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05-26-24, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Don't worry about counting the bearings when you...

Don't worry about counting the bearings when you reassemble the freewheel. Just add grease to the race and and using the grease on your finger place the bearings in the race until it is filled.
...
05-24-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By EJM73

Ms. Kala

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05-24-24, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By non-fixie

"What?" ...

"What?"

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05-22-24, 05:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I don't have much to add except these pointers: ...

I don't have much to add except these pointers:

A freewheel vise is very helpful. If you are not familiar with this tool, it is an aluminum devise which fits inside the threaded hub area of the...
05-21-24, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By steelbikeguy

I was looking through the New Winner literature...

I was looking through the New Winner literature again, and it does provide a description of the bearing adjustment process. Hadn't read this in a long time.
It suggests that only one tool is...
05-21-24, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 494
Posted By steelbikeguy

Until Pastor Bob stops by to provide the complete...

Until Pastor Bob stops by to provide the complete answer, let me offer the drawing from the New Winner pamphlet.

...
05-14-24, 06:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,058
Posted By Robvolz

I tried a few of the strange (to me) foods. Corn...

I tried a few of the strange (to me) foods. Corn and shrimp on pizza, why not. Corn and mayo on French roll? Maybe I'll get something different next time.
...
05-07-24, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By Steve B.

So my “new” little girl Kas, having joined us 6...

So my “new” little girl Kas, having joined us 6 mos ago, has decided the past 2 days she likes cuddling up to me, her Dad, while I relax on the sofa in the evenings. I haven’t had a cat cuddle to me...
05-07-24, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 248,048
Posted By Repack Rider

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05-06-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By Andy_K

For comparison purposes, here is the bottom...

For comparison purposes, here is the bottom bracket from my 1971 Mercian Vincitore (with the numbers highlighted using photo editing software).
...
05-04-24, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By jamesdak

Holdsworth Professional back in proper racing form!

So this is the bike I bought last year when it was set up in an upright form. My master plan was to use it like that to help rehab the knee replacement being done in Nov. It did see some use for that...
04-29-24, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By smontanaro

Thanks, folks. In the end I stopped worrying...

Thanks, folks. In the end I stopped worrying about dates and hung a Cyclone GT from the hanger. I didn't even know its date code. ;)

Still, nice to know not all SunTour derailleurs has date codes.
04-24-24, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 432,852
Posted By 79pmooney

Heaven!

Went for a magic 50 miles yesterday on my new to me and certified spiffy Pro Miyata. (A re-paint I bought from a forum member. The local framebuilder found a BB crack. (While facing, aligning, a...
04-23-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By rando_couche

Whatever it is, the brakes are worth more than...

Whatever it is, the brakes are worth more than the rest of the bike put together.
04-22-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 586,022
Posted By SurferRosa

P!N20 was replying to a different post, here...

P!N20 was replying to a different post, here (https://www.bikeforums.net/23186200-post2334.html).
04-22-24, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 432,852
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I experienced my first tubular flat--- well...

I experienced my first tubular flat--- well actually a blow-out--- since deciding to run tubulars in 2015. I was rolling along at 15 mph on level ground--- and BANG! 90 PSI deflated in under a...
04-22-24, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By Steve B.

My newbie to the house - Kas, an 11 yr. old...

My newbie to the house - Kas, an 11 yr. old kitten. My nephews cat who, for a number of reasons, including high expense, could not move with them to Barcelona. We offered to take her. She had on 2...
04-22-24, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 586,022
Posted By P!N20

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie_Riordan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie_Riordan
04-20-24, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By '02 nrs

siblings.

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04-18-24, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,594
Views: 458,924
Posted By noglider

Aardwolf, that's outstanding. :lol:

Aardwolf, that's outstanding. :lol:
04-17-24, 11:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,138
Posted By devianb

Wasn't recently, but years ago after work I went...

Wasn't recently, but years ago after work I went outside to where I park my bicycle and didn't see it. I thought someone had taken my bicycle so I walked home. It wasn't till I had gotten home and...
04-15-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By capnjonny

for the last few weeks I have been repairing...

for the last few weeks I have been repairing water damage on my 1965 Shasta Compact travel trailer.

When I bought it 14 years ago it needed substantial work done to it. When I was done I had...
04-12-24, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By philbob57

Shifting my 7-speed freewheel has been...

Shifting my 7-speed freewheel has been unreliable with my SIS DT shifters, so I over-hauled and installed my Suntour Power Shifters. Shifting is now better than ever before in the last 12 years...
04-10-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,064
Posted By noglider

I like brass bells. I can ring it once from far...

I like brass bells. I can ring it once from far behind a pedestrian, and by the time I'm passing them, the bell is still resonating.

The tires on my commuter bike are tight, and I can't easily put...
04-10-24, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By jgwilliams

I don't think there's anything wrong with the...

