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03-08-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By niliraga

27.2 with no serious gouges, should polish up...

27.2 with no serious gouges, should polish up decently.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20210308_160004523_d21f49d632cb7f917aefe8637048dabfc3cb907f.jpg
03-08-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By mech986

If you ship via USPS, wrap it up in bubble wrap...

If you ship via USPS, wrap it up in bubble wrap and fashion an odd shaped cardboard container around it. Apparently a non-rectangular non-normal shaped box can ship for less than a standard box,...
03-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By niliraga

Can check tomorrow if I have a spare 27.2 to...

Can check tomorrow if I have a spare 27.2 to include...
03-07-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 315
Posted By niliraga

I do have them - 39cm c-c and dirty - but they...

I do have them - 39cm c-c and dirty - but they appear unblemished, with clamp/engraving area looking like it would clean up nicely. can take more pics if these seem like a candidate.

...
03-06-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 2,410,925
Posted By botty kayer

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli...

After months of looking I finally found a Cinelli Volare SLX saddle, so my Nikor is now finished and exactly as I'd like it. ...
03-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 546
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Just finished restoring this poor manís cyclo-touring bicycle. I purchased it a couple of years ago off eBay France. The bike was more or less complete, but in a fairly sad state. It had a Simplex...
02-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,895
Posted By iab

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis. ...

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis.

https://live.staticflickr.com/499/31614050121_5361347adc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF)Gloria05 (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF) by iabisdb...
02-25-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By cudak888

More or less the target market I was thinking of,...

More or less the target market I was thinking of, along with the few bike-friendly cities here in the US where urban cycling and protected bike lanes are plentiful. A simple, comfortable, virtually...
02-25-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By clubman

Nice looking but I'd call it a roadster, just to...

Nice looking but I'd call it a roadster, just to be difficult as this intolerable winter grates on my nerves. A 'cafe racer' would be akin to a scorcher, maybe something like this. Not mine
...
02-25-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By cudak888

Finally, a brand new, lugged, diamond-frame IGH...

Finally, a brand new, lugged, diamond-frame IGH one can buy in 2021. Closest thing you can buy to a Raleigh Sports today, I dare say.

Wouldn't mind comparing one of these against the upgraded 1980...
02-25-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By canyoneagle

Great looking bike! Youíve probably already...

Great looking bike!
Youíve probably already seen this mentioned, but the IGH shifting is different from derailleurs. Whereas derailleurs require simultaneous pedaling to function, an IGH can be...
02-24-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Nice. If it was me though I would insist they...

Nice. If it was me though I would insist they take back the black wheels and give me the silver wheels. The black wheels kind of detract from the classic looks.
02-24-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,012
Posted By ChicagoWandrer

Creme CRU

Are you still liking it? I have the same bike, same color. I got mine in January 2020 for the same reasons that you state--wanted something for my commute and city riding that felt classic and...
02-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By Big Block

Dominic's...

Dominic's bike:https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/bykzcyt_e3b50ba4c35f7fdda0586c777c8d965c939b6c7f.jpg
02-20-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By obrentharris

Kilroy1988 thanks again for your ongoing...

Kilroy1988 thanks again for your ongoing assistance!
Brent
02-20-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By obrentharris

At Last Some Progress to Report Original...

At Last Some Progress to Report

Original brake cable housing reinstalled. Tires mounted, handlebars wrapped, replacement non-drive crank arm installed. (not first generation unfortunately.) I...
02-20-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By BakinaRakija

So good to see people being kind to one another!

So good to see people being kind to one another!
02-19-21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 946
Posted By mstateglfr

PayPal owns venmo. So ebay is moving away from...

PayPal owns venmo. So ebay is moving away from PayPal, the company they used to own, and moving to a company PayPal owns.
02-19-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By AUPedla

That is an amazing gift. I was only just reading...

That is an amazing gift. I was only just reading about your bike in the Japanese Steel book. A great read with lots of very nice bike pics and info....
02-19-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By squirtdad

catalog notes they pulled some features from the...

catalog notes they pulled some features from the miyata Aero "We adopted many of the Aero Miyata features to this bicycle. Our aero dynamic tear shaped frame tubes reduce wind resistance. Even the...
02-19-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By TiHabanero

Although I raced the next generation Team Miyata...

Although I raced the next generation Team Miyata with splined tubing, the gold head tube and long point lugs are my favorite gen race bikes from Miyata. My buddy raced a 60cm Pro Miyata circa 1983...
02-19-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By jet sanchEz

Lovely Small looking 60, almost looks like a...

Lovely

Small looking 60, almost looks like a 58
02-19-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By unworthy1

per the catalog specs they are "aero seat stays"...

per the catalog specs they are "aero seat stays" and "oval chain stays" so probably shaped somewhat for cutting wind resistance.
02-19-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By Straightblock

My first shoes came from there, too, also...

My first shoes came from there, too, also Lambertini. First shorts and jersey in the same purchase.
02-19-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By gugie

Ha! When I saw the shop sticker on it I was...

Ha! When I saw the shop sticker on it I was thinking of you. I bought my first pair of cycling shoes there. I believe they were Lambertini "handbuilts". Buddy of mine got a pair of Detto Pietros at...
02-18-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By clubman

Well there you go. That's gotta be the last thing...

