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02-02-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By romanlotus

Here's a before pic ...

Here's a before pic
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02-02-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By romanlotus

The tires and hoods and bartape were bad and need...

The tires and hoods and bartape were bad and need replacement, it had the wrong saddle and pedals but everything else was there. Just needed the drivetrain cleaned and the frame washed and waxed....
02-02-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By romanlotus

Yup this bike was found at the curb leaning...

Yup this bike was found at the curb leaning against a garbage can in Redbank NJ.
It needed pedals, hoods, bartape, tires were dry and it had the wrong Selle RS saddle on it that was torn....
02-02-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 901,832
Posted By Murray Missile

Recumbents with aerodynamic bodies, suspension,...

Recumbents with aerodynamic bodies, suspension, chainless drives and "thermoplastic" frames. That close enough?
02-02-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By thumpism

I'd buy that. Absolutely do not need it but that...

I'd buy that. Absolutely do not need it but that doesn't stop us, does it?
02-02-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By jdawginsc

If it was 3 hours closer, it would be in my...

If it was 3 hours closer, it would be in my garage moratorium or not.
02-02-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By jdawginsc

Noooooooooo...why can't it be closer. I was...

Noooooooooo...why can't it be closer. I was looking for a Dutch one to mark off the list.
02-02-23, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By SPlKE

A long-time member here JoeyBike is in N.O. and...

A long-time member here JoeyBike is in N.O. and probably has some great advice.
02-02-23, 01:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By gugie

Several parts are not OEM, but they're definitely...

Several parts are not OEM, but they're definitely not downgrades.

If the larger tire size will fit under the fork crown, but the brake bits are too low, one thing I've done in the past is to...
02-02-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By Velo Mule

I have mixed feelings on this. While the frame...

I have mixed feelings on this. While the frame and even the components on this bike are good enough and I love Mixte's. If it fits and you take it for a test ride and everything works and you like...
02-02-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Ooooooh, how about a nice red Strawberry...

Ooooooh, how about a nice red Strawberry (https://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/d/tucson-rare-custom-strawberry-bicycles/7584807866.html)? Maybe too tall for me and out of my price range anyway, but wow....
02-02-23, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By steine13

bwilli With all due respect to the things you...

bwilli
With all due respect to the things you do with bicycles, I find it hard to get my head around the idea of adding more noise to the world.

My neighbor has wind chimes 30 feet from our...
02-02-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By icemilkcoffee

They were obviously trying to recreate the...

They were obviously trying to recreate the Shimano Dura Ace AX brakes on the cheap. Likewise the RD - it has the same integrated cable guide that goes over the axle nut. The crankset has been...
02-02-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By Clang

Univega Sportour - $55 (FAIRFIELD,...

Univega Sportour - $55 (FAIRFIELD, CA)https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/d/fairfield-uni-vega-26-sports-tour/7582248458.html

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02-02-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

About 15 years ago I worked at the Navy base in...

About 15 years ago I worked at the Navy base in Algiers. I took my cross bike and did some riding along the levee on that side of the river and one day I did an exploration ride from the French...
02-02-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By 3speedslow

Mixte bikes do make good upright casual city...

Mixte bikes do make good upright casual city riders. Hope it fits and you were
ae to get it! 60$ is not a bad price.
02-02-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By madpogue

You can JUST make out "Rapide" on the long-stay,...

You can JUST make out "Rapide" on the long-stay, up near the head tube. And yes, there were sizes with 24" wheels available -...
02-02-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 465
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It could be an "8." Suntour has "8.8.8." stamped...

It could be an "8." Suntour has "8.8.8." stamped in the early Perfect freewheels....
02-02-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8,009
Views: 901,832
Posted By Bianchigirll

JulesCW was offering these beautiful Campanutella...

JulesCW was offering these beautiful Campanutella brakes and rear derailleur and I just could not resist. Great parts, fabulous price and super fast shipping.
...
02-01-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,714
Posted By mirfi

Raleigh RSW, circa 1974, made in Japan. Last...

Raleigh RSW, circa 1974, made in Japan. Last month it had one wheel in the dumpster. Now with new bearings and grease in the headset/bottom bracket/front hub, new chain, shifter and pedals, it is a...
02-01-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By repechage

These bikes were the last of the oversquare top...

These bikes were the last of the oversquare top tubes. I have one. Nice bike, Columbus transfers but built with some 753.

the French are liberal with the tubing declarations. Maybe, use up what...
02-01-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 902
Posted By 3speedslow

Pics of the dumpster or it didnít happen!

Pics of the dumpster or it didnít happen!
02-01-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,714
Posted By SirMike1983

They can be a real problem if they have been...

They can be a real problem if they have been abused or ridden a lot in improper adjustment. I agree with Sheldon pointing out the problems of running the brake through the drive train, though I would...
02-01-23, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By arex

When I was rebuilding my Raleigh Sports, I used...

When I was rebuilding my Raleigh Sports, I used small brass rivets that are used for attaching the serial# plates onto electric motors. I pushed them in, and used a chisel with a suitable curve...
01-31-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 519
Posted By gugie

Again......

