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02-22-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 778,271
Posted By Hproduguidon

Gitane Giro d'italia 1980 Dérailleurs avant et...

Gitane Giro d'italia 1980 Dérailleurs avant et arrière campagnolo Gran Sport Pédalier campagnolo Moyeux campagnolo Tige de selle campagnolo 26,4 Poignées et de freins MAFAC étriers Cadre Vitus 971...
02-20-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 147,505
Posted By Chuck M

I picked up this Carmel mixte today for my wife. ...

I picked up this Carmel mixte today for my wife. Nothing fancy, but it will serve her well. T-mar decoded the serial as an '83.
...
02-20-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By bwilli88

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the...

Wow, you are right for a 5 speed FW that is the cat's nuts for halfstep + granny
I wish I had seen this for a bike I have.
02-17-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Mr. Spadoni

A educator should have this educational item. ...

A educator should have this educational item.

And why shouldn’t I post a travel photo of Fabriano, since Dave will be traveling literally? . All towns should have parking lot views like this...
...
02-17-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with...

Thanks for the advice! I've decided to go with "Suffering builds character" for this ride. I can always walk. As for the tubulars, these aren't so skinny at 28mm and 30 mm. Being a cyclocross guy I...
02-16-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Wildwood

i don't travel too well these days, but would...

i don't travel too well these days, but would love to be there.

And always have Cino-ready bikes.
Check the wheelbase on the Rickert.
Just modify the build a bit from Gran Sport authentic, and...
02-16-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By squirtdad

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see...

Great, I can plan my trip home (chinook) to see my dad around this.

damn only 6 months to get in shape
02-16-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By drpaddle

Very nice bikes, indeed! However, you may...

Very nice bikes, indeed! However, you may consider lower -- even period stretching -- gears for Cino. I rode it a few years ago on my stock 1960 Paramount, and the 46 x 26 low gear was nowhere near...
02-16-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 778,271
Posted By Hproduguidon

Motobecane vx60 1983 ...

Motobecane vx60 1983
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02-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By obrentharris

If the COVID is under control I'll be there! My...

If the COVID is under control I'll be there! My wife and I are looking forward to making a camping road trip out of it.

Cino has taken me down a very enjoyable rabbit hole. I decided last year...
02-15-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By CO_Hoya

Same sentiment as last year...

Same sentiment as last year (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1192705-cino-2020-save-date.html): I don't like organized rides, but do want to participate in this one.

It's a 15 hour...
02-15-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By USAZorro

:lol: No. Not that one. It's this mere...

:lol: No. Not that one.

It's this mere mortal 15-speed. (my what large tires you have)

...
02-15-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By pastorbobnlnh

The 81 speed? :innocent: :foo: One of these...

The 81 speed? :innocent: :foo:

One of these days. Just possibly MMXXII. I hate to bail on the congregation before the pandemic is well under control. I want to participate just to get one of...
02-14-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By USAZorro

Pencil me in... in pencil. I never intended to...

Pencil me in... in pencil. I never intended to be out of work, but here it is 4 months in and still looking to get something in my field. No job = no trip. New job may also = no trip.

Good news...
02-14-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By northbend

Director Dave is in the Bike Barn cooking up some...

Director Dave is in the Bike Barn cooking up some CINO!
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02-14-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By gugie

I'm in! I plan on doing that other un-named...

I'm in!

I plan on doing that other un-named event mainly as an excuse to take 5 days and ride down the coast with other BFer's - which was the 2020 plan, before-times.

I don't think I have...
02-14-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,041
Posted By gugie

I'll do both, circumstances willing.

I'll do both, circumstances willing.
02-14-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,041
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet. ...

I don't know if I'm ready for optimism yet.

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02-14-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,041
Posted By gugie

Maybe consider moving it "unofficially" a week or...

Maybe consider moving it "unofficially" a week or two so as not to be in competition with Eroica? Just for 2021...
02-13-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By bear_a_bug

Loved my S-12 S LTD, except for that mouthful of...

Loved my S-12 S LTD, except for that mouthful of a model name. Chrome socks were a nice upgrade from the usual S-12 S. It's eerie how well they take to 650B conversions, almost like that permutation...
02-11-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,677
Views: 332,684
Posted By unworthy1

"boat anchor" sorry, but somebody had to...

"boat anchor"


sorry, but somebody had to say it! ;)
02-08-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By VintageRide

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S -...

A number of changes to the 1981 Fuji S12S - replaced the Sugino XD 600 crankset with a more appropriately vintage Sugino Super Maxy 34/48T double. Apparently these TA Pro Vis clones are not all that...
02-07-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By gugie

The Maltese Falcon

I picked up this dingus awhile back for a song. Just like the McGuffin in the title, it had been painted over a few times, which disguised the full 531 frameset. Details from the eBay ad made me...
02-07-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 598
Posted By malcala622

700c wheels ...

700c wheels
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02-07-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,210
Posted By cirp

Or, save your old brake or shifter cables. Then...

