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07-25-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By Prowler

I wrench one day a week at an LBS and am, slowly,...

I wrench one day a week at an LBS and am, slowly, learning that I am NO ones target market and I cannot fathom what makes people tick. I rarely meet anyone who likes the old steel that we here do and...
07-24-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By shuru421

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07-20-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By SJX426

Straddle cable is too long. Straddle Cables...

Straddle cable is too long.
Straddle Cables Done Right – Rene Herse Cycles (https://www.renehersecycles.com/straddle-cables-done-right/)
07-17-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 431,061
Posted By Bianchigirll

since the first time I rode my Batavus in 2018...

since the first time I rode my Batavus in 2018 after I moved to Ft Wayne I’ve wanted to ditch the 39t inner. I finally took a few minutes to look for a replacement last week, I think this FSA will...
07-15-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,785
Posted By Andy_K

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and...

I was on vacation last week in Depoe Bay, and while there I rode a wonderful loop down U.S. 101 to Newport, out along Yaquina Bay to Toledo, up Highway 229 along the Siletz River and back down 101 --...
07-14-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,785
Posted By Drillium Dude

Tested out both my new camera and the new...

Tested out both my new camera and the new non-indexed approach to shifting the Davidson's FD. Beautiful day for around 40 miles of smooth trail with little wind in either direction. The FD shifts...
07-09-21, 02:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,577
Posted By Jon T

I don't understand all the hate towards the...

I don't understand all the hate towards the Maillard Helicomatic system. I have an '84 Peugeot PH10LE that I bought new. I'm still riding the Helicomatic system (13-28) and the Sedisport chain that...
07-07-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By Doug Fattic

I have an identical yellow Super Sport (as well...

I have an identical yellow Super Sport (as well as a matching men's) as the OP's. They were donations from a college friend with the understanding that any proceeds from their sale will go towards...
07-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,137
Posted By Me2gingko

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a...

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a combination of both. Initial curve during the making and years of stress on a weak spot. Still not sure if it places the bike into an enjoy-it-as-it-is...
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By bikemig

You got a good deal. Those rims look to be...

You got a good deal. Those rims look to be clinchers (they look like weinmann concave) not tubulars. Overhaul it, replace the consumables, and ride it. That's a great bike.

There aren't a lot of...
Replies: 30
Views: 878
Posted By Oldsledz

I bought the bike tonight along with a Puch in...

I bought the bike tonight along with a Puch in decent condition and a rough motobecane and Echo both entry level and rough best used for parts for 120.00...
06-30-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,442
Posted By Roger M

I believe that you are in the wrong forum.

I believe that you are in the wrong forum.
06-30-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By BikingViking793

1981 Schwinn Super Le Tour

I picked up a new bike last week. I love my 1974 Le Tour so much I wanted to see how I'd like a Super. If I've translated the serial number ok it's a 1981 Super Le Tour. The number on the rear drop...
06-30-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,785
Posted By bikemig

Took the 1982 Peugeot PXN 10 out for a 25 mile...

Took the 1982 Peugeot PXN 10 out for a 25 mile ride today. I finally dialed in the gearing: 50/34 crank and 14-28 6 speed freewheel.
...
06-30-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17,556
Views: 1,920,785
Posted By malcala622

This morning watching TDF stage 5 I had to go...

This morning watching TDF stage 5 I had to go with the Bianchi TT. Ride home was fun with the heat at around 82į. Slight breeze to stay a bit cool. I felt good after the 8 miles even though I've been...
06-26-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
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...
06-23-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,577
Posted By sd5782

Pics

All those suggestions make too much sense, but I may ultimately get there in the end. As we all know, the various paths enlighten us, and occasionally we glom onto something that we wouldn't have...
06-16-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 62,924
Views: 9,587,978
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://providence.craigslist.org/bop/d/cumberland...

https://providence.craigslist.org/bop/d/cumberland-grandis-italian-bicycle-frame/7326008351.htmlGrandis Italian Bicycle Frame -...
06-16-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,386
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is the mess before we started: ...

Here is the mess before we started:

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I consider Super Sports special or I...
06-15-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,853
Posted By P!N20

"Which dropper seatpost do you...

"Which dropper seatpost do you recommend?"
06-15-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,526
Posted By nlerner

As gugie noted, I started in Boston: ...

As gugie noted, I started in Boston:

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I took the...
06-14-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By justcynn

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06-14-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By justcynn

[QUOTE=roadsnakes;22092104]When you`re in...

[QUOTE=roadsnakes;22092104]When you`re in Milwaukee, hop on the Oak Leaf Trail at South Shore Park, and take it all the way to the beach at Grant Park and back. (or the other way .........starting at...
06-12-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Nice! Is that a Terry pantographed quill stem? ...

Nice! Is that a Terry pantographed quill stem?
Iím surprised to see 650a wheels on there. Kind of an odd ball size. Georgina Terry still sells 650c tires on her site so I thought she built her mid...
06-11-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 34,466
Posted By G.Varela

Picked up this one last night. It's a bit rough,...

Picked up this one last night. It's a bit rough, but I'll have fun bringing it back to life....
06-11-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,551
Posted By awk409ak

Here's my 84 Panasonic DX-2000 with 27 x 1...

