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02-18-21, 01:34 AM
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Posted By malcala622

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01-21-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,004
Posted By BFisher

Quite ironic. Didn't somebody once way back when...

Quite ironic. Didn't somebody once way back when suggest such a solution? Say, I don't know, in post #10 here...
01-16-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,119
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

The Official Vintage Bicycle Manufacturer Catalog List w/Links

I'm going to start this list as I've never seen one of these here on BikeForums before. The purpose of this is to be a reference for both new and old members, as well as internet lurkers/researchers...
01-16-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 994
Posted By LBCwanabe

NBD: 1987? Peugeot Canyon Express

I picked this up yesterday. I don’t know that much about it. It has killer colors and fits m pretty well. I’m going to start the tear down today and will post more pics as I go.

...
01-11-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,263
Posted By geeteeiii

Some Soviet junk I have.

Hello everybody.

I tought my weird collection of bikes might be interesting to people here, soviet bicycles seem to be quite undocumented here. Being from a ex USSR occupied country, we have alot...
01-04-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,214
Posted By nlerner

How ugly is this?

In a different thread, I showed this trash-picked, little, and heavy Bianchi that came my way over the weekend:

...
12-24-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,876
Posted By AlmostTrick

The only way to ensure your safety at this point...

The only way to ensure your safety at this point is to make sure the finished paint job is immaculate.
12-21-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 746
Posted By Wildwood

You just need the right stickers. And a YBS...

You just need the right stickers.
And a YBS chainstay guard - for starters
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12-16-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,684
Posted By leftthread

Chain checker,known as the Bearer of Bad News. ...

Chain checker,known as the Bearer of Bad News.
And some whisky to soften the blow....
12-16-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,866
Posted By nlerner

I try not to turn. Takes too much energy.

I try not to turn. Takes too much energy.
12-05-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,199
Posted By jonwvara

Cartridge BB installation, genius!

I will now describe a stroke of towering genius that came to me recently while replacing a bottom bracket cartridge. I expect I will soon learn that it's a trick that everyone else here already knew,...
12-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,493
Posted By T-Mar

Cyclists from the 1950s wouldn't be laughing at...

Cyclists from the 1950s wouldn't be laughing at us but looking on in shock, the moment they saw everybody wearing masks. Then they'd head straight back, with out even looking at our bicycle...
12-04-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By billytwosheds

Who's afraid of pedals, not me

Obviously sarcastic, but refreshing a pair of pedals for the first time was not that bad.
...
11-29-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 127,121
Posted By Dean51

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for...

Disassemble two Suntour Cyclone GT RDs for inspection and a thorough clean & lube. These will be for sale in a day or two.

Dean

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11-26-20, 02:45 PM
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Views: 243
Posted By Rage

Those tubing decals pop up on EBay...

Those tubing decals pop up on EBay intermittently.
Dunno about the multicolor bands tho.
11-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,975
Posted By Happy Feet

Another example as far outside the list as...

Another example as far outside the list as possible.

One of my longest running projects this 1960's era Woodward's department store bike has everything going wrong for it collector wise. Plain...
11-10-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,512
Posted By merziac

Your bike, your rules, ride, build, do as you...

Your bike, your rules, ride, build, do as you like.

You may/will get advice, ideas, thoughts, etc., again, do as you like. ;)
11-10-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,752
Posted By JehD

What Front caliper are you using in this picture?...

What Front caliper are you using in this picture? And do you have a better pic? How well does it work?



I've always wanted to put a Springer Fork on my Electra 7D and finally found a company...
11-10-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,512
Posted By Random Tandem

Only rule I follow is: only ride bikes without...

Only rule I follow is: only ride bikes without fenders when it is dry and only ride bikes with fenders when it is wet. Moral: best to have lots of bikes.

-Will
Forum: Great Lakes
11-08-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,445
Posted By 02Giant

Was that the fastest the minivan could go?

Was that the fastest the minivan could go?
11-01-20, 07:16 PM
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Views: 417,020
Posted By billnuke1

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Rebuilt these......
11-01-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 417,020
Posted By Markeologist

Been “correcting” my recently acquired late 70’s...

Been “correcting” my recently acquired late 70’s Ritchey Palo Alto tandem. I guess a previous owner had wanted a triple so they had put a later Specialized triple crankset on the stoker drive side...
10-31-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 417,020
Posted By thumpism

My bro-in-law just brought this by for a...

My bro-in-law just brought this by for a once-over, a Panasonic Tourist 5 that someone gave him. It was sold at my old alma mater, Two Wheel Travel, and according to the shop sticker it was assembled...
10-27-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,360
Views: 417,020
Posted By SurferRosa

Finished the '72 Torpado. Wow. No words....

Finished the '72 Torpado. Wow. No words. Amazingly smooth ride. A keeper, for sure.

https://i.imgur.com/VBAN3xs.jpg

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

https://i.imgur.com/1wrcZMU.jpg
10-22-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,595
Posted By jadocs

I was expecting to read - 20 F or something. Have...

