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02-24-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,159
Posted By Portlandjim

"Barn Find" Merz bike RB057

I just returned from Portland, to visit my son Carter and his family but also to pick up this Merz bike. The customer I ​​made if for in 1975 had knee problems that meant he couldn't ride bikes after...
02-21-24, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Aardwolf

You may have done this already, but you probably...

You may have done this already, but you probably need to post on some mostly UK bicycle forums.
eg.retrobike.co.uk
forum.cyclinguk.org
yacf.co.uk/forum
and there are several UK r e d d i t...
02-13-24, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By Prowler

In ďthe 60ísĒ my father was into fly fishing and...

In ďthe 60ísĒ my father was into fly fishing and tied his own flies. I learned too and tied my own. Most of them are still stuck up in the birch trees along Schoharie Creek in upstate NY. I cannot...
02-12-24, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By Insidious C.

In my pre-teen years I was interested in...

In my pre-teen years I was interested in artificial lures. I decided to make my own "popper" which from my memory looked much like the vintage hand carved/painted lures on your site. I tried it out...
02-11-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Awesome! And it even looks my size... :(

Awesome! And it even looks my size... :(
02-11-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By Bianchigirll

brewerkz Great looking frame. Cool lure...

brewerkz Great looking frame. Cool lure collection. You know the origianl Creek Chub factory is right up the road here in Garret In?
01-07-24, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By JohnDThompson

A tapered hand reamer can easily enlarge the rim...

A tapered hand reamer can easily enlarge the rim bed hole without affecting the other side....
01-07-24, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I'd widen the inner hole a tad with a countersink...

I'd widen the inner hole a tad with a countersink bit. Clean the burrs up afterwords with a file.
01-05-24, 12:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,117
Posted By billytwosheds

If you want to keep the tubulars, you can get...

If you want to keep the tubulars, you can get three tubular tires for $85 through Yellow Jersey.

https://www.yellowjersey.org/tt.html

As Dave said, the rear cluster is pretty tight, so it's not...
12-30-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By jamesdak

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/434x323/charlie_brown_augh_e8f8dcac6634b81e65a248c6044ecd1a7d9627b0.gif
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By roadcrankr

This one got ridden a fair amount. Fuzzy photos...

This one got ridden a fair amount. Fuzzy photos hide the wear and tear.
If my eyes don't deceive me, that fork chrome looks a little crusty.
Need to see it in person, unless the seller provides...
12-23-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,437
Posted By jamesdak

Hmmm...no words of wisdom just what I've liked...

Hmmm...no words of wisdom just what I've liked over the years.

First off I normally go for 55/56cm bikes. That said I won't hesitate to go down to a 53cm if I want the bike. I've also gone up...
12-03-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 802
Posted By Trakhak

Those were frustrating when i worked in a Raleigh...

Those were frustrating when i worked in a Raleigh dealership in the '80's. Someone else will be along with a cleverer solution, but . . .

Try running the bare cable through first. I used to put a...
11-29-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,267
Posted By jamesdak

WOW! This must have been hard to let go, so...

WOW! This must have been hard to let go, so beautiful!
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By Sedgemop

Or 10 miles in Chicago.

Or 10 miles in Chicago.
11-26-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,742
Posted By Portlandjim

Handlebar bag rack finished today

I just finished making the handlebar bag rack for my 1978 Merz touring bike. I have been procrastinating on this task for a long time! I just need to send the parts out to get chrome plated. The rack...
11-25-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By sd5782

A buddy of my son has one that is built on an...

A buddy of my son has one that is built on an industrial Worksman bicycle frame. Kinda a small industry around these. Originally no front brake and only a crude friction one on the rear tire. He got...
11-25-23, 12:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By Bad Lag

I'm really lusting after one of these. They are...

I'm really lusting after one of these. They are reproductions of board track racers from way back when (1920' and 1930's). So, they are very C&V.

...
11-24-23, 10:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By abdon

I'm not a fan of slapping a motor on a bike but

I must say I'm mesmerized by the total package they pulled here.
...
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By SoCaled

I put one in the "Craigs/Ebay are you looking"...

I put one in the "Craigs/Ebay are you looking" section not that far back at $350 and questioned whether it was a bit pricey? The consensus was no, with a reminder of the DiNucci connection. That...
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By repechage

From the DiNucci designed era. I have one. Good...

From the DiNucci designed era. I have one. Good bike. Oversized down and top tube. Handles well.
‘these do fly under the radar a bit as most not built up with top tier components.

if a local sale...
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By plonz

That’s a fine Allez! Do the Claris levers and...

That’s a fine Allez! Do the Claris levers and tri-color RD play nice together? I’ll assume it indexes properly and no spare clicks.

I see some corrosion on the rear rim at the spoke holes. I’d...
11-18-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,671
Posted By Kilroy1988

A nice set of finds, sir! This 1970 Raleigh...

A nice set of finds, sir!

This 1970 Raleigh Super Course is the only one that qualifies among the 30-odd vintage bikes I've purchased over the past dozen years or so. It came to me in superb...
11-11-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By mackgoo

My latest acquisition. ...

My latest acquisition.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3025_faeaa6b5d5193411fb43f01bdf4b4504f73e9ffa.jpeg

The process.
...
11-11-23, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By Nemosengineer

Land Shark progress. Headset, bits and pieces...

Land Shark progress. Headset, bits and pieces installed, and mocking up the cockpit.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53325152710_c2073dfd7c_3k.jpg...
11-01-23, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Steel1

Donít ride and lock up something if you will be...

Donít ride and lock up something if you will be really disappointed if it gets stolen or vandalized.
Just get a good beater bike for which you wonít be crushed if it disappears.
I have a very nice...
10-29-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By Reynolds

My '80 Raleigh DL-1 export. I didn't weigh it,...

