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06-12-19, 04:00 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for sharing this wonderful machine, Munny!...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful machine, Munny! Much appreciated. :thumb:

And you can always make a separate second post with all the intended smileys. ;)

BTW, will you be in Oudenaarde this...
05-11-19, 05:40 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Awesome! Thanks for posting it here.

Awesome! Thanks for posting it here.
02-23-19, 03:36 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thank you. The most interesting thing I've found...

Thank you. The most interesting thing I've found with the $100 Clunker Challenge is that with that budget limit you can't just raid the parts bin for a the build, but have to make do with what the...
02-23-19, 01:18 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

While I'm at it: here's an update on the...

While I'm at it: here's an update on the unidentified Belgian from post # 549 (https://www.bikeforums.net/20304594-post549.html). Since I entered it in the Clunker Challenge, funds for refurbishment...
02-23-19, 12:03 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Beautifully made. Maybe we should do a separate...

Beautifully made. Maybe we should do a separate thread on all those frames the Martens' built for others.
02-23-19, 11:43 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thank you! I was hoping it would show up here....

Thank you! I was hoping it would show up here. :thumb:
10-01-18, 03:01 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for setting the record straight! The...

Thanks for setting the record straight! The Hopmans H does indeed look different. Glad the weather over the OP's parade cleared up. :)
09-30-18, 02:33 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Have a look at this thread...

Have a look at this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/760144-dutch-v-herwerden-bike-careful-picture-heavy.html). Look familiar?

If you'd like to show the rest of the frame and get...
09-29-18, 12:29 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

The "H" on the fork crown is indeed similar to...

The "H" on the fork crown is indeed similar to the Van Herwerden "H", and I'd confidently call it a Van Herwerden fork, but whether it came as part of a Chesini-built frame set, I can't say. Google...
09-28-18, 03:53 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Timmi, thanks for posting it here. :thumb: ...

Timmi, thanks for posting it here. :thumb:

But if we want to have a fighting chance at identifying the builder, we need more pictures of the frame. Preferably an overall shot and close-ups of the...
04-27-18, 02:10 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thinking you may well be correct. :)

Thinking you may well be correct. :)
04-24-18, 01:21 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Found an excuse to bring this thread back to page...

Found an excuse to bring this thread back to page 1. About time, too, with all those Flandrias entering the community. :)

The subject at hand: a blue steel bike.

That's about all I can say...
02-10-18, 04:45 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for adding those beautiful machines,...

Thanks for adding those beautiful machines, Munny. Keep 'em coming, please. :)
01-30-18, 05:21 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

That is a wonderful bike, Munny! There are many...

That is a wonderful bike, Munny! There are many nice bikes in this thread, but this one takes the cake. So many gorgeous details ...

BTW, you can post ten pictures per post, and as many posts as...
09-26-17, 03:10 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

The build spec sounds very much like "American...

The build spec sounds very much like "American market" to me. Were these regular imports in the US?
09-25-17, 10:20 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

^ Nice Flandria! Hope to see more of it when...

^ Nice Flandria! Hope to see more of it when you're done.
08-28-17, 05:25 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Well, we found the pink and blue. :) It was nice...

Well, we found the pink and blue. :) It was nice to meet you again, Munny, and we had a wonderful day in the Condroz. Thanks for the heads-up. We did suffer somewhat, but that may have been due to...
08-23-17, 02:51 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Showed boss. Boss says OK. Booked just in time...

Showed boss. Boss says OK. Booked just in time for the 60k. Will hopefully see you Sunday @petitdéjeuner! :)

https://myalbum.com/photo/6U3TPfe64zxM/1k0.jpg
08-23-17, 01:37 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Hmmm! That looks appetizing! Let me check with...

Hmmm! That looks appetizing! Let me check with the boss ...
08-23-17, 11:46 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

You got me. What's in Ciney? And why a...

You got me. What's in Ciney?

And why a non-Belgian bike?
07-06-17, 01:38 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

As late as 1979 Flandria still sponsored a pro...

As late as 1979 Flandria still sponsored a pro team, with big names too, like Joaquim Agostinho, Marc Demeyer and Freddy Maertens: Flandria - Ca-va-seul - Sunair...
06-30-17, 03:07 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Can't help with the id, but I like the build,...

Can't help with the id, but I like the build, with some some really cool parts.

Those cranks are probably my all-time favorites, if only because of the name. "Super Mighty". How much better can...
06-29-17, 02:50 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

^Nice! The corncob in the back doesn't look...

^Nice! The corncob in the back doesn't look particularly 'cyclocross' to me, but then again I have no experience in that field either.

Enjoy! And keep us posted on your findings, please. :)
06-05-17, 02:32 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

BTW, that tubing decal looks familiar. This frame...

BTW, that tubing decal looks familiar. This frame was built by Vaneenooghe:

https://myalbum.com/photo/RNKif5ia7R1U/1k0.jpg
06-05-17, 02:27 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Hello, usuniety! A somewhat educated guess would...

Hello, usuniety! A somewhat educated guess would be 1980. After that, the shifter cable guides disappeared from the top of the BB shell, and before that top tube cable guides were usually clip-ons....
04-06-17, 10:31 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Yes, it does look like a Bocama "BCM" with a...

