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08-07-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Vintage Schwinn

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN...

My guess is the 1975 through 1977 SCHWINN TRAVELER. Its basically similar to the Le Tour, except specified by Schwinn engineers with the ONE PIECE CRANK.
This 1975, 1976, 1977 TRAVELER was...
08-07-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By 1964Supersport

I would like to add as the original owner of a...

I would like to add as the original owner of a 1964 Supersport they are very lightweight.
08-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By JohnDThompson

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is...

I agree with dddd; the Super Sport. The frame is straight-gauge seamless Chrome-Moly tubing, fillet brazed by hand, rather than "electroforged" like the Varsity and Continental models. The bottom...
08-07-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By dddd

Supersport I'd say.

Supersport I'd say.
08-06-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 182
Posted By Cynikal

Modern Raleigh Record Ace Frameset - $300

For sale is a 55cm pearl white Raleigh Record Ace frameset. $300 + whatever actual shipping. This is a lugged frame with a 1 1/8th threadless steerer, Cane Creek headset included. In overall great...
08-05-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By ManekiNico

Went looking for these on VeloBase and found...

Went looking for these on VeloBase and found them, I think. Bowden Touriste Sport (https://velobase.com/ViewComponent.aspx?ID=CFF086EF-479E-4CF8-8C02-1CECB7DB8D3F), from Belgium.

EDIT:...
07-30-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By Ago15

Happy to help the community... If you need...

Happy to help the community...
If you need more, I can help you...

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07-29-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By mrv

FS: Brooks B17 - NARROW (aka B15)

SOLD! Getting ready to go to a new home.

... we tried. We tried multiple times. We thought, maybe change up the bars? Maybe try a different bike? Maybe we go clipless pedals instead of flats!!...
07-24-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 47,894
Posted By yeslek

This just in... to me anyway

Beautiful yellow Torpado Nuovo Sprint upgraded to campagnolo super record with gipiemme chrono sprint 870 shifters(by simplex)
nearly new Mavic MA40 wheels and buttery smooth campagnolo hubs that...
07-23-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,138
Posted By randyjawa

I like to find bikes at the dump - but...

My youngest daughter and I go to the dump, to scavenge, a couple of times a week. Needless to say, I look for old road bikes (there was a youth's Glider road bike there today, a Fuji mountain bike...
07-17-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By francophile

Selling my Cecil Behringer Custom

SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD

Recently, begrudgingly, I've decided to sell my 56cm Behringer Custom. I got it 5 years ago, the thread with pretty hi-res photos is over here...
07-16-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 450
Posted By randyjawa

I have painted all chrome frame sets knowing full...

I have painted all chrome frame sets knowing full well that the paint will NOT adhere all that well. I would never sand the chrome finish on a frame since I do not like altering a frame set in any...
07-04-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By williamskg6

Just showing off the finished bike

Almost 2 years ago I found a 1987 Specialized Sirrus frame on Craigslist for $40. I immediately snapped it up. The paint was not great. It had been almost completely stripped down already, so I...
06-23-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 597
Posted By oneclick

1974 Torpado mixte

Just arrived - a frame, fork, wheels, and brakes. This was one of those deals where shipping was more then the bike.

I know it's a 1974:
...
06-22-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By 100bikes

Having read most of the biographies of MT, and...

Having read most of the biographies of MT, and actually his autobiography,
I would highly recommend Andrew Ritchie's book.

The best portrayal and informative of the bunch.
(Major Taylors...
06-21-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By alexihnen

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the...

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the "definitive" history. That said, I haven't read the Kerber or Kranish books - they both get good reviews. Now that I look, the Kranish book can be had for...
06-17-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By merziac

I think you're confused, this is the very...

I think you're confused, this is the very definition of n+1, you can't have too many different bikes for the same purpose. :twitchy:
06-16-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,510
Posted By oneclick

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that...

Pre 1950 Bianchi used a seatpost binder like that (so did Frejus but the stay tops look different).
06-09-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,346
Posted By polymorphself

I need to stop looking at this when I知 high.

I need to stop looking at this when I知 high.
06-05-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 164,202
Posted By bikemig

I recently acquired a 1980s Raleigh Record Ace....

I recently acquired a 1980s Raleigh Record Ace. It still has the sticker from the shop in the UK that sold it in Bury St Edmund. I don't believe this model was available in the US. The frame is...
06-05-22, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By LittleGinseng

FS: Campagnolo Chorus Seatpost 26.8

Like new, light blemishes. $65 $55 shipped Paypal F/F

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06-04-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,521
Views: 164,202
Posted By curbtender

Did the bike museum swap in Fairfax. Obrentharris...

Did the bike museum swap in Fairfax. Obrentharris had all his bikes sold before I made it over.
...
05-10-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By bboy314

You値l remove the top brace to install the top...

You値l remove the top brace to install the top headset bearing components, then install the top brace under the top nut like a spacer. I壇 install everything but the top nut before marking and...
02-25-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 287
Posted By mcgregorj

The rest of the frame looks great too ;)

The rest of the frame looks great too ;)
02-23-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By dschell

[QUOTE=cocoabeachcrab;22285284]after reading with...

