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08-21-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,535
Posted By RALEIGH_COMP

50th Anniversary Ritchey Outback

I wanted a new bike, but love that vintage bike esthetic. I wanted something a bit fancier than an:
all city/surly/fairdale/ soma etc...
But I don't think I could afford a full custom steel bike....
02-12-23, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Repack Rider

Fat Tire Flyer is online

From 1980 until 1987 I published the first mountain bike magazine, the Fat Tire Flyer. It was supposed to be a club newsletter, but the club only met one time and the only thing that happened at the...
11-03-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By Chriscraft760

1990 Trek 970 Black with White Splatter

I just bought this one today. 20Ē lugged frame and looks to be original except for consumables.

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10-05-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By Herzlos

each click and creak is the result of some sort...

each click and creak is the result of some sort of friction which will have an impact on performance (albeit minor). So you may find that it is running better in addition to being quieter.
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By elroberto

alrighty i picked up the eldridge grade today and...

alrighty i picked up the eldridge grade today and the lady let me have it for 80. its pretty dirty and missing some of the original components it seems. i'll show pictures when I hit my 10 posts
06-11-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By csport

This computation is only as accurate as the ERD...

This computation is only as accurate as the ERD is. Karl Stoerzinger whose calculator I used has an article on this (https://kstoerz.com/freespoke/tech-threadengagement.php), you can measure your rim...
05-23-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,514
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

Finished! ...

Finished!
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Swapped the Soma Junebug bars for Salsa Cowchips because...
05-12-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,514
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

In progress, my first gravel(ish) build: ...

In progress, my first gravel(ish) build:
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Currently on hold because after 30+...
05-02-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,264
Posted By tdipail

~150 miles in and the bike is performing well for...

~150 miles in and the bike is performing well for me. It's whisper quiet and tight. Kudos to the Microshift Advent derailluer: it is as smooth as butter and hasn't needed any adjustments since the...
04-17-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 386,895
Posted By drasp

Not much Fuji in this thread!!! I submit,...

Not much Fuji in this thread!!!

I submit, for your consideration, my recently acquired ~í91 Mt Fuji LTD. Near TOTL for that vintage. All Deore XT & Ritchey. Put in some serious time yesterday...
03-03-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By retrodude

I'm am the lucky owner of six vintage MTBs which...

I'm am the lucky owner of six vintage MTBs which I'd like to share. The Kilauea is currently getting much better paint and decals from yours truly but like many of us, the stable keeps getting tweaks...
01-02-22, 11:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,864
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MB52...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-MB52ph7/0/62d79f36/XL/IMG_1343-XL.jpg

Brent
11-20-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,989
Posted By Kapusta

I got the shifter fixed, and have about 4 rides...

I got the shifter fixed, and have about 4 rides on the steel fork.

The difference is noticeable. Not sure I can say which I think is “better”

It seems like the CF fork is a little more smooth...
09-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,264
Posted By tdipail

Parts are startng to trickle in! The best...

Parts are startng to trickle in!

The best part arrived first.

https://i.postimg.cc/pdzzm3Rz/IMG-9388.jpg (https://postimg.cc/nsVC5Rsh)

then the Atlas cranks and BB, BB tool, 34t oval...
08-02-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,321
Posted By rydabent

I dont know, I am planning on another 20 years. ...

I dont know, I am planning on another 20 years. I have planned my end, it will be at the age of 102. They will find me on the side of the bike path on my trike, cooling out with a smile on my face.
06-27-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By DorkDisk

I've had this bike in one form or another since...

I've had this bike in one form or another since 93 and never weighed it until a few weeks ago.
...
05-25-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 311,550
Posted By franswa

Matching the frame

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05-21-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 3,862,514
Posted By franswa

Nbd

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...
05-03-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,387
Posted By cb400bill

WalMart wants to sell bikes. Disc brakes, just...

WalMart wants to sell bikes. Disc brakes, just like suspensions, helps WalMart sell those bikes. It really doesn't matter to WalMart whether these items are beneficial or not.
02-26-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,921
Posted By La Brea Bike

We told him to send them back to the sewer they...

We told him to send them back to the sewer they were shipped from.
01-09-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 16,395
Posted By victorm

Few more

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11-16-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,190
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm reminded of something here... ...

I'm reminded of something here...

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3e/Tuskenraider.jpg
10-18-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By brandenjs

Picked up this 1994 Parkpre Team 925 for the wife...

Picked up this 1994 Parkpre Team 925 for the wife as a new trail ride. I didn't know much about them, but they have a pretty cool history. Solid components and that classic 90's MTB look and colors....
10-04-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By veganbikes

Wrong it's actually 10:26am. I heard from Mr....

