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01-24-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 137
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Posted By 1989Pre

Nope...Too nice.

Nope...Too nice.
01-20-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By RandolphCarter

My first bike was a Columbia knock off of a sting...

My first bike was a Columbia knock off of a sting ray. Second was a Team Murray BMX. Both firmly in the "gaspipe with steel rims" camp.

First road bike was an early 70s Peugeot U08, with steel...
01-18-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By bwilli88

It rides just like my 74 Grand Prix, and I forget...

It rides just like my 74 Grand Prix, and I forget that it has that 531 Main.
So here is my Grand Prix.
...
01-17-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By 3speedslow

Mine as I found it, 70’s Puch built for Sears....

Mine as I found it, 70’s Puch built for Sears. Still riding it with parts upgraded....
01-16-23, 08:10 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By iab

Gaspipe Umberto Dei. Has a real ugly weld across...

Gaspipe Umberto Dei. Has a real ugly weld across the BB shell. Threading the BB was an adventure.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1555/25900591501_0e59d7e099_k.jpg...
01-16-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By juvela

----- IIRC T-Mar hath writ that this frame...

-----

IIRC T-Mar hath writ that this frame construction method is something developed by Bridgestone

have seen C. Itoh badged machines which used it from the early nineteen seventies
their...
01-16-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By Murray Missile

Yes, we do.

Yes, we do.
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,412
Posted By The Golden Boy

One of the things I love about this forum is...

One of the things I love about this forum is there are people that unabashedly love lower end and obsolete stuff.
01-04-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By rhm

No, sorry, you cannot just release the tension...

No, sorry, you cannot just release the tension &c; they don't disassemble that easy. The only way to disassemble a Brooks type leather saddle is by removing rivets. Depending on what you're trying to...
12-21-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 63,630
Posted By EVlove

https://youtu.be/hi127LIzw3w Lowell Bike...

https://youtu.be/hi127LIzw3w

Lowell Bike Connector content begins at 2:20.

And that basket on the Ukrainian lady's bike at around 4:20 looks mighty familiar. I believe that's our donation...
12-19-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By 3speedslow

NC ICW bridge

this summer I had my Schwinn ale Tour out
at Surf City
for their Ocean Fest. Everyday I went up,over and down the big bridge. Fun times!...
12-19-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By nlerner

Nice work! I’ve done that the old-fashioned way...

Nice work! I’ve done that the old-fashioned way with knippers, bench grinder, and file:
...
12-18-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Nwvlvtnr

50.4 Chainring Modification

I have access to a machine shop at work and the machinist is often happy to take on side projects when things get slow.

Here are a few pictures of a tool holder he made in order to remove the worn...
12-17-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,156
Posted By gna

Mississippi river Bridge 9 ...

Mississippi river Bridge 9
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/img_6384_d4174cb4c251a51fd6db736a00efbfe14579d49d.jpg...
11-25-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,534
Posted By 1989Pre

Considering all the things you've mentioned, my...

Considering all the things you've mentioned, my vote is for a single bicycle and example: The late-70's Raleigh/Carlton Competition GS. This one bike brings together all of the qualities that I love;...
11-19-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By sd5782

I really like the aluminum ones that are often...

I really like the aluminum ones that are often encountered behind Suntour freewheels. Tasteful and not overly large. I’ve seen too many pics here of folks having disasters where a spoke protector...
11-18-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By Chuck M

I'd remove a plastic spoke protector. However...

I'd remove a plastic spoke protector. However I'd keep a chrome pie plate all day long.
11-17-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,084
Posted By darkmoon

Thanks, Steve. Anquetil, yep, time trial...

Thanks, Steve.

Anquetil, yep, time trial specialst, winning Tour de France five times with devastating speed in the time trials.
This thread reminds me of Pierre Chany.

He wrote articles, Le...
11-16-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,084
Posted By steelbikeguy

Retro - a Cycling Plus magazine column

I've been sharing the Cycling Plus magazine series of articles called Design Classics (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1244545-design-classics-cycling-plus-magazine-column.html).
I've...
11-03-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By 52telecaster

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220704_120151963_hdr_07b2655a8bbae3755a42df65b87859ca080ffd8a.jpg
Poor pic of my girlfriend's sekine but it is straight guage...
10-25-22, 05:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By juvela

----- since the chainset is likely RonKit...

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since the chainset is likely RonKit sourced would expect Brit dimension cotters of 9.5mm and Brit dimension pedal threads

three components was unable to ID from images provided were...
10-24-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By juvela

----- Prugnat lug set MILREMO chainset...

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Prugnat lug set

MILREMO chainset done by A. Duprat for Andy Bertin

chainset would have been sourced from RonKit

BB spindle appears Thomas D. Cross & Sons Ltd
10-24-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By jnbrown

Nice colors

Nice colors
10-24-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 741
Posted By Kekec1965

Dave Davey 1950s?

Picked this lovely single speed/fixed last night, bit battered paint, otherwise seems sound. Mixed bag of parts, with Milremo Professionnels cranks, Mailard hubs on Mavic MA2 rims (later addition...
10-13-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By T-Mar

Probably not but there more likelihood that it's...

Probably not but there more likelihood that it's the only 1983 Paramount with aero spokes, a plastic spoke protector, a long cage Campagnolo SR derailleur and a rusty chain. So, by your reasoning,...
10-12-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,811
Posted By Ballenxj

She had a long life. R.I.P. Ms. Lansbury.

