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11-12-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,269
Posted By juvela

----- VIVA ARREGUI! :love: --- tip...

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VIVA ARREGUI! :love:

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tip -

the crank removal threads are standard 22mm
10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
10-01-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By T-Mar

Based on the serial number, in conjunction with...

Based on the serial number, in conjunction with the world championship stripes and the CPSC compliant cage on the Shimano front derailleur, this bicycle was built in 1978. However, I see that the OP...
09-30-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 630
Posted By SurferRosa

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
08-13-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By 3speedslow

Similar to what you have. Early 60ís ...

Similar to what you have. Early 60ís

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08-12-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By juvela

----- Coloral bottles were produced in a...

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Coloral bottles were produced in a half dozen or so anodised colours
aluminum cages were offered for them which were anodised to match
it was a fashion at this epoch for riders to carry...
08-12-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By steelbikeguy

the cage on the left is from T.A., and one of my...

the cage on the left is from T.A., and one of my favorites!

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Steve in Peoria
08-09-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,818
Posted By SirMike1983

Over the past few weeks, I've been reviving this...

Over the past few weeks, I've been reviving this 1949-50 Schwinn Superior three speed. It is a bit of an oddity - an electroforged frame with a seamless and brazed bottom bracket housing...
07-24-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Pcampeau

A new addition to my Made In England fleet. 1960/61 Raleigh Lenton Grand Prix

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07-09-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By MauriceMoss

It looks like a Piave: ...

It looks like a Piave:

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Ciclo Piave (by the Michelin family) is a very...
07-09-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By juvela

----- chainset is Magistroni Super Zenith,...

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chainset is Magistroni Super Zenith, produced only for a brief time ca. 1964-1965, just before Giostra closed the marque -
...
07-09-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,276
Posted By droppedandlost

Back to the original topic, Bob Roll specifically...

Back to the original topic, Bob Roll specifically mentioned today that Eddy's list of achievements would never be equaled, but Cav had a chance to tie one of those records.
07-08-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,276
Posted By scozim

Does it bug anyone else - TdF and Merckx

One advantage of working remotely this time of year is I can watch each stage of the Tour de France in the mornings as I work (and mute during conference calls). This year the commentators have been...
07-08-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By Doug Fattic

Yes my student did a very nice job fillet brazing...

Yes my student did a very nice job fillet brazing his frame. I think you'll find your Super Sport with its original components will work just fine for your purposes. It is what I'll call a "go for a...
06-19-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,214
Posted By ThermionicScott

There's nothing magical about the 650B wheel spec...

There's nothing magical about the 650B wheel spec itself. The big draw that got lots of people converting to 650B was the very comfortable, yet fast, tires available in that size. Nowadays (well,...
06-15-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By 3speedslow

Seems like a daily occurrence now. A year away...

Seems like a daily occurrence now. A year away from my stuff and a bad memory equals little Christmas time on a regular basis. Today was a DA crankset!
06-09-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,640
Posted By cudak888

Most everyday clothes are just fine for everyday...

Most everyday clothes are just fine for everyday riding.

When you're doing specialized riding (e.g., training, racing, for sport), clothes designed to keep one comfortable and minimally chafed are...
06-02-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,721
Posted By sd5782

And I thought I was styling on my paselas after...

And I thought I was styling on my paselas after upgrading from decades of Kendas. Oh well.
05-28-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By polymorphself

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that...

juvela Is like one of those bots on Redd*t that just knows everything and automatically responds. Good stuff.
05-24-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,175
Posted By obrentharris

What a fine bike! I'm glad you have decided to...

What a fine bike!
I'm glad you have decided to retain its character, and I'm once again grateful to juvela for all of the knowledge he shares about bikes of this vintage.
Brent
05-21-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By juvela

----- hello dbalu, you have certainly...

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hello dbalu,

you have certainly found a most excellent puzzle here! ;)

this piece sends mixed messages all over.

may be able to work out a couple points but have no guesses as to...
05-20-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By juvela

----- it is a house brand for the french...

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it is a house brand for the french chainstore COOP

example in photo looks to hail from the 1974-77 time

arc en ciel is the french term for rainbow

at least some examples have been...
05-03-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,187
Posted By cudak888

Yes. All the details match up perfectly to a...

Yes. All the details match up perfectly to a Superior of the era, and Schwinn didn't make a Circuit back then.

There's nothing here that looks remotely like a Wastyn. It's a fillet-brazed Schwinn...
04-25-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,700
Posted By styggno1

1956 Crescent VM-racer, mod 201 (pre pepita)

This was a nice weekend!

Met up with a man that during 45 years had stored a bicycle in his dry and dark attic. Now it was for sale and he decided I was the right buyer/caretaker of it.

It is a...
04-17-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By juvela

----- thank you for sharing this new arrival...

