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11-28-23, 07:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,113
Posted By Steel Charlie

Amazing how many answers there are searching...

Amazing how many answers there are searching endlessly for their question
11-26-23, 08:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,933
Posted By Doug Fattic

X3speeed, you might want to explore the highest...

X3speeed, you might want to explore the highest quality option on a frame I made for the daughter of a close friend a long time ago (I'm not modest), I have a complete bicycle with a 61cm ST with a...
11-22-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,113
Posted By Erzulis Boat

The 3 "lightening" holes were driving me crazy....

The 3 "lightening" holes were driving me crazy. It couldn't be aircraft, so what else tries to be lighter? Could it really be some obscure bike thing?

I just went down the rabbit hole into oddball...
11-22-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,113
Posted By Erzulis Boat

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Motherfu**in Scotland Yard here boys!

Transfer system for...
11-21-23, 04:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,113
Posted By gearbasher

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU_Gd623HJo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU_Gd623HJo
11-20-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By Robvolz

ctc i know Raleigh uses inches ill take a...

ctc
i know Raleigh uses inches

ill take a pic of the tape, from the center of the crank up the seatpost
11-17-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Psa
Views: 1,310
Posted By repechage

Parts arrived today. modern logistics are...

Parts arrived today.

modern logistics are curious, UPS to USPS- actual transit time was reasonable.

they have put up another sale, got email yesterday.
11-14-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Psa
Views: 1,310
Posted By repechage

thanks. and I am in the same state. maybe...

thanks.
and I am in the same state.
maybe reinforces the NorCal folk just not liking the SoCal inhabitants

received call- reportedly to ship today.
pedal dust caps went out of stock in the last...
11-14-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 28
Psa
Views: 1,310
Posted By repechage

I have ordered in the past. No issues. today is...

I have ordered in the past. No issues.
today is 11/15.
order placed 11/1, cc charged.
11/8 stated it would go out the next day.
they see the order, no answer as to why it has not shipped. Need to...
11-12-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By bironi

Maybe it's my age, but I liked that perspective. ...

Maybe it's my age, but I liked that perspective.
It was nice to see the concern and kindness from the medical staff.
Although the team support staff wanted anybody who might stay upright and pedal...
11-10-23, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By Vitma

Thank you so much. Perfect timing with the longer...

Thank you so much. Perfect timing with the longer Veterans Day weekend in the US.

Reminded me on the documentary A Sunday in Hell from 1976. Not a fast paced documentary. I loved it.
11-10-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By bironi

Thank you Hobbiano. I had to be patient with...

Thank you Hobbiano.
I had to be patient with the initial wobbly film shots, but was glad I gave it the time.
Byron
11-10-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By juvela

----- thanks so much for sharing this find! ...

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thanks so much for sharing this find! :thumb:

Luxembourger champion Charly Gaul competing in the Giro of 1961 for the Gazzola - Fiorelli team -
...
11-10-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for posting this. I just finished it,...

Thanks for posting this. I just finished it, very nice view into parts of pro cycling that we don't see watching the race coverage.
Brent
11-10-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 658
Posted By gugie

If you're a Premium Member (looks like you are...

If you're a Premium Member (looks like you are from the little yellow jersey next to your handle), Bike Forums will embed the video. If you'd rather just have a link, go to tinyurl.com...
11-08-23, 02:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By Kabuki12

I got one of the Sugino Bottom Bracket tools...

I got one of the Sugino Bottom Bracket tools pictured above in a box of bicycle tools from a retired racer . I have had really good luck getting some pretty stubborn fixed cups loose . I have put the...
11-07-23, 02:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By seypat

Mount it in a vise on the horizontal plane, and...

Mount it in a vise on the horizontal plane, and turn the whole bike.
11-02-23, 02:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,608
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Some more detail shots. ...

Some more detail shots.

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10-31-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,349
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Please don't spread these historical frames....

Please don't spread these historical frames. 126mm is perfectly fine. Stay with your Shimano 600 groupset, and find a FH-6401 7 speed HG hub which will fit in that 126mm dropout. You can run a 7...
10-30-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 750
Posted By madpogue

Bias, maybe, but I just don't see the appeal to...

Bias, maybe, but I just don't see the appeal to "restore" a bike-boom-level bike. The frame material is most likely hi-ten at best, and you'd have to have a real soft spot for chrome steel rims with...
10-27-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Brewsmith

Just the calipers left! $27 shipped and they're...

Just the calipers left! $27 shipped and they're yours.
10-18-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,085,747
Posted By Roger M

I've posted a picture of this bike here before,...

I've posted a picture of this bike here before, but not with any overnight gear. I did an overnight trip on Orcas Island in July. I changed it from a compact double to the half-step thing you see...
10-18-23, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,085,747
Posted By VintageRide

1985 Norco Magnum GT - definitely a sport tourer...

1985 Norco Magnum GT - definitely a sport tourer and more for riding around town, the Rene Herse Barlow Pass 700C x 38 tires go a long way to making it quite comfortable. There were some rather...
10-17-23, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 1,085,747
Posted By polymorphself

Girlfriend with her recently acquired Ď83 720. ...

Girlfriend with her recently acquired Ď83 720.

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10-16-23, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21,309
Views: 2,850,258
Posted By northbend

Got out in between weather systems yesterday. ...

Got out in between weather systems yesterday.
Up n over Snoqualmie Ridge to Fall City…
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53260566978_5b52d70465_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2p9sjZy)Before it rains...
10-15-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 666
Posted By Chuckk

Maybe the headset should have been 30.2 outside...

