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09-29-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,735
Posted By Honusms

I’ll add wide range freewheel and classic RD with...

I’ll add wide range freewheel and classic RD with the Soma long cages (and a triple): 1972 Motobecane Grand Record now scampers up much bigger grades than I used to be able to handle.
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06-06-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6,727
Views: 1,608,533
Posted By Honusms

1991 Haro Extreme Comp

I’ve never in all of my 66+ years owned a mountain bike. But a couple of weeks ago some friends were discussing some local areas that they swear are beautiful but really require a mountain bike to...
05-28-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,318
Posted By Honusms

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️ ...

Norther-Lyon landed at my house this morning ☺️

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,748
Posted By Honusms

Here’s what could be called a “plain Jane” royal...

Here’s what could be called a “plain Jane” royal blue frame (Miyata 1000) that I jazzed up with red accents if you want a visual:
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05-21-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,615
Posted By Honusms

The Bumblebee Gets a Makeover

My ‘72 Bumblebee Grand Record was put together with period-correct Campy components but wasn’t getting out much. So off to eBay and BF C&V Sales for new jewelry for her. I wanted a wider range of...
04-15-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7,513
Views: 2,028,140
Posted By Honusms

Retro roadie mixte!

I didn’t mean for this to happen. I was perfectly happy with my vintage British mixte as it was. But I jumped on a set of Campy wheels offered by a forum member that came with an 11 speed rear hub...
02-18-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,021
Posted By Honusms

Miyata 1000 questions

I came by a 1981 Miyata 1000 in my size (!). Kind of scuffy on the outside but pristine on the inside. I’m thinking that some woman received the bike from her man in hopes that she’d enthusiastically...
11-11-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 337,036
Posted By Honusms

Captivante Berceau

I posted the “before” pics of my 1950’s Captivante berceau mixte on the French 3-speed thread, but thought it ought to be documented here. From the catalogs on French eBay and the Tonton forum, it...
05-25-18, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 337,036
Posted By Honusms

Univega Contrast

I adore mixtes! And now I have 2 by Univega. The blue 1982 Viva Sport has double-butted chromalloy tubing, a downtube shifter braze-on and a quick, responsive ride. Right now it has an 8 speed Campy...
02-26-18, 09:24 AM
Replies: 933
Views: 178,332
Posted By Honusms

At a break stop on the MUPs yesterday. First...

At a break stop on the MUPs yesterday. First outing with my Prestige. Now I understand what all the fuss is about! We are as one :love: (Oh - and I know the pump's on backward :p.)
01-28-18, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 504,180
Posted By Honusms

At 65+ I’ve realized that I have 2 very different...

At 65+ I’ve realized that I have 2 very different types of cycling in my life. For my 2.5 mile (one way) commute and general errands close to home I prefer my Omafiets. But for riding for the joy...
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