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05-16-21, 02:08 PM
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Posted By juvela

----- "LUXE" chainwheel as seen on Galibier...

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"LUXE" chainwheel as seen on Galibier folder from Belgium, 1967 -


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05-16-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By iab

I dig it. And while Campagnolo may have...

I dig it. And while Campagnolo may have popularized it in our world, wings and a wheel have been around a long before Tulio used it. I'm going to use this thread to post the random imagery from...
05-15-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By obrentharris

Great! "The Eternal Second" obviously had a...

Great!
"The Eternal Second" obviously had a good sense of humor.
Brent
05-15-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 491
Posted By styggno1

Pre 1939 Brooks B17 Flyweight narrow. Alu and...

Pre 1939 Brooks B17 Flyweight narrow. Alu and chrome.

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05-15-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By JoeBass

Classic & Vintage Commercial

Raymond Poulidor, who never wore the yellow jersey, buys one at a French department store where you can "find anything". :)

La Samaritaine : Le Maillot Jaune avec Raymond Poulidor (France, 1971) -...
05-15-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By SpeedofLite

30 Years Ago: May 1991 in Bicycling magazine

Articles included in this thread:

"Paceline" (soft cycling news of the day)
"Live the Dream" - How to Quit Your Job and Make Cycling Your Life
" '91 Cycling All-Stars " -- Success is in the...
05-14-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Classtime

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.

Your FW is not freely wheeling. Lube it.
05-14-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 647
Posted By jamesdak

The only thing I've needed for my Brooks Saddles...

The only thing I've needed for my Brooks Saddles are the Proofhide. You'll see a lot of advice about other stuff that may work but also may cause problems. Proofhide is the safe bet. Like...
05-13-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,236
Posted By pcb

I'm trying to not get too wrapped up in all this....

I'm trying to not get too wrapped up in all this.

In 1980 I could set up a touring bike with a 20.5" low gear: 26t TA Pro 5 Vis "Cyclotourist" triple front w/34t freewheel cog.
In 1981 I could...
05-13-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 160,827
Posted By Johno59

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The idea was to get your back horizontal to reduce wind...
05-13-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 160,827
Posted By bikemig

I have a Roe bicycle. Stephen Roe was a very...

I have a Roe bicycle. Stephen Roe was a very small British builder who at one time, I believe, worked for Falcon but I may not have this story straight.

The bike came to be second hand and it was...
05-13-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 160,827
Posted By Roger M

Three Johnsons

I have two Stan Johnson bikes. Stan built about 150 frames, from the early 80s until the late 90s. These two he built for his brother's, in 1988 and 89. I was fortunate to buy them from Stan and his...
05-13-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 160,827
Posted By fabiofarelli

I'm not sure this one is unique but I never saw...

I'm not sure this one is unique but I never saw another and never met someone who did. The lugs make it special....
05-13-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 160,827
Posted By randyjawa

Not sure if I showed either one of these in this...

Not sure if I showed either one of these in this thread already and searching the entire thread takes a lot of time. Anyway...

My late fifties Rabeneick, a German offering, seems to be pretty rare...
05-13-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By daverup

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I...

spudly Here are a couple of scans from what I think is the 76 AD catalog,

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05-13-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,922
Posted By P!N20

Just to recap, I became a little obsessed with...

Just to recap, I became a little obsessed with vintage jerseys, particularly the ones with the chain stitch embroidery.

Chain stitch is done with a dedicated machine and experienced practitioners...
05-12-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,081
Posted By Vonruden

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05-11-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By SpeedofLite

Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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05-10-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By SpeedofLite

Sure. Can do in a day or two.

Sure. Can do in a day or two.
05-09-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 34,027
Posted By Roger M

Thanks Steve in Peoria. Here's a link to the...

Thanks Steve in Peoria. Here's a link to the thread on it.

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1227510-green-giant-1979-michael-johnson.html
05-09-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By mpetry912

thanks for posting these Steve ! Mark...

thanks for posting these Steve !


Mark Petry
Bainbridge Island, WA USA
05-08-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By jjhabbs

I realize that this venue for a collection is a...

I realize that this venue for a collection is a bit crazy. However I use the same venue for other things. I just don't talk about them on this channel. Looks like I'm bringing all of my collectibles...
05-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By pcb

Absolutely spectacular! I was going to ask...

