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01-12-17, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Bike Cottage

Good point, I did it more for informational...

Good point, I did it more for informational purpose than to shill my own stuff as I have deleted the CL ad. Mods, if the link violates any rules of the Sales forum, please delete or move as...
01-11-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Bike Cottage

Bumped to the bay. Best of luck and no reserve. ...

Bumped to the bay. Best of luck and no reserve.

Kamra Triathlee bicycle, lovely vintage 80's goodness. Tange 900 62cm No Reserve | eBay...
01-10-17, 12:19 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 15,324
Posted By Bike Cottage

Love this idea.

Love this idea.
01-02-17, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Bike Cottage

Thanks crank addict. The deal just got sweeter,...

Thanks crank addict. The deal just got sweeter, price drop to $175. Take care.
12-30-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By Bike Cottage

My Kamra Triathlee for the long of leg is on CL

Hi all, I've been away for a while indulging in my other C&V habit: 240 Volvos. However, I've still done the occasional build here and there and have had this one for a while and it gets almost no...
01-20-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Bike Cottage

Hey Tom, I'm in Pompano and may have something of...

Hey Tom, I'm in Pompano and may have something of interest. I'll send you a couple pics this evening of a mixte I have that might fit the bill.
12-16-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,147
Posted By Bike Cottage

So far, I've completely done a grand total of...

So far, I've completely done a grand total of nothing towards this years contest. I look forward to seeing the completed builds. Best of luck to all
11-19-15, 08:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,129
Posted By Bike Cottage

There were some great builds last year and I...

There were some great builds last year and I can't wait to go hunting for a fresh project. Heck, it might even motivate me to do some of the other 6 projects ahead of it. I'm in no matter what the...
11-11-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,826
Posted By Bike Cottage

Celebrated with a 30 mile ride on my 1986 Ciocc....

Celebrated with a 30 mile ride on my 1986 Ciocc. Happy Veteran's day to all and their families. Army 87-89
11-10-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By Bike Cottage

I'm in for: 2. Schwinn spoke chart 3. La...

I'm in for:

2. Schwinn spoke chart
3. La Francaise knight

PM on the way
11-02-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By Bike Cottage

I say make one a big-boy BMX bike with a 2-spd...

I say make one a big-boy BMX bike with a 2-spd kickback hub. I'm working on one now and it's gonna be tough to not wad myself up, but what the heck.
11-02-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Bike Cottage

That Flying Dutchman is georgeous.

That Flying Dutchman is georgeous.
11-02-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,253
Posted By Bike Cottage

2003 Fuji Newest, set up for 650c wheels

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48cm Aluminum frame, Carbon fork
FSA Headset
Fuji Seapost and clamp
38 inch wheelbase
28 1/2 inch standover
Normal 130/100 spacing

I'd like to get $100...
09-15-15, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Bike Cottage

I like the plasti-dip idea and will try it...

I like the plasti-dip idea and will try it sometime. But, how about a chunk of old inner tube? I've used them for all sorts of strap-to-paint situations. Interested to see how long the plasti-dip...
09-12-15, 07:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 607
Posted By Bike Cottage

Lotus Prestige 56 x 56 Frameset. $100 shipped

1983 Lotus Prestige. Here's what you get:

56 x 56 cm frame (I believe this is Ishawata tubing)
Tange Mangalloy fork
Headset
Bottom bracket
Kalloy 26.8 seatpost

All of this for $100 shipped....
09-03-15, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Bike Cottage

I will break this up if anyone needs anything...

I will break this up if anyone needs anything specific. PM with your needs. Thank you
09-01-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51,216
Views: 6,657,390
Posted By Bike Cottage

60's Paramount, looks small: ...

60's Paramount, looks small:

https://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/bik/5199321558.html
08-30-15, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By Bike Cottage

Box o' 6 used Rims, plus one new wheel. $50 shipped

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Cleaning out some some decent, usable rims that I don't need. $50 total gets you the whole box in the lower 48. First the clinchers:


Kin-Lin Steady...
08-26-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bike Cottage

For those trying to picture how this tool is...

For those trying to picture how this tool is used, here's a pic:

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Thanks Erik!
08-21-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

Bicycles are own private spaceship. Yes!

Bicycles are own private spaceship. Yes!
08-20-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

Hey folks, a quick update about this bike. Over...

Hey folks, a quick update about this bike. Over the last couple of months, I've run across a couple of bikes like this on various webpages the Philippines. Here is a link to an article that...
08-16-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bike Cottage

Update, bike is sold. Regarding CL, I've...

Update, bike is sold.

Regarding CL, I've had some success with it over the years. However, lately it seems sketchier than ever. One look through the S. Florida listings and you'll see they are...
08-15-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bike Cottage

Bump for this Peugeot. I've still got it and am...

Bump for this Peugeot. I've still got it and am open to suggestions. I still could use a few items if someone wants to do some partial trading:

Ideale model 41 saddle
wheels or hubs spaced at 105...
Forum: Triathlon
08-05-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By Bike Cottage

2 seconds?! Wow that's close. Well done.

2 seconds?! Wow that's close. Well done.
Forum: Triathlon
08-04-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,149
Posted By Bike Cottage

Nice! Not last and not dead, that's about all...

