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04-11-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By bikemig

I enjoyed the letters to the editor (Lambert...

I enjoyed the letters to the editor (Lambert death fork, chrome plating a PX 10, and cotters). Everytime I see an ad for a skid lid, I think I'd like to have one to mount on the wall of my work room....
04-11-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 441
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: April 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
On Tour: "So You think Fenders Are a Drag? Think Again"
"Cycling Enters a New Age"
Backcountry Bikepacking: "Your Rack and Bags"
"Technical Q & A"

Road Test...
04-11-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 266
Posted By Rolla

I'd compare the State's top tube lengths to your...

I'd compare the State's top tube lengths to your Salsa and get the one closest to it.
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By sovende

The catalog calls it “Kool Lemon”!

The catalog calls it “Kool Lemon”!
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By Shari

Nice bike

Love the bright yellow.
04-08-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By Sonofamechanic

One add....after a year on only a fixie, a...

One add....after a year on only a fixie, a freewheeled/geared bike felt horribly “uncontrollable” when coasting in any fashion...you get used to your legs controlling not only acceleration but also...
04-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 24,316
Views: 2,887,758
Posted By Johno59

Trigger shifter

My mistake. Trigger shifters were all postwar. A 1936 dynohub would probably not have keyhole spoke eyelets on the small hub flange as depicted in foto. They would have simple holes requiring curly...
04-08-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,740
Posted By wphamilton

I clued into this around 10 or 12 years ago....

I clued into this around 10 or 12 years ago. While it was absolutely true that my wider tires were slower, at any pressure, it was because I'd buy the most inexpensive durable wide tires that I could...
04-08-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,740
Posted By Koyote

No, not at all. If you're not racing or...

No, not at all.

If you're not racing or struggling to keep up with faster riders, maybe just ride the fatter tires because they're more comfortable. Because they are definitively more comfortable.
04-07-21, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By xiaoman1

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the...

Kurt, If that's the crap that came out of the shed, I sure would like to see the "good" stuff. :D
Best, Ben
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 639
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I learned what "the rainbow bridge" is. ...

I learned what "the rainbow bridge" is. :(
04-07-21, 08:22 PM
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Posted By cudak888

Whoops - should have clarified. Date on the...

Whoops - should have clarified. Date on the Dynohub up front.

Probably safe to say it's around '47-48 with that serial, but definitely want to see what the Dyno has marked on it.

-Kurt
04-07-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24,316
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Posted By nlerner

My understanding is that S-A AW hubs with no date...

My understanding is that S-A AW hubs with no date = 1936 or whatever the first year on the market was.
04-07-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24,316
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Posted By cudak888

What's the date on the hub? -Kurt

What's the date on the hub?

-Kurt
04-07-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,030
Posted By randyjawa

Postal Scam - Be Careful..!

Through Ebay, I purchased a Campagnolo entry level transmission. Got a good deal, in my opinion, and it was sent to me via International Priority Shipping to Canada via the Global Shipping Program......
04-07-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 680
Posted By TugaDude

I think it is just a fact of life that bike shops...

I think it is just a fact of life that bike shops no longer do a lot of the things they used to do for free or for a pittance. Many shops used to offer "free" lifetime tune ups. Honestly, I don't...
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By bikemig

I wouldn't waste my time with that seller. A...

I wouldn't waste my time with that seller. A seller who starts off in crazy town on the price is unlikely to budge. This level of Schwinn bike will show up at a reasonable price sooner rather than...
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By Kabuki12

It may be worth that much to the owner but...

It may be worth that much to the owner but unrealistic in the real world. It is a classic but they made quite a few and they were very heavy frames. In the early seventies I had a Varsity and my...
04-06-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 884
Posted By Andy_K

I don't have this one anymore -- as you can see,...

I don't have this one anymore -- as you can see, it was way too small for me -- but I still miss it sometimes.

1977 Gitane Gypsy Sport
...
04-06-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 391
Posted By FBOATSB

Don't do this. You now know why. And welcome to...

Don't do this. You now know why.
And welcome to Bike Forums!
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By sam21fire

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just...

I'm allowed to park mine inside, but it gets just as wet (and snowy/salty) when I ride to work in the rain/snow as it would parked outside. As previously mentioned, wash, rinse, lube, repeat. All's...
04-05-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,475
Posted By Cougrrcj

'Mamby-pamby shades of blue'? Ahem... Candy...

'Mamby-pamby shades of blue'? Ahem...

Candy blue over silver with chrome 'socks'....

...
04-05-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 211
Posted By MRT2

Clydes and Wheels,

A couple of weeks ago when I took my bike out for the first ride of the spring riding season, I noticed a tiny crack around one of the spoke holes. Sadly, the crack has worsened, and so now I am...
04-05-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 715
Posted By Dylansbob

Modern frames are ridiculously good these days...

Modern frames are ridiculously good these days (and for the last 20yrs really). Even the cheapest big-box store bikes have a strong enough of frame to last years of abuse, it's just in the parts...
04-04-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By Rolla

Hang on to your chamois: ...

