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04-04-23, 10:18 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 5,861
Posted By frogman

Waxing your chain.

Waxing your chain.
12-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,018
Posted By lazurm

On and on....

You may want to consider the advantages of ignoring things that don't fit into your highly structured, rigid definitions. And, I've stated this before to you in a prior post, but you really need to...
12-04-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,388
Posted By Schweinhund

I've worked as a third party assembler at the big...

I've worked as a third party assembler at the big W and let me tell you assembling bikes in the dark outside in the rain for 3 dollars each doesn't really put you in the christmas season.
There's a...
12-04-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,388
Posted By oldbobcat

I worked at a Walmart for a few months. Customers...

I worked at a Walmart for a few months. Customers would return these bikes for myriad reasons--slipping handlebars and seatposts, shifting problems, brake problems, broken cranks, wheels out of true,...
10-17-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 857
Posted By zandoval

Bravo... Why did I not think of this... Sheeesh...

Bravo... Why did I not think of this... Sheeesh...
10-13-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By KCT1986

The attached shows specs that are commonly found...

The attached shows specs that are commonly found on many BB. This is from Tange, and it seems that Shimanos are very similar....
10-13-22, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By dsaul

Some companies make "universal" bottom brackets...

Some companies make "universal" bottom brackets that will work with 68mm and 73mm bottom bracket shells. They are actually 73mm bottom brackets, but they come with a 2.5mm spacer that goes on the...
10-12-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I'm a bit ignorant on this because I've only...

I'm a bit ignorant on this because I've only dealt with 68mm shells.
Some "mountain" shells were 73mm.
I "believe" some replacement cartridges came with two 2.5mm spacers so you could use them on a...
Replies: 11
Views: 625
Posted By MBailey23

Here it is. ...

Here it is.

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07-16-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 665
Posted By cxwrench

Just crank it down really tight. Nobody really...

Just crank it down really tight. Nobody really uses a torque wrench on a bottom bracket.
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By randyjawa

The ring count it a good point. My QR, the ugly...

The ring count it a good point. My QR, the ugly purple one, came with a 55 tooth big ring. That said, I had no problem pushing the big ring at all. My QR was pretty darn quick even with Mr. Notquick...
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By T-Mar

Yes, the 650C wheelset would acccount for much of...

Yes, the 650C wheelset would acccount for much of the "snappy" ride. The downside is the tyre availability, which is far more limited than 700C.
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By bargainguy

Aerial is a triathlon bike, titanium frame with a...

Aerial is a triathlon bike, titanium frame with a CarbonAero fork. Slack head angles and frames to accommodate 650c wheels if memory serves. One example:

https://bikeindex.org/bikes/100050
...
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By randyjawa

Not that my appraisal would be appropriate for...

Not that my appraisal would be appropriate for the OP's bike of interest, but I have a Quintanna Roo but not nearly as nice as the one he is interested in. Mine is aircraft alloy and needs cosmetic...
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By DMC707

While Quintana Roo is known for their tri bikes,...

While Quintana Roo is known for their tri bikes, this one appears to have more relaxed head and seat tube angles than a tri bike. QR did make a few road bikes too
06-15-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,143
Posted By livedarklions

File your post under "confessions of a pointless...

File your post under "confessions of a pointless troll."

You are on my ignore list now. Go push someone else's buttons.
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin. ...

Here was something similar, in Canadian coin.

https://www.bikeforums.net/22505074-post228.html
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By plonz

I think the $500-$600 range mentioned above is...

I think the $500-$600 range mentioned above is about right. Have seen quite a few QRs listed in that range.
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By wrk101

I had one, except mine was all Dura Ace 7700....

I had one, except mine was all Dura Ace 7700. It's a niche bike, very limited market locally. Because the frame is made by Merlin, it gets a better response on ebay and similar.

With it's odd...
Replies: 12
Views: 894
Posted By Frenzen

This is a triathlon bike, Quintana Roo Aerial...

This is a triathlon bike, Quintana Roo Aerial that has an titanium frame and I believe that they were produced from 1999 to 2001. After reading a comment, they might have been sold retail for $1000...
02-23-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 46,383
Posted By Kilroy1988

macstuff I love it. After I finish up a mess of...

macstuff I love it. After I finish up a mess of three 1950s British club bikes I'm restoring I plan to go back to do one from the '30s. That Armstrong Moth is a wonderful example! Did you have to...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,251
Posted By Awkward Caveman

Noise-cancelling headphones are more useful than...

