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06-24-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 12,381
Posted By VintageRide

Early '60's P.Peschi - it gets ridden a few times...

Early '60's P.Peschi - it gets ridden a few times a year and always a nice ride. Would like to go from the current 25mm tubulars to 30 mm one day just to make it that much more comfortable.


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02-12-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 17,595
Posted By VintageRide

Did I miss any mention of Barbara Streisand?...

Did I miss any mention of Barbara Streisand? Maybe throw in Cass Elliot, Karen Carpenter as well as Dionne Warwick, heck, even Leslie Gore was a good singer in her own way. All of them were...
01-11-19, 02:19 AM
01-11-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 51,212
Views: 6,654,746
Posted By VintageRide

I'll take half a dozen....... ...

I'll take half a dozen.......



https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/d/puyallup-vintage-colnago-arabesque-regal/6787343116.html
12-31-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,597
Posted By VintageRide

Certainly is sharp looking! A careful cleaning...

Certainly is sharp looking! A careful cleaning should have it looking almost as good as new - deserves to be kept original given it survived intact. I use one of those first generation Record...
11-09-18, 07:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,613
Posted By VintageRide

Not vintage per se but equipped with some vintage...

Not vintage per se but equipped with some vintage components, it may not be my most used bike but it ended up being the most expensive so this Rawland Stag fills the spot. Loving those Compass Baby...
11-09-18, 06:57 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 169,190
Posted By VintageRide

Brother's 1979 - 80 Centurion Pro Tour and ex....

Brother's 1979 - 80 Centurion Pro Tour and ex. Nishiki Cresta.


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


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


https://i.imgur.com/YiXymEN.jpg
11-05-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,211,113
Posted By VintageRide

Just another bike path, took the old Peschi on a...

Just another bike path, took the old Peschi on a nice 40 - 50 km ride. Always a safe bet using tubular tires and having a 30 year old spare!


https://i.imgur.com/86wGTs9.jpg
11-05-18, 08:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,092
Posted By VintageRide

Adding a bit more, last shot was with my old...

Adding a bit more, last shot was with my old iphone 4 as the battery in my camera died, was hoping for a better picture:


https://i.imgur.com/yXX5LSS.jpg


https://i.imgur.com/N5d6efO.jpg

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11-05-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,092
Posted By VintageRide

A few images taken while riding around the...

A few images taken while riding around the greater Vancouver area - hope they are Fall worthy:


https://i.imgur.com/1fMfVzG.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/w9VnTCj.jpg
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10-31-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
Posted By VintageRide

Piff - watch it now, you will never be the same...

Piff - watch it now, you will never be the same once you begin riding on a pair of lighter wheels shod with say Compass Baby Shoe Pass tires. in 42mm, that item attached to the rear derailleur is...
10-31-18, 05:50 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 149,148
Posted By VintageRide

Glad I am not alone when I get the same feeling...

Glad I am not alone when I get the same feeling that a good set of fenders just seem, well, the perfect compliment on a nice bike that finally makes it look complete, and to think for years all I had...
10-31-18, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,863
Posted By VintageRide

I may have missed any updates on your Fuji...

I may have missed any updates on your Fuji jamesdak and it has been over 2 years since you posted here but have you any further information available on your build? Still enjoying my S12S every time...
Replies: 47
Views: 5,271
Posted By VintageRide

Built up this 1981 Fuji S12S into a low trail...

Built up this 1981 Fuji S12S into a low trail 650B bike - anywhere from about the mid '70's until 1982 or so, the America is also the same geometry and is all chrome moly tubing as well as hand made,...
10-29-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,545
Posted By VintageRide

Adding to the collection: 1977 Sabatini...

Adding to the collection:

1977 Sabatini Record

https://i.imgur.com/sM0HKvO.jpg



https://i.imgur.com/7gGKGgA.jpg
10-29-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,270
Posted By VintageRide

Back in the bike boom period of the early '70's...

Back in the bike boom period of the early '70's when I was a teenager I rode all over the city of Winnipeg ( about 500,000 in population ) and except for the odd irate or angry individual never felt...
10-12-18, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

As I have posted some of these images previously...

As I have posted some of these images previously I usually do not want to overdue it but as many were attached to Photobucket and disappeared I mind as well do it again.