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thank you for sharing this new arrival at the co-op :)

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frame -

exhibits interesting combination construction of Agrati bulge-formed head of "EXPORT" pattern with lugged seat of...
04-10-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 25,613
Views: 3,355,818
Posted By SirMike1983

It sounds a lot like the Craigslist buyers I'd...

It sounds a lot like the Craigslist buyers I'd come across a few years back. I'm not doing the Craigslist thing any more these days. It was like you'd get 1 real buyer for every 3 flakes - people who...
04-08-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By cudak888

PAY SHIPPING: 1951 Raleigh Sports (21" ladies' frame)

*** SPOKEN FOR: This '51 Sports will soon have a new home with Don, a friend who lives in my same neighborhood who's a 3-speed collector ***

Ged117 offered me his '50 Raleigh Superbe a few weeks...
02-18-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...apart from the excellent and comprehensive...

.
...apart from the excellent and comprehensive advice already given here, I would add that you might want to consider your objectives for doing this.
For my own use, the gear range increase from a...
02-16-21, 03:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,985
Posted By barnfind

That won't happen around here. People flat out...

That won't happen around here. People flat out refuse to pay for labor and they want a lifetime warranty on everything they buy.

I was in a bike shop last week, the owner was changing two tubes on...
02-14-21, 05:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,582
Posted By Hproduguidon

extension for suicide derailleur ...

extension for suicide derailleur
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02-06-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,182
Posted By nlerner

No? Wait, yes. uh, maybe.

No? Wait, yes.

uh, maybe.
01-31-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,392
Posted By markk900

I might be in the minority here but I have never...

I might be in the minority here but I have never really liked the white ones. And I was around (though young) when they were racing them in the 60s and 70s. The blue looks amazing.....
01-15-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By thook

i'd read somewhere about using ammonia to free...

i'd read somewhere about using ammonia to free aluminum parts. better at attacking aluminum oxidation vs rust attackers since it's not actually rust. i've not tried it, yet
01-02-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By juvela

----- this set is the second generation "G2"...

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this set is the second generation "G2" or "Mk.II" edition created by Ets. Verot-Perrin reworking the original in 1981

the outer C/W is mis-mounted in that the small hole is supposed to go...
11-26-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Rage

Yep. Just leave it alone and ride it.

Yep. Just leave it alone and ride it.
11-26-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Mr. 66

I would keep the Ritchey hardnose.

I would keep the Ritchey hardnose.
10-27-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,420
Posted By conspiratemus1

This anecdote puzzles me. Speaking as a person...

This anecdote puzzles me. Speaking as a person whose spouse worked in insurance, why would you think USPS's insurance ought to have paid that claim, enough to spend time hounding them about it? They...
10-12-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By RobbieTunes

Especially if they donít have to worry about...

Especially if they donít have to worry about patents, copyrights, human rights, and international law.
Cheap goods and money talks. Iím as guilty as anyone. Patience is a virtue, and they have...
10-10-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 820
Posted By juvela

----- shift lever part of a gear ensemble...

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shift lever part of a gear ensemble intended for juvenile cycles -

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10-03-20, 08:38 PM
08-29-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,384
Posted By bikemig

+ 1 on this. Old school MTBs--no...

+ 1 on this.

Old school MTBs--no suspension--are likely your best choice. A vintage rigid MTB is easier to work on and a better all around bike if you plan on riding it primarily on roads or even...
08-26-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,414
Posted By rccardr

Pelizzoli 650B, 38's: ...

Pelizzoli 650B, 38's:
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Davidson DIsco Signature, 32's:
...
08-22-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,427
Posted By John R Smith

Many thanks for all your good-humoured replies....

Many thanks for all your good-humoured replies. Actually, to be serious for a moment, my completely wasted evening yesterday and my resulting angst could have been avoided by two simple things -

...
08-15-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,331
Posted By cb400bill

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.

Mid to late 80's Schwinns.
08-08-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By GMS

Continued ...

Continued
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08-03-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,098
Posted By Kabuki12

Those are my favorite end plugs and yes tuck in,...

Those are my favorite end plugs and yes tuck in, it is worth the effort. Start at the top and wrap so that your grip “tightens” the wrap. With a lighter color I would shellac to try and keep clean.
08-03-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,418
Posted By Salamandrine

I'd hear that one all the time. A classic, so to...

I'd hear that one all the time. A classic, so to speak.
08-03-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,418
Posted By tiger1964

Possibly the most-quoted misinformation ever; I'd...

Possibly the most-quoted misinformation ever; I'd swear it's been around since before aluminum was on the Periodic Table... then again, maybe not.
08-03-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,098
Posted By John Nolan

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar...

Yes, start at the top, and tuck in at the bar ends. No tape, no worries.

Marinoni, eh?
08-03-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,098
Posted By polymorphself

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to...

Iíve always found the biggest benefit of cloth to be that you can wrap from the top down, then you donít need tape or twine at the top. And yeah then tuck on at the bottom.
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