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01-23-23, 07:08 AM
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Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Now that I spy the pictures on my laptop (I was...

Now that I spy the pictures on my laptop (I was using my phone last night), I'll correct and say "Turquoise Brooks Colt!" Even snazzier! And with the matching leather bar tape. :thumb:
01-22-23, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By dddd

I guess it's a long shot, but if you do ever find...

I guess it's a long shot, but if you do ever find one, a 7s SunRace 13-25t freewheel used with Shimano 9s chain will shift very responsively if the cable path is entirely plastic-lined and the...
01-22-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By steelbikeguy

Love the Superbe pedals! Some of the nicest,...

Love the Superbe pedals! Some of the nicest, most precise made!

Steve in Peoria
01-22-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

Do I spy a blue Brooks Colt? :thumb: It's snazzy....

Do I spy a blue Brooks Colt? :thumb: It's snazzy. I have a purple Colt.
01-18-23, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Fairlane63

F'ing beautiful! Not much more to say..

F'ing beautiful! Not much more to say..
01-09-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By chain_whipped

The old days. Cage free 50 balls in the headset...

The old days. Cage free 50 balls in the headset and 22 for the bottom bracket.
01-04-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By John D

Count me in. What should I bring? ...

Count me in. What should I bring?
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No, too big, Jack Taylor tandem...
01-03-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Barrettscv

It was good to speak with you yesterday John....

It was good to speak with you yesterday John. Please add me to the list if possible.

Thanks

Michael "Barrettscv"
01-03-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By steelbikeguy

just for additional context... a pic of Steve W...

just for additional context... a pic of Steve W with the Ochsner, from iab's spring ride in 2018...

https://live.staticflickr.com/922/26762014877_92daf43ae0_c_d.jpg

Steve in Peoria
01-03-23, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By mstateglfr

All '73s? Thats both subtle and awesome.

All '73s? Thats both subtle and awesome.
01-03-23, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By Sprocket Turner

My current plans are to go. I'm working through...

My current plans are to go. I'm working through my schedule now. My hopes are to bring seven (7) 1973 bikes and to ride a different one each day. I have to see what I have ready to go. I might...
01-03-23, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By steelbikeguy

I thought the whole point of RAGBRAI was to see...

I thought the whole point of RAGBRAI was to see how many pancakes or slices of pie you can eat? Have I been doing it all wrong? ;)

Cruising along and just checking out bikes and chatting with...
01-03-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By mstateglfr

If you can successfully corral a bunch of...

If you can successfully corral a bunch of cyclists from different teams and groups to all be in one place at one time on Ragbrai, you will be a legend in the organizational circles. Your name will be...
01-03-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By albrt

My wife is not up for RAGBRAI two years in a row,...

My wife is not up for RAGBRAI two years in a row, but I will let you know if that changes.
01-02-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By JulesCW

I went last year and am planning on going again...

I went last year and am planning on going again this year. John is a great host and has a great bike collection (rumor has it he's added a few more neat ones in the past year) in a neat space, and...
01-02-23, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By Barrettscv

I have a verbal agreement with a local buyer. ...

I have a verbal agreement with a local buyer.

Barrettscv
01-02-23, 06:37 AM
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Posted By jdawginsc

Not that it would be something I'd pursue, but...

Not that it would be something I'd pursue, but I'd have to sell one of my children or dog to pursue it. Which some days, seems a good idea.
12-15-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By juvela

----- there were two U.S. makers of adaptor...

-----

there were two U.S. makers of adaptor kits to fit extension levers to MAFAC

both located in California -

ACS (American Cycle Systems)

Bicycle Research Products
12-15-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By polymorphself

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:

I'd love a black Circuit in 58 :cry:
12-15-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By rustystrings61

I'm not the esteemed juvela, BUT Peugeot was the...

I'm not the esteemed juvela, BUT Peugeot was the 800-lb gorilla of the Frency cycle industry, and they burned through parts pretty quickly during the great bike boom. PX-10s were flying out the door...
12-15-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By ehcoplex

Well, it's definitely not unheard of for a PX-10...

Well, it's definitely not unheard of for a PX-10 to have been fitted with 'safety' levers by the shop that originally sold the bike... At least the '72 I have had had them added to the Mafacs. It's...
12-15-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By bikamper

At this early date, I am in. PM on it's way.

At this early date, I am in. PM on it's way.
12-15-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By justcynn

very nice collection. Over the weekend, I...

very nice collection. Over the weekend, I acquired a '72 Paramount very similar to yours from another member and I also have several other mostly 80's models.

I was in Des Moines Saturday and...
12-15-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By JulesCW

This was a lot of fun. I'm in again, pm sent....

This was a lot of fun. I'm in again, pm sent. Thanks to John for hosting and organizing!
12-14-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By AdventureManCO

Very nice find and great neighbor! I have a '69,...

Very nice find and great neighbor! I have a '69, in worse shape than yours! Great riding machine. Get some new tubular tire and repack those bearings and enjoy that fabulous ride for yourself.
12-14-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By juvela

----- chainset Ets Verot-Perrin...

