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10-19-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19,755
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Posted By JaccoW

Simplex Cycloïde 'Kruisframe'

Now this is hardly a weird one but just a fun bit of bicycle weirdness of the Dutch second-hand market.

This is a Simplex Cycloïde Tour 'kruisframe', also known as a Pastor's bicycle, cross frame,...
10-12-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By bluesteak

Mongrel Lenton

I am sending pics of my latest folly.

I bought this bike on eBay. According to my research, the frame is clearly set up for a 10 speed deraileur, but it has ea1 wheels, a 55 AW rear hub laced 3...
10-08-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By DQRider

That's a long way to go, for sure. And with the...

That's a long way to go, for sure. And with the uncertain weather in these parts, you risk a miserable vacation experience. However, I'm sure the folks of Gentleman Cyclists, both Ladies and Gents...
10-06-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By DQRider

Victory at the ABCE

I've been away from this thread for awhile. Other bikes, English and French, have captured my attentions at the moment. The following post is about a bike that I've posted here before, even though it...
10-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,343
Posted By branko_76

I have several older bikes that require brakes...

I have several older bikes that require brakes with long reaches, 700C rims are slightly smaller in diameter than 27" so the brakes will not reach them. Not only that, rims don't go bad unless abused...
10-04-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,343
Posted By ryansu

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire...

They work just fine and there are plenty of tire options - there is a whole thread on them - so I will turn the question around why switch? The only reason I really see is to get a bigger tire and...
09-26-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 497
Posted By Drillium Dude

This guy has some vintage-ish looking Michelins...

This guy has some vintage-ish looking Michelins in the FSOT thread: Trio of Michelin Pro 4 Service Course tires :D...
09-23-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By ryansu

I don't host I go directly from my One Drive...

I don't host I go directly from my One Drive folder on my laptop
1. click on the picture Icon (upload) in the tool bar near the middle of the toolbar
2. from the dialog box choose browse your...
09-19-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By sykerocker

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale...

My subdivision had a neighborhood wide yard sale today, so Margaret and I did a little moseying around. And I came up with something worthwhile: A 1955 Royal Enfield 3-speed.

Since the fire last...
09-17-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 617
Posted By gugie

Gravel Grinding in the TdF!

Stage 18, retro Cino/Eroica style!

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09-17-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By PeterLYoung

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is...

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-17-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,139
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: Frame came back today from Bob Jackson, It is looking good and I have refitted Headset, Head Badge, Bottom Bracket, Saddle and Wheels. A lot more work to do but it is exciting seeing it go back...
09-17-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,383
Posted By Mr. 66

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut...

A Bertin get a reprieve, so crusty the lock nut on the skewer turned to dust trying to remove. The skewer was rusted frozen inside of the axel. Fortunately the bearings cup and cones are good. I'll...
09-16-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By Duke of Prunes

84 Fuji Touring Series V

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I acquired this premium Fuji a couple years ago from the...
09-16-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By Germany_chris

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09-11-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By brandenjs

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and...

I just moved mine to a new owner. Great bikes and the Burgundy was pretty cool. Made for a great gravel bike in my area. I need to quit looking at posts like this because I always end up missing...
09-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By trailmix

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega...

Just picked up another. This one is an 84 Univega purchased from the original owner's widow. I like the half-step gearing chart....
09-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 1,959,133
Posted By natloz

Bianchi Nyala

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09-07-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By merziac

As promised, more, maybe too much, MKS This...

As promised, more, maybe too much, MKS

This thread was the motivation to get mine out of the abyss, clean, rebuild and show them.
...
09-07-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,458,882
Posted By av1

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994 ...

Specialized rockhopper comp 1994

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09-06-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By clubman

A knee replacement and a botched revision...

A knee replacement and a botched revision rendered my leg unable to make rotations on the ball of my right foot, irrespective of saddle height or crank length. I use platforms pedals with my foot...
09-06-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By SpeedofLite

50 Years Ago: September 1970 in Bicycling! magazine

Included articles are:

"A Day at the Races"

"Cycling As I Live It (Part 5)", a continuation of the author's cycling trip across Canada.
Parts 1-3 were first posted here: 50 Years Ago: July...
09-05-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By robertj298

Univega Super Strada almost done

It's bee refurbished except for the front derailleur cable. The dura ace ax components were different than other bikes I've done and for the life of me
I can't figure out how the front derailleur...
09-02-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,458,882
Posted By kyleboyd

My Rockhopper conversion. Also did the 1x...

My Rockhopper conversion. Also did the 1x conversion as well, its my first time running the single up front. Been meaning to post here for awhile (long time lurker). She rides pretty sweet.
...
09-02-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,322
Posted By randyjawa

Well, it is Wednesday, September 2, 2020 and the...

Well, it is Wednesday, September 2, 2020 and the dump has seen little velo activity lately. This is not the least bit unusual. Once the Spring clean up is over, bike flow to the dump drops...
09-01-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By clubman

I no longer have these but they're take offs that...

