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06-23-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1986) SCHWINN Sierra (mtb)

From Bicycle Guide, May 1986.

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06-16-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 756
Posted By P!N20

Not gonna lie, got a bit emotional at this point.

Not gonna lie, got a bit emotional at this point.
05-14-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 12,049
Posted By morri869

The box o' crap is off to Pompiere, shipped out...

The box o' crap is off to Pompiere, shipped out yesterday. Here is my haul (plus a few stickers that I forgot to picture):...
05-09-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 12,049
Posted By morri869

...and just like that the box is here, weighing...

...and just like that the box is here, weighing in at a portly 26 lb 10 oz! The first thing I saw was a bright Canadian glow 🌟...
03-24-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 578,996
Posted By jim dandy

The Peugeot Build Continued

Finished JD
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03-20-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 763
Posted By 52telecaster

For my taste I prefer a frame that many would...

For my taste I prefer a frame that many would call too tall. I never actually stand over the bike so it's not an issue. I ride 23-23.5 usually and like 24. My take on it is that when you stop you...
03-13-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,245
Posted By Andy Antipas

1969 URAGO Cattaneo

I bought this frame from AndyK in 2018 and I finally got around to restoring it. I think this frame was involved in a three way deal with gugie? I had the frame refinished in an off white color and...
03-11-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Da Kube

Restoration is complete. I swapped the old wheels...

Restoration is complete. I swapped the old wheels for Panaracer protites and found some Dia Compe hoods that sorta fit (I think they make the new ones to fit the adjustable stops. I tried two hoods...
03-10-22, 12:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 759
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My Allegro Restoration and Seeking Additional Information

Colleagues,

This bike came to me as a donation and I poured a lot of time and energy into restoring it to its original configuration. From looking online and searching the forum, I came to the...
02-28-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 359,668
Posted By martl

Some comedian. Or maybe a hero ...

Some comedian. Or maybe a hero

https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/f3/5/545/545981-z1whq6jfpgfw-fmqwbqix0aaz3ea-original.jpg (https://fotos.rennrad-news.de/p/545981)
02-27-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 956
Posted By nlerner

Sacrilege is C&V riders wearing the kit that they...

Sacrilege is C&V riders wearing the kit that they fit into 30 lbs ago.
02-16-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 12,049
Posted By Mad Honk

Pompiere , You have been added to the list. ...

Pompiere , You have been added to the list. Smiles,MH
01-22-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By Wildwood

That is why older riders and C&Vers (i guess?) ...

That is why older riders
and C&Vers (i guess?)
shift less and
make minor speed adjustments
with cadence
[and take a hand off the brake hoods to shift them clunkers]
instead of just clicking up...
12-16-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,483
Posted By merziac

I also have a J Blow that my kid uses, it was...

I also have a J Blow that my kid uses, it was cheap at Performance, $19.99, I never did like it but he gets along with it just fine.

This all brings up a conundrum we often see here and it is...
11-03-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,582
Posted By steelbikeguy

My sympathy and respect to your son! I've had...

My sympathy and respect to your son! I've had to go out to the field to troubleshoot problems that the dealers couldn't fix, and it's not much fun to show up and be expected to fix weird problems...
09-16-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,674
Posted By jdawginsc

...Time to ride my classics by retiring would be...

...Time to ride my classics by retiring would be most desireable...
08-22-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,546
Posted By denaffen

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

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Sprayed first coat on the LeTour yesterday. I like...
08-10-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,723
Posted By Reco Very

Ok, I've been a little slow this time, but the...

Ok, I've been a little slow this time, but the bo'c is moving. I will be shipping today. Pompiere be ready to receive some crap...tastic stuff. :thumb:
07-20-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,082
Posted By nlerner

I've always thought of the Fuji S12-S as the...

I've always thought of the Fuji S12-S as the ultimate sports tourer. One of the ones I had I set up with 650B x 38mm wheels....
05-18-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8,167
Views: 2,583,861
Posted By flangehead

1987 Schwinn Sierra

I bought this from a neighbor and cleaned it up for my daughter to use.

...
04-30-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By robertj298

I thought this was pretty funny.

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12-29-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 32,111
Posted By merziac

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your...

Not controversial for me, glad you can own your disdain, you have plenty of company and I get it but my comfort and ability to ride all day long trumps any problem you may have with it.

It bugs me...
12-20-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,723
Posted By crandress

Sunday delivery of the BOC!

