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06-24-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By randyjawa

Good Neighbor...

Yesterday, I was hanging at my beach with a couple of grand kids and great grandkids......
06-19-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Classtime

In Praise of the Peugeot PA-10E

I had been on the lookout for a nice UO-8 when I got lucky and a trash picker let me have this well neglected PA-10 for cheap.
...
06-19-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By FBOATSB

No clue. Maybe forum members that ride together...

No clue. Maybe forum members that ride together in groups, social gatherings and such like the other social media. Maybe someone that actually uses that friends list will chime in here....
06-17-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By T-Mar

During this period our Peugeot were distributed...

During this period our Peugeot were distributed by Shields. They always appeared to correlate with those of the USA market. The schism appeared later, after Velo Sport / Procycle took over national...
06-16-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 461
Posted By T-Mar

I'll cast my vote for a P10 with replacement...

I'll cast my vote for a P10 with replacement wired-on wheelset.
06-15-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By juvela

------ for other readers who may require...

------

for other readers who may require such a fitting in the future the Weinmann one is generally easier to locate

CLB also offered fittings of this type
...
06-15-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By SirMike1983

This has been a good week for riding so far - no...

This has been a good week for riding so far - no rain, warm weather, and somewhat less pollen (still quite a bit). This spring was tough in terms of cold, rainy weather but we are improving it seems....
06-08-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By reissue59

Nicely done sir! after owning a few dozens of...

Nicely done sir!
after owning a few dozens of Noni's, i still can confidently say: they can be on par or better bikes than any italian steed.
i'm a bit biased as i come from Quebec wich is Marinoni...
06-03-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By clubman

This one's cool, Ridley Scott's first film. ...

This one's cool, Ridley Scott's first film.

Boy & Bicycle.
06-03-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By gster

The classic Saturday Night and Sunday Morning...

The classic
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning with Albert Finney
He actually works in the Raleigh factory.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrBY6gQqbvo
06-03-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By gna

You might find this short film enjoyable: ...

You might find this short film enjoyable:
https://youtu.be/QPkT0paGEnQ

You could also read Three Men on the Bummel (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Men_on_the_Bummel)
05-27-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By juvela

----- grazie mille per la "datum upppum"....

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grazie mille per la "datum upppum". :thumb:

frame:

constructed of Agrati "BRIANZA" lug pattern ART. 000.8030/U

upper head lug item nr. 000.8034
05-27-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 782
Posted By amillhench

An update: I did not buy it, but I thought...

An update:

I did not buy it, but I thought of it often.

My wife is out of town this weekend, so me and my 2 year old decided to get some bonus points and clean out the shed. Oryx skull, old...
05-24-22, 11:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By gugie

Shims are in compression. As long as the material...

Shims are in compression. As long as the material is strong enough to withstand the sheer stresses, I wouldn't worry much about them being aluminum.

I'm reminded of the shim stock story in Zen and...
05-24-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By gster

I really think it's which side of the border...

I really think it's which side of the border you're on....
05-24-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By tcs

AWs aren't indestructible, but they're amazingly...

AWs aren't indestructible, but they're amazingly robust. This hub was returned to service, requiring only (cleaning and oiling, obviously, and) new HSA120 Pawl Springs ("R springs").
...
05-23-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By gster

I've tried to send a PM but not sure it got...

I've tried to send a PM but not sure it got through.
1976 hub on the front porch on the arm of a
Muskoka chair
188 Sorauren Ave
You'll have to disassemble but you may need other parts.
Greg
05-20-22, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By clubman

They mount from the inside and sit flush with the...

They mount from the inside and sit flush with the outside. A little threadlocker wouldn't hurt. A small adjustable works fine.


...
05-14-22, 12:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,348
Posted By mackgoo

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05-11-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By unworthy1

looks like quite an early one with the long Campy...

looks like quite an early one with the long Campy DOs, early Columbus decal and no cable guides save the single stop on chainstay.
Understated elegance!
05-11-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Narhay

1977 Marinoni Special

Interesting Marinoni came up in London a couple hours away from the center of the universe in Toronto. My friend happened to be going by yesterday and picked it up for me and dropped it off. The...
05-10-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 739
Posted By treebound

Nope, main part does not swing at all. I watched...

Nope, main part does not swing at all. I watched a couple utube videos last night so it looks like I just need to remove the nut on the back side. It seems to be either stuck or over-tightened.
05-10-22, 12:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,311
Posted By tkamd73

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for...

I tend to seek out, and many times overpay, for NOS parts. But then I usually install them as fast as I can. I want to be the first to use, and appreciate the look, and function, of a new old stock...
05-09-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,311
Posted By rccardr

I build with/use NOS parts whenever possible....

I build with/use NOS parts whenever possible. Why?
1) There’s a certain frisson of excitement using something that’s never been used before
b) The parts speak to me in dreams and tell me they are...
05-08-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 936
Posted By 1simplexnut

Hi there , Just a suggestion with regard to...

