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Posted By herbg

.... and the bike was successfully sold at $425...

.... and the bike was successfully sold at $425 CDN to a very appreciative, tall buyer! Happy it found a good home!
02-13-24, 06:00 PM
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Posted By xiaoman1

A rule of thumb that I have found very helpful in...

A rule of thumb that I have found very helpful in my search for a bike is to sum up what the total will cost is after purchasing the frame, along with the cost to "restore" it.........then multiply...
02-09-24, 12:06 PM
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Posted By polymorphself

1968 Korean Bike Tour

Stolen from the touring section. They rode the east coast of Korea with locally made bikes and next to no preparation.
...
01-27-24, 02:22 PM
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Posted By no67el

Hey big thanks to JohnDThompson for risking his...

Hey big thanks to JohnDThompson for risking his Mavic tool in the mail! My Alain Michel frame now has a nice 2.5mm, 45 degree chamfer and the Mavic sealed bb installed nicely..... This is a great...
01-27-24, 02:06 PM
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Posted By JohnDThompson

Got my Mavic #652 BB chamfering tool back from ...

Got my Mavic #652 BB chamfering tool back from no67el. I'm always a little apprehensive when I lend out tools through the mail, but everything was fine! :thumb:...
01-21-24, 02:53 PM
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Posted By fabiofarelli

I've been in Dessel too and had a great time to...

I've been in Dessel too and had a great time to meet a lot of vintage-cycling friends and have a talk with them. Last time I saw non-fixie was in june at Vélo Vintage Anjou, nice to speak him again. ...
01-21-24, 12:44 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Went on a swapping spree today. First regional...

Went on a swapping spree today. First regional swap meet of the year is traditionally in Dessel, Belgium.

First buy of the day was a 1985 Brooks Professional. Barely ridden in. Not particularly...
01-08-24, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Chuck M

Since opinions were asked for, I’m glad that the...

Since opinions were asked for, I’m glad that the first reply in this thread was a thought provoking one. It is often too easy to take for granted many of us don’t have to rely on something like this...
11-30-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,419
Posted By abdon

The thing about drops and touring, even if you...

The thing about drops and touring, even if you rarely use them, is when you are facing 20mph head wind for most of the day and you still have to make it somewhere. At that point you'll love that they...
11-26-23, 02:28 PM
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Posted By gaucho777

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11-17-23, 12:03 PM
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Posted By fvernon

The framesets aren't far off in weight (only 90...

The framesets aren't far off in weight (only 90 grams, or ~3oz)--the Champion #1 and #2 tubing were the exact same except #2 is 9/6/9 TT and DT, and #1 is 8/5/8 for TT/DT. All other tubes were the...
11-03-23, 01:44 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

There's cockeyed and there's cockeyed. Bolt...

There's cockeyed and there's cockeyed.

Bolt an old centerpull onto it and see if it fits and the calipers move freely.
10-31-23, 06:20 PM
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Posted By clubman

List member Velognome has a 30's Renown with the...

List member Velognome has a 30's Renown with the OEM badge, found here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/19780300-post1.html)
Replies: 19
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Posted By Tspad

I met him in the 80s...

I grew up in Bavilliers and bought my first bikes from Heck-Colney, the local shop. He was building bikes on demand. He was a mechanic on tour de France and had many parts... even some rare track...
10-04-23, 01:59 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

In my experience, brief flushing treatments such...

In my experience, brief flushing treatments such as Clean Streak, WD-40, PB, Liquid Wrench, etc. allow the shifter to start working again because they penetrate, soften, and reactivate the original...
09-10-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 248
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Posted By USAZorro

Well Alrighty. The judge has gone back through...

Well Alrighty. The judge has gone back through the whole thread and has been deliberating with himself for hours. I absolutely have to start by thanking all the people who participated in the thread...
09-07-23, 06:08 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

"Get a grip", I said to myself in mid-August, as...

