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01-16-20, 05:50 PM
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Posted By TriBiker19

And my garage a couple weeks ago... ...

And my garage a couple weeks ago...


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I have...
01-15-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,759
Posted By bulgie

Twinn Deluxe, baby!

Spouse and I usually do grocery shopping together, on this 1970 Schwinn Twinn Deluxe 5-speed. I'll do separate posts about our single-bike grocery getters (hers is pretty awesome, custom titanium!)....
01-14-20, 10:36 PM
Replies: 254
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Posted By jim dandy

Hi All ... I finished this Ď88 (sn...

Hi All ...
I finished this Ď88 (sn #56022488076) SR700 BL in November and have been enjoying the heck out it ever since. It runs like a two wheel rocket, and Iíve wondered why it is so much more...
01-08-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,533
Posted By Reynolds

Steel rims.

Steel rims.
12-31-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,699
Posted By wrk101

Bike shop closures around here have been the norm...

Bike shop closures around here have been the norm for almost 20 years now. And at the pressure of increasing rents, its going to continue.


If I was interested in opening one, it would be on-line...
12-21-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By Bianchigirll

thanks for the info. I should have looked more at...

thanks for the info. I should have looked more at Savage when I bought my Kimber but I donít think they had real wood stocks on the varmint rifles That S&W is beautiful. They truly do not make them...
12-21-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By eeuuugh

Most recently... ...

Most recently...
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A Taiwanese Supermax mill. After five years working in...
12-21-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By nomadmax

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at...

Savage Model 12FV .223, 1 in 9 twist, $285.00 at Cabelas using factory ammo, Australian Outback 69 grn SMK. Harris swivel bipod, Sightron 8-32 scope (which cost more than everything else). Five...
12-21-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By sykerocker

Historical reenactment, at present totally 17th...

Historical reenactment, at present totally 17th century, but probably re-hooking up with my old French and Indian War unit sometime next year:
...
12-21-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By norcalmike

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a...

Mostly home improvement but my latest toys are a couple of vespa p200e scooters.
I love those old metal scoots with a 4 speed and a 2 stroke....
12-20-19, 11:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,254
Posted By thinktubes

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12-20-19, 06:05 PM
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Views: 8,254
Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
12-20-19, 05:37 PM
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Views: 8,254
Posted By repechage

30' sailboat. A folly for sure, but every week...

30' sailboat.
A folly for sure, but every week when I go wash it or tinker, if makes me smile.
12-20-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By cudak888

Incidentally, with the good news on the Bahamas...

Incidentally, with the good news on the Bahamas 50, Spin surprised me a few days ago: They're also donating the rest of the warehouse bikes that didn't make it to San Diego - over 200 of them :eek:
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12-16-19, 05:12 PM
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Posted By norcalmike

His and hers MVs Thanks to the forums for...

His and hers MVs
Thanks to the forums for leading me to both of these.
They both need a refresh but they are both super clean and mostly original.
I just pulled hers out of the shipping box and...
12-15-19, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By cudak888

Saved some modern 3-speeds

Not vintage, but definitely a lot of Sturmey-Archer 3-speed content! I was practically awash in adjusting S-RF3's to make this donation happen, and I'm pretty proud of it. Wanted to share the story...
12-13-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By TriBiker19

Heís an over achiever. The only time I ever...

Heís an over achiever.

The only time I ever placed in a race I was one of three women in my age group. One woman had an air cast on her leg, another was at least sixty weeks pregnant. It was and...
12-13-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By seypat

Here is an old photo of the MV IM ready to go at...

Here is an old photo of the MV IM ready to go at the gone but not forgotten Naylor's Beach Tri. The wife's Team Miyata is next to it. Also a photo in SOTR and current state. For those not in the...
12-13-19, 04:41 AM
Replies: 8,099
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I actually kidded him about it once, as did...

I actually kidded him about it once, as did others.
Back then, he was up to 20 hours a week at his "triathlon job," from the 10 hours a week he started with.
One wonders, with all the techniques...
12-12-19, 08:33 AM
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Views: 733,530
Posted By TriBiker19

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has...

If I'm lucky, someday I will! My husband has already resigned himself to it and capped me at five bikes, which means I still have room in the stable...
12-11-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,496
Posted By sykerocker

It ain't much, but I am finally wrenching again. ...

It ain't much, but I am finally wrenching again.

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The small 10x20 shed,...
12-09-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 735
Posted By TenGrainBread

I've never seen a professional paint job that...

I've never seen a professional paint job that costs less than buying a new frame. If you'd be ok with spending a lot of time and effort repainting the frame yourself, then yeah that would technically...
12-08-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By ramzilla

1988 Centurion Ironman Expert. All original...

1988 Centurion Ironman Expert. All original Shimano 105 group. Completely refurbished. ...
12-06-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,099
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Posted By texaspandj

Speaking of serial numbers the general thought...

Speaking of serial numbers the general thought was that (as an example) the '87s with '86 serial numbers were simply carry over frames from '86 to '87. BUT NO! The serial numbers were, but not...
12-05-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,223
Posted By SurferRosa

Steel is real. Bend it back. Always check...

Steel is real. Bend it back.

Always check for bulges in the top and down tubes first. Steel ain't that real.
12-05-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,581
Posted By Salamandrine

Yeah, that was the first thing I noticed....

Yeah, that was the first thing I noticed. Incorrect punctuation and misspellings combined with a request for ID information makes this outwardly appear to be a phishing email. On closer examination...
12-05-19, 06:24 AM
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Posted By thumpism

A 64cm frame is not huge. A frame taller than...

