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09-25-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 961
Posted By SurferRosa

Ad is complaining that he can no longer afford to...

Ad is complaining that he can no longer afford to flip bikes. The simple solution is to ride more. Worked for me this summer. I feel like I'm in the best shape I've been for the last decade or more....
09-24-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1984) Powercam

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09-20-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By StuBotNYC

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09-20-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) City Bikes

This article had too many pages to post in one thread and a pdf file too large to attach.
So...I've decided to post the salient features (5 featured bikes and a specifications table of 13 others)...
09-18-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 465
Posted By DownByLaw

Restored my high school bike

Hi all,

Been working on my high school bike over the "quarantine" months, a 1985 or so Nishiki Custom Sport, Kawamura frame.
Original to the bike are the calipers, headset and bars. All other...
09-06-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By spruce1

Cycling As I Live It

Looking over the story (part 5 here) by Irv Thomas titled, "Cycling As I Live It," I'm struck by his poetically lyrical writing.

This particular section rings true for me when I ride, is it so...
09-03-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,471
Posted By non-fixie

Last year I broke the cup I showed in my previous...

Last year I broke the cup I showed in my previous post (https://www.bikeforums.net/20440674-post8.html):
...
09-03-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,005
Posted By blamester

​​​​​​Good call. Now if I was racing I would...

​​​​​​Good call. Now if I was racing I would bring a chalk board with me and scrape my finger nails on it to confuse the other racers. They brake and I sail of into the distance. And if they caught...
09-02-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,005
Posted By cudak888

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or...

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or why not also. What you say means little if you don't bring anything to the table other than a sharp tongue.



Presumably, you have communicated...
07-27-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,589
Posted By thumpism

RIP Olivia de Havilland. ...

RIP Olivia de Havilland.
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07-24-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 105,764
Posted By jet sanchEz

I'm all for a new thread as long as everyone...

I'm all for a new thread as long as everyone posts up new pics of their rigs.

I've been in "sell" mode and have unloaded 4 bikes in the last month.

Keeping this because I just love the colours...
07-21-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 957
Posted By tricky

Yup, HHH was my hottest ride too. The first year...

Yup, HHH was my hottest ride too. The first year I did it in 2006, it was so hot they closed off Hell's Gate early and I ended up on the 60 mile route. I remember it being 108 on the downtown bank...
07-21-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,589
Posted By tiger1964

That photo belongs on a FAQ somewhere under...

That photo belongs on a FAQ somewhere under "Selecting a bike: standover height".
07-19-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: July 1990 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included are:
Innovation: LeMond TVT Carbon Bike
Drugs and Cycling: The Inside Story
Bike Tech: Pivotal Issue (fixed or floating?)
New Product: Specialized/duPont composite wheel
John...
07-18-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By noobinsf

I know we all take turns thanking you profusely...

I know we all take turns thanking you profusely for uploading this content, and Im doing that today. I love seeing this vintage writing on vintage bikes, and its so cool that you do this. :love:
07-18-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1973) SCHWINN Paramount Professional

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07-17-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 105,764
Posted By casanewt

Just landed this Panasonic ATB! It was definitely...

Just landed this Panasonic ATB! It was definitely worth the 3 hour round trip this evening. It looks like it was barely ridden and stored inside for a long time.

...
07-17-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) Five Good Buys

Five high-value bikes representing five different categories are reviewed.

LOTUS Prestige (sport touring)
UNIVEGA Gran Turismo (loaded touring)
SCHWINN High Sierra (all-terrain)
BIANCHI Limited...
07-14-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By droppedandlost

Early 60's Allegro Special

1961, give or take a year or two, Allegro Special. I've posted about it before but here's the short version. I found this frame in my dad's stuff after he passed. French threads.... I scraped off...
07-12-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: July 1980 in Bicycling magazine

The irony is this Special Photography Issue didn't really have great photographs (other than the cover) or anything more than basic information about photography.
But articles I've included seem to...
07-06-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,102
Posted By Unca_Sam

I say it's a crashed and repaired bike, looking...

I say it's a crashed and repaired bike, looking to get turned into a tourer or cross bike, with the new canti posts. They wouldn't make the effort to tear up the decal and leave the front end looking...
07-06-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,723
Posted By cudak888

Fair enough, Munny. But remember that...

