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10-16-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By pcb

"Well, he's...he's, ah...probably pining for the...

"Well, he's...he's, ah...probably pining for the fjords."
10-16-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 463
Posted By davester

It's dead, Jim!

It's dead, Jim!
10-13-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 467
Posted By Murray Missile

Handlebars rotating in the stem is one thing but...

Handlebars rotating in the stem is one thing but have you ever had the stem come loose and your handlebars suddenly turn 90 degrees to the bike? It is NOT fun. And you're talking about a lot of...
10-11-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 58,631
Views: 8,593,569
Posted By panzerwagon

Yes, but the important point is that the bent arm...

Yes, but the important point is that the bent arm looks worse in white (probably functions worse too, mainly due to the white paint).
10-09-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,596
Posted By RobbieTunes

No, but the bike leans right.

No, but the bike leans right.
10-08-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,721
Posted By RobbieTunes

NO bike is under-rated at Budget Bike Center.

NO bike is under-rated at Budget Bike Center.
10-05-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,287
Posted By martl

:D Reminds me about the old joke of the two...

:D

Reminds me about the old joke of the two fellas sitting in a circus. Clown takes stage, riding a unicycle one-legged, juggling three balls with the other leg, while playing the violin. Fella...
10-05-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,014
Posted By Velo Mule

to include quotation correctly

I always wondered where Billy Joel got that line from. "Your best bet's a true baby-blue Continental" He was talking about a bicycle!

I thought about painting it Schwinn Opaque blue, however, the...
10-05-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,926
Posted By merziac

Or the plastic release snaps off without...

Or the plastic release snaps off without releasing and you are ground to a complete pulp before its over. :(
10-05-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By thinktubes

Because the metric system is just a passing fad.

Because the metric system is just a passing fad.
10-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,356
Posted By trailmix

I am waiting until they come back in style. After...

I am waiting until they come back in style. After the marketing hype machine gets through with them they will be called “30er” and they will be hot
10-03-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By sloar

1989 Schwinn Circuit find

This popped up on Facebook tonight and I just got back with it. Unfortunately the Rolls saddle wasn’t with it. But it’s in great condition and my size.




...
10-03-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 662
Posted By jorgestelluto

Or the fork is bent.

Or the fork is bent.
10-03-20, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By cb400bill

What is the four digit number stamped into the...

What is the four digit number stamped into the headbadge?
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,422
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
09-30-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By P!N20

Needs fenders.

Needs fenders.
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By SurferRosa

It can be tough doing vintage bike reconnaissance...

It can be tough doing vintage bike reconnaissance work like this from a second floor abandoned room. You might try renting a car and pulling up beside the bike or parking across the street. Wear a...
09-28-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 156,924
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

Why do you want a photo that is not water marked?

Why do you want a photo that is not water marked?
Replies: 53
Views: 2,500
Posted By Phil_gretz

This reminded me of a two stanza haiku. Here...

This reminded me of a two stanza haiku. Here goes:

Charred rafters hanging.
Rims akimbo in the grass.
Tangled heaps disguised.

Mystery levers.
A school bus storage unit.
I wish you bonne...
09-26-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By ShannonM

And it was about 50 or 60 posts later, that...

And it was about 50 or 60 posts later, that dropout springs... You remember dropout springs? This is a thread about dropout springs.

You can get anything you want, at Classic and Vintage Bikes......
09-25-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By conspiratemus1

Linseed oil might work, too, if you wanted to...

Linseed oil might work, too, if you wanted to stay in steampunk mode. But not for waffles.

This repurposing of household products recalls a line from a song made famous (sort of) in 1970? by a...
09-25-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By ShannonM

I propose the word "factlet" for the...

I propose the word "factlet" for the trivial-true-thing definition of "factoid." Short, easy to say and spell, preserves a distinction that's worth preserving, and it's cute and little, just like the...
09-24-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,289
Posted By P!N20

...when dropout screws are a legitimate topic for...

...when dropout screws are a legitimate topic for debate.
09-23-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By conspiratemus1

Beeswax (in North America at least) actually is a...

Beeswax (in North America at least) actually is a high-tech product in that it required ocean-capable ships, the apex of Enlightenment-era industrial prowess, to bring honey bees to the New World. ...
09-23-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,838
Posted By conspiratemus1

Believe it or not, theadlocker was one of those...

