-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,381
Posted By motochick

A frame of this caliber should be running 600...

A frame of this caliber should be running 600 since this was the second to the top in the Paramount line. The Series 7 should have had Dura Ace, the 105 just kinda cheapens it, IMO. And I cannot see...
02-04-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,288
Posted By jolly_codger

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20220204_200959212_14487c55e264814914846a51614d164e9ffd1da8.jpg
Dura Ace 7700 brifters, FD, RD, and brakes.
01-31-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,849
Posted By gugie

Vintage bicycle bells, definitely. I've been...

Vintage bicycle bells, definitely. I've been trying to corner the market for a few years. I figured it almost worked for the Hunt Brothers and silver...
...
01-23-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 749
Posted By veganbikes

The first thing is making sure you got the...

The first thing is making sure you got the correct bottom bracket for your cranks. It looks like that bike stock was running square taper cranks (most likely JIS taper) which is usually the case for...
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