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12-05-22, 08:42 PM
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Posted By tkamd73

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12-05-22, 08:19 PM
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Views: 2,482
Posted By tkamd73

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12-05-22, 02:37 PM
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Views: 279
Posted By cb400bill

Go for it. They are real and they're spectacular.

Go for it. They are real and they're spectacular.
12-02-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By Writenride

I think we’re not alone in saying how important...

I think we’re not alone in saying how important of a resource Skip’s page has been for us. I’ve ID’d dozens of Treks over the years using his website. If anything, we’ll be around to help you get...
12-01-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By VintageTrek

letís pray he is ok but even his business site is...

letís pray he is ok but even his business site is down. I even tried reaching out to his immediate family but no bueno. Iím excited that Trek reached out. It appears they are proud of their legacy...
12-01-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By stardognine

Thanks for your efforts in straightening things...

Thanks for your efforts in straightening things out. 👍 And especially, thanks for acknowledging Skip's previous work. A lot of folks these days might not even bother with that. 😒

Has anyone heard...
12-01-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By VintageTrek

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much...

hi this Mark, I have been in this forum much longer under a different name. I run Vintage Trek Bicycles on Facebook with about 4500 members since 2009. My goal is to initially get my domain up and...
12-01-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 600
Posted By VintageTrek

Vintage Trek website

Trek reached out to me and offered any assistance I need to get a vintage trek website back up. Thanks for any support and shortly check out vintagetrekbicycles.com
12-01-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 583
Posted By easyupbug

I have used this family for many years now with...

I have used this family for many years now with great results, last fork was $60 + shipping, https://stlplating.com.
St. Louis Plating
2918 Franklin Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63106
12-01-22, 06:19 AM
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Views: 583
Posted By kunsunoke

Two other options you might consider: ...

Two other options you might consider:

https://www.ogdenchrome.com/services

https://www.frankfordplatinginc.com/

The preparation process is going to be the determining factor in how the part...
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.
11-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 727
Posted By bwilli88

I have used a Shimano 105 5500 GS thru a 5700 GS...

I have used a Shimano 105 5500 GS thru a 5700 GS for both 9 speed and 10 speed....
11-27-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,343
Posted By leftthread

I have downloaded a number of pdf files from...

I have downloaded a number of pdf files from vintage-trek over the years and can make those available for someone who wants to recreate as much of the site as possible.
As I'm sure many here have,...
11-21-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By polymorphself

PSA: Big sale on bike bags at Swift Industries and Acorn

Swift: https://builtbyswift.com/product-category/sale/holiday-sale/

Acorn: https://www.acornbags.com/

I've got the large Acorn saddlebag and their mini rando bag. Also have the Swift Jr Ranger...
11-20-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By hazetguy

From a 1991 Suntour Product Line catalog. Note...

From a 1991 Suntour Product Line catalog.
Note that it is mentioned that the 1991 crank has been "revised" and the pic for 1991 shows the same markings as on your crank arm.
There appear to be a...
11-20-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By hazetguy

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components...

From a Suntour '90 Model Bicycle Components Features & Specifications catalog:

...
11-20-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,234
Posted By Smokinapankake

So, as I mentioned, I found some bullmoose of my...

So, as I mentioned, I found some bullmoose of my own. The only candidate bikes I had to put them on were my 91 Wicked Fat Chance, and my 89 Panasonic MC4500. Neither bike came with a bullmoose bar...
11-19-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,234
Posted By madpogue

Thread needs a chrome Ross: ...

Thread needs a chrome Ross:
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("As bought" shot - I've since replaced the...
11-18-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By USAZorro

You certainly are fixated. Just because some...

You certainly are fixated.

Just because some people used bicycles marketed as "sport/touring" as budget entry-level racing bikes, it doesn't mean that is the definitive criterium. It is primarily...
11-18-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By bark_eater

Small bit of irony. While examples of this...

Small bit of irony. While examples of this nebulous "class" of bikes seem to be uncommon, I have 3 reasonable examples in my bike pile.

A beat up British Roy Thame, an even more beat up British...
11-15-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By bark_eater

From the 1985 Miyata catalog: 610 Miyata...

From the 1985 Miyata catalog:

610 Miyata combines both touring and sports bicycle characteristics in the 610. The frame is designed for long distance riding while the steering is quicker, the ride...
11-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 639
Posted By mikemowbz

Gilles Berthoud - filled-brazed fast randonneuse

While I don't think this bike is terribly old - I'd guess 1990s or turn of the millennium? - it certainly has a 'classic' vibe.

I haven't been posting here in C&V much for a while, but thought...
11-15-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By cyccommute

You are right. I split the value in 2 and the...

You are right. I split the value in 2 and the split it again. That said, 4mm is a bit over 1/8Ē which isnít much.
11-15-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By theblackbullet

I know it's not a canti bike, but the Klein...

I know it's not a canti bike, but the Klein Performance seemed to be one of these odd birds in the middle. Around 20lbs or less. 74* seat tube, 72.5* head tube, and 457mm chainstays. I'd use one for...
11-15-22, 12:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,269
Posted By Duke7777

French bikes with lightweight frames and...

French bikes with lightweight frames and cantilevers were not uncommon back in the 40s and 50s. These 650B frames are made from butted Vitus, and are about the same weight as butted 531 or SL.
...
11-14-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,539
Posted By SurferRosa

Vitriol. It's a hair gel and a bicycle lube! ...

