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02-19-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 455
Posted By retrodude

1993 Cannondale M800 BOTE

Iíve been really into bicycles since the early 80s, when mountain bikes came out I started with a basic BRC unit and quickly moved to a Ritchey Ascent. Fitted as many XT parts as I could afford. I...
02-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,738
Posted By indyfabz

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw...

Death Rides a Pale Cow. R.I.P. Dave Blood. I saw them play at a frat before they released their first album in Ď85.

Saw Electric Love Muffin at the same frat and some DJ named Jazzy Jeff (before...
02-15-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By oneclick

Cottered cartridge BB again on ebay

I got one of these and didn't use the plastic press-in cups, I used a set of alloy cups from another BB and it worked out a treat. I measured a lot of cups from the BBs in the bins, they all were the...
02-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) FUJI Titanium

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02-07-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By Chad991

Bike school

Greetings, just wanted to give an eye on my experience at UBI. I spent all last week in the intro to bike mechanics class at United Bicycle Institute in Ashland Oregon. I gotta say, i went in with no...
02-07-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: February 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"How Much Ground..." -- a glimpse of the Groundhog Invitational at Lake Harriet, Minnesota.
"the park, the city, and the cyclist" -- bicycling in central park, new york...
02-06-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 822,419
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

Bob Jackson

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02-04-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 822,419
Posted By casanewt

Landed this time-capsule 1985 Miyata 610 tonight....

Landed this time-capsule 1985 Miyata 610 tonight. It even has the original Miyata radial tires! Just needs a tune & clean and I can get it out on the road. I have to laugh at the "Miyata Cotterless"...
02-03-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 666
Posted By katsarasj

Eisentraut built for Jon Dawson co-founder of the band NRPS

I am posting a rather unique 1973 Eisentraut built for John Collins Dawson IV (June 16, 1945 – July 21, 2009), nicknamed "Marmaduke", the leader and co-founder of the country rock band the New...
02-02-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Loaded Touring Bikes (CLAUD BUTLER, RALEIGH, FUJI)

CLAUD BUTLER Super Dalesman, RALEIGH Portage, and FUJI America are reviewed.
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02-01-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 711
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- 3 Touring Models

Bicycling magazine's 1987 Buyers' Guide contains road tests/reviews of 9 featured bikes (3 Racing, 3 All-Terrain [ATB], 3 Touring) and a Table of Specifications for 189 bikes total.
In the Table of...
01-31-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Buyers' Guide -- 3 Racing Models

Bicycling magazine's 1987 Buyers' Guide contains road tests/reviews of 9 featured bikes (3 Racing, 3 All-Terrain [ATB], 3 Touring) and a Table of Specifications for 189 bikes total.
In the Table of...
01-29-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) CENTURION Ironman Expert

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01-27-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1987) Six Road Bikes for Tall People

LOTUS Triomphe, NISHIKI International, CANNONDALE SR-1000, ALAN Record, PANASONIC DX-2000, and GUERCIOTTI Nuovo Record Carbonio are featured.

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01-25-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 318
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) BIANCHI Volpe

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Forum: Commuting
01-24-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,339
Posted By Gresp15C

Granted it's an old thread, but... the method of...

Granted it's an old thread, but... the method of powering a light, and the method of forming a beam, are separate design issues.

A lack of regulation, combined with a proliferation of confusing...
01-23-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) Three Commuter Bikes

STERLING Metro 5, NASHBAR City LP, and UNIVEGA Metro 10 are reviewed.
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01-22-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By polymorphself

1972 Peugeot PX-10 overhaul finished.

Just finished the overhaul of this PX-10 that I picked up from greg3rd48. It’s for a friend and will be her first road bike. Perhaps a bit overkill but hey it met the the price point and quality...
01-20-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) Frame Flex Testing and The Tarantula

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01-20-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1986) Frame Material (Steel, Al, Ti, CF) Properties

It's 1986.
The dominance of Steel is being challenged by Al and CF.
And word is out that Ti is returning to the party to stay this time.
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01-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) Non-Ferrous Showdown --14 Aluminum and Composite Bikes

Aluminum frame bikes featured are CANNONDALE SR400, KLEIN Quantum, TREK 2000, CENTURION Facet, MIYATA Omnium, CILO-VITUS,
RALEIGH Technium 440, KETTLER Alpha SM Pro, and GUERCIOTTI Record.
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01-19-21, 02:53 AM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 822,419
Posted By ctak

Quick post-ride pic of my 20 speed 1980 Centurion...

Quick post-ride pic of my 20 speed 1980 Centurion Pro Tour, with some modern touches: 700c wheels, original SR cranks with 46/34t rings, 13/29t Campy cassette, VO fenders, Berthoud saddle, 32mm...
01-15-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,235
Posted By CV-6

One negative to wrapping Newbaum's padded top...

One negative to wrapping Newbaum's padded top down, particularly if one is using a screw in type bar plug as I did. It won't fit. The solution I used was to remove the padding material for the last...
01-15-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,235
Posted By CV-6

I just did my Bertin with Newbaum's padded. Top...

I just did my Bertin with Newbaum's padded. Top to bottom worked fine for me.

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01-15-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,235
Posted By polymorphself

The OP's question is specific to how the padded...

