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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-30-16, 03:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,389
Posted By non-fixie
Welcome to Bikeforums, Ben! Thanks for checking...

Welcome to Bikeforums, Ben! Thanks for checking in. Any chance of a few pics?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-29-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 368
Posted By non-fixie
Me too, but the rather rusty one I came across...

Me too, but the rather rusty one I came across had a 200 price tag.

I finally got these last year at the jumble in Gaiole for 40. They go nicely with the aluminum bottles the L'Eroica...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-16, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 420
Posted By non-fixie
My wife refuses to try drop bars, but does like...

My wife refuses to try drop bars, but does like multiple hand positions, so if it were up to her all her bikes would probably have butterfly bars. Here's one of them (with the saddle still at my test...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,229
Posted By non-fixie
I spent the past week finishing my Roy Thame...

I spent the past week finishing my Roy Thame build. I decided on what I thought would be the nicest selection of parts I had in the bin for a touring bike: Brooks Pro saddle, MAFAC brakes, TA triple...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 586
Posted By non-fixie
SR MTE-100 ...

SR MTE-100 (http://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=B07D96CC-C4CF-482B-A9A7-4F4E49D66BEC&Enum=105)seatpost. Found it on my Union Randonneur, which I bought because my curiosity got the better of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 586
Posted By non-fixie
If too little setback is the issue: ...

If too little setback is the issue:

http://myalbum.com/photo/jN7TtBTl6osJ/540.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-27-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By non-fixie
Any indication that this bike may have come from...

Any indication that this bike may have come from Holland? There's a bike wholesaler called Flier here, that's been around for half a century or so ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-16, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By non-fixie
Yes, buy and take more pictures. We'll do the...

Yes, buy and take more pictures. We'll do the drooling. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By non-fixie
Welcome to Bikeforums! Nice bike. Bikes like...

Welcome to Bikeforums!

Nice bike. Bikes like this one were made in France from the thirties into the early sixties, I believe. This could be a very late example, but more likely an earlier bike...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 983
Views: 59,637
Posted By non-fixie
Fritz is 'helping' me with the housing. ...

Fritz is 'helping' me with the housing.

http://myalbum.com/photo/GXlgOdvrxeqf/1k0.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 432,327
Posted By non-fixie
Thank you. That was just the little push I...

Thank you. That was just the little push I needed. Getting there:

http://myalbum.com/photo/1iM62mEpaRJn/1k0.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 408
Posted By non-fixie
I will venture out and even say: very nice!

I will venture out and even say: very nice!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 264
Posted By non-fixie
Welcome! I think most of us ended up here like...

Welcome! I think most of us ended up here like that, come to think of it. "Hey, a bike .... Maybe I can fix it ...."
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 07-22-16, 01:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 288
Posted By non-fixie
Looks like we'll be getting the correct underwear...

Looks like we'll be getting the correct underwear shortly.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-22-16, 01:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 368
Posted By non-fixie
So it's a lifestyle? Not the lack of one?

So it's a lifestyle? Not the lack of one?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By non-fixie
For use with cotton tape I prefer these rubber...

For use with cotton tape I prefer these rubber Velox plugs (http://www.singlespeedshop.com/Single-Speed---Fixed-Gear/Barends-407/Velox-Bar-End-Plugs.html).
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 11:20 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 25,236
Posted By non-fixie
Like! :)

Like! :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 04:27 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 25,236
Posted By non-fixie
Seems I have missed this thread until now. Here...

Seems I have missed this thread until now. Here are some of mine.

Peugeot PA60:

http://myalbum.com/photo/GLb5Oy6nC6Xd/540.jpg

Mercier somethingorother:
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 432,327
Posted By non-fixie
Nice! I need this kind of inspiration, as I'm...

Nice! I need this kind of inspiration, as I'm still undecided about the build of my Roy Thame. I have narrowed it down to two options:

1. Light: MAFAC brakes and levers, Simplex retrofriction...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 11:22 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 31,178
Posted By non-fixie
BLT, last time I checked. But that may have been...

BLT, last time I checked. But that may have been in 1991. :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 04:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By non-fixie
With modern padded tapes bottom to top does...

With modern padded tapes bottom to top does indeed give better results, and is the way to go. However, I don't care for the finishing tape needed to secure the top.

On older bikes I always use...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-17-16, 02:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 448
Posted By non-fixie
Nice find. Looks like it was built by someone who...

Nice find. Looks like it was built by someone who knew his stuff.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By non-fixie
Don't know about the newfangled stuff, but with...

Don't know about the newfangled stuff, but with cotton the classic wrap is top to bottom, towards the rider. Gives a nice clean result and does not unravel.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 662
Posted By non-fixie
Black cotton, wrapped from the top to the bottom,...

Black cotton, wrapped from the top to the bottom, would be a correct choice.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-16, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 394
Posted By non-fixie
Most excellent!

Most excellent!
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