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09-20-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By gugie

In, lunch maybe

In, lunch maybe
09-19-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

I’m in for the tour but can’t do lunch.

I’m in for the tour but can’t do lunch.
09-17-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By 52telecaster

MY girlfriend's artwork.

It's almost my birthday...65, my girlfriend made this card and since I often build wheels they seem to come up in her drawing....
09-13-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

Let me know when you plan to go. If it’s not a...

Let me know when you plan to go. If it’s not a Thursday, I’m in.

Here’s my Kool Stop fun fact....their products are my preferred brake pads but sometimes I can’t always find them in local shops....
09-11-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,187
Posted By Rage

That’s actually pretty cool of them. I’d also...

That’s actually pretty cool of them. I’d also love to go, if it were local to me.
Have fun!
09-11-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 812
Posted By Drillium Dude

His tag reads: "Pedaling for the Lord!"; methinks...

His tag reads: "Pedaling for the Lord!"; methinks it would be more accurate if it read: "Trolling 'cause I'm Bored". :rolleyes:

DD
09-02-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25,106
Views: 3,159,167
Posted By nlerner

I rode my Ted Williams Free Spirit (full DB531...

I rode my Ted Williams Free Spirit (full DB531 frame and fork) to work today, as a matter of fact. I have it set up with an SRAM 2-speed IGH.
...
08-31-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 458,631
Posted By nesteel

Couple new projects have wandered in. First up is...

Couple new projects have wandered in. First up is the Eisentraut Limited. This is one of three frames (two are currently in the bike room, third inbound) that came into my possession via a trade with...
08-25-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By Binky

Bicycle decals approval.

I have never done this sort of purely cosmetic repair before but when I picked up a stark naked ALAN Record bike I thought I would give it a try.
I went on eBay and found a set of decals that...
08-21-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,818
Posted By johnnyace

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian...

I'm not a member of the Judeo-Christian denominations, but I suppose I may be sinning in the C&V sense. Coming soon to me...
...
08-12-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By SirMike1983

I've been riding my 3000S pair on my Schwinn...

I've been riding my 3000S pair on my Schwinn 3-speed stock and they've been pretty good so far. They didn't seem tight or dry out of the box. But I'd like to do a status check, and while I'm in there...
08-05-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 720,465
Posted By 3speedslow

^^^ Nice short cage Cyclone!

^^^ Nice short cage Cyclone!
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 809
Posted By BFisher

Fillet brazed:...

Fillet brazed:...
08-01-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,818
Posted By gugie

Ha! I'll have to hook up for a ride. Andy_K is...

Ha! I'll have to hook up for a ride. Andy_K is not to far from you either. I'm in Garden Home.
07-31-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,240
Views: 720,465
Posted By krakhaus

It was a good mail day for me....

It was a good mail day for me. https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_9753_2b6bfa3bfc5624f22a3e93bea56ce8e169025060.jpg
07-22-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,113
Posted By BFisher

Parts wear out. Springs don't stay springy...

Parts wear out. Springs don't stay springy forever.

That said, I'll second the question about largest cog size. Also, that cable housing has run its course. And I'm not sure a modern bushingless...
07-18-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,196
Posted By iab

1925 Frejus Model A. ...

1925 Frejus Model A.

https://live.staticflickr.com/868/39828023440_4841c1aaa5_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj)Frejus 01 (https://flic.kr/p/23Ft2Mj) by iabisdb...
06-25-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By hydrocarbon

The saddle and hubs (other than that worthless...

The saddle and hubs (other than that worthless 5-speed) are pretty valuable so it's a lot of bike for the money.
Seatpost is bendy mild steel; might want to swap that. Some minor quality-control...
06-25-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By hydrocarbon

Depends on the model. I like the look, they're...

Depends on the model. I like the look, they're decent bikes for the money, but the one I had (Roadster) used a 5-speed Sturmey Archer hub on 110 mm spacing and it turned to peanut butter in about a...
06-23-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By Big Block

Look at the bikes at Speedbicycles...

Look at the bikes at Speedbicycles (https://www.speedbicycles.ch/museum/sort_by_year.html) for the period you are interested in for a lot of the period-correct detail.
06-23-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 654
Posted By randyjawa

Cotton bar wrap would be just right and period...

Cotton bar wrap would be just right and period correct for your Legnano. Looks great but the wrap I used was not Gaslo, Cat Eye probably but certainly satisfies my restorative needs. This tape or and...
06-17-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,283
Posted By gaucho777

A Campagnolo-equipped Mixte Means Love

I bought this bike several years ago, back before it fit my daughter. I started another thread about the bike...
06-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By Wileyone

"What kind of breaks are those"?

"What kind of breaks are those"?
06-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By bikemig

I don't need another good deal on a cool old bike.

I don't need another good deal on a cool old bike.
06-15-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,558
Posted By non-fixie

"That should be a separate forum"

"That should be a separate forum"
06-14-21, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By The Golden Boy

I think it's a good thing to realize that...

