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Old 06-16-19, 06:05 PM
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Show Us Your Bikes Starting With J

Here's your chance to show us your bikes alphabetically!

It goes like this: every fortnight I'll start a new thread with a new letter in alphabetical order. Post your classic and vintage bikes that correspond to that letter, eg; C = Cinelli, Carlton, Ciocc. M = Mercian, Masi, Motobecane. And so on and so forth. The letter of the fortnight should correspond with the marque, not the model. For example; you could post your Tommasini Prestige in the T thread, but not in the P thread. If you're not sure, take a look at the word on your downtube. There's a grey area with people's names - Bruce Gordon, Claud Butler, etc., but I'll leave it up to the owners which thread is preferred. Make sense?

So let's see your Janssens, JMC's and Juerciottis...wait a minute.
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Old 06-16-19, 06:12 PM
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When did Jamis start "making" bikes? I'd love to see a vintage Jamis if they exist.
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Old 06-16-19, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Dirt Farmer View Post
When did Jamis start "making" bikes? I'd love to see a vintage Jamis if they exist.
Quite some time ago, apparently: https://www.evanscycles.com/coffeest...ars-of-history
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Old 06-27-19, 12:21 PM
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Waiting for the K-thread.
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Old 06-27-19, 04:15 PM
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Here's a Janssen, with the elusive XO Sewepe group:



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Old 06-27-19, 04:25 PM
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Old 06-27-19, 04:27 PM
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How 'bout a "Jeff Bumby?"

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Old 06-27-19, 04:42 PM
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Sweet - what is this? Can't quite read the decal.
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Old 06-27-19, 05:08 PM
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How 'bout a "Jeff Bumby?"
I think we had this in the B thread. However, given the quantity of J marques, I'll take it!
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Nice. What's the story behind that?
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Here's a Janssen, with the elusive XO Sewepe group:
I wonder if you set up an ebay search for that you'd get any hits?
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I had an old Armstrong 3-speed with drop bars and a 4-speed Cyclo cog block. I painted "Junko" on the fork blades. Gave it away long ago, but it was great fun as a theft-resistant campus commuter.
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Any chance it comes in Screaming Yellow?
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Sweet - what is this? Can't quite read the decal.
J P Weigle

Here's one of the same bike from last September, back when Peter was riding it and before I got it.

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I'm loving the level of "huh, never heard of that one" content in the J thread so far. Good stuff.
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A young Bernard Hinault with a Juaneda.
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I wonder if you set up an ebay search for that you'd get any hits?
Google says yes, you would:

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Nice. What's the story behind that?
Cees Jonkers had a bike shop in Rotterdam from 1980 to 2005, from which he catered to local racers and other enthusiasts. Really nice bikes, so when this came along I picked it up, on the off chance that mrs non-fixie would one day want to try it. It took a few years and some gentle persuasion, but she currently rides it on her trainer.

Here are a couple of others that currently reside in my attic. The blue frame is my size, and will be built up. One day ...



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Fantastic. So what did we see?

Jacques Anquetil
Jan Janssen
Jeff Bumby
Jeunet
Joco
John Deere
Jonkers
JP Weigle

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Originally Posted by P!N20 View Post
Fantastic. So what did we see?

Jacques Anquetil
Jan Janssen
Jeff Bumby
Joco
Jonkers
JP Weigle
I could list my Jon Tallerico and avoid competing with all the TREKs.
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Where would a Bob Jackson go?
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Where would a Bob Jackson go?
Wherever it wants

B or J - although there were a few in the B thread.
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