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02-27-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4,113
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Posted By Chuck M

I picked up a mixte for my wife last week. She...

I picked up a mixte for my wife last week. She doesn't appreciate the 39 year old brown paint job as much as me. If it is the difference between her liking the bike enough to ride with me once in a...
02-25-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By guy1138

Top Score! 87 Schwinn Prologue, 58cm

Among my top-5 ever vintage finds: Just brought home this barn-find Schwinn Prologue! Best I can tell, '87 or '88 with the red/white fade, Tange Prestige tubing, built by Panasonic. Offered as a...
02-25-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By francophile

Good catch. Not my arena of expertise, but after...

Good catch. Not my arena of expertise, but after posting and editing, I looked again at the welds where the DT/TT meet the head tube and started to question whether this is actually a production bike.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-25-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 39,229
Posted By DangerousDanR

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02-25-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,160
Posted By tru1shot

It's been forever! But here's the finished build...

It's been forever! But here's the finished build as it sits now anyway. I've got just over 1000 miles on it since i finished it late last summer, and it's more or less become my go-to bike for most...
02-21-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 950
Posted By 70sSanO

If the OP wants a drop bar road bike he should...

If the OP wants a drop bar road bike he should buy one. If he wants inline/interrupter brakes on the tops then he should have them installed.

Most of my braking is from the hoods, but going...
02-21-21, 12:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,740
Posted By bikingshearer

Problem #1 is the shop letting that wheel go out...

Problem #1 is the shop letting that wheel go out the door in that condition. Use the right length of spokes or grind 'em down, but get those spokes flush with, or a thread or two shorter than, the...
02-18-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 156,732
Posted By cooperryder

Miele Mt Bike

This is one of my most recent upright bar build ups from several months back that I decided to hang onto.

It has become my 'grocery getter'/ 'errand bike.
It's from around the 1988 to 1990 time...
02-14-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,531
Posted By Hailstorm_7

Build Update: The mechanical systems have...

Build Update:

The mechanical systems have all been assembled, and we merely await the saddle, bar wrap, and tires. I went loose bearings in the headset, and it swings smooth as silk. Can't wait...
02-14-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By sloar

Back from powder coater

Just got my Serotta back from the powder coater and Iím extremely happy. I initially started this project to flip, once I built it up Iíve decided to keep it. I need to change the bars and stem then...
01-28-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By brixxton

Look what I got!!

I can't be the only one unable to pass up a deal even if it's the last $20 under my mattress. Of course I tell myself that with a little elbow grease and time i'll make a profit, save it from the...
01-26-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,262
Posted By JaccoW

Look cyccommute you are clearly very...

Look cyccommute you are clearly very anti-kickstand for whatever reasons that might be. I'm a fan of them on the right bikes. I wouldn't put one on a road bike, or at least not one that crushes the...
01-26-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,897
Posted By randyjawa

Years ago, I bought a 1" Performance Select at...

Years ago, I bought a 1" Performance Select at Home Depot, a Canadian big box hardware/lumber store. Thought that I had lost is so bought another one and then found the old one (figures). Basically,...
01-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By JohnDThompson

The Maillard 700 Helicomatic hubs are the top-end...

The Maillard 700 Helicomatic hubs are the top-end of Maillard's product line. Well-finished, ground and polished bearing races like Campagnolo Record. The Matrix rims are heat treated, hard anodized...
01-11-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 346,713
Posted By Wildwood

An update. AndyA is responsible for providing...

An update. AndyA is responsible for providing such wonderful cages, drillium, (smooth as glass) BB, headset.

below first mock-up with Weinmann delta brakes, black stem & post. Silver is...
01-09-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,897
Posted By randyjawa

Now, wait for a few days while I clean the...

Now, wait for a few days while I clean the components in preparation for assembly. For now, the Torpado frame is looking pretty good. I do have two small spots to touch up but the repair is a snap....
12-20-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 375,338
Posted By Kdogbikes

Working assembly of the super sport. Trying the...

