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10-19-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By T-Mar

Mine live in a constant state of flux.

Mine live in a constant state of flux.
10-13-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 519
Posted By Steve Whitlatch

Took my Grandson out for his first ride.

New to me 1982 Super Sport, not yet overhauled, pulling my 18 month old grandson along through the neighborhood on a new to me Instep trailer.
My grandson loved it, my legs, not so much. My...
10-11-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,294
Posted By davester

This is absolutely the truth. Most vintage...

This is absolutely the truth. Most vintage tourers will carry you long distances over many weeks and months of adventuring, except that your axle might snap due to the load and problematic design. I...
10-11-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By northbend

Welcome to fall in the Pacific Moist West. ...

Welcome to fall in the Pacific Moist West.

Kayakers playing in the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50454337202_b20faa6761_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jStEDy)River...
10-11-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,167
Posted By Classtime

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and...

I put a box of baking soda in the 20 T of OA and called it good. I'm looking into painting the interior of my bathtub with one of the rubberizing products and installing a drain but that stuff is...
10-07-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By obrentharris

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a...

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a foggy morning, looking for some dirt and gravel to try out my new Veloflex Vlaanderen tires.
...
10-05-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By greg3rd48

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10-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,318
Posted By thinktubes

Because the metric system is just a passing fad.

Because the metric system is just a passing fad.
10-04-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,491
Posted By Stronglight56

From nelly got those levers and hoods on the bike!

Well, It took me a few months but I finally got those levers and hoods I bought from you on the bike. I also found some vintage bluemels, fixed my Soubitez dynamo, and found an $8 ‘C’ nut for the...
10-04-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,318
Posted By SurferRosa

27 inch wheels, how come? How come you don't...

27 inch wheels, how come?
How come you don't love me like you used to do?
How come?
27 inch wheels, how come?
How come I replaced you before I learned to love you?
Did I ever love you?
Why'd I...
10-04-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,135
Posted By Classtime

Grabbed it. I was worried about what looked like...

Grabbed it. I was worried about what looked like rust on the fork blades up near the crown. Turns out to be only grease👍 I'm curious why dddd suggests a soak before removing components because I...
10-04-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Unca_Sam

Supercourse Fondo A Go-Go, or

100km in one shot!

Yesterday morning, I woke up before dawn, checked my tire pressure, pulled on my kit, ate a bowl of oatmeal, and met a couple friends to ride 100km....
10-03-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,039
Posted By Andy_K

I'm still not happy that RiddleOfSteel didn't...

I'm still not happy that RiddleOfSteel didn't join us, leaving me as both the youngest and the slowest guy in the group. (For the record, he's younger. I wasn't getting out of being slowest.)
10-03-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By orangeology

thanks guys. just ordered a pair of VO City...

thanks guys.
just ordered a pair of VO City levers w 23.8mm clamps. an online shop had 'em discount + no tax. #incoming (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=incoming)
09-29-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By SurferRosa

"Now don't go offerin' the soul no tree-fiddy,...

"Now don't go offerin' the soul no tree-fiddy, woman!"
09-27-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By madpogue

And you're a font of knowledge, nlerner.

And you're a font of knowledge, nlerner.
09-26-20, 11:59 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Andy_K

I took my Clunker for a ride today. ...

I took my Clunker for a ride today.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50388542562_02e3b22c08_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jLEscd)

Then I rode the bike. ;-) This was my second ride. I rode the...
09-26-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By JJScaliger

Oyster festival RI

I rode my Raleigh 3 speed downtown providence to meet my buddy for the ri oyster fest. Probably 10 miles round trip.
...
09-26-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By obrentharris

Complete and ready to ride! Hoods and tape cost...

Complete and ready to ride!
Hoods and tape cost me $32 with shipping, so that's how much I'm into this one for.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Vn9xwVZ/0/c451a2eb/XL/IMG_0193-XL.jpg...
09-26-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By big chainring

First experience...off roading it

What an experience. Spent the afternoon riding trails in southern Wisconsin. The John Muir and Emma Carllin trails. Had no idea what to expect, and man was it challenging, intense riding. Even more...
09-25-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 630
Posted By rickrob

The dent filled in well with J-B Weld....

The dent filled in well with J-B Weld. Overfilled, then sanded out. Skimmed over it again and sanded smooth.
...
09-22-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Random Tandem

The Definition of Cheating and Metaphysical Identity

In August 2020, I bought a 1978 Raleigh Super Course with almost entirely original components (including a 115mm GB stem that caught my eye) for CND$120 (then equivalent to US$90.47); perhaps I...
09-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,461
Posted By iab

Something classy. American built. ...

Something classy. American built.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4399/37227767091_ac540a1623_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YHG3ai)02 Chapman (https://flic.kr/p/YHG3ai) by iabisdb...
09-18-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,837
Posted By droppedandlost

Did someone say coffee?

Did someone say coffee?
09-16-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and...

^^^ Thats a good looking Moto Bacon. Simple and elegant.

