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04-20-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By imabeliever1

I was wrong. Some tiny bits of red left. ...

I was wrong. Some tiny bits of red left.
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04-19-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By merziac

Be still my beating heart, teen picks C+V over...

Be still my beating heart, teen picks C+V over all else, great job Dad! :thumb:

Mine had a Raleigh SC that he was sick when he let it get stolen, we had done a complete with framesaver rebuild...
04-19-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 458
Posted By AliH

Claud Butler for my daughter

My 14 year old needed a new bike so we went to our local collective (www.commonwheel.org.uk or check out their unofficial page full of judgement! https://uncommonwheel.weebly.com/)

Without any of...
04-17-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 10,744
Posted By hazetguy

Perfect morning for putting more miles on this...

Perfect morning for putting more miles on this year's clunker. Excellent weather, almost no traffic, nice leisurely paced ride. Bike felt really smooth, it's a pretty nice ride. Still has a weird...
04-15-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Jeff Neese

That Acera derailleur would be a fine upgrade,...

That Acera derailleur would be a fine upgrade, and perfectly compatible with your shifters.
04-15-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,032
Posted By Velo Mule

If I remember correctly Sheldon had these on one...

If I remember correctly Sheldon had these on one of his pages. Perhap the wheels could be spoke "POWer Wheel" fashion with all the spokes pulling forward for more power. POWerWheels...
04-14-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,987
Posted By 79pmooney

I bought a Bell Biker spring 1977 when I knew I'd...

I bought a Bell Biker spring 1977 when I knew I'd be racing Cat 3/4 and I also knew I wasn't fast enough to ride the front most of the time. That fall I was riding to a group ride with a friend of...
04-14-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 10,744
Posted By rustystrings61

I think if you choose this one for Clunker...

I think if you choose this one for Clunker Challenge duty, you should get style points for getting 100 km out of the original Delrin Simplex Prestige derailleur ensemble - and maybe bonus points if...
04-14-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,291
Posted By cudak888

I'd rather just see Specialized / DT properly...

I'd rather just see Specialized / DT properly support their legacy equipment (after all, these were still being used on modern wheels - in black - up to 2015, at least).

Not really a fan of that...
04-13-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 900
Posted By rustystrings61

All of the 531-tubed Austro-Daimlers and Puchs...

All of the 531-tubed Austro-Daimlers and Puchs are severely underrated, I think. When I finally recovered my long-lost Puch Royal X a few years back, I was thinking it was nice for nostalgia...
04-13-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 666
Posted By ThermionicScott

The Deore RD was no doubt needed to make the...

The Deore RD was no doubt needed to make the triple work. Good luck with the refurb!
04-13-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 539
Posted By Prowler

BSO is bicycle shaped object, often sold at big...

BSO is bicycle shaped object, often sold at big box stores and have stamped rear dropouts with, shall we say, integrated derailleurs that cannot be removed from the hanger. Slip joint pliers and a...
04-07-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 942
Posted By John E

May you never break a shift cable! I know the TdF...

May you never break a shift cable! I know the TdF is original/authentic, but having owned its Cyclo/Benelux clone, I simply cannot trust them. As one biased Carlton owner to another, the bike does...
04-07-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 356
Posted By ThermionicScott

If the freewheel teeth are in good shape,...

If the freewheel teeth are in good shape, consider sending it to Pastor Bob pastorbobnlnh to be cleaned and rebuilt. :thumb:
04-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 942
Posted By cudak888

What a joy to see this one back together!...

What a joy to see this one back together! Absolutely beautiful - as it always has been, even as a frameset.

Do link up the original thread to this just so we can go through the build - convoluted...
04-04-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 857
Posted By 1989Pre

Some nice Atom hubs on Wolber rims.

Some nice Atom hubs on Wolber rims.
03-28-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 825
Posted By jon c.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.

People did it all the time 50 years ago.
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Juan Foote

Catrike makes a model that has a bit higher seat...

Catrike makes a model that has a bit higher seat height and might be a possibility. I was thinking it was called the Trail model, but might be worth looking at their current offering. The wife and I...
03-20-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By clubman

VGT Luxe as well. That's a fine city bike. Good...

VGT Luxe as well. That's a fine city bike. Good on you.
02-20-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By Sturuss

1973 Atala Competizione - is this Classic or Vintage?

Bought this bike new in early 1974. Serial number indicates 1973 manufacture. I have been working on cleanup and de-rusting. Touch up paint is next, followed by new reproduction decals. I will...
02-14-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,925
Posted By Mad Honk

Rusty, Tell your friend that this is the...

Rusty,
Tell your friend that this is the Exalted BOC and in It's case perpetual motion does indeed exist (reminder that the BOC is not a machine but an idea). As per your request to line jump...
02-14-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,925
Posted By Drillium Dude

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is...

What is ironic about this photo is that Tim is now a mail carrier for the USPS :D

Also, I had to laugh when scanning The Rules: the infamous Ultraspontane is still called out (for those that...
02-14-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 9,925
Posted By nlerner

Sign me up, MH. The crap runneth over!

Sign me up, MH. The crap runneth over!
11-29-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,101
Posted By RustyJames

Worse yet - they don’t know what you’re talking...

