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01-31-23, 12:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By dddd

Being able to adjust the "chain gap", the...

Being able to adjust the "chain gap", the distance from the upper (guide) pulley and the freewheel teeth is re4ally important when the freewheel isn't almost too big for the particular derailer.
The...
01-30-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,026
Posted By daka

I'm going to suggest you include the freewheel...

I'm going to suggest you include the freewheel and chain in your investigation. The tooth shape on the freewheel and formation of the side plates of the chain links can make a noticeable difference...
01-29-23, 12:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 964
Posted By zandoval

As an old guy I can handle very little change in...

As an old guy I can handle very little change in my bicycle set up but of all the measurements I have found the "Seat to Bars" distance most critical for comfort.

Just Sayen...
01-27-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 325
Posted By JohnDThompson

The cable housing looks to be in poor condition....

The cable housing looks to be in poor condition. Disconnect the cable from the derailleur and check the housing ends and ferrules. Plastic ferrules can crack, and housing ends can splay; both issues...
01-19-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Prowler

C&V in current advertising

Citadel Credit Union in eastern Pennsylvania has recently released a TV commercial about Digital Banking tools. The lead character gets around town on an early 80's Schwinn - non-aero brake cables,...
01-18-23, 01:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,341
Posted By wschruba

F&S work well on a flatlands bike, but fall short...

F&S work well on a flatlands bike, but fall short if you ask them to do panic braking. The Perry (and many of the other "English" copies) are derivatives of that design, which uses a roller clutch...
01-18-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,341
Posted By Reynolds 531

I love coaster brakes. I especially love Bendix 2...

I love coaster brakes. I especially love Bendix 2 speed coaster brakes.
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01-17-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,038
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Don't overthink this. Just grease your current...

Don't overthink this. Just grease your current bearings liberally with marine grease. A bit of water intrusion will not affect performance. If this is a multi day event, just plan on possibly having...
01-15-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By tcs

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants...

Vintage Tiffany sterling silver cycling pants clip:

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01-15-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By Moe Zhoost

1) Wear a strap secured by velcro. 2) Tuck the...

1) Wear a strap secured by velcro.
2) Tuck the pant leg into your sock
3) Roll your pant leg up past your chain ring.

I do #1 and sometimes #2. I see a lot of folks opting for #3. Whatever...
01-15-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,776
Posted By ZHVelo

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling...

I do not have this issue if I wear cycling specific pants, they are hugging the skin.

For commutes I just shove pants into my socks. Oh well.
01-10-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,768
Posted By Polaris OBark

Maybe I am taking this too seriously for foo, but...

Maybe I am taking this too seriously for foo, but this kind of saddens me.

Surely, a real hippy would happily maintain a polygamous and gregarious relationship with several bikes simultaneously.
...
01-07-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,928
Posted By BTinNYC

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01-07-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,928
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I ride in jeans and ain't wore underwear in...

I ride in jeans and ain't wore underwear in years, never get saddlesore.
01-01-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By Yelbom15

A questionable piece would be the drop out. The...

A questionable piece would be the drop out. The outer face of the drop out has flash rust which typically shows when metal is sanded down and then nothing is done to prep it from corroding. You can...
12-23-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,699
Posted By trailangel

You mean "Cold Dead Butt"

You mean "Cold Dead Butt"
12-18-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,960
Posted By AJW2W11E

Thanks for all feedback. I am a second...

Thanks for all feedback.
I am a second generation immigrant so I thought it was important to do the right thing. There were different ideas here and I respect them all. The important thing to...
12-13-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Schweinhund

1959 Schwinn Wasp

1959 Schwinn Wasp
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12-12-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,619
Posted By Andy_K

https://i.imgflip.com/d7dsd.jpg Wow! Usually...

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Wow! Usually you have to wait until April 1 for this kind of announcement.

I saw a link to the article from another site and read about half of it. I expected it...
12-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By FBinNY

I see age, but not a problem with either. Of...

I see age, but not a problem with either.

Of course, I'm biased my the fact that I'm not in pristine condition myself.
12-04-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,348
Posted By Koyote

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12-01-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,066
Posted By spelger

shouldn't this be here: ...

shouldn't this be here:

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11-28-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,485
Posted By mstateglfr

Related question- why do you need a tri bike? I...

Related question- why do you need a tri bike? I have read a few of your threads and have seen tri bikes mentioned multiple times.
What is your end goal and do you think this bike will get you...
11-26-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,339
Posted By RustyJames

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Free!! The menís bike has gone to a new, happy...
11-22-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By alexk_il

Used fingers only to avoid unnecessary damage...

Used fingers only to avoid unnecessary damage from rushing, smashing or pressing things harder than needed.

Anyway, problem solved now. I figured out that the fork/headset are built to support...
11-17-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By ZIPP2001

Hibernation Begins !

Well lets clear that up a bit, winter hibernation begins for my road bikes. As freezing temps start to roll in and become the norm snow and ice season are soon to follow. Now the trail bikes move...
11-14-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,262
Posted By swordfish2011

That's what I did, attached to my aero handle...

