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11-05-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,019
Posted By Bad Lag

Here's my take on a 1X. It uses an 8 speed...

Here's my take on a 1X.

It uses an 8 speed Alfine internally geared hub.

...
10-20-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By OldTryGuy

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:

Should've had a V8 ? :foo:
09-26-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By Kai Winters

There's not a problem with the Shimano BB's. But...

There's not a problem with the Shimano BB's. But any press fit BB is going to present problems over time and imo requires more maintenance than a threaded BB mainly because it is not possible, within...
08-26-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 868
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the...

Get a classic Look Tubulaire bike. It has the look and comfortable ride of a classic bike and the lightweight of a carbon bike. My Look KG96 with Shimano 600 tricolor groupset.
...
08-23-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By SurferRosa

I have 64 Magic 8 Balls, 102 clumps of celebrity...

I have 64 Magic 8 Balls, 102 clumps of celebrity hair, 11 boxes of of Blue Oyster Cult's debut on 8-track, 36 "children playing" road signs, and 4 distinct personalities.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,157
Posted By tomato coupe

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind...

No, no one has ever considered the effect of wind on cyclists.
07-30-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By jamesdak

Two out, a real beauty in. Kirk Terraplane content and pics

I'm slowly making progress to drawing down the collection/stable of bikes. Two of the 90's bikes have been moved on locally the past couple of weeks, the Klein Quantum II and then yesterday the...
07-23-22, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Positron400

it's an 11-34 105 casette. The front chainrings...

it's an 11-34 105 casette. The front chainrings are sub-compact 34/50. I wanted a 1:1 ratio to do the climbing I built this bike for. The whole setup is a 2x11.
07-23-22, 02:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Positron400

Vintage Frame NOS Puch Mistral build w/ new parts

Hey fellow bike nerds,

after seeing the amazing build of the Pinarelle Treviso, I felt like showing my first build too.
Unfortunately I wasn't clever enough to take too many pictures during the...
06-27-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,383
Posted By tomato coupe

There's a subscription to Bike Forums?

There's a subscription to Bike Forums?
06-27-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,166
Posted By curbtender

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06-27-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,166
Posted By nlerner

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to...

I thought the valuation subforum was for BFers to make off-list, low-ball offers to newbies who post there without having any idea of what their inherited bike is worth?

And I’ve also always...
06-27-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,166
Posted By T-Mar

Quoting a maximum known sale price is providing a...

Quoting a maximum known sale price is providing a disservice to the potential buyer or seller. Just because there is a known case of that sale price, that does not mean that it is a realistic sale...
06-25-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By capnjonny

Here is my latest, a small tri bike , maybe...

Here is my latest, a small tri bike , maybe Novara? Aluminum frame, 26" wheels, 1.25 x 26" tires. It was red/black with flaking paint.

I stripped it to bare aluminum and repainted it in Rustoleum...
06-14-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 921
Posted By bchains

Well guys, just to close the loop on this I...

Well guys, just to close the loop on this I emailed Shimano customer service and sent very close up photos of the derailleur. They responded:

"After reviewing your case with our QA team we have...
05-24-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 954
Posted By Shrevvy

Jack Taylor Touring Campy, TA, Phil Wood

Jack Taylor touring bike up for sale. $1400 plus shipping. Shipping $99 for lower 48 states. Pickup available in Northeast Ohio.

- 60 cm CTC seat tube, 58.5 CTC top tube
- Campy Rally RD, Campy...
05-06-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,148
Posted By indyfabz

Even though it’s early… ...

Even though it’s early…


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04-28-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,662
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Wait, I thought the top of the steerer tube is...

Wait, I thought the top of the steerer tube is supposed to be about 2 mm below the top of the stem?
04-06-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,529
Posted By jamesdak

I've used at least two of the IRD-95 series BB...

I've used at least two of the IRD-95 series BB and they are really nice.
03-30-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By zandoval

Helicopter Tape Alternatives

Of course things are going up in price but Helicopter tape has always been up there. Here are a few substitutions I have tried that work well and offer a more economical alternative.

Real...
03-28-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,425
Posted By bbbean

Let us know how your online retailer handles your...

Let us know how your online retailer handles your complaint when a tube blows immediately after installation.
03-21-22, 03:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,307
Posted By 52telecaster

This is crazy I know, but I really like it!

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With bag
...
03-02-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,520
Posted By BTinNYC

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters,...

If I'm ever building a 7 speed with brifters, I'll keep it mind.
Zzzzzzzzzz
03-01-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,411
Posted By nlerner

Well, truthfully, I use these: ...

Well, truthfully, I use these:

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No, not necessarily...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,207
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I put 8 magnets on my wheel to keep it balanced. ...

I put 8 magnets on my wheel to keep it balanced. I averaged 160 mph last weekend.
02-06-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,264
Posted By bwilli88

Awww! Shucks, pm sent with dibs and questions.

