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10-22-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 868
Posted By clubman

I met an artist who found out that I was also...

I met an artist who found out that I was also into vintage bikes. He went home that night and made these for me, barcons and all. That's a quarter, for reference. He moved back to Seattle before he...
10-19-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 477
Posted By clubman

7 speed AP freewheels work fine but I think the...

7 speed AP freewheels work fine but I think the later cassette models worked even nicer until the company went down.
It'll never be crisp-n-quick like Shimano, it's got slow mojo instead.

As you...
10-19-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 900
Posted By clubman

I think this is an 84 Bigfoot, smaller frame with...

I think this is an 84 Bigfoot, smaller frame with similar clearance at the fork.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x1346/bigfoot_82b963eabb6e29fd5ee94e4b1151735816ac303c.jpg...
10-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 744
Posted By clubman

I've had similar issues with my exage aero levers...

I've had similar issues with my exage aero levers and canti's. The adjusters allow you to dial in the gap to an optimal amount, usually close. Then micro adjustments for cable stretch, pad wear, even...
10-16-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,089
Posted By clubman

The JBL won't stay secure in an alloy Elite...

The JBL won't stay secure in an alloy Elite Ciussi so you had to buy a mismatched stainless version? :foo:Nope, not a Ciussi...
10-15-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By clubman

Yes, I see the other poster with the 78 hub but...

Yes, I see the other poster with the 78 hub but still, that brown bike screams late 60's, early 70's with the reflectors on the pedals, 32/40 wheels and full gear cable housing. The crank is not even...
10-15-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By clubman

There's another Humber without the duplex fork on...

There's another Humber without the duplex fork on this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1215331-id-brooks-saddle-bike.html)although it's a much later '78.

Yours appears to be...
10-15-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By clubman

I'd been looking for a Cyclone 3 pulley spring...

I'd been looking for a Cyclone 3 pulley spring and eventually found a match with a short cage Sprint 6 speed model. I had pulled apart 3 others first.
It didn't seem worth the effort afterwards.
10-12-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By clubman

Looks like my haircut and my prom tux....'77...

Looks like my haircut and my prom tux....'77 Wheel of Fools!'
The money they must have spent on set design, whew!
OK tell me.
10-12-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23,279
Views: 2,685,299
Posted By clubman

One more thing to check before investing in a...

One more thing to check before investing in a stem is the steerer tube. Perhaps it's bent. Or worse, cracked.
10-11-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 479
Posted By clubman

Broken axle?

Broken axle?
10-09-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By clubman

You'd think so but the 105 SLR single pivot...

You'd think so but the 105 SLR single pivot calipers with matching levers were (could be) just awesome. No return springs in the levers either.
10-09-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 337
Posted By clubman

Beautiful and all business, once you remove the...

Beautiful and all business, once you remove the reflectors, brackets, seat...;)
10-06-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,128
Posted By clubman

Well, Sherpa was and I think still is a model in...

Well, Sherpa was and I think still is a model in the RM lineup. I was a big fan when they started out and they built nothing along the lines of these examples. The Sherpa was one of their first bikes...
10-02-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,105
Posted By clubman

Can't believe I missed this post. SO for the 15th...

Can't believe I missed this post. SO for the 15th time...Centurion track.

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10-01-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By clubman

The 3 speed indicator won't work. The 4 speed...

The 3 speed indicator won't work. The 4 speed hubs often have two indicators from each side that screw into each other for doing adjustments. Different threads iirc.
edit. I see, you're using the...
09-29-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,620
Posted By clubman

Dare I ask if you were stoker? ;)

Dare I ask if you were stoker? ;)
09-29-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,620
Posted By clubman

Wingnuts on the front. ...

Wingnuts on the front.


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09-29-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By clubman

Here's the CCM wholesale brochure from '65....

Here's the CCM wholesale brochure from '65. Dealers paid $95.

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09-28-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By clubman

I'm beyond help I'm afraid. I saw this one at a...

I'm beyond help I'm afraid. I saw this one at a bike show a few years ago and just may have to take the red pill and jump down this rabbit hole. 2 Speed Duomatic. Check out the horn. Stealth baby.
...
09-28-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,275
Posted By clubman

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your...

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your restoration is adding a reinforced plate on the rear 'fork'. It was a weak spot in the MkII F frames. The rubber replacement bits should be available...
09-27-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,246
Posted By clubman

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs...

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs as is.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1538/40ccm6_e262a6744385b6ca9c0b49d6b0d717d704bbd39c.jpg
09-25-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By clubman

To be honest, I'm thinking about next year and...

To be honest, I'm thinking about next year and beyond. I'm not counting on a miracle vaccine for this thing so we've got to adjust to a new normal.

Edit. And now these folks who acted on their...
09-25-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,202
Posted By clubman

Not to be political at all but the numbers aren't...

Not to be political at all but the numbers aren't suggesting the market will weaken. With so many people earning less, the market for a solid used bike should remain strong.
09-24-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,185
Posted By clubman

Nothing fancy, my build is ugly but the ride is...

