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07-06-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 35,091
Posted By randyjawa

That collection of head badges caught my eye....

That collection of head badges caught my eye. Kinda surprised me to see that one of the top dog racing models, Rabeneick. I am lucky enough to have one, a 1958 Rabineick 120d, commonly referred to as...
07-06-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By thumpism

An '86 Voyageur would have bosses for lowriders....

An '86 Voyageur would have bosses for lowriders. A front rack as you have shown above is a newish thing. There are older flat-top front racks but they bolt at the fender eyelets and the fork crown,...
07-06-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 35,091
Posted By Wildwood

Hugo Rickert from 1959. ...

Hugo Rickert from 1959.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/rickert_downtube_63094df24c0f46d2c7940fa5c30a6c6aef21ffb6.jpg
Frame repainted approx 25 years ago. ...
07-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 857
Posted By nesteel

Buy once, cry once. Everything else is just an...

Buy once, cry once. Everything else is just an imitation.
06-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 531
Posted By Elvo

Tubeless

Tubeless
06-24-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By mstateglfr

Set the bike up fully geared. Then when you...

Set the bike up fully geared.
Then when you want to run it as a single speed, just dont shift.
06-24-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By clasher

I'd wrap it all the way underneath the tape and...

I'd wrap it all the way underneath the tape and leave the housing going to the downtube boss, then you can pull the shifter cable and the housing loop going to the derailleur... might need to buy a...
06-19-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By biketampa

perfect. Thatís a great deal. Went ahead and...

perfect. Thatís a great deal. Went ahead and ordered. Had planned on waiting for July 4th sales but thatís too good a deal.
06-17-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 929
Posted By mstateglfr

A good gravel tire is one that you like the look...

A good gravel tire is one that you like the look of and competently handles terrain you ride.
Thats it.

Some like a fast tire and are willing to sacrifice tread life and/or protecrion. Some like...
06-17-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 809
Posted By blak_byke

Schwinn Criss Cross 1x10 built with various parts...

Schwinn Criss Cross 1x10 built with various parts I've accumulated over time.
...
06-16-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Koyote

This. You'll spend a bunch of money and time...

This.

You'll spend a bunch of money and time and end up with a bike that still isn't well-suited to gravel.
06-16-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By thenomad

You mean 50lbs? or you mean drop the 25 on your...

You mean 50lbs? or you mean drop the 25 on your foot?
:)
Yes, if you're always settling into a pace at 70-80% effort you can feel stressed but keep going and the body "sets" that as its upper pain...
06-16-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 876
Posted By thenomad

There is no winning this "game" of comparison...

There is no winning this "game" of comparison until you're completely at the top, then you'd worry about the next guy knocking you off. Just look at all the Everesting challenges right now, every day...
06-15-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By jbchybridrider

I couldn't do a link for some reason but i bought...

I couldn't do a link for some reason but i bought a couple pairs of these being cheap in 420mm wider than normal for me for better control offroad. They need an opening stem as the tops bend is too...
06-14-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By randyjawa

I absolutely agree and, though I no longer do it...

I absolutely agree and, though I no longer do it for health reasons, I have helped send 7000+ decent mountain bikes to Africa. Each bike helps several people. I have no idea how many we have helped...
06-14-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By John E

Absolutely disgustingly wasteful society, but we...

Absolutely disgustingly wasteful society, but we already knew that. The late, great Dr. Hans Rosling once said that the difference between mere poverty and hopeless, grinding poverty was ownership of...
06-14-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,168
Posted By T-Mar

Nishiki had a similar but orange to yellow fade...

Nishiki had a similar but orange to yellow fade on one of their Altron models. The OP's frame is almost certainly a repaint as it predates the rise of fade paint schemes. As previously noted, silver...
06-13-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
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,...
06-11-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those dropouts were forged from fairly mild...

Those dropouts were forged from fairly mild steel, so they would stay malleable and allow for bending for alignment. The concern for the type of damage the OP shows is that bending it back risks...
06-10-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 844
Posted By Mr. 66

I think that will bend back just fine.

I think that will bend back just fine.
06-10-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 544
Posted By cb400bill

23"

23"
06-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 849
Posted By Insidious C.

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack...

Scrape the chain stay where you think the crack is. That may just be plating separating from the tube.

Seat post- man that is ugly! Remove *all* the paint in that region to see the real extent of...
06-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,335
Posted By SurferRosa

Be like Lance and use a down tube shifter for the...

Be like Lance and use a down tube shifter for the front.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By woodcraft

You could file the slot longer, & probably gain...

You could file the slot longer, & probably gain 2mm- that might help.
06-06-20, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7,760
Views: 2,247,187
Posted By jbchybridrider

I think I'll be sneaky and post this here...

I think I'll be sneaky and post this here :innocent: Just finished and ready to ride "Ex" flat bar hybrid 93 Giant Innova turned gravel bike with sti's. Frame and fork restored then mostly rebuilt...
06-01-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,716
Posted By ramzilla

Look what the bike store threw out. .......... A...

Look what the bike store threw out. .......... A friend of mine living in Park Ridge NJ (within commute distance to NY city) was in line at the county dump behind a van from a local bike store. When...
05-29-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By trainman999

shoota one on Steel is Real Facebook page ...

shoota one on Steel is Real Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/42851702426...
05-27-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,359
Posted By AlmostTrick

If you could only have 1 gravel tire

You'd be riding a unicycle!

