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07-18-19, 11:12 AM
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Posted By crandress

yes you can!

yes you can!
07-17-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,896
Posted By scarlson

So I had already been thinking about making a...

So I had already been thinking about making a clamp-on version, because my Jack Taylor lacks anything remotely original in the front derailleur department. The thing to do is to braze the square...
07-17-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,896
Posted By TenGrainBread

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

Super cool. Definitely want to try a suicide shifter FD one day.
07-17-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,896
Posted By scarlson

DINGDINGDING We have a WINNERRRR :lol: Yep,...

DINGDINGDING We have a WINNERRRR :lol:

Yep, I'm doing the thing. This is what too much Bicycle Quarterly will do to you.
07-17-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,782
Posted By nesteel

Campy 10 = ten cogs in back. Not the "10 speed"...

Campy 10 = ten cogs in back.
Not the "10 speed" you're thinking of.
07-17-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,782
Posted By jeirvine

Easy: Ask the shop to pay for shipping to swap...

Easy: Ask the shop to pay for shipping to swap the Roo for the Cyclops. They probably have an account and ship bikes all the time.
07-16-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By TimothyH

You'll shoot your eye out. -Tim-

You'll shoot your eye out.


-Tim-
07-16-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 682
Posted By fuzzy chainring

These days? Dave Watson did it in 2003.

These days?

Dave Watson did it in 2003.
07-16-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By imabeliever1

Latest Build

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07-16-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By dddd

That's a WOW, didn't know that this thread...

That's a WOW, didn't know that this thread specification wasn't limited to the bicycle world.
And as long as there is enough "meat" for the slight enlargement of the threaded hole, a simple and...
07-15-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By davester

Great minds think alike!

Great minds think alike!
07-15-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By davester

I'm surprised that nobody has suggested the...

I'm surprised that nobody has suggested the obvious solution. Buy a helicoil or similar type stripped-thread repair kit of the appropriate size and follow the directions on the package.
07-14-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,326
Posted By JT1973

Thanks, Tiredhands!

Built it up easily and couldn’t be happier! Great bike, thoughtful packing, excellent seller! Thanks, tiredhands
...
07-14-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By devinfan

Return of the Stumpjumper

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The bike that got me into biking. About 20 years ago I fell in love with this...
07-13-19, 06:12 PM
07-12-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By bicybike

Finally complete: '85 Trek 720 + bonus bike

Finally finished my '85 Trek 720. Upgraded with a modern derailleur, new wheels (38mm 700cc tires), Brooks saddle, and new pedals. Also ended up having to swap out the Cinelli handlebar for a Nitto...
07-12-19, 05:38 AM
07-11-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By 10eroftheyear

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The Fisher I'm working on....new stem should be here today at some point
07-10-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,014
Posted By Rides4Beer

Beer and pizza. Not kidding, I had pizza for six...

Beer and pizza. Not kidding, I had pizza for six meals last week, plenty of energy for a 400+ mile week. :beer:

I fueled back to back gravel centuries with twizzlers and fig newtons. People make...
07-09-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,014
Posted By switchblade 327

Pay Day candy bars actually work for me on rides....

Pay Day candy bars actually work for me on rides. They don't come out of the wrapper easily so I unwrap them break them in half and put in baggies.
07-08-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Pretty impressive. Never heard of it before,...

Pretty impressive. Never heard of it before, thanks.
07-08-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By Elvo

Use a standalone GPS for redundancy

Use a standalone GPS for redundancy
07-08-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,831
Posted By burnthesheep

So, the asphalt vs. sidewalk...

So, the asphalt vs. sidewalk thing..............it's a dogmatic almost troll level epidemic in the running world.

I post on a triathlon site, and it took me breaking out the mechanical vibrations...
07-07-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,159
Posted By iab

Labor is free? Cool. Come over to my house. I...

Labor is free? Cool. Come over to my house. I have a few jobs for you to do.

ps. Buy a $5 spoke wrench, flip your bike upside down, use your brake pad to measure rub and Bob's yer uncle.
07-06-19, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,524,726
Posted By ncrnelson

92 or 93 Kona Explosif

I picked this Kona Explosif up at a thrift store for $60. The rear rim was worn through, front wheel was a cheapo replacement, front derailleur cage was broken off, and the rear derailleur, cassette...
07-04-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By misctrader

Schwinn Cimarron

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07-03-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 109,268
Posted By greg3rd48

I have an Anatomica on my Fuji Ace and after over...

I have an Anatomica on my Fuji Ace and after over 6K miles I am certain that it is top notch.
07-03-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By RyanAK

Going to stay with the original Shimano Altus 3x7...

