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04-13-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By MB33

I have a set in yellow if you have red pair to...

I have a set in yellow if you have red pair to trade me.
04-12-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By GregU

Someone accidentally used the Columbus SLX male...

Someone accidentally used the Columbus SLX male molds instead of tubes?
04-11-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By ventana

Mint 1974 Schwinn Paramount P15 For Sale

For Sale: 1974 Schwinn Paramount P15 $2,000 (check link https://photos.app.goo.gl/Czd9FniAABYj9BUZA...
04-11-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 919
Posted By nlerner

Wow! If we ever meet in person, please go easy...

Wow! If we ever meet in person, please go easy when shaking my hand.
Forum: Commuting
04-10-21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 379
Posted By Zas

Thanks all, sounds like the VO ones would be...

Thanks all, sounds like the VO ones would be worth a try!
04-09-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By Chicago Al

As far as I know, Miyata’s mixtes only came in...

As far as I know, Miyata’s mixtes only came in two sizes, 19-1/2” and 21”, and the former are far more common. Like 1 in 20 might be 21”. This bike might be one of those but it’s also very possible...
04-09-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,999
Posted By PilotFishBob

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis,...

This was at Shelby Farms Park here in Memphis, about 15 minutes or so away from me by bike via the Greenline, one of our rails-to-trails projects. They have a herd of 15 or so bison they take care...
04-09-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,999
Posted By ascherer

Maybe I'm just a city slicker but I find it...

Maybe I'm just a city slicker but I find it interesting to note that there appear to be bison grazing behind PilotFishBob's International and we're carrying on about color and lugs.
04-09-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By machinist42

Life, The Universe....Everything!

As someone who recently snagged an '84 Trek 620, I eagerly await the results of your research.

After reading your posting, I went and measured my Lotus Odyssey, and it can accommodate 42s, but not...
04-09-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

It continually amazes me at how large of a...

It continually amazes me at how large of a diameter a tire (width particularly) one can fit going from 700C to 650B. The chainstays are still as narrow as they are for a 700x32 tire, but then it's...
04-09-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,118
Posted By bikemig

I'm with you on why you really want fat tires but...

I'm with you on why you really want fat tires but I think 650b is likely the way to go especially with that '79 Trek 510. It's a fine 650b candidate. I'm running 700 x 35c tires with room to spare on...
04-09-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By Chombi1

Mehhhh...... this guy's way overthunk his...

Mehhhh...... this guy's way overthunk his bike.....
Here's the right way to ride wood!...
04-09-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By Chombi1

Thousands of years from now, when even the last...

Thousands of years from now, when even the last UO8 had finally turned into tiny flakes of rust, blowing in the radioactive winds, this bike will still be around, ready for a million more miles
04-09-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By squirtdad

clear coat it and save the patina

clear coat it and save the patina
04-09-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By degan

I think the guy who rode this bike was a spinner,...

I think the guy who rode this bike was a spinner, not a masher.
04-09-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By bargo68

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04-09-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,754
Posted By beicster

I think an actual 45 would be be close on the...

I think an actual 45 would be be close on the front on mine. But, still, you should buy this bike :) I was looking for something in the Voyageur thread earlier today and noticed that you had posted...
04-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By Reynolds

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the...

It's not finished yet, wait till they pour the concrete on it.
04-09-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By panzerwagon

Early Miyata prototype of STB tubing (Splined...

Early Miyata prototype of STB tubing (Splined Triple Body-weight)
04-09-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By dedhed

Looks like some construction worker had too much...

Looks like some construction worker had too much time on his hands. Probably should have used green bar for rust protection.

Looks like #8 main frame at 2.67#/ft
04-09-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,109
Posted By beicster

Have you had a chance to build this up yet? It...

Have you had a chance to build this up yet? It looks like you have the shifter braze ons that are kind of a pain in the butt. The standard only lasted a couple of years and it only fit some Shimano...
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, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By BFisher

Looks pretty solid.

Looks pretty solid.
04-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By nomadmax

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is...

The only thing I can add is.......the fork is bent :roflmao2:
04-09-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

It's for attaching and securing other (more...

