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09-23-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,319
Posted By nlerner

[QUOTE=ryansu;21710629]I came full circle with...

[QUOTE=ryansu;21710629]I came full circle with this years Clunker having sold it and made a tidy $100 profit (thank you Covid?) I actually drove out to deliver the bike which I never do but I fear...
09-23-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 445
Posted By nlerner

Wait, you mean Campagnolo made and sold a part...

Wait, you mean Campagnolo made and sold a part that was inadequate as designed?! Shocking!
09-23-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 445
Posted By nlerner

Two words: vertical dropouts ...

Two words: vertical dropouts

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09-22-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 308
Posted By nlerner

Nice build! And no need for a bell when your...

Nice build! And no need for a bell when your brake pads let everyone for blocks around know youíre there.
09-22-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 402
Posted By nlerner

I use a length of heavy steel pipe as a crown...

I use a length of heavy steel pipe as a crown race setter, at least for steel races on steel forks (but not for CF forks!). I essentially use it as a slide hammer, and it delivers lots of force. Only...
09-21-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,444
Posted By nlerner

Update: My brakes are now in the same state as...

Update: My brakes are now in the same state as where I reside and in the neighboring city! Woot! Hopefully, that box will arrive this week. Ordered on Sept 8, so I really shouldn't complain.
09-21-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By nlerner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3X3rKtruSg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3X3rKtruSg
09-21-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,242
Posted By nlerner

Oh, that's really lightweight. ...

Oh, that's really lightweight.

https://live.staticflickr.com/5602/30292491505_ddeb1b0285_o.jpg
09-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,444
Posted By nlerner

Good thought! I bought a pair of new cycling...

Good thought! I bought a pair of new cycling shoes a month or so ago, and of the various online ordering options, one was to order through my LBS and pick up there. Price was the same no matter where...
09-20-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 9,319
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, so does the affinity for the recycling bin...

Hmm, so does the affinity for the recycling bin mean your bike is proud to be made from recycled parts or that it’s destined for the bin after accumulating 100k miles—or both?

BTW, that’s one of...
09-19-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 278,861
Posted By nlerner

I think I have a set of white Bluemels. What do...

I think I have a set of white Bluemels. What do you have to trade?
09-19-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By nlerner

Could be a good excuse for me to do the Boston to...

Could be a good excuse for me to do the Boston to P-town ride.

I’m getting tested twice a week at the uni; perhaps all who participate need to show evidence of a negative test within 72 hours of...
09-19-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,536
Posted By nlerner

For the same reason you start so many threads.

For the same reason you start so many threads.
09-19-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,242
Posted By nlerner

Wait, does the box-'o-crap qualify? ...

Wait, does the box-'o-crap qualify?

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09-19-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 777
Views: 138,569
Posted By nlerner

Stick some upright bars and a B.66 on an early...

Stick some upright bars and a B.66 on an early 70s Competition, and you'll essentially have the same bike (though in black, of course)!
09-19-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By nlerner

This thread seems like a good place to start:...

This thread seems like a good place to start: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/764771-sekai-bicycle-database.html
09-19-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,242
Posted By nlerner

That Moto got flipped faster than gugie reaching...

That Moto got flipped faster than gugie reaching for the last piece of bacon.
09-18-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,242
Posted By nlerner

Carrying a bike on my bike is pretty routine: ...

Carrying a bike on my bike is pretty routine:

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09-18-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,029
Posted By nlerner

I could go for a cuppa right about now.

I could go for a cuppa right about now.
09-18-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 4,029
Posted By nlerner

I’m in!

I’m in!
09-18-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 761
Posted By nlerner

Another source for a threadless BB is Sunlite/YST...

Another source for a threadless BB is Sunlite/YST (https://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Threadless-Repair-Bottom-Brackets/dp/B016QRQTU0). I recently used one of those in a Motobecane with munged threads,...
09-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,444
Posted By nlerner

I ordered some brakes from Bike24 in Germany a...

I ordered some brakes from Bike24 in Germany a couple of weeks ago. I've ordered from them before, and they're usually kinda slow on shipping (and one fairly expensive item came to me really poorly...
09-17-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 327
Posted By nlerner

This one is only $9 and mounts to any m5 threaded...

This one is only $9 and mounts to any m5 threaded hole, e.g., fork eyelets:

https://www.modernbike.com/origin-8-eyelet-stub

Peter White sells the NOB for $10.50:
...
09-17-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 544
Posted By nlerner

I think I see northbend in the lead.

I think I see northbend in the lead.
09-17-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By nlerner

I think top tube length is much more important to...

I think top tube length is much more important to get right, and that’s a function of torso length, flexibility, riding style, and preference. I need the top of my saddle to be 73cm from the center...
09-17-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,444
Posted By nlerner

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all...

