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Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 377
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Grumpy Old Man in training

I woke up this morning as a grumpy old man. My cat hissed at me and I threw the dogs outside. I made a gallon of coffee and put Led Zeppelin 4 on the record player. I glanced at the major new network...
05-16-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By CFLBIKE

In my experience Shimano flat bar road shifters...

In my experience Shimano flat bar road shifters have the trim position you are looking for. Was able to get a set of 3 X 8 MTB shifters to work with road bike derailleurs but the intended flat bar...
05-14-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By NOLA Sekai 4K

Vintage Trek? $50?

DEAL OF THE DAY?
This posted in Peoria, IL about 8 hours ago. If I was nearby, I'd snap this up in a heartbeat.
...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By BTinNYC

Rolling Stones Live 1977

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05-14-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 506
Posted By gobicycling

My wife, Nora, approaching her 85th birthday.

Nora, in her 85th year, riding the neighborhood with human power.
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05-12-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By sd5782

Concerning the rd, it’s loosens for removal from...

Concerning the rd, it’s loosens for removal from the back I have read here. I’ve not messed with one I have but noted that advice.
05-08-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 808
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy's 1985 Trek Re-Rebuild!!!

Ladies and gentlemen; I think this is the second major rebuild of this bike since I got it around 10 years ago. This is the bike I've put the most miles on, the bike my wife jokingly refers to as...
05-07-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 26,129
Views: 3,645,859
Posted By SirMike1983

Only one good day this past week (Thursday). It...

Only one good day this past week (Thursday). It has been a cold, rainy spring here so far. I took advantage of the one nice day last week to ride this very nice 1964 Schwinn Traveler three speed.
...
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By randyjawa

Price is too high, in my opinion. I might go to...

Price is too high, in my opinion. I might go to $150 on a good day if the test ride proved to be to my liking.
05-03-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,873
Posted By ThermionicScott

Ed Braley's 650Blog has disappeared, but it lives...

Ed Braley's 650Blog has disappeared, but it lives on in the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20210411014032/http://www.bikeman.com/bikeman-blogs/650blog/1771-650b-conversion-guidlines
05-01-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,119
Views: 444,210
Posted By big chainring

I have a friend that has a huge collection of...

I have a friend that has a huge collection of bikes. He likes original condition, original parts, no mods kind of bikes. I sent the link for this bike to him. I said it looked like it just beeded a...
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By bikemike73

It's a $ 100.00 bike as is Maybe $ 125.00...

It's a $ 100.00 bike as is

Maybe $ 125.00 depending on location
04-20-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By merziac

Very, very grimy = preserved, think cosmoline,...

Very, very grimy = preserved, think cosmoline, frame saver, etc. ;)
04-19-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,588
Posted By indyfabz

BITD I rode across the country unsupported with...

BITD I rode across the country unsupported with 12 other people. One participant turned 77 during the trip. He had been a member of the RCAF and had spent two years in a Nazi prison camp. When the...
Forum: Foo
04-13-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 916
Posted By Polaris OBark

There is one "sound" reason that vinyl can sound...

There is one "sound" reason that vinyl can sound better: mastering. A lot of pop music is digitally mastered as highly compressed, completely artificially, to make it loud. The loud parts are...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 916
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, ...

I think Bob Ross has said it all in a nutshell, and he is 100% correct.

The crazy unbelievable thing is that despite the science and detailed explanations on the severe limitations of records...
Forum: Foo
04-12-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 916
Posted By Trakhak

Wandering around a record swap meet, I asked a...

Wandering around a record swap meet, I asked a woman manning a booth her views on vinyl versus digital.

Death stare.

Her stance, once she, sighing, deigned to attempt to educate the unwashed:...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 35,881
Posted By noglider

gaucho777, what do you teach? My lifelong dream...

gaucho777, what do you teach? My lifelong dream to become a teacher will be fulfilled in September. I'll be a special needs teacher in middle or high school.
Forum: Commuting
04-08-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,414
Posted By chaadster

I’m a fender-lovin’ man. ...

I’m a fender-lovin’ man.


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04-07-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,159
Posted By Andy_K

Putting the Parts Before the Horse

Do you ever have times when you get so excited about a build that you start gathering parts before you even have the frame? I don't mean just looking through your parts bin and putting things aside....
04-06-22, 04:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,313
Posted By styggno1

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Colnago lost me when they started with these straight forks. I...
04-01-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 751
Posted By trailangel

Nice Try...

Nice Try...
03-31-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 488
Posted By bikemig

The AT is a nicer crank for what it's worth.

The AT is a nicer crank for what it's worth.
03-30-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Andy_K

You're building a French bike and you want to...

You're building a French bike and you want to make things more complicated? Clearly, you're the kind of cyclist who enjoys suffering.

Maybe look into Sachs New Success?
03-29-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By Maohaus

Awesome bike. I have been searching for a blue...

