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02-03-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 874
Posted By jaxgtr

The Park Tool DKB 1.1 If your shifter or...

The Park Tool DKB 1.1

If your shifter or derailleur does not work, you need the new Park Tools Derailleur Kicking Boot.

...
02-03-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 874
Posted By blacknbluebikes

You're traveling through another dimension, a...

You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead...
02-03-23, 11:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By Brad L

When I rebuilt my 1983 Gitane Interclub, I simply...

When I rebuilt my 1983 Gitane Interclub, I simply repacked the hubs, trued the wheels and started riding. These are Atom hubs with Mavic rims. Iíve put 1600 miles on the bike since, including Eroica...
02-02-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 874
Posted By LarryMelman

There is something else I'd like to kick... and...

There is something else I'd like to kick... and it ain't a derailleur.

Seriously, I feel like I've seen this movie before.
02-02-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,687
Posted By genejockey

That's not sweat stains. You can't dye leather...

That's not sweat stains. You can't dye leather white, so white leather is actually painted white. The paint wears off where it's rubbed by my ginormous guads. Where my arse sits, it's still white.
02-02-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,687
Posted By caloso

Another vote for Fizik.

Another vote for Fizik.
02-01-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 964
Posted By curbtender

Guess they better lube the bearings then...I got...

Guess they better lube the bearings then...I got a call on the radio that the recycling manager wanted to see me before I went home. A lady had brought by a Bridgestone Mile 112 and said she didn't...
02-01-23, 07:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By Wildwood

I'm down to about a dozen road bikes, 1 tandem, 1...

I'm down to about a dozen road bikes, 1 tandem, 1 mountain.
N - 10, if you count 2 project bikes, since ~Halloween.
59-61cm is the sweet spot, everything else ('cept one) is gone. Mostly 58cm's...
02-01-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 964
Posted By 3speedslow

Pics of the dumpster or it didnít happen!

Pics of the dumpster or it didnít happen!
02-01-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,687
Posted By smd4

The topic of this thread is "Bar tape." And...

The topic of this thread is "Bar tape."

And seriously, stop wasting bandwidth by re-posting everything in a post, especially photos, when everything is literally in the post immediately above your...
02-01-23, 06:41 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,687
Posted By Lombard

World peace, maybe. Bike Forum peace? I doubt...

World peace, maybe. Bike Forum peace? I doubt it.
01-31-23, 07:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,687
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Maybe compared to the Cinelli cork/foam tape or...

Maybe compared to the Cinelli cork/foam tape or similar. But it's nowhere near the nightmare of the Brooks microfiber, and the end result is worth any extra effort.
Clean, smooth, and grippy. No...
01-31-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By Bad Lag

I'm sure they know better than I what sells. The...

I'm sure they know better than I what sells. The thing is, none of those frames appeals to me in the slightest.

I am disappointed. :(

This one looks like it has some sort of disease, or...
01-31-23, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 825
Posted By squirtdad

big, but not that big:giver:

big, but not that big:giver:
01-31-23, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,759
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Shirley, RIP...

Shirley, RIP...
01-30-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 786
Posted By dsbrantjr

[QUOTE=Positron400;22785645]Heya, i've...

[QUOTE=Positron400;22785645]Heya,

i've ordered a front rack (Basil Portland) and discovered that it's supposed to be mounted at the axle. I have a QR and want to change it to a bolt-on version. I...
01-30-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 757
Posted By fabiofarelli

Ofcourse, it's a wannabe in a painful thread.

Ofcourse, it's a wannabe in a painful thread.
01-30-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,841
Posted By SpeedyBlueBiker

I always thought I was just a drinker with a...

I always thought I was just a drinker with a cycling/running problem. On On!
01-30-23, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,040
Posted By ascherer

Even nicer when I get it in focus. :foo:

Even nicer when I get it in focus. :foo:
01-30-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,605
Posted By romanlotus

1980 Moto TC

Here's my TC
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x457/fb_img_1675084732985_71b216ed56f3c8aa1b5c6e6c753c18635bb5a149.jpg...
01-30-23, 05:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,326
Posted By Prowler

is it creepy that I know what means? Or bring...

is it creepy that I know what means? Or bring back the oubliette.
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Iowhat

1988 Peugeot Chorus, 753r, What's its Value, What's it Worth?

I recently purchased this 1988 Peugeot Chorus from the original owner. It's 100% original. Reynolds 753r tubing, size 60cm. Obviously consumables have 'been consumed' by the Sonoran Desert. I'm...
01-29-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20,007
Views: 2,528,336
Posted By rccardr

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84...

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84 Raleigh Gran Tour. Frame was new in the box with full provenance.
Pretty rare sports tourer, 120 OLD rear, combination of 531 and 531c.
Built with a...
01-28-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,759
Posted By tcs

Risikhi (sumo wrestler) Tochinoshin [Georgian...

Risikhi (sumo wrestler) Tochinoshin [Georgian (the country) born Levan Gorgadze]
...
01-28-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By P!N20

Marketing?

