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07-30-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By thehackmechanic

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike

Vintage C. Roberts 15-Speed Touring Bike
Original owner, built in 1975
Campagnolo Nuovo Record front derailleur, brakes, small-flange hubs, seat post, pedals, and shift levers
Campagnolo Rally...
07-23-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,317
Posted By SurferRosa

How is life on Venus?

How is life on Venus?
07-22-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By rootboy

Hey Brent, Check this out. I made this one. PM...

Hey Brent,
Check this out. I made this one. PM sent
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/799x1200/record_stop_10_e06418809eb21bab6870b546ce007f208a7195d4.jpg...
07-21-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,317
Posted By squirtdad

on bikes with tubular tires i carry a multi...

on bikes with tubular tires i carry a multi tool, a tire lever (in case i cant get off by hand) and a patch kit (to help others if needed) with a spare tire under the smallest seat bag I can fit...
07-20-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19,771
Views: 3,241,588
Posted By pierce

what, that its a front rack? hah.

what, that its a front rack? hah.
07-20-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,392
Posted By gugie

It's been done

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photo and constructeur work courtesy of Peter Weigle
07-18-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16,258
Views: 1,693,205
Posted By JacobLee

Managed to evade the federal agents long enough...

Managed to evade the federal agents long enough to snap yet another photo of the Raleigh with Mt Hood in the background. Beautiful day in Portland....
07-18-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By merziac

Love it when a plan comes together. ;)

Love it when a plan comes together. ;)
07-18-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Good job!

:thumb: Good job!
07-18-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,550
Posted By nlerner

Holy box-and-ship time commitment, Batman! Glwts!

Holy box-and-ship time commitment, Batman! Glwts!
07-18-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By 3speedslow

Congrats! Did you make the 20lbs approx. goal?

Congrats! Did you make the 20lbs approx. goal?
07-18-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By shnibop

FS. NOS Alfredo Binda Red Toe Straps

Finding time to start selling off the stash again. I'll be trying my best to post new stuff on a weekly basis, keep an eye out for my posts.

Prices include shipping within the US via USPS.
...
07-12-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By francophile

deux jambes this post is really a little bit of...

deux jambes this post is really a little bit of what I needed to get me out of my current funk. The 'rona hit really hard in my family and my trip to Switzerland 1st week of March proved to be...
07-12-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By SJX426

Great approach! I did/am doing exactly that. My...

Great approach! I did/am doing exactly that. My WD 40 finish
https://live.staticflickr.com/7304/11464958963_18b41057bd_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/it7USg)1983 Trek 610 60 cm (24")...
07-12-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,423
Posted By SJX426

deux jambes I have two singles and 1 tandem in...

deux jambes I have two singles and 1 tandem in that state and have been for several years. Thinking I should do something about it.
07-03-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,248
Posted By 3speedslow

It will be a wonderful thing to build this up. I...

It will be a wonderful thing to build this up. I will explain my situation at the start of the thread.
07-03-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By 3speedslow

deux jambes If it’s going to be a throw...

deux jambes

If it’s going to be a throw away decal after the year, why not use a thin vinyl one and avoid the water use. The backer glue should help seal out moisture for that long.
07-03-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By xiaoman1

DJ, If that is your plan, I would apply the...

DJ,
If that is your plan, I would apply the decal and not worry about it...in my opinion, any corrosion that would occur from the application of the decal would be minimal and not damage the frames...
06-16-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By Wileyone

Personally I think it should be reinstated. ...

Personally I think it should be reinstated.

A paid member should have the right to remove his or her posts/threads as they see fit.
06-16-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By thinktubes

Well, it was handy so I could correct glaring...

Well, it was handy so I could correct glaring typos in thread titles. Simply delete and repost.

As a paying member, you can still delete replies to posts.
06-14-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 601,151
Posted By 3speedslow

hazetguy Got this great condition Suntour...

hazetguy

Got this great condition Suntour ratcheting shifters from Jon PLUS some neat bike nip!

Thinking the shifters are bound for the long suffering 85 Raleigh USA build with the cable stops...
06-12-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By cb400bill

Thread moved from C&V Sales to C&V.

Thread moved from C&V Sales to C&V.
06-12-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By Pompiere

I didn't know they were not interchangeable, I...

I didn't know they were not interchangeable, I guess I'll have to swap mine back.:o I swapped a 7 speed UG with a 7 speed HG from a spare mountain bike hub with no issues. The first one I tried was...
06-12-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By jeirvine

I think he's right in some instances, but Shimano...

