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10-06-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,399
Posted By johnnyace

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not...

This Kalloy stem, on my Peugeot PXR80, while not having those *lovely* welds that you have, is very ugly. As far as functionality goes, I'm not sure why anyone would want a bouncy stem. Must be a...
10-06-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,399
Posted By BFisher

You call that ugly? That ain't ugly. Now,...

You call that ugly? That ain't ugly. Now, this...THIS is ugly!
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From an old...
07-12-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,177
Posted By hazetguy

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:beer:
06-28-21, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20,640
Views: 3,616,289
Posted By Drillium Dude

Why not? He's America's only TDF winner :) DD

Why not? He's America's only TDF winner :)

DD
06-24-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,410
Posted By johnnyace

It's definitely a Tour de France, see the gallery...

It's definitely a Tour de France, see the gallery (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/21745646).
06-13-21, 03:49 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,858
Posted By masispecial

It took longer than I expected, but it’s here,...

It took longer than I expected, but it’s here, and it’s glorious
...
03-26-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,410
Posted By con50582

Yes. The TT bikes were the old paint scheme. The...

Yes. The TT bikes were the old paint scheme. The road bikes were the new white....
03-18-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,410
Posted By Andy_K

Well, that's an interesting story. It seems to...

Well, that's an interesting story. It seems to have been a custom build. I can't prove provenance and I fully acknowledge how outlandish this claim is, but I think there's pretty good circumstantial...
03-04-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,976
Posted By tiger1964

I guess the correct response to that is...

I guess the correct response to that is :troll:Well, anyway, I promised a photo so here's one as I get closer:

...
03-04-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By AJI125

What he said :) 1988 Dealer Parts Catalog. ...

What he said :)

1988 Dealer Parts Catalog.

Athena
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Chorus
03-04-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By clubman

Here's what a Monoplaner looks like, see the...

Here's what a Monoplaner looks like, see the slotted arms?

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03-04-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By Ex Pres

Not monoplaners

Not monoplaners
03-02-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,745
Posted By jonwvara

Well, the crudely pinched-off ends of the seat...

Well, the crudely pinched-off ends of the seat stays where they're brazed to the seat lug are a little bit of a kludge, too, especially compared the the nice willow-leaf caps on the earlier models....
02-24-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 64,371
Views: 9,987,242
Posted By francophile

Looks like one of the shops I sometimes order...

Looks like one of the shops I sometimes order through overseas has a nice B. Carre frame in stock: https://www.cycling-vintage.com/-b-carre-race-frame-cadre-acier-c2x33735856

Can't easily post a...
02-15-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,858
Posted By masispecial

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I bought this Ritchey tandem off eBay a couple of...
02-09-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By CV-6

Too bad Norris Lockley is not on the list. Good...

Too bad Norris Lockley is not on the list. Good question and an observation.

I would think if one paid enough, they would get their initials on a cap. The pro bikes I have seen (pictures) by BC...
02-09-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By MiloFrance

Autosmell. Extra H. Never mind. There's always...

Autosmell. Extra H. Never mind.
There's always a reason. Here it is.
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02-05-21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By squirtdad

heck with whether the will kill you or...

heck with whether the will kill you or not....they're ugly....ditch them
02-05-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,354
Posted By bikingshearer

I wouldn't ride 'em. Of course, I wouldn't ride...

I wouldn't ride 'em. Of course, I wouldn't ride any CF wheels because I'm a luddite. But if I wasn't such a luddite I certainly would not trust a wheel that was (1) CF that is (2) old and (3) is...
01-28-21, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By juvela

----- lug pattern is NERVEX ref. 45/159 ...

-----

lug pattern is NERVEX ref. 45/159

bottom bracket shell is NERVEX ref. 159
"56" marking likely the frame size in cm

dropouts may have begun life as JUY or Agrati items
gear hanger has...
01-28-21, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By randyjawa

Now I feel better. I know darn well that I can...

Now I feel better. I know darn well that I can toe-in the Mafac brakes that I have owned using those beveled washers. This, for what it is worth, is one of the reasons that I am a fan of Mafac...
01-27-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By randyjawa

Now that is strange. I always thought that the...

Now that is strange. I always thought that the washers, sort of roundish, were adjusted to achieve toe-in. Will have a look next time that I am at the cottage. Anyway, a picture - the washers,...
01-26-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By southpawboston

I draw the line at salvaging old bars that have...

I draw the line at salvaging old bars that have any signs of having been bent or crashed. If it's been bent, it gets tossed.
01-26-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,296
Posted By cudak888

Seen it before, but never as pronounced as...

Seen it before, but never as pronounced as Randy's example. You did the right thing.

That's scrap aluminum or an art project waiting to happen.

-Kurt
01-26-21, 04:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By Santuri32

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This beauty!
01-26-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By Santuri32

Just a few more comments. I studied the...

Just a few more comments. I studied the Competition info from the 1983 and 1984 catalogs, the color of your bike may be the "dark burgundy", described in the 1983 K&F Mountain Bikes Catalog, when the...
01-26-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 169,662
Posted By chefdurfee

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My son and I are riding matching T700's on a gravel overnighter.
01-23-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By Santuri32

I'll do appreciate a scan of that flyer if...

