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02-24-24, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By RCMoeur

I have the original style Blackburn front rack on...

I have the original style Blackburn front rack on my commuting cruiser. I've owned the rack since 1983, and it's been on this bike since 1995. When the bike got dragged behind the truck when a...
02-24-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By AdventureManCO

SWEET SAVE!!! Got a torch? That would be a...

SWEET SAVE!!!

Got a torch? That would be a fantastic one to learn some brazing on. The rust would need to be cleaned up, but I would be wanting to give it a go. Also, Paul Brody (youtube) has a...
01-12-24, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Velo Mule

I went curbside shopping last night. They are...

I went curbside shopping last night. They are open late and the price is always right. A neighbor must have been cleaning out their garage and backyard. They accumulated quite a collection of...
12-29-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Murray Missile

Some pics, lots of oddballs and little things...

Some pics, lots of oddballs and little things still need dealt with but the bulk of it is nestled snug in it's bed.
...
12-17-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By Trav1s

Found 4 houses down on the way to church. Iíll...

Found 4 houses down on the way to church. Iíll assess it later. Itís a 730 Multitrack

...
12-16-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,570
Posted By Smokinapankake

Old zombie thread I know but I still have this...

Old zombie thread I know but I still have this old bike. Itís been through some changesÖ

Found another exactly like this one only a couple sizes smaller, so I took its fork and added a Threadless...
12-16-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

TOC Gormully & Jeffery Rambler

$2250 or best. (put the wrong number previously...) this is a very rare turn of the century (1898-1905) american made bicycle with ornate rococo lugwork, which was a trademark Rambler detail. just...
12-14-23, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By juvela

----- gotta :love: this image - egg...

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gotta :love: this image - egg zachleigh the waye we loyke to foynde 'em

doyt, cob webbery, leaves, deformation...this image encompaseth the whole enchilada!

thar be "krustee"...then...
12-10-23, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 786
Posted By randyjawa

randyjawa New Website...

I want to build another website. My "Ten Speeds" was well received and I kick myself, to this day, for selling the site. Anyway...

I want to know what the best software to use. I want to be...
12-09-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,219
Posted By SurferRosa

​​​​​​​:lol:

​​​​​​​:lol:
12-07-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,592
Posted By gugie

Dude had only good things to say about cyclo and...

Dude had only good things to say about cyclo and adventure touring.
My kinda guy.
12-07-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,592
Posted By chain_whipped

Shop says "you cyclist ruin everything" C&V too! Lol

Right out the backyard of corp. Trek
https://youtu.be/X39c6YuYVCI?si=DH0IkRmBAKjZADfL

https://youtu.be/X39c6YuYVCI?si=DH0IkRmBAKjZADfL
12-03-23, 07:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 599
Posted By Chuck M

Search eBay for Nervar chain guard. There are a...

Search eBay for Nervar chain guard. There are a few of them. I don't know if they fit your chain rings or not.
...
11-29-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,503
Posted By zukahn1

I would suggest going with nicer 48-36 steel...

I would suggest going with nicer 48-36 steel front chain rings and good modern 8 speed chain and leaving the rest alone if a all is good.
11-27-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By Dfrost

+1 for the Klein Performance. I used my Ď92 for...

+1 for the Klein Performance. I used my Ď92 for everything as my only bike for 38,000 miles: fast-ish day rides, many centuries, and several three-week credit card tours in PNW and Europe (photo...
11-27-23, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By Kontact

The racy Techniums came out in 1987. Of course...

The racy Techniums came out in 1987. Of course the 27" wheeled ones had longer wheelbases - that's pretty much what a "sport tourer" is. Plus medium reach brakes.
11-27-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By top506

Klein Performance: ...

Klein Performance:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1471/klein_3915af0516fe7bcffc5e6772e34034c466c7c183.jpg

Top
11-26-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,396
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on just for the heck of it. ...

+ 1 on just for the heck of it.

