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05-25-22, 09:28 PM
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Posted By gugie

Andy_K wrote the definitive post on this subject...

Andy_K wrote the definitive post on this subject (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1135729-extreme-brake-lever-hood-repair.html).
05-25-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1982) Shimano Deore drivetrain (loaded touring)

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05-25-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By cinelliguy

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on...

I am the buyer. Here is the crazy backstory on this purchase.

In 1978 two frames, this one #7574 and #7589 were ordered from Jack Taylor Cycles by a gentleman from the local San Francisco Bay...
05-24-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 871
Posted By Andy_K

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a...

If it means you'll ride the bike more, it's a positive change.
05-24-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,655
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Restored this bike about a year ago. I replaced the cotter crank with the 49D. Timeless design.

...
05-24-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 567
Posted By Shrevvy

Jack Taylor Touring Campy, TA, Phil Wood

Jack Taylor touring bike up for sale. $1400 plus shipping. Shipping $99 for lower 48 states. Pickup available in Northeast Ohio.

- 60 cm CTC seat tube, 58.5 CTC top tube
- Campy Rally RD, Campy...
05-24-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 187
Posted By nlerner

I seem to have accumulated a few: ...

I seem to have accumulated a few:

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Mostly...
05-24-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,123
Posted By ThermionicScott

I'm not sure that's robust enough. Might want...

I'm not sure that's robust enough. Might want something like:

if (tired(legs)) shut_up(legs);

;)
05-23-22, 09:43 PM
05-23-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 486
Posted By jdawginsc

Some of us are pre-certifiable...

Some of us are pre-certifiable...
05-23-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By steelbikeguy

for something appropriate to the bike's age, the...

for something appropriate to the bike's age, the T.A. Cyclo-touriste or its equivalents are fairly available and reliable. T.A. still sells new chainrings for it, which is certainly a vote in its...
05-22-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 784
Posted By tyrion

I use an 8x10 Deardorff. ...

I use an 8x10 Deardorff.


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Hard to focus when riding,...
05-22-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,123
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm in Niles, Michigan just above South Bend...

I'm in Niles, Michigan just above South Bend Indiana and Notre Dame University. I'm about 100 miles from Fort Wayne. I'll be one of the speakers at Auburn Classic Bicycle show in Auburn, Indiana the...
05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,501
Posted By poprad

So the day after... Once the white smoke...

So the day after...
Once the white smoke cleared from above the Vatican and the angels ceased their melody, I collected my thoughts and committed to a group ride with the "slow group" of the ACBO....
05-22-22, 07:15 AM
05-22-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,123
Posted By smontanaro

And now for something completely different - frame graphics

(This isn't really C&V, but you're my peeps, and it is bike-related...)

I start a framebuilding class next week with Doug Fattic. After about three weeks of work, I should have a custom-made...
05-21-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 480
Posted By JacobLee

Aha! So laced at a Schwinn shop, presumably?

Aha! So laced at a Schwinn shop, presumably?
05-21-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,501
Posted By poprad

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and...

It rides like a bike I've owned for 20 years and tweaked until it's perfect. Tomorrow morning early will be the first real ride. It was an incredible day, filled with new friends, new bike, and...
05-21-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,501
Posted By poprad

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-21-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,062
Posted By 52telecaster

When comes to touring bikes I may be faster on...

When comes to touring bikes I may be faster on old ones. They are usually lighter.
05-20-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,062
Posted By steelbikeguy

I enjoy GCN and Simon, and appreciate the love...

I enjoy GCN and Simon, and appreciate the love for the Merckx! One could quibble about non-ideal aspects of the video, but I give Si credit for even thinking about grinding up that hill in a 42 x...
05-20-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,702
Posted By TullySteve

Yes, I would say it matched as expected. Never...

Yes, I would say it matched as expected. Never dealt with this powdercoating process. It was crazy, I stopped by after they had only done the color layer, before the clearcoat, and he got my frame to...
05-20-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By 75lechamp

New Build: 1975 Schwinn Paramount P10-9

Well here's another build - I recently acquired a '75 Paramount, in Opaque Red. As it came to me, it was a little bit of a mess, with a few misses on the original parts, but with a few really cool...
05-20-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By tcs

My employer for many years was antagonistic...

My employer for many years was antagonistic towards bikes for no known reason. I used to ride my folder, fold it, carry it inside and put it under my desk. They could never find anything in the...
05-20-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,062
Posted By Fahrenheit531

GCN '69 Merckx Climb Vid

So they meticulously reproduced a Merckx racing bike with NOS Campy, then got to climbing. WOOHOO! :thumb:

https://youtu.be/EBnXXrffLos
05-20-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By microcord

Oh I do appreciate it, despite its shortcomings....

Oh I do appreciate it, despite its shortcomings. It and I have been on some memorable adventures. (Shibu pass (https://biketourjapan.com/cycling-shibu-pass-2172m/), for one.)
05-20-22, 12:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By microcord

I've got one myself and I do like the ride,...

