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08-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 507
Posted By nlerner

Back in the fall, my helmet got stolen when it...

Back in the fall, my helmet got stolen when it was stuck in my front bag on my locked up bag. It was a Giro of some sort, my second of that brand, but I decided to take advantage of new technology...
08-07-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By nlerner

Nice! Some serious tire clearance on that frame.

Nice! Some serious tire clearance on that frame.
08-07-20, 11:47 AM
08-06-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By nlerner

When mine get stinky, I just throw them in the...

When mine get stinky, I just throw them in the cold water wash and hang dry. Seems to work.
08-06-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 132,731
Posted By nlerner

On my way to work back in the pre-COVID fall, I...

On my way to work back in the pre-COVID fall, I spotted a Super Tourer locked up at a train stop:

...
08-06-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 535
Posted By nlerner

For several years, I would buy several pairs of...

For several years, I would buy several pairs of the Nashbar crochet gloves at a time and am still working through those. Unfortunately, doesn't look like they're sold any longer. I also have a couple...
08-06-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 491
Posted By nlerner

Nah, stored in the garage for the next 9 years...

Nah, stored in the garage for the next 9 years and up on CL in year 10!
08-06-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By nlerner

If I’m doing my math right, you have a 7-speed...

If I’m doing my math right, you have a 7-speed rear cluster, and are you sure it’s a cassette and not a freewheel? If so, SRAM still makes 7-speed wide-range cassettes for relatively small money:...
08-05-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By nlerner

I would think choice of crankset will also be a...

I would think choice of crankset will also be a major factor, particularly wrt spindle taper/fit. I’m working on a project in which I can’t swap out the BB spindle, and it’s remarkable how many mm...
08-05-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 299
Posted By nlerner

A newer fabric that’s migrating over from...

A newer fabric that’s migrating over from backpacking to bikepacking is Dyneema/cuben fiber. Super lightweight and strong, but it seems mostly used for frame bags and in combo with other materials...
08-05-20, 12:38 PM
08-05-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 708
Posted By nlerner

Well done! I really like that color.

Well done! I really like that color.
08-05-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By nlerner

I’m certainly vintage, but I’m not sure how that...

I’m certainly vintage, but I’m not sure how that would affect my chosen tire pressure.
08-05-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By nlerner

Do they come with extra axles for the ones you’ll...

Do they come with extra axles for the ones you’ll break running that 8-speed freewheel? There’s a good reason why cassette hubs replaced freewheel hubs as # of gears increased.
08-04-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 954
Posted By nlerner

Back in the day, we did all of our repairs with a...

Back in the day, we did all of our repairs with a pliers and a screwdriver, under the soft glow of an LED lantern.
08-04-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 23,038
Views: 2,610,893
Posted By nlerner

It came to me with a Schwinn S-6 rear wheel with...

It came to me with a Schwinn S-6 rear wheel with a ‘54 AW rear hub and what I imagine was the original front wheel (shown above) with a dynohub dated ‘54. I rebuilt that rear hub into an EA3 rim....
08-04-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By nlerner

Not much rake on that one. Guess you need more...

Not much rake on that one. Guess you need more TCO in your life.
08-04-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By nlerner

From 1973: ...

From 1973:

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/610x800/b8472f9f_5255_4a6c_b6df_773f488bd1ef_dfa6a444cb48381ca0f8e27c7304299b8eccd844.jpeg
08-04-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

For a grand they could have at least sprung for a...

For a grand they could have at least sprung for a bit more full coverage fenders.
08-04-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

The absence of a front tire is also a nice touch...

The absence of a front tire is also a nice touch though that wheel is set at a provocative angle.
08-04-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By nlerner

Must be one of those white ones on a white...

Must be one of those white ones on a white background.
08-04-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

With a $1,000 and a small truck, I wonder how...

With a $1,000 and a small truck, I wonder how many Schwinn Collegiates I could pick up off of CL? Here's five.
...
08-04-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By nlerner

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/834372-ultimate-27-tire-reference-thread.html
08-04-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By nlerner

Keeping up as an influencer does take a great...

Keeping up as an influencer does take a great deal of my time. For example, I support this bespoke decaleur maker (https://flic.kr/s/aHsmMqoLAs).
08-04-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By nlerner

Ah, found it:...

Ah, found it: https://live.staticflickr.com/805/26476468847_01b37636f2_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/GkCPLc)My Eroica ride (https://flic.kr/p/GkCPLc)
08-04-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By nlerner

Vélomine has pretty remarkable prices on complete...

