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02-04-23, 05:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,251
Posted By AdventureManCO

You know, I've heard about those seat binder...

You know, I've heard about those seat binder bolts, in one of those 'worst component ever' threads. Do these bolts offer anything that a comparable non-Campy part would not, apart from the word...
02-01-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 897
Posted By Lattz

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Sorry, was made for an earlier thread where someone said, all bike theft are owner's...
02-01-23, 05:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,449
Posted By bulgie

Yet another toilet roll holder: ...

Yet another toilet roll holder:
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The hub was cracked at a spoke...
02-01-23, 06:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,449
Posted By bboy314

A few old projects from the scrap pile: ...

A few old projects from the scrap pile:


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01-31-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 897
Posted By P!N20

Can we keep this C&V please. ...

Can we keep this C&V please.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 08:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.

I thought there were no ads on the paid site.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,576
Posted By merziac

Scrap the Tesla and carry on with the Hetchins. ...

Scrap the Tesla and carry on with the Hetchins. ;)
01-23-23, 11:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,560
Posted By RCMoeur

I'll see your retroreflective strips and raise...

I'll see your retroreflective strips and raise you several rolls of 3M 35 electrical tape. ;)...
01-19-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,348
Posted By tcs

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(Ride With GPS sez the hill runs between 5% and 9% grade, not...
01-18-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,348
Posted By tkamd73

I built this up a couple of years ago, no...

I built this up a couple of years ago, no stopping issues whatsoever, actually find the braking quite impressive. Lots of fun to skid too, if you don’t mind flat spotting the tires a bit.
Tim

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01-18-23, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By P!N20

Nah I think it's real. :p

Nah I think it's real.



:p
01-16-23, 07:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,783
Posted By RustyJames

No pics but I like stem shifters, kickstands and...

No pics but I like stem shifters, kickstands and dynamos. Absolutely nothing wrong with practicality. (See Love of English 3-speed thread…)
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By Doug Fattic

REW Reynolds was a bike shop in Northhamton in...

REW Reynolds was a bike shop in Northhamton in about the center of England. They didn't make frames themselves. The frames they sold under their name were made by Woodrup in Leeds (which still...
01-15-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By RCMoeur

Easy fix. ...

Easy fix.

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01-06-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By dedhed

Sharpie

Sharpie
01-05-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

I Grew up in Goat head country and fixing a flat...

I Grew up in Goat head country and fixing a flat tire was an essential skill if you wanted to ride a bicycle. My advice is that there isn’t one solution. Kevlar belted tires are the best idea and...
01-03-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 454
Posted By RCMoeur

"Sir, the Duopar apparently did break into the...

"Sir, the Duopar apparently did break into the Cyclone II breeding pens..."
12-31-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,395
Posted By dmark

Arabesque has a vintage classy look and will look...

Arabesque has a vintage classy look and will look great. Also I believe it came out in78 or 79 so correct decade.
I approve.
12-31-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,395
Posted By noobinsf

Approved! Proceed!

Approved! Proceed!
12-26-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By jamesdak

I'm about 25 bikes past my "last road bike...

I'm about 25 bikes past my "last road bike project"! Good luck with that, LOL!
12-26-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Both are the a New Winner model and the four...

Both are the a New Winner model and the four smaller sprockets thread off with normal threads (lefty loosey). Soak theeads with penetrating oil and use heat if stubborn.

The two largest sprockets...
12-18-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,365
Posted By RCMoeur

If it was one of the saddles of that type that...

If it was one of the saddles of that type that has longitudinal springs supporting the padding instead of the Metal Plate of Doom, it might have a chance of being comfortable. Nope.

If I owned a...
12-16-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,540
Posted By RCMoeur

Decades ago, I ditched my drop bars and went with...

Decades ago, I ditched my drop bars and went with a taller stem and bullhorn bars on my Raleigh Professional Mark IV....
12-15-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,718
Posted By justcynn

Thank you for agreeing to work with my timing, it...

Thank you for agreeing to work with my timing, it is home safely and a future participant in all my Teams calls.
...
12-15-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,810
Posted By Drillium Dude

More like a low-light with a silver lining here...

More like a low-light with a silver lining here :)

While aboard the Davidson, I was hit by a car back in September, wrecking the rear wheel and dinging up other bits. After over two months...
12-12-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,717
Posted By grant40

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12-09-22, 01:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,966
Posted By cudak888

I tasked it with a related question. ...

I tasked it with a related question.

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This...
12-08-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By bertinjim

yonex96- I have a spare adjuster that you...

yonex96-

I have a spare adjuster that you are welcome to. PM me with an address and I will mail it off to you.
12-06-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,251
Posted By leftthread

How much time do we each have left? Recently...

