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06-13-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,674
Posted By Paul Barnard

Welcome to the forum fellow New Orleanian! You...

Welcome to the forum fellow New Orleanian! You can get a fantastic bike for $1000. The local dealers don't have much inventory though, so you may have to order online. If you decide to order...
06-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,674
Posted By Digger Goreman

This is what I did with an old mtb. ...

This is what I did with an old mtb.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/touring_fea8b8b384e4e64f697b638a29a718747175d6e6.jpg
(Bags have been swapped and low rider tilt...
06-12-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,360
Posted By mr_bill

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps....

Aluminum fans. Hope this helps. (https://www.homedepot.com/b/Heating-Venting-Cooling-Fans/Aluminum/N-5yc1vZc4lwZ1z0r2iz)

-mr. bill
06-12-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,360
Posted By Trakhak

So you had a series of steel frames and forks...

So you had a series of steel frames and forks that failed, and you've convinced yourself that aluminum is the failure-prone material. I know a guy who convinced himself that eating raw garlic is...
06-12-20, 09:27 AM
06-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,360
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a fan

Several years ago, I bought this bike from Bikes Direct. Yes it was cheap. It was probably the cheapest road bike on the planet outside of Walmart, Target or Amazon. It is also one of the most...
06-12-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,360
Posted By sjanzeir

A Tale of Two (Folding) Bikes

I used to own two Dahons: a Mu D8 and a Speed D8. They had the same geometry, the same drivetrain, matching saddles and handlebars; they even had the exact same wheels and tires; the two bicycles...
06-11-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,930
Posted By Miele Man

There were three guys in these forums that were...

There were three guys in these forums that were stuck on a repair because they could not get the part needed during the lock-down. The needed parts were in my parts boxes unused and not needed for...
06-11-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,930
Posted By Miele Man

I'm 69 and recently sent components or parts to...

I'm 69 and recently sent components or parts to three different forum members in the USA and I sent those parts gratis including me paying the shipping. It's a good feeling to know that something I...
Forum: For Sale
05-28-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By nomadmax

Bump for the sale. I'd buy it but it's a little...

Bump for the sale. I'd buy it but it's a little too small for me.
05-25-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By SurferRosa

This would be a pretty cool photo in front of the...

This would be a pretty cool photo in front of the death mobile there if it at least had a different saddle.

https://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_2QYizY58ZDC_1200x900.jpg...
05-20-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,600
Posted By noglider

I worked for Larry, the shop owner in that story.

I worked for Larry, the shop owner in that story.
05-19-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,371
Posted By robertorolfo

This was the scene outside my LBS just a few...

This was the scene outside my LBS just a few hours ago. Pretty crazy... ...
05-19-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,552
Posted By Glennfordx4

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount...

I have a nice 4hp B&S engine that I would mount on it if it were mine lol.

Glenn
05-18-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,371
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Your situation parallels my own history pretty...

Your situation parallels my own history pretty closely. I had given up on my low volume flipping a number of years ago, and was having a hard time unloading anything at a break-even price until covid...
05-04-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,704
Posted By verktyg

Ball & Chain

The ONLY and THE BEST VERSION!!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrF_nM9pknU

PLAY VERY LOUD!!!

verktyg :love:
04-28-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,704
Posted By randyjawa

When I worked as an industrial mechanic, I had...

When I worked as an industrial mechanic, I had access to a parts bath (steaming hot with some kind of strong soap in it. That solution (kept in a big steam heated tank) coupled with a strong water...
03-17-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,149
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There are growing reports of TP looting going on....

There are growing reports of TP looting going on.

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03-15-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,149
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

You could always go really classic and vintage by...

You could always go really classic and vintage by using an xylospongium, which was the communal poop stick used in ancient Rome.

...
03-04-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By J.Higgins

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/586x426/3retvw_54e0745546842a7dcbd96eeac0c41a41ef4d36ea.jpg
03-04-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By TriBiker19

I've always wanted a 7 speed kickstand bell.

I've always wanted a 7 speed kickstand bell.
02-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,772
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My son in front, me in back in the santa parade. We routinely haul...
02-24-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By noglider

That "death banana" reminds me of when I posted...

That "death banana" reminds me of when I posted old socks on ebay. ebay removed the listing and told me it wasn't allowed.
02-20-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,050
Posted By AliH

Rob Penn's Ride of my Life from the BBC ...

Rob Penn's Ride of my Life from the BBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leg9iYK-9E0

I've watched this a few times - not really in the true spirit of C&V, but it's all good quality stuff.

And...
02-19-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,050
Posted By gugie

I never get tired of watching this one. It...