-----

chainset

Ets Verot-Perrin launched the model 93 in 1967

from the outset there were failures in the form of radial cracks at the pedal hole

in fairness, many of these were likely due...
12-14-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By jnbrown

Nice find. I had one of those around 1975. Sold...

Nice find. I had one of those around 1975. Sold it after awhile to move onto “better” things.
12-14-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By John E

Too bad some idiot put a kickstand on it at some...

Too bad some idiot put a kickstand on it at some point.
Very nice machine. Interesting that everything is original, including the 52-45/14-21 gearing and, of course, the tires. :)
At Bikecology we...
12-14-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By daka

And if you ever wondered how thick the rubber...

And if you ever wondered how thick the rubber layer was on a tubular, now you know :)
12-14-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By ascherer

I hadn't noticed that, my 72 has a different...

I hadn't noticed that, my 72 has a different crown as well. jjhabbs' looks like the ones on my 71.
12-14-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By obrentharris

Your assessment is right on - 1972 PX10. Looks...

Your assessment is right on - 1972 PX10. Looks like it has all the original equipment.
Brent
12-14-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 383
Posted By ascherer

Great find, and I think your guess is correct....

Great find, and I think your guess is correct. Have to say, it looks like there was either a kickstand on it or possibly it was on a bottom bracket stand for a looong time. Enjoy!
12-13-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By tkamd73

Great collection and video, as bikemike73 alluded...

Great collection and video, as bikemike73 alluded to, you need a Sports Tourer in that collection. A Tenax tubed Supersport would fit in too.
Tim
12-13-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 456
Posted By bikemike73

LOVE the video and your gorgeous collection !!!!!...

LOVE the video and your gorgeous collection !!!!!

I just sold a MINT 1973 Sports Tourer !! 25 inch frame

I have another , but in a 22. Too small for you :)

You should, if you already have...
12-06-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By ehcoplex

Ha! I kinda thought the same thing when I first...

Ha! I kinda thought the same thing when I first saw it- "Beautiful bike, but what's up with those modern components.....?" I bet it rides/performs beautifully, though!
12-06-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By embankmentlb

I must be a real genuine Luddite. The Campy used...

I must be a real genuine Luddite. The Campy used on this bike is modern to me. Only friction shifting Campy is vintage.
12-06-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By ehcoplex

The bike was on display at the Philly Bike Expo...

The bike was on display at the Philly Bike Expo several weeks back- quite stunning in person. The owner was taking (final) delivery of it there, and was eager and happy to chat about it, the build,...
12-06-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By northbend

Gorgeous bike!

Gorgeous bike!
12-06-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By The Golden Boy

Looks like a Rene Herse with a custom adjuster. ...

Looks like a Rene Herse with a custom adjuster.





Quoting yourself is cool.
12-06-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By Robvolz

Stunner of a bike. Love the mix of old and new. ...

Stunner of a bike. Love the mix of old and new.

Question, is this brake pad reputation truly earned?

Or is it like the Cinelli model 71 pedals, the "death-traps" where everyone knows this girl...
12-06-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By merziac

"old glue", probably so but Mr. Bock is one of...

"old glue", probably so but Mr. Bock is one of the very best in the business bar none, I can all but guarantee he addressed it one way or another if he had anything to do with it. ;)
12-06-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By Kabuki12

I watched the video when I saw this posted on CR...

I watched the video when I saw this posted on CR list , very nice bike and excellent workmanship in the old world sense. Those lugs are beautiful! Box lining and lug lining are perfect .
12-06-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By daka

Beautiful workmanship - a lovely bike!

Beautiful workmanship - a lovely bike!
11-13-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By Fahrenheit531

1979 Comp GS with original paint/decals: ...

1979 Comp GS with original paint/decals:

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No inner stripe. Also no gold...
11-08-22, 05:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By malcala622

Sorry for your loss

Sorry for your loss
11-08-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 600
Posted By VRJAKE

What's with all the Schwinn's? Love the black...

What's with all the Schwinn's? Love the black Comp, but really love the vintage Schwinn colors!
11-02-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By joesch

Great seeing all those vids for the west roadtrip...

Great seeing all those vids for the west roadtrip and stops at many of the famous Utah parks. The Jeffrey Bock restored Raleigh is really outstanding.
11-02-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By TiHabanero

Beautifully done restoration. The first bike shop...

Beautifully done restoration. The first bike shop I worked in was Alameda Bicycles in Alameda, CA. We were a Raleigh dealer and I purchased new in 1981, 8 months prior to me working there, a silver...
08-25-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By habes78023

I'd love to see a video of Doug's shop, ...

I'd love to see a video of Doug's shop,

Also, don't worry about how you sound or come off in your videos, just be your genuine excited self. Appreciate the effort to document and share these...
08-24-22, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 809
Posted By mstateglfr

He is who I took a framebuilding class from in...

He is who I took a framebuilding class from in 2018. Spent 15 or so Sunday afternoons in his shop and way too many of those hours with one of those files in my hand.
Super cool guy- he is crazy...
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