How much time do we each have left?

Recently outlived the average life expectancy for males in my immediate family.
Then I just had to look up actuarial tables and determine best case average...
Forum: Southwest
12-05-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 546
Posted By RCMoeur

I rebuilt the red Trek immediately to the left of...

I rebuilt the red Trek immediately to the left of the white Trek. It has a nice RSX 1x7 drivetrain, and I'm satisfied with myself that I got the red foam grip to slide nicely onto the twist shifter...
12-03-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,782
Posted By skydog6653

Mine now. ...

Mine now.


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11-30-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By Chuck M

I still recall my middle school English teacher...

I still recall my middle school English teacher disagreeing with me when I told her I ain't got no need for her class because I can already talk in English. She replied "you don't have a need for my...
11-27-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,738
Posted By BillHarb

I spent many hours assembling these at the Blue...

I spent many hours assembling these at the Blue Wheel, from around 1972 to 76. The owner, Bill Gray, bought them from Italy in containers with the owner of Tumbleweed Cyclery in Chapel Hill (actually...
11-27-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 924
Posted By RCMoeur

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are...

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are so hard to push in the non-ratcheting direction that I can see this happening. :)
11-25-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 432
Posted By merziac

Wacky hack of the day

As I was taking a Covid test for the Thanksgiving festivities yesterday, It dawned on me the little test vial would be good for carrying a shot of grease in the tool kit which on my bikes is...
11-24-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By John E

How about Turkey Levers on a bike?

How about Turkey Levers on a bike?
11-15-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By RCMoeur

Speaking as someone neck-deep in...

Speaking as someone neck-deep in "previously-loved" bicycles, there are a lot of used bikes available right now. In mid-2020, it was the opposite, with almost no retail product and used bikes (and...
11-12-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 691
Posted By MauriceMoss

RE: the seat stay caps - there were several...

RE: the seat stay caps - there were several French manufacturers who used similar style of stay caps, with varying degrees of... swaginess (industry term).
So, that feature helps in narrowing things...
11-07-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,411
Posted By mnuhn

Finally I can post pictures: ...

Finally I can post pictures:

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Version 0: Wooden top tube...
10-29-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By Lotus907efi

Just got a Vitus 979 with Campagnolo Veloce off Ebay

Just recently I found a nice looking Vitus 56cm all aluminum bike advertised on Ebay. It was originally advertised for $550 plus shipping. I made an offer of $475 and the seller accepted that offer....
10-26-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 774
Posted By alexihnen

1975 Schwinn Paramount - wonderful orange, nice condition

This is a wonderful riding classic Schwinn Paramount. The frame measures 22.5in center-to-center for both seat tube and top tube. Equipment appears to be all original and everything works well.
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10-25-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,337
Posted By juvela

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OKAMOTO Aluminum Bicycle, Japan, 1940's
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10-20-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By konakai

Two of a kind early Paramounts

thought I'd post these for your viewing pleasure. p number paramounts, prob 1947s. I love sweaty unrestored bikes. this is my favorite paint scheme of paramounts...
10-12-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,216
Posted By RCMoeur

I will neither confirm nor deny hoarding curating...

I will neither confirm nor deny hoarding curating a collection of 4" adjustable wrenches. Mostly quality brands such as (US made) Craftsman, Snap-On Blue Point, etc.

That being said, I'll...
10-11-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By microcord

Either the Dura-ace RD says "105" (to match the...

Either the Dura-ace RD says "105" (to match the crankset) or my eyesight is deteriorating.



In my part of the world, groupset match is expensive, in time, money or both. It might look odd if...
10-11-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 645
Posted By fender1

Metal polish will remove the Ultegra branding on...

Metal polish will remove the Ultegra branding on the cage. Problem solved. You know that once you swap a part that is working well for simply aesthetic reasons, the new part will never work as...
09-18-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,016
Posted By droppedandlost

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes...

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes to offer something different.

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09-15-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,682
Posted By AdventureManCO

I think I just found a 1981/82 Trek 957 w/ Super Record. What am I even doing?

I hit up a local estate sale and found this magnificent bicycle. Based on the wonderful resource at vintage-trek.com, it looks like the bike is a 959 or 957 from around 1981 or 1982, based on the...
09-14-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,952
Posted By alcjphil

This reminds me of an old axiom. How to make a...

This reminds me of an old axiom. How to make a small fortune? Start with a large fortune and open a bike shop
09-14-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By smd4

Because people prefer Shimano?

Because people prefer Shimano?
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