I don't think there's anything wrong with the Halfords scheme other than it's limited to shops associated with Halfords (I think that includes Tredz), which limits the choice. However, the buyer...
04-08-24, 04:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,348
Posted By retroman57

Lyotard Berthet

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Lyotard Berthet pedals with repro TA toe clip leathers by C....
04-07-24, 07:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://scontent-ord5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6...

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04-04-24, 04:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,478
Posted By jamesdak

They are Roubaix's. I'm a Veloflex Tubular snob...

They are Roubaix's. I'm a Veloflex Tubular snob and don't think I've ridden any Vittoria tubs.
04-04-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,478
Posted By jamesdak

I hand polished the Arc en Ciel's on my Opus...

I hand polished the Arc en Ciel's on my Opus before mounted the tubulars a few years ago. They still look great and have been trouble free laced to some Superbe hubs. This was a 1981 wheelset...
04-03-24, 03:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,231
Posted By The_Joe

One step ahead of you. Already confirmed that I...

One step ahead of you. Already confirmed that I can in fact us the spokes for my drive side.
04-03-24, 02:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By iab

Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather,...

Rule #9 // If you are out riding in bad weather, it means you are a badass (http://velominati.com/content/Reader%20Galleries/21308512876/training.jpg). Period.
...
03-31-24, 05:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,220
Posted By _ForceD_

Personally, I almost always wrap top-down. No...

Personally, I almost always wrap top-down. No adhesive tape needed. Ends get trimmed with excess stuffed into the bar ends, and held by the bar end plugs.

Dan
03-31-24, 11:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,485
Posted By Dave Mayer

Bike weights no longer listed? They used to be...

Bike weights no longer listed? They used to be for the described component configuration and frame size (usually a 52 or 53cm). It was a major selling point. Weights should be listed, as apart from...
03-29-24, 07:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,939
Posted By urbanknight

Helmets. They have only improved my riding...

Helmets. They have only improved my riding experience 4 times in 33 years, but well worth it.
03-29-24, 07:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,425
Posted By ehcoplex

https://velobase.com/CompImages/Crankset/806C285D-...

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03-27-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 248,048
Posted By etherhuffer

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03-24-24, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 160,445
Posted By botty kayer

Found this cool shades wearing, lamp post walking...

Found this cool shades wearing, lamp post walking dude in north London, loving my flouro bike....
03-19-24, 04:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,348
Posted By Bianchi84

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This is a Velobase picture, but I had these Lyotard...
03-16-24, 01:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,619
Posted By CMAW

Brussels' finest, PedalBXL, prefer shiny new and...

Brussels' finest, PedalBXL, prefer shiny new and American
...
03-07-24, 03:32 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 137,317
Posted By 1989Pre

REW Reynolds built their own frames (and bought...

REW Reynolds built their own frames (and bought some in), but this is a Holdsworth-built Freddie Grubb that was sold at their shop in Northampton.
...
03-05-24, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 248,048
Posted By non-fixie

Former railway station in Nieuwveen...

Former railway station in Nieuwveen (https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Station_Nieuwveen). Somewhat surprisingly it was only active as such for a couple of decades, from 1915 to 1936.
...
03-05-24, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,143
Views: 160,445
Posted By seagrade

It’s a close approximation of, and inspired by,...

It’s a close approximation of, and inspired by, Legnano lizard yellow. In particular the bicycle raced by Maurizio Fondriest’s to win the 1988 men’s Pro Road Race Championships, which although...
03-03-24, 04:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,385
Posted By Gary Fountain

In the Mid 1980's, three Cinelli Supercorsa...

In the Mid 1980's, three Cinelli Supercorsa frames came into my local bikeshop and all my size. My favourite was red, followed by a white frame then a blue frame (shown here). Really, I fell in love...
02-28-24, 10:36 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 114,940
Posted By etherhuffer

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02-26-24, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,253
Views: 432,852
Posted By gaucho777

Totally tubular beer. ...

Totally tubular beer.

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02-25-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 976,197
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Love this derailleur. They look great, they work...

Love this derailleur. They look great, they work great. I don't even miss indexing at all and this is the derailleur (in combination with LD-4850) that convinced me to switch to friction. Now you...
02-24-24, 06:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,624
Posted By bulgie

Despite sharing the M5 bolts with the Avocet, I...

Despite sharing the M5 bolts with the Avocet, I never heard of one breaking a bolt. Luck, or small numbers produced? Or maybe something about the leverage, from where they're positioned, they...
02-24-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,624
Posted By bikingshearer

In my experience, it depends on the saddle. With...

In my experience, it depends on the saddle. With a Brooks Pro, B17 ort Swallow, or with any saddle with a a lot of space along the sides i which to stick a wrench. going from the side with a regular...
02-19-24, 10:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,874
Posted By Robvolz

Let’s see what she says…..

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02-18-24, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,503
Posted By soyabean

Despite that Park Tool claims, I only use my...

Despite that Park Tool claims, I only use my CN-10 for cutting shift cables.

Brake housing is a hard spiral code, not like the strands in shift cables.

I don't want to dull my pretty tool that...
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