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01-18-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,345
Posted By clubman

Agreed, wonderful engineering. We see them on CCM...

Agreed, wonderful engineering. We see them on CCM roadsters and choppers from the late 60's. 1967 was Canada's Centennial so CCM marketed a couple of Duomatic models ...the Duomatic Chopper and the...
01-18-23, 12:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,345
Posted By clubman

I've had the best results with the...

I've had the best results with the Fichtel-Sachs/Torpedo brand of coasters, even when on an IGH. I had a TCW 3 that stopped well but of course the brake disengages if you hit a false neutral so that...
01-16-23, 11:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,393
Posted By ehcoplex

My thought exactly. I’ve got my 650b PX-10...

My thought exactly. I’ve got my 650b PX-10 ‘all-road/rando’, sport/light-tour Trek, C’dale ‘winter’ bike… so why not go full ‘vintage race’ with the Holdsworth?
01-16-23, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,563
Views: 187,141
Posted By M1T

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me,...

Angry "midget rattlesnake" (don't cancel me, thats what they're called) near Natural Bridges Monument in SE Utah during a bike packing trip. I came about an inch from running over the little guy,...
01-16-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,393
Posted By DiabloScott

Well yes except that if I do happen to get a flat...

Well yes except that if I do happen to get a flat on a tire that's say... 75% worn out, I'd be more likely to put on a new tubular and keep the clincher going for a while. But as far as actually...
01-16-23, 09:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,393
Posted By El Chaba

Yes. (Although I ride many more miles on...

Yes. (Although I ride many more miles on tubulars) You can buy tires from Veloflex, Vitoria, Continental, Challenge and no doubt others that feature EXACTLY the same tread and and casing...
01-13-23, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 575
Posted By Andy Antipas

1970 Cinelli SC N+1

The latest addition is an Iconic 1970 Cinelli Supercorsa. PO had the frame refinished 10 years ago, and as usual I go with a period build with Campy, Cinelli, Fiamme, Regina. I won't get to ride it...
01-11-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By BMC_Kid

Finally was able to finish building up my...

Finally was able to finish building up my Montello. Originally was going to be mainly Athena 11 speed but forgot to ship the rear derailleur and shifters before I left for home for the holidays. So,...
01-09-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 769
Posted By Reynolds 531

https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=147...

https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=14748424
12-24-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,707
Posted By VRJAKE

Gillott in Chrysler "Turbine Bronze" completed by...

Gillott in Chrysler "Turbine Bronze" completed by Franklin Frames.

...
12-20-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26,686
Views: 3,903,094
Posted By Honusms

New to me Superbe

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1969 Raleigh Superbe

It’s been four years since...
12-18-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,644
Posted By iab

I have been in new product development for the...

I have been in new product development for the last 30+ years. Most of it is in medical devices, I have done a little consumer goods and on the side I design and fabricate furniture. While your...
12-15-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,649
Posted By cudak888

The Classic & Vintage Pass Around [Cotter] Press

About a week ago, Dave (Mad Honk) and I had a chat about his VAR cotter press and the general accessibility of crank cotter presses overall. We both realized that there are a number of forum members...
12-14-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,845
Views: 654,395
Posted By Drillium Dude

Now that the Davidson has been completely...

Now that the Davidson has been completely repaired, I decided to see to a few items in the spares box.

This pair of Campy brake levers with World Champion engravings has been kicking around for...
12-12-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,644
Posted By tcs

Cool. More power to Heine/Compass/Herse/et al. ...

Cool. More power to Heine/Compass/Herse/et al.

Thus was it ever: 1930s index shifting for the cloth cap set:
...
12-08-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,182
Views: 111,019
Posted By cudak888

Ditto! RB1-luvr is a fantastic buyer and a super...

Ditto! RB1-luvr is a fantastic buyer and a super nice fellow to work with.



Excellent. Enjoy! (P.S.: Sell to this guy. He's been here forever and is one of our many A-OK members).

-Kurt
12-08-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 26,686
Views: 3,903,094
Posted By LucasHartong

Rudge-Whitworth sports (1973). Nearly all...

Rudge-Whitworth sports (1973). Nearly all original. With the Sturmey-Archer 3 speed.
...
12-08-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,673
Posted By non-fixie

I believe I used a new BSC headset I had, which...

I believe I used a new BSC headset I had, which mounted without any problems. Which is somewhat surprising in hindsight, as the head tube does indeed have the French 32mm outside diameter. I don't...
12-05-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 24,935
Posted By Sactown_Albert

Nice to see it made it to you!

After being called out on a foul, I was in a cold sweat that the BOC would not get to you. I sent it last Monday and you had not received it by Thursday. Glad to see it arrived safely and that more...
12-02-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By robobike316

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early...

Bridge over a little creek on a warmish early winter day, water just starting to ice up so I am getting all the rides in that I can....
11-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,751
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not...

52telecaster tiger1964 and Road Fan, I'm not including a freewheel in this build. My alignment is great despite the 122mm distance between the dropouts.

I'm going to give it a try with the...
11-24-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By 52telecaster

Rockford IL, supercourse 12 ...

