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02-21-24, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 873
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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02-02-24, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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01-05-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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Replies: 31
Views: 1,345
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

About $2 a pound. Cheaper than hamburger meat!

About $2 a pound. Cheaper than hamburger meat!
12-25-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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12-19-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6,454
Views: 750,227
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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12-18-23, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

An old spoke could be cut and bent into a pin...

An old spoke could be cut and bent into a pin spanner that would work fine with a plastic dust cap.
12-04-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,162
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Custom step-down ferrule made from a barrel...

Custom step-down ferrule made from a barrel adjuster liberated off a bonked-up old derailleur. Shortened the smaller threaded end to fit the stop and filed-down the threads and barrel ridges smooth....
11-22-23, 06:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,357
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Should have gone straight to Sheldon. ...

Should have gone straight to Sheldon.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/alenax.html
11-18-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,357
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That's actually a piece from a vintage French...

That's actually a piece from a vintage French colonoscopy scope, known as the alésoir de cul
11-17-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,295
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

links are nice

links are nice
11-16-23, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,602
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

That shipping cost from Canada is a killer. I...

That shipping cost from Canada is a killer. I think two sets cost me around $35, all-in, about 5 years ago.

Soma and Merry Sales also sell these for the same price, but out of stock currently.
...
11-16-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,074,832
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Looks like the same size as mine. ...

Looks like the same size as mine.

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Size specs from the 1997 technical manual...
11-13-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Known cycling guy ...

Known cycling guy

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11-08-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,312
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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11-07-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,137
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I've got that tool, but usually use a monkey...

I've got that tool, but usually use a monkey wrench instead. Smooth jaws only.


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11-04-23, 08:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,602
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Looking at this again, I have the following: ...

Looking at this again, I have the following:

In all images, the center portions of the mounts appears to have been sanded down, hence the shininess compared to the more slender part the bolt goes...
11-03-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,602
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There's cockeyed and there's cockeyed. Bolt...

There's cockeyed and there's cockeyed.

Bolt an old centerpull onto it and see if it fits and the calipers move freely.
10-30-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,258
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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10-16-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Pletscher made a bracket that would allow their...

Pletscher made a bracket that would allow their rat trap rack to be attached to the brake bolt, instead of the stays. I've never seen one in the wild, but there are probably a few on FleaBay.
...
10-16-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,922
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Ropes/string work fine. That was my stand for...

Ropes/string work fine. That was my stand for years. My Park stand hangs out in the secret underground laboratory, but I use loops of string for quickie adjustments in the garage.
10-15-23, 10:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,922
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Had a Park PCS1 for many years, a bit wobbly and...

Had a Park PCS1 for many years, a bit wobbly and no height adjustment. It also had the earlier Park clamp, which was a heavy spring clamp that always made me nervous on the tubes.
...
10-05-23, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

THE monster of the midway ...

THE monster of the midway

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09-24-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Cheaper on the vendor's own website; also a...

Cheaper on the vendor's own website; also a single decal purchase option.

https://www.porkchopbmx.com/dia-compe-610-750-center-pull-brake-caliper-decals.html
...
09-22-23, 08:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,959
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

So these should be called 'Shimano Death Cranks',...

So these should be called 'Shimano Death Cranks', right?
09-21-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,496
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Should be on the back side of the body, next to...

Should be on the back side of the body, next to the screws. Might not be immediately apparent to some.
...
09-20-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10,528
Views: 1,529,267
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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09-18-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,470
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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09-15-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I just saw The French Connection again yesterday....

I just saw The French Connection again yesterday. Hackman, at 93, is reportedly a daily cyclist.
...
Forum: Touring
09-11-23, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 995
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Bianchi Volpe Bob Jackson World Tour ...

Bianchi Volpe
Bob Jackson World Tour
Bridgestone RB-T
Bridgestone T700
Bridgestone T500
Centurion Pro Tour 15
Centurion Pro Tour
Centurion Elite GT
Co-Motion Americano
Fuji Touring Series V
09-04-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,235
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

In the past, I've used a button head bolt, with...

In the past, I've used a button head bolt, with the head on the inside of the dropout.
...
09-03-23, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,728
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Someone gave me the Zinn road bike manual one...

Someone gave me the Zinn road bike manual one Christmas. The first thing I did was to cut off the spine, 3 hole punch it and put it in a 3 ring binder (so it would lay flat while being used).

If I...
08-30-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,551
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

If the bike isn't yours, it's not yours to take....

If the bike isn't yours, it's not yours to take. Doing so would make you a thief.

If the cops have an actual process to remove and safeguard the bike, that is actually the correct thing to do. Why...
08-26-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Bob Barker and friend ...

Bob Barker and friend

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07-30-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

So I imagine it really chews up the road.

So I imagine it really chews up the road.
07-10-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 82,639
Views: 13,917,009
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Suntour Downtube Cable Stop Center Mount...

Suntour Downtube Cable Stop Center Mount...
06-18-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

A sharp dressed man and his wife on their bikes...

A sharp dressed man and his wife on their bikes in Vegas.
...
05-22-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,613
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Re: Chain whips If you use clamps to tighten...

Re: Chain whips

If you use clamps to tighten one down on a bench, you can devote all your attention to the whip doing the loosening.
...
05-18-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,459
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Wrap in cloth bar tape and shellac the crap out...

Wrap in cloth bar tape and shellac the crap out of it.
04-16-23, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I had this issue with my Trek 760, which has...

I had this issue with my Trek 760, which has fastback seat stays, so they're narrower. I wanted to replace the original 7 speed Suntour freewheel with one that went up to 28 teeth.

First, I tried...
04-04-23, 08:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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04-03-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 797
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

As long as everything is tight, I wouldn't be too...

As long as everything is tight, I wouldn't be too concerned about doubling up the attachments. On my LHT, the dropout attachment is doubled up with the rack and the fender stays without issue. I see...
04-03-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,116
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There's always the vintage Reg cable clips....

There's always the vintage Reg cable clips. Plenty on fleaBay

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04-01-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,671
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Replacing steel quick release skewers with...

Replacing steel quick release skewers with aluminum is a terrible idea that will lead to massive corrosion effects.

I ruined this fine steed doing just that.
...
03-30-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I get free shipping in my cart for an order for...

I get free shipping in my cart for an order for that item.

https://www.zefal.com/en/spare-parts/253-hpx-protection.html...
03-21-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,584
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Pen looks bent

Pen looks bent
03-20-23, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,898
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

In a related issue, is this a real Campy washer...

In a related issue, is this a real Campy washer or a knock off?
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03-13-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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03-12-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Another picture of Howard Hughes, this time on a...

Another picture of Howard Hughes, this time on a non-electric bike, with Ida Lupino,...
03-12-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,323
Views: 546,946
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Orson Welles hanging out with GIno Bartali and...

Orson Welles hanging out with GIno Bartali and his team at the 1950 Tour de France. Welles inaugurated the first stage of the race.

https://cycling-passion.com/yellow-rosebud/
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