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10-21-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By Deal4Fuji

:thumb: We were actually talking about that as we...

:thumb: We were actually talking about that as we noticed Lucama is the home of Vollis Simpson !!...
10-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,870
Posted By gugie

A bit of an overstatement. When I lived in the...

A bit of an overstatement. When I lived in the Bay Area I found plenty of dirt roads in most of the counties ringing the bay.

Bolinas Ridge is as good an example as you'll find anywhere, with...
10-18-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,959
Posted By jdawginsc

I paid $100; I felt bad he undervalued it.

I paid $100; I felt bad he undervalued it.
10-14-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 778
Posted By Mad Honk

Ben, None of the parts are plated where the...

Ben,
None of the parts are plated where the bearings ride. The plating is ground off during the final finishing of the races, crown and head tube. The outer races are plated but the entire...
10-14-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By unworthy1

Sad News: Bob Jackson (Leeds, UK) to close

Heard via the CR list, and confirmed by a local framebulder (Kevin Sayles) who lives nearby and got his start building there:
"I'm afraid it is true Norris, and all, Jackson's will be closing more...
10-14-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,325
Posted By Bob Ross

I only started tracking my cycling miles ~15...

I only started tracking my cycling miles ~15 years ago when I transitioned from Avid-But-Infrequent Utility Cyclist to Obsessed Recreational Cyclist. While it's fair to say that my annual mileage...
10-13-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 258,231
Posted By misctrader

Pretty Pink

I got this bike a few weeks ago, I finally got it put back together. It came out pretty.
The tires I used were Ritchey Race Slick comp, handle bar tape was Cinelli Caleido, and the saddle was a...
10-13-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,039,299
Posted By merziac

No expert but even if its not Ti it sure looks...

No expert but even if its not Ti it sure looks pretty bad azz from here, I would clean it up too and keep it whole, maybe swap the Uni parts over to it or do a bin build. ;)
10-12-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 469
Posted By thook

sorry, that doesn't really answer my...

sorry, that doesn't really answer my question.....unless that wasn't your intention?
10-12-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By gremelm

Condolences to you and his family. I was one of...

Condolences to you and his family. I was one of the cyclists who was on that bridge yesterday but only after it happened. I rolled up to the Southern tower at about 2:10p and noticed only a Caltrans...
10-08-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,565
Views: 1,965,983
Posted By DQRider

WooHoo! Road Trip!

I'm driving down to Iowa City from Saint Paul, MN to pick up this:

https://i.imgur.com/ko0lEHr.png

1983 Trek 850 "Rough Terrain Bike"- with all original components, which I will remove and keep...
10-07-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By obrentharris

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a...

I took the newly completed 1959 Olmo out on a foggy morning, looking for some dirt and gravel to try out my new Veloflex Vlaanderen tires.
...
09-29-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By Straightblock

I celebrated my 65th birthday this weekend with a...

I celebrated my 65th birthday this weekend with a 65 mile ride on Saturday. I encouraged my ride companions to ride steel but promised no shaming for those on carbon. We started in Fresno under clean...
09-29-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 131,768
Posted By InvertedMP

Did my first summit today. It wrecked me lol, but...

Did my first summit today. It wrecked me lol, but I am glad I did it. Unfortunately, just before the summit, I came across a fellow cyclist who fell as he left the top. He was pretty banged up so I...
09-25-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,232
Posted By scarlson

I've benefited some. A wide network of friends...

I've benefited some. A wide network of friends know I'm the guy to call when they want to get rid of a rusty hulk left behind by a roommate. I had five or ten for a time. Perfectly functional bikes I...
09-23-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,392
Posted By obrentharris

A couple months ago orcas island, who lives a few...

A couple months ago orcas island, who lives a few miles form me, offered this bike to me... free!
How could I resist? It was only the second time I have broken my rule about not acquiring bikes that...
09-21-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 784
Posted By gugie

Was just going to suggest that myself....

Was just going to suggest that myself. Richmond/San Rafael has been open since last November, I believe.

Boxing Day, 2019
...
09-20-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By malcala622

30 miles with the small group. Im in the red long...

30 miles with the small group. Im in the red long sleeve jersey.

https://youtu.be/yOpVrUT1BEE
09-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By royphotog

I did about 22 miles to the REI store just to...

I did about 22 miles to the REI store just to pick up some bike grease. it was my longest ride I have done, maybe in my life.
I got "back on the bike" last fall, but just little rides to have...
09-14-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 3,241,193
Posted By bulgie

I love how you can pick the bike up at the...

I love how you can pick the bike up at the Sandwich Police.

"Sandwich Police, hands up! Put down the hoagie and back away slowly!"
Tee hee
09-09-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By gaucho777

It also occurs to me that many of us have taken...

It also occurs to me that many of us have taken photos from the same spot as other forum members. Bonus points if you can tag and show your bike in the same spot as another member's bike. Here is ...
08-31-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By jimmuller

JJScaliger , thinktubes , Drillium Dude Thanks,...

