Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: crank_addict
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 2.28 seconds.
10-23-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By crank_addict

Zunow proprietary tubing made by Tange. Andrew M....

Zunow proprietary tubing made by Tange. Andrew M. of Yellow Jersey might be able to tell you more of your frame, approx year produced, etc.
...
10-23-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 369
Posted By crank_addict

Groovy paint with chrome icing, fine SLX tubing-...

Groovy paint with chrome icing, fine SLX tubing- what's not to like?!

Looking forward to the road report.
10-22-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By crank_addict

Lucky you! As if you found a Grover Cleveland...

Lucky you! As if you found a Grover Cleveland bill flying in the wind and snagged it.

Poke your keyboard and you'll discover more about Zunow. Also search Japan.

The build is fine as those...
10-22-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 501
Posted By crank_addict

Funny dilemma the OP is wrestling with. No...

Funny dilemma the OP is wrestling with.

No way would I go clinchers.

Here was my dilemma. I long dread the heavy but robust -dark ugly- anodized Mavic GP4 tubulars on my '79 Super.

Finally...
10-22-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,799
Posted By crank_addict

A gifted pair of 1981 My912 projects. Plans are...

A gifted pair of 1981 My912 projects. Plans are to swap out parts and build a tubular wheelset.

Pay it forward, the larger frame is moving on to a fellow forum member.
...
10-21-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By crank_addict

^The dropout hardness changed during the chrome...

^The dropout hardness changed during the chrome process. Some builders in deep thought 'sez no chromie' is best.

Anyways, not the same situation as OPs but regarding fractured Campy-

These days...
10-21-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,715
Posted By crank_addict

Like them or not, read about Trek and carbon...

Like them or not, read about Trek and carbon frame production (https://www.cyclist.co.uk/). 🏁

Link will not directly go to the article but when in the search, enter Trek factory visit.
10-21-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By crank_addict

Deep search and patience on ebay for an ally...

Deep search and patience on ebay for an ally Delta head nut. Field serviceable - no wrench flats are needed. Just set your preload by hand, then the top nut by hand and lock by a tiny Allen set /...
10-21-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 462
Posted By crank_addict

That's a nasty one. Nothing more to lose at this...

That's a nasty one. Nothing more to lose at this point so might as well experiment before replacing and $$$.

The big issue and it appears cracked at the screw adjuster. If not, I would get it...
10-21-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,148
Posted By crank_addict

C&V heart rates...... hmmmm..... Even at her...

C&V heart rates...... hmmmm.....

Even at her age of 65.... Christie Brinkley.

Good day!
10-20-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,444
Posted By crank_addict

Few more pics of the pre-ride Fox River trail and...

Few more pics of the pre-ride Fox River trail and Johns bike emporium.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20191019_121354_595766c4187f9115d4cfb7f65dded03d072bab95.jpg...
10-20-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,444
Posted By crank_addict

A fantastic day! As mentioned above- really is a...

A fantastic day! As mentioned above- really is a treat for John to open his doors and share his amazing collection.

What's fascinating is seeing this collection presented as a time trip 'very high...
10-17-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,677
Posted By crank_addict

Gnarly and wild, I'd be tempted to run red meat...

Gnarly and wild, I'd be tempted to run red meat through that grinder.

All kidding aside, this is a treat to see and learn some. Thank you and the other fellows for sharing~
10-16-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,354
Posted By crank_addict

Hi Gil- I suggest not to bother with Sunrace....

Hi Gil- I suggest not to bother with Sunrace. Though I understand you want new, so with that just shop ebay for what you had and in 14-28t but search NOS (new old stock). Add the usual -...
10-16-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 45,080
Posted By crank_addict

c.1981 Eye to the Motobecane. ...

c.1981

Eye to the Motobecane.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/601x640/van_springel_a563d5619b6c926412809e2f23cafe0df21a0512.jpg
10-16-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By crank_addict

✔ -Design changes -Italian forks -Neutral...