Well there you go. That's gotta be the last thing I don't know!
02-18-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By noobinsf

Yep, this style Symmetric came stock on my '82...

Yep, this style Symmetric came stock on my '82 Univega Competizione, a very similar Miyata-produced bike. Great bikes...
02-18-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By squirtdad

83 looks about right ...

83 looks about right https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%2083.pdf

could be an 82 they are specced very much alike

83...
02-18-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By unworthy1

That stem looks like a "SR Super Light" but no,...

That stem looks like a "SR Super Light" but no, it's a Sugino, never seen one with that front "plug" before (velobase says it's a HP-GL and the one they have is a 25.4 bar clamp so "interesting" it's...
02-18-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By tricky

That Sugino stem is pretty great! Congrats on...

That Sugino stem is pretty great! Congrats on your score!
02-18-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By Straightblock

Beautiful bike in one of my all-time favorite...

Beautiful bike in one of my all-time favorite colors.

If the previous owner really put 100,000 miles on it, the headset could easily be a replacement. I would expect the Cinelli bar is not...
02-18-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By cudak888

Wow. Your description set me up for a bike...

Wow.

Your description set me up for a bike in much worse shape - but that thing is beautiful. A teardown, cleanup, and rebuild, some OA on the BB, and a few small sundries will turn that thing...
02-17-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By 67tony

Yes, indeed, very cool to be rewarded for your...

Yes, indeed, very cool to be rewarded for your dedication to, and appreciation for, vintage bikes. You will love the Superbe components. If it were me I'd swap to bar-end shifters, but of course your...
02-17-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 907
Posted By dddd

Very cool.

Very cool.
02-01-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 2,410,925
Posted By mstateglfr

That Fuso frame is en fuego! My goodness.

That Fuso frame is en fuego! My goodness.
01-12-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,882
Posted By obrentharris

The Piece of paper found in the seat tube by...

The Piece of paper found in the seat tube by retyred.
Needless to say it is old and worse for the years but I think it fairly well confirms the date of 1957 for this bike. This has writing on two...
01-11-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,179
Posted By GranSport70

I have TWO 1968 Grand Sport, (Gran Sport),...

I have TWO 1968 Grand Sport, (Gran Sport), Raleigh Bikes. One of each decal color scheme as you described.

The first, which I purchased in 1971, is Chromed with the Coffee and Green Trim, the last...
01-11-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By adamrice

85 years. That's a hell of a legacy. This is...

85 years. That's a hell of a legacy.

This is my 2nd Bob Jackson. Sold the first. ...
01-11-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By sincos

That is awesome. Never even heard of BOA pedals...

That is awesome. Never even heard of BOA pedals before. So I guess the frame lays eggs and the pedals give live birth?
01-10-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By jamesdak

New shoes on my beautiful Fuji Opus III

Every since I picked this up I've been looking for a set of the original tubular wheels to go on this. Finally gave up and just started looking for a nice set of Superbe hubbed tubulars. Found a...
01-10-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,210
Posted By Jicafold

Let me clarify. The frame was above the fire,...

Let me clarify. The frame was above the fire, not in the coals. I heated one section at a time for about 1 minute, then removed it to scrape the paint in that section. Each section worked was...
01-09-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By jamesdak

Not because of the Bob Jackson issue but I did...

Not because of the Bob Jackson issue but I did place an order for my Pashley last week. Probably be months before I see it but the order is in.
01-08-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,439
Posted By obrentharris

Progress! ...

Progress!

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Bike-Rides/i-cLVDKrN/0/a0a57dc2/XL/IMG_0513-XL.jpg

I took it for the first shakedown ride today and am quite happy with it.

I have not been idle...
01-08-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By pcb

Ugh, my poor reading comprehension skills rear...

Ugh, my poor reading comprehension skills rear their ugly heads yet again. Curses! My brain stuck a "you" between "Do" and "know," and must have thought the ! was actually a ?. ???

I do see the...
01-07-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By steelbikeguy

that is sad! I've got a Hetchins that was...

that is sad!
I've got a Hetchins that was built under license by Bob Jackson in 1987. Wonderful bike!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48673351286_3348caf962_c_d.jpg

Steve in Peoria
01-07-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,123
Posted By merziac

DOH! :crash: ;)

DOH! :crash:

;)
01-06-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 801
Posted By thedriveside

Holdworth 'Creamsicle' Equipe

Hey gang, I've been in a long time lurker in this community and I can honestly say that this place is a huge part of my love of working on bicycles. I've learned a lot here, so thanks to you all.
...
01-03-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By Big Block

while you are waiting, you can use this ...

while you are waiting, you can use this (https://www.3mcaverni.com/prodotto/portaborraccia-doppio-nichelato-manubrio-anni-40-50)as a placeholder, and get a pair of bottles...
01-02-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By Pcampeau

Kilroy1988, that Coloral double bottle cage is...

Kilroy1988, that Coloral double bottle cage is the absolute perfect thing for the build. Iím looking for one for my 1960 Franco Suisse. Iíd love to see a photo of the bidons youíre using if you have...
01-02-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,238
Posted By iab

Nice. As a coincidence, I looked at completed...

Nice. As a coincidence, I looked at completed auctions for Coloral just the other day. Don't know why, I haven't been in the market for one in a decade. They went up in price, damn, they went up...
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