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Posted By ljsense

This is a fun challenge to have, and since you're...

This is a fun challenge to have, and since you're soliciting opinions, here's one:

Based on the photos, I'd pick the Atala first, then the Ciocc. The others are good too, but I don't like how the...
02-14-24, 11:10 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Got them into a medium....! So I guess, $43 for...

Got them into a medium....! So I guess, $43 for the brakes, $17 for USPS!
02-10-24, 01:52 PM
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Posted By merziac

Maybe so, ham handed + "flippin" buffoon =...

Maybe so, ham handed + "flippin" buffoon = crappy, overpriced, POS bikes. :twitchy:
02-10-24, 12:52 PM
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Posted By merziac

They can't be bothered, think they are doing...

They can't be bothered, think they are doing everybody a favor with their crappy BS deals.
02-04-24, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Dovetube

I assume the multi-shape bike w/ the DA770 is the...

I assume the multi-shape bike w/ the DA770 is the Tommasini, can't hold out much longer eschewing a Tracebook account but that shop's bikes are so pretty everyone that can afford one (not me)...
01-31-24, 08:24 PM
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Posted By USAZorro

Whoo-hoo! It has found a good home. Going...

Whoo-hoo! It has found a good home.

Going to try it this way. This is a nice frame in very good condition in a beautiful color. It's essentially my size, but despite being pretty cool, I'm just...
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By Chombi1

It is depressed pretty much everywhere, and...

It is depressed pretty much everywhere, and unfortunately, I don't really see the market for C&V bikes coming back as well as it was, within most of our lifetimes......especially as most of the new...
01-28-24, 12:50 PM
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Posted By kansascity

FS: Shimano 7 speed Freehubs and MISC Parts

SOLD AND SHIPPED
$10 shipped for the whole lot
Would rather stop moving these from one spot in the workshop to another
All 7 speed hyperglide / uniglide freehub bodies, a hub body and...
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Views: 730
Posted By wrk101

Exage Sport is not one of the more desirable...

Exage Sport is not one of the more desirable groups, plus rust, plus needs a complete refresh. In my area, $50. If I spent 4 to 6 hours of time and $50 to $75 in consumables, I might get $100 for it...
01-20-24, 01:24 PM
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Posted By AdventureManCO

The Great 2024 Le Grande Garage Free-fest! FREE! Panasonic AL-7000 frame + parts

Okay, I've been looking forward to doing this for a long time, so I'm really excited. I've been inspired to reduce the size of the collection/fleet/garbage pile. The inspiration for this has come...
01-18-24, 09:08 AM
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Posted By Sandstrom

oh he knows, you need a Schwinn Portage for...

oh he knows, you need a Schwinn Portage for that...
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Posted By shelbyfv

Kudos for putting in the effort and saving it...

Kudos for putting in the effort and saving it from the landfill. :beer:
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Posted By Doug Fattic

It's Rich Gangl by the way, not Joe Gangl. And...

It's Rich Gangl by the way, not Joe Gangl. And yes he is one of the few very top tier frame builders - American or any one else in the world. He has the broadest range of skills that I know any...
12-15-23, 07:26 AM
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Posted By JulesCW

Cannondale F700 $100

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/731922795466248/

1999 Cannondale F700 MTB $100 in Portland, Indiana.

Only one lousy photo, but it's cheap, so....

...
12-14-23, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Mad Honk

This Trek has left the shop! Smiles, MH

This Trek has left the shop! Smiles, MH
12-08-23, 04:40 PM
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Posted By danarello

Thank you Senior Ryder 00 for that suggestion! I...

Thank you Senior Ryder 00 for that suggestion! I went digging around in my garage and found an excellent Bicycle Repair Manual: Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide To Bicycle Maintenance and Repair!...
12-07-23, 08:14 PM
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Posted By rccardr

So, yeah, your mechanic will have his own methods...

So, yeah, your mechanic will have his own methods I’m sure, but here’s what I do: Grease the threads on both sides, then insert the drive side and partially thread it in (yep, counter clockwise on...
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Posted By zukahn1

I may be wrong but pretty sure there was no...

I may be wrong but pretty sure there was no soviet named team in 1991 and if there was unlikely they would ride none team level Colnagoo's with no team markings.
12-06-23, 03:30 PM
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Posted By merziac

Except for when the SO says "why the H**L do you...

Except for when the SO says "why the H**L do you have so many white bikes?!!! :wtf:

;)
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Posted By cegerer

"Tires need air." I love Craigslist ads :D ...

"Tires need air." I love Craigslist ads :D Also, why do 80-90% of bike sellers on CL and FB take photos of the non-drive side only!!?? :foo:
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Posted By SurferRosa

Show up in a hat like Dudley Heinsbergen and...

Show up in a hat like Dudley Heinsbergen and point out all the tiny scratches in the paint before proceeding to low-ball the seller.

https://youtu.be/FQb6-w0gRxI?si=EsHvfN5pvN1GcIuw
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Views: 1,538
Posted By ARider2

I find people often put more money into a bicycle...

I find people often put more money into a bicycle than the bicycle is worth after repairs are made. The OP may have done this and they may be lucky to recapture the amount spent on repairs. That...
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Posted By Trakhak

Another variation: when I bought a Schwinn...

Another variation: when I bought a Schwinn Peloton in the mid-'90's as my employee discount bike (it was very cheap for a Reynolds 853 bike), I was disappointed at the sizing: The box was marked 54...
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Posted By abdon

The problem with Schwinn bikes it that outside of...

The problem with Schwinn bikes it that outside of Paramounts and some super early models, most are close to worthless to worthless and a half (can't even give them away). That means that bikes that...
10-31-23, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Mad Honk

Good news fellow C&Ver's; the Raleigh has been...