It's for attaching and securing other (more worthy) bikes as theft deterrence. :innocent:
04-09-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By steelbikeguy

I'm just trying to understand why there is a lock...

I'm just trying to understand why there is a lock on that bike. Seems a bit superfluous.

Steve in Peoria
(and nomadmax already posted my first reaction... i.e. this is just the ultimate...
04-09-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By nlerner

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.

Ribbed for someone’s pleasure.
04-09-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By gbi

Medieval training device used to teach consumers...

Medieval training device used to teach consumers the importance of buying the proper size frame, this one demonstrates the downfalls of a frame that is too large.
04-09-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By nomadmax

Schwinn Varsity prototype.

Schwinn Varsity prototype.
04-08-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By RustyJames

I'm guessing East Germany circa 1958?

I'm guessing East Germany circa 1958?
04-08-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By krakhaus

Looks pretty neat, but I would imagine it would...

Looks pretty neat, but I would imagine it would bend really quickly. You can bend that 3/8 rebar by hand.
04-08-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,301
Posted By cyccommute

They couldn’t find schedule 40 pipe?

They couldn’t find schedule 40 pipe?
04-06-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By rjhammett

PX10. Not impressed. ...

PX10. Not impressed.

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04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 393
Posted By Homebrew01

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity...

What does a bike need to do to rank below varsity ?
04-06-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 897
Posted By 75lechamp

1975 Team Champion

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04-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,999
Posted By daka

Doesn't look like I'll have too much trouble...

Doesn't look like I'll have too much trouble moving this along, if it comes to that. The progress report so far - I've cleaned, polished, and have done a little touch-up on the frame and fork....
04-06-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By ascherer

That's going to make someone happy. Yes, great...

That's going to make someone happy. Yes, great bones.
Forum: Commuting
04-05-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By DiegoFrogs

"Under a roof" is a pretty good option. I'd be...

"Under a roof" is a pretty good option. I'd be surprised if you had problems with accelerated corrosion with some routine wiping-down, lubrication and maintenance.
04-05-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By jetboy

went on a first real 'ride' today - basically to...

went on a first real 'ride' today - basically to the local decathlon to get a new helmets (not matching.. though it was tempting) and a pannier etc (had a rack in my stash) and various odds and ends....
04-05-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 481,405
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Ok, everyone, as promised, my 1979 Trek 510!...

Ok, everyone, as promised, my 1979 Trek 510! Triple rare in form, IMO: 1) a 510 from 1979 +/- 2) 25.5" size 3) Chestnut color, which is gorgeous. Fully double butted Ishiwata 022 tubing, with a...
04-05-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 945
Posted By thumpism

You should have led with this one. Nice bike.

You should have led with this one. Nice bike.
04-05-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 24,088
Posted By Germany_chris

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-04-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By jetboy

Vintage Tandem: Dawes Super Galaxy

I posted in the tandem section but figured some here might want a gander at this girl: 531 tubes and forks, XT and Stronglight drivetrain- just got it today but so far very impressed!
...
04-04-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,297
Posted By Korina

Gorgeous build, and where did you find those...

Gorgeous build, and where did you find those bags?!?
04-03-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By jdawginsc

Stem included because it won’t come...

Stem included because it won’t come out...stripped bolts no charge. Potential for internal cable routing through the holes......
04-03-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,297
Posted By BikeTales

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04-03-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2,354
Views: 481,405
Posted By bikemig

1979 Trek 510

I wouldn't want your '79 510 to feel lonely. It is a fine riding frame with a full Ishiwata frame and a cast crown. The low temp silver brazed Treks are great bikes.
...
04-02-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,510
Views: 840,297
Posted By garryg

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks...

$50 Apollo Club Tourer i picked up a few weeks ago
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/untitled_21_of_29__892d631128fbcc65c18c71a09a15240abda37e79.jpg...
04-02-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 733
Posted By rccardr

Check out Swift as well...

Check out Swift as well...
04-02-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,715
Posted By cb400bill

I give to you the Schwinn Varsity of automatic...

I give to you the Schwinn Varsity of automatic watches, the early 70s Times Self-Wind.

...
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