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11-07-23, 01:18 PM
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Posted By MooneyBloke

A much earlier picture of my guy in the Burley: ...

A much earlier picture of my guy in the Burley:
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11-07-23, 12:19 PM
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Views: 61,111
Posted By Rick_D

That is one handsome boy, if a rather sizeable...

That is one handsome boy, if a rather sizeable lapdog. :-)
11-07-23, 12:08 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By Rick_D

Thank you kindly! Rocco is a German...

Thank you kindly!

Rocco is a German short-haired pointer--here he is practicing his craft (squirrel, probably)....
11-04-23, 06:16 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By Reynolds

Another Ipa pic: ...

Another Ipa pic:

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11-04-23, 03:31 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By wilas

This is Frankie, our French bulldog. We adopted...

This is Frankie, our French bulldog. We adopted him about two months ago. He is funny and cute.
I should say, that I always had bigger breeds (the last our dog was Cane Corso, who unfortunately...
11-04-23, 01:52 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By calamarichris

The rescue said he was half-Havanese (the...

The rescue said he was half-Havanese (the national dog of Cuba), so we named him Fidel. The DNA results came back: zero Havanese.
His crew call him Fiddy, but the ladies call him Fidelicious....
11-03-23, 04:38 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By BTinNYC

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11-02-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,785
Posted By blakcloud

My favourite flat bar bike. Urban Racer...

My favourite flat bar bike. Urban Racer Speedvagen.

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11-02-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By malcala622

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My dogs seem miserable
11-02-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,111
Posted By OldsCOOL

Me and the dawg. Meet Cooper a papered Standard...

Me and the dawg. Meet Cooper a papered Standard Poodle in Partie coloration.


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10-31-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,379
Posted By bironi

There is this tool out there to answer your...

There is this tool out there to answer your gearing/cadence questions.
With my failing memory it comes into use frequently.
I just checked, I thought I was ~68 gi, but was 62.5 gi.
I have a couple...
10-29-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By CAT7RDR

I converted my MTB to a rigid hybrid and run...

I converted my MTB to a rigid hybrid and run Schwalbe Marathons 1.75 and will be going down to Supremes 40 mm width next tire change.
10-29-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By zandoval

Saw a guy over in Austin with a small group....

Saw a guy over in Austin with a small group. Mixed in with all the REI Road Bikes and REI Kits was a Classic Stump Jumper with what appeared to be 700c Road tires. The young guy was wearing cut offs...
10-28-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,319
Posted By nlerner

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/751980-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/751980-thoughts-experience-handsome-cycles-xoxo-x0-1-homage-all-rounder.html
10-21-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,560
Posted By SoCaled

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Forum: Commuting
10-17-23, 04:18 PM
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Views: 968
Posted By msu2001la

This bike needed a few adjustments to work for...

This bike needed a few adjustments to work for me.

The pedals that shipped with it were absolute garbage. I found some cheap aluminum platform pedals online that seem to work great.
Fenders - I...
10-16-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,560
Posted By RustyJames

SoCaled good one. Sweet bike too!!

SoCaled good one. Sweet bike too!!
10-16-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 26,560
Posted By SoCaled

Día De Los Muertos is almost here ...

Día De Los Muertos is almost here
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10-14-23, 03:39 PM
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Views: 300,308
Posted By OldCruiser

Fresh build

Finished putting this one together this morning.
Rode a four mile cruise around the neighborhood after the game .
Smooth riding , no name, light bike ....
10-11-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 300,308
Posted By ofajen

We have a high-quality MUP system with a state...

We have a high-quality MUP system with a state park trail that spans the state and lots of trails in and around town that are rather tame and very well used. I quit road riding thirty years ago when...
10-09-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Very common. On bikes with shifters and brakes,...

Very common. On bikes with shifters and brakes, often the cables will keep the top tube safe from total annihilation from bar impacts.

For those that ride track bikes with no cables, top tube...
10-05-23, 02:17 PM
Replies: 27,849
Views: 4,455,233
Posted By clubman

It's a replacement job. A millwright friend of...

It's a replacement job. A millwright friend of mine did this with a hardtail. It involved removing the old steerer and replacing with a longer one using a hydraulic press. Highly skilled, he was.
10-05-23, 07:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,468
Posted By Sierra

^^^ Nice photography there!

^^^ Nice photography there!
10-05-23, 12:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,468
Posted By Bluetrane2028

I can't say mine is pristine by any stretch, but...

I can't say mine is pristine by any stretch, but it's presentable for its 48 years.

Speaking of, I took the classy lady out on the town tonight. New tires and the handlebar has been replaced but...
10-03-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By non-fixie

Thanks! Well, my friend still has a few months to...

Thanks! Well, my friend still has a few months to lose 20 lbs, it seems. ;)
10-03-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By rjhammett

Back when I was 63 I weighed 193 pounds and I...

Back when I was 63 I weighed 193 pounds and I think I am normal (my wife may disagree though). Six years later I am still 193 pounds. That is probably normal for someone 6'3".
10-03-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 525,847
Posted By 3speedslow

Bad pic but just got and hoses the layers of dust...

Bad pic but just got and hoses the layers of dust off.

