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04-15-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By Dylansbob

We have a winner. It's pretty scruffy,...

We have a winner.

It's pretty scruffy, despite the ad saying otherwise. Lots of scratches. The dt shifters have slid AND been overtightened, causing some crimping. But hey, at least the...
04-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,062
Posted By bwilli88

We have dog threads, sewing machine thread, how about a watch thread.

Here is my 1932 Hamilton pocket watch. Made a cool stand for it today. My wife gave it to me as a wedding present....
03-31-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 782
Posted By iab

I bought it for the dropouts

So in hindsight, this was not a great decision. The buying and shipping and receiving has been a great big pain in the ass. The overall quality of the build is definitely questionable. I paid way...
03-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By Insidious C.

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I...

Using a wash rag, warm water and dish soap I scrubbed the saddle down thoroughly. A bit of green remains- not enough to concern me. I will scrub once more before moving on to the rejuvenation phase....
03-23-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By oneclick

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycle...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/849259-bmx-mongoose-steel-road-bike-collectible.html
03-22-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By bikingshearer

There is a whole book dedicated to this and...

There is a whole book dedicated to this and related questions called The Dancing Chain by Frank Berto. It discusses these issues (and others you never knew were issues) and has a ton of great photos...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By CyclesMakaron

Just take it easy... This is a Professional...

Just take it easy...
This is a Professional built in early 1982 in factory paint (yes, matte black was one of 8 initial colors in EMC) ineptly corrected by the owner :)
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By francophile

Oh, one last observation: If it's been in...

Oh, one last observation: If it's been in storage for 25-30 years, there's no way that rear bag and those hoods are in such pristine condition unless this bike got a 1-2 hour deep clean already :D
...
Replies: 28
Views: 1,383
Posted By francophile

I'm guessing it's early 80s, maybe late 70s based...

I'm guessing it's early 80s, maybe late 70s based on the braze-ons but I don't know EM much. No way that paint is original. Wouldn't have overspray on the lockring.

Here's one with the same fork...
03-03-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,619
Posted By MarkinOz

Progress Update....

In December 2020 I managed to get my confirmed GEFSCO Reynolds 531Pro frame down to its original builder, Geoff Scott. In his mid 70’s now, Geoff still respray’s his old frames himself and put new...
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By juvela

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02-20-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,213
Posted By jamesdak

Bike's I've had - Picture Heavy

Sitting here on another winter morning surrounded by bikes in various states of repair. Have been working on downsizing and reconfiguring the stable so thought I'd start a thread on the bikes that...
02-17-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By romperrr

I just bought Serotta track bike, thanks...

I just bought Serotta track bike, thanks @machinist42 (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/machinist42-452523.html), for posting it!
02-15-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By bibliobob

The lugs are very similar, but a even a little...

The lugs are very similar, but a even a little more intricate on this example, and the paint job must have been quite impressive originally. But, there have been some significant developments! A...
01-31-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By Clang

Univega Specialissima - $150 (Woodstock, VA) ...

Univega Specialissima - $150 (Woodstock, VA)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/246868040153787/?ref=category_feed&referral_code=undefined
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01-27-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By geeteeiii

1936 Dürkopp

A few years ago i found this thing stuffed between a wall in my shed. Frame was sawn in half most likely due to the bottom bracket and right crank damage. Taper between the crank and bb axle had some...
01-21-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By Clang

1983 Schwinn Voyaguer SP - $225 (los gatos, CA) ...

1983 Schwinn Voyaguer SP - $225 (los gatos, CA)
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/d/los-gatos-1983-schwinn-voyaguer-sp/7265748234.html
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01-16-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,360
Posted By MauriceMoss

I'm gonna go out on a limb and call this one a...

I'm gonna go out on a limb and call this one a Chris Pauley built frame (likely originally labeled Tierra).

Senrab62, did this frame come from the west coast, possibly southern California? Chris...
12-23-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,225
Posted By merziac

Its just like showing an overpriced bike with a...

Its just like showing an overpriced bike with a "Brooks that is not included in the sale" . :troll:
12-21-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,278
Posted By mkeller234

Unicorn on its way

I’m not sure if unicorn is an appropriate description for an 80’s Asian built Lotus, but it is incredibly hard to find information about the Sprint. I’m really curious to know how many of these are...
12-19-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By Clang

XTR RD, Kooka brake levers, likely XT thumbies....

XTR RD, Kooka brake levers, likely XT thumbies. $50 well spent!
...
12-14-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,630
Posted By jethin

That’s a nice looking riding mower. If you ever...

That’s a nice looking riding mower. If you ever need to take it in for repairs I highly recommend that you select a reputable shop. You should also call in any gambling debts to make sure you have...
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By SurferRosa

For max cash, it needs an appropriate rear...

For max cash, it needs an appropriate rear derailleur, brake hoods, saddle, and pedal dust caps. Refrain from the big-big gear combo when riding and especially for photos.
11-12-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 736
Posted By jdawginsc

Bought too much... ...sold nothing... I...

Bought too much...
...sold nothing...

I win!!!!!
11-05-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 565
Posted By fliplap

Clearly someone shot this on their phone. ...

Clearly someone shot this on their phone.

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Replies: 34
Views: 2,209
Posted By nesteel

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell....

Nice find, but it's going to be a tough sell. $2100 U.S. buys ALOT of bike here in the states, ready to ride and needing nothing.
Sadly, I believe you've been the victim of over valuing.
10-22-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,788
Posted By Tomm Willians

She leaves me stunned....

