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07-27-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 953
Posted By davethelefty

An update tonight -- Canyon is going to replace...

An update tonight -- Canyon is going to replace my fork, as they see "no external forces or incorrect assembly that could have caused this" steerer tube crack. That's the good news. Now the...
07-26-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,567
Posted By ShannonM

Exceeding the chainwrap capacity of a rear...

Exceeding the chainwrap capacity of a rear derailleur can be done safely and effectively, with a couple of caveats:

A couple of teeth over is all you're really gonna get, and size your chain so...
07-14-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 218,709
Posted By JJScaliger

Yeah pave, my bad. I think it looks like I'm...

Yeah pave, my bad. I think it looks like I'm trying too hard to color coordinate with my bike....
07-10-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,168
Posted By 75lechamp

71 Paramount P-13-9 v1 Kool Lemon build

Well it arrived today, a 1971 Paramount P-13-9 Kool Lemon frame! Thanks to Pastor Bob for being my Paramount sherpa....!

...
07-07-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,162
Posted By bikemig

I love the shot of all the nice clean parts on...

I love the shot of all the nice clean parts on the kitchen table. That’s classic. That’s a very fine bike to restore.
07-06-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By TiHabanero

Grip gloves help a lot, but sometimes certain...

Grip gloves help a lot, but sometimes certain tire/rim combos are just not meant for each other. The problem is easily solved by ditching tubeless rims and tires, going back to tubes and non-tubeless...
06-24-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By 70sSanO

The biggest question… …does the machine...

The biggest question…

…does the machine print out SOL when it finds a hop that the user can’t fix.

John
06-11-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,311
Posted By non-fixie

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-11-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,528
Posted By genejockey

I'm waiting for the "Show Us Your Modern Carbon...

I'm waiting for the "Show Us Your Modern Carbon Fiber Bikes With Single Pivot Brakes, 6 speed Freewheels, and Downtube Shifters!" thread.
06-10-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,528
Posted By krakhaus

I posted these the other day, but here's my...

I posted these the other day, but here's my Mondonico with Ultegra / Dura-Ace 10 speed. I think it's a 1988, but I don't really know for sure....
05-15-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 11,108
Posted By Choke

Quoted for truth. Cino is awesome food and adult...

Quoted for truth. Cino is awesome food and adult beverages everywhere and freshly cooked bacon at the first sag stop. And riding bikes too.

http://cino16.ciocctoo.com/cino16-2.jpg
05-12-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,769
Posted By Doug Fattic

A stunning mystery bike on San Fran CL

This beautiful bike was posted on the Classic Rendezvous list. The filing on this no name frame is exquisite! Whoever made it probably back in the late 70's did a remarkable job. The lugs are...
05-04-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 675
Posted By Doug Fattic

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it...

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it appears to have its original paint. I never liked those decals and paid a professional to change them to a script probably before 1978. I haven't...
05-04-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By jamesdak

Maybe Karma is real (free parts)

So, as I've been on this journey the last several months of downsizing my collection I've been passing on so many bikes at really great prices to locals. Several times even giving some money back...
05-01-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,273
Posted By domenicochieco

Hi my name is Domenico Chieco and Leonardo Chieco...

Hi my name is Domenico Chieco and Leonardo Chieco was my dad. He manufactured Leonard bicycles in Montreal. He came from Italy in 1960. He raced in Italy and also raced here against racers like...
04-27-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Helderberg

So leverage is my new favorite word. 8mm Allen...

So leverage is my new favorite word. 8mm Allen and a 30" piece of 3/4" iron pipe done. Now to find out what the bottom bracket dimension is and I can order my new crank and BB.
Thank you all for the...
04-19-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 541
Posted By munkymack

I ended up sticking with the 2x. I dug around in...

I ended up sticking with the 2x. I dug around in the parts bin at the bike co-op and found some 110 BCD Deore cranks and two non-branded chainrings (50t and 34t) that were in pretty good shape. The...
04-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By jfny1978

Thanks, that's all I needed! The crank set is off!

Thanks, that's all I needed! The crank set is off!
04-15-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,022
Posted By The Golden Boy

$9 robbery for tubes? Some people have...

$9 robbery for tubes? Some people have differing ideas of what robbery is.



So I was going to ask if you knew where to score some Gold Lion KT88s... and then I see someone's making them (or...
04-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By jamesdak

Well even though I am on a massive downsizing...

Well even though I am on a massive downsizing project I did just order a "custom " bike of sorts. This will be my new errand, winter, cargo, get old on, bike. Even went with a step through for...
02-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,074
Posted By bOsscO

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and...

Press fit bottom brackets should go away and never return.
02-02-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,394
Posted By P!N20

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/tTtWBKGb/4wgs6u.jpg
01-06-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,300
Posted By Korina

And then this happens...

And then this happens (https://humboldt.craigslist.org/bik/d/arcata-gary-fisher-bike/7257646417.html). What's a girl supposed to do? It's even my size! But I don't need another like the two I already...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-20-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,403
Posted By jhodgson

Behold the abject horror: my first frame (in progress)

Yes! I have decided to finally try to build a frame. It is going well so far ... in that I have not yet blown our house sky high or sliced my face off. I'm nothing like the kind of fabricator folks...
11-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,204
Posted By freeranger

I'm just a little older, and when something like...

