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04-15-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 510
Posted By nlerner

I vote for one brifter, one barcon, and the set...

I vote for one brifter, one barcon, and the set of downtube shifters mounted but not hooked up just because.
04-13-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By jdawginsc

Rust is grey hair on a vintage bike. If you dye...

Rust is grey hair on a vintage bike. If you dye it, no one seriously believes you have grayless hair...

Clean, polish a bit, and enjoy the small bits of patina!!! Each rust spot has a story to...
04-13-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By C9H13N

My 2 cents - donít do anything permanent unless...

My 2 cents - donít do anything permanent unless youíre going to spring for a full repaint/powder job. IMO most paint touch ups look like crap and are worse than leaving as is.

Strip it down to the...
04-10-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,888
Posted By gugie

Update! Put a fork in it

Fork completed, and my powder coat guy turned it around in 1 day! I've never asked him for discounts or fast turnaround. I guess I've been nice enough to him that he did this for me - it helped that...
04-10-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By scarlson

You should be able to do a file, then sandpaper,...

You should be able to do a file, then sandpaper, then polish. Just go slow so you don't take off more than necessary.

If it makes you feel any better, my actual Renť Herse is full of these sorts...
04-09-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By gugie

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of...

When I took the UBI framebuilding class, one of the students was building just such a thing.
...
04-09-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By tyler_fred

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build,...

At first I thought this was a Columbus SLX build, but then I remembered the spiraling is supposed to be on the inside..
04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By nlerner

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.
04-08-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 797
Posted By fredlord

You want mountain bike shoes.

You want mountain bike shoes.
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By Chombi1

Most of the time, these zig zag scratches on...

Most of the time, these zig zag scratches on stems and seatlosts are caused by people that are impatient and tried to twist off the stem or sestpost from the bike, before the stem quill or sest lug...
04-08-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By styggno1

#9 ...

#9

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04-05-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By Bogester

hereís a couple of my old biking watches that...

hereís a couple of my old biking watches that took a licking and stopped ticking....
04-05-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By styggno1

#6 From todays hobby work shop ...

#6

From todays hobby work shop

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04-05-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By downhillmaster

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04-04-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By SJX426

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it...

I need ot look up the data on this but I think it is from the mid to late 1800s. It was a family watch.
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04-03-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By Choke

Here are some of my collection..... This...

Here are some of my collection.....

This Illinois was made in 1914.

http://misc.ciocctoo.com/pw1.jpg

http://misc.ciocctoo.com/pw2.jpg

Since most of us like movements this Chopard has an...
04-03-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By John E

I hope they don't banish this one, for two...

I hope they don't banish this one, for two reasons.
1) It is a very timely thread. (Sorry, couldn't resist ...)
2) Most of the posts involve vintage timepieces.

Pix of the V&C pocket watch from...
04-03-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By styggno1

#2 ...

#2

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04-02-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By Choke

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the...

I have more watches than I do bikes. But the coolest timekeeping piece that I have is the JLC Atmos. The clock never needs winding; it has a capsule that is filled with a special gas and temperature...
04-02-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,711
Posted By genejockey

Watches, you say? How about something from the...

Watches, you say? How about something from the 18th Century?
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03-31-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,023
Posted By Iride01

I'd rather you came up on my side and chat awhile...

I'd rather you came up on my side and chat awhile first. But if you simply let me know you are there on my wheel I'd be okay with it.

Clearly some people care. They need their private space in...
03-31-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By rccardr

But seriously, much respect for your interest in...

But seriously, much respect for your interest in this leriod, these frames and bikes, and your ability to source, photograph, and explain them for our edification.o
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 867
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-29-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 442
Posted By geeteeiii

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03-28-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By styggno1

Solving first world problems

Rebuildning the wheels for my Mťral Super Randonneur. In doing that I had to solve some really big problems. Like too long valve stems and too many decals on the rims.

I do not know how many of...
03-27-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,536
Posted By indyfabz

Iíve been through the desert on a bike with no...

Iíve been through the desert on a bike with no name.
03-26-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,536
Posted By GlennR

Sorry, but no. Name your kids, your dog and...

