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10-10-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Tx! Eventually, it really needs a...

:thumb: Tx!

Eventually, it really needs a repaint or serious touch up and as you can see the paint is too thick. Luckily it came with all the fussy bits, HS,SP and 74mm BB, 2 binder bolts and a...
10-10-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By iab

Feel under the top tube and down tube near the...

Feel under the top tube and down tube near the head tube. You may be able to feel if it were in a front ender. Since you can't see it in the pictures, even if it were crashed, it is likely just...
10-09-21, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By merziac

:thumb: Mine has both ports as well and is...

:thumb: Mine has both ports as well and is believed to be an early 60's.

...
10-09-21, 08:24 PM
10-09-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By iab

My guess is a Cinelli with a replacement fork.

My guess is a Cinelli with a replacement fork.
09-09-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7,226
Views: 2,907,986
Posted By wschellen

Not actually a mountain bike, but my TREK 750...

Not actually a mountain bike, but my TREK 750 hybrid drop bar conversion is pretty close, and itís currently my favorite ride....
07-17-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,577
Views: 274,125
Posted By thinktubes

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2...

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2 years without a cat and decades since we'd had a kitten. We adopted these 2 and all is good. Never had 2 cats, but they get along pretty well. Boy and...
06-26-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,830
Posted By iab

"The seller's price is reasonable" "Flippers...

"The seller's price is reasonable"
"Flippers are great folks."
"I hope that person gets what they want for that bike."
06-22-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By SchRadler

This ad is mine. The bike was first posted on...

This ad is mine. The bike was first posted on this thread back in March by cb400bill in post 60429 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21959960-post60429.html) and I picked it up a few days later. It was...
06-20-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,739
Posted By johnnyace

I might as well throw mine on here, too, although...

I might as well throw mine on here, too, although it is certainly far from original. I don't have the sweet curvy fork, as I imagine my model was more of a straight-up racer, but it does ride great....
12-05-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,657
Posted By billytwosheds

Yes, I bought the pair with one dust cap missing...

Yes, I bought the pair with one dust cap missing as a result of the previous owner laying a bike down on its side too hard and too often. I found an MKS dust cap that fit but should have filed down...
11-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By steelbikeguy

photos of the headtube would probably help. Most...

photos of the headtube would probably help. Most builders would have some sort of ID there.

on the slim chance that it helps, I had a custom frame built by Gordon Borthwick back in 1989. He mostly...
11-21-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By juvela

----- headlugs appear NERVEX Professional...

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headlugs appear NERVEX Professional pattern

seat stay treatment may be a clue which will help framebuilders toward an ID

bulgie Doug Fattic


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11-21-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By non-fixie

Can't help with the ID, just wanted to say it's...

Can't help with the ID, just wanted to say it's gorgeous!
11-21-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 563
Posted By Bianchigirll

that is fabulous! Your daughter is a very lucky...

that is fabulous! Your daughter is a very lucky girl. I love how they painted the head tube area extending the line of the lugs so they could easily created the effect the idea of a lug on the...
11-20-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,648
Posted By Wildwood

My end game in the World of Bicycling

My story of adult riding goes back to '85.
"Collecting" started in '87, when a friend was divorcing and dropped 2 bikes on me.
Got up to about 10 mostly mid-level bikes with different tubesets....
11-12-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,648
Posted By francophile

My goals are basically here: - Ride every...

My goals are basically here:

- Ride every bike I've ever wanted to, and also try to ride anything I've never heard of just to see what appeals to me here & now
- Hang out with, discuss, and share...
11-08-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,675
Posted By bwilli88

I have both an 81 and an 83 Pro-tour. The 81 has...

I have both an 81 and an 83 Pro-tour. The 81 has centerpull brakes and can take a 35mm tire with fenders but is now running 42mm Schwalbe Marathon Plus Tours without fenders and my 83 has been...
10-16-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By SurferRosa

Goin' to pick up this one-owner '72 Torpado...

Goin' to pick up this one-owner '72 Torpado today! :thumb:

https://images.craigslist.org/00k0k_6jG8EkRapFp_0l50f9_1200x900.jpg...
10-13-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Steve Whitlatch

Took my Grandson out for his first ride.

New to me 1982 Super Sport, not yet overhauled, pulling my 18 month old grandson along through the neighborhood on a new to me Instep trailer.
My grandson loved it, my legs, not so much. My...
10-12-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,310
Posted By sloar

The more I think about it I’d have a hard time...

The more I think about it I’d have a hard time selling the Surly. I searched a long time for a nice used one and spent a lot of time and money making it exactly what I wanted. I’d never recoup my...
10-10-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,452
Posted By Marylander

So, I went to a local vintage shop (velo...

So, I went to a local vintage shop (velo classique) and he had a 54cm roberts frame there that he hadn't started working on yet. 531 tubes, says "chas roberts" on the top tube, has good tire...
10-08-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By randyjawa

Rabeneick Modell Campagnolo - Finished!

I cannot believe that it took me two years, and then some, to complete this 1958 German bicycle, a Rabeneick 120d, commonly referred to as the Rabeneick "Modell Campagnolo". But, at last the bike is...
10-06-20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 22,397
Posted By DMNHCAGrandPrix

At least orange highlights. 1958 Alex Singer...

At least orange highlights. 1958 Alex Singer with integrated head tube lugs, original Singer front brake (rear later updated by shop), no seat post bolt on frame (internal expander post instead),...
10-05-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By BlueDevil63

Bianchi Specialissima

I've had this for awhile now waiting for some attention. Did a refresh and cleanup of everything, built some new wheels with period correct hubs and rims, everything else is original I believe. These...
10-04-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By noobinsf

Amazing find!

