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08-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 631
Posted By clubman

Any colour Binda made is fine. Or Patenaude. Or...

Any colour Binda made is fine. Or Patenaude. Or Mikashima. or...
08-03-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By clubman

If it ain't broke...leave your grinder in the...

If it ain't broke...leave your grinder in the garage Harold.

I don't think another link could come out without stress on the RD
07-30-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

What I'm suggesting is that if the OP wanted to...

What I'm suggesting is that if the OP wanted to delve into a 3 speed as a project, that one is ripe. Sure, we've all found flocks of $25 Sports that are clapped out but a 50's model with quality...
07-30-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

It could very well be a 55. White mudguards were...

It could very well be a 55. White mudguards were found on many models around that time. The trigger and the rear hub will help zero in on it. IMO, that's in sweet condition and worth the asking,...
07-29-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,727
Posted By clubman

Vintage doesn't have to be steel. A 90's...

Vintage doesn't have to be steel. A 90's Cannondale will give you a 130 spread and a good jump start on building a sub 20 lb bike. Fast frames that can be had at a very reasonable price and since...
07-28-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

I find the women's frames to be more adaptable in...

I find the women's frames to be more adaptable in terms of range of fitment. But then again, I fit a 21" like buttah.
07-28-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

Don't we all? ;)

Don't we all? ;)
07-23-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By clubman

Coins baby. Priceless!

Coins baby. Priceless!
07-22-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted...

That may be the one part you can't keep, as noted above.
07-19-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,130
Posted By clubman

Coaster brake hub tool. Front and rear hub nuts,...

Coaster brake hub tool. Front and rear hub nuts, axle and lockring for thread on cog.
07-17-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By clubman

That's the Dark Carnival rolling into town. One...

That's the Dark Carnival rolling into town. One of Bradbury's many superb stories, rip. Looks like a young Jonathon Price.

Awesome bike.
07-17-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By clubman

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were...

Can't speak to lights but reflectors were commonly mounted on this type of braze-on. This isn't period correct but it is a Bluemels. I know I've got a Lucas with the same mount but I can't find it....
07-16-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By clubman

We've had similar threads with Cippolini,...

We've had similar threads with Cippolini, Indurain, Lemond, Armstrong, and we'll have many more
The achievements of Merckx are writ in stone and anyone who challenges them shall be smitten down by...
07-14-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By clubman

Universal made some really cool Squadra, single...

Universal made some really cool Squadra, single pull in a dark grey. Strong springs. I used them and loved them. Per Velobase...
07-14-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By clubman

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains....

Trade and delivery bikes used 1/2" X 3/16 chains. Measure the outside of the plates. They are still available outside of the bike industry.
07-13-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By clubman

Bert, we wrote the book on excuses. Stick around,...

Bert, we wrote the book on excuses. Stick around, we'll talk you through this. 5 bikes is the minimum qualification to get in the 'society'. Congrats, you're in! :thumb:
07-12-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By clubman

$100 for any decent set of wheels is a bargain,...

$100 for any decent set of wheels is a bargain, regardless of the frame it's going on.
07-11-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By clubman

fify In my experience, that's how it happens.

fify

In my experience, that's how it happens.
07-10-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By clubman

Shame it's too small, it's a cool bike and the DS...

Shame it's too small, it's a cool bike and the DS spacer should work fine. Shop rookies are known to face shells too much. Seen it on a couple of my bikes.
07-09-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By clubman

There's now a sticky for VB. There was a recent...

There's now a sticky for VB. There was a recent update with a new host, maybe the cause of the problems.
07-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By clubman

Maybe he could have been. It's the arrogant...

Maybe he could have been. It's the arrogant baldface lies and deceit that knocked him out of contention.

He was right about it not being about the bike.
07-09-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By clubman

Here's a snapshot from 2016...hopefully you can...

Here's a snapshot from 2016...hopefully you can grab what you need.

https://web.archive.org/web/20190629122659/https://www.araya-kk.co.jp/rim/catalog.html
07-07-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 672
Posted By clubman

boom. I'm not qualified to give opinions on...

boom. I'm not qualified to give opinions on suspension bikes.
...
07-07-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,984
Posted By clubman

I'm torn between the bike and the equally awesome...