Here's my 84 Panasonic DX-2000 with 27 x 1 Panaracers Pasela. Pretty enjoyable riding bike.

Art...
06-10-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,551
Posted By Insidious C.

Half of my too-many bikes have light frames and...

Half of my too-many bikes have light frames and 27" wheels. Most are early 80s as T-Mar predicted.
06-10-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By Dylansbob

I spent more than $2k this spring buying 10...

I spent more than $2k this spring buying 10 bikes. I've sold 1 and a wheelset from those purchases as well as 8 bikes from my collection so far this summer for almost $3k.

It's amazing that my...
06-09-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,229
Posted By RustyJames

C&V $$ Spending Reality Check

I sent a few Euros to Italy this AM and I wondered if this little hobby of mine is getting a little nutty. Did I really need to spend a few hundred $$ for stuff several thousand miles away ďjust in...
06-09-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By justcynn

and no one got me off the hook on this '84...

and no one got me off the hook on this '84 Schwinn Peloton, looks like its coming home with me...turns out the seller is about a mile from the hotel in Madison and agreed to meet on friday...
06-09-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 941
Posted By Prostyler

Finishing up an Alpina Pro restore now.

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06-07-21, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By deux jambes

Received & replied. Sale is currently pending...

Received & replied. Sale is currently pending with another party. I'll add here though, that should the sale fall through, I'll gladly keep you next in line on the chance that you might still be...
06-06-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By jccaclimber

I've resolved that issue in at least one 9sp STI...

I've resolved that issue in at least one 9sp STI lever of that vintage, but it's been nearly 15 years since I did so. You really do need to tear it down if flushing doesn't work. Be careful with...
06-05-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By johnnyace

You just never know who you'll meet while camping...

We returned yesterday from camping for the week in central Oregon. The weather was perfect, although warmer than usual for this time of year.

To my surprise, the couple that were the camp hosts...
06-01-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,038
Posted By VicBC_Biker

Strava- anybody else find it creepy/intrusive?

Just 'signed up' at Strava a couple of weeks ago. I 'had to do it' to see a ride a friend had done.

Does anybody except me find it 'creepy' when Strava announces:

And then they list people I do...
05-31-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By merziac

This day

Home of the free because of the brave.

Thank you to all those that have, are and will serve.
05-30-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 421
Posted By oneclick

Fixing Shimano 600 Arabesque spring cover

Found this mech with a broken spring cover (they all do that sir):

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The...
05-28-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,892
Posted By JohnDThompson

No, "Tube Investments" (aka "TI") owned both...

No, "Tube Investments" (aka "TI") owned both Raleigh and Reynolds (and Sturmey-Archer, among other acquisitions), and Reynolds tubing decals showed the TI logo regardless of who built the frame.
...
05-26-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62,924
Views: 9,587,978
Posted By sheddle

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/bik/d/lynden-197...

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/bik/d/lynden-1976-schwinn-paramount-tandem/7325272058.html1976 Schwinn Paramount tandem - $350 (Lynden)
Real eclectic parts mix on this, TA cranks and Huret Duopar...
05-25-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,741
Posted By SurferRosa

We just need a "behind bars in heavy traffic"...

We just need a "behind bars in heavy traffic" thread, followed by a "show your hospital room" thread. :lol:
05-25-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14,382
Views: 3,223,807
Posted By Murray Missile

Bent right where the steerer tube meets the...

Bent right where the steerer tube meets the crown. I'm going to find some bar stock to just fit inside the steerer for support and give it a little "nudge" then inspect for signs of cracking or...
05-24-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 944
Posted By ShannonM

From my chair, the early 1990s 700c hybrids were...

From my chair, the early 1990s 700c hybrids were as good as this kind of bike ever got. Well-made, well-designed frames, often that manufacturer's touring frame. Solid-but-not-great parts. 700c...
05-24-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 944
Posted By juvela

----- you mention "especially sizing" ...

-----

you mention "especially sizing"

keep in mind that purpose built hybrids tend to have high shells for greater ground clearance over uneven surfaces

this is similar to a mtn bike in that...
05-23-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By nlerner

SRAM PC- 830 or 850 (or 870 if you want to get...

SRAM PC- 830 or 850 (or 870 if you want to get spendy) is my go to:
...
05-22-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,099
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...
05-19-21, 08:01 PM
05-19-21, 06:04 PM
05-19-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By robertj298

Swapped an Ironman today

My 89 Ironman Expert was a bit to big for me so I swapped it for this 87 Master which fits me perfect. It's a really
nice example. Took off the speedometer and switched to the original Shimano 600...
05-15-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
Posted By gravelinmygears

Oh the tears I've cried! No, I remember the first...

Oh the tears I've cried! No, I remember the first time I got a chip in the paint on my prized road bike. I just stared at that flake of Joe Bell applied paint in my hand in disbelief. I was so upset...
05-15-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,699
Posted By gravelinmygears

Want it

Iíve done everything that can be done to buy this bike. Iím sure the seller is overwhelmed with emails. Some have suggested itís turned into a local auction or maybe the guy is out of town. Another...
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