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01-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,429
Posted By acm

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive...

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive bicycle that nobody on the thread has ridden, but has vocal opinions about anyway
01-29-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,207
Posted By Wildwood

There are corollaries: ...

There are corollaries:
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01-29-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,429
Posted By nlerner

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of...

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of the hill, then take a nice photo of the view, post to social media, then coast back to the bottom.
01-27-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,429
Posted By cudak888

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike...

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike thing?"

Well, it's about Grant Petersen, so it's impossible not to have a 15 page thread.

-Kurt
01-12-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
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...
01-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By microcord

See this learned disquisition...

See this learned disquisition (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2014_02_24_archive.html) from 2014.
01-08-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,775
Posted By Chinghis

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all...

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all my pieces on that and actually riding.

It's a five-year old article, so I assume these haven't taken over the cycling world yet.

Edit: Oh, man,...
01-08-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By JaccoW

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now...

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now both Sturmey Archer 5-speeds.

http://i.imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4.jpg (https://imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4)
1976 Gazelle Grand Tourist...
01-01-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By barnfind

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a...

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a 1978 model in brown, with two old Kenda tires with Raleigh logos on little white tags on the one side of each tire. Likely the original tires as well....
01-01-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By barnfind

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the...

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the shed, a couple of go carts, an old tractor or two, and a few motorcycles.
When I was a kid, we weren't allowed in the house during the day unless it was...
12-26-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By IsleRide

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes...

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes right now I accept the challenge to try and finally do something with this. A friend gave it to me 20 years ago and I'll never sell it but this is the...
12-24-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 45,139
Posted By RobbieTunes

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were...

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were playing as the Blues Busters, I think. I drove 3 hours, met my bud at 5 pm at a running store, and off we went....I don't think he told his wife. ...
12-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By nlerner

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports...

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports Tourist resto-mod to take it for a test ride and pose it for some pics:

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50748443217_a9bf1ea6f4_b.jpg...
12-21-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By BFisher

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing...

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing "more money than the bike is worth" doesn't really make that much sense if you like the bike and plan on riding it. You'll be getting your money's worth...
12-14-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,728
Posted By caloso

What's worse is when you go back to your old...

What's worse is when you go back to your old college campus that happens to be on a hill-side and you think "Holy crap, I used to ride up this hill on a 30-lb Schwinn with a 42-25 and a backpack full...
12-10-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,728
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was...

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was not possible with the Campy NR crank and 144 BCD. Only when the 130 BCD came about, thanks Shimano, did 39s get used. And the 53 was usually not the...
12-08-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By Oldairhead

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol: ...

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol:

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12-07-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,643
Posted By jjhabbs

Small update on the new Bicycle Mancave-Garage

Hey guys,
check this place out. It's going to take 3 to 4 months to get this done but It should be great. Lots of new Youtube Content, maybe swap meets, C&V parties and rides will meet here. check...
12-03-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,861
Posted By steelbikeguy

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I...

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I bought in the 70's (a bit of C&V content), but they weren't all that exciting once you learned to not fall off.
Much later, I bought a mag trainer as...
10-30-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,237
Posted By non-fixie

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10-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,457
Posted By arne68

Patria WKC bikes and Mannesmann tubing

Hello from Germany, found this searching for a decal, but maybe I can bring some light in this (already quite old) thread.
PATRIA WKC is an old german brand, first located in Solingen. The "WKC" is...
10-04-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 793
Posted By sloar

$80

$80
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,891
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
09-27-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,298
Posted By clubman

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs...

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs as is.

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09-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,090
Posted By dddd

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09-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,106
Posted By embankmentlb

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed...

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed bikes. I am finding the 6 & 7 speed stuff for 126 is as good or better in many ways.
I find myself shifting one cog at a time instead of 2 and getting...
09-21-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,106
Posted By Fahrenheit531

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me. ...

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIujfkyVbqw

...but I'm gonna say it was cooler in Japanese.
09-20-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-03-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,690
Posted By dbhouston

1953 Claud Butler for Colson

I came across this bike on FB Marketplace and initially thought I would pick it up for spare Sturmey Archer parts and the chance to play with a Dynohub, and maybe learn something about cleaning up a...
08-14-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By threespeedmafia

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74...