-Design changes
-Italian forks
-Neutral handling

(Thanks again for posting these old reads.)
10-16-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,715
Posted By crank_addict

+1 Proudly having the gunsight on the hood, my...

+1
Proudly having the gunsight on the hood, my fave series of MB was the W123. Beastly tanks powered by diesels or the petrol powered baddy 6.9L.
10-16-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,715
Posted By crank_addict

Take a look at the NEW bike line from Peukeot....

Take a look at the NEW bike line from Peukeot. And they even attempt to sell by marketing its rich racing history. Ha
10-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,743
Posted By crank_addict

Thanks for sharing. A terrific find and...

Thanks for sharing. A terrific find and passionately onto goods hands.

Bikes like this can be more interesting than the big chased names by collectors (especially from Europe). This was a serious...
10-16-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,267
Posted By crank_addict

Its 2019 and doubt any here are pro. That...

Its 2019 and doubt any here are pro.

That said, tubulars are still very much the standard when it comes to road stages. In that setting, teams and riders still place more value in the security and...
10-15-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,590
Posted By crank_addict

Nice!! You deserve a matching retro Peugeot...

Nice!!

You deserve a matching retro Peugeot team jersey.
10-15-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 446,198
Posted By crank_addict

Envious! That is a well thought build and...

Envious! That is a well thought build and presents wicked cool.

---
The CLB 'GL' set removed from the PSV10. I just swapped to the CLB Professional and will admit there is little difference. Both...
10-14-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,267
Posted By crank_addict

One may have the super duper of classic...

One may have the super duper of classic lightweights but unless you're riding on tubulars, you won't get the soul of the frame and maker.
10-14-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,038
Posted By crank_addict

+1 I recently was discussing this at a shop....

+1
I recently was discussing this at a shop. The owner of the shop where I purchased a ---29er (700c) --- carbon hardtail ask how I liked it. Replied that one doesn't need anything else. Most...
10-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By crank_addict

Fun times for this little one at Eroica ...

Fun times for this little one at Eroica
https://youtu.be/ZzIdTuaHRJ0
10-14-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,366
Posted By crank_addict

'Stepping' into the modern era, circa 1995 from...

'Stepping' into the modern era, circa 1995 from Norway, we present a one way rotational pedal. :foo:
...
10-13-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By crank_addict

Thanks for posting the article- good read. ...

Thanks for posting the article- good read.

Not much interest in old Shimano, and will go out of my way to swap to early Suntour + freewheels.

Funny, not sure when the steel Campy Velox ended...
10-13-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By crank_addict

Never heard of Noll but appears a nice find....

Never heard of Noll but appears a nice find. Condition looks great.

Curious of the top line frame tubing from Mannesmann.

The Mannesmann Group had a long and diverse history, other markets...
10-13-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By crank_addict

Super!!

Super!!
10-13-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 446,198
Posted By crank_addict

Interesting feedback on the ally cables....

Interesting feedback on the ally cables. Hindsight I should have purchased a NOS set last year for pittance but I guess won't miss them that much.

Anyways, these brakes were going for a planned...
10-13-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By crank_addict

Know little of this or Zwift to fairly...

Know little of this or Zwift to fairly contribute.

Last Autumn I did demo the virtual CycleOps set up at a shop. More entertaining than expected and with riders online, made me laugh. The fellows...
10-12-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 446,198
Posted By crank_addict

They are convenient. Have the Tektro lever ends...

They are convenient. Have the Tektro lever ends on a loaner MTB. Odd looking from all angles but work well.
...
10-12-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5,535
Views: 446,198
Posted By crank_addict

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20191012_120931_abc7ff456419d0a53d5d44bf53f0be8ec07b7261.jpg

CLB Professional ...
10-11-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,289
Posted By crank_addict

https://thebagelchronicles.typepad.com/theflyingpi...

https://thebagelchronicles.typepad.com/theflyingpigeonproject/2013/10/fly-like-lightning.html
10-11-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,289
Posted By crank_addict

Well, in that regards the new Flying Pigeon 75...