She had a long life. R.I.P. Ms. Lansbury.
10-12-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,959
Views: 417,811
Posted By T-Mar

In memoriam, Angela Lansbury (October 16, 1925 -...

In memoriam, Angela Lansbury (October 16, 1925 - October 11, 2022).
...
10-11-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 638
Posted By Pompiere

I don't case so much that the parts are from the...

I don't case so much that the parts are from the same group, but they have to be of the same brand and look like they came from the same era.
10-09-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,535
Views: 907,339
Posted By curbtender

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x847/ja_cd198f6d7d44f29dacfee7060878f78762f12dc9.jpg
Blowing in the wind...
10-09-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 2,535
Views: 907,339
Posted By DQRider

`49 Clubman and I on the Tweed Ride

"Selfie"
https://i.imgur.com/cuXksAI.png

Shot by a fellow rider:
https://i.imgur.com/9MjoSSg.png
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10-04-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,611
Posted By curbtender

A friend made his way up from Tennessee after...

A friend made his way up from Tennessee after finding a Schwinn at his local dump. Fairly good shape except for the fluted seatpost. ...
10-02-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,382
Posted By cudak888

That attitude really is disgusting when viewed in...

That attitude really is disgusting when viewed in the context of all the parents who've been able to ditch their SUVs for electric assist cargo bikes (most notably, the popular Radwagon is advertised...
10-02-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15,015
Views: 3,687,611
Posted By Mr. 66

A very early Rodriguez tandem has floated to the...

A very early Rodriguez tandem has floated to the house o' 66. Phil hubs 48 and 36 on Wolber rims, Mafac canti, along with theTA crankset....
09-30-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,534
Posted By AdventureManCO

The Favorites of the C&V forum: A Quintessential 'Sample Set' Collection

One of my favorite things to do on Bikeforums is to browse this subforum and hear about the bikes that others have really enjoyed, then learn more about these bikes, with the hope of one day...
09-18-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,012
Posted By bikemig

Agreed, suntour power ratchet shifers are likely...

Agreed, suntour power ratchet shifers are likely the best stem shifters and one of the best downtube shifters ever made.
09-18-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,012
Posted By jethin

I’d say it’s mostly snobbery. They’re more...

I’d say it’s mostly snobbery. They’re more ergonomic than downtube shifters imo.
09-18-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,012
Posted By droppedandlost

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes...

I don't mind them at all. I like each of my bikes to offer something different.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x750/nish2_acf3222e371eede42908280cec1781672581854f.jpg
09-11-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By madpogue

If the shifters you'd be decommissioning have...

If the shifters you'd be decommissioning have slot-head screws typical of the era, you could perhaps use those to mount the stops referenced in post # 11; that should approximate the intended look.
09-03-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 699
Posted By 75lechamp

Chartreuse 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer

Here is my latest project, brought home just today, a 1974 Raleigh Super Tourer (serial WS4001509, which dates to around the end of September 1974, if I am counting my fortnights correctly...:))....
08-28-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,922
Posted By markk900

You did say “looks best” not “what is most...

You did say “looks best” not “what is most common”…it may be heretical but I am not a fan of white Pugs…..they had so many other great colours available that white seems so pedestrian- even if that...
08-27-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By VintageRide

During the early 70's in my teens I rode whatever...

During the early 70's in my teens I rode whatever gearing was on a given bike, such as the Peugeot U0 8, without much thought and a few years later rode a standard Italian road bike with 54 / 42...
08-27-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By Fredo76

A 14-28 was the standard freewheel of the '70s...

A 14-28 was the standard freewheel of the '70s era; with a 2:1 difference, it was fine for average riders, like college students, to get around on.

Racers picked freewheels according to the course...
08-27-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 410
Posted By big chainring

28t was about the largest cog a normal short cage...

28t was about the largest cog a normal short cage rear derailleur could handle. Beyond that a touring type long cage derailleur was required.
08-26-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By branko_76

. I always assumed both stays of the old...

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I always assumed both stays of the old "wrap-arounds" were one length of tubing heated and then "wrapped" around the seat cluster, something like a glass artisan would do.
08-24-22, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,535
Views: 907,339
Posted By DMC707

https://i.imgur.com/xiRpJRO.jpg ...

https://i.imgur.com/xiRpJRO.jpg



https://i.imgur.com/kiFLR5Q.jpg
08-21-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,780
Posted By iab

All my bikes have 115mm spacing, for either a...

All my bikes have 115mm spacing, for either a 3-speed or 4-speed. None of those fancy 5-speeds. :(
08-20-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 486
Posted By dddd

Common washers are all that is really needed to...

Common washers are all that is really needed to add 1-2mm to the right-side axle extension.

3/8" washers can be reamed or filed to fit in just a minute or two and are available in many...
08-18-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,493
Posted By Chuck M

My '84 Raleigh doesn't have the Reynolds name on...

My '84 Raleigh doesn't have the Reynolds name on it. I've assumed Raleigh didn't have a contractual agreement to put Reynolds on the Asian built bikes but that could be way off base.

Meanwhile,...
08-16-22, 10:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,418
Posted By 52telecaster

Great bikes, I have a supercourse and a...

Great bikes, I have a supercourse and a competition and both are upright townies. They do that very well!...
08-14-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By arex

I like Tacx pulleys, though they're more...

I like Tacx pulleys, though they're more expensive.
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