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12-04-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 414
Posted By nlerner

Rather than convert to a triple, why not convert...

Rather than convert to a triple, why not convert to a compact double, and you likely won’t need to find a longer BB spindle. Lots of options out there in 50/34t or 46/30t configurations. Remove old...
12-04-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 144,850
Posted By Barrettscv

A 1984-ish Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra and a 2017...

A 1984-ish Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra and a 2017 Ridley Helium SLX
...
12-03-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,029
Posted By bulgie

Lemme guess, the Sturmey IGH is because you're...

Lemme guess, the Sturmey IGH is because you're tired of working on freewheels?
:P
12-02-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 542
Posted By AdventureManCO

Friday Find: Peugeot Super Competition

I wasn't looking for another bike. I already don't have room.

That's how it started. I'm betting most of you know where it goes from there...:lol:

I innocently stopped by the local co-op on the...
12-02-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 408
Posted By fabiofarelli

I hear a Jack Smith whisting.

I hear a Jack Smith whisting.
12-02-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 616
Posted By tjfastback66

More of a Condo bike for me... ...

More of a Condo bike for me...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/twenty_2afe81e3712dcc6756042304b4b570ac46a9cdfa.jpg
'71 Raleigh Twenty folding bike
12-02-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 408
Posted By juvela

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​​​​​​https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39dJptQV_Jc


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12-02-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 408
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: non-fixie prospectin'...

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:thumb:

non-fixie prospectin' achieves nuggets! ;)

that Koln example is a very close match to our subject machine

now we know fork blade bracket intended for a two-bolt dynamo...
12-01-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 408
Posted By albrt

Two thing that occur to me on reviewing the...

Two thing that occur to me on reviewing the comments again:

1. I think there is a mark that looks like a U on the front hub.

2. There was (is?) a German punk band called Torpedo Dreigang,...
12-01-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 616
Posted By Soody

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-gi9_OMKs4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-gi9_OMKs4
11-30-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,491
Posted By Drillium Dude

Even if it is a little close, you can fix it -...

Even if it is a little close, you can fix it - nobody here will crucify you for filing that extended bit of fork steerer back :)

However, to ensure 28s will truly fit at the rear, see if they...
11-30-22, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By nlerner

Our papillons approve! ...

Our papillons approve!
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11-30-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By BillRS22

Peugeot PKN-10

I picked up this Peugeot PKN10 at a garage sale for $10. I didn’t even bargain with the lady. It cleaned up nicely and I completely
stripped it to the frame and rebuilt everything. The Peugeot...
11-30-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By juvela

----- yes, you are on the right page ...

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yes, you are on the right page

there should be a housing stop at the forward laterals bridge

cable passes through both bridges

OEM brakes were MAFAC Racer
11-30-22, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Krov9

NOS Le Spirax

This stuff is so rare I just got to share it with you guys.
A bike shop in Finland is selling NOS 40's-50's French "Le Spirax" derailleurs with shifters and cables, as well as matching 3- and 4-cog...
11-29-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By bulgie

Wife Laurie didn't like the decals on her...

Wife Laurie didn't like the decals on her Litespeed, so we took them off (easy, on a Ti frame, just rub with acetone) and repleaced them with these repro decals....
11-29-22, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By gearbasher

People in the UK don't think we speak English.

People in the UK don't think we speak English.
11-29-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By gearbasher

Oh, and let's not forget New Jersey. I'm from NY...

Oh, and let's not forget New Jersey. I'm from NY and Jersey is definitely a foreign land.
11-29-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By darkmoon

From Japan

Yes, from Japan

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11-28-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,015
Posted By Insidious C.

Who has multiple bike collections?

My lunch today came with fortune which seems to hint that I could begin an entirely new bike collection. To add to the intrigue, the back of this fortune has a lottery ticket number sequence,...
11-28-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,962
Posted By Andy_K

As others have noted, it depends on what you're...

As others have noted, it depends on what you're looking for, but almost the entire reason I'm into C&V is because I think C&V frames are a relatively economical way to get the kind of bike I want....
11-28-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,962
Posted By Oldairhead

What does a kidney cost? Well, I believe that the...

What does a kidney cost? Well, I believe that the going rate from a living donor in some parts of the world is around $2500 - $3000 for a kidney, so there is your yardstick. In these days of $10,000+...
11-27-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By cudak888

And the performance out of this prize package? ...

And the performance out of this prize package?

Acceptable, but not earth shattering - and I dare say the pads are helping, as I don't think this would stop at all with a pair of period brake...
11-27-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By cudak888

The Altenburger Synchron Bushing Experiment

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Some time ago, I came across a fascinating 2011 discussion with...
11-27-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By RCMoeur

I rear-ended a city bus once at about 20 mph...

I rear-ended a city bus once at about 20 mph (looked down at the wrong time). But I was riding a Schwinn Varsity, so I was fortunate the bus wasn't damaged so badly that it was undriveable. :) ...
11-27-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Murray Missile

That's what I keep telling my wife! :D

That's what I keep telling my wife! :D
11-27-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By big chainring

I'm finding the Svelto a nice changer. The idler...

