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01-14-24, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Bikedued

Almost there, saddle won't be here until Tuesday,...

Almost there, saddle won't be here until Tuesday, UPS is closed tomorrow./
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01-10-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,247
Posted By shoota

Cool bike! I'm with the others, don't repaint it....

Cool bike! I'm with the others, don't repaint it. I can never understand why folks want to immediately paint their new-to-them bike. The other day a friend asked if I had a bike to sell for her son...
01-05-24, 10:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,247
Posted By dedhed

https://velomine.com/products/sun-m13-700-silver-3...

https://velomine.com/products/sun-m13-700-silver-36h-126mm-fits-5-6-7-speed-vintage-road-bikes
01-05-24, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,247
Posted By SurferRosa

:wtf:

:wtf:
11-25-23, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,640
Posted By Robvolz

I do have a BB re-facer that I will loan locally...

I do have a BB re-facer that I will loan locally and in my presence.
Robert

PS, perferably with beer in hand.
11-20-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By repechage

in Design school we got a cup of coffee. Be a...

in Design school we got a cup of coffee. Be a Coffee Achiever. The drink that warms you up, the time to think and gives you the energy to do it.
11-19-23, 09:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,379
Posted By mstateglfr

If it's a frame I want to keep and ride and the...

If it's a frame I want to keep and ride and the paint is junk, I will happily get it powdercoated or paint it myself.
It won't be original, and I couldn't care less.
I have yet to own a frame...
11-08-23, 09:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,759
Posted By cb400bill

Blue frame, silver wheelset, gumwall tires, white...

Blue frame, silver wheelset, gumwall tires, white bar tape, white cables, and white saddle.
10-23-23, 06:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,282
Posted By top506

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Not the full closet load.

Top
10-18-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,808
Posted By storckm

I have a Park Tool stand that bolts to my work...

I have a Park Tool stand that bolts to my work table. PCS 12 or something like that.
10-17-23, 03:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,808
Posted By non-fixie

Well, I got a slightly bigger sample. There are...

Well, I got a slightly bigger sample. There are about 2,500 bike shops in my country, servicing a population of 17 million inhabitants, who own 22 million bikes among them. I have yet to find one...
10-13-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,028
Posted By spclark

What kinda file size are you aiming for in your...

What kinda file size are you aiming for in your captures?
What kind of imaging equipment? Lighting?
JPEG file format or RAW? Capture resolution?

It all matters....

I made a decent living...
10-06-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,866
Posted By purpurite

2001 Cannondale F700 McLaren Papaya Orange,...

2001 Cannondale F700
McLaren Papaya Orange, otherwise known as Goldenrod

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...
10-03-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,723
Posted By Sedgemop

May have been too late to save the company, but...

May have been too late to save the company, but Schwinn made some pretty nice mountain bikes. As seen here.
10-01-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 45,866
Posted By speed king

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09-20-23, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By sambob117

Trek 750

Picked up a 97 Trek 750 off Facebook marketplace for $25 a few weeks back, all original and in decent shape if not a bit grimey. Did a teardown to clean up everything initially and ordered some...
09-05-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By victorm

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08-30-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,315
Posted By Darth Lefty

Speculating is fine. Fun, even. Leave it alone....

Speculating is fine. Fun, even. Leave it alone. Forgive everyone involved.
08-20-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,056
Posted By justaguy168

The main reason I sold it is because I'm getting...

The main reason I sold it is because I'm getting older, my life is in a different place, and I'm just not riding it. I also live in a 780 sqft Manhattan apartment with my wife. She has been rather...
08-07-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15,559
Views: 4,244,888
Posted By SoCaled

It's a "Catch of the Day" although it's got a bit...

It's a "Catch of the Day" although it's got a bit of a "Saved from the Dump" look to it. Was listed very local to me, couldn't resist? I believe it is an '87? Full XT group
...
08-07-23, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15,559
Views: 4,244,888
Posted By victorm

Steel recycling dump Again

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07-29-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15,559
Views: 4,244,888
Posted By non-fixie

Picked up this Huissoon today. Jaap Huissoon...

Picked up this Huissoon today.

Jaap Huissoon was a pro rider who started building bikes in the early seventies. A small volume builder, but his bikes were well-revered by the local racing...
07-23-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,977
Posted By Andy_K

This has the potential to be my most beautiful...

