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05-10-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By 50PlusCycling

“Sales tax is a gubmint thing, not an ebay thing,...

“Sales tax is a gubmint thing, not an ebay thing, can't blame them for death and taxes.”

I find it funny that when I sell things on eBay from Japan, from a business registered in Japan, and...
05-10-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 915
Posted By smd4

You should expect prompt communication from...

You should expect prompt communication from sellers. If you don't get that--move on.
04-25-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,163
Posted By mobilemail

Using oxalyc acid (deck bleach) to remove rust...

Using oxalyc acid (deck bleach) to remove rust from frames.
04-15-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,707
Posted By jdawginsc

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for...

You can view my garage and I will pay 19.95 for you to take some piece of crap.
04-01-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 998
Posted By P!N20

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I...

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I could only turn left...
03-23-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By Route 66

Yikes! Suddenly I feel much older. :twitchy:

Yikes! Suddenly I feel much older. :twitchy:
03-16-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By jdawginsc

Did the top tube slope down, or is it the...

Did the top tube slope down, or is it the picture?

Converted early MTB or dedicated gravel? Main Street was later I think? Axis?
03-06-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,007
Posted By Oldairhead

There should also be an award for lurkers with...

There should also be an award for lurkers with many years in the group but with few posts!
03-06-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,007
Posted By iab

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o

I got a bike. Didn't you? :o
03-05-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,038
Posted By Andy_K

The quality of components is just awful. Thinking...

The quality of components is just awful. Thinking back to a Toys'R'Us Kent "mountain bike" I bought for my daughter, trying to get the twist shifters and front derailleur to work together was quite a...
03-05-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,038
Posted By CliffordK

Perhaps. But there are plenty of non-racing...

Perhaps.

But there are plenty of non-racing bikes from bygone eras that make great commuter bikes, errand bikes, and etc. Potentially better bikes than one can get from Walmart today. Except...
03-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,140
Posted By Doug Fattic

Repainting a bunch of fillet brazed Schwinns

In this subject thread I'm going to document the process of repainting a bunch of Schwinn fillet brazed frames. I've been involved for 22 years in a charity bicycle project in Ukraine. Over those...
03-01-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,418
Posted By nlerner

I'm having trouble picturing where the crank...

I'm having trouble picturing where the crank dustcaps go:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x360/rrachainset1_84b9bb3755798bab623e7ef4fb7e416e9283a161.jpg
02-23-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,698,781
Posted By Desert Ryder

GT STS DH model. Replaced the Super Deluxe with a...

GT STS DH model. Replaced the Super Deluxe with a NOS rear shock. Almost all vintage original
...
02-23-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,847
Posted By daywood

My wife spotted this 1984 Schwinn World Sport...

My wife spotted this 1984 Schwinn World Sport laying on its side and covered in weeds on her sister-in-law's property. The in-laws didn't want it anymore, so I happily loaded it into my truck as my...
02-14-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 21,547
Posted By Drillium Dude

Yup :) I forgot to add we had to start a new...

Yup :)

I forgot to add we had to start a new box because he didn't pass it along - just kept the whole shebang.

DD
02-14-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 437
Views: 21,547
Posted By Drillium Dude

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is...

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is now a mail carrier for the USPS :D

Also, I had to laugh when scanning The Rules: the infamous Ultraspontane is still called out (for those that...
02-12-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,181
Posted By dedhed

How did a LBS not find that?

How did a LBS not find that?
01-24-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 14,956
Views: 3,648,847
Posted By merziac

Anytime, I have several from bracket racing them...

Anytime, I have several from bracket racing them for 40 years, just posted in another thread about racing bikes which I never did but these were used to deliver and receive 1000's of azz whoopins. ;)...
01-15-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By ascherer

Between a house renovation gone sideways and a...

Between a house renovation gone sideways and a major product release at work I need a project to keep me sane. I started with stripping down the Falcon I got in the fall, thinking I’d tidy it up and...
01-14-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By merziac

I have a friend that has a 79 black, orange and...

I have a friend that has a 79 black, orange and yellow one like in the video, he's had it for a long time, comes from a family of drag racers and he ran it quite a bit.

I saw him run it several...
01-14-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By merziac

DQRider Turbo, carb, heat shields and...

DQRider

Turbo, carb, heat shields and hopefully more bits still to be retrieved from the pile, getting this out was an ordeal by itself. :twitchy:

This is an early one, actual 78, the one you...
01-14-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By DQRider

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger: ...

Looks like you are missing the turbocharger:

Turbocharged Vintage Kawasaki Motorcycle, 1978 Z1R-TC Turbo! - YouTube

I wasn't aware these came with such subdued paint schemes.
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01-14-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By merziac

This, that I put in the wrong thread earlier....