Awesome bike. I have been searching for a blue 70's Fuji finest for years with no luck. Congratulations on a great find and build!
03-28-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By '02 nrs

$100. schwinn leTour

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03-28-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 506
Posted By AJI125

1972 Fuji The Finest

My version of a build thread. I'm not too verbose, and I don't take a ton of pictures. Some of the events were chronicled in other threads, links within the text. Here's how it sits today:...
03-19-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By WGB

Posted 2hrs ago ...

Posted 2hrs ago

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1014106049514528

​​​​​​Vintage 1986 Panasonic DX4000 Road Bike
$100
Listed 2 hours ago in Lake in the Hills, IL...
03-18-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26,129
Views: 3,645,859
Posted By SirMike1983

Getting this 1964 Schwinn Traveler project ready...

Getting this 1964 Schwinn Traveler project ready for spring. It has been sitting more or less ready for final adjustment and testing for about two months now. Looking forward to warm weather and no...
03-17-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By sd5782

72 Fuji Newest, perhaps gaudy update

I posted earlier on this well used 72 Fuji Newest that I purchased last year. It looked to have spent its last decades as a commuter.
...
03-16-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By FBOATSB

That Regina appeals to me and my bad knees.

That Regina appeals to me and my bad knees.
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By morri869

1976 Trek

This Trek was brazed in December of 1976 based on the serial number (referencing the vintage Trek we site). The color is absolutely stunning. It has to be my favorite color of the early Trek years. ...
03-15-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By thumpism

$75 PX-10 in CT. ...

$75 PX-10 in CT.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/648538266424540
...
03-14-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By DMC707

Raleigh Competition - 1975

Everything is in really nice shape on this rig -- still wears the OG tubulars

The Huret Jubilee derailleur on this one is a long cage -- bike is nice

$750 plus shippiing - probably $75 through...
03-14-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By vintagesteel82

dx4000

mint panasonic dx4000
Panasonic DX4000 Lightweight Road Bike Shimano 105 56cm! - bicycles... (craigslist.org)...
03-14-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,370
Posted By Dfrost

Another BB adjustment tip: A properly adjusted BB...

Another BB adjustment tip: A properly adjusted BB with good cups, etc. will feel “viscous” but not “notchy” when turning just the spindle. Add the momentum of crank arms and pedals and it will spin...
03-14-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 26,129
Views: 3,645,859
Posted By 52telecaster

Anyway to date one of these? Austrian aw...

Anyway to date one of these? Austrian aw knockoff... Very high quality....
03-14-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By WGB

Posted 19hrs ago ...

Posted 19hrs ago

​​​​​​https://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/d/olympia-peugeot-px10/7457814985.html

​​​​​​Peugeot PX10 - $100 (Eastside Oly)1980s vintage PX10 has Reynolds 531 frame tubes,...
03-13-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By T-Mar

I used to have set of these hubs many decades...

I used to have set of these hubs many decades ago, on a Norco. I don't know the bearing designation/size, as I never had to service the bearings. However, I find it hard to believe that SunTour...
03-13-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 687
Posted By cyccommute

Nope cones donít spin either. Thank you for...

Nope cones donít spin either. Thank you for pointing that out.
03-10-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By deux jambes

Box of tools: Park, Hozan, Shimano, Suntour, misc.

One box of tools. Some a little worn. Some near new. All in good service.

Not pictured, but to be included, is one near full 4 oz pretty blue bottle of Phil's Tenacious Oil.

Parkē PW-5 pedal...
03-08-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,129
Views: 3,645,859
Posted By bikamper

The newest/oldest member of the 3 speed fleet. ...

The newest/oldest member of the 3 speed fleet.
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The badge says Huffy but the frame says Raleigh Sports. It has a weldment for a chain...
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By Mr. 66

PB Blaster is your friend, that looks pretty...

PB Blaster is your friend, that looks pretty clean for the post to rusted. Try some heat at the same time, you can get things hot to the touch with out damaging the paint.
03-06-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By curbtender

Pinarello headbadge?

Pinarello headbadge?
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By CliffordK

Deep Flutes in the seatpost may provide a good...

Deep Flutes in the seatpost may provide a good channel for lube deep into the seattube. Just fill the flutes to the top, wait, replace, wait, etc.

Make sure the clamp is loose, and leave the seat...
03-06-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By WGB

Posted 14hrs ago Posted more for nostalgia as...

Posted 14hrs ago
Posted more for nostalgia as we keep seeing newer Santana touring bikes for the same money
...
03-06-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 69,058
Views: 11,161,167
Posted By RustyJames

If I learn anything from this thread itís that if...

If I learn anything from this thread itís that if I am looking for a specific bike, get in touch with Clang or JulesCW and they will flood my inbox. Keep up the good work feeding the addiction!
03-06-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By tkamd73

Newbaum’s Tim

Newbaum’s
Tim
03-05-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By sloar

I want to thank everyone for the kind words and...

I want to thank everyone for the kind words and also for not buying this. I was putting the new tires on and my wife came out to the shop and told me not to sell it if I really didnít want to. So...
03-01-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By due ruote

Itís a sad day indeed if this wheelset isnít...

Itís a sad day indeed if this wheelset isnít worth $40 to someone! GLWS!
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