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11-30-23, 12:20 AM
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Posted By Bogester

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11-29-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By cb400bill

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Picked up this Paramount early this summer. Near mint condition.
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11-29-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
Posted By sloar

This Gazzelle had 10lbs of dust on it. Once I got...

This Gazzelle had 10lbs of dust on it. Once I got it home and cleaned it, I found that it was 100% original and looked NOS. Campy brake blocks still had the mold lines. ...
11-29-23, 05:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 653
Posted By daverup

https://ezclincher.com/ Easier to carry in a...

https://ezclincher.com/

Easier to carry in a pocket than the Kool stop jack
11-29-23, 12:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,245
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Everyone knows you snap into a Slim Jim. Nothing...

Everyone knows you snap into a Slim Jim. Nothing else may be snapped into.
11-28-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 29,609
Posted By bwilli88

More international Wheels from a Fuji Stratos I...

More international
Wheels from a Fuji Stratos I had in Cambodia, Dura-Ace triple FD, Ultegra GS RD, Ultegra 14-25 10 speed cassette, SR -780 10 speed shifters and BL-780 brake levers,(Shimano...
11-28-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,014
Posted By Portlandjim

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A quick look at my Merz build sheets shows May 1977 as the first...
11-28-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,384
Posted By curbtender

Bay Bridge looking toward Yerba Buena island. ...

Bay Bridge looking toward Yerba Buena island.
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11-28-23, 04:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,014
Posted By Doug Fattic

I remember seeing a rear recessed brake attaching...

I remember seeing a rear recessed brake attaching bolt on a brake bridge for the 1st time in August of 1976 on a Mario Confente frame. I had a cousin that owned Raincross Cyclery in Riverside, CA and...
11-27-23, 09:49 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 48,942
Posted By merziac

Not so sure about "very late 50's" ? This is...

Not so sure about "very late 50's" ?

This is 913 known to be 1958.

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11-27-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By gearbasher

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11-27-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By DiabloScott

I had a Regina Oro 13-18 6v on my criterium...

I had a Regina Oro 13-18 6v on my criterium sew-ups.
That's probably why I never won anything... needed a 12t....
11-27-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By bikingshearer

When it comes to corn cob freewheels, I harken to...

When it comes to corn cob freewheels, I harken to the wise words from John Madden: "I couldn't do that when I could do that."
11-26-23, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: November 1993 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
"Tip Talk" (readers' tips)
"King of Parts" (Shimano's dominance of the bicycle components market)

As usual, let me know if you'd like to see something...
11-26-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By Gary Fountain

Hi steelbike guy, This is my last bike with Porta...

Hi steelbike guy, This is my last bike with Porta Catena derailling system on it. I got the frame from a work colleague who didn't want it. So I gave the frame 'the full treatment' stripping all...
11-26-23, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 985
Posted By mpetry912

the picture below shows the workshop at Ets Alex...

the picture below shows the workshop at Ets Alex Singer 45 Rue Victor Hugo Levallois.

that thing above the workbench is the bending jig for rack tubing.

/markp...
11-26-23, 11:52 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 48,942
Posted By trainman999

This showed up at the door the other day, came in...

This showed up at the door the other day, came in talked to my other Paramounts. It decided to let me be it's caretaker for the forseeable future so I made a spot and added it to the fleet.​​​​​​​...
11-25-23, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By Gary Fountain

https://i.imgur.com/na2RUxs.jpg?1 Suntour...

https://i.imgur.com/na2RUxs.jpg?1

Suntour Winner 13 - 17
11-25-23, 08:58 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 48,942
Posted By Bogester

I posted ten years ago but I’ll show it off...

I posted ten years ago but I’ll show it off again. 71 chromie…I rode it today.
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11-25-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By El Chaba

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11-25-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 987
Posted By mackgoo

14x22 ...

14x22

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Matched with a 54x46 in the front.
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11-25-23, 06:06 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 48,942
Posted By 52telecaster

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1974 p15 with a repaint. It came to me in very unoriginal...
11-25-23, 11:45 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,056
Posted By SoCaled

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https://www.bikeforums.net/23002396-post75.html Alenax
11-25-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 150,719
Posted By cegerer

This is my 1977 Tom Kellogg. It is the 27th frame...

This is my 1977 Tom Kellogg. It is the 27th frame he built. It's been sitting for several years but I now plan to build it out. 50cm with a 53cm top tube. Trying to decide what components to use....
11-24-23, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,674
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Posted By Andy_K

I saw this today when gugie and I got to the top...

I saw this today when gugie and I got to the top of the road an the north side of the Canby Ferry:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53354703635_70b4b9c56b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2phLNxn)

I...
11-24-23, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 853
Posted By Kabuki12

I have Brooks Pro saddles on some of my bikes and...

I have Brooks Pro saddles on some of my bikes and I do wear either padded or chamois riding shorts , never had a problem. They just seem to fit my rear . I also like the Cinelli #3 saddle . Other...
11-24-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,609
Posted By Bad Lag

I've spent the last month focused on the drive...

