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07-28-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,018
Posted By Ago15

Top Fillet Brazing Vintage

I don't know if an identical post already exists, if so please excuse me.
An administrator will be able to fix it

I start with my bespoke Mercet from 1994 in Columbus EL.
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07-22-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,718
Posted By gugie

If you ignore indexing, 8 speed cog sets and...

If you ignore indexing, 8 speed cog sets and chains are readily availabe and less expensive
07-14-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 153,039
Posted By bwilli88

This will be soon! ...

This will be soon!
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07-12-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,417
Posted By gugie

bulgie and lonesomesteve bring out good points....

bulgie and lonesomesteve bring out good points. I remove/relocate the bridges, so they're not limiting, they get replaced with ones at just the right spot to make a good fenderline without having to...
07-09-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 153,039
Posted By ehcoplex

I don't know if my PX-10 strictly qualifies as a...

I don't know if my PX-10 strictly qualifies as a 'gravel grinder', but it is vintage and it does see a lot of gravel.......
07-06-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 153,039
Posted By eom

Assist. ...

Assist.

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07-03-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By bwilli88

I rode 162km on my Fuji Stratos ...

I rode 162km on my Fuji Stratos
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07-01-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By JoeBass

105 miles on a 1986 3Rensho. ...

105 miles on a 1986 3Rensho.
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07-01-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By northbend

That's because White is a lighter color :-)Iíve...

That's because White is a lighter color :-)Iíve ridden every one of my old vintage bikes on 100+ mile day rides with the exception of my 1937 Hobbs. That oneís longest ride was Cino the year iab...
07-01-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By gugie

200km brevet on a '71 Raleigh International ...

200km brevet on a '71 Raleigh International

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96 miles in
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07-01-22, 03:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By davester

Longest in one day was the Davis Double Century...

Longest in one day was the Davis Double Century (209 miles and about 8,000 feet of climbing). I last rode it in 1984 on my Ron Cooper. Hardest ride was the Markleeville Death Ride (130 miles and...
07-01-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By gna

I rode my Raleigh Sports 150 miles in two days a...

I rode my Raleigh Sports 150 miles in two days a few years ago for the MS150. ...
07-01-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By Roger M

I will pile on to iabs second group of photos. ...

I will pile on to iabs second group of photos.

Two days and 110ish miles with my kid. Looking forward to it again next week.
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07-01-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By ThermionicScott

765 miles on this one, in 2015: ...

765 miles on this one, in 2015:

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07-01-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By Drillium Dude

Me and a buddy did Seattle to Portland in one day...

Me and a buddy did Seattle to Portland in one day back in 2003. Our total for the day was 218 miles; I rode the Davidson, which was still outfitted with Campy NR/SR back in those days:
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07-01-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By Roger M

RAMROD 2016 152 miles 10k elevation ...

RAMROD 2016
152 miles
10k elevation

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same ride as the first...
07-01-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By iab

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2...

1 day, 150k, 10-11k feet climbing for the first 2 pics. 2 days, 200k, 8-9k climbing for the last 2 pics.

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07-01-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,600
Posted By Roger M

Longest Ride on Your C&V bike.

I've done several centuries, and bunch of 50-80 mile rides. However, I have only a couple of big single day rides.

What's the farthest you have ridden your old bike? In one day, multi day, or full...
06-24-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By velomateo

'83 TREK 970 inbound

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Since I have a good friend in the Spokane area, I sometimes browse the Spokane...
06-15-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 760
Posted By Andy_K

C'est fini! -- PX-10 content

After many trials and travails, I think I have finally finished my Peugeot PX-10 Super Deluxe build. Sort of. There are still a few details to be worked out. The headset is loose. The seatpost binder...
06-14-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,700
Posted By bamboobike4

I know the numbers matter. Can't help you with...

I know the numbers matter.
Can't help you with that.

Don't ride the data.
My only suggestion, and it may work for me and not you:
1. Leave the HR monitor at home.
2. Leave the cadence sensor...
06-07-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,334
Posted By 52telecaster

Looking forward to this trip big time. This...

Looking forward to this trip big time. This community has been an incredible resource. I wish I could play a gig for u guys. It's what I do best. Also Sarah is not actually my wife but she might as...
04-24-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 112,274
Posted By scratchpaddy

Into the golden sunrise. ...

Into the golden sunrise.

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04-18-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,588
Posted By ehcoplex

'72 PX-10 650B conversion with Hetres & V-O...

'72 PX-10 650B conversion with Hetres & V-O Zeppelin fenders...

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04-11-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 763
Posted By RustyJames

Iím more of a Replacements man myself which is...

Iím more of a Replacements man myself which is relevant(?) to the topic. I guess?
04-11-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 763
Posted By SurferRosa

I could never figure out The Tubes. Was it...

