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12-05-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,385
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Posted By SkinGriz

Beautiful bikes. Thank you for sharing.

Beautiful bikes. Thank you for sharing.
12-04-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By daverup

That's looking nice!

That's looking nice!
12-04-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By velomateo

Big improvement on that top tube.

Big improvement on that top tube.
12-02-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 635,752
Posted By RCMoeur

My primary wrench-twisting for the past several...

My primary wrench-twisting for the past several days has been to fix up a bunch of bikes that will be donated by our church as part of the Christmas season help to those in need. The bikes were...
12-01-22, 10:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 414
Posted By albrt

Two thing that occur to me on reviewing the...

Two thing that occur to me on reviewing the comments again:

1. I think there is a mark that looks like a U on the front hub.

2. There was (is?) a German punk band called Torpedo Dreigang,...
12-01-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,508
Posted By clubman

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-01-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,308
Posted By Koyote

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per...

He averaged "more than 2,000km of cycling per month, much of it on indoors on a turbo trainer."

I'm surprised he didn't die of boredom.
12-01-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,273
Posted By unworthy1

back when JR was in LaJolla (or thereabouts) he...

back when JR was in LaJolla (or thereabouts) he made some custom sets from my artwork which was a good experience, but later when i needed something new (custom-printed from my supplied artwork) he...
12-01-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By Robvolz

It comes down to your intentions. The uncovered...

It comes down to your intentions. The uncovered ones are for full restoration assuming you are going to clear coat on top of your decals.

frankly, I love the look of patina, new decals and a clear...
11-30-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By MinnMan

Cyclocross! MvdP vs WvA vs Pidcock

I've posted about elite cyclocross here before - from the fan's point of view, it's some of the best bike racing entertainment. And the races last only an hour or so, which means you can watch the...
11-29-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7,892
Views: 880,975
Posted By jamesdak

Just some nice Campagnolo brakes for the stash or...

Just some nice Campagnolo brakes for the stash or maybe an upgrade on the Kirk Terraplane.
...
11-29-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,023
Posted By merziac

What about the attic, excess overflow trailer,...

What about the attic, excess overflow trailer, basement, offsite satellite and black ops/box facility? :innocent:
11-28-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By tkamd73

Yes it can, got a free crashed Bianchi from a...

Yes it can, got a free crashed Bianchi from a mech at one of my LBSs, he said it was my size, it was, or close enough, largest one they made, 1700 dollars later I had a bike.
Tim
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11-27-22, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By Chuck M

There are worse things to spend money on than a...

There are worse things to spend money on than a "free" project bike.
11-25-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 719
Posted By Sactown_Albert

My 1974 Allegro Schweitzermeister for comparison

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The lozenge serial number came later....
11-21-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,348
Posted By davester

I just posted this photo in the history of Ross...

I just posted this photo in the history of Ross bikes thread, but it also belongs here. My riding buddy and I picked up near twin Ross Mt Hood over the last couple of weeks. Mine (I'm wearing the...
11-20-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 336
Posted By Iride01

Don't underestimate how much drag a bearing...

Don't underestimate how much drag a bearing stuffed full of grease will have compared to one that has been used a while or has no more than just enough grease at the very start. Some greases can take...
11-20-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7,892
Views: 880,975
Posted By jdawginsc

Cinelli oddity

Thanks to Mad Honk, ever the awesome Crapmaster (these are not crap for the record)

Var pin spanner, and a Cinelli stem color and insets I have never seen before. MH even reconfigured the bolt for...
11-16-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By Dave Mayer

SPD refers to 'Shimano Pedaling Dynamics'. These...

SPD refers to 'Shimano Pedaling Dynamics'. These pedals are not Shimano, but one of the innumerable clones. Authentic Shimano cleats may be compatible with these pedals. Or somewhat compatible, as I...
11-15-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,595
Posted By rumrunn6

hope it happens to cars, our family needs (2)

hope it happens to cars, our family needs (2)
11-15-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,595
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Au contraire, all these e-bikes I have seen near...

Au contraire, all these e-bikes I have seen near local parks and schools that look like Mad Max props clearly signal to potential purchasers that they do not really have to be pedaled.
Forum: Introductions
11-14-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By 15fsport_350

Howdy neighbor lol. I’ve been on a few others but...

Howdy neighbor lol. I’ve been on a few others but a lot are based in the UK which makes shipping a bear when trying to build period correct bikes lol
11-10-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,618
Posted By Rolla

Original Hutch and Cook Brothers BMX bikes...

Original Hutch and Cook Brothers BMX bikes routinely fetch thousands, but in general I think buying bicycles as an investment is foolish.
11-07-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By non-fixie

The logical solution would have been to bring a...

The logical solution would have been to bring a spare along. It's what others did with their special parts.

Note the spare goat on top:
...
11-07-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By beicster

They should have sold a higher end model and...

They should have sold a higher end model and called it the Super Friiik.
11-06-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,247
Posted By JW Fas

Things to try in order: 1. 53x11 2. Yell at...

Things to try in order:
1. 53x11
2. Yell at the dog to go home.
3. Squirt them with your water bottle.
4. Use pepper gel (not spray which gets carried by the wind).
5. Use your bike frame as a...
11-05-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,348
Posted By casanewt

I forgot to chime in on this post and say how...

