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11-24-21, 06:44 PM
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Posted By polymorphself

Reminds me of us here in C&V

Saw this and had to post :cry:

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11-24-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 747
Posted By SurferRosa

Let's be clear, there's a difference between...

Let's be clear, there's a difference between being older and having bad taste.
10-27-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By cb400bill

New Bike Day! - 1991 Paramount Series 5 PDG

I almost posted about this in the ďAre You Looking for one of These?Ē thread. I decided to purchase it instead. I bet it had less than 500 miles on it.

It is mostly original with a different Vetta...
10-22-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By verktyg

ARGH! During the Bike Boom Fad era from the...

ARGH!

During the Bike Boom Fad era from the late 60's to the early 70's, the buzz word was 10 SPEED RACING BIKE!

Back then bikes were still considered to be "KIDS TOYS"!

Anything with 2...
10-08-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By jamesj

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break. ...

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break.


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09-22-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,445
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google...

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google Photos
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08-28-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,124
Posted By verktyg

Dia-Compe "Silver" W Shift Levers

Last year I modified a Campy Veloce 10 speed RD to use with an 8 speed chain and 12-30T Shimano 8 speed cassette. I used longer Shimano pulley cage screws with .5mm washers on both sides of the...
06-04-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 24,217
Posted By 79pmooney

Brifter - definition: a brake lever with better...

Brifter - definition: a brake lever with better things to do.
01-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,743
Posted By acm

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive...

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive bicycle that nobody on the thread has ridden, but has vocal opinions about anyway
01-29-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Wildwood

There are corollaries: ...

There are corollaries:
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01-29-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,743
Posted By nlerner

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of...

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of the hill, then take a nice photo of the view, post to social media, then coast back to the bottom.
01-27-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,743
Posted By cudak888

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike...

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike thing?"

Well, it's about Grant Petersen, so it's impossible not to have a 15 page thread.

-Kurt
01-12-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By Unca_Sam

1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne, built by Hercules

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Flipped bars 🤪

I know! It's a Department Store Bike! But, Montgomery...
01-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,338
Posted By microcord

See this learned disquisition...

See this learned disquisition (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2014_02_24_archive.html) from 2014.
01-08-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,338
Posted By Chinghis

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all...

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all my pieces on that and actually riding.

It's a five-year old article, so I assume these haven't taken over the cycling world yet.

Edit: Oh, man,...
01-08-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By JaccoW

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now...

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now both Sturmey Archer 5-speeds.

http://i.imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4.jpg (https://imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4)
1976 Gazelle Grand Tourist...
01-01-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By barnfind

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a...

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a 1978 model in brown, with two old Kenda tires with Raleigh logos on little white tags on the one side of each tire. Likely the original tires as well....
01-01-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By barnfind

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the...

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the shed, a couple of go carts, an old tractor or two, and a few motorcycles.
When I was a kid, we weren't allowed in the house during the day unless it was...
12-26-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By IsleRide

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes...

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes right now I accept the challenge to try and finally do something with this. A friend gave it to me 20 years ago and I'll never sell it but this is the...
12-24-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 49,780
Posted By RobbieTunes

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were...

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were playing as the Blues Busters, I think. I drove 3 hours, met my bud at 5 pm at a running store, and off we went....I don't think he told his wife. ...
12-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By nlerner

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports...

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports Tourist resto-mod to take it for a test ride and pose it for some pics:

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12-21-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By BFisher

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing...

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing "more money than the bike is worth" doesn't really make that much sense if you like the bike and plan on riding it. You'll be getting your money's worth...
12-14-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,501
Posted By caloso

What's worse is when you go back to your old...

What's worse is when you go back to your old college campus that happens to be on a hill-side and you think "Holy crap, I used to ride up this hill on a 30-lb Schwinn with a 42-25 and a backpack full...
12-10-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,501
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was...

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was not possible with the Campy NR crank and 144 BCD. Only when the 130 BCD came about, thanks Shimano, did 39s get used. And the 53 was usually not the...
12-08-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By Oldairhead

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol: ...

