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05-03-22, 09:31 AM
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Posted By wschellen

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Had a great time, did the 72 mile ride, sure the...
12-24-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,244
Posted By wschellen

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80ís Romic 650b conversion.
10-16-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 911
Posted By wschellen

Absolutely beautiful!

Absolutely beautiful!
09-13-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By wschellen

Help ID vintage tubular rims

What I know:
36 spoke, 15ga, Letter E on the spoke head, Normandy Luxe Competition Hubs, No eyelets on the rim, No manufacturers mark on the rim, uses nipple washers and the sticker residue opposite...
09-09-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7,393
Views: 3,349,071
Posted By wschellen

Not actually a mountain bike, but my TREK 750...

Not actually a mountain bike, but my TREK 750 hybrid drop bar conversion is pretty close, and itís currently my favorite ride....
09-07-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,182
Posted By wschellen

"You know, I am not sure if this is the beginning...

"You know, I am not sure if this is the beginning of some kind of sickness now that I am in my late '50's but I cannot seem to stop myself." I love when a thread starts like this, it makes me realize...
08-29-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By wschellen

A brand I had not heard of a month ago until a...

A brand I had not heard of a month ago until a phone call to our shop. A young man was helping his uncle clean out the garage and get rid of some old bikes. I was fortunate to pick up this and a...
07-13-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By wschellen

I had the exact same question with the Sekine...

I had the exact same question with the Sekine that I bought at a thrift store. All I can think is it was a way to raise and lower the stem quickly, but that seemed a little sketchy to me.
07-11-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By wschellen

I have a theory on this. I was working at a shop...

I have a theory on this. I was working at a shop in the late 80s when everyone suddenly wanted aero levers and clip in pedals. I remember swapping out lots of SR levers for DiaCompe aero ones. No one...
02-01-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 50,340
Posted By wschellen

Here's my red one. ...

Here's my red one.
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02-01-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 50,340
Posted By wschellen

Here's my pink one. ...

Here's my pink one.
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01-08-21, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 261,312
Posted By wschellen

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Opus III
12-23-20, 11:39 PM
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Posted By wschellen

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80ís DeRosa, 10 speed Record.
12-19-20, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,082
Posted By wschellen

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12-06-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,268
Posted By wschellen

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11-13-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 99,363
Posted By wschellen

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Drove all the way to Arizona last weekend to pick...
10-23-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By wschellen

I had a similar experience with an old...

I had a similar experience with an old Stronglight crank on a Motobecane. I took the pedal off, placed an old fence post pole over the arm and pulled it back. The arm is straight now and seems fine,...
07-19-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,082
Posted By wschellen

Fuji OPUS III

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05-10-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

juvela...

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Sure enough, two digit marking.
05-10-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

La Perle Restoration Update

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Picked up this 1963 PX 10 parts donor for the La Perle project. From it I will...
04-25-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By wschellen

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You guys got me thinking I need to take this out for a ride tomorrow.
04-20-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

bertinjim I looked at those brakes, but it seems...

bertinjim I looked at those brakes, but it seems they came about in the 70s and I am trying to stick with early 60's style parts. Thanks
04-20-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

La Perle Restoration Update

The Covid-19 has given me some free time for projects and the La Perle is first on the list. I completed the sandblasting today and was happy with what I found. No dents or cracks, just beautiful lug...
03-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

Thanks to all the forum members who helped me...

Thanks to all the forum members who helped me identify and understand this old bicycle. I gave it an overhaul and some new tires and you can see it now on the Classic Rendezvous web site. C. Bertrand...
03-14-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

bwilli88 sorry I do not know what bars they are....

bwilli88 sorry I do not know what bars they are. They are steel and it looks like they were chrome at one point. They are a really cool bend, more comfortable than they look. The stem says Reynolds...
03-13-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,225
Posted By wschellen

bwilli88 The bike is a C.Bertrand & Co. probably...

bwilli88 The bike is a C.Bertrand & Co. probably from the late 30s early 40s. I started a thread about it a few weeks ago, called "Is it really 100 years old" and with the help of the forum members...
03-12-20, 11:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,734
Posted By wschellen

Wildwood so good to see there is someone else out...

