Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Classic & Vintage
Reload this Page >

January is White Bike Month

Notices
Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

January is White Bike Month

Old 01-03-18, 07:49 PM
  #26  
Fast Old Guy
 
Straightblock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Central California
Posts: 638
Mentioned: 20 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 145 Post(s)
Liked 672 Times in 177 Posts
Olmo Firenze with white garage door.



Edit: I just noticed the long brake cables. I've shortened them since this picture was taken.

Last edited by Straightblock; 01-03-18 at 08:33 PM.
Straightblock is offline  
Old 01-03-18, 08:27 PM
  #27  
Banned.
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Snohomish, WA.
Posts: 2,866
Mentioned: 33 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 469 Post(s)
Liked 2,443 Times in 646 Posts
My favorite bike(belonging to me)


Last edited by Roger M; 01-03-18 at 09:36 PM.
Roger M is offline  
Old 01-03-18, 08:29 PM
  #28  
Friendship is Magic
 
3alarmer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 22,984

Bikes: old ones

Mentioned: 304 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 26406 Post(s)
Liked 10,374 Times in 7,203 Posts
Torelli Super Strada and a PX-10

.
...I have a white 80's Paramount, but the photos won't load.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
013.jpg (824.4 KB, 707 views)
File Type: jpg
PX-10 (Prugnat) 001.jpg (985.3 KB, 703 views)
3alarmer is offline  
Old 01-03-18, 08:46 PM
  #29  
Senior Member
 
Steve Whitlatch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Chicago area
Posts: 3,455
Mentioned: 25 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 540 Post(s)
Liked 64 Times in 35 Posts
IMG_0663.jpg

IMG_0680.jpg

IMG_0979.jpg
__________________
My bikes: 1970`s Roberts - 1981 Miyata 912 - 1980`s Ocshner (Chrome) - 1987 Schwinn Circuit - 1987 Schwinn Prologue - 1992 Schwinn Crosspoint - 1999 Schwinn Circuit - 2014 Cannondale Super Six EVO
Steve Whitlatch is offline  
Old 01-03-18, 09:27 PM
  #30  
Still learning
 
oddjob2's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North of Canada, Adirondacks
Posts: 11,533

Bikes: Still a garage full

Mentioned: 92 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 847 Post(s)
Liked 66 Times in 44 Posts
I found some others in my stash.




Last edited by oddjob2; 01-04-18 at 09:42 AM.
oddjob2 is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 12:38 AM
  #31  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 233
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 57 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 1 Post
My white bike - a 1997 Trek 730 MultiTrack. Bought it to be my beater bike, but after some cleaning, lubing and adjusting - and customizing - it's become my favorite ride. It's a clean machine.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
PICT0986.JPG (411.6 KB, 623 views)
ModeratedUser17082018 is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 06:18 AM
  #32  
Banned.
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 27,199
Mentioned: 34 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 378 Post(s)
Liked 1,409 Times in 909 Posts
Originally Posted by AZORCH

The one and only CF frame I've ever owned.
Aegis?
RobbieTunes is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 07:53 AM
  #33  
aka: Dr. Cannondale
 
rccardr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 7,730
Mentioned: 234 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2152 Post(s)
Liked 3,402 Times in 1,203 Posts
A few tidy whities:





Robbie and IAB should remember this one. We spent a long weekend together in Wisconsin in July 2014:





And, of course, Schwinnderella:
__________________
Hard at work in the Secret Underground Laboratory...
rccardr is online now  
Old 01-04-18, 08:04 AM
  #34  
What??? Only 2 wheels?
 
jimmuller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Boston-ish, MA
Posts: 13,434

Bikes: 72 Peugeot UO-8, 82 Peugeot TH8, 87 Bianchi Brava, 76? Masi Grand Criterium, 74 Motobecane Champion Team, 86 & 77 Gazelle champion mondial, 81? Grandis, 82? Tommasini, 83 Peugeot PF10

Mentioned: 189 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1222 Post(s)
Liked 645 Times in 232 Posts
Originally Posted by noglider
Is that like running out of integers?
No. Color is a continuous property. Integers are not continuous, merely infinite in number.

