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04-12-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 61
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Posted By Koyote

Just thought I would point out that beicster ,...

Just thought I would point out that beicster , who is 6'2" and 240 pounds, is not the person who asked for bike recommendations.
04-10-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 24,184
Posted By Murray Missile

My green bikes. 1979 Soma Prestige ...

My green bikes.

1979 Soma Prestige
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1986 Takara Highlander, it has quickly...
04-07-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 24,184
Posted By stevel610

Sold this one today. ...

Sold this one today.
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04-04-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By 73StellaSX76

I recently converted my '97 Ibis Mojo from flat...

I recently converted my '97 Ibis Mojo from flat bars to dirt drops. I'm not sure if it qualifies as Vintage or drop bar, but I hope it's close enough for inclusion.

1997 Ibis Mojo made with Tange...
04-03-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,424
Posted By corwin1968

I have a lot of thoughts on GP and RBW and wanted...

I have a lot of thoughts on GP and RBW and wanted to respond to so many of these posts, so I'll limit myself to a few observations and statements:

1) I noticed that the Gus Boots Willsen came...
04-02-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,569
Posted By garryg

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks...

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks ago
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04-02-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By jamesdak

Oops, looks like my rant stirred things up. I do...

Oops, looks like my rant stirred things up. I do appreciate the comments, I just stepped away for awhile because I've been busy.

The purge is in full motion because it needs to happen. I am...
04-02-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,424
Posted By Bogester

me too...but I do think the new ones are UGLY🙀 ...

me too...but I do think the new ones are UGLY🙀
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04-01-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By hazetguy

i heard this might be available, for the right...

i heard this might be available, for the right price....


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04-01-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

WTB Your high end hi ten bike

I am looking for a project bike. Do you have a gas pipe bike that needs some love? The ideal candidate will have anywhere from some to a lot of rust (patina). Turkey levers are preferred and I must...
03-31-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 24,184
Posted By noglider

I bought some primer and some paint to touch up...

I bought some primer and some paint to touch up my 1971 Super Course. I sanded off the rusty top tube. But now I'm having second thoughts. The original paint is two-layered, and touch-up paint could...
03-30-21, 11:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,420
Posted By pcb

Gosh, you don't say? Here's a quote from the...

Gosh, you don't say? Here's a quote from the article:

"The performance benefits were obvious: a smaller main triangle was both stiffer and lighter. The rear triangle was correspondingly smaller,...
03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 872
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-30-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By degan

Building up this Trek 750 for a friend of mine....

Building up this Trek 750 for a friend of mine. They said they didn't care about any of the accessory colors so I went for broke. My first non-26" wheeled conversion....
03-29-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,500
Posted By ctak

Great archival touring pics in the RSF insta

Great archival touring pics in the RSF insta
03-29-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,500
Posted By alexnagui

I've done some gravel cycling on my Gazelle with...

I've done some gravel cycling on my Gazelle with 35mm tires and it was a lot of fun, I've would have probably felt more comfortable on a mountain bike at certain points, but it was still a lot of...
03-27-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,181
Posted By Pcampeau

In my opinion this is a much more interesting...

In my opinion this is a much more interesting build. I love the saddle! If you match the grips to it and add silver fenders it’ll look great. Considering the uniqueness of your frame, I think it...
03-25-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,569
Posted By polymorphself

Some updates to the Voyageur. 27" to 700c, non...

Some updates to the Voyageur. 27" to 700c, non aero to aero, brooks microfiber.
...
03-25-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 166,999
Posted By Crankstank

Day of the Dead Cruiser

Velocity DeepV MTB 26 laced to NOS DeoreLX hubs. 3x7 XT shifting. Tektro cantis. Metropolis Bar, Tange lug stem. NOS Suntour XCPro crankset. ...
03-25-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,569
Posted By imcorn

Just finished rebuilding my '83 Expedition I...

Just finished rebuilding my '83 Expedition I found back in January. Took it on a quick ride last night and it's like riding on a cloud. Updated the cockpit (Nitto B135, Nitto Technomic, and TRP...
03-25-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 799,048
Posted By El Chaba

My Meral....a French “Campagnolo bike”...That is...

My Meral....a French “Campagnolo bike”...That is Campagnolo equipped with a few French parts that they always would sneak in for various reasons. This a really nice-riding bike. I love the French...
03-18-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7,739
Views: 2,124,004
Posted By brandenjs

So this found it's way into my hands today. This...

So this found it's way into my hands today. This 1995 ProFlex 855 has a little bit of a race history. I was doing some research on Matt Quinn and found an interesting article on this man Wally Ghia....
03-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,129
Posted By badger_biker

86 Voyageur After unexpectedly selling my...

86 Voyageur

After unexpectedly selling my 1987 Voyageur (post #40 and #94) last summer I found I really missed that trusty steed that never let me down on tours. Having wheels and numerous other...
03-10-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,767
Posted By Gresp15C

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old...

The advantage of a new bike is you keep the old bike and now you have two bikes. ;)
03-06-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 166,999
Posted By AustinFitz

Here's my 1985 Mongoose ATB turned whitewall...

