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11-23-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,627
Posted By Robvolz

Merziac asked, “Story, tales, Bueller,...

Merziac asked,
“Story, tales, Bueller, Bueller? https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif”

Jim Merz and his lovely wife Heidi Hopkins’ ex-racer, invited us down to their house in...
11-22-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,627
Posted By Robvolz

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10-31-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 16,627
Posted By poprad

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I...

Happy Autumn indeed, but bittersweet for me. I just accepted a reappointment to my old job at the Dept. of State, so I'm leaving Paris. It was an incredible experience to meet the folks at Singer...
10-18-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Kilroy1988

An Old Jo Routens Randonneuse!

Hello all,

I'm finally diving into the French scene with a splash after receiving a box from France last weekend. This afternoon I took the time to assemble the bicycle as purchased...

It's a...
10-16-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ross200

From a shop perspective, what to you do when the...

From a shop perspective, what to you do when the "trivial" act of respacing the rear triangle goes awry? As in the brake bridge separates from the seat stay. Do you hand the frame back to the...
10-16-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Mr. 66

I did happen to pick up a screwy Gitane last...

I did happen to pick up a screwy Gitane last spring that needed way more than I thought. Here's that an the rigging that I setup. It needed needed headtube and fork alignment. I don't have pictures...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-16-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By Darth Lefty

They force the outer links to sit on the bigger...

They force the outer links to sit on the bigger teeth, in the same way on both rings. So between two rings in phase you need pairs of links.

Unless I'm missing something which also seems pretty...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-13-22, 12:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 681
Posted By duanedr

"My old tandem frame design spreadsheet had a...

"My old tandem frame design spreadsheet had a field for e, " How many people in the world, EVER, could start a sentence with that?!
10-11-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By KonAaron Snake

That's less classy than mine - badged Huffy, with...

That's less classy than mine - badged Huffy, with an Alfred E. Neumann head badge. ;)
Forum: Framebuilders
10-06-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

I use two different container types for my...

I use two different container types for my soaking, both are heated above tap levels with this immersion heater. I make sure the heating element is under water fully but keep the cord end above the...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-04-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,588
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

This frame is done for now. As there's no...

This frame is done for now. As there's no intended rider I won't spend the $ on paint. I finished it a couple of weeks ago but life took over and didn't get around to taking some shots till today....
09-29-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,153
Posted By Velo Mule

I mixed up some paint to fill in the chips. Since...

I mixed up some paint to fill in the chips. Since I am a cheapskate, I mixed Rustoleum White with Testors medium blue. Don't do what I do. But I would have to make a trip and spend money verses using...
Forum: Framebuilders
09-27-22, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By Robvolz

Box of FUN!!

I posted this in the classic and vintage section, people did not geek...
09-21-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By gugie

This one came and went to the Atelier recently....

This one came and went to the Atelier recently. Riv and Dale Rambouillet. Happens to the best of 'em. Customer called Riv, Dale sent out a new dropout they had.
...
09-21-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,897
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Stronglight 49d with a Red Clover Tripleizer

Just finished setting this up with a 52/42/32 progression as a building block for a Randonneuring bike I am assembling. Using a long cage Shimano Crane RD which can run a 14-32 freewheel in the back...
09-21-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 774
Posted By Doug Fattic

Using a sleeve (or more accurately 2 half...

Using a sleeve (or more accurately 2 half sleeves) makes a lot of sense for ease of repair and causes less damage to the surrounding areas than replacing the whole tube. The biggest problem might be...
09-21-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,012
Posted By Sonofamechanic

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Rear hangar cracked—first had it all welded and...
09-21-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,396
Posted By steelbikeguy

Rudge Ordinary The hobby horse led to the...

Rudge Ordinary
The hobby horse led to the boneshaker, which led to the Ordinary (a.k.a. penny-farthing). Daniel Rudge started building ordinaries around 1874. Innovations included hollow forks,...
09-21-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,897
Posted By jonwvara

What do you mean, "enough?" I never get tired of...

What do you mean, "enough?" I never get tired of looking at triplized cranks.
Forum: Framebuilders
09-21-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,537
Posted By SJX426

Update: Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the...

Update:
Decided to solder a wire (SS) to the screen (SS). I happen to have the right flux and solder. I let the wire protrude about a diameter on the other side of the screen and soldered it...
09-20-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By SoCaled

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09-20-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 409
Posted By SoCaled

1960's Paragon

Recently picked this bike up made by former Olympian Lars Zebrowski - 1960's Paragon
It has been a full time rider for the original owner since his father bought it for him when he was 11...
09-20-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,257
Posted By jonwvara

I don't scoff at them, but I admit to smirking.

I don't scoff at them, but I admit to smirking.
09-19-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,897
Posted By Drillium Dude

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09-19-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,897
Posted By Roger M

Here's a few of mine and Thomas's ...

Here's a few of mine and Thomas's
...
09-19-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 22,897
Posted By iab

oooooo, an old thread. I have a couple more...

oooooo, an old thread. I have a couple more since then to add.


Siamt

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51706226776_3c3f377d22_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mM6VNy)Siamt 01...
09-17-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By 75lechamp

Inaugural ride!