Definitely drop Louis DeJoy a note; he's all about the customer.
09-16-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 188
Posted By nlerner

I believe that in Schwinnland, Caliente...

I believe that in Schwinnland, Caliente translates roughly to “heavy a$$ bike.”
09-15-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 970
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, I likely got my colors mixed up. I'm using...

Yeah, I likely got my colors mixed up. I'm using the one that's not a permanent bond!
09-15-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 970
Posted By nlerner

Thanks for that detailed info as I didn't know...

Thanks for that detailed info as I didn't know there were two generations of this post. I weigh 165 lbs and usually think of myself as fairly light in the saddle, but have had AC post clamp bolts...
09-15-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By nlerner

Sold!

Sold!
09-14-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By nlerner

If your aim as a collector is to corner the...

If your aim as a collector is to corner the market on heavy, cheaply made bicycles, you can't go wrong with Murray and Huffy and a whole lotta Schwinns.
09-14-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,716
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, Riv is all about PBH as the ultimate...

Yeah, Riv is all about PBH as the ultimate reference measurement, but I donít find that very useful. I happen to just received a 54cm Roadini and measure stack as 600mm and reach as 370mm. That...
09-14-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 970
Posted By nlerner

I also like American Classic and can often be...

I also like American Classic and can often be found for $30 or less. Very lightweight but somewhat prone to loosening when you least want it to, so I've taken to applying loctite to the clamp bolt.
09-13-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By nlerner

Iíve had pants with a lot less flare than those...

Iíve had pants with a lot less flare than those get caught and then torn on the crank arm itself. Guess I should have been wearing a dress.
09-13-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 251
Posted By nlerner

I think she needs some trouser clips.

I think she needs some trouser clips.
09-13-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By nlerner

Still available!

Still available!
09-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By nlerner

That's really nice. Right around 40 years ago, I...

That's really nice. Right around 40 years ago, I was a junior in college and remember well that someone in one of my classes wheeled his Bob Jackson into the classroom. I was just getting into bikes...
09-12-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 1,670,686
Posted By nlerner

Thanks! Made by John Clay of Tallahassee, FL. I...

Thanks! Made by John Clay of Tallahassee, FL. I think it's one of his earlier 650b experiments as it's built around Gran Bois 650B x 32mm tires and fenders.
09-12-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By nlerner

Forgot to say: included is the Stronglight A9...

Forgot to say: included is the Stronglight A9 headset and non-original seat binder bolt.
09-12-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,178
Views: 278,861
Posted By nlerner

I just took a silver 27.2 alloy American Classic...

I just took a silver 27.2 alloy American Classic off of a bike if that would work. I think I also have a Campy NR in that size. Let me know.
09-12-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By nlerner

I’ve filled dents that size with similar products...

I’ve filled dents that size with similar products (some sort of two-part epoxy). It filled fine, but the challenging part was sanding it down so that the edges weren’t prominent. Sometimes you can’t...
09-12-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By nlerner

Ah, definitely check that first!

Ah, definitely check that first!
09-12-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 689
Posted By nlerner

FS: 90s Landshark Frameset, Reynolds 853

Up for sale is a Landshark frameset from the 90s fillet brazed from Reynolds 853 steel. I bought this locally, and the top tube (which is tear-drop shaped) was unpainted. The seller told me that he...
09-12-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 811
Posted By nlerner

I’d start with removing them from the mounts,...

I’d start with removing them from the mounts, thoroughly cleaning all of the contact points, and reinstalling with a dab of grease on the mounts. It’s possible you’re getting uneven spring tension,...
09-12-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 330,731
Posted By nlerner

Maybe if you say the right incantation, itíll...

Maybe if you say the right incantation, itíll look better.
09-12-20, 05:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By nlerner

Glad things worked out with the lawnmower.

Glad things worked out with the lawnmower.
09-11-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 1,670,686
Posted By nlerner

Yes, superb conditions. I was running 32mm tires,...

Yes, superb conditions. I was running 32mm tires, skinniest among the group and would have liked a bit wider!
09-11-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16,093
Views: 1,670,686
Posted By nlerner

Headed down to Woodstock, CT, to explore dirt...

Headed down to Woodstock, CT, to explore dirt trails and country roads with a few friends:
...
09-10-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 817
Posted By nlerner

Not uncommon to see Cyclo braze-on mounts on 40s...

Not uncommon to see Cyclo braze-on mounts on 40s Brit bikes.
09-09-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,843
Views: 330,731
Posted By nlerner

I think it just wasnít ugly enough, especially...

I think it just wasnít ugly enough, especially with that adapter-stem combo.
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