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Posted By zukahn1

Rough tublar diisc wheel for screw type freewheel...

Rough tublar diisc wheel for screw type freewheel not much I would say it's worth about what you paid for it. Isn't really something that could be road and just isn't nice enough to be a wallhanger.
06-18-22, 02:00 PM
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Posted By thinktubes

$5 yard sale find ...

$5 yard sale find

https://live.staticflickr.com/3395/3515036177_5fb56f92d2_h.jpg


$70 garage sale

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06-17-22, 02:31 PM
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Posted By DMC707

John Tomacs old bikes had discs, so did Deadly...

John Tomacs old bikes had discs, so did Deadly Nedly's

https://i.imgur.com/QiHJwGq.jpg

Several of my track bikes have disc wheels

https://i.imgur.com/lCngyLP.jpg

One of my old track...
06-13-22, 05:29 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- appears it may be a 1920's era child's...

-----

appears it may be a 1920's era child's "sidewalk" machine

possible that all moving parts turn on bushings rather than bearings with such a cycle

the no longer present rubber may have...
06-12-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By T-Mar

That's the symbol used on Chimo bicycles, a...

That's the symbol used on Chimo bicycles, a private label brand owned and distributed by Interex Industries Ltd., a Vancouver B.C. based sporting goods distributor founded in 1969. I believe it's...
06-12-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,595
Posted By Classtime

I just put a shorter stem on my daughter’s 710...

I just put a shorter stem on my daughter’s 710 and thought of this thread. It now has the 32mm GK that I used at Nova Eroica. She’ll ride some with her Triathlete Fiancé when they come out next month...
06-11-22, 10:25 AM
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Posted By veganbikes

Sure maybe but post something with them or just...

Sure maybe but post something with them or just make one thread for all of them. Give someone something to talk about not just pictures. Why are these bikes interesting to you and what are your...
06-10-22, 01:24 PM
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Posted By LarrySellerz

Nice find, I rescued a bike once with the...

Nice find, I rescued a bike once with the craziest clown seat, was very soft with a bunch of duct tape. Coworker commented that it looks like a crackhead made it
06-10-22, 10:39 AM
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Posted By curbtender

Reminds me of my working days. I pull up to a...

Reminds me of my working days. I pull up to a hamburger joint to dump their trash and an overnight cleaning employee was getting fired for dismantling the milkshake machine.
06-10-22, 10:10 AM
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Posted By PDKL45

I think it's a pic of a tweaker nest, the...

I think it's a pic of a tweaker nest, the "stupid" frame that is. Dismantling bikes and buggering about with parts keeps the hands moving while on meth, hence a bunch of stolen bikes being reduced to...
06-10-22, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Chuck M

Sadly I think there will be a rise in the theft...

Sadly I think there will be a rise in the theft of Walmart and other lower tier bikes not just from kids. But from people fighting rising gas prices buying them to just possibly be able to get to...
05-26-22, 10:25 PM
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Views: 264
Posted By merziac

Tall FUSO

This had been in the works for quite awhile, finally got it to me after dragging my feet for too long.

I've seen it stated that Dave didn't make many tall ones but I don't know, I have another...
05-26-22, 07:25 PM
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Posted By motogeek

Generally, throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s...

Generally, throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s Murrays were known as Department Store Specials because they were sold by K-mart, Sears, Pennys and the like. They were made cheaply in order to be sold for...
05-24-22, 10:51 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks! ...

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks!

Mine's only single speed, although in its defense, it has its brake cables routed correctly. ;)
...
05-24-22, 10:14 AM
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Posted By juvela

----- it is a model a few inches long ...

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it is a model a few inches long

something to put on a shelf to look at

others may be able to speak to its monetary value


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05-22-22, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Litespud

yes, they are interesting in a quirky way -...

yes, they are interesting in a quirky way - however the radial-laced wide-flange front hub in the first pic looks like one good pothole away from catastrophic failure. That would be interesting.....
05-22-22, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Mojo31

Thankfully, no.

Thankfully, no.
05-22-22, 04:59 PM
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Posted By BlazingPedals

This thread gets my vote -- for what I'm not sure.

This thread gets my vote -- for what I'm not sure.
05-22-22, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Mojo31

Are those Larry’s bikes? Or his homeless...

Are those Larry’s bikes?

Or his homeless drinking buddies’ bikes?
05-22-22, 11:49 AM
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Posted By Iride01

:foo:

:foo:
05-10-22, 08:48 PM
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Posted By randyjawa

The OP found rodent seeds in the bottom bracket. ...

The OP found rodent seeds in the bottom bracket. I found the rodent......
05-08-22, 08:03 PM
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Posted By beng1

I guess I will clean the BB after all.........

I thought I was just going to do some superficial things to this 1976 Fuji then have fun riding it. But I decided to take the rear derailleur off and clean it so it would not be dragging, and while...
04-25-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Fredo76

My only experience with disk wheels was picking...

My only experience with disk wheels was picking one up that was on display at REI co-op in the '90s.

It was HEAVY.
04-21-22, 03:36 PM
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Posted By cxwrench

That's one f'd up saddle position.

