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Old 06-24-10, 11:10 AM   #1
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Show us your classic Orange bikes!!

One of the best colors for a classic bike.post yours and check out mine. lets make this an Orange only thread
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Old 06-24-10, 11:16 AM   #2
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wasn't there one of these like 3 weeks ago?
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Hmm, I thought we had done this once already, but I was wrong. We've done it twice in the last year:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ghlight=orange

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ghlight=orange

Which reminds me... I have to get a new photo of my Orange Norman. Keep this thread active until Monday, and I'll get to it!
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Old 06-24-10, 04:01 PM   #5
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what a great superior. i thought these were lugless bikes? did they make different types or is this a special one??
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what a great superior. i thought these were lugless bikes? did they make different types or is this a special one??
The Superiors were of the 4130 fillet brazed variety (even the early ones) up until 1978. The model was dropped in 1979, and the name was reintroduced in 1981 on frames built up from leftovers after the Paramounts were discontinued in 1979. It has been argued that some extremely early Superiors might be Paramounts, and at least one is - the example shown in the 1981/82 catalogs. The "new" Superior lasted until 1983.

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It's so refreshing to see that beautiful classic after all the brifters, ergo bars and Thompson posts that have been appearing in C&V lately!
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I swear there's already been an orange bike thread but... sure, I'll play

'73 Varsity

As found at the city dump


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wait a minute....thats red. orange only!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Bang & Olufsen branded made in Taiwan by Rand.

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I posted these in the last orange-bike thread, but glad for the opportunity to do it again:

2009 Ebisu


Univega Competizione (orange powdercoat)


Raleigh Super Course (no longer part of the herd)


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Like all your bikes, an amazing blend of function and artistry. Truly beautiful.
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Like all your bikes, an amazing blend of function and artistry. Truly beautiful.
Thank you very much. I only wish I would get off my bum and finish this one - it's virtually complete as it is right now, except for a few small things.

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I'll post it again:










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Here,s my 10 cents worth ---- [IMG][/IMG] [IMG][/IMG]
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Simple, light, quick. Sadly, no longer part of our aluminum family.


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I'll play again, too!
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wait a minute....thats red. orange only!!!!!!!!!!!!
No, it's Schwinn Sunset Orange. Look at the first two pics; it's the same bike below. It just looks a little redder in the last pic for some reason.
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Not mine, but it's classic and orange up for sale here on the local CL for all you orange bike lovers.

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Like a broken record..............here's mine again. 73 Super Mistral Fastback custom.

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I am not sure how classic this one is but it is unusual. !977 Schwinn Sprint. The head badge makes it an A[rill 1977 bike although the frame was built in earlier. This model is listed for sale only in 1974/75 but some 1976s are known to exist. I think Schwinn found they had a bunch of left over frames and built another batch in the spring of 1977. There is one other one around that was built in May of 1977. This color was never used on Sprints in the 1974 to 1976 era and the decals are different also than the earlier bikes. Roger
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Here is my orange Voyager....
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Like a broken record..............here's mine again. 73 Super Mistral Fastback custom.

That's a broken record of a song that you never tire of. I could look at that a few times a day every day and it would still make me smile.
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50cm Colin Laing of Reynolds 531.

Suntour Cyclone derailleurs, index DT shifters, Superbe brake set w drop bolt on rear, Sugino Mighty Tour crank, Campy triple BB, Avocet hubs to Gentleman rims in 27". 3T cockpit and seat post.

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