Rockford IL, supercourse 12
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11-23-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 22,751
Posted By clubman

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from...

If you're lucky and the town centre is 1 km from your home, a two speed Duomatic fills the gap. I 'had' drop bars, honest. (yes fender line sux)
...
11-20-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,641
Posted By Andy_K

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind....

No, that's not the proper attire for an Aerowind. You need a jacket flapping in the wind to cancel out your unfair advantage.

https://youtu.be/jMgYNm4Q6dM
11-18-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By icemilkcoffee

pic assist: ...

pic assist:
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That is a flawless...
11-17-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,065
Posted By nlerner

Key BF modification: "Some dumbass had a complete...

Key BF modification: "Some dumbass had a complete Cinelli SC listed for $20. I pushed my kids out of the way and ran down there as fast as I could. I offered him $10, and we settled at $15."
11-12-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,605
Posted By dedhed

I sold this guy some of my grandfather's...

I sold this guy some of my grandfather's blacksmith tools when he was starting out now he hand hammers hammers.

https://www.cergolforge.com/?variant=40204869501017

...
11-11-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 24,935
Posted By jdawginsc

If BFisher is in, gotta do the same. I think we...

If BFisher is in, gotta do the same. I think we may have been BOC neighbors a few times now.

MH, I can help lengthen the list.
11-10-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,605
Posted By 52telecaster

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all...

I never looked back. I hated welding but by all accounts was pretty good at it.
10-26-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,365
Posted By victorm

Surly Sunrise Bar

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10-04-22, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26,686
Views: 3,903,094
Posted By Ged117

Triumph S5 Commuter

This one is just about complete, at least for the moment. It isn't as nice as a 1950s Raleigh, but it'll do the job. I have about a five mile commute to work along various multi use pathways that...
09-30-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26,686
Views: 3,903,094
Posted By SirMike1983

Raleigh Sprite on the road the other day: ...

Raleigh Sprite on the road the other day:
...
09-22-22, 11:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,117
Posted By Drillium Dude

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder...

When I read some of this stuff, I have to wonder if a lot of Campy detractors have ever shifted a properly-adjusted NR or SR derailleur across a straight block - or even one with a one/two tooth jump...
09-16-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By iab

Namakagon river. ...

Namakagon river.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52362116768_4dc0ca09fc_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2nM4x3G)Up North 28 (https://flic.kr/p/2nM4x3G) by iabisdb...
08-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26,686
Views: 3,903,094
Posted By nlerner

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the...

Finished up the rehab of this ‘70 Sports the other day. Paint is nicely preserved; chrome generally good except for the bars, which must have gone through the inferior chroming tank. Those are new...
08-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Prowler

I discovered this recently on the way to an...

I discovered this recently on the way to an appointment. This is my '95 Trek 850 drop bar conversion on the Bogert Covered Bridge in Allentown, PA. Built in 1841 it served the community well for over...
06-29-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,484
Posted By Drillium Dude

The classic candy red with white panels of an...

The classic candy red with white panels of an early 80s icon:

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...
06-26-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 391
Posted By Andy Antipas

Three GIOS Bicycles

Before the pandemic, I was organizing a monthly steel bike ride in Durango, and I thought I should try and get them organized again. I was able to get a small group organized for this morning....
06-23-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,550
Posted By Drillium Dude

Bikes 'n Bays

In the spirit of the Bikes on Bridges (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1253943-bikes-bridges.html) thread, lets see your bikes next to big bodies of water.

Edmonds ferry terminal, Puget...
06-22-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By steelbikeguy

a few shots from the Chain of Rocks Bridge that...

a few shots from the Chain of Rocks Bridge that crosses the Mississippi river just a bit north of St. Louis. This used to be part of the famous Route 66, but is now solely a pedestrian and bike...
06-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Velo Mule

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06-22-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By iab

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50149460437_ae257d0a76_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB)2020 Up North 013 (https://flic.kr/p/2jpx6pB) by iabisdb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/68123172@N03/), on...
06-22-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Bianchi84

You can kind of see part of my bike (1984 Bianchi...

You can kind of see part of my bike (1984 Bianchi Tipo Corsa) on the Verrazzano Bridge. New York 5 Borough Bike Tour. Please excuse goofy-looking helmet/hat ... currently looking for newer helmet!...
06-22-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Drillium Dude

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06-22-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Kabuki12

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Back when I used to ride the "bike path"(not) to Ventura , no water...
06-22-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By nlerner

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Is a boardwalk a bridge?
06-22-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By Andy_K

I rarely cross bridges that I haven't taken a...

I rarely cross bridges that I haven't taken a picture on.

https://live.staticflickr.com/953/41893740092_7e1e3428a0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26Q1nnE)
Port Angeles Metric Century
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06-22-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By ehcoplex

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06-22-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By gugie

Other states have bridges too! ...

Other states have bridges too!

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I90 bridge headed east from...
06-22-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,166
Posted By gugie

Oregon has lots of rivers and bicyclists, ergo a...

Oregon has lots of rivers and bicyclists, ergo a lot of pix of bikes on bridges.
...
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