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01-19-21, 10:30 AM
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Posted By selaing

Found in the book - I used this name... This...

Found in the book - I used this name...
This frame was made on December 7th, 1981
number 5461
24 1/4
John Criss
Super Tourist

cheers
Stuart
11-29-20, 05:13 PM
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Posted By alexihnen

Finally got a good photo of the Colian 753. ...

Finally got a good photo of the Colian 753.


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10-08-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 192
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Posted By jeffpabilonia

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06-01-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By retyred

Thank you for the kind words chico. Your Frejus...

Thank you for the kind words chico. Your Frejus has enhanced my collection considerably. Am proud to be its new caretaker. Thanks for the series of pictures showing the metamorphosis of your Frejus...
05-31-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,599
Posted By chico81

Sold to retyred, who has an absolutely BEAUTIFUL...

Sold to retyred, who has an absolutely BEAUTIFUL collection! If I didn’t have my wife and son in the car, I probably would have spent a few hours there with my jaw dropped, talking bikes, and...
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By T-Mar

Adult male bicycles garner the most interest from...

Adult male bicycles garner the most interest from this era. This is at the wrong end of the interest spectrum. There may be some interest for some of the gender neutral parts on it.
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By repechage

I would be surprised if the front rim could be...

I would be surprised if the front rim could be steamed back into even display alignment- but maybe.

the tires are toast but might be display worthy somewhere.

there is a fork in the road- learn...
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By StarBiker

I kept looking at this, and everybody is correct....

I kept looking at this, and everybody is correct. This can be conserved by a pro that knows how to do it. They might even make those tires look remarkable compared to how they look now.

Let a pro...
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By dweenk

^^^^^^ What he said.

^^^^^^ What he said.
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Views: 433
Posted By trainman999

alexander55 you should post your questions over...

alexander55 you should post your questions over on the CABE (https://thecabe.com/forum/) they have a thread on pre 1930 bikes. Don't do anything with the tires and wheels someone will want them just...
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By wrk101

Do nothing! You risk decreasing value (not only...

Do nothing! You risk decreasing value (not only risk, but probably WILL decrease value). I personally would sell it as is. One person's cleaning is another person's patina DESTRUCTION. Why do you...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By bikemig

A pair of Philips 10 speeds from the 60s for...

A pair of Philips 10 speeds from the 60s for $450? That's a bad deal and you can do better unless there is something truly exceptional about those bikes and I doubt that there are.
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By juvela

----- You might wish to inquire about this...

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You might wish to inquire about this over at thecabe.com forum.

It is more up their street...

Registration is free.

The bottom bracket shell for a one-piece chainset might suggest...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By xiaoman1

A 50th group set sold on the bay for $3,600.00,...

A 50th group set sold on the bay for $3,600.00, so I guess some people just have to have it...just like the astronomical prices for some things etc.
To some bragging rights come with a high price,...
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By nomadmax

There are a number of people in the world with...

There are a number of people in the world with more money than sense. All that seller needs is ONE.
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By DMC707

Link to ad Im a bit speechless on the price...

Link to ad

Im a bit speechless on the price --- but with a "Yeah, but" caveat thrown in

true NOS unridden dealer display -- so pretty

OTOH --- Campy 50th anniversary is 1983 and the...
09-09-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,979
Posted By Ray13

I can not say but I just bought a Atala with a...

I can not say but I just bought a Atala with a serial number starting with R72 which I assume is a 1972. But other reply’s to your past indicate that the letter should come after the year. So we both...
Replies: 26
Views: 3,226
Posted By xiaoman1

There are some great videos on the net that will...

There are some great videos on the net that will show you what is involved in packing and shipping a bike...a little more involved and time consuming than you might think.
Ben
08-03-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By jackbombay

I kind of only have one for sure keeper, my 1963...

I kind of only have one for sure keeper, my 1963 Hercules 3 speed, I did a full resto mod build on it about 15 years ago. Its my townie, but I do take it on longer rides too, rode a century on it...
08-03-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,061
Posted By T-Mar

Two - my wife and my son. Every thing else is...

Two - my wife and my son. Every thing else is disposable, for the right price, bicycles included.
08-03-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,061
Posted By Kilroy1988

I'm 30 years old and have been riding vintage...

I'm 30 years old and have been riding vintage steel bicycles for a decade. I have a lot to learn, but I've narrowed my priorities quite a bit when hunting for new acquisitions, and will probably be...
08-03-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,061
Posted By Wildwood

??? ??? They are all keepers, until my...

