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11-27-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 814
Posted By 52telecaster

This has to be among the best forums I've ever...

This has to be among the best forums I've ever participated in. Hard to understand the dissatisfaction.
11-26-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,792
Posted By 52telecaster

I may part with several framesets for little or...

I may part with several framesets for little or nothing to anyone who wants them. I'd like to see them used.
11-26-22, 02:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,549
Posted By 52telecaster

I can only talk about bikes I've ridden and in my...

I can only talk about bikes I've ridden and in my advanced age I don't really ride them hard but ...

high end motobecane... Le Champion, Great ride and incredibly comfortable. early 70s so it...
11-25-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,079
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By 52telecaster

Just used one of those tests last week. Nice hack!

Just used one of those tests last week. Nice hack!
11-25-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By 52telecaster

I used one that way for a while. I can't remember...

I used one that way for a while. I can't remember if it was near it's limit. It did seem pretty flimsy, which is why I don't use it now. Old suntours work better for half step and granny.
11-25-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 270
Posted By 52telecaster

The pullers are so fabulous!

The pullers are so fabulous!
11-25-22, 12:52 PM
11-25-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 146
Posted By 52telecaster

I was using early 70s models. I should have been...

I was using early 70s models. I should have been more specific.
11-25-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,792
Posted By 52telecaster

I have had many bikes since that one. It still...

I have had many bikes since that one. It still resides in my basement as a frameset. I don't know what 575 really is but since riding several Worksop frames and a few motobecane 531 framesets I can...
11-24-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By 52telecaster

Coops are the coolest garage sales every day.

Coops are the coolest garage sales every day.
11-24-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

Also this was my Thanksgiving day visiting my...

Also this was my Thanksgiving day visiting my daughter at her new house in Rockford....
11-24-22, 05:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

We may be different because I love porteur bars....

We may be different because I love porteur bars. I tour with them. I got the left bank because the stem I'm using on the gitane is short and I needed the rise. I also use porteurs flipped to the rise...
11-24-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

​​​​​​BR-0014-23 City Bike Brake Levers - 23.8mm...

​​​​​​BR-0014-23 City Bike Brake Levers - 23.8mm 1
HB-0019 Left Bank Handlebar - 23.8mm 1
HB-0006 Porteur Handlebar - 23.8mm 1
PD-0039 Sabot Pedals - Silver 1

Want to try the left bank bars for...
11-24-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 6,584
Posted By 52telecaster

Rockford IL, supercourse 12 ...

Rockford IL, supercourse 12
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11-24-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

My order is shipped and I can't wait but today I...

My order is shipped and I can't wait but today I drive to Rockford IL to visit my daughter in her vintage new house. Gonna bring a bike and explore the neighborhood!
11-23-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

I was hoping the ty cancelled out my "vitriol". I...

I was hoping the ty cancelled out my "vitriol". I had stuff in my cart already and emptied it to get it all for 20% less simply because the folks on the forums are good humans. I mean that sincerely.
11-23-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 411
Posted By 52telecaster

You evil bastard.... Ty.

You evil bastard.... Ty.
11-23-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By 52telecaster

And 50.4

And 50.4
11-23-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,613
Posted By 52telecaster

When the king of freewheels uses an igh the world...

When the king of freewheels uses an igh the world should take notice!
11-23-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By 52telecaster

Well put. I ride because it's practical but also...

Well put. I ride because it's practical but also because it's cool. Nothing is cooler than a piece of antiquity still being useful. That applies to my bikes and occasionally me.
11-23-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By 52telecaster

Lots of good tubes out there thanks to us...

Lots of good tubes out there thanks to us guitarists. Playing with a great sax player tonight at Jack's on Adams.
11-23-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,026
Posted By 52telecaster

The stays being chromolly will not improve your...

The stays being chromolly will not improve your braking performance. Better brakes or adjustment might improve what you have now. So many variables trump your stay material.
11-22-22, 10:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 21,613
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....
11-22-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By 52telecaster

At my son's shop I could still knock out an entry...

