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04-17-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,608
Posted By stevel610

Caad9

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04-10-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By Dylansbob

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER....

NEVER TRY TO RUN A FIXED GEAR THROUGH A DERAILER.

I don't care if it's a normal one or a chainstay-mounted one, the backlash will destroy it.

As I understand it, if the bike is set up correctly...
04-02-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Trakhak

Yes, the track bike fad seems to have had its...

Yes, the track bike fad seems to have had its day. Street fashion is fickle.
03-28-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 19,659
Posted By phatjonny

About 15°C and 15KM

Spring is back!
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03-25-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By Yelbom15

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on...

My Cinelli Caleido. Finished my first century on her(bull bars in background were definitely equipped for that one).
...
03-25-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By Gods lonely man

Talking about lockrings, I wish more...

Talking about lockrings, I wish more manufacturers used the bottom bracket style like Ridea uses, is so easy to apply force with a bottom bracket tool than the normal lockring style....
03-18-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By Senrab62

Almost done!

Took out for maiden voyage. Developed separation (visible at 9 o'clock on rear wheel) on tubular. Don't know if it's deformed or just came unglued. Either way, new tubs and glue is in order. Took...
03-15-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By iFold

I got this bike a decade ago. Have put about...

I got this bike a decade ago. Have put about 2000miles only. (am using my road bikes most of the time). It was originally set up as light trail and commuter bike, single speed & geared +belt drive.
...
02-28-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By Sorcerer

Okay, I'll go again. More to dislike I figure....

Okay, I'll go again. More to dislike I figure. But this one I like too.
...
02-28-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By ethet

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of...

I love that bike so, so much... It remains one of my favorite bicycles posted to these threads :love:
02-25-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By PilotFishBob

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up...

Yes, the largest areas I've tried touching up were about .5 x 2 inches or so - chrome socks on a Raleigh. Went so-so on that, but from a few feet acceptable. My main thing on using it is that I don't...
02-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By PilotFishBob

I use it. It's a nickel plating I think, not...

I use it. It's a nickel plating I think, not bluish like true chrome - but it does the job, as long as the touch-up spots are small. Surface prep is critical, it will either not adhere or flake off...
02-21-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By merziac

Well there you go, done! I would insulate...

Well there you go, done!

I would insulate the chainstay from that coaster brake arm clamp with something though, especially if you are going to be doing skid stops, maybe thinwall clear tubing so...
02-10-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By mihlbach

There are many front disk hubs that can easily be...

There are many front disk hubs that can easily be converted into fixed gear hubs using a cog drilled with the ISO 6 bolt rotor mount pattern. It's a very reliable system. Disk brakes are built to...
02-10-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,465
Posted By veganbikes

ISO 6 bolt is fine, Threaded cogs are even better...

ISO 6 bolt is fine, Threaded cogs are even better and even the carrier stuff is fine even if proprietary because it does make cog changes easy. this is just dumb. An odd three bolt system using 3mm...
02-03-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By JohnDThompson

A half-link chain won't get you anything that...

A half-link chain won't get you anything that couldn't be gotten with a single half-link, other than a lifetime supply of half-links.
02-03-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,171
Posted By wgscott

half-link chain = lifetime supply of half-links...

half-link chain = lifetime supply of half-links for the whole neighborhood.

Also, they look cool.
02-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,670
Posted By hsuBM

What tires were these?

What tires were these?
02-02-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 151,586
Posted By cycledog1

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'92 OX-1 custom added canti blocks, powd ct'd pearl white and paul brakes w/orig...
02-02-21, 01:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 16,152
Posted By Rolla

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5 ...

New for 2021. WTP Avenger 27.5


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01-25-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By mack_turtle

the confusion comes in when you talk about riding...

the confusion comes in when you talk about riding fixed gear in one sentence and then talk about a freewheel immediately after. That's a contradiction. If you have a fixed cog on your wheel like a...
01-25-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,305
Posted By mack_turtle

I'm confused. you said you ride your fixed gear...

I'm confused. you said you ride your fixed gear bike 5–7 days a week and the geared bike occasionally. how often do you ride the bike with this freewheel?

if the freewheel can be taken apart, it...
01-24-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By franswa

Fixed cog has no moving parts, hence the name, so...

Fixed cog has no moving parts, hence the name, so I wouldn’t expect there to be any similar
issues the op is having
01-20-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By Rolla

My advice would be to just go ride your bike for...

My advice would be to just go ride your bike for an hour or two, and quit quantifying and comparing. Fitness comes from the riding, not the measuring. Unplug. Enjoy. It's a bike ride.
01-14-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,064
Posted By Rolla

For value, durability, tire width options, a...

