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Old 04-02-19, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by verktyg View Post
GITANI !!!




Spot on on the year. It's a 1975 Interclub. Why? The nutted BB spindle was for a Sugino Maxi or cheap Nervar 3 arm cast (melt forged) crank.



1974-75 head tube sticker in yellow or green.



1976 head tube sticker in yellow or green



From 1974-76 all just about all Gitanes had "Racing Team" stickers on the chain stays. Just like the foil sticker era bikes had "Custom Made" stickers on the seat tubes!



In 1976 there were a few Interclubs that came with 3 main tubes Reynolds frames but that's a different story.

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Originally Posted by juvela View Post
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ca. 1975, Huret honeycombs, BOCAMA Professional long point R1, "Racing Team" chainstay transfer.

we need to hear from Chas @verktyg



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Interesting aftermarket chain tensioner.....
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Interesting aftermarket chain tensioner.....
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
I have 3 decent frames right now (a Bianchi, a Trek, and a Tange 1 Nishiki) that I'm ready to drop off at GW, just because I hate selling stuff so much. I'd give them away here, but I don't want to deal with shipping. Sometimes GW is the easiest option.
They are going to throw them in the dumpster. They don't put stuff out that is "partial',
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Originally Posted by AngryFrankie View Post
They are going to throw them in the dumpster. They don't put stuff out that is "partial',
Right, please don't give them away. Maybe people here can help out- what size are the frames?

I hate selling too, but I just remind myself that if I sell it I can turn around and put the money into what I do need! But, yes, frames are really a pain compared to components. Dealing with fleabay is the worst too.
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I have a 54 cm road bike frame and two smallish hybrid frames. You guys are all on the east coast, and I am in CA. I have no problem with throwing them out, and any thrift store I donate them to, I will make sure they won't get tossed prior to handing them over. I was just using GW as an example. I know from personal experience that they are the most evil of all the thrift store chains, in their business practices. I have never, and will never donate anything to that place, I know better. I do buy stuff from them sometimes though.
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If there is a local bike co-op, they would be happy to take them.
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You could bone-pick them (or not) and then put them in some location, such as beside a MUP, where they'd likely be seen by an interested party, with a "Free" sign on them. We've found a couple bikes that way. Could even post a CL ad in the Free section with the location.
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This is one very "Rivendell-y Grant Pertesen-y" build:
  • dual top tubes
  • Brooks
  • Nitto
  • Shellac-ed tape
  • Bars above saddle and wide enough to steer a battleship
  • low end rear derailleur
  • about $2K overpriced


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Rivendell Sam Hillborne - $3200 (Topsfield)



I'm selling a like new Rivendell Sam Hillborne road bike. This bike was assembled by Harris Cyclery.
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Build for Blue 58cm Rivendell Sam Hillborne:

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Handelbar: Nitto Noodle - 46cm
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Brake Levers: Tektro TRP RRL Retro BRL 29 001- 9cm
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Brakes: Tektro R559
Crank Set: Sugino XD 600 (Triple) 175mm 46x36x26
Wheel Set: 700c Velosity Dyad Rims (36)
Hubs: White M15 (36) w/ DT Competition spokes
Tires: Compass Barlow Pass 700c x 38mm
Front Derailleur: IRD Alpina 28 6mm FD224
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Honest question here, what purpose does the double top tube serve? On a 67cm frame, I could see a want for stiffness, maybe, but on a 58cm frame? If you need to add another top tube, doesn't that signify you're using tubing that's overly thin walled?
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
I have a 54 cm road bike frame and two smallish hybrid frames. You guys are all on the east coast, and I am in CA. I have no problem with throwing them out, and any thrift store I donate them to, I will make sure they won't get tossed prior to handing them over. I was just using GW as an example. I know from personal experience that they are the most evil of all the thrift store chains, in their business practices. I have never, and will never donate anything to that place, I know better. I do buy stuff from them sometimes though.
Cool. I was just hoping for a free frame if you were nearby. Or at least someone else getting into riding, it's a noble hobby imo.
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Originally Posted by Chr0m0ly View Post
Honest question here, what purpose does the double top tube serve? On a 67cm frame, I could see a want for stiffness, maybe, but on a 58cm frame? If you need to add another top tube, doesn't that signify you're using tubing that's overly thin walled?
I'm not really sure. I want to say that Grant Peterson liked that utilitarian bikes in third world countries had them and so he wanted it to be uber-reliable. But I'm not sure that is correct or something someone else used as an example of supporting the idea.

