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02-18-24, 08:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By calamarichris

Dooodooodooodooodoodoooodooooooo, Frejus is just...

Dooodooodooodooodoodoooodooooooo, Frejus is just alright, woah-yeah!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwbGjzF3mB0
02-18-24, 06:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,626
Posted By chain_whipped

Campagnolo tool set was over most heads and the...

Campagnolo tool set was over most heads and the MAFAC six to ten piece tool kit was a use once and toss away. The book cover depiction of MacGyver and his 'two' sizes adjustable 'hammers' is why most...
02-18-24, 06:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By Bianchigirll

Part Two I almost actually swooned when at...

Part Two

I almost actually swooned when at some point I turned around and saw this had somehow snuck in the door. WOW I've never see one in person and it didn't disappoint. ...
02-16-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By madpogue

Hint - who owns youtube?

Hint - who owns youtube?
02-15-24, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By bikingshearer

Ah, statistical confirmation, or at least...

Ah, statistical confirmation, or at least evidence, of what I had already observed: This C&V thing is an old-guy sausage-fest.
02-14-24, 10:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By jjhabbs

Pictures from our Vintage Bike Party! JVRBG

Hey guys,
Just sharing some shots from the party. A video is coming in about 9 days. We had about 35 people. Many brought bikes to show! Almost had a full house. So glad everyone came. Shared a...
02-12-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,398
Posted By bibliobob

I don't wear my nicest watches while riding, but...

I don't wear my nicest watches while riding, but do wear my daily wearer, the Tudor Black Bay with the smiley face.

But, I recently picked up this solar powered quartz Vaer field watch and I'm...
02-03-24, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By tjfastback66

Yeah - I have to admit that the choice of YELLOW...

Yeah - I have to admit that the choice of YELLOW was a good fit for this bike of yours.
Love the Superbe Crank!
I sold this one to myself in 1983 while working at a LBS in St. Cloud MN.
Still have...
11-16-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,343
Posted By tjfastback66

The 6105 has been serviced and is on the way back...

The 6105 has been serviced and is on the way back with a new crystal but the North Carolina repair was impressed!

"I’ve had a chance to look over your 6105, and I have an itemized estimate ready...
11-11-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,820
Posted By cudak888

Finally found the grail - Colnago kickstand

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11-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 30,139
Posted By Kilroy1988

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the...

I don't think it's been posted yet, but the official Alex Singer website has been updated with the gallery page for Mark's bicycle. Notably, it also contains a link to this thread!

Une bicyclette...
11-08-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By repechage

The entire graphic package is a bit custom the...

The entire graphic package is a bit custom
the first item to catch my eye was the gold outline top tube graphics.
I think they work pretty well.
this bike has more gloss than any Raleigh back...
11-08-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By jjhabbs

Pictures! 1980 Raleigh Competition GS repaint by Jeffrey Bock

Hey guys,
I know I had a separate thread for the video. But I learned that MANY of you don't watch YouTube videos that I post here. So! Here are some pics. I'll be building this up this week and...
11-06-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By jdawginsc

The best way to service bottom brackets is to... ...

The best way to service bottom brackets is to...

Firstly, remove the seatpost, take a tablespoon of grease (or two it has been raining) and globe it into the seat tube.

two, take a wad of...
11-06-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By Drillium Dude

You said it was fibrous; did you try smoking some...

You said it was fibrous; did you try smoking some of it?

For science, of course.

DD
11-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By jet sanchEz

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/troubles-with-tribbles.jpg
11-06-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By gugie

Good thing you didnít step in it

Good thing you didnít step in it
11-06-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,668
Posted By merziac

poprad Sounds like they were lucky to have...

poprad

Sounds like they were lucky to have gotten it to you, maybe ask Mr. Csuka about the "stuffing", may have been a "thing" at one time. :twitchy:

That being said and would also be a good ?...
11-03-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,240
Posted By sfazio

Latest find--completely original PX-10!!

Hello friends, I'm very excited to share my latest acquisition and as always I'm eager to hear from all of the Peugeot folks out there. Based on the decals I put this at a 75-78 PX-10, as you can see...
11-03-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 30,139
Posted By darkmoon

Great essay and pix! Itís very hard to...

Great essay and pix!



Itís very hard to find this level report with pix in bike mags in America, England, and Japan.



The difference between mag reports and this thread is, things between...
10-31-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,765
Posted By PilotFishBob

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-31-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,765
Posted By icemilkcoffee

I just checked- both Rene Herse and Velo Orange...

I just checked- both Rene Herse and Velo Orange are still selling French bottom brackets. Yellow Jersey still selling cheap Tubulars, NOS rims, NOS bar tape, wool jerseys, toe straps, custom quill...
10-31-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,765
Posted By Robvolz

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos. I...

OK, my other hobby is McIntosh stereos.

I love the big/warm sound of the bits from the 70's and am forced to accept a digital readout from the CD player from the early 80s.

I don't like the...
10-31-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,765
Posted By nlerner

You need to attend one of the annual North...

You need to attend one of the annual North American Handbuilt Bicycle shows. The number of small-batch builders doing beautiful things with lugs and steel is remarkable. And, fwiw, Rivendell still...
10-30-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 30,139
Posted By El Chaba

Happy AutumnÖ ...

