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07-31-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By thehammerdog

my old 26er fully rigid lovefest

loving the fun and nostalgia that comes with riding my old steel mtb. Not the lightest but s joy to ride. Simple responsive fits well sans the seat post which i just ordered as i need more set back....
07-28-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By merziac

Agreed with these being pretty bad, BUT new...

Agreed with these being pretty bad, BUT new bearings are cheap, like our own labor. :twitchy:

I often use regular thick axle grease and set these up just a bit loose when a build or a bike doesn't...
07-27-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,167
Posted By genejockey

"Everyone gets atrophy"? Is that why there are...

"Everyone gets atrophy"? Is that why there are so many videos with upper body exercises for cyclists.
07-18-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,865
Posted By cudak888

Now that the wheel was built, it was time to sort...

Now that the wheel was built, it was time to sort out the dropout issue. To recap, this is how much engagement there is, but the dropouts are wallowed out so much that any attempt to tighten them...
07-18-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,150
Posted By JohnDThompson

And that's not all! ...

And that's not all!

https://faculty.georgetown.edu/jod/texts/twain.german.html
07-17-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By krakhaus

A painting in honor of Merckx and Sercu

I've been doing pop art portraits for about 20 years, and I've been wanting to do this one for a long time. I was hoping to complete it before his stage record was officially broken. Cheers to the...
07-02-21, 01:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By verktyg

Loctite Bearing Mount Products

Back in the 80's went through several 1 week long Loctite factory product training/engineering seminars covering all of their products from that era.

mstateglfr the loose bottom cup on your...
06-27-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,615
Posted By Velikus

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Sorry, couldn't help myself...
(pic taken off the internet)
06-26-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By northbend

A full moon RATROD

Mountaindave inspired my first full moon ride a few years ago when we rode up the going to the sun road in Glacier N.P.
Last summer during COVID times I did a couple more and now the longest full...
06-24-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,432
Posted By cudak888

Polished up the headlight (nope, still haven't...

Polished up the headlight (nope, still haven't found that missing nut, washer and bolt that holds down the assembly) and fitted it today, along with the wiring. Decided to take the opportunity to...
06-24-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,391
Posted By QuikRick

This Odd Ball is finally DONE! Quite a difference...

This Odd Ball is finally DONE! Quite a difference from the firs post.
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06-19-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,047
Posted By Charles Wahl

I can't understand why people get their knickers...

I can't understand why people get their knickers in a twist about adjusting a Campagnolo 2-bolt post (Record 1044). All it takes is a long 10 mm wrench with a 12-point offset box end -- mine's by Mac...
06-19-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,865
Posted By The Golden Boy

That thing is going to look so hot with 7/8/9...

That thing is going to look so hot with 7/8/9 speed brifters! But it won't belong here and I'll report it.


But that is really beautiful. Congratulations!
06-18-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By jamesdak

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One of the first rides...
06-17-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By P!N20

"Who's Eddy Merckx?"

"Who's Eddy Merckx?"
06-16-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,438
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes,...

Socks are traditionally worn inside one’s shoes, cycling shorts are traditionally worn with the chamois on the inside, and helmet straps are routed under the bows of a real cyclist’s eyewear. But,...
06-15-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 546
Posted By T-Mar

So, if a bicycle frame is made of wood and it...

So, if a bicycle frame is made of wood and it becomes a real frame, does that mean it turns to steel?
06-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By AlmostTrick

"We're going to yell at you"

"We're going to yell at you"
06-15-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By non-fixie

"That should be a separate forum"

"That should be a separate forum"
06-15-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By P!N20

Things You Won't Read in the C&V Forum

"I loosened the clamp bolt and took the seatpost out."

"Gumwalls donít look very good on that bike."

"Why donít you put a carbon fork on it?"

"How much do those cranks weigh?"

"Thatís a...
06-09-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,365
Posted By Prowler

There's still something about 23c tires

I know that, like the tidal bore in Truro, NS, Iíll be going against the flow here but I have to say that there is still something really neat about 23c tires. Wider and fatter tires are all the rage...
06-07-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Roger M

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The "before" shot
Update:

I was going to pitch it, after Charles said...
06-07-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By cudak888

"Get your 1950 Raleigh Superbe Kit Today!"

That's what it feels like, anyway! I wish all new projects came with Much Assembly Required. :D

This is (was) Ged117's bike of which most of you have probably seen, adorned with a Cyclo 3-speed...
06-06-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,865
Posted By cudak888

No brifters: 1948 (or older) Humber Cob Tourist X joins the stables

Well, not exactly yet, as it just got picked up by dmark for me (thank you!) from the seller in New Jersey. Bike is currently with him; these are his pics:
...
06-03-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,626
Posted By genejockey

As an example, here's one of mine. This is a...

