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05-16-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 407,786
Posted By bikemig

Great looking bike. That's impressive that you...

Great looking bike. That's impressive that you managed to fit 35c tires and fenders on the bike.
05-15-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,246
Posted By Roger M

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05-15-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,335
Views: 407,786
Posted By bikemig

1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer

I picked up this remarkably clean '72 Schwinn Sports Tourer with all original parts. I've started overhauling it. Today was a good day. The freewheel came off even though there was no grease on the...
05-14-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 495
Posted By Pompiere

I used Rustoleum Metallic on my Fuji. It looked...

I used Rustoleum Metallic on my Fuji. It looked dull until I sprayed the clear coat. I'm pretty happy with the final result.
...
05-14-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By non-fixie

I don't have a "grail bike", but I did go out on...

I don't have a "grail bike", but I did go out on a limb once, and had a bike shipped from Canada to Holland. Ended up with a $320 bill for a $65 bike.

But seeing mrs non-fixie being singled-out...
05-12-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 384
Posted By momoman

I found this old thread (no pun intended) ...

I found this old thread (no pun intended)

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1193805-var-depose-thumb-screw-thread-pitch.html
05-08-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By fettsvenska

The best surprise I ever got from an old bike was...

The best surprise I ever got from an old bike was the bottom bracket. I bought an old beat up Fuji as an impulse buy for something like $20. I get it home and start to overhaul things a little bit...
05-06-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,246
Posted By merziac

Nothing like an NOS freewheel. ...

Nothing like an NOS freewheel.


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05-06-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 651
Posted By smontanaro

As I understand it, some version of SunTour...

As I understand it, some version of SunTour freewheel body was used for five-speed, narrow (Ultra6) six-speed and wide six-speed freewheels. Narrow six-speed SunTour freewheels are kinda spendy...
05-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 831
Posted By Roger M

Nice! I like the auto trim feature(for the...

Nice!

I like the auto trim feature(for the front derailleur)on these. This is a 'too small for me' bike that I've had for too long...
...
05-02-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,704
Posted By niliraga

first loaded "shakedown" trip to test things out,...

first loaded "shakedown" trip to test things out, but no complaints after a 75 mile weekend. the kross57 donor doing what it was designed to do!

...
04-30-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By thumpism

DON'T TOUCH IT! Have you never watched Antiques...

DON'T TOUCH IT! Have you never watched Antiques Roadshow?

Meanwhile, here's a little Swiss-made Condor 3-speed that was at the co-op forever. Didn't need it, don't have space for it, have no use...
04-30-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By genejockey

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Every bike in the frame except the Ritchey. I could have stopped there and...
04-30-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,015
Posted By Texpe

Here is my covid nishiki project frame up

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04-30-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,116
Posted By jackbombay

This bike was in the metal pile at the dump where...

This bike was in the metal pile at the dump where I used to live in Idaho, you're not supposed to take stuff, but... I couldn't pass it up!

Not sure what I'll do with it quite yet, but its a...
04-30-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By Dylansbob

I'd just slap another crankset on and call it...

I'd just slap another crankset on and call it good.
04-28-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By genejockey

I checked, and apparently the Gazelles are fine...

I checked, and apparently the Gazelles are fine with being used with clips and straps. ;)...
04-26-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,246
Posted By Choke

It's since been installed on a bike but this was...

It's since been installed on a bike but this was my best ever NOS score......a Zeus New Racer group. The groove around the outside holds the cables and housing.

http://misc.ciocctoo.com/nrg.JPG
04-23-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,118
Posted By VRJAKE

1996 Riv All Rounder. Reynolds 753. Nimble,...

1996 Riv All Rounder. Reynolds 753. Nimble, relative light, 26" x 1.8" tires, quite fun. Since added a Nitto front rack, handlebar bag, lower gearing.
...
04-19-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 840
Posted By Leinster

I just came into this thread to point out that...

I just came into this thread to point out that not calling it "Help Miyata Here" was a huge missed opportunity and I am disappoint.
04-16-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By Wulf

Get some primer on quickly. Bare frame will...

Get some primer on quickly. Bare frame will start to rust a day or two after bead blasting. Use an automotive etching primer. I also used a 2 part clear coat in a rattle can. You have activate...
04-16-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By bikingshearer

Yeah, that'll do. That frame is in the right...

Yeah, that'll do. That frame is in the right hands.
04-16-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By obrentharris

Great to see this one moving steadily forward! ...

Great to see this one moving steadily forward!