This, that I put in the wrong thread earlier. :twitchy:

Anybody know what this is? ;)

Drug out of mothballs from the shed where it was partially disassembled under a mountain of junk including...
01-05-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By gugie

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01-05-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By sd5782

I think the real problem most of us have is not...

I think the real problem most of us have is not enough room.
01-05-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,000
Posted By jeirvine

Just know that by sharing this, you are doing a...

Just know that by sharing this, you are doing a favor for those of us with ~15 bikes. Now I don't feel bad at all. :)
01-01-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,293
Posted By RustyJames

….basically all of mine….

….basically all of mine….
12-31-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,431
Posted By Smokinapankake

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is...

That fork is gorgeous! The whole thing is gorgeous! I wouldn’t change a thing on it.
Blasphemers, those who suggest changing the fork…. You don’t want to be listening to that kind of nonsense!
12-30-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,431
Posted By JacobLee

Headset Head-Scratcher

I picked up this tandem yesterday from a CL seller who offered it very cheaply in an as-is, come-and-get-it, I’m-moving-and-don’t-feel-like-lugging-it-around-anymore sort-of-situation. I had done...
12-12-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By obrentharris

Your Regina chain and other 5 speed chains were...

Your Regina chain and other 5 speed chains were not made with a removable link like more modern chains. Perhaps there are master links now available for them: I don't know of any.
The method for...
12-11-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By masi61

My guess is that this is a BMX hub. The freehub...

My guess is that this is a BMX hub. The freehub body only looks wide enough to take a single cog & lockring.
12-09-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By old's'cool

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya

If I told ya I'd have to kill ya
12-07-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,572
Posted By sloar

I know your not crazy. Crazy would be telling...

I know your not crazy. Crazy would be telling your wife how much you paid for them.
12-07-21, 02:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 901
Posted By Dfrost

I use a pair of 10mm box wrenches (11mm works,...

I use a pair of 10mm box wrenches (11mm works, too) for the same purpose described in the OP as pseudo-dropouts, clamped by the QR skewer. They slide over a front or rear axle and are thicker than...
12-05-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,763
Posted By PilotFishBob

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few...

No bikes, but I've looked in the mirror a few times and asked myself that question.
12-05-21, 07:00 PM
12-05-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,655
Posted By 76SLT

It's a shame this bike will exist longer than Sears as a company.

I just picked up this really clean Sears Sport Racer. The guys neighbor bought it new and put just over 300 miles on it according to the odometer and according to what the original owner said. I...
12-04-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By JoeBass

Just received my Persons Track Racer saddle back from the restorer...

...and I think he did a great job!
Restoring an Antique Leather Persons Track Racer Bicycle Saddle for the 1927 Hercules Speed King - YouTube
12-02-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By tkamd73

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double...

Need a fork with a pretty good rake, for double ply.
Tim
12-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-20-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,904
Posted By jnbrown

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with...

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with 200 grit sandpaper followed by 320, 600 then wet sanding 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500, 4000 then Blue Magic.
Totally happy with how it turned and do not...
11-11-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By cxwrench

Funny, whenever I set up a new derailleur I...

Funny, whenever I set up a new derailleur I adjust the limit screws before attaching the cable. This has never caused any issues for me. Doing it this way keeps me from shifting over the large cog...
11-04-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,455
Posted By badger_biker

So sad to hear about Scott. I regret never having...

So sad to hear about Scott. I regret never having the opportunity to meet him but enjoyed our PM correspondence. Its nice to see some of Scott’s beautiful items and know that his memory will carry on...
11-04-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,455
Posted By obrentharris

rootboy

Scott Gabriel, known here as rootboy, died last May. I just got the news and thought it fitting to share a couple memories here. Scott was a talented, modest, and generous man. He contributed his...
11-03-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5,659
Views: 633,270
Posted By Kdogbikes

Broken spoke kept this bike out of commission....

Broken spoke kept this bike out of commission. Replace spoke and actually got wheel pretty true. Pretty happy about that. ...
11-02-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,468
Posted By Russ Roth

My burley rock and roll tandem had a similar BB...

My burley rock and roll tandem had a similar BB shell that I feel was close in dimension to what you have. It was a pair of pressed in cartridge bearings with a separate square taper spindle. The...
11-02-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,468
Posted By dddd

I don't see any sleeve there at all, even the...

I don't see any sleeve there at all, even the weld or casting ridge appears clear across the inside of the bb shell.

Beware of ordering from Bikewagon. I have twice had to return items which were...
11-01-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,179
Posted By Shady Rascal

I've got a policy against going to my LBS. ...

I've got a policy against going to my LBS.

So I guess that works out.
10-28-21, 06:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,024
Posted By Chuck M

I bought my tools in the 80s and was taught to...

I bought my tools in the 80s and was taught to buy the best quality I could afford and to take care of them. I try to teach the same to the youngsters I work with and a few of them listen. The...
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