Working assembly of the super sport. Trying the bb conversion.looks to be a bit wide on nd side. Schwinn approved bar ends to do shifting duties. Thought the black dia-compe brakes looked right on...
12-11-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,414
Posted By Wildwood

Updated pic - got rid of white bar tape, red...

Updated pic - got rid of white bar tape, red cable housing. Different saddle.
(actually just getting around to posting pics from mods of 7 or 8 months ago).
...
12-08-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 27,129
Posted By AustinFitz

Success!!!

Finally got around to installing the front and rear Le Tech derailleurs on my 1984 Centurion Elite GT!

Being that this bike was originally equipped with regular pull Mountech derailleurs and a...
11-25-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,951
Posted By gugie

Gillott mixte in the Atelier

Last year I had a coals to Newcastle moment. I receieved an email from a Welshman who wanted to do a 650b conversion on his Ephgrave (https://www.flickr.com/photos/gugie/albums/72157701445230242). I...
11-25-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 387,912
Posted By jimijames

Raleigh Mixte

I'm helping my friend to restore this Raleigh Mixte, I worked on a couple of Mixte frames but never seen one made with Reynolds 531 tubing. I only know that Raleigh Super Course Mk.1 and Mk.2 mixtes...
11-13-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By jamesdak

Ochsner, "Swiss" bike I just had to have.

Well I swear this is a disease. Just moved on my lovely Lemond Ventoux to make space and then this morning I found myself on the road heading to see another bike. I mean it is Swiss and I’ve never...
11-12-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By badger_biker

I'm a happy guy! I received the 86 Voyageur from...

I'm a happy guy! I received the 86 Voyageur from BikeTales today and it's a nice one! Less happy is my wife who thinks no person needs so many bikes :-)
10-27-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 375,338
Posted By SurferRosa

Finished the '72 Torpado. Wow. No words....

Finished the '72 Torpado. Wow. No words. Amazingly smooth ride. A keeper, for sure.

https://i.imgur.com/VBAN3xs.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/HDABEuB.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/1wrcZMU.jpg
10-26-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 375,338
Posted By mrv

Second shakedown....

Heliomatic hubs from plonz. Built into wheels.
Simplex shifter mounts from francophile
Nitto Albatross bars from Bianchigirll

First ride proved I didnít tighten the rear wheel enough....
10-26-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 375,338
Posted By JohnDThompson

Waiting for tires and chain peening tool:

Waiting for tires and chain peening tool:
10-26-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4,113
Views: 375,338
Posted By Wildwood

Quikie pic update! Still waiting on cables. ...

Quikie pic update! Still waiting on cables.

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10-20-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By the sci guy

Late 80's Cilo - seeking info & input

Some of you probably saw me ask about this bike a few times already before I actually bought it, but I have it now, and have a few more questions; mainly - can anyone help me figure out what year...
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By Chriscraft760

German GUDEREIT Mixte 57cm

Iím guessing this is a 1988 model by the SunTour Checker derailleur date codes I found. This Mixte frame measures 57cm top seat post to center BB and has 45cm chain stays... Iím guessing it is a...
10-12-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 873
Posted By Petersrock

Hi everyone, its been while since Ive updated...

Hi everyone, its been while since Ive updated this but things are coming along. I posted elsewhere but I'll add it here as well, Im having a couple issues Im wondering if anyone can help out with. ...
10-08-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By randyjawa

Rabeneick Modell Campagnolo - Finished!

I cannot believe that it took me two years, and then some, to complete this 1958 German bicycle, a Rabeneick 120d, commonly referred to as the Rabeneick "Modell Campagnolo". But, at last the bike is...
10-04-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By icemilkcoffee

Terry style Bianchi

I bought this Terry style Bianchi for my wife:

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I...
10-03-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,287
Posted By malcala622

Life is just peachy when you have a 48cm...

Life is just peachy when you have a 48cm Centurion Ironman. A few weeks and ill get it looking pretty.
...
09-29-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 747
Posted By ramzilla

It's no longer "all steel". Here's the...

