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12-22-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,158
Posted By Discobauer

I found this frame in an Ebay Annonce and bid on...

I found this frame in an Ebay Annonce and bid on it, finally i got it quite cheap. It must be a 80-90 years old frame from an unknown Brand, i liked the look of the crank. The frame is completely...
11-13-23, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By curbtender

My neighbor has gifted me some nice bikes, 84'...

My neighbor has gifted me some nice bikes, 84' Stumpy/Trek 950, so this one just went to his grandson.
11-09-23, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By JohnDThompson

You can move the outer to the middle, since they...

You can move the outer to the middle, since they share the same bolt-circle diameter. The inner ring uses a smaller bolt-circle diameter. You'll want to get shorter mounting bolts, though, since...
11-08-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By EnzoRWD

assuming that's a HG cassette and not a...

assuming that's a HG cassette and not a multispeed freewheel, you need an Endless fibonacci spacer set (https://endlessbikes.com/products/anodized-fibonacci-spacer-kit/) and a DMR tensioner ...
11-08-23, 01:58 AM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,118
Posted By Carabo

This Merckx was rather ratty with onsetting rust ...

This Merckx was rather ratty with onsetting rust
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Paint touched up and rebuild as...
11-04-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By JoeBass

Just had this ‘87 Stumpjumper out on the El...

Just had this ‘87 Stumpjumper out on the El Dorado Trail today-...
11-04-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By curbtender

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10-29-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By PhilFo

It’s only an OK candidate for single speed...

It’s only an OK candidate for single speed conversion due to your rear brake. I recently built up a 1987 Raleigh Edge Mtn. Trials as a “dingle speed” with the intention of using a 16/20 2 speed...
10-24-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By cyccommute

Those don’t look like Shimano shifters at all. ...

Those don’t look like Shimano shifters at all. The body and levers on Shimano’s look like the ones in this article. (https://bicyclehobo.com/shimano-xt-thumb-shifters/)
10-23-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By Korina

swissycle, I mentioned some upgrades in the other...

swissycle, I mentioned some upgrades in the other thread. As for brakes, get some KoolStop pads and call it good.
10-23-23, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Korina

Congrats on the great find! I really like my...

Congrats on the great find! I really like my Planet Bike Cascadia (https://www.planetbike.com/cascadia-bike-fenders-26-x-60mm/)fenders; not too expensive and you can choose between black and silver....
10-23-23, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By madpogue

Actually it's the chain-stay (not seat-stay)...

Actually it's the chain-stay (not seat-stay) mounted U-brakes (like yours) that are vulnerable to mud. But that's based on the location, not the brake design. They're no harder to adjust than...
10-23-23, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By cyccommute

You can find all kinds of bar ends on line or, if...

You can find all kinds of bar ends on line or, if you have a bicycle co-op near you, you can find bucket loads of them there. They seem to be part of the larval stage of bicycles....
10-23-23, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By mrv

SKS Bluemel B65

These are from RivBike
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seems like SKS has one wheel size-kind of a one fender...
10-23-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,073,744
Posted By gthomson

Nice find swisscycle, does like near new. That...

Nice find swisscycle, does like near new. That rear brake is definitely unique and never seen anything like it before so couldn't really advise on how to replace that. The V brakes on both my...
10-23-23, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Your Giant reminds me of my 1988 Schwinn High...

Your Giant reminds me of my 1988 Schwinn High Sierra. It also has a U-brake and the same slack geometry.

I was able to fit SKS plastic fenders for 26" MTB wheels on mine with plenty of clearance...
10-21-23, 10:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Romany275

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This one’s not going anywhere - ...
10-19-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By romperrr

At that price, in that condition, I think you'll...

At that price, in that condition, I think you'll love it.
Forum: Introductions
10-18-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By Dokiz

Hello from France!

Hello everyone, I am Greg. I've done a lot of cycling in my life, and currently, my ride is an Origine Tuxedo, a French custom bikes brand. I also inherited a beautiful Colnago (I will make a...
10-06-23, 10:19 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,158
Posted By IAmSam

I got my neighborhood(?) cruiser back running so...

I got my neighborhood(?) cruiser back running so cruised the neighborhood. The wall art from businesses in my neighborhood is amazing. Am I overdoing the "neighborhood" routine? Yes - it is fixed......
10-05-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 48,320
Posted By Korina

A pipe bender should do the trick.

A pipe bender should do the trick.
10-04-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,158
Posted By veganbikes

Plus Gates doesn't really support fixed belts....

Plus Gates doesn't really support fixed belts. Though I think that is more due to the tidy whitey skidding crowd.
10-04-23, 04:04 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 70,815
Posted By EJM73

After a 12 mile ride on a Sunday afternoon. ...

After a 12 mile ride on a Sunday afternoon.
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10-03-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 23,158
Posted By mrv

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Introductions
10-01-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By colnago_zuub

Nice bike!

Nice bike!
Forum: Introductions
10-01-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Eyes Roll

Welcome aboard. I know someone from Basel. He has...

Welcome aboard. I know someone from Basel. He has homes in both Switzerland and Emirates, and he alternates between both countries.

If you have any bike-related questions, just ask, preferably by...
Forum: Introductions
10-01-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Atmangene

Don't!

I envy you. Switzerland is among the most beautiful places on earth. I was stationed in Vicenza Italy in 1978 and would take a train to ski in Switzerland on the weekends. Over and over and over...
Forum: Introductions
09-29-23, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By M777WTE

Welcome

Welcome
09-27-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,012
Views: 300,268
Posted By stevel610

1000! ...

1000!
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Early 80s Schwinn Traveler. 3916 fixed with an 18 tooth Freewheel....
09-26-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,684
Posted By 3alarmer

The Bike Snob NYC goes full retrogrouch...

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...I always knew Eben had it lurking deep inside, but he's finally been pushed over the edge.Roadies Are Fighting for Your Right to Suffer Uphill...
09-23-23, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,005
Views: 864,118
Posted By brewerkz

'46 Higgins Ultralight

I bought this bike in Dayton Ohio. I suspect it came back with a serviceman after WW2. I stripped and repainted it with SprayBike products. Tried to get to more period correct parts. One challenge is...
09-10-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 70,815
Posted By phatjonny

Still some Sunday single-speeding?

Hot one here, 29C°
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07-19-23, 04:14 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 375,772
Posted By seagrade

Potential Bianchi Reparto Corse excommunication

Having capitulated from riding in the face of an adverse weather forecast I eroded much of a midweek afternoon off to prove a lingering concept. Picked up some 48-61mm Gran Compe 610 centrepulls a...
07-01-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,818
Posted By somebikeguy

Got the old Velo Orange (700c) fenders back on...

Got the old Velo Orange (700c) fenders back on and did some errands. I love this bike!
...
04-24-23, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 375,772
Posted By beicster

What bag is that on the back?

What bag is that on the back?
05-18-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,066
Views: 375,772
Posted By GeoffroyFromLux

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light. ...

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light.


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08-02-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 70,815
Posted By ofajen

I had been in recovery for about a year, but...

I had been in recovery for about a year, but today I finally relapsed.

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