I never get tired of watching this one. It includes everything I enjoy about cycling.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPkT0paGEnQ
02-16-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,515
Posted By TenGrainBread

If I owned this I would be unlikely to summon the...

If I owned this I would be unlikely to summon the cajones to actually go camping fully loaded with it. I assume so with most people. So to me this is more of a collectors item and "ready to ride"...
02-14-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By OldsCOOL

Tell this guy...he needs a bike fit. :D ...

Tell this guy...he needs a bike fit. :D


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02-13-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By OldsCOOL

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e47ab53b_84f2_436a_aac9_f9a40591de81_fcbe97b5815c3427ab57c36449d2cec89c8eb09d.jpeg...
02-12-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,813
Posted By 76SLT

I don't know if this counts because I don't own...

I don't know if this counts because I don't own this bike yet, but hope to someday. My uncle bought this Wards Hawthorne new in 1941, and hadn't ridden it since 1956 when he put it in the rafters of...
02-08-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,508
Posted By bikemig

Wait you can hear the difference in sound between...

Wait you can hear the difference in sound between one freewheel and another? And you are basing your buying decision not on the gear ratios you might need but the music your freewheel makes with your...
02-03-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,144
Posted By OldsCOOL

Ok, last pic of the project before a new thread...

Ok, last pic of the project before a new thread on the reveal. Wheels turned out well, tomorrow will have tires....
02-03-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,261
Posted By Phil_gretz

Post #17...

Post #17 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=17) was written at 2:40am. It must've been some bender...
01-25-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,866
Posted By thinktubes

a-10?

a-10?
01-24-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,754
Posted By Hudson308

Something like this? ...

Something like this?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1493/p1014001_45b4046e0c4577ef14b66fbf19bccadf3da98269.jpg
One site you may want to check out is ratrodbikes...
01-23-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By squirtdad

??? this is incomprehensible

??? this is incomprehensible
01-23-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,866
Posted By ascherer

I aspired to be a professional photographer from...

I aspired to be a professional photographer from about 6th grade on. I shot medium format exclusively. In the summer of 1973 between my Junior and Senior years in high school my identify was bounded...
01-15-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,772
Posted By Miele Man

I use either my MTB, my MTB with dropbar or my...

I use either my MTB, my MTB with dropbar or my touring bike to get groceries or run errands. When getting groceries I use my panniers. When picking up large items I use my Arno straps like in this...
12-29-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By nlerner

Depends on the boat.

Depends on the boat.
12-28-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,144
Posted By cudak888

I've been lurking here with interest, and...

I've been lurking here with interest, and enjoying every bit of this. Seeing that it's that good under the grime is absolutely fantastic news.

It's also extremely refreshing to see someone go...
12-19-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By thumpism

Our dog sleeps in front of the wood stove and has...

Our dog sleeps in front of the wood stove and has been known to smolder occasionally....
12-09-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By francophile

May want to inspect for a firing pin and any...

May want to inspect for a firing pin and any unfired ammo in the BB. :lol:
12-04-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,883
Posted By nlerner

It reminds me of a highly patina-ed 1948 Claud...

It reminds me of a highly patina-ed 1948 Claud Butler that I once owned. Lots of original finish details were preserved under the corrosion, so I just cleaned and waxed:
...
12-03-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 750
Posted By 2wheeljonz

Let me introduce you to my International

Thought I would finally show my ‘74 Raleigh International. It has been a multi year project as I have fitfully worked on it.

I am a Clydesdale and needed low gearing for hills but still wanted to...
Forum: Touring
12-03-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,429
Posted By staehpj1

I have also done a little off/dirt road touring...

I have also done a little off/dirt road touring on my mountain bike. I still didn't chose not to call it bikepacking although I guess I reasonably could have.

I initially assumed a fast and light...
11-21-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By ThermionicScott

Whatever it is, it's durable!

Whatever it is, it's durable!
11-11-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I am sure that if you find a whale oil lantern,...

I am sure that if you find a whale oil lantern, it will fit in this holder without any problems. Now finding the whale oil......
11-11-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By tyrion

I think it's to hold a whale-oil lantern.

I think it's to hold a whale-oil lantern.
11-09-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By thumpism

curbtender guessed correctly. ...

curbtender guessed correctly.

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11-07-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,463
Posted By P!N20

Ideal candidate for a fixie conversion. ...

Ideal candidate for a fixie conversion.



Probably because nobody is seriously considering buying it.
11-04-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,508
Posted By MrK.

I occasionally ride the 5 miles into town to hit...

I occasionally ride the 5 miles into town to hit the local pub for lunch and a beer. My route takes me past an elementary school on a corner. On one ride as I approached the school I could hear the...
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