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03-25-23, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By The Golden Boy

How do you like the butterfly bars? My...

How do you like the butterfly bars?

My Schwinn High Sierra is currently living with a set- these are an inexpensive set of UNO models. The idea is fantastic to me- I've got nerve problems in my...
03-25-23, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By daverup

We've got 2 94 Crosscuts, one 16in, and one 22in....

We've got 2 94 Crosscuts, one 16in, and one 22in.
The 16 I converted last year into a drop bar gravel rig for my wife.
...
03-25-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By 5colellla

1992 22 Schwinn Crisscross - upgraded

I just finished the upgrades to the Schwinn Crisscross I picked up last month....
03-18-23, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By daverup

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A little rubber boot can help keep the cable clean
03-17-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By Velo Mule

Nice bike molleraj . Panasonic builds good bikes...

Nice bike molleraj . Panasonic builds good bikes and I particularly like this type of "mixte". I'm using the term loosely because we bike forum member can get our feathers ruffled when talking...
03-16-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By nlerner

Wait, not a coffee snob?! I'm offended.

Wait, not a coffee snob?! I'm offended.
03-16-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By SurferRosa

Hello! I'm an unapologetic vintage bike snob. And...

Hello! I'm an unapologetic vintage bike snob. And music snob. And movie snob. And literature snob. I believe my tastes in certain areas are superior to other people. Sorry if this offends. (Not...
03-16-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By 52telecaster

Ever rode to a criterion as a spectator with your...

Ever rode to a criterion as a spectator with your son and been derided as a recreational rider? Trust me, the racer crowd can be really dumb sometimes. They wonder why anyone would have a kickstand...
03-16-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By Hondo6

While DD could perhaps have phrased his comment...

While DD could perhaps have phrased his comment better, IMO he has a point about a subset of ebike riders. IMO some just don't seem to realize (or care) how fast they're going, particularly on...
03-16-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By Trakhak

Surprising. I've seen plenty of posts from...

Surprising. I've seen plenty of posts from C&V'ers snickering or complaining about Lycra-clad MAMILs and Lance wannabes and how they never wave back.

In contrast, take a look at the Road subforum....
03-16-23, 07:00 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By 1989Pre

I meant this in humor, and hope it was taken that...

I meant this in humor, and hope it was taken that way. I simply had never heard of a "vintage bike snob". To me, the idea is very funny. Actually, I think that most of this video is over-blown. In my...
03-16-23, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By dedhed

Lube rear brake cable especially where loop...

Lube rear brake cable especially where loop collects water
03-16-23, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By PugRider

Nice bike, looks to be in great shape! It's got...

Nice bike, looks to be in great shape! It's got Chromoly tubing, and that's a good thing. The fact that it has new tires is good; that's the first thing that often needs replacing on old bikes. At...
03-15-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By noglider

It's a fair point. People who know me from...

It's a fair point. People who know me from outside the bike world know I love to ride my bike(s). Then they'll say something like, "I rode my bike in the park on Sunday and had a nice time. But it's...
03-15-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By Drillium Dude

I don't look down the nose at any cyclist...

I don't look down the nose at any cyclist (notwithstanding inexperienced E-bike riders without proper skillz careening along MUPs with scant regard for the safety of other trail users), so I guess...
03-15-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By embankmentlb

Proud member of the golden age of cycling!

Proud member of the golden age of cycling!
03-15-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 5,335
Posted By non-fixie

C&V bike snobs? Of course not. Some of my best...

C&V bike snobs? Of course not. Some of my best friends ride plastic bikes.
02-12-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 920
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Posted By bikemig

1993 Trek 750

I've been trying hard not to pick up more bikes but I couldn't turn down this pristine Trek 750 when it popped up last fall at $125. I stuck it in the garage and pulled it out recently to take a few...
02-06-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By JohnDThompson

There's no compelling need to remove the fixed...

There's no compelling need to remove the fixed cup unless you intend to replace the entire bottom bracket. Just clean it in place, and pack with fresh grease and balls.
02-06-23, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By TugaDude

I'm sure you know this but for other who might...

I'm sure you know this but for other who might read this thread, there is really no need to remove the fixed cup. So long as you were able to clean out old grease and debris, I'd leave it alone...
02-06-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Nice find !! I don't think I've ever seen that...

Nice find !! I don't think I've ever seen that particular size fork decal. This is from my '76 S10-S (still a true 10 speed) and the more common fork sticker I believe
...
02-05-23, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By due ruote

Cool find. Re those tiger stripes: for as much...

Cool find.
Re those tiger stripes: for as much panache as most Motos have, I never understood that mis-step. I ordered a 78 Team Champion sight unseen, and about swooned when I unpacked it and saw...
02-04-23, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By romanlotus

A 1986 Falcon Triathlon 600 followed me home today

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01-31-23, 04:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,902
Posted By arex

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01-30-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2,536
Views: 610,825
Posted By trainman999

Trek 720 followed me home ...

Trek 720 followed me home
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01-02-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By AdventureManCO

Yep, it was right in that 25-26lb range. It...

Yep, it was right in that 25-26lb range. It would probably be easy to drop a lb or two here or there if it turns out you really liked the ride. I enjoyed mine for the old school, old bike feel and...
12-31-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By zookster

As found/purchased: ...

