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07-18-21, 12:13 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,217
Posted By merziac

Oh boy, great fun. :popcorn 1979 Jim Merz...

Oh boy, great fun. :popcorn

1979 Jim Merz custom touring, full Campy and Cinelli with Suntour bar-cons, custom racks with integrated Eclipse pannier slide on mounts and paint to match Silca with...
07-14-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By ThermionicScott

Here's what mine look like, for what it's worth. ...

Here's what mine look like, for what it's worth. The stays are snugged up nicely against the fender:

https://i.imgur.com/x33eysN.jpg
07-14-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 517
Posted By JohnDThompson

I recommend the book "No Hands" for a readable,...

I recommend the book "No Hands" for a readable, engaging history of the Schwinn Bicycle Company:

https://www.amazon.com/No-Hands-Schwinn-American-Institution/dp/0805035532
07-11-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 641
Posted By ShannonM

Andy Hampsten is a mensch. And I can't be...

Andy Hampsten is a mensch.

And I can't be the only one who reads "Unfortunately, I didn't have the form to make [Banesto's] Tour squad that year" as "I refused to take EPO, so they wouldn't let me...
07-03-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 937
Posted By nlerner

Heliochromatic hubs chainstay mounted brakes...

Heliochromatic hubs
chainstay mounted brakes (on MTBs)
fade paint jobs
the move from sport touring geometry to crit geometry as dominant
no thanks
06-04-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,732
Posted By burnthesheep

Why aren't road penalties higher?

Local story from yesterday: 4 teens killed. Driver of deliver box truck crosses median and hit them head on in their vehicle (not bikes). Charges? Misdemeanor death by motor vehicle and speeding....
03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,684
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-01-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,652
Posted By nlerner

I've had a couple of Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix...

I've had a couple of Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix bikes from this era, including that 49/46 crankset and a corn-cobbish rear cluster, and even with that relatively limited ask, they still shifted like...
02-24-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 952
Posted By nlerner

Dang, Portland is shutting something down that's...

Dang, Portland is shutting something down that's bicycling related?! I think hell shall be freezing over shortly.
01-26-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,508
Posted By Andy_K

I had my first Motobecane done at Forever Powder...

I had my first Motobecane done at Forever Powder Coating in Olympia, Washington (https://www.foreverpowdercoating.com/). They did two tone with masked Nervex lugs and seat tube panels, plus clear...
01-21-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,659
Posted By bikeaddiction1

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of...

As a cyclist and motorcyclist I have had many of the same thoughts shown in this video. The biggest danger to me is someone who doesn't really cycle much because it is too hard or takes too long,...
01-04-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,370
Posted By unworthy1

That is clearly exactly a...

That is clearly exactly a Bridgestone/C.Itoh/Kabuki and was given Celeste paint and decals, nothing makes me think this ever was a legit Bianchi. If in doubt, tell us the serial number. Depending on...
12-29-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,472
Posted By Helldorado

Wrong. I never said that i don't care about...

Wrong. I never said that i don't care about others and you have insufficient evidence to come to that conclusion based on m y comments. But when it comes to life and limb, my life and limb trump not...
12-29-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 12,472
Posted By Helldorado

It's a matter of perspective. When automobile...

It's a matter of perspective. When automobile drivers stop killing cyclists and then shrugging "Gee, I never saw him..." then cyclists will stop using bright flashing lights. Until then, flash on!
12-16-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,852
Posted By berner

Not all, but some of the people who go into...

Not all, but some of the people who go into police work are not hired because of their intellect. It seems the main criteria is the capacity to follow orders without question. Many are ex military.
...
12-16-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 15,852
Posted By CB HI

These days, cops should never make the statement...

These days, cops should never make the statement that "impairment is not believed to be a factor" unless they have blood test results in hand.
There are too many drugs that impair motorist,...
10-30-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,231
Posted By chainwhip

Cycling is my Fountain of Youth

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09-28-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,320
Posted By Duke7777

These are not too difficult to find on ebay,...

These are not too difficult to find on ebay, provided you are willing to invest the time in learning and searching. You have to educate yourself on what a high quality frame looks like, and what...
09-20-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,890
Posted By sheddle

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute...

We have Bike Court but they mainly prosecute things like photographing your bike crosschained, or wearing a WC stripes jersey. It's pretty boring.
09-20-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,890
Posted By eeuuugh

The crimps do look about the size of the...

The crimps do look about the size of the Efficient Velo Tools "right arm repair clamp", which is something I'd expect a better shop in the Northwest to have, and can very easily be tightened too hard.
09-19-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,599
Posted By thinktubes

At various times: A kitten A Trombone A...

At various times:

A kitten
A Trombone
A case of Bud longnecks
A couple of guitar amps I bought at auction
09-17-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,865
Posted By RobbieTunes

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get...

If everyone rides on the West coast, do they get herd mentality?
08-21-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,405
Posted By hazetguy

let's just get this out of the way early. ...

let's just get this out of the way early.

disc brakes
carbon fiber frames/forks
chain lube du jour

ok, no more discussion on these things
07-17-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,790
Posted By Troul

Lowering the speed limits for roads that are...

Lowering the speed limits for roads that are scare with businesses, nearby freeway access, & that have minimum road surface requirement (ie: no heavy triple axle vehicles) might be better at sharing...
05-27-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,624
Posted By Dave Mayer

A hacksaw and the cut-up shards buried deep in...

