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06-05-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,757
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

The Super Mirage errand schlepper ...

The Super Mirage errand schlepper


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06-02-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Tough call. Risk a catastrophic frame...

Tough call.

Risk a catastrophic frame failure and steel tube impalement through your nether regions or just get another 30-40 year old, dime a dozen bike?

What to do, what to do?
05-29-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 790
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Too noisy. The Rabbit of Caerbannog will hear you...

Too noisy. The Rabbit of Caerbannog will hear you coming from a mile away.
04-29-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 470
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Triple. The answer is Suntour Mountech.

Triple. The answer is Suntour Mountech.
04-24-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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04-18-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,519
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
04-18-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Head badge #7147, from a now departed 1978...

Head badge #7147, from a now departed 1978 Panasonic Sports 1000.

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04-09-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Stand them up. Docks made from scrap wood and...

Stand them up. Docks made from scrap wood and dowels.

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03-19-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,690
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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03-05-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,279
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Current routine ride kit to cover multiple bikes:...

Current routine ride kit to cover multiple bikes:

Left Column: Mini leatherman-type pliers tool, Park spoke wrench, some duct tape wrapped around an old plastic card, zip ties, VAR tire levers
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01-09-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

John Stamos taking Bob Saget for a ride. ...

John Stamos taking Bob Saget for a ride.

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01-07-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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12-31-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Betty White ...

Betty White

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12-26-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Desmond Tutu ...

Desmond Tutu

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12-08-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,214
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

My 78 Motobecane Super Mirage errand bike. $50...

My 78 Motobecane Super Mirage errand bike. $50 off Craigslist, with some swap-outs and additions from the proverbial box of crap.

I've got some cheapo security bolts/skewers on the wheels and...
10-01-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

The senior US Senator from Arizona. ...

The senior US Senator from Arizona.

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09-27-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,050
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

After you've gone all-in, best not to think about...

After you've gone all-in, best not to think about it!

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09-13-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,781
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

What's wrong with blackwalls on vintage bikes? ...

What's wrong with blackwalls on vintage bikes?


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09-09-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'll second the PCS-10. I used to have a PCS-1,...

I'll second the PCS-10. I used to have a PCS-1, which I named Mister Wobbles, for obvious reasons. Even if you get a different brand stand, it should have a vertical adjustment to raise and lower the...
09-05-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 895
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Perhaps stalk e-Bay for a compatible double...

Perhaps stalk e-Bay for a compatible double pulley derailleur that you could swap your triple pulley cage into
08-21-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,756
Views: 360,217
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

The recently departed Markie Post ...

The recently departed Markie Post

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07-15-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,190
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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06-25-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,009
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've read that it has to do with the bearings...

I've read that it has to do with the bearings spinning counter-clockwise and the bearings are what's squashed up against the inside of the cup.
06-25-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Velo Orange has blue shifter and brake...

Velo Orange has blue shifter and brake cable/housing packages (https://velo-orange.com/collections/cables-housing?view=bc-original) that come close to that. The shifter housing is long enough for...
06-15-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,027
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Given the flat tire and amount of rust, I...

Given the flat tire and amount of rust, I wouldn't be surprised if that was sitting there for quite some time and was seen as ripe for harvesting.
06-08-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,698
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

It's a freewheel

It's a freewheel
05-05-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

From the Wikipedia page on Miyata...

From the Wikipedia page on Miyata (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miyata#cite_note-sell_stake-11):

Panasonic Corporation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panasonic_Corporation), for a period the...
04-28-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That's a freewheel vise. There's usually 2 or 3...

That's a freewheel vise. There's usually 2 or 3 of those kicking around on eBay. I believe Regina also made one of those with just a single pin on each side.
04-22-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,539
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Food for thought. ...

Food for thought.

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04-15-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 748
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

6 posts since July 2020 doesn't sound like its a...

6 posts since July 2020 doesn't sound like its a consistent problem. Make some more posts already.

As for the inquiry, that bike should have come with a Suntour sealed bottom bracket.

A Suntour...
03-30-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,162
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent.

Fork looks bent.
03-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,080
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Could possible be Maillard 700 pedals, based on...

Could possible be Maillard 700 pedals, based on the cut-out shapes. Although, most examples on the web have black plates and a red or black brand logo on the dust cap.
03-27-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,058
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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03-24-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 940
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for...

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for another water bottle cage. Maybe put a small piece of old inner tube over the holes to seal them against water getting in.

They're available from...
03-22-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If they moved production of Brooks Saddles to...

If they moved production of Brooks Saddles to China, maybe they would start with the C19 model (https://www.brooksengland.com/en_us/c19.html).
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03-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,784
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Obviously, bicycle poop.

Obviously, bicycle poop.
02-28-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,987
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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02-25-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,299
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I do something similar, although not as involved....

I do something similar, although not as involved.

Clamp one whip down to the bench, position the freewheel, then mount the second whip and push. Easy peasy every time.

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02-23-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Fork looks bent

Fork looks bent
02-18-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a...

I usually grab the bottom of the spring with a small open end wrench and use that to push it into place.
02-03-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Link to UK eBay listing below ...

Link to UK eBay listing below

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02-01-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That cardboard is freaking sublime!

That cardboard is freaking sublime!
01-22-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,699
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

motorbacon? Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast...

motorbacon?

Sounds tasty. Maybe on toast with lettuce and tomato.

Less tasty would be trying to fix that downtube and ending up getting speared somewhere down the road.

Get a new frame and...
01-21-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,342
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago. ...

daf1009 passed away a little over a year ago.

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Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Looks like my Ideale 90. While it may not be...

Looks like my Ideale 90.

While it may not be true for all years of manufacture, I have noticed there is generally a shape difference to the 80 and 90 saddle logo stamp.
...
01-13-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,209
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F.,...

Can't speak for the People's Republic of S.F., but here in the People's Republic of NYC, poor people are as law abiding as any other group.

Bike thieves (like most thieves) pretty much choose to...
12-29-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 32,175
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly...

One of my eye rollers also. I'm particularly amused when I see vintage grease sold on eBay, such as the Campy 'Special' Grease tubs, which can easily go north of $100 for a partially used tub of...
12-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,871
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about...

I've still got my old touring racks in use (about 40 years and going strong). They're on my errand schlepping bike. I zip-tied a repurposed office letter tray to the top of the front rack, so I have...
12-14-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,884
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept....

Proper household solvent disposal per NYC Dept. of Environmental Conservation:

https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/materials_minerals_pdf/solvent.pdf
12-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 13,754
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in...

Back in those days the hills were all uphill in both directions.
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