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10-19-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,430
Posted By mpetry912

Thanks for posting that article TenGrain. I'd not...

Thanks for posting that article TenGrain. I'd not read it before however I have seen that bike and it is pretty neat. And thanks Gugie for posting pics of that tandem. It was incredible. I had my...
10-17-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,430
Posted By northbend

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a...

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a chain link
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48916353227_37bbfa8dd2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hwz6At)
cable straddle made from chain link...
10-11-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,834
Posted By Hudson308

Good question. I bought this one from the...

Good question. I bought this one from the original owner, who rode it a number of times from Bloomington, MN to Dresser, WI and back (62 miles each way).
I'm sure somebody has one in that color with...
10-08-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Question about a Miyata Triplecross

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Anybody know the max width tire I could put on one...
10-06-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By Narhay

Which they tell us about in long, tearful...

Which they tell us about in long, tearful letters.

Haha
10-05-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By jjhabbs

Beautiful 78 Schwinn Volare Bike porn

Hey guys,
Check out this youtube video. Its a new bike in the collection and finally got around to doing a video on it.
78 schwinn volare.. Almost new condition other than the rubber.
...
10-04-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,834
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly...

Picked up this 640 recently with a mostly complete Gran Sport group. Waiting on a set of tires, then it's time to ride!
...
09-30-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 223
Posted By ryansu

Fillet brazed head tube, bb and seat tube cluster...

Fillet brazed head tube, bb and seat tube cluster but the seat tube joins are lugged
09-29-19, 04:58 PM
09-29-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the...

One suggestion on the cable guide slots under the BB shell - I like to use a short segment of plastic/teflon cable liner that I've salvaged from some old brake or shifter cables, the pressure of the...
09-29-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,895
Posted By Murray Missile

The selling spree for 2019 is at an end, I...

The selling spree for 2019 is at an end, I decided to keep the Prelude awhile longer but will be making some changes to it. It may go back on the market next season, it depends on how the changes...
09-27-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,834
Posted By mhespenheide

Thanks! The shift levers are actually SunTour...

Thanks! The shift levers are actually SunTour AccuShift, which (ironically) when run in friction mode have a very nice counter-sprung retrofriction operation to them. Similar in feeling to the...
09-25-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 371,834
Posted By ryansu

With the 420 finished and on CL I spent some time...

With the 420 finished and on CL I spent some time with the 520 today giving it a few updates from its clunker challenge state so I can ride it this fall before a winter tear down. New: tires, pedals,...
09-23-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,320
Posted By bikemig

I couldn't get myself to pay $455 for a crank...

I couldn't get myself to pay $455 for a crank which is what a compass crank is going for. Heck I've never paid that much for a complete old bike.
...
09-19-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,506
Posted By JohnDThompson

Not at all. Having worked in bicycle...

Not at all. Having worked in bicycle manufacturing, I've seen that OEM component selection is more a matter of meeting a certain price point than having some mystical properties about the chosen...
09-16-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,564
Posted By KonAaron Snake

If you want to call it classic...call it classic,...

If you want to call it classic...call it classic, or antique, or whatever other marketing term you think fits. I'll decide for my self if I have any interest in it. To me, a large percentage of...
09-16-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,719
Posted By Phil_gretz

Filling my flute...

...with champagne.
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09-15-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,289
Posted By TenGrainBread

I decided to put a mount for a rear light on the...

I decided to put a mount for a rear light on the bottom corner of the rack. I have some nice M6 threaded stainless spacers. Put a radius into one of them with a rat tail to fit against the rack...
09-15-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By Doug Fattic

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated...

As a frame builder I've learned that the stated specs on any tube and their actual measurements are often different. In the old days when using Columbus SL was a popular choice, I would weigh each...
09-13-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,045
Posted By seypat

I would say it's because average Joe bike seller...

I would say it's because average Joe bike seller doesn't know that potential buyers are interested in the components. They are thinking about the frame only, so they take a picture from that side....
09-12-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,125
Posted By deux jambes

Thanks you two, And with the awesome weather...

Thanks you two, And with the awesome weather today, I figured it was high time to do a little bit of that local exploring...

First, I needed groceries, so putting the panniers on, and testing the...
09-05-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,003
Posted By TenGrainBread

Got a (JP) Routens

I received this fillet-brazed Jean Paul Routens a couple days ago and spent some time tonight disassembling and cleaning the frame.

It definitely looks like an early or mid 1980s model, so built...
09-03-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,470
Posted By cb400bill

Bobby Troup is also the writer of the hit song,...

Bobby Troup is also the writer of the hit song, Route 66.
09-03-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,470
Posted By nomadmax

In a pasture, just west of Farmersville, Ohio....

In a pasture, just west of Farmersville, Ohio. You don't see zebras very often around here.
...
09-02-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,470
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks like I share my local climbing loop with...