A 64cm frame is not huge. A frame taller than 64cm is huge.
12-04-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By RobbieTunes

I set out to become a technical writer. Then I...

I set out to become a technical writer. Then I fell asleep at the keyboard, writing an SOP for washing one's hands. And the Lesson Plan to teach it. And the test. And the Demonstrated Ability. The...
12-04-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,581
Posted By merziac

NEVER respond to a suspicious email, this is all...

NEVER respond to a suspicious email, this is all the really good scammers need. In a case like this you can go to their public site, inform them you won't continue with out person to person follow up...
12-04-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,581
Posted By SalsaShark

As somebody who works on the other side of this,...

As somebody who works on the other side of this, in music retail, i can affirm that the struggle against credit card fraud is very real for retailers. The credit card companies make it difficult to...
12-04-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By TriBiker19

It's only been 20 years, but I've surpassed the...

It's only been 20 years, but I've surpassed the last one. Cleaned the basement several months ago. Texted my husband, "I'm going to the dump because the pickup is full of the crap from the basement....
12-04-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By BFisher

Here is a link to a site that shows this concave...

Here is a link to a site that shows this concave breaking surface as part of the design.

ARAYA Rims, RM-17 rims - 2015 (http://www.bikepro.com/products/rims/araya.html)

No thickness dimensions...
12-04-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,372
Posted By randyjawa

I HATE using chemicals on my bicycle projects,...

I HATE using chemicals on my bicycle projects, but I do use WD40, grease and some proLink. For paint removal, I use a rubber wheel on a 1/4" drill motor. DO NOT use this with high speeds, such as...
12-03-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By francophile

Related: See tons of part X at a low price...

Related:

See tons of part X at a low price all over, think "man, would be a good time to buy if I needed a part X"
Continue to see this for months, years, no obvious end in sight.
Realize you...
12-03-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By texaspandj

I've got video of Pros Mike Pigg on a steel blue...

I've got video of Pros Mike Pigg on a steel blue and white DB circa 1990. Also I think same year Dave Scott on a Carbon like the one pictured basically no decals. And finally in 90 or 91 Australian...
12-02-19, 11:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By jackbombay

I was cutting apart frames and welding them back...

I was cutting apart frames and welding them back together tonight and, well, I messed up. The tall bike I was supposedly making ended up with the BB ~5" lower than it should have been... I make a...
12-02-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By P!N20

Need part X Spend inordinate amount of time...

Need part X
Spend inordinate amount of time searching the world for part X at the lowest possible price
Purchase part X
Receive part X
Install part X
Months later while looking for part Y in...
12-02-19, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,911
Posted By RobbieTunes

Doh! Situations.

Come on, you know you have them.

I'll start. Bet you didn't see that coming.

I was looking over my bikes, counting them, and got to my finger limit, so I just looked at them instead.
I have a...
12-02-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By DASTandem

Winterized for Colorado Springs

I realize fenders arenít everyoneís cup of tea, but they keep Deb happy and the bike quite a bit cleaner.

...
11-27-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,136
Posted By GregU

Attached is a picture of a new chain, and a chain...

Attached is a picture of a new chain, and a chain ridden for 20 years (actually ridden regularly, not just left to sit). These chains have the same number of links. Feel free to draw your own...
11-26-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,307
Posted By jackbombay

I really like the C&V subforum!

I am a fair bit of a bike geek, but, man, this forum is spectacular, SO much knowledge here. I have more of an early MTB background, but I have recently grown an affinity for all things asphalt, and...
11-26-19, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Alcanbrad

Our 15 seconds of fame

We didn't get a super-nice or inspirational photo on the GCN network, but we did claim 15 seconds of fame. (Link will take you straight to the segment)

We'll be signing autographs this Saturday...
11-26-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By TriBiker19

The snow finally melted so I took my new bike out...

The snow finally melted so I took my new bike out on my hilly shakeout route. (I'm never more than 2 miles from my house.) Time was 2 minutes faster than my last ride. It's so smooth. Stopped at the...
11-25-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8,099
Views: 733,530
Posted By markwesti

I Googled texaspandj ...

I Googled texaspandj
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11-25-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By randyjawa

A three pound hammer, a good cold chisel and...

A three pound hammer, a good cold chisel and something metal to use as an anvil. One or two CAREFULLY aimed smacks, with the hammer and the chisel will cut right through those wire strands...
11-24-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By Soody

Install a bike rack fixture around it on the...

Install a bike rack fixture around it on the street and then wait in some bushes for someone to cut the lock to steal it and then ambush them and steal it back
11-22-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,136
Posted By miamijim

There's a little truth to what he says. If a...

There's a little truth to what he says.

If a chain and cassette/freewheel are gunked up the gunk/dirt/grease/grime/oil takes up a tick small amount of space between the link/rollers/pins. Think...
11-21-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,136
Posted By TriBiker19

I nodded my head and thought, "I'm gonna ask the...

I nodded my head and thought, "I'm gonna ask the guys about this one."

Probably like why I negotiate all the car loans. I was burned once. And in 2001, I negotiated my husband's (then fiance's)...
11-21-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By kayakindude

Vintage Cannondale

After a few near misses we picked up our 1st road tandem through the local craigslist. It was a pretty beat up 1991 model, but the bones looked solid. Already have two older Cannondales and love the...
11-20-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,796
Posted By jackbombay

I run my modern road bike wheels in my tall bike,...

I run my modern road bike wheels in my tall bike, 10 speed wheel with a MTB derailleur from 2008 with a suntour thumb shifter from 1988. It shifts just fine IMO, BUT as I have a thumb shifter I can...
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