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06-17-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Sandstrom

I think a Shimano cartridge BB would be a good...

I think a Shimano cartridge BB would be a good choice. If going with a triple you are correct that it will probably end up rather wide. I have had a 1984 and with the diameter of...
06-16-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,249
Posted By Sandstrom

TOTALLY AGREE. The moniker has been...

TOTALLY AGREE. The moniker has been misappropriated in more recent times. I don't think most of us are worthy of the title or have earned it. I think this excerpt put's it nicely...

From Laura...
06-12-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,360
Posted By Sandstrom

PRECISELY! I have/have had all of the...

PRECISELY! I have/have had all of the aforementioned frame materials (except bamboo), and there are crappy and wonderful examples of all. I also hold the controversial belief that there is no...
05-25-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

I love that it is a death mobile!:roflmao:

I love that it is a death mobile!:roflmao:
05-20-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

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05-20-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,600
Posted By Sandstrom

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less...

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less than 24hrs) that I had built up over the fall/winter, for full asking price, down to just one now for the first time in a while. I have seen my local...
05-09-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,371
Posted By Sandstrom

It seems you are correct. Reading this thread...

It seems you are correct. Reading this thread inspired me to post 3 bikes on CL I had done but hadn't ridden in awhile. I needed to regain some space and it seems with the pandemic and burgeoning...
03-26-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,156
Posted By Sandstrom

WOW, nice you got it right. That has to be the...

WOW, nice you got it right. That has to be the most overall proportionally pleasing large frame I've ever seen. A large frame that doesn't end up looking like an awkward compromise in the final...
02-21-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

Hopefully ones of the kids riding isn't dyslexic,...

Hopefully ones of the kids riding isn't dyslexic, "Turn right !!!"
02-20-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,050
Posted By Sandstrom

Brilliant! Thanks for sharing...

Brilliant! Thanks for sharing...
02-19-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,050
Posted By Sandstrom

I really enjoyed Pantani: The Accidental Death of...

I really enjoyed Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist. Although a sad tale of a brilliant athlete and the darker side of the sport, I found the story of his rise and success very inspirational.
02-19-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Sandstrom

Dubbin should be great for it and it shouldn't...

Dubbin should be great for it and it shouldn't overly soften the leather. I had an old Brook B66 cover that had that additional layer of thin leather glued underneath. I think you got a good deal,...
02-14-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By Sandstrom

The ORIGINAL racers...slammin' stems since the...

The ORIGINAL racers...slammin' stems since the turn of the century
02-13-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

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

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02-11-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

I know, I absolutely love that thing, It makes me...

I know, I absolutely love that thing, It makes me think of how everything looked during '76 as well, just need a Peter Fonda Helmet to go with it...
...
02-10-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,813
Posted By Sandstrom

WOW, I love this, what a gem, just beautiful!

WOW, I love this, what a gem, just beautiful!
02-07-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By Sandstrom

Yes! fantastic documentary thanks a million for...

Yes! fantastic documentary thanks a million for posting this...
02-07-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,794
Posted By Sandstrom

Man I can't get enough of those wooden rims, you...

Man I can't get enough of those wooden rims, you did a great job of bringing the beauty of that wood back to life
Forum: Touring
02-04-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,840
Posted By Sandstrom

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit...

Not to jump too far down the etymology rabbit hole, but everyone should understand that it's hardly a new term. See the following:
...
01-30-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,144
Posted By Sandstrom

Just beautiful, the black spokes were totally the...

Just beautiful, the black spokes were totally the way to go...
01-22-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,866
Posted By Sandstrom

1956 Leica M3 ...

1956 Leica M3

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01-17-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

I'm going to Disneyland! ...

I'm going to Disneyland!

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01-15-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,772
Posted By Sandstrom

I was hungry this day :D ...

I was hungry this day :D

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01-01-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

This bike should be the "Avatar" for this...

This bike should be the "Avatar" for this thread!
12-27-19, 10:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,144
Posted By Sandstrom

WOW, so glad you ended up with the bike after all...

WOW, so glad you ended up with the bike after all and thanks for sharing. Can't wait to watch the progress, These early 'safety' type bicycles are fascinating!

What a wonderful Christmas gift for...
12-16-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

That bike "might" have been owned by Jimi, I...

That bike "might" have been owned by Jimi, I can't prove he did but you can't prove he didn't :D:rolleyes:
...
12-16-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sandstrom

Here's a good comparison of the frame...

Here's a good comparison of the frame geometry/dimensions/features from the 1985 catalog, looks like chainstay length is the biggie, plus the touring has a longer more relaxed geometry as you would...
12-15-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

That proofide should do wonders on that naugahyde...

That proofide should do wonders on that naugahyde :D
12-15-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 552
Posted By Sandstrom

Seeing the chart I think it's the 60cm frame

Seeing the chart I think it's the 60cm frame
12-14-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

That stem and bar setup gives me the heeby jeebys...

That stem and bar setup gives me the heeby jeebys :eek:
12-04-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,883
Posted By Sandstrom

Agree with most of the sentiment here. At the...

Agree with most of the sentiment here. At the very least, start seeing how well a careful cleanup goes, you may be surprised and happy with the result and decide the right thing is to leave it all...
11-25-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 863
Posted By Sandstrom

And Sliderule! :thumb: ...

And Sliderule! :thumb:

https://www.sliderule.ca/pin4f.jpg
11-22-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,039
Posted By Sandstrom

African or European?

African or European?
11-22-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By Sandstrom

Francophile's bike sounds like a great deal that...

Francophile's bike sounds like a great deal that you'd be hard pressed to beat. From what I have read the HLE falls somewhere between 103 and 501 so not bad at all IMHO.

With the forged dropouts...
11-15-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,157
Posted By Sandstrom

Djosefin, I really hope that you can get your...

Djosefin, I really hope that you can get your bike back and thanks for sharing your story here with us.

I will send a private message to Bikerider007 so that he is aware of this thread and your...
11-12-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Sandstrom

Man O' Man, with the substantial rust on that...

Man O' Man, with the substantial rust on that thing you'd think it WAS from the early 1900s
11-11-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 605
Posted By Sandstrom

I was really hoping it was, in fact, the whale...

I was really hoping it was, in fact, the whale oil lantern holder.:(
11-05-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25,550
Views: 2,530,439
Posted By Sandstrom

Pedaled to the Polls today! ...

Pedaled to the Polls today!

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10-13-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,268
Posted By Sandstrom

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired...

Here is one before/after that I recently acquired and de-crustified :D

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10-04-19, 08:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 21,604
Posted By Sandstrom

She's beautiful, looks like what my Trixie would...

She's beautiful, looks like what my Trixie would have looked like when she was a wee kitten:
...
09-30-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,527
Posted By Sandstrom

Definitely not an investment with a return ;) but...

Definitely not an investment with a return ;) but an investment in fun, potentially...
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