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04-22-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,217
Posted By jethin

My two cents: If you have an integrated post you...

My two cents: If you have an integrated post you should exclusively use the soak and vice method. Patience is key. Cut as a very last resort. No old bike is worth using caustic chemicals that could...
04-22-24, 08:33 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,315
Posted By orcas island

Cool! Let us know what you are finding there as...

Cool! Let us know what you are finding there as you clean it up!
04-22-24, 08:27 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,315
Posted By Schreck83

That would be me :rolleyes: Thanks, Muffins !

That would be me :rolleyes:

Thanks, Muffins !
04-21-24, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,805
Posted By Murray Missile

It's been awhile but Dave is progressing, Wheels...

It's been awhile but Dave is progressing, Wheels are done but I ended up putting new tires on them, while cleaning them I noticed the tread was separating on the old tires and I didn't have any good...
04-21-24, 10:01 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,315
Posted By velomateo

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/anaheim-...

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/d/anaheim-john-howard/7732766080.html

Posting this here hoping someone buys it… so I won’t have to.
55 cm John Howard by Dave Tesch.

...
04-20-24, 09:15 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,315
Posted By WGB

Not my size (thankfully!) Wildwood, MO ...

Not my size (thankfully!)
Wildwood, MO

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/710859244569727/?ref=browse_tab&referral_code=marketplace_top_picks&referral_story_type=top_picksSelling 200...
04-20-24, 03:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,315
Posted By SwimmerMike

If you need a facilitator, I can help.

If you need a facilitator, I can help.
04-19-24, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,054
Posted By madpogue

This should be on a coffee mug.

This should be on a coffee mug.
04-18-24, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By BTinNYC

Cést fini...really this time

Peugeot UO-18 Mixte for my daughter. 2x9 with Ultegra STI shifters and FD, a 105 RD, and a FSA Gossamer 50/34 crankset. The French thread ROI BB holding a 30mm axle is pretty cool. 700c rims with...
04-17-24, 06:45 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Trav1s

Update: The 20" Specialized Hotrock is cleaned up...

Update: The 20" Specialized Hotrock is cleaned up and ready to rehome. Added new grips and tires in the cleanup. I have more time in it than sense but it was a fun one. Battle scars are already in...
04-17-24, 04:55 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Aubergine

Aaaannd that's done. I also took 9 wheels with...

Aaaannd that's done. I also took 9 wheels with the bikes. Only two bikes remain in the floor of my shed.
04-17-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By smontanaro

Me too. I only ever had one at a time (never...

Me too. I only ever had one at a time (never enough time, money or space for a "stable"), but my last sports car was a 1970 914-6.
...
04-17-24, 03:57 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Murray Missile

That's partially how I got into bikes, they were...

That's partially how I got into bikes, they were my "new priority" to ween myself off of cars LOL.
04-17-24, 11:09 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Aubergine

Made some progress today. I plan to take two...

Made some progress today. I plan to take two bikes (a 1962 Peugeot AO-8 and a early 70s Gitane mixte) to Bike Works, the main Seattle bike charity. I hauled out the Pigeot and took off a few parts...
04-17-24, 09:19 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By jdawginsc

Both of you are making progress on those builds...

Both of you are making progress on those builds and both look great!
04-17-24, 09:12 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Mad Honk

Mr. Spadoni , Looks like progress to me! ...

Mr. Spadoni ,
Looks like progress to me! HS install, seat post and seat install, and shift levers. It seems like it took me a week just to build a wheel that would fit my frame. Smiles, MH
04-17-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

On the plus side, the build of the Colnago from...

On the plus side, the build of the Colnago from MadHonk has started. On the minus side, digging through the parts boxes gave me a sense of just how much I have in excess parts and how it slows down...
04-17-24, 04:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,077
Posted By cudak888

Yes, for the parts. I hurled that...

Yes, for the parts.

I hurled that dual-suspension frameset into the scrap truck with glee. Fight me. :P

-Kurt
04-16-24, 06:59 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By merziac

Well the less polite terms come from those who...

Well the less polite terms come from those who have no business weighing in, they should quickly and succinctly be summarily dismissed in short order. ;)
Forum: Southwest
04-15-24, 06:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,776
Posted By RCMoeur

On Sunday, several Rusty Spokers braved lack of...

On Sunday, several Rusty Spokers braved lack of sleep and a long drive down to Tucson for the semi-annual bike swap, my truck and trailer packed full of bikes, parts, canopies, chairs, tables, and...
04-15-24, 06:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,899
Posted By cudak888

This is the shed. I don't really care for how...

This is the shed. I don't really care for how close everything is spaced. This is South Florida, so it is also too humid in here and it's not connected to electrical so has no climate control or...
04-14-24, 09:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,077
Posted By cudak888

Using toolboxes for parts storage (and some cheap dividers)

I've been recently poking around at Vidmar tool boxes - apparently, I enjoy sticker shock at the tune of $700 for a cabinet of simple ball-bearing drawers - trying to come up with a decent solution...
04-14-24, 05:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,805
Posted By Murray Missile

Had a pretty decent day in the garage, Dave is...

Had a pretty decent day in the garage, Dave is staring to look like a bicycle again. Headset rebuilt; fork back in; brake calipers disassembled, cleaned, reassembled and mounted with new shoes;...
04-13-24, 05:02 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By jdawginsc

Me too! With room to spare! ...

Me too! With room to spare!


