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10-28-20, 09:02 PM
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Posted By gugie

I started making custom decaleurs for exactly...

I started making custom decaleurs for exactly this type of issue. I don't believe that bags should be sized to fit the bike (regardless of what Jan Heine thinks). Bag size should match storage need....
10-28-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,365
Posted By Dfrost

My bikes weigh what they need to for comfort at...

My bikes weigh what they need to for comfort at my advanced age and riding preferences. Both are 63cm-frames weights listed as they could actually be ridden with pedals, my preferred leather saddles,...
10-28-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By non-fixie

True. But since I have all three pullers, that is...

True. But since I have all three pullers, that is of no consequence. Come to think of it, it would have been even cooler if it had its own unique size, like 24.174mm or something. :)
10-28-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By non-fixie

French bicycle jewelry. ...

French bicycle jewelry.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/1k0_acda41cac6d6241b2c607637e54aae6ba69bb466.jpg

The saddle is an Idéale 70. Not much info on these, but...
10-27-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By cudak888

#3...

#3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) and #5 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=5) have my vote.

-Kurt
10-27-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By non-fixie

Nice! All of these colors look interesting, in...

Nice! All of these colors look interesting, in their own way. But whether you go for a classic look or full resto-mod, at the end of the day a dark color will give the best results, I think.

I...
10-27-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/87566a32_fd36_465a_a95a_46f7a7c56575_4b885693813f911c4e56840034b6f63fe6b4882f.jpeg
Got some new lights yesterday
10-27-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,365
Posted By Sluggo

Not really C&V (though the brake cables are...

Not really C&V (though the brake cables are correct), but this provides another data point at the other end of the spectrum from all those race bikes. My touring bike (racks, fenders, dynamo...
10-26-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,130
Posted By ascherer

Yeah, a bike you ride on gravel is a... Maybe...

Yeah, a bike you ride on gravel is a...
Maybe so. As a young man with limited resources (and limited experience) I rode sewups on miles of unpaved Vermont roads. Sat up late some nights sewing. I've...
10-26-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By non-fixie

Thanks, but officially I am not looking for...

Thanks, but officially I am not looking for anything. :(

Unofficially, however, if I were to come across an affordable 63cm early nineties Terraliner Carbolite, I would certainly be tempted to try...
Forum: Touring
10-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By Tourist in MSN

In the photo below I have a small platform rack...

In the photo below I have a small platform rack that Nashbar used to make, perhaps they still do? Sunlite made a similar rack too. Those mounted on the canti brake posts, which if your bike is a disc...
10-26-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By cudak888

...fork swap and trip to the framebuilder for the...

...fork swap and trip to the framebuilder for the rear triangle?

;)

-Kurt
10-26-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 17,218
Posted By cudak888

Back in the 1970's, when IGH offerings were...

Back in the 1970's, when IGH offerings were limited, I can see where the extra gear of an S5/S5-2 would have been of interest to gain an extra ratio out of the hub. My riding is on level ground...
10-25-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By hsuBM

The hubs look like they could be stripped and...

The hubs look like they could be stripped and passed off as French constructeur hubs in a fuzzy picture.
10-25-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,470
Posted By khyatt

New wheelset, new cassette, new chain, swapped...

New wheelset, new cassette, new chain, swapped cranks and BB, swapped brakes from Campy (no quick release) to Shimano -- all done for the first time thanks to Park Tool how-to's on YouTube. Getting...
10-24-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

Well one could swap the rims to the other hubs...

Well one could swap the rims to the other hubs and try test fitting again...

I have had a low spoke tension front wheel cause shudder when braking before. Low enough tension to allow the rim to...
10-24-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Thomas15

Now that you have the seat off it actually looks...

Now that you have the seat off it actually looks good!

Glad you got it and wish you the best of luck.
10-24-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By sovende

Smart move to bail on the "mechanics" SUV-forum,...

Smart move to bail on the "mechanics" SUV-forum, a little too much unwarranted negativity. The bike does look MUCH better with with all of those "accessories" removed! My knowledge of Dutch culture...
10-24-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By trailmix

^^^^^^Thanks for the detailed info. If I ever...

^^^^^^Thanks for the detailed info. If I ever find a 58cm within my budget I would definitely snap it up. I can’t wait to see how yours turns out.
10-24-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 359
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'd suspect the angle of the brake track between...

I'd suspect the angle of the brake track between rims is different enough that the pads aren't hitting it "square", compared to the old rim.
I'd also suspect it'll get better as soon as the pads...
10-24-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Nbd
Views: 304
Posted By noobinsf

Based on my gut and how shiny it is, you stole...

Based on my gut and how shiny it is, you stole that sucker. Nice catch!
10-24-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Nbd
Views: 304
Posted By cadteach

Nbd

Well, I'm not sure why, but the N+1 bug bit me today, and I picked up this seemingly nice '88 Trek 560. All original, except the saddle, and he threw in the original saddle as well, I just didn't put...
10-23-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,636
Views: 600,519
Posted By gugie

My bicycle bell party continues. ...

My bicycle bell party continues.

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10-23-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Iride01

My 79 Schwinn Varsity was a 26" frame with a long...

My 79 Schwinn Varsity was a 26" frame with a long head tube like yours and typical of that periods larger frame sizes. However the wheels on that are throwing out my perception of scale on that...
10-23-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By non-fixie

Nice find! :thumb:

Nice find! :thumb:
10-23-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By noglider

Ladies bike because of the colors?