Hang on to your chamois:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZmJtYaUTa0
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By CroMo Mike

Favorable Factors: (1) It's a Schwinn. (2)...

Favorable Factors:
(1) It's a Schwinn.
(2) It's like a Varsity.
(3) Continentals are better than Varsitys.
(4) Everyone in college in 1972 wanted a Continental but couldn't afford it then.
(5)...
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By katsup

If it is tuned up, $120 in my market.

If it is tuned up, $120 in my market.
04-04-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 715
Posted By Mikefule

Choose a bike that is the right size, and...

Choose a bike that is the right size, and reasonable quality, and has the shape of bars (flats, drops, bullhorns?) that you like. That's all.

Ride it. Work out what you like and what you don't...
04-04-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 719
Posted By LarrySellerz

Like watch how he gets off his bike at 7:33 what...

Like watch how he gets off his bike at 7:33 what a G. Also everything near the end is a deathwish like jesus these guys can control their bikes well
Replies: 21
Views: 607
Posted By TakingMyTime

It looks like it's all there, but I could use...

It looks like it's all there, but I could use some more pics. From the pics it looks like more patina than rust... $60 - $75
04-04-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 743
Posted By Wanderer

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!

Tell her to send it back to Amazon for a refund!
04-04-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By sloar

I hate gaspipe frames, but....

Every once in awhile I see one that I have to have. I’m in Florida on vacation and this popped up on Craigslist back home. The price was low enough to chance it so I had a buddy pick it up for me....
04-03-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 715
Posted By Aussie_Cyclist

I suscribed to Zach Gallardo's YouTube channel a...

I suscribed to Zach Gallardo's YouTube channel a year ago.
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By zukahn1

Great Job. As for the sizing RBCA bikes are all...

Great Job. As for the sizing RBCA bikes are all about %20 bigger they used s different sizing method style on nearly all there bikes not bad just different, My MT200 is a compact MTB hard frame...
04-03-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By seypat

Have a mod move your thread to C & V. You'll get...

Have a mod move your thread to C & V. You'll get a response there.
03-31-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,678
Posted By 70sSanO

The good thing is that the bike is not expensive...

The good thing is that the bike is not expensive and the fork can be replaced with a similar used one. The OP just needs to figure out how to get it done.

If there is a co-op close by, maybe he...
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
03-31-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,132
Posted By DMC707

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a...

Dont put mediocre parts on a Yeti. Its not a Rockhopper. The Rockhopper 29’er may very well outperform the old Yeti due to wheel size, but it will never be a Yeti.

Recommendations on this...
03-31-21, 04:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By bulgie

Yep. ...

Yep.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1026x1068/toilet_roll_holder_c845c3fa28a48d0189331f11577442f32e25d3fd.jpg
Circa 1980 Davidson. Portacatena optional.

Mark B
03-31-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By styggno1

Would not a rear end have been more appropriate...

Would not a rear end have been more appropriate...
03-30-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By polymorphself

Whose toilet paper dispenser is this?

I know it belongs to one of you.

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03-30-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rage

My Topeak road morph is actually still going...

My Topeak road morph is actually still going strong after ten years so that’s another mention/vote right there.
03-30-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By Sy Reene

Just do a CO2 chaser and hold the cartridge...

Just do a CO2 chaser and hold the cartridge bare-handed.
03-30-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,060
Posted By Trakhak

Physics. If you were to inflate a 26 x 2.00 tire...

Physics. If you were to inflate a 26 x 2.00 tire from 0 psi to full pressure, any mini pump of that size would heat up as much as yours did.

A larger mini pump would get the job done faster and...
03-27-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,510
Posted By AlmostTrick

Another bike that got a fun name. Oh the horrors!...

Another bike that got a fun name. Oh the horrors!

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03-26-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,288
Posted By 79pmooney

The fun I've had in Portland more than a few...

The fun I've had in Portland more than a few times is flying past brakeless riders downhill. I ride downhill at close to geared bike speeds knowing that making the next corner or stopping at the...
Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By jamesdak

Yep, that look larger than the stated size. I've...

Yep, that look larger than the stated size. I've had two of them both the wrong size. Nothing very special about these to be honest but I love the paint job and want one in my size solely for that...
03-25-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 448
Posted By shelbyfv

27" tires and 700c tires are not interchangeable....

27" tires and 700c tires are not interchangeable. The tubes are, so maybe that's what the folks at the shop meant to say. You'll find a limited market. Maybe advertise here in C&V.
03-25-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,678
Posted By trailangel

Time to end this right here . Go buy a new bike. ...

Time to end this right here . Go buy a new bike.

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Replies: 8
Views: 475
Posted By bikemike73

That does not look like a 22.5 inch frame to me ...

That does not look like a 22.5 inch frame to me

More like a 23.5 or 24

Cool bike. Love the colors !!!
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