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10-12-21, 08:34 PM
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Posted By MauriceMoss

If you plan to restore it, Express had so many...

If you plan to restore it, Express had so many cool little details that, if I were restoring, I'd try to include in the final build. Everything from the wavy sword downtube decals, to the head badge,...
Replies: 2
Views: 183
Posted By MauriceMoss

I just posted about this Vetta in the other...

I just posted about this Vetta in the other thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1239978-italian-bike-frame-id.html#post22263106).
10-08-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By MauriceMoss

This looks like a Vetta (the Taverna family of...

This looks like a Vetta (the Taverna family of Padova and not the company that made computers, saddles, etc.).

Vetta used those curved lug cutouts most frequently, although you'll find some with 3...
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By MauriceMoss

I know of the brand but not a whole lot about the...

I know of the brand but not a whole lot about the origin of the bikes sold under their label.
Kästle is an Austrian company that's well known for manufacturing skiing equipment (the brand was...
10-08-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 433
Posted By T-Mar

There have been a few different versions of...

There have been a few different versions of Tourney centre-pull brake calipers over the years. The 1st version was virtually identical to the Dura-Ace centre-pull caliper but used a different alloy.
10-07-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By JohnDThompson

Fyi:

Fyi:
10-06-21, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

In all honesty, just about everything I post is...

In all honesty, just about everything I post is purchased from Bikeworks.org in Seattle, a nonprofit of donated items. Bikeworks is a very wonderful organization that promotes healthy living with...
10-06-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By sjanzeir

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Cricket ponders his prospects as King of the Couch.
10-04-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By non-fixie

That bottle cage is an ALE (or a copy) and it is...

That bottle cage is an ALE (or a copy) and it is very nice. I found one a few years ago, but made the mistake of mounting it on one of mrs non-fixie's bikes. I am not getting it back. :(
10-03-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By T-Mar

I concur, it's a Torpado from after the...

I concur, it's a Torpado from after the Agrati-Garelli takeover, which occured in 1981. Based on the pump peg and dual bottle bosses it would appear to be late 1980s, unless they were owner added...
10-02-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 618
Posted By macstuff

For the Love of Clubman Bikes

I did a short search and didn't find a similar thread although there are a few for other types of vintage bikes. If there is one let me know and I'll delete or whatever it takes and I will post...
10-01-21, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By MauriceMoss

Well, I find this frame a bit confusing. ...

Well, I find this frame a bit confusing.

Aside from the wraparound stays and the missing cable guides on the top tube, I'd say this was a Schwinn Voyageur 11.8 (or Voyageur SP) from the early 80s....
09-29-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 939
Posted By MauriceMoss

That's a nice find Tedbaz . I agree with...

That's a nice find Tedbaz .

I agree with most comments here - I think it's the work of a small builder. It also looks as if it may have had some work done post-production.
And, as rustystrings61...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By Retrogrouch731

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09-24-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By Flatforkcrown

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He likes to close doors
09-23-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By CrowSeph

Robur 1956

Hello , here my final restoration. This bike is branded "Robur" (cicli robur were founded by the owner's son of torpado).
In this particularly restoration i chosed to keep more original as possible...
09-22-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 386
Posted By WGB

I'm 6'1 and I need a 63. Depending on leg length...

I'm 6'1 and I need a 63. Depending on leg length your student may need a 65.
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By brewerkz

took a while to a find complete one, there are no...

took a while to a find complete one, there are no theads, just compression holding it in place and the oiler preventing rotation.
09-19-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 531
Posted By non-fixie

New low end bike. (Eddy Merckx content)

I went to pick up a bike this morning from a local seller, and I had noticed he also had the remnants of an Eddy Merckx bike for sale. So for an extra €25 it came home with me. I don't see these very...
09-19-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By rustystrings61

My suspicion is it a replacement head badge used...

My suspicion is it a replacement head badge used when the bike was repainted. The original got mangled, let’s grab this badge off of a Malaysian 3-speed Raleigh Sports (I had one with those...
09-18-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By T-Mar

The decal scheme is indicative of circa...

The decal scheme is indicative of circa 1975-1978. This is the era that Peugeot changed their serial number format, so it might have a serial number that indicates the month and year of manufacture....
09-18-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By MauriceMoss

Perhaps the seller's been huffing a bit too much...

Perhaps the seller's been huffing a bit too much tubular glue.


I would agree with juvela on the dating and value of this frame.

Those headlugs with the "H" cutouts aren't very common and...
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By MauriceMoss

Nice frame you got there Retrogrouch731, and a...

Nice frame you got there Retrogrouch731, and a rare-ish bird, too.


The fork crown, light blue paint (including the lining & pinstriping and the contrasting lug color), seat stay caps and the...
09-17-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 773
Posted By 52telecaster

I think I am going to adapt a suntour and save...

I think I am going to adapt a suntour and save the fancy stuff. The derailleurs are working well as long as I don't ask too much of them. I have ordered a 44 outer ring for the crank which will drop...
09-17-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By QuikRick

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Chopper passed away September 7, This pic was taken August 8. He was 16 years...
09-17-21, 08:41 AM
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Views: 273,617
Posted By sjanzeir

The three of us in this household (my wife, our...

The three of us in this household (my wife, our housekeeper and I) do the best we can, and it can - and does - get tough sometimes. We've given away plenty of cats these couple of years. But caring...
09-17-21, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By non-fixie

When I picked up the bike I had a look at the BB...

