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10-10-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By Repack Rider

45th Anniversary coming up

On October 21, 1976 I agreed to help a few friends settle an argument as to who was the fastest downhill rider on our modified "klunker" bikes. We had decided that a time trial was the way to make it...
10-09-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By thinktubes

What's the word to describe the sound of running...

What's the word to describe the sound of running over all these freakin' walnuts that are now everywhere?
10-07-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,636
Posted By cudak888

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot: ...

Quick update. First, obligatory beauty shot:

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Thanks to...
10-05-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 769
Posted By Hasek

Great scores 52!. PB Blaster is good stuff. Kroil...

Great scores 52!. PB Blaster is good stuff. Kroil puts it to shame: https://www.kroil.com/
10-04-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 988
Posted By FBOATSB

Maybe you can get him to join up and be schooled...

Maybe you can get him to join up and be schooled proper:hug:
10-03-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By jjhabbs

I did my first "how to" video. How to straighten a Derailleur hanger on a vintage

Hey guys,
Just tried my hand at making a How to video. Haven't done that before. I'm sure I left some things out. Please check it out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DY8qPQSvBCc
10-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 758
Posted By thook

it'd be the "1U8". a hybrid model

it'd be the "1U8". a hybrid model
10-02-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 988
Posted By JanMM

Surprised that a 1980 LeTour would have a crank...

Surprised that a 1980 LeTour would have a crank requiring 1/2" pedals. Must have been replaced a time or two since new.
09-28-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8,056
Views: 2,578,117
Posted By cb400bill

Thread moved to C&V.

Thread moved to C&V.
09-21-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,484
Posted By joesch

You can also donate to a thrift shop. This will...

You can also donate to a thrift shop.
This will help keep these bits get used again.
Just a little more work than trashing and much more rewarding to others
09-21-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 740
Posted By restlessswind

Fun Fact: 78.327% of statistics are made up.

Fun Fact: 78.327% of statistics are made up.
09-17-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By TiHabanero

From Varsity to Custom

The addiction started innocently enough in 1971 on a Saturday around 2pm. Dad and I drove to the Schwinn store with my paper route money to buy my first geared bicycle. Eagerly I handed over 104...
09-12-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By davester

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so...

Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
09-12-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 799
Posted By P!N20

Put a D-ring bolt in it, and when you're riding...

Put a D-ring bolt in it, and when you're riding with your mates just reach down and adjust it and accelerate at the same time, they'll all be like, whaaaaaat?
09-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By shelbyfv

Fingernail polish.

Fingernail polish.
09-06-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 928
Posted By iab

Worse than you think.

Worse than you think.
09-06-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,635
Posted By Darth Lefty

Every time we do this exercise we come up against...

Every time we do this exercise we come up against drivetrain, shifters, and tires.

Then we start talking about why and the thread gets locked
09-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

If you want to find them sooner though, go ahead...

If you want to find them sooner though, go ahead and buy 36 more.
08-30-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,831
Posted By c_m_shooter

There are 2 types of animals- squishable and...

There are 2 types of animals- squishable and unsquishable. Never swerve to miss something that is squishable.
08-28-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Darth Lefty

Who can explain why it has a derailleur

Who can explain why it has a derailleur
08-28-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By andrewclaus

Do you by any chance store any bases or acids in...

Do you by any chance store any bases or acids in there? Chorine bleach, muriatic acid, industrial pure vinegar, car batteries?
08-24-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By Ishamael

While the inclusion of a corncob in the picture...

While the inclusion of a corncob in the picture for scale is appreciated, in future a Standard Reference Pear would be preferred. :)
08-22-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By gugie

Interesting to see that most of the features of...

Interesting to see that most of the features of that "BEHEMOTH" thing are replaced by a hub generator and a phone.
08-21-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By crowbike

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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08-17-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By RiceAWay

That is NOT a Schwinn fork.

That is NOT a Schwinn fork.
08-17-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,318
Posted By TCollen

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is...

