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08-01-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By alexihnen

Give me a moment, but I think that Puch would be...

Give me a moment, but I think that Puch would be amazing as my first vintage track bike!
07-31-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By alexihnen

Hereís the thread about it:...

Hereís the thread about it: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1249897-auburn-cord-duesenberg-bicycle-show-2.html#post22589617

The show has a Facebook and Instagram account as well.
...
07-27-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

A big update for the weekend. This is shaping up...

A big update for the weekend. This is shaping up to be something really special! I've seen the work that goes into a weekend like this and am in awe of the vintage bike community and its generosity....
07-14-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

Bumping this thread as we near the registration...

Bumping this thread as we near the registration deadline for the seminars. I can't wait to share the lineup as we're able. Of course, it's worth the trip for the museum and swap meet, but now with...
07-12-22, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 613
Posted By alexihnen

If the home shop werenít overflowing already, the...

If the home shop werenít overflowing already, the 56cm Litton in San Francisco would be mine. Itís a real beauty.
07-12-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By alexihnen

FWIW - mine is a restoration/repaint. It is a...

FWIW - mine is a restoration/repaint. It is a team bike with the number hanger and custom geometry, and so not a stock offering. I believe the serial number indicates a team bike as well. The seat...
07-11-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 70,537
Views: 11,542,962
Posted By alexihnen

After some back and forth, some patience, some...

After some back and forth, some patience, some luck, a lot of gracious help, and more patience, this one is headed my way. Thanks so much for posting.
07-11-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
Posted By alexihnen

Wonderful video and an amazing bike. I have a...

Wonderful video and an amazing bike. I have a similarly sized Merckx 7-Eleven bike and am trying to decipher which rider it may have been made for. Anyone have a size list for the team, or know which...
07-11-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By alexihnen

Richard Schwinn at Classic Bicycles Auburn & call for pre-war Paramounts!

I wanted to share that Richard Schwinn will be presenting at Classic Bicycles Auburn! He will focus on pre-war Schwinn Paramounts. I just completed reading "No Hands: The Rise and Fall of the Schwinn...
07-11-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

I wanted to share that Richard Schwinn will be...

I wanted to share that Richard Schwinn will be presenting at Classic Bicycles Auburn! He will focus on pre-war Schwinn Paramounts. I just completed reading "No Hands: The Rise and Fall of the Schwinn...
06-30-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 70,537
Views: 11,542,962
Posted By alexihnen

FWIW - Iíve heard back on the Motorola. The...

FWIW - Iíve heard back on the Motorola. The seller sent more photos and Iíve agreed to buy it. Iím awaiting payment info. Seller seems to check email every three days or so. :/
06-30-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 70,537
Views: 11,542,962
Posted By alexihnen

Iíve been in touch with the seller. Hoping to...

Iíve been in touch with the seller. Hoping to bring it here from Canada.
06-29-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By alexihnen

It was sold. I don't know the price, but do rue...

It was sold. I don't know the price, but do rue the fact I wasn't in a position to jump on it.
06-29-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,149
Posted By alexihnen

And this: ...

And this:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/647x485/eddy_merckx_motorola_hampsten_1992_1e5d81544b4d2a5d76ab575f037b8e9511194725.jpeg
06-29-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By alexihnen

I love everything about this. I have a Tesch 101...

I love everything about this. I have a Tesch 101 with 7400 and it's a total joy to ride. In the wings is a retromod Gangl. The frame is from 1984 and has been set to 130mm. I have a DA 10 speed...
06-27-22, 08:44 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 237,828
Posted By alexihnen

Victoria, BC? Iím looking at something...

Victoria, BC?

Iím looking at something special up there.
06-21-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By alexihnen

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the...

I think the book by Andrew Ritchie is the "definitive" history. That said, I haven't read the Kerber or Kranish books - they both get good reviews. Now that I look, the Kranish book can be had for...
06-19-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By alexihnen

WTB: DA 7400 pedals

Looking for these - need not be perfect, but also not beat to all heck.

...
06-17-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By alexihnen

Yep. Perhaps time to look at creating a mold and...

Yep. Perhaps time to look at creating a mold and getting some quality reproductions going.
06-16-22, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5,232
Views: 599,765
Posted By alexihnen

Well, I was checking over a new-to-me bike and...

Well, I was checking over a new-to-me bike and started to notice a few things out of place. It was a wall hanger and so hadn't been ridden since restoration. The seat post was 27.0 and needed to be...
06-16-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

Quick update - or a notice that there will be...

Quick update - or a notice that there will be more concrete info to share soon. The seminar schedule is coming along and will feature what I think we would all agree are some of the best of the best...
06-16-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

It's time for another this or that... Here are a...

It's time for another this or that... Here are a couple of frames that need to be built up. August feels like some time from now, but it's just around the corner...
...
06-16-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By alexihnen

WTB: Dura Ace 7402 levers w/ good hoods & DA 7400 pedals

Figured I'd ask here before dropping my money elsewhere. I'm looking for a set of 7402 levers with nice hoods. Anyone willing to let go of the ones in your parts box?! Adding WTB 7400 pedals as well.
06-14-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 70,537
Views: 11,542,962
Posted By alexihnen

The self-control I displayed on that one...