Looks like I share my local climbing loop with Yuri Geller:

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09-02-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,470
Posted By stardognine

Oh yeah, you mean from the show, "Emergency",...

Oh yeah, you mean from the show, "Emergency", from the '70s. 😎 I can see their faces in my mind, but no names. But Dixie, the nurse.
09-02-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,984
Posted By spdntrxi

I like the rule.... because it basically stops...

I like the rule.... because it basically stops the people here that just come for ... what do I have and how much is it worth?
09-01-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 39,470
Posted By crank_addict

For Sale~ F-ound O-n R-oad D-ead meatwagon....

For Sale~
F-ound O-n R-oad D-ead meatwagon. Diesel.

Potential SAG vehicle or RV conversion?.... hehe
...
08-30-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Repack Rider

There was nothing on our bikes that could have...

There was nothing on our bikes that could have been patented. A bike is a bike, and any competent bicycle engineer could spend five minutes with one of our bikes and a tape measure, and be able to...
08-29-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,800
Posted By ThermionicScott

I haven't brifted yet because I'm worried all of...

I haven't brifted yet because I'm worried all of my bikes would then need them... ;)
08-29-19, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Repack Rider

How did 40 years go past so quickly?

[This was written for a non-bicycling website. I thought I would put it here too even though it over-explains a few things.]

It was just 40 years ago, late summer of 1979.

For a couple of...
08-29-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,115
Posted By Bad Lag

No one has said it but I will. BUY SOME NEW...

No one has said it but I will.

BUY SOME NEW SHOES.

Really, do it. There are a lot of great options out there right now (unlike 5-10 years ago).
08-24-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,653
Posted By WGD

Here is the most obvious difference I found. On...

Here is the most obvious difference I found. On the Univega, the seat stay braze-ons for the rack are drilled into the tubes. (I apologize for the blurry photo.)...
08-22-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,917
Posted By Salamandrine

FWIW, I noticed back way back when that Campy...

FWIW, I noticed back way back when that Campy hubs were never as glass smooth as new if they were rebuilt with aftermarket grade 25 bearings. As a result, I only used OEM campy bearings on my own...
08-19-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By 5teve

Thanks! They're really fun to be around, very...

Thanks! They're really fun to be around, very affectionate and mellow. They're litter-mates, obviously-we took in the three of them when they were babies. Even now, at 20+ pounds each, they still...
08-18-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 672,939
Posted By dickbandit

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08-18-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By lonesomesteve

Wow! You, my friend are a genuine rock star!! ...

Wow! You, my friend are a genuine rock star!!

I had to look up Steve Jay on Wikipedia. He sounds like one awesome dude and a rock star of the first order.

We're surrounded by greatness here in...
08-18-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By cb400bill

I leveled the bars and lowered the stem to the...

I leveled the bars and lowered the stem to the Safe level. Also, the mirror isn't going away. I like it.

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08-18-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 545
Posted By rseeker

PARIS-HILTON-VOICE: That's hot. Nicely done.

PARIS-HILTON-VOICE: That's hot.

Nicely done.
08-18-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By Mechanicjay

C&V permeates every aspect of my life. ...

C&V permeates every aspect of my life.



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Cameras

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08-18-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By thinktubes

Nothing comes to mind... ...

Nothing comes to mind...

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08-18-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,544
Posted By jcb3

The hoarding element definitely applies to other...

The hoarding element definitely applies to other areas for me.

I recently discovered I am a wood hoarder - You never know when this little scrap will come in handy.....
08-16-19, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,656
Posted By mhespenheide

The ST Cannondales are so overbuilt (in terms of...

The ST Cannondales are so overbuilt (in terms of wall thickness, compared to modern racing aluminum) that their fatigue life should be completely fine.

Do all three fit tires of the same size? ...
08-16-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By delbiker1

Squeaks in the...

Squeaks in the box.https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190708_180201_115319d49eb3ba4467eeca75ac067e1139b20d4a.jpg
08-16-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By 5teve

"The boys." ...

"The boys."

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08-16-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,887
Views: 157,933
Posted By jmlandry77

Mr. Pimberpaws

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08-14-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,394
Posted By scarlson

I'll see your bacon slicer and your cheese...

I'll see your bacon slicer and your cheese shredder, and raise you a Maxi-car!...
08-04-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,602
Posted By jim dandy

The Gold Stuff ...

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‘88 Cannondale ...
Best pic. I’ve got of the...
08-01-19, 11:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,646
Posted By RobbieTunes

Tom, you're a great guy, but I'm never taking...

Tom, you're a great guy, but I'm never taking your class. :eek:
07-30-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 680
Posted By EnzoRWD

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building ...

I have a 94 Quantum II I am building
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