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09-14-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By big chainring

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I put an old set of tubular wheels with fat cyclocross tires on my Grand...
09-10-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By cyccommute

If you are just replacing a damaged rim, you...

If you are just replacing a damaged rim, you should be okay. If you are planning on removing (or have already removed the spokes), start with new spokes.

To replace a rim without delacing, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,148
Posted By GAtkins

You do realize that you're in a nut-house...

You do realize that you're in a nut-house rehabilitation facility for bicycle addicts who have been unsuccessful in their treatment, right?:roflmao:

Hard to argue with N+1 if its not a burden...
09-08-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,425
Posted By grayEZrider

oops- Puch pics

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09-06-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,071
Posted By wolfchild

I wouldn't buy anything carbon even if brand new.

I wouldn't buy anything carbon even if brand new.
09-05-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Rolla

I'm a 60-year-old geezer, too. My SS CX bike with...

I'm a 60-year-old geezer, too. My SS CX bike with 39 X 17 gets me to the top of pretty much everything in the Texas Hill Country. But honestly, you suffer on climbs no matter how many gears you run.
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By Happytrailsrj

Vintage Raleigh Competition circa '74-'75, 23.5"

This bike was my late wife's. It has not been used in 15 years & appears to be in very good condition. About 10 years ago I replaced the original sewup tires & Normandy Luxe competition rims,...
09-05-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By dscheidt

Use a fluffed up cotton ball. It will snag on...

Use a fluffed up cotton ball. It will snag on very fine wires and junk that are impossible to see and hard to find except by getting poked by it. ON the road, you can use a cigarette filter,...
09-04-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,409
Posted By indyfabz

Where you need to turn right in order to turn...

Where you need to turn right in order to turn left.
09-04-20, 02:14 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,425
Posted By norcalmike

Ok as Lackluster as my entry is, ID like to play,...

Ok as Lackluster as my entry is, ID like to play,
I bought this last December at my local Goodwill Outlet for $14 as pictured. In fact, this pic was taken before i loaded it in the trunk.
Add one...
09-03-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By branko_76

Yes, just make sure you get the correct width.

Yes, just make sure you get the correct width.
09-03-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By bertinjim

stevel610- I just did a set of Raleigh...

stevel610-

I just did a set of Raleigh single wall, non-hook bead, alloy rims in 700C size using Velox 10 mm reinforced rim tape from Velo Orange. I made sure I ground down any protruding spoke...
09-03-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By bOsscO

Meh....what's old is new again. ...

Meh....what's old is new again.
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Lemond in '86
09-03-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By Kobe

What do you want to know about it? The...

What do you want to know about it?

The Coda's are very nice steel hybrids and definitely worth tuning up and keeping if it fits you. These old steel hybrids are under appreciated and make good do...
09-03-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By OldTryGuy

Pameelamb, I have no issues with your first...

Pameelamb, I have no issues with your first post's descriptive terminology as long as you are having fun!!! :thumb:
09-02-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 687
Posted By cyccommute

+1. Comparing the two pictures in the same...

+1. Comparing the two pictures in the same orientation with the same line

...
09-01-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 670
Posted By Pameelamb

Enjoying My Fixed Gear Cruiser @65 years

With cooler temps coming to Durham soon, my fixed gear beach cruiser is ready to roll. I've never appreciated it as much as I have this year, with the pandemic and all. It affords me a full body...
08-31-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 877
Posted By shelbyfv

With the covid premium you'll be lucky to find...

With the covid premium you'll be lucky to find anything functional at that price. That's used on CL or whatever. If you have a co-op they may be able to help you get something cobbled together.
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,912
Posted By tcs

I wonder what they called what they were doing at...

I wonder what they called what they were doing at the time?

Ian Hibell on the way back from Machu Picchu in the 1970s:
...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,912
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I asked a bike shop employee a couple years ago...

I asked a bike shop employee a couple years ago why they were suddenly pushing what they called 27.5 inch bikes. He said it is a new size, faster and better handling than 26 and 29 inch.

I told...
Forum: Touring
08-30-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,912
Posted By cyccommute

And the brand new 559er that’s going to be...

And the brand new 559er that’s going to be introduced in 2023. The ad copy states “Quicker response, lower gearing, lighter weight. Revolutionary!”:rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 2,280,928
Posted By chewybrian

https://i.imgur.com/MDXxMxm.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/MDXxMxm.jpg
Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,912
Posted By fishboat

aahh..yep. The largest/easiest population of...

aahh..yep.

The largest/easiest population of consumers to sell bike stuff to is the group that already has bike stuff. The problem is, if they already have the bike stuff you're trying to...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 2,280,928
Posted By fietsbob

https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1183...

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08-27-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 904
Posted By tpadul

Hi Steve here is my 1987 Mountain Tour and...

Hi Steve
here is my 1987 Mountain Tour
and I found some nice Giant Flatguard PPT tires on Bicycle warehouse so those look pretty good and we’re within my budget. I ordered Schwalbe inner tubes
...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,393
Posted By UnderDawgAl

Great idea. I am just now plotting out my bike...

