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11-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,342
Posted By tkamd73

When it comes to servicing or repairing a CV...

When it comes to servicing or repairing a CV bike, I’ll wager that a lot of us would do a better job, then the offending LBS personal.
Tim
11-02-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,342
Posted By prj71

Yes they will. I've done it.

Yes they will. I've done it.
11-01-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,342
Posted By BFisher

Well, worst case scenario = the shop sucks. May...

Well, worst case scenario = the shop sucks. May or may not be true. Some places suck. Been that way forever. I know of a sucky deli, a sucky convenience store, sucky auto repair garages, sucky...
11-01-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,342
Posted By nlerner

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to...

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to pitch a fit or contact the owner or protest. I'd simply never go there again.
11-01-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,342
Posted By tricky

I've never had anyone not sell me cable or...

I've never had anyone not sell me cable or housing. Could be a newb associate not knowing how these things work. I've had shop personnel ask me clarifying questions to make sure I got the right thing...
10-10-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By VtwinVince

I originally picked this thing up as a parts...

I originally picked this thing up as a parts bike, but since it has the original fork and seems interesting, I'm going to rebuild it.
09-24-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,518
Posted By Juan el Boricua

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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this one (or whatever marine grease is cheapest ATM).
06-29-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 923
Views: 258,415
Posted By vp1337

My newest build. Minerva Starlite from 1993-94. ...

My newest build. Minerva Starlite from 1993-94.
...
06-27-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,386
Posted By nlerner

I blame the sign.

I blame the sign.
06-08-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,645
Posted By gravelinmygears

Bump

Bump
11-29-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,270
Posted By camjr

Well, I'll take the high road with my response...

Well, I'll take the high road with my response and simply say Lewisville, Texas USA.

Now, feel free to unbunch your knickers.
11-24-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 32,859
Posted By Markeologist

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Been into cars and bikes since the 70s...got this in 1977... money still goes...
11-21-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,120
Posted By squarenoise

Hey curbtender...

Hey curbtender (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/curbtender-79743.html), I just checked and confirmed all the original components on my Pine Mountain are stamped "N" which equals 1989. Here's mine...
11-20-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,146
Views: 2,555,120
Posted By curbtender

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11-12-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 35,270
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-52Vq...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-52VqFXk/0/c19bd0a7/XL/IMG_0362-XL.jpg

Ridgecrest Drive, Mount Tamalpais, Marin County, California.

Brent
09-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,355
Posted By Cyclist0108

Rene Herse? (pun intended)

Rene Herse?

(pun intended)
08-13-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,261
Posted By orcas island

I have a few vintage Trials and enduro bikes. ...

I have a few vintage Trials and enduro bikes.
On occasion I turn out and ride a vintage trials event with the AHRMA group. Always lots of fun and just enough good natured competition to be...
08-10-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By hazetguy

Thanks again for the info. I cleaned the chain...

Thanks again for the info.
I cleaned the chain in kerosene and some brake cleaner. There are still a few small spots that I missed, but overall I think it turned out well. The original waxy type...
08-09-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By hazetguy

thanks for all the input and advice. steve...

thanks for all the input and advice.

steve sumner: i don't know to which tool you are referring. i'd be interested in learning more about it. happen to have a link or thread about it?

while i...
08-09-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By zukahn1

I would just pop the HG pin and that link and...

I would just pop the HG pin and that link and replace it with a KMC 7/8 master link have done this on several bikes no issues.
08-08-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 74,494
Posted By Hobbiano

Nice D25. That one has a solid spruce top with...

Nice D25. That one has a solid spruce top with mahogany back and sides. The arched back is laminated. Some of the D25's were all solid mahogany, top, back, & sides, with a braced back. Others were...
08-04-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,177
Posted By plonz

That bike should come with its own oxygen mask. ...

That bike should come with its own oxygen mask.

IMO, the “before” build exaggerated the bike’s gigantic appearance. Forks and stem made a huge difference. Well done!
06-30-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By gaucho777

Here are a few of my more colorful bikes, a Look...

Here are a few of my more colorful bikes, a Look and a pair of "matching" Parpre team bikes.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4434/37198252295_d4e38fe26f_k.jpg
...
06-29-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,959
Posted By John Nolan

Forgive me if I'm stating the obvious, but just...

Forgive me if I'm stating the obvious, but just to be sure:

Have you read Sheldon's instructions for u-brakes (https://www.sheldonbrown.com/canti-u.html) or Park Tools' instructions...
06-26-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By Choke

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa1.jpg ...

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/losa1.jpg

http://cycle.ciocctoo.com/sc1.JPG
06-25-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By Hajo

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My Gazelle Team ForelDorado-Golff from 1996 in yellow, orange and green....
06-23-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

C40 ...