"Get a grip", I said to myself in mid-August, as I pondered all the bikes I'd probably be fixing up this fall, most of which would have grips long ago annihilated by the ravages of sun and time.
...
09-01-23, 05:50 AM
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Posted By DQRider

Of Course "They're Here"! Where Else Would They Be?

https://i.imgur.com/IQQ8iEF.png This tall, skinny fellow is called, "Walter". Or so I am told by a denizen of the gallery in the background. Walter took one look at my 1949 Raleigh Clubman path racer...
08-25-23, 01:07 PM
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Posted By SoCaled

Santana Cilantro - $200 - Del Mar, CA ...

Santana Cilantro - $200 - Del Mar, CA
https://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/d/san-diego-santana-cilantro-tandem/7658480953.html
"This is a 90’s Cilantro with 26” wheels that was originally set up...
08-20-23, 02:45 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

I recover saddles by the dozens for my own use...

I recover saddles by the dozens for my own use and for bicycle nonprofits. Even recovered several Avocets to bring them back to like-new condition. Yes, once you've removed the old cover you need to...
08-19-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,808
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

No doubt that he would be great at the bike...

No doubt that he would be great at the bike operator /TA thing. But you’re missing one thing…doing something full time means you have a job. That defeats the whole point of retirement.
08-19-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,808
Posted By gugie

A good chunk of what I did at work over the past...

A good chunk of what I did at work over the past decade or so was to mentor young engineers. I always started with asking the question "why are you here?" They'd blab on with corporate correct...
08-16-23, 07:16 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Velo Mule

My vote is for the Trek 700 series of steel...

My vote is for the Trek 700 series of steel hybrid bikes. But this is because I like tinker, swap and upgrade parts. Given that you can make these bikes into a drop bar bike or keep it with upright...
08-12-23, 07:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,493
Posted By easyupbug

I have loved bikes for 70 years. Now long...

I have loved bikes for 70 years. Now long retired I have 24 but 6 are for the kids and grandkids when they visit. I am fortunate to have a hanger w/o a plane so plenty of room. I have to do things...
08-11-23, 06:02 PM
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Posted By rsbob

2 every day bikes, one for climbing and the other...

2 every day bikes, one for climbing and the other as backup in case #1 has mechanical issues
1 fendered and heavy rain bike
1 mtb for trails
1 gorgeous steel bike that I just can’t make myself...
08-11-23, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Wildwood

How do I Love Thee? - let me count the way(s)

Forgetting mountain bikes, city bikes, cruiser bikes, beach bikes, fat tire, etc

well there's
Steel (lugged, brazed, tig'd), titanium and carbon tubed with carbon lugs, carbon monoquote...
fully...
08-06-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 248
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Posted By campfire

RAGBRAI is complete, and the RAGBRAI Raleigh...

RAGBRAI is complete, and the RAGBRAI Raleigh Revival rose to the occasion. I rode all 7 days with my 8 year old (438 miles out of the 500, we sagged a few of the segments). 737 total miles since I...
08-06-23, 09:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,187
Posted By campfire

The bike crash kept my wife off her bike this...

The bike crash kept my wife off her bike this summer. She got medically cleared to ride right before RAGBRAI started. So she decided to bring the smaller kids and join us for half of Wednesday on the...
08-06-23, 09:19 PM
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Posted By campfire

I wound up doing 438 of the 500 RAGBRAI miles...

I wound up doing 438 of the 500 RAGBRAI miles this year. The 8 year old got tired of hills, so we sagged some of the hilly segments.
I have 737 total miles on this bike since its revival. :speedy:
08-06-23, 09:16 PM
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Posted By campfire

You're right, I am proud of this bike. It does...

You're right, I am proud of this bike. It does have chops. The Raleigh survived the whole week with no breakdowns aside from the broken spoke. I'm not sure exactly what I hit, but I do remember...
08-02-23, 01:21 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By abdon

I recently realized I am not as innately honest...

I recently realized I am not as innately honest as I thought I was. While at the bike co-op this guy came in with a tubular tire that came unglued from his rim and was wondering if the rim was shot...
07-31-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,200
Posted By SurferRosa

Here are the last three 360° composite photos by...

Here are the last three 360° composite photos by Bill Edwards:

https://www.360cities.net/image/stallions-of-steel-robert-s-classic-cycling-event-north-bend-wa
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Posted By bargainguy

DaVinci is current. The Global Venture isn't in...

