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09-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,459
Posted By malcala622

Let's keep politics out of here. Instead of...

Let's keep politics out of here. Instead of watching TV I come here to escape it. Let's talk bicycles
09-17-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,431
Posted By BFisher

No strong opinion either way. One could do better...

No strong opinion either way. One could do better for the money, I think.

Maybe they should have called it a tribute instead of a replica? Price it accordingly?

Probably a nice riding bike.
...
09-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 621
Posted By Juan Foote

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated...

Be careful to watch out for the gang affiliated drift racers. Most often they drive really flashy cars, play loud music, crazy hair styles. If you aren't careful you might flirt with the wrong girl...
Forum: Commuting
09-16-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By pdlamb

Eh well, no big deal. A sizeable minority of...

Eh well, no big deal. A sizeable minority of non-cycling motorists don't know it's legal for a cyclist to ride on the streets and roads.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By RoadKill

As great of an idea as I think the Idaho Stop is,...

As great of an idea as I think the Idaho Stop is, not a single non-cycling motorist will know it's legal and become enraged calling cyclists scofflaws every time they see somebody do it.
09-11-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 34,685
Posted By joejack951

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very...

Me: Joe :) 'Jack' is the first half of my very common last name. I forget who first called me JoeJack but it stuck and I like it better than Shoeless.

Interesting issue. How exactly are you...
09-10-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By burnthesheep

Wound up they're hooked and have the center...

Wound up they're hooked and have the center profile at least. So, has the tubeless center channel shape instead of the clincher shape and has the bead shelves. I put some Stan's tape on it (my...
09-02-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 668,653
Posted By pipeliner

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Norco Search XR carbon, GRX810, Whisky bars, Superlogic post, Hunt carbon 30...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 11,949
Posted By MoAlpha

I used them in the pre-tubless days when I had a...

I used them in the pre-tubless days when I had a long, lonely, commute and knew for certain that my fingers would lose function in the cold before I could change a tube, but I could also complain...
08-31-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,866
Posted By SurferRosa

Tubed clinchers just won their first ever stage. ...

Tubed clinchers just won their first ever stage. :thumb:
08-27-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,177
Posted By pcb

This '74 Harry Quinn Tourist has the widest...

This '74 Harry Quinn Tourist has the widest clearance of any of my last-century vintage frames. 43-622/700c nominal will fit, but with clearance pretty tight under the crown and between the...
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,177
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...
08-26-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,271
Posted By styggno1

Our frames look very much the same because of the...

Our frames look very much the same because of the colour. Yours has two sets of bottlecage braze ons and a different version rear derailleur cable stop. Mine has Shimano EF fork ends. Serial A184....
08-25-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,709
Posted By Salamandrine

It's not a hack to cold set. It's a hack to cold...

It's not a hack to cold set. It's a hack to cold set badly without checking and correcting frame, dropout and hanger alignment. It's a hack to ride the wrong size wheel without cold setting.

Going...
08-24-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,177
Posted By randyjawa

I keep this early eighties Bianchi Touring in...

I keep this early eighties Bianchi Touring in Jamaica and, generally, put about 3000km on the bike each winter. Did not do that this years, though, as I had to leave the island six weeks ahead of...
08-24-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By nlerner

If you have the bike in hand, why not measure:...

If you have the bike in hand, why not measure: How much more room do you have with the 28mm tires currently on it?
08-23-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,271
Posted By obrentharris

I agree with TenGrainBread. Try the AC post as...

I agree with TenGrainBread.
Try the AC post as is before deciding to go all black. You already have some silver accents in the derailleurs, the brake lever drillium, and and the chainring drillium....
08-23-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,271
Posted By WolfgangVerne

3Rensho Super Record Aero - Build Thread

I'm sure some of you have seen my request for black anodized/painted vintage components over in the C&V Sales section, so this build won't be a complete surprise. But for those who haven't, I'm...
08-21-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By tdilf

No bike is immune to that (unless you are running...

No bike is immune to that (unless you are running full fenders).
08-19-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,589
Posted By jessec

Never really used the site much as I was always a...

Never really used the site much as I was always a mountain biker and recently got into vintage road bikes (starting last summer), but FYI I'm making an attempt to retrieve the data off the Wayback...
08-18-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By wheelsmcgee

Possible? Maybe. Cost efficient and safe? Maybe...

Possible? Maybe. Cost efficient and safe? Maybe not. Youíre better off selling the frame and buying one thatís designed with disc mounts. Of course, the fork can be replaced separately with one...
08-16-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By polymorphself

Took it out for a spin this morning. Rides very...

Took it out for a spin this morning. Rides very very smoothly but handling doesnít seem to suffer much, it doesnít seem bogged down. I agree TheGoldenBoy it does feel shorter which I like. Iím...
08-15-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By polymorphself

My new 1986 Schwinn Voyageur

Had been really wanting one of these and came across a Craiglist ad across the country of one that looked to be in great shape. Turned out to be our very own cb400bill! A few emails later and the...
08-14-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By Helldorado

What I have read and seen on-line: For carbon...

What I have read and seen on-line: For carbon steerer tubes, the top of the tube should be no lower than the top of the stem clamp. This avoids asymmetrical forces on the fragile carbon steerer...
08-14-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By Toadmeister

As a 6’4” 270# Clydesdale, I hesitate to invest $...

