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08-13-22, 02:44 PM
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Posted By leftthread

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/cfcf4cdc_e793_4ed0_a6ae_f49f76865eb9_627166a4f4c95801ca36237dd0117f584fd7b057.jpeg

Box of bits from an estate sale, including this.
08-12-22, 08:32 PM
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Views: 205,331
Posted By leftthread

Donated a cf frame to Dream Bikes co-op in MKE. ...

Donated a cf frame to Dream Bikes co-op in MKE.
I put a ton of miles on that frame.
I won't bother with a photo of it, since when I first posted the build to Fifty-plus forum, it drew resounding...
08-09-22, 12:31 PM
08-09-22, 09:06 AM
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Views: 680
Posted By leftthread

What is the bell on this build?

What is the bell on this build?
08-08-22, 04:06 PM
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Views: 680
Posted By leftthread

Cool paint. And thanks for the hint on...

Cool paint.
And thanks for the hint on repurposing that pile of Fastex clips.
08-04-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 481
Posted By leftthread

Katana tubing is Tange Infinity?

Katana tubing is Tange Infinity?
08-03-22, 01:30 PM
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Views: 2,399
Posted By leftthread

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

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08-02-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 268
Posted By leftthread

You might want to shift it off of the large/large...

You might want to shift it off of the large/large combination.

I would just keep the original Biopace. The chainrings don't look that worn.
But check the chain wear with the proper tool and if...
07-21-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,131
Posted By leftthread

Include a fifth category: fixed cup removal only...

Include a fifth category: fixed cup removal only to install a cartridge bb.
07-21-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,078
Posted By leftthread

Oooh-la-la, a twofer. "2 matching set...

Oooh-la-la, a twofer.

"2 matching set Vintage road bikes - $100 (Manitowoc)"
https://sheboygan.craigslist.org/bik/d/manitowoc-matching-set-vintage-road/7511232335.html

...
07-18-22, 05:12 PM
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Posted By leftthread

On one of my regular routes today I heard a large...

On one of my regular routes today I heard a large piston-engined aircraft approaching.
Turned to look and it was a B-29, low and slow, one of two that are still flying.
07-14-22, 09:28 PM
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Posted By leftthread

Lots of bikes at this estate sale in Chicago: ...

Lots of bikes at this estate sale in Chicago:

https://www.estatesales.net/IL/Willow-Springs/60480/3337968
07-03-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 651
Posted By leftthread

I have a 750 and would agree: just try using the...

I have a 750 and would agree: just try using the existing Matrix Titan Tour 700c rims and fit the widest tires possible on them first.
On the hybrid forum 45s seem to be workable.
I would try other...
07-03-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By leftthread

Tange Big Fork!

Tange Big Fork!
06-28-22, 04:26 PM
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Posted By leftthread

Another brilliantly clear day yesterday with 71...

Another brilliantly clear day yesterday with 71 miles past dairy cows and farm fields.
06-24-22, 11:36 AM
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Views: 2,740
Posted By leftthread

Anyone know if the pressure gauge can be reset? ...

Anyone know if the pressure gauge can be reset?
There are two small screws on the underside of the dial gauge.
Mine reads at 15 psi, probably because I knocked it over once too often.
Replacement...
06-16-22, 08:35 PM
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Views: 600,263
Posted By leftthread

Added a Brooks B17 to the double-squish plus-size...

Added a Brooks B17 to the double-squish plus-size mtb.
Overhauled the wheels from a Cimarron.
The first Roma tomato appeared on the vine.
Trying to grow sunflowers from seeds, but the squirrels...
06-09-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,544
Posted By leftthread

I regard this thread as official permission to...

I regard this thread as official permission to ditch the sub-par oem calipers on at least one bike in the stable and go splurge.
06-09-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,443
Posted By leftthread

Well, I cleaned out the Lowe Alpine waist pack I...

Well, I cleaned out the Lowe Alpine waist pack I use before a long ride today and found a stack of really stale Oreos in a sandwich bag and half a spark plug, so there's that.
06-09-22, 03:24 PM
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Posted By leftthread

Beautiful day with really clear air, total of 79...

Beautiful day with really clear air, total of 79 miles.
06-05-22, 05:17 PM
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Views: 28,713
Posted By leftthread

https://youtu.be/XNP5wkSy1RM

https://youtu.be/XNP5wkSy1RM
06-02-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 692
Posted By leftthread

Maybe place your bike on trainer and take some...

Maybe place your bike on trainer and take some video of yourself pedaling to get an idea of what your current fit looks like to an outside observer.

Back in the day when I worked at an aquatics...
05-10-22, 08:50 PM
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Posted By leftthread

Several years ago I got a chance to fly in one....

Several years ago I got a chance to fly in one. What an experience, looking out through the nose where the bombardier sat.
05-08-22, 04:17 PM
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Posted By leftthread

"Gee, the car seems to be pulling to one side…" ...

"Gee, the car seems to be pulling to one side…"


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05-01-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,606
Posted By leftthread

In an interview with two physical therapists I...

