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11-24-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By JulesCW

65 cm 1984 Specialized Expedition

12/27 SOLD EDIT 12/09/2022 Now $750! Before I go put this on the Bay I'll try a price drop here. Was asking $850 net to me plus shipping, now asking $750 net plus shipping at actual cost. One...
10-05-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,884
Posted By DQRider

You're welcome. I've opted for a newer, more...

You're welcome. I've opted for a newer, more common bike for my winter beater: an early `90s Diamondback Apex. This was their second tier under the Axis, and came equipped with all Deore LX...
10-04-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By Clang

Not wild about the chrome fork, but for the price...

Not wild about the chrome fork, but for the price I couldn't complain.Diamondback Axis - $25 (Prior Lake, MN)https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/dak/bik/d/prior-lake-diamondback-axis/7541638959.html
...
09-11-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 725
Posted By rccardr

Lemon Pledge.

Lemon Pledge.
09-10-22, 04:58 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 26,022
Posted By JaccoW

Off to Berlin

Well, I'm off to Berlin. Going for a full camping outfit with some new bags.
Weather isn't great, quite some rain expected, but at least it's not going to be too cold.

I do want to quickly share...
08-26-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By Clang

Gunnar Hot Dog - $350 (Edina,...

Gunnar Hot Dog - $350 (Edina, MN)https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/d/minneapolis-gunnar-hot-dog-road-bike/7526242136.html
...
08-17-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By The Golden Boy

You know I'm born to lose And gamblin' is for...

You know I'm born to lose
And gamblin' is for fools
but that's the way I like it, baby
I don't want to live forever.
08-11-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By Clang

Cannondale - free (Rochester, MN) ...

Cannondale - free (Rochester, MN)
https://tinyurl.com/3wp3txh8
...
08-11-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,287
Posted By merziac

PSA, new PDW knit gloves

Very, very nice IMO, $29

They make good stuff.

These will sell out, I bet. ;)
...
08-08-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 917
Posted By Froyd Stellar

A 1985 Schwinn World Sport to inspire or infuriate

I fully understand that some people won't take kindly at the kind of bastardizing I inflicted on this poor Schwinn, but this "restoration" project was a lot of fun and a great learning experience for...
08-07-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By DQRider

Thank you, Clang!

I went and picked this up tonight. What is that, 2 or 3 bikes that I've bought, that Clang brought to my attention? You do us a great service here on this forum, Mr. Clang.

If you ever want to get...
08-05-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,221
Posted By thinktubes

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52206695836_27...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52206695836_273e948662_k.jpg
08-05-22, 12:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,221
Posted By Drillium Dude

It sure is; seen here guarded by another icon: ...

It sure is; seen here guarded by another icon:

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DD
07-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By Narhay

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km

I'm awarding bonus mileage of 7.5km
07-22-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By zukahn1

As last follow up before this challenge ends the...

As last follow up before this challenge ends the Motive Stone Grinder is working great as a cargo bike turns out with the slightly heavier weight and good balance it works nice for slightly heavy...
07-21-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By Andy_K

At last, freed from the tyrany of the $108 budget...

At last, freed from the tyrany of the $108 budget (since I completed my miles within the parameters of the challenge), here is an update on my Centurion with decals from lettering.com applied.
...
06-15-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 906
Posted By Andy_K

C'est fini! -- PX-10 content

After many trials and travails, I think I have finally finished my Peugeot PX-10 Super Deluxe build. Sort of. There are still a few details to be worked out. The headset is loose. The seatpost binder...
06-08-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By Andy_K

I still like the Paramount more.

I still like the Paramount more.
06-08-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By Andy_K

https://i.imgflip.com/6j0zfr.jpg That...

https://i.imgflip.com/6j0zfr.jpg

That Serotta is an amazing deal. The shifters alone are worth $60 even if they aren't working.
06-08-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 24,523
Posted By philpeugeot

Never thought anyone would top the clunker...

Never thought anyone would top the clunker Paramount!
06-07-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By bwilli88

I also agree that the Swift tire Sand Canyon...

I also agree that the Swift tire Sand Canyon tires are remarkably similar to Paselas. I really like them....
06-06-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,027
Posted By davester

The other possibility is to get these: ...

The other possibility is to get these:

https://www.swifttire.com/product/sand-canyon-27-x-1-38-folding-tan/.

No wider than the Pasela 27x1-1/4, but definitely sturdier. I use them on my...
05-03-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By WGB

Run! Posted 2hrs ago ...

Run!

Posted 2hrs ago

​​​​​​https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/bik/d/atlantic-beach-bruce-gordon-road-bike/7478910820.html

​​​​​​Bruce Gordon Road bike - $225 (Atlantic Beach)Custom built in...
04-19-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 529
Posted By AliH

Claud Butler for my daughter

My 14 year old needed a new bike so we went to our local collective (www.commonwheel.org.uk or check out their unofficial page full of judgement! https://uncommonwheel.weebly.com/)

Without any of...
04-16-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By Bianchigirll

it looks like they are about to sacrifice it

it looks like they are about to sacrifice it
04-11-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 835
Posted By SurferRosa

I could never figure out The Tubes. Was it...

