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07-29-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 584
Posted By SJX426

robertj298 - Assemble the bearings on the spindle...

robertj298 - Assemble the bearings on the spindle before installing to test the ease of rotation of the caged bearings. The cage should not touch the spindle at all. Then check by adding the NDS cup...
07-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 988
Posted By machinist42

The Shadow Knows!

Fork's bent.
07-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By Me2gingko

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a...

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a combination of both. Initial curve during the making and years of stress on a weak spot. Still not sure if it places the bike into an enjoy-it-as-it-is...
07-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By cudak888

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits...

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits you and still claims you came out of nowhere. Hi-vis isn't a solution, it's a bandaid over car-centric infrastructure and a culture that promotes this...
07-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 124,337
Posted By thumpism

Hood up by choice, I hope.

Hood up by choice, I hope.
07-04-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By dddd

I believe that the 6208 freewheels are simply a...

I believe that the 6208 freewheels are simply a Z-series freewheel with the plastic shield added on!

Upon removing the shield, doesn't the lockring/cone have Z-something "MF-Z" perhaps stamped...
07-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 956
Posted By SurferRosa

What about a Strat? ...

What about a Strat?

https://youtu.be/gxR-vk0lelw
07-03-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,125
Posted By Shimagnolo

For what it's worth, it is working for me right...

For what it's worth, it is working for me right now.:p
07-02-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63,099
Views: 9,630,788
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on...

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on mid-80s high-end racing Treks (531/753/Columbus). Socketed fork ends and dropouts would have been used as they became available.
07-02-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 861
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

So the answer is that as long as you can get...

So the answer is that as long as you can get access to the cartridge seals you can flush and relube. But many cartridge bearinged BBs have that access somewhat blocked by the unit's construction.
...
07-02-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9,897
Views: 1,070,831
Posted By seypat

I'm looking! I think the container with the 86's...

I'm looking! I think the container with the 86's must have been lost at sea in a storm.There might have been a song written about it. I think it starts like this"

"The legend lives on from the...
06-30-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 862
Posted By genejockey

I was about to ask whether you'd notice the...

I was about to ask whether you'd notice the difference in a blind test between two bikes made with the same tubing, with the same geometry, but one has chromed fancy lugs and the other simple lugs...
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,769
Posted By gravelinmygears

Itís a Tom

Tom Ritchey has claimed the bike. He said itís an early ďAĒ frame built from Columbus tubing.
06-27-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By StanSeven

Let’s cut out the bickering please and stick to...

Let’s cut out the bickering please and stick to helping the OP. Thanks
06-26-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 887
Posted By SurferRosa

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had,...

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had, regardless of quality of brake lever, I was able to install new hoods, ride on the hoods, and brake from the hoods.
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 954
Posted By majmt

ďSix more payments, gentlemen, and this...

ďSix more payments, gentlemen, and this beautiful, blue, two-door luxury sedan is aaall mineĒ
...
06-18-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,434
Posted By Doug Fattic

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop...

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop rate of $60 an hour, we probably worked on it for over 4 hours. Of course I could have done it faster if I wasn't hadn't been taking the time to explain...
06-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,308
Posted By John E

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be....

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be. First the killed the Romans; now it's killing me.
06-17-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,434
Posted By Doug Fattic

It was a perfect project for teaching how this...

It was a perfect project for teaching how this kind of restoration should be done (that arrived at just the right time). It takes practice to get a feel for how to bend steel just enough. A lot of...
06-16-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By qcpmsame

Only if itís boosted by a Rocket 88Ö

Only if itís boosted by a Rocket 88Ö
Replies: 25
Views: 1,200
Posted By rustystrings61

To me, that dent is a cosmetic nothing-burger. ...

To me, that dent is a cosmetic nothing-burger. I've got an '82 Mercian with a worse dent built with 531C that I've ridden far and fast over the years, and maybe someday I'll take it to a...
06-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 879
Posted By VtwinVince

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund'...

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund' the local 5-0 in NYC.
06-15-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 952
Posted By thinktubes

I'm not surprised this has come up, considering...

I'm not surprised this has come up, considering Mercury is in retrograde. (https://www.ismercuryinretrograde.com)
06-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,364
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey from ebay/CL finds

So I couldn't resist this, chrome, good shape, my size, Campy HS, RDO's and CC rear brake.

Off to Bainbridge island I go, Cannonball run.

Great guy, we talk, he wasn't any more sure about it...
06-15-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,200
Posted By tiger1964

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;) I...

