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10-15-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,771
Posted By FiftySix

Single Speed, for the opportunity to coast while...

Single Speed, for the opportunity to coast while standing on the pedals over rougher ground.
10-15-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,771
Posted By Reflector Guy

Single-speed. So I can coast when the...

Single-speed. So I can coast when the opportunity to coast presents itself.
10-13-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By browngw

My only Roadster DL1 1979, "Sir Wayes A. Tonne. ...

My only Roadster DL1 1979, "Sir Wayes A. Tonne.
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10-12-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

This sounds like someone wanting to use a bike...

This sounds like someone wanting to use a bike frame for something with a motor in it.

Which would probably not be a great idea.
10-12-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By mack_turtle

putting a drop bar on that bike is going to...

putting a drop bar on that bike is going to increase the effective reach significantly. a flat bar bends back slightly, whereas a drop bar bends forward and then the hoods are mounted to that. it may...
10-12-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By Murray Missile

Geez, you'd think on a vintage bike they would...

Geez, you'd think on a vintage bike they would have had the decency to keep it period correct. #9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) baling wire wrapped around the...
10-10-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By BlueDevil63

first generation Fuso

Just picked up this first generation Fuso. Not sure whether to keep the DA 7400 components, go to period correct Campy (last gen Super Record) or retro mod it with Shimano 105.
...
10-04-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,048
Posted By The Golden Boy

Figure which way the cable tension is pulling the...

Figure which way the cable tension is pulling the clamp, and what is supposed to be stopping the clamp from sliding.

The clamp should go under the heart to keep it from pulling up.
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,722
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,021
Posted By coffeesnob

I am not against hunting. It just isnt for me....

I am not against hunting. It just isnt for me. Like others have said , those who kill big game for sport I'd like to ........fill in the blanks
09-26-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By cudak888

I really ought to take a new picture of this one....

I really ought to take a new picture of this one. '79 Rudge. I think it qualifies as the "full Monty."
...
09-26-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,207
Posted By BFisher

Roadsters Only: Let's See Them!

Raleigh, Gazelle, Flying Pigeon, CWS, English, Dutch, Italian, Chinese...Let's hear it for the humble roadster. Not your light, "Sports" types - I'm talking about the full Monty.
I just picked up...
09-24-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,226
Posted By P!N20

...when dropout screws are a legitimate topic for...

...when dropout screws are a legitimate topic for debate.
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.
09-22-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 10,758
Posted By BobbyG

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.

Basically walking and hiking are just standing.
09-22-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By TLaurent

Fifteen years and two days ago, my uncle Joe...

Fifteen years and two days ago, my uncle Joe jotog started this post. Sadly, he passed away this most recent 4th of July and we miss him dearly. I visited him a week before and we talked about bikes...
09-22-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,333
Posted By P!N20

And thatís a problem because... ;)

And thatís a problem because... ;)
09-21-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By cudak888

I think you'll find that a suitably greased, very...

I think you'll find that a suitably greased, very long steel seatpost of the correct size (one with a rolled over edge at the bottom) will do the trick without any rolling on the outside.

In other...
09-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By hazetguy

what do you think? does this fork look bent? i...

what do you think? does this fork look bent? i sure am having a heck of a time getting those yummy delicious smoked baby clams out of the tin with this one. :(
...
09-21-20, 01:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By merziac

This is also likely the reason we're having this...

This is also likely the reason we're having this discussion, normally competent mech talking, eating, whatever at the same time they're putting it in the stand, uh oh, wasn't paying attention, didn't...
09-21-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By cudak888

Is there an NOS box of Dia-Compe brake levers...

Is there an NOS box of Dia-Compe brake levers inside the bent fork?

-Kurt
09-20-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By scarlson

I would ride it. I don't think it'll let you...

I would ride it. I don't think it'll let you down.

And re: frame blocks, I would try something else first. It's the seat tube, so you have access to one end!

Take out the seatpost, turn a...
09-20-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By machinist42

Does The Bailiff Wield A Frame Pump?

There's "Bike Court" in the PNW now??? Damn. I really have to consider relocating...

You may be averse to conflict in person, but you seem fine in writing. Why not play to your strength, and put...
09-20-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,004
Posted By jackbombay

I have a beat up old broken derosa in my garage,...

I have a beat up old broken derosa in my garage, Columbus EL tubing, I'm going to clamp it by the seat tube with as much force as I possibly can, without a seat post in it, to show just how difficult...
09-19-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By canklecat

It's a joke, just a BF meme. Translate it...

It's a joke, just a BF meme.

Translate it to: "Nice bike. Great price. I'm jealous."

I say that all the time to local friends when they get a new bike. Just a joke.

If it's a serious comment...
09-19-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By cudak888

2000: "Bent fork? What's a bent fork?" 2010:...

2000: "Bent fork? What's a bent fork?"
2010: "That looks like a bent fork - here's how you can straighten it so you can experience that bike as it was built."
2020: "People who point out bent forks...
09-19-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,654
Posted By Salamandrine

There are a lot of bent forks out there. Many...

