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04-19-24, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By soyabean

I gave a nice 26" bike to a teen kid once, only...

I gave a nice 26" bike to a teen kid once, only to see him resell it a week later.

I'm aware that does happen, it's the chance I take when I know the other 19/20 kids will be encouraged to bike as...
04-18-24, 07:39 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 41,846
Posted By mrv

MidSkool KidsBridge

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04-18-24, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,477
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I think I might be in this "If it's cheap...

.
...I think I might be in this "If it's cheap or free, it will never be valued by the recipient" camp. I've turned down lowball offers on CL bikes I'm selling, out of some forlorn hope that...
04-17-24, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,084
Posted By himespau

He's not the only one. I have a smartphone in my...

He's not the only one. I have a smartphone in my car glove box (pay as you go) for emergencies, but it doesn't have any payment aps on it and almost never leaves the glove box.
04-17-24, 08:57 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 66,074
Posted By Velosophy

Thought I’d throw my new to me Maruishi on here....

Thought I’d throw my new to me Maruishi on here. Rides nice. Full 600 group. Was listed locally for $100 paid $80, was happy to have it at that price. Was planning to strip for parts but for now it’s...
04-16-24, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,084
Posted By nlerner

Wait, I thought the idea was n + 1. You mean,...

Wait, I thought the idea was n + 1. You mean, we're supposed to sell our bikes? Next thing you know, someone will claim we're supposed to ride them, too!
04-15-24, 08:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,063
Posted By jamesdak

Dang, reading some of the "remarks" here made go...

Dang, reading some of the "remarks" here made go check to make sure I was on the usually calm and civil C&V forum. Thought I had accidently strayed to one of the others.
04-14-24, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,064
Posted By Bianchigirll

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a...

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a fairly rigid plain allowing you to easily lean your bike almost anywhere without it toppling over.
...
04-14-24, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 683,403
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Another Trek for the thread vault: my 1983 560 in...

Another Trek for the thread vault: my 1983 560 in the 25.5" size

I made the four hour round trip to Eugene late last year to pick this up. Over the years of fawning over the Trek catalog scans,...
04-13-24, 09:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 11,072
Posted By zookster

How in the world...lol ...

How in the world...lol


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04-11-24, 08:57 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 45,375
Posted By jeirvine

I get a warm fuzzy feeling seeing a '70s Trek for...

I get a warm fuzzy feeling seeing a '70s Trek for sale in Wisconsin. From the days when they were the local brand.
04-10-24, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,064
Posted By iab

St. Christopher. Keeps me safe. ...

St. Christopher. Keeps me safe.

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04-07-24, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,732
Posted By FBinNY

Do not put volatile or flammable solvents into an...

Do not put volatile or flammable solvents into an ultrasonic.

Ultrasonics lower the vapor pressure and greatly increase evaporation rates. (how room humidifiers work) This means that any fire or...
04-04-24, 02:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,539
Posted By bike-vintage.eu

sante hoods project in progress ...

sante hoods project in progress
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04-04-24, 01:11 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,451,146
Posted By attylah

Muddy Fox Courier for $220 in Seattle, Washington

And now for something completely different - I, for one, have never seen a Muddy Fox mixte before.
www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1434049074146712/?ref=search...
04-04-24, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 883,286
Posted By daywood

1992 Schwinn Crosspoint

It was not hard to nail down the vintage of this one. I found that Schwinn only made them for one year as part of a line of four “cross” models. I also have a Crosscut, so I may now find it hard to...
04-03-24, 04:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By mountaindave

I can just keep posting these all day long… ...

I can just keep posting these all day long…

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Me in a nutshell.
04-03-24, 12:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,606
Posted By MooneyBloke

Funny thing is that Japan produced some truly...

Funny thing is that Japan produced some truly excellent optics in that era, and I think they were well recognized for that. Case in point: the 50/1.4 and 85/1.8 Super Multi Coated Takumars in M42...
04-02-24, 07:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,158
Posted By tiger1964

Very useful! OK, finally, I have an axle and,...

Very useful! OK, finally, I have an axle and, after some torch heat, got the locknuts/cones off the old axle. OLD on the wheel, as it was, was 122mm, and the frame measured 126mm. So, I tried a 4mm...
04-02-24, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Repack Rider

First Repack race was October 21, 1976. It was...

First Repack race was October 21, 1976. It was supposed to settle all the arguments.
04-01-24, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 600
Posted By tkamd73

Gotta kick out of the Murray ad, the racer on the...

Gotta kick out of the Murray ad, the racer on the right, Brett Emery is the owner of two bike shops close to me. Bought all of my kids bikes from Emery’s cycles, nine total, and when my then 50 year...
03-31-24, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By Repack Rider

Bicycling 40 years ago, March 1984

Actually, just one article. Frank Berto came out to the Repack downhill race, and gave it a shot.

...
03-27-24, 09:38 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By jackbombay

In my defence the only 650b conversion I have...

In my defence the only 650b conversion I have ever done was from 650a, not from 700c.
03-27-24, 05:00 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By bulgie

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03-27-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 683,403
Posted By Chr0m0ly

…in the most hallowed, honored and highly revered...

…in the most hallowed, honored and highly revered bucket!

And they all came back, shook my hand,
And we had a great time on the bench, talkin about crime, and all kinds of groovy things that we...
03-27-24, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,106
Views: 3,175,317
Posted By RCMoeur

In our kitchen: ...

In our kitchen:

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03-26-24, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9,106
Views: 3,175,317
Posted By Maxey

Yeah, pretty crazy money for the pair. One thing...

