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10-14-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By Reynolds

A true roadie would've let him pass, get on his...

A true roadie would've let him pass, get on his wheel and keep there even if he slowed down, and outsprint him at the last 100 meters.
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 280,792
Posted By Reynolds

Easy to read, good lume and solar powered: ...

Easy to read, good lume and solar powered:

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10-14-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By Reynolds

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10-11-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By Reynolds

The Raleigh setup is very good IMO - less parts,...

The Raleigh setup is very good IMO - less parts, simple and easy to adjust.
10-10-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By Reynolds

My '80 DL-1 Export model, with 26" ballon tires: ...

My '80 DL-1 Export model, with 26" ballon tires:

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A friend had those 2 in a...
09-25-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Reynolds

Nice! Includes Pinarello trademark "ghost...

Nice! Includes Pinarello trademark "ghost decals"...
09-24-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 339
Posted By Reynolds

45/17 is very close to 42/16.

45/17 is very close to 42/16.
09-21-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By Reynolds

Looks like they gilcoed your seat tube (sorry,...

Looks like they gilcoed your seat tube (sorry, couldn't resist...). But I think using scarlson's suggestion it could be corrected.
09-20-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By Reynolds

If there isn't an app to check fork straightness...

If there isn't an app to check fork straightness on a photo already, I'm sure it will come out soon.
09-19-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By Reynolds

Trailer doesn't count, right?

Trailer doesn't count, right?
08-29-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 225
Posted By Reynolds

Shimano 333

Shimano 333
08-29-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,204
Posted By Reynolds

Ever heard of Prussian blue or engineer's blue?...

Ever heard of Prussian blue or engineer's blue? Using it you can match two flat surfaces perfectly. It may be possibly overkill for this job, but it should work.
08-28-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,625
Posted By Reynolds

Mavic starfish.

Mavic starfish.
08-25-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,097
Posted By Reynolds

The dog ate my bike (CF content)

A friend send this to me. He says a bull terrier did it:

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A joke, or is it for...
08-10-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,553
Posted By Reynolds

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08-08-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,491
Posted By Reynolds

He posts from his phone and is in a spot with low...

He posts from his phone and is in a spot with low reception.
08-08-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,491
Posted By Reynolds

So you're being judgemental about the...

So you're being judgemental about the judgementals?
08-05-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 140,740
Posted By Reynolds

1979 Single Speed DL-1 ...

1979 Single Speed DL-1

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08-04-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,707
Posted By Reynolds

"This bike's rear hub is a unique jewel of Swiss...

"This bike's rear hub is a unique jewel of Swiss industry with 3 internal gears" (the hub was a Sturmey Archer AW).
08-02-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,707
Posted By Reynolds

Low end "racer" '60s bike: No, I didn't weigh...

Low end "racer" '60s bike:
No, I didn't weigh it, but it weighs next to NOTHING! I don't know, maybe 10 lbs?
07-30-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Reynolds

Raleigh DL-1 wheel lacing question

A friend had this '79 DL-1 in a garage for 20+ years. He took it to me to get it rideable again.
...
07-28-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-20-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,801
Posted By Reynolds

That light adjustment is worthy of a drawing by...

That light adjustment is worthy of a drawing by Daniel Rebour.
07-19-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,801
Posted By Reynolds

Very nice! Many many years ago I had a Citroen...

Very nice! Many many years ago I had a Citroen 2CV that you could adjust headlights en route, just like in your bike.
07-18-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,206
Posted By Reynolds

While indenting with a punch gets you peace of...

While indenting with a punch gets you peace of mind because the fit is snug when you assemble it, this fit doesn't last much under stress IME.
07-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 136,619
Posted By Reynolds

I see many lo pros have very slack headtube...

I see many lo pros have very slack headtube angles, what would be the reason for that, and how do they handle?
07-16-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By Reynolds

I think you nailed it. 1948 Raleigh 1L Popular....

I think you nailed it. 1948 Raleigh 1L Popular. Thanks!
07-16-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,809
Posted By Reynolds

Very true. I learned early that you can't predict...

Very true. I learned early that you can't predict a cyclist's performance based on his or her appearance, weight or bike.
07-16-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 766
Posted By Reynolds

I doubt he could climb that on a single speed....

