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01-18-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 664
Posted By majmt

I think that one (or one just like it) sold for...

I think that one (or one just like it) sold for around $2,500 a few years ago (2017). Might have been auctioned off again later as well.
...
01-08-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,502
Posted By wrk101

If the hoods and other cosmetics are good, either...

If the hoods and other cosmetics are good, either rebuild yourself, or pay someone to rebuilt. There are a couple of people on ebay selling rebuild services at a reasonable price. Myself, I keep the...
01-05-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By Hummer

Bridgestone serial numbers decoded.

I have been collecting and cataloguing bicycle serial numbers for more than a decade. I started to do this because I was trying to determine the age of certain bicycles that I was repairing. I was...
12-22-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By AJW2W11E

I/m waiting to get my 16 T free wheel parts from...

I/m waiting to get my 16 T free wheel parts from White . That should make it easier.
12-20-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Elvis_Presley

My awesome Zunow and questions

I thought you might enjoy some pictures of this Zunow. I also thought it would be worthwhile to Zunow historians to have a record of it.
From what I've read, the Beradonna was a top-of-the-line...
12-12-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,220
Posted By Lyles

I also love the State Bicycle 4130 all-road reviews, but...

Hi,
It's nice to see others are also considering this bike.

I'm mostly a paved road rider up and down hilly streets, but sometimes would like to take it on gravel fire-roads or single tracks. ...
11-20-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By JohnDThompson

That should be fine. Half a millimeter off in...

That should be fine. Half a millimeter off in chainline is insignificant, and Phil bottom brackets allow several millimeters of lateral chainline adjustment, so you should be able to get it perfect,...
11-14-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,104
Posted By P!N20

Doubt it, that's Cinelli Splash Tape!

Doubt it, that's Cinelli Splash Tape!
11-12-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 765
Posted By Deal4Fuji

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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11-05-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By tricky

Yeah, thumbies are usually on top. You...

Yeah, thumbies are usually on top.

You didn't ask for a discussion around alternative shift option, so just ignore this question if you'd like, but I am curious: Since you spend a lot of time on...
11-04-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By Anfieldtramp

Apologies but by super pista you mean the Cinelli...

Apologies but by super pista you mean the Cinelli super pista?
11-03-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,547
Posted By TugaDude

Yes, and they also have some good info on another...

Yes, and they also have some good info on another information page. This is just a snippet...this is not how it looks on the page, but fits here better.

FRAME COMPATIBILITY Tubing: Surly 4130...
Forum: Introductions
11-03-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Danger Diaz

thanks. itís def staying with me, itís my...

thanks. itís def staying with me, itís my favorite to ride!
11-01-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 25,766
Posted By Kabuki12

naw, your the first one for next October! Nice...

naw, your the first one for next October! Nice bike, and I love the color.
10-31-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,547
Posted By joesch

As for Surly, if 4130 Chromoly is not good enough...

As for Surly, if 4130 Chromoly is not good enough for you, they go into the details https://surlybikes.com/info_hole/spew/some_things_about_our_steel

I love my SS Steamroller and here are the...
10-29-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By bikemig

Cutting down the handlebars was a thing BITD...

Cutting down the handlebars was a thing BITD mainly, I think, to make the bike more maneuverable. I do like my '93 MB 1 a lot.
...
10-28-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,192
Posted By ThermionicScott

Going from one long seat post to another... how...

Going from one long seat post to another... how much do you really need for your fit? ;)
10-27-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By bikemig

This is a beautiful bike with a first rate build....

This is a beautiful bike with a first rate build. Good luck with the sale.
10-20-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By matheui

Great solution

Bikers, who facing this problem, I think tighten is great solution.
10-18-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 71,891
Posted By Senrab62

British gentleman

Trying to get some miles in before weather turns. Love this bike. Need a period correct-ish water bottle cage, and maybe a saddle bag or handlebar bag? Period correct wheelset should be done...
10-15-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,898
Posted By ThermionicScott

Oh hey, I just belatedly realized something!...

Oh hey, I just belatedly realized something! You're building a fixed-gear, but Dura-Ace 7402 was/is a road crankset. Therefore, the stock bottom bracket spec (112mm) is going to be WRONG for your...
10-11-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,443
Posted By TugaDude

If you haven't, you should read and study Sheldon...

If you haven't, you should read and study Sheldon Brown's technique to address the issue. It is in the following link:

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/no-derailers.html

Read all of the info, but...
09-30-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,350
Posted By grant40

I don't understand the "Wabi cult". I feel like...

I don't understand the "Wabi cult". I feel like you can get any high end, vintage road or track frame with Columbus tubing and it will ride similarly.
09-30-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 71,891
Posted By TheRealDrPhil

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09-29-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,547
Posted By pbass

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel...

I use my singlespeed Cross Check like a gravel bike (and a mountain bike sometimes:)) Currently it's flat bar, has also had drops. Running WTB Nanos. Lotsa fun. I was originally inspired by this guy:...
09-27-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,857
Posted By c_m_shooter

32/18 with skinny road tires?