As an example, here's one of mine. This is a Hamilton 992B from 1943. Note the easy-to-read bold arabic numerals and simple hands. The case has a screw-off back and bezel, and the watch is lever...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine ĄLe Cycleď 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with kind permission of Martine Rebour, sole living heir...
05-30-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 713
Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna

Big shoutout to Josh Orlando for bringing my 1983 Ritchey Annapurna back to life. He had to track down vintage shifters and period correct tires (WTB and Tioga).

Tom built this one custom for me,...
05-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,139
Posted By jamesdak

Pinerallo Monviso....don't judge me.

Ok,,,,,yes I know...I did say I had to downsize.....but....man.....how do you resist this?

This one has languished locally for over a year now. Took a day off last Tuesday to get a lot of riding...
05-21-21, 04:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By oneclick

A big part of the quality of a drill bit is...

A big part of the quality of a drill bit is determined by the grind of the tip. Not only should it have the correct angle for the material you're cutting but especially in symmetry. Cheap drills are...
05-20-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 658
Posted By BFisher

You really need to choke up on the bit as much as...

You really need to choke up on the bit as much as possible here to limit any flex, because at these thicknesses the bit flex will ruin any chance of success. I left just enough so that it will pass...
05-19-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By randyjawa

It is all good and very happy to see that all of...

It is all good and very happy to see that all of my work is, once again, available to those who need it.

A couple of years ago, while sitting in the villa that I rent in Jamaica, a fellow...
05-19-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By T-Mar

MY TEN SPEEDS Site Back On-Line

Not sure if this is old news or not but I stumbled across a site hosting Randy's old website pages; https://cycle.haus/mytenspeeds/
05-18-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,993
Posted By iab

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed. Does...

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed.

Does he discriminate against a proper Italian 3 speed? It has more panache.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8539/8982430664_e83dd09fb7_h.jpg...
05-17-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By bwilli88

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I am thinking a nice British racing green with cream...
05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 12,626
Posted By styggno1

# 38 White Explorer II ...

# 38

White Explorer II

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05-17-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By bwilli88

Brian's gugificazion Witcomb

Well I purchased this from nlerner awhile back and he sent it directly to gugie for him to massage for me.
I had him braze on studs for a pair of Mafac Raid center-pull brakes, another set of water...
05-16-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,018
Posted By cudak888

This may sound ridiculous, but the frame is...

This may sound ridiculous, but the frame is fairly aligned now, and the top tube is reasonably straight.

Aligning the frame involved fairly typical cold-setting, but getting the top tube straight...
05-14-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By randyjawa

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not...

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not like Krylon nearly as much as Rustoleum. Also, I much prefer to paint a bike with a paint brush. Spraying a bike frame is difficult because over spray...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,358
Posted By spudly

Two Nice NOS Austro Daimlers

I was fortunate to just acquire two NOS Austro Daimlers from a seller whose late husband worked in marketing for them in the 70's/80's. They, an Ultima and Vent Noir (circa 1978 and 1977,...
05-12-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,023
Posted By cudak888

Brian Chapman's lug lining

Perfection. Everyone should have an opportunity to see this:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CLmpjlqnMC5/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

-Kurt
05-12-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,784
Posted By cb400bill

Pics for Posterity ...

Pics for Posterity


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05-11-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,161
Posted By rando_couche

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of...

My favorite "bike noise" is the sound of high-quality, high-performance tires on a smooth road. Especially if there's a whole peloton of them flying by at speed!
05-10-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By 10 Wheels

Me at 67 y/o. NY to LA 4200 Miles 8 10 south...

Me at 67 y/o. NY to LA 4200 Miles
8 10 south landscape - YouTube
05-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By randyjawa

Torpado Test Ride - Pretty Much What I Expected...

Though still pretty cold, here in the Thunder Bay area, I finally took my recently finished late sixties Torpado out for a test ride. It is, pretty much, original with the exception of the SPD...
05-07-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,899
Posted By caloso

It's important to keep in mind that normal person...

It's important to keep in mind that normal person skinny is bike racer fat.
05-07-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,899
Posted By Badger6

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I...

I was out on Monday, on a training ride (yes, I bike for leisure and workouts!) and this guy blew past me in a full Jumbo-Visma kit on the Leuven-Mechlen canal path...and he was super skinny, and he...
05-06-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,899
Posted By msu2001la

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider,...

I'm more of a "wanna be Giro" type of rider, myself.
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,899
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-04-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,077
Posted By caloso

Yes, you are correct. See LeMondís Law.

Yes, you are correct. See LeMondís Law.
05-03-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,077
Posted By AlmostTrick

Gain? Some of us are doing all we can just to...

Gain? Some of us are doing all we can just to maintain! :o

I also resent the common sentiment that thin people need to gain weight before they have "earned" the right to buy a heavy bike. :p
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