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10-22-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The Tange Passage headset arrived last night...

The Tange Passage headset arrived last night (late in the evening) while I was out, so today's task was to install it. Seating the crown race was a little trouble, but the rest went in easily. This...
10-21-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By rccardr

Porkchop BMX, online or eBay. Possibly Velo...

Porkchop BMX, online or eBay.
Possibly Velo Orange.
10-19-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 64,445
Views: 10,008,825
Posted By '02 nrs

$75.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246680960767231/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_general&referral_story_type=general&tracking=%7B%22qid%22%3A%22-7568988358146106444%22%2C%22mf_story...
10-19-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 64,445
Views: 10,008,825
Posted By thumpism

Tall 853 for $75. ...

Tall 853 for $75.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/4387171511337297
...
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By BlueDevil63

'82 full panto Guerciotti

I haven't been following the market all that closely lately but I'm starting to think about doing some serious downsizing. I will probably be selling most of my collection over the next 6 months....
10-18-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

1989 Trek 420 - 25.5" - School Bus Yellow and Nearly As Large!

When I'm not building Grail Bikes, which is often, I look for opportunities to build something fun with components I've had in mind for a while. In this case, a sweet yellow 1989 Trek 420 popped up...
10-17-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jamesdak

This is how I had it set up when my son took off...

This is how I had it set up when my son took off with it.

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10-17-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By jamesdak

Upgraded the Schwinn 684 today.

Well, I've had this listed locally for a few months since I got it back from my son. Lot's of people that wanted to "come see it", but no one ever showed up. So today after killing the knees moving...
10-17-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20,654
Views: 3,622,381
Posted By gravityhurts

Yours is an exceptional example! I live down...

Yours is an exceptional example!
I live down the strand in Imperial Beach, my Father flew(Navy/P3) out of North Island for years. He met a fellow aviator living in Coronado Island who was original...
Replies: 17
Views: 393
Posted By bikemig

That particular seller's bikes are consisently...

That particular seller's bikes are consisently overpriced. On the other hand, I assume it's a business model that works since sooner or later you'll find someone who doesn't care much what they pay...
10-13-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,332
Posted By Kapusta

$200 to drop nearly 2lbs sounds pretty reasonable...

$200 to drop nearly 2lbs sounds pretty reasonable to me.

ignore the haters.
10-13-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,332
Posted By JBerto

Well... I've just received the carbon fork for my...

Well... I've just received the carbon fork for my bike... and it weight a lot less than what TREK said:...
10-13-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 20,654
Views: 3,622,381
Posted By cb400bill

James Bond would be proud

James Bond would be proud
10-12-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 363
Posted By denaffen

For those who aren't familiar, the 640 was only...

For those who aren't familiar, the 640 was only offered in 1983, and was pretty far up in the line-up. Of course, all the Campy stuff was long gone from this one by the time I got it....
10-11-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By zandoval

Franken - Peugeot Dolomites 80s?

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10-11-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By garryg

a bit of humour sent to me

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10-11-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,446
Posted By livedarklions

Uh, this is a MUP?! Having to shift lanes to...

Uh, this is a MUP?! Having to shift lanes to pass pedestrians is normal, if they were only taking up one lane, it doesn't matter if they're conversing or walking, the cyclist was full of crap...
10-10-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,006
Posted By jjhabbs

1974 Raleigh Professional overview and reveal PICS INSIDE.

Hey guys,
Here is a bike I picked up a couple months ago. I never got around to doing a video till now. Pics below as well. LEt me know what you think.
...
10-10-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By ironwood

The best thing about the NFL

I just finished a nice ride this afternoon while the Patriots were playing. Very little traffic, and what there was was well behaved. I do hope the home team does well for the simple reason that I've...
10-09-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,128
Posted By 70sSanO

I would pay more for an American made “frame”. ...

I would pay more for an American made “frame”.

John
10-09-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,770
Posted By CAT7RDR

I want one only if the crack assemblers at Wally...

I want one only if the crack assemblers at Wally World shoehorn one together for me.
One can never be too safe.
10-07-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,591
Posted By Thunderlips

Is the rider a component? If so, let me post a...

Is the rider a component? If so, let me post a selfie...
10-07-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 415
Posted By sloar

My new favorite bike

Which happens to be my cheapest. But whatís not to love? Reynolds 531 frame with 700x32 tires, triple crankset and rack mounts. All on a racing geometry frame. Itís ugly but a sublime ride.



...
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bikemig

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/schwinn-braze.html

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/schwinn-braze.html
10-07-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,646
Posted By canopus

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Suberbe Pro 6s indexed. Pulled from my Trek 720.
10-06-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By 52telecaster

My take on an old trek 620

I bought this because it seemed like a really versatile platform. Turns out it's a wonderful bike. I went 650b and had to use a 750 center pull to reach in the back. A tektro 559 is enough in front....
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By macstuff

It has better pedals and a different seat....