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol:

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12-07-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,104
Posted By jjhabbs

Small update on the new Bicycle Mancave-Garage

Hey guys,
check this place out. It's going to take 3 to 4 months to get this done but It should be great. Lots of new Youtube Content, maybe swap meets, C&V parties and rides will meet here. check...
12-03-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,862
Posted By steelbikeguy

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I...

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I bought in the 70's (a bit of C&V content), but they weren't all that exciting once you learned to not fall off.
Much later, I bought a mag trainer as...
10-30-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,346
Posted By non-fixie

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10-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,673
Posted By arne68

Patria WKC bikes and Mannesmann tubing

Hello from Germany, found this searching for a decal, but maybe I can bring some light in this (already quite old) thread.
PATRIA WKC is an old german brand, first located in Solingen. The "WKC" is...
10-04-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By sloar

$80

$80
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,728
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
09-27-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,626
Posted By clubman

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs...

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs as is.

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09-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,538
Posted By dddd

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09-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,339
Posted By embankmentlb

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed...

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed bikes. I am finding the 6 & 7 speed stuff for 126 is as good or better in many ways.
I find myself shifting one cog at a time instead of 2 and getting...
09-21-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,339
Posted By Fahrenheit531

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me. ...

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIujfkyVbqw

...but I'm gonna say it was cooler in Japanese.
09-20-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-03-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,142
Posted By dbhouston

1953 Claud Butler for Colson

I came across this bike on FB Marketplace and initially thought I would pick it up for spare Sturmey Archer parts and the chance to play with a Dynohub, and maybe learn something about cleaning up a...
08-14-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By threespeedmafia

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74...

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74 Sports turned Superbe. It started life as a Sports with a 3 speed coaster brake hub. He added a twist grip shifter to replace the trigger just because. ...
05-06-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,944
Posted By USAZorro

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here?...

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here? Perhaps Italians have mixed feelings of wounded national pride and thankfulness that the Colnago family received substantial financial recognition...
05-04-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,800
Posted By Slightspeed

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years...

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years apart in my addiction, but less than ten years apart in age. In 1964 as a junior racer, my parents got me a 1964 Legnano Roma Olympiad. It was my race...
03-25-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20,707
Views: 3,667,615
Posted By Headpost

A nice message from a flipper . . . ...

A nice message from a flipper . . .


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03-24-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,011
Posted By wrk101

You are in a unique, strong market. In my area,...

You are in a unique, strong market. In my area, the market for the bikes you have hanging there has been DEAD for 4 or 5 years. OK, I could still sell the two Bianchis you have there, but at prices...
03-22-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,717
Posted By noglider

If the teens are boys, this will explain it...

If the teens are boys, this will explain it (https://www.amazon.com/review/RFWM0CFO0UMWY).
03-21-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,717
Posted By Hudson308

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but...

Huh... I've never tried using those for TP, but ok... I'll try it. ;)
03-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,717
Posted By crank_addict

Rough days on the arse. We're all familiar with...

Rough days on the arse. We're all familiar with the vast empty toilet paper aisles and no joke, I checked seven stores in a fairly populated suburbia - 2 Wal-Mart's, Meijer, Jewel-Osco, Menards, Home...
01-19-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,114
Posted By bulgie

I'm going to stick up for the unloved Allvit. ...

I'm going to stick up for the unloved Allvit. Its day goes back to 1958 BTW, although those first Allvits looked different, didn't have that cover that hid the parallelogram. Here's the '58:...
01-10-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,341
Posted By mechanicmatt

In another forum I frequent whenever someone...

In another forum I frequent whenever someone finds a dumpster dive, or crazy garage sale find, or whatever, the proper high approval greeting for their find is a hearty, "You Suck!"

So with an...
01-03-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By mtb_addict

Pheonix... ...

Pheonix...

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01-03-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 25,434
Views: 3,274,964
Posted By mtb_addict

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21”...

is it possible to fit a disassembled 21” Sportster into a large luggage?

i am living in Hong Kong this year, and i am bikeless. and it is killing my feet,having to walk everywhere.

so i found a...
12-23-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,595
Posted By Johno59

Good to Go

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This is my two speed. 1903 epicyclic two speed Sunbeam. 25%...
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