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11-19-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

1979 Motobecane Mixte, "before & after"

This became available to me as a project, and I couldn't say no. There's a lot of junk around, and while this isn't rare or special, it certainly wasn't junk and deserved to be put back in rideable...
11-11-23, 07:49 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-23, 05:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,291
Posted By BTinNYC

My key to increased fitness, speed and constant...

My key to increased fitness, speed and constant PRs at 63...the 40 previous years of sloth!
08-25-23, 03:16 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,230
Posted By indyfabz

A bicycle doesn't steer. It is steered.

A bicycle doesn't steer. It is steered.
08-04-23, 06:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,945
Posted By Sedgemop

I rode with Hippocrates once. He insisted on...

I rode with Hippocrates once. He insisted on using stone wheels and said the whole point of the ride was to do no harm. Wasn't much fun, I can tell you.
06-28-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,938
Posted By big john

Long hills on an 8 mile ride?

Long hills on an 8 mile ride?
06-24-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,631
Posted By bark_eater

My ruling: I'm wrong.

My ruling: I'm wrong.
06-24-23, 05:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,631
Posted By jadmt

A day and time to move on. Unless the buyer tells...

A day and time to move on. Unless the buyer tells me up front he has a compelling reason for delayed payment.i have found people that don’t pay right away end up flaking out anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 02:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,820
Posted By indyfabz

Just donít use the Sunday circular. :) ...

Just donít use the Sunday circular. :)


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06-21-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,931
Posted By 52telecaster

Mercier Mixte

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225 for a nearly original 531 mixte... Why do I need it? Who knows!
06-18-23, 05:26 PM
06-14-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By Brewsmith

FS: S&S Coupled Fuji Touring Frameset - 56cm Square

SOLD

Unfortunately this is a size smaller than I need, so its in need of a loving home. The original owner owned a bike shop and had this modified by Bilenky for travel/touring. Not sure of the...
Forum: Introductions
06-10-23, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By BianchiBeholder

Hopefully My Next Addiction

I'm a new cyclist from Washington State.
I used to be very big into running for a few years when I ultimately destroyed my legs. After fighting this injury for a couple of years, I finally threw up...
05-31-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,114
Posted By KCT1986

Have you checked that the current crank is just a...

Have you checked that the current crank is just a double? The 52/42 rings are standard on a triple for this 105 (FC-55??) and your smaller ring looks that it has shift pins for shifting from a third...
05-31-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,625
Posted By tomato coupe

I ran into that issue -- turns out I had a 0į...

I ran into that issue -- turns out I had a 0į stem.
05-20-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,169
Posted By jamesdak

6 weeks post surgery and back on the steel!!!!!

So stoked. Recovery seemed to be going so slow there for awhile. Didn't think the knee was ever going to start bending right again. Was riding the Azor with the saddle up an additional inch for...
05-02-23, 05:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,384
Posted By Shadco

Add more zip ties and maybe some of this metal...

Add more zip ties and maybe some of this metal strapping, be sure to use flat washers under the screw heads.

...
04-28-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By byrnefrankie

UpdateThanks everyone for contributing. It's my...

UpdateThanks everyone for contributing. It's my first time on here and it's been very helpful.

I've actually managed to free up my 4600! A bit more WD40 and using a tea towel wrapped through it...
04-07-23, 11:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,471
Posted By tomato coupe

My bikes are 17% cleaner with 14% less effort,...

My bikes are 17% cleaner with 14% less effort, regardless of the conditions I ride in.
02-12-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By Kekec1965

Pre war nostalgia

First ride today on the latest acquisition, 1930s (my research points out to 1935) Erni Russ. FB hubs laced on 26" Constrictor Conloy Lite rims, Durax Super Course chainset, Monitor Climax calipers. ...
02-07-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By Andy_K

I'm going to cast a dissenting vote here and say...

I'm going to cast a dissenting vote here and say it looks threadless to me. I see the difference in shade on the steerer, but I don't see threads, and it looks to me like the steerer is much longer...
02-03-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,072
Posted By jaxgtr

The Park Tool DKB 1.1 If your shifter or...

The Park Tool DKB 1.1

If your shifter or derailleur does not work, you need the new Park Tools Derailleur Kicking Boot.

...
01-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 9,133
Posted By shelbyfv

My thots in easy to understand pictures...

My thots in easy to understand pictures :deadhorse2: :troll:
11-05-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,749
Posted By Bad Lag

Here's my take on a 1X. It uses an 8 speed...

Here's my take on a 1X.

It uses an 8 speed Alfine internally geared hub.