32/18 with skinny road tires?
09-22-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google...

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google Photos
https://live.staticflickr.com/7443/11467227543_a7d344ce25_b.jpg...
09-19-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By smontanaro

It's possible some rust has already begun to take...

It's possible some rust has already begun to take hold. Evapo-Rust or oxalic acid will take care of that,.
09-12-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Clang

Don't fret over Bicycle Blue Book values....

Don't fret over Bicycle Blue Book values. Bridgestones are often more expensive than other brands due to cool factor and the cult of Grant Peterson (I call this the Bridgestone Tax). $275 for an RB-2...
09-06-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,942
Posted By rumstove

I know you mentioned Craigslist, but that's my...

I know you mentioned Craigslist, but that's my go-to place when looking for old bikes and parts. CL has "bikes" and "bike parts" sections...be sure to check both since people will post random stuff...
09-02-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,482
Posted By Lazyass

That's specifically why the skid patch is...

That's specifically why the skid patch is calculated when considering what gearing to run with no brakes.
09-02-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,125
Posted By sloar

I like using marine grease, I seem to get caught...

I like using marine grease, I seem to get caught in the rain a lot.
08-31-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,636
Posted By smiddymcgeezak

I found some options on an online moped store...

I found some options on an online moped store that sells french thread single speed freewheels that should be cross compatible.

Check out treatland.tv and search freewheels
08-21-21, 04:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 59,207
Posted By MGSH

Thanks guys!

Reading this thread in 2021!
Itís been a big help. Cheers!
08-19-21, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,083
Posted By Lazyass

Don't fall into the huge tire fad that's exploded...

Don't fall into the huge tire fad that's exploded into the scene over the last few years unless you really need huge tires. I see no need for a road tire bigger than a 28 unless you're going to take...
08-09-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,350
Posted By veganbikes

Here is what I tell people buy what you want...

Here is what I tell people buy what you want right now and don't buy doubles down the line. Compromises are costly if you bought a nice frame, which you did, put the nice parts you want on it. Saving...
08-08-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By steelbikeguy

that generation trike usually has two brakes on...

that generation trike usually has two brakes on the front wheel. I'm assuming that this blurry thing at the end of a cable is supposed to be the second brake...

...
08-06-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By Broctoon

It really makes the most difference for clearing...

It really makes the most difference for clearing obstacles on a mountain bike, or for frames with clearance issues on the chain stay.
08-05-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 71,891
Posted By SkinGriz

I like it. Eventually need to get my wife a...

I like it.

Eventually need to get my wife a decent step through.

Taught her how to mount a diamond frame when I saw her trying to step over the TT.
08-05-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 71,891
Posted By ethet

I know that I float this balloon every time I see...

I know that I float this balloon every time I see this bike, though it is the honest truth that this is my favorite bike in our secluded section of this forum... Indeed, so much so, that my...
08-02-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 71,891
Posted By ethet

NBD: 2018 Rinsei Lab Keirin

Yay! I received the frame and built it up this morning, and then gave it an inaugural 70km ride this afternoon. I am kinda excited about this bicycleómore than I have been in quite a while when it...
07-31-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,103
Posted By roadfix

I like track ends and only run a front brake.

I like track ends and only run a front brake.
07-18-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,904
Posted By helliot

Steam Roller

I rolled by the shop today and checked out the Steam Roller frame set. I was sold and will be building up a bike.
07-13-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By Topless68

I took some of the advice you guys provided and...

I took some of the advice you guys provided and swapped out the interrupters for a set of road-style brake levers. I'll admit, i much prefer the feeling of riding on the hoods, and not have to...
07-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By bikemig

I have the same year/color stumpjumper comp. it...

I have the same year/color stumpjumper comp. it came stock with deore xt 3 by 6 gearing. It would be a shame to repaint the bike. It’s your bike but that is a distinctive paint job. The paint job...
07-09-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

These were my other choice...

These were my other choice https://www.mrbikeshop.com/collections/70mm-wheels-1/products/70mm-wheels-black
07-09-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 148,574
Posted By agoetz616

Aerospoke wheels

I have them on my recumbent P-38 and recommend them as being excellent and hassle free, no spoke adjustments or tightening required for life. I carry 60+ pounds on the back of my recumbent with a...
07-09-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By livedarklions

Nice! And coastal riding, too. Were you the...

Nice! And coastal riding, too. Were you the original owner?
07-08-21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,486
Posted By veganbikes

I love this sort of stuff, I want to be as light...

I love this sort of stuff, I want to be as light as possible but then oh wait I have a budget. I am not saying spend billions but saying light as possible maybe isn't the right way to phrase.
...
07-01-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,911
Views: 665,458
Posted By Riveting

I received Shimano shifter and brake cable sets,...

I received Shimano shifter and brake cable sets, and cable/housing cutter yesterday. I had the RD shifter cable swapped within ~10 minutes. It couldn't have been any easier. Prior to then, I've...
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