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01-26-23, 10:08 PM
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Posted By ehcoplex

Gold with chrome lugs- mmmmm

Gold with chrome lugs- mmmmm
01-26-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By steelbikeguy

well, it certainly speaks to the skill of whoever...

well, it certainly speaks to the skill of whoever was doing the lug lining!
And if it matters, this Hetchins was built by Bob Jackson, back in '87.

Bob Jackson could produce some nice frames,...
01-26-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By obrentharris

Tomales Bay and Beyond. ...

Tomales Bay and Beyond.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-7h5kX3P/0/9fbc6541/XL/IMG_2546-XL.jpg


https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-h4G82B3/0/2716b92a/XL/IMG_2548-XL.jpg...
01-26-23, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 623
Posted By bikingshearer

I have extensively researched this, and can state...

I have extensively researched this, and can state without fear of contradiction that nary a single goat cojone has ever been sucked by a barcon. It turns out that no known barcon has ever had a mouth...
01-26-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,858
Posted By 52telecaster

I have had several treks and my current 720 is an...

I have had several treks and my current 720 is an outstanding bike but it doesn't get ridden much. My view on treks is that the early stuff captivated me when I couldn't afford a decent bike. They...
01-26-23, 08:05 AM
01-26-23, 08:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 704
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Wool cycle shorts and a wool Brooks jersey....

Wool cycle shorts and a wool Brooks jersey....
01-25-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Got your Tesla? Nah, even if I could afford one,...

Got your Tesla? Nah, even if I could afford one, that’s never gonna happen.
01-25-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 869
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.
01-25-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By rideandgoseek

Great looking Behringer merziac ! Mine has...

Great looking Behringer merziac !

Mine has an open fork end but not on the rear stays which i found interesting.
...
01-25-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 704
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Saddle Choice: Brooks Black, Navy, Demin, or _____?

I'm looking for guidance on saddle selection for my 1975 Schwinn Voyageur II. I recently built it with a Sturmey Archer AM (medium ration) three-speed hub. Over the weekend I unearthed from storage,...
01-25-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,152
Posted By VRJAKE

Not mine, couple displays from shop visits in...

Not mine, couple displays from shop visits in Tucson in 2022. First being to Andy Gilmour's shop, builder since the 1970's.

...
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By 52telecaster

It's our mission!

It's our mission!
01-25-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Andy Antipas

1987 Marinoni Special For Sale

For sale: 1987 Marinoni Special. Frame is 54cm C - T with a 54cm top tube C - T. Full Shimano 600 SIS, Cinelli Bar & Stem, Wolber/Ukai clincher rims, Turbo saddle, and new Michelin 28mm tires. It is...
Replies: 35
Views: 998
Posted By bikingshearer

The price is high, but not too high if you...

The price is high, but not too high if you really, really want a Raleigh Pro and either: (1) you want it as a "garage queen" to stare at and drool over or (2) you want it as a rider and it's your...
01-24-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By steelbikeguy

okay, who do I talk to in order to nominate this...

okay, who do I talk to in order to nominate this for Post of the Week??

That's wonderful!

Steve in Peoria
01-24-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By 52telecaster

They think he's the man no matter. When I ride in...

They think he's the man no matter. When I ride in on my bikes to visit the staff is sweet as can be as well. Plus I get the 40% discount. Kinda fun really. But truely it's a popular bike even for...
01-24-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By 52telecaster

I worked in a factory welding for years but on...

I worked in a factory welding for years but on the side was a bike mech and musician. A few years ago an old friend asked about Aaron, my son, and what he was doing these days. I said he gigs most...
01-24-23, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By cinelliguy

Gus Solman

A few weeks ago I purchased an early Ron Stout frameset. I wanted to repair it and get it back into riding shape. The decal on the bike was the oddly small downtube decal. I contacted Gus and he was...
01-24-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,152
Posted By bear_a_bug

Wallhanger Competition and RH catalog pics in a...

Wallhanger Competition and RH catalog pics in a frame in my office.
https://i.imgur.com/FzbeYBUh.jpg
01-24-23, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By Bad Lag

A w e s o m e !

A w e s o m e !
01-24-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By ascherer

'70s chromed 531 frames are peak achievement....

'70s chromed 531 frames are peak achievement. You're a cool dad. And he's a thirsty lad...
01-24-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By 52telecaster

He's head mechanic. He thinks it's pretty...

He's head mechanic. He thinks it's pretty wonderful.
01-24-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 779
Posted By 52telecaster

My son's new Paramount

My son's new paramount....

I bought this for him for 300.00 last summer. It wasn't perfect but it wasn't horrid either. This is how he has it right now....
01-24-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,832
Posted By Century Bob

I have one that I have restored. I bought it from...

I have one that I have restored. I bought it from the original owner who built it up with full Campy C record. I live in Tucson and it is surprising how many people still know of Ric Laban when I...
01-24-23, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,152
Posted By botty kayer

To call it a display is a bit of a stretch, this...

To call it a display is a bit of a stretch, this is what happens when you live in a top floor apartment with no garden shed or garage to store bike bits. It was the spare room but is now the spares...
01-24-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By noobinsf

These parts and that bike are incredible. It's...

