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04-12-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 677
Posted By non-fixie

OK, I'm impressed. Again.

OK, I'm impressed. Again.
02-21-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By juvela

----- perchance it merits a visitation from...

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perchance it merits a visitation from Maestro Maurice ;)

MauriceMoss


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11-29-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,539
Posted By Doug Fattic

A shortish history of modern American frame builders

The general population of adult Americans did not ride bicycles until the bike boom of 1970. Before then they were for kids to get around until they finally got their driver’s license. I saw my 1st...
11-23-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By John E

Agreed. :) Ask the man who owns three. (The 1952...

Agreed. :) Ask the man who owns three. (The 1952 Sieger is not mine, but interesting because of its Capo brand derailleurs.) Thank you for this thread -- it has been an education for me, despite by...
10-26-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By Mr. 66

A proper shot, from my backyard:) ...

A proper shot, from my backyard:)
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Correct, the cranks are orphaned pairing.
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10-25-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,241
Posted By ascherer

Yesterday. ...

Yesterday.

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10-13-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By juvela

----- Our Maurice knocks yet another pitch...

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Our Maurice knocks yet another pitch clean out the ballpark and into the carpark! :beer: :thumb:

We would all be just fumbling in the dark without him! :eek:



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10-13-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By unworthy1

that is some smooooth sarsaparilla! ;)

that is some smooooth sarsaparilla! ;)
10-12-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By unworthy1

MauriceMoss is (as usual) just gawdamn AMAZING!...

MauriceMoss is (as usual) just gawdamn AMAZING! :thumb:
Replies: 8
Views: 1,197
Posted By juvela

----- only one view offered by seller - ...

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only one view offered by seller -

...
10-07-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,418
Posted By Tedbaz

Response from PMooney!

Tue, Oct 5, 2021, 11:17 AM Peter Mooney <peter@wheelworks.com> wrote:That is an oldie. I'd guess 1977 perhaps 78. Reynolds 531 frame\fork. I built it for a bike shop that was located in Marblehead....
10-04-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By unworthy1

In this case I think those marks only ID the...

In this case I think those marks only ID the frame bits (fork crown and brake bridge) as made by Cinelli/Columbo in the "flying C" logo era, not the frame's marque. The BB shell for example is not a...
09-29-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8,089
Views: 2,738,128
Posted By djkashuba

Thanks Bill! ...

Thanks Bill!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51533536576_597968f871_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mvQR2j)
Colnago Super Saronni/ Deep Caz. (https://flic.kr/p/2mvQR2j) by djk762...
09-29-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By P!N20

The club motif (as well as the heart, spade, and...

The club motif (as well as the heart, spade, and to a lesser extent, diamond) was used by a number of frame builders, Colnago is probably the most well known.

If you were in Australia, I'd be...
09-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,418
Posted By unworthy1

that's got some very odd touches but very likely...

that's got some very odd touches but very likely the product (no. 18) of an individual builder. The Campy verticals and that cut-down forkcrown are sort of less common in general but to me sort of...
09-29-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,418
Posted By rustystrings61

Yes. Though I am inclined to think an American...

Yes. Though I am inclined to think an American framebuilder created this. I think it was a dedicated time-trialing bike, though, so perhaps U.K.? The use of the Simplex Prestige shifter makes sense...
09-28-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,418
Posted By P!N20

This looks like a job for MauriceMoss

This looks like a job for MauriceMoss
09-15-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By non-fixie

The mention of "1950's Heyett" is sure to get my...

The mention of "1950's Heyett" is sure to get my attention. Among my favorite cycling pictures are those of Monsieur Chrono on a green Helyett. :)
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09-05-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,857
Posted By verktyg

1984 Gitane Team Pro

MiloFrance

BINGO!

Except for the lugs and chrome DS chain stay, the details on your frame match my 1984 Gitane Team Pro: Arcore aero forged sloping fork crown, number tag, internal rear brake...
09-04-21, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 924
Posted By CriticalThought

Vipch de España - Surprising Cinelli Connections

So another unloved bike fell into my lap recently, a Vipch. It had all of the typical qualities that make a bike unloved and overlooked. It was pretty rough for a start, with a bit of a large frame....
09-03-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,042
Posted By juvela

----- thank you for the photos and...

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thank you for the photos and additional information

the combination of metric threading and a 27.2 saddle pillar size is puzzling

normally for a metric Reynolds frame one would expect...
07-17-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,331
Posted By thinktubes

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2...

We were in a similar situation last year. Over 2 years without a cat and decades since we'd had a kitten. We adopted these 2 and all is good. Never had 2 cats, but they get along pretty well. Boy and...
07-11-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By martl

Half the Girardengos sold in Southern Germany...

Half the Girardengos sold in Southern Germany were made by RIH Vienna iirc..

I didn't get a copy of the Mechanikerräder book, which I deeply regret.

If you're in love with those Viennese bikes,...
07-10-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By gbi

. . . the book titled "Wiener Mechanikerrader"...

. . . the book titled "Wiener Mechanikerrader" (that I'd love to get btw).

Sounds like someone may have been bitten by the C&V Vienna bike bug!
07-09-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By juvela

----- while ye are here perhaps you can help...

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while ye are here perhaps you can help this poster...


https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1234277-need-help-id-vintage-frame-50s-60s.html


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07-09-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By devinfan

Wow, I think you’ve got it! Thank you so much...