At my son's shop I could still knock out an entry level bike fairly quickly but things are changing rapidly and not for better. Internal cabeling on everything now is causing lots of headaches for...
11-22-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,730
Posted By 52telecaster

That site is a wonderful resource, I just hope...

That site is a wonderful resource, I just hope the guy who ran it is ok.
11-22-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
Posted By 52telecaster

I can tell you vintage hifi once refurbished...

I can tell you vintage hifi once refurbished punches way above it's weight price wise but for me it sounds good enough and I get to play with toys I couldn't afford back in the day. Dual1229>pioneer...
11-22-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 628
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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New project comes with mafacs.
11-21-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,736
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...
11-21-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,176
Posted By 52telecaster

I have a super course 12, also tre tubi. It's...

I have a super course 12, also tre tubi. It's very nice!
11-20-22, 10:32 PM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,176
Posted By 52telecaster

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course

Apparently this bike is very rough. Coarse-course
11-20-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By 52telecaster

Welcome to the forums. Lots of knowledge here.

Welcome to the forums. Lots of knowledge here.
11-20-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By 52telecaster

Well I think we will leave it be! Thankyou for...

Well I think we will leave it be! Thankyou for all the input.
11-20-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,010
Posted By 52telecaster

Shaping up nicely. That's a keeper.

Shaping up nicely. That's a keeper.
11-20-22, 02:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,181
Posted By 52telecaster

That Mercian rocks. So glad you got it!

That Mercian rocks. So glad you got it!
11-20-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,010
Posted By 52telecaster

I'm recovering from the flu and jonesing for a...

I'm recovering from the flu and jonesing for a ride.
11-20-22, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By 52telecaster

I do like Motos and it's funny how little a tre...

I do like Motos and it's funny how little a tre tubi style frame gives up to better frames. Motos are always nice but the bianchi would fit me better.
11-20-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,010
Posted By 52telecaster

No expert but the 72 my son has takes 27.2. also...

No expert but the 72 my son has takes 27.2. also that suntour rear mech looks just fine to me. I have a Windsor pro and frame to frame the paramount is definitely lighter. Also with great clearance...
11-20-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 300
Posted By 52telecaster

The moto is frame triangle only for the good...

The moto is frame triangle only for the good steel not sure about the bianchi, also the frames are pretty far apart size wise. Which one fits best?
11-19-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,176
Posted By 52telecaster

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/11948057...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1194805744712606/?mibextid=dXMIcH...
11-19-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7,863
Views: 878,436
Posted By 52telecaster

I used to order the campmor catalog and dream of...

I used to order the campmor catalog and dream of the adventures that I would take. I never really did them until I got divorced but the name campmor still stirs the adventure gene in me.
11-18-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,176
Posted By 52telecaster

Probably bent by the same guy who took off the...

Probably bent by the same guy who took off the derailleur hanger.
11-16-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 383
Posted By 52telecaster

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/new-albion-cranks...

https://www.somafabshop.com/shop/new-albion-crankset-gs-46-30t-11-sp-4723#attr=319,4018

140$
11-15-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 72,769
Views: 11,819,176
Posted By 52telecaster

Grey bike, bent fork?

Grey bike, bent fork?
11-13-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,656
Views: 632,177
Posted By 52telecaster

Waaay better than a bottle in my experience.

Waaay better than a bottle in my experience.
11-12-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,453
Posted By 52telecaster

Agreed. I have learned more and been enabled more...

Agreed. I have learned more and been enabled more here than anywhere.
11-10-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,946
Posted By 52telecaster

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all...

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all accounts was pretty good at it.
11-10-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 3,946
Posted By 52telecaster

I was a production welder for most of my working...

I was a production welder for most of my working life. I appreciate your sentiment.
11-10-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By 52telecaster

People hoard bikes?

People hoard bikes?
11-10-22, 12:21 AM
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