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01-24-23, 12:31 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 921
Posted By mountaindave

Give a dad (or mom) a vintage bikeÖ

Sent to me by a friend, I made it C/V appropriate:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1170x1376/975bea87_d9a4_4fdf_b51e_811a160abd09_8ceaf3840e390f37b8d945a30359558a51d12cf6.jpeg
12-30-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 520
Posted By jamesdak

OK, I've just got to chime in. I picked one up...

OK, I've just got to chime in. I picked one up locally a couple of years ago out of curiousity. What did I discover? These bikes are fast and super comfortable! Mine is an earlier road model with a...
12-28-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://youtu.be/FQ5YU_spBw0

https://youtu.be/FQ5YU_spBw0
12-28-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 457
Posted By 75lechamp

'75 Paramount repaint

Inspired by my older brother's '70 Fastback he bought new way back when, and supplemented with inspiration from Pastor Bob, Bob Freeman and others, I decided to repaint my poorly repainted Opaque Red...
12-28-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,129
Posted By Caliwild

I like this... ...

I like this...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqxuJLchgnE
12-09-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Lattz

Maybe he's rational type. Doesn't get the hype...

Maybe he's rational type. Doesn't get the hype and price if the braking power is said to be questionable until a long list of conditions meet what only a handful besides the engineers at Vicenza...
12-09-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By beicster

That good looking dog is skeptical.

That good looking dog is skeptical.
12-09-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 941
Posted By Robvolz

Christmas came early!!

I made some phone calls as I was driving south and found a shop in southern Oregon that is closing on Christmas Day. The owner, a retired racer of some reknown, particularly in the tandem category...
11-29-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 625
Posted By gearbasher

Oh, and let's not forget New Jersey. I'm from NY...

Oh, and let's not forget New Jersey. I'm from NY and Jersey is definitely a foreign land.
11-28-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,459
Posted By C9H13N

https://www.merlincycles.com/merlin-classic-steel-...

https://www.merlincycles.com/merlin-classic-steel-road-frame-266810.html

something like this maybe?
11-28-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,459
Posted By Bianchigirll

I don’t think you’re going to find a new...

I don’t think you’re going to find a new production lugged frame especially with name brand tubing for under a grand. However the only frame I’ve personally checked on recently is the Soma Buena...
11-27-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By georges1

A new MTB frame purchase , the 1998 Jamis Dragon in Reynolds 853

Good Afternoon Everyone

My 44th birthday approaching soon, I wanted a high end steel MTB frame. But nothing from Tange or Columbus, I didn't mind True Temper but I still prefered Reynolds. After...
11-27-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By Schweinhund

Every one I see like that makes me think garage...

Every one I see like that makes me think garage door vs bike on a rack.
11-09-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 801
Posted By Schweinhund

I hate hoarders - 1988 Schwinn Premis

Stopped by a buddy's house who is a bike hoarder.
He's had an '88 Schwinn Premis hanging in his garage for several years and he periodically posts it and half-heartedly tries to sell it. I guess...
11-04-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,020
Posted By Smokinapankake

Not C&V but it was most definitely headed for the...

Not C&V but it was most definitely headed for the dump:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2010_kona_smoke_1_a6e0541a8c6cf0527db4a4c29863650975a03df4.jpg

The seized...
Forum: For Sale
11-01-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Sonofamechanic

Klein Quantum Race 55 Gator Fade. ~í00 Frame-set only

Iíve never seen another like it. Original paint with no dents, bubbles or touch-ups. Gary Klein signature. A few minor stone chips on seat and chain staysósee pictures. Extremely light frame that...
10-30-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,020
Posted By curbtender

Bought a frame for a local member at the Trips...

Bought a frame for a local member at the Trips for kids sale and got a nice discount on this Voodoo Bizango......
10-26-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Chriscraft760

1991 Trek 950 POLICE

Iíve been looking for a vintage lugged Trek 950 or 970 to turn into a commuter bike. I just picked up this 950 POLICE bike in fair condition. This will be my winter project.

Itís comes with Deore...
10-26-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By alexihnen

1975 Schwinn Paramount - wonderful orange, nice condition

This is a wonderful riding classic Schwinn Paramount. The frame measures 22.5in center-to-center for both seat tube and top tube. Equipment appears to be all original and everything works well.
...
10-25-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By Bad Lag

I'd suggest you completely replace the quick...

I'd suggest you completely replace the quick release with a bolt.
10-25-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By SJX426

Robvolz - My tandem uses 48 hole rims. 40/36...

Robvolz - My tandem uses 48 hole rims. 40/36 would work well for a racing tandem.
10-24-22, 03:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
Posted By Kabuki12

I can relate to the sizing issue with folks in...

I can relate to the sizing issue with folks in her situation. I have long legs with a short torso. I ride racing bikes not because I am a racer but because a tall bike with a shorter top tube just...
10-23-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,275
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, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 772
Posted By bbbob

They changed a little by 1960 ...

They changed a little by 1960
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10-22-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,328
Posted By seypat

I can't answer the question, because...

I can't answer the question, because ........................

