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08-09-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By dmark

What he ^ said.

What he ^ said.
08-08-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 202
Posted By retrodude

1976 Schwinn Suburban Restoration

I’d like to share a restoration project I completed a few years ago. Found this nice Suburban in a dumpster 2017 at my get-away trailer park in Birch Bay USA. Here is how I found it:...
08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 462
Posted By Froyd Stellar

A 1985 Schwinn World Sport to inspire or infuriate

I fully understand that some people won't take kindly at the kind of bastardizing I inflicted on this poor Schwinn, but this "restoration" project was a lot of fun and a great learning experience for...
08-08-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 478
Posted By smd4

Yeah, they're both thoroughbred racing stems. Not...

Yeah, they're both thoroughbred racing stems. Not really made for upright, comfy riding positions. The Dura Ace stem is arguably the epitome of quill steam design, for sure.
08-06-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 41,768
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I guess if I am forced to live a empty and...

I guess if I am forced to live a empty and shallow life I would prefer to have it filled with really nice things.

Now just imagine if one could have nice things as well as a fulfilling life filled...
08-04-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 865
Posted By big john

A friend did something similar and called it his...

A friend did something similar and called it his "urban assault vehicle".
07-28-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By Korina

Have a question? RJ the Bike Guy delivers. If you...

Have a question? RJ the Bike Guy delivers. If you don't have the frame blocks, I've seen them made of wood.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTDeXG0kweA
07-28-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,025,270
Posted By thumpism

Since those bolts look essential you could...

Since those bolts look essential you could instead dremel out in the tooth area and install your LEDs there, give it a fo-shizzle grille like rappers have.
07-28-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,025,270
Posted By RubeRad

They're stainless steel bolts, so I don't think...

They're stainless steel bolts, so I don't think so. You could superglue diamonds in there though (and you probably should as a security measure, otherwise any passing bike aficionado with a hex...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,302
Posted By tornado60

I wouldn't be surprised if there are chainguards...

I wouldn't be surprised if there are chainguards specially made for this purpose. I also wouldn't be surprised to see Huffy just notch one they already make.
07-25-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By Korina

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/200x270/d_oh__3b8b121c61779d0fd46070430128cf08720c651f.jpg
07-22-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By John E

Keeper, yes!!!! This is my grocery shopper, my...

Keeper, yes!!!! This is my grocery shopper, my patriotic holiday parader, my beach cruiser, my trailblazer, my all-rounder. I even bought it from a San Diego firefighter. :)...
07-22-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 867
Posted By t2p

a friend found a red-white-blue TIG'd Series 90...

a friend found a red-white-blue TIG'd Series 90 complete bike in great shape at a small yard sale for a couple hundred bucks

tempted to end the friendship after that lol
07-19-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,796
Posted By bruce19

I think you might be surprised. I've loaned mine...

I think you might be surprised. I've loaned mine out to a friend who rides a Cannondale Synapse. Her bike frame is being replaced under warranty because the CF frame cracked. So, she needed a bike....
07-17-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Lbxpdx

4 bikes, one rack, lesson not learned.

So, I bought three bikes only had one rail for my rack, disassembled two bikes and I thought I was good. Well I made the mistake of jumping back on CL yesterday and spotted a 1985 Orange...
07-16-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 193,675
Posted By gaucho777

A few C&V French autos at the Bastille Day...

A few C&V French autos at the Bastille Day celebration the Embarcadero Plaza, San Francisco, CA.

...
07-16-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,187
Posted By hazetguy

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ib...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=ibby



noze, i don't.
07-16-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,187
Posted By hazetguy

YO! a high end bike would probably have or use...

YO!
a high end bike would probably have or use the following components:
saddle
seatpost (and clamp if necessary)
crankset & bottom bracket assembly
wheels
tires
cassette
derailleur(s)
pedals
07-13-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By superdex

This also happened to me. Telltale sign is it...

This also happened to me. Telltale sign is it rattles (more) over bumps. And if you don't have valve nuts, put some on, the valve stem is rattling in the hole....

Also check loose spokes.
07-09-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,850
Posted By livedarklions

Trolling is always a possibility, but he just...

Trolling is always a possibility, but he just told me in the golf club thread that he thought trying to hold the golf club without starting a thread first "sounds dangerous". I'm no shrink, but that...
07-08-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,675
Posted By livedarklions

The seat bag's connected to the inner thigh, ...

The seat bag's connected to the inner thigh,
The thigh is rubbing on the top tube,
The top tube's connected to the seat tube,
The seat tube's connected to the seat,
and the sponge pad is sewn...
07-08-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,675
Posted By hazetguy

Thank you very much. This is a very good...

Thank you very much. This is a very good suggestion. I believe that through this way, we can find a suitable Cycling Pants for ourselves.

For most riders, a new Cycling Pants is a major financial...
07-07-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,950
Posted By indyfabz

If they ever start making new episodes of “Cops!”...

If they ever start making new episodes of “Cops!” I’m going to watch with baited breath for the arrest of a drunk, topless cyclist wearing ear plugs.
07-07-22, 06:10 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 4,950
Posted By Polaris OBark

It is not.

It is not.
07-07-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,866
Posted By CAT7RDR

Coming soon: Repo Bikeman starring Emilio Estevez...

Coming soon: Repo Bikeman starring Emilio Estevez as an unemployed actor that has resorted to repo-ing expired lease Treks for $50 each.
07-06-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 1,976
Posted By indyfabz

So after all that the OP claims to have...

So after all that the OP claims to have demonstrated some self reliance to solve a simple “problem.” Sometimes I curse Al Gore.
07-04-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 336,335
Posted By kahn

23.3 and about 1,100 gain. As I left the house...

23.3 and about 1,100 gain. As I left the house it was kind of overcast and then got hit with a few, very few sprinkles but persevered and it cleared nicely. None of the parks I visited were...
07-03-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 931
Posted By Mojo31

Depends. Does it come with a half-empty bottle of...

Depends. Does it come with a half-empty bottle of cheap vodka?
07-03-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 35,245
Posted By The Golden Boy

It looks like I haven't posted in this thread in...

It looks like I haven't posted in this thread in like 7 years (oddly enough- about the same time I was TRYING to buy a canti-Homer).

One of the things that's always struck me about bicycles is the...
07-02-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,060
Posted By indyfabz

Don’t drink vodka you found in a dumpster.

Don’t drink vodka you found in a dumpster.
07-02-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 35,245
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I appreciate the aesthetic of Grant's vision, and...

I appreciate the aesthetic of Grant's vision, and have owned 3 Bridgestones:
1991 RB-T that I rode from LA to Boston. Currently my buddy uses it as his indoor trainer bike and for foul weather. ...
07-01-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,794
Posted By tomato coupe

Now that I think about it, I might have tossed...

Now that I think about it, I might have tossed the knife in a dumpster. My memory is a little fuzzy, because I was knee deep in a bottle of vodka afterwards.
06-30-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 858,702
Posted By RustyJames

That Marinoni is a sweet ride!! Lovin’ the color...

That Marinoni is a sweet ride!! Lovin’ the color scheme. I was tempted but I’m full of racey bikes at my place.
06-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,316
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...
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