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10-16-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 69
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Posted By ThermionicScott

I didn't appreciate how tall you are before...

I didn't appreciate how tall you are before seeing these pictures! :lol: The fact that you can put a foot down while in the saddle makes me think the saddle itself is a bit too low. Raising it up a...
10-16-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,929
Posted By polymorphself

This should be on a t shirt. Poignant and concise.

This should be on a t shirt. Poignant and concise.
10-16-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By James1964

Facebook's algorithm is quite poor. Simple...

Facebook's algorithm is quite poor. Simple changes in the search terms can bring vastly different results with little overlap.
10-16-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 491
Posted By merziac

Well, not doubting your program but something odd...

Well, not doubting your program but something odd going on here, if you've broken 3 bikes. I would bet less than 1% of the members, bikes, etc, whatever have had a frame failure.

Many things are...
10-16-21, 08:43 AM
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Posted By WGB

Says 56cm ...

Says 56cm
https://sarasota.craigslist.org/bik/d/osprey-bicycle-trek-420/7394859482.htmlBicycle TREK 420 - $50 (Osprey, FL)The bike has two flat tires and taking up room.
...
10-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 25,207
Views: 3,199,237
Posted By RustyJames

Ahh yes, this is giving me flashbacks to English...

Ahh yes, this is giving me flashbacks to English cars. Somethings - like SU carbs - are brilliant and other things, not so much. Opening a water valve in the engine compartment so you have heat in...
10-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,929
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Decals update: So I sent an email with pictures...

Decals update: So I sent an email with pictures (some you see above) to Velocals stating that the brown of the decal didn't match the photo's brown (not to mention, the head tube's brown) and asked...
10-15-21, 08:18 PM
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Views: 9,987,242
Posted By thumpism

Nice bundle. ...

Nice bundle.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/415988573527002
...
10-15-21, 08:14 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Clubman? ...

Clubman?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/6126288234113088
...
10-15-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bianchigirll

Probably not. There are plenty of nice classic...

Probably not. There are plenty of nice classic bikes out there.

That Panasonic is nice though.
10-15-21, 07:05 PM
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Posted By 3speedslow

1979 Raleigh Roadster Took the old knurled...

1979 Raleigh Roadster

Took the old knurled seat post out and cleaned it up some. Put the micrometer to it again and was given more reliable reading around 25.79 Gave me an idea. Went to the bin...
10-15-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 244
Posted By gugie

I think this thread has veered off of the OP's...

I think this thread has veered off of the OP's original question. The ask: is a Nishiki Cresta or Cresta GT suitable for an Erie Canal credit card (hotel, no camping) trip?

My answer: :thumb:
10-15-21, 12:53 PM
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Posted By Braqli

Raleigh International listed for $200 in Palm...

Raleigh International listed for $200 in Palm Springs.

https://palmsprings.craigslist.org/bik/d/palm-springs-raleigh-international/7394540386.html
10-15-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,122
Posted By th0m

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been...

I would love to get a Panasonic frame. Have been oogling the FRCC22 and FRCC12 frames for some time now. The fact that it requires a bit of effort to order one outside of Japan, plus that everyone...
10-15-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,122
Posted By Shrevvy

New production bikes are no longer cheap. The All...

New production bikes are no longer cheap. The All City Zig Zag with 105 is $3,050. Frame is $1,550. With Ultegra the bike is $4,199. I would think that is a fair comparison.

At today's exchange...
10-15-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By rhm

I'd go with M5 and a nut. I understand the...

I'd go with M5 and a nut. I understand the desire to 'do it right' but I don't see how changing the threading in the frame is better than something that's completely non-destructive. But as due...
10-14-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25,207
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Posted By 3speedslow

Really, really need to get a cotter crank tool!

Really, really need to get a cotter crank tool!
10-14-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By BFisher

I've read that IGH bikes make "sport of winter...

I've read that IGH bikes make "sport of winter cycling." Especially Raleighs....
10-14-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By tricky

That's a good deal! I was going to post Universal...

That's a good deal! I was going to post Universal Cycles Shimano hubs page that has a selection of IGHs (Universal Cycles -- Hubs & Parts...
10-14-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By 3alarmer

...me too. I have been unable to ride some days...

...me too. I have been unable to ride some days in the past couple of months, here in California, because of all the smoke in the air. Now I feel better about having moved here. Thanks to everyone.
...
10-14-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By smontanaro

I'll balance out the negativity about studded...

I'll balance out the negativity about studded tires. I used 45NRTH Xerxes tires. They are narrow (30mm) relative to most other studded tires and were designed for commuting. There are no studs in the...
10-14-21, 05:10 PM
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Posted By thumpism

Claud! ...

Claud!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/269593761709048
...
10-14-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By nlerner

I agree that studded tires kinda suck. I actually...

I agree that studded tires kinda suck. I actually havenít used them much at all in the last several years because it seems winter temps have risen a bit and, as you know, they salt the cr@p out of...
10-14-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By noobinsf

Is yours the newest model, the Cyclone? It would...

Is yours the newest model, the Cyclone? It would be marked with "Cyclone Mk I" if so. Either way, I do agree with you -- it's very easy to feel the difference when you spin one of these or a Sunrace...
10-14-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By jonwvara

I am enjoying this whole discussion, so thanks to...

I am enjoying this whole discussion, so thanks to everyone who has chipped in so far.

As it happens, I do have a virtually new set of 700x30 studded tires, which I have never used because my...
10-14-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By scarlson

I hated the studded tires, but I think I'm in the...

