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03-19-22, 03:55 PM
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Posted By ehcoplex

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Put together the truing stand from the Musson book with wood scraps I had...
12-08-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,435
Posted By 52telecaster

Running errands on a cool old bike

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Research clinic...
11-25-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,249
Posted By molleraj

Incredible score - $40 Strida Mark I aluminum belt drive folder

I am so excited I managed to snag this original Strida folding bike from between 1987 and 1992. The industrial design professor selling it said 25 people were interested, but I was only a 10 minute...
11-20-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,779
Posted By jnbrown

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with...

I ended up polishing it by hand. Starting with 200 grit sandpaper followed by 320, 600 then wet sanding 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500, 4000 then Blue Magic.
Totally happy with how it turned and do not...
11-16-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,900
Views: 3,623,710
Posted By zukahn1

Found this on as a curb find today Globe ATB...

Found this on as a curb find today Globe ATB Cruiser bike had no front wheel seat or post picked it up anyway because I have plenty of mid level ATB MTB parts. After a couple of easy work and clean...
11-16-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19,596
Views: 2,450,161
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

Andy_K did you ask the moose? ...

Andy_K did you ask the moose?


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I live near what...
11-15-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19,596
Views: 2,450,161
Posted By djkashuba

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Austin Creek, Caz. (https://flic.kr/p/2mK7WCy) by djk762 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/djk762/), on...
11-15-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 24,400
Posted By gearbasher

Monica...

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11-03-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 35,761
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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GuitarsÖ...
10-13-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,931
Posted By LBCwanabe

Restoration of a Miyata 1000

Here are some pics of me restoring a Miyata 1000lt. I just stripped and applied rust proofing tonight. As far as I know itís all original:...
09-28-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By drewfio

Just a couple pics of a Miyata 912 I fixed up, and have been riding a lot lately.

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09-05-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,783
Posted By smontanaro

Huzzah! Thanks for all your effort, Jon.

Huzzah! Thanks for all your effort, Jon.
08-28-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By top506

I think I paid a c-note for the Old Nail. The...

I think I paid a c-note for the Old Nail. The blue one was$ 60-75 for the frame and fork. I invested about $90 in the powdercoat and graphics and built it with stuff from the barn. Sold for $350.
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08-27-21, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,528
Posted By canopus

I thought I had provided an update on this...

I thought I had provided an update on this thread... Apparently not. So here is a pic of the Trek in current form. I had it built up with some 700x32's on A719 rims with Dia Compe Gran Compe brakes...
08-25-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By nimoWS

Those are real pretty! How much did you...

Those are real pretty!

How much did you buy/sell those for?
08-24-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By cb400bill

https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%...

https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%2087.pdf...
08-24-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By cb400bill

Looks like the 50cm frame size. At 5'8", you'd...

Looks like the 50cm frame size. At 5'8", you'd fit better on the 54cm size.
08-23-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By cb400bill

Deleted. Next time, just report it.

Deleted. Next time, just report it.
08-23-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By cb400bill

I used to ride a similar era 312. Great...

I used to ride a similar era 312. Great comfortable to ride bikes.
08-19-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19,596
Views: 2,450,161
Posted By smontanaro

Yesterday, I rode to Michigan. The intent was to...

Yesterday, I rode to Michigan. The intent was to ride from Evanston, IL to Covert, MI, and I'd have made it (I think) except for a couple logistic errors and a train.

I overslept and got out the...
08-19-21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 19,596
Views: 2,450,161
Posted By Drillium Dude

Alex and myself took in the scenic John...

Alex and myself took in the scenic John Wayne/Iron Horse Trail from Hyak trailhead to Cle Elum - where we had lunch at Smokey's BBQ - and back. Perfect primer for Cino at 66 miles, even though we...
08-09-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 165,379
Posted By JaccoW

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the...

Loaded up my preliminarily packed bags on the Koga-Miyata Graveller and took it out for a spin for a fully loaded test ride. :D

This should be the setup for this summer. Especially clothing isn't...
08-05-21, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,181
Posted By Gonzo Bob

Early Shimano SIS would be 6-speed. If your...

Early Shimano SIS would be 6-speed. If your 6-speed freewheel or cassette is in good shape, my recommendation is to rebuild your wheels using your existing hubs.
08-03-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By Nahuel_B58

She's alive ! ...

She's alive !
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08-02-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,181
Posted By davester

I don't think that's true. 700c weren't widely...

I don't think that's true. 700c weren't widely available in the US until the mid- 1980s. For that reason, pretty much all of the high end touring bikes came with 27" wheels, the logic being that you...
07-22-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,900
Posted By 3speedslow

No.

No.
07-22-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,900
Posted By SwimmerMike

You are asking a group of enablers. Of course...

