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Posted By calstar

JulesCW: "Unfortunately, despite the skill and...

JulesCW: "Unfortunately, despite the skill and beauty evident in the frame and paint, the value is not likely as high as it should be as he's fairly obscure and the size is not ideal for maximizing...
06-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,368
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey from ebay/CL finds

So I couldn't resist this, chrome, good shape, my size, Campy HS, RDO's and CC rear brake.

Off to Bainbridge island I go, Cannonball run.

Great guy, we talk, he wasn't any more sure about it...
06-01-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By HeikoS69

New Scans of Daniel Rebour drawings

I have digitized most of the bicycle related Rebour drawings from the French magazine „Le Cycle“ 1945 - 1974 and published the scans on Flickr with kind permission of Martine Rebour, sole living heir...
05-22-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,478
Posted By Chuck M

As Red Green would say, "If women don't find you...

As Red Green would say, "If women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy".
05-07-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,291
Posted By johnnyace

It was a three Peugeot, three Brooks Pro kind of day

Last night while perusing the Portland craigslist for possible Cino bikes, I saw an ad for three Peugeots, including a 1972 PX-10. For $315. The ad had only been up for a day, so I bookmarked it, and...
05-06-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,222
Posted By gugie

I give up. Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of...

I give up.

Tomorrow I'm pouring a gallon of kerosene around the Atelier and lighting a match...
05-05-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By icemilkcoffee

This is the great thing about this forum. It's...

This is the great thing about this forum. It's not often that you actually get to 'meet your maker' :lol:
05-05-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Doug Fattic

It probably is the only one still in existence. I...

It probably is the only one still in existence. I didn't use those decals very long before I got a substantial upgrade. It was typical in the late 70's and early 80's to repaint a frame every 3 to 5...
05-04-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By bikingshearer

Let me see if I have this straight. You got a...

Let me see if I have this straight. You got a very nice Doug Fattic frame, ID'd and blessed by Doug Fattic himself, decked out with very good components, and your wife has been converted from "meh"...
05-04-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By Doug Fattic

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it...

This has to be one of my earliest frames. And it appears to have its original paint. I never liked those decals and paid a professional to change them to a script probably before 1978. I haven't...
05-04-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By merziac

JulesCW :thumb: Fantastic score, way to go. ...

JulesCW

:thumb: Fantastic score, way to go.

I think that crank is a "Mighty" Sugino Super Mighty Competition.

One of the best in the business IMO, every bit as tough, strong and beautiful as...
04-30-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By merziac

Plenty of knowledge here from many very...

Plenty of knowledge here from many very experienced folks. The deep dive you are asking about is a bit hard earned and I encourage you to take a leap and get one to start the ball rolling. You will...
04-23-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By thook

thank you. i get that after reading his last...

thank you. i get that after reading his last reply :)
04-21-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,361
Posted By JaccoW

The only B17 that I have tried is the B17...

The only B17 that I have tried is the B17 Imperial with the cutout. This one is wider and uses thicker leather.
I believe I have made a comparison between the two a couple of years ago. It's in one...
04-12-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 27,862
Posted By merziac

:thumb: WOW! So cool.:love:

:thumb: WOW!

So cool.:love:
04-11-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Roger M

Thanks for that question(& answer),JulesCW. I...

Thanks for that question(& answer),JulesCW. I didn't bother even removing the tire or looking at it(til now).

Sure enough, the tire blew...

So where's all the 27x1 1/8" Paseles......
04-11-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By nlerner

Sure, I’d run it, but I’d also carry a back up!

Sure, I’d run it, but I’d also carry a back up!
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Bianchigirll

I got this email from Mel Pinto Imports “...

I got this email from Mel Pinto Imports

“ “Thanks for sending me that link. Mel Pinto was the original owner of Mel
Pinto Imports (MPI), which was an importer and distributor of Alan frames....
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By 85campione

1985 Campione w/ French gear?

I just acquired this from a dark, dusty corner of an old shop, where it had been slumbering at least 25 years.
COMMENTS WELCOME, and guesses at worth also welcome.

circa 1985 Campione "Record"...
03-26-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By jjhabbs

Nice Score! From an incoming phone call!

Hey guys
Pretty cool thing happened this week. I met a guy two months ago at a local hang out and it turned out he was a customer of mine back in the 80s where I worked called Action Cyclery. He...
03-25-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By bikingshearer

I like this call. For one thing, it preserves the...