NOTE TO WIFE: This thread demonstrates why it is important that I maintain 9 emergency backup bicycles.
08-16-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By HillRider

Where did you get a length of all-thread threaded...

Where did you get a length of all-thread threaded M10x1.0 mm?
08-11-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 764
Posted By nlerner

I predict that the shortage of cars will affect...

I predict that the shortage of cars will affect the price of cars.
08-09-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By veganbikes

True it is an important book: ...

True it is an important book:


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08-08-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 450
Posted By 3alarmer

...thank you. Weirdly enough, the stuff I seem...

...thank you. Weirdly enough, the stuff I seem to need keeps on showing up. This is the benefit of keeping your needs simple, and your wants few. If I had dicks breaks, it would cut sharply into my...
08-04-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,851
Posted By fishboat

? I must be missing something. That...

?

I must be missing something.

That said..by all means call the cops.

Cop: "..is this your bike?"
OP: "..ah..no"
Cop: "..do you know who's bike this is?"
OP: "..ah..no"
08-02-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By caloso

To be safe, maybe you should ride the trails east...

To be safe, maybe you should ride the trails east of the city.
07-31-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 674
Posted By debade

Wisconsin- couldn’t resist.

Wisconsin- couldn’t resist.
07-26-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By Geepig

I am a bit confused here, because if the limit...

I am a bit confused here, because if the limit screws are properly set then it should go into all the gears otherwise how can you set them properly?

So does it not go in only while while riding?...
07-25-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By 70sSanO

That sure beats that poster with the pole. ...

That sure beats that poster with the pole.

John
07-24-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,803
Posted By The Golden Boy

I just used a short threaded bolt and ran that...

I just used a short threaded bolt and ran that through- then a long threaded spacer, then ran a bolt through the fender into the spacer.

...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By StupidlyBrave

I'm out for a while

Gone fishin and living on an island. See ya next week

https://i.imgur.com/ErhUGCI.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/V37w2JV.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/giBR6fd.jpg

I'll bring friends...
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,464
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/nDHJUUn.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/nDHJUUn.jpg
07-19-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,187
Posted By GlennR

h t f u

h t f u
07-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,839
Posted By DMC707

Perhaps Cadillac Escalade decals would be a solid...

Perhaps Cadillac Escalade decals would be a solid upgrade
07-13-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By ThermionicScott

It's a unicrown fork on a cheap cruiser. I'd be...

It's a unicrown fork on a cheap cruiser. I'd be VERY surprised if the metal in that area was insubstantial for any reason. :lol:
07-08-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,202
Posted By 70sSanO

Will a quill wedge fit inside of it? Maybe a...

Will a quill wedge fit inside of it?

Maybe a pipe with the end tapered and some all thread. Washer and nut to secure it and a second washer/plate and nut at the end with a slide underneath.

John
07-05-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,006
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...find someone who does electrical diagnosis...

.
...find someone who does electrical diagnosis (like cars or other electronical stuff), and pay that person to run down the issue. I used to do automotive electrical, and you can spend a lot of...
07-01-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,665
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Up next for discussion: how Habitat for Humanity...

Up next for discussion: how Habitat for Humanity is driving down the wages of builders and putting construction workers out of business. After that maybe we can talk about how AutoZone and NAPA are...
Forum: Foo
07-01-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,240
Posted By DiabloScott

What I didn't know at the time, was that the...

What I didn't know at the time, was that the recruiters got bigger bonuses for signing up nukes than just about any other rates. So whenever they can get someone smart enough to take the test,...
07-01-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,893
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, if capitalism was allowed unfettered, the...

Yes, if capitalism was allowed unfettered, the workers in the supply chain would have been forced to get COVID as God intended. Curses, governments!

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06-29-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By joeruge

Wait...two noble gases on the same bike? That's a...

Wait...two noble gases on the same bike? That's a hard one to beat!
06-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 9,262
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. I mean, we've never...

Very interesting post.

I mean, we've never discussed this question around here.
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