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01-25-23, 09:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 836
Posted By nlerner

Is Google not working in Portland these days?...

Is Google not working in Portland these days? Must be all the antifa.

https://tinyurl.com/zabbsdct
01-25-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 558
Posted By SurferRosa

"Don't you hate Craigslist and eBay?" "Yeah,...

"Don't you hate Craigslist and eBay?"

"Yeah, so many flakes and know nothings."

"By the way, that's a really cool vintage bike. Where'd ya you get it?"

"Thanks! Oh, this one? Uh, Craigslist....
01-23-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,224
Posted By SurferRosa

Well, not if you're going to keep it. But might...

Well, not if you're going to keep it. But might be sorta difficult to get reimbursed properly if included in a local sale in this post-pandemic bike boom, ugly e-bike fat fanny economy.

But what...
01-21-23, 08:29 PM
01-21-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By Catnap

FS - Super Rare Suntour Superbe Gold & Bronze Groupsets

SUNTOUR SUPERBE GOLD
PHOTOS - https://photos.app.goo.gl/KCzMoS4sYhRysiUu8
PRICE - $875
FREE SHIPPING (in the CONUS). I ship internationally at buyer's cost.
...
01-21-23, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By scozim

Pat 77 Campagnolo Super Record rear derailleur

Pat 77, nice shape. This came off a Rodriquez that was too tall for me. $175 shipped. Paypal

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01-19-23, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By jdawginsc

Glad she has help. Good on you Brent.

Glad she has help. Good on you Brent.
01-19-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By obrentharris

Unfortunately Hugh Enochs (Paradigm Bikes and...

Unfortunately Hugh Enochs (Paradigm Bikes and Jevelot) is not doing well. I am part of a group effort to help his wife clear out decades of accumulated bike stuff. That's why I'm listing so much...
01-19-23, 09:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,313
Posted By 55murray

Many excellent posts above. I love coaster brake...

Many excellent posts above. I love coaster brake cruisers, they are my favorite commuting/out and about town bikes. My favorites over the years are the Bendix RB-2 or 70 (the 76 uses 4 shoes...
01-18-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,313
Posted By tkamd73

I built this up a couple of years ago, no...

I built this up a couple of years ago, no stopping issues whatsoever, actually find the braking quite impressive. Lots of fun to skid too, if you don’t mind flat spotting the tires a bit.
Tim

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01-18-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,313
Posted By BFisher

clubman, isn't the F&S Duomatic a marvel? I have...

clubman, isn't the F&S Duomatic a marvel? I have one on a German folding bike, 36h, that I really like. I even have one of the little multi wrenches that go with them. I've been tempted to remove it...
01-18-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,313
Posted By FrejusFlyer

I've got a Perry 2-Star on this one. Definitely...

I've got a Perry 2-Star on this one. Definitely not a great stopper. If I pick up too much speed on a downhill, forget about it. I don't remember having any stopping issues with my old coaster brake...
01-17-23, 12:22 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,654
Posted By Ironfish653

That's the Bridgestone Diecast (later Techniart)...

That's the Bridgestone Diecast (later Techniart) construction;. The main tubes, whether Hi-ten, CroMo, Stainless or in this case, Aluminum, are swedged on the ends and placed in a jig, where the...
01-17-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,654
Posted By markk900

I did say "totally stock"....that came in the...

I did say "totally stock"....that came in the original box all the way from France. Hard to get on ebay these days so we kept it..... ;)
01-17-23, 08:59 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,654
Posted By juvela

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"cannot understand why people insist upon lugging about these...
01-17-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,319
Posted By victorm

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01-16-23, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,174
Posted By P!N20

C-Rec:...

C-Rec: https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=C9967CFE-0186-4C1A-9309-7D564F08B033&Enum=110&AbsPos=12

First time I've ever seen C-Rec hubs with a pie plate!
01-16-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By jamesdak

NOS 80's Krapf Frameset

I've had my eye on this frameset since at least 2018. Price kept getting lower and lower and I finally made an offer that was accepted. I keyed in on this as it was obviously a Giovanni Losa frame. ...
01-15-23, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 211,670
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been given a lot of pedals that I won't be...

I have been given a lot of pedals that I won't be using. I am going to donate any money from them to Doug's friends in Ukraine. If anyone is interested in these either as a lot or individually I will...
01-14-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By nlerner

Too modern for me; I’m sticking with cottered...

Too modern for me; I’m sticking with cottered cranks.
01-14-23, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,184
Posted By oneclick

"Failure from "over-tightening" is caused by...

"Failure from "over-tightening" is caused by repeated re-tightening of properly installed cranks. In use, an aluminum crank squirms on its taper and, because the retaining bolt prevents it from...
01-14-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By M1T

Mid-1930's Cicognani Racing Bike

Not mine, but easy on the eyes. It was sold last in the Grants Pass, OR area. These pre-war Italian and French bikes were often light and well designed. I have a 1930's French racer, builder...
01-14-23, 05:02 AM
Replies: 5,558
Views: 584,562
Posted By oneclick

There's a trick to making a shim from flat stock....

There's a trick to making a shim from flat stock.

You need a lip on one end to bear on the top of the seat-tube, to keep it from falling down.

The trick is to fold the long edge of the strip -...
01-12-23, 09:19 PM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By tcs

The Sachs Spectro 7 had 17~18% steps and that's...

