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Forum: Touring
01-08-23, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,872
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Posted By str

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Forum: Touring
01-08-23, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,232
Posted By str

Happy New Year ,,, One week Valencia...

Happy New Year ,,,

One week Valencia Backlands


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01-02-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 708
Posted By C9H13N

Look for the Kool Stop “thinline” pads

Look for the Kool Stop “thinline” pads
12-18-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

50.4 Chainring Modification

I have access to a machine shop at work and the machinist is often happy to take on side projects when things get slow.

Here are a few pictures of a tool holder he made in order to remove the worn...
12-16-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By georges1

Gazelle catalog from the 90's

Good Evening
Found something cool that I would share,a mini Gazelle Catalog from the 90's
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Forum: Touring
12-09-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,232
Posted By robow

A couple from this past fall, can you guess what...

A couple from this past fall, can you guess what state we're traveling through ? (Hint: that's a Razorback on the road)
...
Forum: Touring
12-06-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,232
Posted By Doug64

Poland These policemen helped translate a menu...

Poland
These policemen helped translate a menu for us, and made some good recommendations.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52541172986_d06716313a_c.jpg

And these two gentlemen served up some...
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,232
Posted By str

long weekend on Spain mainland ... ...

long weekend on Spain mainland ...


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11-15-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By noglider

JaccoW that's super cool. Keep showing us, and...

JaccoW that's super cool. Keep showing us, and tell us how it works when you can.
11-15-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By scarlson

The only thing you can't replace on these is the...

The only thing you can't replace on these is the hubshell. That is fine. And the ratchet teeth also seem fine. You can push (or screw depending on the year) the left (low gear) ratchet out of the hub...
11-14-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By Chuck M

Unique and interesting enough of a bike that I...

Unique and interesting enough of a bike that I doubt anybody in C&V is going to care.
11-14-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By dddd

That cassette looks odd in terms of it's cog...

That cassette looks odd in terms of it's cog sizes.

Looking to my eye like 11-13-15-18-21-23-25t, so perhaps 25t is all that there is room for(?), unless that one bolt boss can be relieved enough...
11-14-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By cudak888

Jacco, try lying the bike on its side while...

Jacco, try lying the bike on its side while ensuring the half-moon "derailer" is shifted into the large cog position. Then try inserting the indicator chain. This will let gravity guide the end of...
11-13-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By bargo68

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months...

After rolling it over 10000 miles a couple months ago, I gave my daily driver a full tear down to the frameset yesterday. It's the orange bike on the stand on the left. New cables, housing and bar...
11-13-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 939
Posted By jamesdak

I bought a Guv'nor and love it. Great cruising...

I bought a Guv'nor and love it. Great cruising bike that I've taken for over 40 mile rides with no problems and in total comfort. I do sometimes wish I had gone for the Speed 5 as I sometimes feel...
11-12-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Classtime

The last several wheel builds were also with...

The last several wheel builds were also with previously used spokes and sometimes used nipples also. The spokes were a little short or a little long — a real pita. I lucked out with this one. The...
11-12-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Murray Missile

We have become a disposable society and one of...

We have become a disposable society and one of instant gratification. Use it up, throw it away and buy another nice new shiny one and sadly most consumer goods are manufactured to the same mentality....
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,181
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-09-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,540
Posted By cudak888

Rob, if that's the way you feel, why did you...

Rob, if that's the way you feel, why did you start this thread that suggests the opposite? Or, for that matter, the other similar, copycat threads that lead with some kind of vague rant that tends to...
11-09-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,540
Posted By nlerner

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered...

Ah, so this is a "show your bike with hammered fenders" thread!
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11-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,540
Posted By gugie

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics...

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics of a product, don't purchase it. No need to tell everybody about it.

As for fenders, you lucky souls that ride your bike in areas that are dry...
11-09-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,540
Posted By BFisher

How many here would start a complaint thread...

How many here would start a complaint thread about the high price of authentic, US made, actually hand-hammered fenders? Anybody?

Ever done any metal fabrication for a living? Know how freaking...
11-08-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By cudak888

I remember digging these up one day on an...

I remember digging these up one day on an unrelated search for Gazelle-compatible chaincases. Delighted to see that one of these has made it's way to your mad scientist's lab, JaccoW.

Also looking...
11-07-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By nlerner

Ah, so the hamster wheel was originally a goat...

Ah, so the hamster wheel was originally a goat wheel! That's a nice bit of historical info.
11-07-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By non-fixie

The logical solution would have been to bring a...

The logical solution would have been to bring a spare along. It's what others did with their special parts.

Note the spare goat on top:
...
11-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By beicster

They should have sold a higher end model and...

They should have sold a higher end model and called it the Super Friiik.
11-07-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By jamesdak

OK, I'm saying it, that is on cool bike! I like...

