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08-31-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,440
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Uninformed rhetoric, perhaps, but defiantly not...

Uninformed rhetoric, perhaps, but defiantly not common sense.
08-31-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,440
Posted By Fredo76

According to...

According to https://biz30.timedoctor.com/average-salary-in-india/, the minimum wage in India varies by location, from $8/day in New Delhi, to $4/day in rural areas. Common prejudice, more like.
08-31-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,440
Posted By Koyote

I'm a little flummoxed by the implication that...

I'm a little flummoxed by the implication that bike tired manufactured in India are somehow suspect. I mean, making bike tires is not exactly rocket surgery.
07-12-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By T-Mar

The subject bicycle is a 1990 or 1991 model. The...

The subject bicycle is a 1990 or 1991 model. The serial number will provide confirmation. It is a bonded carbon fibre frame and would be classified as a hybrid bicycle, though Giant did not use that...
07-11-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

This one is very very cool ...

This one is very very cool
https://www.ebay.com/itm/384579760686?hash=item598abd722e:g:DKEAAOSwFVVhsK0n
DAVE SCOTT'S Custom Zunow bicycle frame / fork 1980's A six time Ironman winner!...
07-03-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Lbxpdx

New project day. 1992 Trek 950

I swung by a coop today and noticed a huge pile of bikes in the back. Pre scrapyard sale. I picked this old thing up for the princely sum of $20. It even came with both Deore LX derailleurs and...
07-01-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,283
Posted By dedhed

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage
07-01-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By Clang

It'd be nice to find one of these for sale one...

It'd be nice to find one of these for sale one day. It's interesting to hear someone complaining about the bars being too high since people now complain about classic mtb's saddle to bar drop being...
07-01-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By jimc101

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the...

HT2 has been out for almost 20 years now and the tool for the crank pre-load hasn't changed since it was introduced, could understand an issue if Shimano changed the spec every few years, but they...
06-30-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,003
Posted By HillRider

That plastic tool is intended to limit the torque...

That plastic tool is intended to limit the torque you apply. The specified torque is 0.7 to 1.5 Nm which is quite low and well within "finger tight" using that plastic tool. BTW, that tool is...
06-30-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By hazetguy

it really was not that "waay out there in the...

it really was not that "waay out there in the middle of nowhere", just a few miles off a major highway, exactly 1 hr from my house each way.
it was a beautiful morning for a drive in the mountains,...
06-29-22, 02:24 PM
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Views: 11,666,031
Posted By '02 nrs

nice Salsa w/cook cranks.$1k

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06-29-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) DIAMOND BACK Overdrive Comp

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Views: 351,098
Posted By brian44

New gearing for F200s. I'm running 60x13 for my...

New gearing for F200s. I'm running 60x13 for my max gear on a good day. I'm in purgatory waiting on tires/new front five-spoke, so don't judge me :lol:.
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06-27-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,236
Posted By BFisher

Like it or not - Schwinn Varsity. It's the bike...

Like it or not - Schwinn Varsity. It's the bike that got many on the road. Oozes nostalgia.
06-27-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By Gary12000

Trek 520 FS

SOLD SOLD SOLD...
So i'm still trying to make some room, so next up on the chopping block... a Circa 1995 Trek Touring 520, as far as i can tell from pictures its as it was sold from new except...
06-27-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,974
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under...

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under valued.

Bikes I want to buy are always over valued.

YMMV
06-26-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,974
Posted By 2manybikes

I always thought an internet forum was a place to...

I always thought an internet forum was a place to post your opinion.
06-26-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,974
Posted By wrk101

1. Most posters have no interest in selling on...

1. Most posters have no interest in selling on ebay. If they do, that opens up higher values.

2. I have access to Terapeak, which gives a full year of eBay. sales history. That $1825 sale is an...
06-26-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,031
Posted By LBCwanabe

Panasonic Mountain Cat 3500

Japanese made. Large size. Original components. Tires & tubes not included . Relubed throughout. $199 plus shipping....
06-25-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By SoCaled

That's exactly what I thought!

That's exactly what I thought!
06-25-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By James1964

Ritchey rear dropouts on a Bianchi? Learn...

Ritchey rear dropouts on a Bianchi? Learn something every day.
06-25-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By SoCaled

Bianchi Alfana - $180 - Westminster,CA ...

Bianchi Alfana - $180 - Westminster,CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/1424533691
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06-23-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 449
Posted By balindamood

The Unjustly Maligned Shimano M-700SP RD

I have read several accounts here and elsewhere equating the Shimano Deore 'Deerhead" Super Plate (M-700SP) derailleurs to Suntour Mountech of the same vintage; and in doing so, implying they should...
06-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By Pompiere

I got mine in the summer of 1986, shortly after...

I got mine in the summer of 1986, shortly after reading a similar article in Bicycling magazine. They were out of the red, so I got the Black Chrome. It still looks pretty good.
...
06-23-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By kermie

Great price, but too big for me.

