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01-14-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By VintageDude

SR Brand Bicycles - Pro, Semi-Pro, Maxima

I recently purchased an SR Maxima, which came with Suntour Superbe components. I'm guessing it was from about 1983 - 85, from the crankset and brake calipers. Does anyone know the lineup of SR bikes?...
10-22-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By VintageDude

[QUOTE=SpeedofLite;21174731]All 4 parts of a...

[QUOTE=SpeedofLite;21174731]All 4 parts of a series of Bicycling! (1977) articles about pedals are presented.

Part 1: History and bearing types
Part 2: Cinelli, Barelli, and Hi-E pedals
Part 3:...
04-03-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,969
Posted By VintageDude

You people are virtually damaging my new Colnago...

You people are virtually damaging my new Colnago before I even win the auction! :) I'm local to the OC Goodwill and figured I bid on it. Take a gander at the chrome lugs - Colnago Master, perhaps?...
07-02-18, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By VintageDude

Terrific video and a beautiful bike. Thanks for...

Terrific video and a beautiful bike. Thanks for posting! I love lugged carbon fiber frames. I have two Look KG models of similar construction, although a bit later in manufacture. Not the most...
06-28-18, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,171
Posted By VintageDude

VintageRacingBicycles.com

I have a blog with tons of photos and info on vintage racing bicycles: www.VintageRacingBicycles.com (http://www.vintageracingbicycles.com)

Enjoy!
03-29-18, 02:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,835
Posted By VintageDude

So sorry to hear this...

Jon and I communicated several times about a previous project he had worked on with the old owner of my Colnago. He was a master craftsman and a really helpful, generous person. I'm so sorry to hear...
01-04-18, 12:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,392
Posted By VintageDude

Outstanding bargain. I love Kleins and this is a...

Outstanding bargain. I love Kleins and this is a terrific bike at four times that price. Buy it. :)
11-01-17, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,263
Posted By VintageDude

Here's my 1973 Colnago that the previous owner...

Here's my 1973 Colnago that the previous owner had painted to his approximation of Molteni orange - from his research. Not sure it's spot-on, but it looks purdy. https://flic.kr/s/aHsjGmFuoz
10-18-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By VintageDude

Pics here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4zR7Kf

Pics here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm4zR7Kf
10-18-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,215
Posted By VintageDude

John Howard Bicycle - David Tesch Build

Picked this up on Sunday. From my research on Dave Moulton's blog, this was probably built by David Tesch.

No serial number, which could be explained by the fact that it was one of his earliest...
07-31-17, 04:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,845
Posted By VintageDude

Yes AND I maintain a blog about this collecting passion.

That's EXACTLY what I've done. My heyday was the same range as yours. In the last 15 years, I've collected many of the bikes from that era - love it. I even have a couple that I haven't ridden yet -...
07-21-17, 02:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,494
Posted By VintageDude

Yes - Galaxy. Here's some pics of mine, similar...

Yes - Galaxy. Here's some pics of mine, similar vintage. Cool find!

https://flic.kr/p/QS6SmZ

https://flic.kr/p/PNWf6D

https://flic.kr/p/PNWfd2

https://flic.kr/p/QS6QM6
03-03-17, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,360
Posted By VintageDude

Andrew - You were non-judgmental, no problems at...

Andrew - You were non-judgmental, no problems at all. Thank you for your help - much appreciated.
03-03-17, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,360
Posted By VintageDude

People - be nice please. As I stated in my...

People - be nice please. As I stated in my initial post, "Hi folks - I have an eye on a nice, early Merlin titanium road bike in my size that has a pressed-in bottom bracket." I didn't say I had the...
03-03-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,360
Posted By VintageDude

They still accept any square taper crankset...

They still accept any square taper crankset though, right? Just nothing beyond that? Thanks.
03-03-17, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,360
Posted By VintageDude

Merlin Pressed-In (pressfit?) bottom bracket

Hi folks - I have an eye on a nice, early Merlin titanium road bike in my size that has a pressed-in bottom bracket.

What I'd like to know is whether I should avoid this bike due to that BB or if...
02-13-17, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,961
Posted By VintageDude

Yep, Non-Fixie is correct. They used Columbus or...

