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08-14-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By mtbikerjohn

Dr. John Watson,friend of Mr. Holmes?

Dr. John Watson,friend of Mr. Holmes?
08-13-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Tango1

Gardin Tour - Unknown Year

Im looking for a project to turning into a touring / racing bike for next year. Originally I had stumbled on a Bottecchia Professional, likely late 60s, and while it was a beautiful frame I could...
08-12-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Lbxpdx

it has the parts of an 84, but the serial number...

it has the parts of an 84, but the serial number of early 85.

I did some adjustments once I got home and while the racks should be leveled, I think it looks and feels a touch better.
...
08-10-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By P!N20

I never worked in a bike shop, but I feel there...

I never worked in a bike shop, but I feel there are straps missing from the clips.
08-10-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,350
Posted By jadmt

On the Hiawatha trail. ...

On the Hiawatha trail.
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08-10-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By nlerner

With that short of a head tube, looks more like a...

With that short of a head tube, looks more like a 19” frame than a 21”.
08-10-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,370
Posted By Lbxpdx

The 23 hurt. It pressed on my taint. Plus I...

The 23 hurt. It pressed on my taint. Plus I bought this while on vacation, so Im nowhere near the bike. The 23 was only a few dollars less and nowhere in as good of condition.
08-08-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By ehcoplex

I think it'd depend on the hub whether you could...

I think it'd depend on the hub whether you could just remove the spacer(s), and yes, with a 6mm difference you'd have to re-dish.
It's pretty simple to cold-set a frame from 120 to 126 (the Sheldon...
08-07-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 272
Posted By Rotten

My updated 1987 Schwinn Circuit

Located this frameset on fleabay and the seller accepted my offer. Got it in hand and had a little difficulty getting the original bottom bracket removed as someone in the past didn't know which way...
08-07-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By Andrew_G

If you want new wheels built to vintage...

If you want new wheels built to vintage specifications (aka "obsolete"), you'll have to find a vintage friendly bike shop.


In Southern California (Long Beach) I recommend:...
08-04-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 627
Posted By Clang

Start simple and see if she likes riding it in...

Start simple and see if she likes riding it in its close-to-stock configuration. Heck- see if she can even straddle the TT.

You got this Shogun for a good price, but trying to turn it from...
08-03-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,099
Posted By gugie

I've seen pictures of Brian Chapman using 40%...

I've seen pictures of Brian Chapman using 40% silver to join stainless droputs to CrMo chainstays. For those that wonder why this is important, high silver content brazing fillers don't easily build...
08-03-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,099
Posted By repechage

oh dear. marketing is necessary to help keep...

oh dear.
marketing is necessary to help keep the doors open.
you have never brazed up a set of chainstays into a bottom bracket and then found that the rear spacing is not what you fixtured it to....
08-02-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By DiegoFrogs

With the right stem and handlebars, you can...

With the right stem and handlebars, you can probably get a comfortable fit.
07-29-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By John E

I have never met a SunTour derailleur I didn't...

I have never met a SunTour derailleur I didn't like.
07-29-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By cudak888

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing...

I'm glad someone started a fillet brazing appreciation thread. Here is my contribution. 😈
...
07-29-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,301
Posted By gearbasher

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the...

I didn't put it up for discussion. Just for the humor. And C&V people are the only ones on this forum with a sense of humor.
07-29-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,301
Posted By gearbasher

I hate to admit the truth

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07-28-22, 11:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,907
Posted By P!N20

Uh-huh

Uh-huh
07-28-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By jamesdak

These are almost as pretty as my Paletti. :D ...

These are almost as pretty as my Paletti. :D

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07-28-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Trueblood

I didn't realize that hookless was a recent fad. ...

I didn't realize that hookless was a recent fad. A couple of my bikes from the late 70's/early 80's, with both steel and alloy wheels, have straight walls on the inside of the rim. I think of that...
07-28-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,046
Posted By jethin

If this dude wants his bike back you better start...

If this dude wants his bike back you better start pedaling. Fast.

...
07-28-22, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 827
Posted By Trakhak

With straight-side rims such as were stock on...

With straight-side rims such as were stock on many '70s Motobecanes, ignore the maximum pressure number specified on the sidewalls of your tires. Unless specified otherwise, that number pertains to...
07-26-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By T-Mar

If your Supersport still has the original rims,...

If your Supersport still has the original rims, you're going to require wire bead, non-folding tyres. Folding tyres require a rim with a small lip/hook on the inside, outer edge of the rim sidwall to...
07-23-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,850
Posted By jamesdak

Stop denying the truth, you want it, So just do...

