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05-27-24, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By PromptCritical

Here they are. If you'd like any different...

Here they are. If you'd like any different pictures, please LMK.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_4660_41c60b36a14404e3d9db109cc0045753d42172bb.jpg...
05-27-24, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By djimb

It's been really fun! We went to the thrift store...

It's been really fun! We went to the thrift store and a local shop/museum called Bicycle Heaven on saturday to pick up a couple of parts bikes to finish up the stingray build. got a 20" kids' bike to...
05-25-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By IdahoBrett

Finished up a rehab on a 73 Schwinn Varsity. I...

Finished up a rehab on a 73 Schwinn Varsity. I went for a ride to the neighborhood baseball field and stopped for a photo op.
...
05-24-24, 01:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,975
Posted By Andy_K

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53742672666_1a...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53742672666_1af3becdfa_b.jpg

In which I definitively answer the question, "Who is the more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows?"

You'll recall from my...
05-23-24, 05:33 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 45,304
Posted By theblackbullet

I continued to pull up the listing multiple times...

I continued to pull up the listing multiple times a day. :innocent: The price dropped again on Friday. I messaged first thing on Saturday. The seller shipped Tuesday. And it's here today. This bike...
05-21-24, 02:46 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By Aubergine

That's brilliant!

That's brilliant!
05-21-24, 02:35 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By jdawginsc

I have that one in my stash waiting for the right...

I have that one in my stash waiting for the right project...funny you picked that one!
05-21-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By Strawbunyan

I checked out BTP, they do have some cool stuff. ...

I checked out BTP, they do have some cool stuff.
I don't think I am trying to mess with cork but this Grandma's couch look really does it for me. ...
05-19-24, 07:13 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 43,019
Posted By IdahoBrett

1972 Peugeot A08 I turned this into a...

1972 Peugeot A08
I turned this into a rideable bike thanks to this site and its members.
...
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By zukahn1

Nice looking bike I like the paint and good...

Nice looking bike I like the paint and good chrome. That said not a tone of value $150-200 with a bit of premium for the paint and chrome.
05-17-24, 09:25 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By Strawbunyan

32 sounds a lot more like what I was expecting to...

32 sounds a lot more like what I was expecting to find. I have to hunt down my micrometer and try this again.


I agree. I fully intend to keep it this way for quite a while atleast. I am just...
05-17-24, 01:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,975
Posted By Andy_K

Found 'em! They were put away in a logical place,...

Found 'em! They were put away in a logical place, which accounts for the difficulty locating them. This is why I leave things out.

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Replies: 15
Views: 595
Posted By jerrylis

good eye! I was lucky enough to acquire the...

good eye! I was lucky enough to acquire the entire collection recently. The previous owner of the bikes was a true love of bikes but he has number of other passions he wanted to pursue. Now I have to...
05-16-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,975
Posted By Andy_K

Huffy AeroWind Rat Rod

I'm starting this thread as a declaration of intent -- something to hold me accountable and get this project moving.

Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having too much money in my...
05-16-24, 10:28 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By jdawginsc

This makes my heart happy! When you do...

This makes my heart happy!

When you do finish the gold cabling, you might want a smaller loop to the rear derailleur.
05-15-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By jdawginsc

Not at all! Mad Honk, you daí man! Glad itís...

Not at all! Mad Honk, you daí man! Glad itís getting a good home!
05-15-24, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Mad Honk

Dave, You need to thank jdawginsc on this...

Dave,
You need to thank jdawginsc on this one, he sent it to me a while back. Smiles, MH
05-15-24, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By Mad Honk

Is this the elusive part? ...

Is this the elusive part?
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A few scuffs or battle scars but functional....
05-14-24, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Muffins

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20240212_214405839_4dd19e4fa540052544c3188fd7550f6b9323c441.jpg
05-13-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 565
Posted By jdawginsc

Might have something. I will check.

Might have something. I will check.
05-12-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15,502
Views: 4,150,380
Posted By GregU

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-12-24, 04:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 423
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

...but as you might imagine, the "flush and...

...but as you might imagine, the "flush and dribble" method for servicing freewheels is not one I recommend--- except for in emergencies.

This is especially true with the Sachs Aris, Suntour...
05-09-24, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 906
Posted By oneclick

I made a set for a mechanic at the LBS who had an...

I made a set for a mechanic at the LBS who had an ugly bodged setup for a rack (did have a set of the originals to work from...)

One trick that could work is a pair (each side) of hard rubber...
05-09-24, 12:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 906
Posted By machinist42

The Hole Story

These (https://www.ebay.com/itm/364504640690)work great with P-clamps only needed on the upper seat stays, where there is little to no real stress.
(Superficial rust wiped off, installed these on a...
05-08-24, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By cudak888

"Why me?" The 1994 Stumpjunker.

This is a story of N=(N-3)+(N+1), even though I plan to catch-and-release this one locally. And I hardly call it C&V, but since steel MTB's are a thing now, I decided to give it a go.

Short story...
05-08-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,386
Posted By Murray Missile

Well, I was going to use "the Pig", my Technium...

Well, I was going to use "the Pig", my Technium 480, as a frame up build since it didn't sell but I kind of feel that's cheating. It "technically" qualifies but I wouldn't feel quite right using it....
05-08-24, 02:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,386
Posted By IdahoBrett

Ta-Dah ...

Ta-Dah

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05-08-24, 08:07 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By noglider

I don't know if it's apparent, but I probably...

I don't know if it's apparent, but I probably speak for several of us when I say we really enjoy how you've taken to old bikes, a keen interest of ours. You've taken to them quickly with your good...
05-07-24, 09:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By Strawbunyan

I keep my straps very loose as well....however, I...