JJScaliger , thinktubes , Drillium Dude Thanks, guys. Even if we did do only 2 miles, it's better'n none. Don't know when I'll do much long-distance solo riding though. Sharon discouraged me from...
08-22-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By juvela

----- if she should ever give difficulty out...

-----

if she should ever give difficulty out on the road...they do have a sag wagon -

...
08-19-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 291,591
Posted By francophile

Winged wheel one? What level of condition? ...

Winged wheel one? What level of condition? Hardware included? If you can handle "rider" quality, i.e. no significant rusting but maybe a pit here or there and could use a buff and polish, PM me...
08-08-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Petit Breton

savoretti made stem bike components and seatpost...

savoretti made stem bike components and seatpost and bicycle tools. maybe it did lugs and dropouts but I don't know. I send you photos of the bicycle tools. he also made some excellent quality...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,095
Posted By jamesdak

I'm not listening.......what size is it... doh no...

I'm not listening.......what size is it... doh no wait.....I'm not listening.....
07-13-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,096
Posted By nlerner

-holiday76 and I battled heat, humidity, and...

-holiday76 and I battled heat, humidity, and hills in the Adirondacks last week.
...
05-28-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 375,262
Posted By thumpism

Looks like adequate clearance under the back side...

Looks like adequate clearance under the back side of the crown but I'd be interested in how tight it is under the brake caliper.
04-08-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By Dylansbob

Anyone think of a wider 700 rim with a braking surface than a Rhynolite?

Title says it all.

Need to build up a new front wheel and would like to get as wide as possible rim while still maintaining my rim brake. I can't think of anything off the top of my head that...
03-22-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 94,575
Posted By crandress

Sounds intriguing!

Sounds intriguing!
02-27-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By onyerleft

Every cyclist has had the experience of bringing...

Every cyclist has had the experience of bringing a bike for service into a shop that doesn't sell the same bike brand, and then having a large, heavy object thrown at their head by the angry shop...
02-21-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 3,241,193
Posted By Sandstrom

Hopefully ones of the kids riding isn't dyslexic,...

Hopefully ones of the kids riding isn't dyslexic, "Turn right !!!"
01-11-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,587
Posted By merziac

and ScottRyder Me too, asked for it and got...

and ScottRyder

Me too, asked for it and got it, fantastic work, well done, Thank You!

Another aside that bears noting and repeating.

Fuji is arguably one of the oldest bicycle brands still...
12-16-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,908
Posted By gearbasher

I have a friend that commutes to Manhattan from...

I have a friend that commutes to Manhattan from Jersey via ferry, then bike. He uses a total piece of crap bike. Someone stole his brake pads. Nothing is safe. And, he said it made the ride to his...
09-07-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 3,241,193
Posted By malcala622

Irks me when a seller says "NOS condition" ...

Irks me when a seller says "NOS condition"

Well is it NOS or not?
08-18-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By alanalanbobalan

1983 Trek 610?

I picked up a Trek 610 frame today for $10. Serial number makes it a 1983. Some surface rust but should be usable. I was curious about if though - I couldn’t find any mention of the 610 in the 1983...
08-06-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,104
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Had an interesting similar problem with the...

Had an interesting similar problem with the neighbor's bike recently. It was 4 or 5 broken spokes, all near the hub. It was amazing the wheel didn't collapse.
07-28-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 58,673
Views: 8,599,959
Posted By madpogue

Time capsule set. I could facilitate, but I'd...

Time capsule set. I could facilitate, but I'd have to resist the temptation to keep them....

https://madison.craigslist.org/bop/d/madison-bike-panniers/6944263003.html
Bike Panniers - $10...
07-27-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,319,700
Posted By Cycle Tourist

You are so right.... I was considering brifters...

You are so right.... I was considering brifters for a '82 Panosonic before I came to my senses. I did substitute indexing 7speed Sun DT shifters and a Sun freewheel. I think that just qualifies for a...
07-03-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19,770
Views: 3,241,193
Posted By madpogue

Holy mother of God in a sidecar.......

Holy mother of God in a sidecar.......
05-10-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By noobinsf

Stone's Cyclery in Alameda has had a Waterford...

Stone's Cyclery in Alameda has had a Waterford frame in what I think is the same color sitting in its rack for some time (or maybe they've sold it by now). If so, it's a knockout color.
04-23-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,039,299
Posted By SeanBikes

Update

Finished restoring the old Gran Sport. Had to fix the bottom bracket, which forced me to remove the cranks... finding new crank cotters that were the proper fit was a real pain, but after much trial...
09-12-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,090
Posted By StanSeven

Enough fun. Closed.

Enough fun. Closed.
03-31-14, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,652
Posted By HillRider

There is no "standard" and, unless you have a...

There is no "standard" and, unless you have a super wide gear range and/or very long chainstays, you will have to shorten any chain you buy so even 110 links is more than enough for most...
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