I tried a 60cm Sam Hillborne that also had a double top tube and I found it really heavy and stiff. I rode it a few times and sold it on. I also took Rivendell's advice and put Schwalbe Marathon Green Guard tires (700 x 38mm) on it and they could have caused part of the sluggishness of the ride. I just checked and they no longer have a double top tube model so my guess is they realized their error.

It scared me on production frames because I now wonder if they were designed for 300 pounds in case someone heavy breaks one and sues. Having a 35" inseam means I should ride a 24" frame, but I wonder if they were designed for people 6' 2", 225 pounds and not 5' 10", 180 pound me. I bought the Sam Hillborne to get my handlebars high enough, but now I realize I just need to work hard on my flexibility and core strength in order to fit standard bikes without getting back and shoulder issues. I just don't have the money for a custom.
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Originally Posted by juvela View Post
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ca. 1975, Huret honeycombs, BOCAMA Professional long point R1, "Racing Team" chainstay transfer.

we need to hear from Chas @verktyg



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Oof, I just bought one like that a few weeks ago, but with fatter tires.

Rough, but not bad for the $100 asking price.
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
I have a 54 cm road bike frame and two smallish hybrid frames. You guys are all on the east coast, and I am in CA. I have no problem with throwing them out, and any thrift store I donate them to, I will make sure they won't get tossed prior to handing them over. I was just using GW as an example. I know from personal experience that they are the most evil of all the thrift store chains, in their business practices. I have never, and will never donate anything to that place, I know better. I do buy stuff from them sometimes though.
Just the size I ride. Where in CA are you located?
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Not real vintage, but if anybody is looking for a mini-Madone... somewhat rare now.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/TREK-MADONE...-/223462089650

650c wheels.

Looks purple in one photo, but I think it is blue.




Small women's bike?
That dream Carbon Fiber bike for the kids?
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I'd love to see those receipts totaling $7000....

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CUSTOM RACE BIKE - $1000 (P*****Y)

PINARELLO CUSTOM RACE BIKE. ALL THE BEST. HAVE RECEIPTS TOTALING 7000 asking 1000..7000 invested best offer
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https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bi...857445407.htmlTed Wojcik trail bike - $2000 (P*****Y MA)


Ted Wojcik custom off road trail bike for sale. Only 20 made. Have over 6000 invested asking 2000. Call John and will give you details of bike
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Vintage Flamingo Team Fuji Road Bicycle - $299 (Saugus)

Vintage Flamingo Team Fuji Road Bicycle, Japanese-manufactured, with all original parts in near-pristine condition. The bicycle features a Chrome Molybdenum frame, a Suntour Superbe derailleur set and Araya alloy rims. Seldom-used.
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1984 Pinarello Treviso Campione Olimpico d'italia - $799 (Haverhill Massachusetts)

Year ...1984

Make ... Pinarello

Model ... Trevisio Campione Olimpico d'italia

Type.. Road Racing

Size... 60cm

Frame and Fork material ... Columbus Steel


COMPONENTS

Brake calipers .. Campagnalo

Levers... Dia Compe (IDK) Lol

Foward Derailleur ... 2 speed Campagnalo

Rear Derailleur ... 6 speed Campagnalo

Shifter levers... Campagnalo lower bar frame bar mounted rabbit ear design

Bottom bracket... Campagnalo

Crankset... Campagnalo

Crank Arms 172mm Campagnalo

Sprockets.... Campagnalo (compact)

