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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,736
Posted By David Newton
Regular wood is a mistake for frames, unless you...

Regular wood is a mistake for frames, unless you are just trying to prove something. For actual use most wood is too likely to crack along the grain and make an impaling machine.
A bamboo wood...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 908
Posted By David Newton
I suggest a Bridgestone 300.

I suggest a Bridgestone 300.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-03-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By David Newton
I think this is maybe the third mention of...

I think this is maybe the third mention of Vianelli bikes in C&V history, so I shall show my mid 80's Vianelli Pro, as it was sold to me by the guy who bought it in from Italy and did the repaint....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-29-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By David Newton
Here is a Miyata 710 for my college-going son who...

Here is a Miyata 710 for my college-going son who wanted a coaster instead of cable actuated brakes.
It is dead flat here in Texas.
Bought a built wheel from Velomine in 26x1-3/8" since I had a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-14-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 440
Posted By David Newton
I would like to find a narrow body freewheel and...

I would like to find a narrow body freewheel and load it with 16-20-24t cogs for my flatland rides. It is all that I need around here. I'm doing it mechanically now by screwing in the adjuster screws...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-03-15, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By David Newton
Well what if someone buys it for that? At least...

Well what if someone buys it for that? At least he isn't calling it a PX10.
It isn't illegal to try.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,060
Posted By David Newton
The guy is probably laughing to think there are...

The guy is probably laughing to think there are people who actually pay good money for this old bicycle junk.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-26-15, 10:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,234
Posted By David Newton
Oh boy Path Racers! Is that like a race on paths?...

Oh boy Path Racers! Is that like a race on paths?
The top pic is Major Taylor, right? A true "path racer".
Isn't the second picture a photo-shop job?
Is the bottom pic a Pashley Guv'nor? Not a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-01-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 731
Posted By David Newton
It was a Schwinn Antique, you know, the model...

It was a Schwinn Antique, you know, the model name, just below the Varsity in price.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-15-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By David Newton
I don't even see any live rust to be concerned...

I don't even see any live rust to be concerned with.
"Rust removal" dipping in oxalic acid bath, makes bare metal, and then will want paint. If you begin by rubbing the entire frame with paste wax,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-14-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,999
Posted By David Newton
Start by not painting it.

Start by not painting it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,298
Posted By David Newton
There were many bike builders, large & small...

There were many bike builders, large & small shops, at the start of the 20th century. As time went on the numbers dwindled, WWI and the world-wide depression took a toll, the 30's were a good time,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-24-15, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,294
Posted By David Newton
Take your bike to a bike shop and let them...

Take your bike to a bike shop and let them measure and sell you one that fits correctly.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-17-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,367
Posted By David Newton
I cannot believe this thread has gone 3 pages...

I cannot believe this thread has gone 3 pages without the Bicycle Bungee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLKBy5ioPbg...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-14-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By David Newton
Did not the Reynolds tube-set that contained all...

Did not the Reynolds tube-set that contained all the tubes, forks and stays come with decals in the box that said "made with Reynolds tubes forks & stays" and no fork decals?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-13-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,660
Posted By David Newton
Thermos!

Thermos!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-02-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 556
Posted By David Newton
If it will be only for occasional riding, the...

If it will be only for occasional riding, the older bike will be more interesting, the "vintage vibe". Other than that, color & finish condition are most important considerations.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-01-15, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By David Newton
I have an '86 Bridgestone 300, so it is very...

I have an '86 Bridgestone 300, so it is very close to your bike. I bought the 700c CR18 wheelset from Velomine, and they are perfect, fitted with Panaracer Pasela's 32mm. I can't imagine a better...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-25-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By David Newton
Right, the levers are unusual, but not exactly...

Right, the levers are unusual, but not exactly rare. The bike is worth getting, by all means you should jump on it if it fits you.
If it is a Reg Harris with 531 (look for a 531 decal, on the seat...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-25-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,133
Posted By David Newton
Thanks everyone. I play my guitar every day &...

Thanks everyone.
I play my guitar every day & twice on Sunday, so there.
I can't ride, it is winter in Texas, it's wet & in the high 30's, so we're pretty much shut down.
So I suppose I'll do that...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-25-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,133
Posted By David Newton
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 02-25-15, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By David Newton
It is a Raleigh club racer, maybe a Reg Harris,...

It is a Raleigh club racer, maybe a Reg Harris, 50's most likely. The wood rims & fenders aren't original on "the all-steel bicycle" but are a nice feature and were probably added by the original...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Sales 02-09-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By David Newton
I'll take, if not already taken, the Sakae SX...

I'll take, if not already taken, the Sakae SX (170 52/42) With Dust Caps $15.00 + Shipping
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-05-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 955
Posted By David Newton
If you were looking for a 3 speed, this one found...

If you were looking for a 3 speed, this one found you!
I don't see anything French about it, except the lug lining.
It looks like a British "clone" bike, maybe Hercules or Elswick, but it doesn't...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-01-15, 11:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,335
Posted By David Newton
Yesterday I was telling my wife I really need to...

Yesterday I was telling my wife I really need to dig that trench and put in a new power line to the shop out back. Then I went for a ride and saw a man emptying the back of his truck into a trash...
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