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.

Spotted in the Wild

Old 07-29-12, 11:28 AM
  #151  
cb400bill
Administrator
 
cb400bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kalamazoo MI
Posts: 16,326

Bikes: Fuji SL 2.1 (carbon fiber), Pinarello Stelvio (steel), Cannondale Synapse (aluminum)

Mentioned: 32 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1226 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 12 Posts
I saw this Voyageur locked up to the rack at my local Wal*Mart. My size, too.



cb400bill is offline  
Old 07-29-12, 12:11 PM
  #152  
WNG
Spin Forest! Spin!
 
WNG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Arrid Zone-a
Posts: 5,964

Bikes: I used to have many. And I Will again.

Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
[Bilenky] Wow, what a wicked tandem. Love the collars! Let's hope the owner isn't using an older Krypto mini U lock w/ circular cylinder.
WNG is offline  
Old 07-29-12, 12:12 PM
  #153  
KonAaron Snake 
Fat Guy on a Little Bike
 
KonAaron Snake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 16,802

Bikes: Two wheeled ones

Mentioned: 36 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1051 Post(s)
Liked 12 Times in 10 Posts
Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
This is definitely one of the coolest bikes I've seen in the wild...Rolhoff hub, Brooks saddles, Caradice bag...it has everything.











Wng - let's just say I studied the lock carefully and where it was in relation to the couplers
KonAaron Snake is offline  
Old 07-29-12, 02:18 PM
  #154  
VintageRide
Senior Member
 
VintageRide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Burnaby,B.C., Canada
Posts: 539

Bikes: 1952 Urago " Tour De France ",late '50's/early '60's P. Peschi: Early '70's Chrome Garlatti ; 1981 Fuji S12S 650b conversion : 1985 Apollo/Kuwahara Sierra Grande: 2013 Rawland Stag 650b

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 37 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Caught in the last month riding around Vancouver: In the second image from the rear is a Bianchi and then a Condor - was not able to identify the lead bike though. The third image is a Super Record equipped Basso, the parts were beautifully polished. Wish I had gotten a better shot of it though.



Attached Images
File Type: jpg
IMG_0840.jpg (98.5 KB, 251 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_08481.jpg (96.1 KB, 263 views)
File Type: jpg
IMG_11251.jpg (96.9 KB, 275 views)

Last edited by VintageRide; 07-29-12 at 02:21 PM.
VintageRide is offline  
Old 07-30-12, 10:13 AM
  #155  
jbchybridrider 
Senior Member
 
jbchybridrider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: adelaide, australia
Posts: 2,554
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 134 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 7 Posts
It's new but something I saw passing a small boutique bike shop. It might be good for pulling wheelies at least.

jbchybridrider is offline  
Old 07-30-12, 12:29 PM
  #156  
GordoTrek
Senior Member
 
GordoTrek's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 1,331

Bikes: 1962 Carlton Franco-Suisse Custom, 1973 Holdsworth Mistral,1973 Raleigh Gran Sport, 1982 Trek 412, 1993 Trek 2200 Composite,1968 Raleigh DL-1/Tourist,1974 Raleigh Grand Prix,2011 Trek 7.3FX, 1984 Schwinn World Sport,

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 63 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by YoKev View Post
In France...2007 I think

i wonder what the story is with these two, they are like an old married couple.. never to be separated... only in france
GordoTrek is offline  
Old 07-30-12, 12:55 PM
  #157  
kaliayev
Gouge Away
 
kaliayev's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: BFOH
Posts: 983
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 25 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Hope their shots were up to date!
kaliayev is offline  
Old 07-30-12, 01:13 PM
  #158  
MrFizzle
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 26
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
It's new but something I saw passing a small boutique bike shop. It might be good for pulling wheelies at least.

Wow... This is so awesome yet weird at the same time....
I would totally ride that!
MrFizzle is offline  
Old 07-30-12, 01:39 PM
  #159  
djkashuba 
Senior Member
 
djkashuba's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Monte Rio CA
Posts: 962

Bikes: Motobecane Le Champion, Raleigh International, Bertin, Raleigh DL-1 1980, Colnago Super, Centurion Pro Tour, Follis, Bianchi Competizione, Zunow Di Picce, Brompton M6L, V.O. Passhunter, Don Farrell, Specialized Stumpjumper, Black Mountain Monstercros

Mentioned: 30 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 93 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 5 Times in 4 Posts

Eddy Merckx by djk762, on Flickr


A Homer Hilsen by djk762, on Flickr
djkashuba is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 09:38 AM
  #160  
pullup
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 367
Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 18 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I was surprised to see this Cinelli parked between the normal Amsterdam citybikes. I am no Cineli expert so I don't know the type.