[QUOTE=cocoabeachcrab;22285284]after reading with interest this thread.. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1241078-how-rare-1900s-1920s-road-bikes.html , i was reminded of a covid lockdown...
01-08-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By Force

Cannondale Black Lightning

Nice Cannondale Black Lightning for sale. I believe it is a 1987. Has Suntour Sprint group. Original except for saddle, toe clips, and straps. Nitto bars/stem, Wolber rims, Sansin hubs, cool Suntour...
11-24-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,325
Posted By 2old

If this hasn't been mentioned, Old Shovel...

If this hasn't been mentioned, Old Shovel (YouTube) has painted several bikes with a brand he recommends (can't remember it) and they look pretty good. I've had reasonably good luch with the large...
11-05-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By trentschler

Something old, something new

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Inspired by the path racers, but not meant...
11-02-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By Oldairhead

Here is my interpretation of what you may be...

Here is my interpretation of what you may be looking to do. This is a FUN bike to ride and I use it to swoop the local bike paths. :)
...
10-29-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By clubman

Check. Absolute crap. ...

Check. Absolute crap.

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10-29-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By steelbikeguy

this reminds me of a bike built by Wes Williams...

this reminds me of a bike built by Wes Williams and featured in a short article in a 1991 issue of Bicycle Guide....

https://live.staticflickr.com/4724/39687203441_6bb13ee516_b_d.jpg

Steve in...
10-27-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By iab

If you really want the pathracer experience, I...

If you really want the pathracer experience, I recommend finding the worst brakes possible. Good times.
10-27-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,217
Posted By RustyJames

This thread is dangerous since my interest has...

This thread is dangerous since my interest has become pre bike-boom (~1970) machines. Now I知 going to start scouring for pre-war bikes..
10-27-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By nlerner

Somewhat along these lines, for one of the Velo...

Somewhat along these lines, for one of the Velo Cheapo contests, I turned this:

https://live.staticflickr.com/8278/29661194604_366cf94b02_b.jpg

into this:
...
10-27-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,389
Posted By rustystrings61

I have a couple of fixed-gear conversions that,...

I have a couple of fixed-gear conversions that, with different brake levers with non-aero cable routing, and perhaps different bars, would be reasonable enough budget facsimiles of interwar road...
10-14-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,900
Posted By nlerner

1961 Hetchins Experto Crede (repainted by...

1961 Hetchins Experto Crede (repainted by Mercian):

...
10-06-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By 1simplexnut

Fibrax make them with the smaller head that...

Fibrax make them with the smaller head that fits Simplex , Campagnolo .
Shimano etc are fatter .
If I was on your side of the world I would send you a couple from my box of 100 :-)
Might...
10-06-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By Trevtassie

From my childhood memories all Eagle derailleurs...

From my childhood memories all Eagle derailleurs either came like that or ended up like that after a weeks riding. It would be period correct to grab it with your hand and wrench it back into...
10-06-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 808
Posted By Peroni

Curiosity Killed the Cat, petty much in this...

Curiosity Killed the Cat, petty much in this case, I just had to see it and the parts and pieces that I've never see before, and the condition is without rust, somehow. I read how the frame was...
10-06-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By dddd

Campagnolo cables and those sized for Campagnolo...

Campagnolo cables and those sized for Campagnolo shifters will fit just fine.

For years, the cable kits sold at WM had Campagnolo-sized ends on them, for a more universal fit to all bikes.
...
10-03-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,080
Posted By T-Mar

I saw these on entry level ATBs in the late...

I saw these on entry level ATBs in the late 1980s, when Power Cams and U-brakes were popular. It's based on the Plillips/Phlico brake from the inter-war period. Lee Chi had a similar propduct and...
09-29-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By rccardr

There is a lot of misinformation out there about...

There is a lot of misinformation out there about the entire DA 740X family, but generally speaking it is true that 740X 6-7-8 speed RD’s only index properly with 740X shifters. In my experience, all...
08-12-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,258
Posted By Roger M

I know because I had one. And as a kid back then,...

I know because I had one. And as a kid back then, it was a 'true racing machine'.
...
08-07-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By Drillium Dude

I ran it on this for a couple months: ...

I ran it on this for a couple months:

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...
08-07-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By merziac

These were the first cranks I put on the 58...

These were the first cranks I put on the 58 Paramount when I cleaned it up, with Magistroni rings.
...
08-01-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By 3speedslow

Nice looking CB frame! Well, someone had to...

Nice looking CB frame!

Well, someone had to say it!
07-30-21, 03:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,119
Posted By mech986

Note, when photographic highly polished...

Note, when photographic highly polished reflective surfaces, always be sure you're wearing something. At least that's what it looks like.
07-20-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 782,318
Posted By bOsscO

The lamp on the front is incredible cocoabeachcrab

The lamp on the front is incredible cocoabeachcrab
07-16-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,123
Posted By randyjawa

I am in my seventh decade and throwing a leg over...

I am in my seventh decade and throwing a leg over my bike can prove difficult. However, throwing my leg over or off of the bike, when my ride is over, is darn near impossible (and painful)......
07-01-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By randyjawa

I just took this one from an early seventies...

I just took this one from an early seventies Falcon. It is listed on Ebay for $25.00 but yours for $15.00 + shipping if you are interested. My guess would be about $15 to ship......
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