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11-26-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,099
Posted By Doug Fattic

X3speeed, you might want to explore the highest...

X3speeed, you might want to explore the highest quality option on a frame I made for the daughter of a close friend a long time ago (I'm not modest), I have a complete bicycle with a 61cm ST with a...
11-25-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By jjhabbs

New Video: Getting the new Ochsner and a trip through Cyrils garage.

Hey guys,
I posted pics of this bike earlier. Here is a link to the video:

Thanks!

John

https://youtu.be/HN_XuFlNdTE
11-24-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By obrentharris

SurferRosa's post is helpful and to the point. ...

SurferRosa's post is helpful and to the point. One of our well respected California frame builder uses the head of a golf putter for a crimping tool. I know at least one younger builder has learned...
11-23-23, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 452
Posted By cegerer

Bob Jackson DIY Dent Repair

I bought this 1983-84 Bob Jackson frame online and it arrived with 2 large dents in the top tube :mad: They weren't from shipping damage - just undisclosed pre-existing damage :rolleyes: One actually...
11-22-23, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,729
Posted By nlerner

Fwiw, I dimpled the chainstays on a couple of...

Fwiw, I dimpled the chainstays on a couple of bikes with the use of a bench vise, a wooden form for the outside of the stay and a screwdriver bit on the inside of the stay. Tighten the vise, and the...
11-19-23, 03:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,446
Posted By gearbasher

Sorry, not after Labor Day.

Sorry, not after Labor Day.
11-16-23, 04:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,881
Posted By SurferRosa

You might want to reread this post by StanSeven...

You might want to reread this post by StanSeven from a previous thread of yours:

https://www.bikeforums.net/22708844-post45.html
11-15-23, 08:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,881
Posted By Catnap

some "inspo" on how these frames can be built up...

some "inspo" on how these frames can be built up - a 650B conversion I did years ago. these frames are fully chromed under the paint and look great naked. Other than the fancy rear rack, it's all...
11-15-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By '02 nrs

$1700. livonia,Mich

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/719852089622587...
11-15-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,933
Posted By purpurite

[RESTORE] 1960 Frejus Supercorsa

After lurking around here for the last decade, I finally got bit by the V&C bug. I have been toying with the idea of restoring an old VW Beetle, and realized my garage space wasn't terribly friendly...
11-11-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,885
Posted By chain_whipped

Vintage Reich bells. Especially the West Germany...

Vintage Reich bells. Especially the West Germany era made when they seemed to offer many cast designs and patterns. The mechanical mechanisms have a nice feel and sort of flywheel effect. Wonderful...
11-09-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,962
Posted By non-fixie

I wanted another Dia Compe ENE front rack. They...

I wanted another Dia Compe ENE front rack. They fit on several, if not most, centerpull calipers, and I am very happy with the one I have. And they are somewhat affordable, at least compared to other...
11-05-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By zookster

Rode the '54 Raleigh to Bham Vegans Vegan Fest...

Rode the '54 Raleigh to Bham Vegans Vegan Fest today, then rode a few more miles after because I ate way too much!

...
11-05-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By zukahn1

A nice temps but a bit windy today so just a...

A nice temps but a bit windy today so just a short ride on the bike path.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/100_1053_280c21eeb2f19e1760f55ae4a0684f5e3c41e0c2.jpg...
Forum: Framebuilders
11-03-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By vintage cellar

I think the w-22 (like the more common w-17) is...

I think the w-22 (like the more common w-17) is an older-style "injector mixer" torch designed for very low-pressure Acetylene and much higher pressure Oxygen ( @ 20 -30 PSI).

It was a top-quality...
10-25-23, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 374,898
Posted By jPrichard10

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

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x844/screenshot_20231024_221849_842b55511ca9a9ec6621f9cde6dfc292abfb8f7b.png
I haven't posted near enough photos ogugie doctored...
10-20-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,169
Posted By panzerwagon

Alright, Iíll play: SHIFTERS: Simplex...

