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07-15-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By Gary Fountain

Kenevans - Australia ...

Kenevans - Australia

https://i.imgur.com/FLky5WJ.jpg
07-14-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 546
Posted By P!N20

'K, what did we see? Katakura Silk ...

'K, what did we see?

Katakura Silk
Kenevans
Kettler Alurad
Kia
Klein
Koga-Miyata
Kona
Kondor
07-13-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,497
Posted By cudak888

I was asked if I could straighten this funny bike...

I was asked if I could straighten this funny bike recently. I offered to give it a try.
...
07-13-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,011
Posted By alexnagui

It's done! I've installed a cheap Sunrace...

It's done! I've installed a cheap Sunrace freewheel and everything runs smoothly now. Wrapped the bars with Newbaum's cotton bar tape. Installed no name bottle cage and pump I took from some...
07-12-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20,989
Views: 2,021,669
Posted By DQRider

For The Love of One Particular English 3-Speed

For those of you looking for technical content, please, just skip this post.

Staying true to the theme of this thread, I am declaring my love for one particular English 3-Speed: This incredible...
07-12-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By FlMTNdude

I like it! I don’t understand why you don’t see...

I like it! I don’t understand why you don’t see more chain guards in the US. But then here, bikes are not looked at for the most part as practical and to be used, but as recreation.
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,715
Posted By CrankyOne

With a Dutch style bicycle (City Bikes |...

With a Dutch style bicycle (City Bikes | LocalMile (http://localmile.org/city-bikes/)) there is no worry of chains or grease or having to clip pants. A leather Brooks B67 allows the fabric to slide...
Forum: Touring
07-09-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,477
Posted By PedalingWalrus

Dean Martin: Lung Cancer Sammy Davis Jr:...

Dean Martin: Lung Cancer
Sammy Davis Jr: Laryngeal Cancer
Sinatra: Heart Attack
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Viich

Many rims are available in a 36 - my hub is a 36,...

Many rims are available in a 36 - my hub is a 36, I got it already with the crappy black paint from eBay for $15 including shipping. Bought a cheap rim from Amazon, or 'Bezos' company' as you say,...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,262
Posted By Viich

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The yellow thing kind of happened by accident - next tape job is likely...
07-04-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20,989
Views: 2,021,669
Posted By DQRider

1949 Raleigh Clubman Retro-Mod Almost Finished

Some of you may recall the "before" shots I put up here sometime late last year. Here is one to jog your memory:

https://i.imgur.com/lUzc7kR.png

This is a "Patina Preservation" project, as the...
07-03-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

My opinion: increasing safety for cyclists should...

My opinion: increasing safety for cyclists should emphasize and focus on proper cycling infrastructure, such as better roads, better traffic management, and segregated lanes for cyclists (not...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,375
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Well my XL-FDD is HALF way to 50,000 miles in 7...

Well my XL-FDD is HALF way to 50,000 miles in 7 years. LOL The cam interface is the only thing wearing.
The RS bearing had 4 crushed up balls at 17,000 miles. Cleaned it up, put in a new sealed...
06-28-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,506
Posted By Kdogbikes

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06-28-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,506
Posted By fliplap

I’ve always liked this angle for this bike. ...

I’ve always liked this angle for this bike.

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06-28-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By TimothyH

Buy the tool. The link is only...

Buy the tool.

The link is only "unbelievably tight" if the proper tool can't remove it.

I used to mess with needlenose pliers, etc., until I bought the tool two years ago. Wish I had done it...
06-27-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 661
Posted By non-fixie

Here's a Janssen, with the elusive XO Sewepe...

Here's a Janssen, with the elusive XO Sewepe group:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/1k0_4067ec8897f69357d04837b6c09216535df2b55a.jpg
...
06-22-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 604
Posted By agmetal

I have a Hesling chaincase from dutchbikebits.com...

I have a Hesling chaincase from dutchbikebits.com on my ANT frame. The ANT is about halfway between a Sports and a Tourist in its dimensions. I have it geared 44x18 and had to install the chainring...
06-19-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 804
Posted By mechanicmatt

Beautiful bike!

Beautiful bike!
06-19-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By Hudson308

REPAINT A TREK?!?!? Who would do such a...

REPAINT A TREK?!?!? Who would do such a thing?!?!? :twitchy:

I would.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/0424181959_92bba5d076e3c26938136e815511fde2625a1b5e.jpg...
06-19-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,064
Posted By wrk101

Depending on the overall paint, I prefer bikes...

Depending on the overall paint, I prefer bikes that show their age. Like this World Voyageur that had been left in the woods for ten years. I've had five World Voyageurs, three were pristine, one was...
06-15-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20,989
Views: 2,021,669
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

Rudi the saddle guy riveted my good B72 cover to...

Rudi the saddle guy riveted my good B72 cover to an intact used frame. (The frame breaks if you use Joe Breeze's seat sandwich. Ask me how I know.) He used these really fine wide brass rivets. It...
06-10-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20,989
Views: 2,021,669
Posted By jackbombay

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up...

So here is my resto mod hercules that I built up back on 2005, I think the frame is from 63' based on where the serial number is on the BB shell, but maybe you guys can confirm or refute that, the...
06-10-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,853
Posted By hatrabbit

Ask and Ye shall receive...

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06-10-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By Barrettscv

Another picture of the Spécialités TA...

Another picture of the Spécialités TA Cyclotouriste, this one is with 48 & 34 chainrings
...
06-10-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 569,969
Posted By jbchybridrider

About 10 years before... ...

About 10 years before...
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And now after my second go at a resto. Really ...
06-07-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 569,969
Posted By malcala622

Miele fork before and after rechrome ...