Apparently it is still used as a city bike with even some lights mounted in Amsterdam style and unfortunatly badly maintained and getting pretty rusty.

It still had a complete super record group and that was also getting rusty

Last edited by pullup; 08-07-12 at 09:48 AM.
pullup is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 10:53 AM
  #161  
1987
Senior Member
 
1987's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 803

Bikes: Cinelli SC 1971, Daccordi 1985

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 41 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by pullup View Post
I was surprised to see this Cinelli parked between the normal Amsterdam citybikes. I am no Cineli expert so I don't know the type. ...
Sad pictures. I don't think the owner knows what it got. That looks like a modern Speciale Corsa.
1987 is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 10:55 AM
  #162  
1987
Senior Member
 
1987's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 803

Bikes: Cinelli SC 1971, Daccordi 1985

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 41 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
It's new but something I saw passing a small boutique bike shop. It might be good for pulling wheelies at least.

Abici Velocino
http://www.abici-italia.it/en/modelli/velocino.html
1987 is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 11:10 AM
  #163  
Chombi 
Senior Member
 
Chombi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 11,139

Bikes: 1986 Alan Record Carbonio, 1985 Vitus Plus Carbone 7, 1984 Peugeot PSV, 1972 Line Seeker, 1986(est.) Medici Aerodynamic (Project), 1985(est.) Peugeot PY10FC

Mentioned: 21 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 139 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
I saw this Voyageur locked up to the rack at my local Wal*Mart. My size, too.



That Schwinn's looking really nice......except for those hideously positioned "budget bullhorns". Why do people keep doing that? Just get some proper upright bars and maybe a proper saddle to go with it then, but don't goof up the nice bike!
Chombi is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 11:26 AM
  #164  
jbchybridrider 
Senior Member
 
jbchybridrider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: adelaide, australia
Posts: 2,554
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 134 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 7 Posts
Originally Posted by 1987 View Post
Ah so that's where they come from, had no idea!
jbchybridrider is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 12:09 PM
  #165  
noglider 
aka Tom Reingold
 
noglider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: West Village, New York City
Posts: 36,997

Bikes: 1962 Rudge Sports, 1971 Raleigh Super Course, 1971 Raleigh Pro Track, 1973 Raleigh Twenty, 1974 Raleigh International, 1975 Viscount Fixie, 1982 McLean, 1996 Lemond (Ti), 2002 Burley Zydeco tandem

Mentioned: 413 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5309 Post(s)
Liked 47 Times in 37 Posts
Originally Posted by jbchybridrider View Post
It's new but something I saw passing a small boutique bike shop. It might be good for pulling wheelies at least.

That's like a unicycle with a training wheel!
__________________
Tom Reingold, tom@noglider.com
New York City and High Falls, NY
Blogs: The Experienced Cyclist; noglider's ride blog

“When man invented the bicycle he reached the peak of his attainments.” — Elizabeth West, US author

Please email me rather than PM'ing me. Thanks.
noglider is offline  
Old 08-07-12, 05:36 PM
  #166  
velomateo
Senior Member
 
velomateo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: California
Posts: 658

Bikes: '87 Serotta Colorado,'96 Moots VaMoots, Serotta Speciale, Raliegh Beater

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 53 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by djkashuba View Post

Eddy Merckx by djk762, on Flickr


A Homer Hilsen by djk762, on Flickr
What a sad little Eddy...and that terrible saddle. Just a shame.
velomateo is offline  
Old 08-13-12, 10:55 PM
  #167  
gaucho777 
Senior Member
 
gaucho777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Berkeley, CA
Posts: 6,319

Bikes: '72 Cilo Pacer, '72 Peugeot PX10, '73 Speedwell Ti, '74 Nishiki Competition, '74 Peugeot UE-8, '85 De Rosa Pro, '86 Look Equipe 753, '86 Look KG86, '89 Parkpre Team, '90 Parkpre Team MTB, '90 Merlin

Mentioned: 57 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 393 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 3 Posts
Fess up if this is yours:







__________________
-Randy

'72 Cilo Pacer • '72 Peugeot PX10 • '73 Speedwell Ti • '74 Nishiki Competition • '74 Peugeot UE-8 • '86 Look Equipe 753 • '86 Look KG86 • '89 Parkpre Team Road • '90 Parkpre Team MTB • '90 Merlin Ti

Avatar photo courtesy of jeffveloart.com, contact: contact: jeffnil8 (at) gmail.com.
gaucho777 is offline  
Old 08-13-12, 11:58 PM
  #168  
mkeller234
Rustbelt Rider
 
mkeller234's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canton, OH
Posts: 8,582

