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07-03-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By oneclick

links and urls broken

somethin's happenin here
what it is ain't exactly clear

links don't work, when they do they have a number appended to them, none of my book marks work

and the whole site was down a few minutes...
07-02-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,584
Posted By bikemig

That's not how I read it. To say that this...

That's not how I read it. To say that this person's death is a reminder to all of us to be careful does not necessarily imply that the rider's lack of attention caused the accident. It's just that, a...
06-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,567
Posted By Reynolds

First one: ...

First one:

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Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 925
Posted By gearbasher

The last (and only) time I drove an automatic was...

The last (and only) time I drove an automatic was my road test. That was about 40 years ago. In fact, Gearbasher comes from driving a four speed and not from the bike. I worked a 4 to midnight shift...
06-18-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By momoman

Hereís one he did for me on a Brooks Pro frame. ...

Hereís one he did for me on a Brooks Pro frame. I wanted a white saddle with large copper rivets. I asked him to emboss the arcs in the saddle for some detail. I havenít ridden it yet. Iím in the...
06-17-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By RustyJames

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ďWrongĒ side just to annoy Ö.
06-15-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,828
Posted By machinist42

"Forks' straight!"

"Forks' straight!"
05-24-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 703
Posted By hzqw2l

1950's Urago track bike

FB Marketplace find.

Rough old track bike with some nice components including a steel badged Cinelli track stem.

Top bar has several dents. Going to get a frame builder to see if it is...
05-20-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By obrentharris

Allez Aluminum Water Bottle / Bidon Resurrected

I recently came across this old aluminum bottle in a state of disrepair. It had been languishing in a shed for many years.
Looking at old Tour de France photos it appears that aluminum bottles...
05-14-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By John E

Nice to see Nervar alloy cranks instead of the...

Nice to see Nervar alloy cranks instead of the Super Sport's Ashtabula boat anchor.
05-09-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By non-fixie

I have tried various mini tools, but these days I...

I have tried various mini tools, but these days I always carry a local version of the BBB Scorpion tools. Have three sets of them: one on my bike, one on mrs non-fixie's and one in my car. The only...
05-08-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By randyjawa

Torpado Test Ride - Pretty Much What I Expected...

Though still pretty cold, here in the Thunder Bay area, I finally took my recently finished late sixties Torpado out for a test ride. It is, pretty much, original with the exception of the SPD...
05-06-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By daka

1969 Raleigh Pro Mk 1

I've gotten the Raleigh Pro Mk 1 that my brother found at a neighborhood estate sale back into an operational state and thought I would share a few pictures...
05-03-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By randyjawa

Personally, a small sliding trigger clamp is my...

Personally, a small sliding trigger clamp is my favorite way to hold brake calipers as I do my rebuilds and/or restorations. The one I use is approximately 8" long. I have tried both Park tools and...
05-03-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By smontanaro

Replacing SunTour Superbe pads

A thread over on internet-BOB prompted me to take some pictures to demonstrate the process of removing and replacing SunTour Superbe brake pads. (Since all four sides of the pad are enclosed, the...
04-18-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,905
Posted By Dan Burkhart

One more quick update just to show the finished...

One more quick update just to show the finished bike with decals attached. The owner did that part himself and sent me these photos....
04-03-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Spellscape

help identifying Olympia Borghi

Hi all

Is it good bike to restore - is it really city bike? (original handlebars etc)...
03-28-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,516
Posted By Bad Lag

What is the threading on the valve core and tap?

What is the threading on the valve core and tap?
03-26-21, 05:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By juvela

----- two possibilities come to mind for...

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two possibilities come to mind for presence of the Skitter -

a) fitted by a previous owner

b) a case of the factory using up old stock they ran across in the warehouse

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03-24-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,647
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

not going to win place or show with this one, but...

not going to win place or show with this one, but what the hell ... it's my surfboard fender for a beach ride by ......
03-17-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,999
Posted By Pcampeau

1953 Rotrax Super Course Full Chrome (Beautiful Lugs)

So this bike has been posted here previously by its former owner. I acquired this today and Iím quite excited about it! There are some rust issues to sort out and it could get pricey, but hopefully,...
03-16-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,403
Posted By machinist42

Put A Cork In It

Fill a basin large enough to accommodate the handlebars with a strong solution of Lye, NaOH, Sodium Hydroxide.

Immerse bars, which should promptly dissolve.

Rinse off cork before using, but it...
03-14-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 794
Posted By Classtime

Jannd makes a decent bag that holds a big...

Jannd makes a decent bag that holds a big tubular, sealant, multitool, and valve remover. I can squeeze two Continental Comps in it.
03-11-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By jingy2

1st ride on my finished winter project

I got the last piece needed for my winter project on Saturday so Sunday it was ready for it's inaugural ride.
It's a 1985 Vitus 979.
Back in the 80's all you heard was how whippy and noodley these...
03-06-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By steelbikeguy

dang, I'd swear that was Drew Barrymore on the...

dang, I'd swear that was Drew Barrymore on the cover!

Good to see the Frank Berto article on gearing. I didn't realize that the idea of "compact" gearing existed at the time. i.e. the version...
03-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,615
Posted By juvela

----- for the date a Williams AB77 might...