I like this call. For one thing, it preserves the Velo Sport sticker. It was (not "is", sadly) on the short list of truly iconic Bay Area bike shops - I now live maybe eight blocks from their old...
03-24-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Andy_K

That's not terribly ugly, which is something I...

That's not terribly ugly, which is something I wouldn't say about most clamp-on bottle holders.

I kind of like the under-the-downtube bottle mounts in an ugly duckling sort of way. It's not at all...
03-24-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for...

I'd cover the holes with DMR hinged clamps for another water bottle cage. Maybe put a small piece of old inner tube over the holes to seal them against water getting in.

They're available from...
03-24-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By mhespenheide

Personally, I'd tape over both holes and attach...

Personally, I'd tape over both holes and attach another water bottle cage there using accessory clamps. As Andy_K points out, I wouldn't do more until I was sure that I liked the bike enough to do...
03-24-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By pcb

D'oh! is right. Framebuilder-ish folks...

D'oh! is right.

Framebuilder-ish folks should chime in, but AFAIK shouldn't present a structural problem left as is. You didn't ask, I'm just observing/saying.

Proper/best reversal would...
03-24-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By Andy_K

If your Sequoia is like mine, the factory bottle...

If your Sequoia is like mine, the factory bottle bosses have a star shaped reinforcement plate. If the upper hole isn't too far off center, a frame builder could add on a couple of proper matching...
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By Sonofamechanic

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Azuki 55/57 with good brakes and wheels
03-16-21, 01:48 PM
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Posted By canyoneagle

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins...

I had no idea that Peugeot and Hetchins collaborated on anything ;)
03-01-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,465
Posted By bikingshearer

I, too, marvel at the amount of venom GP and Riv...

I, too, marvel at the amount of venom GP and Riv seem to attract. Hey, if you don't like what their selling, yo don't have to come into or stay in the store.

I'm not sure I'd agree, though, that...
02-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,568
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Build Update: The mechanical systems have...

Build Update:

The mechanical systems have all been assembled, and we merely await the saddle, bar wrap, and tires. I went loose bearings in the headset, and it swings smooth as silk. Can't wait...
02-14-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By sloar

Back from powder coater

Just got my Serotta back from the powder coater and I’m extremely happy. I initially started this project to flip, once I built it up I’ve decided to keep it. I need to change the bars and stem then...
02-10-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,924
Posted By francophile

If those pedals are what I think they are...

If those pedals are what I think they are (https://www.bikeforums.net/21611154-post2916.html), those are some of my all-time favorites.
Replies: 48
Views: 2,910
Posted By DeadGrandpa

Dude, you and me should hang out. There is riding...

Dude, you and me should hang out. There is riding to discuss, and riding, with the occasional discussion of bicycle build particulars, and whatever other things we may find small points upon which to...
Replies: 48
Views: 2,910
Posted By DeadGrandpa

You have made a fair and logical argument with...

You have made a fair and logical argument with which I can find no fault. Apparently I have become small minded in my old age. I guess that one ride I took on my little brother's "Stingray-like" (not...
02-02-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,465
Posted By Mogens

I don’t own a Rivendell and two years ago, when I...

I don’t own a Rivendell and two years ago, when I finally got around to spending four figures on a new bike, I chose a modern aluminum one. So while appreciating Grant Petersen, I’m not a follower of...
01-16-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,430
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The Official Vintage Bicycle Manufacturer Catalog List w/Links

I'm going to start this list as I've never seen one of these here on BikeForums before. The purpose of this is to be a reference for both new and old members, as well as internet lurkers/researchers...
12-16-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,761
Posted By obrentharris

1950s Carlton in Need of a Bath

retyred answered my call for a tall older bike with this Carlton from his archives. First photo courtesy of retyred.
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11-29-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,676
Posted By sdmc530

Mileage record for me.....just had to share/brag!!

This year has been a great year for me cycling that is. Before this year I have never had the time to put up enough rides to exceed 3,000 miles in a year. BUT with covid setting in early I knew I...
11-20-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,408
Posted By MarkinOz

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Me with Geoff having a chat about the bike
05-26-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,717
Posted By obrentharris

Choke Lever on Bruce Gordon's custom Vespa that...

Choke Lever on Bruce Gordon's custom Vespa that my son is restoring.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-xjZq2PM/0/85e9bd6f/XL/_DSC2264-XL.jpg

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