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10-19-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By nlerner

As noted previously, you can often convert...

As noted previously, you can often convert vintage frame to 650b x 38mm wheels, and have at those gravel roads. Here’s my Holdsworth Special:...
10-19-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By nlerner

When I went through that tunnel last year, I had...

When I went through that tunnel last year, I had my eyes closed the whole time anyway.
10-19-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By nlerner

Spent Sat and Sun tooling around dirt roads in...

Spent Sat and Sun tooling around dirt roads in eastern VT, western MA with a couple of friends. Hilly out there! ...
10-16-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By nlerner

My recent one had EA3 wheels; as I noted above,...

My recent one had EA3 wheels; as I noted above, they pretty much took the Sports frame and added more gears.
...
10-16-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,851
Posted By nlerner

Given how far your foot is from the crank arm,...

Given how far your foot is from the crank arm, that's a really high Q/tread. For some, knee pain will result.
10-16-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3,281
Views: 287,532
Posted By nlerner

Like these? ...

Like these?
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10-16-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By nlerner

Well done!

Well done!
10-15-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By nlerner

I thought that's what you do when you don't have...

I thought that's what you do when you don't have enough cable housing to mount the brake properly.
10-14-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,294
Posted By nlerner

If I were starting from scratch, I'd be seriously...

If I were starting from scratch, I'd be seriously tempted by the Surly Bridge Club: https://surlybikes.com/bikes/bridge_club
10-13-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 554
Posted By nlerner

According to this article...

According to this article...
10-13-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23,267
Views: 2,680,757
Posted By nlerner

FM hub shell is same size as AW/AM/FW.

FM hub shell is same size as AW/AM/FW.
10-12-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By nlerner

FS: Shimano 600 brake calipers, mid 1970s

Up for sale are a set of rider-quality Shimano 600 nutted brake calipers. VeloBase lists these as from 1975-77...
10-12-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 478
Posted By nlerner

Dios mio, ascherer and Andy_K! You need to take...

Dios mio, ascherer and Andy_K! You need to take two cracked NR pulleys and seek immediate medical help!
10-11-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 472
Posted By nlerner

Likely the shop loosened a cone when removing the...

Likely the shop loosened a cone when removing the freewheel. Not an unusual occurrence. To adjust, you need a cone wrench and an adjustable wrench or take it back to the shop.
10-11-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,294
Posted By nlerner

Fat tires, disc brakes, lots of braze ons for...

Fat tires, disc brakes, lots of braze ons for attaching racks, bags, bottle cages, a frame thatís stable with plenty of weight on it: go modern.
10-10-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By nlerner

On my ride this morning, I was in a relatively...

On my ride this morning, I was in a relatively high-end neighborhood and caught out of the corner of my eye a bike parked in a driveway with upright bars and a kickstand, but I swear the seat tube...
10-10-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By nlerner

Love that barber pole!

Love that barber pole!
10-10-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By nlerner

Found some dirt on the Roadini this morning: ...

Found some dirt on the Roadini this morning:

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10-07-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 782
Posted By nlerner

I have Brooks leather wrap on several bikes and...

I have Brooks leather wrap on several bikes and like it fine for looks and comfort. Here it is in green on my Black Mtn Road +:
...
10-06-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,747
Posted By nlerner

I was lucky to find a second one on eBay for a...

I was lucky to find a second one on eBay for a very good price (it was NOS). Had couplers installed and powdercoated. Mike sent me replacement decals. Running it currently with a carbon fork though I...
10-06-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By nlerner

Well, then there was this time, off to mail some...

Well, then there was this time, off to mail some rims:

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I really...
10-06-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,747
Posted By nlerner

https://blackmtncycles.com/frames/ ...

https://blackmtncycles.com/frames/

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10-05-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23,267
Views: 2,680,757
Posted By nlerner

Had the 1950 Lenton Tourist out yesterday to...

Had the 1950 Lenton Tourist out yesterday to participate in the 3-speed October 2020 Challenge (https://societyofthreespeeds.wordpress.com/3spdoct/). Intended to commute on it to work this morning,...
10-04-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,048
Posted By nlerner

Another vote for under or as close to the bb lug...