I hated the studded tires, but I think I'm in the minority.

When I used them commuting in Vermont, they posed problems at very low temperatures on dry road. When it was very cold, the rubber got...
10-14-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By SJX426

A gentleman I know builds his own frames and made...

A gentleman I know builds his own frames and made this one that he lent me for my bent fork
https://live.staticflickr.com/389/19633381723_561958c0d2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/vUWdnr)Fork Jig 1...
10-14-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By non-fixie

Thank you! I have a couple of forks that need...

Thank you! I have a couple of forks that need attention, and have been looking for a practical approach for a while. :thumb:
10-14-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By nlerner

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you...

Well, sometimes in New England, it snows when you don't expect it to, so you might not quite have the right tool for the job. This was from late October last year:...
10-14-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By SimplySycles1

Maybe a better photo. Short distance from me, i...

Maybe a better photo. Short distance from me, i can facilitate....
10-14-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By rideandgoseek

First off, let me start by saying, she’s rough....

First off, let me start by saying, she’s rough. Rougher than I had hoped. Here are some pics the day it arrived in Colorado.

Some notable things..

Original Universal brake levers were replaced...
10-14-21, 12:33 PM
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Posted By SimplySycles1

Trek 7900 Carbon Multi Track

Kinda hard to find and for 60.00 if there is not damage it would be a great deal. Sorry that is the only picture i could get.
...
10-14-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By rustystrings61

I bought this one earlier today. Alas, the spare...

I bought this one earlier today. Alas, the spare wheelset is currently in the seller's rented storage facility, as the movers took the wheels when they shouldn't have. On the bright side, the...
10-14-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 447
Posted By rideandgoseek

Windsor Profesional Refurb - Part 1

Hey all,

I wanted to share my recently purchased mid 70ís Windsor Pro. I bought it back in April from the original owners nephew in LA. I live in Colorado so had a buddy pick it up and drive it...
10-14-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Ex Pres

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts...

Your rig is similar to one I made up, u-bolts FTW.
I used a small jack to realign my blades, pushing on a bare axle I used in the dropouts.

Decided to add a picture of mine, though not in use. I...
10-14-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 64,371
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Posted By thumpism

$35 Panasonic DX3000 in SC. Looks like an...

$35 Panasonic DX3000 in SC. Looks like an American Classic hub on the spare.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/408066530877576
...
10-14-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By rjhammett

Pretty much brute force. To adjust the blade rake...

Pretty much brute force. To adjust the blade rake at the dropouts I put my foot on the board between the blades and pushed/pulled on the blade that needed adjustment. For the side to side I set the...
10-14-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By due ruote

On my '73 GS 5mm fit the rear but was too small...

On my '73 GS 5mm fit the rear but was too small for front. I retapped those for M6. You do what you gotta do.
10-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By JacobLee

Youíre right, I havenít the foggiest idea what...

Youíre right, I havenít the foggiest idea what this frame is! I was just feeling relieved that I hadnít hauled home another project with bad paint! In my amateur attempt at frame ID, I did think the...
10-14-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By rjhammett

DIY Jig for Aligning the Fork

My '90ish Giordana Spica wanted to veer strongly to the left when riding. I tried the fork alignment that Sheldon had on his site without much success (...
10-14-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 593
Posted By SirMike1983

If you can get by with rim brakes, I'd be...

If you can get by with rim brakes, I'd be inclined to go with an older Sturmey Archer AW hub, with marine grease in the bearings to keep the water out, and a 20-weight or 15-weight oil.

If you...
10-14-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,788
Posted By jdawginsc

Want something different...almost had a Graham...

Want something different...almost had a Graham Weigh last year, but there was some confusion about the provenance.

There's a Soviet Union-built bike I want in England right now...does that count?
10-14-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25,207
Views: 3,199,237
Posted By gster

When I was a kid, the Mahovlich family lived on...

When I was a kid, the Mahovlich family lived on our street in Etobicoke and on Halloween, gave out hockey cards
instead of candy...
10-13-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,929
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Thank you! Yeah, decals are or certainly can be...

Thank you! Yeah, decals are or certainly can be nerve-wracking. I remember placing the P A R A M O U N T and S C H W I N N decals on my '85 Paramount, a full 18" span for the top tube applied ones....
10-13-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 402,656
Posted By Pcampeau

Since youíre looking for the correct Reynolds 531...

Since youíre looking for the correct Reynolds 531 decal I thought you could use a visual guide. Just like yours, this is a 1973 Super Course. The red one came with tubular tires and was known as the...
10-13-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,455
Posted By Classtime

I don't understand drop bars with that stem. Try...

I don't understand drop bars with that stem. Try Northroads, Albatross or Oxford bars. Or maybe you really want to try drop bars on your Cimarron with the RTP tires. :foo: And maybe your saddle can...
10-13-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By JacobLee

I think the first untruth in this ad is that it...

I think the first untruth in this ad is that it shifts well. The second is probably that this is a Bob Jackson.
10-13-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,788
Posted By jdawginsc

Still looking for my first British...

Still looking for my first British...
10-13-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25,207
Views: 3,199,237
Posted By bazil4696

The Gordie Howe Hatrick was a goal, an asist, and...

The Gordie Howe Hatrick was a goal, an asist, and a fight...lol
10-13-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25,207
Views: 3,199,237
Posted By 3speedslow

From a Raleigh USA catalog: Model designate...

From a Raleigh USA catalog:

Model designate is R-32, came in ultra black or flamboyant red. Described as an English styled touring bike.
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