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05-08-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 891
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Classic carbon fear porn. Nothing more than some...

Classic carbon fear porn. Nothing more than some scratch’s.
05-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 326
Posted By teisco

Schwinn Volare

Just found an interesting bike. A Schwinn Volare. They call it the Japanese Paramount as it was one down from the top of the line Paramount. Not sure if there is enough interest to put it into the...
05-08-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 396
Posted By sloar

Colnago Master build opinions.

Iíve been searching for something special for awhile. This Master Piu popped up for sale and I couldnít resist. Now Iím torn on the build. I donít want modern 10 speed, but not sure on 6-7 Super...
05-07-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 729
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Your 7400 brake calipers are short reach...

Your 7400 brake calipers are short reach (39-49mm). You will need standard reach (47-57mm) brake calipers to reach 700C wheels. Many options in single pivot, but if you want better stopping on the...
05-07-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By ksryder

In the wild west days before lots of manufactures...

In the wild west days before lots of manufactures started making tubeless-specific rims it was basically a coin toss as to whether you could make a rim tubeless or not -- some rim/tire combos really...
05-07-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,871
Posted By Hypno Toad

I'm gonna revisit this silly project this summer....

I'm gonna revisit this silly project this summer. I've added (and retired) a bike since this origianal post back in 2016. I'm up to 600+ rides on this segment, but it's no longer on my daily...
05-05-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By 70sSanO

Just so you know what the shallow-deep flange...

Just so you know what the shallow-deep flange freehub bodies means, (at least that is what I call them), below is a pic of 7, 8 and 9 speed bodies.

The shallow flange upper left is a UG/HG 7 speed...
05-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By Doug Fattic

Georgena Terry wasn't building triathlon...

Georgena Terry wasn't building triathlon bicycles. She saw a need for and made bicycles for shorter recreational riders like herself. She was trained as an engineer (one of my framebuilding class...
05-05-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By 70sSanO

Here is hopefully a more of a Reader's Digest...

Here is hopefully a more of a Reader's Digest response than War and Peace...

Everything depends on the dropout width of your bike. Is it 126mm or 130mm?

The Shimano 600 6400 freehub is Uniglide...
05-05-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By xiaoman1

IMC, I really like the build and the...

IMC,
I really like the build and the care/deliberateness that you have taken in selecting the components for the build.
Best, Ben
icemilkcoffee
05-05-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By Doug Fattic

It probably is the only one still in existence. I...

It probably is the only one still in existence. I didn't use those decals very long before I got a substantial upgrade. It was typical in the late 70's and early 80's to repaint a frame every 3 to 5...
05-04-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 419
Posted By Doug Fattic

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it...

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it appears to have its original paint. I never liked those decals and paid a professional to change them to a script probably before 1978. I haven't...
05-04-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By Doug Fattic

A bicycle with a 24" front wheel and a 27" back...

A bicycle with a 24" front wheel and a 27" back wheel was a solution Bill Boston (a frame builder in New Jersey) came up with in the 1970's to solve the problem of toe overlap on smaller women's...
05-03-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By DiabloScott

There were some time trial specific bikes and...

There were some time trial specific bikes and track pursuit bikes that had that configuration - but your photo looks like a plain old accomodation for a small frame a la Georgena Terry.
05-03-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,273
Posted By rydabent

The simple fact is that disc brakes are a better...

The simple fact is that disc brakes are a better brake, and the industry is moving to make discs standard. Read up on the subject economies of scale.
05-03-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,513
Posted By Reflector Guy

Eventually the bike becomes so heavy the workout...

Eventually the bike becomes so heavy the workout is not enjoyable and we'll quit sooner rather than later.
05-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 321
Posted By JohnDThompson

Tange MA-60 is just a tad under 32mm stack: ...

Tange MA-60 is just a tad under 32mm stack:
Source: Barnett Manual
05-02-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 954
Posted By xiaoman1

I.M.C. I was wondering what was going on with...

I.M.C.
I was wondering what was going on with the build.....Looking quite nice! :thumb:
Best, Ben
05-01-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 412
Posted By mrrabbit

First off, before even trying to align a rear...

First off, before even trying to align a rear derailleur hanger...the rear wheel must first be verified as a properly dished wheel.

THEN . . . that wheel is to be installed centered between the...
05-01-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By delbiker1

Tourmalet really done

I have been in the process of switching my Lemond Tourmalet to Ice Grey Ultegra 6600 components, except for the 4600 shift/brake levers, and a 6750 crankset. I also went to a threadless fork/headset...
04-30-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By TimbyMaTombo

NBD picked up an '87 Miyata 712 as an interim ride but it may just stick around

Hello all,
recently picked up this beauty of a Miyata last week. I have been riding around on an '87 Lotus Challenger SX that I converted to fixed gear a few years ago (don't ban me, please) but...
04-30-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By AlmostTrick

Going from 120 to 135 is a hack that most likely...

Going from 120 to 135 is a hack that most likely will not turn out precise and leave something to be desired. Possibly not if you're a frame builder with the proper jig and tools, but most of these...
04-28-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By dedhed

Seeing as that bike would likely have started out...

Seeing as that bike would likely have started out at 120mm in 1974, and has already been cold set to 130, I'd be leery about going to 135
04-27-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 621
Posted By Hailstorm_7

1974 Schwinn Paramount Restoration Completed

This bike certainly seems to have seen some things. Now, it has fresh life to see some more. I considered a repaint, and that option may still be explored. (It was already repainted once.) But until...
04-27-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By Thruhiker

The x9.99 has the inner and outer links plated ....

The x9.99 has the inner and outer links plated . The x9 only has the outer links plated . I forget what they are plated with at the moment I know the gold is titanium nitrate.
04-27-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By James1964

So, today we learned the Swedish word for "sold"...

