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05-25-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,652
Posted By The Golden Boy

Here's a new shot of my 1985 Trek 620 after the...

Here's a new shot of my 1985 Trek 620 after the latest rebuild.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52099032725_af100e4429_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nnPajV)620 Rebuild Shakedown...
05-25-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By 67tony

Good info, thanks for the clarification. ...

Good info, thanks for the clarification.
Without your expert filing and modification ability...I will focus on finding the 7403 version! :thumb:
05-22-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,254
Posted By iab

What I would like to see is van der Poel on the...

What I would like to see is van der Poel on the Merckx and Si on whatever wonder-bike go up that hill to see Si dropped like a bag of sand. That would be entertaining.
05-19-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,735
Posted By BenottoGuy

Pushed our European vacation back to October to...

Pushed our European vacation back to October to make this year's Cino work. Hopefully I'll have better luck avoiding the flats with 2" tires this year!
05-16-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 px-10 650b

Posted in other threads, but of course it deserves to be here too. I've got some Retrofrictions and better pedals on the way & need to slap a mud-flap on the front fender and I'll pretty much call it...
05-16-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By motochick

I have a few new unconventional conversions to...

I have a few new unconventional conversions to show you all. The first is my $50 marketplace find. This was the bike I desperately wanted for my 16th B-day, a 1986 Centurion Ironman. Now I have it....
05-15-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,735
Posted By northbend

Jerseys are now available for order via the...

Jerseys are now available for order via the https://www.cinorider.com website!

...
05-10-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,117
Posted By gugie

Choke described it well. Eroica is bigger, and...

Choke described it well. Eroica is bigger, and typically has 4 different routes (cut to 3 this past year probably due to lack of enough volunteers?) At the end of Eroica you may meet a few new...
05-08-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,117
Posted By majmt

From my limited experience, comment #49 sums up...

From my limited experience, comment #49 sums up the difference nicely.

…….if you can actually sum a difference?
05-05-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By DanseMacabre

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/peugeot_pl_50_eekwal_zwolle_p1010589_36d22585dac103ca5830180ebb0a1ef95dc9d902.jpg
Peugeot camping bike 1977...
05-05-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By DanseMacabre

Peugeot camping bike early 1960s

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/peugeot_1960s_p1020231_b57808ba4d0006d4435ec72d992819573dcdee81.jpg
Peugeot camping bike early 1960s.

I had this bike for 2 years...
05-03-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,117
Posted By Drillium Dude

And I've never done Eroica CA, so I can't,...

And I've never done Eroica CA, so I can't, neither :)

Regarding Cino, however, first day pranza needs to look like this again:
...
Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,061
Posted By indyfabz

Which park is that? Wayfarers in Bigfork? If so,...

Which park is that? Wayfarers in Bigfork? If so, it has terrific hiker/biker sites with all sorts of amenities for cyclists, including power outlets. And according to the employee I spoke with when I...
04-21-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By sd5782

My favorite mirror also. I have at least 5 or 6....

My favorite mirror also. I have at least 5 or 6. I kept my Superbe levers though. I bought a single and modified it to accept that mirror keeping the stock lever in case I ruined it. Likewise on a...
04-21-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By RichSPK

This seems relevant: ...

This seems relevant:
https://twitter.com/PaulMSherman/status/1516936733769801734
04-15-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 10,724
Posted By hazetguy

I spent a few hours washing, cleaning, and going...

I spent a few hours washing, cleaning, and going through the bike. Repacked hubs, bottom bracket, headset. Put on a more 'mountain friendly' used cassette (the original 12-21 doesn't cut it around...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,407
Posted By starkmojo

funny I am considering doing STP this year and...

funny I am considering doing STP this year and was just wondering if I should leave my fenders on or not. But if irritates the “serious bikers”… well on they shall stay!
04-11-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,402
Views: 562,652
Posted By 75lechamp

Trek 950

Finished up today by installing the wheel set I built over the weekend. I thought the "bleu" Mavic SSCs would look good on this one....

...
04-11-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By Mad Honk

To: All Crap-A-Teers! Having been appointed...

To: All Crap-A-Teers!
Having been appointed CrapMaster, Be it hereby known that the Box O' Crap frame stickers have finally been updated and the new design is revealed in this missive.
After much...
04-09-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By Ged117

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8:...

The latest incarnation of my 1975 Peugeot A0-8: Fixed gear for fun!

This is my first fixed-gear and I like the altogether different riding experience. Miche fixed hub in the back laced to a CR18,...
04-08-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By capnjonny

My latest build for the Silicon Valley Bicycle...

My latest build for the Silicon Valley Bicycle Exchange
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1_f2c57505260a2fe20c21280abbe04bf9b08afaaf.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
04-08-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,407
Posted By chaadster

I’m a fender-lovin’ man. ...

I’m a fender-lovin’ man.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fdd5c080_788b_4e26_b0c6_5b4fc1294cd7_1b6c9deca6da6abafd31ff451c0417a53d69ff98.jpeg
04-06-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By gesta

Yes and thanks! Both bags are diy / myog, as...

Yes and thanks!

Both bags are diy / myog, as in I made them. Modern materials, sewn together with Singer from 1972. I do not have scans of patterns or full bill of materials, but I can provide...
04-04-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By CV-6

Took a 20+ mile ride on this BaCo built 753...

Took a 20+ mile ride on this BaCo built 753 Lejeune. I have said in the past that Dutch bikes just seem to want to go. I think I have a French bike that thinks it is Dutch.
...
04-04-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By mcgregorj

The box has arrived in New Jersey once again! I...

