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01-23-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 839
Posted By due ruote

Ditto. With a 42/53 and corncob, the cog I wanted...

Ditto. With a 42/53 and corncob, the cog I wanted always seemed to be on the wrong end of the cluster. Now, I almost never shift out of the large ring, and usually around the middle of the cassette....
01-22-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By due ruote

This one is black, but they claim itís mostly...

This one is black, but they claim itís mostly original. Photos are pretty good.

Member rhm does great saddle work.
...
01-22-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 53,336
Posted By due ruote

Some cool whatsits and gizmos adjacent to the...

Some cool whatsits and gizmos adjacent to the Winnetka IL power plant.
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01-22-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,079
Posted By due ruote

93 Rockhopper Comp. ...

93 Rockhopper Comp.

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01-22-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,512,314
Posted By due ruote

The non-matching wheels would be a bigger deal...

The non-matching wheels would be a bigger deal for me than the RD, but for that price itís hard to go wrong if the frame is OK.
01-22-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,189
Views: 723,284
Posted By due ruote

Living proof that splash tape does indeed have...

Living proof that splash tape does indeed have its place.
01-22-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By due ruote

I am guessing these are from the 80ís. Found them...

I am guessing these are from the 80ís. Found them a few years ago at a co-op. Man are they comfy. ...
01-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,182
Posted By due ruote

First choice, black saddle and tape. White...

First choice, black saddle and tape.
White would also look good, but for me the black would balance the tires.
In either case, I would probably lose the wheel decals; personal preference.
01-21-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 331
Posted By due ruote

If I could have just one bike, it would have to...

If I could have just one bike, it would have to take 28mm tires at a minimum, with fenders. And no p-clips. Ymmv.
As you seem to be lukewarm on the SS, it doesnít strike me as risky to change to...
01-16-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By due ruote

I have done about a half dozen saddles and never...

I have done about a half dozen saddles and never had a problem with it. Some people seem to prefer 3M spray adhesive but I believe thatís a contact cement as well. Both are pretty volatile and should...
01-15-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By due ruote

Somebody got their moneyís worth. The threads...

Somebody got their moneyís worth.
The threads posted above should answer most of your questions. I have always had good luck with Weldwood contact cement. No heat, no soaking, no clamps. Also no...
01-13-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,616
Posted By due ruote

Those confounded tribbles wind up everywhere.

Those confounded tribbles wind up everywhere.
01-10-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,915
Posted By due ruote

I'm going to keep my eyes open for a Ferrari with...

I'm going to keep my eyes open for a Ferrari with a "Please take - runs good" sign on it. You never know.
01-10-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By due ruote

Sounds like a great all-weather bike. Barends are...

Sounds like a great all-weather bike. Barends are a good call for slippery roads.
01-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 779
Posted By due ruote

Yeah, I bought some from McMaster Carr, drilled...

Yeah, I bought some from McMaster Carr, drilled to their spec, and when I tried to tap the screws in, I could see the head tube was starting to deform. I bailed and just stuck the badge on with...
01-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 459
Posted By due ruote

Stylish. But...maybe some fenders needed?

Stylish. But...maybe some fenders needed?
01-09-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By due ruote

Two on a Wheel, Bicycle Waltz Song

I bumped into this on the Henry Ford Museum site. For those who can't make out the fine print, it reads:

Two on a wheel, Two on a wheel,
There's nothing so charming as love to reveal,
When out...
01-09-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,159
Posted By due ruote

Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn,...

Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI
Has the Wright Bros. shop and a bunch of other artifacts:
https://www.thehenryford.org/search#perPage=10&pageNum=1&terms=bicycle&tab=artifact
01-08-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,089
Posted By due ruote

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-08-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By due ruote

I could use a day like that.

I could use a day like that.
01-08-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By due ruote

Sorry, no. I kind of forgot I had it listed here;...

Sorry, no. I kind of forgot I had it listed here; apologies for not updating.
01-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,189
Posted By due ruote

Dude. Can you sniff tape?

Dude. Can you sniff tape?
01-06-20, 06:15 PM
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Posted By due ruote

Sounds like you are old enough. Looking forward...

Sounds like you are old enough. Looking forward to the pics.
01-05-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,189
Posted By due ruote

I generally apply glue to both tire and rim, let...

I generally apply glue to both tire and rim, let dry, apply a small amount to rim only, mount uninflated tire, inflate slightly and adjust straightness of tire on rim. Then inflate fully and leave...
01-04-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 357
Posted By due ruote

My Ď78 is 54 c-t with a 55 c-c top tube.

My Ď78 is 54 c-t with a 55 c-c top tube.
01-03-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,772
Posted By due ruote

^ Letís at least play fair! ...