When I picked up the bike I had a look at the BB shell for a serial number, half expecting to find none. But there was one:
...
09-16-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By non-fixie

Show us your Stormvogel!

A thread title couldn't be more hopeful than this one, I think. :)

I'd never heard of the brand before this bike came up for sale. Ever curious, I looked at the ad, the pics and the text and...
09-12-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,028
Posted By MauriceMoss

I was sort of in the neighborhood posting in...

I was sort of in the neighborhood posting in another thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/1238333-please-help-identify-old-bike.html) and thought I'd...
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By MauriceMoss

Thanks for the tag, juvela . NDL - you...

Thanks for the tag, juvela .

NDL - you wouldn't happen to be in Australia, possibly Sydney area, would you?

The reason I ask is that most features of this frame seem point to a well regarded...
09-12-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By rsbob

Yes he is the master of disguise and very few...

Yes he is the master of disguise and very few words. In fact all his speech was unintelligible. It was my turn to name an animal and picked his name. My wife thought it was a terrible name but...
09-11-21, 07:01 PM
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Views: 273,617
Posted By rsbob

Mr Bean and his favorite dog ...

Mr Bean and his favorite dog

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Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By NDL

Sorry I am new to the C & V scene, here are the...

Sorry I am new to the C & V scene, here are the tubing measurement
Head tube 32mm
Top tube 26mm
Down tube 29mm
Seat tube 29mm
Seat Post 27mm
BB width 68mm
09-08-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By WGB

They appear to be same as these on the 'Bay. ...

They appear to be same as these on the 'Bay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/255123108678?hash=item3b6685b346:g:bU0AAOSwF-hhNRYJ

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/bU0AAOSwF-hhNRYJ/s-l1600.jpg

I note...
09-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 676
Posted By thumpism

Sounds like Brad's rank and name and post (Armed...

Sounds like Brad's rank and name and post (Armed Forces Network in Berlin).

It was not uncommon for U.S. troops to have access to the French PX in certain areas. A buddy of mine was stationed at...
09-07-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By sjanzeir

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Meet this handsome young lad. He goes by the name Copper. Copper is...
09-06-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By MauriceMoss

Numbers on the chainstay nozzles: I could...

Numbers on the chainstay nozzles:

I could swear I came across other examples of numbers stamped like that but now I can only find one, a Macario frame:
...
09-06-21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By MauriceMoss

I have seen this panto before, but it was on this...

I have seen this panto before, but it was on this same frame when it was listed on eBay (a few years back?) so not much help there. I do remember it being advertised as having a French threaded bb...
09-05-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By rm -rf

My neighbors feed a very skittish feral cat (with...

My neighbors feed a very skittish feral cat (with the ear clip). I can't get closer than 15 feet from her, but they can occasionally pet her, briefly, before she darts away again. They set up a box...
09-05-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By Phamilton

”Feral” in Zesty’s case refers to how she was...

”Feral” in Zesty’s case refers to how she was processed by the local SPCA, people bring them strays and they spay/neuter the cats, give them shots, and clip their ears before releasing them back into...
09-05-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By T-Mar

My assumption has always been that the Portugese...

My assumption has always been that the Portugese factory was Flandria owned or at least a joint partnership, as it is specifically mentioned and illustrated in 1970s Flandria literature. The location...
09-04-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 571
Posted By nlerner

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Raleigh-Sprite-St...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Raleigh-Sprite-Stem-Quill-Bolt-and-Nut-/224510800137?mkcid=16&mkevt=1&_trksid=p2349624.m2548.l6249&mkrid=711-127632-2357-0
09-04-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 721
Posted By MauriceMoss

Hi MiloFrance, good to hear from you again. ...

Hi MiloFrance, good to hear from you again.

Those are Prugnat Luxe 65 L 'Victoire' lugs, which I think came out in October 1985 (and were, as this writeup states, intended for high end frames):
...
09-04-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By Sir_Name

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Screeches
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09-04-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By T-Mar

On the pictured Mikado, it is a spare spoke...

On the pictured Mikado, it is a spare spoke holder., as suggested by SJX426. The Mikado brand consisted primarily of grand touring models and this was a common feature on them. The front braze-on...
09-03-21, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2,569
Views: 273,617
Posted By Phamilton

This is the feral cat called “Zesty”. She has...

This is the feral cat called “Zesty”. She has followed us to our new home from the last, where she showed up one day and didn’t leave. Since I have known her, I have seen her catch and eat at least...
09-03-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 585
Posted By T-Mar

Those decals look like the logo for a Spanish...

Those decals look like the logo for a Spanish LBS. https://bicicletascosme.com/
09-03-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By obrentharris

Thanks for posting this juvela. I still have...

Thanks for posting this juvela.

I still have my battered copy of King of the Road which I purchased shortly after its publication. I was recently prompted to read it again by bibliobob finding...
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By T-Mar

Based on the Campagnolo Victory components, in...

Based on the Campagnolo Victory components, in conjuction with dual water bosses and a pump peg, I'd move the date up slightly, to at least 1985. Given, the presence of a front derailleur hanger, it...
08-26-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 697
Posted By MauriceMoss

Like juvela , I have not come across any mentions...

Like juvela , I have not come across any mentions of GiNA branded pumps, either on the French forums mentioned earlier or Facebook groups (Le velo ancien, une passion ! and Vélo vintage, sortie de...
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