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08-24-22, 12:04 PM
08-22-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 746
Posted By jjhabbs

A Visit to Jeffrey Bock's Shop! Dropped off a frameset to be painted.

Hey guys,
I went to Ames Iowa to drop off my 1980 Raleigh Competition GS to get repainted. I had some time to get to know Jeffrey. What a knowledgeable guy. He's an incredible artist. The work he...
08-03-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By jjhabbs

This DeRosa just jumped into my backseat. What year is it??

Hey guys,
I always wanted a DeRosa but I don't know much about them. I found this one at Bike World in Des Moines IA. I looked online to find out the year and I'm failing. If you have any insight...
06-14-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By jjhabbs

Video showing the bike trail for Chicago bike ride

Hey guys,
I did a video showing the bike trail that im considering doing the Bike Forums ride on. I was so concerned about hosting a ride to have you guys show up and be disappointed. So I did a...
06-03-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By jjhabbs

New video. Parts swap on two Mercians.

Hey guys. I did some parts swapping on two Mercians. Let me know what you think.

JJ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbmmIY-AVzE&t=8s
05-04-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By jjhabbs

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05-04-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By jjhabbs

70s Frejus restoration and build.

Hey guys.
I did this video in two parts. This is the cleaning of the frame and wheels. Part 2 coming soon. Also below are some pics
Thanks
JJ>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1RiP5X_Iv8&t=8s
04-01-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By jjhabbs

Help! What do you know about this ATALA! PICS inside.

Hey guys,
I got this from a neighbor here by the Vintage Bike Garage. I was told it was an early 70s bike. However IDK if that is true at all. There are some unique features on this bicycle. The...
03-30-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey guys, I learned more about the bicycle. I...

Hey guys,
I learned more about the bicycle. I learned that Doug the original owner raced the bike for three years. He purchased it from Vitesse in Bloomington/Normal Illinois. He was on their...
03-29-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By jjhabbs

There was a 760 that year that was full Superbe....

There was a 760 that year that was full Superbe. You can google old Trek catalogs. The 770 replaced the 970 in 1984. check out this link

1984 Trek Bicycle Brochure Part I - Racing Bikes...
03-29-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By jjhabbs

WOW. retro-mod! Love it. JJ

WOW. retro-mod! Love it.

JJ
03-29-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By jjhabbs

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03-29-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,375
Posted By jjhabbs

Another bike followed me home. RARE 83 TREK 970

Hey guys. Found this only a few hundred feet way from the Garage! Ive wanted one forever! Check it out. Let me know what you think I should do with it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OreGg-IGXPQ
03-23-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By jjhabbs

Bike Garage update video

Hey guys,
Just posting this vid here because i know some of you guys are watching them. Thanks so much

JJ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugHO-QWFe6E&t=3s
03-23-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By jjhabbs

Great guys. I'll start putting something...

Great guys. I'll start putting something together. Most likely it will be a Sunday. It should be warm. I can't gaurantee NO rain. That is what worries me.. But we'd have fun anyway.

JJ
03-18-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi. Its in Naperville next to top golf. JJ

Hi. Its in Naperville next to top golf.

JJ
03-15-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 464
Posted By jjhabbs

Dates for early summer Chicago bike ride

Hey guys,
I'm starting to plan a ride here from the Bike Garage. Im thinking early June. What are your thoughts? I just dont want to risk cold weather. I once again would provide food, route and...
03-15-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By jjhabbs

LOL, Actually. After putting the bike on the...

LOL, Actually. After putting the bike on the ground I realized I do need to trim them up!

Thanks

JJ
03-06-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By jjhabbs

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03-06-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 465
Posted By jjhabbs

82 Mercian Vincitore build video and pics

Hey guys, A video that took 2 months to make. Too busy! Check it out. Thinking about swapping parts with my Strada speciale. Check out the video and let me know what you think.
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02-20-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey Hey, It doesnt matter what your riding....

Hey Hey,
It doesnt matter what your riding. Everyone is welcome. Im actually thinking of doing a three day tour with the Jack Taylor and doing a video or two on it. I cant wait to get that bike...
02-19-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By jjhabbs

Bikeforums.net party video

Hey guys,
I started a new thread. Hoping this would inspire some of you to come out in the spring for the next party and ride. Check it out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0SplZJm9h8
02-16-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,379
Posted By jjhabbs

oh yeah. were just getting started. Thank you! ...

oh yeah. were just getting started. Thank you!

John
02-06-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,379
Posted By jjhabbs

Please send me a private message with your real...

Please send me a private message with your real name.

Thanks

JJ
01-25-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By jjhabbs

New Video: How to overhaul a Bottom bracket on a vintage bicycle.

Hey guys, I usually post alot in the vintage section. But I thought this video was fitting for this forum as well!

Thanks.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BLgBiQiQkKM
01-25-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By jjhabbs

New Vid: How to overhaul your Bottom bracket on a Vintage bicycle.

Hey guys,
Another attempt at a "how to" video. Please check it out. Let me know what you think.

How to overhaul a Bottom bracket on a vintage bicycle.