Going to stay with the original Shimano Altus 3x7 for now. Well... Altus except for the Alivio RD. Everything is in good shape now that it’s all been removed and cleaned/maintenance done. Shimano 8sp...
07-03-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By RyanAK

Very cool, Rusty! Little man will have a blast! ...

Very cool, Rusty! Little man will have a blast!

Working on sorting out the cockpit on the 820. These are Soma Portolas, and they’re a new shape for me. Fiddling with lever position... and the...
07-03-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By rustystrings61

Older 24-in wheel Trek 800 built up with MicroNEW...

Older 24-in wheel Trek 800 built up with MicroNEW 3x7 brifters for my 12 year old son.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
07-03-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,892
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

terry- Rack making can be an awarding project....

terry- Rack making can be an awarding project. Yes you'll learn a bunch. Pretty much all the fabrication skills needed to make a frame are used when making a rack. Andy
07-03-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,492
Views: 1,903,176
Posted By RyanAK

Geez, this thread is fantastic! Love the...

Geez, this thread is fantastic! Love the creativity and practicality in these builds. Good on yas!

I’m in the beginnings of putting together my ‘97 MUSA Trek 820 from my college days as a drop bar...
07-02-19, 10:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 517
Posted By vintagerando

What a great community; positive vibes

A short time ago I picked up a Gitane Grand Tourisme from CL. (See the link to the post here https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1173884-gitane-weird-fork.html)
Well, I stayed in touch with...
07-02-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 816
Posted By BrassDrummer

Ohhhhhhhhh! That explains it! I was wondering why...

Ohhhhhhhhh! That explains it! I was wondering why it wouldn’t move!
06-30-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,427
Posted By SurferRosa

If ever in Seattle, check out the Fremont bike...

If ever in Seattle, check out the Fremont bike shop ...

Wright Brothers Cycle Works - Seattle USA (http://wrightbrotherscycleworks.com/)

Been in business for almost 50 years. It's old, woody,...
06-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Don't even touch it up. Those nicks were earned.

Don't even touch it up. Those nicks were earned.
06-28-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,315
Posted By Chr0m0ly

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06-28-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,589
Posted By mgopack42

At (in?) "Butt Crack Rock" ...

At (in?) "Butt Crack Rock"

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06-27-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,441
Posted By big chainring

Exactly. I admit it. I text while biking. And...

Exactly. I admit it. I text while biking.
And ride no hands when eating, drinking, just taking a break.
06-27-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By gomango

1989 Cook Brothers Bonzo Fury DH bike

Just an interesting mtb. imho

A reflective article into a very cool mtb with a brief history of the bike/owner.

With excellent pics.
...
06-27-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,681
Posted By jeirvine

This picture makes me happy. I love our strange...

This picture makes me happy. I love our strange hobby. :)
06-27-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,681
Posted By rustystrings61

This is the method I used a couple of years back...

This is the method I used a couple of years back on an old Mercier with good results - like Kurt said, leave the headset cups in place to prevent ovalization. In this photo I had let things sag back...
06-26-19, 08:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,681
Posted By cudak888

You have to leave the headset cups in. Sometimes...

You have to leave the headset cups in. Sometimes a good idea to put thick, cheap cups (if they fit) in place of any nice headset cups for this.

Last time I did this, I used a cut-off, solid...
06-26-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,315
Posted By gugie

Add a Surly Disc Trucker fork to a vintage MTB,...

Add a Surly Disc Trucker fork to a vintage MTB, put a disc brake up front, V-brake in the back, you've got most of the stopping power as a modern full disc gravel bike.
06-26-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,441
Posted By 3speedslow

I ride no hands around here for great stretches...

I ride no hands around here for great stretches of road. Through the neighborhoods and even when I am rolling down the road with traffic. I spend so much time on my bikes I am very sure of them.
06-26-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,686,220
Posted By ryansu

I saved it from lingering on CL, 1993 Rock hopper...

I saved it from lingering on CL, 1993 Rock hopper Comp, it was missing a drive side crank bolt (replaced out of parts bin) and only 3 of 7 gears work -3x3 -but I am hoping to bring them all back....
06-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,315
Posted By SoreFeet

New gravel bike 3000$...old MTB converted to drops...couple hundred

Of course it's not as light and stiff, but the utility of it is just the same.

The best thing I ever did was convert the MTB to drops. That 1.4 michelin slick tire is 18$...so if they wear out,...
06-26-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13,462
Views: 2,686,220
Posted By SeanBikes

This just screams "drop-bar MTB conversion" to...

This just screams "drop-bar MTB conversion" to me
06-25-19, 10:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,660
Posted By jade408

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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It is coming together!
06-25-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By xiaoman1

Riding at the Commune by the Great Wall in China

I have had these pictures for a while and thought that I would share them with the forum. Every year for the last 13 years I take my students to China for a 2 week workshop. We travel to Tian-jin,...
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