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08-16-22, 05:03 PM
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Posted By mikekone

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Classic Bicycles Auburn (Indiana) is drawing very near. August 26-28th. Sunday...
08-15-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,681
Posted By Gashouse

AVA "death stem" break found on PX-10

Hello,
Attached is a photo of the crack partially around the circumference of
an AVA stem found on a 1972 Peugeot PX-10 I acquired. The too-shallow
depth of insertion can be seen just above the...
08-15-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,681
Posted By RandolphCarter

I had a early 70s UO-8 with an AVA stem. It broke...

I had a early 70s UO-8 with an AVA stem. It broke completely while I was in my driveway and just starting out on a ride.

I ended up in the rhododendrons. Easily could've been much worse.
...
08-14-22, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bicycle Guide was another mag I perused regularly...

Bicycle Guide was another mag I perused regularly during this time frame, and yes, they did some fantastic reviews - and of course they were more in-depth. I enjoyed them, too, and up until a year or...
08-14-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,226
Posted By Dfrost

The benefit of butted spokes is not due to weight...

The benefit of butted spokes is not due to weight reduction. It’s the stretch in the thinner portion so there’s much less stress on the spoke elbow (where most spoke failures occur) and the hub...
08-13-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 499
Posted By bulgie

Yeah it's "common knowledge" that 753 can't be...

Yeah it's "common knowledge" that 753 can't be cold-set, but what they really should have said is it's difficult to cold set. If it springs back without taking a set, it just means you didn't push...
08-13-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Stronglight crank is cool- it looks like...

The Stronglight crank is cool- it looks like there's 4 chainrings! The red RINO rings are stripped and on the Avocet crank.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52163598009_2a396957e8.jpg...
08-12-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By smontanaro

I performed the experiment - brake pad toe-in

I have anodized rims on my Redcay (currently Ambrosio Synthesis Durex, but something else originally).The brakes have always screamed like banshees. It's been hanging in the basement for a long...
08-12-22, 02:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By merziac

Here's my meager contribution, Very nice NOS...

Here's my meager contribution,

Very nice NOS factory drillium "Mighty" Sugino Super Mighty Competition, every bit as beautiful, tough and strong as any other. ;)

...
08-11-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By Drillium Dude

Plenty here to gander at when you have some time,...

Plenty here to gander at when you have some time, OP: Drillium & Restoration (http://www.flickr.com/photos/30331021@N08/albums/72157623217773330)

:)

DD
08-11-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 533
Posted By P!N20

Let's just meditate on this for a while. ...

Let's just meditate on this for a while.

Merckx hour record bike had speed holes in the chain stays:
...
08-11-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 408
Posted By Robvolz

I'm sure she thought I was watching porn....

Bike porn!!!

"Those nuts"
Oh, nice tool!
We got nipples!
Lube it up baby, LUBE IT UP!
Smart use of straps
nipples and clamps
So tight!
08-10-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By himespau

Given the new trend that super wide forks and...

Given the new trend that super wide forks and seatstays might be more aero, it would seem to allow for fat tires. Allowing fat tires and dropper seatposts at the same time might cause someone at the...
08-10-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By P!N20

Not currently, but after reading your post they...

Not currently, but after reading your post they probably will.
08-10-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By himespau

Oh, I'm not saying that he cynically...

Oh, I'm not saying that he cynically did/published the research with the sole aim to sell more products, but Mark B had said that magazines were unlikely to go against the norm of what pros were...
08-10-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By Kilroy1988

I am planning on selling mine just because I have...

I am planning on selling mine just because I have a pile of bikes that I don't really need right now, but personally I could live with the fork even out on rougher roads. The caveat is that my ride...
08-09-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By bulgie

Well your dismissive tone makes it seem like...

Well your dismissive tone makes it seem like you're not interested in seriously considering the other side, and that's OK. You can't go too far wrong riding the same bikes the pros ride. And the...
08-09-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 55,870
Posted By daka

I found a lightly-used '73 Raleigh Gran Sport on...

I found a lightly-used '73 Raleigh Gran Sport on Craigslist and picked it up. Though I have other Raleighs, this is my first experience with a Gran Sport.
...
08-09-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,760
Posted By Drillium Dude

Offering another perspective on weight, my 853...

Offering another perspective on weight, my 853 Davidson came in at 22.4lbs:

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At...
08-08-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Here they are on my Allegro and PX10

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08-08-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By Wildwood

edit: Nutters are more relaxed. Top hats are...

edit: Nutters are more relaxed. Top hats are cool. Monocles not so much.
Khakis and collared on a large Grandis, classic (iconic) BFer too, IMHO....
08-08-22, 08:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By Aardwolf

The London Peace Pagoda. It's on my regular...