Sunday delivery of the BOC!
12-11-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,723
Posted By ascherer

I believe I planted those hubs. Good to know that...

I believe I planted those hubs. Good to know that they'll see the light of day.
11-27-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 34,723
Posted By hokiefyd

The box of crap was good to me, and I to it. I...

The box of crap was good to me, and I to it. I cleaned out some items that were broken, as reported by the sci guy. I filled 'er back up to the brim (well, past the brim to be honest), and the USPS...
09-27-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,989
Posted By T-Mar

For your viewing pleasure... ...

For your viewing pleasure...
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09-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,264
Posted By dddd

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09-05-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,295
Posted By treadtread

This worked! The rear wheel is off now. ...

This worked! The rear wheel is off now.



I looked quite a bit on nextdoor and craigslist. Ordinarily, what you are saying is probably true - but because of the Covid-19 shelter in place,...
06-12-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,489
Posted By Andy_K

I n+1 because I always want to try different...

I n+1 because I always want to try different bikes but I don't ever want to get rid of the ones I have.
06-06-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,636
Posted By MegMC

To finally close the circle on this thread from a...

To finally close the circle on this thread from a zillion years ago, the result of all this research and discussion is complete!

This is the Jamis Quest frame I bought from mstateglfr two-ish...
05-08-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By beicster

Obviously, as your bikes get older, they need...

Obviously, as your bikes get older, they need more time to recover between rides. I suggest buying two or three more vintage bikes to give each bike more rest between outings. It should help.
04-28-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,226
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

Five years ago, they were all steeds. Now they...

Five years ago, they were all steeds. Now they are all mules. It's mostly the same bikes, though.
01-09-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,723
Posted By due ruote

Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn,...

Henry Ford Museum/Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI
Has the Wright Bros. shop and a bunch of other artifacts:
https://www.thehenryford.org/search#perPage=10&pageNum=1&terms=bicycle&tab=artifact
01-09-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,723
Posted By AeroGut

The Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen,...

The Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen, Ohio:
THE BICYCLE MUSEUM OF AMERICA (http://www.bicyclemuseum.com/)
12-07-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,309
Posted By beicster

1984 Touring. Fantastic riding bike. ...

1984 Touring. Fantastic riding bike.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4901/31480189217_b815d7cd69_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PXNcv4)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/PXNcv4) by Andy Beichler...
12-06-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,757
Posted By jackbombay

I think I have that all figured out on my own :-P...

I think I have that all figured out on my own :-P

I've spent about 25 hours over the last 3 days in my garage cutting grinding and welding, and the result of my efforts is, this,
...
11-25-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By Sandstrom

And Sliderule! :thumb: ...

And Sliderule! :thumb:

https://www.sliderule.ca/pin4f.jpg
11-25-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,297
Posted By Choke

An early Losa

I'm a huge fan of Vanni Losa's work and I love green bikes so I couldn't resist this. My guess is that it was made in the 70s, given the older style cutouts on the lugs. It also has the teardrop...
11-21-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,441
Posted By non-fixie

I prefer to stay close to home. My lawn...

I prefer to stay close to home.

My lawn mower:

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...
11-01-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,313
Posted By Slightspeed

Two comments come to mind. A few weeks ago, we...

Two comments come to mind. A few weeks ago, we had a local election, which happened to be on opening day of the school year. Our polling place was at a nearby middle school, which I knew would be...
10-08-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,511
Posted By John E

I would sign that, but what I really want is a...

I would sign that, but what I really want is a reissue of the Avocet touring shoes.
09-01-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By 52telecaster

https://youtu.be/ZcnYN7lLC-Y This is from a...

https://youtu.be/ZcnYN7lLC-Y

This is from a while back with my son.
07-10-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,939
Posted By cdmurphy

I hesitate to step into this (but I will anyway...

I hesitate to step into this (but I will anyway :-). I've been self employed for 95% of my adult life, as has my father. What you learn in a hurry, is that pricing doesn't have much to do with "you",...
06-03-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,044
Posted By 3alarmer

...but with pressurized gas you can shoot paint...

...but with pressurized gas you can shoot paint balls. :)
05-11-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,436
Posted By jamesdak

The power of the 3 speed - I just have to share this "race".

I just have to share this as it's just too funny.

Rode the junk english 3 speed down to the store for some banana's and orange juice. On the way home while on the Eden Pathway I I heard a ,...
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