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06-17-24, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By nlerner

you get what you pay for, I suppose. edit: I...

you get what you pay for, I suppose.

edit: I also didn’t get notification that I had been quoted as has been true in the past. Hmm.
06-17-24, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 231
Posted By nlerner

@SurferRosa approves of the length of Eddie’s...

@SurferRosa approves of the length of Eddie’s brake cables.
06-17-24, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By altenwrencher

Your rear wheel might be built with a Maillard...

Your rear wheel might be built with a Maillard Helicomatic hub that has failed in some way they feel is unrepairable. It was an unusual design and did not stay on the market for long. I see some...
06-17-24, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 156
Posted By genejockey

I can't say that's ever been a problem for me.

I can't say that's ever been a problem for me.
06-17-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 156
Posted By genejockey

What Happened to Alerts for Quoted Posts?

Since the maintenance this morning, the alert for quoted posts has disappeared. This is a useful feature, especially in conversational threads, or slow-moving threads where I don't want to keep...
06-17-24, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 397
Posted By steelbikeguy

The bike industry has a certain share of old and...

The bike industry has a certain share of old and ambiguous logos and brands, and the 3.3.3. of Shimano is one of them. Grant Petersen ran an article in the Rivendell Reader #34 that explained this...
06-16-24, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By roadcrankr

When the OP describes it as "...no serrated...

When the OP describes it as "...no serrated edges...", I think he referred to the surface that contacts the dropouts.
My 70's - 80's NOS ones exhibit a smooth surface, with tiny serrations along the...
06-16-24, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By bboy314

Be sure to look for a minimum insertion point...

Be sure to look for a minimum insertion point marked on the stem. It may already be as high as itíll safely go.
06-15-24, 06:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By bulgie

The earliest ones didn't have a date, just the...

The earliest ones didn't have a date, just the word PATENT. I think the very last ones made (circe '85?) also left off the date.
The very first edition ('67) is rare and highly sought-after by...
06-15-24, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By gaucho777

Any chance you would consider separating those...

Any chance you would consider separating those items? I am just about finished with my latest project and I just discovered that my recently purchased levers are missing those plates for aero ...
06-15-24, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By shelbyfv

Would be great If OP could be bothered to learn...

Would be great If OP could be bothered to learn the difference between a nice old bike worth attention and the POS stuff he seems drawn to. :foo:
06-15-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,080
Posted By Imaginos

My other bike. ...

My other bike.
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06-15-24, 10:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,080
Posted By etherhuffer

Same here! Maybe I should change my handle to...

Same here! Maybe I should change my handle to ReImaginos!
06-15-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 389
Posted By northbend

Walking has kept me reasonably sane since I broke...

Walking has kept me reasonably sane since I broke my wrist in a hard crash on the bike at the end of April.
It's gonna be a long recovery. The surgeon says it’ll probably be riding again by...
06-15-24, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 585
Posted By hazetguy

i'd pay $1200 for that all day long. if you're...

i'd pay $1200 for that all day long. if you're not going to buy it, will you post the link so i can get in touch with the seller? thanks!
06-15-24, 06:46 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,080
Posted By etherhuffer

The Red and the Black! ...

The Red and the Black!
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06-14-24, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 721
Posted By Kabuki12

The ad says it all , our lightest racer only...

The ad says it all , our lightest racer only 27lbs! They had to eliminate the kickstand to get the weight down.
06-14-24, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 815
Posted By Velo Mule

This reminds me, that I always forget all the...

This reminds me, that I always forget all the things that I want when I finally get to a bike co-op. A pair of BMX freestyle pegs, if cut shorter should make excellent dropout alignment guides along...
06-14-24, 06:24 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,080
Posted By Hondo6

She also gets the blame for a portion of the...

She also gets the blame for a portion of the lyrics to "Because the Night" (co-written with Bruce Springsteen). Plus a some on few other BOC tunes.
06-14-24, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By SpeedofLite

Off the Steep End (climbing instruction camp)

It's in here....but don't tell anyone.
...
06-14-24, 12:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By P!N20

I know it's futile discussing practicalities...

I know it's futile discussing practicalities here, but they could have saved just as much weight by shortening the seat post.
06-13-24, 07:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 959
Posted By Chuck M

It looks like he randomly poked at the front...

It looks like he randomly poked at the front derailleur until the battery in his cordless drill died.
06-13-24, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By grumpus

You'll probably be wanting something like this ...

You'll probably be wanting something like this
https://www.spacycles.co.uk/m8b0s109p2830/
and the appropriate square taper bottom bracket, because most mainstream cranks aren't available in less...
06-13-24, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By SpeedofLite

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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...
06-12-24, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By squirtdad

10000 post.......thanks all

Just happened to glance at my post count and it was 9999

so for 10,000th (my count better be right or I will be embarrased)

thanks all for help, discussions, input, entertainment,...
06-12-24, 08:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,231
Posted By mikekone

classic bicycles auburn attendance was up from 2022

Actually, attendance was up in 2024 compared with 2022 (I'm the one who handles registration). We don't have firm numbers on Sunday 2024 compared with 2022, but my sense is that was up as well...
06-11-24, 11:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,375
Posted By Wildwood

it's mad Twiggy, not vamp Twiggy. ...

it's mad Twiggy, not vamp Twiggy.



looks like she wants to ride to the Twin Peaks Cafe, NB, WA. Maybe join her?
06-11-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,231
Posted By 76SLT

Here's a few. ...

