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09-18-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,571
Posted By JaccoW

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on...

Would you prefer to hear it from his own mouth on Fox News? hear it from his own mouth on Fox News

I mean the GOP and Trump are Defunding USPS...
09-18-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,571
Posted By gaucho777

Don’t blame PBK, blame Trump. MI is a swing state...

Don’t blame PBK, blame Trump. MI is a swing state so you can expect more delays than elsewhere. I know this is supposed to be an apolitical forum, but you are disparaging a vendor due to political...
09-17-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,571
Posted By Marcus_Ti

It is cutting costs, on the part of private...

It is cutting costs, on the part of private shipping companies.

Here in Nebraska it it utterly routine, particularly outside LNK or OMA. The population density in Farmlandia is too low for UPS or...
09-05-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By JJScaliger

She does: abuse of power.

She does: abuse of power.
09-05-20, 04:53 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,853
Posted By botty kayer

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09-04-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By JJScaliger

When I think of the Illiad I always think of this...

When I think of the Illiad I always think of this painting I saw at a David exhibition at Williams College. The The pictorial synopsis of the first part of the Illiad. ...
09-01-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 613
Posted By Kobe

I have seen a couple of Browning's too. They were...

I have seen a couple of Browning's too. They were low end bikes.



You sound like a Doomsday Prepper.
08-30-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,724
Posted By Korina

You asked for it, you got it. Here's an...

You asked for it, you got it. Here's an engineer's perspective. Warning; math ahead.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hEz_0zYFI8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kC-u55TyeKk
...
08-27-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,467
Posted By Velo Mule

Kickstands. While I can't actually say I love...

Kickstands. While I can't actually say I love them, I don't hate them and have them on many of my bikes because they are handy. I like the old Rode Gear Flickstand that I had on my racing bike. But...
08-27-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,467
Posted By Kovkov

Cottered cranks made out of steel. Im convinced...

Cottered cranks made out of steel. Im convinced this is the best option (when installed and removed with a dedicated press) The part that wears out is the small cheap cotter pin. No worn out...
08-21-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 6,280
Posted By canklecat

Foot retention. Yeah, I've used toe clips through...

Foot retention. Yeah, I've used toe clips through clipless on my road bikes, and will probably continue to do so. But it's overrated unless we're racing. Stiff soled but walkable shoes and grippy...
08-19-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By Deepcherry

Diamond Back (Ascent 1990) refurb

Hi all
After some positive comments from forum members regarding this bike, I picked it up yesterday and today have set about dismantling the frame and components for a health check and lube job.
...
08-16-20, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,052
Posted By Sedgemop

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think. ...

Audrey Hepburn in 1958, I think.

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08-07-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 85,654
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Barnstable Village, Cape Cod This home ...

Barnstable Village, Cape Cod
This home

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across...
07-23-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,257
Posted By Prowler

Sure looks like a woodworkers vice - normally...

Sure looks like a woodworkers vice - normally mounted on the corner of a bench, to the underside of the top. Good for holding large planks and pieces for hand tool work. But the jaw faces are...
07-18-20, 01:55 AM
Replies: 23,145
Views: 2,650,937
Posted By barnfind

Oh, I almost forgot, there's a few of these that...

Oh, I almost forgot, there's a few of these that came from the same place, along with a few Sutherlands manuals and various other literature. The books and literature filled half of one of my vans,...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By cudak888

Appears well kept. Someone threw on new gumwalls...

Appears well kept. Someone threw on new gumwalls too for the sale.

Ditto on katsup's points about price. The top-of-the-downtube mounted shifters may be a pain in the butt on a frame of this size,...
07-12-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By plonz

I've tackled rusty cable guides a few times,...

I've tackled rusty cable guides a few times, albeit with less perfection than some may want. A good scratch pen to take it down to metal, prime, touch-up and clear. I tape off around the guide so...
07-10-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By cudak888

That V-brake noodle to the RD...let me think...

That V-brake noodle to the RD...let me think about that. I think it just might be genius.

-Kurt
07-10-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 517
Posted By cudak888

I wonder if that hinge is holding a split top...

I wonder if that hinge is holding a split top tube together.

Also, call Grant Peterson. Someone's being innovative with shifters.

Honestly, there's some things here (fender, Q/R lever sliced...
07-02-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14,029
Views: 3,018,985
Posted By xiaoman1

You are right that it can't be beaten....it is...

You are right that it can't be beaten....it is one of the most rear/desirable tables that Haywood Wakefield ever made...like getting two Colnagos for 45.00 :D.
06-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By Piff

Ahhhh, back when keeping air clean was patriotic....

Ahhhh, back when keeping air clean was patriotic. It'll be nice to one day come back to that national mindset.
06-14-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By randyjawa

Although all of my bikes are down tube shifters,...

Although all of my bikes are down tube shifters, except two, I understand not wanting to use the down tube shifter system. Personally, I think it to be dangerous and annoying. But that is just me....
06-07-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,853
Posted By DQRider

No Comment...

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06-05-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 43,853
Posted By bikerosity57

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05-23-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By Wildwood

As a Navy veteran (with 3 siblings as Navy vets,...

As a Navy veteran (with 3 siblings as Navy vets, too) - my only comment is War is the result of failed negotiations.
America's war budget exceeds that of most of the other Nations combined.
Honor...
05-23-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 830
Posted By Digger Goreman

Been there, done that, good soldier, honorable...

