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09-30-23, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By philpeugeot

American Classics. The one in the photo is...

American Classics. The one in the photo is missing the end caps.
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/cSkAAOSw8jVkQZ1M/s-l1600.jpg
Image pulled from eBay...
07-12-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By SkinGriz

Bruh… That chainwheel is way to small. In...

Bruh… That chainwheel is way to small.

In all seriousness though. I also like Ashtabula cranks. And simple bikes.
07-12-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By clubman

Who says??? :mad:

Who says??? :mad:
07-10-23, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By juvela

----- selle resembles milking stool ...

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selle resembles milking stool


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07-07-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,455
Posted By AtNjineer

75 ...

75
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07-06-23, 10:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,542
Posted By SkinGriz

That’s cool. I wonder why early bike builders had...

That’s cool. I wonder why early bike builders had those ST angles just to put the saddle so far forward?

It would also be mildly amusing to market and/or troll Electra owners with that seat post....
07-06-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By EJM73

Posted before but added some upgrades and a...

Posted before but added some upgrades and a better pic. Viner
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06-29-23, 04:47 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By GeezyRider

Both bikes are beautiful but the crankset on the...

Both bikes are beautiful but the crankset on the Russ is a work of art.
06-26-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By Kekec1965

My oldest single speed, 1935 EF Russ ...

My oldest single speed, 1935 EF Russ
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dorney_3_5bf45dd9de7ad781ec05aa2e8969e40df5ed22b7.jpg

And two decades younger Dave Davey
...
05-27-23, 02:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By merziac

Here goes, not my jam but wanted a track...

Here goes, not my jam but wanted a track Paramount frame so....

This makes Paramount #7. ;)

Built up from frame only.

...
05-05-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By Fugazi Dave

Last year, I decided to customize my bike a bit....

Last year, I decided to customize my bike a bit. It was originally built up from spare parts by a friend of mine when I first moved to Japan, and over the last eight years I've been steadily...
04-18-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By USAZorro

I confess to being corrupted due to my...

I confess to being corrupted due to my participation in a FB Group with Bike builders - who quite seriously show off bikes with zero ground clearance, forks that place the front wheel so far in front...
04-18-23, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By RB1-luvr

Schwinn exercise bicycle chainring ftw.

Schwinn exercise bicycle chainring ftw.
04-18-23, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,087
Posted By AdventureManCO

Looks like we have another Huffy build thread,...

Looks like we have another Huffy build thread, and somehow I like it way better than my own -

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1270560-pink-machine.html


Probably because I can enjoy...
04-18-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By USAZorro

Exposed headset bearings is generally not...

Exposed headset bearings is generally not recommended.
04-18-23, 12:12 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 66,709
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

This thread needs more entries. :) 1989...

This thread needs more entries. :)

1989 Cannondale SR___ in the framset-only 66cm size. 1989 Dura-Ace 8-speed Uniglide groupset. ...
04-17-23, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,087
Posted By AdventureManCO

You are an inspiration to the Le Grande project.

You are an inspiration to the Le Grande project.
04-17-23, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,087
Posted By AdventureManCO

Mmmm...not a bad call, not a bad call at all! ...

Mmmm...not a bad call, not a bad call at all!

But I've started to get more inspired to go a different direction with the seat (and the overall build) -
...
04-17-23, 09:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By veganbikes

Wait hold up... grant40 has fairly normal looking...

Wait hold up... grant40 has fairly normal looking bikes? I didn't think it was true. Decent looking ones at that. The stem on that Miyata is sexy as well! It reminds me a bit of the Deda quill stems...
04-16-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By AdventureManCO

Is this real? What is real? Besides the deep,...

Is this real? What is real? Besides the deep, reflective life questions this bike inspires, I must say that downtube to headtube transition is quite nice. I'm most curious about what the person you...
04-16-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By Kilroy1988

I was just thinking about a red Columbia like...

I was just thinking about a red Columbia like that that was rusting away in my dad's junk pile when I first got into cycling (but it was a man's frame). I was intrigued by fixed gear riding and we...
04-16-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By SurferRosa

Wow, I didn't think it could get worse.

Wow, I didn't think it could get worse.
03-27-23, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 852,723
Posted By bro

Horribly angled saddle: $30 Chode stem: $30 ...

Horribly angled saddle: $30
Chode stem: $30
Track drops: $30
Whatever the hell that is over the rear wheel: Priceless.

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03-18-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Calling out for a good resto-mod, Shimano Di2...

Calling out for a good resto-mod, Shimano Di2 shifters would really shave off some seconds in a pitched up hill battle for that KOM jersey.
03-18-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,919
Views: 106,087
Posted By AdventureManCO

So today marks the day that the first Campagnolo...

So today marks the day that the first Campagnolo SUPER Record parts touched the bike -
...
03-18-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 54,787
Posted By GTBruiser

Huffy Contestant

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03-16-23, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By chain_whipped

Like the humor. Right out of the Sears...