Well, in that regards the new Flying Pigeon 75 watt E bike stinks like leaking sulfuric acid.

Quote: Bicycleen Oct. 2019
10-11-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,289
Posted By crank_addict

Should we compare penney farthing's, monkeys...

Should we compare penney farthing's, monkeys riding and the dynamic duo doing wheelies on a tandem?
...
10-11-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,267
Posted By crank_addict

:foo:

:foo:
10-11-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By crank_addict

Here's an interesting one. Modern aluminum frame...

Here's an interesting one. Modern aluminum frame with carbon seat stays. Factory stock carbon seat post (precise fit 27.2d), not shortened and approx. 8 inches into the ally seat tube. No harm to...
10-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 565
Posted By crank_addict

Very nice survivor Italian AlAN carbon. Mild...

Very nice survivor Italian AlAN carbon. Mild upgrade of the bones era. Reliable, light, fast and easy rider. Shimano 105, 600 tri-clr, clinchers, dual control STI. Italian saddle, Cinelli cockpit....
10-10-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,267
Posted By crank_addict

Accumulating old tubulars is part of the C&V...

Accumulating old tubulars is part of the C&V experience. I often ride tubulars three and four decades old. Use with full confidence but when they blow, not worth repairing and I toss them. I've done...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 19,915
Posted By crank_addict

As one who's long been into cycling (enjoy all...

As one who's long been into cycling (enjoy all disciplines) and motorcycles (dirt to road, closed course), I really dig the e-bike and rapid evolution.

As expected from the majority of US motor...
10-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By crank_addict

Nothing but excellence from Doc. Btw: Zunow...

Nothing but excellence from Doc.
Btw: Zunow lead
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1184511-wtb-wtt-zunow-other-higher-end-japanese-f-f.html
10-09-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By crank_addict

^^+1 Back to brakes. I dig the obscure and...

^^+1

Back to brakes. I dig the obscure and the Scott products back when always made me take a second look. IMO, never elegant but all about brawn and getting the job done.

Lately I've been on...
10-09-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 483
Posted By crank_addict

Fan of dual sided SPD, I also have the 'hybrid'...

Fan of dual sided SPD, I also have the 'hybrid' single sided type on our tandem.

Also have a set of the original Shimano SPD nylon flat adapter but its kind of difficult in detaching and they look...
10-09-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 470
Posted By crank_addict

Looking forward to seeing the completed build and...

Looking forward to seeing the completed build and feedback how the brakes work. They have a very 'strong heavy duty' appearance. Below pic of the same bike noted above (at the CR event 2018) showing...
10-08-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,686
Views: 143,110
Posted By crank_addict

ISO: Perache 017 Professional saddle. Worn...

ISO:
Perache 017 Professional saddle. Worn acceptable but nothing that looks like a rat was eating it.

Trade open and offering variety of 60s - 80s upper end Italian, French, Japan, English...
10-08-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By crank_addict

Its my way of warning NOT to select big to...

Its my way of warning NOT to select big to biggie; for reason of exceeding capacity with this Jubilee derailleur. And technically, this is a nine speed ;")
10-08-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 189
Posted By crank_addict

It may say 12, but all I need is my ten speed ;")...

It may say 12, but all I need is my ten speed ;")

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/20190222_155930_64425527c8ab197246baee24c5dbf8b103457f07.jpg...
10-08-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,131
Posted By crank_addict

Quite the looker! (Suggest to closely...

Quite the looker!

(Suggest to closely inspect the top part of the seatpost clamp. Brand new including the replacement piece is concerning.)
...
10-08-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 10,267
Posted By crank_addict

Either works for me. ...

Either works for me.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/365x627/2019_10_08_11_02_43_1abc6c4a15e0bd7fee01661292365ec3ade37f92.jpg...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.