I've spent the last month focused on the drive train while riding. It was either the broken crank, the replacement crank, the noises, the grinding, the freewheel or the chain. .

The recent rides...
11-24-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,056
Posted By Rick_D

Market Research Dept Report: "You know what...

Market Research Dept Report:
"You know what keeps more people from bicycling? The whole 'feet go 'round in a circle' thing. We should fix that."
11-24-23, 01:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,539
Posted By Small cog

It seems I can now post pictures so a few weeks...

It seems I can now post pictures so a few weeks ago I received a phone call from a friend saying "I have a bike for you I just dragged out of a barn I am clearing" oh no another piece of junk I don't...
11-23-23, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By icemilkcoffee

To finish the story. Today I was able to put...

To finish the story. Today I was able to put finishing touches on the YFoil: hard to find B-41T chain ring:
...
11-23-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,609
Posted By Bad Lag

Yes, thanks to you and the others, this bike has...

Yes, thanks to you and the others, this bike has been repaired, test ridden and is ready to ride.

Yesterday, I installed a new chain and an almost new, 5 speed Dura Ace freewheel...
11-23-23, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 330
Posted By cegerer

Bob Jackson DIY Dent Repair

I bought this 1983-84 Bob Jackson frame online and it arrived with 2 large dents in the top tube :mad: They weren't from shipping damage - just undisclosed pre-existing damage :rolleyes: One actually...
11-22-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,539
Posted By obrentharris

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Mr6R...

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-Mr6R4nD/0/6c1e227e/XL/IMG_2648-XL.jpg

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Brent
11-21-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,609
Posted By Classtime

I think replacing the FW to go with your new...

I think replacing the FW to go with your new chain is preferable to using the old chain and soon needing to replace the chainrings also. Now, if this is a beater bike, don’t replace anything—put in...
11-21-23, 04:10 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,384
Posted By tkamd73

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77 TX900 on Bugline overpass, Sussex WI ( sorry for non-drive side photo)
11-21-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,384
Posted By Raya2

recently back into cycling after moving to...

recently back into cycling after moving to central Florida from Kansas City area , found the "General Van Fleet Trail" about 40 miles west of Orlando through the Green Swamp in central Florida...
11-20-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,384
Posted By SurferRosa

Montlake Bridge ...

Montlake Bridge

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11-20-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By rustystrings61

You did, and the SunTour Cyclone with the VXs...

You did, and the SunTour Cyclone with the VXs cage works perfectly on the 6-speed SunTour Ultra 13-28 freewheel on my '76 Puch Royal X -
...
11-20-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By top506

Fanny's yer aunt, Bob Jackson's yer uncle: bike rescue again.

This time I took before pictures:

As it was loaded into my truck:

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30 seconds...
11-19-23, 05:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,609
Posted By P!N20

Too much power

Too much power
11-18-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 488
Posted By rm -rf

In ridewithgps, dragging a portion of the red...

In ridewithgps, dragging a portion of the red elevation charge zooms in there for more detail. Very useful. The chart does have an option for "Grade %" but I don't find that too useful.

rwgps...
11-18-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 905
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...
11-17-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,056
Posted By hazetguy

it's an instrument that not only supplies inverse...

it's an instrument that not only supplies inverse reactive current for use in unilateral phase detractors, but is also capable of automatically synchronizing cardinal gram meters.
11-17-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,308
Posted By bikingshearer

You started a thread with the idea of maybe 20 or...

You started a thread with the idea of maybe 20 or so posts of light banter, and you got the biggest C&V Rorschach test since Grant Petersen. As good as it it gets in terms of illustrating the law of...
11-16-23, 05:34 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,308
Posted By Erzulis Boat

I had a cop pull me over for blowing through a...

I had a cop pull me over for blowing through a stop on my bike. I was pissed, and gave him the same line you did, as car after car went through without coming to a complete stop. He didn't think it...
11-16-23, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 926
Posted By Pcampeau

I use them on my International, they work great...

I use them on my International, they work great and don’t interfere with the cables....
11-15-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,308
Posted By chain_whipped

Guess I'll waste a moment and reply, though...

Guess I'll waste a moment and reply, though hopefully can explain some 'why's.

Can't speak for that other individual or reasons but I for one ride by situation awareness, whether it be a...
11-15-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 441
Views: 25,384
Posted By tcs

Barriers are down = unofficial opening. ...

Barriers are down = unofficial opening. Northaven Trail Bridge over US75 North Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas.
...
11-14-23, 04:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 677
Posted By sd5782

Not much love, but the VX in the mid cage S...

Not much love, but the VX in the mid cage S version is perfect for that. It is a light and pretty unit too. I really like that model.
11-14-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,036
Posted By Kilroy1988

Bringing this back to life to show off a bit of...

Bringing this back to life to show off a bit of Gugie's work! Went the easy route and threw some dollar bills at the thing et voilà, it was fixed!

I have all of the components for a build now and...
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