Miele fork before and after rechrome


http://i.imgur.com/OwgnyT9.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/5vPoH8C.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/OLcLOnw.jpg
06-07-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By iab

Bah humbug to this modern crap. Crank - FB ...

Bah humbug to this modern crap.

Crank - FB

https://live.staticflickr.com/7025/6495952219_d6be172f57_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/aU2shc)
FB Cranks 1 (https://flic.kr/p/aU2shc) by iabisdb...
06-07-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,509
Posted By gugie

Good bump. That's a high quality mixte you've got...

Good bump. That's a high quality mixte you've got there - and I think I've seen it before on your garage bench, no?

I'd just have your daughter pick a color, paint it, and start riding it around...
06-04-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By jade408

Off to powder coat!

My bike is on its way for PC. One last shot of the fork and basket. :)
...
06-04-19, 03:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By The Golden Boy

The first style of Suntour Cyclone front and rear...

The first style of Suntour Cyclone front and rear derailleurs:
...
06-04-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 134,160
Posted By capnjonny

Update 6/4/19 Went in yesterday for the...

Update 6/4/19


Went in yesterday for the hip replacement. I felt very upbeat despite reading all the "cover your ass" reading material telling me all the ways I could be permanently ...
06-04-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,989
Posted By cudak888

Too many beautiful and worthy components wind up...

Too many beautiful and worthy components wind up being left out of the running here because they were never part of a complete group. Stronglight cranks, the Huret Jubilee RD, New Gran Compe...
06-02-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By cudak888

New cotton for the Superior

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x843/superior21057_59_99b2f225d37bc6d63c7a222533439c09357bd15c.jpg

When I built this '82 Superior about 10 years ago, there was no chance...
06-02-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By kohl57

Why bother with an alternate when you can just...

Why bother with an alternate when you can just buy the real thing:

https://www.velosaloon.com/products/nos-atax-fluted-seatpost-in-26-4mm-diameter-with-integrated-clamping-from-1984

This is a...
Forum: Touring
05-21-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,477
Posted By Doug64

These were taken from an early Blackburn catalog,...

These were taken from an early Blackburn catalog, which summarized his study. You also have to realize that his test runs were done with 80 lbs., when looking at the results. I apologize for the...
05-19-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 717
Posted By non-fixie

It can be done with five or six cogs as well....

It can be done with five or six cogs as well. Pre-2001 Campagnolo brifters, combined with a Shimano RD, will shift a 5/6 speed block nicely:
...
05-13-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,907
Posted By mstateglfr

From earlier... So you didn't say that a...

From earlier...


So you didn't say that a person who prefers a new bike is dumb, because that is apparently different from saying people are dumb and then ranting about people who spend more...
05-13-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,907
Posted By browngw

One of our local shops sells Giant bikes....

One of our local shops sells Giant bikes. Generally solid reliable and good value (I have a couple) but hardly awe inspiring. When the owner brought in a new younger mechanic he seemed totally...
05-13-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,907
Posted By Ironfish653

JaccoW has a very good point. MTB tech has...

JaccoW has a very good point. MTB tech has evolved a lot since the relatively simple bikes of the early 90's. There have also been a lot of evolutionary dead ends, and while the internet has made...
Forum: Touring
05-12-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,259
Posted By alan s

On my relatively flat most recent trip, I went...

On my relatively flat most recent trip, I went with 1x11. The chainring was 38 and the cassette 11-46. I used the lowest and highest gears frequently enough to justify the range. 21.5 to 89.8 gear...
05-11-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,132
Posted By jamesdak

The power of the 3 speed - I just have to share this "race".

I just have to share this as it's just too funny.

Rode the junk english 3 speed down to the store for some banana's and orange juice. On the way home while on the Eden Pathway I I heard a ,...
05-09-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,117
Posted By fietsbob

My Koga Miyata FWIW .. ...

My

Koga Miyata FWIW ..


http://www.cyclofiend.com/working/images08/wb092-5P1010010.jpg they were assembled in the Heerenveen NL Koga Facility frames from Asia
in this case 7005 heat...
05-05-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 651
Views: 122,106
Posted By blamester

Very nice. Top quality.

Very nice. Top quality.
Forum: Touring
05-02-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,956
Posted By Doug64

I have used 25 mm, 28 mm and 32 mm tires for...

I have used 25 mm, 28 mm and 32 mm tires for touring. My wife and I did a lot of loaded touring on 28 mm tires, including a ride across the U.S. They handled most conditions well with some gravel...
01-30-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 569,969
Posted By jim dandy

Resto Mod ...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1439/img_0473_b07ea9a71acec50affdcc499e549db3391b1e27a.jpg

As received in '17...
01-28-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 569,969
Posted By ratfink76

Met a guy at the x-mas parade in town through a...

Met a guy at the x-mas parade in town through a friend. He said to me "You like to fix bikes? If you fix my 3 hybrids for the family I'll give you my old racing bike" So I'm sure when you hear that...
11-11-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 324,583
Posted By Honusms

Captivante Berceau

I posted the “before” pics of my 1950’s Captivante berceau mixte on the French 3-speed thread, but thought it ought to be documented here. From the catalogs on French eBay and the Tonton forum, it...
05-06-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,129
Posted By verktyg

Mixtes originally designed for the French Army???

From what I'd heard BITD, mixte frames were designed for the French army because, 1 size fit all, they were faster to dismount and they could carry a lot of extra equipment. I've never seen...
08-11-17, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,267
Posted By eom

My sweetie's Salsa LaRaza. 650b x 38 tires. ...

My sweetie's Salsa LaRaza. 650b x 38 tires.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4209/35556463155_faa72f770f_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Wb1aJc)IMG_0817 (https://flic.kr/p/Wb1aJc) by lebagman...
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