It has better pedals and a different seat. Otherwise looks stock. Needs tape.
Wheel size is 27" on really nice Weinmann or Arai rims.
These have the top notch Japanese componentry of the day,...
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By hwheel72

Made an offer and lowest he would go is 180....

Made an offer and lowest he would go is 180. Pass. Thanks for all the insight!
10-06-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,702
Posted By SkinGriz

Gotta love it. That rear engined car is...

Gotta love it.
That rear engined car is dangerous. Pay no attention to our exploding gas tanks.
Corporate hypocrisy is hilarious.
I bet Boeing lobbied for the strict rules on airplane models and...
10-05-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 519,435
Posted By 52telecaster

My ancient 6xx trek and it's unstuck seatpost. ...

My ancient 6xx trek and it's unstuck seatpost.
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Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bikemike73

If it was MY bike.. I would NOT sell it unless I...

If it was MY bike.. I would NOT sell it unless I needed the money, or have a few of them in similar condition.

SO SMOOTH AND STABLE !!!!!!!!!!

Like above said " Don't let your neighbor pressure...
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bikemike73

I have FIVE of these great bikes 1973 and 1 1972 ...

I have FIVE of these great bikes 1973 and 1 1972

It's one of my favorite bikes of ALL time.

I collected these whenever one was for sale and would travel nearly 400 miles round trip to get one!!...
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By bikemig

1973 Schwinn Sports Tourer

I don't particularly want to sell this bike but I have a neighbor who would like this bike. What would be a fair price? It's pretty much all original other than the consumables and pedals. I have the...
10-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,646
Posted By jamesdak

Nothing fancy but a few of mine over the years. ...

Nothing fancy but a few of mine over the years.

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Giordana Antares...
10-01-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 709
Posted By Andy Antipas

Specialissima Vintage Celeste rehab

The frame is a 1983 Bianchi Specialissima I bought from and eBay seller and it has been hanging on a hook for a couple of years now. The paint and chrome were in pretty rough shape and a previous...
09-28-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,104
Posted By mstateglfr

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes...

I can't think of a better way to plug the holes than to use m5 bolts that were made to go into the holes.
Buy stainless steel bolts that have a buttonhead. They are a lower profile to eliminate...
09-28-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,467
Posted By Andy_K

Restored bike day! (Bianchi content)

It took FedEx nearly three weeks to get this from Kansas to Oregon (I think one of their oxen died along the way), but today my freshly powder coated 1989 Bianchi Giro finally got dropped off at the...
09-28-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,037
Posted By livedarklions

Related question to the related question-why is...

Related question to the related question-why is the alternative to spandex in these questions always "loose fitting" clothing? I wear tee shirts of varying material, all quite tight. They're not...
09-28-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1991) Value Bikes FUJI, DIAMOND BACK, and SCHWINN

Club FUJI, DIAMOND BACK Expert TG, and SCHWINN Paramount Series 3 PDG are featured.
...
09-27-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By Colorado Kid

To answer many of your questions, the reason why...

To answer many of your questions, the reason why I chose to have my LBS do most of the restoring work is because I had cancer. Specifically multiple myeloma. Before the cancer left my body, it...
09-27-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,042
Posted By sykerocker

You guys have just shown me why I, a consummate...

You guys have just shown me why I, a consummate bookkeeper in pretty much everything else, do not keep financial records on the bikes I'm planning on keeping long term.
09-27-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,394
Views: 519,435
Posted By ultrarider7

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09-26-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,438
Posted By Random11

As a former runner who recently turned to...

As a former runner who recently turned to cycling, I can assure you that running uses far more energy. As a runner, one of my goals was to run a marathon (I eventually did five), and when I picked up...
09-23-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,332
Posted By Trakhak

Those are not mutually exclusive choices, as has...

Those are not mutually exclusive choices, as has been pointed out to the many before you who have repeatedly dredged up the staggeringly obvious "Lose weight from your body instead! It's free!"...
09-22-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 47,164
Posted By Kabuki12

I just got this 64cm 1978 Raleigh Pro frame and...

I just got this 64cm 1978 Raleigh Pro frame and fork with BB and headset . One more tall boy for my stable. A future build....
09-20-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 37,120
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate...

pgtnice, welcome to BF-C&V. We always appreciate civil conversations, even when correcting mistakes.

Here's why we ponder and question your information which attempts to dispute a "lifelong...
09-19-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,245
Posted By Jmpierce

My biggest regret is reading a third of the...

My biggest regret is reading a third of the thread before stopping.
09-18-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 52,993
Posted By easyupbug

I posted this over on the +50 forum, 65-85+...

I posted this over on the +50 forum, 65-85+ thread, when we were asked why so many steel bike showed up on the "What do old people ride...?" and he asked seemingly incredulously are these everyday...
09-18-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 613
Posted By RGMN

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