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11-20-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 67,372
Posted By curbtender

That's the phone message I get when my neighbor...

That's the phone message I get when my neighbor restocks his refrigerator in his shed...
11-18-19, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By Jeff Wills

This old thread has pictures of this type crank. ...

This old thread has pictures of this type crank. You should be able to figure out how to disassemble it.
...
11-18-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 126
Posted By clubman

A bike that can't be serviced isn't worth riding...

A bike that can't be serviced isn't worth riding for long so go for it. I'd measure the width of the cotter to make sure it's a standard available size, maybe 9.5 mm. Remove it carefully in case you...
11-18-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 482
Posted By BillyD

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole...

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole forest instead of just the few trees right in front of you. These forums are first and foremost discussion forums, NOT a marketplace. For the...
11-16-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 648
Posted By fullergarrett

I ordered the Schwalbe Marathons. It took a...

I ordered the Schwalbe Marathons. It took a little bit longer since Amazon sent me the wrong tire size (sent me a 700c size, but someone at some point put a “26x2.0” inventory sticker on it.) So...
11-16-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By BFisher

Here is my folder: ...

Here is my folder:
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I rewired it from the generator to the contact at the...
11-08-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 67,372
Posted By rustystrings61

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe...

Toe strap buttons! They go on the end of the toe strap to make it just a bit easier to snag when cinching them down on the fly. On fixed-gears, especially, they're awesome.

Of course, if you...
10-31-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 66,345
Posted By Fredr500

Here are my 2 new Rolls ...

Here are my 2 new Rolls

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The 2 Roll Elites that now live in my garage.
10-23-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,976
Posted By Papa Ado

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided...

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided with a revamp of our model lineup including new model names (i.e. Z72 to Z8 for 8 speed) and atrophy of some less popular models. The problem with our...
10-20-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,007
Posted By verktyg

Simplex Maxi Prestige Long Arm Derailleur

au contraire mon frere

Alpine Gearing found on most non racing bike boom models had 14-28T 5sp FWs with 52-42T, 52-40T or 52-36T cranks. The standard Simplex Prestige RDs could usually handle...
10-20-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,302
Posted By thumpism

I'm kinda partial to my own K-Mart triple, as I...

I'm kinda partial to my own K-Mart triple, as I call it; a Fuji-branded Sugino Maxy II double crank with a SunTour 22T freewheel cog bolted up....
10-20-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,461
Views: 2,229,950
Posted By jbchybridrider

89 Sakae Litage ...

89 Sakae Litage

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10-17-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,124
Posted By northbend

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a...

Check out the straddle cable hanger made from a chain link
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48916353227_37bbfa8dd2_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hwz6At)
cable straddle made from chain link...
10-14-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,070
Posted By tgenec86

Rescued 1972 Peugeot PX10!

When I started posting here, I described in the Newbie thread about the little gold mine I hit. I was shopping in a dingy antique mall - more of a junk shop really, but came across a bike that...
10-13-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,929
Posted By Bryan C.

How about a 1000 mile review that nobody asked...

How about a 1000 mile review that nobody asked for? :D Sure, why not.

This bike was supposed to be a budget friendly all around city bike. As from earlier posts you can see I decided to give it...
10-13-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,758
Posted By cuda2k

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server...

Looking into it! Hopefully it's just a server glitch that my hosting service needs to resolve. I have been looking to move hosting service, this might just be the push I needed.
10-13-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 770
Posted By Sandstrom

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired...

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired and de-crustified :D

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x621/s_l1600_3__668220886631da2aeea7f1e51db8647fafd97c6c.jpg...
10-11-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 778
Posted By zacster

No, I find it easier. You learn quickly that it...

No, I find it easier. You learn quickly that it only takes a touch to get to the next gear in either direction. I find with wider spacer you need to jockey it around a lot more to kill the noise....
10-10-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By non-fixie

For mrs non-fixie's Méral this was more or less...

For mrs non-fixie's Méral this was more or less its maiden trip. The frame is light and stiff, the SunTour Vx's shifting action got high praise but the brake lever reach was a bit too much (but...
10-08-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,353
Posted By WGB

The nice thing about posting here is all the good...

The nice thing about posting here is all the good ideas and good advice.

The awkward part is that when you F-up (like I did) you have to publicly admit it what you did, so here I go.

It seems...
10-04-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By abshipp

It sure did! I'm still not used to how early...

It sure did!

I'm still not used to how early the sun is setting, so I ended up getting a few night miles in last night. And I think it's time to put away the summer cycling shoes, my feet got so...
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, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 1,341,964
Posted By non-fixie

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany...

Mrs non-fixie and I are riding around Tuscany this week, "training" for L'Eroica.

Love this area, the Crete Sinesi. Rougher than the Chianti, but very beautiful.
...
09-27-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By JoeTBM

Qmavam - a big shout out to you. You are a...

Qmavam - a big shout out to you.

You are a stand-up guy. I truly hope the part I sent you helped you and was were able to resolve the issue with the rear DER.