I no longer have these but they're take offs that came with a 2nd gen black DA group so they likely pre-date these Customs. The 'dirt' is seepage of the original grease.
Can't tell if that's an M or...
08-31-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 887
Posted By pcb

Mikashima Unique Custom Pedal Love

I fell in love with these pedals the first time I opened the box, back in 1980. They've stayed in the box ever since, though they've been through a whole bunch of household moves. The first Suntour...
08-31-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 1,959,133
Posted By fishboat

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08-30-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 1,959,133
Posted By Deepcherry

Peugeot Origin

Not the most special bike, but the beautifully built frame ‘Made in France’ and the part-by-part addition of some LX parts makes it a joy to ride.
...
08-29-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7,535
Views: 1,959,133
Posted By gwhunter

My 92 Zaskar

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08-29-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By browngw

The venerable 1965 Dilecta LeBlanc has had some...

The venerable 1965 Dilecta LeBlanc has had some notable updates since it's last showing. Over the winter it got some lower gearing via a Regina freewheel with a 13T to 31T. The B17 aged was moved off...
08-26-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,114
Posted By Darth Lefty

Fifteen years ago I had a dog who would pull...

Fifteen years ago I had a dog who would pull Kleenex out of the box one at a time. Loved it. Kind of a ritual, I guess. She would also tear open a new toy, rip out its fluff, and forever after ignore...
08-26-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,114
Posted By Darth Lefty

To think I’ve been holding off building my bamboo...

To think I’ve been holding off building my bamboo frame kit for fear of pandas
08-25-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6,930
Views: 2,458,882
Posted By rhender

Wow this thing is so cool! Guess I'm on the...

Wow this thing is so cool! Guess I'm on the lookout for Schwinn Mirada mixte now...
08-25-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By W.L.SOON

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-1905-STURMEY-AR...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-1905-STURMEY-ARCHER-X-TYPE-HANDLEBAR-CHANGER-WITH-LOCKING-MECHANISM/333699653295?hash=item4db20c9eaf:g:wYoAAOSw4CFfRO0I

Very old-school Sturmey Archer 3-speed...
08-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 787,099
Posted By polymorphself

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08-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,002
Posted By Korina

I took my bike on the highway Tuesday, where...

I took my bike on the highway Tuesday, where CalTrans is tearing up the shoulder for (car) safety reasons. I have to say, the DTHs handled it all with aplomb. The scraped, textured section was mildly...
08-18-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 443,429
Posted By staticinvasion

Craigslist find

I found this mid-80's Univega Gran Sprint on Craigslist for $150. It has changed my life and especially during this pandemic! Since buying the bike I've made some minor changes. It was all original...
08-17-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23,283
Views: 2,686,653
Posted By ascherer

"One man gathers what another man spills" It was...

"One man gathers what another man spills" It was time to pass the baton. Last winter I built a version of a Sports on a Raleigh international frame - 8-speed Sturmey hub, Velo Orange Tourist...
08-15-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,770
Posted By BFisher

Post fender install follow-up shots: ...

Post fender install follow-up shots:
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08-14-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By thumpism

Get the serial number off the frame and check...

Get the serial number off the frame and check with the police to see if it's been reported stolen. You do not want to be apprehended in possession of stolen property.
08-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 533
Posted By cudak888

If you've got the parts, the time, and don't mind...

If you've got the parts, the time, and don't mind doing it for fun, go ahead.

Once it's done:

Like it? Keep it.
Interested in some dough? Sell it. Don't expect to get rich.
Don't really...
08-14-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 29,770
Posted By BFisher

'73 Super Course three speed style: ...

'73 Super Course three speed style:
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08-12-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 443,429
Posted By engineerbob

Five years ago, I bought a mint condition 1983...

Five years ago, I bought a mint condition 1983 Gran Turismo. It even had its original tires, which I immediately replaced.

I put on a Brooks B17 and swapped the stock crank for a Sugino that...
07-31-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,672
Views: 325,608
Posted By SurferRosa

More donor Trek goodness ... polished and...

More donor Trek goodness ... polished and overhauled.

https://i.imgur.com/5sFcWFQ.jpg

Locknuts say 1972. And the races looked brand new. These were on a commuter! :thumb:
07-21-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,545
Posted By Andy_K

That's interesting. I do like to brake from the...

That's interesting. I do like to brake from the hoods, even when I'm using brake systems that weren't designed for it. I've got short fingers and sometimes have a hard time reaching the lever from...
07-21-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,545
Posted By bwilli88

First, are the cables and housing modern, using...

First, are the cables and housing modern, using nice braided SS cables in new slick housing makes a huge difference and Second, are the brake pads original, change them for some Kool-Stop Salmon. ...
07-05-20, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By Velo Mule

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I...

Graphics arrived and are on the frame. Now I can't hide the low endedness any more. The good thing about such a bike is that I have artistic licence. If this were a Raleigh, I could probably find the...
07-02-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,383
Posted By sheddle

The "slipped off the hook" of the day.......

The "slipped off the hook" of the day.... Performance is not the sexiest brand but this was a Tange Prestige frame with full 600. Up for $30, lasted about half an hour. Godspeed you sleeper hit.
...
07-01-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,037,383
Posted By J.Higgins

The components ought to polish up real nice. Here...

The components ought to polish up real nice. Here are the last two pics.

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