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06-28-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 167
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Posted By SpeedofLite

From Bicycling, June 1992. ...

From Bicycling, June 1992.

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03-12-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,872
Posted By Slightspeed

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My Legnano, had since new in 1965, Campy bar ends, still loving them,...
02-19-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,221
Posted By madpogue

But what makes them (to steal a term from above)...

But what makes them (to steal a term from above) stoo-pid is that they're also in the business to sell bikes. A smart shop would have found the break, and made it abundantly clear that it would be...
02-05-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,695
Posted By iab

Serial number 1080 F was purchased from Thomas...

Serial number 1080 F was purchased from Thomas Avenia in June 1971.
02-04-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Doug Fattic

R.E.W. Reynolds was a cycle shop located in the...

R.E.W. Reynolds was a cycle shop located in the city of Northampton, UK. That shop was/is famous for its leather cycling shoes. I got a pair from him in the 70's. They are still in my closet. He had...
01-28-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,164
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.
01-27-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,164
Posted By car5car

Bicycle repair requires about 1% of brain of a...

Bicycle repair requires about 1% of brain of a good car mechanic and about 2% of brain of a good motorcycle mechanic. So be happy, you don't need to repair a nuclear submarine or a spaceship.:)
01-27-22, 03:10 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,164
Posted By Vintage Schwinn

This is beyond ridiculous and likely originates...

This is beyond ridiculous and likely originates from some folks who relish any chance to try and bash Walmart in a misguided effort in attempting to convince consumers that the only acceptable...
01-15-22, 01:40 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By cudak888

Saw this waiting for repair at the LBS and...

Saw this waiting for repair at the LBS and recognized it. I've always been looking for a green Superbe (I finally picked up Ged117's '50 Sports Superbe Tourist last year), but this one happens to be...
11-24-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By polymorphself

Reminds me of us here in C&V

Saw this and had to post :cry:

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11-24-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,291
Posted By SurferRosa

Let's be clear, there's a difference between...

Let's be clear, there's a difference between being older and having bad taste.
10-27-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,230
Posted By cb400bill

New Bike Day! - 1991 Paramount Series 5 PDG

I almost posted about this in the ďAre You Looking for one of These?Ē thread. I decided to purchase it instead. I bet it had less than 500 miles on it.

It is mostly original with a different Vetta...
10-22-21, 03:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By verktyg

ARGH! During the Bike Boom Fad era from the...

ARGH!

During the Bike Boom Fad era from the late 60's to the early 70's, the buzz word was 10 SPEED RACING BIKE!

Back then bikes were still considered to be "KIDS TOYS"!

Anything with 2...
10-08-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By jamesj

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break. ...

My 1979 Sport on our lunch break.


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09-22-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,302
Posted By SJX426

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google...

sykerocker - Folding a Tubular Tire - Google Photos
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08-28-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,836
Posted By verktyg

Dia-Compe "Silver" W Shift Levers

Last year I modified a Campy Veloce 10 speed RD to use with an 8 speed chain and 12-30T Shimano 8 speed cassette. I used longer Shimano pulley cage screws with .5mm washers on both sides of the...
06-04-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,180
Posted By 79pmooney

Brifter - definition: a brake lever with better...

Brifter - definition: a brake lever with better things to do.
01-29-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,303
Posted By acm

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive...

Breaking News: Grant Petersen designs divisive bicycle that nobody on the thread has ridden, but has vocal opinions about anyway
01-29-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,838
Posted By Wildwood

There are corollaries: ...

There are corollaries:
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01-29-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,303
Posted By nlerner

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of...

I think they’re the bikes you walk to the top of the hill, then take a nice photo of the view, post to social media, then coast back to the bottom.
01-27-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 24,303
Posted By cudak888

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike...

"Can we talk about the this Rivendell Hillibike thing?"

Well, it's about Grant Petersen, so it's impossible not to have a 15 page thread.

-Kurt
01-12-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By Unca_Sam

1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne, built by Hercules

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Flipped bars 🤪

I know! It's a Department Store Bike! But, Montgomery...
01-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,335
Posted By microcord

See this learned disquisition...

See this learned disquisition (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2014_02_24_archive.html) from 2014.
01-08-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,335
Posted By Chinghis

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all...

I'm having great difficulty mentally putting all my pieces on that and actually riding.

It's a five-year old article, so I assume these haven't taken over the cycling world yet.

Edit: Oh, man,...
01-08-21, 05:09 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By JaccoW

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now...

One former 3-speed and one former 7-speed. Now both Sturmey Archer 5-speeds.

http://i.imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4.jpg (https://imgur.com/Lg7ktZ4)
1976 Gazelle Grand Tourist...
01-01-21, 04:41 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By barnfind

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a...