This has the potential to be my most beautiful bike. I'm working on that now. But first I built it up to see how I liked the ride, and I kind of leaned into the ugly.
...
07-21-23, 07:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,544
Posted By brewerkz

My Madison

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07-21-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By sloar

Trek 620

Just finished this earlier today, started out completely original. Added some Cinelli bars and stem, Panaracer Paselas,Brooks B-17, Tektro levers and Suntour Barcons. Pretty happy with it except for...
07-20-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,544
Posted By gstein

I Can’t Stop Buying Vintage Schwinn Road Bikes

I still own the Schwinn Sierra mountain bike I bought when I was in high school (over 30 years ago!). Other than that MTB, Iíve never owned another Schwinn in my life, until now. Over the last month...
07-02-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,386
Posted By romanlotus

Yesterday's $300 score, 1985 Trek 760. Exta set of wheels included

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06-14-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By schwinnbikebob

Schwinn 754 aluminum 1989

Just finished this White Pearl 1989 Schwinn 754 up. Pretty nice bike. been having a hard time resisting white bikes lately. This one is pretty much original with the Suntour GPX ...
06-03-23, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By dmarkun

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Saw this on eBay from a dealer in Turin. It was nasty but...
05-31-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,651
Posted By madpogue

Finally put my '82 Trek 730 back together....

Finally put my '82 Trek 730 back together. "Tribute bike" - my late wife bought me the frameset in '85 when we were both poor students, I built it up over the years with mostly 600EX, then found the...
05-29-23, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,896
Posted By JacobLee

So, that all adds up to an eighties mountain...

So, that all adds up to an eighties mountain bike, but one that is crying for modifications. I had some Continental Vertical Pros on the shelf so those went on, but even at 35 psi, they weren't doing...
05-29-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By tiger1964

Now THAT is Dystopian! :eek:

Now THAT is Dystopian! :eek:
05-28-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By seypat

I know everyone wants bling, but I think you have...

I know everyone wants bling, but I think you have to quit thinking about having a perfectly matched groupset. Think more along the lines of what speed system you'll be running and everything that...
05-26-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22,119
Views: 3,340,686
Posted By Roger M

Not me, but my kid. Thomas rode to school today...

Not me, but my kid. Thomas rode to school today for the first time as a freshman. It's only three and a half miles away, but he left early enough to make it five or six. Probably one of two or three...
05-25-23, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,899
Posted By RB1-luvr

pre-wrapping with 3M rubber splice tape will take...

pre-wrapping with 3M rubber splice tape will take some of the vibration out without increasing the bar diameter too much. You can find it at any Home Depot / Lowes type store.
...
05-08-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By cb400bill

New Bike Day - Waterford Paramount!

Yesterday we attended the Monroe Classic Bicycle Show and Swap Meet (formally known as the Ann Arbor Classic Bike Show and Swap) for their 41st annual meet. They say it is the country's oldest and...
03-25-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,001
Posted By jdawginsc

Or in my case, building up an entire bike and it...

Or in my case, building up an entire bike and it still being inoperable.
03-10-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 20,001
Posted By USAZorro

"On the Road Again" Challenges

Anyone who's spent any amount of time in C&V knows that there are many here who enjoy projects. There are also many who enjoy riding. And there are those who enjoy a bit of storytelling. And those...
12-12-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 580
Views: 188,033
Posted By brightsideofit

My contribution to the Cimarron thread. This one...

My contribution to the Cimarron thread. This one was near NOS. The bike was resprayed with a new clear coat. Hence, why it's so shiny. ...
12-08-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,122
Posted By panzerwagon

I donít think we have a different setting.

I donít think we have a different setting.
12-08-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,122
Posted By nlerner

I thought it was an homage to Frank Lenz's bike: ...

I thought it was an homage to Frank Lenz's bike:
...
12-07-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,122
Posted By USAZorro

Juvela and T-Mar are approximately as accurate as...

Juvela and T-Mar are approximately as accurate as the atomic clock. :thumb:
12-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,963
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm at the point that there are 4 bikes that I...

I'm at the point that there are 4 bikes that I regularly ride. 3 that are torn apart and in that "when I decide to get to them" queue. 2 that I don't think I've even taken down from the rafters...
11-23-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,895
Posted By T-Mar

Due to the slenderness of the stays,...

Due to the slenderness of the stays, manufacturers cannot take full advantage of the weight savings of CrMo. They would not be stiff enough. This is why manufacturers used lower grade material in the...
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,330
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
11-04-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,037
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek....

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek. A 5 gallon drum with a lever pump. Put bottom bracket and headset bearings on steel rods, cover with a steel tube, screw on end caps, attach pump to...
11-03-22, 09:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By Smokinapankake

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there...

With that 1st pesky piece out of the way, there was more clearance to aggressively slide the tool in and out, thereby effecting a much quicker cut. So, with nothing to lose but a finger or two and a...
11-03-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,037
Posted By SurferRosa

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11-02-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,433
Posted By sloar

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10-30-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8,203
Views: 1,049,186
Posted By norcalmike

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