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Posted By Gary12000

Bonafide decent married couple, his old commuter...

Bonafide decent married couple, his old commuter bike bought it locally and modified it for his use, who knows how many hands it had been through since 1974. Kept the seat because he used it on his...
05-09-21, 08:07 PM
05-09-21, 07:44 PM
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Posted By rccardr

First class seller, too. Buy with confidence.

First class seller, too. Buy with confidence.
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Posted By Bianchigirll

WOW. I agree with rccardr just take everything...

WOW. I agree with rccardr just take everything off and carefully clean and wax that frame. Nuovo Record would be the group for it but I’d really consider leaving that RD if it is Jubilee.
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Posted By rccardr

What you have there is one very valuable bicycle....

What you have there is one very valuable bicycle.
Clean carefully and preserve, but do NOT repaint.
Components should be removed, some of them refurbished and correct ones (e.g. all Campagnolo...
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Posted By Gary12000

Wizard discovery

so there I was not needing another project, and surfing FB market and a brand Iíve never heard of pops up.

it appears to be a bonafide Wizard with what I assume to be the serial number 26 on the...
05-07-21, 01:11 PM
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Posted By Nuovo Record

You could say: "Collecting vintage bikes is...

You could say: "Collecting vintage bikes is cheaper than collecting vintage cars, they require a lot less space, and if I sell them again, they will bring a huge profit (at least in percent) that...
05-06-21, 11:40 AM
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Posted By pcb

Lotta good points made so far, I'd say OP won't...

Lotta good points made so far, I'd say OP won't know until they try. Getting stuff you lusted for in your yout is a pretty common motivator for all collectors, I reckon.

My numbers have ebbed and...
05-06-21, 07:39 AM
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Posted By nlerner

We can stop anytime. Sure.

We can stop anytime. Sure.
05-05-21, 06:19 PM
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Posted By jamesdak

Don't do it......it's a long, dark, deep, and...

Don't do it......it's a long, dark, deep, and expensive rabbit hole. ;)

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05-01-21, 07:40 PM
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Posted By sloar

My buddy picked one up the other day, give me a...

My buddy picked one up the other day, give me a few days to get ahold of it.
05-01-21, 11:23 AM
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Posted By unworthy1

Ed Litton Cali Custom road bike on SF Bay CL,...

Ed Litton Cali Custom road bike on SF Bay CL, clean and pretty nice build-out, very reasonable price for this quality (and Ed builds to a very HIGH level of quality!) 56cm $1200
...
04-28-21, 12:11 PM
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Posted By morri869

Dura Ace mavic gl330 tubular wheelset

I have held on to this wheelset for a long time waiting for the right moment to put it on a bike. But I am (attempting to) clean out and coming to the conclusion that I don't really have a need for...
04-25-21, 01:15 PM
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Posted By malcala622

No post today but did pick this up. Definitely a...

No post today but did pick this up. Definitely a Classic but not vintage yet. I figured my first non steel bike will not only be carbon but also titanium.

2003 Lemond Tete de Course with Selle SMP...
04-13-21, 09:26 PM
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Posted By Doug Fattic

Yes of course I can do it but I haven't had a...

Yes of course I can do it but I haven't had a chance to do much painting lately. Covid has brought more interest in learning how to build frames and I'm having trouble finding enough time to teach...
04-12-21, 06:07 PM
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Posted By smontanaro

Also, Velobase (http://velobase.com) can host...

Also, Velobase (http://velobase.com) can host catalog/brochure scans.
04-12-21, 02:28 PM
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Posted By DCilliams

I got one my friend.

I got one my friend.
04-10-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By sheddle

This appears to be early 90s Record and not...

This appears to be early 90s Record and not C-Record, but the Deltas and an SLX frame are good for the money.

I think some Recherches were Moultons but without a SN, can't verify from the ad. ...
04-04-21, 09:44 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Anybody 'traut fishing? ...

Anybody 'traut fishing?
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/d/san-leandro-albert-eisentraut-model/7301914286.htmlAlbert Eisentraut Model A Gran Sport Bicycle 65cm - $1,100 (Castro Valley)image 1 of...
03-31-21, 08:04 PM
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Posted By due ruote

nice Peter Mooney in Chicago ...

nice Peter Mooney in Chicago

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/d/chicago-peter-mooney-custom-hand-built/7296994416.html
03-30-21, 11:02 AM
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Posted By cb400bill

Many of us have found Acorn bags to be very much...

Many of us have found Acorn bags to be very much worth the hassle.

...
03-30-21, 10:30 AM
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Posted By Charles Wahl

Thanks ascherer , without any buts. As a very...

Thanks ascherer , without any buts. As a very satisfied Acorn bag user, I say well worth the hassle. I'm a bit upset that they seem to have dropped "Ranger Tan" which IMO is a beautiful natural color...
03-30-21, 09:56 AM
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Posted By squirtdad

good find these are killer headsets IME

good find these are killer headsets IME
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Posted By francophile

There are some tall guys on BikeForums who'll pay...

