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10-22-20, 03:09 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I don't have kids, but the one time I almost...

I don't have kids, but the one time I almost regretted that decision was when I bought this cute little Mercier:
...
10-22-20, 03:05 PM
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Views: 144
Posted By Andy_K

I built this 1993 Specialized RockHopper for my...

I built this 1993 Specialized RockHopper for my daughter.

https://live.staticflickr.com/624/22156211509_ef28041881_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/zKSnLH)

When I bought it, it had the original paint...
10-22-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By mstateglfr

My kids ride bikes I built, but neither are...

My kids ride bikes I built, but neither are classic in the common view of this forum.

My 9yo has a Trek 650c road bike thats about 10 years old and a 20 year old Specialized HotRock mountain bike....
10-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By swen0171

Show us vintage builds for kids

I haven’t posted in a while so hi everyone. This summer my 10yr old really got into riding after he got on a vintage mtb that I was making into a city cruiser for my wife. Now it’s his bike and I...
10-22-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,668
Views: 325,164
Posted By browngw

I am so filled with indecision today I don't know...

I am so filled with indecision today I don't know what to finish or to start. Should I finish the Sekine ST or start my long awaited CCM project? The recently acquired Rossi would be easy, or the 73...
10-20-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 729
Posted By jethin

I love it when a plan comes together.

I love it when a plan comes together.
10-20-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By jackbombay

For years I've referred to that as "clear...

For years I've referred to that as "clear loctite"!
10-20-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,105
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-RwRs...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-RwRs8zH/0/4501791f/XL/IMG_0246-XL.jpg
The pumpkin woods.


Brent
10-20-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 729
Posted By droppedandlost

yeah, that's why I just couldn't do it. 60 is my...

yeah, that's why I just couldn't do it. 60 is my lower limit, which is really still too small. But that dang sticker....
10-20-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 729
Posted By Andy_K

Interesting. You and merziac both ride bigger...

Interesting. You and merziac both ride bigger bikes than I do -- considerably bigger as I recall, 60cm? This one is at the absolute limit of how big a frame I can ride, but my magic spreadsheet tells...
10-20-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 729
Posted By Andy_K

Yeah, I don't know who it was ahead of me, but...

Yeah, I don't know who it was ahead of me, but when I first inquired about it, I was told I was second in line. My thanks to everyone who hemmed and hawed. :thumb:
10-20-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By SurferRosa

I am a fan of Shelley Duvall. Is she italian?

I am a fan of Shelley Duvall. Is she italian?
10-20-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 729
Posted By Andy_K

Project Quarantine

I've got a bike build that I've been "working" on since March. Early on I dubbed it "Project Quarantine." It has gone about as well as the rest of 2020, but I'm starting to see light at the end of...
10-20-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 598,398
Posted By RobbieTunes

= 1/4.

= 1/4.
10-20-20, 02:34 PM
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Views: 598,398
Posted By RobbieTunes

It was a good day for the mail. Used stuff, and...

It was a good day for the mail. Used stuff, and PBK stuff (3 days from order to door)
Used SR 11: UT Crankset with bearings, RD, FD, Ergos, 11-32 cassette, chain,
cables and green housing (from a...
10-20-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 426
Posted By SurferRosa

Italian fixed cup install: grease, thread lock, or ..?

I don't usually remove the fixed cup during an overhaul, but I do always check if it's secure. This Sugino cup, from a '72 Torpado, came loose fairly easily with an adjustable wrench. So I removed it...
10-19-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By pcb

I'm not sure I've ever seen a Campy 41t chainring...

I'm not sure I've ever seen a Campy 41t chainring in the flesh, with my own eyes, but I have seen them offered for sale. They definitely were manufactured and do exist.

You can get a 144bcd 41t TA...
10-19-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By PilotFishBob

MKS Sylvans are relatively inexpensive and look...

MKS Sylvans are relatively inexpensive and look very good on vintage bikes. I have them on several of mine. And I always use the toe clips and straps, they keep my feet on the pedals as I tend to...
10-19-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,862
Posted By LittleGinseng

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201019_131816_53fb2143b7550f75f1ca5cc36dd7a753ff2cb01c.jpg
70's Leotard 460D...
10-19-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By TheLizard

There seems to be some sort of torture device...

There seems to be some sort of torture device attached to the pedals.
10-18-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 735
Posted By pcb

This below, 100%. Your bike, your...

This below, 100%.

Your bike, your legs/lungs, your terrain, your headwinds, your speed, your mileage. You have to figure out what gears you have, which you don't need, and which you don't have...
10-18-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,034
Posted By Gashepherd

1974 Raleigh Professional

So, I went out this afternoon to look at a Raleigh road bike, when I got there I found a 1974 Raleigh Professional in the middle of a failed fixie conversion missing the original wheels and the...
10-18-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,034
Posted By Digger Goreman

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife...

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife insisted on coming so modified route to slightly less difficult. As we cross a neighborhood near ours she calls me back to view about 10 wheels beside a...
10-18-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By jdawginsc

I have only seen that on a handful of frames, and...

I have only seen that on a handful of frames, and none ever built up, so that's what I always guessed they might be...seems a cheaper solution to a chromed down-tube cable guide when it is rear...
10-18-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By AZORCH

It’s Huret.

