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08-05-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4,455
Views: 435,312
Posted By Phil_gretz

I just finished a 1980s Cannondale rigid fork,...

I just finished a 1980s Cannondale rigid fork, hardtail MTB 3.0 series for a client. They had been "gifted" this one from a neighbor in FL, and brought it back to VA for me to fix up. It had serious...
08-05-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By nlerner

I remember the good old days when this thread...

I remember the good old days when this thread wasn’t 90% talk of buying and selling and 10% talk of actual bikes. Guess I should throw up a 3-speed pic to try and achieve some balance. Here’s a...
08-03-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 653
Posted By Mad Honk

Good on ya Kabuki! This is what BF is all...

Good on ya Kabuki! This is what BF is all about! Smiles, MH
08-02-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 225
Posted By dddd

The amount of motion that the front derailer...

The amount of motion that the front derailer cable sees isn't going to wear away anything, and I see plenty of bikes with redundant cable housing stops that contact the cable but do nothing and cause...
08-01-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By Kapusta

No booze, no dogs, and you can't go over 5MPH?...

No booze, no dogs, and you can't go over 5MPH? Man, I don't miss NJ:)


Cool bike, though:thumb:
07-31-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By ThermionicScott

An even quicker-and-dirtier way to do it (if the...

An even quicker-and-dirtier way to do it (if the fixed cup isn’t installed) is just to have an assortment of cheap cartridge BBs on hand that you can just thread into the drive side and mount the...
07-31-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By gster

Yes... Most of us here on thread are not as...

Yes...
Most of us here on thread are not as young as we once were.....
The addition of 2 or 3 teeth on the rear cog makes a big difference.
07-29-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,727
Posted By Classtime

Having ridden consistently and maybe suffering...

Having ridden consistently and maybe suffering regularly, for only a year or so, I'd say you have much more fitness to gain by riding your current bikes. But I get wanting a new bike. The fast guys...
07-29-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,727
Posted By BFisher

Nothing wrong with wanting a fresh new bike, but...

Nothing wrong with wanting a fresh new bike, but at that price point availability may be squeezing your options. Used market may produce a gem, or a retro upgrade build could be just the ticket....
07-29-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By Phil_gretz

And remember, RJ is a hack. He's mostly...

And remember, RJ is a hack. He's mostly effective, but a hack nonetheless...
07-26-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,895
Posted By JaccoW

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to...

The classic Spécialités T.A. Pro-5-Vis comes to mind as well as the Stronglight 107?

But I'm not much of a weight weeny myself so perhaps others can come up with some better options.
07-25-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By markk900

Out for a ride in the heat

Needed to go for a ride so pulled the Trek 600 IGH conversion out of the shed and went for one. I’d built this bike as a result of reading an article way back in the 70s in Bicycling! that said a...
07-25-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By Sierra

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or...

For the terrain in my area I like the bottom 2 or 3 gears to get easier in a hurry, so I like larger gaps(percentage wise) on the bottom end.
07-23-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Duragrouch

FREE Hercules 3 speed made in England, Davenport Florida

Location: Davenport Florida (southwest of Orlando)

Deadline for pickup: Evening of Tuesday 27 July 2021

FREE Hercules 3-speed made in England, step-thru/ladies model frame, lugged steel,...
07-23-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By zukahn1

Great this is one of the best looking hard...

Great this is one of the best looking hard frames of all time good that it found a home.
07-23-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By retrofit

Holy crap! A sweet deal deal on a sweet riding,...

Holy crap! A sweet deal deal on a sweet riding, iconic frameset! Enjoy the ride Ocelotl!
07-23-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By LBCwanabe

Sold

Sold
07-21-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By cudak888

Three questions: Has the cable adjustment...

Three questions:

Has the cable adjustment been checked? Refer to Unca_Sam above for adjustment.
Do you know what lubricant, if any, is inside the hub? Did you put anything in the hub prior to...
07-20-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By nlerner

FYI, I believe those are EA1/597mm tires. Hard to...

FYI, I believe those are EA1/597mm tires. Hard to find!
07-19-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By harrier

Miyata 1000 1982 ...

Miyata 1000 1982


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07-18-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,264
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, some interesting interpretations of “top of...

Yeah, some interesting interpretations of “top of the line” happening here so far. Perhaps cudak888 should post his Raleigh Superbe as it was top of the line in the category of Raleigh’s upright bar...
07-17-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By repechage

I have the book with the original title. How my...

I have the book with the original title.
How my Mom got me interested in reading.
totally messed me up for “see Spot run” in first grade. As a 5 year old reading about a carousel that the rider got...
07-17-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By Warbird21

A friend in another hobby did all the scene...

