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Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,291
Posted By BarryCW

This makes it all worth while

This forum is where I get a good laugh. There are some genuinely funny people here. Thanks
05-14-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,408
Posted By BarryCW

Old MTB's like this are so strong

I do up, give away and repair bikes for the less fortunate in my small town. These 80s/90s steel bikes are so rewarding to work on. Honestly a young lad rides his everywhere, over everything and into...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,976
Posted By BarryCW

Tyre repair, old school NZ

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Terry my mate gave me an old steel bike with his conti repair. Had to share
04-29-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,326
Posted By BarryCW

It is autumn in New Zealand. In an hour I will...

It is autumn in New Zealand. In an hour I will have finished work. I have already planned what bike I will ride at dusk around a local 30km loop. In that hour or so I will see mountains, sunset, the...
03-04-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,766
Posted By BarryCW

Mid 80's Bosomworth. NZ

Made in Rotorua, New Zealand by Eddie Bosomworth with Columbus tubing. I have since replaced this Shimano 600 Crankset with the original OfMega one as chainline and fit on gipiemme BB just didn't...
01-08-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,566
Posted By BarryCW

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Giant CADEX CFR1 with Spinergy RevX wheels
The vintage bikes I build up and ride...
09-24-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By BarryCW

I have 10 speed friction shifting on my Miyata...

I have 10 speed friction shifting on my Miyata 912 and KHS Aero Turbo. I am delighted with the fact I could even do this and the results would be so good. They do have modern RD's. Not so long ago as...
08-26-18, 05:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,591
Posted By BarryCW

Thanks for this, I do so enjoy the detailed...

Thanks for this, I do so enjoy the detailed knowledge base that this forum has to offer. Among other things makes me feel a little less mad and obsessed. Not disappointed at all re the 1980 vintage,...
08-25-18, 02:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,591
Posted By BarryCW

Thanks for taking an interest, the BB has serial...

Thanks for taking an interest, the BB has serial number WN0001433. I have taken a real interest in how these bikes found there way to NZ. If it was imported at time of manufacture, it would have been...
08-25-18, 02:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By BarryCW

Think I'll leave it alone

Cheers guys, think I will leave it alone, especially as asking $350NZ for it. You know the feeling you see something tempting in your size and heart takes over- titanium for goodness sake! There...
08-23-18, 08:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,591
Posted By BarryCW

and here it is, quite a handsome badge. Can we...

and here it is, quite a handsome badge. Can we get closer to age and origin from here?...
08-23-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 64,644
Posted By BarryCW

531 Special in blue

and here it is:
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08-23-18, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,432
Posted By BarryCW

Hello, This bike has turned up locally for sale,...

Hello, This bike has turned up locally for sale, photos are a bit rough, no decals, advertised as a Sakae Titanium (?). I can just make out Shimano 600 tricolour brakes. I quick look at net would...
08-21-18, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,591
Posted By BarryCW

New Zealand resident Raleigh competition

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Hello people. I was lucky enough to score this Raleigh Competition, frame,...
08-20-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,915
Posted By BarryCW

Kuwahara Siera Grande 1985

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This Kuwahara Siera Grande found its way into my garage in NZ. It has the...
08-20-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,737
Posted By BarryCW

I am fortunate to ride a number of old race steel...

I am fortunate to ride a number of old race steel bikes on a selection of modern and vintage tubular and clincher wheel sets. I love them all. I have only just started on the world of tubs, mainly...
08-02-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,285
Posted By BarryCW

A newbie here and a recent returnee to steel...

A newbie here and a recent returnee to steel bikes I purchased a rejuvenated Peugeot (63 st, 60tt) because I had one when young. It is SV980 tubing and has provided exhilarating rides, at times and...
07-26-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,853
Posted By BarryCW

Thanks for the laugh Nightcap, its been a big...

Thanks for the laugh Nightcap, its been a big day. e-bikes in New Zealand are also getting big in numbers. I imagine I will have one when I'm older and grumpier than I am now. Must say on a couple of...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,065
Posted By BarryCW

Excuse my ignorance what are the things on the...

Excuse my ignorance what are the things on the spokes? Those fenders are spectacular
07-24-18, 04:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,699
Posted By BarryCW

In my new world of doing bikes up I have...

In my new world of doing bikes up I have discovered the joy of freewheels and their removal. I have reintroduced my self to the world of physics and first aid. My local engineering shop gave me a...
07-24-18, 03:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,612
Posted By BarryCW

I have a similar approach to Andy K in regards to...

I have a similar approach to Andy K in regards to what am I going to do with the latest old steel bike that seems to have magically appeared in my garage. In fact part of my joy is the torture I...
07-24-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,612
Posted By BarryCW

I have a similar approach to Andy K in regards to...

I have a similar approach to Andy K in regards to what am I going to do with the latest old steel bike that seems to have magically appeared in my garage. In fact part of my joy is the torture I...
Forum: Foo
07-22-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4,658
Views: 3,242,915
Posted By BarryCW

Siera Grande Kuwahara

I'm not sure if resurrecting an ancient post is appropriate, but I was excited to see this green Kuwahara. I have the identical bike here in NZ. It has the Fred Deely sticker as well as a "sold and...
07-18-18, 04:51 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 64,644
Posted By BarryCW

Hi I am new on this forum but not so much in age....

Hi I am new on this forum but not so much in age. Making enough posts to get photo load access. Anyway purchased a lovely one owner 1976 Holdsworth 531 Special in blue from Christchurch. Initially...
07-17-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,311
Posted By BarryCW

Miyata 912 and other Japanese fun projects

Hello I'm new. I like the green paint job on that Miyata. Not so long ago I restored a 1985 Kuwahara Siera Grande ATB, seeing the Miyata posted here made me realise just how much the early "mountain...
Forum: Introductions
07-17-18, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By BarryCW

Hi TMonk. Variations of: North of Westport to...

Hi TMonk. Variations of: North of Westport to Karamea, South to Punakaiki on the stunning coast rode and up the Buller Gorge to Inangahua. Coast, bush, mountains, rivers, birds, campervans, rain,...
Forum: Introductions
07-16-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By BarryCW

Hello from NewZealand

I rode bikes from the 60's to 80's and didn't think much about it. Four years ago I decided to get fitter and purchased a road bike. The joy of riding returned to me. I entered events and even joined...
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