Thank you for the donation to my...
09-27-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,833
Posted By squintz

Hi guys - Quick update. When I approached...

Hi guys - Quick update.


When I approached the owner, I did so first noting the obvious...incorrect rotor and brakes put back on the bike (ultegra rather than dura-ace oem). He agreed that this...
09-27-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 177,673
Posted By Bob4southern

Two bike friendly neighbors stopped by while I...

Two bike friendly neighbors stopped by while I was poking around and one suggested checking the spokes for tightness.

Sure enough, one was loose...a few turns of his spoke wrench and the creak was...
09-26-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,314
Posted By noglider

I like to participate in some other sections of...

I like to participate in some other sections of bikeforums, but there is a different culture in each section. None is as nice as it is here. We have a holistic view of cycling, as well.
09-26-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 76,464
Posted By Korina

My new (to me) bike, fresh out of the box. It...

My new (to me) bike, fresh out of the box. It still has that eBay smell.

It needs some work, but it'll make a nice tourer.
...
09-25-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,314
Posted By since6

We spend so much time detached. You look at...

We spend so much time detached.

You look at a cell phone dozens to hundreds of times a day, but miss the sky, the sunset, the seasons changing.

You take your family and/or loved one out to...
09-25-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,255
Posted By nomadmax

I hesitate to add this as I'm far from an expert...

I hesitate to add this as I'm far from an expert and cycling techniques vary from rider to rider. If it works for you then it's right; despite the next guy saying "you're doing it wrong". All that...
09-24-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,819
Posted By Pogliaghi

Mid 1960s Pogliaghi...

Mid 1960s Pogliaghi Pista.https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1134x1512/p1050035_297db84e6e27a50462ab9077c832c4588fb6b72c.jpg

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09-23-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,609
Posted By RefRick

I finished my first build this weekend using a...

I finished my first build this weekend using a 1994 Cannondale H400 frame which belonged to my father in law. I stayed true to the original style of the bike, however I installed new components...
09-19-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By TakingMyTime

Cool The evolution of my 2014 Trek 7.4 FX

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Some of the changes were done out of necessity, others were for improved...
09-19-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,509
Posted By rumrunn6

no, sorry I was referring to the sequence of...

no, sorry I was referring to the sequence of events. so first I do that by visiting various dealers & private car sales, etc. to determine what I want. THEN I shop for the best dealer/deal for what I...
08-28-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,707
Posted By Alzerbster

I have a Cannondale adventure that has a...

I have a Cannondale adventure that has a monoshock and adjustable handlebars. When I have the bars forward, like many of the hybrids have. The longer rides are definitely not as comfortable as having...
08-18-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 611,127
Posted By drb372

Finally have enough posts to put up pictures of...

Finally have enough posts to put up pictures of my 2019 DS3. These were taken on a ride today on a local trail.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48570853091_b66e5c1313_z.jpg...
08-13-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 865
Views: 177,673
Posted By DougG

I bought my Crosstrail Comp Disc (highest-end...

I bought my Crosstrail Comp Disc (highest-end model at the time) in January 2013 when the line was introduced and it continues to serve me well on the type of riding it's intended for. In addition to...
08-01-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,410
Posted By YankeeRider

Hi Muski3 - I like it just fine:-). It is...

Hi Muski3 - I like it just fine:-). It is definitely a lot more comfortable for me to ride with the more upright riding position both in terms of my hands and wrists and not having my neck cranked...
07-28-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 476,464
Posted By Jac of Hearts

Adventures on the NC Outer Banks

Went to the Outer Banks on the North Carolina coast last week glamping and got in some great rides.

We stayed on the southern end of Hatteras Island in Frisco which is close to the Cape Hatteras...
07-10-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 24,930
Posted By Spaghetti

Beautiful bike.

Beautiful bike.
07-04-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,955
Views: 476,464
Posted By dueWest

Basically was able to determine from bike fitting...

Basically was able to determine from bike fitting sessions the pain was only under full flexion right at the top of the stroke. I have misalignment issues in both my left hip and foot, along with a...
07-02-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,937
Posted By Helderberg

Before you cut the bar or spend money on lock on...

Before you cut the bar or spend money on lock on grips why not use the brake lock rings as a stop point? Slide the grips out to the outermost placement move your brake rings out to touch as a stop...
06-07-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By travbikeman

It's being slowly resurfaced to be more like the...

It's being slowly resurfaced to be more like the GAP. Which is a more fine mixture of stones. Although, the area through Brunswick is now blacktop paved, and heard will be extended to Harpers Ferry....
05-17-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By rumrunn6

what do you plan on riding thru? ...

what do you plan on riding thru?

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don't forget "wake" meaning...
08-01-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,161
Posted By juvela

Hello leifaha, Welcome to Classic & Vintage....

Hello leifaha,

Welcome to Classic & Vintage.

This is a Thompson-Simplex type of bottom bracket assembly where threads in the bottom bracket shell are not used.

It is likely manufactured by...
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