Stop denying the truth, you want it, So just do it! ;)
07-23-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By gstein

Near Original Gitane Hosteller - Built in 1970?

Since I wasnt able to find any pictures online of the Gitane Hosteller in Club Green, thought Id post some pictures for anyone interested or doing research on the same.

I picked up this bike...
07-19-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By nlerner

Concise as always, Vintage Schwinn.

Concise as always, Vintage Schwinn.
07-17-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,777
Posted By gugie

Paint from Argos in Bristol, England

Painters everywhere have been backed up, and its been no different in the UK.

The customer finally got his frame back last week. The results are outstanding.

...
07-13-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 823
Posted By seypat

Don't you need a different kitt to be a night...

Don't you need a different kitt to be a night rider?
07-13-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 563
Posted By thumpism

I could not figure out what the hell you meant by...

I could not figure out what the hell you meant by that until I found the thread elsewhere. You shoulda linked...
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1255017-n-old-bd.html
07-08-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,170
Posted By merziac

These are not the spokes you are looking for.

These are not the spokes you are looking for.
07-05-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,018
Posted By jdawginsc

SunTour makes a comeback!!!

SunTour makes a comeback!!!
07-02-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By kocour

I bought the bike at an estate sale. It had its...

I bought the bike at an estate sale. It had its original chrome finish but many of the components were shot. It had been in storage in a barn for at least 20 years. I cleaned it up and rode it for...
07-01-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By Drillium Dude

Hey, not trying to devalue this bike - I'm saying...

Hey, not trying to devalue this bike - I'm saying it doesn't have a lot of value to begin with. I should know - I bought one, then sold it - twice - over the course of 5 years. Virtually NOS,...
07-01-22, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,263
Posted By dedhed

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage

Tell them it was a Raleigh Portage
06-29-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 274
Posted By seypat

What about 650b Raleighs?

What about 650b Raleighs?
06-29-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 34,350
Posted By heytchap

The frames have arrived. They look awesome!!!! ...

The frames have arrived. They look awesome!!!!


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06-29-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,533
Posted By smd4

Curved forks provided a little more flex to...

Curved forks provided a little more flex to dampen a harsh ride. They also look way better than straight forks.
06-28-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By Classtime

Seven Pages!

Seven Pages!
06-28-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By Vonruden

$550 seems a little overpriced. :p

$550 seems a little overpriced. :p
06-27-22, 10:45 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By philbob57

Xiaoman1/Ben, How do you build a valid bell curve...

Xiaoman1/Ben, How do you build a valid bell curve out of 3 sales in a year? (My guess is that you know the answer to that question....).

I can understand loving a grail bike, and beauty is in the...
06-27-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By bamboobike4

Hold it. What? Completely lost. But, also...

Hold it. What?
Completely lost.
But, also drunk, which is making this the best 10 minutes of my day.
So thank you.
06-27-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By SoccerBallXan

So then, we an all agree $1800 for a Portage is...

So then, we an all agree $1800 for a Portage is hogwash and the only person who would spend that is a drunk.

Again, can we close this thread already?
06-27-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By SoccerBallXan

And I'm willing to stick by whoever spent $1800...

And I'm willing to stick by whoever spent $1800 on a Portage had 3 too many brews on a Saturday.
06-27-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By KonAaron Snake

The valuation forum is a free place where people...

The valuation forum is a free place where people can get a spectrum of insight. It's not definitive, and markets vary. If you want to add an opinion, add one...complaining about a place where people...
06-27-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under...

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under valued.

Bikes I want to buy are always over valued.

YMMV
06-26-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By robertj298

First night time ride of the year

It's been very hot here the past couple weeks. Cooled off tonight so I took my first night time ride of the year.
It was a beautiful quiet cool night. I rode a 10 mile farm country loop that I...
06-26-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,880
Posted By 2manybikes

I always thought an internet forum was a place to...

I always thought an internet forum was a place to post your opinion.
06-23-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 892
Posted By noobinsf

Ride the Record Ace before you decide to sell it....

Ride the Record Ace before you decide to sell it. You may not decide to sell it.

Both bikes are good quality, but are targeted to different types of riding. If you really want to fit in here,...
06-22-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By nesteel

Fuji Touring Series V F/F/HS/Canti's-53cm

Fuji Touring Series V, I believe it's an '85. Dark green and chrome. Paints a 7.5/8 out of 10. Chrome is decent. Headset has superficial corrosion on exterior of cups. Inner cups/cones look great. No...
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