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07-21-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By T-Mar

I've always operated on the premise that if the...

I've always operated on the premise that if the accessories (i.e. racks, lighting systems, fenders, etc.) were factory installed, then they are included in the claimed weight. There may be some...
07-19-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,458
Views: 180,720
Posted By xiaoman1

I agree with dweenk, let's make it simple and...

I agree with dweenk, let's make it simple and straight forward.
Best, Ben
07-04-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14,393
Views: 3,226,484
Posted By Murray Missile

:foo: I've heard that somewhere before...... I...

:foo: I've heard that somewhere before...... I can't quite put a finger on where though.....
06-14-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,200
Posted By juvela

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upon those occasions...
05-31-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By oneclick

Thinner versions:

These look much better, don't think I'll bother with thick ones.


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05-31-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By oneclick

No, I put a spell on them so when they get lost...

No, I put a spell on them so when they get lost they magically find their way back to the pile of ping****its under the bench, so I can sell them to you again.
05-24-21, 04:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By verktyg

Most modern chains rated for 8 speed cassettes...

Most modern chains rated for 8 speed cassettes "should" give you decent performance. I've been an SRAM fan for the past 15 years. Before that SRAM's predecessor Sedis.

The SRAM PC-8x0 series are...
05-23-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By nlerner

SRAM PC- 830 or 850 (or 870 if you want to get...

SRAM PC- 830 or 850 (or 870 if you want to get spendy) is my go to:
...
05-04-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 27,021
Posted By tyler_fred

While the handlebar stem was soaking last night,...

While the handlebar stem was soaking last night, I decided to tackle the missing seatpost clamp on the Peugeot. I had already found a steel seatpost clamp in my pile of crap, so I robbed the upper...
05-03-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 24,803
Views: 3,057,577
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

I own the same ('83 Trek 600). Just finished a...

I own the same ('83 Trek 600). Just finished a rebuild after having the frame repaired. Not a 3 speed, still pleased with the result. Better than new, really. It was originally red with a silver head...
04-11-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 979
Posted By MarkinOz

Saved From The Trash Collection, Is This Frame of 1950s Era??

A friend of mine has just saved this bike after seeing it out for rubbish pick up! :eek:

Frame says “Henk Michels” but haven’t found anything to expand this brand, has some pretty impressive lug...
04-10-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By cudak888

The chaincase doesn't come off without removing...

The chaincase doesn't come off without removing the crank cotter and crank. Do yourself a favor...don't.

-Kurt
04-02-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,393
Views: 3,226,484
Posted By thumpism

I posted earlier about finding this next to the...

I posted earlier about finding this next to the co-op's dumpster and Charles Wahl PMed me asked if I'd be willing to help him acquire it. Feeling uneasy about grabbing a junk bike not actually in the...
04-01-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,200
Posted By juvela

----- yes, this is one of the Steyr produced...

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yes, this is one of the Steyr produced machines

date is right near to 1970

be aware that the Sakae Ringyo chainset has the odd three degree taper. it is made with unusually thick...
03-30-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Dylansbob

just another tired old Cimarron

She cleaned up ok, but the deerhead drivetrain is soo tired. Replaced the original biopace with some sr rings, new tires, rd cable, and pedals.

We'll see how long before I rebuild it with...
03-24-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By merziac

I vote for fold, spindle and mutilate. ;)

I vote for fold, spindle and mutilate. ;)
03-24-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By merziac

Oh I agree and they are the ones getting dumped...

Oh I agree and they are the ones getting dumped on because all others can't keep up so they are using USPS to cover their azz. :troll:
03-24-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,157
Posted By cudak888

Since DeJoy took over the USPS, I haven't had a...

Since DeJoy took over the USPS, I haven't had a single USPS package ship or arrive on time.

One of my Priority Mail packages has remained "in transit" for 13 days...to an address 5 miles away....
03-13-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24,803
Views: 3,057,577
Posted By browngw

I also did a little backyard Three Speed Show...

I also did a little backyard Three Speed Show just before putting mine away for the winter.
...
03-13-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24,803
Views: 3,057,577
Posted By cudak888

Installed a pulley wheel in my '52 today and...

Installed a pulley wheel in my '52 today and decided to put on a small Sports show for myself:
...
02-22-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24,803
Views: 3,057,577
Posted By adventurepdx

I love my Crested Butte! Yes, the reach is...

I love my Crested Butte! Yes, the reach is looooong. This is the era (early-mid 80s) when mountain bike geometry was still based on pre-war Schwinn cruisers. Good swept-back handlebars will alleviate...
02-21-21, 09:49 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 125,353
Posted By montclairbobbyb

Seems the Cimarron was born too early...

They never quite struck the right chord with the market back in the 80s, for which we (today) should be most grateful... they are SO WELL SUITED for today... I have had the good luck & fortune of...
02-19-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,228
Posted By gugie

Paypal Friends and Family is for Friends and...

Paypal Friends and Family is for Friends and Family.

I consider regular posters on BF to be in that group - reputation here is worth more than a few bucks. Friends of friends are included as well.
02-13-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 125,353
Posted By th3realmckay

Decals!

