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08-02-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By nlerner

Depends on your shoe color, of course.

Depends on your shoe color, of course.
08-02-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 296
Posted By nlerner

Not a terribly good photo, but here's my '73...

Not a terribly good photo, but here's my '73 Competition with the C.19.
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07-31-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 715
Posted By nlerner

This ^, particularly since you already have the...

This ^, particularly since you already have the bike in hand. Here's mine and my buddy's Lemond Buenos Aires 650B x 38mm builds. We both had to dimple the chainstays a bit, but was able to do that...
07-29-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By nlerner

Great bike, Roger! See you at Cino.

Great bike, Roger! See you at Cino.
07-27-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 28,185
Posted By nlerner

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that...

Well done, gents! Iím particularly impressed that you conjured up the Takara baby for that last pic though having him chew on a tubular tire likely was out of the question.
07-25-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 526
Posted By nlerner

To be truly ‘eroic, you’d ride without a saddle.

To be truly ‘eroic, you’d ride without a saddle.
07-21-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,292
Posted By nlerner

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with...

One of my riding buddies set up his Sequoia with 650b x 42mm wheels plus fenders. No frame mods needed.
...
07-21-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,292
Posted By nlerner

Hey, trying to start a new trend! We all can't be...

Hey, trying to start a new trend! We all can't be influencers.
07-21-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,292
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, I wonder how much it's a form vs. function...

Yeah, I wonder how much it's a form vs. function distinction. For instance, lots of people have done loaded touring on bikes not OEM equipped for such us, and plenty ride dedicated tourers (e.g.,...
07-20-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By nlerner

FYI, I believe those are EA1/597mm tires. Hard to...

FYI, I believe those are EA1/597mm tires. Hard to find!
07-20-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,292
Posted By nlerner

I've always thought of the Fuji S12-S as the...

I've always thought of the Fuji S12-S as the ultimate sports tourer. One of the ones I had I set up with 650B x 38mm wheels....
07-19-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By nlerner

Particularly in EA1/597mm size.

Particularly in EA1/597mm size.
07-19-21, 07:40 AM
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Posted By nlerner

It'll be much easier to replace that threaded...

It'll be much easier to replace that threaded driver with one that takes the 3-splined cogs than to find a threaded cog bigger than 18 teeth:
...
07-18-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,527
Posted By nlerner

I'll admit that I was skeptical at first about...

I'll admit that I was skeptical at first about the aesthetics and performance of STI, but that was mostly because I was so used to friction shifting, usually with bar ends. First time I tried STI was...
07-18-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,241
Posted By nlerner

Yeah, some interesting interpretations of “top of...

Yeah, some interesting interpretations of “top of the line” happening here so far. Perhaps cudak888 should post his Raleigh Superbe as it was top of the line in the category of Raleigh’s upright bar...
07-16-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,521
Posted By nlerner

Make sure your tetanus shot is still good.

Make sure your tetanus shot is still good.
07-15-21, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 405
Posted By nlerner

I use hairspray for such applications. Bonus for...

I use hairspray for such applications. Bonus for its pleasant smell.
07-14-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,319
Posted By nlerner

Their specialty is cranksets...

Their specialty is cranksets (https://praxiscycles.com/product/zayante-carbon/).
07-14-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By nlerner

Smaller feet?

Smaller feet?
07-13-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 988
Posted By nlerner

https://live.staticflickr.com/5634/29995036360_33e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5634/29995036360_33e109a741_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/gp/8858391@N04/8i30G1)PHX50_5.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/gp/8858391@N04/8i30G1)
07-13-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,089
Posted By nlerner

I'm trying to decide between my '74 Raleigh Int'l...

I'm trying to decide between my '74 Raleigh Int'l and my '82 Holdsworth Special.
...
07-12-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,319
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My Austrian-made Free Spirit sheds a tear.
07-12-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,319
Posted By nlerner

Is all of the above a choice?

Is all of the above a choice?
07-12-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By nlerner

If British, I'm surprised it doesn't have a...

If British, I'm surprised it doesn't have a single shifter mount for a Cyclo lever (though the chain stay cable stop shows it was built as a geared bike). What size seatpost? As others have said,...
07-11-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 648
Posted By nlerner

Wait, heís riding with mismatched QR skewers!...

Wait, heís riding with mismatched QR skewers! Must be a poseur of some sort!
07-11-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 781
Posted By nlerner

My folk theory about bike weight is in terms of...

