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01-15-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By OldsCOOL

1971 Raleigh Super Course Project

About 3 weeks ago I nabbed a 1971 Super Course with various original parts and extra’s on a trade for a set of BMX pedals. Rolled it in for a few pics today in it’s vintage glory and thought it...
01-04-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By OldsCOOL

Seems like my fleet of vintage racers have...

Seems like my fleet of vintage racers have different freewheel gearing one from another most still have the road double with the two campy group bikes doing the NR 52/42 stuff. These are not open...
01-02-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 765,422
Posted By OldsCOOL

Quite different. Mine is an ‘83.

Quite different. Mine is an ‘83.
01-02-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,327
Views: 765,422
Posted By OldsCOOL

Last summer’s junk save, the Peugeot UO-14: ...

Last summer’s junk save, the Peugeot UO-14:


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01-02-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,749
Posted By OldsCOOL

My ugly bike is another example of an abused MTB....

My ugly bike is another example of an abused MTB. This is my winter rider for conditioning here in Michigan north of the 45th. 1989 Trek 830, “C’antelope”.

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01-01-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By OldsCOOL

Desire finds a way. Good job, keep riding!

Desire finds a way. Good job, keep riding!
12-31-20, 06:20 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,001
Posted By OldsCOOL

Which shouldn’t be confused with an image of a...

Which shouldn’t be confused with an image of a stolen rock.
12-30-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By OldsCOOL

Maybe try something inexpensive to minimize risk?...

Maybe try something inexpensive to minimize risk? Get back with us if you decide to give it a go. Love those hoods.
12-29-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,647
Posted By OldsCOOL

Ok, what pesters me most...not having properly...

Ok, what pesters me most...not having properly adjusted sidepull caliper arms. That one arm that sticks out further than the other will compel me to put the bike on the stand and release the tension...
12-29-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,056
Posted By OldsCOOL

Man, I’ll say. Some years back I posted a...

Man, I’ll say.

Some years back I posted a speed thread very similar to this...and got the same and similar mixed results. :lol:
12-29-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,056
Posted By OldsCOOL

No, but it helps.

No, but it helps.
12-29-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 17,647
Posted By OldsCOOL

Now THIS is bicycle orthodoxy.

Now THIS is bicycle orthodoxy.
12-28-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 7,560
Posted By OldsCOOL

BF Orthodoxy: -my chain lube is better than...

BF Orthodoxy:
-my chain lube is better than yours.
-Schwinn Varsity’s are effective boat anchors
12-28-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,706
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is the 7000 rigid up at Copper Harbor on...

Here is the 7000 rigid up at Copper Harbor on “The Edge” a black diamond favorite.

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12-28-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,706
Posted By OldsCOOL

An oft overlooked “lighter” MTB is the 97ish Trek...

An oft overlooked “lighter” MTB is the 97ish Trek 7000 with aluminum frame. I built and ride one all summer on the single tracks. I love it. Weight....For winter conditioning I ride an ‘89 Trek...
12-25-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By OldsCOOL

Very nice example and great find. Have fun with...

Very nice example and great find. Have fun with that gorgeous classic!
12-24-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,542
Views: 319,443
Posted By OldsCOOL

Ok, thanks for the searching for my need, I...

Ok, thanks for the searching for my need, I really appreciate this but have found a home for the pedals and the bmx guy says no probs with the missing cap. We are doing a trade the both of us are...
12-23-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By OldsCOOL

Winner on mine. Has 15, 16, 17, 19, 21 gearing....

Winner on mine. Has 15, 16, 17, 19, 21 gearing. Amazing durability.
12-23-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By OldsCOOL

My ‘77 Super was obtained from the original...

My ‘77 Super was obtained from the original owner/builder that was from a bare frame order. He put Campy NR, Cinelli parts on it. He raced with Greg LeMond back in the day and set state records in...
12-21-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,393
Posted By OldsCOOL

On short rides (20-30mi) I’m dialed in, watching...

On short rides (20-30mi) I’m dialed in, watching the road, watching ride computer, buzzed with the thought of moving up the Strava leader list. Pacing, cadence, gearing, pedal pressure. The thrill of...
12-19-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,104
Posted By OldsCOOL

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A gift from a friend last year that set me on a...
12-05-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,295
Posted By OldsCOOL

Cool stuff! I have a vintage photo off the...

Cool stuff! I have a vintage photo off the internet of the oldschool guys riding abreast no hands at a segment and leaning over to light each other’s cigarette.
12-05-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 38,433
Posted By OldsCOOL

1898 Glenwood. A true dedicated path racer. ...

1898 Glenwood. A true dedicated path racer.


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11-30-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,392
Posted By OldsCOOL

At entry level Trek has most others whupped....

At entry level Trek has most others whupped. Trek’s entry level was rather high by engineering, workmanship and componentry. That’s why I own several. Nice find at a great price!
11-27-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,535
Posted By OldsCOOL

The best part of being a covid survivor is not...

The best part of being a covid survivor is not having to wear a mask. I’m immune and carry a certicate from the health dept. Dang, just show my state papers for clearance. :D

I walked into an...
11-22-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,535
Posted By OldsCOOL

Had the Rona for just shy of 2 weeks and now in...