DaVinci is current. The Global Venture isn't in the current lineup, but I found the Joint Venture:

https://www.davincitandems.com/tandem-models/joint-venture/

If you click the Components tab in...
07-29-23, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By BertoBerg

Hey Everyone- Here is the link to my Flickr...

Hey Everyone-

Here is the link to my Flickr album from today!

- Josh

Bob's Classic Bike Show 2023 (https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjAPafN)
07-28-23, 01:32 PM
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Posted By ATL720

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Celebrating 10 posts with a picture of our...
07-23-23, 07:05 PM
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Posted By RCMoeur

Meet Uglybike #1. This was a castoff from...

Meet Uglybike #1.

This was a castoff from the 2019 Recycle Your Bicycle program - it came in as a 1990ish Raleigh Technium MTB frame and fork that had been rode mighty hard, put up mighty wet, and...
07-21-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82,489
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Posted By fvernon

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/albany-vint...

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/albany-vintage-centurion-bike/7642415960.html

haven't seen this posted in here--apologies if someone already had and I missed it.
1976/1977 Centurion Pro...
07-10-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,460
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...The bicycle trail infrastructure in the DC...

.
...The bicycle trail infrastructure in the DC metro area has expanded exponentially since I left there. But Ft Belvoir is way the hell and gone out in Fairfax County, downriver from Mt Vernon and...
07-05-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,830
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Posted By Vermilion

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07-05-23, 08:29 AM
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Posted By mpetry912

I once saw a pretty bad wipeout caused by a water...

I once saw a pretty bad wipeout caused by a water bottle that came loose and ended up jammed between down tube and front wheel.

those velcro strap-on things scare me. Hose clamps have sharp...
06-23-23, 10:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,450
Posted By abdon

No problems with the rear hub. I just like...

No problems with the rear hub. I just like rebuilding vintage bikes and as such using better components is just a nice touch. I don't know why so many people choose to assume that I wanted the...
06-03-23, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By dbhouston

Those look awfully nice, but it looks like you...

Those look awfully nice, but it looks like you need stays to make it permanent? I just installed V-O faceted mudguards on an old Centurion ProTour with 27" tires and like the look and practicality....
05-24-23, 09:29 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 9,306
Posted By rsbob

I would not, then thank them and waive them on. ...

I would not, then thank them and waive them on. Who knows who may be coming from the other side and could take you out?

I have seen well meaning people stop to waive through a cyclist, me, and...
05-19-23, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By tmnguuyen

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05-19-23, 01:36 PM
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Views: 917
Posted By scarlson

For tandems, I have a '46 René Herse, a '59 Jack...

For tandems, I have a '46 René Herse, a '59 Jack Taylor, and a '76 Colin Laing. Have used a couple steel Santanas owned by other family members, and I have been to a tandem rally or two. You could...
05-19-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,187
Posted By campfire

RAGBRAI Raleigh Revival

I picked up a Raleigh Kodiak from an estate sale. The guy had a collection of old road & touring bikes, and a few cool oddballs. I think this one is a 1986 model (based on first digit of S/N), and...
05-07-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 104,037
Posted By confente

The first stage of The Vintage Grand Tour (TVGT)...

The first stage of The Vintage Grand Tour (TVGT) was a resounding success. Nice turnout on a beautiful Spring day in Pasadena. The leader has yet to be determined. Now on to Stage 2 after some...
05-03-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,284
Posted By sbrudno

Since I have been wrenching bikes (and bamboo fly...

Since I have been wrenching bikes (and bamboo fly rods and vintage tobacco pipes) I have one adage: It does not matter what the monetary value of the thing is; it only matters what YOU, the buyer,...
05-02-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By smontanaro

I never heard back, so began reconstituting the...

I never heard back, so began reconstituting the website based on Wayback Machine contents. The path forward has been littered with small problems, but I'm getting close. I am looking for scans of...
Replies: 35
Views: 1,433
Posted By SoCaled

I sort of agree with All the posts above, even...

I sort of agree with All the posts above, even though they give slightly conflicting answers
$450 is fair
I would want to get it for $350-$250, but then might miss out. In LA, if I miss out there...
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