The nice people over at Velocals honored my request and are now stocking "85 Cim decals! Check it out!

https://velocals.com/schwinn-cimarron-decal-set/
01-16-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 123,042
Posted By bwilli88

This table near Angkor Wat, $58,000. About 2m x...

This table near Angkor Wat, $58,000. About 2m x 5m one single slab....
01-14-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,834
Posted By squirtdad

still Tom Cutherberson's "Anybody's Bike...

still Tom Cutherberson's "Anybody's Bike Book"
01-12-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24,803
Views: 3,057,577
Posted By Unca_Sam

1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne, built by Hercules

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Flipped bars 🤪

I know! It's a Department Store Bike! But, Montgomery...
01-11-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,790
Posted By cudak888

Which brings up the tantalizing question - what...

Which brings up the tantalizing question - what kind of damage can the 350-450 degree Fahrenheit of powdercoating do?

Or rather, is 350-450 degrees worthy of concern when powdercoating is so...
01-08-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By xiaoman1

I still have my Texas Instrument SR-!0....massive...

I still have my Texas Instrument SR-!0....massive computing power with 4 functions!...
01-08-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By JohnDThompson

You young whippersnappers have it easy with your...

You young whippersnappers have it easy with your portable computing devices. This is real manly technology:
01-08-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,175
Posted By Chuckk

My first home computer was a Radio Shack Color...

My first home computer was a Radio Shack Color Computer (6809). Here's a few of mine
...
01-08-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 14,393
Views: 3,226,484
Posted By Kevin stafford

Miyata touring mixte

Found a Miyata 215 st mixte tourer at the local Goodwill today, first vintage find in months. I’ve never found a mixte tourer before, has spline triple butted frame with mangalloy fork, 3x6 Shimano...
01-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 74,254
Posted By Drillium Dude

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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DD
12-28-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,181
Posted By randyjawa

This is the start of where the shipment went...

This is the start of where the shipment went wrong - simple human error and we (human beings) error things up all the time. Blaming the shipping process is unfair, in my opinion. And the target...
12-26-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,615
Posted By Bianchigirll

Something else to keep me awake at night

Something else to keep me awake at night
12-25-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,538
Posted By tyrion

https://www.rivbike.com/collections/handlebars/pro...

https://www.rivbike.com/collections/handlebars/products/nitto-bullmoose-bar-dull-bright-fillet-brazed-150mm-16194

$188
...
12-24-20, 06:49 PM
12-24-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,997
Posted By nlerner

I remember well playing with the mercury that...

I remember well playing with the mercury that spilled out of broken thermometers when I was a kid. Some would say it had no cognitive effect. Others might disagree.
12-18-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,128
Posted By cyccommute

And there it is. Someone is bond to suggest...

And there it is. Someone is bond to suggest gasoline in any chain cleaning thread. For those of you who still have some common sense, gasoline is perhaps the most hazardous material you handle on a...
12-16-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,547
Posted By randyjawa

I love my vintage road bikes but two things...

I love my vintage road bikes but two things bother me. The first is the pedals - I ride with SPDs even though they are not period correct.

Second, I use down tube shifters, but do not like doing...
12-03-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,839
Posted By John E

Hey, when you've got money, s___ will do for...

Hey, when you've got money, s___ will do for brains.
11-30-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 809
Posted By cdaniels

After cleanup and rebuilding, some parts...

After cleanup and rebuilding, some parts replacement and new rims here it is. There is even an 100 year old cycling computer on the bars....
11-23-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By walterb

A little Thanksgiving story

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11-10-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,189
Posted By randyjawa

I am pretty sure that I could argue against darn...

I am pretty sure that I could argue against darn near every point that the OP offers. And, for what it is worth, I used to feel much the same way when I was new to the hobby of finding, restoring...
11-09-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,189
Posted By cudak888

Kickstand (at least when I put one back on....

Kickstand (at least when I put one back on. #projectbike, so there).
Shift levers on the handlebar.
Stamped dropouts.
Stainless steel rims. (Whoops. The '51 in the background has stainless...
11-09-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,189
Posted By ltokuno

For corrections I can think of great bikes that...

For corrections I can think of great bikes that violate each rule listed. Then there's what people have done with the bikes between the time it was new and now. There's examples of things that we...
11-09-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,189
Posted By browngw

This post makes me unhappy. Starting out in the...

This post makes me unhappy. Starting out in the bike hobby as a snob before you even know what is going on by using the stereotypes of other bike snobs will never make you happy and serves no purpose...
11-09-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,189
Posted By Happy Feet

Sigh... new to the hobby and already flexing the...

Sigh... new to the hobby and already flexing the judgmental muscle.

How bout not trying to make a list of ways to look down on things and just enjoy your bike(s).
11-04-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By Doug Fattic

Imagine my surprise about reading in C&V about 2...

Imagine my surprise about reading in C&V about 2 guys riding their bicycles from Paris to Mussoorie, India. I spent a semester going to a small boarding high school in Mussoorie. The town isn't...
10-26-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,181
Posted By cudak888

Still waiting too. I bet it looked like a mail-in...

Still waiting too. I bet it looked like a mail-in ballot and was immediately torched with a flamethrower by DeJoy himself :lol:

-Kurt
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