I've never ridden a bike without bars! :roflmao2:

I know, don't quit my day job.
10-20-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By sloar

WTB 600 parts

Looking for cranks 6207 model, aero brake levers and clamp on shifters. Thanks
10-16-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,297
Posted By mgopack42

Something followed me home today

The story was the owner I bought it from bought it from the original owner, who was a racer of some local noteriety. He said he owned it for about 20 years, but he barely rode it. If it was raced,...
10-16-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By cyccommute

Just posted elsewhere on doing this to my...

Just posted elsewhere on doing this to my daughter’s steel bike. It’s almost trivial. Here the RJ the Bike Guy video I used

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdibmxBuMy0
10-15-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,383
Posted By Lbxpdx

Itís so ugly itís cool?

I stopped by goodwill while visiting my folks and didnít have the heart to leave this there. Do I need it? Nope. Odds are someone else will though. I canít say that Iíve seen a paint job like this...
10-15-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,215
Posted By scarlson

This is a steel frame, yes? Just do it yourself! ...

This is a steel frame, yes? Just do it yourself!
https://sheldonbrown.com/frame-spacing.html#spreading

You're in the USA, right? American litigiousness means that bike shops may not want to mess...
10-12-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,207
Posted By Polaris OBark

Needs a digital caliper-type read-out. Does...

Needs a digital caliper-type read-out.

Does the other side have a metric scale?
10-10-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,116
Posted By 52telecaster

Barcons for the win.

I look at old bikes to find deals that include suntour barcons. I look for barcons before frame size... Check this out....
10-06-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,996
Views: 3,680,020
Posted By due ruote

In FL helping a relative with storm cleanup....

In FL helping a relative with storm cleanup. Found this Grand Jubile in a neighborís pile. A size too big unfortunately, but a nice looking bike. Frame is dirty but in great shape.
...
10-06-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 968
Posted By jdawginsc

My new favorite stem

Fiamme Montreal. I love the lines. Very elegant. 10.79 including shipping and tax from a great EBay seller who honored the .99 bid.

...
10-04-22, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 299,899
Posted By DQRider

She Lives! `84 Schwinn High Sierra "Beer Truck Bike"

Here she is, home from her first supply run mission, I give you Lotta Myles:

https://i.imgur.com/P7oF33f.png

There's a detailed post on my build thread, linked above in post #977.
...
10-04-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,851
Posted By scozim

Paying for fuel chasing my softball playing...

Paying for fuel chasing my softball playing daughter. About an 80% chance funds will start getting drained by this project. My dad wants to do it with me and says it would be his last father son...
10-04-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,384
Posted By Bianchigirll

:) I ordered these from Amazon but they cam...

:) I ordered these from Amazon but they cam directly from the Mothership.

...
10-02-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,851
Posted By jamesdak

Well....like the bikes they just keep coming in. ...

Well....like the bikes they just keep coming in.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x359/171058256_5512c1b5c338e71fed2d42d32f3774f633d0ed5d.jpg
And there's probably 10 more...
10-01-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,794
Posted By mrv

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/ad856c9e_8243_4548_8b49_9a15f253b4ea_9ec9ae09cb5d8e613d08db62679a7368c939a475.jpeg...
10-01-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 299,899
Posted By DQRider

New Build Thread: `84 High Sierra "Beer-Truck Bike"

This one definitely fits here. It's far enough along now that I can post a pic on this thread:

https://i.imgur.com/X1rWsIU.png

The build thread is here: $20 "Clang-Find", 1984 Schwinn High...
09-22-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 336
Posted By Kilroy1988

Use about 3-4 oz. leather and if you plan to have...

Use about 3-4 oz. leather and if you plan to have it made in a cylindrical shape or one where you want the sides or bottom to provide structural support, go up to 9-12 oz. for those parts...
09-21-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By BMC_Kid

Very cool! I don't remember the popularity of...

Very cool! I don't remember the popularity of red, white, and blue paint schemes. By the time I obtained my Paramount, 20 years had passed from the time it was made, so more than likely it was a...
09-20-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By CV-6

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly...

Wow. I own 86055. Same 56cm size. And oddly enough, it also appears to have been repainted in red, white, blue although in a different manner and with metal flake paint. Pics do not do it...
09-20-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By smd4

A unicycle.

A unicycle.
09-15-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 402
Posted By BradH

Hang on to those dead shifters. You can stuff the...

Hang on to those dead shifters. You can stuff the guts out of a 9, 10 or even 11 speed bar end shifter into them. 6208, 424 and 7401 are all like that, probably a few others too.

...
09-15-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,023
Posted By steelbikeguy

Captain Dashboard strikes again! ...

Captain Dashboard strikes again!


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Steve in Peoria
09-14-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By 1964Supersport

Updated picture with Supacaz tape.

As some of you have read my posts regarding handlebar position I finally got settled and installed my new Supacaz tape this morning. This was my first time wrapping the bars. I just watched the...
09-13-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By mdarnton

Is the headset loose?

Is the headset loose?
09-12-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 45,982
Posted By streetsurfer

The conversation has been helpful. ēIíve a...

The conversation has been helpful.

ēIíve a couple stems waiting on the side to choose between that may prevent the bar from hitting the top tube if it canít be adjusted out on mine. And leather...
09-11-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By squirtdad

My enabling neighbor and his, espresso, whisky...

My enabling neighbor and his, espresso, whisky and red wine got me into an Audi A4 quattro....at least is is a 6 speed manual

I got even and got him into tubular tires

:giver:
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