Hi there ,
Just a suggestion with regard to reaming .
I have a used a flap wheel with surprising success in the past with tight posts .
Go from grrrr backward and forward to ahhhh nice easy...
05-05-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By gna

Raleigh Sports for My Daughter

I'm getting this Raleigh ready for my daughter. She's outgrown her Space Rider and a Dunelt. She likes coaster brakes, so I got an AWC (ii) hub and a dynohub and laced them to Sun CR-18s. Creme...
05-05-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By DanseMacabre

French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958

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French Motobecane Cyclotouriste M.T.H.C pre-1958...
04-18-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By Tyres

EATONS VS SIMPSON'S the Macy's and Gimbels of Toronto

A trip downtown to look at .the Christmas window displays on the streetcar was considered a good school field trip for the younger grades. On one such trip l missed the transfer from the Queen to...
04-10-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By bazil4696

Another favourite Canadian version of "The Cat...

Another favourite Canadian version of "The Cat Came Back"
https://youtu.be/by-7JyHQlek
04-01-22, 04:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 920
Posted By P!N20

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I...

I put track pedals on my road bike once. Found I could only turn left...
03-21-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By SirMike1983

Spring has arrived here, and I finally got to...

Spring has arrived here, and I finally got to start the season today with this 1964 Schwinn Traveler 3 speed.

...
03-21-22, 02:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,169
Posted By tcs

Climbing gear from that era: ...

Climbing gear from that era:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x472/bwlch_y_groes_wales_589252f93a47bf941a22b07f0ae5e84f63246052.jpg
03-18-22, 09:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,348
Posted By Bicilover

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late 50s
03-18-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Roger M

I have a 93 M700 and my son rides a 92 M800. They...

I have a 93 M700 and my son rides a 92 M800. They both have Shimano LX drivetrains.

M700 and higher have a pepperoni aluminum fork
M500 and below have a steel fork

The higher the number equals...
03-16-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By BanderAus

I joined this forum because I bought my first 3...

I joined this forum because I bought my first 3 speed, a 1953 Hercules (Tourist maybe?). Will post pics when I can.
03-13-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By obrentharris

juvela and iab have been very helpful to me with...

juvela and iab have been very helpful to me with information about Sheffield pedals.

Brent
03-04-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,348
Posted By Bicilover

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-26-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,168
Posted By Bianchigirll

Sadly there is a 'Fixie' terrorizing the streets...

Sadly there is a 'Fixie' terrorizing the streets of Victoria that use to be a fabulous Randonneurer
02-26-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By OTS

Rims are Velocity Synergy

Rims are Velocity Synergy
02-25-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 592
Posted By OTS

1951-52 Sun Manxman road bike

This my 1951-52 Sun Manxman. This frame/fork is no stranger to the forums. It was first offered for sale by redcaymatt in October of 2015. I inquired about it then, and it was eventually purchased by...
02-24-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,348
Posted By ldmataya

This is my Umberto Dei Imperiale, but it is an...

This is my Umberto Dei Imperiale, but it is an older picture. These tires are now worn out and I have to address some rust issues on the rims. So it is now disassembled in the shop. One disadvantage...
02-23-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,348
Posted By Bicilover

Great Story (History) , never heard of the brand...

Great Story (History) , never heard of the brand before.
02-22-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By ejw

The Thrift Store Italian Pt3 Finito

Found in a Thrift Store for $125. Never heard of a Fiorelli, but I recognized the campy components, all indications were the components were original to the bike. Forum members helped narrow the age...
02-22-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Kilroy1988

A Mid-1950s Express Werke AG (Bavarian) Road Bicycle

Hello folks,

I trust everyone is doing well! Yesterday I had the good fortune to pick up this 1950s Express Werke AG road bicycle that was built in Newmarkt in der Oberpfalz in Bavaria. Express...
02-17-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By dirtman

The Schwinn grips belong on a Schwinn, which I...

The Schwinn grips belong on a Schwinn, which I had that needed them. The rear rack will likely end up on my '65 Robin Hood, and I converted the headlamp from two D batteries and a flashlight bulb to...
02-16-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 922
Posted By capnjonny

The Gitane Mixte is finished. I'm thinking it...

The Gitane Mixte is finished. I'm thinking it might be a 68 or 69 but not certain. I tried to use original or era specific parts where ever I could. The original bars were so short that no brake...
02-14-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,456
Posted By repechage

Almost always cheaper to buy a complete bike. ...

Almost always cheaper to buy a complete bike.
but, often those have been "upgraded" over the years. So, not a panacea.
the vast majority of the bikes I have purchased fall into the whole but...
02-12-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By Salubrious

Its a good idea to clean the cable and treat it...

Its a good idea to clean the cable and treat it with flux as well. This should be done after the bit on the end has been fished onto the cable.

After the cable is prepped, its helpful to bend the...
02-11-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26,223
Views: 3,715,266
Posted By nlerner

I can tell you what I did using the parts shown...

I can tell you what I did using the parts shown above in post 25708 and following cudak888’s advice:

—You just need to create a soldered end on the caliper side of the cable, so I clipped off the...
02-11-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By swampyankee2

I wouldn't be considering an old bike if I...

I wouldn't be considering an old bike if I couldn't fix it myself. I've been doing car, motorcycle, and boat repairs and restorations for most of my life. It's part of the fun of owning vintage stuff!
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