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01-15-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 325
Posted By JohnDThompson

Reynolds tubing and domed stay ends indicate a...

Reynolds tubing and domed stay ends indicate a 6nn series frame. The main triangle was brazed in Waterloo, the fork and rear stays were brazed in Japan and shipped to Waterloo to be attached to main...
01-02-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65,974
Views: 10,423,300
Posted By WGB

Doubt anyone looking, at $12000, but just cool to...

Doubt anyone looking, at $12000, but just cool to see this well done

https://rochester.craigslist.org/bik/d/rochester-antique-high-wheel-bicycle/7427574082.htmlAntique High Wheel Bicycle, fully...
12-24-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7,291
Views: 3,018,354
Posted By bdooner

here's mine

'88 Bianchi Osprey
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bianchi_003_13c260fc912a9328913490e2ad26138f7b4f9fd0.jpg...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By Gary12000

your bike

Your funny, at least i hope your joking.. lol
sorry but your bike is new and boring and this is a section for classic and vintage bikes, so good luck with your bike sale, but a vintage trek like the...
Replies: 16
Views: 2,184
Posted By Mackers

Or mebbe Itz becuz ur mizreprezentin' a cheap...

Or mebbe Itz becuz ur mizreprezentin' a cheap 2001 bike as vintidzg and klumzily tryin' a offer it for salz.

$75 for a quick local sale since nobody is going to be willing to pay shipping.
11-06-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,739
Posted By cxwrench

You give bad advice you can count on me to call...

You give bad advice you can count on me to call you out on it. Sorry.
11-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,614
Posted By TiHabanero

I feel another LBS bashing session about to come...

I feel another LBS bashing session about to come to life!

DID YOU TALK WITH THE OWNER ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE? If not, stop right here and do so. Go on now, get it done!
10-16-21, 10:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,376
Posted By merziac

Well, not doubting your program but something odd...

Well, not doubting your program but something odd going on here, if you've broken 3 bikes. I would bet less than 1% of the members, bikes, etc, whatever have had a frame failure.

Many things are...
09-27-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14,559
Views: 3,384,963
Posted By guzziee

Trek 890

Picked up this poor old thing from the flea market yesterday :).

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/trek890_8c192675c606b5a732c6a6f4369e030af52c4d5f.jpg
09-23-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By T-Mar

35 x P1 is the threading standard (35mm pitch...

35 x P1 is the threading standard (35mm pitch diameter and 1.0mm thread pitch)

SR-SC-L indicates the manufacturer, cup grade and threading direction. Of course SR is Sakae Ringyo. SC is the cup...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,687
Posted By shelbyfv

Looking at the CL pics, it seems the bike was...

Looking at the CL pics, it seems the bike was kludged for someone the wrong size. I'd remove the scary/weird steerer extension, drop the saddle some for new pics. No need to advertise it looking...
05-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,719
Posted By branko_76

Yes, the NYC transit system would be the number...

Yes, the NYC transit system would be the number one place to avoid if you can. I don't live there but have been a dozen times or more. Cycling would be the way to go.
05-20-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,719
Posted By Sandstrom

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less...

Really amazing times. I sold 4 bicycles (in less than 24hrs) that I had built up over the fall/winter, for full asking price, down to just one now for the first time in a while. I have seen my local...
05-18-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 16,782
Posted By RobbieTunes

Troll thread. Simple question. "Will you open...

Troll thread.
Simple question. "Will you open the box?"
No. Simple situation.
Bid to find out....or not.
Sell....or not.
No big deal.
Children understand "yes" and "no."
05-02-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,484
Posted By Biketiger

Shogun looked way better before. Nitto mustache...

Shogun looked way better before. Nitto mustache bars maybe but those grandpa bars and bmx grips looks weird.
Replies: 8
Views: 1,848
Posted By Mad Honk

Mad P, You think pro guy 753 even has any of...

Mad P,
You think pro guy 753 even has any of those left after nine years? Smiles, MH
05-01-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,178
Posted By jonwvara

I was taught that the correct way to adjust them...

I was taught that the correct way to adjust them is to throw them away.
04-23-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 7,291
Views: 3,018,354
Posted By zjrog

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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1989 Trek 950. Dropped in drop bars and RSX shifters/brake levers. 3x7,...
04-09-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,637
Posted By Dean51

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when...

I'll offer that I spin wrenches for my LBS when he gets busy....attempting to pay off my coffee bill. What he knows is I will not touch disc brakes, hydraulic or mechanical. It is a skill that I have...
04-09-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,434
Posted By Doug Fattic

Harold Bielstein is a custom builder out of Rapid...

Harold Bielstein is a custom builder out of Rapid City, South Dakota. He hangs out on the frame builder's list on Google Groups. The lugs are from Pacenti back in the era when Kirk used to provide...
03-29-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,365
Posted By 02Giant

Slightly bent back, that is funny.