Maybe the headset should have been 30.2 outside (standard) instead of 30mm (JIS and Raleigh)?
https://www.sheldonbrown.com/cribsheet-headsets.html
10-12-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21,309
Views: 2,850,258
Posted By SurferRosa

Around town. Hey, Mountain's out! ...

Around town. Hey, Mountain's out!

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A nice sign...
10-12-23, 06:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By bikemike73

Fs. Colnago Super 1975

Time to thin the heard....

condition is an 8.5 out of 10
The Colnago Super 1975 is all original except for tires which are new. Tubular tires....Put maybe 10 miles on them.
newbar tape and hoods...
10-06-23, 07:46 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By hopperja

I don't get a chance to bike commute often these...

I don't get a chance to bike commute often these days, but fortunately for me today was one of those days. This is on a paved trail on the way home.

...
10-04-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By Robvolz

Yes from the center bolt of the BB, up the seat...

Yes
from the center bolt of the BB, up the seat tube, the center of the top tube where it meets the seat tube

Iím not MASI (why Faliero, why??)
10-04-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,608
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

3D Printing: New Tech Helps Old Tech

Like the post title says, for the first time, there's a new contributor to my restorative efforts in the mix. I recently picked up a 3D printer with the primary intent of it aiding my self-employment...
10-03-23, 10:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,608
Posted By mhespenheide

I don't think those lugs are physically long...

I don't think those lugs are physically long enough to have perpendicular cuts to the tubes and then plug into shouldered sockets. If you think about where the bottom of the tube has to end, the top...
10-03-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By Iowhat

The expedition was made 1983, 1984, 1985. Some...

The expedition was made 1983, 1984, 1985. Some frame differences: '83 had clamp-on DT shifters, no "S" logo on fork crown. '84 has braze-on DT shifters, but no "S" logo on fork crown; '85 has...
10-03-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By The Golden Boy

I can't tell if you know this- but the two...

I can't tell if you know this- but the two relatively close big rings and the bail out gearing is referred to as "half-step and a granny."

It was originally conceived for a 5 gear rear end, so...
10-03-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By hopperja

I'm really enjoying the gearing changes I made......

I'm really enjoying the gearing changes I made... IRD 7 speed freewheel 13-32, 26 t small ring, and 36t middle ring. With the stock gearing, I felt like I didn't have a low enough first gear for...
10-03-23, 10:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By hopperja

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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10-02-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,979
Posted By bikemig

This might be a BF first. We are 23 posts into a...

This might be a BF first. We are 23 posts into a thread and no one has pointed out the lack of a drive side pic until now . . . :)
10-02-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 711
Posted By Slowride79

Iím arranging to pick up this weekend. Iíll share...

Iím arranging to pick up this weekend. Iíll share progress with everyone. Would this have originally been intended to sport 700c or 27Ē ?
10-02-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,608
Posted By jdawginsc

Could the weight difference not be the tubes, but...

Could the weight difference not be the tubes, but the trek integrated head tube and joints compared to the thinner lugged Ď84.

And Tange 1 is under-rated stuff. Nishiki built some great frames (or...
09-30-23, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bergz

Been on a ride on the "REK" today, rides very...

Been on a ride on the "REK" today, rides very well with a comfortable position probably due to the swept back bars and of course the lowered bb!
Sorry, I don't know anything about the weld, I...
09-30-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By Bergz

Thanks for all the replies, I'm sorry for those...

Thanks for all the replies, I'm sorry for those I've upset...
In New Zealand old MTB have no value whatsoever and this Trek was destined for the steel furnace when "rescued". The local...
09-30-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,364
Posted By rccardr

Not something I would do, but admire the...

Not something I would do, but admire the inventiveness and ambition.
Please keep is informed regarding ride quality, road worthiness and how well the surface treatment holds up.
09-30-23, 12:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,739
Posted By abdon

I was going to say more but I give up. The only...

I was going to say more but I give up. The only good news here is that bottom brackets are cheap.
09-29-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,739
Posted By merziac

If you think a hammer and screwdriver will do,...

If you think a hammer and screwdriver will do, you are confused, if you don't have the correct tools when you need them then you will have problems just as you are now.

The fixed cup needs to be...
09-29-23, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,056
Views: 808,046
Posted By capnjonny

Here are the latest builds I've done for the Bike...

Here are the latest builds I've done for the Bike Exchange .
The first is an 70's Bertoni Corsa Mondiale . Some have downgraded it because it was a contract build but I have to say the frame has all...
09-28-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,965
Posted By uprightbent

Guess I missed 7-28 so here's my 728...... ...

Guess I missed 7-28 so here's my 728......
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09-27-23, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,965
Posted By sthurman

Mostly original

Here is a photo of my 84 Trek 720, almost all original except the saddle and wheelset (I have the original wheels stored). I think these tires are 700x39mm...
09-27-23, 08:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,170
Posted By panzerwagon

On some of my builds, even that's a stretch.

On some of my builds, even that's a stretch.
09-27-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,170
Posted By Classtime

Every bit you put on that Norco Tourer can be put...

Every bit you put on that Norco Tourer can be put on your next bike or several bikes. I see it as money in the bank.
09-27-23, 07:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,170
Posted By Fredo76

Ten $100 decisions are easier to make than one...

Ten $100 decisions are easier to make than one $1000 decision.
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