Vitriol. It's a hair gel and a bicycle lube!

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11-14-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Jim, my foggy senior memory must be slipping. I...

Jim, my foggy senior memory must be slipping. I was remembering the UO8 from another ride. I did dig through pictures and remember this one from that first ride we took?...
11-14-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By SJX426

jimmuller - I envy you keeping your UO-8. I...

jimmuller - I envy you keeping your UO-8. I purchased mine in about 1968 and sold it in 1972. Rode the bearings off it. At the time, I didn't know I could have repaired it. Young and ignorant at the...
11-13-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By jimmuller

Clean-up to a milestone

Or maybe that should be clean-up to a kilometerstone. I spent part of the afternoon organizing my tools which were scattered across the chaotic wilderness of my garage, basement, several toolboxes...
11-13-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 819
Posted By Bad Lag

I tried to actually BUY one (a Guv'nor). I...

I tried to actually BUY one (a Guv'nor).

I spent weeks emailing and inquiring about price and delivery, all to no avail.

I never got a single response from any of the shops or distributors I...
11-10-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 705
Posted By 52telecaster

People hoard bikes?

People hoard bikes?
11-09-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,055
Posted By Robvolz

Thanks, I own that toaster. I think toasters...

Thanks,

I own that toaster. I think toasters are fascinating.
11-09-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,055
Posted By Robvolz

In college I used a temp work agency. They would...

In college I used a temp work agency. They would send me on the oddest jobs, often for a week only.

It opened up my eyes to how things are made and what it cost. I tried my hand at a machine shop...
11-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,055
Posted By gugie

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics...

I suggest that if one doesn't like the aesthetics of a product, don't purchase it. No need to tell everybody about it.

As for fenders, you lucky souls that ride your bike in areas that are dry...
11-08-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Alleytom

What is frightening is at most I was only going...

What is frightening is at most I was only going about 15mph, I do not remember the last 30 seconds of my ride before I went down, and about 5 minutes after, I woke up with the paramedics attending to...
11-08-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,489
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51428326138_a3...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51428326138_a304d34d3d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mmxBCf)Rola 34 (https://flic.kr/p/2mmxBCf) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on Flickr
...
11-08-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,489
Posted By mgopack42

Here is my favorite saddle (seat). Sorry for the...

Here is my favorite saddle (seat). Sorry for the crappy pic, but it is what I had laying around. Infinity seat, most comfy thing ever!...
11-07-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By cudak888

And just to make this clear for anyone reading:...

And just to make this clear for anyone reading: Just because you may be wearing a helmet isn't a guarantee of a a future concussion nor prevention of a concussion in the first place.

Cycling...
11-06-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By canklecat

Best to be cautious. Between amateur boxing (and...

Best to be cautious. Between amateur boxing (and know some pro boxers and former world champs), cycling (crashed a few times), and health care, seeing patients and family with concussions... it's a...
11-06-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,760
Posted By Hondo6

According to this article (if accurate), Klein...

According to this article (if accurate), Klein was a consultant for Trek until 2012.

https://www.chronline.com/stories/the-cult-of-klein,81432

Not sure what he did after that, or what he did...
11-04-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,377
Posted By leftthread

John, thanks for the description of process at...

John, thanks for the description of process at Trek.
11-04-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,377
Posted By JohnDThompson

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek....

That's what we used on the assembly line at Trek. A 5 gallon drum with a lever pump. Put bottom bracket and headset bearings on steel rods, cover with a steel tube, screw on end caps, attach pump to...
11-03-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,069
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Not white was a pleasant surprise. Very cool!

Not white was a pleasant surprise. Very cool!
11-01-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Ran into the same problem this week. Used ice,...

Ran into the same problem this week. Used ice, used heat, broke a wrench. Realized that because of the shape of my wrench, I just couldn’t get good leverage. Took it to the LBS. They got out their...
11-01-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 402
Posted By madpogue

First -- in case you don't already know -- the...

First -- in case you don't already know -- the non-drive-side pedal is REVERSE threaded.

To the above -- I would recommend the heavy-duty Park pedal wrench (sorry, I forget the exact tool #). You...
11-01-22, 01:38 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,934
Posted By iab

Dinosaurs are the last to see it coming.

Dinosaurs are the last to see it coming.
10-31-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,934
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Ben, The market for pre-1900 autos is...

Well Ben,
The market for pre-1900 autos is extremely tight. And the races are getting fewer and fewer as folks don't want to tear up vehicles which are hard to replace, and parts are no longer...
10-29-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 39,770
Posted By northbend

Summer/Fall roads 2022 McKenzie Pass Highway,...

Summer/Fall roads 2022
McKenzie Pass Highway, Oregon
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52163455409_2cb4a07282_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ntvkWR)Monday Repeat 3 (https://flic.kr/p/2ntvkWR) by...
10-27-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,885
Posted By ehcoplex

Wow, those are nice! Sorta modernized Berthets. I...

Wow, those are nice! Sorta modernized Berthets. I think MKS offer a similar kind of cage...
10-26-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 920
Posted By Chriscraft760

1991 Trek 950 POLICE

Iíve been looking for a vintage lugged Trek 950 or 970 to turn into a commuter bike. I just picked up this 950 POLICE bike in fair condition. This will be my winter project.

Itís comes with Deore...
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