It's no longer "all steel".

Here's the makeover pictures for the Schwinn Caliente. With new wheels & 25mm Panaracer tires it rolls fast. Upright alloy handlebars with 6 speed Shimano grip...
09-28-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By 52telecaster

Long lost bike I wanted bitd... Raleigh touring 14

Long lost bike I wanted bitd...

I briefly worked at Illinois Cycle many years ago when i was broke and had a young family. While there I coveted a Raleigh Touring 14. It seemed like a ticket to...
09-26-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,741
Views: 991,287
Posted By AustinFitz

It's not exactly matching, but yes my other...

It's not exactly matching, but yes my other favorite bike is my '84 Elite GT 15. It was the reason I first fell in love with Centurions! Loved it so much I had to find myself a racer too. That way I...
09-25-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By ryansu

Araya was standard equipment on Road and Mountain...

Araya was standard equipment on Road and Mountain bikes in the 70s and 80s I have always found them sturdy and dependable.
09-10-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By gugie

Tools required: 1. Hole saw - "one size...

Tools required:
1. Hole saw - "one size smaller" than your fender radius
2. 2X4

Cut the hole close to the edge of the 2X4, drill bit to hit just below the edge. The piece you cut out we'll call...
09-07-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 60,295
Views: 8,993,317
Posted By JaccoW

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World...

Looks like a nice older Koga-Miyata World Traveller in a size 58. Ä125 asking price, bidding starts at Ä100. Needs some work but technically sound. It's in my city, but 58 is too small for me.
...
09-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,209
Posted By Glennr134

Took the Schwinn for a quick ride before my wife...

Took the Schwinn for a quick ride before my wife came home from her salon. I like how the Biopace feels. I think my knees liked it as well.
09-04-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 701
Posted By rebraun

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08-23-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 862
Posted By sd5782

nothing too special

Nothing too special, just an old Supersport. Getting more into this hobby in the last few years showed the neglect by me of this old bike. Lots of cleaning done. New cables and rear derailleur and...
08-11-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,439
Posted By cudak888

1 + 1 = 1952...Say hello to another Raleigh Sports

A box arrived today from pastorbobnlnh containing some all-original Raleigh goodness:
...
08-09-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 60,295
Views: 8,993,317
Posted By merziac

Mine, done! Huge shoutout here for outing...

Mine, done!

Huge shoutout here for outing this, been looking for one of these and a bargain is great..

Quick wipe down and driveway detail, lower the stem, raise the seat, very minor rear wheel...
08-09-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,696
Posted By Dylansbob

20yrs bike picking. I've had finds, but this one......whew

Sooo a 10spd Pinarello bike popped up on FB this evening. More pics coming tomorrow after I've had a chance to clean and look over. My heart is still racing 4hrs later. First pic is as found. I had...
08-08-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,047
Posted By BlueDevil63

1975 Masi Gran Criterium - just acquired

I just received this. Pictures are as it came out of the box (reassembled of course). It is a CyclArt restoration and very well done. Martano rims are a nice correct touch as are the cable ends. I'll...
08-07-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Rbonn

My 1973 Terryn

Every journey begins with the first step. For the first time in many years I bought a vintage bike. A 1973 Terryn from Belgium. I am really happy with the purchase.

Thought Iíd share some photos...
08-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By The Golden Boy

There's the 2nd bottle braze ons and mid-fork...

There's the 2nd bottle braze ons and mid-fork eyelets that are missing from the earlier ones. IMO- the bottle cage is a big deal, and the mid fork would be a big deal if you're actually touring on...
08-03-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By The Golden Boy

You should totally check out the 'Show Your...

You should totally check out the 'Show Your Miyata 1000' thread. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1176535-show-your-miyata-1000-a.html That'll give you an idea of what the differences...
08-03-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By sd5782

I just recently purchased an 89 so have a little...

I just recently purchased an 89 so have a little insight on just that one. Others will say to purchase any that you see, and I agree. 1989 was I believe the first year for the freehub. It’s a 7 speed...
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