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08-17-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,494
Posted By juvela

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

-----

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...
06-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 761
Posted By styggno1

Major Bianchi X4 score!

I have written it here before – Sweden does not have a lot of top-of-the-line vintage lightweights of international calibre. With a somewhat short season cycling has never been a really big sport...
05-03-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,952
Posted By fvernon

Despite any felt logistical issues (any word on...

Despite any felt logistical issues (any word on why the 81mi was cancelled?), had an absolutely wonderful time. The 72mi ride on Sunday was challenge enough with some gorgeous cycling; I did quite...
05-03-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 37,952
Posted By obrentharris

The highlight for me was the little kids in front...

The highlight for me was the little kids in front of a house near the bottom of the Santa Rita climb handing up cups of Gatorade to us as we rode by!
Brent
04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,231
Posted By Kilroy1988

The c. 1954 Carlton Super Python is on the Road!

Hello all,

I started a build thread for this one a while back but that got rather convoluted, so here's a fresh one for the finished results! Yesterday I started with a frame on the shelf and...
01-30-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,272
Posted By sloar

1973 Paramount, finally.

Two weeks ago at a swap meet I saw this Paramount for sale. I didn’t bring enough cash but made an offer anyhow. After he stopped laughing he said no. I walked around the rest of the day hoping no...
10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
09-22-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 2,140
Views: 464,998
Posted By 87 Demo

first ride this morning, just got the frame last...

first ride this morning, just got the frame last week and built it up with parts i had on hand. Honestly, it's much more nicely finished and constructed than any of my other Raleighs, I was pretty...
09-16-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,339
Posted By Rooney

The early 90s lugged Trek Multitracks,...

The early 90s lugged Trek Multitracks, specifically, the 750 and 790, hit all of the points you listed.
09-11-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 28,694
Posted By merziac

Tx, not in the cards and not traveling amid the...

Tx, not in the cards and not traveling amid the uncertainty of all this, simply cannot reconcile any risk, perceived, imagined, contrived, known or unknown at this point. ;)

Also, absolutely not...
09-06-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,827
Posted By mooseinmass

Finally back with a completed restoration. New...

Finally back with a completed restoration. New cables, housing, chain, brakes, brooks handlebar tape, some fat páselas for biking in the city. Rides very smooth and managed to save the freewheel and...
09-02-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 959
Posted By Erzulis Boat

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his...

My girlfriend's father (now 96) would ride his trusty Peugeot daily until his SECOND stroke at 82 years of age.

Sadly, all that is left of the bike are his toeclip straps, and a clamp on water...
07-03-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,268
Posted By bear_a_bug

'73 Zeus Competition

Just finished building up a really pretty Zeus Competition frame/fork I picked up from fender1 . I call it light blue, but my wife insists its gray. One of us is colorblind, but I won't press the...
04-10-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By nomadmax

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the...

This is STILL one of my favorite bicycles in the fleet.

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02-23-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,356
Posted By ravenix

Voyager SP Update!

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Nitro Bars & Dura Ace 7700 Brifters...
01-30-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,753
Posted By WGB

Perhaps we could better help you decide what to...

Perhaps we could better help you decide what to do if we knew what size the frames were. Also it would be helpful if you posted detailed photos (from the drive side of course).Then, we could buy...
01-04-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,388
Posted By droppedandlost

I only have one bike. My wife has a bunch that...

I only have one bike. My wife has a bunch that seem to be too big for her, so she lets me ride them.
01-01-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,081
Posted By markk900

I'm gonna try for "artsy composition"....I call...

I'm gonna try for "artsy composition"....I call this one "Curves".
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11-02-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By bertinjim

WGB- That is a Simplex Criterium rear...