C40


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Basso that was too small for me: last...
06-23-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,712
Posted By 2cam16

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46978385135_d7...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/46978385135_d73d7dab65_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ezjvcv)IMG_8315 (https://flic.kr/p/2ezjvcv) by 2cam16 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/75643561@N00/), on Flickr...
06-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,890
Posted By gugie

Go for a long, hot ride. The first beer you have...

Go for a long, hot ride. The first beer you have will instantly be the greatest you've ever had*.

*Andy_K
06-22-20, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By jackbombay

205 miles on my Schwinn.

Not my Continental though, my 3 speed coaster brake road bike, 1988 Schwinn Premis.

https://i.postimg.cc/MGVFhxpJ/A4AD5B65-F18E-4947-B9C7-607C227C2191.jpg (https://postimg.cc/7CP92FzK)

Tommy...
06-07-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 163,697
Posted By cyccommute

Zebra in Ohio ...

Zebra in Ohio


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Giant pheasant family in North Dakota
...
05-23-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 163,697
Posted By stardognine

Does a real live sea lion beat a metal critter?...

Does a real live sea lion beat a metal critter? (Look right next to the rear of the lone boat).🤔 Saw this guy today in Sacramento, of all places. Apparently, he swam up a river or another. 🤔😎...
05-23-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,376
Views: 163,697
Posted By obrentharris

Nice whale! The little town of Marshall,...

Nice whale!
The little town of Marshall, California comes through again with a whimsical denizen of the deep: I'm not so foolish as to claim that a sheet-metal octopus trumps a rebar whale, but you...
05-22-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 258,415
Posted By DQRider

Yes, the DQ in my username stands for Dairy...

Yes, the DQ in my username stands for Dairy Queen. When I first came back to cycling in 2015, I would plan my rides from our local DQ to another one several miles away. Distances grew and sometimes I...
05-14-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,748
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Search french, dutch, italian, and german ebay. ...

Search french, dutch, italian, and german ebay.
Search on frame material (e.g. "columbus"), and use non-english terms ("velo", "bici", "rahmen", etc.).

Be patient.
03-29-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By randyjawa

For me, a bike that is 25 years old qualifies as...

For me, a bike that is 25 years old qualifies as vintage.
03-21-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 69,045
Views: 11,157,135
Posted By jdawginsc

Why don't these ads show on MY craigslist...

Why don't these ads show on MY craigslist area...crap. I get the over-priced, non-interesting ads...
03-19-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 69,045
Views: 11,157,135
Posted By orcas island

^ Iím hoping to meet the seller of that...

^ Iím hoping to meet the seller of that Stumpjumper tomorrow. I plan to hand him a $100 bill attached to the end of a 6í long stick and have him slowly back away from the bike as I approach. :)
03-13-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By squirtdad

reminds me I have brew kits to i need to get...

reminds me I have brew kits to i need to get going on thanks
03-06-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14,684
Views: 3,522,448
Posted By no67el

Very dirty Frenchie...

So I found something I've been looking for: a green Peugeot PFN-10. It was about as dirty as any bike I've ever seen--- the "before" picture doesn't do justice to the quantity of grime on this bike!...
03-05-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,737
Posted By TriBiker19

There was the time I purchased a garage door that...

There was the time I purchased a garage door that was a really good deal...I didn't tell my husband that it wasn't exactly a traditional color. He came home to this.
...
03-04-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 923
Views: 258,415
Posted By BicycleSafari

FrankenBike

Thanks for the shoutout man! I really like the way your's turned out. Super slick, and that camera bag is really working for me.
Now the tables have turned, and I have put together a bike like...
02-04-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 212,818
Posted By AlmostGreenGuy

Hereís the latest iteration of my Rockhopper. Iím...

Hereís the latest iteration of my Rockhopper. Iím trying some new tires for 2020 bikepacking. I really love the look of the Schwalbe Table Top tan walls, and boy are they light. Like a feather, and...
01-05-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By 3speedslow

IMO, there is not many that would knock a WV out...

IMO, there is not many that would knock a WV out of the stable!
01-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,725
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but...

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but really? Take the bike down from the rafters and get some pics made. No one wants to stand on their head to figure out what you have here. It looks...
03-20-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,048
Posted By Narhay

I picked it up today. 59cm st ctt, 58cm tt ctc....

I picked it up today. 59cm st ctt, 58cm tt ctc. Probably a cm or two small but I think I can make it work.

https://i.imgur.com/yB73ItG.jpg

more photos
https://m.imgur.com/gallery/NqRpBaF
...
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