Absolutely spectacular! I was going to ask whether you had any neighbors shaking their heads, not understanding all that space devoted to mostly just push-bikes. Nice to know there are other bicycle...
05-07-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,922
Posted By fabiofarelli

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and the pants ..
05-06-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 912
Posted By jjhabbs

New Bike Garage pictures. I'm moving my shop

Hey guys,
I know some of you seen my basement but I'm moving my stuff to a new garage. Here are a couple of pics of it. It's a work in progress. Tool bench and work area coming soon. Any...
05-06-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 439
Posted By daka

1969 Raleigh Pro Mk 1

I've gotten the Raleigh Pro Mk 1 that my brother found at a neighborhood estate sale back into an operational state and thought I would share a few pictures...
05-06-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,500
Posted By noglider

Beautiful bike and picture, steelbikeguy.

Beautiful bike and picture, steelbikeguy.
05-06-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 726
Posted By iab

Had one. Cambio corsa works better. ...

Had one. Cambio corsa works better.

https://live.staticflickr.com/8122/8640786241_19ffbd20ce_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/eayhH8)1948 Frejus 004 (https://flic.kr/p/eayhH8) by iabisdb...
05-06-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,413
Posted By Cissell

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Bought back in the day and still holding for a...
05-05-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,413
Posted By pcb

I know they're only NOS once, and these have been...

I know they're only NOS once, and these have been installed on a couple of builds, but I always talked myself out of riding them and subbed in something else. Pretty uncommon long-reach last-gen...
05-05-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,428
Posted By norskagent

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my '74
Mostly spec but for clincher rims and cinelli bars and stem.
05-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 834
Posted By fettsvenska

I did something similar for awhile and was...

I did something similar for awhile and was collecting bikes and frames simply because I could and because I thought that they were cool. After some time I came to realize a few things:

I was...
05-05-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By non-fixie

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05-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 795
Posted By Doug Fattic

Georgena Terry wasn't building triathlon...

Georgena Terry wasn't building triathlon bicycles. She saw a need for and made bicycles for shorter recreational riders like herself. She was trained as an engineer (one of my framebuilding class...
05-05-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By droppedandlost

Huret Jubilee ...

Huret Jubilee

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05-05-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By JohnDThompson

Zeus retrofriction, a couple versions of Simplex...

Zeus retrofriction, a couple versions of Simplex retrofriction, Ofmega fiber-reinforced resin:
05-05-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By tiger1964

Shoot, it only took a moment to snap a photo and...

Shoot, it only took a moment to snap a photo and upload it.
...
05-05-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By P!N20

Just some boring old Italian rubbish. ...

Just some boring old Italian rubbish.

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05-05-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,711
Posted By J.Higgins

For goodness sakes, please strip and polish that...

For goodness sakes, please strip and polish that stem! It hurts! It hurts! :twitchy:
05-04-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By SwimmerMike

On my black Colnago with yellow accents

On my black Colnago with yellow accents
05-04-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By nlerner

You clearly meant to say top tube shifters: ...

You clearly meant to say top tube shifters:

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05-04-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By iab

I have only one bike with dt shifters. And half...

I have only one bike with dt shifters. And half of it is missing. :(

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05-04-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,413
Posted By clubman

~ '50 BH Solite hubs again. Yes a few cogs were...

~ '50 BH Solite hubs again. Yes a few cogs were spun on and off https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dsc04586_4d32df2a6414f2cf2975e8cb4822d458da9036f3.jpg
05-04-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 832
Posted By Drillium Dude

Curved Campy: ...

Curved Campy:

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Colnago-panto Campy:
...
05-04-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By JulesCW

Small Doug Fattic light tourer

Yesterday morning I was perusing FB Marketplace while sipping my morning cup of tea and saw this lovely small Doug Fattic light tourer about 30 miles away. Way too small for me -- but it's my wife's...
05-04-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,958
Posted By iab

The latest and greatest for me. FB. As seen in...

The latest and greatest for me. FB. As seen in the 1933 Doniselli catalog.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51086143817_9fda67836f_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kQiQK4)Paglianti 01...
05-04-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 816
Posted By southpawboston

It depends on a lot of things-- temperature, and...

It depends on a lot of things-- temperature, and whether commuting or riding for leisure. I actually love riding in the rain on a hot day on a long ride when I'm wearing cycling woolens. If I'm...
05-04-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By repechage

In 1975, I was given a chain and freewheel to...

In 1975, I was given a chain and freewheel to test for a month. I took they off after three weeks. Started skipping, when the Shimano engineers came back to pick the parts up I advised them.
Not...
05-04-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By fettsvenska

Pretty cool to read the road test review of the...

Pretty cool to read the road test review of the Schwinn Superior written by none other than Gary Fisher! "The Superior is strong, stiff and designed for bigger riders, such as those over 150...
05-04-21, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By The Thin Man

Show and Tell: 1980s Raleigh Product Line Dealer Posters

I went to visit a frame builder friend at his home shop, instead of work. Walking up, I spotted a massive, bright red poster with a familiar looking touring bicycle in white line art. Immediately my...
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