Wildwood so good to see there is someone else out there like me, and it looks like we ride the same frame size, 56/58? Nice collection!
03-12-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

A few "Glamor Shots" after an overhaul and some...

A few "Glamor Shots" after an overhaul and some new tires.

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03-12-20, 10:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,225
Posted By wschellen

What a great thread. The universe has been good...

What a great thread. The universe has been good to me. Here are a few bikes that have come to me for FREE.
...
03-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

Thanks juvela for these photos, I somehow missed...

Thanks juvela for these photos, I somehow missed this post until now. I have sandblasted the frame and am trying to decide on a color. It will definitely have a cream colored head tube and some pin...
02-27-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

martl Exactly right. I myself got the story of...

martl Exactly right. I myself got the story of the bicycle second hand and after questioning the person who spoke to the previous owner the story seemed a bit blurry. "Maybe they said it was when...
02-27-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

cudak888 Good point. I have an old Peugeot that...

cudak888 Good point. I have an old Peugeot that appeared at first to have a bent fork, but after looking at several similar bikes I realized that is just how the fork looks. I will check the front...
02-26-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

francophile dam good eye my friend. I rode the...

francophile dam good eye my friend. I rode the bike and thought it didn't feel as stable as the wheelbase and fork rake would indicate. I removed the fork last night and to my eye it looks like it is...
02-25-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

Hudson308 Yes the tires are 27". I would like to...

Hudson308 Yes the tires are 27". I would like to replace the existing ones with something more appropriate, what would you suggest?
02-25-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

rhm The stem does say Reynolds on it, the rims...

rhm The stem does say Reynolds on it, the rims are Dunlop Special Lightweight, the Hubs are BH Airlite and the Fenders say Durex RBN on them. I can not find any markings on the crankset and I am a...
02-24-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 20,523
Posted By wschellen

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02-24-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,082
Posted By wschellen

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02-24-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 120,082
Posted By wschellen

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02-24-20, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By wschellen

I have used Testors enamel paint on similar parts...

I have used Testors enamel paint on similar parts with good results. I use 0000 steel wool to roughen the surface first to give the paint something to stick to and I use it on the paint after drying...
02-24-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

A few more photos. ...

A few more photos.
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02-24-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,534
Posted By wschellen

Is it really a hundred years old?

This beautiful bike fell into my hands yesterday and I would love to know more about it. The previous owner, a man in his 70s said he remembers his father talking about courting his mother in the 20s...
11-20-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 157,935
Posted By wschellen

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11-20-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,639
Views: 997,739
Posted By wschellen

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11-20-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 589,277
Posted By wschellen

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11-19-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

Looks like a match

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11-10-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,793
Posted By wschellen

Nothing wrong with resurrecting an old thread if...

Nothing wrong with resurrecting an old thread if it's to show off a beautiful FUSO. Here are my two, an FRX and an FR1

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11-10-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

Perfect, thanks for the extra photos. I love the...

Perfect, thanks for the extra photos. I love the fact that your bike has shimano clip in pedals on it, tells me that your riding it.:)
11-10-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

Looks incredible. Did you do the lines around the...

Looks incredible. Did you do the lines around the lugs freehand? Is a zap strap the same as a zip tie? I would love to see more pictures of your actual process to make sure I understand. Thanks for...
11-10-19, 06:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

Wow I really dig that blue La Perle, it even has...

Wow I really dig that blue La Perle, it even has cantilever bosses. Maybe my bike should be a nice French Blue with Cream color panels. Thanks for the photos.
11-10-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,922
Posted By wschellen

New data and new photos

Sand blasted the fork today and found the words REYNOLDS BUTTED half way up the steer tube. It looks like the word REYNOLDS is proceeded by a fractional number starting with 16/ and the word BUTTED...
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