Yeah, pretty crazy money for the pair. One thing that occurred to me while looking over the photos is that if there's one positive about the chainstay mounted u-brakes it's that you can't put a...
03-25-24, 05:27 AM
Replies: 530
Views: 41,846
Posted By mrv

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Ped bridge over Middle Rouge River along Hines Dr.
in Detroit 1969 the River...
03-20-24, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9,106
Views: 3,175,317
Posted By victorm

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My 83 Stumpjumper found at the dump🤷‍♂️
03-18-24, 05:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By bulgie

Wow that's an impressive compilation. Reminds me...

Wow that's an impressive compilation. Reminds me of "Step Right Up" by Tom Waits. A few selected lyrics (if that's too much to read all, just skip down to the last 3 lines, priceless!):You can drive...
03-18-24, 02:07 PM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,451,146
Posted By rekmeyata

I don't know guys, that bike has a huge oil leak,...

I don't know guys, that bike has a huge oil leak, so they moved it to make us think it's not leaking oil.
03-17-24, 10:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,004
Posted By Steel1

All my bikes are well within min insertion...

All my bikes are well within min insertion limits. However I just went and checked the one bike that I have concerns with. It had a replacement fork, with lots of threads, and had not been cut yet....
03-17-24, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By tcs

The 'e-bike' of its day: ...

The 'e-bike' of its day:

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Steam boiler...
03-17-24, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,575,986
Posted By fleslider

Hey All IronGents! and Gals. I just uploaded...

Hey All IronGents! and Gals.

I just uploaded the 1978,1988 and 1989 Catalogs to vintagecenturion.com

Heres the catalog covers just for a tease!...
03-16-24, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,529
Posted By JohnDThompson

I did most of those for the 750/950 series frames.

I did most of those for the 750/950 series frames.
03-14-24, 02:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/TY0xQHVf/8j76yj.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/TY0xQHVf/8j76yj.jpg
03-13-24, 04:53 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By mountaindave

I can’t believe nobody mentioned Kickstand Comics...

I can’t believe nobody mentioned Kickstand Comics (https://yehudamoon.com/comic/2008-01-22/). I’ve been accused of “life imitating art,” but I promise, my condition started long before I found the...
03-12-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10,547
Views: 1,575,986
Posted By fleslider

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989...

Just a FYI, I will be posting the 1988 and 1989 Catalogs to the site in the next couple days.

vintagecenturion.com (http://www.vintagecenturion.com)
03-10-24, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 607
Posted By 52telecaster

I think rolling would get that to a pretty nice...

I think rolling would get that to a pretty nice spot. Plus white paint isn't too bad for touch up. Cool score. I have a free welded 730 frameset I wish someone needed. It's really quite nice but with...
03-08-24, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9,106
Views: 3,175,317
Posted By cjefferds

I posted an ‘as found’ photo of my 83 Ross Force...

I posted an ‘as found’ photo of my 83 Ross Force 1 a few months ago which didn’t really do it justice. Here is version 2.0.
...
03-08-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,844
Posted By daywood

Are you MacGyvering over prior MacGyvering? 😂...

Are you MacGyvering over prior MacGyvering? 😂 Didn’t that originally have a plastic cable guide under the bottom bracket that you can still get for a song on Amazon or eBay? But that’s not to say I...
03-07-24, 02:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,906
Posted By steelbikeguy

Interesting... When I think of L1011, I think...

Interesting...
When I think of L1011, I think of the Lockheed TriStar airliner. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_L-1011_TriStar)
... and it's not steel. :)
(except for a small amount)
...
03-07-24, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 353,379
Posted By curbtender

Too bad, in the zone where the cost of repair is...

Too bad, in the zone where the cost of repair is more than it's worth. I fix these and give them away but I've got a stash of used parts. I'd at least give it some time at the curb with a free sign.
03-06-24, 12:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,567
Posted By mhespenheide

To get back to the original point of the thread,...

To get back to the original point of the thread, classic/exemplar paint for a particular manufacturer:
Holdsworth: blue panels on an orange base
03-04-24, 11:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,989
Posted By seagrade

Bauer sits momentarily to shift. At 2.05 in...

Bauer sits momentarily to shift.

At 2.05 in the Zapruder video he stands again to continue his sprint.

I guess a thread about shifting down tube shifters while standing out of the saddle was...
03-01-24, 05:08 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 13,911
Posted By markwesti

If you hit a pot hole , go over the bars and...

If you hit a pot hole , go over the bars and can't remember it . You have Indonesia .
03-01-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By Raya2

I mounted a set of "Michelin Dynamic Classic"...

I mounted a set of "Michelin Dynamic Classic" 700x28c on my '91 Sirrus they have been fine so far...
03-01-24, 11:45 AM
Replies: 83,260
Views: 14,451,146
Posted By SharpByCoop

Raleigh Gran Sport Pair: "Vintage matching...

Raleigh Gran Sport Pair:

"Vintage matching his & hers Raleigh Grand Sport bikes. The mens bike has had a light restoration, whilst the women's bike is unrestored. Both bikes will need some tuning...
02-29-24, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,235
Posted By daywood

I came across this discussion late, but I really...

I came across this discussion late, but I really like what you’ve done. This seems completely in the rat rod spirit to me. I always see a couple of rat rods parked among the immaculately built rods...
02-29-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,769
Posted By dddd

One thing to keep in mind is that musical...

One thing to keep in mind is that musical instruments and to a lesser degree car body panels are not made from high-strength, cold-worked steel, which takes a lot more force to restore, and is a lot...
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