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08-09-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By branko_76

here's an example of what it can do to a an old...

here's an example of what it can do to a an old beat-up crankset.... First I use fine grit emery cloth to remove any deep scratches and gouges, next ShopSmith with soft wire wheel at slow speed, then...
08-09-20, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By branko_76

My 1950's era ShopSmith no longer does any...

My 1950's era ShopSmith no longer does any woodworking duties so it is now my dedicated bike part cleaner/polisher....
...
08-09-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By bikemig

Old books and tools

I taught myself how to work on bikes when I was in high school. My Dad bought me a Nishiki 10 speed to ride to high school complete with turkey levers and rat trap pedals. I decided to rebuild it. It...
08-09-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By branko_76

no shop is complete without a sturdy VISE.... ...

no shop is complete without a sturdy VISE....

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_4990_1e15d666dcb53ea2325764147cb28680028df17b.jpg
08-09-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Var 3rd Hand might be my only really vintage...

The Var 3rd Hand might be my only really vintage tool, although I've been accumulating bike tools since the mid 70's. I've had the spring versions of 3rd hands, but the Var tool just works so much...
08-09-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By Petit Breton

hello from Argentina. There are some tools that...

hello from Argentina. There are some tools that are no longer available and from my point of view they are essential to repair and restore. I upload some photos to see what they think. Thank you...
08-09-20, 07:23 AM
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Views: 459
Posted By JohnDThompson

A couple oldies:

A couple oldies:
08-09-20, 07:06 AM
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Views: 459
Posted By mechanicmatt

I like this! I have an old Park version of the...

I like this! I have an old Park version of the tool, and have warped some parts of it from this same activity. Seems so logical to do what you are doing here with the clamp.
08-09-20, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 459
Posted By merziac

This tool has been with me for 45 years, still...

This tool has been with me for 45 years, still does exactly what its supposed too.

Its all about leverage. ;)

...
08-06-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 15,843
Views: 1,634,153
Posted By rccardr

43 miler through Virginia hunt country on the...

43 miler through Virginia hunt country on the Richard Sachs with a few friends. Gorgeous day, not too hot after the storm came through the night before.
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08-05-20, 08:24 PM
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Posted By ascherer

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding....

About 30 miles of Maine coastal peninsula riding. Ten degrees cooler than its been, a great day on rolling hills.
...
08-03-20, 04:40 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded...

Got a nice vintage white Specialiazed branded saddle off a salvage bike yesterday been looking for one on the cheap for a while for the 89 Hardrock looks and feels great n the bike. So I took it for...
08-02-20, 06:41 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Took a trip through the Oakland hills to Castro...

Took a trip through the Oakland hills to Castro Valley. Went offroad a couple of times to check out old haunts. The Big Beezer, Redwood, hill climb is back to its natural state(no pic)...
07-30-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By gear64

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've...

The stalking comment is crazy. The few sites I've done mapping from all have public/private settings and I would say encourage public posting. I enjoy seeing what variations others do, and I post...
07-30-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By njkayaker

Talking about searching for routes as "stalking"...

Talking about searching for routes as "stalking" is silly.

Searching for routes on Ridewithgps is a normal thing to do and one of the benefits of the site.


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07-30-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By aluminummonster

A Rare Deal in COVID Times

It's no doubt COVID has jacked up local second hand prices, especially in Madison where C&V bikes are usually a priced a bit high.

However, I saw a pic of a tire on FB marketplace with the...
07-30-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By shelbyfv

On the menu bar across the top of the RWGPS page...

On the menu bar across the top of the RWGPS page there is "Find." That should be what you are looking for. Never thought of it as stalking, they seem to encourage it.:foo:
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07-30-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By unterhausen

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function...

It's not stalking. RWGPS has a search function that should get you started
07-29-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,290
Posted By Smokinapankake

Suntour XC Pro thumbies are my number one...

Suntour XC Pro thumbies are my number one favorite shifters of all time! Very nice bike you have there. I love early 90s MTBs...
07-28-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,267
Posted By bikingshearer

It wouldn't be July in the Berkeley hills without...

It wouldn't be July in the Berkeley hills without breezy, overcast, somewhat chilly weather . . . and goats. Nature's little lawnmowers, gainfully employed every summer decreasing fire fuel. They are...
07-28-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,461
Posted By MarkusT

Here's my 90' Alpina Sport with white splatter...

Here's my 90' Alpina Sport with white splatter paint.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1620x1080/dsc_0162_2_8361fc4a2979d6ddbfd792bc25239b0aaf533d55.jpg
07-28-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By The Golden Boy

It's like at the dog park- you know all the dogs'...

It's like at the dog park- you know all the dogs' names, you recognize the owners- but you don't remember their names...

You remember the bike- you vaguely know who's bike it is... :D
07-27-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

It's because I'm actually busy, not just sitting...

It's because I'm actually busy, not just sitting at the desk waiting for business to walk in the door. Catching up on 15+ years of unfinished home projects and maintenance on a few rental properties...
07-27-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,290
Posted By sheddle

That paint job would drive me nuts if I had to...

That paint job would drive me nuts if I had to check that frame for cracks, lol
07-27-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,290
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Very cool, nicely done!

Very cool, nicely done!
07-26-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By gugie

Mine are 17, but I do remember. I'm amazed you...