I forgot to chime in on this post and say how much I like the massive rear rack on the front. It makes the bike look like a battle rig!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By primov8

You should throw in the steel road bike or...

You should throw in the steel road bike or frameset offerings (Liege 75, Corsa, Strada) from Eddy Merckx for consideration. The only problem is trying to find them domestically since they were...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By vespasianus

If you are in the USA, and want stock steel, ...

If you are in the USA, and want stock steel, there are two easy answers. First is Ritchey. And second is Ritchey.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By RGMN

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x200/road_logic_2_0_75047b08ebab4ea0a896ffdd3edd54af13a7e8e5.jpeg
My Ritchey Logic RB is my favorite bike. 18.5 lbs ready to ride, and can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By garciawork

Check out all city. Maybe not the lightest, but I...

Check out all city. Maybe not the lightest, but I like their stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,394
Posted By DangerousDanR

For me a couple names come to mind: Ritchey:...

For me a couple names come to mind:

Ritchey: nice bikes. I have 3.
Rodriguez: light weight steel. Not sure why I have never bought one.
10-27-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,358
Posted By Oldairhead

I tend to take a moment after the light turns...

I tend to take a moment after the light turns green to look both ways before proceeding. Someone running a red light will take you out in a heartbeat if you are too quick into the intersection.
10-26-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By Crankycrank

You need a "step down ferrule". Example here but...

You need a "step down ferrule". Example here but there are various sizes so I recommend taking the bike to a shop who might have other sizes which you can test for fit on your bike. Universal Cycles...
10-25-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,691
Posted By rsbob

Very sorry to hear about the personal losses. ...

Very sorry to hear about the personal losses. There is the inevitable pain but also the seemingly endless paperwork and if emptying and selling a house is involved…. Thoughts go out to you and your...
10-24-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,348
Posted By RustyJames

My 11 y/o is looking for a little freedom and...

My 11 y/o is looking for a little freedom and wants to start riding a bike to school. He has a very decent BMX bike but dad (me) isn’t too hip on him slinging his 18 lb backpack on his back and...
10-22-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 635,752
Posted By daverup

I've just finished rebuilding my wife's 94...

I've just finished rebuilding my wife's 94 Crosscut as a gravel bike.

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10-19-22, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 635,752
Posted By DesmoDog

I've been working on this: ...

I've been working on this:
http://teamyikes.com/Typhoon/MockUp_6468.JPG

And then was distracted by this (The one in the stand)
http://teamyikes.com/RockHopper/RHCII_6352.JPG

But most recently...
10-18-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8,385
Views: 2,704,348
Posted By reconnaissance

I just can’t let go of a good bike. There aren’t...

I just can’t let go of a good bike. There aren’t many like it. ...
10-17-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,818
Posted By Gyro

I had my 1971 Honda 350 scrambler up too 100 mph...

I had my 1971 Honda 350 scrambler up too 100 mph lying on the tank............ Sorry felt left out!
10-17-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,818
Posted By drlogik

Guilty as charged. It was back when I had no fear...

Guilty as charged. It was back when I had no fear of speed.

Back in 1980 (I think) I was living in Georgetown South Carolina and cycled to Myrtle Beach regularly along Hwy 17. It was a year after...
10-17-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,184
Posted By mgopack42

Last batch: ...

Last batch:
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Chrome fork socks look great as well....
10-16-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,844
Posted By clubman

'Specialized Crossroads with Bluemel Populars ...

'Specialized Crossroads with Bluemel Populars

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10-15-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,599
Posted By rsbob

The 50+ forum is amazingly civil. There must be...

The 50+ forum is amazingly civil. There must be a “Leave your snark at the door” policy. But if your not 50 yet…. Patience.
10-15-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,599
Posted By mdarnton

I belong to a photo forum where this is the case...

I belong to a photo forum where this is the case as well. Though I'm not recently involved in this type of photography I often go there just to hang out because the atmosphere is so good. I briefly...
10-14-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,015
Posted By Troul

A/C is conditioning the air to remove moisture, &...

A/C is conditioning the air to remove moisture, & not just to cool the cabin.

Modern passenger vehicle hvac systems have greatly improved for efficiency.
just like automatic transmissions,...
10-12-22, 09:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 888
Posted By Airfehr

I still have mine. Those pumps will not die.

I still have mine. Those pumps will not die.
10-11-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,293
Posted By indyfabz

Later during that 2017 trip I set up camp at...

Later during that 2017 trip I set up camp at Sprague Creek in Glacier National Park and took a day ride up the west slope of Going to the Sun Road to Logan Pass and back down to camp. Unfortunately,...
10-11-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,293
Posted By indyfabz

I have a better version somewhere at home. ...

I have a better version somewhere at home. Summer solstice near Troy, MT during a two-week tour in MT and ID in 2017. Every 30 minutes or so the wind would kick up out of nowhere and create small...
10-11-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,293
Posted By venturi95

Sorry, but I'm not much of a photographer. The...

Sorry, but I'm not much of a photographer. The cloud and the snow were a brilliant white that no camera can capture.
...
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