Bikes: 1990 Trek 1420 - 1978 Raleigh Professional - 1973 Schwinn Collegiate - 1974 Schwinn Suburban

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 90 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 6 Times in 6 Posts
^ That is a COOL bike
__________________
|^^^^^^^^^^^^^^| ||
|......GO.BROWNS........| ||'|";, ___.
|_..._..._______===|=||_|__|..., ] -
"(@)'(@)"""''"**|(@)(@)*****''(@)
mkeller234 is offline  
Old 08-14-12, 05:53 AM
  #169  
hammer_down
Senior Member
 
hammer_down's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: 203
Posts: 60

Bikes: Fuji Saratoga fixed. Felt Curbside fixed. Peugeot Marsielle road bike. Columbia Sport 3 speed. Iron Horse SGS Sport DH MTB

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I figured you lot would have something to say about this:

hammer_down is offline  
Old 08-14-12, 07:48 AM
  #170  
Orrery
Senior Member
 
Orrery's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Brookline MA
Posts: 512

Bikes: 1983 Trek 600, 1973 Mercian

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
First time I've ever seen one in person. Looks like a '92. Spotted in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston.


IMAG0405 by orrery84, on Flickr
Orrery is offline  
Old 08-17-12, 07:27 PM
  #171  
Chris_in_Miami
missing in action
 
Chris_in_Miami's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 4,527
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 12 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
A tree grows through it...



Probably the ultimate un-classic, I think there's a motor in the rear wheel:

Chris_in_Miami is offline  
Old 09-14-12, 12:29 PM
  #172  
gaucho777 
Senior Member
 
gaucho777's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Berkeley, CA
Posts: 6,319

Bikes: '72 Cilo Pacer, '72 Peugeot PX10, '73 Speedwell Ti, '74 Nishiki Competition, '74 Peugeot UE-8, '85 De Rosa Pro, '86 Look Equipe 753, '86 Look KG86, '89 Parkpre Team, '90 Parkpre Team MTB, '90 Merlin

Mentioned: 57 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 393 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 3 Posts
I know this isn't classic or vintage, but I had to share this. I took these pictures from my car before the rider disappeared into the building with the "bike", so please forgive the poor, far-away photos. The "bike" was an electric model with a normal-sized rear wheel, and a small front wheel; also had taillights you can see in the first photo. Not sure what to call it. Anyone seen one of these before?



__________________
-Randy

'72 Cilo Pacer • '72 Peugeot PX10 • '73 Speedwell Ti • '74 Nishiki Competition • '74 Peugeot UE-8 • '86 Look Equipe 753 • '86 Look KG86 • '89 Parkpre Team Road • '90 Parkpre Team MTB • '90 Merlin Ti

Avatar photo courtesy of jeffveloart.com, contact: contact: jeffnil8 (at) gmail.com.
gaucho777 is offline  
Old 09-14-12, 12:37 PM
  #173  
Commodus
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Burnaby, BC
Posts: 4,144
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by VintageRide View Post
Caught in the last month riding around Vancouver: In the second image from the rear is a Bianchi and then a Condor - was not able to identify the lead bike though. The third image is a Super Record equipped Basso, the parts were beautifully polished. Wish I had gotten a better shot of it though.



I've seen that Basso, it hangs out sometimes at that Italian sandwich/gelato/coffee shop on Commercial. It's gorgeous.
Commodus is offline  
Old 09-14-12, 05:43 PM
  #174  
vettracer
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 209
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 13 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by hammer_down View Post
I figured you lot would have something to say about this:

I have a Lemond frame like that, after riding it for awhile, I can understand wanting to convert it to a stool.
vettracer is offline  
Old 09-14-12, 11:41 PM
  #175  
callig
Senior Member
 
callig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 401
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I've noticed a number of old bikes in my town this summer a lot of old 3 speeds one with a wicker basket on the front.Last week I was in the grocery store picking up a few things when I got in the check out there were two young ladies in front of me. The one that caught my interest was a tall girl in an ankle length summer dress wearing an expensive bicycle helmet. I thought how does she ride in that? As she picks up the bundle she says to the girl behind her. " the tricky thing is carrying her bag of groceries on the bike" When I got out she was no where to be seen so I headed home as I drove home I passed her riding a 10-speed girls frame one arm clutching the bag as she wobbly headed up the road in a long dress.
I live in a valley and any time you are on the roads going out of the valley there are only Carbon bikes and me on my old Bianchi
callig is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

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

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.