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05-12-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 781
Posted By Chuck M

My experience is purely unscientific. But when I...

My experience is purely unscientific. But when I bought a modern bike a few years ago I had never rode clipless, did not have the shoes for them and didn't see the point for my casual riding. The guy...
04-15-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 8,794
Posted By Andy_K

Every year, this contest reminds me just how bad...

Every year, this contest reminds me just how bad I am at bargain hunting. I was just looking at the "after" pictures of this bike and thinking, "Wait! How is that under $108?"

Meanwhile, I'm...
04-13-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 715
Views: 28,785
Posted By gaucho777

I ran into a similar problem when I recently...

I ran into a similar problem when I recently built the Colnago I plan to ride at Eroica CA. I managed to get a few millimeters of extra clearance by adding a washer which I filed at an angle to...
04-12-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Chombi1

That's cool! I wonder though if this a book...

That's cool!
I wonder though if this a book about their production models or their competition history within those years, or hopefully, both?
A bit pricey a 60 bucks, but could be something...
04-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,764
Posted By SurferRosa

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to...

You're attached to earthly goods which leads to your suffering.
04-02-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,091,385
Posted By Clang

Univega Gran Premio - $100 (Burbank, CA) ...

Univega Gran Premio - $100 (Burbank, CA)
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/north-hollywood-vintage-univega-premio/7466030633.html
...
03-20-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5,056
Views: 559,415
Posted By Mr. 66

It getting to be that time of year, I'm always...

It getting to be that time of year, I'm always early on this, late doesn't cut it when having the garden. This was all weeded and I'll weed again and plant next weekend....
03-14-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4,856
Views: 510,043
Posted By RustyJames

SR would be dandy. Thx jdawg!

SR would be dandy. Thx jdawg!
02-13-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By FML123

I had a black on on my gravel bike, but the...

I had a black on on my gravel bike, but the little coil spring for the striker got fatigued after less than a year, and I didn’t even use it that much. I also replaced it with a much more durable...
02-11-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,102
Views: 440,910
Posted By 3alarmer

It took me a while to realize this one had not been repainted...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/me_and_the_raleigh_super_course_001_f10c643c2ff656f467860609ae2ac472273fcba8.jpg
12-05-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By repechage

Appears very clean workmanship. tandems rarely...

Appears very clean workmanship.
tandems rarely retain value unfortunately
as a used machine- the way to go
11-27-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By noobinsf

Vexed by Dia Compe 960 cantis

I am trying to set these up, and I am matching every reference I can find, as far as I can tell, but to no avail. Theyíre NOS 960 cantilevers, a 1985 Univega Alpina Uno. As pictured below, the...
11-24-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,239
Posted By 79pmooney

My '73 Competition - Friday bike. 5 pint lunch...

My '73 Competition - Friday bike. 5 pint lunch and straight(?) home. Bike had been pinned or tabbed. Perfect alignment. Monday morning the frame went to paint. Painter was good. Filled all...
11-18-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By seedsbelize2

I've been looking for awhile.

I've been looking for awhile.
11-16-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,091,385
Posted By thumpism

Tiny Gunnar cheap in MI. $200. ...

Tiny Gunnar cheap in MI. $200.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1234895220339656
...
11-07-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By OldCoot

I am curious if anyone has ever used a short...

I am curious if anyone has ever used a short threaded spacer inside the fork with it threaded onto the short rear brake thread, and then a standared screw into the other end of the spacer through the...
10-25-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,305
Posted By bark_eater

Poor impulse control strikes again... I contacted...

Poor impulse control strikes again... I contacted the seller and it looks like their headed my way. If it all works out I might be amendable to some horse trading.
09-09-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,163
Posted By seypat

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro....

Looks like a racier version of my 83 SR Semi Pro. No fork/DO eyelets. Shifter bosses. I'm guessing a SR Professional or Maxima. The serial # format matches the one on my bike.
07-21-21, 05:33 PM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,091,385
Posted By PilotFishBob

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't...

Raleigh International, $250 near Phoenix. Can't tell much from the one pic, seems in decent condition. Lot of nice bikes pop up in that area, both my Paramounts came from there...
...
07-20-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,051
Posted By noobinsf

I donít know the first thing about Torpado, but...

I donít know the first thing about Torpado, but my Motobecane Grand Record with 531 main tubes takes a 26.4 post. Just a data point, nothing more.

Oh, and my old Puch Bergmeister gaspipe took a...
07-08-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,969
Posted By Sluggo

For clarification: are you saying that this curve...

For clarification: are you saying that this curve happens because the tube is heated on one side only?
06-19-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By saias

Lower Gearing for Suntour Sprint 9000

My 50 year old body does not have the stamina or leg strength to make it up some hills on my rides. The bike is running Suntour Sprint 9000 with 13-21 freewheel, and 42/53 chainrings. Looking at the...
06-10-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 458
Posted By icemilkcoffee

SpeedofLite posted a Bicycle magazine review of...

