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03-29-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54,800
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Posted By curbtender

Pretty cool Richman... ...

Pretty cool Richman...
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/d/healdsburg-jeffrey-richman-tandem-road/7099101451.htmlJeffrey Richman Tandem Road Touring Bike Phil Wheelset RARE - $550 (healdsburg /...
03-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 241,105
Posted By non-fixie

Spent a couple of hours today on mrs non-fixie's...

Spent a couple of hours today on mrs non-fixie's Snel. Changed the tires, for no other reason than 'because', replaced the original MAFAC brake pads with Koolstops and added a decaleur and a bag.
...
03-29-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By nlerner

Speaking of blasphemy, fenders on a Campy...

Speaking of blasphemy, fenders on a Campy equipped bike?! Gesu Cristo!
03-29-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By 3alarmer

...nothing frightens me. Everything stops...

...nothing frightens me. Everything stops eventually. :D Sometimes you just need more foresight.
03-29-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By iab

These are bad, avoid these. ...

These are bad, avoid these.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4762/39818027551_6544bfb821_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23EzNmp)Frejus020 (https://flic.kr/p/23EzNmp) by iabisdb...
03-29-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 184
Posted By TenGrainBread

Yes, longer arms won't help unless you are moving...

Yes, longer arms won't help unless you are moving the brake mounting point away from the wheel (aka use smaller wheels). This is the idea behind 650b conversions.

Why stick religiously to Campy?...
03-29-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,035
Views: 512,541
Posted By Wildwood

Bikes for mountains. Mine use RacingT 9 on...

Bikes for mountains. Mine use RacingT 9 on vintage Batavus. CompTriple 10 on ti Macalu.

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03-29-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 619
Posted By xiaoman1

Too bad, at least 2 good photos of the thieves...

Too bad, at least 2 good photos of the thieves and a pic of what one of them is riding...should be helpful in finding them...it should be har to sell the bike because of its rarity, etc.
If the shop...
03-29-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 370
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/canoworms-pic...

https://media.istockphoto.com/photos/canoworms-picture-id139258953

OH I forgot to put this in post
03-29-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22,384
Views: 2,429,957
Posted By gster

Yeah, It's a Sears Dept store bike. Probably...

Yeah,
It's a Sears Dept store bike.
Probably Japanese with a "British" sounding name.
03-29-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6,035
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Posted By Andy_K

A box full of goodies found my mailbox today,...

A box full of goodies found my mailbox today, despite USPS telling me that it was "Delivered, To Agent" yesterday.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49710732027_8c2383dafc_b.jpg...
03-28-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6,035
Views: 512,541
Posted By ascherer

I have those on my '70 Pro. Very happy with them....

I have those on my '70 Pro. Very happy with them. They shift beautifully and look right at home on a vintage frame.
03-28-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By noglider

I have one of those IRD Defiant cranksets. I have...

I have one of those IRD Defiant cranksets. I have the triple, with the Velo Orange name on it. I thought it would be OK but I find it to be of extremely good quality. I'm not that strong, but it...
03-28-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By jrupe

Thanks Mountain Dave, you're the man! I was able...

Thanks Mountain Dave, you're the man! I was able to track down a Super Custom 86 BCD 28/45/50 and will convert to a double. So much better staying in the Sankae Ringyo family and saving the money!...
03-28-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By madpogue

The rack bosses on the inboard sides of the seat...

The rack bosses on the inboard sides of the seat stays are cool, and rather unusual. Do they help narrow down a model?
03-28-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 293
Posted By non-fixie

Be careful. I did that a couple of days ago with...

Be careful. I did that a couple of days ago with a bike I liked but didn't need and ended up with the bike. :(

:)
03-28-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 54,800
Views: 7,783,947
Posted By Bianchigirll

This Greg Lamont? ...

This Greg Lamont? ...
03-28-20, 07:36 AM
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Views: 2,429,957
Posted By thumpism

More root beer! ...