Or, save your old brake or shifter cables. Then when you ready to cut the housing, insert the old cable through the oposite end your going to cut until it slightly pokes through the end your going to...
02-06-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,210
Posted By Mad Honk

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the...

I buy aerosol carburetor and brake cleaner by the case. I use it to remove grips both on golf clubs and bikes. I dries clean and within less than a minute so the grips can be reused easily and...
02-04-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 73,700
Posted By G.Varela

Just picked up my first Gitane. It came with an...

Just picked up my first Gitane. It came with an interesting combination of Simplex and Campagnolo parts. Unfortunately this frame is huge.
...
02-04-21, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,358
Posted By th3realmckay

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

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02-03-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,358
Posted By reconnaissance

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My 510
02-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,358
Posted By IsleRide

1979 310

Last year at this time I refurbished a beautiful '79 710 that was complete with all its original components. As a 24" frame it was too small for me and I reluctantly passed it on to another Trek...
02-03-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,358
Posted By loudbay

86 Cirrus 520 and 81 412

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02-02-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 473,358
Posted By jamesj

Picked this up from a pawn shop about 20 mins...

Picked this up from a pawn shop about 20 mins away. They had posted it up on offerup for $100.
I have a 1980 412, I know this is basically the same frame but with mounts for cables and a water...
02-01-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 73,700
Posted By James1964

1978 Gitane Audax 1716 tandem

I finally reached 10 posts, so I can now upload pix of my 1978 Gitane Audax 1716 tandem.
Reynolds 531 frame and fork, Campagnolo Rally RD and Nuovo Record brake and shift levers. PO replaced the...
01-30-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,480
Posted By 1 Lugnut

I’ll usually do that, but could not find my 3mm...

I’ll usually do that, but could not find my 3mm tap & the hardwr store was sold out of them.
Instead, I bought some 3mm machine screws to see if the d/o holes we’re ok to be fitted. With a little...
01-30-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,480
Posted By Mr. 66

I broke a dropout screw installed and...

I broke a dropout screw installed and successfully extracted it by drilling, with my Milwaukee, a hole through the broken and then epoxied a spoke in the recess and was able to twist it...
01-30-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,599
Posted By Bogester

found on yesterday’s ride. I don’t need one so I...

found on yesterday’s ride. I don’t need one so I left it ...
01-29-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By francophile

With my sense of humor, had I an actual pile of...

With my sense of humor, had I an actual pile of AD HOC pumps, I would've titled the thread "Offloading lots of ad-hoc AD HOC frame pumps" for redundant comedic effect.

But I get it, we all have...
01-29-21, 01:04 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By Hproduguidon

in France the most popular 650b is 44x584 and...

in France the most popular 650b is 44x584 and 650x35b
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01-28-21, 11:30 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,513
Posted By loudbay

dang... put it on the +1 list.

dang... put it on the +1 list.
01-27-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By velojym

Not exactly vintage, but I was going for that...

Not exactly vintage, but I was going for that effect anyway. The Montague Fit is designed around 700c wheels, but the disc brakes made for an easy swap.
I could only get a 30mm tire on the back,...
01-27-21, 08:34 PM
01-27-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,772
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I'll throw in some detail or up-close shots for...

I'll throw in some detail or up-close shots for extra context.

There is a good 8mm or so of tire-top-to-fender-underside clearance, with plenty of vertical to go (as far as fender mounting). 38mm...
01-27-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,772
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

Well, I finally got fenders for the 620. I...

Well, I finally got fenders for the 620. I stopped by Recycled a couple of weeks ago to look at their fender selection and "tried on" (aka place the bundled fenders somewhat on the rear tire and then...
01-27-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 130,513
Posted By loudbay

1986 Trek 520, just finished! The tires are...

1986 Trek 520, just finished! The tires are 700x35 Ritchey Speedmax Cross tires that came on a Miyata Triplecross that I'm finishing up too. Component group is 105 from a Nishiki donor, except the...
01-26-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 228,627
Posted By hellojoben

Hi Everyone! This thread has given me enough...

Hi Everyone! This thread has given me enough inspiration that I'm investing my hard earned cash to build a 650b wheelset to convert my Allez. I was wondering if any of y'all had experience with...
01-25-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By Shrevvy

I'm really digging the "GOLD" sign in the...

I'm really digging the "GOLD" sign in the pics.
01-25-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By Hobbiano

"1986 Miyata 1000 $90 59cm" I think you could...

"1986 Miyata 1000 $90 59cm"
I think you could probably get more than $90 for the '86 1000. :)
01-24-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,651
Posted By gugie

Yes

Yes
01-24-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,504
Posted By USAZorro

The short answer is: for fun. Expanded...

The short answer is: for fun.

Expanded explanation: Well, when you have a Raleigh Super Course frame that has a "too far gone to keep" original finish, and you're lacking a 3-speed, but 3...
01-24-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,651
Posted By Spaghetti Legs

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often...

BoC - Box o Crap - box of unwanted, but often usable parts passed around through the post amongst forum members, occasionally disappearing and having to start over again.

Breaks - the devices some...
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