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03-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By jiangshi

Compressed air from the other end.

Compressed air from the other end.
03-16-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,256
Posted By Soody

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

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02-15-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,348
Posted By iab

My first restoration

Yes, I have been on this board for quite some time now. AS they say in Chicago, a coupletree years. I have started several threads featuring my vintage bikes, But those who have seen those threads...
01-24-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,111
Posted By samkl

OK: new tires installed, new fancy schmancy...

OK: new tires installed, new fancy schmancy crankarms put on. The bike has reached its final form! (For now.)


...
01-11-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,176
Posted By ollo_ollo

Only had a couple with shellac on cotton: Super...

Only had a couple with shellac on cotton: Super Course with 2 coats clear on black.+ my 2019 Cino PX10 with multiple coats on white. Liked them both, prefer the smoothness from many coats, but as you...
12-22-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 36,111
Posted By Arbutus

1951 Raleigh Clubman

I’ve long lurked admired the fabulous builds of this thread, so I may as well finally contribute to its continued longevity.

Here’s my 1951 Raleigh Clubman. It wasn’t mint when it came to me, but...
12-21-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 604
Posted By jeffieh

Claud Butler "FW Evans Special" circa 1979

Kia ora from the south end of the Pacific. Been a while between posts, but I thought this find is worthy of a brag post.
I learned to love London bikes when I spent a couple of winters there. It was...
12-19-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By bertinjim

AZORCH- Should be doable. The Simplex levers...

AZORCH-

Should be doable. The Simplex levers you show have the old M5 x 1 thread and may/may not fit the thread of the band. If not, use a more modern Campy style lever screw in M5 x .8 as appears...
12-19-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By Addamsmith

A few more of my B.Carre ...

A few more of my B.Carre
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20201113_113605_dd95dac888b7f5ea5919c110b09d65af3d869d88.jpg...
12-19-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By CV-6

Jeez. Maybe I should take remedial reading. ...

Jeez. Maybe I should take remedial reading. Nowhere in the OP is there mention of retrofriction. Mea Culpa.
12-19-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,017
Posted By CV-6

Nice find. I pretty much agree with Markeologist...

Nice find. I pretty much agree with Markeologist with the exception of early 70s for the dating based on the position (under TT) of the brake cable stops. Also think it is more likely a private...
12-12-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By bikemig

race wheels on the bike. big chainring...

race wheels on the bike. big chainring (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/big-chainring-101154.html) can explain it better than I can but my understanding is that back in the day in the UK (but also...
12-11-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,251
Posted By sheddle

Brakes, brakes, and brakes.

Brakes, brakes, and brakes.
12-04-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By juvela

----- :lol: this reminds me of an...

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:lol:

this reminds me of an experience i had back in the 1980's

took in a very nice unknown Brit frameset from the 1950's

NERVEX Professional lugset & shell with a Haden crown and...
12-03-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By BlueDevil63

Drillium

I was very privileged to be able to buy a stash of Jon Williams' (Drillium Revival) drillium and millium work. Jon passed away a couple years ago very unexpectedly. His fantastic work will live on as...
11-29-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By polymorphself

Finally getting some good use out of the Voyaguer

The amazing weather is upon us in Arizona and I took the opportunity yesterday to do a day trip from my home in Downtown Phoenix to the base of Tonto National Forest, about 80 miles round trip. The...
11-25-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,213
Posted By gugie

Gillott mixte in the Atelier

Last year I had a coals to Newcastle moment. I receieved an email from a Welshman who wanted to do a 650b conversion on his Ephgrave (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157701445230242). I...
11-24-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By Drillium Dude

Looks to me that the weld is for keeping the...

Looks to me that the weld is for keeping the fixed cup in place, and the whole thing was painted afterward. You can get an idea of the extra painted width by the location of the gear cable guide in...
11-08-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,551
Posted By CroMo Mike

That frame looks to be exactly the same as an...

That frame looks to be exactly the same as an Olmo I bought new from a local shop in 1971. The lugs, seat stay treatment, dropouts, brake bridge, seat tube clamp, fork, and that little Huret cable...
10-28-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,999
Views: 600,090
Posted By obrentharris

1950s Follis berceau for trade. ...