It’s Huret.
10-18-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By obrentharris

I believe you're right. The branding on it...

I believe you're right.
The branding on it might give a clue to the original derailleurs and shifters.
Brent
10-18-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 611
Posted By jdawginsc

Is that a derailleur cable guide?

Is that a derailleur cable guide?
10-18-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By noglider

Holy ... ... ... I don't know what to say.

Holy ... ... ... I don't know what to say.
10-18-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By markk900

Perhaps a 1973 then? None of the other country...

Perhaps a 1973 then? None of the other country catalogs have this model - they go right from the Aztec lug UO style from to ones
with Bocama lugs and forged dropouts.

BITD the first thing I did...
10-18-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By randyjawa

Nice bike and a good project. Might have read...

Nice bike and a good project. Might have read your whole statement but too hard for my old eyes to sort through all that text. Paragraphs would help me a lot. Not meaning to insult, just asking...
10-18-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 292
Posted By jamesdak

A couple more: ...

A couple more:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/duell90_5bb821c88e88c7456339b0cd95f773906d27c0fd.jpg...
10-18-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,034
Posted By Prowler

I dunno about "deal of the day" but I'm happy....

I dunno about "deal of the day" but I'm happy. I've kept my eye out for a set of front panniers that will, primarily, ride on my Fuji TS III for day trips when I need lunch, a place for more or fewer...
10-18-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 201
Posted By retrodude

1994 Rocky Mountain Vapor Project

Good COVID project, typically I get a chance to save at least one good bike from the dumpster in Birch Bay Washington (USA) for free, where I have a summer trailer, but living in Vancouver Canada I...
10-18-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Picked up a Merckx Pro

Cool bikes have been thin on the ground on my local CL for quite some time now but an ‘82 Merckx Pro popped up in my size for a very good price. I have an ‘85 Pro and ‘89 Century, both interestingly...
10-17-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6,621
Views: 598,398
Posted By JaccoW

A pair of Knipex tools, one full-size wrench...

A pair of Knipex tools, one full-size wrench pliers and the cable cutter. Already had the small version of the wrench pliers.

http://i.imgur.com/51L5Ew1h.jpg (https://imgur.com/51L5Ew1)
10-17-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,579,304
Posted By jdawginsc

And the Bertin here! That looks like a cool one!

And the Bertin here! That looks like a cool one!
10-17-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By cb400bill

Pic Assist ...

Pic Assist

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_1335_1d6c7eeda04d70aac4422a7b8c7ccffeb421b8d9.jpg
...
10-17-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By albrt

Thanks, happy to engage, for example I could post...

Thanks, happy to engage, for example I could post about this bike on the generic sticker thread, but that wouldn't be much use without pictures.

Two days isn't too bad.
10-17-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure...

Yeah, so I had to google Peleton bikes to figure out what you guys are talking about. So it's like an overpriced exercise bike that has a TV in front of it, and forces you to watch some sweaty bozo...
10-17-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,579,304
Posted By xiaoman1

The link is in my original post. Best, Ben ...

The link is in my original post.
Best, Ben
BJIC here it is again.
​​​​​​​https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/d/fresno-lot-of-4-campagnolo-type-bicycle/7214989111.html
10-17-20, 08:09 AM
10-17-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,579,304
Posted By Lemond1985

His Fresno ad says he's out of Fresno, FWIW: ...

His Fresno ad says he's out of Fresno, FWIW:


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1051x789/screenshot_from_2020_10_17_06_43_56_fb302e9274b3f871a89c144de05e450f823cb1d8.png
10-17-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 58,568
Views: 8,579,304
Posted By xiaoman1

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1042/screen_shot_2020_10_17_at_6_27_22_am_6e3ad618062b6adad652cc92345cc92b2ec6b8ae.png
This might be worth a look.....
...
10-17-20, 04:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By Drillium Dude

Thanks. I'm gonna see if I can't find these...

Thanks. I'm gonna see if I can't find these materials and DIY on an old pair of Dettos :)

DD
10-17-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By non-fixie

That is the way to do it. Works really well for...

That is the way to do it. Works really well for touring. I have two pairs that came with such a sole and heel as standard. This is the nicest pair:

...
10-16-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By noobinsf

https://thecabe.com/forum/

https://thecabe.com/forum/
10-16-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By jackbombay

That is peach fuzz compared to my lucious leg...

That is peach fuzz compared to my lucious leg pelt!



I like the shoe mod, combined with clips and straps I'm sure they are very functional!
10-16-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,078
Posted By Murray Missile

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out...

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out to actually be super cool and you should see the rod brake Raleigh he has! He admitted he's not really a bike guy but he picked it up to flip and...
10-16-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By CroMo Mike

Actually, your shoes look a bit too large for...

Actually, your shoes look a bit too large for your feet, judging from the wrinkles in the leather.
10-16-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By panzerwagon

For the record, I like the socks. “Wool me once,...

For the record, I like the socks. “Wool me once, shame on you. Wool me twice, get a matching pair, and you won’t go pulling the wool over us again.”

I’ll let myself out.
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