Fair enough, Munny. But remember that CyclesMakaron is on a mission to document Eddy Merckx production, regardless of "quality or mass production." As such, he most definitely has to document...
07-04-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By jamesdak

Well, I enjoyed the 4th same as I do every year....

Well, I enjoyed the 4th same as I do every year. All the craziness going on can kiss my butt.

...
07-04-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 691
Posted By plonz

Higher ground edit... happy 4th and nice bike!

Higher ground edit... happy 4th and nice bike!
07-03-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,561
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thinking of $4.75....

Thinking of $4.75....
07-01-20, 01:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,161
Posted By Dan Chase

And some more pics... Very happy with how...

And some more pics...

Very happy with how the groupset came out:
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Universal...
06-27-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,102
Posted By pierce

well, thats a 70s vintage Campi hub, and the...

well, thats a 70s vintage Campi hub, and the frame appears to be very short wheelbase, like a criterium style, but it would have been nice to have shown a bit more, like the derailleurs, brakes, and...
06-27-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,102
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have taken the liberty of bolding all the...

...I have taken the liberty of bolding all the phrases that classically alert one to a CL lunatic.
I, for one, certainly wish he had taken the $1200. Now the rest of us have to listen to his...
06-27-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,102
Posted By Headpost

That was a few days before this business with the...

That was a few days before this business with the aliens started . . .
06-25-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 738
Posted By Mr. 66

Try looking to see if you have a local bike coop,...

Try looking to see if you have a local bike coop, those places are golden for bike builders.
06-24-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By SpeedofLite

Yeah, it blew my mind that a line across the...

Yeah, it blew my mind that a line across the Rockies was abandoned.
I couldn't imagine the work it took to create such a line only to later consider it obsolete for any reason.
And then being able...
06-24-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,743
Posted By T-Mar

1950s: Raleigh Sports. From 1900 to 1946, the USA...

1950s: Raleigh Sports. From 1900 to 1946, the USA market had been largely closed to foreign brands, as a result of prohibitive import duties that had been put in place to help the American bicycle...
06-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19,645
Views: 3,214,102
Posted By arex

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06-20-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By indyfabz

+1. Even the small, independent pet shoppe near...

+1. Even the small, independent pet shoppe near me is taking on-line orders with pickup outside. The Ace Hardware across the street from the pet shoppe created two windows. You can either order on...
06-19-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By valve_timing

97 Lemond Zurich

New bike day well next week on my birthday the 24th I scored on 97 lemond 55cm Reynolds 853 and carbon fork super excited for this ride and excited to go the neo retro route eventually . Here are...
06-18-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By jdawginsc

That Ciocc...sigh....

That Ciocc...sigh....
06-18-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1983) HUJSAK Aero

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06-18-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1983) SCHWINN Paramount

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 802
Posted By gios

Attached to my glasses, take-a-look...

Attached to my glasses, take-a-look (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000C17M26/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1) attaches quickly and I can track cars coming up on me and see where...
06-13-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,425
Posted By Hothousepaint

Enid OK Raleigh plant

HI Love2pedal. I just saw this post, 10 years later...lol. Raleigh did indeed have a large plant in Enid Oklahoma in the late 1970's, and the early 80's. Not sure of it's exact years of operation,...
06-07-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 817
Posted By SuperLJ

I was heartsick when I called and the first one...

I was heartsick when I called and the first one was gone, but then again I got this one for $100 less, so I’m good with the way things turned out. I’ve been looking a long time, and this is my first...
06-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,426
Posted By billytwosheds

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop...

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop being looted), posting this kind of political claim without evidence (and in the wrong subforum) is irresponsible.

Please stop.

There are outlets...
05-30-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By oneclick

It might be under the edge of the body but over...

It might be under the edge of the body but over the clamp band - if so, roll up hoods if any, loosen clamps, and slip tape sideways into the gap when you get there.

I've never seen...
05-25-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By iab

All the bikes you mention are not inexpensive. ...

All the bikes you mention are not inexpensive. Before purchasing, I would recommend going to your LBS and get a proper bike fitting. Don't spend a lot of money and get a bike you won't ride because...
01-17-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,460
Posted By Nemosengineer

One of my greatest adventures was on a Aerospace...

One of my greatest adventures was on a Aerospace Pro.
I was stationed aboard the USS America CV-66, I was a roof rat (flight deck V-4 division) at the time.
We pulled into Dubrovnik Yugoslavia in...
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