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04-11-23, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By SoCaled

Not my usual ride

I am not near my normal fleet of bikes, still have the urge to get out and ride. Have this bike, which is not my usual ride:
2012 SE PK Ripper Crooks & Castles colab...
03-19-23, 01:29 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,016
Posted By Drillium Dude

I am not at all surprised by your comprehensive...

I am not at all surprised by your comprehensive assessment; I note all the same plusses on my same-era Nuovo Mexico.

These frames are dialed in to the max.

DD
03-16-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,899
Views: 97,194
Posted By AdventureManCO

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-14-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,822
Posted By Drillium Dude

AFK - and a little busy with a couple/three bike...

AFK - and a little busy with a couple/three bike projects ;)

Among other things...

But it's good to be back.

DD
03-08-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By nlerner

Another recent rehab--a 1961 Huffy Sportsman with...

Another recent rehab--a 1961 Huffy Sportsman with TCW rear hub:
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That...
03-05-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,822
Posted By Drillium Dude

I took a few shots today in natural light -...

I took a few shots today in natural light - finally, the metal transfers on the transom pop like I expected them to!

More photos:
...
03-05-23, 04:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,822
Posted By Drillium Dude

It's officially tomorrow :) In February of...

It's officially tomorrow :)

In February of 1977, I became aware of Formula One. This fortuitous discovery was made via Reader's Digest and the story of Niki Lauda, recounted in RD's monthly 'Drama...
03-04-23, 10:20 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 43,335
Posted By browngw

I have found it so hard to catch the brilliance...

I have found it so hard to catch the brilliance of the Raleigh "coffee" colour but I keep trying. Here is my 1972 Raleigh Sports....
01-18-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,596
Posted By clubman

Agreed, wonderful engineering. We see them on CCM...

Agreed, wonderful engineering. We see them on CCM roadsters and choppers from the late 60's. 1967 was Canada's Centennial so CCM marketed a couple of Duomatic models ...the Duomatic Chopper and the...
01-18-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,596
Posted By clubman

I've had the best results with the...

I've had the best results with the Fichtel-Sachs/Torpedo brand of coasters, even when on an IGH. I had a TCW 3 that stopped well but of course the brake disengages if you hit a false neutral so that...
01-16-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,413
Posted By ehcoplex

My thought exactly. I’ve got my 650b PX-10...

My thought exactly. I’ve got my 650b PX-10 ‘all-road/rando’, sport/light-tour Trek, C’dale ‘winter’ bike… so why not go full ‘vintage race’ with the Holdsworth?
01-16-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 231,959
Posted By M1T

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me,...

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me, thats what they're called) near Natural Bridges Monument in SE Utah during a bike packing trip. I came about an inch from running over the little guy,...
01-16-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,413
Posted By DiabloScott

Well yes except that if I do happen to get a flat...

Well yes except that if I do happen to get a flat on a tire that's say... 75% worn out, I'd be more likely to put on a new tubular and keep the clincher going for a while. But as far as actually...
01-16-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,413
Posted By El Chaba

Yes. (Although I ride many more miles on...

Yes. (Although I ride many more miles on tubulars) You can buy tires from Veloflex, Vitoria, Continental, Challenge and no doubt others that feature EXACTLY the same tread and and casing...
01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,418
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
01-11-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,183
Posted By BMC_Kid

Finally was able to finish building up my...

Finally was able to finish building up my Montello. Originally was going to be mainly Athena 11 speed but forgot to ship the rear derailleur and shifters before I left for home for the holidays. So,...
01-09-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,128
Posted By Reynolds 531

https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=147...

https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=14748424
12-24-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,603
Posted By VRJAKE

Gillott in Chrysler "Turbine Bronze" completed by...

Gillott in Chrysler "Turbine Bronze" completed by Franklin Frames.

...
12-20-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By Honusms

New to me Superbe

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1969 Raleigh Superbe

It’s been four years since...
12-18-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 15,915
Posted By iab

I have been in new product development for the...

I have been in new product development for the last 30+ years. Most of it is in medical devices, I have done a little consumer goods and on the side I design and fabricate furniture. While your...
12-15-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,941
Posted By cudak888

The Classic & Vintage Pass Around [Cotter] Press

About a week ago, Dave (Mad Honk) and I had a chat about his VAR cotter press and the general accessibility of crank cotter presses overall. We both realized that there are a number of forum members...
12-14-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,412
Views: 871,990
Posted By Drillium Dude

Now that the Davidson has been completely...

Now that the Davidson has been completely repaired, I decided to see to a few items in the spares box.

This pair of Campy brake levers with World Champion engravings has been kicking around for...
12-12-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 15,915
Posted By tcs

Cool. More power to Heine/Compass/Herse/et al. ...

Cool. More power to Heine/Compass/Herse/et al.