Here's my 1985 Mongoose ATB turned whitewall urban cruiser.

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02-12-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Deepcherry

DBR VLink 1.2

I was not looking for another bike, but when this one popped up locally with a gift-like buy-now price of 40euros I had to jump on it.
Promisingly, it came with road tires, (gentle pavement life)...
02-11-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By rhender

I would have liked one but really wish Handsome...

I would have liked one but really wish Handsome had taken some liberties with the tire clearance. I know that it's a homage to a very loved frame and there is something to be said for keeping...
02-09-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By AeroGut

You might have already found the Broke Spoke: ...

You might have already found the Broke Spoke:
https://www.thebrokespoke.org/
02-09-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By esasjl

Many thanks indeed, this is very helpful. I'm not...

Many thanks indeed, this is very helpful. I'm not sure why worrying about old steel tubes is so interesting, maybe it's just the times!
02-05-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,424
Posted By steine13

I've been looking for an excuse to comment on...

I've been looking for an excuse to comment on Grant Petersen and his many and wondrous ideas. I figured it wouldn't take forever until an opportunity arose.

While I've never met or talked to the...
01-30-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,181
Posted By Schreck83

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last...

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last week in the "Are you looking..." thread. Looks to be all original except for the front rim and seatpost binder bolt.
I like the forged dropouts with...
01-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,424
Posted By acm

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive...

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive bicycle that nobody on the thread has ridden, but has vocal opinions about anyway
01-25-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By Troy Winter

some more even better pics

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01-20-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,181
Posted By jimijames

Recently rebuilt the rear wheel and the drive...

Recently rebuilt the rear wheel and the drive train a little bit. I'm so happy to ditch the freewheel and switch to 7 speed freehub. I was able to respace to 124.5mm OLD (fits just right into...
01-09-21, 11:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,471
Posted By repechage

Colnago made gravel bikes, they were called the...

Colnago made gravel bikes, they were called the Super and raced on whatever course was routed.
Note the unused seat tube waterbottle bosses, and everyone thought that was an 80’s thing.
...
01-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By Korina

Thanks oldtimeyirv , I think I'm going to pass on...

Thanks oldtimeyirv , I think I'm going to pass on this one. I've never cared for suspension forks; it's a personal prejudice. Also, I really really don't need yet another project bike.

Lookit me!...
01-06-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By Korina

Soooo... what size is it? :D

Soooo... what size is it? :D
01-05-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By oldtimeyirv

I really like the frame... not sure what I will...

I really like the frame... not sure what I will do with it. Luckily I don't have any money left, so I have plenty of time to figure that one out! Some bike shop in my hometown evidently built it...
01-04-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7,084
Views: 2,678,540
Posted By oldtimeyirv

1995 GT Timberline

Bought this over the summer to build up a more rugged commuter. I fell in love with the frame/color and had started reading this thread... Now I'm broke 🤣

Had time over the holidays to tear down...
01-04-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By thook

bikeforum replies containing every single one of...

bikeforum replies containing every single one of the large photos in the original post when it's totally unnecessary. trimming is a considerate thing
01-03-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By RobbieTunes

I want to see the car....

I want to see the car....
01-02-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By notthe1freeman

The tire size debate in mtb'ing. I still ride...

The tire size debate in mtb'ing. I still ride 26's. Perhaps I am behind the times.
01-01-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By iab

That's what she said.

That's what she said.
01-01-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,600
Posted By iab

Same as last year, in which I failed (although,...

Same as last year, in which I failed (although, to my defense, there were a couple restrictions that kind of popped up last year).

Buy less, do more.
12-31-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By gugie

Must be quite a scene where you ride. :D ...

Must be quite a scene where you ride.
:D

But keeping with the thread, it bugs me more than most people...I suppose I get to have an opinion too.
12-31-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 237,861
Posted By Jmclay

Not a conversion, a new frame from my shop...and...

Not a conversion, a new frame from my shop...and not 650b, but spiritually and functionally singing loudly in the same choir. Still, I thought y'all might like a look. The 559x50mm Rat Trap Pass tire...
12-30-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By Sir_Name

Drillium fenders. I just don’t get it.

Drillium fenders. I just don’t get it.
12-30-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,455
Posted By Sir_Name

One thing I’ll add is that a Jtek shiftmate or...

One thing I’ll add is that a Jtek shiftmate or Wolftooth tanpan can be used to get modern road shifters and MTB rear derailleurs working well together. That’ll further open up gearing options if...
12-29-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,466
Posted By Het Volk

Imagine spending all this time and energy to be a...

Imagine spending all this time and energy to be a d*ck to some guy trying to get back into this sport.

Quite the flex
12-29-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,967
Posted By steelbikeguy

I was gong to say "isn't the fork bent?". Musta...

I was gong to say "isn't the fork bent?". Musta run into a car door that suddenly opened.

Steve in Peoria
(a friend in college did something like that, except he ran into the back of a car. ...
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