I'm torn between the bike and the equally awesome tablesaw.
07-07-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 672
Posted By clubman

Pic assist ...

Pic assist

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07-05-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By clubman

I can't see or hear Doug Kenny jokes without...

I can't see or hear Doug Kenny jokes without laughing and crying at the same time. One of the best.
07-05-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,062
Posted By clubman

ClydeClydeson How'd you know that's a truck? I...

ClydeClydeson How'd you know that's a truck? I fixed these in a previous life. Nothing like jacking up a hopper car and wedging your body in there, knowing that you won't feel a thing if it let's...
06-29-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,203
Posted By clubman

I'm not sure how I could refrain from riding...

I'm not sure how I could refrain from riding that. It's effin perfect. If you don't ride it, someone else gets to do it and laugh at you. ;)
06-26-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By clubman

Or go down into the drops for proper leverage....

Or go down into the drops for proper leverage. Different design for a different age of bike racing.
06-25-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,899
Posted By clubman

fify

fify
06-23-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,002
Posted By clubman

... to either put my mind at ease or scare me...

... to either put my mind at ease or scare me away completely...

There's two types of people in the world, those that ride them and those that don't. Many enjoy them not broken in, they fit well...
06-22-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,064
Posted By clubman

I think there's frame makers that aren't going to...

I think there's frame makers that aren't going to respond to this thread because they know so many nuance(s) that go into building a frame. I don't but my frame building mentor told me he'd have to...
06-22-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By clubman

I needed that bike when I was half my age.

I needed that bike when I was half my age.
06-22-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

George was never a purist. But always kind.

George was never a purist. But always kind.
06-17-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

Oh my. It's worse than we thought. Anyone near...

Oh my. It's worse than we thought. Anyone near hihik? Needs therapeutic barley. :thumb:
06-17-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

Uh-huh, yeah, sure. We understand, we've been...

Uh-huh, yeah, sure. We understand, we've been there.:innocent:
06-15-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By clubman

and Diamondback ...

and Diamondback

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06-15-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 281
Posted By clubman

Syncros, and I think Kona perhaps made a few 1"...

Syncros, and I think Kona perhaps made a few 1" steerers. Certainly in 1 1/8".
06-14-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By clubman

This is the cross we all bear. :cry:

This is the cross we all bear. :cry:
06-12-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By clubman

You stole it for $25. Fill the holes with just...

You stole it for $25. Fill the holes with just about anything and it's got another 30 years in it.
06-10-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By clubman

This thread gave me some joy.

This thread gave me some joy.
06-10-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By clubman

I believe I was the original poster of that scan...

I believe I was the original poster of that scan and it was from a 1965 distributors catalogue. In that case, it's 32/40 but I'll look for it again to confirm.
06-08-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,961
Posted By clubman

But you're in the greater Toronto area...it's...

But you're in the greater Toronto area...it's been a criminals market there for decades.
06-07-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By clubman

I wouldn't assume anything here. The big bike was...

I wouldn't assume anything here. The big bike was obviously the taller riders mount. We know that manufacturers didn't offer a wide range of frames and components so perhaps the guy couldn't find a...
06-07-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,958
Posted By clubman

Had to look up 'hanging chad'...learn something...

Had to look up 'hanging chad'...learn something every day. Where I'm from, we still put X's in circles with a pencil. Works fine.
06-07-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,866
Posted By clubman

What a beauty. The sheen on the paint is amazing,...

What a beauty. The sheen on the paint is amazing, just wait until you go at it with compound. That's spent most of it's 70 years inside.
06-06-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,958
Posted By clubman

Yeah I think some early comments took the train...

Yeah I think some early comments took the train off the tracks. We should take a breath, get some feedback and ask the questions that matter, like who do I have to give nos parts to to get this...
06-06-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,958
Posted By clubman

a little soapbox message

We have to keep the our moderators at the top of mind as we go through this. If I were a mod, I'd be disappointed by caustic undertones of some posts and not just from these main threads.
A little...
06-06-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By clubman

There's a well known Indian bike maker called...

There's a well known Indian bike maker called Hero. I suspect it came from there. Look it up.
06-05-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,958
Posted By clubman

I wanna change my vote. I was coerced while...

I wanna change my vote. I was coerced while waiting in line...
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