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07-05-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By DeadGrandpa

I came here to find out what to do with my RB-1....

I came here to find out what to do with my RB-1. You guys are not helping.
07-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 391
Posted By nesteel

Buy once, cry once. Everything else is just an...

Buy once, cry once. Everything else is just an imitation.
07-05-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 391
Posted By cb400bill

Centurion IronMan, numerous Trek 600 or 700 series

Centurion IronMan, numerous Trek 600 or 700 series
07-05-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 280,075
Posted By natterberry

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07-03-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By billnuke1

,

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Few more years , few more pounds, and itís, ďCool! Itís a step thru...Ē
07-02-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 6,786
Views: 2,330,663
Posted By friday1970

Finally got mine done. 1986 Schwinn High...

Finally got mine done.
1986 Schwinn High Sierra.
Bought it via FB Marketplace for $30. And trust me, it wasn't in good shape. The frame was a little rusted, but no physical damage.
So stripped...
07-02-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,608
Posted By branko_76

You could have given him $40 which is still a...

You could have given him $40 which is still a good deal.
06-30-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Pars

I tried both the salmon and black Kool Stops on...

I tried both the salmon and black Kool Stops on my RRA (with Campy NR brakes) and could not get rid of the brake squeal. I got close with the black pads. I bought a set of the new Campy replacements...
06-30-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By branko_76

I have KOOL-STOP pads on four bikes. Three with...

I have KOOL-STOP pads on four bikes. Three with aluminum rims....no noise. One with steel rims....some noise, but when I eliminated the "toe-in", the noise diminished. The noise also seemed to...
06-30-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By madpogue

^^^^^ And from a quick scan of the reviews on the...

^^^^^ And from a quick scan of the reviews on the above link, a lot of the negatives are based on noise.
06-30-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 280,075
Posted By gaucho777

I painted a still-unidentified sport (mixte...

I painted a still-unidentified sport (mixte variant) frame for my daughter a few weeks ago. I'm slowing cleaning & polishing the parts for it while the paint cures. Hoping to have it completed in the...
06-30-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By Salamandrine

Campagnolo still sells the original replacement...

Campagnolo still sells the original replacement pads for these. I'll let you do the google search. I personally prefer the original genuine Campagnolo pads in the original flavor Record and Super...
06-30-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 255
Posted By branko_76

You can't go wrong with KOOL-STOP Kool Stop...

You can't go wrong with KOOL-STOP

Kool Stop International - High Performance Bicycle Brake Pads Since 1977 (http://www.koolstop.com/english/rim_pads.html)
06-29-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,104
Posted By cudak888

First Raleigh road bike and it has to be from the...

First Raleigh road bike and it has to be from the 1970's?

Methinks that if you're looking at Raleigh Records, you're not aiming for a budget that can buy you the best (the Professional). That...
06-29-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By billnuke1

Gonna use Simple Green...I guess 12 gallons of...

Gonna use Simple Green...I guess 12 gallons of any cleaner add# up...
06-29-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,104
Posted By Cougrrcj

Early or late '70's??? BIG difference!!!!

Early or late '70's??? BIG difference!!!!
06-29-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,066
Posted By Homebrew01

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.

Those wiggly bars are hideous too.
06-28-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,794
Posted By xiaoman1

Click through is what I enjoy....so do both while...

Click through is what I enjoy....so do both while you are at it :D....I dislike having no links to the posts.
Ben
06-28-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,794
Posted By thumpism

Jeez, do I have to do everything around here?...

Jeez, do I have to do everything around here? It's not enough that I spend hour upon hour sweating and slaving over a hot laptop to bring you people the latest and the greatest in the oldest and the...
06-28-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By gugie

Something I'm pretty sure you know, BITD I was...

Something I'm pretty sure you know, BITD I was taught that if you did something non-standard like this, leave a note inside the BB so that future mechanic will know. Odds are they wouldn't double...
06-27-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have taken the liberty of bolding all the...

...I have taken the liberty of bolding all the phrases that classically alert one to a CL lunatic.
I, for one, certainly wish he had taken the $1200. Now the rest of us have to listen to his...
06-27-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By Headpost

Maybe I need to work harder on my Craigslist ads....

Maybe I need to work harder on my Craigslist ads.

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/kempton-stinsmen-veloce/7149034796.html
...
06-26-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,546
Posted By malcala622

My pittie is terrified of the firework noise. ...

My pittie is terrified of the firework noise. Since late May they've been popping around here and these custom earmuffs have helped her alot.
...
06-26-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,066
Posted By ljsense

You guys are missing the point: if you put a...

You guys are missing the point: if you put a different chainring/cog ratio on one side, the bike will automatically turn in a circle without steering it.
06-26-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,794
Posted By PilotFishBob

SC MkII frame/fork - $20. Assuming no hidden...

SC MkII frame/fork - $20. Assuming no hidden issues (one non-DS pic) a no-brainer. If I were near St. Louis I'd grab it for some unforeseen future project.
...
06-26-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,066
Posted By SJX426

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at...

