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Posted By bliorg

True enough. Dadgummit, I'm waffling on the...

True enough.

Dadgummit, I'm waffling on the Miyata now. Again. Valley Preferred has Try the Track sessions coming up...
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Posted By '02 nrs

$1500. Us

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04-11-21, 09:04 AM
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Posted By The Golden Boy

Throw in a Helicomatic to raise your chances a...

Throw in a Helicomatic to raise your chances a bit more...
04-11-21, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Pcampeau

I wonder if there’s ever been a bike built with...

I wonder if there’s ever been a bike built with the “death fork”, the “death stem”, and the ”death brake lever”?
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Posted By SotR23

$120-$150 to restore

I concur with OldsCOOL - $130ish to bring it back to life. I’ve restored a bunch of Raleighs and that’s close to what I spend on parts. Super Course is a good ride. Enjoy.
04-01-21, 10:46 PM
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Posted By cudak888

Problem solved. ...

Problem solved.

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-Kurt
03-27-21, 08:37 AM
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Views: 292
Posted By randyjawa

I Never Thought I Would Buy Stuff Like This...

But I did. A good price presented itself on Ebay for the complete set, now purchased and destined to be fitted to a late sixties Carlton, rebadged as a Raleigh......
03-19-21, 07:59 AM
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Posted By IdahoSpud

I guess I've never crashed then. Certainly...

I guess I've never crashed then. Certainly nothing that led to road rash. I did slam into a buddy who suddenly stopped accelerating once.

Edit: I followed the link. LMFAO!!! Thanks for that,...
03-19-21, 07:26 AM
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Views: 568
Posted By BobbyG

Yes...Welcome to the "club"!...

Yes...Welcome to the "club"! (https://www.google.com/search?q=bikeforums.net+club+tombay&rlz=1CAWPBA_enUS927&oq=bikeforums.net+club+tombay&aqs=chrome..69i57.4867j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8)
03-13-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By fooferdoggie

Actually sleep is when its the best I guess...

Actually sleep is when its the best I guess because its as close to elevated as possible. Plus every-time I wake up I put an instant ice pack on it the swelling goes down. I think a lot of it ins any...
03-13-21, 10:42 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By fooferdoggie

its ok to poke fun. hell it helps. to real help...

its ok to poke fun. hell it helps. to real help from the doc but the usual. as long as I can go to the bathroom normally and not peeing blood not much they can do. this mouthing it is better. I had...
03-13-21, 08:34 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By fooferdoggie

you really are a piece of work Mr perfect. thanks...

you really are a piece of work Mr perfect. thanks for the advice. Nexttiem I step in a pile of dog crap I am going to start saying shelbyfv (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/shelbyfv-90165.html). I...
03-13-21, 06:50 AM
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Views: 266
Posted By shelbyfv

You should view your pain as penance and a...

You should view your pain as penance and a reminder to reflect on your transgressions. https://www.bikeforums.net/tandem-cycling/1225342-crashing-tandem-no-fun.html:innocent:...
03-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 91
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Posted By qcpmsame

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra,...

Every day contemporary bike, '12 CAAD 10 Ultegra, 53-39 crankset, 11-28 11-speed cog set, Tommasini Prestige, Campag NR/SR crankset, 52-42 crankset, 14-26 6 speed corset, Medici Pro Strada, campag NR...
03-12-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By UCantTouchThis

Yeah, I have dropped 30-40 pounds prepping for...

Yeah, I have dropped 30-40 pounds prepping for timed climbing events. I got down to 220 but skin and bones. Too hard to keep it off. I didn't eat butter, salad dressing or any fats for 6 months to...
03-11-21, 04:41 PM
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Views: 519
Posted By UCantTouchThis

171? Skinny guy! :lol: Lucky to be in Calif....

171? Skinny guy! :lol:

Lucky to be in Calif. Started my Spring training a few months ago. My 40 mile ride ends with a flat section 0% according to Strava with a 7 mile segment on which I like to...
03-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By Zebra Tempest

New Chain skipping. DO I need to replace this freewheel?

Jeez, i want to upload the pictures, but I can't right now, since I'm new to the forums. Looks like I'll browse around and post 5 more times today:)
03-10-21, 07:35 PM
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Posted By gthomson

I wish I could say I lost weight over the winter...

I wish I could say I lost weight over the winter but at least I've stayed in the saddle the entire time so getting out for long rides in the spring will not be painful, thanks to Zwift and the odd...
03-09-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,013
Posted By Soody

Shimano Freewheel Tourney TZ500 14-34 6-Speed ...

Shimano Freewheel Tourney TZ500 14-34 6-Speed

very cheap, like $25. Worth a shot to see if your derailer can shift it. It might. Or switch to something that can. Lower gears can be a big quality...
03-07-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By GlennR

Better to be fast... than look fast. ...

Better to be fast... than look fast.

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/Beetle-2019.jpg

https://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/2180_6a.jpg

I'll wait for you at the next stop light ;)
03-04-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 114
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Posted By BEC111

Seeing the speeds some of the folks here ride, I...

Seeing the speeds some of the folks here ride, I don’t understand all the fuss about ebikes with pedal assist up to 20, 25, or 28 mph. I have one and am regularly passed by folks on road bilkes. And...
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Views: 1,435
Posted By LaChamp1976

I am starting to clean up the bike, stay tune for...

