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Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 611
Posted By DiabloScott

Fun story - FAX machines of course very popular...

Fun story - FAX machines of course very popular late '90s. I used to get a lot of junk mail to refinance or whatever and they'd say "FAX your info to us at (xxx) yad-yada. I had a fax modem in my...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By CliffordK

Glad to hear the package is on the move again. ...

Glad to hear the package is on the move again.

They must have gotten all the coke and hash shipments processed, and gotten to yours.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By CliffordK

They likely have to process all the cocaine and...

They likely have to process all the cocaine and heroine shipments before they get to yours.
07-13-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 617,690
Posted By JohnDThompson

Some new tubulars, now mounted on rims to...

Some new tubulars, now mounted on rims to stretch. These are the widest tubulars I've had since the Clément Campionato del Mondo Setas I had many years ago.
07-13-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Topless68

I took some of the advice you guys provided and...

I took some of the advice you guys provided and swapped out the interrupters for a set of road-style brake levers. I'll admit, i much prefer the feeling of riding on the hoods, and not have to...
07-13-21, 12:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By Mikefule

Forward facing was the standard on non-track...

Forward facing was the standard on non-track bikes for many years. Decades, in fact.

One advantage is you can easily remove the wheel by sliding it forwards with the chain still on the cog(s). ...
07-06-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By 50voltphantom

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07-05-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By Broctoon

TRACKMAN <— Ridden track “for ages,” and states...

TRACKMAN <— Ridden track “for ages,” and states “Not sure of the math pretty sure though there is a significant drop-off for freewheel regarding power transfer above 100 rpm of the crank.”

If...
07-05-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,244
Posted By DiabloScott

Me: Licensed mechanical engineer in HI and CA. ...

Me: Licensed mechanical engineer in HI and CA.
You: Either completely wrong, or leaving out some kind of critical information, or poorly wording the question.

Gear, wheel size, and rpm are the...
07-05-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By Lazyass

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring...

Got the new drivetrain installed today. The ring is almost perfectly round, just one slight tight spot that was hard to detect. A lot better than the ring on the standard cranks. Looks really good.
...
06-22-21, 02:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By Lazyass

Wheels/tires/pressure has more to do with ride...

Wheels/tires/pressure has more to do with ride quality than the frame.

But if you want a butter smooth ride get a Wabi with 27mm Challenge Paris-Roubaix 320 TPI open tubular tires. They actually...
06-09-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,855
Posted By stevel610

And my Classic

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...
06-06-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 841
Posted By IAmSam

'cos folder...

'cos folder...
05-30-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By ceelint

Just finished up this klunker. ...

Just finished up this klunker.

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05-25-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 617,690
Posted By JohnDThompson

Not for my bike, but for the shop. A...

Not for my bike, but for the shop. A French-thread pilot sleeve for the facer tool. Now I have all three major thread specs covered.
05-18-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,219
Posted By jay4usc

I just installed the new chainring today and the...

I just installed the new chainring today and the Blackspire is definitely an upgrade compared to the Andel ring. It’s much rounder and I notice a significant difference on the dead spots on my...
05-12-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By Senrab62

Vintage Carlton

Have had this frame for like 3+ years. Shakedown ride tonight. Finally got it built. Need some adjustments, different pedal/cage combo (had custom straps made) and some bar tape. Plan 15-20 miles on...
04-15-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By j_e_r_e_m_y

I think for most people it's pretty hard to tell...

I think for most people it's pretty hard to tell the difference, but tbh neither is as good as Retrospec.
04-15-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,114
Posted By Lazyass

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first...

Yeah I still have the leather straps. My first road bike I got in '87 was an '84 Peugeot PX10 with the stock tubulars. My uncle was into cycling and he gave me that bike and taught me how to glue and...
03-13-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By bykemike

First ride on my Taylor track frame, set up 48/16...

First ride on my Taylor track frame, set up 48/16 with a White freewheel. Built it up with conventional components to see what this frame is like to ride before I go and sink $$ in wheels and other...
03-07-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By bro

Welp here's my Bridgestone ...

Welp here's my Bridgestone
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03-04-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) Rockin' and rollin' this for 50 years now
I paid $125 for...
02-28-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By abshipp

Last night I got my first ride on this since...

Last night I got my first ride on this since early December 2020. I had forgotten how smooth this one rides, plus the 44x17 gearing is so chill.
...
02-06-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 36,320
Posted By oouellette

My 1986 Madison

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01-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,717
Posted By franswa

Sold it

Not remorseful really but just miss looking at it. I’ll have another singles speed at some point I’m sure.