Sorry, I'll show myself to the door...
05-24-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By wheelsmcgee

I lose a lot of salt during rides, so I tend to...

I lose a lot of salt during rides, so I tend to crave salty things on long rides...particularly salty/sweet mix. One of my faves is a mix of 1/2 almonds, 1/2 dates (or craisens), sprinkled with extra...
05-23-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 318
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Gosh another gloom and doom reply with no context...

Gosh another gloom and doom reply with no context or deeper explanation. At least you do follow up with a more detailed reply that I do agree with.

Drop out replacement is a very real option....
05-22-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By WGB

Not sure where you are located One for $150...

Not sure where you are located

One for $150 Ithaca, MIsays 23.5 inch frame

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/576344579658547/
05-22-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By ravenix

Thanks Benotto Biker! PM & PayPal Sent.......

Thanks Benotto Biker! PM & PayPal Sent.... looking forward to building this up after a fresh new powercoat at Groody Bros! Cheers :thumb:
05-19-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6,789
Views: 2,332,619
Posted By rmplum

My old Rock Combo that I converted to a Shimano...

My old Rock Combo that I converted to a Shimano M735 kit

https://live.staticflickr.com/674/20113864063_9575c7a0a8_h.jpg

https://live.staticflickr.com/1648/26375889865_fb91bc1307_h.jpg
...
05-14-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By benotto biker

Hi.i have a schwinn voyageur sp frameset.However...

Hi.i have a schwinn voyageur sp frameset.However it needs some restoring.
Columbus tubing,fork pannier rack bolt ons.3 water bottle mounts.
I was going to restore it myself but,i lost interest in...
05-14-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,060
Posted By velojym

Oops! Bought a 'Dale

Sometimes I play around on the Bay and get myself into trouble. :D It did occur to me that $200, shipped, might be a bit much for an old SR400 (I'm fairly sure anyway, maybe an '87) frame... but look...
05-13-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,118
Posted By Koyote

Okay, then, that "brake booster" is a clever way...

Okay, then, that "brake booster" is a clever way of repurposing an old horseshoe. :)
05-13-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,208
Posted By mstateglfr

Paint I was going to have them use...

Paint



I was going to have them use some spray.bike paint and make it a full DIY, but ended up doing a combo of well don’t and DIY. I took it to a local business which for $125- bought the...
05-12-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,500
Posted By cb400bill

Found an Emerald Green 88/89. Kinda nicked up. ...

Found an Emerald Green 88/89. Kinda nicked up. Been posted for a while.

https://grandrapids.craigslist.org/bik/d/hastings-vintage-schwinn-voyageur/7097388183.html
...
05-12-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 749
Posted By shelbyfv

The Space Horse has an obsolete QR/disc, 135mm...

The Space Horse has an obsolete QR/disc, 135mm rear configuration while the Jamis has current standard 12mm/142 rear thru axle. Additionally, most folks would prefer GRX to Apex. Jamis has current...
05-12-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,131
Posted By Korina

Woo hoo! You really lucked out! You win. :thumb:

Woo hoo! You really lucked out! You win. :thumb:
05-11-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By cormacf

Funnily enough, years ago, I got my first pro...

Funnily enough, years ago, I got my first pro bike fit, and the fitter (also a PT) told me I have very short femurs, which makes off the rack bike fittings difficult (I need a really steep seat tube,...
05-10-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,299
Posted By thehammerdog

gravel beast

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italian titanium bianchi.
05-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By aggiegrads

Easy, cheap answer: Unlock the triple on the Soma...

Easy, cheap answer: Unlock the triple on the Soma to allow use of the granny ring, change the tire to 38’s or 40s if they will fit and go ride.

Next best: put on a wider range cassette and get a...
05-09-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 718
Posted By dwmckee

Cross Pennsylvania on Gravel!

Well, it took quite a while, but we have created an east-west cross-Pennsyjvania gravel route. And it is rather challenging with 386 miles of roads (621k) that are about 90% gravel and as you would...
05-09-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 41,642
Posted By cb400bill

Here's a picture of mine. ...

Here's a picture of mine.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48568868236_9190e7bc98_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2gZS9pW)1986 Schwinn Voyageur (https://flic.kr/p/2gZS9pW) by cb400bill...
05-09-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Russ Roth

It honestly isn't that hard. First wheelset I...

It honestly isn't that hard. First wheelset I built I sat down with a pair if wheels and a 50.00 truing stand and duplicated the spoke pattern. Then focused on getting the wheel straight and center...
05-08-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Russ Roth

My new cross wheelset

After a longer wait I finally had all the parts to build my new wheelset, knew there would be a delay due to the oddball nature of the order
...
05-08-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By alexihnen

You got it, saddle height is from center of the...

You got it, saddle height is from center of the crank to the top of the saddle. The standover height is right at 33in.

Now sold.
05-08-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By itskohler

I have zero experience in dented aluminum. The...

I have zero experience in dented aluminum. The internet can be an exh chamber at times, so i plan on riding it as is. Eventually I'll get tired of seeing it and want to replace it. I really like...
05-06-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 231
Posted By tFUnK

That's weird that they left the dropout like...

That's weird that they left the dropout like that. Should have made it horizontal or made it convertible to accept a RD.

If it were me I'd try to get the same model year RD hanger just to see if I...
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