WGB-

That is a Simplex Criterium rear derailleur and, yes, the rear derailleur will be dismounted from the rear of the dropout using an allen key. Of course, the front Simplex plastic derailleurs...
07-19-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By retrodude

Dura Ace RD-7402 Refurbish

I been into polishing old badly scuffed up parts for a couple years now, typically I get the parts for a good deal & I really like the results. In the 80s I leaned more the campy when it came to road...
05-10-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By T-Mar

Or perhaps the 1st character was struck, upside...

Or perhaps the 1st character was struck, upside down. I imagine it was a fairly common mistake, aprčs déjeuner avec vin.
05-10-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By juvela

----- Thank you so much; greatly...

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Thank you so much; greatly appreciated. :)

Only one encountered previously was marked 64 and because of the cycle it came out of it made me think it a date. Your example makes it clear...
04-21-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By cleroica

I'm jealous. I would love to find a nice La Perle...

I'm jealous. I would love to find a nice La Perle frameset in my size. Then I could pretend to be a young Anquetil.
03-18-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,705
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

You know you’re a dedicated C+Ver ....

When you click on an ad for a Specialized Allez in your size and you’re profoundly disappointed to see this.

...
03-12-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,734
Posted By Dfrost

Kedge, have you considered building your own...

Kedge, have you considered building your own wheels? It’s an extremely gratifying skill, IMHO.

My wife, also an avid cyclist (we met literally in the middle of the 200-mile Seattle-to-Portland...
03-12-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,734
Posted By Wildwood

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say. Open...

Maybe, maybe not. Not my place to say.
Open your eyes beyond Japanese bikes and there's a world of worthy bikes to possess, quite affordably.

And I don't live in a mansion and do have many...
03-12-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,734
Posted By Eric F

I'm disappointed. A thread with a title of "Too...

I'm disappointed. A thread with a title of "Too many bikes", I expect pics of said bikes (preferably a drive-side shot of each individual bike, of course) so the BF community can better understand...
03-12-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,734
Posted By due ruote

So you’re saying you have 3 bikes and that’s two...

So you’re saying you have 3 bikes and that’s two too many? You are way too rational for this forum.
Unfortunately the market is very weak right now.
Keeping a spare/loaner bike around isn’t such a...
03-07-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 261,311
Posted By DQRider

Wow! What a beautiful bike! Why is he so angry? ...

Wow! What a beautiful bike! Why is he so angry?

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11-23-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,511
Posted By ascherer

Completed my 1970 Raleigh Professional Mk.1 build

Full chrome, serial E4870. I got the frame and fork from a member of the Classic Rendezvous list. It was in remarkable condition. Treated and cleaned it, spread the stays to 135, aligned the dropouts...
11-21-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 589,273
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Um, yes please. Pink 770 :love:

Um, yes please. Pink 770 :love:
11-05-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By verktyg

Early To Mid 60's La Perle Frame

MauriceMoss

"We're not worthy, we're not worthy"!

Yes I agree, the OP's frame has all of the hallmarks of your La Perle.

Disregard the paint, it's an old respray.

I'd guess that the frame...
11-04-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By MauriceMoss

Nice find, wschellen. Looks like a nice, well...

Nice find, wschellen. Looks like a nice, well made frame.


I suppose it could be a Urago product but I haven’t come across one that has matching features. Also, as juvela pointed out w/r to their...
08-04-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,815
Posted By gugie

The Zero bike

We all know what n+1 means.

So I'm texting a buddy of mine awhile back, telling him I'm travelling down to his neck of the woods on business, and thinking of shipping a bike down. I've got enough...
05-01-17, 01:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 34,827
Posted By non-fixie

Bring out your Batavus!

Batavus made some excellent high end racing machines in the seventies and eighties, but never really got the recognition it deserved, so I thought it would be a nice gesture to at least give the...
05-19-13, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,823
Posted By joe englert

Witcomb bicycle purchase

So...Im not a great collector of British bikes..but this one was on local craigslist..only a few miles away and it was vintage...mostly early dura ace stuff...sugino cranks...came with high flange...
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