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Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,219
Posted By roadbikerLou

I've found Bicycle Blue Book as a starting guide...

I've found Bicycle Blue Book as a starting guide only, and use it to find pictures and component groups on bikes. In the Buffalo NY area these prices are very low also.
04-18-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 83,007
Posted By roadbikerLou

Only cyclists who have a passion are not bothered...

Only cyclists who have a passion are not bothered by what they spend for their own enjoyment of riding a bike that they wish to have. I ride with a couple guys who have Specialized McClaren's that...
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By roadbikerLou

Does anybody know what type of Columbus or...

Does anybody know what type of Columbus or Reynolds this frame is? As far as I can tell this frame came from the Mike Rossin build era after Sante Pogliaghi stopped building frames himself.
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By roadbikerLou

Nishiki Olympic 12 frames or similar with STI 8s...

Nishiki Olympic 12 frames or similar with STI 8s or better make great riding and training bikes. Their finishes are absolutely awesome and hold up very well over time. Only problem is this bike is...
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By roadbikerLou

Thanks Repechage. I was thinking the same thing...

Thanks Repechage. I was thinking the same thing on the repaint and re-chrome that could be awful expensive..the tires don't really bother me as i have several viable wheel alternatives. If the hubs...
Replies: 5
Views: 994
Posted By roadbikerLou

help in identifying Pogliaghi road bike

A friend called today with a sad all too often story of a Dad who saved his money and purchased a road bike years ago. After no longer riding he gave it to his son to ride. He walked to his business...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By roadbikerLou

You can also pull out the fork if you have access...

You can also pull out the fork if you have access to the bike and the fork comes out easily enough. If you haven't done it, ask a bike shop to help. The Reynolds forks I've come across have Reynolds...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

Ok non-fixie..I have had my laugh for the week. I...

Ok non-fixie..I have had my laugh for the week. I had no idea there were/are that many. Since I always seem to have a bike on the stand, maybe it's time to give the bike back to my friend with the...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,201
Posted By roadbikerLou

If you can take a photo of the underside of the...

If you can take a photo of the underside of the bottom bracket it would be helpful, especially if there are alpha/numerics stamped in. If this is a repaint it might be hard and you may need to look...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

I must have had a bad picture angle as I measured...

I must have had a bad picture angle as I measured both the seat stays and they are uniform in person.
Looking at the number of possible Belgian bike builders is staggering. I'll now focus on...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

the thread BB is English, but am I looking for a...

the thread BB is English, but am I looking for a different more detailed thread..An old time LBS in North Tonawanda NY thought the bike may be a Raleigh but mentioned 24 or 26 thread..not sure what...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

SP OC OR what is that? tubings? Thanks again for...

SP OC OR what is that? tubings? Thanks again for keeping me in a direction. I wish the forum had a convention somewhere where all those with experiences of their bike encounters could be utilized. ...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

The seat tube is 27.2

The seat tube is 27.2
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

assistance IDENTIFY MYSTERY FRAME cont.

Have more pix detailed but not able to upload from phone for some reason. I'LL GET them loaded from computer in the daylight.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

assistance IDENTIFY MYSTERY FRAME cont.

Took out the fork and felt inside the head tube..totally smooth..on fork just above crown noticed stamped REYNOLDS 531 BUTTED 16/13. So guess frame is Reynolds unless it is just a 531 fork. twanged...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

assistance IDENTIFY MYSTERY FRAME continued

Thanks to all who are helping here in this mystery frame. My son just took some hopefully better pix that I will try and post. My son couldn't find any ridges or numbers..I keep thinking if only...
Replies: 20
Views: 1,424
Posted By roadbikerLou

assistance IDENTIFY MYSTERY BIKE FRAME

It is a repainted frame that I have taken responsibility for trying to identify for the owner so he can restore it properly. It has an English BB, round cylinder rear derailleur brazed on underside...
04-01-16, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,654
Posted By roadbikerLou

thanks JanMM.. I will try and get it posted there...

thanks JanMM.. I will try and get it posted there and see if I can somehow find a better way to get picture of higher quality..Only have the phone and Kindel for cameras currently..
03-31-16, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,654
Posted By roadbikerLou

assistance IDENTIFY MYSTERY BIKE FRAME

It is a repainted frame that I have taken responsibility for trying to identify for the owner so he can restore it properly. It has an English BB, round cylinder rear derailleur brazed on underside...
11-05-13, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By roadbikerLou

The AD is stamped on the tops of the rear stays,...

The AD is stamped on the tops of the rear stays, has super leicht on the top cross tube, has made in Austria sticker on top of center tube with A-D halfway down same, has A-D white with blue...
11-04-13, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By roadbikerLou

Austro-Daimler 11/4/13?

Recently purchased an Austro-Daimler Superleicht frame with L E M O N D lettered on the rear facing side of the seat-tube..Does anyone know if this is how the bike should be as I have never heard of...
09-24-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,062
Posted By roadbikerLou

Austro Daimler Vent Noir

Finally came to numbers that put an old Austro Daimler Vent Noir in my house. It has hung for years in a wooden shed next to a Trek 1200 that also ended up in my house today..
Both bikes are dirty,...
08-27-13, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

So really appreciate any and all help in...

So really appreciate any and all help in determining the geneology of this 1973 or earlier McCurdy's 10 speed. I'm hoping the "made in Taiwan," label that is printed right on the large center...
08-26-13, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

http://www.bikeforums.net/asset.php?fid=290388&uid...

http://www.bikeforums.net/asset.php?fid=290388&uid=349684&d=1377579455
08-26-13, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

McCurdy's 10 speed Research help

McCurdy's has 333 on the hubs of the Wantung rims, 4008 on the center tube top, pings like Reynolds 531 but I don't think it could be with a no name like McCurdy's... It came with a black imitation...
08-26-13, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

McCurdy's 10 speed says made in Taiwan. Had...

McCurdy's 10 speed says made in Taiwan. Had Wantung rims originally, Lark SS rear derailleur, Thunderbird front derailleur, single brake levers. Had changes late 70s. The bike was purchased new in...
08-26-13, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

Research Help McCurdy's 10 speed

No, in Grand Island, NY..
08-09-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
Posted By roadbikerLou

Research help McCurdy's 10 speed

New here. My two sons love roadbiking especially after finding dad's 1973 McCurdy's 10 speed in Grandpa's loft in the barn. They restored it and can't find any info on it. Has anyone ever heard of...
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