You are asking a group of enablers. Of course you don't have an issue! It makes complete sense. I just bought my 7th wheel set for my 2 vintage bikes. $50 for Campy record hubs and wheels (with...
07-22-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,900
Posted By RH Clark

Can you resist a bargain?

I have some kind of disease or sickness. At best it's a strong addiction. I've been into cycling a scant 3 years and I own 12 bikes. I just bought 2 more last week that were super bargains with 9...
07-02-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By obrentharris

Hard to tell from the photos but the upper pulley...

Hard to tell from the photos but the upper pulley might be just lightly touching the cog in that particular combination. Tightening the "B" adjustment screw a half a turn or so would take care of...
06-26-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By sd5782

That would be a local to Toledo bike as that shop...

That would be a local to Toledo bike as that shop on the sticker is still around. I lived near there years ago but have another closer shop. Nice looking bike and should be a fun cleanup.
06-25-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By SurferRosa

I had an '80s black one with S600. It rocked.

I had an '80s black one with S600. It rocked.
06-23-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,283
Posted By davester

Unlike the Brooks Pro, which I have found both...

Unlike the Brooks Pro, which I have found both uncomfortable and almost impossible to break in, I find that B-17s break in relatively quickly. In addition, I have found that they are pretty...
06-21-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By John E

If you have affordable access to parts and do...

If you have affordable access to parts and do your own work, it might be a decent enough project, although the price may be a bit steep for the condition.

I really like my 1970 UO-8, which rides...
05-13-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,015
Posted By roadsnakes

Am I crazy!?!

Am I crazy******************************???

It`s now Spring, Sun is shining, temperatures in the 50`s, 60`s and 70`s!

AND , I miss riding in the WINTER.

What`s wrong with me?

Now, I just...
02-18-21, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 165,379
Posted By malcala622

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01-21-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,965
Posted By BFisher

Quite ironic. Didn't somebody once way back when...

Quite ironic. Didn't somebody once way back when suggest such a solution? Say, I don't know, in post #10 here...
01-16-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 36,781
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The Official Vintage Bicycle Manufacturer Catalog List w/Links

The purpose of this is to be a reference for both new and old members, as well as internet lurkers/researchers (raises hand) that need information or who may become future members. The initial scope...
01-16-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,707
Posted By LBCwanabe

NBD: 1987? Peugeot Canyon Express

I picked this up yesterday. I donít know that much about it. It has killer colors and fits m pretty well. Iím going to start the tear down today and will post more pics as I go.

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01-11-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,781
Posted By geeteeiii

Some Soviet junk I have.

Hello everybody.

I tought my weird collection of bikes might be interesting to people here, soviet bicycles seem to be quite undocumented here. Being from a ex USSR occupied country, we have alot...
01-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,105
Posted By nlerner

How ugly is this?

In a different thread, I showed this trash-picked, little, and heavy Bianchi that came my way over the weekend:

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12-24-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,234
Posted By AlmostTrick

The only way to ensure your safety at this point...

The only way to ensure your safety at this point is to make sure the finished paint job is immaculate.
12-21-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,427
Posted By Wildwood

You just need the right stickers. And a YBS...

You just need the right stickers.
And a YBS chainstay guard - for starters
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12-16-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,729
Posted By leftthread

Chain checker,known as the Bearer of Bad News. ...

Chain checker,known as the Bearer of Bad News.
And some whisky to soften the blow....
12-16-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,839
Posted By nlerner

I try not to turn. Takes too much energy.

I try not to turn. Takes too much energy.
12-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,910
Posted By jonwvara

Cartridge BB installation, genius!

I will now describe a stroke of towering genius that came to me recently while replacing a bottom bracket cartridge. I expect I will soon learn that it's a trick that everyone else here already knew,...
12-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,137
Posted By T-Mar

Cyclists from the 1950s wouldn't be laughing at...

Cyclists from the 1950s wouldn't be laughing at us but looking on in shock, the moment they saw everybody wearing masks. Then they'd head straight back, with out even looking at our bicycle...
12-04-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,164
Posted By billytwosheds

Who's afraid of pedals, not me

Obviously sarcastic, but refreshing a pair of pedals for the first time was not that bad.
...
11-29-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 165,379
Posted By Dean51

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for...

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for inspection and a thorough clean & lube. These will be for sale in a day or two.

Dean

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11-26-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By Rage

Those tubing decals pop up on EBay...

Those tubing decals pop up on EBay intermittently.
Dunno about the multicolor bands tho.
11-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,102
Posted By Happy Feet

Another example as far outside the list as...

Another example as far outside the list as possible.

One of my longest running projects this 1960's era Woodward's department store bike has everything going wrong for it collector wise. Plain...
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