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04-12-24, 04:33 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

The weather was nice today, albeit with a strong...

The weather was nice today, albeit with a strong wind. So Mrs non-fixie and I decided on a ride after work. She was on her Snel, to which I'd fitted Nitto Grand Raundoneur (sic) bars and guidonnet...
04-10-24, 09:19 AM
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Posted By cooperryder

10 more downtown Dallas pictures. ...

10 more downtown Dallas pictures.
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Thanksgiving Square, Downtown...
04-09-24, 08:31 PM
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Posted By chain_whipped

What's the deal, no one posted their bikey during...

What's the deal, no one posted their bikey during the Sun eclipse?

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04-09-24, 03:01 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Put a new bottle cage on the old Hardrock and...

Put a new bottle cage on the old Hardrock and took a short ride to the Library and Post Office.
...
04-08-24, 02:49 PM
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Posted By LucasHartong

Evening ride with the Viner special professional...

Evening ride with the Viner special professional along the bulb fields, full in bloom at the moment.
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04-07-24, 07:56 PM
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Posted By cooperryder

I enjoyed another ride this fine Sunday morning...

I enjoyed another ride this fine Sunday morning with my friend, both of us on Rivendell bikes, orange Sam Hillborne & blue Homer Hilson.
...
03-26-24, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By The_Joe

Thank you!!! I never would have figured that out...

Thank you!!! I never would have figured that out in my own. This is why I love the community.
The front wheel is now laced, looking correct, and all ready for tension and truing. ...
03-26-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By eeuuugh

It sounds like there's an error in your lacing,...

It sounds like there's an error in your lacing, and I have an idea what it might be. Looking at the two spoke heads circled in this picture:...
03-24-24, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By The_Joe

My mid-life resto-mod build. A long term mega thread.

Forgive me while I get a bit long winded. You can just look at the pictures.

In August I was in an accident at work and dislocated my right shoulder. I haven't been on a bike since and I still...
12-14-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,965
Posted By lonesomesteve

I'm working from home, so these days my commute...

I'm working from home, so these days my commute involves walking from the bedroom to the kitchen for coffee, and then proceeding to the couch. Back when I was going into an office, I rode this:
...
12-14-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,965
Posted By SurferRosa

I told you those rubber nipples would come in...

I told you those rubber nipples would come in handy!

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12-14-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,965
Posted By nlerner

I was thinking of broadening this topic to...

I was thinking of broadening this topic to "winter riding," but the lack of response so far has me questioning just how many of those in this forum actually ride their bikes.
12-14-23, 11:49 AM
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Views: 4,965
Posted By gugie

Commute? What is this commute you talk about?

Commute?

What is this commute you talk about?
12-14-23, 10:32 AM
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Views: 4,965
Posted By cyccommute

1999 Dean. Snow to dry. ...

1999 Dean. Snow to dry.

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If ice is involved,...
12-14-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,965
Posted By nlerner

Show us your winter commuter!

It hasnít really snowed yet in the Boston area this season, nor has it been cold/wet enough for salting the roads, but that time is coming soon, so Iím thinking about commuter bikes. I will likely...
11-26-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 944
Posted By repechage

Masi employed investment cast lugs in later 1975....

Masi employed investment cast lugs in later 1975. Medici as soon as the parts arrived, later 1977, 1978? The Recht plan was both Medici and Confente would use the lugs. Confente did not happen. The...
11-17-23, 11:14 AM
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Views: 163,252
Posted By botty kayer

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10-28-23, 03:18 PM
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Views: 163,252
Posted By non-fixie

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10-10-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,969
Posted By bikingshearer

Apropos of pretty much nothing, one of the best...

Apropos of pretty much nothing, one of the best things I have ever seen at an Eroica CA (one of the ones in Paso Robles) was someone actually riding a Confente. A similarly pleasing sight that same...
10-10-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By CriticalThought

Another Swiss Gem - A Very Light Ochsner Beauty

Anyone familiar with the hit (in Switzerland) film from 1978... Die Schweizermacher (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078212/)? If not, and if you're keen on Swiss culture you should check it out (the...
09-18-23, 07:55 PM
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Posted By northbend

Ride/Ferry to see the Bird King of Vashon Island...

Ride/Ferry to see the Bird King of Vashon Island this afternoon
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53197337599_74a9fd573f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2p3Sg6R)Before the Bird King of Vashon...
08-27-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,067
Posted By ThermionicScott

New book day: "JOBST BRANDT RIDE BIKE!"

First off, I'm not actually sure if the title is "Jobst Brandt Ride Bike!", "Ride Bike!", "Jobst Brandt!", or just "Jobst", since Isola Press uses many combinations of those words to refer to it:...
08-07-23, 10:03 PM
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Views: 615
Posted By Polaris OBark

New tires and wheels day: ...

New tires and wheels day:


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07-15-23, 10:36 PM
07-15-23, 10:14 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By albrt

See how soft that aluminum is? Hacksaw will cut...

See how soft that aluminum is? Hacksaw will cut through that like butter. And you can totally feel the difference between the aluminum and the steel tube when you're hacksawing.
07-15-23, 10:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By AdventureManCO

LolÖ ...

