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11-25-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,025
Posted By cudak888

Can you possibly imagine what is going to happen...

Can you possibly imagine what is going to happen to you, your frame, outlook, way of life, and everything, when they learn that you have obstructed a telephone call to the Schwinne Bikle Company? Can...
11-25-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 4,078,361
Posted By romperrr

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354400318040 The...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/354400318040

The more I look a this, I worse I feel...
11-24-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By bark_eater

What I dont get is, if he had the tooling, why...

What I dont get is, if he had the tooling, why didn't he make a jig that would connect the bottom of the crown and the drop outs to a lever and be able to apply controlled force the first time.
11-23-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By repechage

One plus for classic and vintage, while Di2 and...

One plus for classic and vintage, while Di2 and Ergo EPS and whatever SRAM calls their electronic groups go the way of Mavic Zap and become unserviceable, cable actuated systems will endure.

not...
11-21-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By 52telecaster

I post about riding to the grocery or my...

I post about riding to the grocery or my overnights on my vintage bikes, all my bikes are pretty vintage, and I've never felt frowned upon for posting. I may not be the most discerning about such...
11-20-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By 52telecaster

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course
11-20-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By JohnDThompson

It's fretting damage due to lubrication failure....

It's fretting damage due to lubrication failure. Unlike hubs, pedals, bottom brackets, etc., headset are not in constant rotation when in use. Stationary balls under load will displace the...
11-20-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By RichSPK

That's some impressive lens distortion!

That's some impressive lens distortion!
11-20-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By Bianchigirll

Shall we say sizing is Paramount? 😜.

Shall we say sizing is Paramount? 😜.
11-20-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 301
Posted By juvela

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Dudley - "By Jove, I think he's got it!"

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11-18-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 4,078,361
Posted By SoCaled

This goes in the "lightweight" category? ...

This goes in the "lightweight" category?
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/bik/7557150589.html
...
11-17-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 773
Posted By gugie

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?

You talkin’ ‘bout headsets?
11-16-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By cudak888

Down. Yes you did. now kindly cable...

Down.



Yes you did. now kindly cable amount of 4,300 USD through Best Western Union front desk to room 420 in Nigeria my American friend thank you.

-Kurt
11-16-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,696,682
Posted By DQRider

That's an easy one. None of the early MTBs came...

That's an easy one. None of the early MTBs came equipped with rear racks from the factory. But they did have threaded eyelets for mounting racks, baskets, fenders, or whatever other accessories you...
11-15-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By P!N20

What's the FD limit screw doing while all this is...

What's the FD limit screw doing while all this is happening?
11-15-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By 52telecaster

Grey bike, bent fork?

Grey bike, bent fork?
11-14-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By Sedgemop

Bigger, early Mt. Hood in apparent great shape. ...

Bigger, early Mt. Hood in apparent great shape.

Ann Arbor Ross Mt. Hood (https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/d/ann-arbor-1984-ross-mt-hood/7554380185.html)1984 Ross Mt Hood - $325 (Ann...
11-14-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By dweenk

The stuff cliches were made from.

The stuff cliches were made from.
11-14-22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Camilo

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?

Vitriol? Is that a men's hair styling cream?
11-13-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By SurferRosa

Good song. https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw

Good song.

https://youtu.be/JAa7J10D8Qw
11-12-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By bikingshearer

Flagrant thread hijack: Notice that this...

Flagrant thread hijack:

Notice that this grassfire is bucking a headwind. If the wind were coming from the opposite direction, it would be scary how fast that thing could move. You don't want to...
11-11-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Oldairhead

Human nature, such as it is assures that people...

Human nature, such as it is assures that people will respond to the phrase quoted above.
11-11-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By DonkeyShow

Old dudes on the internet are weird.

Old dudes on the internet are weird.
11-11-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,730
Posted By JohnDThompson

That was my impression of the Klein road bike. We...

That was my impression of the Klein road bike. We (Trek) invited Gary Klein to the Waterloo factory to test ride one of the then-new bonded aluminum frames to demonstrate that it didn't violate his...
11-11-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By Polaris OBark

I think there should be room here for everyone. ...

I think there should be room here for everyone.

Basic human decency shouldn't have to be an act of rebellion.
11-06-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By Fredo76

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From...

Hopefully that was a rhetorical question. From another forum:
11-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By jet sanchEz

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://www.nischwitzgroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/troubles-with-tribbles.jpg
11-06-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,246
Posted By panzerwagon

Please tell us you found the pipe in the stove...