Ladies bike because of the colors?
10-23-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 609
Posted By lubloi

Very jealous.

Very jealous.
10-23-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By msl109

Absolutely. I like the Allen sockets, but only as...

Absolutely. I like the Allen sockets, but only as a second option or for convenience in installation. Perhaps we can start petitioning manufacturers. Wonder how many mechanics have strong feelings...
10-23-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Amt0571

Most non high-end shimano pedals have them. ...

Most non high-end shimano pedals have them.

IMO, all pedals should have them. It's lots of fun to remove a stuck pedal that only has an allen socket that gets rounded with a minuscule amount of...
10-23-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 560
Posted By Murray Missile

Likewise. Took an '88 GT Karakoram in trade that...

Likewise. Took an '88 GT Karakoram in trade that had a TA triple. Pulled the crank and it was, "Hello. 🤔 What have we here?". Then.... 😲😎😎😎😎😎 It's safely stashed away for the right bike.
10-22-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By msl109

If only there were press fit caps - no, it's one...

If only there were press fit caps - no, it's one piece, and drilling would probably compromise the structural integrity of the crank. I'd change the crank before doing that. I can sell the pedals for...
10-22-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By sovende

That is exactly what I would do!!! But do so...

That is exactly what I would do!!! But do so gently and slowly. Triple-butted tubing would be thinnest mid tube so you may see some level of success :thumb:. There's probably a more sophisticated,...
10-22-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2,765
Views: 656,267
Posted By vp1337

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-21-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,470
Posted By SurferRosa

^ I was thinking, bike shop Rothko, but now I'm...

^ I was thinking, bike shop Rothko, but now I'm thinking, Pop meets Hunter S Thompson gun range.

https://i.imgur.com/gqfYi5W.jpg

...
10-21-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 327,470
Posted By brandenjs

After working on bikes for so long nothing should...

After working on bikes for so long nothing should surprise me, but this is always a good one. I can hear the conversation now..."this tube I got at Walmart won't fit in the hole!! Don't worry my Dad...
10-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,130
Posted By dickbandit

My "gravel" bike. 1988 Univega Alpina Uno w/...

My "gravel" bike. 1988 Univega Alpina Uno w/ drops. Just upgraded the tires to the 26 inch Simworks Homage last week. Did 90 miles on them yesterday with roughly 1/3 of that being gravel.
...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By unterhausen

I have never used one of those carriers, but they...

I have never used one of those carriers, but they seem fine in the pictures I have seen of them being used. And as the OP said, they make bikes with really stout tubes for jobs like that. I have a...
10-21-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23,293
Views: 2,690,601
Posted By Harhir

The company Utopia in Germany still uses that...

The company Utopia in Germany still uses that frame design today.
Forum: Framebuilders
10-21-20, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By dsaul

In addition to being squashed by the clamp, it...

In addition to being squashed by the clamp, it appears that the tube is bowed/bent down as well. It will probably never be perfectly straight or round again, but it will be fine to ride.
10-21-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,130
Posted By gesta

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EWjAQlxWAAI5eoT?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EWjAQlxWAAI5eoT?format=jpg&name=large
Peugeot PVN-10
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EgacZ71X0AA50qd?format=jpg&name=large

This is my go-to bike for gravel (and almost...
10-21-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By TiHabanero

I have an 85 1000 and love it. Top of the line...

I have an 85 1000 and love it. Top of the line production touring machine of that era. As for the dent in the TT, take that idiotic child seat off the bike and ride it. You will be amazed at how...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I have two comments- First is that I don't think...

I have two comments- First is that I don't think this damage is of any great concern, as long as that child seat is removed. (As in the loading that wasn't designed into the frame is stopped). Sure a...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-20-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By unterhausen

Hard to say from here. I can imagine that it...

Hard to say from here. I can imagine that it might be crushed badly enough to not be fixable by rolling
10-20-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Crankycrank

Here are some videos of how to roll a dent out of...

Here are some videos of how to roll a dent out of a tube. Cheapest and least destructive of paint repair (sometimes) that I know of. I would think Rotterdam would have some skilled frame shops that...
10-20-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Thomas15

Still having cast a negative opinion on the...

Still having cast a negative opinion on the matter, if I was faced with this decision I would get it, it's only $35 and you never l know. I have fishing lures that I don't use, have never used and...
10-20-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Kovkov

Rotate that child‘s seat 90 degrees and squeeze...

Rotate that child‘s seat 90 degrees and squeeze the tube again :D.
10-20-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Thomas15

I get it about being a hobby I really do. I have...

I get it about being a hobby I really do. I have hobbies and know that somethings cost more than they should, collections have a way of getting out of control.

I also know there is a trash to...
10-20-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 58,657
Views: 8,596,076
Posted By Clang

Cannondale - $50 (Racine, WI) ...

Cannondale - $50 (Racine, WI)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/338987460730457/
...
10-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By squirtdad

I would suggest posting in framebuilders forum ...

I would suggest posting in framebuilders forum https://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

certainly top tubes can be replaced, but I doubt with a miyata triple butted tube but cost and pretty...
10-19-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,900
Posted By cudak888

Mine are not living. I've tried very hard to wish...

Mine are not living. I've tried very hard to wish upon those falling stars, but the Celeste Green Fairy hasn't granted my wish yet.

-Geppetto
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