There are a lot of bent forks out there. Many times when people say that fork looks bent, it's because it is.
09-19-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,216
Posted By Sir_Name

Quite a spoiler of a title... :( Bummer. ...

Quite a spoiler of a title... :( Bummer.



Oh well, that’s what I get for visiting a cycling forum before catching up on such a decisive TT I guess.

Timing aside, that is nice to hear for...
09-19-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,232
Posted By cb400bill

It depends on how odd the trailer is. And how you...

It depends on how odd the trailer is. And how you carried it.
09-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Tomm Willians

I have the coolest gf 😎

The gf saw me drooling over this vintage 1985 Wilier Trestina Ramata and decided to buy it for me. More pics to follow as we are headed home from buying it !...
09-17-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 598
Posted By gugie

Gravel Grinding in the TdF!

Stage 18, retro Cino/Eroica style!

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09-17-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By wgscott

Fire

Fire
09-12-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,005
Posted By Koyote

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.

Riding gravel means you get to buy another bike.
09-10-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By SuperLJ

Mrs. Peel from The Avengers was my first...

Mrs. Peel from The Avengers was my first celebrity crush when I was just a kid. Sorry to hear of her passing. RIP Dame Diana

For those of you who arenít familiar, hereís a great video:
...
09-06-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,285
Posted By randyjawa

I don't know about most of the situations that...

I don't know about most of the situations that other BF members experience during this pandemic. My situation is near complete isolation, at my summer cottage on the shore of Loon Lake, Northwestern...
09-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 459
Posted By rebraun

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09-03-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm, what Colnago and how did this happen?

Somehow yet another bike has wound up in the house. Just got home with this. I'm thinking it's a Super from the second half of the 80's but really don't know. Love to hear from the experts on...
09-01-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,842
Posted By scarlson

AH! I have one! SPLASH BAR TAPE! Nothing like...

AH! I have one! SPLASH BAR TAPE! Nothing like matching splash tape on captain and stoker bars. Tandems are goofy anyhow, so why the hell not....
08-31-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,204
Posted By bulgie

French is larger, at 16 mm nominal, usually about...

French is larger, at 16 mm nominal, usually about 15.96 - 15.98 actual
English at 5/8" is 15.88 mm nominal, usually about 15.6 - 15.8 actual

I just measured a dozen cottered spindles, and I think...
08-30-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,625
Posted By ShannonM

I thought of another one: Silca Impero Frame...

I thought of another one:

Silca Impero Frame Pumps. With or without Campy heads, doesn't matter. Yes, they're pretty. They're also flimsy. Worst of all, they just aren't very good at doing the job...
08-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,204
Posted By francophile

Angle matters! The angle needs to be steep enough...

Angle matters! The angle needs to be steep enough the blunt end of the cotter doesn't slip into the crank, but shallow enough you'll have flat and wider contact area with the spindle face. Cotters...
08-30-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,020
Posted By branko_76

I only ride steel bikes, not because they are...

I only ride steel bikes, not because they are better than carbon fiber (which I have never ridden) but because they are easy to find, repair and restore. They are what I grew up with.

That said, I...
08-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By GMS

Hard to read SN on Raleigh Roadster

I looked all over this DL1 for the serial number. I thought I could feel something on the top rear of the seat tube. No matter what angle I looked or shined a bright light I could not see it.
Tried...
08-27-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,204
Posted By francophile

Just to drill the point home, and maybe it's...

Just to drill the point home, and maybe it's another reason to hate on French stuff for some people, I dunno. Check out the following cotters.

# 1 is the product Sunlite makes, I presume it's...
08-27-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By dddd

The fix for not having the needed selection of...

The fix for not having the needed selection of shims can be to sand down the seating surface of the cone using wet/dry 240 grit or similar on a flat surface.

Be prepared to test-fit the cone...
08-25-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,842
Posted By Andy_K

Hear, hear!! These things have one of the...

Hear, hear!!

These things have one of the worst designs of all time. I'm picturing a couple of Campy engineers brainstorming over lunch -- "A two bolt adjustment would allow you to perfectly fine...
08-25-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,842
Posted By Velo Mule

Cottered Cranks. It is a bit odd for my saying...

Cottered Cranks. It is a bit odd for my saying this since I don't have a bike with them now, but I have in the past. Some of these are all steel cranks are well designed a fairly light. Some were...
08-25-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,842
Posted By Fahrenheit531

The two-bolt Campy seatpost. :lol:

The two-bolt Campy seatpost. :lol:
08-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,570
Posted By merziac

I'm always puzzled when we welcome newbies,...

I'm always puzzled when we welcome newbies, explain the drill and then wait days for them to get on board, even the ones that seem to get it usually can't get to any other thread to bolster their...
08-22-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Salamandrine

I strongly suspect the builder used the spokes on...

I strongly suspect the builder used the spokes on hand. There's no need to make it that complicated by using different spoikes on DS vs NDS.

FWIW, I've been using off center (OC) A23 for a rear...
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