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07-15-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Andy_K

Actually, it was the Grand Jubilť that was done...

Actually, it was the Grand Jubilť that was done at Groody Bros.

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07-14-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Rick

MKS Lambda Pedals. Item Specifications ...

MKS Lambda Pedals.

Item Specifications

Weight: 420g
Intended Use: Road
Material: Aluminum
Material (Spindle): Chromoly
Pedal Type:...
07-14-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Slightspeed

Evan Lightner at The Bicycle Stand in Long Beach...

Evan Lightner at The Bicycle Stand in Long Beach did a great job refinishing my '73 Super Course. Besides paint and decals, they did some frame repair and cosmetic clean-up at the top of the seat...
07-11-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By Kedosto

We both said pretty much the same thing but you...

We both said pretty much the same thing but you beat me to it. Youíve made an important point here...



The bicycle world is full of wheel builders who will tell you very convincingly that what...
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,358
Posted By cthenn

What does this have to do with the OP?

What does this have to do with the OP?
07-07-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,893
Posted By wedgeSG

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07-06-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 682
Posted By davester

I'd pick the Ciocc simply because the warm color...

I'd pick the Ciocc simply because the warm color of the paint would go better with the tan walls. Also, I'd definitely move those yellow bottle cages to the Concorde.
07-03-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,153
Posted By stanman13

Absolutely not. Ride the saddle you like on the...

Absolutely not. Ride the saddle you like on the bike you like. Brooks is appropriate on anything.
07-01-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,395
Posted By shelbyfv

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used...

This may be the first time "breaks" has been used correctly on BF:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By Skipjacks

Children of the 80's understand. ...

Children of the 80's understand.

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Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By Steely Dan

i go about 1.1 miles out of my way to catch an...

i go about 1.1 miles out of my way to catch an MUP that keeps me off-street for 75% of my commute.

and another 12% of my route (the final mile into downtown evanston) is on a protected bike lane....
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,143
Posted By Skipjacks

I purposely don't ride WITH traffic when...

I purposely don't ride WITH traffic when commuting. I take a lot of side streets and cut behind shopping centers (where the delivery bays are and stuff) all to avoid being in traffic as much as...
07-01-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 812
Posted By himespau

Helmets are single crash and then throw away...

Helmets are single crash and then throw away items.
Forum: Commuting
06-29-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,257
Posted By Korina

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Kind of a compromise; front fender but not rear; there's a...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,257
Posted By robertorolfo

Yeah, can we talk about this? How annoyed do you...

Yeah, can we talk about this? How annoyed do you get when it's a nice dry day, so you are riding a bike without fenders, and then you come up on some stream running across the road because someone is...
Forum: Commuting
06-28-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,257
Posted By noglider

A couple of years ago, someone from Finland said...

A couple of years ago, someone from Finland said here on BF that club rides go out in the rain. (I guess they don't have much choice.) The club rules state that you must have fenders and that you...
06-27-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,655
Posted By ksryder

This combination of bizarre punctuation, snobbery...

This combination of bizarre punctuation, snobbery disguised as anti-snobbery, and casual misogyny, is peak bikeforums.
06-27-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,655
Posted By boozergut

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets...

I love the Greenfield kick stand. As it gets hotter stops become more frequent. By the time I stop Im dripping sweat, my glasses are fogged up, and bugs are biting. I don't like groping for a tree,...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,257
Posted By tweekfreekdX

Thanks for all the responses, Iíll give some...

Thanks for all the responses, Iíll give some fenders a shot I think. I did notice the thoughts on toe strike, I do ride a cross check and occasionally have some toes strike but I think thatís a risk...
Forum: Commuting
06-26-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,257
Posted By alan s

What widespread consensus? If you ride in the...

What widespread consensus? If you ride in the rain or after it rains, especially on dirt paths, they look great, and my clothes look great. Perhaps there is a consensus among fair weather riders.
06-24-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,078
Posted By Bklyn26

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Changed saddle over to a Brooks Professional.
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06-24-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,078
Posted By Korina

My Pretty Purple Princess Penelope is...

My Pretty Purple Princess Penelope is self-explanatory. The Liv hybrid is a boring, dull gray with not enough turquoise accents, so I'm accessorizing in mismatched shades of blue as much as I can....
06-24-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By Korina

jade408 you're going to have the purdiest bike...

jade408 you're going to have the purdiest bike around! I love, love, love that head badge. And the lugs! And the purple! And the sparkle!!! :love:
06-23-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,378
Posted By trailangel

Shorter legs, longer torso....... larger frame. ...

Shorter legs, longer torso....... larger frame.
Longer legs, shorter torso.......smaller fame.
06-23-19, 06:54 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,078
Posted By jamesdak

Ummm...... ...

Ummm......

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06-22-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,723
Posted By TimothyH

Efficiency of the heart and even longevity are...

Efficiency of the heart and even longevity are only part of life and too much of one thing is never any good.

