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02-07-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,022
Posted By non-fixie

As long as the survivors perceive your legacy as...

As long as the survivors perceive your legacy as garbage, it is not much of a problem. Neither for you nor for them.

It's when they share your love of "nice things" that things will get more...
01-19-23, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,302
Posted By HeikoS69

After a long time again a catalog with Rebour...

After a long time again a catalog with Rebour drawings, the Goéland catalog.

Such a catalog was also reprinted in Heine's VBQ 14, Winter 2005.

The earliest possible publication date of this...
01-14-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By SoCaled

Surprisingly there seem to be more Paramounts...

Surprisingly there seem to be more Paramounts than "cross" variety Schwinn's. Not a single Crosspoint in nationwide Craigslist search, 1 Crosscut 20"
Did find one clean Crisscross - 22" Same frame,...
01-11-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By ehcoplex

Bit of follow up.... I cut a section from a a...

Bit of follow up.... I cut a section from a a 5/8" (I think..) bolt and ground it into a sort of rounded triangle cross section. Dremel'd & sanded a channel in a piece of scrap maple, cut a piece of...
01-08-23, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 528,401
Posted By Doge

I suck - right? The fastest (juniors) are...

I suck - right? The fastest (juniors) are ignored while we pay attention to a group that has 1/10 to 1/100th the participants. You did that. You helped create that.

I saw this 10 maybe 20...
12-21-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,471
Posted By 52telecaster

NEither my girl or me is fast but we met when she...

NEither my girl or me is fast but we met when she took a job where I bicycled to work. Her only transport was a Walmart bike. I gave her one of my inexpensive but solid builds. 6 years later we ride,...
10-10-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,315
Posted By Maelochs

Your lights help others see you .... first sign...

Your lights help others see you .... first sign of selfishness. As is his right. Butthole move, and if you are a cyclist you should know this In Youerr Opinion there was no need for him to ride...
10-09-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,315
Posted By Koyote

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist. ...

You came on a cycling forum to bash a cyclist.

This should be fun.
09-01-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 712
Posted By 63rickert

I do not know what Mercian and Argos are using...

I do not know what Mercian and Argos are using currently. Paint industry has changed enormously in recent years. Twenty or seventy years ago I could give you some idea how it worked. Paint in England...
08-24-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7,038
Views: 528,401
Posted By Doge

Daniel is now a Pilot Instructor. He'll be part...

Daniel is now a Pilot Instructor. He'll be part of the largest pilot training group in the USA for the next 4 years.
He still rides....
08-09-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,747
Posted By Germany_chris

These threads would be so much simpler if people...

These threads would be so much simpler if people just said I prefer disc/rim brakes instead of creating situations out of whole cloth to prove something
06-29-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1992) DIAMOND BACK Overdrive Comp

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,883
Posted By Psimet2001

I don't even know where to start with this one....

I don't even know where to start with this one. You don't know me and made a 100% incorrect assumption as a result. If you work in heavy industrial metal fab then I am sure you work with items I...
06-12-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By SpeedofLite

45 Years Ago: June 1977 in Bicycling! magazine

Articles/columns included are:
QUESTION MAN
"Kentucky's Cave Country"
"Chester County, Pennsylvania"
"Which Brake Levers for Small Hands"
"Toe Clips: How They Increase Pedaling Efficiency"
...
06-12-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,729,114
Posted By Germany_chris

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06-10-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,208
Posted By livedarklions

It's such a stupid viewpoint that expressing it...

It's such a stupid viewpoint that expressing it automatically makes you smug. What you say is absolutely and literally true of any activity you engage in anywhere. Any time you go out of your home BY...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,883
Posted By Psimet2001

No. There is no benefit for the rider. All real...

No. There is no benefit for the rider. All real benefits are on the manufacturing side. They are less expensive to mold and there is less scrap. The tradeoffs on the rider side of absolutely little...
05-29-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 145
Posted By SpeedofLite

If not me, then who? :) From the the article...

If not me, then who? :)

From the the article "Full-Tilt Boogie at the Vegas Bike Show".
Unfortunately, the article was essentially a photo collage with short descriptions and this is all they had...
05-27-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,726
Posted By greasemonkey

New build : Touring/bikepacking

Hey guys,
Long time lurker around here.
I've been trying to sell a perfectly good MTB 26" wheel size for a while now, and it seems nobody seems to care about this wheel size anymore.
Good excuse...
05-26-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By Catnap

Zunow KYGM 650B Restoration

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Two years ago, as the COVID pandemic was sweeping across the...
05-22-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,970
Posted By poprad

So the day after... Once the white smoke...

So the day after...
Once the white smoke cleared from above the Vatican and the angels ceased their melody, I collected my thoughts and committed to a group ride with the "slow group" of the ACBO....
05-21-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 736
Posted By tgot

Here's the rear support, between the dropouts. I...

Here's the rear support, between the dropouts. I used beefy lag bolts, because it is just friction that keeps this part from rotating.
...
05-06-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 8,569
Posted By Bald Paul

And here's the story of Mr Hyde Who killed a...

And here's the story of Mr Hyde
Who killed a cyclist on his ride
He lost in court
Must do his time
12 years or more for homicide.
04-30-22, 06:29 PM
04-26-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,657
Posted By dork

Bumping an ancient thread to say YOU ROCK. Just...