1950s Follis berceau for trade.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-7PRZwWz/0/1377b6a3/XL/IMG_0265-XL.jpg

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10-25-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,715
Posted By Duke7777

My lightest road bike is this 1946 Rene Herse...

My lightest road bike is this 1946 Rene Herse Competition at 20.0 lb. Most of my bikes weigh 21-22 lb with tubulars, or 22-23 lb with clinchers. These are all race bikes or light randonneur bikes....
10-25-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,715
Posted By iab

From an older...

From an older thread,https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1032076-classic-vintage-weigh.html

1933 Frejus Model A (spare tire removed for weighing) - 25.0
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10-14-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Markeologist

I believe cantilevers have a weight savings so...

I believe cantilevers have a weight savings so those climbing Mt. Ventoux might see an advantage, though clearly the majority of riders, like you Lynn, did not see an advantage and thus standard...
10-14-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Markeologist

Sacré bleu!!! Beyond that, lovely build, I...

Sacré bleu!!!

Beyond that, lovely build, I like much better than the previous iteration (as seen on the Early Morning Cyclist). Too bad so many equate cantilevers with touring or...
10-12-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Markeologist

For the next rebuild, you should look at Julio...

For the next rebuild, you should look at Julio Jimenez's 1967 TdF bike (badged Geminiani but more than likely a Carre) on page 186 of the 2nd Edition of Van Der Plas and Berto's Rebour book....check...
10-09-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By iab

White? ​​​​​​​Yeah, white is a pain n the...

White?

​​​​​​​Yeah, white is a pain n the ass, but as I wrote before, not a fan of the black, especially with pink. Too harsh. Just my .02.
10-04-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By kroozer

Where did you find matching toe straps?

Where did you find matching toe straps?
10-04-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By CV-6

Welcome back. I can relate to tinkering. I tend...

Welcome back. I can relate to tinkering. I tend to do that myself.

My question is this. Is this going to be parts driven or is there a specific use intended? I believe that is going to drive...
10-04-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By SuperLJ

Heya AZORCH - I showed the photo of your...

Heya AZORCH -

I showed the photo of your bike to my wife. She informed me that’s it’s not pink at all. According to her, it’s “fuchsia”.

She had the 128 Crayola box when she was a kid, so I...
10-04-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By iab

Welcome back. I prefer silver rims. Just a...

Welcome back.

I prefer silver rims. Just a thought.
10-04-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By SuperLJ

Welcome back Mr. AZORCH! Another vote here...

Welcome back Mr. AZORCH!

Another vote here for all French, especially since you’ve already got all the parts on hand. That’s a really nice frame with a great pedigree. It deserves it. Maybe even...
10-03-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By BFisher

Do I see wideish tires? I definitely see fender...

Do I see wideish tires? I definitely see fender eyelets. Cantis. Nice bell...

Build yourself a sweet randonneur? TA crank, racks, choice baggage. Could be one heck of a French fender fantasy...
10-03-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By kroozer

Another vote for French.

Another vote for French.
10-03-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By bertinjim

AZORCH - The 37T inner is available from...

AZORCH -

The 37T inner is available from Red Clover Components here: 122 BCD Conventional Chainring, 37 Teeth...
10-03-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By beicster

Ugly pink frame? I think that is gorgeous. I am...

Ugly pink frame? I think that is gorgeous. I am not, in general, a pink fan but I love pink bikes.
10-03-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By non-fixie

With those colors, and those dropouts (assuming...

With those colors, and those dropouts (assuming Campagnolo) I'd follow the early seventies GAN Mercier team professionals and go with Campagnolo NR. And remember: only two (2) top tube cable clips!
...
10-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By bertinjim

AZORCH- Welcome back! Go French. The Simplex...

AZORCH-

Welcome back! Go French. The Simplex LJ/SLJ kit is outstanding, add a Stronglight 93 (where you can go to a 37T inner if need be) and some genuine Mafac levers and you're there. With the...
10-03-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By juvela

----- here is an image of the frameset's...

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here is an image of the frameset's Agrati lugset as loose pieces

the seat lug in the image is Malaguti style, it could be ordered either Malaguti or with regular binder ears as seen on...
09-28-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,222
Posted By clubman

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your...

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your restoration is adding a reinforced plate on the rear 'fork'. It was a weak spot in the MkII F frames. The rubber replacement bits should be available...
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