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03-25-23, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By MooneyBloke

I think that earns you the golden packrat award....

I think that earns you the golden packrat award. I'm not sure I have anything from those days save for some tire irons and a Belt Beacon I modded with a potentiometer to vary the blink rate.

My...
03-25-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By steelbikeguy

Do I get extra points for having an old Bike...

Do I get extra points for having an old Bike Warehouse catalog with a page that shows the Cannondale bags (and trailer)??

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03-25-23, 07:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By USAZorro

I'm not sure whether the credit to sloar is for...

I'm not sure whether the credit to sloar is for setting it up like this, or leaving it like this, but the gearing on this is genius. I've also long had a preference for bar-end shifters. This is...
03-25-23, 06:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By MooneyBloke

Correction: that's a Bell Biker not a Skid Lid.

Correction: that's a Bell Biker not a Skid Lid.
03-24-23, 09:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By Mad Honk

The fun in this one is the flick stand with...

The fun in this one is the flick stand with fenders. Smiles, MH
03-24-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By cyclophilia

That floor pump is quite a find, too: ...

That floor pump is quite a find, too:

vintage Meidai, from Japan.

Very durable and easy to refurbish.

Congratulations!
03-24-23, 06:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By The Golden Boy

We've all been there. Drinking and bidding is...

We've all been there. Drinking and bidding is all fun and games until you've taken possession of full size mannequins of Charles Bronson and Jan Michael Vincent from The Mechanic.
03-24-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 365
Posted By squirtdad

new bike tease post #2

Ok this is not much of a tease, but consider it a tease as it is not a) in my hands yet and b) built

but my almost here Dave Kirk JK special

I would say if you ever have thought about a custom...
03-24-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By tyrion

Drunken ebay shopping is the best!

Drunken ebay shopping is the best!
03-24-23, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By USAZorro

Very nice. Serial is on Bottom Bracket. ...

Very nice.


Serial is on Bottom Bracket. Starts with W. 3rd character is the year the frame was built. 4 = 1974, 5 = 1975, 6 = 1976. etc
03-24-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By 52telecaster

You could do way worse than picking up an...

You could do way worse than picking up an international.
Congradulations
03-24-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By Ged117

Fantastic! I waited a few years for an...

Fantastic! I waited a few years for an International to pop up, I think there were few of them sold in Canada. I found a Competition and I'm happy with it, but an International is something special -...
03-24-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By 52telecaster

Beautiful!! Did you get it?

Beautiful!! Did you get it?
03-22-23, 09:21 PM
Replies: 20,146
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Posted By SurferRosa

Beautiful 60įf day at Discovery Park. ...

Beautiful 60įf day at Discovery Park.

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03-22-23, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By thinktubes

First ride of the year! Been off the bike since...

First ride of the year! Been off the bike since late November 2022. Did 28 miles up to the Bot Gard. Temps in the mid 40s, headwind all the way home.
...
03-20-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By ascherer

Finally returning to the thread after a long...

Finally returning to the thread after a long winter off. Got my butt on the saddle for my first ride of 2023 on Saturday as the temps climbed over 40 in the eastern Catskills.
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03-19-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By zukahn1

Nice and sunny today but still cold below zero in...

Nice and sunny today but still cold below zero in the morning and only 30 or so later in the day. Took the Nishiki SS out for a nice short local ride.
...
03-19-23, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By darkmoon

Hi, Japan tourism bureau:lol: My Mt. Fuji...

Hi, Japan tourism bureau:lol:

My Mt. Fuji view point.
Hmmm, the cloud hides her again.
...
03-19-23, 01:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,583
Posted By SurferRosa

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Is...
03-15-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By cooperryder

I was able to get out today for a bit over 2...

I was able to get out today for a bit over 2 hours in mid 60 temps with an annoying 15 to 18 mph wind.

Fortunately I faced wind while fresh and had tailwind on return trip....
03-13-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By gaucho777

I would abort any plans to visit Hobby Lobby.

I would abort any plans to visit Hobby Lobby.
03-13-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By zukahn1

Somewhat nice day today but the streak of bad...

Somewhat nice day today but the streak of bad riding weather and road conditions here in Fairplay Colorado continues and looks like it will continue for another month or so. Went for just a short...
03-12-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I did an outdoor orienteering challenge in...

I did an outdoor orienteering challenge in northern Virginia yesterday. Basically run/walk through the woods using map and compass to find checkpoints and then do the same on paved and dirt roads on...
03-11-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 414
Posted By sloar

Picked up a shiny Schwinn.

A chrome 1970 Paramount to be exact. Bought it off a good friend today. Getting ready to tear it down and do a full service, new tanwall tires and cloth bar tape are ordered. Not sure about the...
03-09-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By romperrr

Every buyer is different so take that into...

Every buyer is different so take that into consideration. The subject frame is certainly a high-quality, desirable frame, however, not of the extreme rarity that would offend me, and I suspect most...
03-07-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By amillhench

1986 Schwinn Passage

Ahhh the satisfaction of a completed build. 1986, made in Mississippi, Schwinn Passage constructed out of (mostly) Columbus Tenax.



Replaced brakes, pads, cables and housing, wheels, shifters,...
03-07-23, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By obrentharris

Bodies of Water. One of my favorite winter rides...