The self-control I displayed on that one was...superb. Proud of myself. I did have to make an excuse, no lugs. :)
06-12-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By alexihnen

Nice one!

Nice one!
06-12-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,322
Posted By alexihnen

The show/swap in Auburn, IN should be a good one,...

The show/swap in Auburn, IN should be a good one, especially with the show focused on lightweights.

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06-07-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

Iíd love to see more from the rare, especially in...

Iíd love to see more from the rare, especially in the Midwest, west coast builders - Merz, Lighthouse, DiNucci, Tesch, RitcheyÖmaybe a Wizard. ...
06-07-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By alexihnen

Not to derail this sales thread, but I wanted to...

Not to derail this sales thread, but I wanted to add how much I enjoy riding my Marinoni. They really are wonderful bikes. Suppose I need to find the Marinoni photo thread.
...
05-30-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

Anyone swayed by a 7-Eleven Rossin made Murray? ...

Anyone swayed by a 7-Eleven Rossin made Murray?


https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/0d69f756_9454_4871_8328_03135836ab00_d526c35ee7f7828c2d7e11bd842fb78fb7e31374.jpeg
05-27-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By alexihnen

Bump. Looking for the alloy Super Record cap...

Bump.

Looking for the alloy Super Record cap and not the chrome Nuovo Record one. :)
05-26-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By alexihnen

WTB: Super Record Headset Top Cap British Thread

Looking for one of these. I'm sure I have one, but can't find it. The rest of the headset's all here, so it must be somewhere, but I'm impatient. Anyone have one at a good price? It's for a rider, so...
05-24-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

Yeah, the Merckx is a special one. Both have been...

Yeah, the Merckx is a special one. Both have been restored.

The Murray was likely Andy Weaver’s based on custom geometry. He retired from racing after the ‘84 Olympics. In ‘85 Ron Kiefel became...
05-23-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

I wanted to bump this to start to get a better...

I wanted to bump this to start to get a better gauge on who here may be attending!

https://www.classicbicyclesauburn.com/

It’s time NOW to register for Classic Bicycles Auburn. To ensure that...
05-23-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By alexihnen

I wanted to bump this to start to get a better...

I wanted to bump this to start to get a better gauge on who here may be attending!

https://www.classicbicyclesauburn.com/

It’s time NOW to register for Classic Bicycles Auburn. To ensure that...
05-23-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

Iíll run into a space issue for sure. I may have...

Iíll run into a space issue for sure. I may have more either/or to come and I try to make some decisions.
05-22-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 670
Posted By alexihnen

This or that for Classic Bicycles Auburn?

I'm doing my best to plan ahead for Classic Bicycles Auburn in August and need to decide which bike(s) to take to the show. So...which one, a Murray Serotta 7-Eleven team bike (ready to show), or a...
05-14-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 454
Posted By alexihnen

Fantastic!

Fantastic!
05-06-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By alexihnen

More photos of pedals? Interested.

More photos of pedals? Interested.
04-19-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 672
Posted By alexihnen

Bump with new price.

Bump with new price.
04-15-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

Sharing more information for those interested. ...

Sharing more information for those interested.
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Classic-Bicycles-Auburn
Instagram account: https://www.instagram.com/classic_bicycles_auburn/
...
04-12-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By alexihnen

Bumpity-bump-bump

Bumpity-bump-bump
04-11-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

The URL should work well for everyone...

The URL should work well for everyone now...please let me know if not: https://www.classicbicyclesauburn.com/
04-11-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

As a native Hoosier I feel that I should be...

As a native Hoosier I feel that I should be offended, but I've passed through a few places at night...and there wasn't much to see. Anyway, this link is working for me:...
04-11-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,217
Posted By alexihnen

Great to see a post about the event. I posted...

Great to see a post about the event. I posted some info under the "Regional Rides and Events" section, but I know that corner of the forum is trafficked as regularly as here. I'm the volunteer social...
04-09-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By alexihnen

This is how it's done in many a bike shop and how...

This is how it's done in many a bike shop and how I would do it if I had higher ceilings. If you can secure a pipe or maybe a 4x4, mount hooks and hang by the saddle, or rear triangle, or whatever....
04-07-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By alexihnen

Iíve been on Zwift more days than not since 2017....

Iíve been on Zwift more days than not since 2017. Never have time to get outside and so the indoor trainer has been it. Just got a Stages bike and love it. If anyoneís interested in B racing, let me...
04-05-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By alexihnen

Classic Bicycles Auburn / Aug 26-28 (ACD Museum, Auburn Indiana)

I wanted to share some details about an incredible bike show coming to NE Indiana. It's my neck of the woods and so I couldn't be more excited.

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Registration is open for Classic...
03-18-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,485
Posted By alexihnen

Oh la la. I would have been quite happy to snag...

Oh la la. I would have been quite happy to snag this. Nice work!
03-09-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,379
Views: 288,243
Posted By alexihnen

Any good Classic tan wall tubular deals out there...

Any good Classic tan wall tubular deals out there at the moment?
02-28-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By alexihnen

^ Of course, quite true. I guess Iím asking which...

^ Of course, quite true. I guess Iím asking which model was the highest performance, lowest weight, etc.
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