Originally Posted by Chombi1
Huh!,..... Where the heck are all the Peugeots??!
We have a few already but most are white with black lugs. We need more with white lugs:



FWIW, it is now snowing. All the bikes are snug in their beds with visions of sugarplums in their headsets.
__________________
Real cyclists use toe clips.
With great bikes comes great responsibility.
jimmuller
jimmuller is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 08:59 AM
  #35  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 20,305
Mentioned: 130 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3464 Post(s)
Liked 2,829 Times in 1,995 Posts
Originally Posted by Andy_K
I'm looking forward to periwinkle-with-just-a-hint-of-chartreuse bike month.

But for now, here's my white-with-rust-highlights 1973 Nishiki Olympic.



My winter project is to rebuild this as a 1x6 with a flat bar and a bunch of components I've collected over multiple cullings from the Box O' Crap. My stretch goal is to clean up the rust and touch up the paint. If I like the way it rides I might even get it powder coated and re-decaled.
Reminds me of assembling these at the bike shop I worked for long ago. Not a bad fixed gear choice. Esge kickstands for them were cut at 285 line, most European bikes at 265. Reason was the Japanese did not want pedal strike lawsuits.
repechage is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 09:24 AM
  #36  
Senior Member
 
Pompiere's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 3,419

Bikes: 1984 Miyata 310, 1986 Schwinn Sierra, 2011 Jamis Quest, 1980 Peugeot TH8 Tandem, 1992 Performance Parabola, 1987 Ross Mt. Hood, 1988 Schwinn LeTour, 1988 Trek 400T, 1981 Fuji S12-S LTD, 197? FW Evans

Mentioned: 24 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 531 Post(s)
Liked 1,004 Times in 514 Posts
Originally Posted by Lazyass
This will be the least desirable bike in this thread, but I bought it brand new 21 years ago for $1200 and it's probably the best fitting ride I've ever had. 17lbs with a 6400 group.
Challenge accepted! $5 Huffy Techtra. With Paselas, it doesn't ride horribly, although it's too small. Weight isn't an issue here in the flat lands.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg
IMG_0001 (1024x645) - Copy.jpg (570.0 KB, 611 views)
Pompiere is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 10:18 AM
  #37  
Still learning
 
oddjob2's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: North of Canada, Adirondacks
Posts: 11,533

Bikes: Still a garage full

Mentioned: 92 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 847 Post(s)
Liked 66 Times in 44 Posts
Neglected by me for 4 years, paid $35, refurbished last month, but not dialed in. The new Ergo grips are very comfortable on flat bar MTBs.


Last edited by oddjob2; 01-04-18 at 10:03 PM.
oddjob2 is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 10:34 AM
  #38  
Senior Member
 
2cam16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: San Mateo,Ca.
Posts: 3,987

Bikes: TRIMMED DOWN THE HERD

Mentioned: 46 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1092 Post(s)
Liked 936 Times in 601 Posts
IMG_2861 by 2cam16, on Flickr
2cam16 is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 01:18 PM
  #39  
Senior Member
 
76SLT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2017
Location: Earlville, IL
Posts: 660

Bikes: Some Schwinns, Raleighs, Centurions, Crescent, Bianchi

Mentioned: 28 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 248 Post(s)
Liked 289 Times in 125 Posts
My white Crescent Competition 318
76SLT is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 03:07 PM
  #40  
Shifting is fun!
 
non-fixie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: South Holland, NL
Posts: 11,004

Bikes: Yes, please.

Mentioned: 280 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2198 Post(s)
Liked 4,600 Times in 1,764 Posts
Originally Posted by AZORCH

Neat Mercier that I sort of wish I still had around.
I can see why. Wonderful classic "colorway".
__________________
Are we having fun, or what ...



non-fixie is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 03:11 PM
  #41  
Shifting is fun!
 
non-fixie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: South Holland, NL
Posts: 11,004

Bikes: Yes, please.