I've got one myself and I do like the ride, what's left of the periwinkle blue colour, and the ample clearance for 28 mm tyres.

I'm not competent to judge the craftsmanship; but I'm mightily...
05-19-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,810
Posted By repechage

when I was in junior high school, the bike I rode...

when I was in junior high school, the bike I rode to school, a Sting-Ray with a 39x17 and 20" but with toe clips and straps was the nemesis of a guy on a fresh Raleigh International where he removed...
05-19-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I dimly recall reading something about...

.
...I dimly recall reading something about these in some dingy corner of the internet, about the contract builder, but I can't find it. Which is no big deal, because contract built frames that are...
05-19-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 652
Posted By kermie

Here is one of LeMond which caught my attention...

Here is one of LeMond which caught my attention back in the day. Not my photo though.
...
05-19-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By imabeliever1

Schwinn Voyageur

Finished my Voyageur. Have only been able to ride around the neighborhood. Hope the weather is good Monday to take it for an extended run.
From the small rides so far it rides like a Caddy. Longer...
05-19-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By BFisher

Maybe not too much of a conundrum if the Cinelli...

Maybe not too much of a conundrum if the Cinelli was originally sold as a frameset. No originality to the build, so apply it to the best fitting frameset all smiles.

Beautiful bikes, especially...
05-19-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

https://youtu.be/lsuvEENrK44
05-18-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By nlerner

Itís a 1971 Raleigh Intíl fitted with 650b x 42...

Itís a 1971 Raleigh Intíl fitted with 650b x 42 wheels, MAFAC RAID braze-on center pulls, i.e., the full Gugificazione process via gugie, aka the Bike Butcher of Portland. Those are Soma Cazadero...
05-18-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By smd4

Definitely a conundrum. I guess just put the best...

Definitely a conundrum. I guess just put the best parts you have on the frame that speaks to you the most? At least you can ride the Cinelli a bit to see if that's the one. If not, a parts swap with...
05-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By CriticalThought

Mens sana in corpore sano

Thanks for the perspectives smd4 Soody panzerwagon ... and wow, thanks for the pics rccardr ...fantastic and inspiring.

So here's my conundrum (and it's a good one to have, I know...). I picked up...
05-18-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By rccardr

For reference: ...

For reference:
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Stock colors with Tricolor group; I added...
05-18-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By smd4

Any Cinelli frame--sold as a frameset only--would...

Any Cinelli frame--sold as a frameset only--would put it far beyond my understanding of "entry-level." An entry-level Cinelli, perhaps, but that's the equivalent of just about anybody else's high-end...
05-17-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,119
Posted By davester

I drop my chain in the cold crockpot on my...

I drop my chain in the cold crockpot on my workbench. Turn it on, and set my phone alarm for 1 hour. When I go back it is always up to 200F so I swish the chain and remove.
05-17-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By Andy_K

The cobbler's children have no shoes.

The cobbler's children have no shoes.
05-17-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7,613
Views: 823,935
Posted By smontanaro

A few things came while I was in Vermont, and I...

A few things came while I was in Vermont, and I dragged a bike home (my son's) to do a little work on it for him wider tires, lower gears):
...
05-17-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By nlerner

I usually park at a bike rack outside, but if I...

I usually park at a bike rack outside, but if I forget my lock I bring my bike into my office:
...
05-17-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,085
Posted By CriticalThought

Delta Brake Bits

Thanks all.

repechage All is not lost when it comes to the brake pads (both figuratively and literally!). As I was heading off the seller tossed me a ziplock bag and a couple of pedals!

Turns...
05-17-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 935
Posted By gugie

My company has bike stands outside, uncovered. In...

My company has bike stands outside, uncovered. In the PNW. Most of us that ride to work just park it in the cubical jungle.
...
Replies: 28
Views: 750
Posted By TugaDude

The bike definitely has value. The components...

The bike definitely has value. The components themselves have value. This might be one of those instances where the sum of the parts is greater than the whole. I love the look, the chrome lugs,...
05-16-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By C9H13N

Here are the pics as promised. Most of the...

Here are the pics as promised.

Most of the group excluding the hubs/wheelset was cleaned up before I discovered the crack in the frame.

Whatís missing: complete bottom bracket (takes 113mm) and...
05-16-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,834
Posted By tjfastback66

I decided to clean up the original spokes and the...

I decided to clean up the original spokes and the Univega is all set to roll !
...
05-15-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,810
Posted By repechage

but now it's is easier to set the brake levers in...

but now it's is easier to set the brake levers in a better position.
05-14-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,613
Views: 823,935
Posted By botty kayer

I built my 753 Merckx up 2 years ago...... ...

I built my 753 Merckx up 2 years ago......
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1299/mbehq5v_9ec11c3b568e42c18cf300dd6b896efeeef91755.jpg
....but its never been quite...
05-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By C9H13N

I have a complete 1050 group that you can have...

I have a complete 1050 group that you can have for the cost of shipping. Came off a cracked Miyata 712. Iím traveling for work this weekend and will get pics tomorrow night.
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