Nice! Not last and not dead, that's about all that can be expected for your first one. I almost called the time exactly (2hrs), I"m super surprised I got that close. Where is the report from the...
07-30-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,804
Posted By Bike Cottage

I'm fairly sure that this video mostly...

I'm fairly sure that this video mostly encapsulates the romance that a lot of us seem to have with the idea of opening a bike shop. Great video, thanks for posting.
07-30-15, 07:50 PM
Forum: Triathlon
07-19-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By Bike Cottage

Hi Mel, if they are worn or damaged, replace...

Hi Mel, if they are worn or damaged, replace them. Otherwise, tires are not likely to do much for you. They may make you feel good about upgrading your equipment and that may be worth something. More...
07-15-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,144
Posted By Bike Cottage

I'll echo jmeb's comment, except it would need to...

I'll echo jmeb's comment, except it would need to be a 60. Smoking deal for the right person/
06-14-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bike Cottage

Price drop to $150 shipped. Also will consider...

Price drop to $150 shipped. Also will consider trades if you have something cool, obscure, rare, really old or unusual. Also, could use the following items:

Ideale model 41 saddle
wheels or hubs...
06-12-15, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Bike Cottage

I intend to go this one of these days, looks like...

I intend to go this one of these days, looks like fun. Best of luck.
Forum: Triathlon
06-04-15, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,149
Posted By Bike Cottage

Here's a link to my first race report in this...

Here's a link to my first race report in this thread: http://www.bikeforums.net/triathlon/811747-something-everybody-c-v-steel-clydesdale-first-triathlon-race-report-long.html

You may also want to...
06-04-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bike Cottage

I have to agree with Lascauxcaveman on the...

I have to agree with Lascauxcaveman on the Helicomatic. I don't think it's as bad a some are led to believe. Either way, this is a cool bike and I forgot to mention "or best reasonable offer". Will...
Forum: Triathlon
06-03-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,149
Posted By Bike Cottage

My only advice would be to don't burn yourself...

My only advice would be to don't burn yourself out on the bike and save a little for the run. When you begin the run, your legs will feel like they are not attached to your body. Jog with some short,...
06-02-15, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bike Cottage

Peugeot PH 10 L for sale, 1985, 175 shipped

SOLD, Yay!

Lovely day for a bike ride and you can be rolling on this lovely survivor from the nice folks at Peugeot PH 10 L for $175 shipped here in the lower 48. Here are the details:

50 cm...
05-30-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,823
Posted By Bike Cottage

Nice, I'm always on the lookout for one of these....

Nice, I'm always on the lookout for one of these. it will be cool to see which way you go with it.
05-30-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

It appears to be a "T". I believe Meita is a...

It appears to be a "T". I believe Meita is a German word for daughter, I've found nothing about the crank arms. The spacing has got me scratching my head too.
05-28-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

Oh yeah, this baby will definitely be going back...

Oh yeah, this baby will definitely be going back on the road. The rear is spaced at 105 mm and the front is at 95 mm (hub search should be fun). I stuck a 26 x 1.95 front in there to use as a mock...
05-28-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 942
Posted By Bike Cottage

Always had a soft spot for these.

Always had a soft spot for these.
05-28-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

I'm hoping that someone may recognize the...

I'm hoping that someone may recognize the crankset which could lead to some clues as to the actual vintage of it. I'd like to get some wheels that will be fairly close in age. Anyone an old school...
05-27-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

More pics

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05-27-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Bike Cottage

Sonnet, the beauty of the unknown, prewar French?

Check it out folks. I picked up this Sonnet from a real tough negotiator who was thinking 1950's. Looking at the slack geometry, I think it much earlier maybe 20's or 30's (hopefully). It did not...
05-15-15, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,260
Posted By Bike Cottage

Any other specifics? Model preference? Color? May...

Any other specifics? Model preference? Color? May have something, let us know.
04-17-15, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 286
Posted By Bike Cottage

Questions about Lucky 7 seatposts

Good day. I was wondering about Lucky 7 seatposts:

Around what years were these produced?
What company produced them?
What companies routinely used them?

It seems that these are on a lot of...
04-13-15, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Bike Cottage

Hi Hig, how long of a top tube do you need? I may...

Hi Hig, how long of a top tube do you need? I may have something for you. Let me know, Thanks.
04-05-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,089
Posted By Bike Cottage

443409 Here's my haul from the BOC. I...

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Here's my haul from the BOC. I couldn't help myself when I saw "the fork" and a cottered BB. It's quite amazing (or amusing) that we have almost 23 pounds of goodies in there. Not only...
03-30-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,089
Posted By Bike Cottage

BOC landed today, I'll go through it and get it...

BOC landed today, I'll go through it and get it turned around in a couple days. Looks promising.

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03-29-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13,386
Views: 2,660,572
Posted By Bike Cottage

Kamra Triathlee

Picked this up off the local CL, which is usually pretty slim when it comes to cool or interesting. 1985 Kamra Triathlee. I will do a before and after thread on this one as soon as it's done. I...
03-27-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 157,089
Posted By Bike Cottage

Oh yay oh yay, BOC heading my way.

Oh yay oh yay, BOC heading my way.
03-19-15, 07:39 AM
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