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10-17-20, 11:47 PM
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Views: 93,454
Posted By Andy_K

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50500182266_eb...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50500182266_eba9524e50_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jWwCMG)

I think the white picket fence really makes this work.
10-15-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 50,778
Posted By ravenix

Groody Bros Restoration!

Received an update on my '85 Schwinn Voyageur SP: Cold-set to accept 135 hub, Cantilever Posts moved for modern brakes, fresh powder-coat and new decals! Awaiting a final clearcoat and then I get to...
10-08-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By thinktubes

Not after Labor Day...

Not after Labor Day...
10-06-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,748
Posted By northbend

Foggy Saturday morning, I broke camp and set out...

Foggy Saturday morning, I broke camp and set out for Port Townsend. The highway across Agate passage was busy with morning commuters and stressful but thankfully not long as I headed north thru...
10-04-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By The Golden Boy

I've done way dumber.

I've done way dumber.
10-04-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,166
Posted By dddd

For the alloy crankbolt covers, what you want to...

For the alloy crankbolt covers, what you want to do is get penetrant working around the edge and also inside of the covers.

After some penetrating time, get a wooden dowel about 3/4" diameter and...
10-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,351
Posted By John Nolan

Because they're there.

Because they're there.
10-04-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,351
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
10-04-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,351
Posted By biggs682

They just ride so well

They just ride so well
10-04-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,351
Posted By ryansu

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire...

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire options - there is a whole thread on them - so I will turn the question around why switch? The only reason I really see is to get a bigger tire and...
09-21-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,498
Posted By iab

Better than some old white guy telling her what...

Better than some old white guy telling her what to ride.

:D
09-21-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 700
Posted By RobbieTunes

I label mine Right and Left. I don't want to...

I label mine Right and Left.
I don't want to get them mixed up.

Good to see you on the forum, Greg.
09-19-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,498
Posted By Wileyone

Not cool.

Not cool.
09-19-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,695
Posted By seedsbelize

Sure looks bent. Is it?

Sure looks bent. Is it?
09-19-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,000
Posted By Andy_K

It's a little known fact that only five or six...

It's a little known fact that only five or six people are rioting. The rest of us are still doing more traditional Portland things like being passive-aggressive about other people's ethical choices,...
09-16-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 580
Posted By polymorphself

Any wax you’d use on a car. Myself and many...

Any wax you’d use on a car. Myself and many others use Mother’s Caranuba wax.
09-14-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By bulgie

Fat arms and hairy legs — what's that medal for,...

Fat arms and hairy legs — what's that medal for, bowling?
<cat noise>

Mark B
09-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
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, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 639
Posted By non-fixie

Not a bike, but kinda fits the theme nonetheless....

Not a bike, but kinda fits the theme nonetheless. A road in Dijon named after the inventor of the dérailleur:
...
09-04-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By Chuckk

50 Years ago (check out Eddy!) ...

50 Years ago (check out Eddy!)
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x960/tdf_3e27fc167840d47fce5662b507dfc775d6fb6e19.jpg
09-03-20, 03:50 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By blamester

​​​​​​Good call. Now if I was racing I would...

​​​​​​Good call. Now if I was racing I would bring a chalk board with me and scrape my finger nails on it to confuse the other racers. They brake and I sail of into the distance. And if they caught...
09-02-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By cudak888

Nah, it's just bent :P -Kurt

Nah, it's just bent :P

-Kurt
09-02-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By cudak888

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or...

Your ambiguity is no justification as to why or why not also. What you say means little if you don't bring anything to the table other than a sharp tongue.



Presumably, you have communicated...
09-01-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By 79pmooney

Those chainrings use standard bolt patterns. If...

Those chainrings use standard bolt patterns. If so you can simply buy circular chainrings and try them. That will tell you far more than pagers of answers to your thread will.

I took a quick look...
08-29-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 965
Posted By Andy_K

Thanks for the idea of looking through old...

Thanks for the idea of looking through old messages. I just did that, and now the mystery is solved.

I got this as part of a larger multi-component SunTour Superbe for Campy Super Record trade I...
08-28-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,551
Posted By polymorphself

Not for long I hope! But thanks :)

Not for long I hope! But thanks :)
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,573
Posted By lonesomesteve

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this...

I guess my Covid project fits pretty well in this thread. I just finished putting this together a couple of weeks ago. It's a 1982 Trek 710 to which I added cantilever posts, a few other braze-on...
08-23-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 Those tires are consistently reliable, wear...

