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02-23-24, 11:02 PM
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Posted By tjfastback66

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Okay it is still FEBRUARY, RIGHT?
I forgot my latest Craig's find...
1980 ZEBRAKENKO Wind that I...
02-23-24, 09:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By plumberroy

Doctor is wanting to ruin my riding this summer

Had an appointment with my podiatrist Wednesday. He wants to break bones grind and install titanium plates in a couple of places on my right foot. With no weight on it for 8-10 weeks. That's going to...
02-23-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By 1989Pre

You and me both, brother. Thanks for the good...

You and me both, brother. Thanks for the good word. Actually, I don't think Jacques Anquetil was my main infuence
that convinced me to incarnate. (I think it was hearing Buddy Holly). Anquetil was...
02-22-24, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By 1989Pre

1951 Stuart Purves ad.

Do you long to soar space-wards and visit the moon,
Or just cruise round the world in big ships,
Or yet wander around on the bed of the sea
And tread on the fishes--and chips?
Though you may not...
02-21-24, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By saarf

Pogliaghi Lampo

Got this a good while back , Pogliaghi Lampo
only ever seen 1 other . Rossin made , almost the same as a Ghibli ...
02-20-24, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By Tomm Willians

I recently underwent major back surgery that I...

I recently underwent major back surgery that I knew would affect my cycling for quite some time. In preparation for that, I purchased a Pivot E Vault as it is not only an outstanding E bike, but...
02-19-24, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,198
Posted By Robvolz

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02-19-24, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By fastcarbon

What the right e bike will do for you

I got a Trek Domane+ 6Pro about a month ago; I am 81 and was able to do a hammer session group ride I had to quit 10 years ago; of course it may be cheating but I ride in the back passing those who...
02-19-24, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By imabeliever1

'66 Schwinn Paramount retro mod

Just finished my Paramount. All modern components with the exception of the headset. Looking forward to some warm weather to get a decent ride in....
02-19-24, 12:00 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 60,931
Posted By BTinNYC

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02-18-24, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,139
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well thanks for the thread bump, I did not see it...

Well thanks for the thread bump, I did not see it first two times around. These are really cool bikes and I would say go for it! Make sure you have this song on repeat on the drive there:
...
02-13-24, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By SpeedofLite

Equipment/Product Review (1990) New MAVIC Road Components

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02-13-24, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Acadianbob

11T Cog Jump Solved

This may be a "well duh" to most of you. I put a new cassette on my Wahoo Smart that went from 12-25 (old) to 11-28 new cassette. The chain would climb the 11T cog and then "jump". I tried everything...
02-12-24, 04:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,311
Posted By rydabent

Now is the time to prepare for summer riding.

Feb is the month for those of us in the snow belt to get our bikes and trikes ready for the summer riding season. It is time to grease and lube all the bearings, and go over the whole bike and check...
02-10-24, 08:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,891
Posted By t2p

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yesterday / Friday Feb 9 - Apollo PA (northeast of Pittsburgh)

( not me btw )
02-07-24, 08:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,177
Posted By AdventureManCO

I DO like how the chain goes through the...

I DO like how the chain goes through the freewheel, then BACK THROUGH the freewheel before going through the derailleur and continuing on to the chainring:lol: Maybe it was chained to the campus...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 955
Posted By rm -rf

Older bikes weren't designed to fit larger tires....

Older bikes weren't designed to fit larger tires. They might be limited to 25mm or so. The new 28mm-32mm tires on wider rims are just as fast as the narrow, high pressure tires. Probably faster...
02-05-24, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 771
Posted By iab

1939~ Paglianti

Some of you may be familiar with this thread, https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227180-i-bought-dropouts.html . And after swearing off ever restoring another bike, I am complete with this...
02-01-24, 03:20 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,854
Posted By base2

Well, the Festivus Airing of Grievances requires...

Well, the Festivus Airing of Grievances requires the use of an aluminum pole. An aluminum bike frame has 8 aluminum poles. The anti-carbon crowd is well equipped for the ritual...Even if it is 11...
01-22-24, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,100
Posted By indyfabz

Young rattler on the Lehigh Gorge Trail. ...

Young rattler on the Lehigh Gorge Trail.

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01-22-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,100
Posted By Maelochs

Weirdest thing I see---and I see it often--is...

Weirdest thing I see---and I see it often--is this really ugly fat old guy who obviously is too unhealthy to be riding a bicycle.

If I keep seeing him I might have to remove the mirror on my bike.
01-20-24, 03:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,574
Posted By wildOG

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A lot of going-through and decrudding generally as I put it together...
01-18-24, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8,981
Views: 3,069,225
Posted By capnjonny

here is the 1986? Diamond back Ascent I just...

here is the 1986? Diamond back Ascent I just finished . Not completely original but still pretty slick ...
01-18-24, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 864
Posted By SharpByCoop

Inexpensive Studio Photography Setup

I have been enjoying myself immensely in the past year restoring mostly Chicago-era Schwinns.

Like you, I like to share my hard work and love for bikes. ALL bikes.

I'm a professional...
01-15-24, 04:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,984
Posted By Steve B.