Vélomine has pretty remarkable prices on complete wheelsets, these with Sun CR-18 rims and a rear hub correctly spaced for your Fuji:
...
08-04-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

Ignore the Schwinn up charge and Walmart COVID...

Ignore the Schwinn up charge and Walmart COVID hot zone, and go directly for a Detroit Bikes city bike (and save $250):

https://detroitbikes.com/collections/bikes/products/city-fc-limited-edition
08-04-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,375
Posted By nlerner

In terms of 70s era ambitions along with a host...

In terms of 70s era ambitions along with a host of technical problems (kind of quintessential to me), I’d nominate the Viscount Aerospace Pro:
...
08-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 381
Posted By nlerner

gugie outfitted one of his many Gran(d) Sport(s)...

gugie outfitted one of his many Gran(d) Sport(s) with gold MAFAC bling, I believe.
08-04-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 406
Posted By nlerner

$998?!

$998?!
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 962
Posted By nlerner

Didn’t we go through this already when I listed...

Didn’t we go through this already when I listed it on the iBOB list and you claimed it but never paid? And who’s Don?
08-03-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,857
Posted By nlerner

From the 1986 Raleigh catalog: ...

From the 1986 Raleigh catalog:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1132x1540/screen_shot_2020_08_03_at_3_29_39_pm_50fc3dd1a1dba8e40ab1e931de785884042322cc.png...
08-03-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,857
Posted By nlerner

The Portage came with 650B wheels, pretty wild...

The Portage came with 650B wheels, pretty wild and weird for the mid 1980s, particularly when tire options were very limited.
08-03-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 260,671
Posted By nlerner

It only works if you ingest copious amounts and...

It only works if you ingest copious amounts and then pee on your plants. We await your report.
08-03-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,992
Posted By nlerner

Rule #8...

Rule #8 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8) : Stay on topic.
08-03-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By nlerner

These are still available: ...

These are still available:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-sales/1204572-brooks-selle-anatomica-saddles-sale.html
08-03-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 260,671
Posted By nlerner

If you can live with black, there’s this...

If you can live with black, there’s this one:https://www.ebay.com/itm/203012510580
08-03-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By nlerner

I keep holding that disc up in front of the...

I keep holding that disc up in front of the monitor of my PC, but it won't read it for some reason.
08-03-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,245
Posted By nlerner

I’ve learned not to ask.

I’ve learned not to ask.
08-03-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By nlerner

The man at the shop tells me I need to check...

The man at the shop tells me I need to check first to see if it’s plugged in. Seems like good advice.
08-02-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 349
Posted By nlerner

I have a spare if you need it. ...

I have a spare if you need it.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x1024/ec734321_ebea_41d7_8127_a55c7b90c939_4d7fe2e53d21b556b92c59c4002aaad048a40214.jpeg
08-02-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By nlerner

Probably easiest to email me: lerner dot n at...

Probably easiest to email me: lerner dot n at gmail dot com

Thanks!
08-02-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 666
Posted By nlerner

So what bikes came with 65mm bb shells? That’s a...

So what bikes came with 65mm bb shells? That’s a new one to me (and I’m old).
08-02-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By nlerner

Minty!

Minty!
08-02-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By nlerner

If you’re willing to ship to 02446, I’ll take it.

If you’re willing to ship to 02446, I’ll take it.
08-02-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,005
Posted By nlerner

I’m currently at 18, far too many, and few of the...

I’m currently at 18, far too many, and few of the vintage ones see much use. Maybe next year I’ll see if I can cut that in half.
08-02-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By nlerner

I would guess that Altus would likely work as...

I would guess that Altus would likely work as 5-speed friction shifting isn’t asking much. You would have to deal with transferring or finding a hanger claw as your bike does not have a brazed-on RD...
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By nlerner

And lower that seat a bit, too. Proportions are...

And lower that seat a bit, too. Proportions are all off with it jacked up so high.
08-02-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 666
Posted By nlerner

Sutherland’s 6th ed is available online:...

Sutherland’s 6th ed is available online: https://www.scribd.com/doc/45037747/Sutherland-s-Handbook-for-Bicycle-Mechanics-6th-Edition
08-02-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By nlerner

I use Flickr to host pics, but find that...

I use Flickr to host pics, but find that Instagram is more useful for following various bike-related folks. Lots post in both platforms, including Brian Chapman.
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