More root beer!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/533119714250310/
...
03-28-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By mountaindave

Do you have access to some kind of bike co-op?...

Do you have access to some kind of bike co-op? You can often find lots of vintage parts at co-ops. they often have used wheels, it’s how I find 700c wheels for 700c conversions.

Tires? I use...
03-27-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 54,800
Views: 7,783,947
Posted By phtomita

A little old post Univega Gran Rally $100...

A little old post
Univega Gran Rally $100 (Whidbey Island)
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/617422869102110...
03-27-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By jrupe

UPDATE on the IRD Defiant Double Compact. Just...

UPDATE on the IRD Defiant Double Compact. Just got off the phone with IRD, super nice support there! The Wide is indeed for an 11 speed. The regular lists 9/10 speed but of course can accommodate...
03-27-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,035
Views: 512,541
Posted By 3speedslow

Mercier Nano mini velo... ding,ding,ding..you...

Mercier Nano mini velo... ding,ding,ding..you guessed correct!

Black 53cm. Details are going to be put in the Folder sub forum in the upgrade thread.

Super stoked!
...
03-27-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,035
Views: 512,541
Posted By Wildwood

Slipped to Page 3??? Maybe people are cutting...

Slipped to Page 3???
Maybe people are cutting back on non-essentials.

Anywhooo, to be a contrarian - as usual - I finally pulled the trigger on the PlanetX Holdsworth branded, vintage looking...
03-27-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By 63rickert

[QUOTE=bulgie;21385506]Tell it to all those guys...

[QUOTE=bulgie;21385506]Tell it to all those guys who won the Tour de France, and most every other race in the world, on those flexy, un-sporty 50.4 cranks! But fashions change, and riders get...
03-27-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By seypat

This is good advice. Or go with a 110/74 and you...

This is good advice. Or go with a 110/74 and you have even more choices. Lot of either size sitting on the dock of E Bay, watching the tide roll away.
03-27-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By nlerner

I had an '82 Trek 412 that I purchased in 1982. ...

I had an '82 Trek 412 that I purchased in 1982.

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03-27-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm working on an '83 Trek 520 that looks great...

I'm working on an '83 Trek 520 that looks great with 700 wheels. Works great with reagular reach brake calipers.
03-27-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By fliplap

I had an 82 412 for awhile. There’s no reason to...

I had an 82 412 for awhile. There’s no reason to stay with 27” wheels. If you’re buying new wheels, at least go 700c, the stock brakes will reach fine. I had room for 700x32s with fenders, or 700x38...
03-27-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,454
Posted By verktyg

Starting A New Thread

When you log into Bike Forums and go to one of the specialized Forums such as Classic & Vintage. You'll find a green bar in the upper left that has a + sign in a white circle and NEW THREAD. Click on...
03-27-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,446
Posted By avecReynolds531

Beautiful & full of character!

Beautiful & full of character!
03-27-20, 03:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 42,454
Posted By verktyg

Noobie Advice - ARGH! ZOMBIE THREAD

16 YEAR OLD ZOMBIE THREAD! https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1086x736/zombiephoto_15df96e6a74bb1eeaa066bf1704b4d08ead8d254.jpg
Welcome but start off on a good foot on the Forum...
03-26-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By brianhamp

They sell Whitewall,.Amber wall and Black. I...

They sell Whitewall,.Amber wall and Black. I ordered a set of Amber and a set of Black.
They were cheap enough that if they don't work out for me I am not losing too much...
My riding style...
03-26-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By EddyR

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after...

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after a eight month no riding. The first two short rides the legs were on fire. The third ride legs a lot better but I was still puffing a lot.. Yesterday...
03-26-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By bulgie

Tell it to all those guys who won the Tour de...

Tell it to all those guys who won the Tour de France, and most every other race in the world, on those flexy, un-sporty 50.4 cranks! But fashions change, and riders get stronger (apparently). Stiff...
03-26-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,446
Posted By ascherer

Thanks, Mark! The decals aren't original but the...