Believe it or not, theadlocker was one of those great American products that was not available in Canada before the first free-trade agreement in 1988. Before that we used congealed maple syrup and...
09-22-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 856
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Here's the lipstick you mentioned but this is...

Here's the lipstick you mentioned but this is definitely no pig. On big framed touring bikes I much prefer straight gauge tubing. The butted tubing loaded tourers are too flexible for me. Cantilevers...
09-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,392
Posted By sheddle

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts...

It's getting more and more italicized. Experts believe that by 2050 the Dura Ace logo will be an infinitely long straight line.
09-21-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 696
Posted By rosefarts

I have a super long black Bontrager SSR seatpost....

I have a super long black Bontrager SSR seatpost. Two bolt clamp.

Postage and it's yours.

Confirmed to fit an Ironman.

Since you are a little shy on workshop, give me a length estimate and...
09-21-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,287
Posted By sheddle

heyoo your friend is crashing here can you pick...

heyoo your friend is crashing here can you pick him up

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09-19-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,287
Posted By branko_76

So, you accidentally ran over your bosses cat...

So, you accidentally ran over your bosses cat with a desk chair, transported the victim and murder weapon on your bike to a remote area but you forgot where, and burned all of the evidence......or...
09-18-20, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,025
Posted By nomadmax

Let's get the Trek that was rebranded as a Masi...

Let's get the Trek that was rebranded as a Masi from Breaking Away; that'd be a good test ;)
09-16-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,025
Posted By NatusEstInSuht

A hipster and his money are soon parted.

A hipster and his money are soon parted.
09-16-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,025
Posted By Manny66

They should rename their business to something...

They should rename their business to something more Hip and Cool and Retro, , like , "Caveat Emptor ".
09-16-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By Ferrouscious

Now that you [/mention] it...

Now that you [/mention] it...
09-16-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,025
Posted By dunkleosteus

Haha, those were some amusing builds. Well...

Haha, those were some amusing builds. Well there's some very rich people who roll through Aspen on the regular. I can imagine some of them buying these bikes. Money can't buy taste, as they say.
...
09-15-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
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Views: 389
Posted By SurferRosa

Ego!

Ego!
09-15-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 965
Posted By Dfrost

For C&V bike scientists everywhere, I conducted...

For C&V bike scientists everywhere, I conducted an experiment with my Dia-Compe G brazed post centerpull, entirely removing one spring.
...
09-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 640
Posted By P!N20

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and...

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and Chorus Rd look the same.
09-12-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 965
Posted By Salamandrine

So these have adjustable spring mounting plates?...

So these have adjustable spring mounting plates? It looks like it in the picture. I haven't worked on one for 35 years. I forgot. If so that makes centering adjustment much easier.
09-12-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By Cougrrcj

How about using a strap wrench? ...

How about using a strap wrench?
...
09-09-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By alcjphil

Only hitch with interrupter levers is that you...

Only hitch with interrupter levers is that you have to use aero type brake levers that route the brake cable under the bar tape. However they are far superior to the extension levers
09-04-20, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 807
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Cool stag porn

Cool stag porn
09-03-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,249
Posted By Kabuki12

Stop making sense, Life during war time.:lol:

Stop making sense, Life during war time.:lol:
09-03-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 712
Posted By merziac

"interesting" would be a gracious assessment....

"interesting" would be a gracious assessment. ;)
09-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By robertj298

This would be me on my bike lol

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08-31-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,249
Posted By Cougrrcj

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08-29-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 640
Posted By Darth Lefty

They tried a lot of things back then, and the...

They tried a lot of things back then, and the best you can say about that is... it was one of them
08-29-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By BFisher

Don't forget, with carbon fiber you have to...

Don't forget, with carbon fiber you have to remember to keep it away from dogs as they may chew through it. Especially bull terriers.

My cat started nibbling on the leg of a steel kitchen stool...
08-29-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By iab

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is...

I don't know how to quantify it, but nothing is smoother than Steele.

...
08-29-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By 79pmooney

Nah. Too many bright engineer types. Bikes...

Nah. Too many bright engineer types. Bikes would have migrated to wood early. (Yeah, wood is carbon based, but then so are we so no carbon, nothing to discuss and nobody to discuss it with.)
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