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08-16-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,356
Posted By MiloFrance

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge...

It's finally found a home. My acquaintance Serge (remember this one? (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1161841-very-nice-french-one-you.html)) came over to see what I had and away it went 2...
08-16-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By Bianchigirll

Felice Gimondi :( :( A sad day for cyclist everywhere

I just saw this posted on FB Steel is Real :(

Malore on holiday in Sicily
Felice Gimondi is deadMourning for the cycling world and for Bergamo: died on the evening of Friday 16 August Felice...
08-08-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By since6

As we age,.... the Spherovelo

Having recently succeeded with a grandson, launching him off his big wheel to a "Bike", his word, balance bike. Once I got the seat high enough most of the falling stopped and he just wouldn't, had...
08-05-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By noglider

I tend to prefer to ride the bike I rode most...

I tend to prefer to ride the bike I rode most recently because I know it's in good condition to ride. There is a snowballing effect.
08-04-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 584
Posted By cudak888

Nope, I don't give them the courtesy of being...

Nope, I don't give them the courtesy of being asked.

"STAY IN THE SHED AND BE A GOOD BICYCLE! DO NOT RUST!"

-Kurt
08-04-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By SurferRosa

Yes, give them to TenGrainBread for a few hours. ...

Yes, give them to TenGrainBread for a few hours. :lol:


And I do agree about using an aerosol oil to clean. I often folllow with wet 1000 grit on the brake track.
07-30-19, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By scarlson

I put it all together with some proper tires...

I put it all together with some proper tires (Pari-Moto 650x42) and re-ran the dynamo wire through the fender lips and inside the internal frame conduit, as the original dynamo wire had been cut off....
07-26-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Man. You don't mess around, do ya? I'd have done...

Man. You don't mess around, do ya? I'd have done the first post and a few replies, then resurrected the zombie thread two years later when stuff had gradually moved around enough to be out of frame...
07-25-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By Reynolds 531

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should...

Well, to be perfectly honest, the chain should never be off of the big ring in the first place....
07-25-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,227
Posted By Drillium Dude

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

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07-24-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,963
Posted By brian3069

42

42
07-24-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,823
Posted By MiloFrance

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having...

I have to give some credit to Mr Tunes for having the guts and confidence to send a pile of euros to a near stranger. I only had a single photo to go on and the seller is so un-technical, even that...
07-23-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,963
Posted By 79pmooney

Dead tubes have a lot of uses. I cut strips from...

Dead tubes have a lot of uses. I cut strips from them to wrap around handlebars for lights, computers, etc. (And forks and seat/chainstays for speed/cadence sensors.) They work better than bungee...
07-23-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,963
Posted By 79pmooney

I am on fixed income. Money spent on tubes could...

I am on fixed income. Money spent on tubes could buy me something more permanent or better food or simply be kept in the bank. Tubes cost $5-6 each. Patches 25 cents each. A good patch job is...
07-21-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,185
Posted By nomadmax

Yesterday was some kinda hot, it seemed like the...

Yesterday was some kinda hot, it seemed like the sun was resting on my face or back for hours on end. It's all fun and games until it's too hot to breathe before the start ;) I was privileged to be...
07-21-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,823
Posted By RobbieTunes

The bike MiloFrance didn't show you....

Finally arrived. You may have to go to his thread to find out about the 8-9 bikes he picked up and hauled back to his house.

He put in a ton of work, and this was 7 months in the mix, folks, from...
07-21-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,185
Posted By RobbieTunes

Thoughts on a long hot 170 miles in the saddle....

Yesterday was Ride Across Indiana. (RAIN)
It didn't rain. @speedevil, @nomadmax and I decided this was some kind of rational thing to do.
We'll leave it at that. We just had to add the 5 miles...
07-18-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 914
Posted By robertj298

A big thank you

This place is great. I am 65 years old and up until a couple years ago the only bicycle I'd ever ridden was a single speed with coaster brakes when I was a kid.
I have obtained so much information...
07-17-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By Kabuki12

I bought this new in 1976 or so. I rode it hard...

I bought this new in 1976 or so. I rode it hard for 2 years right after I bought it when my wife and I gave up cars for a while! ...
07-16-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By JohnDThompson

Here's a Bicycling! magazine article from 1984...

Here's a Bicycling! magazine article from 1984 showing the inside of the Trek factory at the time I was working there:

http://www.os2.dhs.org/~john/Trek/index.html
07-10-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By verktyg

BANG - Instant Deceleration!

One morning back in 1976 I was headed off to school after cramming all night for my last final exam. Had to get there before they locked the doors to the lecture hall at 8:30am.

I was in a full...
07-09-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 998
Posted By old's'cool

I think "DORCY" has a spelling error

I think "DORCY" has a spelling error
07-07-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By scarlson

Here's a photo of the fully-prepped joint prior...

Here's a photo of the fully-prepped joint prior to brazing, that I forgot to upload yesterday. I had wire-wheeled the rust and paint off to a suitable distance, to avoid the fumes and make brazing go...
07-06-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,879
Posted By scarlson

Feeling brazen

I used my oxy-acetylene torch running oxy-propane (blue rhino). I just bought a #10 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=10) tip and was excited to try it out. YIKES too...
06-29-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,337
Posted By Kovkov

https://getfinn.com/

https://getfinn.com/
06-21-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,719
Posted By SurferRosa

https://y.yarn.co/d68db93b-d635-43c7-863e-b68c3dc4...

https://y.yarn.co/d68db93b-d635-43c7-863e-b68c3dc4d5d3_screenshot.jpg

"I guess you don't! I guess you don't!"
06-21-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,719
Posted By mechanicmatt

Error Code 16 = "pedal"

Error Code 16 = "pedal"
06-10-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 663
Posted By since6

Freedom Day

Get your motor runnin'
Head out on the highway
Lookin' for adventure
And whatever comes our way
Yeah Darlin' go make it happen
Take the world in a love embrace
Fire all of your guns at once...
06-04-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By nlerner

Camels unfiltered.

Camels unfiltered.
06-02-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By since6

Little Boys

Two brothers, 7 and 4, mom tells me “Grandpa they brought their bikes, they want to go for a ride.” A morning of yard work, the waiting, the worry of spine surgery recovery, lightens, of course...
05-22-19, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,557
Posted By La Brea Bike

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This is what one day gets you.
05-18-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,800
Posted By Kactus

You have to go with tan sidewalls, anything else...

You have to go with tan sidewalls, anything else is just... wrong!
https://i.imgur.com/BaXFehT.jpg?1
https://i.imgur.com/C2IB4Vq.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/hBclg4M.jpg
05-12-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 143,456
Posted By PilotFishBob

Annie may need a username and login if this keeps...

Annie may need a username and login if this keeps up...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x742/annie_bf_e614f8d2dddba32e19e9b71aa1c74cfe395ecbf7.jpg
04-24-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,028
Posted By JaccoW

I other fun stuff, I'm slowly building a tool kit...

I other fun stuff, I'm slowly building a tool kit for when I am commuting to take care of most problems on the road.
http://i.imgur.com/plbdNmEh.jpg (https://imgur.com/plbdNmE)

Road Runner...
04-22-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,962
Posted By lonesomesteve

;) ...

;)

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04-21-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 146,907
Posted By sykerocker

I've been busy today, while watching the Mets vs....

I've been busy today, while watching the Mets vs. Cardinals in the background (Eastern League AA is closed for Easter): Finally got the next to the last original Lambert part back on my Lambert. The...
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