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04-08-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By nomadmax

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the...

Get schooled/handy or get used to it, one or the other. Itís a bicycle, not a Mars rover.
04-07-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By veganbikes

You phrased it wrong, manufacturers or...

You phrased it wrong, manufacturers or distributors allow internet sellers to sell their products at 3 times less than the MSRP or MAP therefore undercutting small business. Also bike shops are...
03-29-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

Sneak peak..... ...

Sneak peak.....
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03-17-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

My latest build project - a 1980 (as far as I can...

My latest build project - a 1980 (as far as I can tell) Trek 510. Still need to get some proper cable clamps for the top tube and eventually I'd like to swap out the black wheelset for something...
03-17-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By abshipp

Here you go...

Here you go (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/909679243117512/) :thumb:

This is really neat! More pictures in the listing.
...
02-23-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By BoozyMcliverRot

I found a guy on eBay that did some custom...

I found a guy on eBay that did some custom holographic foil Schwinn decals that should be here in a couple days. I didn't clear coat it as I wanted a matte finish,but I'm going to tear it down and do...
02-19-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,055
Posted By Speedway2

Dismount and walk if its getting too scary......

Dismount and walk if its getting too scary......
02-17-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By takenreasy

Perfect!

Perfect!
02-17-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By speed king

I still ride bikes like that at least a couple...

I still ride bikes like that at least a couple times a week.
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02-15-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By oouellette

2018 Kilo WT

Not a 2021 photo, but the 2021 version of my Kilo WT.
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Replies: 43
Views: 1,930
Posted By hazetguy

you must be new here. op only comes to BF to...

you must be new here.
op only comes to BF to gather bits of info for his sales listings on other platforms, and doesn't even bother to pay the pittance to be able to sell the bikes he finds, to bike...
Replies: 43
Views: 1,930
Posted By Charliekeet

:foo: Seriously? From the eBay ad: "THIS...

:foo:
Seriously?

From the eBay ad: "THIS IS A GREAT LOOKING BIKE (It has obviously been in storage for years & needs a good wash!)" For $400, why don't YOU give it a wash, and maybe some cheap...
02-09-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,451
Posted By seau grateau

Reinventing the wheel, or in the case the hub,...

Reinventing the wheel, or in the case the hub, usually doesn't go very far. I don't see it as being more functional or convenient than other solutions already on the market.
02-03-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,135
Posted By veganbikes

Half link chains are pretty heavy and not really...

Half link chains are pretty heavy and not really that handy, one half link is fine. I certainly wouldn't worry too much so long as it is not completely out of the dropouts and still can bite the...
02-03-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,610
Posted By acideraser

Thanks, I actually found a post where he says...

Thanks, I actually found a post where he says Alpina track is very good.
Seems I have to return Omniums and get the Alpina - back of chainring bolt is rubbing chainstay slightly :(
02-02-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,461
Posted By Rolla

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5 ...

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5


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Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By rccardr

So, this is where emotion, practicality and...

So, this is where emotion, practicality and remembrance kind of converge in a ven diagram sort of way.
If it were me, unless funds were of the utmost importance (e.g. to pay for a burial or to keep...
01-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By veganbikes

I have two White Industries Freewheels and there...

I have two White Industries Freewheels and there is just no substitute for them. They are super high quality, rebuildable, smooth, round and will last for a long long time. If you like engagement or...
01-21-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,081
Posted By JohnDThompson

AFAIK, Rudi only deals with the leather, not the...

AFAIK, Rudi only deals with the leather, not the frame. But, you could remove the leather from the frame, weld the cracks in the frame, and then have Rudi re-attach it (assuming it isn't damaged) or...
01-20-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,288
Posted By veganbikes

If the bike is missing parts and needs a fixie...

If the bike is missing parts and needs a fixie you should do that before riding.

Look on Track where everyone is doing the same thing with the same goal and mindset brakes are a bad thing but on...
01-10-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,374
Posted By Wileyone

This is silly.

This is silly.
01-06-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,589
Posted By Mikefule

I ride fixed with pinned platform pedals. I...

I ride fixed with pinned platform pedals. I haven't used foot retention for years. A good set of pinned pedals gives you enough grip with the confidence that you can take your foot off the pedal at...
01-02-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,838
Posted By BFisher

Any time one feels compelled to critique bike fit...

Any time one feels compelled to critique bike fit over the internet aimed at a person you not only have never met, but have actually never seen, consider what it sounds like on the receiving end.
...
01-02-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,838
Posted By Dfrost

Guess another thing that bugs me is people...

Guess another thing that bugs me is people critical of others’ positions on their bikes that are clearly ridden often and long!

I’d love to be around when those of you critical of drop bars close...
12-31-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 21,838
Posted By th0m

The good thing about loud freehubs is that you...

The good thing about loud freehubs is that you can use them as a substitute for a bell. I used to encounter a lot of people walking or "leisure cycling" in the middle of the bike path on my commute...
12-28-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By veganbikes

Good to see some of the C&V folks coming over to...

