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02-05-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By JoeBass

We'll, I'll tell you by way of a warning. Stay...

We'll, I'll tell you by way of a warning. Stay away from eBay France. :) Found it for a good price over there and thought I was getting a bargain, but after the shipping and the work to get it...
02-05-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By JoeBass

Finally got the 100-year-old racer back into ridable condition and out on the road!

Rides pretty well for a forty-pound bike! :)
Riding a 100-year-old Racing Bicycle: The Claude Delage French Racer. - YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBDDzHcKYGg&feature=youtu.be)
02-03-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 880,047
Posted By mattface

Me and my bike in all our glory ...

Me and my bike in all our glory

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02-01-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 976,192
Posted By ZudeJammer

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Just finished going over this burgundy specimen....
01-29-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By Tourist in MSN

The reason that I suggested the light is that...

The reason that I suggested the light is that since the hub is intended to make the lights work and you have a couple, I assumed that was the simplest way to do it. If the light glows, it works.
...
01-29-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,184
Posted By JohnDThompson

FWIW, it's not just French pedals that break:

FWIW, it's not just French pedals that break:
01-28-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,184
Posted By steelbikeguy

that is a fascinating thread! a bit...

that is a fascinating thread!
a bit frightening.. but fascinating! :)
plus, it makes me feel a bit better about avoiding most French components. I do have faith in my Stronglight A9 and Delta...
01-27-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 69,027
Views: 11,152,381
Posted By attylah

70cm Toneh Chuleewah frame

Posted this in the tall bikes thread as well. 531 Reynolds frame with Campy headset. Looks to be a beautiful frame in excellent condition. Not mine. I have bought parts from the seller, very nice...
01-26-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 376,336
Posted By zorkist

Hi, I'm new here. I have 2 homemade 'Burley...

Hi, I'm new here.
I have 2 homemade 'Burley Travoy style' trailers I like to share.
Hope I can post pictures soon.
01-26-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 66,522
Posted By antmaster5000

Very interesting idea having the stoker shift....

Very interesting idea having the stoker shift. Does the captain need to communicate for certain shifting situations that you might not be able to see? You would have a lot less cable distance with...
01-24-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,618
Posted By JulesCW

Steep?

Yep. It was that steep. In northern Norway. I made it to the sign, then had to stop for a photo ... and to regain my breath! :)
...
01-24-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,618
Posted By Soody

I possibly pushed up some of this ...

I possibly pushed up some of this
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01-23-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,618
Posted By Sluggo

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Messr. Lapize
01-20-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By unterhausen

Have you used a multimeter to test the wiring?

Have you used a multimeter to test the wiring?
01-20-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By unterhausen

How did you test it? Are you sure it's not the...

How did you test it? Are you sure it's not the wiring in the fork? I'm sure SoN would fix it for you, but it's too bad you had the wheel repaired. If you send it to Peter J. White, he would put a rim...
01-19-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By steelbikeguy

okay... gotta ask... did you run into a boat?? ;)...

okay... gotta ask... did you run into a boat?? ;)

as far as damage... there's almost nothing inside these hubs except for bearings, magnets, wire, and a steel flux path. The only thing I can...
01-17-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,613
Views: 956,909
Posted By bbbob

rusty French ten speed

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01-16-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 783
Posted By znomit

Try wheelworks. ...

Try wheelworks.

https://www.wheelworks.co.nz/shop-2/adventure-wheels/dynamo-wheels/
01-16-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,463
Posted By jdawginsc

So when is the unveiling?

So when is the unveiling?
01-15-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 34,451
Posted By ehcoplex

Thought it was cool that the Stronglight BB...

Thought it was cool that the Stronglight BB spindle I got from France came with this stamp on the package-
...
01-15-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 69,027
Views: 11,152,381
Posted By Jazzyg72

Yeah I was thinking the same thing for its age. I...

Yeah I was thinking the same thing for its age. I dont have any need for a touring bike but I do appreciate how many customers I had that this was their dream bike back in the day! Based on the...
01-15-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 69,027
Views: 11,152,381
Posted By Jazzyg72

Did Jim Merz also build these framesets? I was...

Did Jim Merz also build these framesets? I was told that Yoshi Konno from 3Rensho built the original Allez framesets. Either way I dont understand how all of these beautiful bikes are ending up at...
01-15-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By Jrod721

So cool, thanks for sharing!

So cool, thanks for sharing!
01-15-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By The Golden Boy

Excellent job! I've always thought I wanted...

Excellent job!

I've always thought I wanted an original Herse. But then I realized I'd want to mess with it too much- kit it out with Suntour and Dura Ace... I wouldn't want to do that. So...
01-15-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By Vonruden

Amazing bike!

