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09-25-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 777
Posted By Doug Fattic

One of the tools that can be really useful in...

One of the tools that can be really useful in laying out masking tape so it will be straight on a tube is aluminum angle that can be bought at almost any hardware store. Get the size that is 3/4'" X...
09-23-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 127,573
Posted By alexihnen

Here’s my first English bike. :) ...

Here’s my first English bike. :)


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09-23-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,717
Posted By rumrunn6

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I...

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I suspect a neighbor has been using a rodent poison so we want to protect him for the rest of his natural life. he's been fine with that, at 16 he...
09-23-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,717
Posted By SJX426

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09-15-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 177,164
Posted By El Chaba

A couple of us came upon this a little while...

A couple of us came upon this a little while back…..I wasn’t sure if I should call the authorities to report a crime scene…....
09-15-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By reburns

My Park TM-1 read 30% low out of the box. I...

My Park TM-1 read 30% low out of the box. I didn’t realize it until I started cracking rims. Even after returning to Park for recalibration, it was still off. I ended up jury rigging my own...
09-14-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,888
Posted By steelbikeguy

Reynolds 531 tubing Reynolds 531 has been in...

Reynolds 531 tubing

Reynolds 531 has been in production for 70 years (as of 2005, when this article was published), so there's no question that it is true classic! The article suggests that...
09-13-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 740
Posted By The Golden Boy

Perhaps we should leave nature alone to its...

Perhaps we should leave nature alone to its simple one-assed schematics.

https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/f0b6d307-b4ed-4e22-b4f0-700ce0b95682...
09-12-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 384,082
Posted By gearbasher

How about pseudo celebrities from British reality...

How about pseudo celebrities from British reality TV? Love Island's Elma Pazar and Georgia Steel.
...
09-10-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 384,082
Posted By oldbobcat

Here's Eli Wallach on a Gios, in a still from the...

Here's Eli Wallach on a Gios, in a still from the TV movie 20 Shades of Pink....
09-07-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,402
Posted By mountaindave

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A bike-boom Peugeot
An oil crisis-fighting mom...
09-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Velo Mule

Aardwolf if you want to try brush painting and...

Aardwolf if you want to try brush painting and are more comfortable with it you can get excellent results. Check out Randy's brush painted bike Brush painted Torpedo...
09-01-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Velo Mule

Depending upon how motivated you are you could...

Depending upon how motivated you are you could even paint the frame in the bathroom if you have a way to hang the frame. Get a big drop cloth and tape it to the walls and of course over the bathtub....
09-01-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 638
Posted By Kilroy1988

They were definitely spray painted in a paint...

They were definitely spray painted in a paint booth with air compressor paint guns. This technique dates back to the 1880s and almost all industrial painting by the turn of the century would have...
08-26-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

ProBikeKit currently has these Vittorias on sale...

ProBikeKit currently has these Vittorias on sale as a two pack for just north of $100. They 28mm wide.

Vittoria Rubino Pro Two-Pack...
08-25-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By bark_eater

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08-14-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By 79pmooney

Tanges are good headsets. Not great. Not...

Tanges are good headsets. Not great. Not Stronglight roller bearing or Chris King but they will get you a solid 8000 miles to where you are now and another 2000 after you go loose ball. I'd put...
08-14-22, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...that original headset doesn't owe you...

.
...that original headset doesn't owe you anything more. I have always had the best luck with replacing entire headsets as a unit, like that Tange you mention in your original post. There are...
08-14-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By CliffordK

I thought it looked like the bearings were spaced...

I thought it looked like the bearings were spaced out quite a bit.

It doesn't cost much to try the loose bearings.

Prime would be good. But, 25 balls would also have no common divisors with...
08-08-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 465
Posted By madpogue

Brass wind instruments don't ring. A closer...

Brass wind instruments don't ring. A closer analogy, anyway, would be to research coated / uncoated cymbals.

(Waiting to see how many posts until someone comes up with a clever "more cowbell"...
08-08-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,357
Posted By livedarklions

Find a line where you are highly visible to...

Find a line where you are highly visible to drivers behind you, and stick to it. If you're diverging from it to the left, signal before you do so.

As a cyclist, I am not an obstacle. I am...
08-07-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,377
Posted By krakhaus

I had a pet squirrel. He died last year. He was a...

I had a pet squirrel. He died last year. He was a great pet and I still miss him a lot....
08-05-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 118,032
Posted By sced

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07-24-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5,414
Views: 613,076
Posted By BTinNYC

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike...

For the first time ever, I gave up on a bike repair. A friend brought over the horrible POS he bought from a cheapo internet retailer.
Skipping details and wasted hours; it needed > $100 to repair,...
07-09-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By gearbasher

I prefer a thicker oil, also. Makes the freehub a...