I'm just a little older, and when something like that happens, it's because things just aren't made as well as they used to be. That's my story and I'm sticking to it! (and it might even be true!)
09-24-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,902
Posted By SJX426

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa...

For some, this is no surprise, it is the De Rosa Pro.
it is the right size and color. Close to the right fit. Shifts like a dream, rides as well or better than any other. Stops incredibly well and...
09-02-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,654
Posted By Chuckk

What most bikers that have grown up in the CF era...

What most bikers that have grown up in the CF era see when we show off our beautiful lugged steel:
...
08-31-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By MiloFrance

Ultimate vintage Bianchi accessory?

Went over to a friends house to pick some wire up for a restoration. His hobby and sideline is restoring vintage radios, and without changing the internals, adds a bluetooth panel and modern...
08-19-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,275
Posted By SJX426

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the...

LiamCrickard If your are going to modify the frame set, pick your favorite components or try something new.
I had no history with the 1988 De Rosa acquired end of last year. It is all 10 speed...
08-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,865
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the...

With the bike weighing in at 21.9 lbs with the carbon fork, anything I did was going to add weight. No matter, I was here to get it setup the way that fits me. A Brooks B17 saddle, different seat...
08-03-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 218,709
Posted By Wildwood

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks...

Have been recently experiencing some slow leaks on tubulars mounted a few years ago. The kind of leak that doesn't interrupt a ride, but the next morning a tire is very low or flat. Only the...
07-14-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,836
Posted By Noctilux.95

1-Dura Ace 2- Ultegra...

1-Dura Ace 2- Ultegra 3-105.....................................57- Sram axs, 58- Etap 59- Force
07-08-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,803
Posted By Classtime

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO...

Curt Goodrich. Done. He does it all himself. TOO COOL.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1175x759/img_1226_e247077aa685eb43fe604568ef5aab0d913b1458.jpg...
06-29-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,449
Posted By sdn40

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some...

Can I get you a bottled water ? Maybe some Tic-Tacs ? Definitely need your address to send a Christmas Card and some chocolates.
I just went to a website and bought a constellation in your name - I...
06-10-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,142
Posted By T-Mar

Gee, shouldn't Centurion be assigned the magenta...

Gee, shouldn't Centurion be assigned the magenta coloured bar in the graph? RT's going to be PO'd.:D
06-02-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,898
Posted By dsaul

As I said in the other thread, Loctite 609 is...

As I said in the other thread, Loctite 609 is made for this purpose and I have used it with success on one of my own bikes. ...
05-28-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,625
Posted By woodcraft

I would never do that, but that guy's fork is...

I would never do that, but that guy's fork is already messed up,

so it might not matter much.
04-07-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,300
Posted By jonwvara

I fought the law of averages, and the law of averages won

I have always been pretty conscientious about bringing a spare tube, pump, and a few tools when I go for a ride. But I have started to get lazy, and sometimes don't bother when I'm going on a short...
04-05-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

At this point, it was clear the BB had backed out...

At this point, it was clear the BB had backed out further, I was 10+ miles from my car and decided I better call it quits, tuck my tail between my legs and go home. BTW, a good mechanic never blames...
04-04-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 894
Posted By TenGrainBread

Sheldon Brown's fixed cup removal method

I thought this one would never come out. Lightrace fixed cup installed in the frame for 70 years. And it's French thread. Grabbing the flats in the vise didn't work. The flats would deform slightly...
03-19-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,040
Posted By SurferRosa

Did someone say, '80s bikes? ...

Did someone say, '80s bikes?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7886/32391631097_a98a1d7b53_c.jpg

Did someone say, '80s rock & roll?

https://youtu.be/jwDjU705V70
03-19-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,457
Posted By bark_eater

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-12-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,507
Posted By Wildwood

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say. Open...

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say.
Open your eyes beyond Japanese bikes and there's a world of worthy bikes to possess, quite affordably.

And I don't live in a mansion and do have many...
03-12-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,507
Posted By ascherer

Amen, brother!

Amen, brother!
03-09-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,377
Posted By Jeff Wills

Mango is somewhat larger than that. ...

Mango is somewhat larger than that.

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03-07-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,377
Posted By obrentharris

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt...

This is "Bobby." She visits us regularly to hunt gophers.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-q8snJDb/0/3f532de7/XL/_DSC1994-XL.jpg

Brent
01-28-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,947
Posted By Triplecrank92

LOL...I like it! Brings back a lot of memories...

LOL...I like it! Brings back a lot of memories from the music in college from the '80s. I've always picked up a "manufacturer-branded" jersey to match my bikes. And so, I had started to look for a...
01-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,140
Posted By tomtomtom123

Tubeless seems to me to be like going commando...

Tubeless seems to me to be like going commando without underwear. You'll dirty your pants and get uncomfortable chaffing.
01-08-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,326
Posted By clubman

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my...

....their tendency to breed like rabbits in my basement.
01-07-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,360
Posted By since6

A very little girl…A very small beginning.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/p1080388_fde25b7a1c9aa6ee1e7925b79d898de8fc35ab82.jpg

Sorry, I know, no drive side picture....:rolleyes:

...
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