I'm finding the Svelto a nice changer. The idler wheels are toothless. Very quiet gear changing and tends to center itself on the cog. Changing to larger sprocket is just as easy as shifting to...
11-27-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 762
Posted By RCMoeur

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are...

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are so hard to push in the non-ratcheting direction that I can see this happening. :)
11-25-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By AdventureManCO

Art.

70mm. 183g. Ti hardware. Art.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x1267/img_7619_a7124c9678ff51e718e16d348d229952ad92d6cf.jpg...
11-25-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By juvela

----- congratulations on a fine build!...

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congratulations on a fine build! :thumb:

absence of fluting on spider arms of chainset mark it as either Gran Sport model or first generation Criterium
...
11-25-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By big chainring

1975 Claud Butler

I purchased this Claud Butler a few weeks ago... Frame, fork, headset. From the serial number I dated it a 1975. This time period the CB brand was made by Holdsworth. Reynolds 531main tubes. Nicely...
11-23-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,370
Posted By Andy_K

Am I in time to be the first one to say that'll...

Am I in time to be the first one to say that'll buff right out?
11-23-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,723
Posted By Robvolz

Merziac asked, “Story, tales, Bueller,...

Merziac asked,
“Story, tales, Bueller, Bueller? https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif”

Jim Merz and his lovely wife Heidi Hopkins’ ex-racer, invited us down to their house in...
11-22-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,723
Posted By darkmoon

As if I were in a bike shop, an old bike shop...

As if I were in a bike shop, an old bike shop liked French style touring bikes, of 1980 in Tokyo!

And Huret Jubilee, TA 3-arm crank set, Mafac center-pull brazed on.
Jubilee, the high polished...
11-22-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,343
Posted By The Golden Boy

Has anyone heard from Skip to see if he's OK? ...

Has anyone heard from Skip to see if he's OK?

It's been quite a while since I've talked to him.
11-22-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,723
Posted By Robvolz

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ab9b7a4b_61ae_4612_a61d_0de056266140_8cda1a3c0557807bb2f5e9ca60df0627014b18dc.jpeg...
11-22-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By SoCaled

I love this group and I have been having fun...

I love this group and I have been having fun watching the reactions, let my clarify my original post:
First off, love the bike, no complaints with what I got, happy as pie. No intent to throw shade...
11-22-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,723
Posted By Biophysics

That's my bike (the blue bike - first picture on...

That's my bike (the blue bike - first picture on this long thread)! I ride it everyday to work and back, and on weekend excursions when time allows. It is an amazing machine. Very reliable and solid...
Replies: 6
Views: 812
Posted By juvela

----- Puch/Steyr/Styria employed seat stay...

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Puch/Steyr/Styria employed seat stay tops such as these on lower models such as one-speeds/three-speeds/juveniles & some utility entries

"usually" when one gets into derailleur geared...
11-21-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By juvela

----- ...these examples appear well "polder...

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...these examples appear well "polder seasoned"...

...what about some images of examples which have come from the canals...:D

sign posted along polderese kanal -

"WARNING - Keel...
11-21-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,230
Posted By Andy_K

Yeah, there's just something about "The ultimate...

Yeah, there's just something about "The ultimate riding experience" immediately followed by "Available at Toys R Us" that is just comedy gold.
11-21-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 617
Posted By RustyJames

Are we related or just equally “lucky”?

Are we related or just equally “lucky”?
11-20-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,230
Posted By Andy_K

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind....

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind. You need a jacket flapping in the wind to cancel out your unfair advantage.

https://youtu.be/jMgYNm4Q6dM
11-20-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,230
Posted By Andy_K

Great ideas, but this one is destined for the...

Great ideas, but this one is destined for the next Clunker 100 Challenge so I won't have the budget for fancy upgrades like pleasant-to-use drivetrains or seatposts that weigh under two pounds.
...
11-20-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,230
Posted By Andy_K

Vincitore! Vincitore! Cena di Pollo!

Just when I think I've got the N+1 thing under control, I'm innocently browsing the Craigslist bike parts section and I come across a couple of vintage frames in my size, both with classic champagne...
11-19-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,233
Posted By RChung

"The Hague" is what it's called in English. In...

"The Hague" is what it's called in English. In the Netherlands, it's "Den Haag." I'd say it's the English who've done the misspelling.
11-18-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,233
Posted By Polaris OBark

The thread should be locked and then deleted...

The thread should be locked and then deleted simply on the basis of how badly The Hague was misspelled.

Edit: see post 23.
11-18-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,233
Posted By Camilo

He rides a steel bike with downtube shifters...

He rides a steel bike with downtube shifters because everything else is just dumb and the result of the influence of Big Bike.
11-18-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,106
Posted By steelbikeguy

Those are some great photos! The shot of Eddy...

Those are some great photos!
The shot of Eddy is not the typical bike race photo, but certainly shows the pain and the unusual situation. Boy.. not even Lance motivated a bystander to punch him! ...
11-18-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,106
Posted By darkmoon

1975, The King Dethroned, Real Summit Finish

1975, it was a surprising year.

I started cycling that year, but didn't know there were surprises.
I would know them some years later.

Tour de France

While Eddy Merckx was climbing Puy de...
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