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08-02-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Andy_K

Yesterday my would-be riding partner on a planned...

Yesterday my would-be riding partner on a planned ride had to cancel at the last minute. Having spent the morning contemplating the fact that I had planned a route with more climbing than I wanted to...
08-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,248
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I signal my stops, because where I ride,...

Yeah, I signal my stops, because where I ride, there are 1) a lot of deputies lying in wait at T-intersections, and 2) a lot of cyclists blissfully unaware of 1), so I signal to prevent getting...
08-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 63,137
Views: 9,639,839
Posted By bark_eater

I didnt quite smoke tires on my gravel driveway,...

I didnt quite smoke tires on my gravel driveway, but this gem is in the bike cave...:D
07-31-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 2,242,108
Posted By Sir_Name

They did!

They did!
07-31-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,053
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-35cr...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-35crMp4/0/d8c8a9de/XL/IMG_0739-XL.jpg

Your place is so far
The clouds are yet darkening
Shall I drink raindrops?

Brent
07-31-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 423,318
Posted By macstuff

I ran into a pile bikes and frames last year and...

I ran into a pile bikes and frames last year and have been making up whole bikes from what was scrap. I've been completing them and kicking them from the nest for several months now. I'll come back...
07-27-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By obrentharris

Just a handful of raindrops on today's ride...

Just a handful of raindrops on today's ride through the cow country of West Marin and Sonoma counties.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7skp5VS/0/5dae4077/XL/_DSC2469-XL.jpg

...
07-27-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By gaucho777

In my continuing effort to seek out new routes, I...

In my continuing effort to seek out new routes, I headed out for a new-to-me route including the climb up Snake Road in the Oakland/Montclair hills. I went down Snake Road for the first time last...
07-25-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By cxwrench

For most punctures the tire is never patched. If...

For most punctures the tire is never patched. If the hole is any larger than that you can 'boot' the tire but most people would just replace it.
07-24-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 564
Posted By SwimmerMike

Aug 21st: SF Peninsula C&V riders getting together

GeneJockey and I are planning a 30-40 mile ride from the Woodside area on August 21st at 10:00AM. It'll be flat/rolling hitting the Portola loop and some side roads off of it. This is an open...
07-23-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By JaccoW

I live on the other side of the country but the...

I live on the other side of the country but the last ride through Limburg (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/491452-where-d-you-ride-today-new-improved.html#post22129577) I posted on here...
07-23-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 74,942
Posted By QuikRick

Thanks for the lesson in butterfly...

Thanks for the lesson in butterfly species/colors. I'll be the first to admit that I'm no botanist!
07-22-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 787
Posted By dedhed

1984 catalog only shows the LeTour models using...

1984 catalog only shows the LeTour models using the suntour top mount levers. No others would have the correct braze on for them.
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By juvela

----- when using ebay as a reference it is...

-----

when using ebay as a reference it is important to check the completed listings rather than just the listings

cycle appears a bit earlier than "1970's"

the head emblem it wears had gone...
07-20-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,053
Posted By mountaindave

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/f35960dc_734d_43cf_a1c6_4ccb904c1ef6_1e792863392c19bddb9d755a87fbe142720bc8cd.jpeg
Misty mountain lake
Tarry but for a moment,
Cold...
07-19-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 130,687
Posted By SurferRosa

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb: ...

Sold my '60 Paramount today. :thumb:

https://i.imgur.com/ESJrPzD.jpg
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The buyer asked, quizzically, so why are you selling it? I said, I've got six bikes. I really need to pare down. He...
07-19-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By juvela

----- the Normandy Luxe Competition model...

-----

the Normandy Luxe Competition model hubs of 1974/1975 have red foil labels and red plastic dustcaps

the final year for the generation on the subject bicycle was 1972

the Juy skewers on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,609
Views: 389,417
Posted By ultrarider7

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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/51317081160_874fb30c74_k_5c30b4a21e1d09293e413d6e63e11b36ef7a9176.jpg
Medicine Lake near Minneapolis, MN
07-17-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 407
Posted By SurferRosa

Whew! :thumb:

Whew! :thumb:
07-15-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,053
Posted By DQRider

A Bit of Harmless Plagiarism...

https://i.imgur.com/dmCb0ig.png

Who can pass by here

Without lingering a while

Among the cattails cocktails?

:cheers:
07-14-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,053
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-TMRm...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-TMRmNtT/0/f9756021/XL/IMG-0951-XL.jpg

Who can pass by here
Without lingering a while
Among the cattails?

Brent
Forum: Touring
07-14-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,090
Posted By Paul J

I thought I'd put few picture up. Fun...

I thought I'd put few picture up.

Fun picture from the 17 Mile Drive.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x720/17_mile_drive_d847dc493ba72235279a66eaf53517f077a8ffd8.jpg
...
Replies: 77
Views: 4,622
Posted By 3alarmer

...oh please. It's not like wacky stuff ever...

...oh please. It's not like wacky stuff ever happens in the SF Bay Area. :love:
07-12-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By merziac

Again, the OP Schwinn post is original, engraved,...

Again, the OP Schwinn post is original, engraved, it would be a shame to but that in the frame and mess up a nice original piece. ;)
07-11-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 2,242,108
Posted By Cycle Tourist

Hope this qualifies. ...

Hope this qualifies.
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20210711_162709344_46b47f86bf1ed1232fb153b49c42687505e685c1.jpg
07-11-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By russellnyg745

Well it looks like its not worth much in its...