As a 6’4” 270# Clydesdale, I hesitate to invest $ in a carbon frame when my body's mass is literally the Elephant in the room :speedy: saving 2-15 lbs on a frame is insignificant for me.

As such...
08-13-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By shnibop

May take the frame in to have the paint stripped...

May take the frame in to have the paint stripped so I/we can make a better assessment of the condition of the steel beneath the nasty paint and surface rust spots.
08-13-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By Koyote

OP needs a second bike, or better wrenching...

OP needs a second bike, or better wrenching skills.
08-12-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By shnibop

FS. Specialized Sequoia Frameset built by 3Rensho

SOLD


Another 3Rensho built Specialized frameset on the chopping block.


Fairly rare 3Rensho built Specialized Sequoia. Fastback seat stays, fine lug work and other details point to this...
08-12-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,395
Posted By Rooney

Two golden boys, how 'bout that! I've been...

Two golden boys, how 'bout that! I've been keeping an eye on eBay for a Four'Sir ó there's one listed but apparently it's been cut down. Is there much difference between that and the ubiquitous...
08-12-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,395
Posted By beicster

I have an 85 and I will be going with 38's when...

I have an 85 and I will be going with 38's when my Pacela 35's wear out or I get tired of waiting. How are those on pavement?
08-11-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By Kabuki12

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08-11-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By unworthy1

Thing I don't know is how much that copy of the...

Thing I don't know is how much that copy of the Cinelli Super Corsa seat cluster was actually a "clone": sure they look alike but IIRC one telling point was that Windsor did not take the 26.2...
08-10-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 47,395
Posted By noglider

shoota, does your wife know how lucky she is....

shoota, does your wife know how lucky she is. Damn good job. For a kickstand, try the kind that clamps onto the rear stays. It works well and doesn't crimp the frame.
08-09-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 612
Posted By etherhuffer

1895 Bike Race, Maquoketa Iowa

This is a family item from my great grandfather, who was a physician in Maquoketa Iowa. Its a prize for "One Mile Open" it says on the front. The reverse side says "First Prize. Boys under 16 years...
08-08-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,018,527
Posted By vinasity

Two recent pick ups, both Basso. The red and...

Two recent pick ups, both Basso. The red and yellow has been my daily rider for the past week but needs work on the hubs. Just picked up the silver one today will clean up and prob be my new daily...
08-06-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 668,653
Posted By Moto74

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08-06-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By Steve B.

" I live in the SF Bay Area (east bay) where most...

" I live in the SF Bay Area (east bay) where most of the riding involves a lot of climbing and lot's of descending...maybe not ideal for 1x gravel"

Probably IDEAL for a 1X setup. Going up and down...
08-06-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By unterhausen

60-70 should be enough pressure for that tire. ...

60-70 should be enough pressure for that tire. It's a lot more tread than your old tires, so maybe there is more drag. But I think the feeling of sluggishness is from the reduced road feel.
08-02-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By wgscott

Unless you want a carbon frame, I would go for it.

Unless you want a carbon frame, I would go for it.
08-02-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 157,789
Posted By zen_

Mid-season rebuild for my Raleigh Tamland....

Mid-season rebuild for my Raleigh Tamland. Hydraulic levers / calipers to replace a cable actuated setup that has been having some issues lately, a better quality stem to replace a cheap China alloy...
08-01-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 911
Posted By easyupbug

Local builder who knew Colin Laing when he was in...

Local builder who knew Colin Laing when he was in town straightened both the fork and frame that had been badly spread to 130mm on a rescued ~'84 Laing 753 that was trashed. He even had Laing...
07-29-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,869
Posted By Darth Lefty

Mods could you move this to the Hambini forum?

Mods could you move this to the Hambini forum?
07-22-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 34,685
Posted By mstateglfr

End product. Not yet cut(not sure if I will, need...

End product. Not yet cut(not sure if I will, need some miles)....
07-20-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By mstateglfr

Not only isnt that normal, I dont actually...

Not only isnt that normal, I dont actually understand the issue its so far from normal. The cable should never jump of of its routing at any point.
Hope its a quick fix!
07-17-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) Five Good Buys

Five high-value bikes representing five different categories are reviewed.

LOTUS Prestige (sport touring)
UNIVEGA Gran Turismo (loaded touring)
SCHWINN High Sierra (all-terrain)
BIANCHI Limited...
07-15-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 237,868
Posted By noglider

Yeah I tied her up and left her an apple to munch...

Yeah I tied her up and left her an apple to munch on.
07-15-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By thehammerdog

what is issue with bike? if it fits and works...

what is issue with bike?
if it fits and works enjoy it.
maybe upgrade wheelset but sorta is fine.
get a feel for what u want if good steel frame 9 speed soar is fine.
but I bet heavy.
07-15-20, 02:40 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 237,868
Posted By jbchybridrider

Just from cruise down the road at home only 6km...

Just from cruise down the road at home only 6km roads are all gravel here.
...
07-13-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,346
Posted By fourfa

you know what, never mind. Don't feed the trolls

you know what, never mind. Don't feed the trolls
07-13-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,869
Posted By gus6464

That frame should have never left the factory...

That frame should have never left the factory period. If any type of QC was done even with a dirt cheap caliper the inspector could have seen that the BB is completely out of spec and alignment. We...
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