My folk theory about bike weight is in terms of ranges. More than 30#, all kinda feels the same to me (heavy but stable). Between 30 and 25#, I really can’t tell the difference between them, though...
07-10-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,452
Posted By nlerner

I think it’s just their bank accounts that are...

I think it’s just their bank accounts that are located in Delaware along with a PO Box.
Replies: 77
Views: 4,603
Posted By nlerner

Schwinn Paramounts sell for lots of money so my...

Schwinn Paramounts sell for lots of money so my Schwinn Continental should, too.
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Views: 4,603
Posted By nlerner

More Garlatti is the updated version of more...

More Garlatti is the updated version of more cowbell.
07-08-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,091
Posted By nlerner

My current favorite is the Ergon SR Pro. After...

My current favorite is the Ergon SR Pro. After decades of riding leather saddles, I began to feel really uncomfortable on them for longer rides. The Ergon has fit the bill for my arse though I also...
07-08-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 635
Posted By nlerner

So I should stop working on that ad campaign for...

So I should stop working on that ad campaign for the jonwvara chop shop?
07-07-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 393,845
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, leaving the d-ring erect like that is...

Hmm, leaving the d-ring erect like that is frowned upon in some circles.
07-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By nlerner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KmvANzwRWk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KmvANzwRWk
07-07-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,357
Posted By nlerner

I salute you for renewing your own thread. It’s...

I salute you for renewing your own thread. It’s definitely a pet peeve for me when someone starts multiple threads around a single bike, pushing far more interesting threads deep past page 1.
07-03-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By nlerner

Heliochromatic hubs chainstay mounted brakes...

Heliochromatic hubs
chainstay mounted brakes (on MTBs)
fade paint jobs
the move from sport touring geometry to crit geometry as dominant
no thanks
06-30-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,890
Posted By nlerner

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Perhaps more along the lines of above bars?
06-30-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,957
Posted By nlerner

Iím guessing Randy has created NFTs for those...

Iím guessing Randy has created NFTs for those images. Watch outóthe bill is in the mail!
06-29-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By nlerner

My ‘49 Raleigh Clubman salutes that young feller....

My ‘49 Raleigh Clubman salutes that young feller.

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06-27-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,614
Posted By nlerner

I blame the sign.

I blame the sign.
06-27-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By nlerner

I’d go with SRAM PC-830 or 850. Yes, it’s an...

I’d go with SRAM PC-830 or 850. Yes, it’s an 8-speed chain, but it plays nice with most 6- and 7-speed systems and can be had for a reasonable sum.
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By nlerner

If it were an RRA or Golden Arrow with all...

If it were an RRA or Golden Arrow with all original bits, he’d be in the neighborhood, but for a 30s Sports Tourist that was outfitted with lauterwassers and Cyclo gears? I don’t think so.

Hmm, I...
06-26-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,656
Posted By nlerner

This has definitely been a back-burner project,...

This has definitely been a back-burner project, but it's done enough to take some pics. I did not source mechs specific to 1961 but instead imagined what the owner would have wanted to upgrade to in...
06-26-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By nlerner

If you’re still looking, I found a couple of...

If you’re still looking, I found a couple of 5-speed freewheels in the bin w/ 14-17-21-26-32 configuration. One Shimano, one SunTour. PM me if interested.
...
06-25-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By nlerner

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities: ...

Pork Chop BMX might have some possibilities:

https://porkchopbmx.com/brakes/brake-cables/
06-23-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,000
Posted By nlerner

You don't break in a Brooks saddle; they break in...

You don't break in a Brooks saddle; they break in you.
06-23-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,547
Posted By nlerner

After market mod by Peter Mooney here in the...

After market mod by Peter Mooney here in the Boston area.
06-23-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,547
Posted By nlerner

President Madison is truly a sartorial...

President Madison is truly a sartorial inspiration to me.
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06-23-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 490
Posted By nlerner

Okay, the OA bath treatment is complete. ...

Okay, the OA bath treatment is complete.

Before:
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After:...
06-22-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 490
Posted By nlerner

^ Nice that they pre-sagged the saddle on that...

^ Nice that they pre-sagged the saddle on that Caravelle!

The Prestige RD that came with the frameset seems to have a date code of 1971.

Oh, and the pedals do have bolt-on reflectors on one...
06-22-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 393,845
Posted By nlerner

I have this one I'm glad to hack off and send for...

I have this one I'm glad to hack off and send for the cost of postage (it's from a wrecked SR frame, most of which is already cut up)....
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