These parts and that bike are incredible. It's well beyond my means, but I trust that they will end up in a good home. It's also news to me that member pcb passed away -- I always enjoyed his...
01-24-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By himespau

I have similarly never had a problem with my park...

I have similarly never had a problem with my park tool, but I don't tend to work with cranks that I haven't put on the bike myself with lots of thread cleaning and lubrication first.
01-24-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By Catnap

Thank you! I'd humbly add that in addition to...

Thank you! I'd humbly add that in addition to timing, it's about being curious and being willing to ask questions / pull on loose threads to see where they go. The adventure began on an empty...
01-24-23, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By tiger1964

And perhaps the raison d'Ítre for dust caps?

And perhaps the raison d'Ítre for dust caps?
01-23-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 73,956
Views: 12,015,273
Posted By bargo68

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a...

Interested to see what this will bring. It's a beaut!
...
01-23-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By Bad Lag

Oh my, today was beautiful. It is sunny, warm,...

Oh my, today was beautiful. It is sunny, warm, (~65 deg), with a gentle breeze, just like djkashuba

And it's a fair wind
Blowin' warm out of the south over my shoulder
Guess I'll set a course...
01-23-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By tiger1964

A lot to like about that bike. I'd get some black...

A lot to like about that bike. I'd get some black paint to cover up "The S Word" on the brake housing...;)
01-23-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,640
Posted By Hondo6

The emphasized part above is provably not true. ...

The emphasized part above is provably not true.

Consider two bikes identical in all ways except for weight. Let A be the combined weight of the rider and heavier bike, and B be the combined weight...
01-23-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 600,190
Posted By Jacob_R_59

Followup to Above Thread on ďGugificazioneĒ Trek 660

Iím down in Olympia, Washington where today Iíve just picked up my 1985 65cm Trek 660 from Forever Powdercoat.

I bought it from Forum member, RiddleofSteel in 2019.

I then sent it to Forum...
01-23-23, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 299,899
Posted By cooperryder

Hello upright handlebar aficionados . I...

Hello upright handlebar aficionados .

I can't seem to help myself.

A couple months back I bought a vintage Trek sport tourer frame and fork.
It's a 1982 614.

I finally got around to...
01-23-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 73,956
Views: 12,015,273
Posted By '02 nrs

$500. Owosso, Mich.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/851205919528133/?ref=category_feed&referral_code=null&referral_story_type=listing&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-4834050147053083704%22%2C%22mf_story_key%22%3A%2...
01-23-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By tiger1964

I guess I have been lucky. I always just grab one...

I guess I have been lucky. I always just grab one and go at it. A few days ago, used the Park to pull Campy cranks that have been in place for 40+ years, no trouble at all. I do have a Campy tool and...
01-23-23, 06:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By SJX426

How often do you need to remove a crank when...

How often do you need to remove a crank when touring? Asking for someone else.
01-23-23, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By oneclick

Got one of these? Brand is Lifu, has a little...

Got one of these?
Brand is Lifu, has a little chrome button with an 8mm hole drilled partway into the backside, so it covers the end of the crank bolt that you just undid and screwed into the end...
01-23-23, 12:49 AM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By Andy_K

I was afraid to ask how long you were waiting at...

I was afraid to ask how long you were waiting at Crown Point before I got there. In addition to being slower up the hill, I stopped for a nature break, stopped to adjust my indexing so I could use my...
01-23-23, 12:34 AM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By gugie

More pix: ...

More pix:

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Multnomah Falls
...
01-22-23, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19,987
Views: 2,522,613
Posted By Andy_K

I took my first ride of the year through the...

I took my first ride of the year through the Columbia River Gorge today with gugie. I can't seem to pass the Portland Women's Forum scenic viewpoint without taking a picture. It never gets old.
...
01-22-23, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,752
Posted By Brad L

Two more bits for my Vitus 979 build: a pair of...

Two more bits for my Vitus 979 build: a pair of NOS Modolo 919 brake hoods, and a Rubis 983 seat post.

...
01-22-23, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7,994
Views: 897,752
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/SNWJFT9v/A7-AC262-D-8-BD7-471...

https://i.postimg.cc/SNWJFT9v/A7-AC262-D-8-BD7-471-E-ADCF-6-F0112-F38369.jpg
01-22-23, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By jdawginsc

Iím a big fan of the separate pieces type...

Iím a big fan of the separate pieces type extractors.
01-22-23, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By panzerwagon

Can we get a photo of the built up 3Rensho? :)

Can we get a photo of the built up 3Rensho? :)
01-22-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 642
Posted By jdawginsc

Does a campy dust cap screw in smoothly? I wonder...

Does a campy dust cap screw in smoothly? I wonder if someone used a TA or SL extractor and recut the threads...?
01-22-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5,832
Views: 651,794
Posted By JacobLee

I scored two bicycles this year with custom...

I scored two bicycles this year with custom touring racks that were, thankfully, still attached! One, a Bruce Gordon Hikari came with the standard issue, blue BG racks, and the second, a tandem made...
01-22-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,302
Posted By dukeofearl

i think i'm in business. we'll see how it holds...

i think i'm in business. we'll see how it holds but feels good. thanks everyone!
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