My '80 Raleigh DL-1 export. I didn't weigh it, but I think it must be close to 50.

...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,903
Posted By VtwinVince

My local good painters would charge more than...

My local good painters would charge more than that price of admission just for the respray.
10-25-23, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,464
Posted By DiabloScott

I bought a used mountain bike, had it for a few...

I bought a used mountain bike, had it for a few months before I left it on my roof rack overnight and it got stolen.
I had good renter's insurance, so they bought me a brand new bike for the...
10-25-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,657
Posted By tkamd73

This 77 Trek TX900, was the most $$$ Iíve spent...

This 77 Trek TX900, was the most $$$ Iíve spent on a vintage bike, probably cause itís one of the few bikes purchased whole, and ready to ride. Found it on eBay, it was nearby, so contacted the...
10-24-23, 08:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,657
Posted By Kabuki12

No contest for me . It would be my 1975 Colnago...

No contest for me . It would be my 1975 Colnago Super . I bought it here from a fellow BF member so I was confident buying it from the other coast. One of only two bikes I ever bought without...
10-24-23, 06:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,657
Posted By Kilroy1988

Exactly $1,543 including tax and shipping from...

Exactly $1,543 including tax and shipping from France to California. Photo shows it as received except for some fresh consumables I added.

-Gregory
...
10-24-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,657
Posted By Sedgemop

I'm a cheapskate. For many years, I gave myself a...

I'm a cheapskate. For many years, I gave myself a $300 road bike cap. Raised it to $350 a handful of years ago. This year, I took off the governor and bought a really great Merckx from a fellow BF...
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By repechage

Frame and fork, probably with headset would be a...

Frame and fork, probably with headset would be a reasonable way to go.
paint will discount it quite a bit.
frame and fork easier to ship too. Probably cheapest with the fork dropped, adjusters...
10-07-23, 06:45 PM
Replies: 82,611
Views: 13,910,796
Posted By Sedgemop

I've had success asking the seller to drop the...

I've had success asking the seller to drop the bike off at a nearby bike shop for the shop to do the packing and shipping. May make this one a little cost-prohibitive, but if you want it, you want...
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By fishboat

1995 model, I think. Poor time of year to...

1995 model, I think.

Poor time of year to sell, however in the spring, in the WI/MN area..$200-$300(or more to the right person) depending on condition. Having both forks helps..a lot. Nice...
10-02-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By Jeff Neese

You don't. You're making this more complicated...

You don't. You're making this more complicated than it needs to be. Any 1" ISO Standard headset will fit. The only caveat is as 70sSanO mentioned, and that is to pay attention to stack height. ...
09-25-23, 02:54 PM
Replies: 82,611
Views: 13,910,796
Posted By '02 nrs

$200. new albany,In

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1331941131070590...
09-23-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,095
Posted By gravelinmygears

Merz rescue

An old Merz randomly showed up in the next town over. The seller was maybe the second owner. He purchased it in the 80s and rode it quite a bit, but it was still in good shape. When I got it home, I...
09-19-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 82,611
Views: 13,910,796
Posted By unworthy1

Not sure how high up the foodchain is this...

Not sure how high up the foodchain is this Nishiki but look like it has custom-stamped DOs and features that point to something from the ONP (Kawamura's high zoot shop) plus a lot of Suntour Superbe...
09-10-23, 10:41 PM
Replies: 82,611
Views: 13,910,796
Posted By curbtender

Not a track frame. You can change the city/state...

Not a track frame. You can change the city/state in your search bar...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/108304295856846/search?query=3%20rensho
09-03-23, 06:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,190
Posted By Pompiere

Actually, this is the ideal number, when she goes...

Actually, this is the ideal number, when she goes from a specific number to "all those bikes". Then, as long as she doesn't see when you bring a bike home, you are free to add more bikes and they...
08-28-23, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8,685
Views: 1,075,026
Posted By Sedgemop

Had a slightly earlier TX version of this bike in...

Had a slightly earlier TX version of this bike in the same color and it was a great rider. Maybe one to do it all. Enjoy that thing.
08-22-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By noglider

Here is my renovated 1974 Raleigh International....

Here is my renovated 1974 Raleigh International. I painted the frame with a brush in 2013 and 2014, and I built the bike up for the first time in 2015. It has undergone many changes. For about eight...
08-22-23, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7,462
Views: 881,255
Posted By merziac

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!! You lucky bastid. ...

:eek: H**Y CRAP!!!

You lucky bastid. :thumb:
08-13-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 82,611
Views: 13,910,796
Posted By Sedgemop

Thanks for posting this one. A friend of mine is...

Thanks for posting this one. A friend of mine is headed to NY for his 40th birthday and this might be his present to himself.
08-08-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,444
Posted By 75lechamp

I will put in a plug for Gus Salmon. He does some...

I will put in a plug for Gus Salmon. He does some fantastic work.

https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=gus%20salmon%20decals
07-31-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 403,903
Posted By Classtime

Sure you can. Go wider if youíd like. The only...

Sure you can. Go wider if youíd like. The only compatibility issues Iíve encountered is trying to use 25s on newer wider rims like Major Toms.
07-02-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By juvela

----- on the three-sided Weinmann holders...

-----

on the three-sided Weinmann holders there is a one-way barb on the surface where the back of the pad seats

evidently a safety measure in case someone would put the holder in backwards......
07-02-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Aardwolf

I've done this with the 4 sided holders. I...

I've done this with the 4 sided holders.
I found a vice very useful - held the block in the vice and drifted the holder with a small hammer I think.
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