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01-27-23, 12:20 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By Dylansbob

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing...

50-something Rotrax Concours I have languishing in the back of my bike room...

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01-11-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,479
Posted By Dylansbob

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2...

When I lived in MS, the only riding I did was 2 blocks to the gas station for beer or 6 blocks the other direction for cheaper beer when they had it. I got an old Western Flyer cantilever framed...
12-23-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it...

Thanks. It's got to be something nice, as it has wide dent in the TT where it looks like someone broke a ulock with a jack. The damage was done before the powdercoat (and I'm guessing the canti...
12-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle...

SkinGriz og Nitto Moustache. The photo angle makes them look funky.
12-20-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,071
Posted By Dylansbob

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs...

My $20 mystery frame from the co-op and $5 DeepVs from the same. I laced them with 1.8-1.5-1.8 spokes for one of the lightest dv wheelsets you'll find. When I'm feeling up to it, I like to...
12-02-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Dylansbob

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour...

Brad L That Bianchi looks to have a Suntour Command group. Very cool.
11-16-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
Posted By Dylansbob

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae...

110/74 mtb crank. Something basic like an Sakae Ringo or Sugino VP. Mix-n-match rings.
11-16-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 725
Posted By Dylansbob

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", ...

When i hear the words "Giles Berthoud bike", that's what I envision.
11-15-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dylansbob

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on...

Sorry, the winner is clearly the gentleman on the left with the rear cantilever brake, regardless of the cost. (Sorry, I hate U-brakes)
11-11-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,069
Posted By Dylansbob

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3...

I had cleaned out almost everything (down to 3 bikes, couple of buckets of parts) about 7yrs ago after hurting myself pretty bad not resting after a crash and being unable to ride. It took a...
11-10-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Dylansbob

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. ...

IMHO, the best looking of all the 80s Schwinns. This is coming from someone with a black/chrome Circuit and pink/white SSport.
11-08-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Dylansbob

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have...

I prefer to just buy grails from people who have no idea....

The $160 Pinarello Montello had been inherited by a nephew, who put new tires on and tried to train for the STP in the early...
11-07-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By Dylansbob

The only downside is availability in certain...

The only downside is availability in certain sizes and how much inflation/transport costs have made the price rise since '`19
11-06-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Dylansbob

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything...

At this point, I'd say you don't have anything to lose by putting a big crescent wrench on it and start bending it back. I actually saved one about that bad by getting it relatively close with the...
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,058
Posted By Dylansbob

1x conversions. Ok, fine. If you've...

1x conversions.


Ok, fine. If you've built up a city bike with a single ring, as long as it's all period correct. I hate seeing 80/90s mtb (or even worse roadbike) with a cheap BOX 1x...
10-26-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Dylansbob

I kinda hate myself for buying another bike, but...

I kinda hate myself for buying another bike, but then I found this at my favorite nearby thrift shop. They get most of their product from storage closets, so you never know what they'll get. ...
10-20-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By Dylansbob

Maybe for you..:). I walk past where this is...

Maybe for you..:). I walk past where this is stored in my dining room every day.

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10-20-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,466
Posted By Dylansbob

I needed that laugh this morning. You almost...

I needed that laugh this morning. You almost got coffee out my nose.
10-14-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd just relaced the rims to better hubs

I'd just relaced the rims to better hubs
10-10-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,116
Posted By Dylansbob

Half-step + granny on the Trek for the win.

Half-step + granny on the Trek for the win.
10-10-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 348
Posted By Dylansbob

That is straight out of my highschool yearbook, ...

That is straight out of my highschool yearbook, ~'90-91. Wow.
10-10-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Dylansbob

Tracklocross/FG singletrack rigs ...

Tracklocross/FG singletrack rigs

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10-09-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By Dylansbob

Campagnolo 1037 pedal question

When did pedal cages lose the chrome finish and toe strap loop? Somewhere I read late 60s/early 70s (maybe Velobase). I'm extra curious as I noticed the pedals in a '70 NR groupset on a bike...
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By Dylansbob

Bianchi Project 7

Someone posted this on one of the fb groups I'm in. Grail bike for some people around here, I'd guess somewhere in the $4-500 range in front of the right buyer

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10-05-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,423
Posted By Dylansbob

I have a bad hip that forces me to often only...

I have a bad hip that forces me to often only pedal one legged, so my preferences are for easy gears to get around my somewhat hilly neighborhood. Most of my vintage bikes have 46/30 chainrings...
10-01-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Dylansbob

I finally got around to overhauling the BB and...

I finally got around to overhauling the BB and brakes on the '74 Professional I picked up a few months ago. Trying to decide whether to buy some tubbies for the original wheels or just relace to...
10-01-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Dylansbob

Final beauty shots before I make a few swaps. I...