Good news fellow C&Ver's; the Raleigh has been claimed and is on the way to a new home in MA. Smiles, MH
10-31-23, 02:09 PM
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Posted By icemilkcoffee

I also notice prices falling noticeably this past...

I also notice prices falling noticeably this past few months. I guess the interest rate hikes are finally eating into discretionary spending.
10-22-23, 08:29 AM
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Posted By sbarner

I believe mine is a 1966, though the seller...

I believe mine is a 1966, though the seller thought it was '65. It has a Columbus sticker under what is a thin, almost certainly factory clearcoat. I say factory because I think this bike was outside...
10-20-23, 02:36 PM
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Views: 1,249
Posted By Reynolds

My crude homemade 2-notch freewheel tool: ...

My crude homemade 2-notch freewheel tool:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/633x395/fwr_d8eca5d10d8c62b72bbc0f07204c562f6c74debb.jpg
10-04-23, 11:55 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

I guess most of us didn't understand that a rear...

I guess most of us didn't understand that a rear rack was ALSO a front rack, just needed a few excess struts removed...and some bending...and maybe hit with a hammer, some...
;)
10-01-23, 08:16 PM
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Posted By dedhed

All we need - yet another system...

All we need - yet another system "standard"
10-01-23, 10:45 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

do we old customers need to send another PM (if...

do we old customers need to send another PM (if it's been since June 2021 since the last one was sent)? Or do we keep our place in "the line"?
Don't misunderstand: I know oneclick is a one-man...
09-30-23, 08:14 AM
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Posted By '02 nrs

$150. fresno,Calif

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/273921252268563...
09-24-23, 08:00 PM
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Posted By rekmeyata

The Raleigh has the original sew up tires but...

The Raleigh has the original sew up tires but will need to be reglued? LMAO!!! I think he means the tires will need to be REPLACED! The pump will not fit the frame but is period correct, so what...
09-24-23, 07:26 PM
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Posted By SoCaled

I tried to create a subtle difference from my...

I tried to create a subtle difference from my normal posts, the question marks and lack of pictures were meant to show my skepticism. Didn't quite belong in "wacky" but felt like it was worthy of...
09-15-23, 07:41 AM
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Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/19689101...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/196891013292549/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_general&referral_story_type=general&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-3439096790154366460%22%2C%22mf_story...
09-14-23, 08:50 AM
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Posted By rekmeyata

Top of the line? This bike is a 1973 Raleigh...

Top of the line? This bike is a 1973 Raleigh Record with Schrader valves, it was Raleigh's bottom of the line road bike back then.
09-09-23, 05:38 AM
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Posted By smontanaro

Wait, what???

Wait, what???
09-03-23, 10:41 AM
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Posted By repechage

Schwinn’s were not that cheap in price. They...

Schwinn’s were not that cheap in price.
They Did have the rep for durability.
for price, they went to Sears or one of the auto tire or parts stores that sold bikes way back.
09-03-23, 10:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,305
Posted By SurferRosa

Here's a letter on the subject from the 1973...

Here's a letter on the subject from the 1973 Bicycling! magazine SpeedofLite recently shared.
...
09-03-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,305
Posted By repechage

Just do the Penske Racing solution to excess mass...

Just do the Penske Racing solution to excess mass as they did with the TransAm Camaros, have it acid etched to reduce mass.
on the Camaro they saved 250 lbs.

the Varsity level sprint was a...
08-31-23, 07:39 PM
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Views: 398
Posted By SirMike1983

1942 Schwinn New World Three Speed

For sale: 1942 Schwinn New World three speed. WWII era frame and fork. Post-war matching New World fenders. Black out headset. BF Goodrich badge. 21.5 inch frame on 26 inch wheels. Schwinn built...
08-24-23, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,451
Views: 745,081
Posted By VintageSteelEU

In all fairness, some of the items are in the...

In all fairness, some of the items are in the watchlist as a reminder they exist. Some are for the pricing information. Some are waiting for a moment when I can find some use for them. But I need to...
08-24-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,808
Posted By gugie

Nap time? That’s my favorite time of the day! I...

Nap time? That’s my favorite time of the day! I took naps in college when I could. Now that I can’t sleep past 6 am, I’m always sleepy right around noon. 45 minutes of nappage and I start my second...
08-24-23, 09:21 AM
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Views: 4,808
Posted By squirtdad

Once I get there, i have visions/delusions of a...

Once I get there, i have visions/delusions of a "retirement job" like helping with kayak trips, be the old fart at the bike shop, do a bike coffee cart, set up small woodworking business, work...
08-20-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By jethin

What’s the ROI on your health and general...

What’s the ROI on your health and general well-being? Worry about nothing — just ride. Then you’ll know when you’re ready for “upgrades.” —Yoda
08-18-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,808
Posted By merziac

You will be amazed at the piddly crap that gets...

You will be amazed at the piddly crap that gets in the way of what you think you'll be doing. ;)

Congrats :thumb:
08-18-23, 09:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,808
Posted By gugie

Retirement!

After 33 years in the semiconductor industry, I've finally hit the finish line. I've been joking with rccardr that he's my hero and I hate him - he's been retired since I've known him, and shows up...
08-12-23, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By gaucho777

Doc, that was a generous offer. What a mensch!...

Doc, that was a generous offer. What a mensch! :thumb:
08-09-23, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6,451
Views: 745,081
Posted By JohnDThompson

25.4mm steel posts are still common on department...

25.4mm steel posts are still common on department store bikes. If you have a bike co-op locally, they probably have a box of them. If you can't source one locally, I'm sure I can find a used one for...
07-20-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,615
Posted By merziac

My kingdom for a locknut, correct tool and a tiny...

My kingdom for a locknut, correct tool and a tiny drop of SG. ;)
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