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09-22-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By SpeedofLite

Ann Arbor Classic Bicycle Show and Swap May...

Ann Arbor Classic Bicycle Show and Swap
May 22-23, 2021
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor/Saline Rd., Ann Arbor, Michiganhttp://www.ann-arbor-bicycleshow.com/
09-19-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By T-Mar

It's very easy to clone a bicycle. With the...

It's very easy to clone a bicycle. With the exception of some of the larger manufacturers, there were few proprietary components or frame building items. All you had to do was find the manufacture or...
09-18-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 719
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Go through those bike fit instructions. Your...

Go through those bike fit instructions. Your torso-upper arm angle is too small. I'd suggest a slammed -17° stem, maybe 100-120mm, see what that looks like. You might or might not like it, but it's...
09-17-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 719
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Nope, don't think it's a bike fit issue. However,...

Nope, don't think it's a bike fit issue. However, it wouldn't hurt for you to do a self-check on it, those photos not being all that perfect. Here's a bike fit primer:...
09-16-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 719
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

Fit issue. Can't say anything without photos of...

Fit issue. Can't say anything without photos of you on the bike:
one with pedals horizontal, hands on the hoods, forearms level,
one with pedals vertical (aliined with seat tube), hands on hoods,...
09-12-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By bikemig

It's not a bad idea to get the freewheel off....

It's not a bad idea to get the freewheel off. That will let you use some fresh grease on the hub threads. For the freewheel, I'd just dribble some good quality oil (I use Phil Wood) into the...
09-12-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 284
Posted By ryansu

One of my favorites and the 600 series was the...

One of my favorites and the 600 series was the predecessor of today's Ultegra Had that group on my best garage sale find ever (79 Miyata 912) and the shifters are my avatar.
09-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 719
Posted By Iride01

Anytime I hear of calf problems, the first thing...

Anytime I hear of calf problems, the first thing I imagine is that the foot is too far back on the pedal causing you to have to use your calf muscles way too much. Sometimes it takes some getting...
09-06-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 781,700
Posted By polymorphself

While any bike can definitely be toured on, there...

While any bike can definitely be toured on, there is a lot more to most of the bikes in this thread than fenders and racks. Some specifics for touring bikes are:

A long wheelbase to keep the bike...
09-04-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,678
Posted By messinbessin

T-Mar is on the money with his advice - the bike...

T-Mar is on the money with his advice - the bike is definitely worth a closer look at $150. Assuming no frame issues and just cosmetic/consumables updates required, you won’t lose money, and if you...
08-27-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,147
Posted By davester

I think you might get a different answer if you...

I think you might get a different answer if you go to the "close friends of my wife" forum.
08-21-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,457
Posted By OldsCOOL

We have something in common with bike tastes. I...

We have something in common with bike tastes. I have collected C&V racing bikes for years and recently came upon an ‘83 UO-14. It was advertised on Facebook Marketplace for 75$ and my wife saw it. I...
08-19-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By KenNC

I think getting that seatpost out is going to be...

I think getting that seatpost out is going to be the big question, particularly since it looks broken at top so nothing to really grab on to. I'm thinking you'll have to hacksaw it out, there are...
08-15-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,166
Posted By caloso

I’ll just note that the last few stages of the...

I’ll just note that the last few stages of the Dauphine have been won on rim brakes. Long live the rim brake!

...
08-14-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,166
Posted By FiftySix

Progress like current automatic transmission...

Progress like current automatic transmission technology is expensive. Expensive to purchase, expensive to maintain, and expensive to repair. Sometimes progress isn't wanted or needed, whether we are...
08-11-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,166
Posted By Wileyone

No. I have never ridden a bike with car brakes...

No. I have never ridden a bike with car brakes nor electronic shifting. I like to ride these.
...
08-11-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By Kriscarr

My dad was not the original owner and had a habit...

My dad was not the original owner and had a habit of dragging things home from thrift shops or behind dumpsters. It quite literally could have come from anywhere and its very likely that some french...
07-28-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,449
Posted By canklecat

Yeah, my immunologist has done respiratory...

Yeah, my immunologist has done respiratory capacity tests on me this year, two or three times, and says my capacity is good for a 60something y/o. The new nasal and asthma inhalers help some. But I...
07-27-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By Feldman

If I owned one I'd have to name it...

If I owned one I'd have to name it "Liza."
07-14-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,429
Posted By SpeedofLite

Oh no, not that Thor. This Thor (B.C. comic...

Oh no, not that Thor.
This Thor (B.C. comic strip).

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/314x161/bc_thor_0b53d7597f899528a6e9e951065c380fd387ee14.jpg
07-12-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,064
Posted By Wildwood

You need more bicycles to ride the same route...

You need more bicycles to ride the same route enthusiastically.
REALLY!!!