A hacksaw and the cut-up shards buried deep in the garbage. That is the correct plan.

I volunteer at a high-volume bike Co-op. Please do not donate your crashed or corroded bars to your Co-op. ...
05-26-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,803
Posted By T-Mar

Based on what I read somewhere, a long time ago,...

Based on what I read somewhere, a long time ago, I call them channel section rims, as the small enclosed section in the corners look like channels. . It's may not be the best description but in my...
05-21-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By rccardr

Davidson Discovery, Deore, 35 x700, friction...

Davidson Discovery, Deore, 35 x700, friction shifted. Boom!
04-17-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,455
Posted By noimagination

Because they're rare. In tens of thousands of...

Because they're rare. In tens of thousands of miles over many decades of riding, I've never had an accident due to mechanical failure. I've had flats and broken spokes, I've had a pedal come off of...
04-14-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dylansbob

I'm in the PNW and say it's ok, especially if...

I'm in the PNW and say it's ok, especially if you ever ride anything non-paved.
04-06-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By gugie

Nice work!

Nice work!
04-06-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,653
Posted By scarlson

NGC450B: horrible, pretty brakes, modified

I bought a set of Gran Compe NGC450b brakes a couple years back for $30, thinking they were pretty cool looking and for the price, and gee wiz ball bearing pivots, I could not go wrong. (below...
02-09-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,800
Posted By gugie

I'm usually the "steel is real", that'll ride,...

I'm usually the "steel is real", that'll ride, you can fix that kinda guy, but I've never seen anyone dimple a fork before. If I had it in my own two hands I'd get you a better diagnostic, but with...
01-29-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By top506

I've seen examples of both-coin toss. Given the...

I've seen examples of both-coin toss.
Given the difference in sizes, go with the best fit.

Top
01-29-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By KenNC

Check out "Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII...

Check out "Road to Valor: A True Story of WWII Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation" by McConnon & McConnon. It is available on Amazon, eBay, etc. I read it last month and...
01-27-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By merziac

:thumb: If only he were here today, we might...

:thumb:

If only he were here today, we might be in less of a predicament than we seem to be. :twitchy:
12-20-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 25,444
Posted By SurferRosa

Thread title sung to the tune of ... ...

Thread title sung to the tune of ...

https://youtu.be/KqnnSuKSmZI

Such a well known song, thought it would be obvious.
12-03-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,483
Posted By LMQCycles

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My latest build. Steel frame, Carbon belt drive, Rohloff hub. Completed...
11-18-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,507
Posted By J.Higgins

Nice job in the procedure, by the way! :thumb:

Nice job in the procedure, by the way! :thumb:
11-17-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,276
Posted By iab

1948 Viscontea pista ...

1948 Viscontea pista

https://live.staticflickr.com/8787/17124040465_dcb47e1dfb_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/s6cbCZ)
Viscontea 001 (https://flic.kr/p/s6cbCZ) by iabisdb...
11-13-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By 2cam16

RIP Raymond. :( ...

RIP Raymond. :(
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49059590131_483ddb1cfc_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2hKedWg)
IMG_9585 (https://flic.kr/p/2hKedWg) by 2cam16...
10-28-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,507
Posted By cudak888

Lower half of dropout in vise (with aluminum jaw...

Lower half of dropout in vise (with aluminum jaw inserts, of course), and use the frame VERY SLOWLY AND CAREFULLY as leverage.

If it breaks, it breaks. If it doesn't, you just dodged a bullet....
10-25-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,966
Posted By JoeyBike

There are people who believe that free parking...

There are people who believe that free parking should not exist in most large or even medium cities. Concrete parking lots (except for new porous concrete) contribute to flooding and other...
10-10-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,576
Posted By eom

This.

This.
09-14-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,315
Posted By ToniH.

Thanks for the support. :) Yes well... I had...

Thanks for the support. :)

Yes well... I had a bit of a revelation one day when I was talking with my partner about shirts. I had this really nice hand made shirt I bought from Japan that I never...
08-25-19, 09:06 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 168,161
Posted By obrentharris

Fabulous! Brent

Fabulous!
Brent
07-14-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,583
Posted By jeirvine

1903. I'd live to watch some of those epic early...

1903. I'd live to watch some of those epic early stages, then afterwards, bop over to Austria and kill teenage Hitler.
05-10-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,273
Posted By SurferRosa

The only time I look down on an old frame is...

The only time I look down on an old frame is usually when I'm staring at one of my bikes. Just fixed there, gawking. Gawping. Ogling. Vacant. A minute passes. Then two... It's bad.
11-21-18, 10:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,355
Posted By Chr0m0ly

My understanding, (and Iím always learning I was...

My understanding, (and Iím always learning I was wrong about SOMEthing!) Is that a seamed tube has the possibility of an inclusion (an impurity) being introduced into the weld. Itís one more...
02-11-18, 10:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,003
Posted By B. Carfree

Same old bike-hating CHP. This statement...

Same old bike-hating CHP. This statement basically says that if it's just a few cyclists then it's understandable when a reckless driver mows them down.
02-11-18, 04:16 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,003
Posted By Maelochs

If he gets off easy ..... Kidnapped at...

If he gets off easy .....


Kidnapped at night by hooded fat men in spandex, found later strapped to a cactus with old inner tubes, a broken Chinese CF seat post jammed through his heart.

Not...
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