Had the Rona for just shy of 2 weeks and now in the clear. Looking forward to riding again this week. We had very mild cases.
11-21-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,902
Posted By OldsCOOL

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10-31-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By OldsCOOL

Such a cool era in history. Compared to modern...

Such a cool era in history. Compared to modern bikes, these are a challenge to ride. Thanks for posting!
10-30-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By OldsCOOL

(This is for the general membership, not so much...

(This is for the general membership, not so much you as I know this is common knowledge to you :D)
I have owned several ‘80s Treks of all sorts and find that guessing the year it was rolled out to...
10-29-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By OldsCOOL

The shop scales rang it up at 24#11oz. No wonder...

The shop scales rang it up at 24#11oz. No wonder it rolled out so nicely.
10-29-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By OldsCOOL

‘84 Trek 720

This beautiful touring bike came in for a long needed restoration. It has a family history of touring much of the eastern USA, this being the wife/mommy bike. This couple (our friends) had towed...
10-24-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,026
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here we go...another snowrider’s season is upon...

Here we go...another snowrider’s season is upon us. Wow, that was quick. Winter bike (‘89 Trek 830 Antelope) is ready to go with new crankset and BB, headlight charged, clothes set aside and now nust...
10-23-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,647
Posted By OldsCOOL

1898 Glenwood path racer/scorcher I call Barnie...

1898 Glenwood path racer/scorcher I call Barnie because that is where it was found sitting for 100 years.

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10-22-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,647
Posted By OldsCOOL

French Fry ’83 Peugeot ...

French Fry

’83 Peugeot


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10-18-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 604
Posted By OldsCOOL

Looks like a fun project!

Looks like a fun project!
10-16-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,545
Posted By OldsCOOL

Too much hair?

Too much hair?
10-16-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By OldsCOOL

Glad you didn’t have a worse scenario with that...

Glad you didn’t have a worse scenario with that tree. Have fun cleaning up the free bikes. It’s fun and relaxing. If that men’s bike isn’t too big, thrash it on the trails. I have 2 80’s mtb’s that...
09-18-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By OldsCOOL

I agree with having that lack of security with no...

I agree with having that lack of security with no foot retention. I use clips/straps loose enough to move a foot out or re-insert. Without any foot retention I found the occurence of shark bites on...
09-17-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By OldsCOOL

Welp, that’s what we like about trail riding and...

Welp, that’s what we like about trail riding and singletracks. Glad you weren’t hurt worse though banged up ribs are painful.
09-14-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By OldsCOOL

You nearly kissed that rock. Good thing you...

You nearly kissed that rock. Good thing you weren’t zipping along. :D
09-01-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,792
Posted By OldsCOOL

I may be in a small sub-category of cyclists but...

I may be in a small sub-category of cyclists but can give plenty of perspective on bike weight affecting the ride. I snow ride (streets and paths in town) at night, during our snowy and cold northern...
08-23-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,111
Posted By OldsCOOL

Thanx! If you are in the Upper, this is a trail...

Thanx! If you are in the Upper, this is a trail destination with Sugar Loaf in Marquette running a close second. Copper Harbor is among the top 5 in the world (so they say). Green trails, Blue...
08-22-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By OldsCOOL

I’m sorry to hear of your hip pain. Ugh. I too...

I’m sorry to hear of your hip pain. Ugh. I too dread the day I can’t ride or have to ride an e-bike thingie.
08-21-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,714
Posted By OldsCOOL

We have something in common with bike tastes. I...

We have something in common with bike tastes. I have collected C&V racing bikes for years and recently came upon an ‘83 UO-14. It was advertised on Facebook Marketplace for 75$ and my wife saw it. I...
08-15-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,686
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is my thread from ‘05. Didn’t have the...

Here is my thread from ‘05. Didn’t have the software to load digital pics back then but the info is there.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/111192-thrift-shop-bike-10-00-a.html
08-11-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,079
Posted By OldsCOOL

I have that very frame and nothing feels better...

I have that very frame and nothing feels better riding on smooth fresh black asphalt....and nothing feels worse when you aren’t.
08-06-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,725
Posted By OldsCOOL

Here is the UO-14 on a shakedown cruise last...

Here is the UO-14 on a shakedown cruise last night. There was some mention of overall weight. It weighs 23.15 (digital) with the terrible Bontrager B Sport 25’s. With a decent set of Michelins it...
07-21-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 9,641
Posted By OldsCOOL

It’s because Colnago’s are so cool. ...

It’s because Colnago’s are so cool.
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07-15-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By OldsCOOL

My recently acquired ‘83 UO-14 was equipped with...

My recently acquired ‘83 UO-14 was equipped with Mafac Racer centerpulls and levers. Interesting thread. I too had wondered how long they continued with ‘70’s brakesets into the ‘80’s.
07-05-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,318
Posted By OldsCOOL

Oh man, who would think of throwing that away??...

Oh man, who would think of throwing that away?? Gem find. I know little about the bike but can tell you it is an oldie. Lever/rod brakes?? Dude.
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