I think he's right in some instances, but Shimano made a lot of different hubs. Looks like the 6400 series is swappable. And all my swaps were either tricolor or 105, so maybe they are more...
06-09-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,306
Views: 291,633
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those are pretty much "unobtainium," in my...

Those are pretty much "unobtainium," in my experience. When I needed one, I fabricated my own out of a piece of 1/2" steel rod (the radius closely matches that of the original). Slice off a section...
06-08-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By AlmostTrick

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Also made with scraps on hand.
06-08-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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$0 - Crap on hand -- 2 pieces of scrap wood, an old socket, a nut, a piece of...
06-08-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By oneclick

If you're going to measure, measure from the...

If you're going to measure, measure from the locknut face.
06-07-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,854
Posted By gugie

Two things are equally true: You don't need to...

Two things are equally true: You don't need to have fancy tools to build a good wheel. Good tools make building a good wheel faster and easier.

Back in my LBS days I built a few hundred...
06-07-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By The Golden Boy

A few years ago I got a stem/handlebar/brake...

A few years ago I got a stem/handlebar/brake lever/shifter setup from an Eastern European country- As I recall shipping time wasn't crazy, but it was packed decently with newspapers filling in the...
06-06-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By xiaoman1

Too Bad you opened it, decreased the value. :D

Too Bad you opened it, decreased the value. :D
06-06-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Last ride 76

+1 Decals from England have cool postage too.

+1 Decals from England have cool postage too.
06-06-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By 2cam16

Yay!

Yay!
06-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By lamehoven

One of the best feelings!

One of the best feelings!
06-06-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Salamandrine

Cool! Now you have an envelope and a story to go...

Cool! Now you have an envelope and a story to go with it.
06-06-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By obrentharris

Bravo! Brent

Bravo!

Brent
06-06-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Reynolds

:thumb:

:thumb:
06-05-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By Piff

This thread has me nostalgic for boxes. It was a...

This thread has me nostalgic for boxes. It was a simpler time.
06-05-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By Miele Man

I've sent bicycle parts to three different...

I've sent bicycle parts to three different members in the past couple of months. That's going from Canada to the United States and I think that the old Pony Express would have been faster for...
06-05-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By 52telecaster

Im waiting for a t.a. bb tool from poland. Been a...

Im waiting for a t.a. bb tool from poland. Been a long time but stuff happens and the guy has a good rating so if it never makes it, I'll use the one from the coop.
06-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By SuperLJ

I ordered some Mavic Open Pro retro decals from...

I ordered some Mavic Open Pro retro decals from the same seller a year or so ago. Way more attractive than the billboard ones the rims come with.
...
06-05-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By noobinsf

I remind us all (ahem) that public forums are a...

I remind us all (ahem) that public forums are a tricky place to be when you're feeling easily provoked. I suggest a walk around the block, and maybe not looking at this thread anymore today if you...
06-04-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,503
Posted By Kilroy1988

That's not enough time passed yet, in my opinion....

That's not enough time passed yet, in my opinion. I waited nearly four weeks for a small first-class parcel recently and it was only going across the country.

When I send postcards home from...
05-28-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By dddd

At some point perhaps in the late 1980's or early...

At some point perhaps in the late 1980's or early 1990's, TTT's published bar and road stem diameter became a "proprietary" 25.8mm.

I have seen many of the stem boxes with this printed on them. I...
05-28-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 823
Posted By Andy_K

It provides extra chain wrap. When the derailleur...

It provides extra chain wrap. When the derailleur cage is forward, the third pulley isn't engaged and it acts like a short cage 2 pulley derailleur. When the cage swings back, the third pulley...
05-28-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Old Fireleg

The main problem with Italian catalogs from the...

The main problem with Italian catalogs from the ’70s to’ 80s is that they were printed almost without exception, without a year number. I often rely on Italian photographer Stefano Sirotti, who has...
05-28-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,107
Posted By AlmostTrick

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05-27-20, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Salamandrine

Being that this one has the recess for the cap,...

Being that this one has the recess for the cap, but not the later style silkscreened logo, I'd guess 83 or 84, maybe 85. Can't remember when the caps started. These really were the same from ~ the...
05-27-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,107
Posted By Nemosengineer

Save the panto center section, stick a cork in...

Save the panto center section, stick a cork in each end and use it as a spare small hardware/parts tube in your tool kit. :beer:
(That's a nice Millers Falls hacksaw by the way)

: Mike
05-27-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 594
Posted By Old Fireleg

1985 - ca.'88 The record 84 stem (which is...

1985 - ca.'88
The record 84 stem (which is another model) was even made with the older typ engraved logo, but they soon switched to this type of logo like yours. But from '88 to '89, however, the...
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