A friend in another hobby did all the scene artwork for that movie (and a lot of others). Back in the day when they used real paintwork, nothing digital.
07-17-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By gugie

That'll chisel out.

That'll chisel out.
07-17-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By JacobLee

A Brace of Basket Case Bridgestones

Recently took a trip to visit family and friends we hadn’t seen in 1.5 years, and returned with these on my bike rack:
...
07-14-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By kroozer

You could do that, but it's a lot of messing...

You could do that, but it's a lot of messing around and you probably won't save much money. I would think it would be a lot easier to buy a 14-32 freewheel. Then you'd have a spare as well.
07-13-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By The Golden Boy

I don't know the thread you're talking about- but...

I don't know the thread you're talking about- but if it's like the people that buy out unsold entry level inventory and try to sell them for $600-$1000... I'm not up with selling prices, but...
07-13-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Ged117

1956 Raleigh Sports step-through

EDIT: Sold locally.

Hi everyone,

For sale is my wife's 1956 Raleigh Sports. It includes the original Brooks B66L saddle in nice shape, original pedals, the nice early '50s Raleigh chrome and...
07-12-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,333
Posted By nlerner

Is all of the above a choice?

Is all of the above a choice?
07-12-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 991
Posted By niliraga

good catch!! also, pretty sure i see Grab On...

good catch!! also, pretty sure i see Grab On grips there.

a Raleigh Sports would have been a better inspiration to use...
07-12-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 991
Posted By David Newton

D-Day Girls, cover art

Turkey levers?

https://i.ibb.co/7vL7BgY/d-day-girls.jpg (https://ibb.co/LSH4BQk)
07-09-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 227
Posted By ThermionicScott

So far, so good. Instead of trying to open a...

So far, so good. Instead of trying to open a catalog or page in a new window, I'm just clicking them to open them from that main page and then "Save image" for each page before clicking the ">" arrow...
07-09-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,797
Posted By scozim

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast: ...

Quotes from Merckx just posted on the broadcast:

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...
07-07-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 394,473
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, leaving the d-ring erect like that is...

Hmm, leaving the d-ring erect like that is frowned upon in some circles.
07-06-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By pcb

Very, very nice! So hard to find vintage Fujis...

Very, very nice! So hard to find vintage Fujis with good chrome.
07-06-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By T-Mar

Maybe they are curling up, along the edges?...

Maybe they are curling up, along the edges? Photos would help in identifying and suggesting a solution for the issue.
07-06-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By randyjawa

Moulton_Space_Frame_Bike - Looks Really Nice...

This just came up for sale in my area for $1500.00. If anyone is interested, I am willing to investigate and facilitate......
07-06-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By Oldairhead

I am constantly surprised at what people will...

I am constantly surprised at what people will argue over. This thread belongs in the "I'm an expert but I wasn't really there" category!
07-06-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24,838
Views: 3,070,729
Posted By eatontkd

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Love to ride errands on my unrestored 1956 Hercules.
07-05-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 586
Posted By konakai

pino morroni track bike

hello could anyone share any information or back story on this bike. I'm mainly interested in old wood rim racers and old pacing bikes. I'm not too versed on the newer stuff. I am somewhat familiar...
Replies: 30
Views: 1,016
Posted By bikemig

$500 Canadian, right? Agreed though that $100 US...

$500 Canadian, right? Agreed though that $100 US is a very good deal on this bike. It's the OP's bike to do as he or she wishes but that bike could use an overhaul before it gets ridden much more.
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, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,004
Posted By cudak888

The progress, so far. The headlight was placed...

The progress, so far. The headlight was placed here just to make sure I cut the brake cable long enough not to interfere with the housing, hence why the wiring is dangling everywhere.
...
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,614
Posted By iab

And this isn't in A&S because ....

And this isn't in A&S because ....
06-30-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,002
Posted By squirtdad

neats foot is not advised by pretty much anyone...

neats foot is not advised by pretty much anyone for brooks. use the Proofide and only that. the 25 gram tin i got with my b17 lasted over 10 years
06-30-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By LBCwanabe

1987 Miyata 615 GT 54cm

For sale:

1987 54cm Miyata 615GT

Bike is 7.5/10 condition wise. It rides very nice.

This is a nice condition Miyata touring bike. Mostly original condition. Tires at about 80% life. There...
06-29-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By 75lechamp

Never mind, found one!

Never mind, found one!
06-29-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,124
Posted By cb400bill

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years...

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years ago that were only recently activated and used for spamming. You don't see this as the mod staff work hard to keep the forum free of spam. It's a huge...
06-29-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By ClydeClydeson

Probably not. Those seatposts are among the...

Probably not. Those seatposts are among the least expensive and least durable. Once one of the plates is bent the post will not hold your seat in place any more.
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