Big old race club called the German Cycling Club,...

Big old race club called the German Cycling Club, here in Long Island had a Thursday 6PM ride with 30 or so participants typically. George Hincappie would show up on occasion if he was visiting his...
01-15-24, 03:35 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 48,394
Posted By rekmeyata

I can't post pics, but I just bought today a...

I can't post pics, but I just bought today a black Selle Anatomica H2 saddle since it was on sale and my Brook Cambium saddle SUCKS. I bought that Cambium after reading all the reviews about how...
01-14-24, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By Portlandjim

Interesting book review about Henry Miller. He...

Interesting book review about Henry Miller. He lived down Partington Ridge (Big Sur, Califonia) from our house. Here he's sitting in our yard talking with my wife Heidi's mother. Photos from about...
01-14-24, 06:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,358
Posted By staehpj1

Many of both, some of my favorite memories are...

Many of both, some of my favorite memories are from tours.

Repairs were featured in many, but I think some of my favorites were the simple offer of ice cold water in 100+ heat in the middle of...
01-13-24, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,063
Views: 1,036,330
Posted By Ranfrol

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The top tube bag allows me to carry an extra battery for longer rides getting...
01-11-24, 10:13 AM
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Posted By Maxey

I'm not sure you'll see this, but I'll ask...

I'm not sure you'll see this, but I'll ask anyways...what size tires are those? I see they make a 26x2.1 in those but believe there's also a 26x2.25 -- so just wondering which you have and how much...
01-09-24, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,217
Posted By Portlandjim

1981 Merz show bicycle with Dura_Ace AX group

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Click link for more photos. I was going through my photos and saw this bike, thought it might be of interest here. Very trick bicycle! Jim Merz
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01-07-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,853
Posted By StanSeven

Everyone, this subforum and specifically this...

Everyone, this subforum and specifically this thread is about e-bikes. If you don’t like them and just here to disparage e-bikes, it’s best to just move on.
01-06-24, 01:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,276
Posted By Bald Paul

Connect has that as well. ...

Connect has that as well.
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01-03-24, 05:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,561
Posted By p.murray@rogers

E-bikes can make curtesy easier

After riding my recumbent e-bike now for 2 years on MUP trails with many pedestrians and dogs, I have not had any problems. Perhaps it is my advancing age, but thinking back to my non-electric...
01-01-24, 02:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,002
Posted By Maelochs

I think we need two new topic pages .... "Hating...

I think we need two new topic pages .... "Hating on CF Bikes" and Rational Thoughts About CF Bikes".
12-31-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 692
Posted By unworthy1

it certainly does have the look of a defunct...

it certainly does have the look of a defunct Space-age Chalet pancake house (ala IHOP) but given the info on back of the postcard (no zipcode and no areacode or 3-digit-4-digit phone number) my guess...
12-29-23, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 232,117
Posted By fooferdoggie

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12-23-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 60,931
Posted By Classtime

Here is Rocco: My daughter's Spaniel left with us...

Here is Rocco: My daughter's Spaniel left with us while she visits friends during a trip back home....
12-23-23, 04:45 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 60,931
Posted By Bald Paul

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Bella (RIP), Gidget (14 years old, she only has two teeth), Jellybean (13 years...
12-23-23, 04:15 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 60,931
Posted By jolly_codger

Duffy ...

Duffy
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12-23-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 60,931
Posted By droppedandlost

Guard dog ...

Guard dog

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12-22-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,540
Posted By billytwosheds

Inspired by Andy_K and his chrome paint pen, I...

Inspired by Andy_K and his chrome paint pen, I decided to spend the $9 and order one on Amazon.

The stays on my recently acquired Merckx were in bad shape. Best I can guess is that the previous...
12-22-23, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By romanlotus

1995 Specialized M2 Road Pro restoration

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12-20-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 232,117
Posted By steelbikeguy

While this looks like a mural at first glance, it...

While this looks like a mural at first glance, it is actually printed on some sort of vinyl(?).
Not sure if this is a temporary display of this ... "art"... so it was important to get a photo. :)...
12-20-23, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1990) Bridgestone RB-1

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,359
Posted By 79pmooney

+1 - except, I go cheap and run the $20 SS King...

+1 - except, I go cheap and run the $20 SS King cages of the same shape. And those cages always grab the bottle on a no-look stuff. (But you gotta stuff that bottle straight. Crooked stuff? The...
12-11-23, 11:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,891
Posted By Alan K

I can’t seem to locate photos of foxes and other...

I can’t seem to locate photos of foxes and other creatures.
May be more later.

We set up a live trap to catch a ground hog and guess who came?


A Hawk instead of a groundhog
12-11-23, 10:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,891
Posted By Alan K

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Here’s something you don’t see everyday - a bored Sandhill crane looking for...
12-02-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By SpeedofLite

Road Test/Bike Review (1989) MERLIN Titanium

MERLIN Titanium is the last of four road bikes reviewed in the "America's Superbikes" section from Bicycle Guide, July 1989.
This post concludes with the multi-page "Blatant Opinions" summarizing...
12-01-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,259
Posted By mstateglfr

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