The box has arrived in New Jersey once again! I told myself I would wait, but couldn't resist digging in and poking around. Thank you to the Crapmaster and prior Crappers for cleaning out the true...
03-31-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,309
Posted By Roger M

A late update to this Expedition thread. I...

A late update to this Expedition thread.

I haven't yet done any touring on it, but I ride this bike anytime there's hauling or shopping. It's not particularly fast or light, but this big bike is...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,407
Posted By 8000jcp

I put SKS longboards on a 1992 hardrock. Took a...

I put SKS longboards on a 1992 hardrock. Took a picture of it before I put the fenders on and it looks naked and sparse without them. Fenders are like Mastercard on a commuter, don't leave home...
03-28-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By AJI125

Nothing gets past your eye, I guess you've done...

Nothing gets past your eye, I guess you've done this once or twice?

At the risk of outing my lazy stay filing (removing sharp edges only), here's the spacer and R clips for the front. I decided to...
03-28-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By AJI125

Love the ride so far (thanks again for sending it...

Love the ride so far (thanks again for sending it my way)! Didn't hammer today so not sure on "planing". But nice and smooth with the Hetres.

Still figuring out fit (with the short top tube and...
03-28-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By AJI125

Build

On to the overall build details. I wanted to go with 1970s style (better if parts were available in 1972) if not fully confirmed (some date codes are early 80s). Final bar tape will go on when I get...
03-28-22, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By gesta

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1370/7095b302_e51f_4113_b2f1_a53668c5065b_f5ab3a4c283d3ea10f27141d7a414c184c1e256d.jpeg
Still mostly french and mostly Peugeot: Pvn10...
Forum: Commuting
03-28-22, 01:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,407
Posted By qwaalodge

When you ride in rural gravel / paved roads, you...

When you ride in rural gravel / paved roads, you might want some fenders because if it rained, that water / mud over the road may contain dissolved horse / cow / sheep / goat *****!

Ignorance is...
03-27-22, 12:34 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By ThermionicScott

Yeah, growing up is a trap. Don't do it, kids!!

Yeah, growing up is a trap. Don't do it, kids!!
03-26-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By gugie

Uh, I never grew up. Don't plan to either.

Uh, I never grew up.
Don't plan to either.
03-26-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,735
Posted By Roger M

Thomas and I are officially on the roster. ...

Thomas and I are officially on the roster.

He'll be riding his prize from last year's Cino, the Zeus. He's been pretty busy with School and sports, but we'll get the ball rolling again and finish...
03-26-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,918
Posted By jdawginsc

Just noticed that taking care of covering Brian’s...

Just noticed that taking care of covering Brian’s and my address did not preclude me from the bonehead omission of covering the mailing label...what a maroon...oy.

On the upside, now everyone has...
03-26-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 28,514
Posted By scarlson

Good suggestions. I have some nonionic detergent...

Good suggestions. I have some nonionic detergent I can use for starters anyway. There's a fair bit of dirt in the lug details.

Here's a little effort I've made so far with restoration and...
03-26-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By Kabuki12

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/34e6cf20_0b4f_4c2e_ad4a_9a19b3a6a974_c5e3b69b7fdc1a747bb4c1e03e8ef6fb7c4116bf.jpeg
My $20 Motobecane
So I don’t really know why I...
03-25-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 957,142
Posted By jim dandy

Finished …

Just finished my amateur restoration on my “Free” 1985 Peugeot …
JD...
03-25-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By Andy Antipas

Grand Record 650b conversion

Here is my artistic spin and build circa 1973 Moto Grand Record). gugie did the frame modifications, braze-ons, and front rack. I built the wheels and bike. Plus, I added the painted lugs, lug...
03-25-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 294,829
Posted By AJI125

1972 Fuji The Finest

Will do a build thread eventually as it has a story to tell. Test ride today to check out brakes/shifting etc. Ultimately need to decide whether to keep the short stem with the shorter top tube and...
03-25-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,468
Posted By SurferRosa

"Wash, I can tape those bars in 20 minutes." ...

"Wash, I can tape those bars in 20 minutes."
"Sandy, I can tape those bars in 15 minutes."
"Wash, I can tape those bars in 10 minutes."
"Sandy, tape those bars."

https://youtu.be/UX_gltKb3xI
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03-24-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,468
Posted By cyccommute

I got (another) tiny Schwinn Homegrown for my...

I got (another) tiny Schwinn Homegrown for my wife and thought I would time the parts swap to see how long it takes me to build a bike. Granted I just swapping bars so putting on grips, mounting...
03-24-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,897
Posted By elcraft

EXACTLY! The information is as much fun as...

EXACTLY! The information is as much fun as finding others with the same interests.
03-24-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By northbend

Thanks for all the ride reports, guys. Sounds...

Thanks for all the ride reports, guys. Sounds like you guys had a great time
03-23-22, 11:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,897
Posted By elcraft

Interesting, my subscription to Bicycling ended...

Interesting, my subscription to Bicycling ended January of 1978! These hybrid drive scenarios have been an ongoing interest for me. I started to recreate my lost 9 speed almost immediately after it...
03-23-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By rccardr

All in all, a really great trip. Everyone...

All in all, a really great trip. Everyone pitched in with food prep, cleanup, bike repair, beer runs, more beer runs, and got along well. Disparate backgrounds but a common love for cycling.
This...
03-21-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By RustyJames

Thank you Jeff! Really looking forward to getting...

Thank you Jeff! Really looking forward to getting my hands on this beauty. I’m still baffled how the interwebz can make this stuff happen.
03-21-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By jadmt

thanks Jim, hope it gets there soon. pleasure...

thanks Jim, hope it gets there soon. pleasure doing business and really cool how it worked out with David C.
03-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,875
Posted By gugie

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