Alright, Iíll play:

SHIFTERS: Simplex retrofriction
REAR DER.: Suntour Cyclone
FRONT DER.: Suntour Cyclone
BRAKE LEVERS: Campagnolo C-Record
BRAKE CALIPERS: Suntour Superbe
CRANK: TA...
10-17-23, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By EVlove

Still listed here:...

Still listed here: https://woohoobikes.com/en/70-spokes

For SLE spokes it says galvanized steel in the listing.

No experience with this shop; they're in Poland. I doubt it's economical with...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-23, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 834
Posted By RustyJames

Iím another guy that is familiar with dunk tanks,...

Iím another guy that is familiar with dunk tanks, chemicals, sand blasting, etc. and I would say avoid the dunk tanks. The do a dandy job of stripping the paint but Iíve heard a few stories about a...
10-15-23, 02:27 AM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By Wildwood

Always thankful to post this thread

Took a final ride on Friday, and a final final ride on Saturday. Neither very long.
(truth is I never dialed in the gearing.)
This one is going back to its' original owner.
When I came to realize...
10-14-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By Sir_Name

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_8314_3b08e5e687293b2cebedf85223608f954e99f6b6.jpeg
...
10-12-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By abdon

Mid tier pantograph Fuji mini set

Mid 70's or so. During the early Japanese invasion even the mid tier bikes were getting this treatment. This would look awesome on a townie bike. It was going into my Fuji flair mixte but I ended up...
10-11-23, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By bharrisonb

Eastern Point, Gloucester, Mass. Celebrated 500...

Eastern Point, Gloucester, Mass. Celebrated 500 miles on a bike I saved from the tip in May ...
...
10-11-23, 01:13 AM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By Bergz

Rat rod Trek "Rek" outing...

Took the rat rod modified "Rek" for a nice ride in the forest today. Don't know how I managed it without 29er wheels, disk brakes and 160mm of suspension at each end🤣 The lowered bottom bracket...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-07-23, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By unterhausen

If you are getting it powder coated, I think I...

If you are getting it powder coated, I think I would replace them. I'm not convinced it doesn't cause problems. Maybe it doesn't cause any more problems than just using tektro brakes does. The ones...
09-27-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,130
Posted By Fredo76

Ten $100 decisions are easier to make than one...

Ten $100 decisions are easier to make than one $1000 decision.
09-22-23, 07:30 AM
Replies: 82,489
Views: 13,878,245
Posted By ehcoplex

Wow. I think it would be worth resuscitating......

Wow. I think it would be worth resuscitating... tempting to put in a low bid and see what happens....
09-19-23, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15,363
Views: 4,011,351
Posted By marnar

Sears-JC Higgins

I got this one for $50. It's an early 60's JC Higgins (Puch or the like). I was sold on the chain guard. Works with a Simplex derailleur. It also has an internally routed rear brake cable on the...
09-10-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21,522
Views: 2,977,663
Posted By jamesdak

Decided to use this ride to test out the changes...

Decided to use this ride to test out the changes to the Team USA. It's running a new crank/cassette, wheels, tires, and pedals. Everything seemed to work fine today. Hit some of the gravel areas to...
09-06-23, 11:33 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 16,952
Posted By Yune_Garage

I don't comment often but I had to make an extra...

I don't comment often but I had to make an extra effort to address the comments made by Atlas Shrugged below because they are what we young people call "sh*t takes".


This is an incorrect...
08-31-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,978
Posted By styggno1

I used to do this a lot. It was the only way we...

I used to do this a lot. It was the only way we could give my brothers hunting dog a thorough workout. Just walking or running with the dog gave him nothing. He was well trained in "bicycling" and...
08-26-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,069,962
Posted By brewerkz

1978 Trek 730 frame

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0866_d68c8e2482ffc5b3b173e8add1009245d2edb334.jpeg...
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