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08-20-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,313
Posted By verktyg

Chain Stay Dents

nomadmax did you say that the frame is made of Columbus Aelle or regular Columbus (judging from the tubing sticker)?

Most of the Guerciotti frames that we sold back in the 70's were 56cm to 60cm...
08-20-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,313
Posted By nomadmax

Thank you all for the suggestions and help. I...

Thank you all for the suggestions and help. I just got back in from a bike ride where I mulled over my experience with the seller, the overall poor condition (not as described) and the undisclosed...
08-19-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By derekjon

Man it would be cool to get some rack mounts on...

Man it would be cool to get some rack mounts on there at the same time. ..hmmm
08-19-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,313
Posted By cudak888

Pull the BB. Shine a REALLY bright pen-style LED...

Pull the BB. Shine a REALLY bright pen-style LED light into the gap. Do you see light?

If not, build up some non-hardening putty around the "crack" to make a water-tight valley. Fill it with...
08-19-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,119
Posted By BFisher

"What's the danger of cranking up hills on a...

"What's the danger of cranking up hills on a really tall gears?"

Your buddies may get jealous because you're too much man.

Jealousy can be dangerous.
08-19-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,119
Posted By ThermionicScott

One big risk is that it brings out the "you...

One big risk is that it brings out the "you should be spinning!" nanny in cyclists around you. :p

I love standing climbing, personally. As long as your muscles (including your lower back, to...
08-10-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,800
Posted By ollo_ollo

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red...

Actually have several RAS & one is a 12" Red Star, Queen of them all! Don
07-31-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By non-fixie

Beautiful machine. Thanks for posting it!

Beautiful machine. Thanks for posting it!
07-31-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By DHPflaumer

Oh man it's beautiful! Sorry I never got back to...

Oh man it's beautiful! Sorry I never got back to your message, it has been a CRAZY summer so far (I've been out of town every other weekend AND I started a new job a few weeks ago).

Anyway,...
07-30-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By noglider

Plasti-Dip?

Plasti-Dip?
07-30-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By merziac

H**Y CRAP! That is awesome, so cool. :thumb:

H**Y CRAP! That is awesome, so cool. :thumb:
07-30-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, a tinkererís dream. Itís beautiful! Nice...

Wow, a tinkererís dream. Itís beautiful! Nice work getting it rolling again...
07-30-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By JaccoW

That's already a damn nice looking bike! I would...

That's already a damn nice looking bike! I would suggest just leaving the paint and giving it a protective coating or something.

I would suggest keeping an eye on that sidewall dynamo though. Not...
07-29-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,413
Views: 421,364
Posted By natterberry

This should be fun. ...

This should be fun.

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07-26-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,499
Posted By nlerner

I'm resurrecting Andy_K's thread to present...

I'm resurrecting Andy_K's thread to present another Motobecane Grand Record extreme makeover:

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07-25-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,178
Posted By Reynolds 531

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should...

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should never be off of the big ring in the first place....
07-25-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,178
Posted By obrentharris

Tandem rider. Brent

Tandem rider.
Brent
07-25-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,178
Posted By noglider

My wife gets the chainring tattoos on BOTH of her...

My wife gets the chainring tattoos on BOTH of her legs. Neither of us can figure out how.
07-23-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,181
Posted By ksryder

Another pet peeve of technically incorrect usage...

Another pet peeve of technically incorrect usage that seems to have been superseded by common practice:

Referring to the tire width as "c". I.e., 32c tires. It's 700c x 32mm. 32c means nothing. ...
07-21-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,042
Posted By RobbieTunes

Yep, the Campy ones break. "I learnt that up the...

Yep, the Campy ones break. "I learnt that up the same way."
Part of earing your C&V stripes.

I use Sugino and make believe they're Italian. Ends in "o."
07-18-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 899
Posted By robertj298

A big thank you

This place is great. I am 65 years old and up until a couple years ago the only bicycle I'd ever ridden was a single speed with coaster brakes when I was a kid.
I have obtained so much information...
07-18-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,916
Posted By crank_addict

Made in Taiwan by Ace or under the brand...

Made in Taiwan by Ace or under the brand Aceoffix. Without cages, a 'pair' only weigh 140 gm. Titanium axles. Optional are quick release axles -L, R or both. Found on eBay and paid $38 shipped.
07-17-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,168
Posted By merziac

As we have discussed elsewhere at length ad...

As we have discussed elsewhere at length ad nauseum, both of them achieved monster production that by nature was still crude by the quality standards that should have applied even with the demand,...
07-17-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,168
Posted By cudak888

Just leaving some old pictures of horrible...

Just leaving some old pictures of horrible Raleigh craftsmanship in an old thread about horrible Raleigh craftsmanship.

...
07-17-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By unterhausen

I'm pretty sure that BITD, many companies...

I'm pretty sure that BITD, many companies considered the lug to be the joint, and just got enough tube into the lug so that it would hold together. There are plenty of pictures people have taken of...
07-17-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By cudak888

I've never worked on any of the old W-series, but...

I've never worked on any of the old W-series, but judging from your description, that sounds like the UCA pivot bolt installation, am I right? Sounds like fun...not :roflmao:

It reminds me that...
07-17-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,118
Posted By TenGrainBread

Super cool. Definitely want to try a suicide...

Super cool. Definitely want to try a suicide shifter FD one day.
07-11-19, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,501
Posted By Nemosengineer

Weight weenie for me is more about the machine,...

Weight weenie for me is more about the machine, capturing a period in time when new ground was being broken and new ideas were changing everything. So I guess I'm putting together more of a historic...
07-10-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By merziac

Absolutely brilliant, pure genius. :roflmao2:

Absolutely brilliant, pure genius. :roflmao2:
07-10-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 992
Posted By jackbombay

This, is fantastic, it will probably be the best...

This, is fantastic, it will probably be the best thing I'll read for several weeks :-)
07-09-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1976) Ron Cooper and Bob Jackson

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07-07-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By gugie

Well done!

Well done!
07-05-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,851
Posted By brian3069

subscribed

subscribed
06-28-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,190
Posted By BFisher

Do it. You know you want to... ...

Do it. You know you want to...
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Forum: Commuting
04-26-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,727
Posted By noglider

I don't care that he may not have honked at me....

I don't care that he may not have honked at me. It ended OK, as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,727
Posted By Rollfast

If I had possessed a couple grand back in 1984 I...

If I had possessed a couple grand back in 1984 I could have owned a right hand drive Silver Ghost from the AMC/Jeep-Toyota dealership in Pendleton, Oregon and I would have been the baddest rural mail...
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