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06-05-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 906
Posted By masi61

Ever since I began waxing my chains (3 years...

Ever since I began waxing my chains (3 years almost now) , my bikes appear almost surgically clean to others. I wipe down my frame tubes with "tub-o-towels" and also remove my wheels and spay them in...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine „Le Cycle“ 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with kind permission of Martine Rebour, sole living heir...
05-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By attylah

PM sent regarding the above Koga-Miyata frame....

PM sent regarding the above Koga-Miyata frame. Maybe a three way transaction here?
05-16-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By jamesdak

Campagnolo style "hood ornament"

Spent a good bit of time yesterday shooting a cyclekart event held near the house. Second year they've been here and I hope they keep coming.

Spotted this early on while shooting details of the...
05-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 672
Posted By Jantaras

As always, thanks for your comments! I got...

As always, thanks for your comments!

I got Vicini to somewhat rideable condition.
Still needs a lot of tweaking. I will be changing stem and maybe bars. Rear brake and shifters are stiff, I...
05-14-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By Murray Missile

We didn't want to waste acetylene so we used...

We didn't want to waste acetylene so we used burning polystyrene, the "sprue" from plastic models worked great. BIG amen on clear coating immediately!

Hmmm, I'm paintng a single speed, mght be...
05-13-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By randyjawa

Light an oxyacetylene torch without the oxygen...

Light an oxyacetylene torch without the oxygen turned on. Keep the flame low and then pass the frame over the surface you want smoked. Practice on anything before hitting your painted surface. It...
04-25-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,446
Posted By styggno1

1956 Crescent VM-racer, mod 201 (pre pepita)

This was a nice weekend!

Met up with a man that during 45 years had stored a bicycle in his dry and dark attic. Now it was for sale and he decided I was the right buyer/caretaker of it.

It is a...
04-20-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By nlerner

BF-er

BF-er
04-09-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By steelbikeguy

that reminds me of a review of a composite bike...

that reminds me of a review of a composite bike in the April 1994 issue of Bicycle Guide. I think both of these bikes sprang from the same sort of genius!

...
04-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn Varsity prototype.

Schwinn Varsity prototype.
04-08-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,932
Posted By cyccommute

They couldn’t find schedule 40 pipe?

They couldn’t find schedule 40 pipe?
04-08-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By CO_Hoya

In that case, that is the anchor point for the...

In that case, that is the anchor point for the cable for the front derailleur.

There was a short period of time where some MTBs used a modified bottom pull FD with top tube mounted cabling.
...
04-08-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 14,333
Views: 3,197,858
Posted By hazetguy

catch du jour: stickered-up Silca pump, Avocet...

catch du jour:
stickered-up Silca pump, Avocet Racing saddle, and a bottom bracket just because.
...
04-06-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 701
Posted By peashooter

Here are some pics. ...

Here are some pics.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn0767_f5245e1741974da754896f8b2985c4c4ef87b850.jpg...
04-03-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,274
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've done it with the cables going out at the...

I've done it with the cables going out at the drop bend, I've done it with 'criss cross' cables so you have nicer arcs and I've done it under the wraps.

With modern cable and housing, there's...
04-02-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By smontanaro

Lots of options as long as complete originality...

Lots of options as long as complete originality isn't important. I have a stash, but should I ever need to buy some replacements, I'd give retired framebuilder and blogger Dave Moulton...
04-02-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,473,241
Posted By capt_velo

Because steel conducts electricity!

Because steel conducts electricity!
04-01-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By Deepcherry

Is that cork still in there?

Is that cork still in there?
03-31-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7,134
Views: 684,250
Posted By scozim

Not really in the post but picked up by my dad...

Not really in the post but picked up by my dad who was pretending to be the delivery guy for me today. Stumbled across an ad for an 8 spd Campagnolo groupset and couldn't pass it up. The visions for...
03-31-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,293
Views: 852,712
Posted By genejockey

I guess 4 of my 6 bikes qualify as C&V now. ...

I guess 4 of my 6 bikes qualify as C&V now. Here's my first road bike, a Cannondale R500 from 1994, which I bought new in 1995. 3.0 frame, cantilever dropouts.

It came with a 7 sp triple RX100...
03-30-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,426
Posted By Rooney

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve...

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve stem.
03-29-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,134
Views: 684,250
Posted By Jmpierce

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1251_0168d05596d4b845f813cb09a6f47844ac49cd07.jpeg
Going on the RRB frame.
03-28-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,379
Posted By jdawginsc

Yard art it is! ...

Yard art it is!

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03-27-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,379
Posted By jdawginsc

I emerged uninjured... Salvage: 1. Sovis...

I emerged uninjured...

Salvage:
1. Sovis hubs/Weinmann original wheels...must have been a replacement hub...? Oddly, they are true as an arrow.
2. Brakes/yellow dot levers. Dia Compe 500s with...
03-27-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By randyjawa

I Never Thought I Would Buy Stuff Like This...