Mine are 17, but I do remember. I'm amazed you actually have time to ride! Most of my cycling was like this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNLIiOp9gXs
07-26-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By Narhay

Mine are 4 and a half so I know exactly what you...

Mine are 4 and a half so I know exactly what you mean.
07-26-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By bikemike73

That bike looks in VERY good shape. You...

That bike looks in VERY good shape.

You cannot win them all !

I am sure....like myself......you are way ahead in the game :) :)

Life is short....enjoy .....................
07-26-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 515
Posted By malcala622

You didnt buy it? You need help sir. We're...

You didnt buy it?

You need help sir. We're here for you.
07-24-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 819
Views: 81,267
Posted By iab

While my birding skills are clearly questionable,...

While my birding skills are clearly questionable, I do know the little red arrow is pointing to a bald eagle that fortuitously flew into the shot of an empty road ahead.
...
07-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 518
Posted By SpeedofLite

Aww man, thanks for the love! Much appreciated,...

Aww man, thanks for the love! Much appreciated, as always.
I've been learning a lot from the articles and from everyone's comments, and I've taken some fun trips down nostalgia lane as well.
I'm...
07-10-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,724
Posted By MaxDB

Hi guys, hope everyone is doing fine and riding...

Hi guys, hope everyone is doing fine and riding bikes...

Again I've spent a lot of time working on the bike, had to replace an axle on the maillard rear hub of the Mavic GP4 rims, apparently...
07-08-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 431,884
Posted By sheddle

I don't know if it's the frame, the tires (old...

I don't know if it's the frame, the tires (old but good condition GP3000s), the Benotto tape, or the setup to have as little tire clearance as possible but this thing (the Univega Competizione) just...
07-07-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,624
Posted By polymorphself

Bookmark this comment and revisit in two months...

Bookmark this comment and revisit in two months :roflmao2:
06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,588
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-20-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,321
Posted By Mr. 66

Sometimes I forget I'm a highly trained graphic...

Sometimes I forget I'm a highly trained graphic artist with a lithographic background. The masking above and below is the kind of hand work I used to do everyday.

Reverse masking the details is...
06-18-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By Charles Wahl

The fork crown ought to be distinctive enough for...

The fork crown ought to be distinctive enough for someone to identify the source for that. Long point lugs suggest 70s to me. WAG: Italvega?
06-18-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By billytwosheds

Why would I want more competition in the C&V for...

Why would I want more competition in the C&V for sale section?

:D

In all seriousness I send friends links to helpful threads (for obscure bikes they owned back in the day) or to deal with...
06-17-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By lorenzo_de_leon

Huh...Suntour Accushift works with Dura Ace RD (7402)

Nothing earth-shattering here, I was just honestly surprised at how well a Suntour Accushift 7 speed downtube shifter worked with a Dura Ace RD (7402). The cassette is a modern Sunrace. A Shimano...
06-17-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,478
Posted By Karl T

Nice paint job, Dublin colours... 😉

Nice paint job, Dublin colours... 😉
06-17-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,220
Posted By delbiker1

Too broad of a question. If you want to go period...

Too broad of a question. If you want to go period correct, model original correct, the hardest 3 steps, IMO, are: finding the components/parts that are needed, paying for the items plus shipping, and...
06-17-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,321
Posted By steelbikeguy

A few quick measurements... 1. the black...

A few quick measurements...

1. the black section is 7 5/16" long
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50016771087_f69d219108_c_d.jpg

2. the lower yellow section is about 49mm long....
06-16-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,546
Posted By Wildwood

There are too many people to multi-quote. ...

There are too many people to multi-quote.

YOU ENABLERS MADE ME DO IT !!!

Will post the seller’s pics.***
Saving my more detailed pics for another thread.

I bid over $400 for this frame and...
06-16-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,385
Views: 431,884
Posted By casanewt

Landed a 1986 Gran Rally tonight. Nice to have a...

Landed a 1986 Gran Rally tonight. Nice to have a 'vega back in my garage. It was worth the 2 hour round trip for sure. Almost entirely original except for the seat and the pedals.

...
06-16-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 780
Posted By bark_eater

How about a taller 100mm stem? Start with with...

How about a taller 100mm stem? Start with with the bars at seat height and and work your way down.
06-16-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By andrewclaus

We English speakers love combining words, that's...

We English speakers love combining words, that's all. Smog, Brexit, brunch, motel, Medicare, paratrooper are examples. They're called portmanteaus.
06-15-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,290
Posted By bOsscO

I dig it, and may end up building something...

I dig it, and may end up building something similar.
06-15-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,728
Posted By Dave Mayer

The Specialized hubs were made by Sansin, who...

The Specialized hubs were made by Sansin, who also made hubs for Suntour. Good stuff. Coincidentally, I've been riding on a Suntour Superbe Pro hub laced to a Mavic GEL 280 rim for the last few...
06-12-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By ctmullins

Fun fact - these work perfectly with Shimano...

Fun fact - these work perfectly with Shimano 7-speed indexing shifters.
06-07-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By billytwosheds

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop...

Like the other thread (about Chris Kvale's shop being looted), posting this kind of political claim without evidence (and in the wrong subforum) is irresponsible.

Please stop.

There are outlets...
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