Great idea. I am just now plotting out my bike commute, which I hope to begin next week.

The reason age is a good idea is because it sheds light on the typical respondent to the thread.

If I...
08-26-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
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...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,393
Posted By Bizman

61 next month, 40 mile round trip but sometimes I...

61 next month, 40 mile round trip but sometimes I will take the long way making it 50 or go for the metric century at 62 miles. The most direct route is 25 miles round trip but I only go that way in...
08-26-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,425
Posted By nlerner

^ I vote for old inner tubes covered in Saran...

^ I vote for old inner tubes covered in Saran Wrap.
08-26-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 880
Posted By ryansu

I would like to see the combo of the Disc wheel...

I would like to see the combo of the Disc wheel and wicker basket - fast grocery getter :D
Forum: Foo
08-26-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11,027
Views: 2,280,928
Posted By cb400bill

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08-25-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,854
Views: 2,421,338
Posted By droppedandlost

This bike belongs in the Baja 1000 ...

This bike belongs in the Baja 1000

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08-25-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By bikemig

A schwinn varsity with knobby tires would be...

A schwinn varsity with knobby tires would be cool.

But what about a Schwinn Excelsior Klunker?

Schwinn Excelsior Klunker (http://mombatbicycles.com/MOMBAT/Bikes/Excelsior.html)

That would...
08-24-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By ascherer

My Mark I happily eats dirt all day. ...

My Mark I happily eats dirt all day.
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Paused at Hastings-On-Hudson
08-24-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By randyjawa

I keep this early eighties Bianchi Touring in...

I keep this early eighties Bianchi Touring in Jamaica and, generally, put about 3000km on the bike each winter. Did not do that this years, though, as I had to leave the island six weeks ahead of...
08-24-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By CV-6

These are my designated gravel bikes ...

These are my designated gravel bikes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50043952776_2b54ba1cd0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jfdkE1)Dirty Bike (https://flic.kr/p/2jfdkE1) by L Travers...
08-24-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By clubman

'91 Crossroads ...

'91 Crossroads


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08-24-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By mechanicmatt

All bikes are gravel bikes...

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08-24-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By rustystrings61

And then there's this one of mine - '73 Raleigh...

And then there's this one of mine - '73 Raleigh Competition Mk. II running 42/44T chainrings against a Surly Dingle 17/19T fixed cogset on 35 mm Continental Cyclocross tires -
...
08-24-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,178
Posted By rustystrings61

My favorite one from the past - Ian Hibell's bike...

My favorite one from the past - Ian Hibell's bike - 1975 - Timetrialling Forum (http://www.timetriallingforum.co.uk/index.php?/topic/39717-ian-hibells-bike/)
...
08-23-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,402
Posted By miyagibike

Hi again, I have taken more photos of the 1972...

Hi again, I have taken more photos of the 1972 P15-9 and added them to my Flickr photostream. (the link is copied below) This time it is all of the "shiny bits" after some cleaning, and in some cases...
08-20-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,425
Posted By natloz

Found a white Pleather vest in closet to use for...

Found a white Pleather vest in closet to use for seat, going to use the angle grinder to wire off some of this rust!...
08-17-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,640
Posted By wolfchild

I am still using old school technology from about...

I am still using old school technology from about 120 years ago. One chainring up front and one sprocket in the rear. I've never been stuck anywhere yet.
08-17-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,640
Posted By hillyman

https://www.google.com/amp/s/road.cc/content/featu...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/road.cc/content/feature/death-triple-chainset-221157%3famp
Isn't looking good for us Triple loving worn out Hippies. Soon as I saw the Montague Fit bike was going to a...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,024
Posted By gear64

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky...

Laying in back of station wagon watching the sky go by through back window. Our station wagon also had the refacing third row.
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,024
Posted By chewybrian

Yeah, man, that was my team! My parents...

Yeah, man, that was my team!

My parents wouldn't let me stay up for the night games, and I would sit under the covers and listen on my old flip number clock radio.
...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,024
Posted By FiftySix

One of my Grandpas had a radio shop as his...

One of my Grandpas had a radio shop as his retirement line of work in the 1970s. CB radios were a huge fad then. My dad had a CB in his first and second Chevy vans and he let me and my brother do...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,024
Posted By roundypndr

Speaking of the Bicentennial, I saved a bunch of...

Speaking of the Bicentennial, I saved a bunch of freshly circulated 1976 two dollar bills, and I still have them.
I thought that they would be valuable someday, so I just checked that the ones I...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,024
Posted By FiftySix

The American Bicentennial...

The American Bicentennial (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Bicentennial).

In May of 1976 I was finishing 5th grade and our school had a May Fete every year in which each grade did some...
08-16-20, 04:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,898
Posted By dsaul

Maybe the spoke bed is not thick enough to...

Maybe the spoke bed is not thick enough to prevent the nipples from pulling out of the rim under braking.

With a rim brake, the spokes are not loaded during braking, since you are stopping the...
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