Sorry, but no.

Name your kids, your dog and your boat, but never a car or bicycle or body part.

BTW, i'm sure this is not the first "name your bike" topic.
03-26-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,085
Posted By Moisture

So my cadence isn't actually "slower than...

So my cadence isn't actually "slower than average" i gather.
Forum: Foo
03-25-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 859
Posted By wgscott

Upper body strength is just dead weight for a...

Upper body strength is just dead weight for a road biker, unless you have to lift your 16 lb carbon BSO onto the top of your car.
03-25-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By nlerner

I wonder what one could do on an e-bike.

I wonder what one could do on an e-bike.
03-21-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,888
Posted By gugie

Forgive me fellow C&Vers, but I have sinned

Early one morning a few weeks ago, nlerner texts me that there's a Ritchey Breakaway CX in my frame size for sale, but it's listed on Craigslist in Santa Cruz, California. Neal knows I'm jealous of...
03-20-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,363
Posted By dabac

Iíve only ever used the same pumps as for my...

Iíve only ever used the same pumps as for my Prestas. No adapters, no problem. The tips of the valves where they engage the pump are close enough in diameter.

And just like on Prestas, the valve...
03-18-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By scarlson

I don't see how it could be the axle, because the...

I don't see how it could be the axle, because the axle isn't turning. Looks like the hubshell is bent, and likely sometime after it was machined. But how?
03-18-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,363
Posted By BobbyG

$1.24 for two; no drilling required. ...

$1.24 for two; no drilling required.
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03-09-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,946
Posted By vane171

Bikes are somewhat like cars, the more expensive...

Bikes are somewhat like cars, the more expensive and later technology they are, the less likely is the average owner able to work on them at home. And if your bike cost is 3-5k and up, the cost of...
03-08-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,382
Posted By Leinster

Anything in the teens Celsius is ideal...

Anything in the teens Celsius is ideal temperatures for pretty much anything where youíre going to sweat. Low teens you might need to bring an extra layer for cafe stops etc, but anything between...
03-08-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,662
Posted By Dan Burkhart

This is one of those times when one can be...

This is one of those times when one can be excused for resurrecting a zombie thread when useful info is added. Besides, reading through was entertaining.
03-08-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,946
Posted By 70sSanO

The best thing about doing your own work is you...

The best thing about doing your own work is you get a lifetime warranty on labor and can always get a hold of the mechanic that screwed up.

John
03-08-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,662
Posted By mattsl

Apologies for re-animating this zombie thread...

Apologies for re-animating this zombie thread once more, but I made a serendipitous discovery of an inexpensive tool that fits. I found this thread after encountering a similar headset with the three...
03-06-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,536
Posted By Paul Barnard

Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
03-06-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,536
Posted By Rolla

Quantifying an experience has a tendency to...

Quantifying an experience has a tendency to become more important than the experience itself.
03-06-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,536
Posted By Outrider1

So you started a thread about apathy? Must be a...

So you started a thread about apathy? Must be a sub category for that.:D​​​​​​
03-05-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,536
Posted By 10 Wheels

I was in a Large Club that kept Track of Miles. ...

I was in a Large Club that kept Track of Miles.
If one could ride a 100 a mile day in each Month of the year you would get a 100 Mile Jersey

Got Three of Them....
03-04-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,327
Posted By P!N20

This thread needs more pics. ...

This thread needs more pics.

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Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,618
Posted By clemsongirl

great subject for a theme!!!! 2nd change...

great subject for a theme!!!!


2nd change :) .....from today




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03-02-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By Reynolds 531

This is the Park Tools version....

This is the Park Tools version....
03-01-21, 03:15 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,794
Posted By merziac

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02-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,794
Posted By iab

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis. ...

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis.

https://live.staticflickr.com/499/31614050121_5361347adc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF)Gloria05 (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF) by iabisdb...
02-28-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,794
Posted By steelbikeguy

Rather than post pics of the chromed Nervex lugs...

Rather than post pics of the chromed Nervex lugs on my Raleigh International or Prugnat lugs on the Raleigh Team, I figure that I should just post the most unique lugs in my small group of bikes. ...
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