The OP's question is specific to how the padded Newbaums works, especially in comparison to their regular cloth, because some wraps will lay cleaner when wrapped bottom up. This isn't a general...
01-11-21, 03:00 PM
01-11-21, 02:53 PM
01-08-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 670
Posted By ClydeClydeson

My experience with old freewheels is that they...

My experience with old freewheels is that they are seldom seized, but it is very likely that they are tight enough that you can easily damage the prongs on the freewheel or remover if not very...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15,431
Views: 11,483,608
Posted By JaccoW

1976 Gazelle Grand Tourist on the left and my...

1976 Gazelle Grand Tourist on the left and my 1996 Koga-Miyata SilverAce on the right.

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Forum: Touring
01-08-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,844
Posted By phughes

That is a thing if beauty. Well done.

That is a thing if beauty. Well done.
01-05-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,984
Posted By drpaddle

Centennial Trail in the Black Hills in October....

Centennial Trail in the Black Hills in October. Riding a stock (except for additional braze-ons, saddle, and pedals) 1983 Ross Mt Whitney.
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12-30-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,122
Posted By Sir_Name

650b x 42 mm. The bike got the Gugificazione...

650b x 42 mm. The bike got the Gugificazione treatment before gugie sold it to me (nice that autocorrect on my phone now recognizes “Gugificazione” — someone tell Webster). To your point regarding...
Forum: Commuting
12-28-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15,431
Views: 11,483,608
Posted By not49p

One of my favourites. Tons of style with great...

One of my favourites. Tons of style with great utility!
Forum: Touring
12-20-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,227
Posted By cyccommute

That is another thing that I donít really like...

That is another thing that I donít really like about bikepacking. With panniers, I organized my bags by function. One side of the front panniers are loaded with cooking gear, one side with food and...
12-16-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,207
Posted By Vonruden

Confente, Weigle, Chapman ...

Confente, Weigle, Chapman

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12-14-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By 02Giant

Latest Bike Build

This is the latest build I've done. I acquired the bits over the summer and assembled it for my daughter. It is intended as a multi-purpose bike, a bit of commuting, some trails, some bikepacking,...
Forum: Touring
12-14-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By djb

chris, I don't think they are ugly at all, they...

chris, I don't think they are ugly at all, they look fine.
12-14-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,889
Views: 640,864
Posted By gomango

Great minds and all that. :) Just arrived at...

Great minds and all that. :)

Just arrived at home and mine is here as well.

A gift to moi, I will open it at the appropriate moment.
12-14-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,081
Posted By noglider

Now that 1x drivetrains are getting popular,...

Now that 1x drivetrains are getting popular, isn't it time to bring back the chainguard?
Forum: Introductions
12-14-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By SchRadler

Hmmm, maybe with my 10th post I will be able to...

Hmmm, maybe with my 10th post I will be able to add an photo avatar as well as post pics? If so, I think I will go with my favorite Founders artwork even though it's not my favorite Founders...
Forum: Touring
12-13-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By veganbikes

Like Shimano or SRAM they make crap but they also...

Like Shimano or SRAM they make crap but they also make good quality stuff as well. I will say I like the company as they still make bar end and thumb shifters that the big S' has said not for us....
Forum: Touring
12-13-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By Sorcerer

Have read this entire short thread and have...

Have read this entire short thread and have things to add.

First I have a Microshift 11 speed barcon on a bike which for at least a dozen years had 9 speed Ultegra barcons on it and a triple...
Forum: Touring
12-12-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By mbusky

I have the above referenced REI ADV1.1 with...

I have the above referenced REI ADV1.1 with Microshift bar end shifters and they have been flawless for near 8k miles this year. I spend almost all my time on the hoods and was worried about bar...
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By Tourist in MSN

A friend of mine was getting ready for Northern...

A friend of mine was getting ready for Northern Tier in 2017. His brifters died on his bike, he was in a hurry to get is bike working, nine speed system. He knew that I had bar ends on two touring...
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By tyrion

I've had both the 9 speed and 10 speed Microshift...

I've had both the 9 speed and 10 speed Microshift bar end shifters. They're fine. Simple and rugged. They're stock components on many touring bikes.
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By mstateglfr

I have Shimano DA 9sp bar ends on a bike and for...

I have Shimano DA 9sp bar ends on a bike and for 4 years used Microshift 11sp bar ends on my gravel bike.

The Microshift work great- they are precise, easy to set up, and well finished. ...
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By amilianadvtrs

I have MicroShift BS-T09 bar ends on a tandem we...

I have MicroShift BS-T09 bar ends on a tandem we tour on, the rear is indexed for 9-speed but I use it in friction mode with no issues. The change between friction and index is simple and easy to do...
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By Nyah

I think these are the same ones that are on the...

I think these are the same ones that are on the Konacado, which have worked very well for me so far. The front is a "micro-index" friction. It feels like exactly that, which results in a light,...
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By timdow

FWIW, REI is using these shifters on the ADV 1.1....

FWIW, REI is using these shifters on the ADV 1.1. I like bar-end shifters a lot, and I would really like to try them to see how they compare to the 9-speed BS77 Dura Ace shifters I have now.
Forum: Touring
12-11-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,690
Posted By Marylander

I've got the BS-M11 (I think same as yours with a...

I've got the BS-M11 (I think same as yours with a different index plate or whatever they call it) paired up with SLX 11 speed and think it's great. I expect to use microshift bar ends should I build...
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