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10-16-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By nlerner

Given what I see in the valuation forum, I...

Given what I see in the valuation forum, I thought it was Ripple.
10-04-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 542
Posted By T-Mar

The CR-18 is a hooked edge rim and should be good...

The CR-18 is a hooked edge rim and should be good for tyres with even a 38mm section width. You've got a bit of extra safety factor with 35mm. If this was a non-hooked rim with the measurement across...
10-01-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 486
Posted By La Brea Bike

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc_1736_a34cf7c40f3f472db80653f133c6aabf46097dbd.jpg
09-27-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By verktyg

Stem Insertion Depth

3" or 75mm to 80mm - or less depending on how long the threaded section of the steerer is.

You don't want the bottom of the steerer expanding in the threads:

Note how thin the steel is in the...
09-27-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,983
Posted By bwilli88

Here is a listing for my 81 Centurion Pro-tour...

Here is a listing for my 81 Centurion Pro-tour frame.
Frame from BF - $225.00
Wheels Deore LX hubs, Velocity Dyad rims from BF - $225.00
Shimano 105 RD-5701 Road Bike Bicycle Rear Derailleur 10...
09-24-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,653
Posted By Reynolds

My favorite is Shimano Dura-Ace but it's not...

My favorite is Shimano Dura-Ace but it's not cheap. I also use Molykote BR 2.
09-11-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,051
Posted By Lazyass

Since this thread is back to life: Wet sand,...

Since this thread is back to life:

Wet sand, polish and get new decals.
...
08-30-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,935
Posted By polymorphself

They are both similarly equipped full tourers and...

They are both similarly equipped full tourers and many say the expeditions were made by Miyata, somehow I don’t know if that’s been proven yet. But otherwise there’s no relation aside from them being...
08-04-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By La Brea Bike

Late 80's Raleigh 531C Sample Frame Build

I have numerous period appropriate Raleigh builds (and a lot of bikes that look exactly the same to the non-enthusiast) so I decided to go a little different with this one (especially as it had been...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,494
Posted By zonova

I ended up getting the bike! I'm excited and...

I ended up getting the bike! I'm excited and nervous to start biking, but thank you all for the help!
06-30-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,549
Posted By cudak888

Stemspiration? ;) -Kurt

Stemspiration? ;)

-Kurt
06-22-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,394
Posted By SchRadler

This ad is mine. The bike was first posted on...

This ad is mine. The bike was first posted on this thread back in March by cb400bill in post 60429 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21959960-post60429.html) and I picked it up a few days later. It was...
06-20-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 610
Posted By mountaindave

I personally find it interesting to see completed...

I personally find it interesting to see completed sales. It helps me keep tabs on fair prices. Changing the font to “strike through” and adding “sold to the item’s description is a very visible way...
06-12-21, 12:43 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,557
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I will be reposting past heresy for the future....

I will be reposting past heresy for the future. No present bikes have STIs/Ergos--they're either 10-speed down tube shifter or 10-speed bar end shifter-equipped. Indexed, of course. ;)

1974...
02-22-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,593
Views: 469,895
Posted By scarlson

This past Saturday, BF member plonz gave me a...

This past Saturday, BF member plonz gave me a nice Specialized Expedition to take out my frustrations on!

Two hours later, here is the result....
Replies: 43
Views: 3,227
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I’m not sure about the issue everyone is...

I’m not sure about the issue everyone is having... OP is doing what many others do...

OP seems to make a living off reselling thrift store items. OP found a bike, has no knowledge of it, and knows...
01-13-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By mstateglfr

Pour one out for RT

Just saw he is perma-banned.
I didn't agree with most of his off topic comments, but the guy was super generous and has helped countless people enjoy this hobby.
...
Replies: 9
Views: 824
Posted By malcala622

Edit: I got the Basso frame for $350 (F/F/BB/DT...

Edit: I got the Basso frame for $350 (F/F/BB/DT shifters) with the condition that I sell the rest of the parts and give my buddy the cash.
...
12-24-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 694
Posted By merziac

They have gel now, a bit slow to work but if you...

They have gel now, a bit slow to work but if you reapply to keep it wet, it will work.
11-27-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,046
Posted By cudak888

The Grand Prix, Super Course, and Competition are...

The Grand Prix, Super Course, and Competition are all roughened chrome under the paint too, not polished. Perhaps a little bit more presentable, but same as the Schwinn Voyageur series.

These...
11-27-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By deadzone

So the obvious question is why not just buy the...

So the obvious question is why not just buy the matching DA 7400 BB off of ebay? Also, do you have 7400 or 7410 crankset? 7400 BB has 112 spindle but the 7410 uses 103 as the 7410 crankset is most...
11-19-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,194
Posted By LittleGinseng

Occasionally one must break out the flat file...