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10-11-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

I noticed that on Duke7777s Gemini that every...

I noticed that on Duke7777s Gemini that every other drilling on the rear dropout does not go through, obviously there was most likely concern about compromising the strength - or perhaps they wanted...
10-11-18, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

I can certainly post more images noglider and...

I can certainly post more images noglider and hopefully they will meet your approval, speaking of which I concur with due ruote that the Gemini deserves more exposure, Duke7777 hinted at those...
10-10-18, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

It was time for some new cotton handlebar tape...

It was time for some new cotton handlebar tape and I went with blue - helped by the fact that no one locally had the red I was using. I had considered it originally and now feel it compliments the...
07-26-18, 12:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,742
Posted By VintageRide

Do give serious consideration to one of those...

Do give serious consideration to one of those Fuji S12S and variants I mentioned, very stable, predictable and nice riding bikes that really only need Dia Compe 750 center pull brakes to convert, and...
07-25-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,742
Posted By VintageRide

Frankly I do not know of very many vintage frames...

Frankly I do not know of very many vintage frames that offer clearance for 42mm tires and fenders - the Fuji S10S, S12S as well as Ltd version and also the America from about 1978 - 1982 that are...
05-25-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By VintageRide

I did find an earlier thread about the Model 58...

I did find an earlier thread about the Model 58 clincher rim that had knurling - so depending on the application or perhaps the whim of the manufacturer it was somewhat prevalent, more on clinchers...
05-25-18, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By VintageRide

Aluminum rims with knurled brake surface

I noticed that the aluminum tubular rims ( early '60's Super Champion ) on my Peschi are lightly embossed to create a textured surface, over years of use the rear one has been worn almost smooth but...
05-23-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

I have been on that site but not a member yet -...

I have been on that site but not a member yet - there are a few closeup images I have that I could post on there, I was rather surprised when doing a search on the seat post that nothing came up,...
05-23-18, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

Finally disassembled the proper 49D crank set,...

Finally disassembled the proper 49D crank set, cleaned, sanded and polished it over a couple of days and installed it along with a proper Stronglight 118.5mm axle ( replacing a shorter Campagnolo one...
05-12-18, 02:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,396
Posted By VintageRide

Modern "Classic" shoes

After searching for a casual or touring shoe that has a sleek Classic style I found the William Lennon " Aturo" , Magliamo's "Strada" and a pair on Ebay handmade in Serbia at 115.00 U.S. plus...
04-16-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 149,148
Posted By VintageRide

Although I have posted this '81 Fuji S12S in...

Although I have posted this '81 Fuji S12S in other threads one more will not hurt.


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



https://i.imgur.com/fXXE94Z.jpg
04-13-18, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

Purchased a well used but salvageable 49D of the...

Purchased a well used but salvageable 49D of the appropriate vintage on Ebay for 55.00 with free shipping- any ideas on cleaning up surface marks and polishing? I tend to do it manually without a...
04-13-18, 02:15 AM
Replies: 889
Views: 145,777
Posted By VintageRide

DQRider It is always nice to be able to...

DQRider


It is always nice to be able to encourage and in your case also inspire another person to consider building up one of these vintage Fujis around a 650B conversion - I cannot speak for...
04-12-18, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

juvela - they certainly look nice but difficult...

juvela - they certainly look nice but difficult to find - I might actually get a pair of Weinmann adjustable cable hangars at some point, and yes, I do find the combination of the 999s with the Mafac...
04-12-18, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

Found a pair of first generation Weinnman 999...

Found a pair of first generation Weinnman 999 center pull brakes as well as a Gran Sport front derailleur ( replaced a Valentino ) now looking for some more period correct chain rings ( Stronglight...
04-12-18, 06:04 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 145,777
Posted By VintageRide

Mounted a Gilles Berthoud 2886 on my '81 S12S -...

Mounted a Gilles Berthoud 2886 on my '81 S12S - pretty well complete after also going from 38mm Soma B line tires to 42mm Hetres. It's a great riding machine that is my go to bike for most of the...
03-26-18, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By VintageRide

As I suspected - perhaps I can find an...

