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10-26-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,765
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Posted By bOsscO

Before ...

Before
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CL listed as mountain bike, good for commuting.

After...
10-25-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,177
Posted By jet sanchEz

Kind of a plain looking one so I added funky...

Kind of a plain looking one so I added funky bar-tape

https://i.imgur.com/a1D43I0.jpg
10-24-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By RobbieTunes

I completely understand, and a good rant is hard...

I completely understand, and a good rant is hard to find.
But....in this case, I'm sort of inclined to toss the dogma baby out with the pragma dishwater, maybe make a half-hearted grab for a...
10-24-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1982) Straight Talk on Steel

Another big article with lots of tables and figures.
Too many pages and too large a file size for a single post.
So here's the deal.
You get first page, tables, figures, and glossary of terms to...
10-23-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By canklecat

The older I get the more I appreciate extra cogs...

The older I get the more I appreciate extra cogs between the same 11-13T small and 28-32T big cogs. Smaller increments between shifts, less tiring, easier to stay in the sweet spot. Even my 8 speed...
10-23-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By nlerner

Waltly - Makers of custom high-end titanium...

Waltly - Makers of custom high-end titanium bicycle frames, forks and small parts (http://www.waltlytitanium.com)
10-23-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By tricky

I give you my full blessing. :D

I give you my full blessing. :D
10-23-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By tricky

You are particular about bike feel, but you are...

You are particular about bike feel, but you are also an addict of sportiness. You are a fan of classic American V8s but I bet there is the bike equivalent of a C8 out there with carbon and discs that...
10-23-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,980
Posted By iab

Nope. No line whatsoever. It's all good man.

Nope. No line whatsoever. It's all good man.
10-23-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 574
Posted By JaccoW

1993 Koga-Miyata WorldTraveller project (66cm frame)

I didn't need another project but this one was in my list of 'would like to have'* bikes and for €30 I couldn't pass up on it. :D

The beginning:
It started with an ad for a "Ladies bike"
...
10-22-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By victorm

Decal package

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Here’s the plan for decals. The wait begins. GOLD😍😍
10-22-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 534
Posted By victorm

In riding condition for summer

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I subbed in some bullmoose bars and dropped the two...
10-22-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Jeff Wills

My wife and I started riding together a month or...

My wife and I started riding together a month or two after we met. We've been married 28 years and we still ride together whenever we get the chance.

Good luck and happy trails!
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 932
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
10-22-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,048
Posted By Andy_K

I'm pretty excited about how the fork turned out....

I'm pretty excited about how the fork turned out.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50518256096_e1ff8e6907_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jY8gvs)

The new paint is glossier than the old, but a few...
10-22-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 656,077
Posted By vp1337

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/918x1200/db_daab7c67f2376b194e29b47c2f5bf15a9b0a08ef.jpg
10-21-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,756
Posted By gesta

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EWjAQlxWAAI5eoT?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EWjAQlxWAAI5eoT?format=jpg&name=large
Peugeot PVN-10
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgacZ71X0AA50qd?format=jpg&name=large

This is my go-to bike for gravel (and almost...
10-18-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 50,797
Posted By justcynn

I own three Voyageurs. ‘80 chrome, ‘81 chrome and...

I own three Voyageurs. ‘80 chrome, ‘81 chrome and newly acquired ‘87

this is going to be my primary bike. Updated to new Tiagra 3x10, carbon bars, eco rack, tektro 539, brooks c17, mavic ksyrium...
10-13-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By iab

Pink. Everyone should have a pink bike.

Pink.

Everyone should have a pink bike.
10-11-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 58,632
Views: 8,593,569
Posted By Clang

Complete with wind-cheating kickstand and...

Complete with wind-cheating kickstand and reflectors.Shogun Aero Dynamics - $200 (Shirley, NY)
https://longisland.craigslist.org/bik/d/mastic-racer/7207924232.html
...
10-11-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,123
Posted By Smokinapankake

Grail bike acquired!

So after almost 30 years I’ve found myself staring down the barrel of an opportunity to acquire what has been one of my three grail bikes. But let me give a little backstory:
I grew up in West...
10-11-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,675
Posted By rccardr

If both are off the rack, I’d be tempted to go...

If both are off the rack, I’d be tempted to go vintage frame with modern components.
Trek 720-620, Miyata 1000, Cannondale ST, Davidson Discovery, etc. (there are bunches to choose from) with 8-9-10...
10-10-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,918
Posted By Lemond1985

One idea that occurs to me, since maximum tire...

One idea that occurs to me, since maximum tire width is at such a premium in this thread, is that differing widths of rims could be used to fine tune your last mm of clearance.

For example, I have...
10-08-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,998
Posted By schundog

My 1992 Cannondale T700 I purchased from...

My 1992 Cannondale T700 I purchased from MStategolfer (I think that’s his handle). I love this bike.

...
10-06-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58,632
Views: 8,593,569
Posted By jet sanchEz

This looks so nice and simple and hardly ridden. ...

This looks so nice and simple and hardly ridden. It is a Davidson Impulse in Draper, Utah and at $350, it is a great deal

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/61350450
...
10-06-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 921
Posted By gugie

Looks like I may be too late, but why choose? You...