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04-13-24, 09:45 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By jdawginsc

AD SLE rehomed. Fiorelli frame in process. ...

AD SLE rehomed.
Fiorelli frame in process.
Waiting for friend to receive bikes for his wife, daughter and him.

Mint green Cannondale to be built up next weekend for local rehoming.

In other...
04-13-24, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By stoneageyosh

I can understand that there are many, for good...

I can understand that there are many, for good reason, that would like to bury this thread. Especially since I used to work for Campy in the Super Record era.
However, having aided and abetted...
04-12-24, 04:08 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 82,181
Posted By Robvolz

Two more: ...

Two more:

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Japanese market Bridgestone $75 53 cm...
04-12-24, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By Aubergine

I am happy to have done my part. :o

I am happy to have done my part. :o
04-11-24, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By Mad Honk

I have been trying to resurrect the 950 that was...

I have been trying to resurrect the 950 that was the donor bike for the Huffiente. What a fun exercise! I started to add wheels and found my wheelset was not compatible with the frame rear...
04-10-24, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By seedsbelize2

Thinning the herd

I don’t know what came over me but come over me it did. Today I needed the back wheel from the 79 Trek 930. So I went ahead and stripped it down completely. The frame set is going to a friend who...
04-10-24, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By smd4

It's still worth the price of admission to get to...

It's still worth the price of admission to get to see the Cinelli in the first post!

And now, you've passed the 1900 mark.
04-10-24, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By jdawginsc

Fiorelli in process of rehoming...

Fiorelli in process of rehoming...
04-10-24, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I just knew we could keep this thread going,...

I just knew we could keep this thread going, getting closer to 2000 posts! I still don't appreciate Huffy never building a big enough frame for taller people...
04-10-24, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By Manny66

The Huffente is carrying on in a second life...

The Huffente is carrying on in a second life ,,this time in wood .

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1111/img_4148_7adbf6367758edc546654233a3cc4e6a561ddef1.jpg...
04-09-24, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,082
Posted By Aubergine

What a story. But I can understand, having...

What a story. But I can understand, having discovered for myself how nice old bikes with "cheap" steel could be with decent parts and wheels. Well done!
04-09-24, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 980
Posted By Mad Honk

Wow! How filthy can one derailleur get? This...

Wow!
How filthy can one derailleur get? This one looks like it had a bath in black moly lube and dirt. Degraded aluminum bits and grease that really needed some cleaning. I have the parts out of the...
04-08-24, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By jamesdak

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

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Nice details...
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By SoCaled

AdventureManCO This one is too far to go...

AdventureManCO

This one is too far to go look at without really good reason. Absent a "Run, don't walk" assessment not gonna make a long trip to look, I don't "need" another. The potential for a...
04-07-24, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 980
Posted By Mad Honk

After four days of being a Golf Coach, I am home...

After four days of being a Golf Coach, I am home and now able to do some work on this one. A few pics of today's progress:...
04-06-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By jdawginsc

Yep and the three I am giving to my friend will...

Yep and the three I am giving to my friend will be as well. Numbers 38, 39 and 40 given away since the Great Student Bike Giveaway began in 2021!
04-04-24, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Fredo76

Textured braking surfaces on those steel rims is...

Textured braking surfaces on those steel rims is a plus.

I don't understand the 'shameful' part...
04-03-24, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By gravityhurts

Specialized Allez by Yoshi Kono

So very excited to have purchased this early Specialized Allez by Yoshi Kono... I'm absolutely giddy!
It's remarkably well preserved and only needs a wheelset.
Best $450 bucks I've ever spent on a...
04-03-24, 06:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 906
Posted By Manny66

Mucho THANK YOU BUDDY !!

Mucho THANK YOU BUDDY !!
04-03-24, 06:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,899
Posted By SJX426

If the bare frames were assembled, I would have...

If the bare frames were assembled, I would have 16. One is for my daughter, yes I am still working on it and she doesn't really have room yet. I keep them all in my third car garage and still have a...
04-01-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 344,871
Posted By Stevensb

Calling all Canucks: 5kg of treasure / crap

I have a Canada Post flat rate box that I will fill with up to 5kg of treasure. If you have a Canadian mailing address, send me a PM and I will put your name in a random draw to receive the treasure,...
03-31-24, 06:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,095
Posted By USAZorro

On the Road Again Project Challenges - Again

"On the Road Again" Challenges Anyone who's spent any amount of time in C&V knows that there are many here who enjoy projects. There are also many who enjoy riding. And there are those who enjoy a...
03-31-24, 08:49 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By jdawginsc

Cannondale 1992 R600 ready to go out the door!

I think it came out pretty cool. For those faulting the handlebar tape, I had some Amazon bought silver that craps the bed. Leaves bulges.

My older son rolled his eyes at this tape. Oh well.
...
03-31-24, 12:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,022
Posted By BMC_Kid

Same here, that bright blue especially is...

Same here, that bright blue especially is striking. I bet they were easily picked out in the pelotons in Europe back in the day.
...
03-30-24, 07:25 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 13,159
Posted By Pompiere

I have started having the same thoughts when I...

I have started having the same thoughts when I see a bike at a thrift store. I'll leave it for someone else who might make better use of it than me filling up the barn.
03-27-24, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 509
Posted By ascherer

Make it a long cage, add a Red Clover Triplizer...

Make it a long cage, add a Red Clover Triplizer and Retrofriction shifters, and you're ready to pull stumps in smooth style!...
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