Noise-cancelling headphones are more useful than reporting clowns to the circus.
10-19-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,350
Views: 894,121
Posted By Hypno Toad

I've got 7 bikes, plus we share two tandems. Here...

I've got 7 bikes, plus we share two tandems. Here are the top two (by miles) for 2021:

On top of the rack is my new Bianchi Infinito (been saving up for this one for many years) - This bike has...
10-19-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,350
Views: 894,121
Posted By eatontkd

Cool... What year?

Cool... What year?
10-16-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...painting over chrome in the 70's and 80's...

.
...painting over chrome in the 70's and 80's was quite common. I'm currently repainting a fully chromed Fuji Finest, and have another one back in the line for next summer.
You should check with a...
10-05-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By clubman

Here's a few shots of bikes I don't own but like....

Here's a few shots of bikes I don't own but like. We like pics.


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/humber_new_83e34dd6ec260bdefd87caf8da819cdc0076a0b9.jpg...
10-05-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By ThermionicScott

I've been Clubman-curious for a while, since...

I've been Clubman-curious for a while, since reading the Peter Kohler article mentioned a few posts back. Rather than acquiring another bike, it makes me wonder if I'd ride my old Armstrong more if...
10-04-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By USAZorro

Here's a snap of the 1949 Raleigh Clubman that...

Here's a snap of the 1949 Raleigh Clubman that the great and famous clubman (of post #8 fame) was willing to allow to pass to me.

Unable to find suitable original wheels, I decided to build my own...
10-03-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By ciclista_pazza

Cool and thanks for offering the adapters by the...

Cool and thanks for offering the adapters by the way! And I love BICAS!
10-03-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By ciclista_pazza

Haha! I wish I could just take one off and look...

Haha! I wish I could just take one off and look but as I noted above, I'm terrible with most mechanical stuff. I'll update this thread once I confirm what pedals I need by tomorrow. Cool that you're...
10-02-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By nlerner

My 1949 Raleigh Clubman: ...

My 1949 Raleigh Clubman:
https://live.staticflickr.com/5596/29995253870_bbf44748aa_b.jpg

I actually have it set up with upright bars mostly and switched back after the ride this pic came from. It...
10-02-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,270
Posted By Reynolds

Nice find! What's that thing opposite the front...

Nice find! What's that thing opposite the front tire valve?
09-30-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 31,590
Posted By Pacelineg

I use Zep purple, probably not the most...

I use Zep purple, probably not the most economical but works for me. I put a bit in a ziplock bag, drop the chain in and into an ultrasonic cleaner full of hot water.

3500 miles on this chain and...
09-27-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,177
Posted By noobinsf

I think for those of us who consider it a hobby,...

I think for those of us who consider it a hobby, it's pretty difficult to tease out all of the different line items that would lead to a thorough reckoning of the money we've, ahem, "invested" in a...
Forum: Commuting
09-24-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,848
Posted By noisebeam

For me Brooks was most comfortable out of the...

For me Brooks was most comfortable out of the box. As mine aged and 'bucketed' it stopped providing support at my sit bones and instead increased pressure on my crotch area. I eventually got a...
09-22-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 866
Posted By mrv

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Iím attempting the pipes & scrap wood.
getting a...
09-21-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,710
Posted By cyccommute

Thatís quite a leap of logic. A lot of things can...

Thatís quite a leap of logic. A lot of things can happen to a chain over the course of a few months. There is nothing in the Purple Power degreaser that would cause a chain to break, especially if...
09-13-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 496,041
Posted By wyd

Really like the old Schwinn bikes and the Lemon...

Really like the old Schwinn bikes and the Lemon Cruiser is awesome looking.
Forum: Commuting
09-09-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 925
Posted By Korina

Terrible pics, but you get the idea. ...

Terrible pics, but you get the idea.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1805x1701/17ba0592_f4c4_47df_90df_1fd0a9b7cdc7_94044995ec5af12ba3397c876ddfa256ff29a8a9.jpeg...
08-25-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 9,186
Posted By krakhaus

I use one of these. Fits my phone, wallet, patch...

I use one of these. Fits my phone, wallet, patch kit, spare tube, and a multi tool.
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06-24-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,305
Posted By Retro Grouch

In the end, all that a wheel truing stand does is...

In the end, all that a wheel truing stand does is to provide a stable place to measure from.
02-05-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,440
Posted By seydisehir

Sometimes we ride together for a long time

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sometimes I ride with my daughter and my son for a long time... İn this photo we...
01-23-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,440
Posted By seydisehir

And with my daughter and my son

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01-23-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,440
Posted By seydisehir

My son and me

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