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08-13-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 911
Posted By thinktubes

Had a 1973 CB360 just like this one - top speed...

Had a 1973 CB360 just like this one - top speed 70 mph. **** :p

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/2e/1976_CB_360.jpg

KZ900 based chopper my dad built in the early 80s
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Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By thinktubes

Late 40's. $75-150.

Late 40's. $75-150.
08-11-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By thinktubes

Or just Italian threaded......

Or just Italian threaded... (https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/56411-italian-bottom-bracket-problems-myth-fact.html)
08-10-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By thinktubes

I've owned a number of Trek 400s from that era...

I've owned a number of Trek 400s from that era and they are great riders. Stable and comfortable. Well worth the effort.
08-10-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By thinktubes

Price-point Colnago...

Price-point Colnago...
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By thinktubes

Agree with the max around $300. Definitely...

Agree with the max around $300.

Definitely sell now - Covid seems to have added an extra $100 to prices and demand is very high.
08-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

Rode up to Fort Sheridan. Temps in the early 90s...

Rode up to Fort Sheridan. Temps in the early 90s and a broken mount for a second water bottle limited me to 40 miles.

"Gate 22" on a defunct part of the fort. Land is being sold for...
08-09-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 540
Posted By thinktubes

I didn't notice the hubs the first time I read...

I didn't notice the hubs the first time I read this thread. Definitely "hi-zoot" and more fun than Phils.

I have a pair waiting for the right project :innocent:
08-09-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By thinktubes

canklecat hit most of the points. The...

canklecat hit most of the points.

The position of the brake hoods and length of the stem may also be factors.

Sometimes, the solution to a fit issue can be counter-intuitive. Try raising and...
08-09-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 540
Posted By thinktubes

There's a whole lot to like there. Everyone...

There's a whole lot to like there. Everyone should own a 531 bike.
08-08-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By thinktubes

Kleen!!!

Kleen!!!
08-08-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 333
Posted By thinktubes

Where does it hurt?

Where does it hurt?
08-08-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By thinktubes

WGB started it...

WGB started it...
08-08-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By thinktubes

Are you sure it isn't pronounced...

Are you sure it isn't pronounced "Dick-oot"?
08-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By thinktubes

Congrats!!! Getting close here 203.5 this...

Congrats!!!

Getting close here 203.5 this morning, after 15 months.
08-06-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,199
Views: 209,124
Posted By thinktubes

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have...

After being catless for almost 2 years, we have restocked.

Zoot and ZuZu :love:

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08-05-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 757
Posted By thinktubes

That looks great - nice work! how does it...

That looks great - nice work!

how does it ride? I just sold a way too small 1987 Prelude. The frame looked really nice, but I couldn't get an impression of the ride or handling.
08-05-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By thinktubes

Remember this? ...

Remember this?

https://ep1.pinkbike.org/p5pb11691987/p5pb11691987.jpg
08-05-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,702
Posted By thinktubes

"Cancel Culture" strikes again!

"Cancel Culture" strikes again!
08-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,321
Posted By thinktubes

"This bike was raced in the Tour de France" ...

"This bike was raced in the Tour de France"

"It's ready to ride"
08-01-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By thinktubes

Great stems - currently on "old trusty". 130mm ...

Great stems - currently on "old trusty". 130mm

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50177867668_424b8edc49_h.jpg

Originally came to me on $5 police auction bike purchased in 1995. It has seen...
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By thinktubes

Deal - great bike!

Deal - great bike!
07-31-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,467
Posted By thinktubes

Rules are for small minds.

Rules are for small minds.
07-30-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By thinktubes

Happy that this turned out to be untrue

Happy that this turned out to be untrue
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By thinktubes

Ever own a boat?

Ever own a boat?
07-28-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 910
Posted By thinktubes

Salamandrine for the win.

Salamandrine for the win.
07-27-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,942
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50105265413_b5...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50105265413_b5753ca5e8_h.jpg
07-27-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By thinktubes

Here's what I'm using. The under seat option...

Here's what I'm using. The under seat option probably won't work for most. Really liking the 38oz. Soma bottle.

Total capacity = 62 oz. I looked at the dual cage, but it's pricey and I wasn't...
07-26-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By thinktubes

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of...

I'm assuming the bike in question is one of these. Parts and complete bikes can bring stupid money since bro dads and sleeve tattoo moms love them.
...
07-26-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

It was 95 today! Got out early to try to beat the...

It was 95 today! Got out early to try to beat the heat, but it was 93 when I got home with a heat index of 102. Took it easy, but was really missing the drinking fountains.
Jerry Ortega sightings...
07-24-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 359
Posted By thinktubes

A headache?

A headache?
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By thinktubes

Welcome! Since you're not asking for a value,...

Welcome! Since you're not asking for a value, this should be in the main C&V forum.

maybe cb400bill can work his magic :)
07-23-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,337
Posted By thinktubes

15 yo thread...

15 yo thread...
07-22-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,826
Posted By thinktubes

Too nice of a ride to be a "wall-hanger" ...

Too nice of a ride to be a "wall-hanger"

does it have 700C wheels installed? Love the green as-is.
07-21-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By thinktubes

Holy crap, I thought this was a bug when the...

Holy crap, I thought this was a bug when the format changed a few years back. Super annoying on mobile.

Thanks for pointing out the "fix" The Golden Boy !!!!
07-20-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,100
Views: 203,812
Posted By thinktubes

Pic asst.

Pic asst.
07-20-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,669
Posted By thinktubes

Super Cool! More gizmos than the Mach 5 ...

Super Cool!

More gizmos than the Mach 5

https://bestride.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/mach_5_steering_whee_3FrCv.jpg
07-19-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14,008
Views: 3,001,861
Posted By thinktubes

Finally got this put back together. Mercury...

Finally got this put back together. Mercury retrograde and "Covad" were conspiring against me.

Had the wheelset, buy had to buy a 26.6 seatpost and 6-speed freewheel. First seller sent a junk...
07-19-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By thinktubes

"trouble, south of the border" keeping me off the...

"trouble, south of the border" keeping me off the bike :mad:
07-19-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,054
Views: 232,059
Posted By thinktubes

I finally have something to add to this thread. ...

I finally have something to add to this thread. 1987 Prelude.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50131789217_3c12eb560d_k.jpg
07-19-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

"Full Kit" Andy_K always liked the look of...

"Full Kit" Andy_K

always liked the look of those Performance frames. I guy in my group ride had a black one.
07-17-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

Corn is looking great Peugeotlover

Corn is looking great Peugeotlover
07-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

"Conjugational Humidor"

"Conjugational Humidor"
07-13-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,375
Posted By thinktubes

Guitar repair too - not accepting any more...

Guitar repair too - not accepting any more repairs until August. Thankfully, I have N+1....
07-12-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15,859
Views: 1,637,856
Posted By thinktubes

Had 90s all of last week in Chicago. Got a break...

Had 90s all of last week in Chicago. Got a break today with temps in the upper 70s. Traded the heat for strong NE winds. Rode 60 up north. Jerry Ortega sightings = 1

The wind roiled the lake,...
07-09-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,213
Posted By thinktubes

I seem to remember tbat Gios had short-ish TTs

I seem to remember tbat Gios had short-ish TTs
07-09-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,890
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48650197041_d3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48650197041_d3ea2f622f_k.jpg
07-07-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 769
Posted By thinktubes

No reason to avoid Chinese sellers. I've had far...

No reason to avoid Chinese sellers. I've had far more issues with domestic sellers.
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