Yes, it does look like a Bocama "BCM" with a partial paint fill-in:

https://myalbum.com/photo/1Z48Q3jV3JjD/1k0.jpg
04-04-17, 02:45 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Yes, it was a great day for a ride. I could see...

Yes, it was a great day for a ride. I could see that from my office window. :(
03-23-17, 09:00 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

I realize that it also confirms my being an...

I realize that it also confirms my being an anorak. :p
03-22-17, 04:17 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

In your pictures it looks like it has a QR, and...

In your pictures it looks like it has a QR, and with just the small cable stop it would be a 161. # 4 in the catalog page below. The one you linked to on Velobase is a 144, # 3 on the page below.
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03-21-17, 03:33 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Those are 160-series levers, by the looks of it....

Those are 160-series levers, by the looks of it. The models with a quick release. Nice. Did they come with cable adjusters as well?
03-15-17, 05:07 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks, Munny! I enjoyed that immensely. I swear...

Thanks, Munny! I enjoyed that immensely. I swear I could hear them talking! :)
03-14-17, 04:12 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Yes, I remember the poor bastard. ;)

Yes, I remember the poor bastard. ;)
03-14-17, 01:52 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I know the feeling. I have a 'Sprinter' ... :(

I know the feeling. I have a 'Sprinter' ... :(
03-14-17, 01:40 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I saw the 'Fairey' on Classic Rendezvous, very...

I saw the 'Fairey' on Classic Rendezvous, very nice. (link to the CR page (http://www.classicrendezvous.com/Benelux/Fairey.htm) and a link to the evidence linking the brand to Charles Versaevel...
03-13-17, 03:29 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for chiming in, Munny! Would that be Jules...

Thanks for chiming in, Munny! Would that be Jules Versaevel, of Main d'Or fame?
03-11-17, 12:14 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I agree with juvela that the frame is from a...

I agree with juvela that the frame is from a later period than the decals suggest. The cable guides on the top tube and BB shell and the braze-ons for a water bottle holder indicate late seventies or...
03-11-17, 06:03 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

The right brake lever looks to be a Weinmann 144,...

The right brake lever looks to be a Weinmann 144, in a style that was used during the seventies and eighties. The left looks like a Universal. Those were introduced with the model 51 brakes in the...
03-11-17, 05:46 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for the ample supply of pics! Much...

Thanks for the ample supply of pics! Much appreciated! :thumb:

Pretty and interesting bike. What's going on with the headset? It seems to have been constructed of two (different) headsets, a...
11-01-16, 03:44 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Glad to be of some use. :) It helps to know the...

Glad to be of some use. :) It helps to know the local word for bike. Here are a few to get you going:

velo (France, Belgium, Switzerland)
fiets (Belgium, Holland)
Fahrrad (Germany, Switzerland,...
11-01-16, 02:59 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for posting that Spect, cinco. Hadn't seen...

Thanks for posting that Spect, cinco. Hadn't seen one before. Apparently two have been sold recently via Belgian classifieds. The ads are gone, but some small pictures are still floating around in...
11-01-16, 02:43 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Yes, your bike looked a bit forlorn in what was...

Yes, your bike looked a bit forlorn in what was apparently 'the exhibit'. Also, I had the impression that there were less visitors than the last couple of years. On the other hand, the old 'Kuipke'...
10-30-16, 02:23 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I did notice the stem, with its 'Hamerlinck'...

I did notice the stem, with its 'Hamerlinck' engraving. Very neat! And F.D. - another educated guess - is this guy (http://oude-fietsen-filip.blogspot.nl/), right? Bought a couple of Vittoria lever...
10-30-16, 11:35 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

Sorry to have missed you, Munny. But I'm guessing...

Sorry to have missed you, Munny. But I'm guessing I did see your bike. :) Very nice. Love those cranks!

https://myalbum.com/photo/Ul1G8YjaMSlS/1k0.jpg
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10-27-16, 03:04 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Only in black & white, though. ...

Only in black & white, though.

http://flashgordon.ws/images/screen_ming.jpg
10-27-16, 01:19 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Whoa! Almost missed that! Thanks for the...

Whoa! Almost missed that! Thanks for the heads-up. I will certainly try to be there.
05-31-16, 11:28 AM
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Posted By non-fixie

:)

:)
05-30-16, 02:16 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for posting those, styggno1. Quite a...

Thanks for posting those, styggno1. Quite a collection! Eddy must be a big fan of yours as well. ;)
05-29-16, 03:10 PM
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Views: 85,011
Posted By non-fixie

Finally got around to building the Toortelboom...

Finally got around to building the Toortelboom frame. I don't know who actually made it, and when, but my best guess it's an early seventies frame. So I built it with stuff that had become popular in...
04-13-16, 03:28 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

I'm not sure if 'aero' ever did anything for...

I'm not sure if 'aero' ever did anything for speed, but it sure made for some interesting details. Very nice!
01-11-16, 02:49 PM
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Posted By non-fixie

Thanks for that. Means I can curb my jealousy. :)...

Thanks for that. Means I can curb my jealousy. :)

I like what you did with the lug lining. Very neatly done. And it makes a huge difference. :thumb:
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