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05-12-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By cmsanfor

1977 Trek TX900

Hey guys! Had a stroke of luck today and came across this early Trek. It's a 1977 TX900, lovely frame with some fun details. The paint is beyond shot, but so far it seems mercifully free from...
04-06-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
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...
03-29-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By bamboobike4

I have six or seven bikes that need your...

I have six or seven bikes that need your attention.
03-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Doug Fattic

Repainting a bunch of fillet brazed Schwinns

In this subject thread I'm going to document the process of repainting a bunch of Schwinn fillet brazed frames. I've been involved for 22 years in a charity bicycle project in Ukraine. Over those...
02-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,060
Posted By JoeBass

Finally got the 100-year-old racer back into ridable condition and out on the road!

Rides pretty well for a forty-pound bike! :)
Riding a 100-year-old Racing Bicycle: The Claude Delage French Racer. - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBDDzHcKYGg&feature=youtu.be)
01-30-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By SurferRosa

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman: When you finish this...

Gunnery Sergeant Hartman: When you finish this build, you will be a weapon, you will be a minister of death, praying for war. But until that day you are puke! Not even a human being! You are nothing...
01-30-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,292
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...
01-17-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,387
Posted By WilliamK1974

Got the Super Sport home, finally

Hello everyone,

I managed to get the Super Sport home from
the Atlanta metro today. Kind of dirty and neglected. The wheels are off right now as I had to struggle to remove the old dry-rotted...
01-13-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By Pcampeau

Welcome to the forum BishopPax! Unless...

Welcome to the forum BishopPax!

Unless you’re looking at a late 1950s Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix, the 50s Grand Prix doesn’t exist. If you are looking at a Lenton, and if it has its original paint,...
01-13-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,201
Posted By top506

From the dunp: Allez!

My transfer station guy Marcel did it again! Just as found:
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220113_114417_a8764c7bef4cd05a6b62fc6cb67de958043a71ac.jpg...
01-09-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,370
Posted By Doug Fattic

This is a picture of the 6 number serial...

This is a picture of the 6 number serial placement on a Johnny Berry fork and frame. I still use Johnny Berry's equipment I bought from his widow and shipped to the States in 1975. On the cast iron...
12-24-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By The Golden Boy

jolly_codger If you want that bike- it's a huge...

jolly_codger If you want that bike- it's a huge temptation to overlook a red flag (or 4, as the case may be) to get a bike you think you want... it's REALLY important to remember to there's...
12-04-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By nlerner

Hah! John, I'm the former owner of that one....

Hah! John, I'm the former owner of that one. Small world! Got it from a friend (who used to be on BF, but not for a long while) who had it modified by Spectrum, I believe. I later sold it on eBay....
11-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By mechanicmatt

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. C&V is a...

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. C&V is a thing that we, this small group online, love. We all even define it differently, appreciate it differently, and approach it differently. Still, I enjoy...
11-29-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,572
Posted By Doug Fattic

No I never had the slightest interest in making...

No I never had the slightest interest in making aluminum frames. There are several complications in making one. 1st you need to have an AC tig welder. Titanium and steel can be welded with a DC...
11-16-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,063
Posted By non-fixie

Some more anecdotal evidence. With a stuck...

Some more anecdotal evidence.

With a stuck seatpost I may be inclined to use brute-ish force, but with a stem I am more reluctant, afraid to damage the fork in one way or another.

So when I was...
11-10-21, 01:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,767
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1325/carlton_catalina_004_e8bf9364cc2576ff30d945f90480f96f85b32f76.jpg...
11-09-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,767
Posted By randyjawa

I, also, have a late sixties Carlton, a Grand...

I, also, have a late sixties Carlton, a Grand Prix, that bears the Raleigh head badge. These were imported to the North Americian market during the dramatically increased demand for bikes during the...
11-06-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,612
Posted By verktyg

Aluminum Melted Into The Brake Pads

:thumb:

Sometimes it's a bit of sand or sharp grit but many times it's bits of aluminum that seem to melt into the pads... :foo: After removal the tiny crater attract the minerals the wear into...
11-04-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,218
Posted By cdaniels

My 62/63 PX10 Restoration is completed

So I got a 70 PX10 (White and Black) sometime back and did a complete referb on it and put a Campagnolo groupset on it. Everone had positive coments (thank you) about it. One person's coment stood...
10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
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...
08-09-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By dddd

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960...

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960 I think.

BTW, the same-year's Varsity model would have 26" wheels and a four-speed block.

I paid around $250 for this example found locally. The...
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By BFisher

Fillet brazed:...

Fillet brazed:...
07-06-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,040
Posted By badger_biker

Getting closer to my grail Trek 720

A bonus of my search for another Voyageur last fall was bikemig letting me know he had a 1983 Trek 720 frame he was willing to part with. Since they came out the 1984 720 was my grail bike and this...
06-26-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By kmerskine

I paid $100 to have the first one blasted and...