Today I explored Dick Woods Road. This is mostly known to locals as a two lane 45/55 mph road in Western Albemarle County, but I’ve noticed...
09-15-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 375
Posted By Deal4Fuji

super-size that ego !

super-size that ego !
09-13-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By JJScaliger

CT border loop

This morning I got the Bates out to the Connecticut border and back, 47 miles in total. Beautiful weather, 75 and sunny. Nlerner inspired me to hit the neighboring state. An old loop I haven't done...
09-12-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By Sir_Name

Night time is the right time. 🎶 ...

Night time is the right time. 🎶

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09-12-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 334,806
Posted By no67el

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09-11-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By JJScaliger

That NE corner of CT is a fun area to ride; hilly...

That NE corner of CT is a fun area to ride; hilly and rural.
09-09-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Oldsledz

This will be the last post on my Centurion. ...

This will be the last post on my Centurion. I road the bike 101.79 km, I done a lot of work on the bike , but didn't put any parts on it so my total spending was the 5.00 I paid for it. ...
09-07-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By RandolphCarter

Really, are there any sweeter words to hear? ...

Really, are there any sweeter words to hear?



My guess is that's tree sap (like pine pitch) with dirt sticking to it. If so, a soak in paint thinner / mineral spirits / etc will take that right...
09-06-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Andy_K

Like Unca_Sam I spent yesterday polishing some...

Like Unca_Sam I spent yesterday polishing some parts you might have thought no one would ever polish. Years ago when I created the Flickr album for this bike, I gave it the description, "An exercise...
09-01-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16,206
Views: 1,685,928
Posted By RobbieTunes

We cross most boundaries. Good on you. (those are...

We cross most boundaries. Good on you. (those are my favorite all-around, all time wheels)

109.8 and 6638'
Lots of chasing, as it was a real screwy day. I rode about 80 miles of it solo, chasing...
08-30-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've been using VAR tire levers for around forty...

I've been using VAR tire levers for around forty years. Took about 35 years to break one; bought another set (they're blue now).
...
08-29-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By Andy_K

I love my Küat NV rack. If you've got a hitch, I...

I love my Küat NV rack. If you've got a hitch, I recommend it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8737/16643571360_f06e63f8c7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rmJDUU)

It has an integrated cable lock for...
08-29-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,499
Posted By Sluggo

My homemade neo-retro pseudo-vintage all-road...

My homemade neo-retro pseudo-vintage all-road bike.
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08-29-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 334,806
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Got the red one done. I swapped a few parts to...

Got the red one done. I swapped a few parts to make it mostly original....
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,499
Posted By lonesomesteve

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this...

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this thread. I just finished putting this together a couple of weeks ago. It's a 1982 Trek 710 to which I added cantilever posts, a few other braze-on...
08-25-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 779
Posted By shoff535

I got a Curt for my Outback. I tried to order it...

I got a Curt for my Outback. I tried to order it from etrailer, but their stock was out at the time. I ended up saving ~50 bucks and got it from amazon.

In regards to the type of rack, I have a...
08-25-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 979
Posted By francophile

Mine's even creepier, I constantly catch him...

Mine's even creepier, I constantly catch him staring at me in my bathroom mirror. Just moderately unnerving.
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:
08-24-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 979
Posted By ascherer

Ah, we dreamt of having twine. And we had to give...

Ah, we dreamt of having twine. And we had to give all our sticks and mud to the shop owner for the privilege of learning a trade.
08-23-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 961
Posted By gugie

That would be this place, Neal. ...

That would be this place, Neal.

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08-23-20, 01:02 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,625
Posted By ShannonM

Mustache bars. Hands hurt before the first stop...

Mustache bars. Hands hurt before the first stop sign, no matter where I put 'em. Look way too good to suck as much as they do.

Campy NR / SR rear derailleurs. They shift like a three-on-the-tree...
08-19-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,812
Posted By bikemig

I worked in a shop in the 80s that sold Miyatas...

I worked in a shop in the 80s that sold Miyatas and Treks. I like Treks and own and ride a few. I raced on a team miyata which was a terrific bike.

Both Trek and Miyata were excellent...
08-18-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,196
Posted By SamSpade1941

If I did my job correctly and wore them out you...

If I did my job correctly and wore them out you are right they won't. I plan on leaving no pristine examples ... lol
08-18-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,196
Posted By gomango

Maybe for most, but hardly for all. I know...

Maybe for most, but hardly for all.

I know quite a few that go to look at old bikes, dress up in scratchy wool, drink various concoctions and eat a lot.

They usually combine the trip with some...
08-17-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,980
Posted By Narhay

I have to say I am impressed. Buys a bike from...

I have to say I am impressed. Buys a bike from what appears to be some shade tree mechanic operation, wipes it down and 100 miles later shes done. The spirit of the CC100.

I think next year none...
08-16-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 98,113
Posted By SuperLJ

Here's my contribution - a 2016 Nobilette. I...

Here's my contribution - a 2016 Nobilette.

I spent many years collecting parts for what would be my "ultimate" bike, financing them almost entirely by selling stuff on eBay. As far a ride quality...
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