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08-06-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 674,093
Posted By JimR56

Me on my 13th birthday, 1969. I know, I know,...

Me on my 13th birthday, 1969. I know, I know, just squint! I managed to get these images from the original slides, using the camera on my Mac. Maybe I'll find a better way to digitize them soon. ...
08-05-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,265
Views: 674,093
Posted By gaucho777

DHPflaumer, That Brian Chapman is a talented guy....

DHPflaumer, That Brian Chapman is a talented guy. Builds great bikes and takes excellent photos! :thumb:
07-30-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 717
Posted By scarlson

I put it all together with some proper tires...

I put it all together with some proper tires (Pari-Moto 650x42) and re-ran the dynamo wire through the fender lips and inside the internal frame conduit, as the original dynamo wire had been cut off....
07-26-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By MikeyMK

Nice, that's quite an adaption! I made one...

Nice, that's quite an adaption!

I made one out of a Campag shifter for a workmate when he retired..
...
07-26-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By BlazingPedals

That's cottered! Will that even fit a modern beer...

That's cottered! Will that even fit a modern beer bottle? lol (Nice work, BTW)
07-26-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By jideta

I'd buy one! My brother collects bottle openers....

I'd buy one! My brother collects bottle openers.

Trade you for a some key chains:
...
07-26-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 624
Posted By All Terrain

crank arm bottle opener

I found a use for all the old cranks laying around. I'm gonna make them into bottle openers for my bike...
07-21-19, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 485
Posted By noobinsf

Vintage tools from local classifieds

Scanning Nextdoor on Friday afternoon, I came across an ad for vintage tools, including a truing stand, lots of freewheel removers, lots of cone wrenches, headset press, nipple driver, etc. Toolbox...
07-17-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,129
Posted By hazetguy

When this first transpired, why didn't you just...

When this first transpired, why didn't you just return some of the buyer's money to cover the value assigned to the Roo? No way I would have "substituted" a "greater value" bike that I wanted to...
07-14-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Rick

MKS Lambda Pedals. Item Specifications ...

MKS Lambda Pedals.

Item Specifications

Weight: 420g
Intended Use: Road
Material: Aluminum
Material (Spindle): Chromoly
Pedal Type:...
07-14-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,035
Posted By shelbyfv

You should be able to carry plenty of food but...

You should be able to carry plenty of food but you may very well need one water refill during the final 68. One option would be to scout for a church or public building with an outside faucet. A...
07-08-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,622
Posted By 79pmooney

Ever replace a bike due to mileage/use?

Yes. A ~1990 sport Peugeot I bought for $20 that had been hit hard by an SUV. (Trashed fork. Dented top tube. Both chainstays cracked and about to break. Rode it fix gear 8,000 miles but stayed...
07-06-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,092
Posted By Fahrenheit531

My protection is not doing stuff like that. The...

My protection is not doing stuff like that. The phone itself goes naked unless it may rain, in which case it gets a snack-size ziplock bag.
07-05-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,234
Posted By GeoffroyFromLux

After stripping the paint ...

After stripping the paint

https://nsa40.casimages.com/img/2019/05/25/190525125819115559.jpg (https://www.casimages.com/i/190525125819115559.jpg.html)

Then anti rust coating
...
07-01-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,824
Posted By Caliper

I for one like colors coming back. This stupid...

I for one like colors coming back. This stupid all-black thing has gotta end.
07-01-19, 01:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,824
Posted By MikeyMK

Why would i wear different clothes when i ride a...

Why would i wear different clothes when i ride a bike?
06-25-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By retrodude

1990 Bianchi Sika Rescue

I've always had a soft spot for celeste green Bianchi's. A friend of mine bought a celeste green road bike in the late 80s c/w super record and Gipiemme parts, it helped get me hooked on cycling and...
06-23-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,949
Posted By thinktubes

There are several thousand better (and easier)...

There are several thousand better (and easier) ways to make money than flipping stuff.
06-23-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By the sci guy

It's done! 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer rebuild

Big thanks to everyone here that helped me with info & input 2+ years ago when I first got my hands on the frame, and the last few months once I finally was able to start the restoration process. It...
06-22-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14,031
Views: 1,262,587
Posted By jimmuller

Wow, some great riding, great pics!:thumb: ...

Wow, some great riding, great pics!:thumb:

My sweetie and I took the tandem out for 38.2 miles today. The weather was trending to warm but dry so the riding was great.

One goal was to ride the...
06-22-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Maelochs

Just do 45 miles ... then turn around and ride...

Just do 45 miles ... then turn around and ride home. Don't do the last 17.
06-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,769
Posted By Kedosto

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the...

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the outside, over the bibs. :roflmao2:


-Kedosto
*fashion statement*
06-22-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By canklecat

If you can do 45 miles, you'll be fine on the...

If you can do 45 miles, you'll be fine on the 100k. The buzz of a group ride will energize you and distract from the discomfort on longer rides.

Beyond 20 continuous miles at a sustainable pace,...
06-21-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,696
Posted By jade408

Head badge sneak peek!

Build is in progress. Its the Oakland tree on my head badge!
...
06-21-19, 01:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,982
Posted By Bad Lag

Why bother at all? I'm still riding the same...

Why bother at all?

I'm still riding the same bike I put together 45 years ago. I still love it.