Wrong it's actually 10:26am. I heard from Mr. Fuji McTrek himself
09-05-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By amillhench

Just got this 88(?) Jamis Dakar Sport up and...

Just got this 88(?) Jamis Dakar Sport up and running. Tange Prestige frame with Tange MTB fork.

Deore drivetrain is sweet, and itís my first u-brake. Plenty of power to skid that rear tire.
...
08-28-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By Korina

Hah! Thanks, but she's much too refined these...

Hah! Thanks, but she's much too refined these days; your great bike is more Zoe's territory.

...
08-22-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By bikemig

Over the past few years, I picked up 2...

Over the past few years, I picked up 2 Rockhoppers, one from the late 80s and the other from the early 90s, for $50 each. I recently rebuilt them both and shipped them out. I sent the late 80s...
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By PatTheSlat

Pretty spectacular guess IMO, given that the...

Pretty spectacular guess IMO, given that the serial format and font and the original color visible on the fork steerer are a perfect match to the 1981 Miyata 1000 I'm working on right now (pic...
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By cb400bill

I "think" that the "one letter followed by 6...

I "think" that the "one letter followed by 6 numbers" format is from Miyata. J416519 could be from 1981.

Just a wild ass guess.
...
07-17-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By casanewt

Just landed this Panasonic ATB! It was definitely...

Just landed this Panasonic ATB! It was definitely worth the 3 hour round trip this evening. It looks like it was barely ridden and stored inside for a long time.
...
06-19-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 3,680,352
Posted By bieterman

Well I finally get to make a post on this thread...

Well I finally get to make a post on this thread after drooling for a few years. Picked up this Peugeot Europe Express today and honestly don't really need to change much at all. It looks 100%...
06-16-20, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By SalsaShark

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few...

While not the OP's bike, this one has a few thousand miles under its belt and is Extra Smooth! Might help satisfy your photo deficiency. I will get around to cutting off the excess steerer...
Replies: 2
Views: 1,696
Posted By zukahn1

Nice 88 bike current rough shape with garbage...

Nice 88 bike current rough shape with garbage bar none machedi rando grip shifts / thumbies no shifter's brakes project bike to me $100 at best. Please just pass pn this bike.
05-04-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,121
Posted By mstateglfr

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal...

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal style are immaterial to riding fast on flat road.
05-01-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Kapusta

If you want stupid fast and smooth, take a look...

If you want stupid fast and smooth, take a look at the Rene Herse Barlow Pass. 38mm. Comes in tan sidewall. Ainít cheap, though. I love mine on pavement and gravel.

...
04-27-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,499
Posted By oddjob2

Market plus factors: Stimulus cash - had a...

Market plus factors:

Stimulus cash - had a 27 y.o. living at home, spend part of his $1200 on a Haro I sold for danbianchi881.
Bike shops have been closed - THAT WOMAN FROM MICHIGAN closes LBS,...
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Tautatis

Bicycles are the new toilet paper in Australia

I thought you would enjoy this piece though not C&V topic. See Guardian's "Bicycles are the new toilet paper" in Australia...
03-27-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By DorkDisk

Been riding the Stumpjumper for my commutes...

Been riding the Stumpjumper for my commutes during the pandemic.

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Forum: Touring
01-08-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,927
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm finally wrapping this up today. Installed...

I'm finally wrapping this up today. Installed the VO Hammered fenders yesterday along with the Shimano SG 46/36/24 front rings (replacing 50/44/28 Biopace). The only thing I'd like to do is put a...
10-19-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By Cyclist3098765

Lotus Pegasus

1988 (?) Lotus Pegasus

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10-19-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By bikemig

I've been on a bit of a vintage mountain bike...

I've been on a bit of a vintage mountain bike kick lately. I recently rebuilt my 1993 Bridgestone MB 1. This weekend I finished up my 1992 Trek 950. I'm really happy with how it came out. I'm digging...
10-17-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By bikemig

I may have posted this before but I just finished...

I may have posted this before but I just finished getting my '93 Bridgestone MB 1 road ready again. The bike is pretty much stock other than the tires, grips, brake pads, and pedals. I really like...
07-31-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,985
Posted By NewCyclist1

No. Iím not sure how to do that. I rode it up...

No. Iím not sure how to do that. I rode it up town and back about 4 miles. Considering returning it and looking for a cheap used bike but Iím really not sure what the best move is.
Replies: 15
Views: 3,047
Posted By TurnerIII

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-30-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,127
Posted By Narhay

Narhay's Bikes

I've had a number of bikes go through my hands in the past few years. I've kept a few but most have found new homes. I figured most of them are C&V so I'd post them here. Some of them are...
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