1986 Ross Mountain Bike Size "22 Vintage - $65 (Denver)https://images.craigslist.org/00404_jsu9KdnG0fXz_0CD0t2_600x450.jpg

Ross Mt Hood...
06-23-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By tjfastback66

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1983 Raleigh Prestige Grand Sport...
06-23-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) SCHWINN Sierra (mtb)

From Bicycle Guide, May 1986.

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06-22-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By Andy_K

1985 Performance Superbe ...

1985 Performance Superbe

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49832257527_9114229a4a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2iVvm2V)

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06-22-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By madpogue

Oh stop trying to talk me into it. Just because I...

Oh stop trying to talk me into it. Just because I don't have a canti tourer yet... and it's Tange 2... and it's a 40-spoke rear...
06-22-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 495
Posted By jamesdak

My 1985 Fuji Opus III did. ...

My 1985 Fuji Opus III did.


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06-22-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 495
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Classic cyclist

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06-21-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Piff

Not exactly C&V but adjacent: 1-1/8 threadless roller bearing headset

I know 1-1/8" threadless headsets aren't C&V in the strictest sense, but I also know that we have a good number of members here that love roller bearing headsets, specifically the A9 stronglight. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 810
Posted By njkayaker

Upright doesn't have to be "heavy and...

Upright doesn't have to be "heavy and slow".
06-21-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By Clang

Not the best price, but a cool bike and sometimes...

Not the best price, but a cool bike and sometimes people have a hard time finding larger mtbs.Nashbar 5000 DTX - $180 (Eagan,...
06-20-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,859
Posted By seau grateau

I'm glad he's still making fixed gear content,...

I'm glad he's still making fixed gear content, but I've always taken issue with his seemingly intractable stance against cycling-specific clothing and other valuable innovations that make cycling...
06-20-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By JohnDThompson

The main triangles were brazed in Waterloo, fork...

The main triangles were brazed in Waterloo, fork and rear triangle subassemblies were made in Japan and joined with frames in Waterloo before painting. Early production used Reynolds 531 "All...
06-20-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By Velo Mule

+1 on the acetone. The paint might have been...

+1 on the acetone. The paint might have been cured for too long for the acetone to work effectively but that would be my first try. It may take some rubbing and some exposure time for the acetone...
06-20-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By dweenk

Sheldon Brown's site lists 27.2 as the most...

Sheldon Brown's site lists 27.2 as the most likely candidate, but you have one in place now plus a shim so another 2mm may be it. As far as the spray bomb touch-up goes; I have used acetone on a rag...
06-19-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/10768604...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1076860476233698/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_general&referral_story_type=general&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-6126791872426060265%22%2C%22mf_stor...
06-19-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By '02 nrs

'85 Ibis $450.

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06-18-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/d/winchester...

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bik/d/winchester-fuji-roubaix-racer-tri-tt/7497251356.htmlFUJI Roubaix racer; Tri; TT; PMC; very lightweight; 5'10" to 6'3" - $500 (Winchester) ...
06-13-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By Jazzyg72

Hi, Yes this is a bike that I Spec'd with the...

Hi, Yes this is a bike that I Spec'd with the head buyer at REI Dave Chandler. We did this deal with the Diamondback Factory at the old Bicycle Dealer Showcase (BDS) in Long Beach CA. Unfortunately...
06-12-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14,887
Views: 3,621,826
Posted By curbtender

Picked up a couple of boxes of crap at a local...

Picked up a couple of boxes of crap at a local garage sale. Found some unobtainium. ...
06-10-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By JulesCW

62cm Lotus Competition (1984?) Full Suntour Superbe Group

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/398918608815601/

Seller Says: "
62cm Lotus Competition (1984?) Full Suntour Superbe Groupset Champion Chromoly Tubing Araya 700c rims 2x6 drivetrain...
06-09-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By madpogue

So that's what my thrift-store queen from a few...

So that's what my thrift-store queen from a few years back (https://www.bikeforums.net/20642932-post66.html) looked like before it was jacked into a geezer-glider and thrashed to within an inch of...
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By sd5782

Bike sold to one of the earlier responders here...

Bike sold to one of the earlier responders here who was in the area. Price was toward the lower end of valuations, but that wasn’t really important to me. He can mention price if he posts. What was...
06-09-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) UNIVEGA Alpina Comp (mtb)

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06-08-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 71,670
Views: 11,666,031
Posted By WGB

I posted this two days ago when it was $250 ...

I posted this two days ago when it was $250

Any chance anyone from the Ann Arbor/Detroit area would be travelling to central Ontario over the next few weeks who could grab this for me and bring...
06-08-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By LittleGinseng

FS: Specialized Headset, Sugino 75 Calipers, TDF Tires

1) Specialized Direct Drive 1" Black Sealed Headset: JIS 30mm cups/ 27mm crown race, 44.2mm stack height, 115 grams. Manufactured by Tange, this headset is just a few mm's shorter than a Tange G...
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