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06-18-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By cudak888

That's not tradition. :P -Kurt

That's not tradition.

:P

-Kurt
06-18-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 49,360
Posted By M1T

First, thanks for all the replies and thought...

First, thanks for all the replies and thought that went towards answering my question, "What color should I paint my 84 760?" :)

I wanted something different than the original purple body and...
06-18-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 33,374
Posted By The Golden Boy

That's hot.

That's hot.
06-17-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 33,374
Posted By Smut peddler

Hereís mine!

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06-15-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 739
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Given the flat tire and amount of rust, I...

Given the flat tire and amount of rust, I wouldn't be surprised if that was sitting there for quite some time and was seen as ripe for harvesting.
06-11-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,078
Posted By noobinsf

"I Enjoy Over Spending on Old Bikes" could be the...

"I Enjoy Over Spending on Old Bikes" could be the name of this forum.
06-11-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,078
Posted By jdawginsc

I have a $1000 Basso Gap worth $600!

I have a $1000 Basso Gap worth $600!
05-31-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,409
Posted By JaccoW

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I...

Silca pump and the Tubus rack arrived today and I made some measurements for a frame bag. Better pics when I get some time to clean everything. Right now the fenders are full of sand. :D

I also...
05-27-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62,309
Views: 9,441,033
Posted By Rocket-Sauce

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/...
05-26-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 18,370
Posted By Andy_K

After stringing together as much patience as I...

After stringing together as much patience as I could manage, I'm now ready to declare the finish work on the Takara frame done (minus a few spots that may need touch up). I was really pleased with...
05-26-21, 05:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 723
Posted By steelbikeguy

speaking of Cinelli's, this thread could use some...

speaking of Cinelli's, this thread could use some photos.
Here are some shots of Mr. Barron's 1958 Cinelli B that was displayed at the 2018 Classic Rendezvous gathering.
...
05-21-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,409
Posted By JaccoW

Koga-Miyata Graveller

Aw man!

But CMYK!
https://www.merkendiewerken.be/wp-content/uploads/CMYK-kleurmodel.jpg

Just kidding. No need to replace perfectly fine handlebar tape before its worn.

Anyway, I pretty much...
05-20-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,409
Posted By JaccoW

http://i.imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb.jpg ...

http://i.imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/iKGX70A.jpg (https://imgur.com/TCvJ6Vb)
05-18-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 867
Views: 248,027
Posted By GeoffroyFromLux

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light. ...

Unknown frame builder but very nice and light.


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05-17-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,409
Posted By JaccoW

Black Velo Orange zeppelin fenders installed....

Black Velo Orange zeppelin fenders installed. :thumb:

They weren't the easiest things to install, partially because of the oversized tyres, but also because the supplied hardware wasn't always the...
05-16-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,004
Posted By montclairbobbyb

I REALLY did it...

I realize I've been talking about selling off most of my bike collection for awhile (on this and other forums), when suddenly I came to a moment of clarity... and I actually DONATED (yes, gave away)...
05-14-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By randyjawa

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not...

I have used both Rustoleum and Krylon. I do not like Krylon nearly as much as Rustoleum. Also, I much prefer to paint a bike with a paint brush. Spraying a bike frame is difficult because over spray...
05-12-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,080
Posted By spudly

Two Nice NOS Austro Daimlers

I was fortunate to just acquire two NOS Austro Daimlers from a seller whose late husband worked in marketing for them in the 70's/80's. They, an Ultima and Vent Noir (circa 1978 and 1977,...
05-10-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,519
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

My "Beast of the East" Suntour ProCompe Ultra...

My "Beast of the East" Suntour ProCompe Ultra spaced 6 speed in my 120mm spaced 1971 Schwinn Paramount P13.
...
05-07-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By fender1

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure...

I have used a rear rack and had no issues. Secure the front wheel to keep it from moving.
05-07-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,363
Views: 418,079
Posted By mechanicmatt

Gonna try to show this here, didn't generate must interest in my thread.

Been wrenching on my Bruce Gordon Chinook. This is a frame I had Powder Coated by Groody Brothers 10 years ago and it couldn't figure out what it wanted to be. Last year I realized that it wanted to...
05-06-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By uncleivan

"Today was the first time I’ve successfully...

"Today was the first time I’ve successfully completely set-up a set of cantilevers on my own, and it only took a long time. "

The 'it only took a long time' made me laugh,..... been there
05-06-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,286
Posted By Cissell

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Bought back in the day and still holding for a...
04-30-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,370
Posted By jamesdak

Well.....not bike related at all to be honest. ...

Well.....not bike related at all to be honest. But I saw this one day while out antiquing. Couldn't get it off my mind so about 3 months later I called the see if it was still there and then made...
04-26-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By Narhay

https://i.imgur.com/X8SlLju.jpg The tires...

https://i.imgur.com/X8SlLju.jpg

The tires fit but not much room to spare with the knobs coming close to the chainstays where they taper. XT hubs with perfect cones and cups on Sun Chinook wheels...
04-25-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,286
Posted By cv350

Sunshine Pro-Am hubs, high flange. Date code...

