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03-14-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,709
Posted By robobike316

Why is everyone using shellac instead of a...

Why is everyone using shellac instead of a polyurethane.either oil or water based. The poly stuff seems to be better on all counts from ease of use to uv proof in the case of the exterior poly. I...
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By robobike316

I agree with the others. That would be $100 top...

I agree with the others. That would be $100 top price. I would keep an eye on it as it seems near complete and is a pretty cool old machine. It will not sell for what he is asking or even anywhere...
02-26-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,753
Posted By robobike316

No new info from me here, but I'll chime in. I...

No new info from me here, but I'll chime in. I got older and slower and less flexible. While I prefer the Barcon type shifter for upright riding on a vintage bike, they have become expensive and...
02-24-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,706
Posted By robobike316

Wait 20 years and they will be the hottest size...

Wait 20 years and they will be the hottest size to have and NOS RM-20s will sell for $100 each on E-Bay.
01-29-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,882
Posted By robobike316

The look of bare aluminum polished nicely is my...

The look of bare aluminum polished nicely is my favorite.Simichrome rules!
01-24-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By robobike316

If the offer is still on the table, I could use...

If the offer is still on the table, I could use the puller for an old Stronglight I have.
01-24-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 58,730
Posted By robobike316

Here is my Grand Jubile

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Forum: Folding Bikes
01-23-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 396,206
Posted By robobike316

SteveKb what's in the bags?

SteveKb what's in the bags?
01-08-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 722
Posted By robobike316

I did this with a large pipe a number of years...

I did this with a large pipe a number of years ago on an old steel racing frame. Simply hammered the pipe in from the rear toward the bb and then made sure the rear end was still aligned to the...
Forum: Commuting
01-07-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,191
Posted By robobike316

I make my own knickers from thrift store pants....

I make my own knickers from thrift store pants. Cut em off, hem em up, and sew on velcro closure. I use heavier wool for cold and lightweight cotton for warmer stuff. I like my knees covered if it is...
01-06-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 18,883
Posted By robobike316

Rim brakes have always worked fine for me both...

Rim brakes have always worked fine for me both off road and touring fully loaded with cantilevers and even cheap center and side pulls work fine for me on road bikes. I see no reason to switch. I...
01-05-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By robobike316

I just signed up for the premium account and had...

I just signed up for the premium account and had to give Paypal my address, phone , and e-mail address. That is using PayPal as a guest-without an actual account.I am not interested in supporting...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2,925
Views: 480,882
Posted By robobike316

How about near frozen water. ...

How about near frozen water.
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12-15-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 745,033
Posted By robobike316

Time to get out the skis, the trails are getting...

Time to get out the skis, the trails are getting a bit difficult to navigate!
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12-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 9,421
Posted By robobike316

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early...

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early winter day, water just starting to ice up so I am getting all the rides in that I can....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,042
Views: 573,135
Posted By robobike316

On the Wiouwash Trail near Neenah WI. It is an...

On the Wiouwash Trail near Neenah WI. It is an old rail line converted to a trail and runs around 25 miles from Oshkosh to Hortonville, all flat and hard packed dirt, gravel. About 40 degrees out...
11-10-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By robobike316

I have been using an old Super Record with a...

I have been using an old Super Record with a Rally cage for a long time with a TA triple. I love it-works great and looks great. Having said that the Rally looks great also and I wish I had one! Any...
11-09-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,960
Posted By robobike316

This is a vintage duffle bag I modified into a...

This is a vintage duffle bag I modified into a Carradice type seat bag. A piece of nylon was sewn to the top, holes cut in and another added to the front to strap it to the seatpost. It attaches with...
11-05-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,791
Posted By robobike316

Below 60 time for the wool knickerbockers! ...

Below 60 time for the wool knickerbockers!
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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-27-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 396,206
Posted By robobike316

Heading down a muddy river in the solo cedar...

Heading down a muddy river in the solo cedar strip canoe.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-27-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By robobike316

Raleigh Twenty canoe bike

Here is my Twenty I bought to use on solo canoe outings. I load it up, go down river till I'm tired then peddle back to my car, leaving the canoe locked to a tree. It works great. The bike stows...
10-26-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,329
Views: 978,978
Posted By robobike316

70's Lygie TA triple,Super Record with Rally...

70's Lygie

TA triple,Super Record with Rally cage, Chris King headset, mustache bars with barcons, Mavic MA-2 rims,Normandy hubs with grease fittings added and Campy cones, Blackburn front and...
10-25-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,960
Posted By robobike316

70s Motobecane Grand Jubile with Bluemals...

70s Motobecane Grand Jubile with Bluemals fenders.
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10-25-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,905
Posted By robobike316

Vintage Super Record with a Rally cage for the...

Vintage Super Record with a Rally cage for the rear.
10-24-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By robobike316

I'll second that- the engraving is classic...

I'll second that- the engraving is classic Raleigh.
10-23-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By robobike316

I bought one of those new in the 80s and used it...

I bought one of those new in the 80s and used it offroad and for loaded touring with slicks. It was a really good bike for the money, decent lugged frame and you gottalike the classic Bianchi color....
10-23-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By robobike316

Another option is to grind the teeth off of the...

Another option is to grind the teeth off of the outer ring and it will function as a pretty decent chaingaurd to keep most of the grease off your pants. This looks good as the ring matches the crank...
Forum: Introductions
10-17-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By robobike316

New in Wisconsin

Hi,
I just joined. I started racing and working in bike shops in the late 70s. No car till I was 35. I have 4 bikes - a Raleigh Twenty, a French touring bike, a Motobecane Grand Jubile and a Schwinn...
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