Amazing bike!
01-15-22, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By merziac

No worries, all good, anything still in use and...

No worries, all good, anything still in use and being utilized is a good thing, no judgement from me, we just won't tell Jim, he got mad at me for riding his when I got it.

I didn't buy it to look...
01-14-22, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By mountaindave

What's even more amazing is that his Bilenky has...

What's even more amazing is that his Bilenky has traveled back in time some 18,000 years! :thumb:
01-14-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By Shp4man

Beautiful machine! Way, way too big for me, but...

Beautiful machine! Way, way too big for me, but nevertheless incredible.
01-14-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 692
Posted By T-Mar

That's the Reynolds 531 Butted Main Tubes decal....

That's the Reynolds 531 Butted Main Tubes decal. From what I understand, that is the Trek factory serial number format for the 61x series, though the year code doesn't follow the normal system, which...
01-14-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By John E

The suicide shift is a cool touch. The other...

The suicide shift is a cool touch. The other options would have included a Benelux suicide shift with the long control shaft along the seat tube or a clamp-on left lever and under-bottom-bracket...
01-14-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By romperrr

really beautiful machine you have there and...

really beautiful machine you have there and amazing you tandem toured in Europe. I recently bought a road tandem (90's Santana) and enjoyed the ride more than expected, especially when the stoker and...
01-14-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By tiger1964

Looking at the photos in post #1, I was sure that...

Looking at the photos in post #1, I was sure that any added front derailleur was going to need to be modified to clear the pump peg; seeing the follow-up photos, clearly not.

Very cool bike.
01-14-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By Force

Cool bike and interesting thread. What kind of...

Cool bike and interesting thread. What kind of handlebars are those on the bike now? Thanks!
01-14-22, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By mountaindave

Very cool indeed - thanks for sharing! You are...

Very cool indeed - thanks for sharing! You are now the steward of an amazingly rare bike. Iím glad that you stuck with Huret for the RD. :thumb: I think that the PO, and Herse himself would approve...
01-13-22, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By repechage

Big enough to consider the top tube as a roll bar...

Big enough to consider the top tube as a roll bar for me.
Fortunate to be old enough to have the hand painted downtube graphics.
Very nice.
Fits as if designed for you.
Given the size, I would...
01-13-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By jrg1244

Beautiful! Truly a spectacular bit of cycling...

Beautiful! Truly a spectacular bit of cycling history. It’s my size too…. I’m shocked that 68cm Herse bikes even exist!
01-13-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,806
Posted By merziac

Man, so cool, fantastic score, very well done....

Man, so cool, fantastic score, very well done. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,859
Posted By Doug64

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12-25-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 976,192
Posted By davester

I love everything about that bike, and it's my...

I love everything about that bike, and it's my size too. What was your address again?
12-25-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 976,192
Posted By polymorphself

Some recent rainy day pics posted in the Voyageur...

Some recent rainy day pics posted in the Voyageur thread as well:
...
12-14-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 34,451
Posted By mountaindave

Wow! Did that come with the bike? So many...

Wow! Did that come with the bike? So many questions!
12-14-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 34,451
Posted By ehcoplex

I wish there were some barns like that around...

I wish there were some barns like that around where I live......! What a beauty.
12-13-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 34,451
Posted By mountaindave

Wow, that is an amazing barn find!! Iím trying to...

Wow, that is an amazing barn find!! Iím trying to see the wiring routing from the rear generator to the front light. Is there an internal wire to a head-tube bushing and another wire coming out of...
12-13-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 34,451
Posted By robertj298

Dang. How tall are you?

Dang. How tall are you?
12-13-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 976,192
Posted By cooperryder

Great looking Expedition and glad you had a great...

Great looking Expedition and glad you had a great tour on it.

Both in 2008 and 2009 I did one month long tours on a 1983 Expedition.

It performed wonderfully although I had no original parts on...
12-11-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,054
Posted By sced

I have traveled in France on four occasions and...

I have traveled in France on four occasions and the thing I find most compelling about France is how well the French take care of their culture and heritage. Compared to the US it is much cleaner and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,859
Posted By SapInMyBlood

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 449,859
Posted By randallr

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12-01-21, 08:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 66,522
Posted By ianbal

I would be interested to hear your experience...

I would be interested to hear your experience with Curtlo as well as the build process. Good luck with the new bike.
11-20-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,115
Posted By gugie

Custom racks for a Rene Herse

I received an email from the proprietor of BikeRecyclery (http://www.BikeRecyclery.com) out of Portland, Oregon, buying & selling high end vintage/used bike parts. Justyne found a well preserved,...
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