Again... (https://www.bikeforums.net/22782416-post5.html)
01-31-23, 08:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By chiefkurtz

26.3

26.3
01-31-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By squirtdad

bikepacking disease. need lot of points to...

bikepacking disease. need lot of points to attach things. how did the the cyclists of old just get by with rear and front racks?
01-31-23, 08:21 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By WGB

I wasn't critiquing the quality of the bikes,...

I wasn't critiquing the quality of the bikes, just the appeal. I'm simply saying people seem to dismiss aluminum Trek bikes and so they seem (to me at least) to sell for less.
01-31-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By ehcoplex

Man, why are these tall French bikes that are...

Man, why are these tall French bikes that are decently priced far away from me? Not too keen on the wheels, but that's pretty nice looking.
01-31-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By P!N20

Can we keep this C&V please. ...

Can we keep this C&V please.

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01-31-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By Sedgemop

Tall Moto Grand Record in seemingly good shape. ...

Tall Moto Grand Record in seemingly good shape.

Indiana Moto (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1172012917033701/?ref=saved&referral_code=null)Motobecane Grand Record - 63cm XL - Road...
01-31-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By gazman22

Want to thank everyone for their input, questions...

Want to thank everyone for their input, questions and advice. It is all very helpful.

My wife is tired of hearing about these things and frankly her answers are not as insightful as yours...;)
01-31-23, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,648
Posted By SurferRosa

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday! ...

Wednesday?? It's Tuesday!

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01-31-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By smd4

People use sharpened spokes to open up the lining...

People use sharpened spokes to open up the lining on cable housing after cutting.
01-31-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,714
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's not that they're failure prone; it's that...

It's not that they're failure prone; it's that the design makes for problematic braking effectiveness. The coaster brake in the TCW hub is actuated through the internal gear mechanism, which means...
01-31-23, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,648
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Shirley, RIP...

Shirley, RIP...
01-31-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 808
Posted By ehcoplex

Creative & clever uses of old parts...

Not exactly C&V-specific, but folks in this forum seem a cut-above when it comes to resourcefulness & creativity, so... The recent thread on component display had me wondering about clever uses for...
01-31-23, 04:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 784
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I bought a Masterlock combination cable lock from...

I bought a Masterlock combination cable lock from my LHS for $8. I carry it in my city bike bag but will also fit in a jersey pocket. I like not having to keep up with a key. Not a lock up all day,...
01-30-23, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,900,714
Posted By thumpism

Tall Sports for TWENTY BUCKS in DC. ...

Tall Sports for TWENTY BUCKS in DC.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/6165709033512072
...
01-30-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By steelbikeguy

I made a quick video of my International with the...

I made a quick video of my International with the original Reynolds bushed chain (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IjyYgZIZsqkg6OAplFbUw-yBMVgDrzc7/view?usp=share_link), with Campy NR rear derailleur...
01-30-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By gugie

Excellent find! One minor correction - the W...

Excellent find!

One minor correction - the W in the serial number is for Worksop (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worksop), not Workshop. It's a town in England, where the Carlton factory was (which...
01-30-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By Insidious C.

Small Stella in Vancouver WA $50

About 50cm. I spy a 49D crankset

Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/gIU1MCUw1wb
01-30-23, 06:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By steelbikeguy

TBH, this could be exactly how it was intended to...

TBH, this could be exactly how it was intended to shift.
If you are used to modern chains and cassettes, you would expect it to be fairly easy to coax the chain onto a larger sprocket.

With a...
01-30-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 653,909
Posted By steine13

VintageSteelEU It's a 1981 Grand Touring....

VintageSteelEU
It's a 1981 Grand Touring. Sorry, I should have given a bit more information.

Temptation is everywhere, and this particular instance was on the Enabler™ thread; I posted my...
01-30-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,726
Posted By longhitv

Celeste Green 1980 Rekord

In pulling my forks out of the 1980 748 Rekord I have, I saw the celeste green was pretty perfect, not seeing uv light for 45 years!!!!
So I am matching the colour and repainting a bike.

If you...
01-30-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 74,100
Views: 12,046,360
Posted By WGB

Posted a day ago so probably gone but if it's...

Posted a day ago so probably gone but if it's there and you want a really really good stand, $250 is very nice. Just remember it isn't a portable one!;)

just outside of Seattle. I suggest...
01-30-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By BertoBerg

Here is a pair on my Ď72. ...

Here is a pair on my Ď72.


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01-30-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By gugie

Nice! I used a scotchbrite wheel to remove dings...

Nice! I used a scotchbrite wheel to remove dings and gouges off of a seatpost, then polishing compound to get it to this state - but I only did it where it was exposed above the seat lug. I was...
01-30-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By merziac

Here's one thing I did that turned out ok. i...

Here's one thing I did that turned out ok. i think SP's are one of the best things to polish as they are the cherry on top. ;)

It was a PITA as the ano and corrosion/mottling changed and...
01-30-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,290
Posted By merziac

Production polishers build a hood with a shop vac...

Production polishers build a hood with a shop vac hooked up to it, then you wear a surgical type smock with a hood and face shield. :twitchy:
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