That's what I did, attached to my aero handle bars, it holds up really well.
You can see it here attached :)
...
11-11-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Biker395

Sorry that the bout with COVID was worse than...

Sorry that the bout with COVID was worse than expected, glad you're over it and on to better things.

I actually crashed about a week and a half ago. I hit an edge of a driveway at an extreme...
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By noobinsf

If the frame is straight and it fits, it would be...

If the frame is straight and it fits, it would be worth messing around with it. They don't make fork bends like that anymore. Probably rides very nicely.
11-07-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By indyfabz

Pfft. Some of you sound like you are scared of...

Pfft. Some of you sound like you are scared of your own shadows. HTFUQ

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11-06-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,516
Posted By JW Fas

Things to try in order: 1. 53x11 2. Yell at...

Things to try in order:
1. 53x11
2. Yell at the dog to go home.
3. Squirt them with your water bottle.
4. Use pepper gel (not spray which gets carried by the wind).
5. Use your bike frame as a...
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By CliffordK

What is the brown color? Rust? Paint? Primer? ...

What is the brown color? Rust? Paint? Primer?

It has a little value, but not a lot.

Perhaps $50.

Or use it as practice for experimenting with bike mechanics.
11-03-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Smokinapankake

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there...

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there was more clearance to aggressively slide the tool in and out, thereby effecting a much quicker cut. So, with nothing to lose but a finger or two and a...
11-03-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 619
Posted By Smokinapankake

Man: 100, Seatpost: 0

So last week I bought a 2010 Kona Smoke in the form of a "Kit", i.e., frame and fork disassembled into parts in boxes. It was a great deal and all appeared to be there. There was just one problem:...
10-31-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By BobbyG

Back In The Saddle, Again...Again!

I was off the bike for 3 weeks this summer with my first bout of Covid which was rougher than I expected, plus a longer recovery than I would have thought. All of which made me feel much older than...
10-29-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,781
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I've been afraid to open the garage for...

.
...I've been afraid to open the garage for years now, because it is full of bikes.
10-17-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,989
Posted By Bill Kapaun

You get maximum braking when you DON'T skid. ...

You get maximum braking when you DON'T skid.
You get maximum braking on the front since most your weight is transferring in that direction.
Practice your panic stops so you can perform one without...
10-17-22, 04:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,224
Posted By seypat

Putting a triple on the front will solve the urge...

Putting a triple on the front will solve the urge for more gears.
10-11-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,196
Posted By adlai

It is okay to walk up steep hills

I feel like so much engineering goes into making it faster to climb hills. From ebike systems to lightweight frames, to the gearing drive train systems.

It's okay to just walk up the hill. If you...
10-07-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By parkbrav

In Praise of a Member of Bike Forums

I hope I'm not embarrassing anybody so I apologize in advance. In advance of our next winter cycling season, I wanted to thank RumRunn6 for his immeasurable contributions to Bike Forums and...
10-05-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 521
Posted By Bianchi84

I'm guessing that the Schwinn Ties you ordered...

I'm guessing that the Schwinn Ties you ordered were 26 x 1-3/4 and not 26 x 1.75 ? Though numerically equivalent, they are not the same size. Since 2 different brands of 1.75 tires seem to fit, I...
10-04-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By GeezyRider

If you have a scenic rail trail (or route...

If you have a scenic rail trail (or route suitable for a beach cruiser) near you, invite her to ride with you. Since she is new to the bike and maybe even to cycling, try to choose a time when the...
10-02-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 678
Posted By macd55

Didn't really feel a weight difference. The ebike...

Didn't really feel a weight difference. The ebike is only 8 pounds heavier than my other bikes. I often ride without assist when I'm on a long stretch of road flat road.
10-01-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Unicrown was the beginning of the end. The Great...

Unicrown was the beginning of the end. The Great Satan though, was threadless headset. And then 1 1/8Ē threadless headset came along and there was nothing but abominations and gnashing of teeth after...
10-01-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you say rydabent three times, then turn...

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...if you say rydabent three times, then turn around twice, he will appear in your thread, and explain to you why all opinions thus far are in error. :)
10-01-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By nlerner

I thought “frameset design” was pretty much...

I thought “frameset design” was pretty much nailed down by the turn of the 20th century.
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By rccardr

You’re gonna need a rear QR and a chain…

You’re gonna need a rear QR and a chain…
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Otto Rax

Here is a photo. Record/C Record mix. ...

Here is a photo. Record/C Record mix.
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09-19-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jeff Neese

Correct. Putting your foot down while still in...

Correct. Putting your foot down while still in the saddle is not a thing. You shouldn't be able to do it, nor should it be attempted. The exceptions would be a "pedal forward" bicycle that's...
09-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By T-Mar

+1, those are 1st generation Dura-Ace sidepull,...

+1, those are 1st generation Dura-Ace sidepull, which had a reach of 47-57mm. Introduced in 1973, this was pretty much the standard racing caliper reach at the time. It duplicated the reach of the...
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