Final beauty shots before I make a few swaps. I still haven't actually thrown the measuring tape on it, but it's exactly the fit that I like. French-fit to the extent that I'm comfortable...
09-29-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,297
Posted By Dylansbob

This makes me feel old.

This makes me feel old.
09-28-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Dylansbob

A picture of my Holdsworth. While it does have...

A picture of my Holdsworth. While it does have a very similar seatcluster treatment and the curved brake bridge, the chaps over at the Gillott bikes fb group seem to think it may be a '60s...
09-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 555
Posted By Dylansbob

A.S. Gillott in purple

After languishing on the local fb group for weeks, I brought this one home today. PO was 86 and appears to have had it on the road this century, based on the saddle, tires, and cheap wireless...
09-23-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 544
Posted By Dylansbob

Campy might not, but there were always other...

Campy might not, but there were always other companies to fill that void in the market In my Masi's case, Galli.

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09-23-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,043
Posted By Dylansbob

My $0.02. I spent time working in the shop of...

My $0.02. I spent time working in the shop of a longtime C-dale dealer this century where the head mechanic told me in no uncertain words to stay away from Headshocks. Unless you're keeping it...
09-21-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By Dylansbob

Jack Taylor tandem at my co-op...

I just saw they posted a sale on all tandems and saw this one. If anyone is interested, Tacoma, Wa and shipping would be prohibitive.
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09-20-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Dylansbob

Still working on my theft recovery minivelo...

Still working on my theft recovery minivelo project. Labor day sales brought the cheapest good tires ($10/pc) to finish the running gear. The hubs are shimano rm30 procured from ebay for $4 and $8...
09-19-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Dylansbob

Hanoovian? Anyone?

Hanoovian? Anyone?
09-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,523,009
Posted By Dylansbob

Finally got the Rodriguez fitted to my body and...

Finally got the Rodriguez fitted to my body and out for a few miles. I like it, but the fork has to go. Too stiff and I'd just as soon have a threaded setup.
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09-18-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dylansbob

A bit OT and maybe controversial to people of a...

A bit OT and maybe controversial to people of a certain mindset, but not a day goes by that I'm not thankful that my wife and I didn't have any kids. Growing up in IN, we had a lot of pressure...
09-15-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Dylansbob

Well that wasn't too bad. After pulling the...

Well that wasn't too bad. After pulling the rest of the posthead off, I used my big bolt cutters to cut a couple stress risers into post. If they had small jaws, I'd have gone ahead and cut...
09-14-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,938
Posted By Dylansbob

It's also probably a way to prevent people from...

It's also probably a way to prevent people from bringing junk e-bikes in for repair. I've heard some horror stories from a buddy still in the trenches...
09-13-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Dylansbob

The OS BMX stuff doesn't get a lot of play on...

The OS BMX stuff doesn't get a lot of play on this site, but to those in the know will recognize this. Even in this state, it will find a buyer at a hefty profit.
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09-12-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By Dylansbob

I don't have the slightest concern when it comes...

I don't have the slightest concern when it comes to seattube dents on steel. As long as the frame passes a basic string alignment test (and rides out no-handed), it goes into my collection. I...
09-11-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,919
Posted By Dylansbob

MAJOR BUMMER. Just picked this up from...

MAJOR BUMMER. Just picked this up from original owner, it took me a while to realize that the seller's email address matched the initials on the TT. When I see bikes photo'd in front of storage...
09-09-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Dylansbob

Wow. Where'd you find those? Rare and Shiny.

Wow. Where'd you find those? Rare and Shiny.
09-05-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By Dylansbob

Gotta say it is the right color.

Gotta say it is the right color.
09-04-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Dylansbob

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums...

Here's how it would look with burgundy Newbaums over rando bars.


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09-04-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 629
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm a huge believer in "fixie for fitness" riding...

I'm a huge believer in "fixie for fitness" riding (just maybe not riding-drunk-home-from-the-bar fixieing). When you have to make a jump to catch a light or for some other traffic reason, when you...
09-02-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,204
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm hoping to get my MRI results back very soon, ...

I'm hoping to get my MRI results back very soon, the results may equal northbend . Fixie skid that ripped my femur head out of socket 10yrs ago.
08-30-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 623
Posted By Dylansbob

Offset that far means your wrench shouldn't mar...

Offset that far means your wrench shouldn't mar the paint at least.
08-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,496
Posted By Dylansbob

'74 "Raliegh" Professional that popped up on...

'74 "Raliegh" Professional that popped up on Offerup a few weeks ago. Looks to be a Mk IV. Not sure if the misspelling or distance from civilization kept it from selling sooner, but it's mine now....
08-28-22, 08:11 PM
Replies: 73,965
Views: 12,018,151
Posted By Dylansbob

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks...

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks like a good one...

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