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11-27-22, 09:46 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
11-27-22, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 758
Posted By P!N20

Pretty sure you're not allowed to post URL's <10...

Pretty sure you're not allowed to post URL's <10 posts. Sure, you could probably manipulate it enough so it's not recognisable as a URL, but still.

The only way around the 10 post rule is to...
11-27-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By nlerner

Nice time capsule! You might consider listing...

Nice time capsule! You might consider listing some sizing specs though it looks like a 25” frame to me. Glwts!
11-27-22, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,678
Posted By leftthread

I have downloaded a number of pdf files from...

I have downloaded a number of pdf files from vintage-trek over the years and can make those available for someone who wants to recreate as much of the site as possible.
As I'm sure many here have,...
11-27-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By merziac

My kid is going to try and get there, we'll see.

My kid is going to try and get there, we'll see.
11-27-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
Posted By Deal4Fuji

a few more ...

a few more

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11-27-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By RCMoeur

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are...

Yeah, those Suntour ratchet downtube shfters are so hard to push in the non-ratcheting direction that I can see this happening. :)
11-27-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By John E

... or frontal collision. (Been there ... done...

... or frontal collision. (Been there ... done that -- classic "I didn't see him" left cross.) Had it straightened, rode it a few more years until the downtube failed very much as depicted in this...
11-27-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By Schweinhund

Every one I see like that makes me think garage...

Every one I see like that makes me think garage door vs bike on a rack.
11-27-22, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By merziac

There's a lot of art here and like beauty that we...

There's a lot of art here and like beauty that we also have a lot of, is in the eye of the beholder.

I would say at least half the bikes, pics, parts and pieces here easily qualify.

Not sure if...
11-27-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By merziac

I'll see what I can do.

I'll see what I can do.
11-26-22, 11:01 PM
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Views: 377
Posted By wrk101

Yes, I have taken dozens of "free" bikes I have...

Yes, I have taken dozens of "free" bikes I have picked up directly to the co-op for this exact reason. There the bike can get "free" donated consumables, and "free" (volunteer) mechanics time. Those...
11-26-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By wrk101

As a collector of stuff for almost my whole life,...

As a collector of stuff for almost my whole life, early on the original stuff was an incredible bargain, where utility far exceeded cost. So buying the old vintage stuff was cost effective. In the...
11-26-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,678
Posted By wrk101

Many assume the brands themselves create and...

Many assume the brands themselves create and support these sites. That is not the case. It takes a dedicated volunteer, someone willing to collect ($$) and then scan in all the material, and then...
11-26-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By Murray Missile

"FREE" can get expensive.

A week or so ago I posted this '78 Peugeot UO-9 parts bike I got for free in the "saved from the dump" thread. I started stripping it today and soon began to wonder if it was worth saving...........
11-26-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By fender1

Adding to the pile, my OS, thin walled, fillet...

Adding to the pile, my OS, thin walled, fillet brazed steel “road bike” that can run up 38mm tires (35 with fenders).

...
11-26-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By plonz

All I know is when I’m showing up to a group...

All I know is when I’m showing up to a group hammerfest, I’m not looking for “Casually” to trigger fear and self-doubt in others!
11-26-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By nlerner

Okay, I‘ll put this one out there: My new...

Okay, I‘ll put this one out there: My new Fitz--TIG welded, steel,1 1/8“ thredless, straight-blade fork and also low trail:
...
11-26-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By merziac

I have a good wedge and maybe IP 12, I'll check...

I have a good wedge and maybe IP 12, I'll check with wife in AM.

Standby to advise, I know zero about 3D. :twitchy:
11-26-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,315
Posted By gugie

Frame tubing of the same gauge as 753 is...

Frame tubing of the same gauge as 753 is available. Rather than repair with 753, one could use a similar tube. For example, the .7/.4/.7mm 753 top tube could substitute a similar dimensioned top tube...
11-25-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By lasauge

I know this sounds harsh, but I strongly dislike...

I know this sounds harsh, but I strongly dislike this bike, and the other State models that share this frame. Why? Because they didn't include a left shifter boss. I have nothing against 1x setups or...
11-25-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By AdventureManCO

Yep, more work to do:thumb: Yep. 400 to...

Yep, more work to do:thumb:


Yep. 400 to 800 to compound. It is not perfect, but neither is the bike it is going on - the Trek 957




Taking recommendations.
11-25-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,039
Posted By 52telecaster

Really let's you know what a deal we are getting...

Really let's you know what a deal we are getting with a vintage Reynolds or Columbus frame when you find a used one that fits.
11-25-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By darkmoon

Beautiful and meticulous job:thumb: It looks...

Beautiful and meticulous job:thumb:

It looks SAKAE SL, Super Light.
2 bolts look chrome.
SL had steel bolts, ESL had titanium bolts.


Campy 1st gen record.
The seller didn't know who did it.
11-25-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By Sactown_Albert

May be a 1960s Allegro Super Luxe or similar model

My suspicion is that it is an Allegro Super Luxe or same era (1960s) with a replaced fork. The main body matches the appearance of the Super Luxe but the fork does not.