For value, durability, tire width options, a cooler fork, and easy availability, I'd just go with the Surly. It's probably a little overbuilt, but I rode the wheels off mine in all kinds of...
01-06-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,001
Posted By Whitecoyote

Surley SteamRoller ...

Surley SteamRoller

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12-31-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I'm not sure that's even a proper bicycle wheel...

I'm not sure that's even a proper bicycle wheel hub cog. For one thing, it lacks any flange at all, which is why it has so few threads. For all I know, it's used on some kind of chain driven...
12-30-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 151,586
Posted By tlvgrand

Hello. New to the forum. I always liked the RB...

Hello. New to the forum. I always liked the RB frames, nice color. I have a Bridgestone Grand Kabuki.,4130 chro moly frame.I bought it in 1982.Have restored it numerous times and its still my main...
12-08-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,651
Posted By Straightblock

Colin Laing track bike I’ve had since 1979. The...

Colin Laing track bike I’ve had since 1979. The original owner drilled it for brakes and had it set up with derailleurs. I had it repainted 30+ ago and got the later Colian decals from Colin Laing a...
12-07-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,096
Posted By mack_turtle

this is one of the dumbest threads I have seen...

this is one of the dumbest threads I have seen here in a long time.
12-05-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,096
Posted By rustystrings61

Perhaps we should go British pedantic and insist...

Perhaps we should go British pedantic and insist these bikes be referred to as fixed-wheel ... :lol:
12-05-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,651
Posted By cb400bill

1961 Legnano ...

1961 Legnano

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12-04-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,725
Posted By Chair

If its a track hub, put it in a frame and bolt...

If its a track hub, put it in a frame and bolt one side down to the drop out, pull the bolt from the other side and run a 5mm through the dropout and into the spacer to break the seal. Same on the...
11-18-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By veganbikes

Or just become a member of the forums and post...

Or just become a member of the forums and post them as someone interested in bikes. Sure yes you can find someone else to post them or use image hosting sites or whatever but then why be here. If...
11-09-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,620
Posted By Ymerej

2020 specialized allez sprint track

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10-29-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,878
Posted By Trakhak

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color...

By the way, "murder" means to convert all color to black. The correct term for heedlessly desecrating a frame for fixie use is "drew."
10-13-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By brandenjs

Any Raleigh One Way fans out there?

Just picked this up from an auction. A 2010 Raleigh One Way in pretty awesome condition. Fun little cruiser for around the neighborhood. Any following for these out there? ...
10-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,001
Posted By JJScaliger

Bates flip flop

Here's my semi-period correct 1948 Bates with a flip flop wheelset.

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10-07-20, 03:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By dabac

The difference between the framesets Wheels etc...

The difference between the framesets Wheels etc will be entirely dwarfed by any (significant) difference in gear ratio.
09-20-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 19,659
Posted By Rolla

Sycip Super Boy, ready for our 33-mile Sunday...

Sycip Super Boy, ready for our 33-mile Sunday ride. Gorgeous day!

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09-12-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By St33lWh33ls

VELOSTEEL...

VELOSTEEL (http://www.velosteel.cz/volnobez-aj.html)


http://lovelybike.blogspot.com/2012/05/velosteel-coaster-brake-hub.html
09-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By merziac

Maybe, if you must go down this road, get a...

Maybe, if you must go down this road, get a bullitproof wheel built by the guru's and save the very cool one that is on there before it is permanently damaged and screws up that beautiful frame. ;)
09-12-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By merziac

No.

No.
09-12-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,615
Posted By cudak888

Funny thing, not everyone runs lockrings on the...

Funny thing, not everyone runs lockrings on the track - backpedaling isn't a thing there. As repechage pointed out, that's a Campagnolo Nuovo Tipo road hub. Someone put the necessary solid axle...
08-30-20, 01:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,404
Posted By acoustophile

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!)...

Why would it be the price of a new bike ($300?!) just to have the rear wheel set properly lmao wtf?

This is an absolute lie. Even if you had the most vertical dropout without any means of...
07-23-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,001
Posted By GhostSS

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6...

I've been missing from this forum for almost 6 years and 3 years ago and an embarrassing amount of cash later finally finished my all carbon SS. Took it twice to Japan and rode the Shimanami Kaido....
07-16-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,387
Posted By curieux88

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I decided to keep it cheap, so I found the cheapest...
07-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 91,001
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) 1970 Peugeot PX-10E...I was 15 years old when I...
06-21-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,401
Posted By veganbikes

Well I know here in Saskatoon we have a saying if...

Well I know here in Saskatoon we have a saying if the beaver doesn't fly you might get the whole heap, eh!

Try that there 17t cog, it's right in the middle.
06-10-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,756
Posted By Wileyone

Zunow.

Zunow.
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