+1 Those tires are consistently reliable, wear well, pick up little glass and debris, have decent traction, are OK in the wet, roll OK. In other words, very good tires for good bikes that see real...
08-23-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By sheddle

I don't know what people are expecting from the...

I don't know what people are expecting from the Pasela. It's a good "default" tire that isn't particularly amazing at anything but works on a wide variety of terrain, has puncture resistance and...
08-22-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By Wildwood

You just walk right in, it's around the back ...

You just walk right in, it's around the back
just 1/2 a mile from the RR track.
you can get anything you want
at Alice's restaurant
(excepting Alice)

And now In 3 part harmony...


Son,...
08-22-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By SurferRosa

If it could play an 8-track of Alice's Restaurant...

If it could play an 8-track of Alice's Restaurant on continuous loop, Wildwood would be all over it. :lol:
08-22-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,077
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Crushed Limestone? You are pronouncing it...

Crushed Limestone? You are pronouncing it incorrectly. It is a Strada Bianca,
08-22-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By hazetguy

Riser stems Quill pedals and toe clips Brooks...

Riser stems
Quill pedals and toe clips
Brooks saddles
Velo Orange anything
Bridgestone xo-1
Barcons.

wow, y'all really know how to stick it to a guy. :cry:
08-21-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,722
Posted By canklecat

Foot retention. Yeah, I've used toe clips through...

Foot retention. Yeah, I've used toe clips through clipless on my road bikes, and will probably continue to do so. But it's overrated unless we're racing. Stiff soled but walkable shoes and grippy...
08-17-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16,240
Views: 1,690,748
Posted By rccardr

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive...

48 miles & 5700 feet of climbing on Skyline Drive in the Shenandoah National Forest.
Weird weather: started in the high 60's, ended in the low 70's but super super humid. Lots of fog and low clouds....
08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,715
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-15-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By SurferRosa

Larry David's coattails.

Larry David's coattails.
08-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,224
Posted By sheddle

Bottom brackets.

Bottom brackets.
08-12-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 12,316
Posted By Unca_Sam

BAH! I've found these threads entertaining...

BAH!

I've found these threads entertaining in the past, but never considered entry because I've never anticipated picking up any bike in the sub $100 range. Around here that's a rusty huffy/free...
08-12-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,979
Posted By shoota

Any of the late 80s Trek road models.

Any of the late 80s Trek road models.
08-12-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 12,316
Posted By natloz

The tear down by the 6 year old begins! He now...

The tear down by the 6 year old begins! He now knows how to use tire levers!
...
08-11-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By smontanaro

Schwinn Volare frame 62cm

Thinning of the herd continues... This is a 1978 Schwinn Volare frame, s/n 7I04094. Seat tube is 62cm, top tube 59cm (both center-to-center). Wheelbase is 103cm. The frame was built by Panasonic and...
08-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By ofajen

I think blue shifts faster and red shifts slower....

I think blue shifts faster and red shifts slower.

Otto
08-09-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By Drillium Dude

They look super cool attached to one of these: ...

They look super cool attached to one of these:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/891x1024/26196215878_a6fdf91fe9_b_ee80d704fbbf7b763a81cd8622914516db301772.jpg

The...
08-09-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By The Golden Boy

And there's another "titanium" colored Bullseye...

And there's another "titanium" colored Bullseye as the upper jockey. That's 3. Three Bullseye Pulleys!! Ah ha ha ha ha ha

Think of how fast this bike is!!!

And energy saving.
...
08-09-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By The Golden Boy

This pulley is not for the older man who is...

This pulley is not for the older man who is trying to recreate something ORIGINAL that he always wanted and say "i finally got it after 4 decades!". this is for the person who is actually riding and...
08-09-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,444
Posted By Prowler

A quandary - while noticably faster with red...

A quandary - while noticably faster with red jockey wheels, my Raleigh Pro is, in practice, slower. The issue is being constantly stopped by fit and fine looking women who notice the red spinners...
08-04-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,647
Posted By clubman

Isn't that Feral boy from the Road Warrior? ...

Isn't that Feral boy from the Road Warrior?
...
08-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,762
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the...

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the carbon fork, anything I did was going to add weight. No matter, I was here to get it setup the way that fits me. A Brooks B17 saddle, different seat...
08-02-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 58,602
Views: 8,590,353
Posted By sheddle

Very nice looking track bike, I believe Cyclops...

Very nice looking track bike, I believe Cyclops was a very well-regarded framebuilder back in the day.


that said, this looks like either a repaint or a newer bike than the 70s, judging by that...
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