Been there, done that, good soldier, honorable discharge, know and understand the reality. General Butler is spot on and nothing has changed:
War is a Racket
We've all been used and abused, even...
05-06-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Trevtassie

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?,...

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?, cheap enough and will fit properly, since the mounts look the same as the current model....
05-04-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,215
Posted By branko_76

https://image.freepik.com/free-vector/u-shaped-mag...

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05-03-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,156
Posted By 52telecaster

First paycheck from the bike shop...

First paycheck from the bike shop...and the money is cool. For those of you unfamiliar with low to medium end bikes in a modern bike shop, let me just say, I love riding my bike home.

I have to...
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By T-Mar

It is a Tourmalet PH10LE. While it could be 1986,...

It is a Tourmalet PH10LE. While it could be 1986, 1985 is also a possibility. The exact manufacture date can be determined from the serial number. Peugeot called it a racing bicycle due to the...
04-26-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By dedhed

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/771187-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/771187-english-3-spd-shifter-routing-chainstay-fulcrum-sleeve-dt-fulcrum-st-pulley.html
04-18-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 103,007
Posted By toavii

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as...

I have RTB tires on mine. Second set actually as this bike was posted in this thread a while back. Great tire for this bike.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4165/33792778883_f7b40a54e0_c.jpg
04-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By nlerner

Early 1950s Gravel Grinding in PA

A friend sent me a link to this video earlier today:

https://youtu.be/14eZ_OBCavA

Anyone recognize the bikes? Likely several Raleighs in there.

The subtitle of this thread is "Show me your...
04-18-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By gugie

Zen'ed there, zen'ed that. At my age I...

Zen'ed there, zen'ed that.

At my age I don't need any more character building experiences, I'm looking for shortcuts.

;-)
04-13-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Johno59

The Last of the real Sunbeams

In 1947 and 1948 John Marston ( son of the Sunbeam founder) tried to maintain the quality of Sunbeam bicycle despite the relentless push by short-sighted management to reduce overheads costs and...
04-07-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 209,052
Posted By T-Mar

RIP Honor Blackman, aged 94 (August 22, 1925 to...

RIP Honor Blackman, aged 94 (August 22, 1925 to April 05, 2019). The photo is from her 1949 film "A Boy, A Girl and A Bike", available on YouTube....
04-06-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 23,145
Views: 2,650,937
Posted By oldveloman

Hi dweenk, the tool was only suitable for use on...

Hi dweenk, the tool was only suitable for use on the left hand side cup, as there was no means of screwing a bar into the inner bush to clamp it onto the frame,
so I bored a hole and cut M8 thread...
04-05-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By Jeff Wills

Schwinn promo film from 1965

Good history and a time capsule from the last century:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEFvGYhfXnw
03-26-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By dedhed

Tetanus isn't a function of the rust, rather the...

Tetanus isn't a function of the rust, rather the environment rusty metal is often found in.
Just get a tetanus booster, they're good for 10 years.
03-18-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,471
Posted By wrk101

I am in the process of moving my bike workshop to...

I am in the process of moving my bike workshop to a smaller space (garage). In so doing, I pretty much have to touch everything. Needless to say, I am "discovering" stuff I forgot about TEN FREAKIN'...
03-13-20, 01:42 AM
Replies: 16,077
Views: 1,668,566
Posted By verktyg

Getting out my Colnago Technos

My rides have been limited to 10-20 miles for the past 3 months. Had 5 stents put in at the beginning of December.

I dug out my early 90's Colnago Technos Frankenbike yesterday for a 10 mile late...
03-13-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By desconhecido

Never heard of this stuff. Back in the 80s I...

Never heard of this stuff. Back in the 80s I brewed some pretty decent beer, but I always used either boiling or bleach for sanitizer. But, times have changed, so it seems, and so has home brewing...
03-12-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,753
Posted By Salamandrine

Come on now, this is a C&V forum. Rod brakes are...

Come on now, this is a C&V forum. Rod brakes are cool! No, they don't work as well as caliper brakes, but they work well enough for a casual commuting situation. Should be fine if you live in a...
03-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By Ged117

Armstrong Consort build- 1950s English Lightweight

Let's have it out with. I had no intention of buying a new frameset before a visit to the gold-bestrewn troll hoard that is UK eBay. Revealed was a '50s Armstrong Consort (what a name) 531...
03-09-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 15,304
Posted By jonwvara

Eroica and Coronavirus

I doubt that anyone is going to welcome this discussion, but the CDC is recommending that people not take long and non-essential plane trips. Technically, I guess, Eroica is non-essential. I was...
03-07-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 931
Posted By Oldguyonoldbike

Ideal saddle - free to a good home

I came across this while cleaning out the shed this morning. It needs some attention. I can't foresee any projects where I would need it, so I would be happy for it to go to a good home. If you can...
02-29-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 491
Posted By repechage

I will assume these are pre CPSC holders with one...

I will assume these are pre CPSC holders with one open end.
I just faced this with a pair of Weinmann holders and a pair of Campagnolo.

the old material can get very hard and a challenge.
what...
02-29-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 812
Posted By Kilroy1988

So excited... Just purchased a dream frame (Carlton content)

Hello!

I hope everyone is doing well. Today I made a very impulsive purchase on Ebay UK via a seller that I've worked with before named Jon. The advertisement was up for just a couple of hours...
02-22-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,002
Posted By d_dutchison

Vive Le Tour

Louis Malle's little documentary on the 1962 tour de France, charming but it doesn't shy away from the less savory aspects of the sport. A real eye opener for anyone who wants to see what classic era...
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