Good to see some of the C&V folks coming over to the Single Speed and Fixed Gear side of things. You will have fun!
12-28-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By veganbikes

You have made a big mess of that bike and are...

You have made a big mess of that bike and are consistently blaming shops which I don't believe at this point. People do make mistakes but every single shop screwed up is wrong and you know it, I know...
12-27-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By TejanoTrackie

It wonít be Italian, either. The difference...

It wonít be Italian, either. The difference between Italian and English or ISO is very small, and an Italian cog is a B fit on an English hub. Specifically, the thread diameters for the different...
12-24-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,469
Posted By nlerner

I remember well playing with the mercury that...

I remember well playing with the mercury that spilled out of broken thermometers when I was a kid. Some would say it had no cognitive effect. Others might disagree.
12-24-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24,555
Views: 2,170,207
Posted By bonsai171

Nice! It probably will grow on you. I remember...

Nice! It probably will grow on you. I remember riding fixed for the first time and laughing at myself while trying to coast. Fun times :)

Dave
12-24-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,469
Posted By Pompiere

A single exposure to lead is not likely to cause...

A single exposure to lead is not likely to cause any long lasting effects. It mainly causes problems in brain and neurological development, so it is a bigger danger to young children. It is also...
12-24-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By TejanoTrackie

You have the answer right there. The fact that...

You have the answer right there. The fact that the chainline changed when you flipped the hub, means that something is wrong with the rear wheel. The chainline should NOT change when you flip the...
12-23-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Actually, (semi) horizontal dropouts are better...

Actually, (semi) horizontal dropouts are better for road use, because they are angled the same as the rear brake, so you don’t have to re-adjust the brake pads everytime you move the rear wheel in...
12-22-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By TejanoTrackie

Nope. The chainring is on backwards. That is a...

Nope. The chainring is on backwards. That is a road crank that normally has two chainrings (RD=road and 2=two chainrings) with one on the inside and one on the outside of the spider. When used with...
Replies: 32
Views: 1,620
Posted By xiaoman1

The paint damage near the shifter appears to be...

The paint damage near the shifter appears to be from the brake but the on underneath has me puzzled as well. The dosen't appear to be any damage on the TT and even if the fork happened to rotate the...
12-21-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,982
Posted By speed king

Steamroller- Paul hubs, White Industries...

Steamroller- Paul hubs, White Industries freewheel.
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12-13-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,982
Posted By Vonruden

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell...

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell Quickbeam, Chapman cycles 650b Townie, Nagasawa special


...
12-07-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,982
Posted By seau grateau

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape. ...

My Big Block with the schwifty new bar tape.

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12-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,582
Posted By trainman999

73 schwinn P14 Paramount and it's baby brother 87...

73 schwinn P14 Paramount and it's baby brother 87 Schwinn Madison...
12-06-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,582
Posted By clubman

Oldy goldies 83 Sakai ...

Oldy goldies
83 Sakai
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Late 70's Centurion...
12-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By walnutz

Man, I don't need it at all, but the Super...

Man, I don't need it at all, but the Super Professional looks so fun. Love the paint.
12-05-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By Koyote

Have you been able to check it out in-person? If...

Have you been able to check it out in-person? If not, you should try to find one. I have an AC Space Horse, and it's a nicely-made frame. They do nice paint jobs.
12-05-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,582
Posted By Trakhak

Back when I got my first track bike (a Helyett),...

Back when I got my first track bike (a Helyett), in 1964, Legnanos were considered the ne plus ultra by the road and track racers I knew.
12-05-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,582
Posted By cb400bill

1961 Legnano ...

1961 Legnano

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12-05-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 88,982
Posted By bro

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the...

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the current whip... It's sparkly. Needs proper outdoor pics...
wheelset, crankset, frame protector, chain and cog/lockring from retrogression
edit - better...
12-03-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By bOsscO

Solid choice. If you wanted to clean/polish the...

Solid choice. If you wanted to clean/polish the frame before building it up you maybe even happier with the existing paint finish. Checkout the last two clean/polish videos by Spindatt on Youtube.
12-03-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By The Golden Boy

Congratulations! Part of the problem is...

Congratulations!

Part of the problem is having a "vision" for what you want- and it generally doesn't include previous wear and tear. Or any wear and tear. The fact that the bike shop was...
12-03-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By Koyote

The Super Professional frameset is $899, but that...

The Super Professional frameset is $899, but that gets you through-axles, a rear dropout that can run SS or with a derailleur, rack and fender mounts, a very nice paint job with ED coating, etc. I...
12-02-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By RobbieTunes

+1 This Redundant. If it fits and rides...

+1
This
Redundant.

If it fits and rides well, and you decide to keep it, then you decide on decorating.
Currently, you have a choice. Choose while you can.

Powdercoating is...
12-01-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By seau grateau

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought...

The Big Block was 550 last year when I bought mine, looks like MSRP is 600 now. MSRP for the Thunderdome frameset is 799, which is pretty on the level with other comparable aluminum/carbon track...
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