I could never figure out The Tubes. Was it supposed to be like Spinal Tap, but without the catchy, funny songs? I vote to get rid of The Tubes and replace it with something good, like Pavement.
03-20-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By PilotFishBob

Springtime for Hetchins

Yes, recently re-watched "The Producers". Finally finished up a project I'd alluded to in other threads without specifics, a 1950 Hetchins - either a SuperSport or a Nulli Secundus. Based what I've...
03-11-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 12,349
Posted By poprad

Project Awesome Update

Will post more this weekend. Teaser:

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03-07-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,768
Posted By familyguy

Mothballed since buying, awaiting some space (and...

Mothballed since buying, awaiting some space (and the east coast Australian rain to stop so every surface stops growing spores):
...
02-21-22, 10:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 47,703
Posted By motochick

Here are two recent new builds we did. First up...

Here are two recent new builds we did. First up is a 1991 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 5 I picked up while buying a '85 Centurion Elite RS for my husband for a 650b conversion (it is still under...
01-09-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 18,238
Posted By scarlson

Little update here. First, I replaced my cracked...

Little update here. First, I replaced my cracked headtube. You can see it all here in this thread. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1208138-crack-head-tube-trek-600-a-3.html)

Here are...
12-30-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 365
Posted By nlerner

Show us your top 3 C&V bike photos from 2021

Yeah, 3 is an arbitrary number, but having to choose is good for future n-1 muscle building. Captions optional. Here are mine:
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12-19-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,861
Posted By gugie

Orientation of QR lever is a marginal safety...

Orientation of QR lever is a marginal safety issue, as it's (remotely) possible to inadvertently catch a QR and loosen it up.

Tire label orientation at the valve stem is very practical. Many a...
12-13-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By Wildwood

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Seattle has rather mild Winters, and I have...
12-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,565
Posted By iab

1949 Viscontea ...

1949 Viscontea

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12-10-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,565
Posted By Kilroy1988

I've posted the 1951 New Hudson Silver Arrow...

I've posted the 1951 New Hudson Silver Arrow plenty around here over the past few years, but it definitely fits the criteria for this thread as well!

-Gregory

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12-10-21, 02:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,565
Posted By Gary Fountain

1938 Malvern Star ...

1938 Malvern Star

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12-10-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,565
Posted By Gary Fountain

3 of my Aussie built track bikes - Beretto,...

3 of my Aussie built track bikes - Beretto, Hillman, DeGrandi.

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11-27-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 936
Views: 303,931
Posted By amedias

My latest conversion is another Singular Osprey,...

My latest conversion is another Singular Osprey, I already have one of these that I'd converted a while back as a test (posted a few pages back), but it didn't have a Dynamo, fork clearance was a...
10-18-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By Chuck M

I look at this bike every time I put my lawnmower...

I look at this bike every time I put my lawnmower away. Halfway excited about having a N.O.S. Simplex front derailleur coming, tonight I wondered if the tires would hold air so I grabbed a pump. I...
10-18-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,415
Posted By tkamd73

Pretty much the same frame as this, great riding...

Pretty much the same frame as this, great riding bike, the one that gets ridden the most, in my fleet.
Tim
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10-17-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By brewerkz

1946 Higgins Path Bicycle (fixed)

Higgins path bike - a small bicycle manufacturer in London England more famous for racing tricycles.

Will ship via Ship Bikes, info on bicycle here. $750. This bike was found in Dayton Ohio, I am...
10-14-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By rjhammett

DIY Jig for Aligning the Fork

My '90ish Giordana Spica wanted to veer strongly to the left when riding. I tried the fork alignment that Sheldon had on his site without much success (...
10-12-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,773
Posted By canopus

It really was just expense vs return... by '83...

It really was just expense vs return... by '83 this group was considered older and heavier and didn't shift near what a comparable suntour group could at 1/2 the price. I remember building my first...
09-28-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,074
Posted By Andy_K

Restored bike day! (Bianchi content)

It took FedEx nearly three weeks to get this from Kansas to Oregon (I think one of their oxen died along the way), but today my freshly powder coated 1989 Bianchi Giro finally got dropped off at the...
09-28-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,758
Posted By konakai

eisentraut

fresh local find
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09-24-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 25,758
Posted By AJI125

I think I've posted this further up, but new...

I think I've posted this further up, but new iteration. 650b conversion. Not going to win the fender line awards but they do serve a purpose at least. Sunrise giving some otherworldly color tints.
...
09-14-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By SpeedofLite

Frames and Framebuilding (1990) Comparison of Steel Frame Assembly Methods

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09-13-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,263
Posted By T-Mar

The subject catalogue mentions "Best Buy"...

The subject catalogue mentions "Best Buy" accolades for 1975 & 1976 from a national consumer reports publication. Even if we assume they did a running change to the catalogue within the model year to...
09-08-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 936
Views: 303,931
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

89 Trek 420

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