1988 General Catalina Cruiser 26” coaster brake model....
10-02-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,120
Posted By Viich

But that IS the intention of planners. They want...

But that IS the intention of planners. They want to undo what was done with uniform zoning all over North America. No one was ALLOWED to put a store in a residential neighbourhood for decades.

I...
10-02-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By non-fixie

The B67 is for upright bikes. For a drop bar bike...

The B67 is for upright bikes. For a drop bar bike I'd be looking at the Conquest.

BTW, what is the normal weight for a 63-year old? Asking for a friend.
10-02-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,120
Posted By cooker

A lot of planning went into the design of Tokyo,...

A lot of planning went into the design of Tokyo, just like any city. However, one thing they did better than many US cities is more flexible, less restrictive zoning. So in fact they permitted the...
10-02-23, 05:41 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,475
Posted By seat_boy

With a flip flop fixed/free rear hub, it's nice...

With a flip flop fixed/free rear hub, it's nice to have a rear brake.

Most people will never build a bike this way. But I'm sad that a frame that caters to bike nerds like me is going away to be...
10-01-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

For the most part, Varsities uses 27 X 1 1/4...

For the most part, Varsities uses 27 X 1 1/4 tires that are 630mm in diameter (there are exceptions, but these models are not normally stumbled upon).

Speedsters on the other hand uses 26 x 1 1/4,...
09-30-23, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By abdon

It is basically what you describe, a road bike...

It is basically what you describe, a road bike with more tire clearance and a bottom bracket not as high as in a dirt bike.
09-30-23, 09:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bergz

Been on a ride on the "REK" today, rides very...

Been on a ride on the "REK" today, rides very well with a comfortable position probably due to the swept back bars and of course the lowered bb!
Sorry, I don't know anything about the weld, I...
09-30-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By abdon

Yeah, and they are called hybrids.

Yeah, and they are called hybrids.
09-30-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By AdventureManCO

I only like the beautifully gorgeous things in...

I only like the beautifully gorgeous things in life!
09-30-23, 07:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By eeuuugh

The finish isn't my cup of tea, but bravo for...

The finish isn't my cup of tea, but bravo for doing something really weird. If you like riding it, that's what matters. This bike could go in the "the horror..." frankenbike thread.
09-30-23, 05:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bergz

So I'm forgiven then? The tube vent hole...

So I'm forgiven then?
The tube vent hole in the "new" bb will be covered with a patch of heavy duty waterproofing tape, good spotting.
09-30-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,882
Posted By Bergz

To be clear, only the bb was lowered, the crank...

To be clear, only the bb was lowered, the crank length remains the same at 175mm. I did substitute a lower Q crankset from the Shimano LX with it's splayed out arms.
09-29-23, 11:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By Metieval

It is powdercoated with Prismatic powder. Tougher...

It is powdercoated with Prismatic powder. Tougher than tough.
I had on 700x38 pasela protite. I had also ran 700x40 x'plor MSO. I remember the rear being full but the front having more clearance....
09-29-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,357
Posted By badger1

I could and did -- in a way -- but I can't really...

I could and did -- in a way -- but I can't really see the point. To me, it's just 'my bike.'
09-27-23, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 525,847
Posted By oldiron

'85 Nishiki Pacific Coaster Brake model All...

'85 Nishiki Pacific Coaster Brake model

All original except for the rear hub which I upgraded to a Bendix RB2 when the spoke flanges broke loose of the hub body on the original Shimano clone hub....
09-27-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 300,308
Posted By Swampthing

Riding Chrome today.

I have two rear wheels for this. One is fixed gear, but
today I channeled my inner 12 year old and used the coaster brake.
It was actually kind of fun once I got kind of accustomed accustomed to...
09-24-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 2,855,391
Posted By Hank McMauser

Here's my new to me Schwinn DSB , got about $50...

Here's my new to me Schwinn DSB , got about $50 to $60 into it now, replaced rotors,pads,handlebar,stem, and stem cap. The seat was scavenged off an old Huffy , and believe it or not it's rather...
09-23-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,639
Posted By Troul

good ole kid honesty. lol

good ole kid honesty. lol
09-23-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,639
Posted By RChung

A few years ago I got some new cycling shorts and...

A few years ago I got some new cycling shorts and I asked my kid, "do these shorts make my butt look fat?"
"No, dad, it's your butt that makes your butt look fat."
She was 9 years old at the time....
09-23-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,433
Posted By ofajen

I have a friend who is very tall (at least 6’...

I have a friend who is very tall (at least 6’ 10”) and he used to run and walk regularly but he has long had back problems and eventually neither running nor biking worked well for him.

Now he...
09-23-23, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 732
Posted By merziac

Way before EF, yes, "fixed" track racing tandem,...

Way before EF, yes, "fixed" track racing tandem, Team Paramount, think Olympics. ;)
09-23-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,433
Posted By tomato coupe

I heard Rene Herse is going to start building...

I heard Rene Herse is going to start building those.
09-22-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By RCMoeur

The Spirt should have more than enough lateral...

The Spirt should have more than enough lateral range. The cage seems designed (as most of them were back then) to throw about a 52-40 double. Back in the day, I used Spirts and SLs for half-step plus...
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