Like the humor.

Right out of the Sears Roebuck & Co. Christmas Wish Book.
Sears H-Y-D-R-A-U-L-I-C bike. Sez right on the lime green seat tooby.
03-16-23, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By XxHaimBondxX

Looks very much like my free bike. ...

Looks very much like my free bike.

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03-15-23, 11:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,455
Posted By P.L.Jensen

Taking things back another level of simplicity,...

Taking things back another level of simplicity, the drop bars are gone, upright bars are on…
...
03-15-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 957
Posted By Pompiere

I probably waste too much time trying to fix...

I probably waste too much time trying to fix things like that, just to see if I can. I am intrigued by obsolete technology. If it worked once, it should be able to work again, as long as there are...
03-15-23, 05:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By SurferRosa

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1695/20230314_172039_c79579aff7fd8379b45719ea21e035eb8567530a.jpg

There's so much to talk about with this fantastic composition. The bike...
03-15-23, 04:48 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 54,787
Posted By AdventureManCO

Some have said that the my Huffy thread...

Some have said that the my Huffy thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1267812-huffy-campagnolo-super-record-ultimate-c-v-sacrilege-build.html) is the best thread in the history of the...
03-15-23, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By RB1-luvr

Campy parts would look swell on that.

Campy parts would look swell on that.
03-15-23, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,078
Posted By jethin

Don’t pay any attention to these chumps OP....

Don’t pay any attention to these chumps OP. They’re just cranky because their fancy I-talian shoes are too tight.
03-04-23, 05:51 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By P.L.Jensen

My single speed is a Peugeot PX10E that I bought...

My single speed is a Peugeot PX10E that I bought in 1971… Yes, I’ve had it and ridden it regularly for 52 years…

The frame was powder coated glossy black about 15 years ago… The wheels were built...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-16-23, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By guy153

Agree with people who say it looks like it was...

Agree with people who say it looks like it was made like that-- the stays were pressed around the dropout and then presumably spot-welded. But you say it's not like that on the other side. But either...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-16-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Seat stays are not highly stressed and then they...

Seat stays are not highly stressed and then they under compression which will tend to keep this joint together. If this defect does actually progress to a failure, it will happen gradually and...
Forum: Framebuilders
02-16-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By unterhausen

Can't agree with the statement that it's not a...

Can't agree with the statement that it's not a defect, but I agree that it was always there since they made the bike. It's a manufacturing defect. Failure really depends on how much and how hard...
02-10-23, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By skidder

I'd call that a dumpster dive frame outfitted...

I'd call that a dumpster dive frame outfitted with odds & ends from your parts bin. :D Nice!
01-23-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By rosefarts

I think the surgeon left a sponge in your brain.

I think the surgeon left a sponge in your brain.
01-21-23, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By dedhed

Don't know my Schwinns. First gen Positron used 2...

Don't know my Schwinns. First gen Positron used 2 cables for back and forth. Second gen Positron II used a single rigid cable like a mower throttle. All the indexing was in the RD. FFS (Front...
01-20-23, 06:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By IAmSam

I don't get it. But I am glad to have found the...

I don't get it. But I am glad to have found the Show Me Your Garage Door thread...


...
01-17-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,177
Posted By mihlbach

I barely ever ride a mountain bike anymore,...

I barely ever ride a mountain bike anymore, opting for these instead. The tracklocross is always fixed, while the cyclocross alternates between SS and fixed. I ride these mostly on local mountain...
01-13-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By Bogey Speedwell

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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01-13-23, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By Velo Mule

This could be a Rat Rod bike winter build off...

This could be a Rat Rod bike winter build off bike. There is a whole lot of building material in the skip on the other side of the fence. Bikes should be about having fun. Someone is having fun.
01-13-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,958
Posted By ThermionicScott

New year, same old piece of ****. ...

New year, same old piece of ****.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/db_2023_a711309a4fa0e1bb69c7a4bd550a90b89de7cd89.jpg

One new thing, though: I finally ditched...
01-12-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By scarlson

Somebody took a mig welding art class and then...

Somebody took a mig welding art class and then applied it to a bike. As long as the head tube isn't actually cracked, it is a pretty cool looking bike. I agree, some supports under the racks are...
01-12-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By USAZorro

All irrelevant. The bike is too large to be...

All irrelevant. The bike is too large to be ridden by humans. :innocent:
01-12-23, 07:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By sbarner

Some people would resort to anything to get...

Some people would resort to anything to get Positron to work. No kinks in my kable!
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/275x183/thekinks_93dfc58cd51f3d8fb1e790d410a5576dcadd1ab1.jpg
01-11-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,663
Posted By dddd

Was someone perhaps smoking weed with Grant?

Was someone perhaps smoking weed with Grant?
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