Wow, I think you’ve got it! Thank you so much for this. Very much appreciated! 🙏🙏🙏
07-09-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By juvela

----- :thumb: :love: notice how...

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:thumb:

:love:

notice how easy he makes it all seem folks

even if i had ten lifetimes to gather information on vintage lightweight cycles i could never reach Maurice's galaxy
07-09-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By juvela

----- brake levers are standard Universal...

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brake levers are standard Universal Nr.301 model with adjusting barrel nr. 354

it is the aftermarket booties which contribute to the appearance...
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07-09-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,490
Posted By juvela

----- "SPORT" lug pattern and dropouts...

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"SPORT" lug pattern and dropouts Agrati, Malaguti style seat lug

most helpful dating aid is Freres Huret gear ensemble
suspect rear mech and shift levers to be original, front mech may...
07-09-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By juvela

----- chainset is Magistroni Super Zenith,...

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chainset is Magistroni Super Zenith, produced only for a brief time ca. 1964-1965, just before Giostra closed the marque -
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07-08-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,331
Posted By non-fixie

New Box Day! :) ...

New Box Day! :)

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07-05-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,056
Views: 340,331
Posted By scarlson

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We...

Kitty died a few days after his 17th birthday. We knew he had inoperable, metastatic cancer, so we tried to give him the best last days we could.

We knew he had a weird affinity for strawberries....
06-29-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,580
Posted By cb400bill

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years...

FYI, we have had accounts that were opened years ago that were only recently activated and used for spamming. You don't see this as the mod staff work hard to keep the forum free of spam. It's a huge...
06-28-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 773,666
Posted By JaccoW

I believe this is pretty much done now: ...

I believe this is pretty much done now:

Before:
http://i.imgur.com/uWSVX5S.jpg (https://imgur.com/uWSVX5S)

After:
http://i.imgur.com/eIp4YLg.jpg (https://imgur.com/eIp4YLg)
06-28-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 773,666
Posted By Roger M

This is a project that I took on last summer. ...

This is a project that I took on last summer.
1972 Gitane TDF
...
06-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,334
Posted By gugie

5 guys, 5 days, 500km in Virginia

Back in the beginning of the year, Spaghetti Legs sent out an email to the usual suspects titled "Bustin' out in 2021", anticipating vaccines, ability to travel, etc. sometime in the late...
06-09-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,483
Posted By Hummer

Not a Nishiki. It is a Peugeot. There was a...

Not a Nishiki. It is a Peugeot.

There was a CP12 Sports 12 model and a CP12 Challenge model.

The headbadges said Peugeot Approved. Similar I suppose to Schwinn bicycles from Japan that said...
04-30-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,955
Posted By unworthy1

^Bam!^ that Maurice Moss...amazing! :thumb:

^Bam!^
that Maurice Moss...amazing! :thumb:
04-30-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,955
Posted By P!N20

The seat stay caps are fairly unique, I wonder if...

The seat stay caps are fairly unique, I wonder if MauriceMoss has any ideas?

As far as I’m aware, Tecnotrat never built Pinarellos.
04-30-21, 12:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,281
Posted By Fullybent

Rauler History

Rauler bikes are beautiful classics. Founded by brothers Raul and Reclus Gozzi and their father Otello, they began as pantographers contracted to Ernesto Colnago, before starting, with Ernesto's...
04-21-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,336
Posted By pcb

Not ringing any bells for me, but the frame...

Not ringing any bells for me, but the frame details seem like a newer/later vintage than the components. Under-bb cable guides/routing, top tube brake housing bz-ons, dual water bottle bosses, plus...
04-06-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,352
Posted By jjhabbs

I heard back from Marinoni. I emailed them and...

I heard back from Marinoni. I emailed them and they confirmed that it's one of theirs however they also said it was from 1981!

Just an FYI

Thanks

JJ
04-05-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,136
Posted By Roger M

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Good eye. Michael Johnson is the builder. This bike was on...
04-05-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 934
Posted By cudak888

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn8owgLDELw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn8owgLDELw

That's some seriously impressive deductive work there, Maurice. Never even crossed my mind.

I wonder what possessed someone to paint it Nishiki...
04-05-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,136
Posted By Roger M

Green Giant: 1979 Michael Johnson

I've been finding big bikes lately. Bigger than I usually ride(I've always had a good amount of seatpost showing on my 62 and 63cm bikes). Fortunately, on a lot of bigger bicycles, the top tube...
12-31-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,308
Posted By juvela

----- WOW, just WOW! :) was thinking...

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WOW, just WOW! :)

was thinking perchance Torresini on this one also, but based solely on the metal...

serial note -

at this time Torresini placed their serials on the side of the...
12-21-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,167
Posted By repechage

find that man a cupie doll a winner

find that man a cupie doll
a winner
12-21-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,167
Posted By unworthy1

MauriceMoss does it AGAIN! So if this is a Capo...

MauriceMoss does it AGAIN! So if this is a Capo (or brother/sister Austrian make) then the next stop is our own John E who knows all about that marque
12-21-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,167
Posted By juvela

----- DCI Moss resolves yet another mystery...

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DCI Moss resolves yet another mystery in rapidtime! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

This lugest offered for sale by the German mailorder firm Brugelmann in an advert/catalogue page of 1959.
...
12-21-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,167
Posted By noobinsf

Once again proving that your reputation for...

Once again proving that your reputation for sorcery is well-earned... Wow, thank you!
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