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10-14-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By WGB

I bet none of you have one. A true conversation...

I bet none of you have one. A true conversation starter
...
09-05-20, 07:47 PM
09-02-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,174
Posted By madpogue

Could they possibly get it so wrong that these...

Could they possibly get it so wrong that these bikes could look any worse?
08-30-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1970-1979) PROTEUS DESIGN

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/812x1072/bicycling_jun_1978_proteus_design_frame_kits_p62_50pct_9e7ccd9c45d7e753e573395f26e1bb057e928343.jpg
...
08-21-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,830
Views: 170,179
Posted By Wildwood

Both. But never on the road. Or in public...

Both.
But never on the road.
Or in public view. (my workspace is private)

YMMV ;)
08-21-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 58,551
Views: 8,568,960
Posted By Unca_Sam

It's also too tall for the current rider.

It's also too tall for the current rider.
08-19-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By merziac

:eek: YIKES! Hate to say it but I think you...

:eek: YIKES!

Hate to say it but I think you got off easy, any more speed or torque and that goes far more wrong. ;)
08-19-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 830
Posted By Digger Goreman

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell...

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell the E-crutch :thumb:
08-15-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,853
Posted By JJScaliger

I had to use port wine corks for barend plugs. ...

I had to use port wine corks for barend plugs. The Velox rubber ones I bought didn't fit.
08-12-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,194
Posted By sheddle

Bottom brackets.

Bottom brackets.
08-12-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,976
Posted By hazetguy

sweet! thanks! here's the clunker. just...

sweet! thanks!
here's the clunker. just realized i don't even have a more recent pic than that.
...
08-11-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 11,976
Posted By Narhay

Clunker 100 Challenge COVID edition #6

Past iterations

2014: C&V Clunker 100 Challenge (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/933992-c-v-clunker-100-challenge.html)
2016: C&V Clunker Challenge 100...
08-10-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 136,562
Posted By notgr

Here are a couple of picture of my Marinoni. One...

Here are a couple of picture of my Marinoni. One sitting still, the other in motion at last year's Oklahoma state time...
08-10-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 650
Posted By iab

Maybe we should arrange a virtual 1895 1-mile...

Maybe we should arrange a virtual 1895 1-mile challenge.

Fixed gear would be ideal, but you could just pick 1 gear, no shifting
Flat road. Elevation gain is OK, no elevation decrease
Start...
08-10-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 650
Posted By caloso

I have a just-turned 16 year-old who's no slouch...

I have a just-turned 16 year-old who's no slouch by 21st century standards (he won the Sacramento CX U19 series last fall), and I'm not sure he could do just under 20mph on a 1895 fixed gear on a...
08-09-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,377
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Too much time polishing brass in basic. I...

Too much time polishing brass in basic. I wouldn't use it on a dare! :mad:
08-09-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By ShannonM

Rebuild that baby with every blue anodized 90s...

Rebuild that baby with every blue anodized 90s pimp-part you can find, then ride it like a gangster!!

(Well, that's what I'd do, anyway, cuz I'm weird.)

--Shannon
08-09-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,413
Posted By ofajen

I think blue shifts faster and red shifts slower....

I think blue shifts faster and red shifts slower.

Otto
08-08-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 69,225
Posted By 2old

Don't think I showed my 2000 Zaskar yet; it's in...

Don't think I showed my 2000 Zaskar yet; it's in the process of being refurbished (sorry if this is a rerun). I'll complete next week (hopefully) and re-show....
08-04-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,530
Views: 1,955,465
Posted By mgopack42

Zaskar LE

Zaskar LE (?) that I bought from an old room mate. ball burnished frame, and funky NoLeen forks. stolen in a move from east coast to west coast, never to be seen again! The guy I bought it from...
08-01-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14,055
Views: 3,034,132
Posted By Murray Missile

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-31-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14,055
Views: 3,034,132
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I smell 🥓, Motobacon Le Champion
07-29-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,875
Posted By ramzilla

Rules? We don't need no stinkin...

Rules? We don't need no stinkin rules...............

Seriously. The only rule about classic and vintage bikes is to get one for as little $ as possible. Put a ton of $ into it in order for it to...
07-29-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By cubewheels

Also looks like the clamp's been tightened too...

Also looks like the clamp's been tightened too much. Was the tube dented by the seatpost clamp before it got bent?
07-28-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By ramzilla

Yep. That's about a 35 year old bike. Rust is...

