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Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-07-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By Colville
I believe we have decided to go with the OEM...

I believe we have decided to go with the OEM "Barracuda" or "roofrush" racks for our Volkswagen. They are made by MONT BLANC which is a european company and can hold bikes up to 35 pounds (ours are...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-07-13, 06:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Colville
I believe we have decided to go with the OEM...

I believe we have decided to go with the OEM "Barracuda" or "roofrush" racks for our Volkswagen. They are made by MONT BLANC which is a european company and can hold bikes up to 35 pounds (ours are...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-17-13, 09:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By Colville
Finally some good feedback! Thank you guys!!

Finally some good feedback! Thank you guys!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-16-13, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,714
Posted By Colville
PLEASE... Help here with car carriers for a bicycle with fenders.

Also posted this in the general discussion but not getting too many solid answers. Hope someone has some experience here with this.

I have done tons of research and called tons of places and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-16-13, 11:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Colville
Not getting too many solid answers here... I cant...

Not getting too many solid answers here... I cant be the only person with a bike with fenders that needs to transport them by car. anything else guys? Thanks!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-16-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Colville
Here is the bikes from some photos I pulled off...

Here is the bikes from some photos I pulled off the internet. I also put up a photo of our car with the OEM bars installed.




http://www.papillionaire.com/img/shop/classicnavy.jpg

...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-16-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Colville
Thanks... Our bikes really arent that...

Thanks...

Our bikes really arent that heavy, maybe 20lbs? Im all for steel lugged frames so thats all i buy.

Also, as far as carriers that just mount on the car itself... Probably not...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-16-13, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By Colville
PLEASE... Help here with car carriers for a bicycle with fenders.

I have done tons of research and called tons of places and still not 100% sure with what I want to go with for a bicycle carrier. So here I am asking for good opinions and what to do.

Heres what...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-13, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By Colville
Very cool!

Very cool!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-24-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
Thanks guys, I will definitely take all this into...

Thanks guys, I will definitely take all this into consideration. Good information and I appreciate it all!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
In that case, we need to lift up our seats a bit...

In that case, we need to lift up our seats a bit then. Thank you!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
So where should I be when seated on the bike? ...

So where should I be when seated on the bike? Tip Toes?

Yeah, I plan on getting one of those sweet looking leather seat bags, :) I like the old looking stuff. Thanks for the info!! Keep it...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-13, 09:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,636
Posted By Colville
:popcorn

:popcorn
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
Oh and thanks for the light reccomendations, I'll...

Oh and thanks for the light reccomendations, I'll definitely look into them!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
Oh and when I was looking for vintage bikes... I...

Oh and when I was looking for vintage bikes... I was looking for pre-war era bicycles, like skip-tooth type. Those are pretty pricey if they arent rusted to hell... atleast that was my experiance in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
I am definitely attracted to the styling and...

I am definitely attracted to the styling and quality of the older stuff, but also like to support small companies bringing this look back. So I just went the easy way and got the Papillionaires. ...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Colville
I need to correct myself here, my bike does have...

I need to correct myself here, my bike does have 2 holes in the rear fender, one is a sort of alignment hole for the reflector housing, the other is the stud hole where it mounts so the Fenderbot may...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Colville
Thanks for the info! I'll give it a shot on that...

Thanks for the info! I'll give it a shot on that frame tube and see how it looks. Wanting to possibly try the Fenderbot taillight but it looks like it takes 2 holes and really dont want to put more...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Colville
Newbie here with questions, THANKS!!

This is also posted in the vintage bicycle thread area so I apologize ahead of time if im not supposed to do that, just trying to get as much information as I can :) Thanks ahead of time guys!

I...
Forum: Southeast Regional Rides and Events 07-23-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By Colville
Columbia sc outspoken

My favorite bike shop in town does a get together ride every Thursday afternoon starting at their shop. I have yet to be able to make one (Always working) but I hope to make one soon. For all the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Colville
Newbie with some questions here, thanks for any help!

I just typed a very long thread and it got deleted so let me see if I can remember everything I just typed :notamused:

I am new to the whole adult bicycling thing and my wife and I just purchased...
Forum: Introductions 07-23-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By Colville
New from the Carolinas

Just introducing myself here. My name is Cole, and i'm trying to learn more about bicycling. I'm new to the whole adult bicycling thing and just purchased my wife and I each a Papillionaire. We...
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