Nothing fancy, my build is ugly but the ride is wonderful. My century bike when my knees could do a century. Gianella made by Marinoni.
...
09-24-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By clubman

She should buy lotto tickets...

She should buy lotto tickets...
09-19-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 510
Posted By clubman

My wife was a coloratura soprano with the COC...

My wife was a coloratura soprano with the COC here in Canada. I'm not allowed to sing if we ride together (or be within hearing distance) because she says it's too painful. I concur. I prefer soloing...
09-18-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By clubman

A young woman in my small town owns this one. I...

A young woman in my small town owns this one. I saw her riding through the campus one day but do you think I could catch her? So cool getting dropped by the young ones.
Anyway, they all seem to have...
09-12-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 618
Posted By clubman

Well, single speed hub can be freewheel, fixed,...

Well, single speed hub can be freewheel, fixed, or coaster and coasters/freewheels are not a 'fixed wheel'. (fixie is so 2010 don't you think? ;))

Having a plan B to slow your bike down is never...
09-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By clubman

Heck, I could watch her delivering the intros to...

Heck, I could watch her delivering the intros to the PBS Mystery series all day. A real pro.
09-09-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By clubman

You're a big fat troll. Pedalling BS for the Lord...

You're a big fat troll. Pedalling BS for the Lord imo.
Back on the ignore list. Sorry Brewsmith.
09-08-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 870
Posted By clubman

Pretty loyal to Suntour if you ask me. Superbe,...

Pretty loyal to Suntour if you ask me. Superbe, Cyclone, XC Pro, Mighty shifters (?). We'll forgive a wide range freewheel by 'He who shall not be named'. And rings.
I like.
09-08-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 31,150
Posted By clubman

People never seem to get over a Moulton. ...

People never seem to get over a Moulton.

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09-08-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,299
Posted By clubman

I also found the 70's to be a sweet spot for...

I also found the 70's to be a sweet spot for Pros. Really thick leather, quite hard, no tensioning required and that's what suits my posterior. A little proofhide on top and that's it. I especially...
09-08-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By clubman

I'm tired of it already...going on the ignore...

I'm tired of it already...going on the ignore list so as to declutter sales posts.
09-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 879
Posted By clubman

A knee replacement and a botched revision...

A knee replacement and a botched revision rendered my leg unable to make rotations on the ball of my right foot, irrespective of saddle height or crank length. I use platforms pedals with my foot...
09-06-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,299
Posted By clubman

Nothing to be done. Tension slowly and ride it...

Nothing to be done. Tension slowly and ride it until it's uncomfortable or falls apart.
09-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,301
Posted By clubman

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that...

This is 4 minutes I won't get back. Make that 4:10. Let's ride!
09-04-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 705
Posted By clubman

Should make a great riding utility bike and...

Should make a great riding utility bike and gateway drug to the world of C&V. Welcome
09-04-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By clubman

Run, don't walk to toolbox, grab a 13 mm or...

Run, don't walk to toolbox, grab a 13 mm or whatever and remove kickstand. Then repost same picture. :)
09-04-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 460
Posted By clubman

Absolutely the last rigid you'd ever need....

Absolutely the last rigid you'd ever need. Hoo-wee!
09-01-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 879
Posted By clubman

I no longer have these but they're take offs that...

I no longer have these but they're take offs that came with a 2nd gen black DA group so they likely pre-date these Customs. The 'dirt' is seepage of the original grease.
Can't tell if that's an M or...
08-31-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,348
Posted By clubman

I ditched a lot of stuff including an Apple II in...

I ditched a lot of stuff including an Apple II in the box. Crap. I kept a working Colour Classic with a 20 Mb external drive, Kensington Turbo Mouse, Zip drive and a Stylewriter 2500. Network card...
08-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By clubman

That's BINGO. Perfect wot? ...

That's BINGO. Perfect wot?

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08-24-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,539
Posted By clubman

'91 Crossroads ...

'91 Crossroads


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08-23-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,775
Posted By clubman

This is a Brit double ringer, brass with Nickel...

This is a Brit double ringer, brass with Nickel plate, maybe pre-war. Loud and Proud. Kick start the old thread. Sick of Netflix reruns.
...
08-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By clubman

Rebuilding Vintage bikes.

Here's a very nice, comprehensive refurbishment of a Ritchey Ascent. No stoopid redundant commentary. Just good visuals that tell the story in a succinct way. A very good video.
08-23-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 884
Posted By clubman

Cyclesmith...

Cyclesmith (https://www.cyclesmith.ca/articles/the-shop-pg663.htm) in Halifax has a better collection of vintage bikes than most on this list. You can see them hanging on the second story walls but...
08-22-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By clubman

I think he's miffed at investing time and thought...

I think he's miffed at investing time and thought into the posts that got lost when he tried to post pics.
Happens to all of us as well.

OP, you can hit the little red circle at the bottom left...
08-21-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,674
Posted By clubman

Shimano STI shifters. And the only ones I've had...

Shimano STI shifters. And the only ones I've had have worked well but were so fugly and ungainly I went back to barcons.
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