I was expecting to read - 20 F or something. Have you actually experienced this issue between 40 to 60? That seems kind of warm to me. Back in the day when I had to run outdoors in temps all the way...
10-18-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 246,270
Posted By ilikebikes

Thats something I custom built myself, it’s got...

Thats something I custom built myself, it’s got its own “origins” story that’s both Star Trek universe and real world history correct. 😁
10-17-20, 08:02 PM
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Views: 246,270
Posted By ilikebikes

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10-17-20, 10:09 AM
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Views: 11,124
Posted By scarlson

But after they've got 2 more posts, marchman321...

But after they've got 2 more posts, marchman321 can post pics of theirs!!

I for one am excited to see it. I rode a Pug Orient Express in college. I have the fondest memories of bombing around...
10-09-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By guigs84

Hi all, Thanks a lot for your replies and...

Hi all,

Thanks a lot for your replies and sorry for the late answer... I finally managed to post 10 times so I can post pictures!

A cycle repair shop told me it should be fine if I get it...
09-30-20, 02:17 AM
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Views: 9,426,718
Posted By Bianchigirll

the overall quality of the bike may not be worth...

the overall quality of the bike may not be worth the effort.
09-29-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By SurferRosa

How 'bout just three really nice ones? Motobécane...

How 'bout just three really nice ones? Motobécane made two that are usually easy to find, the GR and GJ. Pretty much anybody here that can overhaul a bike can find one of those two for easy money....
09-29-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By ryansu

Agreed 52telecaster Peugeots too, the French...

Agreed 52telecaster Peugeots too, the French really had a knack for making a smooth riding frame regardless of material.
09-28-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By ryansu

IMHO I would hold out for a nicer Moto I once...

IMHO I would hold out for a nicer Moto I once worked on a Mirage of that size, 23, and it fit like a glove so after I sold it I started looking for something nicer in the Motobecane line and finally...
09-28-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By SurferRosa

There's a thread for that... ...

There's a thread for that...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/561211-ebay-craigslist-finds-you-looking-one-these-part-ii-2331.html
09-28-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,007
Posted By madpogue

$100 seems high for a bike of this caliber with a...

$100 seems high for a bike of this caliber with a stuck seat post.
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,585,917
Posted By the sci guy

Hey dude just noticed you were also in Houston....

Hey dude just noticed you were also in Houston. Where are you commuting to/from? I'm a daily commuter (when covid is not keeping the office closed) from energy corridor to westchase.
have been going...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,768
Posted By Darth Lefty

In history times, people used to ride things...

In history times, people used to ride things called horses, which are like e-bikes but made of meat, to fancy dress parties all the time. Will there be a servant there when you arrive to take your...
09-23-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,262
Views: 416,156
Posted By Ace864

That's what I call a cruiser! Great bike!

That's what I call a cruiser! Great bike!
09-23-20, 03:26 AM
Replies: 62,242
Views: 9,426,718
Posted By jdawginsc

Rare

Rare Crest Cannondale sighting for tall folks. 63cm Same original stuff as on mine... 400/500 series. (Mine shown below has updated crank saddle and pedals)...
09-22-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,490
Posted By genejockey

You also have to stop eating so much.

You also have to stop eating so much.
Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,585,917
Posted By Vismund B

Wow that is a beautiful bicycle. What bags are...

Wow that is a beautiful bicycle. What bags are those on the back?
09-19-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,820
Posted By sheddle

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09-18-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,030
Posted By sovende

I'll try to get a couple of pics up tonight! ...

I'll try to get a couple of pics up tonight!
Here you go-
https://i.imgur.com/yKDnHj9.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/2ip2sfO.jpg
09-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 725
Posted By Tomm Willians

I have the coolest gf 😎

The gf saw me drooling over this vintage 1985 Wilier Trestina Ramata and decided to buy it for me. More pics to follow as we are headed home from buying it !...
09-18-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,419
Posted By TugaDude

I'll post one today or tomorrow. Thanks for...

I'll post one today or tomorrow. Thanks for asking about it.
08-16-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,838
Posted By G.Varela

Like this one? ...

Like this one?

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Forum: Introductions
08-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By Homebrew01

I don't understand this part of your post: ...

I don't understand this part of your post: "...too many bikes..."
Replies: 30
Views: 2,576
Posted By bargainguy

Depends. If you absolutely must have a NOS Trek...

Depends. If you absolutely must have a NOS Trek in the box, there probably aren't too many available.

But you have to consider what an '80 412 is worth. Even in cherry condition, $375-400 is...
06-11-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,890
Posted By Brad L

And a few more. ...

And a few more.

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04-04-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,514
Posted By gstein

Have started cleaning up the bike...a few more...

Have started cleaning up the bike...a few more pictures...amazed at how well steel wool can make the chrome shine. ...
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