The Sachs Spectro 7 had 17~18% steps and that's about as small as you can go with single-stage non-compound gears. The AM was a single-stage compound planetary.

Fun fact: Inside the Sturmey XRF8...
01-12-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I've never participated in this thread since...

I've never participated in this thread since joining BF-C&V back in 2005, primarily because I lived in the NH mountains for 20 years, and I needed more than a three-speed to manage my hills.
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01-10-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 620
Posted By ThermionicScott

Perhaps the right side cone and locknut were not...

Perhaps the right side cone and locknut were not tightened against each other properly, and precession caused the cone to unscrew and jam the bearing tighter.
01-09-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,566
Posted By longhitv

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sprayed in clear to seal all the patina
01-09-23, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 655
Posted By RustyJames

N+1 bsa

Much like my sort-of neighbor Andy_K I wasn’t looking for another but this one popped up with the florid description “bike parts”. The pics weren’t great (awful) but I saw a few details and said...
01-09-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 762
Posted By merziac

Yep, that too. :twitchy:

Yep, that too. :twitchy:
01-08-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,445
Posted By cudak888

One more tug and I would have permanently bent...

One more tug and I would have permanently bent the top and downtubes. As I alluded to earlier, they bend like the wings on a plane when I'm doing this.

The other thing is that - unless one does...
01-07-23, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By embankmentlb

I tend to think that there is some overthinking...

I tend to think that there is some overthinking going on. I have always built wheels by feel. Once they are straight, true and round they tend to stay that way.
01-06-23, 03:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,885
Posted By victorm

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01-05-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By Ged117

I thought you folks might find this interesting -...

I thought you folks might find this interesting - a '50s Raleigh for sale locally. If it had been the men's model, I'd already be meeting the seller...look at that blue! I've only ever seen this...
01-05-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By Ged117

I soaked a rusted, partially seized 1953 AW from...

I soaked a rusted, partially seized 1953 AW from the Pacific Northwest (seller was located in BC's lower mainland) in PB Blaster for a day or so and tried the hammer and punch to crack it open. It...
01-05-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,554
Posted By konakai

Sweaty 1950s? Cinelli info

just picked up this sweaty cinelli. my main interest is 1920s 30s track bikes although I have a few road bikes. I couldn't pass up this cinelli, I've always wanted an earlier one. this bike has sat...
01-04-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By Ged117

Hey all, Happy New Year. Somebody had a 26 x 1...

Hey all, Happy New Year. Somebody had a 26 x 1 3/8 wheel for sale here with a 'frozen hub' and I picked it up thinking I might find a good parts source.

Here's what I got:
...
01-04-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26,659
Views: 3,893,843
Posted By thumpism

Local flipper (whom I call "white truck guy") has...

Local flipper (whom I call "white truck guy") has this neat one for $300.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/516880587133158
...
01-04-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By rhm

Yes, I can do that. Send me a PM at your leisure.

Yes, I can do that. Send me a PM at your leisure.
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By davester

Personally I would say no because the price is...

Personally I would say no because the price is too high. The Victory group is pretty, but has a weird BCD and was not around for very long, making it virtually impossible to buy chainrings and other...
01-03-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 36,069
Posted By bbbob

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01-02-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By cudak888

:lol: "It's shaped like a coat that has a...

:lol:

"It's shaped like a coat that has a hatbox in it's pocket, and the thingus that changes from indexing to friction is vaguely phallic. It works so lousy that you feel like calling one of the...
01-02-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By shoota

I swear I've read this like five times and I have...

I swear I've read this like five times and I have no idea what you said lol :lol:
12-31-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By Reynolds

Rijstaffel!

Rijstaffel!
12-31-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,490
Posted By fabiofarelli

non-fixie has a link here above

non-fixie has a link here above
12-31-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 327
Posted By molleraj

Newly acquired 1978ish Fuji S10-S road bike

This was a lucky pickup! Found it on FB Marketplace last night for $40 and seller agreed to deliver it locally. I'm guessing it's a '77 or '78 model by the 12 speeds, but S10-S designation. It has a...
12-31-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By John E

Thank you. For a number of years, my nickname at...

Thank you. For a number of years, my nickname at home has been "bicycle repairman." I would return from work to hear my wife tell me about a car, appliance, or piece of plumbing or electrical on the...
12-31-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 519
Posted By rccardr

I would start at Palm Springs Cyclery in the Sun...

I would start at Palm Springs Cyclery in the Sun Center on South Palm Canyon Drive. We stay in PS for a couple weeks each February and the few times I’ve needed a part or something they have been...
12-30-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,345
Posted By Drillium Dude

Knock on wood, it's still all I need :) Full...

Knock on wood, it's still all I need :)

Full disclosure: until I built my 8-speed bike, the lowest combo I had was 42/24. The 39/26 would be convert to 42/29, which is 5 teeth larger than anything...
12-29-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...believe it or not, for a long time this...

.
...believe it or not, for a long time this was one of my favorite bicycles. I don't know who made them for Bianchi, but they did a nice job on them. Pretty sure this one is an '85.
...
12-29-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,345
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Functionally I think 8 speed was “Peak...

Functionally I think 8 speed was “Peak Campagnolo”. It functions flawlessly; also looks good. Drawbacks are 13-26 for widest range cassette available and that is probably why not as many folks...
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