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08-01-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By jeirvine

Record Triple Crank, BB, and Rally RD

Here's a bolt-on C&V touring package. PM me if you need more pics or details. Prices include US shipping.

- Record triple no-date cranks with patent dust caps. 54/47/36. $200, or $250 w/BB - SOLD...
07-16-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By BobbyG

I've got my ten year follow up scope coming up. ...

I've got my ten year follow up scope coming up. I got severely dehydrated the first time I prepped and had to bail and do it again a week later. That went better.

Why risk any negative...
06-16-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,236
Posted By SurferRosa

rip Gus the cat 2007? - 06/16/22. Last pic I...

rip Gus the cat 2007? - 06/16/22.
Last pic I took...

https://i.imgur.com/HSiL9PI.jpg

First day I met Gus, he gave me a hug.

So much love.
06-10-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,157
Posted By purebikes

Interesting, someone mentioned Spence directly as...

Interesting, someone mentioned Spence directly as the one who sold the decals, so I thought if he had ďextrasĒ that there was some connection. Again, the story is probably bogus but it is interesting...
06-10-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,157
Posted By cb400bill

It is time now to turn back to talking ONLY about...

It is time now to turn back to talking ONLY about the bike in question and not the OP's intent.

Thank you.
06-05-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Nubra

Thanks so much! I thanked another member for...

Thanks so much! I thanked another member for this info by mistake. Appreciate it!
06-04-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 824
Posted By Nubra

Thanks so much. Appreciate the lookup! Cheers! ...

Thanks so much. Appreciate the lookup!
Cheers!
Nubra
05-29-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 635
Posted By Jicafold

So I cleaned it up with a soapy toothbrush. Much...

So I cleaned it up with a soapy toothbrush. Much better. Clearly a threaded mount for something.
...
05-21-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By smontanaro

I think the Cyclone is their current production....

I think the Cyclone is their current production. IRD had a different model several years ago which had issues.
05-15-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,871
Posted By alcjphil

Most of the long time members here heaved a huge...

Most of the long time members here heaved a huge sigh of relief when this policy was instituted. For awhile, there were so many junk postings that the forums were unreadable.
05-15-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,236
Posted By jadmt

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

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05-10-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,006
Posted By Charlie Ky

I stopped by another small bike shop on the way...

I stopped by another small bike shop on the way to look at the Giants and they are a Specialized dealer. I took a Roll 2.0 For a spin. Shop is in a great area for a test ride as it has some fairly...
04-28-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,155
Posted By JanMM

Long’s Bakery shops - best donuts in the American...

Long’s Bakery shops - best donuts in the American Heartland - are CASH ONLY!
04-27-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,078
Posted By Korina

I thought this was going to be about a kid's...

I thought this was going to be about a kid's ghost bike, not some Fred with a broken mid-life crisis. Whatever.
04-25-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,693
Posted By DangerousDanR

The simple answer is found in this little ditty...

The simple answer is found in this little ditty that one of my kids brought home from summer camp:

"Black socks, they never get dirty
The more that you wear them, the blacker they get
Sometimes...
04-23-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,932
Posted By Equinox

The guy was marveling over our bike when we...

The guy was marveling over our bike when we brought it in, and it is in "like-new" condition. We spent a half our talking. He showed me pictures of a roached tandem he restored. He did a cursory...
04-21-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,428
Posted By DangerousDanR

Not all sirens are the same... When I was riding...

Not all sirens are the same... When I was riding in the back seat of the bus, our bus had a nice electronic noise maker connected to the PA system. Not all that loud: we could go over the call in...
Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,037
Posted By JessyMathers

I've already considered that. I have "Musher's...

I've already considered that. I have "Musher's Secret" foot cream and just got booties for them too. And of course they also have professional race/weight pulling harnesses. And I'm doing everything...
Forum: BMX
04-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 370
Posted By cb400bill

Thread moved from Introductions to BMX.

Thread moved from Introductions to BMX.
04-04-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,744
Posted By dedhed

We need to throw a little chain oil on it to keep...

We need to throw a little chain oil on it to keep it rolling smoothly.
04-03-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,364
Posted By tkamd73

Tape doesn’t move if you know what your doing. ...

Tape doesn’t move if you know what your doing.
Tim
...
04-02-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,364
Posted By Pogliaghi

I think it makes for a neater job. ...

I think it makes for a neater job.

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04-02-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,364
Posted By Bianchi84

I always thought it looked "neater", plus it's...

I always thought it looked "neater", plus it's the way I was taught at Schwinn Service School in the Eighties....
03-30-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 975
Posted By MoAlpha

Reminds me of fixing fuel issues in airless...

Reminds me of fixing fuel issues in airless spaces on sailboats, usually in a seaway, viz, nausea.

Engine fuel is the answer to exactly no cleaning problems.
03-28-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,071
Posted By 101stairborne

Help may be available locally

I am involved in a group that provides bikes and needed repairs for low income people in Indianapolis. There are several other not for profit groups that also do the same thing. Perhaps if you ask...
03-28-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,425
Posted By downtube42

I can't imagine any situation where surly...

I can't imagine any situation where surly employee behavior should result in returning customer. So move on.