So, today we learned the Swedish word for "sold" is "sald".
04-25-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,978
Posted By pcb

I've been saving the pedals and shoes since '81...

I've been saving the pedals and shoes since '81 or so; looks like I briefly wore the brown shoes:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50290908248_606f350fa5_b.jpg
...
04-25-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 965
Posted By Charles Wahl

For years I have ridden using only Onitsuka Tiger...

For years I have ridden using only Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 "track shoes" -- well, I have a pair of their Serrano model as well, which is fine, but I'm not as wild about it as the basic original...
04-25-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,978
Posted By bikemig

NOS in boxes

This is stuff I've picked up or been given; and no the boxes aren't empty, :):
...
04-25-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,978
Posted By jet sanchEz

About 10 yeas ago I answered an ad on Craigslist...

About 10 yeas ago I answered an ad on Craigslist from a guy who was looking to trade a bike he had for a Cinelli Supercorsa. I didn't have a Cinelli Supercorsa but I was interested to see what he was...
04-24-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61,522
Views: 9,285,213
Posted By cb400bill

Davidson - $200 ...

Davidson - $200

https://swmi.craigslist.org/bik/d/three-oaks-davidson-triathlon-bike/7303717490.html

https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_2KS4lmQNXH0z_0CI0iO_1200x900.jpg
04-23-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By Iride01

I'd not have any reason to believe rings for a...

I'd not have any reason to believe rings for a Tiagra 4703 or 105 5703 wouldn't work. Mostly I think just the material changed to be lighter for Ultegra and maybe more machining tolerances.
...
04-22-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By veganbikes

Why are you trying to put the wrong cassette on...

Why are you trying to put the wrong cassette on the bike? Just get an 8 speed cassette, the same one you likely have is going to be $25 and if I want to up the quality a tiny bit (it is 8 speed so...
04-15-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,251
Posted By genejockey

Do you change your bar tape reasonably often? ...

Do you change your bar tape reasonably often? When you do, is there white stuff underneath indicating corrosion?
04-14-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,951
Posted By momoman

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1680x1050/046071a8_8d80_463e_a379_530d7cee8b38_688afba8061e0ca0d91c4647a0b234b0236d48cf.jpeg
04-11-21, 01:03 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,106
Posted By P!N20

Yikes! For once break and brake are both...

Yikes!

For once break and brake are both correct here.
04-10-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,670
Posted By veganbikes

Why would you want to protect this brand? They...

Why would you want to protect this brand? They use cheap screws to hold onto chainrings.
04-09-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,400
Posted By squirtdad

Lewis Yelin options48 CM FUJI ROUBAIX PRO...

Lewis Yelin options48 CM FUJI ROUBAIX PRO REYNOLDS 853 ULTEGRA 9 SPEED - $475 (GLOVER PARK)https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/doc/bik/d/washington-48-cm-fuji-roubaix-pro/7303419643.html

2003...
04-08-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,191
Posted By Wildwood

Just read your referenced post. At 123 lbs rider...

Just read your referenced post. At 123 lbs rider weight you really don't have to run much pressure in the 1st place.
You would greatly benefit with any tire that has supple sidewalls. 320tpi...
04-08-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By alo

It appears to me that if you removed the wheel,...

It appears to me that if you removed the wheel, you could remove the belt on a frame like this.
04-07-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By JAP1998

Thanks everyone, I ended up taking it to another...

Thanks everyone, I ended up taking it to another shop for second opinion and we went through it. We ended up slapping a new chain on it, rode it up a long hill shifting all the gears and it seems to...
04-07-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Posted By randyjawa

Postal Scam - Be Careful..!

Through Ebay, I purchased a Campagnolo entry level transmission. Got a good deal, in my opinion, and it was sent to me via International Priority Shipping to Canada via the Global Shipping Program......
04-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,028
Posted By Dan Burkhart

There's a Dutch bike for every discipline ya...

There's a Dutch bike for every discipline ya know. :lol:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/oma_fiets_cc3f08fc7f331011321c148f6fef126067290781.jpg
04-07-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,847
Posted By JayKay3000

After watching the video I don't want a dutch...

After watching the video I don't want a dutch bike, I want their cycling infrastructure in more cities.
04-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 389
Posted By 70sSanO

I believe the freewheel to locknut/DS dropout...

I believe the freewheel to locknut/DS dropout remains the same. If all the additional 4mm is on the NDS the dishing angles become more symmetrical(?) and the wheel is stronger. Adding NDS spacers...
04-05-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 649
Posted By SkinGriz

From this pic I canít tell if itís the chainstays...

From this pic I canít tell if itís the chainstays or the kickstand bracket in the way.

If itís that bracket, maybe see where it hits the bracket and kiss that spot with a flap disc on a 4.5Ē angle...
04-05-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 497
Posted By Random11

Thanks to all who offered suggestions on the...

Thanks to all who offered suggestions on the noise I was hearing. I think I've figured it out. Yesterday I noticed my bottle cage was loose. I tightened up the bolts and rode today and didn't hear...
04-03-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By mstateglfr

The appeal is that it is a vast and ever...

The appeal is that it is a vast and ever replenishing marketplace for products people want. It gives people easy access to more goods than they would otherwise have access to.

Without ebay, it...
04-03-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 628
Posted By Koyote

This seems an odd response from a person who...

This seems an odd response from a person who frequents a forum for cyclists.

I saw absolutely nothing in the article to suggest that you, or anyone else, should "junk" their car and travel...
04-03-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By indyfabz

I was wondering about that. I donít use PayPal...

I was wondering about that. I donít use PayPal much, and I havenít bought anything from eBay in probably a decade or more, but it seems hard to believe that the seller could pose as the buyer in a...
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