And lock ring. Points a middle finger at simplicity.
06-26-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,579
Posted By randyjawa

Wednesday, June 24, 2020... Went to two of...

Wednesday, June 24, 2020...

Went to two of the four dumps that allow me to "pick" from. A few kids bikes, a BXM or two, a few old mountain bikes and one old Ten Speed. The Ten Speed. a Sears...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By RedSon

I think that bumping this thread won't be a...

I think that bumping this thread won't be a crime. I have a problem right now. My old PC is wasted. I spilled beer on it and now it goes to the junkyard. The problem is - I don't have much money. Can...
06-24-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 110,502
Posted By ofajen

Quick update: I dropped the bars about an inch,...

Quick update: I dropped the bars about an inch, which gives a nice mix of comfort, power and speed.

Also, I’ve switched over to the wheels with road tires. Had to put the worn out RTP on the rear...
06-24-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By xiaoman1

Here is one for the Centurion/Iron-Man...

Here is one for the Centurion/Iron-Man fans.:innocent: https://offerup.com/item/detail/889443602/...
06-23-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By scarlson

If you don't need it to be "piloted" and...

If you don't need it to be "piloted" and completely co-axial with the other side of the BB, why not order an m35x1 tap on Ebay from China? It will get here eventually, and I bet it would work just...
06-23-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Probably should have known I guess. ...

:thumb: Probably should have known I guess.

You would be one of the few here that can truly wield the regular taps with proper authority, seen plenty of destruction when it was not so, especially...
06-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By arex

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-23-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By repechage

too far in the pandemic period to drop by and...

too far in the pandemic period to drop by and chase and face for you.
Southern California
06-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 56,810
Views: 8,163,794
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/east-falmo...

https://boston.craigslist.org/sob/bik/d/east-falmouth-merlin-titanium-mountain/7145944425.htmlMerlin titanium mountain bike - $1000 (E.Falmouth...
06-23-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By JohnDThompson

Wayne Bingham at Velo-Classique is a VAR...

Wayne Bingham at Velo-Classique is a VAR importer. If he doesn't have the tap in stock, he likely could order it for you.
...
06-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 589
Posted By WGB

Perhaps also post in frame builder's thread??

Perhaps also post in frame builder's thread??
06-22-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 280,075
Posted By capnjonny

I just finished this Nishiki Olympic Mixte and am...

I just finished this Nishiki Olympic Mixte and am taking it to the shop tomorrow for them to sell. When I brought it home I was unimpressed with the color. It looked like dirty brown mustard. After...
06-22-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,177
Posted By thumpism

I knew an old guy in NC who built his own truing...

I knew an old guy in NC who built his own truing stands. He'd build one and use it for a while and use that as a basis for improvements to be incorporated into the next one. Had about a half-dozen...
06-22-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 18,546
Posted By Midway

Brought an 8 week old Red Tri Aussie home Friday...

Brought an 8 week old Red Tri Aussie home Friday June 19th. Meet Darby.

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06-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By Piff

Take a moment today to pour one out. Craigslist,...

Take a moment today to pour one out. Craigslist, A Tragedy.




...
06-21-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By noglider

Maybe it's daunting because the workings are...

Maybe it's daunting because the workings are invisible when you're using it, but it's a simple mechanism, not hard to work on.
06-21-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By SurferRosa

$400 reward for stolen electric quadracycle ...

$400 reward for stolen electric quadracycle

https://images.craigslist.org/00L0L_lrPZmqpt029_0qd0t2_1200x900.jpg...
06-20-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By indyfabz

ďBut Iím a snowflake who melts if I canít do...

ďBut Iím a snowflake who melts if I canít do whatever I want!Ē
06-19-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By curbtender

The Jacob Marley special edition Huffy...

The Jacob Marley special edition Huffy...
06-19-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By JaccoW

I think that would be considered a "kruisframe"...

I think that would be considered a "kruisframe" or cross frame over here. Magneet Kruisframe tandem (https://www.transportfiets.net/2008/05/14/magneet-kruisframe-tandem-transportfiets/)

And some...
06-19-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 637
Posted By noglider

I think Burley calls my tandem (the Zydeco) a...

I think Burley calls my tandem (the Zydeco) a mixte, though I'm not sure I agree. It came with a 3x7 drivetrain, and last year, I upgraded the rear to 11-speed, so I have the only 33-speed bike I've...
06-19-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By jjafterdark

Yeah, no, there's no "virus" going around. ...

Yeah, no, there's no "virus" going around.

And yeah, even 80 IQ grease monkeys at the rattiest bike shop in town now think they're empowered to enforce "social distancing" lol.

F--k 'em.
06-19-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By madpogue

^^^^ Is that a barf bucket?

^^^^ Is that a barf bucket?
06-18-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19,117
Views: 3,112,773
Posted By Headpost

Mintish! ...

Mintish!

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