I prefer a thicker oil, also. Makes the freehub a little quieter. My favorite is Finish Line Wet.
07-06-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,377
Posted By prairiepedaler

Six Reasons Why Vintage Road Bikes Are Better Than Modern Road Bikes

This video might have already made the rounds here, but in case it hasn't:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LbsvTHgBEMs
07-05-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,069
Posted By Cheseldine

West Glacier Bridge. ...

West Glacier Bridge.

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07-01-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 6,069
Posted By botty kayer

We've have one posted already, but here's some...

We've have one posted already, but here's some more of the many bridges crossing the Thames in London.

Westminster bridge...
06-19-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,717
Posted By thinktubes

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06-17-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 384,082
Posted By T-Mar

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot. ...

Jean-Louis Trintignant and Bridgette Bardot.

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06-06-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,676
Posted By davester

Molten Speed Wax, applied using a small slow...

Molten Speed Wax, applied using a small slow cooker/crock pot after thorough removal of petroleum products from the chain. Zero Friction Cycling tests show that this is far superior in terms of...
05-28-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 177,164
Posted By hazetguy

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05-27-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,471
Views: 177,164
Posted By steelbikeguy

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, a scenic stop on...

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge, a scenic stop on Sunday's ride near High Ridge, Missouri (south edge of St. Louis).
The route was recommended to me by the folks at Billy Goat Cycles on Manchester road,...
05-19-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

James May talks Bikes

https://youtu.be/lsuvEENrK44
05-16-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 384,082
Posted By T-Mar

Speaking of Suzy Kendall.... ...

Speaking of Suzy Kendall....
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04-17-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Bianchigirll

While not the lightest those Montherly Route rims...

While not the lightest those Montherly Route rims were nice. I had a pair laced to some Sheriff Star hubs and other than a bent rear axles, I had respaced them to 8spd, I don’t recall ever having an...
04-12-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,617
Posted By P!N20

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on...

...when dual pivot means one on the front, one on the back.
04-05-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 8,363
Posted By SurferRosa

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm...

Pre-1985 tech: down tube friction shifters, 126mm rear spacing, non-aero levers, clips/straps, 700c 32h road clinchers, 7-speed freewheels, steel frames, sidepulls.
04-02-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 118,032
Posted By botty kayer

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03-27-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,888
Posted By steelbikeguy

The Holdsworth brand is a British classic that...

The Holdsworth brand is a British classic that dates back to 1927. Their orange and blue frames were prominent when they sponsored a pro team in the 70's.

...
03-24-22, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By verktyg

Panaracer Pasela Tour Guard Tires

I have Mavic MA2 rims on a lot of bikes.

I've been running Pasela Tour Guard 700 x 25c tires since the beginning of 2007. I have them on at least 20 of my bikes. They don't have the most sporting...
03-24-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By rustystrings61

I've been running basic wire-bead Pasela 28s on...

I've been running basic wire-bead Pasela 28s on MA-2 and MA-3 rims for years with good results.
03-24-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 490
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard,...

In my experience, the Vittoria Zaffiro is a hard, robust, somewhat heavy, and long lasting tire--- but not fast--- so maybe similar to Tuffo S33. The Panaracer Pasela is a great tire with a nice...
02-27-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By 70sSanO

This is not in response to the safe amount of...

This is not in response to the safe amount of dishing, but it does relate to trying to get a 130mm FH close to 126mm.

Having 2 126mm Cannondales and a 126mm Specialized Allez Epic, I am a bit...
02-27-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Under sever pedaling/braking 1/2 your spokes get...

Under sever pedaling/braking 1/2 your spokes get "loaded" and 1/2 get "unloaded". IF tension is already low, the unloaded spokes can have nipples start to unscrew and spokes loosen.
I use linseed...
02-27-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By 79pmooney

Simple trig. Call the spoke length L. Flange...

Simple trig. Call the spoke length L. Flange distance to CL, drive-side d1. Flange distance to non-drive-side d2. Angle of drive-side spoke alpha, non-drive-side beta.

Now, the forces. The...
02-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By Bill Kapaun

Your NDS tension will be 44% of DS tension. I...

Your NDS tension will be 44% of DS tension.
I like at least 65 kgf on the NDS which would mean the DS would have to be 146 kgf.
130 kgf tends to be my absolute max.

Using a 2.5mm offset rim...
02-24-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,402
Posted By CMAW

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***

The lay of the land
Cobbles, passive agressive
Like earth’s little teeth
02-24-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,717
Posted By JohnDThompson

Oh, yes. He made an appearance in a thread a...

Oh, yes. He made an appearance in a thread a couple years ago:

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02-08-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By noobinsf

When the cable has tension, the tab sits out and...

When the cable has tension, the tab sits out and the top of A rests against B. When you press A, it snugs under B to give you more space at the caliper. I had these on my Motobecane a couple of years...
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