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04-20-24, 12:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,880
Posted By SoCaled

3 Rensho Tandem - $300 (accepting offers!) -...

3 Rensho Tandem - $300 (accepting offers!) - Norwalk, CA
https://offerup.com/item/detail/12248e2e-1f23-3b03-b7ce-aa4ef9e8ac6c?cid=7.4
...
04-20-24, 04:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By Trakhak

FYI: Kirtland, not Kirkland. See label on bag in...

FYI: Kirtland, not Kirkland. See label on bag in your photo.
04-19-24, 02:54 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,880
Posted By billytwosheds

I know these are popular among the C&V crowd...

I know these are popular among the C&V crowd because they wear well and have classic styling, but are a modern shoe.
...
04-19-24, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By jjhabbs

1970s Condor Superbe Bike Pron. Pics and video

Hey guys,
Im pretty much finished with her. She needs different hoods. Those are on the way. Check out this build. It turned out excellent. The paint and such was in good shape and so were the...
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By Chombi1

The clear, rubber-like waterproofing membrane...

The clear, rubber-like waterproofing membrane they applied on the ins8de surface of the nylon Cordura material on most touring bags and panniers back then would usually peel and tlake off the...
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By abdon

I'm not familiar with how much bikes and bike...

I'm not familiar with how much bikes and bike paraphernalia go for in your area but there is a good chance you are not going to get another $100 offer for that set.

If you spend a lot of time...
04-18-24, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 614
Posted By abdon

Robvolz, that's super cute. Sadly I'm hoping for...

Robvolz, that's super cute. Sadly I'm hoping for something with cantilever brakes.

By the way i'm finally getting ready to put some work on the Expedition I got from you. I need to redo the wheels...
04-18-24, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 784
Posted By Lamont Cobb

The website confirms that they're hand made in...

The website confirms that they're hand made in Italy.
04-17-24, 05:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,880
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

I don't usually post repaints, but this one is...

I don't usually post repaints, but this one is interesting...
...
04-17-24, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Bianchigirll

It's a road Time Trial or "Funny Bike" they wer...

It's a road Time Trial or "Funny Bike" they wer popular for road time trials in the '80s and early '90s but died out for some reason or maybe were outlawed by the UCI.

Sadly there is likely no way...
04-17-24, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By P!N20

Frame’s bent. Is there a fork?

Frame’s bent.

Is there a fork?
04-17-24, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By dddd

Pursuit would be track-only, no? I see a derailer...

Pursuit would be track-only, no? I see a derailer braze-on.

But it's a funny bike frame for sure, even without seeing a 24" wheel size fork.
04-16-24, 11:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,052
Posted By AdventureManCO

Rip a Huffy apart...for the parts!? That is...

Rip a Huffy apart...for the parts!?

That is low, even for me. Unless they are to be used appropriately, like for the garbage, or a Paramount. You have Paramounts.

Jus sayin'
04-16-24, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 374
Posted By Aubergine

I am mildly surprised that everyone appears fully...

I am mildly surprised that everyone appears fully dressed. :o
04-15-24, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By plonz

Those cranks remind me of Takagi and Sugino...

Those cranks remind me of Takagi and Sugino anodized cranksets from my BMX youth. Sweet!
04-15-24, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By WGB

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a...

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a fairly rigid plain allowing you to easily lean your bike almost anywhere without it toppling over.

There are certain immutable laws of the universe...
04-15-24, 07:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By zandoval

Do-Dads I use every ride... ...

Do-Dads I use every ride...

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Mirror On The Glove...
04-15-24, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,806
Posted By Chuckk

Overpriced at free!

Overpriced at free!
04-15-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By bikingshearer

Very nice work. And here we thought you were...

Very nice work. And here we thought you were just another pretty face.;)
04-15-24, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By iab

As unworthy1 wrote, Adobe Illustrator. Varnish...

As unworthy1 wrote, Adobe Illustrator. Varnish slide is available through SSSInk. SSSInk is screen print. Most everyone else is digital. I have been using Illustrator for 30+ years, I do my own...
04-15-24, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By bikingshearer

Hell if I know. When I've needed graphics for a...

Hell if I know. When I've needed graphics for a repaint, the painter had them. The couple times I've needed them to replace graphics without a repaint, I've been able to get from Greg Softly at...
04-14-24, 09:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By nlerner

In my house we call them appetizers.

In my house we call them appetizers.
04-14-24, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By Bianchigirll

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a...

The humble Rubber Band. It makes your bike a fairly rigid plain allowing you to easily lean your bike almost anywhere without it toppling over.
...
04-14-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 329
Posted By Gianmarco

Robvolz, I am in Milan, Italy. Not really close...

Robvolz, I am in Milan, Italy. Not really close to Pac NW, I'm afraid!
04-13-24, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By cocoabeachcrab

Mercedes Bicycles

found this link on the rat rod site ... https://group.mercedes-benz.com/company/magazine/culture/100-things-bikes-by-mercedes.html
04-13-24, 10:16 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 82,146
Posted By unworthy1

very interesting samples, here! your co-op (or...

very interesting samples, here! your co-op (or rather their donor base) is quite unusual, I like seeing some of these rarely or never seen marques, for example that Quemener with what I think are...
04-12-24, 04:24 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 82,146
Posted By jdawginsc

So there are three Bauer frame makers? Australia,...

