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09-19-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By gugie

nlerner, northbend, Jeff Wills, we would have...

nlerner, northbend, Jeff Wills, we would have paid a kingís ransome for a cold brew at the top of The Wall. Most of us have done Cino and Eroica Cali, and agreed itís a harder climb than any they...
09-17-23, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,338
Posted By gugie

Bikes and riders arriving

The Atelier is nearly full of tour ready bikes. People flying in have landed Spaghetti Legs and Andrew Horsfall from the CR list, the Bay Area Boys davester and his buddy Thor made the long drive...
09-16-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 411
Posted By cuda2k

In slightly better news, I actually rode a bike...

In slightly better news, I actually rode a bike today. :D
09-15-23, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By FBinNY

I selectively quoted to challenge the bad chain...

I selectively quoted to challenge the bad chain routing theory.

Chains routed over the cage's tab are noisy on of off the stand. What's more, people with that problem generally feel the added ...
09-15-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By coupster

Off the wall thought - and we've all done it at...

Off the wall thought - and we've all done it at one time or another. On most rear derailleurs there is a metal tab on the cage between the top and bottom pulleys. If you don't route the chain over...
08-26-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,964
Posted By 79pmooney

I'll be back n a few hours. Yesterday was fun...

I'll be back n a few hours. Yesterday was fun but one lack (from my C&V perspective). Not a whole lotta gorgeous steel forks with beautiful fork crowns. Like classic Cinelli sloping or tanged on...
08-25-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By Repack Rider

Saw this at the Sea Otter. ...

Saw this at the Sea Otter.


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08-24-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,964
Posted By bulgie

I'll be there. Look for a befuddled old guy...

I'll be there. Look for a befuddled old guy going "what? More than 6 gears in back?" and "where's the pump peg?"
08-04-23, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By RB1-luvr

If this has been posted prior, my apology, but I...

If this has been posted prior, my apology, but I had a LOL on the way home the other day when I saw a bumper sticker:

TELL YOUR CAT I SAID
PSPSPSPS
07-29-23, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By cudak888

That's definitely a new way to spell Schwinn! ;) ...

That's definitely a new way to spell Schwinn! ;)

-Kurt
07-25-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 627
Posted By Reynolds 531

I like the way the NewsPaper has been folded, to...

I like the way the NewsPaper has been folded, to reduce the drag in the low pressure area just above the bottom bracket. Using pressure differential to allow high pressure to migrate to a lower...
07-24-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 627
Posted By Reynolds 531

Need to buy a frame to put my Dura Ace AX crankset onto.

I cannot be the only one who has bought one component, and then built an entire bike around it.

I have finally purchased an item I have been fascinated by, since I first laid eyes on it....
07-21-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By robobike316

Thanks for all the suggestions. Here is what I...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Here is what I did. A hardware store fender washer for 40 cents was ground and bent into this. There are stops at roughly 4 and 7 o'clock. This goes in between the...
07-18-23, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By ign1te

You were correct and I was mistaken. I just...

You were correct and I was mistaken. I just unscrewed the smallest cog which indeed makes it a uniglide. Thank you for your patience.
07-15-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By juvela

----- ALERTA MANGO & PUMPKIN! Awaken...

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ALERTA MANGO & PUMPKIN!

Awaken and heed the looming silhouette approaching!


-----
07-08-23, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Portlandjim

John Kirkpatric

John was a very dear friend. He was a markeing wiz, and tought me a lot about this important aspect of the bicycle industry. John took over the marking for Ross Bicycles around 1980. He brought Jim...
06-25-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 615
Posted By HillRider

Contact Topeak's customer service. They are very...

Contact Topeak's customer service. They are very likely to send you a replacement o-ring (or perhaps a brand new pump) at no cost.
06-25-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Nokton

Finally Got a Bike I've Been Looking For (Schwinn Sports Tourer)

Inspired by jpc2001 's thread here: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1274704-local-idiot-spends-good-money-another-old-schwinn.html and thanks to bikemig , I made a drive to Des Moines...
06-07-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Thanks for posting this review. Just last week I...

Thanks for posting this review. Just last week I picked up this Schwinn 974, which came fully equipped with 600 Tricolor, with the exception of the seatpost and stem. The performance is fantastic....
05-02-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,128
Posted By davester

I doubt that it'll be the 23rd this year because...

I doubt that it'll be the 23rd this year because that's the second day of Cino and a lot of the usual suspects (including Bob) will most likely be attending that.
02-18-23, 08:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,729
Posted By merziac

Many/most? of the 40's and 50's Paramount's were...

Many/most? of the 40's and 50's Paramount's were Tourists, 3 speeds, not really the Paramount's that we know and love but certainly laid the groundwork for what came later.

Not particularly...
01-19-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By Hondo6

Yep. As someone once told me (original source...

Yep. As someone once told me (original source unknown):

"Dogs have owners. Cats have staff."