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74 Sports turned Superbe. It started life as a Sports with a 3 speed coaster brake hub. He added a twist grip shifter to replace the trigger just because. ...
05-06-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,456
Posted By USAZorro

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here?...

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here? Perhaps Italians have mixed feelings of wounded national pride and thankfulness that the Colnago family received substantial financial recognition...
05-04-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,192
Posted By Slightspeed

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years...

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years apart in my addiction, but less than ten years apart in age. In 1964 as a junior racer, my parents got me a 1964 Legnano Roma Olympiad. It was my race...
03-25-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20,459
Views: 3,523,752
Posted By Headpost

A nice message from a flipper . . . ...

A nice message from a flipper . . .


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03-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By wrk101

You are in a unique, strong market. In my area,...

You are in a unique, strong market. In my area, the market for the bikes you have hanging there has been DEAD for 4 or 5 years. OK, I could still sell the two Bianchis you have there, but at prices...
03-22-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,701
Posted By noglider

If the teens are boys, this will explain it...

If the teens are boys, this will explain it (https://www.amazon.com/review/RFWM0CFO0UMWY).
03-21-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,701
Posted By Hudson308

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but...

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but ok... I'll try it. ;)
03-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 10,701
Posted By crank_addict

Rough days on the arse. We're all familiar with...

Rough days on the arse. We're all familiar with the vast empty toilet paper aisles and no joke, I checked seven stores in a fairly populated suburbia - 2 Wal-Mart's, Meijer, Jewel-Osco, Menards, Home...
01-19-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,244
Posted By bulgie

I'm going to stick up for the unloved Allvit. ...

I'm going to stick up for the unloved Allvit. Its day goes back to 1958 BTW, although those first Allvits looked different, didn't have that cover that hid the parallelogram. Here's the '58:...
01-10-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,518
Posted By mechanicmatt

In another forum I frequent whenever someone...

In another forum I frequent whenever someone finds a dumpster dive, or crazy garage sale find, or whatever, the proper high approval greeting for their find is a hearty, "You Suck!"

So with an...
01-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By mtb_addict

Pheonix... ...

Pheonix...

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01-03-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By mtb_addict

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21”...

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21” Sportster into a large luggage?

i am living in Hong Kong this year, and i am bikeless. and it is killing my feet,having to walk everywhere.

so i found a...
12-23-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,443
Posted By Johno59

Good to Go

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This is my two speed. 1903 epicyclic two speed Sunbeam. 25%...
12-23-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By gster

We Three Speeds.... Old Faithful helps me again...

We Three Speeds....
Old Faithful helps me again
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Wheeled it home from the tree...
12-20-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 23,912
Posted By iab

Hookers and blow.

Hookers and blow.
11-26-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24,830
Views: 3,068,954
Posted By blackbomber

Yeah, that's the key to making the CB160 a really...

Yeah, that's the key to making the CB160 a really fun ride!

I was working in a motorcycle shop at the time (1999), and bought the 160 and a 100cc 2T Yamaha enduro from the owner in a package deal...
11-25-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 7,199
Views: 698,756
Posted By HPL

Leather and Brass

More leather and brass for the Hercules. I think it has a fetish! RBR Saddle and Powell & Hanmer lamp.
11-24-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,023
Posted By verktyg

Everyone done guessing??? Ha, Ha, Ha...

I'll cut to the chase... BTW, thanks for the pics Bianchigirll

NHmtb has a rare, at least for the US, 1974 Gitane Champion du Monde.

1974 French catalog
...
11-24-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
Posted By SurferRosa

Wrap it with twine and tell 'em you carry it up...

Wrap it with twine and tell 'em you carry it up stairs there.

:innocent:
11-22-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,330
Posted By thumpism

"Downtown Short Pump" used to be a joke, but the...

"Downtown Short Pump" used to be a joke, but the mall and surrounding development has made it a nightmare come true.
11-21-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,263
Posted By wrk101

Selling on Ebay Some Tips From 20 year Seller

OK, I've been asked on another thread about eBay, it makes more sense to just put my reply here. If there is no interest, no problem, I will just delete this thread!

Background: I have been...
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