Well it looks like its not worth much in its current state. So im going to try to bring her back to life. Make it rideable again. Will be a fun project regardless how much it costs.
07-10-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Bianchigirll

No fancy pics here just a little schlepping...

No fancy pics here just a little schlepping around Nort East Ft Wayne on my Ugly Betty. ...
07-07-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,449
Posted By JacobLee

Well, I had to muster all of my courage, but it...

Well, I had to muster all of my courage, but it was the right thing to do. Iíll be sure to have it checked out.
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,090
Posted By Paul J

I thought I would give an update on our trip....

I thought I would give an update on our trip. We've been planning this trip for many years and had so many obstetrical this year to it actually happening. Three weeks before we departed we received a...
07-07-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20,462
Views: 3,525,748
Posted By billnuke1

!

I think he should pay you to take them away!
07-05-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Drillium Dude

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse...

First Cino preparation ride on the Iron Horse trail with Alex Moll, northbend and a few other locals. We got going around 1030; little wind, misty, foggy and cool. The sun broke through about the...
07-05-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,148
Posted By cuda2k

VeloBase.com - 2021 Update Thread

Decided to start a fresh thread for status / updates on the renewed (and hopefully lasting) improvements progress. As mentioned in the 'VeloBase.com is Gone' thread - I just pre-paid for three years...
07-03-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By obrentharris

1959/60 Olmo Professional - 60cm

For sale - my 1959/60 Olmo Professional. Beautiful original paint, chrome, decals for a 60+ year old Italian bike.
Seat tube 60cm center to center. Top tube 56cm center to center.
Complete bike...
07-02-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 683
Posted By noobinsf

91 Univega Alpina Comp

SOLD

This is an early 90's MTB, kind of the golden age of this type of rigid steel-framed mountain bike. It's a Univega Alpina Comp, a racing bike with Ritchey and Suntour's high-level components...
07-02-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,157
Views: 124,739
Posted By DQRider

Some Kind of Industrial Equipment?

https://i.imgur.com/x4cFI2C.png

Spiral Bridge Brewery, Hastings, MN

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07-01-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,395
Posted By easyupbug

My Vitus came with a beautiful DA areo post that...

My Vitus came with a beautiful DA areo post that would look great with those lovely slim seat stays. I thought my aero graced the frame so well I switched from a seat bag to a storage bag in the...
07-01-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,395
Posted By easyupbug

If in good shape a 25mm seat post can be valuable...

If in good shape a 25mm seat post can be valuable to Zeus, Alan as well as Vitus riders. List it for sale.
06-30-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Barry2

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole GPC Club regular...

Bear Claw Bakery - Pinole

GPC Club regular detour when riding the 3 Bears in the East Bay.

Barry
06-28-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,181
Posted By ClydeClydeson

THe problem is visible in the pictures, and is...

THe problem is visible in the pictures, and is mentioned in one of the first responses. OP has the cable routed incorrectly at the derailleur.

There is a washer under the pinch bolt that has a...
06-27-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14,406
Views: 3,234,449
Posted By 3speedslow

Not on par with other trash saves but the timing...

Not on par with other trash saves but the timing of it gives me a chuckle.

I was riding the Brompton through my neighborhood this dusky evening when I saw an orange bike flag atop a fiberglass...
06-27-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,784
Posted By gravelinmygears

Just heard back from Otis Guy. He did not build...

Just heard back from Otis Guy. He did not build it.
06-27-21, 01:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By SurferRosa

The wedge is in backwards. Post 5 shows how the...

The wedge is in backwards. Post 5 shows how the wedge should be oriented on the bolt at the bottom of the stem. Also, the first pic in the op makes it appear as if the bottom of the stem is damaged.
06-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,784
Posted By gravelinmygears

I bought the bike

I asked Peter Johnson if he built the bike and he said no. He thinks that itís a Tom Richey maybe from the 80s. He took one look at the seat cluster and said it had to be Tom. Others have said Otis...
06-26-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By abshipp

More fixed gear riding this morning. Did a couple...

More fixed gear riding this morning. Did a couple of laps around one of the local airports frequented by cyclists in the area. Mostly rolling terrain and I ended up averaging a little over 17mph for...
06-26-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 17,618
Views: 1,934,161
Posted By Drillium Dude

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish...

Rode on the supposedly-closed West Lake Sammamish Boulevard down to Issaquah, even though it was 85+. Took the Colnago, but not the camera (it's kinda on the fritz right now after being dropped a...
06-25-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 37,886
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1023x691/image_76319eab4857ce81ab3ec8fc51372b746c50841d.png

Edit: I like this combination because it contains the four basic food groups of...
06-25-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,813
Posted By juvela

----- "The Londoner" marque belongs to the...

-----

"The Londoner" marque belongs to the Scheuer company of New York

during the 1950's the products were contract manufactured by Bauer of Germany and by Batavus of The Netherlands

during...
06-24-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By Berge20

Good call guys (as always), it had popped out of...

Good call guys (as always), it had popped out of the housing right below the barrel adjuster so it was very hard to notice. All solved! Thanks everyone.
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 805
Posted By Mad Honk

Thooky, I have owned several impact...

Thooky,
I have owned several impact wrenches over the years and currently have four, two 3/8 and two 1/2 inch wrenches both in Snap-On and Mac. You must use a lube in the wrench on a regular...
06-21-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,964
Posted By Iride01

We should all give ourselves a pat on the back. ...

We should all give ourselves a pat on the back.

The OP must be out riding so much from all of the encouragement that there isn't any time for them to respond! <grin>
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