Looks like I may be too late, but why choose? You need more than one...
10-06-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,916
Posted By bargo68

The Creme Echo Uno, but not with drop bars. ...

The Creme Echo Uno, but not with drop bars.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1254/562_c208a788660b651cb646f49c148eb977a5d3d0cb.jpg
10-03-20, 10:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 726
Posted By repechage

Even as a kid I always did a complete service...

Even as a kid I always did a complete service before I sold a bike off... they always rode so well on that last ride... the final attempt of...
“ don’t sell me off”
10-03-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,104
Posted By Andy_K

I'm still not happy that RiddleOfSteel didn't...

I'm still not happy that RiddleOfSteel didn't join us, leaving me as both the youngest and the slowest guy in the group. (For the record, he's younger. I wasn't getting out of being slowest.)
10-02-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes. But surely, an anomaly. Doesn't change...

Yes. But surely, an anomaly. Doesn't change anything for me.
10-01-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 656,077
Posted By polymorphself

Most recent: ...

Most recent:


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09-29-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By conspiratemus1

This is grossly unfair to King Solomon and shows...

This is grossly unfair to King Solomon and shows popular misunderstanding of the story. The “wisdom of Solomon”, lay in his ploy to propose slicing the disputed baby in half, knowing that the true...
09-27-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By herr_hest

Of the different triple's ive used I havent had...

Of the different triple's ive used I havent had to work them particularly hard.
One thing i do know though is that the shifting is in direct correlation between the angle of the cable stop on the...
09-27-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,229
Posted By gugie

The frame mod/custom rack business has been busy...

The frame mod/custom rack business has been busy as ever. Just when I think I only have one or two jobs to finish before I can start building one of the three frames for I want for myself, another...
09-26-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By thumpism

First, tell us the specifics of how we can get...

First, tell us the specifics of how we can get paid to upgrade our machines.
09-26-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,377
Posted By obrentharris

Peppino is ready to ride! The return from Nuovo...

Peppino is ready to ride!
The return from Nuovo Record to its original (or at least period-correct) components is all but complete. I still lack one "open C" quick release lever and an appropriate...
09-26-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 58,632
Views: 8,593,569
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy. ...

Chrome lugs are so. damn. sexy.

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/kingston-vintage-70s-windsor/7203206559.htmlVintage 70's Windsor Competition Bicycle - $600 (Kingston,...
09-25-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,538
Posted By Yo Spiff

Was just searching for specs on this bike before...

Was just searching for specs on this bike before buying a new bottom bracket and ran across my own post from 7 years ago. I finally got it powder coated, but did not stick with the factory look. Went...
09-24-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 546
Posted By nlerner

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e.,...

If that’s the clearance on a dry fit, i.e., without tightening the crank bolt, you’re too tight. If the bolt is already cranked down, I could live with that just fine.
09-21-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By Charles Wahl

This, plus my previous observation that when...

This, plus my previous observation that when clamped at the seat tube, a bike is unbalanced, and will pitch forward -- if that happened while getting the bike into a stand, while not paying enough...
09-20-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,076
Posted By conspiratemus1

1). Express your concerns to the business owner...

1). Express your concerns to the business owner in writing, documenting all conversations you have had with him and his employees. Stick to the facts and state what you want him to do to restore you,...
09-20-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By gugie

Andy_K, our friend John and I did a Neal Lerner...

Andy_K, our friend John and I did a Neal Lerner Invitational ride (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1097120-pdx-march-19-nlerner-town-ready-ride.html), but rather than stop at the South...
09-19-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,701
Posted By BFisher

I'm convinced some people just can't perceive...

I'm convinced some people just can't perceive straightness. Kind of like how so many people, mostly guys, can't tell purple from pink or blue. Some forks are obviously very, very bent, and the owner...
09-19-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By northbend

The return of fresh air! Ahhhhhhh….. ...

The return of fresh air!
Ahhhhhhh…..
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50361009561_4e29a88699_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jJekAi)Fresh Air 1 (https://flic.kr/p/2jJekAi) by Matthew Pendergast...
09-17-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By RobbieTunes

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get...

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get herd mentality?
09-16-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,598
Posted By plonz

RiddleOfSteel , it’s amazing to see the...

RiddleOfSteel , it’s amazing to see the similarities in our stables. In addition to my roached Specialized Expedition, I also have a Waterford Paramount frameset far down in the queue that I had been...
09-16-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 257,998
Posted By fasthair

Really nice. I really don't need another vintage...

Really nice. I really don't need another vintage Cannondale but if i ran across a pretty pink one like this i wouldn't be about to say no.

fasthair
09-15-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By esc77

Finally some blue skies and an AQI under 100 in...

Finally some blue skies and an AQI under 100 in SF. Happy to be back on the saddle today.
09-14-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By bikemig

I guess no one told this guy that the 7400 series...

I guess no one told this guy that the 7400 series dura ace can handle 26 teeth in the rear.

beautiful bike
09-12-20, 11:37 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,019
Posted By gugie

Best news today is that Canby and Oregon city...

Best news today is that Canby and Oregon city evacuation notice has been lowered. Right now rain is predicted for Tuesday, but any weather forecasts beyond 48 hours is a guesstimate. AQI is right...
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