??? ???
They are all keepers, until my priorities change.

edit: It's a vintage Euro roadie grouping. Follis is French, Bottecchia = Italian, Spanish Basque, Dutch, Swiss, Irish, English, Belgium,...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,911
Posted By gomango

CR would be a great place to notify potential...

CR would be a great place to notify potential buyers, as well as ebay.

CL just doesn't cut it anymore.

I find it to be an almost total waste of my time for bike related items.

I certainly...
07-24-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,430
Views: 802,480
Posted By clubman

Ringing more. Left knee still a mess.

Riding through/near one of our last old growth forrests. Having a blast this summer, finally getting to put some kms on the legs and shed some pounds. Notice how poorly my right knee was set during...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By juvela

----- Looks Interclub to me also. The...

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Looks Interclub to me also.

The higher models mentioned above would exhibit the "willow leaf" seat stay cap.

First year for this transfer pattern was 1974.

Some of the details...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By bikemig

I like to think that the French Riding Club is...

I like to think that the French Riding Club is fiercely loyal and commonsensical , :)

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1099305-what-s-so-special-about-french-bikes.html
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By merziac

+1 Agreed :thumb: The cool factor is way up...

+1 Agreed :thumb:

The cool factor is way up there with these, they punch well above their station. ;)
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By rustystrings61

c.1974-75 with Reynolds 531 main triangle, most...

c.1974-75 with Reynolds 531 main triangle, most likely an Interclub because the headset looks like something less expensive than the Stronglight P3 that came on the Tour de France. Chas. Colerich...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,460
Posted By bikemig

Yeah, that's not a '72. The honeycomb drop outs...

Yeah, that's not a '72. The honeycomb drop outs came out a bit later (mid 70s I think). They're a real plus as you can run pretty much any RD on that; the stronglight drop outs work with--you guessed...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By MauriceMoss

I don't know if the bike here already sold or...

I don't know if the bike here already sold or not, so this will be just a reference note.

I've never seen this specific marque before. I have seen Cicli Continental but the badge is completely...
07-09-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,397
Posted By Kilroy1988

The details for that are all in the thread I...

The details for that are all in the thread I originally posted about the bicycle, which is linked in the first post. The number is 100622 and is stamped on the seat tube on the non-drive side.
07-09-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,397
Posted By Kilroy1988

Agriculture, man... 'Tis the season!

Agriculture, man... 'Tis the season!
07-08-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,397
Posted By merziac

Gatorskins and Pasella's both come in 27 in. and...

Gatorskins and Pasella's both come in 27 in. and both are very good tires. Plenty of other replacements as well.
Replies: 10
Views: 1,446
Posted By caloso

Gorgeous.

Gorgeous.
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Views: 1,446
Posted By Last ride 76

No, there aren't. Woohoo! Original with panto......

No, there aren't. Woohoo! Original with panto... Sorry out of my knowledge bracket, but nice to see. Congrats on finding a very special bike.
04-13-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 53,929
Posted By azsuprasm

Colian in AZ

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04-08-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,430
Posted By wrk101

On auctions anymore I just do buy it now,...

On auctions anymore I just do buy it now, immediate payment required (check the box on the listing). I've gotten too many never pay bidders, about 10% in my experience. IMHO, eBay has no problem...
02-22-18, 05:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,204
Posted By Mtnsackett

Sad news

Just as an update, Dennis Sparrow passed away July 7th 2017. He gave us so much more then a bycicle, as a friend of his I miss him every day. His obituary is linked below
...
05-09-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 53,929
Posted By zonatandem

Known Colin and family (Margret, Ian and Stuart)...

Known Colin and family (Margret, Ian and Stuart) sine 1978 when they had a nice small shop on Grant Road in Tucson, AZ.
Colin when back to the UK in the mid-80s for about 18 months and then returned...
11-17-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 53,929
Posted By Scooper

Coincidentally, I recently picked up a small...

Coincidentally, I recently picked up a small paperback book published in 1975 by Bike World. The title is Bicycle Frames, and the cover price is $1.95.

There's a seven page chapter, Inside the...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,543
Posted By miamijim

It depends on your market. I've seen local...

It depends on your market. I've seen local flippers buy and re-sell the same bike on CL the very same day!!!

Do you plan on refurbishing them first or do you plan to simply re-list them with...
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