I doubt he could climb that on a single speed. IGH maybe?
07-15-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By Reynolds

Ambrosio Gran Prix, marked "MADE IN JTALY" See:...

Ambrosio Gran Prix, marked "MADE IN JTALY"
See: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1194291-bloopers.html
07-15-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By Reynolds

Those are not real Sturmy Archer.

Those are not real Sturmy Archer.
07-15-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By Reynolds

I meant I've seen many Sturmey Archer single...

I meant I've seen many Sturmey Archer single speed freewheels, but never a Sturmy Archer.
07-13-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 173
Posted By Reynolds

Raleigh DL-1 28" Ladies

Yesterday a neighbor came to my home with this bike. He knows I am "into bikes" and asked me if I could get it operational again. He said it was in a garage for years, someone in his family said it...
07-12-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Reynolds

That's a fine bike IMO, if the price is right I'd...

That's a fine bike IMO, if the price is right I'd buy it immediatly. Most components look period correct, except stem and saddle, maybe brakes. Weight is probably 21-23 lbs as shown. 54 might be a...
07-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 866
Posted By Reynolds

If you really want to use that fork you could get...

If you really want to use that fork you could get a low stack height headset and take it to a machinist who probably can reduce it by 2-3mm, another mm by using a thin washer. If you can get 4mm of...
07-10-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,096
Posted By Reynolds

Maybe no bike is wrong, but some aren't totally...

Maybe no bike is wrong, but some aren't totally right either...


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07-10-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,194
Posted By Reynolds

You're right, I wear cycling shorts and jerseys...

You're right, I wear cycling shorts and jerseys because to me they are much more comfortable for long (2 to 8rs) rides and for efforts. Jeans are OK for short (1/2hr) and easy rides. That said, I've...
07-08-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,809
Posted By Reynolds

Learn to follow a wheel safely. Draft the group...

Learn to follow a wheel safely. Draft the group till you get dropped. Don't give up, next time try to stay with the group a little longer. Eventually you'll be able to keep up. Just my .02.
07-01-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,008
Posted By Reynolds

Cajones is the plural of cajon, "big box"...

Cajones is the plural of cajon, "big box" (caja=box) and is not related to cojones, which some say derives from a Latin word meaning leather sack and others from a Greek word meaning testicle.
06-30-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,008
Posted By Reynolds

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!

They dial it up to 400 on each leg!
06-28-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 136,619
Posted By Reynolds

After 1441 posts don't know if this has been...

After 1441 posts don't know if this has been posted here before - taken from a thread by BF member CyclesMakaron:

...
06-19-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,796
Posted By Reynolds

E-bikes have a motor. I know, some of them still...

E-bikes have a motor. I know, some of them still require pedalling. But resenting being passed by someone on an e-bike is like resenting someone with a manual winch can lift more weight than you with...
06-17-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,935
Posted By Reynolds

Just practice it, it's not difficult. In no time...

Just practice it, it's not difficult. In no time you'll be doing the Rapha flip!
06-06-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 720
Posted By Reynolds

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-03-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,474
Posted By Reynolds

Other good topics are: CF vs metal Disc vs...

Other good topics are:
CF vs metal
Disc vs rim brakes
Carrying while riding
Waving
Average speed
...and many more
06-01-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,372
Posted By Reynolds

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage...

A device that can be called gauge, gage or guage can't be reliable.
05-31-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 136,619
Posted By Reynolds

The seatpost looks like the original Giant TCR.

The seatpost looks like the original Giant TCR.
05-31-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 136,619
Posted By Reynolds

I think I didn't express it correctly. First,...

I think I didn't express it correctly. First, VintageTTfan, it's a personal taste thing, so if you like it it can not be discussed. I know it's an high quality machine made with great...
05-30-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,643
Views: 136,619
Posted By Reynolds

I dissent... Why the obsession with eliminating...

I dissent... Why the obsession with eliminating the seat tube? But my main objection is that an emergency stop on that machine would be extremely dangerous - in such a case, I'd prefer to fall to the...
05-25-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,481
Posted By Reynolds

I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get -...

I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get - some years ago I went to a LBS to see some vintage steel frames and noticed a NOS C-Record seatpost on its box in a shelf. Asked about it, the price was...
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