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01-08-24, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By jPrichard10

Finally finished: ...

Finally finished:


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12-11-23, 07:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,539
Posted By Dan Burkhart

Still one of my favorite bikes in the herd. A...

Still one of my favorite bikes in the herd. A 1983 curb find Nishiki that I renovated with an SRF 3 speed and bull horns. Super comfortable ride and the gearing is just right if I don't encounter any...
12-10-23, 02:13 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 81,086
Posted By cinelliguy

1957 Express Werke Modell 65L

Old, and black for December.


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12-08-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,517
Posted By panzerwagon

1- Buy more bikes and parts I donít need 2-...

1- Buy more bikes and parts I donít need
2- Make utterly no progress on projects
3- Lose interest in finished projects
4- Ride as little as possible

There, I said it. Now the curse can finally...
Forum: Touring
12-04-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By zandoval

This looks like a fun 3D Printer Project. There...

This looks like a fun 3D Printer Project. There are plenty out there and finding one could be tedious. Note that bikeforums.net does not have a specific area for proven bicycle related 3D printer...
12-03-23, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,322
Views: 546,385
Posted By jolly_codger

I know it's been requested before, but for us...

I know it's been requested before, but for us cultural-Luddites & for those who may not be Americans, can everyone please include the name of the (all but those universally known, e.g. Barbie, the...
11-30-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,509
Posted By FBinNY

To make it as clear as possible. THERE IS NO...

To make it as clear as possible. THERE IS NO GAMBLE HERE.

It simply boils down to decision about your own obsessiveness, and how much you're willing to spend because of it.

If you're bugged,...
11-29-23, 10:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,509
Posted By Kontact

The difference doesn't matter that much. The...

The difference doesn't matter that much. The question is whether a piece aluminum alloy can flex that far without damage.

The answer is yes - it can. You would be foolish to not use the stem.
11-28-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,100
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Another possibility is that casual riders who are...

Another possibility is that casual riders who are not interested in group rides or setting performance goals (including older riders who DO cycle "much") are made to feel unwelcome by some of the...
11-20-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,659
Posted By top506

Fanny's yer aunt, Bob Jackson's yer uncle: bike rescue again.

This time I took before pictures:

As it was loaded into my truck:

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30 seconds...
11-19-23, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

1979 Motobecane Mixte, "before & after"

This became available to me as a project, and I couldn't say no. There's a lot of junk around, and while this isn't rare or special, it certainly wasn't junk and deserved to be put back in rideable...
11-19-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

that is awesome! i have a couple of mid 30's ...

that is awesome! i have a couple of mid 30's
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11-18-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,451
Posted By Kontact

None of the carnage is aimed at you. I...

None of the carnage is aimed at you.

I would suggest getting a 12-28 7 speed freewheel freewheel. They are common and you won't have potential compatibility issues. They cost $20 or less. The...
11-18-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,044
Posted By bykemike

Monark Silver King, IGH, all aluminum frame

This just came into my life, a Monark Silver King bicycle. 3 speed IGH hub, mostly original, rides but needs a new chain.

This is pretty weird but seemingly high quality, all aluminum but seems...
Replies: 23
Views: 769
Posted By Chuck M

Justamy Not necessarily. While I've had to haul...

Justamy Not necessarily. While I've had to haul home a couple of bikes I didn't want to get one I did, I've seen a few facebook marketplace ads where if the seller was patient, they could sell them...
Replies: 36
Views: 1,580
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...
11-05-23, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Bianchigirll

It's from around '85 and nothing special, judging...

It's from around '85 and nothing special, judging by the Mangalloy frame. The bar/stem and brake levers are definetly replacements. I think the shifters are basic Shipmano Golden Arrow (aka early...
10-23-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 13,374
Posted By Robvolz

Pics now that Iím home: ...

Pics now that Iím home:


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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-23, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 918
Posted By 88ss

There is an inexhaustible supply of 70s and 80s...

There is an inexhaustible supply of 70s and 80s road bikes for sale in online classifieds which can often be had at a fraction of the cost of any new bike equal to their quality. I have seen...
10-16-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,125
Posted By jPrichard10

When it rains, it pours: Trek 640 restoration (1983 of course)

This has been sitting on Facebook marketplace for quite some time, advertised as a Trek 560 (it wasn't) with a broken brake (it wasn't) for $100.
...
05-09-23, 06:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,293
Posted By bboy314

Maybe changing your approach and attitude will...

Maybe changing your approach and attitude will yield more helpful replies.

Where in this thread has anyone suggested that you need to have high end components to have a good ride? For that matter...
04-30-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By PhotonDon

Goodbye, old friend

I just spent 12 hours driving back from my old hometown to attend the memorial service of my old school friend, Duck. We all got caught up in the early 70s bike boom, and decided we had to make a...
04-17-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By squirtdad

I would avoid twist grips, my recommendation...

I would avoid twist grips, my recommendation would be thumb shifters work great and IME more reliable than twist
...
04-15-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,511
Posted By FBinNY

Start by taking the rim band off and seeing if...

Start by taking the rim band off and seeing if that spoke is sticking up, then check ALL the spokes.

If any spokes are sticking up to close to the height of the rim, they should be filed or ground...
04-10-23, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By bikemig

That bike is worth $70 all day long.

