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05-19-22, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

https://youtu.be/lsuvEENrK44
04-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By 52telecaster

I love that vid. Makes me pine for a time that...

I love that vid. Makes me pine for a time that never existed in the u.s.
04-26-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,919,461
Posted By WGB

My, my. If you buy it, seller warns you that you...

My, my. If you buy it, seller warns you that you might have a hard time getting parts to rebuild it. And you might use a *****load of either Evaporust or Oxalic acid (or both).
Good to know how...
04-19-22, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By Sactown_Albert

1986 Miyata Nine Twelve

I originally posted this in the Craigslist thread for someone else to grab. I live in Northern California and saw this was listed in the L.A. area for $200. This bike was one step below the Team and...
04-18-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 975,201
Posted By muse kidd

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1979 TREK 412
04-17-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By Calio

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04-15-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 976
Posted By cudak888

Was going to crack a snide remark, but just...

Was going to crack a snide remark, but just thought about the fact that whoever in China set up that bar tape for the pictures is probably underpaid and trying to eke out a living without anyone...
04-15-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 975,201
Posted By TeeSquare

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04-14-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By Murray Missile

I was doing SOOO good, then this popped up on...

I was doing SOOO good, then this popped up on Marketplace. 1985 FOCUS RS-500, these are the seller's pics, I'm having it shipped. If I hadn't already had an '85 SG-300 I probably would have passed...
04-14-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,005
Posted By Mr. 66

Today's treat, my Raleigh Professional gets the...

Today's treat, my Raleigh Professional gets the breakdown and cleanse. I'm not crazy for the rando bars, the 115 stem, nor the he Shimano barends, I don't like the placement of the bottle cage, and...
04-13-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By Straightblock

I won't post the copyrighted image, but today's...

I won't post the copyrighted image, but today's "Frazz" comic made me think of this thread.

https://www.gocomics.com/frazz/2022/04/13
04-13-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,005
Posted By Rooney

I've had this frame for a little over a year now,...

I've had this frame for a little over a year now, and was riding it for maybe half that time when I started getting a clicking while pedaling. I overhauled basically every part of the bike before...
04-13-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,005
Posted By eom

Bracket to mount a front light on my Wald wire...

Bracket to mount a front light on my Wald wire basket. Could have bought something but ... you know.
A bit of 2" angle aluminum, scrap of handle bar, & a quarter used as a washer.
...
04-12-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By SirMike1983

Started rainy today, but shaped up to be a...

Started rainy today, but shaped up to be a beautiful, warm afternoon for a ride. 1958 Raleigh Sports
...
04-12-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By bark_eater

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Miyata 712

$5 at the scrap yard. 5 minutes later it...
04-10-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 349,574
Posted By xiaoman1

I am sure a picture like this has been already...

I am sure a picture like this has been already posted, but just in case........
04-08-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By 52telecaster

Recently picked this up very cheaply... 40 bucks!...

Recently picked this up very cheaply... 40 bucks! Hoping to just make everything work. It needs an oil filler cap for the Hercules branded three speed hub and a nut and washer for the non drive side...
04-07-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 349,574
Posted By JohnDThompson

Frank Zappa performs on bicycle on Steve Allen...

Frank Zappa performs on bicycle on Steve Allen Show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9P2V0_p6vE
04-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,005
Posted By Aardwolf

Suntour Cyclone MkII GT after a full service and...

Suntour Cyclone MkII GT after a full service and quite a lot of cleaning:


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04-01-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,657
Posted By ThermionicScott

I've tried the top-down wrapping once or twice. ...

I've tried the top-down wrapping once or twice. It does have the advantage that it holds itself in place nicely as you work, but if you're not using a thin tape and/or shellacking it down when...
03-30-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By fvernon

Picked up this mid-70s Libertas for a song/saved...

Picked up this mid-70s Libertas for a song/saved from the potential trash heap because of a bent front fork. The frame itself is 531 main triangle and probably hi-ten stays/fork, but dang if that...
03-28-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 934
Posted By motochick

I got a free bike off FB and restored it

I saw an ad for a free 10 speed bike, I could tell it was lugged but that was about it so I claimed it. When we went to pick it up it turned out to be a 1970 Gitane Tour de France in Reynolds 531,...
03-26-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5,070
Views: 563,005
Posted By Dylansbob

I recently got one step closer to completing a...

I recently got one step closer to completing a long term project... Tomorrow I need to cobble together a functional washer.
...
03-22-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 21,062
Views: 3,919,461
Posted By WGB

​​​​​​https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/some...

​​​​​​https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/d/somerville-miyata-310-bike-vintage/7461691274.htmlmiyata 310 bike. vintage chromoly steel frame. pretty light - $60 (Somerville)I think it was designed...
03-21-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By dddd

I oil up the entire innards of all friction and...

I oil up the entire innards of all friction and SIS downtube levers, never had more than a very short-term issue with them slipping after.

I actually never clean anything before loosening the...
03-21-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By T-Mar

There are some exceptions. For instance, in the...

There are some exceptions. For instance, in the 1980s, Campagnolo redesigned the Record friction levers with washers/spacers on each side of the lever made from some type of plastic (Nylon? Teflon?)....
03-20-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By SurferRosa

I fully disassemble, clean with WD-40, dry...

