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11-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By RoLo50312

Many thanks to all who replied! I wanted to offer...

Many thanks to all who replied! I wanted to offer individualized thanks and reactions but then got a notice yesterday saying I could only comment five times in one day so I had to wait until today to...
11-10-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Paul J

This looks like a great bike for your team to...

This looks like a great bike for your team to step up to. It uses a eccentric bottom bracket which is a step up too. Looking forward to you build.
11-09-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By lichtgrau

I like that new frame, especially since it...

I like that new frame, especially since it perfectly fulfills the basic need of your stoker for a good standover. Interesting design with the additional set of stays to deal with the rear seat...
11-01-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 596,696
Posted By Goosecheck

Before and After Pug

Pug Rehab (or How to Turn $20 into a $300 spend)This is the before, during, and after of an unscheduled 30 day build. $20 CL purchase intended only to scavenge a few parts (butterfly wheelnuts and...
11-01-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,014
Posted By CliffordK

Llewellyn Custom Handlebar Stem...

Llewellyn Custom Handlebar Stem (http://www.llewellynbikes.com/handlebar_stem.html)

http://www.llewellynbikes.com/images/images2011/FrameParts/twocolorstem1.jpg
10-29-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,304
Posted By Clyde1820

I've been impressed with the Continental Tour...

I've been impressed with the Continental Tour Ride (Ride Tour) tires. They're available in many of the same 700c sizes as the Vittoria Randonneur, for roughly similar weights and prices.

Great...
10-27-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13,720
Views: 2,802,571
Posted By smontanaro

I haven't tried these specific half clips. I have...

I haven't tried these specific half clips. I have trimmed plastic toe clips for use on bikes just meant for bopping around. They keep your feet from slipping and assuming you are using single sided...
10-26-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 596,696
Posted By malcala622

^And here I thought I took forever on a 8 month...

^And here I thought I took forever on a 8 month bike build.
10-26-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 2,056,042
Posted By BFisher

Murray Missile, Great job! That looks...

Murray Missile,

Great job! That looks fantastic! I'd ride the hell out of that if I was about six inches taller.

Thanks for sharing.
10-26-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 2,056,042
Posted By mstateglfr

^^^ Pull the vinyl stickers off those HDs and...

^^^
Pull the vinyl stickers off those HDs and itll look even better.

Looks really good though. Strong work saving it and bringing it back from near dead!
10-26-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,431
Posted By TriBiker19

That's really nice! The red/white/black is such a...

That's really nice! The red/white/black is such a 90s aesthetic.
10-24-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,155
Posted By Kapusta

I believe he is mistaken, and I have two working...

I believe he is mistaken, and I have two working bikes using road shifters and MTB RDs to prove it.

In my experience, this is the sort of answer you get from a rep when they don't know why you are...
10-21-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13,720
Views: 2,802,571
Posted By merziac

#2...

#2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) score

Early 70's? PX10, toured out, rusty, Campy Record hubs, 1 flat skewer, 1 curved, Superbe brakes, original HS, Big S...
10-20-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By Essthreetee

I purged my parts stash yesterday...

I was cleaning my garage yesterday and decided that my schools “cycling club” could make better use of my small parts stash than I would. I gathered up most (not quite all) of my parts and extra...
10-16-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,011
Posted By bikemig

Any old bike parked next to a bunch of really...

Any old bike parked next to a bunch of really cool vintage stereo gear is a classic as far as I'm concerned.

Overhaul it, get rid of that fugly stem, buy some new tires, and ride the heck out of...
10-16-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,011
Posted By roadbikeChris

Good answer maybe I should have said vintage? LOL

Good answer maybe I should have said vintage? LOL
10-16-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,011
Posted By KonAaron Snake

If it’s classic to you, that’s all that matters....

If it’s classic to you, that’s all that matters. To
most? Probably not.
10-16-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,011
Posted By roadbikeChris

Is This Classic/vintage? ~My latest acquisition

Fuji Tahoe of unknown age. 18 speed Cro-moly tubing bought for $30 having sat for years, tires in great shape with some rust here and there. Just looking for an option from my road bike as I get back...
10-14-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 163,985
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: My kitten, Latte, that adopted me has...

:foo:
My kitten, Latte, that adopted me has been going in and out to the back porch.

A couple of days ago I took her out front, set her down, let her loose, then I got distracted. When I went...
10-12-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 916
Posted By sjanzeir

Guess What?

Those old tubes have been holding air for about 12 hours!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2019_10_12_14_15_26_b29db6233bfc7abab7357f85b3e0b8944b772fe5.jpg...
10-11-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By rjhammett

Anyone Recognize This Bike?

For some reason I am intrigued by this bike that I am considering buying. Maybe it is the color or the chrome. I am guessing that it weighs a ton. The seller doesn't know the brand. Are there any...
10-09-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By madpogue

Found a nice pic of several Haack's head badges...

Found a nice pic of several Haack's head badges on the CABE - https://thecabe.com/forum/threads/haack%E2%80%99s-badge-collection.156679/

Aaaannnddd, look what popped up this morning on the local...
10-08-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,770
Posted By mech986

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8C-uPUHbZo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8C-uPUHbZo
10-08-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By TXsailor

They were reasonable.A few quick...

