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10-16-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,280
Posted By Murray Missile

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out...

We, the bike and I, are home. The guy turned out to actually be super cool and you should see the rod brake Raleigh he has! He admitted he's not really a bike guy but he picked it up to flip and...
10-15-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By JoeBass

Just finished a short video on 3Rensho...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06zWyP39LyI&feature=youtu.be

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10-12-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 662,237
Posted By KenNC

1972 Raleigh Competition before: ...

1972 Raleigh Competition before:

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10-11-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By DQRider

Got It!

That was a long day on the road. But when I got to Iowa City and picked up this beautiful Trek 850, it was everything I hoped it would be. It has all of its original equipment, except the grips -...
10-11-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 342,455
Posted By pcb

Riv is pretty much tucked-in now. Went more...

Riv is pretty much tucked-in now. Went more all-in Dura-Ace with 7800 10spd-only cassette hubs on Velocity Aerohead rims, and 7900 10spd indexed dt shifters. Gearing is now 40/24 x 12-30t. Friction...
10-09-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By natterberry

Raleigh Super Course Pickup

Picked up this Super Course for $100 today. I believe an ‘83?

Seat post and stem are both free (though the stem took a couple whacks to the bolt to give itself up.)
...
10-07-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 651
Views: 140,501
Posted By scubaman

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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~30 year old Trek 930 rescued from the trash in an...
10-05-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,704
Views: 613,545
Posted By JaccoW

Picked up a work bench for the shed/workshop last...

Picked up a work bench for the shed/workshop last weekend using the trailer. Unfortunately I wasn't able to ride it home all by bike since I apparently didn't tighten the NDS crank bolt properly so...
10-04-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By Stronglight56

From nelly got those levers and hoods on the bike!

Well, It took me a few months but I finally got those levers and hoods I bought from you on the bike. I also found some vintage bluemels, fixed my Soubitez dynamo, and found an $8 ‘C’ nut for the...
10-04-20, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 342,455
Posted By eom

Single speed conversion.

My son wanted to change his Schwinn Impact from eighteen speeds to one.

New Velo Orange hubs and Sun CR18 rims from our LBS.
Pillar 2.0/1.8 spokes from Lee Kilpatrick.

The frame has...
10-01-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,577
Posted By Mike from Iowa

2 Day Vintage Loaded Tour

I did a two day tour last week and rode from my home in Iowa City to my in-laws in Rock Island, Illinois, a trip I've wanted to do for years. I loaded up the '86 Raleigh Aleyska and left Thursday at...
10-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,005
Posted By Glennfordx4

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my...

Here at home I use the air compressor for all my bikes but I do have a few pumps that get used from time to time. One is a cheap Bell that worked really good till the hose split, but the other is a...
09-29-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6,950
Views: 2,499,975
Posted By Burd

Miyata Elevation 200 - 700c fixed gear drop bar conversion

I've been admiring this thread for a loooong time... finally I have a contribution...
...
09-28-20, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,158
Posted By Manu431

A bike I just finished for my wife. Ome more i...

A bike I just finished for my wife. Ome more i will say :thumb:
(I just Need to find the front light)
Nothing really fancy, but I must admit that I really like these "women's" bikes. They have...
09-22-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By polymorphself

Motobecane townie build done- with one problem...

This build really kicked my ass for various reasons (mostly lack of expertise), but here it is. My friend asked me to do it for his wife for her birthday, both friends of 20 years so I was happy to...
09-21-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By Charles Wahl

Well, many thanks to C9H13N who kindly sent me a...

Well, many thanks to C9H13N who kindly sent me a couple Simplex shifter friction screws, M5 x 1.0, and they fit beautifully. So this mystery is solved.
09-21-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By styggno1

Some for me and some for the saddles

Annual proofide and Gammel Dansk session!

The Gammel Dansk for me and Proofide for the saddles. The other way around would not work. I guess... And hope!
...
09-20-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 342,455
Posted By pcb

I drove all the way to CT and all I got was this...

I drove all the way to CT and all I got was this stupid bike....

Friday road trip landed me a '98 Custom Rivendell Road frameset, built by Joe Starck, from a very nice fella on RBW. He bought it...
09-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By branko_76

1980 Miyata 912 Shakedown

This has been on the back-burner for some time and I finally got it up and running and took it for a nice long ride today. The previous owner had "middle-aged" it, i.e., upright bars, cushy saddle,...
09-20-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

I have now completed the restoration of this 1948 Humber Beeston Clubman and below are the finished Photos.
I am pleased with how it has turned out and have just written to the original owner who...
09-20-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,199
Views: 263,864
Posted By JLDickmon

there are some really REALLY nice bikes pictured...

there are some really REALLY nice bikes pictured here..

here are mine.. ranging from '94 to '00 ...
09-19-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By Prowler

Tell us more about "busting the pawls ". I'm...

Tell us more about "busting the pawls ". I'm suprised to hear that but, sometimes, English is not useful for explaining things. Have you actually opened the freewheel and found both pawls broken to...
09-14-20, 02:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By PeterLYoung

Humber Beeston Clubman 1948 Restoration

: UPDATE: I have sent the frame to Bob Jackson for re enamelling with a set of transfers to be fixed and clear coated, awaiting its return.
At the same time I managed to acquire a pair of Dunlop...
09-12-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mad Honk

OTS, I suppose I should give you a chance...

OTS,
I suppose I should give you a chance at some of these parts as well if you and Charlie can get an agreement on what should go to whom. Smiles, MH
09-12-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By Mad Honk

Well Charlie, You just might be in luck here....