I could never figure out The Tubes. Was it supposed to be like Spinal Tap, but without the catchy, funny songs? I vote to get rid of The Tubes and replace it with something good, like Pavement.
03-20-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By PilotFishBob

Springtime for Hetchins

Yes, recently re-watched "The Producers". Finally finished up a project I'd alluded to in other threads without specifics, a 1950 Hetchins - either a SuperSport or a Nulli Secundus. Based what I've...
03-05-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,335
Posted By CliffordK

Precisely. And the reason why a 1970's...

Precisely.

And the reason why a 1970's department store bike might be able to be resurrected for the cost of a tube of grease and a few tires, but no shop wants to touch it.
02-21-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 438,062
Posted By SurferRosa

Self-proclaimed townie...

Self-proclaimed townie (https://www.marshallheadphones.com/us/en/marshall-backstage/homeward-bound/j-mascis.html) J Mascis says he likes to wake up, drink coffee, write for an hour, ride the bike for...
02-02-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By merziac

"w/o Brooks saddle" This always chaps me,...

"w/o Brooks saddle"

This always chaps me, take the damn thing off.

When I see a pic "with" the Brooks, it is already factored in and becomes the deal breaker that was never included.

This is...
01-29-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,350
Posted By bikemig

+ 1. There is a lot to be said for an old MTB as...

+ 1. There is a lot to be said for an old MTB as a commuter. They're stout bikes with good handling characteristics for busy city streets. This is mine:
...
01-29-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,350
Posted By Doug Fattic

The Dutch know exactly how to ride short...

The Dutch know exactly how to ride short distances in the city in regular clothes. Take a tip from them. They aren't trying to ride their racing bikes to get groceries. They also don't try to ride...
01-27-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 438,062
Posted By T-Mar

In memorial to recently departed actress Yvette...

In memorial to recently departed actress Yvette Mimieux (January 8, 1942 - January 17, 2022). Best known for her iconic portrayal of the Eloi maiden Weena, in the 1960 film version of H.G. Well's...
01-04-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By cb400bill

https://www.jaysmarine.com/reynolds_aluminumtubing...

https://www.jaysmarine.com/reynolds_aluminumtubing.jpg
12-08-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 928
Posted By billytwosheds

A tall drink of water 65cm Ron Cooper

So the story goes that a gentleman was selling this bike on behalf of his girlfriend, whose previous husband had ridden the bike in a couple Ironmans in the 80's. A tall guy. He passed away about...
11-13-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By Vonruden

Thank You!! My son, a 6í7 high school Senior now...

Thank You!! My son, a 6í7 high school Senior now has a bike for College next year.

...
11-01-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,738
Posted By nlerner

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to...

If it were me, it would be a waste of my time to pitch a fit or contact the owner or protest. I'd simply never go there again.
11-01-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,738
Posted By Shady Rascal

I've got a policy against going to my LBS. ...

I've got a policy against going to my LBS.

So I guess that works out.
10-31-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By BlueDevil63

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/dsc04968_86b82e555717ce82e39d7776b9afca036b514982.jpg...
10-23-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By xiaoman1

RUN..... ...

RUN.....
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bop/d/seattle-vintage-zeus-bike-frame-59cm/7397217679.html...
10-22-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,134
Posted By Alsobay

Trek 2500. Picked up yesterday and imagine the surprise.

So while searching OfferUp under Dura-Ace, I stumbled onto an ad for a 1987 Trek. Pictures were not great. Blurry and foggy at best. Reached out to the seller and decided to make an offer prior to...
10-19-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 919
Posted By The Thin Man

Suntour 888 Barcon / Bar End Ratcheting Power Shifter Instructions Scan

When a new part is purchased, it usually comes with some kind of instruction pamphlet but most of the time, we toss them. But, some people don't. I found this Suntour 888 Barcon / Bar End Ratcheting...
10-07-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 793
Posted By sloar

My new favorite bike

Which happens to be my cheapest. But whatís not to love? Reynolds 531 frame with 700x32 tires, triple crankset and rack mounts. All on a racing geometry frame. Itís ugly but a sublime ride.



...
09-07-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,104
Posted By BFisher

Don't take it seriously. It was a troll post, as...

Don't take it seriously. It was a troll post, as are most of the person's posts.
06-29-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,102
Posted By victorm

Done deal

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3c764f35_5377_44a1_af3c_27504f4a43fd_d12ea6c75cdaa9adf3352653d5066e69b449133f.jpeg...
06-22-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,440
Posted By Bogester

1983 Schwinn Superior/ Paramount? project is on the road!

Greetings,
Iíve had this kind of mysterious Superior frame awhile and finally put it together. Itís an 83 SuperiorÖlast year they made them. It was likely made at Waterford as Paramount builds...
06-20-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By merziac

Maybe just me but that paint looks sketch as can...

Maybe just me but that paint looks sketch as can be from here. :twitchy:

As does $2K :wtf:
06-17-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By sheddle

I swear, every few months or so I'm made aware of...

I swear, every few months or so I'm made aware of another type of Columbus tubing I've never heard of before.
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,926
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
06-08-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 75,565
Views: 12,331,342
Posted By sheddle

Those purple anodized rims are 100% sick, too....

Those purple anodized rims are 100% sick, too. Get it just for those.
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