I fully disassemble, clean with WD-40, dry everything, and grease all the parts that touch each other. On occasion, newly overhauled shifters will slip during use, so I will disassemble and wipe/dab...
03-20-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By P!N20

I usually put a bit of grease on the boss before...

I usually put a bit of grease on the boss before installing the shifters. My Campy indexed shifters also get some grease on the notched insert.
03-20-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 365
Posted By SurferRosa

Grease is the word. I use a very thin amount.

Grease is the word.

I use a very thin amount.
03-16-22, 10:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 822
Posted By Alsobay

Try your local cobbler. I would suggest the...

Try your local cobbler. I would suggest the oldest shop near you. Old cobblers still fix all things leather using their vast years of experience. Can't beat a broken in saddle.
03-16-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 822
Posted By gaucho777

Yikes! That's a d*mn shame, and disconcerting...

Yikes! That's a d*mn shame, and disconcerting that it happened at work. I'd consider that more than a deep scratch, more like a deep gash. I'm not sure what could have caused it, but it must have...
03-02-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By brandenjs

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977...

So this is a pretty rare find I am told. A 1977 Nishiki Pro ONP (Order Nishiki Pro). These were available to order just as a frameset which would explain the mismatched parts all over it. Could be a...
02-27-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By Chuck M

I estimate these were about 37 years old. Before...

I estimate these were about 37 years old. Before I had time to work this bike over, I would take it out for a spin around the block, that turned into a ride downtown for coffee, that turned into a...
02-27-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By nlerner

Sacrilege is C&V riders wearing the kit that they...

Sacrilege is C&V riders wearing the kit that they fit into 30 lbs ago.
02-27-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Sacrilege is putting so much time and money into...

Sacrilege is putting so much time and money into a bike that it doesn’t get ridden.
02-23-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 42,404
Posted By Roger M

Bump for the Canine thread ...

Bump for the Canine thread


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Roxi, halfway point into her walk...
02-18-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,499
Views: 533,629
Posted By cb400bill

Pic Assist ...

Pic Assist

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02-12-22, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 3,205,912
Posted By Frkl

I also have the Tektro RL520 levers attached to V...

I also have the Tektro RL520 levers attached to V brakes and they feel great. I actually think they look better than the standard pull Tektro road levers, less bulbous.

They come in silver and...
02-09-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 975,201
Posted By dschell

Just "finished" a. 1984-83 Univega Gran Turismo,...

Just "finished" a. 1984-83 Univega Gran Turismo, will post pics when allowed. Kind of a franken bike as I started with a frame and seatpost only. Great riding bike with lots of braze-ons.
02-06-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By brianhamp

I moved some of my hubs from rubbermaid...

I moved some of my hubs from rubbermaid containers and old cardboard boxes to some small white boxes.
A good way to occupy myself on a snowy saturday. Makes it alot easier to find things..
...
02-05-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14,681
Views: 3,518,264
Posted By Kevin stafford

Univega Gran Turismo

First thrift store find in a long time, Univega Gran Turismo, Suntour BL components, 25” with 22” top tube. Looks to be in pretty good shape, seatpost and stem aren’t stuck, has Cane Creek...
02-01-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 975,201
Posted By ZudeJammer

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Just finished going over this burgundy specimen....
02-01-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By mattface

Velo-Orange has a few of their sealed bearing ISO...

Velo-Orange has a few of their sealed bearing ISO headsets with damaged boxes in their Specials section for $40. That's a great deal on a great headest. I ordered one already, so have at it.
...
02-01-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By BradH

A Tange Levin CDS is pretty tough to beat. I...

A Tange Levin CDS is pretty tough to beat. I think you can get them in both ISO and JIS sizes so measure. They also have a low stack height.
02-01-22, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 349,574
Posted By SurferRosa

1899 world champion, Major Taylor ...

1899 world champion, Major Taylor
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01-31-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,701
Views: 349,574
Posted By T-Mar

I just revisited the 1938 film, Young at Heart....

I just revisited the 1938 film, Young at Heart. There's a scene where Paulette Goddard and Douglas Fairrbanks Jr. get forced off a country lane while riding their bicycles. A quick search brought up...
01-30-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26,114
Views: 3,636,036
Posted By clubman

Unusual Raleigh/Triumph and may have been a...

Unusual Raleigh/Triumph and may have been a transitional Canadian bike. Here's a 73 Triumph sold in Halifax. In fact, I don't remember seeing many Canadian Triumphs after the mid 70's

...
01-30-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,572
Posted By fishboat

Another vote for a 90's rigid mountain...

Another vote for a 90's rigid mountain bike...they make great urban bikes for short-or longer urban use. With street tires (Schwalbe Big Bens, Big Apples, Maxxis DTH's, Continental Contact Speed)...
01-30-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,572
Posted By capnjonny

Lots of choices in the 70's - 80's , both...

Lots of choices in the 70's - 80's , both European and Japanese.
Don't count a bike out just because it doesn't have a cromo frame . A high ten frame is heavier true, but sturdier. less likely to...
01-30-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,572
Posted By nlerner

If you’re also looking for an anchor for your...

If you’re also looking for an anchor for your boat, vintage Schwinns are definitely the way to go.
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