That's one f'd up saddle position.
04-20-22, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Reynolds

I see what you did there...

I see what you did there...
04-20-22, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Reynolds

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x375/original_f8fff00e4a7a146f319b6f788a0ecf46c95d8e7b.jpg

...
04-19-22, 06:30 PM
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Posted By BlazingPedals

Actually, plastic spoke covers work pretty well...

Actually, plastic spoke covers work pretty well and don't weigh much more, if any, than carbon. Covering the spokes gives a lenticular wheel, which actually outperforms a flat disk in a lot of...
04-19-22, 08:34 AM
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Posted By burnthesheep

The only caveat is I think the industry caught up...

The only caveat is I think the industry caught up with the undeniable fact that hobbyist racers and riders don't all weight 135 lbs to maybe 165 lbs like the pros do. So yeah, a pro can race all the...
04-18-22, 06:51 PM
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Posted By ZIPP2001

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out...

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out and in some nice windy days with no issues. ...
04-18-22, 06:08 PM
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Posted By TejanoTrackie

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical...

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical tape, but better to use some carbon weave patches. I've seen wheels that just used those patches that are meant to cover the valve opening.
04-18-22, 05:57 PM
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Posted By GhostRider62

Here is a rear disc and front wheel with two...

Here is a rear disc and front wheel with two spokes. This was at sunrise on day 2 coming up out of Brest, France.

...
04-18-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By BlazingPedals

This isn't a true disk wheel, it's spoke...

This isn't a true disk wheel, it's spoke covers.Works the same though. This bike was designed for it, although I can't say it makes a lot of difference. It does, however, accentuate the cool " hollow...
04-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up. ...

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up.
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04-18-22, 04:36 PM
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Posted By 50PlusCycling

Cool on the track, pointless anywhere else. I...

Cool on the track, pointless anywhere else. I used to have a bike with Specialized tri-spoke wheels which I thought were super cool, but even small gusts of wind would push the bike around.
04-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By msu2001la

Back in the 80's these were a thing. They made...

Back in the 80's these were a thing. They made the bike sound cool, but they were definitely a handful on windy days:...
04-18-22, 10:04 AM
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Posted By mstateglfr

- I think they are useful in a very specific...

- I think they are useful in a very specific situation(s).
- I dont have interesting pictures.
- I ride paved and gravel roads so I dont have experience with them.
04-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By KerryIrons

In dead calm they are pretty fast. With any...

In dead calm they are pretty fast. With any winds, you only want them on the back wheel. With significant winds, the bike becomes unstable. When you look at track bikes, even there they typically...
04-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By GhostRider62

They are fine on the rear. I use a spoked front...

They are fine on the rear. I use a spoked front wheel. Too much steering interference with wind if using a disc wheel up front.
04-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,207
Posted By cxwrench

You mean 'solid' wheels? No spokes? Only ever...

You mean 'solid' wheels? No spokes? Only ever used one on the track. There are millions of photos of them out there, all you gotta do is search.
04-15-22, 12:13 AM
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Posted By Bianchi pc

Prime

...Love it
04-14-22, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Bianchi pc

Well then you are on point.

...firmly against animal bicycle bondage


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04-14-22, 12:36 AM
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Posted By Bianchi pc

...it's only Jack if the lizard is real.

...it's only Jack if the lizard is real.
04-14-22, 12:02 AM
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Posted By acoustophile

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat...

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat tube is jackass tbh
04-12-22, 03:47 PM
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Posted By geomiko

Man, adanger sure has some nice bikes. I reckon...

Man, adanger sure has some nice bikes. I reckon that Cortes wheel costs more than my car.
04-11-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,694
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Posted By veganbikes

Peak Jackass : ) That makes you wonder how...

Peak Jackass : )

That makes you wonder how the hell can they even ride that if it is actually semi-rideable.
04-07-22, 08:13 PM
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Posted By veganbikes

Seat Angle looks a bit off (but maybe picture...

Seat Angle looks a bit off (but maybe picture angle) and no need for "track slack" on the road but not super jackass. I expect to see some whacked stuff this is like verging on it but mild enough....
04-07-22, 11:01 AM
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Posted By geomiko

I see a lot of that with the teenage fixie riders...

I see a lot of that with the teenage fixie riders in my city. Some swear by it. My LBS refuses to service brakeless bikes with no retention.
04-06-22, 07:57 PM
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Posted By veganbikes

Ehhh that is a weaker point. I don't disagree...

Ehhh that is a weaker point. I don't disagree that yes foot retention is helpful I have ridden fixed sans retention and I am still alive. Granted yes I had brakes.
04-04-22, 11:49 AM
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Posted By veganbikes

It may not be a bike I would ride and certainly...

It may not be a bike I would ride and certainly yeah aerospokes are aerospokes but I don't see anything majorly jackass here someone took an old Tri bike and turned it into a fixed gear bike na dit...
04-03-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 778,139
Posted By chdrd

Next level halloween costume. Would be fun to do...

Next level halloween costume. Would be fun to do it this year doe.
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