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06-07-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By henu22

I had a hard time to get this JUY-51 derailleur...

I had a hard time to get this JUY-51 derailleur working. In the end I went to local bike shop which is doing also some older bike service.
They needed to put one washer on the bottom of freewheel to...
06-06-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By John E

Thank you for the detailed explanation. Sweden...

Thank you for the detailed explanation. Sweden did indeed have a strong reputation in metallurgy, back when SAAB and Volvo were recognized as among the most durable automobiles available.
05-18-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By obrentharris

Is this an intentional juxtaposition, Fumio...

Is this an intentional juxtaposition, Fumio Sasaki and this impressive watch collection?
A new direction perhaps?
Brent
05-16-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Gary Fountain

Thanks for your interesting story and information...

Thanks for your interesting story and information regarding the Seiko Quartz Superior - what a fantastic watch. I was so interested in your Seiko assessment too. I know I was extremely pleased with...
05-16-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Gary Fountain

A really nice Seiko collection. I bought my...

A really nice Seiko collection.

I bought my first Seiko, a digital, just before I started my teaching career in 1975. I wore it every day until my retirement in 2010. The Seiko 'retired' about 2...
05-15-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By mpetry912

Glad you like it. Absolutely one of a kind, built...

Glad you like it. Absolutely one of a kind, built by Dr. Seiko (Randall Benson) A 3 year project. funnily enough I sourced the movement out of a super ugly Seiko VANAC but it is a 5626 GS movement,...
05-15-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Gary Fountain

Another fabulous time piece and beautifully...

Another fabulous time piece and beautifully photographed like all the rest of your collection. I feel so lucky to have a glimpse into your watch collection - thanks.
05-15-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By twolve

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e2033edc_788a_4008_8428_db58a1c1dcef_7f95cfafb2ff5f59192912d3ce4eeb99f1123681.jpeg
05-15-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By mpetry912

how about this one - highly modified Seiko 6105...

how about this one - highly modified Seiko 6105 with a Grand Seiko movement (5626) and some other goodies - TSC screw down crown, Bill Yao HA bezel, SAT dial and hands, bead blasted case, etc.
...
05-15-21, 04:50 AM
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Posted By OlderNotWiser

Just came across another example for sale at...

Just came across another example for sale at veloseven dot com (apologies, I cannot post links yet), a cycle shop in Poznan in Poland bearing the frame number BC0C34. The ad states the number as...
05-14-21, 05:06 PM
05-14-21, 05:05 PM
05-14-21, 02:13 AM
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Views: 10,968
Posted By Gary Fountain

I do like my Seiko 'divers'. ...

I do like my Seiko 'divers'.

https://i.imgur.com/BWAv8vX.jpg
05-06-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Charliekeet

I like form movements a lot. My wife has this...

I like form movements a lot. My wife has this vintage Bulova, which is never worn as it needs a cleaning and a crown. Next project...

...
05-06-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By obrentharris

I like that one a lot! I give it the Brian...

I like that one a lot!
I give it the Brian Baylis award. He had a genius for combining colors on a bike frame that no one else would ever consider.
Brent
05-02-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8,003
Views: 2,489,503
Posted By krakhaus

Got a bunch of new stuff for the Faggin recently....

Got a bunch of new stuff for the Faggin recently.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1316/fa_33fdb4f09e2c954f99f1a1ee86ab0fd0f056556a.jpg
04-29-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By mharter

Vintage gravel bike conversion

I rode my old 3 speed on a gravel path and now it's a gravel bike. Is there any way to convert it back?

Thanks!
Matt
04-29-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By cjenrick

no, your not alone, in fact, i use the same rim...

no, your not alone, in fact, i use the same rim and believe this to be the same truing stand from around 83 maybe?
by any chance do you also listen to the Laterne Rouge podcast?

the rim is a bit...
04-27-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By ElCani

Thanks for all the replies. The seller put a...

Thanks for all the replies. The seller put a couple of other nice bikes up yesterday which sold almost immediately, so they were clearly pricing their stuff to move.

It’s been nice to learn a bit...
04-27-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By thook

i'm particular about fork blade shaping, myself....

i'm particular about fork blade shaping, myself. in my world, THAT is elegance!!
04-26-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By T.W.O.

That is one beautiful bike! Thanks for sharing...

That is one beautiful bike! Thanks for sharing the pics. I would love to hear more about it as you finish your restoration and ride it.
04-26-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By Narhay

Some evaporust and gentle brass brush could clean...

Some evaporust and gentle brass brush could clean up some of the rust on that rear derailleur. Looks like it has gone to a good home.
04-25-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By Duke7777

Wow - cool bike in amazing condition! I had...

Wow - cool bike in amazing condition! I had never seen a Crescent this early, and it's interesting to compare it with the 70s Pepita Special. I'm a fan of Crescents, as one was my first race bike...
04-25-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By juvela

----- thanks so much for sharing this...

