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12-02-23, 03:32 AM
Replies: 287
Views: 49,665
Posted By 52telecaster

This kind of negativity....

This kind of negativity....
11-29-23, 04:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 967
Posted By PeteHski

Isnít every year a difficult year for the cycling...

Isnít every year a difficult year for the cycling industry? ;)
11-28-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 81,146
Views: 13,383,500
Posted By curbtender

Stronglight/TA special?

Stronglight/TA special?
11-26-23, 05:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,076
Posted By Trakhak

[Editing to point out that Ironfish653 said it...

[Editing to point out that Ironfish653 said it all, in fewer words, in his post above this one. I'll leave this post here, though, if only to corroborate his.]

For the nth time:

Read some of...
11-22-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By gazman22

Thanks mom! a Witcomb and a Trek

Whenever I visit my mother I always shop for bikes and have been very lucky with my finds. Perhaps my best visit, I netted these a while back:
...
11-22-23, 07:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,260
Posted By Bald Paul

I like the sound of that.

I like the sound of that.
11-20-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,582
Posted By Wileyrat

While I’m riding, my phone runs Ride With GPS,...

While I’m riding, my phone runs Ride With GPS, and it stays in the saddle bag. I have a Cateye Padrone on my bar to keep track of speed and mileage.
11-20-23, 06:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 442
Posted By Kontact

The reason this often works is because of the...

The reason this often works is because of the difference in taper angle. The slimmer taper on JIS let's get in further and deform the ISO profile in the crank, like a splitting maul.

The net...
11-20-23, 03:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By abdon

Another plug for Sun CR-18. I built a wheelset...

Another plug for Sun CR-18. I built a wheelset with them, they are an amazing bang for the buck with boxed construction and eyelets. The 22mm width puts it square in the middle of the tire size you...
11-18-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 783
Posted By IdahoBrett

Schwinn Varsity for nostalgia

So doing my daily craigslist bike viewing I came across a 1972 Schwinn Varsity. Iím out of space for yet another bike and I have a waiting list for projects.

But the green Varsity brought back...
11-18-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 529
Posted By Jeff Wills

If youíre looking for budget-friendly 700C rims,...

If youíre looking for budget-friendly 700C rims, itís hard to go wrong with Sun CR-18. Easily available in 36-hole and either polished or silver anodized.
I donít know if these can be made...
11-12-23, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By Andy_K

British chain stay cable stop dilemma solved

OK, this may take some setup to convince you that there even is a problem to be solved here. If you use period-correct components, there's a good chance you haven't noticed. You are aware, no doubt,...
11-11-23, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By jamesdak

Ode to the Opus III and why common sense loses...again... out!

So, as I sit here healing up from surgery I got to thinking again about what bikes I should move on in the spring since the bike cave is so stinkin' full right now.. Logically I started considering...
11-08-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,490
Views: 938,459
Posted By coldroadsteel

Picked up this beauty recently, my only concession to carbon

'93 Trek 5500, always loved the Dura Ace 7400 group, like fine jewelry
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1227/trek5500_4a098e44d0f4011614fa9cf21d0f84f7a53bfc7b.jpg
11-07-23, 06:18 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,833
Posted By PhilFo

I came to this thread for the bike, but...

I came to this thread for the bike, but subscribed for the badger.
11-03-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,833
Posted By Robvolz

So, the yellow needed some touch up where it was...

So, the yellow needed some touch up where it was too thin.

out came some paper, paint and brush. Luckily I was joined by a friend. Madge.
...
10-30-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,281
Posted By cormacf

Can confirm. New pedals operating well after...

Can confirm. New pedals operating well after about 200 miles of mixed city riding, including a big hop when I saw rattlesnake in the path! The rims and hubs were shot, so I would up getting some new...
10-29-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By albrt

It's a shame we aren't allowed to do auctions on...

It's a shame we aren't allowed to do auctions on this site. I might have paid as much as $28.
10-23-23, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,229
Posted By obrentharris

Centurion Pro Tour with Blackburn Racks

S.T. 62cm center to center. T.T. 58cm center to center. 8 speed cassette. Triple chainrings. Repainted.
Australian members might get a kick out of the home made headbadge.
$450 plus shipping for...
10-22-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,170
Posted By rsbob

Be sure you are diligent about doing your post-op...

Be sure you are diligent about doing your post-op PT no matter the pain (unless excessive). You don’t want scar-tissue build-up. Best of luck, your life will be much better.
10-21-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,170
Posted By MikeWMass

I had my right knee replaced in Feb. 2022. I was...

I had my right knee replaced in Feb. 2022. I was walking with a cane the next day, but the pain was significant (to say the least).
My recovery was complicated by cellulitis (skin infection),...
10-21-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,414
Posted By jdawginsc

Too...darn...many...

Too...darn...many...
10-19-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,996
Posted By Dave Mayer

If you have a Shimano 600 set post-1984, then the...

If you have a Shimano 600 set post-1984, then the Arabesque set would be a significant downgrade in terms of technology and materials.


History: the Suntour patent for the slant parallelogram...
10-19-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,996
Posted By nlerner

I love the smell of multiple zombie threads in...

I love the smell of multiple zombie threads in the morning.
10-15-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By 88ss

A special Fuji Special Racer

This is a decades-old friend of mine with a Fuji Special racer he bought in the spring of '73 in Cambridge, MA. He used it a lot in the 70s to commute to work and back in that area, then he had some...
10-14-23, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By AdventureManCO

1981 Peugeot PXN-10 56cm, in Denver, CO - $60

Howdy again folks!