Bodies of Water. One of my favorite winter rides is out to the Point Reyes Lighthouse and back. I pass Tomales Bay and Drake's Estero on my way to the lighthouse on the point which protrudes several...
03-05-23, 11:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 679
Posted By 52telecaster

I use cheap clip ons.

I use cheap clip ons.
03-04-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 675
Posted By Mad Honk

Well folks, This Paisley tandem has been...

Well folks,
This Paisley tandem has been around here for too long. I have decided to give it to anyone who will ride it and show us here on the forum you riding it. Now Free! The only cost...
03-02-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By curbtender

Circled the bridges. Pictures of mt Diablo and...

Circled the bridges. Pictures of mt Diablo and Port Costa brick.
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03-01-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By amillhench

Cassette, chain and cables get here Friday....

Cassette, chain and cables get here Friday. Weekend will be spent in the velocipede laboratory.
02-28-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By cooperryder

I had planned on 40 miles for yesterday's ride. ...

I had planned on 40 miles for yesterday's ride.
It was one of those days that weather, me, bike, and energy levels all synched up.

My missus called and wanted to meet on the trail and ride some...
02-28-23, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Yikes, thatís a lotta snow. We have had zilcho...

Yikes, thatís a lotta snow. We have had zilcho this winter, which is fine by me.

Today, I road tested a new set of brakes (fender1 thanks!) and a new dynamo light (thanks online German bike shop!)...
02-27-23, 07:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,535
Posted By ehcoplex

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Fenders installed...... finally.... For whatever reason, these were the...
02-23-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 857
Posted By cudak888

Here's a closeup at the crown jewel lighting the...

Here's a closeup at the crown jewel lighting the room.

It took far too long to find it, cost far too much to get it, and I was far too indulgent in the execution of it's installation.
...
02-21-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By SurferRosa

A good deal. A new set on ebay is $63+tax ......

A good deal. A new set on ebay is $63+tax ... that is if they make it to your door from Taiwan.
02-13-23, 03:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,233
Posted By rgvg

Frek Story Video (Youtube)

Pardon me if this has been posted before but I didn't recall seeing it in the past few days https://youtu.be/UiJw0uifm8g
02-12-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By northbend

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52685679320_e1...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52685679320_e1ed403ac0_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2ogDSVo)MF ride Feb 12 (https://flic.kr/p/2ogDSVo) by Matthew Pendergast...
02-05-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By The Golden Boy

I have a 1965 Fender Jazz Bass- One day I noticed...

I have a 1965 Fender Jazz Bass- One day I noticed that one of the little saddle adjustment screws was missing- no idea when/where it happened- and it's a tiny little screw. The thought of putting a...
01-29-23, 07:21 AM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By rccardr

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84...

31 mile jaunt on the new and newly built 84 Raleigh Gran Tour. Frame was new in the box with full provenance.
Pretty rare sports tourer, 120 OLD rear, combination of 531 and 531c.
Built with a...
01-28-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 503
Posted By mrv

Iím using old Suntour power ratchets with 8spd. ...

Iím using old Suntour power ratchets with 8spd.
Shifting pull amount is fine. Like Grant at RivBike says friction takes a little finesse with your feet.

As always with friction, a little tweaking...
01-24-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By Catnap

Thank you! I'd humbly add that in addition to...

Thank you! I'd humbly add that in addition to timing, it's about being curious and being willing to ask questions / pull on loose threads to see where they go. The adventure began on an empty...
01-23-23, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By nlerner

Lovely late afternoon commute: ...

Lovely late afternoon commute:

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01-22-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By jjhabbs

Madison Bike Swap Haul!

Had a great day at the madison Bike swap. I also got to see Lon Haldermen for the first time in a minute. Video coming soon. I'll sell the Cannondale frameset at the Chicago Winter swap in February....
01-21-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By LBCwanabe

1984 Raleigh Kodiak 700c conversion. Large tires need apply.

I was fortunate enough to pick up the above-mentioned bike from marketplace. It originally had 27Ē tires. Now it has enough room for 38c and fenders. I built up for my spring bike. ISO a nice front...
01-18-23, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20,146
Views: 2,581,412
Posted By Prowler

More unexpected January weather so real cardio...

More unexpected January weather so real cardio under real skies again. Rode the converted Trek 850 on the Thun (pronounced "tune") section of the Schuylkill River trail. It's always a pleasant ride...
01-17-23, 09:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,939
Posted By nlerner

Some years back, I spotted a Raleigh SuperCourse...

Some years back, I spotted a Raleigh SuperCourse fork on eBay for not much money and figured it would be useful at some point (it was). It came with this attached:
...
01-17-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 159,366
Posted By Repack Rider

I scanned the bike review of the Cimarron from...

I scanned the bike review of the Cimarron from the August, 1985 issue of Cyclist. Here are the specs from that review. You can read the review on my website here. ...
01-13-23, 08:46 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 84,790
Posted By thehammerdog

Bass

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01-12-23, 06:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 774
Posted By garryg

German City bike with a derailleur and internal hub!Hi Low range

My brother in law spotted this German city bike in a junk place and picked it up for me.Aluminum tubes,Cute little tool box,lock,dynamo, a derailleur and an internal hub! Hi Low range...
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