Yep, Non-Fixie is correct. They used Columbus or Reynolds. My 1984 60cm Batavus Professional was made with Columbus SL. It sold for $375 when new and I still have it. Batavus makes fine bikes of many...
10-24-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,276
Posted By VintageDude

Beautiful! And, for the record, the name of...

Beautiful!

And, for the record, the name of the shop is The Bicycle Stand. Terrific shop! The Bicycle Stand - Long Beach Vintage Bicycle Shop (http://thebicyclestand.org/)
10-11-16, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,251
Posted By VintageDude

The Bicycle Stand - Long Beach

I second (or third) this: The Bicycle Stand - Long Beach. Terrific shop with great staff and plenty of eye candy.
04-16-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 129,867
Posted By VintageDude

My David Tesch Collection - only two, so far....

My David Tesch Collection - only two, so far. Want to buy them in my size, so this may take while to get the other two I want - S22 and a track model (good luck there). The blue one is an early...
08-01-15, 01:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 24,277
Posted By VintageDude

In fact, this is for sale...

In fact, this is for sale (http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/5150906383.html) (as of 8/1/15) Drillium Dude did most of the artful modifications on this beautiful 1974 Colnago Super. Lots of...
05-16-15, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,679
Posted By VintageDude

What Derailleur Cables do You Use for Friction Shifting - Campagnolo?

Hi folks - Doing a vintage build and realized I was out of derailleur cables. Can't remember where I bought my last dozen, and eBay/Amazon have so many non-vintage ones available. I think these...
05-09-15, 09:11 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 164,057
Posted By VintageDude

Here's my early 90s Lemond Maillot Jaune and my...

Here's my early 90s Lemond Maillot Jaune and my Look KG261 from about 2002 or so.

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05-09-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,081
Posted By VintageDude

Bianchi - 1982 Nuova Racing

Just wanted to share my restoration project. Bought this 82 Nuova Racing (also listed in some places as Nuovo Racing) because the frame is in such incredible shape. Columbus TreTubi 3 main tubes...
09-01-14, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,286
Posted By VintageDude

Nice bike, and I believe they were made as early...

Nice bike, and I believe they were made as early as 1983, but not with the brifters. It was 2nd or 3rd in line behind the Super Speciale in the Univega line-up. I think the Gran Premio was one step...
03-23-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 52,678
Posted By VintageDude

1974 Le Champion. Love this bike! 370633 ...

1974 Le Champion. Love this bike!
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03-23-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By VintageDude

I've got a Lotus Super Pro Aero (just listed on...

I've got a Lotus Super Pro Aero (just listed on eBay) and am going to check to see if there's any cracks there, too. If it's a paint or structural flaw, it might be among several from the same...
10-26-13, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By VintageDude

Yep - Resolved. Thanks for working with me on...

Yep - Resolved. Thanks for working with me on this.
10-26-13, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By VintageDude

Thanks for the kind words, Scott, and gomango -...

Thanks for the kind words, Scott, and gomango - post your stuff and I'll help promote it in several ways - all part of the service. We've got a Facebook page that's growing daily, the Twitter...
10-25-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By VintageDude

A Great Vintage - there's a sale going on!

Ad Sale!

As a way of thanking all of you for supporting A Great Vintage (http://www.agreatvintage.com) in these first early days of being online, I'll automatically upgrade any 1 week ad to a 30...
10-17-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By VintageDude

Limited production, chrome accents, state-of-the...

Limited production, chrome accents, state-of-the art Campy groupo for that year. A real eyeful. Ray Dobbins took some beautiful pics, as always, which can be found HERE...
10-17-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By VintageDude

AGV Outing - Bianchi Centanario

Just posted today on A Great Vintage. I've seen others go for over 10K, so, although this price seems high, it's not unreasonable....
10-15-13, 08:34 PM
10-15-13, 08:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,455
Posted By VintageDude

I want to thank all of you for your kind words...

