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10-16-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 506
Posted By 76SLT

Chrome Voyageur 11.8 Never Used!

I've wanted a chrome Voyageur 11.8 for some time now but never found the right one but I was checking out the auctions and there was a nice local one so I took a chance on it and bought it. The ad...
08-09-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By dddd

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960...

I believe this is a first-year Continental. 1960 I think.

BTW, the same-year's Varsity model would have 26" wheels and a four-speed block.

I paid around $250 for this example found locally. The...
08-05-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 844
Posted By BFisher

Fillet brazed:...

Fillet brazed:...
07-06-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,154
Posted By badger_biker

Getting closer to my grail Trek 720

A bonus of my search for another Voyageur last fall was bikemig letting me know he had a 1983 Trek 720 frame he was willing to part with. Since they came out the 1984 720 was my grail bike and this...
06-26-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By kmerskine

I paid $100 to have the first one blasted and...

I paid $100 to have the first one blasted and painted. This one was $150 because the color required two coats of powder. A silver coat and then the red coat. It's a special color that sort of changes...
06-25-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,606
Posted By kmerskine

Schwinn restoration

During the pandemic I started restoring old bikes. Worthless pieces of junk that don't deserve the money I put into them and which some of you would scorn at even giving a second look. But I...
06-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By Andy Antipas

Doug Fattic Build

As mentioned previously, I have gotten to know Doug Fattic. Doug's daughter, son-in-law, and grand daughter live in Durango, CO. It is a small world! Last fall Doug let me try one of his older frames...
06-03-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,038
Posted By Doug Fattic

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is...

Figuarus, I'm not sure your original fork is toast. It may be bent all out of whack but that doesn't mean it is destroyed. After all your fork blades were bent 2" just to create the rake. Send me the...
06-01-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By sloar

Super Sport surprise.

Picked up this Super Sport today, mainly because it was cheap and also for the 600 group. It was missing handlebars and the stem, bad tires and paint overspray on the frame. I wasn’t expecting much...
05-06-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,664
Posted By randyjawa

There was a time when I sought out only the top...

There was a time when I sought out only the top dogs of any kennel and I did find some pretty nice, top of the line, vintage road bicycles. For example, the iconic Peugeot PX10......
04-25-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,685
Posted By iab

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937 ...

FB flip-flop hubs, 1937

https://live.staticflickr.com/8200/8250116032_cd8fcbecf0_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S)FB 003 (https://flic.kr/p/dz314S) by iabisdb...
04-25-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,685
Posted By randyjawa

I feel very lucky to have snapped up this NOS...

I feel very lucky to have snapped up this NOS vintage Legnano cottered crank set, complete with bottom bracket and for a very reasonable price. The crank and bottom bracket are now part of my longest...
03-20-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,072
Posted By sd5782

More

So, the stock build took awhile, and came out well. It took me back a few decades. I used all the better parts from the donor bikes. I trued the wheels so the turkey levers even work. Most bearings...
03-17-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By SurferRosa

Hey, somebody's gotta be the conscience of this...

Hey, somebody's gotta be the conscience of this place. I can't have you guys going all recumbent on me.
03-16-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,551
Posted By gugie

Some day you will become old and find it...

Some day you will become old and find it difficult to bend over so far. I'm planning on riding well into my 80's even if I have to exchage my dropped bars for ape hangers.

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03-01-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,864
Posted By Jeff Wills

Done there, been that. I went kind of nuts with...

Done there, been that. I went kind of nuts with the 3-piece crank conversion but hey... it rides nice:

Burgundy Super Sport | Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ohpv/albums/72157670249022375)...
03-01-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,769
Posted By Mike_Kelly

SJX426, Now that looks like a European...

SJX426, Now that looks like a European Motobecane. Don't see those in the US very often. I was talking about the first two bikes in Andy_K's post. But the master as far as I am concerned is Peter...
02-28-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,769
Posted By iab

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis. ...

While a bit janky, the Gloria fleur de lis.

https://live.staticflickr.com/499/31614050121_5361347adc_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF)Gloria05 (https://flic.kr/p/QaCgFF) by iabisdb...
02-05-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rooney

1985 Schwinn Voyageur SP [Project Title]

I keep posting updates in "Post Your Schwinn Voyageur!" so I figured it was time to make a dedicated thread about this bike and its on-going changes.

I bought this Voyageur SP in May 2018 after...
02-02-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,567
Posted By Andy_K

You know how they have spittoons at wine tastings...

You know how they have spittoons at wine tastings so you can taste a lot of wines without getting sloppy drunk? I prefer not to do that. I have the same problem with bikes. I can't seem to let them...
01-17-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By brian3069

Wish I was half as cool as your grandfather.

Wish I was half as cool as your grandfather.
12-27-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 11,038
Posted By cudak888

This is why we can't have nice things. -Kurt

This is why we can't have nice things.

-Kurt
12-24-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By Kilroy1988

I almost bought the pristine 24.5" copper 1974...

