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06-19-22, 09:46 PM
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Posted By curbtender

61f8gt ...

61f8gt
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06-03-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By Bill Kapaun

A JIS Phillips screwdriver will ease some of your...

A JIS Phillips screwdriver will ease some of your problems.
05-31-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,453
Views: 449,687
Posted By jkrug

Just finished up a 70s Motobecane mixte that I...

Just finished up a 70s Motobecane mixte that I assembled from many pieces. I started with the frame and over a couple of months gathered pieces (mostly) old and new for a path racer inspired unisex...
05-30-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: May 1992 in Bicycling magazine

Articles/Columns included in this post are:
Letters
New Products
"Racing for Rookies"
Off the Back

Road Test articles will be posted over the next week.

As usual, let me know if you'd like...
05-25-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 265,489
Posted By Mr. 66

I don't think I've posted me Miyata. I went all...

I don't think I've posted me Miyata. I went all in on the 615. Campy Triple Comp, with xt canti sanded and polished to a high luster....
05-25-22, 10:56 AM
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Views: 265,489
Posted By casanewt

Found something fairly rare the other day. 1986...

Found something fairly rare the other day. 1986 Pro Miyata. First year of the Splined Triple Butted tubing for Miyata. It is also interesting that only the Pro had the fastback seat stays.
...
05-22-22, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 604
Posted By nPn

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but why do you...

Sorry if this is a dumb question, but why do you want to replace the existing shifters, is there something not working or are you looking to upgrade something?
04-26-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,216
Posted By SDHawk

Update: I was able to score the bike! The bike...

Update: I was able to score the bike! The bike was from the daughter of the original owner. Said there was a lot of interest, but I e-mailed first so I had dibs.

It was dusty but all original...
04-06-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By clubman

I think we should raise funds for Jon to get a...

I think we should raise funds for Jon to get a solid service supplier. I know he thought it was sorted out last year but it's obviously still vulnerable to problems and he's invested so much work...
01-15-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,443
Posted By Bianchigirll

Bianchi Catalog Treasure Trove Plus other Stuff

I've mentioned this in a few post and I think I am almost done, at least with the Bianchi part...for now. I have scanned and uploaded to facebook all my US market and Bianchi USA catalogs from 1980...
01-09-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: January 1972 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"The Bicycle is my Kitchen"
"Above the Crowd"

"TECHNICAL - Your Custom Frame" focused on handlebar selection.
It was from a series of custom frame articles posted...
01-08-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) MIYATA 310

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10-19-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By The Thin Man

Suntour 888 Barcon / Bar End Ratcheting Power Shifter Instructions Scan

When a new part is purchased, it usually comes with some kind of instruction pamphlet but most of the time, we toss them. But, some people don't. I found this Suntour 888 Barcon / Bar End Ratcheting...
10-09-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 652
Posted By SpeedofLite

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09-06-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,894
Posted By Mr. 66

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No problem some minor modification and I should be able to install without...
09-05-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: September 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"Buying a Second Bike"
"Question Man"
"Wisconsin Bikeway -- Evansville to New Glarus"
"The Catfish Kid"
"Letters"
"New Products"

"Tour de France-71" is available as a...
08-30-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,372
Posted By nimoWS

Very cool of you to host them yourself! Awesome...

Very cool of you to host them yourself! Awesome set of catalogues. Thank you!
08-17-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 771
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1989) Preview of 1990 Components

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08-07-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,154
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: August 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"Moultons in the Lava"
"Our Man in the Sky"
"1971 Tour of California Road Race announcement"
"Book Review: Anybody's Bike Book"

Articles about Major Taylor and TOSRV...
07-03-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: July 1971 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:
"Bicycling Around the World" (the third and final installment of Heinz Stucke's transcontinental adventure)
"High School Races" (includes at least one name you all should...
06-26-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,009
Posted By Charles Wahl

TullySteve: My mid-70s Peugeot PX-10 has what...

TullySteve: My mid-70s Peugeot PX-10 has what looks to be the same cup as you've pictured, so it's almost certainly a Stronglight, French threaded; but I'd still try to check from the inside of the...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

1,438 Hi-Res scans, 5,000 - 6,000 drawings !!