I paid $100 to have the first one blasted and painted. This one was $150 because the color required two coats of powder. A silver coat and then the red coat. It's a special color that sort of changes...
06-25-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,285
Posted By kmerskine

Schwinn restoration

During the pandemic I started restoring old bikes. Worthless pieces of junk that don't deserve the money I put into them and which some of you would scorn at even giving a second look. But I...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,852
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
06-03-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,090
Posted By Doug Fattic

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is...

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is toast. It may be bent all out of whack but that doesn't mean it is destroyed. After all your fork blades were bent 2" just to create the rake. Send me the...
06-01-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 939
Posted By sloar

Super Sport surprise.

Picked up this Super Sport today, mainly because it was cheap and also for the 600 group. It was missing handlebars and the stem, bad tires and paint overspray on the frame. I wasn’t expecting much...
05-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,190
Posted By randyjawa

There was a time when I sought out only the top...

There was a time when I sought out only the top dogs of any kennel and I did find some pretty nice, top of the line, vintage road bicycles. For example, the iconic Peugeot PX10......
04-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By iab

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937 ...

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937

https://live.staticflickr.com/8200/8250116032_cd8fcbecf0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S)FB 003 (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S) by iabisdb...
04-25-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,022
Posted By randyjawa

I feel very lucky to have snapped up this NOS...

I feel very lucky to have snapped up this NOS vintage Legnano cottered crank set, complete with bottom bracket and for a very reasonable price. The crank and bottom bracket are now part of my longest...
03-20-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By sd5782

More

So, the stock build took awhile, and came out well. It took me back a few decades. I used all the better parts from the donor bikes. I trued the wheels so the turkey levers even work. Most bearings...
03-17-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,435
Posted By SurferRosa

Hey, somebody's gotta be the conscience of this...

Hey, somebody's gotta be the conscience of this place. I can't have you guys going all recumbent on me.
03-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,435
Posted By gugie

Some day you will become old and find it...

Some day you will become old and find it difficult to bend over so far. I'm planning on riding well into my 80's even if I have to exchage my dropped bars for ape hangers.

:50:
03-01-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,170
Posted By Jeff Wills

Done there, been that. I went kind of nuts with...

Done there, been that. I went kind of nuts with the 3-piece crank conversion but hey... it rides nice:

Burgundy Super Sport | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ohpv/albums/72157670249022375)...
03-01-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,803
Posted By Mike_Kelly

SJX426, Now that looks like a European...

SJX426, Now that looks like a European Motobecane. Don't see those in the US very often. I was talking about the first two bikes in Andy_K's post. But the master as far as I am concerned is Peter...
02-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,803
Posted By iab

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis. ...

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis.

https://live.staticflickr.com/499/31614050121_5361347adc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF)Gloria05 (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF) by iabisdb...
02-05-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,027
Posted By Rooney

1985 Schwinn Voyageur SP [Project Title]

I keep posting updates in "Post Your Schwinn Voyageur!" so I figured it was time to make a dedicated thread about this bike and its on-going changes.

I bought this Voyageur SP in May 2018 after...
02-02-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,480
Posted By Andy_K

You know how they have spittoons at wine tastings...

You know how they have spittoons at wine tastings so you can taste a lot of wines without getting sloppy drunk? I prefer not to do that. I have the same problem with bikes. I can't seem to let them...
01-17-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By brian3069

Wish I was half as cool as your grandfather.

Wish I was half as cool as your grandfather.
12-27-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,978
Posted By cudak888

This is why we can't have nice things. -Kurt

This is why we can't have nice things.

-Kurt
12-24-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Kilroy1988

I almost bought the pristine 24.5" copper 1974...

I almost bought the pristine 24.5" copper 1974 that was just listed, and sold for the starting bid price of $1,000 via a best offer. I've been staring at the green 24.5" one since it was first...
12-20-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By Sierra

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive...

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive train.
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1080/p1000049_large__dda81ad595020be5e368e0904ee711ad89f1ed93.jpg
12-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By Sierra

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and...

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and built to my liking.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1918x1080/p1000423_large__5cc997715ffc8df15451859de980d78e5c81e16d.jpg
12-19-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By top506

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1235/ss_1_4d5b75000d4c6af49406d035a820a1442c0b62e6.jpg

...
12-19-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,940
Posted By 4funbikes

Fillet brazed Schwinn praise

I’ve long had an affliction for these chrome molybdenum dreams. i searches to no avail for a thread dedicated to them, if you’ve got em, let’s see em! Super Sport , Sports tourer, Superior

i...
12-16-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,854
Posted By obrentharris

I thought you'd never ask... But first a couple...

I thought you'd never ask...
But first a couple of photos pre-cleaning for your amusement.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-Mj2ts7J/0/2e251167/XL/IMG_0408-XL.jpg

...
11-13-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,333
Posted By Kilroy1988

Well, besides a grand amount of refurbishment for...

Well, besides a grand amount of refurbishment for components that have already been collected and shown off above, I just snagged the last critical parts and they happen to be the only arguably...
10-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,823
Posted By Road Fan

Among the best of the breed were the 1952 Raleigh...

Among the best of the breed were the 1952 Raleigh Super Lenton and its identical but differently branded sibling, the 1952 Rudge Aero Special. I have the Rudge: ...
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