I almost bought the pristine 24.5" copper 1974 that was just listed, and sold for the starting bid price of $1,000 via a best offer. I've been staring at the green 24.5" one since it was first...
12-20-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By Sierra

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive...

Another '62 Superior with modified the drive train.
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12-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By Sierra

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and...

A '62 Superior that I bought as a frame set and built to my liking.
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12-19-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By top506

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

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12-19-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,495
Posted By 4funbikes

Fillet brazed Schwinn praise

I’ve long had an affliction for these chrome molybdenum dreams. i searches to no avail for a thread dedicated to them, if you’ve got em, let’s see em! Super Sport , Sports tourer, Superior

i...
12-16-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,235
Posted By obrentharris

I thought you'd never ask... But first a couple...

I thought you'd never ask...
But first a couple of photos pre-cleaning for your amusement.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/Rock-Lobster-Tandem/i-Mj2ts7J/0/2e251167/XL/IMG_0408-XL.jpg

...
11-13-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,709
Posted By Kilroy1988

Well, besides a grand amount of refurbishment for...

Well, besides a grand amount of refurbishment for components that have already been collected and shown off above, I just snagged the last critical parts and they happen to be the only arguably...
10-27-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,010
Posted By Road Fan

Among the best of the breed were the 1952 Raleigh...

Among the best of the breed were the 1952 Raleigh Super Lenton and its identical but differently branded sibling, the 1952 Rudge Aero Special. I have the Rudge: ...
09-14-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,179
Posted By 3alarmer

Not certain of the model, probably started out as one of the Molteni orange Merckx's

...when I bought it:


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...after some work:

...
08-26-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,605
Posted By due ruote

I had a shifted rear end on a Stella, and was...

I had a shifted rear end on a Stella, and was able to get it back into alignment fairly easily with some careful clamp work.
...
08-25-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,156
Posted By ollo_ollo

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both...

Here are pics of my 2 SS: 1966 and 1971, got both for the 2016 BF $100/100Km Clunker Challenge. 1st is the 66 on July 4th 2016 in full Clunker trim, then the 66 as modified Spring of 2017 after the...
08-16-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,422
Posted By RobbieTunes

1. Centurion Ironman, Elite RS and Lemans RS:...

1. Centurion Ironman, Elite RS and Lemans RS: performance for the price. I've tried to close the hype gap....
2. Those mid-80s Schwinns, for sure, Tempo comes to mind, but Prologue, Peloton,...
08-11-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,981
Posted By cudak888

1 + 1 = 1952...Say hello to another Raleigh Sports

A box arrived today from pastorbobnlnh containing some all-original Raleigh goodness:
...
06-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,890
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you are really attached to that crank...

.
...if you are really attached to that crank set (and who does not love Stronglight cranks ?), you can buy one of these (https://www.steintool.com/portfolio-items/crank-extractor-system/)or look...
06-09-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 819
Posted By SurferRosa

You better rewatch Sophie's Choice before...

You better rewatch Sophie's Choice before proceeding.
05-12-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By mechanicmatt

Being kind is not idiotic, it's what we all...

Being kind is not idiotic, it's what we all should do. That's how it's all supposed to work.
05-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By SurferRosa

FIFY :thumb:

FIFY :thumb:
04-14-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,815
Posted By USAZorro

Does that include "shorties"?

Does that include "shorties"?
04-14-20, 12:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By scarlson

René Hearse? :roflmao2:

René Hearse? :roflmao2:
04-05-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By Eric F

The owner with his returned bike... ...

The owner with his returned bike...

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03-29-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25,286
Views: 3,216,935
Posted By Sixty Fiver

Just popping in to see how everyone is doing...

Just popping in to see how everyone is doing during this difficult time... this really is the thread that never ends.

I hope you are all doing well.
03-28-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,357
Posted By Doug Fattic

I'm always showing off details of work my...

I'm always showing off details of work my students have done in my frame building classes. Here is a picture of a frame I'm making for my nephew. The lugs started out as blanks before being carved...
03-28-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,357
Posted By Bianchigirll

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

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03-26-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By EddyR

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after...

Robertj298 I am 79 and just started back after a eight month no riding. The first two short rides the legs were on fire. The third ride legs a lot better but I was still puffing a lot.. Yesterday...
03-19-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,547
Posted By orcas island

Home made deep trough for soaking the incredibly...

Home made deep trough for soaking the incredibly rusty original wheels. Plywood scraps lined with a heavy duty plastic bag and filled with a gallon of Evaporust. I think that three rotations of each...
03-16-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,259
Posted By jeirvine

Bridgestone RB-T Light Tourer/Rando Build

I had been keeping an eye out for a frame with canti posts that fit 700c, vertical drops (for easy fender/wheel access), lightweight tubing, good tire clearance, and a good fit, to make a Jan Heine...
03-12-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,804
Posted By bikeaddiction1

That's not too many bikes. I have over 30. My...

That's not too many bikes. I have over 30. My wife says I have a bike problem. I think I only have a storage problem.
03-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,462
Posted By Pompiere

The best way to make a small fortune in vintage...

The best way to make a small fortune in vintage bikes is to start with a large one.
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