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;)

I now have, for the first time, two bikes with small flange; other than aesthetics, I don't notice anything.
06-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 307
Posted By tiger1964

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it!...

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it! Hope you find a fix.
06-14-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 849
Posted By cudak888

I'm quite impressed to see that he did every last...

I'm quite impressed to see that he did every last bit of that correctly - frame and dropout alignment and all.

It's possible, but I think you'll find that by removing the IGH, you'll wind up...
06-14-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,323
Posted By cog_nate

Jerry was a race bike flipper.

Jerry was a race bike flipper.
06-14-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,843
Posted By pcb

Free? Freeee? Refund? Reeefund? Well, then,...

Free? Freeee? Refund? Reeefund?

Well, then, don't you deserve some cas$h anyway for your pain and suffering, or at least for your inconvenience? :p
06-12-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 955
Posted By SurferRosa

Kofu wouldn't mean "break" by any...

Kofu wouldn't mean "break" by any chance?
06-12-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,721
Posted By gugie

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the...

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the Classic Rendevous (CR) site - t least that's where someone's posted them. Here, it's whatever you want them to be. As I've stated before, the CR site is...
06-12-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,311
Posted By jdawginsc

What's a paint job...? That's what evaporust and...

What's a paint job...? That's what evaporust and Sally Hansen nail polish is for!
06-12-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 798
Posted By jdawginsc

...And add to the general Italian-esque feeling...

...And add to the general Italian-esque feeling of the componentry...like a stop in the Tuscan countryside, sipping wine and partaking of bread and cheese...just before the zombie hoods emerge from...
06-10-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,721
Posted By genejockey

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert,...

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert, and lazy to boot.
06-10-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 678
Posted By John E

Sort of like this? (The only problem is that my...

Sort of like this? (The only problem is that my sons are millennials, and both drive sport sedans with stick shifts. :)
https://www.sadanduseless.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/anti-theft-device.jpg
06-10-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,495
Posted By Charles Wahl

Hey, if you're going to look a gift horse in the...

Hey, if you're going to look a gift horse in the mouth, then go create your own, better one; and try maintaining it.
It's a decades-old labor of love, by a C&V aficionado (@cuda2k here) who hosts it...
06-08-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By jiangshi

Yes, a cracked American Classic.

Yes, a cracked American Classic.
06-07-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By jdawginsc

Umm...thatís a show piece!

Umm...thatís a show piece!
06-07-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,041
Posted By Chuck M

Surviving WWII scrap metal drives is high level...

Surviving WWII scrap metal drives is high level surviving for a bicycle.
06-04-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By mechanicmatt

Your shop manager doesn't know what the eff he is...

Your shop manager doesn't know what the eff he is talking about. There is no such thing as a Ritchey that isn't collectable. What may be hard is the size of the frame looks big. But no need to...
06-04-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By thook

i'm gonna guess it's that way so he could fit...

i'm gonna guess it's that way so he could fit that fat tire in and clear the stays
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By TugaDude

I love the decal "Assembled in Irish Free...

I love the decal "Assembled in Irish Free State".
06-03-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,323
Posted By xiaoman1

New meaning to the "Toes on the nose" Best,...

New meaning to the "Toes on the nose"
Best, Ben
06-03-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,000
Posted By T-Mar

Painted from the non-drive side. :rolleyes:

Painted from the non-drive side. :rolleyes:
06-03-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,434
Posted By Doug Fattic

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is...

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is toast. It may be bent all out of whack but that doesn't mean it is destroyed. After all your fork blades were bent 2" just to create the rake. Send me the...
06-02-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 7,906
Posted By machinist42

Derailer

Forks' Bent.
05-30-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 708
Posted By Repack Rider

1983 Ritchey Annapurna

Big shoutout to Josh Orlando for bringing my 1983 Ritchey Annapurna back to life. He had to track down vintage shifters and period correct tires (WTB and Tioga).

Tom built this one custom for me,...
05-29-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,882
Views: 2,240,032
Posted By Crankstank

1989 Kona Cinder Cone

New paint, decals and clear coat. Mostly LX mountain parts. Avid Shorty 4 brakes. 3x8 friction shift.
Had no parts, just a frame and fork with half the paint gone. It lives again!
...
05-28-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By bark_eater

I have a bunch of project hybrids and time spent...

I have a bunch of project hybrids and time spent riding converted hybrids. So far their all either too big or too small. I've been riding the too big ones successfully, but realy want to try dirt...
05-27-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By 1simplexnut

Nice ! also I guess the other ends ...

Nice !

also I guess the other ends would make good tire levers
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