In an interview with two physical therapists I heard, they recommended eating some high-quality protein immediately after finishing a hard workout to aid in recovery.
Another thing I read recently...
04-30-22, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26,354
Views: 2,844,532
Posted By leftthread

Polished off an entire pan of cocoa brownies this...

Polished off an entire pan of cocoa brownies this week.
Month of April: 411 miles of cycling, 36 miles walking.
04-28-22, 01:34 PM
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Views: 177
Posted By leftthread

AVA Stem 80mm

AVA stem, 80mm center to center, 25.0 clamp.
$35 shipped.
Made in France.
145mm total length, 85mm from the top of the stem to the minimum insertion mark.


https://i.imgur.com/ecREaRy.jpg...
04-26-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,419
Posted By leftthread

Looking at CL I found one candidate with Suntour...

Looking at CL I found one candidate with Suntour barcons. Or I could dust off a Miyata I found a long time ago and haven't ridden much at all.
04-26-22, 07:29 PM
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Views: 20,419
Posted By leftthread

In a twist of fate my Clunker Challenge 3 entry...

In a twist of fate my Clunker Challenge 3 entry reappeared on my doorstep last week.The guy I passed it on to asked me to give it a tune-up so he can ride with his grandkids. Cleaned the crank, front...
04-21-22, 01:34 PM
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Posted By leftthread

The Scilla are in bloom in a park on the...

The Scilla are in bloom in a park on the shoreline of Lake Michigan....
04-19-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,230
Posted By leftthread

:)

:)
04-15-22, 06:43 PM
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Views: 450
Posted By leftthread

Clained, paid for and shipped. Thank you!

Clained, paid for and shipped.
Thank you!
04-15-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,419
Posted By leftthread

As luck would have it I encountered a possible...

As luck would have it I encountered a possible candidate at an estate sale yesterday morning after reading this thread.
Mid-70's Schwinn Traveler III for $45.
Nothing fab, but is in the proper size...
04-14-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By leftthread

FS 3TTT bars and stem

3TTT bars and stem combination.
Bars are 37 c to c, 39 from outside edge to outside edge.
Stem is 95mm c to c.
Bars have scoring on the right top and bottom.
Takes 7mm hex.
$45 plus shipping.
...
04-14-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,823
Posted By leftthread

For reference. https://i.imgur.com/cj82nYv.jpg ...

For reference.
https://i.imgur.com/cj82nYv.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/u9In3Kb.jpg
04-14-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 20,419
Posted By leftthread

There should be bonus points awarded for fastest...

There should be bonus points awarded for fastest downhills on these rigs.
04-11-22, 12:30 PM
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Views: 2,421,865
Posted By leftthread

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04-11-22, 12:20 PM
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Views: 205,331
Posted By leftthread

Pile of random French parts. You pay shipping. ...

Pile of random French parts. You pay shipping.
Claimed.

https://i.imgur.com/0iTPs1X.jpg
04-08-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,713
Posted By leftthread

Geez, that Steve Howe.. ...

Geez, that Steve Howe..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nx_GIji9EGw
04-08-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,823
Posted By leftthread

What are the differences between the Racer and...

What are the differences between the Racer and the Competition models?
04-07-22, 07:21 AM
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Views: 205,331
Posted By leftthread

Mafac Racer brakeset, you pay shipping. ...

Mafac Racer brakeset, you pay shipping.

Update: Claimed.
Reference photo:

https://i.imgur.com/4kFZ6yv.jpg
03-29-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,079
Posted By leftthread

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03-27-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 28,713
Posted By leftthread

The The ...

The The
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8Bz4a8lRLk
03-20-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19,258
Views: 2,421,865
Posted By leftthread

Sunny today, hardly any wind, 35 miles. ...

Sunny today, hardly any wind, 35 miles.

Tallied 126 miles last week on the winter beater.

Last ride of last week had wind gusts to 32 and drizzle.
03-19-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26,354
Views: 2,844,532
Posted By leftthread

This past week was pretty good. Six rides over...

This past week was pretty good. Six rides over six days for a total of 126 miles.
Still riding on the winter beater; I hope the rain yesterday and today has washed off enough of the road salt to...
02-11-22, 05:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,416
Posted By leftthread

Meeting a riding buddynwho is usually on a...

Meeting a riding buddynwho is usually on a recumbent tomorrow to walk and photograp stuff. Another riding buddy, a black belt from my martial arts days, have been walking with his new puppy. What a...
02-11-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,416
Posted By leftthread

Well, at least Randy is a fan of walking in the...

Well, at least Randy is a fan of walking in the off-season.
02-11-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,416
Posted By leftthread

Or if you can't ride because of snow/ice/salt,...

Or if you can't ride because of snow/ice/salt, try walking.
02-10-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,690
Views: 859,698
Posted By leftthread

What a bummer.

What a bummer.
02-10-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,690
Views: 859,698
Posted By leftthread

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