Brent
04-15-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 534
Posted By Dylansbob

We have a winner. It's pretty scruffy,...

We have a winner.

It's pretty scruffy, despite the ad saying otherwise. Lots of scratches. The dt shifters have slid AND been overtightened, causing some crimping. But hey, at least the...
04-13-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,411
Posted By KenNC

Well that sure looks nice after the bead blast,...

Well that sure looks nice after the bead blast, can't wait to see what it looks like refinished!
04-13-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By mountaindave

And a critical piece of history in the...

And a critical piece of history in the development of derailleurs with its slant parallel design. Chunky and bulky looking to some, but actually light weight, bombproof and unparalleled (pun...
04-13-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By oceanhaitang

Got one on my Univega!

Love this mech!

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04-12-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By francophile

Excellent. Thanks for that tidbit, I didn't...

Excellent. Thanks for that tidbit, I didn't realize he'd done a video on one. I'd like to rebuild one I've got but after experiences (not bad, just tedious) overhauling Simplex and Huret mechs, I...
04-12-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By seedsbelize

I have two of them active. My fave. GLWS

I have two of them active. My fave.
GLWS
04-07-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By Hproduguidon

my oldest motobecane 1940 ...

my oldest motobecane 1940

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04-06-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 990
Posted By 75lechamp

1975 Team Champion

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04-03-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,196
Posted By uncle uncle

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Here are my "daily duty" watches, though I don't always remember to wear them...
03-31-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,554
Posted By Crankstank

1984 Univega Alpina Ultima

I'll get around to building it one of these days.
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03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,963
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-23-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 946
Posted By panzerwagon

OP: "I have 5 vintage bicycles..." BF: "The...

OP: "I have 5 vintage bicycles..."
BF: "The nice thing about the small variety you have..."

I kid of course, but I can't help but laugh/cry at myself. Joined bikeforums with a single bike. Years...
03-19-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,413
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Well, the Bdop pads arrived today. Talk about...

Well, the Bdop pads arrived today. Talk about rapid sevice. :thumb:
Anyway, they actually provide enough drop to use the 700c wheels that were originally planned for this build, so I think the owner...
03-12-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By SurferRosa

I loved The State ... and UCB.

I loved The State ... and UCB.
03-11-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By 4funbikes

woops! They didnít make it in the picture. ...

woops! They didnít make it in the picture.
here you go.

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Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By genec

I seem to recall "Secret life of Machines..."...

I seem to recall "Secret life of Machines..." even if not, man that seem so much up my alley... I love engineering type shows... From "How its made" to the series Mythbusters... to shows where...
02-27-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,092
Views: 670,928
Posted By southpawboston

Ok, so this is almost laughable. I needed ONE set...

Ok, so this is almost laughable. I needed ONE set of MAFAC cantis for a build I'm working on, and ended up with three bikes' worth from two purchases, one of them NOS in the bag (with $18 marked on...
02-26-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,288
Posted By Dean51

Caddy for small tools ..... ...

Caddy for small tools .....

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Dean
02-26-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By sloar

Black or tan? I know the answer!

I wanted to try blackwall tires to keep the black and red theme. Then I tried the tanwalls, huge difference. Keeping the tans.




...
02-26-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 664
Posted By clubman

Nice wall mount as well. Hmmm

Nice wall mount as well. Hmmm
02-24-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17,247
Views: 1,852,671
Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

Feels like spring in Bay Area of Callfornia, with...

Feels like spring in Bay Area of Callfornia, with green grass, buds and blossoms on trees, birds nesting, and temps in 60s and 70s. ...
02-23-21, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Andy_K

I generally rush every bike into rideable...

I generally rush every bike into rideable condition and then slowly plan to rebuild it and accumulate parts until I can turn it around completely. So I end up with bikes that have a history like...
02-22-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By philpeugeot

Oh, thank God I'm not alone.

Oh, thank God I'm not alone.
02-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,144
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I would never circumvent any rules to accomodate...

I would never circumvent any rules to accomodate a seller. If you sell on eBay, you do everything through eBay and use Paypal; if you use Paypal, you pay fees.

If there's a dispute, everything...
02-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By mountaindave

I happen to have a computer with CD capability....

I happen to have a computer with CD capability. And as director of a vintage bike ride, I feel it my duty to research vintage bikes of all kinds - especially of the proletariat. PM incoming.
...
02-15-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,026
Posted By masispecial

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I bought this Ritchey tandem off eBay a couple of...
02-14-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By cb400bill

It’s hard to look at an upside down bike ...

It’s hard to look at an upside down bike


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