Happy AutumnÖ

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10-25-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By Drillium Dude

For some reason my brain read 'molester' in place...

For some reason my brain read 'molester' in place of your use of the word 'master' ;)

Here is my submission; before:
...
10-23-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,678
Posted By Doug Fattic

A 30 year old Doug Fattic frame/bicycle came back home

About 30 years ago I made a frame/bicycle for the daughter of one of my friends. It was to help her be successfully taking a cycling class in school. She was tall with long legs and a short upper...
10-22-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,028
Posted By Kilroy1988

Okay, I couldn't help but dive in after the new...

Okay, I couldn't help but dive in after the new tires, cable housing, brake pads and bar tape all arrived at once this morning... I spent a few hours also cleaning it up a bit all around as I applied...
10-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,028
Posted By Kilroy1988

An Old Jo Routens Randonneuse!

Hello all,

I'm finally diving into the French scene with a splash after receiving a box from France last weekend. This afternoon I took the time to assemble the bicycle as purchased...

It's a...
10-10-22, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By AdventureManCO

1987 Trek 560 Pro Series...aqua!

So I picked this up along with this bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1258699-i-think-i-just-found-1981-82-trek-957-w-super-record-what-am-i-even-doing-4.html) to try to better average...
10-09-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,005
Posted By Sactown_Albert

A Randonneur Build Around a 1977 Peugeot PRN10

I approached this build with the idea of building a proper bike for multi day brevets. Not a full on touring bike, but a rando bike with sufficient storage for clothing changes, batteries, and the...
08-30-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 993
Posted By tmnguuyen

Weight Weenies - do not click

But if you did, check out that seat post pinch bolt. Do you who where was it used,. Kinda cool, i think i'll use it on the Raleigh International i'm going to build.

Thanks
...
08-29-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By P!N20

C&V staple remover

C&V staple remover
08-28-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,405
Posted By Robvolz

when I think of either motobecane or Peugeot, I...

when I think of either motobecane or Peugeot, I think white.
08-28-22, 01:51 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,405
Posted By merziac

Paramount ;) ...

Paramount ;)

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08-27-22, 11:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,405
Posted By merziac

Merckx/DeRosa = Molteni orange.

Merckx/DeRosa = Molteni orange.
08-27-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By Kabuki12

Sorry Ben I’m still working on it, my iPad is...

Sorry Ben I’m still working on it, my iPad is soooo slow!...
08-27-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,241
Posted By Kabuki12

Finally finished the Raleigh Pro

Some of you may remember me posting about whether a 1978 Raleigh Professional frame with headset and BB was worth $150. It is in need of paint but the frame seemed in good shape with no dents or...
08-26-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By jyl

Yes, the two-group commercial Elektra lives in...

Yes, the two-group commercial Elektra lives in my dining room, plumbed-in and on its own 240v circuit, and my wife gets a latte in bed every morning, or else.

I rebuilt another one and gave it to...
08-25-22, 11:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By SurferRosa

https://live.staticflickr.com/3133/3097160992_e03a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/3133/3097160992_e03abcff5d_b.jpg
08-24-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 969
Posted By steelbikeguy

This particular example of Mercet's work can...

This particular example of Mercet's work can fairly be described as an "art bike". There's plenty of room for discussion about whether just black anodizing and gold plating is actually art, but...
08-24-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By squirtdad

to add for some reason that made no sense to me, ...

to add for some reason that made no sense to me, when I was in the Coast Guard on small research ship (it was a thing USCG did BITD) the mess cooks (or at least the Philopino ones) would add salt to...
08-24-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By unworthy1

My trip down memory lane: My maternal...

My trip down memory lane:
My maternal grandfather was a cook in SF most of his adult life (immigrated from Greece) but at one point he partnered with an Irish couple from the neighborhood and they...
08-24-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By mkeller234

A little help from my friends: TA crank puller

For years, I have had this old crank extractor that fit TA and another type (flips depending on which you want). I have never had the bolt or handle that would have worked with it.... I don't even...
08-24-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By branko_76

I walked into the chowhall aboard the USS...

I walked into the chowhall aboard the USS Nashville while off the coast of Beirut to get a cup of coffee. The two embarked Marine mess cooks were cleaning up and said the chowhall was closed. I said...
08-24-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By Doug Fattic

Jeff is at my place right now in Niles, Michigan...

Jeff is at my place right now in Niles, Michigan as he is on his way to the Auburn Bicycle Classic being held this week end at the car museum in Auburn, Indiana. We are both giving presentations on...
08-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By bwilli88

Some of my coffee makers. ...

Some of my coffee makers.
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08-23-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By top506

I've had C-rat coffee lukewarmed by heat tabs and...

I've had C-rat coffee lukewarmed by heat tabs and ultra-fine Kenya AA from coffee bars in Boston and NYC. Bottom line: The worst cup of hot coffee I've drunk first thing in the morning was still...
08-23-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,766
Posted By nomadmax

Love your posts and videos John. Also, it was...

Love your posts and videos John. Also, it was good to meet you at Brazen this year.
08-23-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,522
Posted By nlerner

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are...

A fun resource and a black hole for your time are James Hoffmann's coffee videos on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMb0O2CdPBNi-QqPk5T3gsQ/videos?view=57
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