I'll do appreciate a scan of that flyer if possible :). Regarding your frame, it does carries Ritchey's/MountainBikes 1984 Competition format ssCnn (ss=size/C=Competition/nn=serial number). Fishers...
01-20-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By Addamsmith

Hi there i am very keen and offerering you $600...

Hi there
i am very keen and offerering you $600 plus postage and handling my cost as its the only one missing from my collection
Hoping you can send to Australia
Kind regards
Addam smith
ps im...
01-19-21, 02:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,460
Posted By randyjawa

Welcome to the Bike Forums, EngarJack In my...

Welcome to the Bike Forums, EngarJack

In my mind, vintage kick stands are a gimmick and a bit of a dangerous one (for the bike).

They are not stable. I would much rather lean my bike against a...
01-16-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,742
Posted By 100bikes

Major Taylor by Tom Ritchie IMO, the best book...

Major Taylor by Tom Ritchie
IMO, the best book on this world champion.

Bob Chicken A passion for the bike by Graeme Fife
A great read and a tremendous source of information as well.

One more...
01-11-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,013
Posted By bikemig

Well if you're right and this is a hosteller (3...

Well if you're right and this is a hosteller (3 main tubes Reynolds), then the OP's price of $750 is likely optimistic.

But how do you explain the Reynolds fork which is what this looks to be? I...
01-10-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,407
Posted By curbtender

Picture assist...

Picture assist https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x2000/80-dsc_0332_b5035b7ebdae0908353574c5228a58f24403699c.jpg
01-08-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Addamsmith

So started to put frame together Used P3...

So started to put frame together Used P3 Stronglight Headset from 50s.
Stronglight Period correct bottom bracket with Stronglight 57 competition model cranks .
Now i bOught some chrome wrap to do...
01-06-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3,505
Views: 870,410
Posted By con50582

Oui.

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01-04-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 169,662
Posted By Hproduguidon

Bridgestone XO-1 1992 ...

Bridgestone XO-1 1992
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01-02-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By juvela

----- this set is the second generation "G2"...

-----

this set is the second generation "G2" or "Mk.II" edition created by Ets. Verot-Perrin reworking the original in 1981

the outer C/W is mis-mounted in that the small hole is supposed to go...
12-28-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,101
Posted By TimmyT

Glaciers just flow down their potential surface,...

Glaciers just flow down their potential surface, which is primarily driven by the surface of the ice. When we get to things like climate change and the ice sheets, I wear my professional hat. ...
12-25-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,454
Posted By DiegoFrogs

I wasn't born yet when these were originally...

I wasn't born yet when these were originally released, but I imagine they carried more than their fare share of lightweight girlfriends... The type you don't want your wife to find out about!

In...
12-19-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By CV-6

I should preface my comments each time with this...

I should preface my comments each time with this is what I have seen or learned from others. Norris Lockley is probably the person who knows the most of BC and even he says he learns something all...
12-19-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By bertinjim

Addamsmith- As cv-6 said, it's likely a...

Addamsmith-

As cv-6 said, it's likely a product for a smaller shop although Carre also built for firms like Gitane, Lejeune and, for 1 year, Bertin. It is one of the higher end bikes because Carre...
12-19-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By Addamsmith

A few more of my B.Carre ...

A few more of my B.Carre
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12-19-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By AZORCH

Excellent find! I'm a Carre´enthusiast, but most...

Excellent find! I'm a Carre´enthusiast, but most of what I can share is largely repeating what the experts on here have shared with me. Those others will be along soon enough to offer more insightful...
12-18-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,547
Posted By gravityhurts

NOS 1993 Bridgestone XO-1 / 55cm

I just bought a NOS 1993 Bridgestone XO-1, and it came with a wonderful story too. It sat, unassembled in a mom-n-pop bike shop for all these years - it's never been ridden. Shame too, because these...
12-17-20, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,707
Posted By Chombi1

The 84 Gitane Pro with the Columbus SL frame...

The 84 Gitane Pro with the Columbus SL frame tubing had been my "Moby Dick" bike for many years now, and I still have not found one to add to my stable. Most that come up for sale out there are...
12-17-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,061
Posted By gugie

I'm more impressed that you did a century with a...

I'm more impressed that you did a century with a death fork.

:D
12-17-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,050
Posted By unterhausen

This is not a framebuilding topic and your only...

This is not a framebuilding topic and your only hope would be that someone from C&V stumbled upon it in framebuilding. So I moved it to C&V.

As Andy said, this is most likely not an Italian frame....
12-14-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,650
Posted By cyccommute

WD-40 isn’t a “degreaser”* since it is about 25%...

WD-40 isn’t a “degreaser”* since it is about 25% “grease” (oil, actually). You are really just replacing one “grease” with another one. If you really feel the need to use an aerosol degreaser, get...
12-12-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By Addamsmith

My Gitane 1972 Super Corsa/Super Olympic Build

My Gitane 1972 Super Corsa/Sduper Olympic Build
one of my other Gitane Projects
Using all brand new period correct parts...
12-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,187
Posted By tiger1964

??? Did they have a team? Or, one of these...

??? Did they have a team?

Or, one of these bikes hanging on a rack on the rear of a Ford-France Comete would look cool. :thumb:
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