Yep. That's about a 35 year old bike. Rust is visible all over the place. First thing you got to do is strip the bike parts off down to the bare frame. Soak all the parts in mineral spirits or diesel...
07-28-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 797
Posted By DorkDisk

Wipe the outside of excess grease and ride the...

Wipe the outside of excess grease and ride the original lube.
07-27-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By JohnDThompson

Salvador Dalí's bike?

Salvador Dalí's bike?
07-26-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,374
Posted By 05 fuji

It's a start.

It's a start.
07-25-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,374
Posted By caloso

4 seems like the minimum to be honest.

4 seems like the minimum to be honest.
04-06-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By gugie

Nice work!

Nice work!
04-06-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 777
Posted By scarlson

NGC450B: horrible, pretty brakes, modified

I bought a set of Gran Compe NGC450b brakes a couple years back for $30, thinking they were pretty cool looking and for the price, and gee wiz ball bearing pivots, I could not go wrong. (below...
04-06-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By nlerner

The good news: That’s a cool lugged fork....

The good news: That’s a cool lugged fork. Interesting camo paint job!
The bad news: That bike is radically too small for you at 6’1” plus it’s quite low-end and not worth sinking time and resources...
04-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19,731
Views: 3,231,967
Posted By Bianchigirll

$440 for a kitten? I have a kitten you can have...

$440 for a kitten? I have a kitten you can have for free.

you need to get it out of the crawl space though. ...
04-05-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,163
Posted By wgscott

I've been Jonesing for one of those.

I've been Jonesing for one of those.
04-05-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,163
Posted By gomango

nlerner I love your BMC posted above. I'm...

nlerner I love your BMC posted above.

I'm definitely in for one of these when Mike gets it sorted and available for sale.

I've thought about switching out my Stigmata and this one would check...
04-02-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By reburns

Your current seat is "super comfortable, even...

Your current seat is "super comfortable, even after miles and miles". That is something special that many riders have spent years searching for, usually filling boxes with cast off misfit saddles...
04-02-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,253
Posted By BFisher

Do yourself a favor and go to McMaster-Carr....

Do yourself a favor and go to McMaster-Carr. Measure the circle diameter of your lockrings and choose the one that matches.
Link:...
04-01-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,163
Posted By Camilo

What is this thing typewriter you speak of?

What is this thing typewriter you speak of?
03-29-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By dedhed

Look at "suspension corrected" forks ...

Look at "suspension corrected" forks

https://surlybikes.com/uploads/downloads/1x1_Fork_Instructions.pdf
03-28-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By thumpism

You should find an old Raleigh Sports in terrible...

You should find an old Raleigh Sports in terrible condition to slide under that saddle, then hang it on the wall of a coffee shop.
03-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,051
Posted By JanMM

I generally agree with the advice you’ve...

I generally agree with the advice you’ve received.
But, it’s a shame for a chain lube thread not to go on and on and on...................😀
03-17-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 596,269
Posted By Lattz

So as follow up, yesterday decided to go to the...

So as follow up, yesterday decided to go to the grocery shop ~50 meters from my door. After like 20m a man came out from his garage, with a wheelless, but really good shape Peugeot road bike in his...
02-01-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,875
Posted By Wildwood

So true. I got so triggered I went out...

So true.
I got so triggered I went out and.......
bought some Campy/Nisi 126mm tubular wheels that include Clement tires (that hold air)....
01-31-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,817
Posted By SurferRosa

Why are modern components black? Another...

Why are modern components black?

Another justification provided us by the c&v gods to not give a ****.
01-31-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,817
Posted By tgenec86

"I see a red door and I want it painted black ...

"I see a red door and I want it painted black
No colors anymore I want them to turn black
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
I have to turn my head until my darkness goes."
01-29-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,036
Posted By mjac

k That is what is holding everything...

k

That is what is holding everything together.
01-29-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,036
Posted By Iride01

Still a little too fancy for me. I just hang...

Still a little too fancy for me. I just hang mine on the edge of a table saw in the shop. Certainly you have mine beat for portability.
01-25-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Shimagnolo

LOL!!! This is a tool I needed for a job once: ...

LOL!!!
This is a tool I needed for a job once:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0223_7ed2c0bd9e0897df54f1a41e6b2881c4a837ca1c.jpeg
But it was expensive, and I...
01-25-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 888
Posted By Retro Grouch

It's a solution in search of a problem. If...

It's a solution in search of a problem.

If having it around bothers you, throw it away. Next week you'll figure out what it's for.
01-25-20, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 845
Posted By botty kayer

Love Gary Fisher's description at the end:)

Love Gary Fisher's description at the end:)
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