Thanks, Mark! The decals aren't original but the paint is and it's a bit fragile. The covers provide a bit of camouflage since this is my commuter as well. I have a VO wrap coming for the top tube...
03-26-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,446
Posted By ascherer

I've been spamming this all over the forums, but...

I've been spamming this all over the forums, but it's evolved. Mounted 35mm Paselas, added a Wald 137, got an Acorn Basket Bag, wrapping the tubes for protection when locking and now I'm slowly...
03-26-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,446
Posted By bluehills3149

This is my do-it-all Ironman. Hauled a 50lb bag...

This is my do-it-all Ironman. Hauled a 50lb bag of cement on top of the bars last week. Grocery bags I just dangle off the end of the bars while I try to stop them swinging into the...
03-26-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,446
Posted By Goosecheck

Flower Box

My wife and I needed to spruce up the flower pots on the front porch, so we pedaled to the local nursery last Saturday....
03-26-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By clubman

Paraphrasing a popular sig line around here. 'I'm...

Paraphrasing a popular sig line around here. 'I'm in shape. Round is a shape.' - Andy Rooney

The biggest issue I had with recovery was bad bursitis in the posterior region. Don't overdo it. Long...
03-26-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Insidious C.

Don't let it bother you. Just take it slow and...

Don't let it bother you. Just take it slow and the fitness will return before you know it.
03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By robertj298

Out of shape.

After prostate problems and eventually laser surgery back last June. I've finally been able to ride a bit since the weather is starting to cooperate. Did 8 miles the other day and it wore me out. At...
03-26-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By T-Mar

The commonly accepted fitting practices are only...

The commonly accepted fitting practices are only meant to get you "into the ballpark" for the average anatomy. A good fitter will know hat to look for and ask the right questions, to get the feedback...
03-26-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By HTupolev

Sugino Mighty Tour. On my '79 Fuji America,...

Sugino Mighty Tour.

On my '79 Fuji America, they use an asymmetric spindle to achieve a ~142mm q-factor in triple configuration. It's glorious.
03-26-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By mgopack42

It is kind of funny... Campagnolo touts its low...

It is kind of funny... Campagnolo touts its low Q-factor. last time i went for a bike fit, the guy wanted to sell me 1cm standoffs for the pedal, but he couldn't come up with hollow ones that would...
03-26-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 403
Posted By noobinsf

Isn't there a 110mm bcd adapter available for the...

Isn't there a 110mm bcd adapter available for the 50.4mm bcd cranks?
03-26-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,937
Views: 241,105
Posted By bertinjim

WGB - Stylin' around on the Bertins instead....

WGB - Stylin' around on the Bertins instead. Nothing like a pandemic to get rid of those pesky automobiles and allow full appreciation of those lovely flat roads. Just added a few decals today but I...
03-26-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22,384
Views: 2,429,957
Posted By Ballenxj

Hah, no pictures, but myself and buddies rode our...

Hah, no pictures, but myself and buddies rode our old one speed, balloon tire, coaster brake bicycles most of the way up to Lake Arrowhead from San Bernardino back in the mid sixties. On the return...
03-26-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By avecReynolds531

Out in the sun: John Perks 531

After many happy years with road bikes, I starting looking for a 531 lugged frame, preferably from the Birmingham area in UK (home of Reynolds tubing), and was delighted to find this:

a John Perks...
03-26-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 306
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://y.yarn.co/535a1e30-401b-440b-867d-938bd65b...

https://y.yarn.co/535a1e30-401b-440b-867d-938bd65b70f8_text.gif

Sorry I just had to post this. But in a way it is true, how do you answer the 'which is better question'. If you know the exact...
03-26-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,440
Posted By merziac

The old and the new, the ying and the yang, the good, bad and the ugly, you decide.

ADDENDUM

So it may be time for pitchforks and such.

Andy did not build this but it was done with his help, input, guidance, special parts, sauce and his full blessing.

Dave Levy of TiCycles...
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