I keep my straps very loose as well....however, I did still find myself laying on the ground the other day with my left foot still safely attached to the pedal :(
05-07-24, 05:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By sd5782

I put some plastic half clips on a bike I built...

I put some plastic half clips on a bike I built up for my sister. It was an A-D mixte actually. Those half clips were so nice feeling that I tried some myself. I now have them on three bikes. Like...
05-07-24, 11:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 751
Posted By billytwosheds

Thanks for the comments lol. The Merckx does...

Thanks for the comments lol.

The Merckx does give off frankenbike vibes (hey! I run a coop) and the bar end shifters get a laugh on group rides.

But when I'm only a handful of minutes behind...
05-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By ascherer

Juggled some chainrings. I put a Sun XCD crankset...

Juggled some chainrings. I put a Sun XCD crankset on my Mercian when I moved it to hilly country, but the 44 seemed a tad small for a fast road bike. The Thin Man sold me a 48, and once I installed...
05-05-24, 10:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By Steel Charlie

Serotta Update V.3

So several months ago I did the V.2 with the carbon Serotta fork.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1283311-serotta-weight-weenie-update.html
...
05-04-24, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,551
Posted By Murray Missile

Well, couldn't sell the nice bike I had for sale...

Well, couldn't sell the nice bike I had for sale but Dave just sold along with his big brother "Big Bird". :D
05-03-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 45,304
Posted By attylah

Bike Recyclery garage sale on 5/11 in Portland, Oregon

Probably be one or two vintage bits in here somewhere......
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bop/d/portland-bike-yard-sale-11-campy/7743496707.html...
05-02-24, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By bikamper

Fog light issue fixed on the sidecar AND I'm...

Fog light issue fixed on the sidecar AND I'm going to PO the PT guy because I did take the Everton for a short spin on my street. Zero ankle pain though my knee complained about the slight incline....
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By randyjawa

Well, just got back from my winter in Jamaica,...

Well, just got back from my winter in Jamaica, where me and my Bianchi Touring spent over 1000 miles together. Sadly, when I got there, the Bianchi had been loaned out, damaged and left as left. I...
05-02-24, 09:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By Maxey

I've been making some slow progress on the...

I've been making some slow progress on the Project 7.

I touched up any scratches on the frame with some celeste touch up paint I located on ebay. I don't think this paint would work on any of the...
05-02-24, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Ironfish653

Sure; Quick version: Cleaned old paint and...

Sure;
Quick version:
Cleaned old paint and removed decals
Sanded chips scratches and missing paint.
Spot coats of High-Build primer to level out surface
Gold Leaf accent color to whole frame...
05-01-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By AdventureManCO

NaOH...is that lye? If so, a few days, and cover...

NaOH...is that lye? If so, a few days, and cover your frame in grease + cling wrap + tape and you should be all set:thumb:
05-01-24, 06:52 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,386
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Fuji Finest is Done!

Whew, this was a hard one! Started with a raw frame that the BF hive mind helped me identify as a 1971 Fuji Finest. I stripped and repainted it to match the catalog images I could find. Automotive...
05-01-24, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Ironfish653

I painted it myself, thanks! The color is...

I painted it myself, thanks!

The color is Rustoleum Cosmos Blue, which is like a heavy pearl, applied over flat black.

Iím pretty handy with a spray can, and Iím happy with the way it turned...
04-30-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By Ironfish653

Bon Temps Rolleur: 1989 Cannondale Rebuild

TLDR: Bought an old Cannondale, replaced everything but the serial number, put on some really nice tires; predictably it's a rocket sled
:giver:

*Long Read Ahead :p
About a year and a half ago...
04-30-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By Aubergine

Bar tape arrived and is on the bike. I still need...

Bar tape arrived and is on the bike. I still need to route the rear light cable along the inner fender edge (using a tough glue) but for now I have it running along the rear rack.
...
04-30-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 4,633
Posted By Strawbunyan

i didnt have a 1.5mm AK so I used a 2mm. It is...

i didnt have a 1.5mm AK so I used a 2mm. It is now 2MM at the highest tooth and 6MM at the lowest point....
04-27-24, 12:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 42,407
Posted By IdahoBrett

A clean and polish after Benotto Cello bar tape,...

A clean and polish after Benotto Cello bar tape, Kool Stop pads (WOW!), and white brake cable housings. I took it for a short 2 mile ride around the neighborhood. It was fun! New tubes/tires are...
04-26-24, 07:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,386
Posted By IdahoBrett

Why not… 1974 Schwinn Continental. Picked it up...

Why not… 1974 Schwinn Continental. Picked it up for $13. Was supposed to be a quick flip. The snowball started rolling with the chrome fork crown cap. The original was cracked. I found one on ebay. I...
04-25-24, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21,867
Views: 3,177,801
Posted By zukahn1

Very nice weather today about 60 with a light...

Very nice weather today about 60 with a light breeze. Took the Nishiki SS speed on a ride to the Library and town by the long way.
...
04-25-24, 10:50 AM
Replies: 21,867
Views: 3,177,801
Posted By nlerner

It was 32F when I woke up this morning and had...

It was 32F when I woke up this morning and had reached a balmy 42 by the time I went out for a short spin on the Milwaukee single speed. I recently swapped in some Soma Highway 1 bars, purchased...
Replies: 46
Views: 2,596
Posted By Robvolz

OK, this comment was not just made in jest, I...

OK, this comment was not just made in jest, I have stumbled upon some serious collector Colnagos, mostly by accident and have never paid what they were actually worth. Lucky I guess.

For...
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