Went out today for a test spin.... bike performed very well. With that long wheelbase it's a very smooth and comfortable ride, love it! I weighed the final product, lighter than I thought it might...
09-17-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Another, but I'd guess a very slim possibility,...

Another, but I'd guess a very slim possibility, could be that a thin spacer became damaged in reassembly and eventually worked a portion of itself into the bearing race (at the place you feel the...
09-14-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,396
Posted By steelbikeguy

Reynolds 531 tubing Reynolds 531 has been in...

Reynolds 531 tubing

Reynolds 531 has been in production for 70 years (as of 2005, when this article was published), so there's no question that it is true classic! The article suggests that...
09-07-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 843
Posted By verktyg

Mystery French Tandem

top506 bulgie Force

Follis produced tandem frames for most of the French marques especially from the late 70's through the mid 80's: Gitane, Peugeot, Motobecane, Bertin, Lejeune and of course Mel...
09-07-22, 03:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By verktyg

Seamed Chain Stay Tubing

Seamed tubing is usually produced in this manner. A strip of sheet steel from a roll is fed through a series of roller dies until it forms a cylinder which then goes under a rotating electrode die...
09-06-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By ehcoplex

Coming along. Awaiting a different stem,...

Coming along. Awaiting a different stem, bar-taping, fender and rack install. Yes, it's a little too small for me & a little too big for the stoker, but within what's acceptable.

...
09-05-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By 75lechamp

Hey thanks folks, making some progress on the...

Hey thanks folks, making some progress on the bike. Thanks for the comments above, I am now convinced there are probably quite a few differences between the Competion frame and this one, including...
09-04-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By Slowride79

Hello everyone, Nice bike Andy! That...

Hello everyone,

Nice bike Andy! That frameset looks to be in excellent shape.
Here is mine , end of ‘74 early ‘’75. It’s all original including tires/tubes. Shown as found. Still in queue for...
09-03-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By juvela

----- an interesting feature of the model 93...

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an interesting feature of the model 93 chainset with guard is that the spindle needs to be the 3X model 125 since the guard mounts in the lands normally occupied by the outer c/w. and c/w...
09-03-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 636
Posted By 75lechamp

Chartreuse 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer

Here is my latest project, brought home just today, a 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer (serial WS4001509, which dates to around the end of September 1974, if I am counting my fortnights correctly...:))....
08-31-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,396
Posted By steelbikeguy

The SBDU group largely built with 753 tubing. ...

The SBDU group largely built with 753 tubing. They also started doing experimental work, such as with the aero version of Reynolds 753, in the Dynaflite series of frames. After some years, the...
08-27-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 6,671
Posted By Brad L

My 1972 Legnano Olimpiade Record Specialissima ...

My 1972 Legnano Olimpiade Record Specialissima

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08-23-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,099
Posted By gugie

This thread needs more on-topic pictures!

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Forum: Framebuilders
08-23-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By vintage cellar

For Untenhausen

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08-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 768
Posted By jjhabbs

A Visit to Jeffrey Bock's Shop! Dropped off a frameset to be painted.

Hey guys,
I went to Ames Iowa to drop off my 1980 Raleigh Competition GS to get repainted. I had some time to get to know Jeffrey. What a knowledgeable guy. He's an incredible artist. The work he...
08-22-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By juvela

----- marque: CILO national origin: CH ...

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marque: CILO

national origin: CH

model: Sprint X

tube set: 531DB, eleven tube
08-22-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,827
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm going through my pictures to illustrate my...

I'm going through my pictures to illustrate my presentations at the Auburn Bicycle Classic this week end. My photo album is filled with student made frames. Here is some pictures of a fillet brazed...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-22-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By unterhausen

I think maybe you should just bypass the oxygen...

I think maybe you should just bypass the oxygen side for concentrator use.

I have an old, ragged looking gas saver that I'm afraid to use. I have always wondered if I could get a rebuild kit for...
Forum: Framebuilders
08-22-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By duanedr

It rubs me the wrong way that you refer to it as...

It rubs me the wrong way that you refer to it as "by Tanner W". He just published instructions on how he copied someone else's design and didn't really add any value or innovation. Credit should go...
08-20-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By juvela

----- welcome to the forum jonderdonk! :) ...

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welcome to the forum jonderdonk! :)

Campagnolo not a lug maker

"BM" actually BCM standing for BOCAMA, maker of frame's lug set
the letter C is small and faint

pattern likely to be...
08-19-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By juvela

----- if a Rizzato product as suggested...

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if a Rizzato product as suggested frame size as measured in inches will likely be marked in two places on underside of shell -
...
08-19-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By juvela

----- lug pattern Agrati "BRIANZA" ART....

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lug pattern Agrati "BRIANZA" ART. 000.8030/U

crown and shell not shown

one possibility might be a Torresini produtto

if this is the case serial will be on side of seat tube and...
08-19-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,199
Posted By cb400bill

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-VPOnCF8m3cs/XP8v6QS8aOI...

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08-17-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,492
Posted By juvela

----- it's an early '72 you should...

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it's an early '72

you should build wheels for it to get those incorrect round things out

correct:

Normandy Luxe Competition large flange 36 hole hub with light gold foil label on...
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