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What is Your Oldest Bike?

Old 08-30-21, 08:56 AM
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My oldest bike is a 1976 Zeus.
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Old 02-06-22, 07:27 PM
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1949 Maclean, original paint and pin striping. Neatest thing is it still has the original brass cycling club badge with the original owners name and address. I bought it from flipper, so technically 3 owners. I have most pretty much all of the period correct components to built it up properly. Nice thing about English bikes of this period is they would build them with whatever they could get their hands on. So no groups, or even specific counties of origin mattered.




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Old 02-06-22, 08:10 PM
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1961 Legnano


I love the Legnano !
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Old 02-07-22, 11:26 PM
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This crap. 1968 or 1969 German made Sprinter 3 speed. It sits as a bare frame set now but I cannot get myself to get rid of it.
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Old 02-08-22, 01:20 PM
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1976 Schwinn Super Le Tour 12.2, Silver Mist paint. An example of a "Schwinn Approved" bike, so built in Japan when I was six years old!
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Old 02-08-22, 02:50 PM
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Mine has the seat mounted to a long spring suspension base and the bars are straight up then drop down for gripping
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Old 02-08-22, 03:03 PM
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1987 Diamondback Ascent in chrome. First day of Spring 2021 north of Cheyenne.

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Old 02-08-22, 03:18 PM
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I have a late 50s Claud Butler Jubilee I need to build up. I'll do a resto mod with some parts from the 50s but some from the 70s. I'm worried that once I build it, I'll need to find a road bike from the 40s . . .


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Old 02-08-22, 05:35 PM
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I inherited a Trek road bike from my father in law. Itís from 1998 I believe.
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Old 02-08-22, 05:46 PM
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1994ish

same bike new paint
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Old 02-13-22, 12:35 AM
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Wife has a 70ís schwinn. Step through frame. Stem shifters. 2 chainrings 5 speeds on freewheel.

No idea what itís called. Very heavy.
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Old 02-13-22, 07:27 AM
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I have 2 from 1972. 3 if you include my wife.
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Old 02-14-22, 08:00 AM
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Early 90s trek hybrid. It used to be a back up bike. Then it got delegated to a trainer bike.
And now it's a back-up trainer bike.
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Old 02-16-22, 09:26 AM
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My oldest complete bike is this 1956 Royal Nord President (made in Belgium). There is a loop frame 1946 Cleveland Welding Company Roadmaster skip tooth waiting in pieces.




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Old 02-18-22, 09:21 AM
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1971 Jeunet
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