Thus was it ever: 1930s index shifting for the cloth cap set:
...
12-08-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,234
Views: 126,825
Posted By cudak888

Ditto! RB1-luvr is a fantastic buyer and a super...

Ditto! RB1-luvr is a fantastic buyer and a super nice fellow to work with.



Excellent. Enjoy! (P.S.: Sell to this guy. He's been here forever and is one of our many A-OK members).

-Kurt
12-08-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By LucasHartong

Rudge-Whitworth sports (1973). Nearly all...

Rudge-Whitworth sports (1973). Nearly all original. With the Sturmey-Archer 3 speed.
...
12-08-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,446
Posted By non-fixie

I believe I used a new BSC headset I had, which...

I believe I used a new BSC headset I had, which mounted without any problems. Which is somewhat surprising in hindsight, as the head tube does indeed have the French 32mm outside diameter. I don't...
12-05-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 46,271
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Nice to see it made it to you!

After being called out on a foul, I was in a cold sweat that the BOC would not get to you. I sent it last Monday and you had not received it by Thursday. Glad to see it arrived safely and that more...
12-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By robobike316

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early...

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early winter day, water just starting to ice up so I am getting all the rides in that I can....
11-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 26,024
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not...

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not including a freewheel in this build. My alignment is great despite the 122mm distance between the dropouts.

I'm going to give it a try with the...
11-24-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By 52telecaster

Rockford IL, supercourse 12 ...

Rockford IL, supercourse 12
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11-23-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 26,024
Posted By clubman

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from...

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from your home, a two speed Duomatic fills the gap. I 'had' drop bars, honest. (yes fender line sux)
...
11-20-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,008
Posted By Andy_K

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind....

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind. You need a jacket flapping in the wind to cancel out your unfair advantage.

https://youtu.be/jMgYNm4Q6dM
11-18-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By icemilkcoffee

pic assist: ...

pic assist:
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That is a flawless...
11-17-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,666
Posted By nlerner

Key BF modification: "Some dumbass had a complete...

Key BF modification: "Some dumbass had a complete Cinelli SC listed for $20. I pushed my kids out of the way and ran down there as fast as I could. I offered him $10, and we settled at $15."
11-12-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,549
Posted By dedhed

I sold this guy some of my grandfather's...

I sold this guy some of my grandfather's blacksmith tools when he was starting out now he hand hammers hammers.

https://www.cergolforge.com/?variant=40204869501017

...
11-11-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 727
Views: 46,271
Posted By jdawginsc

If BFisher is in, gotta do the same. I think we...

If BFisher is in, gotta do the same. I think we may have been BOC neighbors a few times now.

MH, I can help lengthen the list.
11-10-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,549
Posted By 52telecaster

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all...

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all accounts was pretty good at it.
10-26-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,851
Posted By victorm

Surly Sunrise Bar

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10-04-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By Ged117

Triumph S5 Commuter

This one is just about complete, at least for the moment. It isn't as nice as a 1950s Raleigh, but it'll do the job. I have about a five mile commute to work along various multi use pathways that...
09-30-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By SirMike1983

Raleigh Sprite on the road the other day: ...

Raleigh Sprite on the road the other day:
...
09-22-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,077
Posted By Drillium Dude

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder...

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder if a lot of Campy detractors have ever shifted a properly-adjusted NR or SR derailleur across a straight block - or even one with a one/two tooth jump...
09-16-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By iab

Namakagon river. ...

Namakagon river.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52362116768_4dc0ca09fc_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nM4x3G)Up North 28 (https://flic.kr/p/2nM4x3G) by iabisdb...
08-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 27,839
Views: 4,434,365
Posted By nlerner

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the...

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the other day. Paint is nicely preserved; chrome generally good except for the bars, which must have gone through the inferior chroming tank. Those are new...
08-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By Prowler

I discovered this recently on the way to an...

I discovered this recently on the way to an appointment. This is my '95 Trek 850 drop bar conversion on the Bogert Covered Bridge in Allentown, PA. Built in 1841 it served the community well for over...
06-29-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,843
Posted By Drillium Dude

The classic candy red with white panels of an...

The classic candy red with white panels of an early 80s icon:

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...
06-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By Andy Antipas

Three GIOS Bicycles

Before the pandemic, I was organizing a monthly steel bike ride in Durango, and I thought I should try and get them organized again. I was able to get a small group organized for this morning....
06-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,527
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bikes 'n Bays

In the spirit of the Bikes on Bridges (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253943-bikes-bridges.html) thread, lets see your bikes next to big bodies of water.

Edmonds ferry terminal, Puget...
06-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By steelbikeguy

a few shots from the Chain of Rocks Bridge that...

a few shots from the Chain of Rocks Bridge that crosses the Mississippi river just a bit north of St. Louis. This used to be part of the famous Route 66, but is now solely a pedestrian and bike...
06-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By Velo Mule

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-22-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 31,132
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae257d0a76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB)2020 Up North 013 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
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