Well Charlie,
You just might be in luck here. Back in the mid 1970's I inherited a Benelux spare parts box. It was a cardboard thing with a bunch of parts in it. Not enough to build a derailleur,...
09-12-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,217
Posted By Charles Wahl

I'm following up to my own post here. I did a bit...

I'm following up to my own post here. I did a bit more investigation, and found that the internal thread diameter of the above braze-on is about 3.8 mm; also, a #10-32 screw (4.6 mm major thread...
09-10-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,358
Posted By shadoman

A flipper friend of mine got it off your ex...

A flipper friend of mine got it off your ex roommate, I think.
You want her back?
I will GIVE her back to you as a present.
09-10-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,963
Posted By cooperryder

Glad this thread was revived. I think its...

Glad this thread was revived.

I think its been around 2 to 2.5 years I've owned a dark blue 86 Passage and it has become one of my favorites.

I'm running upright bars and thumb shifters.
It...
09-08-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 429
Posted By bamab2

Labor Day N+1 High Sierra

Well, I've been looking for a vintage MTB to tinker with and ran across this one. I've missed opportunities a a few others. Timing, cash flow and various other reasons. I'm finally back to work with...
09-05-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 39,999
Posted By Iamsecond

Now that I’ve made ten posts, I wanted to post a...

Now that I’ve made ten posts, I wanted to post a couple of photos of my ‘new’ 1984 Motobecane Grand Jubilee. I saw this bike on Craigslist, and went to take a look. That’s how I met member...
09-05-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By amillhench

Just got this 88(?) Jamis Dakar Sport up and...

Just got this 88(?) Jamis Dakar Sport up and running. Tange Prestige frame with Tange MTB fork.

Deore drivetrain is sweet, and it’s my first u-brake. Plenty of power to skid that rear tire.
...
09-05-20, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By Bikerdrummer

my Takara Highlander has similar specs. 4130, old...

my Takara Highlander has similar specs. 4130, old Shimano deore, made to last forever.
...
09-05-20, 02:13 AM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By noahsmonark

Here's my 1998 Tunturi Kayapo, the bike is...

Here's my 1998 Tunturi Kayapo, the bike is Finnish and the frame is plasma welded in Finland as well, it's a pretty light weight ride. Back in the days it was my dream bike after it won with a...
09-01-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 343,166
Posted By BFisher

I'm really liking the three speed version of my...

I'm really liking the three speed version of my Super Course. It's been a smooth operator, and I think I got the gearing just right for my needs. ...
08-27-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By dunrobin

Saying goodbye to an old friend

In 1990 after having a new Miele road bike and ritchey mtb stolen I bought this bike new from a cycle path in Toronto. It was nothing special, some exage gears and a ubrake in the back. I had many...
08-26-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 343,166
Posted By ascherer

Oh, I never put the final, as-delivered glamour...

Oh, I never put the final, as-delivered glamour shots here. My son is smitten with it.
...
08-26-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,552
Posted By 3alarmer

...pretty much. If something looks problematic,...

...pretty much. If something looks problematic, I might do the heating and ATF/acetone cycle a couple of times before I put the press on.
I try to heat mostly the cotter, to avoid any problems with...
08-22-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,508
Posted By JacobLee

Estate Sale “Box Of Bike Stuff” I.D.

From when a tube of Phil Waterproof Grease cost $1.60!
...
08-16-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6,950
Views: 2,499,975
Posted By Bob the Mech

Orange C16R 1996 Full rigid XC Mountain Bike 26er Drop Bar Conversion.

Images at bottom of list

Frameset: Series F8 Custom Double Butted Cromoly, 17" frame with Series F7 Custom Double Butted Cromoly forks, 1" steerer.
Handlebar: Selcof Sterrato Flared 31.8mm,...
08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,391
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-15-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 30,601
Posted By BFisher

Post fender install follow-up shots: ...

Post fender install follow-up shots:
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...
08-15-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 107,150
Posted By Fernleaf

1987 Cimarron

I bought this in 1988 after realizing my King Sting could not keep up with the other bike club members in San Diego. Much lighter for climbing the stairs to my efficiency apartment in Mission Beach....
08-15-20, 01:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,138
Posted By polymorphself

My new 1986 Schwinn Voyageur

Had been really wanting one of these and came across a Craiglist ad across the country of one that looked to be in great shape. Turned out to be our very own cb400bill! A few emails later and the...
08-14-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 796,505
Posted By pcb

I had just one vintage touring frame for a while,...

I had just one vintage touring frame for a while, built as a restomod- '77 Schwinn Paramount P-15, notable for having factory canti braze-ons.

Then I snagged an '82 Weigle, just before Peter's...
08-14-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By 2cam16

Finished my FIsher Advance build the other day....

Finished my FIsher Advance build the other day. Replaced the original Fisher bar with another that had more sweep.
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08-14-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 30,601
Posted By BFisher

'73 Super Course three speed style: ...

'73 Super Course three speed style:
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...
08-14-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,188
Posted By MaxDB

Hi guys! After some time here's an update on...

Hi guys!

After some time here's an update on the bike.

It's actually completely finished as we speak. The Campa Record hubs are polished, new chain, new white bartape with nice gel pads...
08-09-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,099
Posted By JJScaliger

In my relentless search for all things Bates...

In my relentless search for all things Bates (diadrant), I lucked onto this today:
...
08-08-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,999,731
Posted By victorm

Finished today

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08-07-20, 12:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,148
Posted By scozim

Yard/estate sale part 2 - custom bike

I posted about the yard/estate sale buy from this past weekend (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1209172-first-good-yard-sale-find-couple-questions.html) that was really like a swap meet....
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