That bike is worth $70 all day long.
04-05-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By hokiefyd

The bar shown will work with your brake and shift...

The bar shown will work with your brake and shift levers. However, you need to be aware of at least two things:

It looks like that bar uses a 25.4mm stem clamp diameter, and your FX likely has a...
04-05-23, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By jbz255

1984 420L maybe? ...

1984 420L maybe?
https://cocosvariety.com/products/vintage-trek-420-mixte-very-rare-vintage-trek
...
03-28-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,497
Posted By Andy Antipas

lug lining

I have done it a few times now with a Kingart inkline painting pen. It takes some practice and getting the paint to the right consistency can be tedious. If I made a mistake, I would wipe off the...
01-20-23, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes I think with the way my health has...

Sometimes I think with the way my health has been, I might have to kit out one of my old cruiser bikes too.

Thanks for the posting!
01-20-23, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By tds101

Me likey!!! This is an excellent IGH/ebike build....

Me likey!!! This is an excellent IGH/ebike build. I'd just try to get that fork to match, OR add more chrome to bling it out. Great job! :thumb:
01-17-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By 3speedslow

Now thatís a wild hair!

Now thatís a wild hair!
01-03-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,832
Posted By drewfio

CNC machined Adapter for Aero Mount Indexed Shifters and Cable Stops

So, I traded my father a bike for some custom machine work. We designed and made an adapter for the aero style downtube shifter mount on my Nishiki Prestige. I have been wanting to update it to...
12-15-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,599
Posted By SJX426

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me....

Any thing I do related to bikes is a win for me. The standouts are the acquisition of the Bianchi
So I don't repeat a picture to avoid a ticket from the "repeat picture police"...
12-14-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,599
Posted By Roger M

Your C&V Highlights of 2022

What were your memorable moments/purchases/events/sales/etc. Over the last twelve months?

I didn't pick up any new projects, and only helped my son finish his Zeus early in the year. The big thing...
12-02-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,113
Posted By cheffyjay

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11-04-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,524
Posted By kraftwerk

You should buy a whole bike on ebay and have it...

You should buy a whole bike on ebay and have it shipped to you. there is really no good no reason NOT to have two bikes, especially in the case where you are 100% dependent on a bicycle. Then you...
09-13-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,011
Posted By Barry2

I set the DISPLAY OPTONS (under the thread...

I set the DISPLAY OPTONS (under the thread listing) to show stuff in Thread Start Time order.

As a new Thread comes up, I either subscribe or move on. That Thread just drops to the bottom never to...
09-13-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,011
Posted By BCDrums

When is that Ignore Thread button going to be...

When is that Ignore Thread button going to be available? :lol:
08-15-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,524
Posted By SurferRosa

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/ ...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/

Can't believe you're toying with you idea of not replacing the axle with a new one or a used one in good condition. It's absurd to do anything else.
08-15-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,524
Posted By alcjphil

I wouldn't ride down my driveway like that

I wouldn't ride down my driveway like that
05-31-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,838
Posted By GeezyRider

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with...

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with the Speedster.
04-24-22, 04:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,074
Posted By bboy314

Not to pile on, but I agree that spending any...

Not to pile on, but I agree that spending any effort to try and make these budget grip shifters work better will be futile. Iíd spray some lube in there and call it a day.
04-23-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,591
Posted By tds101

Aren't you the exact same type of person who...

Aren't you the exact same type of person who cries "MUH RITESSS" all the time? It's only a problem when it occurs to you and your peoples. I wonder what you'd say if'n he took a knee,... The boomers...
04-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 9,970
Posted By walnutz

I see your point , but how about just treating...

I see your point , but how about just treating them like adult humans that are not related to you?
04-03-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,613
Posted By SwimmerMike

Just finished the seat post. I thought I should...

Just finished the seat post. I thought I should wrap this thread up with a final picture. I thought I had it done last week, then I saw the seat post that cinelliguy had on his Colnago that had...
03-31-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,899
Posted By rccardr

Hey, hey, hey, let’s calm down here. Check that...

Hey, hey, hey, let’s calm down here.
Check that the OP is in Saudi Arabia, where not everyone is a prince and supply lines for things like bike parts are somewhat limited.
To answer your original...
02-01-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,558
Posted By JulesCW

It appears that you only pedal at lower speeds --...

It appears that you only pedal at lower speeds -- that most of your top speed run is fully motor-driven. This is not what I'd call an e-bicycle -- at best it is an e-moped.

Overclocked e-mopeds...
01-30-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,272
Posted By big chainring

In 1968 I bought a Raleigh Sports 3 speed from...

In 1968 I bought a Raleigh Sports 3 speed from the original Turin on Sedgewick st Chicago. Price was $66 with tax. My Dad offered to pay half and I would pay half. At that time the price of Silver...
01-29-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,449
Posted By clubman

That 84 Touring is a perfect fit with your needs....

That 84 Touring is a perfect fit with your needs. It will take fenders, wider tires and can accomodate upright bars. And it's a great era for most all Japanese bikes. No brainer to me and it will...
01-29-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,449
Posted By polymorphself

Get the Fuji touring! Great shape, tall enough...

Get the Fuji touring! Great shape, tall enough and everything you'd want in a quality commuter. Will save you any trouble in getting it ride ready as well based on the description.
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