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08-28-23, 08:38 PM
Replies: 274
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Posted By Classtime

Those of us with limited storage coupled with...

Those of us with limited storage coupled with limited but loving understanding on the part of the CFO, care about the money somewhat because: N+1 must eventually lead to N-1 and the next N+1 can only...
08-28-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 274
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Posted By VintageRide

I just bought a 1985 Norco Magnum GT in very nice...

I just bought a 1985 Norco Magnum GT in very nice condition for 200 on FB Marketplace, I was wondering why after one week it was still for sale. I just happened upon it not really considering another...
08-28-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,531
Posted By Het Volk

It could be that millennials will get more into...

It could be that millennials will get more into older or classic style steel frames and bikes, but the crowd seems mostly comprised of boomers and Gen-X.
08-28-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 274
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Posted By malcala622

The notion that all schwinns are worth $1000+...

The notion that all schwinns are worth $1000+ hasn't fallen.
08-20-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,117
Posted By SurferRosa

I fully rebuild every bike I acquire. It's a...

I fully rebuild every bike I acquire. It's a rewarding process in itself that pays operational and spiritual dividends for years and years.

To me, it would be "nuts" not riding a bicycle ... or...
05-28-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,600
Posted By gugie

Good place to watch the submarine races, I take...

Good place to watch the submarine races, I take it?
05-28-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,600
Posted By Schreck83

Trail info here: https://empiretrail.ny.gov/ ...

Trail info here:
https://empiretrail.ny.gov/
I plan on exploring the western part of the trail this summer.
05-27-23, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,600
Posted By Prowler

I didnít expect folks from so far would know the...

I didnít expect folks from so far would know the song I grew up on. I was born and raised not far from Lock 7. Clintonís Folly is part of my upbringing.

Lock 7 was a good place to ďparkĒ.
05-27-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,600
Posted By Prowler

Tour - "low bridge, everybody down

low bridge, we're coming to a town.
You'll always know your neighbor and you'll always know your pal
if you've ever navigated on the Erie Canal."

Tomorrow morning I'm heading north with my mule...
04-10-23, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 810,989
Posted By AdventureManCO

Let me know when you're ready to sell the XL...

Let me know when you're ready to sell the XL Super...it's in my size and I can't wait to see how the best bike you've ever ridden, out of all the high caliber bikes you've ever had, compares to the...
04-09-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7,080
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Posted By bikamper

I've done the 3ST many times since 2008. It's a...

I've done the 3ST many times since 2008. It's a good time. The hard parts are the Bay City Hill and staying sober after the hill.:)

I usually camp in Wabasha, MN Friday thru Sunday but this year...
04-09-23, 07:36 AM
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Views: 810,989
Posted By jamesdak

Well....it's not really "wrenching" I guess. But...

Well....it's not really "wrenching" I guess. But I just managed to fit 30 bikes into the bike cave. I had Krapf in the living room, the Raleigh in the one hall by the spare bedrooms, and the Motta,...
03-30-23, 11:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,458
Posted By gugie

Same here! Except it was in California... At...

Same here! Except it was in California...

At our advanced age, sleeping in a bed every night is very appealing.
03-30-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,458
Posted By mgopack42

Nah, if we were truly classic and vintage, it...

Nah, if we were truly classic and vintage, it would be cocaine and methamphetamine like Eddy did! And booze and cigarettes too!
03-28-23, 07:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,458
Posted By gugie

Touroica 2023, April 3-7 - God willing and the creek don't rise

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pic courtesy of mgopack42, slightly edited for BF's family...
03-25-23, 03:56 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 111,352
Posted By VintageSteelEU

Date codes on any parts have to be taken with a...

Date codes on any parts have to be taken with a grain of salt. I had mid-70's Huret derailleurs on a bicycle frame that could only be late 70's or early 80's. I can be nearly certain that almost all...
03-14-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Schweinhund

I'm about 95% sure I have one or two, give me a...

I'm about 95% sure I have one or two, give me a day or two to look. If I do, it's yours for the price of shipping
04-28-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,208
Posted By T-Mar

The S/N indicates July 1976 manufacture. It could...

The S/N indicates July 1976 manufacture. It could be either an A018C or U016C, as the Canadian market changed the model designation of the base model sometime in the late 1970s and my documentation...
05-20-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 51,154
Posted By Saguaro

Just to be clear, itís East Sonoran Desert Drive...

Just to be clear, itís East Sonoran Desert Drive that changes to East Dove Valley Road as you go west. Itís a great way to get to Anthem from downtown via 12th Street / Cave Creek Road if youíre up...
05-19-20, 10:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 51,154
Posted By polymorphself

Great, thanks for the tip! I live downtown and...

Great, thanks for the tip! I live downtown and will make my way up there soon for a ride around.
05-19-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 51,154
Posted By Saguaro

Thank you for your kind words! Iím truly...

Thank you for your kind words! Iím truly fortunate to have been able to hang on to this bike after all these years and give it a new life.

The bridge photos were taken on Sonoran Desert Drive...
11-09-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,071
Posted By jeirvine

This is very useful: Sheldon Brown's Bicycle...

This is very useful: Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Frame and Cassette Spacing Crib Sheet (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-spacing.html)
Replies: 15
Views: 4,936
Posted By chewybrian

I'd buy that in a second if it fit me. You could...

I'd buy that in a second if it fit me. You could send it back to Waterford for a refinish for a total expense of half the cost of a new frame, and it would be your custom color, etc. What's not to...
Replies: 15
Views: 4,936
Posted By Scooper

Frame and fork? Yes. Absolutely. From...

Frame and fork?

Yes. Absolutely.

From the 1996 model descriptions:

Model 1250 Sports Touring Frameset
Perfect for supported touring such as RAGBRAI and BAMMI, the 1250 combines the...
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By wrk101

Stuck seat post is a price killer. Read the...

Stuck seat post is a price killer. Read the steps on the Sheldon Brown site on how to attack a stuck post.

Project bikes are best suited for someone with the time/tools/aptitude/interest to work...
02-26-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,331
Posted By noglider

Those might be the same ratios as the old SA...

Those might be the same ratios as the old SA 5-speed hub. And I have the same complaint about it that I do about the AW. I think the better condition you are in, the closer you want your ratios to...
02-25-10, 05:43 PM
Replies: 27,622
Views: 4,299,331
Posted By buck mulligan

Didn't Sheldon Brown say that "AW" stands for...

Didn't Sheldon Brown say that "AW" stands for "always works," and "SW" stands for "seldom works?"
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