Another vote for under or as close to the bb lug as possible. I’ve actually never seen a braze-on stop in the location. Bike manufacturer?
10-04-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,438
Posted By nlerner

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946401438_3b...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47946401438_3b8a3e1dc5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g3RQHL)PA/NJ/NY bikepacking your (https://flic.kr/p/2g3RQHL)
10-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By nlerner

If the seatpost and stem aren’t seized, you’re...

If the seatpost and stem aren’t seized, you’re good to go.
10-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 132,037
Posted By nlerner

Got this one finished enough for a test ride:...

Got this one finished enough for a test ride: no-name rigid MTB, Albatross bars, Shimano 8-speed bar-ends running friction mode, Sugino AT crankset set up as a compact double, Shimano v-brakes. It'll...
10-03-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,408
Posted By nlerner

Here’s a nice resource for planning overnight...

Here’s a nice resource for planning overnight adventures: https://bikepacking.com/overnighters/
10-02-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,039
Posted By nlerner

I’m fairly sure I’m older than Andy, but gugie...

I’m fairly sure I’m older than Andy, but gugie has a couple of years on me. John, I can’t imagine you’re older than I am—though keeping time in the COVID era presents all kinds of new variations.
10-02-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,408
Posted By nlerner

Here was one essential I made sure to pack on my...

Here was one essential I made sure to pack on my recent overnighter:
...
10-01-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,039
Posted By nlerner

Did some mention a Gugificazione of a ‘71 Raleigh...

Did some mention a Gugificazione of a ‘71 Raleigh International for rando riding and light touring?
...
09-29-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By nlerner

If they're not posted there, the answer is always...

If they're not posted there, the answer is always $3.50.
09-29-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By nlerner

I purchased an Ebisu from Jitensha studios...

I purchased an Ebisu from Jitensha studios probably about 10 years ago. It was kind of a semi-custom in that I could determine tube lengths, 650B or 700c, color, and a few other small details. The...
09-27-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By nlerner

Just came back from a morning ride through the...

Just came back from a morning ride through the western suburbs with a local friend. First real ride on a new build:
...
09-27-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By nlerner

Also, that $360/year bicycle benefit is a federal...

Also, that $360/year bicycle benefit is a federal program: https://bikeleague.org/content/bicycle-commuter-benefit

My former employer participated, but my current one does not, unfortunately.
09-27-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By nlerner

They look like standard Raleigh stamped steel...

They look like standard Raleigh stamped steel brakes from the 50s/60s with the spring on the wrong side of the arms.
09-25-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,064
Posted By nlerner

I try not to dwell in the past. Oh, wait,...

I try not to dwell in the past.

Oh, wait, this is C & V.
09-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By nlerner

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e.,...

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e., without tightening the crank bolt, you’re too tight. If the bolt is already cranked down, I could live with that just fine.
09-24-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By nlerner

Lots of GB bars of that era have really nice...

Lots of GB bars of that era have really nice engraving though they're usually fairly narrow.
09-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By nlerner

The afternoon I got home from completing my 100k...

The afternoon I got home from completing my 100k on my '69 Raleigh Sprite 5-speed COVID build, I listed it on CL and sold it that evening for $100. Seemed like the holistic thing to do.
09-23-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,797
Posted By nlerner

Two words: vertical dropouts ...

Two words: vertical dropouts

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09-22-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By nlerner

Nice build! And no need for a bell when your...

Nice build! And no need for a bell when your brake pads let everyone for blocks around know youíre there.
09-21-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By nlerner

Oh, that's really lightweight. ...

Oh, that's really lightweight.

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09-19-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By nlerner

For the same reason you start so many threads.

For the same reason you start so many threads.
09-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By nlerner

Wait, does the box-'o-crap qualify? ...

Wait, does the box-'o-crap qualify?

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09-19-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By nlerner

That Moto got flipped faster than gugie reaching...

That Moto got flipped faster than gugie reaching for the last piece of bacon.
09-18-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By nlerner

Carrying a bike on my bike is pretty routine: ...

Carrying a bike on my bike is pretty routine:

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09-17-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By nlerner

I think I see northbend in the lead.

I think I see northbend in the lead.
09-17-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,368
Posted By nlerner

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all...

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all about the customer.
09-15-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,028
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, I likely got my colors mixed up. I'm using...

Yeah, I likely got my colors mixed up. I'm using the one that's not a permanent bond!
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