Thanks! JJ...
01-24-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,379
Posted By jjhabbs

One more week till BikeForums party in Naperville next Saturday. Who else is coming!

Hey ya'll,
I am throwing an UNOFFICIAL Bike Forums party. This is not sponsored by the site. However if you are a member here and are into vintage road bikes you are invited.
read below...also a...
01-09-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,835
Posted By jjhabbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b0s1-2kF5c&t=190s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b0s1-2kF5c&t=190s
01-09-22, 08:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,391
Posted By jjhabbs

I had a few excellent bicycles follow me home...

I had a few excellent bicycles follow me home this year!

Here are the top 3!

JJ...
01-08-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: upgrades and changes to four vintage classics

Hey guys,
I did a little different video this time. I was working around the shop for a couple days. I worked on my 82 Superior, 92 Colnago, 86 Pinarello and my 83 Pro Miyata.
Please let know if...
12-30-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,628
Posted By jjhabbs

It was a good year here for N+1s... more like...

It was a good year here for N+1s... more like N+6. Crazy year. I need to get this addiction under control!
...
12-27-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By jjhabbs

New Guerciotti for the collection.

Hey guys, got a new bike for the stable. This is a Mid-80s Gueciotti Aluminum bicycle made by Alan. Pretty cool bike. Not sure I want to ride it. I know that a lot of them failed. Im a pretty big...
12-08-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By jjhabbs

Beautiful bike, Should be an awesome build! This...

Beautiful bike, Should be an awesome build! This model is Iconic!

JJ
12-08-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,065
Posted By jjhabbs

Found this one. NOS Centurion Super Elite, Pics inside

Hey guys, this bike came from the "famed" Sportif bicycles in Chicago. I purchased from a flipper near me and built it up. Here is the video and pics.
The bike is a 1979 Super Elite. Perfect shape....
11-27-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By jjhabbs

You probably already know that the location of my...

You probably already know that the location of my place is directly on the Illinois prairie path. Right were Route 59 hits I88. so if you pick up the trail in Berkley or Hillside or even further...
11-26-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By jjhabbs

Here are some pics, Bernie, if you have more...

Here are some pics,
Bernie, if you have more please post them!
Thanks

JJ

...
11-26-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 723
Posted By jjhabbs

76SLT's 1980 Schwinn Voyageur. Check out Bernie's bike!

Hey guys,
Big thanks to Bernie for bringing his bike over. We did a video on it and he also brought over a sign to hang on the wall. Check out the video.

JJ...
11-25-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, Yeah. I can imagine people are out traveling....

Hi, Yeah. I can imagine people are out traveling. etc. Yes. there is plenty of parking for oversized vehicles! LOL

JJ
11-25-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By jjhabbs

Nothing? LOL JJ.

Nothing? LOL

JJ.
11-24-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By jjhabbs

Your thoughts? Chicago bike show and Party?

Hey guys,

Some of you may know that the Winter Chicago Bike swap is being held at the Kane County fairgrounds in St. Charles IL. on February 13th 2022.
I know that is Super Bowl Sunday. I'll be...
11-21-21, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By jjhabbs

Cracked head lugs among other things. I'm going...

Cracked head lugs among other things. I'm going to lose some weight before I ride this. LOL. Build video coming soon.

Check out my channel ya'll .
Thanks

JJ
11-21-21, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,093
Posted By jjhabbs

Nice bike! I just picked one up myself. NOS NIB....

Nice bike! I just picked one up myself. NOS NIB. Cant wait to build it up. This is an 1980.

JJ
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11-21-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By jjhabbs

This frame makes me nervous. I'm building it up...

This frame makes me nervous. I'm building it up anyway. I'm not going to ride it till I lose the weight. If I don't I may end up being the one screwed and glued! LOL



JJ
11-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By jjhabbs

Video: How to change a headset on a vintage road bike/threaded steer tube.

Hey guys,
Some of you may have seen my videos. Started doing some "how to" videos. let me know what you think.

Thanks

John
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGe41zE9s8w
11-20-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By jjhabbs

Hey guys. New How to video: How to replace a headset on a vintage bike

Hey guys,
I know many are not fans of videos. But Im trying my hand at "how to" videos. Let me know what you think.

Thanks!

JJ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGe41zE9s8w
11-15-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By jjhabbs

Hi, I'll take it. PM sent. Thanks JJ

Hi,
I'll take it. PM sent.

Thanks

JJ
11-13-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,564
Posted By jjhabbs

Cinelli Super Corsa bike Pron. PICS inside.

Hey guys,
I picked this up a couple months ago and I finally got around to doing a video on it. This is a 2006 with a Chorus group from 1996. Plus some Monoplaner brakes. Great looking bike, Its...
11-01-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By jjhabbs

NOS Bianchi Specialissima build. 1977

Hey guys, I purchased this frameset over a year ago from someone on this forum. Plus it was on EBay. It's a 77 Bianchi specialissima. Love this thing. Great shape.. NOS Frameset, wheels, shifters,...
10-24-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 205,555
Posted By jjhabbs

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10-24-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 205,555
Posted By jjhabbs

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