The London Peace Pagoda.
It's on my regular training circuit in Battersea Park.
...
08-08-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,011
Posted By Classtime

How would you put these on?

How would you put these on?
08-08-22, 07:16 AM
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Views: 173,634
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

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08-07-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By droppedandlost

1972 Bob Jackson

1972 Bob Jackson
531 frame, Dura-Ace FD and RD (Crane), Sugino Mighty Competition crank, Suntour Mighty shfters, Weinmann Vainqueur brakes, VO Gran Compe levers, Nitto stem and bars, Brooks saddle...
08-07-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By Straightblock

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08-07-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By The Golden Boy

This is on my latest rebuild of my 1985 Trek 620:...

This is on my latest rebuild of my 1985 Trek 620:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1251411-golden-boy-s-1985-trek-re-rebuild.html


The hub is a 10 speed Phil hub, spaced at 130, and...
08-07-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By iab

Go! Go! ...

Go! Go!

https://live.staticflickr.com/6158/6199015729_f91744ab25_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/arMzpx)Frejus079 (https://flic.kr/p/arMzpx) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
08-07-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 539
Posted By iab

Coloral! ...

Coloral!

https://live.staticflickr.com/7164/6502502149_864529bd0d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aUB2m2)Coloral Bottle 01 (https://flic.kr/p/aUB2m2) by iabisdb...
08-07-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By jamesdak

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Gentleman's Poodle & Grouse Society...
08-07-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By northbend

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https://live.staticflickr.com/4265/35068038934_d90c709fc5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/VqQSdW)Old Faithful (https://flic.kr/p/VqQSdW) by Matthew Pendergast (https://www.flickr.com/photos/north_bend/), on...
08-07-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 28,945
Posted By ColoradoVRs

Finally starting to put together my NOS Titan...

Finally starting to put together my NOS Titan with SR, Phil, and a little French stuff (Retrofriction, Ideale 2002 Titanium rails, TA Bottle cage). Can’t wait to ride it in my new state of Florida! ...
08-07-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 3,997
Posted By glenfong

I'll play, Cinelli Supercorsa, 2022: ...

I'll play, Cinelli Supercorsa, 2022:
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08-06-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By bulgie

When I skimmed that Honor derailer article, I was...

When I skimmed that Honor derailer article, I was thinking it must have been written before the V-GT came out. But then I read it more carefully and now I see he briefly mentions that it's done this...
08-06-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: August 1972 in Bicycling! magazine

Articles/columns included are:
Letters
SHOP TALK: Why Bike Shops?
"Andrews' Hub Modification"
QUESTION MAN
"Converting the SunTour Honor Derailleur for Touring"

The following articles from...
08-06-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By non-fixie

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08-06-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By xiaoman1

Great thread Drillium Dude .....Here are a few...

Great thread Drillium Dude .....Here are a few from my last trip to China with my architecture students from UCLA. A great collection of architecture by "internationally "renowned architects and...
08-06-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thank you! I've been waiting for this particular...

Thank you! I've been waiting for this particular icon since post #1 :)

DD
08-06-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By branko_76

My FALCON commuter at a neighborhood ICON ...

My FALCON commuter at a neighborhood ICON

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08-06-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By SJX426

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons...

Mary Washington Monument (George Washingtons Mother) First DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) project of the local Washington Lewis Chapter....
08-05-22, 10:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By cyccommute

Crystal Mill. One of the most photographed places...

Crystal Mill. One of the most photographed places in Colorado.
...
08-05-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 782
Posted By tkamd73

Sacrilege, I don’t think so. I had a nos 78...

Sacrilege, I don’t think so. I had a nos 78 Supercourse frame, that was never built up, yours actually looks better. I found the peeling decals and flakey paint unacceptable. So I had it redone,...
08-05-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By Desert Ryder

snatched from the web ...

snatched from the web

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08-05-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,695
Posted By ascherer

I guess I do this a lot: ...

I guess I do this a lot:

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Central Park, first...
08-05-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpd...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7fpdBgq/0/d275a4a8/XL/_DSC1376-XL.jpg

Brent
08-05-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By nlerner

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08-05-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By ascherer

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I was 7 or 8 when the World’s Fair happened. I have...
08-05-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yes :) As noted, no real restrictions here,...

Yes :)

As noted, no real restrictions here, although if cornered, I'm going with Webster's "widely known symbol" as my definition of choice regarding this thread.

In that case, both your...
08-05-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 466
Posted By 52telecaster

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A pin taken from a roached cyclone 2. This is the smaller pin...
08-05-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,691
Posted By iab

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