They were reasonable.A few quick...
10-07-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 18,027
Views: 2,852,935
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ Or just truth in advertising....

^^^^^ Or just truth in advertising....
10-05-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By jjhabbs

Beautiful 78 Schwinn Volare Bike porn

Hey guys,
Check out this youtube video. Its a new bike in the collection and finally got around to doing a video on it.
78 schwinn volare.. Almost new condition other than the rubber.
...
10-05-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,431
Posted By Namnad510

Wow, looks awesome. I have a 87 pink and yellow...

Wow, looks awesome. I have a 87 pink and yellow Ironman and I’m browsing for ideas of what to do with it. This is inspiring.
10-04-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 13,720
Views: 2,802,571
Posted By thumpism

Found at the curb yesterday after lunch at my...

Found at the curb yesterday after lunch at my bro-in-law's place. Left and drove around the corner and there it was, looking very forlorn and leaning against a tree at the verge. Nobody home but a...
10-01-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By ryansu

It was like they cut a scene because we went from...

It was like they cut a scene because we went from Rich kid taking the girl home with the folks after winning the big race to him setting up a rental for the Girl and her original beau and then...
10-01-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By 52telecaster

I enjoyed it immensely, my gf thinks im crazy...

I enjoyed it immensely, my gf thinks im crazy when i watch this stuff. Of course she likes Japanese horror so there u go.
09-30-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By bironi

Thanks. A fun watch. Byron

Thanks.
A fun watch.
Byron
09-30-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By uncle uncle

I could use about 50 more of these old British...

I could use about 50 more of these old British bicycle-centric movies.... and if history is to be believed, and the bicycle was so loved by the Brits around the WWII time frame, one would expect...
09-30-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By T-Mar

In Canada and the UK, Honor Blackman was better...

In Canada and the UK, Honor Blackman was better known for her earlier role of Cathy Gale, John's Steed's first female partner in The Avengers television series.

Diana Dors who played the 'tart'...
09-30-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,431
Posted By ryansu

I think red bar tape would look slick with those...

I think red bar tape would look slick with those wheels and agree red cable housing might be a bit over the top or you could go black bar tape and red housing. Looking sweet
09-30-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive...

I know its not a BF'er yard because the drive sides are facing in.
09-30-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’m going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner...

I’m going as Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner this year, because if there’s one thing I love, it’s explaining a costume to people who don’t actually care.
09-30-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Neither C, nor V, but definitely a must see

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1720x2000/10966682_bfef_4570_b4bd_cdcb38fcbdf3_d3596d2fb566e6966af35b083a761a4aedbfacf1.jpeg
My lady friend sent me this photo, and I thought...
09-29-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 441
Posted By Kent T

Which don't fit abnormal me. I am shortish,...

Which don't fit abnormal me. I am shortish, slightly more legs than arms. And I'm off centered too.
09-29-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,071
Posted By ryansu

Nicely done sir, I have sold 5 bikes this summer...

Nicely done sir, I have sold 5 bikes this summer and am a week into having a 6th on CL and I just listed it on FB too to cover my bases. A couple more side projects to clear up and I will be down to...
09-29-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,298
Posted By top506

The outer ring is Viscount, the two inner rings...

The outer ring is Viscount, the two inner rings are Lambert, and the crank itself and BB are Nevar. You use one of these after you remove the old BB cups:
...
09-29-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,313
Posted By randyjawa

Based on my limited experience with mountain...

Based on my limited experience with mountain bikes, my feeling is that you do not have to have the best of the best. Though certainly nothing fancy, this old Rocky Mountain Cardiac is a treat to ride...
09-28-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,313
Posted By Classtime

Look, wait, be patient, and get a pair of Schwinn...

Look, wait, be patient, and get a pair of Schwinn Cimarron. I have one that fits me and for your planned use, they would be perfect. Mine is an 85 friction. If you want index...? Maybe their is one....
09-28-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,313
Posted By TXsailor

My High Sierra has 175 crank arms which could be...

My High Sierra has 175 crank arms which could be the reason hers makes her knees come up too far if it does too.
09-28-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,431
Posted By ryansu

Looks good so far sir!

Looks good so far sir!
09-28-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13,720
Views: 2,802,571
Posted By ryansu

Now why would I pay $75 for an entry level Takara...

Now why would I pay $75 for an entry level Takara in this softening market? Well I am hunting a 700c wheelset to equip the sweet 89 Allez that tricky was nice enough to give me a deal on, the caveat...
09-28-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By JohnDThompson

Britain was in pretty rough shape for years after...

Britain was in pretty rough shape for years after WWII; rationing of food and raw materials continued well into the 1950s. I remember my aunt and uncle in Falmouth being really excited to finally get...
09-27-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By gugie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x605/7bu35s9acb711_ad8518c9cb9059c19aa6f81e120f9756da9216e2.png
09-27-19, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By Lemond1985

They had a total bike-based economy back then,...

They had a total bike-based economy back then, their lives practically revolved around them, a lot like when i was a kid. Now I know why the old Raleighs are so nice, Brits really treasured their...
09-27-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By 52telecaster

Great movie until the end. Then its ridiculous....

Great movie until the end. Then its ridiculous. Killer bikes though.
09-27-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By gugie

That Continental cable going into the top tube,...

That Continental cable going into the top tube, that's proper looking.
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