I think it's a good thing to realize that companies made mistakes.
06-13-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By cudak888

Any sidepull cable braking system on any big-box...

Any sidepull cable braking system on any big-box Sears/J.C. Higgins/Free Spirit/whathaveyou from just about any period.

As for other bits...I can only think of modern parts:

SRAM G9 IGH
...
06-10-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By Manny66

All I can say,,Packages all the way from Italy...

All I can say,,Packages all the way from Italy are Always special.
06-10-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,486
Posted By daverup

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished...

With C&V bikes I enjoy the chrome and polished alloy bits. The new bike "all black components" thing is rather ugly. For the prices being charged I would think that some shiney stuff would be...
06-08-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,398
Posted By SurferRosa

Try these guys... ...

Try these guys...

https://azurro.weebly.com/uploads/3/0/5/9/30590795/5601629_orig.jpg
06-08-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,398
Posted By Senior Ryder 00

Hi folks​​​​​​, Same thing in the...

Hi folks​​​​​​,
Same thing in the Portland-Salem-Vancouver metro area. Most stuff is way over priced & it doesn’t appear that anything moves.
The gimmick I have the biggest problem is the...
05-22-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,344
Posted By johnnyace

I don't own a three-speed, but if I did, I would...

I don't own a three-speed, but if I did, I would want it to be this one:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/124037328600

...
05-20-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By JohnDThompson

Those Regina G.S. Corse 5-speed freewheels were...

Those Regina G.S. Corse 5-speed freewheels were built on a 4-speed body, with the fifth sprocket piggy-backed onto the fourth sprocket rather than threaded onto the freewheel body itself. Remove the...
05-20-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By ollo_ollo

Or even $950!...

Or even $950! https://portland.craigslist.org/wsc/bik/d/hillsboro-de-rosa-54-cm-neuron-columbus/7316851705.html Don...
05-20-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By juvela

----- four speed gear blocks were quite...

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four speed gear blocks were quite common from the 1930's through the 1950's

one thing you might wish to verify before making any further changes is whether or not you have a drive train...
05-18-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,344
Posted By iab

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed. Does...

Sounds like a proper English 3 speed.

Does he discriminate against a proper Italian 3 speed? It has more panache.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8539/8982430664_e83dd09fb7_h.jpg...
05-13-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 730
Posted By gugie

Time for another one of these! ...

Time for another one of these!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x1024/28298394369_8e76f4e7d5_b_b2f13100710d427152b36c0ad55d26c68aa70b7f.jpg
05-06-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,633
Posted By johnnyace

Excellent! It's definitely a seller's market in...

Excellent! It's definitely a seller's market in Stumptown. :thumb:
05-05-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By JohnDThompson

A previous owner repurposed a centerpull front...

A previous owner repurposed a centerpull front cable hanger to work on this Legnano:
04-30-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By iab

You may already know this, but city bike hubs...

You may already know this, but city bike hubs differ from road hubs by having a groove between the freewheel threads and flange where road hubs have no groove. The groove is for a chain guard.
...
04-30-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By iab

Siamt.

Siamt.
04-30-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By squirtdad

miche ????

miche ????
04-30-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By oneclick

I am waiting on a set of Gnutti high-flange,...

I am waiting on a set of Gnutti high-flange, claimed NOS, from a source in the US, they were on ebay and I think there are still some. Somewhere around $60 the set.

If they are the same as the...
04-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By T-Mar

Cidneo, Gnutti, F.B., W.A.

Cidneo, Gnutti, F.B., W.A.
04-30-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By gaucho777

You could look for Gnutti hubs: Gnutti Hubs...

You could look for Gnutti hubs:

Gnutti Hubs (http://classiclightweights.net/italy/italian-component-manufacturers/gnutti/gnutti-hubs/)
VeloBase.com - Component Listing...
04-30-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,574
Posted By OneHumanPower

It's finally getting warm enough to get some...

It's finally getting warm enough to get some daily rides in! Out on Bayshore Drive yesterday.
...
04-23-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20,537
Views: 3,587,894
Posted By jPrichard10

I was intrigued too, but I thought it would be...

I was intrigued too, but I thought it would be too sad.

But even if the frame was ruined, I could sell the new fixie wheelset to some kid and be one Campy headset richer.
04-16-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By juvela

----- Ha! we all know you found the...

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Ha!

we all know you found the images of the model distracting... :roflmao2:

remember now, this is supposed to be a forum anent cycles & cycling... ;)


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04-16-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By juvela

----- pedals will be either Union brand from...

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pedals will be either Union brand from Union Frondenberg...

or they willl be WECO brand


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steerer repair -
04-16-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By juvela

----- thanks very much for sharing this find...

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thanks very much for sharing this find

if this is all you got of it may be a challenge to locate the bits required to put it complete

steerer repair not a big problem

the integral...
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