...
10-20-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,084
Posted By OldTryGuy

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:
09-26-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Kai Winters

There's not a problem with the Shimano BB's. But...

There's not a problem with the Shimano BB's. But any press fit BB is going to present problems over time and imo requires more maintenance than a threaded BB mainly because it is not possible, within...
08-26-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the...

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the look and comfortable ride of a classic bike and the lightweight of a carbon bike. My Look KG96 with Shimano 600 tricolor groupset.
...
08-23-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By SurferRosa

I have 64 Magic 8 Balls, 102 clumps of celebrity...

I have 64 Magic 8 Balls, 102 clumps of celebrity hair, 11 boxes of of Blue Oyster Cult's debut on 8-track, 36 "children playing" road signs, and 4 distinct personalities.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,378
Posted By tomato coupe

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind...

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind on cyclists.
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 665
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-23-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Positron400

it's an 11-34 105 casette. The front chainrings...

it's an 11-34 105 casette. The front chainrings are sub-compact 34/50. I wanted a 1:1 ratio to do the climbing I built this bike for. The whole setup is a 2x11.
07-23-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Positron400

Vintage Frame NOS Puch Mistral build w/ new parts

Hey fellow bike nerds,

after seeing the amazing build of the Pinarelle Treviso, I felt like showing my first build too.
Unfortunately I wasn't clever enough to take too many pictures during the...
06-27-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,602
Posted By tomato coupe

There's a subscription to Bike Forums?

There's a subscription to Bike Forums?
06-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,266
Posted By curbtender

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06-27-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,266
Posted By nlerner

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to...

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to make off-list, low-ball offers to newbies who post there without having any idea of what their inherited bike is worth?

And I’ve also always...
06-27-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 6,266
Posted By T-Mar

Quoting a maximum known sale price is providing a...

Quoting a maximum known sale price is providing a disservice to the potential buyer or seller. Just because there is a known case of that sale price, that does not mean that it is a realistic sale...
06-25-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7,046
Views: 805,367
Posted By capnjonny

Here is my latest, a small tri bike , maybe...

Here is my latest, a small tri bike , maybe Novara? Aluminum frame, 26" wheels, 1.25 x 26" tires. It was red/black with flaking paint.

I stripped it to bare aluminum and repainted it in Rustoleum...
06-14-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,022
Posted By bchains

Well guys, just to close the loop on this I...

Well guys, just to close the loop on this I emailed Shimano customer service and sent very close up photos of the derailleur. They responded:

"After reviewing your case with our QA team we have...
05-24-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Shrevvy

Jack Taylor Touring Campy, TA, Phil Wood

Jack Taylor touring bike up for sale. $1400 plus shipping. Shipping $99 for lower 48 states. Pickup available in Northeast Ohio.

- 60 cm CTC seat tube, 58.5 CTC top tube
- Campy Rally RD, Campy...
05-06-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,467
Posted By indyfabz

Even though itís earlyÖ ...

Even though itís earlyÖ


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04-28-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,298
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Wait, I thought the top of the steerer tube is...

Wait, I thought the top of the steerer tube is supposed to be about 2 mm below the top of the stem?
04-06-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,231
Posted By jamesdak

I've used at least two of the IRD-95 series BB...

I've used at least two of the IRD-95 series BB and they are really nice.
03-30-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,382
Posted By zandoval

Helicopter Tape Alternatives

Of course things are going up in price but Helicopter tape has always been up there. Here are a few substitutions I have tried that work well and offer a more economical alternative.

Real...
03-28-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,243
Posted By bbbean

Let us know how your online retailer handles your...

Let us know how your online retailer handles your complaint when a tube blows immediately after installation.
03-21-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,752
Posted By 52telecaster

This is crazy I know, but I really like it!

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With bag
...
03-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,303
Posted By BTinNYC

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters,...

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters, I'll keep it mind.
Zzzzzzzzzz
03-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,326
Posted By nlerner

Well, truthfully, I use these: ...

Well, truthfully, I use these:

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No, not necessarily...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,740
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I put 8 magnets on my wheel to keep it balanced. ...

I put 8 magnets on my wheel to keep it balanced. I averaged 160 mph last weekend.
02-06-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 750,401
Posted By bwilli88

Awww! Shucks, pm sent with dibs and questions.

Awww! Shucks, pm sent with dibs and questions.
02-04-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,239
Views: 750,401
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, There is still too much junk in the...

Well folks,
There is still too much junk in the trunk! Jdawg passed on this one and the War Department is still ready for war after the Ciooc showed up. This is my 1984 Othon Ochsner that I bought...
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