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

40 Years Ago: May 1980 in Bicycling magazine

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.

40 Years Ago: May 1980 in Bicycling magazine

Old 05-17-20, 09:29 AM
  #1  
SpeedofLite 
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
SpeedofLite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Henderson, NV, USA
Posts: 1,599

Bikes: Litespeed (9); Slingshot (6); Specialized (2); Kestrel (2); Centurion (2); Cervelo (1); FELT (1); Fuji (1); Trek (2)

Mentioned: 26 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 351 Post(s)
Liked 1,693 Times in 618 Posts
40 Years Ago: May 1980 in Bicycling magazine

Good 40-year old stuff this month.

Included in this post are the following:
John Marino cover story, including an ad for the PACER 2000 computer he used.
Cyclists with Special Needs
Visit with inventor Phil Wood
The Eric Heiden article is attached as a pdf.

As usual, let me know if you'd like to see something else listed in the ToC and I'll do my best to send you a pdf.
Just send me a PM that includes your email address.

















Attached Files
__________________
WTB: Slingshot bicycle promotional documents (catalog, pamphlets, etc).
WTB: American Cycling May - Aug, Oct, Dec 1966.
WTB: Bicycle Guide issues 1984 (any); Jun 1987; Jul, Nov/Dec 1992; Apr 1994; 1996 -1998 (any)
WTB: Bike World issue Jun 1974.













SpeedofLite is offline  
Old 05-17-20, 09:53 AM
  #2  
bikemig 
Senior Member
 
bikemig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Middle Earth (aka IA)
Posts: 19,555

Bikes: A bunch of old bikes and a few new ones

Mentioned: 169 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5504 Post(s)
Liked 2,438 Times in 1,565 Posts
Neat article on Eric Heiden; it also talks about his sister Beth. I went to grade school with them in Madison. The grade school had 2 skating rinks and we used them all winter. Beth would beat all the boys pretty badly speed skating and that was a big deal in grade school,
bikemig is online now  
Likes For bikemig:
Old 05-17-20, 10:00 AM
  #3  
cheffyjay
Junior Member
 
cheffyjay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Seattle
Posts: 123

Bikes: Masi Gran Criterium, Derosa, Ron Cooper, Davidson, Miyata 912, Le Jeune, Klein Rascals, AMP Research B3, B4, B5, PX10,Holdsworth, Schwinn Paramount, Frejus,Simoncini, Cecil Walker, Bianchi + Ti Cycles cyclocross

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 42 Post(s)
Liked 72 Times in 29 Posts
i just bought a copy of that issue!
cheffyjay is offline  
Old 05-17-20, 11:02 AM
  #4  
Lemond1985
Sophomore Member
 
Lemond1985's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 2,690
Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1626 Post(s)
Liked 1,051 Times in 627 Posts
I probably saw that issue in 1980, and looked at that guy's face and thought, "I'll never end up looking like him". 40 years later, I find out i was wrong.


Lemond1985 is offline  
Old 05-17-20, 12:51 PM
  #5  
52telecaster
ambulatory senior
 
52telecaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Peoria Il
Posts: 4,827

Bikes: Bob Jackson World Tour, Falcon and lots of other bikes.

Mentioned: 61 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1460 Post(s)
Liked 1,679 Times in 845 Posts
Phil wood article was cool. Ty.
52telecaster is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.