LolÖ


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07-15-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By mhespenheide

Sadly, my brain does not want to shut off and...

Sadly, my brain does not want to shut off and leave well enough alone. Even when I'm supposedly relaxing. That's how we got here.
07-15-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By AdventureManCO

I have no idea how we got here, but here we are. ...

I have no idea how we got here, but here we are. And, if you recall anything from the Huffy thread, I'm in full support of any/all off-topic posts, as it adds to the post count!:thumb:
07-13-23, 08:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By Pcampeau

This thing is gonna look awfully silly with all...

This thing is gonna look awfully silly with all those old Huffy parts attached to it.
07-13-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By mpetry912

I am sure Mark DiNucci had a hand in the building...

I am sure Mark DiNucci had a hand in the building of that frame.

Also that Porsche in the lead pic may be a very rare 911R, only 20 were made, better salvage it

/markp
...
07-13-23, 06:56 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,345
Posted By AdventureManCO

Time to rescue a stuck, jungle junker. The 1986 Jim Merz Allez!

I was encouraged by a fellow member here to start this thread, although I was quite worried that many (all of which, like me, are not quite right in the head) would find it a significant downgrade...
07-12-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By gugie

I thought this was the common failure mechanism. ...

I thought this was the common failure mechanism.

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07-11-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By Mad Honk

The break looks like a lot of breakage I see in...

The break looks like a lot of breakage I see in golf club shafts. They are chrome plated and do indeed rust from the inside out, and they often fail at a point where the shaft has the most strenuous...
07-11-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By bikingshearer

Okay, here are a few more tidbits. Ed Litton is...

Okay, here are a few more tidbits. Ed Litton is building me a new fork (all paint, no chrome), as close to a clone as possible so as not to mess with the quality of the ride. It will be 100% new; not...
07-11-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Whoa. That's not terrifying or anything.

Whoa. That's not terrifying or anything.
07-11-23, 09:28 AM
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Views: 3,065
Posted By DiabloScott

Just saw this - yeah, congrats on still having a...

Just saw this - yeah, congrats on still having a forehead and teeth.

I love failure analysis - can you ask Ed Litton what he thinks? It kind of looks like there's an insert at the bottom of the...
07-10-23, 10:21 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By mpetry912

here's on that happened to me. Fortunately I...

here's on that happened to me. Fortunately I got it stopped - going downhill.

what is amazing about the OP's fork is that - if it was related to chromning - that it lasted 60+ years.

Would...
07-10-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By 79pmooney

Please have the fork leg cut open lengthwise and...

Please have the fork leg cut open lengthwise and take photos.

If you are throwng it away instead of repairing it cut and show us the other leg as well.

And yes, it could have been worse, steel...
07-09-23, 11:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By Piff

Yeesh, scary stuff... Consider the new fork...

Yeesh, scary stuff...

Consider the new fork you purchase a severe discount compared to any medical bills that could have otherwise occured.
07-09-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,065
Posted By bikingshearer

Well, that could have really sucked . . . .

On my ride today, the front end started feeling . . . odd, and my front wheel started pulling to one side. Kind of like when you don't tighten down the rear skewer enough and you pull the rear wheel...
06-12-23, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By billytwosheds

So cool. Just oozing style and class. People...

So cool. Just oozing style and class.

People who are worried that heritage rides and classic bike interest is on the way out...can't be correct. Plenty of younger energy seen here.
06-12-23, 03:53 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 23,717
Posted By hazetguy

Asheville Carrier Park Velodrome Bike is Wes...

Asheville Carrier Park Velodrome
Bike is Wes Mason
I am actively engaged in a Cat 6 race. The other competitor can be seen below the handlebars, off in the distance.
...
06-12-23, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By non-fixie

The ride contained everything one would expect. ...

The ride contained everything one would expect.

Like cobblestones. Lots of cobblestones ...
...
06-12-23, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By non-fixie

On Sunday morning we got to the venue early. To...

On Sunday morning we got to the venue early. To see the officials getting ready ...
...
06-12-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 947
Posted By non-fixie

RetroRonde 2023

Probably my favorite C&V cycling event is the RetroRonde van Vlaanderen. Because the Tour of Flanders speaks to my imagination like few other races. Because Fiorenzo "the Tuscan of Flanders" Magni...
06-12-23, 06:03 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 23,717
Posted By steelbikeguy

as an electrical engineer, I think I might have...

as an electrical engineer, I think I might have to genuflect if I was near the statue! ;)
The progress in shrinking electronics down to the current nanometer scale (or smaller?) is amazing. The...
06-11-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 23,717
Posted By tjfastback66

'78 Raleigh Super Course ...

'78 Raleigh Super Course
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06-11-23, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,005,016
Posted By bulgie

1954 Sturmey ASC, close-ratio fixed-gear hub

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Selling this ASC (sold already) so I took the opportunity to overhaul it,...
06-11-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,005,016
Posted By RCMoeur

It's just been that kind of a week for fixing...

It's just been that kind of a week for fixing flats. :(

...
06-10-23, 11:52 PM
Replies: 8,047
Views: 1,005,016
Posted By etherhuffer

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