There are some tall guys on BikeForums who'll pay top dollar for a bike in their size and this pristine condition, so don't sell yourself short.

You may want to (a) make enough replies to get you...
03-22-21, 07:05 AM
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Views: 601
Posted By sloar

Shimano Tricolor group

172.5 arms 53-39 rings will include Italian b/b if desired.
27.2 Shimano seatpost, all in great condition. SOLD




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03-21-21, 07:32 PM
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Posted By rccardr

If you want a quick handler, look for frames that...

If you want a quick handler, look for frames that have the rear wheel tucked in close to the seat tube, they generally have a steep-ish front end as well. Such as:
3 Rensho
Davidson Impulse...
03-20-21, 09:28 PM
03-19-21, 08:27 AM
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Posted By sheddle

Not a bad price for a custom tandem, I think ...

Not a bad price for a custom tandem, I think

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/d/seattle-davidson-tandem/7293415801.htmlDavidson Tandem - $1,000 (Shoreline)...
03-18-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By Kilroy1988

Howdy, I just wanted to update this to let...

Howdy,

I just wanted to update this to let folks know that between a couple of helpful members here I was able to secure all of the parts I could not easily find on eBay and the bike is...
03-15-21, 09:07 PM
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Posted By easyupbug

I picked the Imron metallic and truned it over to...

I picked the Imron metallic and truned it over to Andy.
03-13-21, 07:52 PM
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Posted By amerikaner

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits...

As promised...got the front rack installed! Fits perfectly after just a slight bit of tweaking. Thank you deux jambes!
...
03-10-21, 11:13 AM
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Views: 2,386
Posted By gkamieneski

This is what I used when I too was dealing with...

This is what I used when I too was dealing with your issue with some Gran Compes,...
03-09-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By malcala622

What clubman said. Poor guy put some good work...

What clubman said. Poor guy put some good work into the build.
03-06-21, 07:05 PM
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Posted By Mad Honk

I got these derailleur bling in the post today....

I got these derailleur bling in the post today. Again making Campy parts useable. Smiles, MH...
03-02-21, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Doug Fattic

I've been fond of pretty lugs ever since I got my...

I've been fond of pretty lugs ever since I got my Hetchins from Alf 50 years ago. It was their simplest lug design and had straight rear stays. I still have it. In fact designing and cutting out my...
03-01-21, 04:44 PM
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Views: 4,102
Posted By Vonruden

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03-01-21, 08:04 AM
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Posted By bikemig

NOS Campagnolo NR hubs with box

Best $40 I spent in a while. Now I need to go out and spend a lot of money on spokes and rims, :)...
03-01-21, 03:15 AM
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Views: 4,102
Posted By merziac

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02-28-21, 09:19 PM
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Posted By shoff535

Hereís my 1973 Mercian Vincetore. ...

Hereís my 1973 Mercian Vincetore.
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02-28-21, 07:04 PM
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Posted By ascherer

I had some fun a while back applying some...

I had some fun a while back applying some "artistic" filters to some old pictures, here they are:

Mercian, old build...
02-27-21, 09:50 AM
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Posted By seedsbelize

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every...

I'm thinking I must be a tubular savant. Every aspect I come in contact with is easier and more enjoyable than I expected.:-)
02-23-21, 09:51 PM
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Posted By justcynn

I am relatively new at this hobby but admittedly...

I am relatively new at this hobby but admittedly have overbought my pipeline, hunting the deals has been a good way to pass pandemic time and as a result, I have overrun my shop/garage with works in...
02-23-21, 04:00 PM
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Posted By garryg

Funny thing about the selling part. I did not...

Funny thing about the selling part. I did not think i would enjoy it but i do.. People come over to look at a bike,they get to listen to me talk bikes for an hour,they learn a bunch and if i the...
02-23-21, 02:33 PM
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Views: 4,638
Posted By browngw

This thread got me thinking about the labour...

This thread got me thinking about the labour money. Roughly speaking, I am making $1-2/hour after expenses. I have been retired for 15 years and have a decent pension. A purpose, and recreation that...
02-23-21, 08:30 AM
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Posted By hazetguy

ascherer, the pump looks awesome in the bike,...

ascherer, the pump looks awesome in the bike, sweet!
malcala, glad the bolt worked, nice touch.
i got this pile of Ross literature yesterday from Prowler. that old literature is always fun to read...
02-22-21, 09:14 PM
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Posted By AJI125

Buy this Merckx now

Spare me the pain of knowing this is a 1h drive away. Anyone...? I donít even want to type out any details. I even had to save the picture on my
phone...
...
02-22-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,638
Posted By Jicafold

Well, what else are you going to do during those...

Well, what else are you going to do during those 2 hours while you watch "The Bachelor" with your wife? That's free time. Just turn some wrenches in the living room while you spend time with her and...
02-22-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

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02-22-21, 09:08 AM
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Views: 4,638
Posted By Jicafold

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have...

I have flipped maybe 300 bikes by now and I have made decent money on every one. Sometimes it’s not about flipping the bike but rather the parts. Your parts may be worth more than the whole. You just...
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