My gf has a ‘97 Colnago Dream Mapei that is her pride and joy. Last night she found the same bike in my size and insisted on buying it as “we need matching Colnagos”
Tonight we are sitting in a...
Replies: 34
Views: 2,209
Posted By DString

Photos to enjoy Benotto, Alfa Romeo & Ford - great design.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x600/7_img20201009103814_resize_63_98f7ea5c59e8feaf267205c91aa9382c531ffc54.jpg...
10-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By WGB

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I like the idea of...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

I like the idea of the "really cool chrome swing arm"
Replies: 21
Views: 1,429
Posted By Tomm Willians

Thank you to all who chimed in with opinions...

Thank you to all who chimed in with opinions concerning this bike. I traveled two hours away to where it was located and bought it for a price I can happily live with. I have a Soma Pescadero for...
09-02-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By Clang

Raleigh Elkhorn - $80 (Highlands Ranch, CO) ...

Raleigh Elkhorn - $80 (Highlands Ranch, CO)
https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/littleton-raleigh-mountain-tour-bike/7188005783.html
...
09-01-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 940
Posted By Drillium Dude

Arizona Riding

Any local C&V peeps up for some riding in the next 4 weeks? I'm in town visiting family, just had my 2002 Davidson "zero bike" tuned up locally and am ready to hit the roads/paths.

I am in Peoria,...
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By zukahn1

I could see the $900 price if the bike was nicely...

I could see the $900 price if the bike was nicely set up with full matching XTR components with 8/9 speed triggers nicer stem bars, pedals and tires and was presented well with some good pics by ...
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By zukahn1

I would say $500 with most of that being for the...

I would say $500 with most of that being for the frame and nicer components and I wouldn't buy it as starter MTB. There are a lot of components on the bike that just seem kinda cheap and wrong for...
Forum: BMX
08-14-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,661
Posted By GMS

The Skyway team also came to our shop in 1987. I...

The Skyway team also came to our shop in 1987. I took these pics of some good air.

...
08-14-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By jet sanchEz

Nice looking Fuso FRX with 8-speed Dura Ace in...

Nice looking Fuso FRX with 8-speed Dura Ace in Denver for $550. The photos are not great but it looks like a 56cm frame.
...
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By CliffordK

Advertise them each for $1000 as "Vintage...

Advertise them each for $1000 as "Vintage Classics".

Re-Up the add every week for the next 5 years.
08-12-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,033
Posted By La Brea Bike

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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'31 BSA Sloper Project
08-12-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,790
Posted By steelbikeguy

Interesting question... I learned back in the...

Interesting question...
I learned back in the mid 70's as a teen age kid. I was wearing Adidas tennis shoes and learned to flip the pedal up and get into the toe clips. After a few years of this,...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,097
Posted By davidgilmore

Dan was one of the "young kids" when i was...

Dan was one of the "young kids" when i was facutly at SIU, so I knew him as part of the cycling community. And no, i never raced with him, as he was heads above my abilities, as well as most everyone...
08-10-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By etherhuffer

"You See Them Everywhere. Columbia Bicycles" ...

"You See Them Everywhere. Columbia Bicycles" Another one from same area. Promo pin:...
08-09-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 61,176
Views: 9,162,808
Posted By merziac

Mine, done! Huge shoutout here for outing...

Mine, done!

Huge shoutout here for outing this, been looking for one of these and a bargain is great..

Quick wipe down and driveway detail, lower the stem, raise the seat, very minor rear wheel...
08-09-20, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 854
Posted By etherhuffer

1895 Bike Race, Maquoketa Iowa

This is a family item from my great grandfather, who was a physician in Maquoketa Iowa. Its a prize for "One Mile Open" it says on the front. The reverse side says "First Prize. Boys under 16 years...
Forum: BMX
08-09-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,661
Posted By GMS

Vintage BMX

This poster has been in my Mom's office since 1987. The Diamond Back team came and put on a show in our parking lot. Does anyone recognize the riders and autographs? Over the years bike salesmen and...
08-07-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,810
Posted By dddd

Just following up here, congrat's on the Jon...

Just following up here, congrat's on the Jon Williams Mattolini rescue! Jon was such a master of the drillium proccess.

Jgerpheide is the new steward of my much-prized, Bayliss-painted Richard...
08-07-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By bikemig

I subscribed to this thread. I'm looking forward...

I subscribed to this thread. I'm looking forward to seeing what else you will post here.

I picked up a nearly complete Roger Saavedra bike a few years back that I still need to rebuild. The frame...
Replies: 8
Views: 824
Posted By nesteel

My gut says $275-300 would be the top of the...

My gut says $275-300 would be the top of the market.
08-07-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,132
Posted By Petit Breton

Argentinian Framesbuilders

Hello everyone, I wanted to show some of the Argentine painting artisans and, incidentally, show some restorations. hope you like....
08-05-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,148
Posted By tyler_fred

Nothing to see here, just another Schwinn..

Ciao Amico Fidatos,

I was given a 1987 Schwinn Prelude frameset earlier this year by mstateglfr, and I knew immediately that this was one that I wouldn’t be afraid to make minor modifications...
08-03-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,356
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Big Sig - 67cm 1988 Davidson Signature

So it appears RiddleOfSteel has left the (Stock Frame Size) building. Faced with the aftermath of a bike fit that, in short, gave his poor aesthetic ethos but two (two!) choices going forward: 1)...
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