As found/purchased:

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Only thing I done to it so far was free up the stuck...
12-31-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By zookster

I have a 1980 S12-S waiting it's turn in my shed....

I have a 1980 S12-S waiting it's turn in my shed. Your S10-S is a nice find!
12-31-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By AdventureManCO

Awesome! I had this same bike, in this same...

Awesome! I had this same bike, in this same color, albeit in size 57cm or 58cm I believe. I commuted on it for a while. While I found it a bit heavy, it was a smooth rider. You are sure to enjoy...
12-31-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By polymorphself

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle...

Its been a minute since I've seen bicycle terminology that I didn't recognize, or perhaps its so obvious that I'm overthinking it. But 5V? 6V?

Figured it out. The number of holes in the Compe V...
12-31-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By juvela

----- 5V vs 6V - AFAIK Fuji was the...

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5V vs 6V -

AFAIK Fuji was the first major maker of production cycles to convert their entire line from 5V to 6V for the 1978 model year

interesting that subject machine is transfered...
12-31-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 571
Posted By polymorphself

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in...

Awesome color. I've got an S12-S LTD rotting in my backyard that I need to rescue.
12-31-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Murray Missile

I ALMOST made it.........

I almost made it without buying another bike this year but this popped up on FB........
...
12-29-22, 08:29 PM
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Views: 319,196
Posted By AdventureManCO

Here is my mid-90s 750. Just a fantastic...

Here is my mid-90s 750. Just a fantastic bicycle, rides so smooth. Looked everywhere for some mx style handlebars, and something that would work with a 31.8 stem. Then I found a pic and the owner...
11-27-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 319,196
Posted By brandenjs

Just finished the clean and tune on this 750....

Just finished the clean and tune on this 750. Such solid well riding bikes.
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11-18-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 319,196
Posted By l3m4nt

Work in progress, but my 2x7 to 1x10 is already...

Work in progress, but my 2x7 to 1x10 is already done :)

Up next: shorter stem, bartape, and in the longer term a paint job
This will be my winter-gravelbike.
...
11-18-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By gugie

I was the SF Bay Area sales rep for KHS in the...

I was the SF Bay Area sales rep for KHS in the mid-80's, by then the Professional was built with Columbus SL tubing. These were built in Taiwan. I might have sold one or two of them, and if I did,...
11-17-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By heidelbergensis

Info regarding early 80s KHS Professional

Greetings everyone!

New member here (this is my second post), so I can't post any pictures yet, unfortunately. Nevertheless, I was hoping to reach out to the C&V community regarding a frameset...
11-15-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By daverup

I didn't realize how fast the Le Tour evolved in...

I didn't realize how fast the Le Tour evolved in this period. In 82 it was still old heavy tubing, I've got an 83 with 4130, but it still has the stamped dropouts. The 84 with forged dropouts and...
11-14-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Murray Missile

Sept. 2nd, 1983, based on the dark blue color you...

Sept. 2nd, 1983, based on the dark blue color you have a very early 1984 model.

https://bikehistory.org/catalogs/1984.html#letour
11-14-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By streetsurfer

Velo Mule and molleraj thanks for both helping...

Velo Mule and molleraj
thanks for both helping narrow the one of mine down. 245th day of 83.
11-14-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Velo Mule

The easiest date code to decipher is on the...

The easiest date code to decipher is on the headbadge. It is a four digit code. The first three numbers and the day of the year and the last digit the year. The decade has to be figured out from...
11-14-22, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By streetsurfer

If this helps any: I have a LeTour Luxe 12...

If this helps any:

I have a LeTour Luxe 12 speed that was reported (by seller) to be an 85. It has different lettering. Outlined canted block letters.

I have a reported (by seller) 86 Sprint...
11-13-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Velo Mule

Deer Antler handlebars sounds and looks about...

Deer Antler handlebars sounds and looks about right for that molleraj . I have an older LeTour that has straight gauge chromoly tubing and it is a good bike. Yours being a year or two newer has...
11-13-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By rumrunn6

I like $100 for a bike. it's worth the trouble of...

I like $100 for a bike. it's worth the trouble of advertising & meeting & answering questions. if you're gonna get less, you might as well chuck it or donate it
11-13-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By rumrunn6

a bike is worth what someone will pay, right?...

a bike is worth what someone will pay, right? sounds like you like the deal. you gonna keep that saddle & bars?
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Ron Damon

No, not a Dahon, I am afraid. It's this thing: ...

No, not a Dahon, I am afraid. It's this thing:

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A few...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By rumrunn6

new bike day! enjoy!

new bike day! enjoy!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-22, 02:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Ron Damon

Nice. Another 305er in the house. I just did 40km...

Nice. Another 305er in the house. I just did 40km on mine today. Certainly not as plush as a 406er, but far from harsh or uncomfortable (for my 69kg, 170cm self). The upshot? Light and nimble like a...
10-14-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 319,196
Posted By jpbiking

nivekelyk Not sure where you are located but in...

nivekelyk Not sure where you are located but in many parts of the country you'll see a few nicer Multitracks popup up per year on Facebook marketplace and/or Craigslist. I occasionally have seen them...
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