As an example, cycling alone does nothing for bone density and has people who do no...
06-22-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 615
Posted By agmetal

I have a Hesling chaincase from dutchbikebits.com...

I have a Hesling chaincase from dutchbikebits.com on my ANT frame. The ANT is about halfway between a Sports and a Tourist in its dimensions. I have it geared 44x18 and had to install the chainring...
06-22-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,110
Posted By wgscott

My on-road tires are 38mm Compass for that reason.

My on-road tires are 38mm Compass for that reason.
06-22-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By DHPflaumer

Well that is absolutely lovely

Well that is absolutely lovely
Forum: Framebuilders
06-21-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,911
Posted By base2

392mm chainstay length seems short to me & that...

392mm chainstay length seems short to me & that 5mm clearance to the seat tube is going to make fenders or ever going larger tires difficult. For comparison, even my wifes size 53 Cervelo has around...
06-20-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,078
Posted By BlazingPedals

Your question is flawed, as it assumes only one...

Your question is flawed, as it assumes only one bike.
06-18-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By t_e_r_r_y

i bet the builder wanted to allow for all options...

i bet the builder wanted to allow for all options should jade ever decide to switch things up. the bolted drive side stays and modular dropouts pretty much allows her to run whatever setup she may...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-17-19, 10:48 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,893
Posted By Saul KK

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Head badge design I came up with. I then cut this out of some thin...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-17-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,893
Posted By Saul KK

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Bent up a seat stay bridge, and added a boss for fenders.


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Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,010
Posted By Kedosto

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not...

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not always).
Smaller grips for smaller hands (but not always).
Women's specific saddle designs (but not always).
"Girly" colors, sparkles, and/or flowers &...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,059
Posted By fietsbob

Buy stainless, once..

Buy stainless, once..
06-12-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 325,266
Posted By JaccoW

I don't think I have posted the end result of my...

I don't think I have posted the end result of my Gazelle Lausanne build yet.

Reynolds 531ST frame and fork with 42mm x 700C tyres and dynamo lights since this is supposed to be a year round...
06-11-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By Slightspeed

I never change mine till they break, then it's...

I never change mine till they break, then it's usually just the cable. I ran the same ones on my '64 Legnano for 40 years or so, including the kinked brake housing that got slammed in the car trunk...
06-10-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,592
Posted By FiftySix

Cell phone batteries sure seemed to last longer...

Cell phone batteries sure seemed to last longer when our cell phones were only phones. Lol. :lol:
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,478
Posted By acidfast7

The bike I posted from Halfords is 650b.

The bike I posted from Halfords is 650b.
06-10-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,672
Posted By Shimagnolo

I'd put my money on the one who was more...

I'd put my money on the one who was more physically fit.:p
06-09-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,127
Posted By skidder

You've got to put some of the blame on the...

You've got to put some of the blame on the bicycling industry themselves. Their advertising focuses on the high-end road bicycles and MTBs, leaving out the recreational riders. And when you go into...
06-09-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,127
Posted By loky1179

I grew up in the early and late 70s, and I agree...

I grew up in the early and late 70s, and I agree - it is a different world today. The crime rate is much lower now than it was back then. The difference now is that there is an entire industry...
06-09-19, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By TenGrainBread

Same. My first city bike was a decent chromoly...

Same. My first city bike was a decent chromoly Taiwanese mixte from the early 80s and it was such a sweet ride. I had a front rack with Wald set up and it was nice to have the leg room to get off and...
06-09-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By since6

Beautiful build. You're right to take this...

Beautiful build.

You're right to take this bike inside and have a valet place to keep it secure during the day. Keeping it secure stored or hands on is really the only safety left and wise on your...
06-09-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,727
Posted By MNHarv

Whoa!! That is awesome! I bought my...

Whoa!! That is awesome!

I bought my daughter a Bianchi mixte some years back. I think she forgot she has it or something. Every now and then it comes out of the shed and I can't help myself. I...
06-07-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,139
Posted By kohl57

That's very sad news. Among my collection, I...

That's very sad news. Among my collection, I especially value my early '76 Bruce Gordon Criterium for its superb ride and craftsmanship. I was able to get the original build sheet from Bruce who,...
Forum: Framebuilders
06-07-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,911
Posted By David Tollefson

Aren't these two ideas contradictory? That you're...

Aren't these two ideas contradictory? That you're familiar with the geometry but it's not the same as what you're currently riding?



I won't comment on their pricing -- that's their business....
06-01-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,843
Posted By TimothyH

Lots of advice from fools in this thread. A...

Lots of advice from fools in this thread.

A wife doesn't need a hobby or dogs. She needs a husband who spends time with her.

If her husband doesn't spend time with her then she is going to get...
06-01-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By ryansu

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around...

Nice job OP looks like the perfect getting around town bike, I refurbed a french market Peugeot Mixte for my girl a few years back. She doesn't like me posting pictures of her on the web, despite her...
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