...
07-08-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By noobinsf

A couple of helpful images -- not mine, found...

A couple of helpful images -- not mine, found through Google:

On this one, the "limit adjusting screws":

https://bikesonrobson.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/06-131-rear-derailleur.jpg


One...
07-08-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By ofajen

Assuming it’s friction shift and also assuming...

Assuming it’s friction shift and also assuming the rear shift lever still has room to move further and pull more cable, it could be as simple as loosening the low position “L” limit screw on the rear...
07-08-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By wowzow

I cant post links yet, but if you search youtube...

I cant post links yet, but if you search youtube for "How to print uci certification on a bike like a pro", you can find how to make water slide decals, and tips for your clear coat over it.
07-06-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By jamesdak

Well, for the most part they all live in the bike...

Well, for the most part they all live in the bike cave which in now busting at it's seams. A few of the wet weather/winter bikes live in the garage though. If you search for posts started by me...
07-05-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By Velo Mule

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I...

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I can't hide the low endedness any more. The good thing about such a bike is that I have artistic licence. If this were a Raleigh, I could probably find the...
07-05-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By steelbikeguy

it is nice and fun to have some vintage jerseys,...

it is nice and fun to have some vintage jerseys, as well as repro's of vintage jerseys. I've managed to acquire a handful of Raleigh jerseys to go with my Team and International.

These two are...
07-04-20, 01:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By Wildwood

Urban dic for boondocker: ...

Urban dic for boondocker:
https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Boondocker

a person who enjoys the out of doors and may frequent National Forests and BLM land in their quest for freedom...
07-03-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By Salamandrine

A little history, as I remember it. Footwear...

A little history, as I remember it. Footwear depends on era and enthusiasm level. Before clipless pedals came out, if you had an expensive racing bicycle, you almost certainly would have worn cycling...
07-03-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,294
Posted By branko_76

I try not to dress like a girlyman....... ...

I try not to dress like a girlyman.......

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07-02-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 20,942
Posted By Miele Man

NO! The new rebranded Miele bicycles have...

NO! The new rebranded Miele bicycles have absolutely nothing to do with the Miele bicycles of Jim Miele.

Cheers
07-01-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By jamesdak

And the ones I've moved on to other riders. ...

And the ones I've moved on to other riders.

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Club Fuji...
06-26-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 32,805
Posted By Miele Man

Miele Uno LS t hat I got the frame and 27" wheels...

Miele Uno LS t hat I got the frame and 27" wheels from a bicycle co-op for $10.00 and then put 700C wheels and tires on.
...
06-25-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By Andy_K

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49957936527_c6...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49957936527_c696939841_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2j7Bu2e)

https://live.staticflickr.com/4867/30895475737_b1c6f4c1b9_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P58oya)
06-25-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By Miele Man

My Miele Suprema with an iridescent multi-colour...

My Miele Suprema with an iridescent multi-colour finish.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_3525_3a452a51f80f75dff49e97e21875884cf73381bc.jpg

Cheers
06-24-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

While I love me some stealthy / murdered-out...

While I love me some stealthy / murdered-out /Darth Vader / Bat Mobile bikes, these are awesome. They all put a smile on my face.

Here are two that I built for friends:...
06-23-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By xiaoman1

No offense but this one is my all-time FAVORITE!

No offense but this one is my all-time FAVORITE!
06-23-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By KenCT

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Craig's List find last summer. Used it on my smart...
06-23-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By abellanti

JP Weigle

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06-23-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By BFisher

Who has matching bracelets for their bikes? ...

Who has matching bracelets for their bikes?
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200526_123054_5a2183651324932f8bdaffc1f880552a8c3feb17.jpg

Just another Ironman...
06-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By Happy Feet

1.49 day... did you buy it on Tuesday? ...

1.49 day... did you buy it on Tuesday?

Srsly, in Canada just be happy they didn't say they don't make those anymore and try to sell you a new bike instead.
06-23-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By fleslider

I have a couple ...

I have a couple
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/736x552/2018_07_31_20_03_36_e1543980265134_0aace9d0514e67afcb841855fb9ebbdd834026e6.jpg
1998 Peugeot Team Festina Replica...
06-23-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,335
Posted By mstateglfr

Not c&v, but its steel frame and fork and a level...

Not c&v, but its steel frame and fork and a level top tube....
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1331x843/20200410_232856_98c00094da56bf2ac880d4ada6dc08e4cf27ac47.jpg


This...
02-17-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,580
Posted By jiangshi

Here are a few I have owned: ...

Here are a few I have owned:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/p1060532_43010e3ada1850128a624cbc282cec7dab22862e.jpg
This was my wife's bike. It has since been...
03-05-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 14,277
Posted By coolkat

Those lights are insane...awesome!

Those lights are insane...awesome!
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