I just pulled this one out of the trailer, its a 1978 model in brown, with two old Kenda tires with Raleigh logos on little white tags on the one side of each tire. Likely the original tires as well....
01-01-21, 04:30 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By barnfind

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the...

I was the same way as a kid, 10 bikes in the shed, a couple of go carts, an old tractor or two, and a few motorcycles.
When I was a kid, we weren't allowed in the house during the day unless it was...
12-26-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By IsleRide

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes...

Even though I'm working on two derailleur bikes right now I accept the challenge to try and finally do something with this. A friend gave it to me 20 years ago and I'll never sell it but this is the...
12-24-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 62,977
Posted By RobbieTunes

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were...

I met him. Richmond, VA at the 'slip. They were playing as the Blues Busters, I think. I drove 3 hours, met my bud at 5 pm at a running store, and off we went....I don't think he told his wife. ...
12-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By nlerner

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports...

I'm done enough with this '37 Raleigh Sports Tourist resto-mod to take it for a test ride and pose it for some pics:

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12-21-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By BFisher

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing...

You know, the idea of a part or parts costing "more money than the bike is worth" doesn't really make that much sense if you like the bike and plan on riding it. You'll be getting your money's worth...
12-14-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,198
Posted By caloso

What's worse is when you go back to your old...

What's worse is when you go back to your old college campus that happens to be on a hill-side and you think "Holy crap, I used to ride up this hill on a 30-lb Schwinn with a 42-25 and a backpack full...
12-10-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 15,198
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was...

53/39 didnít come into use until the 80s. 39 was not possible with the Campy NR crank and 144 BCD. Only when the 130 BCD came about, thanks Shimano, did 39s get used. And the 53 was usually not the...
12-08-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,175
Posted By Oldairhead

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol: ...

Looks like a nice starter setup! :lol:

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12-07-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,175
Posted By jjhabbs

Small update on the new Bicycle Mancave-Garage

Hey guys,
check this place out. It's going to take 3 to 4 months to get this done but It should be great. Lots of new Youtube Content, maybe swap meets, C&V parties and rides will meet here. check...
12-03-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,832
Posted By steelbikeguy

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I...

I used to ride a set of Weyless rollers that I bought in the 70's (a bit of C&V content), but they weren't all that exciting once you learned to not fall off.
Much later, I bought a mag trainer as...
10-30-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,188
Posted By non-fixie

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10-06-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,438
Posted By arne68

Patria WKC bikes and Mannesmann tubing

Hello from Germany, found this searching for a decal, but maybe I can bring some light in this (already quite old) thread.
PATRIA WKC is an old german brand, first located in Solingen. The "WKC" is...
10-04-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,247
Posted By sloar

$80

$80
10-02-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,365
Posted By T-Mar

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe...

Hmm, I don't want anybody to have seizure. Maybe I should cease and desist?:D
09-27-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,668
Posted By clubman

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs...

1942 CCM with an AB rear hub, iirc. Over 40 lbs as is.

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09-26-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,630
Posted By dddd

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09-22-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,039
Posted By embankmentlb

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed...

As of recent I have moved away from my 9 speed bikes. I am finding the 6 & 7 speed stuff for 126 is as good or better in many ways.
I find myself shifting one cog at a time instead of 2 and getting...
09-21-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,039
Posted By Fahrenheit531

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me. ...

HAHAHAHA It's like they heard me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIujfkyVbqw

...but I'm gonna say it was cooler in Japanese.
09-20-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-03-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,255
Posted By dbhouston

1953 Claud Butler for Colson

I came across this bike on FB Marketplace and initially thought I would pick it up for spare Sturmey Archer parts and the chance to play with a Dynohub, and maybe learn something about cleaning up a...
08-14-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 26,685
Views: 3,901,741
Posted By threespeedmafia

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74...

Here are a couple of shots of my son's 73-74 Sports turned Superbe. It started life as a Sports with a 3 speed coaster brake hub. He added a twist grip shifter to replace the trigger just because. ...
05-06-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,976
Posted By USAZorro

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here?...

What exactly does anyone feel has been lost here? Perhaps Italians have mixed feelings of wounded national pride and thankfulness that the Colnago family received substantial financial recognition...
05-04-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,580
Posted By Slightspeed

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years...

I have two gateway bikes, nearly 50 or so years apart in my addiction, but less than ten years apart in age. In 1964 as a junior racer, my parents got me a 1964 Legnano Roma Olympiad. It was my race...
03-25-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21,479
Views: 4,118,371
Posted By Headpost

A nice message from a flipper . . . ...

A nice message from a flipper . . .


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