OK, I'm saying it, that is on cool bike! I like the odd stuff and the challenge of getting it all going again. Can't wait to see more about this one.
11-05-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By repechage

Single sided frame... paint it Red and put...

Single sided frame...
paint it Red and put Ducati graphics on it
11-05-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 931
Posted By noglider

Wow! In some ways, it’s a very good idea. But...

Wow! In some ways, it’s a very good idea. But they should not blame retailers. There is a risk that comes with leaving standards behind.

Am I correct that your model has two drum brakes? I guess...
10-31-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,455
Posted By nlerner

You need to attend one of the annual North...

You need to attend one of the annual North American Handbuilt Bicycle shows. The number of small-batch builders doing beautiful things with lugs and steel is remarkable. And, fwiw, Rivendell still...
10-31-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,455
Posted By repechage

If you want vintage there is plenty out there,...

If you want vintage there is plenty out there, just might have to wait for the opportunity.

all the current brands mentioned are providing an answer to a segment they identified.
if you are not...
10-29-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 210,915
Posted By VintageRide

I think this Fuji was posted but possibly the...

I think this Fuji was posted but possibly the image is no longer available from a host site. A 1981 Fuji S12S I converted 5 years ago. Very nice ride and an almost perfect candidate to convert.


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10-25-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,655
Posted By cinelliguy

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1980 Jack Taylor Tourist
10-25-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By seypat

That seatpost needs a thread of it's own.

That seatpost needs a thread of it's own.
10-24-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By Chuckk

Van Tuyl VT950 Titanio > Wittson

A few weeks ago I found this titanium ~'99 Van Tuyl and brought it home.
Got it from the original owner, who bought it at the Van Tuyl shop and brought it over to the U.S.
He was ready to go back...
10-17-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By fliplap

The next day we’d meet up with a route aptly...

The next day we’d meet up with a route aptly named La Grande Traversée du Volcan. For the next couple days it was all villages built into volcanic cliffs...
10-17-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By fliplap

Then it was on to Burgundy for a few days. It...

Then it was on to Burgundy for a few days. It really was properly hot going over this bridge...
10-17-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By fliplap

Tour report: 1989 Koga Miyata in France

My partner and I spent 3 weeks of May touring through France. Our route would take us 1000mi through the eastern Loire Valley, south to Burgundy, along the river to Lyon, into Auvergne and over a...
10-13-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By RB1-luvr

I recently purchased Knipex pliers after being on...

I recently purchased Knipex pliers after being on a ride this past summer and someone used one for a repair. I was like; "whoa, what is that?" I also like my Robo Grips that I purchased at Sears...
10-12-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By bboy314

These are great. I worked at a shop that had a...

These are great. I worked at a shop that had a set of 3, including one large enough for a headset locknut.
10-12-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By r0ckh0und

Those look like they would be great for...

Those look like they would be great for installing or removing water supply tubes to/from the angle stops under the sink
10-12-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,208
Posted By RCMoeur

I will neither confirm nor deny hoarding curating...

I will neither confirm nor deny hoarding curating a collection of 4" adjustable wrenches. Mostly quality brands such as (US made) Craftsman, Snap-On Blue Point, etc.

That being said, I'll...
10-09-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By gugie

Nicely done! For those bemoaning the lack...

Nicely done!

For those bemoaning the lack of a second water bottle cage, that big front handlebar bag can easily carry one. Brevets aren't non-stop events like a race, it's easy enough to stop...
10-09-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,132
Posted By Sactown_Albert

A Randonneur Build Around a 1977 Peugeot PRN10

I approached this build with the idea of building a proper bike for multi day brevets. Not a full on touring bike, but a rando bike with sufficient storage for clothing changes, batteries, and the...
10-08-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By tomhaegler

soon😅 I haven‘t forgotten!

soon😅 I haven‘t forgotten!
10-07-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 55,790
Posted By mattia76

Here is my 1987 Miyata 1000LT, in nearly final...

Here is my 1987 Miyata 1000LT, in nearly final form. It is replacing my ‘83 Expedition, which was 56cm and just a bit too big.
This 53cm beauty is PERFECT.
...
10-06-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 798,885
Posted By DQRider

I Almost Forgot About This Thread...

1984 Schwinn High Sierra

Before:

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After:

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10-06-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,924
Views: 798,885
Posted By tjfastback66

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'78 Raleigh Super Course - Craig's find (really dirty) Before pic...
10-05-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,431
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Thanks, JaccoW , off to marktplaats.nl I go again!

Thanks, JaccoW , off to marktplaats.nl I go again!
10-05-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,431
Posted By Aivazovsky

FrederickRasmus Bikeforums.net wouldn't allow me...

FrederickRasmus Bikeforums.net wouldn't allow me to reset my password for my account. Like. Something was wrong with the reset link they sent me, so I created a new account.

I got the exact same...
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