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01-23-23, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Catnap

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01-22-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,245
Posted By panzerwagon

Can we get a photo of the built up 3Rensho? :)

Can we get a photo of the built up 3Rensho? :)
01-03-23, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By hazetguy

https://www.bikeforums.net/sale/789968-marketplace...

https://www.bikeforums.net/sale/789968-marketplace-rules-operation-read-before-posting-your-ad-participating-here.html#post18017758

i, personally, think the price for the saddle is reasonable,...
01-03-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,050
Posted By clubman

No. It's always been proper etiquette to never...

No. It's always been proper etiquette to never criticize a sale item on this forum unless silly or ludicrous. The sales thread is technically not public since you require a membership to post an item...
12-12-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,628
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...and for a $1000 system, they couldn't include...

...and for a $1000 system, they couldn't include cable tension adjustment!?! No, adjustment will cost another $39...
11-17-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,568
Posted By noglider

I'm also just reading this. I haven't looked at...

I'm also just reading this. I haven't looked at bikeforums much lately. I'm very sorry to learn the news. He was an impressive machinist and a friendly guy, that's for sure. Once I whined about my...
10-11-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By Piff

New-ish pads, greased and cleaned superbe. I...

New-ish pads, greased and cleaned superbe. I don't think $60+shipping is beyond the pale. I think most people just enjoy seeing "price includes shipping".
10-09-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By Paul Barnard

Don't worry, they aren't doing it to get a buzz,...

Don't worry, they aren't doing it to get a buzz, they like the taste.
10-09-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Oldairhead

I will be among the first to admit that I did not...

I will be among the first to admit that I did not know that Canadians celebrated this holiday. Happy Turkey Day, Aye!
10-02-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By nlerner

Okay, I’ll add a C&V angle to this topic, which...

Okay, I’ll add a C&V angle to this topic, which should rightly be in some other forum:

The traffic is so terrible in my neighborhood that no one can hear me when I yell, “GET OFF MY LAWN!”
10-02-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By Charles Wahl

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on...

Welcome to the New United States of Acting Out on Every Uncivil, Hateful or Selfish Impulse That You Have.
I was more succinct, but I've been censored.
10-02-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,363
Posted By Bad Lag

Way back when I lived in New York City, I was...

Way back when I lived in New York City, I was riding to my parents' home from the dorms. A guy in a Cadillac driving northbound thru lower Manhattan blew by me and almost clipped me.

When I caught...
09-27-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By marius.suiram

I have a Univega Gran Touring (too small for you).

I have a Univega Gran Touring (too small for you).
Replies: 22
Views: 644
Posted By nbrowning02

If I didn't already pay off bills this wouldn't...

If I didn't already pay off bills this wouldn't be an issue (even though I think everyone should research something before dropping $750).
09-21-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,107
Posted By Fredo76

The Donald rides a Confefe, not a Confente. ...

The Donald rides a Confefe, not a Confente.

Love that root-beer color, though!
09-21-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 672
Posted By jdawginsc

You really did a beautiful job of...

You really did a beautiful job of restoring-rebuilding.
09-16-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,159
Posted By Doug Fattic

As a framebuilder, I'm going to encourage you to...

As a framebuilder, I'm going to encourage you to double check what size frame she really needs. I'm strongly suspicious a 54cm frame will be a bit small for her - especially if it is a Masi. Faliero...
09-16-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Mr. 66

Let's see the 📦!

Let's see the 📦!
09-16-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,027
Posted By Kabuki12

Another happy cyclist! It feels good to do...

Another happy cyclist! It feels good to do something for someone , relative or not. I think when I overhauled my mailman's Schwinn LeTour , I got such a thrill when he saw it . Then , when he texted...
09-15-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,033
Posted By cb400bill

Ralph Harrison ...

Ralph Harrison


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09-15-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,027
Posted By 52telecaster

Just finished my sister's new ride. ...

Just finished my sister's new ride.
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1980 motobecane super touring...
09-10-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By xiaoman1

About time...I was tempted to pay...

About time...I was tempted to pay shipping.:thumb:
Best, Ben
09-07-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 864
Posted By John E

I know -- braze on a disc brake caliper hanger...

I know -- braze on a disc brake caliper hanger and convert to disc brakes. :)

Seriously, though, I have strong reservations about those who attempt disc brake retrofits.
09-04-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pompiere

I guess to answer the question, Miyata just made...

I guess to answer the question, Miyata just made a good solid bike for the money. I have only owned one Miyata, but I've had it for 38 years. I had it for 27 years before I bought a newer bike...
08-29-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By P!N20

C&V staple remover

C&V staple remover
08-29-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,858
Posted By roadcrankr

The Super Record brakeset cleaned up nicely. They...

The Super Record brakeset cleaned up nicely. They look near-mint.
Maybe used for a couple hundred miles.
Anyway, these have the aluminum brake shoes.
I plan to work on the long cage / Rally...
08-28-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,027
Posted By Daveysprockets1

Super Le Tour

I recently picked up an old Super Le Tour from the orig. Owner, I know this is not an expensive or extravagant bike at all but I absolutely love it, I have vintage treks, miyatas cannondales, many...
08-28-22, 04:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 798
Posted By gearbasher

Thanks for the History lesson. I didn't think it...