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thanks so much for sharing this wonderful find! :thumb:

are frame tubes BSC dimension and paired with metric shell?

unusual to see factory placement of shift lever so low

does the...
04-22-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By tricky

Here’s my “collection.” Collection implies...

Here’s my “collection.” Collection implies something deliberate and while I really like and am attached to most of these watches, only the pilot’s watch, Timex Expedition, Casio and the vintage...
04-22-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By nlerner

Just one box? I think you've described my entire...

Just one box? I think you've described my entire basement.
04-22-21, 12:06 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Lbxpdx

isn’t the Jenny actually a rebranded Ollech and...

isn’t the Jenny actually a rebranded Ollech and Wajs?
04-21-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Thanks for the coolest build thread I've seen in...

Thanks for the coolest build thread I've seen in a while. And know that there's a little bit of Monark envy over here in the Arizona desert. Nicely done. :thumb:
04-21-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,529
Posted By Narhay

Very cool. Appreciate the thoughtful and spendy...

Very cool. Appreciate the thoughtful and spendy build. I have family in Hallstavik so hej!
04-20-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By gios

https://i.imgur.com/HmIUa0x.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/HmIUa0x.jpg
04-18-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By BFisher

This thread is a bad influence! I now own two...

This thread is a bad influence! I now own two vintage watches with a third on the way. Like I needed another hobby.

Thanks enablers!

:lol:
04-14-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By genejockey

Black dials - so stunning in person, so...

Black dials - so stunning in person, so impossible to photograph. Half the time you end up with a picture of yourself, taking a picture of the watch.
04-13-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By obrentharris

I'm definitely enjoying the show here! I try...

I'm definitely enjoying the show here!

I try to keep my watch envy at reasonable levels by reminding myself that I have a hard enough time choosing which of my 9 bicycles to ride each day. If I...
04-10-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By Bianchigirll

Lots of beautiful watches. I love watches but...

Lots of beautiful watches. I love watches but they don’t love me. I think it must be in my physiology or something, no matter how carefully I handle them watches just don’t seem to last long for...
04-08-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 26,654
Posted By FrejusFlyer

Green is a great color on a bike! ...

Green is a great color on a bike!
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1093/frejus_4a053920cab6b9e91572abadf77efa12f6cded1a.jpg
04-06-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 10,968
Posted By obrentharris

Not vintage, but hopefully classic. Since I was...

Not vintage, but hopefully classic.
Since I was self employed no one else was going to buy me a retirement watch so I bought this one 7 years ago when I retired. I've worn it every day since. It has...
04-04-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 821,742
Posted By mountaindave

Brilliant triangulation!

Brilliant triangulation!
03-31-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,200
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Well played sir and bonus points for pulling this...

Well played sir and bonus points for pulling this off as second language English!
03-30-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Rooney

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve...

I believe Panaracer offers a 33mm Presta valve stem.
03-29-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By cudak888

Kid you not, the first "valve stem" I saw was the...

Kid you not, the first "valve stem" I saw was the radio antenna.

"Yep, the Deep V trend has gone WAY too far this time."

-Kurt
03-29-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By JaccoW

400mm seatposts are my jam. Always bummed out...

400mm seatposts are my jam. Always bummed out when they bottom out on some bolt inside the frame.
03-29-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By malcala622

You probably won't be able to sleep at night...

You probably won't be able to sleep at night after I tell you this. Beneath the deep V rim is a super long valve stem!!!

Sweet dreams lol
03-29-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,385
Posted By Soody

you are a psychopath

you are a psychopath
02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,470
Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
01-16-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By non-fixie

I don't want to derail this thread - great bike...

I don't want to derail this thread - great bike and all that - but my favorite item by far in those pictures is that radio: :love:
...
01-14-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By Jocke hbg

That Powder coat looks like a quality job. Too...

That Powder coat looks like a quality job. Too bad the geaser was old already back then, been looking for somewhere to get a coat done in the Sthlm area ( not really sure why I assume that’s where...
01-13-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,160
Posted By unworthy1

coming into focus very nicely! :thumb: You hardly...

coming into focus very nicely! :thumb: You hardly ever see powder coating with masking and applied that thinly. Whoever did that work is a "keeper" resource!
01-13-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,454
Posted By Drillium Dude

Nope. In fact, if it came out of a dumpster,...

Nope. In fact, if it came out of a dumpster, whatever you turn it into gives it a new lease on life. Beats ending up in a landfill :)

DD
01-13-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,788
Posted By P!N20

To be fair, unworthy1 suggested a Torresini build...

To be fair, unworthy1 suggested a Torresini build in post #7, but it's not a competition, is it? :P
01-12-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,549
Posted By francophile

Wish I had something to offer other than, "Damn,...

Wish I had something to offer other than, "Damn, that is some seriously thick powdercoating!"

Doesn't look like a bad frame or anything. Has some details also found on my Behringer, but doubt...
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