Occasionally one must break out the flat file before a proper polish

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201119_164414_fec55d863730801325380dec6e270ad34d98cf6b.jpg...
11-18-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,794
Posted By cudak888

0:11 https://youtu.be/Dk9wXXYbiwM?t=12 ...

0:11

https://youtu.be/Dk9wXXYbiwM?t=12

-Kurt
11-14-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By SJX426

plonz - LittleGinseng did state that but he also...

plonz - LittleGinseng did state that but he also mention, in the last sentence, a 113 asymmetric spindle but did not state whinch crank it applied. That is the one I have, 113. I used it with the...
11-11-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By SJX426

At slightly less than 58, this frame is really...

At slightly less than 58, this frame is really too small. I love riding it though
https://live.staticflickr.com/7327/14148054171_a308ddd971_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nydtAt)1983 Colnago Superissimo...
11-05-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,794
Posted By 79pmooney

I come forward quite a lot going hard and in one...

I come forward quite a lot going hard and in one of my climbing positions. (I "ride the rivet" a lot except I refuse to sit on hard steel - hence no Brooks seats for me!) A seat that isn't tipped...
11-04-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By Tomm Willians

His and hers Wilier Trestina Ramato’s

Today we received a call from the LBS that the wife’s 85’? Wilier was done being re-assembled from having been shipped from Italy. They also built her a nice set of new clincher wheels using the...
10-30-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,965
Posted By Andy_K

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEitcCAXUAAvkCR.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DEitcCAXUAAvkCR.jpg
10-24-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,895
Posted By SurferRosa

Hey, seadog! Would you rather I worry about the...

Hey, seadog! Would you rather I worry about the polar icecaps melting or an asteroid collision? This is something I can actually control!
10-23-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By RobbieTunes

BTDT, and I still have 4 sets of Mavics. 2 sets...

BTDT, and I still have 4 sets of Mavics.
2 sets of Kysrium Pro/Elite UST's, a set of Aksiums and the older Ksyrium Elites on Helium hubs.
The Yksion tubeless set up is "money," set and forget.
...
09-25-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By ShannonM

Sachs LY-92 freewheels used Shimano SIS spacing....

Sachs LY-92 freewheels used Shimano SIS spacing. My favorite 7 speed indexing freewheel ever. They shift great and last a really long time.

For 6 speed friction, I like Suntours best, but for 7...
09-21-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Easy-Peasy-Cino-squeezy. It was in the one last...

Easy-Peasy-Cino-squeezy. It was in the one last year, anyway.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48845423107_ae0339fa93_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hqiyxn)

IIRC that's a 52-40-30 up front and...
09-16-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,440
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Well it's been a month since the last...

Well it's been a month since the last correspondence and much has been done to pair down and sort out which frames go and which stay. The Paramount enjoys Di2 life and looks devastating in that black...
09-04-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,765
Posted By shoff535

watch this video from park tool ...

watch this video from park tool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkZxPIZ1ngY&t=678s
07-29-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By Salamandrine

It is just an incremental improvement. The damage...

It is just an incremental improvement. The damage is done and the anodization is gone on those spots, and no amount of polish is going to put it back. It's like paint that's been chipped off. All...
07-29-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,487
Posted By SurferRosa

Victory/Triomphe is 116. But they usually came...

Victory/Triomphe is 116. But they usually came with a 42t small ring.

I just got a first gen Athena from around 1990 that's 135 bcd. 39t was the popular small ring on those, I guess.

.

OP's...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,580
Posted By tmh657

^This. It begs for 11 speed. If I was in love...

^This. It begs for 11 speed. If I was in love with the frame I would buy the bike, sell the parts and an r8000 group would go on it. Like in my photo. Bought that bike with original 9 speed Ultegra...
07-06-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,758
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

SJX426 I'm measuring CTT unless otherwise stated....

SJX426 I'm measuring CTT unless otherwise stated.
plonz now my frames are about 1-2cm too small, I am living that life! Well, aside from the 0° rise stems. I employ the standard 6-8° ones as they...
Replies: 13
Views: 5,279
Posted By DMC707

LOL -- late 90's, very early '00s me and a guy I...

LOL -- late 90's, very early '00s me and a guy I was training with for track would routinely affix a tow strap to the seatpost of our bikes and pull our trucks down the street with them
Replies: 30
Views: 2,670
Posted By Warren128

Since we're talking about this frame, here's my...

Since we're talking about this frame, here's my 1987 531C in its latest incarnation:

http://www.fototime.com/DF54A3B5508C626/large.jpg
10-27-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2,445
Views: 831,467
Posted By Bogester

Posing in front of Seattle skyline...1993ish and...

Posing in front of Seattle skyline...1993ish and yesterday. Lots of changes going on here! ...
03-16-09, 08:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,051
Posted By Old Fat Guy

They polish up nicely, go for it. ...

They polish up nicely, go for it.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_jfxGj3kcEHQ/SHkC51QcGdI/AAAAAAAABRc/m3f65gl13D0/s720/P7122318.JPG
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