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine „Le Cycle“ 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with...
05-31-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1988) Three MTBs (Offroad, Supergo, Diamondback)

OFFROAD Mountain Pro, SUPERGO Access Comp, and DIAMONDBACK Arrival are reviewed.
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05-09-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By steelbikeguy

Bicycling magazine, Feb 1982: Berto rates rear derailleurs, RAGBRAI, cycling shoes

so what was going on in 1980?
January 1 - Eddie Murphy makes his first appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson".
April 1 The 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands begins when...
04-11-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,366
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: April 1981 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
On Tour: "So You think Fenders Are a Drag? Think Again"
"Cycling Enters a New Age"
Backcountry Bikepacking: "Your Rack and Bags"
"Technical Q & A"

Road Test...
04-10-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By PatTheSlat

These only pivot to make it easier to get the...

These only pivot to make it easier to get the wheel out, so if you can't get it on there where it pivots freely it won't affect operation at all.
04-10-21, 03:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By oneclick

The very thin washers are the shims I mentioned....

The very thin washers are the shims I mentioned. You use just enough of them to get the clearance desired. Again, the sequence is iterative: try a set of shims - tighten - check - if not correct...
04-04-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,542
Posted By randyjawa

The OP certainly has a right to his opinion and...

The OP certainly has a right to his opinion and in choosing what he wants to hate (pretty strong word). In my opinion, there is nothing wrong with "gas pipe" frame bicycles. First of all, there is...
03-31-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 18,061
Posted By Crankstank

1984 Univega Alpina Ultima

I'll get around to building it one of these days.
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03-25-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 748
Posted By randyjawa

Prepare the area to be painted properly then grab...

Prepare the area to be painted properly then grab yourself a decent one inch paint brush and a can of Rust-oleum in your chosen color (black is easy). Then paint the area of concern. Let it dry and...
01-20-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,570
Posted By Numerozero

I switched from regular Wera to Holding Function...

I switched from regular Wera to Holding Function hex heads, sockets, and Torx heads. It solves a problem I DO have - dropping fasteners and then wasting time looking for them. I run a shop and time...
01-05-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,063
Posted By sheddle

also full DB 531 YO ...

also full DB 531 YO

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The extent to which the Raleigh Super Tourer...
12-18-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,664
Posted By blakcloud

Certainly it depends on your climate if winter...

Certainly it depends on your climate if winter tires will be good for you. Here in Toronto, it's the ice that gets you. We are lucky to have the bike lanes plowed so snow isn't the biggest problem....
10-22-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,925
Posted By Reynolds

Sometimes you can save a "brinelled" headset with...

Sometimes you can save a "brinelled" headset with caged bearings by replacing them with loose bearings.
09-20-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,018
Posted By mitchmellow62

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This is what I've done in the past. Works fine with the friction thumbies I use. One might need a little more creativity for a cable...
08-28-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,504
Posted By Charles Wahl

Thank you for finding and posting this article....

Thank you for finding and posting this article. The tables at the end are amazing, in terms of the detailed information they put together in one place! Here's a PDF of the whole shebang, for ease of...
08-27-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,504
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1984) Loaded Touring Bikes (Berto)

This article is packed full of information and includes reviews of CANNONDALE ST-500, SPECIALIZED Expedition, and TREK 720. There was a winner.
I rearranged the pages a bit so all of the bike...
08-19-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,446
Posted By jessec

Never really used the site much as I was always a...

Never really used the site much as I was always a mountain biker and recently got into vintage road bikes (starting last summer), but FYI I'm making an attempt to retrieve the data off the Wayback...
06-22-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,946
Posted By Hobbiano

A big thanks from here too!

A big thanks from here too!
06-21-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,946
Posted By The Golden Boy

The "Rag and Bone" name as always intrigued me...

The "Rag and Bone" name as always intrigued me when I've seen it- I just went poking around your site- that looks so cool!

And in case no one else has said it today- thank you for hosting the...
05-06-20, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,150
Posted By Trevtassie

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?,...

Why not get a genuine SKS Bluemels mounting kit?, cheap enough and will fit properly, since the mounts look the same as the current model....
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