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06-20-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 198,319
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Cassius Clay ...

Cassius Clay

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Muhammad Ali
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06-08-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,274
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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$0 - Crap on hand -- 2 pieces of scrap wood, an old socket, a nut, a piece of...
05-26-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,083
Views: 198,319
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Former Congressman Ron Paul and current Senator...

Former Congressman Ron Paul and current Senator Rand Paul.

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05-21-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,691
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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05-21-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 10,249
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

G Petersen J. Peterman Things that make...

G Petersen

J. Peterman

Things that make you go hmmm.
05-14-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,930
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Does this qualify as a classic and vintage thread?

Does this qualify as a classic and vintage thread?
05-12-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,544
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

For years, I've been in the habit of putting a...

For years, I've been in the habit of putting a business card inside the seat post and bottom bracket shell as an additional means of proof of ownership. I can see someone calling the number that used...
05-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Given the similarity of the road and bicycle...

Given the similarity of the road and bicycle posing, I'm guessing this bike on eBay is from the same guy who had the bike in the original post. Note the same fence line in the left of the picture....
03-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,411
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Who knew?! ...

Who knew?!

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03-23-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,411
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fun Fact: If your run out of TP, you can take...

Fun Fact: If your run out of TP, you can take care of business on the lawn or an old piece of carpet . . .
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03-21-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,433
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

It's a tie between the 79 Centurion Pro Tour and...

It's a tie between the 79 Centurion Pro Tour and the 84 Trek 760


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03-17-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,411
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There are growing reports of TP looting going on....

There are growing reports of TP looting going on.

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03-15-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,411
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

You could always go really classic and vintage by...

You could always go really classic and vintage by using an xylospongium, which was the communal poop stick used in ancient Rome.

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03-15-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,411
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone...

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone off Craigslist.


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02-27-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 917
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Since we're talking laces and cycling . . . ...

Since we're talking laces and cycling . . .

If you break the waist drawstring in a pair of sweatpants, shifter or brake cable housing works really well to get a new string in, by sliding the...
02-10-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 942
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That quick release is in the open position ...

That quick release is in the open position
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02-08-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've got a bike with brazed-on centerpulls.You...

I've got a bike with brazed-on centerpulls.You want to push it around the knob on the caliper.

A small open ended combination wrench should do the trick.Catch the bottom of the spring in the jaws...
12-19-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,020
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I keep a cotton ball on my bench for pesky,...

I keep a cotton ball on my bench for pesky, sneaky flats like this. Run it along the inside and/or outside of the tire and any sharp protrusions will generally snag some of the cotton.
12-16-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,204
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Couldn't the issue have been solved years ago by...

Couldn't the issue have been solved years ago by just putting a piece of tape over the offending wrench opening?
10-23-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 844,517
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

New Old Stock Centurion Bikes...

New Old Stock Centurion Bikes (https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Centurion-Ironman-Expert-Elite-Bike-New-Old-Stock-in-Box/303333028946?hash=item46a00eb452:g:UWQAAOSwc9RdsJrl)
10-12-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,383
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I just use two chain whips. I clamp one to the...

I just use two chain whips. I clamp one to the bench and just yank on the other.

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10-01-19, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 844,517
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Re: The Great Britain bikes. Unfortunately the...

Re: The Great Britain bikes. Unfortunately the synapses those memories are attached to are no longer firing due to chronic CRS syndrome. This was probably 4-5 years ago and was discussed on the...
09-27-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8,958
Views: 844,517
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Likelihood these are counterfeit is < 1% in my...

Likelihood these are counterfeit is < 1% in my opinion. There are a few threads on these here and the consensus seems to be they're from the German Centurion company, probably when they were still...
09-07-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,996
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps...

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps (http://www.wiggle.co.uk/dmr-hinged-clamps-1/). Rock solid.

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08-15-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,254
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I considered that allen key maneuver on my...

I considered that allen key maneuver on my vintage bikes at one time, but decided it would be way too OCD.

My bikes range from a 1978 Motobecane Super Mirage to a 2014 Surly LHT, but mostly 1980s...
08-13-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,719
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

My 1983 GT. Vitus 888 frame. Great riding bike. ...

My 1983 GT. Vitus 888 frame. Great riding bike.

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07-09-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,206
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There was definitely a maroon B-17, also a Colt...

There was definitely a maroon B-17, also a Colt and a Professional. I've got one of the latter on my Trek 760. I think it was part of a special color collection Brooks was doing, maybe about 7-8...
06-19-18, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,441
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps...

A pair of DMR Hinged Clamps (http://www.wiggle.co.uk/dmr-hinged-clamps-1/). Rock solid.

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04-04-18, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'm running a Superbe Pro RD that came OEM on my...

I'm running a Superbe Pro RD that came OEM on my 1984 Trek 760, originally with a Suntour 13x24 6 speed freewheel.

Needing a little more range for my old knees, I got it running with a 13x28 7...
11-21-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,832
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I wouldn't lock yourself into having vintage...

I wouldn't lock yourself into having vintage panniers, especially if you plan to use them for touring. I also think a lot of colors would look good on that bike, black or blue would be complementary,...
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