SpeedofLite posted a Bicycle magazine review of this bike:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1226632-road-test-bike-review-1988-buyers-guide-nishiki-univega-trek.html

BTW these bikes are...
04-24-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 560,082
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Congrats on the find! I saw that ad a few days...

Congrats on the find! I saw that ad a few days ago and was flabbergasted at the price, certainly for such a rare bird. Glad a BF member snagged it and loves it! Looks like you may have a little more...
03-05-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,075
Posted By orcas island

A major ďthank youĒ to forum member Obrentharris...

A major ďthank youĒ to forum member Obrentharris for providing me with an entire French cockpit to replace the one that was missing from this Gitane
Pivo stem, unmarked (but French) bars and a very...
03-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 193,199
Posted By Dkirk

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3af54fb3_9075_44f2_8004_bcb60c3efa77_02cf3a10995a942c0bfc8b61cccc8f3ae371fc59.jpeg
Got mine on the wall in my office
02-04-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 89,437
Posted By G.Varela

Surly an upgraded TdF model. Some really nice...

Surly an upgraded TdF model. Some really nice parts though :). If any body is interested in the frame, I'll let it go for just shipping charges. Or better yet, a trade for something French of the...
01-30-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,957
Posted By daka

I didn't mean to suggest that the "upgrades"...

I didn't mean to suggest that the "upgrades" occurred later in the life of the bike. I saw all of those items on new Super Course MkIIs when I worked at a Raleigh dealer in the '70s, but never all on...
01-04-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 913
Posted By Shwuno

Peugeot PX10 (I think?)

Hi everyone, Iím a complete newbie looking for some advice sorry if Iím breaking any forum rules here!

So Iíve recently purchased this beauty, it was listed as a PX10 but guessing it could be a...
01-02-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,912
Posted By tiger1964

I agree 100%, my Gitane is perhaps not bottom...

I agree 100%, my Gitane is perhaps not bottom rung but you can see the bottom rung from there! It's "restoration-mod" anyway, wrong year for a Simplex 543 and 1x6 set-ups did not exist then. but, I'd...
12-21-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,387
Posted By mkeller234

Unicorn on its way

Iím not sure if unicorn is an appropriate description for an 80ís Asian built Lotus, but it is incredibly hard to find information about the Sprint. Iím really curious to know how many of these are...
11-02-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,231
Posted By La Brea Bike

I just checked both my '85 Prestige and '85 Comp,...

I just checked both my '85 Prestige and '85 Comp, they also are '84 frame production. I am guessing as they were more expensive and a harder sell, they just made one frame contract for those....
09-01-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,673
Posted By JacobLee

Dumb Question of the Day: I donít have any...

Dumb Question of the Day:

I donít have any experience with these old rims, but I do somehow have options. And I donít have any old rear wheels, but Iíve got three fronts. Iím definitely not using...
08-15-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 26,845
Posted By rustystrings61

Assembled!

I couldn’t stand all the ragged transitions from the rattle-can blue to the tired chrome, so I masked off the stays and fork tips to where the paint had originally stopped and used some old Testor’s...
08-09-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,091,385
Posted By sheddle

and here I was hoping there was a French bike...

and here I was hoping there was a French bike company called FORTRAN...
08-03-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 88,455
Posted By Rooney

I think I've just come across the answer, here....

I think I've just come across the answer, here. (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1103357-re-1985-voyaguer-sp-components-questions.html)

Three other '84/85 Voyageur SP owners (including...
07-12-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By dedhed

https://youtu.be/hlfXmN7C5TY

https://youtu.be/hlfXmN7C5TY
07-08-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 878,210
Posted By plonz

speed king ... I believe that man could kill a...

speed king ... I believe that man could kill a bear with a stick.
09-23-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 149,808
Posted By mrcurly

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1224x1632/p1070504_2_fd621005b54f39c8d2b52560362441369b42ecb9.jpg


More mystery stampings... 59/60 PX10.


What is the serial number on...
12-03-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,176
Posted By toavii

I have a couple of family members on my side and...

I have a couple of family members on my side and the gal's side that do quite a bit of garage sale-ing(?).

I've made them a quick guide of things to look for when looking at a vintage road bike....
03-12-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,163
Posted By bob3320

Hello all. Thanks for all the advice. I...

Hello all. Thanks for all the advice.

I bought it ! Got it for $550.

I know it's not a race bike or anything like that, but I think it'll suit our needs.

I think it'll be better than...
10-29-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,235
Posted By squirtdad

I happily stand corrected. I had the light...

I happily stand corrected. I had the light action one a panasonic and it works really nicely
12-28-11, 06:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,108
Posted By rootboy

DISCLAIMERS: Although I have two metal lathes,...

DISCLAIMERS: Although I have two metal lathes, and a small milling machine, I’m no machinist. I am fairly adept with my woodworking machines and tools, but I’m a complete amateur on metalworking...
05-18-11, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,397
Views: 560,082
Posted By cobrabyte

1981 Trek 613 Currently in the garage while...

1981 Trek 613

Currently in the garage while I add SKS "longboard" fenders, KoolStop brake pads and a blackburn rear rack. I'll add updated pics in a few days.
...
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