:)
10-25-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 79,544
Views: 13,057,428
Posted By philpeugeot

Schwinn Paramount frame and parts - $150 (los...

Schwinn Paramount frame and parts - $150 (los gatos)https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bop/7549973768.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00E0E_d4pijY8tJCAz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg
10-13-22, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 975
Posted By masi61

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris...

Jeff Wills - thanks for the info on the Chris King open house, if I was nearby I would love to go. I appreciate the photos of the “mango” Chris King centerlock hub, the orange Hope rotor and the wood...
09-25-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By Retoocs

I couldn't remember where the original shop was....

I couldn't remember where the original shop was. That place was packed. I used to work at Jon's Cyclesport on Rosemead back then when I was in high school. I would envy the stuff that he had in the...
04-24-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

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04-21-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By T-Mar

A clowder of catwomen with bicycles: ...

A clowder of catwomen with bicycles:


Julie Newmar, Batman (1966-1967)
...
03-06-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

The King of Rock and Roll ...

The King of Rock and Roll
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-XruidYLTWbg/ThMNsWuTQZI/AAAAAAAAFnY/4BTn2keQCWo/s1600/elvis_bike.jpg

The King of Pop...
02-28-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,766
Posted By gugie

And best of all, that "11 more miles of trail to...

And best of all, that "11 more miles of trail to be completed" has indeed been completed.
02-06-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 93,318
Posted By Manny66

and more... ...

and more...
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12-04-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By teejaywhy

Son... you're gonna drive me to drinkin' if you...

Son... you're gonna drive me to drinkin' if you don't stop drivin' that Hot Rod Lincoln!
12-04-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By Kabuki12

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This officially made the "ten speed" cool for me .
10-04-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By sjanzeir

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Cricket catches a hilarious cat video with his Granddaddy.
08-26-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By Steve B.

Ignore the innocent look he has. We named...

Ignore the innocent look he has.

We named this one with a "soft" name of Simon, in hopes he would lose the "assertiveness" we first observed. Simon seems to be an error and we are re-thinking to...
08-20-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By SJX426

New acquisition as of yesterday. My wife could...

New acquisition as of yesterday. My wife could not resist. Most loving kitten we have experienced. 4 months old.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51391449324_74201141e7_b.jpg...
08-01-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 93,318
Posted By Manny66

A few Action shots of todays ride. ...

A few Action shots of todays ride.
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07-26-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By Steve B.

OK, "Gaga"

OK, "Gaga"
07-17-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By thinktubes

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2...

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2 years without a cat and decades since we'd had a kitten. We adopted these 2 and all is good. Never had 2 cats, but they get along pretty well. Boy and...
06-21-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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06-16-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,839
Posted By Doug Fattic

Here is the mess before we started: ...

Here is the mess before we started:

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I consider Super Sports special or I...
06-15-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,524
Posted By noglider

I started working as a shop mechanic in my senior...

I started working as a shop mechanic in my senior year in high school, 1978. I worked as a mechanic and salesman in summers of 1978, 1979, and 1980. Then I started working 12 months a year as a...
05-26-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,829
Posted By cudak888

I never realized that one read a thread and wind...

I never realized that one read a thread and wind up oogling and getting jealous over one's own bike that they don't have yet :lol:

-Kurt
05-23-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,829
Posted By cudak888

I categorically refuse to join any establishment...

I categorically refuse to join any establishment that would consent to have someone such as myself as a member.

-Kurt
05-22-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,827
Posted By BFisher

Just following up as I completed this repair...

Just following up as I completed this repair project. The tap came today and I put it right to use....
05-18-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 404,806
Posted By ksryder

Hey I've got a similar crop, must be the spring...

Hey I've got a similar crop, must be the spring of sort-of-siamese-but-not-really kittens. These fosters are due to be fixed and made available for adoption any minute -- we've had them (and their...
05-02-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 93,318
Posted By Drillium Dude

The hair is 100% on point - but that chainring...

The hair is 100% on point - but that chainring tattoo is on the wrong leg! :)

DD
04-09-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 489,551
Posted By P!N20

Vale Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh ...

Vale Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

https://legrandmag.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/HU008109-Custom.jpg
03-06-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 93,318
Posted By Manny66

Vintage ride Tomorrow, bring a mask for the Pizza...

Vintage ride Tomorrow, bring a mask for the Pizza rest stop.
11 AM departure.
03-05-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,869
Posted By rickpaulos

forbidden donut, aggggggh. ...

forbidden donut, aggggggh.

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...
03-04-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,318
Posted By Velo Mule

sd5782 it is a Velo-Orange. I had to cut it down...

sd5782 it is a Velo-Orange. I had to cut it down to fit below the intermediate tube.

Velo-Orange Chain guard (https://velo-orange.com/collections/city-accessories/products/vo-alloy-chainguard)
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