Marketing?
01-28-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,231
Posted By DiabloScott

Not stolen, but I bought a bike from a police...

Not stolen, but I bought a bike from a police auction once. Turned out it was supposed to be evidence in a collision and a personal injury lawsuit and the cops should not have sold it. Lawyer tracked...
01-27-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,062
Posted By Brad L

Vintage Bike Tour in Texas

On March 18, 2023, Texas VeloVintage and I will be leading a tour of the Painted Churches around Schulenburg, TX. This tour will take us to four of the famous Painted Churches built by Czech and...
Replies: 50
Views: 1,589
Posted By Fairlane63

Well for the record she is in my car. Paid less...

Well for the record she is in my car. Paid less than asking by a little bit. Really overall she's nice!
Numbers check out on the pedals and the 72 date on the Nuovo Record told me she's all...
01-26-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 563
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah that is good! mine came out to front...

yeah that is good!

mine came out to
front 94.2 psi
rear 100.2 psi

which is so close to what I use
front 90
rear 100
01-25-23, 09:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By P!N20

Rotary phones don't fit into jersey pockets.

Rotary phones don't fit into jersey pockets.
01-25-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,127
Posted By nlerner

Is Google not working in Portland these days?...

Is Google not working in Portland these days? Must be all the antifa.

https://tinyurl.com/zabbsdct
01-25-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,050
Posted By Eric F

Totally off-topic... Teacher: Who is your...

Totally off-topic...

Teacher: Who is your favorite vampire?
6yo: The one on Sesame Street.
Teacher: He doesn't count.
6yo: Oh, yes, he does!
01-25-23, 08:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By madpogue

Q: What's the difference between Lycra and...

Q: What's the difference between Lycra and Spandex?

A: Cyclists wear Lycra. Hair-band rockers wear Spandex.
Replies: 50
Views: 1,589
Posted By Slowride79

Where the chrome meets the paint on the fork...

Where the chrome meets the paint on the fork blades and seat/chain stays is supposed to be gold lining. Whatís this red? Paint? Tape? If in the best case itís tape I donít see how it doesnít take off...
01-24-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 653
Posted By Gods lonely man

Chances are the stem clamp is compromised, (so is...

Chances are the stem clamp is compromised, (so is my safety) i think the shim option may be a nice try , I really wanted to use this bars/stem combo, if I try sprinting up a hill and come back with...
01-24-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,935
Posted By Troul

a modern CF bicycle would either become damaged...

a modern CF bicycle would either become damaged or stolen if left locked up unattended in my area. Hardly any interests will be drawn to a deranged looking bicycle when left out in public...
01-23-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,935
Posted By flangehead

I think bike theft is as complex as traffic, with...

I think bike theft is as complex as traffic, with many more factors besides location, lock, time of day, durationÖ the list goes on and on Ö and on any given Sunday anything can happen.



Ok....
01-23-23, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 821
Posted By dedhed

Here are the Bdop drop pads in action. Shimano...

Here are the Bdop drop pads in action. Shimano 6600 brakes on my 1991 Trek 400
...
01-23-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By RustyJames

BTW - I paid $20 for this thing and would...

BTW - I paid $20 for this thing and would approximately break-even at $100 which I would be fine with.
01-23-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,924
Posted By Chuck M

That is among my many regrets with this fiasco. ...

That is among my many regrets with this fiasco. We were out when they wanted to bring the bikes by so I remotely opened the garage door for them. Had I been home or went to their house, I would...
01-23-23, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,511
Posted By squirtdad

please leave the zombies sleeping :giver:

please leave the zombies sleeping :giver:
01-23-23, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,844
Views: 654,040
Posted By Mr. 66

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0928_0143654b16fdcc48b91c35285c607a7a8e062024.jpg
:innocent:
01-23-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,034
Posted By Bad Lag

CAUTION - wet rims require increased stopping...

CAUTION - wet rims require increased stopping distance.

WARNING - hands atop the bars require increased reaction time for braking.

CAUTION - saddle may make your butt numb.

WARNING - chain...
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By wrk101

Be sure to inspect carefully, particularly the...

Be sure to inspect carefully, particularly the tapers. Its not unusual to find worn out tapers on cranksets in that condition.
01-23-23, 03:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 809
Posted By delbiker1

Share the sweetness?

Share the sweetness?
01-22-23, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 698
Posted By jdawginsc

Iím a big fan of the separate pieces type...

Iím a big fan of the separate pieces type extractors.
01-22-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By scozim

Sold

Sold
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By jdawginsc

Those AGCs in the front are problematic as well...

Those AGCs in the front are problematic as well with the angle of entry to the cable stop. Eek.
01-22-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By FBinNY

Normally screws stay tight through friction...

Normally screws stay tight through friction because they are under load.

Adjusting screws, like the limits on derailleurs, aren't under load, and need an other way to stay put. This might be a...
01-21-23, 11:13 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,841
Posted By jaxgtr

I don't have an alcohol issue, I have an ice...

I don't have an alcohol issue, I have an ice cream issue, but there is not an official group for that. You just have to go cold turkey to kick the habit.
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