Amazing find!
10-04-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By beech333

Sixty_fiver did not have one of these. It was...

Sixty_fiver did not have one of these. It was about the same age, but I think his had cantilevers.

I do have one of these and I cannot differentiate anything between mine and yours, other than...
10-04-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,304
Posted By bikemig

Cool, that's how I ended up with my 1960ish Olmo...

Cool, that's how I ended up with my 1960ish Olmo Grand Sport. I had to up my original offer as well because of some competition. Plus the seller liked that it was going to someone who actually knew...
08-09-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,223
Posted By bikemig

Pinarello cyclo cross bicycle 1980s

I just picked up a Pinarello cyclo cross bike. I'll add to this thread as I rebuild the bike. I've wanted to pick up a vintage cyclo cross for a while but they don't show up often. The bike is around...
08-07-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,949
Posted By dddd

Just following up here, congrat's on the Jon...

Just following up here, congrat's on the Jon Williams Mattolini rescue! Jon was such a master of the drillium proccess.

Jgerpheide is the new steward of my much-prized, Bayliss-painted Richard...
08-03-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,263
Posted By 3speedslow

From today, “ what length is the seat tube?”...

From today, “ what length is the seat tube?” Reply “ The seat tube is long.”
07-30-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,549
Posted By xiaoman1

F531, Only for a day...I only obsess over what...

F531,
Only for a day...I only obsess over what I can control and things that I have no control over...well I have no control so I let go.
I did what I could to secure the deal and that was all I...
07-29-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,344
Posted By T-Mar

I can only think of one rule. When you post the...

I can only think of one rule. When you post the photo of the completed project, make it's taken from the drive side. It's a little know fact that Team Cinzano's annoyance with Dave Stoller was...
06-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By repechage

Small low volume niche builders just get no...

Small low volume niche builders just get no attention often.
Then, sometimes all of a sudden there is attention. The market is fickle.

I was moving around a few in the bike room today, two will...
04-10-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By abshipp

Chrome Frejus Track Not in perfect shape,...

Chrome Frejus Track

Not in perfect shape, but good enough that if it was my size the reason I would be posting this is telling all of you that I bought it myself.

$400...
04-09-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,326
Posted By jonwvara

One reason I don't feel too bad about my recent...

One reason I don't feel too bad about my recent flat is that I have been very lucky in the past. A year ago I went on a solo tour from Savannah, Georgia to Memphis, Tennessee. In addition to my...
04-01-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 386,042
Posted By Bianchigirll

Beautiful. They were nice frames, probably...

Beautiful. They were nice frames, probably Bianchi's best effort at a true 'Cross bike.
03-30-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By jeirvine

For once, I agree with the choice of stem...

For once, I agree with the choice of stem shifters.
03-26-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,947
Posted By Chr0m0ly

Ahearne

If money were no object...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1110x1642/e55f6a3e_8e21_406a_afc2_894d7de80af9_f86ada39727317068fa6de82396d83da7c6dc8f9.jpeg...
03-26-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By SpeedofLite

The Park Tool is a hamster restraint device. The...

The Park Tool is a hamster restraint device. The veterinarian slips the wire end over the head and behind the ears of an aggressive hamster with sharp chisel-like teeth, and turns the rear disc to...
03-25-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,947
Posted By -holiday76

thanks for the idea. I went ahead and did it. ...

thanks for the idea. I went ahead and did it.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47950771988_d015b75052_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2g4feW5)
...
03-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,396
Posted By Vintage_Cyclist

Who knew?! ...

Who knew?!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/469x640/xnz4z7nl_cbdcd74951a58c4384b5b5136a982a3907fda0a7.jpg!
03-23-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,947
Posted By nlerner

I’d go for a Black Mountain Cycles Road + . . ....

I’d go for a Black Mountain Cycles Road + . . . Wait, I already did!
...
03-22-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By xiaoman1

Lemond Team Club for a Song

It's not pretty but I have been looking for one of these for a while and when this one popped up on CL...well?
The photos on the site were not the best and it appeared a little rough, I could see...
03-20-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By dedhed

That winner's always gonna be Yellow Jersey

That winner's always gonna be Yellow Jersey
03-18-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,484
Posted By OldsCOOL

How about picking up a 4-prong Suntour tool?...

How about picking up a 4-prong Suntour tool? Looks like the 2 prong but with 4.
03-18-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,919
Posted By nlerner

I'm lucky to work in a relatively stable industry...

I'm lucky to work in a relatively stable industry (higher ed), at least for now. I've been spending bike money lately, but not on C&V goods; instead, on new stuff. I'm afraid I've been to the other...
03-11-20, 01:39 AM
Replies: 64,391
Views: 9,995,717
Posted By SurferRosa

:lol: gif assist! ...

:lol:

gif assist!

https://media3.giphy.com/media/1Bd7DmRvbhV5UPkoDw/giphy.gif
03-05-20, 09:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,717
Posted By obuckler

On a mural ride around Dallas downtown area. This...

On a mural ride around Dallas downtown area. This was the coolest building and it shows off Bruce Gordon well!
...
03-05-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,717
Posted By TriBiker19

There was the time I purchased a garage door that...

There was the time I purchased a garage door that was a really good deal...I didn't tell my husband that it wasn't exactly a traditional color. He came home to this.
...
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