...
01-02-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By Gsichta

This is a thread-on cog for coaster brake hub....

This is a thread-on cog for coaster brake hub. American coaster brake (and some fixed) hubs used this style on 28” singletube and 26” ballooner bikes from about 1910ish - 1950s. Manufacturers like...
12-27-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By PIFFLE

next iteration...

Updated the Big Block gravel build after couple months on Sacramento's river trails:

Swapped:
SRAM PC-1 chain, 2x Roubaix 700x32 tires, Zipp Service Course 70 XPLR drop bar, Yoshida Champ Best...
12-13-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By Vonruden

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell...

A couple of mine - Retrotec 29er mtb, Rivendell Quickbeam, Chapman cycles 650b Townie, Nagasawa special


...
12-05-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By bro

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the...

Yo I haven't posted in a while. Here's the current whip... It's sparkly. Needs proper outdoor pics...
wheelset, crankset, frame protector, chain and cog/lockring from retrogression
edit - better...
11-23-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,544
Posted By Zeuloa

Here’s mine! -Mineral gray color ...

Here’s mine!

-Mineral gray color

-Velocity A23 wheels (they were out of stock of Wabi wheels)

-Wabi leather tape (Not too happy with this option, too thin and seems low quality, for a bit...
10-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By JJScaliger

Bates flip flop

Here's my semi-period correct 1948 Bates with a flip flop wheelset.

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09-14-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By abshipp

Fall is coming. Time for fenders: ...

Fall is coming.

Time for fenders:

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09-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By rustystrings61

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos...

Last year I flirted with 32 mm tires and a Dos Eno 17/19T freewheel on the alternate side - but the other week I restored my 2002 Mercian Vincitore to the configuration I’ve used the most, 16T and...
09-05-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By guy153

All steel (used in bike frames anyway) has the...

All steel (used in bike frames anyway) has the same material stiffness. Because chromo is stronger you can use thinner tubes and so usually end up with a less stiff frame. You can compensate by going...
08-29-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,555
Posted By TugaDude

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

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08-29-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,555
Posted By TugaDude

I have converted several bikes, none of which I'd...

I have converted several bikes, none of which I'd considered "ghetto-rigged" and the cost in each case was either zero or close to it. I fail to see the problem unless you choose a poor candidate to...
08-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By Senrab62

Ride it with standard components until they wear...

Ride it with standard components until they wear out. Then look into a new complete bike with higher quality frame or to do a build based off of a higher quality frame.

When it comes to hi-ten,...
07-09-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,678
Posted By Scrodzilla

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a...

You're right, aside from one email you sent us a while back about sourcing wheelsets from us to sell on your site (which was kinda weird), I have no idea who you are. However, it was painfully...
07-04-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By P.L.Jensen

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(above) 1970 Peugeot PX-10E...I was 15 years old when I...
06-26-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,508
Posted By Scrodzilla

This usually does the trick: ...

This usually does the trick:

https://www.vartools.com/en/chainring-nut-screwdriver-var-p409.php
05-08-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,516
Posted By TMonk

On my SS bikes, I like: 42/15 or 42/17t road...

On my SS bikes, I like:

42/15 or 42/17t road
51/15t track (outdoor)

Even 48/16 is much higher than I'd want to go on the road. I'm also a 2019 (Ca) state champ in the TTT (team time trial) so...
04-25-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,707
Posted By Scrodzilla

It's amazing how many people do this without...

It's amazing how many people do this without actually thinking about the simple physics of it and end up with ruined bottom brackets and/or crank arms. No spacers on Omniums, ever.

Because the non...
02-06-20, 12:16 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,982
Posted By Velognome

Bought a vintage British frame because it was...

Bought a vintage British frame because it was beautiful. It was Road/Path. Built it up, and got hooked on riding fixed gear, never looked back.
...
01-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,170
Posted By Scrodzilla

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.

Surly cogs are made by Andel. They are the same.
01-19-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,984
Posted By Scrodzilla

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-10-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,858
Posted By wabi_damon

Hey, my goal was to make sure both sides were...

Hey, my goal was to make sure both sides were told. While our accounts were similar, there were things stated by you and interpreted by other others that I felt were mischaracterized. Some of that...
06-25-19, 12:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,858
Posted By wabi_damon

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to...

I work with Wabi and just wanted to respond to this thread and to the OP. There were some things stated or assumed that are mischaracterized.


1. Yes, we sent a frame out without water bottle...
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