Worse yet - they don’t know what you’re talking about.
11-28-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,101
Posted By tkamd73

I assumed it was about some 80s Campy rims. Tim...

I assumed it was about some 80s Campy rims.
Tim

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11-28-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,101
Posted By P!N20

...when you read about Omicron and think it's a...

...when you read about Omicron and think it's a new type of tubing from Columbus.
08-07-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By BoltBreaker

In other words, every frame ever sold by...

In other words, every frame ever sold by Rivendell - past, present, or future. :thumb:
08-06-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By Roadrunner1

That would be every bike that I have!!! My...

That would be every bike that I have!!!
My Bianchi was “old” when I got it. But the rest were all current product when I got them. … I have been out of the saddle for over 20yrs😀

This should be...
08-03-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By 70sSanO

A bike is classic or vintage if replacing one of...

A bike is classic or vintage if replacing one of the components with NOS costs more than the entire bike cost new.

John
08-03-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By cudak888

Thrilled to see this finally become a sticky. ...

Thrilled to see this finally become a sticky.

Thank you, mods! :thumb:

-Kurt
05-02-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,393
Posted By SDReames

The only bike that I have that would be...

The only bike that I have that would be considered Classic or Vintage is the PH10L Peugeot. I have a Red Line ConquestDisc hybrid bike that is my primary bike, an E3 Peak DS mountain ebike and a...
01-14-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,579
Posted By squirtdad

still Tom Cutherberson's "Anybody's Bike...

still Tom Cutherberson's "Anybody's Bike Book"
09-24-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,292
Posted By verktyg

Huret Dropouts

A picture is worth a thousand guesses.... :p

no67el , et al

The proprietary Huret dropouts had the forward travel stop at 4:00 O'clock. Campy compatible hangers have stops at 7:00 O'clock.
...
09-23-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,292
Posted By no67el

Huret dropout with Crane derailleur?

So: I have a Raleigh Competition frame which has a Huret derailleur hanger. Based on reading around in this forum, I sourced a Shimano Crane rear derailleur--- thinking that it would fit once I'd...
09-21-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,228
Posted By Glennfordx4

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you,...

First I want to say how sorry I feel for you, having just picking up the exact same bike in the exact same color a few months ago it is a nice bike. I work as a bike mechanic part time at a shop and...
09-21-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,228
Posted By Chombi1

If the dents were really already there when they...

If the dents were really already there when they received the bike, you'd think that a good shop that deals with a lot of older bikes would have pointed it out as a possible reason not to ride, thus...
09-21-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,228
Posted By bulgie

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm...

Question unrelated to solving your problem (I'm just curious): Is it a 1974 Super Tourer? If so, one of the coolest bikes of its type ever! Always rare even back then, and super rare now. To find...
09-20-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,310
Posted By branko_76

This is not only a Tom Waits song, it's an entire...

This is not only a Tom Waits song, it's an entire album...:)
09-20-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,310
Posted By zacster

6 pounds of USDA prime shell steaks and 2 bottles...

6 pounds of USDA prime shell steaks and 2 bottles of Italian DOCG wine. Not odd but certainly tasty. Just yesterday as a matter of fact.
09-19-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 27,094
Posted By Oldsledz

The 4 digit date number on the head badge ends in...

The 4 digit date number on the head badge ends in 9. There is a sticker on the bike that says made in China.
09-19-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,310
Posted By gugie

Mmmm, bacon.

Mmmm, bacon.
09-18-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,310
Posted By jamesdak

Well.....in Germany back in the mid 80's I...

Well.....in Germany back in the mid 80's I brought my stereo from the PX to the barracks on the back rack of my Peugeot. The PX was on a different kaserne then the one I lived on and it was done...
09-18-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 869
Posted By gdgross

Morning all - seems like re-packing the bearings...

Morning all - seems like re-packing the bearings was the ticket. Felt fine on the ride into work this morning!

In unrelated news, one of the nuts securing the real wheel to the frame had loosened...
09-16-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,864
Posted By branko_76

27" tires are still being made..... ...

27" tires are still being made.....

https://www.benscycle.com/wheel-goods/tires-630--27/23348-25914/search


KOOL-STOP brake pads are the way to go...
...
09-14-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 27,094
Posted By zukahn1

Interesting find as rookie at this will give...

Interesting find as rookie at this will give serious bonus status if you can manage to ride 100km on a FFS type 2 drive train. As for dating the bike is 81-82 made in Japan by Panasonic but could ...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,596
Posted By ramzilla

Definitely a contract build by Giant. Remarkable...

Definitely a contract build by Giant. Remarkable because this was the series of bicycles that signaled the beginning of the end for American made bikes. These old Schwinn World Sport bikes from...
09-12-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By Lascauxcaveman

And I always get conflicting directions on my way...

And I always get conflicting directions on my way from C-Record St to Croce d'Aune.
09-12-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By P!N20

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and...

The trouble is all the houses in Athena Pl and Chorus Rd look the same.
09-12-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By CroMo Mike

Colnago Place, and a bunch of others, in Fort...

Colnago Place, and a bunch of others, in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Apparently someone associated with bicycles had a lot to do with naming the streets there.
...
09-12-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By non-fixie

Gazelle street, Utrecht: ...

Gazelle street, Utrecht:

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