Awww! Shucks, pm sent with dibs and questions.
02-04-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,264
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, There is still too much junk in the...

Well folks,
There is still too much junk in the trunk! Jdawg passed on this one and the War Department is still ready for war after the Ciooc showed up. This is my 1984 Othon Ochsner that I bought...
01-31-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,155
Views: 700,264
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks that didn't take long! Perhaps the...

Well folks that didn't take long! Perhaps the War Department will quiet down a bit when it heads off to it's new home. The Frame has been claimed by a forum member. Smiles, MH
01-27-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By nlerner

That's cool, Andy_K, but it's just screaming out...

That's cool, Andy_K, but it's just screaming out for a 650B x 38mm wheelset:

https://live.staticflickr.com/5452/29660823803_7787d6ec27_b.jpg...
01-20-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 843
Posted By Koyote

Which would be never.

Which would be never.
12-22-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By Dfrost

Paselas are excellent tires, but you would...

Paselas are excellent tires, but you would probably find that you CAN feel the difference with a high quality, lightweight supple tire, although they aren’t likely to be found in 27”. Your patched...
12-21-21, 10:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,566
Posted By Koyote

You're a real humanitarian.

You're a real humanitarian.
12-20-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 799
Posted By rydabent

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been...

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been retired since 2008, and this year I passed 25000 miles mostly on the 135 miles of bike paths in our city. Some of it was out on the hiways with the...
12-20-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,027
Posted By nlerner

Posting to bikeforums?

Posting to bikeforums?
12-16-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,427
Posted By BFisher

Fred and Steve walk into a bar. Steve says...

Fred and Steve walk into a bar.

Steve says to Fred as they sit down, "Look, bro...your bike is ancient and that T-shirt/New Balance 624 kit is lame. Can you even climb on that heavy, old, piece of...
12-03-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 197,948
Posted By gaucho777

On my commute home today, I ran into a buddy and...

On my commute home today, I ran into a buddy and fellow teaching colleague, Calvin Trampleasure, who works at a nearby school. Calvin was an accomplished racer in the 70s and 80s. He was a multiple...
12-02-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 60,070
Posted By nlerner

Something old: ...

Something old:

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Something newer:...
12-02-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 966
Posted By 3alarmer

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11-20-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,076
Posted By DiabloScott

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my...

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my commuter bike, I tried a cowboy mount as I left the parking spot in the company garage. My left foot was on the pedal and I was swinging my right leg...
11-20-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,137
Posted By bargo68

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on...

Finally finished up the Fuso rebuild. Settled on some cheap cork tape with the idea I might get some Fizik black to go matchy-matchy with the saddle at a later date.
Bought as a sad single speed...
11-18-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,142
Posted By ctak

Almost everything? This isn't really c&v (nor is...

Almost everything? This isn't really c&v (nor is it mine), but this is where my 80s Impulse is headed.. :eek:
...
11-17-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 5,587
Posted By WhyFi

I'd start one, but no one would see it.

I'd start one, but no one would see it.
11-15-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,010
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

"I don't care what kind of skills you claim to...

"I don't care what kind of skills you claim to have...you can't build accurately and consistently without one." cxwrench

I will take issue with this claim. I've built many (as in many dozens) of...
11-11-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,734
Posted By Lazyass

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry...

The Hampsten Strada Bianca. Race geometry designed to clear the 33.3mm Jack Brown tire. If I could snap my fingers and have any bike in the world it would be this.
...
11-10-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,734
Posted By ColonelSanders

That isn't Raquel Welsh, I am pretty sure it is...

That isn't Raquel Welsh, I am pretty sure it is Brigitte Bardot.

But it does match the theme of this thread. :p
10-27-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 20,094
Posted By shelbyfv

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just...

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just doesnt make any sense to get rid of the front triple. A bike report I read had a bike with a 34 front and 12 gears in the cluster. The reason it...
10-23-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Ironfish653

If the bike is solid mechanically, but in need of...

If the bike is solid mechanically, but in need of cosmetic rehabilitation, this is a good way to go, particularly if you’re not trying to spend a lot of time and money. I know that will catch some...
10-23-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,917
Posted By shelbyfv

Great choice! Buy one or two and report back. ...

Great choice! Buy one or two and report back. :thumb:
10-22-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By neeonbrowwn

Update: did the razor / paint stripper...

Update:

did the razor / paint stripper method, and it came off nicely, and stripped beautifully.. looks as good as new!

thanks everyone
09-14-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,818,938
Posted By rustystrings61

Good man and smart move! They're interesting...

Good man and smart move! They're interesting platform bikes, i.e., you can adapt them to all sorts of interesting formats. The chrome on mine was sloughing off like a snake shedding its skin, so I...
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