Handlebars ... Cinelli Campione Del Mondo

Handlebar Tape... Cinelli Bike Ribbon

Stem .. Cinelli

Rims .. 700c F.I.R Squadra Corse Tour 192

Hubs... Campagnalo

Rear Cogg.. 6 speed Campagnalo

Spokes ... 14ga stainless

Axles... Campagnalo quick release skewers

Tires... 700 x 25c Contiental Super Sports

Saddle .... Turbo

Post.... Avenir

Headset... Campagnalo


This bicycle was purchased brand new by original owner exported from Italy in the mid 1980s and is in original survivor condition! Steel tubing is rust/dent free (seat tube internally is MINT) paint and decals are 100% original! Still very vibrant with just normal signs of wear! Has a few blemishes/scratches/nicks from simply just sitting around for decades and being moved about in storage but nothing major! Nothing caused by intentional neglect or via accident! The exposed chrome/stainless on the lower rear bar that runs from tje BB to the horizental dropout is clean! No pitting dents scrapes or scratches! Nor is there any RUST DENTS DINGS CRACKS REWELDS nor REPAIRS ever.... Components are 98% original with exception to the tires, seat post, and for whatever reason the brake levers! Includes the gorgeous period correct Campagnalo Pedals, straps, and cages! I'm not exactly sure which Campagnalo groupset this is but every piece is ornate and nearly MINT!! cranks and sprockets show miniscule signs of wear and the brake calipers and pads are mint also. The F.I.R rims are true and the rim edges show minimal signs of wear also. Must see simply gorgeous! I pretty much left it the way i purchased except for installing period correct contiental SS tires and I sprayed it down with WD40 for preservation purposes. They don't make em nearly as nice as this anymore! Serious inquires only please sold on a first come first serve basis only please no exceptions
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BILENKY One Of A Kind COMMUTER/TRAVEL 26” Wheels S&S COUPLERS - $900 (BOSTON University)

Hand-built for a special lady by one of Mr. Bilenky’s right-hands.
That builder went on to found his own frame building shop & his own brand of hand-built frame.
Built of Reynolds & Tange tubing
Accommodates 26” (559) wheels, internal hub gearing & internal hub brakes.
S & S Couplers allow it to come apart for easy storage and/or travel.
No dents or dings.
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Brand new you would likely be paying about 3 times the price posted here.
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Free Cannondale..posted about 7pm central time. No idea what it is..Dubuque Iowa

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I think having two top tubes would make it stronger so it would be more resistant to bending in a head-on collision. That's the only advantage I can think of. Well, it might look cool, so there's that.

And should they be called top tubes? Shouldn't they be called a top tube and a middle tube?
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Gitane Record 1987 - $200


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Two 1985 Fat Chance Kickers: His 19.5" / Hers 18" Both Excellent - $800 (Sharon)





His and Hers Fat Chance Kicker bicycles. Original owners. Meticulously maintained. All original components. Excellent condition. Ridable and functional like the day they were built.

Please read the entire post (or at least most of it) before replying. I'm willing to negotiate to a reasonable price, so offer accordingly. Asking $800 for each; $1500 for both, $2,000 includes all the swag).

His: 19.5" / 49.5 mm
Hers: 18" / 46 mm
Measured center of bottom bracket to center of top tube at the seat post.

The components are 95% original, primarily first generation Deore XT (deer head). The cranks, seat posts and pedals are what was available in stock at the Somerville Avenue storefront factory the day we built them.

On His the pedals, tires, and seat post binder were upgraded when Shimano released these as Deore XT components (still have the original components).

Major Fixes: His: A few broken and replaced spokes. New chain. His and Hers: The crank axle collars (these bottom brackets have the pressed-in bearings) have been replaced. His was ridden thousands of miles (though not in the past 20 years), Hers maybe a few hundred. The orange powder coat is starting to peel from His (more than Hers) but there's no rust. Both His and Hers spent their entire lives indoors.

His is the actual "model" used in the 1985 catalog. In the posted photos, you'll see the actual prints and chromes from the photo shoot, used when the catalog was produced and printed.

When we built His and Hers, he decided to affix the older decals to these frames (the Balloon Font logo). Look closely and you'll notice the new logo is used on the catalog page but the downtube has the older logo. Sorry, He really liked the original look.

The memorabilia and bicycles are part of our personal collection. He served as the Fat City marketing communication consultant from 1983-1985, and continued the collection in subsequent years as the brand began to gain in popularity. There's the Chris Chance Cycles first catalog of road bicycles. The direct mail piece announcing the Kicker, prepared for dealers. Yo Eddy team jersey (Size Small). Even the first Ritchey catalog from California builder Tom Ritchey. It's a great chronology of the dawn of custom built mountain bikes and in particular the Fat City Cycles marketing communication story.

Other odd items include the installation instructions from the box the Shimano Deore XT Derailleur Set and cantilever brakes came from.

(Also in our personal collection but not shown: Original "shark fin" chainstay protector in the original packaging; Bell V1 Pro (the first purpose made mountain biking helmet; early black and white Chouinard Equipment Climbing catalogs from 1982, 1983, 1984, and 1985 -- before Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, sold the climbing hardware business to Black Diamond Equipment, plus more).

Not looking to make a killing on this collection, just find someone who appreciates and respects what these items represent. Ideally you're interested in the entire lot. Willing to sell individually too.

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