Thanks for the History lesson. I didn't think it would be so long.
08-27-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 421
Posted By imabeliever1

Gift

I help a friend in his shop most afternoons. An older gentleman donated 3 really nice bikes. This was one of them. Because it was nice and my size, Adam gave it to me. One heck of a present.
it is a...
08-26-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,858
Posted By gugie

Note that this is being done by the daughter of a...

Note that this is being done by the daughter of a long time collector. Her dad died and left this for her to sort out. She probably has no idea what the parts are worth. Some very kind people on the...
08-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,298
Posted By rustystrings61

That's because the Gran Sport in the '72 catalog...

That's because the Gran Sport in the '72 catalog wasn't really a Gran Sport. They used a photo of one of the 1971 variants of the Competition, which had two color schemes that never made it to the...
08-25-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,248
Posted By gugie

All of the spec sheets I've ever seen for a...

All of the spec sheets I've ever seen for a Gran(d) Sport(s) show DB main tubes and 531 forks. Earlier spec sheets don't show 531 stays. All of the GS frames I've ever seen have a 531 sticker on the...
08-23-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By RustyJames

Add me to the MKS fanboi club. Stellar quality at...

Add me to the MKS fanboi club. Stellar quality at every price point.
08-21-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kdogbikes

Real nice clean up on those Schwinns! Super...

Real nice clean up on those Schwinns! Super sports are great riding bikes. I have a blue one thatís a bit ugly. ...
08-21-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By noglider

nlerner makes a good point about how you could...

nlerner makes a good point about how you could get weird handling with an upright bar. I can't figure out why it happens only sometimes. But front end handling is a black art, and Raleigh is known...
08-19-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,163
Posted By bulgie

​​​​Mr.Ago15 , see this is why people don't like...

​​​​Mr.Ago15 , see this is why people don't like you!
There is no shame in being ignorant. Every human is infinitely ignorant and that will always be so, compared to the infinity of all there is to...
08-19-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By RB1-luvr

The Tortek rack is very nice. It arrived in...

The Tortek rack is very nice. It arrived in perfect condition. Looks new.
08-17-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By gugie

Because Bob didn't get a cool Japanese bike for...

Because Bob didn't get a cool Japanese bike for his birthday in 1975, so I wasn't lusting after them.
08-17-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By d2702

Very nice examples of what I'm hoping to do,...

Very nice examples of what I'm hoping to do, thanks for sharing the pictures. I'm not too worried about long-distance comfort or high-speed descents, I've got other things I can ride if I want to go...
08-12-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By OTS

Dang, that's a beauty. GLWS!

Dang, that's a beauty.
GLWS!
08-10-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By mountaindave

Not often that you get to proclaim that in polite...

Not often that you get to proclaim that in polite company...
08-09-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By clubman

The early sprung mattress saddles can be comfy as...

The early sprung mattress saddles can be comfy as all get out. They're heavy but so was the early 60's SuperCycle/Raleigh I rode. Magnificent single speed. (slight hi-jack)

...
08-08-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 861
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's your first build? ******g awesome!!!

That's your first build? ******g awesome!!!
08-07-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 840
Posted By fender1

Thanks D! I spent some time cleaning and lubing...

Thanks D! I spent some time cleaning and lubing it yesterday and everything works really well and feels smooth.

I am going to get it running well and ride it a bit before making any substantial...
07-31-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,012
Posted By T-Mar

These are quite nice pieces of industrial art....

These are quite nice pieces of industrial art. Fillet brazing was a popular technique when lugs didn't work (i.e odd angle frames, oversize diameter tubes, non-round tubes, etc.). That is one of the...
07-30-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,012
Posted By bulgie

There are various ways that have been used in the...

There are various ways that have been used in the past. In the early '70s, a couple of Italian builders I'm aware of and at least a couple British bikes I saw had Campy brake centerbolts brazed on....
07-22-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By Velo Mule

I know that some of the members prefer not to...

I know that some of the members prefer not to read the volume that Vintage Schwinn sometimes writes, I understand that time is precious. He (assuming Vintage Schwinn is male) does know his stuff. ...
07-20-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,457
Posted By uncle uncle

I'm attempting to ride every variation of tubing...

I'm attempting to ride every variation of tubing diameter, thickness, buttness, brazing material, lug type, and color (I've heard orange is the fastest, but that's just talk talk talk.. with no...
07-20-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,930
Posted By Fredo76

Anybody have an Eisentraut? Some similar...

Anybody have an Eisentraut?

Some similar feathering going on above.

Or a Colin Laing? In 1976, every Colin Laing frame was built by Colin himself, including painting. I merely mitered tubes...
07-19-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,056
Posted By bulgie

The front derailer from the V won't fit on the...

The front derailer from the V won't fit on the SS, different seat tube sizes. The SS uses an odd, slightly oversized seat tube. Many generic 1-1/8" FDs will work on the SS with some spreading, maybe...
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