Slightly bent back, that is funny.
03-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By robertj298

Out of shape.

After prostate problems and eventually laser surgery back last June. I've finally been able to ride a bit since the weather is starting to cooperate. Did 8 miles the other day and it wore me out. At...
03-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,395
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You know you’re a dedicated C+Ver ....

When you click on an ad for a Specialized Allez in your size and you’re profoundly disappointed to see this.

...
03-15-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,104
Posted By katsup

I agree and I think the big difference between...

I agree and I think the big difference between now and then is the media (news, social media, etc..). They show people in lines at stores and empty shelves which causes panic.
03-15-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 12,104
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone...

Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone off Craigslist.


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Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By nesteel

You may have found the smallest niche bike market...

You may have found the smallest niche bike market ever.
Tri bikes are a tough sale by themselves.
Any thing related to Lance Armstrong is a really tough sale.
You have both wrapped up into one....
02-12-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,786
Posted By bbbean

I have that same bike - bought it new from a...

I have that same bike - bought it new from a Univega distributor in 1983 or 1984.I still use it for a town/errand bike and occasionally to play in the mud or snow. Built like a tank (and rides a...
02-11-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,423
Posted By noglider

I wonder if they wear out because of...

I wonder if they wear out because of maladjustment. Most bikes come with their hubs set too tight.

I agree about Campagnolo hubs, though. I've never seen anything better.

But wouldn't you agree...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,100
Posted By repechage

Interesting, but it hurts me to look at it.

Interesting, but it hurts me to look at it.
01-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,580
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but...

I'm gonna jump in here and sound like a jerk, but really? Take the bike down from the rafters and get some pics made. No one wants to stand on their head to figure out what you have here. It looks...
Replies: 16
Views: 3,185
Posted By retyred

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps...

It appears that the OP has disappeared, perhaps into the Julian Alps. Therefore to revive this thread I shall post a photo of my 1954 Legnano Tipo Roma purchased from the original owner(shown in...
12-24-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,793
Posted By Slightspeed

I was out one Sunday feeling all smug and...

I was out one Sunday feeling all smug and superior on my over restored and polished '73 Super Course, and caught up and passed this guy on a 1890s Columbia. I don't think he's too worried about the...
12-11-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,576
Posted By pcb

[SOLD] Price Drop! FS: '77 Peter Mooney Frameset 63.5x57.5: $400 Shipped

[SOLD] Price Drop: $400 shipped in the lower 48 states, payment by paypal "Goods/Services." Couple/few photos attached, more viewable at my flickr page:
https://flic.kr/s/aHsjFj8nwM

I listed this...
12-04-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,101
Posted By merziac

Chiming back in to say that IMO any retailer,...

Chiming back in to say that IMO any retailer, internet or otherwise that goes down this road is woefully remiss to not include the invitation up front to call and verify what they are doing.

And...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,290
Posted By non-fixie

Judging by the effect on the car, it's pretty...

Judging by the effect on the car, it's pretty heavy!

In all seriousness, that is a cool bike.
11-18-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 1,017
Posted By BillyD

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole...

Hi Todd, let's take a pause and look at the whole forest instead of just the few trees right in front of you. These forums are first and foremost discussion forums, NOT a marketplace. For the...
11-17-19, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 1,017
Posted By francophile

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in...

A moderator was probably trying to nip this in the bud. We basically have someone new to the forum that would rather insult the general modus operandi, be told the general rule, then have another...
11-17-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Wtb
Views: 1,017
Posted By ryansu

OP, Membership is $5 and well worth it IMHO

OP, Membership is $5 and well worth it IMHO
11-09-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,537
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Removing a stuck frozen seatpost with an impact wrench.

RJ the Bike Guy has develop a technique to remove a stuck seatpost using an impact wrench. The video shows how to make the part and how to remove the seatpost.
...
10-04-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,989
Posted By RobbieTunes

If you are going to ride it with any regularity,...

If you are going to ride it with any regularity, put on whatever works best. Period.
There is no substitute for operational capability.
Replies: 19
Views: 2,357
Posted By lostarchitect

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it...

Ok, if you're going to be like that, I'll give it to you straight:

You don't know what you're doing. You've deluded yourself somehow that these bikes are worth a lot. They aren't. People here with...
09-04-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 25,789
Posted By RobbieTunes

I don't follow that logic at all. I seriously...

I don't follow that logic at all.
I seriously don't.
I recommend a big dose of us.
09-02-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 25,789
Posted By cudak888

On the contrary, our forum and our members do not...

On the contrary, our forum and our members do not exist to serve the needs of the greedy. We are not a charity.

I happen to think that fly-by-night info seekers are inconsiderate when they:

...
09-02-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 25,789
Posted By BFisher

Newbie intolerant? I don't know about that. ...

Newbie intolerant? I don't know about that.

Ten posts seems like a really small price to pay for getting vetted. As has been pointed out, pics often go to a gallery and other members routinely do...
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