Please tell us you found the pipe in the stove pipe isle...
11-06-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By non-fixie

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign...

When I find those in my house it's usually a sign we've got mice living in. :foo:
11-06-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By embankmentlb

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of...

Remember when an air cooled VW was in front of every other house on your street?
Admittedly that was 50 years ago.
Today there are still specialty mail order concerns that carry almost every part...
11-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21,360
Views: 4,078,361
Posted By xiaoman1

madpogue, HA HA, I hope the seller was not...

madpogue,
HA HA, I hope the seller was not selling previously worn wet suits......:innocent:
Best, Ben
11-04-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By nlerner

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went...

In 1980 I ran into a belgian-block curb, went over the bars, knocked myself out, and cracked C6. I've had neck pain ever since, at times severe enough to keep me off the bike, but usually manageable...
11-04-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 589,125
Posted By Chriscraft760

1990 Trek 970 Black with White Splash

20” Large frame.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fd753f8b_c9ff_4480_ab42_3ad5aa7c68d0_470130c16b412c65aab8ee0e9640b5e69636b826.jpeg...
11-04-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By seypat

The sound of buzzy hubs and whooshy carbon wheels.

The sound of buzzy hubs and whooshy carbon wheels.
11-03-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By noobinsf

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape....

Wow, even the branded grips are in good shape. Very nice!
11-03-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By nesteel

My single biggest pet peeves is someone telling...

My single biggest pet peeves is someone telling me how to setup my bike. Hands down.
11-03-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By markwesti

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to...

Please explain "not easier to ride" . 62cm to 68cm is a big jump are you having fitment troubles ? Also have you gone through the LeMans yet ? Ie : new grease for all the bearings ? I'll be...
11-03-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8,370
Views: 2,696,682
Posted By Chriscraft760

1990 Trek 970 Black with White Splatter

I just bought this one today. 20” lugged frame and looks to be original except for consumables.

...
11-03-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By SurferRosa

^ This guy! A reply of a full quote with one, or...

^ This guy! A reply of a full quote with one, or more likely, numerous photos, that's completely unnecessary! :troll:
11-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By T-Mar

If you don't know mine, you must be a newbie to...

If you don't know mine, you must be a newbie to the forum. :D
11-03-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By Dylansbob

1x conversions. Ok, fine. If you've...

1x conversions.


Ok, fine. If you've built up a city bike with a single ring, as long as it's all period correct. I hate seeing 80/90s mtb (or even worse roadbike) with a cheap BOX 1x...
11-03-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,798
Posted By Bianchigirll

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/225x176/d764add9_a269_4098_85d8_145b46ae8f34_b75098c1e3b0d46d3be8cef65a79d7bea5aac196.jpeg
11-03-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By JohnDThompson

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram....

The indexing mechanism is part #3 in the diagram. The part is interchangeable between Dura-Ace, 600, and 105 SIS downtube shift levers.
...
11-02-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By smd4

Personally, I don't care who predicts what. Like...

Personally, I don't care who predicts what. Like others have said, 1) I didn't get into this sport to make money; 2) I have enough spare stuff already to last at least my lifetime; 3) There is still...
11-01-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By sloar

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking...

Just picked it up and sitting in ALDIs parking lot waiting on my wife. Bike is in mint condition , full Shimano LX group, which is nice. No third bottle cage.
11-01-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,735
Posted By obrentharris

The good old days just aren't what they used to...

The good old days just aren't what they used to be.

"Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson where one finds the present tense and the past perfect." Herb Caen

Brent
11-01-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 589,125
Posted By Chriscraft760

1991 Trek 950 POLICE model

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/c3529708_b7fe_4e2d_a8ba_39e929a32a8b_df380772ceb81ec8b65e5c29db2e9c854c10e6a1.jpeg
11-01-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 362
Posted By bertinjim

EVlove- In addition to the Dia Compe 204...

EVlove-

In addition to the Dia Compe 204 levers, they make the 202 as well. It retains the original Weinmann style QR that slides up to open and automatically re-sets when squeezed.
...
11-01-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 72,766
Views: 11,819,038
Posted By hazetguy

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/604x453/1aa417bc758f7fa25ecd7e7aece95c981bd118f3a637dfdf83526dc78a878734_75bcbd52722e2f9ea2fe58bd84a76219106b1001.jpg
10-31-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 852
Posted By obrentharris

I confess that fifty years ago I believed the...

I confess that fifty years ago I believed the hidden hub rule and the saddle-nose-to-handlebar fingertip rule until I discovered that, for my anatomy, on my bicycle, it was impossible to find a...
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