I want to thank all of you for your kind words and solid constructive criticism. A Great Vintage IS a labor of love and my gift back to the vintage enthusiasts that have become such good friends over...
10-13-13, 09:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,455
Posted By VintageDude

Thanks folks, and you're right. We're dialing in...

Thanks folks, and you're right. We're dialing in the security and the site was down for an hour this evening - nothing compromised though. Growing pains are abundant, but we're getting there.

I...
10-13-13, 02:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,455
Posted By VintageDude

You Asked for it - You Got it! New Vintage Bicycle Online Marketplace

Hi everyone -

I'm posting this here as a one-time follow up to my post last week when I asked for interest in somewhere you can buy and sell vintage bicycles.

This is very relevant to folks...
10-06-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By VintageDude

I'm getting a lot of positive feedback and have...

I'm getting a lot of positive feedback and have received several dozen emails so far from people who want to be notified when I launch it in a few days. It's not too late to be added to the email...
10-05-13, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,057
Posted By VintageDude

Vintage Bicycle Selling Site - An eBay Alternative That I Think You'll Really Like

Hi folks- First off, I understand there are strict forum rules on simply advertising a Web site. This is a continuation of a topic that has come up several times here as well as the CR Group, so I...
06-28-13, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By VintageDude

I ride about 50 miles on weekends and 50 - 75 on...

I ride about 50 miles on weekends and 50 - 75 on stationary bike during the week. Average weekend speed is 16-17 mph. Thee are plenty of people out there that claim 21-23 mph, but that's a very high...
06-05-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By VintageDude

Yeah, Klein doesn't have a huge, loyal following....

Yeah, Klein doesn't have a huge, loyal following. I kind of like that though - makes finding details more challenging, which isn't a bad thing. Treasure hunt of sorts. I've seen many catalogs from...
06-05-13, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By VintageDude

Yeah, I believe he chimes in as a "Guest" from...

Yeah, I believe he chimes in as a "Guest" from time to time. He commented on my VintageRacingBicycles.com blog once, but there's no other trace of him.

No problem though - I'm getting good...
06-05-13, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,976
Posted By VintageDude

Vintage Klein Road Bicycle Question

I collect older Klein road bikes, and am trying to dig up info on the differences between a couple early 1980s models.

Does anyone know the difference between the "Klein Team Super" and the...
04-15-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 689
Posted By VintageDude

Vintage Bicycle Swap Meet - Long Beach CA - April 20th 2013

Greetings all,
A few Long Beach, CA area guys & girls are putting on a Vintage Bicycle Swap on April 20th in the vacant
lot next door to the Bicycle Stand Bike Shop @ 1824 Broadway Avenue, Long...
03-18-13, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By VintageDude

Thanks Skip - Good call. I've got my Batavus up...

Thanks Skip - Good call. I've got my Batavus up there right now and haven't received any emails. I better check it!
03-18-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,362
Posted By VintageDude

I'll be there for certain. I won't bring my bike...

I'll be there for certain. I won't bring my bike though - no room for that AND all the gear I'm expecting to purchase. :)
02-25-13, 12:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 920
Posted By VintageDude

I had this when walking/running, but stretching...

I had this when walking/running, but stretching my calf muscles got rid of it. Do the stair calf stretches - stand with the balls of your feet on a step, hang onto the doorjam or something sturdy,...
02-06-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,356
Posted By VintageDude

Beautiful restoration! Where did you buy the...

Beautiful restoration! Where did you buy the leather bar wrap? Thanks.
12-26-12, 10:18 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,452
Posted By VintageDude

Three cycling books! Thanks Santa (wife)! :) ...

Three cycling books! Thanks Santa (wife)! :)
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10-29-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,483
Posted By VintageDude

In 1989 I found an NOS set of Campy Cobalto...

In 1989 I found an NOS set of Campy Cobalto calipers and levers with all cables in-box for $135.00 on the discount table at Two Wheel Transit Authority in Huntington Beach, CA. Grabbed them right up,...
10-26-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,101
Posted By VintageDude

I've been a good customer to my local hobby shop...

I've been a good customer to my local hobby shop for Testor's and other model paints. I do mix my own and have had good luck with it. Just be patient and mix small amounts at a time.
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