Mentioned: 280 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2198 Post(s)
Liked 4,600 Times in 1,764 Posts
Found another white one, and not even a Raleigh. My Atala Clunker 100 Challenge contender from a few years back:

__________________
Are we having fun, or what ...



non-fixie is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 04:52 PM
  #42  
Banned.
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 27,199
Mentioned: 34 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 378 Post(s)
Liked 1,409 Times in 909 Posts
Originally Posted by rccardr

Robbie and IAB should remember this one. We spent a long weekend together in Wisconsin in July 2014:

Oh, yeah. Miles on paths, hill and dale. In fact, Hollandale. Was my vote for Best in Show at Bartali.
RobbieTunes is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 05:50 PM
  #43  
Senior Member
 
2cam16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: San Mateo,Ca.
Posts: 3,987

Bikes: TRIMMED DOWN THE HERD

Mentioned: 46 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1092 Post(s)
Liked 936 Times in 601 Posts
I forgot about my Mercier frame. A wall art for me.
IMG_9616 by 2cam16, on Flickr
2cam16 is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 05:52 PM
  #44  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: STP
Posts: 14,491
Mentioned: 74 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 821 Post(s)
Liked 255 Times in 142 Posts
I can see why you like it.

It's gorgeous.

Originally Posted by Roger M
My favorite bike(belonging to me)

gomango is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 05:53 PM
  #45  
What??? Only 2 wheels?
 
jimmuller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Boston-ish, MA
Posts: 13,434

Bikes: 72 Peugeot UO-8, 82 Peugeot TH8, 87 Bianchi Brava, 76? Masi Grand Criterium, 74 Motobecane Champion Team, 86 & 77 Gazelle champion mondial, 81? Grandis, 82? Tommasini, 83 Peugeot PF10

Mentioned: 189 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1222 Post(s)
Liked 645 Times in 232 Posts
Did that title say white-bike month or white bike-month?

__________________
Real cyclists use toe clips.
With great bikes comes great responsibility.
jimmuller
jimmuller is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 06:16 PM
  #46  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Utah
Posts: 8,671

Bikes: Paletti,Pinarello Monviso,Duell Vienna,Giordana XL Super,Lemond Maillot Juane.& custom,PDG Paramount,Fuji Opus III,Davidson Impulse,Pashley Guv'nor,Evans,Fishlips,Y-Foil,Softride, Tetra Pro, CAAD8 Optimo,

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2323 Post(s)
Liked 4,988 Times in 1,776 Posts
Not sure if these count but they are mostly white.

1989 Giordana Antares:



And the newly built up 1989 Centurion Ironman Expert:

__________________
Steel is real...and comfy.
jamesdak is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 06:33 PM
  #47  
SeŮor Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 895
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 284 Post(s)
Liked 296 Times in 149 Posts
Originally Posted by non-fixie
For some reason all my white bikes seem to be Raleighs.
Here's one that I passed along to a co-worker years ago, a Raleigh Grand Sports with mustache bars:


Guess it's actually white and blue.
CO_Hoya is offline  
Likes For CO_Hoya:
Old 01-04-18, 07:48 PM
  #48  
So it goes.
 
PilotFishBob's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: W. Tennessee
Posts: 965

Bikes: A few. Quite a few.

Mentioned: 24 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 432 Post(s)
Liked 639 Times in 261 Posts
Speaking of Grand Sports...
PilotFishBob is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 09:07 PM
  #49  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 763

Bikes: S-Works Stumpjumper HT Disc, Fuji Absolute, Kona Jake the Snake, '85 Cannondale SR900

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 219 Post(s)
Liked 217 Times in 142 Posts
About a foot of white outside right now...

But hereís my 1989 Trek 1000. My first aluminum road bike, and Iím liking it. Liking the bright white paint too.

Next steps are dealing with paint scuffs, better pedals, and new tires, preferably in 28... itís got 25mm now. Anyone know for certain whether 28s will work on these frames? I have some 32s lying around and thereís no way those are gonna happen...
Attached Images
Charliekeet is offline  
Old 01-04-18, 11:26 PM
  #50  
Senior Member
 
fleslider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Posts: 1,506

Bikes: 1974 Paramount ~ 1974 Raleigh Pro ~ 1977 Pro-Tour ~ 1978 TX900 ~ IronMan 85,87:E/M,88:M/Pro,89:E ~ 98 Peugeot Festina Replica

Mentioned: 92 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 477 Post(s)
Liked 179 Times in 91 Posts
its mostly white... as close to an all white bike as i have..

1988 Centurion Ironman Master

Last edited by fleslider; 01-02-19 at 09:56 PM. Reason: fix image
fleslider is offline  
Likes For fleslider:

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.