Sunshine Pro-Am hubs, high flange. Date code 1975. Box has patina, and on the lid someone wrote ď$34.95 / pairĒ.
...
04-23-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,139
Posted By Kobe

The cousin to Roger M 's Expedition above. His...

The cousin to Roger M 's Expedition above. His came off the assembly line 3 before mine.

...
04-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 496,550
Posted By jPrichard10

Finally found one

Well, I have an embarrassment of riches on my hands now, with four vintage Treks in my possession and one on the way!

Just six months ago, I had no such Treks (1989 Trek 400 that I sold doesn't...
04-12-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 553
Posted By Bill Kapaun

I would. I often find I have to adjust a click...

I would.
I often find I have to adjust a click or 2 on the barrel adjuster from stand to road.
04-09-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,321
Posted By polymorphself

In my search for a lugged, steel, diamond frame...

In my search for a lugged, steel, diamond frame with traditional geometry and drop bars that can take me anywhere at any time (meaning large tires required) I've boiled it down to:

1. If I want to...
04-02-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 179,509
Posted By dweenk

PM coming

PM coming
03-29-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,181
Posted By mstateglfr

Wow. When I'm older, I hope to not have this...

Wow. When I'm older, I hope to not have this level of contempt and bitterness towards an arbitrarily created grouping of adults who are largely in their 30s.

- I wouldn't want 32mm tires for...
03-25-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,593
Posted By Roger M

Rooney, it's a Sugino 50 tooth chainring. I'm not...

Rooney, it's a Sugino 50 tooth chainring. I'm not sure which model it is, or if it came with the crankset. I had the rings in my parts bins.
03-24-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,457
Posted By gugie

Here's some from my collection. First, let's...

Here's some from my collection.

First, let's see how the experts did it back in old France. This one is all original except the tail light and tires.
...
03-24-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,457
Posted By abshipp

Here's two of mine for consideration: ...

Here's two of mine for consideration:

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03-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,458
Posted By badger_biker

86 Voyageur After unexpectedly selling my...

86 Voyageur

After unexpectedly selling my 1987 Voyageur (post #40 and #94) last summer I found I really missed that trusty steed that never let me down on tours. Having wheels and numerous other...
03-16-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,458
Posted By ravenix

Black Ostrich Canvas bags with brown leather...

Black Ostrich Canvas bags with brown leather straps.... going for a long test ride this weekend with them, Iíll shoot a few pics and a write up on how the build feels :)
03-14-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,458
Posted By ravenix

SP in the Sun... Good day for a test ride!

Finally have it finished and took it for a spin today.... all the silver bits really shine in the sun!

...
03-02-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By Doug Fattic

I've been fond of pretty lugs ever since I got my...

I've been fond of pretty lugs ever since I got my Hetchins from Alf 50 years ago. It was their simplest lug design and had straight rear stays. I still have it. In fact designing and cutting out my...
03-01-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,844
Posted By alexihnen

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03-01-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 2,773,024
Posted By ElCani

More work on done my Appalachian... Nitto...

More work on done my Appalachian... Nitto Randonneur Bars (B132) and Nitto MT-10 stem, plus some metal mudguards I had lying around. Crap bar tape that doesn't stretch, nightmare to wrap.

...
02-24-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,458
Posted By justcynn

It arrived. Delayed due to weather ! The seller...

It arrived. Delayed due to weather ! The seller shipped it in the original Schwinn Chicago box. I was scared based in the damage to the box. This bike has a head badge indicating feb 23 1985. I...
02-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 68,458
Posted By ravenix

Voyager SP Update!

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Nitro Bars & Dura Ace 7700 Brifters...
02-13-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 69,288
Posted By Drillium Dude

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DD
02-11-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7,123
Views: 2,773,024
Posted By ElCani

Loads to do still on this (bars and stem are...

Loads to do still on this (bars and stem are borrowed from another bike), but couldn't resist a quick pic seeing as I now have my 10 posts. Love the look of the DTHs.

...
02-08-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 867
Views: 248,027
Posted By VintageRide

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S -...

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S - replaced the Sugino XD 600 crankset with a more appropriately vintage Sugino Super Maxy 34/48T double. Apparently these TA Pro Vis clones are not all that...
01-29-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,831
Posted By victorm

Bash guard progress

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01-29-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 133,787
Posted By rustystrings61

I just realized I haven't posted this bike to...

I just realized I haven't posted this bike to this thread! 1973 Raleigh Competition Mk. II running 44/42T chainrings with a 17/19T Surly Dingle for a 70-in fixed gear for pavement and a 60-in fixed...
01-28-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 133,787
Posted By ascherer

Since my last post above my setup migrated to a...

Since my last post above my setup migrated to a new old frame as seen in other threads, a chrome 1970 Raleigh Pro Mk. I. It's even better than the International was in this mode....
01-24-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,344
Posted By samkl

OK: new tires installed, new fancy schmancy...

OK: new tires installed, new fancy schmancy crankarms put on. The bike has reached its final form! (For now.)


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