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for the date a Williams AB77 might well be plausible (nominal launch date '62)

NITOR flat rail pillar & saddle

Brampton Alatet headset

GB sidepull arrestors Sport Mk. III, if...
03-01-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By oneclick

Have a look at these - all Mafac. The leftmost...

Have a look at these - all Mafac. The leftmost has no notch; the second has a saw-cut notch, probably post-manufacture; the third and fourth have factory notches, and they are different - note the...
03-01-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By randyjawa

I ground down a 1/2" drive 16mm socket, years...

I ground down a 1/2" drive 16mm socket, years ago. Twelve point and still working like a charm. Never thought to take a picture but it did happen.
03-01-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By oneclick

I did that, the socket cracked at the corners...

I did that, the socket cracked at the corners after a bit. Then I got a proper six-point socket and ground that down, no cracks yet.
02-26-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By sloar

Black or tan? I know the answer!

I wanted to try blackwall tires to keep the black and red theme. Then I tried the tanwalls, huge difference. Keeping the tans.




...
02-25-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By oneclick

Rule-of-thumb for tapped hole wall thickness is...

Rule-of-thumb for tapped hole wall thickness is 3x thread depth, so for 5x0.8 he'll need about a 10mm web thickness. If he uses 4x.07 that comes down to about 8mm.
02-14-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,068
Posted By Hproduguidon

extension for suicide derailleur ...

extension for suicide derailleur
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02-11-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,230
Posted By patnoe

Advice for 1st restore

I have a bike that is not particularly valuable, but has sentimental value as it is the first bike I bought with my own money when I was 17 years old in 1976, and because I rode it from Boston to...
02-09-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By 2cam16

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some...

You can easily make a headset cup tool with some conduit. Split it down four ways. I made my own and it has held up for a couple of years now:...
02-05-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,049
Posted By bOsscO

Also, curved top tubes remind me of...

Also, curved top tubes remind me of something.....
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02-01-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,388
Posted By noobinsf

I just got 3 sets of dropout adjuster screws from...

I just got 3 sets of dropout adjuster screws from Velo Orange, and they're still available. I could have sworn I saw step down ferrules listed on the site, but I cannot find them anymore.

DO...
01-31-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,125
Posted By randyjawa

Blue - not a good idea for chain ring bolts! ...

Blue - not a good idea for chain ring bolts! Blue just might damage fine threads during removal. I believe that Loctite 222 is for finer threads......
01-25-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,583
Posted By Arbutus

1956 Claud Butler Tour of Britain

I just finished this one. Itís a Claud Butler Tour of Britain from September of 1956, just weeks before the brand (in its original configuration) went belly-up. I didnít get the frame with any of the...
01-24-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By oneclick

Mafac adjuster repair

The inner portion of the Mafac brake adjuster used in the half-hood version is badly designed - the bottom projection is such a thin wall that it bends - and breaks:

...
Replies: 48
Views: 2,829
Posted By miamibeachcg

This was the Marantz - it was a pretty thing (and...

This was the Marantz - it was a pretty thing (and weighed a TON; 39lbs!)
...
01-22-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...Atala Ya are the bicycles Atala makes in...

.
...Atala Ya are the bicycles Atala makes in Italy and exports to Sweden.
01-20-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By Tomm Willians

Cleaned up my 472 Follis

I picked this baby up in Phoenix about 3 weeks ago and just finished getting it back into riding shape. New cables, tires (Veloflex Master 28ís), tape and saddle, thorough clean and polish and sheís...
01-11-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,464
Posted By 76SLT

This was my first time using the shellac method....

This was my first time using the shellac method. I used 3 coats of amber over bright red tape to get this darker red shade. It gave me the look I was shooting for on an old English bike....
01-08-21, 03:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By non-fixie

You need not limit yourself to nutted calipers....

You need not limit yourself to nutted calipers. Should you find a nice period correct pair with recessed bolts, they can be used as well, no drilling required.

The front caliper goes on the rear,...
12-29-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,970
Posted By browngw

The now verified as 1972, the CCM Turismo has...

The now verified as 1972, the CCM Turismo has provided many hours of meaningful (to me) activity. It has been totally dismantled, cleaned, straightened, polished and refitted where required. All...
12-22-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By LibertyFLS

1973/4(?) Falcon San Remo

Picked up this one about 2-3 months ago for $160. Seller was asking 300 but clearly didnít know anything about the bike pr itís components so I totally scored. Didnít know it was a San Remo until I...
12-21-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By Wildwood

If you choose that the obvious black/white is not...

If you choose that the obvious black/white is not exactly the feel you wish to achieve,
brown&dark tan colors for bar wrap+saddle look nice
with creme/ivory frames, silver components and tanwalls....
12-16-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,135
Posted By hwheel72

This is a very respectful question. I'm guessing...

This is a very respectful question. I'm guessing one dull answer might be whatever someone is willing to pay for it. However, Fuji Newest isn't that sought after unless you're a Japanese enthusiast....
12-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,380
Posted By SJX426

Drive train improvements. Benefited both Index...

Drive train improvements. Benefited both Index and friction shifting.
GPS - if you are into that thang!
The internet to find bike stuff and people!
11-24-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 805
Posted By noobinsf

I googled "bicycle brake custom drop bolt," and...

I googled "bicycle brake custom drop bolt," and several interesting images popped up, including this one. It's not my image. Maybe these are being produced or sold somewhere? Or worth reproducing?
...
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