I'm going to be posting quite a few bikes, all super cheap. I got them as good deals, and want to pass them on as good deals. I got it as a beater, ride-around-town kind of...
10-14-23, 08:20 AM
Replies: 81,146
Views: 13,383,500
Posted By SoCaled

Schwinn Super Sport - $50 - El Monte, CA ...

Schwinn Super Sport - $50 - El Monte, CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/1beb85e7-4793-3d60-b78e-6db766028057?cid=7.4
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-23, 10:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,907
Posted By terrymorse

Compared to a GP5000, a Gatorskin rides like a...

Compared to a GP5000, a Gatorskin rides like a garden hose.
10-11-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,131
Posted By sd5782

Actually that includes new axle and bearings, so...

Actually that includes new axle and bearings, so good price as I said. It does however go against the concept of finding cheap parts but then paying double or more the purchase price for...
10-10-23, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Classtime

PSA Spandex

I know most of you are in wool or cut-offs but Pear Izumi has there attack shorts on sale for 20 bucks and bibs for 25.
10-07-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By bikingshearer

Get thee behind me, Satan! I needeth not the...

Get thee behind me, Satan! I needeth not the temptation. :D

Is 24/5" ctc or ctt?
10-06-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 81,146
Views: 13,383,500
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Touring bikes for every budget, from cheap to...

Touring bikes for every budget, from cheap to ..... very cheap

Miyata 1000 "Like Brand New" $399
https://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_6bxgMxo1jMN_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg...
10-06-23, 10:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,539
Posted By SJX426

"Old" is the key word.

"Old" is the key word.
Forum: Touring
10-04-23, 01:08 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 221,077
Posted By wstephenson

Now I can post pics, here's my 520 project. 1991...

Now I can post pics, here's my 520 project. 1991 19" in purple white and conch. Obtained from a retired lady teacher and former tourer in the Upper Palatinate. It had some too-narrow straight bars on...
09-30-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By AdventureManCO

I only like the beautifully gorgeous things in...

I only like the beautifully gorgeous things in life!
09-30-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By Hobbiano

Say ten hail Mary's and you will be forgiven.

Say ten hail Mary's and you will be forgiven.
09-30-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,362
Posted By nlerner

Wow, this takes gugificazione to a whole new...

Wow, this takes gugificazione to a whole new level; gugie needs to weigh in.
09-28-23, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 616
Posted By Trakhak

The 1400 wasn't produced until the late '80's,...

The 1400 wasn't produced until the late '80's, maybe 1989.
09-28-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1989) Athena vs Ultegra on PINARELLO Nuovo Cadore

A pdf of this article can be downloaded for easier reading of the 2-page sidebars: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AgHfxA8atbGnnwKn3XWaEX_l3xNl?e=HqUR1o
...
09-26-23, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,253
Posted By The Golden Boy

I'm having a hard time believing no one else here...

I'm having a hard time believing no one else here is flipping **** that you just walked into 2 of the finest touring bikes ever! I guess I'll have to do that for everyone!

Congratulations!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 630
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The fact that Lemond liked longer top tube did...

The fact that Lemond liked longer top tube did not translate onto his production bikes. This is another C&V urban myth which keeps getting repeated without any factual basis. Top tube of the Lemond...
09-25-23, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 911
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

I can imagine a Stephen King novel in which every...

I can imagine a Stephen King novel in which every freewheel and freehub manufactured after 1995 (a date I randomly picked from my dithering mind), suddenly seized and locked tight, as if they had...
09-21-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,657
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Just like wine (CrimsonEclipse :thumb:), if your...

Just like wine (CrimsonEclipse :thumb:), if your bike is older than all of your kids, it is vintage.
09-20-23, 02:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By Rick_D

These. Work on a million bikes and worth owning...

These. Work on a million bikes and worth owning if you do this at all often. Top of the big wrench is for the lock ring, bottom is for the fixed cup, pin wrench for the adjustable cup....
09-19-23, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,479
Posted By Charles Wahl

I can recommend Chelsea Bicycles of NJ...

I can recommend Chelsea Bicycles of NJ (https://www.chelsea.bike/team), in Union City (586 32nd St) near the Lincoln Tunnel, without reservation. They used to have a store in Manhattan (Chelsea, 26th...
09-18-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Dylansbob

Feeler post: Any interest in a Pina Montello with Mavic for $650 in PNW?

I'm putting out some feelers on any interest on my Pinarello in the PNW area. I don't really want to ship, as costs seem to be ~$200. 60ST / 57TT. It's a "rider" condition. One very small...
09-13-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By bikemike73

bump Want it to go to a good home :) ...

bump

Want it to go to a good home :)

Priced at 450.00 or BRO :)
09-10-23, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 510
Posted By 75lechamp

'73 Paramount P15-9 build - J7373

Well, here is Paramount #5.... a very nice 1973 P15-9, serial number J7373 (September 1973, 73rd frame that month, kind of cool). I had my local painter redo the original color, Silver Mist. At...
Forum: Touring
09-10-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,416
Posted By gauvins

Turn down the flame up to reaching the boiling...

Turn down the flame up to reaching the boiling point. perhaps simmer a few minutes (often unnecessary) and let sit for 30 mins in a pot cozy (e.g. a sheet of Rova -- aerogel, available thru Amazon) ....
09-10-23, 01:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 743
Posted By panzerwagon

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world....

This problem does not exist in my N+1 world. Thereís always a bike to ride even if several get stuck in the maintenance yard for a while.
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