Here's a few.
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06-11-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,320
Posted By Seabass_First

Brilliant! The problem on my on is that little...

Brilliant! The problem on my on is that little nub that interfaces with the chain stay is missing, I COULD probably weld on a bit and file it to shape, but at what point does the $50 ebay price start...
06-11-24, 06:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,375
Posted By Jughed

I hear this from all sorts of people... ...

I hear this from all sorts of people...

People that will get all geared up in cammo, face painted, deer urine on their boots... just to go hunting.
People that get all geared up in vented shirts,...
06-10-24, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 502
Posted By SoCaled

First saw these in Miami, now they are everywhere...

First saw these in Miami, now they are everywhere
https://www.cashforyourwarhol.com/advertising
...
06-08-24, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By John E

The throwaway society disgusts me yet again....

The throwaway society disgusts me yet again. Perfectly serviceable, decent-quality bicycles that could easily be repaired.

The late great demographer, Hans Rosling, M.D., said that the difference...
06-08-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​​​My mind was jet setting all over watching...

​​​​​​My mind was jet setting all over watching the tape. At first I was trying to figure out which MUP in Oregon that was, then they said Kent trails, so now we're in Kent WA? Then they mentioned...
06-08-24, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 602
Posted By Mr. 66

Interesting cable routing

Interesting cable routing
06-07-24, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By Insidious C.

I am so glad this wasn't a video of me violating...

I am so glad this wasn't a video of me violating the entirety of Oregon state vehicle code while biking to work.
06-07-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6,587
Views: 830,844
Posted By smontanaro

I could be a victim of your camera angle, but...

I could be a victim of your camera angle, but that looks like a track stem to me. I imagine any Nitto, Cinelli, 3TTT or similar road stem would be kinder to your back.
06-07-24, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By degan

Iíve done this so many times and itís so easy...

Iíve done this so many times and itís so easy that I didnít think it was worth mentioning.





Ah, I see it now.


Athena eh? I guess thatís what I get when I regurgitate info without too...
06-07-24, 09:38 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,574
Posted By katzenfinch

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

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Hereís a restomod that probably wonít make sense to anyone except maybe...
06-07-24, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 929
Posted By SJX426

Sounds like a done deal. White would look really...

Sounds like a done deal. White would look really good and if you used the Fizik 2mm it would be easy to clean.
fizik Tempo Microtex Classic Handlebar Tape (White) (2mm Thick) - Performance Bicycle...
06-07-24, 06:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,657
Posted By Trav1s

I was thinking like the garage fridge filled with...

I was thinking like the garage fridge filled with Coors Light, Miller Lite, and Bud Light. The microbrews are in the house...

Let's not insult Huffy-dom with any association to fine wines. ;)
06-07-24, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By SJX426

"Gran Sport in Ok shape. No bad rash or anything...

"Gran Sport in Ok shape. No bad rash or anything so should clean up nice." Well not really. Look at the first picture and the quill on the left pedal shown.

I have only one side and it had the...
06-06-24, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,122
Posted By thinktubes

“BS” is 2/3 of LBS

“BS” is 2/3 of LBS
06-06-24, 07:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,122
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Just a guess that the irony of his critique on...

Just a guess that the irony of his critique on the durability of a (I’m guessing) functioning 35-40 year old frame was lost on him.
06-06-24, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,944
Views: 119,020
Posted By nlerner

Hmm, I think I have some ape hangers to swap in.

Hmm, I think I have some ape hangers to swap in.
06-06-24, 02:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 863
Posted By SJX426

Works well for me on my very late 80's Pinarello....

Works well for me on my very late 80's Pinarello. 52/42/30 and 9 speed on the back. I also have a set of 50/40/30 but the 52/13 isn't quite enough for downhills.
...
06-06-24, 01:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,122
Posted By bboy314

Itís true - give it a few hundred years and your...

Itís true - give it a few hundred years and your Fuji will be rusted right through.
06-06-24, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By BertoBerg

NOS Campy Record Axle Assembly w/ NOS Campy Bearings

***SOLD***

Hello-

Up for sale is a NOS Campy Record 126mm axle assembly with a set of NOS Campy bearings for the front AND rear hubs.

$50/shipped
___________...
06-06-24, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By BertoBerg

Iíve bumped up the price but Iíve sweetened the...

Iíve bumped up the price but Iíve sweetened the deal with a NOS Campy 126mm axle assembly and some NOS Campy front and rear bearings. :)

The axle and bearings are for sale in another thread. Iíve...
06-05-24, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By sloar

Eureka Solitaire tent and MSR stove

Stove is new, SOLD
One man tent, excellent condition SOLD
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06-04-24, 06:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,650
Posted By FBinNY

No apology needed. I think people failed to...

No apology needed.

I think people failed to "see" my tongue firmly in my cheek when I posted "WHAT!!!!?", referencing the very idea of being away from the forum.
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