Bumping an ancient thread to say YOU ROCK. Just ordered a set for my 1990 Rockhopper with brakes like this. I was thinking I'd have to pull the trigger on a V-brake upgrade. I also have some of the...
04-05-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,729,114
Posted By zen_

Better cash in my steel gravel bike chips while...

Better cash in my steel gravel bike chips while they are hot...the only thing better than one, is two! Haven't decided whether to go with an old style silver quill stem on the Schwinn, or just use a...
Forum: Northeast
04-03-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 20,650
Posted By Attilio

I am almost completely sure it is not allowed...

I am almost completely sure it is not allowed however there are some factors that make it practical for riding trails.


Been doing it a while it's not a problem. You are fast enough, quiet enough...
04-02-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,729,114
Posted By franswa

Soma fam. Finally got a wash and installed new...

Soma fam. Finally got a wash and installed new tires. Easiest tubeless set up yet on my hoops. No tricks needed - just mounted and pumped up with a floor pump.

...
04-02-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 5,303
Views: 3,729,114
Posted By ColonelSanders

What a beauty. :love:

What a beauty. :love:
03-31-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,891
Posted By montanaviking

freehub disassembly

I have to respectfully disagree.
1. Your freehub body might be OK but is malfunctioning due to dirt and water intrusion.
2. 1. might be true AND a new freehub body might not be available for sale....
Forum: Framebuilders
03-27-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,413
Posted By guy153

Chinese Trek welding

Having made a new frame and fork for my Trek 520 Tourer (actually few components are original to the Trek anyway) I thought I'd have a closer look at the welds on the old one. None of this is...
03-22-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: March 1982 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
"Close-Up: A Soviet Cycle-Tourist"
Guest Columnist: "Going, Going, Gone!" (author goes to a police bicycle auction)

The following articles in this issue were...
03-16-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,819
Posted By prj71

Your world must be crumbling down.

Your world must be crumbling down.
03-12-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,970
Posted By poprad

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And that's it for this post. I was invited upstairs for a glass or two of...
03-08-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Aardwolf

Tension Meter Calibration Curve Equation

Hiya Folks,
I've got a cheapy spoke tension meter (ZTTO TC-1) which apparently has the same conversion table as the ParK Tool TM-1.
Previously I've tried the Park Tool app...
03-03-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,648
Posted By 63rickert

This is purely politics and does not belong here....

This is purely politics and does not belong here.

In his letter M. Jacques states the UCI is obliged to be politically neutral. Then goes on to do something purely political.

Any time in past...
02-27-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By ColonelSanders

What's wrong with a bit of 'show & tell'? :foo: ...

What's wrong with a bit of 'show & tell'? :foo:

I always enjoy seeing new stuff people have and many of the discussions that showing it off, brings about.
02-27-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,676
Posted By chaadster

New Repair Stand day! Park PCS 10.3

In a major improvement to my CLQ (cycling life quality), I finally upgraded my old repair stand to a new Park PCS 10.3 with the add-on tool tray and handlebar holder.

Wow…this is huge for me,...
02-23-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,658
Posted By Frkl

@ US Consumer, "We, the cycling press, as dutiful...

@ US Consumer, "We, the cycling press, as dutiful mouthpieces of the marketing departments of bike makers, would like to tell you something that has absolutely nothing to do with our need to sell...
02-21-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1985) SCHWINN Super Le Tour

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,651
Posted By timtak

My Look is still going strong but there is...

My Look is still going strong but there is another UPS Trek 5200 for sale at 630 (inc tax and delivery within Japan) it has been re-equipped with 3x10 speed Tiagra and I keep looking at it. I like...
02-12-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By trainman999

Next up Hedset and seat post ...

Next up Hedset and seat post
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hedset greased up and ready for assembly...
02-06-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,908
Posted By sdmc530

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action...

Ahhh.... your complaining about a legal action and probably the safest way to ride in this situation to a cycling group?

Can't attest to running a red light but if traffic is as busy as you say...
02-06-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,908
Posted By SalsaShark

Just use the other lane and pass them....seems...

Just use the other lane and pass them....seems easy enough, no?
02-06-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 9,908
Posted By theblackbullet

If they were riding single file, were you going...

If they were riding single file, were you going to buzz them to get past?

If you're sitting in traffic on peachtree, it's because of the other cars in your way, not because of cyclists.
02-03-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By smontanaro

Revival of old Classic Rendezvous Mailing List Archives

Several years ago I acquired most of the archives of the old bikelist.org-hosted Classic Rendezvous mailing list from Alex Wetmore and quickly tossed up a static version of the archives at...
02-01-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By bamboobike4

Chinook ...

Chinook

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01-27-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 12,003
Posted By Kapusta

Gravel bikes are a cynical marketing experiment...

Gravel bikes are a cynical marketing experiment where bicycles companies try to sell bikes that people like to ride.
01-23-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 744
Posted By SpeedofLite

40 Years Ago: January 1982 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this post are:
The Open Road (short news items)
Technical Q & A

The following article(s) in this issue were posted previously:...
01-16-22, 01:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,150
Posted By cjenrick

and> ...

and>
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