Those Allegro bikes did...
11-25-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By merziac

Yep, very proud of the reboot, with good reason,...

Yep, very proud of the reboot, with good reason, it is exquisite and appears to have spared no expense.

Highly unlikely that I will ever own one although I would certainly like to. :twitchy:
11-25-22, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By merziac

Yeah, I get all that, still a bit of an oddity...

Yeah, I get all that, still a bit of an oddity which can appeal to some. ;)
11-25-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By repechage

not sure, I was away from bike shop work for a...

not sure, I was away from bike shop work for a while.

the current enterprise have worked pretty hard to recreate the original, comes at a price though.
11-25-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By repechage

Yes, cheap. here is a 90 nose when things...

Yes, cheap.

here is a 90 nose when things were done proper. Could use a cleaning upon examination, all of the chassis hardware is chrome plated.
the current production have found their way back....
11-25-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By juvela

----- for those of us who be yanks there...

-----


for those of us who be yanks there is something t' would be well to keep in mind -

a) there be what was produced in Neuchatel

b) there be what was selected of that by U.S....
11-25-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By retyred

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/100_7191_58f3c309d9a1e7980ff248a61cc74dc42f85291f.jpg...
11-25-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By Chuckk

There used to be a guy here in town that...

There used to be a guy here in town that straightened motorcycle frames.
His workshop had an all steel workbench set into the cement floor.
He'd set a bent frame on it and then weld the bottom side...
11-25-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By merziac

I would have expected the HB to be the first pic...

I would have expected the HB to be the first pic of the thread. :wtf:

Especially with that title. :twitchy:
11-25-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,315
Posted By georges1

Very sad to see that kind of so called fix. The...

Very sad to see that kind of so called fix. The Reynolds753 tubing is only sold in limited quantities and one must be a silver brazing certified welder to receive the 753 brazing certification. 753...
11-25-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By AdventureManCO

Art.

70mm. 183g. Ti hardware. Art.

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11-25-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By merziac

Wacky hack of the day

As I was taking a Covid test for the Thanksgiving festivities yesterday, It dawned on me the little test vial would be good for carrying a shot of grease in the tool kit which on my bikes is...
11-25-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I so wish there was a Co-op near me--- then...

I so wish there was a Co-op near me--- then again--- maybe I don't!
11-24-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 266
Posted By repechage

Neither after the original company went into...

Neither

after the original company went into receivership. There were some "continuation" production, I think from Belgium.
note the cad plated frame, lack of edge taper, "cheap" nose piece....
11-24-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By xiaoman1

Great video, it's amazing what it really takes to...

Great video, it's amazing what it really takes to bend/break a weld or a tube. Seeing the force that it takes to straighten/bend a frame tube often makes me laugh, when folks post a picture of a...
11-24-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By jdawginsc

First time at a co-op for Jdawg

Interesting finds for $30. Donated an extra $20.

Not the pump...that was mine already.

...
11-24-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Mr. 66

I'm at loss, first may he Rest In Peace, and...

I'm at loss, first may he Rest In Peace, and pithy comments...

Nice bike, good luck with the sale
11-24-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By dweenk

Fork Repair

Rivendell had this video in their latest promo email. I thought it was interesting.
https://youtu.be/tpJ1rDGyxBI
11-23-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By Oldairhead

I love it when a 10 year old thread comes back to...

I love it when a 10 year old thread comes back to life as if it was just last week!
11-23-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By clubman

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from...

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from your home, a two speed Duomatic fills the gap. I 'had' drop bars, honest. (yes fender line sux)
...
11-23-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,734
Posted By Trakhak

It's good to see that modern bike tech continues...

It's good to see that modern bike tech continues the decades-old tradition of dubious claims for iffy innovations. For every poorly conceived concealed-cable setup in a modern high-end racing bike...
11-23-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

You evil bastard.... Ty.

You evil bastard.... Ty.
11-23-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,315
Posted By RustyJames

Good frame gone bad

(I also posted some pics in the Wacky CL thread)

I picked up this heap yesterday to strip its D-A bits and what was done to the frame is one of the sketchiest things I’ve ever seen.

The story...
11-23-22, 07:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I do remember looking through this thread over a...

I do remember looking through this thread over a decade ago and thinking, "I'll never build one of those--- (because I was living in the NH mountains and a SA-AW just can't make the grade)!

Fast...
11-23-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 285
Posted By SJX426

Show me your Frejus and link

Somebody had to do this! Lets see your Frejus and add a link(s) to your posting of it so we can dig into the details.
Since mine is a work in progress, I will only show its current state....
11-22-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,612
Posted By 52telecaster

I put sturmey archer aw hubs on many kinds of...

I put sturmey archer aw hubs on many kinds of bikes. I don't however run drop bars anymore. My neck can't take it. However the bikes that get the aw hubs used to have drop bars. 73super course....
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