^ Letís at least play fair!
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12-18-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By due ruote

Amazing find. I have only seen occasional pics of...

Amazing find. I have only seen occasional pics of Euro models and donít recall seeing any with chromed lugs.
Anyone know when the firm began making bike frames of this caliber? Clearly earlier than...
12-17-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By due ruote

Sold!

Sold!
12-13-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By due ruote

At least if the shifters are Shimano, the front...

At least if the shifters are Shimano, the front will be friction. I canít speak to the Claris FD question specifically, but finding an old Suntour or 600 series FD that will work shouldnít be too...
12-12-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 12,089
Posted By due ruote

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-06-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By due ruote

Shimano 8 spd barend shifters NIB

SL-BS64 Ultegra shifters, never mounted. Missing the two front housing pieces, but all the rest is there, including RD housing, downtube cable stops, cables, and housing covers. These work great in...
12-06-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,708
Posted By due ruote

You got 2 nice ones. Love that orange Stumpy. If...

You got 2 nice ones. Love that orange Stumpy. If 86, it must be one of the last lugged ones.
12-04-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,708
Posted By due ruote

My 1992 Stumpjumper Comp with Prestige tubing is...

My 1992 Stumpjumper Comp with Prestige tubing is a really fun all-rounder.
...
12-02-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 264
Posted By due ruote

Anyone have a Winter? I donít recall seeing one...

Anyone have a Winter? I donít recall seeing one posted ever.
12-02-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By due ruote

I always wrapped bottom up in the olden days, and...

I always wrapped bottom up in the olden days, and lit a match to stick the end. The hot glue is probably a good solution.
Wrapped some 44 width Noodles recently and barely had enough length - and...
11-24-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By due ruote

I would put it in front of a frame builder I...

I would put it in front of a frame builder I could trust and ask for a top to bottom inspection. No sense replacing the top tube if the remainder is suspect. If it seems otherwise OK, then do the...
11-13-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,802
Posted By due ruote

Anyone know how wide a cassette Simplex...

Anyone know how wide a cassette Simplex Retrofrictions will handle? The barrel is smaller than most on those, so more lever movement is required to shift. So I am thinking you might have more feel on...
11-10-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By due ruote

You could find an old pair of leather sole dress...

You could find an old pair of leather sole dress shoes at a thrift store, and drill them for that pattern; then use t-nuts for attachment.
11-09-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 2,126,269
Posted By due ruote

^ Nice Univega. I also zip-tied the stretch net...

^ Nice Univega.
I also zip-tied the stretch net onto the basket on my town bike. It's amazing how much easier it is to deal with, having one side fixed. :thumb:
11-07-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,525
Posted By due ruote

If I am not mistaken, there is also a good bit of...

If I am not mistaken, there is also a good bit of tape holding the saddle together on the white Holdsworth.
Less fussing, more riding!
11-07-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,954
Posted By due ruote

Ď73 Stella ...

Ď73 Stella
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11-06-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By due ruote

Nicely done. Any concern about moisture entry...

Nicely done. Any concern about moisture entry through the hollow rivet? I suppose it would be easy enough to fill them with silicone, epoxy or a bit of beeswax. Too ocd?
11-06-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,572
Posted By due ruote

1973 Stella fixed gear. ...

1973 Stella fixed gear.
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11-04-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 773
Posted By due ruote

Hurting it will be harder than you imagine.

Hurting it will be harder than you imagine.
11-01-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By due ruote

You could cut the wire and reattach it with a...

You could cut the wire and reattach it with a waterproof heat-shrink splice. But maybe someone has an idea for not cutting the wire.
Cool bike.

210pcs Heat Shrink Connectors, Sopoby Solder Seal...
11-01-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,512,314
Posted By due ruote

Nice bike. I wonder who made the frame. Didnít...

Nice bike. I wonder who made the frame.
Didnít Bianchigirll mention Superbe for the new pet lizard?
11-01-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,512,314
Posted By due ruote

Itís the line through the head tube that I find...

Itís the line through the head tube that I find troubling.
11-01-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By due ruote

Very cool. I noticed that T-mar nailed the date...

Very cool. I noticed that T-mar nailed the date in post#2 of your thread. What a shock.
11-01-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,512,314
Posted By due ruote

Does anyone else think that it looks as though...

Does anyone else think that it looks as though someone jumped with that bike and came down hard? The fork just doesnít look right to me.
10-29-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53,722
Views: 7,512,314
Posted By due ruote

Very nice '83 Pana/Schwinn Super Sport on S side...

Very nice '83 Pana/Schwinn Super Sport on S side of Chicago.
1983 Schwinn Super Sport - $200 (Tinley Park)
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