I am starting to clean up the bike, stay tune for the finished product!
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03-01-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,547
Posted By BlazingPedals

Nice footage. Here in Michigan this past weekend...

Nice footage. Here in Michigan this past weekend was warmer (40s) but with threats of rain. Rain is no fun at 45F. I'm hoping for an outdoor ride this coming weekend.
02-28-21, 04:34 PM
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Posted By ZIPP2001

Dusted off the Road Bike !

I spend my winter riding my trails bikes out on the groomed trails in my old neighborhood. But the last couple of days the temps have been in the upper 30's so I wanted to avoid the trails for a bit....
02-25-21, 11:18 PM
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Posted By ctak

24" 1986 Trek 700 Tri Series

Bought this 24" Trek 700 Tri Series a while ago for $250 as the sport touring geometry and Reynolds 531 tubeset lined up with what I was looking for...
02-20-21, 12:52 PM
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Posted By 2ering

Ahh, Spring!

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Don't you just love when the first tender shoots of a handlebar and seat...
02-17-21, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Drillium Dude

Keeper?

For the past week since selling the Colnago Super (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1223423-last-ride.html) I've been re-thinking the planned sale of the only other bike I've been...
02-16-21, 09:00 PM
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Posted By squarenoise

Man, that color scheme is so rad!

Man, that color scheme is so rad!
02-16-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By jjhabbs

My 83 Pro Miyata Retro-Mod! ...

My 83 Pro Miyata Retro-Mod!
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02-15-21, 08:43 AM
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Posted By Wildwood

Hey 5 - After cleaning your bikes, don't forget...

Hey 5 - After cleaning your bikes, don't forget to reposition the bars correctly. Wouldn't want to poke your eye out in an aero tuck.

I work on my bikes, too....
02-14-21, 08:13 AM
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Views: 4,371
Posted By cb400bill

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension...

Rule one is don't mess with cheap dual suspension mountain bikes.

I don't flip much any more but when I did I concentrated on bikes that I could pick up for less than $50, put maybe $50-100 into,...
02-11-21, 09:26 PM
02-10-21, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Snotrub

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago. ...

Took my hardtail out a couple weeks ago.

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02-09-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,522
Posted By Drillium Dude

Last Ride

Today was the final function-check ride for my faithful orange Super before turning it over to a local buyer tomorrow afternoon. We're scheduled to do a longer test ride then; he felt comfortable...
02-08-21, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Dr Bianchi

Just finished this ...

Just finished this
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02-08-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,319
Posted By RustyTurn

Super Course 12

Super Course 12 Serial Number WM0002128. There is an S stamped perpendicular to the serial number. I bought the bike from a bike shop around 1980. I think it was used and not new. Finally decided to...
02-08-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 919
Posted By cb400bill

Merged duplicate threads.

Merged duplicate threads.
02-07-21, 05:39 AM
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Views: 2,672
Posted By indyfabz

Plenty of threads in this forum started by people...

Plenty of threads in this forum started by people who have hard times forgetting.
02-06-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I avoid country music because of the pain it...

I avoid country music because of the pain it causes to my ears.
02-05-21, 06:35 PM
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Views: 5,546
Posted By bOsscO

Now you will always think of this image every...

Now you will always think of this image every time you see this type of bike frame.
02-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,546
Posted By bOsscO

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and...

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and never return.
02-05-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By SJX426

JohnDThompson - Thanks for the explanation! ...

JohnDThompson - Thanks for the explanation!
trainman999 I have not forgotten to get back to you. I am using the cone and will have to disassemble the hub. It is on my Pinarello.
02-03-21, 03:56 PM
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Views: 907
Posted By dddd

Basement-fresh thrift-store find

Once again I've forgotten to take the "before" photo of a crusty find, but got around to taking a picture a day later after having to do surprisingly little work beyond cables, minor spoke tensioning...
01-30-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 368,064
Posted By Schreck83

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last...

Brought home the SC MK II that WGB posted last week in the "Are you looking..." thread. Looks to be all original except for the front rim and seatpost binder bolt.
I like the forged dropouts with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 24,235
Posted By backmd

Lemond Alpe De Huez

I really like my Alpe De Huez made of Reynolds 853. I think 853 maybe rides better than 531. I can do my usual 9.5 miles in 44 minutes including the steep hills. As a 60 year old 44 minutes is my...
01-29-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By homelessjoe

I wasent trying to throw shade on the 760 by...

I wasent trying to throw shade on the 760 by mentioning the 170......my point is those old Treks are beauties ...all of them.......hell I have an early 412 and the geometry and proportions and design...
01-28-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By homelessjoe

900

I have never seen a 170 in person....but have dreamed of owning one.......I would really like to take one for a little spin.....and spend some time just looking at it........Im sure its probably the...
01-28-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By homelessjoe

bikes

I get it....many of those Italian bikes are works of art.....some Colnagos are just to nice to even ride with gold plating and engraved super record and such........Ive been through hundreds of bikes...
01-28-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By SJX426

Yeah I thought I made a mistake once but I was...

Yeah I thought I made a mistake once but I was wrong too.
homelessjoe - For me, the root cause is that its not really about the bike as much as it is about the people associated with it. Ernesto...
01-26-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,179
Posted By SJX426

Mine is as stated but with Mavic 501 hubs, GL330...

Mine is as stated but with Mavic 501 hubs, GL330 rims with 3/50 Tubes from YJ, 20lbs 11oz as shown.
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