But I did. A good price presented itself on Ebay for the complete set, now purchased and destined to be fitted to a late sixties Carlton, rebadged as a Raleigh......
03-27-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,379
Posted By bikemig

That is one nasty looking Trek. The saddle...

That is one nasty looking Trek.

The saddle gets serious style bonus points.

That rear rack looks salvageable.

This bike has real promise though as yard art. There is stuff growing on that...
03-26-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7,134
Views: 684,250
Posted By malcala622

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x948/20210326_164811_ac1c5897d7a567a0abcc0d06f4aff83a5f66f6e4.jpg
This beauty arrived....thanks scozim




Bonus image. Small...
03-26-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,473,241
Posted By curbtender

I agree with the stuck/cut part, but pretty sure...

I agree with the stuck/cut part, but pretty sure it never was fluted.
03-26-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20,349
Views: 3,473,241
Posted By himespau

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the...

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the rest of the post. It got stuck and this is what he could cut off the top.
03-26-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By jimc101

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e....

Just get yourself some decent rotors, i.e. Shimano Deore level and above (nothing that says resin pads only like the RT56 which are junk)

If you were going to look at floating rotors , thinking...
03-24-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62,399
Views: 9,457,724
Posted By machinist42

Too Small

"Zebulon" in Hebrew means exaltation or refers to a small dwelling. (Zebulon is the small town outside Raleigh where the bike resides.)

This LeMond Reno is too small for me to dwell on, so I...
03-22-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By b dub

KwikSpin+ 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Auger...

KwikSpin+ 1/4 in. x 25 ft. Auger (https://www.homedepot.com/p/303644603)

...
03-22-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,584
Posted By BFisher

You better be careful! This is really a slippery...

You better be careful! This is really a slippery sloping top tube into the abyss.


But really, that is quite a cool bike.
03-22-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,584
Posted By randyjawa

Though I prefer my vintage bikes I do not prefer...

Though I prefer my vintage bikes I do not prefer them because they offer better ride quality or user friendliness. They are old, sporting dated technology and heavy by today's standards. However, I...
03-21-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 5,584
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don’t even know you any more. What’s next,...

I don’t even know you any more. What’s next, electronic shifting?
03-18-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,201,939
Posted By brandenjs

So this found it's way into my hands today. This...

So this found it's way into my hands today. This 1995 ProFlex 855 has a little bit of a race history. I was doing some research on Matt Quinn and found an interesting article on this man Wally Ghia....
03-18-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,444
Posted By xiaoman1

Not bike related, My 50-gallon water heater gave...

Not bike related, My 50-gallon water heater gave out and I got quotes of 1800.00 to 2600.00 depending on the model to install a new one.
Big box store and done for under 800.00 and 1/2 day work....
03-17-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,505
Posted By mountaindave

Mathematically that works out to n+0 and doesn't...

Mathematically that works out to n+0 and doesn't compute...
03-17-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,214
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I've seen a lot of bikes with this sort of...

I've seen a lot of bikes with this sort of configuration. Given the thickness of the shell and the anticipated movement of the shift cable (i.e. very little) I can see no way that this configuration...
03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,361
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,018
Posted By gugie

Some day you will become old and find it...

Some day you will become old and find it difficult to bend over so far. I'm planning on riding well into my 80's even if I have to exchage my dropped bars for ape hangers.

:50:
03-14-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,444
Posted By malcala622

Adjusting all my Cateye computers an hour...

Adjusting all my Cateye computers an hour forward. :thumb:
03-05-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,112
Posted By Fahrenheit531

That paint is awesome. It's like a sunburst...

That paint is awesome. It's like a sunburst Gibson. :love:
03-05-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,367
Views: 419,444
Posted By NJgreyhead

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic...

Above on 2.16.21, I posted a fuzzy flip-phone pic of a Nishiki I was re-habbing in my basement for a non-profit.
Here it is, done and in the sun.
...
03-04-21, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,836
Views: 2,201,939
Posted By DorkDisk

Bumping with my 95 Cannondale M500. ...

Bumping with my 95 Cannondale M500.

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03-02-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,505
Posted By velojym

I've used an old bike wheel to demonstrate...

I've used an old bike wheel to demonstrate gyroscopic precession to flight school students.
03-02-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,112
Posted By styggno1

One more early 80ies period correctness - If you...

One more early 80ies period correctness - If you were in a sponsored team and Campagnolo supplied you with their own (pre C-record) aero handles. Or you could always make your own.

Home made:
...
02-28-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By bikemig

Yeah but it's not a real Huffy without an...

Yeah but it's not a real Huffy without an ashtabula crank . . . :innocent:
02-26-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,505
Posted By T-Mar

I posted this in the past, so some members may...

I posted this in the past, so some members may recall it. For a 7th grade science project, my son had to build a chair from recycled materials. He chose bicycle rims for the frame work. Fifteen years...
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