When I was a stupid poor neighborhood kid, I drug my pitiful bike to a LBS and asked...
03-14-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 512
Posted By blinky

Park INF-2 & Compressor Plus Fittings - Success At Last

Thanks for all the thoughtful comments and suggestions - took the hose, inflator, & hardware to a friend at a local wood shop - he said that in his experience air tools can be finicky - he replaced...
03-08-22, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By bitpuddle

There is a whole family of products under the...

There is a whole family of products under the WD-40 name; I think youíre confusing the rust inhibitor with th classic WD-40 product.
03-08-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By dedhed

I believe the OP is talking about internally...

I believe the OP is talking about internally rustproofing a steel frame and some ended up in the BB threads.

Wire or tooth brush and some mineral spirits rags and clean it out.
03-04-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By dedhed

https://www.modernbike.com/wald-322-middleweight-2...

https://www.modernbike.com/wald-322-middleweight-26-fender-brace
02-25-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,826
Posted By Bald Paul

Here's the plan. He's going to be taken aside and...

Here's the plan. He's going to be taken aside and bluntly told his bike handling isn't up to par with the group. But, since he doesn't want to ride with the stigma of being slow, some of the B riders...
02-24-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,826
Posted By rumrunn6

sounds fun. would like to watch, from a distance

sounds fun. would like to watch, from a distance
02-19-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,207
Posted By burnthesheep

Folks without access to shutdown gyms started...

Folks without access to shutdown gyms started buying them up. With gyms reopening sales lag. That is my guess.

Itís just the earlier comments from others getting that judgmental snark about...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,038
Posted By Mad Honk

The final decals have arrived and been installed....

The final decals have arrived and been installed. Two coats of clear over all decals and now the frame has a good sheen to it. I would like to post a few more pics of the finished product, but...
11-28-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,103
Posted By merziac

Not like we can have to much of this and I've...

Not like we can have to much of this and I've never seen that video, Tx! :thumb:
11-28-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26,494
Views: 3,851,011
Posted By jkrug

Have now worked on three cottered three-speeds...

Have now worked on three cottered three-speeds and the Bikesmith cotter pin tool has saved all three. Thanks to all who recommended it and to Mark for providing such a beautifully finished and...
11-23-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 26,494
Views: 3,851,011
Posted By arex

Found on a Facebook R20 group: ...

Found on a Facebook R20 group:
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11-21-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By wrk101

"I'll check it now thanks. It feels like it's...

"I'll check it now thanks. It feels like it's already been serviced . Bearings give you lots of warning before they damage anything unlike tires and tubes ; "

Actually, I have found just the...
11-20-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By merziac

Sometimes, depending on the state of the grease...

Sometimes, depending on the state of the grease and the adjustment then and now.

I wouldn't take any chances, if it's all good then so be it, I encourage you to get your eyeball on every single...
11-15-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, I'll take it. PM sent. Thanks JJ

Hi,
I'll take it. PM sent.

Thanks

JJ
11-14-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 9,289
Posted By Miele Man

You think that Bike Forums is bad? You should see...

You think that Bike Forums is bad? You should see the El Toro Poo Poo that gets posted on Usenet groups such as rec.bicycles.tech Start a thread about anything bicycling related there and within a...
11-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By jdawginsc

It ainít an operational Nuovo Record pulley...

It ainít an operational Nuovo Record pulley without a crack...adds friction in the shifting motion and gives two miles more to the gallon...!
Forum: Introductions
11-12-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 499
Posted By Saladgirl

Hello

Iím new to this kind of thing. Michigan. I do some biking on my mountain bike, Trek Stash plus tire. I am waiting for my cross bike to come in. Looking to help my dad sell his old Bianchi. Donít...
Replies: 38
Views: 3,038
Posted By Mad Honk

Van, A couple of hours today with...

Van,
A couple of hours today with the fine water paper to clean the frame up and a trip to find tack cloths before more clear coat. It is much better but not to the deep shine I want...
11-05-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26,494
Views: 3,851,011
Posted By 3speedslow

A day early! I applaud Markís use of second hand ...

A day early! I applaud Markís use of second hand
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Replies: 38
Views: 3,038
Posted By Mad Honk

@ Senior Ryder, Today was another cool and wet...

@ Senior Ryder,
Today was another cool and wet day so time inside with the details for the frame. Decals are complete with the exception of SL F&F which are on the way from VeloCals. Every set here...
10-28-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 26,494
Views: 3,851,011
Posted By ConnoisseurEqua

10 seems to be the answer. All my Raleigh and...

10 seems to be the answer.
All my Raleigh and Hercules have 10 at the front.
...
07-14-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,236
Posted By 3speedslow

Little rescue kitty Polly has settled right in to...

Little rescue kitty Polly has settled right in to the house, and getting bigger.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,245
Posted By fishboat

Yikes. Ya..chemist here and...don't quit...

Yikes.

Ya..chemist here and...don't quit your day job. How you think things work..well..that ain't how it works. Go back and study some basic chemistry.
06-19-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 358,236
Posted By 3speedslow

What I thought was a rag in the middle turning...

What I thought was a rag in the middle turning lane turned out to be a 5 week old kitten scared out of her mind while cars whipped by. Fastest 50 yard sprint on a bike Iíve done in awhile!

bonded...
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