So there are three Bauer frame makers? Australia, Canada and West Germany?

Some cool ones, Rob.
04-12-24, 08:37 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By 79pmooney

Trek turned the best local bike chain in Portland...

Trek turned the best local bike chain in Portland into Trek showrooms. Places where you used to be able to wheel any bike in, get it fixed or buy parts to keep it running. Now it feels like trying...
04-11-24, 10:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By chaadster

I don’t dislike Trek because Lance “used their...

I don’t dislike Trek because Lance “used their product” (it cracks me up how you apologists craft mythologies by hiding the truth!), I dislike Trek because of how they did Lemond real dirty.
04-11-24, 06:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,598
Posted By cb400bill

I've had three vintage steel Treks including my...

I've had three vintage steel Treks including my great 1985 770. I currently have a Checkpoint gravel bike. I sleep well at night.

YMMV
04-11-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By bikingshearer

Maybe, maybe not. For your size, 170s would...

Maybe, maybe not.

For your size, 170s would likely have been spec'd for as long as I can remember. 175s might feel just fine to you, or they may not. There is only one way to find out - try...
04-10-24, 07:53 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By ehcoplex

I recently put 175s on my PX-10 just for the heck...

I recently put 175s on my PX-10 just for the heck of it, and not really expecting that I'd notice a difference from the 170s, but..... I really do notice the diff, and I like it. My comfort-zone...
04-10-24, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kabuki12

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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My brass bell!
04-10-24, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By iab

St. Christopher. Keeps me safe. ...

St. Christopher. Keeps me safe.

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04-10-24, 01:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,705
Posted By seedsbelize2

Pump umbrellas. And these gizmos ...

Pump umbrellas. And these gizmos
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04-10-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By smd4

I just split the baby with the bathwater between...

I just split the baby with the bathwater between 170 and 175, and went with 172.5.
04-10-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By Steel Charlie

So here's a summary of the entire discussion and...

So here's a summary of the entire discussion and everything else that I have read in the past:

It depends.

HTH
Cheers
Charlie

P.S. The really excellent news is that exactly the same rule...
04-09-24, 02:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By Steel Charlie

This

I ride all three. I can't tell the difference. The 5mm is less than a 1/4". I also ride several types of shoes (one even has insoles) and cleates and I'd bet that there is more than a 1/4" difference...
04-09-24, 01:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,910
Posted By Mr. 66

For you 170 is probably great. A longer crank can...

For you 170 is probably great. A longer crank can increase leverage, some. It can be helpful to have a longer or shorter largely depending inseams. Some people cannot handle longer, it increases...
04-09-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Manny66

I have a Vitus aluminum and a Vitus Carbone 3...

I have a Vitus aluminum and a Vitus Carbone 3 hanging up in the garage . Neither one has a seatpost and the Carbone 3 takes a 23mm so I dont see a Vitus build coming up anytime soon ,unless a find a...
04-08-24, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,031
Posted By CV-6

Invest in a fitting.

Invest in a fitting.
04-08-24, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Manny66

The big question is which one of them comes with...

The big question is which one of them comes with a seat post .
04-08-24, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Andy Antipas

Alan or Vitus 979 ?

I own both and I ride 54m center frames center to top. They are both nice riding bikes and I haven't experienced the high speed wobble, creeks, or issues noted by other responders. My 979 has British...
04-08-24, 05:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By top506

Different bikes. The Alan will be stiffer and...

Different bikes.
The Alan will be stiffer and less susceptible to high speed wobble. The Vitus will have a plusher ride and be a little flexy in the larger sizes. Fast descents on the Vitus can...
04-07-24, 01:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,754
Posted By Andy_K

There are definitely a few lessons to be learned...

There are definitely a few lessons to be learned from this one. It's the smallest bike I've set up for myself to ride.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53299250502_6fab6c6b54_h.jpg

More...
04-06-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Mad Honk

I'm thinking the folks there have been watching...

I'm thinking the folks there have been watching too much of the American Pickers show. Smiles, MH
04-05-24, 10:43 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 82,146
Posted By jdawginsc

Thats a Sequoia not an Expedition methinks? I...

Thats a Sequoia not an Expedition methinks? I think it was slightly less touring than the Expedition though I could be wrong...?
04-04-24, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By P!N20

The ones made by Yoshi are imbued with soul. ...

The ones made by Yoshi are imbued with soul.

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04-04-24, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By juvela

----- you did not require the forum for this...

-----

you did not require the forum for this inquiry

you got it just fine all on your own :thumb:

Montreal link: the 1976 summer games were held in that city


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04-04-24, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By cyccommute

Vintage mountain bikes before they became vintage

I've embarked on a project to scan old photos and certain gems keep popping up. Back in 1984, as a new mountain biker (everyone was "new" then), this add jumped out of the pages of Bicycling...
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