Find one you like and stick with it.
06-20-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,677
Posted By tiger1964

I figure I'll feel that way the first time I try...

I figure I'll feel that way the first time I try working on indexed shifters. :50:
06-20-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,302
Posted By mixteup

If you really don't want to keep it - Donate it...

If you really don't want to keep it - Donate it to a co-op, if there's one nearby.
06-19-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By cudak888

Panasonic and Miyata. You need to pick up...

Panasonic and Miyata.

You need to pick up this book: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1173506-japanese-steel-classic-bicycle-design-japan-2.html

-Kurt
06-18-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,696
Posted By jade408

I got the MKS lambdas! Had them on my last bike...

I got the MKS lambdas! Had them on my last bike and loved them. So good will all shoes, even my unsupportive soft soled ones. :)
06-17-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,002
Posted By veganbikes

Has anyone ever had a truly good gas station...

Has anyone ever had a truly good gas station burrito under 50 that doesn't give you firehole?
06-17-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,469
Posted By fietsbob

MKS 'Dutch' 3000R (reflector) rubber block...

MKS 'Dutch' 3000R (reflector) rubber block pedals are fully servivable , and so you can pull them apart
add more grease re adjust the bearings and they should be good enough
to be inherited by...
06-17-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By AlmostTrick

The Placebo Effect in Action

I installed my new, lightweight wheel set yesterday. This morning about 6 miles into my 12 mile commute, I glance at my computer and noticed my average speed was up a bit. “Wow, these new wheels...
06-16-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,002
Posted By AlmostTrick

My first new road bike was also a Raleigh Record!...

My first new road bike was also a Raleigh Record! But mine didn't suck. My friend had a Schwinn Varsity that cost about the same, but was about 10(!) pounds heavier. For the record, (no pun intended)...
06-16-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 106,077
Posted By ryansu

Walked by this Vintage inspired Riv Homer Hilsen...

Walked by this Vintage inspired Riv Homer Hilsen the other day at my local Coffee shop, always liked those but I can get a whole fleet of C&V for the cost of the frame:D I did test ride its little...
06-16-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,867
Posted By livedarklions

They don't belong on the urban MUP either. The...

They don't belong on the urban MUP either. The bright strobing just makes you and the people around you harder to see.
06-16-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,377
Posted By Miele Man

There's a shop here in town that I frequent for...

There's a shop here in town that I frequent for parts or accessories. They volunteer free minor repairs or adjustments on some organized tours/rides. This past weekend I discovered that my front tire...
06-16-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,867
Posted By Rick

If you are talking about any kind of flashing...

If you are talking about any kind of flashing light after dark I agree they are a hazard. They are actually illegal in some states after dark.
06-16-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,867
Posted By TimothyH

Using Strobes on the Trail

Please don't turn this into a complain thread.

I'd simply like to ask those of you who use high powered strobe lights on the rail trails to please stop.

I'm not talking about crowded,...
06-16-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,283
Posted By lostarchitect

You mean like these?...

You mean like these? (https://www.pocsports.com/us/products/omne-air-spin/10721.html?dwvar_10721_color=Sulphite%20Yellow)

I actually think they are some of the best looking helmets out there. To...
06-13-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,039
Posted By jideta

And then... to match my awesome valve stem...

And then...

to match my awesome valve stem caps, I had to get these:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1340x2000/dsc_1396_5b619959a3f28a1bdbfe150709852bbc6b9f5112.jpg

...
06-11-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 451
Posted By dsbrantjr

I have '720s on two of my bikes and am very...

I have '720s on two of my bikes and am very satisfied with them. Instead of link wires I use straddle cables and Problem Solvers Wide Cable Carriers; extra points for using fork crown mount cable...
06-11-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,630
Posted By Mr_Asifi

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dca2567f_da7b_4921_9eb2_6580e6b31726_e8400c08f42005897e0ff32f818186fc5767566c.jpeg...
06-11-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,377
Posted By DrIsotope

In my mind, a bike shop isn't your "LBS" unless...

In my mind, a bike shop isn't your "LBS" unless it's a place you actually want to go. It's much more about rapport than it is about proximity. There are several shops physically closer to me than my...
06-11-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,695
Posted By MikeyMK

Im happy with my rat traps. They look 40yrs old...

Im happy with my rat traps. They look 40yrs old but are all alloy with cro-mo axles, nice and light - teeth like a shark but I've never slipped off.
06-10-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,972
Posted By hatrabbit

Ask and Ye shall receive...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1152x864/img_20190610_172023_a4f1198d53152f4fb254489ab051817168af9518.jpg...
06-10-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,859
Posted By jamesdak

The Paletti is built!!!

So, it's finally done. Built up with a nice used Chorus 9 Speed setup and currently using some Velomine handbuilt wheels. I'd like to find some really shiny tubulars for it down the road. As built...
06-10-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Wilfred Laurier

$50 on new pedals but not $5 on grease? ...

$50 on new pedals but not $5 on grease?

Penny wise; pound foolish.
06-10-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,002
Posted By Bandera

I'd just I'd blow it on hookers and dope like all...

I'd just I'd blow it on hookers and dope like all of the other self-righteous hypocrites do. :twitchy:

-Bandera
06-10-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,002
Posted By indyfabz

^^judgmental much?^^

^^judgmental much?^^
06-10-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,695
Posted By wgscott

Mine have additional functionality:

Mine have additional functionality:
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