As I suspected - perhaps I can find an appropriate bushing or something - can't hurt to look into that. Finding those earlier chain rings and bolts, I would be better off most likely buying the...
03-26-18, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By VintageRide

Stronglight 49D question

So far I have yet to find a definitive answer and I would think it would not be an issue, but just to be safe is it possible to retrofit the early bolt head design chain ring bolts in place of the...
03-26-18, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 100,386
Posted By VintageRide

ISO: Lyotard 460D pedals in at least very good...

ISO: Lyotard 460D pedals in at least very good condition ( English threaded )

Early Stronglight 49D chain ring bolts ( with the bolt head )


Have to trade:

...
01-23-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,918
Posted By VintageRide

The maximum I had at one time is 7 - now at 6 and...

The maximum I had at one time is 7 - now at 6 and hopefully soon to be 5. At 61 I am at the point where comfort and practicality are the most important so on that basis the reality would be just...
01-17-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,520
Posted By VintageRide

If the frame fits you I would definitely look...

If the frame fits you I would definitely look into finding replacement decals for the ones missing, as you will no doubt discover, high end Uragos such as this a few and far between, I currently have...
01-11-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 51,212
Views: 6,654,746
Posted By VintageRide

Some local finds: ...

Some local finds:


https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/bik/d/vintage-high-end-apollo-gran/6399281674.html



https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/bnc/bik/d/vintage-racing-bike/6452356638.html
11-27-17, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,325
Posted By VintageRide

This is too easy - longest stem I use is 70mm (...

This is too easy - longest stem I use is 70mm ( Nitto Technomic ) with various other bikes setup with 60mm, due mostly to being older and needing a more relaxed and upright position. I have not found...
11-10-17, 08:56 PM
Replies: 889
Views: 145,777
Posted By VintageRide

My understanding is that the late '70's Newest is...

My understanding is that the late '70's Newest is a rare one indeed - so finding one almost in new condition seems like the proverbial one in a million - beautiful looking by the way, Fuji really got...
11-10-17, 01:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By VintageRide

Always nice to see one from this time period -...

Always nice to see one from this time period - not very common and I keep watching for one I can convert to 650b. Maybe one day but in the meantime I am enjoying the '81 S12S that has been an...
11-08-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 61,497
Posted By VintageRide

https://i.imgur.com/dOeF9jh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/dOeF9jh.jpg
09-10-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,184
Posted By VintageRide

I have one that I removed from a mid '80's...

I have one that I removed from a mid '80's Kuwahara, seems complete, bike was parked and not ridden for some time and looks to not have been ridden too much over the years. I can supply some images -...
09-10-17, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 594,393
Posted By VintageRide

Since, like many, Photobucket has made hosting...

Since, like many, Photobucket has made hosting images a problem I have lost all of mine that were posted so here is another one of my only French bike ( so far ) an early '60's P.Peschi, don't think...
09-07-17, 04:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,232
Posted By VintageRide

Really, when you get right down to it genetics...

Really, when you get right down to it genetics and outlook are the foundation - all kinds of extremes out there from smokers, eating meat, exercise fanatics, well, you name it but in today's world...
08-23-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,485
Views: 1,508,800
Posted By VintageRide

1985 Norco Sasquatch - all told the bike cost...

1985 Norco Sasquatch - all told the bike cost 30.00 to build up from a basic frame that only came with the bottom bracket, crank set, Dia Compe cantis and headset. All in all a pleasant cruiser that...
08-11-17, 04:02 PM
Replies: 51,212
Views: 6,654,746
Posted By VintageRide

Set of vintage tubular wheels 50.00 Cdn. ...

Set of vintage tubular wheels 50.00 Cdn.


https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/van/bop/d/vintage-nisi-moncalieri/6231476219.html
08-11-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,672
Posted By VintageRide

Might want to keep an eye on Ebay Fr. - there...

Might want to keep an eye on Ebay Fr. - there have been some nice 650b frames come up for very reasonable prices, assuming you do not mind building one up of course. Or find something local that is...
08-10-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 28,326
Posted By VintageRide

Updated images of the Norco: ...

Updated images of the Norco:


http://i.imgur.com/ZlwX33p.jpg


http://i.imgur.com/b50sNsu.jpg
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